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 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 415 405 403
Rank change year-on-year -10 -2  
Contract jobs citing Backup Exec 7 22 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.034% 0.10% 0.085%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.30% 0.93% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 15
Median daily rate £265 £293 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.40% +53.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £290 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £400 £372
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £325 £175
% change year-on-year -3.07% +85.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £19.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £26.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -51.92% +48.57%  

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 London with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 2345 2374 1888
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 11.34% 10.97% 8.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1700 1695 1284
Median daily rate £520 £488 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +11.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £335 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 15 28
Median hourly rate £40.00 £19.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +110.52% -24.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £17.97 £15.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £26.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £34.85 £20.19
% change year-on-year -49.78% +72.65%  

Backup Exec
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 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 3 months to 23 June 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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -5 2 £250 -15.25% 1
Brentford - 1 £365 -
Backup Exec
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 19 (70.37%) Active Directory
2 17 (62.96%) Windows
3 14 (51.85%) VMware
4 13 (48.15%) PowerShell
4 13 (48.15%) Microsoft
5 12 (44.44%) MS Exchange
5 12 (44.44%) NetBackup
5 12 (44.44%) Finance
6 10 (37.04%) Firewall
6 10 (37.04%) Migration
7 9 (33.33%) Cisco
7 9 (33.33%) SharePoint
7 9 (33.33%) Windows Server
8 8 (29.63%) DNS
8 8 (29.63%) Veritas
9 7 (25.93%) SAN
9 7 (25.93%) VPN
9 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (25.93%) SCCM
9 7 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2010
10 6 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (22.22%) Windows 7
10 6 (22.22%) Banking
10 6 (22.22%) DHCP
10 6 (22.22%) LAN
10 6 (22.22%) WAN
10 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
10 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
10 6 (22.22%) HP

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 12 (44.44%) MS Exchange
2 9 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 7 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (7.41%) Skype for Business
5 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.70%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (7.41%) Acrobat
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (7.41%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 5 (18.52%) Office 365
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (7.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (37.04%) Firewall
2 8 (29.63%) DNS
3 7 (25.93%) SAN
3 7 (25.93%) VPN
4 6 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (22.22%) DHCP
4 6 (22.22%) LAN
4 6 (22.22%) WAN
5 5 (18.52%) TCP/IP
6 4 (14.81%) FTP
7 2 (7.41%) SMTP
7 2 (7.41%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (3.70%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (3.70%) Internet
8 1 (3.70%) iSCSI
8 1 (3.70%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (3.70%) Skype
8 1 (3.70%) SSL
8 1 (3.70%) Unified Communications
8 1 (3.70%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.11%) ObjectStore
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) MySQL
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Eclipse
General
1 12 (44.44%) Finance
2 6 (22.22%) Banking
3 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 2 (7.41%) Electronics
4 2 (7.41%) Manufacturing
4 2 (7.41%) Marketing
5 1 (3.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Support Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Support Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (11.11%) Asset Management Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Backup Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 2 (7.41%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 2 (7.41%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) IT Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) IT Support
5 2 (7.41%) NetBackup Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) NetBackup Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) thinkFolio Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) thinkFolio Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.41%) Client/Server
2 2 (7.41%) Clustering
2 2 (7.41%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (7.41%) Replication
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (62.96%) Windows
2 9 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (22.22%) Windows 7
5 4 (14.81%) Linux
5 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (11.11%) Unix
6 3 (11.11%) Windows 8
7 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (7.41%) Windows XP
8 1 (3.70%) Windows 10
8 1 (3.70%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Migration
2 4 (14.81%) Asset Management
3 3 (11.11%) Investment Management
3 3 (11.11%) Regulatory Compliance
3 3 (11.11%) Server Building
3 3 (11.11%) Test Automation
3 3 (11.11%) Wealth Management
4 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (7.41%) Data Deduplication
4 2 (7.41%) Data Migration
4 2 (7.41%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (7.41%) High Availability
4 2 (7.41%) ITIL
4 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
4 2 (7.41%) Programme Management
4 2 (7.41%) Project Management
5 1 (3.70%) Change Management
5 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.70%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (48.15%) PowerShell
2 5 (18.52%) Bash Shell
3 4 (14.81%) SQL
4 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
1 1 (3.70%) MCSE
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) BS25999
1 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (70.37%) Active Directory
2 6 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (18.52%) Hyper-V
3 5 (18.52%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (11.11%) XenDesktop
5 2 (7.41%) VMware Server
5 2 (7.41%) XenServer
6 1 (3.70%) Firmware
6 1 (3.70%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (3.70%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (3.70%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (3.70%) vSphere
6 1 (3.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (44.44%) NetBackup
2 7 (25.93%) SCCM
3 3 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (11.11%) WSUS
4 2 (7.41%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (7.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (7.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (3.70%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (3.70%) Nagios
5 1 (3.70%) SCOM
5 1 (3.70%) SCOrch
5 1 (3.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (3.70%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 14 (51.85%) VMware
2 13 (48.15%) Microsoft
3 9 (33.33%) Cisco
4 8 (29.63%) Veritas
5 6 (22.22%) Citrix
5 6 (22.22%) HP
6 5 (18.52%) Symantec
6 5 (18.52%) Veeam
7 3 (11.11%) NetApp
8 2 (7.41%) EMC
8 2 (7.41%) Hitachi
8 2 (7.41%) SAP
9 1 (3.70%) Altiris
9 1 (3.70%) Avaya
9 1 (3.70%) CommVault
9 1 (3.70%) DataCore
9 1 (3.70%) EqualLogic
9 1 (3.70%) McAfee
9 1 (3.70%) Polycom