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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Veritas
Rank 89 83 102
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +19
Contract jobs citing Veritas 39 41 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.53% 1.52% 0.78%
As % of the Vendors category 3.70% 4.19% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 23 7
Average daily rate £333 £348 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.45% -0.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £321 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £362 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.50 £35.63 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+41.75% +137.50%
Veritas
UK

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
1054 978 908
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 41.30% 36.14% 39.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 566 528 402
Average daily rate £365 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 25 33
Average hourly rate £38.25 £15.77 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.54% +0.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £47.00 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.38 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+27.85% +6.06%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Veritas across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Veritas Daily Rate Histogram 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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +6 21 £363 -3.33% 1
Renfrewshire -14 17 £305 -12.22%
Glasgow +10 1 £338 +3.84% 1
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Veritas
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 65 (82.28%) Clustering
2 54 (68.35%) Windows
3 49 (62.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 48 (60.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 44 (55.70%) AIX
5 44 (55.70%) Change Management
6 43 (54.43%) Active Directory
7 42 (53.16%) VMware
8 41 (51.90%) SQL
8 41 (51.90%) Windows 7
9 40 (50.63%) HP Quality Center
9 40 (50.63%) McAfee ePO
9 40 (50.63%) Hyper-V
9 40 (50.63%) Test Automation
9 40 (50.63%) Software Testing
9 40 (50.63%) MCTS
9 40 (50.63%) MCITP
9 40 (50.63%) MCSE
9 40 (50.63%) MCSA
9 40 (50.63%) Windows XP
9 40 (50.63%) Citrix
9 40 (50.63%) Microsoft Certification
9 40 (50.63%) Netcool
9 40 (50.63%) WinRunner
9 40 (50.63%) TestDirector
9 40 (50.63%) HP UFT
9 40 (50.63%) VMware ESX
9 40 (50.63%) Microsoft
9 40 (50.63%) Intel Security
10 36 (45.57%) PDA

Veritas
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (1.27%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (2.53%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (16.46%) SAN
2 7 (8.86%) LDAP
3 5 (6.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.59%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 40 (50.63%) HP UFT
1 40 (50.63%) TestDirector
1 40 (50.63%) WinRunner
2 5 (6.33%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.33%) Jenkins
2 5 (6.33%) Subversion
General
1 22 (27.85%) Finance
2 16 (20.25%) Law
3 3 (3.80%) Banking
4 1 (1.27%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 28 (35.44%) Analyst
1 28 (35.44%) Test Analyst
2 19 (24.05%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 19 (24.05%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
3 17 (21.52%) Administrator
4 16 (20.25%) Unix Administrator
5 12 (15.19%) Solaris Administrator
5 12 (15.19%) Systems Administrator
6 11 (13.92%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 10 (12.66%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
8 9 (11.39%) Consultant
8 9 (11.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (11.39%) Solaris Systems Administrator
8 9 (11.39%) Unix Consultant
9 8 (10.13%) Solaris Consultant
10 6 (7.59%) Test Engineer
10 6 (7.59%) Tester
11 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Engineer
12 3 (3.80%) EMC Storage Administrator
12 3 (3.80%) HP Storage Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.27%) OAuth
1 1 (1.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 65 (82.28%) Clustering
2 36 (45.57%) PDA
3 18 (22.78%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (21.52%) Data Centre
5 6 (7.59%) HP Storage
6 5 (6.33%) IBM XIV
7 1 (1.27%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.27%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.27%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 54 (68.35%) Windows
2 49 (62.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 48 (60.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 44 (55.70%) AIX
5 41 (51.90%) Windows 7
6 40 (50.63%) Windows XP
7 29 (36.71%) Solaris
8 28 (35.44%) Unix
9 10 (12.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (12.66%) Windows Server
10 8 (10.13%) Linux
11 4 (5.06%) HPUX
12 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (55.70%) Change Management
2 40 (50.63%) Software Testing
2 40 (50.63%) Test Automation
3 33 (41.77%) Test Scripting
4 23 (29.11%) Migration
5 8 (10.13%) Records Management
6 7 (8.86%) Capacity Management
7 5 (6.33%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (6.33%) Problem Management
8 4 (5.06%) Patch Management
9 2 (2.53%) Disaster Recovery
10 1 (1.27%) Identity Management
10 1 (1.27%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 41 (51.90%) SQL
2 6 (7.59%) Perl
3 5 (6.33%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.53%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.27%) Java
5 1 (1.27%) Ruby
5 1 (1.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 40 (50.63%) MCITP
1 40 (50.63%) MCSA
1 40 (50.63%) MCSE
1 40 (50.63%) MCTS
1 40 (50.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (41.77%) ISTQB
2 33 (41.77%) Security Cleared
3 27 (34.18%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.80%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.27%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 43 (54.43%) Active Directory
2 40 (50.63%) Hyper-V
2 40 (50.63%) VMware ESX
3 20 (25.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 16 (20.25%) Veritas File System
4 16 (20.25%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 11 (13.92%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (7.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (3.80%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 40 (50.63%) HP Quality Center
1 40 (50.63%) McAfee ePO
1 40 (50.63%) Netcool
2 5 (6.33%) Puppet
2 5 (6.33%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 5 (6.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 4 (5.06%) NetBackup
3 4 (5.06%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (3.80%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.27%) Nagios
5 1 (1.27%) SCCM
5 1 (1.27%) SCOM
5 1 (1.27%) TADDM
Vendors
1 42 (53.16%) VMware
2 40 (50.63%) Citrix
2 40 (50.63%) Intel Security
2 40 (50.63%) Microsoft
3 17 (21.52%) EMC
4 12 (15.19%) Oracle
5 9 (11.39%) HP
6 7 (8.86%) Red Hat
7 6 (7.59%) Brocade
8 5 (6.33%) IBM
8 5 (6.33%) NetApp
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