Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 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
21 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 769 773 769
Rank change year-on-year +4 -4 -31
Contract jobs citing Backup Exec 35 93 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.042% 0.098% 0.075%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.28% 0.73% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 57 44
England median daily rate £320 £330 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +6.45% +5.98%
10th Percentile £195 £150 £175
90th Percentile £438 £443 £388
UK median daily rate £320 £330 £310
% change year-on-year -3.03% +6.45% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 4
England median hourly rate £14.00 £14.75 £17.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.08% -15.32% -8.33%
UK median hourly rate £14.00 £14.75 £17.42
% change year-on-year -5.08% -15.32% -8.33%

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 12,611 12,722 9,786
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 14.97% 13.39% 11.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,510 8,534 6,501
England median daily rate £500 £488 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +3.72% +10.59%
10th Percentile £300 £285 £275
90th Percentile £675 £638 £613
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 290 356 217
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.90% +10.00% -20.90%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.25 £11.22
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £48.00
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year +10.53% +1.33% -16.67%

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

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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 21 July 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 21 July 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 +34 12 £360 -2.04% 7
South East +7 8 £375 -5.30% 11
Midlands +18 5 £320 -3.03% 14
West Midlands +17 5 £320 -3.03% 8
North West +18 4 £228 +10.30% 5
North of England +15 4 £228 -16.13% 8
East of England +4 3 £223 -4.30% 1
South West -32 2 £240 -16.16% 1
Backup Exec
UK

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 27 (77.14%) VMware
4 24 (68.57%) Windows Server
5 21 (60.00%) Active Directory
6 20 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (34.29%) NetBackup
7 12 (34.29%) Veeam
7 12 (34.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (31.43%) DNS
8 11 (31.43%) MS Exchange
9 10 (28.57%) Citrix
9 10 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
9 10 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 9 (25.71%) vSphere
10 9 (25.71%) Finance
10 9 (25.71%) SAN
10 9 (25.71%) NetApp
10 9 (25.71%) Microsoft Office
11 8 (22.86%) Cisco
11 8 (22.86%) VMware ESXi
11 8 (22.86%) Hyper-V
12 7 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
12 7 (20.00%) PowerShell
12 7 (20.00%) Firewall
12 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (20.00%) Symantec
12 7 (20.00%) DHCP
12 7 (20.00%) MCSE
13 6 (17.14%) MCP

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 11 (31.43%) MS Exchange
2 5 (14.29%) Skype for Business
3 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (8.57%) IIS
4 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (25.71%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) NetSuite
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (11.43%) Office 365
3 1 (2.86%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (31.43%) DNS
2 9 (25.71%) SAN
3 7 (20.00%) DHCP
3 7 (20.00%) Firewall
4 5 (14.29%) VPN
4 5 (14.29%) WAN
5 4 (11.43%) VLAN
6 3 (8.57%) LAN
6 3 (8.57%) NAS
7 2 (5.71%) Skype
7 2 (5.71%) SSL
8 1 (2.86%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (2.86%) DSL
8 1 (2.86%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (2.86%) iSCSI
8 1 (2.86%) ISDN
8 1 (2.86%) NetScaler
8 1 (2.86%) PBX
8 1 (2.86%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (25.71%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (28.57%) Analyst
2 8 (22.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Server Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Service Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Active Directory Support
5 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Support
5 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Citrix Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Citrix Support
6 2 (5.71%) Exchange Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Network Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) Web Services
2 2 (5.71%) .NET
3 1 (2.86%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (14.29%) Replication
2 4 (11.43%) Clustering
3 3 (8.57%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.86%) AS400
4 1 (2.86%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.86%) FlexPod
4 1 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (68.57%) Windows Server
3 20 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (34.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (17.14%) Windows 10
6 5 (14.29%) Unix
6 5 (14.29%) Windows 7
7 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (5.71%) Linux
8 2 (5.71%) Windows NT
9 1 (2.86%) Android
9 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
9 1 (2.86%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (2.86%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 7 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
3 6 (17.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (17.14%) Incident Management
4 5 (14.29%) ITIL
5 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 4 (11.43%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (11.43%) Service Delivery
6 3 (8.57%) Availability Management
6 3 (8.57%) Business Continuity
6 3 (8.57%) Capacity Management
6 3 (8.57%) ERP
6 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Management
6 3 (8.57%) Patch Management
6 3 (8.57%) Server Virtualisation
7 2 (5.71%) BCP
7 2 (5.71%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (5.71%) Change Management
7 2 (5.71%) Problem Management
7 2 (5.71%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (14.29%) SQL
3 2 (5.71%) C
4 1 (2.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) MCSE
1 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (17.14%) MCP
2 6 (17.14%) SC Cleared
2 6 (17.14%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.71%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (5.71%) MCSA
4 1 (2.86%) CCNP
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.86%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (2.86%) GNVQ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (8.57%) SLA
3 2 (5.71%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 21 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (25.71%) vSphere
4 8 (22.86%) Hyper-V
4 8 (22.86%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (11.43%) XenDesktop
6 3 (8.57%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (5.71%) BitLocker
7 2 (5.71%) DFS Replication
7 2 (5.71%) XenApp
8 1 (2.86%) NFS
8 1 (2.86%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (2.86%) VMware Server
8 1 (2.86%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (34.29%) NetBackup
2 6 (17.14%) vMotion
3 5 (14.29%) Tivoli
3 5 (14.29%) WSUS
4 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Clustering
4 4 (11.43%) SCCM
5 3 (8.57%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (2.86%) Data Guard
6 1 (2.86%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (2.86%) SCOM
Vendors
1 28 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 27 (77.14%) VMware
3 12 (34.29%) Veeam
4 10 (28.57%) Citrix
5 9 (25.71%) NetApp
6 8 (22.86%) Cisco
7 7 (20.00%) Symantec
8 6 (17.14%) HP
8 6 (17.14%) SolarWinds
8 6 (17.14%) Sophos
9 5 (14.29%) BMC
10 4 (11.43%) McAfee
10 4 (11.43%) Unisys
11 3 (8.57%) IBM
11 3 (8.57%) Kaspersky
11 3 (8.57%) Oracle
12 2 (5.71%) Acronis
12 2 (5.71%) Dell
12 2 (5.71%) EMC
12 2 (5.71%) Veritas