The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Acronis products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Acronis over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Acronis
Rank 162 132 -
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -
Contract jobs citing Acronis 3 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.068% 0.097% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.16% 0.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £160 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £11.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £11.38 -
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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 North West region.

Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1878 1388 1281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 42.78% 44.98% 44.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1081 725 572
Average daily rate £390 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.41% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £214 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 91 103
Average hourly rate £19.03 £18.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.86% -9.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

Acronis
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Acronis Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Acronis
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Acronis Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Acronis
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Acronis Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Acronis
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Acronis within the North West region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. 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
Merseyside -9 3 - -
Acronis
England

Acronis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) DHCP
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (60.00%) Symantec
3 3 (60.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (60.00%) Sophos
3 3 (60.00%) Blackberry
3 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 3 (60.00%) IIS
3 3 (60.00%) Citrix
3 3 (60.00%) Veritas
3 3 (60.00%) DNS
3 3 (60.00%) vSphere
3 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 3 (60.00%) VMware ESX
3 3 (60.00%) Clustering
3 3 (60.00%) NetBackup
3 3 (60.00%) Backup Exec
3 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (60.00%) XenDesktop
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 7

Acronis
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (60.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) DHCP
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Desktop Support
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Installations Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Desktop Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (60.00%) Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) Validation
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) VMware ESX
2 3 (60.00%) XenDesktop
2 3 (60.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (60.00%) NetBackup
1 3 (60.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) Veritas
2 3 (60.00%) Symantec
2 3 (60.00%) Sophos
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Lumension
3 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (20.00%) Wyse