The median contractor rate for a Backup Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 29 March 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 / North West
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 157 -
Contract jobs requiring a Backup Engineer 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West - 0.026% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.027% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £375 £260
% change year-on-year -40.00% +44.23%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £11.50 -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
North West
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2454 3648 3409
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 94.97% 94.29% 94.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1531 2178 1787
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 172 206
Median hourly rate £16.18 £24.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.58% +26.31%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £48.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Backup Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West that featured Backup Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Backup Engineer in the North West

Backup Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Backup Engineer in the North West

Backup Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Backup Engineer in the North West

Backup Engineer Skill Set
Top 4 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 North West region featuring Backup Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Machines

Backup Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (100.00%) NetBackup