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 3 months to 25 June 2017 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 460 457 509
Rank change year-on-year -3 +52  
Contract jobs citing NetBackup 128 197 127
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.37% 0.23%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.56% 3.27% 2.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 147 75
Median daily rate £345 £365 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.47% +11.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £360 £325
% change year-on-year -6.25% +10.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 7
Median hourly rate £10.00 £34.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -71.01% +32.69%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.00 £34.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -71.01% +32.69%  

NetBackup is in the systems management skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 5006 6031 4804
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 10.82% 11.37% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3281 3880 2960
Median daily rate £475 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £377
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.99%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 137 162
Median hourly rate £21.00 £29.00 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.58% +43.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £17.46 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £46.00 £39.78
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £34.85 £20.19
% change year-on-year -49.78% +72.65%  

NetBackup
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing NetBackup as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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 30 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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -8 118 £339 -7.19% 15
South East +31 52 £335 -10.21% 4
London +13 39 £425 - 4
Surrey +1 24 £335 -18.78% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne +57 12 £310 +18.54% 4
Tyne and Wear +53 12 £310 +18.54% 4
North East +44 12 £310 +13.55% 4
Epsom - 12 £325 - 1
Berkshire +11 10 £325 +13.43%
Yorkshire +27 8 £363 -3.33%
West Sussex +15 8 £338 -7.53%
City of London +5 6 £431 +27.11% 2
Wales -1 6 £400 - 2
West Yorkshire +22 4 £400 +6.66%
Kent +3 4 £323 -25.69%
Tadworth +1 4 - -
South Wales -2 4 £450 +12.50% 2
Redhill -20 4 - - 1
Maidenhead - 4 £360 -
Reading - 4 £315 -
Hampshire +7 3 £363 +11.53% 1
Pudsey +1 3 £400 +6.66%
Gatwick -5 3 £383 +4.79%
South West -7 3 - - 2
Bristol -10 3 - - 1
East Midlands -13 3 £323 -19.37%
North Yorkshire - 3 £350 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £315 -
Cardiff - 3 - - 1
Scotland +29 2 £285 -26.35%

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing NetBackup also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for NetBackup.

1 138 (60.79%) Windows
2 117 (51.54%) SAN
3 106 (46.70%) Linux
4 98 (43.17%) VMware
5 94 (41.41%) Veritas
6 87 (38.33%) Unix
7 86 (37.89%) Active Directory
8 81 (35.68%) EMC
8 81 (35.68%) Symantec
9 80 (35.24%) Solaris
10 74 (32.60%) Finance
11 64 (28.19%) Cisco
12 61 (26.87%) HP
12 61 (26.87%) NAS
13 60 (26.43%) Microsoft
14 59 (25.99%) Windows Server
15 58 (25.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 58 (25.55%) DNS
16 57 (25.11%) VMware Infrastructure
17 54 (23.79%) NetApp
18 52 (22.91%) Red Hat
18 52 (22.91%) Brocade
18 52 (22.91%) Windows Server 2008
19 51 (22.47%) Windows Server 2012
20 49 (21.59%) DHCP
20 49 (21.59%) Oracle
21 48 (21.15%) Perl
21 48 (21.15%) PowerShell
22 41 (18.06%) Citrix
22 41 (18.06%) MS Exchange

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 41 (18.06%) MS Exchange
2 15 (6.61%) Exchange Server 2013
2 15 (6.61%) SharePoint
2 15 (6.61%) Skype for Business
3 13 (5.73%) IIS
4 11 (4.85%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (3.96%) JBoss
5 9 (3.96%) WildFly
6 8 (3.52%) Apache
7 7 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2003
7 7 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (2.20%) Live Communications Server
8 5 (2.20%) OpenStack
9 3 (1.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (1.32%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (1.32%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.88%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.44%) iPlanet
11 1 (0.44%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.44%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (5.73%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.88%) Bankmaster
1 2 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.52%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.20%) Office 365
3 3 (1.32%) IaaS
4 2 (0.88%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 117 (51.54%) SAN
2 61 (26.87%) NAS
3 58 (25.55%) DNS
4 49 (21.59%) DHCP
5 34 (14.98%) Fibre Channel
6 29 (12.78%) TCP/IP
7 25 (11.01%) LDAP
8 21 (9.25%) SMTP
9 20 (8.81%) iSCSI
10 17 (7.49%) LAN
11 16 (7.05%) Firewall
12 14 (6.17%) SSH
13 11 (4.85%) VPN
13 11 (4.85%) WAN
14 9 (3.96%) Cisco IOS
14 9 (3.96%) Skype
15 7 (3.08%) FTP
16 6 (2.64%) Cisco ASA
17 5 (2.20%) Cisco Nexus
17 5 (2.20%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (15.42%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.64%) MS Access
3 4 (1.76%) InterSystems Cache
4 3 (1.32%) Hadoop
4 3 (1.32%) ObjectStore
4 3 (1.32%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.88%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.88%) MySQL
5 2 (0.88%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.88%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.44%) DB2
Development Applications
1 11 (4.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.32%) JIRA
2 3 (1.32%) Subversion
3 2 (0.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (0.88%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.88%) Vagrant
General
1 74 (32.60%) Finance
2 31 (13.66%) Banking
3 27 (11.89%) Legal
4 5 (2.20%) Back Office
4 5 (2.20%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.32%) Law
6 2 (0.88%) Advertising
6 2 (0.88%) Electronics
6 2 (0.88%) Local Government
6 2 (0.88%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.88%) Marketing
6 2 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.88%) Publishing
6 2 (0.88%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.44%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 48 (21.15%) Analyst
2 43 (18.94%) Administrator
3 34 (14.98%) Systems Administrator
4 25 (11.01%) Unix Administrator
5 22 (9.69%) Backup Engineer
6 21 (9.25%) NetBackup Engineer
6 21 (9.25%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 20 (8.81%) Storage Engineer
8 17 (7.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 15 (6.61%) Storage Administrator
10 14 (6.17%) Storage Systems Administrator
10 14 (6.17%) Support Analyst
11 13 (5.73%) Unix Analyst
12 12 (5.29%) Solaris Systems Administrator
12 12 (5.29%) Technical Analyst
13 11 (4.85%) Solaris Administrator
14 10 (4.41%) Consultant
14 10 (4.41%) Operations Analyst
15 8 (3.52%) Linux Engineer
15 8 (3.52%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.29%) Middleware
2 10 (4.41%) Web Services
3 3 (1.32%) WAP
4 2 (0.88%) LAPP Stack
4 2 (0.88%) Memcached
4 2 (0.88%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (0.88%) YAML
5 1 (0.44%) ADO
5 1 (0.44%) J2EE
5 1 (0.44%) JSP
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (0.44%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.44%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 35 (15.42%) Enterprise Storage
2 33 (14.54%) Data Centre
3 27 (11.89%) Clustering
3 27 (11.89%) Replication
4 14 (6.17%) Computer Science
5 13 (5.73%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (4.85%) EMC VNX
6 11 (4.85%) Management Information System
7 9 (3.96%) Client/Server
8 8 (3.52%) Fat Client
8 8 (3.52%) HP Storage
8 8 (3.52%) Private Cloud
8 8 (3.52%) Thin Client
9 6 (2.64%) Blackberry
9 6 (2.64%) CMDB
9 6 (2.64%) Derivative
9 6 (2.64%) Linux Command Line
10 4 (1.76%) iPad
10 4 (1.76%) PKI
11 3 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 138 (60.79%) Windows
2 106 (46.70%) Linux
3 87 (38.33%) Unix
4 80 (35.24%) Solaris
5 59 (25.99%) Windows Server
6 58 (25.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 52 (22.91%) Windows Server 2008
8 51 (22.47%) Windows Server 2012
9 23 (10.13%) AIX
9 23 (10.13%) Windows Server 2003
10 19 (8.37%) CentOS
11 13 (5.73%) Windows 7
12 9 (3.96%) Android
13 8 (3.52%) Windows XP
14 6 (2.64%) SUSE
15 5 (2.20%) Data ONTAP
15 5 (2.20%) Windows 10
15 5 (2.20%) Windows 8
16 4 (1.76%) VMS
17 1 (0.44%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (14.54%) ITIL
2 31 (13.66%) Disaster Recovery
3 29 (12.78%) Change Management
4 28 (12.33%) Problem Management
5 26 (11.45%) High Availability
6 21 (9.25%) Migration
7 19 (8.37%) Service Delivery
8 16 (7.05%) Capacity Management
8 16 (7.05%) Change Control
9 13 (5.73%) Configuration Management
9 13 (5.73%) Performance Monitoring
9 13 (5.73%) Performance Tuning
10 12 (5.29%) Load Balancing
11 11 (4.85%) Network Monitoring
12 10 (4.41%) Data Protection
13 9 (3.96%) Capacity Planning
13 9 (3.96%) Infrastructure Monitoring
13 9 (3.96%) Mobile Device Management
13 9 (3.96%) Security Patching
14 8 (3.52%) Data Centre Operations
Programming Languages
1 48 (21.15%) Perl
1 48 (21.15%) PowerShell
2 29 (12.78%) SQL
3 23 (10.13%) Bash Shell
4 20 (8.81%) Korn
4 20 (8.81%) Python
5 19 (8.37%) Java
6 15 (6.61%) Shell Script
7 9 (3.96%) VB
8 8 (3.52%) Bourne shell
9 7 (3.08%) AWK
10 4 (1.76%) C
10 4 (1.76%) Ruby
11 3 (1.32%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.88%) PHP
13 1 (0.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 37 (16.30%) Security Cleared
2 18 (7.93%) SC Cleared
3 17 (7.49%) MCSE
3 17 (7.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (7.05%) DV Cleared
5 13 (5.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 11 (4.85%) Degree
7 8 (3.52%) RHCE
8 7 (3.08%) OCA
8 7 (3.08%) OCP
8 7 (3.08%) Oracle Certification
8 7 (3.08%) RHCSA
9 5 (2.20%) Citrix Certification
10 4 (1.76%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (1.76%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (1.32%) CCNA
11 3 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
11 3 (1.32%) MCSD
12 2 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.88%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.73%) SLA
2 3 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.44%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 86 (37.89%) Active Directory
2 57 (25.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (12.33%) VMware ESXi
4 27 (11.89%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 22 (9.69%) Hyper-V
5 22 (9.69%) Veritas File System
6 17 (7.49%) NFS
7 11 (4.85%) XenApp
8 8 (3.52%) Virtual Servers
9 7 (3.08%) GlusterFS
9 7 (3.08%) vSphere
10 6 (2.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (1.76%) Virtual Machines
12 3 (1.32%) vCloud
12 3 (1.32%) VMware Server
12 3 (1.32%) VMware Workstation
13 2 (0.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (0.88%) Corosync
13 2 (0.88%) Xen
13 2 (0.88%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 27 (11.89%) Backup Exec
2 23 (10.13%) Norton AntiVirus
3 19 (8.37%) EMC NetWorker
3 19 (8.37%) SCCM
3 19 (8.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 18 (7.93%) Nagios
5 17 (7.49%) Puppet
5 17 (7.49%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 13 (5.73%) EMC Navisphere
6 13 (5.73%) HP Data Protector
7 11 (4.85%) Ansible
7 11 (4.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 11 (4.85%) vCenter Server
8 10 (4.41%) AirWatch
8 10 (4.41%) Control-M
8 10 (4.41%) Microsoft Clustering
8 10 (4.41%) Opscode Chef
8 10 (4.41%) SCOM
8 10 (4.41%) WSUS
9 8 (3.52%) Netcool
Vendors
1 98 (43.17%) VMware
2 94 (41.41%) Veritas
3 81 (35.68%) EMC
3 81 (35.68%) Symantec
4 64 (28.19%) Cisco
5 61 (26.87%) HP
6 60 (26.43%) Microsoft
7 54 (23.79%) NetApp
8 52 (22.91%) Brocade
8 52 (22.91%) Red Hat
9 49 (21.59%) Oracle
10 41 (18.06%) Citrix
11 28 (12.33%) Sun
12 26 (11.45%) IBM
13 22 (9.69%) McAfee
14 10 (4.41%) 3PAR
15 9 (3.96%) MobileIron
15 9 (3.96%) Veeam
16 8 (3.52%) Dell
17 7 (3.08%) Intel
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
Plan-Net
Rate: Unspecified Competitive rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Somerset
Robert Half
Posted: 3 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
LA International
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + n/a
Posted: 3 days ago