The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Acronis products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Acronis over the 3 months to 24 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 currently tracked.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Acronis
Rank 580 535 559
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +24
Contract jobs citing Acronis 7 3 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.006% 0.035%
As % of the Vendors category 0.028% 0.013% 0.075%
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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25052 22396 27843
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.89% 46.96% 46.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 14091 11884 14183
Average daily rate £395 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £228 £225
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 1059 1189 1316
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -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 £40.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -

Acronis
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Acronis Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Acronis
Daily Rate Trend

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

Acronis Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Acronis
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Acronis Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Acronis
Top 21 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Acronis within the UK over the 3 months to 24 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
England -44 7 £425 +78.94%
London -12 2 - -
North West - 1 - -
South East - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Bradford - - - -
Camberley - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
East of England - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Rochdale - - - -
Stratford-upon-Avon - - - -
Thatcham - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
City of London - - - -

Acronis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 13 (81.25%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
3 7 (43.75%) MS Exchange
4 6 (37.50%) LAN
4 6 (37.50%) HP
5 5 (31.25%) Citrix
5 5 (31.25%) Android
5 5 (31.25%) Apple iOS
6 4 (25.00%) XenApp
6 4 (25.00%) SolarWinds
6 4 (25.00%) Google Apps
6 4 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
6 4 (25.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 4 (25.00%) Fat Client
6 4 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
6 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (25.00%) Apple
6 4 (25.00%) Thin Client
6 4 (25.00%) ITIL
6 4 (25.00%) VMware
6 4 (25.00%) Wyse
6 4 (25.00%) Backup Exec
6 4 (25.00%) Google
7 3 (18.75%) ARCserve
7 3 (18.75%) CA
7 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
8 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
8 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Acronis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 7 (43.75%) MS Exchange
2 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (6.25%) Lync
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (6.25%) IBM Notes
3 1 (6.25%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) LAN
2 2 (12.50%) WAN
2 2 (12.50%) DHCP
2 2 (12.50%) DNS
2 2 (12.50%) SAN
2 2 (12.50%) Firewall
2 2 (12.50%) Network Security
3 1 (6.25%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MSI
1 2 (12.50%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Support Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) IT Support
4 3 (18.75%) Backup Administrator
4 3 (18.75%) Administrator
5 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Support Specialist
5 2 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
5 2 (12.50%) Storage Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support
6 1 (6.25%) Network Support
6 1 (6.25%) Server Support Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Desktop Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Security Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (6.25%) Server Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Thin Client
1 4 (25.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
2 1 (6.25%) Handset
2 1 (6.25%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Android
2 5 (31.25%) Apple iOS
3 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 2 (12.50%) Linux
3 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Vista
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) ITIL
1 4 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (12.50%) Data Security
2 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
2 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (12.50%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) VB
1 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.25%) C
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 4 (25.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 4 (25.00%) XenApp
3 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
4 2 (12.50%) vSphere
4 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (12.50%) ISA Server
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (6.25%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Backup Exec
2 3 (18.75%) ARCserve
3 2 (12.50%) NetBackup
4 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (37.50%) HP
3 5 (31.25%) Citrix
4 4 (25.00%) Apple
4 4 (25.00%) Wyse
4 4 (25.00%) VMware
4 4 (25.00%) Google
4 4 (25.00%) SolarWinds
5 3 (18.75%) CA
6 2 (12.50%) NetApp
6 2 (12.50%) Veritas
6 2 (12.50%) Cisco
6 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
6 2 (12.50%) 3Com
7 1 (6.25%) McAfee
7 1 (6.25%) Lotus