The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 April 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
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 65 -
Rank change year-on-year +12 -  
Contract jobs citing Backup Exec 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.18% 0.19% -
As % of the Systems Management category 1.37% 2.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £450 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £345 £140
% change year-on-year -5.79% +146.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £30.00 £20.19
% change year-on-year -58.33% +48.62%  

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 South Wales with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 73 37 25
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 12.90% 6.89% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 20 13
Median daily rate £375 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% +8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £170 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £400 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £18.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.19
% change year-on-year -15.55% +11.46%  

Backup Exec
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales 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 South Wales

Backup Exec
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Backup Exec in South Wales

Backup Exec
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Backup Exec in South Wales

Backup Exec
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
Bridgend -3 1 £450 +12.50%
Backup Exec
Wales

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 Wales region with a requirement for Backup Exec.

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) VBScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (50.00%) Local Government
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2000
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8

Backup Exec
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 1 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2000
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) Structured Cabling
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 1 (50.00%) Local Government
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (50.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (50.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) arcserve
2 1 (50.00%) Avaya
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Intel Security
2 1 (50.00%) Remedy
2 1 (50.00%) Sophos
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec