Period
to 17 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP) qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 17 June 2018 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 Certified Professional (VCP)
UK
6 months to
17 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 871 829 881
Rank change year-on-year -42 +52 -24
Contract jobs citing VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP) 10 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.010% 0.004% 0.007%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.053% 0.022% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 7
UK median daily rate £300 £335 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.45% -14.10% +0.91%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £335 £375
% change year-on-year -10.45% -10.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP) is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
UK
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 18,807 18,414 22,896
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.92% 20.27% 21.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,267 11,389 14,265
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.68% +1.50%
10th Percentile £239 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £594 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £382
% change year-on-year +3.13% +4.64% +1.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 846 942 845
UK median hourly rate £24.91 £30.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.98% -7.69% +44.44%
10th Percentile £12.55 £12.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £52.50 £52.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -16.13% -11.43% +55.56%

VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP) as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP) in the UK

VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP).

Contractor daily rate trend for VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP) in the UK

VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP).

Contractor hourly rate trend for VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP) in the UK

VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP) within the UK over the 6 months to 17 June 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -28 10 £300 -10.45% 2
UK excluding London -24 9 £300 -10.45%
East of England - 6 £300 -
South East -12 3 - -
London - 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 17 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP) also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP).

1 10 (100.00%) ITIL
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 10 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 10 (100.00%) DNS
1 10 (100.00%) Veritas
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
1 10 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 10 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 10 (100.00%) SCCM
1 10 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (90.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (90.00%) MCSE
3 7 (70.00%) MS Exchange
3 7 (70.00%) SAN
3 7 (70.00%) PowerShell
3 7 (70.00%) NAS
3 7 (70.00%) Skype for Business
4 6 (60.00%) Fibre Channel
4 6 (60.00%) EqualLogic
4 6 (60.00%) 3PAR
4 6 (60.00%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (60.00%) SolarWinds
4 6 (60.00%) Problem Management
4 6 (60.00%) Hyper-V
4 6 (60.00%) SCOM
4 6 (60.00%) HP Data Protector
4 6 (60.00%) iSCSI
4 6 (60.00%) Replication

VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 7 (70.00%) MS Exchange
1 7 (70.00%) Skype for Business
2 6 (60.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (40.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) DNS
2 7 (70.00%) NAS
2 7 (70.00%) SAN
3 6 (60.00%) DHCP
3 6 (60.00%) Fibre Channel
3 6 (60.00%) iSCSI
3 6 (60.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (40.00%) LAN
4 4 (40.00%) WAN
5 1 (10.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Analyst
2 6 (60.00%) Storage Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Active Directory Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Server Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (60.00%) Clustering
1 6 (60.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (30.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) ITIL
2 6 (60.00%) Problem Management
2 6 (60.00%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (40.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Deployment Automation
4 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 9 (90.00%) MCSE
2 9 (90.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (60.00%) MCSA
4 5 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 10 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 10 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (60.00%) Hyper-V
2 6 (60.00%) Terminal Services
2 6 (60.00%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (40.00%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 10 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 10 (100.00%) SCCM
2 6 (60.00%) Backup Exec
2 6 (60.00%) HP Data Protector
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 6 (60.00%) SCOM
3 5 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (10.00%) AirWatch
4 1 (10.00%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (10.00%) WMI
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 10 (100.00%) Veritas
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (60.00%) 3PAR
2 6 (60.00%) Citrix
2 6 (60.00%) CommVault
2 6 (60.00%) Dell
2 6 (60.00%) EqualLogic
2 6 (60.00%) HP
2 6 (60.00%) IBM
2 6 (60.00%) NetApp
2 6 (60.00%) SolarWinds
3 5 (50.00%) Symantec
4 4 (40.00%) McAfee
5 3 (30.00%) Intel