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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
EMC Symmetrix
Rank 403 419 375
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -44
Contract jobs citing Symmetrix 11 3 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.046% 0.012% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.15% 0.037% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 12
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£600 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +5.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £425 £363
% change year-on-year
- +17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £50.00
Symmetrix
England

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
7310 8071 8222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.49% 32.27% 31.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 4846 5560 5618
Average daily rate £450 £460 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% -3.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £628 £628 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 173 220
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £22.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -10.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.04 £13.20 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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 28 August 2014, 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 15 (100.00%) EMC
2 14 (93.33%) CLARiiON
3 13 (86.67%) IBM
4 11 (73.33%) Sun
4 11 (73.33%) Solaris
4 11 (73.33%) Linux
4 11 (73.33%) Sybase
4 11 (73.33%) DB2
4 11 (73.33%) Red Hat
4 11 (73.33%) Sybase ASE
4 11 (73.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (73.33%) Enterprise Storage
5 10 (66.67%) Perl
5 10 (66.67%) Banking
5 10 (66.67%) Replication
6 9 (60.00%) Investment Banking
7 7 (46.67%) SQL
8 5 (33.33%) Finance
9 4 (26.67%) VMware
9 4 (26.67%) SAN
10 3 (20.00%) Windows
10 3 (20.00%) NetApp
10 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (20.00%) VMware ESX
10 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (13.33%) NoSQL
11 2 (13.33%) SRDF
11 2 (13.33%) Big Data

Symmetrix
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (73.33%) DB2
1 11 (73.33%) Sybase ASE
2 2 (13.33%) NoSQL
2 2 (13.33%) Big Data
General
1 10 (66.67%) Banking
2 9 (60.00%) Investment Banking
3 5 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) DBA
1 6 (40.00%) Sybase DBA
2 4 (26.67%) Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) Database Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Sybase Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Database Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Storage Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Senior DBA
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Sybase DBA
4 2 (13.33%) DB2 Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Backup Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Storage Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Storage Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 14 (93.33%) CLARiiON
2 11 (73.33%) Enterprise Storage
3 10 (66.67%) Replication
4 1 (6.67%) EMC Centera
4 1 (6.67%) Celerra
4 1 (6.67%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Solaris
1 11 (73.33%) Linux
1 11 (73.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.67%) UNIX
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) Perl
2 7 (46.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) VMware ESX
1 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (13.33%) SRDF
2 2 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) EMC TimeFinder
1 1 (6.67%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) EMC
2 13 (86.67%) IBM
3 11 (73.33%) Sun
3 11 (73.33%) Sybase
3 11 (73.33%) Red Hat
4 4 (26.67%) VMware
5 3 (20.00%) NetApp
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco
6 1 (6.67%) HP
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle