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 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Veritas
Rank 474 362 339
Rank change year-on-year
-112 -23
Contract jobs citing Veritas 128 224 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.42% 0.46%
As % of the Vendors category 0.50% 0.90% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 142 184
Average daily rate
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£395 £390 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.28% +5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £330 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.02% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 5
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.25 £15.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.70% +90.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.90 £26.05 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £34.45 £28.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £30.25 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+15.70% +98.36%

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
25763 25003 27340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 46.34% 46.85% 46.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 14425 13841 13899
Average daily rate £385 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.66%
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 1090 1121 1386
Average hourly rate £18.50 £19.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.12% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.35 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.48 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.59% +2.52%

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 27 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 27 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 -96 109 £410 +2.43% 32
London -77 68 £400 - 14
South East -15 24 £500 +26.98% 10
City of London +15 22 £400 - 8
Scotland -26 19 £335 -11.84% 4
Hampshire -4 13 £475 +36.69% 1
North East - 11 £332 - 1
East of England -21 5 £600 +207.69%
Kent -7 4 £506 +2.53%
Surrey -9 4 £538 +34.37% 3
Hertfordshire -11 4 - -
Reading +6 3 £200 -52.94% 2
Berkshire +5 3 £200 -52.94% 6
Southampton - 3 £475 -
East Midlands - 3 £344 -
Glasgow -9 2 £369 - 2
Harrow - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £400 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £425 -
Wiltshire - 1 - -
South West - 1 - -
Wales - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - - 1
East Yorkshire - - - -
North West - - - - 1
South Wales - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 5
Warwickshire - - - - 1
West Lothian - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 5

Veritas
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 138 (57.50%) UNIX
2 131 (54.58%) Solaris
3 128 (53.33%) Linux
4 104 (43.33%) Windows
5 95 (39.58%) NetBackup
6 92 (38.33%) SAN
7 78 (32.50%) Finance
8 75 (31.25%) VMware
9 72 (30.00%) Red Hat
9 72 (30.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 71 (29.58%) Microsoft
11 70 (29.17%) Clustering
12 64 (26.67%) HP
13 62 (25.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 61 (25.42%) Active Directory
15 57 (23.75%) SQL
16 54 (22.50%) Citrix
17 51 (21.25%) Security Cleared
18 50 (20.83%) Oracle
18 50 (20.83%) Perl
19 49 (20.42%) VMware Infrastructure
20 47 (19.58%) Tivoli
21 44 (18.33%) AIX
22 42 (17.50%) Windows Server 2003
22 42 (17.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
23 41 (17.08%) SQL Server
24 40 (16.67%) Control-M
25 39 (16.25%) NAS
26 38 (15.83%) EMC
27 37 (15.42%) Netcool

Veritas
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 22 (9.17%) MS Exchange
2 15 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 12 (5.00%) Apache
3 12 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (4.17%) IIS
5 6 (2.50%) Tomcat
5 6 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (2.50%) SharePoint Server
5 6 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (2.08%) Office Communications Server
7 3 (1.25%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.83%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.83%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.42%) SAS
9 1 (0.42%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 1 (0.42%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.42%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 8 (3.33%) MS Office
1 8 (3.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (2.08%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.42%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.25%) SaaS
2 1 (0.42%) Office 365
2 1 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 92 (38.33%) SAN
2 39 (16.25%) NAS
3 36 (15.00%) DNS
4 32 (13.33%) LDAP
5 25 (10.42%) TCP/IP
6 22 (9.17%) Firewall
7 17 (7.08%) DHCP
8 11 (4.58%) Fibre Channel
9 10 (4.17%) IPsec
10 6 (2.50%) iSCSI
10 6 (2.50%) Internet
11 5 (2.08%) VPN
11 5 (2.08%) WAN
12 4 (1.67%) LAN
12 4 (1.67%) FCoE
13 3 (1.25%) Wireless
13 3 (1.25%) MPLS
13 3 (1.25%) SSH
13 3 (1.25%) HTTP
13 3 (1.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (17.08%) SQL Server
2 25 (10.42%) Oracle Database
3 17 (7.08%) SQL Server 2000
4 16 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 13 (5.42%) Oracle Database 11g
6 11 (4.58%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (4.58%) Oracle Database 10g
7 8 (3.33%) RDBMS
7 8 (3.33%) MySQL
7 8 (3.33%) Relational Database
8 7 (2.92%) Sybase ASE
9 5 (2.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 5 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (1.67%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 4 (1.67%) Sybase IQ
11 3 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (1.25%) DB2
11 3 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (1.25%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 13 (5.42%) WinRunner
1 13 (5.42%) TestDirector
1 13 (5.42%) QuickTest Pro
2 6 (2.50%) Toad
2 6 (2.50%) Git (software)
2 6 (2.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 5 (2.08%) Subversion
4 3 (1.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.83%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.42%) JUnit
6 1 (0.42%) JIRA
6 1 (0.42%) JMeter
General
1 78 (32.50%) Finance
2 37 (15.42%) Banking
3 30 (12.50%) Financial Institution
4 17 (7.08%) Investment Banking
5 15 (6.25%) Telecoms
6 9 (3.75%) Games
7 8 (3.33%) Retail
8 5 (2.08%) Manufacturing
8 5 (2.08%) Advertising
9 3 (1.25%) Legal
10 2 (0.83%) Marketing
11 1 (0.42%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (20.42%) Administrator
2 41 (17.08%) Analyst
3 30 (12.50%) Operations Analyst
4 29 (12.08%) UNIX Administrator
5 22 (9.17%) Support Engineer
6 21 (8.75%) DBA
7 20 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
8 15 (6.25%) UNIX Systems Administrator
9 13 (5.42%) UNIX Engineer
9 13 (5.42%) Architect
9 13 (5.42%) Linux Engineer
10 11 (4.58%) Linux Administrator
10 11 (4.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 10 (4.17%) Consultant
11 10 (4.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 10 (4.17%) UNIX Support
12 9 (3.75%) Test Analyst
12 9 (3.75%) Systems Engineer
13 8 (3.33%) SQL DBA
13 8 (3.33%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (6.25%) Middleware
2 5 (2.08%) HTML
2 5 (2.08%) XML
2 5 (2.08%) YAML
3 4 (1.67%) Web Services
4 3 (1.25%) CSS
4 3 (1.25%) .NET
5 2 (0.83%) ADO.NET
5 2 (0.83%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.83%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (0.83%) LAMP
5 2 (0.83%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (0.83%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (0.83%) Ajax
5 2 (0.83%) .NET Framework
5 2 (0.83%) Software Packaging
5 2 (0.83%) WCF
6 1 (0.42%) Oracle Streams
6 1 (0.42%) wxWidgets
6 1 (0.42%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 70 (29.17%) Clustering
2 30 (12.50%) Hedge funds
3 26 (10.83%) Replication
4 9 (3.75%) HACMP
4 9 (3.75%) Blackberry
5 8 (3.33%) AS400
5 8 (3.33%) SecurID
5 8 (3.33%) VAX
6 7 (2.92%) PDA
6 7 (2.92%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.92%) Online Games
7 4 (1.67%) CLARiiON
8 2 (0.83%) Symmetrix
8 2 (0.83%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.83%) Celerra
8 2 (0.83%) Symmetrix DMX
8 2 (0.83%) Open Source
8 2 (0.83%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.42%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.42%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 138 (57.50%) UNIX
2 131 (54.58%) Solaris
3 128 (53.33%) Linux
4 104 (43.33%) Windows
5 62 (25.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 44 (18.33%) AIX
7 42 (17.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 35 (14.58%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (6.67%) Windows XP
10 12 (5.00%) Windows 7
11 11 (4.58%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (3.75%) Windows 2000
13 8 (3.33%) VMS
13 8 (3.33%) HPUX
13 8 (3.33%) SUSE
14 6 (2.50%) CentOS
15 5 (2.08%) NetWare
16 3 (1.25%) Windows 2000 Server
16 3 (1.25%) OpenVMS
17 2 (0.83%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (14.58%) ITIL
2 32 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 22 (9.17%) Migration
4 21 (8.75%) Change Management
5 14 (5.83%) Software Distribution
6 13 (5.42%) Test Automation
7 12 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 12 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
8 11 (4.58%) Performance Tuning
8 11 (4.58%) Configuration Management
9 10 (4.17%) Software Testing
9 10 (4.17%) Load Balancing
9 10 (4.17%) Problem Management
10 9 (3.75%) Test Scripting
11 8 (3.33%) Project Management
12 7 (2.92%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 7 (2.92%) Release Management
12 7 (2.92%) Capacity Management
12 7 (2.92%) Kernel Tuning
13 6 (2.50%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 57 (23.75%) SQL
2 50 (20.83%) Perl
3 32 (13.33%) Shell Script
4 21 (8.75%) Bash Shell
5 17 (7.08%) Java
6 13 (5.42%) C
6 13 (5.42%) C++
6 13 (5.42%) Korn
7 11 (4.58%) Python
8 9 (3.75%) PowerShell
8 9 (3.75%) Bourne shell
9 6 (2.50%) Ruby
9 6 (2.50%) PHP
9 6 (2.50%) PL/SQL
10 5 (2.08%) VB
11 3 (1.25%) C#
11 3 (1.25%) C-shell
12 2 (0.83%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.83%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.83%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 51 (21.25%) Security Cleared
2 35 (14.58%) SC Cleared
3 20 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (6.25%) MCSE
4 15 (6.25%) DV Cleared
5 10 (4.17%) MCITP
6 8 (3.33%) MCSA
7 7 (2.92%) ISTQB
7 7 (2.92%) Degree
7 7 (2.92%) MCTS
8 6 (2.50%) ISEB
9 4 (1.67%) RHCE
9 4 (1.67%) MCDBA
9 4 (1.67%) MCT
10 3 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.83%) CCNA
11 2 (0.83%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.83%) NCDA
11 2 (0.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (10.42%) SLA
2 1 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 72 (30.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 61 (25.42%) Active Directory
3 49 (20.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 42 (17.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 21 (8.75%) VMware ESX
6 19 (7.92%) Hyper-V
6 19 (7.92%) Veritas File System
7 18 (7.50%) Oracle RAC
7 18 (7.50%) NFS
8 11 (4.58%) Oracle RMAN
9 9 (3.75%) Xen
10 8 (3.33%) XenApp
10 8 (3.33%) vSphere
11 6 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
12 5 (2.08%) DFS Replication
12 5 (2.08%) GPFS
13 4 (1.67%) Terminal Services
14 3 (1.25%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 3 (1.25%) SRDF
14 3 (1.25%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 95 (39.58%) NetBackup
2 47 (19.58%) Tivoli
3 40 (16.67%) Control-M
4 37 (15.42%) Netcool
5 30 (12.50%) Backup Exec
6 24 (10.00%) Puppet
7 23 (9.58%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 21 (8.75%) Nagios
9 20 (8.33%) BMC PATROL
10 18 (7.50%) SCOM
11 15 (6.25%) Data Guard
11 15 (6.25%) McAfee ePO
12 13 (5.42%) HP Quality Center
13 11 (4.58%) Veritas Storage Foundation
13 11 (4.58%) OpenView
13 11 (4.58%) Legato
14 9 (3.75%) Opscode Chef
15 8 (3.33%) Tivoli NetView
15 8 (3.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 8 (3.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 75 (31.25%) VMware
2 72 (30.00%) Red Hat
3 71 (29.58%) Microsoft
4 64 (26.67%) HP
5 54 (22.50%) Citrix
6 50 (20.83%) Oracle
7 38 (15.83%) EMC
8 34 (14.17%) NetApp
9 29 (12.08%) IBM
10 27 (11.25%) Sun
11 22 (9.17%) BMC
11 22 (9.17%) Symantec
12 15 (6.25%) Remedy
12 15 (6.25%) McAfee
12 15 (6.25%) Cisco
13 14 (5.83%) Altiris
14 13 (5.42%) Intel
15 12 (5.00%) Hitachi
15 12 (5.00%) SolarWinds
16 11 (4.58%) Dell
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