The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Backup Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Backup Engineer
Rank 424 425 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs requiring a Backup Engineer 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.009% 0.013% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.014% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £310 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.33% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £250 £325
% change year-on-year
+38.00% -23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.50 - -
Backup Engineer
England

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
21602 21186 22093
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.75% 94.72% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 15671 14552 15446
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 239 384 401
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £55.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.70 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.78% -1.76%

Backup Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

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
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Backup Engineer across the London region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

Backup Engineer Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 5 May 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
City of London +36 1 £220 -32.30%
Backup Engineer
England

Backup Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 London region featuring Backup Engineer in the job title.

1 11 (84.62%) CommVault
1 11 (84.62%) Enterprise Storage
2 7 (53.85%) EMC
3 6 (46.15%) NetApp
3 6 (46.15%) NetBackup
4 5 (38.46%) Data Protection
4 5 (38.46%) PowerShell
4 5 (38.46%) NAS
4 5 (38.46%) Bash Shell
4 5 (38.46%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (38.46%) Data Centre
4 5 (38.46%) SAN
4 5 (38.46%) Replication
5 3 (23.08%) Windows
5 3 (23.08%) Finance
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
6 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
6 2 (15.38%) VMware
6 2 (15.38%) Veritas
6 2 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (7.69%) Release Management
7 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (7.69%) Iron Mountain
7 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
7 1 (7.69%) Symantec
7 1 (7.69%) IBM
7 1 (7.69%) Solaris
7 1 (7.69%) Linux
7 1 (7.69%) Perl

Backup Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 (15.38%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) NAS
1 5 (38.46%) SAN
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 11 (84.62%) Enterprise Storage
2 5 (38.46%) Data Centre
2 5 (38.46%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
1 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
2 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Solaris
3 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Capacity Planning
1 5 (38.46%) Data Protection
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL
2 1 (7.69%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) Bash Shell
1 5 (38.46%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.69%) Perl
2 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) CommVault
2 7 (53.85%) EMC
3 6 (46.15%) NetApp
4 2 (15.38%) Veritas
4 2 (15.38%) VMware
5 1 (7.69%) IBM
5 1 (7.69%) Iron Mountain
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle
5 1 (7.69%) Symantec