The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Veritas products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Veritas over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Veritas
Rank 61 69 80
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +11
Contract jobs citing Veritas 3 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.34% 0.80% 0.39%
As % of the Vendors category 0.72% 1.59% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Average daily rate
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£200 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.94% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+40.00% +63.93%
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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 Reading region.

Vendors Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
417 503 713
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 47.66% 50.05% 55.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 190 219
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £149 £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 21 27 23
Average hourly rate £17.50 £30.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.62% +52.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.88 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.10 £37.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Veritas Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Veritas
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Veritas Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Veritas
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Veritas Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Citrix
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (75.00%) SQL
4 5 (62.50%) AIX
4 5 (62.50%) Netcool
4 5 (62.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 5 (62.50%) ISEB
4 5 (62.50%) WinRunner
4 5 (62.50%) TestDirector
4 5 (62.50%) QuickTest Pro
4 5 (62.50%) McAfee
4 5 (62.50%) Clustering
4 5 (62.50%) SharePoint Server
4 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
4 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
4 5 (62.50%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (62.50%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
6 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
6 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
6 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
6 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
7 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (25.00%) Altiris
7 2 (25.00%) NetBackup
7 2 (25.00%) DHCP
7 2 (25.00%) NFS
7 2 (25.00%) DNS

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 5 (62.50%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) DHCP
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) WinRunner
1 5 (62.50%) TestDirector
1 5 (62.50%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Linux Support
2 2 (25.00%) Linux Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Server Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Server Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Server Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) PKI
2 1 (12.50%) Fat Client
2 1 (12.50%) Thin Client
2 1 (12.50%) Smartcard
2 1 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (62.50%) AIX
4 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
4 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (25.00%) UNIX
5 2 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
2 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
3 1 (12.50%) Time Management
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Validation
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Network Design
3 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) VB
2 1 (12.50%) Korn
2 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (12.50%) Bourne shell
2 1 (12.50%) C
2 1 (12.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) ISEB
1 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) NFS
3 1 (12.50%) XenApp
3 1 (12.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) Netcool
1 5 (62.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 5 (62.50%) HP Quality Center
1 5 (62.50%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (25.00%) NetBackup
3 1 (12.50%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Citrix
2 5 (62.50%) McAfee
3 2 (25.00%) Altiris
3 2 (25.00%) HP
3 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (12.50%) EMC
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) Isilon
4 1 (12.50%) CA