The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Backup Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Backup Engineer
Rank 615 626 608
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Backup Engineer 27 7 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.012% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.054% 0.013% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 2 17
Median daily rate £285 £293 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £279 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £307 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £285 £293 £340
% change year-on-year
-2.56% -13.97%
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
50257 53100 51246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.78% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 32789 33386 31524
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.83% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1493 2035 2075
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

Backup Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Backup Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Backup Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

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

Backup Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Backup Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Backup Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

Backup Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Backup Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Backup Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Backup Engineer
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Backup Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 25 June 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 +15 21 £268 -2.72% 1
North East - 18 £268 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 17 £250 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 17 £250 - 1
Scotland -11 5 £323 +4.03%
Erskine - 4 £315 -
Renfrewshire - 4 £315 -
London - 2 £310 -
West Midlands -22 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 - -
Wales - 1 £500 -
Northumberland - 1 £360 -
City of London - 1 £220 -
South Wales - 1 £500 -

Backup Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, Backup Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 25 (54.35%) Linux
2 23 (50.00%) NetBackup
3 21 (45.65%) Windows
4 19 (41.30%) CommVault
4 19 (41.30%) Security Cleared
5 18 (39.13%) SAN
6 17 (36.96%) Microsoft
6 17 (36.96%) Symantec
7 16 (34.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 16 (34.78%) HP
7 16 (34.78%) ITIL
7 16 (34.78%) Unix
7 16 (34.78%) SC Cleared
8 15 (32.61%) Solaris
9 13 (28.26%) AIX
9 13 (28.26%) Tivoli
9 13 (28.26%) HP Data Protector
9 13 (28.26%) Windows Server
10 12 (26.09%) Problem Management
11 11 (23.91%) Release Management
11 11 (23.91%) Service Delivery
11 11 (23.91%) Change Management
12 10 (21.74%) Change Control
12 10 (21.74%) Simpana
13 9 (19.57%) Root Cause Analysis
13 9 (19.57%) Windows Server 2008
14 8 (17.39%) IBM
14 8 (17.39%) HPUX
15 7 (15.22%) EMC NetWorker
16 6 (13.04%) Clustering

Backup Engineer 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 18 (39.13%) SAN
2 1 (2.17%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.35%) SAP HANA
General
1 1 (2.17%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Clustering
2 5 (10.87%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (8.70%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.17%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 25 (54.35%) Linux
2 21 (45.65%) Windows
3 16 (34.78%) Unix
4 15 (32.61%) Solaris
5 13 (28.26%) AIX
5 13 (28.26%) Windows Server
6 9 (19.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (17.39%) HPUX
8 6 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.78%) ITIL
2 12 (26.09%) Problem Management
3 11 (23.91%) Change Management
3 11 (23.91%) Release Management
3 11 (23.91%) Service Delivery
4 10 (21.74%) Change Control
5 9 (19.57%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (10.87%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (4.35%) Time Management
7 2 (4.35%) Validation
8 1 (2.17%) Asset Management
8 1 (2.17%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (2.17%) Data Centre Operations
8 1 (2.17%) Data Protection
8 1 (2.17%) High Availability
8 1 (2.17%) Project Management
8 1 (2.17%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.70%) SQL
2 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.17%) Perl
2 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (41.30%) Security Cleared
2 16 (34.78%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.52%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (10.87%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.35%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 23 (50.00%) NetBackup
2 16 (34.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 13 (28.26%) HP Data Protector
3 13 (28.26%) Tivoli
4 10 (21.74%) Simpana
5 7 (15.22%) EMC NetWorker
6 5 (10.87%) Failover Clustering
6 5 (10.87%) Legato
6 5 (10.87%) PureDisk
7 1 (2.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (41.30%) CommVault
2 17 (36.96%) Microsoft
2 17 (36.96%) Symantec
3 16 (34.78%) HP
4 8 (17.39%) IBM
5 5 (10.87%) arcserve
5 5 (10.87%) EMC
6 4 (8.70%) CA
6 4 (8.70%) NetApp
7 3 (6.52%) Dell Compellent
8 2 (4.35%) SAP
9 1 (2.17%) Brocade
9 1 (2.17%) Iron Mountain
9 1 (2.17%) Oracle
9 1 (2.17%) Veritas
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Synergize Consulting
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