Period
to 21 November 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 November 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 717 759 760
Rank change year-on-year +42 +1 +8
Contract jobs citing Veeam 160 122 128
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.36% 0.26% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 79 96
UK median daily rate £300 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +16.67% -16.67%
10th Percentile £192 £213 £170
90th Percentile £398 £475 £447
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £354 £288
% change year-on-year -12.37% +23.04% +3.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 7 7
UK median hourly rate £22.33 £15.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.87% -42.31% +48.57%
10th Percentile £13.30 £11.90 £17.60
90th Percentile £60.75 £20.43 £82.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.33 £15.00 £77.75
% change year-on-year +48.87% -80.71% +344.29%

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 43951 47473 49241
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.62% 45.33% 43.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 27307 29002 29036
UK median daily rate £430 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £235 £240 £225
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1470 1695 2097
UK median hourly rate £17.38 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.30% -5.71% +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.58 £10.23 £10.13
90th Percentile £45.27 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year - -5.71% +6.06%

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 November 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 November 2017.

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 21 November 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 +53 152 £300 -14.29% 41
UK excluding London +59 116 £310 -12.37% 31
London -14 44 £300 -14.29% 11
North of England +86 43 £320 +42.22% 16
South East -1 32 £243 -35.33% 5
North East - 18 £320 - 1
South West -1 16 £249 -27.64% 1
North West +29 14 £350 +64.71% 12
Yorkshire +32 11 £300 +9.09% 3
Midlands +19 10 £213 -40.56% 5
West Midlands +20 8 £193 -46.15% 2
East of England -9 7 - - 3
Scotland - 7 £394 - 1
East Midlands +1 2 £250 - 3
Wales - 1 £325 -

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 137 (85.63%) Windows
2 119 (74.38%) VMware
3 115 (71.88%) Active Directory
4 85 (53.13%) Cisco
5 82 (51.25%) Microsoft
5 82 (51.25%) Windows Server
6 66 (41.25%) VMware Infrastructure
7 58 (36.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 54 (33.75%) Office 365
8 54 (33.75%) Firewall
9 53 (33.13%) HP
9 53 (33.13%) SAN
9 53 (33.13%) Hyper-V
10 48 (30.00%) Backup Exec
11 47 (29.38%) DNS
11 47 (29.38%) SQL
12 41 (25.63%) Linux
12 41 (25.63%) MS Exchange
13 40 (25.00%) ITIL
14 39 (24.38%) DHCP
15 36 (22.50%) Windows Server 2008
16 34 (21.25%) SQL Server
17 33 (20.63%) LAN
18 30 (18.75%) Replication
18 30 (18.75%) Citrix
18 30 (18.75%) Symantec
18 30 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
19 29 (18.13%) Dell
19 29 (18.13%) SCCM
20 27 (16.88%) Microsoft Certification

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 41 (25.63%) MS Exchange
2 17 (10.63%) SharePoint
3 16 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (3.75%) WordPress
6 5 (3.13%) Skype for Business
7 4 (2.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 4 (2.50%) Drupal
8 3 (1.88%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (1.88%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.63%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.63%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (7.50%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.50%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.63%) Acrobat
Cloud Services
1 54 (33.75%) Office 365
2 30 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (5.63%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (4.38%) Mimecast
5 6 (3.75%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (2.50%) G Suite
7 3 (1.88%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (33.75%) Firewall
2 53 (33.13%) SAN
3 47 (29.38%) DNS
4 39 (24.38%) DHCP
5 33 (20.63%) LAN
6 25 (15.63%) TCP/IP
6 25 (15.63%) WAN
7 20 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
8 19 (11.88%) Fibre Channel
8 19 (11.88%) Wireless
9 18 (11.25%) VPN
10 14 (8.75%) VoIP
11 10 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
12 8 (5.00%) SMTP
13 7 (4.38%) iSCSI
13 7 (4.38%) NAS
13 7 (4.38%) VLAN
14 6 (3.75%) HTTP
14 6 (3.75%) MPLS
14 6 (3.75%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (21.25%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.50%) MySQL
3 4 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (2.50%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (1.25%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.63%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 13 (8.13%) Finance
2 6 (3.75%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.88%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.25%) Advertising
4 2 (1.25%) Retail
5 1 (0.63%) Electronics
5 1 (0.63%) French Language
5 1 (0.63%) Marketing
5 1 (0.63%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 32 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 22 (13.75%) Support Engineer
3 20 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 18 (11.25%) Administrator
5 16 (10.00%) Backup Engineer
6 14 (8.75%) Analyst
7 13 (8.13%) Systems Administrator
8 10 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
9 9 (5.63%) 2nd Line Support
9 9 (5.63%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (5.63%) Network Engineer
9 9 (5.63%) Storage and Backup Engineer
9 9 (5.63%) Storage Engineer
9 9 (5.63%) Support Analyst
10 8 (5.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 8 (5.00%) Windows Engineer
11 7 (4.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 7 (4.38%) Server Support
11 7 (4.38%) VMware Engineer
11 7 (4.38%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.38%) 802.1X
2 5 (3.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 30 (18.75%) Replication
2 9 (5.63%) HP Storage
3 6 (3.75%) Client/Server
3 6 (3.75%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.75%) Microsoft Licensing
3 6 (3.75%) PKI
4 5 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.50%) BYOD
5 4 (2.50%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.88%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.88%) Driving Licence
6 3 (1.88%) RIA
7 2 (1.25%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.25%) Clustering
7 2 (1.25%) iPad
7 2 (1.25%) iPhone
7 2 (1.25%) NHS
7 2 (1.25%) RSA SecurID
7 2 (1.25%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.63%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 137 (85.63%) Windows
2 82 (51.25%) Windows Server
3 58 (36.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 41 (25.63%) Linux
5 36 (22.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (16.25%) Windows 7
7 25 (15.63%) Windows 10
8 20 (12.50%) Solaris
9 17 (10.63%) AIX
10 9 (5.63%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (5.00%) CentOS
12 5 (3.13%) Unix
13 4 (2.50%) Windows 8
14 3 (1.88%) Android
15 2 (1.25%) Mac OS X
15 2 (1.25%) Windows Phone
15 2 (1.25%) Windows XP
16 1 (0.63%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 1 (0.63%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (25.00%) ITIL
2 19 (11.88%) Migration
3 16 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 13 (8.13%) Problem Management
5 12 (7.50%) Performance Monitoring
6 11 (6.88%) Incident Management
6 11 (6.88%) Kalman Filter
6 11 (6.88%) Performance Tuning
6 11 (6.88%) Quality Management
7 10 (6.25%) Information Security
7 10 (6.25%) QMS
8 9 (5.63%) Change Management
8 9 (5.63%) Server Virtualisation
8 9 (5.63%) Service Delivery
9 7 (4.38%) Capacity Planning
9 7 (4.38%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (3.75%) People Management
10 6 (3.75%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (3.75%) Software Licensing
11 5 (3.13%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 47 (29.38%) SQL
2 27 (16.88%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.88%) PHP
4 1 (0.63%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.63%) C
4 1 (0.63%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (16.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (13.13%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (13.13%) MCSE
2 21 (13.13%) Security Cleared
3 18 (11.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 16 (10.00%) CCNA
5 13 (8.13%) MCSA
5 13 (8.13%) SC Cleared
6 9 (5.63%) Degree
6 9 (5.63%) MCITP
7 8 (5.00%) CCNP
8 7 (4.38%) MCP
9 5 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
9 5 (3.13%) DBS Check
9 5 (3.13%) DV Cleared
10 4 (2.50%) CCENT
10 4 (2.50%) CCSE
10 4 (2.50%) CISA
10 4 (2.50%) CISMP
10 4 (2.50%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.75%) SLA
2 5 (3.13%) GDPR
3 2 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.63%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 115 (71.88%) Active Directory
2 66 (41.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (33.13%) Hyper-V
4 21 (13.13%) vSphere
5 12 (7.50%) XenApp
6 11 (6.88%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (5.63%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (3.75%) Virtual Desktop
9 5 (3.13%) XenDesktop
10 4 (2.50%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (1.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (1.88%) Samba
11 3 (1.88%) Squid
11 3 (1.88%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (1.25%) Terminal Services
12 2 (1.25%) VMware NSX
12 2 (1.25%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.63%) BitLocker
13 1 (0.63%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (0.63%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 48 (30.00%) Backup Exec
2 29 (18.13%) SCCM
3 24 (15.00%) NetBackup
4 20 (12.50%) HP Data Protector
5 17 (10.63%) EMC NetWorker
5 17 (10.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 16 (10.00%) WSUS
7 13 (8.13%) SCOM
7 13 (8.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 11 (6.88%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 6 (3.75%) Norton AntiVirus
9 6 (3.75%) SmoothWall
10 5 (3.13%) Nagios
11 4 (2.50%) SCDPM
12 3 (1.88%) McAfee ePO
12 3 (1.88%) SCOrch
12 3 (1.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 3 (1.88%) Webmin
12 3 (1.88%) Xymon
13 2 (1.25%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 119 (74.38%) VMware
2 85 (53.13%) Cisco
3 82 (51.25%) Microsoft
4 53 (33.13%) HP
5 30 (18.75%) Citrix
5 30 (18.75%) Symantec
6 29 (18.13%) Dell
7 24 (15.00%) EMC
8 22 (13.75%) IBM
8 22 (13.75%) Veritas
9 20 (12.50%) Sophos
10 17 (10.63%) Brocade
10 17 (10.63%) CheckPoint
10 17 (10.63%) NetApp
11 14 (8.75%) SolarWinds
12 13 (8.13%) Juniper
13 10 (6.25%) EqualLogic
14 8 (5.00%) Google
14 8 (5.00%) SonicWALL
15 7 (4.38%) CommVault