Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 369 351 350
Rank change year-on-year -18 -1 +11
Contract jobs citing Backup Exec 21 12 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.13% 0.074% 0.22%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.95% 0.61% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 18
South East median daily rate £397 £348 £269
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.24% +29.30% +7.50%
10th Percentile £299 £261 £109
90th Percentile £463 £395 £374
England median daily rate £330 £310 £290
% change year-on-year +6.45% +6.90% +39.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 6
South East median hourly rate £14.25 £20.88 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.74% -41.20% -
10th Percentile £10.50 £13.49 £23.88
90th Percentile £24.13 £27.76 £45.25
England median hourly rate £15.25 £12.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +22.00% -34.21% +8.57%

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 2,199 1,971 2,060
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.31% 12.08% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,302 1,200 1,223
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.12% +6.80%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £263
90th Percentile £584 £556 £538
England median daily rate £500 £475 £438
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 54 75
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £13.25 £27.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.08% -51.60% +36.88%
10th Percentile £11.18 £10.51 £12.25
90th Percentile £54.38 £43.30 £58.75
England median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +5.71% -22.22% +11.47%

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 25 September 2018.

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 25 September 2018.

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 25 September 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 +9 14 £397 +7.30% 7
Buckinghamshire +25 10 £422 +40.67% 2
Hampshire -11 6 - - 1
Berkshire -1 3 £397 +4.47% 5
Oxfordshire - 1 £375 -
West Sussex - 1 - -
Backup Exec
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 18 (85.71%) Windows
1 18 (85.71%) VMware
2 12 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 12 (57.14%) Windows Server
3 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
3 10 (47.62%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (47.62%) MS Exchange
4 9 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (42.86%) Veeam
5 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (33.33%) vSphere
6 7 (33.33%) Hyper-V
6 7 (33.33%) NetScaler
6 7 (33.33%) Symantec
6 7 (33.33%) McAfee
6 7 (33.33%) Citrix
6 7 (33.33%) Firewall
7 5 (23.81%) HP
7 5 (23.81%) NetApp
7 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (23.81%) Windows 7
7 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
7 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
7 5 (23.81%) Problem Management
8 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (19.05%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 4 (19.05%) CTC Cleared
8 4 (19.05%) Kaspersky
8 4 (19.05%) XenApp
8 4 (19.05%) XenServer

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 10 (47.62%) MS Exchange
2 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (4.76%) IIS
5 1 (4.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (47.62%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (14.29%) Office 365
2 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (9.52%) Mimecast
3 1 (4.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) Firewall
1 7 (33.33%) NetScaler
2 4 (19.05%) VLAN
2 4 (19.05%) VPN
3 3 (14.29%) LAN
3 3 (14.29%) WAN
4 2 (9.52%) iSCSI
5 1 (4.76%) DHCP
5 1 (4.76%) DNS
5 1 (4.76%) Skype
5 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) MySQL
General
1 3 (14.29%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Support Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (19.05%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (14.29%) Consultant
3 3 (14.29%) Data Centre Operator
3 3 (14.29%) FlexPod Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 2 (9.52%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Desktop Support
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Storage Specialist
4 2 (9.52%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) IT Support
5 1 (4.76%) IT Technician
5 1 (4.76%) Junior IT Support
5 1 (4.76%) Junior IT Technician
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 3 (14.29%) FlexPod
3 2 (9.52%) Clustering
3 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.76%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 18 (85.71%) Windows
2 12 (57.14%) Windows Server
3 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (23.81%) Windows 7
4 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (19.05%) Unix
5 4 (19.05%) Windows NT
6 3 (14.29%) Windows 8
6 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (9.52%) Data ONTAP
7 2 (9.52%) Linux
8 1 (4.76%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Problem Management
2 4 (19.05%) Disk Encryption
2 4 (19.05%) ITIL
3 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (9.52%) Capacity Management
4 2 (9.52%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (9.52%) ITIL V3
4 2 (9.52%) ITSM
4 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (9.52%) Service Management
4 2 (9.52%) Virtual Environments
5 1 (4.76%) Critical Thinking
5 1 (4.76%) E-Discovery
5 1 (4.76%) Identity Management
5 1 (4.76%) Network Design
5 1 (4.76%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (4.76%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
1 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
2 4 (19.05%) CTC Cleared
3 3 (14.29%) MCSE
3 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (9.52%) MCP
5 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 9 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 7 (33.33%) vSphere
4 4 (19.05%) BitLocker
4 4 (19.05%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 4 (19.05%) VirtualBox
4 4 (19.05%) XenApp
4 4 (19.05%) XenDesktop
4 4 (19.05%) XenServer
5 3 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (9.52%) NFS
6 2 (9.52%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (4.76%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (4.76%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) NetBackup
1 4 (19.05%) Norton AntiVirus
1 4 (19.05%) Tivoli
2 2 (9.52%) AirWatch
2 2 (9.52%) OVSD
2 2 (9.52%) SCSM
3 1 (4.76%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (4.76%) SCOM
3 1 (4.76%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 18 (85.71%) VMware
2 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
3 9 (42.86%) Veeam
4 7 (33.33%) Citrix
4 7 (33.33%) McAfee
4 7 (33.33%) Symantec
5 5 (23.81%) HP
5 5 (23.81%) NetApp
6 4 (19.05%) Acronis
6 4 (19.05%) BMC
6 4 (19.05%) ESET
6 4 (19.05%) Kaspersky
6 4 (19.05%) Sophos
7 3 (14.29%) Cisco
7 3 (14.29%) Oracle
7 3 (14.29%) Veritas
8 2 (9.52%) arcserve
9 1 (4.76%) Meraki
9 1 (4.76%) Unisys
9 1 (4.76%) WatchGuard