The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Veritas products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Veritas over the 3 months to 23 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Veritas Technologies.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Veritas
UK
Rank 475 347 499
Rank change year-on-year -128 +152  
Contract jobs citing Veritas 124 303 122
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.57% 0.23%
As % of the Vendors category 0.63% 1.32% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 196 48
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £312 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -7.50% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 12
Median hourly rate - £42.00 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +15.86%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year - +15.86%  

Veritas is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 19754 23040 23661
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 44.17% 43.62% 45.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 12176 13939 13362
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 713 798 980
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.99 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £51.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.50 £17.22
% change year-on-year -16.64% +13.21%  

Veritas
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Veritas in the UK

Veritas
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Veritas in the UK

Veritas
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Veritas over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Veritas in the UK

Veritas
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Veritas in the UK

Veritas
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Veritas within the UK over the 3 months to 23 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 -76 119 £400 - 8
South East -37 44 £368 -16.36% 1
London -30 35 £425 +6.91% 3
Surrey -7 22 £475 +5.55%
Hampshire +2 17 £350 -15.04%
East Midlands +4 13 £353 -8.44% 1
Epsom - 13 £400 -
North West +14 12 £420 +12.00%
Derbyshire -3 10 £355 -7.79% 1
Derby - 9 £355 - 1
City of London -10 8 £400 -11.11% 2
Havant - 8 £350 -
West Midlands +11 6 £300 -15.49%
Merseyside - 6 £415 -
Liverpool - 6 £415 -
Hook +13 5 £350 -
Scotland -30 5 £355 -5.96% 2
Manchester +19 4 £425 -
Yorkshire +2 4 £375 -6.25% 3
South West -11 4 - -
Birmingham -1 3 £300 -15.49%
Nottingham - 3 £272 -
Gloucestershire - 3 - -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £272 -
Canary Wharf - 3 - -
Berkshire +15 2 £600 +33.33% 1
Glasgow +5 2 £355 +24.56% 1
Milton Keynes -7 2 £425 +25.92%
Buckinghamshire -12 2 £425 +25.92%
Edinburgh -22 2 - - 1

Veritas
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Veritas 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.

1 186 (66.91%) Linux
2 150 (53.96%) Unix
3 137 (49.28%) Solaris
4 133 (47.84%) Red Hat
5 131 (47.12%) SAN
6 106 (38.13%) Oracle
7 103 (37.05%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 100 (35.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 97 (34.89%) Sun
10 94 (33.81%) Clustering
11 91 (32.73%) VMware
12 85 (30.58%) Finance
13 84 (30.22%) HP
14 75 (26.98%) NetBackup
15 71 (25.54%) Windows
16 68 (24.46%) Veritas Volume Manager
17 62 (22.30%) NAS
18 61 (21.94%) EMC
19 57 (20.50%) High Availability
20 49 (17.63%) IBM
21 47 (16.91%) Veritas File System
22 46 (16.55%) Banking
23 45 (16.19%) TCP/IP
23 45 (16.19%) VMware Infrastructure
24 44 (15.83%) Microsoft
25 43 (15.47%) Change Management
26 42 (15.11%) Active Directory
26 42 (15.11%) AIX
27 41 (14.75%) Security Cleared
28 40 (14.39%) Change Control

Veritas
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 39 (14.03%) Apache
2 33 (11.87%) JBoss
3 25 (8.99%) Tomcat
4 22 (7.91%) iPlanet
4 22 (7.91%) WebLogic
5 20 (7.19%) Oracle Application Server
6 15 (5.40%) SharePoint
7 10 (3.60%) MS Exchange
8 8 (2.88%) IIS
9 5 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (1.08%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.72%) Live Communications Server
11 2 (0.72%) MQSeries
11 2 (0.72%) Oracle Service Bus
11 2 (0.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.72%) SAS
11 2 (0.72%) WebLogic Portal
11 2 (0.72%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.36%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 15 (5.40%) MS Office
2 13 (4.68%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (4.32%) SAP ERP
2 3 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.08%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.72%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (0.72%) Oracle Utilities
4 1 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.36%) Maximo
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 16 (5.76%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.88%) Office 365
3 4 (1.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.72%) IBM PureFlex
5 1 (0.36%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.36%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 131 (47.12%) SAN
2 62 (22.30%) NAS
3 45 (16.19%) TCP/IP
4 39 (14.03%) DNS
5 37 (13.31%) Firewall
6 36 (12.95%) LDAP
7 23 (8.27%) FTP
8 20 (7.19%) SSH
9 13 (4.68%) DHCP
10 12 (4.32%) iSCSI
11 10 (3.60%) IPsec
12 8 (2.88%) Network Security
13 6 (2.16%) Internet
13 6 (2.16%) SMTP
14 5 (1.80%) Kerberos
15 4 (1.44%) Fibre Channel
15 4 (1.44%) SSL
15 4 (1.44%) VPN
16 3 (1.08%) LAN
16 3 (1.08%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (10.79%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.52%) Oracle Database
3 5 (1.80%) MS Access
4 4 (1.44%) GIS
4 4 (1.44%) InterSystems Cache
4 4 (1.44%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (1.08%) MySQL
5 3 (1.08%) ObjectStore
5 3 (1.08%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (0.72%) DB2
6 2 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.36%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 18 (6.47%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (3.24%) JIRA
3 7 (2.52%) StarTeam
4 2 (0.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (0.72%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.72%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.72%) Subversion
5 1 (0.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 85 (30.58%) Finance
2 46 (16.55%) Banking
3 20 (7.19%) Legal
4 12 (4.32%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.88%) Electronics
6 6 (2.16%) Retail
7 5 (1.80%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.80%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.44%) Games
9 3 (1.08%) Back Office
9 3 (1.08%) International Banking
9 3 (1.08%) Law
9 3 (1.08%) Marketing
10 2 (0.72%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.36%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 105 (37.77%) Administrator
2 72 (25.90%) Unix Administrator
3 67 (24.10%) Systems Administrator
4 54 (19.42%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 36 (12.95%) Linux Administrator
6 34 (12.23%) Storage Administrator
7 28 (10.07%) Consultant
8 27 (9.71%) Linux Engineer
9 24 (8.63%) Storage Systems Administrator
10 22 (7.91%) Solaris Administrator
11 20 (7.19%) Unix Engineer
12 18 (6.47%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 14 (5.04%) Solaris Engineer
14 13 (4.68%) Solaris Systems Administrator
15 12 (4.32%) SAN Administrator
15 12 (4.32%) Wintel Engineer
16 11 (3.96%) Solaris Consultant
17 10 (3.60%) Integration Engineer
17 10 (3.60%) SAN Storage Administrator
17 10 (3.60%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (7.91%) J2EE
2 8 (2.88%) Web Services
3 7 (2.52%) Middleware
4 4 (1.44%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (1.08%) YAML
6 2 (0.72%) JSP
6 2 (0.72%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 1 (0.36%) LAMP
7 1 (0.36%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.36%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 94 (33.81%) Clustering
2 38 (13.67%) Enterprise Storage
3 18 (6.47%) Replication
4 15 (5.40%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (5.04%) Data Centre
6 13 (4.68%) Computer Science
7 12 (4.32%) EMC VNX
8 9 (3.24%) Smart Meter
8 9 (3.24%) Symmetrix
9 7 (2.52%) Fat Client
9 7 (2.52%) Management Information System
9 7 (2.52%) Thin Client
10 4 (1.44%) Linux Command Line
11 2 (0.72%) CLARiiON
11 2 (0.72%) Fintech
11 2 (0.72%) HACMP
11 2 (0.72%) HP Storage
11 2 (0.72%) HP StoreVirtual
11 2 (0.72%) User Experience
11 2 (0.72%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 186 (66.91%) Linux
2 150 (53.96%) Unix
3 137 (49.28%) Solaris
4 100 (35.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 71 (25.54%) Windows
6 42 (15.11%) AIX
7 34 (12.23%) Windows Server 2008
8 31 (11.15%) Windows Server
9 26 (9.35%) SUSE
10 25 (8.99%) Windows Server 2003
11 23 (8.27%) Windows Server 2012
12 16 (5.76%) Windows XP
13 11 (3.96%) Windows 7
14 10 (3.60%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 9 (3.24%) HPUX
16 7 (2.52%) VMS
16 7 (2.52%) Windows 10
17 3 (1.08%) Data ONTAP
18 2 (0.72%) CentOS
18 2 (0.72%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (20.50%) High Availability
2 43 (15.47%) Change Management
3 40 (14.39%) Change Control
4 39 (14.03%) ITIL
5 37 (13.31%) Load Balancing
6 35 (12.59%) Disaster Recovery
6 35 (12.59%) Migration
7 32 (11.51%) Problem Management
8 24 (8.63%) Server Building
8 24 (8.63%) Service Delivery
9 17 (6.12%) Configuration Management
10 16 (5.76%) Incident Management
11 14 (5.04%) Performance Tuning
12 12 (4.32%) ERP
13 11 (3.96%) Capacity Management
13 11 (3.96%) Stakeholder Management
14 10 (3.60%) Software Distribution
15 9 (3.24%) Performance Management
16 8 (2.88%) Capacity Planning
16 8 (2.88%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 39 (14.03%) Bash Shell
2 36 (12.95%) Perl
3 35 (12.59%) SQL
4 24 (8.63%) Shell Script
5 17 (6.12%) Korn
6 16 (5.76%) PowerShell
7 13 (4.68%) Python
8 6 (2.16%) Java
9 4 (1.44%) AWK
9 4 (1.44%) Bourne shell
9 4 (1.44%) C-shell
9 4 (1.44%) PHP
9 4 (1.44%) Ruby
9 4 (1.44%) SystemTap
10 3 (1.08%) C
11 1 (0.36%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.36%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (14.75%) Security Cleared
2 25 (8.99%) SC Cleared
3 17 (6.12%) MCSE
3 17 (6.12%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (5.40%) Degree
5 11 (3.96%) DV Cleared
6 8 (2.88%) RHCE
7 7 (2.52%) BPSS Clearance
7 7 (2.52%) ISTQB
7 7 (2.52%) MCITP
7 7 (2.52%) MCSA
7 7 (2.52%) MCTS
8 4 (1.44%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (1.44%) RHCSA
9 3 (1.08%) CCNP
9 3 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.72%) CCNA
10 2 (0.72%) MCP
10 2 (0.72%) RHCT
10 2 (0.72%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.52%) SLA
2 3 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.72%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.36%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.36%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 103 (37.05%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 68 (24.46%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 47 (16.91%) Veritas File System
4 45 (16.19%) VMware Infrastructure
5 42 (15.11%) Active Directory
6 38 (13.67%) NFS
7 26 (9.35%) vSphere
8 16 (5.76%) VMware ESX
9 14 (5.04%) Oracle RAC
10 12 (4.32%) Hyper-V
10 12 (4.32%) SRDF
11 11 (3.96%) Virtual Servers
12 6 (2.16%) KVM
12 6 (2.16%) Virtual Machines
12 6 (2.16%) VMware ESXi
13 4 (1.44%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 4 (1.44%) PowerHA
13 4 (1.44%) Samba
14 3 (1.08%) Firmware
15 2 (0.72%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 75 (26.98%) NetBackup
2 36 (12.95%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 24 (8.63%) Puppet
4 22 (7.91%) Netcool
4 22 (7.91%) Red Hat Satellite
5 20 (7.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 19 (6.83%) Nagios
7 18 (6.47%) Tivoli
8 15 (5.40%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 13 (4.68%) SCCM
10 12 (4.32%) Microsoft Clustering
11 11 (3.96%) EMC Navisphere
11 11 (3.96%) Opscode Chef
12 10 (3.60%) Backup Exec
13 9 (3.24%) BMC PATROL
14 8 (2.88%) OpenView
15 7 (2.52%) BladeLogic
15 7 (2.52%) McAfee ePO
15 7 (2.52%) Norton AntiVirus
16 6 (2.16%) Control-M
Vendors
1 133 (47.84%) Red Hat
2 106 (38.13%) Oracle
3 97 (34.89%) Sun
4 91 (32.73%) VMware
5 84 (30.22%) HP
6 61 (21.94%) EMC
7 49 (17.63%) IBM
8 44 (15.83%) Microsoft
9 39 (14.03%) Citrix
9 39 (14.03%) NetApp
10 38 (13.67%) Symantec
11 36 (12.95%) Cisco
12 25 (8.99%) Brocade
13 22 (7.91%) F5
14 19 (6.83%) SAP
15 13 (4.68%) Dell
16 11 (3.96%) 3PAR
17 7 (2.52%) Intel Security
18 5 (1.80%) BMC
18 5 (1.80%) Meridio
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