Period
to 24 April 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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 600 558 541
Rank change year-on-year -42 -17 -13
Contract jobs citing Backup Exec 32 27 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.069% 0.068% 0.13%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.52% 0.58% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 19 23
London median daily rate £388 £365 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.16% +82.50% -51.52%
10th Percentile £114 £220 £141
90th Percentile £593 £445 £414
England median daily rate £300 £303 £290
% change year-on-year -0.83% +4.31% -6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 8
London median hourly rate £13.50 £18.92 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.64% -2.99% -22.00%
10th Percentile £13.25 £15.89 £18.50
90th Percentile £13.75 £22.28 £27.00
England median hourly rate £14.75 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -18.06% -5.26% -9.52%

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 6,181 4,645 4,556
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 13.41% 11.68% 10.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,573 3,304 3,209
London median daily rate £525 £500 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +7.53% +4.49%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £300
90th Percentile £655 £638 £613
England median daily rate £500 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 48 46
London median hourly rate £24.92 £24.61 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.26% +9.38% +25.00%
10th Percentile £13.05 £14.73 £17.63
90th Percentile £54.75 £48.24 £53.13
England median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year -16.67% +3.70% +8.00%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -48 15 £388 -1.90% 4
South London - 4 £108 - 1
West London -37 1 £500 +36.99% 4
North London - 1 £475 -
Backup Exec
England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 31 (96.88%) Windows
2 26 (81.25%) Windows Server
3 22 (68.75%) Active Directory
4 19 (59.38%) VMware
5 15 (46.88%) Linux
5 15 (46.88%) Veeam
6 13 (40.63%) DNS
6 13 (40.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (37.50%) MS Exchange
7 12 (37.50%) IIS
7 12 (37.50%) HP
7 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
8 11 (34.38%) SLA
8 11 (34.38%) DHCP
8 11 (34.38%) VMware Infrastructure
8 11 (34.38%) Hyper-V
9 10 (31.25%) MCP
10 9 (28.13%) SQL
10 9 (28.13%) Cisco
10 9 (28.13%) Sophos
10 9 (28.13%) Windows 7
11 8 (25.00%) Office 365
11 8 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (25.00%) MCSE
11 8 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (25.00%) SCCM
12 7 (21.88%) Wireless
12 7 (21.88%) Finance
12 7 (21.88%) ITIL
12 7 (21.88%) TCP/IP

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 (37.50%) IIS
1 12 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 6 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (9.38%) IBM Domino
3 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
4 2 (6.25%) Apache
4 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (6.25%) Tomcat
4 2 (6.25%) WebSphere
5 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (3.13%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) LatentZero
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.00%) Office 365
2 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (12.50%) Mimecast
3 3 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (6.25%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 13 (40.63%) DNS
2 11 (34.38%) DHCP
3 7 (21.88%) TCP/IP
3 7 (21.88%) Wireless
4 5 (15.63%) LAN
5 4 (12.50%) Firewall
5 4 (12.50%) SMS
5 4 (12.50%) WAN
6 3 (9.38%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (9.38%) Internet
6 3 (9.38%) Intranet
6 3 (9.38%) VLAN
6 3 (9.38%) VPN
7 2 (6.25%) iSCSI
7 2 (6.25%) SAN
8 1 (3.13%) FTP
8 1 (3.13%) NAS
8 1 (3.13%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) MySQL
3 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
General
1 7 (21.88%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Billing
2 1 (3.13%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Infrastructure Manager
2 5 (15.63%) Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Services Manager
3 4 (12.50%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (12.50%) IT Manager
3 4 (12.50%) IT Services Manager
3 4 (12.50%) IT Technician
3 4 (12.50%) Service Manager
4 3 (9.38%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (9.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) IT Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) IT Support
4 3 (9.38%) IT Support Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Support Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Data Centre Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) .NET
1 1 (3.13%) LAMP
1 1 (3.13%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (3.13%) REST
1 1 (3.13%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Data Centre
1 7 (21.88%) HP Superdome
2 4 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Licensing
3 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.38%) iPad
3 3 (9.38%) iPhone
3 3 (9.38%) Replication
4 1 (3.13%) CESG
4 1 (3.13%) Clustering
4 1 (3.13%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 31 (96.88%) Windows
2 26 (81.25%) Windows Server
3 15 (46.88%) Linux
4 13 (40.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (28.13%) Windows 7
6 7 (21.88%) Windows 10
7 5 (15.63%) Mac OS X
7 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (3.13%) Unix
8 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
8 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (21.88%) Commercial Awareness
2 7 (21.88%) ITIL
3 6 (18.75%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (15.63%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (15.63%) Incident Management
4 5 (15.63%) Problem Management
5 4 (12.50%) Budget Control
5 4 (12.50%) Change Control
5 4 (12.50%) OCR
5 4 (12.50%) People Management
5 4 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (12.50%) Software Licensing
5 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (9.38%) Supplier Management
7 2 (6.25%) BCP
7 2 (6.25%) Business Continuity
7 2 (6.25%) Data Protection
7 2 (6.25%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (28.13%) SQL
2 4 (12.50%) C
3 3 (9.38%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.13%) AWK
4 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.13%) C#
4 1 (3.13%) Perl
4 1 (3.13%) Python
4 1 (3.13%) Ruby
4 1 (3.13%) sed
Qualifications
1 10 (31.25%) MCP
2 8 (25.00%) MCSE
2 8 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (18.75%) CCNA
3 6 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (18.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (12.50%) A+ Certification
4 4 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (12.50%) Degree
4 4 (12.50%) Network+ Certification
5 2 (6.25%) DBS Check
5 2 (6.25%) DV Cleared
5 2 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (6.25%) MCITP
5 2 (6.25%) NCDA
5 2 (6.25%) RHCE
5 2 (6.25%) RHCT
5 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (34.38%) SLA
2 1 (3.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 22 (68.75%) Active Directory
2 11 (34.38%) Hyper-V
2 11 (34.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (21.88%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (12.50%) vSphere
5 2 (6.25%) Docker
5 2 (6.25%) NFS
5 2 (6.25%) XenApp
6 1 (3.13%) DFS Replication
6 1 (3.13%) Firmware
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (3.13%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (3.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (25.00%) SCCM
2 5 (15.63%) WSUS
3 4 (12.50%) NetBackup
3 4 (12.50%) SCOM
4 3 (9.38%) AirWatch
4 3 (9.38%) vMotion
5 2 (6.25%) Ansible
5 2 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (6.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (3.13%) Data Guard
6 1 (3.13%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (3.13%) Nagios
6 1 (3.13%) NetVault Backup
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (3.13%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 19 (59.38%) VMware
2 15 (46.88%) Veeam
3 12 (37.50%) HP
3 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 9 (28.13%) Cisco
4 9 (28.13%) Sophos
5 7 (21.88%) 3PAR
5 7 (21.88%) EMC
5 7 (21.88%) NetApp
5 7 (21.88%) Symantec
6 5 (15.63%) Apple
6 5 (15.63%) CheckPoint
7 4 (12.50%) Oracle
7 4 (12.50%) Spiceworks
7 4 (12.50%) Veritas
8 3 (9.38%) Bloomberg
8 3 (9.38%) Charles River
8 3 (9.38%) Citrix
8 3 (9.38%) FactSet
9 2 (6.25%) IBM