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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Veritas
Rank 467 467 357
Rank change year-on-year
0 -110
Contract jobs citing Veritas 127 133 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.24% 0.43%
As % of the Vendors category 0.50% 0.53% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 76 161
Average daily rate
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£400 £422 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.21% +9.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £245 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £335 £370
% change year-on-year
+11.94% -9.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%

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
25269 25137 22645
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.35% 45.52% 46.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 14362 14090 11990
Average daily rate £400 £392 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.97% -1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £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 1091 1071 1207
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.02 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.15 £41.15 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -9 101 £400 -5.88% 13
South East +16 43 £466 +3.44% 4
London -21 40 £400 -9.09% 6
Hampshire +9 22 £368 - 1
Scotland +8 22 £349 -7.00% 1
City of London +15 14 £400 -9.09% 1
Winchester +2 12 £375 - 1
Kent - 9 £500 - 1
Renfrewshire +3 8 £325 -14.02%
Erskine +3 8 £325 -14.02%
Glasgow - 6 £338 - 1
Surrey 0 5 £300 -37.66% 1
West Yorkshire -7 5 £375 +36.36%
Berkshire -10 5 - - 1
Yorkshire -13 5 £375 +36.36%
Tonbridge - 5 £488 -
Edinburgh +5 4 £400 +40.35%
West Midlands -10 4 £400 +96.31%
Warwickshire - 4 £400 -
East Midlands +6 3 £347 - 1
Buckinghamshire +2 3 £369 -
Reading -1 3 - - 1
North West -18 3 £300 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £347 -
Milton Keynes - 3 £369 -
Nottingham - 3 £347 -
Manchester - 3 £300 -
Leeds -14 2 £375 +36.36%
Swansea - 2 £495 -
Guildford - 2 £275 -

Veritas
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 168 (60.22%) Linux
2 143 (51.25%) Solaris
3 134 (48.03%) SAN
4 132 (47.31%) UNIX
5 128 (45.88%) VMware
6 120 (43.01%) Windows
7 119 (42.65%) Clustering
8 106 (37.99%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 102 (36.56%) AIX
10 89 (31.90%) Red Hat
10 89 (31.90%) HP
11 86 (30.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 77 (27.60%) Citrix
13 75 (26.88%) Finance
14 74 (26.52%) VMware Infrastructure
15 72 (25.81%) Perl
16 67 (24.01%) Oracle
17 64 (22.94%) Microsoft
17 64 (22.94%) NAS
18 63 (22.58%) IBM
19 61 (21.86%) SQL
20 60 (21.51%) EMC
21 54 (19.35%) Security Cleared
22 52 (18.64%) Shell Script
22 52 (18.64%) HPUX
23 50 (17.92%) ITIL
24 49 (17.56%) TCP/IP
25 45 (16.13%) Sun
25 45 (16.13%) SC Cleared
26 43 (15.41%) Active Directory

Veritas
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 30 (10.75%) SharePoint
2 20 (7.17%) OpenStack
3 19 (6.81%) Apache
4 13 (4.66%) Tomcat
5 10 (3.58%) IIS
6 9 (3.23%) MS Exchange
7 8 (2.87%) IBM HTTP Server
7 8 (2.87%) WebLogic
7 8 (2.87%) WebSphere
8 6 (2.15%) Lync
8 6 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (1.43%) Node.js
11 3 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (1.08%) iPlanet
11 3 (1.08%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 3 (1.08%) JBoss
11 3 (1.08%) Oracle Application Server
12 2 (0.72%) MQSeries
12 2 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 10 (3.58%) MS Office
1 10 (3.58%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.79%) MS Project
3 3 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.43%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.08%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 134 (48.03%) SAN
2 64 (22.94%) NAS
3 49 (17.56%) TCP/IP
4 37 (13.26%) DNS
5 31 (11.11%) Firewall
6 25 (8.96%) LDAP
6 25 (8.96%) IPsec
7 24 (8.60%) Fibre Channel
8 21 (7.53%) NetScaler
9 20 (7.17%) FCoE
9 20 (7.17%) iSCSI
10 9 (3.23%) DHCP
11 7 (2.51%) VLAN
11 7 (2.51%) Internet
11 7 (2.51%) WAN
12 6 (2.15%) VPN
13 4 (1.43%) SSH
13 4 (1.43%) FTP
13 4 (1.43%) HTTP
13 4 (1.43%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (6.45%) Oracle Database
2 11 (3.94%) MySQL
3 8 (2.87%) SQL Server
4 6 (2.15%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (1.79%) Relational Database
5 5 (1.79%) RDBMS
6 4 (1.43%) Informix
7 3 (1.08%) Oracle9i Database
8 2 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.72%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.36%) TKPROF
9 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 21 (7.53%) WinRunner
1 21 (7.53%) TestDirector
1 21 (7.53%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (1.79%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.43%) TeamCity
3 4 (1.43%) JIRA
4 3 (1.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (1.08%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.36%) StarTeam
5 1 (0.36%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.36%) Toad
5 1 (0.36%) Subversion
General
1 75 (26.88%) Finance
2 28 (10.04%) Banking
3 10 (3.58%) Investment Banking
4 7 (2.51%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.79%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.43%) International Banking
7 2 (0.72%) Law
7 2 (0.72%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.36%) Retail
8 1 (0.36%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 58 (20.79%) Administrator
2 36 (12.90%) Systems Administrator
2 36 (12.90%) UNIX Administrator
3 33 (11.83%) Analyst
4 31 (11.11%) Consultant
5 25 (8.96%) UNIX Engineer
6 20 (7.17%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 19 (6.81%) Integration Engineer
8 16 (5.73%) Wintel Analyst
9 15 (5.38%) Linux Administrator
10 13 (4.66%) Test Engineer
11 12 (4.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 12 (4.30%) Linux Engineer
12 11 (3.94%) UNIX Consultant
12 11 (3.94%) Wintel Engineer
12 11 (3.94%) Developer
13 10 (3.58%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 10 (3.58%) UNIX Specialist
13 10 (3.58%) UNIX Support
14 9 (3.23%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (13.26%) Middleware
2 5 (1.79%) Web Services
3 4 (1.43%) HTML
3 4 (1.43%) Oracle Streams
4 3 (1.08%) .NET
4 3 (1.08%) J2EE
4 3 (1.08%) XML
5 2 (0.72%) XSL
5 2 (0.72%) Flash
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 1 (0.36%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.36%) WSDL
6 1 (0.36%) JMS
6 1 (0.36%) JDBC
6 1 (0.36%) JNI
Miscellaneous
1 119 (42.65%) Clustering
2 32 (11.47%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (8.60%) Replication
3 24 (8.60%) HACMP
4 20 (7.17%) PDA
5 18 (6.45%) Management Information System
6 14 (5.02%) Computer Science
7 12 (4.30%) Enterprise Storage
8 7 (2.51%) Wiki
8 7 (2.51%) Symmetrix DMX
9 5 (1.79%) PKI
10 4 (1.43%) Device Driver
10 4 (1.43%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.43%) IBM XIV
11 3 (1.08%) Hedge funds
11 3 (1.08%) HP Superdome
11 3 (1.08%) N-Tier
12 2 (0.72%) Blackberry
12 2 (0.72%) Grid Computing
12 2 (0.72%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 168 (60.22%) Linux
2 143 (51.25%) Solaris
3 132 (47.31%) UNIX
4 120 (43.01%) Windows
5 102 (36.56%) AIX
6 86 (30.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 52 (18.64%) HPUX
8 37 (13.26%) Windows Server 2008
9 33 (11.83%) Windows Server 2003
10 30 (10.75%) SUSE
11 25 (8.96%) Windows 7
12 22 (7.89%) Windows XP
13 14 (5.02%) Windows Server 2012
13 14 (5.02%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 13 (4.66%) Oracle Linux
15 8 (2.87%) NetWare
16 1 (0.36%) Android
16 1 (0.36%) MVS
16 1 (0.36%) zOS
16 1 (0.36%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (17.92%) ITIL
2 43 (15.41%) Migration
3 39 (13.98%) Software Testing
4 37 (13.26%) Change Management
5 33 (11.83%) ITSM
5 33 (11.83%) Configuration Management
6 32 (11.47%) Test Automation
7 27 (9.68%) Low Latency
8 25 (8.96%) Incident Management
9 23 (8.24%) Project Management
9 23 (8.24%) Software Distribution
10 22 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
10 22 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
11 21 (7.53%) Test Scripting
12 17 (6.09%) OO
12 17 (6.09%) Performance Tuning
13 14 (5.02%) Root Cause Analysis
14 12 (4.30%) Service Management
15 11 (3.94%) Software Engineering
16 10 (3.58%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (25.81%) Perl
2 61 (21.86%) SQL
3 52 (18.64%) Shell Script
4 28 (10.04%) Korn
5 26 (9.32%) PowerShell
6 21 (7.53%) Bash Shell
7 19 (6.81%) VBScript
8 18 (6.45%) C#
9 17 (6.09%) C
10 14 (5.02%) C++
10 14 (5.02%) Java
11 12 (4.30%) Python
12 11 (3.94%) Ruby
13 6 (2.15%) C-shell
14 5 (1.79%) PHP
14 5 (1.79%) PL/SQL
15 4 (1.43%) VB
16 2 (0.72%) JavaScript
16 2 (0.72%) Bourne shell
16 2 (0.72%) XPath
Qualifications
1 54 (19.35%) Security Cleared
2 45 (16.13%) SC Cleared
3 26 (9.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 26 (9.32%) MCSE
4 24 (8.60%) Degree
5 22 (7.89%) MCITP
6 20 (7.17%) MCTS
6 20 (7.17%) MCSA
7 17 (6.09%) ISTQB
8 7 (2.51%) Sun Certification
8 7 (2.51%) SCSA
9 4 (1.43%) CCNA
9 4 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (1.43%) DV Cleared
10 3 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.08%) CCNP
10 3 (1.08%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (1.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.72%) HND
11 2 (0.72%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.72%) SLA
2 1 (0.36%) QA
System Software
1 106 (37.99%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 74 (26.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (15.41%) Active Directory
4 42 (15.05%) Hyper-V
4 42 (15.05%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 34 (12.19%) VMware ESX
6 21 (7.53%) VMware ESXi
7 20 (7.17%) XenDesktop
7 20 (7.17%) XenApp
8 18 (6.45%) NFS
9 13 (4.66%) vSphere
10 9 (3.23%) Oracle RAC
10 9 (3.23%) Veritas File System
11 8 (2.87%) GPFS
12 5 (1.79%) Samba
13 4 (1.43%) Terminal Services
13 4 (1.43%) vCloud
14 3 (1.08%) KVM
14 3 (1.08%) Sendmail
15 2 (0.72%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 43 (15.41%) Netcool
2 42 (15.05%) NetBackup
3 33 (11.83%) Tivoli
4 29 (10.39%) Puppet
5 27 (9.68%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 26 (9.32%) SCCM
6 26 (9.32%) SCOM
7 22 (7.89%) McAfee ePO
8 21 (7.53%) HP Quality Center
8 21 (7.53%) SCVMM
9 20 (7.17%) Opscode Chef
10 19 (6.81%) HP SIM
11 17 (6.09%) EdgeSight
12 15 (5.38%) Oracle RMAN
13 14 (5.02%) HP Operations Orchestration
14 11 (3.94%) Control-M
15 9 (3.23%) Nagios
16 8 (2.87%) Veritas Storage Foundation
17 7 (2.51%) EMC NetWorker
17 7 (2.51%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 128 (45.88%) VMware
2 89 (31.90%) Red Hat
2 89 (31.90%) HP
3 77 (27.60%) Citrix
4 67 (24.01%) Oracle
5 64 (22.94%) Microsoft
6 63 (22.58%) IBM
7 60 (21.51%) EMC
8 45 (16.13%) Sun
9 26 (9.32%) Dell
10 23 (8.24%) Cisco
11 22 (7.89%) McAfee
12 21 (7.53%) Symantec
13 19 (6.81%) CA
13 19 (6.81%) Veeam
14 18 (6.45%) ServiceNow
15 17 (6.09%) NetApp
15 17 (6.09%) Nimsoft
16 8 (2.87%) Hitachi
17 7 (2.51%) Compaq
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