Period
to 23 July 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 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 651 562 466
Rank change year-on-year -89 -96 +127
Contract jobs citing Veritas 248 309 503
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.32% 0.46%
As % of the Vendors category 0.57% 0.74% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 205 342
UK median daily rate £350 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £262 £300 £291
90th Percentile £526 £538 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £383 £385
% change year-on-year -13.73% -0.65% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 12
UK median hourly rate £20.50 £18.44 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.17% -56.10% +12.00%
10th Percentile £13.25 £14.49 £36.30
90th Percentile £46.88 £22.77 £50.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.47 £18.44 £42.00
% change year-on-year +157.40% -56.10% +8.39%

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 43,218 41,738 49,128
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.85% 43.87% 44.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,814 25,509 30,109
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £245
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,597 1,420 1,622
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% -
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.22 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.76 £16.25 £17.45
% change year-on-year +3.14% -6.88% +2.65%

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 July 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Veritas over the 6 months to 23 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 July 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 -135 190 £375 -6.25% 13
UK excluding London -95 170 £330 -13.73% 11
London -24 77 £425 -5.56% 5
South East -33 58 £363 -5.23% 5
Scotland +15 57 £285 +10.68% 2
North of England -61 25 £378 -5.63% 1
Midlands -48 18 £370 -1.33% 1
North West -47 14 £400 -5.88%
West Midlands -14 11 £363 -
South West -7 7 £285 -34.48% 1
North East -19 7 £360 +10.77%
East Midlands -37 7 £370 -1.33% 1
East of England -1 5 £335 -
Yorkshire -25 4 £538 +48.79% 1

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 138 (55.65%) VMware
2 136 (54.84%) Windows
3 118 (47.58%) Linux
4 110 (44.35%) VMware Infrastructure
5 107 (43.15%) Active Directory
6 102 (41.13%) Microsoft
7 96 (38.71%) NetBackup
8 84 (33.87%) Clustering
9 83 (33.47%) Unix
10 79 (31.85%) VMware ESXi
11 74 (29.84%) SQL
12 72 (29.03%) DNS
13 71 (28.63%) Hyper-V
14 69 (27.82%) Solaris
14 69 (27.82%) HP
15 67 (27.02%) Security Cleared
16 66 (26.61%) Citrix
16 66 (26.61%) Change Management
17 65 (26.21%) SAN
17 65 (26.21%) Office 365
18 64 (25.81%) Windows Server 2008
19 63 (25.40%) SC Cleared
20 61 (24.60%) Red Hat
21 59 (23.79%) McAfee
21 59 (23.79%) AIX
22 56 (22.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 55 (22.18%) Oracle
23 55 (22.18%) DHCP
24 53 (21.37%) Windows Server
25 52 (20.97%) Finance

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 30 (12.10%) MS Exchange
2 19 (7.66%) IIS
3 14 (5.65%) Skype for Business
4 12 (4.84%) SharePoint
5 7 (2.82%) Apache
6 6 (2.42%) JBoss
6 6 (2.42%) Tomcat
7 5 (2.02%) WildFly
8 4 (1.61%) IBM Notes
8 4 (1.61%) Office Communications Server
9 3 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.81%) Live Communications Server
10 2 (0.81%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.81%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
10 2 (0.81%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.40%) Confluence
11 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.40%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (6.85%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.02%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.61%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (1.21%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Kondor
Cloud Services
1 65 (26.21%) Office 365
2 21 (8.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (4.03%) IaaS
5 3 (1.21%) PaaS
6 2 (0.81%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.81%) Mimecast
6 2 (0.81%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 72 (29.03%) DNS
2 65 (26.21%) SAN
3 55 (22.18%) DHCP
4 32 (12.90%) NAS
5 29 (11.69%) TCP/IP
6 24 (9.68%) Fibre Channel
6 24 (9.68%) iSCSI
7 15 (6.05%) SSH
8 13 (5.24%) FTP
8 13 (5.24%) LAN
8 13 (5.24%) WAN
9 10 (4.03%) Skype
10 9 (3.63%) Internet
11 7 (2.82%) FCoE
12 5 (2.02%) Firewall
12 5 (2.02%) SMS
13 4 (1.61%) Wireless
14 3 (1.21%) DVB
14 3 (1.21%) HTTP
14 3 (1.21%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.82%) Oracle Database
3 4 (1.61%) Relational Database
3 4 (1.61%) SAP HANA
4 3 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.21%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.81%) MS Access
5 2 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.81%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.40%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.40%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (0.40%) InterSystems Cache
6 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.40%) Pentaho
6 1 (0.40%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 40 (16.13%) HP UFT
1 40 (16.13%) WinRunner
2 9 (3.63%) TestDirector
3 6 (2.42%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.21%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (0.81%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.40%) JIRA
6 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 52 (20.97%) Finance
2 18 (7.26%) Banking
3 2 (0.81%) Legal
3 2 (0.81%) Retail Banking
3 2 (0.81%) Spanish Language
4 1 (0.40%) Back Office
4 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.40%) French Language
4 1 (0.40%) Front Office
4 1 (0.40%) Games
4 1 (0.40%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.40%) Law
4 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.40%) Military
4 1 (0.40%) Publishing
4 1 (0.40%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (17.74%) Administrator
2 43 (17.34%) Analyst
3 31 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
4 23 (9.27%) Linux Administrator
5 22 (8.87%) Consultant
5 22 (8.87%) Test Analyst
6 20 (8.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 19 (7.66%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 15 (6.05%) Unix Administrator
9 14 (5.65%) Linux Engineer
10 13 (5.24%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 11 (4.44%) Storage Engineer
12 10 (4.03%) Architect
12 10 (4.03%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
12 10 (4.03%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
13 9 (3.63%) Backup Engineer
13 9 (3.63%) Storage Analyst
13 9 (3.63%) Systems Engineer
14 8 (3.23%) Infrastructure Architect
14 8 (3.23%) Solaris Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.65%) LDAP
2 10 (4.03%) Web Services
3 8 (3.23%) Middleware
4 4 (1.61%) Spring
4 4 (1.61%) XML
5 3 (1.21%) JSON
5 3 (1.21%) XSLT
6 2 (0.81%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 1 (0.40%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.40%) Rendezvous
7 1 (0.40%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 84 (33.87%) Clustering
2 37 (14.92%) PDA
3 19 (7.66%) Data Centre
4 15 (6.05%) EMC VNX
5 14 (5.65%) Self-Motivation
6 13 (5.24%) Replication
7 12 (4.84%) Management Information System
8 9 (3.63%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (3.63%) Enterprise Storage
9 7 (2.82%) Computer Science
9 7 (2.82%) EMC VMAX
10 5 (2.02%) Client/Server
11 4 (1.61%) EMC Centera
11 4 (1.61%) LPAR
11 4 (1.61%) PKI
12 3 (1.21%) Analytical Mindset
12 3 (1.21%) BYOD
12 3 (1.21%) Celerra
12 3 (1.21%) CLARiiON
12 3 (1.21%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 136 (54.84%) Windows
2 118 (47.58%) Linux
3 83 (33.47%) Unix
4 69 (27.82%) Solaris
5 64 (25.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 59 (23.79%) AIX
7 56 (22.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 53 (21.37%) Windows Server
9 51 (20.56%) Windows Server 2003
10 44 (17.74%) Windows 7
11 20 (8.06%) Windows Server 2012
12 14 (5.65%) Windows XP
13 11 (4.44%) Windows 10
14 7 (2.82%) CentOS
14 7 (2.82%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 4 (1.61%) Mac OS X
15 4 (1.61%) SUSE
16 3 (1.21%) Android
17 2 (0.81%) Data ONTAP
18 1 (0.40%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (26.61%) Change Management
2 44 (17.74%) ITIL
3 42 (16.94%) Test Automation
4 39 (15.73%) Software Testing
5 38 (15.32%) Test Scripting
6 32 (12.90%) Migration
7 29 (11.69%) Smoke Testing
8 28 (11.29%) High Availability
9 26 (10.48%) Disaster Recovery
10 22 (8.87%) Capacity Planning
11 19 (7.66%) Problem-Solving
12 16 (6.45%) Capacity Management
12 16 (6.45%) Configuration Management
13 15 (6.05%) Agile Software Development
14 14 (5.65%) DevOps
15 13 (5.24%) Business Continuity
16 12 (4.84%) Service Delivery
17 11 (4.44%) Problem Management
18 10 (4.03%) Patch Management
18 10 (4.03%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 74 (29.84%) SQL
2 48 (19.35%) Perl
3 31 (12.50%) PowerShell
4 21 (8.47%) Shell Script
5 20 (8.06%) Python
6 18 (7.26%) Korn
7 17 (6.85%) Bash Shell
8 12 (4.84%) Java
9 9 (3.63%) Bourne shell
10 7 (2.82%) AWK
10 7 (2.82%) C
11 5 (2.02%) Ruby
12 4 (1.61%) VBScript
13 2 (0.81%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.40%) C#
14 1 (0.40%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 67 (27.02%) Security Cleared
2 63 (25.40%) SC Cleared
3 38 (15.32%) ISTQB
4 26 (10.48%) Microsoft Certification
5 25 (10.08%) MCSE
6 18 (7.26%) RHCE
7 13 (5.24%) MCSA
8 9 (3.63%) RHCSA
8 9 (3.63%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 9 (3.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 8 (3.23%) MCITP
9 8 (3.23%) MCTS
10 7 (2.82%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (2.42%) Degree
12 5 (2.02%) MCP
13 4 (1.61%) A+ Certification
13 4 (1.61%) Network+ Certification
13 4 (1.61%) OCA
13 4 (1.61%) OCP
13 4 (1.61%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.63%) SLA
2 1 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 110 (44.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 107 (43.15%) Active Directory
3 79 (31.85%) VMware ESXi
4 71 (28.63%) Hyper-V
5 45 (18.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 36 (14.52%) Virtual Desktop
7 26 (10.48%) NFS
8 23 (9.27%) vSphere
9 13 (5.24%) Virtual Servers
10 12 (4.84%) Veritas File System
11 10 (4.03%) Docker
12 9 (3.63%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 9 (3.63%) Virtual Machines
12 9 (3.63%) XenApp
13 7 (2.82%) Firmware
13 7 (2.82%) GlusterFS
13 7 (2.82%) Microsoft App-V
13 7 (2.82%) Oracle RAC
14 6 (2.42%) ISA Server
15 5 (2.02%) Samba
Systems Management
1 96 (38.71%) NetBackup
2 41 (16.53%) McAfee ePO
3 32 (12.90%) HP ALM
4 30 (12.10%) SCCM
5 19 (7.66%) Ansible
5 19 (7.66%) Red Hat Satellite
5 19 (7.66%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 17 (6.85%) Backup Exec
6 17 (6.85%) Microsoft Clustering
7 16 (6.45%) SCOM
7 16 (6.45%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 15 (6.05%) Tivoli
9 14 (5.65%) Oracle ZFS
10 11 (4.44%) HP Quality Center
10 11 (4.44%) Netcool
10 11 (4.44%) Norton AntiVirus
10 11 (4.44%) Puppet
11 10 (4.03%) vCenter Server
12 9 (3.63%) Cobbler
12 9 (3.63%) WSUS
Vendors
1 138 (55.65%) VMware
2 102 (41.13%) Microsoft
3 69 (27.82%) HP
4 66 (26.61%) Citrix
5 61 (24.60%) Red Hat
6 59 (23.79%) McAfee
7 55 (22.18%) Oracle
8 43 (17.34%) EMC
9 39 (15.73%) NetApp
10 38 (15.32%) IBM
11 36 (14.52%) Ivanti
12 29 (11.69%) Cisco
13 26 (10.48%) Brocade
13 26 (10.48%) Symantec
14 22 (8.87%) Sun
15 14 (5.65%) CommVault
15 14 (5.65%) Dell
16 13 (5.24%) 3PAR
17 12 (4.84%) SolarWinds
18 10 (4.03%) Veeam