The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 25 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 / North West
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 157 143
Contract jobs citing Backup Exec 0 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West - 0.13% 0.24%
As % of the Systems Management category - 1.44% 2.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 8
Median daily rate - £400 £244
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +64.10%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £325 £178
% change year-on-year -3.07% +83.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £14.00 -
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 the North West with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 311 348 341
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 10.72% 9.28% 9.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 178 196
Median daily rate £425 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £287 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £528 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £377
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.99%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 10
Median hourly rate £29.25 £16.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +80.00% +8.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.78 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £21.00 £31.30
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 the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

Backup Exec
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Backup Exec in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Backup Exec in the North West

Backup Exec
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Backup Exec in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Backup Exec in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 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 North West region with a requirement for Backup Exec.

1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) IIS
1 2 (100.00%) SAP
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) ERP
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Symantec
1 2 (100.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (100.00%) MCITP
1 2 (100.00%) WSUS
1 2 (100.00%) Life Science
1 2 (100.00%) Release Management
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) Kaspersky
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) NAS
1 2 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 2 (100.00%) Kaseya
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) Manufacturing

Backup Exec
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (100.00%) IIS
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) IP Telephony
1 2 (100.00%) NAS
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Server Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Clustering
1 2 (100.00%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) ERP
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) MCITP
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 2 (100.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Kaseya
1 2 (100.00%) Kaspersky
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) SAP
1 2 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 2 (100.00%) Symantec
1 2 (100.00%) VMware