The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Acronis
Rank 582 500 556
Rank change year-on-year
-82 +56
Contract jobs citing Acronis 8 3 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.016% 0.007% 0.038%
As % of the Vendors category 0.034% 0.015% 0.083%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 8
Average daily rate £425 £238 £160
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+78.94% +48.43%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 - £100
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £16.50 - £14.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.01 - £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.70 - £14.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 - £13.50
Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23526 20102 25414
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.83% 46.65% 45.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 13507 11052 13355
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1049 1107 1255
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Acronis
UK

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
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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -23 2 - -
North West - 1 - -
South East - 1 - -
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
Acronis
UK

Acronis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
3 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
4 4 (28.57%) LAN
4 4 (28.57%) HP
4 4 (28.57%) VMware
5 3 (21.43%) Citrix
5 3 (21.43%) CA
5 3 (21.43%) ARCserve
5 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
5 3 (21.43%) Android
5 3 (21.43%) Apple iOS
6 2 (14.29%) Google Apps
6 2 (14.29%) ISA Server
6 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (14.29%) XenApp
6 2 (14.29%) SolarWinds
6 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
6 2 (14.29%) vSphere
6 2 (14.29%) Wise Package Studio
6 2 (14.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (14.29%) Fat Client
6 2 (14.29%) Network Security
6 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
6 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
6 2 (14.29%) MSI

Acronis
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
2 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (7.14%) IBM Notes
3 1 (7.14%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (7.14%) Lync
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) LAN
2 2 (14.29%) Network Security
2 2 (14.29%) SAN
2 2 (14.29%) WAN
2 2 (14.29%) DHCP
2 2 (14.29%) DNS
2 2 (14.29%) Firewall
3 1 (7.14%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Wise Package Studio
1 2 (14.29%) MSI
General
1 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Support Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Administrator
2 3 (21.43%) Backup Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) IT Support
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Support Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Support
4 1 (7.14%) Server Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Security Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Server Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Server Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Fat Client
1 2 (14.29%) Thin Client
2 1 (7.14%) PDA
2 1 (7.14%) Handset
2 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Android
2 3 (21.43%) Apple iOS
3 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
3 2 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Vista
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
1 2 (14.29%) ITIL
1 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (14.29%) Data Security
1 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
1 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (14.29%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 2 (14.29%) VB
2 1 (7.14%) C
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
1 2 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
3 2 (14.29%) ISA Server
3 2 (14.29%) XenApp
3 2 (14.29%) vSphere
3 2 (14.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (7.14%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) ARCserve
2 2 (14.29%) NetBackup
2 2 (14.29%) Backup Exec
3 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) HP
2 4 (28.57%) VMware
3 3 (21.43%) Citrix
3 3 (21.43%) CA
4 2 (14.29%) SolarWinds
4 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 2 (14.29%) Apple
4 2 (14.29%) NetApp
4 2 (14.29%) Veritas
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco
4 2 (14.29%) Wyse
4 2 (14.29%) 3Com
4 2 (14.29%) Google
5 1 (7.14%) Lotus
5 1 (7.14%) McAfee