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 29 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 / South East
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 242 238 250
Rank change year-on-year -4 +12  
Contract jobs citing Backup Exec 6 26 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.078% 0.29% 0.16%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.69% 2.41% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 9
Median daily rate £313 £120 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +160.41% -61.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £105 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £430 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £350 £175
% change year-on-year -11.42% +100.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
Median hourly rate £12.50 £35.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -64.78% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £19.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year -35.89% +4.00%  

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 865 1077 1040
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 11.20% 12.09% 11.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 969 1088 911
Median daily rate £450 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.75% +2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £538 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 82 60
Median hourly rate £12.00 £35.50 £22.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.19% +60.83%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.13 £17.45 £12.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £58.75 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year -50.00% +68.67%  

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 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 29 June 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
Berkshire +15 2 - - 2
Buckinghamshire - 2 £300 -
Surrey +1 1 £325 -7.14% 2
Hampshire -2 1 - - 3
Backup Exec
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 South East region with a requirement for Backup Exec.

1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 9 (81.82%) VMware
2 9 (81.82%) Windows Server
3 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
3 8 (72.73%) TCP/IP
4 7 (63.64%) Symantec
4 7 (63.64%) Veeam
5 6 (54.55%) ITIL
6 5 (45.45%) Problem Management
6 5 (45.45%) Time Management
7 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
7 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
7 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
7 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
7 3 (27.27%) DHCP
7 3 (27.27%) DNS
7 3 (27.27%) NetBackup
8 2 (18.18%) SAN
8 2 (18.18%) VPN
8 2 (18.18%) HP
8 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
8 2 (18.18%) Unix
8 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (18.18%) Capacity Management
8 2 (18.18%) Office 365
8 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
8 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (18.18%) Windows 7

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 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) TCP/IP
2 3 (27.27%) DHCP
2 3 (27.27%) DNS
3 2 (18.18%) SAN
3 2 (18.18%) VPN
General
1 2 (18.18%) Advertising
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Active Directory Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Active Directory Support
3 2 (18.18%) Active Directory Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Exchange Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Exchange Support
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Support
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Office 365 Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Backup Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Data Centre Operator
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) Windows Server
3 2 (18.18%) Unix
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (9.09%) AIX
4 1 (9.09%) Linux
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) ITIL
2 5 (45.45%) Problem Management
2 5 (45.45%) Time Management
3 2 (18.18%) Capacity Management
4 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Server Building
4 1 (9.09%) Software Deployment
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
3 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (18.18%) vSphere
4 1 (9.09%) Firmware
4 1 (9.09%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) NetBackup
2 1 (9.09%) HP SIM
2 1 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (9.09%) SCCM
2 1 (9.09%) Tivoli
2 1 (9.09%) vCenter Server
2 1 (9.09%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
1 9 (81.82%) VMware
2 7 (63.64%) Symantec
2 7 (63.64%) Veeam
3 2 (18.18%) HP
4 1 (9.09%) 3PAR
4 1 (9.09%) BMC
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix
4 1 (9.09%) Dell
4 1 (9.09%) IBM
4 1 (9.09%) McAfee
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