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 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 659 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP) 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.042% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate £390 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 - -
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
11871 11091 10725
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.24% 19.55% 19.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 7464 6267 6098
Average daily rate £400 £393 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £535 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 398 557 544
Average hourly rate £29.50 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.11% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.14 £49.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 5 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 1 May 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 - 5 £390 - 1
Yorkshire - 3 £400 -
Leeds - 3 £400 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £400 -
London - 2 £390 - 1

VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) HP
1 7 (100.00%) Veritas
1 7 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (85.71%) IBM
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server
3 5 (71.43%) Dell
3 5 (71.43%) SAN
3 5 (71.43%) DNS
3 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
3 5 (71.43%) MySQL
3 5 (71.43%) Project Management
3 5 (71.43%) Enterprise Storage
3 5 (71.43%) Data Centre
4 4 (57.14%) IBM XIV
4 4 (57.14%) F5
4 4 (57.14%) vSphere
4 4 (57.14%) Change Management
4 4 (57.14%) VMware ESX
4 4 (57.14%) Clustering
4 4 (57.14%) Oracle
4 4 (57.14%) Perl
4 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 4 (57.14%) Active Directory

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 (28.57%) Apache
1 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
1 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) DNS
1 5 (71.43%) SAN
2 3 (42.86%) Internet
2 3 (42.86%) NAS
3 2 (28.57%) BGP
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (28.57%) DHCP
3 2 (28.57%) EIGRP
3 2 (28.57%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) LDAP
3 2 (28.57%) MPLS
3 2 (28.57%) OSPF
4 1 (14.29%) FWSM
4 1 (14.29%) HSRP
4 1 (14.29%) VPN
4 1 (14.29%) VRRP
4 1 (14.29%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) MySQL
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) Informix
2 2 (28.57%) MongoDB
2 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
2 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Big Data
3 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
3 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
3 1 (14.29%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 2 (28.57%) Hudson
1 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
1 2 (28.57%) JIRA
1 2 (28.57%) Subversion
2 1 (14.29%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 3 (42.86%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Linux Specialist
1 2 (28.57%) Storage Specialist
1 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Support Team Leader
1 2 (28.57%) Team Leader
1 2 (28.57%) Technical Specialist
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Specialist
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Support Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Virtualisation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (28.57%) LAMP
1 2 (28.57%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Data Centre
1 5 (71.43%) Enterprise Storage
2 4 (57.14%) Clustering
2 4 (57.14%) IBM XIV
3 2 (28.57%) CLARiiON
3 2 (28.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (28.57%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
4 1 (14.29%) Public Cloud
4 1 (14.29%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server
3 2 (28.57%) AIX
3 2 (28.57%) Solaris
3 2 (28.57%) Unix
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Project Management
2 4 (57.14%) Change Management
3 2 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (28.57%) Coaching
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (28.57%) DDoS Mitigation
3 2 (28.57%) High Availability
3 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
3 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
3 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
3 2 (28.57%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) SIEM
4 1 (14.29%) Analytics
4 1 (14.29%) Build Automation
4 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 1 (14.29%) Information Security
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Perl
2 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
2 2 (28.57%) PHP
2 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (42.86%) CCIE
2 3 (42.86%) CCNP
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (28.57%) CCDE
3 2 (28.57%) CCSP
3 2 (28.57%) CISSP
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (28.57%) Sun Certification
3 2 (28.57%) VCP5
4 1 (14.29%) CCNA
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) VMware ESX
2 4 (57.14%) vSphere
3 3 (42.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (28.57%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (28.57%) ISA Server
4 2 (28.57%) KVM
4 2 (28.57%) XenApp
4 2 (28.57%) XenDesktop
5 1 (14.29%) Docker
5 1 (14.29%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) NetBackup
2 2 (28.57%) Backup Exec
2 2 (28.57%) Cacti
2 2 (28.57%) Graphite
2 2 (28.57%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (28.57%) Nagios
2 2 (28.57%) Opsview
2 2 (28.57%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (28.57%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (28.57%) Tivoli
2 2 (28.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (28.57%) WSUS
3 1 (14.29%) Ansible
3 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (14.29%) Puppet
3 1 (14.29%) Salt
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) HP
1 7 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 7 (100.00%) Veritas
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) IBM
3 5 (71.43%) Dell
4 4 (57.14%) F5
4 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 4 (57.14%) Oracle
5 3 (42.86%) NetApp
5 3 (42.86%) Symantec
6 2 (28.57%) Citrix
6 2 (28.57%) EMC
6 2 (28.57%) ServiceNow
6 2 (28.57%) SolarWinds
7 1 (14.29%) Fortinet
7 1 (14.29%) Palo Alto
7 1 (14.29%) Riverbed