The first table below looks at the demand for Backup Exec skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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.

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 443 453 437
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -16
Contract jobs citing Backup Exec 151 117 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.23% 0.26%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.66% 3.12% 3.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 62 80
Average daily rate
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£289 £261 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -17.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £107 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £250 £315
% change year-on-year
+18.00% -20.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 18
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +35.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £19.50 £16.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £34.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.13 £25.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-31.50% +42.85%
Systems Management Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
4122 3751 3788
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.53% 7.34% 6.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2428 2100 1968
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £224 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 162 174
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +23.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.68 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.53 £42.50 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-11.36% +25.71%

Backup Exec
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Backup Exec Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Backup Exec
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Backup Exec within the UK.

Backup Exec Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Backup Exec
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Backup Exec within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Backup Exec Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Backup Exec
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Backup Exec within the UK.

Backup Exec Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Backup Exec
Hourly Rate Histogram

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

Backup Exec Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Backup Exec
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK 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
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
England +12 141 £295 +24.21% 45
London +50 56 £281 -11.76% 9
North West +12 25 £300 +76.47% 8
Manchester +9 18 £300 - 5
South East -21 18 £200 -6.97% 11
East of England -17 14 £200 -11.11%
South West -14 12 £300 +114.28% 4
City of London +26 11 £225 -17.43% 3
Gloucestershire -14 7 £300 - 3
Buckinghamshire -11 6 £190 +8.57% 1
West Midlands -17 6 £320 +6.66% 4
Essex -1 5 £190 -10.58%
Milton Keynes -13 5 £190 +8.57% 1
Oxfordshire +6 4 - - 1
East Midlands +4 4 - - 4
Cheshire +4 4 £230 +18.70% 1
Colchester - 4 £190 -
Norfolk - 4 £228 -
Hertfordshire -1 3 £163 -35.64%
Surrey -8 3 - - 2
Hampshire -9 3 £405 +224.00%
Yorkshire -10 3 £320 +199.06% 3
Wiltshire - 3 £295 -
Dorking - 3 - - 1
Birmingham - 3 £320 - 1
Scotland -24 2 - - 4
Staffordshire - 2 - - 3
Derbyshire - 2 - - 1
Bristol - 2 £320 -
Oxford - 2 - -

Backup Exec
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 221 (87.01%) Windows
2 155 (61.02%) VMware
3 144 (56.69%) MS Exchange
4 143 (56.30%) Microsoft
5 140 (55.12%) Active Directory
6 131 (51.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 127 (50.00%) Symantec
8 113 (44.49%) VMware Infrastructure
9 109 (42.91%) Citrix
10 100 (39.37%) SAN
11 98 (38.58%) Windows Server 2003
12 97 (38.19%) Exchange Server 2010
13 87 (34.25%) HP
14 84 (33.07%) DNS
15 80 (31.50%) DHCP
16 79 (31.10%) Windows 7
17 76 (29.92%) Windows XP
18 74 (29.13%) Hyper-V
19 72 (28.35%) Cisco
20 71 (27.95%) Exchange Server 2003
21 69 (27.17%) Microsoft Certification
22 67 (26.38%) ITIL
23 63 (24.80%) Firewall
24 58 (22.83%) XenApp
25 52 (20.47%) Exchange Server 2007
26 46 (18.11%) UNIX
26 46 (18.11%) MS Office
26 46 (18.11%) SharePoint
27 45 (17.72%) Blackberry
27 45 (17.72%) Juniper

Backup Exec
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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
1 144 (56.69%) MS Exchange
2 97 (38.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 71 (27.95%) Exchange Server 2003
4 52 (20.47%) Exchange Server 2007
5 46 (18.11%) SharePoint
6 24 (9.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 18 (7.09%) Lync
8 15 (5.91%) Exchange Server 2013
9 11 (4.33%) IIS
10 9 (3.54%) Tomcat
11 8 (3.15%) SharePoint 2010
12 7 (2.76%) Exchange Server 2000
13 5 (1.97%) WebSphere
13 5 (1.97%) SharePoint 2013
14 4 (1.57%) GlassFish
14 4 (1.57%) Apache
15 2 (0.79%) Lotus Domino
16 1 (0.39%) IBM Notes
16 1 (0.39%) SAS
16 1 (0.39%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 46 (18.11%) MS Office
2 41 (16.14%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.18%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (2.36%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.39%) BPCS
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.76%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 100 (39.37%) SAN
2 84 (33.07%) DNS
3 80 (31.50%) DHCP
4 63 (24.80%) Firewall
5 37 (14.57%) VPN
6 35 (13.78%) TCP/IP
7 31 (12.20%) Wireless
8 24 (9.45%) LAN
9 23 (9.06%) WAN
10 17 (6.69%) VoIP
11 11 (4.33%) NAS
12 10 (3.94%) VLAN
13 9 (3.54%) IPsec
13 9 (3.54%) Network Security
14 8 (3.15%) iSCSI
15 6 (2.36%) Fibre Channel
15 6 (2.36%) Cisco IOS
16 5 (1.97%) SSL
17 4 (1.57%) LDAP
18 3 (1.18%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (10.63%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.76%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (1.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (1.97%) MySQL
4 4 (1.57%) Oracle Database
4 4 (1.57%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (0.39%) JIRA
General
1 18 (7.09%) Finance
2 15 (5.91%) Financial Institution
3 6 (2.36%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.97%) Marketing
5 4 (1.57%) Local Government
6 3 (1.18%) Military
7 2 (0.79%) Publishing
8 1 (0.39%) Back Office
8 1 (0.39%) Law
8 1 (0.39%) Legal
8 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 68 (26.77%) Analyst
2 36 (14.17%) Support Analyst
2 36 (14.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 35 (13.78%) Support Engineer
4 29 (11.42%) Systems Engineer
5 28 (11.02%) 3rd Line Support
6 27 (10.63%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 19 (7.48%) Consultant
7 19 (7.48%) Systems Support
8 17 (6.69%) Administrator
9 16 (6.30%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
10 15 (5.91%) Operations Analyst
11 14 (5.51%) 2nd Line Support
11 14 (5.51%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 13 (5.12%) Server Engineer
13 12 (4.72%) Wintel Support
13 12 (4.72%) Systems Administrator
13 12 (4.72%) Systems Analyst
13 12 (4.72%) Architect
14 11 (4.33%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.57%) SAML
2 2 (0.79%) LAMP
2 2 (0.79%) JSF
2 2 (0.79%) .NET
2 2 (0.79%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.39%) COM
3 1 (0.39%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 45 (17.72%) Blackberry
2 19 (7.48%) Clustering
3 16 (6.30%) Replication
4 15 (5.91%) Hedge funds
5 11 (4.33%) iPhone
6 10 (3.94%) iPad
7 8 (3.15%) AS400
7 8 (3.15%) SecurID
7 8 (3.15%) VAX
8 6 (2.36%) Open Source
9 5 (1.97%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.57%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.57%) PKI
10 4 (1.57%) Fat Client
10 4 (1.57%) Thin Client
11 3 (1.18%) EqualLogic
12 2 (0.79%) Video Conferencing
12 2 (0.79%) Device Driver
12 2 (0.79%) Handset
12 2 (0.79%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 221 (87.01%) Windows
2 131 (51.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 98 (38.58%) Windows Server 2003
4 79 (31.10%) Windows 7
5 76 (29.92%) Windows XP
6 46 (18.11%) UNIX
7 38 (14.96%) Windows Server 2012
8 35 (13.78%) Linux
9 19 (7.48%) Windows 8
10 13 (5.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (5.12%) VMS
11 12 (4.72%) Solaris
12 3 (1.18%) Android
13 2 (0.79%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.39%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.39%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (26.38%) ITIL
2 25 (9.84%) Service Management
3 22 (8.66%) Disaster Recovery
4 16 (6.30%) Service Delivery
5 12 (4.72%) Continuous Improvement
6 11 (4.33%) CRM
7 9 (3.54%) Incident Management
7 9 (3.54%) ITIL V3
8 8 (3.15%) Problem Management
8 8 (3.15%) Migration
8 8 (3.15%) Project Management
8 8 (3.15%) Change Management
9 7 (2.76%) PRINCE2
9 7 (2.76%) Change Control
10 6 (2.36%) Business Continuity
11 5 (1.97%) Configuration Management
11 5 (1.97%) Data Protection
12 4 (1.57%) Zachman Framework
12 4 (1.57%) TOGAF
12 4 (1.57%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (16.54%) SQL
2 29 (11.42%) PowerShell
3 11 (4.33%) C
4 9 (3.54%) VBScript
5 5 (1.97%) Java
5 5 (1.97%) Perl
6 4 (1.57%) PHP
6 4 (1.57%) VB
7 1 (0.39%) Python
7 1 (0.39%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 69 (27.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 44 (17.32%) Security Cleared
3 39 (15.35%) MCSE
4 37 (14.57%) MCITP
5 31 (12.20%) SC Cleared
6 28 (11.02%) MCP
7 22 (8.66%) DV Cleared
8 21 (8.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 13 (5.12%) Degree
10 9 (3.54%) VCP5
10 9 (3.54%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (2.36%) CCNA
11 6 (2.36%) Oracle Certification
12 5 (1.97%) MCSA
12 5 (1.97%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (1.18%) RHCE
13 3 (1.18%) NCDA
14 2 (0.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 2 (0.79%) RHCT
14 2 (0.79%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (8.66%) SLA
2 2 (0.79%) QA
2 2 (0.79%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.39%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 140 (55.12%) Active Directory
2 113 (44.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 74 (29.13%) Hyper-V
4 58 (22.83%) XenApp
5 35 (13.78%) VMware ESX
5 35 (13.78%) vSphere
6 15 (5.91%) VMware ESXi
7 12 (4.72%) XenDesktop
8 11 (4.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 11 (4.33%) Terminal Services
9 7 (2.76%) NFS
9 7 (2.76%) vCloud
10 6 (2.36%) XenServer
10 6 (2.36%) ISA Server
10 6 (2.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (1.57%) Oracle RAC
11 4 (1.57%) Xen
11 4 (1.57%) Shibboleth
11 4 (1.57%) UAG
12 3 (1.18%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 38 (14.96%) NetBackup
2 29 (11.42%) Norton AntiVirus
3 24 (9.45%) SCCM
4 19 (7.48%) McAfee ePO
5 16 (6.30%) Tivoli
6 15 (5.91%) Control-M
7 13 (5.12%) SCOM
8 12 (4.72%) WSUS
9 9 (3.54%) HP SIM
10 8 (3.15%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 8 (3.15%) ARCserve
10 8 (3.15%) Tivoli NetView
10 8 (3.15%) OpenView
10 8 (3.15%) Legato
10 8 (3.15%) Netcool
10 8 (3.15%) BMC PATROL
11 6 (2.36%) HP Data Protector
12 5 (1.97%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
13 4 (1.57%) Data Guard
13 4 (1.57%) SCSM
Vendors
1 155 (61.02%) VMware
2 143 (56.30%) Microsoft
3 127 (50.00%) Symantec
4 109 (42.91%) Citrix
5 87 (34.25%) HP
6 72 (28.35%) Cisco
7 45 (17.72%) Juniper
8 33 (12.99%) EMC
9 29 (11.42%) McAfee
10 24 (9.45%) Apple
10 24 (9.45%) Oracle
11 23 (9.06%) IBM
11 23 (9.06%) Meru Networks
12 22 (8.66%) Dell
12 22 (8.66%) Veritas
13 20 (7.87%) Remedy
14 17 (6.69%) Sophos
15 13 (5.12%) Veeam
16 12 (4.72%) Lumension
17 11 (4.33%) NetApp
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