The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Veritas products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England 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 England 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 443 363 382
Rank change year-on-year
-80 +19
Contract jobs citing Veritas 123 168 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.38% 0.33%
As % of the Vendors category 0.51% 0.82% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 137 98
Average daily rate £400 £385 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £300 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £293 £360 £358
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 10
Average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -21.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -18.51%
Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
24018 20541 25376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.86% 46.77% 45.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 13757 11298 13318
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1052 1136 1256
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £39.53 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
Veritas
UK

Veritas
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Veritas Jobs Demand Trend in England

Veritas
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Veritas Daily Rate Trend in England

Veritas
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Veritas across the England region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Veritas Daily Rate Histogram in England

Veritas
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Veritas Hourly Rate Trend in England

Veritas
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Veritas within the England region over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -95 70 £428 +6.87% 10
South East -7 23 £445 +11.25% 4
West Midlands -5 4 £204 -38.25%
East Midlands -8 2 - -
South West -13 2 £425 -5.55% 1
Yorkshire - 2 £313 - 2
East of England - - - - 1
Veritas
UK

Veritas
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 208 (73.24%) Solaris
2 196 (69.01%) UNIX
3 167 (58.80%) Linux
4 153 (53.87%) SAN
5 116 (40.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 115 (40.49%) Red Hat
7 114 (40.14%) Windows
8 101 (35.56%) VMware
9 99 (34.86%) Oracle
10 96 (33.80%) EMC
11 84 (29.58%) Perl
12 83 (29.23%) Clustering
13 78 (27.46%) NetBackup
13 78 (27.46%) Finance
14 77 (27.11%) HP
15 76 (26.76%) Veritas Volume Manager
16 72 (25.35%) ITIL
17 71 (25.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
18 69 (24.30%) VMware Infrastructure
18 69 (24.30%) Banking
19 66 (23.24%) Sun
20 65 (22.89%) AIX
21 57 (20.07%) Shell Script
21 57 (20.07%) NAS
22 54 (19.01%) SQL
23 48 (16.90%) Oracle Database
24 46 (16.20%) Security Cleared
25 42 (14.79%) DNS
25 42 (14.79%) Replication
26 39 (13.73%) Microsoft

Veritas
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 27 (9.51%) WebLogic
2 18 (6.34%) MS Exchange
3 16 (5.63%) SharePoint
3 16 (5.63%) Apache
4 11 (3.87%) Oracle Application Server
5 10 (3.52%) SharePoint Server
6 9 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2003
7 8 (2.82%) GlassFish
7 8 (2.82%) IIS
7 8 (2.82%) Tomcat
8 5 (1.76%) Oracle Spatial
9 4 (1.41%) Office Communications Server
9 4 (1.41%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.70%) Live Communications Server
10 2 (0.70%) Lync
10 2 (0.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.35%) iPlanet
11 1 (0.35%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (2.11%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.70%) MS Office
4 1 (0.35%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 5 (1.76%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.06%) Global One
3 2 (0.70%) Summit
4 1 (0.35%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.35%) SaaS
1 1 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 153 (53.87%) SAN
2 57 (20.07%) NAS
3 42 (14.79%) DNS
4 27 (9.51%) TCP/IP
5 26 (9.15%) LDAP
6 20 (7.04%) DHCP
7 18 (6.34%) Firewall
8 11 (3.87%) FTP
8 11 (3.87%) SSH
9 10 (3.52%) Connectrix
10 9 (3.17%) Internet
11 8 (2.82%) Fibre Channel
12 5 (1.76%) VPN
13 4 (1.41%) Network Security
13 4 (1.41%) HTTP
13 4 (1.41%) Wireless
14 3 (1.06%) LAN
14 3 (1.06%) iSCSI
15 2 (0.70%) VLAN
15 2 (0.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (16.90%) Oracle Database
2 29 (10.21%) Oracle Database 11g
2 29 (10.21%) Oracle Database 10g
3 21 (7.39%) SQL Server
4 10 (3.52%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (3.52%) Relational Database
4 10 (3.52%) RDBMS
5 9 (3.17%) SQL Server 2000
5 9 (3.17%) Oracle Exadata
6 7 (2.46%) Oracle Database 12c
7 6 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (2.11%) Sybase ASE
8 5 (1.76%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 4 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (1.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (1.06%) Sybase IQ
10 3 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (1.06%) DB2
11 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (3.87%) WinRunner
1 11 (3.87%) TestDirector
1 11 (3.87%) QuickTest Pro
2 8 (2.82%) Git (software)
3 7 (2.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 6 (2.11%) Toad
5 4 (1.41%) Subversion
5 4 (1.41%) Jenkins
5 4 (1.41%) Mercurial
5 4 (1.41%) Hudson
5 4 (1.41%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.70%) Wise Package Studio
6 2 (0.70%) MSI
7 1 (0.35%) JMeter
7 1 (0.35%) Ant
7 1 (0.35%) JUnit
7 1 (0.35%) JIRA
General
1 78 (27.46%) Finance
2 69 (24.30%) Banking
3 37 (13.03%) Investment Banking
4 8 (2.82%) Financial Institution
4 8 (2.82%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.11%) Games
6 4 (1.41%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.06%) Retail
8 2 (0.70%) Advertising
9 1 (0.35%) Front Office
9 1 (0.35%) Back Office
9 1 (0.35%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 107 (37.68%) Administrator
2 79 (27.82%) UNIX Administrator
3 61 (21.48%) Systems Administrator
4 56 (19.72%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 36 (12.68%) DBA
6 34 (11.97%) UNIX Engineer
7 28 (9.86%) Support Engineer
8 22 (7.75%) Oracle DBA
9 17 (5.99%) Consultant
9 17 (5.99%) Architect
9 17 (5.99%) Linux Administrator
10 16 (5.63%) UNIX Support
10 16 (5.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 15 (5.28%) Solaris Administrator
12 13 (4.58%) Linux Engineer
13 12 (4.23%) Senior UNIX Systems Administrator
13 12 (4.23%) Storage Administrator
13 12 (4.23%) Senior UNIX Administrator
13 12 (4.23%) Senior DBA
13 12 (4.23%) Senior Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.52%) Middleware
2 8 (2.82%) Regular Expression
3 4 (1.41%) CSS
4 3 (1.06%) .NET
5 2 (0.70%) HTML
5 2 (0.70%) XML
6 1 (0.35%) Xerces
6 1 (0.35%) Xalan
6 1 (0.35%) MSMQ
6 1 (0.35%) CORBA
6 1 (0.35%) J2EE
6 1 (0.35%) SOAP
6 1 (0.35%) COM
6 1 (0.35%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (0.35%) wxWidgets
Miscellaneous
1 83 (29.23%) Clustering
2 42 (14.79%) Replication
3 36 (12.68%) CLARiiON
4 18 (6.34%) Symmetrix DMX
5 11 (3.87%) PKI
5 11 (3.87%) Celerra
6 10 (3.52%) EMC Centera
7 9 (3.17%) Wiki
8 6 (2.11%) Online Games
8 6 (2.11%) Blackberry
9 5 (1.76%) HACMP
9 5 (1.76%) Thin Client
9 5 (1.76%) Fat Client
10 4 (1.41%) Oracle Exalogic
10 4 (1.41%) Management Information System
11 3 (1.06%) Smartcard
11 3 (1.06%) Mobile Payment
11 3 (1.06%) CMDB
12 2 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
13 1 (0.35%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 208 (73.24%) Solaris
2 196 (69.01%) UNIX
3 167 (58.80%) Linux
4 116 (40.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 114 (40.14%) Windows
6 65 (22.89%) AIX
7 33 (11.62%) HPUX
8 32 (11.27%) Windows Server 2003
9 21 (7.39%) SUSE
10 15 (5.28%) Windows 7
10 15 (5.28%) Windows Server 2008
11 13 (4.58%) Windows XP
12 11 (3.87%) VMS
13 5 (1.76%) Windows 2000
14 4 (1.41%) Windows 2000 Server
14 4 (1.41%) CentOS
15 3 (1.06%) NetWare
15 3 (1.06%) OpenVMS
15 3 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
15 3 (1.06%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (25.35%) ITIL
2 33 (11.62%) Migration
3 31 (10.92%) Disaster Recovery
4 26 (9.15%) Capacity Planning
5 23 (8.10%) Performance Tuning
6 22 (7.75%) Load Balancing
7 16 (5.63%) Performance Management
7 16 (5.63%) Change Management
8 11 (3.87%) Capacity Management
8 11 (3.87%) Test Automation
9 10 (3.52%) Test Scripting
9 10 (3.52%) Performance Analysis
9 10 (3.52%) Service Management
10 9 (3.17%) RDF
10 9 (3.17%) Software Deployment
10 9 (3.17%) High Availability
10 9 (3.17%) Incident Management
11 8 (2.82%) Problem Management
12 7 (2.46%) Scrum
12 7 (2.46%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 84 (29.58%) Perl
2 57 (20.07%) Shell Script
3 54 (19.01%) SQL
4 18 (6.34%) Korn
5 15 (5.28%) Java
5 15 (5.28%) Bash Shell
5 15 (5.28%) Bourne shell
6 11 (3.87%) PL/SQL
7 10 (3.52%) PowerShell
7 10 (3.52%) Python
8 9 (3.17%) VB
9 7 (2.46%) C
10 4 (1.41%) C++
10 4 (1.41%) Objective-C
11 3 (1.06%) VBScript
11 3 (1.06%) C-shell
12 2 (0.70%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.35%) AWK
13 1 (0.35%) Lisp
13 1 (0.35%) C#
Qualifications
1 46 (16.20%) Security Cleared
2 25 (8.80%) SC Cleared
3 20 (7.04%) DV Cleared
4 16 (5.63%) OCP
4 16 (5.63%) Oracle Certification
5 14 (4.93%) OCA
6 12 (4.23%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (3.52%) ISEB
8 8 (2.82%) Sun Certification
9 7 (2.46%) MCDBA
9 7 (2.46%) MCT
9 7 (2.46%) Degree
10 5 (1.76%) RHCE
10 5 (1.76%) MCSE
11 3 (1.06%) CCA
11 3 (1.06%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (1.06%) CCNA
11 3 (1.06%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (1.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.11%) SLA
2 2 (0.70%) QA
3 1 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 76 (26.76%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 71 (25.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 69 (24.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 35 (12.32%) Oracle RAC
5 31 (10.92%) Active Directory
6 30 (10.56%) Veritas File System
7 29 (10.21%) VMware ESX
8 21 (7.39%) NFS
9 20 (7.04%) Oracle RMAN
10 14 (4.93%) VMware ESXi
11 13 (4.58%) SRDF
12 12 (4.23%) vSphere
13 8 (2.82%) Cronacle
13 8 (2.82%) Xen
14 7 (2.46%) Hyper-V
15 5 (1.76%) Forefront TMG
15 5 (1.76%) Squid
16 2 (0.70%) XenApp
16 2 (0.70%) LiteSpeed
16 2 (0.70%) KVM
Systems Management
1 78 (27.46%) NetBackup
2 32 (11.27%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 27 (9.51%) Data Guard
4 18 (6.34%) Puppet
5 16 (5.63%) BMC PATROL
6 12 (4.23%) McAfee ePO
6 12 (4.23%) Tivoli
6 12 (4.23%) Control-M
6 12 (4.23%) Netcool
7 11 (3.87%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 11 (3.87%) HP Quality Center
7 11 (3.87%) SCOM
7 11 (3.87%) EMC NetWorker
8 10 (3.52%) EMC Navisphere
8 10 (3.52%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 9 (3.17%) EMC TimeFinder
9 9 (3.17%) YUM
10 8 (2.82%) SCCM
11 7 (2.46%) WSUS
12 6 (2.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 115 (40.49%) Red Hat
2 101 (35.56%) VMware
3 99 (34.86%) Oracle
4 96 (33.80%) EMC
5 77 (27.11%) HP
6 66 (23.24%) Sun
7 39 (13.73%) Microsoft
8 38 (13.38%) IBM
9 35 (12.32%) Cisco
10 31 (10.92%) NetApp
11 28 (9.86%) Brocade
12 23 (8.10%) Sybase
12 23 (8.10%) Citrix
12 23 (8.10%) Symantec
13 21 (7.39%) BMC
14 14 (4.93%) Hitachi
15 13 (4.58%) F5
16 12 (4.23%) McAfee
17 10 (3.52%) Remedy
18 9 (3.17%) Intel
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
LA International
Rate: £225 - £250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Paddington, London
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Rate: Contract £500-£650 per day - initial 6 month contract
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Intuition IT Solutions
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £380 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Posted: 25 days ago
Leeds
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 27 days ago