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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Veritas
Rank 432 469 522
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +53
Contract jobs citing Veritas 212 174 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.40% 0.31% 0.21%
As % of the Vendors category 0.88% 0.70% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 80 51
Median daily rate £400 £394 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% -7.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £300 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £328
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +8.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 2
Median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.90 £40.00 £35.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.40 £40.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%

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
23987 24983 24134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.86% 44.50% 44.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 14700 14631 13551
Median daily rate £400 £388 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 829 1109 1020
Median hourly rate £20.50 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.17 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.15 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+13.51% +8.82%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +33 169 £400 +1.58% 10
London +2 68 £440 +10.00% 4
South East +20 66 £390 -4.00% 2
Scotland -9 42 £325 -8.45% 2
Edinburgh +16 28 £425 +30.76%
Surrey +9 19 £413 +50.00%
Berkshire +8 19 £275 -48.11% 2
Hampshire +7 17 £465 +16.25%
Bracknell - 15 £275 - 1
Portsmouth - 11 £476 -
South West - 11 £375 - 2
City of London +17 10 £475 +18.75% 2
West Sussex - 10 £365 -
Erskine -34 9 £279 -21.40%
Renfrewshire -34 9 £279 -21.40%
North East -49 9 £224 -25.33%
Gatwick - 9 £365 -
Tyne and Wear - 9 £224 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 9 £224 -
Yorkshire +1 6 £385 -
North West -11 6 £413 +27.28%
Bristol - 6 £350 - 1
Redhill - 6 £390 -
Manchester -1 5 £375 +25.00%
Winchester 0 4 - -
Sheffield - 4 £385 -
Camberley - 4 £438 -
South Yorkshire - 4 £385 -
Glasgow -4 3 £290 -11.45% 2
West Midlands -21 3 - - 2

Veritas
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 340 (64.15%) Solaris
2 330 (62.26%) Unix
3 304 (57.36%) Linux
4 206 (38.87%) Red Hat
5 198 (37.36%) Clustering
6 197 (37.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 188 (35.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 188 (35.47%) SAN
8 175 (33.02%) Finance
9 170 (32.08%) Windows
10 162 (30.57%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 152 (28.68%) Oracle
12 145 (27.36%) AIX
13 140 (26.42%) NetBackup
14 136 (25.66%) VMware
15 132 (24.91%) EMC
16 106 (20.00%) Active Directory
17 99 (18.68%) Migration
18 96 (18.11%) HP
19 91 (17.17%) Perl
20 83 (15.66%) Banking
21 82 (15.47%) SQL
22 78 (14.72%) Sun
22 78 (14.72%) Security Cleared
23 77 (14.53%) IBM
24 76 (14.34%) Data Centre
25 75 (14.15%) Disaster Recovery
26 73 (13.77%) VMware Infrastructure
27 70 (13.21%) Windows Server 2008
28 68 (12.83%) Citrix

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 16 (3.02%) MS Exchange
2 15 (2.83%) SharePoint
3 14 (2.64%) IIS
4 11 (2.08%) Apache
5 9 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2003
6 8 (1.51%) Live Communications Server
6 8 (1.51%) TPMS
7 7 (1.32%) Tomcat
8 6 (1.13%) WebSphere
9 4 (0.75%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.38%) iPlanet
10 2 (0.38%) MQSeries
10 2 (0.38%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.38%) WebLogic Portal
10 2 (0.38%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.19%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.19%) Quickr
11 1 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 15 (2.83%) MS Office
2 4 (0.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.19%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.26%) Office 365
2 4 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.57%) SaaS
4 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 188 (35.47%) SAN
2 67 (12.64%) NAS
3 59 (11.13%) Fibre Channel
4 53 (10.00%) DNS
5 48 (9.06%) LDAP
6 42 (7.92%) TCP/IP
7 32 (6.04%) Firewall
8 28 (5.28%) DHCP
9 9 (1.70%) FCoE
9 9 (1.70%) iSCSI
9 9 (1.70%) VPN
10 6 (1.13%) Internet
10 6 (1.13%) LAN
10 6 (1.13%) WAN
11 5 (0.94%) IPsec
12 4 (0.75%) FTP
12 4 (0.75%) SNMP
12 4 (0.75%) SSH
12 4 (0.75%) Unified Communications
13 2 (0.38%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (10.94%) SQL Server
2 48 (9.06%) MySQL
3 29 (5.47%) VLDB
4 22 (4.15%) OLTP
5 17 (3.21%) Oracle Database
6 12 (2.26%) MS Access
7 9 (1.70%) SQL Server 2005
7 9 (1.70%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (1.70%) Sybase ASE
8 8 (1.51%) Oracle Database 11g
8 8 (1.51%) Oracle Database 12c
9 7 (1.32%) RDBMS
9 7 (1.32%) Relational Database
10 6 (1.13%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (0.94%) Sybase IQ
12 2 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.38%) DB2
12 2 (0.38%) Informix
12 2 (0.38%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.38%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 33 (6.23%) HP UFT
2 30 (5.66%) TestDirector
2 30 (5.66%) WinRunner
3 11 (2.08%) Git (software)
4 6 (1.13%) StarTeam
5 5 (0.94%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.57%) Maven
7 2 (0.38%) Hudson
7 2 (0.38%) JIRA
7 2 (0.38%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (0.38%) Subversion
8 1 (0.19%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 175 (33.02%) Finance
2 83 (15.66%) Banking
3 50 (9.43%) Law
4 14 (2.64%) Investment Banking
5 12 (2.26%) Financial Institution
6 8 (1.51%) Games
6 8 (1.51%) International Banking
7 5 (0.94%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.57%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.57%) Retail
9 2 (0.38%) Front Office
9 2 (0.38%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.19%) Back Office
10 1 (0.19%) Billing
Job Titles
1 199 (37.55%) Administrator
2 131 (24.72%) Unix Administrator
3 106 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
4 89 (16.79%) Consultant
5 74 (13.96%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 69 (13.02%) Solaris Administrator
7 57 (10.75%) Solaris Consultant
8 54 (10.19%) Linux Administrator
9 48 (9.06%) Unix Consultant
10 36 (6.79%) Solaris Systems Administrator
11 31 (5.85%) Analyst
12 30 (5.66%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 26 (4.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 24 (4.53%) Linux Engineer
14 24 (4.53%) Test Analyst
14 24 (4.53%) Unix Engineer
15 22 (4.15%) Linux Consultant
16 21 (3.96%) Infrastructure Analyst
17 19 (3.58%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
18 17 (3.21%) Senior Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.64%) Web Services
2 10 (1.89%) Middleware
3 6 (1.13%) OAuth
4 5 (0.94%) LAMP
5 3 (0.57%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 3 (0.57%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (0.38%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (0.38%) J2EE
6 2 (0.38%) JSP
6 2 (0.38%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (0.19%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 198 (37.36%) Clustering
2 76 (14.34%) Data Centre
3 51 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
4 36 (6.79%) EMC VMAX
5 27 (5.09%) Computer Science
6 26 (4.91%) HACMP
6 26 (4.91%) PDA
7 25 (4.72%) Management Information System
8 19 (3.58%) Replication
9 12 (2.26%) IBM XIV
9 12 (2.26%) Statistics
10 11 (2.08%) Hedge funds
11 10 (1.89%) Enterprise Storage
12 8 (1.51%) Device Driver
12 8 (1.51%) Fat Client
12 8 (1.51%) Thin Client
12 8 (1.51%) User Experience
13 7 (1.32%) EMC VNX
14 6 (1.13%) Freedom of Information
14 6 (1.13%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 340 (64.15%) Solaris
2 330 (62.26%) Unix
3 304 (57.36%) Linux
4 197 (37.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 170 (32.08%) Windows
6 145 (27.36%) AIX
7 70 (13.21%) Windows Server 2008
8 67 (12.64%) Windows Server 2003
9 61 (11.51%) Windows Server
10 53 (10.00%) Windows XP
11 47 (8.87%) Windows 7
12 44 (8.30%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 23 (4.34%) SUSE
14 16 (3.02%) Windows Server 2012
15 10 (1.89%) HPUX
16 5 (0.94%) Windows 10
17 4 (0.75%) NetWare
18 3 (0.57%) Data ONTAP
19 2 (0.38%) Android
19 2 (0.38%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (18.68%) Migration
2 75 (14.15%) Disaster Recovery
3 59 (11.13%) Change Management
4 49 (9.25%) High Availability
5 44 (8.30%) Software Testing
6 42 (7.92%) ITIL
7 34 (6.42%) Test Scripting
8 33 (6.23%) Configuration Management
9 32 (6.04%) Test Automation
10 30 (5.66%) Problem Management
11 28 (5.28%) DevOps
11 28 (5.28%) Project Management
12 24 (4.53%) Performance Tuning
13 20 (3.77%) Time Management
14 18 (3.40%) Change Control
15 16 (3.02%) Service Management
16 15 (2.83%) Performance Analysis
16 15 (2.83%) Performance Monitoring
17 13 (2.45%) Server Building
18 12 (2.26%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 91 (17.17%) Perl
2 82 (15.47%) SQL
3 65 (12.26%) Shell Script
4 41 (7.74%) Python
5 35 (6.60%) C
6 27 (5.09%) Korn
7 16 (3.02%) Java
8 14 (2.64%) PowerShell
9 12 (2.26%) Ruby
10 10 (1.89%) Bash Shell
10 10 (1.89%) Bourne shell
11 6 (1.13%) VBA
12 5 (0.94%) PHP
12 5 (0.94%) PL/SQL
13 4 (0.75%) C++
13 4 (0.75%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.57%) AWK
14 3 (0.57%) JavaScript
14 3 (0.57%) sed
15 2 (0.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 78 (14.72%) Security Cleared
2 55 (10.38%) SC Cleared
3 46 (8.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 44 (8.30%) MCSE
5 36 (6.79%) MCSA
5 36 (6.79%) MCTS
6 34 (6.42%) MCITP
7 32 (6.04%) ISTQB
8 16 (3.02%) Degree
9 10 (1.89%) DV Cleared
10 6 (1.13%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (1.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.57%) CCIE
12 3 (0.57%) CCNP
12 3 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (0.38%) CCSP
13 2 (0.38%) CISSP
13 2 (0.38%) RHCE
13 2 (0.38%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.58%) SLA
2 6 (1.13%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.38%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.19%) MiFID
System Software
1 188 (35.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 162 (30.57%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 106 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 73 (13.77%) VMware Infrastructure
5 64 (12.08%) Veritas File System
6 53 (10.00%) Hyper-V
7 39 (7.36%) VMware ESX
8 33 (6.23%) NFS
9 28 (5.28%) GlusterFS
10 23 (4.34%) Virtual Machines
11 18 (3.40%) vSphere
12 13 (2.45%) Firmware
13 11 (2.08%) Oracle Clusterware
14 7 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
15 6 (1.13%) Oracle RAC
16 5 (0.94%) GPFS
17 3 (0.57%) KVM
17 3 (0.57%) Samba
17 3 (0.57%) SRDF
18 2 (0.38%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 140 (26.42%) NetBackup
2 61 (11.51%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 53 (10.00%) Netcool
4 47 (8.87%) Puppet
5 46 (8.68%) Oracle ZFS
6 41 (7.74%) HP Quality Center
7 35 (6.60%) McAfee ePO
8 33 (6.23%) Red Hat Satellite
9 29 (5.47%) Microsoft Clustering
9 29 (5.47%) Oracle RMAN
10 21 (3.96%) SCOM
10 21 (3.96%) Tivoli
11 19 (3.58%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 17 (3.21%) Opscode Chef
13 15 (2.83%) Ansible
14 14 (2.64%) Nagios
14 14 (2.64%) SCCM
15 13 (2.45%) Legato
16 10 (1.89%) BMC PATROL
17 8 (1.51%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 206 (38.87%) Red Hat
2 152 (28.68%) Oracle
3 136 (25.66%) VMware
4 132 (24.91%) EMC
5 96 (18.11%) HP
6 78 (14.72%) Sun
7 77 (14.53%) IBM
8 68 (12.83%) Citrix
9 65 (12.26%) Microsoft
10 54 (10.19%) NetApp
11 49 (9.25%) Symantec
12 44 (8.30%) Brocade
13 43 (8.11%) Intel Security
14 37 (6.98%) StorageTek
15 21 (3.96%) Cisco
16 16 (3.02%) Sybase
17 13 (2.45%) Dell
18 10 (1.89%) 3PAR
18 10 (1.89%) SAP
19 9 (1.70%) Emulex
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