The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 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 London 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec Backup Exec
Rank 351 396 349
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -47
Contract jobs citing Backup Exec 55 25 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.23% 0.10% 0.24%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.02% 1.62% 3.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 14 31
Average daily rate
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£281 £319 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -1.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £169 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £371 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £250 £315
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -20.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 6
Average hourly rate £29.50 £34.00 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.23% +49.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.90 £34.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.10 £34.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.13 £25.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-31.50% +42.85%
Systems Management Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
1824 1539 1738
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.76% 6.34% 6.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1178 993 1018
Average daily rate £420 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £288 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 38 47
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.83 £16.15 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £85.88 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-8.81% +25.71%
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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 30 July 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 30 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
City of London +17 11 £225 -17.43% 4
Croydon +4 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 - -
Orpington - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Dagenham - - - -
Bromley - - - - 2
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Backup Exec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 71 (79.78%) Active Directory
2 68 (76.40%) Windows
3 51 (57.30%) MS Exchange
4 47 (52.81%) Microsoft
5 43 (48.31%) VMware
6 37 (41.57%) Symantec
7 36 (40.45%) Exchange Server 2010
8 34 (38.20%) HP
8 34 (38.20%) VMware Infrastructure
9 33 (37.08%) DNS
10 32 (35.96%) Citrix
11 30 (33.71%) SAN
11 30 (33.71%) DHCP
11 30 (33.71%) Windows XP
12 26 (29.21%) VPN
12 26 (29.21%) Firewall
12 26 (29.21%) Windows Server 2003
12 26 (29.21%) Windows Server 2008
13 22 (24.72%) XenApp
14 21 (23.60%) Windows 7
15 20 (22.47%) Blackberry
15 20 (22.47%) Cisco
15 20 (22.47%) IBM
15 20 (22.47%) SQL Server
16 19 (21.35%) Microsoft Certification
16 19 (21.35%) Exchange Server 2003
17 18 (20.22%) ITIL
17 18 (20.22%) UNIX
18 17 (19.10%) SharePoint
18 17 (19.10%) Veritas

Backup Exec
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 51 (57.30%) MS Exchange
2 36 (40.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (21.35%) Exchange Server 2003
4 17 (19.10%) SharePoint
5 16 (17.98%) Exchange Server 2007
6 11 (12.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 6 (6.74%) Lync
8 5 (5.62%) WebSphere
8 5 (5.62%) Tomcat
9 4 (4.49%) IIS
9 4 (4.49%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (3.37%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (1.12%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 5.5
11 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2000
11 1 (1.12%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 13 (14.61%) MS Office
2 10 (11.24%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.25%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (6.74%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (37.08%) DNS
2 30 (33.71%) SAN
2 30 (33.71%) DHCP
3 26 (29.21%) VPN
3 26 (29.21%) Firewall
4 15 (16.85%) VoIP
5 13 (14.61%) TCP/IP
6 10 (11.24%) Wireless
7 9 (10.11%) VLAN
8 8 (8.99%) LAN
9 7 (7.87%) iSCSI
9 7 (7.87%) NAS
9 7 (7.87%) WAN
10 6 (6.74%) Fibre Channel
10 6 (6.74%) Cisco IOS
10 6 (6.74%) Network Security
11 3 (3.37%) Internet
11 3 (3.37%) Extranet
11 3 (3.37%) IPv4
12 1 (1.12%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (22.47%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.87%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (5.62%) MySQL
4 3 (3.37%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.37%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 17 (19.10%) Finance
2 15 (16.85%) Financial Institution
3 3 (3.37%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.25%) Local Government
5 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 35 (39.33%) Analyst
2 19 (21.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 15 (16.85%) Operations Analyst
4 13 (14.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (11.24%) Server Engineer
6 8 (8.99%) Systems Engineer
6 8 (8.99%) Support Analyst
6 8 (8.99%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 7 (7.87%) 3rd Line Support
8 6 (6.74%) Support Engineer
9 5 (5.62%) Infrastructure Architect
9 5 (5.62%) Architect
10 4 (4.49%) Systems Support
10 4 (4.49%) Computer Operator
10 4 (4.49%) Network Engineer
11 3 (3.37%) Senior Server Engineer
11 3 (3.37%) Systems Support Analyst
11 3 (3.37%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
11 3 (3.37%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 3 (3.37%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.25%) ASP.NET
1 2 (2.25%) .NET
1 2 (2.25%) LAMP
2 1 (1.12%) COM
2 1 (1.12%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (22.47%) Blackberry
2 15 (16.85%) Hedge funds
3 14 (15.73%) Replication
4 9 (10.11%) iPhone
5 8 (8.99%) AS400
5 8 (8.99%) SecurID
5 8 (8.99%) VAX
6 7 (7.87%) iPad
7 5 (5.62%) Clustering
8 3 (3.37%) Fat Client
8 3 (3.37%) Thin Client
9 2 (2.25%) Device Driver
10 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
10 1 (1.12%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (1.12%) HP StorageWorks
10 1 (1.12%) Open Source
10 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
10 1 (1.12%) Handset
10 1 (1.12%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 68 (76.40%) Windows
2 30 (33.71%) Windows XP
3 26 (29.21%) Windows Server 2003
3 26 (29.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (23.60%) Windows 7
5 18 (20.22%) UNIX
6 13 (14.61%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (10.11%) Linux
8 8 (8.99%) Solaris
8 8 (8.99%) VMS
9 6 (6.74%) Windows 8
10 3 (3.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (2.25%) Android
12 1 (1.12%) Windows Vista
12 1 (1.12%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (1.12%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (20.22%) ITIL
2 8 (8.99%) Service Management
3 7 (7.87%) Problem Management
4 5 (5.62%) Migration
4 5 (5.62%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (4.49%) Data Protection
5 4 (4.49%) Zachman Framework
5 4 (4.49%) TOGAF
6 3 (3.37%) Incident Management
6 3 (3.37%) Software Deployment
6 3 (3.37%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (2.25%) Service Delivery
7 2 (2.25%) Project Management
7 2 (2.25%) Service Desk Management
7 2 (2.25%) Document Management
8 1 (1.12%) Data Migration
8 1 (1.12%) Network Design
8 1 (1.12%) Business Continuity
8 1 (1.12%) Business Continuity Planning
8 1 (1.12%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (16.85%) SQL
2 8 (8.99%) C
2 8 (8.99%) PowerShell
3 6 (6.74%) VBScript
4 2 (2.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (21.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (15.73%) MCITP
3 11 (12.36%) MCSE
4 3 (3.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (3.37%) NCDA
4 3 (3.37%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.37%) MCP
5 2 (2.25%) CCNA
5 2 (2.25%) RHCE
5 2 (2.25%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.25%) RHCT
6 1 (1.12%) Degree
6 1 (1.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.12%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (15.73%) SLA
System Software
1 71 (79.78%) Active Directory
2 34 (38.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (24.72%) XenApp
4 12 (13.48%) vSphere
5 11 (12.36%) Hyper-V
6 9 (10.11%) VMware ESX
7 6 (6.74%) NFS
7 6 (6.74%) ISA Server
8 5 (5.62%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 5 (5.62%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (4.49%) UAG
9 4 (4.49%) Xen
9 4 (4.49%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (1.12%) XenDesktop
10 1 (1.12%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 16 (17.98%) NetBackup
1 16 (17.98%) Tivoli
2 15 (16.85%) Control-M
3 8 (8.99%) OpenView
3 8 (8.99%) Netcool
3 8 (8.99%) BMC PATROL
3 8 (8.99%) Tivoli NetView
3 8 (8.99%) Legato
3 8 (8.99%) HP SIM
3 8 (8.99%) SCCM
4 5 (5.62%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 5 (5.62%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (4.49%) MIMEsweeper
5 4 (4.49%) MAILsweeper
5 4 (4.49%) Data Guard
6 3 (3.37%) SCOM
6 3 (3.37%) FortiGate
7 2 (2.25%) AppManager
7 2 (2.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (2.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 47 (52.81%) Microsoft
2 43 (48.31%) VMware
3 37 (41.57%) Symantec
4 34 (38.20%) HP
5 32 (35.96%) Citrix
6 20 (22.47%) Cisco
6 20 (22.47%) IBM
7 17 (19.10%) Veritas
8 13 (14.61%) EMC
9 10 (11.24%) Juniper
10 8 (8.99%) Oracle
10 8 (8.99%) Remedy
10 8 (8.99%) Wall Street Systems
11 7 (7.87%) Meru Networks
11 7 (7.87%) Apple
11 7 (7.87%) NetApp
12 6 (6.74%) ScanSafe
12 6 (6.74%) Dell KACE
13 5 (5.62%) SolarWinds
14 4 (4.49%) Avaya
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