The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 22 June 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
England / North West
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 110 155 140
Rank change year-on-year +45 -15  
Contract jobs citing Veritas 27 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.92% 0.16% 0.30%
As % of the Vendors category 2.05% 0.34% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 2 9
Median daily rate £450 £413 £324
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +27.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £383 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £443 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +5.33% -6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £42.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -65.47% +5.00%  

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 the North West.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1318 1744 1686
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 44.97% 45.38% 45.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 716 1028 833
Median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £275 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 57 113
Median hourly rate £16.00 £19.20 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.64% +9.68%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

Veritas
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

Veritas
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Veritas in the North West

Veritas
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Veritas in the North West over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Veritas in the North West

Veritas
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Veritas in the North West

Veritas
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Veritas within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 June 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
Cheshire +44 22 £450 -
Manchester +9 2 £363 -3.33%
Veritas
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 North West region with a requirement for Veritas.

1 31 (79.49%) Linux
2 24 (61.54%) Unix
3 17 (43.59%) Clustering
4 15 (38.46%) AIX
5 14 (35.90%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (33.33%) Ruby
6 13 (33.33%) Perl
6 13 (33.33%) Finance
7 12 (30.77%) Banking
8 9 (23.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 8 (20.51%) Migration
10 7 (17.95%) Solaris
11 6 (15.38%) Veritas File System
11 6 (15.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 6 (15.38%) EMC
12 5 (12.82%) Red Hat
12 5 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
13 4 (10.26%) Internet
13 4 (10.26%) Python
14 3 (7.69%) Security Patching
14 3 (7.69%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 3 (7.69%) Oracle
14 3 (7.69%) SAN
14 3 (7.69%) HP
15 2 (5.13%) Firewall
15 2 (5.13%) GIS
15 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
15 2 (5.13%) Shell Script
15 2 (5.13%) Project Management

Veritas
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) Internet
2 3 (7.69%) SAN
3 2 (5.13%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) GIS
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) JIRA
General
1 13 (33.33%) Finance
2 12 (30.77%) Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Electronics
3 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.56%) Marketing
3 1 (2.56%) Retail
3 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (33.33%) Consultant
2 9 (23.08%) Administrator
3 8 (20.51%) Systems Administrator
3 8 (20.51%) Unix Administrator
3 8 (20.51%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 7 (17.95%) Analyst
4 7 (17.95%) Linux Consultant
4 7 (17.95%) Systems Analyst
4 7 (17.95%) Unix Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) AIX Administrator
5 4 (10.26%) AIX Systems Administrator
5 4 (10.26%) Automation Consultant
5 4 (10.26%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (10.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 4 (10.26%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
5 4 (10.26%) Unix Specialist
6 3 (7.69%) Solaris Administrator
6 3 (7.69%) Solaris Systems Administrator
6 3 (7.69%) Unix Consultant
7 2 (5.13%) Perl Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (43.59%) Clustering
2 1 (2.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 31 (79.49%) Linux
2 24 (61.54%) Unix
3 15 (38.46%) AIX
4 13 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (17.95%) Solaris
6 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.51%) Migration
2 5 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (7.69%) Security Patching
4 2 (5.13%) Project Management
5 1 (2.56%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.56%) Database Tuning
5 1 (2.56%) DevOps
5 1 (2.56%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (2.56%) Line Management
5 1 (2.56%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (2.56%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.56%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (2.56%) Programme Management
5 1 (2.56%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 13 (33.33%) Perl
1 13 (33.33%) Ruby
2 4 (10.26%) Python
3 2 (5.13%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.56%) SQL
4 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (23.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 6 (15.38%) Veritas File System
3 3 (7.69%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (5.13%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (35.90%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (15.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (2.56%) Puppet
3 1 (2.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (15.38%) EMC
2 5 (12.82%) Red Hat
3 3 (7.69%) HP
3 3 (7.69%) Oracle
4 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.56%) IBM
5 1 (2.56%) SAP