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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Symantec Backup Exec
Rank 507 442 468
Rank change year-on-year
-65 +26
Contract jobs citing Backup Exec 82 137 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.27% 0.21%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.85% 3.36% 2.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 69 54
Average daily rate
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£230 £300 £208
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% +44.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £121 £160 £107
10% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £396 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £230 £295 £213
% change year-on-year
-22.03% +38.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 13
Average hourly rate £12.50 £18.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £14.00 £19.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.45 £22.80 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £17.75 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -10.12%
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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 England region.

Systems Management Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
4429 4080 3690
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.33% 8.11% 7.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2738 2419 2163
Average daily rate £413 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £238 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 143 156
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% -8.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.07 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.43 £32.17 £40.29
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+7.98% -0.45%

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 28 August 2015.

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

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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 28 August 2015. 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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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 -14 28 £184 -38.75% 12
South East -21 22 £230 +21.05% 7
North West -35 11 £320 +6.66% 2
West Midlands +2 8 £313 -2.34% 3
East of England -3 6 £185 -22.91% 1
South West -19 4 £250 -16.66% 8
Yorkshire -30 3 £300 -6.25% 3
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Backup Exec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

1 144 (86.23%) Windows
2 103 (61.68%) Symantec
3 101 (60.48%) VMware
4 96 (57.49%) Active Directory
5 89 (53.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 86 (51.50%) Microsoft
7 76 (45.51%) Citrix
8 65 (38.92%) Windows Server 2003
9 61 (36.53%) SAN
10 57 (34.13%) Windows 7
11 53 (31.74%) VMware Infrastructure
12 52 (31.14%) MS Exchange
13 48 (28.74%) ITIL
13 48 (28.74%) SQL
13 48 (28.74%) HP
14 44 (26.35%) MS Excel
15 39 (23.35%) DNS
16 38 (22.75%) Cisco
17 36 (21.56%) Microsoft Certification
18 34 (20.36%) DHCP
18 34 (20.36%) Windows Server 2012
19 33 (19.76%) SLA
20 32 (19.16%) Firewall
21 30 (17.96%) MS Office
22 29 (17.37%) SharePoint
22 29 (17.37%) Exchange Server 2010
23 28 (16.77%) SCCM
24 27 (16.17%) VPN
25 25 (14.97%) SAP
26 24 (14.37%) vSphere

Backup Exec
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 52 (31.14%) MS Exchange
2 29 (17.37%) SharePoint
2 29 (17.37%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (11.38%) Exchange Server 2013
4 17 (10.18%) BizTalk Server
5 14 (8.38%) IIS
6 13 (7.78%) Lync
7 11 (6.59%) Exchange Server 2007
8 10 (5.99%) Exchange Server 2003
9 8 (4.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (2.99%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (2.40%) Lotus Domino
12 3 (1.80%) IBM Notes
13 2 (1.20%) Apache
13 2 (1.20%) Tomcat
13 2 (1.20%) TPMS
14 1 (0.60%) WebSphere
14 1 (0.60%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 44 (26.35%) MS Excel
2 30 (17.96%) MS Office
3 3 (1.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.60%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 21 (12.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (6.59%) SAP CRM
3 3 (1.80%) SAP CCM
3 3 (1.80%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 15 (8.98%) Office 365
2 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 61 (36.53%) SAN
2 39 (23.35%) DNS
3 34 (20.36%) DHCP
4 32 (19.16%) Firewall
5 27 (16.17%) VPN
6 22 (13.17%) WAN
7 21 (12.57%) LAN
8 15 (8.98%) TCP/IP
8 15 (8.98%) NAS
9 8 (4.79%) VLAN
9 8 (4.79%) Cisco IOS
9 8 (4.79%) Wireless
10 5 (2.99%) Internet
11 3 (1.80%) VoIP
11 3 (1.80%) FirePass
11 3 (1.80%) iSCSI
11 3 (1.80%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (1.20%) Network Security
12 2 (1.20%) Fibre Channel
12 2 (1.20%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.39%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.20%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.60%) ClearCase
1 1 (0.60%) StarTeam
General
1 14 (8.38%) Finance
2 5 (2.99%) Legal
3 3 (1.80%) Financial Institution
3 3 (1.80%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.20%) Law
4 2 (1.20%) Retail
4 2 (1.20%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.60%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.60%) Local Government
5 1 (0.60%) Advertising
5 1 (0.60%) Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (30.54%) Analyst
2 36 (21.56%) Support Engineer
3 35 (20.96%) Support Analyst
4 24 (14.37%) 2nd Line Support
5 22 (13.17%) Systems Engineer
6 19 (11.38%) 3rd Line Support
7 18 (10.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 18 (10.78%) Operations Engineer
8 10 (5.99%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 10 (5.99%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 9 (5.39%) Network Engineer
10 8 (4.79%) Systems Support
10 8 (4.79%) Desktop Support
10 8 (4.79%) Administrator
10 8 (4.79%) Systems Administrator
10 8 (4.79%) Service Analyst
10 8 (4.79%) IT Support
11 7 (4.19%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
11 7 (4.19%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 7 (4.19%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.20%) Web Services
2 1 (0.60%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (0.60%) Middleware
2 1 (0.60%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.60%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 22 (13.17%) Blackberry
2 20 (11.98%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (7.19%) Client/Server
4 9 (5.39%) Data Centre
5 5 (2.99%) Clustering
5 5 (2.99%) PKI
6 4 (2.40%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.40%) iPhone
6 4 (2.40%) EqualLogic
7 3 (1.80%) Hedge funds
7 3 (1.80%) Replication
8 2 (1.20%) EPoS
8 2 (1.20%) NHS
8 2 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.20%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.20%) HP StoreVirtual
9 1 (0.60%) iPad
9 1 (0.60%) EMC VNX
9 1 (0.60%) EMC VNXe
9 1 (0.60%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 144 (86.23%) Windows
2 89 (53.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 65 (38.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 57 (34.13%) Windows 7
5 34 (20.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (8.98%) Windows XP
7 11 (6.59%) Android
8 10 (5.99%) Windows 8
9 8 (4.79%) UNIX
10 6 (3.59%) Linux
11 4 (2.40%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (1.20%) Data ONTAP
13 2 (1.20%) Solaris
14 1 (0.60%) AIX
14 1 (0.60%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (28.74%) ITIL
2 23 (13.77%) CRM
3 13 (7.78%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (5.99%) Change Management
5 8 (4.79%) Incident Management
5 8 (4.79%) Problem Management
6 7 (4.19%) Service Management
7 6 (3.59%) Migration
8 5 (2.99%) ITSM
8 5 (2.99%) Data Protection
8 5 (2.99%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (2.40%) Information Security
9 4 (2.40%) Process Management
9 4 (2.40%) E-Commerce
10 3 (1.80%) ERP
10 3 (1.80%) Configuration Management
10 3 (1.80%) Security Management
10 3 (1.80%) Kalman Filter
11 2 (1.20%) Software Deployment
11 2 (1.20%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (28.74%) SQL
2 5 (2.99%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.60%) C
Qualifications
1 36 (21.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (11.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 18 (10.78%) MCSE
4 16 (9.58%) MCITP
5 14 (8.38%) Security Cleared
6 11 (6.59%) SC Cleared
6 11 (6.59%) CCNA
6 11 (6.59%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (5.39%) MCSA
8 8 (4.79%) Degree
8 8 (4.79%) MCTS
9 7 (4.19%) MCP
9 7 (4.19%) CCA
9 7 (4.19%) Citrix Certification
10 4 (2.40%) HND
11 3 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (1.80%) MOS
11 3 (1.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (1.20%) VCP5
12 2 (1.20%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (19.76%) SLA
System Software
1 96 (57.49%) Active Directory
2 53 (31.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (14.37%) Hyper-V
3 24 (14.37%) vSphere
4 23 (13.77%) Xen
5 14 (8.38%) XenApp
5 14 (8.38%) VMware ESX
6 10 (5.99%) XenDesktop
7 7 (4.19%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 4 (2.40%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (1.80%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (1.80%) Terminal Services
10 2 (1.20%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (1.20%) XenServer
11 1 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.60%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.60%) NFS
11 1 (0.60%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.60%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 28 (16.77%) SCCM
2 22 (13.17%) Norton AntiVirus
2 22 (13.17%) NetBackup
3 18 (10.78%) SCOM
4 13 (7.78%) WSUS
5 9 (5.39%) AirWatch
6 5 (2.99%) Tivoli
7 4 (2.40%) Control-M
7 4 (2.40%) SCVMM
7 4 (2.40%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 3 (1.80%) CA Spectrum
8 3 (1.80%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 3 (1.80%) SCDPM
8 3 (1.80%) HP Data Protector
8 3 (1.80%) Nagios
8 3 (1.80%) MIMEsweeper
9 2 (1.20%) ARCserve
9 2 (1.20%) Puppet
10 1 (0.60%) OVSD
10 1 (0.60%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 103 (61.68%) Symantec
2 101 (60.48%) VMware
3 86 (51.50%) Microsoft
4 76 (45.51%) Citrix
5 48 (28.74%) HP
6 38 (22.75%) Cisco
7 25 (14.97%) SAP
8 21 (12.57%) Hitachi
9 20 (11.98%) Sophos
10 17 (10.18%) Apple
11 15 (8.98%) McAfee
12 14 (8.38%) Veritas
12 14 (8.38%) Veeam
13 11 (6.59%) CheckPoint
13 11 (6.59%) Dell
14 10 (5.99%) NetApp
15 9 (5.39%) Mitel
15 9 (5.39%) EMC
16 8 (4.79%) Websense
17 5 (2.99%) IBM
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