The table below looks at the statistics for Backup Exec skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Backup Exec over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Symantec Backup Exec
Rank 113 111 92
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -19
Contract jobs citing Backup Exec 11 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.41% 0.084% 0.38%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.45% 1.14% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
Average daily rate
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£275 £350 £205
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +70.73%
UK excluding London average daily rate £140 £295 £225
% change year-on-year
-52.54% +31.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 1
Average hourly rate £20.50 £11.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.26% -36.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £11.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year
+75.52% -35.21%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Systems Management Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
202 176 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.50% 7.36% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 90 44
Average daily rate £370 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.54% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £163 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £430 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 13 6
Average hourly rate £22.50 £16.75 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.32% +28.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.53 £12.20 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £155.00 £15.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-19.26% +25.00%

Backup Exec
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Backup Exec across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

Backup Exec Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Backup Exec
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Backup Exec across the West Midlands region.

Backup Exec Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Backup Exec
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Backup Exec across the West Midlands region.

Backup Exec Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Backup Exec
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Backup Exec across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Backup Exec Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Backup Exec
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
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Daily Rate
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Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Coventry - 5 £275 - 1
Staffordshire - 3 - - 1
Birmingham +1 2 - - 2
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Backup Exec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Citrix
3 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
3 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
3 5 (38.46%) Symantec
4 4 (30.77%) Cisco
4 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (23.08%) VMware
5 3 (23.08%) SAN
6 2 (15.38%) NetApp
6 2 (15.38%) Linux
6 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
6 2 (15.38%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (15.38%) Finance
6 2 (15.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (15.38%) SCCM
6 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (7.69%) NETGEAR
7 1 (7.69%) Change Management
7 1 (7.69%) Firewall
7 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
7 1 (7.69%) Veeam
7 1 (7.69%) 3PAR
7 1 (7.69%) Spiceworks
7 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (7.69%) SharePoint

Backup Exec
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) SAN
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) WAN
2 1 (7.69%) SMTP
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Support Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (15.38%) Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Backup Specialist
3 2 (15.38%) Backup Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Backup Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Server Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.69%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (15.38%) Linux
4 2 (15.38%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (7.69%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (7.69%) Change Management
1 1 (7.69%) ITIL
1 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) SCCM
2 1 (7.69%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Citrix
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) Symantec
3 4 (30.77%) Cisco
4 3 (23.08%) VMware
5 2 (15.38%) NetApp
6 1 (7.69%) NETGEAR
6 1 (7.69%) Veeam
6 1 (7.69%) 3PAR
6 1 (7.69%) Spiceworks
6 1 (7.69%) Lotus
6 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
6 1 (7.69%) WatchGuard
6 1 (7.69%) SonicWALL
6 1 (7.69%) Draytek
6 1 (7.69%) HP
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