Period
to 14 November 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 6 months to 14 November 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.

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

Veeam
UK
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 719 729 773
Rank change year-on-year +10 +44 +5
Contract jobs citing Veeam 181 157 119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.15% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.41% 0.36% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 91 78
UK median daily rate £350 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -14.29% +16.67%
10th Percentile £190 £195 £212
90th Percentile £475 £394 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £310 £358
% change year-on-year +4.84% -13.29% +21.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 21 7
UK median hourly rate £44.18 £25.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +76.72% +66.67% -42.31%
10th Percentile £17.75 £13.50 £11.90
90th Percentile £48.30 £50.00 £20.43
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £25.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +88.00% +66.67% -80.71%

Veeam is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services.

All Vendors
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 44,002 44,091 47,887
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.17% 42.80% 45.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 27,280 27,373 29,221
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +2.99% +4.38%
10th Percentile £250 £238 £240
90th Percentile £625 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,681 1,479 1,725
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.43 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.40% +5.64% -5.71%
10th Percentile £10.80 £10.58 £10.05
90th Percentile £47.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.76 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +1.58% - -5.71%

Veeam
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Veeam as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Veeam in the UK

Veeam
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Veeam in the UK

Veeam
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Veeam over the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Veeam in the UK

Veeam
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Veeam in the UK

Veeam
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Veeam over the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Veeam in the UK

Veeam
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 Veeam within the UK over the 6 months to 14 November 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 +29 168 £350 +16.67% 115
UK excluding London -35 99 £325 +4.84% 95
London +27 75 £375 +27.66% 24
South East -4 34 £288 +18.56% 12
North of England -20 29 £318 -1.55% 33
North West -1 20 £215 -43.61% 21
South West -30 13 £381 +60.53% 16
East of England +15 9 £375 - 19
Yorkshire -14 9 £325 +8.33% 10
Midlands -10 8 £350 +51.35% 11
East Midlands +18 6 £338 +35.00% 5
Wales -17 5 £338 +3.85%
West Midlands -34 2 £350 +64.71% 6
Scotland -22 1 - - 4

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Veeam 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 Veeam.

1 143 (79.01%) Windows
2 134 (74.03%) VMware
3 126 (69.61%) Active Directory
4 100 (55.25%) Windows Server
5 74 (40.88%) Microsoft
6 72 (39.78%) VMware Infrastructure
7 58 (32.04%) Cisco
8 54 (29.83%) Firewall
9 53 (29.28%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 52 (28.73%) Windows Server 2012
11 49 (27.07%) MS Exchange
12 48 (26.52%) Windows 10
13 46 (25.41%) DNS
14 44 (24.31%) Office 365
15 42 (23.20%) VMware ESXi
15 42 (23.20%) PowerShell
15 42 (23.20%) Windows Server 2008
16 41 (22.65%) DHCP
17 38 (20.99%) LAN
17 38 (20.99%) Citrix
18 36 (19.89%) SAN
19 35 (19.34%) SCCM
20 33 (18.23%) Windows 7
21 32 (17.68%) WAN
22 31 (17.13%) SQL
22 31 (17.13%) Backup Exec
23 30 (16.57%) VPN
23 30 (16.57%) Hyper-V
24 29 (16.02%) Linux
25 27 (14.92%) Microsoft Office

Veeam
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 49 (27.07%) MS Exchange
2 11 (6.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (4.42%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (4.42%) IIS
4 7 (3.87%) SharePoint
4 7 (3.87%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.55%) Apache
Applications
1 27 (14.92%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (6.08%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (2.21%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.55%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 44 (24.31%) Office 365
2 17 (9.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (6.08%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (2.76%) Mimecast
5 4 (2.21%) PaaS
6 2 (1.10%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.10%) G Suite
6 2 (1.10%) IaaS
7 1 (0.55%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 54 (29.83%) Firewall
2 46 (25.41%) DNS
3 41 (22.65%) DHCP
4 38 (20.99%) LAN
5 36 (19.89%) SAN
6 32 (17.68%) WAN
7 30 (16.57%) VPN
8 16 (8.84%) NAS
8 16 (8.84%) TCP/IP
9 15 (8.29%) Cisco IOS
10 13 (7.18%) Skype
11 11 (6.08%) VLAN
12 10 (5.52%) Structured Cabling
13 9 (4.97%) Internet
13 9 (4.97%) VoIP
14 8 (4.42%) Fibre Channel
15 7 (3.87%) Extranet
15 7 (3.87%) iSCSI
16 5 (2.76%) WebEx
16 5 (2.76%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (8.84%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (2.76%) SQL Server 2016
4 4 (2.21%) Power BI
5 2 (1.10%) Big Data
5 2 (1.10%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.10%) MySQL
5 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.55%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (2.76%) Rational Team Concert
2 1 (0.55%) Git (software)
General
1 17 (9.39%) Finance
2 8 (4.42%) French Language
3 6 (3.31%) Back Office
4 4 (2.21%) Law
4 4 (2.21%) Retail
5 3 (1.66%) Banking
6 2 (1.10%) Advertising
6 2 (1.10%) Automotive
6 2 (1.10%) Games
6 2 (1.10%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.10%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.55%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.55%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.55%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.55%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.55%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.55%) Russian Language
7 1 (0.55%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 49 (27.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 23 (12.71%) Support Engineer
3 22 (12.15%) Analyst
4 19 (10.50%) Support Analyst
5 15 (8.29%) 2nd Line Support
5 15 (8.29%) Administrator
5 15 (8.29%) Infrastructure Support
6 14 (7.73%) Desktop Support
7 13 (7.18%) 3rd Line Support
8 12 (6.63%) Integration Engineer
9 11 (6.08%) Consultant
10 10 (5.52%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 10 (5.52%) Windows Engineer
11 9 (4.97%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 9 (4.97%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 9 (4.97%) Architect
11 9 (4.97%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
11 9 (4.97%) IT Support
12 8 (4.42%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 8 (4.42%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.31%) Middleware
2 2 (1.10%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (0.55%) .NET
3 1 (0.55%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.55%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.55%) Flash
3 1 (0.55%) JSON
3 1 (0.55%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.05%) Data Centre
1 20 (11.05%) Replication
2 13 (7.18%) Blackberry
3 8 (4.42%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.87%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.87%) Clustering
5 6 (3.31%) Enterprise Storage
5 6 (3.31%) PKI
6 5 (2.76%) Smartphone
7 3 (1.66%) IBM Storwize
7 3 (1.66%) iPhone
7 3 (1.66%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.10%) EMC VNX
8 2 (1.10%) Handset
8 2 (1.10%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.10%) VxBlock/Vblock
9 1 (0.55%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.55%) EPoS
9 1 (0.55%) RIA
9 1 (0.55%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 143 (79.01%) Windows
2 100 (55.25%) Windows Server
3 52 (28.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 48 (26.52%) Windows 10
5 42 (23.20%) Windows Server 2008
6 33 (18.23%) Windows 7
7 29 (16.02%) Linux
8 15 (8.29%) Android
9 6 (3.31%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (2.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (2.21%) Windows 8
11 3 (1.66%) Ubuntu
12 2 (1.10%) Data ONTAP
12 2 (1.10%) Debian
13 1 (0.55%) HPUX
13 1 (0.55%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.55%) Unix
13 1 (0.55%) VyOS
13 1 (0.55%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (29.28%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 24 (13.26%) ITIL
3 20 (11.05%) Migration
4 18 (9.94%) Disaster Recovery
5 17 (9.39%) Asset Management
6 16 (8.84%) Continuous Improvement
7 13 (7.18%) Patch Management
8 12 (6.63%) Load Balancing
8 12 (6.63%) Protective Monitoring
8 12 (6.63%) Root Cause Analysis
9 11 (6.08%) Proactive Monitoring
9 11 (6.08%) Service Management
10 10 (5.52%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (4.97%) Investment Management
11 9 (4.97%) Problem-Solving
12 7 (3.87%) Project Management
13 6 (3.31%) ITIL V3
13 6 (3.31%) Mobile Device Management
14 5 (2.76%) Collaborative Working
14 5 (2.76%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (23.20%) PowerShell
2 31 (17.13%) SQL
3 3 (1.66%) VBScript
4 2 (1.10%) Python
5 1 (0.55%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.55%) C
5 1 (0.55%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.55%) Perl
5 1 (0.55%) PHP
5 1 (0.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 27 (14.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (9.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 16 (8.84%) SC Cleared
3 16 (8.84%) Security Cleared
4 14 (7.73%) MCSE
5 12 (6.63%) MCSA
6 10 (5.52%) Degree
7 8 (4.42%) MCP
8 6 (3.31%) CCNA
8 6 (3.31%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (3.31%) MCITP
9 5 (2.76%) CHECK Team Member
10 4 (2.21%) VCP5
11 3 (1.66%) CCA
11 3 (1.66%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (1.66%) VCAP
11 3 (1.66%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (1.10%) CCNP
12 2 (1.10%) IBM Certification
12 2 (1.10%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (9.39%) SLA
2 3 (1.66%) GDPR
3 1 (0.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 126 (69.61%) Active Directory
2 72 (39.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (23.20%) VMware ESXi
4 30 (16.57%) Hyper-V
5 26 (14.36%) vSphere
6 16 (8.84%) XenDesktop
7 15 (8.29%) VMware NSX
8 10 (5.52%) VMware Server
8 10 (5.52%) XenServer
9 8 (4.42%) XenApp
10 6 (3.31%) Virtual Desktop
11 4 (2.21%) Virtual Machines
12 3 (1.66%) DFS Replication
13 2 (1.10%) NFS
14 1 (0.55%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 1 (0.55%) Firmware
14 1 (0.55%) GPFS
14 1 (0.55%) KVM
14 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 1 (0.55%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 35 (19.34%) SCCM
2 31 (17.13%) Backup Exec
3 19 (10.50%) vCenter Server
4 17 (9.39%) WSUS
5 15 (8.29%) NetBackup
6 11 (6.08%) SCOM
7 8 (4.42%) McAfee ePO
8 7 (3.87%) PowerCLI
9 6 (3.31%) AirWatch
9 6 (3.31%) Microsoft Intune
9 6 (3.31%) OpenView
9 6 (3.31%) Single Sign-On
10 5 (2.76%) Cisco CUCM
11 4 (2.21%) HP Data Protector
12 3 (1.66%) SnapVault
12 3 (1.66%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 2 (1.10%) Ansible
13 2 (1.10%) Failover Clustering
13 2 (1.10%) Tivoli
13 2 (1.10%) vRealize
Vendors
1 134 (74.03%) VMware
2 74 (40.88%) Microsoft
3 58 (32.04%) Cisco
4 38 (20.99%) Citrix
5 25 (13.81%) McAfee
6 21 (11.60%) Sophos
7 20 (11.05%) HP
8 15 (8.29%) Splunk
9 13 (7.18%) EMC
10 12 (6.63%) Juniper
10 12 (6.63%) Symantec
10 12 (6.63%) Veritas
11 11 (6.08%) Dell
12 10 (5.52%) Ivanti
12 10 (5.52%) NetApp
12 10 (5.52%) Shavlik
13 9 (4.97%) arcserve
14 8 (4.42%) CommVault
14 8 (4.42%) Nimble Storage
15 7 (3.87%) Avaya