The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Symmetrix in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Symmetrix over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
EMC Symmetrix
Rank 422 417 411
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Contract jobs citing Symmetrix 3 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.013% 0.026% 0.037%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.036% 0.068% 0.096%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 1
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£250 £575 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-56.52% +27.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Symmetrix
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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 London region.

Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
8441 8801 9418
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.96% 37.42% 38.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 5888 5939 6359
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 165 205
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.04 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.14% +5.00%

Symmetrix
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Symmetrix Jobs Demand Trend in London

Symmetrix
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Symmetrix Daily Rate Trend in London

Symmetrix
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Symmetrix Hourly Rate Trend in London

Symmetrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 30 (100.00%) EMC
2 27 (90.00%) EMC VNX
2 27 (90.00%) EMC VMAX
3 25 (83.33%) EMC VPLEX
3 25 (83.33%) SAN
4 24 (80.00%) Windows
5 23 (76.67%) Cisco
6 17 (56.67%) VMware
7 15 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (50.00%) Symmetrix DMX
8 14 (46.67%) SRDF
8 14 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (46.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (43.33%) VMware ESXi
9 13 (43.33%) Migration
10 12 (40.00%) NetApp
10 12 (40.00%) HPUX
11 11 (36.67%) Data ONTAP
12 9 (30.00%) UNIX
12 9 (30.00%) NCDA
12 9 (30.00%) NCIE
13 8 (26.67%) NFS
13 8 (26.67%) IBM
13 8 (26.67%) Finance
14 7 (23.33%) Tivoli
14 7 (23.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 6 (20.00%) Banking
16 4 (13.33%) Fibre Channel
17 3 (10.00%) NAS
17 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure

Symmetrix
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 25 (83.33%) SAN
2 4 (13.33%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (10.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.33%) DTS
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) ERwin
General
1 8 (26.67%) Finance
2 6 (20.00%) Banking
3 2 (6.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Administrator
2 10 (33.33%) Storage Engineer
3 9 (30.00%) Storage Administrator
4 7 (23.33%) Storage Consultant
4 7 (23.33%) Consultant
5 6 (20.00%) EMC Storage Administrator
6 5 (16.67%) EMC Storage Engineer
6 5 (16.67%) EMC Engineer
7 4 (13.33%) EMC Storage Consultant
8 2 (6.67%) Storage Specialist
8 2 (6.67%) DBA
9 1 (3.33%) Support Engineer
9 1 (3.33%) SQL Server DBA
9 1 (3.33%) SQL DBA
9 1 (3.33%) Server Administrator
9 1 (3.33%) Backup Engineer
9 1 (3.33%) Storage Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 27 (90.00%) EMC VNX
1 27 (90.00%) EMC VMAX
2 15 (50.00%) Symmetrix DMX
3 3 (10.00%) Replication
3 3 (10.00%) CLARiiON
4 2 (6.67%) EMC Centera
4 2 (6.67%) Celerra
5 1 (3.33%) Clustering
5 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.33%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 24 (80.00%) Windows
2 15 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (46.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (40.00%) HPUX
5 11 (36.67%) Data ONTAP
6 9 (30.00%) UNIX
7 2 (6.67%) Solaris
7 2 (6.67%) Linux
8 1 (3.33%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Migration
2 2 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (6.67%) Workflow
3 1 (3.33%) Change Control
3 1 (3.33%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (3.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (3.33%) Asset Management
3 1 (3.33%) Project Management
3 1 (3.33%) Change Management
3 1 (3.33%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) SQL
1 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
1 1 (3.33%) VBScript
1 1 (3.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (30.00%) NCDA
1 9 (30.00%) NCIE
2 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) Degree
System Software
1 14 (46.67%) SRDF
2 13 (43.33%) VMware ESXi
3 8 (26.67%) NFS
4 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V
6 1 (3.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 25 (83.33%) EMC VPLEX
2 7 (23.33%) Tivoli
2 7 (23.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (6.67%) EMC Navisphere
3 2 (6.67%) SnapMirror
3 2 (6.67%) SnapLock
3 2 (6.67%) SnapVault
4 1 (3.33%) NetBackup
4 1 (3.33%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 30 (100.00%) EMC
2 23 (76.67%) Cisco
3 17 (56.67%) VMware
4 12 (40.00%) NetApp
5 8 (26.67%) IBM
6 3 (10.00%) HP
7 2 (6.67%) Brocade
7 2 (6.67%) 3PAR
7 2 (6.67%) Isilon
8 1 (3.33%) Fujitsu
8 1 (3.33%) Oracle
8 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
8 1 (3.33%) Remedy
8 1 (3.33%) Citrix