The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
EMC Symmetrix
Rank 407 370 415
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +45
Contract jobs citing Symmetrix 5 19 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.021% 0.088% 0.029%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.066% 0.27% 0.091%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 2
Average daily rate £425 £385 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% -14.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £413 £373
% change year-on-year
- +10.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £48.00
Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7582 7099 8753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.34% 32.86% 31.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 5343 4946 5867
Average daily rate £450 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 167 227
Average hourly rate £21.75 £22.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.13% -2.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £14.15 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.20 £54.00 £47.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
Symmetrix
England

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
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 Symmetrix within the London region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
City of London -14 4 £425 +16.43%
Symmetrix
England

Symmetrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (83.33%) EMC
1 5 (83.33%) SAN
1 5 (83.33%) NetApp
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) VMware ESX
2 4 (66.67%) CLARiiON
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (50.00%) IBM
4 2 (33.33%) SRDF
5 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
5 1 (16.67%) Replication
5 1 (16.67%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (16.67%) Celerra
5 1 (16.67%) NAS
5 1 (16.67%) Symmetrix DMX
5 1 (16.67%) HP
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (16.67%) ETL
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL
5 1 (16.67%) UNIX
5 1 (16.67%) EMC Centera

Symmetrix
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (83.33%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) NAS
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Storage Administrator
1 3 (50.00%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Backup Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Storage Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Capacity Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Storage Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) CLARiiON
2 1 (16.67%) Replication
2 1 (16.67%) Celerra
2 1 (16.67%) Symmetrix DMX
2 1 (16.67%) EMC Centera
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
1 1 (16.67%) ETL
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) VMware ESX
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (33.33%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (16.67%) EMC TimeFinder
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) EMC
1 5 (83.33%) NetApp
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle