The table below looks at the statistics for ARCserve skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ARCserve over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CA ARCserve
Rank 565 550 552
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +2
Contract jobs citing ARCserve 27 20 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.039% 0.018%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.60% 0.55% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 16 7
Average daily rate
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£400 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £191 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £308 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £275 £165
% change year-on-year
+30.90% +66.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Systems Management Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
4489 3666 3158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.28% 7.16% 6.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2803 2203 1667
Average daily rate £415 £388 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.09% +3.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £503 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 140 208
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.53 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.58% -10.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.02 £12.42 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.88 £37.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £21.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-6.23% -14.68%

ARCserve
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ARCserve within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

ARCserve Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ARCserve
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ARCserve within the UK.

ARCserve Daily Rate Trend in the UK

ARCserve
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ARCserve within the UK over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

ARCserve Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

ARCserve
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ARCserve within the UK.

ARCserve Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

ARCserve
Top 29 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ARCserve within the UK over the 3 months to 24 December 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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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 -22 26 £400 +45.45% 3
South East -23 15 £370 +20.32%
London +15 7 £450 +63.63%
Yorkshire -8 4 £190 -
Berkshire -9 1 £230 -25.20%
West Yorkshire -14 1 - -
Slough - 1 £230 -
City of London - 1 - -
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Reading - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Birmingham - - - - 1
Bristol - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Crawley - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Leeds - - - -
South West - - - - 2
West Midlands - - - - 1
Scotland - - - -
East of England - - - -

ARCserve
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing ARCserve 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 ARCserve.

1 53 (91.38%) Windows
2 38 (65.52%) VMware
3 35 (60.34%) MS Exchange
3 35 (60.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 34 (58.62%) Microsoft
5 32 (55.17%) CA
6 29 (50.00%) Security Cleared
7 28 (48.28%) SharePoint
8 27 (46.55%) HP
9 23 (39.66%) SAN
9 23 (39.66%) MS Excel
9 23 (39.66%) Analytical Skills
10 22 (37.93%) SC Cleared
10 22 (37.93%) Windows Server 2003
11 21 (36.21%) SMTP
12 20 (34.48%) Citrix
13 19 (32.76%) SQL
13 19 (32.76%) Exchange Server 2007
14 16 (27.59%) Active Directory
14 16 (27.59%) NetApp
14 16 (27.59%) HP SIM
15 15 (25.86%) VMware Infrastructure
15 15 (25.86%) Mentoring
16 14 (24.14%) Symantec
16 14 (24.14%) Disaster Recovery
17 13 (22.41%) Backup Exec
17 13 (22.41%) SLA
18 12 (20.69%) Cisco
18 12 (20.69%) SQL Server
18 12 (20.69%) MS Office

ARCserve
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing ARCserve 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 ARCserve. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 35 (60.34%) MS Exchange
2 28 (48.28%) SharePoint
3 19 (32.76%) Exchange Server 2007
4 12 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2003
5 8 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (12.07%) SharePoint Server
7 6 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (6.90%) Lotus Domino
9 3 (5.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2000
10 2 (3.45%) IIS
11 1 (1.72%) JBoss
11 1 (1.72%) Tomcat
11 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (1.72%) Lync
Applications
1 23 (39.66%) MS Excel
2 12 (20.69%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 23 (39.66%) SAN
2 21 (36.21%) SMTP
3 10 (17.24%) LAN
4 7 (12.07%) TCP/IP
5 6 (10.34%) WAN
6 5 (8.62%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (6.90%) DNS
7 4 (6.90%) Firewall
8 3 (5.17%) VPN
8 3 (5.17%) VoIP
8 3 (5.17%) DHCP
9 1 (1.72%) Wireless
9 1 (1.72%) IP Telephony
9 1 (1.72%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.72%) NAS
9 1 (1.72%) FCoE
9 1 (1.72%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (1.72%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.69%) SQL Server
2 9 (15.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (13.79%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (12.07%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.72%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.72%) Cognos Impromptu
Development Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (1.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.72%) MSI
General
1 5 (8.62%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.72%) Finance
2 1 (1.72%) Law
2 1 (1.72%) Games
2 1 (1.72%) Banking
2 1 (1.72%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 22 (37.93%) Administrator
2 18 (31.03%) Systems Administrator
3 11 (18.97%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 8 (13.79%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (10.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) Technical Support
6 5 (8.62%) Support Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Storage Manager
8 3 (5.17%) Technical Support Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) 3rd Line Technical Support
8 3 (5.17%) Technical Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Server Engineer
9 2 (3.45%) Consultant
9 2 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support
9 2 (3.45%) Desktop Support
9 2 (3.45%) Technical Specialist
10 1 (1.72%) Wintel Consultant
10 1 (1.72%) Backup Administrator
10 1 (1.72%) Senior Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.45%) Application Packaging
1 2 (3.45%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 23 (39.66%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (15.52%) Replication
3 8 (13.79%) Clustering
4 4 (6.90%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.72%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.72%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.72%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.72%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 53 (91.38%) Windows
2 35 (60.34%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (37.93%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (20.69%) Windows XP
5 8 (13.79%) Windows 7
5 8 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (12.07%) Linux
7 4 (6.90%) UNIX
8 3 (5.17%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.72%) Fedora
9 1 (1.72%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.72%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.86%) Mentoring
2 14 (24.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (13.79%) Migration
4 7 (12.07%) ITIL
5 6 (10.34%) Network Management
5 6 (10.34%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (8.62%) Knowledge Management
7 4 (6.90%) Performance Analysis
8 2 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (3.45%) Change Control
9 1 (1.72%) Line Management
9 1 (1.72%) IT Asset Management
9 1 (1.72%) Incident Management
9 1 (1.72%) Electronic Design Automation
9 1 (1.72%) ITIL V3
9 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2
9 1 (1.72%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (32.76%) SQL
2 6 (10.34%) PowerShell
3 3 (5.17%) VB
4 2 (3.45%) VBScript
5 1 (1.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 29 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 22 (37.93%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.17%) MCP
3 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.72%) MCTS
5 1 (1.72%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.72%) IBM Certification
5 1 (1.72%) MCSE
5 1 (1.72%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (22.41%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (27.59%) Active Directory
2 15 (25.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (17.24%) VMware ESX
4 8 (13.79%) Hyper-V
5 6 (10.34%) XenDesktop
5 6 (10.34%) vSphere
5 6 (10.34%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 5 (8.62%) XenApp
6 5 (8.62%) Terminal Services
7 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.72%) DFS Replication
9 1 (1.72%) NFS
9 1 (1.72%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 16 (27.59%) HP SIM
2 13 (22.41%) Backup Exec
3 7 (12.07%) NetBackup
4 6 (10.34%) SCCM
4 6 (10.34%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (8.62%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 4 (6.90%) Tivoli
7 3 (5.17%) HP Data Protector
7 3 (5.17%) Unicenter
8 2 (3.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (3.45%) CA Spectrum
9 1 (1.72%) PureDisk
9 1 (1.72%) Nagios
9 1 (1.72%) ZENworks
9 1 (1.72%) Legato
9 1 (1.72%) DameWare
Vendors
1 38 (65.52%) VMware
2 34 (58.62%) Microsoft
3 32 (55.17%) CA
4 27 (46.55%) HP
5 20 (34.48%) Citrix
6 16 (27.59%) NetApp
7 14 (24.14%) Symantec
8 12 (20.69%) Cisco
9 7 (12.07%) Mitel
9 7 (12.07%) 3PAR
10 6 (10.34%) Altiris
11 5 (8.62%) IBM
12 4 (6.90%) Lotus
12 4 (6.90%) Brocade
13 3 (5.17%) McAfee
13 3 (5.17%) Lumension
13 3 (5.17%) SAP
13 3 (5.17%) Dell
13 3 (5.17%) EMC
13 3 (5.17%) Intel