The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 3 months to 26 April 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
England / West Midlands
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 113 130 127
Rank change year-on-year +17 -3  
Contract jobs citing Veritas 1 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.047% 0.31% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.11% 0.64% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 1
Median daily rate - £355 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -11.25%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £388 £375
% change year-on-year -4.51% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £42.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -65.47% +20.00%  

Veritas is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 885 1406 1360
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 41.16% 49.09% 50.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 522 742 749
Median daily rate £400 £399 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.25% +10.83%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 43 89
Median hourly rate £18.00 £14.44 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.69% -35.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.43 £10.73 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £22.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -13.15% +8.57%  

Veritas
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Veritas as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Veritas in the West Midlands

Veritas
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Veritas in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Veritas in the West Midlands

Veritas
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Veritas in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Veritas in the West Midlands

Veritas
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Veritas within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Coventry +10 1 - - 2
Veritas
England

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Veritas.

1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) Electronics
2 5 (83.33%) Telecoms
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Degree
2 5 (83.33%) Computer Science
2 5 (83.33%) Network Security
2 5 (83.33%) Migration
2 5 (83.33%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (83.33%) vCenter Server
3 4 (66.67%) Customer Requirements
3 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (50.00%) Change Management
4 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (50.00%) Knowledge Management
4 3 (50.00%) Escalation Management
4 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (50.00%) Citrix
4 3 (50.00%) Windows
5 2 (33.33%) ITIL
5 2 (33.33%) IBM
5 2 (33.33%) HP
5 2 (33.33%) Dell
5 2 (33.33%) SAN
5 2 (33.33%) VMware ESX
5 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V

Veritas
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) Network Security
2 2 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (16.67%) NetScaler
3 1 (16.67%) VoIP
3 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
General
1 5 (83.33%) Electronics
1 5 (83.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Wintel Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Wintel Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Unix Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Unix Linux Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Wintel Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Computer Science
2 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Unix
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Migration
1 5 (83.33%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (66.67%) Customer Requirements
3 3 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (50.00%) Change Management
3 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (50.00%) Escalation Management
3 3 (50.00%) Knowledge Management
3 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
4 2 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (16.67%) CCA
2 1 (16.67%) CCNP
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (16.67%) MCSE
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (33.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) vCenter Server
2 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
2 1 (16.67%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Citrix
4 2 (33.33%) Dell
4 2 (33.33%) HP
4 2 (33.33%) IBM
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco
5 1 (16.67%) NetApp
5 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds