Period
to 27 October 2021

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 27 October 2021 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
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 739 526 676
Rank change year-on-year -213 +150 +31
Contract jobs citing NetBackup 86 14 141
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.043% 0.17%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.63% 0.27% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 5 92
10th Percentile £305 £235 £272
25th Percentile £372 £250 £310
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £463 £410 £395
Median % change year-on-year +12.80% +3.80% +5.33%
75th Percentile £541 £431 £475
90th Percentile £575 £473 £612
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £250 £389
% change year-on-year +60.00% -35.69% +11.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Median hourly rate £25.00 £13.00 £23.75
Median % change year-on-year +92.31% -45.26% +102.13%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £13.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year - -7.14% +23.08%

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 13,691 5,266 12,514
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.06% 16.27% 14.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,818 3,620 8,613
10th Percentile £356 £313 £270
25th Percentile £450 £405 £388
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £540 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +8.00% - +1.01%
75th Percentile £630 £588 £594
90th Percentile £700 £650 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 187 106 289
10th Percentile £14.25 £12.50 £12.49
25th Percentile £16.00 £14.06 £14.63
Median hourly rate £22.50 £19.75 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year +13.92% -1.25% +14.29%
75th Percentile £48.75 £40.00 £40.00
90th Percentile £64.50 £57.63 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £18.88 £18.25
% change year-on-year +0.66% +3.42% +4.29%

NetBackup
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for NetBackup in the UK

NetBackup
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing NetBackup.

Daily rate trend for NetBackup in the UK

NetBackup
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing NetBackup over the 6 months to 27 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for NetBackup in the UK

NetBackup
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing NetBackup.

Hourly rate trend for NetBackup in the UK

NetBackup
Top 14 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 27 October 2021. 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 -204 50 £438 +32.58% 18
UK excluding London -131 37 £400 +60.00% 17
Work from Home -193 31 £463 +23.33% 4
London -199 18 £507 +11.43% 4
South East -73 9 £400 +60.00% 1
Midlands - 8 £375 - 8
Wales - 7 £500 -
West Midlands - 6 £375 - 4
Scotland - 4 £210 - 4
East of England - 4 £463 -
South West - 3 £320 - 1
Yorkshire -53 2 £304 +21.50% 2
North of England -72 2 £304 +21.50% 3
East Midlands - 2 £348 - 4

For the 6 months to 27 October 2021, 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 57 (66.28%) Windows
2 47 (54.65%) SAN
3 46 (53.49%) Linux
4 44 (51.16%) VMware
5 33 (38.37%) Veritas
6 30 (34.88%) Active Directory
7 29 (33.72%) HP
8 28 (32.56%) Microsoft
9 27 (31.40%) EMC
9 27 (31.40%) NetApp
10 26 (30.23%) DNS
10 26 (30.23%) Windows Server 2012
11 23 (26.74%) Red Hat
12 22 (25.58%) Unix
12 22 (25.58%) Security Cleared
13 21 (24.42%) Cisco
13 21 (24.42%) Windows Server
14 20 (23.26%) Data Centre
14 20 (23.26%) SC Cleared
15 19 (22.09%) Shell Script
15 19 (22.09%) Windows Server 2016
16 18 (20.93%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 18 (20.93%) VMware Infrastructure
17 17 (19.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 17 (19.77%) NAS
17 17 (19.77%) Azure
18 16 (18.60%) Microsoft 365
19 15 (17.44%) Solaris
19 15 (17.44%) ITIL
19 15 (17.44%) Windows Server 2019

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 12 (13.95%) MS Exchange
2 7 (8.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (5.81%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (5.81%) WebSphere
4 3 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (3.49%) IIS
4 3 (3.49%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.33%) Apache
6 1 (1.16%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.16%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 17 (19.77%) Azure
2 16 (18.60%) Microsoft 365
3 6 (6.98%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (5.81%) AWS
5 4 (4.65%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (4.65%) IaaS
5 4 (4.65%) Mimecast
6 3 (3.49%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (2.33%) Cohesity
7 2 (2.33%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 47 (54.65%) SAN
2 26 (30.23%) DNS
3 17 (19.77%) NAS
4 9 (10.47%) DHCP
4 9 (10.47%) TCP/IP
5 7 (8.14%) iSCSI
6 6 (6.98%) Firewall
7 4 (4.65%) Fibre Channel
7 4 (4.65%) FTP
7 4 (4.65%) IPv4
7 4 (4.65%) Network Security
7 4 (4.65%) NX-OS
8 3 (3.49%) VSAN
9 2 (2.33%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (2.33%) NetScaler
10 1 (1.16%) LAN
10 1 (1.16%) SNMP
10 1 (1.16%) Software-Defined Networking
10 1 (1.16%) WAN
10 1 (1.16%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (16.28%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.65%) MySQL
2 4 (4.65%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (3.49%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.49%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (3.49%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (3.49%) RDBMS
3 3 (3.49%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.49%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (3.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.49%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.16%) GitLab
2 1 (1.16%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 14 (16.28%) Social Skills
2 9 (10.47%) Finance
3 7 (8.14%) Dutch Language
3 7 (8.14%) German Language
4 6 (6.98%) Public Sector
5 5 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (5.81%) Banking
5 5 (5.81%) Financial Institution
6 4 (4.65%) Back Office
7 3 (3.49%) Advertising
7 3 (3.49%) Documentation Skills
8 2 (2.33%) Investment Banking
8 2 (2.33%) Telecoms
9 1 (1.16%) Front Office
9 1 (1.16%) Legal
9 1 (1.16%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 16 (18.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (15.12%) Administrator
3 12 (13.95%) Architect
4 10 (11.63%) Consultant
5 9 (10.47%) Storage Engineer
6 7 (8.14%) Technical Architect
7 5 (5.81%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 5 (5.81%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (5.81%) Backup Engineer
7 5 (5.81%) Data Centre Engineer
7 5 (5.81%) Digital Architect
7 5 (5.81%) Digital Technical Architect
7 5 (5.81%) Storage Consultant
7 5 (5.81%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (4.65%) AWS Engineer
8 4 (4.65%) Backup Consultant
8 4 (4.65%) SAN Storage Engineer
8 4 (4.65%) Storage and Backup Consultant
8 4 (4.65%) Storage Architect
8 4 (4.65%) Subject Matter Expert
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.81%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (2.33%) LAMP
3 1 (1.16%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (23.26%) Data Centre
2 7 (8.14%) Enterprise Storage
3 6 (6.98%) Clustering
3 6 (6.98%) Management Information System
4 5 (5.81%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 4 (4.65%) EMC VNX
5 4 (4.65%) IBM Storwize
6 2 (2.33%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.33%) Replication
6 2 (2.33%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (2.33%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.16%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.16%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.16%) EMC VMAX
7 1 (1.16%) HACMP
7 1 (1.16%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.16%) PKI
7 1 (1.16%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 57 (66.28%) Windows
2 46 (53.49%) Linux
3 26 (30.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (25.58%) Unix
5 21 (24.42%) Windows Server
6 19 (22.09%) Windows Server 2016
7 17 (19.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 15 (17.44%) Solaris
8 15 (17.44%) Windows Server 2019
9 14 (16.28%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (12.79%) AIX
11 10 (11.63%) Windows 7
12 9 (10.47%) Windows 10
13 5 (5.81%) HPUX
14 4 (4.65%) Windows 2000
14 4 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
15 3 (3.49%) CentOS
15 3 (3.49%) SUSE
16 2 (2.33%) Oracle Linux
16 2 (2.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (20.93%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 15 (17.44%) ITIL
3 14 (16.28%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (13.95%) Migration
4 12 (13.95%) Patch Management
5 8 (9.30%) Computer Science
6 7 (8.14%) Customer Requirements
6 7 (8.14%) Full Stack Development
7 6 (6.98%) Change Control
7 6 (6.98%) Decision-Making
8 5 (5.81%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (5.81%) Preventative Maintenance
8 5 (5.81%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (5.81%) Security Patching
8 5 (5.81%) Technical Analysis
8 5 (5.81%) Vulnerability Management
9 4 (4.65%) Creative Thinking
9 4 (4.65%) DevOps
9 4 (4.65%) Infrastructure Management
9 4 (4.65%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (22.09%) Shell Script
2 7 (8.14%) PowerShell
3 5 (5.81%) SQL
4 3 (3.49%) Perl
5 2 (2.33%) AWK
5 2 (2.33%) Bourne shell
5 2 (2.33%) Java
5 2 (2.33%) Korn
6 1 (1.16%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.16%) Python
Qualifications
1 22 (25.58%) Security Cleared
2 20 (23.26%) SC Cleared
3 8 (9.30%) Degree
4 6 (6.98%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (4.65%) MCITP
5 4 (4.65%) MCP
5 4 (4.65%) MCSE
5 4 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (4.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (3.49%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.33%) CCA
7 2 (2.33%) CCNA
7 2 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.33%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (2.33%) MCSA
7 2 (2.33%) MCTS
7 2 (2.33%) RHCE
7 2 (2.33%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.33%) SLA
2 1 (1.16%) GDPR
2 1 (1.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 30 (34.88%) Active Directory
2 18 (20.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (13.95%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (11.63%) Hyper-V
5 8 (9.30%) Firmware
6 7 (8.14%) vSphere
7 6 (6.98%) KVM
7 6 (6.98%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 5 (5.81%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (4.65%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 4 (4.65%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (4.65%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 3 (3.49%) NFS
10 3 (3.49%) XenApp
10 3 (3.49%) XenDesktop
11 2 (2.33%) DFS Replication
11 2 (2.33%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 2 (2.33%) GlusterFS
11 2 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (1.16%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 12 (13.95%) vCenter Server
2 11 (12.79%) SCCM
3 7 (8.14%) AirWatch
3 7 (8.14%) Red Hat Satellite
4 6 (6.98%) Ansible
4 6 (6.98%) BMC PATROL
4 6 (6.98%) SCOrch
4 6 (6.98%) Tivoli
5 5 (5.81%) Netcool
5 5 (5.81%) Puppet
5 5 (5.81%) SCOM
5 5 (5.81%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 5 (5.81%) Terraform
5 5 (5.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 4 (4.65%) Cisco CUCM
6 4 (4.65%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (4.65%) WSUS
7 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Intune
7 3 (3.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 3 (3.49%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 44 (51.16%) VMware
2 33 (38.37%) Veritas
3 29 (33.72%) HP
4 28 (32.56%) Microsoft
5 27 (31.40%) EMC
5 27 (31.40%) NetApp
6 23 (26.74%) Red Hat
7 21 (24.42%) Cisco
8 14 (16.28%) Symantec
9 13 (15.12%) Brocade
9 13 (15.12%) IBM
10 12 (13.95%) 3PAR
11 11 (12.79%) Citrix
11 11 (12.79%) Dell
11 11 (12.79%) Hitachi
12 10 (11.63%) Oracle
13 8 (9.30%) SAP
14 7 (8.14%) Nimble Storage
14 7 (8.14%) OpenText
15 6 (6.98%) BMC