The table below looks at the statistics for PureDisk skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PureDisk over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec NetBackup PureDisk
Rank 590 567 552
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -15
Contract jobs citing PureDisk 5 15 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.029% 0.010%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.11% 0.40% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 2
Average daily rate
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£348 £223 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.18% -47.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £213 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £225 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £222 £223 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.66% -40.54%
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 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
4554 3718 3220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.25% 7.20% 6.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2860 2242 1697
Average daily rate £415 £388 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.09% +3.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 139 211
Average hourly rate £20.75 £19.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.41% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.06 £12.42 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.25 £38.71 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.28 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-3.42% -6.66%

PureDisk
Jobs Demand Trend

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

PureDisk Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

PureDisk
Daily Rate Trend

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

PureDisk Daily Rate Trend in the UK

PureDisk
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PureDisk within the UK over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

PureDisk Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

PureDisk
Hourly Rate Trend

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

PureDisk Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

PureDisk
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing PureDisk 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 PureDisk.

1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) NetBackup
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) Citrix
4 2 (33.33%) Symantec
4 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (33.33%) NetApp
4 2 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (33.33%) Brocade
4 2 (33.33%) WMI
4 2 (33.33%) SCCM
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (33.33%) vSphere
4 2 (33.33%) Clustering
4 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 2 (33.33%) SCDPM
5 1 (16.67%) EdgeSight
5 1 (16.67%) XenApp
5 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (16.67%) EqualLogic
5 1 (16.67%) HP StorageWorks
5 1 (16.67%) HP SIM
5 1 (16.67%) 3PAR
5 1 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (16.67%) NetScaler
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 8

PureDisk
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing PureDisk 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 PureDisk. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (16.67%) NetScaler
1 1 (16.67%) iSCSI
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) VPN
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (16.67%) MSI
General
1 1 (16.67%) Dutch Language
1 1 (16.67%) French Language
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Migration Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Backup Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Data Migration Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 1 (16.67%) Data Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) EqualLogic
2 1 (16.67%) HP StorageWorks
2 1 (16.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
1 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (16.67%) Service Management
1 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
1 1 (16.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (33.33%) vSphere
1 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (16.67%) XenApp
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) NetBackup
2 2 (33.33%) WMI
2 2 (33.33%) SCCM
2 2 (33.33%) SCDPM
3 1 (16.67%) EdgeSight
3 1 (16.67%) HP SIM
3 1 (16.67%) SCOM
3 1 (16.67%) ARCserve
3 1 (16.67%) DameWare
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) Symantec
2 2 (33.33%) NetApp
2 2 (33.33%) Brocade
3 1 (16.67%) 3PAR
3 1 (16.67%) SAP
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Dell
3 1 (16.67%) Juniper