Period
to 21 August 2017

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 August 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.

Veeam
UK
6 months to
21 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 712 780 766
Rank change year-on-year +68 -14 +17
Contract jobs citing Veeam 129 122 123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.31% 0.25% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 84 93
UK median daily rate £310 £339 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.49% +12.92% +9.09%
10th Percentile £205 £201 £163
90th Percentile £438 £475 £457
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £350 £300
% change year-on-year -11.43% +16.67% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 5 6
UK median hourly rate £22.33 £13.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +65.41% -28.95% +35.71%
10th Percentile £13.73 £11.48 £16.63
90th Percentile £49.88 £18.35 £94.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.33 £13.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +65.41% -28.95% +35.71%

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

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 41759 48738 50446
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 43.59% 44.94% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 25527 29904 29378
UK median daily rate £430 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.24% +3.13% +2.56%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £225
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1382 1641 2237
UK median hourly rate £17.38 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.71% - +2.94%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £44.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.38 £17.00
% change year-on-year -5.04% +2.21% +3.03%

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 21 August 2017.

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 21 August 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Veeam in the UK

Veeam
Top 16 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 August 2017. 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 +50 118 £311 -11.07% 38
UK excluding London +85 103 £310 -11.43% 33
North of England +83 31 £313 +13.64% 16
South East +25 29 £300 -25.00% 8
London +13 26 £313 -7.41% 7
North East - 14 £315 -
South West +10 13 £300 -21.31% 1
Midlands +38 11 £338 -5.59% 2
Yorkshire +40 9 £294 -6.00% 7
North West +27 8 £375 +41.51% 9
East of England -16 8 £325 -21.69% 4
West Midlands +43 7 £319 -10.84%
Scotland +35 7 £250 +92.31% 1
East Midlands -8 4 £338 +12.50% 2
Wales - 3 £356 - 1
Northern Ireland - 1 £250 -

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 with a requirement for Veeam.

1 110 (85.27%) Windows
2 107 (82.95%) VMware
3 81 (62.79%) Active Directory
4 65 (50.39%) Windows Server
5 64 (49.61%) Microsoft
6 56 (43.41%) Cisco
7 55 (42.64%) VMware Infrastructure
8 52 (40.31%) SAN
9 45 (34.88%) HP
9 45 (34.88%) Backup Exec
10 44 (34.11%) MS Exchange
11 43 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
12 40 (31.01%) Hyper-V
13 38 (29.46%) DNS
14 37 (28.68%) SQL Server
15 35 (27.13%) SQL
15 35 (27.13%) ITIL
15 35 (27.13%) DHCP
16 34 (26.36%) Replication
16 34 (26.36%) Windows Server 2008
16 34 (26.36%) Firewall
17 32 (24.81%) Linux
18 30 (23.26%) Migration
19 29 (22.48%) Symantec
19 29 (22.48%) Office 365
20 27 (20.93%) Windows 7
21 26 (20.16%) PowerShell
21 26 (20.16%) Dell
22 25 (19.38%) vSphere
23 24 (18.60%) TCP/IP

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 44 (34.11%) MS Exchange
2 21 (16.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (10.85%) SharePoint
4 13 (10.08%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (5.43%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (4.65%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (2.33%) IIS
8 2 (1.55%) Apache
8 2 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.55%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.55%) WordPress
9 1 (0.78%) SAS
Applications
1 13 (10.08%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.33%) Acrobat
2 3 (2.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 29 (22.48%) Office 365
2 13 (10.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.10%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.10%) G Suite
4 3 (2.33%) IaaS
5 1 (0.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (40.31%) SAN
2 38 (29.46%) DNS
3 35 (27.13%) DHCP
4 34 (26.36%) Firewall
5 24 (18.60%) TCP/IP
6 22 (17.05%) LAN
7 17 (13.18%) Fibre Channel
8 16 (12.40%) VPN
9 14 (10.85%) Cisco ASA
10 13 (10.08%) WAN
11 12 (9.30%) Wireless
12 10 (7.75%) VoIP
12 10 (7.75%) Wi-Fi
13 8 (6.20%) SMTP
14 7 (5.43%) Internet
15 6 (4.65%) Extranet
15 6 (4.65%) HTTP
15 6 (4.65%) Intranet
16 5 (3.88%) iSCSI
16 5 (3.88%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (28.68%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (6.20%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (5.43%) MySQL
5 3 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (2.33%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (1.55%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Eclipse
General
1 11 (8.53%) Finance
2 7 (5.43%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.88%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.33%) Electronics
4 3 (2.33%) Marketing
5 2 (1.55%) Advertising
6 1 (0.78%) Billing
6 1 (0.78%) Games
6 1 (0.78%) Publishing
6 1 (0.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (27.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 20 (15.50%) Support Engineer
3 18 (13.95%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 16 (12.40%) Administrator
5 15 (11.63%) Backup Engineer
6 12 (9.30%) Analyst
7 11 (8.53%) Windows Engineer
8 10 (7.75%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (6.98%) Server Engineer
10 8 (6.20%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 8 (6.20%) Windows Administrator
11 7 (5.43%) 3rd Line Support
11 7 (5.43%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 7 (5.43%) Storage and Backup Engineer
11 7 (5.43%) Storage Engineer
11 7 (5.43%) Systems Administrator
12 6 (4.65%) IT Support
12 6 (4.65%) SharePoint Engineer
12 6 (4.65%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
12 6 (4.65%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 34 (26.36%) Replication
2 10 (7.75%) HP Storage
3 8 (6.20%) Client/Server
4 5 (3.88%) Data Centre
4 5 (3.88%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.88%) RIA
5 4 (3.10%) Driving Licence
6 3 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.33%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.33%) BYOD
6 3 (2.33%) HP StoreVirtual
6 3 (2.33%) iPad
6 3 (2.33%) NHS
7 2 (1.55%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.55%) EMC VNX
7 2 (1.55%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.55%) iPhone
7 2 (1.55%) RSA SecurID
7 2 (1.55%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.55%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 110 (85.27%) Windows
2 65 (50.39%) Windows Server
3 43 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 34 (26.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 32 (24.81%) Linux
6 27 (20.93%) Windows 7
7 18 (13.95%) Windows 10
8 16 (12.40%) Solaris
9 14 (10.85%) AIX
9 14 (10.85%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (6.98%) CentOS
11 4 (3.10%) Windows 8
12 3 (2.33%) Unix
13 2 (1.55%) Android
13 2 (1.55%) Mac OS X
13 2 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (1.55%) Windows Phone
13 2 (1.55%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.78%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (27.13%) ITIL
2 30 (23.26%) Migration
3 13 (10.08%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (9.30%) Performance Tuning
5 9 (6.98%) Server Virtualisation
6 8 (6.20%) Patch Management
6 8 (6.20%) QMS
6 8 (6.20%) Quality Management
6 8 (6.20%) Time Management
7 7 (5.43%) Asset Management
7 7 (5.43%) Kalman Filter
7 7 (5.43%) Problem Management
8 6 (4.65%) Information Security
8 6 (4.65%) Security Patching
8 6 (4.65%) Technical Architecture
8 6 (4.65%) Web Development
9 5 (3.88%) Test Management
9 5 (3.88%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (3.10%) Application Packaging
10 4 (3.10%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 35 (27.13%) SQL
2 26 (20.16%) PowerShell
3 6 (4.65%) PHP
4 1 (0.78%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (13.95%) Security Cleared
2 16 (12.40%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (10.85%) SC Cleared
3 14 (10.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 12 (9.30%) MCSE
5 11 (8.53%) MCSA
6 7 (5.43%) CCNA
6 7 (5.43%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (5.43%) MCITP
7 4 (3.10%) CCENT
7 4 (3.10%) Degree
8 3 (2.33%) ACSA
8 3 (2.33%) Network+ Certification
8 3 (2.33%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (1.55%) A+ Certification
9 2 (1.55%) DBS Check
9 2 (1.55%) MCTS
10 1 (0.78%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (0.78%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.78%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.65%) SLA
2 1 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 81 (62.79%) Active Directory
2 55 (42.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (31.01%) Hyper-V
4 25 (19.38%) vSphere
5 14 (10.85%) Virtual Machines
5 14 (10.85%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (7.75%) XenApp
7 6 (4.65%) Samba
7 6 (4.65%) Squid
7 6 (4.65%) Virtual Desktop
8 4 (3.10%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (2.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (2.33%) vCloud
9 3 (2.33%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (1.55%) Terminal Services
10 2 (1.55%) VMware NSX
10 2 (1.55%) VMware Server
10 2 (1.55%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.78%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 45 (34.88%) Backup Exec
2 15 (11.63%) NetBackup
2 15 (11.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 15 (11.63%) WSUS
3 14 (10.85%) EMC NetWorker
3 14 (10.85%) HP Data Protector
3 14 (10.85%) SCCM
4 11 (8.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 7 (5.43%) McAfee ePO
5 7 (5.43%) Nagios
5 7 (5.43%) Norton AntiVirus
5 7 (5.43%) vMotion
6 6 (4.65%) Webmin
6 6 (4.65%) Xymon
7 4 (3.10%) SmoothWall
8 3 (2.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 3 (2.33%) SCOM
9 2 (1.55%) Failover Clustering
10 1 (0.78%) vCenter Server
10 1 (0.78%) vRealize
Vendors
1 107 (82.95%) VMware
2 64 (49.61%) Microsoft
3 56 (43.41%) Cisco
4 45 (34.88%) HP
5 29 (22.48%) Symantec
6 26 (20.16%) Dell
7 23 (17.83%) Citrix
8 20 (15.50%) EMC
9 19 (14.73%) IBM
10 18 (13.95%) Veritas
11 15 (11.63%) Sophos
12 14 (10.85%) Brocade
13 9 (6.98%) Red Hat
14 8 (6.20%) EqualLogic
15 7 (5.43%) Google
15 7 (5.43%) McAfee
15 7 (5.43%) SonicWALL
16 6 (4.65%) Mitel
17 5 (3.88%) Apple
17 5 (3.88%) Juniper