Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for HP Data Protector skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited HP Data Protector over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the 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.

HP Data Protector
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 832 823 867
Rank change year-on-year -9 +44 -22
Contract jobs citing HP Data Protector 57 63 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.056% 0.060% 0.032%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.49% 0.54% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 43 25
UK median daily rate £310 £375 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.33% +42.86% -19.23%
10th Percentile £175 £225 £155
90th Percentile £383 £485 £343
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £375 £256
% change year-on-year -17.33% +46.34% -21.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
UK median hourly rate - - £17.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £20.00

HP Data Protector is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 11554 11638 9814
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.32% 11.01% 8.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 7815 7439 5986
UK median daily rate £475 £442 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.47% +10.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £263 £260 £230
90th Percentile £625 £588 £573
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 285 269 333
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £19.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +10.35% -4.42%
10th Percentile £10.95 £12.75 £11.17
90th Percentile £47.30 £43.28 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.87 £23.50 £19.03
% change year-on-year -32.49% +23.49% -5.13%

HP Data Protector
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing HP Data Protector as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for HP Data Protector in the UK

HP Data Protector
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing HP Data Protector.

Contractor daily rate trend for HP Data Protector in the UK

HP Data Protector
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP Data Protector over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HP Data Protector in the UK

HP Data Protector
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP Data Protector.

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP Data Protector in the UK

HP Data Protector
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP Data Protector within the UK 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
UK excluding London +31 49 £310 -17.33%
England +31 48 £320 -17.95% 1
North East +79 27 £315 +40.00%
North of England +74 27 £315 +32.63%
Wales - 9 £180 -
London -8 8 £425 +0.89% 1
East of England -15 6 £300 -27.71%
South East -5 5 £238 -40.63%
South West +13 2 £325 -13.33%

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing HP Data Protector also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for HP Data Protector.

1 57 (100.00%) HP
2 51 (89.47%) Windows
3 39 (68.42%) Cisco
4 37 (64.91%) Linux
4 37 (64.91%) SAN
5 36 (63.16%) Symantec
6 33 (57.89%) NetBackup
7 32 (56.14%) Fibre Channel
8 31 (54.39%) AIX
9 30 (52.63%) ITIL
10 27 (47.37%) Solaris
10 27 (47.37%) VMware
11 26 (45.61%) Brocade
11 26 (45.61%) EMC NetWorker
11 26 (45.61%) EMC
12 25 (43.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 25 (43.86%) Backup Exec
13 23 (40.35%) Replication
13 23 (40.35%) Veritas
13 23 (40.35%) Active Directory
13 23 (40.35%) IBM
14 22 (38.60%) Microsoft
15 20 (35.09%) Security Cleared
15 20 (35.09%) Veeam
16 18 (31.58%) Performance Tuning
17 17 (29.82%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
17 17 (29.82%) VMware Infrastructure
18 16 (28.07%) SC Cleared
19 15 (26.32%) Firewall
20 14 (24.56%) PowerShell

HP Data Protector
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 10 (17.54%) MS Exchange
2 6 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 6 (10.53%) Skype for Business
3 2 (3.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.75%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.75%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 37 (64.91%) SAN
2 32 (56.14%) Fibre Channel
3 15 (26.32%) Firewall
4 10 (17.54%) DHCP
4 10 (17.54%) DNS
5 9 (15.79%) Internet
5 9 (15.79%) iSCSI
5 9 (15.79%) TCP/IP
6 6 (10.53%) NAS
7 3 (5.26%) LAN
7 3 (5.26%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (5.26%) WAN
8 2 (3.51%) ADSL
8 2 (3.51%) Intranet
8 2 (3.51%) ISDN
8 2 (3.51%) PSTN
9 1 (1.75%) Junos
9 1 (1.75%) VPN
9 1 (1.75%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (1.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (43.86%) Backup Engineer
2 17 (29.82%) Storage Engineer
3 16 (28.07%) Storage and Backup Engineer
4 8 (14.04%) Server Engineer
4 8 (14.04%) Support Engineer
4 8 (14.04%) Technical Support
5 7 (12.28%) Analyst
5 7 (12.28%) Technical Engineer
5 7 (12.28%) Technical Support Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) 1st Line Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) 1st Line Support
6 4 (7.02%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) 1st Line Technical Support
6 4 (7.02%) NetBackup Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Server Support
6 4 (7.02%) Server Support Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Storage Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) Windows Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) EMC Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Windows Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 23 (40.35%) Replication
2 13 (22.81%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (15.79%) Clustering
3 9 (15.79%) HP Storage
4 2 (3.51%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.75%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 51 (89.47%) Windows
2 37 (64.91%) Linux
3 31 (54.39%) AIX
4 27 (47.37%) Solaris
5 14 (24.56%) Windows Server
6 7 (12.28%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (8.77%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (5.26%) Windows 7
10 2 (3.51%) CentOS
10 2 (3.51%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.75%) HPUX
11 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.75%) Unix
11 1 (1.75%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.75%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (52.63%) ITIL
2 18 (31.58%) Performance Tuning
3 13 (22.81%) Quality Management
4 12 (21.05%) QMS
4 12 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (17.54%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (7.02%) Incident Management
6 4 (7.02%) Problem Management
7 3 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (5.26%) High Availability
7 3 (5.26%) ITSM
8 2 (3.51%) Analytical Thinking
8 2 (3.51%) Change Control
8 2 (3.51%) Fault Analysis
9 1 (1.75%) Proactive Monitoring
9 1 (1.75%) Server Building
9 1 (1.75%) Technical Analysis
9 1 (1.75%) Ticket Management
9 1 (1.75%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (24.56%) PowerShell
2 11 (19.30%) SQL
3 7 (12.28%) VBScript
4 3 (5.26%) Bash Shell
4 3 (5.26%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.75%) Java
Qualifications
1 20 (35.09%) Security Cleared
2 16 (28.07%) SC Cleared
3 10 (17.54%) CCNA
3 10 (17.54%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (14.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (12.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 6 (10.53%) MCSA
6 6 (10.53%) MCSE
7 5 (8.77%) Degree
7 5 (8.77%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (8.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.75%) CCNP
8 1 (1.75%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (1.75%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.75%) ISEB
8 1 (1.75%) ISTQB
8 1 (1.75%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.53%) SLA
2 1 (1.75%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (40.35%) Active Directory
2 17 (29.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (15.79%) Hyper-V
3 9 (15.79%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (10.53%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.75%) Firmware
5 1 (1.75%) NFS
5 1 (1.75%) vSphere
5 1 (1.75%) XenApp
5 1 (1.75%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 33 (57.89%) NetBackup
2 26 (45.61%) EMC NetWorker
3 25 (43.86%) Backup Exec
3 25 (43.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 17 (29.82%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 10 (17.54%) Tivoli
6 9 (15.79%) SCCM
7 6 (10.53%) Microsoft Clustering
8 5 (8.77%) Norton AntiVirus
8 5 (8.77%) SCOM
9 2 (3.51%) DameWare
9 2 (3.51%) Puppet
9 2 (3.51%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 2 (3.51%) Terraform
9 2 (3.51%) vCenter Server
9 2 (3.51%) WSUS
10 1 (1.75%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 1 (1.75%) FortiGate
10 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 57 (100.00%) HP
2 39 (68.42%) Cisco
3 36 (63.16%) Symantec
4 27 (47.37%) VMware
5 26 (45.61%) Brocade
5 26 (45.61%) EMC
6 23 (40.35%) IBM
6 23 (40.35%) Veritas
7 22 (38.60%) Microsoft
8 20 (35.09%) Veeam
9 14 (24.56%) Citrix
10 8 (14.04%) NetApp
11 7 (12.28%) Dell
12 6 (10.53%) 3PAR
12 6 (10.53%) CommVault
12 6 (10.53%) EqualLogic
12 6 (10.53%) Juniper
12 6 (10.53%) SolarWinds
13 3 (5.26%) Extreme Networks
13 3 (5.26%) RedGate