The table below looks at the statistics for Backup Exec skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Backup Exec over the 3 months to 23 February 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Symantec Backup Exec
England / North West
Rank 128 157 146
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -11
Contract jobs citing Backup Exec 3 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.11% 0.026% 0.090%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.15% 0.42% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £263 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £263 £260
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +0.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £32.54
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.75 £17.50 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+41.42% -21.34%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Systems Management Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
261 238 242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 9.87% 6.23% 7.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 125 116
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £416 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 7
Median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £28.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.70 £42.70 £37.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £30.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-31.14% +35.55%

Backup Exec
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West 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 the North West

Backup Exec
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Backup Exec Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Backup Exec
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Backup Exec Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Backup Exec
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 23 February 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
Lancashire - 3 £263 -
Backup Exec
England

Backup Exec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 North West region with a requirement for Backup Exec.

1 9 (81.82%) ITIL
1 9 (81.82%) MCSE
1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (81.82%) VMware
2 8 (72.73%) Windows
3 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
3 6 (54.55%) SAN
3 6 (54.55%) Symantec
3 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (54.55%) Windows Server
4 5 (45.45%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (45.45%) NetBackup
4 5 (45.45%) IIS
4 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
5 4 (36.36%) LAN
5 4 (36.36%) WAN
5 4 (36.36%) MS Visio
5 4 (36.36%) VPN
5 4 (36.36%) SQL
5 4 (36.36%) Intel Security
5 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (36.36%) Cisco
5 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 4 (36.36%) CCNA
5 4 (36.36%) Dell
5 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (36.36%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (36.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (36.36%) SCCM
5 4 (36.36%) SCOM

Backup Exec
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 5 (45.45%) IIS
1 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS PowerPoint
1 4 (36.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) SAN
2 4 (36.36%) LAN
2 4 (36.36%) VPN
2 4 (36.36%) WAN
3 2 (18.18%) DHCP
3 2 (18.18%) DNS
3 2 (18.18%) IP Telephony
3 2 (18.18%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Administrator
2 4 (36.36%) Backup Administrator
3 3 (27.27%) IT Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Backup Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) SAN Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Server Administrator
5 1 (9.09%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) VMware Specialist
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Administrator
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server Administrator
5 1 (9.09%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Clustering
1 2 (18.18%) Life Science
2 1 (9.09%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) ITIL
2 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Management
2 4 (36.36%) Technical Analysis
3 3 (27.27%) Time Management
4 2 (18.18%) Change Management
4 2 (18.18%) ERP
4 2 (18.18%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) MCSE
1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (36.36%) CCNA
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (36.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (27.27%) RHCE
4 2 (18.18%) MCITP
5 1 (9.09%) MCSA
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
1 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (45.45%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
3 2 (18.18%) VMware ESX
3 2 (18.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) NetBackup
2 4 (36.36%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (36.36%) SCCM
2 4 (36.36%) SCOM
3 2 (18.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (18.18%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) VMware
2 6 (54.55%) Symantec
3 4 (36.36%) Canon
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco
3 4 (36.36%) Dell
3 4 (36.36%) Intel Security
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 3 (27.27%) EqualLogic
4 3 (27.27%) Remedy
4 3 (27.27%) Veeam
5 2 (18.18%) Kaseya
5 2 (18.18%) Kaspersky
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle
5 2 (18.18%) SAP
5 2 (18.18%) SolarWinds
6 1 (9.09%) HP