The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 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 Cluster Server (VCS)
England / South East
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 216 222 258
Rank change year-on-year +6 +36  
Contract jobs citing Veritas Cluster Server 32 44 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.41% 0.47% 0.10%
As % of the System Software category 3.39% 3.40% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 29 6
Median daily rate £450 £450 £531
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -15.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £366 £477
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £500
% change year-on-year -5.55% -10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Median hourly rate - £50.50 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +28.66%  
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 the South East with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 943 1296 1254
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 11.99% 13.87% 12.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 529 803 637
Median daily rate £375 £365 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.73% -1.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £369 £350
% change year-on-year -5.08% +5.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 104 129
Median hourly rate £17.25 £21.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.85% +27.27%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £51.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.85
% change year-on-year -3.03% +4.10%  

Veritas Cluster Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

Veritas Cluster Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Veritas Cluster Server in the South East

Veritas Cluster Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Veritas Cluster Server in the South East

Veritas Cluster Server
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Veritas Cluster Server within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 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
Surrey -10 20 £438 -2.77%
Hampshire - 12 £450 -
Veritas Cluster Server
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 South East region with a requirement for Veritas Cluster Server.

1 46 (100.00%) Linux
1 46 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 45 (97.83%) Unix
3 38 (82.61%) Oracle
4 34 (73.91%) Veritas
5 32 (69.57%) Solaris
5 32 (69.57%) High Availability
6 31 (67.39%) Enterprise Storage
6 31 (67.39%) Veritas File System
6 31 (67.39%) SAN
7 30 (65.22%) Sun
7 30 (65.22%) NAS
8 26 (56.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 24 (52.17%) Finance
10 22 (47.83%) Symantec
10 22 (47.83%) NetBackup
11 20 (43.48%) Service Delivery
12 17 (36.96%) Change Management
12 17 (36.96%) Legal
12 17 (36.96%) Change Control
12 17 (36.96%) Team Foundation Server
12 17 (36.96%) Problem Management
13 16 (34.78%) Disaster Recovery
14 15 (32.61%) Windows
15 14 (30.43%) Brocade
15 14 (30.43%) Veritas Storage Foundation
15 14 (30.43%) SSH
15 14 (30.43%) FTP
15 14 (30.43%) Nagios
16 13 (28.26%) Microsoft

Veritas Cluster Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 2 (4.35%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (8.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (10.87%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (67.39%) SAN
2 30 (65.22%) NAS
3 14 (30.43%) FTP
3 14 (30.43%) SSH
4 11 (23.91%) iSCSI
5 2 (4.35%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (2.17%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.09%) PostgreSQL
1 12 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.22%) Oracle Database
3 5 (10.87%) MySQL
3 5 (10.87%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (10.87%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (10.87%) Oracle9i Database
3 5 (10.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (10.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (8.70%) InterSystems Cache
4 4 (8.70%) NoSQL
4 4 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 17 (36.96%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 24 (52.17%) Finance
2 17 (36.96%) Legal
3 2 (4.35%) Local Government
4 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (65.22%) Administrator
2 29 (63.04%) Storage Administrator
3 28 (60.87%) Unix Administrator
4 22 (47.83%) Systems Administrator
5 21 (45.65%) Storage Systems Administrator
5 21 (45.65%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 15 (32.61%) Solaris Administrator
7 11 (23.91%) DBA
8 9 (19.57%) SAN Administrator
8 9 (19.57%) SAN Storage Administrator
9 8 (17.39%) Solaris Systems Administrator
10 6 (13.04%) SQL DBA
11 5 (10.87%) Oracle DBA
12 4 (8.70%) SC Cleared DBA
13 3 (6.52%) Architect
13 3 (6.52%) PostgreSQL DBA
14 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Architect
14 2 (4.35%) Linux Administrator
14 2 (4.35%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 2 (4.35%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) Middleware
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 31 (67.39%) Enterprise Storage
2 7 (15.22%) Clustering
2 7 (15.22%) Replication
3 5 (10.87%) HACMP
4 4 (8.70%) EMC VNX
5 1 (2.17%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.17%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 46 (100.00%) Linux
2 45 (97.83%) Unix
3 32 (69.57%) Solaris
4 26 (56.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (32.61%) Windows
6 11 (23.91%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (15.22%) HPUX
8 6 (13.04%) AIX
8 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (10.87%) Windows Server
9 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (4.35%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (69.57%) High Availability
2 20 (43.48%) Service Delivery
3 17 (36.96%) Change Control
3 17 (36.96%) Change Management
3 17 (36.96%) Problem Management
4 16 (34.78%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (23.91%) Load Balancing
6 10 (21.74%) Capacity Management
7 7 (15.22%) Performance Optimisation
8 5 (10.87%) ITIL
8 5 (10.87%) Patch Management
9 3 (6.52%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (4.35%) Non-Functional Testing
10 2 (4.35%) Regulatory Compliance
10 2 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
10 2 (4.35%) Service Design
11 1 (2.17%) Business Process Improvement
11 1 (2.17%) Capacity Planning
11 1 (2.17%) Data Analysis
11 1 (2.17%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 12 (26.09%) SQL
2 5 (10.87%) PL/SQL
3 4 (8.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (26.09%) Security Cleared
2 11 (23.91%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 31 (67.39%) Veritas File System
2 11 (23.91%) NFS
2 11 (23.91%) Virtual Servers
3 5 (10.87%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (10.87%) vSphere
4 2 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (47.83%) NetBackup
2 14 (30.43%) Nagios
2 14 (30.43%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 11 (23.91%) EMC Navisphere
4 5 (10.87%) Data Guard
4 5 (10.87%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 5 (10.87%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (8.70%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (8.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Tivoli
7 1 (2.17%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (2.17%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 46 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 38 (82.61%) Oracle
3 34 (73.91%) Veritas
4 30 (65.22%) Sun
5 22 (47.83%) Symantec
6 14 (30.43%) Brocade
7 13 (28.26%) Microsoft
7 13 (28.26%) NetApp
8 8 (17.39%) IBM
9 7 (15.22%) VMware
10 5 (10.87%) EMC
11 2 (4.35%) Arqiva
11 2 (4.35%) Citrix
11 2 (4.35%) Nimble Storage
12 1 (2.17%) 3PAR
12 1 (2.17%) HP
12 1 (2.17%) Intel
12 1 (2.17%) TIBCO