The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Symantec Backup Exec
Rank 498 472 385
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -87
Contract jobs citing Backup Exec 81 92 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.18% 0.31%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.01% 2.54% 4.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 35 78
Average daily rate
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£213 £275 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% +3.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £129 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £370 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £180 £293 £245
% change year-on-year
-38.46% +19.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 21
Average hourly rate £23.75 £15.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.95 £11.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.28 £24.90 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £15.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+48.33% -18.91%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Systems Management Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
4037 3616 2837
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.78% 7.22% 6.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2397 2005 1623
Average daily rate £422 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.18% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 152 169
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £22.37
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -10.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £43.40 £39.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 5 March 2015.

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 5 March 2015.

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 5 March 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
England -34 60 £300 +9.09% 43
London -1 30 £355 +57.77% 8
Scotland +8 20 £128 -55.08% 5
South East -29 8 £300 +9.09% 9
Croydon - 6 £450 -
East of England -3 5 - - 1
City of London +15 4 £310 +40.90% 1
Edinburgh +6 4 - - 1
East Midlands +1 4 £308 - 4
West Yorkshire -7 4 £213 - 6
Buckinghamshire -8 4 £300 +9.09%
Milton Keynes -8 4 £300 +9.09%
Yorkshire -17 4 £213 +17.24% 6
West Midlands -3 3 £213 -39.28% 3
Nottinghamshire -13 3 £308 - 1
North West -18 3 - - 7
Suffolk - 3 - -
Leeds - 3 - - 2
Surrey +5 2 £275 +51.93% 4
Birmingham -1 2 - - 3
Norfolk -3 2 - -
South West -9 2 £100 -70.14% 5
Bristol - 2 £100 -
Leatherhead 0 1 - - 1
Manchester -11 1 - - 2
Oxfordshire -20 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £350 - 2
Derbyshire - 1 - - 2
Bromley - 1 £118 -
Burgess Hill - - - - 1

Backup Exec
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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.

1 174 (86.57%) Windows
2 102 (50.75%) VMware
3 96 (47.76%) MS Exchange
4 92 (45.77%) Symantec
5 90 (44.78%) Active Directory
6 88 (43.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 87 (43.28%) Microsoft
8 67 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 63 (31.34%) ITIL
9 63 (31.34%) SAN
10 57 (28.36%) Citrix
11 51 (25.37%) HP
11 51 (25.37%) Windows Server 2003
12 50 (24.88%) Windows 7
12 50 (24.88%) Exchange Server 2010
13 49 (24.38%) DNS
14 48 (23.88%) Security Cleared
15 47 (23.38%) Cisco
16 43 (21.39%) Firewall
16 43 (21.39%) Exchange Server 2003
17 42 (20.90%) Microsoft Certification
17 42 (20.90%) DHCP
17 42 (20.90%) SQL Server
18 41 (20.40%) MS Excel
18 41 (20.40%) NetBackup
18 41 (20.40%) SC Cleared
19 40 (19.90%) Hyper-V
20 36 (17.91%) MCSE
21 35 (17.41%) Service Management
22 30 (14.93%) MCP

Backup Exec
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 96 (47.76%) MS Exchange
2 50 (24.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 43 (21.39%) Exchange Server 2003
4 22 (10.95%) Exchange Server 2007
5 14 (6.97%) IIS
6 13 (6.47%) SharePoint
7 9 (4.48%) Lync
7 9 (4.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (2.49%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (1.99%) Tomcat
10 3 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2000
11 2 (1.00%) Moodle
12 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.50%) WorkSite
12 1 (0.50%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.50%) Apache
12 1 (0.50%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 41 (20.40%) MS Excel
2 27 (13.43%) MS Office
3 3 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.00%) 3ds Max
5 1 (0.50%) PrintSoft PReS
5 1 (0.50%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.50%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.50%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) assyst
1 1 (0.50%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.50%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 63 (31.34%) SAN
2 49 (24.38%) DNS
3 43 (21.39%) Firewall
4 42 (20.90%) DHCP
5 25 (12.44%) TCP/IP
5 25 (12.44%) WAN
6 24 (11.94%) LAN
7 22 (10.95%) VPN
8 16 (7.96%) NAS
9 14 (6.97%) iSCSI
10 10 (4.98%) Fibre Channel
11 9 (4.48%) VLAN
12 8 (3.98%) VoIP
12 8 (3.98%) Wireless
12 8 (3.98%) Cisco IOS
13 6 (2.99%) FTP
13 6 (2.99%) SSL
14 5 (2.49%) Network Security
15 4 (1.99%) MPLS
15 4 (1.99%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (20.90%) SQL Server
2 14 (6.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (4.48%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (1.00%) MySQL
4 2 (1.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.50%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.50%) MS Access
5 1 (0.50%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.50%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Eclipse
General
1 13 (6.47%) Finance
2 9 (4.48%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.49%) Banking
4 2 (1.00%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.00%) Legal
4 2 (1.00%) Retail
5 1 (0.50%) Billing
5 1 (0.50%) Dutch Language
5 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.50%) Law
5 1 (0.50%) Games
5 1 (0.50%) Military
Job Titles
1 47 (23.38%) Analyst
2 24 (11.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 21 (10.45%) Support Analyst
4 19 (9.45%) 2nd Line Support
5 17 (8.46%) 3rd Line Support
5 17 (8.46%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 15 (7.46%) 1st Line Support
7 14 (6.97%) Support Engineer
8 13 (6.47%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 12 (5.97%) Server Support
10 11 (5.47%) Backup Engineer
11 10 (4.98%) Team Leader
12 9 (4.48%) Infrastructure Team Leader
12 9 (4.48%) Service Desk Analyst
12 9 (4.48%) Service Analyst
13 8 (3.98%) Network Engineer
13 8 (3.98%) Systems Engineer
13 8 (3.98%) Server Engineer
14 7 (3.48%) Administrator
14 7 (3.48%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.49%) CSS
2 2 (1.00%) XML
2 2 (1.00%) LAMP
2 2 (1.00%) XML Messaging
2 2 (1.00%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.50%) jQuery
3 1 (0.50%) Windows SharePoint Services
3 1 (0.50%) HTML
3 1 (0.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 26 (12.94%) Clustering
2 21 (10.45%) Blackberry
3 19 (9.45%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (8.96%) Replication
5 8 (3.98%) iPhone
6 7 (3.48%) IBM XIV
6 7 (3.48%) iPad
6 7 (3.48%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.49%) CLARiiON
8 2 (1.00%) Handset
8 2 (1.00%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.00%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.00%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.50%) Xbox
9 1 (0.50%) Open Source
9 1 (0.50%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 174 (86.57%) Windows
2 88 (43.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 51 (25.37%) Windows Server 2003
4 50 (24.88%) Windows 7
5 29 (14.43%) Linux
6 28 (13.93%) Windows XP
6 28 (13.93%) Windows Server 2012
7 22 (10.95%) Windows 8
8 17 (8.46%) Windows Vista
8 17 (8.46%) UNIX
9 7 (3.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (3.48%) HPUX
10 3 (1.49%) Solaris
10 3 (1.49%) Windows 2000
11 2 (1.00%) Android
12 1 (0.50%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.50%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.50%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (31.34%) ITIL
2 35 (17.41%) Service Management
3 18 (8.96%) Service Delivery
4 16 (7.96%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (5.97%) Migration
5 12 (5.97%) Performance Monitoring
6 10 (4.98%) Change Management
7 8 (3.98%) Project Planning
7 8 (3.98%) Line Management
8 7 (3.48%) Root Cause Analysis
8 7 (3.48%) Capacity Management
8 7 (3.48%) Business Continuity
8 7 (3.48%) Project Management
9 6 (2.99%) Validation
9 6 (2.99%) Incident Management
9 6 (2.99%) Vulnerability Management
9 6 (2.99%) ITIL V3
10 5 (2.49%) Operations Management
11 4 (1.99%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 4 (1.99%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (11.94%) SQL
2 12 (5.97%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.49%) C
4 2 (1.00%) VBScript
5 1 (0.50%) VB
5 1 (0.50%) VBA
5 1 (0.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 48 (23.88%) Security Cleared
2 42 (20.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 41 (20.40%) SC Cleared
4 36 (17.91%) MCSE
5 30 (14.93%) MCP
6 16 (7.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 11 (5.47%) DV Cleared
8 9 (4.48%) MCITP
9 8 (3.98%) CCNA
9 8 (3.98%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (3.48%) VCP4
11 4 (1.99%) MCSA
11 4 (1.99%) Degree
12 3 (1.49%) VCP5
12 3 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (1.00%) RHCE
13 2 (1.00%) A+ Certification
13 2 (1.00%) Network+ Certification
13 2 (1.00%) RHCT
14 1 (0.50%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.97%) SLA
2 3 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 90 (44.78%) Active Directory
2 67 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (19.90%) Hyper-V
4 25 (12.44%) VMware ESX
5 22 (10.95%) vSphere
6 20 (9.95%) XenApp
7 10 (4.98%) Terminal Services
8 9 (4.48%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 9 (4.48%) Firmware
9 8 (3.98%) NFS
10 5 (2.49%) vCloud
10 5 (2.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (1.99%) ISA Server
11 4 (1.99%) Xen
12 3 (1.49%) VMware Server
12 3 (1.49%) UAG
13 2 (1.00%) XenDesktop
14 1 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
14 1 (0.50%) VMware Workstation
14 1 (0.50%) VMware GSX
Systems Management
1 41 (20.40%) NetBackup
2 22 (10.95%) Norton AntiVirus
3 20 (9.95%) SCOM
4 16 (7.96%) McAfee ePO
5 14 (6.97%) ARCserve
6 11 (5.47%) Nagios
7 10 (4.98%) OVSD
7 10 (4.98%) WSUS
7 10 (4.98%) SCCM
8 8 (3.98%) MIMEsweeper
8 8 (3.98%) MAILsweeper
9 7 (3.48%) Legato
10 6 (2.99%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 6 (2.99%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 5 (2.49%) SCDPM
12 4 (1.99%) MOM
12 4 (1.99%) Data Guard
12 4 (1.99%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 4 (1.99%) HP SIM
13 3 (1.49%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 102 (50.75%) VMware
2 92 (45.77%) Symantec
3 87 (43.28%) Microsoft
4 57 (28.36%) Citrix
5 51 (25.37%) HP
6 47 (23.38%) Cisco
7 25 (12.44%) Sophos
8 24 (11.94%) NetApp
9 23 (11.44%) McAfee
10 22 (10.95%) Veeam
11 17 (8.46%) Dell
12 15 (7.46%) Lumension
12 15 (7.46%) IBM
13 14 (6.97%) EMC
14 11 (5.47%) Oracle
15 7 (3.48%) SonicWALL
15 7 (3.48%) Brocade
15 7 (3.48%) CA
15 7 (3.48%) Red Hat
16 6 (2.99%) CommVault
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