Period
to 19 September 2020

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 September 2020 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 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 468 750 782
Rank change year-on-year +282 +32 +3
Contract jobs citing Backup Exec 9 49 92
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.035% 0.060% 0.098%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.22% 0.40% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 31 57
Median daily rate £475 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.71% +6.06% +6.45%
10th Percentile £303 £263 £165
90th Percentile £511 £438 £428
UK median daily rate £475 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +35.71% +6.06% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 12
Median hourly rate £38.75 £14.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +176.79% -8.20% +22.00%
10th Percentile £35.63 £13.10 £10.50
90th Percentile £42.88 £14.00 £23.75
UK median hourly rate £38.75 £14.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year +176.79% -8.20% -39.00%

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 4,077 12,100 13,110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 15.81% 14.89% 13.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,633 8,207 8,896
Median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £313 £298 £300
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £488
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 273 369
Median hourly rate £35.00 £20.50 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +70.73% +9.63% +6.86%
10th Percentile £12.76 £12.45 £12.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £51.42 £47.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.15 £18.70
% change year-on-year +65.48% +13.10% +3.89%

Backup Exec
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Backup Exec in England

Backup Exec
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Backup Exec in England.

Daily rate trend for Backup Exec in England

Backup Exec
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Backup Exec in England over the 6 months to 19 September 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Backup Exec in England

Backup Exec
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Backup Exec in England.

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 6 months to 19 September 2020. 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
London +217 5 £375 +17.19%
South East +180 3 £503 +45.65% 1
South West +100 1 - -
Backup Exec
UK

For the 6 months to 19 September 2020, 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 England region with a requirement for Backup Exec.

1 9 (100.00%) VMware
1 9 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Veeam
3 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
4 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
5 5 (55.56%) Symantec
5 5 (55.56%) Windows Server
6 4 (44.44%) Virtual Environments
6 4 (44.44%) SolarWinds
6 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (44.44%) arcserve
6 4 (44.44%) HP
6 4 (44.44%) Citrix
6 4 (44.44%) NetApp
6 4 (44.44%) DNS
6 4 (44.44%) DHCP
6 4 (44.44%) IIS
6 4 (44.44%) Migration
7 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (33.33%) SCOM
7 3 (33.33%) iSCSI
7 3 (33.33%) Linux
7 3 (33.33%) ITIL
7 3 (33.33%) NFS
7 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (33.33%) Capacity Management
7 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
7 3 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (33.33%) Data ONTAP

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 4 (44.44%) IIS
2 2 (22.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) DHCP
1 4 (44.44%) DNS
2 3 (33.33%) iSCSI
2 3 (33.33%) VSAN
3 2 (22.22%) Firewall
3 2 (22.22%) VoIP
4 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
4 1 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (11.11%) LAN
4 1 (11.11%) NAS
4 1 (11.11%) PABX
4 1 (11.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (11.11%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (22.22%) Server Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Server Support
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Active Directory Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) NetApp Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) NetApp Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Storage Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) VMWare Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server Support
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Blackberry
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
1 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Clustering
2 1 (11.11%) Replication
2 1 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (33.33%) Data ONTAP
4 3 (33.33%) Linux
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Migration
1 4 (44.44%) Virtual Environments
2 3 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (11.11%) Availability Management
4 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
4 1 (11.11%) ITSM
4 1 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (11.11%) Project Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Service Management
4 1 (11.11%) Statistics
4 1 (11.11%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 1 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) CCNA
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) MCSE
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 9 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 3 (33.33%) NFS
3 3 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (22.22%) XenDesktop
5 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
5 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) SCOM
2 2 (22.22%) HP SIM
2 2 (22.22%) SCCM
2 2 (22.22%) WSUS
3 1 (11.11%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (11.11%) SCSM
3 1 (11.11%) vCenter Server
3 1 (11.11%) vMotion
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (88.89%) Veeam
3 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
4 5 (55.56%) Symantec
5 4 (44.44%) arcserve
5 4 (44.44%) Citrix
5 4 (44.44%) HP
5 4 (44.44%) NetApp
5 4 (44.44%) SolarWinds
6 2 (22.22%) CA
6 2 (22.22%) Cisco
7 1 (11.11%) McAfee
7 1 (11.11%) Veritas