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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Acronis
Rank 663 639 610
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -29
Contract jobs citing Acronis 1 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.014% 0.022%
As % of the Vendors category 0.004% 0.031% 0.049%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 2
Average daily rate £250 £165 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.51% -61.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £165 £425
% change year-on-year
+51.51% -61.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £18.00

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
24678 25705 24586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.15% 45.31% 44.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 15154 14630 13836
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 801 1121 1066
Average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £17.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.78 £11.14 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 3 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 1 May 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
England -8 1 £250 +44.92% 7
Birmingham - 1 £250 - 3
West Midlands - 1 £250 - 5

Acronis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Citrix
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (54.55%) DHCP
3 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
4 5 (45.45%) DNS
4 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
5 4 (36.36%) Service Delivery
5 4 (36.36%) CheckPoint
5 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
6 3 (27.27%) Lumension
6 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
6 3 (27.27%) VPN
6 3 (27.27%) VMware
7 2 (18.18%) Firewall
7 2 (18.18%) Workflow
7 2 (18.18%) Finance
7 2 (18.18%) Reverse Engineering
7 2 (18.18%) NAS
7 2 (18.18%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (18.18%) BMC Marimba
7 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
7 2 (18.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
7 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
7 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (18.18%) Android
7 2 (18.18%) Clustering
7 2 (18.18%) Change Management

Acronis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (9.09%) IBM Domino
3 1 (9.09%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) DHCP
2 5 (45.45%) DNS
3 3 (27.27%) VPN
4 2 (18.18%) ADSL
4 2 (18.18%) Firewall
4 2 (18.18%) Junos
4 2 (18.18%) NAS
4 2 (18.18%) SAN
4 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
4 2 (18.18%) VLAN
4 2 (18.18%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Support Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Desktop Support
3 3 (27.27%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (27.27%) Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Network Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Network Support
3 3 (27.27%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 2 (18.18%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Support Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Blackberry
1 2 (18.18%) Clustering
1 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
1 2 (18.18%) RSA SecurID
2 1 (9.09%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
5 2 (18.18%) Android
5 2 (18.18%) Apple iOS
5 2 (18.18%) BlackBerry OS
5 2 (18.18%) Mac OS X
6 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Service Delivery
2 2 (18.18%) Change Management
2 2 (18.18%) Coaching
2 2 (18.18%) CRM
2 2 (18.18%) Document Management
2 2 (18.18%) High Availability
2 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
2 2 (18.18%) Network Load Balancing
2 2 (18.18%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
2 2 (18.18%) Reverse Engineering
2 2 (18.18%) Workflow
3 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) CCNA
1 2 (18.18%) CCNP
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (18.18%) MCSE
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) MCP
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (18.18%) Terminal Server
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) BMC Marimba
1 2 (18.18%) vMotion
2 1 (9.09%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Citrix
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) CheckPoint
4 3 (27.27%) Lumension
4 3 (27.27%) VMware
5 2 (18.18%) Avaya
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco
5 2 (18.18%) Dell
5 2 (18.18%) HP
5 2 (18.18%) Juniper
5 2 (18.18%) MobileIron
6 1 (9.09%) IBM