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 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
arcserve
Rank 628 594 576
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -18
Contract jobs citing arcserve 23 30 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.055% 0.065%
As % of the Vendors category 0.096% 0.12% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 20
Median daily rate £350 £235 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.93% -6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £110 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £398 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £230 £223
% change year-on-year
+36.95% +3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £20.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £20.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +13.88%

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
23882 24271 23846
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.60% 44.83% 44.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 14714 13999 13524
Median daily rate £405 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.37% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 793 1112 1055
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.14 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.25% +0.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.97 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.15 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £18.00 £17.56
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.53%

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 24 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 24 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 24 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 -20 17 £385 +63.82% 4
London -13 6 £400 +15.10%
Renfrewshire - 5 £300 -
Scotland - 5 £300 -
Erskine - 5 £300 -
Tyne and Wear - 4 £350 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 4 £350 -
North East - 4 £350 -
South East -12 3 £290 +23.40% 1
East Midlands - 2 £400 - 1
North West - 2 £400 -
Manchester - 2 £400 -
Lincoln - 2 £400 -
Lincolnshire - 2 £400 - 1
Wales +8 1 £400 -
Hampshire +2 1 £315 +5.00%
Guildford 0 1 £265 +12.76%
Surrey -15 1 £265 +12.76%
Bridgend - 1 £400 -
South Wales - 1 £400 -
Ilford - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Hook - 1 £315 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -

arcserve
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 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 33 (84.62%) Windows
2 28 (71.79%) Active Directory
3 26 (66.67%) VMware
4 23 (58.97%) Windows Server
5 19 (48.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (48.72%) DHCP
6 17 (43.59%) MS Exchange
6 17 (43.59%) DNS
7 15 (38.46%) Microsoft
7 15 (38.46%) Symantec
8 13 (33.33%) HP
8 13 (33.33%) Citrix
8 13 (33.33%) SQL
9 12 (30.77%) SQL Server
9 12 (30.77%) Backup Exec
10 11 (28.21%) ITIL
10 11 (28.21%) SAN
10 11 (28.21%) VMware Infrastructure
11 10 (25.64%) CA
11 10 (25.64%) SharePoint
12 9 (23.08%) Linux
12 9 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (23.08%) SCCM
12 9 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
13 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (20.51%) SCOM
13 8 (20.51%) Security Cleared
13 8 (20.51%) Clustering
14 7 (17.95%) NetBackup
14 7 (17.95%) Blackberry

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 17 (43.59%) MS Exchange
2 10 (25.64%) SharePoint
3 9 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (15.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (7.69%) IIS
6 2 (5.13%) Skype for Business
7 1 (2.56%) Apache
7 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2000
7 1 (2.56%) JBoss
7 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (2.56%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (2.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (12.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (48.72%) DHCP
2 17 (43.59%) DNS
3 11 (28.21%) SAN
4 6 (15.38%) SMTP
4 6 (15.38%) TCP/IP
5 5 (12.82%) Firewall
6 4 (10.26%) LAN
6 4 (10.26%) NetScaler
6 4 (10.26%) WAN
7 3 (7.69%) iSCSI
7 3 (7.69%) VPN
8 1 (2.56%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (2.56%) Internet
8 1 (2.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (12.82%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.56%) SAP HANA
General
1 4 (10.26%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Legal
3 1 (2.56%) Front Office
3 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (20.51%) Server Engineer
2 6 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (15.38%) Support Engineer
3 5 (12.82%) Administrator
3 5 (12.82%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (12.82%) Wintel Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Backup Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Storage Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Wintel Support
5 3 (7.69%) Wintel Support Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 2 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (5.13%) Active Directory Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Desktop Support
6 2 (5.13%) Exchange Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Operations Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Server Support
6 2 (5.13%) Server Support Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Service Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Clustering
2 7 (17.95%) Blackberry
3 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (12.82%) Data Centre
3 5 (12.82%) PKI
4 3 (7.69%) EMC VNX
5 2 (5.13%) BYOD
6 1 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (2.56%) HP Storage
6 1 (2.56%) HP StoreVirtual
6 1 (2.56%) Informatics
6 1 (2.56%) iPhone
6 1 (2.56%) Statistics
6 1 (2.56%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 33 (84.62%) Windows
2 23 (58.97%) Windows Server
3 19 (48.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (23.08%) Linux
4 9 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (12.82%) Windows 7
7 4 (10.26%) Windows XP
8 3 (7.69%) AIX
8 3 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (7.69%) Solaris
9 1 (2.56%) Android
9 1 (2.56%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (2.56%) Ubuntu
9 1 (2.56%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.21%) ITIL
2 6 (15.38%) Change Management
2 6 (15.38%) Mentoring
3 5 (12.82%) High Availability
4 4 (10.26%) Problem Management
4 4 (10.26%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (10.26%) Server Building
4 4 (10.26%) Service Delivery
5 3 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (7.69%) Release Management
5 3 (7.69%) Time Management
6 2 (5.13%) Business Continuity
6 2 (5.13%) Business Continuity Planning
6 2 (5.13%) Change Control
6 2 (5.13%) Project Management
7 1 (2.56%) Facilities Management
7 1 (2.56%) ITSM
7 1 (2.56%) Migration
7 1 (2.56%) Service Management
7 1 (2.56%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 13 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.56%) Perl
2 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.56%) Python
2 1 (2.56%) Ruby
2 1 (2.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (20.51%) Security Cleared
2 6 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.13%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.56%) MCP
4 1 (2.56%) MCSE
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.95%) SLA
2 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 28 (71.79%) Active Directory
2 11 (28.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (17.95%) Hyper-V
4 5 (12.82%) VMware ESX
4 5 (12.82%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (10.26%) Firmware
5 4 (10.26%) vSphere
5 4 (10.26%) XenApp
6 3 (7.69%) Terminal Services
7 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (5.13%) NFS
7 2 (5.13%) Terminal Server
8 1 (2.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (2.56%) ISA Server
8 1 (2.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (30.77%) Backup Exec
2 9 (23.08%) SCCM
3 8 (20.51%) SCOM
4 7 (17.95%) NetBackup
5 5 (12.82%) CA Spectrum
5 5 (12.82%) SCVMM
5 5 (12.82%) WSUS
6 4 (10.26%) EMC NetWorker
6 4 (10.26%) PureDisk
6 4 (10.26%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 4 (10.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (7.69%) Legato
7 3 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (7.69%) Simpana
7 3 (7.69%) vMotion
8 1 (2.56%) AirWatch
8 1 (2.56%) HP SIM
8 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (2.56%) SCSM
8 1 (2.56%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 26 (66.67%) VMware
2 15 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 15 (38.46%) Symantec
3 13 (33.33%) Citrix
3 13 (33.33%) HP
4 10 (25.64%) CA
5 6 (15.38%) EMC
6 5 (12.82%) IBM
6 5 (12.82%) Veeam
7 4 (10.26%) 3PAR
7 4 (10.26%) AppSense
7 4 (10.26%) Brocade
7 4 (10.26%) CommVault
7 4 (10.26%) Lumension
7 4 (10.26%) Red Hat
7 4 (10.26%) Remedy
8 3 (7.69%) Dell
8 3 (7.69%) Intel Security
9 2 (5.13%) Cisco
9 2 (5.13%) Sophos