Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 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 Certified Professional (VCP)
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 867 876 887
Rank change year-on-year +9 +11 -12
Contract jobs citing VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP) 10 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.010% 0.005% 0.001%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.052% 0.023% 0.004%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 1
UK median daily rate £300 £433 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.64% +2.25% -6.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
UK median hourly rate £26.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.25 - -

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 19240 21636 22485
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.66% 20.66% 19.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 11789 13485 13553
UK median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +2.56%
10th Percentile £220 £243 £244
90th Percentile £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year +3.23% +0.65% +5.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 902 856 1079
UK median hourly rate £26.25 £26.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +31.58%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.13 £11.96
90th Percentile £50.00 £49.19 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year - +10.00% +31.58%

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 6 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 21 November 2017. 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
UK excluding London - 9 £300 -
England +18 7 £300 -30.64%
East of England - 5 £300 -
Scotland - 3 - -
London -23 1 - -
South East - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP) also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP).

1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Veritas
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
1 10 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 9 (90.00%) SAN
2 9 (90.00%) Citrix
2 9 (90.00%) MS Exchange
2 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (90.00%) SCCM
2 9 (90.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (80.00%) Hyper-V
3 8 (80.00%) HP
3 8 (80.00%) Dell
3 8 (80.00%) Backup Exec
3 8 (80.00%) Symantec
3 8 (80.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 7 (70.00%) NetBackup
4 7 (70.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
4 7 (70.00%) MCSE
4 7 (70.00%) MCSA
5 6 (60.00%) DNS
5 6 (60.00%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (50.00%) Skype for Business
6 5 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
6 5 (50.00%) SolarWinds
6 5 (50.00%) EqualLogic
6 5 (50.00%) 3PAR
6 5 (50.00%) NAS
6 5 (50.00%) PowerShell

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 9 (90.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (50.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Office 365
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) SAN
2 6 (60.00%) DNS
3 5 (50.00%) DHCP
3 5 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
3 5 (50.00%) iSCSI
3 5 (50.00%) NAS
3 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (30.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Advertising
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Storage Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Network Support
3 2 (20.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Data Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Server Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Clustering
1 5 (50.00%) Replication
2 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) Problem Management
3 3 (30.00%) Database Tuning
3 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (20.00%) Biometrics
5 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
1 5 (50.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 7 (70.00%) MCSA
2 7 (70.00%) MCSE
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (40.00%) Degree
4 3 (30.00%) ACSA
4 3 (30.00%) CCNA
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (30.00%) Network+ Certification
5 2 (20.00%) A+ Certification
5 2 (20.00%) CCENT
5 2 (20.00%) MCITP
5 2 (20.00%) MCTS
6 1 (10.00%) RHCE
6 1 (10.00%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (90.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (80.00%) Hyper-V
3 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (60.00%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (50.00%) Terminal Services
6 2 (20.00%) XenDesktop
7 1 (10.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (90.00%) SCCM
2 8 (80.00%) Backup Exec
2 8 (80.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 7 (70.00%) NetBackup
4 5 (50.00%) HP Data Protector
4 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Clustering
4 5 (50.00%) SCOM
5 1 (10.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Veritas
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (90.00%) Citrix
2 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (80.00%) Dell
3 8 (80.00%) HP
3 8 (80.00%) Symantec
4 5 (50.00%) 3PAR
4 5 (50.00%) CommVault
4 5 (50.00%) EqualLogic
4 5 (50.00%) IBM
4 5 (50.00%) NetApp
4 5 (50.00%) SolarWinds
5 3 (30.00%) Apple
5 3 (30.00%) Cisco
5 3 (30.00%) Google
5 3 (30.00%) Juniper
5 3 (30.00%) Sophos
5 3 (30.00%) Veeam
6 2 (20.00%) EMC