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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Backup Exec over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Symantec Backup Exec
Rank 156 121 123
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +2
Contract jobs citing Backup Exec 11 15 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.25% 0.49% 0.45%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.42% 7.01% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 7
Average daily rate
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£320 £300 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +71.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £152 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £230 £295 £213
% change year-on-year
-22.03% +38.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Average hourly rate - £18.00 £23.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.58%
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 North West region.

Systems Management Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
322 214 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 7.45% 6.94% 8.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 108 97
Average daily rate £350 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £425 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 26 27
Average hourly rate £11.75 £20.50 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.68% -35.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.48 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £40.00 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+7.98% -0.45%

Backup Exec
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Backup Exec across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Backup Exec across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Backup Exec Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Backup Exec within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -18 8 £320 - 1
Merseyside - 3 - - 1
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Backup Exec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (86.67%) Microsoft
1 13 (86.67%) Symantec
1 13 (86.67%) VMware
2 11 (73.33%) SAN
2 11 (73.33%) Citrix
2 11 (73.33%) Sophos
2 11 (73.33%) Windows
3 10 (66.67%) ITIL
3 10 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (66.67%) Hyper-V
4 8 (53.33%) SCCM
4 8 (53.33%) SCOM
4 8 (53.33%) SQL
4 8 (53.33%) McAfee
5 7 (46.67%) CCA
5 7 (46.67%) Citrix Certification
5 7 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (46.67%) CCNA
5 7 (46.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
7 5 (33.33%) IIS
7 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (26.67%) Incident Management
8 4 (26.67%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (26.67%) Veritas
8 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
9 3 (20.00%) DHCP
9 3 (20.00%) DNS

Backup Exec
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 5 (33.33%) IIS
2 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
3 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (13.33%) TPMS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (73.33%) SAN
2 3 (20.00%) Firewall
2 3 (20.00%) DHCP
2 3 (20.00%) DNS
3 2 (13.33%) NAS
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Analyst
1 5 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (26.67%) Service Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Server Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (20.00%) Clustering
2 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (13.33%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) Incident Management
3 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
4 2 (13.33%) Server Building
4 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
4 2 (13.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) CCNA
1 7 (46.67%) CCA
1 7 (46.67%) Citrix Certification
1 7 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (46.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (20.00%) MCTS
2 3 (20.00%) MCITP
2 3 (20.00%) MCP
2 3 (20.00%) MCSE
2 3 (20.00%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (20.00%) VMware ESX
3 3 (20.00%) XenDesktop
3 3 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (53.33%) SCCM
1 8 (53.33%) SCOM
2 4 (26.67%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (20.00%) NetBackup
4 2 (13.33%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
1 13 (86.67%) Symantec
1 13 (86.67%) VMware
2 11 (73.33%) Citrix
2 11 (73.33%) Sophos
3 8 (53.33%) McAfee
4 4 (26.67%) Veritas
5 3 (20.00%) Acronis
6 2 (13.33%) HP
6 2 (13.33%) Dell
6 2 (13.33%) Veeam