The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Symmetrix DMX in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Symmetrix DMX over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the City of London region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
EMC Symmetrix DMX
Rank 208 191 219
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +28
Contract jobs citing Symmetrix DMX 2 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.031% 0.096% 0.062%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.095% 0.31% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 3
Average daily rate £424 £358 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.53% -20.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £245 £438 £400
% change year-on-year
-44.00% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2104 1962 2676
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 32.60% 31.48% 33.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1574 1453 2002
Average daily rate £500 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 54 81
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £16.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £135.00 £46.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
Symmetrix DMX
London

Symmetrix DMX
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Symmetrix DMX across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Symmetrix DMX Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Symmetrix DMX
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Symmetrix DMX across the City of London region.

Symmetrix DMX Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Symmetrix DMX
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Symmetrix DMX across the City of London region.

Symmetrix DMX Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Symmetrix DMX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Symmetrix DMX also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Symmetrix DMX.

1 14 (100.00%) EMC
2 11 (78.57%) SAN
3 10 (71.43%) Isilon
4 9 (64.29%) NetApp
4 9 (64.29%) Cisco
5 8 (57.14%) ITIL
5 8 (57.14%) Brocade
5 8 (57.14%) Capacity Management
6 6 (42.86%) SRDF
7 5 (35.71%) UNIX
8 4 (28.57%) Oracle
8 4 (28.57%) VMware
8 4 (28.57%) Data Management
8 4 (28.57%) NCDA
9 3 (21.43%) Asset Management
9 3 (21.43%) CLARiiON
9 3 (21.43%) Degree
9 3 (21.43%) Windows
10 2 (14.29%) SLA
10 2 (14.29%) Citrix
10 2 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
10 2 (14.29%) SQL
10 2 (14.29%) Solaris
10 2 (14.29%) Linux
10 2 (14.29%) Veritas
10 2 (14.29%) Service Management
10 2 (14.29%) Change Management
10 2 (14.29%) Security Management
10 2 (14.29%) Telecoms

Symmetrix DMX
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Symmetrix DMX also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Symmetrix DMX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 11 (78.57%) SAN
2 1 (7.14%) NAS
2 1 (7.14%) LDAP
2 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Exadata
General
1 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Storage Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Manager
4 1 (7.14%) EMC Storage Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Storage Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Server Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) UNIX Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Storage Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) EMC Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) CLARiiON
2 1 (7.14%) Symmetrix
2 1 (7.14%) EMC Centera
2 1 (7.14%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (7.14%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (7.14%) Freedom of Information Act
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Wiki
2 1 (7.14%) Celerra
2 1 (7.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) UNIX
2 3 (21.43%) Windows
3 2 (14.29%) Solaris
3 2 (14.29%) Linux
3 2 (14.29%) SUSE
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.14%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) ITIL
1 8 (57.14%) Capacity Management
2 4 (28.57%) Data Management
3 3 (21.43%) Asset Management
4 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 2 (14.29%) Service Management
4 2 (14.29%) Change Management
4 2 (14.29%) Security Management
4 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 2 (14.29%) Budget Control
5 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
5 1 (7.14%) Software Architecture
5 1 (7.14%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
5 1 (7.14%) Resource Management
5 1 (7.14%) RDF
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) Korn
2 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
2 1 (7.14%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) NCDA
2 3 (21.43%) Degree
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) SRDF
2 2 (14.29%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (14.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) EMC TimeFinder
1 1 (7.14%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) EMC
2 10 (71.43%) Isilon
3 9 (64.29%) NetApp
3 9 (64.29%) Cisco
4 8 (57.14%) Brocade
5 4 (28.57%) Oracle
5 4 (28.57%) VMware
6 2 (14.29%) Citrix
6 2 (14.29%) Veritas
6 2 (14.29%) HP
7 1 (7.14%) 3PAR
7 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
7 1 (7.14%) Sun