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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CA ARCserve
Rank 549 536 518
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -18
Contract jobs citing ARCserve 22 23 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.044% 0.047% 0.029%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.54% 0.65% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 16 9
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£420 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.72% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £181 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £308 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £291 £165
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +76.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.00 -

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
4043 3565 2975
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.07% 7.30% 6.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2454 2048 1610
Average daily rate £425 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 139 209
Average hourly rate £20.03 £18.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.27% -26.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.15 £33.78 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -16.00%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 21 £420 +52.72% 6
South East -10 11 £340 +10.70%
Hampshire - 8 £301 -
London +14 5 £450 +94.59% 1
Yorkshire - 4 £190 -
Berkshire -4 1 £230 -25.20%
South West -19 1 - - 3
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Slough - 1 £230 -
Bristol - 1 - - 1
Cambridge - - - -
Crawley - - - -
Fareham - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -
Reading - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Thetford - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Norfolk - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Birmingham - - - - 1
City of London - - - -
North West - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - - 1

ARCserve
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 45 (91.84%) Windows
2 32 (65.31%) VMware
3 31 (63.27%) Microsoft
4 29 (59.18%) MS Exchange
5 28 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 27 (55.10%) CA
7 25 (51.02%) SharePoint
7 25 (51.02%) Security Cleared
8 23 (46.94%) HP
9 21 (42.86%) Citrix
10 20 (40.82%) SAN
10 20 (40.82%) MS Excel
10 20 (40.82%) Analytical Skills
11 19 (38.78%) SMTP
11 19 (38.78%) SC Cleared
12 16 (32.65%) NetApp
12 16 (32.65%) Windows Server 2003
13 15 (30.61%) Active Directory
13 15 (30.61%) SQL
13 15 (30.61%) Disaster Recovery
13 15 (30.61%) VMware Infrastructure
13 15 (30.61%) Exchange Server 2007
14 14 (28.57%) Backup Exec
15 13 (26.53%) Symantec
15 13 (26.53%) Mentoring
15 13 (26.53%) HP SIM
16 11 (22.45%) SLA
16 11 (22.45%) VMware ESX
17 10 (20.41%) SQL Server
17 10 (20.41%) MS Office

ARCserve
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 29 (59.18%) MS Exchange
2 25 (51.02%) SharePoint
3 15 (30.61%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (20.41%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (16.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 8 (16.33%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (8.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (8.16%) Lotus Domino
6 4 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2000
8 2 (4.08%) IIS
9 1 (2.04%) Lync
9 1 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 20 (40.82%) MS Excel
2 10 (20.41%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 20 (40.82%) SAN
2 19 (38.78%) SMTP
3 7 (14.29%) LAN
4 5 (10.20%) TCP/IP
4 5 (10.20%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (8.16%) DNS
6 3 (6.12%) DHCP
6 3 (6.12%) WAN
6 3 (6.12%) Firewall
7 2 (4.08%) VoIP
7 2 (4.08%) VPN
8 1 (2.04%) FCoE
8 1 (2.04%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (2.04%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (2.04%) iSCSI
8 1 (2.04%) NAS
8 1 (2.04%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.41%) SQL Server
2 9 (18.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (16.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (16.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (2.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (10.20%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.04%) Games
2 1 (2.04%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 19 (38.78%) Administrator
2 16 (32.65%) Systems Administrator
3 10 (20.41%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 6 (12.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (6.12%) Technical Support
6 3 (6.12%) Storage Manager
6 3 (6.12%) Consultant
7 2 (4.08%) Server Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (4.08%) Wintel Consultant
8 1 (2.04%) Backup Administrator
8 1 (2.04%) 3rd Line Technical Support
8 1 (2.04%) Desktop Support
8 1 (2.04%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (2.04%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (2.04%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 1 (2.04%) Change Consultant
8 1 (2.04%) Tivoli 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 9 (18.37%) Replication
2 9 (18.37%) Clustering
3 5 (10.20%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.04%) Xbox
4 1 (2.04%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 45 (91.84%) Windows
2 28 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (32.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (18.37%) Windows XP
5 8 (16.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (12.24%) Linux
6 6 (12.24%) Windows 7
7 4 (8.16%) UNIX
8 3 (6.12%) Windows 2000
9 1 (2.04%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.04%) Windows Vista
9 1 (2.04%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.61%) Disaster Recovery
2 13 (26.53%) Mentoring
3 8 (16.33%) Migration
4 7 (14.29%) ITIL
5 5 (10.20%) Network Management
5 5 (10.20%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (10.20%) Knowledge Management
6 4 (8.16%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (4.08%) Change Control
8 1 (2.04%) Line Management
8 1 (2.04%) IT Asset Management
8 1 (2.04%) Incident Management
8 1 (2.04%) Electronic Design Automation
8 1 (2.04%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (2.04%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (30.61%) SQL
2 7 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 3 (6.12%) VB
4 2 (4.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 25 (51.02%) Security Cleared
2 19 (38.78%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.16%) MCP
4 3 (6.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.04%) MCSE
6 1 (2.04%) IBM Certification
6 1 (2.04%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.04%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (22.45%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (30.61%) Active Directory
1 15 (30.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (22.45%) VMware ESX
3 8 (16.33%) Hyper-V
4 7 (14.29%) XenDesktop
5 6 (12.24%) XenApp
5 6 (12.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 4 (8.16%) vSphere
6 4 (8.16%) Terminal Services
7 2 (4.08%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (2.04%) DFS Replication
8 1 (2.04%) NFS
Systems Management
1 14 (28.57%) Backup Exec
2 13 (26.53%) HP SIM
3 7 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (12.24%) NetBackup
5 5 (10.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 5 (10.20%) SCCM
6 4 (8.16%) Tivoli
7 3 (6.12%) Unicenter
7 3 (6.12%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (4.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (2.04%) Legato
9 1 (2.04%) Nagios
9 1 (2.04%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 32 (65.31%) VMware
2 31 (63.27%) Microsoft
3 27 (55.10%) CA
4 23 (46.94%) HP
5 21 (42.86%) Citrix
6 16 (32.65%) NetApp
7 13 (26.53%) Symantec
8 8 (16.33%) Cisco
8 8 (16.33%) 3PAR
9 7 (14.29%) Altiris
10 6 (12.24%) Mitel
11 5 (10.20%) IBM
12 4 (8.16%) Lotus
13 3 (6.12%) Lumension
13 3 (6.12%) SAP
13 3 (6.12%) Brocade
14 2 (4.08%) Remedy
14 2 (4.08%) McAfee
14 2 (4.08%) Dell
14 2 (4.08%) EMC