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 23 October 2014 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec NetBackup
Rank 431 407 405
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -2
Contract jobs citing NetBackup 185 170 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.33% 0.32%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.00% 4.67% 5.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 85 97
Average daily rate
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£350 £335 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £228 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £416 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £319 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 20 14
Average hourly rate £31.50 £24.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £15.40 £15.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £37.50 £27.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +24.44%

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
4627 3638 3518
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.92% 7.05% 6.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2820 2217 1855
Average daily rate £400 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 192 152 193
Average hourly rate £21.94 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.28% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £13.10 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.23 £39.50 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £23.20 £19.25
% change year-on-year
-5.17% +20.51%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 23 October 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
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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 -14 179 £350 +4.47% 35
South East -14 57 £325 -0.76% 12
London -11 43 £375 +1.35% 6
Berkshire +19 27 £300 +3.44% 8
Yorkshire 0 22 £363 +21.00% 6
West Midlands -11 16 £450 +33.33% 3
Reading +18 15 £300 +14.28% 7
Hampshire -12 15 £353 -0.70%
East of England -14 15 £350 +17.64% 1
West Yorkshire +4 14 - - 6
Leeds +6 13 - - 5
Hertfordshire -13 13 £350 +17.64%
Birmingham - 13 £450 - 2
Hemel Hempstead +3 12 £350 -
Durham - 11 £250 - 1
North East - 11 £250 - 1
City of London +11 9 £350 -4.76% 2
South West -39 9 £500 +81.81% 4
Wiltshire - 9 £500 - 1
Peterlee - 9 - - 1
Bracknell - 8 £300 - 1
South Yorkshire +3 6 £363 +21.00%
Sheffield -1 5 £363 +21.00%
Surrey -15 5 £408 +30.40% 2
North West -17 5 £530 +28.48% 2
East Midlands -3 4 £313 -
Nottinghamshire +4 3 £313 -
Scotland -7 3 £223 -26.38%
Manchester -14 3 - -
Kent - 3 £325 -

NetBackup
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 200 (59.17%) Windows
2 148 (43.79%) VMware
3 146 (43.20%) Active Directory
4 142 (42.01%) Microsoft
5 132 (39.05%) Symantec
6 122 (36.09%) HP
7 117 (34.62%) UNIX
8 114 (33.73%) Windows Server 2008
9 107 (31.66%) Veritas
10 103 (30.47%) Linux
11 102 (30.18%) SAN
12 95 (28.11%) DNS
13 91 (26.92%) Windows Server 2003
14 87 (25.74%) EMC
15 77 (22.78%) Finance
16 76 (22.49%) Citrix
17 74 (21.89%) DHCP
18 68 (20.12%) Security Cleared
19 66 (19.53%) Windows Server 2012
19 66 (19.53%) Solaris
19 66 (19.53%) ITIL
20 65 (19.23%) IBM
21 64 (18.93%) Red Hat
22 63 (18.64%) vSphere
23 57 (16.86%) SLA
23 57 (16.86%) Firewall
24 56 (16.57%) SQL Server
25 55 (16.27%) MS Exchange
25 55 (16.27%) VMware Infrastructure
26 53 (15.68%) Cisco

NetBackup
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 55 (16.27%) MS Exchange
2 37 (10.95%) IIS
3 31 (9.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 25 (7.40%) Exchange Server 2003
5 22 (6.51%) Exchange Server 2013
5 22 (6.51%) SharePoint
6 20 (5.92%) Exchange Server 2007
7 19 (5.62%) Lotus Domino
8 11 (3.25%) IBM Notes
8 11 (3.25%) Tomcat
9 9 (2.66%) Apache
10 7 (2.07%) GlassFish
11 6 (1.78%) JBoss
12 5 (1.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 5 (1.48%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (0.89%) Exchange Server 5.5
14 2 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2000
14 2 (0.59%) Lync
14 2 (0.59%) Office Communications Server
15 1 (0.30%) SAS
Applications
1 47 (13.91%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.66%) MS Office
3 1 (0.30%) CATIA
3 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.18%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.30%) Teamcenter
2 1 (0.30%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.59%) IaaS
1 2 (0.59%) SaaS
1 2 (0.59%) PaaS
2 1 (0.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 102 (30.18%) SAN
2 95 (28.11%) DNS
3 74 (21.89%) DHCP
4 57 (16.86%) Firewall
5 31 (9.17%) TCP/IP
6 26 (7.69%) NAS
7 12 (3.55%) VPN
8 10 (2.96%) WAN
9 9 (2.66%) Internet
9 9 (2.66%) LAN
9 9 (2.66%) LDAP
10 8 (2.37%) iSCSI
11 7 (2.07%) Fibre Channel
12 6 (1.78%) NetScaler
12 6 (1.78%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (1.78%) SSL
12 6 (1.78%) Connectrix
13 5 (1.48%) Wireless
13 5 (1.48%) SMTP
14 4 (1.18%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (16.57%) SQL Server
2 24 (7.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (5.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 15 (4.44%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (2.66%) SQL Server 2000
6 7 (2.07%) MySQL
7 5 (1.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.18%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.89%) EDRMS
9 3 (0.89%) SQL Server 7
9 3 (0.89%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.59%) Oracle Exadata
11 1 (0.30%) TKPROF
11 1 (0.30%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (0.30%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.30%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.30%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 4 (1.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (0.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.59%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.30%) MSI
4 1 (0.30%) Toad
General
1 77 (22.78%) Finance
2 31 (9.17%) Financial Institution
3 30 (8.88%) Telecoms
4 25 (7.40%) Banking
5 4 (1.18%) Legal
5 4 (1.18%) Games
6 2 (0.59%) French Language
6 2 (0.59%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.59%) Local Government
6 2 (0.59%) Publishing
6 2 (0.59%) Law
7 1 (0.30%) Automotive
7 1 (0.30%) Retail
7 1 (0.30%) Billing
7 1 (0.30%) International Banking
7 1 (0.30%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.30%) German Language
Job Titles
1 70 (20.71%) Administrator
2 46 (13.61%) Analyst
3 32 (9.47%) Systems Administrator
3 32 (9.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 31 (9.17%) Operations Analyst
5 22 (6.51%) Consultant
5 22 (6.51%) UNIX Administrator
6 21 (6.21%) Support Engineer
7 19 (5.62%) Linux Engineer
7 19 (5.62%) Storage Engineer
8 18 (5.33%) Storage Administrator
9 17 (5.03%) 3rd Line Support
10 16 (4.73%) Systems Engineer
11 14 (4.14%) Storage Systems Administrator
11 14 (4.14%) Wintel Engineer
11 14 (4.14%) Server Engineer
12 13 (3.85%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 13 (3.85%) Architect
12 13 (3.85%) Backup Engineer
13 10 (2.96%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.44%) Middleware
2 9 (2.66%) Flash
3 5 (1.48%) Web Services
4 3 (0.89%) X-Windows
4 3 (0.89%) LAMP
4 3 (0.89%) HTML
5 2 (0.59%) .NET Framework
5 2 (0.59%) WCF
5 2 (0.59%) Application Packaging
5 2 (0.59%) Ajax
5 2 (0.59%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (0.59%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (0.59%) .NET
5 2 (0.59%) ADO.NET
5 2 (0.59%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.59%) CSS
6 1 (0.30%) XML
6 1 (0.30%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (10.06%) Clustering
2 30 (8.88%) Hedge funds
3 24 (7.10%) CLARiiON
4 21 (6.21%) Replication
5 16 (4.73%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (4.44%) Blackberry
7 12 (3.55%) IBM XIV
8 10 (2.96%) AS400
8 10 (2.96%) Management Information System
9 9 (2.66%) Thin Client
9 9 (2.66%) SecurID
9 9 (2.66%) Fat Client
10 8 (2.37%) VAX
11 7 (2.07%) Celerra
12 6 (1.78%) Client/Server
12 6 (1.78%) Mainframe
13 5 (1.48%) EqualLogic
14 4 (1.18%) Statistics
15 3 (0.89%) HACMP
15 3 (0.89%) EMC Centera
Operating Systems
1 200 (59.17%) Windows
2 117 (34.62%) UNIX
3 114 (33.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 103 (30.47%) Linux
5 91 (26.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 66 (19.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 66 (19.53%) Solaris
7 49 (14.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 25 (7.40%) Windows 7
9 20 (5.92%) AIX
10 10 (2.96%) Windows 2000
10 10 (2.96%) Windows XP
10 10 (2.96%) VMS
10 10 (2.96%) HPUX
11 5 (1.48%) SUSE
11 5 (1.48%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.89%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.89%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.30%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (19.53%) ITIL
2 46 (13.61%) Disaster Recovery
3 25 (7.40%) Migration
4 24 (7.10%) Change Management
5 17 (5.03%) Problem Management
6 14 (4.14%) Capacity Management
6 14 (4.14%) Network Monitoring
7 13 (3.85%) Service Management
7 13 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
7 13 (3.85%) Change Control
8 12 (3.55%) Time Management
9 8 (2.37%) Incident Management
9 8 (2.37%) Capacity Planning
9 8 (2.37%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (2.07%) Project Planning
10 7 (2.07%) Web Development
11 6 (1.78%) Project Management
11 6 (1.78%) People Management
11 6 (1.78%) Kalman Filter
12 5 (1.48%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 34 (10.06%) Shell Script
2 27 (7.99%) SQL
3 26 (7.69%) Perl
4 23 (6.80%) PowerShell
5 16 (4.73%) VB
6 14 (4.14%) C
7 13 (3.85%) Korn
8 10 (2.96%) Bourne shell
8 10 (2.96%) Java
9 5 (1.48%) VBA
9 5 (1.48%) VBScript
10 4 (1.18%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.89%) C#
11 3 (0.89%) Python
12 2 (0.59%) Ruby
12 2 (0.59%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.59%) PHP
12 2 (0.59%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.59%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.59%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 68 (20.12%) Security Cleared
2 36 (10.65%) DV Cleared
3 34 (10.06%) SC Cleared
4 29 (8.58%) Microsoft Certification
5 25 (7.40%) MCSE
6 13 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (3.55%) CCNA
8 11 (3.25%) CCA
8 11 (3.25%) Citrix Certification
9 10 (2.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 10 (2.96%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (2.37%) Degree
10 8 (2.37%) HNC
11 7 (2.07%) VCP5
12 5 (1.48%) VCP4
13 4 (1.18%) MCP
14 3 (0.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 3 (0.89%) RHCE
14 3 (0.89%) CCNP
15 2 (0.59%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (16.86%) SLA
2 3 (0.89%) QA
System Software
1 146 (43.20%) Active Directory
2 63 (18.64%) vSphere
3 55 (16.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 45 (13.31%) VMware ESX
5 28 (8.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 19 (5.62%) XenApp
7 18 (5.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 16 (4.73%) NFS
9 13 (3.85%) Hyper-V
10 12 (3.55%) Veritas File System
11 11 (3.25%) vCloud
12 9 (2.66%) Terminal Services
13 8 (2.37%) DFS Replication
13 8 (2.37%) VMware ESXi
13 8 (2.37%) ISA Server
14 6 (1.78%) SRDF
15 4 (1.18%) XenDesktop
16 3 (0.89%) MetaFrame
16 3 (0.89%) XenServer
17 2 (0.59%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 50 (14.79%) SCOM
2 48 (14.20%) Backup Exec
3 46 (13.61%) Control-M
4 42 (12.43%) SCCM
5 32 (9.47%) HP SIM
6 27 (7.99%) Tivoli
7 26 (7.69%) Nagios
8 23 (6.80%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 17 (5.03%) BMC PATROL
10 14 (4.14%) Puppet
10 14 (4.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 14 (4.14%) Legato
11 13 (3.85%) Tivoli NetView
11 13 (3.85%) Norton AntiVirus
11 13 (3.85%) WSUS
12 12 (3.55%) EMC NetWorker
13 11 (3.25%) OpenView
14 9 (2.66%) Netcool
15 7 (2.07%) ARCserve
15 7 (2.07%) EMC Navisphere
Vendors
1 148 (43.79%) VMware
2 142 (42.01%) Microsoft
3 132 (39.05%) Symantec
4 122 (36.09%) HP
5 107 (31.66%) Veritas
6 87 (25.74%) EMC
7 76 (22.49%) Citrix
8 65 (19.23%) IBM
9 64 (18.93%) Red Hat
10 53 (15.68%) Cisco
11 42 (12.43%) NetApp
12 32 (9.47%) 3PAR
13 30 (8.88%) Brocade
14 25 (7.40%) Oracle
15 24 (7.10%) BMC
16 21 (6.21%) Lotus
16 21 (6.21%) Remedy
16 21 (6.21%) Altiris
17 19 (5.62%) Dell
18 17 (5.03%) Intel
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