The table below looks at the statistics for Legato skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Legato over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
EMC Legato
Rank 604 553 576
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +23
Contract jobs citing Legato 8 33 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.063% 0.049%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.18% 0.88% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 18 14
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£435 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £278 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £350
% change year-on-year
- +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £23.75 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -19.49%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £23.75 -

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
4396 3745 3697
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.63% 7.10% 6.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2621 2209 1935
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 155 172
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +28.76%

Legato
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Legato Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Legato
Daily Rate Trend

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

Legato Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Legato
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Legato Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Legato
Top 26 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Legato within the UK over the 3 months to 19 September 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 -33 6 £420 +12.00% 6
London 0 4 £380 +1.33% 5
South East -4 2 £435 +2.35% 1
Surrey -12 2 £435 +2.35%
Camberley +1 1 £450 +5.88%
Chester - - - -
Chippenham - - - -
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
City of London - - - - 2
North West - - - -
Reading - - - - 1
Sheffield - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
East of England - - - -
Birmingham - - - -

Legato
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Legato 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 Legato.

1 13 (61.90%) Solaris
1 13 (61.90%) NetBackup
2 12 (57.14%) UNIX
2 12 (57.14%) HP
2 12 (57.14%) Veritas
2 12 (57.14%) Finance
3 11 (52.38%) BMC PATROL
3 11 (52.38%) IBM
3 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
4 9 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 9 (42.86%) Linux
4 9 (42.86%) Tivoli
4 9 (42.86%) Financial Institution
4 9 (42.86%) Backup Exec
5 8 (38.10%) SecurID
5 8 (38.10%) VAX
5 8 (38.10%) Wall Street Systems
5 8 (38.10%) Hedge funds
5 8 (38.10%) HP SIM
5 8 (38.10%) Remedy
5 8 (38.10%) AS400
5 8 (38.10%) Netcool
5 8 (38.10%) Tivoli NetView
5 8 (38.10%) Control-M
5 8 (38.10%) OpenView
5 8 (38.10%) VMS
5 8 (38.10%) SLA
6 7 (33.33%) Oracle
6 7 (33.33%) EMC
6 7 (33.33%) SAN

Legato
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Legato 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 Legato. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) WordPress
2 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.76%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (4.76%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.76%) IIS
2 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) SAN
2 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
2 2 (9.52%) NAS
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (4.76%) FCoE
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (4.76%) MPLS
3 1 (4.76%) Firewall
3 1 (4.76%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (4.76%) DB2
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (57.14%) Finance
2 9 (42.86%) Financial Institution
3 2 (9.52%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Operations Analyst
1 8 (38.10%) Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle DBA
2 3 (14.29%) Consultant
2 3 (14.29%) DBA
3 2 (9.52%) Sybase DBA
3 2 (9.52%) EMC Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Storage Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) SAN Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) SAN Storage Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) FlexPod Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) IT Support
4 1 (4.76%) UNIX Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Linux Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) UNIX Support
4 1 (4.76%) Network Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco Support
4 1 (4.76%) UNIX Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Storage Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (4.76%) Web Services
1 1 (4.76%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) SecurID
1 8 (38.10%) VAX
1 8 (38.10%) Hedge funds
1 8 (38.10%) AS400
2 2 (9.52%) CLARiiON
2 2 (9.52%) Symmetrix
2 2 (9.52%) Celerra
2 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (4.76%) FlexPod
3 1 (4.76%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (61.90%) Solaris
2 12 (57.14%) UNIX
3 9 (42.86%) Linux
4 8 (38.10%) VMS
5 5 (23.81%) Windows
6 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (4.76%) AIX
8 1 (4.76%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (14.29%) Change Management
2 3 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (9.52%) Data Modelling
3 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
3 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
3 2 (9.52%) Project Management
4 1 (4.76%) Server Monitoring
4 1 (4.76%) Electronic Design Automation
4 1 (4.76%) Data Management
4 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) Perl
3 1 (4.76%) Bourne shell
3 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.76%) Korn
3 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
1 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (38.10%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 4 (19.05%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 3 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (14.29%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (4.76%) Veritas File System
4 1 (4.76%) vSphere
4 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.76%) Sendmail
4 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.76%) Samba
Systems Management
1 13 (61.90%) NetBackup
2 11 (52.38%) BMC PATROL
3 9 (42.86%) Tivoli
3 9 (42.86%) Backup Exec
4 8 (38.10%) HP SIM
4 8 (38.10%) Netcool
4 8 (38.10%) Tivoli NetView
4 8 (38.10%) Control-M
4 8 (38.10%) OpenView
5 7 (33.33%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (14.29%) Foglight
7 2 (9.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (9.52%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 2 (9.52%) Data Guard
7 2 (9.52%) Ionix
8 1 (4.76%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (4.76%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) HP
1 12 (57.14%) Veritas
2 11 (52.38%) IBM
2 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
3 8 (38.10%) Wall Street Systems
3 8 (38.10%) Remedy
4 7 (33.33%) Oracle
4 7 (33.33%) EMC
5 5 (23.81%) CommVault
6 4 (19.05%) NetApp
7 3 (14.29%) Red Hat
7 3 (14.29%) Symantec
7 3 (14.29%) Cisco
8 2 (9.52%) Sun
8 2 (9.52%) Sybase
8 2 (9.52%) VMware
9 1 (4.76%) Veeam
9 1 (4.76%) TIBCO
9 1 (4.76%) Citrix
9 1 (4.76%) JBoss