The first table below looks at the demand for Backup Exec skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Backup Exec over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Edinburgh 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec Backup Exec
Rank 79 51 67
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +16
Contract jobs citing Backup Exec 2 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.16% 0.53% 0.17%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.13% 7.55% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate £305 - £260
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 - £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £321 - £292
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £225 £220
% change year-on-year
+44.44% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £18.00 £17.16
% change year-on-year
-36.11% +4.89%
Systems Management Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
64 53 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.98% 7.04% 7.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 16 58
Average daily rate £430 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.66% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £270 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £110.00 £31.65 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+247.55% +97.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +8.10%
Backup Exec
Scotland

Backup Exec
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Backup Exec Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Backup Exec
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Backup Exec Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Backup Exec
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Backup Exec Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Backup Exec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (100.00%) DHCP
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Dell
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (100.00%) SAN
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (75.00%) CLARiiON
2 3 (75.00%) CommVault
2 3 (75.00%) Veritas
2 3 (75.00%) WSUS
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (75.00%) SCCM
2 3 (75.00%) Network Security
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) vSphere
2 3 (75.00%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (75.00%) EMC
2 3 (75.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) Trend Micro
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Clustering
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL

Backup Exec
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) DHCP
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) SAN
2 3 (75.00%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) VMWare Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) CLARiiON
2 1 (25.00%) Clustering
2 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) vSphere
2 3 (75.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) WSUS
1 3 (75.00%) SCCM
2 1 (25.00%) ARCserve
2 1 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Dell
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) CommVault
2 3 (75.00%) Veritas
2 3 (75.00%) EMC
3 1 (25.00%) Trend Micro
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Symantec
3 1 (25.00%) McAfee