The table below looks at the statistics for NetBackup skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NetBackup over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Symantec NetBackup
Rank 106 113 111
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -2
Contract jobs citing NetBackup 9 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.36% 0.47% 0.048%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.92% 8.51% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 0
Average daily rate
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£360 £438 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.82% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% -10.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £28.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-27.43% +41.25%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Systems Management Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
130 141 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.27% 5.52% 6.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 59 84
Average daily rate £313 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £159 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 19 4
Average hourly rate £15.00 £22.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -4.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.07 £20.06 £22.13
% change year-on-year
+5.04% -9.33%

NetBackup
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

NetBackup Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

NetBackup
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing NetBackup across the West Midlands region.

NetBackup Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

NetBackup
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing NetBackup across the West Midlands region.

NetBackup Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

NetBackup
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NetBackup within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Worcestershire - 6 £400 -
Birmingham -2 3 £324 -26.00% 2
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England

NetBackup
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 13 (65.00%) SAN
2 11 (55.00%) Windows
2 11 (55.00%) VMware
3 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (30.00%) ARCserve
5 6 (30.00%) Configuration Management
5 6 (30.00%) Dell
5 6 (30.00%) Solaris
5 6 (30.00%) Linux
5 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
5 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (25.00%) Dell Compellent
6 5 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (25.00%) FalconStor
6 5 (25.00%) vSphere
6 5 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
6 5 (25.00%) Capacity Management
6 5 (25.00%) IBM
6 5 (25.00%) CA
6 5 (25.00%) Symantec
6 5 (25.00%) Brocade
7 4 (20.00%) Backup Exec
7 4 (20.00%) Firewall
7 4 (20.00%) Red Hat
7 4 (20.00%) Shell Script
7 4 (20.00%) Active Directory

NetBackup
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 4 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (10.00%) Lync
4 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (65.00%) SAN
2 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
3 5 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
4 4 (20.00%) Firewall
5 2 (10.00%) Unified Communications
5 2 (10.00%) Internet
5 2 (10.00%) LDAP
5 2 (10.00%) LAN
5 2 (10.00%) WAN
6 1 (5.00%) DHCP
6 1 (5.00%) DNS
6 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (5.00%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (5.00%) Back Office
1 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Storage Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (10.00%) Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) Solaris Systems Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) Solaris Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Backup Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Team Leader
5 1 (5.00%) Server Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Server Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 1 (5.00%) Server Support
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) Windows
2 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (30.00%) Solaris
3 6 (30.00%) Linux
4 4 (20.00%) UNIX
5 3 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Configuration Management
2 5 (25.00%) Capacity Management
2 5 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (15.00%) ITIL
3 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) VB
1 4 (20.00%) Shell Script
1 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (10.00%) VBA
3 1 (5.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (5.00%) BC Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) CCNP
2 1 (5.00%) CCNA
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (25.00%) vSphere
3 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (10.00%) Firmware
4 2 (10.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (10.00%) IAG
4 2 (10.00%) UAG
5 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
5 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (5.00%) XenApp
5 1 (5.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) ARCserve
2 4 (20.00%) Backup Exec
3 2 (10.00%) SCCM
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (5.00%) HP SIM
4 1 (5.00%) WSUS
4 1 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) VMware
2 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (30.00%) Dell
4 5 (25.00%) CA
4 5 (25.00%) IBM
4 5 (25.00%) Brocade
4 5 (25.00%) FalconStor
4 5 (25.00%) Dell Compellent
4 5 (25.00%) Symantec
5 4 (20.00%) Red Hat
6 3 (15.00%) HP
7 2 (10.00%) Cisco
7 2 (10.00%) LANDesk
7 2 (10.00%) Veritas
8 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
8 1 (5.00%) Sophos
8 1 (5.00%) NetApp
8 1 (5.00%) Citrix