The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Veritas products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Veritas over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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 Technologies.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Veritas
London / City of London
Rank 146 135 185
Rank change year-on-year -11 +50  
Contract jobs citing Veritas 8 23 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.27% 0.69% 0.20%
As % of the Vendors category 0.68% 1.72% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 17 8
Median daily rate £400 £450 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +7.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £347 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £497 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £400 £354
% change year-on-year -7.75% +12.98%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year - +15.86%  

Veritas is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1181 1334 2166
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 39.45% 40.10% 42.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 866 1004 1571
Median daily rate £468 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.88% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £283 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £583
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 17 45
Median hourly rate £14.15 £19.50 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.46% +4.27%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.19 £11.00 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.34 £43.57 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

Veritas
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Veritas as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Veritas in the City of London

Veritas
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Veritas in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Veritas in the City of London

Veritas
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Veritas in the City of London over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Veritas in the City of London

Veritas
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Veritas in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Veritas in the City of London

Veritas
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Veritas also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Veritas.

1 13 (72.22%) Finance
2 11 (61.11%) Linux
3 10 (55.56%) Red Hat
3 10 (55.56%) Banking
4 9 (50.00%) NetBackup
4 9 (50.00%) Bash Shell
5 8 (44.44%) Unix
6 7 (38.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (33.33%) Backup Exec
7 6 (33.33%) SUSE
8 5 (27.78%) Clustering
8 5 (27.78%) SAN
8 5 (27.78%) HP
8 5 (27.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 4 (22.22%) JIRA
9 4 (22.22%) Puppet
9 4 (22.22%) Server Building
9 4 (22.22%) Perl
9 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
9 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
9 4 (22.22%) Control-M
9 4 (22.22%) Solaris
9 4 (22.22%) Migration
9 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
10 3 (16.67%) VMware
10 3 (16.67%) Shell Script
10 3 (16.67%) Red Hat Satellite
11 2 (11.11%) Fintech
11 2 (11.11%) Failover Clustering
11 2 (11.11%) Regulatory Compliance

Veritas
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) SAN
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (11.11%) DHCP
2 2 (11.11%) DNS
2 2 (11.11%) Firewall
2 2 (11.11%) FTP
2 2 (11.11%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) ObjectStore
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) JIRA
2 2 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 13 (72.22%) Finance
2 10 (55.56%) Banking
3 2 (11.11%) Electronics
3 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 2 (11.11%) Marketing
3 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Administrator
1 7 (38.89%) Systems Administrator
2 6 (33.33%) Unix Administrator
2 6 (33.33%) Unix Systems Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (11.11%) NetBackup Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) NetBackup Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Backup Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Unix Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Unix Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Solaris Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Unix Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Veritas Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Clustering
2 2 (11.11%) Equities
2 2 (11.11%) Fintech
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Linux
2 8 (44.44%) Unix
3 7 (38.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (33.33%) SUSE
5 4 (22.22%) Solaris
6 2 (11.11%) Windows
6 2 (11.11%) Windows 8
6 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
7 1 (5.56%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
1 4 (22.22%) Migration
1 4 (22.22%) Server Building
2 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (11.11%) Data Deduplication
2 2 (11.11%) Data Migration
2 2 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (11.11%) High Availability
2 2 (11.11%) Line Management
2 2 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (11.11%) Programme Management
2 2 (11.11%) Regulatory Compliance
2 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (5.56%) Change Management
3 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL
3 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 4 (22.22%) Perl
2 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
3 3 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) RHCE
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 2 (11.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (11.11%) XenDesktop
2 2 (11.11%) XenServer
3 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (50.00%) NetBackup
2 6 (33.33%) Backup Exec
3 4 (22.22%) Control-M
3 4 (22.22%) Puppet
4 3 (16.67%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (11.11%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (11.11%) Nagios
5 2 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (11.11%) OpenView
5 2 (11.11%) SCCM
5 2 (11.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (5.56%) Tivoli
6 1 (5.56%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Red Hat
2 5 (27.78%) HP
3 3 (16.67%) VMware
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco
4 2 (11.11%) IBM
4 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 2 (11.11%) Remedy
4 2 (11.11%) SAP
4 2 (11.11%) Symantec
5 1 (5.56%) Hitachi
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle