Period
to 20 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 6 months to 20 July 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
London > City of London
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 232 238 292
Rank change year-on-year +6 +54 +1
Contract jobs citing Backup Exec 8 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.12% 0.17% 0.088%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.16% 1.52% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 2
City of London median daily rate £375 £294 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.66% -5.24% +35.52%
10th Percentile £203 £286 £221
90th Percentile £444 £303 £407
London median daily rate £265 £290 £256
% change year-on-year -8.62% +13.17% -10.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
City of London median hourly rate £22.34 £19.00 £11.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.55% +61.70% -
10th Percentile £21.67 £18.50 £10.13
90th Percentile £23.00 £19.50 £13.58
London median hourly rate £22.34 £19.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year +17.55% +52.00% -50.00%

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 the City of London with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 692 792 935
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 10.66% 11.47% 8.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 566 634 708
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% +9.38%
10th Percentile £305 £310 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £613
London median daily rate £500 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 17
City of London median hourly rate £20.67 £20.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.82% +17.14% -
10th Percentile £15.40 £18.50 £11.22
90th Percentile £25.29 £24.54 £30.58
London median hourly rate £24.61 £19.50 £18.70
% change year-on-year +26.21% +4.28% -1.58%

Backup Exec
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Backup Exec as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Backup Exec in the City of London

Backup Exec
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Backup Exec in the City of London

Backup Exec
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Backup Exec in the City of London over the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Backup Exec in the City of London

Backup Exec
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Backup Exec in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 City of London region with a requirement for Backup Exec.

1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
1 5 (62.50%) VMware
1 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (62.50%) PowerShell
2 4 (50.00%) Migration
2 4 (50.00%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (50.00%) DNS
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (37.50%) Veeam
3 3 (37.50%) Office 365
3 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 3 (37.50%) DHCP
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) Veritas
3 3 (37.50%) NetBackup
3 3 (37.50%) SCCM
3 3 (37.50%) Banking
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (25.00%) Citrix
4 2 (25.00%) SAN
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008

Backup Exec
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (12.50%) Acrobat
2 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Office 365
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (25.00%) SaaS
3 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (12.50%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) DNS
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) DHCP
2 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (25.00%) SAN
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (12.50%) FTP
4 1 (12.50%) Internet
4 1 (12.50%) Skype
4 1 (12.50%) SSL
4 1 (12.50%) Unified Communications
4 1 (12.50%) VLAN
4 1 (12.50%) VPN
4 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
General
1 3 (37.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) NetBackup Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Backup Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Incident Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Project Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) BYOD
1 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
1 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
1 1 (12.50%) HP Storage
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 1 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Android
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Mac OS X
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 1 (12.50%) Network Management
3 1 (12.50%) Resource Management
3 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Time Management
3 1 (12.50%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) DBS Check
1 1 (12.50%) MCITP
1 1 (12.50%) MCSA
1 1 (12.50%) MCSE
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
1 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (12.50%) Firmware
3 1 (12.50%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (12.50%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (12.50%) vSphere
3 1 (12.50%) XenApp
3 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) NetBackup
1 3 (37.50%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) Nagios
2 1 (12.50%) SCOM
2 1 (12.50%) SCOrch
2 1 (12.50%) SmoothWall
2 1 (12.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) Veeam
3 3 (37.50%) Veritas
4 2 (25.00%) Citrix
5 1 (12.50%) Apple
5 1 (12.50%) Dell
5 1 (12.50%) EqualLogic
5 1 (12.50%) Forcepoint
5 1 (12.50%) Google
5 1 (12.50%) HP
5 1 (12.50%) Meraki
5 1 (12.50%) NetApp
5 1 (12.50%) Polycom
5 1 (12.50%) Ruckus Wireless
5 1 (12.50%) SonicWALL
5 1 (12.50%) Sophos
5 1 (12.50%) Symantec