The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 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 West 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec Backup Exec
Rank 122 112 126
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +14
Contract jobs citing Backup Exec 12 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.39% 0.093% 0.13%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.00% 1.68% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £140 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+114.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £250 £315
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -20.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £21.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.13 £25.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-31.50% +42.85%
Systems Management Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
240 119 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 7.83% 5.55% 6.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 61 114
Average daily rate £390 £351 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.03% +8.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £168 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £508 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 9
Average hourly rate £20.06 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.84% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £45.00 £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-8.81% +25.71%
Backup Exec
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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 30 July 2014.

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 30 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Gloucestershire -14 7 £300 - 3
Wiltshire - 3 £295 -
Bristol - 2 £320 -
Cornwall - - - -
Devon - - - - 2
Dorset - - - -
Backup Exec
England

Backup Exec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 11 (78.57%) Windows
1 11 (78.57%) VMware
2 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (50.00%) VMware ESX
3 7 (50.00%) Citrix
3 7 (50.00%) XenApp
3 7 (50.00%) vSphere
3 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (42.86%) MS Exchange
5 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
5 5 (35.71%) SAN
5 5 (35.71%) Symantec
5 5 (35.71%) XenDesktop
6 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (28.57%) NetBackup
6 4 (28.57%) UNIX
6 4 (28.57%) DHCP
6 4 (28.57%) DNS
6 4 (28.57%) Solaris
6 4 (28.57%) Linux
7 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
7 3 (21.43%) HP
7 3 (21.43%) EMC
7 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
7 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
7 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
7 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (21.43%) Change Control
8 2 (14.29%) Meru Networks

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 6 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 1 (7.14%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) SAN
2 4 (28.57%) DHCP
2 4 (28.57%) DNS
3 2 (14.29%) Wireless
4 1 (7.14%) FTP
4 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
4 1 (7.14%) DMZ
4 1 (7.14%) SSH
4 1 (7.14%) Firewall
4 1 (7.14%) Network Security
4 1 (7.14%) NAS
General
1 1 (7.14%) Military
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Administrator
3 3 (21.43%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (21.43%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Backup Administrator
4 2 (14.29%) Systems Support
4 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (14.29%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 2 (14.29%) UNIX Administrator
4 2 (14.29%) Systems Support Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) CLARiiON
1 1 (7.14%) Clustering
1 1 (7.14%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (28.57%) UNIX
4 4 (28.57%) Solaris
4 4 (28.57%) Linux
5 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
6 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
7 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Change Control
2 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.14%) Data Management
3 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
3 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.14%) Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
3 1 (7.14%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) Perl
1 1 (7.14%) Python
1 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) DV Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) MCITP
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.14%) MCP
3 1 (7.14%) RHCE
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) VMware ESX
1 7 (50.00%) XenApp
1 7 (50.00%) vSphere
2 5 (35.71%) XenDesktop
3 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
4 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
5 1 (7.14%) NFS
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) NetBackup
2 2 (14.29%) MOM
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (7.14%) ARCserve
3 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) VMware
2 7 (50.00%) Citrix
3 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 5 (35.71%) Symantec
4 3 (21.43%) HP
4 3 (21.43%) EMC
5 2 (14.29%) Meru Networks
5 2 (14.29%) Juniper
5 2 (14.29%) Apple
6 1 (7.14%) Cisco
6 1 (7.14%) Oracle
6 1 (7.14%) Veritas
6 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
6 1 (7.14%) Sun
6 1 (7.14%) Remedy
6 1 (7.14%) Lumension
Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Gloucester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago