Period
to 22 February 2018

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 22 February 2018 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 686 664 631
Rank change year-on-year -22 -33 -33
Contract jobs citing NetBackup 189 190 260
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.20% 0.24%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.58% 1.84% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 108 147
UK median daily rate £365 £359 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.74% +2.50% -
10th Percentile £235 £213 £200
90th Percentile £550 £490 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £320 £330
% change year-on-year -1.56% -3.03% +1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 21
UK median hourly rate £25.50 £23.75 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.37% -44.77% +17.81%
10th Percentile £21.05 £13.75 £27.00
90th Percentile £27.50 £41.13 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £28.00 £44.00
% change year-on-year -23.21% -36.36% +25.71%

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 11,967 10,337 9,563
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.78% 10.77% 8.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,119 6,681 5,927
UK median daily rate £485 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.78% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £272 £263 £240
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +7.50% +5.26% +5.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 266 257 315
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% - +3.20%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.50 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.90 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.35 £18.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -17.05% - -7.78%

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 22 February 2018.

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 14 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 22 February 2018. 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 -27 166 £365 -7.01% 19
UK excluding London -24 112 £315 -1.56% 16
London -36 76 £450 +1.69% 7
South East -29 30 £285 -5.39% 3
North of England +21 23 £295 -15.71% 4
East of England +13 21 £313 -26.25% 1
Wales +12 14 £388 -13.89% 1
North West +4 12 £280 +86.67% 1
Midlands +12 11 £388 -13.83% 2
West Midlands +11 11 £388 - 1
North East +57 9 £300 -14.29% 1
Scotland -21 8 £475 +53.23% 3
South West +2 5 £248 -29.29% 2
Yorkshire -22 2 £350 -12.50% 2

For the 6 months to 22 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing NetBackup also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for NetBackup.

1 119 (62.96%) Windows
2 85 (44.97%) SAN
3 75 (39.68%) Active Directory
4 73 (38.62%) Linux
5 65 (34.39%) Veritas
6 64 (33.86%) Microsoft
7 63 (33.33%) Symantec
7 63 (33.33%) VMware
8 60 (31.75%) Solaris
9 57 (30.16%) HP
10 52 (27.51%) Unix
10 52 (27.51%) Security Cleared
11 49 (25.93%) Windows Server
11 49 (25.93%) ITIL
11 49 (25.93%) NetApp
12 45 (23.81%) MS Exchange
13 43 (22.75%) Oracle
14 42 (22.22%) SharePoint
14 42 (22.22%) Backup Exec
14 42 (22.22%) Finance
15 41 (21.69%) VMware Infrastructure
16 40 (21.16%) IBM
17 39 (20.63%) EMC
18 36 (19.05%) Cisco
18 36 (19.05%) DNS
18 36 (19.05%) PowerShell
18 36 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 36 (19.05%) NAS
18 36 (19.05%) Fibre Channel
19 35 (18.52%) VMware ESXi

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 45 (23.81%) MS Exchange
2 42 (22.22%) SharePoint
3 11 (5.82%) Skype for Business
4 9 (4.76%) Apache
4 9 (4.76%) IIS
5 7 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (3.17%) SAS
7 5 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (2.65%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.59%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (1.59%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (1.06%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.53%) JBoss
10 1 (0.53%) Oracle Application Server
10 1 (0.53%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.53%) WildFly
Applications
1 9 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
1 9 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (3.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 6 (3.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 16 (8.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (7.41%) Office 365
3 11 (5.82%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (3.70%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.53%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 85 (44.97%) SAN
2 36 (19.05%) DNS
2 36 (19.05%) Fibre Channel
2 36 (19.05%) NAS
3 35 (18.52%) DHCP
4 28 (14.81%) TCP/IP
5 19 (10.05%) Firewall
6 16 (8.47%) iSCSI
7 10 (5.29%) LAN
8 8 (4.23%) Network Security
8 8 (4.23%) WAN
9 5 (2.65%) SMTP
9 5 (2.65%) SSH
9 5 (2.65%) VLAN
9 5 (2.65%) Wireshark
10 4 (2.12%) FTP
10 4 (2.12%) snoop
10 4 (2.12%) tcpdump
10 4 (2.12%) VPN
10 4 (2.12%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.29%) ObjectStore
3 9 (4.76%) Oracle Database
4 7 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (3.17%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.53%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.53%) Big Data
6 1 (0.53%) MySQL
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.53%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (1.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.53%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 42 (22.22%) Finance
2 8 (4.23%) Legal
3 6 (3.17%) Local Government
4 4 (2.12%) Banking
4 4 (2.12%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.59%) Advertising
6 1 (0.53%) French Language
Job Titles
1 27 (14.29%) Administrator
2 26 (13.76%) Storage Engineer
3 21 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 19 (10.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 16 (8.47%) Analyst
6 15 (7.94%) 3rd Line Support
7 14 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
8 13 (6.88%) Backup Engineer
8 13 (6.88%) NetApp Engineer
9 12 (6.35%) 2nd Line Support
9 12 (6.35%) Solaris Administrator
9 12 (6.35%) Unix Engineer
10 11 (5.82%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 11 (5.82%) Architect
10 11 (5.82%) Consultant
10 11 (5.82%) Developer
10 11 (5.82%) PowerShell Developer
10 11 (5.82%) Storage Administrator
11 10 (5.29%) Infrastructure Support
11 10 (5.29%) Solaris Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.65%) Web Services
2 4 (2.12%) LDAP
3 2 (1.06%) CGI
3 2 (1.06%) Flash
3 2 (1.06%) Middleware
4 1 (0.53%) .NET
4 1 (0.53%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.53%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 28 (14.81%) Clustering
2 26 (13.76%) Data Centre
3 19 (10.05%) Replication
4 18 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (8.47%) Enterprise Storage
6 10 (5.29%) EMC VMAX
7 8 (4.23%) Computer Science
8 7 (3.70%) EMC VNX
8 7 (3.70%) Microsoft Licensing
9 5 (2.65%) iPad
10 4 (2.12%) Client/Server
11 3 (1.59%) Management Information System
11 3 (1.59%) PKI
11 3 (1.59%) Private Cloud
11 3 (1.59%) Smartcard
12 2 (1.06%) EMC VNXe
12 2 (1.06%) HP Storage
12 2 (1.06%) IBM XIV
12 2 (1.06%) Video Conferencing
12 2 (1.06%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 119 (62.96%) Windows
2 73 (38.62%) Linux
3 60 (31.75%) Solaris
4 52 (27.51%) Unix
5 49 (25.93%) Windows Server
6 36 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 31 (16.40%) Windows Server 2008
8 24 (12.70%) AIX
9 18 (9.52%) Windows 7
10 17 (8.99%) Windows Server 2003
11 16 (8.47%) Windows Server 2012
12 12 (6.35%) SUSE
12 12 (6.35%) Windows XP
13 10 (5.29%) Oracle Linux
14 8 (4.23%) Windows 8
15 6 (3.17%) Windows 10
16 4 (2.12%) CentOS
16 4 (2.12%) Ubuntu
16 4 (2.12%) Windows Vista
17 2 (1.06%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (25.93%) ITIL
2 28 (14.81%) Load Balancing
3 25 (13.23%) Disaster Recovery
3 25 (13.23%) Migration
4 24 (12.70%) Performance Monitoring
5 23 (12.17%) Problem Management
6 16 (8.47%) Data Migration
7 15 (7.94%) Service Delivery
8 14 (7.41%) Capacity Planning
9 13 (6.88%) Change Management
9 13 (6.88%) High Availability
10 11 (5.82%) ITIL V3
11 10 (5.29%) Incident Management
11 10 (5.29%) Root Cause Analysis
12 8 (4.23%) DevOps
13 7 (3.70%) Change Control
13 7 (3.70%) People Management
13 7 (3.70%) Software Licensing
14 6 (3.17%) Agile Software Development
14 6 (3.17%) Budget Control
Programming Languages
1 36 (19.05%) PowerShell
2 27 (14.29%) SQL
3 21 (11.11%) Perl
3 21 (11.11%) Shell Script
4 14 (7.41%) C#
5 13 (6.88%) Python
5 13 (6.88%) VBScript
6 8 (4.23%) Ruby
7 6 (3.17%) Java
8 4 (2.12%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.59%) VB
10 1 (0.53%) C
10 1 (0.53%) Korn
Qualifications
1 52 (27.51%) Security Cleared
2 31 (16.40%) Microsoft Certification
3 28 (14.81%) SC Cleared
4 24 (12.70%) MCSE
5 21 (11.11%) Degree
6 20 (10.58%) DV Cleared
7 19 (10.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 14 (7.41%) MCSA
9 11 (5.82%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
10 8 (4.23%) MCP
11 7 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
12 6 (3.17%) CCNA
12 6 (3.17%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (3.17%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (2.12%) HNC
13 4 (2.12%) RHCE
14 3 (1.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 3 (1.59%) MCITP
14 3 (1.59%) VCP5
15 1 (0.53%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.82%) SLA
2 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 75 (39.68%) Active Directory
2 41 (21.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (18.52%) VMware ESXi
4 27 (14.29%) Hyper-V
5 18 (9.52%) NFS
6 17 (8.99%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 17 (8.99%) vSphere
7 15 (7.94%) Veritas File System
8 13 (6.88%) Terminal Services
9 6 (3.17%) Virtual Machines
10 5 (2.65%) Docker
10 5 (2.65%) iptables
11 4 (2.12%) VMware Workstation
11 4 (2.12%) XenDesktop
12 3 (1.59%) Firmware
12 3 (1.59%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 3 (1.59%) XenServer
13 2 (1.06%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (1.06%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 2 (1.06%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 42 (22.22%) Backup Exec
2 32 (16.93%) SCCM
3 23 (12.17%) Puppet
4 19 (10.05%) Norton AntiVirus
4 19 (10.05%) SCOM
5 17 (8.99%) EMC NetWorker
5 17 (8.99%) HP Data Protector
6 15 (7.94%) Microsoft Clustering
6 15 (7.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 12 (6.35%) Netcool
7 12 (6.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 11 (5.82%) BladeLogic
9 8 (4.23%) Tivoli
10 7 (3.70%) PureDisk
10 7 (3.70%) WSUS
11 6 (3.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 6 (3.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 5 (2.65%) McAfee ePO
12 5 (2.65%) vCenter Server
13 4 (2.12%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 65 (34.39%) Veritas
2 64 (33.86%) Microsoft
3 63 (33.33%) Symantec
3 63 (33.33%) VMware
4 57 (30.16%) HP
5 49 (25.93%) NetApp
6 43 (22.75%) Oracle
7 40 (21.16%) IBM
8 39 (20.63%) EMC
9 36 (19.05%) Cisco
10 35 (18.52%) Brocade
11 33 (17.46%) Citrix
12 30 (15.87%) Red Hat
13 24 (12.70%) McAfee
14 21 (11.11%) Dell
15 18 (9.52%) CommVault
15 18 (9.52%) Sun
16 17 (8.99%) Hitachi
17 16 (8.47%) 3PAR
18 14 (7.41%) EqualLogic