The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec NetBackup PureDisk
Rank 587 565 575
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +10
Contract jobs citing PureDisk 3 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.016% 0.010%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.073% 0.21% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Average daily rate
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£363 - £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 - £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £19.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -48.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £19.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -48.00%
Systems Management Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
4102 3752 3787
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.51% 7.34% 6.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2412 2106 1968
Average daily rate £376 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
- +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 160 174
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +23.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.56 £42.40 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +28.57%

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 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PureDisk within the UK over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. 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 -8 2 £400 -
East of England - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Reading - - - -
Watford - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
South East - - - -

PureDisk
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 4 (66.67%) vSphere
2 3 (50.00%) DHCP
2 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 3 (50.00%) NetBackup
2 3 (50.00%) Migration
2 3 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) EMC
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 2 (33.33%) SAN
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) NAS
4 1 (16.67%) CLARiiON
4 1 (16.67%) EMC Navisphere
4 1 (16.67%) NetApp
4 1 (16.67%) Thin Client
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (16.67%) ARCserve
4 1 (16.67%) MSI
4 1 (16.67%) DameWare
4 1 (16.67%) VPN
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (16.67%) HP

PureDisk
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) DHCP
1 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (16.67%) NAS
3 1 (16.67%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MSI
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Law
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Migration Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Data Migration Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) SAN Storage Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Backup Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Backup Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) SAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) CLARiiON
1 1 (16.67%) Thin Client
1 1 (16.67%) Replication
1 1 (16.67%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Migration
1 3 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) vSphere
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (16.67%) EMC Navisphere
2 1 (16.67%) ARCserve
2 1 (16.67%) DameWare
2 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) EMC
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) NetApp
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Brocade