The table below looks at the statistics for Backup Exec skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Backup Exec over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Symantec Backup Exec
Rank 556 535 484
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -51
Contract jobs citing Backup Exec 82 108 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.19% 0.28%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.35% 2.27% 3.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 77 72
Median daily rate £293 £180 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% -40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £120 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £325 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £180 £300
% change year-on-year
+80.55% -40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 14
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.75 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +20.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £17.50 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £20.10 £34.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £18.75 £13.25
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +41.50%

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
6066 4757 4347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 11.34% 8.47% 8.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 3906 2914 2524
Median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £550 £517
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £377 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.99% +11.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 158 130
Median hourly rate £29.00 £21.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.09% +10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.05 £13.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £40.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.70 £21.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+65.23% +7.69%

Backup Exec
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Backup Exec as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 1 July 2016.

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 1 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Backup Exec within the UK over the 3 months to 1 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -21 69 £294 +63.19% 30
South East +16 25 £120 -61.29% 5
London -12 20 £291 +53.28% 11
West Midlands -25 8 £275 +7.84% 5
Hampshire +12 7 £430 +7.82%
Surrey +1 7 £350 +27.27% 2
Berkshire +4 6 £115 -
Birmingham - 6 £288 - 1
Wales - 6 £375 -
City of London +32 5 £293 -30.35% 3
North West -10 5 £400 +64.10% 2
East Midlands - 5 £400 - 1
Lincoln - 5 £400 -
Portsmouth - 5 - -
Lincolnshire - 5 £400 -
Bracknell - 4 £115 -
South Wales - 4 £375 -
Lancashire +1 3 - -
East Sussex - 3 - -
Hook +3 2 £430 +7.82%
Yorkshire 0 2 £78 -44.64% 3
Manchester -6 2 £400 +44.14%
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £409 -
West Wales - 2 - -
North Yorkshire - 2 £78 - 1
Clitheroe - 2 - -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £409 -
Middlesbrough - 2 £78 -
Camberley - 2 £100 -
Redhill - 2 £350 -

Backup Exec
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Backup Exec also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Backup Exec.

1 140 (89.74%) Windows
2 122 (78.21%) Active Directory
3 110 (70.51%) VMware
4 96 (61.54%) Microsoft
5 95 (60.90%) Windows Server
6 90 (57.69%) Symantec
7 84 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
8 75 (48.08%) MS Exchange
9 62 (39.74%) HP
10 52 (33.33%) DNS
11 50 (32.05%) MS Office
12 49 (31.41%) Citrix
13 45 (28.85%) Windows Server 2008
14 44 (28.21%) Windows Server 2012
14 44 (28.21%) Microsoft Certification
15 41 (26.28%) ITIL
15 41 (26.28%) Windows Server 2003
16 40 (25.64%) MS Excel
16 40 (25.64%) NetBackup
17 38 (24.36%) Firewall
18 37 (23.72%) Intel Security
19 35 (22.44%) Windows 7
19 35 (22.44%) vSphere
20 34 (21.79%) TCP/IP
20 34 (21.79%) DHCP
20 34 (21.79%) WSUS
21 32 (20.51%) Cisco
21 32 (20.51%) MCSE
21 32 (20.51%) Exchange Server 2010
21 32 (20.51%) SCCM

Backup Exec
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 75 (48.08%) MS Exchange
2 32 (20.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 24 (15.38%) SharePoint
4 15 (9.62%) Skype for Business
5 9 (5.77%) IBM Notes
6 7 (4.49%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (4.49%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 6 (3.85%) IIS
8 5 (3.21%) IBM Domino
9 4 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (1.92%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (1.92%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (1.28%) Apache
12 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2000
12 1 (0.64%) JBoss
12 1 (0.64%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.64%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.64%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.64%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 50 (32.05%) MS Office
2 40 (25.64%) MS Excel
3 8 (5.13%) MS Project
4 1 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.64%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 22 (14.10%) Office 365
2 9 (5.77%) Mimecast
3 7 (4.49%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.56%) SaaS
5 2 (1.28%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.64%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.64%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.64%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.64%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 52 (33.33%) DNS
2 38 (24.36%) Firewall
3 34 (21.79%) DHCP
3 34 (21.79%) TCP/IP
4 28 (17.95%) SAN
5 23 (14.74%) LAN
6 21 (13.46%) WAN
7 15 (9.62%) Wireless
8 10 (6.41%) VoIP
9 9 (5.77%) Internet
9 9 (5.77%) Network Security
10 8 (5.13%) Extranet
10 8 (5.13%) VPN
11 7 (4.49%) iSCSI
12 6 (3.85%) NAS
13 5 (3.21%) Skype
13 5 (3.21%) SNMP
14 4 (2.56%) SSL
14 4 (2.56%) VLAN
15 3 (1.92%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (17.95%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.92%) MySQL
4 2 (1.28%) Apache Hive
4 2 (1.28%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.64%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.64%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.64%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.64%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 26 (16.67%) Finance
2 9 (5.77%) Legal
3 5 (3.21%) Financial Institution
4 4 (2.56%) Advertising
4 4 (2.56%) Billing
5 2 (1.28%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.64%) Front Office
6 1 (0.64%) Law
6 1 (0.64%) Marketing
6 1 (0.64%) Military
6 1 (0.64%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 33 (21.15%) Support Engineer
2 32 (20.51%) Analyst
2 32 (20.51%) Server Engineer
3 26 (16.67%) Wintel Engineer
4 23 (14.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 19 (12.18%) Wintel Support
6 16 (10.26%) Wintel Support Engineer
7 15 (9.62%) Server Support
7 15 (9.62%) Service Analyst
8 14 (8.97%) Server Support Engineer
9 13 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 13 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
9 13 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
9 13 (8.33%) Support Analyst
10 12 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
11 11 (7.05%) VMware Engineer
11 11 (7.05%) Wintel Server Engineer
12 10 (6.41%) 2nd Line Support
13 9 (5.77%) Desktop Support
14 8 (5.13%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.28%) Regular Expression
1 2 (1.28%) Web Services
2 1 (0.64%) ELK Stack
2 1 (0.64%) LAMP
2 1 (0.64%) MAPI
2 1 (0.64%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 31 (19.87%) Data Centre
2 15 (9.62%) Blackberry
2 15 (9.62%) Clustering
3 9 (5.77%) AS400
3 9 (5.77%) Driving Licence
3 9 (5.77%) Mathematics
4 5 (3.21%) Hedge funds
5 4 (2.56%) Device Driver
5 4 (2.56%) Fat Client
5 4 (2.56%) Security Operations Centre
5 4 (2.56%) Thin Client
6 3 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.92%) Contactless
7 2 (1.28%) EMC VNXe
7 2 (1.28%) FlexPod
7 2 (1.28%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.28%) NHS
8 1 (0.64%) CMDB
8 1 (0.64%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.64%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 140 (89.74%) Windows
2 95 (60.90%) Windows Server
3 45 (28.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 44 (28.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 41 (26.28%) Windows Server 2003
6 35 (22.44%) Windows 7
7 15 (9.62%) Linux
8 13 (8.33%) Windows XP
9 11 (7.05%) Unix
10 8 (5.13%) Windows Phone
11 7 (4.49%) Data ONTAP
12 5 (3.21%) Mac OS X Server
13 4 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (1.92%) Debian
14 3 (1.92%) Ubuntu
15 2 (1.28%) Android
15 2 (1.28%) Fedora
15 2 (1.28%) Mac OS X
15 2 (1.28%) Solaris
15 2 (1.28%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (26.28%) ITIL
2 22 (14.10%) Disaster Recovery
3 15 (9.62%) Mentoring
4 14 (8.97%) Business Continuity
5 13 (8.33%) Migration
6 12 (7.69%) Change Management
6 12 (7.69%) Problem Management
7 10 (6.41%) Coaching
8 9 (5.77%) Capacity Management
8 9 (5.77%) Project Management
8 9 (5.77%) Root Cause Analysis
8 9 (5.77%) Software Deployment
8 9 (5.77%) Virtual Environments
9 8 (5.13%) Mobile Device Management
9 8 (5.13%) PRINCE2
9 8 (5.13%) Server Virtualisation
10 6 (3.85%) Data Management
10 6 (3.85%) Identity Management
10 6 (3.85%) Security Patching
11 5 (3.21%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 13 (8.33%) PowerShell
1 13 (8.33%) SQL
2 10 (6.41%) C
3 4 (2.56%) Python
4 2 (1.28%) Java
4 2 (1.28%) VBScript
5 1 (0.64%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.64%) Perl
5 1 (0.64%) PHP
5 1 (0.64%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 44 (28.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (20.51%) MCSE
3 24 (15.38%) MCSA
4 19 (12.18%) Security Cleared
5 11 (7.05%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (7.05%) MCP
6 10 (6.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (5.13%) CCNA
7 8 (5.13%) Degree
7 8 (5.13%) DV Cleared
8 7 (4.49%) MCITP
9 6 (3.85%) SC Cleared
10 4 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (2.56%) LPIC
11 2 (1.28%) DBS Check
11 2 (1.28%) MCDST
11 2 (1.28%) MCTS
12 1 (0.64%) BC Cleared
12 1 (0.64%) BPSS Clearance
12 1 (0.64%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (3.21%) JSP 440
2 4 (2.56%) COBIT
2 4 (2.56%) SLA
3 2 (1.28%) QA
4 1 (0.64%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 122 (78.21%) Active Directory
2 84 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (22.44%) vSphere
4 24 (15.38%) XenApp
5 21 (13.46%) VMware ESX
6 20 (12.82%) Hyper-V
7 16 (10.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 15 (9.62%) VMware ESXi
9 13 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
10 10 (6.41%) Terminal Services
10 10 (6.41%) XenDesktop
11 8 (5.13%) UAG
12 6 (3.85%) Virtual Servers
13 5 (3.21%) Firmware
13 5 (3.21%) VMware Workstation
14 4 (2.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 4 (2.56%) NFS
15 2 (1.28%) MetaFrame
16 1 (0.64%) ISA Server
16 1 (0.64%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 40 (25.64%) NetBackup
2 34 (21.79%) WSUS
3 32 (20.51%) SCCM
4 31 (19.87%) SCOM
5 22 (14.10%) McAfee ePO
6 21 (13.46%) Norton AntiVirus
7 14 (8.97%) HP SIM
8 12 (7.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 8 (5.13%) IBM BigFix
9 8 (5.13%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
9 8 (5.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 6 (3.85%) Microsoft Clustering
10 6 (3.85%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 5 (3.21%) Control-M
11 5 (3.21%) SCDPM
11 5 (3.21%) Tivoli
11 5 (3.21%) WhatsUp Gold
12 4 (2.56%) EMC NetWorker
12 4 (2.56%) SCOrch
13 3 (1.92%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 110 (70.51%) VMware
2 96 (61.54%) Microsoft
3 90 (57.69%) Symantec
4 62 (39.74%) HP
5 49 (31.41%) Citrix
6 37 (23.72%) Intel Security
7 32 (20.51%) Cisco
8 29 (18.59%) IBM
9 18 (11.54%) NetApp
10 16 (10.26%) Dell
10 16 (10.26%) Veeam
11 15 (9.62%) arcserve
11 15 (9.62%) Avaya
12 10 (6.41%) CheckPoint
13 9 (5.77%) Becrypt
14 8 (5.13%) Lotus
14 8 (5.13%) Remedy
14 8 (5.13%) Veritas
15 7 (4.49%) Apple
15 7 (4.49%) EMC
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