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 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
EMC Symmetrix
Rank 412 422 426
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +4
Contract jobs citing Symmetrix 3 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.013% 0.046% 0.012%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.035% 0.12% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 1
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£250 £600 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-58.33% +33.33%
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
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
8622 8947 9751
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.36% 37.37% 38.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 5961 5951 6649
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £277
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 155 183 197
Average hourly rate £21.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.15% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.04 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.40 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% +14.28%

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 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 15 (100.00%) EMC
2 14 (93.33%) EMC VMAX
3 12 (80.00%) EMC VPLEX
3 12 (80.00%) EMC VNX
3 12 (80.00%) SAN
4 11 (73.33%) NetApp
4 11 (73.33%) Data ONTAP
5 10 (66.67%) Windows
6 9 (60.00%) UNIX
6 9 (60.00%) Cisco
6 9 (60.00%) NCDA
6 9 (60.00%) NCIE
7 8 (53.33%) IBM
7 8 (53.33%) NFS
8 7 (46.67%) Tivoli
8 7 (46.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 6 (40.00%) Banking
10 5 (33.33%) Finance
11 4 (26.67%) Fibre Channel
12 3 (20.00%) Replication
13 2 (13.33%) VMware
13 2 (13.33%) Solaris
13 2 (13.33%) Linux
13 2 (13.33%) Investment Banking
13 2 (13.33%) EMC Navisphere
13 2 (13.33%) NAS
13 2 (13.33%) SnapMirror
13 2 (13.33%) SnapLock
13 2 (13.33%) SnapVault
13 2 (13.33%) Workflow

Symmetrix
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 12 (80.00%) SAN
2 4 (26.67%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (13.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) DTS
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) ERwin
General
1 6 (40.00%) Banking
2 5 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (13.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Administrator
2 8 (53.33%) Storage Administrator
3 6 (40.00%) EMC Storage Administrator
4 3 (20.00%) Storage Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Storage Specialist
5 2 (13.33%) DBA
6 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Server DBA
6 1 (6.67%) SQL DBA
6 1 (6.67%) Server Administrator
6 1 (6.67%) Storage Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 14 (93.33%) EMC VMAX
2 12 (80.00%) EMC VNX
3 3 (20.00%) Replication
4 1 (6.67%) CLARiiON
4 1 (6.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Data ONTAP
2 10 (66.67%) Windows
3 9 (60.00%) UNIX
4 2 (13.33%) Solaris
4 2 (13.33%) Linux
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) Workflow
2 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (6.67%) Change Control
2 1 (6.67%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (6.67%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
1 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
1 1 (6.67%) VBScript
1 1 (6.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) NCDA
1 9 (60.00%) NCIE
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) NFS
2 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 12 (80.00%) EMC VPLEX
2 7 (46.67%) Tivoli
2 7 (46.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (13.33%) EMC Navisphere
3 2 (13.33%) SnapMirror
3 2 (13.33%) SnapLock
3 2 (13.33%) SnapVault
4 1 (6.67%) NetBackup
4 1 (6.67%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) EMC
2 11 (73.33%) NetApp
3 9 (60.00%) Cisco
4 8 (53.33%) IBM
5 2 (13.33%) VMware
5 2 (13.33%) Isilon
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle
6 1 (6.67%) Fujitsu
6 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
6 1 (6.67%) HP
6 1 (6.67%) Remedy
6 1 (6.67%) Citrix