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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Backup Consultant
Rank 642 641 615
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Backup Consultant 4 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.007% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.008% 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Median daily rate £460 £325 £685
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.53% -52.55%
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £325 £685
% change year-on-year
+26.15% -52.55%
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
50873 53029 50613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.70% 94.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 33243 32777 31313
Median daily rate £425 £400 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1472 2111 2126
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.87 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.72% -0.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.60 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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
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 29 May 2016.

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 11 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 29 May 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
England +9 3 £390 +20.00%
London +6 1 £460 -
North East - 1 £320 -
South East - 1 - -
Wales - 1 £500 -
Docklands, London - 1 £460 -
Slough - 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £320 -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £320 -
South Wales - 1 £500 -

Backup Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 11 (84.62%) SAN
2 9 (69.23%) Linux
2 9 (69.23%) Security Cleared
3 8 (61.54%) Change Control
3 8 (61.54%) SC Cleared
4 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
4 7 (53.85%) Unix
4 7 (53.85%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (46.15%) HP
6 5 (38.46%) EMC
7 4 (30.77%) Brocade
7 4 (30.77%) 3PAR
8 3 (23.08%) EMC VNX
8 3 (23.08%) CLARiiON
8 3 (23.08%) Symmetrix
8 3 (23.08%) Celerra
9 2 (15.38%) CommVault
9 2 (15.38%) Windows
9 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
9 2 (15.38%) Change Management
9 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
9 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
9 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
10 1 (7.69%) Security Hardening
10 1 (7.69%) Functional Testing
10 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (7.69%) Veeam
10 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
10 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
10 1 (7.69%) Telecoms

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (84.62%) SAN
General
1 1 (7.69%) Banking
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Celerra
1 3 (23.08%) CLARiiON
1 3 (23.08%) EMC VNX
1 3 (23.08%) Symmetrix
2 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Linux
2 7 (53.85%) Unix
3 2 (15.38%) Windows
4 1 (7.69%) AIX
4 1 (7.69%) Solaris
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Change Control
2 7 (53.85%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (15.38%) Change Management
3 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
3 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Functional Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Security Hardening
4 1 (7.69%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
1 1 (7.69%) Perl
1 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) Security Cleared
2 8 (61.54%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 6 (46.15%) HP
3 5 (38.46%) EMC
4 4 (30.77%) 3PAR
4 4 (30.77%) Brocade
5 2 (15.38%) CommVault
6 1 (7.69%) IBM
6 1 (7.69%) JD Edwards
6 1 (7.69%) Symantec
6 1 (7.69%) Veeam
6 1 (7.69%) VMware