The first table below looks at the demand for Connectrix skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Connectrix 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 of the Communications & Networking category for the South East 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 Connectrix
Rank 246 - 243
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Connectrix 4 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.041% - 0.047%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.23% - 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate £378 - £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 - £460
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1714 1622 2194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.70% 19.38% 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 762 663 712
Average daily rate £330 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £186 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £464 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 156 177
Average hourly rate £21.61 £22.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.95% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
Connectrix
England

Connectrix
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Connectrix across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Connectrix Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Connectrix
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Connectrix Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Connectrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Connectrix 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 Connectrix.

1 26 (100.00%) EMC
1 26 (100.00%) SAN
2 23 (88.46%) Brocade
3 18 (69.23%) NetApp
3 18 (69.23%) AIX
3 18 (69.23%) Solaris
3 18 (69.23%) IBM
3 18 (69.23%) CLARiiON
3 18 (69.23%) EMC Centera
3 18 (69.23%) NetBackup
4 17 (65.38%) EMC TimeFinder
4 17 (65.38%) SRDF
5 11 (42.31%) Windows
6 9 (34.62%) Veritas
6 9 (34.62%) Symantec
6 9 (34.62%) EMC Navisphere
7 8 (30.77%) Replication
7 8 (30.77%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 8 (30.77%) Performance Management
7 8 (30.77%) SC Cleared
7 8 (30.77%) Security Cleared
8 7 (26.92%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (23.08%) Cisco
10 5 (19.23%) Shell Script
10 5 (19.23%) NFS
10 5 (19.23%) Finance
10 5 (19.23%) VMware
11 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
11 4 (15.38%) Symmetrix DMX
11 4 (15.38%) Degree

Connectrix
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Connectrix 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 Connectrix. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 26 (100.00%) SAN
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Administrator
1 8 (30.77%) Storage Administrator
1 8 (30.77%) Storage Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) Operations Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) Backup Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Storage Consultant
3 3 (11.54%) Consultant
4 1 (3.85%) Backup Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 18 (69.23%) CLARiiON
1 18 (69.23%) EMC Centera
2 8 (30.77%) Replication
3 4 (15.38%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 18 (69.23%) AIX
1 18 (69.23%) Solaris
2 11 (42.31%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Performance Management
2 7 (26.92%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (7.69%) ITIL
3 2 (7.69%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) SC Cleared
1 8 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 4 (15.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (65.38%) SRDF
2 8 (30.77%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 5 (19.23%) NFS
4 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (69.23%) NetBackup
2 17 (65.38%) EMC TimeFinder
3 9 (34.62%) EMC Navisphere
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) EMC
2 23 (88.46%) Brocade
3 18 (69.23%) NetApp
3 18 (69.23%) IBM
4 9 (34.62%) Veritas
4 9 (34.62%) Symantec
5 6 (23.08%) Cisco
6 5 (19.23%) VMware
7 2 (7.69%) Remedy
8 1 (3.85%) Microsoft