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 3 months to 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 559 565 529
Rank change year-on-year +6 -36  
Contract jobs citing Backup Exec 31 72 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.072% 0.15% 0.18%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.67% 1.31% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 39 67
Median daily rate £310 £295 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.08% +63.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £114 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £400 £355
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £285 £175
% change year-on-year +12.28% +62.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 6
Median hourly rate £12.50 £19.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.06% +1.31%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £26.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -51.92% +36.84%  

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 England with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 4656 5516 4440
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 10.82% 11.14% 8.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 3087 3626 2767
Median daily rate £488 £450 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.50% +9.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £290 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £439 £400 £377
% change year-on-year +9.75% +5.99%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 111 153
Median hourly rate £17.77 £28.00 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.53% +38.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £16.65 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £20.19
% change year-on-year -50.00% +73.39%  

Backup Exec
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 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 3 months to 22 June 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
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 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North East - 8 £315 - 2
South East -1 7 £325 +88.40% 4
London -1 6 £265 -9.40% 3
South West +17 5 £300 -
East of England - 3 £325 -
West Midlands +20 2 - -
Backup Exec
UK

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 49 (80.33%) Windows
2 37 (60.66%) Active Directory
2 37 (60.66%) VMware
3 31 (50.82%) Microsoft
3 31 (50.82%) Windows Server
4 26 (42.62%) Veeam
4 26 (42.62%) SAN
5 24 (39.34%) Symantec
5 24 (39.34%) MS Exchange
5 24 (39.34%) NetBackup
6 20 (32.79%) PowerShell
7 19 (31.15%) Cisco
8 18 (29.51%) HP
9 17 (27.87%) Windows Server 2008
9 17 (27.87%) Finance
10 15 (24.59%) Exchange Server 2010
11 14 (22.95%) Windows 7
11 14 (22.95%) DNS
11 14 (22.95%) Veritas
11 14 (22.95%) ITIL
11 14 (22.95%) Linux
12 13 (21.31%) DHCP
12 13 (21.31%) TCP/IP
12 13 (21.31%) Migration
13 12 (19.67%) Firewall
13 12 (19.67%) Hyper-V
13 12 (19.67%) VMware Infrastructure
14 11 (18.03%) WSUS
14 11 (18.03%) EMC
15 10 (16.39%) Solaris

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 24 (39.34%) MS Exchange
2 15 (24.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (14.75%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (4.92%) IIS
5 2 (3.28%) Apache
5 2 (3.28%) MediaWiki
5 2 (3.28%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.64%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (16.39%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.28%) Acrobat
2 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (3.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (6.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (3.28%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.48%) Office 365
2 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.28%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (42.62%) SAN
2 14 (22.95%) DNS
3 13 (21.31%) DHCP
3 13 (21.31%) TCP/IP
4 12 (19.67%) Firewall
5 9 (14.75%) Fibre Channel
5 9 (14.75%) VPN
6 8 (13.11%) LAN
6 8 (13.11%) WAN
7 5 (8.20%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (6.56%) FTP
8 4 (6.56%) Remote Desktop
9 3 (4.92%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (3.28%) IP Telephony
10 2 (3.28%) NAS
10 2 (3.28%) SMTP
10 2 (3.28%) VoIP
11 1 (1.64%) iSCSI
11 1 (1.64%) Skype
11 1 (1.64%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.39%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.92%) ObjectStore
4 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Eclipse
General
1 17 (27.87%) Finance
2 6 (9.84%) Banking
3 4 (6.56%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.92%) Advertising
4 3 (4.92%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.28%) Electronics
5 2 (3.28%) Marketing
6 1 (1.64%) Billing
Job Titles
1 18 (29.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (19.67%) Backup Engineer
2 12 (19.67%) Support Engineer
3 9 (14.75%) Analyst
4 7 (11.48%) 3rd Line Support
4 7 (11.48%) Administrator
5 6 (9.84%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 6 (9.84%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 6 (9.84%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (8.20%) Infrastructure Support
6 5 (8.20%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 5 (8.20%) Storage Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (6.56%) Storage and Backup Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) Support Analyst
8 3 (4.92%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (4.92%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
8 3 (4.92%) Asset Management Analyst
8 3 (4.92%) NetBackup Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.28%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.75%) Replication
2 7 (11.48%) Data Centre
3 6 (9.84%) HP Storage
4 4 (6.56%) Clustering
5 2 (3.28%) Client/Server
5 2 (3.28%) Life Science
5 2 (3.28%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.64%) EMC VNXe
6 1 (1.64%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 49 (80.33%) Windows
2 31 (50.82%) Windows Server
3 17 (27.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (22.95%) Linux
4 14 (22.95%) Windows 7
5 10 (16.39%) Solaris
5 10 (16.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (14.75%) AIX
7 7 (11.48%) Unix
7 7 (11.48%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (4.92%) Windows 10
8 3 (4.92%) Windows 8
9 2 (3.28%) Debian
9 2 (3.28%) Ubuntu
9 2 (3.28%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (3.28%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.64%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.95%) ITIL
2 13 (21.31%) Migration
3 8 (13.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (11.48%) Patch Management
4 7 (11.48%) Problem Management
5 6 (9.84%) Change Management
5 6 (9.84%) Security Patching
5 6 (9.84%) Time Management
5 6 (9.84%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (6.56%) Asset Management
6 4 (6.56%) Data Migration
6 4 (6.56%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (6.56%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (6.56%) Server Building
7 3 (4.92%) Application Packaging
7 3 (4.92%) High Availability
7 3 (4.92%) Investment Management
7 3 (4.92%) Mentoring
7 3 (4.92%) Test Automation
7 3 (4.92%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (32.79%) PowerShell
2 5 (8.20%) Bash Shell
2 5 (8.20%) SQL
3 1 (1.64%) C
3 1 (1.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (13.11%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.84%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.56%) MCSE
3 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.28%) Degree
4 2 (3.28%) MCITP
4 2 (3.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.64%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.64%) CCA
5 1 (1.64%) CCNP
5 1 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.64%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.64%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.64%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (1.64%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.64%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) BS25999
1 2 (3.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (60.66%) Active Directory
2 12 (19.67%) Hyper-V
2 12 (19.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (8.20%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (6.56%) VMware Server
4 4 (6.56%) vSphere
5 3 (4.92%) XenDesktop
6 2 (3.28%) Firmware
6 2 (3.28%) Terminal Services
6 2 (3.28%) XenApp
6 2 (3.28%) XenServer
7 1 (1.64%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (1.64%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 24 (39.34%) NetBackup
2 11 (18.03%) WSUS
3 9 (14.75%) SCCM
3 9 (14.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 8 (13.11%) EMC NetWorker
4 8 (13.11%) HP Data Protector
5 7 (11.48%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 6 (9.84%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (6.56%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (6.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (3.28%) Failover Clustering
8 2 (3.28%) Tivoli
9 1 (1.64%) HP SIM
9 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (1.64%) SCDPM
9 1 (1.64%) SCOM
9 1 (1.64%) SCOrch
9 1 (1.64%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 37 (60.66%) VMware
2 31 (50.82%) Microsoft
3 26 (42.62%) Veeam
4 24 (39.34%) Symantec
5 19 (31.15%) Cisco
6 18 (29.51%) HP
7 14 (22.95%) Veritas
8 11 (18.03%) EMC
9 9 (14.75%) Citrix
10 8 (13.11%) Brocade
11 7 (11.48%) IBM
11 7 (11.48%) McAfee
12 6 (9.84%) NetApp
13 4 (6.56%) SAP
14 3 (4.92%) SolarWinds
15 2 (3.28%) Dell
15 2 (3.28%) Hitachi
15 2 (3.28%) Kaseya
15 2 (3.28%) Kaspersky
15 2 (3.28%) Oracle
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