Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 22 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 176 212 162
Rank change year-on-year +36 -50 +8
Contract jobs citing Backup Exec 12 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.25% 0.048% 0.20%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.44% 0.59% 3.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 5
West Midlands median daily rate £315 £158 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -34.38% -25.00%
10th Percentile £161 £133 £180
90th Percentile £425 £176 £420
England median daily rate £313 £275 £230
% change year-on-year +13.64% +19.57% -23.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
West Midlands median hourly rate - £19.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -7.14% +10.53%
England median hourly rate £29.25 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +62.50% - -7.69%

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 West Midlands with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 492 505 283
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 10.17% 8.15% 5.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 281 151
West Midlands median daily rate £433 £410 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.49% +32.47% -3.28%
10th Percentile £234 £300 £240
90th Percentile £590 £538 £484
England median daily rate £475 £450 £413
% change year-on-year +5.56% +9.09% +3.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 10 18
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.53 £14.50 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.17% -1.69% -26.25%
10th Percentile £12.93 £12.38 £11.35
90th Percentile £51.88 £21.15 £28.27
England median hourly rate £17.07 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -16.74% +2.50% +0.45%

Backup Exec
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Backup Exec in the West Midlands

Backup Exec
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Backup Exec in the West Midlands

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Backup Exec in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Backup Exec in the West Midlands

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Backup Exec in the West Midlands

Backup Exec
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 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
Solihull - 5 £400 -
Birmingham - 2 £213 - 1
Coventry - 2 £173 -
Backup Exec
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Backup Exec.

1 11 (91.67%) MS Exchange
1 11 (91.67%) Active Directory
2 10 (83.33%) SharePoint
2 10 (83.33%) VMware
3 9 (75.00%) SAN
4 8 (66.67%) Symantec
4 8 (66.67%) HP
4 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
5 7 (58.33%) WSUS
5 7 (58.33%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (58.33%) Virtual Servers
6 6 (50.00%) Migration
6 6 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
6 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
6 6 (50.00%) Release Management
6 6 (50.00%) McAfee
6 6 (50.00%) Windows
7 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (33.33%) Veeam
8 4 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (33.33%) Finance
9 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 3 (25.00%) SSL
9 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
9 3 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (25.00%) PowerShell

Backup Exec
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 11 (91.67%) MS Exchange
2 10 (83.33%) SharePoint
3 6 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (8.33%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) SAN
2 3 (25.00%) SSL
3 2 (16.67%) TACACS
4 1 (8.33%) Firewall
4 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Technical Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) PKI
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
1 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (16.67%) Android
4 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS
4 2 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (8.33%) Mac OS X
5 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Migration
1 6 (50.00%) Release Management
2 3 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (16.67%) Demand Management
3 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 11 (91.67%) Active Directory
2 7 (58.33%) Virtual Servers
2 7 (58.33%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (8.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (58.33%) WSUS
2 4 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco LMS
3 2 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) VMware
2 8 (66.67%) HP
2 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (66.67%) Symantec
3 6 (50.00%) McAfee
4 4 (33.33%) Veeam
5 2 (16.67%) 3PAR
5 2 (16.67%) ArcSight
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco
5 2 (16.67%) NetApp
6 1 (8.33%) Citrix
6 1 (8.33%) IBM