Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 871 877 865
Rank change year-on-year +6 -12 +21
Contract jobs citing Acronis 8 11 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.008% 0.011% 0.018%
As % of the Vendors category 0.018% 0.023% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 13
UK median daily rate £120 £253 £170
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -52.48% +48.53% -32.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £120 - £170
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
UK median hourly rate £29.25 £34.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.97% +36.00% +122.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £35.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -17.61% +42.00% +124.72%

Acronis is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services.

All Vendors
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 43596 47131 49574
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.63% 45.31% 43.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 27081 28807 29231
UK median daily rate £430 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £238 £240 £225
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1460 1688 2113
UK median hourly rate £17.38 £16.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.73% -4.29% +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.56 £10.24 £10.13
90th Percentile £45.27 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year - -5.71% +6.06%

Acronis
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Acronis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
UK excluding London +38 8 £120 - 2
England +24 8 £120 -52.48% 2
East of England - 4 £118 -
South East +2 3 £225 -
North West - 1 - -
North of England - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) SCCM
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 3 (37.50%) Windows 10
3 3 (37.50%) VMware Workstation
3 3 (37.50%) Backup Exec
3 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 2 (25.00%) Symantec
4 2 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (25.00%) DHCP
4 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (25.00%) DNS
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) Veeam
5 1 (12.50%) Hardware Maintenance
5 1 (12.50%) Service Management
5 1 (12.50%) Change Management
5 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) vSphere
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
5 1 (12.50%) Server Patching
5 1 (12.50%) Server Building
5 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
5 1 (12.50%) Facilities Management

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 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) DHCP
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
1 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
1 1 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Build Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) Deployment Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Deployment Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Hardware Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Server Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Server Support
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) IT Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Support
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Support
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows 10
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
4 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Change Management
1 1 (12.50%) Facilities Management
1 1 (12.50%) Hardware Maintenance
1 1 (12.50%) Server Building
1 1 (12.50%) Server Patching
1 1 (12.50%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) GxP
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) SCCM
2 3 (37.50%) Backup Exec
3 2 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Symantec
2 2 (25.00%) Veeam
3 1 (12.50%) McAfee
3 1 (12.50%) Remedy