The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Veritas products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Veritas over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not 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 Veritas Software.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Veritas
Rank 120 125 124
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Contract jobs citing Veritas 4 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.16% 0.42% 0.34%
As % of the Vendors category 0.35% 0.83% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 3
Average daily rate
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£200 £235 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.89% -24.19%
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £338 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -15.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £19.00 £15.64
% change year-on-year
+84.21% +21.52%
Veritas
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Vendors Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1152 1322 1512
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 46.64% 50.08% 50.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 557 562 525
Average daily rate £375 £385 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £216 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 58 54
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +12.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £37.50 £38.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.08
% change year-on-year
- -0.41%

Veritas
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Veritas across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Veritas Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Veritas
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Veritas across the Berkshire region.

Veritas Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Veritas
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Veritas across the Berkshire region.

Veritas Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Veritas
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Veritas within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +13 4 £200 -14.89% 6
Bracknell - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Veritas
South East

Veritas
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Veritas also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Veritas.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) Citrix
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (83.33%) Windows 7
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (66.67%) Altiris
3 4 (66.67%) NetBackup
3 4 (66.67%) UNIX
3 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 4 (66.67%) HP
3 4 (66.67%) DHCP
3 4 (66.67%) NFS
3 4 (66.67%) DNS
3 4 (66.67%) Linux
4 3 (50.00%) C
4 3 (50.00%) Perl
4 3 (50.00%) VB
4 3 (50.00%) EMC
4 3 (50.00%) Thin Client
4 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (50.00%) Nagios
4 3 (50.00%) Korn
4 3 (50.00%) Incident Management
4 3 (50.00%) Fat Client
4 3 (50.00%) Bourne shell
4 3 (50.00%) Isilon
5 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 2 (33.33%) SQL

Veritas
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Veritas also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Veritas. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) DHCP
1 4 (66.67%) DNS
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) WinRunner
1 1 (16.67%) TestDirector
1 1 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Linux Support
1 3 (50.00%) Linux Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Linux Server Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Server Support
2 2 (33.33%) Desktop Support
2 2 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Server Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Server Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Thin Client
1 3 (50.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (16.67%) Smartcard
2 1 (16.67%) Replication
2 1 (16.67%) Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (83.33%) Windows 7
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (66.67%) UNIX
3 4 (66.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (16.67%) Time Management
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Validation
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C
1 3 (50.00%) Perl
1 3 (50.00%) VB
1 3 (50.00%) Korn
1 3 (50.00%) Bourne shell
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) ISEB
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) NFS
3 1 (16.67%) XenApp
3 1 (16.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) NetBackup
2 3 (50.00%) Nagios
3 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (16.67%) Netcool
3 1 (16.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Citrix
2 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 4 (66.67%) HP
2 4 (66.67%) Altiris
3 3 (50.00%) Isilon
3 3 (50.00%) EMC
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) McAfee
4 1 (16.67%) CA
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