Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Veritas Volume Manager skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Veritas Volume Manager over the 6 months to 18 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 Volume Manager (VxVM)
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 836 769 821
Rank change year-on-year -67 +52 +11
Contract jobs citing Veritas Volume Manager 53 117 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.052% 0.11% 0.072%
As % of the System Software category 0.41% 0.90% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 79 42
UK median daily rate £390 £400 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% -3.90% +0.30%
10th Percentile £308 £300 £325
90th Percentile £445 £550 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £328 £425
% change year-on-year +10.69% -22.94% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
UK median hourly rate - £40.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.25 -

Veritas Volume Manager 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 12821 13048 11740
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.56% 12.35% 10.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 8312 8176 6685
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +8.11% +9.63%
10th Percentile £158 £173 £160
90th Percentile £606 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% +5.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 719 890 1253
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 £10.00
90th Percentile £46.05 £42.00 £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +3.33% -6.25% +6.67%

Veritas Volume Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Veritas Volume Manager as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Veritas Volume Manager in the UK

Veritas Volume Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Veritas Volume Manager.

Contractor daily rate trend for Veritas Volume Manager in the UK

Veritas Volume Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Veritas Volume Manager over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Veritas Volume Manager in the UK

Veritas Volume Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Veritas Volume Manager.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Veritas Volume Manager in the UK

Veritas Volume Manager
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Veritas Volume Manager within the UK over the 6 months to 18 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 -7 53 £390 -2.50% 1
UK excluding London +5 36 £363 +10.69%
North of England +42 20 £350 +8.53%
London -42 17 £475 +11.76% 1
North East +55 16 £330 +3.13%
Midlands +31 8 £325 -
South West - 7 £410 -
East Midlands - 5 £323 -
Yorkshire +21 4 £431 +30.68%
West Midlands +35 2 - -
South East +12 2 £425 -

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Veritas Volume Manager 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 Volume Manager.

1 53 (100.00%) Veritas
2 50 (94.34%) Linux
3 47 (88.68%) Unix
3 47 (88.68%) Solaris
4 44 (83.02%) Red Hat
5 39 (73.58%) Oracle
6 38 (71.70%) AIX
7 34 (64.15%) Sun
8 33 (62.26%) SAN
8 33 (62.26%) SUSE
9 31 (58.49%) VMware
10 30 (56.60%) VMware Infrastructure
10 30 (56.60%) HPUX
11 28 (52.83%) Cisco
11 28 (52.83%) Clustering
12 27 (50.94%) HP
12 27 (50.94%) iPlanet
12 27 (50.94%) WebLogic
12 27 (50.94%) JBoss
12 27 (50.94%) Apache
12 27 (50.94%) Tomcat
13 26 (49.06%) J2EE
14 25 (47.17%) Oracle Application Server
14 25 (47.17%) Security Cleared
14 25 (47.17%) Hyper-V
14 25 (47.17%) PlateSpin
14 25 (47.17%) High Availability
14 25 (47.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
15 24 (45.28%) TCP/IP
16 23 (43.40%) Firewall

Veritas Volume Manager
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 27 (50.94%) Apache
1 27 (50.94%) iPlanet
1 27 (50.94%) JBoss
1 27 (50.94%) Tomcat
1 27 (50.94%) WebLogic
2 25 (47.17%) Oracle Application Server
3 12 (22.64%) BizTalk Server
3 12 (22.64%) MQSeries
3 12 (22.64%) OpenStack
3 12 (22.64%) SharePoint
4 11 (20.75%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 12 (22.64%) Microsoft Office
1 12 (22.64%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 25 (47.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (1.89%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.55%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.77%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 33 (62.26%) SAN
2 24 (45.28%) TCP/IP
3 23 (43.40%) Firewall
4 21 (39.62%) NAS
5 15 (28.30%) LDAP
6 10 (18.87%) DNS
7 8 (15.09%) FCoE
7 8 (15.09%) iSCSI
8 6 (11.32%) WAN
9 4 (7.55%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (5.66%) VLAN
11 1 (1.89%) DHCP
11 1 (1.89%) Kerberos
11 1 (1.89%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.43%) Oracle Exadata
1 5 (9.43%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (7.55%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.77%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.77%) RDBMS
General
1 16 (30.19%) Finance
2 14 (26.42%) Banking
3 9 (16.98%) Financial Institution
4 7 (13.21%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.77%) Retail Banking
5 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (35.85%) Unix Engineer
2 17 (32.08%) Administrator
3 14 (26.42%) Systems Administrator
4 12 (22.64%) Unix Administrator
4 12 (22.64%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 10 (18.87%) Solaris Engineer
6 7 (13.21%) AIX Engineer
7 6 (11.32%) Linux Administrator
8 4 (7.55%) Consultant
8 4 (7.55%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 4 (7.55%) Solaris Administrator
8 4 (7.55%) Solaris Systems Administrator
8 4 (7.55%) Storage Engineer
9 2 (3.77%) Linux Specialist
9 2 (3.77%) Project Engineer
9 2 (3.77%) Systems Engineer
9 2 (3.77%) Technical Consultant
9 2 (3.77%) Unix Consultant
9 2 (3.77%) Unix Systems Engineer
9 2 (3.77%) Veritas Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (49.06%) J2EE
2 4 (7.55%) X-Windows
3 2 (3.77%) Regular Expression
3 2 (3.77%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 28 (52.83%) Clustering
2 13 (24.53%) Data Centre
3 6 (11.32%) Grid Computing
3 6 (11.32%) Replication
4 5 (9.43%) Management Information System
5 4 (7.55%) EMC Centera
5 4 (7.55%) EMC VMAX
5 4 (7.55%) EMC VNX
5 4 (7.55%) EMC VNXe
5 4 (7.55%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 50 (94.34%) Linux
2 47 (88.68%) Solaris
2 47 (88.68%) Unix
3 38 (71.70%) AIX
4 33 (62.26%) SUSE
5 30 (56.60%) HPUX
6 16 (30.19%) Windows
7 12 (22.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (7.55%) Data ONTAP
8 4 (7.55%) Windows 2000
8 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (47.17%) High Availability
2 21 (39.62%) Load Balancing
3 13 (24.53%) ITIL
4 12 (22.64%) Procure-to-Pay
5 10 (18.87%) Change Management
6 9 (16.98%) Asset Management
6 9 (16.98%) Investment Management
7 8 (15.09%) Unit Testing
8 7 (13.21%) Performance Monitoring
8 7 (13.21%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (11.32%) Break/Fix
9 6 (11.32%) Problem Management
10 5 (9.43%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (9.43%) Proactive Management
10 5 (9.43%) Requirements Management
10 5 (9.43%) Task Automation
11 4 (7.55%) BCP
11 4 (7.55%) Performance Tuning
11 4 (7.55%) Risk Management
11 4 (7.55%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 18 (33.96%) Korn
2 17 (32.08%) Perl
2 17 (32.08%) Shell Script
3 11 (20.75%) Bash Shell
4 10 (18.87%) C-shell
5 1 (1.89%) Bourne shell
5 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.89%) Python
5 1 (1.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (47.17%) Security Cleared
2 21 (39.62%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.77%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.55%) PMO
2 2 (3.77%) GCP
2 2 (3.77%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (56.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (47.17%) Hyper-V
3 23 (43.40%) KVM
4 15 (28.30%) Samba
5 13 (24.53%) Oracle RAC
6 11 (20.75%) NFS
7 9 (16.98%) SRDF
8 7 (13.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 7 (13.21%) Veritas File System
9 4 (7.55%) Firmware
9 4 (7.55%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (3.77%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (1.89%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 12 (22.64%) OpenView
2 9 (16.98%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (7.55%) EMC TimeFinder
3 4 (7.55%) NetApp OnCommand
3 4 (7.55%) NetBackup
3 4 (7.55%) Puppet
4 3 (5.66%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (3.77%) BladeLogic
5 2 (3.77%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (3.77%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (1.89%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 53 (100.00%) Veritas
2 44 (83.02%) Red Hat
3 39 (73.58%) Oracle
4 34 (64.15%) Sun
5 31 (58.49%) VMware
6 28 (52.83%) Cisco
7 27 (50.94%) HP
8 25 (47.17%) PlateSpin
9 21 (39.62%) F5
10 17 (32.08%) EMC
11 12 (22.64%) Cognos
11 12 (22.64%) Opsware
12 6 (11.32%) Borland
12 6 (11.32%) Brocade
12 6 (11.32%) NetApp
13 5 (9.43%) IBM
14 4 (7.55%) 3PAR
14 4 (7.55%) Sybase
15 3 (5.66%) Hitachi
15 3 (5.66%) Symantec