The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the England region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec Backup Exec
Rank 424 456 419
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -37
Contract jobs citing Backup Exec 139 98 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.28% 0.21% 0.27%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.70% 2.85% 4.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 51 79
Average daily rate
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£295 £255 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.68% -19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £107 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £390 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £280 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.35% -10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 16
Average hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.00% +35.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £19.50 £16.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £34.00 £24.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.13 £25.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year
-31.50% +40.84%
Systems Management Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
3753 3436 3511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.61% 7.37% 6.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2205 1953 1841
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 158 160
Average hourly rate £18.75 £22.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +21.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.51 £42.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-6.69% +22.85%
Backup Exec
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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 July 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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 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 +26 54 £281 -11.76% 14
North West +11 24 £300 +76.47% 5
South East -17 20 £210 -32.80% 8
East of England -22 15 £200 -11.11%
South West -24 12 £300 +114.28% 5
West Midlands -9 5 £320 +6.66% 2
East Midlands -4 3 - - 6
Yorkshire -7 3 £320 +199.06% 5
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Backup Exec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 194 (85.46%) Windows
2 132 (58.15%) MS Exchange
3 131 (57.71%) VMware
4 130 (57.27%) Active Directory
5 126 (55.51%) Microsoft
6 115 (50.66%) Windows Server 2008
7 105 (46.26%) Symantec
8 97 (42.73%) VMware Infrastructure
9 88 (38.77%) Citrix
10 86 (37.89%) Exchange Server 2010
11 84 (37.00%) Windows Server 2003
12 82 (36.12%) SAN
13 75 (33.04%) HP
14 69 (30.40%) Cisco
15 68 (29.96%) DNS
16 67 (29.52%) Windows XP
17 65 (28.63%) Exchange Server 2003
18 64 (28.19%) DHCP
18 64 (28.19%) Microsoft Certification
18 64 (28.19%) Windows 7
19 63 (27.75%) Hyper-V
19 63 (27.75%) ITIL
20 57 (25.11%) Firewall
21 53 (23.35%) XenApp
22 44 (19.38%) Exchange Server 2007
22 44 (19.38%) SharePoint
23 41 (18.06%) UNIX
23 41 (18.06%) Juniper
24 40 (17.62%) SQL
25 38 (16.74%) MCSE

Backup Exec
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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
1 132 (58.15%) MS Exchange
2 86 (37.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 65 (28.63%) Exchange Server 2003
4 44 (19.38%) Exchange Server 2007
4 44 (19.38%) SharePoint
5 19 (8.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 18 (7.93%) Lync
7 13 (5.73%) Exchange Server 2013
8 11 (4.85%) IIS
9 9 (3.96%) Tomcat
10 6 (2.64%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (2.20%) WebSphere
12 4 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2000
12 4 (1.76%) GlassFish
12 4 (1.76%) Apache
13 3 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
14 2 (0.88%) Lotus Domino
15 1 (0.44%) IBM Notes
15 1 (0.44%) SAS
15 1 (0.44%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 37 (16.30%) MS Office
2 28 (12.33%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.32%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (2.64%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.76%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.44%) BPCS
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.08%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 82 (36.12%) SAN
2 68 (29.96%) DNS
3 64 (28.19%) DHCP
4 57 (25.11%) Firewall
5 30 (13.22%) VPN
6 28 (12.33%) TCP/IP
7 27 (11.89%) Wireless
8 19 (8.37%) LAN
9 18 (7.93%) WAN
10 15 (6.61%) VoIP
11 11 (4.85%) NAS
12 10 (4.41%) VLAN
13 9 (3.96%) IPsec
14 8 (3.52%) iSCSI
15 7 (3.08%) Network Security
16 6 (2.64%) Cisco IOS
16 6 (2.64%) Fibre Channel
17 5 (2.20%) SSL
18 4 (1.76%) LDAP
19 3 (1.32%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (11.45%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.08%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (2.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (2.20%) MySQL
4 4 (1.76%) Oracle Database
4 4 (1.76%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (0.44%) JIRA
General
1 18 (7.93%) Finance
2 15 (6.61%) Financial Institution
3 4 (1.76%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.32%) Military
5 2 (0.88%) Local Government
5 2 (0.88%) Publishing
6 1 (0.44%) Back Office
6 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 61 (26.87%) Analyst
2 36 (15.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 32 (14.10%) Support Engineer
4 30 (13.22%) Support Analyst
5 29 (12.78%) Systems Engineer
6 27 (11.89%) 3rd Line Support
6 27 (11.89%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 19 (8.37%) Systems Support
8 18 (7.93%) Consultant
9 16 (7.05%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
10 15 (6.61%) Operations Analyst
10 15 (6.61%) Administrator
11 14 (6.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 12 (5.29%) 2nd Line Support
12 12 (5.29%) Systems Analyst
12 12 (5.29%) Architect
13 11 (4.85%) Systems Administrator
13 11 (4.85%) Systems Support Analyst
13 11 (4.85%) Server Engineer
14 10 (4.41%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.76%) SAML
2 2 (0.88%) LAMP
2 2 (0.88%) JSF
2 2 (0.88%) .NET
2 2 (0.88%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.44%) COM
3 1 (0.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 35 (15.42%) Blackberry
2 16 (7.05%) Replication
3 15 (6.61%) Clustering
3 15 (6.61%) Hedge funds
4 11 (4.85%) iPhone
5 8 (3.52%) SecurID
5 8 (3.52%) VAX
5 8 (3.52%) AS400
5 8 (3.52%) iPad
6 6 (2.64%) Open Source
7 4 (1.76%) Fat Client
7 4 (1.76%) PKI
7 4 (1.76%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.76%) Thin Client
8 2 (0.88%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.88%) Device Driver
8 2 (0.88%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.44%) Celerra
9 1 (0.44%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.44%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 194 (85.46%) Windows
2 115 (50.66%) Windows Server 2008
3 84 (37.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 67 (29.52%) Windows XP
5 64 (28.19%) Windows 7
6 41 (18.06%) UNIX
7 35 (15.42%) Linux
8 32 (14.10%) Windows Server 2012
9 19 (8.37%) Windows 8
10 13 (5.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 12 (5.29%) Solaris
12 8 (3.52%) VMS
13 3 (1.32%) Android
14 2 (0.88%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.44%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.44%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (27.75%) ITIL
2 22 (9.69%) Service Management
3 19 (8.37%) Disaster Recovery
4 15 (6.61%) Service Delivery
5 12 (5.29%) Continuous Improvement
6 11 (4.85%) CRM
7 9 (3.96%) ITIL V3
8 8 (3.52%) Problem Management
8 8 (3.52%) Change Management
9 7 (3.08%) PRINCE2
9 7 (3.08%) Migration
9 7 (3.08%) Incident Management
10 6 (2.64%) Change Control
10 6 (2.64%) Business Continuity
11 5 (2.20%) Configuration Management
11 5 (2.20%) Data Protection
12 4 (1.76%) Zachman Framework
12 4 (1.76%) TOGAF
12 4 (1.76%) Identity Management
12 4 (1.76%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 40 (17.62%) SQL
2 22 (9.69%) PowerShell
3 11 (4.85%) C
4 6 (2.64%) VBScript
5 5 (2.20%) Java
5 5 (2.20%) Perl
6 4 (1.76%) PHP
7 3 (1.32%) VB
8 1 (0.44%) Python
8 1 (0.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 64 (28.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 38 (16.74%) MCSE
3 36 (15.86%) Security Cleared
4 33 (14.54%) MCITP
5 26 (11.45%) SC Cleared
6 25 (11.01%) MCP
7 18 (7.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 17 (7.49%) DV Cleared
9 13 (5.73%) Degree
10 9 (3.96%) VCP5
10 9 (3.96%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (2.64%) CCNA
12 5 (2.20%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (1.76%) MCSA
14 3 (1.32%) RHCE
14 3 (1.32%) NCDA
15 2 (0.88%) RHCT
15 2 (0.88%) MCTS
16 1 (0.44%) ACSA
16 1 (0.44%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (8.37%) SLA
2 2 (0.88%) QA
2 2 (0.88%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 130 (57.27%) Active Directory
2 97 (42.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 63 (27.75%) Hyper-V
4 53 (23.35%) XenApp
5 34 (14.98%) VMware ESX
6 26 (11.45%) vSphere
7 13 (5.73%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (4.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 8 (3.52%) Terminal Services
10 7 (3.08%) NFS
10 7 (3.08%) XenDesktop
11 6 (2.64%) ISA Server
12 4 (1.76%) Xen
12 4 (1.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 4 (1.76%) Oracle RAC
12 4 (1.76%) Shibboleth
12 4 (1.76%) UAG
13 3 (1.32%) Forefront TMG
14 2 (0.88%) vCloud
15 1 (0.44%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 30 (13.22%) NetBackup
2 21 (9.25%) SCCM
3 18 (7.93%) Norton AntiVirus
4 16 (7.05%) Tivoli
5 15 (6.61%) Control-M
6 13 (5.73%) SCOM
6 13 (5.73%) McAfee ePO
7 9 (3.96%) HP SIM
8 8 (3.52%) WSUS
8 8 (3.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 8 (3.52%) Tivoli NetView
8 8 (3.52%) OpenView
8 8 (3.52%) Legato
8 8 (3.52%) Netcool
8 8 (3.52%) BMC PATROL
9 5 (2.20%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
10 4 (1.76%) Data Guard
10 4 (1.76%) SCSM
10 4 (1.76%) MOM
10 4 (1.76%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 131 (57.71%) VMware
2 126 (55.51%) Microsoft
3 105 (46.26%) Symantec
4 88 (38.77%) Citrix
5 75 (33.04%) HP
6 69 (30.40%) Cisco
7 41 (18.06%) Juniper
8 28 (12.33%) EMC
9 22 (9.69%) IBM
10 21 (9.25%) Veritas
11 20 (8.81%) Apple
11 20 (8.81%) McAfee
12 19 (8.37%) Oracle
12 19 (8.37%) Meru Networks
13 16 (7.05%) Dell
14 14 (6.17%) Sophos
15 13 (5.73%) Remedy
16 12 (5.29%) Lumension
16 12 (5.29%) Veeam
17 11 (4.85%) NetApp
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