The table below looks at the statistics for the Backup Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 12 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Backup Consultant
Rank 599 571 586
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Backup Consultant 14 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.019% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.020% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 2
Average daily rate
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£488 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.70% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £387 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £443 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £398 £425
% change year-on-year
+32.07% -6.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
52334 48999 54002
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.29% 92.76% 92.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 31896 29279 30301
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2028 2119 2612
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

Backup Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Backup Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 12 September 2014.

Backup Consultant Daily Rate Histogram 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 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Backup Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 12 September 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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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
England -20 13 £488 +14.70%
South East -1 3 £500 +25.78%
North West - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £500 -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Woking - - - -

Backup Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Backup Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title.

1 10 (47.62%) EMC
2 9 (42.86%) VMware
3 8 (38.10%) HP
3 8 (38.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (28.57%) vSphere
4 6 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (28.57%) Replication
4 6 (28.57%) SAN
5 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
5 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
5 5 (23.81%) HP Data Protector
6 4 (19.05%) Data Protection
6 4 (19.05%) Brocade
6 4 (19.05%) NetBackup
6 4 (19.05%) Cisco
7 3 (14.29%) CommVault
7 3 (14.29%) Symantec
7 3 (14.29%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (9.52%) Performance Analysis
8 2 (9.52%) MS Visio
8 2 (9.52%) UNIX
8 2 (9.52%) Validation
8 2 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
9 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
9 1 (4.76%) Migration
9 1 (4.76%) Backup Exec
9 1 (4.76%) VMware ESX
9 1 (4.76%) Connectrix
9 1 (4.76%) Symmetrix
9 1 (4.76%) Change Management

Backup Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Backup Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Visio
1 2 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) SAN
2 1 (4.76%) Connectrix
2 1 (4.76%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Replication
2 1 (4.76%) Symmetrix
2 1 (4.76%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) UNIX
2 1 (4.76%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Data Protection
2 2 (9.52%) Validation
2 2 (9.52%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
3 1 (4.76%) Migration
3 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
3 1 (4.76%) Performance Management
3 1 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (4.76%) Change Management
3 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
1 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 8 (38.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (28.57%) vSphere
2 6 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.76%) SRDF
3 1 (4.76%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) HP Data Protector
2 4 (19.05%) NetBackup
3 3 (14.29%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (4.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Backup Exec
4 1 (4.76%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) EMC
2 9 (42.86%) VMware
3 8 (38.10%) HP
4 4 (19.05%) Brocade
4 4 (19.05%) Cisco
5 3 (14.29%) CommVault
5 3 (14.29%) Symantec
6 1 (4.76%) Isilon
6 1 (4.76%) Hitachi
6 1 (4.76%) Veritas
6 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle
6 1 (4.76%) SAP