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 29 April 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
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 484 479 535
Rank change year-on-year -5 +56  
Contract jobs citing NetBackup 112 170 107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.30% 0.19%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.35% 2.97% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 115 66
Median daily rate £394 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £466 £464
UK excluding London median daily rate £343 £371 £298
% change year-on-year -7.60% +24.78%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 10
Median hourly rate £17.39 £46.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.19% +31.42%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £39.10 £25.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £51.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.39 £46.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -62.19% +31.42%  

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 4763 5717 4716
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 10.11% 10.23% 8.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 3160 3622 2857
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 £304 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 133 203
Median hourly rate £24.00 £22.00 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +8.99%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £48.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.19
% change year-on-year -15.55% +11.46%  

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

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NetBackup over the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NetBackup in the UK

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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

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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 29 April 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 -22 99 £400 +6.84% 9
London +23 42 £425 - 5
South East -8 35 £320 -14.23% 1
Surrey -9 19 £438 +12.90%
Epsom +7 12 £363 -
City of London -7 12 £425 +6.11% 2
Yorkshire +32 11 £381 -1.61% 1
Berkshire +25 7 £300 -33.44% 1
Hampshire +18 7 £175 -54.24%
South West -15 7 - -
West Yorkshire +27 6 £450 +16.12% 1
Wales +8 6 £400 -
Scotland +39 5 £285 -26.35%
Leeds +18 4 £450 +12.50% 1
South Wales +15 4 £450 +12.50%
Gloucestershire +6 4 - -
North Yorkshire - 4 £356 -
Wakefield - 4 £450 -
Fareham - 4 £175 -
Erskine +37 3 £285 -
Renfrewshire +37 3 £285 -
Reading +24 3 £300 -40.10% 1
Cardiff +19 3 - -
North West +37 2 £375 +15.38% 1
Slough +5 2 - -
West Sussex +4 2 £400 +8.47%
Bracknell 0 2 £269 -40.22%
Gloucester -2 2 - -
Bristol -14 2 - -
Tadworth - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 29 April 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.

1 108 (57.75%) Windows
1 108 (57.75%) SAN
2 76 (40.64%) Linux
3 75 (40.11%) VMware
4 73 (39.04%) Veritas
5 65 (34.76%) Symantec
6 63 (33.69%) Active Directory
6 63 (33.69%) NAS
7 61 (32.62%) Microsoft
7 61 (32.62%) Finance
8 58 (31.02%) Unix
8 58 (31.02%) Solaris
9 54 (28.88%) HP
10 53 (28.34%) EMC
10 53 (28.34%) NetApp
11 52 (27.81%) DNS
12 51 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
12 51 (27.27%) Windows Server
13 47 (25.13%) Red Hat
14 46 (24.60%) Windows Server 2012
15 45 (24.06%) Citrix
15 45 (24.06%) Cisco
15 45 (24.06%) Oracle
16 44 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
17 43 (22.99%) PowerShell
18 40 (21.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 39 (20.86%) DHCP
19 39 (20.86%) MS Exchange
20 35 (18.72%) Windows Server 2003
20 35 (18.72%) Clustering

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 39 (20.86%) MS Exchange
2 18 (9.63%) Skype for Business
3 15 (8.02%) IIS
4 14 (7.49%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (7.49%) Exchange Server 2013
4 14 (7.49%) SharePoint
5 8 (4.28%) Apache
5 8 (4.28%) Exchange Server 2003
5 8 (4.28%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (2.67%) Live Communications Server
7 4 (2.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (2.14%) iPlanet
7 4 (2.14%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.60%) JBoss
8 3 (1.60%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (1.60%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.60%) WildFly
9 2 (1.07%) MQSeries
9 2 (1.07%) OpenStack
9 2 (1.07%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 12 (6.42%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (1.07%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.28%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.67%) Office 365
4 4 (2.14%) IaaS
5 3 (1.60%) Mimecast
6 2 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.53%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.53%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 108 (57.75%) SAN
2 63 (33.69%) NAS
3 52 (27.81%) DNS
4 39 (20.86%) DHCP
5 29 (15.51%) Firewall
6 21 (11.23%) LDAP
7 20 (10.70%) iSCSI
7 20 (10.70%) TCP/IP
8 17 (9.09%) SMTP
9 15 (8.02%) LAN
10 12 (6.42%) Skype
11 11 (5.88%) SSH
11 11 (5.88%) WAN
12 10 (5.35%) FTP
13 8 (4.28%) Fibre Channel
14 7 (3.74%) Cisco ASA
14 7 (3.74%) VPN
15 6 (3.21%) Cisco IOS
16 5 (2.67%) Cisco Nexus
16 5 (2.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.74%) MS Access
2 7 (3.74%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (3.21%) Oracle Database
4 5 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (2.14%) InterSystems Cache
6 3 (1.60%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.60%) ObjectStore
7 2 (1.07%) DB2
7 2 (1.07%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.07%) MySQL
7 2 (1.07%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (1.07%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.07%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (1.07%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.07%) Vagrant
General
1 61 (32.62%) Finance
2 24 (12.83%) Legal
3 18 (9.63%) Banking
4 7 (3.74%) Back Office
5 4 (2.14%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.14%) Law
6 3 (1.60%) Publishing
7 2 (1.07%) Advertising
7 2 (1.07%) Electronics
7 2 (1.07%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.07%) Local Government
7 2 (1.07%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.07%) Marketing
7 2 (1.07%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.53%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 35 (18.72%) Administrator
2 32 (17.11%) Analyst
3 24 (12.83%) Systems Administrator
3 24 (12.83%) Unix Administrator
4 23 (12.30%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 22 (11.76%) Storage Administrator
6 20 (10.70%) Storage Systems Administrator
7 19 (10.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 16 (8.56%) NetBackup Engineer
9 12 (6.42%) Backup Engineer
9 12 (6.42%) Consultant
9 12 (6.42%) Storage Engineer
9 12 (6.42%) Support Analyst
10 11 (5.88%) Wintel Engineer
11 8 (4.28%) NetBackup Consultant
11 8 (4.28%) Solaris Administrator
11 8 (4.28%) Unix Analyst
11 8 (4.28%) VMware Engineer
12 7 (3.74%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 7 (3.74%) Storage Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.21%) Middleware
1 6 (3.21%) Web Services
2 4 (2.14%) J2EE
2 4 (2.14%) WAP
3 3 (1.60%) JSP
4 2 (1.07%) LAPP Stack
4 2 (1.07%) Memcached
4 2 (1.07%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 2 (1.07%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (1.07%) YAML
5 1 (0.53%) .NET
5 1 (0.53%) ADO
5 1 (0.53%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.53%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 35 (18.72%) Clustering
1 35 (18.72%) Enterprise Storage
2 28 (14.97%) Data Centre
3 21 (11.23%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (8.02%) Replication
5 11 (5.88%) Management Information System
6 9 (4.81%) Fat Client
6 9 (4.81%) Thin Client
7 7 (3.74%) Blackberry
7 7 (3.74%) Computer Science
7 7 (3.74%) EMC VNX
8 6 (3.21%) Private Cloud
9 4 (2.14%) Client/Server
9 4 (2.14%) Derivative
9 4 (2.14%) HP Storage
9 4 (2.14%) iPad
9 4 (2.14%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (1.60%) HP StoreVirtual
11 2 (1.07%) User Experience
11 2 (1.07%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 108 (57.75%) Windows
2 76 (40.64%) Linux
3 58 (31.02%) Solaris
3 58 (31.02%) Unix
4 51 (27.27%) Windows Server
4 51 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 46 (24.60%) Windows Server 2012
6 40 (21.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 35 (18.72%) Windows Server 2003
8 16 (8.56%) Windows 7
9 11 (5.88%) AIX
10 10 (5.35%) CentOS
11 9 (4.81%) Windows XP
12 6 (3.21%) Android
13 5 (2.67%) Windows 10
13 5 (2.67%) Windows 8
14 4 (2.14%) SUSE
15 3 (1.60%) Data ONTAP
15 3 (1.60%) VMS
16 1 (0.53%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (17.11%) Problem Management
2 31 (16.58%) Change Control
3 30 (16.04%) Disaster Recovery
4 27 (14.44%) Change Management
4 27 (14.44%) High Availability
4 27 (14.44%) ITIL
5 21 (11.23%) Service Delivery
6 15 (8.02%) Migration
7 12 (6.42%) Service Management
8 10 (5.35%) Capacity Management
8 10 (5.35%) Root Cause Analysis
9 9 (4.81%) Capacity Planning
9 9 (4.81%) ITIL V3
9 9 (4.81%) Network Monitoring
9 9 (4.81%) Proactive Monitoring
10 8 (4.28%) Configuration Management
10 8 (4.28%) Data Protection
10 8 (4.28%) Load Balancing
10 8 (4.28%) Server Building
11 7 (3.74%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (22.99%) PowerShell
2 25 (13.37%) Perl
3 22 (11.76%) SQL
4 18 (9.63%) Python
5 14 (7.49%) Bash Shell
5 14 (7.49%) Java
6 7 (3.74%) Korn
7 6 (3.21%) Shell Script
7 6 (3.21%) VB
8 4 (2.14%) C
8 4 (2.14%) Ruby
9 3 (1.60%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.07%) PHP
11 1 (0.53%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 28 (14.97%) Security Cleared
2 27 (14.44%) MCSE
2 27 (14.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (8.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 14 (7.49%) DV Cleared
5 12 (6.42%) SC Cleared
6 7 (3.74%) Citrix Certification
7 5 (2.67%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (2.14%) CCNA
8 4 (2.14%) Degree
8 4 (2.14%) MCSD
8 4 (2.14%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (1.60%) MCP
9 3 (1.60%) RHCE
10 2 (1.07%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.07%) RHCT
11 1 (0.53%) CCA
11 1 (0.53%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.53%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.56%) SLA
2 3 (1.60%) JSP 440
2 3 (1.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.53%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 63 (33.69%) Active Directory
2 44 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (12.83%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 22 (11.76%) Veritas File System
5 20 (10.70%) Hyper-V
6 16 (8.56%) VMware ESXi
7 15 (8.02%) vSphere
8 14 (7.49%) NFS
9 13 (6.95%) XenApp
10 10 (5.35%) VMware ESX
11 7 (3.74%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 7 (3.74%) Virtual Machines
12 6 (3.21%) Virtual Servers
13 3 (1.60%) VMware Server
13 3 (1.60%) XenDesktop
14 2 (1.07%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 2 (1.07%) Oracle RAC
14 2 (1.07%) Samba
14 2 (1.07%) Xen
14 2 (1.07%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 22 (11.76%) Backup Exec
2 21 (11.23%) SCCM
3 19 (10.16%) Norton AntiVirus
4 17 (9.09%) Microsoft Clustering
5 16 (8.56%) Nagios
6 13 (6.95%) EMC Navisphere
6 13 (6.95%) Puppet
7 12 (6.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 12 (6.42%) vCenter Server
7 12 (6.42%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 10 (5.35%) Ansible
8 10 (5.35%) SCOM
9 9 (4.81%) Netcool
9 9 (4.81%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 8 (4.28%) EMC NetWorker
10 8 (4.28%) Opscode Chef
10 8 (4.28%) Unicenter
11 7 (3.74%) AirWatch
11 7 (3.74%) vMotion
11 7 (3.74%) WSUS
Vendors
1 75 (40.11%) VMware
2 73 (39.04%) Veritas
3 65 (34.76%) Symantec
4 61 (32.62%) Microsoft
5 54 (28.88%) HP
6 53 (28.34%) EMC
6 53 (28.34%) NetApp
7 47 (25.13%) Red Hat
8 45 (24.06%) Cisco
8 45 (24.06%) Citrix
8 45 (24.06%) Oracle
9 33 (17.65%) Sun
10 29 (15.51%) Brocade
11 17 (9.09%) 3PAR
11 17 (9.09%) Intel Security
12 14 (7.49%) IBM
13 9 (4.81%) Intel
13 9 (4.81%) Sophos
14 7 (3.74%) CommVault
14 7 (3.74%) Dell
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