The first table below looks at the demand for Backup Exec skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Backup Exec over the 3 months to 28 July 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 Milton Keynes 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec Backup Exec
Rank 66 54 54
Rank change year-on-year
-12 0
Contract jobs citing Backup Exec 5 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.55% 1.57% 0.59%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.85% 11.58% 5.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 1
Average daily rate
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£190 £251 £165
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.37% +52.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £284 £301
% change year-on-year
+3.96% -5.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £25.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year
-33.00% +40.84%
Systems Management Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
103 95 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 11.37% 13.59% 11.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 37 28
Average daily rate £338 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £210 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £435 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £341 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +4.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £18.75 £15.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -53.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £22.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-9.84% +27.14%
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Backup Exec
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Backup Exec Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Backup Exec
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Backup Exec Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Backup Exec
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Backup Exec Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Backup Exec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 13 (92.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (85.71%) ITIL
2 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 12 (85.71%) SC Cleared
2 12 (85.71%) Security Cleared
3 11 (78.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (78.57%) MS Exchange
4 10 (71.43%) MCP
4 10 (71.43%) MCSE
5 9 (64.29%) UNIX
5 9 (64.29%) SQL
5 9 (64.29%) Citrix
5 9 (64.29%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (50.00%) Service Management
7 6 (42.86%) DV Cleared
8 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (35.71%) VMware
8 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
9 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
10 3 (21.43%) SLA
10 3 (21.43%) Linux
10 3 (21.43%) MS Office
10 3 (21.43%) McAfee
10 3 (21.43%) Sophos
10 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
10 3 (21.43%) OVSD
10 3 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (21.43%) Lumension
11 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
11 2 (14.29%) Windows 7

Backup Exec
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 11 (78.57%) MS Exchange
2 9 (64.29%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
4 1 (7.14%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
2 3 (21.43%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Analyst
2 7 (50.00%) Support Analyst
3 5 (35.71%) 1st Line Support
3 5 (35.71%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Leader
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 1 (7.14%) Service Analyst
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 11 (78.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (64.29%) UNIX
4 3 (21.43%) Linux
5 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) ITIL
2 7 (50.00%) Service Management
3 3 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.14%) CRM
4 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) Change Management
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (92.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (85.71%) SC Cleared
2 12 (85.71%) Security Cleared
3 10 (71.43%) MCP
3 10 (71.43%) MCSE
4 6 (42.86%) DV Cleared
5 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) OVSD
2 2 (14.29%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Citrix
2 5 (35.71%) VMware
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 3 (21.43%) McAfee
4 3 (21.43%) Sophos
4 3 (21.43%) Lumension
5 2 (14.29%) Cisco
5 2 (14.29%) HP
5 2 (14.29%) Dell