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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Veritas
Rank 432 382 402
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +20
Contract jobs citing Veritas 152 172 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.36% 0.31%
As % of the Vendors category 0.65% 0.78% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 110 82
Average daily rate
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£375 £361 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.80% -3.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £245 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £373
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -14.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 3 9
Average hourly rate £36.88 £15.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+145.83% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.31 £12.20 £21.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.20 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.88 £15.00 £23.25
% change year-on-year
+145.83% -35.48%

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
23359 22019 21063
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.78% 45.72% 47.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 13656 12210 10981
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1012 954 1305
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £39.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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 -56 112 £425 +17.24% 18
London -48 56 £431 +15.00% 6
Scotland +12 38 £349 -0.28% 4
South East +6 34 £350 -2.77% 8
Hampshire -18 16 £300 -16.66% 4
City of London +10 13 £425 +6.25% 2
North West - 13 £298 - 1
Winchester - 10 £300 - 1
Edinburgh -6 6 £375 -6.25% 2
Glasgow -6 5 £325 - 1
West Midlands +2 3 £360 - 1
Milton Keynes - 3 - -
Buckinghamshire - 3 - -
Reading +1 2 £248 -6.60% 2
Berkshire -6 2 £248 -6.60% 4
Kent - 2 - -
Surrey - 2 - -
East Midlands +13 1 £425 -
Nottinghamshire -3 1 £425 -
Nottingham -6 1 £425 -
Yorkshire -17 1 - -
Leeds - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Epsom - 1 - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - - 1
Redhill - - - -
Staines - - - -
Watford - - - -
Aldershot - - - - 1
Basingstoke - - - -

Veritas
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 169 (57.09%) Linux
2 159 (53.72%) Solaris
3 152 (51.35%) SAN
4 135 (45.61%) Windows
5 127 (42.91%) UNIX
6 115 (38.85%) VMware
7 111 (37.50%) Clustering
8 105 (35.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 100 (33.78%) HP
9 100 (33.78%) Citrix
10 86 (29.05%) Red Hat
11 79 (26.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 76 (25.68%) EMC
12 76 (25.68%) AIX
13 74 (25.00%) Finance
14 73 (24.66%) NetBackup
15 72 (24.32%) NAS
16 71 (23.99%) Microsoft
17 65 (21.96%) Security Cleared
18 64 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
19 62 (20.95%) TCP/IP
20 61 (20.61%) Migration
21 60 (20.27%) SQL
22 57 (19.26%) IBM
22 57 (19.26%) Active Directory
23 54 (18.24%) Oracle
24 52 (17.57%) Windows Server 2003
24 52 (17.57%) SC Cleared
25 51 (17.23%) Windows Server 2008
25 51 (17.23%) Veritas Volume Manager

Veritas
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 35 (11.82%) SharePoint
2 21 (7.09%) IIS
3 15 (5.07%) Apache
4 14 (4.73%) OpenStack
5 11 (3.72%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (3.72%) MS Exchange
6 8 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
7 7 (2.36%) Tomcat
8 6 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (1.69%) WebSphere
9 5 (1.69%) Lync
9 5 (1.69%) IBM HTTP Server
10 4 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.68%) JBoss
12 2 (0.68%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.68%) GlassFish
13 1 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.34%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 9 (3.04%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.69%) MS Office
3 1 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 152 (51.35%) SAN
2 72 (24.32%) NAS
3 62 (20.95%) TCP/IP
4 51 (17.23%) DNS
5 38 (12.84%) Firewall
6 34 (11.49%) LDAP
7 29 (9.80%) IPsec
8 21 (7.09%) DHCP
9 19 (6.42%) Fibre Channel
9 19 (6.42%) NetScaler
10 16 (5.41%) FCoE
10 16 (5.41%) iSCSI
11 10 (3.38%) SSH
12 9 (3.04%) WAN
13 8 (2.70%) LAN
14 5 (1.69%) FTP
15 4 (1.35%) VPN
15 4 (1.35%) Wireless
15 4 (1.35%) Cisco IPT
16 3 (1.01%) Connectrix
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (9.46%) SQL Server
2 22 (7.43%) Oracle Database
3 11 (3.72%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (2.70%) MySQL
5 6 (2.03%) RDBMS
5 6 (2.03%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (1.35%) SQL Server 2000
7 4 (1.35%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.01%) EDRMS
8 3 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.68%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.68%) Oracle9i Database
10 1 (0.34%) KDB
10 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (5.41%) WinRunner
1 16 (5.41%) TestDirector
1 16 (5.41%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (1.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (0.68%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.34%) StarTeam
4 1 (0.34%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.34%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.34%) Subversion
General
1 74 (25.00%) Finance
2 45 (15.20%) Banking
3 18 (6.08%) Investment Banking
4 10 (3.38%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.70%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.35%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.68%) Games
7 2 (0.68%) Marketing
8 1 (0.34%) Legal
8 1 (0.34%) Retail
8 1 (0.34%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 60 (20.27%) Administrator
2 43 (14.53%) UNIX Administrator
3 36 (12.16%) Analyst
4 30 (10.14%) Consultant
5 29 (9.80%) Systems Administrator
6 22 (7.43%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 20 (6.76%) Wintel Engineer
8 18 (6.08%) DBA
9 17 (5.74%) UNIX Engineer
10 16 (5.41%) Integration Engineer
11 15 (5.07%) Linux Engineer
12 13 (4.39%) Wintel Analyst
12 13 (4.39%) Linux Administrator
12 13 (4.39%) UNIX Specialist
12 13 (4.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 10 (3.38%) Test Specialist
14 9 (3.04%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 8 (2.70%) Oracle DBA
15 8 (2.70%) Architect
15 8 (2.70%) UNIX Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (8.11%) Middleware
2 7 (2.36%) Web Services
3 6 (2.03%) Oracle Streams
4 4 (1.35%) HTML
4 4 (1.35%) Flash
4 4 (1.35%) YAML
5 2 (0.68%) ADO.NET
5 2 (0.68%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.68%) CSS
5 2 (0.68%) .NET
5 2 (0.68%) LAMP
5 2 (0.68%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (0.68%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (0.68%) WCF
5 2 (0.68%) .NET Framework
5 2 (0.68%) Ajax
6 1 (0.34%) JNI
6 1 (0.34%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.34%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.34%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 111 (37.50%) Clustering
2 28 (9.46%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (8.45%) Replication
4 16 (5.41%) Management Information System
5 15 (5.07%) PDA
6 14 (4.73%) Symmetrix DMX
7 12 (4.05%) Wiki
8 11 (3.72%) Enterprise Storage
9 9 (3.04%) HACMP
10 8 (2.70%) Client/Server
11 7 (2.36%) Computer Science
11 7 (2.36%) Fat Client
11 7 (2.36%) Thin Client
12 4 (1.35%) CLARiiON
12 4 (1.35%) Device Driver
12 4 (1.35%) Blackberry
12 4 (1.35%) Hedge funds
13 3 (1.01%) EMC Centera
14 2 (0.68%) Open Source
14 2 (0.68%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 169 (57.09%) Linux
2 159 (53.72%) Solaris
3 135 (45.61%) Windows
4 127 (42.91%) UNIX
5 79 (26.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 76 (25.68%) AIX
7 52 (17.57%) Windows Server 2003
8 51 (17.23%) Windows Server 2008
9 44 (14.86%) HPUX
10 32 (10.81%) SUSE
11 28 (9.46%) Windows 7
12 26 (8.78%) Windows Server 2012
13 18 (6.08%) Windows XP
14 10 (3.38%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 9 (3.04%) Oracle Linux
16 4 (1.35%) Windows 2000
17 3 (1.01%) NetWare
18 1 (0.34%) CentOS
18 1 (0.34%) Tru64
18 1 (0.34%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (20.61%) Migration
2 41 (13.85%) Disaster Recovery
3 39 (13.18%) ITIL
4 35 (11.82%) Configuration Management
5 31 (10.47%) Change Management
6 30 (10.14%) Software Testing
7 28 (9.46%) Software Distribution
8 22 (7.43%) Low Latency
8 22 (7.43%) Incident Management
8 22 (7.43%) Test Automation
9 21 (7.09%) ITSM
10 18 (6.08%) Project Management
11 17 (5.74%) Test Scripting
11 17 (5.74%) Performance Tuning
12 15 (5.07%) Agile Software Development
13 14 (4.73%) Change Control
14 13 (4.39%) Time Management
15 11 (3.72%) Performance Monitoring
16 8 (2.70%) Business Intelligence
16 8 (2.70%) OO
Programming Languages
1 60 (20.27%) SQL
2 48 (16.22%) Perl
3 46 (15.54%) Shell Script
4 28 (9.46%) PowerShell
5 26 (8.78%) Korn
6 19 (6.42%) C
7 16 (5.41%) C#
8 15 (5.07%) VBScript
9 14 (4.73%) C++
9 14 (4.73%) Java
10 11 (3.72%) Ruby
11 9 (3.04%) VB
12 7 (2.36%) Bash Shell
13 6 (2.03%) Bourne shell
14 5 (1.69%) Python
15 4 (1.35%) PHP
16 3 (1.01%) JavaScript
17 2 (0.68%) VB.NET
18 1 (0.34%) XPath
18 1 (0.34%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 65 (21.96%) Security Cleared
2 52 (17.57%) SC Cleared
3 38 (12.84%) MCSE
3 38 (12.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (6.08%) MCITP
5 15 (5.07%) MCTS
5 15 (5.07%) MCSA
6 13 (4.39%) Degree
7 12 (4.05%) ISTQB
8 5 (1.69%) CCNA
8 5 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (1.35%) Sun Certification
9 4 (1.35%) SCSA
9 4 (1.35%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (1.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (1.01%) DV Cleared
10 3 (1.01%) VCP5
10 3 (1.01%) RHCSA
10 3 (1.01%) HNC
10 3 (1.01%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.69%) SLA
System Software
1 105 (35.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 64 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (19.26%) Active Directory
4 51 (17.23%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 33 (11.15%) Hyper-V
6 31 (10.47%) VMware ESX
7 22 (7.43%) VMware ESXi
7 22 (7.43%) XenApp
8 21 (7.09%) NFS
9 20 (6.76%) Oracle RMAN
10 19 (6.42%) Veritas File System
11 17 (5.74%) vSphere
12 15 (5.07%) XenDesktop
13 10 (3.38%) Oracle RAC
14 5 (1.69%) SRDF
14 5 (1.69%) Terminal Services
15 4 (1.35%) MetaFrame
15 4 (1.35%) Microsoft App-V
15 4 (1.35%) ISA Server
15 4 (1.35%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 73 (24.66%) NetBackup
2 43 (14.53%) Netcool
3 40 (13.51%) Tivoli
4 31 (10.47%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 27 (9.12%) SCCM
6 21 (7.09%) SCOM
7 19 (6.42%) HP SIM
8 17 (5.74%) Puppet
9 16 (5.41%) McAfee ePO
9 16 (5.41%) HP Quality Center
10 15 (5.07%) SCVMM
10 15 (5.07%) EdgeSight
11 14 (4.73%) Opscode Chef
12 12 (4.05%) Backup Exec
13 11 (3.72%) Veritas Storage Foundation
14 10 (3.38%) Nagios
15 9 (3.04%) HP Operations Orchestration
15 9 (3.04%) Control-M
16 8 (2.70%) Data Guard
17 7 (2.36%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 115 (38.85%) VMware
2 100 (33.78%) HP
2 100 (33.78%) Citrix
3 86 (29.05%) Red Hat
4 76 (25.68%) EMC
5 71 (23.99%) Microsoft
6 57 (19.26%) IBM
7 54 (18.24%) Oracle
8 46 (15.54%) Sun
9 26 (8.78%) Symantec
10 23 (7.77%) Dell
11 22 (7.43%) Cisco
12 21 (7.09%) Veeam
13 17 (5.74%) Nimsoft
13 17 (5.74%) NetApp
14 16 (5.41%) McAfee
15 15 (5.07%) CA
16 14 (4.73%) ServiceNow
17 11 (3.72%) Altiris
18 10 (3.38%) Brocade
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