Period
to 22 January 2019

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 22 January 2019 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
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 712 751 764
Rank change year-on-year +39 +13 +41
Contract jobs citing Veeam 159 138 104
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.38% 0.33% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 89 62
UK median daily rate £375 £313 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% - +8.70%
10th Percentile £198 £172 £213
90th Percentile £475 £438 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £310 £298
% change year-on-year +29.03% +4.20% +14.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 4
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £20.90 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +103.32% +17.76% -31.73%
10th Percentile £23.69 £11.31 £15.10
90th Percentile £47.09 £26.88 £20.56
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.27 £20.90 £17.75
% change year-on-year +35.22% +17.76% -

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 42,044 41,797 43,093
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.19% 41.96% 45.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,009 26,362 26,409
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £256 £231 £240
90th Percentile £638 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +3.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,543 1,372 1,637
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.43 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.40% +2.53% -5.56%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.25
90th Percentile £48.50 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50

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 22 January 2019.

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 22 January 2019.

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 22 January 2019. 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 +14 135 £375 +20.48% 132
UK excluding London -25 94 £400 +29.03% 114
London +20 51 £325 +1.96% 25
South East -6 33 £450 +38.46% 21
North of England -10 23 £288 -11.54% 34
North West +8 19 £231 -28.85% 19
South West -32 12 £400 +53.85% 19
East of England +18 10 £400 - 13
Wales -7 8 £325 - 4
Midlands +2 6 £375 +117.39% 20
Yorkshire -13 4 £350 +16.67% 13
West Midlands -23 4 £400 +131.88% 12
East Midlands +13 2 £263 -6.25% 8
Scotland -14 2 £450 +14.29% 2

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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.

1 136 (85.53%) Windows
2 133 (83.65%) VMware
3 125 (78.62%) Active Directory
4 81 (50.94%) Windows Server
5 78 (49.06%) Microsoft
6 68 (42.77%) VMware Infrastructure
7 49 (30.82%) DNS
8 48 (30.19%) Firewall
8 48 (30.19%) Windows 10
9 47 (29.56%) Cisco
10 46 (28.93%) Citrix
11 45 (28.30%) LAN
11 45 (28.30%) VMware ESXi
12 44 (27.67%) Windows Server 2012
13 41 (25.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 39 (24.53%) SCCM
15 38 (23.90%) MS Exchange
15 38 (23.90%) Office 365
16 37 (23.27%) DHCP
17 36 (22.64%) PowerShell
17 36 (22.64%) vSphere
18 35 (22.01%) Windows Server 2008
19 34 (21.38%) WAN
20 33 (20.75%) Linux
21 31 (19.50%) SAN
22 30 (18.87%) Security Cleared
23 27 (16.98%) SQL
23 27 (16.98%) ITIL
23 27 (16.98%) Hyper-V
24 25 (15.72%) McAfee

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 38 (23.90%) MS Exchange
2 12 (7.55%) IIS
3 9 (5.66%) SharePoint
4 6 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (3.77%) Skype for Business
5 5 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.26%) Apache
6 2 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.63%) Confluence
7 1 (0.63%) OpenStack
Applications
1 21 (13.21%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (6.92%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.89%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.63%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 38 (23.90%) Office 365
2 10 (6.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (4.40%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.89%) PaaS
5 2 (1.26%) G Suite
5 2 (1.26%) IaaS
6 1 (0.63%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.63%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 49 (30.82%) DNS
2 48 (30.19%) Firewall
3 45 (28.30%) LAN
4 37 (23.27%) DHCP
5 34 (21.38%) WAN
6 31 (19.50%) SAN
7 24 (15.09%) VPN
8 15 (9.43%) Cisco IOS
8 15 (9.43%) NAS
8 15 (9.43%) TCP/IP
9 11 (6.92%) Skype
9 11 (6.92%) Structured Cabling
10 9 (5.66%) Internet
11 8 (5.03%) Fibre Channel
11 8 (5.03%) VoIP
12 6 (3.77%) VLAN
13 5 (3.14%) WebEx
14 4 (2.52%) PBX
15 3 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
15 3 (1.89%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (11.32%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (3.14%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (1.26%) Big Data
4 2 (1.26%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.26%) Power BI
4 2 (1.26%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.63%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.63%) MySQL
5 1 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (3.77%) Rational Team Concert
2 1 (0.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.63%) JIRA
General
1 13 (8.18%) Finance
2 4 (2.52%) Law
3 3 (1.89%) Banking
4 2 (1.26%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.26%) Retail
4 2 (1.26%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.63%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.63%) Back Office
5 1 (0.63%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (0.63%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.63%) French Language
5 1 (0.63%) Games
5 1 (0.63%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.63%) Italian Language
5 1 (0.63%) Russian Language
5 1 (0.63%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 38 (23.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 29 (18.24%) Support Engineer
3 24 (15.09%) Administrator
4 17 (10.69%) Analyst
4 17 (10.69%) Support Analyst
5 16 (10.06%) Infrastructure Support
6 14 (8.81%) 2nd Line Support
6 14 (8.81%) 3rd Line Support
7 11 (6.92%) Architect
7 11 (6.92%) Integration Engineer
7 11 (6.92%) Windows Engineer
8 10 (6.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 10 (6.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 10 (6.29%) IT Support
8 10 (6.29%) Systems Administrator
9 9 (5.66%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 9 (5.66%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 9 (5.66%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 9 (5.66%) Infrastructure Architect
9 9 (5.66%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.77%) Middleware
2 1 (0.63%) .NET
2 1 (0.63%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.63%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.63%) Flash
2 1 (0.63%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.95%) Replication
2 18 (11.32%) Management Information System
3 17 (10.69%) Data Centre
4 16 (10.06%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (8.18%) Blackberry
6 7 (4.40%) Enterprise Storage
7 6 (3.77%) Clustering
8 5 (3.14%) Smartphone
8 5 (3.14%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (1.89%) IBM Storwize
9 3 (1.89%) iPhone
10 2 (1.26%) EMC VNX
10 2 (1.26%) Handset
10 2 (1.26%) Hedge funds
10 2 (1.26%) PKI
10 2 (1.26%) Private Cloud
10 2 (1.26%) VxBlock/Vblock
11 1 (0.63%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.63%) RIA
11 1 (0.63%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 136 (85.53%) Windows
2 81 (50.94%) Windows Server
3 48 (30.19%) Windows 10
4 44 (27.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 35 (22.01%) Windows Server 2008
6 33 (20.75%) Linux
7 24 (15.09%) Windows 7
8 15 (9.43%) Android
9 5 (3.14%) Windows 8
10 4 (2.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (1.89%) Ubuntu
11 3 (1.89%) Unix
11 3 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (1.26%) Debian
12 2 (1.26%) SUSE
13 1 (0.63%) CentOS
13 1 (0.63%) Data ONTAP
13 1 (0.63%) VyOS
13 1 (0.63%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (25.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 27 (16.98%) ITIL
3 17 (10.69%) Continuous Improvement
3 17 (10.69%) Problem-Solving
4 15 (9.43%) Disaster Recovery
4 15 (9.43%) Load Balancing
4 15 (9.43%) Migration
5 14 (8.81%) Patch Management
6 13 (8.18%) Protective Monitoring
6 13 (8.18%) Service Management
7 12 (7.55%) Root Cause Analysis
8 11 (6.92%) Asset Management
9 10 (6.29%) Incident Management
9 10 (6.29%) Infrastructure Management
9 10 (6.29%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 10 (6.29%) Proactive Monitoring
9 10 (6.29%) SIEM
9 10 (6.29%) Visualisation
10 9 (5.66%) Application Performance Management
10 9 (5.66%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 36 (22.64%) PowerShell
2 27 (16.98%) SQL
3 2 (1.26%) VBScript
4 1 (0.63%) C
4 1 (0.63%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.63%) Perl
4 1 (0.63%) PHP
4 1 (0.63%) Python
Qualifications
1 30 (18.87%) Security Cleared
2 23 (14.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (14.47%) SC Cleared
3 16 (10.06%) Degree
4 14 (8.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 12 (7.55%) MCSA
5 12 (7.55%) MCSE
6 6 (3.77%) MCP
7 5 (3.14%) DV Cleared
8 4 (2.52%) CCNA
8 4 (2.52%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (2.52%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (2.52%) MCITP
9 3 (1.89%) CCA
9 3 (1.89%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (1.26%) IBM Certification
10 2 (1.26%) VCP5
10 2 (1.26%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.63%) NCDA
11 1 (0.63%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.81%) SLA
2 3 (1.89%) GDPR
2 3 (1.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 125 (78.62%) Active Directory
2 68 (42.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (28.30%) VMware ESXi
4 36 (22.64%) vSphere
5 27 (16.98%) Hyper-V
6 17 (10.69%) XenDesktop
7 12 (7.55%) VMware Server
8 9 (5.66%) VMware NSX
9 7 (4.40%) XenApp
9 7 (4.40%) XenServer
10 6 (3.77%) Virtual Desktop
11 3 (1.89%) vCloud
11 3 (1.89%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (1.26%) DFS Replication
12 2 (1.26%) GPFS
13 1 (0.63%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 1 (0.63%) KVM
13 1 (0.63%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 39 (24.53%) SCCM
2 24 (15.09%) WSUS
3 23 (14.47%) Backup Exec
4 18 (11.32%) vCenter Server
5 17 (10.69%) SCOM
6 13 (8.18%) NetBackup
7 6 (3.77%) Microsoft Intune
7 6 (3.77%) OpenView
8 5 (3.14%) AirWatch
8 5 (3.14%) Cisco CUCM
9 4 (2.52%) EMC NetWorker
9 4 (2.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 3 (1.89%) HP Data Protector
10 3 (1.89%) McAfee ePO
10 3 (1.89%) Nagios
10 3 (1.89%) SnapVault
11 2 (1.26%) Ansible
11 2 (1.26%) Tivoli
11 2 (1.26%) vRealize
12 1 (0.63%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 133 (83.65%) VMware
2 78 (49.06%) Microsoft
3 47 (29.56%) Cisco
4 46 (28.93%) Citrix
5 25 (15.72%) McAfee
6 23 (14.47%) Splunk
7 18 (11.32%) HP
8 16 (10.06%) Sophos
9 13 (8.18%) Dell
9 13 (8.18%) EMC
9 13 (8.18%) Juniper
10 12 (7.55%) Symantec
11 11 (6.92%) Ivanti
11 11 (6.92%) NetApp
11 11 (6.92%) Shavlik
11 11 (6.92%) Veritas
12 8 (5.03%) arcserve
12 8 (5.03%) Atlassian
13 7 (4.40%) Meraki
14 6 (3.77%) Nimble Storage