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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec Backup Exec
Rank 445 439 441
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Contract jobs citing Backup Exec 134 112 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.26% 0.23% 0.24%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.19% 3.28% 3.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 60 45
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£320 £208 £248
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.21% -16.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £134 £114
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £376 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £190 £235
% change year-on-year
+51.31% -19.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 25 21
Average hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.50 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.25 £26.90 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.38 £23.20 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-16.46% +47.30%
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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
4202 3415 3319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.01% 7.14% 6.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2571 2107 1785
Average daily rate £400 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 153 190
Average hourly rate £21.62 £21.88 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.18% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.15 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.18 £37.50 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.94 £23.20 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.44% +22.10%

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 22 October 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 22 October 2014.

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 22 October 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +25 56 £320 +6.66% 14
South East +22 45 £240 +54.83% 12
East of England -18 19 £350 +84.21% 7
West Midlands -16 6 - - 1
North West -20 5 £223 +8.53% 4
Yorkshire -10 3 £300 +180.37% 7
South West -35 3 £353 +21.55% 7
East Midlands -1 1 - - 1
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Backup Exec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 239 (85.97%) Windows
2 171 (61.51%) VMware
3 164 (58.99%) MS Exchange
4 160 (57.55%) Active Directory
5 153 (55.04%) Microsoft
6 138 (49.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 134 (48.20%) Symantec
8 111 (39.93%) SAN
9 109 (39.21%) VMware Infrastructure
10 104 (37.41%) Exchange Server 2010
10 104 (37.41%) Citrix
11 96 (34.53%) Windows Server 2003
12 85 (30.58%) HP
13 79 (28.42%) DNS
14 78 (28.06%) Microsoft Certification
15 77 (27.70%) Cisco
16 76 (27.34%) Windows 7
17 72 (25.90%) DHCP
17 72 (25.90%) Exchange Server 2003
18 69 (24.82%) ITIL
18 69 (24.82%) Firewall
19 63 (22.66%) Windows XP
20 58 (20.86%) MS Excel
21 55 (19.78%) Exchange Server 2007
21 55 (19.78%) Hyper-V
21 55 (19.78%) XenApp
22 52 (18.71%) MCSE
23 50 (17.99%) VMware ESX
23 50 (17.99%) Security Cleared
24 46 (16.55%) NetBackup

Backup Exec
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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
1 164 (58.99%) MS Exchange
2 104 (37.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 72 (25.90%) Exchange Server 2003
4 55 (19.78%) Exchange Server 2007
5 33 (11.87%) SharePoint
6 19 (6.83%) IIS
6 19 (6.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 17 (6.12%) Lync
8 12 (4.32%) Exchange Server 2013
9 7 (2.52%) Tomcat
10 5 (1.80%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (1.44%) Apache
11 4 (1.44%) WebSphere
12 3 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.72%) Lotus Domino
13 2 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2000
13 2 (0.72%) GlassFish
14 1 (0.36%) Office Communications Server
14 1 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
14 1 (0.36%) WorkSite
Applications
1 58 (20.86%) MS Excel
2 43 (15.47%) MS Office
3 2 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.36%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.36%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.36%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.36%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 4 (1.44%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.36%) assyst
2 1 (0.36%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.08%) SaaS
2 1 (0.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 111 (39.93%) SAN
2 79 (28.42%) DNS
3 72 (25.90%) DHCP
4 69 (24.82%) Firewall
5 36 (12.95%) TCP/IP
6 23 (8.27%) VPN
7 22 (7.91%) Wireless
8 20 (7.19%) WAN
9 17 (6.12%) LAN
10 16 (5.76%) NAS
11 14 (5.04%) VoIP
11 14 (5.04%) iSCSI
12 13 (4.68%) Fibre Channel
13 11 (3.96%) VLAN
14 9 (3.24%) Network Security
15 7 (2.52%) Wi-Fi
16 6 (2.16%) FTP
17 5 (1.80%) Extranet
17 5 (1.80%) Broadband
18 4 (1.44%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (15.11%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (2.52%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (2.16%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (1.44%) MySQL
6 3 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.72%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.36%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.36%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.36%) MS Access
8 1 (0.36%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Eclipse
General
1 28 (10.07%) Finance
2 18 (6.47%) Telecoms
2 18 (6.47%) Financial Institution
3 4 (1.44%) Military
4 2 (0.72%) Publishing
4 2 (0.72%) Legal
4 2 (0.72%) Retail
5 1 (0.36%) Local Government
5 1 (0.36%) Banking
5 1 (0.36%) Billing
5 1 (0.36%) Back Office
5 1 (0.36%) Law
5 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.36%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 75 (26.98%) Analyst
2 48 (17.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 38 (13.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 37 (13.31%) Support Analyst
5 35 (12.59%) Support Engineer
6 28 (10.07%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 27 (9.71%) Systems Engineer
8 20 (7.19%) 2nd Line Support
9 18 (6.47%) Consultant
9 18 (6.47%) Systems Support
9 18 (6.47%) Operations Analyst
10 16 (5.76%) Server Engineer
10 16 (5.76%) Administrator
11 15 (5.40%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 15 (5.40%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
12 12 (4.32%) 1st Line Support
12 12 (4.32%) Systems Administrator
12 12 (4.32%) Systems Analyst
13 11 (3.96%) Server Support
13 11 (3.96%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.08%) LAMP
2 2 (0.72%) SAML
2 2 (0.72%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.36%) jQuery
3 1 (0.36%) Windows SharePoint Services
3 1 (0.36%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.36%) COM
3 1 (0.36%) CSS
3 1 (0.36%) Web Services
3 1 (0.36%) HTML
3 1 (0.36%) .NET
3 1 (0.36%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 30 (10.79%) Blackberry
2 26 (9.35%) Replication
3 19 (6.83%) Clustering
4 18 (6.47%) Hedge funds
5 15 (5.40%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (4.32%) iPhone
7 9 (3.24%) IBM XIV
8 8 (2.88%) AS400
8 8 (2.88%) SecurID
8 8 (2.88%) VAX
9 6 (2.16%) iPad
10 5 (1.80%) Video Conferencing
11 4 (1.44%) Management Information System
11 4 (1.44%) Open Source
12 3 (1.08%) EqualLogic
12 3 (1.08%) Client/Server
12 3 (1.08%) Handset
13 2 (0.72%) Thin Client
13 2 (0.72%) PKI
13 2 (0.72%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 239 (85.97%) Windows
2 138 (49.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 96 (34.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 76 (27.34%) Windows 7
5 63 (22.66%) Windows XP
6 38 (13.67%) UNIX
7 36 (12.95%) Linux
7 36 (12.95%) Windows Server 2012
8 33 (11.87%) Windows 8
9 12 (4.32%) Solaris
10 10 (3.60%) Windows Vista
10 10 (3.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (3.24%) HPUX
11 9 (3.24%) VMS
12 8 (2.88%) Windows 2000
13 4 (1.44%) Android
14 1 (0.36%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (24.82%) ITIL
2 26 (9.35%) Service Management
3 15 (5.40%) Incident Management
3 15 (5.40%) Service Delivery
4 14 (5.04%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (3.96%) Problem Management
6 9 (3.24%) Business Continuity
7 8 (2.88%) Migration
8 7 (2.52%) Project Planning
8 7 (2.52%) Line Management
9 5 (1.80%) Software Deployment
10 4 (1.44%) PRINCE2
10 4 (1.44%) Project Management
10 4 (1.44%) People Management
10 4 (1.44%) Kalman Filter
10 4 (1.44%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 4 (1.44%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (1.44%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (1.44%) Change Control
11 3 (1.08%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (14.75%) SQL
2 12 (4.32%) PowerShell
3 5 (1.80%) VBScript
4 3 (1.08%) PHP
4 3 (1.08%) Java
5 2 (0.72%) C
5 2 (0.72%) Perl
6 1 (0.36%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.36%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.36%) VB
6 1 (0.36%) VBA
Qualifications
1 78 (28.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 52 (18.71%) MCSE
3 50 (17.99%) Security Cleared
4 39 (14.03%) SC Cleared
5 38 (13.67%) MCITP
6 28 (10.07%) MCP
7 24 (8.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 14 (5.04%) Degree
9 12 (4.32%) CCNA
9 12 (4.32%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (4.32%) DV Cleared
10 9 (3.24%) VCP5
11 7 (2.52%) MCSA
12 6 (2.16%) RHCE
12 6 (2.16%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (1.80%) RHCT
14 4 (1.44%) NCDA
15 2 (0.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 2 (0.72%) MCDST
16 1 (0.36%) HP AIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (10.79%) SLA
2 3 (1.08%) QA
3 1 (0.36%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.36%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 160 (57.55%) Active Directory
2 109 (39.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (19.78%) Hyper-V
3 55 (19.78%) XenApp
4 50 (17.99%) VMware ESX
5 29 (10.43%) vSphere
6 15 (5.40%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 14 (5.04%) VMware ESXi
8 13 (4.68%) NFS
9 11 (3.96%) Terminal Services
10 7 (2.52%) vCloud
10 7 (2.52%) ISA Server
11 6 (2.16%) UAG
11 6 (2.16%) XenDesktop
12 4 (1.44%) Firmware
13 2 (0.72%) Terminal Server
13 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.72%) Xen
13 2 (0.72%) VMware Server
13 2 (0.72%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 46 (16.55%) NetBackup
2 36 (12.95%) Norton AntiVirus
3 18 (6.47%) Tivoli
3 18 (6.47%) Control-M
4 17 (6.12%) WSUS
5 16 (5.76%) McAfee ePO
6 15 (5.40%) SCCM
7 14 (5.04%) HP SIM
8 12 (4.32%) MIMEsweeper
8 12 (4.32%) MAILsweeper
9 9 (3.24%) SCOM
9 9 (3.24%) Legato
9 9 (3.24%) OVSD
10 8 (2.88%) OpenView
10 8 (2.88%) Netcool
10 8 (2.88%) BMC PATROL
10 8 (2.88%) Tivoli NetView
11 7 (2.52%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
11 7 (2.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 7 (2.52%) MOM
Vendors
1 171 (61.51%) VMware
2 153 (55.04%) Microsoft
3 134 (48.20%) Symantec
4 104 (37.41%) Citrix
5 85 (30.58%) HP
6 77 (27.70%) Cisco
7 43 (15.47%) Juniper
8 32 (11.51%) IBM
9 30 (10.79%) Veritas
10 29 (10.43%) EMC
11 28 (10.07%) Veeam
12 26 (9.35%) McAfee
13 22 (7.91%) Sophos
14 21 (7.55%) NetApp
14 21 (7.55%) Apple
15 20 (7.19%) Meru Networks
16 19 (6.83%) Dell
17 16 (5.76%) Remedy
18 14 (5.04%) Oracle
19 12 (4.32%) Lumension
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