The table below looks at the statistics for Veritas Volume Manager 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 Volume Manager over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Veritas Volume Manager (VxVM)
Rank 566 504 500
Rank change year-on-year
-62 -4
Contract jobs citing Veritas Volume Manager 17 49 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.10% 0.087%
As % of the System Software category 0.35% 1.07% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 40 23
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£360 £400 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £325 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £543 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £44.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £44.00 -

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
4912 4593 4221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.63% 9.54% 9.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2683 2338 1944
Average daily rate £375 £350 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £165 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 568 528 756
Average hourly rate £16.25 £16.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -13.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £31.56 £37.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -11.42%

Veritas Volume Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Veritas Volume Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Veritas Volume Manager
Daily Rate Trend

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

Veritas Volume Manager Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Veritas Volume Manager
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Veritas Volume Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Veritas Volume Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Veritas Volume Manager
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Veritas Volume Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Veritas Volume Manager
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Veritas Volume Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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 -49 15 £360 -8.86% 2
London -41 8 £360 -8.80% 2
South East - 3 £248 -
West Midlands - 2 £360 -
Kent - 2 - -
City of London +5 1 £313 -22.69%
Coventry - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Watford - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
East of England - - - -

Veritas Volume Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Veritas Volume Manager 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 Volume Manager.

1 51 (92.73%) Veritas
2 41 (74.55%) Linux
3 39 (70.91%) UNIX
4 37 (67.27%) Solaris
5 34 (61.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 30 (54.55%) Clustering
7 27 (49.09%) TCP/IP
8 26 (47.27%) HP
8 26 (47.27%) SAN
9 25 (45.45%) Banking
10 24 (43.64%) EMC
11 23 (41.82%) VMware
12 21 (38.18%) Sun
13 20 (36.36%) NetBackup
14 19 (34.55%) Red Hat
15 17 (30.91%) Shell Script
15 17 (30.91%) SUSE
15 17 (30.91%) Finance
15 17 (30.91%) Disaster Recovery
16 15 (27.27%) Firewall
16 15 (27.27%) Microsoft
16 15 (27.27%) Windows
17 14 (25.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 13 (23.64%) Windows Server 2008
18 13 (23.64%) Windows Server 2012
18 13 (23.64%) Investment Banking
18 13 (23.64%) MCSE
18 13 (23.64%) SQL Server
18 13 (23.64%) IIS
18 13 (23.64%) Citrix

Veritas Volume Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Veritas Volume Manager 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 Volume Manager. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (23.64%) IIS
2 10 (18.18%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.82%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 27 (49.09%) TCP/IP
2 26 (47.27%) SAN
3 15 (27.27%) Firewall
4 12 (21.82%) LDAP
5 7 (12.73%) DNS
5 7 (12.73%) NAS
6 5 (9.09%) DHCP
7 1 (1.82%) FTP
7 1 (1.82%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (23.64%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 25 (45.45%) Banking
2 17 (30.91%) Finance
3 13 (23.64%) Investment Banking
4 3 (5.45%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.64%) Marketing
5 2 (3.64%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.82%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 25 (45.45%) Administrator
2 21 (38.18%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 21 (38.18%) UNIX Administrator
3 18 (32.73%) Systems Administrator
4 12 (21.82%) Wintel Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) Solaris Administrator
6 4 (7.27%) UNIX Support
6 4 (7.27%) Linux Administrator
7 3 (5.45%) Solaris Systems Administrator
7 3 (5.45%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 2 (3.64%) UNIX Specialist
8 2 (3.64%) UNIX Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Support Specialist
8 2 (3.64%) Analyst
9 1 (1.82%) Technical Support
9 1 (1.82%) Build Engineer
9 1 (1.82%) Team Leader
9 1 (1.82%) Technical Specialist
9 1 (1.82%) UNIX Technical Specialist
9 1 (1.82%) UNIX Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.64%) YAML
2 1 (1.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 30 (54.55%) Clustering
2 12 (21.82%) Symmetrix DMX
2 12 (21.82%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (18.18%) Wiki
4 6 (10.91%) HACMP
5 3 (5.45%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.64%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (1.82%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 41 (74.55%) Linux
2 39 (70.91%) UNIX
3 37 (67.27%) Solaris
4 17 (30.91%) SUSE
5 15 (27.27%) Windows
6 14 (25.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (23.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (23.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (23.64%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (18.18%) AIX
9 8 (14.55%) HPUX
10 1 (1.82%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.91%) Disaster Recovery
2 12 (21.82%) Change Control
3 9 (16.36%) Time Management
4 6 (10.91%) Migration
5 4 (7.27%) Performance Analysis
5 4 (7.27%) Project Management
6 2 (3.64%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (3.64%) Programme Management
6 2 (3.64%) High Availability
6 2 (3.64%) BCP
6 2 (3.64%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (1.82%) ITIL
7 1 (1.82%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.82%) Change Management
7 1 (1.82%) Server Monitoring
7 1 (1.82%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (1.82%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 17 (30.91%) Shell Script
2 12 (21.82%) Korn
3 11 (20.00%) Perl
4 2 (3.64%) Ruby
4 2 (3.64%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.64%) PHP
5 1 (1.82%) Python
5 1 (1.82%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 13 (23.64%) MCSE
1 13 (23.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (16.36%) Security Cleared
3 7 (12.73%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 34 (61.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 8 (14.55%) NFS
3 7 (12.73%) vSphere
4 5 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (7.27%) Veritas File System
6 3 (5.45%) VMware ESX
6 3 (5.45%) XenApp
7 2 (3.64%) Samba
8 1 (1.82%) Sendmail
8 1 (1.82%) Xen
8 1 (1.82%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 20 (36.36%) NetBackup
2 5 (9.09%) Puppet
2 5 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (7.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (3.64%) Control-M
4 2 (3.64%) Tivoli
4 2 (3.64%) Legato
4 2 (3.64%) OpenView
5 1 (1.82%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (1.82%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (1.82%) BladeLogic
5 1 (1.82%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 1 (1.82%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 51 (92.73%) Veritas
2 26 (47.27%) HP
3 24 (43.64%) EMC
4 23 (41.82%) VMware
5 21 (38.18%) Sun
6 19 (34.55%) Red Hat
7 15 (27.27%) Microsoft
8 13 (23.64%) Citrix
9 9 (16.36%) IBM
10 5 (9.09%) Symantec
11 4 (7.27%) Oracle
12 3 (5.45%) 3PAR
13 2 (3.64%) SAP
13 2 (3.64%) Dell
14 1 (1.82%) BMC