Period
to 19 June 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 19 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 File System (VxFS)
UK
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 878 793 823
Rank change year-on-year -85 +30 +48
Contract jobs citing Veritas File System 8 35 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.008% 0.038% 0.064%
As % of the System Software category 0.059% 0.34% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 24
UK median daily rate £419 £408 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.76% -9.44% -
10th Percentile £354 £350 £341
90th Percentile £526 £484 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £420 £425
% change year-on-year -10.71% -1.18% -
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 13,608 10,221 12,303
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.65% 11.24% 11.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,784 6,548 7,527
UK median daily rate £450 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £185 £163 £173
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% +7.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 807 655 915
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.13 £10.50
90th Percentile £45.32 £45.55 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +3.33% -6.25% +6.67%

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 19 June 2018.

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 19 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 -65 8 £419 +2.76% 2
UK excluding London -32 6 £375 -10.71%
South East -39 6 £375 -11.76%
London -57 2 £550 +57.14% 2

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 8 (100.00%) Solaris
1 8 (100.00%) Unix
1 8 (100.00%) SAN
1 8 (100.00%) Veritas
1 8 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 7 (87.50%) Sun
2 7 (87.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 7 (87.50%) Oracle
3 6 (75.00%) Perl
3 6 (75.00%) FTP
3 6 (75.00%) SSH
3 6 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (75.00%) NAS
3 6 (75.00%) High Availability
4 5 (62.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 5 (62.50%) NFS
4 5 (62.50%) NetBackup
5 4 (50.00%) Service Delivery
5 4 (50.00%) Windows
5 4 (50.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 4 (50.00%) Puppet
5 4 (50.00%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (37.50%) iSCSI
6 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
6 3 (37.50%) Brocade
6 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Excel
6 3 (37.50%) SQL
6 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (37.50%) ITIL

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 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) SAN
2 6 (75.00%) FTP
2 6 (75.00%) NAS
2 6 (75.00%) SSH
3 3 (37.50%) iSCSI
4 2 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (12.50%) Firewall
5 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) InterSystems Cache
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Administrator
1 5 (62.50%) Unix Administrator
2 4 (50.00%) Storage Administrator
3 2 (25.00%) Solaris Administrator
3 2 (25.00%) Team Leader
3 2 (25.00%) Unix Team Leader
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Team Leader
4 1 (12.50%) SAN Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) SAN Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) SAN Storage Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) SAN Storage Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Solaris Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Sun Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) LDAP
1 1 (12.50%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (12.50%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Solaris
1 8 (100.00%) Unix
2 7 (87.50%) Linux
3 6 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (50.00%) Windows
5 3 (37.50%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (75.00%) High Availability
3 4 (50.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (37.50%) ITIL
4 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
5 2 (25.00%) Capacity Management
5 2 (25.00%) Change Management
5 2 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (25.00%) Project Management
5 2 (25.00%) Regulatory Compliance
6 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
6 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Perl
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) NFS
1 5 (62.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (12.50%) Docker
3 1 (12.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) NetBackup
2 4 (50.00%) Puppet
2 4 (50.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 3 (37.50%) Ansible
3 3 (37.50%) Nagios
3 3 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (37.50%) SnapMirror
3 3 (37.50%) SnapVault
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (12.50%) EMC Navisphere
5 1 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 8 (100.00%) Veritas
2 7 (87.50%) Oracle
2 7 (87.50%) Sun
3 3 (37.50%) Brocade
3 3 (37.50%) NetApp
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) SolarWinds
5 1 (12.50%) Cloudera
5 1 (12.50%) EMC
5 1 (12.50%) Symantec
5 1 (12.50%) Trend Micro