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 19 September 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec Backup Exec
Rank 186 213 207
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -6
Contract jobs citing Backup Exec 13 14 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.22% 0.19% 0.17%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.60% 3.37% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 9
Average daily rate
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£330 £366 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.89% +22.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £205 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £195 £275
% change year-on-year
+58.97% -29.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £22.63 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-22.65% +43.65%
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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
500 415 508
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.49% 5.76% 6.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 295 335
Average daily rate £420 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £265 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 20 12
Average hourly rate £15.75 £24.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.37% +29.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £19.50 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.45 £33.50 £37.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +28.76%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Backup Exec across the City of London region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Backup Exec Daily Rate Histogram 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 19 September 2014, 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 19 (90.48%) Windows
2 16 (76.19%) Active Directory
3 15 (71.43%) Citrix
4 14 (66.67%) VMware
5 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
5 13 (61.90%) Symantec
6 12 (57.14%) IBM
6 12 (57.14%) SQL Server
7 11 (52.38%) SharePoint
8 9 (42.86%) MS Exchange
8 9 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (42.86%) XenApp
9 8 (38.10%) Lync
9 8 (38.10%) SQL
9 8 (38.10%) Firewall
10 7 (33.33%) MS Office
10 7 (33.33%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
10 7 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (33.33%) Network Security
10 7 (33.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 6 (28.57%) UAG
11 6 (28.57%) Oracle
11 6 (28.57%) DNS
11 6 (28.57%) SAN
11 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (23.81%) Extranet
12 5 (23.81%) Software Deployment
12 5 (23.81%) Veritas
12 5 (23.81%) VMware ESX
13 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2007

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 11 (52.38%) SharePoint
2 9 (42.86%) MS Exchange
3 8 (38.10%) Lync
4 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (14.29%) Tomcat
5 3 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (14.29%) WebSphere
6 2 (9.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (4.76%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2000
7 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (33.33%) MS Office
2 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (38.10%) Firewall
2 7 (33.33%) Network Security
3 6 (28.57%) DNS
3 6 (28.57%) SAN
4 5 (23.81%) Extranet
5 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 3 (14.29%) VPN
5 3 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (14.29%) iSCSI
5 3 (14.29%) VLAN
6 2 (9.52%) NAS
6 2 (9.52%) WAN
6 2 (9.52%) LAN
7 1 (4.76%) VoIP
7 1 (4.76%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (14.29%) MySQL
2 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) DBA
3 3 (14.29%) Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) SQL DBA
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server DBA
4 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.76%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (4.76%) Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Support
5 1 (4.76%) Junior
5 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Service Desk Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Replication
1 3 (14.29%) Blackberry
1 3 (14.29%) Clustering
2 2 (9.52%) iPhone
3 1 (4.76%) HP StorageWorks
Operating Systems
1 19 (90.48%) Windows
2 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (19.05%) UNIX
4 3 (14.29%) Linux
4 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (9.52%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.76%) Windows 2000
6 1 (4.76%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (4.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Software Deployment
2 3 (14.29%) ITIL
2 3 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 2 (9.52%) Migration
4 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.76%) Capacity Management
4 1 (4.76%) Line Management
4 1 (4.76%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) SQL
2 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (19.05%) MCSE
2 3 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (14.29%) CCNA
2 3 (14.29%) RHCE
2 3 (14.29%) RHCT
2 3 (14.29%) MCITP
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.76%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (76.19%) Active Directory
2 9 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (42.86%) XenApp
3 7 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (33.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 6 (28.57%) UAG
5 5 (23.81%) VMware ESX
6 3 (14.29%) NFS
7 1 (4.76%) ISA Server
7 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (33.33%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
2 3 (14.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (14.29%) MIMEsweeper
2 3 (14.29%) MAILsweeper
2 3 (14.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 3 (14.29%) SCOM
3 2 (9.52%) SCCM
4 1 (4.76%) Tivoli
4 1 (4.76%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 15 (71.43%) Citrix
2 14 (66.67%) VMware
3 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
3 13 (61.90%) Symantec
4 12 (57.14%) IBM
5 6 (28.57%) Oracle
6 5 (23.81%) Veritas
7 4 (19.05%) HP
8 3 (14.29%) NetApp
8 3 (14.29%) Sophos
9 2 (9.52%) Cisco
9 2 (9.52%) EMC
10 1 (4.76%) Dell
10 1 (4.76%) Fidessa
10 1 (4.76%) Bloomberg
10 1 (4.76%) Avaya
10 1 (4.76%) LANDesk