Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 715 718 770
Rank change year-on-year +3 +52 0
Contract jobs citing Veeam 187 149 123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.15% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.43% 0.35% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 84 86
UK median daily rate £375 £310 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.97% -11.43% +9.38%
10th Percentile £197 £202 £202
90th Percentile £474 £413 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £310 £358
% change year-on-year +12.90% -13.29% +19.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 23 6
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £25.00 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +70.00% +75.44% -25.00%
10th Percentile £19.10 £13.96 £11.69
90th Percentile £47.00 £49.75 £18.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.97 £25.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year +75.86% +75.44% -25.00%

Veeam is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all 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 43,165 42,567 47,654
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.98% 43.33% 44.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,772 26,200 29,262
UK median daily rate £450 £427 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.39% +3.52% +3.13%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £240
90th Percentile £625 £613 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £422 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +5.50% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,659 1,398 1,652
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £46.55 £47.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.84 £17.50
% change year-on-year -1.99% -3.80% +2.94%

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 25 September 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 25 September 2018.

Contractor 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 25 September 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 +12 172 £375 +20.48% 111
UK excluding London -37 103 £350 +12.90% 92
London +31 75 £375 +20.00% 23
South East -30 31 £375 +52.28% 16
North of England -22 26 £325 +0.78% 35
North West -15 17 £333 -12.79% 13
South West -15 17 £425 +41.67% 17
Midlands -16 13 £300 +20.00% 3
East Midlands +11 11 £275 -18.52% 1
East of England -5 10 £430 +32.31% 17
Yorkshire -23 8 £325 +10.64% 20
Wales -17 3 £338 +3.85% 2
Scotland -21 3 £400 +60.00% 2
West Midlands -28 2 £350 +64.71% 2
North East -21 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 151 (80.75%) Windows
2 143 (76.47%) VMware
3 128 (68.45%) Active Directory
4 111 (59.36%) Windows Server
5 91 (48.66%) VMware Infrastructure
6 82 (43.85%) Microsoft
7 69 (36.90%) Cisco
8 65 (34.76%) Firewall
9 58 (31.02%) Windows Server 2012
10 55 (29.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 52 (27.81%) MS Exchange
12 46 (24.60%) Windows 10
12 46 (24.60%) Office 365
12 46 (24.60%) VMware ESXi
13 43 (22.99%) DNS
14 41 (21.93%) SAN
14 41 (21.93%) Windows Server 2008
15 40 (21.39%) PowerShell
15 40 (21.39%) Citrix
15 40 (21.39%) Backup Exec
16 37 (19.79%) DHCP
16 37 (19.79%) Windows 7
17 36 (19.25%) SCCM
17 36 (19.25%) VPN
17 36 (19.25%) McAfee
18 35 (18.72%) LAN
19 34 (18.18%) SQL
19 34 (18.18%) Linux
20 30 (16.04%) Hyper-V
21 29 (15.51%) ITIL

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 52 (27.81%) MS Exchange
2 16 (8.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (8.02%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (5.88%) SharePoint
4 11 (5.88%) Skype for Business
5 8 (4.28%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (2.67%) IIS
7 1 (0.53%) Apache
7 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 26 (13.90%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (5.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.60%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 46 (24.60%) Office 365
2 25 (13.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (3.21%) Mimecast
5 4 (2.14%) G Suite
6 3 (1.60%) PaaS
7 2 (1.07%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.53%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.53%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 65 (34.76%) Firewall
2 43 (22.99%) DNS
3 41 (21.93%) SAN
4 37 (19.79%) DHCP
5 36 (19.25%) VPN
6 35 (18.72%) LAN
7 29 (15.51%) WAN
8 18 (9.63%) NAS
8 18 (9.63%) VLAN
9 15 (8.02%) TCP/IP
10 14 (7.49%) Skype
11 12 (6.42%) Cisco IOS
12 11 (5.88%) Extranet
13 10 (5.35%) Structured Cabling
14 9 (4.81%) iSCSI
14 9 (4.81%) VoIP
15 8 (4.28%) NetScaler
16 5 (2.67%) Wi-Fi
17 4 (2.14%) IP Telephony
17 4 (2.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.28%) MySQL
3 4 (2.14%) Power BI
3 4 (2.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.14%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (1.60%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.07%) Big Data
5 2 (1.07%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.07%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.53%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 7 (3.74%) Rational Team Concert
2 4 (2.14%) JIRA
3 1 (0.53%) Git (software)
General
1 19 (10.16%) Finance
2 7 (3.74%) French Language
3 6 (3.21%) Back Office
4 5 (2.67%) Games
4 5 (2.67%) Retail
5 4 (2.14%) Banking
5 4 (2.14%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.60%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.07%) Advertising
7 2 (1.07%) Automotive
7 2 (1.07%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.07%) Law
7 2 (1.07%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.07%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.53%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 50 (26.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 23 (12.30%) Support Engineer
3 20 (10.70%) 3rd Line Support
4 19 (10.16%) Analyst
5 15 (8.02%) Consultant
5 15 (8.02%) Integration Engineer
5 15 (8.02%) Support Analyst
6 14 (7.49%) Desktop Support
7 13 (6.95%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 12 (6.42%) Architect
8 12 (6.42%) IT Support
9 11 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support
9 11 (5.88%) VMware Consultant
10 10 (5.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 10 (5.35%) Administrator
10 10 (5.35%) Infrastructure Architect
10 10 (5.35%) Windows Engineer
11 9 (4.81%) Security Consultant
12 8 (4.28%) 2nd Line Support
12 8 (4.28%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.21%) Middleware
2 2 (1.07%) Flash
2 2 (1.07%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (0.53%) JSON
3 1 (0.53%) SAML
3 1 (0.53%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 24 (12.83%) Data Centre
2 23 (12.30%) Replication
3 13 (6.95%) Blackberry
4 11 (5.88%) PKI
5 7 (3.74%) Clustering
5 7 (3.74%) Management Information System
6 6 (3.21%) Enterprise Storage
7 5 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (2.14%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (1.60%) iPhone
9 3 (1.60%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (1.07%) EMC VNX
10 2 (1.07%) Handset
10 2 (1.07%) Private Cloud
10 2 (1.07%) RIA
10 2 (1.07%) Smartphone
10 2 (1.07%) VxBlock/Vblock
11 1 (0.53%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.53%) EPoS
11 1 (0.53%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 151 (80.75%) Windows
2 111 (59.36%) Windows Server
3 58 (31.02%) Windows Server 2012
4 46 (24.60%) Windows 10
5 41 (21.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 37 (19.79%) Windows 7
7 34 (18.18%) Linux
8 12 (6.42%) Android
9 10 (5.35%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (3.74%) Windows NT
11 4 (2.14%) Data ONTAP
11 4 (2.14%) Mac OS
11 4 (2.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (2.14%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.07%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.53%) Debian
13 1 (0.53%) HPUX
13 1 (0.53%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.53%) VMS
13 1 (0.53%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (29.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 29 (15.51%) ITIL
3 24 (12.83%) Migration
4 21 (11.23%) Disaster Recovery
5 16 (8.56%) Asset Management
6 15 (8.02%) Load Balancing
6 15 (8.02%) Protective Monitoring
7 14 (7.49%) Proactive Monitoring
8 12 (6.42%) Continuous Improvement
8 12 (6.42%) Patch Management
8 12 (6.42%) Service Management
9 11 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
10 10 (5.35%) Problem Management
10 10 (5.35%) Problem-Solving
11 9 (4.81%) Investment Management
12 7 (3.74%) Configuration Management
12 7 (3.74%) Disk Encryption
13 6 (3.21%) Project Management
14 5 (2.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (21.39%) PowerShell
2 34 (18.18%) SQL
3 2 (1.07%) Python
3 2 (1.07%) VBScript
4 1 (0.53%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.53%) C
4 1 (0.53%) Perl
4 1 (0.53%) VB
Qualifications
1 27 (14.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (11.76%) Security Cleared
3 19 (10.16%) SC Cleared
4 18 (9.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 15 (8.02%) MCSE
6 9 (4.81%) MCSA
7 8 (4.28%) CCNA
7 8 (4.28%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (4.28%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (3.21%) CCNP
8 6 (3.21%) Degree
8 6 (3.21%) MCP
9 5 (2.67%) CHECK Team Member
9 5 (2.67%) MCITP
10 4 (2.14%) VCP5
11 3 (1.60%) DV Cleared
11 3 (1.60%) VCAP
11 3 (1.60%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (1.07%) CEH
12 2 (1.07%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (10.16%) SLA
2 2 (1.07%) GDPR
2 2 (1.07%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 128 (68.45%) Active Directory
2 91 (48.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (24.60%) VMware ESXi
4 30 (16.04%) Hyper-V
5 28 (14.97%) vSphere
6 19 (10.16%) VMware NSX
6 19 (10.16%) XenDesktop
7 18 (9.63%) XenServer
8 15 (8.02%) XenApp
9 9 (4.81%) VMware Server
10 7 (3.74%) BitLocker
10 7 (3.74%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 7 (3.74%) Virtual Desktop
10 7 (3.74%) VirtualBox
11 6 (3.21%) Virtual Machines
12 4 (2.14%) NFS
13 2 (1.07%) DFS Replication
13 2 (1.07%) Microsoft App-V
14 1 (0.53%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 1 (0.53%) KVM
Systems Management
1 40 (21.39%) Backup Exec
2 36 (19.25%) SCCM
3 21 (11.23%) vCenter Server
4 14 (7.49%) NetBackup
5 13 (6.95%) SCOM
6 11 (5.88%) PowerCLI
6 11 (5.88%) WSUS
7 10 (5.35%) Single Sign-On
8 9 (4.81%) McAfee ePO
9 8 (4.28%) Norton AntiVirus
10 6 (3.21%) OpenView
11 5 (2.67%) AirWatch
12 4 (2.14%) HP Data Protector
13 3 (1.60%) Failover Clustering
13 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Intune
13 3 (1.60%) SnapVault
14 2 (1.07%) Ansible
14 2 (1.07%) Cisco CUCM
14 2 (1.07%) Microsoft Clustering
14 2 (1.07%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 143 (76.47%) VMware
2 82 (43.85%) Microsoft
3 69 (36.90%) Cisco
4 40 (21.39%) Citrix
5 36 (19.25%) McAfee
6 26 (13.90%) Sophos
7 24 (12.83%) HP
8 19 (10.16%) Symantec
9 17 (9.09%) Veritas
10 15 (8.02%) Juniper
10 15 (8.02%) NetApp
10 15 (8.02%) Splunk
11 12 (6.42%) arcserve
12 11 (5.88%) Dell
12 11 (5.88%) Oracle
13 10 (5.35%) Acronis
14 9 (4.81%) CommVault
14 9 (4.81%) Ivanti
14 9 (4.81%) Kaspersky
14 9 (4.81%) Shavlik