Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 876 818 857
Rank change year-on-year -58 +39 +12
Contract jobs citing Veritas File System 12 27 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.012% 0.028% 0.044%
As % of the System Software category 0.082% 0.24% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 20
UK median daily rate £419 £425 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.47% -8.11% -
10th Percentile £354 £400 £408
90th Percentile £526 £498 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £450 £438
% change year-on-year -16.67% +2.86% -
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 14,653 11,192 13,260
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.32% 11.71% 12.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,478 7,207 8,273
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £181 £163 £175
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% +8.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 892 643 888
UK median hourly rate £16.36 £16.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.23% - -0.87%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.38 £10.50
90th Percentile £44.73 £47.00 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +5.73% -9.09% +4.43%

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 14 August 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 14 August 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 -47 12 £419 -1.47%
London -18 6 £550 +37.50%
UK excluding London -40 6 £375 -16.67%
South East -42 6 £375 -11.76%

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 12 (100.00%) Unix
1 12 (100.00%) Veritas
1 12 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 12 (100.00%) SAN
2 11 (91.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 11 (91.67%) Linux
3 10 (83.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (83.33%) NAS
3 10 (83.33%) High Availability
4 8 (66.67%) Enterprise Storage
4 8 (66.67%) Solaris
5 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Office
5 7 (58.33%) ITIL
5 7 (58.33%) Oracle
5 7 (58.33%) Sun
5 7 (58.33%) iSCSI
6 6 (50.00%) SSH
6 6 (50.00%) Perl
6 6 (50.00%) FTP
7 5 (41.67%) NFS
7 5 (41.67%) LDAP
7 5 (41.67%) NetBackup
7 5 (41.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 5 (41.67%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (41.67%) Performance Management
7 5 (41.67%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (33.33%) RHEV
8 4 (33.33%) RHCSA
8 4 (33.33%) RHCVA

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 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) SAN
2 10 (83.33%) NAS
3 7 (58.33%) iSCSI
4 6 (50.00%) FTP
4 6 (50.00%) SSH
5 4 (33.33%) DNS
6 2 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (8.33%) Firewall
7 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) InterSystems Cache
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Administrator
1 5 (41.67%) Unix Administrator
2 4 (33.33%) Consultant
2 4 (33.33%) Linux Consultant
2 4 (33.33%) Senior Consultant
2 4 (33.33%) Senior Linux Consultant
2 4 (33.33%) Storage Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Solaris Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Team Leader
3 2 (16.67%) Unix Team Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Team Leader
4 1 (8.33%) SAN Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) SAN Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) SAN Storage Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) SAN Storage Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Solaris Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Sun Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) LDAP
2 1 (8.33%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Enterprise Storage
2 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 4 (33.33%) LPAR
3 1 (8.33%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Unix
2 11 (91.67%) Linux
3 10 (83.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (66.67%) Solaris
5 4 (33.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 4 (33.33%) Windows
6 3 (25.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (83.33%) High Availability
3 7 (58.33%) ITIL
4 5 (41.67%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (41.67%) Performance Management
5 4 (33.33%) Artificial Intelligence
5 4 (33.33%) Business Continuity
5 4 (33.33%) Migration
5 4 (33.33%) Patch Management
5 4 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (33.33%) Problem Management
5 4 (33.33%) Procure-to-Pay
5 4 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
6 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 3 (25.00%) Load Balancing
6 3 (25.00%) Storage Management
7 2 (16.67%) Change Management
7 2 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (16.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) Perl
2 4 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) RHCE
1 4 (33.33%) RHCSA
1 4 (33.33%) RHCVA
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) NFS
1 5 (41.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 5 (41.67%) Virtual Servers
2 4 (33.33%) Firmware
2 4 (33.33%) KVM
2 4 (33.33%) RHEV
2 4 (33.33%) Samba
2 4 (33.33%) Sendmail
2 4 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (8.33%) Docker
4 1 (8.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) NetBackup
2 4 (33.33%) BladeLogic
2 4 (33.33%) BMC PATROL
2 4 (33.33%) OpenView
2 4 (33.33%) Puppet
2 4 (33.33%) Tivoli
2 4 (33.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 4 (33.33%) yum
3 3 (25.00%) Ansible
3 3 (25.00%) Nagios
3 3 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (25.00%) SnapMirror
3 3 (25.00%) SnapVault
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (8.33%) EMC Navisphere
5 1 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 12 (100.00%) Veritas
2 7 (58.33%) Oracle
2 7 (58.33%) Sun
3 4 (33.33%) BMC
3 4 (33.33%) Dell
3 4 (33.33%) HP
3 4 (33.33%) IBM
3 4 (33.33%) Opsware
4 3 (25.00%) Brocade
4 3 (25.00%) NetApp
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (16.67%) SolarWinds
6 1 (8.33%) Cloudera
6 1 (8.33%) EMC
6 1 (8.33%) Symantec
6 1 (8.33%) Trend Micro