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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Symantec Backup Exec
Rank 521 520 485
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -35
Contract jobs citing Backup Exec 59 60 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.13% 0.19%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.47% 1.51% 2.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 27 33
Average daily rate £260 £310 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +12.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £113 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £382 £450 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £270 £285
% change year-on-year
+25.46% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 16
Average hourly rate £19.00 £23.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.39% +43.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.05 £20.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.80 £25.00 £26.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £21.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-17.44% +34.37%
Backup Exec
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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
4013 3978 3381
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.50% 8.63% 7.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2579 2385 1965
Average daily rate £448 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.29% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £260 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £507
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £366 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.48% +7.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 134 135
Average hourly rate £25.00 £18.70 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.68% -8.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.55 £43.55 £33.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.25 £21.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+31.39% +2.38%

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 5 February 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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Backup Exec within the England region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
South East +12 21 £350 - 9
London -19 21 £195 -37.09% 15
East of England +3 7 £125 -40.47% 2
East Midlands -1 7 - - 1
West Midlands -14 2 - - 8
North West -19 1 - - 5
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Backup Exec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 113 (89.68%) Windows
2 94 (74.60%) Active Directory
3 72 (57.14%) VMware
4 67 (53.17%) Microsoft
5 61 (48.41%) Windows Server
6 58 (46.03%) MS Exchange
7 56 (44.44%) Symantec
8 49 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
8 49 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
9 41 (32.54%) DNS
10 37 (29.37%) Windows Server 2003
11 36 (28.57%) HP
12 35 (27.78%) Cisco
13 34 (26.98%) DHCP
13 34 (26.98%) Windows 7
14 31 (24.60%) Windows Server 2012
14 31 (24.60%) MS Office
15 28 (22.22%) Citrix
15 28 (22.22%) SAN
16 27 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
17 26 (20.63%) vSphere
17 26 (20.63%) Microsoft Certification
18 25 (19.84%) NetBackup
19 24 (19.05%) MS Excel
20 22 (17.46%) ITIL
20 22 (17.46%) TCP/IP
20 22 (17.46%) Firewall
21 21 (16.67%) Data Centre
22 20 (15.87%) WSUS
22 20 (15.87%) Unix

Backup Exec
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 58 (46.03%) MS Exchange
2 27 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (9.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 12 (9.52%) IIS
4 11 (8.73%) SharePoint
5 9 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
6 8 (6.35%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (5.56%) Lync
8 6 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (3.17%) IBM Notes
10 2 (1.59%) Apache
10 2 (1.59%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.79%) IBM Domino
11 1 (0.79%) JBoss
11 1 (0.79%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 31 (24.60%) MS Office
2 24 (19.05%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) SAP CCM
1 1 (0.79%) SAP ERP
1 1 (0.79%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 14 (11.11%) Office 365
2 2 (1.59%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 41 (32.54%) DNS
2 34 (26.98%) DHCP
3 28 (22.22%) SAN
4 22 (17.46%) Firewall
4 22 (17.46%) TCP/IP
5 18 (14.29%) WAN
6 17 (13.49%) LAN
6 17 (13.49%) VPN
7 13 (10.32%) Wireless
8 8 (6.35%) Internet
8 8 (6.35%) iSCSI
9 6 (4.76%) VLAN
9 6 (4.76%) VoIP
10 5 (3.97%) Network Security
11 4 (3.17%) Fibre Channel
12 3 (2.38%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (2.38%) DECT
12 3 (2.38%) SMTP
13 2 (1.59%) ADSL
13 2 (1.59%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (13.49%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (3.97%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.79%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.79%) DTS
5 1 (0.79%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.79%) MySQL
5 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 15 (11.90%) Finance
2 7 (5.56%) Financial Institution
3 5 (3.97%) Advertising
3 5 (3.97%) Banking
3 5 (3.97%) Retail
4 2 (1.59%) Legal
5 1 (0.79%) Front Office
5 1 (0.79%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.79%) Law
Job Titles
1 38 (30.16%) Analyst
2 30 (23.81%) Support Engineer
3 20 (15.87%) 2nd Line Support
4 19 (15.08%) Support Analyst
5 15 (11.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 13 (10.32%) 3rd Line Support
7 12 (9.52%) IT Support
7 12 (9.52%) Server Engineer
7 12 (9.52%) Wintel Support
8 11 (8.73%) Server Support
8 11 (8.73%) Wintel Engineer
9 10 (7.94%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 9 (7.14%) VMware Engineer
10 9 (7.14%) Wintel Support Engineer
11 8 (6.35%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 8 (6.35%) Administrator
11 8 (6.35%) Operations Analyst
11 8 (6.35%) Systems Engineer
12 7 (5.56%) Server Support Engineer
12 7 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.97%) Web Services
2 2 (1.59%) .NET
3 1 (0.79%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.79%) Regular Expression
3 1 (0.79%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 21 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 11 (8.73%) Blackberry
3 9 (7.14%) Clustering
4 7 (5.56%) Driving Licence
5 6 (4.76%) Client/Server
5 6 (4.76%) Hedge funds
6 4 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.17%) AS400
6 4 (3.17%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.38%) EqualLogic
7 3 (2.38%) Replication
8 2 (1.59%) Contactless
8 2 (1.59%) Device Driver
8 2 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.59%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.79%) Celerra
9 1 (0.79%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.79%) iPhone
9 1 (0.79%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (0.79%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 113 (89.68%) Windows
2 61 (48.41%) Windows Server
3 49 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 37 (29.37%) Windows Server 2003
5 34 (26.98%) Windows 7
6 31 (24.60%) Windows Server 2012
7 20 (15.87%) Unix
8 13 (10.32%) Linux
9 12 (9.52%) Windows XP
10 4 (3.17%) AIX
10 4 (3.17%) Data ONTAP
10 4 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (3.17%) VMS
10 4 (3.17%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (2.38%) Android
12 2 (1.59%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.59%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.79%) Debian
13 1 (0.79%) Solaris
13 1 (0.79%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (17.46%) ITIL
2 12 (9.52%) Migration
3 11 (8.73%) Problem Management
4 8 (6.35%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (6.35%) Mentoring
5 6 (4.76%) Change Management
6 5 (3.97%) Coaching
7 4 (3.17%) Business Continuity
7 4 (3.17%) Data Protection
7 4 (3.17%) Logistics
7 4 (3.17%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (3.17%) Service Delivery
8 3 (2.38%) Business Continuity Planning
8 3 (2.38%) Configuration Management
8 3 (2.38%) E-Commerce
8 3 (2.38%) Identity Management
8 3 (2.38%) People Management
8 3 (2.38%) Server Building
8 3 (2.38%) Service Desk Management
8 3 (2.38%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (11.11%) SQL
2 6 (4.76%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.38%) C
4 2 (1.59%) VB
5 1 (0.79%) Java
5 1 (0.79%) Python
5 1 (0.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 26 (20.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (13.49%) MCSA
2 17 (13.49%) MCSE
3 8 (6.35%) CCNA
3 8 (6.35%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (6.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 7 (5.56%) MCITP
5 6 (4.76%) Security Cleared
6 5 (3.97%) SC Cleared
7 4 (3.17%) DBS Check
7 4 (3.17%) Degree
7 4 (3.17%) MCP
8 3 (2.38%) A+ Certification
8 3 (2.38%) Network+ Certification
9 2 (1.59%) CCNP
9 2 (1.59%) CompTIA Security+
9 2 (1.59%) MCTS
9 2 (1.59%) Security+ Certification
9 2 (1.59%) VCP5
9 2 (1.59%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.73%) SLA
2 1 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.79%) QA
System Software
1 94 (74.60%) Active Directory
2 49 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (20.63%) vSphere
4 17 (13.49%) Hyper-V
5 16 (12.70%) VMware ESX
6 14 (11.11%) XenApp
7 8 (6.35%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (6.35%) XenDesktop
8 5 (3.97%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 5 (3.97%) ISA Server
9 4 (3.17%) MetaFrame
9 4 (3.17%) NFS
9 4 (3.17%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (1.59%) Firmware
10 2 (1.59%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.79%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.79%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 25 (19.84%) NetBackup
2 20 (15.87%) WSUS
3 17 (13.49%) SCCM
4 11 (8.73%) Norton AntiVirus
4 11 (8.73%) Tivoli
5 9 (7.14%) Control-M
6 7 (5.56%) McAfee ePO
6 7 (5.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 6 (4.76%) SCOM
8 5 (3.97%) SCDPM
8 5 (3.97%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 4 (3.17%) HP Data Protector
9 4 (3.17%) HP SIM
9 4 (3.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 3 (2.38%) AirWatch
10 3 (2.38%) AppManager
10 3 (2.38%) MAILsweeper
10 3 (2.38%) MIMEsweeper
10 3 (2.38%) ServiceCenter
10 3 (2.38%) vMotion
Vendors
1 72 (57.14%) VMware
2 67 (53.17%) Microsoft
3 56 (44.44%) Symantec
4 36 (28.57%) HP
5 35 (27.78%) Cisco
6 28 (22.22%) Citrix
7 19 (15.08%) NetApp
8 14 (11.11%) Dell
8 14 (11.11%) McAfee
9 11 (8.73%) IBM
9 11 (8.73%) Veritas
10 10 (7.94%) arcserve
10 10 (7.94%) CheckPoint
10 10 (7.94%) Veeam
11 8 (6.35%) Sophos
12 7 (5.56%) Apple
12 7 (5.56%) Avaya
13 6 (4.76%) EMC
13 6 (4.76%) SolarWinds
14 5 (3.97%) 3PAR
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