The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Veritas products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Veritas over the 3 months to 16 April 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 Edinburgh 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Veritas
Rank 84 - 61
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Veritas 2 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.15% - 0.67%
As % of the Vendors category 0.43% - 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 6
Average daily rate £285 - £256
UK excluding London average daily rate £293 £360 £358
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -18.51%
Vendors Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
466 283 412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 34.98% 37.43% 34.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 104 192
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 11
Average hourly rate £180.00 £42.75 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+321.05% +167.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
Veritas
Scotland

Veritas
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Veritas Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Veritas
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Veritas Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Veritas
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 5 (50.00%) UNIX
1 5 (50.00%) Solaris
1 5 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 5 (50.00%) Banking
2 4 (40.00%) WSUS
2 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (40.00%) SCCM
2 4 (40.00%) Network Security
2 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (40.00%) vSphere
2 4 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) VMware
2 4 (40.00%) CLARiiON
2 4 (40.00%) Backup Exec
2 4 (40.00%) SAN
2 4 (40.00%) CommVault
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle
2 4 (40.00%) MS Office
2 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows XP
2 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (40.00%) DHCP
2 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (40.00%) DNS
2 4 (40.00%) Active Directory

Veritas
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Network Security
1 4 (40.00%) SAN
1 4 (40.00%) DHCP
1 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (40.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 5 (50.00%) Banking
2 4 (40.00%) Finance
3 3 (30.00%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 5 (50.00%) Administrator
2 3 (30.00%) Solaris Administrator
2 3 (30.00%) Solaris Systems Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) VMWare Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) UNIX Support
3 2 (20.00%) Systems Support
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) DBA
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle DBA
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) CLARiiON
2 2 (20.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) UNIX
1 5 (50.00%) Solaris
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (20.00%) AIX
3 2 (20.00%) HPUX
3 2 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (40.00%) vSphere
1 4 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) WSUS
1 4 (40.00%) SCCM
1 4 (40.00%) Backup Exec
2 3 (30.00%) NetBackup
3 1 (10.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (40.00%) VMware
2 4 (40.00%) CommVault
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle
2 4 (40.00%) Dell
2 4 (40.00%) EMC
3 3 (30.00%) Symantec
3 3 (30.00%) Sun
4 2 (20.00%) HP
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft