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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Veritas
Rank 501 380 386
Rank change year-on-year
-121 +6
Contract jobs citing Veritas 128 207 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.39% 0.36%
As % of the Vendors category 0.49% 0.85% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 126 119
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£370 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £300 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £453 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £338 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -15.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 9
Average hourly rate £35.00 £19.00 £15.64
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.21% +21.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.20 £17.60 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £30.55 £34.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £19.00 £15.64
% change year-on-year
+84.21% +21.52%

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
26264 24376 26262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.07% 46.28% 46.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 15247 13770 13541
Average daily rate £388 £388 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £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 1234 1149 1356
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.08
% change year-on-year
- -0.41%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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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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 -111 97 £400 +6.66% 32
London -57 58 £400 - 13
Scotland +3 31 £325 -5.79%
South East -29 21 £500 +35.13% 10
City of London +4 20 £400 - 4
North East -23 13 £250 - 1
Durham - 13 £250 - 1
Hampshire -27 12 £365 -
Peterlee - 8 - - 1
Edinburgh +5 7 £438 -
Glasgow -9 6 £325 -3.70%
Surrey -7 5 £525 +31.25% 2
Hertfordshire -22 5 - -
East of England -23 5 - -
Reading +13 4 £200 -14.89% 6
Berkshire +5 4 £200 -14.89% 7
Hemel Hempstead - 4 - -
Kent - 2 £550 -
West Lothian +4 1 - -
Camberley -3 1 £450 -
Manchester -9 1 £370 +48.00%
North West -11 1 £370 +48.00% 2
West Midlands -18 1 £338 - 2
Harrow - 1 £400 -
Hull - - - -
Leeds - - - - 1
Aberdeen - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Bournemouth - - - -
Bracknell - - - -

Veritas
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 123 (53.25%) Solaris
2 122 (52.81%) UNIX
3 110 (47.62%) Linux
4 99 (42.86%) NetBackup
5 90 (38.96%) SAN
6 86 (37.23%) Windows
7 73 (31.60%) Finance
8 72 (31.17%) Active Directory
9 70 (30.30%) HP
10 67 (29.00%) Citrix
11 66 (28.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 64 (27.71%) Microsoft
13 63 (27.27%) Red Hat
13 63 (27.27%) Clustering
13 63 (27.27%) VMware
14 50 (21.65%) Security Cleared
15 49 (21.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 49 (21.21%) SQL
16 48 (20.78%) DNS
17 46 (19.91%) NAS
18 45 (19.48%) EMC
19 44 (19.05%) Tivoli
20 42 (18.18%) Banking
21 41 (17.75%) Windows Server 2003
21 41 (17.75%) Veritas Volume Manager
22 37 (16.02%) Windows Server 2008
23 36 (15.58%) Control-M
24 35 (15.15%) LDAP
25 33 (14.29%) Shell Script
25 33 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure

Veritas
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 (9.52%) IIS
2 20 (8.66%) SharePoint
2 20 (8.66%) MS Exchange
3 15 (6.49%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2003
4 9 (3.90%) SharePoint 2010
5 8 (3.46%) Apache
6 7 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (2.16%) Tomcat
7 5 (2.16%) Office Communications Server
8 3 (1.30%) JBoss
9 2 (0.87%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.87%) Lync
9 2 (0.87%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.43%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.43%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.43%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 10 (4.33%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.03%) MS Office
3 1 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.87%) SaaS
2 1 (0.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 90 (38.96%) SAN
2 48 (20.78%) DNS
3 46 (19.91%) NAS
4 35 (15.15%) LDAP
5 30 (12.99%) Firewall
6 29 (12.55%) TCP/IP
7 21 (9.09%) DHCP
8 17 (7.36%) IPsec
9 9 (3.90%) Fibre Channel
10 5 (2.16%) iSCSI
10 5 (2.16%) SSH
10 5 (2.16%) WAN
11 4 (1.73%) LAN
11 4 (1.73%) FCoE
12 3 (1.30%) Connectrix
12 3 (1.30%) Wireless
12 3 (1.30%) SSL
13 2 (0.87%) VPN
13 2 (0.87%) Kerberos
13 2 (0.87%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (12.55%) SQL Server
2 14 (6.06%) Oracle Database
3 11 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
4 10 (4.33%) SQL Server 2000
5 8 (3.46%) Oracle Database 10g
5 8 (3.46%) MySQL
6 7 (3.03%) RDBMS
6 7 (3.03%) Relational Database
6 7 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (2.16%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.30%) EDRMS
8 3 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.87%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.43%) TKPROF
10 1 (0.43%) KDB
10 1 (0.43%) Informix
10 1 (0.43%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 6 (2.60%) WinRunner
1 6 (2.60%) TestDirector
1 6 (2.60%) QuickTest Pro
1 6 (2.60%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.16%) Subversion
3 3 (1.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.87%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (0.87%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.43%) Toad
General
1 73 (31.60%) Finance
2 42 (18.18%) Banking
3 32 (13.85%) Financial Institution
4 16 (6.93%) Investment Banking
5 10 (4.33%) Telecoms
6 9 (3.90%) Games
7 4 (1.73%) Retail
7 4 (1.73%) Legal
7 4 (1.73%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.87%) Advertising
8 2 (0.87%) Marketing
9 1 (0.43%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (21.21%) Administrator
2 39 (16.88%) Analyst
3 33 (14.29%) UNIX Administrator
4 30 (12.99%) Operations Analyst
5 23 (9.96%) Systems Administrator
6 17 (7.36%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 16 (6.93%) DBA
8 15 (6.49%) Linux Engineer
8 15 (6.49%) Wintel Engineer
9 14 (6.06%) Support Engineer
10 10 (4.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 10 (4.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 9 (3.90%) Architect
11 9 (3.90%) Linux Administrator
12 8 (3.46%) Consultant
12 8 (3.46%) Integration Engineer
12 8 (3.46%) UNIX Engineer
13 7 (3.03%) Systems Engineer
13 7 (3.03%) Oracle DBA
13 7 (3.03%) Solaris Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (6.06%) Middleware
2 5 (2.16%) YAML
3 4 (1.73%) HTML
3 4 (1.73%) Web Services
3 4 (1.73%) Oracle Streams
4 3 (1.30%) .NET
4 3 (1.30%) LAMP
5 2 (0.87%) Ajax
5 2 (0.87%) .NET Framework
5 2 (0.87%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (0.87%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (0.87%) Software Packaging
5 2 (0.87%) WCF
5 2 (0.87%) ADO.NET
5 2 (0.87%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.87%) CSS
5 2 (0.87%) XML
5 2 (0.87%) Flash
5 2 (0.87%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.43%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 63 (27.27%) Clustering
2 30 (12.99%) Hedge funds
3 13 (5.63%) Replication
4 12 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (4.76%) Blackberry
6 8 (3.46%) AS400
6 8 (3.46%) SecurID
6 8 (3.46%) VAX
7 7 (3.03%) Management Information System
7 7 (3.03%) Symmetrix DMX
7 7 (3.03%) Online Games
8 5 (2.16%) Fat Client
8 5 (2.16%) Thin Client
8 5 (2.16%) HACMP
8 5 (2.16%) CLARiiON
8 5 (2.16%) PDA
9 4 (1.73%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.73%) Wiki
10 3 (1.30%) Open Source
10 3 (1.30%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 123 (53.25%) Solaris
2 122 (52.81%) UNIX
3 110 (47.62%) Linux
4 86 (37.23%) Windows
5 49 (21.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 41 (17.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 37 (16.02%) Windows Server 2008
8 29 (12.55%) AIX
9 18 (7.79%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (5.19%) Windows 7
10 12 (5.19%) SUSE
11 9 (3.90%) Windows 2000
12 8 (3.46%) VMS
13 7 (3.03%) CentOS
13 7 (3.03%) Windows XP
13 7 (3.03%) HPUX
14 3 (1.30%) NetWare
15 1 (0.43%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (13.85%) Disaster Recovery
2 31 (13.42%) Migration
3 25 (10.82%) ITIL
4 18 (7.79%) Configuration Management
5 17 (7.36%) Software Distribution
6 15 (6.49%) Change Management
7 13 (5.63%) Performance Tuning
8 12 (5.19%) User Acceptance Testing
8 12 (5.19%) Network Monitoring
9 10 (4.33%) Change Control
9 10 (4.33%) Problem Management
10 8 (3.46%) Software Testing
10 8 (3.46%) Time Management
10 8 (3.46%) Performance Monitoring
11 6 (2.60%) Kanban
11 6 (2.60%) Test Automation
11 6 (2.60%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (2.60%) Scrum
11 6 (2.60%) Workflow
12 5 (2.16%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (21.21%) SQL
2 33 (14.29%) Shell Script
3 28 (12.12%) Perl
4 17 (7.36%) Korn
5 13 (5.63%) C
5 13 (5.63%) Java
6 10 (4.33%) PowerShell
6 10 (4.33%) C++
6 10 (4.33%) Bash Shell
7 9 (3.90%) Python
8 8 (3.46%) VB
9 6 (2.60%) Bourne shell
10 5 (2.16%) PHP
10 5 (2.16%) Ruby
11 2 (0.87%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.87%) C#
11 2 (0.87%) C-shell
11 2 (0.87%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.43%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 50 (21.65%) Security Cleared
2 33 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 25 (10.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 22 (9.52%) MCSE
5 11 (4.76%) DV Cleared
6 9 (3.90%) MCITP
7 6 (2.60%) MCSA
8 5 (2.16%) MCTS
8 5 (2.16%) ISTQB
9 4 (1.73%) Degree
9 4 (1.73%) RHCE
10 3 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (1.30%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (1.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (1.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.87%) MCDBA
11 2 (0.87%) MCT
11 2 (0.87%) CCNA
12 1 (0.43%) ISEB
12 1 (0.43%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (11.26%) SLA
System Software
1 72 (31.17%) Active Directory
2 66 (28.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 41 (17.75%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 33 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 20 (8.66%) NFS
6 17 (7.36%) VMware ESX
7 16 (6.93%) Veritas File System
8 14 (6.06%) Hyper-V
9 10 (4.33%) vSphere
10 9 (3.90%) XenApp
10 9 (3.90%) Oracle RMAN
11 8 (3.46%) Oracle RAC
12 7 (3.03%) Xen
13 5 (2.16%) VMware ESXi
13 5 (2.16%) vCloud
13 5 (2.16%) SRDF
14 4 (1.73%) DFS Replication
14 4 (1.73%) ISA Server
14 4 (1.73%) Terminal Services
15 3 (1.30%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 99 (42.86%) NetBackup
2 44 (19.05%) Tivoli
3 36 (15.58%) Control-M
4 32 (13.85%) Netcool
5 30 (12.99%) Backup Exec
6 23 (9.96%) Nagios
7 20 (8.66%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 15 (6.49%) SCOM
9 13 (5.63%) Puppet
10 11 (4.76%) BMC PATROL
10 11 (4.76%) OpenView
10 11 (4.76%) Legato
11 10 (4.33%) HP SIM
12 9 (3.90%) Veritas Storage Foundation
13 8 (3.46%) SCCM
13 8 (3.46%) Tivoli NetView
14 7 (3.03%) Data Guard
14 7 (3.03%) McAfee ePO
15 6 (2.60%) Red Hat Spacewalk
15 6 (2.60%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 70 (30.30%) HP
2 67 (29.00%) Citrix
3 64 (27.71%) Microsoft
4 63 (27.27%) Red Hat
4 63 (27.27%) VMware
5 45 (19.48%) EMC
6 32 (13.85%) Oracle
6 32 (13.85%) IBM
7 31 (13.42%) Sun
8 27 (11.69%) NetApp
9 23 (9.96%) Symantec
10 18 (7.79%) Altiris
11 17 (7.36%) Cisco
12 14 (6.06%) BMC
13 13 (5.63%) Intel
14 12 (5.19%) SolarWinds
15 9 (3.90%) Dell
15 9 (3.90%) Hitachi
15 9 (3.90%) Remedy
16 8 (3.46%) Wall Street Systems
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