The first table below looks at the demand for NetBackup skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NetBackup over the 3 months to 16 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 South East 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec NetBackup
Rank 190 212 201
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -11
Contract jobs citing NetBackup 56 23 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.57% 0.27% 0.48%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.67% 3.67% 7.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 8 40
Average daily rate £338 £325 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -5.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £174 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £405 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 0
Average hourly rate £26.50 £20.88 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.91% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £19.63 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+34.99% -31.72%
Systems Management Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
839 626 717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.48% 7.37% 6.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 432 335 346
Average daily rate £350 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £460 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 48 26
Average hourly rate £25.50 £23.88 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.80% +36.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £14.90 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.00 £47.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +18.91%
NetBackup
England

NetBackup
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

NetBackup Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

NetBackup
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

NetBackup Daily Rate Trend in the South East

NetBackup
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NetBackup across the South East region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

NetBackup Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

NetBackup
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

NetBackup Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

NetBackup
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NetBackup across the South East region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

NetBackup Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

NetBackup
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NetBackup within the South East region over the 3 months to 16 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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +6 27 £313 +25.00%
Berkshire -3 13 £425 +6.11% 2
Hampshire 0 4 £375 - 1
Kent - 3 £350 -
Oxfordshire - 3 £325 -
West Sussex +3 1 £400 +18.51%
Buckinghamshire -22 1 - - 3
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NetBackup
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 94 (72.87%) Windows
2 69 (53.49%) Symantec
3 65 (50.39%) VMware
4 52 (40.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 50 (38.76%) Active Directory
6 46 (35.66%) SAN
6 46 (35.66%) Windows Server 2003
7 42 (32.56%) NetApp
8 40 (31.01%) ITIL
9 38 (29.46%) Microsoft
10 37 (28.68%) HP
11 35 (27.13%) VMware Infrastructure
12 34 (26.36%) DNS
13 32 (24.81%) Citrix
14 31 (24.03%) Cisco
14 31 (24.03%) UNIX
15 30 (23.26%) IBM
15 30 (23.26%) vSphere
16 28 (21.71%) EMC
16 28 (21.71%) MS Exchange
17 26 (20.16%) Brocade
18 25 (19.38%) Windows 7
18 25 (19.38%) SCCM
19 24 (18.60%) Solaris
20 23 (17.83%) Veritas
21 22 (17.05%) AIX
21 22 (17.05%) Intel
21 22 (17.05%) Exchange Server 2010
22 20 (15.50%) Security Cleared
23 19 (14.73%) SCOM

NetBackup
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 28 (21.71%) MS Exchange
2 22 (17.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (10.08%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (4.65%) IIS
5 4 (3.10%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (2.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2000
7 2 (1.55%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 16 (12.40%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.33%) MS Office
3 2 (1.55%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 46 (35.66%) SAN
2 34 (26.36%) DNS
3 19 (14.73%) LAN
4 18 (13.95%) Connectrix
5 17 (13.18%) Firewall
6 14 (10.85%) Internet
6 14 (10.85%) VPN
7 13 (10.08%) WAN
7 13 (10.08%) DHCP
7 13 (10.08%) MPLS
8 10 (7.75%) SMTP
9 9 (6.98%) HTTP
10 7 (5.43%) LDAP
11 6 (4.65%) NAS
11 6 (4.65%) Fibre Channel
12 5 (3.88%) TCP/IP
13 3 (2.33%) RIP
13 3 (2.33%) OSPF
13 3 (2.33%) BGP
14 1 (0.78%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (13.18%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.10%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.10%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.55%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (1.55%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (0.78%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.78%) SQLPlus
6 1 (0.78%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.78%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (2.33%) Subversion
1 3 (2.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (1.55%) Toad
General
1 10 (7.75%) Finance
2 9 (6.98%) Telecoms
3 7 (5.43%) Japanese Language
4 4 (3.10%) French Language
4 4 (3.10%) German Language
4 4 (3.10%) Italian Language
5 1 (0.78%) Back Office
5 1 (0.78%) Banking
5 1 (0.78%) Retail
5 1 (0.78%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 31 (24.03%) Administrator
2 15 (11.63%) Support Engineer
3 13 (10.08%) Consultant
4 12 (9.30%) Team Leader
5 11 (8.53%) Analyst
5 11 (8.53%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 9 (6.98%) Storage Engineer
6 9 (6.98%) Storage Administrator
6 9 (6.98%) Systems Administrator
7 8 (6.20%) Server Engineer
7 8 (6.20%) Operations Team Leader
7 8 (6.20%) Platform Engineer
8 7 (5.43%) Infrastructure Operations Team Leader
8 7 (5.43%) Citrix Support Engineer
8 7 (5.43%) Backup Engineer
8 7 (5.43%) Citrix Engineer
8 7 (5.43%) Linux Engineer
8 7 (5.43%) Citrix Support
8 7 (5.43%) 3rd Line Support
9 6 (4.65%) Citrix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.98%) XML
2 3 (2.33%) Middleware
3 1 (0.78%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.73%) CLARiiON
2 18 (13.95%) EMC Centera
3 13 (10.08%) Replication
4 8 (6.20%) Clustering
5 5 (3.88%) Blackberry
5 5 (3.88%) Symmetrix DMX
6 3 (2.33%) Fat Client
6 3 (2.33%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.55%) AS400
7 2 (1.55%) Handset
7 2 (1.55%) iPhone
8 1 (0.78%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.78%) HACMP
8 1 (0.78%) PKI
8 1 (0.78%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 94 (72.87%) Windows
2 52 (40.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 46 (35.66%) Windows Server 2003
4 31 (24.03%) UNIX
5 25 (19.38%) Windows 7
6 24 (18.60%) Solaris
7 22 (17.05%) AIX
8 17 (13.18%) Linux
9 14 (10.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (3.88%) Windows 2000
12 3 (2.33%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.78%) CentOS
13 1 (0.78%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.78%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (31.01%) ITIL
2 15 (11.63%) Business Continuity
3 14 (10.85%) Resource Management
3 14 (10.85%) Business Continuity Management
4 12 (9.30%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (8.53%) Performance Tuning
5 11 (8.53%) Problem Management
6 10 (7.75%) Service Management
7 9 (6.98%) Performance Monitoring
8 8 (6.20%) Migration
9 6 (4.65%) Incident Management
9 6 (4.65%) Configuration Management
10 5 (3.88%) Project Management
11 3 (2.33%) Change Management
11 3 (2.33%) Security Management
11 3 (2.33%) Time Management
11 3 (2.33%) Change Control
12 2 (1.55%) Root Cause Analysis
12 2 (1.55%) Capacity Management
12 2 (1.55%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 15 (11.63%) PowerShell
2 14 (10.85%) Perl
3 8 (6.20%) SQL
4 7 (5.43%) Shell Script
5 4 (3.10%) VB
5 4 (3.10%) Korn
6 3 (2.33%) Bourne shell
6 3 (2.33%) C
6 3 (2.33%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.33%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.78%) AWK
7 1 (0.78%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 20 (15.50%) Security Cleared
2 13 (10.08%) SC Cleared
3 10 (7.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (6.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 8 (6.20%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (6.20%) CCNA
6 7 (5.43%) DV Cleared
7 6 (4.65%) MCSE
8 5 (3.88%) CCA
8 5 (3.88%) Citrix Certification
8 5 (3.88%) Degree
9 3 (2.33%) RHCE
9 3 (2.33%) CCSA
10 2 (1.55%) Oracle Certification
10 2 (1.55%) MCITP
10 2 (1.55%) MCP
10 2 (1.55%) VCP5
11 1 (0.78%) OCP
11 1 (0.78%) CCNP
11 1 (0.78%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (13.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (7.75%) SLA
System Software
1 50 (38.76%) Active Directory
2 35 (27.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (23.26%) vSphere
4 18 (13.95%) SRDF
5 14 (10.85%) NFS
6 12 (9.30%) VMware ESX
6 12 (9.30%) XenDesktop
7 11 (8.53%) Microsoft App-V
8 10 (7.75%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 10 (7.75%) XenApp
9 7 (5.43%) vCloud
10 6 (4.65%) Hyper-V
11 4 (3.10%) XenServer
11 4 (3.10%) Oracle RMAN
11 4 (3.10%) DFS Replication
11 4 (3.10%) Forefront TMG
11 4 (3.10%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (2.33%) Terminal Services
12 3 (2.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (1.55%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 25 (19.38%) SCCM
2 19 (14.73%) SCOM
3 17 (13.18%) EMC TimeFinder
4 16 (12.40%) Norton AntiVirus
4 16 (12.40%) WSUS
5 10 (7.75%) Tivoli
6 9 (6.98%) EMC Navisphere
7 6 (4.65%) HP SIM
7 6 (4.65%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 4 (3.10%) Puppet
9 3 (2.33%) Backup Exec
9 3 (2.33%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (1.55%) ARCserve
10 2 (1.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 1 (0.78%) Legato
11 1 (0.78%) Nagios
11 1 (0.78%) PureDisk
11 1 (0.78%) EMC NetWorker
11 1 (0.78%) HP Data Protector
11 1 (0.78%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 69 (53.49%) Symantec
2 65 (50.39%) VMware
3 42 (32.56%) NetApp
4 38 (29.46%) Microsoft
5 37 (28.68%) HP
6 32 (24.81%) Citrix
7 31 (24.03%) Cisco
8 30 (23.26%) IBM
9 28 (21.71%) EMC
10 26 (20.16%) Brocade
11 23 (17.83%) Veritas
12 22 (17.05%) Intel
13 15 (11.63%) Red Hat
14 11 (8.53%) CheckPoint
15 10 (7.75%) Blue Coat
16 9 (6.98%) Lumension
16 9 (6.98%) AppSense
17 8 (6.20%) McAfee
17 8 (6.20%) Oracle
18 5 (3.88%) Altiris