The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Acronis products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Acronis over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not 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 Acronis, Inc.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Acronis
Rank 576 580 563
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -17
Contract jobs citing Acronis 5 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.011% 0.011% 0.018%
As % of the Vendors category 0.025% 0.024% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 3
Average daily rate £325 £349 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.74% +16.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £166 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £484 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £250 £281
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £11.50 £13.39
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -14.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £11.50 -
Acronis
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
19800 21268 20657
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 42.60% 45.70% 45.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 11985 12552 11600
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 783 915 914
Average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £17.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.85% +1.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

Acronis
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Acronis across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Acronis Jobs Demand Trend in England

Acronis
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Acronis across the England region.

Acronis Daily Rate Trend in England

Acronis
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Acronis across the England region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Acronis Daily Rate Histogram in England

Acronis
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Acronis across the England region.

Acronis Hourly Rate Trend in England

Acronis
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Acronis within the England region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +9 2 £325 -27.29%
West Midlands - 2 £275 -
South West -3 1 - -
Acronis
UK

Acronis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Acronis also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Acronis.

1 17 (80.95%) Windows
2 15 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 14 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
5 12 (57.14%) DHCP
5 12 (57.14%) MS Exchange
6 11 (52.38%) CheckPoint
6 11 (52.38%) Windows 7
7 10 (47.62%) Lumension
8 8 (38.10%) Citrix
9 4 (19.05%) Service Delivery
9 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
9 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
9 4 (19.05%) DNS
9 4 (19.05%) Reverse Engineering
10 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
10 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
11 2 (9.52%) CRM
11 2 (9.52%) ADSL
11 2 (9.52%) VoIP
11 2 (9.52%) MCSE
11 2 (9.52%) SQL
11 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
11 2 (9.52%) Cisco
11 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
11 2 (9.52%) VPN
11 2 (9.52%) CCNP
11 2 (9.52%) CCNA
11 2 (9.52%) HP
11 2 (9.52%) Dell

Acronis
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Acronis also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Acronis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 12 (57.14%) DHCP
2 4 (19.05%) DNS
3 2 (9.52%) ADSL
3 2 (9.52%) Firewall
3 2 (9.52%) Junos
3 2 (9.52%) NAS
3 2 (9.52%) SAN
3 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
3 2 (9.52%) VLAN
3 2 (9.52%) VoIP
3 2 (9.52%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Support Engineer
2 11 (52.38%) Desktop Support
3 10 (47.62%) Network Support
4 9 (42.86%) Desktop Engineer
4 9 (42.86%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 9 (42.86%) Network Engineer
4 9 (42.86%) Network Support Engineer
5 5 (23.81%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (19.05%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 4 (19.05%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (19.05%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (19.05%) Analyst
7 2 (9.52%) Desktop Analyst
7 2 (9.52%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (9.52%) Support Analyst
8 1 (4.76%) IT Support Technician
8 1 (4.76%) Network Analyst
8 1 (4.76%) Network Support Analyst
8 1 (4.76%) Support Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Blackberry
1 2 (9.52%) Clustering
1 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
1 2 (9.52%) NHS
1 2 (9.52%) SecurID
2 1 (4.76%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 17 (80.95%) Windows
2 14 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (52.38%) Windows 7
4 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
5 2 (9.52%) Android
5 2 (9.52%) Apple iOS
5 2 (9.52%) BlackBerry OS
5 2 (9.52%) Mac OS X
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Reverse Engineering
1 4 (19.05%) Service Delivery
2 2 (9.52%) Change Management
2 2 (9.52%) Coaching
2 2 (9.52%) CRM
2 2 (9.52%) Document Management
2 2 (9.52%) High Availability
2 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
2 2 (9.52%) Network Load Balancing
2 2 (9.52%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (9.52%) Problem Management
2 2 (9.52%) Workflow
3 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
1 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) CCNA
2 2 (9.52%) CCNP
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (9.52%) MCSE
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.76%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 15 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (9.52%) Terminal Server
2 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) BMC Marimba
1 2 (9.52%) vMotion
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
2 11 (52.38%) CheckPoint
3 10 (47.62%) Lumension
4 8 (38.10%) Citrix
5 2 (9.52%) Avaya
5 2 (9.52%) Cisco
5 2 (9.52%) Dell
5 2 (9.52%) HP
5 2 (9.52%) Juniper
5 2 (9.52%) MobileIron
5 2 (9.52%) VMware