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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec NetBackup
Rank 126 109 121
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +12
Contract jobs citing NetBackup 10 11 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.32% 0.46% 0.49%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.51% 5.88% 6.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 5
Average daily rate £375 £438 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +130.26%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
- -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £47.50 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £19.63 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+34.99% -31.72%
Systems Management Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
285 187 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 8.98% 7.77% 7.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 68 90
Average daily rate £350 £265 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.07% -17.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £175 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 15 15
Average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £17.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £30.00 £20.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +8.10%
NetBackup
England

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Cheshire -11 9 £375 -16.66%
Lancashire - - - - 2
Manchester - - - -
NetBackup
England

NetBackup
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 9 (60.00%) VMware
2 8 (53.33%) SAN
2 8 (53.33%) NetApp
2 8 (53.33%) Symantec
3 7 (46.67%) EMC
3 7 (46.67%) SC Cleared
3 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
4 5 (33.33%) Dell
4 5 (33.33%) SCOM
4 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 5 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (26.67%) DNS
5 4 (26.67%) Citrix
5 4 (26.67%) Windows
5 4 (26.67%) DHCP
5 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
5 4 (26.67%) Performance Management
6 3 (20.00%) SolarWinds
6 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
6 3 (20.00%) NAS
6 3 (20.00%) VLAN
6 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (20.00%) NFS
6 3 (20.00%) ITIL
6 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
6 3 (20.00%) LAN
6 3 (20.00%) WAN

NetBackup
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (6.67%) Lync
2 1 (6.67%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (6.67%) IIS
2 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) SAN
2 4 (26.67%) DNS
2 4 (26.67%) DHCP
2 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
3 3 (20.00%) NAS
3 3 (20.00%) VLAN
3 3 (20.00%) LAN
3 3 (20.00%) WAN
4 2 (13.33%) VPN
5 1 (6.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (13.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Storage Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Storage Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Operations Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Backup Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 1 (6.67%) EMC Storage Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Server Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Storage Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Server Support
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (13.33%) Replication
2 2 (13.33%) EqualLogic
3 1 (6.67%) Clustering
3 1 (6.67%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
1 5 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (26.67%) Performance Management
3 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (20.00%) ITIL
3 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (13.33%) Change Control
4 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Capacity Management
5 1 (6.67%) Information Assurance
5 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
5 1 (6.67%) Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) SC Cleared
1 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (20.00%) NFS
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) XenApp
2 1 (6.67%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) SCOM
2 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) VMware
2 8 (53.33%) NetApp
2 8 (53.33%) Symantec
3 7 (46.67%) EMC
4 5 (33.33%) Dell
4 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 4 (26.67%) Citrix
6 3 (20.00%) SolarWinds
6 3 (20.00%) HP
7 2 (13.33%) IBM
8 1 (6.67%) Brocade
8 1 (6.67%) Oracle
8 1 (6.67%) SAP