The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Symmetrix in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Symmetrix over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
EMC Symmetrix
Rank 565 563 529
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -34
Contract jobs citing Symmetrix 13 6 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.025% 0.012% 0.085%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.080% 0.039% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 18
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£600 £376 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.46% -9.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £425 £406
% change year-on-year
- +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
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 England region.

Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
16171 15218 16173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.95% 31.55% 30.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 9949 9558 9540
Average daily rate £413 £420 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.72% +1.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 681 614 799
Average hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.57% -24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.10 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

Symmetrix
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Symmetrix Jobs Demand Trend in England

Symmetrix
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Symmetrix Daily Rate Trend in England

Symmetrix
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Symmetrix Hourly Rate Trend in England

Symmetrix
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 Symmetrix within the England region over the 3 months to 19 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +24 13 £600 +63.26%
Yorkshire - - - -
South West - - - -
East of England - - - -
Symmetrix
UK

Symmetrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 15 (100.00%) EMC
2 13 (86.67%) IBM
3 12 (80.00%) Sun
3 12 (80.00%) Sybase
3 12 (80.00%) DB2
3 12 (80.00%) Solaris
3 12 (80.00%) Linux
3 12 (80.00%) Red Hat
3 12 (80.00%) CLARiiON
3 12 (80.00%) Sybase ASE
3 12 (80.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (80.00%) Enterprise Storage
4 11 (73.33%) Banking
4 11 (73.33%) Perl
5 10 (66.67%) Investment Banking
5 10 (66.67%) Replication
6 8 (53.33%) SQL
7 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (26.67%) Finance
9 3 (20.00%) SAN
9 3 (20.00%) NoSQL
9 3 (20.00%) Big Data
9 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
10 1 (6.67%) Symmetrix DMX
10 1 (6.67%) SRDF
10 1 (6.67%) CMDB
10 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
10 1 (6.67%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (6.67%) VMware
10 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX

Symmetrix
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (80.00%) DB2
1 12 (80.00%) Sybase ASE
2 3 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (20.00%) Big Data
General
1 11 (73.33%) Banking
2 10 (66.67%) Investment Banking
3 4 (26.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) DBA
1 7 (46.67%) Sybase DBA
2 6 (40.00%) Consultant
3 4 (26.67%) Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Database Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Sybase Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Database Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) DB2 Specialist
4 2 (13.33%) Storage Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Senior DBA
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Sybase DBA
5 1 (6.67%) Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) EMC Storage Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Backup Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 12 (80.00%) CLARiiON
1 12 (80.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 10 (66.67%) Replication
3 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.67%) Symmetrix DMX
4 1 (6.67%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Solaris
1 12 (80.00%) Linux
1 12 (80.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (6.67%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) Perl
2 8 (53.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) NCDA
1 1 (6.67%) NCIE
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) SRDF
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Tivoli
1 1 (6.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) EMC
2 13 (86.67%) IBM
3 12 (80.00%) Sun
3 12 (80.00%) Sybase
3 12 (80.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.67%) VMware
4 1 (6.67%) NetApp
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco