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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Veritas
Rank 429 460 424
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -36
Contract jobs citing Veritas 199 152 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.39% 0.29% 0.33%
As % of the Vendors category 0.90% 0.64% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 72 96
Average daily rate £414 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.40% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £313 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 3
Average hourly rate £50.50 £35.63 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.75% +137.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.55 £33.08 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.54 £40.00 £38.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.50 £35.63 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+41.75% +137.50%

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
22062 23715 22622
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 42.89% 45.79% 45.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13130 13749 12420
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 866 1006 988
Average hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £17.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% +1.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.02 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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 10 February 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Veritas within the UK over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Veritas Hourly Rate Histogram 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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +47 161 £414 -2.58% 8
London +17 61 £425 -4.22% 3
South East +32 54 £440 +22.22% 2
Scotland -4 38 £335 -3.66% 2
City of London +49 26 £420 -1.17% 3
Surrey +15 25 £450 - 2
Edinburgh 0 20 £391 +4.33% 1
Renfrewshire -9 17 £305 -11.27%
Erskine -10 17 £305 -11.27%
Yorkshire - 17 £400 - 2
East Midlands -2 13 £412 -3.05%
Derbyshire - 13 £412 -
South Yorkshire - 12 £400 - 1
Hampshire -6 11 £414 +38.00%
North West -20 10 £405 +36.13%
Kent 0 9 £440 -
Redhill - 7 £365 - 2
Birmingham +1 6 £355 -1.38%
West Midlands -9 6 £355 -1.38%
Camberley - 6 £450 -
Lancashire - 6 £410 -
Barnsley - 6 £380 -
Derby - 6 £425 -
Buckinghamshire +16 5 £338 -
Berkshire +11 5 £451 -
Leeds - 5 £413 - 1
West Yorkshire - 5 £413 - 1
Sheffield - 5 £400 - 1
Chesterfield - 5 £410 -
North East -16 4 £200 -

Veritas
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 222 (60.99%) Solaris
2 217 (59.62%) Unix
3 170 (46.70%) Linux
4 141 (38.74%) VMware
5 139 (38.19%) Windows
6 137 (37.64%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 132 (36.26%) SAN
8 131 (35.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 129 (35.44%) Red Hat
10 127 (34.89%) Clustering
11 124 (34.07%) Oracle
12 122 (33.52%) Finance
13 109 (29.95%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 106 (29.12%) AIX
15 101 (27.75%) Perl
16 97 (26.65%) SQL
17 94 (25.82%) EMC
18 85 (23.35%) HP
19 81 (22.25%) Microsoft
20 77 (21.15%) Windows Server 2003
20 77 (21.15%) Windows Server 2008
21 76 (20.88%) Security Cleared
22 74 (20.33%) VMware Infrastructure
23 72 (19.78%) Shell Script
24 67 (18.41%) Active Directory
25 66 (18.13%) Windows Server
26 64 (17.58%) VMware ESX
27 63 (17.31%) SC Cleared
28 62 (17.03%) Change Management
29 61 (16.76%) Hyper-V

Veritas
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 9 (2.47%) Apache
1 9 (2.47%) MS Exchange
2 7 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (1.92%) WebLogic
3 6 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (1.10%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (0.55%) IIS
5 2 (0.55%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.55%) Tuxedo
5 2 (0.55%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.27%) JBoss
6 1 (0.27%) TPMS
Applications
1 5 (1.37%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.10%) MS Office
3 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.10%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.10%) Office 365
2 1 (0.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 132 (36.26%) SAN
2 44 (12.09%) LDAP
3 35 (9.62%) NAS
4 28 (7.69%) DNS
5 21 (5.77%) TCP/IP
6 20 (5.49%) Fibre Channel
7 10 (2.75%) Firewall
8 8 (2.20%) FTP
8 8 (2.20%) SSH
9 6 (1.65%) Internet
10 5 (1.37%) DHCP
10 5 (1.37%) VPN
11 4 (1.10%) iSCSI
11 4 (1.10%) Kerberos
11 4 (1.10%) WAN
12 3 (0.82%) Cisco Nexus
12 3 (0.82%) HTTP
12 3 (0.82%) MPLS
12 3 (0.82%) SMTP
12 3 (0.82%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (11.26%) SQL Server
2 30 (8.24%) SQL Server 2005
2 30 (8.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (7.42%) Oracle Database
4 15 (4.12%) SQL Server 2012
5 13 (3.57%) MySQL
6 11 (3.02%) VLDB
7 9 (2.47%) OLTP
7 9 (2.47%) Oracle Database 11g
7 9 (2.47%) Oracle Database 12c
8 6 (1.65%) RDBMS
8 6 (1.65%) Relational Database
8 6 (1.65%) Sybase ASE
9 4 (1.10%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (1.10%) Oracle Exadata
10 3 (0.82%) Informix
10 3 (0.82%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (0.55%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 2 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.55%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 46 (12.64%) HP UFT
1 46 (12.64%) TestDirector
1 46 (12.64%) WinRunner
2 7 (1.92%) Git (software)
2 7 (1.92%) Jenkins
2 7 (1.92%) Subversion
3 2 (0.55%) Hudson
3 2 (0.55%) JIRA
3 2 (0.55%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (0.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (0.55%) Toad
4 1 (0.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 122 (33.52%) Finance
2 56 (15.38%) Banking
3 25 (6.87%) Investment Banking
4 18 (4.95%) Law
5 14 (3.85%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.37%) Games
6 5 (1.37%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.82%) Front Office
8 1 (0.27%) Back Office
8 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 122 (33.52%) Administrator
2 97 (26.65%) Unix Administrator
3 80 (21.98%) Systems Administrator
4 67 (18.41%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 43 (11.81%) Solaris Administrator
6 39 (10.71%) Analyst
7 34 (9.34%) Consultant
7 34 (9.34%) Linux Administrator
7 34 (9.34%) Solaris Systems Administrator
8 29 (7.97%) Test Analyst
9 25 (6.87%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 23 (6.32%) Architect
10 23 (6.32%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 20 (5.49%) DBA
11 20 (5.49%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
11 20 (5.49%) Unix Engineer
12 17 (4.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 16 (4.40%) Tester
14 15 (4.12%) Oracle DBA
14 15 (4.12%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (5.22%) Software Packaging
2 5 (1.37%) Middleware
3 2 (0.55%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (0.55%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.27%) LAMP
4 1 (0.27%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (0.27%) OAuth
4 1 (0.27%) Web Services
4 1 (0.27%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 127 (34.89%) Clustering
2 49 (13.46%) Data Centre
3 42 (11.54%) PDA
4 32 (8.79%) Analytical Skills
5 27 (7.42%) Replication
6 23 (6.32%) Computer Science
7 16 (4.40%) HACMP
8 14 (3.85%) Hedge funds
9 12 (3.30%) CMDB
10 11 (3.02%) Enterprise Storage
10 11 (3.02%) Management Information System
11 9 (2.47%) EMC VMAX
12 7 (1.92%) IBM XIV
13 6 (1.65%) HP Storage
14 4 (1.10%) CLARiiON
14 4 (1.10%) Symmetrix DMX
14 4 (1.10%) Wiki
15 3 (0.82%) Client/Server
15 3 (0.82%) EMC VNX
15 3 (0.82%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 222 (60.99%) Solaris
2 217 (59.62%) Unix
3 170 (46.70%) Linux
4 139 (38.19%) Windows
5 131 (35.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 106 (29.12%) AIX
7 77 (21.15%) Windows Server 2003
7 77 (21.15%) Windows Server 2008
8 66 (18.13%) Windows Server
9 47 (12.91%) Windows 7
10 46 (12.64%) Windows XP
11 30 (8.24%) SUSE
12 21 (5.77%) Windows Server 2012
13 19 (5.22%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 8 (2.20%) HPUX
15 4 (1.10%) VMS
16 3 (0.82%) Data ONTAP
17 2 (0.55%) NetWare
17 2 (0.55%) Oracle Linux
18 1 (0.27%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (17.03%) Change Management
2 51 (14.01%) Software Testing
3 46 (12.64%) High Availability
3 46 (12.64%) Migration
3 46 (12.64%) Test Automation
4 44 (12.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 39 (10.71%) Test Scripting
6 37 (10.16%) ITIL
6 37 (10.16%) Performance Monitoring
7 29 (7.97%) Patch Management
8 28 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
9 27 (7.42%) Service Management
10 24 (6.59%) Performance Analysis
11 22 (6.04%) Problem Management
11 22 (6.04%) Project Management
12 15 (4.12%) Capacity Management
13 13 (3.57%) Service Delivery
14 11 (3.02%) Coaching
14 11 (3.02%) Load Balancing
14 11 (3.02%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 101 (27.75%) Perl
2 97 (26.65%) SQL
3 72 (19.78%) Shell Script
4 41 (11.26%) Korn
5 39 (10.71%) Bash Shell
6 22 (6.04%) Python
7 9 (2.47%) C-shell
7 9 (2.47%) PL/SQL
7 9 (2.47%) PowerShell
8 7 (1.92%) Bourne shell
9 5 (1.37%) AWK
10 4 (1.10%) C
10 4 (1.10%) Java
10 4 (1.10%) sed
11 3 (0.82%) PHP
12 2 (0.55%) C++
12 2 (0.55%) Ruby
13 1 (0.27%) Lisp
13 1 (0.27%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 76 (20.88%) Security Cleared
2 63 (17.31%) SC Cleared
3 49 (13.46%) Microsoft Certification
4 47 (12.91%) MCSE
5 46 (12.64%) MCITP
5 46 (12.64%) MCSA
5 46 (12.64%) MCTS
6 38 (10.44%) ISTQB
7 16 (4.40%) Degree
8 7 (1.92%) DV Cleared
9 4 (1.10%) ISEB
9 4 (1.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (0.82%) RHCSA
10 3 (0.82%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (0.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.55%) MCDBA
11 2 (0.55%) MCT
11 2 (0.55%) Oracle Certification
11 2 (0.55%) VCP5
12 1 (0.27%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (7.69%) SLA
2 1 (0.27%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 137 (37.64%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 109 (29.95%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 74 (20.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 67 (18.41%) Active Directory
5 64 (17.58%) VMware ESX
6 61 (16.76%) Hyper-V
7 55 (15.11%) NFS
8 49 (13.46%) Veritas File System
9 15 (4.12%) Oracle RAC
10 9 (2.47%) vSphere
11 8 (2.20%) GlusterFS
11 8 (2.20%) Samba
12 6 (1.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 6 (1.65%) VMware ESXi
13 4 (1.10%) GPFS
13 4 (1.10%) SRDF
14 3 (0.82%) Firmware
14 3 (0.82%) ISA Server
14 3 (0.82%) vCloud
15 2 (0.55%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 59 (16.21%) NetBackup
2 48 (13.19%) HP Quality Center
3 46 (12.64%) McAfee ePO
3 46 (12.64%) Netcool
4 44 (12.09%) Puppet
5 32 (8.79%) SCOM
6 27 (7.42%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 20 (5.49%) Oracle ZFS
8 14 (3.85%) Tivoli
9 12 (3.30%) Backup Exec
9 12 (3.30%) Oracle RMAN
9 12 (3.30%) yum
10 11 (3.02%) Opscode Chef
10 11 (3.02%) Red Hat Satellite
11 10 (2.75%) Control-M
12 7 (1.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 7 (1.92%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 6 (1.65%) SCCM
14 5 (1.37%) EMC NetWorker
15 4 (1.10%) Nagios
Vendors
1 141 (38.74%) VMware
2 129 (35.44%) Red Hat
3 124 (34.07%) Oracle
4 94 (25.82%) EMC
5 85 (23.35%) HP
6 81 (22.25%) Microsoft
7 60 (16.48%) Sun
8 56 (15.38%) IBM
9 55 (15.11%) Citrix
10 48 (13.19%) Intel Security
11 25 (6.87%) Sybase
12 23 (6.32%) Brocade
13 21 (5.77%) NetApp
14 17 (4.67%) Opsware
15 16 (4.40%) Cisco
15 16 (4.40%) Symantec
16 13 (3.57%) Cognizant
17 12 (3.30%) 3PAR
17 12 (3.30%) ServiceNow
17 12 (3.30%) StorageTek
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