Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 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 > South East
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 366 350 362
Rank change year-on-year -16 +12 -43
Contract jobs citing Backup Exec 12 28 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.071% 0.17% 0.17%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.60% 1.48% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 15 23
South East median daily rate £320 £263 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.90% +14.13% -10.68%
10th Percentile £218 £107 £194
90th Percentile £395 £306 £414
England median daily rate £310 £275 £230
% change year-on-year +12.73% +19.57% -23.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
South East median hourly rate £20.88 £35.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.20% - -
England median hourly rate £29.25 £18.75 £17.75
% change year-on-year +56.00% +5.63% -8.97%

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 2000 1897 1950
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 11.88% 11.41% 10.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1233 1124 1060
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £213
90th Percentile £580 £538 £500
England median daily rate £475 £450 £413
% change year-on-year +5.56% +9.09% +3.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 56 75
South East median hourly rate £14.00 £25.88 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.89% +29.38% +0.45%
10th Percentile £11.80 £12.25 £11.98
90th Percentile £46.45 £55.00 £46.75
England median hourly rate £17.00 £20.73 £20.00
% change year-on-year -17.99% +3.65% +0.45%

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

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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 6 months to 21 November 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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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Backup Exec in the South East over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 21 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
Thames Valley -16 7 £320 +21.90%
Hampshire +9 5 £313 - 1
Berkshire -4 4 £380 +223.40%
Oxfordshire +9 2 £248 -10.00%
Buckinghamshire -26 1 - -
Backup Exec
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 South East region with a requirement for Backup Exec.

1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 10 (83.33%) VMware
3 7 (58.33%) TCP/IP
3 7 (58.33%) Windows Server
4 6 (50.00%) Symantec
4 6 (50.00%) ITIL
5 5 (41.67%) DNS
5 5 (41.67%) Veeam
6 4 (33.33%) DHCP
6 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (33.33%) Windows 10
7 3 (25.00%) vSphere
7 3 (25.00%) Acronis
7 3 (25.00%) Hardware Maintenance
7 3 (25.00%) LAN
7 3 (25.00%) WAN
7 3 (25.00%) SQL
7 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
7 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 3 (25.00%) Problem Management
7 3 (25.00%) Time Management
8 2 (16.67%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (16.67%) Security+ Certification
8 2 (16.67%) Network+ Certification
8 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
8 2 (16.67%) iSCSI
8 2 (16.67%) Network Security
8 2 (16.67%) Degree

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 2 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (41.67%) DNS
3 4 (33.33%) DHCP
4 3 (25.00%) LAN
4 3 (25.00%) WAN
5 2 (16.67%) iSCSI
5 2 (16.67%) Network Security
6 1 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Administrator
1 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) IT Support
2 2 (16.67%) Server Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Server Support
2 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Active Directory Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Active Directory Support
3 1 (8.33%) Backup Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Data Centre Operator
3 1 (8.33%) IT Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Storage and Backup Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) VMWare Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Server
3 4 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (8.33%) Data ONTAP
5 1 (8.33%) Unix
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
5 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) Hardware Maintenance
2 3 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (25.00%) Time Management
3 2 (16.67%) Change Management
3 2 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Mathematics
3 2 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Task Automation
3 2 (16.67%) Workflow
4 1 (8.33%) Break/Fix
4 1 (8.33%) Content Management
4 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (8.33%) IT Audit
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) A+ Certification
2 2 (16.67%) CompTIA Security+
2 2 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (16.67%) Network+ Certification
2 2 (16.67%) Security+ Certification
3 1 (8.33%) CTC Cleared
System Software
1 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) vSphere
3 2 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (16.67%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (8.33%) NetBackup
2 1 (8.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (8.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 10 (83.33%) VMware
2 6 (50.00%) Symantec
3 5 (41.67%) Veeam
4 3 (25.00%) Acronis
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco
6 1 (8.33%) BMC
6 1 (8.33%) McAfee
6 1 (8.33%) NetApp
6 1 (8.33%) Oracle