Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 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
England > London
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 604 592 554
Rank change year-on-year -12 -38 -53
Contract jobs citing Backup Exec 28 24 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.060% 0.054% 0.14%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.49% 0.45% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 19 45
London median daily rate £275 £300 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +50.00% -38.46%
10th Percentile £162 £223 £120
90th Percentile £503 £419 £380
England median daily rate £311 £275 £230
% change year-on-year +13.18% +19.57% -23.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
London median hourly rate - £15.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -10.14% -19.77%
England median hourly rate £29.25 £18.75 £17.75
% change year-on-year +56.00% +5.63% -8.69%

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 London with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 5660 5284 4076
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 12.13% 11.85% 8.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4174 3551 2815
London median daily rate £513 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £263
90th Percentile £638 £620 £613
England median daily rate £475 £450 £413
% change year-on-year +5.56% +9.09% +3.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 59 74
London median hourly rate £25.50 £20.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.50% +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £11.92 £14.36 £13.00
90th Percentile £165.00 £36.57 £43.00
England median hourly rate £17.07 £20.73 £20.00
% change year-on-year -17.67% +3.65% +2.56%

Backup Exec
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Backup Exec as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Backup Exec in London

Backup Exec
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Backup Exec in London

Backup Exec
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Backup Exec in London over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Backup Exec in London

Backup Exec
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Backup Exec in London

Backup Exec
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Central London -2 13 £363 +17.41% 2
North London - 2 £325 -
Backup Exec
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 London region with a requirement for Backup Exec.

1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (92.86%) Active Directory
3 20 (71.43%) Windows Server
4 17 (60.71%) VMware
5 16 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (57.14%) Veeam
5 16 (57.14%) Office 365
6 15 (53.57%) MS Exchange
6 15 (53.57%) DNS
7 14 (50.00%) DHCP
8 13 (46.43%) Cisco
8 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
8 13 (46.43%) Hyper-V
9 12 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (42.86%) MCSE
10 11 (39.29%) TCP/IP
10 11 (39.29%) HP
10 11 (39.29%) Sophos
11 10 (35.71%) NetBackup
12 9 (32.14%) Finance
12 9 (32.14%) SCCM
12 9 (32.14%) Kalman Filter
13 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
13 8 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
13 8 (28.57%) Symantec
14 7 (25.00%) SAN
14 7 (25.00%) Linux
14 7 (25.00%) ITIL
14 7 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 7 (25.00%) Incident Management

Backup Exec
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 15 (53.57%) MS Exchange
2 7 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (17.86%) Apache
3 5 (17.86%) Tomcat
4 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (3.57%) IBM Domino
6 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
6 1 (3.57%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Visio
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (3.57%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) LatentZero
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 16 (57.14%) Office 365
2 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (21.43%) Mimecast
4 4 (14.29%) G Suite
5 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (3.57%) OpenShift
6 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (53.57%) DNS
2 14 (50.00%) DHCP
3 11 (39.29%) TCP/IP
4 7 (25.00%) Firewall
4 7 (25.00%) SAN
5 5 (17.86%) VPN
5 5 (17.86%) Wireless
6 4 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
6 4 (14.29%) HTTP
6 4 (14.29%) NAS
6 4 (14.29%) SMTP
6 4 (14.29%) snoop
6 4 (14.29%) tcpdump
6 4 (14.29%) VLAN
6 4 (14.29%) Wireshark
7 3 (10.71%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (10.71%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (10.71%) Intranet
7 3 (10.71%) LAN
8 2 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) MySQL
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (32.14%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Banking
2 1 (3.57%) Law
2 1 (3.57%) Legal
2 1 (3.57%) Retail
2 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 5 (17.86%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (17.86%) Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Project Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Unix Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Unix Systems Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Administrator
5 2 (7.14%) IT Support
5 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Asset Management Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Computer Science
1 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Licensing
2 4 (14.29%) BYOD
2 4 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 4 (14.29%) EMC VMAX
3 3 (10.71%) Replication
4 2 (7.14%) HP Storage
5 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
5 1 (3.57%) Client/Server
5 1 (3.57%) Clustering
5 1 (3.57%) Driving Licence
5 1 (3.57%) iPad
5 1 (3.57%) iPhone
5 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 7 (25.00%) Linux
4 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (14.29%) Solaris
5 4 (14.29%) Unix
5 4 (14.29%) Windows 10
5 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (10.71%) Android
6 3 (10.71%) Windows 7
7 2 (7.14%) Mac OS X
8 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) Kalman Filter
2 8 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
3 7 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 7 (25.00%) ITIL
3 7 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (21.43%) People Management
4 6 (21.43%) Performance Monitoring
4 6 (21.43%) Problem Management
4 6 (21.43%) Software Licensing
5 5 (17.86%) Budget Control
5 5 (17.86%) Change Control
5 5 (17.86%) Change Management
6 4 (14.29%) Load Balancing
6 4 (14.29%) Open Source
6 4 (14.29%) Time Management
6 4 (14.29%) Web Filtering
7 2 (7.14%) DevOps
7 2 (7.14%) Investment Management
7 2 (7.14%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) PowerShell
1 3 (10.71%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) C
3 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (42.86%) MCSE
1 12 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (21.43%) CCNA
3 6 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (21.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (21.43%) Degree
3 6 (21.43%) MCP
4 5 (17.86%) MCITP
5 4 (14.29%) MCSA
6 2 (7.14%) DBS Check
7 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
7 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (3.57%) NCDA
7 1 (3.57%) RHCE
7 1 (3.57%) RHCT
7 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
7 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.86%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (92.86%) Active Directory
2 16 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (46.43%) Hyper-V
4 6 (21.43%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (14.29%) iptables
6 2 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (7.14%) vSphere
7 1 (3.57%) Docker
7 1 (3.57%) NFS
7 1 (3.57%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (3.57%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (3.57%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (35.71%) NetBackup
2 9 (32.14%) SCCM
3 3 (10.71%) SmoothWall
4 2 (7.14%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (7.14%) WSUS
5 1 (3.57%) AirWatch
5 1 (3.57%) Ansible
5 1 (3.57%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (3.57%) Nagios
5 1 (3.57%) NetVault Backup
5 1 (3.57%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (3.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (3.57%) vMotion
Vendors
1 17 (60.71%) VMware
2 16 (57.14%) Veeam
3 13 (46.43%) Cisco
3 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
4 11 (39.29%) HP
4 11 (39.29%) Sophos
5 8 (28.57%) Symantec
6 6 (21.43%) CheckPoint
7 5 (17.86%) Dell
8 4 (14.29%) EMC
8 4 (14.29%) Google
8 4 (14.29%) Red Hat
8 4 (14.29%) Ruckus Wireless
8 4 (14.29%) Sun
9 3 (10.71%) Apple
9 3 (10.71%) Forcepoint
9 3 (10.71%) Meraki
9 3 (10.71%) SonicWALL
10 2 (7.14%) EqualLogic
10 2 (7.14%) NetApp