Period
to 20 November 2019

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 20 November 2019 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
20 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 719 782 766
Rank change year-on-year +63 -16 +13
Contract jobs citing Backup Exec 54 78 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.071% 0.082% 0.100%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.49% 0.56% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 54 68
England median daily rate £323 £325 £311
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.77% +4.42% +13.18%
10th Percentile £165 £204 £172
90th Percentile £400 £420 £440
UK median daily rate £325 £328 £310
% change year-on-year -0.76% +5.65% +24.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 7
England median hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £29.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.14% -52.14% +56.00%
10th Percentile £10.68 £10.50 £11.40
90th Percentile £14.00 £17.10 £43.00
UK median hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year -7.14% -46.67% +45.83%

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 11,071 13,897 11,117
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 14.53% 14.61% 11.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,548 9,475 7,589
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £269 £300 £263
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +7.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 271 374 262
England median hourly rate £18.70 £17.50 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.86% +2.53% -24.98%
10th Percentile £12.44 £12.25 £10.76
90th Percentile £50.25 £47.00 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +17.14% - -22.22%

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 20 November 2019.

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 6 months to 20 November 2019. 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 +77 24 £300 -7.69% 7
South East +43 13 £333 -11.33% 11
North of England +36 6 £325 -18.75% 13
North West +20 6 £325 -18.75% 11
Midlands +26 5 £289 -11.15% 9
East of England +26 4 £375 +76.47% 5
West Midlands +34 3 £289 -17.50% 5
East Midlands +22 2 - - 4
South West -6 1 £450 - 1
Backup Exec
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 2019, 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 46 (85.19%) Windows
2 45 (83.33%) VMware
3 29 (53.70%) Active Directory
3 29 (53.70%) Windows Server
4 28 (51.85%) Microsoft
5 22 (40.74%) Citrix
6 20 (37.04%) Veritas
6 20 (37.04%) Firewall
6 20 (37.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (33.33%) Veeam
7 18 (33.33%) DNS
8 17 (31.48%) MS Exchange
8 17 (31.48%) DHCP
9 16 (29.63%) SAN
9 16 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
9 16 (29.63%) Windows Server 2012
10 15 (27.78%) Hyper-V
10 15 (27.78%) Dell
10 15 (27.78%) NetBackup
11 14 (25.93%) Linux
11 14 (25.93%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 13 (24.07%) PowerShell
12 13 (24.07%) Cisco
12 13 (24.07%) Symantec
13 12 (22.22%) Migration
13 12 (22.22%) SCCM
14 11 (20.37%) XenDesktop
14 11 (20.37%) Microsoft Certification
14 11 (20.37%) MCSE
14 11 (20.37%) ITIL

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 17 (31.48%) MS Exchange
2 6 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (5.56%) IIS
4 3 (5.56%) Skype for Business
5 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 10 (18.52%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.85%) NetSuite
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.85%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 10 (18.52%) Office 365
2 9 (16.67%) Azure
3 4 (7.41%) AWS
4 1 (1.85%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (1.85%) IaaS
4 1 (1.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (37.04%) Firewall
2 18 (33.33%) DNS
3 17 (31.48%) DHCP
4 16 (29.63%) SAN
5 9 (16.67%) VLAN
5 9 (16.67%) VPN
5 9 (16.67%) WAN
6 8 (14.81%) LAN
7 4 (7.41%) TCP/IP
8 3 (5.56%) Cisco PIX
8 3 (5.56%) NAS
8 3 (5.56%) Structured Cabling
8 3 (5.56%) VoIP
9 2 (3.70%) Skype
9 2 (3.70%) Wireless
10 1 (1.85%) BIG-IP
10 1 (1.85%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (1.85%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (1.85%) Internet
10 1 (1.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (14.81%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Law
2 3 (5.56%) Legal
3 2 (3.70%) Banking
3 2 (3.70%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.85%) Back Office
4 1 (1.85%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 14 (25.93%) Support Engineer
2 12 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (14.81%) Administrator
3 8 (14.81%) Citrix Engineer
4 7 (12.96%) 2nd Line Support
4 7 (12.96%) Backup Administrator
5 6 (11.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 6 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 6 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 6 (11.11%) Analyst
6 5 (9.26%) Consultant
7 4 (7.41%) IT Support
7 4 (7.41%) Network Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Service Analyst
7 4 (7.41%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (7.41%) Windows Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Backup Consultant
8 3 (5.56%) IT Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) IT Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Veritas Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.85%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.96%) Data Centre
2 6 (11.11%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.56%) Client/Server
3 3 (5.56%) Replication
4 2 (3.70%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (3.70%) User Experience
5 1 (1.85%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.85%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 46 (85.19%) Windows
2 29 (53.70%) Windows Server
3 20 (37.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (29.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (25.93%) Linux
6 10 (18.52%) Windows 10
7 9 (16.67%) Unix
8 6 (11.11%) Windows 7
9 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (5.56%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (5.56%) Windows NT
11 1 (1.85%) Android
11 1 (1.85%) CentOS
11 1 (1.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.93%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 12 (22.22%) Migration
3 11 (20.37%) ITIL
4 10 (18.52%) Change Control
4 10 (18.52%) Service Management
5 7 (12.96%) CRM
6 6 (11.11%) Change Management
6 6 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (9.26%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (9.26%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (7.41%) Configuration Management
8 4 (7.41%) ITIL V3
8 4 (7.41%) Patch Management
9 3 (5.56%) Data Management
9 3 (5.56%) Data Protection
9 3 (5.56%) Quality Management
9 3 (5.56%) Service Delivery
10 2 (3.70%) Computer Science
10 2 (3.70%) Time Management
10 2 (3.70%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 13 (24.07%) PowerShell
2 10 (18.52%) SQL
3 6 (11.11%) Perl
3 6 (11.11%) Python
4 1 (1.85%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (20.37%) MCSE
1 11 (20.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (11.11%) Degree
3 5 (9.26%) CCNA
3 5 (9.26%) MCSA
4 4 (7.41%) CCNP
4 4 (7.41%) Security Cleared
5 3 (5.56%) CCA
5 3 (5.56%) CCENT
5 3 (5.56%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (3.70%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (3.70%) MCP
6 2 (3.70%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.85%) ECDL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) SLA
2 2 (3.70%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 29 (53.70%) Active Directory
2 16 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (27.78%) Hyper-V
4 11 (20.37%) XenDesktop
5 10 (18.52%) XenApp
6 9 (16.67%) vSphere
7 4 (7.41%) Firmware
8 3 (5.56%) ISA Server
8 3 (5.56%) VMware Server
9 2 (3.70%) BitLocker
9 2 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (1.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (1.85%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (1.85%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (1.85%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (1.85%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (27.78%) NetBackup
2 12 (22.22%) SCCM
3 6 (11.11%) Avamar
3 6 (11.11%) SolarWinds Orion
4 4 (7.41%) WSUS
5 3 (5.56%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (3.70%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (3.70%) SCOM
6 2 (3.70%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.85%) AirWatch
7 1 (1.85%) Data Guard
7 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (1.85%) NetVault Backup
7 1 (1.85%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 45 (83.33%) VMware
2 28 (51.85%) Microsoft
3 22 (40.74%) Citrix
4 20 (37.04%) Veritas
5 18 (33.33%) Veeam
6 15 (27.78%) Dell
7 13 (24.07%) Cisco
7 13 (24.07%) Symantec
8 10 (18.52%) HP
9 9 (16.67%) EMC
9 9 (16.67%) SolarWinds
10 8 (14.81%) IBM
10 8 (14.81%) McAfee
10 8 (14.81%) NetApp
11 5 (9.26%) Ivanti
11 5 (9.26%) Sophos
12 4 (7.41%) Kaseya
13 3 (5.56%) CheckPoint
13 3 (5.56%) Mercator
13 3 (5.56%) Oracle