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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
EMC Symmetrix
Rank 199 222 211
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -11
Contract jobs citing Symmetrix 3 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.051% 0.027% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.15% 0.073% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
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£263 £368 £416
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -11.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £368 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £368 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £406
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £50.00
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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
2053 2755 2829
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 34.57% 37.79% 38.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1545 2076 2101
Average daily rate £470 £475 £498
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.05% -4.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £296 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 49 66
Average hourly rate £15.50 £19.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.51% -11.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.50 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.60 £34.85 £39.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.69 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -21.37%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Symmetrix across the City of London region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Symmetrix Daily Rate Histogram 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 21 October 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) IBM
1 5 (100.00%) EMC
2 3 (60.00%) Sun
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (60.00%) Perl
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Sybase
2 3 (60.00%) DB2
2 3 (60.00%) Solaris
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Replication
2 3 (60.00%) CLARiiON
2 3 (60.00%) Banking
2 3 (60.00%) Sybase ASE
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (60.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) NCDA
3 2 (40.00%) NCIE
3 2 (40.00%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (40.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (40.00%) NFS
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) UNIX
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Tivoli
3 2 (40.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (40.00%) SAN
3 2 (40.00%) NetApp

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
1 2 (40.00%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) DB2
1 3 (60.00%) Sybase ASE
General
1 3 (60.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) DBA
1 3 (60.00%) Sybase DBA
2 2 (40.00%) Senior DBA
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Sybase DBA
3 1 (20.00%) EMC Storage Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) EMC Storage Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) EMC Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Storage Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Replication
1 3 (60.00%) CLARiiON
1 3 (60.00%) Enterprise Storage
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Solaris
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (40.00%) UNIX
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Perl
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) NCDA
1 2 (40.00%) NCIE
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Tivoli
1 2 (40.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) IBM
1 5 (100.00%) EMC
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (60.00%) Sun
2 3 (60.00%) Sybase
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) NetApp