The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Veritas
Rank 442 453 366
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -87
Contract jobs citing Veritas 146 103 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.29% 0.22% 0.43%
As % of the Vendors category 0.64% 0.48% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 41 128
Average daily rate
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£389 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.52% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £273 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £500 £516
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £328 £415
% change year-on-year
+8.94% -20.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 7
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +97.36%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22830 21631 20878
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.05% 45.17% 46.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 13693 12374 11460
Average daily rate £399 £388 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.91% -1.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1020 971 1157
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.24 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.06 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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
London -22 66 £395 -12.22% 10
South East +19 48 £400 +9.21% 2
North West - 11 £324 - 2
Yorkshire - 8 £426 - 5
East of England +5 5 £342 -
West Midlands - 4 £305 - 1
East Midlands -6 2 £325 +13.04%
North East -27 1 £300 -8.57%
Midlands - 1 - -
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UK

Veritas
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

1 153 (62.20%) Linux
2 138 (56.10%) UNIX
3 117 (47.56%) Solaris
4 115 (46.75%) SAN
5 109 (44.31%) VMware
6 98 (39.84%) AIX
7 96 (39.02%) Windows
8 94 (38.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 92 (37.40%) Red Hat
10 90 (36.59%) Perl
11 87 (35.37%) HP
12 81 (32.93%) IBM
13 80 (32.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 76 (30.89%) VMware Infrastructure
15 73 (29.67%) Finance
16 68 (27.64%) Clustering
17 57 (23.17%) Oracle
18 55 (22.36%) NAS
19 51 (20.73%) Sun
20 49 (19.92%) NetBackup
21 48 (19.51%) Microsoft
21 48 (19.51%) ITIL
22 45 (18.29%) EMC
23 44 (17.89%) Shell Script
24 43 (17.48%) Banking
25 41 (16.67%) Firewall
25 41 (16.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
26 40 (16.26%) SQL
27 37 (15.04%) DNS
28 36 (14.63%) Data Centre

Veritas
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 16 (6.50%) SharePoint
2 15 (6.10%) Apache
2 15 (6.10%) Tomcat
3 14 (5.69%) IIS
3 14 (5.69%) MS Exchange
4 12 (4.88%) OpenStack
5 11 (4.47%) Lync
6 8 (3.25%) WebLogic
7 7 (2.85%) Node.js
8 6 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (2.44%) WebSphere
9 5 (2.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (2.03%) IBM HTTP Server
10 3 (1.22%) Oracle Application Server
10 3 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (1.22%) iPlanet
10 3 (1.22%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 3 (1.22%) JBoss
10 3 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 13 (5.28%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.88%) MS Office
3 8 (3.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.03%) MS Project
5 4 (1.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (2.85%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.22%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 3 (1.22%) Radian6
3 1 (0.41%) SAP APO
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 115 (46.75%) SAN
2 55 (22.36%) NAS
3 41 (16.67%) Firewall
4 37 (15.04%) DNS
5 30 (12.20%) TCP/IP
6 29 (11.79%) Fibre Channel
7 25 (10.16%) iSCSI
8 24 (9.76%) FCoE
9 23 (9.35%) LDAP
10 11 (4.47%) WAN
11 9 (3.66%) DHCP
11 9 (3.66%) Broadband
11 9 (3.66%) NetScaler
11 9 (3.66%) Internet
12 8 (3.25%) VLAN
12 8 (3.25%) LAN
13 7 (2.85%) FTP
13 7 (2.85%) HTTP
14 6 (2.44%) PPP
14 6 (2.44%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (6.91%) MySQL
2 11 (4.47%) SQL Server
3 10 (4.07%) Oracle Database
4 9 (3.66%) Relational Database
4 9 (3.66%) RDBMS
5 7 (2.85%) Informix
6 5 (2.03%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.63%) Oracle9i Database
7 4 (1.63%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (2.85%) JIRA
1 7 (2.85%) Jenkins
2 6 (2.44%) Oracle Forms
3 5 (2.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (1.63%) TeamCity
5 3 (1.22%) WinRunner
5 3 (1.22%) TestDirector
5 3 (1.22%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.41%) Git (software)
General
1 73 (29.67%) Finance
2 43 (17.48%) Banking
3 10 (4.07%) Investment Banking
4 9 (3.66%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.03%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.63%) Spanish Language
7 3 (1.22%) Marketing
8 2 (0.81%) International Banking
8 2 (0.81%) Law
8 2 (0.81%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 61 (24.80%) Administrator
2 46 (18.70%) Systems Administrator
3 31 (12.60%) UNIX Administrator
4 23 (9.35%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 22 (8.94%) Linux Administrator
5 22 (8.94%) Consultant
6 20 (8.13%) UNIX Engineer
7 19 (7.72%) Analyst
8 17 (6.91%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 15 (6.10%) Architect
10 13 (5.28%) Developer
11 11 (4.47%) Solaris Systems Administrator
11 11 (4.47%) Solaris Administrator
12 10 (4.07%) Linux Engineer
12 10 (4.07%) Test Specialist
12 10 (4.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 9 (3.66%) Wintel Engineer
14 8 (3.25%) Support Engineer
14 8 (3.25%) Infrastructure Architect
15 7 (2.85%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (10.57%) Middleware
2 5 (2.03%) .NET
2 5 (2.03%) Web Services
3 3 (1.22%) J2EE
4 1 (0.41%) JDBC
4 1 (0.41%) SAP Basis
4 1 (0.41%) XML
4 1 (0.41%) XSL
4 1 (0.41%) JMS
4 1 (0.41%) WSDL
4 1 (0.41%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (0.41%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 68 (27.64%) Clustering
2 36 (14.63%) Data Centre
3 27 (10.98%) HACMP
4 25 (10.16%) Replication
5 24 (9.76%) Enterprise Storage
6 21 (8.54%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (6.50%) Management Information System
8 8 (3.25%) Client/Server
8 8 (3.25%) Computer Science
9 7 (2.85%) Blackberry
9 7 (2.85%) Device Driver
9 7 (2.85%) IBM XIV
10 6 (2.44%) PKI
11 5 (2.03%) Hedge funds
12 3 (1.22%) LPAR
12 3 (1.22%) HP Superdome
12 3 (1.22%) Social Media
12 3 (1.22%) N-Tier
13 2 (0.81%) PDA
13 2 (0.81%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 153 (62.20%) Linux
2 138 (56.10%) UNIX
3 117 (47.56%) Solaris
4 98 (39.84%) AIX
5 96 (39.02%) Windows
6 80 (32.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 28 (11.38%) HPUX
8 21 (8.54%) SUSE
9 12 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (4.47%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (4.07%) Data ONTAP
11 10 (4.07%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (3.25%) NetWare
13 7 (2.85%) Oracle Linux
13 7 (2.85%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 5 (2.03%) VMS
15 4 (1.63%) Windows XP
16 2 (0.81%) Windows 7
17 1 (0.41%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (19.51%) ITIL
2 33 (13.41%) Migration
3 28 (11.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 27 (10.98%) Software Testing
5 22 (8.94%) Change Management
6 21 (8.54%) ITSM
6 21 (8.54%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (8.13%) OO
8 18 (7.32%) Root Cause Analysis
9 17 (6.91%) Project Management
9 17 (6.91%) Problem Management
10 16 (6.50%) Configuration Management
11 15 (6.10%) Incident Management
11 15 (6.10%) Test Automation
11 15 (6.10%) Software Engineering
12 14 (5.69%) Performance Tuning
12 14 (5.69%) Load Balancing
13 13 (5.28%) Service Management
13 13 (5.28%) Low Latency
14 10 (4.07%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 90 (36.59%) Perl
2 44 (17.89%) Shell Script
3 40 (16.26%) SQL
4 27 (10.98%) Bash Shell
5 26 (10.57%) Korn
6 22 (8.94%) PowerShell
6 22 (8.94%) C
7 17 (6.91%) Python
8 16 (6.50%) Java
9 13 (5.28%) C++
10 9 (3.66%) C#
10 9 (3.66%) VBScript
11 8 (3.25%) PHP
11 8 (3.25%) Ruby
12 7 (2.85%) C-shell
13 4 (1.63%) PL/SQL
14 3 (1.22%) AWK
14 3 (1.22%) sed
15 1 (0.41%) Bourne shell
15 1 (0.41%) XPath
Qualifications
1 25 (10.16%) Security Cleared
2 22 (8.94%) Degree
3 14 (5.69%) SC Cleared
4 9 (3.66%) Sun Certification
5 8 (3.25%) SCSA
6 6 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (2.44%) CCNP
6 6 (2.44%) CCNA
7 4 (1.63%) HND
7 4 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (1.63%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.22%) MCSE
9 2 (0.81%) MCSA
9 2 (0.81%) RHCE
9 2 (0.81%) MCTS
9 2 (0.81%) MCITP
9 2 (0.81%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.41%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.85%) SLA
2 1 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.41%) QA
System Software
1 94 (38.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 76 (30.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (16.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 27 (10.98%) NFS
4 27 (10.98%) Active Directory
5 20 (8.13%) Hyper-V
5 20 (8.13%) VMware ESXi
6 17 (6.91%) vSphere
7 15 (6.10%) VMware ESX
8 13 (5.28%) Veritas File System
9 11 (4.47%) XenDesktop
10 9 (3.66%) XenApp
11 8 (3.25%) GPFS
12 5 (2.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 5 (2.03%) Samba
13 4 (1.63%) Firmware
13 4 (1.63%) vCloud
13 4 (1.63%) KVM
14 2 (0.81%) Oracle RAC
15 1 (0.41%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 49 (19.92%) NetBackup
2 30 (12.20%) Puppet
3 21 (8.54%) Tivoli
4 19 (7.72%) SCOM
5 18 (7.32%) Opscode Chef
5 18 (7.32%) Oracle ZFS
6 16 (6.50%) Control-M
6 16 (6.50%) SCCM
7 13 (5.28%) OpenView
7 13 (5.28%) SCVMM
8 12 (4.88%) Backup Exec
8 12 (4.88%) Nagios
9 9 (3.66%) Netcool
10 8 (3.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 8 (3.25%) Norton AntiVirus
10 8 (3.25%) HP Operations Orchestration
10 8 (3.25%) McAfee ePO
11 7 (2.85%) Cacti
11 7 (2.85%) SolarWinds Orion
11 7 (2.85%) Salt
Vendors
1 109 (44.31%) VMware
2 92 (37.40%) Red Hat
3 87 (35.37%) HP
4 81 (32.93%) IBM
5 57 (23.17%) Oracle
6 51 (20.73%) Sun
7 48 (19.51%) Microsoft
8 45 (18.29%) EMC
9 35 (14.23%) Symantec
10 27 (10.98%) Citrix
11 26 (10.57%) Cisco
12 24 (9.76%) NetApp
13 15 (6.10%) Dell
14 12 (4.88%) Veeam
15 10 (4.07%) McAfee
16 9 (3.66%) Remedy
16 9 (3.66%) ServiceNow
17 8 (3.25%) Brocade
17 8 (3.25%) CA
17 8 (3.25%) SAP
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