The table below looks at the statistics for Legato skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Legato over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
EMC Legato
Rank 572 534 494
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -40
Contract jobs citing Legato 7 17 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.014% 0.036% 0.090%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.17% 0.51% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 27
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£450 £368 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.36% +0.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £309 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £391 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Systems Management Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
4189 3352 2891
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.45% 7.16% 6.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2646 2069 1550
Average daily rate £425 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £503 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 136 203
Average hourly rate £20.03 £21.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% -8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.06 £12.43 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.72 £37.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £21.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-6.23% -14.68%

Legato
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Legato across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

Legato Jobs Demand Trend in England

Legato
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Legato across the England region.

Legato Daily Rate Trend in England

Legato
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Legato across the England region.

Legato Hourly Rate Trend in England

Legato
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Legato within the England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +13 7 £450 +22.36% 2
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -
South East - - - - 2
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Legato
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Legato 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 Legato.

1 11 (78.57%) EMC
2 9 (64.29%) SAN
2 9 (64.29%) Windows
3 7 (50.00%) Solaris
3 7 (50.00%) HP
4 6 (42.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 6 (42.86%) Tivoli
4 6 (42.86%) Finance
4 6 (42.86%) VMware
4 6 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (35.71%) Banking
5 5 (35.71%) EMC NetWorker
5 5 (35.71%) NetBackup
5 5 (35.71%) Cisco
6 4 (28.57%) IBM
6 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 4 (28.57%) UNIX
6 4 (28.57%) Linux
6 4 (28.57%) OpenView
6 4 (28.57%) NetApp
7 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
7 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
7 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (21.43%) SCOM
7 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
7 3 (21.43%) Clustering
7 3 (21.43%) Veeam
7 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring

Legato
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Legato 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 Legato. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 2 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (7.14%) IIS
2 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) SAN
2 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (7.14%) DHCP
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (7.14%) FCoE
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 5 (35.71%) Banking
3 2 (14.29%) Financial Institution
4 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Storage Engineer
1 5 (35.71%) Senior Storage Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Storage Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) UNIX Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Server Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Storage Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) UNIX Support
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) FlexPod Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Clustering
2 2 (14.29%) Replication
3 1 (7.14%) AS400
3 1 (7.14%) SecurID
3 1 (7.14%) VAX
3 1 (7.14%) Hedge funds
3 1 (7.14%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Solaris
3 6 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (28.57%) UNIX
4 4 (28.57%) Linux
5 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (7.14%) AIX
6 1 (7.14%) Windows 2000
6 1 (7.14%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) ITIL
1 2 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (7.14%) Server Monitoring
2 1 (7.14%) Change Management
2 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (7.14%) Data Management
2 1 (7.14%) Electronic Design Automation
2 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
2 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
1 2 (14.29%) VBScript
1 2 (14.29%) VB
1 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.14%) Bourne shell
2 1 (7.14%) Perl
2 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (14.29%) MCITP
2 2 (14.29%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
2 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) VMware ESX
2 2 (14.29%) vCloud
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) Samba
3 1 (7.14%) Sendmail
3 1 (7.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Veritas File System
3 1 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 6 (42.86%) Tivoli
2 5 (35.71%) NetBackup
2 5 (35.71%) EMC NetWorker
3 4 (28.57%) OpenView
4 3 (21.43%) SCOM
5 2 (14.29%) Backup Exec
6 1 (7.14%) Tivoli NetView
6 1 (7.14%) Netcool
6 1 (7.14%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (7.14%) Control-M
6 1 (7.14%) ARCserve
6 1 (7.14%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) EMC
2 7 (50.00%) HP
3 6 (42.86%) VMware
4 5 (35.71%) Cisco
5 4 (28.57%) IBM
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 4 (28.57%) NetApp
6 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
6 3 (21.43%) Veeam
7 2 (14.29%) Sophos
7 2 (14.29%) Brocade
7 2 (14.29%) Veritas
7 2 (14.29%) CommVault
7 2 (14.29%) Hitachi
7 2 (14.29%) Dell
8 1 (7.14%) Citrix
8 1 (7.14%) Sun
8 1 (7.14%) Wall Street Systems
8 1 (7.14%) Symantec
8 1 (7.14%) Remedy