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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Backup Exec over the 3 months to 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Symantec Backup Exec
Rank 135 111 117
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +6
Contract jobs citing Backup Exec 7 13 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.25% 0.52% 0.043%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.55% 7.83% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 0
Median daily rate £275 £255 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.84% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £175 £300
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -41.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Median hourly rate - £20.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +51.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £20.19 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+61.01% +55.26%
Backup Exec
England

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
275 166 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.66% 6.66% 7.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 98 81
Median daily rate £400 £360 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +18.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £218 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 14
Median hourly rate £20.75 £20.50 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.21% +49.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.70 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £28.40 £17.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £20.19 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+73.39% -3.88%

Backup Exec
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region 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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Backup Exec across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

Backup Exec Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Backup Exec within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 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
Birmingham +5 6 £288 -
Halesowen - 1 £240 -
Backup Exec
England

Backup Exec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Backup Exec.

1 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 9 (75.00%) VMware
3 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 7 (58.33%) Citrix
4 7 (58.33%) Windows
4 7 (58.33%) NetBackup
5 6 (50.00%) IBM
5 6 (50.00%) Linux
5 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
5 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (50.00%) Data Centre
6 5 (41.67%) MS Exchange
6 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (41.67%) Firewall
7 4 (33.33%) Firmware
7 4 (33.33%) LPIC
7 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
7 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (33.33%) DNS
7 4 (33.33%) SSL
7 4 (33.33%) SQL
7 4 (33.33%) IIS
7 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
7 4 (33.33%) SCCM
7 4 (33.33%) SCOM
7 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (25.00%) Line Management
8 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (25.00%) vSphere
8 3 (25.00%) Presales

Backup Exec
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 5 (41.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (8.33%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) Google Apps
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) Firewall
2 4 (33.33%) DNS
2 4 (33.33%) SSL
3 2 (16.67%) SAN
4 1 (8.33%) IMAP
4 1 (8.33%) NetScaler
4 1 (8.33%) SMTP
4 1 (8.33%) Unified Communications
4 1 (8.33%) VoIP
4 1 (8.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (8.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Server Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Server Support
2 3 (25.00%) Wintel Support
3 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Hardware Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Server Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (16.67%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Wintel Server Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Wintel Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (8.33%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) IT Support Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Server Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) CMDB
2 1 (8.33%) Data Integration
2 1 (8.33%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (8.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Linux
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (8.33%) Fedora
6 1 (8.33%) Mac OS X
6 1 (8.33%) Ubuntu
6 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
6 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
6 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Line Management
1 3 (25.00%) Presales
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (8.33%) Data Management
3 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
3 1 (8.33%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (16.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) LPIC
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (25.00%) MCSA
2 3 (25.00%) MCSE
2 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (8.33%) CCNA
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (8.33%) MCITP
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (33.33%) Firmware
4 3 (25.00%) vSphere
5 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
5 2 (16.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (58.33%) NetBackup
2 4 (33.33%) SCCM
2 4 (33.33%) SCOM
3 3 (25.00%) WSUS
4 2 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (8.33%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (8.33%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) VMware
2 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 7 (58.33%) Citrix
4 6 (50.00%) IBM
5 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
6 2 (16.67%) HP
6 2 (16.67%) Intel Security
6 2 (16.67%) Symantec
7 1 (8.33%) Adobe
7 1 (8.33%) Avaya
7 1 (8.33%) Dell
7 1 (8.33%) Google
7 1 (8.33%) Mitel
7 1 (8.33%) NetApp
7 1 (8.33%) Rackspace
7 1 (8.33%) Sophos
7 1 (8.33%) Veeam