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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Symantec Backup Exec
Rank 485 471 410
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -61
Contract jobs citing Backup Exec 85 99 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.21% 0.29%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.18% 2.66% 3.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 42 70
Average daily rate
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£180 £300 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +10.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £163 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £300 £250
% change year-on-year
-41.66% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 11
Average hourly rate £20.19 £19.25 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.85% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £10.65 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £34.90 £24.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £13.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year
+55.26% -26.76%
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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
3908 3715 3046
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.91% 7.74% 7.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2465 2206 1747
Average daily rate £415 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.09% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £561 £521 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 140 166
Average hourly rate £20.19 £20.06 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.61% +0.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.40 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £23.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-13.18% +16.25%

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 26 May 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

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 26 May 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
East of England +12 26 £170 -10.52% 2
London -11 16 £300 -27.27% 9
West Midlands +3 13 £255 - 6
South East -26 11 £275 -9.83% 10
Yorkshire - 6 £140 - 5
South West +10 5 £138 -60.71% 4
North West -33 4 £184 -38.75% 4
East Midlands -11 3 - - 2
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Backup Exec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 123 (82.00%) Windows
2 80 (53.33%) VMware
3 76 (50.67%) Symantec
4 71 (47.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 66 (44.00%) Citrix
6 65 (43.33%) Active Directory
7 63 (42.00%) Microsoft
8 50 (33.33%) SAN
9 47 (31.33%) HP
9 47 (31.33%) Windows 7
10 46 (30.67%) MS Exchange
11 44 (29.33%) Windows Server 2003
11 44 (29.33%) VMware Infrastructure
12 42 (28.00%) SQL
13 39 (26.00%) ITIL
14 32 (21.33%) Cisco
15 29 (19.33%) Hyper-V
16 28 (18.67%) DNS
16 28 (18.67%) Firewall
17 26 (17.33%) SharePoint
18 25 (16.67%) SLA
18 25 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
19 24 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2010
19 24 (16.00%) Xen
19 24 (16.00%) NetBackup
20 23 (15.33%) Security Cleared
20 23 (15.33%) Microsoft Certification
21 22 (14.67%) MS Excel
22 21 (14.00%) Windows XP
22 21 (14.00%) VPN

Backup Exec
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 46 (30.67%) MS Exchange
2 26 (17.33%) SharePoint
3 24 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (10.67%) BizTalk Server
5 12 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 11 (7.33%) Lync
7 9 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (2.67%) IIS
9 4 (2.67%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (1.33%) TPMS
10 2 (1.33%) Moodle
10 2 (1.33%) IBM Notes
10 2 (1.33%) Lotus Domino
10 2 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2000
11 1 (0.67%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 22 (14.67%) MS Excel
2 17 (11.33%) MS Office
3 2 (1.33%) 3ds Max
3 2 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 19 (12.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (6.00%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.67%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.67%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 50 (33.33%) SAN
2 28 (18.67%) Firewall
2 28 (18.67%) DNS
3 21 (14.00%) VPN
4 19 (12.67%) DHCP
5 14 (9.33%) WAN
5 14 (9.33%) LAN
6 11 (7.33%) NAS
7 10 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
7 10 (6.67%) iSCSI
7 10 (6.67%) TCP/IP
8 9 (6.00%) Wireless
9 6 (4.00%) VLAN
9 6 (4.00%) Fibre Channel
10 5 (3.33%) SSL
11 4 (2.67%) Network Security
12 3 (2.00%) FirePass
12 3 (2.00%) DMZ
13 2 (1.33%) ADSL
13 2 (1.33%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 16 (10.67%) Finance
2 5 (3.33%) Financial Institution
3 3 (2.00%) Legal
4 2 (1.33%) Law
5 1 (0.67%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.67%) Games
5 1 (0.67%) Local Government
5 1 (0.67%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 37 (24.67%) Analyst
2 22 (14.67%) Support Engineer
3 20 (13.33%) Support Analyst
4 17 (11.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 17 (11.33%) Operations Engineer
5 16 (10.67%) 2nd Line Support
5 16 (10.67%) 3rd Line Support
6 12 (8.00%) Systems Engineer
7 9 (6.00%) Systems Administrator
7 9 (6.00%) Administrator
7 9 (6.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 8 (5.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 7 (4.67%) 1st Line Support
9 7 (4.67%) Consultant
10 6 (4.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
10 6 (4.00%) IT Support
10 6 (4.00%) Operations Analyst
11 5 (3.33%) Senior Operations Engineer
11 5 (3.33%) Computer Operator
11 5 (3.33%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.33%) CSS
1 2 (1.33%) XML
1 2 (1.33%) XML Messaging
2 1 (0.67%) LAMP
2 1 (0.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.33%) Blackberry
2 16 (10.67%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.33%) Clustering
3 8 (5.33%) iPhone
4 7 (4.67%) Data Centre
5 6 (4.00%) iPad
5 6 (4.00%) Replication
6 5 (3.33%) Hedge funds
7 4 (2.67%) PKI
8 3 (2.00%) CLARiiON
8 3 (2.00%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.33%) NHS
10 1 (0.67%) Xbox
10 1 (0.67%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.67%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 123 (82.00%) Windows
2 71 (47.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 47 (31.33%) Windows 7
4 44 (29.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 25 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (14.00%) Windows XP
7 11 (7.33%) Linux
8 9 (6.00%) UNIX
9 8 (5.33%) Windows 8
10 6 (4.00%) Windows Vista
11 3 (2.00%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (1.33%) Android
13 1 (0.67%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (26.00%) ITIL
2 20 (13.33%) CRM
3 8 (5.33%) Service Management
3 8 (5.33%) Problem Management
4 6 (4.00%) Migration
5 5 (3.33%) Change Management
5 5 (3.33%) Data Protection
5 5 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (2.67%) Security Patching
6 4 (2.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (2.67%) Process Management
6 4 (2.67%) Security Management
7 3 (2.00%) ITIL V3
7 3 (2.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (2.00%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (2.00%) Line Management
8 2 (1.33%) Server Building
8 2 (1.33%) Vulnerability Management
8 2 (1.33%) Software Deployment
8 2 (1.33%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (28.00%) SQL
2 6 (4.00%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.67%) C
4 2 (1.33%) VBScript
5 1 (0.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (15.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 23 (15.33%) Security Cleared
2 21 (14.00%) SC Cleared
3 17 (11.33%) MCSE
4 15 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 12 (8.00%) MCP
6 7 (4.67%) MCITP
7 5 (3.33%) Degree
7 5 (3.33%) CCNA
7 5 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (2.67%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (2.67%) HND
8 4 (2.67%) MCSA
8 4 (2.67%) DV Cleared
9 3 (2.00%) VCP4
9 3 (2.00%) VCP5
9 3 (2.00%) MCTS
10 2 (1.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (1.33%) CCA
10 2 (1.33%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 65 (43.33%) Active Directory
2 44 (29.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (19.33%) Hyper-V
4 24 (16.00%) Xen
5 20 (13.33%) vSphere
6 14 (9.33%) XenApp
7 9 (6.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 9 (6.00%) VMware ESX
8 7 (4.67%) Terminal Services
9 6 (4.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 4 (2.67%) XenDesktop
11 3 (2.00%) NFS
11 3 (2.00%) Firmware
11 3 (2.00%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (1.33%) UAG
12 2 (1.33%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.67%) VMware GSX
13 1 (0.67%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.67%) MetaFrame
13 1 (0.67%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 24 (16.00%) NetBackup
2 18 (12.00%) SCCM
3 12 (8.00%) WSUS
4 9 (6.00%) SCOM
4 9 (6.00%) Norton AntiVirus
5 7 (4.67%) ARCserve
6 6 (4.00%) SCDPM
7 5 (3.33%) Control-M
7 5 (3.33%) Tivoli
8 4 (2.67%) Legato
8 4 (2.67%) SCVMM
8 4 (2.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 4 (2.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 3 (2.00%) vMotion
9 3 (2.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 3 (2.00%) McAfee ePO
9 3 (2.00%) EMC NetWorker
9 3 (2.00%) MIMEsweeper
9 3 (2.00%) MAILsweeper
10 2 (1.33%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 80 (53.33%) VMware
2 76 (50.67%) Symantec
3 66 (44.00%) Citrix
4 63 (42.00%) Microsoft
5 47 (31.33%) HP
6 32 (21.33%) Cisco
7 20 (13.33%) SAP
8 19 (12.67%) Hitachi
9 16 (10.67%) NetApp
9 16 (10.67%) Sophos
10 13 (8.67%) Dell
11 11 (7.33%) Veritas
12 10 (6.67%) EMC
12 10 (6.67%) Veeam
13 9 (6.00%) McAfee
14 8 (5.33%) Oracle
15 6 (4.00%) CommVault
15 6 (4.00%) IBM
15 6 (4.00%) 3PAR
16 5 (3.33%) SolarWinds
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