The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of FalconStor products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FalconStor over the 3 months to 7 July 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within FalconStor Software.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
FalconStor
Rank 611 588 565
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -23
Contract jobs citing FalconStor 2 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.015% 0.028%
As % of the Vendors category 0.008% 0.033% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 14
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£400 £340 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +30.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £340 £260
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +30.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
24523 23898 23573
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.72% 45.16% 47.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 14392 13365 12566
Average daily rate £390 £378 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.37% -2.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1085 1042 1249
Average hourly rate £18.75 £17.50 £19.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -10.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.88 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £36.70 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

FalconStor
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing FalconStor within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

FalconStor Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

FalconStor
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing FalconStor within the UK.

FalconStor Daily Rate Trend in the UK

FalconStor
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing FalconStor within the UK.

FalconStor Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

FalconStor
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FalconStor within the UK over the 3 months to 7 July 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
Worcestershire +4 2 £400 +17.64%
Worcester +2 2 £400 +17.64%
West Midlands -1 2 £400 +17.64%
England -27 2 £400 +17.64%

FalconStor
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing FalconStor 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 FalconStor.

1 9 (52.94%) Dell Compellent
1 9 (52.94%) Dell
1 9 (52.94%) NetBackup
2 8 (47.06%) SAN
2 8 (47.06%) CA
2 8 (47.06%) ARCserve
2 8 (47.06%) VMware
2 8 (47.06%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Configuration Management
2 8 (47.06%) Performance Monitoring
2 8 (47.06%) Fibre Channel
3 7 (41.18%) Brocade
4 6 (35.29%) Capacity Management
4 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (35.29%) DHCP
4 6 (35.29%) DNS
5 5 (29.41%) Cisco
6 4 (23.53%) ITIL
6 4 (23.53%) VMware Server
7 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
7 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
7 2 (11.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (11.76%) Symantec
7 2 (11.76%) SQL
8 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
8 1 (5.88%) EMC
8 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
8 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
8 1 (5.88%) Replication
8 1 (5.88%) CLARiiON

FalconStor
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing FalconStor 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 FalconStor. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) SAN
1 8 (47.06%) Fibre Channel
2 6 (35.29%) DHCP
2 6 (35.29%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2000
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Storage Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) VMware Engineer
3 5 (29.41%) Server Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Server Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Implementation Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.88%) Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.88%) Replication
3 1 (5.88%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Configuration Management
1 8 (47.06%) Performance Monitoring
2 6 (35.29%) Capacity Management
3 4 (23.53%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) VMware Server
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.88%) vSphere
2 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (52.94%) NetBackup
2 8 (47.06%) ARCserve
3 1 (5.88%) Backup Exec
3 1 (5.88%) SCCM
3 1 (5.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Dell
1 9 (52.94%) Dell Compellent
2 8 (47.06%) CA
2 8 (47.06%) VMware
3 7 (41.18%) Brocade
4 5 (29.41%) Cisco
5 2 (11.76%) Symantec
6 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.88%) EMC