The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Symantec Backup Exec
North West / Lancashire
Rank 29 - 43
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Backup Exec 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.98% - 0.52%
As % of the Systems Management category 13.33% - 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £300 £210
% change year-on-year -25.00% +42.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £32.54
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.00 £20.34
% change year-on-year - +111.38%  

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 Lancashire with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Lancashire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 15 59 31
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 7.32% 13.79% 8.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 43 13
Median daily rate £528 £375 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.66% -25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £278 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £425 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 8
Median hourly rate £42.50 £20.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +112.50% +53.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.90 £20.00 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.70 £41.20 £18.86
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year -15.55% +4.65%  

Backup Exec
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire 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 Lancashire

Backup Exec
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Backup Exec in Lancashire

Backup Exec
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Backup Exec in Lancashire

Backup Exec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Backup Exec.

1 6 (75.00%) ITIL
1 6 (75.00%) MCSE
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
2 5 (62.50%) NetBackup
2 5 (62.50%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (37.50%) IIS
3 3 (37.50%) RHCE
3 3 (37.50%) SAN
3 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 3 (37.50%) Symantec
3 3 (37.50%) Remedy
4 2 (25.00%) Change Management
4 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (25.00%) Clustering
4 2 (25.00%) SAP
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (25.00%) ERP
4 2 (25.00%) DHCP
4 2 (25.00%) DNS
4 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (25.00%) Kaspersky
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (25.00%) NAS

Backup Exec
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
2 3 (37.50%) IIS
3 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) SAN
2 2 (25.00%) DHCP
2 2 (25.00%) DNS
2 2 (25.00%) IP Telephony
2 2 (25.00%) NAS
3 1 (12.50%) LAN
3 1 (12.50%) VPN
3 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Administrator
2 4 (50.00%) Backup Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Backup Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Server Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Clustering
1 2 (25.00%) Life Science
2 1 (12.50%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Change Management
2 2 (25.00%) ERP
2 2 (25.00%) Release Management
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) MCSE
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (37.50%) RHCE
3 2 (25.00%) MCITP
4 1 (12.50%) CCNA
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
4 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) NetBackup
2 2 (25.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (25.00%) WSUS
3 1 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (12.50%) SCCM
3 1 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) Remedy
2 3 (37.50%) Symantec
3 2 (25.00%) Kaseya
3 2 (25.00%) Kaspersky
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) SAP
3 2 (25.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (12.50%) Canon
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco
4 1 (12.50%) Dell
4 1 (12.50%) EqualLogic
4 1 (12.50%) Intel Security
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) Veeam