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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec Backup Exec
Rank 358 379 322
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -57
Contract jobs citing Backup Exec 45 38 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.16% 0.32%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.46% 2.24% 5.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 16 39
Average daily rate
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£345 £240 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.75% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £175 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £373 £376
UK excluding London average daily rate £293 £213 £325
% change year-on-year
+37.64% -34.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 10
Average hourly rate £25.00 £16.50 £23.07
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.51% -28.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.94 £23.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-14.05% +32.57%
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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
1830 1693 1300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.04% 7.11% 6.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1303 1184 799
Average daily rate £450 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £297 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £534 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 28 54
Average hourly rate £21.50 £16.50 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.30% -25.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £13.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.11 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £21.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-6.23% -14.68%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +7 6 £345 -13.75% 4
Croydon - 4 - -
Bromley - 1 £110 - 1
Beckenham - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Morden - - - -
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Backup Exec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 88 (83.02%) Windows
2 69 (65.09%) Active Directory
3 58 (54.72%) MS Exchange
4 57 (53.77%) VMware
5 48 (45.28%) Exchange Server 2010
5 48 (45.28%) Symantec
6 42 (39.62%) Microsoft
6 42 (39.62%) VMware Infrastructure
7 37 (34.91%) SAN
8 35 (33.02%) DNS
9 34 (32.08%) HP
10 32 (30.19%) Citrix
10 32 (30.19%) Windows Server 2008
11 31 (29.25%) DHCP
11 31 (29.25%) Windows Server 2003
12 29 (27.36%) Firewall
12 29 (27.36%) Cisco
13 25 (23.58%) ITIL
13 25 (23.58%) NetBackup
14 24 (22.64%) Windows XP
15 23 (21.70%) UNIX
16 22 (20.75%) SQL Server
16 22 (20.75%) Replication
17 21 (19.81%) XenApp
18 20 (18.87%) TCP/IP
18 20 (18.87%) Microsoft Certification
18 20 (18.87%) Finance
19 19 (17.92%) VPN
19 19 (17.92%) Windows 7
19 19 (17.92%) Windows Server 2012

Backup Exec
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 58 (54.72%) MS Exchange
2 48 (45.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (16.04%) Exchange Server 2007
4 12 (11.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 12 (11.32%) Exchange Server 2003
5 11 (10.38%) IIS
5 11 (10.38%) SharePoint
6 6 (5.66%) Tomcat
6 6 (5.66%) Lync
7 3 (2.83%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (2.83%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (2.83%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2000
8 2 (1.89%) Apache
9 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (9.43%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.55%) MS Office
3 1 (0.94%) PrintSoft PReS
3 1 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.83%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.83%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 37 (34.91%) SAN
2 35 (33.02%) DNS
3 31 (29.25%) DHCP
4 29 (27.36%) Firewall
5 20 (18.87%) TCP/IP
6 19 (17.92%) VPN
7 15 (14.15%) WAN
8 12 (11.32%) LAN
8 12 (11.32%) iSCSI
9 11 (10.38%) Fibre Channel
9 11 (10.38%) VoIP
10 10 (9.43%) VLAN
11 7 (6.60%) Wireless
12 6 (5.66%) NAS
12 6 (5.66%) FTP
13 4 (3.77%) Wi-Fi
13 4 (3.77%) MPLS
13 4 (3.77%) SSL
13 4 (3.77%) Cisco IOS
13 4 (3.77%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (20.75%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (6.60%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (3.77%) MySQL
5 3 (2.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 20 (18.87%) Finance
2 11 (10.38%) Financial Institution
3 6 (5.66%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.83%) Banking
5 2 (1.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (31.13%) Analyst
2 19 (17.92%) 3rd Line Support
3 18 (16.98%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 13 (12.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 11 (10.38%) Server Engineer
5 11 (10.38%) Support Engineer
5 11 (10.38%) Operations Analyst
6 9 (8.49%) Systems Engineer
7 8 (7.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (5.66%) Computer Operator
8 6 (5.66%) Server Support
8 6 (5.66%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 6 (5.66%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (4.72%) Technical Support
9 5 (4.72%) Network Engineer
10 4 (3.77%) Support Analyst
10 4 (3.77%) Senior Server Engineer
11 3 (2.83%) Senior UNIX Engineer
11 3 (2.83%) Senior UNIX Systems Engineer
11 3 (2.83%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.77%) LAMP
2 2 (1.89%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.94%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 22 (20.75%) Replication
2 14 (13.21%) Blackberry
3 12 (11.32%) Clustering
4 11 (10.38%) Hedge funds
5 7 (6.60%) iPad
6 5 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (3.77%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (3.77%) iPhone
8 2 (1.89%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (1.89%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.89%) Handset
9 1 (0.94%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.94%) AS400
9 1 (0.94%) SecurID
9 1 (0.94%) VAX
Operating Systems
1 88 (83.02%) Windows
2 32 (30.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (29.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 24 (22.64%) Windows XP
5 23 (21.70%) UNIX
6 19 (17.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (17.92%) Windows 7
7 9 (8.49%) Linux
8 7 (6.60%) Windows 8
9 6 (5.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (3.77%) Solaris
11 2 (1.89%) VMS
12 1 (0.94%) Android
12 1 (0.94%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (23.58%) ITIL
2 15 (14.15%) Service Management
3 12 (11.32%) Problem Management
4 9 (8.49%) Capacity Management
5 8 (7.55%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (6.60%) Project Management
6 7 (6.60%) Incident Management
7 6 (5.66%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (3.77%) Software Deployment
8 4 (3.77%) People Management
8 4 (3.77%) Service Delivery
9 3 (2.83%) Change Management
9 3 (2.83%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (2.83%) Root Cause Analysis
10 2 (1.89%) Project Planning
10 2 (1.89%) Performance Management
10 2 (1.89%) Capacity Planning
10 2 (1.89%) Business Continuity
10 2 (1.89%) Migration
10 2 (1.89%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (16.98%) SQL
2 9 (8.49%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.83%) VBScript
4 1 (0.94%) C
4 1 (0.94%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (18.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (16.04%) MCITP
3 15 (14.15%) MCSE
4 12 (11.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 9 (8.49%) CCNA
5 9 (8.49%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (4.72%) RHCE
6 5 (4.72%) RHCT
6 5 (4.72%) Security Cleared
7 3 (2.83%) NCDA
7 3 (2.83%) SC Cleared
7 3 (2.83%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.89%) MCP
8 2 (1.89%) Degree
8 2 (1.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.49%) SLA
System Software
1 69 (65.09%) Active Directory
2 42 (39.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (19.81%) XenApp
4 19 (17.92%) VMware ESX
5 11 (10.38%) NFS
6 10 (9.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 6 (5.66%) vSphere
7 6 (5.66%) Hyper-V
8 5 (4.72%) UAG
8 5 (4.72%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (3.77%) ISA Server
10 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (1.89%) vCloud
11 1 (0.94%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.94%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 25 (23.58%) NetBackup
2 16 (15.09%) Norton AntiVirus
3 11 (10.38%) Control-M
3 11 (10.38%) Tivoli
4 10 (9.43%) MIMEsweeper
4 10 (9.43%) MAILsweeper
5 8 (7.55%) ARCserve
5 8 (7.55%) SCOM
6 7 (6.60%) WSUS
7 5 (4.72%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
8 4 (3.77%) FortiGate
8 4 (3.77%) McAfee ePO
8 4 (3.77%) HP SIM
8 4 (3.77%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 3 (2.83%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 3 (2.83%) SCCM
10 2 (1.89%) Legato
10 2 (1.89%) Puppet
11 1 (0.94%) ZENworks
11 1 (0.94%) OpenView
Vendors
1 57 (53.77%) VMware
2 48 (45.28%) Symantec
3 42 (39.62%) Microsoft
4 34 (32.08%) HP
5 32 (30.19%) Citrix
6 29 (27.36%) Cisco
7 18 (16.98%) NetApp
8 15 (14.15%) Veritas
9 14 (13.21%) Veeam
10 12 (11.32%) IBM
10 12 (11.32%) Dell
11 9 (8.49%) CA
12 8 (7.55%) Juniper
12 8 (7.55%) Dell KACE
13 7 (6.60%) ScanSafe
13 7 (6.60%) EMC
13 7 (6.60%) McAfee
14 6 (5.66%) Altiris
14 6 (5.66%) Oracle
14 6 (5.66%) BMC