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 18 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec NetBackup
Rank 406 402 359
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -43
Contract jobs citing NetBackup 185 142 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.30% 0.40%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.50% 4.50% 6.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 69 138
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 £247 £248 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
- -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 4 14
Average hourly rate £26.50 £19.63 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.99% -31.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £18.03 £18.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.75 £21.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £19.63 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+34.99% -31.72%
Systems Management Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
4115 3159 3757
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.31% 6.62% 6.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2371 1814 2011
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 £225 £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 155 158 161
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £42.75
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 18 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 18 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 18 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 -56 168 £375 -2.59% 22
London -30 62 £450 +16.88% 11
South East +16 51 £338 +3.84% 4
Surrey +9 25 £313 +25.00%
City of London -6 21 £475 +24.18% 3
West Midlands -3 13 £350 +27.27% 1
Scotland +1 11 £350 -
South West -29 11 £358 -20.55% 2
Berkshire -5 10 £388 -3.24% 1
North West -17 10 £375 -14.28% 2
East of England -23 10 £370 +97.33% 1
Cheshire -11 9 £375 -16.66%
Hertfordshire -2 7 £400 -
East Midlands -4 6 £375 +19.04%
South Wales -12 6 £375 - 1
Wales -14 6 £375 - 1
Hemel Hempstead - 6 - -
Reading 0 5 £388 - 1
Gloucestershire -5 5 £395 -12.22% 1
Wiltshire -16 5 £335 -0.74% 1
Yorkshire -19 5 £263 +16.66% 1
Edinburgh -25 5 £350 -
Cheltenham - 5 £395 - 1
Bridgend - 5 £425 -
Hampshire +7 4 £375 - 1
Motherwell - 4 - -
North Lanarkshire - 4 - -
Maidenhead -5 3 - -
Birmingham -7 3 £204 -25.90%
Cambridgeshire -11 3 £370 - 1

NetBackup
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 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.

1 191 (53.06%) Windows
2 174 (48.33%) VMware
3 166 (46.11%) SAN
4 152 (42.22%) Symantec
5 125 (34.72%) HP
6 123 (34.17%) NetApp
7 115 (31.94%) EMC
8 100 (27.78%) UNIX
9 97 (26.94%) Active Directory
10 94 (26.11%) VMware Infrastructure
11 92 (25.56%) Solaris
12 83 (23.06%) Veritas
13 82 (22.78%) ITIL
14 80 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
15 76 (21.11%) Linux
16 75 (20.83%) Microsoft
17 73 (20.28%) Security Cleared
18 71 (19.72%) Windows Server 2003
19 69 (19.17%) Finance
20 65 (18.06%) DNS
21 64 (17.78%) Citrix
21 64 (17.78%) Brocade
22 62 (17.22%) Cisco
23 60 (16.67%) Oracle
24 56 (15.56%) Red Hat
25 53 (14.72%) SC Cleared
26 52 (14.44%) IBM
26 52 (14.44%) Firewall
27 50 (13.89%) MS Exchange
27 50 (13.89%) vSphere

NetBackup
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 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 50 (13.89%) MS Exchange
2 37 (10.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (5.28%) Exchange Server 2007
4 14 (3.89%) IIS
5 11 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (1.94%) Tomcat
6 7 (1.94%) SharePoint
6 7 (1.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2000
9 3 (0.83%) IBM Notes
9 3 (0.83%) Apache
9 3 (0.83%) Lync
10 2 (0.56%) Lotus Domino
11 1 (0.28%) Site Server
11 1 (0.28%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.28%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.28%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.28%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 23 (6.39%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.22%) MS Office
3 4 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.56%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.28%) CATIA
5 1 (0.28%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 2 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 166 (46.11%) SAN
2 65 (18.06%) DNS
3 52 (14.44%) Firewall
4 38 (10.56%) DHCP
5 33 (9.17%) NAS
6 30 (8.33%) LAN
7 23 (6.39%) TCP/IP
8 22 (6.11%) WAN
9 21 (5.83%) LDAP
10 20 (5.56%) Connectrix
11 18 (5.00%) Internet
12 17 (4.72%) VPN
13 13 (3.61%) MPLS
14 11 (3.06%) Fibre Channel
15 10 (2.78%) Network Security
15 10 (2.78%) SMTP
16 9 (2.50%) HTTP
17 8 (2.22%) iSCSI
17 8 (2.22%) FTP
18 5 (1.39%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (8.61%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (2.78%) Oracle Database
4 6 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.83%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.56%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.56%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.56%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.28%) SQLPlus
8 1 (0.28%) MySQL
8 1 (0.28%) DB2
8 1 (0.28%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 5 (1.39%) Toad
2 3 (0.83%) Subversion
2 3 (0.83%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.56%) Wise Package Studio
3 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (0.56%) MSI
4 1 (0.28%) ProC
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle Forms
General
1 69 (19.17%) Finance
2 33 (9.17%) Banking
3 23 (6.39%) Telecoms
4 15 (4.17%) Investment Banking
5 6 (1.67%) Japanese Language
6 5 (1.39%) Local Government
7 4 (1.11%) French Language
7 4 (1.11%) German Language
7 4 (1.11%) Italian Language
7 4 (1.11%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.83%) International Banking
9 2 (0.56%) Games
9 2 (0.56%) Back Office
10 1 (0.28%) Advertising
10 1 (0.28%) Retail
Job Titles
1 66 (18.33%) Administrator
2 45 (12.50%) Consultant
3 43 (11.94%) Storage Engineer
4 40 (11.11%) Support Engineer
5 35 (9.72%) Team Leader
6 24 (6.67%) Analyst
7 22 (6.11%) Systems Administrator
8 19 (5.28%) Platform Engineer
9 17 (4.72%) Storage Administrator
10 16 (4.44%) UNIX Administrator
10 16 (4.44%) Systems Engineer
11 13 (3.61%) Storage Consultant
12 12 (3.33%) Server Engineer
12 12 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support
13 11 (3.06%) Storage Support Engineer
13 11 (3.06%) Infrastructure Team Leader
14 10 (2.78%) Solaris Administrator
14 10 (2.78%) Backup Engineer
14 10 (2.78%) UNIX Systems Administrator
14 10 (2.78%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.06%) XML
2 8 (2.22%) Middleware
3 4 (1.11%) Web Services
4 3 (0.83%) CSS
4 3 (0.83%) EDI
5 2 (0.56%) HTML
6 1 (0.28%) LAMP
6 1 (0.28%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 42 (11.67%) EMC Centera
2 32 (8.89%) Replication
2 32 (8.89%) CLARiiON
3 25 (6.94%) Clustering
4 11 (3.06%) Blackberry
5 8 (2.22%) Management Information System
6 7 (1.94%) Fixed Income
6 7 (1.94%) Symmetrix DMX
7 6 (1.67%) iPad
7 6 (1.67%) Enterprise Storage
8 5 (1.39%) Celerra
9 4 (1.11%) CMDB
9 4 (1.11%) Fat Client
9 4 (1.11%) Thin Client
10 2 (0.56%) iPhone
10 2 (0.56%) Online Games
10 2 (0.56%) EqualLogic
10 2 (0.56%) Handset
10 2 (0.56%) AS400
10 2 (0.56%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 191 (53.06%) Windows
2 100 (27.78%) UNIX
3 92 (25.56%) Solaris
4 80 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 76 (21.11%) Linux
6 71 (19.72%) Windows Server 2003
7 48 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 35 (9.72%) AIX
9 29 (8.06%) Windows 7
10 19 (5.28%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (2.22%) Windows XP
12 6 (1.67%) Windows 2000 Server
12 6 (1.67%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.56%) HPUX
14 1 (0.28%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.28%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.28%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (22.78%) ITIL
2 37 (10.28%) Disaster Recovery
3 23 (6.39%) Business Continuity
4 20 (5.56%) Service Management
4 20 (5.56%) Migration
4 20 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
5 19 (5.28%) Performance Tuning
6 18 (5.00%) Change Management
7 15 (4.17%) Resource Management
7 15 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
8 14 (3.89%) Business Continuity Management
8 14 (3.89%) Load Balancing
9 12 (3.33%) Problem Management
9 12 (3.33%) Release Management
9 12 (3.33%) Project Planning
10 11 (3.06%) Project Management
10 11 (3.06%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 10 (2.78%) Change Control
12 9 (2.50%) Service Delivery
12 9 (2.50%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (10.83%) Perl
2 32 (8.89%) PowerShell
3 25 (6.94%) SQL
4 20 (5.56%) Shell Script
5 18 (5.00%) Bash Shell
6 10 (2.78%) VB
7 9 (2.50%) Bourne shell
8 7 (1.94%) Python
8 7 (1.94%) Korn
9 6 (1.67%) PL/SQL
10 5 (1.39%) C
10 5 (1.39%) T-SQL
11 4 (1.11%) VBScript
12 2 (0.56%) Java
13 1 (0.28%) AWK
Qualifications
1 73 (20.28%) Security Cleared
2 53 (14.72%) SC Cleared
3 24 (6.67%) DV Cleared
4 22 (6.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 19 (5.28%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (3.06%) CCNA
6 11 (3.06%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (2.78%) MCSE
8 8 (2.22%) Degree
9 7 (1.94%) CCA
9 7 (1.94%) Citrix Certification
9 7 (1.94%) MCITP
10 6 (1.67%) VCP5
10 6 (1.67%) MCP
11 5 (1.39%) Oracle Certification
11 5 (1.39%) RHCE
12 3 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.83%) NCDA
13 2 (0.56%) CCSA
14 1 (0.28%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (7.22%) SLA
2 17 (4.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.94%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 97 (26.94%) Active Directory
2 94 (26.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (13.89%) vSphere
4 30 (8.33%) VMware ESX
5 27 (7.50%) XenApp
6 26 (7.22%) NFS
6 26 (7.22%) Hyper-V
7 23 (6.39%) SRDF
8 18 (5.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 17 (4.72%) XenDesktop
10 15 (4.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 15 (4.17%) vCloud
11 12 (3.33%) Oracle RAC
11 12 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
12 11 (3.06%) Oracle RMAN
12 11 (3.06%) Microsoft App-V
13 10 (2.78%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 7 (1.94%) XenServer
15 6 (1.67%) EMC RecoverPoint
16 5 (1.39%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 41 (11.39%) SCCM
2 32 (8.89%) SCOM
3 24 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
4 23 (6.39%) Tivoli
5 21 (5.83%) Backup Exec
6 20 (5.56%) WSUS
7 18 (5.00%) EMC TimeFinder
8 14 (3.89%) HP SIM
8 14 (3.89%) EMC NetWorker
8 14 (3.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 13 (3.61%) HP Data Protector
10 12 (3.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 11 (3.06%) Puppet
12 10 (2.78%) EMC Navisphere
13 8 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
13 8 (2.22%) Legato
13 8 (2.22%) Control-M
14 7 (1.94%) BMC PATROL
14 7 (1.94%) ARCserve
14 7 (1.94%) YUM
Vendors
1 174 (48.33%) VMware
2 152 (42.22%) Symantec
3 125 (34.72%) HP
4 123 (34.17%) NetApp
5 115 (31.94%) EMC
6 83 (23.06%) Veritas
7 75 (20.83%) Microsoft
8 64 (17.78%) Citrix
8 64 (17.78%) Brocade
9 62 (17.22%) Cisco
10 60 (16.67%) Oracle
11 56 (15.56%) Red Hat
12 52 (14.44%) IBM
13 27 (7.50%) Sun
14 22 (6.11%) Intel
15 16 (4.44%) CheckPoint
16 13 (3.61%) McAfee
17 12 (3.33%) Remedy
18 11 (3.06%) BMC
18 11 (3.06%) 3PAR
West Midlands
Apeiro Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 24 days ago