The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
3PAR
England / West Midlands
Rank 109 129 -
Rank change year-on-year +20 -  
Contract jobs citing 3PAR 9 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.39% 0.037% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.93% 0.077% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £400 £200 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £408 £388
% change year-on-year +3.06% +5.16%  
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 West Midlands.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 963 1307 1279
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 41.82% 48.50% 50.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 570 654 660
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 38 103
Median hourly rate £18.00 £14.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.13% -35.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £9.58 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.88 £22.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

3PAR
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 West Midlands

3PAR
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for 3PAR in the West Midlands

3PAR
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 3PAR within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 March 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
Birmingham - 5 £375 -
Warwickshire - 4 £400 -
3PAR
England

3PAR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for 3PAR.

1 10 (90.91%) HP
2 8 (72.73%) EMC
2 8 (72.73%) SAN
2 8 (72.73%) Migration
3 7 (63.64%) Workflow
3 7 (63.64%) CLARiiON
3 7 (63.64%) NetApp
3 7 (63.64%) SLA
3 7 (63.64%) ITIL
3 7 (63.64%) Symmetrix DMX
3 7 (63.64%) SRDF
3 7 (63.64%) Trend Analysis
4 6 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (54.55%) Problem Management
4 6 (54.55%) Network Security
4 6 (54.55%) Incident Management
4 6 (54.55%) Linux
4 6 (54.55%) IBM
4 6 (54.55%) Dell
4 6 (54.55%) Change Management
5 5 (45.45%) Brocade
5 5 (45.45%) Product Management
5 5 (45.45%) Escalation Management
5 5 (45.45%) Customer Requirements
6 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
7 3 (27.27%) Degree
7 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
7 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (27.27%) Electronics
7 3 (27.27%) VMware

3PAR
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) SAN
2 6 (54.55%) Network Security
3 1 (9.09%) DHCP
3 1 (9.09%) DNS
General
1 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
2 3 (27.27%) Electronics
3 2 (18.18%) Finance
3 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
3 2 (18.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Architect
2 5 (45.45%) Technical Architect
3 4 (36.36%) Storage Architect
4 3 (27.27%) Storage Engineer
5 2 (18.18%) HP Storage Architect
6 1 (9.09%) Data Architect
6 1 (9.09%) Data Centre Architect
6 1 (9.09%) EMC Storage Architect
6 1 (9.09%) HP Storage Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
6 1 (9.09%) Senior Storage Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (9.09%) Unix Architect
6 1 (9.09%) VMware Specialist
6 1 (9.09%) Windows Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (9.09%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) CLARiiON
1 7 (63.64%) Symmetrix DMX
2 6 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
4 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
4 2 (18.18%) HP Storage
5 1 (9.09%) Clustering
5 1 (9.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (9.09%) HPUX
3 1 (9.09%) Unix
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Migration
2 7 (63.64%) ITIL
2 7 (63.64%) Trend Analysis
2 7 (63.64%) Workflow
3 6 (54.55%) Change Management
3 6 (54.55%) Incident Management
3 6 (54.55%) Problem Management
4 5 (45.45%) Customer Requirements
4 5 (45.45%) Escalation Management
4 5 (45.45%) Product Management
5 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3
5 1 (9.09%) Presales
5 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) MCSE
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (63.64%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) SRDF
2 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
3 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 1 (9.09%) Terminal Server
3 1 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
3 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) SCCM
2 1 (9.09%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) HP
2 8 (72.73%) EMC
3 7 (63.64%) NetApp
4 6 (54.55%) Dell
4 6 (54.55%) IBM
5 5 (45.45%) Brocade
6 3 (27.27%) VMware
7 1 (9.09%) Citrix
7 1 (9.09%) Intel Security
7 1 (9.09%) Oracle