The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Veritas Volume Manager skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Veritas Volume Manager over the 3 months to 29 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 Volume Manager (VxVM)
England / London
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 402 412 403
Rank change year-on-year +10 -9  
Contract jobs citing Veritas Volume Manager 6 27 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.031% 0.12% 0.014%
As % of the System Software category 0.28% 1.21% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 24 1
Median daily rate £350 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.31% +18.75%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £450 £464
% change year-on-year +2.77% -3.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Veritas Volume Manager 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 2160 2240 1973
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 11.04% 9.98% 9.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1499 1545 1295
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 £225 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £369 £350
% change year-on-year -5.08% +5.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 93 134
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 £14.64 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £29.00 £27.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.85
% change year-on-year -3.03% +4.10%  

Veritas Volume Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Veritas Volume Manager in London

Veritas Volume Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Veritas Volume Manager in London

Veritas Volume Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Veritas Volume Manager in London

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Veritas Volume Manager 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 Volume Manager.

1 27 (100.00%) Linux
2 23 (85.19%) Unix
2 23 (85.19%) Veritas
3 21 (77.78%) Red Hat
4 19 (70.37%) Solaris
5 18 (66.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 15 (55.56%) Perl
7 14 (51.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (48.15%) Banking
8 13 (48.15%) LDAP
8 13 (48.15%) SAN
8 13 (48.15%) HP
9 12 (44.44%) EMC
9 12 (44.44%) IBM
9 12 (44.44%) VMware
10 11 (40.74%) SUSE
10 11 (40.74%) Change Management
10 11 (40.74%) Finance
11 10 (37.04%) NFS
12 8 (29.63%) TCP/IP
12 8 (29.63%) DNS
12 8 (29.63%) Sun
12 8 (29.63%) Migration
13 7 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
13 7 (25.93%) Puppet
13 7 (25.93%) Opscode Chef
14 6 (22.22%) Server Building
15 5 (18.52%) Splunk
15 5 (18.52%) Kernel Tuning
15 5 (18.52%) Performance Analysis

Veritas Volume Manager
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (48.15%) LDAP
1 13 (48.15%) SAN
2 8 (29.63%) DNS
2 8 (29.63%) TCP/IP
3 5 (18.52%) Kerberos
3 5 (18.52%) NAS
4 2 (7.41%) FTP
4 2 (7.41%) SSH
General
1 13 (48.15%) Banking
2 11 (40.74%) Finance
3 4 (14.81%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (74.07%) Administrator
2 15 (55.56%) Unix Administrator
3 13 (48.15%) Systems Administrator
4 12 (44.44%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 10 (37.04%) Linux Administrator
6 5 (18.52%) VMWare Administrator
7 3 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (11.11%) Technical Leader
7 3 (11.11%) Virtualisation Administrator
8 2 (7.41%) AIX Administrator
8 2 (7.41%) Consultant
8 2 (7.41%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (7.41%) Linux Scripter
8 2 (7.41%) Technical Consultant
8 2 (7.41%) Unix Engineer
8 2 (7.41%) Unix Linux Engineer
8 2 (7.41%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
9 1 (3.70%) Solaris Systems Administrator
9 1 (3.70%) Systems Engineer
9 1 (3.70%) Unix Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Replication
2 4 (14.81%) Data Centre
3 3 (11.11%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (11.11%) Symmetrix
4 2 (7.41%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Linux
2 23 (85.19%) Unix
3 19 (70.37%) Solaris
4 14 (51.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (40.74%) SUSE
6 4 (14.81%) Windows
7 3 (11.11%) AIX
7 3 (11.11%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 3 (11.11%) VMS
8 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Change Management
2 8 (29.63%) Migration
3 6 (22.22%) Server Building
4 5 (18.52%) Kernel Tuning
4 5 (18.52%) Performance Analysis
5 4 (14.81%) Incident Management
5 4 (14.81%) ITIL
5 4 (14.81%) Problem Management
6 3 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (7.41%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (55.56%) Perl
2 5 (18.52%) Bash Shell
2 5 (18.52%) Korn
3 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
4 3 (11.11%) Python
4 3 (11.11%) Shell Script
4 3 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) RHCE
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 18 (66.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 10 (37.04%) NFS
3 7 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (11.11%) SRDF
4 3 (11.11%) Veritas File System
5 2 (7.41%) Samba
Systems Management
1 7 (25.93%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (25.93%) Puppet
2 3 (11.11%) NetBackup
2 3 (11.11%) Tivoli
2 3 (11.11%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 3 (11.11%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 2 (7.41%) BladeLogic
3 2 (7.41%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 23 (85.19%) Veritas
2 21 (77.78%) Red Hat
3 13 (48.15%) HP
4 12 (44.44%) EMC
4 12 (44.44%) IBM
4 12 (44.44%) VMware
5 8 (29.63%) Sun
6 5 (18.52%) Cisco
6 5 (18.52%) CyberArk
6 5 (18.52%) Splunk
7 3 (11.11%) NetApp
7 3 (11.11%) Oracle
8 2 (7.41%) 3PAR
8 2 (7.41%) BMC
8 2 (7.41%) Microsoft