The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for knowledge and experience of 3PAR products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited 3PAR over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within HPE 3PAR.

3PAR
England / North West
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 118 159 146
Rank change year-on-year +41 -13  
Contract jobs citing 3PAR 19 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.65% 0.052% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 1.44% 0.11% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 3
Median daily rate £450 £438 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.67% +48.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £428 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £449 £318
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £340 £320
% change year-on-year +24.26% +6.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

3PAR is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1318 1744 1686
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 44.97% 45.38% 45.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 716 1028 833
Median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £275 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 57 113
Median hourly rate £16.00 £19.20 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.64% +9.68%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

3PAR
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing 3PAR as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for 3PAR in the North West

3PAR
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing 3PAR in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for 3PAR in the North West

3PAR
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 3PAR within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lancashire - 16 £450 -
Merseyside - 2 £419 -
Cheshire +22 1 £525 +19.78%
3PAR
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing 3PAR also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for 3PAR.

1 26 (100.00%) SAN
2 25 (96.15%) HP
2 25 (96.15%) Migration
3 24 (92.31%) EMC
4 23 (88.46%) Data Migration
4 23 (88.46%) Data Centre
5 22 (84.62%) Cisco
6 21 (80.77%) Brocade
7 20 (76.92%) Fibre Channel
8 10 (38.46%) SC Cleared
8 10 (38.46%) Security Cleared
9 4 (15.38%) Banking
9 4 (15.38%) Finance
10 3 (11.54%) iSCSI
11 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (7.69%) Time Management
11 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (7.69%) NetApp
11 2 (7.69%) SQL
11 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
11 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2016
11 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Transformation
12 1 (3.85%) vRealize
12 1 (3.85%) vCenter Server
12 1 (3.85%) Network Packet Analysis
12 1 (3.85%) Re-Platforming
12 1 (3.85%) ITIL
12 1 (3.85%) Windows

3PAR
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 26 (100.00%) SAN
2 20 (76.92%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (11.54%) iSCSI
4 1 (3.85%) Firewall
4 1 (3.85%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 4 (15.38%) Banking
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
2 1 (3.85%) Marketing
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Architect
2 8 (30.77%) Storage Architect
3 7 (26.92%) Storage Specialist
4 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (7.69%) DBA
6 2 (7.69%) Migration Architect
6 2 (7.69%) SQL DBA
6 2 (7.69%) SQL Server DBA
7 1 (3.85%) Administrator
7 1 (3.85%) Cisco Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Cisco Specialist
7 1 (3.85%) Data Centre Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Designer
7 1 (3.85%) Migration Specialist
7 1 (3.85%) NetApp Specialist
7 1 (3.85%) Product Specialist
7 1 (3.85%) SAN Specialist
7 1 (3.85%) Windows Administrator
7 1 (3.85%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 23 (88.46%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.85%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) AIX
1 1 (3.85%) HPUX
1 1 (3.85%) Solaris
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
1 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (96.15%) Migration
2 23 (88.46%) Data Migration
3 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Transformation
3 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (7.69%) Time Management
4 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce
4 1 (3.85%) ITIL
4 1 (3.85%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.85%) Network Packet Analysis
4 1 (3.85%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (3.85%) Performance Management
4 1 (3.85%) Programme Management
4 1 (3.85%) Re-Platforming
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (38.46%) SC Cleared
1 10 (38.46%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) BladeLogic
1 1 (3.85%) vCenter Server
1 1 (3.85%) vRealize
Vendors
1 25 (96.15%) HP
2 24 (92.31%) EMC
3 22 (84.62%) Cisco
4 21 (80.77%) Brocade
5 2 (7.69%) NetApp
6 1 (3.85%) BMC
6 1 (3.85%) IBM
6 1 (3.85%) VMware