The first table below looks at the demand for Veritas File System skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Veritas File System over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Veritas File System (VxFS)
Rank 588 547 580
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +33
Contract jobs citing Veritas File System 6 23 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.045% 0.007%
As % of the System Software category 0.11% 0.46% 0.084%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 3
Average daily rate
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£523 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.13% -9.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £388 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
System Software Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
5223 4983 4739
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.55% 9.75% 8.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2889 2527 2269
Average daily rate £325 £345 £337
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.79% +2.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £188 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 610 610 629
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £32.50 £33.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-9.28% +2.94%

Veritas File System
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Veritas File System within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Veritas File System Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Veritas File System
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Veritas File System within the UK.

Veritas File System Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Veritas File System
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Veritas File System within the UK.

Veritas File System Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Veritas File System
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 File System within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 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
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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 -44 6 £523 +44.13% 3
East of England - - - - 1
Camberley - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Watford - - - - 1
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Surrey - - - - 2
South East - - - - 2

Veritas File System
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Veritas File System 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 File System.

1 15 (100.00%) Veritas
2 14 (93.33%) UNIX
2 14 (93.33%) Solaris
2 14 (93.33%) Linux
3 13 (86.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 11 (73.33%) Red Hat
4 11 (73.33%) SAN
5 9 (60.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 7 (46.67%) Finance
6 7 (46.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (40.00%) NetBackup
7 6 (40.00%) Sun
8 5 (33.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (26.67%) VMware
9 4 (26.67%) VMware ESX
9 4 (26.67%) HP
9 4 (26.67%) Oracle
10 3 (20.00%) HPUX
10 3 (20.00%) OpenVMS
10 3 (20.00%) Control-M
10 3 (20.00%) Clustering
10 3 (20.00%) Banking
10 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
10 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
10 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database
11 2 (13.33%) Hedge funds
11 2 (13.33%) NAS
11 2 (13.33%) Cronacle
11 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared

Veritas File System
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Veritas File System 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 File System. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 11 (73.33%) SAN
2 2 (13.33%) NAS
2 2 (13.33%) LDAP
2 2 (13.33%) DNS
3 1 (6.67%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (20.00%) Banking
3 2 (13.33%) Financial Institution
4 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Administrator
1 8 (53.33%) UNIX Administrator
2 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Architect
3 2 (13.33%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Solaris Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Storage Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Web Services
1 1 (6.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Clustering
2 2 (13.33%) Hedge funds
3 1 (6.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (93.33%) UNIX
1 14 (93.33%) Solaris
1 14 (93.33%) Linux
2 7 (46.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (20.00%) HPUX
3 3 (20.00%) OpenVMS
4 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) Migration
2 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
2 1 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (6.67%) High Availability
2 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 13 (86.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 9 (60.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (26.67%) VMware ESX
4 2 (13.33%) Cronacle
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) NetBackup
2 5 (33.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 3 (20.00%) Control-M
4 2 (13.33%) Tivoli
4 2 (13.33%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Veritas
2 11 (73.33%) Red Hat
3 6 (40.00%) Sun
4 4 (26.67%) HP
4 4 (26.67%) Oracle
4 4 (26.67%) VMware
5 2 (13.33%) Symantec
5 2 (13.33%) Dell
6 1 (6.67%) Intel
6 1 (6.67%) NetApp
6 1 (6.67%) Sybase
6 1 (6.67%) SAP
6 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
6 1 (6.67%) Brocade