The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 30 March 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
UK
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 592 - 621
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Acronis 8 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.018% - 0.007%
As % of the Vendors category 0.040% - 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Median daily rate £345 - £289
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £289
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £11.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £11.50

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.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 20053 23695 24270
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 44.04% 43.77% 45.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 12380 14428 13767
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 715 802 1036
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.57 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% +10.29%  

Acronis
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

Acronis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Acronis in the UK

Acronis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Acronis in the UK

Acronis
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Acronis within the UK over the 3 months to 30 March 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
England - 8 £345 - 1
London - 4 £345 -
Liverpool - 3 - -
Merseyside - 3 - -
North West - 3 - -
Ipswich - 1 - -
Suffolk - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 with a requirement for Acronis.

1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) VMware
2 9 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (50.00%) Project Management
4 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (50.00%) Dell
4 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (50.00%) Data Centre
5 5 (41.67%) Windows 10
5 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (41.67%) Hyper-V
5 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (41.67%) Avaya
5 5 (41.67%) HP
5 5 (41.67%) SQL
5 5 (41.67%) Cisco
5 5 (41.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (41.67%) Sophos
6 4 (33.33%) VPN
6 4 (33.33%) Firewall
6 4 (33.33%) Wireless
6 4 (33.33%) Legal
6 4 (33.33%) Retail
6 4 (33.33%) Altiris
6 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 4 (33.33%) IPv4
6 4 (33.33%) IPv6
6 4 (33.33%) LAN

Acronis
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (16.67%) IBM Notes
4 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Project
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (33.33%) Office 365
3 2 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (33.33%) Firewall
1 4 (33.33%) IPv4
1 4 (33.33%) IPv6
1 4 (33.33%) LAN
1 4 (33.33%) NAS
1 4 (33.33%) Network Security
1 4 (33.33%) SAN
1 4 (33.33%) VPN
1 4 (33.33%) WAN
1 4 (33.33%) Wireless
2 2 (16.67%) MPLS
3 1 (8.33%) DECT
3 1 (8.33%) IP Telephony
General
1 4 (33.33%) Legal
1 4 (33.33%) Retail
2 3 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Office 365 Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Deployment Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (8.33%) IT Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Migration Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Office 365 Expert
3 1 (8.33%) Project Quality Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (16.67%) LIMS
4 1 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (41.67%) Windows 10
6 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
7 2 (16.67%) Linux
7 2 (16.67%) Ubuntu
8 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Project Management
2 5 (41.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (33.33%) Server Virtualisation
3 4 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
4 3 (25.00%) Migration
5 2 (16.67%) Validation
6 1 (8.33%) Application Discovery
6 1 (8.33%) Change Management
6 1 (8.33%) Facilities Management
6 1 (8.33%) Network Design
6 1 (8.33%) Server Building
6 1 (8.33%) Server Patching
6 1 (8.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) MCDST
2 1 (8.33%) MCSA
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) GMP
2 1 (8.33%) GxP
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (41.67%) Hyper-V
2 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (33.33%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (16.67%) vSphere
6 1 (8.33%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) VMware
2 6 (50.00%) Dell
3 5 (41.67%) Avaya
3 5 (41.67%) Cisco
3 5 (41.67%) HP
3 5 (41.67%) Sophos
4 4 (33.33%) Aerohive Networks
4 4 (33.33%) Altiris
4 4 (33.33%) Fortinet
4 4 (33.33%) Meraki
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 4 (33.33%) Rackspace
5 2 (16.67%) Citrix
5 2 (16.67%) Lotus
5 2 (16.67%) Veeam
6 1 (8.33%) arcserve
6 1 (8.33%) Polycom
6 1 (8.33%) Remedy
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