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 3 months to 26 April 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
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 552 605 604
Rank change year-on-year +53 -1  
Contract jobs citing Veeam 48 50 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.090% 0.086%
As % of the Vendors category 0.24% 0.20% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 30 33
Median daily rate £315 £315 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.54%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £199 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £414 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £325 £253
% change year-on-year -7.69% +28.45%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 4
Median hourly rate £19.00 - £17.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.45 - £15.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.95 - £21.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 - £16.50

Veeam is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all 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 20421 24662 25246
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 43.94% 44.15% 45.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 12544 15129 14343
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 698 813 1096
Median hourly rate £17.77 £19.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.47% +5.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.99 £11.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.75 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -13.15% +8.57%  

Veeam
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Veeam as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 26 April 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 3 months to 26 April 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Veeam in the UK

Veeam
Top 30 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 3 months to 26 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +51 45 £320 -1.53% 26
London +19 19 £320 +6.66% 8
South East +18 9 £445 +36.76% 4
South West +3 6 £300 +24.35%
City of London +2 6 £223 -40.66% 3
Bournemouth +13 5 £300 +8.10%
Dorset +12 5 £300 +8.10%
West Midlands +27 3 £120 - 1
Berkshire +26 3 £450 +9.09% 1
East Midlands -3 3 £425 -
Buckinghamshire -9 3 £451 +38.84% 1
North West +27 2 - - 3
West Yorkshire +20 2 - - 3
Yorkshire +18 2 - - 4
Milton Keynes -2 2 £451 - 1
Hinckley - 2 - -
Leicestershire - 2 - -
Surrey - 2 £151 - 1
Solihull - 2 £120 -
Leeds +18 1 - -
Birmingham +10 1 - -
Wales +10 1 £388 +15.67% 1
Liverpool +3 1 - - 1
Merseyside +3 1 - - 1
East of England -1 1 £325 -12.16% 5
Northern Ireland - 1 £250 -
Cardiff - 1 £388 -
Somerset - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 £388 - 1
Cheshire - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 92 (89.32%) VMware
2 81 (78.64%) Windows
3 64 (62.14%) Active Directory
4 59 (57.28%) Windows Server
5 55 (53.40%) VMware Infrastructure
6 52 (50.49%) Microsoft
7 41 (39.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 38 (36.89%) Hyper-V
8 38 (36.89%) Windows Server 2008
8 38 (36.89%) MS Exchange
9 34 (33.01%) SAN
10 32 (31.07%) DNS
11 30 (29.13%) Backup Exec
12 28 (27.18%) DHCP
12 28 (27.18%) SQL
12 28 (27.18%) Cisco
13 26 (25.24%) SQL Server
14 25 (24.27%) Symantec
15 24 (23.30%) Firewall
15 24 (23.30%) VPN
15 24 (23.30%) Exchange Server 2010
16 23 (22.33%) Linux
17 21 (20.39%) HP
17 21 (20.39%) vSphere
17 21 (20.39%) PowerShell
18 20 (19.42%) ITIL
19 19 (18.45%) Dell
19 19 (18.45%) Internet
19 19 (18.45%) Windows 7
20 18 (17.48%) Office 365

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 (36.89%) MS Exchange
2 24 (23.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (10.68%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (9.71%) SharePoint
5 7 (6.80%) IIS
6 3 (2.91%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.94%) Apache
7 2 (1.94%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.94%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.97%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.97%) SAS
Applications
1 13 (12.62%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (7.77%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (2.91%) Acrobat
4 2 (1.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.97%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 18 (17.48%) Office 365
2 9 (8.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (6.80%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.91%) IaaS
5 1 (0.97%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.97%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 34 (33.01%) SAN
2 32 (31.07%) DNS
3 28 (27.18%) DHCP
4 24 (23.30%) Firewall
4 24 (23.30%) VPN
5 19 (18.45%) Internet
6 15 (14.56%) TCP/IP
7 9 (8.74%) iSCSI
7 9 (8.74%) WAN
8 8 (7.77%) NAS
9 7 (6.80%) Cisco IOS
9 7 (6.80%) LAN
10 6 (5.83%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (5.83%) SSL
11 4 (3.88%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (3.88%) FCoE
11 4 (3.88%) Fibre Channel
11 4 (3.88%) IPsec
11 4 (3.88%) Remote Desktop
12 3 (2.91%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (25.24%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.74%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (5.83%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.94%) MySQL
5 1 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.97%) Eclipse
1 1 (0.97%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (5.83%) Law
2 5 (4.85%) Finance
3 3 (2.91%) Advertising
3 3 (2.91%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.94%) Billing
4 2 (1.94%) Games
4 2 (1.94%) Local Government
4 2 (1.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 43 (41.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 18 (17.48%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 18 (17.48%) Support Engineer
3 16 (15.53%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 13 (12.62%) Administrator
5 11 (10.68%) 3rd Line Support
6 9 (8.74%) Infrastructure Support
6 9 (8.74%) Systems Administrator
7 8 (7.77%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 8 (7.77%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 7 (6.80%) VMware Specialist
9 6 (5.83%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
9 6 (5.83%) Analyst
9 6 (5.83%) VMWare Administrator
10 5 (4.85%) 3rd Line Server Support
10 5 (4.85%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (4.85%) Server Engineer
10 5 (4.85%) Server Support
10 5 (4.85%) Windows Server Support
11 4 (3.88%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.91%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.53%) Replication
2 15 (14.56%) Data Centre
3 7 (6.80%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.80%) Management Information System
4 6 (5.83%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (2.91%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.91%) PKI
6 2 (1.94%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.94%) EMC VNX
6 2 (1.94%) EMC VNXe
7 1 (0.97%) CMDB
7 1 (0.97%) Digital Signage
7 1 (0.97%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.97%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.97%) iPad
7 1 (0.97%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.97%) NHS
7 1 (0.97%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.97%) RIA
7 1 (0.97%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 81 (78.64%) Windows
2 59 (57.28%) Windows Server
3 41 (39.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 38 (36.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (22.33%) Linux
6 19 (18.45%) Windows 7
7 18 (17.48%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (9.71%) Windows 8
9 9 (8.74%) Windows 10
10 7 (6.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (4.85%) CentOS
12 4 (3.88%) Mac OS X
13 2 (1.94%) Data ONTAP
14 1 (0.97%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (19.42%) ITIL
2 18 (17.48%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (11.65%) Migration
4 11 (10.68%) Patch Management
4 11 (10.68%) Problem Management
5 8 (7.77%) Asset Management
5 8 (7.77%) Configuration Management
5 8 (7.77%) IT Asset Management
5 8 (7.77%) Network Management
5 8 (7.77%) Time Management
6 7 (6.80%) Information Management
6 7 (6.80%) Infrastructure Management
7 6 (5.83%) Network Architecture
7 6 (5.83%) Security Patching
7 6 (5.83%) Server Virtualisation
8 5 (4.85%) Kalman Filter
8 5 (4.85%) Performance Management
8 5 (4.85%) Service Design
9 4 (3.88%) Cybersecurity
9 4 (3.88%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (27.18%) SQL
2 21 (20.39%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.94%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (10.68%) Security Cleared
2 9 (8.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (8.74%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.83%) MCSE
3 6 (5.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (3.88%) MCSA
5 3 (2.91%) Degree
6 2 (1.94%) DBS Check
6 2 (1.94%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.94%) VCAP
6 2 (1.94%) VCP5
6 2 (1.94%) VCP6
7 1 (0.97%) CCNA
7 1 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.97%) MCDST
7 1 (0.97%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.97%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.91%) SLA
2 2 (1.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.97%) GCP
3 1 (0.97%) QA
System Software
1 64 (62.14%) Active Directory
2 55 (53.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (36.89%) Hyper-V
4 21 (20.39%) vSphere
5 15 (14.56%) VMware ESX
6 14 (13.59%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (8.74%) XenApp
8 8 (7.77%) NFS
9 6 (5.83%) BitLocker
10 5 (4.85%) vCloud
11 4 (3.88%) Terminal Services
11 4 (3.88%) Virtual Machines
12 3 (2.91%) XenDesktop
13 2 (1.94%) Samba
13 2 (1.94%) Squid
13 2 (1.94%) Virtual Servers
13 2 (1.94%) VMware Server
14 1 (0.97%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 30 (29.13%) Backup Exec
2 17 (16.50%) SCCM
3 14 (13.59%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 12 (11.65%) SCOM
5 9 (8.74%) McAfee ePO
5 9 (8.74%) Norton AntiVirus
6 8 (7.77%) WSUS
7 5 (4.85%) Nagios
8 4 (3.88%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 4 (3.88%) Puppet
8 4 (3.88%) SCDPM
8 4 (3.88%) vCenter Server
8 4 (3.88%) vMotion
8 4 (3.88%) vRealize
9 3 (2.91%) PowerCLI
9 3 (2.91%) RANCID
9 3 (2.91%) SCVMM
10 2 (1.94%) Foglight
10 2 (1.94%) NetBackup
10 2 (1.94%) Webmin
Vendors
1 92 (89.32%) VMware
2 52 (50.49%) Microsoft
3 28 (27.18%) Cisco
4 25 (24.27%) Symantec
5 21 (20.39%) HP
6 19 (18.45%) Dell
7 16 (15.53%) Citrix
8 15 (14.56%) NetApp
9 11 (10.68%) Red Hat
10 10 (9.71%) Intel Security
11 8 (7.77%) EMC
11 8 (7.77%) EqualLogic
12 7 (6.80%) Sophos
13 6 (5.83%) Lumension
13 6 (5.83%) Palo Alto
13 6 (5.83%) Polycom
14 5 (4.85%) CheckPoint
15 4 (3.88%) Apple
15 4 (3.88%) Juniper
16 3 (2.91%) Oracle
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