The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Berkshire region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Veritas
Rank 120 111 128
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +17
Contract jobs citing Veritas 2 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.082% 0.33% 0.25%
As % of the Vendors category 0.17% 0.67% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate
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£308 £425 £228
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.64% +86.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £414 £350
% change year-on-year
-20.26% +18.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £19.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+97.36% -45.71%
Vendors Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1180 1199 1555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 48.20% 49.73% 49.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 520 474 523
Average daily rate £375 £363 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £140 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 45 78
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.04 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-8.08% -4.80%
Veritas
South East

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 11 July 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 -5 2 £308 -27.64%
Bracknell - - - - 1
Veritas
South East

Veritas
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 11 (78.57%) Windows
1 11 (78.57%) Security Cleared
2 9 (64.29%) SC Cleared
2 9 (64.29%) SQL
2 9 (64.29%) Citrix
2 9 (64.29%) Clustering
3 7 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
3 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (50.00%) McAfee
3 7 (50.00%) ISEB
3 7 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 7 (50.00%) WinRunner
3 7 (50.00%) TestDirector
3 7 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 7 (50.00%) Netcool
3 7 (50.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 7 (50.00%) AIX
3 7 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
3 7 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 6 (42.86%) UNIX
5 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
5 5 (35.71%) Test Scripting
6 4 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (28.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database
6 4 (28.57%) Sun
6 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
6 4 (28.57%) Red Hat
6 4 (28.57%) Solaris

Veritas
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 7 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 2 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (14.29%) Live Communications Server
2 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) SAN
1 1 (7.14%) iSCSI
1 1 (7.14%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (7.14%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) WinRunner
1 7 (50.00%) TestDirector
1 7 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Analyst
1 7 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Messaging Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Messaging Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (64.29%) Clustering
2 3 (21.43%) Replication
3 2 (14.29%) Blackberry
3 2 (14.29%) Thin Client
3 2 (14.29%) Fat Client
3 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (7.14%) PKI
4 1 (7.14%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) AIX
2 7 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (42.86%) UNIX
4 4 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (28.57%) Solaris
4 4 (28.57%) Linux
5 3 (21.43%) HPUX
5 3 (21.43%) OpenVMS
5 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
6 2 (14.29%) Windows Vista
6 2 (14.29%) Windows 2000
7 1 (7.14%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (35.71%) Test Scripting
3 3 (21.43%) Migration
4 2 (14.29%) Scrum
4 2 (14.29%) ITIL
4 2 (14.29%) V-Model
4 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 2 (14.29%) High Availability
5 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.14%) Validation
5 1 (7.14%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) VB
2 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
2 1 (7.14%) AWK
2 1 (7.14%) Korn
2 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
2 1 (7.14%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (78.57%) Security Cleared
2 9 (64.29%) SC Cleared
3 7 (50.00%) ISEB
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 4 (28.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (21.43%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Veritas File System
2 3 (21.43%) VMware ESX
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (7.14%) Xen
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (7.14%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (7.14%) NFS
Systems Management
1 7 (50.00%) Netcool
1 7 (50.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 7 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
1 7 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (21.43%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (7.14%) Tivoli
3 1 (7.14%) NetBackup
3 1 (7.14%) Puppet
3 1 (7.14%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Citrix
2 7 (50.00%) McAfee
3 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
4 4 (28.57%) Sun
4 4 (28.57%) Oracle
4 4 (28.57%) Red Hat
5 3 (21.43%) VMware
5 3 (21.43%) HP
6 1 (7.14%) EMC
6 1 (7.14%) Cisco
6 1 (7.14%) IBM
6 1 (7.14%) CA
6 1 (7.14%) Fujitsu
6 1 (7.14%) Egenera