Period
to 14 November 2018

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 14 November 2018 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 690 600 602
Rank change year-on-year -90 +2 +47
Contract jobs citing NetBackup 211 293 301
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.28% 0.28%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.41% 2.42% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 180 202
UK median daily rate £375 £325 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -10.96% +12.31%
10th Percentile £262 £219 £225
90th Percentile £553 £526 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £320 £350
% change year-on-year +9.38% -8.57% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 10
UK median hourly rate £11.75 £23.50 £32.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% -27.13% +19.44%
10th Percentile £10.50 £15.51 £20.08
90th Percentile £17.85 £27.50 £45.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.38 £17.44 £43.50
% change year-on-year -34.78% -59.91% +61.11%

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 14,928 12,119 12,138
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.31% 11.76% 11.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,075 8,157 7,739
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% +9.38%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £260
90th Percentile £650 £622 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +6.06% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 392 294 278
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -23.08% +16.67%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.00 £13.00
90th Percentile £47.00 £47.50 £48.49
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.19 £25.88
% change year-on-year +8.09% -37.43% +32.69%

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 14 November 2018.

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
Top 15 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 14 November 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 -62 191 £375 +11.11% 19
UK excluding London -80 146 £350 +9.38% 15
London -24 63 £403 -10.56% 4
North of England -3 55 £313 +0.81% 6
South East -56 44 £383 +19.53% 2
Yorkshire +18 32 £325 -18.75% 4
North West +2 22 £285 +1.79% 2
South West -24 13 £450 +0.11% 2
Scotland -10 12 £425 +47.83%
East of England +8 8 £375 +15.38% 1
Midlands -18 8 £350 +7.69% 4
Wales -30 6 £375 +93.80%
East Midlands +16 5 £350 +7.69%
West Midlands -40 3 £220 -21.43% 4
North East -36 1 - -

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing NetBackup also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for NetBackup.

1 137 (64.93%) Windows
2 114 (54.03%) VMware
3 92 (43.60%) Veritas
4 82 (38.86%) Linux
5 78 (36.97%) SAN
6 68 (32.23%) EMC
7 66 (31.28%) Unix
8 65 (30.81%) VMware Infrastructure
8 65 (30.81%) Windows Server
9 59 (27.96%) Active Directory
10 53 (25.12%) HP
11 52 (24.64%) Microsoft
11 52 (24.64%) SQL
12 46 (21.80%) Amazon AWS
13 45 (21.33%) ITIL
14 42 (19.91%) SQL Server
14 42 (19.91%) SCCM
15 41 (19.43%) Oracle
15 41 (19.43%) NetApp
16 40 (18.96%) PowerShell
17 39 (18.48%) Data Centre
18 38 (18.01%) DNS
18 38 (18.01%) IBM
18 38 (18.01%) Solaris
19 37 (17.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 36 (17.06%) Cisco
20 36 (17.06%) Symantec
21 35 (16.59%) MS Exchange
22 34 (16.11%) Finance
23 31 (14.69%) NAS

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 35 (16.59%) MS Exchange
2 18 (8.53%) SharePoint
3 14 (6.64%) IIS
4 12 (5.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (5.69%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (3.32%) Skype for Business
6 6 (2.84%) IBM Notes
6 6 (2.84%) JBoss
6 6 (2.84%) WildFly
7 5 (2.37%) Apache
7 5 (2.37%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (1.42%) Live Communications Server
8 3 (1.42%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.95%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.47%) Confluence
10 1 (0.47%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (4.74%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (3.32%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.90%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (1.42%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (1.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 46 (21.80%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (10.90%) Office 365
3 12 (5.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (4.27%) IaaS
5 8 (3.79%) PaaS
6 7 (3.32%) Amazon Glacier
7 3 (1.42%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (1.42%) Mimecast
8 2 (0.95%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (0.95%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 78 (36.97%) SAN
2 38 (18.01%) DNS
3 31 (14.69%) NAS
4 17 (8.06%) DHCP
5 16 (7.58%) TCP/IP
6 15 (7.11%) iSCSI
7 12 (5.69%) FCoE
8 9 (4.27%) Fibre Channel
8 9 (4.27%) Firewall
8 9 (4.27%) SSH
9 8 (3.79%) Internet
9 8 (3.79%) LAN
9 8 (3.79%) WAN
10 7 (3.32%) Skype
10 7 (3.32%) VSAN
11 6 (2.84%) Remote Desktop
12 4 (1.90%) Cisco IOS
12 4 (1.90%) NetScaler
12 4 (1.90%) SMTP
12 4 (1.90%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (19.91%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (2.84%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (2.37%) Big Data
4 5 (2.37%) Hadoop
4 5 (2.37%) MongoDB
4 5 (2.37%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.42%) MS Access
5 3 (1.42%) MySQL
6 1 (0.47%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (0.95%) JIRA
1 2 (0.95%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.47%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.47%) Jenkins
General
1 34 (16.11%) Finance
2 12 (5.69%) Banking
3 6 (2.84%) Law
4 5 (2.37%) Retail
5 4 (1.90%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.42%) Publishing
7 2 (0.95%) Games
7 2 (0.95%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.95%) Local Government
8 1 (0.47%) Legal
8 1 (0.47%) Military
Job Titles
1 28 (13.27%) NetBackup Engineer
2 24 (11.37%) Analyst
2 24 (11.37%) Storage Engineer
3 22 (10.43%) Administrator
4 20 (9.48%) Backup Engineer
4 20 (9.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 14 (6.64%) Systems Administrator
6 12 (5.69%) Architect
6 12 (5.69%) Support Engineer
7 11 (5.21%) Consultant
7 11 (5.21%) Storage and Backup Engineer
7 11 (5.21%) Systems Engineer
8 9 (4.27%) Desktop Engineer
8 9 (4.27%) Desktop Support
9 8 (3.79%) Storage Analyst
10 7 (3.32%) Cloud Engineer
10 7 (3.32%) Unix Administrator
10 7 (3.32%) Wintel Engineer
11 6 (2.84%) Infrastructure Support
11 6 (2.84%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.16%) Middleware
2 10 (4.74%) Web Services
3 9 (4.27%) LDAP
4 6 (2.84%) Elastic Stack
5 4 (1.90%) .NET
5 4 (1.90%) .NET Core
6 3 (1.42%) Apache Axis
6 3 (1.42%) Flash
6 3 (1.42%) LAMP
6 3 (1.42%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 1 (0.47%) JSON
7 1 (0.47%) SAML
7 1 (0.47%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 39 (18.48%) Data Centre
2 20 (9.48%) Clustering
3 16 (7.58%) EMC VNX
4 8 (3.79%) CLARiiON
4 8 (3.79%) EMC VMAX
4 8 (3.79%) Fat Client
4 8 (3.79%) Thin Client
5 7 (3.32%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.84%) Client/Server
6 6 (2.84%) Linux Command Line
6 6 (2.84%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.84%) Replication
7 5 (2.37%) Enterprise Storage
8 4 (1.90%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (1.90%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (1.90%) Virtual Team
9 3 (1.42%) CESG
9 3 (1.42%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.42%) PKI
9 3 (1.42%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 137 (64.93%) Windows
2 82 (38.86%) Linux
3 66 (31.28%) Unix
4 65 (30.81%) Windows Server
5 38 (18.01%) Solaris
6 37 (17.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 26 (12.32%) Windows Server 2008
8 22 (10.43%) Windows Server 2012
9 16 (7.58%) AIX
9 16 (7.58%) Windows 10
10 14 (6.64%) Windows Server 2003
11 13 (6.16%) Windows XP
12 10 (4.74%) Windows 7
13 6 (2.84%) CentOS
14 4 (1.90%) HPUX
15 2 (0.95%) Data ONTAP
15 2 (0.95%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (21.33%) ITIL
2 30 (14.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 22 (10.43%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (9.00%) Problem-Solving
5 17 (8.06%) Change Management
5 17 (8.06%) Server Management
6 16 (7.58%) Capacity Planning
7 15 (7.11%) Capacity Management
7 15 (7.11%) Data Protection
7 15 (7.11%) Migration
8 14 (6.64%) Storage Management
9 13 (6.16%) Disaster Recovery
10 12 (5.69%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (4.74%) DevOps
11 10 (4.74%) Network Load Balancing
11 10 (4.74%) Proactive Monitoring
12 9 (4.27%) PRINCE
13 8 (3.79%) Service Delivery
13 8 (3.79%) Virtual Environments
14 7 (3.32%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (24.64%) SQL
2 40 (18.96%) PowerShell
3 24 (11.37%) Bash Shell
4 18 (8.53%) JavaScript
5 17 (8.06%) Perl
6 15 (7.11%) Python
7 10 (4.74%) Java
8 8 (3.79%) Shell Script
9 6 (2.84%) Ruby
10 4 (1.90%) AWK
10 4 (1.90%) Bourne shell
10 4 (1.90%) C
10 4 (1.90%) C#
10 4 (1.90%) Korn
11 1 (0.47%) PHP
11 1 (0.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 30 (14.22%) Security Cleared
2 26 (12.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (9.48%) MCSE
4 18 (8.53%) SC Cleared
5 12 (5.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 10 (4.74%) DV Cleared
7 8 (3.79%) Novell Certification
7 8 (3.79%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (3.32%) MCITP
9 5 (2.37%) Degree
9 5 (2.37%) VCAP
10 4 (1.90%) CCNA
10 4 (1.90%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (1.90%) Citrix Certification
10 4 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (1.90%) VCP6
11 3 (1.42%) MCSA
11 3 (1.42%) OCA
11 3 (1.42%) OCP
11 3 (1.42%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.37%) SLA
2 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 65 (30.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 59 (27.96%) Active Directory
3 30 (14.22%) vSphere
4 28 (13.27%) VMware ESXi
5 26 (12.32%) Hyper-V
6 9 (4.27%) Virtual Desktop
6 9 (4.27%) XenApp
7 8 (3.79%) IAG
7 8 (3.79%) UAG
7 8 (3.79%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 7 (3.32%) Virtual Servers
9 6 (2.84%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (2.84%) VMware Workstation
10 5 (2.37%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 5 (2.37%) NFS
10 5 (2.37%) VMware NSX
11 4 (1.90%) GlusterFS
12 3 (1.42%) ISA Server
12 3 (1.42%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (1.42%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 42 (19.91%) SCCM
2 26 (12.32%) SCOM
3 14 (6.64%) Backup Exec
3 14 (6.64%) Microsoft Clustering
4 13 (6.16%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (5.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 11 (5.21%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 10 (4.74%) Nagios
6 10 (4.74%) Puppet
6 10 (4.74%) WSUS
7 9 (4.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 7 (3.32%) Norton AntiVirus
8 7 (3.32%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 7 (3.32%) Tivoli
9 6 (2.84%) Failover Clustering
9 6 (2.84%) Grafana
9 6 (2.84%) McAfee ePO
9 6 (2.84%) Netcool
9 6 (2.84%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 6 (2.84%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 114 (54.03%) VMware
2 92 (43.60%) Veritas
3 68 (32.23%) EMC
4 53 (25.12%) HP
5 52 (24.64%) Microsoft
6 41 (19.43%) NetApp
6 41 (19.43%) Oracle
7 38 (18.01%) IBM
8 36 (17.06%) Cisco
8 36 (17.06%) Symantec
9 30 (14.22%) Citrix
10 27 (12.80%) Dell
11 24 (11.37%) Red Hat
12 23 (10.90%) Google
13 20 (9.48%) McAfee
14 18 (8.53%) Brocade
14 18 (8.53%) SolarWinds
15 15 (7.11%) Veeam
16 12 (5.69%) Isilon
16 12 (5.69%) Sun