The table below looks at the statistics for Backup Exec skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Backup Exec over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec Backup Exec
Rank - 47 43
Contract jobs citing Backup Exec 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales - 0.43% 0.24%
As % of the Systems Management category - 6.90% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £463 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £206 £315
% change year-on-year
+43.03% -34.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £19.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-10.12% +16.17%
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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 Wales region.

Systems Management Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
47 29 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 8.38% 6.30% 3.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 18 10
Average daily rate £363 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.81% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £152 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £20.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-1.67% +6.57%

Backup Exec
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Backup Exec across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

Backup Exec Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Backup Exec
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Backup Exec across the South Wales region.

Backup Exec Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Backup Exec
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Backup Exec across the South Wales region.

Backup Exec Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Backup Exec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) Citrix
1 8 (100.00%) Symantec
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
1 8 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 8 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 8 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 7 (87.50%) PowerShell
2 7 (87.50%) vSphere
2 7 (87.50%) Remedy
3 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (62.50%) HP Data Protector
4 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
4 5 (62.50%) DV Cleared
4 5 (62.50%) XenServer
4 5 (62.50%) XenDesktop
4 5 (62.50%) vCloud
4 5 (62.50%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (62.50%) UNIX
4 5 (62.50%) HP
4 5 (62.50%) Oracle Certification
4 5 (62.50%) SAN
4 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
4 5 (62.50%) Oracle
5 3 (37.50%) MCP
5 3 (37.50%) VBScript
5 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
5 3 (37.50%) Terminal Services
5 3 (37.50%) Active Directory

Backup Exec
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
1 3 (37.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2000
1 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) SAN
2 2 (25.00%) DHCP
2 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (25.00%) DNS
General
1 2 (25.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Wintel Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Wintel Support
3 2 (25.00%) Wintel Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Support
3 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Blackberry
1 3 (37.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) UNIX
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (12.50%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) PowerShell
2 3 (37.50%) VBScript
3 1 (12.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle Certification
2 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
2 5 (62.50%) DV Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (37.50%) MCP
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 7 (87.50%) vSphere
3 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (62.50%) vCloud
4 5 (62.50%) XenServer
4 5 (62.50%) XenDesktop
5 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
5 3 (37.50%) Terminal Services
6 2 (25.00%) MetaFrame
6 2 (25.00%) XenApp
7 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
7 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (12.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 8 (100.00%) NetBackup
2 5 (62.50%) HP Data Protector
2 5 (62.50%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (37.50%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Citrix
1 8 (100.00%) Symantec
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) Remedy
3 5 (62.50%) Oracle
3 5 (62.50%) HP
4 2 (25.00%) McAfee
4 2 (25.00%) Sophos