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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec Backup Exec
Rank 223 199 223
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +24
Contract jobs citing Backup Exec 27 38 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.28% 0.45% 0.24%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.25% 6.09% 3.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 23 12
Average daily rate £285 £225 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -33.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £133 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £326 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £225 £220
% change year-on-year
+44.44% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 6
Average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% +30.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £14.60 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.20 £26.70 £16.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £18.00 £17.16
% change year-on-year
-36.11% +4.89%
Systems Management Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
832 624 714
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.59% 7.46% 6.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 430 332 346
Average daily rate £350 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 50 27
Average hourly rate £25.50 £23.88 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.80% +36.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.03 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +8.10%
Backup Exec
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Buckinghamshire -11 13 £275 +26.43% 3
Hampshire -5 5 £295 +15.12% 2
Berkshire -6 5 £450 +100.00%
Oxfordshire - 3 £200 - 6
Surrey -17 1 - - 2
West Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - - 2
Middlesex - - - - 1
Backup Exec
England

Backup Exec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 28 (77.78%) Windows
2 26 (72.22%) MS Exchange
3 22 (61.11%) ITIL
3 22 (61.11%) VMware
4 21 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 20 (55.56%) Microsoft
6 19 (52.78%) Security Cleared
7 18 (50.00%) Hyper-V
7 18 (50.00%) Active Directory
8 16 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2003
8 16 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (44.44%) SC Cleared
9 15 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2010
9 15 (41.67%) McAfee
10 14 (38.89%) Symantec
11 13 (36.11%) Windows Server 2003
11 13 (36.11%) Citrix
11 13 (36.11%) Microsoft Certification
11 13 (36.11%) SQL
12 12 (33.33%) SharePoint
12 12 (33.33%) Service Management
12 12 (33.33%) PowerShell
13 11 (30.56%) ITIL V3
13 11 (30.56%) Service Delivery
13 11 (30.56%) MCP
13 11 (30.56%) Linux
13 11 (30.56%) MCSE
13 11 (30.56%) Windows XP
14 10 (27.78%) MS Office
14 10 (27.78%) Continuous Improvement

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 26 (72.22%) MS Exchange
2 16 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2003
3 15 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (33.33%) SharePoint
5 8 (22.22%) Lync
6 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2000
7 2 (5.56%) GlassFish
7 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (5.56%) Apache
7 2 (5.56%) Tomcat
7 2 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 5.5
8 1 (2.78%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 10 (27.78%) MS Office
2 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (19.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (19.44%) SAN
2 5 (13.89%) LAN
2 5 (13.89%) WAN
3 4 (11.11%) Firewall
4 3 (8.33%) DHCP
5 2 (5.56%) VPN
5 2 (5.56%) DNS
5 2 (5.56%) SSL
5 2 (5.56%) LDAP
5 2 (5.56%) IPsec
6 1 (2.78%) X.400
6 1 (2.78%) SMTP
6 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
General
1 1 (2.78%) Military
Job Titles
1 7 (19.44%) Support Engineer
2 6 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 4 (11.11%) Team Leader
4 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
4 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Programme Manager
4 3 (8.33%) Desktop Support
4 3 (8.33%) Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Consultant
4 3 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) IT Support
5 2 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Technician
5 2 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Wintel Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Support Technician
5 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) SAML
2 1 (2.78%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Clustering
1 3 (8.33%) Blackberry
2 2 (5.56%) Open Source
3 1 (2.78%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.78%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.78%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 28 (77.78%) Windows
2 16 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (36.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (30.56%) Linux
4 11 (30.56%) Windows XP
5 9 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 9 (25.00%) UNIX
6 2 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.78%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (61.11%) ITIL
2 12 (33.33%) Service Management
3 11 (30.56%) ITIL V3
3 11 (30.56%) Service Delivery
4 10 (27.78%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (19.44%) Change Management
5 7 (19.44%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (19.44%) CRM
6 4 (11.11%) PRINCE
6 4 (11.11%) Migration
6 4 (11.11%) Business Continuity
7 3 (8.33%) Programme Management
7 3 (8.33%) Project Management
7 3 (8.33%) Six Sigma
7 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (5.56%) Change Control
8 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2
8 2 (5.56%) Identity Management
8 2 (5.56%) Asset Management
9 1 (2.78%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 13 (36.11%) SQL
2 12 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 3 (8.33%) C
4 2 (5.56%) Java
4 2 (5.56%) Perl
4 2 (5.56%) PHP
4 2 (5.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (52.78%) Security Cleared
2 16 (44.44%) SC Cleared
3 13 (36.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (30.56%) MCP
4 11 (30.56%) MCSE
5 10 (27.78%) DV Cleared
6 4 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (5.56%) CCNA
8 2 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (2.78%) ACSA
9 1 (2.78%) MCTS
9 1 (2.78%) MCITP
9 1 (2.78%) CCENT
9 1 (2.78%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (2.78%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (2.78%) A+ Certification
9 1 (2.78%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) QA
2 1 (2.78%) JSP 440
System Software
1 21 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 18 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (13.89%) XenApp
4 4 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (11.11%) Terminal Services
5 2 (5.56%) Shibboleth
5 2 (5.56%) VMware ESX
5 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (2.78%) MetaFrame
6 1 (2.78%) vSphere
6 1 (2.78%) XenServer
6 1 (2.78%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.78%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 10 (27.78%) McAfee ePO
2 9 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 9 (25.00%) SCCM
3 3 (8.33%) NetBackup
3 3 (8.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (5.56%) ARCserve
4 2 (5.56%) SCOM
5 1 (2.78%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (2.78%) MOM
Vendors
1 22 (61.11%) VMware
2 20 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 15 (41.67%) McAfee
4 14 (38.89%) Symantec
5 13 (36.11%) Citrix
6 9 (25.00%) Lumension
6 9 (25.00%) Cisco
6 9 (25.00%) HP
6 9 (25.00%) Sophos
7 4 (11.11%) Becrypt
7 4 (11.11%) Dell
8 3 (8.33%) BT
8 3 (8.33%) Juniper
8 3 (8.33%) IBM
8 3 (8.33%) Oracle
9 2 (5.56%) NetApp
9 2 (5.56%) Red Hat
9 2 (5.56%) Blue Coat
10 1 (2.78%) Remedy
10 1 (2.78%) CA
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