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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Symantec Backup Exec
Rank 486 435 441
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +6
Contract jobs citing Backup Exec 99 141 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.29% 0.22%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.30% 3.58% 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 78 56
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£180 £295 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.98% +24.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £121 £163 £107
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £375 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £185 £295 £250
% change year-on-year
-37.28% +18.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 13
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.38 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.66% -30.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £13.00 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.25 £26.00 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.13 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+8.02% -31.50%
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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
4303 3944 3589
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.34% 7.98% 7.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2665 2331 2031
Average daily rate £405 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.51% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £345
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 122 162
Average hourly rate £23.00 £18.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.66% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.39 £31.53 £41.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+10.25% -13.33%

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 3 August 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
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 3 August 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
East of England +18 29 £175 -12.50% 3
London -48 22 £175 -37.77% 12
South East -19 18 £263 +31.25% 10
North West -29 13 £278 -7.50%
West Midlands +6 7 £312 -2.42% 4
South West -8 5 £143 -52.50% 3
Yorkshire -18 5 £300 -6.25% 3
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Backup Exec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 137 (84.05%) Windows
2 95 (58.28%) Symantec
2 95 (58.28%) VMware
3 83 (50.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 83 (50.92%) Active Directory
4 80 (49.08%) Microsoft
5 77 (47.24%) Citrix
6 60 (36.81%) SAN
7 55 (33.74%) Windows Server 2003
7 55 (33.74%) Windows 7
8 51 (31.29%) MS Exchange
9 48 (29.45%) SQL
9 48 (29.45%) VMware Infrastructure
10 45 (27.61%) ITIL
11 44 (26.99%) HP
12 39 (23.93%) Cisco
12 39 (23.93%) DNS
13 38 (23.31%) MS Excel
14 34 (20.86%) Windows Server 2012
15 33 (20.25%) Microsoft Certification
16 32 (19.63%) SLA
17 31 (19.02%) SCCM
17 31 (19.02%) Exchange Server 2010
18 30 (18.40%) Firewall
18 30 (18.40%) DHCP
19 29 (17.79%) SharePoint
19 29 (17.79%) MS Office
20 28 (17.18%) VPN
21 25 (15.34%) vSphere
22 24 (14.72%) SAP

Backup Exec
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 51 (31.29%) MS Exchange
2 31 (19.02%) Exchange Server 2010
3 29 (17.79%) SharePoint
4 18 (11.04%) Exchange Server 2013
5 17 (10.43%) BizTalk Server
6 13 (7.98%) IIS
7 12 (7.36%) Lync
8 11 (6.75%) Exchange Server 2007
8 11 (6.75%) Exchange Server 2003
9 7 (4.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (3.07%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (2.45%) Lotus Domino
12 3 (1.84%) IBM Notes
13 2 (1.23%) TPMS
13 2 (1.23%) Moodle
14 1 (0.61%) Apache
14 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
14 1 (0.61%) WebSphere
14 1 (0.61%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 38 (23.31%) MS Excel
2 29 (17.79%) MS Office
3 3 (1.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 21 (12.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (6.75%) SAP CRM
3 2 (1.23%) SAP CCM
3 2 (1.23%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.75%) Office 365
2 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 60 (36.81%) SAN
2 39 (23.93%) DNS
3 30 (18.40%) Firewall
3 30 (18.40%) DHCP
4 28 (17.18%) VPN
5 18 (11.04%) WAN
6 17 (10.43%) LAN
7 16 (9.82%) NAS
8 10 (6.13%) TCP/IP
9 8 (4.91%) Wireless
9 8 (4.91%) Cisco IOS
10 7 (4.29%) VLAN
11 5 (3.07%) Internet
12 4 (2.45%) Fibre Channel
12 4 (2.45%) iSCSI
12 4 (2.45%) SSL
13 3 (1.84%) DMZ
13 3 (1.84%) VoIP
13 3 (1.84%) Cisco ASA
13 3 (1.84%) FirePass
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.20%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (1.23%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.61%) ClearCase
1 1 (0.61%) StarTeam
General
1 14 (8.59%) Finance
2 4 (2.45%) Financial Institution
2 4 (2.45%) Legal
3 3 (1.84%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.23%) Law
4 2 (1.23%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.61%) Local Government
5 1 (0.61%) Dutch Language
5 1 (0.61%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 44 (26.99%) Analyst
2 32 (19.63%) Support Engineer
3 29 (17.79%) Support Analyst
4 22 (13.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 20 (12.27%) 2nd Line Support
6 19 (11.66%) 3rd Line Support
7 18 (11.04%) Systems Engineer
7 18 (11.04%) Operations Engineer
8 10 (6.13%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 10 (6.13%) Service Analyst
9 8 (4.91%) Desktop Support
10 7 (4.29%) Network Engineer
10 7 (4.29%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 7 (4.29%) Desktop Analyst
10 7 (4.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 6 (3.68%) Operations Analyst
11 6 (3.68%) Service Desk Analyst
11 6 (3.68%) Administrator
11 6 (3.68%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 6 (3.68%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.23%) CSS
2 1 (0.61%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (0.61%) Middleware
2 1 (0.61%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.61%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.88%) Blackberry
2 19 (11.66%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.68%) Client/Server
3 6 (3.68%) Clustering
4 5 (3.07%) PKI
4 5 (3.07%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.45%) Replication
5 4 (2.45%) iPhone
5 4 (2.45%) EqualLogic
5 4 (2.45%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.23%) HP StoreVirtual
6 2 (1.23%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.23%) EPoS
6 2 (1.23%) NHS
6 2 (1.23%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.61%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.61%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.61%) iPad
7 1 (0.61%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.61%) EMC VNXe
Operating Systems
1 137 (84.05%) Windows
2 83 (50.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 55 (33.74%) Windows 7
3 55 (33.74%) Windows Server 2003
4 34 (20.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (11.66%) Windows XP
6 11 (6.75%) Android
7 10 (6.13%) Windows 8
8 9 (5.52%) UNIX
9 5 (3.07%) Linux
9 5 (3.07%) Windows Vista
10 4 (2.45%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.23%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (0.61%) AIX
12 1 (0.61%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (27.61%) ITIL
2 23 (14.11%) CRM
3 9 (5.52%) Change Management
3 9 (5.52%) Problem Management
4 8 (4.91%) Incident Management
4 8 (4.91%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (4.29%) Service Management
6 6 (3.68%) Migration
7 5 (3.07%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (2.45%) Data Protection
8 4 (2.45%) Information Security
8 4 (2.45%) ITSM
8 4 (2.45%) Process Management
8 4 (2.45%) Security Patching
9 3 (1.84%) E-Commerce
9 3 (1.84%) Security Management
9 3 (1.84%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (1.84%) Kalman Filter
10 2 (1.23%) Network Management
10 2 (1.23%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 48 (29.45%) SQL
2 4 (2.45%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.61%) C
Qualifications
1 33 (20.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (9.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 16 (9.82%) MCSE
2 16 (9.82%) Security Cleared
3 15 (9.20%) MCITP
4 12 (7.36%) SC Cleared
5 11 (6.75%) CCNA
5 11 (6.75%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (5.52%) MCP
7 8 (4.91%) MCSA
8 7 (4.29%) CCA
8 7 (4.29%) Citrix Certification
9 6 (3.68%) MCTS
9 6 (3.68%) Degree
10 4 (2.45%) HND
11 3 (1.84%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (1.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (1.23%) VCP5
12 2 (1.23%) DV Cleared
12 2 (1.23%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (19.63%) SLA
System Software
1 83 (50.92%) Active Directory
2 48 (29.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (15.34%) vSphere
4 23 (14.11%) Xen
5 22 (13.50%) Hyper-V
6 17 (10.43%) XenApp
7 12 (7.36%) VMware ESX
8 7 (4.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 7 (4.29%) XenDesktop
9 4 (2.45%) Terminal Services
10 3 (1.84%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (1.23%) NFS
11 2 (1.23%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (1.23%) XenServer
12 1 (0.61%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.61%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.61%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.61%) MetaFrame
12 1 (0.61%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 31 (19.02%) SCCM
2 19 (11.66%) NetBackup
3 17 (10.43%) SCOM
3 17 (10.43%) Norton AntiVirus
4 16 (9.82%) WSUS
5 8 (4.91%) AirWatch
6 6 (3.68%) Tivoli
7 5 (3.07%) Control-M
8 4 (2.45%) MIMEsweeper
8 4 (2.45%) SCVMM
8 4 (2.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 3 (1.84%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 3 (1.84%) ARCserve
10 2 (1.23%) MAILsweeper
10 2 (1.23%) Nagios
10 2 (1.23%) SCDPM
10 2 (1.23%) CA Spectrum
10 2 (1.23%) WhatsUp Gold
10 2 (1.23%) vMotion
10 2 (1.23%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 95 (58.28%) Symantec
1 95 (58.28%) VMware
2 80 (49.08%) Microsoft
3 77 (47.24%) Citrix
4 44 (26.99%) HP
5 39 (23.93%) Cisco
6 24 (14.72%) SAP
7 23 (14.11%) Sophos
8 21 (12.88%) Hitachi
9 15 (9.20%) Veritas
10 14 (8.59%) McAfee
11 12 (7.36%) Veeam
12 11 (6.75%) NetApp
12 11 (6.75%) Apple
12 11 (6.75%) Dell
13 9 (5.52%) CheckPoint
13 9 (5.52%) Mitel
14 8 (4.91%) Websense
15 7 (4.29%) EMC
16 5 (3.07%) Oracle
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