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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec Backup Exec
Rank 218 224 228
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +4
Contract jobs citing Backup Exec 25 24 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.27% 0.27% 0.23%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.95% 2.68% 3.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 1
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£175 £178 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% -35.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £195 £275
% change year-on-year
+58.97% -29.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 2
Average hourly rate £14.00 £19.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.20% +39.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £22.63 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-22.65% +43.65%
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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
847 894 722
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 9.13% 10.23% 7.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 451 469 308
Average daily rate £370 £343 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.02% +6.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 45 45
Average hourly rate £27.00 £19.50 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £13.63 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £37.50 £31.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +28.76%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 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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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
Hampshire - 10 £402 -
Buckinghamshire -9 5 £170 - 1
Oxfordshire -1 4 - - 4
Surrey -8 2 - - 9
West Sussex - 2 £125 - 1
Berkshire +5 1 - -
Sussex - - - -
East Sussex - - - - 1
Kent - - - -
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Backup Exec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 56 (98.25%) Windows
2 39 (68.42%) MS Exchange
3 37 (64.91%) Microsoft
3 37 (64.91%) VMware
4 34 (59.65%) Active Directory
5 33 (57.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 32 (56.14%) Citrix
7 31 (54.39%) Security Cleared
8 29 (50.88%) Symantec
8 29 (50.88%) ITIL
8 29 (50.88%) Exchange Server 2003
9 23 (40.35%) SAN
9 23 (40.35%) Cisco
10 22 (38.60%) VMware Infrastructure
11 21 (36.84%) SC Cleared
12 20 (35.09%) MS Excel
13 19 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
14 18 (31.58%) Norton AntiVirus
15 17 (29.82%) SQL
15 17 (29.82%) Exchange Server 2010
16 16 (28.07%) Windows XP
16 16 (28.07%) HP
16 16 (28.07%) Firewall
17 15 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
18 14 (24.56%) MS Office
18 14 (24.56%) MCP
18 14 (24.56%) Blackberry
19 13 (22.81%) UNIX
19 13 (22.81%) SharePoint
19 13 (22.81%) MCSE

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 39 (68.42%) MS Exchange
2 29 (50.88%) Exchange Server 2003
3 17 (29.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (22.81%) SharePoint
5 11 (19.30%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (10.53%) Lync
7 5 (8.77%) IIS
7 5 (8.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (7.02%) GlassFish
8 4 (7.02%) Apache
8 4 (7.02%) Tomcat
9 3 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2000
9 3 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (1.75%) SAS
10 1 (1.75%) IBM Notes
10 1 (1.75%) WorkSite
10 1 (1.75%) WebSphere
Applications
1 20 (35.09%) MS Excel
2 14 (24.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 23 (40.35%) SAN
2 16 (28.07%) Firewall
3 10 (17.54%) DHCP
4 9 (15.79%) DNS
5 8 (14.04%) LAN
5 8 (14.04%) WAN
6 4 (7.02%) IPsec
6 4 (7.02%) SSL
6 4 (7.02%) LDAP
7 3 (5.26%) VPN
8 2 (3.51%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
9 1 (1.75%) Wireless
9 1 (1.75%) NAS
9 1 (1.75%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.77%) SQL Server 2000
1 5 (8.77%) SQL Server
1 5 (8.77%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 6 (10.53%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.26%) Military
3 1 (1.75%) Finance
3 1 (1.75%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (22.81%) Analyst
1 13 (22.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (21.05%) Support Engineer
3 11 (19.30%) Support Analyst
4 10 (17.54%) 1st Line Support
5 9 (15.79%) Systems Engineer
6 8 (14.04%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 5 (8.77%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (8.77%) Systems Support Engineer
7 5 (8.77%) Systems Support
8 4 (7.02%) Service Desk Engineer
8 4 (7.02%) Consultant
9 3 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
9 3 (5.26%) Architect
9 3 (5.26%) Technical Architect
9 3 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
9 3 (5.26%) Wintel Architect
10 2 (3.51%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 2 (3.51%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 2 (3.51%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.02%) SAML
2 2 (3.51%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (24.56%) Blackberry
2 12 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (19.30%) Clustering
4 5 (8.77%) Open Source
5 3 (5.26%) Thin Client
5 3 (5.26%) Fat Client
5 3 (5.26%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.51%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.75%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 56 (98.25%) Windows
2 33 (57.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (28.07%) Windows XP
5 13 (22.81%) UNIX
5 13 (22.81%) Windows 7
6 11 (19.30%) Windows 8
7 5 (8.77%) Linux
7 5 (8.77%) Windows 2000
7 5 (8.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.75%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.75%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (50.88%) ITIL
2 9 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (12.28%) Service Management
4 6 (10.53%) Incident Management
5 5 (8.77%) PRINCE2
6 4 (7.02%) Identity Management
7 3 (5.26%) Information Security
7 3 (5.26%) Configuration Management
7 3 (5.26%) Risk Management
7 3 (5.26%) Service Delivery
7 3 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (5.26%) Change Control
8 2 (3.51%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (3.51%) Business Continuity Planning
8 2 (3.51%) Migration
8 2 (3.51%) Business Continuity
8 2 (3.51%) PRINCE
9 1 (1.75%) Problem Management
9 1 (1.75%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 17 (29.82%) SQL
2 5 (8.77%) Java
3 4 (7.02%) Perl
3 4 (7.02%) PHP
4 3 (5.26%) C
4 3 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 31 (54.39%) Security Cleared
2 21 (36.84%) SC Cleared
3 15 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (24.56%) MCP
5 13 (22.81%) MCSE
6 9 (15.79%) DV Cleared
7 5 (8.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (3.51%) MCITP
9 2 (3.51%) MCSA
9 2 (3.51%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (3.51%) CCNA
10 1 (1.75%) A+ Certification
10 1 (1.75%) ACSA
10 1 (1.75%) MCDST
10 1 (1.75%) MCTS
10 1 (1.75%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (1.75%) CCENT
10 1 (1.75%) HP AIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.77%) SLA
2 2 (3.51%) JSP 440
System Software
1 34 (59.65%) Active Directory
2 22 (38.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (17.54%) XenApp
4 9 (15.79%) VMware ESX
5 8 (14.04%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (10.53%) Hyper-V
6 6 (10.53%) vSphere
6 6 (10.53%) Terminal Services
7 5 (8.77%) vCloud
8 4 (7.02%) Shibboleth
9 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (1.75%) Terminal Server
10 1 (1.75%) Xen
Systems Management
1 18 (31.58%) Norton AntiVirus
2 12 (21.05%) NetBackup
3 5 (8.77%) MOM
3 5 (8.77%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (7.02%) OVSD
5 3 (5.26%) ARCserve
5 3 (5.26%) SCCM
6 2 (3.51%) WSUS
7 1 (1.75%) SCOM
7 1 (1.75%) HP SIM
7 1 (1.75%) SCDPM
7 1 (1.75%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 37 (64.91%) Microsoft
1 37 (64.91%) VMware
2 32 (56.14%) Citrix
3 29 (50.88%) Symantec
4 23 (40.35%) Cisco
5 16 (28.07%) HP
6 9 (15.79%) Juniper
7 7 (12.28%) Veritas
7 7 (12.28%) Veeam
8 6 (10.53%) Sophos
9 5 (8.77%) Red Hat
9 5 (8.77%) Remedy
9 5 (8.77%) McAfee
9 5 (8.77%) Oracle
9 5 (8.77%) Blue Coat
9 5 (8.77%) Acronis
9 5 (8.77%) Lumension
10 3 (5.26%) CheckPoint
10 3 (5.26%) Dell
10 3 (5.26%) EMC
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