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 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Veritas NetBackup
UK
Rank 494 491 522
Rank change year-on-year -3 +31  
Contract jobs citing NetBackup 99 153 102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.29% 0.19%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.18% 3.10% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 82 59
Median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £250 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £500 £464
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £366 £350
% change year-on-year -3.07% +4.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 9
Median hourly rate £17.50 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.11% +12.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £46.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -61.95% +15.00%  

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 4531 4928 4422
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 10.00% 9.26% 8.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3033 3122 2621
Median daily rate £465 £450 £417
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +7.91%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 133 169
Median hourly rate £23.88 £22.50 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.11% +11.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £38.08
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year -15.55% +4.65%  

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 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NetBackup in the UK

NetBackup
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 March 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 -26 85 £425 +9.67% 14
London +23 38 £425 -5.55% 6
South East -11 28 £400 +8.47% 2
Surrey -6 17 £475 +26.24%
City of London +8 12 £388 -8.01% 2
Epsom +7 12 £400 -
Scotland +24 11 £310 +61.45%
Yorkshire +24 10 £450 +12.50% 2
Renfrewshire +18 9 £298 +10.69%
Erskine +17 9 £298 +10.69%
West Yorkshire +14 7 £450 +12.50% 1
Leeds +14 6 £450 +12.50% 1
Hampshire +14 6 £175 -54.24%
South West -13 5 - - 1
Berkshire +25 4 £300 -33.44% 2
Gloucestershire +8 4 - -
Wakefield - 4 £450 -
Fareham - 4 £175 -
North Yorkshire - 3 £363 - 1
Slough +9 2 - -
Gloucester 0 2 - -
Middlesbrough - 2 - -
North West +21 1 £375 +15.38% 1
Reading +18 1 £300 -40.10% 2
West Midlands +12 1 - -
Crawley +7 1 £400 +8.65%
Hertfordshire +5 1 - -
Glasgow +1 1 £355 +210.72%
East of England -2 1 - -
West Sussex -3 1 £400 +9.21%

NetBackup
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 97 (53.30%) Windows
2 96 (52.75%) SAN
3 89 (48.90%) VMware
4 76 (41.76%) Veritas
5 70 (38.46%) Linux
6 65 (35.71%) Symantec
7 59 (32.42%) Unix
8 58 (31.87%) Active Directory
9 56 (30.77%) HP
9 56 (30.77%) NAS
10 53 (29.12%) Finance
11 52 (28.57%) Windows Server
12 50 (27.47%) VMware Infrastructure
13 48 (26.37%) Microsoft
13 48 (26.37%) EMC
13 48 (26.37%) Solaris
14 45 (24.73%) DNS
15 44 (24.18%) Red Hat
15 44 (24.18%) Windows Server 2008
15 44 (24.18%) Windows Server 2012
16 41 (22.53%) NetApp
17 40 (21.98%) Clustering
17 40 (21.98%) Cisco
17 40 (21.98%) Oracle
18 39 (21.43%) ITIL
19 37 (20.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 37 (20.33%) PowerShell
20 36 (19.78%) Citrix
21 34 (18.68%) Sun
21 34 (18.68%) Windows Server 2003

NetBackup
Top Related 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 34 (18.68%) MS Exchange
2 18 (9.89%) Skype for Business
3 13 (7.14%) SharePoint
4 11 (6.04%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (6.04%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (5.49%) IIS
6 9 (4.95%) Apache
7 7 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (2.20%) iPlanet
9 4 (2.20%) Tomcat
9 4 (2.20%) WebLogic
10 3 (1.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (1.10%) Live Communications Server
11 2 (1.10%) MQSeries
11 2 (1.10%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (1.10%) WebLogic Portal
12 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2000
12 1 (0.55%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (8.24%) MS Excel
2 12 (6.59%) MS Office
3 3 (1.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.55%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.20%) Office 365
4 3 (1.65%) IaaS
5 2 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.10%) Mimecast
5 2 (1.10%) SaaS
6 1 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.55%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.55%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.55%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 96 (52.75%) SAN
2 56 (30.77%) NAS
3 45 (24.73%) DNS
4 31 (17.03%) DHCP
5 27 (14.84%) Firewall
6 20 (10.99%) SMTP
7 19 (10.44%) iSCSI
7 19 (10.44%) TCP/IP
8 16 (8.79%) LAN
9 13 (7.14%) FTP
10 12 (6.59%) LDAP
10 12 (6.59%) WAN
11 11 (6.04%) Skype
12 8 (4.40%) Fibre Channel
12 8 (4.40%) SSH
13 5 (2.75%) Cisco ASA
13 5 (2.75%) Cisco IOS
13 5 (2.75%) SSL
13 5 (2.75%) VPN
14 4 (2.20%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (17.03%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.95%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (3.30%) Oracle Database
3 6 (3.30%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (2.75%) MS Access
5 4 (2.20%) InterSystems Cache
5 4 (2.20%) MySQL
6 3 (1.65%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.65%) ObjectStore
7 2 (1.10%) DB2
7 2 (1.10%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.10%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (1.10%) SAP HANA
7 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (10.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (1.10%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.10%) JIRA
2 2 (1.10%) Subversion
3 1 (0.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 53 (29.12%) Finance
2 24 (13.19%) Legal
3 16 (8.79%) Banking
4 9 (4.95%) Back Office
5 4 (2.20%) Games
5 4 (2.20%) Law
6 2 (1.10%) Advertising
6 2 (1.10%) Electronics
6 2 (1.10%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.10%) Local Government
6 2 (1.10%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.10%) Marketing
6 2 (1.10%) Publishing
6 2 (1.10%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (22.53%) Administrator
2 26 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
2 26 (14.29%) Unix Administrator
3 25 (13.74%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 24 (13.19%) Analyst
5 23 (12.64%) Storage Administrator
6 20 (10.99%) Storage Systems Administrator
7 17 (9.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 16 (8.79%) NetBackup Engineer
9 11 (6.04%) Consultant
10 10 (5.49%) Wintel Engineer
11 9 (4.95%) Backup Engineer
11 9 (4.95%) Support Analyst
12 8 (4.40%) Linux Engineer
12 8 (4.40%) Solaris Administrator
12 8 (4.40%) Support Engineer
12 8 (4.40%) Unix Analyst
13 7 (3.85%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 7 (3.85%) Solaris Systems Administrator
13 7 (3.85%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.20%) J2EE
2 3 (1.65%) .NET
2 3 (1.65%) ADO
2 3 (1.65%) JSP
2 3 (1.65%) WAP
2 3 (1.65%) Web Services
3 2 (1.10%) Memcached
3 2 (1.10%) Middleware
3 2 (1.10%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 2 (1.10%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (1.10%) YAML
4 1 (0.55%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 40 (21.98%) Clustering
2 32 (17.58%) Enterprise Storage
3 27 (14.84%) Data Centre
4 13 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (7.14%) Replication
5 12 (6.59%) Management Information System
6 11 (6.04%) EMC VNX
7 7 (3.85%) Fat Client
7 7 (3.85%) Thin Client
8 5 (2.75%) Computer Science
9 4 (2.20%) Blackberry
9 4 (2.20%) Derivative
9 4 (2.20%) HP Storage
9 4 (2.20%) iPad
9 4 (2.20%) Private Cloud
10 3 (1.65%) HP StoreVirtual
10 3 (1.65%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (1.10%) Fintech
11 2 (1.10%) Smart Meter
11 2 (1.10%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 97 (53.30%) Windows
2 70 (38.46%) Linux
3 59 (32.42%) Unix
4 52 (28.57%) Windows Server
5 48 (26.37%) Solaris
6 44 (24.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 44 (24.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 37 (20.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 34 (18.68%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (6.59%) Windows 7
10 10 (5.49%) AIX
11 9 (4.95%) CentOS
12 7 (3.85%) Windows XP
13 5 (2.75%) Android
13 5 (2.75%) SUSE
13 5 (2.75%) Windows 8
14 4 (2.20%) Windows 10
15 3 (1.65%) Data ONTAP
16 1 (0.55%) VMS
16 1 (0.55%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (21.43%) ITIL
2 34 (18.68%) Problem Management
3 32 (17.58%) Change Control
4 31 (17.03%) Change Management
5 30 (16.48%) High Availability
6 28 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
7 22 (12.09%) Service Delivery
8 21 (11.54%) Migration
9 12 (6.59%) DevOps
9 12 (6.59%) Service Management
10 11 (6.04%) Load Balancing
10 11 (6.04%) Server Building
11 10 (5.49%) ITIL V3
12 9 (4.95%) Configuration Management
12 9 (4.95%) Network Monitoring
12 9 (4.95%) Performance Tuning
13 8 (4.40%) Data Centre Operations
14 7 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
14 7 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
15 6 (3.30%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (20.33%) PowerShell
2 20 (10.99%) Perl
2 20 (10.99%) SQL
3 16 (8.79%) Bash Shell
4 15 (8.24%) Python
5 10 (5.49%) Java
6 7 (3.85%) Korn
6 7 (3.85%) VB
7 6 (3.30%) Shell Script
8 4 (2.20%) AWK
8 4 (2.20%) C
8 4 (2.20%) Ruby
9 2 (1.10%) C#
9 2 (1.10%) PHP
9 2 (1.10%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (16.48%) MCSE
1 30 (16.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 13 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 13 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 12 (6.59%) DV Cleared
5 10 (5.49%) RHCE
6 7 (3.85%) Citrix Certification
7 5 (2.75%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (2.20%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (2.20%) MCP
9 3 (1.65%) CCNA
9 3 (1.65%) Degree
9 3 (1.65%) MCSD
10 2 (1.10%) RHCT
11 1 (0.55%) CCA
11 1 (0.55%) CCNP
11 1 (0.55%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.55%) VCP5
11 1 (0.55%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.14%) SLA
2 3 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.65%) JSP 440
2 3 (1.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 58 (31.87%) Active Directory
2 50 (27.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (17.58%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 22 (12.09%) Veritas File System
5 20 (10.99%) vSphere
6 17 (9.34%) VMware ESX
7 15 (8.24%) Hyper-V
7 15 (8.24%) VMware ESXi
8 13 (7.14%) NFS
9 11 (6.04%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 8 (4.40%) Virtual Machines
11 7 (3.85%) XenApp
12 6 (3.30%) Virtual Servers
13 3 (1.65%) VMware Server
13 3 (1.65%) XenDesktop
14 2 (1.10%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 2 (1.10%) Corosync
14 2 (1.10%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 2 (1.10%) Oracle RAC
14 2 (1.10%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 26 (14.29%) Backup Exec
2 24 (13.19%) SCCM
3 18 (9.89%) Nagios
3 18 (9.89%) Norton AntiVirus
4 17 (9.34%) Puppet
5 16 (8.79%) Microsoft Clustering
6 15 (8.24%) SCOM
7 13 (7.14%) EMC Navisphere
8 12 (6.59%) Ansible
9 10 (5.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 10 (5.49%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 9 (4.95%) OpenView
11 8 (4.40%) Tivoli
12 7 (3.85%) Netcool
12 7 (3.85%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 7 (3.85%) vMotion
12 7 (3.85%) vRealize
13 6 (3.30%) EMC NetWorker
13 6 (3.30%) Failover Clustering
13 6 (3.30%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 89 (48.90%) VMware
2 76 (41.76%) Veritas
3 65 (35.71%) Symantec
4 56 (30.77%) HP
5 48 (26.37%) EMC
5 48 (26.37%) Microsoft
6 44 (24.18%) Red Hat
7 41 (22.53%) NetApp
8 40 (21.98%) Cisco
8 40 (21.98%) Oracle
9 36 (19.78%) Citrix
10 34 (18.68%) Sun
11 27 (14.84%) Brocade
12 17 (9.34%) IBM
13 15 (8.24%) 3PAR
14 11 (6.04%) Dell
15 10 (5.49%) Intel Security
16 8 (4.40%) CommVault
16 8 (4.40%) Intel
17 7 (3.85%) Sophos
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £299 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
North Yorkshire
LA International
Rate: £195 per day
Posted: 5 days ago