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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
EMC Legato
Rank 387 399 352
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -47
Contract jobs citing Legato 8 4 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.038% 0.018% 0.13%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.47% 0.27% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 14
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£413 £368 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.09% +1.86%
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £425 £250
% change year-on-year
-36.47% +70.00%
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 London region.

Systems Management Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
1707 1482 1248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.03% 6.75% 6.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1182 970 840
Average daily rate £450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.24% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 25 29
Average hourly rate £18.70 £15.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.66% -26.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £12.00 £13.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £34.75 £30.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 16 (100.00%) EMC
2 11 (68.75%) VMware
2 11 (68.75%) EMC NetWorker
3 10 (62.50%) SAN
3 10 (62.50%) Windows
4 9 (56.25%) NetApp
4 9 (56.25%) Hyper-V
5 8 (50.00%) HP
6 7 (43.75%) Cisco
7 6 (37.50%) Veeam
7 6 (37.50%) Brocade
7 6 (37.50%) Replication
7 6 (37.50%) vCloud
8 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (31.25%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (31.25%) NetBackup
8 5 (31.25%) VCP4
8 5 (31.25%) MCITP
8 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (31.25%) SharePoint
8 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
8 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
8 5 (31.25%) Solaris
8 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (31.25%) Tivoli
8 5 (31.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 5 (31.25%) Sophos
9 4 (25.00%) C

Legato
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 5 (31.25%) SharePoint
1 5 (31.25%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (62.50%) SAN
2 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
3 4 (25.00%) Firewall
3 4 (25.00%) Network Security
General
1 4 (25.00%) Banking
2 3 (18.75%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Administrator
1 5 (31.25%) Storage Administrator
1 5 (31.25%) Storage Engineer
1 5 (31.25%) Senior Storage Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Data Centre Specialist
3 2 (12.50%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Server Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Storage Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Data Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Virtualisation Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Data Centre Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Replication
2 4 (25.00%) CLARiiON
3 1 (6.25%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Solaris
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (12.50%) Linux
3 2 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (6.25%) ITIL
1 1 (6.25%) Change Management
1 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
1 1 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) C
2 1 (6.25%) VBScript
2 1 (6.25%) VB
2 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (31.25%) MCITP
1 5 (31.25%) VCP4
2 4 (25.00%) VCP5
2 4 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (6.25%) MCSE
System Software
1 9 (56.25%) Hyper-V
2 6 (37.50%) vCloud
3 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (25.00%) Xen
5 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
5 1 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (68.75%) EMC NetWorker
2 5 (31.25%) Tivoli
2 5 (31.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 5 (31.25%) NetBackup
3 3 (18.75%) Backup Exec
3 3 (18.75%) SCOM
3 3 (18.75%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 3 (18.75%) SCDPM
3 3 (18.75%) OpenView
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) EMC
2 11 (68.75%) VMware
3 9 (56.25%) NetApp
4 8 (50.00%) HP
5 7 (43.75%) Cisco
6 6 (37.50%) Brocade
6 6 (37.50%) Veeam
7 5 (31.25%) Sophos
7 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
8 3 (18.75%) Symantec
8 3 (18.75%) Fujitsu
8 3 (18.75%) 3PAR
9 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
9 2 (12.50%) Hitachi
10 1 (6.25%) IBM
10 1 (6.25%) Dell
10 1 (6.25%) Isilon