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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Veritas
Rank 61 88 93
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +5
Contract jobs citing Veritas 5 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.60% 0.19% 0.58%
As % of the Vendors category 1.29% 0.36% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
Average daily rate
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£200 £263 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% -28.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.42% +1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.50 £15.64
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +127.05%
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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
387 560 790
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 46.68% 51.80% 57.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 250 229
Average daily rate £385 £385 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 22 24
Average hourly rate £17.29 £13.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.96% -35.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £45.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
- -1.33%

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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 30 September 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (90.00%) Citrix
3 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (60.00%) SQL
4 5 (50.00%) AIX
4 5 (50.00%) ISEB
4 5 (50.00%) WinRunner
4 5 (50.00%) TestDirector
4 5 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 5 (50.00%) McAfee
4 5 (50.00%) Netcool
4 5 (50.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 5 (50.00%) Clustering
4 5 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
4 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 5 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 5 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (40.00%) Altiris
5 4 (40.00%) NetBackup
5 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
5 4 (40.00%) UNIX
5 4 (40.00%) HP
5 4 (40.00%) Linux
5 4 (40.00%) DHCP
5 4 (40.00%) NFS

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
2 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) DHCP
1 4 (40.00%) DNS
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) WinRunner
1 5 (50.00%) TestDirector
1 5 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
1 5 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Linux Support
2 3 (30.00%) Linux Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Linux Server Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Server Support
3 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support
3 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Server Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Server Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Clustering
2 3 (30.00%) Thin Client
2 3 (30.00%) Fat Client
3 1 (10.00%) Smartcard
3 1 (10.00%) Replication
3 1 (10.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (50.00%) AIX
4 4 (40.00%) Linux
4 4 (40.00%) UNIX
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (30.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (30.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (10.00%) Time Management
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Validation
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) VB
2 3 (30.00%) Korn
2 3 (30.00%) C
2 3 (30.00%) Perl
2 3 (30.00%) Bourne shell
3 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) ISEB
1 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (40.00%) NFS
3 1 (10.00%) XenApp
3 1 (10.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) Netcool
1 5 (50.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 5 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
1 5 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (40.00%) NetBackup
3 3 (30.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Citrix
2 5 (50.00%) McAfee
3 4 (40.00%) Altiris
3 4 (40.00%) HP
3 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (30.00%) EMC
4 3 (30.00%) Isilon
5 1 (10.00%) CA
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft