The table below looks at the statistics for Connectrix skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Connectrix over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
EMC Connectrix
Rank 609 568 582
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +14
Contract jobs citing Connectrix 4 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.017% 0.011%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.047% 0.13% 0.072%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
8494 7098 8320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.55% 13.53% 15.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4807 3899 3950
Average daily rate £363 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 468 449 618
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.75 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +6.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

Connectrix
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Connectrix Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Connectrix
Daily Rate Trend

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

Connectrix Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Connectrix
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Connectrix Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Connectrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 22 (84.62%) Brocade
3 17 (65.38%) Performance Management
3 17 (65.38%) SC Cleared
3 17 (65.38%) Security Cleared
3 17 (65.38%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 6 (23.08%) NetBackup
5 5 (19.23%) EMC TimeFinder
5 5 (19.23%) SRDF
6 4 (15.38%) Celerra
6 4 (15.38%) EMC Navisphere
6 4 (15.38%) Replication
6 4 (15.38%) Firmware
7 3 (11.54%) Symantec
7 3 (11.54%) NetApp
7 3 (11.54%) Veritas
7 3 (11.54%) Windows
7 3 (11.54%) AIX
7 3 (11.54%) Solaris
7 3 (11.54%) NFS
7 3 (11.54%) CLARiiON
7 3 (11.54%) EMC Centera
7 3 (11.54%) Finance
7 3 (11.54%) IBM
8 2 (7.69%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (7.69%) UNIX
8 2 (7.69%) Linux
8 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (7.69%) NAS

Connectrix
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 26 (100.00%) SAN
2 2 (7.69%) NAS
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Legal
2 1 (3.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (73.08%) Storage Engineer
2 15 (57.69%) Operations Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Storage Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Storage Specialist
4 2 (7.69%) EMC Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) EMC Storage Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Implementation Specialist
5 1 (3.85%) Backup Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Replication
1 4 (15.38%) Celerra
2 3 (11.54%) CLARiiON
2 3 (11.54%) EMC Centera
3 2 (7.69%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Windows
1 3 (11.54%) AIX
1 3 (11.54%) Solaris
2 2 (7.69%) Linux
2 2 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (65.38%) Performance Management
2 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (3.85%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 17 (65.38%) SC Cleared
1 17 (65.38%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 17 (65.38%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 5 (19.23%) SRDF
3 4 (15.38%) Firmware
4 3 (11.54%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) NetBackup
2 5 (19.23%) EMC TimeFinder
3 4 (15.38%) EMC Navisphere
4 2 (7.69%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) EMC
2 22 (84.62%) Brocade
3 3 (11.54%) IBM
3 3 (11.54%) NetApp
3 3 (11.54%) Veritas
3 3 (11.54%) Symantec
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco