Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 666 589 580
Rank change year-on-year -77 -9 +4
Contract jobs citing Veritas 209 286 312
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.30% 0.29%
As % of the Vendors category 0.50% 0.65% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 198 193
UK median daily rate £408 £365 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.64% -8.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £259 £275 £278
90th Percentile £525 £488 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £364 £338 £363
% change year-on-year +7.78% -6.90% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 13
UK median hourly rate £25.63 £48.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.16% +29.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £21.57 £38.33 £21.80
90th Percentile £27.50 £58.50 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £48.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year -48.45% +25.16% +10.71%

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 42,195 43,666 46,071
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.09% 45.21% 42.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,708 26,739 27,179
UK median daily rate £435 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £231 £241 £225
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,363 1,652 1,932
UK median hourly rate £17.43 £17.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.53% -5.56% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.57 £10.25 £10.24
90th Percentile £45.00 £46.00 £45.48
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year - -5.71% +6.06%

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 16 January 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
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 16 January 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 -66 193 £415 +6.41% 24
UK excluding London -44 136 £364 +7.78% 17
London -68 71 £438 +1.16% 10
South East -25 48 £450 +19.21% 6
North of England -1 36 £341 +3.18% 4
North East +41 18 £330 +3.13%
Midlands +11 18 £325 +8.33% 3
East Midlands +11 13 £340 -13.38% 2
South West +9 12 £450 +28.43% 1
North West +5 10 £420 +1.82% 4
Scotland -39 10 £395 +41.07% 3
East of England -5 9 £300 -
Yorkshire +10 8 £425 +28.79%
Wales - 6 £195 -
West Midlands +7 5 £185 -32.73% 1

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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.

1 118 (56.46%) Unix
2 115 (55.02%) Linux
3 108 (51.67%) Solaris
4 93 (44.50%) Windows
5 90 (43.06%) SAN
6 89 (42.58%) NetBackup
7 73 (34.93%) Oracle
8 69 (33.01%) HP
9 65 (31.10%) AIX
9 65 (31.10%) VMware
10 61 (29.19%) NetApp
11 59 (28.23%) Clustering
12 58 (27.75%) EMC
13 57 (27.27%) Microsoft
13 57 (27.27%) Red Hat
14 56 (26.79%) NAS
15 55 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
16 54 (25.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 54 (25.84%) Finance
17 51 (24.40%) Veritas Cluster Server
18 49 (23.44%) Security Cleared
19 47 (22.49%) Citrix
20 46 (22.01%) Active Directory
20 46 (22.01%) Symantec
20 46 (22.01%) VMware ESXi
21 43 (20.57%) Migration
22 41 (19.62%) Brocade
23 40 (19.14%) IBM
24 39 (18.66%) Veritas Volume Manager
25 38 (18.18%) Fibre Channel

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 35 (16.75%) MS Exchange
2 34 (16.27%) SharePoint
3 17 (8.13%) Skype for Business
4 15 (7.18%) Apache
5 14 (6.70%) JBoss
6 13 (6.22%) Tomcat
7 9 (4.31%) IIS
8 8 (3.83%) BizTalk Server
8 8 (3.83%) iPlanet
8 8 (3.83%) OpenStack
8 8 (3.83%) Oracle Application Server
8 8 (3.83%) WebLogic
9 6 (2.87%) MQSeries
9 6 (2.87%) SAS
10 5 (2.39%) Oracle Service Bus
10 5 (2.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 5 (2.39%) WebLogic Portal
10 5 (2.39%) WildFly
11 3 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 13 (6.22%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (2.39%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (1.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (4.31%) SAP ERP
2 8 (3.83%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 5 (2.39%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (2.39%) Oracle Utilities
3 5 (2.39%) Siebel CRM
4 2 (0.96%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.48%) Kondor
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 14 (6.70%) Office 365
2 7 (3.35%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.44%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.48%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 90 (43.06%) SAN
2 56 (26.79%) NAS
3 38 (18.18%) Fibre Channel
4 23 (11.00%) DNS
5 21 (10.05%) TCP/IP
6 19 (9.09%) LDAP
7 17 (8.13%) DHCP
8 16 (7.66%) SSH
9 15 (7.18%) Firewall
10 11 (5.26%) iSCSI
11 8 (3.83%) WAN
12 7 (3.35%) Skype
12 7 (3.35%) Wireless
13 6 (2.87%) FTP
13 6 (2.87%) LAN
13 6 (2.87%) Remote Desktop
14 3 (1.44%) Extranet
14 3 (1.44%) Intranet
15 2 (0.96%) Internet
15 2 (0.96%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (17.22%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.74%) Oracle Database
3 10 (4.78%) ObjectStore
4 5 (2.39%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (2.39%) Oracle Database 12c
4 5 (2.39%) Oracle Exadata
4 5 (2.39%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.44%) Hadoop
5 3 (1.44%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (0.96%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.96%) SAP HANA
6 2 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.48%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (0.48%) Pentaho
7 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.48%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 3 (1.44%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.48%) Bitbucket
2 1 (0.48%) JIRA
2 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.48%) Subversion
General
1 54 (25.84%) Finance
2 32 (15.31%) Banking
3 13 (6.22%) Legal
4 10 (4.78%) Investment Banking
5 9 (4.31%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.44%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.96%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.48%) Advertising
8 1 (0.48%) Back Office
8 1 (0.48%) Front Office
8 1 (0.48%) Military
Job Titles
1 58 (27.75%) Administrator
2 33 (15.79%) Systems Administrator
3 30 (14.35%) Storage Engineer
4 27 (12.92%) Unix Administrator
5 23 (11.00%) Unix Engineer
6 19 (9.09%) Analyst
6 19 (9.09%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 18 (8.61%) NetApp Engineer
8 17 (8.13%) Consultant
9 16 (7.66%) Solaris Engineer
9 16 (7.66%) Storage Administrator
10 13 (6.22%) Linux Engineer
11 12 (5.74%) 2nd Line Support
11 12 (5.74%) Solaris Administrator
12 11 (5.26%) Architect
12 11 (5.26%) Linux Administrator
12 11 (5.26%) Support Engineer
13 9 (4.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 8 (3.83%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 7 (3.35%) Storage Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.26%) Middleware
2 8 (3.83%) J2EE
3 7 (3.35%) X-Windows
4 5 (2.39%) Oracle Fusion
4 5 (2.39%) Web Services
5 3 (1.44%) Elastic Stack
5 3 (1.44%) Regular Expression
6 2 (0.96%) Flash
7 1 (0.48%) Rendezvous
7 1 (0.48%) SAP Basis
7 1 (0.48%) SAP XI
7 1 (0.48%) Spring
7 1 (0.48%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 1 (0.48%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 59 (28.23%) Clustering
2 31 (14.83%) Replication
3 26 (12.44%) Enterprise Storage
4 13 (6.22%) Data Centre
5 12 (5.74%) Management Information System
6 10 (4.78%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (4.31%) EMC VNX
7 9 (4.31%) EMC VNXe
8 8 (3.83%) HACMP
9 7 (3.35%) Driving Licence
9 7 (3.35%) EMC Centera
9 7 (3.35%) EMC VMAX
9 7 (3.35%) Linux Command Line
10 6 (2.87%) LPAR
11 5 (2.39%) Client/Server
12 4 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (1.91%) NHS
13 2 (0.96%) HP Storage
13 2 (0.96%) Hybrid Cloud
13 2 (0.96%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 118 (56.46%) Unix
2 115 (55.02%) Linux
3 108 (51.67%) Solaris
4 93 (44.50%) Windows
5 65 (31.10%) AIX
6 54 (25.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 31 (14.83%) Windows Server
8 29 (13.88%) Windows Server 2008
9 22 (10.53%) HPUX
10 21 (10.05%) Windows Server 2003
11 17 (8.13%) SUSE
12 16 (7.66%) Windows Server 2012
13 14 (6.70%) Windows XP
14 11 (5.26%) Data ONTAP
15 7 (3.35%) Windows 2000
16 6 (2.87%) Ubuntu
17 3 (1.44%) CoreOS
17 3 (1.44%) Debian
17 3 (1.44%) Windows 7
18 1 (0.48%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (20.57%) Migration
2 35 (16.75%) ITIL
3 31 (14.83%) Performance Monitoring
4 30 (14.35%) High Availability
5 26 (12.44%) Load Balancing
6 22 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
7 19 (9.09%) Change Management
8 17 (8.13%) Problem Management
9 16 (7.66%) Data Migration
10 14 (6.70%) Information Security
11 13 (6.22%) Asset Management
11 13 (6.22%) Performance Tuning
11 13 (6.22%) Service Management
12 12 (5.74%) Investment Management
12 12 (5.74%) Root Cause Analysis
12 12 (5.74%) Task Automation
13 11 (5.26%) Capacity Management
13 11 (5.26%) Service Delivery
14 10 (4.78%) Break/Fix
15 9 (4.31%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 29 (13.88%) Perl
1 29 (13.88%) PowerShell
2 27 (12.92%) SQL
3 19 (9.09%) Korn
4 18 (8.61%) Python
5 17 (8.13%) Shell Script
6 16 (7.66%) Bash Shell
7 11 (5.26%) Java
8 10 (4.78%) C#
9 9 (4.31%) VBScript
10 3 (1.44%) Ruby
11 2 (0.96%) C-shell
12 1 (0.48%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 49 (23.44%) Security Cleared
2 32 (15.31%) SC Cleared
3 14 (6.70%) DV Cleared
4 13 (6.22%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 13 (6.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 12 (5.74%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (4.78%) Degree
6 10 (4.78%) MCSA
6 10 (4.78%) MCSE
7 8 (3.83%) RHCE
8 3 (1.44%) ACSA
8 3 (1.44%) CCNA
8 3 (1.44%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.44%) Network+ Certification
9 2 (0.96%) A+ Certification
9 2 (0.96%) CCENT
9 2 (0.96%) MCITP
9 2 (0.96%) MCTS
10 1 (0.48%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.48%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (9.09%) SLA
2 7 (3.35%) PMO
3 3 (1.44%) GCP
4 1 (0.48%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 55 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 51 (24.40%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 46 (22.01%) Active Directory
3 46 (22.01%) VMware ESXi
4 39 (18.66%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 30 (14.35%) Hyper-V
6 29 (13.88%) NFS
7 26 (12.44%) Veritas File System
8 25 (11.96%) Virtual Machines
9 15 (7.18%) KVM
10 14 (6.70%) Oracle RAC
11 13 (6.22%) Samba
11 13 (6.22%) SRDF
12 11 (5.26%) Firmware
12 11 (5.26%) XenApp
13 9 (4.31%) Terminal Services
14 8 (3.83%) PowerHA
15 6 (2.87%) Xen
15 6 (2.87%) XenDesktop
16 5 (2.39%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 89 (42.58%) NetBackup
2 26 (12.44%) Backup Exec
3 21 (10.05%) SCOM
4 19 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
4 19 (9.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 15 (7.18%) HP Data Protector
5 15 (7.18%) SCCM
6 13 (6.22%) Microsoft Clustering
6 13 (6.22%) Netcool
6 13 (6.22%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 12 (5.74%) Ansible
8 10 (4.78%) Puppet
9 9 (4.31%) SnapVault
10 7 (3.35%) EMC NetWorker
10 7 (3.35%) EMC TimeFinder
10 7 (3.35%) NetApp OnCommand
10 7 (3.35%) Red Hat Satellite
10 7 (3.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 7 (3.35%) Veritas Storage Foundation
11 6 (2.87%) OpenView
Vendors
1 73 (34.93%) Oracle
2 69 (33.01%) HP
3 65 (31.10%) VMware
4 61 (29.19%) NetApp
5 58 (27.75%) EMC
6 57 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 57 (27.27%) Red Hat
7 47 (22.49%) Citrix
8 46 (22.01%) Symantec
9 41 (19.62%) Brocade
10 40 (19.14%) IBM
11 36 (17.22%) Cisco
12 35 (16.75%) Sun
13 21 (10.05%) 3PAR
13 21 (10.05%) Dell
14 19 (9.09%) Hitachi
14 19 (9.09%) McAfee
15 13 (6.22%) SAP
15 13 (6.22%) SolarWinds
16 11 (5.26%) EqualLogic