The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Veritas File System skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Veritas File System over the 3 months to 28 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.

Veritas File System (VxFS)
UK / England
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 554 600 603
Rank change year-on-year +46 +3  
Contract jobs citing Veritas File System 29 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.070% 0.028% 0.004%
As % of the System Software category 0.62% 0.26% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 0
Median daily rate £405 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.70% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £475 -
% change year-on-year -12.63% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £39.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £39.25

Veritas File System is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 4661 5371 5145
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 11.20% 10.87% 10.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2978 3325 2848
Median daily rate £413 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.43% +5.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £545 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £351 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -3.97% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 315 432 605
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.12% -3.03%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.31 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.93 £16.50 £15.85
% change year-on-year -3.45% +4.10%  

Veritas File System
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Veritas File System as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for Veritas File System in England

Veritas File System
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Veritas File System in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Veritas File System in England

Veritas File System
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Veritas File System in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Veritas File System in England

Veritas File System
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 File System within the England region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +27 20 £438 +2.94%
North West +33 6 £415 -
London +20 3 £350 -26.31%
Veritas File System
UK

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Veritas File System 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 File System.

1 47 (100.00%) Veritas
2 45 (95.74%) Solaris
3 43 (91.49%) Unix
4 41 (87.23%) Oracle
5 40 (85.11%) SAN
6 39 (82.98%) Sun
6 39 (82.98%) Linux
7 38 (80.85%) Red Hat
8 37 (78.72%) NAS
9 33 (70.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 32 (68.09%) Enterprise Storage
11 31 (65.96%) High Availability
12 30 (63.83%) Finance
13 25 (53.19%) Change Management
14 23 (48.94%) NetApp
14 23 (48.94%) Veritas Storage Foundation
15 22 (46.81%) Symantec
15 22 (46.81%) NetBackup
16 21 (44.68%) Disaster Recovery
16 21 (44.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 20 (42.55%) EMC
17 20 (42.55%) NFS
18 19 (40.43%) Service Delivery
19 18 (38.30%) Change Control
19 18 (38.30%) Problem Management
19 18 (38.30%) Team Foundation Server
20 17 (36.17%) Legal
21 14 (29.79%) Nagios
21 14 (29.79%) Replication
21 14 (29.79%) SSH

Veritas File System
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 2 (4.26%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (85.11%) SAN
2 37 (78.72%) NAS
3 14 (29.79%) FTP
3 14 (29.79%) SSH
4 11 (23.40%) iSCSI
5 9 (19.15%) DNS
5 9 (19.15%) LDAP
5 9 (19.15%) TCP/IP
6 2 (4.26%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.51%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 18 (38.30%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 30 (63.83%) Finance
2 17 (36.17%) Legal
3 1 (2.13%) Electronics
3 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.13%) Marketing
3 1 (2.13%) Retail
3 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 43 (91.49%) Administrator
2 39 (82.98%) Unix Administrator
3 31 (65.96%) Storage Administrator
4 27 (57.45%) Systems Administrator
5 26 (55.32%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 23 (48.94%) Storage Systems Administrator
7 18 (38.30%) Solaris Administrator
8 11 (23.40%) SAN Administrator
8 11 (23.40%) Solaris Systems Administrator
9 9 (19.15%) Linux Administrator
9 9 (19.15%) SAN Storage Administrator
10 4 (8.51%) AIX Administrator
11 3 (6.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 3 (6.38%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
12 2 (4.26%) Server Administrator
12 2 (4.26%) Solaris Specialist
12 2 (4.26%) Unix Engineer
12 2 (4.26%) VMWare Administrator
12 2 (4.26%) Windows Administrator
12 2 (4.26%) Windows Server Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 32 (68.09%) Enterprise Storage
2 14 (29.79%) Replication
3 9 (19.15%) Symmetrix
4 6 (12.77%) Clustering
4 6 (12.77%) Data Centre
5 4 (8.51%) EMC VNX
5 4 (8.51%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 45 (95.74%) Solaris
2 43 (91.49%) Unix
3 39 (82.98%) Linux
4 21 (44.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (19.15%) AIX
5 9 (19.15%) Windows
6 7 (14.89%) HPUX
6 7 (14.89%) SUSE
6 7 (14.89%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 7 (14.89%) VMS
7 2 (4.26%) Data ONTAP
7 2 (4.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (65.96%) High Availability
2 25 (53.19%) Change Management
3 21 (44.68%) Disaster Recovery
4 19 (40.43%) Service Delivery
5 18 (38.30%) Change Control
5 18 (38.30%) Problem Management
6 11 (23.40%) Load Balancing
7 10 (21.28%) Capacity Management
8 6 (12.77%) Migration
9 2 (4.26%) Regulatory Compliance
10 1 (2.13%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (2.13%) Digital Marketing
10 1 (2.13%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (27.66%) Perl
System Software
1 33 (70.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 20 (42.55%) NFS
3 11 (23.40%) Virtual Servers
4 9 (19.15%) Oracle RAC
4 9 (19.15%) SRDF
4 9 (19.15%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 4 (8.51%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 23 (48.94%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 22 (46.81%) NetBackup
3 14 (29.79%) Nagios
4 11 (23.40%) EMC Navisphere
5 6 (12.77%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 4 (8.51%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (8.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (2.13%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 47 (100.00%) Veritas
2 41 (87.23%) Oracle
3 39 (82.98%) Sun
4 38 (80.85%) Red Hat
5 23 (48.94%) NetApp
6 22 (46.81%) Symantec
7 20 (42.55%) EMC
8 14 (29.79%) Brocade
9 10 (21.28%) IBM
10 9 (19.15%) VMware
11 2 (4.26%) HP
11 2 (4.26%) Nimble Storage
12 1 (2.13%) 3PAR
12 1 (2.13%) SAP