Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 879 844 888
Rank change year-on-year -35 +44 -13
Contract jobs citing Veritas File System 6 37 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.006% 0.037% 0.011%
As % of the System Software category 0.039% 0.30% 0.091%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 3
UK median daily rate £375 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +11.11% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £425 £450
% change year-on-year -11.76% -5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 15,304 12,143 13,139
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.95% 12.22% 12.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,968 7,825 8,248
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +12.68%
10th Percentile £180 £158 £175
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +6.67% +4.17% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 889 677 897
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £16.66 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.96% +4.13% -
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.40 £10.50
90th Percentile £43.75 £47.25 £40.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £15.36
% change year-on-year - +0.94% -2.51%

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 20 October 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 -40 6 £375 -25.00% 1
London -18 4 - -
South East -32 2 £375 -11.76%
UK excluding London -45 2 £375 -11.76% 1

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 6 (100.00%) ITIL
1 6 (100.00%) Unix
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Veritas
1 6 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 6 (100.00%) SAN
1 6 (100.00%) NAS
2 5 (83.33%) High Availability
2 5 (83.33%) iSCSI
2 5 (83.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (66.67%) BMC
3 4 (66.67%) Firmware
3 4 (66.67%) Tivoli
3 4 (66.67%) BMC PATROL
3 4 (66.67%) Shell Script
3 4 (66.67%) OpenView
3 4 (66.67%) HP
3 4 (66.67%) Dell
3 4 (66.67%) RHCE
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (66.67%) LDAP
3 4 (66.67%) MS Visio
3 4 (66.67%) DNS
3 4 (66.67%) IBM
3 4 (66.67%) Sendmail
3 4 (66.67%) BladeLogic
3 4 (66.67%) Problem Management
3 4 (66.67%) Performance Management

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:

Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Project
1 4 (66.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) NAS
1 6 (100.00%) SAN
2 5 (83.33%) iSCSI
3 4 (66.67%) DNS
4 1 (16.67%) FTP
4 1 (16.67%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Consultant
1 4 (66.67%) Linux Consultant
1 4 (66.67%) Senior Consultant
1 4 (66.67%) Senior Linux Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Team Leader
2 1 (16.67%) SAN Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) SAN Storage Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Solaris Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Sun Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Team Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Unix Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Unix Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Data Centre
1 4 (66.67%) Enterprise Storage
1 4 (66.67%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Unix
2 5 (83.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (66.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 2 (33.33%) Solaris
4 2 (33.33%) SUSE
5 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
2 5 (83.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (83.33%) High Availability
3 4 (66.67%) Artificial Intelligence
3 4 (66.67%) Business Continuity
3 4 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (66.67%) Migration
3 4 (66.67%) Patch Management
3 4 (66.67%) Performance Management
3 4 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (66.67%) Problem Management
3 4 (66.67%) Procure-to-Pay
3 4 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
4 1 (16.67%) Change Management
4 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) RHCE
1 4 (66.67%) RHCSA
1 4 (66.67%) RHCVA
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Firmware
1 4 (66.67%) KVM
1 4 (66.67%) RHEV
1 4 (66.67%) Samba
1 4 (66.67%) Sendmail
1 4 (66.67%) Virtual Machines
1 4 (66.67%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) BladeLogic
1 4 (66.67%) BMC PATROL
1 4 (66.67%) OpenView
1 4 (66.67%) Tivoli
1 4 (66.67%) yum
2 1 (16.67%) Nagios
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 6 (100.00%) Veritas
2 4 (66.67%) BMC
2 4 (66.67%) Dell
2 4 (66.67%) HP
2 4 (66.67%) IBM
2 4 (66.67%) Opsware
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) Sun
4 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds