The table below looks at the statistics for Backup Exec skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland 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 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Symantec Backup Exec
Rank 129 133 111
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -22
Contract jobs citing Backup Exec 7 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.22% 0.072% 0.20%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.66% 0.88% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
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£119 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £180 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
-40.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £18.75 £17.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £15.13 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+22.31% -39.50%
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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 Scotland region.

Systems Management Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
191 228 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 5.97% 8.21% 7.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 131 80
Average daily rate £325 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £175 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £416 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £345
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 4
Average hourly rate £18.50 £27.50 £15.89
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.72% +73.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £21.00 £15.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.38 £27.50 £150.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+10.25% -13.33%

Backup Exec
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Backup Exec Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Backup Exec
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Backup Exec Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Backup Exec
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Backup Exec Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Backup Exec
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Lanarkshire - 4 - -
Glasgow +2 1 £119 -
Edinburgh -5 1 - -
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
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Backup Exec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 27 (87.10%) Windows
2 21 (67.74%) Symantec
3 15 (48.39%) ITIL
3 15 (48.39%) DHCP
3 15 (48.39%) DNS
4 14 (45.16%) Clustering
4 14 (45.16%) NetBackup
5 13 (41.94%) Nagios
5 13 (41.94%) VMware
5 13 (41.94%) SCOM
5 13 (41.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (35.48%) Service Management
6 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
7 10 (32.26%) Windows 7
8 9 (29.03%) Performance Monitoring
8 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (25.81%) Active Directory
9 8 (25.81%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (16.13%) vSphere
11 5 (16.13%) Client/Server
11 5 (16.13%) Norton AntiVirus
11 5 (16.13%) SAN
11 5 (16.13%) Migration
12 4 (12.90%) Handset
12 4 (12.90%) Disaster Recovery
12 4 (12.90%) Blackberry
12 4 (12.90%) MS Exchange
12 4 (12.90%) SCCM
12 4 (12.90%) Mentoring

Backup Exec
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 4 (12.90%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 15 (48.39%) DHCP
1 15 (48.39%) DNS
2 5 (16.13%) SAN
3 2 (6.45%) NAS
4 1 (3.23%) Network Security
4 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 5 (16.13%) Server Support
1 5 (16.13%) Support Engineer
1 5 (16.13%) Technical Specialist
1 5 (16.13%) 2nd Line Support
1 5 (16.13%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 4 (12.90%) Backup Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Storage Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Administrator
4 2 (6.45%) Server Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Server Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Server Specialist
5 1 (3.23%) ICT Support Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) ICT Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 14 (45.16%) Clustering
2 5 (16.13%) Client/Server
3 4 (12.90%) Blackberry
3 4 (12.90%) Handset
4 2 (6.45%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (3.23%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 27 (87.10%) Windows
2 13 (41.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (32.26%) Windows 7
4 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) ITIL
2 11 (35.48%) Service Management
3 9 (29.03%) Performance Monitoring
4 8 (25.81%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (16.13%) Migration
6 4 (12.90%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (12.90%) Mentoring
7 2 (6.45%) Server Building
7 2 (6.45%) Problem Management
8 1 (3.23%) Performance Management
8 1 (3.23%) Customer Engagement
8 1 (3.23%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.23%) A+ Certification
2 1 (3.23%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (3.23%) ACSA
2 1 (3.23%) MCTS
2 1 (3.23%) MCITP
2 1 (3.23%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) CCENT
2 1 (3.23%) MCSE
2 1 (3.23%) MCSA
2 1 (3.23%) CCNA
2 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (25.81%) Active Directory
2 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (16.13%) vSphere
4 2 (6.45%) XenApp
5 1 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (45.16%) NetBackup
2 13 (41.94%) Nagios
2 13 (41.94%) SCOM
3 5 (16.13%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (12.90%) SCCM
5 3 (9.68%) Legato
5 3 (9.68%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (6.45%) Data Guard
6 2 (6.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (3.23%) WSUS
7 1 (3.23%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (3.23%) Tivoli
7 1 (3.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 21 (67.74%) Symantec
2 13 (41.94%) VMware
3 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
4 3 (9.68%) EMC
4 3 (9.68%) McAfee
5 2 (6.45%) Citrix
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle
6 1 (3.23%) Cisco
6 1 (3.23%) Dell
6 1 (3.23%) CommVault
6 1 (3.23%) Veritas
6 1 (3.23%) Apple
6 1 (3.23%) Trend Micro
6 1 (3.23%) Dell Compellent