The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 30 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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 72 72
Rank change year-on-year +13 0  
Contract jobs citing Veritas 1 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.15% 0.39% 0.40%
As % of the Vendors category 0.31% 0.72% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Median daily rate £600 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £400 £368
% change year-on-year -7.75% +8.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £42.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year -65.47% +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 Reading.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 321 557 464
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 49.23% 54.77% 45.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 289 245
Median daily rate £400 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 28 10
Median hourly rate £15.00 £55.55 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -72.99% +158.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% +10.29%  

Veritas
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

Veritas
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Veritas in Reading

Veritas
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Veritas in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 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 Reading region with a requirement for Veritas.

1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) Unix
2 3 (75.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) Solaris
3 2 (50.00%) SCSA
3 2 (50.00%) Line Management
3 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (50.00%) Legal
3 2 (50.00%) xDSL
3 2 (50.00%) 3PAR
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) MS Office
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) ATM
3 2 (50.00%) Broadband
3 2 (50.00%) VoIP
3 2 (50.00%) Ethernet
3 2 (50.00%) PPP
3 2 (50.00%) VPN
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Sun
3 2 (50.00%) CCNP
3 2 (50.00%) CCNA
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Sun Certification
3 2 (50.00%) SAN
3 2 (50.00%) DSLAM

Veritas
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
1 2 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) ATM
1 2 (50.00%) Broadband
1 2 (50.00%) DSLAM
1 2 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) PPP
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
1 2 (50.00%) VoIP
1 2 (50.00%) VPN
1 2 (50.00%) xDSL
2 1 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (50.00%) Legal
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Lead Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Storage Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Clustering
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Solaris
2 3 (75.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Line Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCNA
1 2 (50.00%) CCNP
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) SCSA
1 2 (50.00%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Firmware
1 1 (25.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) vMotion
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) HP
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) 3PAR
2 2 (50.00%) Huawei
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Sun
3 1 (25.00%) EMC
3 1 (25.00%) NetApp
3 1 (25.00%) VMware