Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 709 772 772
Rank change year-on-year +63 0 +3
Contract jobs citing Veeam 152 115 120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.36% 0.24% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 80 93
UK median daily rate £310 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.43% +7.69% -5.80%
10th Percentile £197 £212 £178
90th Percentile £411 £475 £457
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £358 £300
% change year-on-year -13.29% +19.17% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 6 5
UK median hourly rate £22.33 £14.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +56.70% -25.00% +22.58%
10th Percentile £13.73 £11.69 £17.20
90th Percentile £49.88 £18.88 £106.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.33 £14.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year +56.70% -25.00% +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 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 42654 47935 49288
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.92% 44.99% 43.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 26328 29331 29014
UK median daily rate £430 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.61% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £243 £240 £225
90th Percentile £619 £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 1386 1718 2165
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.00 £10.43
90th Percentile £45.00 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.93 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -0.41% - +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 18 October 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 18 October 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 18 October 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 +71 139 £310 -13.29% 39
UK excluding London +72 117 £310 -13.29% 28
North of England +104 39 £325 +18.18% 13
London +3 35 £300 -20.00% 11
South East +20 33 £246 -38.44% 3
North East - 18 £320 - 2
South West +9 15 £264 -23.27% 5
North West +36 11 £381 +55.61% 9
Yorkshire +35 10 £294 +2.17% 2
Midlands +29 10 £231 -35.31% 3
Scotland - 10 £250 -
West Midlands +33 8 £213 -40.56% 2
East of England -20 7 - - 4
Wales - 3 £325 -
East Midlands +5 2 £250 -16.67% 1

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 123 (80.92%) Windows
2 119 (78.29%) VMware
3 104 (68.42%) Active Directory
4 75 (49.34%) Microsoft
5 74 (48.68%) Cisco
5 74 (48.68%) Windows Server
6 62 (40.79%) VMware Infrastructure
7 56 (36.84%) SAN
8 55 (36.18%) HP
9 49 (32.24%) Windows Server 2012
10 47 (30.92%) Hyper-V
11 46 (30.26%) SQL
11 46 (30.26%) Firewall
11 46 (30.26%) Backup Exec
12 42 (27.63%) Office 365
13 41 (26.97%) MS Exchange
14 39 (25.66%) Linux
14 39 (25.66%) DNS
15 38 (25.00%) SQL Server
16 36 (23.68%) ITIL
17 35 (23.03%) Replication
17 35 (23.03%) Windows Server 2008
18 34 (22.37%) DHCP
19 33 (21.71%) LAN
20 31 (20.39%) Citrix
20 31 (20.39%) Symantec
21 28 (18.42%) Dell
21 28 (18.42%) Migration
21 28 (18.42%) PowerShell
22 27 (17.76%) vSphere

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 (26.97%) MS Exchange
2 17 (11.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (9.21%) SharePoint
4 9 (5.92%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (3.95%) WordPress
6 5 (3.29%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (2.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 4 (2.63%) Drupal
7 4 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.32%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.66%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.66%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (7.89%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.97%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.66%) Acrobat
Cloud Services
1 42 (27.63%) Office 365
2 21 (13.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.95%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.63%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (2.63%) G Suite
5 3 (1.97%) Mimecast
6 2 (1.32%) IaaS
7 1 (0.66%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 56 (36.84%) SAN
2 46 (30.26%) Firewall
3 39 (25.66%) DNS
4 34 (22.37%) DHCP
5 33 (21.71%) LAN
6 24 (15.79%) WAN
7 23 (15.13%) TCP/IP
8 19 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
9 17 (11.18%) VPN
10 14 (9.21%) Cisco ASA
10 14 (9.21%) Wireless
11 12 (7.89%) VoIP
12 9 (5.92%) Wi-Fi
13 8 (5.26%) SMTP
14 6 (3.95%) HTTP
14 6 (3.95%) Internet
15 5 (3.29%) MPLS
15 5 (3.29%) OSPF
15 5 (3.29%) SSL
15 5 (3.29%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (3.29%) MySQL
3 5 (3.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.97%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 12 (7.89%) Finance
2 7 (4.61%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.63%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.97%) Electronics
4 3 (1.97%) Marketing
5 2 (1.32%) Advertising
5 2 (1.32%) Retail
6 1 (0.66%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 36 (23.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 20 (13.16%) Support Engineer
3 18 (11.84%) Administrator
4 16 (10.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 16 (10.53%) Backup Engineer
5 12 (7.89%) Analyst
6 10 (6.58%) Systems Administrator
6 10 (6.58%) Windows Engineer
7 9 (5.92%) Network Engineer
7 9 (5.92%) Server Engineer
7 9 (5.92%) Storage and Backup Engineer
7 9 (5.92%) Storage Engineer
7 9 (5.92%) Windows Administrator
8 8 (5.26%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (5.26%) Hyper-V Engineer
8 8 (5.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 8 (5.26%) VMware Specialist
9 7 (4.61%) 2nd Line Support
9 7 (4.61%) VMware Engineer
10 6 (3.95%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.63%) .NET
1 4 (2.63%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 35 (23.03%) Replication
2 12 (7.89%) HP Storage
3 6 (3.95%) Client/Server
4 5 (3.29%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.63%) BYOD
5 4 (2.63%) Driving Licence
5 4 (2.63%) RIA
6 3 (1.97%) Blackberry
6 3 (1.97%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.97%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.97%) HP StoreVirtual
6 3 (1.97%) NHS
7 2 (1.32%) Clustering
7 2 (1.32%) iPad
7 2 (1.32%) iPhone
7 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Licensing
7 2 (1.32%) PKI
7 2 (1.32%) RSA SecurID
7 2 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 123 (80.92%) Windows
2 74 (48.68%) Windows Server
3 49 (32.24%) Windows Server 2012
4 39 (25.66%) Linux
5 35 (23.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (17.11%) Windows 7
7 20 (13.16%) Windows 10
8 19 (12.50%) Solaris
9 17 (11.18%) AIX
10 12 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (6.58%) CentOS
12 4 (2.63%) Unix
13 3 (1.97%) Android
13 3 (1.97%) Windows 8
14 2 (1.32%) Mac OS X
14 2 (1.32%) Windows Phone
14 2 (1.32%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.66%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.66%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (23.68%) ITIL
2 28 (18.42%) Migration
3 13 (8.55%) Performance Tuning
4 11 (7.24%) Quality Management
5 10 (6.58%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (6.58%) Information Security
5 10 (6.58%) QMS
6 9 (5.92%) Kalman Filter
6 9 (5.92%) Problem Management
7 8 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
7 8 (5.26%) Server Virtualisation
8 7 (4.61%) Service Delivery
8 7 (4.61%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (3.95%) Asset Management
9 6 (3.95%) Change Management
9 6 (3.95%) Time Management
9 6 (3.95%) Web Filtering
10 5 (3.29%) Incident Management
10 5 (3.29%) SDLC
11 4 (2.63%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 46 (30.26%) SQL
2 28 (18.42%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.63%) PHP
4 1 (0.66%) C
4 1 (0.66%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.66%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (13.82%) Security Cleared
2 20 (13.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (11.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 16 (10.53%) MCSE
4 16 (10.53%) SC Cleared
5 13 (8.55%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (7.89%) MCSA
7 9 (5.92%) CCNA
8 8 (5.26%) MCITP
9 6 (3.95%) CCNP
10 5 (3.29%) Degree
11 4 (2.63%) CCENT
11 4 (2.63%) CCSE
11 4 (2.63%) CISA
11 4 (2.63%) CISMP
11 4 (2.63%) CISSP
12 3 (1.97%) ACSA
12 3 (1.97%) DBS Check
12 3 (1.97%) Network+ Certification
12 3 (1.97%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.61%) SLA
2 4 (2.63%) GDPR
3 1 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 104 (68.42%) Active Directory
2 62 (40.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (30.92%) Hyper-V
4 27 (17.76%) vSphere
5 15 (9.87%) XenApp
6 13 (8.55%) Virtual Machines
6 13 (8.55%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (3.95%) Virtual Desktop
8 5 (3.29%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (2.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 4 (2.63%) Samba
9 4 (2.63%) Squid
9 4 (2.63%) XenDesktop
10 3 (1.97%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (1.32%) Terminal Services
11 2 (1.32%) vCloud
11 2 (1.32%) VMware NSX
12 1 (0.66%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.66%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 46 (30.26%) Backup Exec
2 24 (15.79%) SCCM
3 20 (13.16%) HP Data Protector
3 20 (13.16%) NetBackup
4 17 (11.18%) EMC NetWorker
4 17 (11.18%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 16 (10.53%) WSUS
6 14 (9.21%) SCOM
7 13 (8.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 8 (5.26%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 6 (3.95%) Nagios
9 6 (3.95%) Norton AntiVirus
9 6 (3.95%) vMotion
10 5 (3.29%) McAfee ePO
10 5 (3.29%) SmoothWall
11 4 (2.63%) Webmin
11 4 (2.63%) Xymon
12 3 (1.97%) SCOrch
13 2 (1.32%) AirWatch
13 2 (1.32%) Cisco LMS
Vendors
1 119 (78.29%) VMware
2 75 (49.34%) Microsoft
3 74 (48.68%) Cisco
4 55 (36.18%) HP
5 31 (20.39%) Citrix
5 31 (20.39%) Symantec
6 28 (18.42%) Dell
7 23 (15.13%) EMC
8 22 (14.47%) IBM
8 22 (14.47%) Veritas
9 17 (11.18%) Brocade
9 17 (11.18%) Sophos
10 15 (9.87%) NetApp
11 13 (8.55%) CheckPoint
11 13 (8.55%) Juniper
12 10 (6.58%) EqualLogic
12 10 (6.58%) SolarWinds
13 9 (5.92%) McAfee
14 8 (5.26%) Google
14 8 (5.26%) SonicWALL