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 3 months to 27 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
London / City of London
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 157 153 194
Rank change year-on-year -4 +41  
Contract jobs citing Backup Exec 5 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.16% 0.26% 0.074%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.48% 2.28% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Median daily rate £400 £295 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.59% -29.76%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £345 £140
% change year-on-year -5.79% +146.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Median hourly rate £22.34 £19.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.55% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £30.00 £20.19
% change year-on-year -58.33% +48.62%  

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 337 394 463
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 10.54% 11.35% 8.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 307 355
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £340 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 7
Median hourly rate £22.34 £19.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.55% +5.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 £19.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.86 £22.18 £20.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.19
% change year-on-year -15.55% +11.46%  

Backup Exec
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 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 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 27 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 City of London region with a requirement for Backup Exec.

1 8 (72.73%) NetBackup
2 6 (54.55%) Migration
2 6 (54.55%) VMware
2 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 6 (54.55%) SharePoint
2 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 6 (54.55%) Veritas
3 5 (45.45%) Banking
3 5 (45.45%) PowerShell
4 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (36.36%) Firewall
4 4 (36.36%) SAN
4 4 (36.36%) Windows
4 4 (36.36%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (27.27%) Bash Shell
5 3 (27.27%) XenDesktop
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
5 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
5 3 (27.27%) DHCP
5 3 (27.27%) DNS
5 3 (27.27%) Cisco
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 3 (27.27%) Symantec
5 3 (27.27%) SCCM
6 2 (18.18%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (18.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (18.18%) Marketing
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
6 2 (18.18%) Cisco ASA

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 6 (54.55%) SharePoint
2 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
3 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (9.09%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Firewall
1 4 (36.36%) SAN
2 3 (27.27%) DHCP
2 3 (27.27%) DNS
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (18.18%) FTP
3 2 (18.18%) SMTP
4 1 (9.09%) Skype
4 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications
4 1 (9.09%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) ObjectStore
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 5 (45.45%) Banking
3 2 (18.18%) Electronics
3 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
3 2 (18.18%) Marketing
3 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Consultant
1 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Backup Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (18.18%) NetBackup Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) NetBackup Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Incident Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) IT Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Veritas Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
1 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
3 1 (9.09%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Unix
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Migration
2 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (18.18%) Data Deduplication
2 2 (18.18%) Data Migration
2 2 (18.18%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (18.18%) High Availability
2 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
2 2 (18.18%) Regulatory Compliance
2 2 (18.18%) Server Building
3 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
3 1 (9.09%) Resource Management
3 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) PowerShell
2 3 (27.27%) Bash Shell
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (27.27%) XenDesktop
4 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
4 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (18.18%) XenServer
5 1 (9.09%) Firmware
5 1 (9.09%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (9.09%) VMware Server
5 1 (9.09%) vSphere
5 1 (9.09%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (72.73%) NetBackup
2 3 (27.27%) SCCM
3 2 (18.18%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (18.18%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (18.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (9.09%) SCOM
4 1 (9.09%) SCOrch
4 1 (9.09%) Tivoli
4 1 (9.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Veritas
1 6 (54.55%) VMware
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Symantec
3 2 (18.18%) Citrix
3 2 (18.18%) HP
3 2 (18.18%) SAP
4 1 (9.09%) DataCore
4 1 (9.09%) Hitachi
4 1 (9.09%) NetApp
4 1 (9.09%) Polycom