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 27 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
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 485 487 523
Rank change year-on-year +2 +36  
Contract jobs citing NetBackup 110 169 104
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.30% 0.19%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.34% 2.98% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 114 61
Median daily rate £394 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £475 £466
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £371 £300
% change year-on-year -5.72% +23.75%  
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 4696 5670 4695
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 10.11% 10.14% 8.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3113 3585 2846
Median daily rate £475 £450 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +11.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £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 102 133 200
Median hourly rate £24.00 £21.50 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.62% +6.51%  
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 £35.50
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

NetBackup
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NetBackup over the 3 months to 27 April 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 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 27 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 -28 97 £400 +6.66% 10
London +28 41 £425 - 6
South East -11 34 £325 -12.89% 2
Surrey -11 19 £438 +12.90%
Epsom +7 12 £363 -
City of London +3 12 £425 +6.11% 2
Yorkshire +33 11 £381 -1.61% 1
Hampshire +9 7 £175 -54.24%
South West -7 7 - -
West Yorkshire +25 6 £450 +16.12% 1
Berkshire +19 6 £300 -33.44% 2
Wales +11 6 £400 -
Scotland +35 5 £285 -26.35%
Leeds +19 4 £450 +12.50% 1
South Wales +11 4 £450 +12.50%
Gloucestershire +9 4 - -
North Yorkshire - 4 £356 -
Wakefield - 4 £450 -
Fareham - 4 £175 -
Erskine +37 3 £285 -
Renfrewshire +36 3 £285 -
Reading +25 3 £300 -40.10% 1
Cardiff +24 3 - -
North West +28 2 £375 +15.38% 1
West Sussex +8 2 £400 +8.47%
Slough +7 2 - -
Gloucester 0 2 - -
Bristol -16 2 - -
Tadworth - 2 - -
West Midlands +23 1 - -

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 107 (57.84%) Windows
1 107 (57.84%) SAN
2 76 (41.08%) Linux
3 75 (40.54%) VMware
4 72 (38.92%) Veritas
5 65 (35.14%) Symantec
6 63 (34.05%) NAS
7 62 (33.51%) Active Directory
8 60 (32.43%) Microsoft
8 60 (32.43%) Finance
9 58 (31.35%) Unix
9 58 (31.35%) Solaris
10 53 (28.65%) HP
11 52 (28.11%) EMC
11 52 (28.11%) NetApp
12 51 (27.57%) DNS
13 50 (27.03%) Windows Server 2008
13 50 (27.03%) Windows Server
14 47 (25.41%) Red Hat
15 46 (24.86%) Windows Server 2012
16 45 (24.32%) Cisco
17 44 (23.78%) Oracle
17 44 (23.78%) Citrix
17 44 (23.78%) VMware Infrastructure
18 42 (22.70%) PowerShell
19 40 (21.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 38 (20.54%) DHCP
20 38 (20.54%) MS Exchange
21 35 (18.92%) Enterprise Storage
22 34 (18.38%) 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 38 (20.54%) MS Exchange
2 18 (9.73%) Skype for Business
3 15 (8.11%) IIS
4 14 (7.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (7.57%) Exchange Server 2013
4 14 (7.57%) SharePoint
5 8 (4.32%) Apache
5 8 (4.32%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (3.78%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (2.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (2.16%) iPlanet
7 4 (2.16%) Live Communications Server
7 4 (2.16%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.62%) JBoss
8 3 (1.62%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (1.62%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.62%) WildFly
9 2 (1.08%) MQSeries
9 2 (1.08%) OpenStack
9 2 (1.08%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 11 (5.95%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (1.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.32%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.70%) Office 365
4 4 (2.16%) IaaS
5 3 (1.62%) Mimecast
6 2 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.54%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.54%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.54%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 107 (57.84%) SAN
2 63 (34.05%) NAS
3 51 (27.57%) DNS
4 38 (20.54%) DHCP
5 29 (15.68%) Firewall
6 21 (11.35%) LDAP
7 20 (10.81%) TCP/IP
8 19 (10.27%) iSCSI
9 17 (9.19%) SMTP
10 15 (8.11%) LAN
11 12 (6.49%) Skype
12 11 (5.95%) SSH
12 11 (5.95%) WAN
13 10 (5.41%) FTP
14 8 (4.32%) Fibre Channel
15 7 (3.78%) Cisco ASA
15 7 (3.78%) VPN
16 6 (3.24%) Cisco IOS
17 5 (2.70%) Cisco Nexus
17 5 (2.70%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (17.30%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.78%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (3.24%) MS Access
3 6 (3.24%) Oracle Database
4 5 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (2.16%) InterSystems Cache
6 3 (1.62%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.62%) ObjectStore
7 2 (1.08%) DB2
7 2 (1.08%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.08%) MySQL
7 2 (1.08%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (9.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (1.08%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.08%) Vagrant
General
1 60 (32.43%) Finance
2 24 (12.97%) Legal
3 17 (9.19%) Banking
4 7 (3.78%) Back Office
5 4 (2.16%) Law
6 3 (1.62%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.62%) Publishing
7 2 (1.08%) Advertising
7 2 (1.08%) Electronics
7 2 (1.08%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.08%) Local Government
7 2 (1.08%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.08%) Marketing
7 2 (1.08%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.54%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 35 (18.92%) Administrator
2 32 (17.30%) Analyst
3 24 (12.97%) Systems Administrator
3 24 (12.97%) Unix Administrator
4 23 (12.43%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 22 (11.89%) Storage Administrator
6 20 (10.81%) Storage Systems Administrator
7 19 (10.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 16 (8.65%) NetBackup Engineer
9 12 (6.49%) Backup Engineer
9 12 (6.49%) Consultant
9 12 (6.49%) Support Analyst
10 11 (5.95%) Storage Engineer
10 11 (5.95%) Wintel Engineer
11 8 (4.32%) NetBackup Consultant
11 8 (4.32%) Solaris Administrator
11 8 (4.32%) Unix Analyst
11 8 (4.32%) VMware Engineer
12 7 (3.78%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 7 (3.78%) Solaris Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.24%) Middleware
1 6 (3.24%) Web Services
2 4 (2.16%) J2EE
2 4 (2.16%) WAP
3 3 (1.62%) JSP
4 2 (1.08%) LAPP Stack
4 2 (1.08%) Memcached
4 2 (1.08%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 2 (1.08%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (1.08%) YAML
5 1 (0.54%) .NET
5 1 (0.54%) ADO
5 1 (0.54%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.54%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 35 (18.92%) Enterprise Storage
2 34 (18.38%) Clustering
3 27 (14.59%) Data Centre
4 21 (11.35%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (8.11%) Replication
6 11 (5.95%) Management Information System
7 8 (4.32%) Fat Client
7 8 (4.32%) Thin Client
8 7 (3.78%) Blackberry
8 7 (3.78%) Computer Science
8 7 (3.78%) EMC VNX
9 6 (3.24%) Private Cloud
10 4 (2.16%) Client/Server
10 4 (2.16%) Derivative
10 4 (2.16%) HP Storage
10 4 (2.16%) iPad
10 4 (2.16%) Video Conferencing
11 3 (1.62%) HP StoreVirtual
12 2 (1.08%) Public Cloud
12 2 (1.08%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 107 (57.84%) Windows
2 76 (41.08%) Linux
3 58 (31.35%) Solaris
3 58 (31.35%) Unix
4 50 (27.03%) Windows Server
4 50 (27.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 46 (24.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 40 (21.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 34 (18.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (8.11%) Windows 7
9 11 (5.95%) AIX
10 10 (5.41%) CentOS
11 8 (4.32%) Windows XP
12 6 (3.24%) Android
13 5 (2.70%) Windows 10
13 5 (2.70%) Windows 8
14 4 (2.16%) SUSE
15 3 (1.62%) Data ONTAP
15 3 (1.62%) VMS
16 1 (0.54%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (16.76%) Change Control
1 31 (16.76%) Problem Management
2 30 (16.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 27 (14.59%) Change Management
3 27 (14.59%) High Availability
3 27 (14.59%) ITIL
4 21 (11.35%) Service Delivery
5 15 (8.11%) Migration
6 12 (6.49%) Service Management
7 10 (5.41%) Capacity Management
7 10 (5.41%) Root Cause Analysis
8 9 (4.86%) Capacity Planning
8 9 (4.86%) ITIL V3
8 9 (4.86%) Network Monitoring
8 9 (4.86%) Proactive Monitoring
9 8 (4.32%) Configuration Management
9 8 (4.32%) Data Protection
9 8 (4.32%) Load Balancing
9 8 (4.32%) Server Building
10 7 (3.78%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (22.70%) PowerShell
2 25 (13.51%) Perl
3 21 (11.35%) SQL
4 18 (9.73%) Python
5 14 (7.57%) Bash Shell
5 14 (7.57%) Java
6 7 (3.78%) Korn
7 6 (3.24%) Shell Script
7 6 (3.24%) VB
8 4 (2.16%) C
8 4 (2.16%) Ruby
9 3 (1.62%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.08%) PHP
11 1 (0.54%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 27 (14.59%) MCSE
1 27 (14.59%) Microsoft Certification
1 27 (14.59%) Security Cleared
2 15 (8.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 13 (7.03%) DV Cleared
4 12 (6.49%) SC Cleared
5 7 (3.78%) Citrix Certification
6 5 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (2.16%) CCNA
7 4 (2.16%) Degree
7 4 (2.16%) MCSD
7 4 (2.16%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (1.62%) MCP
8 3 (1.62%) RHCE
9 2 (1.08%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.08%) RHCT
10 1 (0.54%) CCA
10 1 (0.54%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.54%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.65%) SLA
2 3 (1.62%) JSP 440
2 3 (1.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.54%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 62 (33.51%) Active Directory
2 44 (23.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (12.97%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 22 (11.89%) Veritas File System
5 20 (10.81%) Hyper-V
6 16 (8.65%) VMware ESXi
7 15 (8.11%) vSphere
8 13 (7.03%) NFS
8 13 (7.03%) XenApp
9 10 (5.41%) VMware ESX
10 7 (3.78%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 7 (3.78%) Virtual Machines
11 6 (3.24%) Virtual Servers
12 3 (1.62%) VMware Server
12 3 (1.62%) XenDesktop
13 2 (1.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (1.08%) Oracle RAC
13 2 (1.08%) Samba
13 2 (1.08%) Xen
13 2 (1.08%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 22 (11.89%) Backup Exec
2 21 (11.35%) SCCM
3 19 (10.27%) Norton AntiVirus
4 17 (9.19%) Microsoft Clustering
5 16 (8.65%) Nagios
6 13 (7.03%) EMC Navisphere
6 13 (7.03%) Puppet
7 12 (6.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 12 (6.49%) vCenter Server
8 11 (5.95%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 10 (5.41%) Ansible
9 10 (5.41%) SCOM
10 8 (4.32%) EMC NetWorker
10 8 (4.32%) Netcool
10 8 (4.32%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 8 (4.32%) Opscode Chef
11 7 (3.78%) AirWatch
11 7 (3.78%) Unicenter
11 7 (3.78%) vMotion
11 7 (3.78%) WSUS
Vendors
1 75 (40.54%) VMware
2 72 (38.92%) Veritas
3 65 (35.14%) Symantec
4 60 (32.43%) Microsoft
5 53 (28.65%) HP
6 52 (28.11%) EMC
6 52 (28.11%) NetApp
7 47 (25.41%) Red Hat
8 45 (24.32%) Cisco
9 44 (23.78%) Citrix
9 44 (23.78%) Oracle
10 33 (17.84%) Sun
11 29 (15.68%) Brocade
12 17 (9.19%) 3PAR
12 17 (9.19%) Intel Security
13 14 (7.57%) IBM
14 9 (4.86%) Intel
14 9 (4.86%) Sophos
15 7 (3.78%) CommVault
15 7 (3.78%) Dell
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