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 27 November 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec Backup Exec
Rank 486 464 446
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -18
Contract jobs citing Backup Exec 127 114 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.22% 0.24%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.81% 3.16% 3.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 57 58
Average daily rate
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£323 £230 £248
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.21% -7.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £149 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £391 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £210 £275
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -23.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 29 16
Average hourly rate £21.25 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £14.90 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.75 £26.30 £26.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £23.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.63% +36.47%

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
4527 3610 3317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.96% 7.08% 6.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2808 2195 1776
Average daily rate £400 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £348 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.31% +2.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 163 145 199
Average hourly rate £23.00 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.52% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £23.20 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+1.29% +5.45%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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 27 November 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 +19 126 £323 +40.21% 54
London 0 53 £360 +20.00% 19
South East +21 49 £320 -44.34% 6
Buckinghamshire - 22 £175 -
Milton Keynes - 21 £175 -
East of England -18 13 £350 +84.21% 6
Hampshire - 11 £368 -
Hertfordshire - 10 £350 - 4
City of London +17 9 £388 +5.44% 3
Hemel Hempstead - 9 £350 -
Surrey -3 7 £320 -44.34% 2
West Midlands -14 4 - - 2
Oxford -16 4 £450 -
Oxfordshire -18 4 £450 -
South West -34 4 £180 - 4
West Yorkshire -8 3 £300 +68.06% 5
Yorkshire -12 3 £300 +68.06% 8
Berkshire +5 2 £230 +70.37% 2
Leeds -10 2 £300 +68.06% 5
Essex -13 2 - - 2
North West -22 2 £98 -54.11% 8
Farnborough - 2 - -
Bristol - 2 £180 - 1
Manchester -13 1 £98 -64.54% 4
Southampton - 1 £200 -
Devon - 1 - -
Dorset - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 £210 -
Slough - 1 £230 - 1
Bromley - 1 £110 -

Backup Exec
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

1 230 (84.87%) Windows
2 165 (60.89%) MS Exchange
3 159 (58.67%) VMware
4 140 (51.66%) Active Directory
5 136 (50.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 135 (49.82%) Microsoft
7 122 (45.02%) Symantec
8 99 (36.53%) SAN
8 99 (36.53%) Exchange Server 2010
9 97 (35.79%) Citrix
10 96 (35.42%) VMware Infrastructure
11 84 (31.00%) Windows Server 2003
12 83 (30.63%) HP
13 76 (28.04%) Microsoft Certification
14 75 (27.68%) ITIL
15 74 (27.31%) Exchange Server 2003
16 73 (26.94%) DNS
17 71 (26.20%) Windows 7
18 68 (25.09%) DHCP
19 62 (22.88%) Firewall
20 60 (22.14%) MS Excel
21 59 (21.77%) Cisco
22 57 (21.03%) Security Cleared
23 54 (19.93%) Windows XP
24 52 (19.19%) MCSE
25 50 (18.45%) XenApp
25 50 (18.45%) Exchange Server 2007
26 47 (17.34%) NetBackup
26 47 (17.34%) Hyper-V
26 47 (17.34%) SC Cleared

Backup Exec
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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
1 165 (60.89%) MS Exchange
2 99 (36.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 74 (27.31%) Exchange Server 2003
4 50 (18.45%) Exchange Server 2007
5 26 (9.59%) SharePoint
6 19 (7.01%) IIS
7 16 (5.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 16 (5.90%) Lync
8 7 (2.58%) Tomcat
9 6 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (1.48%) WebSphere
12 3 (1.11%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.74%) Apache
13 2 (0.74%) Lotus Domino
14 1 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
14 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2000
14 1 (0.37%) IBM Notes
14 1 (0.37%) SAS
14 1 (0.37%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 60 (22.14%) MS Excel
2 41 (15.13%) MS Office
3 2 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.37%) PrintSoft PReS
4 1 (0.37%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.37%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.11%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.37%) Summit
2 1 (0.37%) assyst
2 1 (0.37%) BPCS
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.48%) Office 365
2 3 (1.11%) SaaS
3 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 99 (36.53%) SAN
2 73 (26.94%) DNS
3 68 (25.09%) DHCP
4 62 (22.88%) Firewall
5 34 (12.55%) TCP/IP
6 26 (9.59%) WAN
7 23 (8.49%) Wireless
7 23 (8.49%) LAN
8 21 (7.75%) VPN
9 15 (5.54%) VoIP
10 14 (5.17%) iSCSI
10 14 (5.17%) NAS
11 13 (4.80%) Fibre Channel
12 10 (3.69%) VLAN
13 9 (3.32%) Network Security
14 6 (2.21%) FTP
14 6 (2.21%) Wi-Fi
15 5 (1.85%) Extranet
15 5 (1.85%) MPLS
15 5 (1.85%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (16.61%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (2.58%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (1.85%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (1.48%) MySQL
5 4 (1.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.37%) MS Access
7 1 (0.37%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.37%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.37%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.37%) Eclipse
General
1 25 (9.23%) Finance
2 18 (6.64%) Telecoms
3 15 (5.54%) Financial Institution
4 3 (1.11%) Military
4 3 (1.11%) Banking
5 2 (0.74%) Retail
5 2 (0.74%) Legal
6 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.37%) Advertising
6 1 (0.37%) Law
6 1 (0.37%) Games
6 1 (0.37%) Back Office
6 1 (0.37%) Billing
6 1 (0.37%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 79 (29.15%) Analyst
2 49 (18.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 39 (14.39%) Support Analyst
4 33 (12.18%) 3rd Line Support
5 28 (10.33%) Support Engineer
6 27 (9.96%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 27 (9.96%) Systems Engineer
7 23 (8.49%) 2nd Line Support
8 17 (6.27%) Administrator
9 16 (5.90%) Server Engineer
10 15 (5.54%) Operations Analyst
10 15 (5.54%) 1st Line Support
11 14 (5.17%) Systems Support
12 13 (4.80%) Systems Analyst
13 12 (4.43%) Systems Administrator
13 12 (4.43%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
13 12 (4.43%) 1st Line Support Analyst
14 11 (4.06%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 11 (4.06%) Systems Support Analyst
15 10 (3.69%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.11%) LAMP
2 2 (0.74%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.37%) Windows SharePoint Services
3 1 (0.37%) HTML
3 1 (0.37%) COM
3 1 (0.37%) CSS
3 1 (0.37%) Web Services
3 1 (0.37%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 28 (10.33%) Blackberry
2 26 (9.59%) Replication
3 22 (8.12%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (6.64%) Clustering
5 15 (5.54%) Hedge funds
6 9 (3.32%) IBM XIV
7 8 (2.95%) iPhone
8 5 (1.85%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.85%) AS400
8 5 (1.85%) SecurID
8 5 (1.85%) VAX
8 5 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (1.48%) iPad
9 4 (1.48%) EqualLogic
9 4 (1.48%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.48%) Handset
10 3 (1.11%) Performance Metrics
11 2 (0.74%) Fat Client
11 2 (0.74%) Thin Client
12 1 (0.37%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 230 (84.87%) Windows
2 136 (50.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 84 (31.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 71 (26.20%) Windows 7
5 54 (19.93%) Windows XP
6 41 (15.13%) UNIX
7 39 (14.39%) Windows Server 2012
8 38 (14.02%) Linux
9 26 (9.59%) Windows 8
10 13 (4.80%) Windows Vista
11 11 (4.06%) Solaris
12 9 (3.32%) HPUX
13 8 (2.95%) Windows 2000
14 7 (2.58%) VMS
14 7 (2.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (1.11%) Android
16 1 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
16 1 (0.37%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (27.68%) ITIL
2 37 (13.65%) Service Management
3 21 (7.75%) Service Delivery
4 19 (7.01%) Disaster Recovery
5 14 (5.17%) Incident Management
6 13 (4.80%) Problem Management
7 11 (4.06%) Migration
8 9 (3.32%) Project Planning
8 9 (3.32%) Line Management
9 8 (2.95%) Capacity Management
9 8 (2.95%) Project Management
9 8 (2.95%) Change Management
9 8 (2.95%) Business Continuity
10 6 (2.21%) Vulnerability Management
10 6 (2.21%) ITIL V3
10 6 (2.21%) Validation
11 5 (1.85%) Performance Monitoring
11 5 (1.85%) Software Deployment
11 5 (1.85%) Operations Management
11 5 (1.85%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 40 (14.76%) SQL
2 12 (4.43%) PowerShell
3 2 (0.74%) VBScript
4 1 (0.37%) VBA
4 1 (0.37%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.37%) C
4 1 (0.37%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.37%) PHP
Qualifications
1 76 (28.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 57 (21.03%) Security Cleared
3 52 (19.19%) MCSE
4 47 (17.34%) SC Cleared
5 35 (12.92%) MCP
6 34 (12.55%) MCITP
7 16 (5.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 14 (5.17%) DV Cleared
9 12 (4.43%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (4.43%) CCNA
10 6 (2.21%) MCSA
10 6 (2.21%) RHCE
11 5 (1.85%) RHCT
11 5 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (1.48%) Degree
12 4 (1.48%) NCDA
13 2 (0.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 2 (0.74%) VCP5
14 1 (0.37%) MCDST
14 1 (0.37%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (10.33%) SLA
2 3 (1.11%) QA
3 1 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 140 (51.66%) Active Directory
2 96 (35.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (18.45%) XenApp
4 47 (17.34%) Hyper-V
5 39 (14.39%) VMware ESX
6 28 (10.33%) vSphere
7 13 (4.80%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 13 (4.80%) NFS
8 12 (4.43%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (2.95%) Firmware
9 8 (2.95%) Terminal Services
10 7 (2.58%) ISA Server
10 7 (2.58%) vCloud
11 6 (2.21%) XenDesktop
11 6 (2.21%) UAG
12 2 (0.74%) VMware Server
12 2 (0.74%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.37%) Xen
13 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 47 (17.34%) NetBackup
2 36 (13.28%) Norton AntiVirus
3 21 (7.75%) McAfee ePO
4 16 (5.90%) WSUS
5 15 (5.54%) Tivoli
5 15 (5.54%) Control-M
6 12 (4.43%) MIMEsweeper
6 12 (4.43%) MAILsweeper
6 12 (4.43%) OVSD
6 12 (4.43%) SCOM
7 11 (4.06%) SCCM
7 11 (4.06%) HP SIM
8 10 (3.69%) ARCserve
9 7 (2.58%) MOM
9 7 (2.58%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
10 6 (2.21%) Legato
11 5 (1.85%) OpenView
11 5 (1.85%) Netcool
11 5 (1.85%) BMC PATROL
11 5 (1.85%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 159 (58.67%) VMware
2 135 (49.82%) Microsoft
3 122 (45.02%) Symantec
4 97 (35.79%) Citrix
5 83 (30.63%) HP
6 59 (21.77%) Cisco
7 31 (11.44%) McAfee
7 31 (11.44%) Juniper
8 30 (11.07%) IBM
9 29 (10.70%) Sophos
10 27 (9.96%) Veeam
10 27 (9.96%) NetApp
11 26 (9.59%) Veritas
11 26 (9.59%) EMC
12 22 (8.12%) Dell
13 20 (7.38%) Apple
14 19 (7.01%) Meru Networks
15 18 (6.64%) Lumension
16 13 (4.80%) Remedy
17 10 (3.69%) Brocade
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