Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 November 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
UK > England
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 749 754 711
Rank change year-on-year +5 -43 -130
Contract jobs citing Backup Exec 93 110 150
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.100% 0.11% 0.14%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.88% 1.02% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 68 99
England median daily rate £310 £275 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.73% +19.57% -23.33%
10th Percentile £172 £115 £128
90th Percentile £445 £410 £400
UK median daily rate £310 £250 £225
% change year-on-year +24.00% +11.11% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 14
England median hourly rate £29.25 £18.75 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +56.00% +5.63% -8.69%
10th Percentile £11.40 £11.48 £10.38
90th Percentile £43.00 £35.33 £27.70
UK median hourly rate £26.25 £18.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year +45.83% -2.70% -4.54%

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 England with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 10550 10807 9048
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 11.32% 11.10% 8.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 7227 6961 5594
England median daily rate £475 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +9.09% +3.77%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £239
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £475 £440 £400
% change year-on-year +7.95% +10.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 258 244 308
England median hourly rate £17.07 £20.73 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.67% +3.65% +2.56%
10th Percentile £10.84 £12.83 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £44.50 £43.00
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £20.73 £19.03
% change year-on-year -15.58% +8.93% -2.41%

Backup Exec
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Backup Exec in England

Backup Exec
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Backup Exec in England

Backup Exec
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Backup Exec in England over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Backup Exec in England

Backup Exec
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Backup Exec in England

Backup Exec
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Backup Exec in England over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Backup Exec in England

Backup Exec
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
North of England +54 29 £310 +42.53% 2
London -24 27 £250 -16.67% 3
North East +81 20 £315 -7.89% 1
West Midlands +38 12 £315 +100.00% 2
Midlands +33 12 £315 -21.25% 3
South East -9 12 £320 +21.90% 2
East of England -17 9 £300 +50.00%
North West +15 6 £180 -0.65% 1
South West +6 4 £180 -21.74% 2
Yorkshire +15 3 £325 +8.33%
Backup Exec
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 England region with a requirement for Backup Exec.

1 81 (87.10%) Windows
2 61 (65.59%) Active Directory
3 53 (56.99%) Symantec
3 53 (56.99%) VMware
4 48 (51.61%) HP
5 46 (49.46%) SAN
6 44 (47.31%) Windows Server
7 43 (46.24%) Microsoft
7 43 (46.24%) Veeam
8 42 (45.16%) Cisco
9 38 (40.86%) NetBackup
10 37 (39.78%) VMware Infrastructure
11 36 (38.71%) ITIL
12 35 (37.63%) MS Exchange
13 30 (32.26%) Linux
13 30 (32.26%) Fibre Channel
14 29 (31.18%) IBM
14 29 (31.18%) DNS
15 28 (30.11%) Replication
16 27 (29.03%) DHCP
16 27 (29.03%) Veritas
16 27 (29.03%) Hyper-V
17 25 (26.88%) HP Data Protector
17 25 (26.88%) Solaris
18 24 (25.81%) EMC
18 24 (25.81%) TCP/IP
19 22 (23.66%) Microsoft Certification
20 21 (22.58%) PowerShell
20 21 (22.58%) Office 365
21 20 (21.51%) Brocade

Backup Exec
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 35 (37.63%) MS Exchange
2 20 (21.51%) SharePoint
3 14 (15.05%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (9.68%) Skype for Business
5 6 (6.45%) Apache
5 6 (6.45%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (4.30%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (4.30%) IIS
6 4 (4.30%) Tomcat
7 3 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (2.15%) MediaWiki
9 1 (1.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (1.08%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 9 (9.68%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (6.45%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.08%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 21 (22.58%) Office 365
2 11 (11.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (6.45%) Mimecast
4 4 (4.30%) G Suite
5 1 (1.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (49.46%) SAN
2 30 (32.26%) Fibre Channel
3 29 (31.18%) DNS
4 27 (29.03%) DHCP
5 24 (25.81%) TCP/IP
6 14 (15.05%) NAS
7 11 (11.83%) Firewall
8 10 (10.75%) iSCSI
8 10 (10.75%) LAN
9 9 (9.68%) WAN
10 6 (6.45%) Intranet
10 6 (6.45%) VPN
10 6 (6.45%) Wireless
11 5 (5.38%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (5.38%) VLAN
12 4 (4.30%) HTTP
12 4 (4.30%) snoop
12 4 (4.30%) SSL
12 4 (4.30%) tcpdump
12 4 (4.30%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.05%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.23%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.08%) MySQL
5 1 (1.08%) SAP HANA
5 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 17 (18.28%) Finance
2 2 (2.15%) Retail
3 1 (1.08%) Banking
3 1 (1.08%) Law
3 1 (1.08%) Legal
3 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (21.51%) Backup Engineer
2 12 (12.90%) Analyst
2 12 (12.90%) Storage Engineer
3 11 (11.83%) Administrator
3 11 (11.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (11.83%) Storage and Backup Engineer
4 9 (9.68%) Systems Administrator
5 8 (8.60%) Technical Engineer
6 7 (7.53%) Infrastructure Manager
7 6 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (6.45%) Support Analyst
7 6 (6.45%) Support Engineer
8 5 (5.38%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (5.38%) Windows Administrator
9 4 (4.30%) IT Support
9 4 (4.30%) Project Engineer
9 4 (4.30%) Storage Analyst
9 4 (4.30%) Unix Engineer
9 4 (4.30%) Unix Systems Engineer
9 4 (4.30%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.30%) 802.1X
2 3 (3.23%) XML
2 3 (3.23%) XML Messaging
3 2 (2.15%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 28 (30.11%) Replication
2 11 (11.83%) HP Storage
3 9 (9.68%) Clustering
3 9 (9.68%) Computer Science
4 6 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.45%) Data Centre
4 6 (6.45%) Microsoft Licensing
5 4 (4.30%) BYOD
5 4 (4.30%) EMC VMAX
6 3 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (3.23%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.15%) PKI
8 1 (1.08%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.08%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.08%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.08%) iPad
8 1 (1.08%) iPhone
8 1 (1.08%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 81 (87.10%) Windows
2 44 (47.31%) Windows Server
3 30 (32.26%) Linux
4 25 (26.88%) Solaris
5 19 (20.43%) AIX
6 18 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (10.75%) Windows 10
7 10 (10.75%) Windows 7
8 9 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (7.53%) Unix
10 6 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (5.38%) Android
12 4 (4.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (3.23%) Apple iOS
13 3 (3.23%) Mac OS X
14 2 (2.15%) Debian
14 2 (2.15%) Ubuntu
14 2 (2.15%) Windows XP
15 1 (1.08%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (1.08%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (38.71%) ITIL
2 17 (18.28%) Problem Management
3 15 (16.13%) Performance Monitoring
4 11 (11.83%) Change Management
4 11 (11.83%) Quality Management
5 10 (10.75%) Performance Tuning
5 10 (10.75%) QMS
6 9 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (9.68%) Incident Management
6 9 (9.68%) Kalman Filter
6 9 (9.68%) Root Cause Analysis
6 9 (9.68%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (8.60%) Capacity Planning
7 8 (8.60%) Migration
7 8 (8.60%) Release Management
7 8 (8.60%) Time Management
8 6 (6.45%) People Management
8 6 (6.45%) Software Licensing
9 5 (5.38%) Budget Control
9 5 (5.38%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 21 (22.58%) PowerShell
2 14 (15.05%) SQL
3 6 (6.45%) VBScript
4 1 (1.08%) C
4 1 (1.08%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.08%) Perl
4 1 (1.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (23.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (20.43%) Security Cleared
3 17 (18.28%) MCSE
4 15 (16.13%) SC Cleared
5 13 (13.98%) Degree
6 11 (11.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 9 (9.68%) MCSA
8 7 (7.53%) Computer Science Degree
9 6 (6.45%) MCP
10 5 (5.38%) CCNA
10 5 (5.38%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (5.38%) MCITP
10 5 (5.38%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (2.15%) A+ Certification
11 2 (2.15%) CompTIA Security+
11 2 (2.15%) DBS Check
11 2 (2.15%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (2.15%) Network+ Certification
11 2 (2.15%) Security+ Certification
12 1 (1.08%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.38%) SLA
System Software
1 61 (65.59%) Active Directory
2 37 (39.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (29.03%) Hyper-V
4 16 (17.20%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (9.68%) Virtual Servers
6 8 (8.60%) Terminal Services
7 6 (6.45%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (5.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 5 (5.38%) vSphere
9 4 (4.30%) iptables
10 3 (3.23%) ISA Server
10 3 (3.23%) VMware Workstation
10 3 (3.23%) XenApp
11 1 (1.08%) Firmware
11 1 (1.08%) NFS
11 1 (1.08%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 38 (40.86%) NetBackup
2 25 (26.88%) HP Data Protector
3 20 (21.51%) EMC NetWorker
4 18 (19.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 16 (17.20%) SCCM
5 16 (17.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 12 (12.90%) Norton AntiVirus
7 11 (11.83%) WSUS
8 10 (10.75%) SCOM
9 6 (6.45%) Microsoft Clustering
10 4 (4.30%) AirWatch
11 3 (3.23%) McAfee ePO
11 3 (3.23%) SmoothWall
12 2 (2.15%) Cisco LMS
12 2 (2.15%) Failover Clustering
12 2 (2.15%) Nagios
12 2 (2.15%) SCOrch
13 1 (1.08%) NetVault Backup
13 1 (1.08%) Simpana
13 1 (1.08%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 53 (56.99%) Symantec
1 53 (56.99%) VMware
2 48 (51.61%) HP
3 43 (46.24%) Microsoft
3 43 (46.24%) Veeam
4 42 (45.16%) Cisco
5 29 (31.18%) IBM
6 27 (29.03%) Veritas
7 24 (25.81%) EMC
8 20 (21.51%) Brocade
9 14 (15.05%) Dell
9 14 (15.05%) NetApp
10 11 (11.83%) Sophos
11 10 (10.75%) Citrix
12 8 (8.60%) 3PAR
12 8 (8.60%) CommVault
12 8 (8.60%) EqualLogic
12 8 (8.60%) McAfee
13 6 (6.45%) CheckPoint
13 6 (6.45%) SolarWinds