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 30 June 2016 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Symantec Backup Exec
Rank 538 529 456
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -73
Contract jobs citing Backup Exec 73 93 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.18% 0.27%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.32% 2.13% 3.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 70 62
Median daily rate £295 £180 £294
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.88% -38.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £139 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £325 £411
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £178 £293
% change year-on-year
+90.14% -39.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 13
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +29.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £17.50 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £20.30 £34.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £18.75 £13.25
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +41.50%
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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
5524 4375 3958
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 11.23% 8.59% 8.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3632 2724 2309
Median daily rate £450 £408 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.42% +5.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £377 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.99% +10.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 146 118
Median hourly rate £28.00 £21.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.11 £12.70 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £39.70 £34.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.85 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+65.95% +10.52%

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 30 June 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Backup Exec across the England region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

Backup Exec Hourly Rate Histogram 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 30 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
South East +19 26 £120 -61.29% 4
London +13 22 £291 +53.28% 10
West Midlands -25 8 £275 +7.84% 7
East Midlands - 6 £400 - 2
North West -14 5 £400 +64.10% 2
Yorkshire +6 2 £78 -44.64% 2
North East - 2 £409 -
South West +5 1 - - 3
East of England -5 1 - -
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Backup Exec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, 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.

1 128 (91.43%) Windows
2 112 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 97 (69.29%) VMware
4 86 (61.43%) Windows Server
5 85 (60.71%) Microsoft
6 80 (57.14%) Symantec
7 76 (54.29%) VMware Infrastructure
8 67 (47.86%) MS Exchange
9 52 (37.14%) HP
10 49 (35.00%) MS Office
11 44 (31.43%) DNS
12 42 (30.00%) Citrix
13 40 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
13 40 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
14 39 (27.86%) Windows Server 2008
14 39 (27.86%) MS Excel
15 36 (25.71%) Windows Server 2003
15 36 (25.71%) Firewall
16 35 (25.00%) ITIL
17 34 (24.29%) Intel Security
17 34 (24.29%) WSUS
17 34 (24.29%) Windows 7
17 34 (24.29%) vSphere
18 33 (23.57%) NetBackup
19 32 (22.86%) SCCM
20 30 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
20 30 (21.43%) MCSE
20 30 (21.43%) Cisco
20 30 (21.43%) TCP/IP
21 27 (19.29%) DHCP

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 67 (47.86%) MS Exchange
2 30 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 24 (17.14%) SharePoint
4 15 (10.71%) Skype for Business
5 9 (6.43%) IBM Notes
6 6 (4.29%) IIS
7 5 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (3.57%) IBM Domino
8 4 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (2.14%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (2.14%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (1.43%) Apache
11 1 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.71%) JBoss
11 1 (0.71%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.71%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.71%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.71%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 49 (35.00%) MS Office
2 39 (27.86%) MS Excel
3 8 (5.71%) MS Project
4 1 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.71%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 20 (14.29%) Office 365
2 9 (6.43%) Mimecast
3 4 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.86%) SaaS
4 2 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.43%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.71%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.71%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.71%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.71%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 44 (31.43%) DNS
2 36 (25.71%) Firewall
3 30 (21.43%) TCP/IP
4 27 (19.29%) DHCP
5 22 (15.71%) LAN
6 20 (14.29%) WAN
7 19 (13.57%) SAN
8 13 (9.29%) Wireless
9 10 (7.14%) VoIP
10 9 (6.43%) Internet
10 9 (6.43%) Network Security
11 8 (5.71%) Extranet
11 8 (5.71%) VPN
12 6 (4.29%) iSCSI
13 5 (3.57%) Skype
13 5 (3.57%) SNMP
14 4 (2.86%) SSL
15 3 (2.14%) MPLS
15 3 (2.14%) VLAN
16 2 (1.43%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (19.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.14%) MySQL
4 2 (1.43%) Apache Hive
4 2 (1.43%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.71%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.71%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 26 (18.57%) Finance
2 9 (6.43%) Legal
3 5 (3.57%) Financial Institution
4 4 (2.86%) Advertising
5 2 (1.43%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.71%) Front Office
6 1 (0.71%) Law
6 1 (0.71%) Marketing
6 1 (0.71%) Military
6 1 (0.71%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 32 (22.86%) Support Engineer
2 28 (20.00%) Analyst
2 28 (20.00%) Server Engineer
3 25 (17.86%) Wintel Engineer
4 21 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 18 (12.86%) Wintel Support
6 15 (10.71%) Server Support
6 15 (10.71%) Service Analyst
6 15 (10.71%) Wintel Support Engineer
7 14 (10.00%) Server Support Engineer
8 13 (9.29%) Service Desk Analyst
9 12 (8.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 12 (8.57%) Desktop Engineer
9 12 (8.57%) Systems Engineer
10 11 (7.86%) Wintel Server Engineer
11 10 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
12 9 (6.43%) Desktop Support
12 9 (6.43%) Support Analyst
12 9 (6.43%) VMware Engineer
13 8 (5.71%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.43%) Regular Expression
2 1 (0.71%) ELK Stack
2 1 (0.71%) LAMP
2 1 (0.71%) MAPI
2 1 (0.71%) Middleware
2 1 (0.71%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 26 (18.57%) Data Centre
2 14 (10.00%) Blackberry
3 9 (6.43%) AS400
3 9 (6.43%) Driving Licence
3 9 (6.43%) Mathematics
4 8 (5.71%) Clustering
5 5 (3.57%) Hedge funds
6 4 (2.86%) Device Driver
6 4 (2.86%) Fat Client
6 4 (2.86%) Security Operations Centre
6 4 (2.86%) Thin Client
7 3 (2.14%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.14%) Contactless
8 2 (1.43%) FlexPod
8 2 (1.43%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.43%) NHS
9 1 (0.71%) CLARiiON
9 1 (0.71%) CMDB
9 1 (0.71%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.71%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 128 (91.43%) Windows
2 86 (61.43%) Windows Server
3 40 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 39 (27.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 36 (25.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 34 (24.29%) Windows 7
7 13 (9.29%) Linux
8 12 (8.57%) Windows XP
9 11 (7.86%) Unix
10 8 (5.71%) Windows Phone
11 7 (5.00%) Data ONTAP
12 5 (3.57%) Mac OS X Server
13 4 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (2.14%) Debian
14 3 (2.14%) Ubuntu
15 2 (1.43%) Android
15 2 (1.43%) Fedora
15 2 (1.43%) Mac OS X
15 2 (1.43%) Solaris
15 2 (1.43%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (25.00%) ITIL
2 21 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 15 (10.71%) Mentoring
4 14 (10.00%) Business Continuity
5 12 (8.57%) Problem Management
6 10 (7.14%) Coaching
7 9 (6.43%) Capacity Management
7 9 (6.43%) Migration
7 9 (6.43%) Project Management
7 9 (6.43%) Software Deployment
8 8 (5.71%) Mobile Device Management
8 8 (5.71%) PRINCE2
8 8 (5.71%) Server Virtualisation
8 8 (5.71%) Virtual Environments
9 7 (5.00%) Change Management
10 6 (4.29%) Data Management
10 6 (4.29%) Identity Management
10 6 (4.29%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (4.29%) Security Patching
11 5 (3.57%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (8.57%) SQL
2 11 (7.86%) PowerShell
3 10 (7.14%) C
4 4 (2.86%) Python
5 2 (1.43%) Java
6 1 (0.71%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.71%) Perl
6 1 (0.71%) PHP
6 1 (0.71%) Ruby
6 1 (0.71%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 40 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (21.43%) MCSE
3 23 (16.43%) MCSA
4 15 (10.71%) Security Cleared
5 10 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (7.14%) MCP
6 9 (6.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (5.71%) CCNA
7 8 (5.71%) DV Cleared
8 6 (4.29%) Degree
9 5 (3.57%) MCITP
10 4 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (2.86%) LPIC
11 3 (2.14%) SC Cleared
12 2 (1.43%) MCDST
12 2 (1.43%) MCTS
13 1 (0.71%) A+ Certification
13 1 (0.71%) CCNP
13 1 (0.71%) VCP5
13 1 (0.71%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (3.57%) JSP 440
2 4 (2.86%) COBIT
2 4 (2.86%) SLA
3 2 (1.43%) QA
4 1 (0.71%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 112 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 76 (54.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (24.29%) vSphere
4 20 (14.29%) XenApp
5 19 (13.57%) VMware ESX
6 15 (10.71%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 15 (10.71%) VMware ESXi
7 13 (9.29%) Virtual Machines
8 12 (8.57%) Hyper-V
9 9 (6.43%) Terminal Services
10 8 (5.71%) UAG
10 8 (5.71%) XenDesktop
11 5 (3.57%) Firmware
11 5 (3.57%) Virtual Servers
11 5 (3.57%) VMware Workstation
12 3 (2.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (2.14%) NFS
13 2 (1.43%) MetaFrame
14 1 (0.71%) ISA Server
14 1 (0.71%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 34 (24.29%) WSUS
2 33 (23.57%) NetBackup
3 32 (22.86%) SCCM
4 27 (19.29%) SCOM
5 22 (15.71%) McAfee ePO
6 16 (11.43%) Norton AntiVirus
7 14 (10.00%) HP SIM
8 11 (7.86%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 8 (5.71%) IBM BigFix
9 8 (5.71%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
9 8 (5.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 5 (3.57%) Control-M
10 5 (3.57%) Microsoft Clustering
10 5 (3.57%) Tivoli
10 5 (3.57%) WhatsUp Gold
11 4 (2.86%) SCOrch
12 3 (2.14%) Puppet
12 3 (2.14%) ServiceCenter
13 2 (1.43%) HP Data Protector
13 2 (1.43%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 97 (69.29%) VMware
2 85 (60.71%) Microsoft
3 80 (57.14%) Symantec
4 52 (37.14%) HP
5 42 (30.00%) Citrix
6 34 (24.29%) Intel Security
7 30 (21.43%) Cisco
8 27 (19.29%) IBM
9 15 (10.71%) Avaya
10 13 (9.29%) NetApp
11 11 (7.86%) arcserve
11 11 (7.86%) Veeam
12 10 (7.14%) Dell
13 9 (6.43%) Becrypt
13 9 (6.43%) CheckPoint
14 8 (5.71%) Lotus
14 8 (5.71%) Veritas
15 7 (5.00%) Remedy
16 6 (4.29%) Apple
16 6 (4.29%) Red Hat
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