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 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
EMC Legato
Rank 591 580 534
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -46
Contract jobs citing Legato 5 15 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.028% 0.042%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.12% 0.36% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 10
Average daily rate
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£400 £410 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.31% +10.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £389 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £438 £375
% change year-on-year
-34.28% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £16.00 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -37.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £16.00 -

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
4148 4110 3488
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.78% 7.76% 7.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2598 2426 1958
Average daily rate £400 £383 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 147 176
Average hourly rate £20.19 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.88% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-3.88% +5.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Legato within the UK over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Legato Daily Rate Histogram 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 5 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 29 May 2015. 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
London -1 3 £463 +16.64%
England -31 3 £463 +10.38% 1
City of London +15 2 £463 +16.06%
Scotland 0 2 £288 -28.12% 1
Glasgow - 2 £288 -

Legato
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 15 (75.00%) EMC
2 11 (55.00%) Windows
2 11 (55.00%) VMware
3 10 (50.00%) Backup Exec
4 9 (45.00%) SAN
4 9 (45.00%) HP
4 9 (45.00%) EMC NetWorker
5 7 (35.00%) Hyper-V
5 7 (35.00%) NetApp
6 6 (30.00%) Cisco
6 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (30.00%) Migration
6 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (25.00%) Data Guard
7 5 (25.00%) Server Building
7 5 (25.00%) NetBackup
7 5 (25.00%) Oracle
7 5 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (20.00%) C
8 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
8 4 (20.00%) Symantec
8 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (20.00%) MCITP
8 4 (20.00%) Brocade
8 4 (20.00%) CLARiiON
8 4 (20.00%) Replication
8 4 (20.00%) Firewall

Legato
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 3 (15.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) ArcGIS
2 1 (5.00%) ArcSDE
Communications & Networking
1 9 (45.00%) SAN
2 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (20.00%) Firewall
2 4 (20.00%) Network Security
3 1 (5.00%) NAS
3 1 (5.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Dutch Language
2 1 (5.00%) Law
2 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Storage Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Backup Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Data Centre Specialist
3 3 (15.00%) Administrator
3 3 (15.00%) Storage Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) Migration Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
5 1 (5.00%) Data Centre Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Server Support
5 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.00%) UNIX Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Server Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Storage Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) IT Operations Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Data Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Storage Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) CLARiiON
1 4 (20.00%) Replication
1 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) Windows
2 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (10.00%) Solaris
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.00%) Linux
6 1 (5.00%) UNIX
6 1 (5.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Migration
2 5 (25.00%) Server Building
3 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.00%) Change Control
4 1 (5.00%) Server Monitoring
4 1 (5.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Patch Management
4 1 (5.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (20.00%) MCITP
2 4 (20.00%) VCP5
2 4 (20.00%) VCP4
3 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) MCSE
4 1 (5.00%) CCNA
4 1 (5.00%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (35.00%) Hyper-V
2 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (20.00%) vCloud
3 4 (20.00%) Xen
4 2 (10.00%) vSphere
5 1 (5.00%) XenDesktop
5 1 (5.00%) NFS
5 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (50.00%) Backup Exec
2 9 (45.00%) EMC NetWorker
3 5 (25.00%) Data Guard
3 5 (25.00%) NetBackup
3 5 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (15.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (15.00%) SCDPM
4 3 (15.00%) Tivoli
4 3 (15.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (15.00%) OpenView
5 2 (10.00%) SCOM
6 1 (5.00%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (5.00%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 15 (75.00%) EMC
2 11 (55.00%) VMware
3 9 (45.00%) HP
4 7 (35.00%) NetApp
5 6 (30.00%) Cisco
5 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
6 5 (25.00%) Oracle
7 4 (20.00%) Symantec
7 4 (20.00%) Brocade
7 4 (20.00%) Veeam
8 3 (15.00%) Fujitsu
8 3 (15.00%) 3PAR
8 3 (15.00%) Sophos
9 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds
9 1 (5.00%) Isilon
9 1 (5.00%) Hitachi
9 1 (5.00%) ESRI
9 1 (5.00%) Citrix