The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Veeam products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Veeam over the 3 months to 26 March 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.

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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Veeam
UK / England
Rank 545 580 557
Rank change year-on-year +35 -23  
Contract jobs citing Veeam 29 33 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.070% 0.067% 0.077%
As % of the Vendors category 0.16% 0.15% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 20 29
Median daily rate £300 £303 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.82% -25.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £262 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £401 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £263 £303 £238
% change year-on-year -13.22% +27.36%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £19.00 - £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 - £15.00

Veeam is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in England.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 18104 21410 21910
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 43.88% 43.64% 45.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 11276 13153 12665
Median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 634 762 928
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.71 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.20% +12.61%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.52 £11.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £51.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

Veeam
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Veeam as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Veeam in England

Veeam
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Veeam in England

Veeam
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Veeam in England over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Veeam in England

Veeam
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Veeam in England

Veeam
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Veeam within the England region over the 3 months to 26 March 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
London +31 12 £250 -25.92% 7
South East +22 5 £300 -7.69% 5
Yorkshire +16 4 £328 -
East of England -2 3 £300 - 2
West Midlands +14 2 £120 - 2
East Midlands - 2 - - 2
North West +28 1 - - 5
Veeam
UK

Veeam
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Veeam also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Veeam.

1 69 (89.61%) VMware
2 59 (76.62%) Windows
3 51 (66.23%) Windows Server
4 48 (62.34%) Active Directory
5 40 (51.95%) VMware Infrastructure
6 39 (50.65%) Microsoft
7 29 (37.66%) Windows Server 2012
8 28 (36.36%) SQL
9 27 (35.06%) Cisco
10 25 (32.47%) Windows Server 2008
11 22 (28.57%) DNS
11 22 (28.57%) MS Excel
11 22 (28.57%) SAN
12 21 (27.27%) HP
13 20 (25.97%) SQL Server
13 20 (25.97%) MS Exchange
14 19 (24.68%) Hyper-V
15 18 (23.38%) DHCP
15 18 (23.38%) Dell
15 18 (23.38%) Firewall
16 17 (22.08%) Linux
17 16 (20.78%) ITIL
17 16 (20.78%) Symantec
17 16 (20.78%) Backup Exec
17 16 (20.78%) Office 365
18 15 (19.48%) VMware ESX
18 15 (19.48%) Windows Server 2003
18 15 (19.48%) VPN
19 14 (18.18%) vSphere
19 14 (18.18%) VMware ESXi

Veeam
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 20 (25.97%) MS Exchange
2 7 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 6 (7.79%) IIS
4 5 (6.49%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.60%) Apache
5 2 (2.60%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.30%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 22 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 10 (12.99%) MS Office
3 2 (2.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.30%) Acrobat
4 1 (1.30%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 16 (20.78%) Office 365
2 5 (6.49%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.30%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.30%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 22 (28.57%) DNS
1 22 (28.57%) SAN
2 18 (23.38%) DHCP
2 18 (23.38%) Firewall
3 15 (19.48%) VPN
4 12 (15.58%) TCP/IP
5 10 (12.99%) Internet
6 9 (11.69%) Cisco IOS
6 9 (11.69%) NAS
7 8 (10.39%) iSCSI
8 6 (7.79%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (7.79%) SSL
9 4 (5.19%) FCoE
9 4 (5.19%) LAN
9 4 (5.19%) WAN
10 3 (3.90%) ADSL
10 3 (3.90%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (3.90%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (3.90%) Network Security
10 3 (3.90%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (25.97%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.79%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (3.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.30%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (7.79%) Law
2 3 (3.90%) Advertising
2 3 (3.90%) Finance
3 2 (2.60%) Back Office
3 2 (2.60%) Games
3 2 (2.60%) Local Government
3 2 (2.60%) Military
3 2 (2.60%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.30%) Billing
Job Titles
1 22 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (18.18%) Support Engineer
3 12 (15.58%) Administrator
4 10 (12.99%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 9 (11.69%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (10.39%) 3rd Line Support
6 8 (10.39%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (7.79%) Infrastructure Support
7 6 (7.79%) VMWare Administrator
8 5 (6.49%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 5 (6.49%) Network Engineer
9 4 (5.19%) 3rd Line Server Support
9 4 (5.19%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (5.19%) Analyst
9 4 (5.19%) Architect
9 4 (5.19%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (5.19%) Server Support
9 4 (5.19%) VMware Specialist
9 4 (5.19%) Windows Server Support
9 4 (5.19%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.90%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 10 (12.99%) Replication
3 7 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 5 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.90%) Fat Client
5 3 (3.90%) PKI
5 3 (3.90%) Thin Client
6 2 (2.60%) CESG
6 2 (2.60%) EMC VNX
6 2 (2.60%) EMC VNXe
7 1 (1.30%) AS400
7 1 (1.30%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.30%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.30%) Clustering
7 1 (1.30%) CMDB
7 1 (1.30%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.30%) Digital Signage
7 1 (1.30%) FlexPod
7 1 (1.30%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 59 (76.62%) Windows
2 51 (66.23%) Windows Server
3 29 (37.66%) Windows Server 2012
4 25 (32.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (22.08%) Linux
6 15 (19.48%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (12.99%) Windows 7
8 8 (10.39%) Windows 10
9 6 (7.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (6.49%) Mac OS X
11 2 (2.60%) Data ONTAP
11 2 (2.60%) Windows 8
12 1 (1.30%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (20.78%) ITIL
2 9 (11.69%) Problem Management
3 8 (10.39%) Configuration Management
3 8 (10.39%) Network Management
4 7 (9.09%) Information Management
5 6 (7.79%) Infrastructure Management
5 6 (7.79%) Time Management
6 5 (6.49%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (6.49%) Migration
6 5 (6.49%) Performance Management
6 5 (6.49%) Service Design
7 4 (5.19%) Patch Management
7 4 (5.19%) Server Virtualisation
8 3 (3.90%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (3.90%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (3.90%) Mobile Device Management
8 3 (3.90%) Network Design
8 3 (3.90%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (3.90%) Service Management
8 3 (3.90%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (36.36%) SQL
2 13 (16.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 9 (11.69%) SC Cleared
3 8 (10.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (6.49%) MCSE
5 4 (5.19%) CCNA
5 4 (5.19%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (5.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (3.90%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.60%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (2.60%) DBS Check
7 2 (2.60%) Degree
7 2 (2.60%) MCSA
7 2 (2.60%) VCAP
7 2 (2.60%) VCP5
7 2 (2.60%) VCP6
8 1 (1.30%) MCDST
8 1 (1.30%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.30%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.90%) SLA
2 2 (2.60%) JSP 440
2 2 (2.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.30%) GCP
3 1 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 48 (62.34%) Active Directory
2 40 (51.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (24.68%) Hyper-V
4 15 (19.48%) VMware ESX
5 14 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
5 14 (18.18%) vSphere
6 8 (10.39%) NFS
6 8 (10.39%) XenApp
7 5 (6.49%) BitLocker
8 3 (3.90%) Terminal Services
8 3 (3.90%) vCloud
8 3 (3.90%) XenDesktop
9 2 (2.60%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (1.30%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 16 (20.78%) Backup Exec
2 14 (18.18%) SCCM
3 9 (11.69%) SCOM
4 7 (9.09%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 5 (6.49%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 4 (5.19%) Puppet
6 4 (5.19%) SCDPM
6 4 (5.19%) vRealize
7 3 (3.90%) Foglight
7 3 (3.90%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (3.90%) Nagios
7 3 (3.90%) PowerCLI
7 3 (3.90%) RANCID
8 2 (2.60%) SCSM
8 2 (2.60%) SCVMM
9 1 (1.30%) Ansible
9 1 (1.30%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (1.30%) SCOrch
9 1 (1.30%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 69 (89.61%) VMware
2 39 (50.65%) Microsoft
3 27 (35.06%) Cisco
4 21 (27.27%) HP
5 18 (23.38%) Dell
6 16 (20.78%) Symantec
7 13 (16.88%) Citrix
8 10 (12.99%) NetApp
9 8 (10.39%) Sophos
10 7 (9.09%) EMC
10 7 (9.09%) EqualLogic
11 6 (7.79%) Lumension
11 6 (7.79%) Red Hat
12 5 (6.49%) Apple
12 5 (6.49%) Juniper
12 5 (6.49%) Palo Alto
13 4 (5.19%) CheckPoint
13 4 (5.19%) Intel Security
14 3 (3.90%) 3PAR
14 3 (3.90%) Oracle