The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Veritas File System skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Veritas File System 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 File System (VxFS)
England / South East
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 228 260 266
Rank change year-on-year +32 +6  
Contract jobs citing Veritas File System 20 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.25% 0.064% 0.020%
As % of the System Software category 2.12% 0.46% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 0
Median daily rate £438 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £475 -
% change year-on-year -12.63% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £39.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £39.25

Veritas File System 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 File System
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Veritas File System in the South East

Veritas File System
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 File System in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Veritas File System in the South East

Veritas File System
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 File System in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Veritas File System in the South East

Veritas File System
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 File System 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 +18 20 £438 +2.94%
Veritas File System
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Veritas File System 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 File System.

1 32 (100.00%) Unix
1 32 (100.00%) Solaris
1 32 (100.00%) Linux
1 32 (100.00%) Veritas
1 32 (100.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 31 (96.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 31 (96.88%) High Availability
2 31 (96.88%) Red Hat
2 31 (96.88%) SAN
3 30 (93.75%) Sun
3 30 (93.75%) Oracle
3 30 (93.75%) NAS
4 24 (75.00%) Finance
5 22 (68.75%) NetBackup
5 22 (68.75%) Symantec
6 19 (59.38%) Service Delivery
7 18 (56.25%) Change Management
7 18 (56.25%) Change Control
7 18 (56.25%) Team Foundation Server
7 18 (56.25%) Problem Management
8 17 (53.13%) Legal
9 14 (43.75%) Brocade
9 14 (43.75%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 14 (43.75%) SSH
9 14 (43.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (43.75%) Disaster Recovery
9 14 (43.75%) Nagios
9 14 (43.75%) NetApp
9 14 (43.75%) FTP
10 11 (34.38%) NFS

Veritas File System
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 (6.25%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (96.88%) SAN
2 30 (93.75%) NAS
3 14 (43.75%) FTP
3 14 (43.75%) SSH
4 11 (34.38%) iSCSI
5 2 (6.25%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 18 (56.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 24 (75.00%) Finance
2 17 (53.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 31 (96.88%) Administrator
2 30 (93.75%) Storage Administrator
3 29 (90.63%) Unix Administrator
4 23 (71.88%) Systems Administrator
5 22 (68.75%) Storage Systems Administrator
5 22 (68.75%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 15 (46.88%) Solaris Administrator
7 9 (28.13%) SAN Administrator
7 9 (28.13%) SAN Storage Administrator
8 8 (25.00%) Solaris Systems Administrator
9 2 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
9 2 (6.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 2 (6.25%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
10 1 (3.13%) Storage Engineer
10 1 (3.13%) Systems Engineer
10 1 (3.13%) Unix Engineer
10 1 (3.13%) Unix Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 32 (100.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 7 (21.88%) Replication
3 4 (12.50%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Linux
1 32 (100.00%) Solaris
1 32 (100.00%) Unix
2 14 (43.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (21.88%) HPUX
4 2 (6.25%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (96.88%) High Availability
2 19 (59.38%) Service Delivery
3 18 (56.25%) Change Control
3 18 (56.25%) Change Management
3 18 (56.25%) Problem Management
4 14 (43.75%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (34.38%) Load Balancing
6 10 (31.25%) Capacity Management
7 2 (6.25%) Regulatory Compliance
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) Perl
System Software
1 31 (96.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 11 (34.38%) NFS
2 11 (34.38%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 22 (68.75%) NetBackup
2 14 (43.75%) Nagios
2 14 (43.75%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 11 (34.38%) EMC Navisphere
4 4 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (12.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (3.13%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 32 (100.00%) Veritas
2 31 (96.88%) Red Hat
3 30 (93.75%) Oracle
3 30 (93.75%) Sun
4 22 (68.75%) Symantec
5 14 (43.75%) Brocade
5 14 (43.75%) NetApp
6 5 (15.63%) EMC
7 2 (6.25%) HP
7 2 (6.25%) Nimble Storage
8 1 (3.13%) 3PAR