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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CA ARCserve
Rank 562 572 536
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -36
Contract jobs citing ARCserve 24 21 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.039% 0.017%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.56% 0.52% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 15 5
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£275 £200 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £386 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £178 £200
% change year-on-year
+54.92% -11.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+166.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £15.00 -
% change year-on-year
+166.66% -

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
4304 4072 3109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.72% 7.52% 6.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2612 2316 1783
Average daily rate £417 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 173 175
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 £13.00 £14.35 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £35.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £24.00 £20.13
% change year-on-year
-10.41% +19.25%

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 1 April 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 30 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 1 April 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 -1 24 £275 +37.50% 3
South East -14 7 £288 -
West Midlands - 7 £363 -
Hampshire - 7 £288 -
London +6 5 £245 +22.50% 2
City of London +19 2 £245 +30.66% 1
East of England +13 2 £200 -
Yorkshire -10 1 £213 +21.42%
West Yorkshire - 1 £213 -
Wakefield - 1 £213 -
West Malling - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Blackpool - - - -
Crawley - - - -
Fareham - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Peterborough - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -
Reading - - - -
Spalding - - - -
Thetford - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -
Kent - - - -

ARCserve
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 38 (79.17%) Windows
2 28 (58.33%) VMware
2 28 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (56.25%) MS Exchange
3 27 (56.25%) Microsoft
4 22 (45.83%) Citrix
5 21 (43.75%) SAN
5 21 (43.75%) CA
6 20 (41.67%) Security Cleared
7 19 (39.58%) Analytical Skills
8 17 (35.42%) SharePoint
8 17 (35.42%) Windows Server 2003
9 16 (33.33%) MS Excel
10 15 (31.25%) HP
11 14 (29.17%) Active Directory
11 14 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
11 14 (29.17%) SC Cleared
11 14 (29.17%) Backup Exec
12 13 (27.08%) MS Office
13 12 (25.00%) SQL
13 12 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
14 11 (22.92%) SMTP
14 11 (22.92%) NetApp
14 11 (22.92%) Cisco
14 11 (22.92%) VMware ESX
14 11 (22.92%) Exchange Server 2007
14 11 (22.92%) Exchange Server 2010
15 10 (20.83%) NetBackup
15 10 (20.83%) Symantec
16 9 (18.75%) Windows XP

ARCserve
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 27 (56.25%) MS Exchange
2 17 (35.42%) SharePoint
3 11 (22.92%) Exchange Server 2007
3 11 (22.92%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (14.58%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (10.42%) SharePoint Server
7 4 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2000
9 2 (4.17%) IIS
10 1 (2.08%) Lync
10 1 (2.08%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 16 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 13 (27.08%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 21 (43.75%) SAN
2 11 (22.92%) SMTP
3 7 (14.58%) LAN
4 6 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
4 6 (12.50%) DNS
5 5 (10.42%) DHCP
5 5 (10.42%) TCP/IP
5 5 (10.42%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (8.33%) WAN
6 4 (8.33%) Firewall
7 1 (2.08%) VPN
7 1 (2.08%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (10.42%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (10.42%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 5 (10.42%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (2.08%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.08%) Law
3 1 (2.08%) Legal
3 1 (2.08%) Games
3 1 (2.08%) Back Office
3 1 (2.08%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (22.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (16.67%) Administrator
2 8 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
3 7 (14.58%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 6 (12.50%) Storage Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Technical Support
6 4 (8.33%) Support Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (6.25%) 3rd Line Technical Support
7 3 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Technical Support Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Server Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Network Support
8 2 (4.17%) Network Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Windows Server Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Wintel Consultant
8 2 (4.17%) Support Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (4.17%) Network Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.17%) Application Packaging
1 2 (4.17%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 19 (39.58%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (14.58%) Clustering
3 5 (10.42%) Blackberry
4 3 (6.25%) Thin Client
4 3 (6.25%) Fat Client
4 3 (6.25%) Replication
5 1 (2.08%) Xbox
5 1 (2.08%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 38 (79.17%) Windows
2 28 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (35.42%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (18.75%) Windows XP
5 7 (14.58%) Windows 7
6 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (6.25%) Windows 2000
8 1 (2.08%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.08%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (14.58%) Mentoring
3 6 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
3 6 (12.50%) ITIL
3 6 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 5 (10.42%) Migration
4 5 (10.42%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (8.33%) Capacity Management
6 3 (6.25%) Change Control
6 3 (6.25%) Network Management
6 3 (6.25%) Incident Management
7 2 (4.17%) Knowledge Management
7 2 (4.17%) Project Management
7 2 (4.17%) Performance Analysis
8 1 (2.08%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (2.08%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (25.00%) SQL
2 7 (14.58%) PowerShell
3 3 (6.25%) VB
4 2 (4.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 14 (29.17%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.25%) MCP
3 3 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.08%) MCSE
4 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.08%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.58%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (29.17%) Active Directory
1 14 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (22.92%) VMware ESX
3 7 (14.58%) vSphere
3 7 (14.58%) Hyper-V
3 7 (14.58%) XenApp
4 6 (12.50%) Terminal Services
5 5 (10.42%) XenDesktop
5 5 (10.42%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (2.08%) ISA Server
7 1 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (29.17%) Backup Exec
2 10 (20.83%) NetBackup
3 8 (16.67%) HP SIM
4 7 (14.58%) SCCM
5 6 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (6.25%) Unicenter
7 2 (4.17%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (4.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (2.08%) vMotion
8 1 (2.08%) ZENworks
8 1 (2.08%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (58.33%) VMware
2 27 (56.25%) Microsoft
3 22 (45.83%) Citrix
4 21 (43.75%) CA
5 15 (31.25%) HP
6 11 (22.92%) NetApp
6 11 (22.92%) Cisco
7 10 (20.83%) Symantec
8 7 (14.58%) Brocade
9 6 (12.50%) Mitel
9 6 (12.50%) FalconStor
9 6 (12.50%) Dell
10 5 (10.42%) Altiris
11 4 (8.33%) 3PAR
12 3 (6.25%) McAfee
12 3 (6.25%) Intel
12 3 (6.25%) Lumension
13 1 (2.08%) Clearswift
13 1 (2.08%) Sophos
13 1 (2.08%) Remedy