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 3 months to 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Veritas Volume Manager (VxVM)
UK
Rank 575 534 600
Rank change year-on-year -41 +66  
Contract jobs citing Veritas Volume Manager 11 96 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.025% 0.18% 0.023%
As % of the System Software category 0.22% 1.68% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 61 7
Median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +2.77% +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Veritas Volume Manager 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 4947 5703 5312
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 11.14% 10.80% 10.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3133 3442 2911
Median daily rate £400 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.26% +5.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £533 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 344 448 595
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.25 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.61% +1.56%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £44.10 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.87% +6.45%  

Veritas Volume Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 3 months to 22 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Veritas Volume Manager.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Veritas Volume Manager in the UK

Veritas Volume Manager
Top 13 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 3 months to 22 March 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 -7 11 £425 -5.55%
London -5 6 £350 -26.31%
South East -10 2 £538 +19.44%
North West +31 1 - -
Berkshire +20 1 £600 +9.09%
West Midlands +18 1 £450 +24.13%
Reading +16 1 £600 +9.09%
Manchester +12 1 - -
Yorkshire +7 1 £425 +4.29%
Sheffield -1 1 £425 +4.29%
South Yorkshire -7 1 £425 +4.29%
Hampshire - 1 £475 -
Birmingham - 1 £450 -

Veritas Volume Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 69 (92.00%) Veritas
2 66 (88.00%) Linux
3 59 (78.67%) Unix
4 47 (62.67%) Red Hat
5 42 (56.00%) Solaris
5 42 (56.00%) TCP/IP
6 37 (49.33%) Sun
7 34 (45.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 32 (42.67%) Oracle
9 30 (40.00%) VMware
9 30 (40.00%) Clustering
10 29 (38.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 27 (36.00%) Firewall
11 27 (36.00%) SAN
12 25 (33.33%) Perl
12 25 (33.33%) Cisco
13 23 (30.67%) HP
13 23 (30.67%) EMC
14 22 (29.33%) IBM
14 22 (29.33%) ITIL
15 21 (28.00%) SUSE
15 21 (28.00%) High Availability
16 20 (26.67%) F5
16 20 (26.67%) Change Management
16 20 (26.67%) iPlanet
16 20 (26.67%) JBoss
16 20 (26.67%) Windows
16 20 (26.67%) J2EE
16 20 (26.67%) WebLogic
16 20 (26.67%) Apache

Veritas Volume Manager
Top Related 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 20 (26.67%) Apache
1 20 (26.67%) iPlanet
1 20 (26.67%) JBoss
1 20 (26.67%) Oracle Application Server
1 20 (26.67%) Tomcat
1 20 (26.67%) WebLogic
2 7 (9.33%) IIS
3 1 (1.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Sentinel
2 2 (2.67%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (1.33%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (56.00%) TCP/IP
2 27 (36.00%) Firewall
2 27 (36.00%) SAN
3 20 (26.67%) LDAP
4 14 (18.67%) DNS
5 13 (17.33%) NAS
6 5 (6.67%) Kerberos
7 4 (5.33%) SSH
8 3 (4.00%) FTP
9 2 (2.67%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.33%) JIRA
General
1 18 (24.00%) Finance
2 15 (20.00%) Banking
3 4 (5.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (46.67%) Administrator
2 25 (33.33%) Unix Administrator
3 18 (24.00%) Linux Administrator
4 17 (22.67%) Systems Administrator
5 14 (18.67%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 10 (13.33%) Linux Engineer
7 7 (9.33%) Solaris Engineer
8 6 (8.00%) Consultant
8 6 (8.00%) Wintel Engineer
9 5 (6.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 5 (6.67%) Project Engineer
9 5 (6.67%) Unix Engineer
9 5 (6.67%) VMWare Administrator
10 4 (5.33%) AIX Administrator
11 3 (4.00%) Solaris Administrator
11 3 (4.00%) Solaris Systems Administrator
11 3 (4.00%) Technical Consultant
11 3 (4.00%) Technical Leader
11 3 (4.00%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
11 3 (4.00%) Virtualisation Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (26.67%) J2EE
2 6 (8.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 30 (40.00%) Clustering
2 10 (13.33%) Replication
3 9 (12.00%) Symmetrix
4 8 (10.67%) Data Centre
5 7 (9.33%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (5.33%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (2.67%) CLARiiON
7 2 (2.67%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (1.33%) HACMP
8 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 66 (88.00%) Linux
2 59 (78.67%) Unix
3 42 (56.00%) Solaris
4 34 (45.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (28.00%) SUSE
6 20 (26.67%) Windows
7 14 (18.67%) AIX
8 7 (9.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 7 (9.33%) VMS
8 7 (9.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (9.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (9.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (8.00%) Windows Server
10 2 (2.67%) HPUX
11 1 (1.33%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (29.33%) ITIL
2 21 (28.00%) High Availability
3 20 (26.67%) Change Management
3 20 (26.67%) Load Balancing
4 15 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 13 (17.33%) Server Building
6 12 (16.00%) Migration
7 7 (9.33%) Change Control
8 6 (8.00%) Incident Management
8 6 (8.00%) Problem Management
9 5 (6.67%) Kernel Tuning
9 5 (6.67%) Performance Analysis
9 5 (6.67%) Time Management
10 4 (5.33%) Programme Management
11 2 (2.67%) Procure-to-Pay
12 1 (1.33%) Agile Software Development
12 1 (1.33%) Data Protection
12 1 (1.33%) Open Source
12 1 (1.33%) Scrum
12 1 (1.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 25 (33.33%) Perl
2 7 (9.33%) Bash Shell
2 7 (9.33%) Korn
2 7 (9.33%) Shell Script
3 6 (8.00%) PowerShell
4 5 (6.67%) Python
5 3 (4.00%) SQL
6 1 (1.33%) Java
6 1 (1.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (14.67%) SC Cleared
3 7 (9.33%) MCSE
3 7 (9.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (9.33%) RHCE
4 2 (2.67%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.33%) RHCA
System Software
1 29 (38.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 17 (22.67%) NFS
3 12 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (12.00%) Oracle RAC
4 9 (12.00%) SRDF
4 9 (12.00%) Veritas File System
5 6 (8.00%) vSphere
6 2 (2.67%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.67%) KVM
6 2 (2.67%) Samba
7 1 (1.33%) PowerHA
7 1 (1.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (14.67%) NetBackup
2 9 (12.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 8 (10.67%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (10.67%) Puppet
4 7 (9.33%) Microsoft Clustering
5 4 (5.33%) Tivoli
5 4 (5.33%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 2 (2.67%) BladeLogic
6 2 (2.67%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (1.33%) Nagios
7 1 (1.33%) NetApp OnCommand
7 1 (1.33%) PowerBroker
7 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (1.33%) vMotion
Vendors
1 69 (92.00%) Veritas
2 47 (62.67%) Red Hat
3 37 (49.33%) Sun
4 32 (42.67%) Oracle
5 30 (40.00%) VMware
6 25 (33.33%) Cisco
7 23 (30.67%) EMC
7 23 (30.67%) HP
8 22 (29.33%) IBM
9 20 (26.67%) F5
10 11 (14.67%) Microsoft
10 11 (14.67%) NetApp
11 7 (9.33%) Citrix
12 5 (6.67%) CyberArk
12 5 (6.67%) Splunk
13 3 (4.00%) 3PAR
14 2 (2.67%) BMC
14 2 (2.67%) PlateSpin
15 1 (1.33%) Atlassian
15 1 (1.33%) Brocade