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 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Acronis
Rank 612 608 587
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -21
Contract jobs citing Acronis 13 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.014% 0.002%
As % of the Vendors category 0.051% 0.031% 0.004%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
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£160 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £160 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £11.75 -
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
25732 25448 24415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.93% 45.76% 46.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 15200 14185 13493
Average daily rate £400 £380 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1100 1086 1100
Average hourly rate £18.75 £18.46 £19.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.57% -5.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £39.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 14 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 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 -7 13 £160 - 1
South East -15 7 £160 - 1
Oxfordshire - 7 £160 -
Oxford - 6 £160 -
Merseyside -9 3 - -
North West -31 3 - -
Bootle - 3 - -
London +18 1 £100 -
Hampshire -10 1 £160 -
Northumberland - 1 - -
North East - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 - -
Southampton - 1 £160 -

Acronis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (86.36%) Microsoft
3 18 (81.82%) Active Directory
4 16 (72.73%) DHCP
5 14 (63.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (63.64%) Windows 7
6 13 (59.09%) MS Exchange
7 12 (54.55%) CheckPoint
7 12 (54.55%) Lumension
8 8 (36.36%) VMware
9 6 (27.27%) Citrix
10 5 (22.73%) vSphere
10 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (18.18%) Hyper-V
11 4 (18.18%) XenDesktop
11 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (18.18%) VMware ESX
11 4 (18.18%) Clustering
11 4 (18.18%) NetBackup
11 4 (18.18%) Backup Exec
11 4 (18.18%) Veritas
11 4 (18.18%) NHS
11 4 (18.18%) DNS
11 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
11 4 (18.18%) IIS
11 4 (18.18%) MS Office
11 4 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (18.18%) Firewall

Acronis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 13 (59.09%) MS Exchange
2 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (18.18%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Office
1 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (72.73%) DHCP
2 4 (18.18%) DNS
2 4 (18.18%) Firewall
3 2 (9.09%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (13.64%) Retail
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) Desktop Support
2 11 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 11 (50.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 11 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 8 (36.36%) Network Support
4 7 (31.82%) Network Support Engineer
4 7 (31.82%) Network Engineer
5 4 (18.18%) Analyst
5 4 (18.18%) Support Analyst
5 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (18.18%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (13.64%) Desktop Analyst
6 3 (13.64%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (13.64%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 3 (13.64%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (9.09%) IT Support
8 1 (4.55%) Windows Server Engineer
8 1 (4.55%) Network Analyst
8 1 (4.55%) Network Support Analyst
8 1 (4.55%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) NHS
1 4 (18.18%) Blackberry
1 4 (18.18%) Clustering
2 3 (13.64%) EPoS
3 1 (4.55%) Fat Client
3 1 (4.55%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (63.64%) Windows Server 2003
2 14 (63.64%) Windows 7
3 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (9.09%) Software Deployment
3 1 (4.55%) Validation
3 1 (4.55%) ITIL V3
3 1 (4.55%) ITIL
3 1 (4.55%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) SQL
System Software
1 18 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 5 (22.73%) vSphere
3 4 (18.18%) Hyper-V
3 4 (18.18%) XenDesktop
3 4 (18.18%) VMware ESX
4 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.55%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) Norton AntiVirus
1 4 (18.18%) NetBackup
1 4 (18.18%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 19 (86.36%) Microsoft
2 12 (54.55%) CheckPoint
2 12 (54.55%) Lumension
3 8 (36.36%) VMware
4 6 (27.27%) Citrix
5 4 (18.18%) Symantec
5 4 (18.18%) Sophos
5 4 (18.18%) Veritas
6 2 (9.09%) Wyse
7 1 (4.55%) CommVault
7 1 (4.55%) HP
7 1 (4.55%) ServiceNow