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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Symantec Backup Exec
Rank 481 441 368
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -73
Contract jobs citing Backup Exec 74 93 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.21% 0.34%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.94% 2.86% 5.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 37 76
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£350 £245 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -18.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £177 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £377 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £295
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -6.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 22
Average hourly rate £23.00 £16.50 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.39% -16.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £11.50 £14.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £26.00 £26.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+30.30% -8.33%
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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
3815 3253 2737
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.25% 7.31% 6.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2341 1926 1508
Average daily rate £425 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £222 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £334 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.41% -4.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 137 202
Average hourly rate £20.53 £21.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.23% -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.75 £13.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £33.88 £41.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -17.64%

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 27 January 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
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 27 January 2015.

Backup Exec Hourly Rate Histogram 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 27 January 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 -5 42 £413 +83.33% 15
South East -12 17 £350 -39.13% 10
East of England -15 4 £210 -43.24% 2
North West -19 4 £98 -60.00% 8
Yorkshire -2 3 - - 6
West Midlands -4 2 £213 +1.19% 3
South West -19 2 - - 5
East Midlands - - - - 3
Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
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Backup Exec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 186 (89.00%) Windows
2 120 (57.42%) VMware
3 114 (54.55%) MS Exchange
4 112 (53.59%) Active Directory
5 101 (48.33%) Microsoft
6 95 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 92 (44.02%) Symantec
8 77 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
9 75 (35.89%) SAN
10 64 (30.62%) HP
11 63 (30.14%) Citrix
12 61 (29.19%) Windows Server 2003
12 61 (29.19%) ITIL
13 59 (28.23%) Exchange Server 2010
14 53 (25.36%) Cisco
14 53 (25.36%) Windows 7
14 53 (25.36%) Security Cleared
15 52 (24.88%) Firewall
16 51 (24.40%) Microsoft Certification
17 50 (23.92%) MS Excel
17 50 (23.92%) Exchange Server 2003
18 48 (22.97%) DNS
19 47 (22.49%) SC Cleared
20 45 (21.53%) MCSE
21 43 (20.57%) DHCP
22 42 (20.10%) SQL Server
23 39 (18.66%) Hyper-V
24 38 (18.18%) NetBackup
25 36 (17.22%) SQL
26 35 (16.75%) Linux

Backup Exec
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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
1 114 (54.55%) MS Exchange
2 59 (28.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 50 (23.92%) Exchange Server 2003
4 27 (12.92%) Exchange Server 2007
5 18 (8.61%) IIS
6 17 (8.13%) SharePoint
7 12 (5.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 10 (4.78%) Lync
9 7 (3.35%) Tomcat
10 6 (2.87%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (1.91%) WebSphere
12 3 (1.44%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.96%) Apache
13 2 (0.96%) Lotus Domino
13 2 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2000
14 1 (0.48%) IBM Notes
14 1 (0.48%) WorkSite
Applications
1 50 (23.92%) MS Excel
2 30 (14.35%) MS Office
3 2 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.96%) 3ds Max
4 1 (0.48%) PrintSoft PReS
4 1 (0.48%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.48%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.48%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 3 (1.44%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.48%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.48%) assyst
2 1 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.48%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.39%) Office 365
2 3 (1.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 75 (35.89%) SAN
2 52 (24.88%) Firewall
3 48 (22.97%) DNS
4 43 (20.57%) DHCP
5 34 (16.27%) TCP/IP
6 27 (12.92%) VPN
7 24 (11.48%) WAN
8 21 (10.05%) LAN
9 17 (8.13%) iSCSI
10 15 (7.18%) NAS
11 13 (6.22%) Fibre Channel
12 12 (5.74%) VLAN
13 9 (4.31%) VoIP
14 8 (3.83%) Cisco IOS
14 8 (3.83%) Wireless
15 7 (3.35%) FTP
16 6 (2.87%) Wi-Fi
17 5 (2.39%) MPLS
17 5 (2.39%) Network Security
18 4 (1.91%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (20.10%) SQL Server
2 15 (7.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (3.83%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (1.91%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (1.91%) MySQL
4 4 (1.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.44%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.96%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.48%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.48%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.48%) MS Access
7 1 (0.48%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.48%) Eclipse
General
1 16 (7.66%) Telecoms
1 16 (7.66%) Finance
2 4 (1.91%) Financial Institution
3 3 (1.44%) Banking
4 2 (0.96%) Retail
4 2 (0.96%) Legal
5 1 (0.48%) Law
5 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.48%) Advertising
5 1 (0.48%) Games
5 1 (0.48%) Military
5 1 (0.48%) Billing
Job Titles
1 55 (26.32%) Analyst
2 27 (12.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 25 (11.96%) Support Analyst
4 20 (9.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 20 (9.57%) 2nd Line Support
5 19 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
6 17 (8.13%) Support Engineer
7 16 (7.66%) 1st Line Support
8 14 (6.70%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 11 (5.26%) Server Engineer
10 10 (4.78%) Consultant
10 10 (4.78%) Team Leader
11 9 (4.31%) Infrastructure Team Leader
11 9 (4.31%) Server Support
11 9 (4.31%) Backup Engineer
12 7 (3.35%) Technical Support
12 7 (3.35%) Systems Engineer
12 7 (3.35%) Desktop Support
13 6 (2.87%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 6 (2.87%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.91%) LAMP
2 2 (0.96%) Application Packaging
2 2 (0.96%) Web Services
2 2 (0.96%) XML
2 2 (0.96%) XML Messaging
3 1 (0.48%) Windows SharePoint Services
3 1 (0.48%) CSS
3 1 (0.48%) HTML
3 1 (0.48%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 26 (12.44%) Blackberry
2 23 (11.00%) Replication
3 21 (10.05%) Clustering
4 20 (9.57%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (5.26%) iPhone
6 9 (4.31%) iPad
6 9 (4.31%) IBM XIV
7 7 (3.35%) Management Information System
8 5 (2.39%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (1.91%) Hedge funds
10 3 (1.44%) Handset
11 2 (0.96%) Fat Client
11 2 (0.96%) Performance Metrics
11 2 (0.96%) Thin Client
11 2 (0.96%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.96%) CLARiiON
12 1 (0.48%) EqualLogic
12 1 (0.48%) Open Source
12 1 (0.48%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 186 (89.00%) Windows
2 95 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 61 (29.19%) Windows Server 2003
4 53 (25.36%) Windows 7
5 35 (16.75%) Linux
5 35 (16.75%) Windows XP
6 28 (13.40%) Windows Server 2012
7 26 (12.44%) Windows 8
8 23 (11.00%) UNIX
9 13 (6.22%) Windows Vista
10 9 (4.31%) HPUX
10 9 (4.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (2.87%) Windows 2000
12 3 (1.44%) Solaris
13 2 (0.96%) Android
14 1 (0.48%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.48%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.48%) VMS
14 1 (0.48%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.48%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (29.19%) ITIL
2 29 (13.88%) Service Management
3 18 (8.61%) Service Delivery
3 18 (8.61%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (5.26%) Migration
5 10 (4.78%) Project Planning
5 10 (4.78%) Incident Management
6 9 (4.31%) Change Management
6 9 (4.31%) Capacity Management
7 8 (3.83%) Line Management
7 8 (3.83%) Business Continuity
8 7 (3.35%) Project Management
8 7 (3.35%) Problem Management
9 6 (2.87%) Vulnerability Management
9 6 (2.87%) Performance Monitoring
9 6 (2.87%) ITIL V3
9 6 (2.87%) Validation
10 5 (2.39%) Operations Management
10 5 (2.39%) Kalman Filter
11 4 (1.91%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 36 (17.22%) SQL
2 12 (5.74%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.44%) VBScript
3 3 (1.44%) C
4 1 (0.48%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.48%) PHP
4 1 (0.48%) VB
4 1 (0.48%) VBA
Qualifications
1 53 (25.36%) Security Cleared
2 51 (24.40%) Microsoft Certification
3 47 (22.49%) SC Cleared
4 45 (21.53%) MCSE
5 29 (13.88%) MCP
6 21 (10.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 14 (6.70%) MCITP
8 11 (5.26%) CCNA
8 11 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (5.26%) DV Cleared
9 6 (2.87%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (2.39%) RHCT
10 5 (2.39%) RHCE
11 4 (1.91%) MCSA
12 3 (1.44%) Degree
12 3 (1.44%) NCDA
13 2 (0.96%) VCP5
13 2 (0.96%) VCP4
13 2 (0.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 2 (0.96%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.13%) SLA
2 3 (1.44%) QA
3 1 (0.48%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 112 (53.59%) Active Directory
2 77 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (18.66%) Hyper-V
4 31 (14.83%) VMware ESX
5 24 (11.48%) vSphere
6 23 (11.00%) XenApp
7 12 (5.74%) NFS
8 10 (4.78%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 10 (4.78%) Terminal Services
9 8 (3.83%) Firmware
10 7 (3.35%) vCloud
11 5 (2.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 4 (1.91%) UAG
12 4 (1.91%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (1.91%) ISA Server
13 3 (1.44%) VMware Server
13 3 (1.44%) Xen
14 2 (0.96%) XenDesktop
14 2 (0.96%) Terminal Server
15 1 (0.48%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 38 (18.18%) NetBackup
2 32 (15.31%) Norton AntiVirus
3 20 (9.57%) McAfee ePO
4 14 (6.70%) WSUS
5 13 (6.22%) ARCserve
6 11 (5.26%) MIMEsweeper
6 11 (5.26%) MAILsweeper
7 10 (4.78%) SCOM
7 10 (4.78%) OVSD
8 8 (3.83%) SCCM
9 6 (2.87%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 5 (2.39%) HP SIM
10 5 (2.39%) SCDPM
10 5 (2.39%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 4 (1.91%) Control-M
11 4 (1.91%) Tivoli
11 4 (1.91%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 4 (1.91%) MOM
12 3 (1.44%) Legato
12 3 (1.44%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 120 (57.42%) VMware
2 101 (48.33%) Microsoft
3 92 (44.02%) Symantec
4 64 (30.62%) HP
5 63 (30.14%) Citrix
6 53 (25.36%) Cisco
7 31 (14.83%) NetApp
8 30 (14.35%) McAfee
9 27 (12.92%) Sophos
10 25 (11.96%) Veeam
11 21 (10.05%) IBM
11 21 (10.05%) Dell
12 15 (7.18%) Lumension
13 12 (5.74%) Veritas
14 11 (5.26%) EMC
14 11 (5.26%) Oracle
15 9 (4.31%) Brocade
15 9 (4.31%) CA
16 7 (3.35%) Red Hat
16 7 (3.35%) Juniper
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