Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 707 663 579
Rank change year-on-year -44 -84 -26
Contract jobs citing Veritas 135 238 319
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.23% 0.32%
As % of the Vendors category 0.35% 0.55% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 133 207
UK median daily rate £425 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -12.50% -
10th Percentile £307 £236 £271
90th Percentile £537 £488 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £335 £388
% change year-on-year +26.87% -13.55% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 8
UK median hourly rate £44.75 £20.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +118.29% -18.00% -40.48%
10th Percentile £29.88 £20.25 £18.93
90th Percentile £47.00 £48.32 £27.06
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.75 £47.47 £25.00
% change year-on-year -5.72% +89.86% -40.48%

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 38,151 43,308 42,852
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.94% 42.01% 43.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,901 26,821 26,368
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.65% +4.24%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £250
90th Percentile £638 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,430 1,660 1,406
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - -
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £51.76 £46.75 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £16.50 £16.81
% change year-on-year +12.12% -1.81% -3.97%

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 19 September 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 19 September 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Veritas in the UK

Veritas
Top 13 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 19 September 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 +15 115 £425 +11.84% 27
UK excluding London -19 95 £425 +26.87% 23
London +9 38 £475 +20.63% 5
East of England +46 24 £350 -1.41% 1
South East +8 23 £425 +13.33% 7
North of England +21 19 £425 - 8
Scotland -5 16 £363 +27.19%
Yorkshire +27 11 £425 - 1
South West -12 9 £500 +61.29% 4
North West +10 8 £375 -16.67% 4
Wales - 3 £420 - 1
West Midlands +31 1 £425 +17.24% 2
Midlands +15 1 £425 +14.86% 2

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 77 (57.04%) Linux
2 70 (51.85%) VMware
3 57 (42.22%) Windows
4 50 (37.04%) NetBackup
5 49 (36.30%) Microsoft
6 48 (35.56%) VMware Infrastructure
7 47 (34.81%) EMC
7 47 (34.81%) Unix
8 40 (29.63%) SQL
9 39 (28.89%) Active Directory
9 39 (28.89%) Security Cleared
10 38 (28.15%) Clustering
11 35 (25.93%) SAN
11 35 (25.93%) IBM
12 34 (25.19%) NetApp
12 34 (25.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 34 (25.19%) Hyper-V
13 32 (23.70%) Red Hat
13 32 (23.70%) Perl
14 31 (22.96%) Azure
15 30 (22.22%) AIX
15 30 (22.22%) Solaris
16 28 (20.74%) AWS
17 27 (20.00%) Citrix
17 27 (20.00%) DNS
18 25 (18.52%) SC Cleared
19 24 (17.78%) Windows Server 2008
20 23 (17.04%) Agile Software Development
20 23 (17.04%) LDAP
20 23 (17.04%) Oracle

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 19 (14.07%) SharePoint
2 13 (9.63%) IIS
3 5 (3.70%) IBM Domino
3 5 (3.70%) MS Exchange
3 5 (3.70%) WebSphere
4 4 (2.96%) Cloud Foundry
4 4 (2.96%) IBM Notes
4 4 (2.96%) Skype for Business
5 3 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.48%) NetWeaver
6 2 (1.48%) SAP EP
7 1 (0.74%) Apache
7 1 (0.74%) SAS
7 1 (0.74%) Tomcat
Applications
1 17 (12.59%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (4.44%) MS Visio
3 5 (3.70%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 31 (22.96%) Azure
2 28 (20.74%) AWS
3 20 (14.81%) Office 365
4 18 (13.33%) GitHub
5 7 (5.19%) GCP
6 5 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (2.96%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 35 (25.93%) SAN
2 27 (20.00%) DNS
3 16 (11.85%) NAS
4 15 (11.11%) TCP/IP
5 9 (6.67%) Firewall
6 7 (5.19%) Skype
7 6 (4.44%) DHCP
8 5 (3.70%) Internet
8 5 (3.70%) iSCSI
9 4 (2.96%) Ethernet
9 4 (2.96%) FTP
10 3 (2.22%) VLAN
11 2 (1.48%) 2G
11 2 (1.48%) 3G
11 2 (1.48%) 3GPP
11 2 (1.48%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (1.48%) Fibre Channel
11 2 (1.48%) LAN
11 2 (1.48%) WAN
11 2 (1.48%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.63%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.41%) DB2
3 8 (5.93%) Oracle Database
4 5 (3.70%) IBM InfoSphere
4 5 (3.70%) Ingres
5 4 (2.96%) Big Data
5 4 (2.96%) RDBMS
5 4 (2.96%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.22%) Oracle Exadata
7 2 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.48%) MaxDB
7 2 (1.48%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.74%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.74%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.74%) MySQL
8 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.74%) Oracle OWB
8 1 (0.74%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.74%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 14 (10.37%) JIRA
2 13 (9.63%) StarTeam
3 12 (8.89%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.96%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.74%) Bazaar
5 1 (0.74%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.74%) Subversion
General
1 20 (14.81%) Finance
2 17 (12.59%) Banking
3 6 (4.44%) Investment Banking
3 6 (4.44%) Public Sector
4 5 (3.70%) Publishing
5 2 (1.48%) Back Office
5 2 (1.48%) Law
5 2 (1.48%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.74%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.74%) Legal
6 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.74%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (26.67%) Administrator
2 18 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
3 15 (11.11%) Unix Administrator
4 12 (8.89%) Consultant
4 12 (8.89%) Storage Engineer
4 12 (8.89%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 11 (8.15%) Backup Administrator
5 11 (8.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (7.41%) Architect
6 10 (7.41%) DevOps Engineer
7 9 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
8 8 (5.93%) Linux Engineer
8 8 (5.93%) Server Engineer
8 8 (5.93%) Test Engineer
9 7 (5.19%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 7 (5.19%) Windows Engineer
10 6 (4.44%) Designer
10 6 (4.44%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 6 (4.44%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 6 (4.44%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (17.04%) LDAP
2 5 (3.70%) RESTful
2 5 (3.70%) Swagger
3 3 (2.22%) Middleware
3 3 (2.22%) Regular Expression
4 2 (1.48%) 802.1X
4 2 (1.48%) SAP PI
4 2 (1.48%) XML
4 2 (1.48%) X-Windows
5 1 (0.74%) SAML
5 1 (0.74%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 38 (28.15%) Clustering
2 13 (9.63%) HACMP
2 13 (9.63%) Replication
3 11 (8.15%) Data Centre
4 9 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (5.93%) Client/Server
6 5 (3.70%) Blog
6 5 (3.70%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.96%) PKI
8 3 (2.22%) EMC VMAX
8 3 (2.22%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (2.22%) Oracle Exalogic
9 2 (1.48%) EMC Centera
9 2 (1.48%) EMC VNX
9 2 (1.48%) EMC VNXe
9 2 (1.48%) iSeries
9 2 (1.48%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (1.48%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.48%) VxBlock/Vblock
10 1 (0.74%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 77 (57.04%) Linux
2 57 (42.22%) Windows
3 47 (34.81%) Unix
4 34 (25.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 30 (22.22%) AIX
5 30 (22.22%) Solaris
6 24 (17.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 22 (16.30%) Windows Server
8 20 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
9 18 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 15 (11.11%) Windows 10
11 13 (9.63%) Windows XP
12 11 (8.15%) Windows 7
13 5 (3.70%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 4 (2.96%) SUSE
15 2 (1.48%) CentOS
15 2 (1.48%) Ubuntu
15 2 (1.48%) Windows 2000
16 1 (0.74%) Data ONTAP
16 1 (0.74%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (17.04%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (13.33%) Change Management
2 18 (13.33%) Migration
3 17 (12.59%) Disaster Recovery
3 17 (12.59%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 17 (12.59%) ITIL
4 14 (10.37%) Test Scripting
5 13 (9.63%) DevOps
5 13 (9.63%) Scrum
5 13 (9.63%) Server Virtualisation
6 12 (8.89%) Smoke Testing
6 12 (8.89%) Storage Management
6 12 (8.89%) Task Automation
7 11 (8.15%) High Availability
7 11 (8.15%) Problem-Solving
8 10 (7.41%) Capacity Planning
9 9 (6.67%) Configuration Management
9 9 (6.67%) Data Management
9 9 (6.67%) Infrastructure as Code
9 9 (6.67%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (29.63%) SQL
2 32 (23.70%) Perl
3 21 (15.56%) Python
4 19 (14.07%) Java
5 15 (11.11%) PowerShell
6 10 (7.41%) Ruby
7 9 (6.67%) Bash Shell
7 9 (6.67%) Korn
8 7 (5.19%) Go
9 6 (4.44%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.48%) ABAP
10 2 (1.48%) AWK
10 2 (1.48%) PHP
10 2 (1.48%) VBScript
11 1 (0.74%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (28.89%) Security Cleared
2 25 (18.52%) SC Cleared
3 15 (11.11%) MCSE
3 15 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (10.37%) MCITP
5 13 (9.63%) ISTQB
5 13 (9.63%) MCSA
5 13 (9.63%) MCTS
6 12 (8.89%) DV Cleared
7 11 (8.15%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.48%) RHCE
8 2 (1.48%) RHCSA
8 2 (1.48%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.74%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.74%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.74%) Degree
9 1 (0.74%) Server+ Certification
9 1 (0.74%) SNIA Certification
9 1 (0.74%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.96%) SLA
2 1 (0.74%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.74%) GDPR
System Software
1 48 (35.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (28.89%) Active Directory
3 34 (25.19%) Hyper-V
4 23 (17.04%) VMware ESXi
5 21 (15.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 15 (11.11%) Docker
6 15 (11.11%) vSphere
7 13 (9.63%) KVM
8 11 (8.15%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 10 (7.41%) NFS
10 7 (5.19%) Microsoft App-V
11 6 (4.44%) Firmware
11 6 (4.44%) Samba
12 5 (3.70%) SRDF
12 5 (3.70%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 4 (2.96%) Virtual Machines
14 3 (2.22%) Cronacle
14 3 (2.22%) PowerHA
14 3 (2.22%) Veritas File System
14 3 (2.22%) Xen
Systems Management
1 50 (37.04%) NetBackup
2 21 (15.56%) SCCM
3 17 (12.59%) Ansible
4 16 (11.85%) Puppet
5 13 (9.63%) McAfee ePO
5 13 (9.63%) Netcool
6 12 (8.89%) Backup Exec
6 12 (8.89%) Tivoli
6 12 (8.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 11 (8.15%) Single Sign-On
8 8 (5.93%) Opscode Chef
9 7 (5.19%) Avamar
9 7 (5.19%) Nagios
10 6 (4.44%) vCenter Server
11 4 (2.96%) EMC NetWorker
12 3 (2.22%) NetApp OnCommand
12 3 (2.22%) SCOM
12 3 (2.22%) SnapVault
12 3 (2.22%) WMI
13 2 (1.48%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 70 (51.85%) VMware
2 49 (36.30%) Microsoft
3 47 (34.81%) EMC
4 35 (25.93%) IBM
5 34 (25.19%) NetApp
6 32 (23.70%) Red Hat
7 27 (20.00%) Citrix
8 23 (17.04%) Oracle
9 18 (13.33%) HP
10 14 (10.37%) Veeam
11 13 (9.63%) Cisco
11 13 (9.63%) McAfee
12 12 (8.89%) 3PAR
13 10 (7.41%) Dell
14 9 (6.67%) Symantec
15 7 (5.19%) Google
15 7 (5.19%) Lotus
15 7 (5.19%) Mercator
16 6 (4.44%) Hitachi
16 6 (4.44%) Sybase