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 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Symantec Backup Exec
Rank 180 198 182
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -16
Contract jobs citing Backup Exec 4 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.078% 0.034% 0.21%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.08% 0.53% 3.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 9
Average daily rate
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£310 £220 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.90% -18.51%
UK excluding London average daily rate £230 £290 £256
% change year-on-year
-20.68% +13.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £15.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+48.33% -21.05%
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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
369 374 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 7.18% 6.45% 5.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 258 238
Average daily rate £450 £400 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £237 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £343 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.02% -2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 7
Average hourly rate £18.70 £16.00 £24.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.87% -34.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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

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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 27 February 2015, 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 (76.92%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 8 (61.54%) Symantec
3 7 (53.85%) VMware
3 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (46.15%) Firewall
4 6 (46.15%) ITIL
5 5 (38.46%) UNIX
5 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
5 5 (38.46%) IBM
5 5 (38.46%) SAN
5 5 (38.46%) NetBackup
5 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (30.77%) XenApp
6 4 (30.77%) Replication
6 4 (30.77%) MCITP
6 4 (30.77%) Citrix
6 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
6 4 (30.77%) DNS
6 4 (30.77%) HP
6 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (30.77%) Linux
6 4 (30.77%) MCSE
6 4 (30.77%) Tomcat
6 4 (30.77%) SQL
6 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
7 3 (23.08%) MySQL
7 3 (23.08%) Oracle
7 3 (23.08%) LAN

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 (38.46%) MS Exchange
1 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (30.77%) Tomcat
3 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
3 3 (23.08%) WebSphere
4 2 (15.38%) Lync
5 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) Firewall
2 5 (38.46%) SAN
3 4 (30.77%) DNS
4 3 (23.08%) VLAN
4 3 (23.08%) iSCSI
4 3 (23.08%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
4 3 (23.08%) LAN
4 3 (23.08%) WAN
5 2 (15.38%) DHCP
5 2 (15.38%) VPN
6 1 (7.69%) Extranet
6 1 (7.69%) VoIP
6 1 (7.69%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) MySQL
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Financial Institution
3 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Support Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (15.38%) Computer Operator
4 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) UNIX Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior UNIX Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior UNIX Systems Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Capacity Manager
5 1 (7.69%) UNIX Systems Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Network Support
5 1 (7.69%) Server Support
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Backup Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Replication
2 3 (23.08%) Clustering
3 2 (15.38%) Hedge funds
4 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) UNIX
3 4 (30.77%) Linux
3 4 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (7.69%) Solaris
6 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
6 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
6 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Incident Management
2 3 (23.08%) Capacity Management
3 2 (15.38%) Software Deployment
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (15.38%) Problem Management
3 2 (15.38%) Service Management
4 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
3 1 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) MCSE
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (30.77%) MCITP
2 3 (23.08%) RHCT
2 3 (23.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (23.08%) RHCE
2 3 (23.08%) CCNA
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (7.69%) NCDA
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (30.77%) XenApp
4 3 (23.08%) VMware ESX
4 3 (23.08%) NFS
5 2 (15.38%) UAG
6 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (7.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (7.69%) VMware Server
6 1 (7.69%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) NetBackup
2 3 (23.08%) MIMEsweeper
2 3 (23.08%) MAILsweeper
2 3 (23.08%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (15.38%) Tivoli
3 2 (15.38%) Control-M
3 2 (15.38%) SCOM
3 2 (15.38%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 1 (7.69%) FortiGate
4 1 (7.69%) Puppet
4 1 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Symantec
2 7 (53.85%) VMware
3 5 (38.46%) IBM
4 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 4 (30.77%) HP
4 4 (30.77%) Citrix
5 3 (23.08%) Oracle
5 3 (23.08%) Sophos
5 3 (23.08%) NetApp
6 2 (15.38%) Veritas
6 2 (15.38%) BMC
6 2 (15.38%) CA
7 1 (7.69%) CommVault
7 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
7 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds
7 1 (7.69%) Isilon
7 1 (7.69%) Cisco
7 1 (7.69%) Sun
7 1 (7.69%) Juniper
7 1 (7.69%) Dell