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 26 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.

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

Veritas
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 431 437 475
Rank change year-on-year +6 +38  
Contract jobs citing Veritas 177 219 166
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.38% 0.41% 0.30%
As % of the Vendors category 0.86% 0.92% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 146 77
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +3.66% +4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 5
Median hourly rate £14.50 £42.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.47% +5.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £42.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -65.47% +5.00%  

Veritas is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all 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 20598 23854 24877
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 43.81% 44.94% 44.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 12496 14691 14551
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £572 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 715 814 1114
Median hourly rate £18.70 £20.00 £18.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +5.93%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.07
% change year-on-year -14.63% +13.44%  

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 26 June 2017.

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 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 26 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 +30 170 £400 - 24
South East +15 49 £425 +8.97% 8
London -48 32 £438 -0.28% 7
East Midlands - 30 £375 - 1
North West +43 27 £450 +9.09%
Derby - 27 £375 - 1
Derbyshire - 27 £375 - 1
Surrey +9 24 £425 - 3
Cheshire +46 22 £450 -
Hampshire +14 18 £485 -3.00% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne +85 17 £323 +43.97% 5
Tyne and Wear +82 17 £323 +43.97% 5
North East +77 17 £323 +43.97% 5
Epsom - 11 - - 1
Knutsford - 11 £538 -
South West 0 6 £435 +16.00%
Bristol -4 6 £435 +24.28%
Yorkshire +23 5 £360 -6.49% 1
Tadworth +1 4 - -
Redhill -20 4 - - 1
Andover - 4 £650 -
Havant - 4 £485 -
Hook - 4 £363 -
Renfrewshire +45 3 £254 -7.72%
Erskine +42 3 £254 -7.72%
West Sussex +13 3 £383 +4.79%
Gatwick -4 3 £383 +4.79%
Scotland -7 3 £254 -21.92%
City of London -10 3 £488 +2.63% 2
North Yorkshire - 3 £350 -

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 191 (63.67%) Linux
2 160 (53.33%) Unix
3 149 (49.67%) Solaris
4 125 (41.67%) Oracle
5 109 (36.33%) SAN
6 100 (33.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 96 (32.00%) Sun
8 94 (31.33%) NetBackup
9 91 (30.33%) Red Hat
10 86 (28.67%) Windows
11 79 (26.33%) VMware
11 79 (26.33%) Finance
11 79 (26.33%) Security Cleared
12 76 (25.33%) Clustering
13 71 (23.67%) HP
13 71 (23.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 68 (22.67%) AIX
15 63 (21.00%) Active Directory
16 60 (20.00%) Perl
17 59 (19.67%) EMC
18 56 (18.67%) Microsoft
19 53 (17.67%) SC Cleared
20 51 (17.00%) Symantec
20 51 (17.00%) NAS
21 50 (16.67%) SAP
22 47 (15.67%) VMware Infrastructure
23 46 (15.33%) Banking
24 44 (14.67%) Citrix
25 43 (14.33%) SQL Server
25 43 (14.33%) High Availability

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 32 (10.67%) JBoss
2 27 (9.00%) Apache
3 23 (7.67%) MS Exchange
4 18 (6.00%) Tomcat
5 17 (5.67%) iPlanet
5 17 (5.67%) WebLogic
6 16 (5.33%) Oracle Application Server
7 15 (5.00%) SharePoint
8 13 (4.33%) IIS
9 9 (3.00%) WildFly
10 7 (2.33%) Oracle Service Bus
10 7 (2.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 6 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2003
12 5 (1.67%) Live Communications Server
13 4 (1.33%) SharePoint Server
14 3 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2007
14 3 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2010
14 3 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2013
15 2 (0.67%) MQSeries
15 2 (0.67%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 12 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 41 (13.67%) SAP ERP
2 7 (2.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 7 (2.33%) Oracle Utilities
3 6 (2.00%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (1.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (1.67%) Siebel CRM
5 1 (0.33%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.00%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.67%) Office 365
3 6 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (0.33%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.33%) GitHub
4 1 (0.33%) IBM PureFlex
4 1 (0.33%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 109 (36.33%) SAN
2 51 (17.00%) NAS
3 32 (10.67%) DNS
4 31 (10.33%) TCP/IP
5 30 (10.00%) Firewall
6 25 (8.33%) LDAP
7 22 (7.33%) DHCP
7 22 (7.33%) Fibre Channel
8 20 (6.67%) SSH
9 12 (4.00%) FTP
9 12 (4.00%) IPsec
10 9 (3.00%) iSCSI
11 8 (2.67%) Internet
12 5 (1.67%) Telnet
13 4 (1.33%) Cisco ASA
13 4 (1.33%) Network Security
13 4 (1.33%) VLAN
14 2 (0.67%) SMTP
14 2 (0.67%) VPN
14 2 (0.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (14.33%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.67%) Oracle Database
3 8 (2.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (2.67%) Oracle Database 12c
4 6 (2.00%) MS Access
5 4 (1.33%) InterSystems Cache
6 3 (1.00%) MySQL
6 3 (1.00%) ObjectStore
7 2 (0.67%) GIS
7 2 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.33%) DB2
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (3.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.00%) JIRA
2 3 (1.00%) StarTeam
3 2 (0.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.33%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.33%) Subversion
4 1 (0.33%) TestDirector
General
1 79 (26.33%) Finance
2 46 (15.33%) Banking
3 20 (6.67%) Legal
4 9 (3.00%) Electronics
4 9 (3.00%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.67%) Investment Banking
6 7 (2.33%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.67%) Marketing
8 4 (1.33%) International Banking
9 3 (1.00%) Military
10 2 (0.67%) Retail
11 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 67 (22.33%) Administrator
2 54 (18.00%) Unix Administrator
3 52 (17.33%) Consultant
4 47 (15.67%) Systems Administrator
5 42 (14.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 32 (10.67%) Unix Engineer
7 30 (10.00%) Analyst
8 25 (8.33%) Solaris Administrator
9 22 (7.33%) Solaris Consultant
10 21 (7.00%) Storage Administrator
11 19 (6.33%) Linux Administrator
12 18 (6.00%) Linux Engineer
12 18 (6.00%) Solaris Engineer
13 17 (5.67%) Solaris Systems Administrator
14 16 (5.33%) Storage Systems Administrator
15 14 (4.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
16 12 (4.00%) Backup Engineer
16 12 (4.00%) Integration Engineer
16 12 (4.00%) Unix Analyst
17 11 (3.67%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (5.67%) Middleware
2 16 (5.33%) J2EE
3 15 (5.00%) Web Services
4 7 (2.33%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (1.00%) YAML
6 2 (0.67%) Flash
6 2 (0.67%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 1 (0.33%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (0.33%) JSP
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 1 (0.33%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 76 (25.33%) Clustering
2 29 (9.67%) Enterprise Storage
3 24 (8.00%) Replication
4 19 (6.33%) Computer Science
5 18 (6.00%) Data Centre
6 13 (4.33%) Management Information System
7 12 (4.00%) Client/Server
8 11 (3.67%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (2.67%) Fat Client
9 8 (2.67%) Linux Command Line
9 8 (2.67%) Thin Client
10 6 (2.00%) EMC VNX
11 5 (1.67%) HP Storage
11 5 (1.67%) Smart Meter
12 4 (1.33%) CMDB
13 3 (1.00%) Symmetrix
14 2 (0.67%) Grid Computing
14 2 (0.67%) Hedge funds
14 2 (0.67%) PKI
14 2 (0.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 191 (63.67%) Linux
2 160 (53.33%) Unix
3 149 (49.67%) Solaris
4 86 (28.67%) Windows
5 71 (23.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 68 (22.67%) AIX
7 32 (10.67%) Windows Server
7 32 (10.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 24 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 21 (7.00%) HPUX
10 20 (6.67%) SUSE
11 17 (5.67%) Windows Server 2003
12 12 (4.00%) Windows XP
13 9 (3.00%) CentOS
13 9 (3.00%) Windows 7
14 5 (1.67%) Windows 10
15 4 (1.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 3 (1.00%) VMS
16 3 (1.00%) Windows 2000 Server
17 2 (0.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (14.33%) High Availability
2 41 (13.67%) ERP
3 35 (11.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 33 (11.00%) Load Balancing
5 28 (9.33%) Change Management
6 27 (9.00%) Migration
7 25 (8.33%) Problem Management
8 24 (8.00%) ITIL
9 21 (7.00%) Change Control
10 19 (6.33%) Configuration Management
11 17 (5.67%) Capacity Management
11 17 (5.67%) Server Building
12 15 (5.00%) Service Delivery
13 13 (4.33%) Performance Tuning
14 12 (4.00%) Performance Monitoring
14 12 (4.00%) Software Distribution
15 11 (3.67%) Data Management
15 11 (3.67%) Incident Management
16 8 (2.67%) Business Intelligence
16 8 (2.67%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (20.00%) Perl
2 41 (13.67%) SQL
3 32 (10.67%) Korn
4 30 (10.00%) Python
4 30 (10.00%) Shell Script
5 28 (9.33%) PowerShell
6 21 (7.00%) Bash Shell
7 17 (5.67%) Ruby
8 12 (4.00%) Java
9 8 (2.67%) Bourne shell
10 7 (2.33%) AWK
11 4 (1.33%) C
12 3 (1.00%) JavaScript
12 3 (1.00%) PHP
13 2 (0.67%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.33%) C-shell
14 1 (0.33%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.33%) VB
14 1 (0.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 79 (26.33%) Security Cleared
2 53 (17.67%) SC Cleared
3 21 (7.00%) Degree
4 18 (6.00%) DV Cleared
5 11 (3.67%) Computer Science Degree
6 10 (3.33%) RHCSA
7 9 (3.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (3.00%) RHCE
8 7 (2.33%) OCA
8 7 (2.33%) OCP
8 7 (2.33%) Oracle Certification
9 6 (2.00%) MCSE
10 4 (1.33%) CFA
10 4 (1.33%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (1.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (1.00%) ISTQB
11 3 (1.00%) MCITP
11 3 (1.00%) MCSA
11 3 (1.00%) MCTS
12 2 (0.67%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.00%) SLA
2 2 (0.67%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.33%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 100 (33.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 63 (21.00%) Active Directory
3 47 (15.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 38 (12.67%) VMware ESXi
5 37 (12.33%) Veritas File System
6 33 (11.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 21 (7.00%) Virtual Machines
8 20 (6.67%) NFS
9 19 (6.33%) Hyper-V
10 12 (4.00%) Oracle RAC
10 12 (4.00%) Virtual Servers
11 9 (3.00%) SRDF
12 8 (2.67%) KVM
13 7 (2.33%) GlusterFS
13 7 (2.33%) XenApp
14 6 (2.00%) vSphere
14 6 (2.00%) XenDesktop
15 4 (1.33%) ISA Server
15 4 (1.33%) VMware Workstation
16 3 (1.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 94 (31.33%) NetBackup
2 33 (11.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 23 (7.67%) Opscode Chef
4 22 (7.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 21 (7.00%) Netcool
6 20 (6.67%) Red Hat Satellite
7 18 (6.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 17 (5.67%) Backup Exec
9 16 (5.33%) Puppet
10 14 (4.67%) EMC NetWorker
11 13 (4.33%) Tivoli
12 12 (4.00%) Nagios
13 11 (3.67%) Norton AntiVirus
14 10 (3.33%) Microsoft Clustering
14 10 (3.33%) SCCM
15 9 (3.00%) HP Data Protector
15 9 (3.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
16 8 (2.67%) EMC Navisphere
16 8 (2.67%) McAfee ePO
16 8 (2.67%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 125 (41.67%) Oracle
2 96 (32.00%) Sun
3 91 (30.33%) Red Hat
4 79 (26.33%) VMware
5 71 (23.67%) HP
6 59 (19.67%) EMC
7 56 (18.67%) Microsoft
8 51 (17.00%) Symantec
9 50 (16.67%) SAP
10 44 (14.67%) Citrix
11 35 (11.67%) Brocade
12 31 (10.33%) Cisco
13 29 (9.67%) IBM
13 29 (9.67%) NetApp
14 18 (6.00%) McAfee
15 17 (5.67%) F5
16 9 (3.00%) Veeam
17 7 (2.33%) Hitachi
17 7 (2.33%) PlateSpin
17 7 (2.33%) StorageTek
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