The median contractor rate for a Backup Administrator was - per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 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 Administrator
UK
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 636 630
Contract jobs requiring a Backup Administrator 0 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK - 0.008% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.008% 0.002%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Median daily rate - £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 42574 50675 51233
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.79% 95.19% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 27643 32785 30936
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1490 1588 2053
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.93 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Backup Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Backup Administrator in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Backup Administrator in the UK

Backup Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Backup Administrator in the UK

Backup Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Backup Administrator in the UK

Backup Administrator Skill Set
Top 11 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, Backup Administrator 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 featuring Backup Administrator in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 4 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 4 (100.00%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) MCSE
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) RHCE
2 3 (75.00%) Remedy
3 1 (25.00%) Windows

Backup Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) MCSE
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (75.00%) RHCE
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 4 (100.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Remedy
1 3 (75.00%) VMware