The first table below looks at the demand for NetBackup skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NetBackup over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the North West region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec NetBackup
Rank 127 124 135
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +11
Contract jobs citing NetBackup 7 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.23% 0.15% 0.25%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.17% 1.73% 3.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Average daily rate
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£310 £460 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.60% +2.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £365 £320
% change year-on-year
-10.95% +14.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £30.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £19.75 £19.45
% change year-on-year
+39.24% +1.54%
Systems Management Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
221 231 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 7.33% 8.58% 7.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 100 89
Average daily rate £300 £315 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £204 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £341 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +4.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 23 15
Average hourly rate £22.00 £31.56 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.28% +110.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.44 £21.70 £14.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.62 £44.90 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £22.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-9.84% +27.14%
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NetBackup
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NetBackup across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

NetBackup Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

NetBackup
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing NetBackup across the North West region.

NetBackup Daily Rate Trend in the North West

NetBackup
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing NetBackup across the North West region.

NetBackup Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

NetBackup
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NetBackup within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Manchester -6 3 - -
Lancashire - 2 - -
Merseyside - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 £310 -
NetBackup
England

NetBackup
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing NetBackup also 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 that cited NetBackup.

1 12 (66.67%) SAN
1 12 (66.67%) VMware
2 9 (50.00%) HP
3 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
3 7 (38.89%) EMC
3 7 (38.89%) NetApp
3 7 (38.89%) Windows
3 7 (38.89%) DHCP
3 7 (38.89%) TCP/IP
3 7 (38.89%) DNS
4 6 (33.33%) Symantec
4 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 5 (27.78%) Dell
5 5 (27.78%) ITIL
5 5 (27.78%) MS Exchange
5 5 (27.78%) SQL
6 4 (22.22%) Linux
6 4 (22.22%) LAN
6 4 (22.22%) WAN
6 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (22.22%) Replication
6 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
6 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
6 4 (22.22%) SolarWinds
7 3 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (16.67%) 3PAR
7 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (16.67%) Lync
7 3 (16.67%) Performance Tuning

NetBackup
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing NetBackup also 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 that cited NetBackup. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (27.78%) MS Exchange
2 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (16.67%) Lync
3 3 (16.67%) IIS
3 3 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) PaaS
1 1 (5.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (66.67%) SAN
2 7 (38.89%) DHCP
2 7 (38.89%) TCP/IP
2 7 (38.89%) DNS
3 4 (22.22%) LAN
3 4 (22.22%) WAN
4 3 (16.67%) Firewall
4 3 (16.67%) VLAN
5 2 (11.11%) VPN
6 1 (5.56%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (11.11%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Storage Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Storage Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Operations Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Architect
2 3 (16.67%) Senior Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Storage Architect
3 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.56%) Backup Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 1 (5.56%) EMC Storage Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Server Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Storage Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Storage Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Server Support
4 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Replication
2 3 (16.67%) Clustering
2 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (11.11%) EqualLogic
4 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (5.56%) IBM XIV
4 1 (5.56%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Linux
2 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
3 1 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) ITIL
2 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 3 (16.67%) Performance Management
2 3 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.56%) Migration
4 1 (5.56%) Time Management
4 1 (5.56%) Project Management
4 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (5.56%) Capacity Management
4 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
4 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) SQL
2 3 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 3 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (16.67%) VMware ESX
2 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 2 (11.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) SCOM
2 2 (11.11%) Backup Exec
3 1 (5.56%) SCCM
3 1 (5.56%) HP SIM
3 1 (5.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) VMware
2 9 (50.00%) HP
3 7 (38.89%) EMC
3 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
3 7 (38.89%) NetApp
4 6 (33.33%) Symantec
5 5 (27.78%) Dell
6 4 (22.22%) SolarWinds
7 3 (16.67%) 3PAR
7 3 (16.67%) Citrix
7 3 (16.67%) Cisco
7 3 (16.67%) IBM
8 2 (11.11%) Oracle
8 2 (11.11%) Infor
9 1 (5.56%) Brocade
9 1 (5.56%) Remedy
9 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
9 1 (5.56%) SAP
9 1 (5.56%) BMC