The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Symmetrix 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 over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
EMC Symmetrix
Rank 149 188 204
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +16
Contract jobs citing Symmetrix 1 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.032% 0.078% 0.017%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.079% 0.20% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Average daily rate - £475 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £475 -
% change year-on-year
-14.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 - -
Symmetrix
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1266 1974 2331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 40.23% 38.55% 39.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 973 1540 1690
Average daily rate £500 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 31 36
Average hourly rate £19.99 £17.87 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.89% -10.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £13.25 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.60 £27.37 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

Symmetrix
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Symmetrix Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Symmetrix
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 across the City of London region.

Symmetrix Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Symmetrix
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 across the City of London region.

Symmetrix Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Symmetrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Symmetrix 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.

1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Sybase
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) NFS
1 1 (100.00%) Sun
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Financial Institution
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (100.00%) EMC Centera
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Investment Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Korn
1 1 (100.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (100.00%) Celerra
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Hedge funds

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Symmetrix 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Financial Institution
1 1 (100.00%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Celerra
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) EMC Centera
1 1 (100.00%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management
1 1 (100.00%) Patch Management
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Korn
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) NFS
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (100.00%) Icinga
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Sun
1 1 (100.00%) Sybase
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas
1 1 (100.00%) VMware