The table below looks at the statistics for VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP) in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP) over the 3 months to 13 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 620 592 574
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -18
Contract jobs citing VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP) 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.002% 0.004%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.028% 0.010% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Average daily rate £353 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% -6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £350 -
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10721 10370 9716
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.15% 20.27% 19.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 6618 5988 5227
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £569 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 465 491 446
Average hourly rate £37.50 £21.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.57% +10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £47.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+77.77% +28.57%

VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP) within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP) Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP) within the UK.

VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP) Daily Rate Trend in the UK

VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP) within the UK.

VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP) Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP) within the UK over the 3 months to 13 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
England +6 3 £353 +0.71%
South East +10 2 £353 +0.71%
Slough - 2 £353 -
Berkshire - 2 £353 -
Yorkshire - 1 £400 -
Leeds - 1 £400 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £400 -

VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP) 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 Certified Professional (VCP).

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Veritas
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
1 3 (100.00%) Change Management
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 3 (100.00%) Clustering
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Enterprise Storage
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (66.67%) Forefront TMG
2 2 (66.67%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) XenDesktop
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) VCP5
2 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) ServiceNow
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (66.67%) Coaching
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008

VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP) 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 Certified Professional (VCP). Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) BGP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) FWSM
2 1 (33.33%) HSRP
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS
2 1 (33.33%) OSPF
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Informix
2 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (33.33%) Redis
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Hudson
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 1 (33.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Support Team Leader
1 2 (66.67%) Team Leader
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
1 1 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Clustering
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (100.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) AIX
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Change Management
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Coaching
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Build Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) DDoS Mitigation
3 1 (33.33%) High Availability
3 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (33.33%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (66.67%) VCP5
3 1 (33.33%) CCIE
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) CCSP
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Forefront TMG
2 2 (66.67%) ISA Server
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) XenDesktop
3 1 (33.33%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Backup Exec
1 2 (66.67%) HP Data Protector
1 2 (66.67%) ServiceCenter
1 2 (66.67%) Tivoli
1 2 (66.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (66.67%) WSUS
2 1 (33.33%) Cacti
2 1 (33.33%) Graphite
2 1 (33.33%) Nagios
2 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
2 1 (33.33%) Opsview
2 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (100.00%) Veritas
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Dell
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) NetApp
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) ServiceNow
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec
3 1 (33.33%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) Fortinet
3 1 (33.33%) Palo Alto
3 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds