The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 September 2014 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Veritas File System (VxFS)
Rank 593 548 584
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +36
Contract jobs citing Veritas File System 9 35 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.066% 0.009%
As % of the System Software category 0.17% 0.68% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 20 3
Average daily rate
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£523 £356 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% -20.83%
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 System Software category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

System Software Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
5388 5153 4826
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.53% 9.65% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3032 2669 2339
Average daily rate £325 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 634 585 588
Average hourly rate £16.84 £17.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.77% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £32.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

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 1 September 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 -40 9 £523 +46.66% 1
Camberley - - - -
Chester - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
North West - - - -
South East - - - - 1

Veritas File System
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 19 (100.00%) Veritas
2 18 (94.74%) UNIX
2 18 (94.74%) Solaris
2 18 (94.74%) Linux
3 17 (89.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 14 (73.68%) Red Hat
5 12 (63.16%) SAN
6 11 (57.89%) NetBackup
7 10 (52.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (42.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 8 (42.11%) Finance
9 7 (36.84%) Banking
9 7 (36.84%) Migration
10 5 (26.32%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 5 (26.32%) Sun
11 4 (21.05%) HP
11 4 (21.05%) Oracle
11 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
11 4 (21.05%) VMware
11 4 (21.05%) VMware ESX
11 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
12 3 (15.79%) NAS
12 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database 12c
12 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database
12 3 (15.79%) Control-M
12 3 (15.79%) Shell Script
12 3 (15.79%) HPUX
12 3 (15.79%) DNS
12 3 (15.79%) LDAP
12 3 (15.79%) OpenVMS

Veritas File System
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (5.26%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 12 (63.16%) SAN
2 3 (15.79%) NAS
2 3 (15.79%) LDAP
2 3 (15.79%) DNS
3 2 (10.53%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database 12c
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database
General
1 8 (42.11%) Finance
2 7 (36.84%) Banking
3 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
4 2 (10.53%) Investment Banking
4 2 (10.53%) Marketing
4 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Administrator
1 11 (57.89%) UNIX Administrator
2 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (15.79%) Architect
2 3 (15.79%) Solaris Administrator
3 1 (5.26%) Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) Storage Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Web Services
1 1 (5.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Replication
1 1 (5.26%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 18 (94.74%) UNIX
1 18 (94.74%) Solaris
1 18 (94.74%) Linux
2 10 (52.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (15.79%) HPUX
3 3 (15.79%) OpenVMS
4 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Migration
2 2 (10.53%) Programme Management
2 2 (10.53%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (10.53%) High Availability
3 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) Shell Script
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 17 (89.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 8 (42.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 4 (21.05%) VMware ESX
3 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (57.89%) NetBackup
2 5 (26.32%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 3 (15.79%) Control-M
4 2 (10.53%) Tivoli
4 2 (10.53%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Veritas
2 14 (73.68%) Red Hat
3 5 (26.32%) Sun
4 4 (21.05%) HP
4 4 (21.05%) Oracle
4 4 (21.05%) VMware
5 2 (10.53%) Symantec
5 2 (10.53%) SAP
6 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.26%) Sybase
6 1 (5.26%) Intel
6 1 (5.26%) NetApp
6 1 (5.26%) Brocade