Period
to 23 October 2018

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 6 months to 23 October 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.

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

Veritas
UK
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 674 596 597
Rank change year-on-year -78 +1 -2
Contract jobs citing Veritas 213 294 309
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.29% 0.29%
As % of the Vendors category 0.49% 0.68% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 183 218
UK median daily rate £375 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +5.26% +1.33%
10th Percentile £230 £293 £252
90th Percentile £488 £530 £496
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £383 £342
% change year-on-year -8.50% +11.84% +0.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 0
UK median hourly rate £20.50 £25.63 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £25.00 -

Veritas is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services.

All Vendors
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 43,477 43,059 47,571
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.03% 42.97% 45.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,927 26,623 29,086
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +3.61% +3.75%
10th Percentile £250 £242 £239
90th Percentile £625 £620 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,675 1,400 1,693
UK median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.43% +2.94% -2.86%
10th Percentile £10.77 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.40 £45.44 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.82 £16.50
% change year-on-year -1.90% +1.94% -2.94%

Veritas
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Veritas in the UK

Veritas
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Veritas in the UK

Veritas
Top 14 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 6 months to 23 October 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 -106 172 £381 -4.69% 24
UK excluding London -87 149 £350 -8.50% 14
London -10 63 £430 +1.18% 11
Scotland +14 41 £285 -27.16% 1
South East -49 41 £379 -21.91% 7
North of England -54 35 £400 +14.29% 3
Yorkshire +4 19 £400 +9.22% 2
Midlands -27 17 £350 -6.67% 1
East Midlands -6 12 £350 -6.67% 1
North West -22 12 £450 +5.88% 1
South West -25 10 £375 -12.79% 2
East of England +10 5 £335 +5.51%
West Midlands -19 5 £363 +102.80%
North East -45 4 £370 +12.12%

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Veritas 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.

1 126 (59.15%) Windows
2 110 (51.64%) VMware
3 91 (42.72%) Microsoft
4 86 (40.38%) NetBackup
4 86 (40.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 85 (39.91%) Active Directory
6 74 (34.74%) Linux
7 72 (33.80%) Unix
8 71 (33.33%) SAN
9 67 (31.46%) HP
10 65 (30.52%) SQL
10 65 (30.52%) Clustering
10 65 (30.52%) VMware ESXi
11 60 (28.17%) DNS
12 55 (25.82%) Windows Server 2008
13 53 (24.88%) Windows Server
14 52 (24.41%) Oracle
15 51 (23.94%) Solaris
16 49 (23.00%) AIX
16 49 (23.00%) Citrix
16 49 (23.00%) Hyper-V
17 47 (22.07%) Change Management
18 46 (21.60%) Windows Server 2003
18 46 (21.60%) McAfee
19 44 (20.66%) Office 365
20 43 (20.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 43 (20.19%) Security Cleared
20 43 (20.19%) Finance
21 39 (18.31%) DHCP
22 37 (17.37%) Red Hat

Veritas
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 22 (10.33%) MS Exchange
2 13 (6.10%) SharePoint
3 11 (5.16%) IIS
4 10 (4.69%) Skype for Business
5 9 (4.23%) Apache
6 6 (2.82%) JBoss
6 6 (2.82%) Tomcat
6 6 (2.82%) WildFly
7 4 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (1.88%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (1.41%) Live Communications Server
9 2 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.47%) Confluence
10 1 (0.47%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.47%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 13 (6.10%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.82%) MS Visio
3 5 (2.35%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (1.41%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.41%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.94%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 44 (20.66%) Office 365
2 18 (8.45%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (3.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.88%) Amazon Glacier
4 4 (1.88%) IaaS
4 4 (1.88%) PaaS
5 2 (0.94%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.47%) G Suite
6 1 (0.47%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.47%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 71 (33.33%) SAN
2 60 (28.17%) DNS
3 39 (18.31%) DHCP
4 33 (15.49%) NAS
5 21 (9.86%) TCP/IP
6 15 (7.04%) WAN
7 14 (6.57%) iSCSI
7 14 (6.57%) LAN
8 12 (5.63%) Firewall
9 11 (5.16%) Fibre Channel
9 11 (5.16%) SSH
10 8 (3.76%) Skype
11 7 (3.29%) Internet
12 6 (2.82%) FTP
13 3 (1.41%) IPv6
13 3 (1.41%) SMTP
14 2 (0.94%) IGMP
14 2 (0.94%) NetScaler
14 2 (0.94%) Remote Desktop
14 2 (0.94%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (12.68%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.29%) Oracle Database
3 4 (1.88%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.41%) Big Data
4 3 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.41%) Hadoop
4 3 (1.41%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.41%) MS Access
5 2 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.94%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (0.94%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.47%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.47%) Pentaho
6 1 (0.47%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 28 (13.15%) HP UFT
1 28 (13.15%) WinRunner
2 2 (0.94%) JIRA
2 2 (0.94%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.47%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.47%) TestDirector
General
1 43 (20.19%) Finance
2 18 (8.45%) Banking
3 3 (1.41%) Retail
3 3 (1.41%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.94%) Electronics
4 2 (0.94%) Financial Institution
4 2 (0.94%) Games
4 2 (0.94%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.94%) Marketing
5 1 (0.47%) Law
5 1 (0.47%) Legal
5 1 (0.47%) Military
5 1 (0.47%) Publishing
5 1 (0.47%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.47%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 40 (18.78%) Analyst
2 31 (14.55%) Administrator
3 18 (8.45%) Consultant
4 16 (7.51%) Systems Administrator
5 13 (6.10%) Architect
5 13 (6.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 13 (6.10%) Test Analyst
6 12 (5.63%) Unix Administrator
6 12 (5.63%) Wintel Engineer
7 11 (5.16%) NetBackup Engineer
8 10 (4.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 9 (4.23%) Infrastructure Architect
9 9 (4.23%) Linux Administrator
9 9 (4.23%) Linux Engineer
9 9 (4.23%) Storage Analyst
9 9 (4.23%) Storage Engineer
9 9 (4.23%) Windows Engineer
10 8 (3.76%) Backup Engineer
11 7 (3.29%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
11 7 (3.29%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (8.92%) Middleware
2 13 (6.10%) LDAP
3 11 (5.16%) Web Services
4 4 (1.88%) Spring
4 4 (1.88%) Windows SharePoint Services
5 1 (0.47%) JSON
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (0.47%) SAP XI
5 1 (0.47%) XML
5 1 (0.47%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 65 (30.52%) Clustering
2 27 (12.68%) PDA
3 18 (8.45%) Data Centre
4 12 (5.63%) Replication
5 11 (5.16%) Enterprise Storage
6 9 (4.23%) Client/Server
6 9 (4.23%) EMC VNX
7 7 (3.29%) Management Information System
8 6 (2.82%) Computer Science
9 5 (2.35%) Self-Motivation
10 4 (1.88%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (1.88%) EMC Centera
10 4 (1.88%) LPAR
11 3 (1.41%) Blackberry
11 3 (1.41%) BYOD
11 3 (1.41%) Celerra
11 3 (1.41%) EMC VMAX
11 3 (1.41%) Fat Client
11 3 (1.41%) FlexPod
11 3 (1.41%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 126 (59.15%) Windows
2 74 (34.74%) Linux
3 72 (33.80%) Unix
4 55 (25.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 53 (24.88%) Windows Server
6 51 (23.94%) Solaris
7 49 (23.00%) AIX
8 46 (21.60%) Windows Server 2003
9 43 (20.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 32 (15.02%) Windows 7
11 20 (9.39%) Windows Server 2012
12 11 (5.16%) Windows 10
13 10 (4.69%) Windows XP
14 7 (3.29%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 4 (1.88%) CentOS
15 4 (1.88%) HPUX
16 3 (1.41%) Android
17 2 (0.94%) Data ONTAP
17 2 (0.94%) SUSE
17 2 (0.94%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (22.07%) Change Management
2 33 (15.49%) Migration
3 30 (14.08%) Test Automation
4 28 (13.15%) Test Scripting
5 27 (12.68%) ITIL
5 27 (12.68%) Software Testing
6 24 (11.27%) Smoke Testing
7 22 (10.33%) Disaster Recovery
8 16 (7.51%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 16 (7.51%) Patch Management
9 15 (7.04%) Server Management
10 14 (6.57%) High Availability
10 14 (6.57%) Storage Management
11 13 (6.10%) Capacity Planning
12 11 (5.16%) Performance Management
12 11 (5.16%) Problem Management
12 11 (5.16%) Problem-Solving
13 10 (4.69%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (4.69%) Incident Management
14 9 (4.23%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 65 (30.52%) SQL
2 35 (16.43%) PowerShell
3 24 (11.27%) Perl
4 15 (7.04%) Korn
5 14 (6.57%) Shell Script
6 12 (5.63%) Python
7 11 (5.16%) Bash Shell
8 10 (4.69%) Java
9 6 (2.82%) Bourne shell
10 4 (1.88%) AWK
10 4 (1.88%) JavaScript
11 3 (1.41%) C
11 3 (1.41%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.41%) VBScript
12 1 (0.47%) C#
12 1 (0.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (20.19%) Security Cleared
2 35 (16.43%) SC Cleared
3 28 (13.15%) ISTQB
4 11 (5.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (5.16%) RHCE
5 9 (4.23%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 9 (4.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (3.76%) MCSE
6 8 (3.76%) RHCSA
7 7 (3.29%) DV Cleared
8 4 (1.88%) Degree
8 4 (1.88%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (1.88%) RHCVA
9 3 (1.41%) OCA
9 3 (1.41%) OCP
9 3 (1.41%) Oracle Certification
9 3 (1.41%) VCAP
10 2 (0.94%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.94%) VCP5
10 2 (0.94%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.29%) SLA
2 2 (0.94%) QA
3 1 (0.47%) GDPR
3 1 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 86 (40.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 85 (39.91%) Active Directory
3 65 (30.52%) VMware ESXi
4 49 (23.00%) Hyper-V
5 37 (17.37%) Virtual Desktop
6 28 (13.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 15 (7.04%) vSphere
8 11 (5.16%) NFS
8 11 (5.16%) Virtual Servers
9 9 (4.23%) Microsoft App-V
9 9 (4.23%) XenApp
10 8 (3.76%) Virtual Machines
11 7 (3.29%) DFS Replication
11 7 (3.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 7 (3.29%) XenDesktop
12 6 (2.82%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 6 (2.82%) Oracle RAC
12 6 (2.82%) Veritas File System
13 5 (2.35%) Firmware
13 5 (2.35%) KVM
Systems Management
1 86 (40.38%) NetBackup
2 28 (13.15%) McAfee ePO
3 27 (12.68%) HP ALM
4 24 (11.27%) SCCM
5 18 (8.45%) Microsoft Clustering
6 15 (7.04%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 13 (6.10%) SCOM
8 10 (4.69%) OpenView
8 10 (4.69%) Red Hat Satellite
8 10 (4.69%) vCenter Server
9 9 (4.23%) Backup Exec
10 8 (3.76%) Ansible
10 8 (3.76%) Netcool
10 8 (3.76%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 8 (3.76%) Oracle ZFS
10 8 (3.76%) Tivoli
11 6 (2.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 5 (2.35%) BladeLogic
12 5 (2.35%) Oracle RMAN
12 5 (2.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 110 (51.64%) VMware
2 91 (42.72%) Microsoft
3 67 (31.46%) HP
4 52 (24.41%) Oracle
5 49 (23.00%) Citrix
6 46 (21.60%) McAfee
7 37 (17.37%) EMC
7 37 (17.37%) Red Hat
8 28 (13.15%) IBM
9 27 (12.68%) Ivanti
10 25 (11.74%) NetApp
11 22 (10.33%) Cisco
12 19 (8.92%) Symantec
13 17 (7.98%) Dell
14 12 (5.63%) Veeam
15 10 (4.69%) SolarWinds
15 10 (4.69%) Sun
16 8 (3.76%) 3PAR
16 8 (3.76%) BMC
17 7 (3.29%) CommVault