The table below looks at the statistics for Backup Exec skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Backup Exec over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Symantec Backup Exec
Rank 144 192 210
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +18
Contract jobs citing Backup Exec 10 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.29% 0.073% 0.032%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.58% 0.87% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate £295 £420 £248
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.76% +69.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £140 £325
% change year-on-year
+142.85% -56.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.19 £11.50
% change year-on-year
+48.62% +75.52%
Backup Exec
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Systems Management Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
388 458 426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 11.11% 8.33% 6.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 352 322
Average daily rate £475 £450 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £258 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 4
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.04% +1.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.19 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% -19.26%

Backup Exec
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Backup Exec across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

Backup Exec Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Backup Exec
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Backup Exec across the City of London region.

Backup Exec Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Backup Exec
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Backup Exec across the City of London region.

Backup Exec Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Backup Exec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Backup Exec also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Backup Exec.

1 14 (87.50%) Problem Management
2 10 (62.50%) Finance
2 10 (62.50%) NetBackup
2 10 (62.50%) Hedge funds
2 10 (62.50%) Unix
2 10 (62.50%) Veritas
2 10 (62.50%) Control-M
2 10 (62.50%) Financial Institution
3 8 (50.00%) SCOM
4 7 (43.75%) Tivoli
5 6 (37.50%) Symantec
5 6 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (37.50%) Windows
5 6 (37.50%) DNS
5 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
5 6 (37.50%) Citrix
5 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
5 6 (37.50%) ITIL
5 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
5 6 (37.50%) SharePoint
5 6 (37.50%) XenApp
5 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (37.50%) VMware
5 6 (37.50%) Windows Server
6 5 (31.25%) People Management
7 4 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (25.00%) SCOrch
7 4 (25.00%) Mentoring
7 4 (25.00%) Asset Management

Backup Exec
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Backup Exec also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Backup Exec. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (37.50%) SharePoint
2 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 4 (25.00%) MS Office
3 2 (12.50%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) SaaS
2 2 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) DNS
2 4 (25.00%) DHCP
2 4 (25.00%) Internet
2 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (12.50%) Extranet
3 2 (12.50%) Firewall
3 2 (12.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (62.50%) Finance
1 10 (62.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) Operations Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Active Directory Support
3 2 (12.50%) Citrix Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Citrix Support
3 2 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Operations Team Leader
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Desktop Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Server Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Server Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Service Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Team Leader
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) Active Directory Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Computer Operations Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Computer Operator
Miscellaneous
1 10 (62.50%) Hedge funds
2 4 (25.00%) Device Driver
2 4 (25.00%) Fat Client
2 4 (25.00%) Thin Client
3 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Unix
2 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) Problem Management
2 6 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (37.50%) ITIL
3 5 (31.25%) People Management
4 4 (25.00%) Asset Management
4 4 (25.00%) Data Management
4 4 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 4 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (25.00%) Workflow
5 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity
5 2 (12.50%) Capacity Management
5 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
5 2 (12.50%) Migration
5 2 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 2 (12.50%) Project Management
5 2 (12.50%) Server Virtualisation
5 2 (12.50%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) MCSE
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
1 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (37.50%) XenApp
2 4 (25.00%) Terminal Services
2 4 (25.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (12.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (12.50%) UAG
3 2 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (62.50%) Control-M
1 10 (62.50%) NetBackup
2 8 (50.00%) SCOM
3 7 (43.75%) Tivoli
4 4 (25.00%) HP SIM
4 4 (25.00%) SCCM
4 4 (25.00%) SCOrch
5 2 (12.50%) IBM BigFix
5 2 (12.50%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Veritas
2 6 (37.50%) Citrix
2 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (37.50%) Symantec
2 6 (37.50%) VMware
3 4 (25.00%) HP
4 2 (12.50%) IBM
4 2 (12.50%) SolarWinds