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 31 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Symantec Backup Exec
Rank 391 362 389
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +27
Contract jobs citing Backup Exec 28 60 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.25% 0.15%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.43% 2.98% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 31 18
Average daily rate
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£184 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.75% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £175 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £395 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £230 £295 £213
% change year-on-year
-22.03% +38.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £11.75 £22.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.59% -35.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £17.75 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -10.12%
Backup Exec
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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
1956 2012 1730
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.13% 8.39% 6.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1328 1308 1162
Average daily rate £438 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 37 42
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.48 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.41% -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £11.50 £15.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £27.50 £54.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.15 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -0.45%

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 31 August 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
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 31 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
City of London -10 7 £250 +7.52% 5
Twickenham -3 1 £300 +87.50% 1
Mitcham - 1 - -
Backup Exec
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Backup Exec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 39 (86.67%) Windows
2 33 (73.33%) Active Directory
3 27 (60.00%) Symantec
4 24 (53.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (51.11%) Microsoft
6 19 (42.22%) MS Exchange
7 18 (40.00%) VMware
8 17 (37.78%) Windows Server 2003
8 17 (37.78%) Windows 7
9 16 (35.56%) Windows Server 2012
9 16 (35.56%) Microsoft Certification
9 16 (35.56%) DNS
10 15 (33.33%) Cisco
11 14 (31.11%) VPN
11 14 (31.11%) MS Office
11 14 (31.11%) Blackberry
12 13 (28.89%) DHCP
12 13 (28.89%) Firewall
12 13 (28.89%) Exchange Server 2010
13 12 (26.67%) MS Excel
14 11 (24.44%) Citrix
14 11 (24.44%) vSphere
15 10 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
15 10 (22.22%) HP
15 10 (22.22%) SAN
15 10 (22.22%) WAN
15 10 (22.22%) LAN
16 9 (20.00%) Mitel
16 9 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
16 9 (20.00%) Android

Backup Exec
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 19 (42.22%) MS Exchange
2 13 (28.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (8.89%) SharePoint
6 3 (6.67%) IIS
6 3 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (6.67%) Lync
7 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (2.22%) Apache
8 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (31.11%) MS Office
2 12 (26.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.56%) Office 365
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (35.56%) DNS
2 14 (31.11%) VPN
3 13 (28.89%) DHCP
3 13 (28.89%) Firewall
4 10 (22.22%) LAN
4 10 (22.22%) WAN
4 10 (22.22%) SAN
5 8 (17.78%) TCP/IP
5 8 (17.78%) VLAN
5 8 (17.78%) NAS
6 7 (15.56%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (6.67%) FirePass
8 2 (4.44%) iSCSI
8 2 (4.44%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (4.44%) Wireless
8 2 (4.44%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (2.22%) NetScaler
9 1 (2.22%) IP Telephony
9 1 (2.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (15.56%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Legal
2 3 (6.67%) Financial Institution
3 2 (4.44%) Retail
4 1 (2.22%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.22%) Advertising
4 1 (2.22%) Banking
4 1 (2.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 18 (40.00%) Analyst
2 11 (24.44%) Support Analyst
3 9 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 8 (17.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (17.78%) Desktop Support
5 7 (15.56%) Systems Engineer
5 7 (15.56%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 7 (15.56%) Desktop Analyst
6 5 (11.11%) Operations Analyst
6 5 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (8.89%) Computer Operator
8 3 (6.67%) Technical Support
8 3 (6.67%) Technical Support Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) IT Support
9 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 2 (4.44%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 2 (4.44%) Data Analyst
9 2 (4.44%) Data Centre Analyst
9 2 (4.44%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 14 (31.11%) Blackberry
2 9 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.89%) Data Centre
3 4 (8.89%) iPhone
4 3 (6.67%) EqualLogic
4 3 (6.67%) Hedge funds
4 3 (6.67%) Replication
5 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.22%) iPad
6 1 (2.22%) Clustering
6 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 39 (86.67%) Windows
2 24 (53.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (37.78%) Windows 7
3 17 (37.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (35.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (20.00%) Android
6 5 (11.11%) UNIX
6 5 (11.11%) Windows 8
7 3 (6.67%) Linux
8 2 (4.44%) Windows XP
8 2 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.22%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (2.22%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (2.22%) Solaris
9 1 (2.22%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.78%) Change Management
2 7 (15.56%) ITIL
3 5 (11.11%) Problem Management
4 4 (8.89%) Data Protection
5 3 (6.67%) Security Management
5 3 (6.67%) Migration
6 2 (4.44%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.44%) Asset Management
7 1 (2.22%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.22%) Server Monitoring
7 1 (2.22%) Line Management
7 1 (2.22%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.22%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.22%) Data Security
7 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.22%) CRM
7 1 (2.22%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.22%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.33%) SQL
2 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.22%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (35.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (15.56%) MCITP
3 5 (11.11%) MCSE
4 4 (8.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (6.67%) CCNA
5 3 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (6.67%) Degree
6 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.22%) VCP5
7 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.22%) MCDST
7 1 (2.22%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.56%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (73.33%) Active Directory
2 11 (24.44%) vSphere
3 8 (17.78%) XenApp
4 6 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (13.33%) VMware ESX
5 5 (11.11%) Hyper-V
6 3 (6.67%) XenDesktop
7 2 (4.44%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (4.44%) XenServer
8 1 (2.22%) Xen
8 1 (2.22%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (2.22%) vCloud
8 1 (2.22%) NFS
Systems Management
1 9 (20.00%) SCCM
2 8 (17.78%) AirWatch
3 7 (15.56%) NetBackup
4 4 (8.89%) Tivoli
4 4 (8.89%) Control-M
5 2 (4.44%) MIMEsweeper
6 1 (2.22%) MAILsweeper
6 1 (2.22%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (2.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (2.22%) OpenView
6 1 (2.22%) Legato
6 1 (2.22%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (2.22%) Data Guard
6 1 (2.22%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (2.22%) HP SIM
6 1 (2.22%) Puppet
6 1 (2.22%) vMotion
Vendors
1 27 (60.00%) Symantec
2 23 (51.11%) Microsoft
3 18 (40.00%) VMware
4 15 (33.33%) Cisco
5 11 (24.44%) Citrix
6 10 (22.22%) HP
7 9 (20.00%) Mitel
8 5 (11.11%) Veritas
8 5 (11.11%) Apple
9 4 (8.89%) CheckPoint
9 4 (8.89%) NetApp
9 4 (8.89%) Dell
9 4 (8.89%) EMC
9 4 (8.89%) Websense
10 3 (6.67%) F5
10 3 (6.67%) Stonesoft
11 2 (4.44%) McAfee
11 2 (4.44%) SolarWinds
11 2 (4.44%) 3PAR
11 2 (4.44%) IBM
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