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 28 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CA ARCserve
Rank 568 557 535
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -22
Contract jobs citing ARCserve 29 36 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.053% 0.066% 0.021%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.68% 0.86% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 17 4
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£235 £300 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.66% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £186 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £268
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £287 £210
% change year-on-year
-21.50% +36.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
Average hourly rate £23.00 £18.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.77% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £18.00 -
% change year-on-year
+27.77% -

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
4288 4205 3494
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.79% 7.76% 7.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2679 2484 1968
Average daily rate £400 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 181 153 176
Average hourly rate £20.19 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.88% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.75 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-3.88% +5.00%

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 28 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 21 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 28 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 -20 28 £235 -27.69% 3
London +12 8 £450 +50.00% 1
South East -16 8 £235 -47.77%
East of England +11 7 £225 +12.50%
Surrey - 6 £235 -
Cambridgeshire +6 5 £225 -
Peterborough +6 5 £225 -
Guildford - 5 £235 -
Worcestershire - 3 £388 -
West Midlands - 3 £388 - 1
South West +12 2 £96 -72.50%
Suffolk +8 2 £200 -
Ipswich +7 2 £200 -
Bristol +4 2 £96 -72.50%
Hampshire +2 2 - -
Worcester - 2 £388 -
City of London +11 1 - -
Wales -8 1 - -
Redditch - 1 - -
Swansea - 1 - -
West Wales - 1 - -

ARCserve
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 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 50 (86.21%) Windows
2 42 (72.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (63.79%) VMware
4 36 (62.07%) MS Exchange
5 30 (51.72%) Citrix
5 30 (51.72%) SAN
5 30 (51.72%) Windows Server 2003
6 28 (48.28%) Microsoft
7 26 (44.83%) CA
8 24 (41.38%) Active Directory
8 24 (41.38%) SharePoint
9 22 (37.93%) HP
10 21 (36.21%) VMware Infrastructure
11 20 (34.48%) Security Cleared
11 20 (34.48%) Exchange Server 2010
11 20 (34.48%) Analytical Skills
12 19 (32.76%) Cisco
12 19 (32.76%) SQL
12 19 (32.76%) SQL Server
13 16 (27.59%) MS Excel
14 15 (25.86%) SQL Server 2008
14 15 (25.86%) VMware ESX
15 14 (24.14%) SC Cleared
15 14 (24.14%) MS Office
15 14 (24.14%) Windows Server 2012
15 14 (24.14%) Windows 7
16 13 (22.41%) vSphere
16 13 (22.41%) LAN
16 13 (22.41%) Exchange Server 2003
17 12 (20.69%) DNS

ARCserve
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 36 (62.07%) MS Exchange
2 24 (41.38%) SharePoint
3 20 (34.48%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (22.41%) Exchange Server 2003
5 10 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (12.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 6 (10.34%) SharePoint Server
9 4 (6.90%) Lync
9 4 (6.90%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (5.17%) IIS
10 3 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2000
11 1 (1.72%) GroupWise
Applications
1 16 (27.59%) MS Excel
2 14 (24.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 30 (51.72%) SAN
2 13 (22.41%) LAN
3 12 (20.69%) DNS
3 12 (20.69%) WAN
4 11 (18.97%) Firewall
5 10 (17.24%) SMTP
6 9 (15.52%) DHCP
7 7 (12.07%) Fibre Channel
8 6 (10.34%) Wireless
8 6 (10.34%) TCP/IP
9 5 (8.62%) VPN
9 5 (8.62%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (1.72%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (32.76%) SQL Server
2 15 (25.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (18.97%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (10.34%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 5 (8.62%) Telecoms
1 5 (8.62%) Finance
2 4 (6.90%) Back Office
3 2 (3.45%) Legal
3 2 (3.45%) Financial Institution
3 2 (3.45%) Banking
4 1 (1.72%) Games
4 1 (1.72%) Law
Job Titles
1 15 (25.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (15.52%) Server Engineer
3 8 (13.79%) Analyst
4 7 (12.07%) Systems Administrator
4 7 (12.07%) Storage Engineer
4 7 (12.07%) Administrator
5 6 (10.34%) Support Analyst
6 5 (8.62%) Technical Support
6 5 (8.62%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (6.90%) Support Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (5.17%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (5.17%) Consultant
8 3 (5.17%) Windows Server Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Technical Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Technical Support Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 3 (5.17%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 3 (5.17%) 3rd Line Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.17%) Application Packaging
1 3 (5.17%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 20 (34.48%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (13.79%) Blackberry
3 6 (10.34%) Clustering
4 4 (6.90%) Data Centre
5 3 (5.17%) Thin Client
5 3 (5.17%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.72%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.72%) Replication
6 1 (1.72%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 50 (86.21%) Windows
2 42 (72.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (51.72%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (24.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (24.14%) Windows 7
5 10 (17.24%) Windows XP
6 3 (5.17%) Windows 2000
7 2 (3.45%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.72%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (17.24%) ITIL
2 9 (15.52%) Capacity Planning
3 8 (13.79%) Change Control
4 7 (12.07%) Configuration Management
4 7 (12.07%) Performance Monitoring
5 6 (10.34%) Network Management
6 5 (8.62%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (8.62%) Capacity Management
6 5 (8.62%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (8.62%) Mentoring
7 3 (5.17%) Incident Management
7 3 (5.17%) Migration
8 2 (3.45%) Project Management
9 1 (1.72%) Knowledge Management
9 1 (1.72%) Service Management
9 1 (1.72%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (1.72%) Patch Management
9 1 (1.72%) Server Building
9 1 (1.72%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (32.76%) SQL
2 8 (13.79%) PowerShell
3 3 (5.17%) VB
4 2 (3.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (34.48%) Security Cleared
2 14 (24.14%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (6.90%) MCP
4 1 (1.72%) MCSE
4 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.72%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (17.24%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (41.38%) Active Directory
2 21 (36.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (25.86%) VMware ESX
4 13 (22.41%) vSphere
5 12 (20.69%) Hyper-V
6 7 (12.07%) Terminal Services
6 7 (12.07%) XenApp
7 6 (10.34%) XenDesktop
8 5 (8.62%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (1.72%) ISA Server
10 1 (1.72%) Firmware
10 1 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (18.97%) NetBackup
2 8 (13.79%) Backup Exec
2 8 (13.79%) SCCM
3 6 (10.34%) HP SIM
4 4 (6.90%) vMotion
4 4 (6.90%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (5.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (5.17%) Unicenter
6 2 (3.45%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (3.45%) ZENworks
7 1 (1.72%) WSUS
7 1 (1.72%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 37 (63.79%) VMware
2 30 (51.72%) Citrix
3 28 (48.28%) Microsoft
4 26 (44.83%) CA
5 22 (37.93%) HP
6 19 (32.76%) Cisco
7 10 (17.24%) Dell
7 10 (17.24%) Symantec
8 8 (13.79%) Brocade
9 7 (12.07%) EMC
9 7 (12.07%) FalconStor
10 6 (10.34%) Mitel
10 6 (10.34%) Altiris
11 5 (8.62%) NetApp
11 5 (8.62%) 3PAR
12 3 (5.17%) McAfee
12 3 (5.17%) Intel
12 3 (5.17%) Lumension
13 2 (3.45%) Juniper
13 2 (3.45%) Adobe