The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Veritas products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Veritas over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Scotland region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Veritas
Rank 106 103 103
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing Veritas 20 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.75% 0.73% 0.43%
As % of the Vendors category 1.79% 1.56% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 15 6
Average daily rate £375 £362 £256
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.73% +41.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £347 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £425 £294
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
-4.86% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
Vendors Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1119 1088 1130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 42.23% 46.44% 40.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 533 519 537
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 34 63
Average hourly rate £22.50 £14.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.54% -34.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £9.95 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.40 £44.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Veritas
UK

Veritas
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Veritas Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Veritas
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Veritas Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Veritas
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Veritas Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Veritas
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Veritas within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
North Lanarkshire - 4 - -
Edinburgh - 2 £285 -
West Lothian - 1 £375 -
Glasgow - - - -
Lanarkshire - - - -
Moray - - - -
Highlands - - - - 1
Veritas
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Veritas
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 25 (67.57%) Solaris
2 24 (64.86%) SAN
3 22 (59.46%) Clustering
4 21 (56.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (56.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 21 (56.76%) Windows
5 20 (54.05%) Linux
6 19 (51.35%) SC Cleared
6 19 (51.35%) Security Cleared
7 17 (45.95%) AIX
7 17 (45.95%) Microsoft
7 17 (45.95%) Netcool
8 16 (43.24%) Tivoli
8 16 (43.24%) SQL Server
8 16 (43.24%) SQL Server 2005
9 14 (37.84%) NAS
9 14 (37.84%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 14 (37.84%) SQL Server 2000
10 13 (35.14%) Windows XP
11 12 (32.43%) UNIX
11 12 (32.43%) Software Distribution
12 11 (29.73%) Oracle
12 11 (29.73%) EMC
13 10 (27.03%) HP
13 10 (27.03%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 9 (24.32%) VMware
14 9 (24.32%) Sun
15 8 (21.62%) ITIL
15 8 (21.62%) MS Office
15 8 (21.62%) Red Hat

Veritas
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 (13.51%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.81%) Tomcat
2 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (5.41%) IIS
4 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 8 (21.62%) MS Office
2 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 24 (64.86%) SAN
2 14 (37.84%) NAS
3 6 (16.22%) DNS
4 4 (10.81%) TCP/IP
5 3 (8.11%) Network Security
5 3 (8.11%) DHCP
6 1 (2.70%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (43.24%) SQL Server
1 16 (43.24%) SQL Server 2005
2 14 (37.84%) SQL Server 2000
3 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (8.11%) Oracle Database
4 3 (8.11%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) WinRunner
1 3 (8.11%) TestDirector
1 3 (8.11%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 8 (21.62%) Finance
2 5 (13.51%) Banking
3 3 (8.11%) International Banking
4 2 (5.41%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 13 (35.14%) Administrator
2 11 (29.73%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (16.22%) UNIX Administrator
3 6 (16.22%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 4 (10.81%) Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Wintel Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Solaris Systems Administrator
5 3 (8.11%) Oracle DBA
5 3 (8.11%) Solaris Administrator
5 3 (8.11%) DBA
6 2 (5.41%) Systems Support
6 2 (5.41%) Test Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Integration Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) UNIX Support
6 2 (5.41%) VMWare Administrator
7 1 (2.70%) SAN Storage Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Test Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) EMC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (59.46%) Clustering
2 4 (10.81%) Management Information System
2 4 (10.81%) CLARiiON
2 4 (10.81%) Replication
3 3 (8.11%) PDA
4 2 (5.41%) Hedge funds
5 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.70%) Symmetrix
5 1 (2.70%) Celerra
5 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 25 (67.57%) Solaris
2 21 (56.76%) Windows Server 2008
2 21 (56.76%) Windows Server 2003
2 21 (56.76%) Windows
3 20 (54.05%) Linux
4 17 (45.95%) AIX
5 13 (35.14%) Windows XP
6 12 (32.43%) UNIX
7 7 (18.92%) Windows 7
8 5 (13.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (5.41%) HPUX
10 1 (2.70%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (32.43%) Software Distribution
2 8 (21.62%) ITIL
2 8 (21.62%) Change Management
3 5 (13.51%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (13.51%) Configuration Management
4 4 (10.81%) Service Delivery
5 3 (8.11%) Software Testing
5 3 (8.11%) Test Automation
5 3 (8.11%) Test Scripting
6 2 (5.41%) Service Management
7 1 (2.70%) High Availability
7 1 (2.70%) Change Control
7 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.70%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.51%) Perl
1 5 (13.51%) SQL
2 4 (10.81%) Korn
2 4 (10.81%) Bash Shell
3 3 (8.11%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.70%) Python
4 1 (2.70%) VBScript
4 1 (2.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (51.35%) SC Cleared
1 19 (51.35%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (8.11%) MCTS
3 3 (8.11%) MCITP
3 3 (8.11%) ISTQB
3 3 (8.11%) MCSE
3 3 (8.11%) MCSA
4 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (27.03%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 8 (21.62%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 6 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (13.51%) VMware ESX
4 5 (13.51%) Active Directory
5 4 (10.81%) vSphere
6 3 (8.11%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (8.11%) Hyper-V
7 2 (5.41%) Terminal Services
7 2 (5.41%) ISA Server
7 2 (5.41%) Cronacle
7 2 (5.41%) XenApp
7 2 (5.41%) Veritas File System
7 2 (5.41%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (2.70%) DFS Replication
8 1 (2.70%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 17 (45.95%) Netcool
2 16 (43.24%) Tivoli
3 14 (37.84%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 8 (21.62%) NetBackup
5 5 (13.51%) EMC NetWorker
5 5 (13.51%) Legato
6 4 (10.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 4 (10.81%) SCCM
6 4 (10.81%) HP Data Protector
6 4 (10.81%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (8.11%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (8.11%) Backup Exec
7 3 (8.11%) Data Guard
7 3 (8.11%) WSUS
8 2 (5.41%) EMC TimeFinder
9 1 (2.70%) Ionix
9 1 (2.70%) SCOM
9 1 (2.70%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 17 (45.95%) Microsoft
2 11 (29.73%) Oracle
2 11 (29.73%) EMC
3 10 (27.03%) HP
4 9 (24.32%) VMware
4 9 (24.32%) Sun
5 8 (21.62%) Red Hat
6 7 (18.92%) Dell
7 5 (13.51%) Citrix
7 5 (13.51%) Symantec
8 4 (10.81%) McAfee
8 4 (10.81%) CommVault
8 4 (10.81%) Northgate
9 1 (2.70%) NetApp