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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Acronis over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Acronis
UK
Rank 595 622 624
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +2
Contract jobs citing Acronis 7 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.010% 0.006%
As % of the Vendors category 0.035% 0.022% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 2
Median daily rate £345 £325 £289
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% +12.65%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £325 £289
% change year-on-year
- +12.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £11.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £11.50

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
19927 22517 23888
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.51% 43.30% 45.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 12360 13480 13683
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 738 840 973
Median hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +17.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £11.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

Acronis
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Acronis as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Acronis within the UK over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +39 7 £345 +6.15% 2
London - 4 £345 - 1
Suffolk - 2 - -
Ipswich - 2 - -
East of England - 2 - -
North West - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 - -
Liverpool - 1 - -

Acronis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Acronis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Acronis.

1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (76.92%) VMware
2 10 (76.92%) Windows Server
3 9 (69.23%) Active Directory
4 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (46.15%) Dell
6 6 (46.15%) Office 365
6 6 (46.15%) Data Centre
7 5 (38.46%) Windows 10
7 5 (38.46%) Hyper-V
7 5 (38.46%) Windows 7
7 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (38.46%) HP
7 5 (38.46%) Avaya
7 5 (38.46%) SQL
7 5 (38.46%) Cisco
7 5 (38.46%) Sophos
7 5 (38.46%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (30.77%) Altiris
8 4 (30.77%) Retail
8 4 (30.77%) Firewall
8 4 (30.77%) Wireless
8 4 (30.77%) Legal
8 4 (30.77%) Project Management
8 4 (30.77%) IPv4
8 4 (30.77%) IPv6
8 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange

Acronis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
1 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
2 2 (15.38%) IBM Notes
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (46.15%) Office 365
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (15.38%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 2 (15.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (30.77%) Firewall
1 4 (30.77%) IPv4
1 4 (30.77%) IPv6
1 4 (30.77%) LAN
1 4 (30.77%) NAS
1 4 (30.77%) Network Security
1 4 (30.77%) SAN
1 4 (30.77%) VPN
1 4 (30.77%) WAN
1 4 (30.77%) Wireless
2 2 (15.38%) MPLS
3 1 (7.69%) DECT
3 1 (7.69%) IP Telephony
General
1 4 (30.77%) Legal
1 4 (30.77%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Mac Specialist
2 2 (15.38%) Office 365 Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Support Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Deployment Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (7.69%) IT Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Office 365 Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Office 365 Expert
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Data Centre
2 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (76.92%) Windows Server
3 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (38.46%) Windows 10
5 5 (38.46%) Windows 7
6 2 (15.38%) Linux
6 2 (15.38%) Ubuntu
7 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
7 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (30.77%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (30.77%) Project Management
2 4 (30.77%) Server Virtualisation
2 4 (30.77%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (7.69%) Application Discovery
3 1 (7.69%) Change Management
3 1 (7.69%) Facilities Management
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Network Design
3 1 (7.69%) Server Building
3 1 (7.69%) Server Patching
3 1 (7.69%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) MCDST
2 1 (7.69%) MCSA
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) GxP
System Software
1 9 (69.23%) Active Directory
2 5 (38.46%) Hyper-V
2 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (30.77%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (23.08%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (15.38%) vCloud
5 2 (15.38%) vSphere
6 1 (7.69%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) AirWatch
2 1 (7.69%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) VMware
2 6 (46.15%) Dell
3 5 (38.46%) Avaya
3 5 (38.46%) Cisco
3 5 (38.46%) HP
3 5 (38.46%) Sophos
4 4 (30.77%) Aerohive Networks
4 4 (30.77%) Altiris
4 4 (30.77%) Fortinet
4 4 (30.77%) Meraki
4 4 (30.77%) Rackspace
5 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
6 2 (15.38%) Adobe
6 2 (15.38%) Apple
6 2 (15.38%) Citrix
6 2 (15.38%) Lotus
6 2 (15.38%) Veeam
7 1 (7.69%) arcserve
7 1 (7.69%) Polycom
7 1 (7.69%) Remedy