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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Backup Exec over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Symantec Backup Exec
UK / England
Rank 539 523 534
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +11
Contract jobs citing Backup Exec 38 66 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.090% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.91% 1.57% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 22 26
Median daily rate £326 £210 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.00% -31.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £125 £126
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £394 £431
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £223 £240
% change year-on-year
+1.12% -7.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 15
Median hourly rate £22.34 £20.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.67% -14.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.87 £10.00 £15.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.67 £45.00 £29.52
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.75 £27.50 £22.25
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +23.59%

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
4166 4210 4194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.91% 8.94% 8.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2784 2689 2485
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 128 153
Median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £12.72 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £28.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-26.78% +24.44%

Backup Exec
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Backup Exec as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Backup Exec within the England region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +16 19 £375 +134.37% 3
South East +4 7 £275 -21.35% 2
North East - 5 £125 -
North West +21 3 £263 -
Yorkshire - 3 £305 -
West Midlands +5 1 - - 1
Backup Exec
UK

Backup Exec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Backup Exec also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Backup Exec.

1 67 (76.14%) Windows
2 61 (69.32%) VMware
3 58 (65.91%) Active Directory
4 53 (60.23%) Microsoft
5 52 (59.09%) Windows Server
6 42 (47.73%) MS Exchange
7 38 (43.18%) Symantec
8 36 (40.91%) Windows Server 2008
9 30 (34.09%) VMware Infrastructure
10 29 (32.95%) Windows Server 2012
11 27 (30.68%) Exchange Server 2010
11 27 (30.68%) Windows Server 2003
12 26 (29.55%) Cisco
13 25 (28.41%) NetBackup
14 22 (25.00%) SAN
15 21 (23.86%) DNS
16 20 (22.73%) DHCP
16 20 (22.73%) MS Excel
17 19 (21.59%) SQL Server
17 19 (21.59%) HP
17 19 (21.59%) Windows 7
17 19 (21.59%) SCCM
18 18 (20.45%) Veeam
18 18 (20.45%) ITIL
18 18 (20.45%) Office 365
19 17 (19.32%) Finance
19 17 (19.32%) MS Office
19 17 (19.32%) LAN
20 16 (18.18%) MCSE
20 16 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification

Backup Exec
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 42 (47.73%) MS Exchange
2 27 (30.68%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (11.36%) SharePoint
4 8 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (6.82%) IIS
6 5 (5.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (5.68%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (5.68%) Skype for Business
7 3 (3.41%) IBM Notes
8 2 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 20 (22.73%) MS Excel
2 17 (19.32%) MS Office
3 9 (10.23%) MS Visio
4 7 (7.95%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (2.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.14%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 18 (20.45%) Office 365
2 5 (5.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.14%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (25.00%) SAN
2 21 (23.86%) DNS
3 20 (22.73%) DHCP
4 17 (19.32%) LAN
5 16 (18.18%) Firewall
6 15 (17.05%) TCP/IP
7 14 (15.91%) WAN
8 11 (12.50%) VPN
9 8 (9.09%) Network Security
10 6 (6.82%) NAS
10 6 (6.82%) Wireless
11 5 (5.68%) Cisco ISE
11 5 (5.68%) Internet
11 5 (5.68%) IP Telephony
12 4 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (4.55%) iSCSI
12 4 (4.55%) SSL
13 3 (3.41%) ADSL
13 3 (3.41%) FTP
13 3 (3.41%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (21.59%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (3.41%) ObjectStore
5 2 (2.27%) SAP HANA
6 1 (1.14%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 17 (19.32%) Finance
2 6 (6.82%) Banking
3 5 (5.68%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.55%) Law
5 3 (3.41%) Advertising
5 3 (3.41%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.27%) Electronics
6 2 (2.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (20.45%) Support Engineer
2 15 (17.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 13 (14.77%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 11 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
5 10 (11.36%) Administrator
6 9 (10.23%) Analyst
7 7 (7.95%) Backup Engineer
8 6 (6.82%) Technical Engineer
9 5 (5.68%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (5.68%) 3rd Line Support
9 5 (5.68%) Support Analyst
9 5 (5.68%) Systems Administrator
10 4 (4.55%) Backup Administrator
10 4 (4.55%) Consultant
10 4 (4.55%) Customer Engineer
10 4 (4.55%) Customer Support Engineer
10 4 (4.55%) Database Engineer
10 4 (4.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 4 (4.55%) IT Support
11 3 (3.41%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.27%) .NET
1 2 (2.27%) Middleware
1 2 (2.27%) X-Windows
2 1 (1.14%) HTML
2 1 (1.14%) HTML5
2 1 (1.14%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.36%) Data Centre
2 9 (10.23%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.55%) Clustering
4 2 (2.27%) AS400
4 2 (2.27%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.27%) EMC VNXe
4 2 (2.27%) Life Science
4 2 (2.27%) Replication
5 1 (1.14%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.14%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.14%) NHS
5 1 (1.14%) PKI
5 1 (1.14%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 67 (76.14%) Windows
2 52 (59.09%) Windows Server
3 36 (40.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (32.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 27 (30.68%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (21.59%) Windows 7
7 8 (9.09%) Windows 10
8 6 (6.82%) Mac OS X
9 5 (5.68%) Windows 8
9 5 (5.68%) Windows XP
10 4 (4.55%) Linux
10 4 (4.55%) Unix
11 2 (2.27%) AIX
12 1 (1.14%) Mac OS
12 1 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (1.14%) Solaris
12 1 (1.14%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (1.14%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (20.45%) ITIL
2 10 (11.36%) Migration
3 9 (10.23%) Time Management
4 6 (6.82%) Service Delivery
4 6 (6.82%) Software Deployment
5 5 (5.68%) Mobile Device Management
6 4 (4.55%) Change Management
6 4 (4.55%) Disk Encryption
6 4 (4.55%) Problem Management
6 4 (4.55%) Project Management
7 3 (3.41%) Capacity Management
7 3 (3.41%) Customer Engagement
7 3 (3.41%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (3.41%) Mentoring
7 3 (3.41%) Network Design
7 3 (3.41%) Regulatory Compliance
7 3 (3.41%) Release Management
7 3 (3.41%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (3.41%) Technical Analysis
7 3 (3.41%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 13 (14.77%) PowerShell
2 9 (10.23%) SQL
3 5 (5.68%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.27%) C
5 1 (1.14%) Perl
5 1 (1.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (18.18%) MCSE
1 16 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (10.23%) CCNA
4 4 (4.55%) DBS Check
4 4 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (3.41%) Degree
5 3 (3.41%) RHCE
6 2 (2.27%) MCITP
6 2 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (2.27%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.27%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.14%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.14%) CCA
7 1 (1.14%) CCNP
7 1 (1.14%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.14%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (1.14%) MCP
7 1 (1.14%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.55%) SLA
2 2 (2.27%) BS25999
2 2 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 58 (65.91%) Active Directory
2 30 (34.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (17.05%) Hyper-V
4 10 (11.36%) VMware ESX
4 10 (11.36%) vSphere
5 8 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (6.82%) Firmware
6 6 (6.82%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (6.82%) XenDesktop
7 5 (5.68%) XenApp
8 2 (2.27%) VMware Server
8 2 (2.27%) XenServer
9 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (1.14%) ProxySG
9 1 (1.14%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.14%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 25 (28.41%) NetBackup
2 19 (21.59%) SCCM
3 10 (11.36%) Norton AntiVirus
4 7 (7.95%) WSUS
5 6 (6.82%) SCOM
6 5 (5.68%) Cisco UCCX
6 5 (5.68%) NetVault Backup
6 5 (5.68%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 3 (3.41%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 3 (3.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (2.27%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (2.27%) Failover Clustering
8 2 (2.27%) SCDPM
8 2 (2.27%) Tivoli
9 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (1.14%) PureDisk
9 1 (1.14%) SCOrch
9 1 (1.14%) ServiceCenter
9 1 (1.14%) Simpana
Vendors
1 61 (69.32%) VMware
2 53 (60.23%) Microsoft
3 38 (43.18%) Symantec
4 26 (29.55%) Cisco
5 19 (21.59%) HP
6 18 (20.45%) Veeam
7 13 (14.77%) Citrix
7 13 (14.77%) Dell
8 10 (11.36%) NetApp
9 9 (10.23%) SolarWinds
9 9 (10.23%) Veritas
10 7 (7.95%) SAP
11 6 (6.82%) Apple
12 5 (5.68%) EMC
12 5 (5.68%) IBM
13 4 (4.55%) arcserve
13 4 (4.55%) CommVault
13 4 (4.55%) EqualLogic
13 4 (4.55%) Intel Security
14 3 (3.41%) 3PAR