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 6 May 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.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CA ARCserve
Rank 580 560 543
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -17
Contract jobs citing ARCserve 32 34 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.057% 0.063% 0.019%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.74% 0.82% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 24 5
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£225 £224 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.38% +31.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £175 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £450 £236
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £222 £170
% change year-on-year
+1.51% +30.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £18.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+122.22% -
UK excluding London average 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 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
4352 4169 3328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.80% 7.75% 7.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2681 2408 1912
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 160 162
Average hourly rate £20.50 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.95 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.10 £45.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +25.00%

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 6 May 2015.

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 24 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 6 May 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 -12 31 £225 -10.00% 7
South East -5 9 £300 -33.33% 1
West Midlands - 7 £363 - 1
Worcester - 7 £363 -
Worcestershire - 7 £363 -
East of England +8 6 £213 +6.25% 1
London -12 6 £245 -2.00% 3
Hampshire -5 5 £345 +55.65%
Surrey - 4 £235 - 1
Suffolk +7 3 £200 -
Ipswich +4 3 £200 -
Peterborough +4 3 £225 - 1
Cambridgeshire +4 3 £225 - 1
Guildford - 3 £235 - 1
City of London +19 2 £245 +8.88%
South West +12 2 £96 -72.50%
Bristol +2 2 £96 -72.50%
Hook -7 2 £390 +74.66%
Wales -8 1 - -
Yorkshire -11 1 £213 +21.42%
West Yorkshire - 1 £213 -
Swansea - 1 - -
Wakefield - 1 £213 -
West Wales - 1 - -

ARCserve
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 42 (85.71%) Windows
2 35 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (63.27%) VMware
3 31 (63.27%) MS Exchange
4 26 (53.06%) Microsoft
4 26 (53.06%) Citrix
5 24 (48.98%) Windows Server 2003
6 23 (46.94%) SAN
7 22 (44.90%) CA
8 20 (40.82%) Active Directory
8 20 (40.82%) SharePoint
8 20 (40.82%) Security Cleared
8 20 (40.82%) Analytical Skills
9 18 (36.73%) VMware Infrastructure
10 16 (32.65%) HP
11 15 (30.61%) MS Excel
11 15 (30.61%) SQL Server
11 15 (30.61%) Exchange Server 2010
12 14 (28.57%) SQL
12 14 (28.57%) Cisco
12 14 (28.57%) SC Cleared
13 13 (26.53%) MS Office
14 12 (24.49%) VMware ESX
14 12 (24.49%) Windows Server 2012
15 11 (22.45%) SQL Server 2008
15 11 (22.45%) Exchange Server 2003
15 11 (22.45%) LAN
16 10 (20.41%) SMTP
16 10 (20.41%) Symantec
16 10 (20.41%) Exchange Server 2007

ARCserve
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 31 (63.27%) MS Exchange
2 20 (40.82%) SharePoint
3 15 (30.61%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (22.45%) Exchange Server 2003
5 10 (20.41%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (16.33%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (12.24%) SharePoint Server
8 5 (10.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2000
10 2 (4.08%) IIS
10 2 (4.08%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (4.08%) Lync
11 1 (2.04%) GroupWise
Applications
1 15 (30.61%) MS Excel
2 13 (26.53%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 23 (46.94%) SAN
2 11 (22.45%) LAN
3 10 (20.41%) SMTP
4 8 (16.33%) WAN
4 8 (16.33%) DNS
5 7 (14.29%) Firewall
6 6 (12.24%) Fibre Channel
6 6 (12.24%) DHCP
7 5 (10.20%) TCP/IP
7 5 (10.20%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (6.12%) Wireless
9 2 (4.08%) VPN
10 1 (2.04%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (30.61%) SQL Server
2 11 (22.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (18.37%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (12.24%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 5 (10.20%) Telecoms
1 5 (10.20%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Financial Institution
2 2 (4.08%) Back Office
2 2 (4.08%) Legal
2 2 (4.08%) Banking
3 1 (2.04%) Games
3 1 (2.04%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (24.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (14.29%) Administrator
2 7 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
2 7 (14.29%) Server Engineer
3 6 (12.24%) Storage Engineer
4 5 (10.20%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 5 (10.20%) Analyst
4 5 (10.20%) Technical Support
5 4 (8.16%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Technical Support Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Technical Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Support Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Consultant
6 3 (6.12%) Windows Server Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) 3rd Line Technical Support
7 2 (4.08%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Wintel Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.08%) Application Packaging
1 2 (4.08%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 20 (40.82%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (16.33%) Clustering
3 6 (12.24%) Blackberry
4 3 (6.12%) Replication
4 3 (6.12%) Thin Client
4 3 (6.12%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.04%) Xbox
5 1 (2.04%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 42 (85.71%) Windows
2 35 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (48.98%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (24.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (20.41%) Windows 7
6 9 (18.37%) Windows XP
7 2 (4.08%) Windows 8
7 2 (4.08%) Windows 2000
8 1 (2.04%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.37%) ITIL
2 7 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (12.24%) Configuration Management
3 6 (12.24%) Network Management
3 6 (12.24%) Change Control
3 6 (12.24%) Performance Monitoring
4 5 (10.20%) Network Monitoring
4 5 (10.20%) Mentoring
4 5 (10.20%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (8.16%) Capacity Management
6 3 (6.12%) Incident Management
7 2 (4.08%) Knowledge Management
7 2 (4.08%) Migration
7 2 (4.08%) Project Management
7 2 (4.08%) Performance Analysis
8 1 (2.04%) Service Management
8 1 (2.04%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (28.57%) SQL
2 7 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.08%) VBScript
3 2 (4.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (40.82%) Security Cleared
2 14 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.16%) MCP
4 3 (6.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.04%) MCSE
5 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.04%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.33%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (40.82%) Active Directory
2 18 (36.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (24.49%) VMware ESX
4 10 (20.41%) Hyper-V
5 9 (18.37%) vSphere
6 7 (14.29%) Terminal Services
7 6 (12.24%) XenApp
7 6 (12.24%) XenDesktop
8 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 4 (8.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (2.04%) ISA Server
9 1 (2.04%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (20.41%) NetBackup
2 8 (16.33%) Backup Exec
3 7 (14.29%) SCCM
4 6 (12.24%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (10.20%) HP SIM
6 2 (4.08%) vMotion
6 2 (4.08%) Unicenter
6 2 (4.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (4.08%) ZENworks
7 1 (2.04%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (2.04%) BladeLogic
7 1 (2.04%) WSUS
Vendors
1 31 (63.27%) VMware
2 26 (53.06%) Microsoft
2 26 (53.06%) Citrix
3 22 (44.90%) CA
4 16 (32.65%) HP
5 14 (28.57%) Cisco
6 10 (20.41%) Symantec
7 8 (16.33%) Dell
8 7 (14.29%) Brocade
9 6 (12.24%) Mitel
9 6 (12.24%) Altiris
9 6 (12.24%) FalconStor
10 5 (10.20%) 3PAR
10 5 (10.20%) NetApp
11 3 (6.12%) McAfee
11 3 (6.12%) EMC
11 3 (6.12%) Intel
12 2 (4.08%) Adobe
12 2 (4.08%) Novell
12 2 (4.08%) Lumension
Guildford, Surrey
Connectus
Rate: £200 - £270 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
West Midlands
Venn Group
Rate: £20 - £25 Per Hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Peterborough
Quantica Technology - London
Posted: 12 days ago