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 17 January 2017 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.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
UK
Rank - 616 609
Contract jobs citing VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP) 0 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.004% 0.006%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.019% 0.029%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Median daily rate - £353 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -17.05%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £353 £350
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
9129 10493 10262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.39% 21.03% 20.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 5787 6368 6017
Median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 466 498 495
Median hourly rate £29.00 £35.00 £18.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +93.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.05 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £39.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-25.64% +105.26%

VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP) as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP) also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP).

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Veritas
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (80.00%) SAN
2 4 (80.00%) MCSE
2 4 (80.00%) VCP5
2 4 (80.00%) VCP6
2 4 (80.00%) VCAP
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) NAS
3 3 (60.00%) VMware ESX
3 3 (60.00%) Advertising
4 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (20.00%) Symantec
5 1 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (20.00%) Data Management
5 1 (20.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (20.00%) vSphere
5 1 (20.00%) FCoE
5 1 (20.00%) iSCSI
5 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (20.00%) Service Management
5 1 (20.00%) Change Management
5 1 (20.00%) Finance

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) SAN
2 3 (60.00%) NAS
3 1 (20.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (20.00%) FCoE
3 1 (20.00%) iSCSI
General
1 3 (60.00%) Advertising
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Administrator
1 4 (80.00%) Backup Administrator
1 4 (80.00%) Senior VMWare Administrator
1 4 (80.00%) VMWare Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) NetBackup Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Unix Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Veritas Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Coaching
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Data Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (80.00%) MCSE
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (80.00%) VCAP
2 4 (80.00%) VCP5
2 4 (80.00%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (20.00%) NFS
3 1 (20.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Veritas
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) Symantec