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 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 579 632 619
Rank change year-on-year +53 -13  
Contract jobs citing Veritas File System 8 20 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.017% 0.038% 0.030%
As % of the System Software category 0.15% 0.30% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 0
Median daily rate £425 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Contract System Software Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 5162 6689 5926
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 11.15% 12.61% 10.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3309 4127 3352
Median daily rate £401 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.31% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 304 468 622
Median hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -27.27% +25.71%  

Veritas File System
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Veritas File System as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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 6 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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +48 8 £425 -5.55% 1
South East +43 7 £425 - 1
Surrey +7 7 £425 - 1
Epsom - 5 - - 1
Camberley +6 1 £425 -
London +4 1 - -

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 37 (100.00%) Veritas
2 36 (97.30%) Solaris
3 35 (94.59%) Unix
4 31 (83.78%) Linux
4 31 (83.78%) Red Hat
5 30 (81.08%) SAN
6 28 (75.68%) NAS
7 26 (70.27%) Finance
7 26 (70.27%) Oracle
8 25 (67.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 25 (67.57%) Enterprise Storage
9 24 (64.86%) Sun
10 22 (59.46%) NetBackup
11 21 (56.76%) Symantec
12 20 (54.05%) EMC
12 20 (54.05%) High Availability
12 20 (54.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 16 (43.24%) Legal
13 16 (43.24%) NetApp
13 16 (43.24%) NFS
14 15 (40.54%) Change Management
15 14 (37.84%) Brocade
16 13 (35.14%) Load Balancing
17 12 (32.43%) Problem Management
17 12 (32.43%) Veritas Storage Foundation
17 12 (32.43%) Disaster Recovery
17 12 (32.43%) Service Delivery
18 11 (29.73%) Migration
18 11 (29.73%) Team Foundation Server
18 11 (29.73%) Change Control

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 1 (2.70%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (81.08%) SAN
2 28 (75.68%) NAS
3 9 (24.32%) FTP
3 9 (24.32%) SSH
4 8 (21.62%) iSCSI
5 6 (16.22%) Fibre Channel
6 4 (10.81%) TCP/IP
7 3 (8.11%) DNS
7 3 (8.11%) LDAP
8 1 (2.70%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 11 (29.73%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 26 (70.27%) Finance
2 16 (43.24%) Legal
3 2 (5.41%) Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Electronics
4 1 (2.70%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.70%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.70%) Marketing
4 1 (2.70%) Retail
4 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (75.68%) Administrator
2 27 (72.97%) Unix Administrator
3 21 (56.76%) Storage Administrator
3 21 (56.76%) Systems Administrator
4 20 (54.05%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 16 (43.24%) Storage Systems Administrator
6 15 (40.54%) Solaris Administrator
7 11 (29.73%) Solaris Systems Administrator
8 7 (18.92%) SAN Administrator
8 7 (18.92%) SAN Storage Administrator
9 6 (16.22%) Linux Administrator
10 5 (13.51%) NetApp Engineer
11 4 (10.81%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 3 (8.11%) AIX Administrator
12 3 (8.11%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
13 2 (5.41%) Solaris Specialist
13 2 (5.41%) VMWare Administrator
14 1 (2.70%) AIX Systems Administrator
14 1 (2.70%) Linux Systems Engineer
14 1 (2.70%) Unix Linux Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 25 (67.57%) Enterprise Storage
2 8 (21.62%) Clustering
3 7 (18.92%) Replication
4 4 (10.81%) EMC VNX
5 3 (8.11%) Data Centre
5 3 (8.11%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (8.11%) Symmetrix
6 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 36 (97.30%) Solaris
2 35 (94.59%) Unix
3 31 (83.78%) Linux
4 20 (54.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (21.62%) Windows
6 5 (13.51%) AIX
7 4 (10.81%) HPUX
8 3 (8.11%) SUSE
8 3 (8.11%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 3 (8.11%) VMS
9 1 (2.70%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (54.05%) High Availability
2 15 (40.54%) Change Management
3 13 (35.14%) Load Balancing
4 12 (32.43%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (32.43%) Problem Management
4 12 (32.43%) Service Delivery
5 11 (29.73%) Change Control
5 11 (29.73%) Migration
6 6 (16.22%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (13.51%) Capacity Management
8 1 (2.70%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (2.70%) Configuration Management
8 1 (2.70%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (2.70%) Patch Management
8 1 (2.70%) Programme Management
8 1 (2.70%) Regulatory Compliance
8 1 (2.70%) Server Monitoring
8 1 (2.70%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.62%) Perl
2 1 (2.70%) Bourne shell
2 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
System Software
1 25 (67.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 16 (43.24%) NFS
3 8 (21.62%) Virtual Servers
4 5 (13.51%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 5 (13.51%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (8.11%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (8.11%) SRDF
5 3 (8.11%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (2.70%) Samba
6 1 (2.70%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 22 (59.46%) NetBackup
2 12 (32.43%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 9 (24.32%) Nagios
3 9 (24.32%) Norton AntiVirus
4 8 (21.62%) EMC Navisphere
5 6 (16.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 4 (10.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (5.41%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (2.70%) BladeLogic
8 1 (2.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 37 (100.00%) Veritas
2 31 (83.78%) Red Hat
3 26 (70.27%) Oracle
4 24 (64.86%) Sun
5 21 (56.76%) Symantec
6 20 (54.05%) EMC
7 16 (43.24%) NetApp
8 14 (37.84%) Brocade
9 5 (13.51%) IBM
9 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
10 3 (8.11%) VMware
11 2 (5.41%) HP
12 1 (2.70%) Dell
12 1 (2.70%) Nimble Storage
12 1 (2.70%) SAP
12 1 (2.70%) Sybase
Epsom, Surrey
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