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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec Backup Exec
Rank 454 450 442
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -8
Contract jobs citing Backup Exec 145 123 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.23% 0.26%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.38% 3.18% 3.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 62 79
Average daily rate
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£295 £231 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.56% -26.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £107 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £213 £315
% change year-on-year
+36.47% -32.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 21
Average hourly rate £17.75 £20.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.25% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £19.10 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.60 £34.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-11.39% +12.85%

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
4291 3866 3855
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.62% 7.37% 6.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2508 2207 2004
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £210 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 145 180
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.30 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £40.23 £35.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.31% +5.12%

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 21 August 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
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 21 August 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 +15 138 £300 +46.34% 42
London +32 60 £300 +9.09% 9
South East -4 22 £190 +5.55% 11
North West +2 15 £300 +71.42% 3
East of England -19 13 £215 -28.33% 2
South West -27 13 £300 +39.53% 5
City of London +28 12 £233 -19.82% 3
Manchester -6 8 £310 - 3
Buckinghamshire -8 8 £180 +4.34% 1
Gloucestershire -15 8 £300 +3.44% 1
Milton Keynes 0 7 £180 +10.76% 1
West Midlands -8 6 £320 +26.73% 5
Oxfordshire 0 5 - - 4
East Midlands +6 4 - - 1
Cheshire +5 4 £230 -8.00%
Essex -4 4 £190 -5.00%
Yorkshire -11 4 £320 +199.06% 4
Hampshire - 4 £405 - 2
Surrey -5 3 - - 1
Hertfordshire -18 3 £320 +26.73%
Wiltshire - 3 £295 - 2
Birmingham - 3 £320 - 1
Dorking - 3 - - 1
Staffordshire -2 2 - - 1
West Yorkshire -6 2 £145 +35.51% 4
Scotland -24 2 - - 3
Derbyshire - 2 - - 1
Bristol - 2 £320 - 2
Oxford - 2 - - 2
Southend-on-Sea - 2 - -

Backup Exec
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 223 (87.45%) Windows
2 156 (61.18%) VMware
3 151 (59.22%) Microsoft
4 144 (56.47%) MS Exchange
5 140 (54.90%) Active Directory
6 133 (52.16%) Windows Server 2008
7 126 (49.41%) Symantec
8 108 (42.35%) Citrix
9 107 (41.96%) VMware Infrastructure
10 101 (39.61%) SAN
10 101 (39.61%) Exchange Server 2010
11 99 (38.82%) Windows Server 2003
12 86 (33.73%) DNS
13 83 (32.55%) DHCP
14 82 (32.16%) HP
15 76 (29.80%) Windows 7
16 75 (29.41%) Windows XP
16 75 (29.41%) Cisco
17 67 (26.27%) Microsoft Certification
17 67 (26.27%) Firewall
17 67 (26.27%) Hyper-V
18 66 (25.88%) Exchange Server 2003
19 64 (25.10%) ITIL
20 60 (23.53%) XenApp
21 57 (22.35%) Exchange Server 2007
22 47 (18.43%) MS Office
22 47 (18.43%) MS Excel
23 46 (18.04%) UNIX
23 46 (18.04%) Juniper
23 46 (18.04%) Blackberry

Backup Exec
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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
1 144 (56.47%) MS Exchange
2 101 (39.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 66 (25.88%) Exchange Server 2003
4 57 (22.35%) Exchange Server 2007
5 38 (14.90%) SharePoint
6 25 (9.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 16 (6.27%) Exchange Server 2013
8 13 (5.10%) Lync
9 12 (4.71%) IIS
10 10 (3.92%) Tomcat
11 7 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2000
11 7 (2.75%) SharePoint 2010
12 5 (1.96%) WebSphere
12 5 (1.96%) Apache
12 5 (1.96%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (1.57%) GlassFish
14 2 (0.78%) IBM Notes
15 1 (0.39%) SAS
15 1 (0.39%) Office Communications Server
15 1 (0.39%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 47 (18.43%) MS Office
1 47 (18.43%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.18%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (2.35%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.39%) BPCS
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (0.78%) SaaS
2 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 101 (39.61%) SAN
2 86 (33.73%) DNS
3 83 (32.55%) DHCP
4 67 (26.27%) Firewall
5 36 (14.12%) VPN
6 34 (13.33%) TCP/IP
7 30 (11.76%) Wireless
8 25 (9.80%) WAN
8 25 (9.80%) LAN
9 12 (4.71%) VoIP
10 11 (4.31%) VLAN
11 10 (3.92%) NAS
12 9 (3.53%) Network Security
13 8 (3.14%) IPsec
14 7 (2.75%) iSCSI
15 6 (2.35%) Cisco IOS
15 6 (2.35%) SSL
15 6 (2.35%) Fibre Channel
16 4 (1.57%) IPv4
16 4 (1.57%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (10.20%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (1.96%) MySQL
3 4 (1.57%) Oracle Database
3 4 (1.57%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.39%) JIRA
General
1 21 (8.24%) Finance
2 18 (7.06%) Financial Institution
3 7 (2.75%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.96%) Marketing
5 4 (1.57%) Local Government
6 3 (1.18%) Military
7 2 (0.78%) Publishing
8 1 (0.39%) Back Office
8 1 (0.39%) Law
8 1 (0.39%) Legal
8 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 74 (29.02%) Analyst
2 38 (14.90%) Support Analyst
3 37 (14.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 35 (13.73%) Support Engineer
5 28 (10.98%) Systems Engineer
6 27 (10.59%) 3rd Line Support
6 27 (10.59%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 21 (8.24%) Consultant
8 19 (7.45%) Systems Support
9 18 (7.06%) Operations Analyst
10 17 (6.67%) Administrator
11 16 (6.27%) 2nd Line Support
11 16 (6.27%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
12 13 (5.10%) Server Engineer
12 13 (5.10%) Wintel Support
12 13 (5.10%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 12 (4.71%) Systems Administrator
13 12 (4.71%) Systems Analyst
14 11 (4.31%) Architect
14 11 (4.31%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.57%) SAML
2 2 (0.78%) LAMP
2 2 (0.78%) JSF
2 2 (0.78%) .NET
2 2 (0.78%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.39%) COM
3 1 (0.39%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 46 (18.04%) Blackberry
2 20 (7.84%) Clustering
3 18 (7.06%) Hedge funds
4 14 (5.49%) Replication
5 13 (5.10%) iPhone
6 10 (3.92%) iPad
7 8 (3.14%) SecurID
7 8 (3.14%) VAX
7 8 (3.14%) AS400
8 6 (2.35%) Open Source
8 6 (2.35%) Fat Client
8 6 (2.35%) Thin Client
9 5 (1.96%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.57%) EqualLogic
10 4 (1.57%) PKI
11 3 (1.18%) Video Conferencing
11 3 (1.18%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.78%) Device Driver
12 2 (0.78%) Handset
13 1 (0.39%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 223 (87.45%) Windows
2 133 (52.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 99 (38.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 76 (29.80%) Windows 7
5 75 (29.41%) Windows XP
6 46 (18.04%) UNIX
7 38 (14.90%) Windows Server 2012
8 27 (10.59%) Linux
9 23 (9.02%) Windows 8
10 14 (5.49%) VMS
11 12 (4.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 11 (4.31%) Solaris
13 4 (1.57%) Windows 2000
14 3 (1.18%) Android
15 1 (0.39%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.39%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (25.10%) ITIL
2 21 (8.24%) Disaster Recovery
3 20 (7.84%) Service Management
4 12 (4.71%) Problem Management
5 10 (3.92%) Migration
6 9 (3.53%) Service Delivery
7 8 (3.14%) Incident Management
8 7 (2.75%) Change Control
8 7 (2.75%) Business Continuity
8 7 (2.75%) Project Management
9 6 (2.35%) PRINCE2
9 6 (2.35%) CRM
9 6 (2.35%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (1.96%) Kalman Filter
11 4 (1.57%) Configuration Management
11 4 (1.57%) Identity Management
11 4 (1.57%) Data Protection
11 4 (1.57%) ITIL V3
11 4 (1.57%) Zachman Framework
11 4 (1.57%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 45 (17.65%) SQL
2 22 (8.63%) PowerShell
3 11 (4.31%) C
4 9 (3.53%) VBScript
5 5 (1.96%) PHP
5 5 (1.96%) Java
6 4 (1.57%) Perl
7 3 (1.18%) VB
8 1 (0.39%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 67 (26.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 43 (16.86%) Security Cleared
3 38 (14.90%) MCITP
4 37 (14.51%) MCSE
5 30 (11.76%) SC Cleared
6 26 (10.20%) MCP
7 23 (9.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 17 (6.67%) DV Cleared
9 12 (4.71%) Degree
10 9 (3.53%) VCP5
10 9 (3.53%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (2.75%) CCNA
12 6 (2.35%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (1.96%) MCSA
13 5 (1.96%) Oracle Certification
14 3 (1.18%) RHCE
14 3 (1.18%) NCDA
15 2 (0.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 2 (0.78%) RHCT
15 2 (0.78%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (9.80%) SLA
2 2 (0.78%) QA
2 2 (0.78%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.39%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 140 (54.90%) Active Directory
2 107 (41.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 67 (26.27%) Hyper-V
4 60 (23.53%) XenApp
5 38 (14.90%) vSphere
6 37 (14.51%) VMware ESX
7 16 (6.27%) VMware ESXi
8 13 (5.10%) Terminal Services
9 11 (4.31%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 11 (4.31%) XenDesktop
10 7 (2.75%) vCloud
11 6 (2.35%) NFS
11 6 (2.35%) ISA Server
11 6 (2.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 5 (1.96%) XenServer
13 4 (1.57%) Oracle RAC
13 4 (1.57%) Xen
13 4 (1.57%) Shibboleth
13 4 (1.57%) UAG
14 3 (1.18%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 40 (15.69%) NetBackup
2 33 (12.94%) Norton AntiVirus
3 24 (9.41%) SCCM
4 19 (7.45%) Tivoli
5 18 (7.06%) Control-M
6 15 (5.88%) McAfee ePO
7 14 (5.49%) WSUS
8 13 (5.10%) SCOM
9 9 (3.53%) HP SIM
10 8 (3.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 8 (3.14%) Tivoli NetView
10 8 (3.14%) OpenView
10 8 (3.14%) Legato
10 8 (3.14%) Netcool
10 8 (3.14%) BMC PATROL
11 7 (2.75%) ARCserve
12 5 (1.96%) HP Data Protector
12 5 (1.96%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
13 4 (1.57%) SCSM
13 4 (1.57%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 156 (61.18%) VMware
2 151 (59.22%) Microsoft
3 126 (49.41%) Symantec
4 108 (42.35%) Citrix
5 82 (32.16%) HP
6 75 (29.41%) Cisco
7 46 (18.04%) Juniper
8 31 (12.16%) EMC
9 28 (10.98%) Veritas
10 26 (10.20%) McAfee
11 24 (9.41%) Apple
11 24 (9.41%) Oracle
12 23 (9.02%) Meru Networks
13 22 (8.63%) IBM
14 19 (7.45%) Remedy
15 18 (7.06%) Dell
16 17 (6.67%) Veeam
17 13 (5.10%) Sophos
18 12 (4.71%) Avaya
19 11 (4.31%) NetApp
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