The table below looks at the statistics for the Backup Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Backup Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Backup Engineer
Rank 406 - 373
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Backup Engineer 4 0 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.018% - 0.073%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% - 0.078%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 8
Average daily rate
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£375 - £366
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 - £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 - £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £325 £260
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £26.25
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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 London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20623 22454 20413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.46% 92.71% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 14160 15529 13843
Average daily rate £445 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.70% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 367 400 421
Average hourly rate £18.70 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £39.51 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

Backup Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Backup Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Backup Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Backup Engineer Daily Rate Trend in London

Backup Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Backup Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in London

Backup Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Backup Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 5 (62.50%) SAN
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) NetApp
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (37.50%) UNIX
3 3 (37.50%) HP
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) NetBackup
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (37.50%) NAS
4 2 (25.00%) HP SIM
4 2 (25.00%) 3PAR
4 2 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (25.00%) EqualLogic
4 2 (25.00%) VMware ESX
4 2 (25.00%) CommVault
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) Brocade
4 2 (25.00%) Dell
4 2 (25.00%) EMC
4 2 (25.00%) MS Office
4 2 (25.00%) Solaris
4 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco
4 2 (25.00%) StorageTek
5 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
5 1 (12.50%) Firmware
5 1 (12.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (12.50%) Shell Script

Backup Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Backup Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) SAN
2 3 (37.50%) NAS
3 2 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (12.50%) iSCSI
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) EqualLogic
2 1 (12.50%) HP StorageWorks
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Replication
2 1 (12.50%) CLARiiON
2 1 (12.50%) Symmetrix
2 1 (12.50%) EMC Centera
2 1 (12.50%) Celerra
2 1 (12.50%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) UNIX
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) Solaris
3 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
2 1 (12.50%) Workflow
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
1 1 (12.50%) Korn
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) NetBackup
2 2 (25.00%) HP SIM
3 1 (12.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (12.50%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (12.50%) PureDisk
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) NetApp
2 3 (37.50%) HP
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) Brocade
3 2 (25.00%) 3PAR
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) Dell
3 2 (25.00%) EMC
3 2 (25.00%) CommVault
3 2 (25.00%) StorageTek
4 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 1 (12.50%) Symantec
4 1 (12.50%) IBM