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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Backup Exec over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Symantec Backup Exec
England / London
Rank 394 390 379
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -11
Contract jobs citing Backup Exec 15 30 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.077% 0.14% 0.18%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.67% 1.60% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 15 25
Median daily rate £338 £200 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.87% -52.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £128 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £396 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £328 £270
% change year-on-year
-31.29% +21.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 6
Median hourly rate £15.50 £23.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.60% -8.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £17.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-25.71% -17.64%

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
2226 1878 1850
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.45% 8.94% 8.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1591 1303 1273
Median daily rate £513 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.89% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 22 28
Median hourly rate £47.00 £26.00 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.76% +46.47%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.75 £21.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+9.19% -3.33%

Backup Exec
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Backup Exec as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 20 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Backup Exec within the London region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -3 6 £370 +54.59%
Backup Exec
England

Backup Exec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Backup Exec also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Backup Exec.

1 22 (78.57%) Windows
1 22 (78.57%) VMware
2 21 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 19 (67.86%) Microsoft
4 17 (60.71%) MS Exchange
5 16 (57.14%) Cisco
6 15 (53.57%) Finance
6 15 (53.57%) Windows Server
7 13 (46.43%) Exchange Server 2010
7 13 (46.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (39.29%) SAN
8 11 (39.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (39.29%) Symantec
8 11 (39.29%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (35.71%) HP
9 10 (35.71%) MS Excel
9 10 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (32.14%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (32.14%) VMware ESXi
11 8 (28.57%) NetBackup
12 7 (25.00%) Migration
12 7 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
12 7 (25.00%) Hyper-V
12 7 (25.00%) Citrix
12 7 (25.00%) Firewall
12 7 (25.00%) LAN
12 7 (25.00%) WAN
13 6 (21.43%) DHCP
13 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
13 6 (21.43%) DNS

Backup Exec
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (60.71%) MS Exchange
2 13 (46.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (21.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (14.29%) SharePoint
6 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 10 (35.71%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.14%) MS Office
3 1 (3.57%) MS Project
3 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (39.29%) SAN
2 7 (25.00%) Firewall
2 7 (25.00%) LAN
2 7 (25.00%) WAN
3 6 (21.43%) DHCP
3 6 (21.43%) DNS
3 6 (21.43%) iSCSI
3 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
3 6 (21.43%) Wireless
4 4 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (14.29%) Cisco ISE
4 4 (14.29%) Internet
4 4 (14.29%) VLAN
5 3 (10.71%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (10.71%) FTP
5 3 (10.71%) IP Telephony
5 3 (10.71%) MPLS
5 3 (10.71%) VPN
6 2 (7.14%) IPsec
6 2 (7.14%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.71%) ObjectStore
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 15 (53.57%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Banking
2 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.14%) Electronics
3 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 2 (7.14%) Marketing
4 1 (3.57%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Server Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) IT Support
3 3 (10.71%) Storage Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (7.14%) Administrator
4 2 (7.14%) Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Backup Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Citrix Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (7.14%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Support Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (7.14%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.71%) Clustering
3 2 (7.14%) Blackberry
3 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 22 (78.57%) Windows
2 15 (53.57%) Windows Server
3 13 (46.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (39.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (39.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (10.71%) Windows 7
5 3 (10.71%) Windows XP
6 2 (7.14%) Linux
6 2 (7.14%) Unix
6 2 (7.14%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.57%) Mac OS
7 1 (3.57%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Migration
2 6 (21.43%) Time Management
3 5 (17.86%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 3 (10.71%) Regulatory Compliance
5 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (7.14%) Data Deduplication
5 2 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (7.14%) High Availability
5 2 (7.14%) ITIL
5 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
5 2 (7.14%) Programme Management
5 2 (7.14%) Project Management
5 2 (7.14%) Server Building
6 1 (3.57%) Data Security
6 1 (3.57%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.57%) Software Deployment
6 1 (3.57%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) PowerShell
2 4 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 3 (10.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (32.14%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (17.86%) CCNA
2 5 (17.86%) MCSE
2 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) BS25999
1 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (32.14%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (25.00%) Hyper-V
5 5 (17.86%) VMware ESX
6 2 (7.14%) VMware Server
6 2 (7.14%) XenDesktop
6 2 (7.14%) XenServer
7 1 (3.57%) Firmware
7 1 (3.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (28.57%) NetBackup
2 4 (14.29%) Cisco UCCX
2 4 (14.29%) SCCM
3 2 (7.14%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (7.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (7.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (3.57%) Tivoli
4 1 (3.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (78.57%) VMware
2 19 (67.86%) Microsoft
3 16 (57.14%) Cisco
4 11 (39.29%) Symantec
5 10 (35.71%) HP
6 7 (25.00%) Citrix
7 6 (21.43%) NetApp
8 5 (17.86%) Veritas
9 4 (14.29%) SolarWinds
10 3 (10.71%) Bloomberg
10 3 (10.71%) Dell
10 3 (10.71%) Reuters
10 3 (10.71%) Veeam
11 2 (7.14%) Altiris
11 2 (7.14%) Avaya
11 2 (7.14%) Blue Coat
11 2 (7.14%) Hitachi
11 2 (7.14%) SAP
12 1 (3.57%) Fortinet
12 1 (3.57%) Polycom