The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Veeam products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Veeam over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Veeam Software.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Veeam
Rank 543 539 576
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +37
Contract jobs citing Veeam 56 34 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.099% 0.065% 0.033%
As % of the Vendors category 0.21% 0.14% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 22 13
Average daily rate
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£275 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £162 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £325 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £239 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-26.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £23.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.91% +15.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £23.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-28.26% +15.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
26059 24621 26922
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 46.28% 46.93% 46.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 14568 13594 13671
Average daily rate £385 £382 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.78% +1.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1103 1099 1368
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -0.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.57 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

Veeam
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Veeam within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Veeam Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Veeam
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Veeam within the UK.

Veeam Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Veeam
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Veeam within the UK over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

Veeam Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Veeam
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Veeam within the UK.

Veeam Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Veeam
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Veeam within the UK over the 3 months to 21 August 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +7 54 £275 -15.38% 22
London +15 19 £400 +23.07% 8
South East +8 13 £230 -29.23% 6
North West +4 8 £275 -15.38% 2
East of England -20 6 £238 +66.66% 1
City of London - 6 £400 -
Kent - 5 £175 -
Yorkshire +5 4 £315 -3.07% 2
Buckinghamshire -3 3 £230 -29.23%
Manchester -10 3 £275 -15.38% 2
Milton Keynes - 3 £230 -
Dorking - 3 - - 1
Surrey - 3 - - 1
Sheffield +12 2 £278 -14.61%
East Midlands +5 2 £175 -
South Yorkshire +2 2 £278 -14.61%
West Yorkshire - 2 £375 - 2
Cheshire - 2 - -
Leeds - 2 £375 - 1
Stevenage 0 1 £170 +19.29%
Oxfordshire -6 1 - - 4
West Midlands -18 1 £175 +15.13% 2
Scotland -19 1 - -
Hertfordshire -19 1 £170 +19.29%
South West -37 1 £213 - 1
Wales - 1 £250 - 1
South Wales - 1 £250 - 1
West Sussex - 1 £350 - 1
Leicestershire - 1 £175 -
Coventry - 1 £175 -

Veeam
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Veeam also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Veeam.

1 73 (80.22%) VMware
2 60 (65.93%) Windows
3 49 (53.85%) Microsoft
4 46 (50.55%) Citrix
5 42 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 37 (40.66%) Active Directory
7 33 (36.26%) SAN
8 31 (34.07%) MS Exchange
8 31 (34.07%) VMware Infrastructure
9 25 (27.47%) Symantec
10 24 (26.37%) Cisco
11 23 (25.27%) MS Office
11 23 (25.27%) Microsoft Certification
11 23 (25.27%) Firewall
12 21 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
13 20 (21.98%) Windows Server 2003
14 18 (19.78%) ITIL
14 18 (19.78%) HP
14 18 (19.78%) Windows 7
15 17 (18.68%) Backup Exec
16 16 (17.58%) XenApp
17 14 (15.38%) MCSE
17 14 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
18 13 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
18 13 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
19 12 (13.19%) MS Excel
19 12 (13.19%) CA
19 12 (13.19%) Finance
19 12 (13.19%) Migration
19 12 (13.19%) Replication

Veeam
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Veeam also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Veeam. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 31 (34.07%) MS Exchange
2 21 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (9.89%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (7.69%) SharePoint
6 6 (6.59%) SAS
7 5 (5.49%) Exchange Server 2000
7 5 (5.49%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (3.30%) Lync
9 1 (1.10%) Zimbra
9 1 (1.10%) Moodle
9 1 (1.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (1.10%) IIS
9 1 (1.10%) Apache
Applications
1 23 (25.27%) MS Office
2 12 (13.19%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.10%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.10%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 33 (36.26%) SAN
2 23 (25.27%) Firewall
3 11 (12.09%) DNS
3 11 (12.09%) iSCSI
4 10 (10.99%) DHCP
5 8 (8.79%) VLAN
6 6 (6.59%) MPLS
6 6 (6.59%) TCP/IP
7 5 (5.49%) Internet
7 5 (5.49%) VoIP
7 5 (5.49%) NAS
8 4 (4.40%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (4.40%) NetScaler
9 3 (3.30%) WAN
9 3 (3.30%) VPN
10 2 (2.20%) Wireless
10 2 (2.20%) LAN
10 2 (2.20%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (2.20%) Network Security
11 1 (1.10%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.99%) Crystal Reports
2 6 (6.59%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.40%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.10%) MySQL
4 1 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
General
1 12 (13.19%) Finance
2 3 (3.30%) Banking
3 2 (2.20%) Marketing
4 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.10%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.10%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (13.19%) Administrator
2 11 (12.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (10.99%) Analyst
4 8 (8.79%) 3rd Line Support
4 8 (8.79%) Server Engineer
5 7 (7.69%) Support Analyst
5 7 (7.69%) Support Engineer
5 7 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (6.59%) 1st Line Support
7 5 (5.49%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (5.49%) Consultant
7 5 (5.49%) Windows Administrator
8 4 (4.40%) Storage Administrator
8 4 (4.40%) SAN Administrator
8 4 (4.40%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 4 (4.40%) Server Administrator
8 4 (4.40%) HP Storage Administrator
8 4 (4.40%) Service Desk Engineer
8 4 (4.40%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
8 4 (4.40%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.10%) X-Windows
1 1 (1.10%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.19%) Replication
2 8 (8.79%) Thin Client
2 8 (8.79%) Fat Client
3 5 (5.49%) Clustering
4 3 (3.30%) EqualLogic
5 2 (2.20%) Firmware
6 1 (1.10%) iPad
6 1 (1.10%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.10%) CCTV
6 1 (1.10%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 60 (65.93%) Windows
2 42 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (21.98%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (19.78%) Windows 7
5 14 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (10.99%) UNIX
7 9 (9.89%) Solaris
8 7 (7.69%) Windows 8
9 6 (6.59%) Windows XP
10 3 (3.30%) Linux
11 1 (1.10%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.10%) VMS
11 1 (1.10%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.10%) Scientific Linux
11 1 (1.10%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (19.78%) ITIL
2 12 (13.19%) Migration
3 6 (6.59%) Validation
4 5 (5.49%) Network Design
4 5 (5.49%) Data Security
5 4 (4.40%) Service Delivery
5 4 (4.40%) Change Management
5 4 (4.40%) Risk Analysis
6 3 (3.30%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (2.20%) Investment Management
7 2 (2.20%) Problem Management
7 2 (2.20%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (2.20%) ITIL V3
7 2 (2.20%) Service Management
8 1 (1.10%) Business Continuity
8 1 (1.10%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (1.10%) PRINCE2
8 1 (1.10%) SIEM
8 1 (1.10%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (25.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (15.38%) MCSE
3 13 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (12.09%) CCNA
5 9 (9.89%) MCSA
5 9 (9.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (6.59%) MCTS
6 6 (6.59%) MCITP
6 6 (6.59%) CCA
6 6 (6.59%) Citrix Certification
7 5 (5.49%) MCP
8 2 (2.20%) CCNP
8 2 (2.20%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.10%) RHCE
9 1 (1.10%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.10%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.10%) NCDA
9 1 (1.10%) NCIE
9 1 (1.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.49%) SLA
1 5 (5.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 37 (40.66%) Active Directory
2 31 (34.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (17.58%) XenApp
4 11 (12.09%) Hyper-V
5 10 (10.99%) vSphere
6 9 (9.89%) VMware Server
7 8 (8.79%) Terminal Services
8 6 (6.59%) XenServer
9 5 (5.49%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (5.49%) DFS Replication
10 2 (2.20%) VMware ESX
10 2 (2.20%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (2.20%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (1.10%) Xen
11 1 (1.10%) NLBS
11 1 (1.10%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (1.10%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (1.10%) NFS
11 1 (1.10%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 17 (18.68%) Backup Exec
2 8 (8.79%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (5.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (4.40%) Tivoli
5 3 (3.30%) WSUS
5 3 (3.30%) SCCM
6 2 (2.20%) SCOM
6 2 (2.20%) WhatsUp Gold
6 2 (2.20%) SCDPM
6 2 (2.20%) ARCserve
7 1 (1.10%) CiscoWorks
7 1 (1.10%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (1.10%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.10%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (1.10%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (1.10%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 73 (80.22%) VMware
2 49 (53.85%) Microsoft
3 46 (50.55%) Citrix
4 25 (27.47%) Symantec
5 24 (26.37%) Cisco
6 18 (19.78%) HP
7 12 (13.19%) CA
8 11 (12.09%) NetApp
9 10 (10.99%) McAfee
9 10 (10.99%) Sophos
9 10 (10.99%) Red Hat
10 9 (9.89%) Adobe
10 9 (9.89%) SAP
10 9 (9.89%) Becrypt
11 8 (8.79%) Juniper
12 5 (5.49%) IBM
12 5 (5.49%) EMC
12 5 (5.49%) WatchGuard
12 5 (5.49%) 3PAR
13 3 (3.30%) Oracle
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