The table below looks at the statistics for Backup Exec skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Backup Exec over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Symantec Backup Exec
Rank 223 225 188
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -37
Contract jobs citing Backup Exec 15 10 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.16% 0.12% 0.44%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.57% 1.49% 5.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 21
Average daily rate
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£350 £435 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.54% +33.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £170 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £625 £397
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £285 £275
% change year-on-year
+14.03% +3.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 8
Average hourly rate - £90.00 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +407.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £16.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+34.37% -14.66%
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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 South East region.

Systems Management Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
956 671 600
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.24% 8.06% 7.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 480 328 302
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £250 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 47 64
Average hourly rate £19.25 £21.00 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.60 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £31.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
+2.38% -16.83%

Backup Exec
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Backup Exec Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Backup Exec
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Backup Exec Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Backup Exec
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Backup Exec across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Backup Exec Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Backup Exec
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Backup Exec Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Backup Exec
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Buckinghamshire 0 10 £350 -
Berkshire - 2 £230 -
Surrey -5 1 - - 5
Oxfordshire -16 1 £450 - 1
West Sussex - 1 £350 -
Home Counties - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 1
Kent - - - -
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Backup Exec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 60 (92.31%) Windows
2 45 (69.23%) MS Exchange
3 43 (66.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 40 (61.54%) VMware
5 38 (58.46%) ITIL
5 38 (58.46%) Microsoft
6 35 (53.85%) Exchange Server 2003
7 34 (52.31%) Security Cleared
8 33 (50.77%) Microsoft Certification
9 32 (49.23%) MCSE
10 31 (47.69%) Active Directory
11 30 (46.15%) SC Cleared
12 28 (43.08%) MS Excel
13 27 (41.54%) Symantec
14 25 (38.46%) MCP
14 25 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
15 21 (32.31%) Citrix
15 21 (32.31%) Hyper-V
15 21 (32.31%) Windows 7
16 20 (30.77%) Service Management
17 19 (29.23%) SAN
17 19 (29.23%) HP
18 18 (27.69%) Sophos
19 16 (24.62%) McAfee
20 15 (23.08%) Lumension
21 14 (21.54%) Exchange Server 2010
21 14 (21.54%) MS Office
21 14 (21.54%) SQL
21 14 (21.54%) Service Delivery
22 13 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus

Backup Exec
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 45 (69.23%) MS Exchange
2 35 (53.85%) Exchange Server 2003
3 14 (21.54%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (10.77%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (9.23%) SharePoint
6 5 (7.69%) IIS
7 4 (6.15%) Lync
8 1 (1.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.54%) WorkSite
8 1 (1.54%) WebSphere
Applications
1 28 (43.08%) MS Excel
2 14 (21.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 19 (29.23%) SAN
2 11 (16.92%) Firewall
3 10 (15.38%) DNS
4 8 (12.31%) DHCP
5 7 (10.77%) NAS
5 7 (10.77%) LAN
5 7 (10.77%) WAN
6 2 (3.08%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (3.08%) VPN
7 1 (1.54%) ADSL
7 1 (1.54%) Broadband
7 1 (1.54%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.54%) Internet
7 1 (1.54%) 3G
7 1 (1.54%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.92%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.15%) SQL Server 2000
2 4 (6.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.54%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.54%) RDBMS
General
1 5 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.54%) Military
2 1 (1.54%) Finance
2 1 (1.54%) Legal
2 1 (1.54%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (29.23%) Analyst
2 15 (23.08%) Support Analyst
3 12 (18.46%) 1st Line Support
4 11 (16.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (16.92%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 10 (15.38%) Team Leader
6 9 (13.85%) Infrastructure Team Leader
7 6 (9.23%) Service Desk Analyst
7 6 (9.23%) Service Analyst
8 5 (7.69%) Consultant
8 5 (7.69%) Server Support
8 5 (7.69%) Support Engineer
8 5 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
9 4 (6.15%) Wintel Engineer
9 4 (6.15%) Server Engineer
9 4 (6.15%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (4.62%) 3rd Line Support Technician
10 3 (4.62%) Wintel Server Engineer
10 3 (4.62%) Wintel Support Engineer
10 3 (4.62%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.46%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (12.31%) Blackberry
3 7 (10.77%) Clustering
4 5 (7.69%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.08%) Fat Client
5 2 (3.08%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.54%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 60 (92.31%) Windows
2 43 (66.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (32.31%) Windows 7
4 13 (20.00%) Windows 8
5 12 (18.46%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (18.46%) Linux
5 12 (18.46%) Windows Vista
6 6 (9.23%) Windows XP
6 6 (9.23%) UNIX
7 5 (7.69%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.54%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (58.46%) ITIL
2 20 (30.77%) Service Management
3 14 (21.54%) Service Delivery
4 8 (12.31%) Line Management
5 7 (10.77%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (9.23%) Validation
6 6 (9.23%) ITIL V3
6 6 (9.23%) Vulnerability Management
7 5 (7.69%) Change Management
7 5 (7.69%) Operations Management
8 4 (6.15%) Business Continuity
8 4 (6.15%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (4.62%) ITIL V2
9 3 (4.62%) Migration
9 3 (4.62%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (4.62%) Incident Management
10 2 (3.08%) ITSM
10 2 (3.08%) Risk Assessment
10 2 (3.08%) Kalman Filter
11 1 (1.54%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 14 (21.54%) SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (52.31%) Security Cleared
2 33 (50.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 32 (49.23%) MCSE
4 30 (46.15%) SC Cleared
5 25 (38.46%) MCP
6 10 (15.38%) DV Cleared
7 5 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (4.62%) MCSA
9 1 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.54%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.54%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.38%) SLA
2 3 (4.62%) QA
System Software
1 31 (47.69%) Active Directory
2 25 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (32.31%) Hyper-V
4 9 (13.85%) VMware ESX
5 8 (12.31%) Firmware
5 8 (12.31%) vSphere
6 7 (10.77%) Terminal Services
7 4 (6.15%) vCloud
7 4 (6.15%) XenApp
8 2 (3.08%) ISA Server
8 2 (3.08%) Terminal Server
9 1 (1.54%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.54%) UAG
9 1 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.54%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (1.54%) VMware GSX
9 1 (1.54%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 13 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
2 10 (15.38%) OVSD
3 6 (9.23%) NetBackup
3 6 (9.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 4 (6.15%) ARCserve
4 4 (6.15%) MOM
5 3 (4.62%) SCDPM
5 3 (4.62%) SCCM
5 3 (4.62%) SCOM
5 3 (4.62%) WSUS
6 1 (1.54%) HP SIM
6 1 (1.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.54%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 40 (61.54%) VMware
2 38 (58.46%) Microsoft
3 27 (41.54%) Symantec
4 21 (32.31%) Citrix
5 19 (29.23%) HP
6 18 (27.69%) Sophos
7 16 (24.62%) McAfee
8 15 (23.08%) Lumension
9 12 (18.46%) Cisco
10 5 (7.69%) Kaseya
10 5 (7.69%) NetApp
10 5 (7.69%) Veritas
11 4 (6.15%) Dell
11 4 (6.15%) Acronis
11 4 (6.15%) Veeam
12 3 (4.62%) Becrypt
12 3 (4.62%) EMC
12 3 (4.62%) CommVault
12 3 (4.62%) Juniper
12 3 (4.62%) Remedy