The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Veritas Cluster Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Veritas Cluster Server over the 3 months to 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Veritas Cluster Server (VCS)
England / London
Rank 388 400 387
Rank change year-on-year +12 -13  
Contract jobs citing Veritas Cluster Server 12 28 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.062% 0.13% 0.10%
As % of the System Software category 0.56% 1.29% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 22 15
Median daily rate £425 £463 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.10% -7.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £463
% change year-on-year -5.55% -2.80%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £50.50 £39.25
% change year-on-year - +28.66%  

Veritas Cluster Server 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 London with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 2137 2178 1947
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 10.98% 9.88% 9.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1486 1495 1282
Median daily rate £450 £440 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £250 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 93 132
Median hourly rate £25.00 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.66% -14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.68 £30.00 £28.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.87% +6.45%  

Veritas Cluster Server
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Veritas Cluster Server in London

Veritas Cluster Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Veritas Cluster Server in London

Veritas Cluster Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Veritas Cluster Server in London

Veritas Cluster Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Veritas Cluster Server 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 London region with a requirement for Veritas Cluster Server.

1 41 (100.00%) Linux
2 39 (95.12%) Veritas
3 31 (75.61%) Unix
4 30 (73.17%) Red Hat
5 29 (70.73%) Solaris
6 27 (65.85%) HP
7 26 (63.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 22 (53.66%) SAN
9 20 (48.78%) Finance
9 20 (48.78%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 19 (46.34%) Banking
11 17 (41.46%) LDAP
11 17 (41.46%) Bash Shell
12 14 (34.15%) Shell Script
13 13 (31.71%) IBM
14 12 (29.27%) VMware
14 12 (29.27%) EMC
14 12 (29.27%) Puppet
15 11 (26.83%) Sun
15 11 (26.83%) Perl
15 11 (26.83%) SUSE
16 10 (24.39%) VMware Infrastructure
17 9 (21.95%) ITIL
17 9 (21.95%) NFS
18 8 (19.51%) Red Hat Satellite
19 7 (17.07%) Server Building
19 7 (17.07%) BladeLogic
19 7 (17.07%) RHCE
19 7 (17.07%) DNS
20 6 (14.63%) NetBackup

Veritas Cluster Server
Top Related IT Skills in 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 1 (2.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Sentinel
2 1 (2.44%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (53.66%) SAN
2 17 (41.46%) LDAP
3 7 (17.07%) DNS
4 5 (12.20%) Kerberos
4 5 (12.20%) NAS
4 5 (12.20%) TCP/IP
5 3 (7.32%) SSH
6 2 (4.88%) FTP
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) JIRA
General
1 20 (48.78%) Finance
2 19 (46.34%) Banking
3 4 (9.76%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.88%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 23 (56.10%) Administrator
2 18 (43.90%) Systems Administrator
3 13 (31.71%) Unix Administrator
3 13 (31.71%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 11 (26.83%) Linux Administrator
5 9 (21.95%) Unix Engineer
6 7 (17.07%) Solaris Engineer
7 6 (14.63%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 4 (9.76%) Veritas Engineer
9 3 (7.32%) Linux Engineer
9 3 (7.32%) Virtualisation Administrator
9 3 (7.32%) VMWare Administrator
10 2 (4.88%) Linux Scripter
10 2 (4.88%) Storage Engineer
11 1 (2.44%) Server Administrator
11 1 (2.44%) Solaris Administrator
11 1 (2.44%) Subject Matter Expert
11 1 (2.44%) Technical Leader
11 1 (2.44%) Unix Linux Engineer
11 1 (2.44%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Clustering
2 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.88%) CLARiiON
2 2 (4.88%) Equities
3 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 41 (100.00%) Linux
2 31 (75.61%) Unix
3 29 (70.73%) Solaris
4 26 (63.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (26.83%) SUSE
6 3 (7.32%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (2.44%) AIX
7 1 (2.44%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (2.44%) Windows
7 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.95%) ITIL
2 7 (17.07%) Server Building
3 6 (14.63%) Change Management
4 5 (12.20%) Incident Management
4 5 (12.20%) Kernel Tuning
4 5 (12.20%) Performance Analysis
4 5 (12.20%) Problem Management
5 4 (9.76%) Configuration Management
5 4 (9.76%) Migration
6 2 (4.88%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (4.88%) Change Control
6 2 (4.88%) ITIL V3
6 2 (4.88%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (4.88%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (4.88%) Service Management
7 1 (2.44%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.44%) Creative Problem-Solving
7 1 (2.44%) High Availability
7 1 (2.44%) Scrum
7 1 (2.44%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (41.46%) Bash Shell
2 14 (34.15%) Shell Script
3 11 (26.83%) Perl
4 6 (14.63%) Korn
5 4 (9.76%) PowerShell
5 4 (9.76%) Python
6 3 (7.32%) SQL
7 1 (2.44%) Java
7 1 (2.44%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) RHCE
2 2 (4.88%) RHCT
2 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 20 (48.78%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 10 (24.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (21.95%) NFS
4 4 (9.76%) Samba
5 2 (4.88%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (4.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (29.27%) Puppet
2 8 (19.51%) Red Hat Satellite
3 7 (17.07%) BladeLogic
4 6 (14.63%) NetBackup
5 5 (12.20%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (12.20%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 4 (9.76%) Tivoli
6 4 (9.76%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 3 (7.32%) Ansible
8 2 (4.88%) BMC PATROL
8 2 (4.88%) Control-M
8 2 (4.88%) Nagios
8 2 (4.88%) OpenView
9 1 (2.44%) PowerBroker
Vendors
1 39 (95.12%) Veritas
2 30 (73.17%) Red Hat
3 27 (65.85%) HP
4 13 (31.71%) IBM
5 12 (29.27%) EMC
5 12 (29.27%) VMware
6 11 (26.83%) Sun
7 5 (12.20%) Cisco
7 5 (12.20%) CyberArk
7 5 (12.20%) Oracle
7 5 (12.20%) Splunk
8 4 (9.76%) 3PAR
9 2 (4.88%) BMC
9 2 (4.88%) Brocade
9 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
9 2 (4.88%) NetApp
9 2 (4.88%) Symantec
10 1 (2.44%) Atlassian
10 1 (2.44%) Remedy
10 1 (2.44%) ServiceNow