Period
to 11 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP) qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 11 December 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.

VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
UK > England
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 844 852 869
Rank change year-on-year +8 +17 -25
Contract jobs citing VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP) 7 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.007% 0.005% 0.001%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.039% 0.026% 0.005%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 1
England median daily rate £300 £433 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.64% +2.25% -6.00%
UK median daily rate £300 £433 £423
% change year-on-year -30.64% +2.25% -6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £26.25 - -

VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP) is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
England
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 17863 19399 20821
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.80% 20.32% 20.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 10996 12135 12740
England median daily rate £432 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.53% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £228 £243 £250
90th Percentile £613 £600 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 817 775 998
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.50 £24.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.96% +5.74% +26.92%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £49.75 £47.50 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £25.60 £26.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -1.56% +4.00% +31.58%

VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP) as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP) in England

VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP) in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP) in England

VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP) within the England region over the 6 months to 11 December 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East of England - 5 £300 -
London -35 1 - -
South East - 1 - -
VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
UK

For the 6 months to 11 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP) 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 England region with a requirement for VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP).

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Veritas
1 7 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) SCCM
2 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (85.71%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (85.71%) Citrix
2 6 (85.71%) SAN
2 6 (85.71%) MS Exchange
2 6 (85.71%) DNS
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
3 5 (71.43%) HP
3 5 (71.43%) Dell
3 5 (71.43%) IBM
3 5 (71.43%) DHCP
3 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
3 5 (71.43%) MCSE
3 5 (71.43%) MCSA
3 5 (71.43%) SharePoint
3 5 (71.43%) SQL
3 5 (71.43%) VBScript
3 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
3 5 (71.43%) ITIL
3 5 (71.43%) CommVault
3 5 (71.43%) NetApp
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (71.43%) Terminal Services

VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 6 (85.71%) MS Exchange
2 5 (71.43%) SharePoint
2 5 (71.43%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) DNS
1 6 (85.71%) SAN
2 5 (71.43%) DHCP
2 5 (71.43%) Fibre Channel
2 5 (71.43%) iSCSI
2 5 (71.43%) NAS
2 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Advertising
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Storage Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Clustering
1 5 (71.43%) Replication
2 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) Problem Management
3 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) PowerShell
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
1 5 (71.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (71.43%) MCSA
2 5 (71.43%) MCSE
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (57.14%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) RHCE
4 1 (14.29%) VCP5
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
1 6 (85.71%) VMware ESXi
1 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (71.43%) Hyper-V
2 5 (71.43%) Terminal Services
3 1 (14.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (100.00%) NetBackup
2 6 (85.71%) SCCM
3 5 (71.43%) Backup Exec
3 5 (71.43%) HP Data Protector
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Clustering
3 5 (71.43%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (71.43%) SCOM
4 1 (14.29%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Veritas
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) Citrix
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 5 (71.43%) 3PAR
3 5 (71.43%) CommVault
3 5 (71.43%) Dell
3 5 (71.43%) EqualLogic
3 5 (71.43%) HP
3 5 (71.43%) IBM
3 5 (71.43%) NetApp
3 5 (71.43%) SolarWinds
3 5 (71.43%) Symantec
4 1 (14.29%) Brocade
4 1 (14.29%) EMC
4 1 (14.29%) Intel
4 1 (14.29%) McAfee
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat