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 5 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 arcserve.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
arcserve
Rank 633 614 587
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -27
Contract jobs citing arcserve 20 26 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.047% 0.053%
As % of the Vendors category 0.081% 0.10% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 19
Median daily rate £350 £225 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £225 £338
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +122.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +122.22%

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
24648 25247 24438
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.38% 45.25% 44.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 15158 14364 13802
Median daily rate £403 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 792 1121 1057
Median hourly rate £19.50 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.40% +2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.99 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

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 5 May 2016.

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 22 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 5 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
(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 -33 17 £375 +66.66% 4
London +5 8 £400 +63.26%
South East -14 5 £246 -28.62% 2
Surrey - 3 £228 -
Guildford - 2 £246 -
Erskine - 2 £303 -
Lincoln - 2 £400 -
Renfrewshire - 2 £303 -
Lincolnshire - 2 £400 -
Scotland - 2 £303 -
Manchester - 2 £400 -
North West - 2 £400 -
East Midlands - 2 £400 -
City of London +35 1 - -
Wales +9 1 £400 - 1
Hook +2 1 £315 -19.23%
Hampshire -2 1 £315 -8.69%
South Wales - 1 £400 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Ilford - 1 - -
Bridgend - 1 £400 - 1

arcserve
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 31 (86.11%) Windows
2 27 (75.00%) VMware
3 26 (72.22%) Active Directory
4 19 (52.78%) Windows Server
5 18 (50.00%) DHCP
6 17 (47.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (44.44%) DNS
8 15 (41.67%) MS Exchange
9 13 (36.11%) Microsoft
9 13 (36.11%) HP
9 13 (36.11%) Backup Exec
10 12 (33.33%) Citrix
10 12 (33.33%) SQL Server
11 11 (30.56%) SQL
11 11 (30.56%) SAN
12 10 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
12 10 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
13 8 (22.22%) Symantec
13 8 (22.22%) TCP/IP
14 7 (19.44%) Exchange Server 2003
14 7 (19.44%) SharePoint
15 6 (16.67%) EMC
15 6 (16.67%) SCCM
15 6 (16.67%) Firewall
15 6 (16.67%) Windows 7
15 6 (16.67%) Veeam
15 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
16 5 (13.89%) Office 365
16 5 (13.89%) Server Building

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 15 (41.67%) MS Exchange
2 10 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (19.44%) Exchange Server 2003
3 7 (19.44%) SharePoint
4 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (11.11%) IIS
5 3 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (5.56%) Apache
6 2 (5.56%) JBoss
6 2 (5.56%) Skype for Business
6 2 (5.56%) Tomcat
7 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2000
7 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (2.78%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (50.00%) DHCP
2 16 (44.44%) DNS
3 11 (30.56%) SAN
4 8 (22.22%) TCP/IP
5 6 (16.67%) Firewall
6 4 (11.11%) iSCSI
6 4 (11.11%) LAN
6 4 (11.11%) VPN
6 4 (11.11%) WAN
7 3 (8.33%) SMTP
7 3 (8.33%) Wireless
8 2 (5.56%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (2.78%) Internet
9 1 (2.78%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 4 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Front Office
2 2 (5.56%) Legal
3 1 (2.78%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 8 (22.22%) Server Engineer
2 6 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) Wintel Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Storage Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) VMware Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Wintel Support
4 3 (8.33%) Wintel Support Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
5 2 (5.56%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 2 (5.56%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 2 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (5.56%) Active Directory Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Administrator
5 2 (5.56%) Exchange Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Server Support
5 2 (5.56%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Blackberry
1 5 (13.89%) Clustering
1 5 (13.89%) Data Centre
2 4 (11.11%) EMC VNX
3 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.56%) BYOD
3 2 (5.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (5.56%) iPhone
3 2 (5.56%) PKI
3 2 (5.56%) SWIFT
4 1 (2.78%) HP Storage
4 1 (2.78%) HP StoreVirtual
4 1 (2.78%) Informatics
4 1 (2.78%) RSA SecurID
4 1 (2.78%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 31 (86.11%) Windows
2 19 (52.78%) Windows Server
3 17 (47.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (13.89%) Windows XP
7 2 (5.56%) Android
7 2 (5.56%) Linux
7 2 (5.56%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.78%) AIX
8 1 (2.78%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (2.78%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.89%) ITIL
1 5 (13.89%) Server Building
2 3 (8.33%) Business Continuity
2 3 (8.33%) Business Continuity Planning
2 3 (8.33%) Change Management
2 3 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (8.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (5.56%) BCP
3 2 (5.56%) Change Control
3 2 (5.56%) High Availability
3 2 (5.56%) Project Management
4 1 (2.78%) Capacity Management
4 1 (2.78%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (2.78%) Facilities Management
4 1 (2.78%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (2.78%) Problem Management
4 1 (2.78%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (2.78%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.78%) Service Management
4 1 (2.78%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (30.56%) SQL
2 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.78%) Perl
2 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.78%) Python
2 1 (2.78%) Ruby
2 1 (2.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.56%) DV Cleared
2 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) MCP
3 1 (2.78%) MCSE
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) SLA
2 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 26 (72.22%) Active Directory
2 10 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (13.89%) VMware ESX
3 5 (13.89%) vSphere
4 4 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 4 (11.11%) XenApp
5 3 (8.33%) NFS
5 3 (8.33%) Terminal Services
6 2 (5.56%) Firmware
6 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (5.56%) Terminal Server
6 2 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.78%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (2.78%) ISA Server
7 1 (2.78%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (36.11%) Backup Exec
2 6 (16.67%) SCCM
3 5 (13.89%) SCOM
4 3 (8.33%) NetBackup
4 3 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (8.33%) vMotion
5 2 (5.56%) CA Spectrum
5 2 (5.56%) SCVMM
5 2 (5.56%) WSUS
6 1 (2.78%) AirWatch
6 1 (2.78%) HP SIM
6 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (2.78%) OVSD
6 1 (2.78%) SCSM
6 1 (2.78%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 27 (75.00%) VMware
2 13 (36.11%) HP
2 13 (36.11%) Microsoft
3 12 (33.33%) Citrix
4 8 (22.22%) Symantec
5 6 (16.67%) EMC
5 6 (16.67%) Veeam
6 5 (13.89%) Cisco
6 5 (13.89%) Dell
7 4 (11.11%) CA
7 4 (11.11%) Remedy
8 3 (8.33%) IBM
8 3 (8.33%) Intel Security
9 2 (5.56%) Bloomberg
9 2 (5.56%) CheckPoint
9 2 (5.56%) Reuters
9 2 (5.56%) SonicWALL
9 2 (5.56%) Sophos
9 2 (5.56%) SunGard
9 2 (5.56%) Temenos