The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the South East region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec Backup Exec
Rank 226 205 228
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +23
Contract jobs citing Backup Exec 18 31 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.20% 0.37% 0.21%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.38% 3.45% 3.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 16 2
Average daily rate
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£200 £215 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% -38.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £131 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £370 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £250 £315
% change year-on-year
+18.00% -20.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 5
Average hourly rate £13.00 £19.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +18.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.13 £25.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-31.50% +42.85%
Systems Management Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
755 898 674
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.20% 10.59% 6.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 447 294
Average daily rate £338 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 51 43
Average hourly rate £15.50 £19.63 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.01% +9.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £40.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-11.36% +25.71%
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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 31 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Backup Exec across the South East region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Backup Exec Hourly Rate Histogram 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 31 July 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
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Last Year
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Daily Rate
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Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Vacancies
Buckinghamshire -11 6 £190 +8.57% 1
Oxfordshire +6 4 - - 1
Surrey -8 3 - - 2
Hampshire -9 3 £405 +224.00%
West Sussex - 1 £125 - 3
Berkshire - - - - 4
Kent - - - -
Sussex - - - -
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Backup Exec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 50 (92.59%) Windows
2 35 (64.81%) MS Exchange
2 35 (64.81%) VMware
3 32 (59.26%) ITIL
3 32 (59.26%) Security Cleared
4 30 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 30 (55.56%) Microsoft
5 29 (53.70%) Citrix
5 29 (53.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 27 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
7 26 (48.15%) Active Directory
8 25 (46.30%) SC Cleared
9 21 (38.89%) Microsoft Certification
9 21 (38.89%) Symantec
10 20 (37.04%) MCP
10 20 (37.04%) SQL
11 19 (35.19%) Windows Server 2003
12 18 (33.33%) Cisco
12 18 (33.33%) UNIX
12 18 (33.33%) MCSE
12 18 (33.33%) Hyper-V
13 17 (31.48%) SharePoint
14 16 (29.63%) Windows XP
14 16 (29.63%) HP
14 16 (29.63%) SAN
14 16 (29.63%) McAfee
15 15 (27.78%) DV Cleared
16 14 (25.93%) MS Excel
16 14 (25.93%) Linux
16 14 (25.93%) MS Office

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (64.81%) MS Exchange
2 27 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 17 (31.48%) SharePoint
4 12 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (18.52%) Lync
6 6 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (7.41%) GlassFish
7 4 (7.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (7.41%) Apache
7 4 (7.41%) Tomcat
8 3 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2000
8 3 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (1.85%) SAS
9 1 (1.85%) IIS
9 1 (1.85%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 14 (25.93%) MS Office
1 14 (25.93%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.96%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (29.63%) SAN
2 9 (16.67%) Firewall
3 7 (12.96%) LAN
3 7 (12.96%) WAN
4 4 (7.41%) DHCP
4 4 (7.41%) LDAP
4 4 (7.41%) SSL
4 4 (7.41%) IPsec
5 2 (3.70%) VPN
5 2 (3.70%) DNS
6 1 (1.85%) Wireless
6 1 (1.85%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.85%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (3.70%) Military
2 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 10 (18.52%) Analyst
3 9 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
3 9 (16.67%) Support Analyst
4 7 (12.96%) 1st Line Support
5 6 (11.11%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 5 (9.26%) Systems Support Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) Consultant
6 5 (9.26%) Systems Support
7 4 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (7.41%) Team Leader
7 4 (7.41%) Infrastructure Team Leader
8 3 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (5.56%) Technical Architect
8 3 (5.56%) Architect
8 3 (5.56%) Service Desk Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Wintel Architect
9 2 (3.70%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.41%) SAML
2 2 (3.70%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.96%) Blackberry
2 5 (9.26%) Clustering
2 5 (9.26%) Open Source
3 3 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.70%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.85%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.85%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.85%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 50 (92.59%) Windows
2 29 (53.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (35.19%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (33.33%) UNIX
5 16 (29.63%) Windows XP
6 14 (25.93%) Linux
7 12 (22.22%) Windows 7
8 7 (12.96%) Windows 8
9 5 (9.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (1.85%) Android
11 1 (1.85%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (59.26%) ITIL
2 13 (24.07%) Service Management
3 12 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
4 10 (18.52%) Service Delivery
5 9 (16.67%) ITIL V3
6 7 (12.96%) Change Management
6 7 (12.96%) CRM
7 6 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (9.26%) PRINCE2
9 4 (7.41%) Identity Management
10 3 (5.56%) Risk Management
10 3 (5.56%) Change Control
10 3 (5.56%) Business Continuity
10 3 (5.56%) Information Security
10 3 (5.56%) Incident Management
10 3 (5.56%) Configuration Management
11 2 (3.70%) Migration
11 2 (3.70%) PRINCE
12 1 (1.85%) Problem Management
12 1 (1.85%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (37.04%) SQL
2 12 (22.22%) PowerShell
3 5 (9.26%) Java
4 4 (7.41%) Perl
4 4 (7.41%) PHP
5 3 (5.56%) C
6 1 (1.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 32 (59.26%) Security Cleared
2 25 (46.30%) SC Cleared
3 21 (38.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (37.04%) MCP
5 18 (33.33%) MCSE
6 15 (27.78%) DV Cleared
7 4 (7.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (3.70%) MCITP
8 2 (3.70%) MCSA
8 2 (3.70%) CCNA
9 1 (1.85%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (1.85%) A+ Certification
9 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.85%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (1.85%) CCENT
9 1 (1.85%) ACSA
9 1 (1.85%) MCDST
9 1 (1.85%) MCTS
9 1 (1.85%) HP AIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) SLA
2 2 (3.70%) QA
2 2 (3.70%) JSP 440
System Software
1 30 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (48.15%) Active Directory
3 18 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 8 (14.81%) XenApp
5 7 (12.96%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (9.26%) Terminal Services
6 5 (9.26%) VMware ESX
7 4 (7.41%) Shibboleth
8 3 (5.56%) vSphere
8 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (3.70%) vCloud
10 1 (1.85%) MetaFrame
10 1 (1.85%) XenServer
10 1 (1.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (24.07%) Norton AntiVirus
1 13 (24.07%) McAfee ePO
2 8 (14.81%) NetBackup
3 5 (9.26%) SCCM
4 3 (5.56%) ARCserve
4 3 (5.56%) OVSD
5 2 (3.70%) MOM
6 1 (1.85%) SCOM
6 1 (1.85%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (1.85%) WSUS
6 1 (1.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 35 (64.81%) VMware
2 30 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 29 (53.70%) Citrix
4 21 (38.89%) Symantec
5 18 (33.33%) Cisco
6 16 (29.63%) HP
6 16 (29.63%) McAfee
7 11 (20.37%) Lumension
8 10 (18.52%) Sophos
9 7 (12.96%) Juniper
10 6 (11.11%) Oracle
11 5 (9.26%) Red Hat
11 5 (9.26%) Blue Coat
11 5 (9.26%) Veeam
12 4 (7.41%) Dell
13 3 (5.56%) Remedy
13 3 (5.56%) Veritas
14 2 (3.70%) NetApp
14 2 (3.70%) Apple
14 2 (3.70%) EMC
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