The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Veritas products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 South East 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 229 218 217
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -1
Contract jobs citing Veritas 21 19 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.22% 0.23% 0.29%
As % of the Vendors category 0.45% 0.47% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 17 20
Average daily rate £450 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £190 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £450 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
-4.86% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4639 4069 5405
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.89% 48.62% 50.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2318 1994 2369
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £210 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 279 323 368
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.82% +10.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £39.00 £40.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Veritas
England

Veritas
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Veritas Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Veritas
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Veritas Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Veritas
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Veritas across the South East region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Veritas Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Veritas
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Veritas Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Veritas
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Veritas within the South East 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
Berkshire -2 10 £300 +20.00%
Surrey -11 6 £481 +14.92%
Hampshire +7 4 - -
Buckinghamshire -18 1 - -
Kent - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Veritas
England

Veritas
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 37 (72.55%) Windows
2 28 (54.90%) AIX
3 25 (49.02%) Solaris
4 24 (47.06%) Clustering
5 23 (45.10%) UNIX
6 21 (41.18%) NetBackup
7 19 (37.25%) Security Cleared
8 18 (35.29%) SQL
8 18 (35.29%) Linux
9 17 (33.33%) SAN
10 16 (31.37%) Windows Server 2003
10 16 (31.37%) Citrix
11 15 (29.41%) EMC
11 15 (29.41%) IBM
12 14 (27.45%) SC Cleared
13 13 (25.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 13 (25.49%) Active Directory
13 13 (25.49%) HP
13 13 (25.49%) Replication
14 12 (23.53%) Microsoft
14 12 (23.53%) Shell Script
14 12 (23.53%) Red Hat
14 12 (23.53%) Windows XP
14 12 (23.53%) Perl
15 11 (21.57%) QuickTest Pro
15 11 (21.57%) WinRunner
15 11 (21.57%) Netcool
15 11 (21.57%) McAfee
15 11 (21.57%) Test Automation
15 11 (21.57%) Veritas Cluster Server

Veritas
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 10 (19.61%) SharePoint Server
2 6 (11.76%) IIS
2 6 (11.76%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.92%) Live Communications Server
4 2 (3.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (9.80%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.92%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.96%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 17 (33.33%) SAN
2 9 (17.65%) Connectrix
3 8 (15.69%) TCP/IP
4 5 (9.80%) DNS
5 3 (5.88%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (3.92%) DHCP
7 1 (1.96%) Firewall
7 1 (1.96%) SMTP
7 1 (1.96%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.96%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.69%) Oracle Database
2 3 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (5.88%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.92%) Oracle9i Database
3 2 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.96%) SQLPlus
4 1 (1.96%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 11 (21.57%) QuickTest Pro
1 11 (21.57%) WinRunner
2 10 (19.61%) TestDirector
3 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (3.92%) Toad
General
1 4 (7.84%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.96%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (23.53%) Administrator
2 10 (19.61%) Analyst
2 10 (19.61%) Test Analyst
3 9 (17.65%) Storage Administrator
4 8 (15.69%) Support Engineer
5 7 (13.73%) Linux Engineer
5 7 (13.73%) Linux Support
6 6 (11.76%) Consultant
6 6 (11.76%) Architect
7 5 (9.80%) Linux Support Engineer
7 5 (9.80%) Windows Support Engineer
8 4 (7.84%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (7.84%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (7.84%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (7.84%) Senior Test Analyst
9 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
9 3 (5.88%) Storage Consultant
9 3 (5.88%) Wintel Support
9 3 (5.88%) Support Consultant
9 3 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 24 (47.06%) Clustering
2 13 (25.49%) Replication
3 9 (17.65%) CLARiiON
3 9 (17.65%) EMC Centera
4 5 (9.80%) HACMP
4 5 (9.80%) Thin Client
4 5 (9.80%) Fat Client
4 5 (9.80%) Symmetrix DMX
5 3 (5.88%) Smartcard
5 3 (5.88%) PKI
6 2 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (3.92%) Blackberry
6 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 37 (72.55%) Windows
2 28 (54.90%) AIX
3 25 (49.02%) Solaris
4 23 (45.10%) UNIX
5 18 (35.29%) Linux
6 16 (31.37%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (25.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (23.53%) Windows XP
9 11 (21.57%) Windows 7
10 6 (11.76%) HPUX
11 5 (9.80%) Windows 2000
11 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (5.88%) NetWare
12 3 (5.88%) OpenVMS
12 3 (5.88%) Windows Vista
13 2 (3.92%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (1.96%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (21.57%) Test Automation
2 9 (17.65%) Test Scripting
3 8 (15.69%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (15.69%) ITIL
4 7 (13.73%) Incident Management
5 4 (7.84%) Problem Management
6 3 (5.88%) Network Design
6 3 (5.88%) Validation
6 3 (5.88%) Migration
6 3 (5.88%) Scrum
6 3 (5.88%) Time Management
6 3 (5.88%) V-Model
6 3 (5.88%) Software Testing
6 3 (5.88%) Waterfall
6 3 (5.88%) Capacity Management
6 3 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (3.92%) High Availability
7 2 (3.92%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (3.92%) Change Management
8 1 (1.96%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (35.29%) SQL
2 12 (23.53%) Shell Script
2 12 (23.53%) Perl
3 7 (13.73%) Korn
4 5 (9.80%) C
4 5 (9.80%) Bash Shell
5 3 (5.88%) C++
5 3 (5.88%) Java
5 3 (5.88%) VB
5 3 (5.88%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.92%) Bourne shell
6 2 (3.92%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.92%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.96%) AWK
7 1 (1.96%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 19 (37.25%) Security Cleared
2 14 (27.45%) SC Cleared
3 10 (19.61%) ISEB
4 3 (5.88%) MCSE
4 3 (5.88%) CCA
4 3 (5.88%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (5.88%) RHCE
5 2 (3.92%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.96%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (25.49%) Active Directory
2 11 (21.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 8 (15.69%) SRDF
4 7 (13.73%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 4 (7.84%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (7.84%) NFS
5 4 (7.84%) VMware ESX
6 3 (5.88%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (5.88%) Veritas File System
6 3 (5.88%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (1.96%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (1.96%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.96%) Xen
Systems Management
1 21 (41.18%) NetBackup
2 11 (21.57%) Netcool
2 11 (21.57%) McAfee ePO
3 10 (19.61%) HP Quality Center
3 10 (19.61%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 9 (17.65%) EMC Navisphere
5 8 (15.69%) EMC TimeFinder
6 5 (9.80%) Tivoli
6 5 (9.80%) Puppet
7 4 (7.84%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (5.88%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 3 (5.88%) SCOM
9 2 (3.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 1 (1.96%) Backup Exec
10 1 (1.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (1.96%) ARCserve
10 1 (1.96%) Legato
10 1 (1.96%) HP Data Protector
10 1 (1.96%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (1.96%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 16 (31.37%) Citrix
2 15 (29.41%) EMC
2 15 (29.41%) IBM
3 13 (25.49%) HP
4 12 (23.53%) Microsoft
4 12 (23.53%) Red Hat
5 11 (21.57%) McAfee
6 10 (19.61%) Brocade
6 10 (19.61%) VMware
6 10 (19.61%) NetApp
7 8 (15.69%) Oracle
8 4 (7.84%) CA
8 4 (7.84%) Cisco
8 4 (7.84%) Sun
9 3 (5.88%) Altiris
9 3 (5.88%) Compaq
9 3 (5.88%) Intel
9 3 (5.88%) Hitachi
10 2 (3.92%) Symantec
10 2 (3.92%) Remedy