The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Symantec NetBackup
Rank 457 441 428
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -13
Contract jobs citing NetBackup 156 154 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.28% 0.31%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.36% 3.54% 4.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 72 79
Average daily rate
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£328 £389 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.75% -2.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £222 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
- -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 13
Average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.45% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.70 £27.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £27.50 £30.36
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £19.75
% change year-on-year
-5.45% +39.24%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Systems Management Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
4636 4351 3934
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.13% 7.95% 7.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2865 2556 2192
Average daily rate £400 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £345
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 134 175
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.15 £30.90 £40.76
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+10.25% -13.33%

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 28 July 2015.

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 28 July 2015.

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 28 July 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 -18 144 £328 -15.48% 31
London -7 70 £320 -20.00% 11
South East +3 38 £400 +12.67% 6
Surrey +12 14 £394 +10.91% 3
City of London -19 14 £320 -20.00% 1
West Midlands +4 11 £400 +14.28% 3
Berkshire +14 10 £330 -26.66%
Scotland -3 10 £300 -17.24% 1
Hampshire +2 7 £425 +40.49%
Basingstoke -1 7 £425 -
North West -21 7 £475 +53.22% 3
East of England -2 5 £364 +3.16%
Edinburgh -4 5 £310 -22.50%
North East -23 5 £263 -25.00%
Birmingham +3 4 - - 2
Manchester -14 4 £475 - 3
West Yorkshire -16 4 - - 4
Yorkshire -25 4 - - 4
Epsom - 4 - -
Hertfordshire -9 3 £364 -
South West -9 3 - - 3
Leatherhead -22 3 £450 +28.57%
Tyne and Wear -23 3 £263 -29.05%
Newcastle upon Tyne -26 3 £263 -29.05%
Slough - 3 £375 -
Worcester - 3 £400 -
Maidenhead - 3 £298 -
Worcestershire - 3 £400 - 1
Bedfordshire +4 2 - -
Glasgow +3 2 £222 - 1

NetBackup
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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.

1 150 (58.14%) Windows
2 131 (50.78%) SAN
3 126 (48.84%) Symantec
4 111 (43.02%) VMware
5 87 (33.72%) Microsoft
6 78 (30.23%) Linux
6 78 (30.23%) UNIX
7 69 (26.74%) Solaris
8 68 (26.36%) HP
9 65 (25.19%) Active Directory
10 64 (24.81%) ITIL
11 63 (24.42%) DNS
12 62 (24.03%) Finance
12 62 (24.03%) VMware Infrastructure
13 61 (23.64%) Veritas
13 61 (23.64%) Red Hat
14 58 (22.48%) NetApp
15 57 (22.09%) Windows Server 2008
16 55 (21.32%) NAS
17 50 (19.38%) Oracle
18 49 (18.99%) Cisco
19 48 (18.60%) Banking
19 48 (18.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 47 (18.22%) EMC
21 41 (15.89%) Windows Server 2003
22 40 (15.50%) IBM
23 37 (14.34%) SQL
24 36 (13.95%) MS Excel
24 36 (13.95%) Clustering
25 35 (13.57%) SCOM

NetBackup
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 33 (12.79%) MS Exchange
2 21 (8.14%) SharePoint
3 18 (6.98%) Lync
4 16 (6.20%) IIS
5 14 (5.43%) Exchange Server 2010
6 13 (5.04%) Exchange Server 2013
7 12 (4.65%) Apache
8 10 (3.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 9 (3.49%) OpenStack
10 8 (3.10%) Tomcat
11 7 (2.71%) Node.js
12 6 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
13 4 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2003
14 2 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
15 1 (0.39%) WebLogic
15 1 (0.39%) WebSphere
15 1 (0.39%) IBM Notes
15 1 (0.39%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 36 (13.95%) MS Excel
2 16 (6.20%) MS Office
3 9 (3.49%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (1.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (2.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 2 (0.78%) SAP CCM
2 2 (0.78%) SAP ERP
2 2 (0.78%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.39%) Maximo
3 1 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.49%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.16%) Office 365
3 3 (1.16%) IaaS
4 1 (0.39%) SaaS
4 1 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.39%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 131 (50.78%) SAN
2 63 (24.42%) DNS
3 55 (21.32%) NAS
4 33 (12.79%) DHCP
5 32 (12.40%) Firewall
6 26 (10.08%) Fibre Channel
7 23 (8.91%) TCP/IP
8 21 (8.14%) LAN
9 15 (5.81%) FTP
10 12 (4.65%) LDAP
11 11 (4.26%) iSCSI
12 10 (3.88%) VLAN
13 8 (3.10%) SSH
14 6 (2.33%) FCoE
15 4 (1.55%) NetScaler
15 4 (1.55%) WAN
16 3 (1.16%) Ethernet
16 3 (1.16%) Kerberos
16 3 (1.16%) Wi-Fi
17 2 (0.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (8.53%) SQL Server
2 20 (7.75%) MySQL
3 11 (4.26%) Relational Database
4 10 (3.88%) RDBMS
5 9 (3.49%) Oracle Database
6 8 (3.10%) Oracle Database 11g
6 8 (3.10%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (2.71%) Big Data
7 7 (2.71%) Informix
8 6 (2.33%) Hadoop
8 6 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (1.94%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (1.94%) Oracle9i Database
10 3 (1.16%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.78%) DB2
11 2 (0.78%) TKPROF
12 1 (0.39%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (3.88%) JIRA
2 7 (2.71%) Subversion
2 7 (2.71%) Jenkins
3 5 (1.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (1.94%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.78%) Toad
General
1 62 (24.03%) Finance
2 48 (18.60%) Banking
3 5 (1.94%) Law
4 4 (1.55%) Financial Institution
4 4 (1.55%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.55%) International Banking
5 3 (1.16%) Automotive
5 3 (1.16%) Advertising
6 2 (0.78%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.78%) Games
6 2 (0.78%) Retail
7 1 (0.39%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.39%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.39%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.39%) Publishing
7 1 (0.39%) Legal
Job Titles
1 48 (18.60%) Administrator
2 25 (9.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 23 (8.91%) Analyst
4 20 (7.75%) Storage Engineer
5 19 (7.36%) Support Engineer
6 17 (6.59%) Systems Administrator
7 14 (5.43%) 3rd Line Support
8 11 (4.26%) Consultant
9 10 (3.88%) Server Support
9 10 (3.88%) UNIX Engineer
10 9 (3.49%) Linux Engineer
11 8 (3.10%) Solaris Administrator
11 8 (3.10%) Backup Engineer
11 8 (3.10%) Technical Leader
11 8 (3.10%) Solaris Systems Administrator
11 8 (3.10%) DBA
11 8 (3.10%) Architect
12 7 (2.71%) Support Analyst
13 6 (2.33%) Solutions Architect
13 6 (2.33%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.33%) Middleware
2 3 (1.16%) Application Packaging
3 2 (0.78%) HTML
3 2 (0.78%) Web Services
3 2 (0.78%) XML
4 1 (0.39%) .NET
4 1 (0.39%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 36 (13.95%) Clustering
2 23 (8.91%) Data Centre
3 22 (8.53%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (6.98%) Replication
5 15 (5.81%) Enterprise Storage
5 15 (5.81%) EMC VNX
5 15 (5.81%) EMC VMAX
6 13 (5.04%) Blackberry
7 10 (3.88%) Client/Server
8 9 (3.49%) HACMP
9 8 (3.10%) CLARiiON
10 7 (2.71%) FlexPod
10 7 (2.71%) IBM XIV
11 6 (2.33%) Hybrid Cloud
12 5 (1.94%) Management Information System
13 4 (1.55%) PKI
13 4 (1.55%) Hedge funds
14 3 (1.16%) Computer Science
14 3 (1.16%) Wiki
15 2 (0.78%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 150 (58.14%) Windows
2 78 (30.23%) UNIX
2 78 (30.23%) Linux
3 69 (26.74%) Solaris
4 57 (22.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 48 (18.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 41 (15.89%) Windows Server 2003
7 27 (10.47%) Windows Server 2012
8 19 (7.36%) Data ONTAP
9 15 (5.81%) AIX
10 10 (3.88%) Windows 2000
11 7 (2.71%) Windows 7
12 6 (2.33%) SUSE
13 5 (1.94%) HPUX
14 3 (1.16%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.39%) VMS
15 1 (0.39%) OS/400
15 1 (0.39%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.39%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.39%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (24.81%) ITIL
2 25 (9.69%) Capacity Management
3 24 (9.30%) Disaster Recovery
4 22 (8.53%) Service Management
5 21 (8.14%) Migration
6 18 (6.98%) Performance Monitoring
7 16 (6.20%) Change Management
8 14 (5.43%) Problem Management
9 12 (4.65%) Configuration Management
10 10 (3.88%) Performance Analysis
11 9 (3.49%) Root Cause Analysis
11 9 (3.49%) Performance Management
12 8 (3.10%) Workflow
12 8 (3.10%) Project Management
12 8 (3.10%) Performance Tuning
13 7 (2.71%) Build Automation
13 7 (2.71%) Load Balancing
13 7 (2.71%) Continuous Integration
14 6 (2.33%) Change Control
14 6 (2.33%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (14.34%) SQL
2 28 (10.85%) Perl
3 27 (10.47%) Shell Script
4 25 (9.69%) PowerShell
5 14 (5.43%) Python
6 11 (4.26%) Bash Shell
7 10 (3.88%) VB
8 9 (3.49%) PHP
9 8 (3.10%) VBScript
10 7 (2.71%) Korn
11 4 (1.55%) Java
12 3 (1.16%) C
12 3 (1.16%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.78%) VBA
13 2 (0.78%) REXX
14 1 (0.39%) Ruby
14 1 (0.39%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 21 (8.14%) Security Cleared
2 18 (6.98%) SC Cleared
3 15 (5.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (4.26%) MCSE
5 8 (3.10%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (2.71%) Degree
7 6 (2.33%) MCITP
7 6 (2.33%) IBM Certification
7 6 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (1.94%) CCNA
9 4 (1.55%) MCP
9 4 (1.55%) HND
9 4 (1.55%) HP ASE
9 4 (1.55%) NCDA
9 4 (1.55%) VCAP
10 3 (1.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.78%) MCTS
11 2 (0.78%) MOS
11 2 (0.78%) RHCE
11 2 (0.78%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.81%) SLA
2 3 (1.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 65 (25.19%) Active Directory
2 62 (24.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (10.08%) vSphere
4 25 (9.69%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 21 (8.14%) NFS
6 20 (7.75%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 19 (7.36%) VMware ESXi
7 19 (7.36%) VMware ESX
8 14 (5.43%) SRDF
9 13 (5.04%) Hyper-V
10 10 (3.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 8 (3.10%) Firmware
11 8 (3.10%) XenApp
12 7 (2.71%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 5 (1.94%) Veritas File System
14 4 (1.55%) XenDesktop
14 4 (1.55%) GPFS
15 3 (1.16%) Ceph
15 3 (1.16%) KVM
15 3 (1.16%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 35 (13.57%) SCOM
2 33 (12.79%) Backup Exec
3 26 (10.08%) Nagios
4 24 (9.30%) Norton AntiVirus
5 23 (8.91%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 20 (7.75%) WSUS
7 19 (7.36%) Puppet
8 16 (6.20%) Tivoli
9 15 (5.81%) SCCM
10 13 (5.04%) Control-M
10 13 (5.04%) EMC NetWorker
11 12 (4.65%) Oracle ZFS
12 11 (4.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 10 (3.88%) SnapVault
14 9 (3.49%) Opscode Chef
14 9 (3.49%) ARCserve
15 8 (3.10%) Cacti
15 8 (3.10%) Graphite
15 8 (3.10%) EMC VPLEX
15 8 (3.10%) SnapMirror
Vendors
1 126 (48.84%) Symantec
2 111 (43.02%) VMware
3 87 (33.72%) Microsoft
4 68 (26.36%) HP
5 61 (23.64%) Veritas
5 61 (23.64%) Red Hat
6 58 (22.48%) NetApp
7 50 (19.38%) Oracle
8 49 (18.99%) Cisco
9 47 (18.22%) EMC
10 40 (15.50%) IBM
11 32 (12.40%) Citrix
12 29 (11.24%) Brocade
13 28 (10.85%) Dell
14 24 (9.30%) Sun
15 16 (6.20%) McAfee
16 15 (5.81%) CommVault
17 13 (5.04%) SAP
18 11 (4.26%) CA
18 11 (4.26%) SolarWinds
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