Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 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 File System (VxFS)
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 858 867 847
Rank change year-on-year +9 -20 +14
Contract jobs citing Veritas File System 38 19 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.037% 0.018% 0.041%
As % of the System Software category 0.29% 0.15% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 12
UK median daily rate £575 £350 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +64.29% -21.79% -0.56%
10th Percentile £405 £330 £366
90th Percentile £613 £384 £499
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £350 £448
% change year-on-year +21.43% -21.79% +28.32%
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 12991 12955 11683
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.60% 12.34% 10.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 8433 8117 6649
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +8.11% +9.63%
10th Percentile £156 £173 £158
90th Percentile £613 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year +7.14% +4.48% +4.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 723 888 1250
UK median hourly rate £16.50 £15.88 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.94% -0.78% +6.67%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.50 £10.08
90th Percentile £47.20 £42.00 £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year - -6.25% +6.58%

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 Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Veritas File System over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 24 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
England +15 38 £575 +64.29%
UK excluding London +42 28 £425 +21.43%
South East +20 28 £425 +14.09%
London - 10 £575 -

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 with a requirement for Veritas File System.

1 38 (100.00%) Veritas
2 37 (97.37%) Unix
2 37 (97.37%) Linux
3 34 (89.47%) Solaris
3 34 (89.47%) Red Hat
3 34 (89.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 32 (84.21%) NFS
5 31 (81.58%) NetBackup
6 30 (78.95%) Finance
7 29 (76.32%) NetApp
7 29 (76.32%) Enterprise Storage
8 28 (73.68%) Performance Monitoring
8 28 (73.68%) SAN
9 27 (71.05%) Brocade
9 27 (71.05%) Fibre Channel
9 27 (71.05%) Load Balancing
9 27 (71.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 27 (71.05%) NAS
10 25 (65.79%) Symantec
11 24 (63.16%) Microsoft
11 24 (63.16%) Windows
11 24 (63.16%) VMware ESXi
12 23 (60.53%) EMC
13 22 (57.89%) Migration
14 21 (55.26%) Legal
15 15 (39.47%) Norton AntiVirus
16 13 (34.21%) Perl
17 11 (28.95%) Oracle
18 10 (26.32%) Disaster Recovery
19 8 (21.05%) Change 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (15.79%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 28 (73.68%) SAN
2 27 (71.05%) Fibre Channel
2 27 (71.05%) NAS
3 5 (13.16%) FTP
3 5 (13.16%) SSH
4 1 (2.63%) DHCP
4 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) Oracle Exadata
General
1 30 (78.95%) Finance
2 21 (55.26%) Legal
3 7 (18.42%) Banking
4 6 (15.79%) Financial Institution
4 6 (15.79%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (63.16%) NetApp Engineer
2 19 (50.00%) Administrator
3 12 (31.58%) Storage Administrator
4 11 (28.95%) Unix Administrator
5 10 (26.32%) Solaris Administrator
5 10 (26.32%) Systems Administrator
6 9 (23.68%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 7 (18.42%) Solaris Engineer
7 7 (18.42%) Storage Engineer
8 3 (7.89%) Architect
8 3 (7.89%) Java Architect
8 3 (7.89%) Java Engineer
8 3 (7.89%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (7.89%) Storage Systems Administrator
9 2 (5.26%) SAN Administrator
9 2 (5.26%) SAN Storage Administrator
10 1 (2.63%) AIX Administrator
10 1 (2.63%) AIX Systems Administrator
10 1 (2.63%) Linux Administrator
10 1 (2.63%) Linux Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 29 (76.32%) Enterprise Storage
2 5 (13.16%) Data Centre
3 3 (7.89%) Clustering
4 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 37 (97.37%) Linux
1 37 (97.37%) Unix
2 34 (89.47%) Solaris
3 27 (71.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 24 (63.16%) Windows
5 7 (18.42%) AIX
6 5 (13.16%) SUSE
7 3 (7.89%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (73.68%) Performance Monitoring
2 27 (71.05%) Load Balancing
3 22 (57.89%) Migration
4 10 (26.32%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (21.05%) Change Management
5 8 (21.05%) Problem Management
6 5 (13.16%) Asset Management
6 5 (13.16%) High Availability
6 5 (13.16%) Investment Management
6 5 (13.16%) Proactive Management
6 5 (13.16%) Task Automation
7 2 (5.26%) Project Management
7 2 (5.26%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.63%) Configuration Management
8 1 (2.63%) Patch Management
8 1 (2.63%) Server Monitoring
8 1 (2.63%) Server Patching
8 1 (2.63%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 13 (34.21%) Perl
2 5 (13.16%) Korn
2 5 (13.16%) SQL
3 3 (7.89%) Bash Shell
3 3 (7.89%) Java
3 3 (7.89%) Python
4 1 (2.63%) Bourne shell
4 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
System Software
1 34 (89.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 32 (84.21%) NFS
3 24 (63.16%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (18.42%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 6 (15.79%) Samba
6 5 (13.16%) SRDF
7 3 (7.89%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (2.63%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (2.63%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 31 (81.58%) NetBackup
2 15 (39.47%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (15.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 5 (13.16%) Puppet
4 5 (13.16%) SnapMirror
4 5 (13.16%) SnapVault
4 5 (13.16%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 4 (10.53%) Ansible
5 4 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (5.26%) BladeLogic
6 2 (5.26%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (2.63%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 38 (100.00%) Veritas
2 34 (89.47%) Red Hat
3 29 (76.32%) NetApp
4 27 (71.05%) Brocade
5 25 (65.79%) Symantec
6 24 (63.16%) Microsoft
7 23 (60.53%) EMC
8 11 (28.95%) Oracle
9 6 (15.79%) Sun
10 2 (5.26%) HP
11 1 (2.63%) CyberArk
11 1 (2.63%) Dell
11 1 (2.63%) IBM
11 1 (2.63%) Sybase