The table below looks at the statistics for Backup Exec skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Backup Exec over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Symantec Backup Exec
Rank 128 142 108
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -34
Contract jobs citing Backup Exec 5 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.17% 0.033% 0.34%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.55% 0.68% 5.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 6
Average daily rate
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£138 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-60.71% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £95 £350 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £350 £462
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £300 £250
% change year-on-year
-41.66% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £13.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year
+55.26% -26.76%
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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 West region.

Systems Management Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
196 148 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 6.57% 4.94% 6.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 102 70
Average daily rate £375 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £470 £514
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 2 7
Average hourly rate £20.19 £23.75 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.01% +137.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.74 £18.75 £9.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.05 £28.75 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-19.26% +25.00%

Backup Exec
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Backup Exec Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Backup Exec
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Backup Exec Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Backup Exec
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Backup Exec across the South West region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Backup Exec Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Backup Exec
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Backup Exec Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Backup Exec
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
Bristol +1 2 £96 -72.50%
Devon - 1 £175 -
Dorset - 1 £325 - 1
Gloucestershire - 1 - - 2
Backup Exec
England

Backup Exec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 6 (100.00%) Citrix
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
3 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (66.67%) Blackberry
3 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (50.00%) ARCserve
4 3 (50.00%) SLA
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (50.00%) SQL
5 2 (33.33%) MS Office
5 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
5 2 (33.33%) DHCP
5 2 (33.33%) DNS
5 2 (33.33%) Adobe
5 2 (33.33%) Symantec
5 2 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (33.33%) Legal
5 2 (33.33%) VMware
5 2 (33.33%) VMware ESX
5 2 (33.33%) Clustering
5 2 (33.33%) NetBackup
5 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
5 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (33.33%) Firewall

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (16.67%) Lync
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) DHCP
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
General
1 2 (33.33%) Legal
2 1 (16.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Wintel Consultant
1 1 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Storage Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Consultant
1 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Field Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Blackberry
2 2 (33.33%) Clustering
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) Change Control
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (16.67%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) VMware ESX
2 2 (33.33%) XenApp
2 2 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 1 (16.67%) vSphere
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (16.67%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) ARCserve
2 2 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (33.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Adobe
3 2 (33.33%) Symantec
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) Acronis
4 1 (16.67%) Veeam
4 1 (16.67%) 3PAR
4 1 (16.67%) Sophos
4 1 (16.67%) EMC
4 1 (16.67%) CommVault
4 1 (16.67%) Veritas