Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 694 608 589
Rank change year-on-year -86 -19 +39
Contract jobs citing NetBackup 206 260 343
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.27% 0.32%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.48% 2.37% 2.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 160 255
UK median daily rate £380 £336 £371
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.26% -9.63% +6.07%
10th Percentile £205 £219 £225
90th Percentile £588 £476 £479
UK excluding London median daily rate £381 £325 £360
% change year-on-year +17.31% -9.72% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 9
UK median hourly rate £16.75 £14.95 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.08% -66.79% +69.81%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.00 £19.90
90th Percentile £23.70 £22.43 £49.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.38 £14.95 £45.00
% change year-on-year -23.89% -66.79% +69.81%

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 13,937 10,974 12,383
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.65% 11.45% 11.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,309 7,267 7,965
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +6.25%
10th Percentile £279 £263 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £390
% change year-on-year +3.03% +5.77% +6.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 389 243 264
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £17.77 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.92% -21.02% +11.47%
10th Percentile £12.00 £10.75 £13.00
90th Percentile £47.46 £47.00 £45.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £25.88
% change year-on-year +0.32% -32.58% +26.22%

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 21 August 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 21 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for NetBackup in the UK

NetBackup
Top 13 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 21 August 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 -53 188 £375 +11.11% 17
UK excluding London -82 135 £381 +17.31% 12
London -16 69 £350 -17.65% 6
South East -64 54 £406 +25.00% 3
North of England -21 42 £313 -3.10% 2
North West +12 31 £314 +12.05%
Yorkshire -14 11 £313 -18.03% 2
Scotland -30 10 £425 +49.12%
South West -17 9 £425 -5.45% 4
East of England 0 7 £333 +2.31%
Midlands -15 7 £338 +3.85% 2
West Midlands -24 7 £338 - 1
Wales -25 6 £450 +121.67% 1

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 141 (68.45%) Windows
2 113 (54.85%) VMware
3 95 (46.12%) Veritas
4 81 (39.32%) Active Directory
5 76 (36.89%) VMware Infrastructure
6 74 (35.92%) Linux
6 74 (35.92%) SAN
7 67 (32.52%) Windows Server
8 66 (32.04%) Microsoft
9 60 (29.13%) Unix
10 58 (28.16%) EMC
11 56 (27.18%) ITIL
12 52 (25.24%) SQL
13 50 (24.27%) HP
14 48 (23.30%) MS Exchange
14 48 (23.30%) SCCM
15 45 (21.84%) SQL Server
16 41 (19.90%) Oracle
17 40 (19.42%) NetApp
18 39 (18.93%) Hyper-V
18 39 (18.93%) vSphere
19 37 (17.96%) PowerShell
19 37 (17.96%) Solaris
19 37 (17.96%) DNS
19 37 (17.96%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 36 (17.48%) Finance
21 35 (16.99%) Security Cleared
21 35 (16.99%) NAS
21 35 (16.99%) SCOM
21 35 (16.99%) VMware ESXi

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 48 (23.30%) MS Exchange
2 12 (5.83%) Exchange Server 2010
2 12 (5.83%) SharePoint
3 11 (5.34%) IBM Notes
3 11 (5.34%) IIS
4 10 (4.85%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (3.88%) Skype for Business
6 7 (3.40%) Apache
7 6 (2.91%) JBoss
7 6 (2.91%) WildFly
8 4 (1.94%) Confluence
9 3 (1.46%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.97%) Live Communications Server
10 2 (0.97%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.97%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.49%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.49%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 18 (8.74%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.97%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 32 (15.53%) Office 365
2 26 (12.62%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (10.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (2.91%) IaaS
5 5 (2.43%) PaaS
6 3 (1.46%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (1.46%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.49%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 74 (35.92%) SAN
2 37 (17.96%) DNS
3 35 (16.99%) NAS
4 19 (9.22%) DHCP
4 19 (9.22%) Fibre Channel
5 14 (6.80%) TCP/IP
6 13 (6.31%) SSH
7 12 (5.83%) iSCSI
8 11 (5.34%) FCoE
8 11 (5.34%) Firewall
9 10 (4.85%) LAN
10 8 (3.88%) WAN
11 7 (3.40%) Remote Desktop
12 6 (2.91%) NetScaler
13 5 (2.43%) Skype
14 4 (1.94%) FTP
14 4 (1.94%) Internet
15 3 (1.46%) SMTP
15 3 (1.46%) VLAN
15 3 (1.46%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (21.84%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.43%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (2.43%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (1.46%) MySQL
3 3 (1.46%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.97%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (0.97%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.97%) MS Access
4 2 (0.97%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (0.97%) Power BI
5 1 (0.49%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.49%) DTS
5 1 (0.49%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (1.94%) JIRA
2 2 (0.97%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.49%) Git (software)
General
1 36 (17.48%) Finance
2 11 (5.34%) Banking
3 5 (2.43%) Retail
4 3 (1.46%) Publishing
4 3 (1.46%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.97%) Games
5 2 (0.97%) Law
5 2 (0.97%) Local Government
6 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.49%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.49%) Legal
6 1 (0.49%) Military
Job Titles
1 30 (14.56%) Administrator
1 30 (14.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 25 (12.14%) Storage Engineer
3 24 (11.65%) Analyst
4 18 (8.74%) Systems Administrator
5 13 (6.31%) NetBackup Engineer
5 13 (6.31%) Support Engineer
6 12 (5.83%) Desktop Engineer
6 12 (5.83%) Desktop Support
6 12 (5.83%) Storage Analyst
6 12 (5.83%) Unix Administrator
7 11 (5.34%) Architect
8 9 (4.37%) Backup Engineer
8 9 (4.37%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (4.37%) Systems Engineer
9 8 (3.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 8 (3.88%) Infrastructure Architect
9 8 (3.88%) Storage and Backup Engineer
10 7 (3.40%) Solaris Administrator
10 7 (3.40%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.83%) LDAP
2 9 (4.37%) Web Services
3 8 (3.88%) Middleware
4 5 (2.43%) Apache Axis
5 4 (1.94%) .NET
5 4 (1.94%) .NET Core
6 3 (1.46%) Elastic Stack
6 3 (1.46%) LAMP
7 2 (0.97%) Memcached
7 2 (0.97%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (0.97%) Spring
7 2 (0.97%) Windows SharePoint Services
8 1 (0.49%) JSON
8 1 (0.49%) Regular Expression
8 1 (0.49%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (15.53%) Data Centre
2 27 (13.11%) Clustering
3 15 (7.28%) EMC VNX
3 15 (7.28%) Replication
4 11 (5.34%) Enterprise Storage
5 10 (4.85%) Management Information System
5 10 (4.85%) Self-Motivation
6 9 (4.37%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (3.88%) CLARiiON
8 7 (3.40%) Fat Client
8 7 (3.40%) Thin Client
9 6 (2.91%) Client/Server
9 6 (2.91%) Computer Science
10 5 (2.43%) CESG
10 5 (2.43%) EMC VMAX
10 5 (2.43%) PKI
10 5 (2.43%) Video Conferencing
11 4 (1.94%) Virtual Team
12 3 (1.46%) IBM XIV
13 2 (0.97%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 141 (68.45%) Windows
2 74 (35.92%) Linux
3 67 (32.52%) Windows Server
4 60 (29.13%) Unix
5 37 (17.96%) Solaris
6 29 (14.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 29 (14.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 25 (12.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 20 (9.71%) Windows 10
9 15 (7.28%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (5.83%) Windows XP
11 9 (4.37%) Windows 7
12 8 (3.88%) CentOS
13 5 (2.43%) AIX
14 4 (1.94%) HPUX
15 3 (1.46%) Data ONTAP
15 3 (1.46%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.49%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (27.18%) ITIL
2 37 (17.96%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 32 (15.53%) Migration
4 28 (13.59%) Capacity Planning
5 20 (9.71%) Problem-Solving
6 17 (8.25%) Change Management
6 17 (8.25%) Disaster Recovery
6 17 (8.25%) Server Management
7 15 (7.28%) Storage Management
8 14 (6.80%) Capacity Management
8 14 (6.80%) High Availability
9 13 (6.31%) Proactive Monitoring
10 11 (5.34%) Data Protection
11 10 (4.85%) Network Load Balancing
11 10 (4.85%) Service Delivery
12 9 (4.37%) Benchmarking
13 8 (3.88%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (3.88%) Mathematics
13 8 (3.88%) PRINCE
13 8 (3.88%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (25.24%) SQL
2 37 (17.96%) PowerShell
3 19 (9.22%) Perl
4 14 (6.80%) Java
5 11 (5.34%) Python
5 11 (5.34%) Shell Script
6 9 (4.37%) Bash Shell
7 7 (3.40%) AWK
7 7 (3.40%) Bourne shell
7 7 (3.40%) Korn
8 4 (1.94%) C
8 4 (1.94%) C#
9 3 (1.46%) Ruby
9 3 (1.46%) VBScript
10 1 (0.49%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.49%) PHP
Qualifications
1 35 (16.99%) Security Cleared
2 31 (15.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 27 (13.11%) SC Cleared
4 24 (11.65%) MCSE
5 9 (4.37%) ITIL Certification
5 9 (4.37%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 9 (4.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (3.88%) Novell Certification
7 5 (2.43%) Degree
7 5 (2.43%) DV Cleared
7 5 (2.43%) MCSA
7 5 (2.43%) OCA
7 5 (2.43%) OCP
7 5 (2.43%) Oracle Certification
7 5 (2.43%) RHCE
7 5 (2.43%) RHCSA
8 4 (1.94%) CTC Cleared
9 3 (1.46%) MCITP
9 3 (1.46%) VCAP
10 2 (0.97%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.40%) SLA
2 2 (0.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 81 (39.32%) Active Directory
2 76 (36.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (18.93%) Hyper-V
3 39 (18.93%) vSphere
4 35 (16.99%) VMware ESXi
5 15 (7.28%) XenApp
6 14 (6.80%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 12 (5.83%) NFS
8 10 (4.85%) Virtual Servers
9 9 (4.37%) Virtual Desktop
10 8 (3.88%) IAG
10 8 (3.88%) UAG
10 8 (3.88%) Virtual Machines
10 8 (3.88%) VMware Workstation
11 7 (3.40%) GlusterFS
11 7 (3.40%) Microsoft App-V
12 6 (2.91%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 5 (2.43%) Veritas File System
13 5 (2.43%) VMware NSX
14 3 (1.46%) Docker
Systems Management
1 48 (23.30%) SCCM
2 35 (16.99%) SCOM
3 19 (9.22%) Backup Exec
4 18 (8.74%) Microsoft Clustering
5 16 (7.77%) Opscode Chef
5 16 (7.77%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 15 (7.28%) Puppet
7 13 (6.31%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 11 (5.34%) Norton AntiVirus
9 10 (4.85%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 10 (4.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 9 (4.37%) Ansible
10 9 (4.37%) Nagios
11 8 (3.88%) McAfee ePO
11 8 (3.88%) Oracle ZFS
11 8 (3.88%) Tivoli
11 8 (3.88%) WSUS
12 7 (3.40%) Red Hat Satellite
12 7 (3.40%) SnapVault
13 6 (2.91%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 113 (54.85%) VMware
2 95 (46.12%) Veritas
3 66 (32.04%) Microsoft
4 58 (28.16%) EMC
5 50 (24.27%) HP
6 41 (19.90%) Oracle
7 40 (19.42%) NetApp
8 34 (16.50%) Citrix
9 33 (16.02%) Symantec
10 30 (14.56%) IBM
11 27 (13.11%) McAfee
12 26 (12.62%) Red Hat
13 23 (11.17%) Cisco
14 21 (10.19%) Dell
15 20 (9.71%) Brocade
15 20 (9.71%) SolarWinds
16 15 (7.28%) Veeam
17 14 (6.80%) Sun
18 13 (6.31%) CommVault
19 11 (5.34%) Lotus