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 20 April 2015 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
EMC Symmetrix
Rank 177 213 195
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -18
Contract jobs citing Symmetrix 9 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.17% 0.047% 0.081%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.45% 0.12% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 3
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£320 £425 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.70% +16.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £425 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £435 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 - £413
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
1991 2471 2300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 36.57% 38.34% 37.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1508 1838 1717
Average daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 36 51
Average hourly rate £18.70 £22.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.88% +2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.85 £13.17 £15.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.85 £41.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.85
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -12.47%

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 20 April 2015.

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 20 April 2015, 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 12 (100.00%) EMC
2 11 (91.67%) SAN
3 10 (83.33%) Windows
3 10 (83.33%) Cisco
4 7 (58.33%) NetApp
5 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (41.67%) NFS
6 5 (41.67%) VMware
6 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (41.67%) SRDF
6 5 (41.67%) NCDA
6 5 (41.67%) NCIE
7 4 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (33.33%) Symmetrix DMX
7 4 (33.33%) Finance
7 4 (33.33%) Migration
7 4 (33.33%) UNIX
7 4 (33.33%) HPUX
8 3 (25.00%) IBM
8 3 (25.00%) Tivoli
8 3 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 3 (25.00%) Banking
8 3 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (16.67%) Replication
9 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
10 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
10 1 (8.33%) Dell
10 1 (8.33%) SQL
10 1 (8.33%) T-SQL

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

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (8.33%) Lync
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 11 (91.67%) SAN
2 3 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (8.33%) DHCP
3 1 (8.33%) DNS
3 1 (8.33%) iSCSI
3 1 (8.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) DTS
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) ERwin
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Administrator
2 4 (33.33%) Storage Administrator
3 3 (25.00%) Consultant
3 3 (25.00%) Storage Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) EMC Storage Administrator
4 2 (16.67%) Storage Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) DBA
5 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Support Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (8.33%) SQL DBA
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Storage Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Wintel Support
5 1 (8.33%) EMC Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) EMC Storage Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Wintel Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Storage Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) Server Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Storage Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Symmetrix DMX
2 2 (16.67%) Replication
3 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (8.33%) CLARiiON
3 1 (8.33%) Clustering
3 1 (8.33%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (33.33%) UNIX
4 4 (33.33%) HPUX
5 1 (8.33%) Solaris
5 1 (8.33%) Linux
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 2000
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (8.33%) Workflow
2 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (8.33%) Change Control
2 1 (8.33%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
1 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
1 1 (8.33%) VBScript
1 1 (8.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) NCDA
1 5 (41.67%) NCIE
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) NFS
1 5 (41.67%) SRDF
2 4 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (8.33%) XenApp
3 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
3 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Tivoli
1 3 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (8.33%) EMC Navisphere
2 1 (8.33%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (8.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) EMC
2 10 (83.33%) Cisco
3 7 (58.33%) NetApp
4 5 (41.67%) VMware
5 3 (25.00%) IBM
6 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 1 (8.33%) Dell
7 1 (8.33%) Oracle
7 1 (8.33%) Symantec
7 1 (8.33%) Remedy
7 1 (8.33%) Citrix
7 1 (8.33%) AppSense
7 1 (8.33%) Altiris
7 1 (8.33%) Infoblox
7 1 (8.33%) Isilon