Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Backup Engineer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Backup Engineer
England > East of England
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 205 188 196
Rank change year-on-year -17 +8 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Backup Engineer 3 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.059% 0.021% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% 0.021% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
East of England median daily rate £425 £513 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.15% +105.20% -28.57%
10th Percentile £413 £507 £224
90th Percentile £438 £520 £470
England median daily rate £323 £333 £325
% change year-on-year -3.01% +2.31% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
East of England median hourly rate - - £29.48
England median hourly rate - £17.50 £29.46
% change year-on-year - -40.60% -73.81%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
East of England
Contract vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 4804 4662 5665
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.94% 95.67% 95.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2763 2685 3316
East of England median daily rate £413 £388 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% +0.65% +2.67%
10th Percentile £200 £200 £207
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 383 373 537
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £22.25 £20.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.10% +6.28% +4.68%
10th Percentile £11.13 £11.28 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £46.60 £43.75
England median hourly rate £18.66 £18.50 £17.89
% change year-on-year +0.84% +3.41% +8.42%

Backup Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings that featured Backup Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Backup Engineer in the East of England

Backup Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Backup Engineer in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Backup Engineer in the East of England

Backup Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Backup Engineer in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Backup Engineer in the East of England

Backup Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Backup Engineer within the East of England region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire - 2 - -
Essex - 1 £425 -
Backup Engineer
England

Backup Engineer Skill Set
Top 25 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Backup Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region featuring Backup Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) WSUS
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) CommVault
2 2 (66.67%) NetApp
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) SSL
2 2 (66.67%) SLA
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Dell
2 2 (66.67%) EMC
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec
2 2 (66.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (66.67%) Capacity Management
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) SUSE
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (33.33%) NAS

Backup Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) SUSE
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (66.67%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (66.67%) WSUS
2 1 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) CommVault
2 2 (66.67%) Dell
2 2 (66.67%) EMC
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) NetApp
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec
3 1 (33.33%) IBM