Period
to 19 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of arcserve products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited arcserve over the 6 months to 19 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 arcserve.

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UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 854 859 848
Rank change year-on-year +5 -11 -48
Contract jobs citing arcserve 21 37 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.021% 0.035% 0.038%
As % of the Vendors category 0.049% 0.078% 0.089%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 23 19
UK median daily rate £260 £294 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.56% -12.89% +12.19%
10th Percentile £202 £176 £177
90th Percentile £445 £420 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £260 £294 £317
% change year-on-year -11.56% -7.11% +5.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 12
UK median hourly rate £47.00 £27.38 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +71.69% +16.49% +37.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £27.38 £23.00
% change year-on-year - +19.02% +34.31%

arcserve 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 43242 47490 49684
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.64% 45.29% 43.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 26864 29037 29297
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 1447 1703 2110
UK median hourly rate £17.38 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.30% -5.71% +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.58 £10.21 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year - -5.71% +6.06%

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Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for arcserve in the UK

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for arcserve in the UK

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing arcserve over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for arcserve in the UK

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for arcserve in the UK

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Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing arcserve within the UK over the 6 months to 19 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 +12 17 £260 -11.56% 3
England +2 12 £260 -9.49% 3
Scotland -2 4 £450 +50.00%
East of England - 4 £260 -
Midlands +26 3 £213 -46.88% 3
Wales +15 3 £413 -
East Midlands +8 3 £213 -46.88% 1
South East -3 2 £230 -17.86%
London -32 2 £240 +6.67%
North East +65 1 £300 -16.67%
North of England +52 1 £300 -14.29%

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing arcserve 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 arcserve.

1 15 (71.43%) Windows
2 13 (61.90%) Active Directory
3 12 (57.14%) Windows Server
4 11 (52.38%) Cisco
5 10 (47.62%) VMware
6 9 (42.86%) SAN
6 9 (42.86%) MS Exchange
6 9 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (38.10%) LAN
7 8 (38.10%) WAN
7 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
8 7 (33.33%) Firewall
8 7 (33.33%) Windows 7
9 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
9 6 (28.57%) Finance
9 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (28.57%) CA
9 6 (28.57%) Citrix
9 6 (28.57%) TCP/IP
9 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
9 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (23.81%) SharePoint
10 5 (23.81%) EMC
10 5 (23.81%) Terminal Services
10 5 (23.81%) Symantec
10 5 (23.81%) Backup Exec
10 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
11 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
11 4 (19.05%) PowerShell

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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 9 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
1 9 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 6 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (23.81%) SharePoint
4 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (42.86%) SAN
2 8 (38.10%) LAN
2 8 (38.10%) WAN
3 7 (33.33%) Firewall
4 6 (28.57%) TCP/IP
5 4 (19.05%) DHCP
5 4 (19.05%) DNS
5 4 (19.05%) Wireless
6 1 (4.76%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) SAP HANA
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Analyst
1 6 (28.57%) Infrastructure Support
2 5 (23.81%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Senior Support Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Support Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Consultant
4 3 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Integration Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Storage Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Storage Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Storage Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Storage Specialist
5 2 (9.52%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) HP Storage
2 3 (14.29%) Clustering
2 3 (14.29%) Fat Client
2 3 (14.29%) Thin Client
3 2 (9.52%) EMC VNX
4 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (71.43%) Windows
2 12 (57.14%) Windows Server
3 7 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (14.29%) Linux
6 2 (9.52%) Windows 8
7 1 (4.76%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Capacity Planning
1 4 (19.05%) Change Control
1 4 (19.05%) Network Management
1 4 (19.05%) Network Optimisation
2 3 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (14.29%) ITIL
2 3 (14.29%) Project Management
3 2 (9.52%) Change Management
3 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
3 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
3 2 (9.52%) Patch Management
4 1 (4.76%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (4.76%) Proactive Management
4 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.76%) Programme Management
4 1 (4.76%) Protective Monitoring
4 1 (4.76%) Release Management
4 1 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) PowerShell
2 3 (14.29%) SQL
3 2 (9.52%) VBScript
4 1 (4.76%) C
4 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.76%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
2 4 (19.05%) DV Cleared
3 3 (14.29%) MCSE
3 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 2 (9.52%) MCP
5 1 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (4.76%) Degree
5 1 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 13 (61.90%) Active Directory
2 5 (23.81%) Terminal Services
3 4 (19.05%) Hyper-V
3 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (9.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (9.52%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 2 (9.52%) XenServer
5 1 (4.76%) Firmware
5 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (4.76%) vSphere
5 1 (4.76%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) Backup Exec
2 4 (19.05%) NetBackup
3 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (9.52%) WSUS
5 1 (4.76%) AirWatch
5 1 (4.76%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (4.76%) Puppet
5 1 (4.76%) PureDisk
5 1 (4.76%) Simpana
5 1 (4.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (4.76%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Cisco
2 10 (47.62%) VMware
3 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
4 6 (28.57%) CA
4 6 (28.57%) Citrix
5 5 (23.81%) EMC
5 5 (23.81%) Symantec
6 4 (19.05%) HP
6 4 (19.05%) McAfee
7 3 (14.29%) Intel
7 3 (14.29%) Sophos
8 2 (9.52%) Juniper
8 2 (9.52%) Oracle
8 2 (9.52%) Remedy
9 1 (4.76%) Avaya
9 1 (4.76%) Brocade
9 1 (4.76%) CommVault
9 1 (4.76%) IBM
9 1 (4.76%) NetApp
9 1 (4.76%) SAP