Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 200 213 235
Rank change year-on-year +13 +22 -47
Contract jobs citing Backup Exec 6 15 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.11% 0.22% 0.13%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.01% 2.29% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 7
North West median daily rate £180 £181 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.65% -43.38% +6.67%
England median daily rate £313 £275 £230
% change year-on-year +13.64% +19.57% -23.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
North West median hourly rate £43.00 £14.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +207.14% - -
England median hourly rate £29.25 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +62.50% - -7.69%

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 the North West with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 596 654 689
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 10.45% 9.57% 8.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 389 400 375
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +20.00%
10th Percentile £250 £187 £215
90th Percentile £575 £550 £526
England median daily rate £475 £450 £413
% change year-on-year +5.56% +9.09% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 18 30
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £19.62 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.78% +63.46% -35.14%
10th Percentile £11.23 £12.36 £11.00
90th Percentile £43.15 £43.00 £35.25
England median hourly rate £17.00 £20.38 £20.00
% change year-on-year -16.56% +1.88% +2.56%

Backup Exec
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Backup Exec as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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

Backup Exec
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Lancashire +5 4 £238 +58.33%
Manchester +13 1 - - 3
Merseyside - 1 £180 -
Backup Exec
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Symantec
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (83.33%) Hyper-V
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
3 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
3 4 (66.67%) Finance
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (50.00%) Oracle
4 3 (50.00%) XML
4 3 (50.00%) ITIL
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (50.00%) XML Messaging
4 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database
4 3 (50.00%) Server Virtualisation
4 3 (50.00%) IFS
5 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (33.33%) webMethods
5 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (33.33%) Asset Management
5 2 (33.33%) WSUS
5 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 2 (33.33%) HP
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco
5 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (16.67%) SAN

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 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) IP Telephony
1 1 (16.67%) iSCSI
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) NAS
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
1 1 (16.67%) VPN
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Administrator
1 3 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Support
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Server Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Virtualisation Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) XML
1 3 (50.00%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
1 3 (50.00%) Server Virtualisation
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) Release Management
3 1 (16.67%) Software Deployment
3 1 (16.67%) Supply Chain Management
3 1 (16.67%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) MCITP
2 1 (16.67%) MCSE
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Hyper-V
1 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) NFS
3 1 (16.67%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) WSUS
2 1 (16.67%) BladeLogic
2 1 (16.67%) Nagios
2 1 (16.67%) NetBackup
2 1 (16.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Symantec
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) IFS
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) webMethods
4 1 (16.67%) CommVault
4 1 (16.67%) Huawei
4 1 (16.67%) IBM
4 1 (16.67%) Kaseya
4 1 (16.67%) Kaspersky
4 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds