The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Veritas Volume Manager (VxVM)
Rank 562 480 543
Rank change year-on-year
-82 +63
Contract jobs citing Veritas Volume Manager 10 86 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.17% 0.083%
As % of the System Software category 0.20% 1.72% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 59 36
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £327 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £561 £453 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +21.60%
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
5082 4990 4772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.57% 9.81% 8.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2782 2511 2250
Average daily rate £325 £344 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.52% +2.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 610 619 658
Average hourly rate £15.75 £18.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.86% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £32.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%

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 22 July 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 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 22 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 -85 8 £450 +12.50% 8
London -42 7 £450 +12.50% 7
City of London +9 4 £450 +12.50% 5
East of England - 1 £600 -
South East - - - - 1
Redhill - - - -
Rickmansworth - - - -
Watford - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
Dunstable - - - -

Veritas Volume Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 47 (100.00%) Veritas
2 44 (93.62%) UNIX
3 41 (87.23%) Linux
4 38 (80.85%) Solaris
5 29 (61.70%) Red Hat
6 28 (59.57%) SAN
7 26 (55.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 25 (53.19%) Oracle
9 24 (51.06%) Sun
10 22 (46.81%) HP
10 22 (46.81%) EMC
10 22 (46.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 20 (42.55%) Perl
12 19 (40.43%) VMware
12 19 (40.43%) Clustering
12 19 (40.43%) VMware Infrastructure
13 17 (36.17%) Banking
14 16 (34.04%) NetBackup
15 13 (27.66%) Finance
16 12 (25.53%) IBM
16 12 (25.53%) VMware ESX
16 12 (25.53%) NAS
17 11 (23.40%) Investment Banking
17 11 (23.40%) Veritas Storage Foundation
17 11 (23.40%) Veritas File System
18 10 (21.28%) TCP/IP
18 10 (21.28%) BMC
18 10 (21.28%) Symantec
19 9 (19.15%) SQL
19 9 (19.15%) Windows

Veritas Volume Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 6 (12.77%) WebLogic
2 5 (10.64%) Tomcat
3 3 (6.38%) WebSphere
4 2 (4.26%) Apache
5 1 (2.13%) SAS
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (2.13%) IBM HTTP Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 28 (59.57%) SAN
2 12 (25.53%) NAS
3 10 (21.28%) TCP/IP
4 5 (10.64%) DNS
4 5 (10.64%) LDAP
5 4 (8.51%) Firewall
6 3 (6.38%) LAN
7 2 (4.26%) Kerberos
8 1 (2.13%) DHCP
8 1 (2.13%) FTP
8 1 (2.13%) HTTP
8 1 (2.13%) SSL
8 1 (2.13%) VPN
8 1 (2.13%) SSH
8 1 (2.13%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (2.13%) Cisco PIX
8 1 (2.13%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (2.13%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.89%) Oracle Database
2 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database 12c
2 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (4.26%) TKPROF
4 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.13%) KDB
4 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.13%) MySQL
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.13%) DB2
4 1 (2.13%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Toad
2 1 (2.13%) JMeter
2 1 (2.13%) JIRA
2 1 (2.13%) JUnit
General
1 17 (36.17%) Banking
2 13 (27.66%) Finance
3 11 (23.40%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.26%) Retail
4 2 (4.26%) Financial Institution
4 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.13%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (38.30%) Administrator
2 12 (25.53%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 11 (23.40%) UNIX Administrator
3 11 (23.40%) Systems Administrator
4 7 (14.89%) Architect
4 7 (14.89%) UNIX Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (8.51%) Consultant
6 4 (8.51%) Solaris Administrator
6 4 (8.51%) Linux Administrator
7 3 (6.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 2 (4.26%) SAN Storage Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) UNIX Consultant
8 2 (4.26%) EMC Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Storage Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) SAN Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) UNIX Support
8 2 (4.26%) Linux Consultant
8 2 (4.26%) Linux Support
8 2 (4.26%) Solaris Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.02%) Middleware
2 5 (10.64%) Web Services
3 3 (6.38%) CSS
4 2 (4.26%) XML
4 2 (4.26%) HTML
4 2 (4.26%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (2.13%) CORBA
5 1 (2.13%) SOAP
5 1 (2.13%) Xerces
5 1 (2.13%) Xalan
5 1 (2.13%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (2.13%) wxWidgets
Miscellaneous
1 19 (40.43%) Clustering
2 8 (17.02%) Management Information System
2 8 (17.02%) CLARiiON
3 5 (10.64%) Replication
4 3 (6.38%) CMDB
5 2 (4.26%) Celerra
5 2 (4.26%) Symmetrix
5 2 (4.26%) Hedge funds
5 2 (4.26%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (4.26%) HACMP
6 1 (2.13%) LPAR
6 1 (2.13%) Symmetrix DMX
6 1 (2.13%) HP StorageWorks
Operating Systems
1 44 (93.62%) UNIX
2 41 (87.23%) Linux
3 38 (80.85%) Solaris
4 22 (46.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (19.15%) HPUX
5 9 (19.15%) Windows
6 7 (14.89%) AIX
7 5 (10.64%) VMS
8 3 (6.38%) OpenVMS
8 3 (6.38%) SUSE
9 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (2.13%) Debian
10 1 (2.13%) Ubuntu
10 1 (2.13%) OpenSolaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.15%) Migration
2 6 (12.77%) Change Management
2 6 (12.77%) ITIL
3 5 (10.64%) Load Balancing
4 4 (8.51%) Asset Management
4 4 (8.51%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.26%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (4.26%) PRINCE2
5 2 (4.26%) Project Management
5 2 (4.26%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.13%) Business Continuity
6 1 (2.13%) Service Management
6 1 (2.13%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.13%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 20 (42.55%) Perl
2 9 (19.15%) SQL
3 7 (14.89%) Korn
3 7 (14.89%) Bash Shell
4 5 (10.64%) Shell Script
5 3 (6.38%) Java
5 3 (6.38%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.13%) Python
6 1 (2.13%) Lisp
6 1 (2.13%) PHP
6 1 (2.13%) C#
6 1 (2.13%) C++
6 1 (2.13%) Ruby
6 1 (2.13%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 5 (10.64%) OCP
1 5 (10.64%) OCA
1 5 (10.64%) Oracle Certification
2 4 (8.51%) SC Cleared
2 4 (8.51%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.26%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) SLA
2 1 (2.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 26 (55.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 19 (40.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (25.53%) VMware ESX
4 11 (23.40%) Veritas File System
5 5 (10.64%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (10.64%) NFS
6 4 (8.51%) SRDF
7 3 (6.38%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (6.38%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (4.26%) Cronacle
9 1 (2.13%) Xen
9 1 (2.13%) Samba
9 1 (2.13%) Snort
9 1 (2.13%) Squid
9 1 (2.13%) qmail
9 1 (2.13%) Sendmail
9 1 (2.13%) KVM
9 1 (2.13%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 16 (34.04%) NetBackup
2 11 (23.40%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 7 (14.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 7 (14.89%) BMC PATROL
4 6 (12.77%) Control-M
4 6 (12.77%) Legato
4 6 (12.77%) Tivoli
4 6 (12.77%) EMC NetWorker
5 5 (10.64%) HP Data Protector
6 4 (8.51%) Puppet
6 4 (8.51%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (6.38%) Data Guard
8 2 (4.26%) Ionix
8 2 (4.26%) OpenView
9 1 (2.13%) Nessus
9 1 (2.13%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 47 (100.00%) Veritas
2 29 (61.70%) Red Hat
3 25 (53.19%) Oracle
4 24 (51.06%) Sun
5 22 (46.81%) HP
5 22 (46.81%) EMC
6 19 (40.43%) VMware
7 12 (25.53%) IBM
8 10 (21.28%) BMC
8 10 (21.28%) Symantec
9 6 (12.77%) Cisco
9 6 (12.77%) NetApp
9 6 (12.77%) Sybase
10 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
10 5 (10.64%) F5
11 4 (8.51%) Hitachi
11 4 (8.51%) Northgate
11 4 (8.51%) Intel
12 2 (4.26%) Dell
12 2 (4.26%) CommVault
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