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 28 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Symantec Backup Exec
Rank 583 535 463
Rank change year-on-year
-48 -72
Contract jobs citing Backup Exec 68 111 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.19% 0.28%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.12% 2.27% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 77 80
Median daily rate £275 £180 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.77% -38.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £112 £120 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £325 £377
UK excluding London median daily rate £240 £180 £300
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 13
Median hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £12.20 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £19.20 £32.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £18.50 £15.13
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +22.31%

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
6074 4886 4499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 11.25% 8.56% 8.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4009 3014 2626
Median daily rate £450 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +12.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 142 134
Median hourly rate £28.50 £21.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.13% +11.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £41.75 £30.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £21.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+32.55% +10.25%

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 28 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 28 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 28 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 -62 55 £290 +61.11% 18
South East +7 15 £115 -60.00% 6
London -6 13 £293 +60.27% 3
West Midlands -34 8 £275 +17.02% 1
Berkshire +4 7 £115 - 2
East Midlands - 6 £400 -
Hampshire +5 5 - -
Birmingham - 5 £300 -
Portsmouth - 5 - -
Lincoln - 5 £400 -
Lincolnshire - 5 £400 -
Wales - 5 £350 - 1
North West -4 4 £175 -36.93% 2
Bracknell - 4 £115 -
City of London +46 3 £293 +46.25% 1
Bedfordshire +3 3 £200 +25.00%
East of England -2 3 £200 +14.28%
Lancashire -6 3 - -
South Wales - 3 £350 - 1
North East - 3 £404 - 1
North Lanarkshire +12 2 £160 -
Bedford +4 2 £200 +25.00%
Bellshill +1 2 £160 -
Yorkshire -4 2 £78 -74.16% 5
Surrey -5 2 £100 -63.63% 2
Scotland -7 2 £160 +34.45%
Swansea - 2 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £409 -
West Wales - 2 - -
Middlesbrough - 2 £78 -

Backup Exec
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 132 (89.19%) Windows
2 113 (76.35%) Active Directory
3 108 (72.97%) VMware
4 96 (64.86%) Microsoft
5 94 (63.51%) Windows Server
6 88 (59.46%) Symantec
7 83 (56.08%) VMware Infrastructure
8 71 (47.97%) MS Exchange
9 63 (42.57%) HP
10 51 (34.46%) DNS
11 46 (31.08%) Citrix
12 45 (30.41%) Windows Server 2008
13 44 (29.73%) MS Office
14 43 (29.05%) Windows Server 2012
15 42 (28.38%) ITIL
16 41 (27.70%) Microsoft Certification
17 39 (26.35%) MS Excel
17 39 (26.35%) Firewall
18 37 (25.00%) TCP/IP
19 36 (24.32%) DHCP
20 35 (23.65%) Windows 7
20 35 (23.65%) SCCM
21 34 (22.97%) Exchange Server 2010
21 34 (22.97%) Windows Server 2003
22 33 (22.30%) Cisco
22 33 (22.30%) NetBackup
23 31 (20.95%) MCSE
24 30 (20.27%) vSphere
24 30 (20.27%) SCOM
25 29 (19.59%) IBM

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 71 (47.97%) MS Exchange
2 34 (22.97%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (14.19%) SharePoint
4 12 (8.11%) Skype for Business
5 9 (6.08%) IBM Notes
6 8 (5.41%) IIS
7 7 (4.73%) Exchange Server 2003
7 7 (4.73%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (4.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 6 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (3.38%) IBM Domino
10 3 (2.03%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (1.35%) Apache
12 1 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2000
12 1 (0.68%) JBoss
12 1 (0.68%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.68%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.68%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.68%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 44 (29.73%) MS Office
2 39 (26.35%) MS Excel
3 8 (5.41%) MS Project
4 1 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.68%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 22 (14.86%) Office 365
2 9 (6.08%) Mimecast
3 7 (4.73%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.70%) SaaS
5 3 (2.03%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.68%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.68%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.68%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.68%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 51 (34.46%) DNS
2 39 (26.35%) Firewall
3 37 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 36 (24.32%) DHCP
5 27 (18.24%) SAN
6 23 (15.54%) LAN
7 22 (14.86%) WAN
8 18 (12.16%) Wireless
9 10 (6.76%) VoIP
10 9 (6.08%) Network Security
11 8 (5.41%) Extranet
11 8 (5.41%) iSCSI
11 8 (5.41%) VPN
12 6 (4.05%) NAS
12 6 (4.05%) VLAN
13 5 (3.38%) Cisco ASA
13 5 (3.38%) Internet
13 5 (3.38%) MPLS
13 5 (3.38%) SNMP
13 5 (3.38%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (18.92%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.03%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.35%) MySQL
5 1 (0.68%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.68%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.68%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.68%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.68%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 26 (17.57%) Finance
2 9 (6.08%) Legal
3 4 (2.70%) Advertising
3 4 (2.70%) Billing
3 4 (2.70%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.35%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.68%) Front Office
5 1 (0.68%) Marketing
5 1 (0.68%) Military
5 1 (0.68%) Publishing
5 1 (0.68%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (20.27%) Analyst
2 27 (18.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 26 (17.57%) Server Engineer
3 26 (17.57%) Support Engineer
4 19 (12.84%) Wintel Engineer
5 15 (10.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 15 (10.14%) Service Analyst
6 13 (8.78%) Desktop Engineer
6 13 (8.78%) Service Desk Analyst
7 12 (8.11%) Support Analyst
7 12 (8.11%) Wintel Support
8 10 (6.76%) Systems Engineer
8 10 (6.76%) VMware Engineer
8 10 (6.76%) Wintel Support Engineer
9 9 (6.08%) 2nd Line Support
9 9 (6.08%) Desktop Support
10 8 (5.41%) Senior Desktop Engineer
10 8 (5.41%) Senior Server Engineer
10 8 (5.41%) Server Support
10 8 (5.41%) Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.35%) Web Services
2 1 (0.68%) ELK Stack
2 1 (0.68%) Java RMI
2 1 (0.68%) LAMP
2 1 (0.68%) MAPI
2 1 (0.68%) Middleware
2 1 (0.68%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 26 (17.57%) Data Centre
2 16 (10.81%) Blackberry
3 14 (9.46%) Clustering
4 9 (6.08%) AS400
4 9 (6.08%) Mathematics
5 5 (3.38%) Driving Licence
6 4 (2.70%) Device Driver
6 4 (2.70%) Fat Client
6 4 (2.70%) Hedge funds
6 4 (2.70%) Thin Client
7 3 (2.03%) FlexPod
7 3 (2.03%) Security Operations Centre
8 2 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.35%) Contactless
8 2 (1.35%) EMC VNXe
8 2 (1.35%) NHS
8 2 (1.35%) Replication
9 1 (0.68%) CLARiiON
9 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.68%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 132 (89.19%) Windows
2 94 (63.51%) Windows Server
3 45 (30.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 43 (29.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 35 (23.65%) Windows 7
6 34 (22.97%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (8.78%) Linux
8 11 (7.43%) Windows XP
9 8 (5.41%) Windows Phone
10 7 (4.73%) Data ONTAP
11 5 (3.38%) Mac OS X Server
11 5 (3.38%) Unix
12 3 (2.03%) Ubuntu
12 3 (2.03%) Windows 8
13 2 (1.35%) Debian
13 2 (1.35%) Fedora
13 2 (1.35%) Mac OS X
13 2 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (1.35%) Solaris
13 2 (1.35%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (28.38%) ITIL
2 21 (14.19%) Disaster Recovery
3 16 (10.81%) Mentoring
3 16 (10.81%) Migration
4 13 (8.78%) Business Continuity
5 12 (8.11%) Problem Management
6 10 (6.76%) Change Management
7 9 (6.08%) Capacity Management
7 9 (6.08%) Coaching
7 9 (6.08%) Mobile Device Management
7 9 (6.08%) Software Deployment
7 9 (6.08%) Virtual Environments
8 8 (5.41%) PRINCE2
8 8 (5.41%) Project Management
8 8 (5.41%) Server Virtualisation
9 7 (4.73%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (4.05%) Identity Management
10 6 (4.05%) Security Patching
10 6 (4.05%) Service Delivery
11 5 (3.38%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (10.81%) PowerShell
2 13 (8.78%) SQL
3 10 (6.76%) C
4 3 (2.03%) Python
5 2 (1.35%) VBScript
6 1 (0.68%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.68%) Java
6 1 (0.68%) Perl
6 1 (0.68%) PHP
6 1 (0.68%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 41 (27.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (20.95%) MCSE
3 21 (14.19%) MCSA
4 16 (10.81%) Security Cleared
5 14 (9.46%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (7.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 10 (6.76%) CCNA
7 10 (6.76%) MCITP
7 10 (6.76%) MCP
8 9 (6.08%) Degree
9 8 (5.41%) DV Cleared
10 5 (3.38%) DBS Check
10 5 (3.38%) MCTS
11 4 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (2.70%) LPIC
11 4 (2.70%) SC Cleared
12 3 (2.03%) A+ Certification
12 3 (2.03%) MCDST
13 2 (1.35%) ACSA
13 2 (1.35%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (3.38%) JSP 440
2 4 (2.70%) COBIT
3 3 (2.03%) SLA
4 2 (1.35%) QA
5 1 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 113 (76.35%) Active Directory
2 83 (56.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (20.27%) vSphere
4 21 (14.19%) Hyper-V
4 21 (14.19%) XenApp
5 20 (13.51%) VMware ESX
6 15 (10.14%) Virtual Machines
6 15 (10.14%) VMware ESXi
7 14 (9.46%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 11 (7.43%) Terminal Services
9 9 (6.08%) XenDesktop
10 8 (5.41%) UAG
11 7 (4.73%) Virtual Servers
12 5 (3.38%) Firmware
13 4 (2.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 4 (2.70%) NFS
14 1 (0.68%) Docker
14 1 (0.68%) ISA Server
14 1 (0.68%) KVM
14 1 (0.68%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 35 (23.65%) SCCM
2 33 (22.30%) NetBackup
3 30 (20.27%) SCOM
4 22 (14.86%) WSUS
5 20 (13.51%) Norton AntiVirus
6 17 (11.49%) McAfee ePO
7 14 (9.46%) HP SIM
8 11 (7.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 8 (5.41%) IBM BigFix
9 8 (5.41%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
10 7 (4.73%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 6 (4.05%) Microsoft Clustering
11 6 (4.05%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 5 (3.38%) SCDPM
12 5 (3.38%) WhatsUp Gold
13 4 (2.70%) Control-M
13 4 (2.70%) EMC NetWorker
13 4 (2.70%) SCOrch
14 3 (2.03%) SolarWinds Orion
14 3 (2.03%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 108 (72.97%) VMware
2 96 (64.86%) Microsoft
3 88 (59.46%) Symantec
4 63 (42.57%) HP
5 46 (31.08%) Citrix
6 33 (22.30%) Cisco
7 29 (19.59%) IBM
8 27 (18.24%) Intel Security
9 22 (14.86%) Veeam
10 18 (12.16%) Dell
10 18 (12.16%) NetApp
11 15 (10.14%) arcserve
11 15 (10.14%) Avaya
12 11 (7.43%) Apple
13 9 (6.08%) Becrypt
13 9 (6.08%) CheckPoint
14 8 (5.41%) Lotus
14 8 (5.41%) Remedy
15 7 (4.73%) EMC
15 7 (4.73%) Veritas
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