The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 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 West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 137 139 138
Rank change year-on-year +2 -1  
Contract jobs citing Backup Exec 5 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.18% 0.033% 0.13%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.17% 0.34% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
Median daily rate £300 - £143
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £350 £175
% change year-on-year -10.00% +100.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £15.36 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £26.00 £18.13
% change year-on-year -51.92% +43.44%  

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 West with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 230 295 207
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 8.40% 9.85% 6.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 354 206
Median daily rate £401 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.12% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £295 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £632 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 3 37
Median hourly rate £47.50 £15.36 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +209.34% -23.92%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.25 £11.50 £16.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £16.39 £26.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -50.00% +66.66%  

Backup Exec
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Backup Exec as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Backup Exec in the South West

Backup Exec
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Backup Exec in the South West

Backup Exec
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Backup Exec in the South West

Backup Exec
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 28 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
Dorset - 5 £300 -
Backup Exec
England

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

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) SAN
1 5 (100.00%) McAfee
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) WSUS
1 5 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (100.00%) Veeam
1 5 (100.00%) McAfee ePO
1 5 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (100.00%) Patch Management
1 5 (100.00%) Security Patching
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (60.00%) Application Packaging
2 3 (60.00%) Remote Desktop
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Server
3 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) iPad

Backup Exec
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 5 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) SAN
2 3 (60.00%) Remote Desktop
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
2 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Support
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Server Support
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server Support
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Patch Management
1 5 (100.00%) Security Patching
2 3 (60.00%) Application Packaging
2 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) McAfee ePO
1 5 (100.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) McAfee
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Veeam
1 5 (100.00%) VMware