The first table below looks at the demand for Ionix skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ionix over the 3 months to 17 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 Systems Management category.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
EMC Ionix
Rank 580 553 572
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +19
Contract jobs citing Ionix 8 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.006% 0.021%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.19% 0.095% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 6
Average daily rate £250 - £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 - £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Systems Management Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
4121 3147 3755
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.31% 6.58% 6.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2378 1810 2010
Average daily rate £388 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 152 157 161
Average hourly rate £24.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £36.30 £42.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+21.95% +10.81%

Ionix
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Ionix Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Ionix
Daily Rate Trend

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

Ionix Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Ionix
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ionix within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Ionix Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Ionix
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Ionix 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 Ionix.

1 11 (84.62%) UNIX
1 11 (84.62%) EMC
2 9 (69.23%) Netcool
2 9 (69.23%) Perl
3 8 (61.54%) IBM
3 8 (61.54%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 8 (61.54%) Shell Script
3 8 (61.54%) C
3 8 (61.54%) Tivoli
3 8 (61.54%) Telecoms
3 8 (61.54%) Netcool/Webtop
4 6 (46.15%) Software Engineering
4 6 (46.15%) Degree
5 4 (30.77%) NetBackup
5 4 (30.77%) Change Management
5 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (30.77%) Windows
5 4 (30.77%) ITIL
5 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (30.77%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (23.08%) Oracle
6 3 (23.08%) VMware
7 2 (15.38%) CLARiiON
7 2 (15.38%) Symmetrix
7 2 (15.38%) Clustering
7 2 (15.38%) Altiris
7 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (15.38%) Replication
7 2 (15.38%) MCITP
7 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services

Ionix
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Ionix 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 Ionix. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) DHCP
1 2 (15.38%) DNS
1 2 (15.38%) SAN
1 2 (15.38%) NAS
2 1 (7.69%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
2 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
General
1 8 (61.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Software Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) SAN Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior UNIX Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Wintel Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) SAN Storage Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) UNIX Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) EMC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Replication
1 2 (15.38%) CLARiiON
1 2 (15.38%) Symmetrix
1 2 (15.38%) Clustering
1 2 (15.38%) Celerra
2 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) UNIX
2 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (15.38%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (15.38%) Linux
4 1 (7.69%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Software Engineering
2 4 (30.77%) ITIL
2 4 (30.77%) Change Management
3 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
3 2 (15.38%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
3 2 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Fault Management
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
4 1 (7.69%) Workflow
4 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) Perl
2 8 (61.54%) Shell Script
2 8 (61.54%) C
3 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
3 2 (15.38%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (15.38%) MCITP
2 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (15.38%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 2 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (69.23%) Netcool
2 8 (61.54%) Netcool/OMNIbus
2 8 (61.54%) Tivoli
2 8 (61.54%) Netcool/Webtop
3 4 (30.77%) EMC NetWorker
3 4 (30.77%) NetBackup
4 2 (15.38%) Legato
4 2 (15.38%) SCCM
4 2 (15.38%) SCOM
4 2 (15.38%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) EMC
2 8 (61.54%) IBM
3 3 (23.08%) VMware
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle
4 2 (15.38%) Altiris
4 2 (15.38%) F5
4 2 (15.38%) HP
4 2 (15.38%) Sophos
4 2 (15.38%) Websense
4 2 (15.38%) Citrix
4 2 (15.38%) BMC
4 2 (15.38%) NetApp
4 2 (15.38%) Veritas
4 2 (15.38%) Symantec
4 2 (15.38%) Remedy
5 1 (7.69%) Infovista
5 1 (7.69%) CommVault
5 1 (7.69%) Cramer