The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Symantec Backup Exec
Rank 94 79 74
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -5
Contract jobs citing Backup Exec 8 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.43% 0.54% 0.33%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.37% 9.21% 4.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 0
Average daily rate
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£320 £320 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £230 £295 £213
% change year-on-year
-22.03% +38.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £23.50 £23.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £17.75 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -10.12%
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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 Manchester region.

Systems Management Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
149 76 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 7.94% 5.81% 8.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 41 36
Average daily rate £325 £323 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.77% +11.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £177 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 15
Average hourly rate £11.50 £20.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.90% -31.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £17.10 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £40.00 £39.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.15 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -0.45%

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 31 August 2015.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 9 (100.00%) ITIL
1 9 (100.00%) Symantec
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
1 9 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (88.89%) SAN
3 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 7 (77.78%) Citrix
3 7 (77.78%) SQL
3 7 (77.78%) McAfee
3 7 (77.78%) Sophos
3 7 (77.78%) SCCM
3 7 (77.78%) SCOM
3 7 (77.78%) Hyper-V
4 6 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (66.67%) Windows
4 6 (66.67%) CCA
4 6 (66.67%) Citrix Certification
4 6 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (66.67%) CCNA
5 4 (44.44%) Incident Management
6 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 2 (22.22%) MCSE
7 2 (22.22%) MCSA
7 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
7 2 (22.22%) IIS
7 2 (22.22%) MCP
7 2 (22.22%) NAS
7 2 (22.22%) Veeam
7 2 (22.22%) Data Centre

Backup Exec
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 2 (22.22%) IIS
2 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) TPMS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) SAN
2 2 (22.22%) NAS
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
1 5 (55.56%) Support Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (44.44%) Service Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Systems Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) ITIL
2 4 (44.44%) Incident Management
3 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
4 1 (11.11%) Service Management
4 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) CCNA
1 6 (66.67%) CCA
1 6 (66.67%) Citrix Certification
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (22.22%) MCTS
2 2 (22.22%) MCITP
2 2 (22.22%) MCP
2 2 (22.22%) MCSE
2 2 (22.22%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (77.78%) Hyper-V
3 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (77.78%) SCCM
1 7 (77.78%) SCOM
2 1 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Symantec
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (77.78%) McAfee
2 7 (77.78%) Sophos
2 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 7 (77.78%) Citrix
3 2 (22.22%) Veeam
4 1 (11.11%) Veritas