Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Backup Engineer was £390 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 19 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 > London
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 632 601 596
Rank change year-on-year -31 -5 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Backup Engineer 2 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.004% 0.013% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.014% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 5
London median daily rate £390 £375 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +87.50% -29.82%
England median daily rate £323 £333 £325
% change year-on-year -3.01% +2.31% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
London median hourly rate - £17.50 -
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 London. 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
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 43845 42658 44659
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.85% 95.00% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 31743 30364 31460
London median daily rate £493 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.07% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £268
90th Percentile £663 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 544 553 695
London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.62 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.96% +3.24% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.15 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.63 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +0.68% +2.78% +9.09%

Backup Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Backup Engineer in London

Backup Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Backup Engineer in London

Backup Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Backup Engineer in London

Backup Engineer
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 19 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
Central London -6 1 £430 -
Backup Engineer
England

Backup Engineer Skill Set
Top 27 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 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 London region featuring Backup Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (50.00%) VSAN
2 1 (50.00%) vCenter Server
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) 3PAR
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (50.00%) Server Building
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) EMC VNX
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) CommVault
2 1 (50.00%) DMZ
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Internet

Backup Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 1 (50.00%) DMZ
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) VSAN
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (50.00%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
1 1 (50.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) 3PAR
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) CommVault
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (50.00%) VMware