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 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Veeam
UK
Rank 575 605 585
Rank change year-on-year +30 -20  
Contract jobs citing Veeam 34 36 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.076% 0.068% 0.071%
As % of the Vendors category 0.17% 0.15% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 22 29
Median daily rate £250 £303 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.35% -25.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £124 £266 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £263 £303 £238
% change year-on-year -13.22% +27.36%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £19.00 - £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 - £15.00

Veeam is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all 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 19767 23258 24068
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 44.19% 43.70% 45.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 12205 14087 13626
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 711 804 1010
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £10.73 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.68 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

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 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Veeam in the UK

Veeam
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Veeam.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 March 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 +35 29 £300 -0.82% 24
London +31 12 £250 -25.92% 7
South East +22 5 £300 -7.69% 5
Yorkshire +16 4 £328 -
West Yorkshire - 4 £328 -
City of London +3 3 £235 -37.33% 1
East of England -2 3 £300 - 2
Leeds - 3 £328 -
Northern Ireland - 3 £225 -
County Antrim - 3 £225 -
Belfast - 3 £225 -
West Midlands +14 2 £120 - 2
Solihull - 2 £120 -
East Midlands - 2 - - 2
Surrey - 2 £151 - 1
Leicestershire - 2 - -
Hinckley - 2 - -
Hertfordshire - 2 £300 - 2
North West +28 1 - - 5
Berkshire +26 1 £450 +9.09% 2
Wales +10 1 £388 +15.67%
Buckinghamshire -11 1 - -
Cardiff - 1 £388 -
South Wales - 1 £388 -
Keighley - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 - - 2
Croydon - 1 £315 -
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £300 -
Hertford - 1 £300 -
Essex - 1 £300 -

Veeam
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 80 (89.89%) VMware
2 71 (79.78%) Windows
3 59 (66.29%) Active Directory
4 54 (60.67%) Windows Server
5 49 (55.06%) VMware Infrastructure
6 40 (44.94%) Microsoft
7 36 (40.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 33 (37.08%) Windows Server 2008
9 31 (34.83%) Cisco
10 30 (33.71%) MS Exchange
11 29 (32.58%) SQL
12 25 (28.09%) DNS
12 25 (28.09%) SAN
12 25 (28.09%) Hyper-V
13 24 (26.97%) HP
14 23 (25.84%) SQL Server
15 22 (24.72%) MS Excel
15 22 (24.72%) Symantec
15 22 (24.72%) Backup Exec
16 21 (23.60%) Firewall
16 21 (23.60%) VPN
16 21 (23.60%) DHCP
17 20 (22.47%) Linux
17 20 (22.47%) Dell
18 18 (20.22%) Windows 7
19 17 (19.10%) vSphere
19 17 (19.10%) ITIL
20 16 (17.98%) Internet
20 16 (17.98%) Office 365
20 16 (17.98%) Exchange Server 2010

Veeam
Top Related 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 30 (33.71%) MS Exchange
2 16 (17.98%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (8.99%) SharePoint
4 6 (6.74%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (6.74%) IIS
5 2 (2.25%) Apache
5 2 (2.25%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.12%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 22 (24.72%) MS Excel
2 10 (11.24%) MS Office
3 2 (2.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.12%) Acrobat
4 1 (1.12%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 16 (17.98%) Office 365
2 5 (5.62%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.12%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.12%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 25 (28.09%) DNS
1 25 (28.09%) SAN
2 21 (23.60%) DHCP
2 21 (23.60%) Firewall
2 21 (23.60%) VPN
3 16 (17.98%) Internet
4 12 (13.48%) TCP/IP
5 9 (10.11%) Cisco IOS
5 9 (10.11%) NAS
6 8 (8.99%) iSCSI
7 7 (7.87%) WAN
8 6 (6.74%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (6.74%) SSL
9 5 (5.62%) LAN
10 4 (4.49%) FCoE
11 3 (3.37%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (3.37%) Fibre Channel
11 3 (3.37%) Network Security
11 3 (3.37%) Unified Communications
11 3 (3.37%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (25.84%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.74%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (3.37%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.12%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (6.74%) Law
2 3 (3.37%) Advertising
2 3 (3.37%) Back Office
2 3 (3.37%) Finance
3 2 (2.25%) Games
3 2 (2.25%) Local Government
3 2 (2.25%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.25%) Military
3 2 (2.25%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.12%) Billing
Job Titles
1 31 (34.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (15.73%) Support Engineer
3 12 (13.48%) Administrator
4 10 (11.24%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 9 (10.11%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (8.99%) 3rd Line Support
6 8 (8.99%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (6.74%) Infrastructure Support
7 6 (6.74%) VMWare Administrator
8 5 (5.62%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 5 (5.62%) Network Engineer
9 4 (4.49%) 3rd Line Server Support
9 4 (4.49%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (4.49%) Analyst
9 4 (4.49%) Architect
9 4 (4.49%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (4.49%) Server Support
9 4 (4.49%) Support Technician
9 4 (4.49%) VMware Specialist
9 4 (4.49%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.37%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.98%) Data Centre
2 10 (11.24%) Replication
3 7 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.87%) Management Information System
4 6 (6.74%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (4.49%) Fat Client
5 4 (4.49%) Thin Client
6 3 (3.37%) PKI
7 2 (2.25%) CESG
7 2 (2.25%) EMC VNX
7 2 (2.25%) EMC VNXe
8 1 (1.12%) AS400
8 1 (1.12%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.12%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.12%) Clustering
8 1 (1.12%) CMDB
8 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.12%) Digital Signage
8 1 (1.12%) FlexPod
8 1 (1.12%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 71 (79.78%) Windows
2 54 (60.67%) Windows Server
3 36 (40.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 33 (37.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (22.47%) Linux
6 18 (20.22%) Windows 7
7 15 (16.85%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (8.99%) Windows 10
8 8 (8.99%) Windows 8
9 6 (6.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (5.62%) Mac OS X
11 2 (2.25%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (1.12%) CentOS
12 1 (1.12%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (19.10%) ITIL
2 11 (12.36%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (10.11%) Problem Management
4 8 (8.99%) Configuration Management
4 8 (8.99%) Network Management
5 7 (7.87%) Asset Management
5 7 (7.87%) Information Management
5 7 (7.87%) IT Asset Management
6 6 (6.74%) Infrastructure Management
6 6 (6.74%) Network Architecture
6 6 (6.74%) Time Management
7 5 (5.62%) Migration
7 5 (5.62%) Performance Management
7 5 (5.62%) Service Design
8 4 (4.49%) Patch Management
8 4 (4.49%) Server Virtualisation
8 4 (4.49%) Service Management
9 3 (3.37%) Mobile Device Management
9 3 (3.37%) Network Design
9 3 (3.37%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (32.58%) SQL
2 14 (15.73%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (12.36%) Microsoft Certification
1 11 (12.36%) Security Cleared
2 9 (10.11%) SC Cleared
3 8 (8.99%) MCSE
4 5 (5.62%) CCNA
4 5 (5.62%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (4.49%) MCSA
5 4 (4.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (3.37%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.25%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (2.25%) DBS Check
7 2 (2.25%) Degree
7 2 (2.25%) VCAP
7 2 (2.25%) VCP5
7 2 (2.25%) VCP6
8 1 (1.12%) MCDST
8 1 (1.12%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.12%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.37%) JSP 440
1 3 (3.37%) SLA
2 2 (2.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.12%) GCP
3 1 (1.12%) QA
System Software
1 59 (66.29%) Active Directory
2 49 (55.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (28.09%) Hyper-V
4 17 (19.10%) vSphere
5 15 (16.85%) VMware ESX
5 15 (16.85%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (8.99%) NFS
6 8 (8.99%) XenApp
7 5 (5.62%) BitLocker
8 3 (3.37%) Terminal Services
8 3 (3.37%) vCloud
8 3 (3.37%) XenDesktop
9 2 (2.25%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (1.12%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 22 (24.72%) Backup Exec
2 16 (17.98%) SCCM
3 13 (14.61%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 9 (10.11%) SCOM
5 7 (7.87%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (5.62%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 4 (4.49%) Puppet
7 4 (4.49%) SCDPM
7 4 (4.49%) vRealize
8 3 (3.37%) Foglight
8 3 (3.37%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (3.37%) Nagios
8 3 (3.37%) PowerCLI
8 3 (3.37%) RANCID
9 2 (2.25%) SCSM
9 2 (2.25%) SCVMM
9 2 (2.25%) SnapMirror
9 2 (2.25%) WSUS
10 1 (1.12%) HP Data Protector
10 1 (1.12%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 80 (89.89%) VMware
2 40 (44.94%) Microsoft
3 31 (34.83%) Cisco
4 24 (26.97%) HP
5 22 (24.72%) Symantec
6 20 (22.47%) Dell
7 13 (14.61%) Citrix
7 13 (14.61%) NetApp
8 9 (10.11%) Sophos
9 7 (7.87%) EMC
9 7 (7.87%) EqualLogic
9 7 (7.87%) Palo Alto
9 7 (7.87%) Red Hat
10 6 (6.74%) Lumension
10 6 (6.74%) Polycom
11 5 (5.62%) Apple
11 5 (5.62%) Juniper
12 4 (4.49%) 3PAR
12 4 (4.49%) CheckPoint
12 4 (4.49%) Intel Security