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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Symmetrix over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
EMC Symmetrix
London / City of London
Rank - 149 184
Contract jobs citing Symmetrix 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.033% 0.059%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.083% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £220 £200
% change year-on-year
+59.09% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £26.50 -

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
1115 1209 1970
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 38.32% 40.37% 38.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 834 922 1549
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+5.13% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 20 27
Median hourly rate £21.75 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.75% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £13.00 £13.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £35.60 £22.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.71 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.96% +22.85%

Symmetrix
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Symmetrix as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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