The first table below looks at the demand for the Backup Administrator role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Backup Administrator in their job title 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 Job Titles currently tracked.

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
Backup Administrator
Rank 585 554 579
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +25
Contract jobs requiring a Backup Administrator 3 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.018% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.019% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
Average daily rate
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£300 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +27.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 -
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50456 47310 53463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.34% 92.54% 92.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 30591 27725 29826
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1991 2124 2715
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

Backup Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Backup Administrator in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Backup Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Backup Administrator
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Backup Administrator within the UK.

Backup Administrator Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Backup Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Backup Administrator within the UK.

Backup Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Backup Administrator
Top 20 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Backup Administrator in their job title 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 with Backup Administrator in their job title.

1 2 (40.00%) UNIX
1 2 (40.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (40.00%) Backup Exec
1 2 (40.00%) Solaris
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) EMC
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) CA
2 1 (20.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (20.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (20.00%) ARCserve
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery

Backup Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Backup Administrator in their job title 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 with Backup Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX
1 2 (40.00%) Solaris
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (40.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (20.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (20.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (20.00%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow
1 1 (20.00%) IBM
1 1 (20.00%) EMC
1 1 (20.00%) CA