The table below looks at the statistics for PureDisk skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PureDisk over the 3 months to 24 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec NetBackup PureDisk
Rank 45 12 -
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -
Contract jobs citing PureDisk 3 14 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.66% 8.14% -
As % of the Systems Management category 9.38% 66.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 0
Average daily rate
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£222 £223 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £222 £223 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.66% -40.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Systems Management Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
32 21 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 7.03% 12.21% 10.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 12 13
Average daily rate £350 £223 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.95% -31.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £213 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £285 £494
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £32.54 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £21.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-6.23% -14.68%

PureDisk
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PureDisk across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

PureDisk Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

PureDisk
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

PureDisk Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

PureDisk
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region citing PureDisk 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 PureDisk.

1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) NetBackup
1 2 (66.67%) WMI
1 2 (66.67%) Clustering
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
1 2 (66.67%) SCDPM
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
2 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS

PureDisk
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region citing PureDisk 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 PureDisk. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Migration Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Data Migration Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) NetBackup
1 2 (66.67%) WMI
1 2 (66.67%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft