Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 600 569 637
Rank change year-on-year -31 +68 -87
Contract jobs citing NetBackup 283 331 279
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.29% 0.31% 0.24%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.63% 2.80% 2.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 238 163
UK median daily rate £325 £368 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.56% +9.70% -7.71%
10th Percentile £225 £225 £232
90th Percentile £500 £481 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -8.57% - +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 11
UK median hourly rate £17.44 £43.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.44% +65.38% -5.45%
10th Percentile £10.00 £20.25 £20.75
90th Percentile £26.38 £48.75 £28.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.25 £45.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year -75.00% +71.43% -4.55%

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 10769 11802 9699
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.06% 11.06% 8.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 7147 7541 5975
UK median daily rate £470 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.59% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £225
90th Percentile £613 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £390 £370
% change year-on-year +5.77% +5.41% +9.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 258 268 347
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £10.75 £13.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.60 £43.00 £40.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £26.00 £20.19
% change year-on-year -32.69% +28.81% +0.62%

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 24 September 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing NetBackup over the 6 months to 24 September 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for NetBackup in the UK

NetBackup
Top 16 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 24 September 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 -13 257 £325 -12.16% 8
UK excluding London +1 202 £320 -8.57% 6
South East +28 100 £325 -10.96% 3
London +5 80 £425 -4.49% 2
North of England +50 50 £310 +10.22% 1
North East +64 32 £310 +18.55%
Wales +10 14 £203 -49.25%
Midlands +13 13 £298 -8.46% 2
South West -13 12 £450 +14.16%
North West +9 10 £280 -18.25%
West Midlands +21 9 £185 -43.08% 1
Yorkshire +39 8 £363 +3.57% 1
Scotland +17 8 £288 -25.71%
East Midlands -3 4 £325 -18.75% 1
Northern Ireland - 4 £345 -
East of England -12 2 £325 -21.69%

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 179 (63.25%) Windows
2 138 (48.76%) SAN
3 121 (42.76%) Linux
4 118 (41.70%) Veritas
5 112 (39.58%) VMware
6 111 (39.22%) Active Directory
7 106 (37.46%) Solaris
8 99 (34.98%) EMC
9 98 (34.63%) Unix
10 95 (33.57%) Symantec
11 93 (32.86%) Microsoft
12 83 (29.33%) HP
13 81 (28.62%) Finance
14 73 (25.80%) NetApp
15 72 (25.44%) Cisco
15 72 (25.44%) Brocade
16 70 (24.73%) Security Cleared
16 70 (24.73%) Windows Server
17 68 (24.03%) Windows Server 2012
18 64 (22.61%) VMware Infrastructure
19 62 (21.91%) Oracle
20 61 (21.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 60 (21.20%) DNS
22 59 (20.85%) Windows Server 2008
23 58 (20.49%) VMware ESXi
23 58 (20.49%) ITIL
24 57 (20.14%) Fibre Channel
25 55 (19.43%) Red Hat
26 54 (19.08%) DHCP
27 52 (18.37%) Citrix

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 42 (14.84%) MS Exchange
2 19 (6.71%) IIS
3 16 (5.65%) SharePoint
4 15 (5.30%) JBoss
5 14 (4.95%) Skype for Business
5 14 (4.95%) WildFly
6 13 (4.59%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (3.18%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (2.47%) Apache
8 7 (2.47%) Tomcat
9 6 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2003
9 6 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (1.77%) IBM Notes
10 5 (1.77%) OpenStack
11 4 (1.41%) Live Communications Server
12 3 (1.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.71%) WebLogic
14 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2000
14 1 (0.35%) IBM Domino
14 1 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 13 (4.59%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.71%) Bankmaster
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (2.83%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.83%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (2.47%) Office 365
4 2 (0.71%) IaaS
5 1 (0.35%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.35%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 138 (48.76%) SAN
2 60 (21.20%) DNS
3 57 (20.14%) Fibre Channel
4 54 (19.08%) DHCP
5 50 (17.67%) NAS
6 25 (8.83%) TCP/IP
7 24 (8.48%) LDAP
8 17 (6.01%) Firewall
8 17 (6.01%) LAN
9 16 (5.65%) SSH
10 14 (4.95%) SMTP
11 11 (3.89%) iSCSI
11 11 (3.89%) WAN
12 9 (3.18%) Cisco IOS
13 8 (2.83%) Network Security
13 8 (2.83%) VPN
14 6 (2.12%) Remote Desktop
14 6 (2.12%) Skype
14 6 (2.12%) Wireshark
15 5 (1.77%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (15.90%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.95%) Oracle Database
3 4 (1.41%) MS Access
3 4 (1.41%) ObjectStore
3 4 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (1.41%) Oracle Database 12c
3 4 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (1.41%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.71%) Sybase ASE
6 1 (0.35%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (1.06%) JIRA
1 3 (1.06%) Subversion
2 2 (0.71%) Vagrant
General
1 81 (28.62%) Finance
2 34 (12.01%) Banking
3 28 (9.89%) Legal
4 8 (2.83%) Local Government
5 5 (1.77%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.06%) Advertising
7 3 (1.06%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.35%) Back Office
8 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.35%) Front Office
8 1 (0.35%) Military
8 1 (0.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 47 (16.61%) Administrator
2 39 (13.78%) Analyst
2 39 (13.78%) Storage Engineer
3 34 (12.01%) Systems Administrator
4 30 (10.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 28 (9.89%) Backup Engineer
6 19 (6.71%) NetApp Engineer
7 18 (6.36%) NetBackup Engineer
8 16 (5.65%) Technical Analyst
9 15 (5.30%) Support Engineer
10 14 (4.95%) Storage and Backup Engineer
10 14 (4.95%) Unix Administrator
11 13 (4.59%) Solaris Administrator
12 12 (4.24%) Unix Engineer
13 11 (3.89%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 11 (3.89%) 3rd Line Support
13 11 (3.89%) Consultant
13 11 (3.89%) NetBackup Administrator
14 10 (3.53%) Operations Analyst
14 10 (3.53%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.30%) Middleware
1 15 (5.30%) Web Services
2 4 (1.41%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 2 (0.71%) LAPP Stack
3 2 (0.71%) WAP
4 1 (0.35%) ADO
4 1 (0.35%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 31 (10.95%) Data Centre
1 31 (10.95%) Enterprise Storage
2 29 (10.25%) Replication
3 25 (8.83%) Clustering
4 15 (5.30%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (4.95%) Client/Server
6 13 (4.59%) EMC VNX
7 12 (4.24%) Management Information System
8 9 (3.18%) Computer Science
8 9 (3.18%) EMC VMAX
9 7 (2.47%) HP Storage
9 7 (2.47%) Online Banking
9 7 (2.47%) VxBlock/Vblock
10 6 (2.12%) Blackberry
10 6 (2.12%) CMDB
10 6 (2.12%) Linux Command Line
10 6 (2.12%) PKI
10 6 (2.12%) Private Cloud
11 4 (1.41%) NHS
11 4 (1.41%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 179 (63.25%) Windows
2 121 (42.76%) Linux
3 106 (37.46%) Solaris
4 98 (34.63%) Unix
5 70 (24.73%) Windows Server
6 68 (24.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 61 (21.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 59 (20.85%) Windows Server 2008
9 40 (14.13%) AIX
10 36 (12.72%) Windows Server 2003
11 19 (6.71%) Windows 7
12 14 (4.95%) Windows XP
13 12 (4.24%) CentOS
14 11 (3.89%) SUSE
15 9 (3.18%) Android
16 7 (2.47%) Oracle Linux
17 4 (1.41%) VMS
17 4 (1.41%) Windows 10
18 3 (1.06%) Data ONTAP
18 3 (1.06%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (20.49%) ITIL
2 42 (14.84%) Disaster Recovery
3 37 (13.07%) Migration
4 31 (10.95%) Change Management
4 31 (10.95%) Load Balancing
5 30 (10.60%) Performance Monitoring
6 26 (9.19%) Capacity Management
7 22 (7.77%) Problem Management
8 21 (7.42%) High Availability
9 20 (7.07%) Service Delivery
10 17 (6.01%) Performance Tuning
11 15 (5.30%) Incident Management
11 15 (5.30%) Service Management
12 14 (4.95%) Capacity Planning
12 14 (4.95%) Data Protection
12 14 (4.95%) Project Management
13 12 (4.24%) QMS
13 12 (4.24%) Quality Management
14 11 (3.89%) Configuration Management
15 9 (3.18%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (16.96%) PowerShell
2 46 (16.25%) Perl
3 35 (12.37%) SQL
4 28 (9.89%) Shell Script
5 18 (6.36%) Python
6 17 (6.01%) Java
7 13 (4.59%) Korn
8 11 (3.89%) Bash Shell
9 9 (3.18%) Ruby
9 9 (3.18%) VB
10 8 (2.83%) Bourne shell
11 7 (2.47%) AWK
12 5 (1.77%) C#
13 4 (1.41%) PL/SQL
14 3 (1.06%) C
14 3 (1.06%) JavaScript
15 1 (0.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 70 (24.73%) Security Cleared
2 44 (15.55%) SC Cleared
3 19 (6.71%) DV Cleared
4 17 (6.01%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (4.59%) Degree
6 10 (3.53%) RHCE
7 7 (2.47%) OCA
7 7 (2.47%) OCP
7 7 (2.47%) Oracle Certification
7 7 (2.47%) RHCSA
7 7 (2.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (1.77%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.06%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (1.06%) MCSA
10 3 (1.06%) MCSE
10 3 (1.06%) VCP5
11 2 (0.71%) CCNA
11 2 (0.71%) CTC Cleared
11 2 (0.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.71%) SLA
2 4 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.71%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 111 (39.22%) Active Directory
2 64 (22.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 58 (20.49%) VMware ESXi
4 32 (11.31%) Hyper-V
5 28 (9.89%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 25 (8.83%) NFS
7 23 (8.13%) Veritas File System
8 17 (6.01%) vSphere
9 15 (5.30%) XenApp
10 8 (2.83%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 8 (2.83%) Oracle RAC
11 7 (2.47%) Firmware
11 7 (2.47%) GlusterFS
12 4 (1.41%) Docker
12 4 (1.41%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 4 (1.41%) Virtual Servers
12 4 (1.41%) VMware Workstation
13 3 (1.06%) iptables
13 3 (1.06%) Samba
13 3 (1.06%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 35 (12.37%) EMC NetWorker
2 26 (9.19%) Backup Exec
2 26 (9.19%) Norton AntiVirus
2 26 (9.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 25 (8.83%) Puppet
4 23 (8.13%) SCOM
5 22 (7.77%) HP Data Protector
6 19 (6.71%) SCCM
7 17 (6.01%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 14 (4.95%) Netcool
8 14 (4.95%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 12 (4.24%) Tivoli
9 12 (4.24%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 11 (3.89%) Oracle RMAN
11 10 (3.53%) AirWatch
11 10 (3.53%) BladeLogic
11 10 (3.53%) WSUS
12 9 (3.18%) McAfee ePO
13 8 (2.83%) Data Guard
13 8 (2.83%) EMC Navisphere
Vendors
1 118 (41.70%) Veritas
2 112 (39.58%) VMware
3 99 (34.98%) EMC
4 95 (33.57%) Symantec
5 93 (32.86%) Microsoft
6 83 (29.33%) HP
7 73 (25.80%) NetApp
8 72 (25.44%) Brocade
8 72 (25.44%) Cisco
9 62 (21.91%) Oracle
10 55 (19.43%) Red Hat
11 52 (18.37%) Citrix
12 41 (14.49%) IBM
13 36 (12.72%) McAfee
14 19 (6.71%) Sun
15 16 (5.65%) Dell
15 16 (5.65%) Hitachi
15 16 (5.65%) Veeam
16 9 (3.18%) MobileIron
17 8 (2.83%) Remedy