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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Symantec Backup Exec
Rank 568 550 513
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -37
Contract jobs citing Backup Exec 85 90 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.16% 0.19%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.52% 1.98% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 53 42
Median daily rate £295 £190 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.26% -42.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £111 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £140 £325
% change year-on-year
+142.85% -56.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 10
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.34 £11.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.59% +73.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £13.15 £10.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £23.85 £34.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £20.19 £11.50
% change year-on-year
-15.77% +75.52%

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
5597 4550 4291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.08% 8.16% 7.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3541 2767 2468
Median daily rate £450 £400 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +0.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 198 158
Median hourly rate £22.25 £20.19 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.23% -17.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £37.85 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £20.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+12.19% -18.00%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 5 May 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 -9 80 £295 +7.27% 24
London +15 32 £290 -17.14% 8
South East +5 28 £350 +27.27% 7
City of London +42 10 £295 -29.76% 2
Surrey -2 9 £350 +27.27% 1
West Midlands -13 9 £275 - 1
East Sussex - 8 - -
Birmingham +5 7 £275 -
Redhill - 6 £350 -
Berkshire - 5 £500 - 2
Bedfordshire +9 4 £148 -
East of England +4 4 £148 -10.60%
Reading - 4 £360 - 2
Bedford - 4 £148 -
East Midlands +10 3 £400 +30.08%
Hampshire - 3 £290 -
Glasgow -7 2 £210 +63.67% 1
North West -7 2 £400 - 3
Scotland -40 2 £210 +64.96% 1
Lincoln - 2 £400 -
Lincolnshire - 2 £400 -
Manchester - 2 £400 - 1
Hook - 2 £430 -
Buckinghamshire +8 1 - - 2
Milton Keynes +2 1 - -
West Yorkshire -1 1 - - 3
Yorkshire -2 1 - - 3
Nottinghamshire -4 1 £350 +13.82%
South West -5 1 - - 1
Coventry -7 1 £225 -18.18%

Backup Exec
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 128 (88.28%) Windows
2 113 (77.93%) Active Directory
3 88 (60.69%) VMware
4 81 (55.86%) Microsoft
5 75 (51.72%) Windows Server
6 72 (49.66%) MS Exchange
7 69 (47.59%) Symantec
8 66 (45.52%) VMware Infrastructure
9 54 (37.24%) HP
10 53 (36.55%) MS Office
11 47 (32.41%) Windows Server 2008
12 45 (31.03%) Citrix
13 39 (26.90%) Microsoft Certification
13 39 (26.90%) NetBackup
13 39 (26.90%) vSphere
14 38 (26.21%) Windows Server 2003
14 38 (26.21%) DNS
15 36 (24.83%) Windows Server 2012
16 35 (24.14%) Windows 7
16 35 (24.14%) MS Excel
17 32 (22.07%) ITIL
18 30 (20.69%) Finance
19 29 (20.00%) MCSE
19 29 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
20 28 (19.31%) WSUS
20 28 (19.31%) Intel Security
21 27 (18.62%) Firewall
22 26 (17.93%) TCP/IP
22 26 (17.93%) SCCM
23 25 (17.24%) Cisco

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 72 (49.66%) MS Exchange
2 29 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (13.79%) SharePoint
4 10 (6.90%) IIS
5 9 (6.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 9 (6.21%) Skype for Business
6 8 (5.52%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (4.83%) Exchange Server 2003
7 7 (4.83%) IBM Notes
8 5 (3.45%) IBM Domino
8 5 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (2.07%) Apache
10 2 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (1.38%) JBoss
10 2 (1.38%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2000
11 1 (0.69%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.69%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.69%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 53 (36.55%) MS Office
2 35 (24.14%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.76%) MS Project
4 3 (2.07%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.38%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (13.10%) Office 365
2 9 (6.21%) Mimecast
3 5 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (2.76%) SaaS
5 3 (2.07%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.69%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.69%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.69%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.69%) CloudBees
6 1 (0.69%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 38 (26.21%) DNS
2 27 (18.62%) Firewall
3 26 (17.93%) TCP/IP
4 22 (15.17%) DHCP
4 22 (15.17%) SAN
5 18 (12.41%) LAN
5 18 (12.41%) WAN
6 15 (10.34%) Wireless
7 12 (8.28%) VPN
8 10 (6.90%) Internet
9 5 (3.45%) iSCSI
9 5 (3.45%) VoIP
10 4 (2.76%) Extranet
10 4 (2.76%) Network Security
11 3 (2.07%) Fibre Channel
11 3 (2.07%) SSL
12 2 (1.38%) ADSL
12 2 (1.38%) FTP
12 2 (1.38%) NAS
12 2 (1.38%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (15.17%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.76%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.07%) MySQL
5 2 (1.38%) Apache Hive
5 2 (1.38%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.69%) DTS
6 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.69%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.69%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 30 (20.69%) Finance
2 10 (6.90%) Financial Institution
3 9 (6.21%) Legal
4 4 (2.76%) Advertising
5 3 (2.07%) Retail
6 2 (1.38%) Banking
6 2 (1.38%) Front Office
7 1 (0.69%) Law
7 1 (0.69%) Marketing
7 1 (0.69%) Military
7 1 (0.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 36 (24.83%) Analyst
2 28 (19.31%) Support Engineer
3 23 (15.86%) Server Engineer
3 23 (15.86%) Wintel Engineer
4 20 (13.79%) Wintel Support
5 18 (12.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 16 (11.03%) Server Support
6 16 (11.03%) Wintel Support Engineer
7 15 (10.34%) 2nd Line Support
7 15 (10.34%) Service Analyst
8 13 (8.97%) Server Support Engineer
8 13 (8.97%) Service Desk Analyst
8 13 (8.97%) Support Analyst
9 11 (7.59%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 11 (7.59%) Wintel Server Engineer
10 9 (6.21%) VMware Engineer
11 8 (5.52%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 8 (5.52%) 3rd Line Support
11 8 (5.52%) Systems Engineer
12 6 (4.14%) Senior Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.38%) Regular Expression
1 2 (1.38%) Web Services
2 1 (0.69%) .NET
2 1 (0.69%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.69%) ELK Stack
2 1 (0.69%) LAMP
2 1 (0.69%) MAPI
2 1 (0.69%) Middleware
2 1 (0.69%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 23 (15.86%) Data Centre
2 15 (10.34%) Blackberry
3 10 (6.90%) Clustering
3 10 (6.90%) Hedge funds
4 9 (6.21%) AS400
4 9 (6.21%) Driving Licence
4 9 (6.21%) Mathematics
5 5 (3.45%) Device Driver
6 4 (2.76%) Fat Client
6 4 (2.76%) Security Operations Centre
6 4 (2.76%) Thin Client
7 3 (2.07%) Contactless
8 2 (1.38%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (1.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.38%) iPhone
8 2 (1.38%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.38%) NHS
8 2 (1.38%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.69%) CLARiiON
9 1 (0.69%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 128 (88.28%) Windows
2 75 (51.72%) Windows Server
3 47 (32.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 38 (26.21%) Windows Server 2003
5 36 (24.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 35 (24.14%) Windows 7
7 19 (13.10%) Unix
8 18 (12.41%) Windows XP
9 13 (8.97%) Linux
10 5 (3.45%) Data ONTAP
10 5 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (2.76%) Ubuntu
11 4 (2.76%) Windows 2000 Server
11 4 (2.76%) Windows Phone
12 3 (2.07%) AIX
12 3 (2.07%) Android
12 3 (2.07%) Debian
12 3 (2.07%) Mac OS X Server
12 3 (2.07%) Windows 8
13 2 (1.38%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (22.07%) ITIL
2 19 (13.10%) Problem Management
3 18 (12.41%) Mentoring
4 15 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (7.59%) Business Continuity
5 11 (7.59%) Coaching
6 10 (6.90%) Root Cause Analysis
7 7 (4.83%) Change Management
8 6 (4.14%) Data Management
8 6 (4.14%) Identity Management
8 6 (4.14%) Migration
8 6 (4.14%) Project Management
9 5 (3.45%) Capacity Management
9 5 (3.45%) Information Security
9 5 (3.45%) People Management
9 5 (3.45%) Service Delivery
9 5 (3.45%) Service Management
9 5 (3.45%) Software Deployment
10 4 (2.76%) Power Management
10 4 (2.76%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 13 (8.97%) PowerShell
2 11 (7.59%) SQL
3 10 (6.90%) C
4 4 (2.76%) Python
5 3 (2.07%) VBScript
6 2 (1.38%) Java
7 1 (0.69%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.69%) Perl
7 1 (0.69%) PHP
7 1 (0.69%) Ruby
7 1 (0.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 39 (26.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (20.00%) MCSE
3 23 (15.86%) MCSA
4 11 (7.59%) MCP
4 11 (7.59%) Security Cleared
5 9 (6.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (4.14%) CCNA
6 6 (4.14%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (4.14%) Degree
6 6 (4.14%) MCITP
7 4 (2.76%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (2.76%) SC Cleared
8 3 (2.07%) DV Cleared
8 3 (2.07%) LPIC
9 2 (1.38%) DBS Check
9 2 (1.38%) VCP5
9 2 (1.38%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.69%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.69%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.69%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.21%) SLA
2 5 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.76%) COBIT
4 2 (1.38%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.69%) QA
System Software
1 113 (77.93%) Active Directory
2 66 (45.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (26.90%) vSphere
4 21 (14.48%) XenApp
5 16 (11.03%) VMware ESX
6 14 (9.66%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 11 (7.59%) Hyper-V
8 9 (6.21%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (5.52%) Terminal Services
9 8 (5.52%) XenDesktop
10 5 (3.45%) VMware Workstation
11 4 (2.76%) Firmware
11 4 (2.76%) ISA Server
11 4 (2.76%) MetaFrame
11 4 (2.76%) NFS
11 4 (2.76%) UAG
12 2 (1.38%) Forefront TMG
12 2 (1.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.69%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (0.69%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 39 (26.90%) NetBackup
2 28 (19.31%) WSUS
3 26 (17.93%) SCCM
4 21 (14.48%) SCOM
5 20 (13.79%) McAfee ePO
6 14 (9.66%) HP SIM
7 12 (8.28%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 10 (6.90%) Control-M
9 9 (6.21%) Tivoli
10 8 (5.52%) Norton AntiVirus
11 5 (3.45%) ServiceCenter
12 4 (2.76%) IBM BigFix
12 4 (2.76%) Nagios
12 4 (2.76%) SCOrch
12 4 (2.76%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
13 3 (2.07%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 3 (2.07%) Puppet
14 2 (1.38%) ArcSight ESM
14 2 (1.38%) HP Data Protector
14 2 (1.38%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 88 (60.69%) VMware
2 81 (55.86%) Microsoft
3 69 (47.59%) Symantec
4 54 (37.24%) HP
5 45 (31.03%) Citrix
6 28 (19.31%) Intel Security
7 25 (17.24%) Cisco
8 24 (16.55%) IBM
9 17 (11.72%) Avaya
10 15 (10.34%) NetApp
11 13 (8.97%) arcserve
11 13 (8.97%) Veritas
12 12 (8.28%) CheckPoint
12 12 (8.28%) Dell
13 9 (6.21%) Becrypt
13 9 (6.21%) Veeam
14 6 (4.14%) Lotus
14 6 (4.14%) Red Hat
15 5 (3.45%) Remedy
15 5 (3.45%) SolarWinds
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £275 - £320 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harris Global
Posted: 5 days ago
Halesowen
Venturi
Rate: £200.00 - £280.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago