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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Veritas
Rank 430 490 336
Rank change year-on-year
+60 -154
Contract jobs citing Veritas 178 113 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.21% 0.49%
As % of the Vendors category 0.71% 0.47% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 50 158
Average daily rate
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£389 £413 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.75% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £252 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £330 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.85% -22.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 10
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +97.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +97.36%

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
25025 24195 23227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.72% 44.96% 47.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 14656 13591 12365
Average daily rate £388 £380 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.97% -1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1112 1036 1232
Average hourly rate £18.75 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.49 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -10.25%

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 July 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 1 July 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 +24 144 £389 -8.52% 28
London -15 64 £400 -11.11% 17
South East +20 50 £400 +9.21% 2
Scotland +19 30 £355 +31.97% 2
City of London -4 27 £400 -8.57% 8
Hampshire +13 16 £400 -15.78%
Edinburgh +11 13 £325 -7.14% 2
Buckinghamshire +7 12 £369 -
North West - 11 £324 - 1
Milton Keynes +9 10 £369 -
Berkshire +4 10 £530 +76.66% 1
Surrey +4 8 £275 - 1
West Yorkshire - 6 - - 2
Yorkshire - 6 - - 4
Winchester - 6 - -
Glasgow - 6 £328 -
Reading +7 5 £288 -4.16%
East of England +3 5 £342 -
Cheshire - 5 £450 -
Manchester - 5 £300 - 1
Hertfordshire - 5 £342 -
Renfrewshire +8 4 £355 +40.59%
West Lothian -5 4 - -
Livingston -5 4 - -
Kent - 4 £514 -
West Midlands - 4 £305 - 1
North Lanarkshire - 3 - -
Fife - 3 - -
Warwickshire - 3 £310 -
Welwyn Garden City - 3 £342 -

Veritas
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 172 (55.84%) Linux
2 162 (52.60%) UNIX
3 150 (48.70%) Solaris
4 141 (45.78%) SAN
5 131 (42.53%) VMware
6 120 (38.96%) Windows
7 115 (37.34%) AIX
8 114 (37.01%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 103 (33.44%) Clustering
10 98 (31.82%) Red Hat
11 95 (30.84%) Finance
12 92 (29.87%) Perl
12 92 (29.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 90 (29.22%) HP
14 84 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
15 82 (26.62%) IBM
16 75 (24.35%) Oracle
17 69 (22.40%) NAS
18 65 (21.10%) SQL
19 64 (20.78%) Microsoft
20 57 (18.51%) NetBackup
21 56 (18.18%) Sun
21 56 (18.18%) EMC
22 55 (17.86%) Migration
23 53 (17.21%) Veritas Volume Manager
24 50 (16.23%) ITIL
25 49 (15.91%) Shell Script
25 49 (15.91%) Data Centre
26 48 (15.58%) Citrix
27 44 (14.29%) Banking

Veritas
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 17 (5.52%) SharePoint
1 17 (5.52%) MS Exchange
2 16 (5.19%) Apache
2 16 (5.19%) Tomcat
3 14 (4.55%) IIS
4 13 (4.22%) OpenStack
5 11 (3.57%) Lync
6 8 (2.60%) WebLogic
7 7 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (2.27%) Node.js
8 6 (1.95%) WebSphere
8 6 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (1.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (1.62%) IBM HTTP Server
10 4 (1.30%) JBoss
10 4 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (0.97%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 3 (0.97%) Oracle Application Server
11 3 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (0.97%) iPlanet
Applications
1 15 (4.87%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.22%) MS Office
3 8 (2.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.62%) MS Project
5 4 (1.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (2.27%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.97%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (0.65%) Radian6
4 1 (0.32%) SAP APO
4 1 (0.32%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 141 (45.78%) SAN
2 69 (22.40%) NAS
3 43 (13.96%) DNS
4 42 (13.64%) Firewall
5 32 (10.39%) TCP/IP
6 29 (9.42%) Fibre Channel
7 28 (9.09%) LDAP
8 26 (8.44%) iSCSI
9 24 (7.79%) FCoE
10 17 (5.52%) IPsec
11 11 (3.57%) WAN
11 11 (3.57%) DHCP
12 10 (3.25%) NetScaler
13 9 (2.92%) Broadband
13 9 (2.92%) LAN
13 9 (2.92%) Internet
14 8 (2.60%) VLAN
14 8 (2.60%) VPN
14 8 (2.60%) FTP
15 7 (2.27%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (6.49%) Oracle Database
2 17 (5.52%) MySQL
3 16 (5.19%) SQL Server
4 10 (3.25%) Relational Database
5 9 (2.92%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (2.92%) RDBMS
6 8 (2.60%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (2.27%) Oracle9i Database
7 7 (2.27%) Informix
8 2 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.65%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.32%) TKPROF
9 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.32%) Sybase IQ
9 1 (0.32%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 14 (4.55%) WinRunner
1 14 (4.55%) TestDirector
1 14 (4.55%) HP UFT
2 9 (2.92%) Jenkins
3 7 (2.27%) JIRA
4 6 (1.95%) Oracle Forms
5 5 (1.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (1.30%) TeamCity
7 3 (0.97%) Git (software)
8 2 (0.65%) Subversion
9 1 (0.32%) Toad
General
1 95 (30.84%) Finance
2 44 (14.29%) Banking
3 10 (3.25%) Telecoms
3 10 (3.25%) Investment Banking
4 9 (2.92%) Law
5 5 (1.62%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.30%) International Banking
6 4 (1.30%) Spanish Language
7 2 (0.65%) Publishing
7 2 (0.65%) Marketing
8 1 (0.32%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.32%) Automotive
8 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.32%) Retail
8 1 (0.32%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 73 (23.70%) Administrator
2 47 (15.26%) Systems Administrator
3 35 (11.36%) UNIX Administrator
4 32 (10.39%) Consultant
5 27 (8.77%) Analyst
6 21 (6.82%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 21 (6.82%) UNIX Engineer
6 21 (6.82%) Linux Administrator
7 16 (5.19%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 15 (4.87%) Solaris Administrator
8 15 (4.87%) Architect
9 14 (4.55%) Integration Engineer
10 13 (4.22%) Developer
10 13 (4.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 13 (4.22%) Solaris Systems Administrator
11 12 (3.90%) UNIX Consultant
12 11 (3.57%) Linux Engineer
12 11 (3.57%) Wintel Engineer
13 10 (3.25%) UNIX Support
13 10 (3.25%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (9.42%) Middleware
2 5 (1.62%) .NET
2 5 (1.62%) Web Services
3 3 (0.97%) J2EE
4 2 (0.65%) XML
4 2 (0.65%) HTML
4 2 (0.65%) Oracle Streams
5 1 (0.32%) XSL
5 1 (0.32%) JMS
5 1 (0.32%) WSDL
5 1 (0.32%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.32%) JDBC
5 1 (0.32%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 103 (33.44%) Clustering
2 49 (15.91%) Data Centre
3 29 (9.42%) Replication
4 28 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
5 27 (8.77%) HACMP
6 25 (8.12%) Enterprise Storage
7 16 (5.19%) Management Information System
7 16 (5.19%) Computer Science
8 13 (4.22%) PDA
9 9 (2.92%) Client/Server
10 8 (2.60%) IBM XIV
11 7 (2.27%) Blackberry
11 7 (2.27%) Device Driver
12 6 (1.95%) PKI
13 5 (1.62%) Hedge funds
14 3 (0.97%) LPAR
14 3 (0.97%) HP Superdome
14 3 (0.97%) N-Tier
15 2 (0.65%) CLARiiON
15 2 (0.65%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 172 (55.84%) Linux
2 162 (52.60%) UNIX
3 150 (48.70%) Solaris
4 120 (38.96%) Windows
5 115 (37.34%) AIX
6 92 (29.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 36 (11.69%) HPUX
8 27 (8.77%) Windows Server 2008
9 25 (8.12%) Windows Server 2003
10 19 (6.17%) SUSE
11 16 (5.19%) Windows XP
12 14 (4.55%) Windows 7
12 14 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
13 10 (3.25%) Data ONTAP
14 8 (2.60%) NetWare
15 7 (2.27%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 7 (2.27%) Oracle Linux
16 5 (1.62%) VMS
17 2 (0.65%) Windows 2000
18 1 (0.32%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (17.86%) Migration
2 50 (16.23%) ITIL
3 40 (12.99%) Change Management
4 38 (12.34%) Software Testing
5 30 (9.74%) Disaster Recovery
6 26 (8.44%) Test Automation
7 24 (7.79%) Configuration Management
8 22 (7.14%) ITSM
9 21 (6.82%) Agile Software Development
10 20 (6.49%) OO
11 19 (6.17%) Problem Management
12 18 (5.84%) Project Management
12 18 (5.84%) Server Building
13 16 (5.19%) Incident Management
13 16 (5.19%) Root Cause Analysis
13 16 (5.19%) Performance Tuning
14 15 (4.87%) Software Distribution
14 15 (4.87%) Software Engineering
15 14 (4.55%) Load Balancing
15 14 (4.55%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 92 (29.87%) Perl
2 65 (21.10%) SQL
3 49 (15.91%) Shell Script
4 27 (8.77%) Bash Shell
5 26 (8.44%) Korn
6 25 (8.12%) PowerShell
7 22 (7.14%) C
8 17 (5.52%) Java
8 17 (5.52%) Python
9 13 (4.22%) C++
10 10 (3.25%) C#
10 10 (3.25%) VBScript
11 8 (2.60%) PHP
11 8 (2.60%) Ruby
12 7 (2.27%) C-shell
13 5 (1.62%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.97%) AWK
14 3 (0.97%) sed
15 2 (0.65%) VB
16 1 (0.32%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 42 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 31 (10.06%) SC Cleared
3 30 (9.74%) Degree
4 15 (4.87%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (4.55%) MCSE
6 13 (4.22%) MCSA
6 13 (4.22%) MCTS
6 13 (4.22%) MCITP
7 12 (3.90%) ISTQB
8 9 (2.92%) Sun Certification
9 8 (2.60%) SCSA
10 6 (1.95%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (1.95%) CCNP
10 6 (1.95%) CCNA
11 4 (1.30%) HND
11 4 (1.30%) DV Cleared
12 3 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.65%) Oracle Certification
13 2 (0.65%) RHCE
14 1 (0.32%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.27%) SLA
2 2 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.32%) QA
System Software
1 114 (37.01%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 84 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (17.21%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 41 (13.31%) Active Directory
5 31 (10.06%) Hyper-V
6 30 (9.74%) VMware ESX
7 27 (8.77%) NFS
8 25 (8.12%) Veritas File System
9 22 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
10 19 (6.17%) vSphere
11 12 (3.90%) XenDesktop
12 10 (3.25%) XenApp
13 8 (2.60%) GPFS
14 6 (1.95%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 6 (1.95%) Firmware
15 5 (1.62%) Samba
15 5 (1.62%) Oracle RAC
15 5 (1.62%) KVM
16 4 (1.30%) vCloud
17 3 (0.97%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 57 (18.51%) NetBackup
2 33 (10.71%) Puppet
3 29 (9.42%) Tivoli
4 27 (8.77%) Netcool
5 20 (6.49%) SCOM
6 19 (6.17%) SCCM
6 19 (6.17%) McAfee ePO
6 19 (6.17%) Oracle ZFS
7 18 (5.84%) Opscode Chef
8 17 (5.52%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 17 (5.52%) Control-M
9 14 (4.55%) OpenView
9 14 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
9 14 (4.55%) SCVMM
10 13 (4.22%) Backup Exec
11 12 (3.90%) Nagios
12 9 (2.92%) Norton AntiVirus
13 8 (2.60%) Oracle RMAN
13 8 (2.60%) HP SIM
13 8 (2.60%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 131 (42.53%) VMware
2 98 (31.82%) Red Hat
3 90 (29.22%) HP
4 82 (26.62%) IBM
5 75 (24.35%) Oracle
6 64 (20.78%) Microsoft
7 56 (18.18%) Sun
7 56 (18.18%) EMC
8 48 (15.58%) Citrix
9 38 (12.34%) Symantec
10 29 (9.42%) Cisco
11 27 (8.77%) NetApp
12 21 (6.82%) McAfee
13 19 (6.17%) Dell
14 13 (4.22%) Veeam
15 10 (3.25%) ServiceNow
15 10 (3.25%) Cognos
15 10 (3.25%) CA
16 9 (2.92%) Remedy
16 9 (2.92%) SAP
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