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 31 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Acronis
Rank 613 605 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing Acronis 7 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.011% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.028% 0.024% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£100 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £11.00 -

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
24887 24619 23745
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.77% 45.05% 46.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 14650 13583 12848
Average daily rate £400 £375 £387
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1077 1070 1201
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.55 £37.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

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 10 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 31 July 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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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 -24 7 £100 - 3
Merseyside -11 3 - -
North West -26 3 - -
Bootle - 3 - -
Hampshire -6 2 - -
South East -9 2 - - 1
Portsmouth - 2 - -
Birmingham - 1 - -
London - 1 £100 - 1
West Midlands - 1 - -

Acronis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
3 11 (73.33%) Active Directory
4 9 (60.00%) DHCP
4 9 (60.00%) VMware
5 7 (46.67%) Windows 7
5 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (46.67%) MS Exchange
6 6 (40.00%) Citrix
6 6 (40.00%) vSphere
6 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (33.33%) Lumension
7 5 (33.33%) CheckPoint
7 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (26.67%) Firewall
8 4 (26.67%) Symantec
8 4 (26.67%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (26.67%) Sophos
8 4 (26.67%) Blackberry
8 4 (26.67%) Veritas
8 4 (26.67%) DNS
8 4 (26.67%) IIS
8 4 (26.67%) MS Office
8 4 (26.67%) VMware ESX
8 4 (26.67%) Clustering
8 4 (26.67%) NetBackup
8 4 (26.67%) Backup Exec

Acronis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 (46.67%) MS Exchange
2 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (26.67%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Office
2 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (6.67%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (60.00%) DHCP
2 4 (26.67%) DNS
2 4 (26.67%) Firewall
3 2 (13.33%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Desktop Support
2 5 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Support Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Network Support
5 2 (13.33%) Network Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (13.33%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Installations Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Server Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) IT Support
6 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Blackberry
1 4 (26.67%) Clustering
2 3 (20.00%) EPoS
3 2 (13.33%) NHS
4 1 (6.67%) Thin Client
4 1 (6.67%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (46.67%) Windows 7
3 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (13.33%) Software Deployment
3 1 (6.67%) Validation
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL V3
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
System Software
1 11 (73.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (40.00%) vSphere
3 4 (26.67%) Hyper-V
3 4 (26.67%) XenDesktop
3 4 (26.67%) VMware ESX
4 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (6.67%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Norton AntiVirus
1 4 (26.67%) NetBackup
1 4 (26.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (60.00%) VMware
3 6 (40.00%) Citrix
4 5 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 5 (33.33%) Lumension
5 4 (26.67%) Veritas
5 4 (26.67%) Symantec
5 4 (26.67%) Sophos
6 2 (13.33%) Wyse
7 1 (6.67%) CommVault
7 1 (6.67%) HP
7 1 (6.67%) ServiceNow