Period
to 17 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 6 months to 17 November 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
UK
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 756 742 734
Rank change year-on-year -14 -8 -1
Contract jobs citing 3PAR 122 152 159
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.28% 0.32% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 106 104
UK median daily rate £411 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.81% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £300 £300 £261
90th Percentile £522 £558 £534
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £340 £340
% change year-on-year +10.29% - -2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
UK median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £37.00

3PAR is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services.

All Vendors
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 43891 48012 49887
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.69% 45.31% 43.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 27261 29317 29425
UK median daily rate £430 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £238 £240 £225
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1471 1723 2124
UK median hourly rate £17.43 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.64% -5.71% +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.63 £10.14 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.25 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year - -5.69% +6.03%

3PAR
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing 3PAR as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for 3PAR in the UK

3PAR
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for 3PAR in the UK

3PAR
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing 3PAR over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for 3PAR in the UK

3PAR
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing 3PAR.

Contractor hourly rate trend for 3PAR in the UK

3PAR
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 3PAR within the UK over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -12 117 £411 +2.81% 11
UK excluding London +18 71 £375 +10.29% 7
London -22 48 £450 - 4
South East +1 24 £378 -5.63% 6
Midlands +41 17 £375 - 1
East of England -18 17 £365 -15.61%
East Midlands - 10 £375 - 1
North of England +38 8 £438 +36.72%
West Midlands +26 7 £338 -
North West +26 6 £444 +43.15%
South West +3 3 £425 +32.81%
North East +44 2 £430 +34.38%
Channel Islands - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 with a requirement for 3PAR.

1 88 (72.13%) SAN
2 87 (71.31%) HP
3 80 (65.57%) Windows
4 75 (61.48%) VMware
5 55 (45.08%) VMware Infrastructure
6 47 (38.52%) Microsoft
7 45 (36.89%) Cisco
7 45 (36.89%) EMC
8 44 (36.07%) Hyper-V
9 41 (33.61%) Data Centre
10 40 (32.79%) Windows Server
11 39 (31.97%) Active Directory
12 34 (27.87%) SQL Server
12 34 (27.87%) VMware ESXi
13 32 (26.23%) NetApp
13 32 (26.23%) PowerShell
14 31 (25.41%) Windows Server 2012
15 29 (23.77%) Linux
16 28 (22.95%) SQL
17 27 (22.13%) NAS
18 26 (21.31%) Citrix
19 25 (20.49%) Microsoft Certification
19 25 (20.49%) MCSE
20 24 (19.67%) Unix
20 24 (19.67%) Migration
20 24 (19.67%) Replication
21 23 (18.85%) SharePoint
22 22 (18.03%) Brocade
23 21 (17.21%) Microsoft Azure
24 20 (16.39%) Windows Server 2003

3PAR
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 23 (18.85%) SharePoint
2 19 (15.57%) MS Exchange
3 9 (7.38%) Skype for Business
4 6 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (4.10%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (3.28%) IIS
6 4 (3.28%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (2.46%) Documentum
7 3 (2.46%) IBM Domino
7 3 (2.46%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.28%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (17.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (12.30%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (4.10%) Office 365
4 4 (3.28%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.82%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (0.82%) PaaS
5 1 (0.82%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 88 (72.13%) SAN
2 27 (22.13%) NAS
3 13 (10.66%) Fibre Channel
4 11 (9.02%) iSCSI
5 10 (8.20%) DNS
5 10 (8.20%) Firewall
6 8 (6.56%) DHCP
6 8 (6.56%) VSAN
7 7 (5.74%) TCP/IP
7 7 (5.74%) VoIP
8 6 (4.92%) NetScaler
9 5 (4.10%) DMZ
9 5 (4.10%) Internet
9 5 (4.10%) Wireless
10 3 (2.46%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (2.46%) VPN
11 2 (1.64%) FCoE
11 2 (1.64%) FTP
11 2 (1.64%) MPLS
11 2 (1.64%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (27.87%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.20%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (4.10%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.64%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.64%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.64%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (1.64%) Oracle Exadata
4 2 (1.64%) Oracle9i Database
4 2 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.82%) MySQL
5 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (2.46%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.82%) MSI
General
1 14 (11.48%) Finance
2 7 (5.74%) Banking
3 5 (4.10%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.46%) Electronics
5 2 (1.64%) Legal
5 2 (1.64%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.82%) Advertising
6 1 (0.82%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.82%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.82%) Front Office
6 1 (0.82%) Law
6 1 (0.82%) Local Government
6 1 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 19 (15.57%) Architect
2 17 (13.93%) Storage Engineer
3 16 (13.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 13 (10.66%) Administrator
5 12 (9.84%) Technical Architect
5 12 (9.84%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 11 (9.02%) Analyst
7 9 (7.38%) Consultant
8 5 (4.10%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 5 (4.10%) Infrastructure Architect
8 5 (4.10%) Infrastructure Support
8 5 (4.10%) Server Engineer
8 5 (4.10%) Storage Analyst
8 5 (4.10%) Storage Specialist
8 5 (4.10%) Support Engineer
8 5 (4.10%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (3.28%) VMware Engineer
10 3 (2.46%) Data Centre Engineer
10 3 (2.46%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 3 (2.46%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.28%) Web Services
1 4 (3.28%) X-Windows
2 1 (0.82%) COM+
2 1 (0.82%) Flash
2 1 (0.82%) Middleware
2 1 (0.82%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 41 (33.61%) Data Centre
2 24 (19.67%) Replication
3 19 (15.57%) EMC VNX
4 15 (12.30%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (11.48%) Clustering
6 12 (9.84%) EMC VMAX
7 11 (9.02%) Computer Science
8 10 (8.20%) Management Information System
9 8 (6.56%) HP Storage
10 4 (3.28%) EMC Centera
10 4 (3.28%) EMC VNXe
10 4 (3.28%) Linux Command Line
11 3 (2.46%) Hybrid Cloud
11 3 (2.46%) Private Cloud
11 3 (2.46%) VxBlock/Vblock
12 2 (1.64%) Enterprise Cloud
12 2 (1.64%) PKI
13 1 (0.82%) Fat Client
13 1 (0.82%) Hedge funds
13 1 (0.82%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 80 (65.57%) Windows
2 40 (32.79%) Windows Server
3 31 (25.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 29 (23.77%) Linux
5 24 (19.67%) Unix
6 20 (16.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (13.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (13.11%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (9.84%) Solaris
9 8 (6.56%) AIX
10 7 (5.74%) VMS
11 6 (4.92%) CentOS
12 4 (3.28%) Data ONTAP
12 4 (3.28%) HPUX
12 4 (3.28%) Windows 2000
13 3 (2.46%) SUSE
14 2 (1.64%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.82%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (19.67%) Migration
2 19 (15.57%) High Availability
3 14 (11.48%) Project Management
4 11 (9.02%) Load Balancing
5 10 (8.20%) Asset Management
5 10 (8.20%) Configuration Management
5 10 (8.20%) Data Security
5 10 (8.20%) ITIL
5 10 (8.20%) Virtual Environments
5 10 (8.20%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 9 (7.38%) Data Migration
6 9 (7.38%) TOGAF
7 8 (6.56%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (5.74%) Data Management
8 7 (5.74%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (5.74%) Incident Management
8 7 (5.74%) Performance Monitoring
8 7 (5.74%) PRINCE2
8 7 (5.74%) Server Virtualisation
8 7 (5.74%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 32 (26.23%) PowerShell
2 28 (22.95%) SQL
3 8 (6.56%) VBScript
4 6 (4.92%) Bash Shell
5 4 (3.28%) Python
5 4 (3.28%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.64%) Ruby
7 1 (0.82%) Perl
7 1 (0.82%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (20.49%) MCSE
1 25 (20.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (14.75%) Security Cleared
3 16 (13.11%) Degree
4 15 (12.30%) SC Cleared
5 13 (10.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 10 (8.20%) CCNA
6 10 (8.20%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (8.20%) Computer Science Degree
7 8 (6.56%) MCSA
8 5 (4.10%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (3.28%) VCAP
10 3 (2.46%) DV Cleared
11 2 (1.64%) CCA
11 2 (1.64%) CCNP
11 2 (1.64%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (1.64%) RHCE
11 2 (1.64%) Sun Certification
12 1 (0.82%) Master's Degree
12 1 (0.82%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.02%) SLA
2 7 (5.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (3.28%) PMO
4 2 (1.64%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.64%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.82%) QA
System Software
1 55 (45.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 44 (36.07%) Hyper-V
3 39 (31.97%) Active Directory
4 34 (27.87%) VMware ESXi
5 19 (15.57%) vSphere
6 10 (8.20%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (6.56%) NFS
8 7 (5.74%) Terminal Services
9 6 (4.92%) SRDF
9 6 (4.92%) XenApp
9 6 (4.92%) XenDesktop
10 5 (4.10%) DFS Replication
10 5 (4.10%) Firmware
11 4 (3.28%) vCloud
11 4 (3.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 4 (3.28%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 3 (2.46%) Docker
12 3 (2.46%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 3 (2.46%) Virtual Servers
12 3 (2.46%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 15 (12.30%) Microsoft Clustering
2 12 (9.84%) SCCM
3 11 (9.02%) SCOM
4 10 (8.20%) vCenter Server
5 9 (7.38%) NetBackup
5 9 (7.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 8 (6.56%) Backup Exec
7 7 (5.74%) EMC VPLEX
8 6 (4.92%) Ansible
8 6 (4.92%) EMC TimeFinder
8 6 (4.92%) HP Data Protector
8 6 (4.92%) NetApp OnCommand
8 6 (4.92%) Puppet
8 6 (4.92%) vRealize
9 5 (4.10%) Norton AntiVirus
10 4 (3.28%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (3.28%) Red Hat Satellite
11 3 (2.46%) CFEngine
11 3 (2.46%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 3 (2.46%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 87 (71.31%) HP
2 75 (61.48%) VMware
3 47 (38.52%) Microsoft
4 45 (36.89%) Cisco
4 45 (36.89%) EMC
5 32 (26.23%) NetApp
6 26 (21.31%) Citrix
7 22 (18.03%) Brocade
8 17 (13.93%) Dell
9 16 (13.11%) IBM
10 15 (12.30%) Veritas
11 13 (10.66%) CommVault
11 13 (10.66%) Red Hat
12 10 (8.20%) Symantec
13 9 (7.38%) Oracle
14 7 (5.74%) Hitachi
15 6 (4.92%) EqualLogic
15 6 (4.92%) ServiceNow
16 5 (4.10%) SolarWinds
17 4 (3.28%) Infoblox