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 4 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Veritas
Rank 73 76 71
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Contract jobs citing Veritas 4 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.41% 0.38% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.83% 0.76% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £286 £201
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +42.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +33.33%
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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
480 528 430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 49.43% 50.82% 51.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 244 174
Average daily rate £400 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £210 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 31
Average hourly rate £21.55 £14.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.92% -49.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £9.39 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £20.20 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%

Veritas
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

Veritas
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 5 (83.33%) SQL
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
1 5 (83.33%) UNIX
1 5 (83.33%) Solaris
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
1 5 (83.33%) HP
1 5 (83.33%) Telecoms
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) SCSA
2 4 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (66.67%) Huawei
2 4 (66.67%) Degree
2 4 (66.67%) xDSL
2 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (66.67%) PPP
2 4 (66.67%) DSLAM
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (66.67%) Sun Certification
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (66.67%) MS Office
2 4 (66.67%) ATM
2 4 (66.67%) Broadband
2 4 (66.67%) VoIP
2 4 (66.67%) Ethernet
2 4 (66.67%) VPN
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Sun
2 4 (66.67%) CCNP
2 4 (66.67%) CCNA

Veritas
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
1 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 4 (66.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
1 4 (66.67%) xDSL
1 4 (66.67%) PPP
1 4 (66.67%) DSLAM
1 4 (66.67%) ATM
1 4 (66.67%) Broadband
1 4 (66.67%) VoIP
1 4 (66.67%) Ethernet
1 4 (66.67%) VPN
2 1 (16.67%) NAS
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (16.67%) WinRunner
2 1 (16.67%) TestDirector
2 1 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 5 (83.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX Team Leader
1 1 (16.67%) Technical Support Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Network Support Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Team Leader
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX Administrator
1 1 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Network Support
1 1 (16.67%) Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Technical Support
1 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) PKI
2 1 (16.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) UNIX
1 5 (83.33%) Solaris
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) AIX
2 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) SCSA
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (66.67%) Sun Certification
1 4 (66.67%) CCNP
1 4 (66.67%) CCNA
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) ISEB
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Xen
1 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (16.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Veritas File System
1 1 (16.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (16.67%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (16.67%) Veritas Storage Foundation
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (16.67%) Netcool
1 1 (16.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
1 5 (83.33%) HP
2 4 (66.67%) Huawei
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Sun
3 1 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (16.67%) Symantec
3 1 (16.67%) McAfee
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix