Period
to 15 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a Backup Administrator was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 15 July 2018.

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
6 months to
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 880 860 897
Rank change year-on-year -20 +37 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Backup Administrator 5 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.005% 0.002% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.002% 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 3
UK median daily rate £450 - £450
10th Percentile £398 - £375
90th Percentile £525 - £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 - £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 98,394 90,833 104,688
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.84% 94.95% 95.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 64,440 58,809 68,083
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £269 £263 £255
90th Percentile £638 £618 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3,168 2,967 3,151
UK median hourly rate £18.09 £18.70 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.26% -4.13% +11.43%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.77 £19.00
% change year-on-year -1.52% -6.47% +11.76%

Backup Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Backup Administrator over the 6 months to 15 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Backup Administrator in the UK

Backup Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Backup Administrator in the UK

Backup Administrator
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Backup Administrator within the UK over the 6 months to 15 July 2018. 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
England +2 5 £450 -
London -34 4 £475 -
UK excluding London -26 1 £375 -
South West - 1 £375 -

Backup Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 15 July 2018, Backup Administrator contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads featuring Backup Administrator in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) EMC
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) SCDPM
3 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (40.00%) Dell Compellent
3 2 (40.00%) Solaris
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) SAN
3 2 (40.00%) Dell
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) NetBackup
4 1 (20.00%) Unix
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (20.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (20.00%) arcserve
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Nimble Storage
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (20.00%) NAS
4 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (20.00%) GPFS
4 1 (20.00%) EMC VNX
4 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (20.00%) EMC NetWorker

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) NAS
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Solaris
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 2 (40.00%) SCDPM
2 1 (20.00%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (20.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (20.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) EMC
2 2 (40.00%) Dell
2 2 (40.00%) Dell Compellent
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) arcserve
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Nimble Storage
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat