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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Symantec Backup Exec
Rank 347 362 301
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -61
Contract jobs citing Backup Exec 39 39 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.19% 0.18% 0.36%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.31% 2.48% 5.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 11 40
Average daily rate
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£379 £225 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.33% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £200 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £345 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £285 £285
% change year-on-year
+22.80% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 9
Average hourly rate £25.00 £16.00 £23.14
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.25% -30.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £16.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+34.37% -14.66%
Backup Exec
England

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
1686 1572 1214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.15% 7.19% 6.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1173 1055 766
Average daily rate £450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.93% +6.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 22 44
Average hourly rate £17.75 £15.00 £23.14
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.33% -35.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £11.30 £13.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £32.30 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -16.00%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +19 6 £328 +48.86%
Croydon - 6 £450 -
Bromley - 1 £118 -
Beckenham - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Morden - - - -
Wembley - - - - 2
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Backup Exec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 81 (85.26%) Windows
2 61 (64.21%) Active Directory
3 56 (58.95%) VMware
4 49 (51.58%) Symantec
5 45 (47.37%) MS Exchange
6 41 (43.16%) VMware Infrastructure
7 39 (41.05%) Microsoft
8 38 (40.00%) SAN
9 37 (38.95%) Exchange Server 2010
10 36 (37.89%) HP
11 34 (35.79%) DNS
12 32 (33.68%) Windows Server 2008
13 31 (32.63%) DHCP
13 31 (32.63%) Windows Server 2003
13 31 (32.63%) Firewall
14 29 (30.53%) Citrix
15 28 (29.47%) Cisco
16 24 (25.26%) TCP/IP
17 23 (24.21%) NetApp
18 22 (23.16%) VPN
18 22 (23.16%) SQL Server
18 22 (23.16%) Replication
19 21 (22.11%) VMware ESX
19 21 (22.11%) NetBackup
20 20 (21.05%) Windows 7
21 19 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
22 17 (17.89%) UNIX
22 17 (17.89%) ITIL
22 17 (17.89%) Windows XP
23 16 (16.84%) SQL

Backup Exec
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 45 (47.37%) MS Exchange
2 37 (38.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (14.74%) Exchange Server 2007
4 12 (12.63%) IIS
5 10 (10.53%) SharePoint
6 9 (9.47%) Exchange Server 2003
7 8 (8.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 6 (6.32%) Tomcat
9 4 (4.21%) Lync
10 3 (3.16%) WebSphere
10 3 (3.16%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (2.11%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (2.11%) Apache
12 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2000
12 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.37%) MS Office
3 2 (2.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.11%) 3ds Max
4 1 (1.05%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.05%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 3 (3.16%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.05%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (1.05%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 38 (40.00%) SAN
2 34 (35.79%) DNS
3 31 (32.63%) DHCP
3 31 (32.63%) Firewall
4 24 (25.26%) TCP/IP
5 22 (23.16%) VPN
6 14 (14.74%) iSCSI
6 14 (14.74%) WAN
7 13 (13.68%) Fibre Channel
8 11 (11.58%) LAN
8 11 (11.58%) VLAN
9 9 (9.47%) VoIP
10 8 (8.42%) NAS
11 7 (7.37%) FTP
12 6 (6.32%) Cisco IOS
13 5 (5.26%) Wireless
13 5 (5.26%) Network Security
14 4 (4.21%) MPLS
14 4 (4.21%) Wi-Fi
14 4 (4.21%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (23.16%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (8.42%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (4.21%) MySQL
5 3 (3.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 12 (12.63%) Finance
2 6 (6.32%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.21%) Financial Institution
4 3 (3.16%) Banking
5 2 (2.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (26.32%) Analyst
2 17 (17.89%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 14 (14.74%) 3rd Line Support
4 12 (12.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (7.37%) Support Engineer
6 6 (6.32%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (6.32%) Network Engineer
7 5 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (5.26%) Technical Support
7 5 (5.26%) Server Engineer
7 5 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (4.21%) IT Support
8 4 (4.21%) Operations Analyst
8 4 (4.21%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 3 (3.16%) Administrator
9 3 (3.16%) DBA
9 3 (3.16%) Computer Operator
9 3 (3.16%) Server Support
9 3 (3.16%) Support Technician
9 3 (3.16%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.21%) LAMP
2 2 (2.11%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.05%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (23.16%) Replication
2 13 (13.68%) Blackberry
2 13 (13.68%) Clustering
3 8 (8.42%) iPad
4 5 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.26%) iPhone
5 4 (4.21%) Hedge funds
5 4 (4.21%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (2.11%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (2.11%) CLARiiON
6 2 (2.11%) Handset
6 2 (2.11%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.05%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 81 (85.26%) Windows
2 32 (33.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (32.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (21.05%) Windows 7
5 19 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (17.89%) UNIX
6 17 (17.89%) Windows XP
7 10 (10.53%) Linux
8 8 (8.42%) Windows 8
9 7 (7.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (3.16%) Solaris
11 1 (1.05%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (17.89%) ITIL
2 9 (9.47%) Service Management
2 9 (9.47%) Capacity Management
3 8 (8.42%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (7.37%) Project Management
4 7 (7.37%) Incident Management
5 6 (6.32%) Performance Monitoring
5 6 (6.32%) Problem Management
6 4 (4.21%) Service Delivery
7 3 (3.16%) Migration
7 3 (3.16%) Change Management
7 3 (3.16%) Business Continuity
7 3 (3.16%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (3.16%) Software Deployment
8 2 (2.11%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (2.11%) Server Monitoring
8 2 (2.11%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (2.11%) Project Planning
8 2 (2.11%) Performance Management
8 2 (2.11%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (16.84%) SQL
2 9 (9.47%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.16%) VBScript
3 3 (3.16%) C
4 1 (1.05%) PHP
4 1 (1.05%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (16.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (15.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 13 (13.68%) MCITP
4 12 (12.63%) MCSE
5 10 (10.53%) CCNA
5 10 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (5.26%) RHCE
6 5 (5.26%) RHCT
6 5 (5.26%) Security Cleared
7 3 (3.16%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (3.16%) SC Cleared
7 3 (3.16%) Degree
7 3 (3.16%) NCDA
8 2 (2.11%) VCP5
8 2 (2.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (2.11%) VCP4
8 2 (2.11%) Network+ Certification
8 2 (2.11%) A+ Certification
8 2 (2.11%) MCP
9 1 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 61 (64.21%) Active Directory
2 41 (43.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (22.11%) VMware ESX
4 16 (16.84%) XenApp
5 12 (12.63%) NFS
6 9 (9.47%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 9 (9.47%) vSphere
7 7 (7.37%) Hyper-V
8 3 (3.16%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (3.16%) UAG
8 3 (3.16%) vCloud
9 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (2.11%) Xen
9 2 (2.11%) ISA Server
10 1 (1.05%) Terminal Services
10 1 (1.05%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 21 (22.11%) NetBackup
2 14 (14.74%) Norton AntiVirus
3 11 (11.58%) MIMEsweeper
3 11 (11.58%) MAILsweeper
4 8 (8.42%) ARCserve
5 7 (7.37%) SCOM
5 7 (7.37%) WSUS
6 5 (5.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 4 (4.21%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (4.21%) Tivoli
7 4 (4.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 4 (4.21%) Control-M
8 3 (3.16%) Legato
8 3 (3.16%) HP SIM
8 3 (3.16%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
9 2 (2.11%) SCDPM
9 2 (2.11%) Puppet
9 2 (2.11%) SCCM
9 2 (2.11%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (1.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 56 (58.95%) VMware
2 49 (51.58%) Symantec
3 39 (41.05%) Microsoft
4 36 (37.89%) HP
5 29 (30.53%) Citrix
6 28 (29.47%) Cisco
7 23 (24.21%) NetApp
8 16 (16.84%) Veeam
9 14 (14.74%) Dell
10 11 (11.58%) IBM
11 9 (9.47%) CA
12 8 (8.42%) Oracle
13 7 (7.37%) McAfee
13 7 (7.37%) Veritas
14 6 (6.32%) Kaspersky
14 6 (6.32%) Altiris
14 6 (6.32%) BMC
14 6 (6.32%) EMC
15 5 (5.26%) Red Hat
15 5 (5.26%) Clearswift
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