The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Qualifications currently tracked.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP) 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - - -
As % of the Qualifications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10976 8669 10495
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.50% 18.17% 17.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 6208 4593 5416
Average daily rate £375 £363 £399
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -9.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 551 472 579
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%

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 8 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 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
Leeds - - - - 1
Reading - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1
South East - - - -
England - - - - 1

VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) Solaris
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Sun
1 3 (100.00%) EMC
1 3 (100.00%) Veritas
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
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%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (66.67%) Celerra
2 2 (66.67%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) Bourne shell
2 2 (66.67%) Software Deployment
2 2 (66.67%) NAS
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) SSH
2 2 (66.67%) CLARiiON
2 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) FTP
2 2 (66.67%) NFS
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Perl

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) NAS
1 2 (66.67%) SSH
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
1 2 (66.67%) FTP
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Solaris Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Celerra
1 2 (66.67%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) Solaris
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Software Deployment
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Bourne shell
1 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
1 2 (66.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (33.33%) RHCE
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) NFS
3 1 (33.33%) Xen
3 1 (33.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (33.33%) KVM
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (66.67%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (33.33%) Legato
3 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Sun
1 3 (100.00%) EMC
1 3 (100.00%) Veritas
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) CommVault
3 1 (33.33%) Symantec