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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Backup Engineer
UK / England
Rank 571 594 585
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Backup Engineer 8 18 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.019% 0.038% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.040% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 6
Median daily rate £300 £508 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.88% +19.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £185 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £515 £526
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £280 £348
% change year-on-year
-28.57% -19.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £11.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £11.50 -

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
39661 45341 45243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.70% 95.08% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 26048 29636 28290
Median daily rate £425 £422 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.83% +5.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1399 1520 1797
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £49.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 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
South East +20 5 £200 +8.10%
London +14 3 £450 -12.62%
Backup Engineer
UK

Backup Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 10 (40.00%) Security Cleared
1 10 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 9 (36.00%) Service Delivery
2 9 (36.00%) NetBackup
3 8 (32.00%) ITIL
3 8 (32.00%) Windows
4 7 (28.00%) Backup Exec
4 7 (28.00%) Problem Management
5 6 (24.00%) EMC NetWorker
5 6 (24.00%) SAP
5 6 (24.00%) EMC
5 6 (24.00%) Firmware
5 6 (24.00%) Data Protection
5 6 (24.00%) SAP HANA
5 6 (24.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 5 (20.00%) SAN
6 5 (20.00%) Release Management
6 5 (20.00%) Change Management
7 4 (16.00%) Finance
7 4 (16.00%) Active Directory
7 4 (16.00%) Veritas
7 4 (16.00%) IBM
7 4 (16.00%) Linux
8 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
8 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (12.00%) NetApp
8 3 (12.00%) Cisco
8 3 (12.00%) Migration
8 3 (12.00%) Symantec

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (4.00%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) SAP HANA
2 1 (4.00%) ObjectStore
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Clustering
1 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Windows
2 5 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (16.00%) Linux
4 2 (8.00%) AIX
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.00%) Solaris
5 1 (4.00%) Unix
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Service Delivery
2 8 (32.00%) ITIL
3 7 (28.00%) Problem Management
4 6 (24.00%) Data Protection
4 6 (24.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (20.00%) Change Management
5 5 (20.00%) Release Management
6 3 (12.00%) Migration
7 2 (8.00%) Business Continuity
7 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
7 2 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (8.00%) High Availability
8 1 (4.00%) Regulatory Compliance
8 1 (4.00%) Software Deployment
8 1 (4.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 10 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (24.00%) Firmware
2 4 (16.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (4.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (36.00%) NetBackup
2 7 (28.00%) Backup Exec
3 6 (24.00%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (8.00%) Tivoli
5 1 (4.00%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (4.00%) PureDisk
5 1 (4.00%) Simpana
5 1 (4.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (4.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) EMC
1 6 (24.00%) SAP
2 4 (16.00%) IBM
2 4 (16.00%) Veritas
3 3 (12.00%) Brocade
3 3 (12.00%) Cisco
3 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.00%) NetApp
3 3 (12.00%) Symantec
4 2 (8.00%) CommVault
4 2 (8.00%) Hitachi
4 2 (8.00%) VMware
5 1 (4.00%) arcserve
5 1 (4.00%) CA
5 1 (4.00%) Citrix
5 1 (4.00%) HP
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle
5 1 (4.00%) SolarWinds
5 1 (4.00%) Sun
5 1 (4.00%) Veeam