The first table below looks at the demand for Backup Exec skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Backup Exec over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the Manchester region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec Backup Exec
Rank 82 70 80
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +10
Contract jobs citing Backup Exec 7 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.49% 0.40% 0.29%
As % of the Systems Management category 7.14% 6.90% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 3
Average daily rate £83 £265 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-68.86% +39.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £225 £223
% change year-on-year
+44.44% +1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.25 £18.00 £17.16
% change year-on-year
-26.38% +4.89%
Systems Management Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
98 58 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 6.82% 5.79% 5.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 12 24
Average daily rate £350 £275 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -19.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £240 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £385 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 12
Average hourly rate £18.00 £24.25 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.77% +42.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 £15.25 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £30.00 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +18.91%
Backup Exec
North West

Backup Exec
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Backup Exec across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

Backup Exec Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Backup Exec
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Backup Exec across the Manchester region.

Backup Exec Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Backup Exec
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Backup Exec across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Backup Exec Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Backup Exec
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Backup Exec across the Manchester region.

Backup Exec Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Backup Exec
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 16 April 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
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Vacancies
Altrincham - - - - 1
Backup Exec
North West

Backup Exec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
3 10 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (83.33%) Hyper-V
4 9 (75.00%) Cisco
4 9 (75.00%) SAN
5 8 (66.67%) Symantec
6 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (50.00%) HP
6 6 (50.00%) TCP/IP
7 5 (41.67%) Juniper
7 5 (41.67%) Firewall
7 5 (41.67%) VMware
7 5 (41.67%) VMware ESX
7 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
8 4 (33.33%) SCCM
8 4 (33.33%) SCOM
8 4 (33.33%) Clustering
8 4 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (33.33%) 3PAR
8 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (33.33%) SCSM
8 4 (33.33%) Wireless
8 4 (33.33%) IPsec
8 4 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (33.33%) Avaya
8 4 (33.33%) DNS
8 4 (33.33%) CRM

Backup Exec
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 4 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
1 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 4 (33.33%) IIS
1 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) SAN
2 6 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 5 (41.67%) Firewall
4 4 (33.33%) Wireless
4 4 (33.33%) IPsec
4 4 (33.33%) DNS
4 4 (33.33%) LAN
4 4 (33.33%) WAN
4 4 (33.33%) DHCP
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Consultant
1 5 (41.67%) Support Consultant
1 5 (41.67%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
1 5 (41.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
2 4 (33.33%) Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Desktop Support
4 2 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Clustering
2 2 (16.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (33.33%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 10 (83.33%) Hyper-V
2 5 (41.67%) VMware ESX
2 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (25.00%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) SCCM
1 4 (33.33%) SCOM
1 4 (33.33%) SCSM
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (75.00%) Cisco
3 8 (66.67%) Symantec
4 6 (50.00%) HP
5 5 (41.67%) Juniper
5 5 (41.67%) VMware
6 4 (33.33%) 3PAR
6 4 (33.33%) Avaya
7 2 (16.67%) Hitachi
7 2 (16.67%) Dell
8 1 (8.33%) Citrix
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