Period
to 18 December 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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 707 667 608
Rank change year-on-year -40 -59 -25
Contract jobs citing Veritas 198 234 287
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.23% 0.28%
As % of the Vendors category 0.45% 0.54% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 134 201
UK median daily rate £394 £410 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.96% +12.33% -8.75%
10th Percentile £216 £300 £275
90th Percentile £509 £525 £481
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £340
% change year-on-year -6.67% +10.29% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 4
UK median hourly rate £20.50 £25.63 £48.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% -47.16% +79.63%
10th Percentile £20.25 £21.57 £38.33
90th Percentile £20.75 £27.50 £58.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £25.00 £48.50
% change year-on-year - -48.45% +77.98%

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 44,313 43,632 46,101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.26% 42.24% 45.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 27,527 27,352 28,197
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £256 £235 £240
90th Percentile £625 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,627 1,407 1,683
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.06% -5.71%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.69 £10.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £45.50 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.88 £16.75 £16.50
% change year-on-year +0.75% +1.52% -2.94%

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 December 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 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 18 December 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 -37 180 £400 -2.44% 16
UK excluding London -62 126 £350 -6.67% 10
London +21 69 £400 -8.57% 7
North of England -15 48 £400 +14.29% 2
Yorkshire +19 35 £388 -8.82% 2
South East -34 26 £338 -25.00% 1
South West -22 21 £475 +11.76% 3
Scotland +2 16 £293 -25.24%
Midlands -14 14 £350 +9.38% 1
East Midlands +15 13 £350 +8.53%
North West -3 13 £425 +1.19%
East of England -16 1 £200 -33.33% 2
West Midlands -34 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, 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.

1 122 (61.62%) Windows
2 86 (43.43%) VMware
3 82 (41.41%) NetBackup
4 76 (38.38%) SAN
5 65 (32.83%) Microsoft
6 60 (30.30%) HP
7 58 (29.29%) Active Directory
8 53 (26.77%) Linux
8 53 (26.77%) Windows Server
9 49 (24.75%) Unix
10 47 (23.74%) EMC
10 47 (23.74%) VMware Infrastructure
11 41 (20.71%) Oracle
11 41 (20.71%) Finance
12 40 (20.20%) Clustering
13 38 (19.19%) Migration
13 38 (19.19%) IBM
14 37 (18.69%) Windows Server 2008
15 36 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
15 36 (18.18%) SQL
16 35 (17.68%) PowerShell
17 34 (17.17%) DNS
18 33 (16.67%) NetApp
19 32 (16.16%) Office 365
20 31 (15.66%) Citrix
21 30 (15.15%) Cisco
21 30 (15.15%) NAS
22 29 (14.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 28 (14.14%) Security Cleared
23 28 (14.14%) Amazon AWS

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 27 (13.64%) MS Exchange
2 19 (9.60%) SharePoint
3 14 (7.07%) Skype for Business
4 8 (4.04%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (2.53%) Apache
5 5 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (2.53%) IIS
5 5 (2.53%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (1.52%) Live Communications Server
7 2 (1.01%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.51%) Confluence
8 1 (0.51%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.51%) JBoss
8 1 (0.51%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.51%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.51%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.51%) WildFly
Applications
1 13 (6.57%) MS Visio
2 12 (6.06%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (6.06%) Microsoft Project
3 6 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.02%) Dynamics NAV
1 4 (2.02%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 32 (16.16%) Office 365
2 28 (14.14%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (5.05%) Amazon Glacier
4 7 (3.54%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (2.53%) IaaS
5 5 (2.53%) PaaS
6 4 (2.02%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (1.01%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.51%) G Suite
8 1 (0.51%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 76 (38.38%) SAN
2 34 (17.17%) DNS
3 30 (15.15%) NAS
4 23 (11.62%) iSCSI
5 20 (10.10%) DHCP
6 14 (7.07%) Skype
6 14 (7.07%) TCP/IP
7 13 (6.57%) Internet
8 10 (5.05%) Fibre Channel
8 10 (5.05%) WAN
9 9 (4.55%) Firewall
9 9 (4.55%) LAN
10 8 (4.04%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (1.52%) IPv6
11 3 (1.52%) SMTP
11 3 (1.52%) SSH
12 2 (1.01%) FTP
12 2 (1.01%) IGMP
12 2 (1.01%) NetScaler
12 2 (1.01%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (7.07%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.53%) MongoDB
3 4 (2.02%) Big Data
3 4 (2.02%) Hadoop
3 4 (2.02%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.52%) MS Access
4 3 (1.52%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.01%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.51%) MySQL
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.51%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.51%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (5.05%) HP UFT
1 10 (5.05%) WinRunner
2 2 (1.01%) JIRA
2 2 (1.01%) Oracle Forms
General
1 41 (20.71%) Finance
2 15 (7.58%) Banking
3 10 (5.05%) Financial Institution
4 8 (4.04%) Legal
5 6 (3.03%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.53%) Electronics
6 5 (2.53%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.53%) Marketing
6 5 (2.53%) Retail
7 2 (1.01%) Games
8 1 (0.51%) Law
8 1 (0.51%) Military
8 1 (0.51%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 25 (12.63%) Administrator
2 23 (11.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 17 (8.59%) Analyst
3 17 (8.59%) Consultant
3 17 (8.59%) NetBackup Engineer
4 13 (6.57%) Architect
5 12 (6.06%) Backup Engineer
5 12 (6.06%) Systems Administrator
6 11 (5.56%) Wintel Engineer
7 9 (4.55%) IT Engineer
7 9 (4.55%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (4.55%) Storage Engineer
8 8 (4.04%) Infrastructure Architect
8 8 (4.04%) Unix Administrator
8 8 (4.04%) Windows Engineer
9 7 (3.54%) Veritas Engineer
10 6 (3.03%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 6 (3.03%) AIX Administrator
10 6 (3.03%) PowerShell Engineer
11 5 (2.53%) NetBackup Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (7.07%) Middleware
2 9 (4.55%) LDAP
3 4 (2.02%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 2 (1.01%) Web Services
5 1 (0.51%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (0.51%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 40 (20.20%) Clustering
2 21 (10.61%) Data Centre
3 10 (5.05%) Enterprise Storage
3 10 (5.05%) PDA
4 7 (3.54%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.54%) HP Storage
4 7 (3.54%) Replication
5 6 (3.03%) Hedge funds
6 4 (2.02%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.02%) EMC VNX
6 4 (2.02%) LPAR
6 4 (2.02%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (1.52%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.52%) EMC Centera
7 3 (1.52%) Fat Client
7 3 (1.52%) FlexPod
7 3 (1.52%) HP StoreVirtual
7 3 (1.52%) Thin Client
7 3 (1.52%) VxBlock/Vblock
8 2 (1.01%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 122 (61.62%) Windows
2 53 (26.77%) Linux
2 53 (26.77%) Windows Server
3 49 (24.75%) Unix
4 37 (18.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 29 (14.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 28 (14.14%) AIX
6 28 (14.14%) Solaris
7 23 (11.62%) Windows Server 2003
8 22 (11.11%) Windows 7
9 21 (10.61%) Windows Server 2012
10 14 (7.07%) Windows 10
11 10 (5.05%) Windows XP
12 7 (3.54%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 6 (3.03%) Windows 8
14 5 (2.53%) HPUX
15 2 (1.01%) Android
15 2 (1.01%) Data ONTAP
15 2 (1.01%) VMS
16 1 (0.51%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (19.19%) Migration
2 25 (12.63%) Disaster Recovery
2 25 (12.63%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 22 (11.11%) Change Management
4 21 (10.61%) Storage Management
5 19 (9.60%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (7.58%) ITIL
7 14 (7.07%) Root Cause Analysis
8 13 (6.57%) Data Protection
8 13 (6.57%) Patch Management
8 13 (6.57%) Problem-Solving
9 12 (6.06%) Problem Management
10 11 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
11 10 (5.05%) High Availability
11 10 (5.05%) Software Testing
11 10 (5.05%) Test Automation
11 10 (5.05%) Test Scripting
12 9 (4.55%) Incident Management
12 9 (4.55%) Smoke Testing
13 8 (4.04%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (18.18%) SQL
2 35 (17.68%) PowerShell
3 17 (8.59%) Bash Shell
4 12 (6.06%) JavaScript
5 10 (5.05%) Perl
6 9 (4.55%) Shell Script
7 7 (3.54%) Python
8 4 (2.02%) Korn
9 3 (1.52%) C
10 2 (1.01%) Java
10 2 (1.01%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.51%) AWK
11 1 (0.51%) Bourne shell
11 1 (0.51%) C#
Qualifications
1 28 (14.14%) Security Cleared
2 16 (8.08%) SC Cleared
3 11 (5.56%) DV Cleared
4 10 (5.05%) ISTQB
5 8 (4.04%) RHCE
6 7 (3.54%) SNIA Certification
7 6 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (3.03%) RHCSA
8 5 (2.53%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (2.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (2.02%) Degree
9 4 (2.02%) RHCVA
10 3 (1.52%) Computer Science Degree
10 3 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.52%) MCSE
10 3 (1.52%) VCAP
11 2 (1.01%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (1.01%) VCP5
11 2 (1.01%) VCP6
12 1 (0.51%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.03%) SLA
2 3 (1.52%) QA
3 2 (1.01%) GDPR
System Software
1 58 (29.29%) Active Directory
2 47 (23.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
4 25 (12.63%) Hyper-V
5 16 (8.08%) Virtual Desktop
6 14 (7.07%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 13 (6.57%) vSphere
8 10 (5.05%) Virtual Servers
9 9 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
9 9 (4.55%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 9 (4.55%) XenApp
10 7 (3.54%) DFS Replication
10 7 (3.54%) NFS
11 6 (3.03%) Oracle RAC
11 6 (3.03%) XenDesktop
12 5 (2.53%) Firmware
12 5 (2.53%) KVM
12 5 (2.53%) Virtual Machines
13 4 (2.02%) ISA Server
13 4 (2.02%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 82 (41.41%) NetBackup
2 21 (10.61%) SCCM
3 18 (9.09%) Backup Exec
4 17 (8.59%) Microsoft Clustering
5 13 (6.57%) Tivoli
6 11 (5.56%) SCOM
6 11 (5.56%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 10 (5.05%) HP ALM
7 10 (5.05%) McAfee ePO
7 10 (5.05%) OpenView
7 10 (5.05%) vCenter Server
8 8 (4.04%) Netcool
8 8 (4.04%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 8 (4.04%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 6 (3.03%) Ansible
9 6 (3.03%) Red Hat Satellite
9 6 (3.03%) Terraform
10 5 (2.53%) BladeLogic
10 5 (2.53%) Oracle RMAN
10 5 (2.53%) WSUS
Vendors
1 86 (43.43%) VMware
2 65 (32.83%) Microsoft
3 60 (30.30%) HP
4 47 (23.74%) EMC
5 41 (20.71%) Oracle
6 38 (19.19%) IBM
7 33 (16.67%) NetApp
8 31 (15.66%) Citrix
9 30 (15.15%) Cisco
10 23 (11.62%) Red Hat
11 17 (8.59%) McAfee
11 17 (8.59%) Symantec
12 15 (7.58%) Dell
13 13 (6.57%) Veeam
14 11 (5.56%) Brocade
14 11 (5.56%) Google
15 10 (5.05%) Ivanti
15 10 (5.05%) Nimble Storage
16 8 (4.04%) IronPort
17 7 (3.54%) BMC