The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
EMC Legato
Rank 569 509 559
Rank change year-on-year
-60 +50
Contract jobs citing Legato 18 35 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.073% 0.048%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.44% 1.11% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 17 21
Average daily rate £410 £360 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.75% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £203 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £435 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £250 £450
% change year-on-year
+75.00% -44.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 £25.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.25% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 - -
Systems Management Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
4115 3159 3757
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.31% 6.62% 6.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2371 1814 2011
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 155 158 161
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £42.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +8.10%

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 25 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -110 10 £419 +18.02% 1
Scotland +1 8 £400 +6.66%
London -46 5 £397 +6.44%
North Lanarkshire - 5 - -
Motherwell - 4 - -
South East -15 2 £450 +80.00%
Surrey - 2 £450 -
City of London -23 1 £399 -6.23%
North West - 1 - -
Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £425 -
West Midlands - 1 £425 -
Farnborough - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Chester - - - -
Chippenham - - - -
Fareham - - - -
Leatherhead - - - -
Reading - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Wiltshire - - - - 1
South West - - - - 1

Legato
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 27 (75.00%) EMC
2 26 (72.22%) Oracle
3 25 (69.44%) Linux
4 23 (63.89%) Solaris
5 20 (55.56%) SQL
6 19 (52.78%) ITIL
6 19 (52.78%) Windows
7 18 (50.00%) UNIX
7 18 (50.00%) Oracle Database
8 17 (47.22%) Oracle Database 10g
8 17 (47.22%) Oracle RMAN
8 17 (47.22%) Oracle RAC
8 17 (47.22%) Oracle Database 11g
9 16 (44.44%) EMC NetWorker
9 16 (44.44%) Data Modelling
10 15 (41.67%) Tivoli
10 15 (41.67%) SAN
11 13 (36.11%) Data Guard
12 11 (30.56%) WebLogic
13 10 (27.78%) PRINCE2
13 10 (27.78%) PL/SQL
13 10 (27.78%) High Availability
13 10 (27.78%) Capacity Planning
13 10 (27.78%) Oracle Database 12c
14 9 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 9 (25.00%) HP
14 9 (25.00%) Oracle Spatial
14 9 (25.00%) Service Management
14 9 (25.00%) Finance
15 8 (22.22%) Oracle OWB

Legato
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 11 (30.56%) WebLogic
2 9 (25.00%) Oracle Spatial
3 8 (22.22%) Oracle Application Server
4 6 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 4 (11.11%) WordPress
5 4 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (11.11%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
6 1 (2.78%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (2.78%) IIS
6 1 (2.78%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (41.67%) SAN
2 5 (13.89%) Firewall
3 4 (11.11%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (2.78%) NAS
4 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.78%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 17 (47.22%) Oracle Database 10g
2 17 (47.22%) Oracle Database 11g
3 10 (27.78%) Oracle Database 12c
4 8 (22.22%) Oracle OWB
5 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.78%) DB2
6 1 (2.78%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (2.78%) MySQL
General
1 9 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Law
2 2 (5.56%) Legal
3 1 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.78%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (47.22%) DBA
1 17 (47.22%) Oracle DBA
2 5 (13.89%) Administrator
3 4 (11.11%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 4 (11.11%) UNIX Administrator
3 4 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (8.33%) Consultant
4 3 (8.33%) Server Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Help Desk Support
5 2 (5.56%) Sybase DBA
5 2 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (5.56%) Help Desk Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) IT Support
6 1 (2.78%) Help Desk Support Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) SAN Storage Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Solaris Support Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) HP Storage Administrator
6 1 (2.78%) Technical Support
6 1 (2.78%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) Web Services
2 1 (2.78%) J2EE
2 1 (2.78%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.56%) Grid Computing
3 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.78%) Celerra
3 1 (2.78%) CLARiiON
3 1 (2.78%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 25 (69.44%) Linux
2 23 (63.89%) Solaris
3 19 (52.78%) Windows
4 18 (50.00%) UNIX
5 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (52.78%) ITIL
2 16 (44.44%) Data Modelling
3 10 (27.78%) PRINCE2
3 10 (27.78%) High Availability
3 10 (27.78%) Capacity Planning
4 9 (25.00%) Service Management
5 7 (19.44%) Configuration Management
5 7 (19.44%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (16.67%) Change Management
7 5 (13.89%) Service Delivery
8 3 (8.33%) Data Management
9 2 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (5.56%) Server Monitoring
10 1 (2.78%) Capacity Management
10 1 (2.78%) Project Management
10 1 (2.78%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (55.56%) SQL
2 10 (27.78%) PL/SQL
3 4 (11.11%) Korn
3 4 (11.11%) Perl
3 4 (11.11%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) OCP
1 3 (8.33%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.56%) CCNA
2 2 (5.56%) MCSE
3 1 (2.78%) RHCE
3 1 (2.78%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (47.22%) Oracle RMAN
1 17 (47.22%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (16.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.78%) vSphere
4 1 (2.78%) KVM
4 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.78%) Xen
Systems Management
1 16 (44.44%) EMC NetWorker
2 15 (41.67%) Tivoli
3 13 (36.11%) Data Guard
4 9 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 8 (22.22%) NetBackup
5 8 (22.22%) BMC PATROL
6 7 (19.44%) HP Data Protector
6 7 (19.44%) Foglight
7 5 (13.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (5.56%) Backup Exec
8 2 (5.56%) OpenView
8 2 (5.56%) HP SIM
9 1 (2.78%) Ionix
9 1 (2.78%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (2.78%) PureDisk
9 1 (2.78%) Nagios
9 1 (2.78%) ARCserve
9 1 (2.78%) WSUS
9 1 (2.78%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 1 (2.78%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (75.00%) EMC
2 26 (72.22%) Oracle
3 9 (25.00%) HP
4 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 8 (22.22%) Red Hat
5 7 (19.44%) Veritas
6 6 (16.67%) Symantec
6 6 (16.67%) CommVault
7 5 (13.89%) Cisco
7 5 (13.89%) Sun
7 5 (13.89%) VMware
8 4 (11.11%) Northgate
9 2 (5.56%) Sybase
9 2 (5.56%) IBM
9 2 (5.56%) SolarWinds
10 1 (2.78%) JBoss
10 1 (2.78%) NetApp
10 1 (2.78%) CA
10 1 (2.78%) Websense
10 1 (2.78%) TIBCO