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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Symantec Backup Exec
Rank 146 184 204
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +20
Contract jobs citing Backup Exec 6 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.19% 0.12% 0.034%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.13% 1.52% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Average daily rate £240 £328 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.87% +48.86%
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £270 £285
% change year-on-year
+25.46% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £21.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-17.44% +34.37%
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
282 395 419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.99% 7.85% 7.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 290 275
Average daily rate £450 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £309 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £366 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.48% +7.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 5
Average hourly rate £24.00 £18.35 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.79% +24.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.25 £21.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+31.39% +2.38%

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 5 February 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 10 (62.50%) Unix
1 10 (62.50%) NetBackup
2 9 (56.25%) Problem Management
2 9 (56.25%) Veritas
2 9 (56.25%) Control-M
3 8 (50.00%) Tivoli
4 7 (43.75%) Windows
4 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
5 6 (37.50%) Financial Institution
5 6 (37.50%) Finance
5 6 (37.50%) Hedge funds
6 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
6 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
6 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (31.25%) Symantec
6 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
7 4 (25.00%) MS Office
7 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
8 3 (18.75%) Data ONTAP
8 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (18.75%) Advertising
8 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (18.75%) Cisco
8 3 (18.75%) CCNA
8 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (18.75%) NetApp
8 3 (18.75%) People Management
9 2 (12.50%) Citrix
9 2 (12.50%) SLA

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
2 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.25%) Apache
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) DHCP
1 1 (6.25%) DNS
1 1 (6.25%) Firewall
1 1 (6.25%) NetScaler
1 1 (6.25%) SAN
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
1 6 (37.50%) Financial Institution
2 3 (18.75%) Advertising
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) Operations Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Computer Operations Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Computer Operator
4 2 (12.50%) Operations Team Leader
4 2 (12.50%) Team Leader
5 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Data Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Data Centre Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Unix Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Unix Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Hedge funds
2 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Unix
2 7 (43.75%) Windows
3 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
3 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (18.75%) Data ONTAP
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
6 1 (6.25%) Linux
6 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (6.25%) Solaris
6 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Problem Management
2 3 (18.75%) People Management
3 1 (6.25%) Change Management
3 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
3 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL
3 1 (6.25%) Migration
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) CCNA
1 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
3 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.25%) vSphere
3 1 (6.25%) XenApp
3 1 (6.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (62.50%) NetBackup
2 9 (56.25%) Control-M
3 8 (50.00%) Tivoli
4 1 (6.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Veritas
2 5 (31.25%) Symantec
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco
3 3 (18.75%) NetApp
4 2 (12.50%) Citrix
4 2 (12.50%) VMware
5 1 (6.25%) HP
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
5 1 (6.25%) Sun