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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec Backup Exec
Rank 111 107 102
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Contract jobs citing Backup Exec 4 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.17% 0.047% 0.15%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.06% 0.79% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£213 £210 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £293 £213 £325
% change year-on-year
+37.64% -34.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £20.50 - £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £23.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-9.48% +32.57%
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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
194 127 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.47% 5.92% 4.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 77 36
Average daily rate £325 £325 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £195 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 10 10
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.25 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -37.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.06 £10.15 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £30.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.03 £21.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -7.69%

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
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 22 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Staffordshire - 1 - -
Worcestershire - - - -
Birmingham - - - - 1
Coventry - - - - 1
Solihull - - - - 1
Herefordshire - - - -
Backup Exec
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Backup Exec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (60.00%) Citrix
4 5 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 5 (50.00%) HP
4 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (40.00%) VMware
5 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
6 3 (30.00%) Symantec
6 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
7 2 (20.00%) SQL
7 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
7 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
7 2 (20.00%) VPN
7 2 (20.00%) Cisco
7 2 (20.00%) Dell
7 2 (20.00%) Juniper
7 2 (20.00%) SAN
7 2 (20.00%) Apple
7 2 (20.00%) Sophos
7 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (20.00%) XenApp
7 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 7 (70.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (10.00%) IIS
4 1 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (10.00%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) Acrobat
2 1 (10.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (20.00%) VPN
1 2 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (10.00%) Wireless
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) LAN
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
2 1 (10.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (10.00%) Back Office
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Law
1 1 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Support
2 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Server Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Network Support
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (10.00%) iPhone
1 1 (10.00%) EqualLogic
1 1 (10.00%) iPad
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (10.00%) Ubuntu
5 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (10.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (10.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (20.00%) XenApp
5 1 (10.00%) vSphere
5 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
5 1 (10.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) WSUS
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
1 1 (10.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (60.00%) Citrix
2 5 (50.00%) HP
3 4 (40.00%) VMware
4 3 (30.00%) Symantec
5 2 (20.00%) Sophos
5 2 (20.00%) Dell
5 2 (20.00%) Juniper
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco
5 2 (20.00%) Apple
6 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
6 1 (10.00%) EMC
6 1 (10.00%) Adobe
6 1 (10.00%) McAfee
6 1 (10.00%) Veeam
6 1 (10.00%) 3PAR
6 1 (10.00%) Meru Networks