The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Veritas
Rank 89 97 103
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +6
Contract jobs citing Veritas 32 23 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.16% 0.94% 0.57%
As % of the Vendors category 3.20% 2.31% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 7
Average daily rate
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£347 £338 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.95% -7.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £305 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £293 £361
% change year-on-year
+19.65% -18.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.63 £44.00 £23.25
% change year-on-year
-19.03% +89.24%
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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 Scotland region.

Vendors Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1000 997 990
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 36.34% 40.73% 47.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 529 455 467
Average daily rate £363 £356 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.96% +4.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £238 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £493 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 30 30
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +5.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £10.00 £10.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 3 March 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
Edinburgh -3 6 £375 -
Glasgow -3 6 £338 +3.84% 1
West Lothian - - - -
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Veritas
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 49 (67.12%) Clustering
2 48 (65.75%) SAN
3 43 (58.90%) Citrix
3 43 (58.90%) Security Cleared
4 41 (56.16%) SQL
5 40 (54.79%) Solaris
6 39 (53.42%) Netcool
7 38 (52.05%) SC Cleared
8 37 (50.68%) Linux
9 35 (47.95%) Windows
10 32 (43.84%) NAS
11 27 (36.99%) Active Directory
12 26 (35.62%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 26 (35.62%) VMware
13 24 (32.88%) IPsec
13 24 (32.88%) Software Distribution
14 23 (31.51%) Tivoli
14 23 (31.51%) Configuration Management
15 22 (30.14%) Change Management
15 22 (30.14%) AIX
15 22 (30.14%) VMware ESX
16 20 (27.40%) Microsoft
17 19 (26.03%) Windows Server 2008
18 18 (24.66%) EMC
18 18 (24.66%) Windows Server 2003
19 17 (23.29%) Microsoft Certification
19 17 (23.29%) MCSE
19 17 (23.29%) Windows 7
20 16 (21.92%) HP Quality Center
20 16 (21.92%) McAfee ePO

Veritas
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 1 (1.37%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.37%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 48 (65.75%) SAN
2 32 (43.84%) NAS
3 24 (32.88%) IPsec
4 5 (6.85%) Firewall
5 4 (5.48%) TCP/IP
5 4 (5.48%) DNS
6 3 (4.11%) LDAP
6 3 (4.11%) LAN
6 3 (4.11%) WAN
6 3 (4.11%) SSH
7 1 (1.37%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (1.37%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.37%) Cisco ISE
7 1 (1.37%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.59%) Oracle Database
2 5 (6.85%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (2.74%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.74%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 16 (21.92%) WinRunner
1 16 (21.92%) TestDirector
1 16 (21.92%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (1.37%) Subversion
2 1 (1.37%) StarTeam
2 1 (1.37%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.37%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (6.85%) Finance
2 2 (2.74%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (21.92%) Integration Engineer
2 9 (12.33%) Test Engineer
3 7 (9.59%) Administrator
3 7 (9.59%) Consultant
3 7 (9.59%) DBA
4 6 (8.22%) Analyst
4 6 (8.22%) Test Analyst
4 6 (8.22%) UNIX Administrator
5 5 (6.85%) Designer
6 4 (5.48%) Solutions Designer
6 4 (5.48%) Architect
7 3 (4.11%) Senior Consultant
7 3 (4.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.11%) Senior UNIX Consultant
7 3 (4.11%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 3 (4.11%) Senior UNIX Administrator
7 3 (4.11%) UNIX Consultant
8 2 (2.74%) Senior UNIX Support
8 2 (2.74%) VMware Engineer
8 2 (2.74%) UNIX Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.85%) Oracle Streams
2 4 (5.48%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 2 (2.74%) HTML
4 1 (1.37%) XML
4 1 (1.37%) XSL
4 1 (1.37%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 49 (67.12%) Clustering
2 16 (21.92%) PDA
3 11 (15.07%) Computer Science
4 7 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.48%) Replication
6 3 (4.11%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (2.74%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 40 (54.79%) Solaris
2 37 (50.68%) Linux
3 35 (47.95%) Windows
4 22 (30.14%) AIX
5 19 (26.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (24.66%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (23.29%) Windows 7
8 16 (21.92%) Windows XP
9 13 (17.81%) UNIX
10 12 (16.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (8.22%) HPUX
12 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (1.37%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (32.88%) Software Distribution
2 23 (31.51%) Configuration Management
3 22 (30.14%) Change Management
4 16 (21.92%) Software Testing
4 16 (21.92%) Test Automation
5 15 (20.55%) Test Scripting
5 15 (20.55%) Migration
6 7 (9.59%) Asset Management
7 5 (6.85%) Data Migration
7 5 (6.85%) ETL
7 5 (6.85%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (6.85%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (6.85%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (5.48%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (2.74%) ITIL
9 2 (2.74%) Problem Management
10 1 (1.37%) Incident Management
10 1 (1.37%) Information Assurance
10 1 (1.37%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (1.37%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 41 (56.16%) SQL
2 5 (6.85%) VB
3 3 (4.11%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.37%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.37%) Perl
4 1 (1.37%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.37%) XPath
Qualifications
1 43 (58.90%) Security Cleared
2 38 (52.05%) SC Cleared
3 17 (23.29%) MCSE
3 17 (23.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (21.92%) MCSA
4 16 (21.92%) MCTS
4 16 (21.92%) MCITP
5 14 (19.18%) ISTQB
6 11 (15.07%) Degree
7 2 (2.74%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 27 (36.99%) Active Directory
2 22 (30.14%) VMware ESX
3 16 (21.92%) Hyper-V
4 14 (19.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (15.07%) Oracle RMAN
6 8 (10.96%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 6 (8.22%) vSphere
8 3 (4.11%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (4.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 2 (2.74%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (1.37%) Veritas File System
10 1 (1.37%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 39 (53.42%) Netcool
2 26 (35.62%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 23 (31.51%) Tivoli
4 16 (21.92%) HP Quality Center
4 16 (21.92%) McAfee ePO
5 5 (6.85%) Data Guard
6 4 (5.48%) SCCM
6 4 (5.48%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 3 (4.11%) NetBackup
8 2 (2.74%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (2.74%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 1 (1.37%) Puppet
Vendors
1 43 (58.90%) Citrix
2 26 (35.62%) VMware
3 20 (27.40%) Microsoft
4 18 (24.66%) EMC
5 16 (21.92%) McAfee
6 14 (19.18%) Red Hat
7 12 (16.44%) Oracle
8 9 (12.33%) HP
9 8 (10.96%) Cisco
10 4 (5.48%) IBM
10 4 (5.48%) Symantec
11 3 (4.11%) Veeam
12 2 (2.74%) Brocade
13 1 (1.37%) Sophos
13 1 (1.37%) CheckPoint
13 1 (1.37%) CommVault
13 1 (1.37%) Borland