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 30 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 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec NetBackup
Rank 120 109 109
Rank change year-on-year
-11 0
Contract jobs citing NetBackup 14 5 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.46% 0.23% 0.69%
As % of the Systems Management category 5.83% 4.20% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 16
Average daily rate
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£300 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £450 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £19.75 £15.90
% change year-on-year
+39.24% +24.21%
Systems Management Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
240 119 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 7.83% 5.55% 6.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 61 114
Average daily rate £390 £351 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.03% +8.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £168 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £508 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 9
Average hourly rate £20.06 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.84% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £45.00 £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-8.81% +25.71%
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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
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 30 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
Wiltshire +5 14 £300 - 2
Bristol - - - - 1
Devon - - - - 2
Gloucestershire - - - -
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NetBackup
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 20 (90.91%) VMware
2 19 (86.36%) Microsoft
3 16 (72.73%) DNS
3 16 (72.73%) Active Directory
3 16 (72.73%) Windows
3 16 (72.73%) DHCP
3 16 (72.73%) Security Cleared
4 14 (63.64%) DV Cleared
4 14 (63.64%) Linux
4 14 (63.64%) HP
4 14 (63.64%) Symantec
5 13 (59.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (59.09%) SLA
5 13 (59.09%) ITIL
5 13 (59.09%) Firewall
5 13 (59.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (59.09%) HP SIM
5 13 (59.09%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 12 (54.55%) vSphere
6 12 (54.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (45.45%) Telecoms
7 10 (45.45%) MS Excel
8 8 (36.36%) MS Exchange
8 8 (36.36%) VMware ESX
8 8 (36.36%) SCCM
9 7 (31.82%) SCOM
9 7 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (31.82%) Exchange Server 2003
10 6 (27.27%) Red Hat
10 6 (27.27%) SAN

NetBackup
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 8 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 7 (31.82%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 10 (45.45%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (72.73%) DNS
1 16 (72.73%) DHCP
2 13 (59.09%) Firewall
3 6 (27.27%) SAN
4 5 (22.73%) Network Security
5 1 (4.55%) FTP
5 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.55%) SSH
5 1 (4.55%) NAS
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Wise Package Studio
1 2 (9.09%) MSI
General
1 10 (45.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (68.18%) Administrator
2 13 (59.09%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (27.27%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 6 (27.27%) Storage Administrator
3 6 (27.27%) Storage Systems Administrator
4 5 (22.73%) Storage Engineer
5 4 (18.18%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Backup Administrator
6 2 (9.09%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 2 (9.09%) UNIX Administrator
6 2 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (4.55%) Consultant
7 1 (4.55%) Security Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Wintel Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) CLARiiON
1 1 (4.55%) Clustering
1 1 (4.55%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 16 (72.73%) Windows
2 14 (63.64%) Linux
3 13 (59.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (59.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (54.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (13.64%) UNIX
6 3 (13.64%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) ITIL
2 6 (27.27%) Capacity Management
3 5 (22.73%) Network Design
4 2 (9.09%) Change Control
5 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.55%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) VB
2 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.55%) C
3 1 (4.55%) Perl
3 1 (4.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (72.73%) Security Cleared
2 14 (63.64%) DV Cleared
3 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) MCP
4 1 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (59.09%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 12 (54.55%) vSphere
3 8 (36.36%) VMware ESX
4 7 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (13.64%) Hyper-V
6 2 (9.09%) XenApp
6 2 (9.09%) vCloud
6 2 (9.09%) ISA Server
7 1 (4.55%) NFS
7 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 13 (59.09%) HP SIM
1 13 (59.09%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 8 (36.36%) SCCM
3 7 (31.82%) SCOM
4 4 (18.18%) Backup Exec
5 1 (4.55%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 20 (90.91%) VMware
2 19 (86.36%) Microsoft
3 14 (63.64%) HP
3 14 (63.64%) Symantec
4 6 (27.27%) Red Hat
4 6 (27.27%) 3PAR
5 2 (9.09%) Acronis
5 2 (9.09%) 3Com
5 2 (9.09%) Citrix
5 2 (9.09%) Cisco
5 2 (9.09%) Veritas
6 1 (4.55%) Sun
6 1 (4.55%) EMC
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle