Period
to 25 February 2020

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 February 2020 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 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 593 718 700
Rank change year-on-year +125 -18 -20
Contract jobs citing NetBackup 133 183 182
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.19% 0.18%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.35% 1.27% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 107 117
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.65% +1.38%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £237
90th Percentile £538 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £320
% change year-on-year +6.25% +25.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 4
UK median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -45.10% +20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year - -34.88% +22.86%

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 9,863 14,392 12,128
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.45% 14.64% 12.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,563 9,610 8,213
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.17% +6.67%
10th Percentile £268 £310 £275
90th Percentile £675 £660 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 311 360 256
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% -12.50%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.06 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.63 £48.53 £47.67
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £15.69
% change year-on-year +2.86% +11.54% -15.19%

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 February 2020.

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 25 February 2020. 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 +103 117 £425 - 25
UK excluding London +87 110 £425 +6.25% 22
North of England +68 52 £438 +19.86% 3
North West +62 45 £450 +28.57% 2
London +113 20 £380 -16.48% 3
South East +67 20 £450 -0.96% 9
East of England +30 13 £375 -
Wales +34 9 £450 +12.50%
Yorkshire +15 7 £425 +13.33%
South West +9 6 £338 -32.50% 4
Midlands +41 5 £304 -13.21% 6
West Midlands +54 4 £303 -5.47% 4
Scotland +5 4 £325 -25.71%
East Midlands +33 1 £305 -12.86% 2
Northern Ireland - 1 £213 -

For the 6 months to 25 February 2020, 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 80 (60.15%) VMware
2 76 (57.14%) Windows
3 62 (46.62%) SAN
4 57 (42.86%) EMC
5 52 (39.10%) Security Cleared
6 50 (37.59%) NetApp
6 50 (37.59%) Microsoft
7 46 (34.59%) SC Cleared
8 45 (33.83%) VMware Infrastructure
9 43 (32.33%) Active Directory
10 41 (30.83%) Veritas
11 39 (29.32%) Windows Server
12 35 (26.32%) HP
13 34 (25.56%) SQL
14 33 (24.81%) SCCM
15 31 (23.31%) Unix
15 31 (23.31%) Migration
16 26 (19.55%) Azure
16 26 (19.55%) Linux
16 26 (19.55%) Dell
16 26 (19.55%) Cisco
16 26 (19.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 24 (18.05%) EMC VNX
17 24 (18.05%) Brocade
18 23 (17.29%) Data Centre
19 21 (15.79%) Office 365
19 21 (15.79%) DNS
19 21 (15.79%) SQL Server
20 20 (15.04%) vSphere
20 20 (15.04%) Hyper-V

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 9 (6.77%) MS Exchange
2 8 (6.02%) IBM Notes
3 6 (4.51%) Apache
3 6 (4.51%) SharePoint
4 5 (3.76%) IIS
5 4 (3.01%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (3.01%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (2.26%) IBM Domino
6 3 (2.26%) OpenStack
6 3 (2.26%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.50%) nginx
8 1 (0.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 15 (11.28%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (9.77%) MS Visio
3 12 (9.02%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Unica
1 1 (0.75%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 26 (19.55%) Azure
2 21 (15.79%) Office 365
3 10 (7.52%) AWS
3 10 (7.52%) IaaS
4 7 (5.26%) PaaS
5 5 (3.76%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (3.76%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (3.01%) GCP
7 2 (1.50%) Datadog
7 2 (1.50%) Mimecast
7 2 (1.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 62 (46.62%) SAN
2 21 (15.79%) DNS
3 19 (14.29%) NAS
4 15 (11.28%) Fibre Channel
5 13 (9.77%) DHCP
6 5 (3.76%) VLAN
7 4 (3.01%) Firewall
7 4 (3.01%) Internet
7 4 (3.01%) Skype
7 4 (3.01%) SMTP
7 4 (3.01%) TCP/IP
8 3 (2.26%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (2.26%) DMZ
8 3 (2.26%) LAN
8 3 (2.26%) NetScaler
8 3 (2.26%) Reverse Proxy
8 3 (2.26%) WAN
9 2 (1.50%) iSCSI
9 2 (1.50%) SNMP
10 1 (0.75%) Connectrix
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.01%) MySQL
3 3 (2.26%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.50%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.75%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.75%) DB2
5 1 (0.75%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (2.26%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.50%) Hudson
2 2 (1.50%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.75%) GitLab
3 1 (0.75%) JIRA
General
1 9 (6.77%) Finance
2 6 (4.51%) Banking
2 6 (4.51%) Local Government
3 5 (3.76%) Public Sector
4 3 (2.26%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.75%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.75%) Law
5 1 (0.75%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 28 (21.05%) Storage Engineer
2 23 (17.29%) Consultant
2 23 (17.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 15 (11.28%) Storage Consultant
4 13 (9.77%) Administrator
4 13 (9.77%) Backup Consultant
5 12 (9.02%) Storage and Backup Consultant
6 9 (6.77%) Architect
6 9 (6.77%) Server Engineer
6 9 (6.77%) Support Engineer
7 8 (6.02%) NetBackup Consultant
7 8 (6.02%) Systems Administrator
7 8 (6.02%) Systems Engineer
7 8 (6.02%) Wintel Engineer
8 7 (5.26%) Backup Engineer
8 7 (5.26%) Storage and Backup Engineer
8 7 (5.26%) Windows Engineer
9 6 (4.51%) VMWare Administrator
10 5 (3.76%) Analyst
10 5 (3.76%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.50%) Apache NiFi
1 2 (1.50%) Middleware
2 1 (0.75%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (0.75%) LDAP
2 1 (0.75%) Memcached
2 1 (0.75%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 24 (18.05%) EMC VNX
2 23 (17.29%) Data Centre
3 14 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (10.53%) Enterprise Storage
4 10 (7.52%) CLARiiON
5 9 (6.77%) Celerra
6 6 (4.51%) Clustering
7 5 (3.76%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (3.01%) EMC VMAX
9 3 (2.26%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (2.26%) VxBlock/Vblock
10 2 (1.50%) Replication
11 1 (0.75%) Blog
11 1 (0.75%) EMC Centera
11 1 (0.75%) HP Storage
11 1 (0.75%) iPad
11 1 (0.75%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.75%) NHS
11 1 (0.75%) PKI
11 1 (0.75%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 76 (57.14%) Windows
2 39 (29.32%) Windows Server
3 31 (23.31%) Unix
4 26 (19.55%) Linux
5 19 (14.29%) Solaris
6 18 (13.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (12.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (4.51%) Windows 10
10 3 (2.26%) AIX
10 3 (2.26%) CentOS
11 2 (1.50%) Data ONTAP
11 2 (1.50%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.50%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.75%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.75%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.75%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (23.31%) Migration
2 26 (19.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 15 (11.28%) ITIL
4 14 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (8.27%) Problem Management
6 10 (7.52%) IT Strategy
7 9 (6.77%) Proactive Maintenance
7 9 (6.77%) Proactive Monitoring
7 9 (6.77%) Storage Management
8 8 (6.02%) Software Deployment
9 7 (5.26%) Change Management
9 7 (5.26%) DevOps
9 7 (5.26%) Incident Management
10 6 (4.51%) High Availability
10 6 (4.51%) Service Management
11 5 (3.76%) Converged Infrastructure
11 5 (3.76%) Project Delivery
11 5 (3.76%) Vulnerability Management
12 4 (3.01%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (3.01%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 34 (25.56%) SQL
2 12 (9.02%) PowerShell
3 5 (3.76%) Bash Shell
3 5 (3.76%) Python
4 4 (3.01%) Perl
5 3 (2.26%) PHP
6 2 (1.50%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.75%) AWK
7 1 (0.75%) Java
7 1 (0.75%) Korn
Qualifications
1 52 (39.10%) Security Cleared
2 46 (34.59%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.51%) DV Cleared
3 6 (4.51%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (3.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (2.26%) CTC Cleared
5 3 (2.26%) MCSA
6 2 (1.50%) Degree
6 2 (1.50%) HND
6 2 (1.50%) MCSE
6 2 (1.50%) VCP6
7 1 (0.75%) CCNA
7 1 (0.75%) CCNP
7 1 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.75%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.75%) MCITP
7 1 (0.75%) NCDA
7 1 (0.75%) RHCSA
7 1 (0.75%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (11.28%) SLA
2 1 (0.75%) GxP
2 1 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 45 (33.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 43 (32.33%) Active Directory
3 20 (15.04%) Hyper-V
3 20 (15.04%) vSphere
4 16 (12.03%) VMware ESXi
5 13 (9.77%) Microsoft App-V
6 9 (6.77%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 8 (6.02%) XenApp
8 5 (3.76%) Firmware
9 4 (3.01%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (2.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 3 (2.26%) VMware NSX
11 2 (1.50%) Docker
11 2 (1.50%) iptables
11 2 (1.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (1.50%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (1.50%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.75%) Veritas File System
12 1 (0.75%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 1 (0.75%) Xen
Systems Management
1 33 (24.81%) SCCM
2 11 (8.27%) Ansible
2 11 (8.27%) WSUS
3 9 (6.77%) Oracle RMAN
3 9 (6.77%) vRealize
4 8 (6.02%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 7 (5.26%) Backup Exec
5 7 (5.26%) SCOM
5 7 (5.26%) SnapMirror
6 6 (4.51%) Microsoft Intune
6 6 (4.51%) Puppet
7 5 (3.76%) Control-M
7 5 (3.76%) HP Data Protector
7 5 (3.76%) HP SIM
7 5 (3.76%) Tivoli
7 5 (3.76%) vCenter Server
8 4 (3.01%) Microsoft Clustering
8 4 (3.01%) Terraform
9 3 (2.26%) Failover Clustering
9 3 (2.26%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 80 (60.15%) VMware
2 57 (42.86%) EMC
3 50 (37.59%) Microsoft
3 50 (37.59%) NetApp
4 41 (30.83%) Veritas
5 35 (26.32%) HP
6 26 (19.55%) Cisco
6 26 (19.55%) Dell
7 24 (18.05%) Brocade
8 19 (14.29%) Oracle
9 16 (12.03%) Hitachi
9 16 (12.03%) Veeam
10 14 (10.53%) IBM
11 12 (9.02%) Citrix
11 12 (9.02%) Symantec
12 10 (7.52%) 3PAR
12 10 (7.52%) Lotus
13 9 (6.77%) SolarWinds
14 7 (5.26%) DataCore
14 7 (5.26%) Red Hat