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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Symantec Backup Exec
Rank 379 370 322
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -48
Contract jobs citing Backup Exec 23 34 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.15% 0.28%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.34% 2.15% 4.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 30
Average daily rate
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£400 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £215 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £145 £335 £225
% change year-on-year
-56.71% +48.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Average hourly rate £31.25 £20.00 £17.82
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.25% +12.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.25 £16.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.25 £24.00 £25.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £11.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+75.52% -36.11%
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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
1711 1582 1314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.00% 7.06% 6.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1188 1038 901
Average daily rate £463 £425 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £284 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 29 29
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £14.50 £13.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £37.50 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £24.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-10.41% +14.28%

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 March 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 March 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 March 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
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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 3 - - 2
Bromley - 1 £118 -
Enfield - - - -
Feltham - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Southwark - - - -
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England

Backup Exec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 52 (80.00%) Windows
2 38 (58.46%) Symantec
3 35 (53.85%) VMware
3 35 (53.85%) Active Directory
4 26 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 25 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (38.46%) Microsoft
5 25 (38.46%) SAN
5 25 (38.46%) MS Exchange
6 23 (35.38%) Cisco
6 23 (35.38%) HP
7 22 (33.85%) Firewall
7 22 (33.85%) Windows Server 2003
8 18 (27.69%) NetBackup
8 18 (27.69%) DNS
8 18 (27.69%) Exchange Server 2010
9 16 (24.62%) DHCP
9 16 (24.62%) VPN
10 15 (23.08%) Windows 7
11 14 (21.54%) Windows Server 2012
11 14 (21.54%) TCP/IP
11 14 (21.54%) WAN
11 14 (21.54%) NetApp
12 13 (20.00%) Citrix
12 13 (20.00%) SQL Server
13 12 (18.46%) UNIX
13 12 (18.46%) LAN
13 12 (18.46%) Windows XP
14 11 (16.92%) Replication
14 11 (16.92%) Veeam

Backup Exec
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 25 (38.46%) MS Exchange
2 18 (27.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (13.85%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (10.77%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (9.23%) IIS
6 4 (6.15%) SharePoint
6 4 (6.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (4.62%) Tomcat
8 2 (3.08%) Lync
9 1 (1.54%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 6 (9.23%) MS Office
1 6 (9.23%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.08%) 3ds Max
2 2 (3.08%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.54%) PrintSoft PReS
3 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.54%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.62%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (38.46%) SAN
2 22 (33.85%) Firewall
3 18 (27.69%) DNS
4 16 (24.62%) DHCP
4 16 (24.62%) VPN
5 14 (21.54%) TCP/IP
5 14 (21.54%) WAN
6 12 (18.46%) LAN
7 6 (9.23%) VoIP
7 6 (9.23%) Cisco IOS
7 6 (9.23%) VLAN
8 5 (7.69%) iSCSI
8 5 (7.69%) NAS
9 4 (6.15%) FTP
9 4 (6.15%) Wireless
9 4 (6.15%) Network Security
9 4 (6.15%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (4.62%) MPLS
10 3 (4.62%) SSL
11 2 (3.08%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (9.23%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (7.69%) Finance
2 4 (6.15%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.62%) Banking
4 2 (3.08%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.08%) Retail
5 1 (1.54%) Law
5 1 (1.54%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (23.08%) Analyst
2 9 (13.85%) 3rd Line Support
2 9 (13.85%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 8 (12.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (10.77%) Support Engineer
4 7 (10.77%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (9.23%) Network Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Desktop Support
6 4 (6.15%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Data Centre Specialist
7 3 (4.62%) IT Support
7 3 (4.62%) Senior UNIX Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Senior UNIX Systems Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) UNIX Systems Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Operations Analyst
7 3 (4.62%) UNIX Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Technical Support
7 3 (4.62%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 2 (3.08%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.54%) LAMP
1 1 (1.54%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.92%) Replication
2 10 (15.38%) Blackberry
3 6 (9.23%) iPad
4 5 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (7.69%) iPhone
4 5 (7.69%) Clustering
5 3 (4.62%) CLARiiON
6 2 (3.08%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (3.08%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (3.08%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 52 (80.00%) Windows
2 25 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (33.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (23.08%) Windows 7
5 14 (21.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (18.46%) UNIX
6 12 (18.46%) Windows XP
7 7 (10.77%) Windows 8
8 5 (7.69%) Linux
9 4 (6.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (4.62%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (15.38%) ITIL
2 7 (10.77%) Project Management
3 6 (9.23%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (9.23%) Service Management
3 6 (9.23%) Performance Monitoring
3 6 (9.23%) Capacity Management
4 4 (6.15%) Migration
4 4 (6.15%) Service Delivery
4 4 (6.15%) Problem Management
5 3 (4.62%) Server Monitoring
5 3 (4.62%) Change Management
5 3 (4.62%) Business Continuity
6 2 (3.08%) E-Commerce
6 2 (3.08%) Configuration Management
6 2 (3.08%) Project Planning
6 2 (3.08%) Performance Management
6 2 (3.08%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (1.54%) Software Deployment
7 1 (1.54%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (1.54%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.69%) PowerShell
1 5 (7.69%) SQL
2 3 (4.62%) C
3 2 (3.08%) VBScript
4 1 (1.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (13.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (12.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 7 (10.77%) MCITP
4 6 (9.23%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (9.23%) CCNA
5 5 (7.69%) Security Cleared
5 5 (7.69%) MCSE
6 3 (4.62%) VCP5
6 3 (4.62%) VCP4
6 3 (4.62%) SC Cleared
7 2 (3.08%) A+ Certification
7 2 (3.08%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (1.54%) Degree
8 1 (1.54%) MCP
8 1 (1.54%) MCSA
8 1 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 26 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (13.85%) VMware ESX
4 8 (12.31%) vSphere
5 6 (9.23%) Hyper-V
5 6 (9.23%) XenApp
6 5 (7.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (4.62%) vCloud
7 3 (4.62%) Xen
7 3 (4.62%) NFS
8 2 (3.08%) Terminal Services
8 2 (3.08%) ISA Server
8 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (1.54%) UAG
9 1 (1.54%) VMware Server
9 1 (1.54%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 18 (27.69%) NetBackup
2 9 (13.85%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (9.23%) ARCserve
3 6 (9.23%) SCOM
4 4 (6.15%) Legato
5 3 (4.62%) HP SIM
5 3 (4.62%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (4.62%) SCDPM
5 3 (4.62%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (4.62%) vMotion
5 3 (4.62%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (4.62%) MIMEsweeper
5 3 (4.62%) MAILsweeper
6 2 (3.08%) Tivoli
6 2 (3.08%) Control-M
6 2 (3.08%) Puppet
7 1 (1.54%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
7 1 (1.54%) FortiGate
7 1 (1.54%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (1.54%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 38 (58.46%) Symantec
2 35 (53.85%) VMware
3 25 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 23 (35.38%) Cisco
4 23 (35.38%) HP
5 14 (21.54%) NetApp
6 13 (20.00%) Citrix
7 11 (16.92%) Veeam
8 9 (13.85%) Dell
9 7 (10.77%) CA
9 7 (10.77%) EMC
10 6 (9.23%) BMC
10 6 (9.23%) McAfee
11 5 (7.69%) SonicWALL
11 5 (7.69%) IBM
12 4 (6.15%) Red Hat
12 4 (6.15%) Oracle
12 4 (6.15%) Kaspersky
12 4 (6.15%) 3PAR
13 3 (4.62%) SolarWinds