The table below looks at the statistics for the Backup Specialist role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Backup Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Backup Specialist
Rank 584 545 -
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -
Contract jobs requiring a Backup Specialist 5 14 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.010% 0.030% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.032% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 -
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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
46272 43750 42038
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 91.73% 92.64% 93.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 29935 26900 24214
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1900 1926 2472
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.80 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Backup Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Backup Specialist in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Backup Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in England

Backup Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Backup Specialist Daily Rate Trend in England

Backup Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Backup Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in England

Backup Specialist
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Backup Specialist within the England region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +7 3 - -
Yorkshire - - - -
East of England - - - -
Backup Specialist
UK

Backup Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Backup Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Backup Specialist in their job title.

1 4 (28.57%) NetBackup
1 4 (28.57%) ITIL
1 4 (28.57%) HP
1 4 (28.57%) CommVault
1 4 (28.57%) Hitachi
2 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 2 (14.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Symantec
2 2 (14.29%) Brocade
2 2 (14.29%) CMDB
2 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (14.29%) Legal
2 2 (14.29%) Publishing
2 2 (14.29%) Validation
2 2 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (14.29%) 3PAR
2 2 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (14.29%) SAN
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Coaching
3 1 (7.14%) Migration
3 1 (7.14%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
3 1 (7.14%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (7.14%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) Veeam
3 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
3 1 (7.14%) WebSphere

Backup Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Backup Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Backup Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (14.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (14.29%) Legal
1 2 (14.29%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) CMDB
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) UNIX
1 1 (7.14%) Solaris
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (14.29%) Validation
2 2 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (7.14%) Coaching
3 1 (7.14%) Migration
3 1 (7.14%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
3 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
3 1 (7.14%) Workflow
3 1 (7.14%) Service Management
3 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) NetBackup
2 2 (14.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (7.14%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (7.14%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) HP
1 4 (28.57%) CommVault
1 4 (28.57%) Hitachi
2 2 (14.29%) Symantec
2 2 (14.29%) Brocade
2 2 (14.29%) 3PAR
3 1 (7.14%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) Veeam
3 1 (7.14%) EMC
3 1 (7.14%) Citrix