Period
to 19 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 19 August 2018 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
England > East of England
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 190 202 184
Rank change year-on-year +12 -18 -5
Contract jobs citing Backup Exec 15 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.30% 0.064% 0.16%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.50% 0.56% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 5
East of England median daily rate £240 £325 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.15% +62.50% +14.29%
England median daily rate £330 £310 £290
% change year-on-year +6.45% +6.90% +38.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 - £11.00
10th Percentile £14.00 - £10.50
90th Percentile £19.00 - £11.50
England median hourly rate £17.25 £12.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +38.00% -34.21% +0.84%

Backup Exec is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 599 535 459
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 12.02% 11.33% 9.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 296 273
East of England median daily rate £450 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% +21.43%
10th Percentile £263 £187 £200
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
England median daily rate £490 £475 £438
% change year-on-year +3.16% +8.57% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 36 24
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £14.67 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.29% -16.17% -45.31%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.40 £12.58
90th Percentile £24.80 £23.37 £40.00
England median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year +8.57% -20.45% +7.32%

Backup Exec
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Backup Exec in the East of England

Backup Exec
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Backup Exec in the East of England

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Backup Exec in the East of England over the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Backup Exec in the East of England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Backup Exec in the East of England

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Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 6 months to 19 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedfordshire - 7 £330 -
Cambridgeshire +8 4 £105 -67.69%
Hertfordshire - 2 £105 - 2
Suffolk - 2 £165 -
Backup Exec
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Backup Exec also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Backup Exec.

1 10 (66.67%) Windows
1 10 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 9 (60.00%) VMware
3 8 (53.33%) Hyper-V
3 8 (53.33%) MS Exchange
4 7 (46.67%) SQL
4 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
4 7 (46.67%) Citrix
4 7 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (40.00%) NetBackup
5 6 (40.00%) Symantec
5 6 (40.00%) CommVault
5 6 (40.00%) DHCP
5 6 (40.00%) DNS
6 5 (33.33%) ITIL
6 5 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (33.33%) Firewall
6 5 (33.33%) SCCM
6 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
7 4 (26.67%) XenApp
7 4 (26.67%) XenDesktop
7 4 (26.67%) Veeam
7 4 (26.67%) Acronis
7 4 (26.67%) HP Data Protector
7 4 (26.67%) Replication
7 4 (26.67%) HP
7 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
8 3 (20.00%) VBScript
8 3 (20.00%) MySQL
8 3 (20.00%) Oracle

Backup Exec
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 8 (53.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (20.00%) Skype for Business
3 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (6.67%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) DHCP
1 6 (40.00%) DNS
2 5 (33.33%) Firewall
3 3 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (20.00%) iSCSI
3 3 (20.00%) NAS
3 3 (20.00%) NetScaler
3 3 (20.00%) SAN
3 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (20.00%) VLAN
3 3 (20.00%) VPN
4 2 (13.33%) LAN
4 2 (13.33%) WAN
5 1 (6.67%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Analyst
1 6 (40.00%) Storage Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Desktop Support
4 2 (13.33%) Server Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support Technician
5 1 (6.67%) Desktop Technician
5 1 (6.67%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Replication
2 3 (20.00%) Clustering
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 3 (20.00%) Windows NT
4 2 (13.33%) Windows 10
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) Disk Encryption
2 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 3 (20.00%) Migration
2 3 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (13.33%) Service Management
4 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity
4 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity Management
4 1 (6.67%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.67%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (6.67%) Storage Management
4 1 (6.67%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (20.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) MCSA
1 1 (6.67%) MCSE
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (6.67%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 10 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 8 (53.33%) Hyper-V
3 7 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (26.67%) XenApp
4 4 (26.67%) XenDesktop
5 3 (20.00%) BitLocker
5 3 (20.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (20.00%) Terminal Services
5 3 (20.00%) VirtualBox
5 3 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (20.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) NetBackup
2 5 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (33.33%) SCCM
3 4 (26.67%) HP Data Protector
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (20.00%) SCOM
5 1 (6.67%) Tivoli
5 1 (6.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) VMware
2 7 (46.67%) Citrix
2 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (40.00%) CommVault
3 6 (40.00%) Symantec
4 4 (26.67%) Acronis
4 4 (26.67%) HP
4 4 (26.67%) Veeam
5 3 (20.00%) 3PAR
5 3 (20.00%) Dell
5 3 (20.00%) EqualLogic
5 3 (20.00%) ESET
5 3 (20.00%) IBM
5 3 (20.00%) Kaspersky
5 3 (20.00%) McAfee
5 3 (20.00%) NetApp
5 3 (20.00%) Oracle
5 3 (20.00%) SolarWinds
5 3 (20.00%) Sophos
5 3 (20.00%) Veritas