Period
to 2 April 2020

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 2 April 2020 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
2 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 620 684 721
Rank change year-on-year +64 +37 -125
Contract jobs citing Veritas 76 199 182
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.21% 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category 0.29% 0.48% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 117 113
Median daily rate £413 £410 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.61% +5.13% +3.31%
10th Percentile £263 £217 £263
90th Percentile £525 £536 £610
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £325
% change year-on-year +6.25% +23.08% -10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Median hourly rate £41.00 - £20.50
10th Percentile £38.50 - £13.25
90th Percentile £43.50 - £38.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 - £49.50

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 26,430 41,099 42,266
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.73% 42.63% 41.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,855 25,574 26,335
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £213 £263 £241
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £405
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,215 1,422 1,427
Median hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £11.86 £10.92 £10.75
90th Percentile £50.15 £48.98 £47.50
Median hourly rate £18.21 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +7.12% +6.25% -3.03%

Veritas
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Veritas in the UK

Veritas
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Veritas.

Daily rate trend for Veritas in the UK

Veritas
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Veritas over the 6 months to 2 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Veritas in the UK

Veritas
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Veritas.

Hourly rate trend for Veritas in the UK

Veritas
Top 15 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 2 April 2020. 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 +67 65 £396 -0.94% 12
UK excluding London +54 46 £425 +6.25% 11
London +99 30 £380 -10.59% 2
South East +88 13 £474 +5.28% 3
North of England +40 10 £370 -1.33% 7
East of England +34 6 £438 +118.75%
North West +19 6 £370 +13.85% 2
Wales +32 5 £475 +11.76%
South West +24 5 £350 -26.32%
Yorkshire +18 4 - -
Scotland +16 4 £380 -17.39% 1
Work from Home +10 4 £350 -30.86%
Northern Ireland - 2 £320 -
West Midlands +56 1 £275 -
Midlands +56 1 £275 -21.43%

For the 6 months to 2 April 2020, 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 35 (46.05%) Windows
2 31 (40.79%) NetBackup
3 29 (38.16%) Microsoft
4 26 (34.21%) Active Directory
4 26 (34.21%) SQL
5 25 (32.89%) Linux
6 24 (31.58%) VMware
6 24 (31.58%) Windows Server
7 22 (28.95%) VMware Infrastructure
8 21 (27.63%) Security Cleared
8 21 (27.63%) SAN
8 21 (27.63%) NetApp
9 19 (25.00%) HP
9 19 (25.00%) Azure
9 19 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 18 (23.68%) Dell
11 17 (22.37%) Unix
12 16 (21.05%) IBM
13 15 (19.74%) EMC
13 15 (19.74%) Red Hat
13 15 (19.74%) Windows Server 2016
14 14 (18.42%) Microsoft Office
14 14 (18.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 13 (17.11%) SC Cleared
15 13 (17.11%) Office 365
15 13 (17.11%) Oracle
16 12 (15.79%) Migration
16 12 (15.79%) SQL Server
16 12 (15.79%) AIX
16 12 (15.79%) Hitachi

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 11 (14.47%) MS Exchange
2 9 (11.84%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (5.26%) Confluence
3 4 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (5.26%) IBM Notes
3 4 (5.26%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.95%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.32%) Apache
5 1 (1.32%) CMS
5 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 5.5
5 1 (1.32%) Umbraco
Applications
1 14 (18.42%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (7.89%) MS Visio
3 5 (6.58%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.32%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 19 (25.00%) Azure
2 13 (17.11%) Office 365
3 11 (14.47%) AWS
4 7 (9.21%) GCP
5 6 (7.89%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (3.95%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (3.95%) GitHub
7 2 (2.63%) IaaS
7 2 (2.63%) OneDrive
7 2 (2.63%) PaaS
7 2 (2.63%) SaaS
8 1 (1.32%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 21 (27.63%) SAN
2 10 (13.16%) DNS
3 7 (9.21%) NAS
4 6 (7.89%) DHCP
4 6 (7.89%) Firewall
4 6 (7.89%) VLAN
5 5 (6.58%) LAN
5 5 (6.58%) WAN
6 4 (5.26%) TCP/IP
7 3 (3.95%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (2.63%) iSCSI
8 2 (2.63%) Skype
8 2 (2.63%) Unified Communications
9 1 (1.32%) BIG-IP
9 1 (1.32%) Ethernet
9 1 (1.32%) FCoE
9 1 (1.32%) Internet
9 1 (1.32%) SMTP
9 1 (1.32%) VPN
9 1 (1.32%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.89%) Oracle Database
3 5 (6.58%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (6.58%) Oracle Database 12c
3 5 (6.58%) Oracle OWB
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.32%) Power BI
4 1 (1.32%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.32%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (9.21%) JIRA
2 5 (6.58%) Git (software)
3 4 (5.26%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.95%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (3.95%) StarTeam
General
1 8 (10.53%) Finance
2 5 (6.58%) Banking
3 4 (5.26%) Legal
4 2 (2.63%) Law
5 1 (1.32%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 13 (17.11%) Consultant
1 13 (17.11%) Storage Engineer
2 12 (15.79%) Administrator
3 9 (11.84%) Support Engineer
4 8 (10.53%) Server Engineer
4 8 (10.53%) Windows Engineer
5 7 (9.21%) Backup Engineer
5 7 (9.21%) Windows Server Engineer
6 6 (7.89%) DBA
6 6 (7.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (7.89%) Storage and Backup Engineer
6 6 (7.89%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (6.58%) Oracle DBA
7 5 (6.58%) Storage Consultant
7 5 (6.58%) Veritas Consultant
8 4 (5.26%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) EMC Storage Consultant
8 4 (5.26%) SAN Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.95%) LDAP
2 2 (2.63%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.16%) Data Centre
2 9 (11.84%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (11.84%) Clustering
3 8 (10.53%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (3.95%) EMC VMAX
4 3 (3.95%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.63%) PKI
6 1 (1.32%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.32%) CLARiiON
6 1 (1.32%) EMC Centera
6 1 (1.32%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.32%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.32%) HP Storage
6 1 (1.32%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.32%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.32%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.32%) Replication
6 1 (1.32%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.32%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 35 (46.05%) Windows
2 25 (32.89%) Linux
3 24 (31.58%) Windows Server
4 19 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (22.37%) Unix
6 15 (19.74%) Windows Server 2016
7 14 (18.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (15.79%) AIX
8 12 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (10.53%) Solaris
10 6 (7.89%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 5 (6.58%) SUSE
11 5 (6.58%) Windows 10
11 5 (6.58%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (6.58%) Windows XP
12 3 (3.95%) Windows 7
13 2 (2.63%) Data ONTAP
14 1 (1.32%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (1.32%) Windows NT
14 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (15.79%) Migration
2 11 (14.47%) ITIL
3 8 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (9.21%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (9.21%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (7.89%) DevOps
5 6 (7.89%) High Availability
5 6 (7.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 5 (6.58%) Change Management
6 5 (6.58%) ITIL V2
6 5 (6.58%) Proactive Maintenance
6 5 (6.58%) Proactive Monitoring
7 4 (5.26%) Data Protection
7 4 (5.26%) Server Virtualisation
7 4 (5.26%) Software Deployment
8 3 (3.95%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (3.95%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (3.95%) Release Management
8 3 (3.95%) Test Scripting
8 3 (3.95%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (34.21%) SQL
2 8 (10.53%) Shell Script
3 5 (6.58%) PL/SQL
3 5 (6.58%) Python
4 4 (5.26%) AWK
4 4 (5.26%) Bash Shell
4 4 (5.26%) Java
5 3 (3.95%) Go
5 3 (3.95%) PowerShell
5 3 (3.95%) Ruby
6 2 (2.63%) Perl
7 1 (1.32%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.32%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (27.63%) Security Cleared
2 13 (17.11%) SC Cleared
3 6 (7.89%) MCSE
3 6 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (5.26%) Degree
4 4 (5.26%) DV Cleared
4 4 (5.26%) MCSA
5 3 (3.95%) ISTQB
5 3 (3.95%) MCITP
5 3 (3.95%) MCTS
6 2 (2.63%) CCNA
6 2 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (2.63%) MCP
7 1 (1.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.32%) NCDA
7 1 (1.32%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.32%) GDPR
1 1 (1.32%) GxP
System Software
1 26 (34.21%) Active Directory
2 22 (28.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (14.47%) Hyper-V
4 10 (13.16%) vSphere
5 9 (11.84%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 8 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (9.21%) Oracle RAC
8 6 (7.89%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (6.58%) OCFS2
9 5 (6.58%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 3 (3.95%) XenApp
11 1 (1.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (1.32%) Firmware
11 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (1.32%) SRDF
11 1 (1.32%) Veritas File System
11 1 (1.32%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (1.32%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (1.32%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 31 (40.79%) NetBackup
2 12 (15.79%) SCCM
3 11 (14.47%) Backup Exec
4 8 (10.53%) Data Guard
5 7 (9.21%) Ansible
6 6 (7.89%) McAfee ePO
6 6 (7.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 5 (6.58%) Puppet
8 3 (3.95%) Control-M
8 3 (3.95%) HP SIM
8 3 (3.95%) Netcool
8 3 (3.95%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (3.95%) SCOM
9 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (2.63%) SnapMirror
10 1 (1.32%) Avamar
10 1 (1.32%) Cisco CUCM
10 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Intune
10 1 (1.32%) Red Hat Satellite
10 1 (1.32%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 29 (38.16%) Microsoft
2 24 (31.58%) VMware
3 21 (27.63%) NetApp
4 19 (25.00%) HP
5 18 (23.68%) Dell
6 16 (21.05%) IBM
7 15 (19.74%) EMC
7 15 (19.74%) Red Hat
8 13 (17.11%) Oracle
9 12 (15.79%) Hitachi
10 8 (10.53%) Brocade
10 8 (10.53%) Cisco
10 8 (10.53%) Citrix
11 6 (7.89%) McAfee
12 5 (6.58%) Mercator
12 5 (6.58%) SolarWinds
13 4 (5.26%) 3PAR
13 4 (5.26%) BMC
13 4 (5.26%) Lotus
13 4 (5.26%) Veeam