Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 732 646 562
Rank change year-on-year -86 -84 +90
Contract jobs citing NetBackup 156 189 333
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.21% 0.31%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.18% 1.95% 3.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 111 213
UK median daily rate £386 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.00% +1.35% +13.41%
10th Percentile £243 £219 £226
90th Percentile £588 £508 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £338 £350
% change year-on-year +18.52% -3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 18
UK median hourly rate £20.50 £17.39 £46.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.88% -62.20% +53.33%
10th Percentile £15.38 £10.00 £34.75
90th Percentile £36.25 £20.25 £52.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £17.39 £47.00
% change year-on-year +23.63% -63.00% +56.67%

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 13,165 9,711 10,948
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.97% 10.74% 10.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,771 6,439 6,947
UK median daily rate £479 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.39% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £276 £273 £263
90th Percentile £631 £606 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £380
% change year-on-year +3.66% +7.89% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 310 218 268
UK median hourly rate £18.25 £23.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.65% +2.22% +12.50%
10th Percentile £11.79 £12.00 £12.75
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.00 £53.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.22 £20.00 £21.33
% change year-on-year -18.93% -6.24% +5.67%

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 25 May 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing NetBackup over the 6 months to 25 May 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 25 May 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 -80 136 £375 -3.23% 17
UK excluding London -35 105 £400 +18.52% 15
London -77 49 £365 -14.12% 7
South East -43 34 £500 +51.52% 9
North of England -10 26 £368 -2.00% 1
North West -1 17 £400 +6.67%
East of England +12 11 £300 -
Scotland -32 11 £475 +53.23% 2
Midlands -4 9 £350 -22.22%
West Midlands -16 9 £350 -
South West +6 7 £463 -
Wales -6 7 £450 +12.50% 3
Yorkshire -26 5 £335 -13.55% 1
North East - 4 £275 -

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 102 (65.38%) Windows
2 72 (46.15%) Veritas
3 62 (39.74%) Active Directory
4 61 (39.10%) SAN
4 61 (39.10%) VMware
5 55 (35.26%) Linux
6 52 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 47 (30.13%) Windows Server
8 44 (28.21%) ITIL
9 42 (26.92%) Unix
9 42 (26.92%) EMC
10 39 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 38 (24.36%) HP
11 38 (24.36%) MS Exchange
12 37 (23.72%) IBM
12 37 (23.72%) NetApp
13 35 (22.44%) Symantec
14 34 (21.79%) Finance
14 34 (21.79%) Security Cleared
15 32 (20.51%) Solaris
16 30 (19.23%) PowerShell
17 29 (18.59%) Oracle
17 29 (18.59%) SCCM
18 28 (17.95%) SQL
18 28 (17.95%) NAS
18 28 (17.95%) VMware ESXi
18 28 (17.95%) Office 365
19 25 (16.03%) Hyper-V
19 25 (16.03%) Windows Server 2008
19 25 (16.03%) SQL Server

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 38 (24.36%) MS Exchange
2 16 (10.26%) SharePoint
3 12 (7.69%) Skype for Business
4 9 (5.77%) Apache
5 7 (4.49%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (3.85%) IBM Notes
6 6 (3.85%) IIS
7 4 (2.56%) Confluence
8 3 (1.92%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (1.28%) JBoss
9 2 (1.28%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.28%) WildFly
10 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.64%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.64%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 12 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (1.92%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 28 (17.95%) Office 365
2 17 (10.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (8.97%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.92%) IaaS
5 2 (1.28%) PaaS
6 1 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.64%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.64%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 61 (39.10%) SAN
2 28 (17.95%) NAS
3 25 (16.03%) DNS
4 20 (12.82%) DHCP
5 18 (11.54%) Fibre Channel
6 17 (10.90%) TCP/IP
7 16 (10.26%) iSCSI
8 10 (6.41%) Firewall
9 7 (4.49%) LAN
10 6 (3.85%) SSH
11 4 (2.56%) FTP
11 4 (2.56%) Kerberos
11 4 (2.56%) NetScaler
11 4 (2.56%) Skype
11 4 (2.56%) WAN
12 3 (1.92%) FCoE
12 3 (1.92%) Telepresence
12 3 (1.92%) WinSCP
13 2 (1.28%) Remote Desktop
13 2 (1.28%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (16.03%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.85%) SAP HANA
2 6 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.56%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (1.28%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.28%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (1.28%) Power BI
6 1 (0.64%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.64%) Big Data
6 1 (0.64%) DTS
6 1 (0.64%) InterSystems Cache
6 1 (0.64%) MySQL
6 1 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (2.56%) JIRA
2 3 (1.92%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 34 (21.79%) Finance
2 7 (4.49%) Banking
3 4 (2.56%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.28%) Law
5 1 (0.64%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.64%) French Language
5 1 (0.64%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (15.38%) Storage Engineer
2 22 (14.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 21 (13.46%) Administrator
3 21 (13.46%) Analyst
4 15 (9.62%) Backup Engineer
5 14 (8.97%) Support Engineer
5 14 (8.97%) Systems Administrator
6 13 (8.33%) NetBackup Engineer
6 13 (8.33%) Storage Analyst
7 10 (6.41%) Unix Administrator
8 9 (5.77%) Consultant
8 9 (5.77%) Systems Engineer
8 9 (5.77%) Windows Engineer
9 8 (5.13%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 7 (4.49%) 3rd Line Support
10 7 (4.49%) Solaris Administrator
10 7 (4.49%) Storage and Backup Engineer
11 6 (3.85%) Architect
11 6 (3.85%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 5 (3.21%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.49%) Web Services
2 6 (3.85%) LDAP
3 3 (1.92%) Apache Axis
4 2 (1.28%) Flash
4 2 (1.28%) Memcached
4 2 (1.28%) Middleware
4 2 (1.28%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (1.28%) Spring
5 1 (0.64%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.10%) Data Centre
2 21 (13.46%) Replication
3 20 (12.82%) Clustering
4 11 (7.05%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (7.05%) EMC VNX
4 11 (7.05%) Enterprise Storage
5 7 (4.49%) Self-Motivation
6 6 (3.85%) EMC VMAX
6 6 (3.85%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.56%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.92%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.92%) CESG
8 3 (1.92%) IBM XIV
8 3 (1.92%) iPad
8 3 (1.92%) PKI
8 3 (1.92%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (1.28%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.28%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.28%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.64%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 102 (65.38%) Windows
2 55 (35.26%) Linux
3 47 (30.13%) Windows Server
4 42 (26.92%) Unix
5 32 (20.51%) Solaris
6 25 (16.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 24 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 21 (13.46%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (8.33%) Windows 7
10 11 (7.05%) Windows 10
10 11 (7.05%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (4.49%) AIX
11 7 (4.49%) CentOS
11 7 (4.49%) Windows 8
12 5 (3.21%) SUSE
12 5 (3.21%) Windows XP
13 4 (2.56%) Windows Vista
14 2 (1.28%) Data ONTAP
14 2 (1.28%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (1.28%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (28.21%) ITIL
2 25 (16.03%) Migration
3 21 (13.46%) Capacity Planning
4 19 (12.18%) Problem-Solving
5 16 (10.26%) Change Management
5 16 (10.26%) Disaster Recovery
6 13 (8.33%) High Availability
7 10 (6.41%) Problem Management
8 8 (5.13%) Capacity Management
8 8 (5.13%) Service Delivery
9 7 (4.49%) Data Protection
9 7 (4.49%) Time Management
10 6 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
11 5 (3.21%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (3.21%) Business Continuity
11 5 (3.21%) Infrastructure Management
11 5 (3.21%) ITIL V3
11 5 (3.21%) Load Balancing
11 5 (3.21%) Mathematics
11 5 (3.21%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 30 (19.23%) PowerShell
2 28 (17.95%) SQL
3 22 (14.10%) Perl
4 9 (5.77%) Shell Script
5 8 (5.13%) VBScript
6 6 (3.85%) Java
6 6 (3.85%) Python
7 5 (3.21%) AWK
7 5 (3.21%) Bourne shell
7 5 (3.21%) Korn
8 4 (2.56%) Bash Shell
8 4 (2.56%) C
9 3 (1.92%) VB
10 1 (0.64%) C#
10 1 (0.64%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.64%) PHP
10 1 (0.64%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 34 (21.79%) Security Cleared
2 24 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 20 (12.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (10.90%) MCSE
5 12 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (5.77%) MCSA
6 9 (5.77%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 9 (5.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (5.13%) Degree
8 7 (4.49%) DV Cleared
9 4 (2.56%) RHCE
10 3 (1.92%) OCA
10 3 (1.92%) OCP
10 3 (1.92%) Oracle Certification
10 3 (1.92%) RHCSA
11 1 (0.64%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.64%) HNC
11 1 (0.64%) Linux+ Certification
11 1 (0.64%) LPIC
11 1 (0.64%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.56%) SLA
2 1 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 62 (39.74%) Active Directory
2 39 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (17.95%) VMware ESXi
4 25 (16.03%) Hyper-V
5 16 (10.26%) vSphere
6 13 (8.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 9 (5.77%) NFS
7 9 (5.77%) XenApp
8 8 (5.13%) Terminal Services
9 6 (3.85%) GlusterFS
10 5 (3.21%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 5 (3.21%) Veritas File System
10 5 (3.21%) VMware Workstation
11 4 (2.56%) Docker
11 4 (2.56%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
12 3 (1.92%) Firmware
12 3 (1.92%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 3 (1.92%) Virtual Desktop
12 3 (1.92%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 29 (18.59%) SCCM
2 22 (14.10%) SCOM
3 18 (11.54%) Backup Exec
4 13 (8.33%) Puppet
4 13 (8.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 12 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
6 11 (7.05%) Microsoft Clustering
7 9 (5.77%) Ansible
7 9 (5.77%) HP Data Protector
7 9 (5.77%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 7 (4.49%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (4.49%) Oracle ZFS
9 6 (3.85%) EMC NetWorker
9 6 (3.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 6 (3.85%) PureDisk
10 5 (3.21%) McAfee ePO
10 5 (3.21%) Netcool
10 5 (3.21%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 5 (3.21%) Red Hat Satellite
10 5 (3.21%) WSUS
Vendors
1 72 (46.15%) Veritas
2 61 (39.10%) VMware
3 52 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 42 (26.92%) EMC
5 38 (24.36%) HP
6 37 (23.72%) IBM
6 37 (23.72%) NetApp
7 35 (22.44%) Symantec
8 29 (18.59%) Oracle
9 23 (14.74%) Cisco
10 22 (14.10%) Dell
11 21 (13.46%) Brocade
11 21 (13.46%) Citrix
12 20 (12.82%) McAfee
12 20 (12.82%) Red Hat
13 19 (12.18%) 3PAR
14 17 (10.90%) Sun
15 16 (10.26%) CommVault
16 15 (9.62%) SolarWinds
17 10 (6.41%) arcserve