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 3 months to 27 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 arcserve.

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UK
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 581 629 610
Rank change year-on-year +48 -19  
Contract jobs citing arcserve 2 11 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% 0.021% 0.039%
As % of the Vendors category 0.010% 0.047% 0.086%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 9
Median daily rate - £271 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.36%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £228 £275
% change year-on-year - -17.27%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Median hourly rate £23.00 - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £40.00

arcserve 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 19813 23266 24403
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 44.11% 43.71% 45.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 12248 14093 13817
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 710 807 1038
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.67 £10.73 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.68 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.38 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -13.81% +11.76%  

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Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for arcserve in the UK

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Top 2 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 3 months to 27 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 +40 2 - - 1
London +28 2 - -

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Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 10 (58.82%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
2 9 (52.94%) Citrix
3 8 (47.06%) Cisco
3 8 (47.06%) VMware
3 8 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (35.29%) PowerShell
4 6 (35.29%) Linux
4 6 (35.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 6 (35.29%) Intel Security
5 5 (29.41%) Configuration Management
5 5 (29.41%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (29.41%) Firewall
5 5 (29.41%) Migration
5 5 (29.41%) Oracle
5 5 (29.41%) Juniper
5 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
5 5 (29.41%) XenServer
5 5 (29.41%) Windows 7
5 5 (29.41%) Windows 8
5 5 (29.41%) Windows Server
5 5 (29.41%) WSUS
5 5 (29.41%) Load Balancing
6 4 (23.53%) Backup Exec
6 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database
6 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
6 4 (23.53%) DV Cleared
6 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (23.53%) SQL
6 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange

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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 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
2 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (11.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2000
4 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) Firewall
2 2 (11.76%) SAN
3 1 (5.88%) DECT
3 1 (5.88%) DHCP
3 1 (5.88%) DNS
3 1 (5.88%) IP Telephony
3 1 (5.88%) iSCSI
3 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.88%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.88%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.88%) Aerospace
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Integration Engineer
1 4 (23.53%) Project Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery Project Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Support Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) IT Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) IT Support
3 2 (11.76%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Backup Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.88%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Storage Manager
4 1 (5.88%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Wintel Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) AS400
1 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
1 1 (5.88%) Clustering
1 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
1 1 (5.88%) HP StoreVirtual
1 1 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Windows
2 6 (35.29%) Linux
3 5 (29.41%) Windows 7
3 5 (29.41%) Windows 8
3 5 (29.41%) Windows Server
4 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.88%) AIX
6 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (5.88%) Solaris
6 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
6 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Configuration Management
1 5 (29.41%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (29.41%) Load Balancing
1 5 (29.41%) Migration
2 2 (11.76%) Project Management
3 1 (5.88%) Change Management
3 1 (5.88%) Data Protection
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL
3 1 (5.88%) Logistics
3 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
3 1 (5.88%) Release Management
3 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (5.88%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.88%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) PowerShell
2 4 (23.53%) SQL
3 3 (17.65%) C
4 1 (5.88%) Perl
4 1 (5.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 4 (23.53%) DV Cleared
2 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) MCP
3 1 (5.88%) MCSE
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
2 8 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (29.41%) XenServer
4 2 (11.76%) XenApp
5 1 (5.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (5.88%) Firmware
5 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (5.88%) Terminal Services
5 1 (5.88%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (5.88%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 5 (29.41%) WSUS
3 4 (23.53%) Backup Exec
4 2 (11.76%) NetBackup
5 1 (5.88%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (5.88%) PureDisk
5 1 (5.88%) SCCM
5 1 (5.88%) SCOM
5 1 (5.88%) Simpana
5 1 (5.88%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Citrix
2 8 (47.06%) Cisco
2 8 (47.06%) VMware
3 6 (35.29%) Intel Security
4 5 (29.41%) Juniper
4 5 (29.41%) Oracle
5 3 (17.65%) IBM
5 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
6 2 (11.76%) CA
6 2 (11.76%) EMC
6 2 (11.76%) HP
6 2 (11.76%) Sophos
6 2 (11.76%) Symantec
7 1 (5.88%) Avaya
7 1 (5.88%) CommVault
7 1 (5.88%) Dell
7 1 (5.88%) NetApp
7 1 (5.88%) Remedy
7 1 (5.88%) Sun
7 1 (5.88%) Veritas