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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
EMC Legato
Rank 578 581 529
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -52
Contract jobs citing Legato 15 18 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.032% 0.072%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.35% 0.42% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 17
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£413 £410 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.73% +13.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £389 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £438 £250
% change year-on-year
-48.57% +75.00%
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
4339 4263 3298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.76% 7.56% 6.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2652 2437 1898
Average daily rate £410 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.79% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 161 163
Average hourly rate £20.19 £23.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.23% +15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £25.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-19.26% +16.27%

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 17 April 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 11 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 17 April 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 +10 10 £413 +4.03% 1
England -4 10 £413 -1.55% 3
Manchester - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Reading - - - - 1
Berkshire - - - - 1
Northamptonshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -
South East - - - - 1

Legato
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 18 (78.26%) EMC
2 13 (56.52%) VMware
3 11 (47.83%) Windows
3 11 (47.83%) EMC NetWorker
4 10 (43.48%) SAN
4 10 (43.48%) Backup Exec
5 9 (39.13%) NetApp
5 9 (39.13%) HP
5 9 (39.13%) Hyper-V
6 6 (26.09%) Veeam
6 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (26.09%) vCloud
6 6 (26.09%) Cisco
6 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
6 6 (26.09%) Brocade
6 6 (26.09%) Migration
6 6 (26.09%) Replication
7 5 (21.74%) Sophos
7 5 (21.74%) NetBackup
7 5 (21.74%) SharePoint
7 5 (21.74%) Oracle
7 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (21.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 5 (21.74%) Data Guard
7 5 (21.74%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (17.39%) VCP4
8 4 (17.39%) VCP5
8 4 (17.39%) Network Security
8 4 (17.39%) Xen

Legato
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 5 (21.74%) SharePoint
1 5 (21.74%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (4.35%) ArcGIS
2 1 (4.35%) ArcSDE
Communications & Networking
1 10 (43.48%) SAN
2 4 (17.39%) Firewall
2 4 (17.39%) Network Security
2 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.35%) LDAP
3 1 (4.35%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Law
2 1 (4.35%) Legal
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Storage Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Storage Administrator
2 5 (21.74%) Administrator
3 4 (17.39%) Backup Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Data Centre Specialist
5 2 (8.70%) Migration Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Server Support
6 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.35%) Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Server Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Storage Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Operations Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) IT Operations Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Server Support
6 1 (4.35%) Data Centre Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) UNIX Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Storage Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Data Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Replication
2 4 (17.39%) CLARiiON
3 1 (4.35%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 11 (47.83%) Windows
2 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (8.70%) Solaris
6 1 (4.35%) Linux
6 1 (4.35%) AIX
6 1 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Migration
2 3 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.35%) ITIL
3 1 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (4.35%) Change Control
3 1 (4.35%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (17.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (17.39%) MCITP
2 4 (17.39%) VCP4
2 4 (17.39%) VCP5
3 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) Sun Certification
4 1 (4.35%) MCSE
4 1 (4.35%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (39.13%) Hyper-V
2 6 (26.09%) vCloud
2 6 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (17.39%) Xen
4 2 (8.70%) vSphere
5 1 (4.35%) XenDesktop
5 1 (4.35%) NFS
5 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (47.83%) EMC NetWorker
2 10 (43.48%) Backup Exec
3 5 (21.74%) Data Guard
3 5 (21.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 5 (21.74%) NetBackup
4 3 (13.04%) OpenView
4 3 (13.04%) Tivoli
4 3 (13.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (13.04%) SCDPM
5 2 (8.70%) SCOM
6 1 (4.35%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (4.35%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 18 (78.26%) EMC
2 13 (56.52%) VMware
3 9 (39.13%) NetApp
3 9 (39.13%) HP
4 6 (26.09%) Cisco
4 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
4 6 (26.09%) Brocade
4 6 (26.09%) Veeam
5 5 (21.74%) Sophos
5 5 (21.74%) Oracle
6 4 (17.39%) Symantec
7 3 (13.04%) Fujitsu
7 3 (13.04%) 3PAR
8 1 (4.35%) Isilon
8 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds
8 1 (4.35%) ESRI
8 1 (4.35%) Citrix
8 1 (4.35%) Hitachi