The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Backup Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Backup Engineer
Rank 604 599 575
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Backup Engineer 27 8 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.054% 0.016% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.016% 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 4 16
Median daily rate £250 £300 £298
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +0.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £430 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £285 £310 £340
% change year-on-year
-8.06% -8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Backup Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47342 48948 45494
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.84% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 31078 31567 28107
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £249 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1406 1851 1890
Median hourly rate £17.45 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.12% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.24%

Backup Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Backup Engineer in the job title.

Backup Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Backup Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Backup Engineer across the England region.

Backup Engineer Daily Rate Trend in England

Backup Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Backup Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

Backup Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in England

Backup Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Backup Engineer across the England region.

Backup Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in England

Backup Engineer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Backup Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
North East - 25 £250 -
London -7 1 £400 +52.38%
West Midlands -24 1 - -
Backup Engineer
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Backup Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, Backup Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Backup Engineer in the job title.

1 29 (74.36%) Windows
1 29 (74.36%) Linux
2 27 (69.23%) NetBackup
3 25 (64.10%) Symantec
4 24 (61.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 22 (56.41%) Solaris
6 20 (51.28%) Microsoft
6 20 (51.28%) AIX
6 20 (51.28%) ITIL
6 20 (51.28%) Unix
6 20 (51.28%) Tivoli
7 19 (48.72%) HP
8 18 (46.15%) HP Data Protector
9 15 (38.46%) HPUX
10 14 (35.90%) Service Delivery
10 14 (35.90%) Change Management
10 14 (35.90%) Problem Management
10 14 (35.90%) Release Management
11 13 (33.33%) Security Cleared
11 13 (33.33%) Windows Server
12 12 (30.77%) Root Cause Analysis
12 12 (30.77%) CommVault
13 11 (28.21%) SC Cleared
14 10 (25.64%) Simpana
15 9 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
16 8 (20.51%) SAN
17 7 (17.95%) EMC NetWorker
18 6 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 6 (15.38%) IBM
19 5 (12.82%) Legato

Backup Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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:

Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.51%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.13%) SAP HANA
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Clustering
2 2 (5.13%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 29 (74.36%) Linux
1 29 (74.36%) Windows
2 22 (56.41%) Solaris
3 20 (51.28%) AIX
3 20 (51.28%) Unix
4 15 (38.46%) HPUX
5 13 (33.33%) Windows Server
6 9 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (51.28%) ITIL
2 14 (35.90%) Change Management
2 14 (35.90%) Problem Management
2 14 (35.90%) Release Management
2 14 (35.90%) Service Delivery
3 12 (30.77%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (10.26%) Change Control
5 2 (5.13%) Time Management
6 1 (2.56%) Asset Management
6 1 (2.56%) Data Centre Operations
6 1 (2.56%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.56%) Project Management
6 1 (2.56%) Software Distribution
6 1 (2.56%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.26%) SQL
2 1 (2.56%) Perl
2 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 11 (28.21%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (12.82%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.13%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 27 (69.23%) NetBackup
2 24 (61.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 20 (51.28%) Tivoli
4 18 (46.15%) HP Data Protector
5 10 (25.64%) Simpana
6 7 (17.95%) EMC NetWorker
7 5 (12.82%) Failover Clustering
7 5 (12.82%) Legato
7 5 (12.82%) PureDisk
8 1 (2.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (64.10%) Symantec
2 20 (51.28%) Microsoft
3 19 (48.72%) HP
4 12 (30.77%) CommVault
5 6 (15.38%) IBM
6 5 (12.82%) arcserve
7 4 (10.26%) CA
7 4 (10.26%) EMC
8 3 (7.69%) Dell Compellent
9 2 (5.13%) SAP
10 1 (2.56%) Iron Mountain
10 1 (2.56%) NetApp
10 1 (2.56%) Oracle