Period
to 23 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 6 months to 23 February 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 File System (VxFS)
UK
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 851 810 818
Rank change year-on-year -41 +8 +38
Contract jobs citing Veritas File System 20 40 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.020% 0.042% 0.055%
As % of the System Software category 0.16% 0.34% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 20 18
UK median daily rate £575 £368 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +56.46% -17.88% +28.32%
10th Percentile £538 £348 £353
90th Percentile £613 £475 £491
UK excluding London median daily rate - £375 £448
% change year-on-year - -16.20% +28.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
UK median hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £37.50

Veritas File System is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 12,887 11,638 10,949
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.71% 12.12% 10.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,414 7,260 6,408
UK median daily rate £450 £403 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.80% +7.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £163 £163 £158
90th Percentile £625 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £350 £340
% change year-on-year +10.00% +2.94% +1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 701 841 1,109
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £15.85 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.95% +5.67% -3.23%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.29 £10.00
90th Percentile £46.25 £43.75 £40.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year - -3.23% +3.33%

Veritas File System
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Veritas File System as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Veritas File System in the UK

Veritas File System
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Veritas File System in the UK

Veritas File System
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Veritas File System in the UK

Veritas File System
Top 4 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 23 February 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 -41 20 £575 +56.46% 1
South East -17 12 - - 1
UK excluding London -28 12 - - 1
London -36 8 £575 +64.29%

For the 6 months to 23 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Veritas File System 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 File System.

1 20 (100.00%) Unix
1 20 (100.00%) Linux
1 20 (100.00%) Veritas
1 20 (100.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 19 (95.00%) NFS
3 17 (85.00%) Solaris
3 17 (85.00%) Red Hat
4 15 (75.00%) NetApp
4 15 (75.00%) Enterprise Storage
4 15 (75.00%) NetBackup
5 14 (70.00%) Brocade
5 14 (70.00%) Fibre Channel
5 14 (70.00%) Load Balancing
5 14 (70.00%) NAS
5 14 (70.00%) Finance
5 14 (70.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 12 (60.00%) SAN
7 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
7 11 (55.00%) Windows
7 11 (55.00%) Perl
7 11 (55.00%) Symantec
7 11 (55.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (55.00%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (45.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (45.00%) Oracle
9 8 (40.00%) Legal
9 8 (40.00%) Migration
10 7 (35.00%) Problem Management
10 7 (35.00%) Change Management
10 7 (35.00%) EMC

Veritas File System
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 6 (30.00%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 14 (70.00%) Fibre Channel
1 14 (70.00%) NAS
2 12 (60.00%) SAN
3 4 (20.00%) FTP
3 4 (20.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle Exadata
General
1 14 (70.00%) Finance
2 8 (40.00%) Legal
3 5 (25.00%) Banking
3 5 (25.00%) Financial Institution
3 5 (25.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (80.00%) Administrator
2 11 (55.00%) NetApp Engineer
2 11 (55.00%) Storage Administrator
3 9 (45.00%) Unix Administrator
4 8 (40.00%) Solaris Administrator
4 8 (40.00%) Systems Administrator
4 8 (40.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 7 (35.00%) Solaris Engineer
5 7 (35.00%) Storage Engineer
6 3 (15.00%) Architect
6 3 (15.00%) Java Architect
6 3 (15.00%) Java Engineer
6 3 (15.00%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (15.00%) Storage Systems Administrator
7 1 (5.00%) SAN Administrator
7 1 (5.00%) SAN Storage Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 15 (75.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Linux
1 20 (100.00%) Unix
2 17 (85.00%) Solaris
3 11 (55.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (55.00%) Windows
4 5 (25.00%) AIX
4 5 (25.00%) SUSE
5 3 (15.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) Load Balancing
1 14 (70.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 9 (45.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (40.00%) Migration
4 7 (35.00%) Change Management
4 7 (35.00%) Problem Management
5 5 (25.00%) Asset Management
5 5 (25.00%) Investment Management
5 5 (25.00%) Proactive Management
5 5 (25.00%) Task Automation
6 4 (20.00%) High Availability
7 2 (10.00%) Project Management
7 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) Perl
2 5 (25.00%) Korn
3 4 (20.00%) SQL
4 3 (15.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (15.00%) Java
4 3 (15.00%) Python
System Software
1 20 (100.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 19 (95.00%) NFS
3 11 (55.00%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (25.00%) Samba
4 5 (25.00%) SRDF
4 5 (25.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 3 (15.00%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 15 (75.00%) NetBackup
2 5 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (20.00%) SnapMirror
3 4 (20.00%) SnapVault
3 4 (20.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 3 (15.00%) Ansible
4 3 (15.00%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (15.00%) Puppet
5 2 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (5.00%) BladeLogic
6 1 (5.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Veritas
2 17 (85.00%) Red Hat
3 15 (75.00%) NetApp
4 14 (70.00%) Brocade
5 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
5 11 (55.00%) Symantec
6 9 (45.00%) Oracle
7 7 (35.00%) EMC
8 4 (20.00%) Sun
9 1 (5.00%) CyberArk