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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Symantec Backup Exec
Rank 368 351 310
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -41
Contract jobs citing Backup Exec 31 33 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.15% 0.31%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.82% 2.26% 5.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 34
Average daily rate
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£355 £220 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.36% -25.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £109 £202 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £368 £354
UK excluding London average daily rate £230 £290 £256
% change year-on-year
-20.68% +13.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 6
Average hourly rate £25.00 £15.00 £23.14
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -35.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.80 £15.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £15.00 £25.07
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £15.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+48.33% -21.05%
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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
1705 1459 1216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.03% 6.71% 6.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1174 954 819
Average daily rate £450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £343 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.02% -2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 25 28
Average hourly rate £18.70 £15.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.66% -21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.45 £12.00 £13.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £34.75 £27.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 27 February 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Backup Exec across the London region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Backup Exec Hourly Rate Histogram 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 27 February 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
Croydon - 6 £450 -
City of London +18 4 £310 +40.90% 1
Bromley - 1 £118 -
Southwark - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Feltham - - - -
Wembley - - - - 1
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Backup Exec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 70 (84.34%) Windows
2 54 (65.06%) Active Directory
3 48 (57.83%) VMware
4 45 (54.22%) Symantec
5 38 (45.78%) VMware Infrastructure
6 37 (44.58%) MS Exchange
7 36 (43.37%) SAN
8 32 (38.55%) HP
9 31 (37.35%) Microsoft
10 30 (36.14%) Firewall
10 30 (36.14%) Exchange Server 2010
11 29 (34.94%) Windows Server 2008
12 28 (33.73%) DNS
13 27 (32.53%) Cisco
14 26 (31.33%) Citrix
14 26 (31.33%) Windows Server 2003
15 25 (30.12%) DHCP
16 23 (27.71%) NetApp
17 22 (26.51%) Replication
18 21 (25.30%) TCP/IP
19 20 (24.10%) VMware ESX
20 19 (22.89%) VPN
20 19 (22.89%) SQL Server
21 18 (21.69%) NetBackup
22 17 (20.48%) Windows 7
23 16 (19.28%) XenApp
24 15 (18.07%) Windows Server 2012
25 14 (16.87%) iSCSI
25 14 (16.87%) Clustering
25 14 (16.87%) ITIL

Backup Exec
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 37 (44.58%) MS Exchange
2 30 (36.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (13.25%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (12.05%) IIS
5 9 (10.84%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (7.23%) Tomcat
7 5 (6.02%) SharePoint
7 5 (6.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (3.61%) WebSphere
8 3 (3.61%) Lync
9 1 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2000
9 1 (1.20%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (8.43%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.23%) MS Office
3 2 (2.41%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.41%) 3ds Max
4 1 (1.20%) PrintSoft PReS
4 1 (1.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.61%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.20%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (1.20%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 36 (43.37%) SAN
2 30 (36.14%) Firewall
3 28 (33.73%) DNS
4 25 (30.12%) DHCP
5 21 (25.30%) TCP/IP
6 19 (22.89%) VPN
7 14 (16.87%) WAN
7 14 (16.87%) iSCSI
8 13 (15.66%) Fibre Channel
9 12 (14.46%) LAN
10 11 (13.25%) VLAN
11 7 (8.43%) NAS
12 6 (7.23%) Cisco IOS
12 6 (7.23%) VoIP
12 6 (7.23%) FTP
13 5 (6.02%) Network Security
14 4 (4.82%) Wireless
15 3 (3.61%) MPLS
15 3 (3.61%) SSL
16 2 (2.41%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (22.89%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.84%) SQL Server 2005
2 9 (10.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.82%) MySQL
4 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 10 (12.05%) Finance
2 4 (4.82%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.61%) Banking
4 2 (2.41%) Retail
4 2 (2.41%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 22 (26.51%) Analyst
2 17 (20.48%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 13 (15.66%) 3rd Line Support
4 12 (14.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (8.43%) Support Engineer
6 6 (7.23%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (7.23%) Network Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) Technical Support
7 5 (6.02%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (3.61%) Desktop Support
9 3 (3.61%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 3 (3.61%) Support Technician
9 3 (3.61%) Administrator
9 3 (3.61%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (3.61%) UNIX Engineer
9 3 (3.61%) IT Support
9 3 (3.61%) Data Centre Specialist
9 3 (3.61%) UNIX Systems Engineer
9 3 (3.61%) Senior UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.82%) LAMP
2 2 (2.41%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.20%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (26.51%) Replication
2 14 (16.87%) Clustering
3 10 (12.05%) Blackberry
4 6 (7.23%) iPad
5 5 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (6.02%) iPhone
6 3 (3.61%) CLARiiON
7 2 (2.41%) Hedge funds
7 2 (2.41%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (2.41%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (1.20%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 70 (84.34%) Windows
2 29 (34.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (31.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (20.48%) Windows 7
5 15 (18.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (16.87%) Windows XP
7 12 (14.46%) UNIX
8 9 (10.84%) Linux
8 9 (10.84%) Windows 8
9 7 (8.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (3.61%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (16.87%) ITIL
2 9 (10.84%) Capacity Management
3 7 (8.43%) Project Management
4 6 (7.23%) Service Management
4 6 (7.23%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (7.23%) Performance Monitoring
5 5 (6.02%) Incident Management
6 4 (4.82%) Service Delivery
6 4 (4.82%) Problem Management
7 3 (3.61%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (3.61%) Change Management
7 3 (3.61%) Business Continuity
7 3 (3.61%) Migration
8 2 (2.41%) Project Planning
8 2 (2.41%) E-Commerce
8 2 (2.41%) Configuration Management
8 2 (2.41%) Server Monitoring
8 2 (2.41%) Performance Management
8 2 (2.41%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (2.41%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.05%) SQL
2 7 (8.43%) PowerShell
3 4 (4.82%) C
4 2 (2.41%) VBScript
5 1 (1.20%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (15.66%) Microsoft Certification
1 13 (15.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 12 (14.46%) MCITP
3 10 (12.05%) CCNA
3 10 (12.05%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (10.84%) MCSE
5 5 (6.02%) RHCE
5 5 (6.02%) RHCT
5 5 (6.02%) Security Cleared
6 4 (4.82%) VCP4
7 3 (3.61%) NCDA
7 3 (3.61%) VCP5
7 3 (3.61%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (3.61%) Degree
7 3 (3.61%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.41%) Network+ Certification
8 2 (2.41%) A+ Certification
9 1 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (1.20%) MCSA
9 1 (1.20%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.41%) SLA
System Software
1 54 (65.06%) Active Directory
2 38 (45.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (24.10%) VMware ESX
4 16 (19.28%) XenApp
5 12 (14.46%) NFS
6 8 (9.64%) vSphere
6 8 (9.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 6 (7.23%) Hyper-V
8 3 (3.61%) vCloud
8 3 (3.61%) Xen
9 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (2.41%) Terminal Services
9 2 (2.41%) ISA Server
9 2 (2.41%) UAG
10 1 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (1.20%) Firmware
10 1 (1.20%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 18 (21.69%) NetBackup
2 12 (14.46%) MIMEsweeper
2 12 (14.46%) MAILsweeper
3 11 (13.25%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (7.23%) ARCserve
4 6 (7.23%) SCOM
4 6 (7.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (3.61%) SCDPM
5 3 (3.61%) WSUS
5 3 (3.61%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (3.61%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (3.61%) HP SIM
5 3 (3.61%) Legato
6 2 (2.41%) Tivoli
6 2 (2.41%) Control-M
6 2 (2.41%) Puppet
6 2 (2.41%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
7 1 (1.20%) FortiGate
7 1 (1.20%) ZABBIX
7 1 (1.20%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 48 (57.83%) VMware
2 45 (54.22%) Symantec
3 32 (38.55%) HP
4 31 (37.35%) Microsoft
5 27 (32.53%) Cisco
6 26 (31.33%) Citrix
7 23 (27.71%) NetApp
8 13 (15.66%) Veeam
9 11 (13.25%) Dell
10 9 (10.84%) IBM
11 7 (8.43%) EMC
11 7 (8.43%) CA
12 6 (7.23%) BMC
12 6 (7.23%) Oracle
12 6 (7.23%) McAfee
12 6 (7.23%) Altiris
12 6 (7.23%) Kaspersky
13 5 (6.02%) SonicWALL
13 5 (6.02%) Sophos
13 5 (6.02%) Clearswift