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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Backup Engineer
Rank 606 615 590
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -25
Contract jobs requiring a Backup Engineer 22 19 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.044% 0.036% 0.054%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.046% 0.038% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 17
Median daily rate £300 £288 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -15.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £478 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £308 £329 £340
% change year-on-year
-6.39% -3.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Median hourly rate £17.50 £29.48 £190.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.63% -84.48%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £29.48 £190.00
% change year-on-year
- -84.48%
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
47501 50509 47666
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.66% 95.00% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 31266 32734 29347
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1481 1902 1912
Median hourly rate £17.17 £17.12 £16.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.26% +2.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 - 16 £225 -
London -24 2 £375 +87.50%
South West - 2 £263 -
South East +12 1 £425 -
East of England +9 1 £513 +105.20%
Backup Engineer
UK

Backup Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 31 (79.49%) NetBackup
2 28 (71.79%) Windows
3 27 (69.23%) Linux
4 25 (64.10%) Symantec
5 24 (61.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 22 (56.41%) Unix
6 22 (56.41%) Solaris
6 22 (56.41%) Tivoli
7 20 (51.28%) AIX
8 18 (46.15%) Microsoft
8 18 (46.15%) HP
8 18 (46.15%) HP Data Protector
9 17 (43.59%) ITIL
10 15 (38.46%) HPUX
10 15 (38.46%) Problem Management
10 15 (38.46%) Change Management
11 14 (35.90%) Service Delivery
11 14 (35.90%) Release Management
12 12 (30.77%) Security Cleared
12 12 (30.77%) Root Cause Analysis
13 10 (25.64%) SC Cleared
13 10 (25.64%) Windows Server
14 8 (20.51%) EMC NetWorker
14 8 (20.51%) CommVault
15 7 (17.95%) IBM
15 7 (17.95%) SAN
16 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
16 6 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 6 (15.38%) Simpana
17 5 (12.82%) PureDisk

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 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (5.13%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.95%) SAN
2 2 (5.13%) NAS
3 1 (2.56%) DWDM
3 1 (2.56%) FCoE
3 1 (2.56%) LAN
3 1 (2.56%) VLAN
3 1 (2.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) SAP HANA
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.13%) Clustering
1 2 (5.13%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.56%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.56%) EMC Centera
2 1 (2.56%) EMC VMAX
2 1 (2.56%) EMC VNX
2 1 (2.56%) iPad
2 1 (2.56%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 28 (71.79%) Windows
2 27 (69.23%) Linux
3 22 (56.41%) Solaris
3 22 (56.41%) Unix
4 20 (51.28%) AIX
5 15 (38.46%) HPUX
6 10 (25.64%) Windows Server
7 6 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (2.56%) Mac OS X
9 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (43.59%) ITIL
2 15 (38.46%) Change Management
2 15 (38.46%) Problem Management
3 14 (35.90%) Release Management
3 14 (35.90%) Service Delivery
4 12 (30.77%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (5.13%) Change Control
5 2 (5.13%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (5.13%) Project Management
5 2 (5.13%) Software Distribution
5 2 (5.13%) Time Management
6 1 (2.56%) Asset Management
6 1 (2.56%) High Availability
6 1 (2.56%) Programme Management
6 1 (2.56%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.56%) Perl
1 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
1 1 (2.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 10 (25.64%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Firmware
1 2 (5.13%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.56%) SRDF
2 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 31 (79.49%) NetBackup
2 24 (61.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 22 (56.41%) Tivoli
4 18 (46.15%) HP Data Protector
5 8 (20.51%) EMC NetWorker
6 6 (15.38%) Simpana
7 5 (12.82%) Legato
7 5 (12.82%) PureDisk
8 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (2.56%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (2.56%) SCCM
9 1 (2.56%) SCDPM
9 1 (2.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 25 (64.10%) Symantec
2 18 (46.15%) HP
2 18 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 8 (20.51%) CommVault
4 7 (17.95%) IBM
5 5 (12.82%) arcserve
5 5 (12.82%) EMC
6 4 (10.26%) CA
7 3 (7.69%) NetApp
8 2 (5.13%) Brocade
8 2 (5.13%) SAP
9 1 (2.56%) Apple
9 1 (2.56%) Citrix
9 1 (2.56%) Hitachi
9 1 (2.56%) Iron Mountain
9 1 (2.56%) Oracle
9 1 (2.56%) Veeam
9 1 (2.56%) Veritas
9 1 (2.56%) VMware