The table below looks at the statistics for Backup Exec skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Backup Exec over the 3 months to 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec Backup Exec
Rank 366 385 359
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -26
Contract jobs citing Backup Exec 63 40 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.26% 0.16% 0.19%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.18% 2.47% 2.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 21 34
Average daily rate
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£323 £313 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.20% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £200 £117
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £195 £275
% change year-on-year
+58.97% -29.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £22.00 £16.25 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.38% -13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.75 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-19.54% +38.09%
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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 London region.

Systems Management Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
1982 1621 1646
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.10% 6.55% 6.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1316 1104 1028
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 33 45
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £15.66 £13.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £49.00 £40.58
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +28.76%

Backup Exec
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Backup Exec across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

Backup Exec Jobs Demand Trend in London

Backup Exec
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Backup Exec across the London region.

Backup Exec Daily Rate Trend in London

Backup Exec
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Backup Exec across the London region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Backup Exec Daily Rate Histogram in London

Backup Exec
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Backup Exec across the London region.

Backup Exec Hourly Rate Trend in London

Backup Exec
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 18 September 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
City of London +23 13 £330 -9.89%
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £275 -
Wimbledon - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Croydon - - - -
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Backup Exec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 90 (79.65%) Windows
2 87 (76.99%) Active Directory
3 65 (57.52%) MS Exchange
3 65 (57.52%) VMware
4 59 (52.21%) Microsoft
5 52 (46.02%) Exchange Server 2010
6 50 (44.25%) VMware Infrastructure
7 49 (43.36%) Citrix
8 48 (42.48%) DNS
9 45 (39.82%) Symantec
9 45 (39.82%) SAN
10 44 (38.94%) HP
11 43 (38.05%) DHCP
12 34 (30.09%) XenApp
13 33 (29.20%) Firewall
14 32 (28.32%) Windows Server 2008
15 31 (27.43%) Windows Server 2003
16 28 (24.78%) Windows XP
17 27 (23.89%) VPN
17 27 (23.89%) Microsoft Certification
18 26 (23.01%) IBM
18 26 (23.01%) Finance
18 26 (23.01%) Replication
19 25 (22.12%) ITIL
19 25 (22.12%) SQL
20 24 (21.24%) SQL Server
20 24 (21.24%) UNIX
20 24 (21.24%) Cisco
21 23 (20.35%) Veritas
21 23 (20.35%) VMware ESX

Backup Exec
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 65 (57.52%) MS Exchange
2 52 (46.02%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (18.58%) Exchange Server 2007
4 17 (15.04%) SharePoint
5 16 (14.16%) Exchange Server 2003
6 14 (12.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 9 (7.96%) IIS
8 8 (7.08%) Tomcat
8 8 (7.08%) WebSphere
8 8 (7.08%) Lync
9 5 (4.42%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (2.65%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.88%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.88%) Apache
11 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2000
11 1 (0.88%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 14 (12.39%) MS Office
1 14 (12.39%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.77%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (7.96%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (42.48%) DNS
2 45 (39.82%) SAN
3 43 (38.05%) DHCP
4 33 (29.20%) Firewall
5 27 (23.89%) VPN
6 22 (19.47%) TCP/IP
7 17 (15.04%) Fibre Channel
7 17 (15.04%) iSCSI
8 14 (12.39%) VLAN
9 11 (9.73%) VoIP
10 9 (7.96%) Wireless
10 9 (7.96%) NAS
11 8 (7.08%) Network Security
11 8 (7.08%) WAN
12 7 (6.19%) LAN
13 5 (4.42%) Extranet
14 4 (3.54%) IPv4
14 4 (3.54%) Cisco IOS
15 3 (2.65%) FTP
16 2 (1.77%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (21.24%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.08%) MySQL
3 4 (3.54%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.77%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 26 (23.01%) Finance
2 18 (15.93%) Financial Institution
3 4 (3.54%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.77%) Local Government
5 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 46 (40.71%) Analyst
2 25 (22.12%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 18 (15.93%) Operations Analyst
4 16 (14.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 13 (11.50%) Server Engineer
6 11 (9.73%) 3rd Line Support
7 10 (8.85%) Support Analyst
8 9 (7.96%) Systems Engineer
8 9 (7.96%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 7 (6.19%) Support Engineer
10 6 (5.31%) Computer Operator
11 4 (3.54%) Server Support
11 4 (3.54%) Systems Support
11 4 (3.54%) Senior Systems Engineer
11 4 (3.54%) Architect
11 4 (3.54%) Network Engineer
11 4 (3.54%) Infrastructure Architect
11 4 (3.54%) Senior Server Engineer
11 4 (3.54%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 4 (3.54%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.42%) LAMP
2 2 (1.77%) .NET
2 2 (1.77%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.88%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 26 (23.01%) Replication
2 19 (16.81%) Blackberry
3 18 (15.93%) Hedge funds
4 15 (13.27%) Clustering
5 8 (7.08%) SecurID
5 8 (7.08%) VAX
5 8 (7.08%) AS400
6 7 (6.19%) iPhone
7 6 (5.31%) iPad
8 3 (2.65%) Thin Client
8 3 (2.65%) Fat Client
9 2 (1.77%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (1.77%) Device Driver
9 2 (1.77%) Handset
9 2 (1.77%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.88%) Open Source
10 1 (0.88%) HP StorageWorks
10 1 (0.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 90 (79.65%) Windows
2 32 (28.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (27.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 28 (24.78%) Windows XP
5 24 (21.24%) UNIX
6 20 (17.70%) Windows 7
7 17 (15.04%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (10.62%) Linux
9 9 (7.96%) VMS
10 8 (7.08%) Solaris
10 8 (7.08%) Windows 8
11 6 (5.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (1.77%) Android
13 1 (0.88%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.88%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.88%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (22.12%) ITIL
2 10 (8.85%) Problem Management
3 9 (7.96%) Service Management
4 8 (7.08%) Incident Management
5 6 (5.31%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (5.31%) Migration
6 5 (4.42%) Software Deployment
7 4 (3.54%) Data Protection
7 4 (3.54%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (3.54%) Capacity Management
7 4 (3.54%) People Management
7 4 (3.54%) Zachman Framework
7 4 (3.54%) TOGAF
8 3 (2.65%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (1.77%) Document Management
9 2 (1.77%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (1.77%) Service Desk Management
10 1 (0.88%) Business Continuity Planning
10 1 (0.88%) Line Management
10 1 (0.88%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 25 (22.12%) SQL
2 12 (10.62%) PowerShell
3 9 (7.96%) C
4 6 (5.31%) VBScript
5 2 (1.77%) VB
6 1 (0.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 27 (23.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (17.70%) MCITP
3 19 (16.81%) MCSE
4 11 (9.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (6.19%) CCNA
5 7 (6.19%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (6.19%) RHCE
5 7 (6.19%) RHCT
6 6 (5.31%) NCDA
7 5 (4.42%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (3.54%) MCP
9 2 (1.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (15.04%) SLA
System Software
1 87 (76.99%) Active Directory
2 50 (44.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (30.09%) XenApp
4 23 (20.35%) VMware ESX
5 17 (15.04%) NFS
6 14 (12.39%) vSphere
7 12 (10.62%) Hyper-V
8 9 (7.96%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 8 (7.08%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (5.31%) UAG
10 6 (5.31%) ISA Server
11 4 (3.54%) Xen
11 4 (3.54%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.88%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 21 (18.58%) NetBackup
2 19 (16.81%) Tivoli
3 18 (15.93%) Control-M
4 14 (12.39%) MIMEsweeper
4 14 (12.39%) MAILsweeper
5 9 (7.96%) Legato
5 9 (7.96%) Norton AntiVirus
6 8 (7.08%) HP SIM
6 8 (7.08%) OpenView
6 8 (7.08%) Tivoli NetView
6 8 (7.08%) Netcool
6 8 (7.08%) BMC PATROL
6 8 (7.08%) SCCM
7 7 (6.19%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
8 6 (5.31%) WSUS
9 5 (4.42%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 4 (3.54%) SCOM
10 4 (3.54%) Data Guard
10 4 (3.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 3 (2.65%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 65 (57.52%) VMware
2 59 (52.21%) Microsoft
3 49 (43.36%) Citrix
4 45 (39.82%) Symantec
5 44 (38.94%) HP
6 26 (23.01%) IBM
7 24 (21.24%) Cisco
8 23 (20.35%) Veritas
9 19 (16.81%) NetApp
10 14 (12.39%) EMC
10 14 (12.39%) Oracle
11 10 (8.85%) Juniper
12 8 (7.08%) Remedy
12 8 (7.08%) Wall Street Systems
12 8 (7.08%) Dell KACE
13 7 (6.19%) Meru Networks
13 7 (6.19%) ScanSafe
13 7 (6.19%) Apple
13 7 (6.19%) Dell
14 5 (4.42%) Avaya
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