The table below looks at the statistics for Legato skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Legato over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
EMC Legato
Rank 401 417 352
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -65
Contract jobs citing Legato 8 7 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.035% 0.029% 0.14%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.43% 0.40% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 18
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£450 £368 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.44% +4.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £298 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £393 £377
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 - £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £18.50 -
Legato
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Systems Management Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
1864 1735 1322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.09% 7.15% 6.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1340 1208 816
Average daily rate £450 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £297 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £530 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 28 56
Average hourly rate £21.50 £16.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.30% -23.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.55 £12.50 £13.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.11 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.28 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-3.42% -6.66%

Legato
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Legato Jobs Demand Trend in London

Legato
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Legato Daily Rate Trend in London

Legato
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Legato Hourly Rate Trend in London

Legato
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Legato within the London region over the 3 months to 19 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
City of London - 1 £463 -
Legato
England

Legato
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 8 (66.67%) Windows
1 8 (66.67%) EMC
2 7 (58.33%) HP
2 7 (58.33%) SAN
2 7 (58.33%) Tivoli
2 7 (58.33%) Solaris
3 6 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 5 (41.67%) OpenView
4 5 (41.67%) Finance
4 5 (41.67%) VMware
4 5 (41.67%) NetBackup
4 5 (41.67%) Cisco
4 5 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (33.33%) IBM
5 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 4 (33.33%) NetApp
5 4 (33.33%) UNIX
5 4 (33.33%) Banking
6 3 (25.00%) Backup Exec
6 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 3 (25.00%) Linux
6 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
6 3 (25.00%) Veeam
6 3 (25.00%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (25.00%) SCOM
7 2 (16.67%) Wall Street Systems
7 2 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (16.67%) Hedge funds
7 2 (16.67%) HP SIM

Legato
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) SAN
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (8.33%) FCoE
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Banking
3 2 (16.67%) Financial Institution
4 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Storage Engineer
1 5 (41.67%) Senior Storage Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Operations Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Storage Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Server Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) FlexPod Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Hedge funds
1 2 (16.67%) SecurID
1 2 (16.67%) VAX
1 2 (16.67%) Replication
1 2 (16.67%) AS400
2 1 (8.33%) Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Solaris
3 5 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (33.33%) UNIX
5 3 (25.00%) Linux
6 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (16.67%) VMS
6 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (8.33%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (8.33%) Change Management
1 1 (8.33%) Electronic Design Automation
1 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
1 1 (8.33%) Data Management
1 1 (8.33%) ITIL
1 1 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) VBScript
2 1 (8.33%) VB
2 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (8.33%) MCITP
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (8.33%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (16.67%) vCloud
3 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (58.33%) Tivoli
2 6 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (41.67%) OpenView
3 5 (41.67%) NetBackup
4 3 (25.00%) Backup Exec
4 3 (25.00%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (25.00%) SCOM
5 2 (16.67%) HP SIM
5 2 (16.67%) Tivoli NetView
5 2 (16.67%) Netcool
5 2 (16.67%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (16.67%) Control-M
6 1 (8.33%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) EMC
2 7 (58.33%) HP
3 5 (41.67%) VMware
3 5 (41.67%) Cisco
4 4 (33.33%) IBM
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 4 (33.33%) NetApp
5 3 (25.00%) Veeam
6 2 (16.67%) Wall Street Systems
6 2 (16.67%) Dell
6 2 (16.67%) Veritas
6 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
6 2 (16.67%) CommVault
6 2 (16.67%) Hitachi
6 2 (16.67%) Brocade
6 2 (16.67%) Remedy
6 2 (16.67%) Sophos
7 1 (8.33%) Symantec
7 1 (8.33%) Citrix