Period
to 15 November 2019

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 15 November 2019 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
15 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 647 679 613
Rank change year-on-year +32 -66 +10
Contract jobs citing NetBackup 157 210 294
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.20% 0.29%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.28% 1.40% 2.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 127 181
UK median daily rate £403 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.33% +15.38% -10.96%
10th Percentile £285 £262 £219
90th Percentile £607 £553 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £350 £320
% change year-on-year +15.00% +9.38% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 5
UK median hourly rate £23.75 £11.75 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +102.13% -50.00% -27.13%
10th Percentile £14.00 £10.50 £15.51
90th Percentile £25.70 £17.85 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £11.38 £17.44
% change year-on-year +23.08% -34.78% -59.91%

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 12,284 14,958 12,143
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.62% 14.36% 11.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,297 10,100 8,174
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £263 £300 £263
90th Percentile £675 £650 £619
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £413
% change year-on-year +2.86% +6.06% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 319 392 294
UK median hourly rate £20.90 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.40% - -22.22%
10th Percentile £12.70 £12.25 £10.94
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +14.29% +9.38% -36.00%

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 15 November 2019.

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 15 November 2019.

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 15 November 2019. 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 +36 138 £400 +6.67% 18
UK excluding London +52 121 £403 +15.00% 16
North of England +12 38 £405 +29.60% 5
London +56 31 £400 -0.62% 4
North West +35 31 £400 +40.35% 2
South East +26 25 £450 +17.65% 7
East of England +53 20 £375 -
West Midlands +56 15 £630 +186.36%
Midlands +50 15 £630 +80.00%
Wales +32 13 £450 +20.00%
South West -10 8 £300 -33.33% 2
Yorkshire +2 7 £425 +30.77% 3
Scotland +10 1 - - 1
Northern Ireland - 1 £213 - 1

For the 6 months to 15 November 2019, 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 88 (56.05%) Windows
2 85 (54.14%) VMware
3 67 (42.68%) SAN
4 63 (40.13%) Veritas
5 56 (35.67%) Microsoft
6 52 (33.12%) NetApp
7 47 (29.94%) Security Cleared
8 43 (27.39%) Linux
9 42 (26.75%) Active Directory
9 42 (26.75%) VMware Infrastructure
10 41 (26.11%) Windows Server
11 40 (25.48%) SC Cleared
12 39 (24.84%) IBM
13 36 (22.93%) SQL
14 35 (22.29%) HP
14 35 (22.29%) EMC
15 34 (21.66%) Unix
15 34 (21.66%) Azure
16 30 (19.11%) Oracle
17 28 (17.83%) Data Centre
18 27 (17.20%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 27 (17.20%) Hyper-V
18 27 (17.20%) PowerShell
19 26 (16.56%) Red Hat
20 24 (15.29%) SCCM
21 23 (14.65%) Dell
22 22 (14.01%) SQL Server
22 22 (14.01%) Veeam
23 21 (13.38%) AWS
24 20 (12.74%) Microsoft Certification

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 14 (8.92%) MS Exchange
2 9 (5.73%) IIS
2 9 (5.73%) SharePoint
3 7 (4.46%) IBM Notes
4 6 (3.82%) Confluence
4 6 (3.82%) Skype for Business
5 5 (3.18%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (3.18%) IBM Domino
6 4 (2.55%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.91%) Apache
8 2 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.27%) Jetty
8 2 (1.27%) Mongrel
8 2 (1.27%) nginx
8 2 (1.27%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.64%) OpenStack
Applications
1 12 (7.64%) Microsoft Office
1 12 (7.64%) Microsoft Project
2 10 (6.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.64%) Unica
1 1 (0.64%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 34 (21.66%) Azure
2 21 (13.38%) AWS
3 20 (12.74%) Office 365
4 7 (4.46%) IaaS
4 7 (4.46%) PaaS
5 4 (2.55%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (2.55%) GCP
6 3 (1.91%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (1.91%) Google App Engine
7 2 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.27%) SaaS
8 1 (0.64%) GitHub
8 1 (0.64%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 67 (42.68%) SAN
2 18 (11.46%) DNS
3 12 (7.64%) NAS
4 10 (6.37%) TCP/IP
5 9 (5.73%) DHCP
5 9 (5.73%) Fibre Channel
6 6 (3.82%) Firewall
7 5 (3.18%) Skype
8 4 (2.55%) iSCSI
8 4 (2.55%) SSL
8 4 (2.55%) VPN
9 3 (1.91%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (1.91%) HTTP
9 3 (1.91%) Internet
9 3 (1.91%) NetScaler
9 3 (1.91%) SMTP
10 2 (1.27%) FTP
10 2 (1.27%) IPsec
10 2 (1.27%) LAN
10 2 (1.27%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (14.01%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.91%) MySQL
3 2 (1.27%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.27%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.27%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (0.64%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (0.64%) DB2
4 1 (0.64%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 11 (7.01%) GitLab
1 11 (7.01%) JIRA
2 10 (6.37%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.91%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (1.27%) Subversion
4 2 (1.27%) Travis CI
5 1 (0.64%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.64%) Bazaar
5 1 (0.64%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.64%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (10.19%) Finance
2 11 (7.01%) Public Sector
3 4 (2.55%) Banking
4 2 (1.27%) Back Office
5 1 (0.64%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.64%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.64%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 27 (17.20%) Consultant
2 26 (16.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 26 (16.56%) Storage Engineer
3 24 (15.29%) Administrator
4 12 (7.64%) Backup Administrator
4 12 (7.64%) NetBackup Consultant
4 12 (7.64%) Support Engineer
5 11 (7.01%) Storage Consultant
6 10 (6.37%) Systems Administrator
7 9 (5.73%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 9 (5.73%) Architect
8 8 (5.10%) Backup Consultant
8 8 (5.10%) Backup Engineer
8 8 (5.10%) DevOps Engineer
8 8 (5.10%) Server Engineer
8 8 (5.10%) Storage and Backup Engineer
9 7 (4.46%) NetBackup Engineer
9 7 (4.46%) Storage and Backup Consultant
10 6 (3.82%) Infrastructure Support
10 6 (3.82%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.55%) Elastic Stack
1 4 (2.55%) LDAP
1 4 (2.55%) Web Services
2 3 (1.91%) .NET
2 3 (1.91%) J2EE
2 3 (1.91%) Middleware
3 2 (1.27%) 802.1X
3 2 (1.27%) Servlets
4 1 (0.64%) Memcached
4 1 (0.64%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.64%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.64%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (17.83%) Data Centre
2 14 (8.92%) EMC VNX
3 10 (6.37%) Clustering
4 9 (5.73%) Celerra
4 9 (5.73%) CLARiiON
5 7 (4.46%) Enterprise Storage
6 5 (3.18%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.55%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.91%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (1.91%) PKI
8 3 (1.91%) Private Cloud
8 3 (1.91%) Replication
8 3 (1.91%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (1.27%) EMC VMAX
9 2 (1.27%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.27%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.64%) Blog
10 1 (0.64%) EMC Centera
10 1 (0.64%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 1 (0.64%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 88 (56.05%) Windows
2 43 (27.39%) Linux
3 41 (26.11%) Windows Server
4 34 (21.66%) Unix
5 17 (10.83%) Solaris
6 15 (9.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (9.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (7.64%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (4.46%) AIX
8 7 (4.46%) Windows 10
9 5 (3.18%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (2.55%) CentOS
10 4 (2.55%) Data ONTAP
11 2 (1.27%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.27%) Windows 7
11 2 (1.27%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.64%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (17.20%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 20 (12.74%) Migration
3 18 (11.46%) ITIL
4 17 (10.83%) DevOps
4 17 (10.83%) Disaster Recovery
5 14 (8.92%) Change Control
6 13 (8.28%) Problem Management
7 12 (7.64%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (6.37%) Infrastructure Automation
9 9 (5.73%) Incident Management
9 9 (5.73%) Storage Management
10 8 (5.10%) Proactive Maintenance
10 8 (5.10%) Project Management
10 8 (5.10%) Service Delivery
11 7 (4.46%) Change Management
11 7 (4.46%) Proactive Monitoring
12 6 (3.82%) Software Deployment
13 5 (3.18%) Configuration Management
13 5 (3.18%) Performance Tuning
13 5 (3.18%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 36 (22.93%) SQL
2 27 (17.20%) PowerShell
3 11 (7.01%) Python
4 9 (5.73%) Perl
5 8 (5.10%) Bash Shell
6 6 (3.82%) Korn
7 4 (2.55%) Java
7 4 (2.55%) VBScript
8 3 (1.91%) C-shell
9 2 (1.27%) PHP
9 2 (1.27%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.64%) AWK
Qualifications
1 47 (29.94%) Security Cleared
2 40 (25.48%) SC Cleared
3 20 (12.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (8.28%) MCSA
5 9 (5.73%) DV Cleared
5 9 (5.73%) MCSE
5 9 (5.73%) RHCE
6 8 (5.10%) RHCSA
7 4 (2.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (2.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (1.91%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.91%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (1.27%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.64%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.64%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.64%) Degree
10 1 (0.64%) MCITP
10 1 (0.64%) MCP
10 1 (0.64%) Server+ Certification
10 1 (0.64%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.19%) SLA
2 2 (1.27%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.64%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.64%) GDPR
3 1 (0.64%) GxP
3 1 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 42 (26.75%) Active Directory
1 42 (26.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (17.20%) Hyper-V
3 19 (12.10%) VMware ESXi
3 19 (12.10%) vSphere
4 15 (9.55%) Microsoft App-V
5 10 (6.37%) PowerDNS
6 9 (5.73%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 9 (5.73%) XenApp
7 7 (4.46%) Firmware
8 5 (3.18%) Oracle RAC
8 5 (3.18%) Samba
8 5 (3.18%) Xen
9 4 (2.55%) Terminal Services
9 4 (2.55%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 4 (2.55%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (1.91%) KVM
10 3 (1.91%) NFS
11 2 (1.27%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 2 (1.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 24 (15.29%) SCCM
2 19 (12.10%) Ansible
3 17 (10.83%) Backup Exec
4 12 (7.64%) Terraform
5 9 (5.73%) Oracle RMAN
6 8 (5.10%) Avamar
6 8 (5.10%) SCOM
7 7 (4.46%) Nagios
8 6 (3.82%) Puppet
8 6 (3.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 6 (3.82%) vCenter Server
8 6 (3.82%) vRealize
9 4 (2.55%) EMC NetWorker
9 4 (2.55%) Microsoft Intune
9 4 (2.55%) SnapVault
9 4 (2.55%) Tivoli
10 3 (1.91%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 3 (1.91%) SnapMirror
10 3 (1.91%) WMI
11 2 (1.27%) IBM BigFix
Vendors
1 85 (54.14%) VMware
2 63 (40.13%) Veritas
3 56 (35.67%) Microsoft
4 52 (33.12%) NetApp
5 39 (24.84%) IBM
6 35 (22.29%) EMC
6 35 (22.29%) HP
7 30 (19.11%) Oracle
8 26 (16.56%) Red Hat
9 23 (14.65%) Dell
10 22 (14.01%) Veeam
11 18 (11.46%) Citrix
12 16 (10.19%) Cisco
13 15 (9.55%) Hitachi
13 15 (9.55%) Symantec
14 13 (8.28%) Brocade
14 13 (8.28%) Mercator
15 10 (6.37%) Lotus
15 10 (6.37%) Splunk
16 6 (3.82%) 3PAR