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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec Backup Exec
Rank 220 221 194
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -27
Contract jobs citing Backup Exec 38 7 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.39% 0.082% 0.55%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.64% 1.05% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 6 25
Average daily rate
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£335 £378 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.37% +11.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £147 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £625 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £293 £213 £325
% change year-on-year
+37.64% -34.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 6
Average hourly rate £15.00 £155.00 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-90.32% +798.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £155.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £155.00 £18.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.94 £23.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-14.05% +32.57%
Backup Exec
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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
1043 666 630
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.60% 7.80% 7.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 546 346 292
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 32 63
Average hourly rate £19.38 £21.33 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.14% +5.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £16.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £21.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-6.23% -14.68%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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
Buckinghamshire - 19 £275 -
Hampshire -15 6 £304 +90.43% 3
Surrey -2 4 £320 -15.34% 5
Oxfordshire - 4 £450 -
Berkshire -2 2 £230 +70.37% 1
West Sussex - 1 £350 -
Home Counties - - - -
Kent - - - - 1
East Sussex - - - -
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England

Backup Exec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 62 (91.18%) Windows
2 51 (75.00%) MS Exchange
3 48 (70.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 42 (61.76%) VMware
5 41 (60.29%) Microsoft
6 38 (55.88%) ITIL
6 38 (55.88%) Exchange Server 2003
6 38 (55.88%) Security Cleared
7 32 (47.06%) SC Cleared
7 32 (47.06%) Active Directory
8 31 (45.59%) Microsoft Certification
9 30 (44.12%) MCSE
9 30 (44.12%) MS Excel
10 29 (42.65%) Symantec
11 26 (38.24%) MCP
12 24 (35.29%) Citrix
13 23 (33.82%) VMware Infrastructure
14 22 (32.35%) Windows 7
15 21 (30.88%) SAN
16 20 (29.41%) Service Management
17 19 (27.94%) Sophos
17 19 (27.94%) HP
18 18 (26.47%) Hyper-V
19 17 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
19 17 (25.00%) Lumension
20 16 (23.53%) McAfee
21 15 (22.06%) Cisco
21 15 (22.06%) Service Delivery
22 14 (20.59%) MS Office
22 14 (20.59%) Norton AntiVirus

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 51 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 38 (55.88%) Exchange Server 2003
3 17 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (13.24%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (11.76%) SharePoint
6 6 (8.82%) IIS
6 6 (8.82%) Lync
7 2 (2.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.47%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.47%) WorkSite
Applications
1 30 (44.12%) MS Excel
2 14 (20.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 21 (30.88%) SAN
2 12 (17.65%) Firewall
3 11 (16.18%) DNS
4 9 (13.24%) DHCP
5 7 (10.29%) NAS
6 5 (7.35%) LAN
6 5 (7.35%) WAN
7 2 (2.94%) VPN
7 2 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.47%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.47%) Internet
8 1 (1.47%) 3G
8 1 (1.47%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.47%) ADSL
8 1 (1.47%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.35%) SQL Server 2000
2 5 (7.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.47%) RDBMS
General
1 6 (8.82%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.94%) Military
3 1 (1.47%) Legal
3 1 (1.47%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (27.94%) Analyst
2 15 (22.06%) Support Analyst
3 13 (19.12%) 1st Line Support
3 13 (19.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (16.18%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 10 (14.71%) Team Leader
6 9 (13.24%) Infrastructure Team Leader
7 7 (10.29%) Support Engineer
8 6 (8.82%) Service Analyst
8 6 (8.82%) Service Desk Analyst
9 5 (7.35%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
10 4 (5.88%) Wintel Engineer
10 4 (5.88%) Server Engineer
10 4 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
10 4 (5.88%) Server Support
11 3 (4.41%) Consultant
11 3 (4.41%) Support Technician
11 3 (4.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 3 (4.41%) Server Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.12%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (14.71%) Blackberry
3 8 (11.76%) Clustering
4 5 (7.35%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.94%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.94%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.47%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.47%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 62 (91.18%) Windows
2 48 (70.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (32.35%) Windows 7
4 14 (20.59%) Windows 8
5 13 (19.12%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (17.65%) Windows Vista
6 12 (17.65%) Linux
7 8 (11.76%) Windows XP
8 7 (10.29%) UNIX
9 6 (8.82%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.47%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (55.88%) ITIL
2 20 (29.41%) Service Management
3 15 (22.06%) Service Delivery
4 8 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (11.76%) Line Management
5 6 (8.82%) Vulnerability Management
5 6 (8.82%) Validation
5 6 (8.82%) ITIL V3
6 5 (7.35%) Incident Management
6 5 (7.35%) Change Management
6 5 (7.35%) Operations Management
7 4 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 4 (5.88%) Business Continuity
8 3 (4.41%) ITIL V2
8 3 (4.41%) Migration
9 2 (2.94%) ITSM
9 2 (2.94%) Risk Assessment
9 2 (2.94%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (2.94%) Kalman Filter
10 1 (1.47%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.65%) SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (55.88%) Security Cleared
2 32 (47.06%) SC Cleared
3 31 (45.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 30 (44.12%) MCSE
5 26 (38.24%) MCP
6 11 (16.18%) DV Cleared
7 3 (4.41%) MCSA
8 2 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.47%) MCDST
9 1 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.47%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (16.18%) SLA
2 3 (4.41%) QA
System Software
1 32 (47.06%) Active Directory
2 23 (33.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (26.47%) Hyper-V
4 11 (16.18%) VMware ESX
5 8 (11.76%) Firmware
6 7 (10.29%) Terminal Services
6 7 (10.29%) vSphere
7 5 (7.35%) vCloud
7 5 (7.35%) XenApp
8 2 (2.94%) ISA Server
8 2 (2.94%) Terminal Server
8 2 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.47%) UAG
9 1 (1.47%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (1.47%) Xen
9 1 (1.47%) VMware GSX
9 1 (1.47%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (20.59%) Norton AntiVirus
2 13 (19.12%) McAfee ePO
3 11 (16.18%) OVSD
4 9 (13.24%) NetBackup
5 6 (8.82%) MOM
6 4 (5.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 4 (5.88%) ARCserve
7 3 (4.41%) SCDPM
7 3 (4.41%) WSUS
7 3 (4.41%) SCCM
7 3 (4.41%) SCOM
8 1 (1.47%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (1.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (1.47%) HP SIM
8 1 (1.47%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 42 (61.76%) VMware
2 41 (60.29%) Microsoft
3 29 (42.65%) Symantec
4 24 (35.29%) Citrix
5 19 (27.94%) HP
5 19 (27.94%) Sophos
6 17 (25.00%) Lumension
7 16 (23.53%) McAfee
8 15 (22.06%) Cisco
9 6 (8.82%) Veritas
10 5 (7.35%) Remedy
10 5 (7.35%) NetApp
10 5 (7.35%) Kaseya
10 5 (7.35%) Acronis
11 4 (5.88%) Veeam
11 4 (5.88%) Juniper
11 4 (5.88%) CommVault
11 4 (5.88%) EMC
12 3 (4.41%) Dell
12 3 (4.41%) Becrypt
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