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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec Backup Exec
Rank 448 462 437
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -25
Contract jobs citing Backup Exec 136 103 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.21% 0.25%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.44% 2.93% 3.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 54 64
Average daily rate
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£300 £208 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.57% -33.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £107 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £213 £315
% change year-on-year
+41.17% -32.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 16
Average hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £19.10 £14.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.80 £34.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £19.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-10.12% +16.17%
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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
3954 3517 3517
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.73% 7.31% 6.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2341 2074 1859
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £210 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 151 161
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.38 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +9.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.98 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.17 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+0.30% +11.11%

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 29 August 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
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 29 August 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +40 60 £300 +20.00% 14
South East -16 24 £190 +7.04% 7
North West -9 15 £300 +71.42% 5
South West -25 13 £300 +39.53% 3
East of England -20 11 £240 -40.00% 8
West Midlands -7 6 £320 +26.73% 2
Yorkshire -12 4 £320 +199.06% 4
East Midlands +2 3 - - 1
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Backup Exec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 211 (87.19%) Windows
2 143 (59.09%) Microsoft
2 143 (59.09%) VMware
3 141 (58.26%) MS Exchange
4 140 (57.85%) Active Directory
5 122 (50.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 110 (45.45%) Symantec
7 97 (40.08%) VMware Infrastructure
8 96 (39.67%) Exchange Server 2010
9 93 (38.43%) Citrix
10 91 (37.60%) SAN
11 90 (37.19%) Windows Server 2003
12 78 (32.23%) DNS
13 76 (31.40%) Cisco
13 76 (31.40%) HP
14 73 (30.17%) DHCP
15 71 (29.34%) Windows XP
16 66 (27.27%) Windows 7
17 65 (26.86%) Firewall
18 64 (26.45%) Microsoft Certification
19 62 (25.62%) Exchange Server 2003
20 60 (24.79%) ITIL
21 57 (23.55%) XenApp
22 55 (22.73%) Hyper-V
23 51 (21.07%) Exchange Server 2007
24 45 (18.60%) SQL
25 44 (18.18%) Juniper
26 40 (16.53%) Blackberry
26 40 (16.53%) UNIX
27 38 (15.70%) VMware ESX

Backup Exec
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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
1 141 (58.26%) MS Exchange
2 96 (39.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 62 (25.62%) Exchange Server 2003
4 51 (21.07%) Exchange Server 2007
5 37 (15.29%) SharePoint
6 23 (9.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 14 (5.79%) IIS
7 14 (5.79%) Exchange Server 2013
8 12 (4.96%) Lync
9 10 (4.13%) Tomcat
10 7 (2.89%) SharePoint 2010
11 6 (2.48%) WebSphere
12 5 (2.07%) Apache
12 5 (2.07%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2000
13 4 (1.65%) GlassFish
14 2 (0.83%) IBM Notes
15 1 (0.41%) SAS
15 1 (0.41%) Office Communications Server
15 1 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 38 (15.70%) MS Office
2 37 (15.29%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.83%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (2.48%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 91 (37.60%) SAN
2 78 (32.23%) DNS
3 73 (30.17%) DHCP
4 65 (26.86%) Firewall
5 32 (13.22%) TCP/IP
5 32 (13.22%) VPN
6 26 (10.74%) Wireless
7 21 (8.68%) WAN
8 20 (8.26%) LAN
9 12 (4.96%) VoIP
10 11 (4.55%) VLAN
10 11 (4.55%) NAS
11 8 (3.31%) Network Security
11 8 (3.31%) iSCSI
11 8 (3.31%) IPsec
12 7 (2.89%) Fibre Channel
13 6 (2.48%) Cisco IOS
13 6 (2.48%) SSL
14 4 (1.65%) IPv4
14 4 (1.65%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (11.98%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (2.07%) MySQL
3 5 (2.07%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (1.65%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (0.41%) JIRA
General
1 21 (8.68%) Finance
2 18 (7.44%) Financial Institution
3 10 (4.13%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.24%) Military
5 2 (0.83%) Local Government
5 2 (0.83%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.83%) Publishing
6 1 (0.41%) Back Office
6 1 (0.41%) Law
6 1 (0.41%) Legal
Job Titles
1 69 (28.51%) Analyst
2 39 (16.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 34 (14.05%) Support Engineer
4 32 (13.22%) Support Analyst
5 29 (11.98%) Systems Engineer
6 27 (11.16%) 3rd Line Support
6 27 (11.16%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 20 (8.26%) Consultant
8 19 (7.85%) Systems Support
9 18 (7.44%) Operations Analyst
10 17 (7.02%) 2nd Line Support
11 16 (6.61%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
12 15 (6.20%) Server Engineer
12 15 (6.20%) Administrator
13 13 (5.37%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 12 (4.96%) Systems Analyst
15 11 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
15 11 (4.55%) Architect
15 11 (4.55%) Systems Support Analyst
16 10 (4.13%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.65%) SAML
2 2 (0.83%) LAMP
2 2 (0.83%) JSF
2 2 (0.83%) .NET
2 2 (0.83%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.41%) COM
3 1 (0.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 40 (16.53%) Blackberry
2 19 (7.85%) Clustering
3 18 (7.44%) Hedge funds
4 15 (6.20%) Replication
5 13 (5.37%) iPhone
6 10 (4.13%) iPad
7 8 (3.31%) SecurID
7 8 (3.31%) VAX
7 8 (3.31%) AS400
8 6 (2.48%) Thin Client
8 6 (2.48%) Open Source
8 6 (2.48%) Fat Client
9 4 (1.65%) PKI
9 4 (1.65%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.24%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.24%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (1.24%) EqualLogic
11 2 (0.83%) Device Driver
11 2 (0.83%) Handset
12 1 (0.41%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 211 (87.19%) Windows
2 122 (50.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 90 (37.19%) Windows Server 2003
4 71 (29.34%) Windows XP
5 66 (27.27%) Windows 7
6 40 (16.53%) UNIX
7 37 (15.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 26 (10.74%) Linux
9 24 (9.92%) Windows 8
10 12 (4.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (4.55%) Solaris
12 9 (3.72%) VMS
13 5 (2.07%) Windows 2000
14 3 (1.24%) Android
15 1 (0.41%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.41%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.41%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (24.79%) ITIL
2 21 (8.68%) Disaster Recovery
3 17 (7.02%) Service Management
4 12 (4.96%) Problem Management
5 11 (4.55%) Migration
6 8 (3.31%) Incident Management
7 7 (2.89%) Service Delivery
7 7 (2.89%) Business Continuity
8 6 (2.48%) PRINCE2
8 6 (2.48%) Change Control
9 5 (2.07%) Kalman Filter
10 4 (1.65%) Software Deployment
10 4 (1.65%) Data Protection
10 4 (1.65%) Zachman Framework
10 4 (1.65%) TOGAF
10 4 (1.65%) CRM
10 4 (1.65%) Configuration Management
10 4 (1.65%) Identity Management
11 3 (1.24%) Risk Management
11 3 (1.24%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 45 (18.60%) SQL
2 14 (5.79%) PowerShell
3 11 (4.55%) C
4 6 (2.48%) VBScript
5 5 (2.07%) PHP
5 5 (2.07%) Java
6 4 (1.65%) Perl
7 2 (0.83%) VB
8 1 (0.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 64 (26.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (14.88%) MCSE
2 36 (14.88%) MCITP
3 34 (14.05%) Security Cleared
4 24 (9.92%) SC Cleared
5 22 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 20 (8.26%) MCP
7 12 (4.96%) Degree
8 10 (4.13%) DV Cleared
9 9 (3.72%) VCP5
9 9 (3.72%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (2.89%) CCNA
11 6 (2.48%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (2.07%) MCSA
13 3 (1.24%) RHCE
13 3 (1.24%) NCDA
14 2 (0.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 2 (0.83%) RHCT
14 2 (0.83%) MCTS
15 1 (0.41%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (10.74%) SLA
2 2 (0.83%) QA
2 2 (0.83%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 140 (57.85%) Active Directory
2 97 (40.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (23.55%) XenApp
4 55 (22.73%) Hyper-V
5 38 (15.70%) VMware ESX
6 31 (12.81%) vSphere
7 16 (6.61%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (4.55%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 10 (4.13%) Terminal Services
10 7 (2.89%) NFS
11 6 (2.48%) ISA Server
11 6 (2.48%) XenDesktop
12 5 (2.07%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 5 (2.07%) UAG
13 4 (1.65%) Oracle RAC
13 4 (1.65%) Xen
13 4 (1.65%) Shibboleth
14 3 (1.24%) Forefront TMG
14 3 (1.24%) vCloud
15 1 (0.41%) BlackBerry Internet Service
Systems Management
1 37 (15.29%) NetBackup
2 28 (11.57%) Norton AntiVirus
3 22 (9.09%) SCCM
4 19 (7.85%) Tivoli
5 18 (7.44%) Control-M
6 14 (5.79%) SCOM
6 14 (5.79%) WSUS
7 9 (3.72%) McAfee ePO
7 9 (3.72%) HP SIM
7 9 (3.72%) Legato
8 8 (3.31%) OpenView
8 8 (3.31%) Netcool
8 8 (3.31%) BMC PATROL
8 8 (3.31%) Tivoli NetView
8 8 (3.31%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 6 (2.48%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
9 6 (2.48%) ARCserve
10 4 (1.65%) MIMEsweeper
10 4 (1.65%) MAILsweeper
10 4 (1.65%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 143 (59.09%) Microsoft
1 143 (59.09%) VMware
2 110 (45.45%) Symantec
3 93 (38.43%) Citrix
4 76 (31.40%) HP
4 76 (31.40%) Cisco
5 44 (18.18%) Juniper
6 29 (11.98%) Veritas
7 27 (11.16%) EMC
8 24 (9.92%) IBM
9 21 (8.68%) Apple
10 20 (8.26%) Oracle
10 20 (8.26%) Meru Networks
11 17 (7.02%) Veeam
11 17 (7.02%) McAfee
12 16 (6.61%) Dell
13 13 (5.37%) NetApp
14 12 (4.96%) Avaya
14 12 (4.96%) Remedy
15 9 (3.72%) Sophos
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
X4 Group
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £1 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Modis International - London
Posted: 12 days ago
Hereford
Computer Futures
Rate: £100 - £200 per day + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago