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 28 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Symantec NetBackup PureDisk
Rank 568 552 527
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -25
Contract jobs citing PureDisk 3 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.014% 0.009%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.074% 0.20% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Average daily rate
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£475 £224 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+112.05% -47.29%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £224 £375
% change year-on-year
- -40.26%
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
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%

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
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 28 January 2015, 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 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) NetBackup
3 2 (40.00%) Clustering
3 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (40.00%) SCDPM
3 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (40.00%) NetApp
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Brocade
3 2 (40.00%) WMI
3 2 (40.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (40.00%) Symantec
4 1 (20.00%) Service Management
4 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Replication
4 1 (20.00%) SAP
4 1 (20.00%) MS Office
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) DHCP
4 1 (20.00%) DNS
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) Dutch Language
4 1 (20.00%) French Language
4 1 (20.00%) SCCM
4 1 (20.00%) SCOM

PureDisk
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
1 1 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (20.00%) NetScaler
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (20.00%) Dutch Language
1 1 (20.00%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Data Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (20.00%) Data Migration Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Backup Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Migration Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Storage Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) Replication
2 1 (20.00%) EqualLogic
2 1 (20.00%) HP StorageWorks
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Service Management
1 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) XenApp
2 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) NetBackup
2 2 (40.00%) SCDPM
2 2 (40.00%) WMI
3 1 (20.00%) SCCM
3 1 (20.00%) SCOM
3 1 (20.00%) HP SIM
3 1 (20.00%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) NetApp
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Brocade
2 2 (40.00%) Symantec
3 1 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Dell
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Juniper
3 1 (20.00%) 3PAR