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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Veritas
Rank 467 384 404
Rank change year-on-year
-83 +20
Contract jobs citing Veritas 141 198 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.38% 0.32%
As % of the Vendors category 0.55% 0.82% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 117 92
Average daily rate
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£368 £375 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% -10.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £353 £400
% change year-on-year
-0.70% -11.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 6
Average hourly rate £33.00 £17.00 £21.82
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.11% -22.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.60 £12.90 £15.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.20 £19.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £17.00 £15.64
% change year-on-year
+94.11% +8.73%

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
25422 24038 24478
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.55% 46.25% 47.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 14968 13682 12666
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1238 1190 1329
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 £11.00 £10.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 -96 100 £400 +6.66% 25
London -59 60 £400 +2.89% 13
Scotland +11 39 £339 -1.81% 4
South East -38 20 £400 +11.11% 6
City of London -15 16 £400 +6.66% 5
North East -27 10 £250 -
Durham - 10 £250 -
Edinburgh -3 9 £438 +9.37%
Hampshire -35 7 £365 +0.68%
Peterlee - 7 - -
Reading +15 6 £350 +20.68% 2
Berkshire -6 6 £350 +20.68% 3
Glasgow -3 4 £325 -3.70%
East of England -13 4 £270 - 3
North West -3 3 £370 -
Surrey -7 3 £415 -2.35% 2
Hemel Hempstead - 3 - -
Hertfordshire - 3 - - 3
West Midlands -12 2 £349 -
Docklands, London +18 1 £353 -17.05%
West Yorkshire -2 1 - - 2
Camberley -5 1 £450 -
Leeds -10 1 - - 2
Yorkshire -16 1 - - 2
Bedfordshire - 1 £270 -
Kidlington - 1 £375 - 1
Luton - 1 £270 -
Harrow - 1 £400 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £375 - 1
Somerset - - - -

Veritas
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (53.73%) Solaris
2 141 (52.61%) Linux
3 139 (51.87%) UNIX
4 119 (44.40%) SAN
5 104 (38.81%) Windows
6 96 (35.82%) NetBackup
7 91 (33.96%) Clustering
8 90 (33.58%) VMware
9 88 (32.84%) Finance
10 87 (32.46%) Citrix
11 86 (32.09%) HP
12 81 (30.22%) Active Directory
13 79 (29.48%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 75 (27.99%) Microsoft
15 74 (27.61%) Red Hat
16 63 (23.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 63 (23.51%) NAS
17 60 (22.39%) EMC
18 59 (22.01%) Security Cleared
19 56 (20.90%) SQL
20 53 (19.78%) DNS
20 53 (19.78%) Veritas Volume Manager
21 50 (18.66%) Tivoli
22 47 (17.54%) Windows Server 2008
23 46 (17.16%) VMware Infrastructure
24 45 (16.79%) SC Cleared
24 45 (16.79%) TCP/IP
25 44 (16.42%) Banking
26 43 (16.04%) Sun
26 43 (16.04%) Windows Server 2003

Veritas
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 28 (10.45%) SharePoint
2 24 (8.96%) IIS
3 19 (7.09%) MS Exchange
4 16 (5.97%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (3.73%) Exchange Server 2003
6 9 (3.36%) Apache
7 8 (2.99%) SharePoint 2010
8 7 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (2.24%) Tomcat
10 4 (1.49%) Office Communications Server
10 4 (1.49%) Lync
10 4 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (1.12%) OpenStack
11 3 (1.12%) JBoss
12 2 (0.75%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.75%) GlassFish
12 2 (0.75%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.37%) IBM HTTP Server
13 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 12 (4.48%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.61%) MS Office
3 1 (0.37%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.75%) SaaS
2 1 (0.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 119 (44.40%) SAN
2 63 (23.51%) NAS
3 53 (19.78%) DNS
4 45 (16.79%) TCP/IP
5 38 (14.18%) Firewall
6 36 (13.43%) LDAP
7 26 (9.70%) IPsec
8 24 (8.96%) DHCP
9 10 (3.73%) WAN
10 9 (3.36%) SSH
10 9 (3.36%) Fibre Channel
11 8 (2.99%) NetScaler
11 8 (2.99%) LAN
12 5 (1.87%) iSCSI
13 4 (1.49%) FCoE
13 4 (1.49%) Cisco IPT
13 4 (1.49%) Wireless
14 3 (1.12%) Connectrix
14 3 (1.12%) VPN
14 3 (1.12%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (11.19%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.85%) Oracle Database
3 10 (3.73%) MySQL
4 9 (3.36%) Oracle Database 11g
5 8 (2.99%) SQL Server 2000
6 7 (2.61%) RDBMS
6 7 (2.61%) Relational Database
7 6 (2.24%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (2.24%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (1.12%) EDRMS
8 3 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.75%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.37%) KDB
10 1 (0.37%) Informix
10 1 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (2.61%) WinRunner
1 7 (2.61%) TestDirector
1 7 (2.61%) QuickTest Pro
2 6 (2.24%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (1.87%) Subversion
4 2 (0.75%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.37%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.37%) StarTeam
General
1 88 (32.84%) Finance
2 44 (16.42%) Banking
3 30 (11.19%) Financial Institution
4 16 (5.97%) Investment Banking
5 12 (4.48%) Telecoms
6 8 (2.99%) Games
7 5 (1.87%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.12%) Legal
9 2 (0.75%) Advertising
9 2 (0.75%) Retail
9 2 (0.75%) Marketing
10 1 (0.37%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 58 (21.64%) Administrator
2 41 (15.30%) UNIX Administrator
3 39 (14.55%) Analyst
4 32 (11.94%) Systems Administrator
5 26 (9.70%) Operations Analyst
6 25 (9.33%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 19 (7.09%) Wintel Engineer
8 17 (6.34%) Linux Engineer
9 16 (5.97%) UNIX Engineer
10 15 (5.60%) Support Engineer
10 15 (5.60%) DBA
10 15 (5.60%) Integration Engineer
11 12 (4.48%) Consultant
11 12 (4.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 12 (4.48%) Linux Administrator
12 10 (3.73%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 10 (3.73%) Architect
13 8 (2.99%) Systems Engineer
13 8 (2.99%) Test Engineer
13 8 (2.99%) UNIX Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (7.84%) Middleware
2 5 (1.87%) YAML
3 4 (1.49%) Oracle Streams
3 4 (1.49%) Web Services
4 3 (1.12%) Flash
4 3 (1.12%) HTML
4 3 (1.12%) .NET
4 3 (1.12%) LAMP
5 2 (0.75%) Ajax
5 2 (0.75%) .NET Framework
5 2 (0.75%) WCF
5 2 (0.75%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (0.75%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (0.75%) ADO.NET
5 2 (0.75%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.75%) CSS
5 2 (0.75%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.37%) XML
6 1 (0.37%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.37%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 91 (33.96%) Clustering
2 26 (9.70%) Hedge funds
3 19 (7.09%) Replication
4 18 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (4.85%) Symmetrix DMX
5 13 (4.85%) Management Information System
6 10 (3.73%) Blackberry
6 10 (3.73%) Wiki
7 7 (2.61%) Fat Client
7 7 (2.61%) Enterprise Storage
7 7 (2.61%) PDA
7 7 (2.61%) SecurID
7 7 (2.61%) Client/Server
7 7 (2.61%) Thin Client
7 7 (2.61%) HACMP
8 6 (2.24%) AS400
8 6 (2.24%) VAX
8 6 (2.24%) Online Games
9 5 (1.87%) CLARiiON
10 4 (1.49%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 144 (53.73%) Solaris
2 141 (52.61%) Linux
3 139 (51.87%) UNIX
4 104 (38.81%) Windows
5 63 (23.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 47 (17.54%) Windows Server 2008
7 43 (16.04%) Windows Server 2003
8 40 (14.93%) AIX
9 27 (10.07%) Windows Server 2012
10 24 (8.96%) SUSE
11 21 (7.84%) Windows 7
12 16 (5.97%) HPUX
13 8 (2.99%) Windows XP
14 6 (2.24%) VMS
14 6 (2.24%) Windows 2000
14 6 (2.24%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 6 (2.24%) CentOS
15 3 (1.12%) Oracle Linux
15 3 (1.12%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (15.67%) Migration
2 41 (15.30%) Disaster Recovery
3 34 (12.69%) ITIL
4 30 (11.19%) Configuration Management
5 26 (9.70%) Software Distribution
6 17 (6.34%) Change Management
7 16 (5.97%) Performance Tuning
8 15 (5.60%) Change Control
9 13 (4.85%) Time Management
10 11 (4.10%) Problem Management
11 10 (3.73%) Software Testing
11 10 (3.73%) Incident Management
11 10 (3.73%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (3.73%) Network Monitoring
12 9 (3.36%) Project Management
13 8 (2.99%) Performance Monitoring
14 7 (2.61%) Low Latency
14 7 (2.61%) Test Automation
14 7 (2.61%) ITSM
15 6 (2.24%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 56 (20.90%) SQL
2 37 (13.81%) Shell Script
3 36 (13.43%) Perl
4 23 (8.58%) Korn
5 19 (7.09%) PowerShell
6 15 (5.60%) C
7 12 (4.48%) C++
7 12 (4.48%) Java
8 10 (3.73%) Bash Shell
9 8 (2.99%) Python
9 8 (2.99%) Ruby
9 8 (2.99%) Bourne shell
9 8 (2.99%) VB
10 5 (1.87%) C#
10 5 (1.87%) PHP
10 5 (1.87%) VBScript
11 2 (0.75%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.75%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.75%) C-shell
12 1 (0.37%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 59 (22.01%) Security Cleared
2 45 (16.79%) SC Cleared
3 34 (12.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 31 (11.57%) MCSE
5 12 (4.48%) MCITP
6 10 (3.73%) Degree
7 8 (2.99%) RHCSA
7 8 (2.99%) MCSA
8 7 (2.61%) ISTQB
8 7 (2.61%) MCTS
9 6 (2.24%) DV Cleared
9 6 (2.24%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (1.87%) CCNA
11 4 (1.49%) RHCE
11 4 (1.49%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (1.12%) HNC
12 3 (1.12%) CCA
12 3 (1.12%) Citrix Certification
12 3 (1.12%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (9.33%) SLA
System Software
1 81 (30.22%) Active Directory
2 79 (29.48%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 53 (19.78%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 46 (17.16%) VMware Infrastructure
5 26 (9.70%) NFS
6 22 (8.21%) VMware ESX
7 19 (7.09%) Hyper-V
8 15 (5.60%) vSphere
9 14 (5.22%) Veritas File System
10 13 (4.85%) XenApp
11 12 (4.48%) VMware ESXi
12 10 (3.73%) Oracle RAC
13 9 (3.36%) Oracle RMAN
14 7 (2.61%) Xen
15 6 (2.24%) Terminal Services
16 5 (1.87%) XenServer
16 5 (1.87%) vCloud
17 4 (1.49%) SRDF
17 4 (1.49%) XenDesktop
17 4 (1.49%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 96 (35.82%) NetBackup
2 50 (18.66%) Tivoli
3 39 (14.55%) Netcool
4 32 (11.94%) Control-M
5 27 (10.07%) Backup Exec
5 27 (10.07%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 25 (9.33%) Nagios
7 20 (7.46%) Puppet
8 19 (7.09%) SCOM
9 18 (6.72%) SCCM
10 14 (5.22%) HP SIM
11 13 (4.85%) Veritas Storage Foundation
12 10 (3.73%) Opscode Chef
13 9 (3.36%) Legato
13 9 (3.36%) OpenView
14 7 (2.61%) BMC PATROL
14 7 (2.61%) HP Quality Center
14 7 (2.61%) McAfee ePO
15 6 (2.24%) Data Guard
15 6 (2.24%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 90 (33.58%) VMware
2 87 (32.46%) Citrix
3 86 (32.09%) HP
4 75 (27.99%) Microsoft
5 74 (27.61%) Red Hat
6 60 (22.39%) EMC
7 43 (16.04%) Sun
8 39 (14.55%) Oracle
9 36 (13.43%) IBM
10 32 (11.94%) Symantec
11 22 (8.21%) NetApp
11 22 (8.21%) Cisco
12 21 (7.84%) Altiris
13 16 (5.97%) Dell
14 11 (4.10%) BMC
14 11 (4.10%) Intel
14 11 (4.10%) Veeam
15 10 (3.73%) SolarWinds
15 10 (3.73%) Remedy
16 9 (3.36%) Sophos
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