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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Symantec Backup Exec
England / London
Rank 380 410 384
Rank change year-on-year +30 -26  
Contract jobs citing Backup Exec 20 18 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.10% 0.082% 0.12%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.93% 0.83% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 11
Median daily rate £395 £165 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +139.39% -58.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £140 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £425 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £300 £180
% change year-on-year -25.00% +66.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Median hourly rate £22.34 £19.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.55% -24.00%  
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 London with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 2141 2157 1798
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 11.00% 9.78% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1525 1512 1237
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £340 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 23 39
Median hourly rate £47.00 £22.50 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +108.88% +20.32%  
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 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 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 24 March 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 +9 11 £395 - 1
Backup Exec
England

Backup Exec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 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 London region with a requirement for Backup Exec.

1 20 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 18 (64.29%) Windows
2 18 (64.29%) VMware
3 17 (60.71%) Microsoft
4 15 (53.57%) MS Exchange
5 13 (46.43%) Finance
6 12 (42.86%) Cisco
7 11 (39.29%) NetBackup
7 11 (39.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (39.29%) Exchange Server 2010
8 10 (35.71%) Migration
9 9 (32.14%) PowerShell
9 9 (32.14%) LAN
9 9 (32.14%) WAN
9 9 (32.14%) Windows Server
10 8 (28.57%) Citrix
10 8 (28.57%) SharePoint
11 7 (25.00%) HP
11 7 (25.00%) SAN
11 7 (25.00%) NetApp
11 7 (25.00%) Veritas
12 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (21.43%) Firewall
12 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
12 6 (21.43%) MS Office
12 6 (21.43%) Hyper-V
12 6 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
12 6 (21.43%) Windows 7
12 6 (21.43%) Banking
13 5 (17.86%) Bash Shell

Backup Exec
Top Related 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 11 (39.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (28.57%) SharePoint
4 2 (7.14%) Skype for Business
5 1 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (21.43%) MS Office
2 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
3 2 (7.14%) MS Project
3 2 (7.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (7.14%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Office 365
2 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (32.14%) LAN
1 9 (32.14%) WAN
2 7 (25.00%) SAN
3 6 (21.43%) Firewall
4 4 (14.29%) Cisco ISE
4 4 (14.29%) DNS
4 4 (14.29%) Internet
4 4 (14.29%) Wireless
5 3 (10.71%) DHCP
6 2 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (7.14%) FTP
6 2 (7.14%) SMTP
6 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
6 2 (7.14%) VPN
7 1 (3.57%) DECT
7 1 (3.57%) IP Telephony
7 1 (3.57%) iSCSI
7 1 (3.57%) VoIP
7 1 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (3.57%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.71%) ObjectStore
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 13 (46.43%) Finance
2 6 (21.43%) Banking
3 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
4 2 (7.14%) Electronics
4 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
4 2 (7.14%) Marketing
5 1 (3.57%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Analyst
2 5 (17.86%) Support Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (14.29%) Consultant
3 4 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Administrator
4 3 (10.71%) Backup Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) IT Support
4 3 (10.71%) Support Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (7.14%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 2 (7.14%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 2 (7.14%) IT Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Technical Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) thinkFolio Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) thinkFolio Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) Clustering
2 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 18 (64.29%) Windows
2 11 (39.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (32.14%) Windows Server
4 6 (21.43%) Windows 7
4 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (10.71%) Windows XP
7 2 (7.14%) Linux
7 2 (7.14%) Unix
7 2 (7.14%) Windows 8
8 1 (3.57%) Mac OS
8 1 (3.57%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Migration
2 3 (10.71%) ITIL
2 3 (10.71%) Mentoring
2 3 (10.71%) Project Management
2 3 (10.71%) Regulatory Compliance
3 2 (7.14%) Asset Management
3 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (7.14%) Data Deduplication
3 2 (7.14%) Data Migration
3 2 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (7.14%) High Availability
3 2 (7.14%) Investment Management
3 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
3 2 (7.14%) Programme Management
3 2 (7.14%) Server Building
3 2 (7.14%) Virtual Environments
3 2 (7.14%) Wealth Management
4 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.57%) Resource Management
4 1 (3.57%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (32.14%) PowerShell
2 5 (17.86%) Bash Shell
3 3 (10.71%) SQL
4 1 (3.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) CCNA
1 5 (17.86%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (17.86%) MCSE
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) BS25999
1 2 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 6 (21.43%) Hyper-V
2 6 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (10.71%) XenDesktop
5 2 (7.14%) VMware Server
5 2 (7.14%) vSphere
5 2 (7.14%) XenServer
6 1 (3.57%) Firmware
6 1 (3.57%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (3.57%) VMware ESX
6 1 (3.57%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (39.29%) NetBackup
2 5 (17.86%) SCCM
3 4 (14.29%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (7.14%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (7.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (7.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (3.57%) SCOM
5 1 (3.57%) SCOrch
5 1 (3.57%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 18 (64.29%) VMware
2 17 (60.71%) Microsoft
3 12 (42.86%) Cisco
4 8 (28.57%) Citrix
5 7 (25.00%) HP
5 7 (25.00%) NetApp
5 7 (25.00%) Veritas
6 5 (17.86%) Symantec
7 4 (14.29%) SolarWinds
8 3 (10.71%) Avaya
9 2 (7.14%) Hitachi
9 2 (7.14%) Polycom
9 2 (7.14%) SAP
10 1 (3.57%) Altiris
10 1 (3.57%) arcserve
10 1 (3.57%) CommVault
10 1 (3.57%) DataCore
10 1 (3.57%) Dell
10 1 (3.57%) Sophos
10 1 (3.57%) Veeam