The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Backup Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

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.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Backup Consultant
Rank 649 651 623
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -28
Contract jobs requiring a Backup Consultant 1 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.007% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.002% 0.007% 0.022%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 6
Median daily rate £500 £388 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% -18.42%
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £388 £500
% change year-on-year
+29.03% -22.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51405 55416 53365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.83% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 33502 35230 32266
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1639 2066 2092
Median hourly rate £16.58 £17.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.89% +1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Backup Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Backup Consultant in the job title.

Backup Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Backup Consultant
Daily Rate Trend

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

Backup Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Backup Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Backup Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Backup Consultant
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Backup Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 25 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales - 1 £500 -
Wales - 1 £500 -

Backup Consultant Skill Set
Top 26 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, Backup Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Backup Consultant in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (25.00%) CommVault
3 1 (25.00%) JD Edwards
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Replication
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) EMC
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) AIX
3 1 (25.00%) Solaris
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Brocade
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Veeam
3 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing

Backup Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) SAN
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) AIX
2 1 (25.00%) Solaris
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Change Control
1 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Brocade
1 1 (25.00%) CommVault
1 1 (25.00%) EMC
1 1 (25.00%) IBM
1 1 (25.00%) JD Edwards
1 1 (25.00%) Veeam
1 1 (25.00%) VMware