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 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Symantec Backup Exec
Rank 527 475 392
Rank change year-on-year
-52 -83
Contract jobs citing Backup Exec 64 92 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.19% 0.30%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.61% 2.39% 4.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 35 75
Average daily rate
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£275 £325 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £154 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £140 £325 £250
% change year-on-year
-56.92% +30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 11
Average hourly rate £20.34 £11.75 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.12% -25.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.15 £10.45 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.85 £34.60 £18.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £11.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year
+75.52% -35.21%
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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
3972 3849 3041
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.83% 7.74% 7.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2468 2238 1787
Average daily rate £415 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £225 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 154 157
Average hourly rate £20.34 £21.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.38% +7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.65 £12.85 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.43 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +25.00%

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 May 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 5 May 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 5 May 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 -1 19 £350 -13.58% 3
West Midlands -4 13 £275 -21.42% 6
South East -53 9 £275 -9.83% 4
East of England +17 6 £165 +17.85% 7
East Midlands -7 6 £308 - 4
Yorkshire -15 5 £140 - 9
South West +6 3 £213 -37.95% 6
North West -20 2 - -
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Backup Exec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 106 (82.17%) Windows
2 63 (48.84%) VMware
3 60 (46.51%) Microsoft
4 59 (45.74%) Active Directory
5 56 (43.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 54 (41.86%) Symantec
7 52 (40.31%) MS Exchange
8 41 (31.78%) VMware Infrastructure
9 39 (30.23%) Citrix
10 35 (27.13%) SAN
10 35 (27.13%) Cisco
10 35 (27.13%) Windows Server 2003
11 34 (26.36%) HP
12 33 (25.58%) Firewall
13 32 (24.81%) ITIL
14 30 (23.26%) DNS
14 30 (23.26%) Hyper-V
15 28 (21.71%) Windows Server 2012
16 27 (20.93%) Exchange Server 2010
16 27 (20.93%) Windows 7
17 25 (19.38%) NetBackup
18 24 (18.60%) Microsoft Certification
19 22 (17.05%) DHCP
19 22 (17.05%) vSphere
20 21 (16.28%) SQL Server
21 20 (15.50%) Windows XP
21 20 (15.50%) MS Excel
21 20 (15.50%) Security Cleared
22 19 (14.73%) Blackberry
23 18 (13.95%) MCSE

Backup Exec
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 52 (40.31%) MS Exchange
2 27 (20.93%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (13.18%) Exchange Server 2003
4 10 (7.75%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (6.98%) SharePoint
6 8 (6.20%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (6.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 7 (5.43%) Lync
8 5 (3.88%) IIS
9 3 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (1.55%) Tomcat
10 2 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2000
10 2 (1.55%) Moodle
11 1 (0.78%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 20 (15.50%) MS Excel
2 13 (10.08%) MS Office
3 2 (1.55%) 3ds Max
3 2 (1.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.78%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (0.78%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 35 (27.13%) SAN
2 33 (25.58%) Firewall
3 30 (23.26%) DNS
4 22 (17.05%) DHCP
5 18 (13.95%) VPN
6 16 (12.40%) WAN
7 15 (11.63%) LAN
8 13 (10.08%) TCP/IP
9 10 (7.75%) iSCSI
10 9 (6.98%) Cisco IOS
10 9 (6.98%) NAS
11 8 (6.20%) VLAN
11 8 (6.20%) Wireless
12 6 (4.65%) SSL
12 6 (4.65%) Fibre Channel
13 4 (3.10%) Network Security
14 3 (2.33%) FirePass
14 3 (2.33%) DMZ
15 2 (1.55%) Cisco ASA
15 2 (1.55%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (16.28%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (2.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 12 (9.30%) Finance
2 4 (3.10%) Financial Institution
3 2 (1.55%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.55%) Banking
3 2 (1.55%) Law
3 2 (1.55%) Legal
4 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.78%) Games
4 1 (0.78%) Local Government
4 1 (0.78%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 34 (26.36%) Analyst
2 18 (13.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 17 (13.18%) Support Engineer
4 16 (12.40%) Support Analyst
5 12 (9.30%) Systems Engineer
5 12 (9.30%) 3rd Line Support
5 12 (9.30%) 2nd Line Support
6 9 (6.98%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 9 (6.98%) 1st Line Support
7 7 (5.43%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 7 (5.43%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 6 (4.65%) Network Engineer
9 5 (3.88%) Consultant
9 5 (3.88%) Systems Administrator
9 5 (3.88%) Technical Support
9 5 (3.88%) Administrator
9 5 (3.88%) Team Leader
9 5 (3.88%) Operations Analyst
10 4 (3.10%) Server Engineer
10 4 (3.10%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.55%) CSS
1 2 (1.55%) XML
1 2 (1.55%) XML Messaging
2 1 (0.78%) LAMP
2 1 (0.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.73%) Blackberry
2 12 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (6.20%) Clustering
3 8 (6.20%) iPhone
4 7 (5.43%) Replication
5 6 (4.65%) iPad
6 4 (3.10%) Hedge funds
6 4 (3.10%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.33%) CLARiiON
7 3 (2.33%) PKI
8 2 (1.55%) NHS
9 1 (0.78%) Xbox
9 1 (0.78%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.78%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.78%) Open Source
9 1 (0.78%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 106 (82.17%) Windows
2 56 (43.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 35 (27.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 28 (21.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 27 (20.93%) Windows 7
6 20 (15.50%) Windows XP
7 16 (12.40%) Linux
8 11 (8.53%) UNIX
9 9 (6.98%) Windows 8
10 6 (4.65%) Windows Vista
11 5 (3.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (1.55%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (1.55%) Solaris
13 1 (0.78%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.78%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.78%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (24.81%) ITIL
2 10 (7.75%) Service Management
3 8 (6.20%) Change Management
4 6 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (4.65%) Problem Management
5 5 (3.88%) Data Protection
5 5 (3.88%) Service Delivery
5 5 (3.88%) Migration
6 4 (3.10%) Security Management
6 4 (3.10%) ITIL V3
6 4 (3.10%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (3.10%) Line Management
7 3 (2.33%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (2.33%) Server Monitoring
7 3 (2.33%) Project Planning
7 3 (2.33%) Validation
7 3 (2.33%) Operations Management
7 3 (2.33%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (1.55%) Asset Management
8 2 (1.55%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (12.40%) SQL
2 7 (5.43%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.10%) C
4 2 (1.55%) VBScript
5 1 (0.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (18.60%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (15.50%) Security Cleared
3 18 (13.95%) SC Cleared
3 18 (13.95%) MCSE
4 13 (10.08%) MCP
5 11 (8.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (5.43%) MCITP
7 6 (4.65%) DV Cleared
8 3 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (2.33%) VCP4
8 3 (2.33%) VCP5
8 3 (2.33%) HND
8 3 (2.33%) CCNA
9 2 (1.55%) MCSA
9 2 (1.55%) A+ Certification
9 2 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.55%) Network+ Certification
9 2 (1.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.78%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.65%) SLA
System Software
1 59 (45.74%) Active Directory
2 41 (31.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (23.26%) Hyper-V
4 22 (17.05%) vSphere
5 14 (10.85%) XenApp
6 10 (7.75%) VMware ESX
7 7 (5.43%) Terminal Services
8 6 (4.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 6 (4.65%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 5 (3.88%) Firmware
10 4 (3.10%) XenDesktop
10 4 (3.10%) Xen
11 3 (2.33%) ISA Server
11 3 (2.33%) NFS
11 3 (2.33%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (1.55%) UAG
13 1 (0.78%) vCloud
13 1 (0.78%) Forefront TMG
13 1 (0.78%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.78%) VMware GSX
Systems Management
1 25 (19.38%) NetBackup
2 16 (12.40%) SCCM
3 10 (7.75%) Norton AntiVirus
3 10 (7.75%) WSUS
4 7 (5.43%) McAfee ePO
4 7 (5.43%) SCOM
5 6 (4.65%) ARCserve
5 6 (4.65%) SCDPM
6 4 (3.10%) Control-M
6 4 (3.10%) Legato
6 4 (3.10%) Tivoli
7 3 (2.33%) MIMEsweeper
7 3 (2.33%) MAILsweeper
7 3 (2.33%) SCVMM
7 3 (2.33%) vMotion
7 3 (2.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 3 (2.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 3 (2.33%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (1.55%) OVSD
8 2 (1.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 63 (48.84%) VMware
2 60 (46.51%) Microsoft
3 54 (41.86%) Symantec
4 39 (30.23%) Citrix
5 35 (27.13%) Cisco
6 34 (26.36%) HP
7 17 (13.18%) Sophos
8 16 (12.40%) NetApp
9 14 (10.85%) Dell
10 11 (8.53%) EMC
11 10 (7.75%) McAfee
12 9 (6.98%) Veritas
12 9 (6.98%) Veeam
13 8 (6.20%) Oracle
14 7 (5.43%) CommVault
14 7 (5.43%) SonicWALL
14 7 (5.43%) Lumension
15 6 (4.65%) 3PAR
15 6 (4.65%) SolarWinds
15 6 (4.65%) IBM
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