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 27 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.

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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
FalconStor
Rank 570 - 537
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing FalconStor 7 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% - 0.013%
As % of the Vendors category 0.030% - 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 6
Average daily rate
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£178 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £178 - £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.69 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 - -

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
23272 22265 21520
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.79% 45.72% 47.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 13609 12381 11250
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
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 £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1020 983 1335
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £10.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.22 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+4.36% -13.15%

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
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 27 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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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 - 7 £178 -
East of England - - - -
Bedford - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -

FalconStor
Top 25 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 6 (85.71%) Cisco
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) DHCP
2 5 (71.43%) DNS
2 5 (71.43%) ITIL
2 5 (71.43%) VMware Server
3 1 (14.29%) vSphere
3 1 (14.29%) Brocade
3 1 (14.29%) SCOM
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) CLARiiON
3 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) Dell
3 1 (14.29%) EMC
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (14.29%) Symantec
3 1 (14.29%) Replication

FalconStor
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 5 (71.43%) DHCP
1 5 (71.43%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Server Engineer
2 5 (71.43%) Storage Engineer
2 5 (71.43%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Server Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) CLARiiON
1 1 (14.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) ITIL
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) VMware Server
2 1 (14.29%) vSphere
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCOM
1 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
1 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Brocade
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Dell
2 1 (14.29%) EMC
2 1 (14.29%) Symantec