The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Acronis
Rank 604 573 592
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +19
Contract jobs citing Acronis 8 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.002% 0.003%
As % of the Vendors category 0.031% 0.004% 0.007%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
Average hourly rate £11.75 - £15.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.80 - £15.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 - £15.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.38 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25793 24704 26940
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 46.35% 46.90% 46.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 14444 13694 13692
Average daily rate £385 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.66%
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 £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1093 1105 1354
Average hourly rate £18.50 £19.48 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.03% -0.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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 20 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 28 August 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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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
England -9 8 - - 1
North West - 3 - - 1
South East - 3 - -
London +8 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Wakefield - 1 - -
Wembley - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Manchester - - - - 1
Ossett - - - -
Rochdale - - - - 1
Birmingham - - - -
Burton-upon-Trent - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Dorking - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Scotland - - - -

Acronis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 6 (50.00%) PDA
3 6 (50.00%) SCCM
4 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
4 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
4 5 (41.67%) Citrix
4 5 (41.67%) Blackberry
5 4 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
5 4 (33.33%) VMware
5 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
6 3 (25.00%) vSphere
6 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (25.00%) vCloud
6 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (25.00%) VMware ESX
6 3 (25.00%) Clustering
6 3 (25.00%) NetBackup
6 3 (25.00%) Backup Exec
6 3 (25.00%) Veritas
6 3 (25.00%) Firewall
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (25.00%) Symantec
6 3 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus

Acronis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (25.00%) IIS
1 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (16.67%) IBM Notes
2 2 (16.67%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (8.33%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) DHCP
1 3 (25.00%) DNS
1 3 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (16.67%) VoIP
3 1 (8.33%) WAN
3 1 (8.33%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Desktop Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Desktop Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Integration Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Desktop Support
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Support Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Rollout Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) PDA
2 5 (41.67%) Blackberry
3 3 (25.00%) Clustering
4 2 (16.67%) Handset
5 1 (8.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (25.00%) Windows 2000
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Vista
5 2 (16.67%) Android
5 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (16.67%) Time Management
3 1 (8.33%) Data Security
3 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) VMware ESX
2 3 (25.00%) vSphere
2 3 (25.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) SCCM
2 3 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (25.00%) NetBackup
2 3 (25.00%) Backup Exec
3 2 (16.67%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) Citrix
3 4 (33.33%) VMware
4 3 (25.00%) Veritas
4 3 (25.00%) Symantec
4 3 (25.00%) Sophos
5 2 (16.67%) Lotus
5 2 (16.67%) Altiris
6 1 (8.33%) NetApp
6 1 (8.33%) HP