Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 622 579 585
Rank change year-on-year -43 +6 +36
Contract jobs citing Veritas 276 319 333
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.30% 0.29%
As % of the Vendors category 0.63% 0.67% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 222 204
UK median daily rate £400 £375 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -3.54% +2.44%
10th Percentile £300 £260 £269
90th Percentile £500 £493 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £344 £350
% change year-on-year +9.01% -1.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 7
UK median hourly rate £25.63 £42.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.99% +55.56% -22.86%
10th Percentile £21.57 £37.80 £19.50
90th Percentile £27.50 £52.40 £40.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £42.00 £27.25
% change year-on-year -40.48% +54.13% -22.14%

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 43542 47842 49835
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.65% 45.27% 43.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 27042 29233 29405
UK median daily rate £430 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £238 £240 £225
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1460 1722 2107
UK median hourly rate £17.40 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.47% -5.71% +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.58 £10.20 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.42
% change year-on-year - -5.27% +5.56%

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 18 November 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 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 18 November 2017. 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 +34 263 £400 +3.90% 10
UK excluding London +12 200 £375 +9.01% 6
London -29 74 £438 - 4
South East +2 67 £468 +28.08% 4
North of England +60 62 £345 +7.89%
North East +74 40 £330 +4.76%
Midlands +52 33 £375 +36.36% 2
East Midlands +30 27 £375 +2.74%
South West +6 19 £425 +17.24%
North West +23 14 £420 -1.18%
Yorkshire +14 8 £366 +10.98%
East of England -13 7 £300 -
Scotland -39 7 £391 +37.76%
Wales +16 6 £195 -48.00%
West Midlands +37 5 £185 -32.73% 2

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 182 (65.94%) Linux
2 176 (63.77%) Unix
3 159 (57.61%) Solaris
4 124 (44.93%) Windows
5 119 (43.12%) NetBackup
6 115 (41.67%) Oracle
6 115 (41.67%) SAN
7 93 (33.70%) Red Hat
8 90 (32.61%) AIX
9 89 (32.25%) HP
10 82 (29.71%) VMware
11 81 (29.35%) EMC
11 81 (29.35%) Sun
12 79 (28.62%) Security Cleared
12 79 (28.62%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 74 (26.81%) Clustering
14 70 (25.36%) Finance
15 69 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 67 (24.28%) Microsoft
17 65 (23.55%) Symantec
17 65 (23.55%) Brocade
18 64 (23.19%) VMware Infrastructure
18 64 (23.19%) NAS
18 64 (23.19%) Perl
19 61 (22.10%) Fibre Channel
20 58 (21.01%) NetApp
21 57 (20.65%) Cisco
22 55 (19.93%) SC Cleared
23 53 (19.20%) Korn
23 53 (19.20%) Veritas Volume Manager

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 37 (13.41%) JBoss
1 37 (13.41%) SharePoint
2 33 (11.96%) Apache
2 33 (11.96%) MS Exchange
3 31 (11.23%) Tomcat
4 27 (9.78%) iPlanet
4 27 (9.78%) WebLogic
5 25 (9.06%) Oracle Application Server
6 15 (5.43%) OpenStack
7 12 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
7 12 (4.35%) MQSeries
8 11 (3.99%) IIS
8 11 (3.99%) WebLogic Portal
9 10 (3.62%) Oracle Service Bus
9 10 (3.62%) Skype for Business
10 9 (3.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 9 (3.26%) WildFly
11 6 (2.17%) SAS
12 5 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2007
12 5 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 20 (7.25%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (4.35%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (1.81%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (1.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 29 (10.51%) SAP ERP
2 25 (9.06%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 10 (3.62%) Oracle Applications
3 10 (3.62%) Oracle Utilities
4 8 (2.90%) Siebel CRM
5 1 (0.36%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.71%) Office 365
2 12 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.09%) GitHub
5 2 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.72%) SaaS
6 1 (0.36%) IaaS
6 1 (0.36%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 115 (41.67%) SAN
2 64 (23.19%) NAS
3 61 (22.10%) Fibre Channel
4 37 (13.41%) TCP/IP
5 30 (10.87%) LDAP
6 28 (10.14%) DNS
6 28 (10.14%) Firewall
7 20 (7.25%) SSH
8 17 (6.16%) DHCP
9 14 (5.07%) iSCSI
10 9 (3.26%) WAN
11 8 (2.90%) FCoE
12 6 (2.17%) FTP
12 6 (2.17%) Remote Desktop
13 5 (1.81%) VLAN
14 4 (1.45%) Internet
14 4 (1.45%) Wireless
15 3 (1.09%) Extranet
15 3 (1.09%) Intranet
15 3 (1.09%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.43%) Oracle Database
3 9 (3.26%) Oracle Database 11g
3 9 (3.26%) Oracle Database 12c
4 8 (2.90%) ObjectStore
5 5 (1.81%) Oracle Exadata
5 5 (1.81%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (1.81%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.09%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.72%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.36%) GIS
8 1 (0.36%) MS Access
8 1 (0.36%) MySQL
8 1 (0.36%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.36%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 4 (1.45%) JIRA
2 3 (1.09%) Bitbucket
2 3 (1.09%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.09%) Subversion
General
1 70 (25.36%) Finance
2 44 (15.94%) Banking
3 23 (8.33%) Legal
4 14 (5.07%) Investment Banking
5 9 (3.26%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.09%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.72%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.72%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.36%) Advertising
8 1 (0.36%) Military
8 1 (0.36%) Retail
Job Titles
1 73 (26.45%) Administrator
2 45 (16.30%) Systems Administrator
2 45 (16.30%) Unix Engineer
3 40 (14.49%) Unix Administrator
4 33 (11.96%) Solaris Engineer
5 32 (11.59%) Storage Engineer
6 31 (11.23%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 24 (8.70%) NetApp Engineer
8 19 (6.88%) Analyst
8 19 (6.88%) Design Engineer
9 17 (6.16%) Solaris Administrator
10 16 (5.80%) Linux Administrator
10 16 (5.80%) Storage Administrator
11 15 (5.43%) Architect
11 15 (5.43%) Backup Engineer
12 14 (5.07%) Consultant
12 14 (5.07%) Linux Engineer
13 13 (4.71%) 2nd Line Support
14 12 (4.35%) DBA
15 11 (3.99%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (9.42%) J2EE
2 19 (6.88%) Middleware
3 11 (3.99%) Web Services
4 9 (3.26%) Oracle Fusion
5 4 (1.45%) X-Windows
6 3 (1.09%) Elastic Stack
7 2 (0.72%) Flash
7 2 (0.72%) Regular Expression
8 1 (0.36%) SAP Basis
8 1 (0.36%) Spring
8 1 (0.36%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 74 (26.81%) Clustering
2 39 (14.13%) Replication
3 33 (11.96%) Enterprise Storage
4 21 (7.61%) Data Centre
5 13 (4.71%) Management Information System
6 11 (3.99%) Client/Server
7 10 (3.62%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (2.90%) Computer Science
9 7 (2.54%) EMC VNX
9 7 (2.54%) HP Storage
10 6 (2.17%) EMC VNXe
10 6 (2.17%) Grid Computing
10 6 (2.17%) Linux Command Line
11 4 (1.45%) EMC Centera
11 4 (1.45%) EMC VMAX
11 4 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.45%) NHS
12 2 (0.72%) Hybrid Cloud
12 2 (0.72%) IBM Mainframe
12 2 (0.72%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 182 (65.94%) Linux
2 176 (63.77%) Unix
3 159 (57.61%) Solaris
4 124 (44.93%) Windows
5 90 (32.61%) AIX
6 69 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 34 (12.32%) Windows Server
8 33 (11.96%) HPUX
8 33 (11.96%) SUSE
9 28 (10.14%) Windows Server 2008
10 21 (7.61%) Windows Server 2012
11 18 (6.52%) Windows Server 2003
12 13 (4.71%) Windows XP
13 7 (2.54%) CentOS
14 6 (2.17%) Ubuntu
15 4 (1.45%) Data ONTAP
15 4 (1.45%) Windows 2000
16 3 (1.09%) CoreOS
16 3 (1.09%) Debian
17 2 (0.72%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (17.39%) Load Balancing
1 48 (17.39%) Migration
2 47 (17.03%) ITIL
3 43 (15.58%) Performance Monitoring
4 42 (15.22%) Disaster Recovery
5 40 (14.49%) High Availability
6 29 (10.51%) ERP
7 21 (7.61%) Performance Tuning
8 19 (6.88%) Change Management
9 17 (6.16%) Capacity Management
10 16 (5.80%) Problem Management
11 14 (5.07%) Data Migration
11 14 (5.07%) Quality Management
12 13 (4.71%) Data Management
12 13 (4.71%) QMS
12 13 (4.71%) Service Management
13 12 (4.35%) Information Security
13 12 (4.35%) Procure-to-Pay
13 12 (4.35%) Task Automation
14 11 (3.99%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 64 (23.19%) Perl
2 53 (19.20%) Korn
3 35 (12.68%) Python
4 30 (10.87%) PowerShell
4 30 (10.87%) SQL
5 29 (10.51%) Shell Script
6 22 (7.97%) Bash Shell
7 14 (5.07%) Java
8 10 (3.62%) C-shell
9 8 (2.90%) Bourne shell
9 8 (2.90%) C#
10 7 (2.54%) AWK
10 7 (2.54%) VBScript
11 3 (1.09%) Ruby
12 1 (0.36%) ABAP
12 1 (0.36%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.36%) VB
Qualifications
1 79 (28.62%) Security Cleared
2 55 (19.93%) SC Cleared
3 16 (5.80%) DV Cleared
4 14 (5.07%) Degree
5 12 (4.35%) RHCE
6 10 (3.62%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (3.62%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 10 (3.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 9 (3.26%) RHCSA
8 7 (2.54%) MCSA
8 7 (2.54%) MCSE
8 7 (2.54%) OCA
8 7 (2.54%) OCP
8 7 (2.54%) Oracle Certification
9 3 (1.09%) ACSA
9 3 (1.09%) CCNA
9 3 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (1.09%) Network+ Certification
10 2 (0.72%) A+ Certification
10 2 (0.72%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.16%) SLA
2 4 (1.45%) PMO
3 2 (0.72%) GCP
4 1 (0.36%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 79 (28.62%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 64 (23.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (19.20%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 52 (18.84%) Active Directory
5 50 (18.12%) VMware ESXi
6 43 (15.58%) Hyper-V
7 38 (13.77%) NFS
7 38 (13.77%) Veritas File System
8 34 (12.32%) Virtual Machines
9 26 (9.42%) KVM
9 26 (9.42%) Oracle RAC
10 18 (6.52%) Samba
11 11 (3.99%) XenApp
12 10 (3.62%) SRDF
13 8 (2.90%) Firmware
14 7 (2.54%) GlusterFS
15 6 (2.17%) Terminal Services
16 5 (1.81%) XenDesktop
17 4 (1.45%) ISA Server
17 4 (1.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 119 (43.12%) NetBackup
2 31 (11.23%) Backup Exec
3 26 (9.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 24 (8.70%) Norton AntiVirus
5 23 (8.33%) HP Data Protector
6 20 (7.25%) EMC NetWorker
7 18 (6.52%) SCOM
7 18 (6.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 14 (5.07%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 13 (4.71%) Netcool
9 13 (4.71%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 13 (4.71%) Puppet
10 12 (4.35%) OpenView
10 12 (4.35%) Red Hat Satellite
10 12 (4.35%) SCCM
11 10 (3.62%) Microsoft Clustering
11 10 (3.62%) Oracle ZFS
12 8 (2.90%) Ansible
12 8 (2.90%) Oracle Identity Management
13 7 (2.54%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 115 (41.67%) Oracle
2 93 (33.70%) Red Hat
3 89 (32.25%) HP
4 82 (29.71%) VMware
5 81 (29.35%) EMC
5 81 (29.35%) Sun
6 67 (24.28%) Microsoft
7 65 (23.55%) Brocade
7 65 (23.55%) Symantec
8 58 (21.01%) NetApp
9 57 (20.65%) Cisco
10 44 (15.94%) Citrix
11 39 (14.13%) IBM
12 31 (11.23%) SAP
13 25 (9.06%) McAfee
13 25 (9.06%) PlateSpin
14 22 (7.97%) Veeam
15 21 (7.61%) F5
16 17 (6.16%) Hitachi
17 16 (5.80%) Dell