Period
to 13 November 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 13 November 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
13 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 669 692 612
Rank change year-on-year +23 -80 -3
Contract jobs citing Veritas 137 208 282
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.20% 0.28%
As % of the Vendors category 0.37% 0.47% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 114 172
UK median daily rate £418 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.33% -6.25% +9.59%
10th Percentile £289 £239 £300
90th Percentile £529 £504 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £350 £383
% change year-on-year +18.57% -8.50% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 8
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £20.50 £25.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +107.32% -20.00% -36.34%
10th Percentile £30.40 £20.25 £21.57
90th Percentile £47.00 £20.75 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - £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 36,665 43,923 43,838
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.41% 42.34% 42.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,011 27,244 27,219
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.65% +3.61%
10th Percentile £238 £250 £238
90th Percentile £638 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,498 1,670 1,467
UK median hourly rate £19.71 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.63% - +6.06%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.77 £10.61
90th Percentile £51.25 £47.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.75 £16.50
% change year-on-year +7.46% +1.52% -

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 13 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Veritas over the 6 months to 13 November 2019.

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 13 November 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 +30 114 £418 +7.74% 22
UK excluding London +32 100 £415 +18.57% 20
London +54 36 £421 -0.88% 4
East of England +49 25 £363 +26.09%
South East +19 24 £450 +17.65% 7
North of England +4 18 £413 +3.13% 5
Scotland +12 16 £325 +14.04% 2
South West +4 9 £500 +33.33% 2
Yorkshire +2 9 £425 +9.68% 1
North West 0 9 £375 -14.29% 3
Wales - 6 £450 -
West Midlands +33 1 £275 -26.67% 3
Midlands +32 1 £275 -21.43% 4
Northern Ireland - 1 £320 -

For the 6 months to 13 November 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 (48.18%) VMware
2 63 (45.99%) Windows
3 61 (44.53%) Linux
4 60 (43.80%) NetBackup
5 53 (38.69%) SQL
6 49 (35.77%) Active Directory
7 47 (34.31%) Microsoft
7 47 (34.31%) Security Cleared
8 45 (32.85%) SAN
9 43 (31.39%) VMware Infrastructure
10 41 (29.93%) IBM
11 40 (29.20%) NetApp
12 37 (27.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 36 (26.28%) Hyper-V
14 34 (24.82%) Unix
14 34 (24.82%) AIX
15 32 (23.36%) EMC
15 32 (23.36%) Clustering
15 32 (23.36%) Azure
16 31 (22.63%) SC Cleared
17 28 (20.44%) Red Hat
17 28 (20.44%) SCCM
17 28 (20.44%) Windows Server
18 27 (19.71%) Windows Server 2008
18 27 (19.71%) Oracle
19 26 (18.98%) Citrix
19 26 (18.98%) Windows Server 2012
20 25 (18.25%) Office 365
20 25 (18.25%) HP
21 24 (17.52%) VMware ESXi

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 (15.33%) SharePoint
2 8 (5.84%) MS Exchange
3 7 (5.11%) IBM Notes
3 7 (5.11%) IIS
4 5 (3.65%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (3.65%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (3.65%) IBM Domino
4 5 (3.65%) WebSphere
5 4 (2.92%) Skype for Business
6 3 (2.19%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (2.19%) NetWeaver
6 3 (2.19%) SAP EP
7 1 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.73%) Exchange Server 5.5
7 1 (0.73%) SAS
Applications
1 23 (16.79%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (8.03%) MS Visio
3 10 (7.30%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (2.19%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.73%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 32 (23.36%) Azure
2 25 (18.25%) Office 365
3 24 (17.52%) AWS
4 16 (11.68%) GitHub
5 4 (2.92%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (2.92%) OneDrive
6 3 (2.19%) GCP
7 2 (1.46%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (1.46%) IaaS
7 2 (1.46%) PaaS
7 2 (1.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (32.85%) SAN
2 21 (15.33%) DNS
3 14 (10.22%) NAS
4 11 (8.03%) TCP/IP
5 10 (7.30%) Firewall
6 9 (6.57%) Skype
7 6 (4.38%) iSCSI
8 5 (3.65%) DHCP
8 5 (3.65%) Internet
8 5 (3.65%) LAN
8 5 (3.65%) WAN
9 4 (2.92%) Ethernet
9 4 (2.92%) VLAN
10 3 (2.19%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (1.46%) Fibre Channel
11 2 (1.46%) FTP
12 1 (0.73%) Cisco Nexus
12 1 (0.73%) Connectrix
12 1 (0.73%) FCoE
12 1 (0.73%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (13.14%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.76%) Oracle Database
3 7 (5.11%) DB2
4 6 (4.38%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (4.38%) Oracle Database 12c
4 6 (4.38%) Oracle OWB
5 5 (3.65%) IBM InfoSphere
5 5 (3.65%) Ingres
6 4 (2.92%) Big Data
6 4 (2.92%) RDBMS
6 4 (2.92%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.19%) Oracle Exadata
7 3 (2.19%) SAP BW
8 2 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.46%) MaxDB
9 1 (0.73%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.73%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 1 (0.73%) SAP HANA
9 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.73%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 15 (10.95%) JIRA
2 14 (10.22%) StarTeam
3 5 (3.65%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.92%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.19%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.73%) Bazaar
6 1 (0.73%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.73%) Subversion
General
1 21 (15.33%) Finance
2 9 (6.57%) Banking
3 6 (4.38%) Public Sector
4 5 (3.65%) Law
5 4 (2.92%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.19%) Legal
7 2 (1.46%) Back Office
7 2 (1.46%) Publishing
8 1 (0.73%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.73%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.73%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.73%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (22.63%) Administrator
2 17 (12.41%) Consultant
3 16 (11.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 14 (10.22%) Storage Engineer
5 11 (8.03%) Backup Administrator
6 9 (6.57%) Server Engineer
6 9 (6.57%) Support Engineer
6 9 (6.57%) Systems Administrator
6 9 (6.57%) Test Engineer
6 9 (6.57%) Unix Administrator
7 8 (5.84%) Architect
7 8 (5.84%) DBA
7 8 (5.84%) Windows Engineer
8 7 (5.11%) Oracle DBA
8 7 (5.11%) Windows Server Engineer
9 6 (4.38%) 2nd Line Support
9 6 (4.38%) Backup Engineer
9 6 (4.38%) Storage Consultant
9 6 (4.38%) Unix Systems Administrator
9 6 (4.38%) Veritas Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.03%) LDAP
2 5 (3.65%) Middleware
3 3 (2.19%) Regular Expression
3 3 (2.19%) SAP PI
4 2 (1.46%) 802.1X
4 2 (1.46%) RESTful
4 2 (1.46%) Swagger
4 2 (1.46%) X-Windows
5 1 (0.73%) SAML
5 1 (0.73%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 32 (23.36%) Clustering
2 10 (7.30%) Data Centre
2 10 (7.30%) Replication
3 8 (5.84%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (5.11%) Client/Server
4 7 (5.11%) Enterprise Storage
5 6 (4.38%) EMC VMAX
6 4 (2.92%) PKI
7 3 (2.19%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (2.19%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.19%) Oracle Exalogic
8 2 (1.46%) Blog
8 2 (1.46%) EMC Centera
8 2 (1.46%) EMC VNX
8 2 (1.46%) EMC VNXe
8 2 (1.46%) HP Storage
8 2 (1.46%) VxBlock/Vblock
9 1 (0.73%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.73%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.73%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 63 (45.99%) Windows
2 61 (44.53%) Linux
3 37 (27.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 34 (24.82%) AIX
4 34 (24.82%) Unix
5 28 (20.44%) Windows Server
6 27 (19.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 26 (18.98%) Windows Server 2012
8 20 (14.60%) Windows Server 2003
9 18 (13.14%) Windows 10
10 16 (11.68%) Windows XP
11 14 (10.22%) Solaris
12 11 (8.03%) Windows 7
13 4 (2.92%) SUSE
13 4 (2.92%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 2 (1.46%) CentOS
14 2 (1.46%) Data ONTAP
14 2 (1.46%) Ubuntu
14 2 (1.46%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.73%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (15.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 20 (14.60%) Migration
3 19 (13.87%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (13.87%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 16 (11.68%) Change Management
5 14 (10.22%) Scrum
5 14 (10.22%) Server Virtualisation
5 14 (10.22%) Storage Management
6 13 (9.49%) ITIL
6 13 (9.49%) Smoke Testing
6 13 (9.49%) Test Scripting
7 10 (7.30%) Capacity Planning
7 10 (7.30%) Problem-Solving
7 10 (7.30%) Software Testing
8 9 (6.57%) Task Automation
9 8 (5.84%) High Availability
9 8 (5.84%) Proactive Maintenance
10 7 (5.11%) Change Control
10 7 (5.11%) Data Protection
10 7 (5.11%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 53 (38.69%) SQL
2 17 (12.41%) Perl
3 16 (11.68%) Python
4 15 (10.95%) PowerShell
5 13 (9.49%) Shell Script
6 6 (4.38%) Bash Shell
6 6 (4.38%) Java
6 6 (4.38%) PL/SQL
6 6 (4.38%) Ruby
7 5 (3.65%) Korn
8 3 (2.19%) ABAP
8 3 (2.19%) Go
9 2 (1.46%) PHP
9 2 (1.46%) VBScript
10 1 (0.73%) AWK
Qualifications
1 47 (34.31%) Security Cleared
2 31 (22.63%) SC Cleared
3 19 (13.87%) MCSE
3 19 (13.87%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (10.95%) MCITP
4 15 (10.95%) MCSA
5 14 (10.22%) DV Cleared
5 14 (10.22%) ISTQB
5 14 (10.22%) MCTS
6 5 (3.65%) Degree
7 3 (2.19%) MCP
7 3 (2.19%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (2.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.46%) CCNA
8 2 (1.46%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.46%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.46%) RHCE
8 2 (1.46%) RHCSA
9 1 (0.73%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.19%) SLA
2 1 (0.73%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.73%) GDPR
2 1 (0.73%) GxP
System Software
1 49 (35.77%) Active Directory
2 43 (31.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (26.28%) Hyper-V
4 24 (17.52%) VMware ESXi
5 21 (15.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 21 (15.33%) vSphere
6 13 (9.49%) Microsoft App-V
7 9 (6.57%) NFS
8 8 (5.84%) Oracle RAC
9 7 (5.11%) Firmware
9 7 (5.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 6 (4.38%) OCFS2
11 5 (3.65%) Samba
11 5 (3.65%) SRDF
11 5 (3.65%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 4 (2.92%) Docker
12 4 (2.92%) Virtual Machines
13 3 (2.19%) Cronacle
13 3 (2.19%) KVM
13 3 (2.19%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 60 (43.80%) NetBackup
2 28 (20.44%) SCCM
3 18 (13.14%) Backup Exec
4 15 (10.95%) McAfee ePO
5 14 (10.22%) Netcool
6 13 (9.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 12 (8.76%) Tivoli
8 10 (7.30%) Ansible
9 9 (6.57%) Data Guard
9 9 (6.57%) Puppet
10 8 (5.84%) Avamar
11 7 (5.11%) vCenter Server
12 6 (4.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 4 (2.92%) EMC NetWorker
13 4 (2.92%) Nagios
13 4 (2.92%) Opscode Chef
14 3 (2.19%) NetApp OnCommand
14 3 (2.19%) SCOM
14 3 (2.19%) SnapVault
14 3 (2.19%) WMI
Vendors
1 66 (48.18%) VMware
2 47 (34.31%) Microsoft
3 41 (29.93%) IBM
4 40 (29.20%) NetApp
5 32 (23.36%) EMC
6 28 (20.44%) Red Hat
7 27 (19.71%) Oracle
8 26 (18.98%) Citrix
9 25 (18.25%) HP
10 18 (13.14%) Cisco
10 18 (13.14%) Dell
11 15 (10.95%) McAfee
12 13 (9.49%) Veeam
13 10 (7.30%) Hitachi
13 10 (7.30%) Lotus
13 10 (7.30%) Symantec
14 6 (4.38%) Brocade
14 6 (4.38%) Mercator
15 4 (2.92%) SAP
15 4 (2.92%) SolarWinds