Period
to 21 September 2021

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 21 September 2021 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
21 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 627 446 668
Rank change year-on-year -181 +222 +59
Contract jobs citing Veeam 159 57 163
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.19% 0.19%
As % of the Vendors category 0.49% 0.44% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 40 108
10th Percentile £224 £263 £193
25th Percentile £300 £313 £254
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £400 £413 £350
Median % change year-on-year -3.03% +17.86% -6.67%
75th Percentile £474 £489 £441
90th Percentile £550 £517 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £404 £388 £325
% change year-on-year +4.19% +19.23% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 6
10th Percentile £19.50 " £36.51
25th Percentile £24.50 £21.25 £37.63
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £44.01
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% -48.88% +3.55%
75th Percentile £25.50 £23.75 £47.01
90th Percentile " " £47.26
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 - -

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 32,533 13,069 37,230
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.75% 44.41% 42.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,041 8,416 23,623
10th Percentile £285 £263 £245
25th Percentile £400 £365 £360
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £450
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
75th Percentile £600 £575 £556
90th Percentile £693 £675 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 909 393 1,345
10th Percentile £11.32 £11.19 £11.17
25th Percentile £13.74 £14.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate £19.50 £20.34 £19.50
Median % change year-on-year -4.11% +4.28% +14.71%
75th Percentile £42.20 £43.75 £42.00
90th Percentile £60.40 £53.75 £50.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £19.90 £17.90
% change year-on-year -9.55% +11.17% +10.49%

Veeam
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Veeam in the UK

Veeam
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Veeam.

Daily rate trend for Veeam in the UK

Veeam
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Veeam over the 6 months to 21 September 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Veeam in the UK

Veeam
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Veeam.

Hourly rate trend for Veeam in the UK

Veeam
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Veeam over the 6 months to 21 September 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for Veeam in the UK

Veeam
Top 15 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 21 September 2021. 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 -180 124 £390 -5.45% 123
UK excluding London -73 115 £404 +4.19% 120
South East -61 42 £400 -0.31% 17
London -168 30 £413 -14.29% 14
Scotland - 25 £425 - 7
Work from Home -243 20 £300 -38.46% 18
Midlands -62 19 £413 +25.00% 23
South West -46 13 £319 -29.17% 15
North of England -78 10 £380 +16.92% 40
West Midlands -63 9 £550 +66.67% 14
East Midlands - 9 £300 - 9
North West -51 8 £415 +27.69% 22
East of England - 6 £275 - 14
Northern Ireland - 5 £400 - 2
Yorkshire -52 2 £301 +11.57% 17

For the 6 months to 21 September 2021, 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.

1 118 (74.21%) VMware
2 94 (59.12%) Windows
3 71 (44.65%) Active Directory
4 65 (40.88%) Microsoft
5 60 (37.74%) Windows Server
6 56 (35.22%) VMware Infrastructure
7 55 (34.59%) SAN
7 55 (34.59%) Microsoft 365
8 51 (32.08%) Azure
9 44 (27.67%) NetApp
10 41 (25.79%) Cisco
10 41 (25.79%) VMware ESXi
11 36 (22.64%) Security Cleared
12 34 (21.38%) SC Cleared
13 33 (20.75%) Replication
13 33 (20.75%) Firewall
13 33 (20.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 32 (20.13%) PowerShell
15 30 (18.87%) SQL Server
16 29 (18.24%) Windows Server 2019
16 29 (18.24%) Social Skills
17 28 (17.61%) Windows 10
17 28 (17.61%) Dell
18 27 (16.98%) Citrix
18 27 (16.98%) vSphere
18 27 (16.98%) Windows Server 2012
19 26 (16.35%) AWS
20 25 (15.72%) HP
21 24 (15.09%) DNS
21 24 (15.09%) SCCM

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 19 (11.95%) SharePoint
2 18 (11.32%) MS Exchange
3 12 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (4.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (2.52%) IIS
6 2 (1.26%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.63%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (4.40%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 55 (34.59%) Microsoft 365
2 51 (32.08%) Azure
3 26 (16.35%) AWS
4 14 (8.81%) Mimecast
5 5 (3.14%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (3.14%) Cohesity
6 4 (2.52%) IaaS
6 4 (2.52%) PaaS
7 3 (1.89%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (1.26%) GCP
9 1 (0.63%) Google Workspace
9 1 (0.63%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 55 (34.59%) SAN
2 33 (20.75%) Firewall
3 24 (15.09%) DNS
4 21 (13.21%) WAN
5 20 (12.58%) LAN
6 19 (11.95%) VPN
7 17 (10.69%) DHCP
8 13 (8.18%) NetScaler
8 13 (8.18%) VoIP
9 12 (7.55%) Cisco ASA
9 12 (7.55%) TCP/IP
10 11 (6.92%) NAS
11 9 (5.66%) Junos
12 7 (4.40%) PBX
12 7 (4.40%) VLAN
12 7 (4.40%) VSAN
13 6 (3.77%) Cisco IOS
13 6 (3.77%) Wireless
14 5 (3.14%) Remote Desktop
15 3 (1.89%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (18.87%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.66%) MySQL
3 4 (2.52%) SQL Server 2017
4 2 (1.26%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 2 (1.26%) Bitbucket
General
1 29 (18.24%) Social Skills
2 8 (5.03%) Public Sector
3 6 (3.77%) Finance
4 4 (2.52%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.89%) Presentation Skills
6 1 (0.63%) Legal
6 1 (0.63%) Local Government
6 1 (0.63%) Retail
6 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (18.87%) Storage Engineer
2 26 (16.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 24 (15.09%) Network Engineer
4 16 (10.06%) Architect
5 14 (8.81%) Consultant
6 13 (8.18%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 11 (6.92%) 3rd Line Support
8 10 (6.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 10 (6.29%) Analyst
9 9 (5.66%) Support Engineer
10 8 (5.03%) Administrator
10 8 (5.03%) Infrastructure Architect
10 8 (5.03%) VMware Engineer
11 7 (4.40%) Solutions Architect
12 6 (3.77%) 1st Line Support
12 6 (3.77%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 6 (3.77%) 2nd Line Support
12 6 (3.77%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 6 (3.77%) Server Engineer
12 6 (3.77%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.40%) .NET
1 7 (4.40%) J2EE
1 7 (4.40%) SAML
2 2 (1.26%) COM
3 1 (0.63%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.63%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (20.75%) Replication
2 14 (8.81%) Data Centre
3 8 (5.03%) Enterprise Storage
3 8 (5.03%) PKI
4 5 (3.14%) Clustering
4 5 (3.14%) iPad
4 5 (3.14%) iPhone
4 5 (3.14%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.52%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.52%) IBM Storwize
6 2 (1.26%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.26%) NHS
7 1 (0.63%) CCTV
7 1 (0.63%) Freedom of Information Act
7 1 (0.63%) IPTV
7 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.63%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.63%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 94 (59.12%) Windows
2 60 (37.74%) Windows Server
3 29 (18.24%) Windows Server 2019
4 28 (17.61%) Windows 10
5 27 (16.98%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (14.47%) Data ONTAP
7 19 (11.95%) Windows Server 2016
8 11 (6.92%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (6.29%) Linux
10 8 (5.03%) Unix
11 6 (3.77%) Windows 7
12 3 (1.89%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.63%) CentOS
13 1 (0.63%) Solaris
13 1 (0.63%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (20.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 23 (14.47%) Migration
3 14 (8.81%) ITIL
4 10 (6.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (5.66%) Performance Analysis
6 8 (5.03%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (5.03%) Problem-Solving
6 8 (5.03%) Project Delivery
6 8 (5.03%) SOA
7 7 (4.40%) Data Migration
7 7 (4.40%) Data Protection
7 7 (4.40%) EAI
7 7 (4.40%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (3.77%) Change Management
9 5 (3.14%) Project Management
9 5 (3.14%) Service Delivery
9 5 (3.14%) Virtual Environments
10 4 (2.52%) Break/Fix
10 4 (2.52%) Server Management
10 4 (2.52%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 32 (20.13%) PowerShell
2 22 (13.84%) SQL
3 4 (2.52%) Bash Shell
3 4 (2.52%) Python
4 1 (0.63%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 36 (22.64%) Security Cleared
2 34 (21.38%) SC Cleared
3 13 (8.18%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (8.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (6.29%) CCNA
4 10 (6.29%) Degree
4 10 (6.29%) MCSE
4 10 (6.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (4.40%) CCNP
5 7 (4.40%) MCSA
6 5 (3.14%) JNCIA
7 3 (1.89%) CCIE
7 3 (1.89%) VCP6
8 2 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.26%) VCAP
9 1 (0.63%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.63%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.55%) SLA
2 7 (4.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.26%) ISO 9000
3 2 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.63%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.63%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (0.63%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 71 (44.65%) Active Directory
2 56 (35.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (25.79%) VMware ESXi
4 27 (16.98%) vSphere
5 22 (13.84%) Hyper-V
6 14 (8.81%) XenApp
7 10 (6.29%) Virtual Servers
8 8 (5.03%) Firmware
9 6 (3.77%) XenDesktop
10 5 (3.14%) VMware Workstation
11 4 (2.52%) Virtual Machines
11 4 (2.52%) VMware NSX
12 3 (1.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (1.26%) Docker
13 2 (1.26%) KVM
14 1 (0.63%) ISA Server
14 1 (0.63%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 24 (15.09%) SCCM
2 23 (14.47%) SnapMirror
2 23 (14.47%) SnapVault
3 12 (7.55%) vCenter Server
4 10 (6.29%) Microsoft Intune
5 9 (5.66%) vRealize
6 6 (3.77%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 4 (2.52%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 4 (2.52%) EMC NetWorker
7 4 (2.52%) NetBackup
7 4 (2.52%) PowerCLI
7 4 (2.52%) vRealize Orchestrator
7 4 (2.52%) WSUS
7 4 (2.52%) ZABBIX
8 3 (1.89%) Backup Exec
8 3 (1.89%) FortiGate
8 3 (1.89%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (1.89%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 3 (1.89%) PaperCut
8 3 (1.89%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 118 (74.21%) VMware
2 65 (40.88%) Microsoft
3 44 (27.67%) NetApp
4 41 (25.79%) Cisco
5 28 (17.61%) Dell
6 27 (16.98%) Citrix
7 25 (15.72%) HP
8 16 (10.06%) CommVault
8 16 (10.06%) Juniper
9 15 (9.43%) Oracle
10 14 (8.81%) Nimble Storage
11 10 (6.29%) EMC
11 10 (6.29%) Meraki
12 9 (5.66%) SolarWinds
13 7 (4.40%) 3PAR
13 7 (4.40%) Sophos
13 7 (4.40%) Veritas
13 7 (4.40%) Zerto
14 6 (3.77%) Hitachi
14 6 (3.77%) McAfee