The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors currently tracked.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Veritas
Rank 482 370 339
Rank change year-on-year
-112 -31
Contract jobs citing Veritas 108 216 263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.42% 0.46%
As % of the Vendors category 0.43% 0.90% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 128 171
Average daily rate
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£393 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.87% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £504 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £390 £350
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 £19.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.21% -28.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £19.00 £15.90
% change year-on-year
+84.21% +19.49%
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25070 24077 26885
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.89% 47.08% 46.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 13892 13098 13619
Average daily rate £380 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £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 1074 1184 1390
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%

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 1 August 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 1 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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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 -95 94 £425 +6.25% 22
London -62 67 £431 +7.81% 13
City of London +21 20 £438 +9.37% 7
South East -15 15 £456 +4.28% 6
Scotland -29 13 £345 -14.28%
Hampshire -5 7 £475 - 1
North East - 7 £332 -
Kent -2 3 £463 -6.32%
East of England -25 3 £600 +200.00% 1
Southampton - 3 £475 -
Reading -5 2 £308 -27.64%
Berkshire -8 2 £308 -27.64% 3
East Midlands - 2 £288 -
Hertfordshire -4 1 - - 1
Glasgow -4 1 £338 -10.00%
Surrey -14 1 £550 +25.71% 2
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £425 -
Wiltshire - 1 - -
South West - 1 - -
Harrow - 1 - -
Luton - 1 - -
Manchester - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -
Hull - - - - 1
Leeds - - - -
County Antrim - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Belfast - - - -
Bracknell - - - - 1

Veritas
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 144 (62.34%) UNIX
2 133 (57.58%) Solaris
3 116 (50.22%) Linux
4 100 (43.29%) Windows
5 94 (40.69%) SAN
6 92 (39.83%) NetBackup
7 76 (32.90%) Finance
8 73 (31.60%) VMware
9 70 (30.30%) Clustering
10 69 (29.87%) Red Hat
11 68 (29.44%) Microsoft
12 66 (28.57%) Oracle
13 64 (27.71%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 61 (26.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 57 (24.68%) HP
16 55 (23.81%) Security Cleared
17 53 (22.94%) Active Directory
18 52 (22.51%) SQL
19 48 (20.78%) Perl
20 47 (20.35%) ITIL
20 47 (20.35%) VMware Infrastructure
21 41 (17.75%) Tivoli
22 40 (17.32%) Citrix
22 40 (17.32%) Control-M
23 39 (16.88%) AIX
23 39 (16.88%) SC Cleared
23 39 (16.88%) Oracle Database
24 38 (16.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
24 38 (16.45%) EMC
25 37 (16.02%) Shell Script

Veritas
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 21 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 14 (6.06%) SharePoint
3 13 (5.63%) WebLogic
4 11 (4.76%) Apache
5 9 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (2.60%) SharePoint Server
6 6 (2.60%) SharePoint 2010
6 6 (2.60%) Tomcat
6 6 (2.60%) IIS
7 5 (2.16%) Oracle Application Server
7 5 (2.16%) Office Communications Server
8 4 (1.73%) Oracle Spatial
9 3 (1.30%) WebSphere
9 3 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.43%) IBM HTTP Server
11 1 (0.43%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 1 (0.43%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.43%) MQSeries
Applications
1 8 (3.46%) MS Office
2 6 (2.60%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (2.16%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.43%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.30%) SaaS
2 1 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.43%) Office 365
2 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 94 (40.69%) SAN
2 32 (13.85%) DNS
2 32 (13.85%) NAS
3 26 (11.26%) LDAP
4 21 (9.09%) TCP/IP
5 18 (7.79%) Firewall
6 14 (6.06%) DHCP
7 10 (4.33%) Fibre Channel
8 6 (2.60%) Internet
9 5 (2.16%) LAN
9 5 (2.16%) WAN
10 4 (1.73%) Network Security
10 4 (1.73%) SSH
10 4 (1.73%) VPN
10 4 (1.73%) IPsec
11 3 (1.30%) MPLS
11 3 (1.30%) HTTP
11 3 (1.30%) iSCSI
12 2 (0.87%) FCAPS
12 2 (0.87%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (16.88%) Oracle Database
2 34 (14.72%) SQL Server
3 23 (9.96%) Oracle Database 10g
4 22 (9.52%) Oracle Database 11g
5 18 (7.79%) SQL Server 2005
6 17 (7.36%) SQL Server 2000
7 10 (4.33%) Relational Database
7 10 (4.33%) RDBMS
8 9 (3.90%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (3.03%) Oracle Database 12c
9 7 (3.03%) Sybase ASE
10 5 (2.16%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 5 (2.16%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 5 (2.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (1.73%) Sybase IQ
12 3 (1.30%) DB2
12 3 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (1.30%) MySQL
13 2 (0.87%) TKPROF
13 2 (0.87%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 13 (5.63%) WinRunner
1 13 (5.63%) TestDirector
1 13 (5.63%) QuickTest Pro
2 7 (3.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 6 (2.60%) Git (software)
3 6 (2.60%) Toad
4 5 (2.16%) Subversion
5 2 (0.87%) Wise Package Studio
5 2 (0.87%) MSI
6 1 (0.43%) JMeter
6 1 (0.43%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.43%) JUnit
6 1 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.43%) JIRA
General
1 76 (32.90%) Finance
2 31 (13.42%) Financial Institution
3 28 (12.12%) Banking
4 13 (5.63%) Telecoms
4 13 (5.63%) Investment Banking
5 8 (3.46%) Games
5 8 (3.46%) Retail
6 5 (2.16%) Advertising
7 4 (1.73%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.30%) Legal
9 1 (0.43%) International Banking
9 1 (0.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 53 (22.94%) Administrator
2 40 (17.32%) Analyst
3 38 (16.45%) UNIX Administrator
4 29 (12.55%) Operations Analyst
5 26 (11.26%) Systems Administrator
6 25 (10.82%) DBA
6 25 (10.82%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 23 (9.96%) Support Engineer
8 21 (9.09%) UNIX Engineer
9 13 (5.63%) Architect
9 13 (5.63%) Consultant
9 13 (5.63%) Oracle DBA
10 12 (5.19%) UNIX Support
10 12 (5.19%) Linux Engineer
11 11 (4.76%) Storage Engineer
12 10 (4.33%) Linux Administrator
12 10 (4.33%) UNIX Support Engineer
13 9 (3.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 9 (3.90%) Test Analyst
14 8 (3.46%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (7.36%) Middleware
2 6 (2.60%) Web Services
3 5 (2.16%) XML
4 4 (1.73%) HTML
4 4 (1.73%) CSS
5 2 (0.87%) Software Packaging
5 2 (0.87%) .NET
5 2 (0.87%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.43%) Xerces
6 1 (0.43%) Xalan
6 1 (0.43%) LAMP
6 1 (0.43%) ADO.NET
6 1 (0.43%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.43%) COM
6 1 (0.43%) SOAP
6 1 (0.43%) CORBA
6 1 (0.43%) Flash
6 1 (0.43%) MSMQ
6 1 (0.43%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 70 (30.30%) Clustering
2 31 (13.42%) Hedge funds
3 28 (12.12%) Replication
4 9 (3.90%) Management Information System
5 8 (3.46%) SecurID
5 8 (3.46%) VAX
5 8 (3.46%) AS400
6 7 (3.03%) Blackberry
6 7 (3.03%) HACMP
6 7 (3.03%) PDA
6 7 (3.03%) Online Games
7 5 (2.16%) CLARiiON
8 3 (1.30%) Celerra
9 2 (0.87%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (0.87%) Symmetrix
10 1 (0.43%) Grid Computing
10 1 (0.43%) Smartcard
10 1 (0.43%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.43%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 144 (62.34%) UNIX
2 133 (57.58%) Solaris
3 116 (50.22%) Linux
4 100 (43.29%) Windows
5 61 (26.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 39 (16.88%) AIX
7 35 (15.15%) Windows Server 2003
8 28 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (6.93%) Windows XP
10 10 (4.33%) Windows 7
11 9 (3.90%) HPUX
12 8 (3.46%) VMS
13 7 (3.03%) Windows 2000
14 6 (2.60%) CentOS
15 5 (2.16%) NetWare
15 5 (2.16%) Windows Server 2012
16 3 (1.30%) SUSE
16 3 (1.30%) OpenVMS
16 3 (1.30%) Windows 2000 Server
17 2 (0.87%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (20.35%) ITIL
2 27 (11.69%) Disaster Recovery
3 23 (9.96%) Change Management
4 22 (9.52%) Migration
5 16 (6.93%) Performance Tuning
6 13 (5.63%) Test Automation
7 12 (5.19%) Capacity Planning
7 12 (5.19%) Network Monitoring
7 12 (5.19%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (4.33%) Load Balancing
8 10 (4.33%) High Availability
8 10 (4.33%) Capacity Management
9 9 (3.90%) Software Distribution
9 9 (3.90%) Problem Management
9 9 (3.90%) Test Scripting
10 8 (3.46%) Release Management
10 8 (3.46%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 8 (3.46%) Kernel Tuning
11 7 (3.03%) Service Delivery
11 7 (3.03%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 52 (22.51%) SQL
2 48 (20.78%) Perl
3 37 (16.02%) Shell Script
4 25 (10.82%) Bash Shell
5 15 (6.49%) Korn
6 11 (4.76%) PowerShell
7 10 (4.33%) Bourne shell
7 10 (4.33%) PL/SQL
7 10 (4.33%) Java
8 9 (3.90%) Python
9 7 (3.03%) C
9 7 (3.03%) C++
10 5 (2.16%) VB
11 3 (1.30%) C-shell
12 2 (0.87%) Ruby
12 2 (0.87%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.87%) VBScript
12 2 (0.87%) C#
12 2 (0.87%) PHP
13 1 (0.43%) AWK
Qualifications
1 55 (23.81%) Security Cleared
2 39 (16.88%) SC Cleared
3 17 (7.36%) DV Cleared
3 17 (7.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (4.76%) MCSE
5 10 (4.33%) MCITP
6 8 (3.46%) MCSA
7 7 (3.03%) ISTQB
7 7 (3.03%) MCTS
8 6 (2.60%) Degree
8 6 (2.60%) ISEB
9 5 (2.16%) MCDBA
9 5 (2.16%) MCT
10 3 (1.30%) RHCE
11 2 (0.87%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.87%) NCDA
11 2 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.43%) CCNA
12 1 (0.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (12.55%) SLA
2 1 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 64 (27.71%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 53 (22.94%) Active Directory
3 47 (20.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 38 (16.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 28 (12.12%) Oracle RAC
6 20 (8.66%) Hyper-V
7 18 (7.79%) VMware ESX
8 16 (6.93%) Oracle RMAN
9 15 (6.49%) Veritas File System
9 15 (6.49%) NFS
10 9 (3.90%) vSphere
10 9 (3.90%) Xen
11 7 (3.03%) XenApp
12 5 (2.16%) VMware ESXi
12 5 (2.16%) GPFS
13 4 (1.73%) DFS Replication
13 4 (1.73%) SRDF
13 4 (1.73%) Terminal Services
13 4 (1.73%) ISA Server
14 2 (0.87%) Cronacle
Systems Management
1 92 (39.83%) NetBackup
2 41 (17.75%) Tivoli
3 40 (17.32%) Control-M
4 32 (13.85%) Netcool
5 24 (10.39%) Backup Exec
6 23 (9.96%) Data Guard
7 22 (9.52%) BMC PATROL
8 21 (9.09%) Puppet
9 20 (8.66%) Nagios
10 18 (7.79%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 18 (7.79%) SCOM
11 15 (6.49%) McAfee ePO
12 14 (6.06%) Legato
13 13 (5.63%) Veritas Storage Foundation
13 13 (5.63%) HP Quality Center
14 11 (4.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 10 (4.33%) OpenView
16 9 (3.90%) YUM
16 9 (3.90%) EMC NetWorker
17 8 (3.46%) SCCM
Vendors
1 73 (31.60%) VMware
2 69 (29.87%) Red Hat
3 68 (29.44%) Microsoft
4 66 (28.57%) Oracle
5 57 (24.68%) HP
6 40 (17.32%) Citrix
7 38 (16.45%) EMC
8 35 (15.15%) NetApp
9 30 (12.99%) Sun
10 25 (10.82%) IBM
10 25 (10.82%) BMC
11 22 (9.52%) Symantec
12 18 (7.79%) Cisco
13 15 (6.49%) Remedy
13 15 (6.49%) McAfee
14 13 (5.63%) Intel
15 12 (5.19%) SolarWinds
15 12 (5.19%) Altiris
15 12 (5.19%) Hitachi
15 12 (5.19%) Dell
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Rate: £35.00 - £40.00 per hour
Posted: 11 hours ago
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Posted: 2 days ago
London
Thebes IT
Rate: Unspecified Competitve
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
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Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Thebes IT
Rate: Unspecified Competitve
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 23 days ago