The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Acronis products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Acronis over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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 Acronis, Inc.

Acronis
England / North West
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 135 - 148
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Acronis 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.068% - 0.081%
As % of the Vendors category 0.15% - 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £145 - £166
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £250 £160
% change year-on-year +120.00% +56.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.50 -

Acronis is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1318 1744 1686
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 44.97% 45.38% 45.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 716 1028 833
Median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £275 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 57 113
Median hourly rate £16.00 £19.20 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.64% +9.68%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

Acronis
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Acronis as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Acronis in the North West

Acronis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Acronis in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Acronis in the North West

Acronis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Acronis in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Acronis in the North West

Acronis
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Acronis within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester - 1 £145 -
Merseyside - 1 - -
Acronis
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Acronis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Acronis.

1 3 (75.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (50.00%) GMP
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (50.00%) Validation
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) LIMS
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (25.00%) Facilities Management
3 1 (25.00%) Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) LANDesk
3 1 (25.00%) SCCM
3 1 (25.00%) Dell KACE
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Server Patching
3 1 (25.00%) Server Building
3 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Dell
3 1 (25.00%) Remedy
3 1 (25.00%) GxP
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management

Acronis
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Project
General
1 3 (75.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Help Desk Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Migration Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Migration Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Project Quality Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) LIMS
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Facilities Management
2 1 (25.00%) Server Building
2 1 (25.00%) Server Patching
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) GMP
2 1 (25.00%) GxP
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Dell
2 1 (25.00%) Dell KACE
2 1 (25.00%) LANDesk
2 1 (25.00%) Remedy
2 1 (25.00%) VMware