Period
to 20 May 2019

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 20 May 2019 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
20 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 683 687 562
Rank change year-on-year +4 -125 -120
Contract jobs citing Veritas 163 203 281
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.20% 0.31%
As % of the Vendors category 0.42% 0.49% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 130 177
UK median daily rate £433 £364 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.90% -9.06% -
10th Percentile £233 £262 £278
90th Percentile £538 £538 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £350 £373
% change year-on-year +25.14% -6.04% -6.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 2
UK median hourly rate - £20.50 £37.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -44.97% -11.31%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £47.47 £37.25
% change year-on-year - +27.42% -11.31%

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 38,604 41,675 40,188
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.43% 41.38% 44.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,007 25,951 24,661
UK median daily rate £460 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £263 £245 £250
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,310 1,462 1,413
UK median hourly rate £18.75 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.36
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £15.86 £16.96
% change year-on-year +10.34% -6.46% -5.81%

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 20 May 2019.

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 20 May 2019. 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 +43 146 £428 +14.00% 3
UK excluding London -30 94 £438 +25.14% 2
London +51 65 £430 -4.44% 1
North of England +37 45 £400 +3.90% 1
Yorkshire +35 26 £435 +2.35%
North West +25 19 £308 -23.13% 1
South West -7 16 £475 +5.56%
Scotland -11 12 £470 +64.91%
South East -24 9 £425 +13.33% 1
Midlands +2 6 £403 +8.78%
East Midlands +10 4 £380 +2.01%
East of England -1 4 £475 +58.33%
West Midlands 0 2 £425 +21.43%
Wales - 2 £425 -

For the 6 months to 20 May 2019, 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 66 (40.49%) Linux
2 62 (38.04%) Windows
3 59 (36.20%) Unix
4 56 (34.36%) EMC
4 56 (34.36%) NetBackup
5 52 (31.90%) VMware
6 46 (28.22%) NetApp
7 45 (27.61%) IBM
7 45 (27.61%) SAN
8 42 (25.77%) Microsoft
9 38 (23.31%) Finance
10 37 (22.70%) VMware Infrastructure
11 36 (22.09%) Solaris
12 33 (20.25%) Red Hat
12 33 (20.25%) Active Directory
13 31 (19.02%) HP
14 30 (18.40%) Banking
15 29 (17.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 29 (17.79%) Security Cleared
15 29 (17.79%) Office 365
16 26 (15.95%) Clustering
16 26 (15.95%) SQL
17 25 (15.34%) Cisco
18 23 (14.11%) Symantec
19 22 (13.50%) Windows Server 2008
20 21 (12.88%) Microsoft Azure
20 21 (12.88%) Skype for Business
20 21 (12.88%) Perl
21 20 (12.27%) DNS
21 20 (12.27%) SC Cleared

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 21 (12.88%) Skype for Business
2 19 (11.66%) SharePoint
3 15 (9.20%) MS Exchange
4 11 (6.75%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (4.91%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (4.91%) IIS
6 4 (2.45%) Cloud Foundry
7 3 (1.84%) Apache
8 2 (1.23%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (1.23%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.23%) Tornado
9 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.61%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.61%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 15 (9.20%) Microsoft Project
1 15 (9.20%) MS Visio
2 5 (3.07%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (2.45%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 29 (17.79%) Office 365
2 21 (12.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (8.59%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (7.98%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (4.29%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (3.07%) GitHub
6 5 (3.07%) PaaS
7 4 (2.45%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (2.45%) IaaS
7 4 (2.45%) SaaS
8 1 (0.61%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 45 (27.61%) SAN
2 20 (12.27%) DNS
3 18 (11.04%) NAS
4 16 (9.82%) Skype
5 15 (9.20%) Cisco IOS
6 13 (7.98%) DHCP
7 12 (7.36%) Fibre Channel
7 12 (7.36%) Internet
7 12 (7.36%) TCP/IP
8 11 (6.75%) Firewall
9 9 (5.52%) iSCSI
10 4 (2.45%) Software-Defined Networking
11 3 (1.84%) VLAN
12 2 (1.23%) 2G
12 2 (1.23%) 3G
12 2 (1.23%) 3GPP
12 2 (1.23%) 4G
12 2 (1.23%) FTP
12 2 (1.23%) InfiniBand
12 2 (1.23%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.91%) Oracle Database
2 6 (3.68%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.45%) Azure SQL Database
3 4 (2.45%) DB2
4 2 (1.23%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.23%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.23%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.61%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (0.61%) Ingres
5 1 (0.61%) MySQL
5 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.61%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 11 (6.75%) Jenkins
2 6 (3.68%) JIRA
3 3 (1.84%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (1.23%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.61%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.61%) Subversion
General
1 38 (23.31%) Finance
2 30 (18.40%) Banking
3 7 (4.29%) Legal
4 5 (3.07%) Electronics
5 4 (2.45%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.45%) Marketing
5 4 (2.45%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.84%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.84%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.84%) Publishing
7 2 (1.23%) French Language
7 2 (1.23%) German Language
7 2 (1.23%) Italian Language
7 2 (1.23%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.23%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.61%) Law
Job Titles
1 35 (21.47%) Administrator
2 18 (11.04%) Unix Administrator
3 15 (9.20%) Systems Administrator
4 14 (8.59%) Storage Engineer
5 11 (6.75%) Linux Administrator
6 9 (5.52%) Consultant
6 9 (5.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (5.52%) Linux Engineer
7 8 (4.91%) Architect
7 8 (4.91%) DevOps Engineer
7 8 (4.91%) Support Engineer
8 7 (4.29%) Office 365 Engineer
9 6 (3.68%) 3rd Line Support
9 6 (3.68%) Analyst
9 6 (3.68%) IT Engineer
9 6 (3.68%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (3.68%) Unix Engineer
9 6 (3.68%) Unix Systems Administrator
10 5 (3.07%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 5 (3.07%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (9.20%) LDAP
2 5 (3.07%) RESTful
3 4 (2.45%) Swagger
4 3 (1.84%) Web Services
5 2 (1.23%) AngularJS
5 2 (1.23%) CSS
5 2 (1.23%) Django
5 2 (1.23%) Flask
5 2 (1.23%) HTML
5 2 (1.23%) jQuery
5 2 (1.23%) Sass
5 2 (1.23%) XML
6 1 (0.61%) IBM Integration Bus
6 1 (0.61%) JSON
6 1 (0.61%) Middleware
6 1 (0.61%) REST
6 1 (0.61%) Spring
6 1 (0.61%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 26 (15.95%) Clustering
2 13 (7.98%) HACMP
3 10 (6.13%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (6.13%) HP Storage
4 5 (3.07%) Blog
4 5 (3.07%) Public Cloud
5 4 (2.45%) EMC VNX
5 4 (2.45%) HP StoreVirtual
5 4 (2.45%) Replication
6 3 (1.84%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.84%) Hedge funds
6 3 (1.84%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.23%) iSeries
7 2 (1.23%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.23%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.61%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.61%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (0.61%) IBM XIV
8 1 (0.61%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 66 (40.49%) Linux
2 62 (38.04%) Windows
3 59 (36.20%) Unix
4 36 (22.09%) Solaris
5 29 (17.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 22 (13.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (12.27%) Windows Server
8 17 (10.43%) Windows Server 2012
9 15 (9.20%) AIX
10 6 (3.68%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 6 (3.68%) Windows 7
11 5 (3.07%) Windows 10
12 4 (2.45%) Data ONTAP
12 4 (2.45%) SUSE
12 4 (2.45%) Windows 8
13 2 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (1.23%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.61%) HPUX
14 1 (0.61%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (12.27%) DevOps
2 16 (9.82%) Storage Management
3 15 (9.20%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (9.20%) Threat Management
4 14 (8.59%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 14 (8.59%) Migration
5 13 (7.98%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (7.36%) Disaster Recovery
6 12 (7.36%) High Availability
6 12 (7.36%) ITIL
6 12 (7.36%) Problem-Solving
7 11 (6.75%) Data Protection
8 10 (6.13%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (6.13%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (4.29%) Configuration Management
9 7 (4.29%) Infrastructure as Code
10 6 (3.68%) Asset Management
10 6 (3.68%) Continuous Delivery
10 6 (3.68%) Test Strategy
11 5 (3.07%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 26 (15.95%) SQL
2 21 (12.88%) Perl
3 18 (11.04%) PowerShell
4 17 (10.43%) Java
5 16 (9.82%) Python
6 8 (4.91%) Bash Shell
7 7 (4.29%) Go
7 7 (4.29%) Ruby
8 6 (3.68%) Korn
9 4 (2.45%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.23%) C#
10 2 (1.23%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.61%) AWK
Qualifications
1 29 (17.79%) Security Cleared
2 20 (12.27%) SC Cleared
3 10 (6.13%) ITIL Certification
4 9 (5.52%) SNIA Certification
5 8 (4.91%) DV Cleared
5 8 (4.91%) IBM Certification
6 5 (3.07%) Degree
7 4 (2.45%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (1.23%) RHCE
9 1 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.61%) CISSP
9 1 (0.61%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.61%) OCP
9 1 (0.61%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.61%) RHCSA
9 1 (0.61%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.29%) GDPR
1 7 (4.29%) SLA
2 1 (0.61%) QA
System Software
1 37 (22.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (20.25%) Active Directory
3 20 (12.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 13 (7.98%) Hyper-V
5 12 (7.36%) Docker
6 11 (6.75%) vSphere
7 10 (6.13%) KVM
7 10 (6.13%) Virtual Servers
8 9 (5.52%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 9 (5.52%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (3.07%) NFS
10 3 (1.84%) PowerHA
10 3 (1.84%) XenApp
10 3 (1.84%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.61%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 1 (0.61%) GlusterFS
11 1 (0.61%) GPFS
11 1 (0.61%) Postfix
11 1 (0.61%) SRDF
11 1 (0.61%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 56 (34.36%) NetBackup
2 16 (9.82%) Backup Exec
2 16 (9.82%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (9.20%) Ansible
3 15 (9.20%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 13 (7.98%) Puppet
5 10 (6.13%) SCCM
5 10 (6.13%) Single Sign-On
5 10 (6.13%) Tivoli
6 9 (5.52%) SCOM
7 7 (4.29%) Microsoft Clustering
8 6 (3.68%) Nagios
9 5 (3.07%) SnapVault
10 4 (2.45%) Oracle ZFS
10 4 (2.45%) SCSM
10 4 (2.45%) SCVMM
10 4 (2.45%) SnapMirror
10 4 (2.45%) Terraform
10 4 (2.45%) Veritas Storage Foundation
11 3 (1.84%) Control-M
Vendors
1 56 (34.36%) EMC
2 52 (31.90%) VMware
3 46 (28.22%) NetApp
4 45 (27.61%) IBM
5 42 (25.77%) Microsoft
6 33 (20.25%) Red Hat
7 31 (19.02%) HP
8 25 (15.34%) Cisco
9 23 (14.11%) Symantec
10 19 (11.66%) Oracle
11 16 (9.82%) Citrix
12 15 (9.20%) IronPort
13 11 (6.75%) 3PAR
13 11 (6.75%) Brocade
14 9 (5.52%) Dell
14 9 (5.52%) Google
15 5 (3.07%) Hitachi
15 5 (3.07%) Sybase
16 4 (2.45%) SAP
16 4 (2.45%) TOWER Software