The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors currently tracked.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Veeam
Rank 566 527 584
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +57
Contract jobs citing Veeam 37 25 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.064% 0.051% 0.013%
As % of the Vendors category 0.14% 0.11% 0.029%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 5
Average daily rate £250 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.89% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £228 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £450 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £238 £225 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 £28.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.07% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 - -
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
26367 22927 27784
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.87% 47.18% 45.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 14733 12208 14165
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £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 1107 1212 1343
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 16 April 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Veeam within the UK over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Veeam Hourly Rate Histogram 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -21 37 £250 -35.89% 31
South East -1 11 £238 +5.55% 9
Yorkshire - 7 £225 - 1
London -47 6 £541 +20.27% 10
City of London -13 4 £475 +5.55% 2
North West -18 4 - - 4
Buckinghamshire -18 4 £250 +11.11%
East of England -30 4 - -
Sheffield - 4 £325 -
South Yorkshire - 4 £325 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £225 - 1
Leeds - 3 £225 -
East Midlands - 3 £345 - 2
Hampshire - 3 - -
Hertfordshire -7 2 - -
South West -13 2 - - 5
Nottinghamshire - 2 £345 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 2 - -
Nottingham - 2 £345 -
Cambridge - 2 - -
Cardiff - - - -
Chesterfield - - - -
Corby - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Dartford - - - -
Derby - - - -
Epsom - - - -
Guildford - - - -

Veeam
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 42 (91.30%) VMware
2 28 (60.87%) Windows
3 22 (47.83%) SAN
3 22 (47.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (41.30%) Microsoft
5 18 (39.13%) MS Exchange
5 18 (39.13%) Firewall
6 16 (34.78%) Citrix
7 14 (30.43%) Active Directory
7 14 (30.43%) HP
8 13 (28.26%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (28.26%) Cisco
8 13 (28.26%) iSCSI
8 13 (28.26%) Exchange Server 2010
8 13 (28.26%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
9 12 (26.09%) Migration
10 11 (23.91%) McAfee
11 9 (19.57%) Sophos
11 9 (19.57%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (19.57%) Hyper-V
12 7 (15.22%) DNS
12 7 (15.22%) SQL Server
12 7 (15.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 6 (13.04%) VLAN
13 6 (13.04%) Network Design
13 6 (13.04%) Juniper
13 6 (13.04%) SQL
13 6 (13.04%) SharePoint
13 6 (13.04%) MCSE

Veeam
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 18 (39.13%) MS Exchange
2 13 (28.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (13.04%) SharePoint
3 6 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (10.87%) SAS
5 4 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (2.17%) Lync
6 1 (2.17%) IIS
6 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 4 (8.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (47.83%) SAN
2 18 (39.13%) Firewall
3 13 (28.26%) iSCSI
4 7 (15.22%) DNS
5 6 (13.04%) VLAN
5 6 (13.04%) DHCP
5 6 (13.04%) TCP/IP
5 6 (13.04%) Internet
5 6 (13.04%) NAS
6 4 (8.70%) WAN
6 4 (8.70%) LAN
6 4 (8.70%) MPLS
7 3 (6.52%) Asterisk PBX
7 3 (6.52%) VoIP
8 2 (4.35%) PBX
8 2 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (2.17%) Network Security
9 1 (2.17%) BGP
9 1 (2.17%) VPN
9 1 (2.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.22%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.70%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (6.52%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (23.91%) Systems Administrator
2 10 (21.74%) Administrator
2 10 (21.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (10.87%) Server Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) Technical Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) Windows Administrator
4 4 (8.70%) Server Administrator
4 4 (8.70%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 4 (8.70%) Support Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (8.70%) Consultant
4 4 (8.70%) Build Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) IT Administrator
5 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Storage Consultant
6 2 (4.35%) Architect
6 2 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) VMware Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Backup Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Management Information System
1 5 (10.87%) Replication
2 4 (8.70%) Firmware
3 2 (4.35%) CLARiiON
3 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.17%) EqualLogic
4 1 (2.17%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.17%) CCTV
4 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 28 (60.87%) Windows
2 22 (47.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (28.26%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (28.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (8.70%) Windows XP
4 4 (8.70%) Windows 7
5 3 (6.52%) Windows 8
5 3 (6.52%) Linux
5 3 (6.52%) UNIX
6 2 (4.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.09%) Migration
2 6 (13.04%) Network Design
3 5 (10.87%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (8.70%) Validation
5 3 (6.52%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (6.52%) Project Management
5 3 (6.52%) ITIL
5 3 (6.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (6.52%) Change Management
5 3 (6.52%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.35%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.17%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.17%) Network Management
7 1 (2.17%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.17%) Service Management
7 1 (2.17%) Business Continuity
7 1 (2.17%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (2.17%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (19.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (15.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (13.04%) MCSE
3 6 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (10.87%) CCNA
5 4 (8.70%) MCITP
5 4 (8.70%) CCA
5 4 (8.70%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (4.35%) MCDST
6 2 (4.35%) Degree
6 2 (4.35%) MCSA
6 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
6 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.17%) NCDA
7 1 (2.17%) NCIE
7 1 (2.17%) CCNP
7 1 (2.17%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (30.43%) Active Directory
2 12 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (19.57%) Hyper-V
4 5 (10.87%) VMware Server
4 5 (10.87%) XenServer
5 4 (8.70%) XenDesktop
5 4 (8.70%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (6.52%) vSphere
6 3 (6.52%) DFS Replication
7 2 (4.35%) VMware ESX
7 2 (4.35%) Terminal Services
8 1 (2.17%) vCloud
8 1 (2.17%) XenApp
8 1 (2.17%) MetaFrame
8 1 (2.17%) Xen
8 1 (2.17%) PowerConvert
Systems Management
1 6 (13.04%) SCCM
1 6 (13.04%) SCOM
2 5 (10.87%) WSUS
3 4 (8.70%) ARCserve
3 4 (8.70%) SCDPM
4 3 (6.52%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (6.52%) SCVMM
4 3 (6.52%) Tivoli
4 3 (6.52%) Backup Exec
5 2 (4.35%) NetBackup
5 2 (4.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (2.17%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (2.17%) Nagios
Vendors
1 42 (91.30%) VMware
2 19 (41.30%) Microsoft
3 16 (34.78%) Citrix
4 14 (30.43%) HP
5 13 (28.26%) Cisco
6 11 (23.91%) McAfee
7 9 (19.57%) Sophos
8 6 (13.04%) Juniper
9 5 (10.87%) WatchGuard
9 5 (10.87%) CA
9 5 (10.87%) IBM
10 4 (8.70%) SAP
10 4 (8.70%) Adobe
10 4 (8.70%) CommVault
10 4 (8.70%) Red Hat
10 4 (8.70%) Symantec
10 4 (8.70%) Becrypt
11 3 (6.52%) Lumension
11 3 (6.52%) Fujitsu
11 3 (6.52%) LANDesk
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