The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 / Scotland
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 66 102
Rank change year-on-year -36 +36  
Contract jobs citing Veritas 5 66 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.28% 2.54% 0.95%
As % of the Vendors category 0.66% 6.17% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 26 10
Median daily rate £355 £324 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.65% -7.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £367 £400 £354
% change year-on-year -8.37% +12.98%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Scotland.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 759 1069 1081
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 43.22% 41.21% 36.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 417 591 585
Median daily rate £375 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £241 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 16 38
Median hourly rate £23.00 £43.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.51% +168.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.55 £13.80 £12.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.62 £50.00 £42.75
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 Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

Veritas
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Veritas in Scotland

Veritas
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Veritas in Scotland

Veritas
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Veritas within the Scotland 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
Glasgow +6 2 £355 +24.56% 1
Edinburgh -20 2 - - 1
West Dunbartonshire - 1 - -
Veritas
UK

Veritas
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

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 Scotland region with a requirement for Veritas.

1 15 (57.69%) Clustering
2 14 (53.85%) VMware
2 14 (53.85%) Citrix
3 12 (46.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 12 (46.15%) Windows
3 12 (46.15%) MCSE
3 12 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (38.46%) Unix
5 9 (34.62%) Change Control
6 8 (30.77%) SQL
6 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
6 8 (30.77%) AIX
6 8 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (30.77%) Netcool
7 7 (26.92%) Firewall
7 7 (26.92%) NetBackup
7 7 (26.92%) Linux
7 7 (26.92%) TCP/IP
7 7 (26.92%) Active Directory
7 7 (26.92%) HP
7 7 (26.92%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (26.92%) Server Building
8 6 (23.08%) Office 365
8 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Clustering
8 6 (23.08%) Windows 7
8 6 (23.08%) McAfee ePO

Veritas
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 6 (23.08%) IIS
1 6 (23.08%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.85%) Apache
2 1 (3.85%) iPlanet
2 1 (3.85%) JBoss
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.85%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) MS Office
2 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 6 (23.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (26.92%) Firewall
1 7 (26.92%) TCP/IP
2 6 (23.08%) SAN
3 2 (7.69%) IPsec
3 2 (7.69%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) StarTeam
General
1 6 (23.08%) Banking
2 5 (19.23%) Finance
3 1 (3.85%) Retail
3 1 (3.85%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Administrator
1 6 (23.08%) Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) Test Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Senior Unix Support
3 4 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (15.38%) Unix Administrator
3 4 (15.38%) Unix Support
3 4 (15.38%) Wintel Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Support Technician
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Technician
4 3 (11.54%) Support Technician
4 3 (11.54%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Support Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (3.85%) Unix Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Unix Specialist
6 1 (3.85%) Unix Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) J2EE
1 1 (3.85%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (57.69%) Clustering
2 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.85%) HACMP
5 1 (3.85%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 12 (46.15%) Windows
1 12 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
1 12 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
1 12 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
2 10 (38.46%) Unix
3 8 (30.77%) AIX
4 7 (26.92%) Linux
5 6 (23.08%) Windows 7
5 6 (23.08%) Windows XP
6 5 (19.23%) Windows 10
7 4 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (15.38%) Solaris
7 4 (15.38%) Windows Server
8 1 (3.85%) HPUX
8 1 (3.85%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Change Control
2 8 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (26.92%) Server Building
4 6 (23.08%) Test Scripting
5 5 (19.23%) Change Management
5 5 (19.23%) Server Virtualisation
5 5 (19.23%) Smoke Testing
5 5 (19.23%) Software Testing
5 5 (19.23%) Time Management
6 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
6 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (7.69%) High Availability
6 2 (7.69%) Software Distribution
7 1 (3.85%) ITIL
7 1 (3.85%) Load Balancing
7 1 (3.85%) Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.85%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (46.15%) MCSE
1 12 (46.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (23.08%) ISTQB
2 6 (23.08%) MCITP
2 6 (23.08%) MCSA
2 6 (23.08%) MCTS
3 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
3 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
4 4 (15.38%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (7.69%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (26.92%) Active Directory
1 7 (26.92%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 6 (23.08%) Hyper-V
3 5 (19.23%) vSphere
4 3 (11.54%) SRDF
4 3 (11.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (3.85%) KVM
6 1 (3.85%) Oracle Clusterware
6 1 (3.85%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (3.85%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 8 (30.77%) Netcool
2 7 (26.92%) NetBackup
3 6 (23.08%) McAfee ePO
3 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Clustering
4 5 (19.23%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (7.69%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (7.69%) Tivoli
6 1 (3.85%) Backup Exec
6 1 (3.85%) Data Guard
6 1 (3.85%) Oracle Flashback
6 1 (3.85%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (3.85%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (3.85%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 14 (53.85%) Citrix
1 14 (53.85%) VMware
2 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 7 (26.92%) HP
4 6 (23.08%) Intel Security
5 5 (19.23%) AppDynamics
5 5 (19.23%) Red Hat
6 4 (15.38%) EMC
7 3 (11.54%) Oracle
8 2 (7.69%) IBM
9 1 (3.85%) BMC
9 1 (3.85%) Cisco
9 1 (3.85%) F5
9 1 (3.85%) PlateSpin
9 1 (3.85%) Sun