The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 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 North West 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec Backup Exec
Rank 109 121 134
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +13
Contract jobs citing Backup Exec 23 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.75% 0.26% 0.062%
As % of the Systems Management category 10.41% 3.10% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 1
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£300 £194 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.83% -26.19%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £301
% change year-on-year
- -0.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £20.13 £30.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.55% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.13 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-39.50% +38.88%
Systems Management Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
221 226 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 7.24% 8.48% 7.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 97 92
Average daily rate £300 £320 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £225 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £341 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +4.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 20 15
Average hourly rate £22.75 £32.78 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.59% +118.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.68 £21.30 £14.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.40 £44.90 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +28.57%
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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 24 July 2014.

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 24 July 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
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +15 18 £300 - 2
Cheshire +7 3 £230 +18.70% 2
Merseyside - - - -
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Backup Exec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 28 (90.32%) Windows
2 24 (77.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (74.19%) Symantec
4 22 (70.97%) SAN
4 22 (70.97%) Microsoft
5 20 (64.52%) Cisco
5 20 (64.52%) Hyper-V
6 19 (61.29%) VMware
6 19 (61.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (51.61%) VMware Infrastructure
8 15 (48.39%) Microsoft Certification
9 14 (45.16%) Juniper
9 14 (45.16%) Firewall
10 12 (38.71%) VMware ESX
10 12 (38.71%) Degree
11 11 (35.48%) MS Exchange
12 10 (32.26%) DHCP
12 10 (32.26%) HP
12 10 (32.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 9 (29.03%) VCP5
13 9 (29.03%) Active Directory
13 9 (29.03%) DNS
13 9 (29.03%) MCSE
14 8 (25.81%) TCP/IP
14 8 (25.81%) Exchange Server 2010
14 8 (25.81%) MCITP
15 7 (22.58%) Wireless
15 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2012
16 6 (19.35%) Windows XP
16 6 (19.35%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 11 (35.48%) MS Exchange
2 8 (25.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (16.13%) IIS
3 5 (16.13%) SharePoint
4 4 (12.90%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Office
2 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.23%) BPCS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (70.97%) SAN
2 14 (45.16%) Firewall
3 10 (32.26%) DHCP
4 9 (29.03%) DNS
5 8 (25.81%) TCP/IP
6 7 (22.58%) Wireless
7 4 (12.90%) LAN
7 4 (12.90%) WAN
7 4 (12.90%) IPsec
8 2 (6.45%) NAS
9 1 (3.23%) Wireshark
9 1 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (3.23%) OpenLDAP
9 1 (3.23%) ADSL
9 1 (3.23%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 7 (22.58%) Infrastructure Consultant
1 7 (22.58%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
1 7 (22.58%) Consultant
1 7 (22.58%) Support Consultant
2 5 (16.13%) Wintel Support
2 5 (16.13%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) Architect
3 4 (12.90%) Desktop Support
3 4 (12.90%) Administrator
3 4 (12.90%) Support Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (9.68%) Systems Support
5 2 (6.45%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (6.45%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (6.45%) Systems Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Clustering
2 2 (6.45%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.23%) Replication
3 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 28 (90.32%) Windows
2 24 (77.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (61.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (19.35%) Windows XP
5 6 (19.35%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (12.90%) CRM
3 3 (9.68%) ITIL
4 2 (6.45%) Service Management
5 1 (3.23%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.23%) Business Continuity
5 1 (3.23%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.23%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (19.35%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (48.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (38.71%) Degree
3 10 (32.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 9 (29.03%) VCP5
4 9 (29.03%) MCSE
5 8 (25.81%) MCITP
6 2 (6.45%) CCNA
6 2 (6.45%) MCSA
6 2 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (6.45%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (3.23%) MCTS
7 1 (3.23%) CCA
7 1 (3.23%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (3.23%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) SLA
2 1 (3.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 20 (64.52%) Hyper-V
2 16 (51.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (38.71%) VMware ESX
4 9 (29.03%) Active Directory
5 3 (9.68%) Forefront TMG
5 3 (9.68%) XenApp
6 1 (3.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (3.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) SCCM
1 5 (16.13%) SCOM
2 4 (12.90%) SCSM
3 2 (6.45%) NetBackup
4 1 (3.23%) HP SIM
4 1 (3.23%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 23 (74.19%) Symantec
2 22 (70.97%) Microsoft
3 20 (64.52%) Cisco
4 19 (61.29%) VMware
5 14 (45.16%) Juniper
6 10 (32.26%) HP
7 5 (16.13%) Citrix
8 4 (12.90%) Avaya
8 4 (12.90%) 3PAR
9 3 (9.68%) Veeam
9 3 (9.68%) Dell
10 2 (6.45%) EMC
10 2 (6.45%) IBM
10 2 (6.45%) Apple
10 2 (6.45%) SolarWinds
10 2 (6.45%) Infor
10 2 (6.45%) Meru Networks
11 1 (3.23%) Spiceworks
11 1 (3.23%) Remedy
11 1 (3.23%) McAfee
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