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 3 months to 28 March 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 / South East
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 249 235 262
Rank change year-on-year -14 +27  
Contract jobs citing Backup Exec 5 32 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.064% 0.34% 0.090%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.64% 3.19% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 16 6
Median daily rate £400 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +27.27%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £192 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £500 £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £300 £150
% change year-on-year -25.00% +100.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.00 £20.19
% change year-on-year - +113.02%  

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 South East with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 786 1004 1064
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 10.03% 10.82% 10.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 485 608 554
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 45 32
Median hourly rate £16.50 £45.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -63.33% +109.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £16.16 £13.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.30 £58.59 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -15.55% +9.75%  

Backup Exec
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 South East

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Backup Exec in the South East over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Backup Exec in the South East

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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

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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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +3 2 £151 -57.00% 1
Berkshire +21 1 £450 +27.65% 1
Buckinghamshire -4 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £400 - 1
Backup Exec
England

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 South East region with a requirement for Backup Exec.

1 14 (93.33%) VMware
2 13 (86.67%) Windows
3 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
4 10 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 10 (66.67%) Veeam
4 10 (66.67%) Windows Server
5 9 (60.00%) TCP/IP
6 7 (46.67%) MS Exchange
6 7 (46.67%) Symantec
7 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
7 6 (40.00%) MS Office
8 5 (33.33%) VPN
8 5 (33.33%) DNS
8 5 (33.33%) DHCP
8 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (33.33%) Office 365
9 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
9 4 (26.67%) Problem Management
9 4 (26.67%) ITIL
10 3 (20.00%) SSL
10 3 (20.00%) ADSL
10 3 (20.00%) Mac OS X
10 3 (20.00%) Apple
10 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (20.00%) SonicWALL
10 3 (20.00%) Network Security
10 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
10 3 (20.00%) NAS
10 3 (20.00%) Network Design

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 7 (46.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
1 6 (40.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (33.33%) DHCP
2 5 (33.33%) DNS
2 5 (33.33%) VPN
3 3 (20.00%) ADSL
3 3 (20.00%) Firewall
3 3 (20.00%) NAS
3 3 (20.00%) Network Security
3 3 (20.00%) SSL
4 2 (13.33%) LAN
4 2 (13.33%) WAN
5 1 (6.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Azure SQL Database
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (13.33%) Advertising
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Support Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Systems Support
3 3 (20.00%) Systems Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Active Directory Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Active Directory Support
4 2 (13.33%) Active Directory Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Exchange Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Exchange Support
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Support
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Office 365 Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Server Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Server Support
5 1 (6.67%) Server Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
5 3 (20.00%) Mac OS X
5 3 (20.00%) Windows 10
5 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (13.33%) Unix
6 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (6.67%) AIX
7 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) ITIL
1 4 (26.67%) Problem Management
2 3 (20.00%) Network Design
3 2 (13.33%) Time Management
4 1 (6.67%) Capacity Management
4 1 (6.67%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (6.67%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 1 (6.67%) Network Management
4 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.67%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) MCP
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 10 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (13.33%) vSphere
5 1 (6.67%) Firmware
5 1 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (6.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) NetBackup
1 2 (13.33%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (6.67%) Tivoli
2 1 (6.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) VMware
2 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
3 10 (66.67%) Veeam
4 7 (46.67%) Symantec
5 3 (20.00%) Apple
5 3 (20.00%) Palo Alto
5 3 (20.00%) SonicWALL
6 2 (13.33%) Cisco
7 1 (6.67%) 3PAR
7 1 (6.67%) BMC
7 1 (6.67%) Citrix
7 1 (6.67%) Dell
7 1 (6.67%) HP
7 1 (6.67%) IBM
7 1 (6.67%) Unisys
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