The table below looks at the statistics for the Backup Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Backup Specialist
Rank 571 545 -
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -
Contract jobs requiring a Backup Specialist 6 13 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.027% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.029% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 0
Average daily rate
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£413 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 -

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
46978 45024 42156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.46% 92.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 29483 26863 23894
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1824 1987 2469
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.15 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.79% -7.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

Backup Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Backup Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Backup Specialist
Daily Rate Trend

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

Backup Specialist Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Backup Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Backup Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Backup Specialist
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Backup Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 27 January 2015. 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 -29 5 £413 +3.12% 1
London -15 4 £400 - 1
City of London +10 3 £400 - 1
East Midlands - - - -
South East - - - -
East of England - - - -
Essex - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Colchester - - - -

Backup Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Backup Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title.

1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
1 2 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (28.57%) 3PAR
1 2 (28.57%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (28.57%) Brocade
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (28.57%) HP
1 2 (28.57%) SAN
1 2 (28.57%) CommVault
1 2 (28.57%) NetBackup
1 2 (28.57%) CMDB
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (14.29%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (14.29%) Veeam
2 1 (14.29%) Software Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) AS400
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Veritas
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 1 (14.29%) Tivoli

Backup Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Backup Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (28.57%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Data Mining
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (28.57%) CMDB
2 1 (14.29%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
1 1 (14.29%) AIX
1 1 (14.29%) HPUX
1 1 (14.29%) Solaris
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
1 2 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
2 1 (14.29%) Software Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) IT Governance
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (14.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) NetBackup
2 1 (14.29%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (14.29%) Tivoli
2 1 (14.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) 3PAR
1 2 (28.57%) Brocade
1 2 (28.57%) HP
1 2 (28.57%) CommVault
2 1 (14.29%) Veeam
2 1 (14.29%) Veritas
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 1 (14.29%) EMC
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) VMware
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