Period
to 17 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 17 November 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 > South East
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 374 364 355
Rank change year-on-year -10 -9 +13
Contract jobs citing Backup Exec 12 12 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.073% 0.071% 0.17%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.53% 0.57% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 15
South East median daily rate £375 £320 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.19% +21.90% +5.00%
10th Percentile £207 £218 £107
90th Percentile £461 £395 £306
England median daily rate £325 £310 £275
% change year-on-year +4.84% +12.73% +19.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
South East median hourly rate £11.00 £20.88 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.31% -41.20% -
England median hourly rate £14.00 £29.25 £18.75
% change year-on-year -52.14% +56.00% +5.63%

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 South East with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 2,278 2,116 2,015
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.79% 12.56% 12.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,361 1,312 1,191
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £250
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 52 66
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £14.25 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.30% -56.15% +62.50%
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.78 £12.25
90th Percentile £50.57 £46.98 £59.03
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +2.94% -24.44% +12.50%

Backup Exec
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Backup Exec in the South East

Backup Exec
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Backup Exec in the South East

Backup Exec
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Backup Exec in the South East over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Backup Exec in the South East

Backup Exec
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Backup Exec in the South East

Backup Exec
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 17 November 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
Thames Valley +13 9 £375 +17.19% 2
Buckinghamshire +28 6 £215 - 1
Berkshire -15 2 £448 +17.76%
Hampshire -34 2 - -
Oxfordshire +11 1 £375 +51.52% 1
Surrey - 1 - -
Backup Exec
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 South East region with a requirement for Backup Exec.

1 9 (75.00%) Windows
1 9 (75.00%) VMware
2 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (50.00%) vSphere
4 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
4 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
5 4 (33.33%) Unix
5 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
5 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 3 (25.00%) CTC Cleared
6 3 (25.00%) NetBackup
6 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 3 (25.00%) MCP
6 3 (25.00%) MCSE
6 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (25.00%) BMC
6 3 (25.00%) NetApp
6 3 (25.00%) Veritas
6 3 (25.00%) Tivoli
6 3 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (25.00%) FlexPod
7 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
7 2 (16.67%) ITIL

Backup Exec
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (8.33%) IIS
3 1 (8.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (8.33%) Mimecast
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
1 1 (8.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Firewall
1 2 (16.67%) LAN
1 2 (16.67%) WAN
2 1 (8.33%) NetScaler
2 1 (8.33%) Skype
General
1 1 (8.33%) Advertising
1 1 (8.33%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Consultant
1 3 (25.00%) FlexPod Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Data Centre Operator
2 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Junior
3 1 (8.33%) Messaging Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Support Technician
3 1 (8.33%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) FlexPod
1 3 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (8.33%) Clustering
3 1 (8.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (33.33%) Unix
4 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
6 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL
1 2 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (8.33%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (8.33%) E-Discovery
2 1 (8.33%) Identity Management
2 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (8.33%) Network Design
2 1 (8.33%) Patch Management
2 1 (8.33%) Service Management
2 1 (8.33%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) CTC Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) MCP
2 3 (25.00%) MCSE
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) vSphere
2 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (8.33%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (8.33%) Terminal Services
4 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) NetBackup
1 3 (25.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (8.33%) AirWatch
2 1 (8.33%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) NetVault Backup
2 1 (8.33%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) VMware
2 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) BMC
3 3 (25.00%) NetApp
3 3 (25.00%) Veritas
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco
4 2 (16.67%) Citrix
4 2 (16.67%) Veeam
5 1 (8.33%) HP
5 1 (8.33%) McAfee
5 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds
5 1 (8.33%) Unisys