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 November 2014 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec Backup Exec
Rank - 113 103
Contract jobs citing Backup Exec 0 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.20% 0.044%
As % of the Systems Management category - 2.89% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £238 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -36.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £210 £275
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -23.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £23.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.63% +36.47%
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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
187 173 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 6.58% 6.92% 5.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 80 62
Average daily rate £347 £335 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.72% +6.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £225 £141
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £528 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £345 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.07% +1.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 7
Average hourly rate £25.00 £15.00 £15.64
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -4.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £11.80 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £131.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.88 £23.20 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+2.90% +5.45%

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 November 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Backup Exec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) Symantec
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
2 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) VoIP
3 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) Nortel
3 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (40.00%) Firewall
4 2 (40.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (40.00%) Internet
4 2 (40.00%) SAN
4 2 (40.00%) LAN
4 2 (40.00%) MCP
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) DNS
4 2 (40.00%) WAN
4 2 (40.00%) DHCP
5 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 1 (20.00%) HP
5 1 (20.00%) Dell
5 1 (20.00%) EMC
5 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
5 1 (20.00%) Windows XP

Backup Exec
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) VoIP
1 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) Internet
2 2 (40.00%) SAN
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (20.00%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) MCP
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) vSphere
2 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (20.00%) WSUS
2 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Symantec
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) Nortel
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) Dell
4 1 (20.00%) EMC
4 1 (20.00%) CommVault
4 1 (20.00%) Apple
4 1 (20.00%) Juniper
4 1 (20.00%) Meru Networks
4 1 (20.00%) Veeam