Period
to 17 November 2018

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 17 November 2018 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 591 611 607
Rank change year-on-year +20 -4 -59
Contract jobs citing Backup Exec 39 27 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.085% 0.058% 0.053%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.54% 0.46% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 19 19
London median daily rate £325 £250 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.00% -16.67% +50.00%
10th Percentile £250 £161 £223
90th Percentile £407 £505 £419
England median daily rate £325 £310 £275
% change year-on-year +4.84% +12.73% +19.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
London median hourly rate - - £15.50
England median hourly rate £14.00 £29.25 £18.75
% change year-on-year -52.14% +56.00% +5.63%

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 7,161 5,874 5,583
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 15.59% 12.54% 12.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,331 4,325 3,768
London median daily rate £526 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.25% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £340 £313 £313
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 58 59
London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.33% +28.75% +5.26%
10th Percentile £13.31 £11.94 £14.36
90th Percentile £39.02 £165.00 £36.57
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +2.94% -24.44% +12.50%

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 17 November 2018.

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 17 November 2018. 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 -24 11 £300 -17.24% 6
West London - 2 £350 -
Backup Exec
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, 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 London region with a requirement for Backup Exec.

1 36 (92.31%) Windows
2 30 (76.92%) Active Directory
3 27 (69.23%) MS Exchange
4 26 (66.67%) VMware
5 25 (64.10%) DNS
6 23 (58.97%) DHCP
7 21 (53.85%) Citrix
8 20 (51.28%) Veeam
8 20 (51.28%) Windows 7
9 19 (48.72%) Windows 10
10 17 (43.59%) Microsoft
10 17 (43.59%) Windows Server
11 15 (38.46%) Sophos
12 13 (33.33%) Cisco
12 13 (33.33%) Asset Management
12 13 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
13 12 (30.77%) Finance
13 12 (30.77%) Microsoft Office
14 11 (28.21%) VPN
14 11 (28.21%) SLA
14 11 (28.21%) Blackberry
14 11 (28.21%) HP
14 11 (28.21%) Investment Management
14 11 (28.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 10 (25.64%) Proactive Monitoring
15 10 (25.64%) Shavlik
15 10 (25.64%) Patch Management
15 10 (25.64%) Continuous Improvement
15 10 (25.64%) Root Cause Analysis
15 10 (25.64%) Structured Cabling

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 27 (69.23%) MS Exchange
2 6 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (7.69%) IBM Domino
3 3 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 3 (7.69%) Skype for Business
4 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.56%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (30.77%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (25.64%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.95%) Mimecast
2 3 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.69%) Office 365
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (64.10%) DNS
2 23 (58.97%) DHCP
3 13 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
4 11 (28.21%) VPN
5 10 (25.64%) Structured Cabling
6 9 (23.08%) LAN
6 9 (23.08%) WAN
7 8 (20.51%) Firewall
8 6 (15.38%) TCP/IP
9 4 (10.26%) SAN
10 3 (7.69%) Internet
10 3 (7.69%) Intranet
10 3 (7.69%) Skype
10 3 (7.69%) Wireless
11 2 (5.13%) ADSL
11 2 (5.13%) IP Telephony
12 1 (2.56%) Converged Networks
12 1 (2.56%) HTTP
12 1 (2.56%) PBX
12 1 (2.56%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
General
1 12 (30.77%) Finance
2 6 (15.38%) Legal
3 5 (12.82%) Back Office
4 4 (10.26%) Financial Institution
5 2 (5.13%) Banking
6 1 (2.56%) Billing
6 1 (2.56%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (46.15%) Analyst
2 17 (43.59%) Support Analyst
3 11 (28.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (23.08%) IT Support
5 7 (17.95%) Infrastructure Support
5 7 (17.95%) IT Analyst
5 7 (17.95%) IT Engineer
5 7 (17.95%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (17.95%) IT Support Analyst
6 6 (15.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 6 (15.38%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 5 (12.82%) Desktop Support
7 5 (12.82%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (10.26%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (10.26%) Asset Management Analyst
8 4 (10.26%) Desktop Analyst
8 4 (10.26%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 3 (7.69%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
9 3 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
9 3 (7.69%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.21%) Blackberry
2 4 (10.26%) Hedge funds
2 4 (10.26%) iPhone
3 3 (7.69%) HP StoreVirtual
3 3 (7.69%) iPad
3 3 (7.69%) Replication
4 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.56%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.56%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.56%) RIA
4 1 (2.56%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 36 (92.31%) Windows
2 20 (51.28%) Windows 7
3 19 (48.72%) Windows 10
4 17 (43.59%) Windows Server
5 10 (25.64%) Android
6 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (15.38%) Linux
8 3 (7.69%) Unix
8 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (5.13%) Windows 8
10 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (2.56%) Solaris
10 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 11 (28.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 11 (28.21%) Investment Management
3 10 (25.64%) Continuous Improvement
3 10 (25.64%) Patch Management
3 10 (25.64%) Proactive Monitoring
3 10 (25.64%) Root Cause Analysis
3 10 (25.64%) Service Management
4 5 (12.82%) Storage Management
5 4 (10.26%) Change Control
5 4 (10.26%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Management
5 4 (10.26%) Migration
6 3 (7.69%) Contract Negotiation
6 3 (7.69%) High Availability
6 3 (7.69%) Information Security
6 3 (7.69%) Time Management
7 2 (5.13%) Business Continuity Planning
7 2 (5.13%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.95%) PowerShell
2 4 (10.26%) SQL
3 1 (2.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) CHECK Team Member
2 4 (10.26%) Degree
2 4 (10.26%) MCP
3 1 (2.56%) MCSA
3 1 (2.56%) MCSE
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (28.21%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (76.92%) Active Directory
2 10 (25.64%) VMware Server
3 8 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (12.82%) Hyper-V
5 4 (10.26%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (5.13%) DFS Replication
7 1 (2.56%) Terminal Services
7 1 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (2.56%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (25.64%) WSUS
2 5 (12.82%) SCCM
3 4 (10.26%) Terraform
4 3 (7.69%) AirWatch
5 2 (5.13%) NetBackup
6 1 (2.56%) Clonezilla
6 1 (2.56%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 26 (66.67%) VMware
2 21 (53.85%) Citrix
3 20 (51.28%) Veeam
4 17 (43.59%) Microsoft
5 15 (38.46%) Sophos
6 13 (33.33%) Cisco
7 11 (28.21%) HP
8 10 (25.64%) Ivanti
8 10 (25.64%) McAfee
8 10 (25.64%) Shavlik
9 8 (20.51%) Bloomberg
9 8 (20.51%) Veritas
10 5 (12.82%) Fidessa
10 5 (12.82%) NetApp
10 5 (12.82%) Symantec
11 3 (7.69%) Apple
11 3 (7.69%) Charles River
11 3 (7.69%) EMC
11 3 (7.69%) FactSet
11 3 (7.69%) Nimble Storage