The first table below looks at the demand for Backup Exec skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Backup Exec over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the East of England region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec Backup Exec
Rank 123 111 101
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -10
Contract jobs citing Backup Exec 14 10 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.46% 0.42% 1.22%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.36% 5.81% 16.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 34
Average daily rate
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£200 £225 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £143 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £400 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £250 £315
% change year-on-year
+18.00% -20.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.13 £25.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-31.50% +42.85%
Systems Management Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
261 172 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 8.53% 7.23% 7.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 75 118
Average daily rate £350 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £90 £116
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £419 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
- +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 20 14
Average hourly rate £15.50 £19.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.42% +11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £16.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.85 £35.00 £28.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +28.57%
Backup Exec
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Backup Exec
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Backup Exec Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Backup Exec
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Backup Exec Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Backup Exec
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Backup Exec Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Backup Exec
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Backup Exec within the East of England region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex -4 5 £190 -10.58%
Norfolk - 4 £228 -
Hertfordshire 0 3 £163 -35.64% 1
Cambridgeshire -9 1 - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
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England

Backup Exec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 18 (94.74%) Windows
2 14 (73.68%) MS Exchange
3 13 (68.42%) Active Directory
3 13 (68.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (68.42%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (63.16%) DNS
4 12 (63.16%) Symantec
5 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
5 10 (52.63%) DHCP
5 10 (52.63%) Windows 7
6 9 (47.37%) VMware
7 8 (42.11%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (36.84%) Blackberry
9 6 (31.58%) WSUS
10 5 (26.32%) Citrix
10 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
10 5 (26.32%) Windows 8
11 4 (21.05%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database
11 4 (21.05%) Oracle
11 4 (21.05%) ITIL
11 4 (21.05%) Linux
11 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
11 4 (21.05%) Red Hat
11 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (21.05%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 4 (21.05%) SCOM
11 4 (21.05%) PKI
11 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V

Backup Exec
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 14 (73.68%) MS Exchange
2 13 (68.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (42.11%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (15.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
7 1 (5.26%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (63.16%) DNS
2 10 (52.63%) DHCP
3 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
4 2 (10.53%) Firewall
5 1 (5.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) JIRA
General
1 2 (10.53%) Publishing
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) 3rd Line Support
2 7 (36.84%) Support Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Wintel Consultant
3 4 (21.05%) Consultant
3 4 (21.05%) Wintel Support
3 4 (21.05%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Support Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (10.53%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) IT Support
6 1 (5.26%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) VMware Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Blackberry
2 4 (21.05%) PKI
3 2 (10.53%) iPhone
3 2 (10.53%) iPad
4 1 (5.26%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 18 (94.74%) Windows
2 13 (68.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (52.63%) Windows 7
4 5 (26.32%) Windows 8
5 4 (21.05%) Linux
5 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (15.79%) Windows XP
7 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (5.26%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) ITIL
2 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 13 (68.42%) Active Directory
2 4 (21.05%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
2 4 (21.05%) XenApp
3 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.26%) vCloud
4 1 (5.26%) vSphere
4 1 (5.26%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) WSUS
2 4 (21.05%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 4 (21.05%) SCOM
3 2 (10.53%) SCCM
4 1 (5.26%) NetBackup
4 1 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) Symantec
2 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
3 9 (47.37%) VMware
4 5 (26.32%) Citrix
5 4 (21.05%) Oracle
5 4 (21.05%) Red Hat
6 2 (10.53%) Sophos
6 2 (10.53%) McAfee
6 2 (10.53%) Veeam
7 1 (5.26%) Acronis
7 1 (5.26%) Veritas