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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Veritas Volume Manager (VxVM)
Rank 581 492 547
Rank change year-on-year
-89 +55
Contract jobs citing Veritas Volume Manager 20 83 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.16% 0.095%
As % of the System Software category 0.38% 1.62% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 56 44
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£450 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £306 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £456 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £513 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
+20.58% +21.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.75 - -

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
5325 5115 4873
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.61% 9.62% 8.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3003 2634 2354
Average daily rate £325 £340 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £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 618 581 607
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%
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 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.71
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +4.72%

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 20 August 2014.

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 16 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 20 August 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 -92 18 £450 +12.50% 15
London -38 10 £450 +12.50% 12
City of London +26 5 £450 +12.50% 7
Surrey 0 2 £513 +17.14% 3
South East -10 2 £513 +17.14% 3
East of England - 1 £600 -
North West - - - -
Camberley - - - -
Chester - - - -
Dunstable - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Rickmansworth - - - -
Watford - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -

Veritas Volume Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 42 (100.00%) Veritas
2 37 (88.10%) Linux
3 36 (85.71%) UNIX
4 32 (76.19%) Solaris
5 31 (73.81%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 24 (57.14%) Red Hat
7 19 (45.24%) EMC
7 19 (45.24%) SAN
8 16 (38.10%) HP
8 16 (38.10%) Oracle
9 15 (35.71%) Sun
9 15 (35.71%) Banking
9 15 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 14 (33.33%) Finance
10 14 (33.33%) TCP/IP
11 12 (28.57%) Perl
11 12 (28.57%) VMware
11 12 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
12 11 (26.19%) NAS
12 11 (26.19%) Clustering
12 11 (26.19%) IBM
13 10 (23.81%) LDAP
13 10 (23.81%) Shell Script
13 10 (23.81%) NetBackup
14 9 (21.43%) Veritas File System
14 9 (21.43%) Investment Banking
15 8 (19.05%) SUSE
15 8 (19.05%) AIX
16 7 (16.67%) Migration
16 7 (16.67%) Veritas Storage Foundation

Veritas Volume Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 3 (7.14%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.76%) WebLogic
2 2 (4.76%) IIS
2 2 (4.76%) Apache
2 2 (4.76%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.38%) SAS
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (2.38%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (2.38%) TorqueBox
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 19 (45.24%) SAN
2 14 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 11 (26.19%) NAS
4 10 (23.81%) LDAP
5 5 (11.90%) DNS
6 3 (7.14%) Firewall
7 2 (4.76%) Kerberos
7 2 (4.76%) DHCP
8 1 (2.38%) FTP
8 1 (2.38%) HTTP
8 1 (2.38%) SSL
8 1 (2.38%) VPN
8 1 (2.38%) NetScreen
8 1 (2.38%) SSH
8 1 (2.38%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (2.38%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 3 (7.14%) Oracle Database 12c
2 3 (7.14%) MySQL
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (4.76%) TKPROF
4 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.38%) KDB
4 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.38%) DB2
4 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Toad
2 1 (2.38%) JMeter
2 1 (2.38%) JIRA
2 1 (2.38%) JUnit
General
1 15 (35.71%) Banking
2 14 (33.33%) Finance
3 9 (21.43%) Investment Banking
4 4 (9.52%) Telecoms
5 2 (4.76%) Manufacturing
5 2 (4.76%) Retail
5 2 (4.76%) Marketing
6 1 (2.38%) International Banking
6 1 (2.38%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 14 (33.33%) Administrator
2 11 (26.19%) Systems Administrator
3 9 (21.43%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 8 (19.05%) Solaris Administrator
5 6 (14.29%) UNIX Administrator
5 6 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
6 5 (11.90%) Solaris Systems Administrator
6 5 (11.90%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 4 (9.52%) Consultant
7 4 (9.52%) Architect
8 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (7.14%) UNIX Support
8 3 (7.14%) UNIX Engineer
9 2 (4.76%) UNIX Consultant
9 2 (4.76%) EMC Engineer
9 2 (4.76%) Storage Engineer
9 2 (4.76%) SAN Engineer
9 2 (4.76%) Oracle DBA
9 2 (4.76%) Linux Support
9 2 (4.76%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) HTML
1 2 (4.76%) Web Services
1 2 (4.76%) XML
1 2 (4.76%) WebSphere MQ
1 2 (4.76%) Middleware
1 2 (4.76%) YAML
2 1 (2.38%) Xerces
2 1 (2.38%) Xalan
2 1 (2.38%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (2.38%) wxWidgets
2 1 (2.38%) CORBA
2 1 (2.38%) CSS
2 1 (2.38%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.19%) Clustering
2 6 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 4 (9.52%) HACMP
4 3 (7.14%) CLARiiON
5 2 (4.76%) Symmetrix
5 2 (4.76%) Celerra
5 2 (4.76%) Symmetrix DMX
5 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (2.38%) Hedge funds
6 1 (2.38%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 37 (88.10%) Linux
2 36 (85.71%) UNIX
3 32 (76.19%) Solaris
4 15 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (19.05%) SUSE
5 8 (19.05%) AIX
6 6 (14.29%) Windows
7 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (7.14%) OpenVMS
8 3 (7.14%) HPUX
9 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (2.38%) Debian
10 1 (2.38%) Ubuntu
10 1 (2.38%) OpenSolaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (16.67%) Migration
2 5 (11.90%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (9.52%) Project Management
4 3 (7.14%) ITIL
4 3 (7.14%) Change Management
4 3 (7.14%) Asset Management
5 2 (4.76%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (4.76%) Time Management
5 2 (4.76%) High Availability
5 2 (4.76%) Change Control
5 2 (4.76%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (4.76%) Programme Management
5 2 (4.76%) PRINCE2
5 2 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.38%) Service Management
6 1 (2.38%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.38%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.38%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (28.57%) Perl
2 10 (23.81%) Shell Script
3 5 (11.90%) SQL
4 4 (9.52%) Korn
4 4 (9.52%) Bash Shell
5 3 (7.14%) Java
5 3 (7.14%) Ruby
5 3 (7.14%) PHP
5 3 (7.14%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.38%) C#
6 1 (2.38%) C++
6 1 (2.38%) Python
6 1 (2.38%) Lisp
6 1 (2.38%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) SC Cleared
1 4 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.76%) MCSE
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) SLA
1 1 (2.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 31 (73.81%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 12 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (21.43%) Veritas File System
4 5 (11.90%) VMware ESX
5 4 (9.52%) NFS
6 3 (7.14%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (7.14%) SRDF
7 1 (2.38%) KVM
7 1 (2.38%) OpenSSH
7 1 (2.38%) Snort
7 1 (2.38%) Squid
7 1 (2.38%) Cronacle
7 1 (2.38%) Xen
7 1 (2.38%) Samba
7 1 (2.38%) qmail
7 1 (2.38%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 10 (23.81%) NetBackup
2 7 (16.67%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 6 (14.29%) Puppet
3 6 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (11.90%) BMC PATROL
5 4 (9.52%) Control-M
6 3 (7.14%) Legato
6 3 (7.14%) Tivoli
6 3 (7.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (7.14%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (7.14%) Data Guard
7 2 (4.76%) Ionix
7 2 (4.76%) OpenView
8 1 (2.38%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (2.38%) Nessus
8 1 (2.38%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 42 (100.00%) Veritas
2 24 (57.14%) Red Hat
3 19 (45.24%) EMC
4 16 (38.10%) Oracle
4 16 (38.10%) HP
5 15 (35.71%) Sun
6 12 (28.57%) VMware
7 11 (26.19%) IBM
8 6 (14.29%) Symantec
9 5 (11.90%) BMC
10 3 (7.14%) NetApp
10 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
11 2 (4.76%) Sybase
11 2 (4.76%) SAP
11 2 (4.76%) CommVault
11 2 (4.76%) Hitachi
11 2 (4.76%) Citrix
12 1 (2.38%) Intel
12 1 (2.38%) Nokia
12 1 (2.38%) JBoss
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