The first table below looks at the demand for NetBackup skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NetBackup over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec NetBackup
Rank 412 398 352
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -46
Contract jobs citing NetBackup 177 141 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.30% 0.40%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.39% 4.49% 6.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 69 141
Average daily rate £375 £385 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £266 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
-9.67% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 4 13
Average hourly rate £26.50 £18.75 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.33% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £15.93 £18.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.75 £21.75 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £18.75 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+41.33% -34.78%
Systems Management Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
4036 3143 3792
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.39% 6.59% 6.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2340 1789 2006
Average daily rate £388 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 159 157
Average hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £33.85 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +8.10%

NetBackup
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NetBackup within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

NetBackup Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

NetBackup
Daily Rate Trend

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

NetBackup Daily Rate Trend in the UK

NetBackup
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NetBackup within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

NetBackup Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

NetBackup
Hourly Rate Trend

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

NetBackup Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

NetBackup
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NetBackup within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

NetBackup Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

NetBackup
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NetBackup within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -24 159 £375 -2.59% 20
London -17 63 £450 +16.88% 12
South East +31 51 £338 - 3
Surrey +11 25 £313 +25.00%
City of London +8 21 £475 +24.18% 6
Scotland -3 11 £350 -
West Midlands -8 11 £338 +22.72%
Berkshire -7 10 £388 -4.96% 1
North West -22 10 £375 -14.28% 3
Cheshire -5 9 £375 -16.66% 1
South West -24 9 £365 -18.88% 1
South Wales -12 7 £375 - 2
Wales -22 7 £375 - 2
East Midlands -9 6 £375 +19.04%
Bridgend - 6 £425 -
Hertfordshire -2 5 £400 -
Gloucestershire -4 5 £395 -12.22%
Reading -7 5 £388 -
Yorkshire -14 5 £263 +16.66% 1
Edinburgh -21 5 £350 -
East of England -24 5 £400 +113.33%
Cheltenham - 5 £395 -
Hampshire +12 4 £375 - 1
North Lanarkshire - 4 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 4 - -
Motherwell - 4 - -
Maidenhead -4 3 - -
Birmingham -5 3 £204 -25.90%
West Yorkshire -13 3 £250 +81.15% 1
Wiltshire -21 3 £335 -0.74%

NetBackup
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing NetBackup also 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 that cited NetBackup.

1 186 (53.45%) Windows
2 171 (49.14%) VMware
3 167 (47.99%) SAN
4 146 (41.95%) Symantec
5 123 (35.34%) HP
6 122 (35.06%) NetApp
7 114 (32.76%) EMC
8 97 (27.87%) UNIX
9 92 (26.44%) Active Directory
10 91 (26.15%) VMware Infrastructure
11 90 (25.86%) Solaris
12 81 (23.28%) ITIL
13 78 (22.41%) Veritas
14 74 (21.26%) Microsoft
14 74 (21.26%) Windows Server 2008
15 72 (20.69%) Linux
16 71 (20.40%) Security Cleared
17 68 (19.54%) Finance
18 65 (18.68%) Windows Server 2003
19 63 (18.10%) Citrix
20 62 (17.82%) Brocade
21 61 (17.53%) Oracle
21 61 (17.53%) DNS
22 59 (16.95%) Cisco
23 52 (14.94%) IBM
23 52 (14.94%) Red Hat
24 51 (14.66%) SC Cleared
25 50 (14.37%) vSphere
25 50 (14.37%) Firewall
26 47 (13.51%) MS Exchange

NetBackup
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing NetBackup also 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 that cited NetBackup. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 47 (13.51%) MS Exchange
2 35 (10.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (4.89%) Exchange Server 2007
4 14 (4.02%) IIS
5 11 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (2.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 7 (2.01%) Tomcat
6 7 (2.01%) SharePoint
7 5 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2000
9 3 (0.86%) Lync
9 3 (0.86%) IBM Notes
9 3 (0.86%) Apache
10 2 (0.57%) Lotus Domino
11 1 (0.29%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.29%) Site Server
11 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.29%) Oracle Application Server
11 1 (0.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 24 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.72%) MS Office
3 4 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.57%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.29%) CATIA
5 1 (0.29%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 2 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 167 (47.99%) SAN
2 61 (17.53%) DNS
3 50 (14.37%) Firewall
4 34 (9.77%) DHCP
5 32 (9.20%) NAS
6 29 (8.33%) LAN
7 22 (6.32%) TCP/IP
8 21 (6.03%) LDAP
8 21 (6.03%) WAN
9 20 (5.75%) Connectrix
10 18 (5.17%) Internet
11 17 (4.89%) VPN
12 13 (3.74%) MPLS
13 11 (3.16%) Fibre Channel
14 9 (2.59%) Network Security
14 9 (2.59%) SMTP
15 8 (2.30%) FTP
15 8 (2.30%) HTTP
15 8 (2.30%) iSCSI
16 5 (1.44%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (2.87%) Oracle Database
4 6 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.86%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (0.57%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.57%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.57%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.57%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.29%) DB2
8 1 (0.29%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.29%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 5 (1.44%) Toad
2 3 (0.86%) Subversion
2 3 (0.86%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.57%) Wise Package Studio
3 2 (0.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (0.57%) MSI
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.29%) ProC
General
1 68 (19.54%) Finance
2 32 (9.20%) Banking
3 23 (6.61%) Telecoms
4 15 (4.31%) Investment Banking
5 5 (1.44%) Japanese Language
6 4 (1.15%) French Language
6 4 (1.15%) German Language
6 4 (1.15%) Italian Language
6 4 (1.15%) Local Government
6 4 (1.15%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.86%) International Banking
8 2 (0.57%) Back Office
8 2 (0.57%) Games
9 1 (0.29%) Advertising
9 1 (0.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 65 (18.68%) Administrator
2 45 (12.93%) Consultant
3 40 (11.49%) Storage Engineer
4 35 (10.06%) Support Engineer
4 35 (10.06%) Team Leader
5 23 (6.61%) Analyst
6 22 (6.32%) Systems Administrator
7 19 (5.46%) Platform Engineer
8 17 (4.89%) Storage Administrator
9 16 (4.60%) UNIX Administrator
10 15 (4.31%) Systems Engineer
11 13 (3.74%) Storage Consultant
12 11 (3.16%) Server Engineer
12 11 (3.16%) 3rd Line Support
12 11 (3.16%) Infrastructure Team Leader
12 11 (3.16%) Storage Support Engineer
13 10 (2.87%) Backup Engineer
13 10 (2.87%) UNIX Engineer
13 10 (2.87%) UNIX Systems Administrator
14 9 (2.59%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.16%) XML
2 8 (2.30%) Middleware
3 4 (1.15%) Web Services
4 3 (0.86%) EDI
4 3 (0.86%) CSS
5 2 (0.57%) HTML
6 1 (0.29%) X-Windows
6 1 (0.29%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 42 (12.07%) EMC Centera
2 32 (9.20%) Replication
2 32 (9.20%) CLARiiON
3 25 (7.18%) Clustering
4 11 (3.16%) Blackberry
5 8 (2.30%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.01%) Fixed Income
6 7 (2.01%) Symmetrix DMX
7 6 (1.72%) iPad
7 6 (1.72%) Enterprise Storage
8 5 (1.44%) Celerra
9 4 (1.15%) CMDB
10 3 (0.86%) Fat Client
10 3 (0.86%) Thin Client
11 2 (0.57%) AS400
11 2 (0.57%) Handset
11 2 (0.57%) Online Games
11 2 (0.57%) iPhone
11 2 (0.57%) Firmware
11 2 (0.57%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 186 (53.45%) Windows
2 97 (27.87%) UNIX
3 90 (25.86%) Solaris
4 74 (21.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 72 (20.69%) Linux
6 65 (18.68%) Windows Server 2003
7 44 (12.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 35 (10.06%) AIX
9 25 (7.18%) Windows 7
10 19 (5.46%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (2.30%) Windows XP
12 6 (1.72%) Windows 2000 Server
12 6 (1.72%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.57%) HPUX
14 1 (0.29%) CentOS
14 1 (0.29%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (23.28%) ITIL
2 35 (10.06%) Disaster Recovery
3 23 (6.61%) Business Continuity
4 20 (5.75%) Service Management
5 18 (5.17%) Migration
5 18 (5.17%) Change Management
5 18 (5.17%) Performance Monitoring
6 17 (4.89%) Performance Tuning
7 15 (4.31%) Capacity Planning
7 15 (4.31%) Resource Management
8 14 (4.02%) Load Balancing
8 14 (4.02%) Business Continuity Management
9 12 (3.45%) Project Planning
9 12 (3.45%) Problem Management
9 12 (3.45%) Release Management
10 11 (3.16%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 11 (3.16%) Project Management
11 10 (2.87%) Service Delivery
12 9 (2.59%) Configuration Management
12 9 (2.59%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (10.63%) Perl
2 33 (9.48%) PowerShell
3 24 (6.90%) SQL
4 20 (5.75%) Shell Script
5 18 (5.17%) Bash Shell
6 8 (2.30%) VB
7 7 (2.01%) Python
7 7 (2.01%) Bourne shell
8 6 (1.72%) PL/SQL
9 5 (1.44%) T-SQL
9 5 (1.44%) Korn
10 4 (1.15%) VBScript
11 3 (0.86%) C
12 2 (0.57%) Java
13 1 (0.29%) AWK
Qualifications
1 71 (20.40%) Security Cleared
2 51 (14.66%) SC Cleared
3 24 (6.90%) DV Cleared
4 21 (6.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 17 (4.89%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (2.87%) CCNA
6 10 (2.87%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (2.59%) MCSE
8 7 (2.01%) Degree
9 6 (1.72%) VCP5
9 6 (1.72%) MCP
9 6 (1.72%) CCA
9 6 (1.72%) Citrix Certification
9 6 (1.72%) Oracle Certification
9 6 (1.72%) MCITP
10 3 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.86%) RHCE
10 3 (0.86%) NCDA
11 1 (0.29%) VCP4
11 1 (0.29%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (7.47%) SLA
2 17 (4.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (2.01%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 92 (26.44%) Active Directory
2 91 (26.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (14.37%) vSphere
4 28 (8.05%) VMware ESX
5 27 (7.76%) Hyper-V
5 27 (7.76%) XenApp
6 23 (6.61%) NFS
6 23 (6.61%) SRDF
7 18 (5.17%) XenDesktop
8 17 (4.89%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 16 (4.60%) vCloud
10 15 (4.31%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 12 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
11 12 (3.45%) Oracle RAC
12 11 (3.16%) Oracle RMAN
12 11 (3.16%) Microsoft App-V
13 10 (2.87%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 8 (2.30%) XenServer
15 6 (1.72%) EMC RecoverPoint
16 5 (1.44%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 37 (10.63%) SCCM
2 31 (8.91%) SCOM
3 23 (6.61%) Norton AntiVirus
4 22 (6.32%) Tivoli
4 22 (6.32%) Backup Exec
5 19 (5.46%) WSUS
6 18 (5.17%) EMC TimeFinder
7 14 (4.02%) HP Data Protector
7 14 (4.02%) HP SIM
8 13 (3.74%) EMC NetWorker
8 13 (3.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 12 (3.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 11 (3.16%) Puppet
11 10 (2.87%) EMC Navisphere
12 8 (2.30%) HP Quality Center
12 8 (2.30%) Control-M
13 7 (2.01%) BMC PATROL
13 7 (2.01%) ARCserve
13 7 (2.01%) Legato
13 7 (2.01%) YUM
Vendors
1 171 (49.14%) VMware
2 146 (41.95%) Symantec
3 123 (35.34%) HP
4 122 (35.06%) NetApp
5 114 (32.76%) EMC
6 78 (22.41%) Veritas
7 74 (21.26%) Microsoft
8 63 (18.10%) Citrix
9 62 (17.82%) Brocade
10 61 (17.53%) Oracle
11 59 (16.95%) Cisco
12 52 (14.94%) IBM
12 52 (14.94%) Red Hat
13 26 (7.47%) Sun
14 22 (6.32%) Intel
15 15 (4.31%) CheckPoint
16 13 (3.74%) Remedy
17 12 (3.45%) McAfee
18 11 (3.16%) BMC
18 11 (3.16%) 3PAR
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