The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
EMC Ionix
Rank 611 564 530
Rank change year-on-year
-47 -34
Contract jobs citing Ionix 1 14 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.027% 0.077%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.022% 0.39% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
Average daily rate
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- £383 £494
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -22.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
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 Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Systems Management Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
4527 3610 3317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.96% 7.08% 6.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2808 2195 1776
Average daily rate £400 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £348 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.31% +2.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 163 145 199
Average hourly rate £23.00 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.52% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £23.20 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+1.29% +5.45%

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
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ionix within the UK over the 3 months to 27 November 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 -12 1 - - 1
London -13 1 - - 1

Ionix
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 8 (100.00%) EMC
2 7 (87.50%) SAN
3 6 (75.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (62.50%) Operations Management
4 5 (62.50%) Windows
5 4 (50.00%) Solaris
5 4 (50.00%) Migration
5 4 (50.00%) Data Migration
6 2 (25.00%) Change Management
6 2 (25.00%) EMC Centera
7 1 (12.50%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 1 (12.50%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (12.50%) Celerra
7 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
7 1 (12.50%) NetBackup
7 1 (12.50%) VMware
7 1 (12.50%) CLARiiON
7 1 (12.50%) Symmetrix
7 1 (12.50%) Linux
7 1 (12.50%) VoIP
7 1 (12.50%) SNMP
7 1 (12.50%) VPN
7 1 (12.50%) SLA
7 1 (12.50%) Perl
7 1 (12.50%) SQL
7 1 (12.50%) Oracle
7 1 (12.50%) ITIL
7 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
7 1 (12.50%) UNIX
7 1 (12.50%) CommVault

Ionix
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) VoIP
2 1 (12.50%) SNMP
2 1 (12.50%) VPN
2 1 (12.50%) MPLS
2 1 (12.50%) DSL
2 1 (12.50%) Telnet
2 1 (12.50%) NAS
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Consultant
2 6 (75.00%) Storage Consultant
3 5 (62.50%) Operations Consultant
4 2 (25.00%) EMC Storage Consultant
4 2 (25.00%) Storage Specialist
5 1 (12.50%) EMC Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Storage Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) SAN Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Administrator
5 1 (12.50%) SAN Storage Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Storage Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) EMC Centera
2 1 (12.50%) Celerra
2 1 (12.50%) CLARiiON
2 1 (12.50%) Symmetrix
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Solaris
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) UNIX
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 5 (62.50%) Operations Management
3 4 (50.00%) Migration
3 4 (50.00%) Data Migration
4 2 (25.00%) Change Management
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Perl
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
1 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (12.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Veritas Storage Foundation
1 1 (12.50%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (12.50%) NetBackup
1 1 (12.50%) Legato
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) EMC
2 1 (12.50%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) CommVault
2 1 (12.50%) NetApp
2 1 (12.50%) Veritas
2 1 (12.50%) Symantec