The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the England region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec Backup Exec
Rank 503 365 478
Rank change year-on-year
-138 +113
Contract jobs citing Backup Exec 87 138 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.32% 0.18%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.32% 4.82% 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 83 50
Average daily rate £313 £253 £244
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.76% +3.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £136 £133 £141
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £382
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £225 £220
% change year-on-year
+44.44% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 16
Average hourly rate £12.00 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.42% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £19.30 £33.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £18.00 £17.16
% change year-on-year
-36.11% +4.89%
Systems Management Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
3755 2861 3481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.32% 6.64% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2186 1673 1883
Average daily rate £395 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.20% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 153 149
Average hourly rate £22.75 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.75% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £46.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +8.10%
Backup Exec
UK

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 April 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
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 18 April 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Backup Exec within the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -43 35 £300 - 14
South East -24 27 £285 +26.66% 16
North West -18 8 £83 -66.49% 7
East of England -32 6 £370 +64.44% 3
East Midlands -6 4 - - 1
South West -26 3 £335 +21.81% 5
West Midlands -20 2 £350 +70.73% 3
Yorkshire -23 2 - -
Backup Exec
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Backup Exec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 145 (82.39%) Windows
2 109 (61.93%) MS Exchange
3 101 (57.39%) Microsoft
3 101 (57.39%) Active Directory
4 99 (56.25%) VMware
5 87 (49.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 81 (46.02%) HP
7 76 (43.18%) Windows Server 2003
7 76 (43.18%) VMware Infrastructure
8 73 (41.48%) Symantec
9 65 (36.93%) Exchange Server 2010
10 61 (34.66%) ITIL
11 60 (34.09%) Cisco
12 57 (32.39%) Firewall
12 57 (32.39%) Windows 7
13 56 (31.82%) SAN
14 51 (28.98%) SQL
15 50 (28.41%) DNS
15 50 (28.41%) Exchange Server 2003
16 49 (27.84%) DHCP
17 46 (26.14%) Citrix
18 44 (25.00%) Hyper-V
19 43 (24.43%) Windows XP
20 42 (23.86%) Blackberry
21 41 (23.30%) MS Office
22 40 (22.73%) SharePoint
23 34 (19.32%) XenApp
24 33 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
25 32 (18.18%) Security Cleared
26 31 (17.61%) Linux

Backup Exec
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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
1 109 (61.93%) MS Exchange
2 65 (36.93%) Exchange Server 2010
3 50 (28.41%) Exchange Server 2003
4 40 (22.73%) SharePoint
5 21 (11.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 20 (11.36%) Exchange Server 2007
7 18 (10.23%) IIS
8 10 (5.68%) SharePoint 2010
9 8 (4.55%) Lync
10 7 (3.98%) Tomcat
11 6 (3.41%) Lotus Domino
12 5 (2.84%) WebSphere
13 4 (2.27%) IBM Notes
13 4 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
14 3 (1.70%) Exchange Server 5.5
15 2 (1.14%) Apache
15 2 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2000
15 2 (1.14%) GlassFish
Applications
1 41 (23.30%) MS Office
2 26 (14.77%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.27%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.84%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.57%) Eikon
3 1 (0.57%) BPCS
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.68%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.70%) SaaS
3 2 (1.14%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 57 (32.39%) Firewall
2 56 (31.82%) SAN
3 50 (28.41%) DNS
4 49 (27.84%) DHCP
5 28 (15.91%) VPN
6 27 (15.34%) VoIP
7 25 (14.20%) LAN
7 25 (14.20%) TCP/IP
8 21 (11.93%) WAN
9 12 (6.82%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (5.68%) FTP
10 10 (5.68%) Wireless
10 10 (5.68%) VLAN
11 8 (4.55%) NAS
12 7 (3.98%) IPsec
12 7 (3.98%) Wi-Fi
13 6 (3.41%) Cisco IOS
14 5 (2.84%) iSCSI
14 5 (2.84%) Internet
15 4 (2.27%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (15.91%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.68%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (3.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (2.84%) MySQL
5 4 (2.27%) Data Mining
6 3 (1.70%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (1.14%) MS Access
7 2 (1.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.57%) JIRA
1 1 (0.57%) Ant
General
1 15 (8.52%) Finance
2 2 (1.14%) Law
2 2 (1.14%) Legal
2 2 (1.14%) Military
2 2 (1.14%) Local Government
3 1 (0.57%) Back Office
3 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.57%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 28 (15.91%) Analyst
2 24 (13.64%) 2nd Line Support
3 23 (13.07%) Support Engineer
3 23 (13.07%) 3rd Line Support
4 18 (10.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 18 (10.23%) Desktop Support
5 17 (9.66%) Support Analyst
6 13 (7.39%) Systems Engineer
6 13 (7.39%) Consultant
7 10 (5.68%) Architect
7 10 (5.68%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 10 (5.68%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 8 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
9 7 (3.98%) Server Engineer
9 7 (3.98%) Support Technician
10 6 (3.41%) Team Leader
10 6 (3.41%) 1st Line Support
10 6 (3.41%) Support Consultant
10 6 (3.41%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 6 (3.41%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.70%) WSH
2 2 (1.14%) SAML
2 2 (1.14%) LAMP
3 1 (0.57%) JSF
3 1 (0.57%) .NET
3 1 (0.57%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 42 (23.86%) Blackberry
2 12 (6.82%) Clustering
3 10 (5.68%) Replication
4 7 (3.98%) Fat Client
4 7 (3.98%) iPad
4 7 (3.98%) Thin Client
5 6 (3.41%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.41%) iPhone
6 4 (2.27%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.27%) CCTV
6 4 (2.27%) EqualLogic
7 3 (1.70%) Celerra
8 2 (1.14%) CLARiiON
8 2 (1.14%) PKI
8 2 (1.14%) Open Source
9 1 (0.57%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.57%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.57%) SecurID
9 1 (0.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 145 (82.39%) Windows
2 87 (49.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 76 (43.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 57 (32.39%) Windows 7
5 43 (24.43%) Windows XP
6 31 (17.61%) Linux
7 18 (10.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (7.95%) UNIX
9 12 (6.82%) Windows 8
10 9 (5.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (3.98%) Windows Vista
12 6 (3.41%) Solaris
13 4 (2.27%) Android
14 3 (1.70%) Mac OS X
15 2 (1.14%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.57%) Windows 2000 Server
16 1 (0.57%) Windows Phone 8
16 1 (0.57%) Windows Phone
16 1 (0.57%) Windows Mobile
16 1 (0.57%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (34.66%) ITIL
2 18 (10.23%) Service Management
2 18 (10.23%) Disaster Recovery
3 17 (9.66%) Service Delivery
4 12 (6.82%) Migration
4 12 (6.82%) ITIL V3
5 11 (6.25%) CRM
6 10 (5.68%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (5.11%) Change Management
8 7 (3.98%) Business Continuity
9 6 (3.41%) Information Security
10 5 (2.84%) Time Management
11 4 (2.27%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (2.27%) PRINCE
11 4 (2.27%) Project Management
11 4 (2.27%) Network Management
11 4 (2.27%) Data Protection
12 3 (1.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 3 (1.70%) Change Control
12 3 (1.70%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 51 (28.98%) SQL
2 25 (14.20%) PowerShell
3 10 (5.68%) C
4 6 (3.41%) VB
5 4 (2.27%) Perl
6 2 (1.14%) Python
6 2 (1.14%) PHP
6 2 (1.14%) Java
6 2 (1.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 33 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 27 (15.34%) MCSE
4 23 (13.07%) SC Cleared
5 20 (11.36%) MCP
6 17 (9.66%) DV Cleared
7 9 (5.11%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (3.98%) MCITP
9 6 (3.41%) CCNA
9 6 (3.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (3.41%) Degree
10 4 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (1.70%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (1.70%) MCSA
12 2 (1.14%) RHCE
12 2 (1.14%) RHCT
12 2 (1.14%) NCDA
13 1 (0.57%) CCENT
13 1 (0.57%) ACSA
13 1 (0.57%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.27%) QA
2 2 (1.14%) SLA
3 1 (0.57%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.57%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 101 (57.39%) Active Directory
2 76 (43.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 34 (19.32%) XenApp
5 24 (13.64%) vSphere
6 20 (11.36%) VMware ESX
7 9 (5.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 7 (3.98%) Terminal Services
9 6 (3.41%) NFS
10 5 (2.84%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (2.27%) MetaFrame
11 4 (2.27%) XenServer
12 3 (1.70%) Forefront TMG
12 3 (1.70%) Oracle RAC
12 3 (1.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (1.70%) Xen
13 2 (1.14%) ISA Server
13 2 (1.14%) VMware Workstation
13 2 (1.14%) Shibboleth
13 2 (1.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 28 (15.91%) SCCM
2 18 (10.23%) Norton AntiVirus
3 16 (9.09%) NetBackup
4 11 (6.25%) McAfee ePO
5 8 (4.55%) SCOM
6 6 (3.41%) ARCserve
6 6 (3.41%) WSUS
7 4 (2.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 4 (2.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 4 (2.27%) SCSM
8 3 (1.70%) Data Guard
8 3 (1.70%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (1.14%) Legato
9 2 (1.14%) MOM
9 2 (1.14%) MIMEsweeper
9 2 (1.14%) MAILsweeper
9 2 (1.14%) OpenView
9 2 (1.14%) HP SIM
9 2 (1.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 1 (0.57%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 101 (57.39%) Microsoft
2 99 (56.25%) VMware
3 81 (46.02%) HP
4 73 (41.48%) Symantec
5 60 (34.09%) Cisco
6 46 (26.14%) Citrix
7 27 (15.34%) Dell
8 21 (11.93%) NetApp
9 20 (11.36%) McAfee
10 15 (8.52%) EMC
11 13 (7.39%) Oracle
11 13 (7.39%) IBM
12 12 (6.82%) Sophos
13 10 (5.68%) Compaq
13 10 (5.68%) Juniper
14 9 (5.11%) Lumension
15 8 (4.55%) Avaya
15 8 (4.55%) CheckPoint
16 7 (3.98%) 3PAR
16 7 (3.98%) Lotus
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