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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Veritas
Rank 452 408 374
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -34
Contract jobs citing Veritas 129 158 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.31% 0.35%
As % of the Vendors category 0.54% 0.68% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 87 112
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £245 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £434 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £293 £362
% change year-on-year
+19.65% -19.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 1 7
Average hourly rate £36.25 £44.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.61% +76.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £44.00 £21.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £44.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £44.00 £23.25
% change year-on-year
-17.61% +89.24%

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
23858 23073 21233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.42% 45.56% 46.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 13643 12590 11164
Average daily rate £400 £388 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.13% +2.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £220 £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 968 990 1250
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.95
% change year-on-year
- -7.65%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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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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 -44 93 £425 +13.33% 17
London -48 40 £438 +10.75% 8
South East -1 37 £368 +13.07% 6
Scotland 0 33 £349 +3.33%
Hampshire +8 26 £300 -7.69% 3
North West - 13 £298 - 1
City of London +12 11 £425 +5.06% 5
Glasgow -5 6 £338 +3.84%
Edinburgh -11 6 £375 -
Berkshire -4 3 - - 3
Surrey - 3 £550 -
Bracknell +4 1 - -
Reading +2 1 - - 1
Epsom - 1 - -
Kent - 1 £550 -
Lancashire - - - - 1
Nottinghamshire - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - - 1
East of England - - - -
South Wales - - - - 1
Wales - - - - 1
West Lothian - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Derbyshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Fareham - - - -
Aldershot - - - - 1
Basingstoke - - - -

Veritas
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

1 158 (56.83%) Linux
2 148 (53.24%) Solaris
3 141 (50.72%) SAN
4 132 (47.48%) Windows
5 119 (42.81%) VMware
6 113 (40.65%) Clustering
7 112 (40.29%) UNIX
8 97 (34.89%) Citrix
9 95 (34.17%) HP
10 94 (33.81%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 85 (30.58%) AIX
12 76 (27.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 75 (26.98%) Red Hat
14 72 (25.90%) Microsoft
14 72 (25.90%) EMC
15 67 (24.10%) Finance
16 65 (23.38%) SQL
16 65 (23.38%) Security Cleared
17 64 (23.02%) NAS
18 62 (22.30%) VMware Infrastructure
19 59 (21.22%) IBM
19 59 (21.22%) Migration
20 56 (20.14%) TCP/IP
21 55 (19.78%) NetBackup
22 54 (19.42%) Active Directory
23 53 (19.06%) Oracle
24 51 (18.35%) Shell Script
24 51 (18.35%) SC Cleared
25 49 (17.63%) Windows Server 2008
26 48 (17.27%) Windows Server 2003

Veritas
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 36 (12.95%) SharePoint
2 22 (7.91%) IIS
3 15 (5.40%) OpenStack
4 12 (4.32%) Apache
5 8 (2.88%) MS Exchange
5 8 (2.88%) IBM HTTP Server
5 8 (2.88%) WebSphere
6 7 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (2.16%) Tomcat
7 6 (2.16%) Lync
7 6 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (1.44%) WebLogic
8 4 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (1.08%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 2 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.36%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.36%) Oracle Coherence
11 1 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 7 (2.52%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.16%) MS Office
3 2 (0.72%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.36%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.44%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 141 (50.72%) SAN
2 64 (23.02%) NAS
3 56 (20.14%) TCP/IP
4 42 (15.11%) DNS
5 32 (11.51%) Firewall
6 29 (10.43%) IPsec
7 27 (9.71%) LDAP
8 20 (7.19%) Fibre Channel
8 20 (7.19%) NetScaler
9 15 (5.40%) DHCP
10 14 (5.04%) FCoE
10 14 (5.04%) iSCSI
11 10 (3.60%) SSH
12 9 (3.24%) WAN
13 8 (2.88%) LAN
14 6 (2.16%) FTP
15 4 (1.44%) VPN
15 4 (1.44%) HTTP
15 4 (1.44%) Cisco IPT
16 3 (1.08%) Connectrix
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (8.27%) Oracle Database
2 18 (6.47%) SQL Server
3 11 (3.96%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (2.16%) RDBMS
4 6 (2.16%) Relational Database
5 5 (1.80%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.08%) EDRMS
6 3 (1.08%) Oracle9i Database
6 3 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.08%) MySQL
7 2 (0.72%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.72%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.36%) TKPROF
8 1 (0.36%) KDB
Development Applications
1 21 (7.55%) WinRunner
1 21 (7.55%) TestDirector
1 21 (7.55%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (0.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.36%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.36%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.36%) StarTeam
3 1 (0.36%) Subversion
3 1 (0.36%) Toad
General
1 67 (24.10%) Finance
2 38 (13.67%) Banking
3 13 (4.68%) Investment Banking
4 6 (2.16%) Financial Institution
4 6 (2.16%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.72%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.36%) Retail
6 1 (0.36%) Publishing
6 1 (0.36%) Legal
Job Titles
1 50 (17.99%) Administrator
2 38 (13.67%) UNIX Administrator
3 35 (12.59%) Analyst
4 30 (10.79%) Consultant
5 23 (8.27%) Systems Administrator
6 19 (6.83%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 19 (6.83%) Integration Engineer
7 18 (6.47%) Wintel Engineer
8 16 (5.76%) UNIX Engineer
9 15 (5.40%) DBA
10 13 (4.68%) Wintel Analyst
10 13 (4.68%) UNIX Specialist
10 13 (4.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 12 (4.32%) Test Engineer
11 12 (4.32%) Linux Engineer
12 10 (3.60%) Linux Administrator
13 9 (3.24%) Architect
14 8 (2.88%) Developer
14 8 (2.88%) Test Analyst
14 8 (2.88%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (10.43%) Middleware
2 5 (1.80%) Oracle Streams
3 4 (1.44%) HTML
3 4 (1.44%) Web Services
3 4 (1.44%) Flash
3 4 (1.44%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 3 (1.08%) XML
5 2 (0.72%) XSL
6 1 (0.36%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.36%) JNI
6 1 (0.36%) LAMP
6 1 (0.36%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 113 (40.65%) Clustering
2 28 (10.07%) Replication
3 27 (9.71%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (7.19%) PDA
5 13 (4.68%) Symmetrix DMX
5 13 (4.68%) Management Information System
6 12 (4.32%) Wiki
6 12 (4.32%) Computer Science
7 11 (3.96%) Enterprise Storage
7 11 (3.96%) HACMP
8 7 (2.52%) Client/Server
9 6 (2.16%) Thin Client
9 6 (2.16%) Fat Client
10 4 (1.44%) CLARiiON
10 4 (1.44%) Device Driver
11 3 (1.08%) EMC Centera
11 3 (1.08%) Blackberry
12 2 (0.72%) PKI
12 2 (0.72%) Statistics
12 2 (0.72%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 158 (56.83%) Linux
2 148 (53.24%) Solaris
3 132 (47.48%) Windows
4 112 (40.29%) UNIX
5 85 (30.58%) AIX
6 76 (27.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 49 (17.63%) Windows Server 2008
8 48 (17.27%) Windows Server 2003
9 47 (16.91%) HPUX
10 31 (11.15%) Windows 7
11 27 (9.71%) SUSE
12 23 (8.27%) Windows XP
13 22 (7.91%) Windows Server 2012
14 10 (3.60%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 9 (3.24%) Oracle Linux
16 6 (2.16%) NetWare
17 2 (0.72%) Windows 2000
18 1 (0.36%) CentOS
18 1 (0.36%) Android
18 1 (0.36%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (21.22%) Migration
2 38 (13.67%) ITIL
3 37 (13.31%) Change Management
4 35 (12.59%) Software Testing
4 35 (12.59%) Disaster Recovery
5 33 (11.87%) Configuration Management
6 28 (10.07%) Test Automation
7 27 (9.71%) Software Distribution
8 26 (9.35%) Incident Management
8 26 (9.35%) ITSM
9 23 (8.27%) Low Latency
10 21 (7.55%) Test Scripting
11 18 (6.47%) Performance Tuning
12 17 (6.12%) Project Management
13 16 (5.76%) Agile Software Development
14 13 (4.68%) Change Control
15 12 (4.32%) Root Cause Analysis
16 9 (3.24%) Time Management
16 9 (3.24%) Performance Monitoring
16 9 (3.24%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 65 (23.38%) SQL
2 51 (18.35%) Shell Script
3 47 (16.91%) Perl
4 30 (10.79%) PowerShell
5 27 (9.71%) Korn
6 17 (6.12%) C
7 16 (5.76%) VBScript
8 15 (5.40%) C#
9 12 (4.32%) C++
9 12 (4.32%) Java
10 9 (3.24%) Bash Shell
11 7 (2.52%) Ruby
11 7 (2.52%) VB
12 5 (1.80%) Bourne shell
12 5 (1.80%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.44%) Python
14 2 (0.72%) JavaScript
14 2 (0.72%) XPath
Qualifications
1 65 (23.38%) Security Cleared
2 51 (18.35%) SC Cleared
3 38 (13.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 38 (13.67%) MCSE
4 23 (8.27%) MCITP
5 20 (7.19%) MCTS
5 20 (7.19%) MCSA
6 17 (6.12%) ISTQB
6 17 (6.12%) Degree
7 5 (1.80%) DV Cleared
8 4 (1.44%) Sun Certification
8 4 (1.44%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (1.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (1.44%) SCSA
9 3 (1.08%) VCP5
9 3 (1.08%) RHCSA
9 3 (1.08%) VCP4
9 3 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (1.08%) CCA
9 3 (1.08%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.44%) SLA
System Software
1 94 (33.81%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 62 (22.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 54 (19.42%) Active Directory
4 38 (13.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 36 (12.95%) Hyper-V
6 33 (11.87%) VMware ESX
7 22 (7.91%) VMware ESXi
7 22 (7.91%) XenApp
8 20 (7.19%) Oracle RMAN
9 16 (5.76%) NFS
9 16 (5.76%) XenDesktop
10 15 (5.40%) vSphere
11 13 (4.68%) Veritas File System
12 11 (3.96%) Oracle RAC
13 6 (2.16%) GPFS
13 6 (2.16%) SRDF
14 5 (1.80%) Terminal Services
15 4 (1.44%) ISA Server
15 4 (1.44%) MetaFrame
15 4 (1.44%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 55 (19.78%) NetBackup
2 47 (16.91%) Netcool
3 35 (12.59%) Tivoli
4 31 (11.15%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 29 (10.43%) SCCM
6 23 (8.27%) SCOM
7 22 (7.91%) McAfee ePO
8 21 (7.55%) HP Quality Center
9 20 (7.19%) HP SIM
10 16 (5.76%) EdgeSight
10 16 (5.76%) SCVMM
11 13 (4.68%) Puppet
12 11 (3.96%) Veritas Storage Foundation
12 11 (3.96%) Control-M
13 10 (3.60%) Opscode Chef
13 10 (3.60%) HP Operations Orchestration
14 9 (3.24%) Nagios
15 8 (2.88%) EMC NetWorker
15 8 (2.88%) Data Guard
16 6 (2.16%) WSUS
Vendors
1 119 (42.81%) VMware
2 97 (34.89%) Citrix
3 95 (34.17%) HP
4 75 (26.98%) Red Hat
5 72 (25.90%) Microsoft
5 72 (25.90%) EMC
6 59 (21.22%) IBM
7 53 (19.06%) Oracle
8 41 (14.75%) Sun
9 24 (8.63%) Dell
10 23 (8.27%) Symantec
11 22 (7.91%) Veeam
11 22 (7.91%) McAfee
11 22 (7.91%) Cisco
12 21 (7.55%) NetApp
13 17 (6.12%) Nimsoft
14 16 (5.76%) CA
15 15 (5.40%) ServiceNow
16 10 (3.60%) Altiris
17 9 (3.24%) Brocade
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