The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec Backup Exec
Rank 492 391 480
Rank change year-on-year
-101 +89
Contract jobs citing Backup Exec 95 154 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.32% 0.18%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.31% 4.87% 2.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 83 54
Average daily rate £325 £253 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.71% +1.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £133 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £225 £220
% change year-on-year
+44.44% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 16
Average hourly rate £12.00 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.42% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £19.30 £33.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £18.00 £17.16
% change year-on-year
-36.11% +4.89%
Systems Management Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
4115 3159 3757
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.31% 6.62% 6.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2371 1814 2011
Average daily rate £388 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 158 161
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £42.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +8.10%

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -138 87 £313 +23.76% 48
London -43 35 £300 - 15
South East -24 27 £285 +26.66% 15
Buckinghamshire -11 13 £275 +26.43% 3
North West -18 8 £83 -66.49% 6
Manchester -9 7 £83 -68.86% 5
East of England -32 6 £370 +64.44% 2
Hampshire -5 5 £295 +15.12% 1
Berkshire -6 5 £450 +100.00%
South Wales -13 5 £425 -
Wales -15 5 £425 -
Milton Keynes -16 5 £275 +22.22% 3
Bridgend - 5 £425 -
Croydon - 5 - -
Cambridge 0 4 £370 -
East Midlands -6 4 - - 1
Cambridgeshire -12 4 £370 -
City of London -17 3 £245 -23.43% 5
South West -26 3 £335 +21.81% 4
Romford - 3 - -
Nottinghamshire - 3 - -
Oxfordshire - 3 £200 - 6
Nottingham - 3 - -
Reading - 3 £450 -
Scotland -9 2 £305 - 1
Wiltshire -19 2 £335 +67.50% 1
West Yorkshire -20 2 - -
West Midlands -20 2 £350 +70.73% 3
Yorkshire -23 2 - -
Slough - 2 - -

Backup Exec
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 165 (84.18%) Windows
2 121 (61.73%) MS Exchange
3 118 (60.20%) Microsoft
4 115 (58.67%) Active Directory
4 115 (58.67%) VMware
5 99 (50.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 88 (44.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 88 (44.90%) Symantec
7 87 (44.39%) HP
8 86 (43.88%) VMware Infrastructure
9 70 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2010
10 66 (33.67%) SAN
11 65 (33.16%) ITIL
12 64 (32.65%) Windows 7
13 63 (32.14%) Cisco
14 57 (29.08%) DNS
14 57 (29.08%) Firewall
15 56 (28.57%) DHCP
16 55 (28.06%) SQL
17 53 (27.04%) Citrix
18 52 (26.53%) Exchange Server 2003
19 51 (26.02%) Windows XP
20 49 (25.00%) Hyper-V
21 44 (22.45%) MS Office
21 44 (22.45%) Blackberry
22 40 (20.41%) Microsoft Certification
22 40 (20.41%) SharePoint
23 39 (19.90%) Security Cleared
24 38 (19.39%) XenApp
25 35 (17.86%) SCCM

Backup Exec
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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
1 121 (61.73%) MS Exchange
2 70 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 52 (26.53%) Exchange Server 2003
4 40 (20.41%) SharePoint
5 25 (12.76%) Exchange Server 2007
6 23 (11.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 19 (9.69%) IIS
8 10 (5.10%) SharePoint 2010
9 8 (4.08%) Lync
10 7 (3.57%) Tomcat
11 6 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2013
11 6 (3.06%) Lotus Domino
12 5 (2.55%) WebSphere
13 4 (2.04%) IBM Notes
13 4 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2000
14 3 (1.53%) Exchange Server 5.5
15 2 (1.02%) GlassFish
15 2 (1.02%) Apache
Applications
1 44 (22.45%) MS Office
2 31 (15.82%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.04%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.55%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.51%) BPCS
3 1 (0.51%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.10%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (2.04%) Google Apps
3 3 (1.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 66 (33.67%) SAN
2 57 (29.08%) DNS
2 57 (29.08%) Firewall
3 56 (28.57%) DHCP
4 32 (16.33%) TCP/IP
5 29 (14.80%) LAN
6 28 (14.29%) VPN
7 27 (13.78%) VoIP
8 21 (10.71%) WAN
9 12 (6.12%) Cisco ASA
9 12 (6.12%) Wireless
9 12 (6.12%) VLAN
10 10 (5.10%) FTP
11 8 (4.08%) NAS
12 7 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
12 7 (3.57%) IPsec
13 6 (3.06%) Cisco IOS
14 5 (2.55%) Internet
14 5 (2.55%) iSCSI
15 4 (2.04%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.10%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (3.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (2.55%) MySQL
5 4 (2.04%) Data Mining
6 3 (1.53%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (1.02%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.02%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Ant
1 1 (0.51%) JIRA
General
1 15 (7.65%) Finance
2 3 (1.53%) Local Government
3 2 (1.02%) Law
3 2 (1.02%) Legal
3 2 (1.02%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.02%) Military
4 1 (0.51%) Advertising
4 1 (0.51%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 31 (15.82%) Analyst
2 26 (13.27%) Support Engineer
3 25 (12.76%) 2nd Line Support
4 23 (11.73%) 3rd Line Support
5 20 (10.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 19 (9.69%) Support Analyst
7 18 (9.18%) Desktop Support
8 14 (7.14%) Consultant
9 13 (6.63%) Systems Engineer
10 11 (5.61%) Server Engineer
11 10 (5.10%) Wintel Engineer
11 10 (5.10%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 10 (5.10%) Architect
11 10 (5.10%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 8 (4.08%) IT Support
12 8 (4.08%) Infrastructure Architect
13 7 (3.57%) Support Technician
14 6 (3.06%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
14 6 (3.06%) 1st Line Support
14 6 (3.06%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.53%) WSH
2 2 (1.02%) SAML
2 2 (1.02%) LAMP
3 1 (0.51%) JSF
3 1 (0.51%) .NET
3 1 (0.51%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.51%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 44 (22.45%) Blackberry
2 15 (7.65%) Clustering
3 10 (5.10%) Replication
4 9 (4.59%) Thin Client
4 9 (4.59%) Fat Client
5 7 (3.57%) iPad
6 6 (3.06%) iPhone
6 6 (3.06%) Client/Server
6 6 (3.06%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.55%) CLARiiON
8 4 (2.04%) EqualLogic
8 4 (2.04%) CCTV
9 3 (1.53%) VLE
9 3 (1.53%) Celerra
10 2 (1.02%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (1.02%) Open Source
10 2 (1.02%) PKI
11 1 (0.51%) SecurID
11 1 (0.51%) Device Driver
11 1 (0.51%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 165 (84.18%) Windows
2 99 (50.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 88 (44.90%) Windows Server 2003
4 64 (32.65%) Windows 7
5 51 (26.02%) Windows XP
6 31 (15.82%) Linux
7 25 (12.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (8.67%) UNIX
9 13 (6.63%) Windows 8
10 9 (4.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (4.08%) Windows Vista
12 6 (3.06%) Android
12 6 (3.06%) Solaris
13 4 (2.04%) Apple iOS
14 3 (1.53%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.51%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.51%) VMS
15 1 (0.51%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.51%) Windows Phone 8
15 1 (0.51%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (33.16%) ITIL
2 20 (10.20%) Disaster Recovery
2 20 (10.20%) Service Delivery
3 19 (9.69%) Service Management
4 15 (7.65%) Migration
5 12 (6.12%) ITIL V3
6 11 (5.61%) CRM
7 10 (5.10%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (4.59%) Change Management
9 7 (3.57%) Business Continuity
10 6 (3.06%) Information Security
11 5 (2.55%) Time Management
12 4 (2.04%) Data Protection
12 4 (2.04%) Network Management
12 4 (2.04%) Mobile Device Management
12 4 (2.04%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (2.04%) PRINCE
12 4 (2.04%) Project Management
12 4 (2.04%) Asset Management
13 3 (1.53%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (28.06%) SQL
2 30 (15.31%) PowerShell
3 10 (5.10%) C
4 6 (3.06%) VB
5 4 (2.04%) VBScript
5 4 (2.04%) Perl
6 2 (1.02%) Python
6 2 (1.02%) PHP
6 2 (1.02%) Java
Qualifications
1 40 (20.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 39 (19.90%) Security Cleared
3 31 (15.82%) MCSE
4 26 (13.27%) SC Cleared
5 22 (11.22%) MCP
6 20 (10.20%) DV Cleared
7 10 (5.10%) MCITP
8 9 (4.59%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (4.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (3.06%) MCSA
10 6 (3.06%) CCNA
10 6 (3.06%) Degree
11 5 (2.55%) Citrix Certification
12 4 (2.04%) Oracle Certification
12 4 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (1.02%) NCDA
13 2 (1.02%) RHCE
13 2 (1.02%) RHCT
14 1 (0.51%) MCTS
14 1 (0.51%) ACSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.04%) QA
2 2 (1.02%) SLA
3 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.51%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.51%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 115 (58.67%) Active Directory
2 86 (43.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 38 (19.39%) XenApp
5 32 (16.33%) vSphere
6 20 (10.20%) VMware ESX
7 11 (5.61%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 8 (4.08%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (4.08%) Terminal Services
9 7 (3.57%) XenServer
10 6 (3.06%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 6 (3.06%) NFS
11 5 (2.55%) MetaFrame
11 5 (2.55%) XenDesktop
12 4 (2.04%) vCloud
13 3 (1.53%) Xen
13 3 (1.53%) ISA Server
13 3 (1.53%) Forefront TMG
13 3 (1.53%) Oracle RAC
14 2 (1.02%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 35 (17.86%) SCCM
2 26 (13.27%) Norton AntiVirus
3 21 (10.71%) NetBackup
4 13 (6.63%) McAfee ePO
5 9 (4.59%) ARCserve
5 9 (4.59%) WSUS
6 8 (4.08%) SCOM
7 6 (3.06%) HP Data Protector
8 4 (2.04%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 4 (2.04%) SCSM
8 4 (2.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 3 (1.53%) Data Guard
10 2 (1.02%) HP SIM
10 2 (1.02%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 2 (1.02%) Legato
10 2 (1.02%) OpenView
10 2 (1.02%) MOM
10 2 (1.02%) MIMEsweeper
10 2 (1.02%) MAILsweeper
11 1 (0.51%) Nagios
Vendors
1 118 (60.20%) Microsoft
2 115 (58.67%) VMware
3 88 (44.90%) Symantec
4 87 (44.39%) HP
5 63 (32.14%) Cisco
6 53 (27.04%) Citrix
7 34 (17.35%) Dell
8 25 (12.76%) McAfee
9 21 (10.71%) NetApp
10 18 (9.18%) EMC
11 16 (8.16%) Oracle
12 14 (7.14%) IBM
12 14 (7.14%) Sophos
13 11 (5.61%) Avaya
14 10 (5.10%) Juniper
14 10 (5.10%) Compaq
15 9 (4.59%) Lumension
16 8 (4.08%) Becrypt
16 8 (4.08%) Apple
16 8 (4.08%) CheckPoint
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