Period
to 19 February 2019

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 19 February 2019 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
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 577 598 559
Rank change year-on-year +21 -39 -17
Contract jobs citing Backup Exec 47 35 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.11% 0.075% 0.074%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.66% 0.59% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 26 21
London median daily rate £300 £419 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.36% +19.64% +75.00%
10th Percentile £130 £140 £223
90th Percentile £423 £587 £444
England median daily rate £300 £318 £300
% change year-on-year -5.51% +5.83% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
London median hourly rate - £13.50 £18.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -28.64% -5.41%
England median hourly rate £14.00 £39.00 £22.34
% change year-on-year -64.10% +74.61% +11.68%

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 7,093 5,954 4,858
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 16.10% 12.78% 11.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,195 4,448 3,339
London median daily rate £550 £520 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £362 £313 £313
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
England median daily rate £500 £488 £450
% change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 71 68
London median hourly rate £23.48 £24.92 £22.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.77% +11.16% +0.75%
10th Percentile £13.09 £11.81 £14.00
90th Percentile £45.63 £67.50 £47.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.32 £20.00
% change year-on-year +1.05% -13.41% -

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 19 February 2019.

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 19 February 2019. 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 -11 17 £325 -24.64% 1
East London - 1 £400 - 1
West London - 1 £350 - 2
Backup Exec
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 2019, 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 41 (87.23%) Windows
2 34 (72.34%) Active Directory
3 30 (63.83%) VMware
4 29 (61.70%) Citrix
5 28 (59.57%) MS Exchange
6 26 (55.32%) Microsoft
7 23 (48.94%) HP
8 21 (44.68%) Veritas
9 19 (40.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 18 (38.30%) Windows 7
10 18 (38.30%) DNS
11 16 (34.04%) Cisco
11 16 (34.04%) DHCP
11 16 (34.04%) Windows 10
12 15 (31.91%) Office 365
13 14 (29.79%) Finance
13 14 (29.79%) VMware Infrastructure
14 12 (25.53%) Windows Server 2008
14 12 (25.53%) Windows Server
14 12 (25.53%) Windows Server 2012
14 12 (25.53%) Veeam
14 12 (25.53%) Exchange Server 2010
15 11 (23.40%) Exchange Server 2013
16 10 (21.28%) Storage Management
16 10 (21.28%) Cisco IOS
16 10 (21.28%) NetApp
16 10 (21.28%) LAN
16 10 (21.28%) WAN
16 10 (21.28%) VPN
17 9 (19.15%) Investment 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 28 (59.57%) MS Exchange
2 12 (25.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (23.40%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (6.38%) IBM Domino
4 3 (6.38%) SharePoint
5 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 8 (17.02%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (6.38%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 15 (31.91%) Office 365
2 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.13%) G Suite
4 1 (2.13%) IaaS
4 1 (2.13%) PaaS
4 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (38.30%) DNS
2 16 (34.04%) DHCP
3 10 (21.28%) Cisco IOS
3 10 (21.28%) LAN
3 10 (21.28%) VPN
3 10 (21.28%) WAN
4 8 (17.02%) Structured Cabling
5 7 (14.89%) Firewall
5 7 (14.89%) TCP/IP
6 4 (8.51%) iSCSI
6 4 (8.51%) SAN
7 3 (6.38%) Internet
7 3 (6.38%) Intranet
7 3 (6.38%) Wireless
8 2 (4.26%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (4.26%) NetScaler
8 2 (4.26%) Network Security
9 1 (2.13%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (2.13%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (2.13%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) Relational Database
1 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (29.79%) Finance
2 8 (17.02%) Legal
3 7 (14.89%) Financial Institution
4 3 (6.38%) Banking
4 3 (6.38%) Law
5 2 (4.26%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.13%) Automotive
6 1 (2.13%) Billing
6 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (40.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (29.79%) Analyst
2 14 (29.79%) IT Engineer
2 14 (29.79%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (21.28%) Support Analyst
4 8 (17.02%) IT Analyst
4 8 (17.02%) IT Support
5 7 (14.89%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 7 (14.89%) IT Support Analyst
5 7 (14.89%) Support Engineer
5 7 (14.89%) Windows Engineer
6 5 (10.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 5 (10.64%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (10.64%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (10.64%) Active Directory Engineer
6 5 (10.64%) Citrix Engineer
6 5 (10.64%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (10.64%) Infrastructure Support
7 4 (8.51%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 4 (8.51%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) Hedge funds
1 8 (17.02%) HP StoreVirtual
2 7 (14.89%) Blackberry
3 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.51%) Clustering
3 4 (8.51%) Replication
4 3 (6.38%) iPad
4 3 (6.38%) iPhone
4 3 (6.38%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (4.26%) PKI
6 1 (2.13%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.13%) HP Storage
6 1 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 41 (87.23%) Windows
2 18 (38.30%) Windows 7
3 16 (34.04%) Windows 10
4 12 (25.53%) Windows Server
4 12 (25.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (25.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (14.89%) Android
6 6 (12.77%) Windows 8
7 5 (10.64%) Linux
8 3 (6.38%) Unix
9 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (40.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 10 (21.28%) Storage Management
3 9 (19.15%) Investment Management
3 9 (19.15%) Proactive Monitoring
3 9 (19.15%) Root Cause Analysis
4 8 (17.02%) Asset Management
4 8 (17.02%) Change Control
4 8 (17.02%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (17.02%) Patch Management
4 8 (17.02%) Service Management
5 6 (12.77%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (12.77%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (12.77%) Infrastructure Management
5 6 (12.77%) Migration
6 4 (8.51%) CRM
6 4 (8.51%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (6.38%) Contract Negotiation
7 3 (6.38%) ITIL
8 2 (4.26%) BCP
8 2 (4.26%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.38%) PowerShell
1 3 (6.38%) SQL
2 2 (4.26%) C
3 1 (2.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) Degree
1 3 (6.38%) MCP
1 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.26%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (4.26%) MCSE
2 2 (4.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.13%) MCITP
3 1 (2.13%) MCSA
3 1 (2.13%) NCDA
3 1 (2.13%) RHCE
3 1 (2.13%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.02%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (72.34%) Active Directory
2 14 (29.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (19.15%) Hyper-V
4 8 (17.02%) VMware Server
5 4 (8.51%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (8.51%) vSphere
6 3 (6.38%) XenApp
7 2 (4.26%) NFS
7 2 (4.26%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (2.13%) DFS Replication
8 1 (2.13%) XenDesktop
8 1 (2.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (17.02%) WSUS
2 6 (12.77%) Terraform
3 4 (8.51%) vMotion
4 3 (6.38%) AirWatch
4 3 (6.38%) SCCM
5 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (4.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (2.13%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 30 (63.83%) VMware
2 29 (61.70%) Citrix
3 26 (55.32%) Microsoft
4 23 (48.94%) HP
5 21 (44.68%) Veritas
6 16 (34.04%) Cisco
7 12 (25.53%) Veeam
8 10 (21.28%) NetApp
9 8 (17.02%) EMC
9 8 (17.02%) Ivanti
9 8 (17.02%) McAfee
9 8 (17.02%) Shavlik
9 8 (17.02%) Sophos
10 7 (14.89%) Dell
11 6 (12.77%) Symantec
12 4 (8.51%) Kaseya
13 3 (6.38%) Apple
13 3 (6.38%) Bloomberg
13 3 (6.38%) Charles River
13 3 (6.38%) FactSet