Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for NetBackup skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited NetBackup over the 6 months to 23 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.

Veritas NetBackup
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 602 608 645
Rank change year-on-year +6 +37 -58
Contract jobs citing NetBackup 290 291 255
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.28% 0.22%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.49% 2.50% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 199 158
UK median daily rate £325 £365 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.96% +11.45% -6.43%
10th Percentile £247 £225 £200
90th Percentile £525 £488 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £350 £330
% change year-on-year -8.57% +6.06% +1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 9
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £26.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.62% -3.70% -14.29%
10th Percentile £15.51 £18.50 £20.45
90th Percentile £27.50 £45.00 £28.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.44 £42.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year -58.48% +55.56% -10.00%

NetBackup 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 11664 11633 9758
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.31% 11.05% 8.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 7893 7438 5957
UK median daily rate £475 £445 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.74% +11.25% +3.36%
10th Percentile £263 £260 £231
90th Percentile £625 £588 £574
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +4.38% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 287 269 333
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £20.73 £19.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.58% +8.93% -2.41%
10th Percentile £10.97 £12.50 £11.17
90th Percentile £47.50 £43.28 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.73 £21.63 £19.03
% change year-on-year -27.26% +13.64% -5.13%

NetBackup
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing NetBackup as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for NetBackup in the UK

NetBackup
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NetBackup in the UK

NetBackup
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NetBackup over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NetBackup in the UK

NetBackup
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for NetBackup in the UK

NetBackup
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing NetBackup over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for NetBackup in the UK

NetBackup
Top 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NetBackup within the UK over the 6 months to 23 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
England +5 261 £338 -10.00% 9
UK excluding London +32 208 £320 -8.57% 6
South East +11 88 £320 -8.57% 2
London -4 81 £450 +0.56% 3
North of England +52 50 £310 +10.71% 1
North East +77 37 £310 +29.17%
Wales +28 16 £195 -56.67%
Midlands +25 16 £350 +7.69% 1
West Midlands +35 14 £280 -13.85% 1
East of England -13 14 £325 -27.78%
South West -26 12 £425 +11.48% 2
North West +10 11 £280 +21.12% 1
Scotland -6 8 £288 -17.86%
Northern Ireland - 4 £345 -
Yorkshire +9 2 £400 +24.03%
East Midlands -9 2 £350 -12.50%

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing NetBackup 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 NetBackup.

1 181 (62.41%) Windows
2 148 (51.03%) SAN
3 117 (40.34%) Linux
4 116 (40.00%) Veritas
5 112 (38.62%) Solaris
6 109 (37.59%) Active Directory
7 104 (35.86%) Symantec
8 103 (35.52%) VMware
9 98 (33.79%) Microsoft
10 94 (32.41%) HP
11 93 (32.07%) Unix
12 90 (31.03%) EMC
13 83 (28.62%) Security Cleared
14 79 (27.24%) Brocade
15 76 (26.21%) ITIL
16 75 (25.86%) Fibre Channel
17 70 (24.14%) NetApp
17 70 (24.14%) Windows Server
18 69 (23.79%) Cisco
18 69 (23.79%) Finance
19 60 (20.69%) NAS
20 59 (20.34%) VMware ESXi
20 59 (20.34%) VMware Infrastructure
20 59 (20.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 59 (20.34%) Oracle
21 54 (18.62%) SC Cleared
21 54 (18.62%) Windows Server 2012
22 53 (18.28%) Red Hat
23 52 (17.93%) Citrix
24 50 (17.24%) Disaster Recovery

NetBackup
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 42 (14.48%) MS Exchange
2 39 (13.45%) SharePoint
3 15 (5.17%) Skype for Business
4 12 (4.14%) IIS
5 8 (2.76%) JBoss
6 7 (2.41%) WildFly
7 6 (2.07%) Apache
7 6 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (2.07%) SAS
7 6 (2.07%) Tomcat
8 5 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (1.72%) IBM Notes
9 3 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (1.03%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.69%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.34%) IBM Domino
11 1 (0.34%) Live Communications Server
11 1 (0.34%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (5.86%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (3.10%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (1.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.69%) Bankmaster
Cloud Services
1 18 (6.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (4.83%) Cloud Computing
3 13 (4.48%) Office 365
4 7 (2.41%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (2.07%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.34%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 148 (51.03%) SAN
2 75 (25.86%) Fibre Channel
3 60 (20.69%) NAS
4 47 (16.21%) DNS
5 44 (15.17%) DHCP
6 28 (9.66%) TCP/IP
7 18 (6.21%) Firewall
8 17 (5.86%) iSCSI
9 12 (4.14%) LAN
9 12 (4.14%) LDAP
9 12 (4.14%) SSH
10 10 (3.45%) WAN
11 9 (3.10%) SMTP
12 8 (2.76%) Network Security
13 7 (2.41%) Wireshark
14 6 (2.07%) FTP
14 6 (2.07%) Remote Desktop
15 4 (1.38%) Avaya Modular Messaging
15 4 (1.38%) HTTP
15 4 (1.38%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (14.14%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.52%) Oracle Database
3 10 (3.45%) ObjectStore
4 7 (2.41%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (1.38%) Oracle Database 12c
6 4 (1.38%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.69%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.69%) Sybase ASE
9 1 (0.34%) MS Access
9 1 (0.34%) SAP HANA
9 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (0.69%) JIRA
1 2 (0.69%) Subversion
2 1 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 69 (23.79%) Finance
2 28 (9.66%) Legal
3 20 (6.90%) Banking
4 8 (2.76%) Local Government
5 4 (1.38%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (1.38%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.03%) Advertising
7 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.34%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.34%) Military
Job Titles
1 52 (17.93%) Administrator
2 37 (12.76%) Storage Engineer
2 37 (12.76%) Systems Administrator
3 30 (10.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 26 (8.97%) Backup Engineer
5 24 (8.28%) NetApp Engineer
6 23 (7.93%) Analyst
6 23 (7.93%) Support Engineer
7 17 (5.86%) 2nd Line Support
8 16 (5.52%) Storage and Backup Engineer
8 16 (5.52%) Unix Administrator
9 15 (5.17%) Architect
9 15 (5.17%) Solaris Administrator
9 15 (5.17%) Unix Engineer
10 13 (4.48%) NetBackup Engineer
10 13 (4.48%) Storage Administrator
10 13 (4.48%) Unix Systems Administrator
11 12 (4.14%) 3rd Line Support
11 12 (4.14%) Infrastructure Support
11 12 (4.14%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.76%) Middleware
1 8 (2.76%) Web Services
2 4 (1.38%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 2 (0.69%) CGI
4 1 (0.34%) .NET
4 1 (0.34%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.34%) ADO
4 1 (0.34%) Spring
4 1 (0.34%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 37 (12.76%) Enterprise Storage
2 35 (12.07%) Replication
3 34 (11.72%) Clustering
4 27 (9.31%) Data Centre
5 14 (4.83%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (4.48%) Management Information System
7 12 (4.14%) Computer Science
8 11 (3.79%) EMC VNX
9 10 (3.45%) Client/Server
9 10 (3.45%) EMC VMAX
10 9 (3.10%) HP Storage
10 9 (3.10%) PKI
11 7 (2.41%) Online Banking
12 6 (2.07%) Microsoft Licensing
12 6 (2.07%) VxBlock/Vblock
13 5 (1.72%) Private Cloud
14 4 (1.38%) iPad
14 4 (1.38%) NHS
15 3 (1.03%) Smartcard
16 2 (0.69%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 181 (62.41%) Windows
2 117 (40.34%) Linux
3 112 (38.62%) Solaris
4 93 (32.07%) Unix
5 70 (24.14%) Windows Server
6 59 (20.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 54 (18.62%) Windows Server 2012
8 48 (16.55%) AIX
9 45 (15.52%) Windows Server 2008
10 33 (11.38%) Windows Server 2003
11 17 (5.86%) Windows 7
12 15 (5.17%) Windows XP
13 12 (4.14%) Oracle Linux
13 12 (4.14%) SUSE
14 10 (3.45%) CentOS
15 5 (1.72%) Windows 10
15 5 (1.72%) Windows 8
16 3 (1.03%) Data ONTAP
16 3 (1.03%) HPUX
16 3 (1.03%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (26.21%) ITIL
2 50 (17.24%) Disaster Recovery
3 46 (15.86%) Migration
4 43 (14.83%) Performance Monitoring
5 39 (13.45%) Load Balancing
6 28 (9.66%) Change Management
7 26 (8.97%) High Availability
7 26 (8.97%) Problem Management
8 21 (7.24%) Service Delivery
9 20 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
10 19 (6.55%) Capacity Planning
11 18 (6.21%) Incident Management
12 15 (5.17%) Capacity Management
12 15 (5.17%) Data Migration
12 15 (5.17%) Quality Management
12 15 (5.17%) Service Management
13 14 (4.83%) Project Management
13 14 (4.83%) QMS
14 11 (3.79%) ITIL V3
15 10 (3.45%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 44 (15.17%) PowerShell
2 36 (12.41%) SQL
3 34 (11.72%) Perl
4 31 (10.69%) Shell Script
5 17 (5.86%) Python
6 14 (4.83%) Java
7 13 (4.48%) C#
8 11 (3.79%) Bash Shell
8 11 (3.79%) Korn
9 8 (2.76%) VBScript
10 7 (2.41%) Ruby
11 6 (2.07%) Bourne shell
12 5 (1.72%) AWK
13 4 (1.38%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 83 (28.62%) Security Cleared
2 54 (18.62%) SC Cleared
3 32 (11.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 23 (7.93%) DV Cleared
5 22 (7.59%) Degree
6 17 (5.86%) MCSE
7 14 (4.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 9 (3.10%) MCSA
9 8 (2.76%) RHCE
10 7 (2.41%) MCP
10 7 (2.41%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (2.07%) CCNA
11 6 (2.07%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (2.07%) Computer Science Degree
12 5 (1.72%) OCA
12 5 (1.72%) OCP
12 5 (1.72%) Oracle Certification
12 5 (1.72%) RHCSA
13 3 (1.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 3 (1.03%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.24%) SLA
2 4 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.69%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 109 (37.59%) Active Directory
2 59 (20.34%) VMware ESXi
2 59 (20.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (14.48%) Hyper-V
4 34 (11.72%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 33 (11.38%) NFS
6 31 (10.69%) Veritas File System
7 21 (7.24%) vSphere
8 10 (3.45%) XenApp
9 8 (2.76%) Oracle RAC
9 8 (2.76%) Terminal Services
10 7 (2.41%) Firmware
11 5 (1.72%) GlusterFS
11 5 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
12 4 (1.38%) Docker
12 4 (1.38%) iptables
12 4 (1.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 4 (1.38%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 4 (1.38%) XenDesktop
13 3 (1.03%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 48 (16.55%) Backup Exec
2 36 (12.41%) EMC NetWorker
3 33 (11.38%) HP Data Protector
4 29 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 29 (10.00%) Puppet
5 28 (9.66%) SCOM
6 26 (8.97%) SCCM
7 25 (8.62%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 18 (6.21%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 15 (5.17%) BladeLogic
9 15 (5.17%) Netcool
9 15 (5.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 10 (3.45%) Microsoft Clustering
10 10 (3.45%) Veritas Storage Foundation
11 9 (3.10%) Tivoli
12 8 (2.76%) Data Guard
12 8 (2.76%) EMC Navisphere
12 8 (2.76%) McAfee ePO
12 8 (2.76%) Oracle RMAN
13 7 (2.41%) WSUS
Vendors
1 116 (40.00%) Veritas
2 104 (35.86%) Symantec
3 103 (35.52%) VMware
4 98 (33.79%) Microsoft
5 94 (32.41%) HP
6 90 (31.03%) EMC
7 79 (27.24%) Brocade
8 70 (24.14%) NetApp
9 69 (23.79%) Cisco
10 59 (20.34%) Oracle
11 53 (18.28%) Red Hat
12 52 (17.93%) Citrix
13 45 (15.52%) IBM
14 35 (12.07%) McAfee
15 24 (8.28%) Veeam
16 21 (7.24%) Hitachi
16 21 (7.24%) Sun
17 20 (6.90%) Dell
18 10 (3.45%) Sophos
19 9 (3.10%) CommVault