The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Veritas Technologies.

Veritas
UK / England
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 468 383 507
Rank change year-on-year -85 +124  
Contract jobs citing Veritas 115 243 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.28% 0.49% 0.20%
As % of the Vendors category 0.63% 1.13% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 177 41
Median daily rate £400 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £367 £400 £354
% change year-on-year -8.37% +12.98%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 12
Median hourly rate - £42.00 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +15.86%  
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 England.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 18223 21574 22209
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 43.80% 43.67% 45.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 11367 13293 12833
Median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £565 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 632 762 952
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £11.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.03 £50.00 £42.08
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

Veritas
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 England

Veritas
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Veritas in England

Veritas
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Veritas in England over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Veritas in England

Veritas
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Veritas in England

Veritas
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 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 -44 43 £368 -16.12% 2
London -25 35 £425 +7.59% 3
North West +23 13 £415 +10.66%
East Midlands -3 12 £350 -9.09%
Yorkshire +11 6 £344 -14.06% 1
South West -16 4 - -
West Midlands +6 1 - -
East of England - 1 - - 2
Veritas
UK

Veritas
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 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 England region with a requirement for Veritas.

1 159 (68.24%) Linux
2 125 (53.65%) Solaris
2 125 (53.65%) SAN
3 124 (53.22%) Unix
4 117 (50.21%) Red Hat
5 98 (42.06%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 88 (37.77%) Oracle
7 85 (36.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 80 (34.33%) Sun
9 78 (33.48%) Finance
10 77 (33.05%) HP
11 76 (32.62%) VMware
12 69 (29.61%) NetBackup
13 61 (26.18%) Clustering
13 61 (26.18%) NAS
14 59 (25.32%) Windows
15 57 (24.46%) EMC
16 47 (20.17%) Veritas File System
17 46 (19.74%) IBM
18 43 (18.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
18 43 (18.45%) VMware Infrastructure
19 40 (17.17%) High Availability
19 40 (17.17%) DNS
20 39 (16.74%) Symantec
21 38 (16.31%) NetApp
21 38 (16.31%) NFS
21 38 (16.31%) Banking
22 37 (15.88%) Bash Shell
22 37 (15.88%) Veritas Storage Foundation
23 35 (15.02%) Enterprise Storage

Veritas
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 23 (9.87%) Apache
2 16 (6.87%) JBoss
3 11 (4.72%) MS Exchange
4 9 (3.86%) SharePoint
4 9 (3.86%) Tomcat
5 6 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (2.58%) iPlanet
5 6 (2.58%) WebLogic
6 4 (1.72%) Oracle Application Server
6 4 (1.72%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (1.29%) IIS
7 3 (1.29%) Live Communications Server
8 2 (0.86%) MQSeries
8 2 (0.86%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (0.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.86%) SAS
8 2 (0.86%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.43%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 13 (5.58%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.29%) MS Office
3 2 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (5.15%) SAP ERP
2 3 (1.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.29%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.86%) Oracle Utilities
4 1 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.87%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.86%) IBM PureFlex
4 1 (0.43%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.43%) Office 365
4 1 (0.43%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 125 (53.65%) SAN
2 61 (26.18%) NAS
3 40 (17.17%) DNS
4 35 (15.02%) LDAP
5 23 (9.87%) FTP
6 22 (9.44%) TCP/IP
7 19 (8.15%) SSH
8 15 (6.44%) Firewall
9 14 (6.01%) DHCP
10 12 (5.15%) iSCSI
11 8 (3.43%) IPsec
11 8 (3.43%) Network Security
12 6 (2.58%) Internet
12 6 (2.58%) SMTP
13 5 (2.15%) Kerberos
14 4 (1.72%) Fibre Channel
14 4 (1.72%) SSL
14 4 (1.72%) VPN
15 3 (1.29%) LAN
15 3 (1.29%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (9.87%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.58%) MS Access
2 6 (2.58%) Oracle Database
3 4 (1.72%) InterSystems Cache
4 3 (1.29%) GIS
4 3 (1.29%) MySQL
4 3 (1.29%) ObjectStore
4 3 (1.29%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (1.29%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (0.86%) DB2
5 2 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.43%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 18 (7.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (3.00%) JIRA
3 2 (0.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (0.86%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.86%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (0.86%) Subversion
4 1 (0.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 78 (33.48%) Finance
2 38 (16.31%) Banking
3 20 (8.58%) Legal
4 12 (5.15%) Telecoms
5 8 (3.43%) Electronics
6 5 (2.15%) Investment Banking
6 5 (2.15%) Retail
7 4 (1.72%) Games
7 4 (1.72%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.29%) Back Office
8 3 (1.29%) International Banking
8 3 (1.29%) Law
8 3 (1.29%) Marketing
9 2 (0.86%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 96 (41.20%) Administrator
2 67 (28.76%) Unix Administrator
3 61 (26.18%) Systems Administrator
4 50 (21.46%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 35 (15.02%) Linux Administrator
6 33 (14.16%) Storage Administrator
7 27 (11.59%) Consultant
8 23 (9.87%) Storage Systems Administrator
9 22 (9.44%) Solaris Administrator
10 20 (8.58%) Linux Engineer
11 19 (8.15%) Unix Engineer
12 18 (7.73%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 13 (5.58%) Solaris Systems Administrator
14 12 (5.15%) SAN Administrator
15 11 (4.72%) Solaris Consultant
16 10 (4.29%) SAN Storage Administrator
16 10 (4.29%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
17 8 (3.43%) Linux Systems Engineer
17 8 (3.43%) Unix Linux Engineer
17 8 (3.43%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.43%) Web Services
2 7 (3.00%) Middleware
3 6 (2.58%) J2EE
4 4 (1.72%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (1.29%) YAML
6 2 (0.86%) JSP
6 2 (0.86%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 2 (0.86%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 1 (0.43%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 61 (26.18%) Clustering
2 35 (15.02%) Enterprise Storage
3 18 (7.73%) Replication
4 14 (6.01%) Data Centre
5 12 (5.15%) EMC VNX
6 11 (4.72%) Computer Science
7 9 (3.86%) Symmetrix
8 8 (3.43%) Fat Client
8 8 (3.43%) Smart Meter
8 8 (3.43%) Thin Client
9 7 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (3.00%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.72%) Linux Command Line
11 2 (0.86%) CLARiiON
11 2 (0.86%) Equities
11 2 (0.86%) Fintech
11 2 (0.86%) HP Storage
11 2 (0.86%) HP StoreVirtual
11 2 (0.86%) User Experience
11 2 (0.86%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 159 (68.24%) Linux
2 125 (53.65%) Solaris
3 124 (53.22%) Unix
4 85 (36.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 59 (25.32%) Windows
6 32 (13.73%) AIX
7 28 (12.02%) Windows Server
8 24 (10.30%) SUSE
9 22 (9.44%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (5.58%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (4.29%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 10 (4.29%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (4.29%) Windows XP
12 8 (3.43%) HPUX
13 7 (3.00%) VMS
14 4 (1.72%) Windows 7
15 3 (1.29%) Data ONTAP
16 2 (0.86%) CentOS
16 2 (0.86%) Windows 8
17 1 (0.43%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (17.17%) High Availability
2 35 (15.02%) Change Management
2 35 (15.02%) Migration
3 32 (13.73%) Problem Management
4 30 (12.88%) Change Control
5 27 (11.59%) Disaster Recovery
6 25 (10.73%) ITIL
7 23 (9.87%) Service Delivery
8 21 (9.01%) Load Balancing
9 16 (6.87%) Configuration Management
9 16 (6.87%) Server Building
10 15 (6.44%) Incident Management
11 14 (6.01%) Performance Tuning
12 12 (5.15%) ERP
13 11 (4.72%) Capacity Management
14 10 (4.29%) Stakeholder Management
15 9 (3.86%) Performance Management
16 8 (3.43%) Capacity Planning
16 8 (3.43%) DevOps
16 8 (3.43%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 37 (15.88%) Bash Shell
2 35 (15.02%) Perl
3 27 (11.59%) SQL
4 24 (10.30%) Shell Script
5 16 (6.87%) PowerShell
6 15 (6.44%) Korn
7 12 (5.15%) Python
8 5 (2.15%) Java
9 4 (1.72%) AWK
9 4 (1.72%) Bourne shell
9 4 (1.72%) C-shell
9 4 (1.72%) PHP
9 4 (1.72%) SystemTap
10 3 (1.29%) C
10 3 (1.29%) Ruby
11 1 (0.43%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (12.45%) Security Cleared
2 13 (5.58%) Degree
2 13 (5.58%) SC Cleared
3 12 (5.15%) DV Cleared
4 7 (3.00%) RHCE
5 4 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (1.72%) MCSE
5 4 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.29%) CCNP
6 3 (1.29%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.29%) RHCSA
7 2 (0.86%) CCNA
7 2 (0.86%) MCP
7 2 (0.86%) RHCT
7 2 (0.86%) SCSA
7 2 (0.86%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.43%) CCA
8 1 (0.43%) RHCA
8 1 (0.43%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.00%) SLA
2 3 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.86%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.43%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.43%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 98 (42.06%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 47 (20.17%) Veritas File System
3 43 (18.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 43 (18.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 38 (16.31%) NFS
5 35 (15.02%) Active Directory
6 20 (8.58%) vSphere
7 16 (6.87%) VMware ESX
8 13 (5.58%) Oracle RAC
9 11 (4.72%) Virtual Servers
10 9 (3.86%) SRDF
11 6 (2.58%) Virtual Machines
11 6 (2.58%) VMware ESXi
12 5 (2.15%) Hyper-V
12 5 (2.15%) KVM
13 4 (1.72%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 4 (1.72%) Samba
14 3 (1.29%) PowerHA
15 2 (0.86%) XenDesktop
15 2 (0.86%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 69 (29.61%) NetBackup
2 37 (15.88%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 24 (10.30%) Puppet
4 20 (8.58%) Red Hat Satellite
5 19 (8.15%) Nagios
5 19 (8.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 15 (6.44%) Tivoli
7 14 (6.01%) Netcool
7 14 (6.01%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 13 (5.58%) SCCM
9 11 (4.72%) EMC Navisphere
9 11 (4.72%) Opscode Chef
10 9 (3.86%) Backup Exec
11 8 (3.43%) OpenView
12 7 (3.00%) BladeLogic
12 7 (3.00%) Microsoft Clustering
12 7 (3.00%) Norton AntiVirus
13 6 (2.58%) Control-M
13 6 (2.58%) Unicenter
13 6 (2.58%) vRealize
Vendors
1 117 (50.21%) Red Hat
2 88 (37.77%) Oracle
3 80 (34.33%) Sun
4 77 (33.05%) HP
5 76 (32.62%) VMware
6 57 (24.46%) EMC
7 46 (19.74%) IBM
8 39 (16.74%) Symantec
9 38 (16.31%) NetApp
10 32 (13.73%) Microsoft
11 26 (11.16%) Brocade
12 25 (10.73%) Citrix
13 20 (8.58%) Cisco
14 19 (8.15%) SAP
15 13 (5.58%) Dell
16 11 (4.72%) 3PAR
17 6 (2.58%) F5
17 6 (2.58%) Meridio
18 5 (2.15%) CyberArk
18 5 (2.15%) Splunk
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