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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Symantec Backup Exec
Rank 383 379 367
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -12
Contract jobs citing Backup Exec 17 39 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.075% 0.17% 0.19%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.99% 2.20% 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 24
Average daily rate
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£300 £413 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +16.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £288 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £300 £250
% change year-on-year
-41.66% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Average hourly rate - £25.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +100.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £13.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.26% -27.77%
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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
1714 1775 1411
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.58% 7.60% 6.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1186 1209 934
Average daily rate £450 £425 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 23 41
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £14.20 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.10 £33.40 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-3.88% +5.00%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +12 4 £420 +90.90% 3
Croydon -12 1 £550 -
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Backup Exec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 37 (77.08%) Windows
2 29 (60.42%) Symantec
3 28 (58.33%) Active Directory
4 22 (45.83%) VMware
5 18 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 17 (35.42%) Cisco
7 16 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
8 15 (31.25%) MS Exchange
8 15 (31.25%) Firewall
9 14 (29.17%) Blackberry
9 14 (29.17%) NetBackup
9 14 (29.17%) VPN
9 14 (29.17%) HP
10 13 (27.08%) SAN
10 13 (27.08%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (25.00%) DNS
11 12 (25.00%) Windows 7
12 11 (22.92%) NetApp
13 10 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2010
13 10 (20.83%) Hyper-V
13 10 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
14 9 (18.75%) Citrix
14 9 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
15 8 (16.67%) TCP/IP
15 8 (16.67%) DHCP
15 8 (16.67%) Windows XP
15 8 (16.67%) iPhone
15 8 (16.67%) vSphere
15 8 (16.67%) Cisco IOS

Backup Exec
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 15 (31.25%) MS Exchange
2 10 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 4 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (8.33%) Lync
4 3 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (4.17%) IIS
5 2 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 7 (14.58%) MS Office
2 5 (10.42%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.17%) 3ds Max
4 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.08%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (31.25%) Firewall
2 14 (29.17%) VPN
3 13 (27.08%) SAN
4 12 (25.00%) DNS
5 8 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 8 (16.67%) DHCP
5 8 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
6 7 (14.58%) LAN
6 7 (14.58%) WAN
7 6 (12.50%) iSCSI
7 6 (12.50%) VLAN
7 6 (12.50%) NAS
8 5 (10.42%) Fibre Channel
9 4 (8.33%) Network Security
10 3 (6.25%) FirePass
10 3 (6.25%) Wireless
11 1 (2.08%) LDAP
11 1 (2.08%) ADSL
11 1 (2.08%) VoIP
11 1 (2.08%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.58%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 7 (14.58%) Finance
2 5 (10.42%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.08%) Law
3 1 (2.08%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (31.25%) Analyst
2 7 (14.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (14.58%) Support Engineer
3 6 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 6 (12.50%) Operations Analyst
4 5 (10.42%) Computer Operator
4 5 (10.42%) Technical Support
5 4 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (8.33%) Desktop Support
6 3 (6.25%) Data Centre Specialist
6 3 (6.25%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Technical Support Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Desktop Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Administrator
7 2 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) Web Services
1 1 (2.08%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (29.17%) Blackberry
2 8 (16.67%) iPhone
3 6 (12.50%) Replication
3 6 (12.50%) iPad
3 6 (12.50%) Data Centre
4 5 (10.42%) Hedge funds
4 5 (10.42%) Clustering
5 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (6.25%) CLARiiON
7 1 (2.08%) EqualLogic
7 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 37 (77.08%) Windows
2 16 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (27.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 10 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (16.67%) Windows XP
7 7 (14.58%) UNIX
8 4 (8.33%) Linux
8 4 (8.33%) Windows 8
9 2 (4.17%) Android
9 2 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (2.08%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (12.50%) Problem Management
2 4 (8.33%) Security Management
2 4 (8.33%) ITIL
2 4 (8.33%) Data Protection
3 3 (6.25%) Migration
4 2 (4.17%) Change Management
4 2 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.08%) Line Management
5 1 (2.08%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (2.08%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (2.08%) Server Monitoring
5 1 (2.08%) Software Deployment
5 1 (2.08%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (2.08%) Capacity Management
5 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.08%) E-Commerce
5 1 (2.08%) Project Management
5 1 (2.08%) Service Management
5 1 (2.08%) Business Continuity
5 1 (2.08%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.33%) C
1 4 (8.33%) SQL
2 3 (6.25%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.17%) VBScript
4 1 (2.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (12.50%) MCITP
3 5 (10.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 4 (8.33%) Security Cleared
5 3 (6.25%) VCP5
5 3 (6.25%) VCP4
5 3 (6.25%) MCSE
6 2 (4.17%) Network+ Certification
6 2 (4.17%) MCP
6 2 (4.17%) A+ Certification
6 2 (4.17%) CCNA
6 2 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (2.08%) Degree
7 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (2.08%) MCSA
7 1 (2.08%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 15 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (20.83%) Hyper-V
4 8 (16.67%) vSphere
5 6 (12.50%) VMware ESX
5 6 (12.50%) XenApp
6 4 (8.33%) Xen
7 3 (6.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (6.25%) NFS
8 2 (4.17%) Terminal Services
8 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (2.08%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (2.08%) VMware Server
9 1 (2.08%) vCloud
9 1 (2.08%) UAG
9 1 (2.08%) ISA Server
9 1 (2.08%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 14 (29.17%) NetBackup
2 5 (10.42%) Tivoli
2 5 (10.42%) Control-M
3 4 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (8.33%) Legato
3 4 (8.33%) SCCM
4 3 (6.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (6.25%) SCDPM
4 3 (6.25%) vMotion
4 3 (6.25%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (6.25%) MIMEsweeper
4 3 (6.25%) MAILsweeper
5 2 (4.17%) ARCserve
5 2 (4.17%) AirWatch
6 1 (2.08%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 1 (2.08%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (2.08%) SCOM
6 1 (2.08%) HP SIM
6 1 (2.08%) Data Guard
6 1 (2.08%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 29 (60.42%) Symantec
2 22 (45.83%) VMware
3 18 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 17 (35.42%) Cisco
5 14 (29.17%) HP
6 11 (22.92%) NetApp
7 9 (18.75%) Citrix
8 6 (12.50%) Dell
8 6 (12.50%) EMC
9 5 (10.42%) Veritas
9 5 (10.42%) Oracle
10 4 (8.33%) CheckPoint
10 4 (8.33%) IBM
10 4 (8.33%) 3PAR
11 3 (6.25%) Stonesoft
11 3 (6.25%) Fujitsu
11 3 (6.25%) F5
11 3 (6.25%) Veeam
11 3 (6.25%) CommVault
11 3 (6.25%) McAfee