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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Acronis
Rank 586 551 522
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -29
Contract jobs citing Acronis 3 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.006% 0.017% 0.027%
As % of the Vendors category 0.013% 0.037% 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 1
Average daily rate
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£375 £175 £125
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+114.28% +40.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £175 £125
% change year-on-year
+42.85% +40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Average hourly rate £11.25 - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.25 - £20.00
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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
22961 21811 21448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.52% 46.18% 47.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 13942 12692 11463
Average daily rate £388 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.64% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1096 1036 1320
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.08 £36.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 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
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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
London +12 1 £500 +217.46%
North West -10 1 - -
South West - 1 £250 -
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
South East - - - -
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Acronis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (91.67%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
3 7 (58.33%) Citrix
4 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 6 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 6 (50.00%) Sophos
4 6 (50.00%) Blackberry
4 6 (50.00%) VMware
4 6 (50.00%) Symantec
4 6 (50.00%) Firewall
4 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (41.67%) SC Cleared
5 5 (41.67%) vSphere
5 5 (41.67%) Telecoms
5 5 (41.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (41.67%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (41.67%) VMware ESX
5 5 (41.67%) Clustering
5 5 (41.67%) NetBackup
5 5 (41.67%) Backup Exec
5 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2000
5 5 (41.67%) MS Exchange
5 5 (41.67%) Windows 2000
5 5 (41.67%) Veritas
5 5 (41.67%) SQL Server

Acronis
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (41.67%) MS Exchange
1 5 (41.67%) IIS
1 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (8.33%) Lync
2 1 (8.33%) IBM Notes
2 1 (8.33%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) Firewall
2 5 (41.67%) DHCP
2 5 (41.67%) DNS
3 2 (16.67%) VoIP
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (8.33%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2000
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (41.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (41.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Rollout Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Application Packaging
1 1 (8.33%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 5 (41.67%) Clustering
3 3 (25.00%) PDA
4 1 (8.33%) Handset
4 1 (8.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (41.67%) Windows 2000
4 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 2 (16.67%) Android
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Vista
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Phone 7
6 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (41.67%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (41.67%) vSphere
2 5 (41.67%) VMware ESX
2 5 (41.67%) vCloud
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Server
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) Norton AntiVirus
1 5 (41.67%) NetBackup
1 5 (41.67%) Backup Exec
2 3 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (58.33%) Citrix
3 6 (50.00%) Sophos
3 6 (50.00%) VMware
3 6 (50.00%) Symantec
4 5 (41.67%) Veritas
5 1 (8.33%) WatchGuard
5 1 (8.33%) SonicWALL
5 1 (8.33%) Veeam
5 1 (8.33%) Adobe
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco
5 1 (8.33%) Lotus