The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of arcserve 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 arcserve over the 3 months to 29 September 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 arcserve.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
arcserve
Rank 634 646 606
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -40
Contract jobs citing arcserve 19 17 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.029% 0.057%
As % of the Vendors category 0.079% 0.068% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 24
Median daily rate £280 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £178 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Median hourly rate £27.38 £28.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.94% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £28.50 -
% change year-on-year
-3.94% -

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
23952 25081 26332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.88% 43.24% 45.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 14633 14810 14890
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 866 1080 1192
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.99 £18.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.05% -4.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.02 £41.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00

arcserve
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing arcserve as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors 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 29 September 2016.

arcserve Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

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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

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Top 19 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing arcserve within the UK over the 3 months to 29 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +18 18 £280 -20.00% 3
South East +28 9 £280 -
Surrey - 7 £200 -
London 0 5 £225 -
Guildford - 4 £280 -
Hampshire +7 2 £294 -
Epsom - 2 £200 -
Rugby +1 1 £180 -
Spalding -3 1 - -
Warwickshire -4 1 £180 -
East Midlands -7 1 - - 2
Lincolnshire -10 1 - -
West Midlands -35 1 £180 -49.93%
North West - 1 £300 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £280 -
City of London - 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 £280 -
Lancashire - 1 £300 -
Barnsley - 1 £280 -

arcserve
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing arcserve 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 arcserve.

1 41 (87.23%) Windows
2 35 (74.47%) Active Directory
3 30 (63.83%) Windows Server
4 29 (61.70%) VMware
5 25 (53.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (51.06%) HP
6 24 (51.06%) DHCP
6 24 (51.06%) DNS
7 23 (48.94%) Symantec
8 21 (44.68%) MS Exchange
8 21 (44.68%) VMware Infrastructure
9 20 (42.55%) Microsoft
9 20 (42.55%) SAN
10 19 (40.43%) Windows Server 2012
11 17 (36.17%) Citrix
11 17 (36.17%) SharePoint
11 17 (36.17%) ITIL
12 15 (31.91%) Backup Exec
13 14 (29.79%) Clustering
13 14 (29.79%) SQL
13 14 (29.79%) SQL Server
13 14 (29.79%) SCCM
14 13 (27.66%) SCOM
14 13 (27.66%) TCP/IP
14 13 (27.66%) CA
15 12 (25.53%) NetBackup
15 12 (25.53%) Security Cleared
15 12 (25.53%) SQL Server 2008
15 12 (25.53%) Data Centre
16 11 (23.40%) Microsoft Clustering

arcserve
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 21 (44.68%) MS Exchange
2 17 (36.17%) SharePoint
3 8 (17.02%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (14.89%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (12.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (12.77%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (8.51%) IIS
6 4 (8.51%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (8.51%) Skype for Business
7 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (4.26%) CMS
8 2 (4.26%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (4.26%) Umbraco
8 2 (4.26%) WordPress
9 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 6 (12.77%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.38%) MS Office
3 2 (4.26%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (4.26%) InDesign
3 2 (4.26%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) SaaS
2 2 (4.26%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 2 (4.26%) Office 365
3 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (51.06%) DHCP
1 24 (51.06%) DNS
2 20 (42.55%) SAN
3 13 (27.66%) TCP/IP
4 7 (14.89%) Firewall
4 7 (14.89%) SMTP
5 6 (12.77%) LAN
5 6 (12.77%) WAN
6 5 (10.64%) Wireless
7 4 (8.51%) iSCSI
7 4 (8.51%) NetScaler
8 3 (6.38%) Internet
8 3 (6.38%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (6.38%) MPLS
8 3 (6.38%) VPN
9 2 (4.26%) Intranet
9 2 (4.26%) Skype
9 2 (4.26%) VLAN
9 2 (4.26%) VoIP
10 1 (2.13%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (29.79%) SQL Server
2 12 (25.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (14.89%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (10.64%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.13%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (2.13%) SAP HANA
General
1 5 (10.64%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Advertising
2 3 (6.38%) Back Office
2 3 (6.38%) Financial Institution
2 3 (6.38%) Marketing
3 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.13%) Retail
3 1 (2.13%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 9 (19.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (17.02%) Wintel Engineer
3 6 (12.77%) Administrator
3 6 (12.77%) Support Engineer
3 6 (12.77%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (10.64%) Backup Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) Wintel Support
5 4 (8.51%) Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) IT Support
5 4 (8.51%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Windows Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Support
6 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Operations Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Server Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Windows Support Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Wintel Support Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Wintel Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.51%) Web Services
2 1 (2.13%) .NET
2 1 (2.13%) HTML
2 1 (2.13%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 14 (29.79%) Clustering
2 12 (25.53%) Data Centre
3 6 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (12.77%) Blackberry
3 6 (12.77%) HP StoreVirtual
4 5 (10.64%) PKI
5 4 (8.51%) Replication
6 3 (6.38%) Cryptography
6 3 (6.38%) Driving Licence
6 3 (6.38%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (6.38%) Hedge funds
6 3 (6.38%) Management Information System
6 3 (6.38%) Social Media
6 3 (6.38%) VCE vBlock
7 2 (4.26%) Blog
7 2 (4.26%) EMC VNX
7 2 (4.26%) HP Storage
7 2 (4.26%) NHS
7 2 (4.26%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (2.13%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 41 (87.23%) Windows
2 30 (63.83%) Windows Server
3 25 (53.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (40.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (19.15%) Linux
6 6 (12.77%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (10.64%) Windows 7
8 4 (8.51%) AIX
8 4 (8.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (8.51%) Solaris
9 3 (6.38%) Android
9 3 (6.38%) Windows 10
10 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
10 1 (2.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.17%) ITIL
2 10 (21.28%) Change Management
3 6 (12.77%) Capacity Planning
3 6 (12.77%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (12.77%) Problem Management
4 5 (10.64%) High Availability
4 5 (10.64%) Mentoring
4 5 (10.64%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (8.51%) Server Virtualisation
6 3 (6.38%) Capacity Management
6 3 (6.38%) Computer Security
6 3 (6.38%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (6.38%) Incident Management
6 3 (6.38%) Release Management
6 3 (6.38%) Security Patching
6 3 (6.38%) SEO
6 3 (6.38%) Server Building
6 3 (6.38%) Server Hardening
6 3 (6.38%) Server Patching
6 3 (6.38%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (29.79%) SQL
2 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.13%) C
2 1 (2.13%) Perl
2 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.13%) Python
2 1 (2.13%) Ruby
2 1 (2.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (25.53%) Security Cleared
2 7 (14.89%) SC Cleared
3 5 (10.64%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (10.64%) DV Cleared
4 4 (8.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (4.26%) MCP
6 2 (4.26%) MCSE
7 1 (2.13%) CCNA
7 1 (2.13%) Degree
7 1 (2.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (19.15%) SLA
2 3 (6.38%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (6.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 35 (74.47%) Active Directory
2 21 (44.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (19.15%) Hyper-V
4 6 (12.77%) Terminal Services
4 6 (12.77%) XenApp
5 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 5 (10.64%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (10.64%) Virtual Servers
5 5 (10.64%) VMware ESX
5 5 (10.64%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (6.38%) Firmware
7 2 (4.26%) XenDesktop
8 1 (2.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (2.13%) Terminal Server
8 1 (2.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (31.91%) Backup Exec
2 14 (29.79%) SCCM
3 13 (27.66%) SCOM
4 12 (25.53%) NetBackup
5 11 (23.40%) Microsoft Clustering
6 8 (17.02%) WSUS
7 5 (10.64%) CA Spectrum
7 5 (10.64%) EMC NetWorker
7 5 (10.64%) Failover Clustering
7 5 (10.64%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (10.64%) PureDisk
7 5 (10.64%) SCVMM
7 5 (10.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 4 (8.51%) Legato
8 4 (8.51%) Simpana
8 4 (8.51%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 3 (6.38%) Puppet
10 2 (4.26%) HP SIM
10 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 2 (4.26%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 29 (61.70%) VMware
2 24 (51.06%) HP
3 23 (48.94%) Symantec
4 20 (42.55%) Microsoft
5 17 (36.17%) Citrix
6 13 (27.66%) CA
7 10 (21.28%) IBM
8 8 (17.02%) EMC
9 7 (14.89%) Cisco
10 6 (12.77%) Remedy
10 6 (12.77%) Veeam
11 5 (10.64%) 3PAR
11 5 (10.64%) CommVault
11 5 (10.64%) Dell
11 5 (10.64%) Intel Security
12 4 (8.51%) AppSense
12 4 (8.51%) Brocade
12 4 (8.51%) Lumension
12 4 (8.51%) Red Hat
12 4 (8.51%) Trend Micro