The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Backup Exec skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Backup Exec over the 3 months to 23 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Symantec Backup Exec
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 100 121 -
Rank change year-on-year +21 -  
Contract jobs citing Backup Exec 3 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.16% 0.20% -
As % of the Systems Management category 1.91% 1.89% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £450 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £350 £134
% change year-on-year -14.28% +160.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £17.00 £20.19
% change year-on-year -26.47% -15.77%  

Backup Exec is in the systems management skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 157 264 280
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 8.24% 10.60% 9.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 150 158
Median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £338 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £514 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 10
Median hourly rate £12.00 £22.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.66% +36.36%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £20.19
% change year-on-year -20.00% +11.46%  

Backup Exec
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Backup Exec as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

Job vacancy trend for Backup Exec in Berkshire

Backup Exec
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Backup Exec in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Backup Exec in Berkshire

Backup Exec
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Backup Exec in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 2017, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Backup Exec.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) Veeam
2 5 (83.33%) Problem Management
2 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) Symantec
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
3 3 (50.00%) Time Management
3 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco
4 2 (33.33%) LAN
4 2 (33.33%) WAN
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (16.67%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012

Backup Exec
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (33.33%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Azure SQL Database
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
1 5 (83.33%) Problem Management
2 3 (50.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Veeam
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Symantec
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco