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 2 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec Backup Exec
Rank 226 219 225
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Contract jobs citing Backup Exec 20 24 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.22% 0.27% 0.19%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.46% 2.67% 2.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 1
Average daily rate
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£170 £178 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.22% -52.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £231 £315
% change year-on-year
+29.72% -26.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 1
Average hourly rate £16.75 £19.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.10% +25.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £20.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-11.25% +26.98%
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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
813 899 700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.77% 10.12% 7.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 415 454 293
Average daily rate £350 £335 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £182 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 50 43
Average hourly rate £19.91 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.10% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.85 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £31.00 £31.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +10.81%

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 2 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 2 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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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
Oxfordshire +2 6 - - 3
Hampshire - 5 £405 - 1
Buckinghamshire -6 4 £165 -2.94%
Surrey -6 2 - - 4
West Sussex - 2 £125 - 1
Berkshire +6 1 - - 1
Kent - - - -
Sussex - - - -
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Backup Exec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 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 52 (98.11%) Windows
2 35 (66.04%) MS Exchange
3 34 (64.15%) Microsoft
4 33 (62.26%) VMware
5 30 (56.60%) Active Directory
6 29 (54.72%) Windows Server 2008
7 28 (52.83%) Citrix
7 28 (52.83%) ITIL
8 27 (50.94%) Exchange Server 2003
8 27 (50.94%) Security Cleared
9 25 (47.17%) Symantec
10 23 (43.40%) VMware Infrastructure
11 21 (39.62%) Windows Server 2003
11 21 (39.62%) Cisco
12 20 (37.74%) SAN
12 20 (37.74%) SC Cleared
13 19 (35.85%) Windows XP
14 18 (33.96%) HP
15 17 (32.08%) Norton AntiVirus
16 16 (30.19%) MS Excel
16 16 (30.19%) SQL
16 16 (30.19%) MS Office
17 15 (28.30%) Microsoft Certification
17 15 (28.30%) Exchange Server 2010
18 14 (26.42%) Firewall
19 13 (24.53%) MCP
20 12 (22.64%) UNIX
20 12 (22.64%) MCSE
20 12 (22.64%) Windows 7
21 11 (20.75%) Blackberry

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

For the 6 months to 2 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 35 (66.04%) MS Exchange
2 27 (50.94%) Exchange Server 2003
3 15 (28.30%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (18.87%) SharePoint
5 9 (16.98%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (7.55%) GlassFish
6 4 (7.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (7.55%) Apache
6 4 (7.55%) Tomcat
7 3 (5.66%) IIS
7 3 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2000
7 3 (5.66%) Lync
7 3 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.89%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.89%) SAS
8 1 (1.89%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 16 (30.19%) MS Office
1 16 (30.19%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 20 (37.74%) SAN
2 14 (26.42%) Firewall
3 8 (15.09%) LAN
3 8 (15.09%) WAN
3 8 (15.09%) DHCP
4 7 (13.21%) DNS
5 4 (7.55%) SSL
5 4 (7.55%) LDAP
5 4 (7.55%) IPsec
6 3 (5.66%) VPN
7 2 (3.77%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.89%) NAS
8 1 (1.89%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.89%) Wireless
8 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.66%) SQL Server
1 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2000
1 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (7.55%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.77%) Military
3 1 (1.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (22.64%) Support Engineer
2 11 (20.75%) Analyst
3 9 (16.98%) Systems Engineer
3 9 (16.98%) Support Analyst
3 9 (16.98%) 1st Line Support
3 9 (16.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (13.21%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 5 (9.43%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (9.43%) Systems Support Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) Systems Support
6 4 (7.55%) Consultant
6 4 (7.55%) Service Desk Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Wintel Architect
7 3 (5.66%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Architect
7 3 (5.66%) Technical Architect
7 3 (5.66%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (3.77%) Service Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Service Desk Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.55%) SAML
2 2 (3.77%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.75%) Blackberry
2 9 (16.98%) Clustering
3 5 (9.43%) Open Source
4 3 (5.66%) Fat Client
4 3 (5.66%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.66%) Thin Client
5 2 (3.77%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.89%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 52 (98.11%) Windows
2 29 (54.72%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (39.62%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (35.85%) Windows XP
5 12 (22.64%) UNIX
5 12 (22.64%) Windows 7
6 10 (18.87%) Windows 8
7 5 (9.43%) Linux
7 5 (9.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (5.66%) Windows 2000
9 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.89%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (52.83%) ITIL
2 7 (13.21%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (11.32%) Service Management
4 5 (9.43%) PRINCE2
5 4 (7.55%) Identity Management
5 4 (7.55%) Business Continuity
6 3 (5.66%) Information Security
6 3 (5.66%) Incident Management
6 3 (5.66%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (5.66%) Change Control
6 3 (5.66%) Risk Management
6 3 (5.66%) Service Delivery
6 3 (5.66%) Configuration Management
6 3 (5.66%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (3.77%) Line Management
7 2 (3.77%) ITIL V3
7 2 (3.77%) PRINCE
7 2 (3.77%) Migration
7 2 (3.77%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (3.77%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 16 (30.19%) SQL
2 5 (9.43%) Java
3 4 (7.55%) Perl
3 4 (7.55%) PHP
4 3 (5.66%) PowerShell
4 3 (5.66%) C
Qualifications
1 27 (50.94%) Security Cleared
2 20 (37.74%) SC Cleared
3 15 (28.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (24.53%) MCP
5 12 (22.64%) MCSE
6 8 (15.09%) DV Cleared
7 5 (9.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (7.55%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (3.77%) MCITP
9 2 (3.77%) MCSA
9 2 (3.77%) CCNA
9 2 (3.77%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.89%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (1.89%) A+ Certification
10 1 (1.89%) CCENT
10 1 (1.89%) ACSA
10 1 (1.89%) MCDST
10 1 (1.89%) MCTS
10 1 (1.89%) HP AIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.43%) SLA
2 2 (3.77%) QA
2 2 (3.77%) JSP 440
System Software
1 30 (56.60%) Active Directory
2 23 (43.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (18.87%) XenApp
4 8 (15.09%) Hyper-V
4 8 (15.09%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (13.21%) VMware ESX
6 6 (11.32%) Terminal Services
7 4 (7.55%) vSphere
7 4 (7.55%) Shibboleth
8 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (5.66%) vCloud
9 1 (1.89%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 17 (32.08%) Norton AntiVirus
2 10 (18.87%) NetBackup
3 5 (9.43%) SCCM
3 5 (9.43%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (5.66%) ARCserve
4 3 (5.66%) OVSD
5 2 (3.77%) WSUS
5 2 (3.77%) MOM
6 1 (1.89%) SCOM
6 1 (1.89%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (1.89%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 34 (64.15%) Microsoft
2 33 (62.26%) VMware
3 28 (52.83%) Citrix
4 25 (47.17%) Symantec
5 21 (39.62%) Cisco
6 18 (33.96%) HP
7 9 (16.98%) Juniper
8 7 (13.21%) McAfee
8 7 (13.21%) Veeam
9 5 (9.43%) Blue Coat
9 5 (9.43%) Oracle
9 5 (9.43%) Veritas
9 5 (9.43%) Red Hat
10 4 (7.55%) Dell
10 4 (7.55%) Sophos
11 3 (5.66%) CheckPoint
11 3 (5.66%) Infor
11 3 (5.66%) Acronis
11 3 (5.66%) NetApp
12 2 (3.77%) Apple