Period
to 21 July 2017

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 July 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
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 602 552 618
Rank change year-on-year -50 +66 -69
Contract jobs citing NetBackup 243 372 256
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.34% 0.23%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.38% 3.17% 2.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 257 158
UK median daily rate £338 £366 £329
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.85% +11.41% -12.33%
10th Percentile £219 £225 £156
90th Percentile £511 £471 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £360 £325
% change year-on-year -9.72% +10.77% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 17
UK median hourly rate £17.39 £45.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.36% +60.71% +5.66%
10th Percentile £10.00 £21.00 £20.90
90th Percentile £22.19 £51.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.39 £46.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -62.20% +64.29% +5.66%

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 10210 11744 9683
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 10.65% 10.67% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 6756 7585 5897
UK median daily rate £460 £425 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.24% +7.59% +5.33%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £213
90th Percentile £601 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £388 £363
% change year-on-year +8.39% +6.90% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 221 264 338
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £20.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +12.33% +2.72%
10th Percentile £11.75 £12.75 £12.00
90th Percentile £46.00 £47.66 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £20.19
% change year-on-year -22.22% +11.47% +0.93%

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 July 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 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 21 July 2017. 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 -65 207 £350 -5.41% 18
UK excluding London -53 168 £325 -9.72% 13
South East -5 83 £336 -8.26% 2
London +14 71 £425 -2.30% 6
North of England +31 39 £324 +14.60% 3
North East +29 22 £310 +24.00%
Scotland +34 17 £285 -24.00%
Yorkshire +34 13 £400 +3.23% 2
Wales +12 12 £203 -49.25% 1
South West -28 10 £550 +41.94% 5
North West +12 4 £280 -23.81% 1
Midlands +1 4 £323 -0.77% 2
Northern Ireland - 4 £345 -
East Midlands -17 3 £323 -19.38% 1
West Midlands +14 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 21 July 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.

1 154 (63.37%) Windows
2 126 (51.85%) SAN
3 106 (43.62%) Linux
4 98 (40.33%) Veritas
5 96 (39.51%) EMC
6 93 (38.27%) VMware
7 87 (35.80%) Symantec
8 85 (34.98%) Unix
9 84 (34.57%) Solaris
10 82 (33.74%) Active Directory
11 73 (30.04%) Cisco
12 71 (29.22%) Finance
13 70 (28.81%) HP
13 70 (28.81%) Windows Server
14 68 (27.98%) Microsoft
15 65 (26.75%) NAS
16 60 (24.69%) NetApp
17 58 (23.87%) Brocade
18 57 (23.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 57 (23.46%) VMware Infrastructure
18 57 (23.46%) Windows Server 2012
19 54 (22.22%) DNS
20 51 (20.99%) Red Hat
20 51 (20.99%) Windows Server 2008
21 48 (19.75%) DHCP
22 47 (19.34%) Perl
22 47 (19.34%) Oracle
23 45 (18.52%) Citrix
23 45 (18.52%) PowerShell
23 45 (18.52%) Security Cleared

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 38 (15.64%) MS Exchange
2 16 (6.58%) Exchange Server 2013
2 16 (6.58%) Skype for Business
3 13 (5.35%) IIS
3 13 (5.35%) SharePoint
4 12 (4.94%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (3.70%) JBoss
5 9 (3.70%) WildFly
6 8 (3.29%) Apache
7 7 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2003
7 7 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (2.06%) IBM Notes
8 5 (2.06%) Live Communications Server
8 5 (2.06%) OpenStack
9 3 (1.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (1.23%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (1.23%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2000
10 1 (0.41%) IBM Domino
10 1 (0.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (6.17%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.82%) Bankmaster
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.29%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (3.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.88%) Office 365
3 4 (1.65%) IaaS
4 2 (0.82%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.41%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 126 (51.85%) SAN
2 65 (26.75%) NAS
3 54 (22.22%) DNS
4 48 (19.75%) DHCP
5 44 (18.11%) Fibre Channel
6 31 (12.76%) TCP/IP
7 24 (9.88%) LDAP
8 22 (9.05%) iSCSI
9 19 (7.82%) SMTP
10 14 (5.76%) LAN
11 11 (4.53%) Firewall
11 11 (4.53%) SSH
11 11 (4.53%) VPN
12 9 (3.70%) Cisco IOS
13 8 (3.29%) WAN
14 7 (2.88%) Skype
15 6 (2.47%) Remote Desktop
16 5 (2.06%) Cisco Nexus
16 5 (2.06%) Telnet
16 5 (2.06%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (14.40%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.47%) MS Access
3 4 (1.65%) Oracle Database
3 4 (1.65%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.23%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.82%) InterSystems Cache
5 2 (0.82%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.82%) MySQL
5 2 (0.82%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.82%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.82%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.41%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 9 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.23%) JIRA
2 3 (1.23%) Subversion
3 2 (0.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (0.82%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.82%) Vagrant
General
1 71 (29.22%) Finance
2 29 (11.93%) Banking
2 29 (11.93%) Legal
3 5 (2.06%) Investment Banking
4 4 (1.65%) Local Government
4 4 (1.65%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.23%) Law
6 2 (0.82%) Advertising
6 2 (0.82%) Back Office
6 2 (0.82%) Publishing
7 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.41%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 46 (18.93%) Analyst
2 42 (17.28%) Administrator
3 33 (13.58%) Systems Administrator
4 28 (11.52%) Backup Engineer
5 26 (10.70%) Storage Engineer
6 24 (9.88%) NetBackup Engineer
7 21 (8.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 21 (8.64%) Unix Administrator
8 17 (7.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
9 14 (5.76%) Support Analyst
10 13 (5.35%) Unix Analyst
11 12 (4.94%) Solaris Systems Administrator
11 12 (4.94%) Storage and Backup Engineer
11 12 (4.94%) Technical Analyst
12 11 (4.53%) Solaris Administrator
12 11 (4.53%) Storage Administrator
13 10 (4.12%) Operations Analyst
13 10 (4.12%) Storage Systems Administrator
14 9 (3.70%) NetApp Engineer
14 9 (3.70%) NetBackup Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.12%) Middleware
2 9 (3.70%) Web Services
3 4 (1.65%) WAP
4 2 (0.82%) LAPP Stack
4 2 (0.82%) Memcached
4 2 (0.82%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (0.82%) YAML
5 1 (0.41%) ADO
5 1 (0.41%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.41%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 35 (14.40%) Enterprise Storage
2 33 (13.58%) Replication
3 29 (11.93%) Data Centre
4 26 (10.70%) Clustering
5 15 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (5.35%) Management Information System
7 12 (4.94%) Computer Science
8 11 (4.53%) EMC VNX
9 9 (3.70%) Client/Server
10 8 (3.29%) HP Storage
10 8 (3.29%) Private Cloud
11 7 (2.88%) Blackberry
12 6 (2.47%) CMDB
12 6 (2.47%) Derivative
12 6 (2.47%) Fat Client
12 6 (2.47%) Linux Command Line
12 6 (2.47%) PKI
12 6 (2.47%) Thin Client
13 5 (2.06%) VxBlock/Vblock
14 4 (1.65%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 154 (63.37%) Windows
2 106 (43.62%) Linux
3 85 (34.98%) Unix
4 84 (34.57%) Solaris
5 70 (28.81%) Windows Server
6 57 (23.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 57 (23.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 51 (20.99%) Windows Server 2008
8 28 (11.52%) AIX
9 21 (8.64%) Windows Server 2003
10 19 (7.82%) CentOS
11 15 (6.17%) Windows 7
12 9 (3.70%) Android
13 7 (2.88%) Windows XP
14 5 (2.06%) Data ONTAP
14 5 (2.06%) Windows 10
15 4 (1.65%) VMS
16 3 (1.23%) SUSE
16 3 (1.23%) Windows 8
17 1 (0.41%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (17.28%) ITIL
2 34 (13.99%) Disaster Recovery
3 29 (11.93%) Change Management
4 25 (10.29%) Migration
4 25 (10.29%) Problem Management
5 21 (8.64%) High Availability
6 18 (7.41%) Performance Monitoring
6 18 (7.41%) Service Delivery
7 16 (6.58%) Capacity Management
8 14 (5.76%) Change Control
8 14 (5.76%) Load Balancing
9 13 (5.35%) Configuration Management
9 13 (5.35%) Performance Tuning
10 11 (4.53%) Asset Management
10 11 (4.53%) Network Monitoring
11 10 (4.12%) Security Patching
11 10 (4.12%) Service Management
12 9 (3.70%) Infrastructure Monitoring
12 9 (3.70%) Mobile Device Management
12 9 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 47 (19.34%) Perl
2 45 (18.52%) PowerShell
3 30 (12.35%) SQL
4 20 (8.23%) Korn
4 20 (8.23%) Python
5 19 (7.82%) Bash Shell
6 18 (7.41%) Java
7 15 (6.17%) Shell Script
8 9 (3.70%) VB
9 8 (3.29%) Bourne shell
10 7 (2.88%) AWK
11 4 (1.65%) C
11 4 (1.65%) Ruby
12 3 (1.23%) JavaScript
13 2 (0.82%) PHP
14 1 (0.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 45 (18.52%) Security Cleared
2 26 (10.70%) SC Cleared
3 17 (7.00%) DV Cleared
4 13 (5.35%) Degree
5 11 (4.53%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (4.12%) MCSE
7 8 (3.29%) RHCE
8 7 (2.88%) OCA
8 7 (2.88%) OCP
8 7 (2.88%) Oracle Certification
8 7 (2.88%) RHCSA
8 7 (2.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (2.06%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (1.65%) CCNA
10 4 (1.65%) MCSD
10 4 (1.65%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (1.23%) Computer Science Degree
12 2 (0.82%) BPSS Clearance
12 2 (0.82%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.12%) SLA
2 3 (1.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 82 (33.74%) Active Directory
2 57 (23.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (11.93%) VMware ESXi
4 28 (11.52%) Hyper-V
5 27 (11.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 22 (9.05%) Veritas File System
7 19 (7.82%) NFS
8 17 (7.00%) XenApp
9 10 (4.12%) vSphere
10 8 (3.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 7 (2.88%) GlusterFS
12 6 (2.47%) Virtual Servers
13 5 (2.06%) Virtual Machines
14 3 (1.23%) vCloud
14 3 (1.23%) VMware Workstation
15 2 (0.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 2 (0.82%) Firmware
15 2 (0.82%) Oracle RAC
15 2 (0.82%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 2 (0.82%) Xen
Systems Management
1 25 (10.29%) EMC NetWorker
2 24 (9.88%) Backup Exec
2 24 (9.88%) Norton AntiVirus
3 21 (8.64%) SCOM
3 21 (8.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 18 (7.41%) HP Data Protector
4 18 (7.41%) SCCM
5 17 (7.00%) Puppet
6 16 (6.58%) Nagios
7 15 (6.17%) EMC Navisphere
7 15 (6.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 15 (6.17%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 11 (4.53%) Ansible
9 10 (4.12%) AirWatch
9 10 (4.12%) Control-M
9 10 (4.12%) Microsoft Clustering
9 10 (4.12%) Opscode Chef
9 10 (4.12%) WSUS
10 9 (3.70%) Netcool
10 9 (3.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 98 (40.33%) Veritas
2 96 (39.51%) EMC
3 93 (38.27%) VMware
4 87 (35.80%) Symantec
5 73 (30.04%) Cisco
6 70 (28.81%) HP
7 68 (27.98%) Microsoft
8 60 (24.69%) NetApp
9 58 (23.87%) Brocade
10 51 (20.99%) Red Hat
11 47 (19.34%) Oracle
12 45 (18.52%) Citrix
13 33 (13.58%) IBM
14 21 (8.64%) McAfee
14 21 (8.64%) Sun
15 13 (5.35%) Veeam
16 12 (4.94%) Dell
17 10 (4.12%) 3PAR
18 9 (3.70%) MobileIron
19 8 (3.29%) Avaya
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Posted: 13 hours ago
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LA International
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: £300 - £320 per day
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