The table below looks at the statistics for the Backup Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Backup Specialist
Rank 415 429 405
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Backup Specialist 5 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.020% 0.020% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.021% 0.004%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £302 -
% change year-on-year
-10.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 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
22591 23369 24032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.24% 92.98% 93.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 15618 16068 15796
Average daily rate £425 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 430 438 616
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Backup Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Backup Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in London

Backup Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Backup Specialist Daily Rate Trend in London

Backup Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Backup Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in London

Backup Specialist
Top 19 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 (66.67%) ITIL
1 4 (66.67%) Hitachi
2 3 (50.00%) NetBackup
3 2 (33.33%) CommVault
3 2 (33.33%) Legal
3 2 (33.33%) Publishing
3 2 (33.33%) Symantec
4 1 (16.67%) Service Management
4 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) AS400
4 1 (16.67%) Workflow
4 1 (16.67%) Tivoli
4 1 (16.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (16.67%) ISO 9001
4 1 (16.67%) Banking
4 1 (16.67%) IT Governance
4 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 1 (16.67%) Software Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Analysis

Backup Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

General
1 2 (33.33%) Legal
1 2 (33.33%) Publishing
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Workflow
2 1 (16.67%) IT Governance
2 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
2 1 (16.67%) Software Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (16.67%) Tivoli
2 1 (16.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Hitachi
2 2 (33.33%) CommVault
2 2 (33.33%) Symantec