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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Veritas over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 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.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Veritas
Rank 455 469 494
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +25
Contract jobs citing Veritas 174 178 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.35% 0.32% 0.25%
As % of the Vendors category 0.76% 0.75% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 108 102
Median daily rate £350 £390 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +7.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £237 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 4
Median hourly rate £48.50 £27.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+79.62% -22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.55 £23.40 £30.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.50 £40.80 £39.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.50 £27.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+79.62% -22.85%

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
22888 23667 25669
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.62% 42.60% 44.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 13962 13919 15119
Median daily rate £420 £400 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +4.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £228 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 879 987 1246
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.49 £10.61 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £39.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.40
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +3.44%

Veritas
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Veritas as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 2 December 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Veritas within the UK over the 3 months to 2 December 2016.

Veritas Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Veritas
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Veritas within the UK over the 3 months to 2 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +34 145 £350 -17.64% 18
South East +60 42 £373 +14.61% 5
London -26 40 £425 -5.55% 5
Scotland -3 30 £283 -15.28% 1
North East -20 27 £320 +60.00%
Tyne and Wear -23 27 £320 +60.00%
Newcastle upon Tyne -31 26 £320 +60.00%
Renfrewshire -17 18 £278 -10.48%
Erskine -17 18 £278 -10.48%
Surrey +30 15 £378 -
Yorkshire +27 15 £330 -17.50%
North West +15 13 £425 -10.52% 6
Berkshire - 12 £400 - 3
Epsom +6 9 - -
City of London -21 9 £438 -2.77% 3
Hampshire +24 8 £350 +7.69%
Cheshire +15 7 £419 -11.84% 3
South West - 7 £350 -
Glasgow +2 6 £298 -8.46%
South Yorkshire -7 6 £340 -12.82%
Reading - 6 £400 - 3
West Yorkshire +20 5 £365 -14.11%
Aberdeen - 5 £295 -
Leeds +16 4 £365 -14.11%
Sheffield -7 4 £340 -15.00%
North Yorkshire - 4 £300 -
Oxfordshire - 4 £225 -
Manchester - 4 £425 - 3
Oxford - 4 £225 -
York - 4 £300 -

Veritas
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Veritas also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Veritas.

1 190 (61.49%) Linux
2 161 (52.10%) Unix
3 142 (45.95%) Solaris
4 135 (43.69%) Red Hat
5 134 (43.37%) Clustering
6 125 (40.45%) SAN
7 116 (37.54%) NetBackup
8 115 (37.22%) VMware
8 115 (37.22%) Windows
9 110 (35.60%) Oracle
10 100 (32.36%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 97 (31.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 92 (29.77%) HP
13 91 (29.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 84 (27.18%) Sun
15 80 (25.89%) ITIL
16 72 (23.30%) Finance
17 70 (22.65%) Active Directory
18 69 (22.33%) VMware Infrastructure
19 68 (22.01%) Windows Server 2008
19 68 (22.01%) EMC
20 62 (20.06%) Microsoft
21 61 (19.74%) AIX
22 60 (19.42%) High Availability
23 58 (18.77%) SQL
24 57 (18.45%) NAS
25 56 (18.12%) Windows Server 2003
26 55 (17.80%) NetApp
26 55 (17.80%) IBM
26 55 (17.80%) DNS

Veritas
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 43 (13.92%) Apache
2 35 (11.33%) Tomcat
3 34 (11.00%) SharePoint
4 33 (10.68%) JBoss
5 29 (9.39%) iPlanet
5 29 (9.39%) WebLogic
6 26 (8.41%) Oracle Application Server
7 17 (5.50%) IIS
8 13 (4.21%) MS Exchange
9 6 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (0.97%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.65%) IBM Domino
11 2 (0.65%) MQSeries
11 2 (0.65%) nginx
11 2 (0.65%) Oracle 10gAS
11 2 (0.65%) WebLogic Portal
12 1 (0.32%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.32%) SAS
Applications
1 29 (9.39%) MS Office
2 7 (2.27%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.97%) Sentinel
2 2 (0.65%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.32%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 23 (7.44%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (6.80%) Office 365
3 8 (2.59%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.65%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.32%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 125 (40.45%) SAN
2 57 (18.45%) NAS
3 55 (17.80%) DNS
4 49 (15.86%) TCP/IP
5 47 (15.21%) Firewall
6 31 (10.03%) LDAP
7 21 (6.80%) DHCP
8 13 (4.21%) SSL
9 12 (3.88%) Fibre Channel
9 12 (3.88%) FTP
10 11 (3.56%) SSH
11 8 (2.59%) SMTP
12 7 (2.27%) IPsec
13 6 (1.94%) Internet
13 6 (1.94%) iSCSI
14 4 (1.29%) Ethernet
14 4 (1.29%) Kerberos
14 4 (1.29%) LAN
14 4 (1.29%) Network Security
14 4 (1.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (11.65%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.88%) Oracle Database
3 9 (2.91%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (2.27%) OLTP
4 7 (2.27%) Oracle Database 12c
5 6 (1.94%) VLDB
6 5 (1.62%) MS Access
6 5 (1.62%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (1.29%) RDBMS
7 4 (1.29%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.97%) GIS
8 3 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.97%) SAP HANA
8 3 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.65%) DB2
9 2 (0.65%) Informix
9 2 (0.65%) Oracle8/8i Database
9 2 (0.65%) Oracle9i Database
9 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 22 (7.12%) StarTeam
2 10 (3.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (2.59%) JIRA
4 3 (0.97%) Subversion
5 2 (0.65%) HP UFT
5 2 (0.65%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.65%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.65%) Toad
5 2 (0.65%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.32%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.32%) GitLab
6 1 (0.32%) TestDirector
6 1 (0.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.32%) WinRunner
General
1 72 (23.30%) Finance
2 45 (14.56%) Banking
3 9 (2.91%) Law
4 8 (2.59%) Legal
4 8 (2.59%) Retail
5 7 (2.27%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.62%) Games
7 4 (1.29%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.97%) Advertising
8 3 (0.97%) Back Office
9 2 (0.65%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.65%) International Banking
9 2 (0.65%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.32%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 126 (40.78%) Administrator
2 71 (22.98%) Systems Administrator
3 68 (22.01%) Unix Administrator
4 46 (14.89%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 39 (12.62%) Linux Administrator
6 27 (8.74%) Linux Engineer
7 21 (6.80%) Solaris Administrator
8 20 (6.47%) Analyst
8 20 (6.47%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 19 (6.15%) Consultant
10 15 (4.85%) Unix Engineer
11 14 (4.53%) Test Analyst
12 13 (4.21%) VMWare Administrator
13 12 (3.88%) Storage Administrator
13 12 (3.88%) Support Engineer
14 10 (3.24%) Solaris Engineer
15 9 (2.91%) 3rd Line Support
15 9 (2.91%) Architect
15 9 (2.91%) Wintel Engineer
16 8 (2.59%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (9.39%) J2EE
2 13 (4.21%) Middleware
3 12 (3.88%) Web Services
4 2 (0.65%) Django
4 2 (0.65%) JSP
4 2 (0.65%) Kafka
4 2 (0.65%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (0.65%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 2 (0.65%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (0.32%) LAMP
5 1 (0.32%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (0.32%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 134 (43.37%) Clustering
2 22 (7.12%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (5.83%) Data Centre
3 18 (5.83%) Enterprise Storage
4 16 (5.18%) EMC VNX
5 14 (4.53%) Management Information System
6 13 (4.21%) Computer Science
7 10 (3.24%) Replication
8 6 (1.94%) Freedom of Information
8 6 (1.94%) Freedom of Information Act
8 6 (1.94%) Hybrid Cloud
8 6 (1.94%) Statistics
9 5 (1.62%) Smart Meter
10 4 (1.29%) HACMP
10 4 (1.29%) NHS
10 4 (1.29%) Symmetrix
11 3 (0.97%) Derivative
11 3 (0.97%) Fintech
12 2 (0.65%) HP StoreVirtual
12 2 (0.65%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 190 (61.49%) Linux
2 161 (52.10%) Unix
3 142 (45.95%) Solaris
4 115 (37.22%) Windows
5 91 (29.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 68 (22.01%) Windows Server 2008
7 61 (19.74%) AIX
8 56 (18.12%) Windows Server 2003
9 51 (16.50%) Windows Server
10 49 (15.86%) Windows Server 2012
11 44 (14.24%) SUSE
12 37 (11.97%) Windows XP
13 32 (10.36%) Windows 7
14 20 (6.47%) Windows 10
15 14 (4.53%) HPUX
16 6 (1.94%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 5 (1.62%) Data ONTAP
18 3 (0.97%) Oracle Linux
19 2 (0.65%) Ubuntu
19 2 (0.65%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (25.89%) ITIL
2 60 (19.42%) High Availability
3 48 (15.53%) Change Management
4 41 (13.27%) Load Balancing
5 30 (9.71%) Migration
6 29 (9.39%) Disaster Recovery
7 28 (9.06%) Configuration Management
8 25 (8.09%) Problem Management
9 24 (7.77%) Server Building
10 22 (7.12%) Change Control
10 22 (7.12%) Software Testing
11 21 (6.80%) DevOps
11 21 (6.80%) Server Virtualisation
11 21 (6.80%) Service Management
11 21 (6.80%) Test Scripting
12 18 (5.83%) Service Delivery
12 18 (5.83%) Smoke Testing
13 17 (5.50%) Project Management
14 15 (4.85%) Incident Management
15 14 (4.53%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 58 (18.77%) SQL
2 35 (11.33%) Perl
3 22 (7.12%) Bash Shell
4 19 (6.15%) Shell Script
5 14 (4.53%) PowerShell
6 12 (3.88%) Korn
7 10 (3.24%) Python
8 7 (2.27%) Ruby
9 5 (1.62%) Java
9 5 (1.62%) SystemTap
10 4 (1.29%) AWK
10 4 (1.29%) Bourne shell
10 4 (1.29%) C-shell
10 4 (1.29%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.97%) C
12 2 (0.65%) C#
12 2 (0.65%) PHP
12 2 (0.65%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 50 (16.18%) Security Cleared
2 39 (12.62%) SC Cleared
3 37 (11.97%) Microsoft Certification
4 36 (11.65%) MCSE
5 23 (7.44%) ISTQB
5 23 (7.44%) MCITP
5 23 (7.44%) MCTS
6 22 (7.12%) MCSA
7 13 (4.21%) Degree
8 12 (3.88%) ITIL Certification
9 11 (3.56%) BPSS Clearance
10 9 (2.91%) RHCE
11 6 (1.94%) RHCSA
11 6 (1.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (1.62%) VCAP
12 5 (1.62%) VCP5
12 5 (1.62%) VCP6
12 5 (1.62%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (1.29%) DV Cleared
13 4 (1.29%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.88%) SLA
2 5 (1.62%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (1.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.65%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.65%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.32%) QA
System Software
1 100 (32.36%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 97 (31.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 70 (22.65%) Active Directory
4 69 (22.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 44 (14.24%) vSphere
6 30 (9.71%) NFS
7 27 (8.74%) Hyper-V
7 27 (8.74%) VMware ESX
8 19 (6.15%) Veritas File System
9 16 (5.18%) Oracle RAC
10 8 (2.59%) Firmware
11 7 (2.27%) KVM
11 7 (2.27%) Virtual Servers
12 6 (1.94%) Samba
13 5 (1.62%) VMware ESXi
14 4 (1.29%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 4 (1.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 4 (1.29%) Oracle Clusterware
14 4 (1.29%) SRDF
14 4 (1.29%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 116 (37.54%) NetBackup
2 36 (11.65%) Netcool
3 33 (10.68%) Puppet
4 25 (8.09%) Tivoli
5 23 (7.44%) McAfee ePO
6 21 (6.80%) Oracle ZFS
6 21 (6.80%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 18 (5.83%) Microsoft Clustering
7 18 (5.83%) Oracle RMAN
8 14 (4.53%) Nagios
9 13 (4.21%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 13 (4.21%) Red Hat Satellite
10 12 (3.88%) SCCM
11 11 (3.56%) SCOM
11 11 (3.56%) vRealize
12 10 (3.24%) OpenView
12 10 (3.24%) Zenoss
13 9 (2.91%) Ansible
13 9 (2.91%) Opscode Chef
14 8 (2.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 135 (43.69%) Red Hat
2 115 (37.22%) VMware
3 110 (35.60%) Oracle
4 92 (29.77%) HP
5 84 (27.18%) Sun
6 68 (22.01%) EMC
7 62 (20.06%) Microsoft
8 55 (17.80%) IBM
8 55 (17.80%) NetApp
9 52 (16.83%) Citrix
10 50 (16.18%) Cisco
11 44 (14.24%) Symantec
12 37 (11.97%) Brocade
13 29 (9.39%) F5
13 29 (9.39%) Intel Security
14 22 (7.12%) Dell
15 15 (4.85%) 3PAR
16 7 (2.27%) Intel
16 7 (2.27%) StorageTek
17 5 (1.62%) Remedy
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