The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Veritas products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Veritas over the 3 months to 19 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Veritas Software.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Veritas
Rank 482 386 370
Rank change year-on-year
-96 -16
Contract jobs citing Veritas 130 207 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.39% 0.43%
As % of the Vendors category 0.49% 0.84% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 142 162
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £335 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £472 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £365 £353
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +3.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 9
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.50 £15.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +123.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.20 £35.50 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.50 £15.57
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +128.03%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
26411 24620 26895
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.85% 46.66% 46.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 14970 13786 13658
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1179 1110 1356
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

Veritas
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Veritas Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Veritas
Daily Rate Trend

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

Veritas Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Veritas
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Veritas within the UK over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Veritas Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Veritas
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Veritas Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Veritas
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Veritas within the UK over the 3 months to 19 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -88 109 £400 +3.89% 31
London -74 61 £400 +2.30% 16
South East +9 29 £456 +19.67% 7
City of London +10 22 £400 +6.66% 7
Scotland -5 21 £333 -5.67% 5
Hampshire -7 16 £365 -1.35%
North East -18 15 £332 - 1
Durham - 12 - - 1
Peterlee - 8 - -
East of England -16 7 £600 +215.78%
Hertfordshire -19 6 - -
Reading +19 5 £200 -52.94% 5
Berkshire +12 5 £200 -52.94% 6
Surrey -9 5 £525 +31.25%
Kent -1 4 £506 +2.53%
Glasgow -11 3 £338 - 1
Harrow - 2 £400 -
Camberley - 1 £450 -
Southampton - 1 - -
Staines - - - -
Wakefield - - - -
Warwick - - - -
Watford - - - -
Woking - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Dorset - - - -
Pontefract - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -

Veritas
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Veritas 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.

1 132 (54.10%) UNIX
2 129 (52.87%) Solaris
3 123 (50.41%) Linux
4 110 (45.08%) NetBackup
5 105 (43.03%) Windows
6 97 (39.75%) SAN
7 80 (32.79%) Finance
8 73 (29.92%) Clustering
9 72 (29.51%) Active Directory
9 72 (29.51%) Microsoft
10 71 (29.10%) Red Hat
11 70 (28.69%) HP
11 70 (28.69%) VMware
12 68 (27.87%) Citrix
12 68 (27.87%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 63 (25.82%) SQL
14 57 (23.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 53 (21.72%) Security Cleared
16 48 (19.67%) Tivoli
17 47 (19.26%) Oracle
18 45 (18.44%) VMware Infrastructure
19 44 (18.03%) SQL Server
19 44 (18.03%) Windows Server 2003
19 44 (18.03%) DNS
20 43 (17.62%) EMC
20 43 (17.62%) NAS
21 42 (17.21%) Banking
21 42 (17.21%) Control-M
22 41 (16.80%) Veritas Volume Manager
23 40 (16.39%) Windows Server 2008

Veritas
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Veritas 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 24 (9.84%) MS Exchange
2 18 (7.38%) IIS
3 17 (6.97%) SharePoint
4 14 (5.74%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (4.51%) Apache
6 8 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (2.46%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (2.05%) SharePoint Server
8 5 (2.05%) Office Communications Server
8 5 (2.05%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.82%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.82%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2000
10 1 (0.41%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.41%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (0.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 1 (0.41%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.41%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (4.10%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.69%) MS Office
3 1 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.64%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.41%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.82%) SaaS
2 1 (0.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 97 (39.75%) SAN
2 44 (18.03%) DNS
3 43 (17.62%) NAS
4 34 (13.93%) LDAP
5 30 (12.30%) Firewall
6 29 (11.89%) TCP/IP
7 21 (8.61%) DHCP
8 16 (6.56%) IPsec
9 9 (3.69%) Fibre Channel
10 6 (2.46%) Internet
10 6 (2.46%) iSCSI
11 4 (1.64%) FCoE
12 3 (1.23%) Connectrix
12 3 (1.23%) Wireless
12 3 (1.23%) SSL
12 3 (1.23%) WAN
13 2 (0.82%) LAN
13 2 (0.82%) Kerberos
13 2 (0.82%) VPN
13 2 (0.82%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (18.03%) SQL Server
2 23 (9.43%) Oracle Database
3 16 (6.56%) SQL Server 2000
4 13 (5.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 13 (5.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 12 (4.92%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (4.51%) Oracle Database 10g
7 8 (3.28%) MySQL
7 8 (3.28%) RDBMS
7 8 (3.28%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.64%) Sybase IQ
8 4 (1.64%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 4 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (1.64%) Sybase ASE
8 4 (1.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.82%) Informix
10 2 (0.82%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 10 (4.10%) WinRunner
1 10 (4.10%) TestDirector
1 10 (4.10%) QuickTest Pro
2 6 (2.46%) Toad
2 6 (2.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 6 (2.46%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.05%) Subversion
4 3 (1.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (0.82%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 80 (32.79%) Finance
2 42 (17.21%) Banking
3 31 (12.70%) Financial Institution
4 17 (6.97%) Investment Banking
5 14 (5.74%) Telecoms
6 9 (3.69%) Games
7 8 (3.28%) Retail
8 5 (2.05%) Advertising
9 4 (1.64%) Legal
9 4 (1.64%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.82%) Marketing
11 1 (0.41%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (20.90%) Administrator
2 43 (17.62%) Analyst
3 32 (13.11%) UNIX Administrator
4 30 (12.30%) Operations Analyst
5 21 (8.61%) Systems Administrator
6 20 (8.20%) Support Engineer
7 19 (7.79%) DBA
8 15 (6.15%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 15 (6.15%) Linux Engineer
9 13 (5.33%) UNIX Engineer
10 12 (4.92%) Wintel Engineer
10 12 (4.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 10 (4.10%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 10 (4.10%) Architect
11 10 (4.10%) Linux Administrator
12 9 (3.69%) UNIX Support
12 9 (3.69%) Systems Engineer
13 8 (3.28%) Integration Engineer
13 8 (3.28%) Storage Engineer
14 7 (2.87%) Solaris Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (6.15%) Middleware
2 5 (2.05%) YAML
2 5 (2.05%) HTML
3 4 (1.64%) Web Services
4 3 (1.23%) LAMP
4 3 (1.23%) XML
4 3 (1.23%) CSS
4 3 (1.23%) .NET
5 2 (0.82%) ADO.NET
5 2 (0.82%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.82%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (0.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (0.82%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (0.82%) WCF
5 2 (0.82%) Software Packaging
5 2 (0.82%) .NET Framework
5 2 (0.82%) Ajax
6 1 (0.41%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle Streams
6 1 (0.41%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 73 (29.92%) Clustering
2 30 (12.30%) Hedge funds
3 24 (9.84%) Replication
4 12 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (4.51%) Blackberry
6 8 (3.28%) AS400
6 8 (3.28%) SecurID
6 8 (3.28%) VAX
7 7 (2.87%) Online Games
7 7 (2.87%) Management Information System
8 6 (2.46%) CLARiiON
9 5 (2.05%) PDA
9 5 (2.05%) Symmetrix DMX
9 5 (2.05%) HACMP
10 4 (1.64%) Client/Server
11 3 (1.23%) Fat Client
11 3 (1.23%) Open Source
11 3 (1.23%) EMC Centera
11 3 (1.23%) Thin Client
12 2 (0.82%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 132 (54.10%) UNIX
2 129 (52.87%) Solaris
3 123 (50.41%) Linux
4 105 (43.03%) Windows
5 57 (23.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 44 (18.03%) Windows Server 2003
7 40 (16.39%) Windows Server 2008
8 34 (13.93%) AIX
9 17 (6.97%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (5.33%) Windows XP
10 13 (5.33%) Windows 7
11 11 (4.51%) Windows 2000
12 8 (3.28%) VMS
13 7 (2.87%) SUSE
14 6 (2.46%) CentOS
15 3 (1.23%) Windows 2000 Server
15 3 (1.23%) NetWare
15 3 (1.23%) HPUX
16 2 (0.82%) Windows Vista
17 1 (0.41%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (16.39%) Disaster Recovery
2 35 (14.34%) ITIL
3 22 (9.02%) Migration
4 18 (7.38%) Change Management
5 17 (6.97%) Configuration Management
5 17 (6.97%) Software Distribution
6 14 (5.74%) Performance Tuning
7 12 (4.92%) User Acceptance Testing
7 12 (4.92%) Network Monitoring
8 10 (4.10%) Test Automation
8 10 (4.10%) Problem Management
9 8 (3.28%) Change Control
9 8 (3.28%) Time Management
9 8 (3.28%) Load Balancing
9 8 (3.28%) Software Testing
10 7 (2.87%) Test Scripting
10 7 (2.87%) Capacity Management
11 6 (2.46%) Project Management
11 6 (2.46%) Workflow
11 6 (2.46%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 63 (25.82%) SQL
2 40 (16.39%) Perl
3 30 (12.30%) Shell Script
4 15 (6.15%) Bash Shell
5 14 (5.74%) Java
6 13 (5.33%) C
7 12 (4.92%) Korn
8 10 (4.10%) Python
8 10 (4.10%) C++
8 10 (4.10%) Bourne shell
9 9 (3.69%) PowerShell
10 7 (2.87%) VB
11 6 (2.46%) PL/SQL
12 5 (2.05%) Ruby
12 5 (2.05%) PHP
13 2 (0.82%) JavaScript
13 2 (0.82%) C#
13 2 (0.82%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.82%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.82%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 53 (21.72%) Security Cleared
2 37 (15.16%) SC Cleared
3 24 (9.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (7.79%) MCSE
5 15 (6.15%) DV Cleared
6 8 (3.28%) MCITP
6 8 (3.28%) Degree
7 6 (2.46%) MCSA
8 5 (2.05%) ISTQB
8 5 (2.05%) MCTS
8 5 (2.05%) ISEB
9 4 (1.64%) MCDBA
9 4 (1.64%) MCT
9 4 (1.64%) RHCE
10 3 (1.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.82%) CCNA
11 2 (0.82%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (10.25%) SLA
System Software
1 72 (29.51%) Active Directory
2 68 (27.87%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 45 (18.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 41 (16.80%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 20 (8.20%) NFS
6 19 (7.79%) Veritas File System
7 18 (7.38%) VMware ESX
8 17 (6.97%) Hyper-V
9 16 (6.56%) Oracle RAC
10 11 (4.51%) Oracle RMAN
11 10 (4.10%) vSphere
12 9 (3.69%) XenApp
13 8 (3.28%) Xen
14 7 (2.87%) SRDF
15 5 (2.05%) DFS Replication
15 5 (2.05%) vCloud
15 5 (2.05%) Terminal Services
16 4 (1.64%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
16 4 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
17 3 (1.23%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 110 (45.08%) NetBackup
2 48 (19.67%) Tivoli
3 42 (17.21%) Control-M
4 37 (15.16%) Netcool
5 32 (13.11%) Backup Exec
6 25 (10.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 23 (9.43%) Nagios
8 18 (7.38%) Puppet
8 18 (7.38%) BMC PATROL
9 17 (6.97%) SCOM
10 15 (6.15%) Data Guard
11 12 (4.92%) McAfee ePO
11 12 (4.92%) Legato
12 11 (4.51%) OpenView
13 10 (4.10%) HP Quality Center
14 8 (3.28%) Tivoli NetView
14 8 (3.28%) HP SIM
14 8 (3.28%) SCCM
15 7 (2.87%) Cobbler
15 7 (2.87%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 72 (29.51%) Microsoft
2 71 (29.10%) Red Hat
3 70 (28.69%) HP
3 70 (28.69%) VMware
4 68 (27.87%) Citrix
5 47 (19.26%) Oracle
6 43 (17.62%) EMC
7 31 (12.70%) NetApp
7 31 (12.70%) Sun
8 30 (12.30%) IBM
9 23 (9.43%) Symantec
10 20 (8.20%) BMC
11 18 (7.38%) Cisco
12 16 (6.56%) Altiris
13 14 (5.74%) Remedy
14 13 (5.33%) Intel
15 12 (4.92%) SolarWinds
15 12 (4.92%) Dell
15 12 (4.92%) McAfee
16 11 (4.51%) Hitachi
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