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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symantec NetBackup
Rank 99 90 107
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +17
Contract jobs citing NetBackup 15 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.62% 0.59% 0.24%
As % of the Systems Management category 7.54% 8.16% 4.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 1
Average daily rate
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£450 £338 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £360 £388
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -7.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 3
Average hourly rate £20.75 £30.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.83% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.15 £26.75 £28.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.35 £30.00 £29.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.25 £30.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-9.16% +33.33%
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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
199 147 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.24% 7.22% 5.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 98 39
Average daily rate £325 £350 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £230 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £470 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 13 8
Average hourly rate £20.00 £23.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.89% -18.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.63 £11.20 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.90 £30.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.19 £21.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.01% +8.75%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NetBackup across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

NetBackup Daily Rate Histogram 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 21 November 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
Birmingham +8 12 £450 -
Solihull +2 1 £300 -
Coventry - 1 - - 1
Warwickshire - - - -
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England

NetBackup
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (86.96%) VMware
3 16 (69.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (69.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (65.22%) ITIL
5 12 (52.17%) HP
5 12 (52.17%) Security Cleared
6 11 (47.83%) ITIL Certification
6 11 (47.83%) SAN
7 10 (43.48%) Linux
7 10 (43.48%) DHCP
7 10 (43.48%) DNS
7 10 (43.48%) DV Cleared
8 9 (39.13%) Red Hat
8 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
8 9 (39.13%) SCCM
8 9 (39.13%) Symantec
9 8 (34.78%) UNIX
10 7 (30.43%) Solaris
11 6 (26.09%) VB
11 6 (26.09%) TCP/IP
11 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (26.09%) PowerShell
12 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
12 5 (21.74%) VBA
12 5 (21.74%) Disaster Recovery
13 4 (17.39%) Firewall
13 4 (17.39%) Shell Script
13 4 (17.39%) IBM
13 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure

NetBackup
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 11 (47.83%) SAN
2 10 (43.48%) DHCP
2 10 (43.48%) DNS
3 6 (26.09%) TCP/IP
4 4 (17.39%) Firewall
5 1 (4.35%) iSCSI
5 1 (4.35%) NAS
General
1 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.35%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Server Support
1 9 (39.13%) 3rd Line Support
1 9 (39.13%) Server Engineer
1 9 (39.13%) Senior Server Engineer
2 8 (34.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Storage Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) SAN Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) Service Desk Team Leader
6 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Server Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Server Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Team Leader
6 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
1 1 (4.35%) Replication
1 1 (4.35%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (69.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 16 (69.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (43.48%) Linux
4 8 (34.78%) UNIX
5 7 (30.43%) Solaris
6 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) ITIL
2 5 (21.74%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (8.70%) CAD
3 2 (8.70%) Service Management
3 2 (8.70%) Data Protection
3 2 (8.70%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (4.35%) ITIL V3
4 1 (4.35%) Line Management
4 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.35%) Migration
4 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) VB
1 6 (26.09%) PowerShell
2 5 (21.74%) VBA
3 4 (17.39%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.35%) SQL
4 1 (4.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (52.17%) Security Cleared
2 11 (47.83%) ITIL Certification
3 10 (43.48%) DV Cleared
4 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.35%) MCP
5 1 (4.35%) MCSE
5 1 (4.35%) CCNP
5 1 (4.35%) CCNA
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
2 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.35%) XenApp
3 1 (4.35%) vSphere
3 1 (4.35%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 9 (39.13%) SCCM
2 1 (4.35%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (4.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (86.96%) VMware
2 12 (52.17%) HP
3 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
3 9 (39.13%) Red Hat
3 9 (39.13%) Symantec
4 4 (17.39%) IBM
5 3 (13.04%) Brocade
6 2 (8.70%) 3PAR
6 2 (8.70%) Oracle
6 2 (8.70%) StorageTek
6 2 (8.70%) NetApp
7 1 (4.35%) Siemens
7 1 (4.35%) Dell
7 1 (4.35%) Citrix
7 1 (4.35%) Sophos