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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Veritas
Rank 462 472 345
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -127
Contract jobs citing Veritas 121 94 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.24% 0.19% 0.45%
As % of the Vendors category 0.54% 0.42% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 50 147
Average daily rate
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£400 £445 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.11% +11.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £377 £413
% change year-on-year
-0.39% -8.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +70.45%
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
22585 22182 19841
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.14% 44.98% 46.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 13399 12859 10942
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1024 1031 1125
Average hourly rate £18.55 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £10.98 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 0 46 £400 -11.11% 4
South East +7 44 £413 -8.33% 4
Yorkshire -11 7 £375 +36.36%
West Midlands - 7 £355 -
East of England +14 6 £342 -
North West -8 5 £350 - 1
East Midlands -1 4 £336 -
Midlands - 1 - -
South West - 1 - -
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UK

Veritas
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 142 (65.14%) Linux
2 121 (55.50%) UNIX
3 106 (48.62%) Solaris
4 101 (46.33%) SAN
5 96 (44.04%) VMware
6 95 (43.58%) Windows
7 92 (42.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 86 (39.45%) HP
9 85 (38.99%) AIX
10 81 (37.16%) Red Hat
11 79 (36.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 78 (35.78%) Perl
13 68 (31.19%) IBM
14 66 (30.28%) VMware Infrastructure
15 61 (27.98%) Clustering
16 60 (27.52%) Finance
17 54 (24.77%) Oracle
18 52 (23.85%) NAS
19 48 (22.02%) ITIL
20 45 (20.64%) NetBackup
21 44 (20.18%) Shell Script
22 43 (19.72%) Sun
23 40 (18.35%) Microsoft
24 38 (17.43%) TCP/IP
24 38 (17.43%) HPUX
25 37 (16.97%) Veritas Volume Manager
26 34 (15.60%) EMC
27 33 (15.14%) Migration
28 32 (14.68%) Firewall
29 31 (14.22%) Middleware

Veritas
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 20 (9.17%) SharePoint
1 20 (9.17%) Apache
2 17 (7.80%) OpenStack
3 14 (6.42%) Tomcat
4 9 (4.13%) WebSphere
5 8 (3.67%) WebLogic
5 8 (3.67%) IIS
5 8 (3.67%) IBM HTTP Server
6 7 (3.21%) MS Exchange
7 6 (2.75%) Lync
7 6 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (2.75%) Node.js
8 5 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (1.38%) Oracle Application Server
9 3 (1.38%) JBoss
9 3 (1.38%) iPlanet
9 3 (1.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 2 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.92%) WebLogic Portal
10 2 (0.92%) MQSeries
Applications
1 9 (4.13%) MS Office
1 9 (4.13%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.29%) MS Project
3 4 (1.83%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.83%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (3.21%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.38%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 101 (46.33%) SAN
2 52 (23.85%) NAS
3 38 (17.43%) TCP/IP
4 32 (14.68%) Firewall
5 31 (14.22%) DNS
6 29 (13.30%) Fibre Channel
7 27 (12.39%) LDAP
8 25 (11.47%) iSCSI
9 24 (11.01%) FCoE
10 15 (6.88%) NetScaler
11 8 (3.67%) WAN
11 8 (3.67%) VLAN
12 7 (3.21%) DHCP
13 6 (2.75%) Internet
14 5 (2.29%) IPsec
14 5 (2.29%) LAN
14 5 (2.29%) VoIP
14 5 (2.29%) VPN
15 4 (1.83%) DSLAM
15 4 (1.83%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.42%) MySQL
2 10 (4.59%) Oracle Database
3 8 (3.67%) RDBMS
3 8 (3.67%) Relational Database
4 6 (2.75%) Informix
5 5 (2.29%) SQL Server
6 4 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.92%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (2.75%) JIRA
1 6 (2.75%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.83%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (1.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (1.83%) TeamCity
3 3 (1.38%) WinRunner
3 3 (1.38%) TestDirector
3 3 (1.38%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 60 (27.52%) Finance
2 27 (12.39%) Banking
3 7 (3.21%) Investment Banking
4 5 (2.29%) Financial Institution
4 5 (2.29%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.92%) Law
5 2 (0.92%) Publishing
5 2 (0.92%) International Banking
6 1 (0.46%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 47 (21.56%) Administrator
2 32 (14.68%) Systems Administrator
3 28 (12.84%) Consultant
4 26 (11.93%) UNIX Administrator
5 25 (11.47%) Analyst
6 20 (9.17%) UNIX Engineer
7 16 (7.34%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 13 (5.96%) Linux Administrator
8 13 (5.96%) Developer
8 13 (5.96%) Wintel Analyst
9 10 (4.59%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 10 (4.59%) Test Specialist
10 8 (3.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (3.67%) Solaris Systems Administrator
10 8 (3.67%) UNIX Consultant
10 8 (3.67%) Solaris Administrator
10 8 (3.67%) Linux Engineer
11 7 (3.21%) Wintel Engineer
11 7 (3.21%) Support Engineer
11 7 (3.21%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (14.22%) Middleware
2 5 (2.29%) Web Services
3 3 (1.38%) .NET
3 3 (1.38%) J2EE
4 1 (0.46%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.46%) JNI
4 1 (0.46%) XML
4 1 (0.46%) XSL
4 1 (0.46%) JDBC
4 1 (0.46%) HTML
4 1 (0.46%) Flash
4 1 (0.46%) JMS
4 1 (0.46%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (0.46%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 61 (27.98%) Clustering
2 25 (11.47%) Replication
2 25 (11.47%) HACMP
3 22 (10.09%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (8.72%) Enterprise Storage
4 19 (8.72%) Data Centre
5 14 (6.42%) Management Information System
6 7 (3.21%) Device Driver
7 6 (2.75%) Computer Science
7 6 (2.75%) PKI
7 6 (2.75%) IBM XIV
8 5 (2.29%) Hedge funds
9 4 (1.83%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.38%) HP Superdome
10 3 (1.38%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.92%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.92%) Grid Computing
11 2 (0.92%) PDA
11 2 (0.92%) CMDB
11 2 (0.92%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 142 (65.14%) Linux
2 121 (55.50%) UNIX
3 106 (48.62%) Solaris
4 95 (43.58%) Windows
5 85 (38.99%) AIX
6 79 (36.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 38 (17.43%) HPUX
8 20 (9.17%) SUSE
9 11 (5.05%) Oracle Linux
10 10 (4.59%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (4.13%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 9 (4.13%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (3.67%) NetWare
13 7 (3.21%) Windows Server 2012
14 4 (1.83%) Windows XP
15 3 (1.38%) Windows 7
16 1 (0.46%) OpenVMS
16 1 (0.46%) Tru64
16 1 (0.46%) MVS
16 1 (0.46%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (22.02%) ITIL
2 33 (15.14%) Migration
3 28 (12.84%) ITSM
4 27 (12.39%) Software Testing
5 23 (10.55%) Project Management
6 22 (10.09%) Disaster Recovery
7 21 (9.63%) Low Latency
7 21 (9.63%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (9.63%) OO
8 20 (9.17%) Incident Management
9 15 (6.88%) Root Cause Analysis
9 15 (6.88%) Test Automation
10 14 (6.42%) Configuration Management
10 14 (6.42%) Change Management
10 14 (6.42%) Software Engineering
11 13 (5.96%) Performance Tuning
11 13 (5.96%) Problem Management
12 11 (5.05%) Service Management
13 9 (4.13%) Load Balancing
14 7 (3.21%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 78 (35.78%) Perl
2 44 (20.18%) Shell Script
3 27 (12.39%) SQL
4 25 (11.47%) Bash Shell
4 25 (11.47%) Korn
5 21 (9.63%) C
6 19 (8.72%) PowerShell
7 16 (7.34%) Python
8 15 (6.88%) C#
8 15 (6.88%) VBScript
9 13 (5.96%) C++
9 13 (5.96%) Java
10 9 (4.13%) Ruby
11 7 (3.21%) C-shell
11 7 (3.21%) PHP
12 4 (1.83%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.46%) Bourne shell
13 1 (0.46%) XPath
13 1 (0.46%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 19 (8.72%) Security Cleared
2 17 (7.80%) Degree
3 10 (4.59%) SC Cleared
4 8 (3.67%) Sun Certification
4 8 (3.67%) SCSA
5 4 (1.83%) CCNP
5 4 (1.83%) CCNA
5 4 (1.83%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (1.83%) HND
5 4 (1.83%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.38%) MCSE
6 3 (1.38%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.92%) RHCE
7 2 (0.92%) MCSA
7 2 (0.92%) MCTS
7 2 (0.92%) MCITP
7 2 (0.92%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.46%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.92%) SLA
2 1 (0.46%) QA
2 1 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 92 (42.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 66 (30.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (16.97%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 20 (9.17%) Hyper-V
5 19 (8.72%) VMware ESXi
6 18 (8.26%) Active Directory
7 17 (7.80%) NFS
8 16 (7.34%) XenDesktop
9 15 (6.88%) XenApp
10 11 (5.05%) Veritas File System
11 9 (4.13%) VMware ESX
12 8 (3.67%) vSphere
12 8 (3.67%) GPFS
13 5 (2.29%) Samba
14 4 (1.83%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 4 (1.83%) vCloud
15 3 (1.38%) KVM
15 3 (1.38%) Oracle RAC
15 3 (1.38%) Sendmail
15 3 (1.38%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 45 (20.64%) NetBackup
2 28 (12.84%) Puppet
3 22 (10.09%) SCOM
4 20 (9.17%) SCCM
5 19 (8.72%) SCVMM
5 19 (8.72%) Opscode Chef
5 19 (8.72%) Tivoli
6 15 (6.88%) Control-M
7 12 (5.50%) HP SIM
7 12 (5.50%) EdgeSight
8 11 (5.05%) Backup Exec
9 10 (4.59%) HP Operations Orchestration
10 9 (4.13%) Nagios
10 9 (4.13%) OpenView
11 8 (3.67%) Netcool
12 7 (3.21%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 6 (2.75%) Cacti
13 6 (2.75%) WSUS
13 6 (2.75%) SolarWinds Orion
13 6 (2.75%) Graphite
Vendors
1 96 (44.04%) VMware
2 86 (39.45%) HP
3 81 (37.16%) Red Hat
4 68 (31.19%) IBM
5 54 (24.77%) Oracle
6 43 (19.72%) Sun
7 40 (18.35%) Microsoft
8 34 (15.60%) EMC
9 29 (13.30%) Citrix
10 23 (10.55%) Cisco
11 20 (9.17%) Dell
12 19 (8.72%) NetApp
13 18 (8.26%) Symantec
14 15 (6.88%) Veeam
14 15 (6.88%) ServiceNow
15 14 (6.42%) CA
16 12 (5.50%) Nimsoft
17 8 (3.67%) Hitachi
18 7 (3.21%) Remedy
18 7 (3.21%) Compaq