Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 706 757 793
Rank change year-on-year +51 +36 -41
Contract jobs citing Veeam 185 114 111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.12% 0.10%
As % of the Vendors category 0.43% 0.27% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 65 78
UK median daily rate £375 £305 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.95% -6.15% +8.33%
10th Percentile £205 £185 £190
90th Percentile £500 £443 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £308 £340
% change year-on-year +13.82% -9.56% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 16 3
UK median hourly rate £37.70 £24.46 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +54.14% +81.15% -28.95%
10th Percentile £15.65 £14.64 £11.05
90th Percentile £47.00 £109.38 £14.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £24.46 £13.50
% change year-on-year +12.45% +81.15% -27.03%

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 43,381 41,590 49,016
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.82% 43.82% 44.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,868 25,365 30,015
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £245
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,583 1,440 1,628
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% -
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.40 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.31 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.28 £17.50
% change year-on-year +1.35% -6.97% +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 16 July 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 16 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Veeam in the UK

Veeam
Top 14 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 16 July 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 +49 175 £375 +20.97% 78
UK excluding London -2 110 £350 +13.82% 63
London -8 67 £400 +30.61% 18
South East -4 41 £376 +25.42% 11
South West +18 21 £375 +25.00% 11
North of England -35 20 £215 -31.20% 21
Midlands -14 13 £381 +106.08% 7
East of England +15 12 £301 -7.31% 10
North West -24 12 £210 - 8
East Midlands +6 11 £388 +14.81% 4
Yorkshire -21 7 £320 +3.64% 12
Scotland -38 3 £400 +60.00% 3
West Midlands -20 2 £375 +212.50% 3
North East -8 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 16 July 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.

1 145 (78.38%) Windows
2 137 (74.05%) VMware
3 119 (64.32%) Active Directory
4 118 (63.78%) Windows Server
5 96 (51.89%) VMware Infrastructure
6 87 (47.03%) Microsoft
7 67 (36.22%) Cisco
8 65 (35.14%) Firewall
9 49 (26.49%) Office 365
10 45 (24.32%) Windows Server 2012
11 44 (23.78%) MS Exchange
12 42 (22.70%) SAN
13 41 (22.16%) Backup Exec
14 38 (20.54%) DNS
14 38 (20.54%) SQL
15 37 (20.00%) HP
16 36 (19.46%) SCCM
17 35 (18.92%) Windows Server 2008
18 34 (18.38%) Hyper-V
18 34 (18.38%) Microsoft Azure
18 34 (18.38%) ITIL
18 34 (18.38%) Linux
19 33 (17.84%) VMware ESXi
20 32 (17.30%) Windows 10
20 32 (17.30%) VPN
21 30 (16.22%) Migration
22 29 (15.68%) PowerShell
22 29 (15.68%) Citrix
23 27 (14.59%) DHCP
24 26 (14.05%) Windows 7

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 (23.78%) MS Exchange
2 16 (8.65%) Exchange Server 2010
2 16 (8.65%) SharePoint
3 13 (7.03%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (6.49%) Skype for Business
5 9 (4.86%) IIS
6 7 (3.78%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.54%) nginx
Applications
1 18 (9.73%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.16%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.08%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 49 (26.49%) Office 365
2 34 (18.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (7.03%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (2.70%) G Suite
4 5 (2.70%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.54%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.54%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.54%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 65 (35.14%) Firewall
2 42 (22.70%) SAN
3 38 (20.54%) DNS
4 32 (17.30%) VPN
5 27 (14.59%) DHCP
6 19 (10.27%) LAN
7 15 (8.11%) WAN
8 13 (7.03%) VLAN
8 13 (7.03%) VoIP
9 12 (6.49%) Skype
10 11 (5.95%) Extranet
11 10 (5.41%) TCP/IP
12 8 (4.32%) iSCSI
12 8 (4.32%) NetScaler
13 7 (3.78%) HTTP
13 7 (3.78%) NAS
13 7 (3.78%) SMTP
14 6 (3.24%) SSL
15 5 (2.70%) Wireless
16 4 (2.16%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.11%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.86%) MySQL
3 7 (3.78%) Power BI
4 3 (1.62%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.08%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.54%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.54%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (3.24%) JIRA
2 5 (2.70%) Rational Team Concert
3 2 (1.08%) Hudson
4 1 (0.54%) Git (software)
General
1 14 (7.57%) Finance
2 7 (3.78%) French Language
3 6 (3.24%) Retail
4 5 (2.70%) Back Office
4 5 (2.70%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.16%) Games
5 4 (2.16%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.62%) Banking
7 2 (1.08%) Advertising
7 2 (1.08%) Automotive
7 2 (1.08%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.08%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.08%) Law
7 2 (1.08%) Local Government
7 2 (1.08%) Marketing
8 1 (0.54%) Billing
8 1 (0.54%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 56 (30.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 29 (15.68%) Support Engineer
3 17 (9.19%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 15 (8.11%) 3rd Line Support
4 15 (8.11%) Administrator
4 15 (8.11%) Consultant
5 13 (7.03%) Systems Administrator
6 12 (6.49%) Windows Engineer
7 11 (5.95%) Analyst
7 11 (5.95%) Integration Engineer
7 11 (5.95%) VMware Consultant
8 10 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 10 (5.41%) VMware Engineer
8 10 (5.41%) Windows Administrator
8 10 (5.41%) Windows Systems Administrator
9 9 (4.86%) Desktop Support
9 9 (4.86%) Security Consultant
9 9 (4.86%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (4.32%) 2nd Line Support
10 8 (4.32%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.08%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (1.08%) X-Windows
2 1 (0.54%) .NET
2 1 (0.54%) COM
2 1 (0.54%) Flash
2 1 (0.54%) JSON
2 1 (0.54%) Middleware
2 1 (0.54%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (12.97%) Data Centre
2 11 (5.95%) PKI
2 11 (5.95%) Replication
3 8 (4.32%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.70%) Clustering
4 5 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (2.16%) Blackberry
6 3 (1.62%) HP Superdome
7 2 (1.08%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.08%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.08%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.54%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.54%) EPoS
8 1 (0.54%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.54%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.54%) RIA
8 1 (0.54%) Social Media
8 1 (0.54%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 145 (78.38%) Windows
2 118 (63.78%) Windows Server
3 45 (24.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 35 (18.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 34 (18.38%) Linux
6 32 (17.30%) Windows 10
7 26 (14.05%) Windows 7
8 8 (4.32%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (3.78%) Windows NT
10 5 (2.70%) Mac OS
11 4 (2.16%) Android
12 3 (1.62%) Data ONTAP
12 3 (1.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (1.62%) Windows 8
13 2 (1.08%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.54%) Debian
14 1 (0.54%) HPUX
14 1 (0.54%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.54%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (18.38%) ITIL
2 30 (16.22%) Migration
3 19 (10.27%) Disaster Recovery
4 14 (7.57%) Load Balancing
5 12 (6.49%) Problem Management
6 11 (5.95%) Protective Monitoring
7 9 (4.86%) Service Management
8 8 (4.32%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (4.32%) Asset Management
8 8 (4.32%) Proactive Monitoring
8 8 (4.32%) Server Virtualisation
9 7 (3.78%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (3.78%) DevOps
9 7 (3.78%) Disk Encryption
9 7 (3.78%) Information Security
9 7 (3.78%) Infrastructure Transformation
9 7 (3.78%) Patch Management
9 7 (3.78%) Problem-Solving
10 6 (3.24%) Business Continuity
10 6 (3.24%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (20.54%) SQL
2 29 (15.68%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.54%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.54%) Python
3 1 (0.54%) VB
3 1 (0.54%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (12.97%) Microsoft Certification
1 24 (12.97%) Security Cleared
2 16 (8.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 14 (7.57%) SC Cleared
4 12 (6.49%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (5.95%) MCSE
6 10 (5.41%) ITIL Certification
6 10 (5.41%) MCSA
7 9 (4.86%) CCNA
8 8 (4.32%) DV Cleared
9 7 (3.78%) CCNP
9 7 (3.78%) MCITP
10 5 (2.70%) Degree
10 5 (2.70%) MCP
11 4 (2.16%) CHECK Team Member
12 2 (1.08%) CEH
12 2 (1.08%) VCP5
13 1 (0.54%) CCSA
13 1 (0.54%) CCSE
13 1 (0.54%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.57%) SLA
2 5 (2.70%) GDPR
3 3 (1.62%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 119 (64.32%) Active Directory
2 96 (51.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (18.38%) Hyper-V
4 33 (17.84%) VMware ESXi
5 26 (14.05%) vSphere
6 17 (9.19%) VMware NSX
7 16 (8.65%) XenApp
7 16 (8.65%) XenServer
8 15 (8.11%) XenDesktop
9 8 (4.32%) BitLocker
10 7 (3.78%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 7 (3.78%) Virtual Desktop
10 7 (3.78%) VirtualBox
11 6 (3.24%) Virtual Machines
12 4 (2.16%) NFS
13 3 (1.62%) VMware Server
14 2 (1.08%) DFS Replication
14 2 (1.08%) Firmware
14 2 (1.08%) Microsoft App-V
15 1 (0.54%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 41 (22.16%) Backup Exec
2 36 (19.46%) SCCM
3 18 (9.73%) vCenter Server
4 17 (9.19%) SCOM
5 11 (5.95%) PowerCLI
6 10 (5.41%) NetBackup
6 10 (5.41%) Single Sign-On
7 7 (3.78%) Norton AntiVirus
8 6 (3.24%) McAfee ePO
9 4 (2.16%) AirWatch
9 4 (2.16%) Failover Clustering
9 4 (2.16%) WSUS
10 2 (1.08%) Ansible
10 2 (1.08%) FortiGate
10 2 (1.08%) HP Data Protector
10 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Clustering
10 2 (1.08%) OVSD
10 2 (1.08%) SCSM
10 2 (1.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (1.08%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 137 (74.05%) VMware
2 87 (47.03%) Microsoft
3 67 (36.22%) Cisco
4 37 (20.00%) HP
5 29 (15.68%) Citrix
6 25 (13.51%) McAfee
7 22 (11.89%) Sophos
8 19 (10.27%) Dell
9 15 (8.11%) Oracle
9 15 (8.11%) Symantec
10 12 (6.49%) NetApp
10 12 (6.49%) Splunk
11 11 (5.95%) Juniper
12 10 (5.41%) arcserve
12 10 (5.41%) CommVault
12 10 (5.41%) EMC
13 9 (4.86%) Kaspersky
13 9 (4.86%) Mitel
13 9 (4.86%) Veritas
14 8 (4.32%) IBM