The table below looks at the statistics for Backup Exec skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 18 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec Backup Exec
Rank 450 446 450
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Contract jobs citing Backup Exec 139 113 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.24% 0.24%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.46% 3.28% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 58 53
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£320 £250 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £112 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £399 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £195 £275
% change year-on-year
+58.97% -29.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 21 16
Average hourly rate £17.75 £21.75 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.39% +38.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £17.00 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.80 £31.56 £23.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.75 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-19.54% +38.09%
Backup Exec
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Systems Management Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
4013 3446 3434
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.69% 7.25% 6.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2396 2072 1830
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 152 161
Average hourly rate £21.73 £22.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.42% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.58 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
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 England

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

Backup Exec Jobs Demand Trend in England

Backup Exec
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Backup Exec Daily Rate Trend in England

Backup Exec
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Backup Exec across the England region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Backup Exec Daily Rate Histogram in England

Backup Exec
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Backup Exec Hourly Rate Trend in England

Backup Exec
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 18 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
London +19 63 £323 +3.20% 9
South East -3 25 £175 -1.40% 15
East of England -18 18 £350 +84.21% 4
South West -27 12 £300 +39.53% 3
North West -8 11 £298 +70.00% 5
West Midlands -12 7 £320 -1.53% 1
Yorkshire -7 5 £310 +189.71% 2
East Midlands +7 3 - -
Backup Exec
UK

Backup Exec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 235 (87.69%) Windows
2 166 (61.94%) VMware
3 161 (60.07%) Active Directory
4 158 (58.96%) MS Exchange
5 155 (57.84%) Microsoft
6 130 (48.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 124 (46.27%) Symantec
8 111 (41.42%) VMware Infrastructure
9 110 (41.04%) Exchange Server 2010
9 110 (41.04%) Citrix
9 110 (41.04%) SAN
10 94 (35.07%) Windows Server 2003
11 90 (33.58%) DNS
12 86 (32.09%) HP
13 84 (31.34%) DHCP
14 80 (29.85%) Cisco
15 73 (27.24%) Firewall
16 69 (25.75%) Windows XP
16 69 (25.75%) Microsoft Certification
17 66 (24.63%) Exchange Server 2003
17 66 (24.63%) Windows 7
17 66 (24.63%) XenApp
18 64 (23.88%) ITIL
19 54 (20.15%) Exchange Server 2007
20 53 (19.78%) Hyper-V
21 52 (19.40%) SQL
21 52 (19.40%) VMware ESX
22 45 (16.79%) NetBackup
22 45 (16.79%) MS Excel
23 44 (16.42%) Juniper

Backup Exec
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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
1 158 (58.96%) MS Exchange
2 110 (41.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 66 (24.63%) Exchange Server 2003
4 54 (20.15%) Exchange Server 2007
5 41 (15.30%) SharePoint
6 25 (9.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 20 (7.46%) IIS
8 16 (5.97%) Lync
9 15 (5.60%) Exchange Server 2013
10 13 (4.85%) Tomcat
11 9 (3.36%) WebSphere
12 7 (2.61%) SharePoint 2010
13 5 (1.87%) Apache
13 5 (1.87%) SharePoint 2013
14 4 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2000
14 4 (1.49%) GlassFish
15 2 (0.75%) IBM Notes
15 2 (0.75%) Lotus Domino
16 1 (0.37%) SAS
16 1 (0.37%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 45 (16.79%) MS Excel
2 39 (14.55%) MS Office
3 2 (0.75%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.37%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.37%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (3.36%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.37%) Summit
3 1 (0.37%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.12%) SaaS
2 1 (0.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 110 (41.04%) SAN
2 90 (33.58%) DNS
3 84 (31.34%) DHCP
4 73 (27.24%) Firewall
5 41 (15.30%) TCP/IP
6 33 (12.31%) VPN
7 27 (10.07%) Wireless
8 22 (8.21%) WAN
9 21 (7.84%) LAN
10 18 (6.72%) iSCSI
11 17 (6.34%) Fibre Channel
12 16 (5.97%) VLAN
13 12 (4.48%) NAS
13 12 (4.48%) VoIP
14 9 (3.36%) Network Security
15 8 (2.99%) IPsec
16 6 (2.24%) SSL
17 5 (1.87%) Extranet
18 4 (1.49%) Cisco IOS
18 4 (1.49%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (13.43%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (2.99%) MySQL
4 7 (2.61%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.75%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.37%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.37%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (0.37%) Eclipse
1 1 (0.37%) JIRA
General
1 27 (10.07%) Finance
2 18 (6.72%) Financial Institution
3 15 (5.60%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.49%) Military
5 2 (0.75%) Local Government
5 2 (0.75%) Publishing
5 2 (0.75%) Legal
5 2 (0.75%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.37%) Advertising
6 1 (0.37%) Back Office
6 1 (0.37%) Law
6 1 (0.37%) Billing
Job Titles
1 78 (29.10%) Analyst
2 47 (17.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 36 (13.43%) Support Analyst
4 35 (13.06%) Support Engineer
5 33 (12.31%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 31 (11.57%) 3rd Line Support
7 29 (10.82%) Systems Engineer
8 19 (7.09%) Systems Support
9 18 (6.72%) Consultant
9 18 (6.72%) Operations Analyst
10 17 (6.34%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
10 17 (6.34%) 2nd Line Support
11 15 (5.60%) Administrator
11 15 (5.60%) Server Engineer
11 15 (5.60%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 12 (4.48%) Systems Analyst
13 11 (4.10%) Systems Administrator
13 11 (4.10%) Architect
13 11 (4.10%) Systems Support Analyst
13 11 (4.10%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.87%) LAMP
2 4 (1.49%) SAML
3 2 (0.75%) JSF
3 2 (0.75%) .NET
3 2 (0.75%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.37%) COM
4 1 (0.37%) CSS
4 1 (0.37%) Web Services
4 1 (0.37%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 1 (0.37%) jQuery
4 1 (0.37%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 39 (14.55%) Blackberry
2 31 (11.57%) Clustering
3 28 (10.45%) Replication
4 18 (6.72%) Hedge funds
5 14 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (4.85%) iPhone
7 9 (3.36%) iPad
8 8 (2.99%) SecurID
8 8 (2.99%) VAX
8 8 (2.99%) AS400
9 6 (2.24%) Thin Client
9 6 (2.24%) Open Source
9 6 (2.24%) Fat Client
9 6 (2.24%) IBM XIV
10 4 (1.49%) Client/Server
11 3 (1.12%) Management Information System
11 3 (1.12%) Handset
11 3 (1.12%) Video Conferencing
11 3 (1.12%) EqualLogic
12 2 (0.75%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 235 (87.69%) Windows
2 130 (48.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 94 (35.07%) Windows Server 2003
4 69 (25.75%) Windows XP
5 66 (24.63%) Windows 7
6 41 (15.30%) UNIX
7 40 (14.93%) Windows Server 2012
8 33 (12.31%) Linux
9 29 (10.82%) Windows 8
10 14 (5.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (4.10%) Solaris
12 9 (3.36%) VMS
13 7 (2.61%) Windows 2000
14 6 (2.24%) HPUX
15 3 (1.12%) Windows Vista
15 3 (1.12%) Android
16 1 (0.37%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (23.88%) ITIL
2 24 (8.96%) Disaster Recovery
3 18 (6.72%) Service Management
4 16 (5.97%) Incident Management
5 13 (4.85%) Migration
6 12 (4.48%) Problem Management
7 7 (2.61%) Service Delivery
8 6 (2.24%) PRINCE2
8 6 (2.24%) Change Control
8 6 (2.24%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (2.24%) Project Planning
9 5 (1.87%) Software Deployment
9 5 (1.87%) CRM
9 5 (1.87%) Business Continuity
9 5 (1.87%) Kalman Filter
10 4 (1.49%) People Management
10 4 (1.49%) Identity Management
10 4 (1.49%) Configuration Management
10 4 (1.49%) Capacity Management
10 4 (1.49%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 52 (19.40%) SQL
2 17 (6.34%) PowerShell
3 12 (4.48%) C
4 6 (2.24%) VBScript
5 5 (1.87%) Java
5 5 (1.87%) PHP
6 4 (1.49%) Perl
7 2 (0.75%) VB
8 1 (0.37%) VBA
8 1 (0.37%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.37%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 69 (25.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 43 (16.04%) Security Cleared
3 42 (15.67%) MCSE
4 41 (15.30%) MCITP
5 30 (11.19%) SC Cleared
6 27 (10.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 21 (7.84%) MCP
8 13 (4.85%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (4.48%) CCNA
9 12 (4.48%) Degree
10 11 (4.10%) DV Cleared
11 9 (3.36%) VCP5
11 9 (3.36%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (2.99%) RHCE
13 7 (2.61%) RHCT
14 6 (2.24%) NCDA
15 5 (1.87%) MCSA
16 2 (0.75%) MCTS
16 2 (0.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 1 (0.37%) HP AIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (9.70%) SLA
2 2 (0.75%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 161 (60.07%) Active Directory
2 111 (41.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 66 (24.63%) XenApp
4 53 (19.78%) Hyper-V
5 52 (19.40%) VMware ESX
6 33 (12.31%) vSphere
7 17 (6.34%) NFS
7 17 (6.34%) VMware ESXi
8 12 (4.48%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 9 (3.36%) Terminal Services
10 6 (2.24%) ISA Server
10 6 (2.24%) XenDesktop
10 6 (2.24%) UAG
11 5 (1.87%) vCloud
11 5 (1.87%) Xen
11 5 (1.87%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 4 (1.49%) Oracle RAC
12 4 (1.49%) Shibboleth
13 3 (1.12%) Forefront TMG
14 1 (0.37%) BlackBerry Internet Service
Systems Management
1 45 (16.79%) NetBackup
2 32 (11.94%) Norton AntiVirus
3 20 (7.46%) SCCM
4 19 (7.09%) Tivoli
5 18 (6.72%) Control-M
6 15 (5.60%) WSUS
7 14 (5.22%) MIMEsweeper
7 14 (5.22%) MAILsweeper
8 12 (4.48%) SCOM
9 11 (4.10%) HP SIM
10 9 (3.36%) McAfee ePO
10 9 (3.36%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 9 (3.36%) Legato
11 8 (2.99%) OpenView
11 8 (2.99%) Tivoli NetView
11 8 (2.99%) Netcool
11 8 (2.99%) BMC PATROL
12 7 (2.61%) MOM
12 7 (2.61%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
13 6 (2.24%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 166 (61.94%) VMware
2 155 (57.84%) Microsoft
3 124 (46.27%) Symantec
4 110 (41.04%) Citrix
5 86 (32.09%) HP
6 80 (29.85%) Cisco
7 44 (16.42%) Juniper
8 33 (12.31%) IBM
9 31 (11.57%) Veritas
10 29 (10.82%) EMC
11 24 (8.96%) NetApp
12 22 (8.21%) Oracle
12 22 (8.21%) Apple
13 20 (7.46%) Meru Networks
14 19 (7.09%) Veeam
15 17 (6.34%) Dell
16 16 (5.97%) Remedy
16 16 (5.97%) McAfee
16 16 (5.97%) Sophos
17 13 (4.85%) Avaya
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Rate: £235 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Hertfordshire
Sanderson
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Roc Search
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £340 - £360 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Colchester
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Kenilworth
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £15 - £20 per hour
Posted: 10 days ago