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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Acronis
Rank 583 - 563
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Acronis 6 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% - 0.010%
As % of the Vendors category 0.024% - 0.022%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate
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- - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Average hourly rate £11.00 - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 - -
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25006 24082 26946
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.78% 47.09% 46.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13870 13069 13651
Average daily rate £380 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
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 1077 1194 1397
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%

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 22 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 29 July 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 - 6 - - 3
North West - 3 - -
West Yorkshire - 2 - -
Yorkshire - 2 - -
Wakefield - 2 - -
South East - 1 - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bradford - - - -
Burton-upon-Trent - - - -
Dorking - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
London - - - - 2
Manchester - - - -
Ossett - - - -
Rochdale - - - -
Stratford-upon-Avon - - - -
Scotland - - - -

Acronis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
3 6 (46.15%) PDA
3 6 (46.15%) SCCM
4 5 (38.46%) Windows 7
4 5 (38.46%) VMware
4 5 (38.46%) Windows XP
5 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
6 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
6 3 (23.08%) Veritas
6 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
6 3 (23.08%) DHCP
6 3 (23.08%) DNS
6 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
6 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (23.08%) Firewall
6 3 (23.08%) NetBackup
6 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (23.08%) vSphere
6 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
7 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
7 2 (15.38%) Network Security
7 2 (15.38%) Time Management
7 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
7 2 (15.38%) Sysprep
7 2 (15.38%) Wise Package Studio
7 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
7 2 (15.38%) Altiris

Acronis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (23.08%) MS Exchange
1 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (7.69%) Lync
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.69%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) IBM Notes
2 1 (7.69%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) DHCP
1 3 (23.08%) DNS
1 3 (23.08%) Firewall
2 2 (15.38%) Network Security
2 2 (15.38%) WAN
2 2 (15.38%) SAN
2 2 (15.38%) LAN
3 1 (7.69%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MSI
1 2 (15.38%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 2 (15.38%) Support Specialist
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Integration Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Storage Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) PDA
2 2 (15.38%) Blackberry
3 1 (7.69%) Handset
3 1 (7.69%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Windows 7
2 5 (38.46%) Windows XP
3 2 (15.38%) Linux
3 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 2000
4 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Vista
4 1 (7.69%) Android
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (15.38%) Data Security
2 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
2 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (15.38%) Network Design
2 2 (15.38%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) VB
1 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) vSphere
3 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
3 2 (15.38%) ISA Server
4 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (7.69%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) SCCM
2 3 (23.08%) NetBackup
3 2 (15.38%) Sysprep
4 1 (7.69%) Backup Exec
4 1 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) VMware
3 3 (23.08%) Veritas
4 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
4 2 (15.38%) HP
4 2 (15.38%) Citrix
4 2 (15.38%) NetApp
4 2 (15.38%) Altiris
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco
4 2 (15.38%) 3Com
5 1 (7.69%) Symantec
5 1 (7.69%) Sophos
5 1 (7.69%) Lotus