The table below looks at the prevalence of the term CLARiiON in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CLARiiON over the 3 months to 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
EMC CLARiiON
Rank 575 516 505
Rank change year-on-year
-59 -11
Contract jobs citing CLARiiON 40 53 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.070% 0.10% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.23% 0.32% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 30 42
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£325 £388 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +8.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £332 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £424 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-22.58% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 £30.00 £43.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -31.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £30.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -31.42%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
17686 16532 16863
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.79% 31.59% 30.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 11072 10326 9887
Average daily rate £413 £410 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £240 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.32% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 726 669 833
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -16.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.69 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -15.76%

CLARiiON
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CLARiiON within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

CLARiiON Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CLARiiON
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CLARiiON within the UK.

CLARiiON Daily Rate Trend in the UK

CLARiiON
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CLARiiON within the UK over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

CLARiiON Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

CLARiiON
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CLARiiON within the UK.

CLARiiON Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

CLARiiON
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CLARiiON within the UK over the 3 months to 22 October 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -30 40 £325 -16.12% 2
London +15 15 £389 +3.66%
South East -16 12 £300 -22.58% 1
Berkshire - 8 £300 - 1
Yorkshire - 7 £363 -
Slough - 6 £300 - 1
East of England -19 5 £295 -
South Yorkshire - 5 £363 -
Sheffield - 5 £363 -
City of London +15 3 £310 -15.64%
West Yorkshire - 2 - -
North West - 1 £325 -
Wigan - 1 £325 -
Manchester - 1 £325 -
Nottingham - - - -
Reading - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Devon - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Bedford - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bristol - - - - 1
Edinburgh - - - -
Exeter - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Liverpool - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
South West - - - - 1

CLARiiON
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing CLARiiON 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 CLARiiON.

1 69 (100.00%) EMC
2 36 (52.17%) VMware
3 35 (50.72%) Windows
4 28 (40.58%) SAN
5 24 (34.78%) NetBackup
6 23 (33.33%) Red Hat
7 22 (31.88%) Solaris
7 22 (31.88%) vSphere
8 21 (30.43%) Cisco
9 20 (28.99%) Linux
9 20 (28.99%) SQL
9 20 (28.99%) Symantec
10 18 (26.09%) Perl
10 18 (26.09%) IBM
10 18 (26.09%) HP
10 18 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
11 17 (24.64%) DNS
11 17 (24.64%) ITIL
12 16 (23.19%) NetApp
12 16 (23.19%) Banking
13 15 (21.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 15 (21.74%) Active Directory
13 15 (21.74%) Dell
14 14 (20.29%) Replication
14 14 (20.29%) Symmetrix
14 14 (20.29%) Celerra
14 14 (20.29%) Enterprise Storage
14 14 (20.29%) Windows Server 2012
15 13 (18.84%) Sun
15 13 (18.84%) Microsoft

CLARiiON
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing CLARiiON 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 CLARiiON. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (13.04%) Lotus Domino
2 7 (10.14%) MS Exchange
2 7 (10.14%) IBM Notes
2 7 (10.14%) IIS
2 7 (10.14%) GlassFish
2 7 (10.14%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (5.80%) Apache
3 4 (5.80%) Tomcat
3 4 (5.80%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.80%) JBoss
4 3 (4.35%) Documentum
4 3 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (5.80%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 28 (40.58%) SAN
2 17 (24.64%) DNS
3 9 (13.04%) Firewall
4 8 (11.59%) DHCP
5 6 (8.70%) Fibre Channel
6 5 (7.25%) NAS
6 5 (7.25%) iSCSI
7 4 (5.80%) TCP/IP
8 3 (4.35%) Connectrix
8 3 (4.35%) X.400
8 3 (4.35%) X.500
8 3 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (2.90%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (2.90%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 1 (1.45%) VPN
10 1 (1.45%) LAN
10 1 (1.45%) WAN
10 1 (1.45%) SMTP
10 1 (1.45%) Ethernet
10 1 (1.45%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.39%) DB2
1 12 (17.39%) Sybase ASE
2 11 (15.94%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.35%) NoSQL
3 3 (4.35%) Big Data
4 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (4.35%) MSI
General
1 16 (23.19%) Banking
2 12 (17.39%) Investment Banking
3 7 (10.14%) Finance
4 3 (4.35%) Law
5 2 (2.90%) Publishing
6 1 (1.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (21.74%) Storage Engineer
2 10 (14.49%) Analyst
2 10 (14.49%) Consultant
3 7 (10.14%) DBA
3 7 (10.14%) Sybase DBA
3 7 (10.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (7.25%) Support Analyst
4 5 (7.25%) Architect
4 5 (7.25%) Web Analyst
4 5 (7.25%) SAN Engineer
4 5 (7.25%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (5.80%) Senior Storage Engineer
5 4 (5.80%) Web Support Analyst
5 4 (5.80%) Storage Architect
5 4 (5.80%) Backup Engineer
5 4 (5.80%) Developer
5 4 (5.80%) Database Consultant
5 4 (5.80%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (5.80%) Technical Architect
5 4 (5.80%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.14%) Flash
2 1 (1.45%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.29%) Replication
1 14 (20.29%) Symmetrix
1 14 (20.29%) Celerra
1 14 (20.29%) Enterprise Storage
2 9 (13.04%) EMC Centera
2 9 (13.04%) EqualLogic
2 9 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (8.70%) Symmetrix DMX
4 3 (4.35%) PKI
5 2 (2.90%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.90%) Clustering
6 1 (1.45%) IVR
6 1 (1.45%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 35 (50.72%) Windows
2 22 (31.88%) Solaris
3 20 (28.99%) Linux
4 18 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (21.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (20.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (15.94%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (7.25%) UNIX
9 4 (5.80%) AIX
10 2 (2.90%) Debian
11 1 (1.45%) SUSE
11 1 (1.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (24.64%) ITIL
2 10 (14.49%) Change Management
3 8 (11.59%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (10.14%) Web Development
5 5 (7.25%) Low Latency
6 4 (5.80%) BCP
6 4 (5.80%) Migration
7 3 (4.35%) Validation
7 3 (4.35%) Service Delivery
7 3 (4.35%) Configuration Management
7 3 (4.35%) Mentoring
7 3 (4.35%) Test Scripting
7 3 (4.35%) Document Management
7 3 (4.35%) Release Management
7 3 (4.35%) Load Balancing
8 2 (2.90%) Asset Management
8 2 (2.90%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (2.90%) Change Control
8 2 (2.90%) PRINCE2
9 1 (1.45%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (28.99%) SQL
2 18 (26.09%) Perl
3 9 (13.04%) PowerShell
4 7 (10.14%) Java
5 4 (5.80%) Shell Script
6 3 (4.35%) VBScript
7 1 (1.45%) PHP
7 1 (1.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (14.49%) CCNA
1 10 (14.49%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (10.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (7.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (7.25%) CCA
3 5 (7.25%) Citrix Certification
3 5 (7.25%) MCSE
3 5 (7.25%) VCP5
3 5 (7.25%) VCP4
4 4 (5.80%) Security Cleared
5 3 (4.35%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.45%) EMC Certification
7 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.45%) Chartered Engineer
System Software
1 22 (31.88%) vSphere
2 15 (21.74%) Active Directory
3 6 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (7.25%) SRDF
4 5 (7.25%) XenApp
5 4 (5.80%) vCloud
6 2 (2.90%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (2.90%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.90%) Firmware
6 2 (2.90%) NFS
7 1 (1.45%) Samba
7 1 (1.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (1.45%) XenServer
7 1 (1.45%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.45%) Squid
Systems Management
1 24 (34.78%) NetBackup
2 6 (8.70%) EMC NetWorker
2 6 (8.70%) SCOM
2 6 (8.70%) EMC Navisphere
3 5 (7.25%) EMC TimeFinder
4 4 (5.80%) ZABBIX
4 4 (5.80%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 4 (5.80%) Red Hat Satellite
4 4 (5.80%) Puppet
4 4 (5.80%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (4.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (1.45%) Legato
6 1 (1.45%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (1.45%) PureDisk
6 1 (1.45%) HP SIM
6 1 (1.45%) Ionix
6 1 (1.45%) BladeLogic
6 1 (1.45%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 69 (100.00%) EMC
2 36 (52.17%) VMware
3 23 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 21 (30.43%) Cisco
5 20 (28.99%) Symantec
6 18 (26.09%) IBM
6 18 (26.09%) HP
7 16 (23.19%) NetApp
8 15 (21.74%) Dell
9 13 (18.84%) Sun
9 13 (18.84%) Microsoft
10 12 (17.39%) Sybase
10 12 (17.39%) Oracle
10 12 (17.39%) 3PAR
11 9 (13.04%) Lotus
12 7 (10.14%) Citrix
12 7 (10.14%) Adobe
13 6 (8.70%) Brocade
13 6 (8.70%) CommVault
14 5 (7.25%) Veritas