The first table below looks at the demand for NetBackup skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NetBackup over the 3 months to 17 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 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec NetBackup
Rank 131 100 103
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +3
Contract jobs citing NetBackup 12 19 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.36% 0.81% 1.21%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.85% 14.39% 17.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 34
Average daily rate £365 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.88% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £340 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £458 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £36.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £19.63 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+34.99% -31.72%
Systems Management Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
205 132 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 6.16% 5.61% 7.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 57 145
Average daily rate £380 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £260 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 12
Average hourly rate £21.50 £10.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+115.00% -62.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £9.00 £16.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.30 £10.00 £40.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+21.95% +10.81%
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NetBackup
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

NetBackup Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

NetBackup
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

NetBackup Daily Rate Trend in the South West

NetBackup
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NetBackup across the South West region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

NetBackup Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

NetBackup
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

NetBackup Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

NetBackup
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 17 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
Gloucestershire -3 6 £425 -5.55% 1
Wiltshire -13 5 £335 -0.74% 1
Bristol -14 1 £350 -
Devon - - - -
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NetBackup
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 13 (68.42%) Linux
1 13 (68.42%) VMware
2 12 (63.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (57.89%) Firewall
3 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
4 10 (52.63%) DNS
4 10 (52.63%) Red Hat
4 10 (52.63%) Security Cleared
5 9 (47.37%) SAN
5 9 (47.37%) Windows
5 9 (47.37%) DHCP
6 8 (42.11%) UNIX
6 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
6 8 (42.11%) HP
6 8 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (36.84%) DV Cleared
7 7 (36.84%) vSphere
7 7 (36.84%) Symantec
8 6 (31.58%) VMware ESX
8 6 (31.58%) Solaris
8 6 (31.58%) SCCM
9 5 (26.32%) SCOM
9 5 (26.32%) Network Security
9 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
9 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (26.32%) HP SIM
9 5 (26.32%) XenApp
9 5 (26.32%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 5 (26.32%) ITIL
9 5 (26.32%) VB

NetBackup
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 (15.79%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.26%) Site Server
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (57.89%) Firewall
2 10 (52.63%) DNS
3 9 (47.37%) SAN
3 9 (47.37%) DHCP
4 5 (26.32%) Network Security
5 2 (10.53%) NAS
5 2 (10.53%) FTP
5 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
5 2 (10.53%) SSH
6 1 (5.26%) LAN
6 1 (5.26%) WAN
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MSI
1 2 (10.53%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Storage Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Administrator
3 4 (21.05%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 3 (15.79%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (10.53%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Wintel Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Backup Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Backup Specialist
6 1 (5.26%) Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Team Leader
6 1 (5.26%) UNIX Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Security Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Server Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) CLARiiON
1 2 (10.53%) Celerra
2 1 (5.26%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (68.42%) Linux
2 12 (63.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (47.37%) Windows
4 8 (42.11%) UNIX
5 6 (31.58%) Solaris
6 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) ITIL
1 5 (26.32%) Network Design
2 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
2 2 (10.53%) Software Deployment
3 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.26%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) VB
2 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
3 2 (10.53%) Python
3 2 (10.53%) Perl
4 1 (5.26%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) Security Cleared
2 7 (36.84%) DV Cleared
3 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) MCP
4 1 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
1 8 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (36.84%) vSphere
3 6 (31.58%) VMware ESX
4 5 (26.32%) XenApp
5 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
5 3 (15.79%) vCloud
6 2 (10.53%) NFS
6 2 (10.53%) ISA Server
7 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) SCCM
2 5 (26.32%) SCOM
2 5 (26.32%) HP SIM
2 5 (26.32%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 5 (26.32%) Backup Exec
3 1 (5.26%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) VMware
2 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
3 10 (52.63%) Red Hat
4 8 (42.11%) HP
5 7 (36.84%) Symantec
6 5 (26.32%) Citrix
6 5 (26.32%) Sun
7 3 (15.79%) Oracle
7 3 (15.79%) EMC
8 2 (10.53%) Cisco
8 2 (10.53%) 3Com
8 2 (10.53%) Acronis
8 2 (10.53%) Veritas
9 1 (5.26%) CommVault
9 1 (5.26%) NetApp