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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Symantec Backup Exec
UK
Rank 539 560 518
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -42
Contract jobs citing Backup Exec 58 62 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.12% 0.17%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.24% 1.39% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 26 49
Median daily rate £225 £220 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% -36.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £119 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £328 £270
% change year-on-year
-31.29% +21.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 12
Median hourly rate £14.25 £20.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.75% -13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £10.50 £19.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.75 £43.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £17.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-25.71% -17.64%

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
4662 4452 4479
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.42% 8.76% 8.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 3067 2756 2687
Median daily rate £475 £435 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.19% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 142 144
Median hourly rate £34.81 £24.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.04% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £13.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £53.58 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.75 £21.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+9.19% -3.33%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +15 44 £268 +10.42% 11
London -4 15 £338 +68.87% 3
South East +9 8 £300 -14.59% 1
City of London -3 6 £370 +54.59%
Lancashire - 6 £150 -
Yorkshire - 6 £305 -
North West - 6 £150 - 2
Northern Ireland - 5 £225 - 1
North East - 5 £125 - 3
Belfast - 5 £225 - 1
County Antrim - 5 £225 - 1
Scotland +28 4 - -
Sunderland - 4 £125 -
Tyne and Wear - 4 £125 - 3
Berkshire +14 3 £300 -14.89%
South Wales +14 3 £188 +10.29%
Wales +2 3 £188 +10.29%
Newport - 3 £188 -
South West +12 2 £170 - 1
Gloucestershire +7 2 £170 -
Glasgow +5 2 - -
Bedfordshire +3 2 £424 -
East of England 0 2 £424 - 1
Bellshill - 2 - -
North Lanarkshire - 2 - -
West Sussex - 2 - -
Hampshire - 2 - -
West Yorkshire - 2 £305 -
North Yorkshire - 2 - -
Preston - 2 £150 -

Backup Exec
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 95 (81.90%) Windows
2 86 (74.14%) VMware
3 80 (68.97%) Active Directory
4 78 (67.24%) Microsoft
5 68 (58.62%) Windows Server
6 57 (49.14%) MS Exchange
6 57 (49.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 54 (46.55%) Symantec
8 52 (44.83%) VMware Infrastructure
9 50 (43.10%) Windows Server 2012
10 38 (32.76%) Exchange Server 2010
11 37 (31.90%) Windows Server 2003
11 37 (31.90%) Cisco
12 36 (31.03%) HP
13 33 (28.45%) SAN
14 30 (25.86%) Windows 7
15 28 (24.14%) SCCM
16 27 (23.28%) DHCP
16 27 (23.28%) MS Excel
17 26 (22.41%) DNS
17 26 (22.41%) Dell
17 26 (22.41%) Firewall
18 25 (21.55%) Veeam
19 24 (20.69%) NetBackup
20 23 (19.83%) LAN
20 23 (19.83%) SQL Server
21 22 (18.97%) Office 365
22 21 (18.10%) Norton AntiVirus
22 21 (18.10%) ITIL
22 21 (18.10%) Citrix

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 57 (49.14%) MS Exchange
2 38 (32.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (11.21%) Exchange Server 2003
4 9 (7.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 8 (6.90%) SharePoint
6 7 (6.03%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (6.03%) Skype for Business
7 6 (5.17%) IIS
8 5 (4.31%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (3.45%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2000
10 1 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 27 (23.28%) MS Excel
2 19 (16.38%) MS Office
3 10 (8.62%) MS Visio
4 9 (7.76%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.86%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (18.97%) Office 365
2 6 (5.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.72%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (1.72%) G Suite
4 1 (0.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (28.45%) SAN
2 27 (23.28%) DHCP
3 26 (22.41%) DNS
3 26 (22.41%) Firewall
4 23 (19.83%) LAN
5 20 (17.24%) TCP/IP
6 19 (16.38%) VPN
6 19 (16.38%) WAN
7 12 (10.34%) Internet
8 9 (7.76%) iSCSI
9 8 (6.90%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (6.90%) NAS
9 8 (6.90%) Network Security
10 7 (6.03%) Wireless
11 6 (5.17%) Skype
12 5 (4.31%) Cisco ISE
13 4 (3.45%) FTP
13 4 (3.45%) SSL
13 4 (3.45%) VLAN
13 4 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (19.83%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.03%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.59%) ObjectStore
4 3 (2.59%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.59%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (1.72%) SAP HANA
5 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.86%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.86%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 20 (17.24%) Finance
2 7 (6.03%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.45%) Law
4 3 (2.59%) Banking
4 3 (2.59%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.72%) Electronics
5 2 (1.72%) Marketing
6 1 (0.86%) Advertising
6 1 (0.86%) Local Government
6 1 (0.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (29.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 22 (18.97%) Support Engineer
3 17 (14.66%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 10 (8.62%) Analyst
4 10 (8.62%) Systems Engineer
5 9 (7.76%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (7.76%) Administrator
6 8 (6.90%) IT Engineer
6 8 (6.90%) Server Engineer
7 7 (6.03%) Technical Engineer
8 6 (5.17%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 6 (5.17%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (5.17%) 3rd Line Support
8 6 (5.17%) Backup Engineer
8 6 (5.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 6 (5.17%) Infrastructure Support
8 6 (5.17%) IT Support
8 6 (5.17%) Support Analyst
9 5 (4.31%) Systems Administrator
10 4 (3.45%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.59%) X-Windows
2 2 (1.72%) .NET
2 2 (1.72%) Middleware
3 1 (0.86%) HTML
3 1 (0.86%) HTML5
3 1 (0.86%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.76%) Data Centre
3 6 (5.17%) Blackberry
3 6 (5.17%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (4.31%) Clustering
5 4 (3.45%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.59%) Replication
7 2 (1.72%) AS400
7 2 (1.72%) EMC VNXe
7 2 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.86%) BYOD
8 1 (0.86%) FlexPod
8 1 (0.86%) IBM XIV
8 1 (0.86%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.86%) NHS
8 1 (0.86%) PKI
8 1 (0.86%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 95 (81.90%) Windows
2 68 (58.62%) Windows Server
3 57 (49.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 50 (43.10%) Windows Server 2012
5 37 (31.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 30 (25.86%) Windows 7
7 17 (14.66%) Windows 8
8 12 (10.34%) Windows 10
9 8 (6.90%) Windows XP
10 7 (6.03%) Mac OS X
11 3 (2.59%) Linux
11 3 (2.59%) Unix
12 1 (0.86%) AIX
12 1 (0.86%) Android
12 1 (0.86%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.86%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.86%) Solaris
12 1 (0.86%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.86%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (18.10%) ITIL
2 11 (9.48%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (8.62%) Time Management
4 8 (6.90%) Service Delivery
5 7 (6.03%) Infrastructure Management
5 7 (6.03%) Migration
6 5 (4.31%) Asset Management
6 5 (4.31%) IT Asset Management
6 5 (4.31%) Mobile Device Management
6 5 (4.31%) Network Architecture
6 5 (4.31%) Software Deployment
6 5 (4.31%) Technical Analysis
6 5 (4.31%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 4 (3.45%) Disk Encryption
7 4 (3.45%) Identity Management
8 3 (2.59%) Capacity Management
8 3 (2.59%) Change Management
8 3 (2.59%) Mentoring
8 3 (2.59%) Regulatory Compliance
8 3 (2.59%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 16 (13.79%) PowerShell
2 12 (10.34%) SQL
3 4 (3.45%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.86%) C
4 1 (0.86%) Perl
4 1 (0.86%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.86%) VB
4 1 (0.86%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (17.24%) MCSE
1 20 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (14.66%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (11.21%) CCNA
4 8 (6.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (3.45%) DBS Check
5 4 (3.45%) Degree
5 4 (3.45%) MCSA
6 3 (2.59%) MCITP
6 3 (2.59%) MCTS
6 3 (2.59%) RHCE
6 3 (2.59%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.72%) A+ Certification
7 2 (1.72%) ACSA
7 2 (1.72%) CCENT
7 2 (1.72%) MCP
7 2 (1.72%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (1.72%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.76%) SLA
2 1 (0.86%) BS25999
2 1 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.86%) QA
System Software
1 80 (68.97%) Active Directory
2 52 (44.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (17.24%) Hyper-V
4 18 (15.52%) VMware ESX
4 18 (15.52%) vSphere
5 12 (10.34%) Virtual Machines
6 11 (9.48%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (6.03%) Firmware
7 7 (6.03%) XenApp
7 7 (6.03%) XenDesktop
8 3 (2.59%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (2.59%) XenServer
9 2 (1.72%) ISA Server
9 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (1.72%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.72%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.86%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.86%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.86%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 28 (24.14%) SCCM
2 24 (20.69%) NetBackup
3 21 (18.10%) Norton AntiVirus
4 8 (6.90%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 7 (6.03%) SCOM
6 6 (5.17%) McAfee ePO
6 6 (5.17%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 5 (4.31%) Cisco UCCX
7 5 (4.31%) NetVault Backup
7 5 (4.31%) WSUS
8 4 (3.45%) EMC NetWorker
8 4 (3.45%) SCDPM
9 3 (2.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 2 (1.72%) Failover Clustering
10 2 (1.72%) SolarWinds Orion
10 2 (1.72%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.86%) AirWatch
11 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Clustering
11 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Intune
11 1 (0.86%) Simpana
Vendors
1 86 (74.14%) VMware
2 78 (67.24%) Microsoft
3 54 (46.55%) Symantec
4 37 (31.90%) Cisco
5 36 (31.03%) HP
6 26 (22.41%) Dell
7 25 (21.55%) Veeam
8 21 (18.10%) Citrix
9 12 (10.34%) NetApp
10 9 (7.76%) Apple
10 9 (7.76%) Avaya
10 9 (7.76%) Intel Security
11 8 (6.90%) EMC
11 8 (6.90%) Veritas
12 7 (6.03%) IBM
12 7 (6.03%) SolarWinds
13 6 (5.17%) EqualLogic
13 6 (5.17%) Polycom
13 6 (5.17%) Sophos
14 5 (4.31%) Canon
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