The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Symmetrix DMX in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Symmetrix DMX over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
EMC Symmetrix DMX
Rank 603 539 566
Rank change year-on-year
-64 +27
Contract jobs citing Symmetrix DMX 10 38 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.072% 0.040%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.056% 0.23% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 32 9
Average daily rate
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£394 £381 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.34% -15.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £366 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £411 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £408 £341
% change year-on-year
-4.90% +19.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £50.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
17915 16605 16550
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.69% 31.66% 30.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 11249 10379 9689
Average daily rate £413 £410 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £240 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 727 675 807
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.02 £21.43
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.63% -15.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -14.28%

Symmetrix DMX
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Symmetrix DMX within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Symmetrix DMX Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Symmetrix DMX
Daily Rate Trend

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

Symmetrix DMX Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Symmetrix DMX
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Symmetrix DMX within the UK over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Symmetrix DMX Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Symmetrix DMX
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Symmetrix DMX Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Symmetrix DMX
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 Symmetrix DMX within the UK over the 3 months to 24 October 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 -53 9 £394 +3.61%
London -31 6 £425 +11.84%
Bedfordshire - - - -
Devon - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
North West - - - -
South West - - - -
East of England - - - -
Bedford - - - -
Exeter - - - -
Liverpool - - - -

Symmetrix DMX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Symmetrix DMX 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 Symmetrix DMX.

1 21 (100.00%) EMC
2 11 (52.38%) SAN
2 11 (52.38%) Finance
3 9 (42.86%) IBM
4 8 (38.10%) Solaris
4 8 (38.10%) Veritas
5 6 (28.57%) CLARiiON
5 6 (28.57%) EMC Centera
5 6 (28.57%) Banking
5 6 (28.57%) Mainframe
5 6 (28.57%) CA
5 6 (28.57%) Linux
5 6 (28.57%) Oracle
5 6 (28.57%) UNIX
5 6 (28.57%) Sun
5 6 (28.57%) Cisco
5 6 (28.57%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 6 (28.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 5 (23.81%) SRDF
6 5 (23.81%) HP
7 4 (19.05%) NetApp
7 4 (19.05%) EMC TimeFinder
7 4 (19.05%) VMware
7 4 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (14.29%) Migration
8 3 (14.29%) SUSE
8 3 (14.29%) Clustering
8 3 (14.29%) Investment Banking
8 3 (14.29%) Brocade
8 3 (14.29%) Korn

Symmetrix DMX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Symmetrix DMX 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 Symmetrix DMX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 11 (52.38%) SAN
2 3 (14.29%) LDAP
2 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 3 (14.29%) NAS
3 2 (9.52%) Connectrix
4 1 (4.76%) DNS
4 1 (4.76%) Fibre Channel
General
1 11 (52.38%) Finance
2 6 (28.57%) Banking
3 3 (14.29%) Investment Banking
4 2 (9.52%) Publishing
5 1 (4.76%) French Language
5 1 (4.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Administrator
2 6 (28.57%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 4 (19.05%) Storage Administrator
4 3 (14.29%) UNIX Administrator
4 3 (14.29%) Storage Consultant
4 3 (14.29%) Consultant
4 3 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (9.52%) Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Storage Specialist
5 2 (9.52%) Storage Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Storage Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) SAN Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Implementation Specialist
5 2 (9.52%) Mainframe Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) VMware Architect
6 1 (4.76%) SAN Storage Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Migration Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) CLARiiON
1 6 (28.57%) EMC Centera
1 6 (28.57%) Mainframe
2 3 (14.29%) Clustering
2 3 (14.29%) Wiki
3 2 (9.52%) Replication
4 1 (4.76%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Solaris
2 6 (28.57%) Linux
2 6 (28.57%) UNIX
3 3 (14.29%) HPUX
3 3 (14.29%) SUSE
4 2 (9.52%) Windows
4 2 (9.52%) AIX
5 1 (4.76%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (14.29%) Migration
3 2 (9.52%) Asset Management
3 2 (9.52%) ITIL
3 2 (9.52%) Change Control
4 1 (4.76%) Change Management
4 1 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) Shell Script
1 3 (14.29%) Korn
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 6 (28.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 5 (23.81%) SRDF
3 2 (9.52%) Firmware
4 1 (4.76%) VMware ESX
4 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.76%) XenApp
4 1 (4.76%) XenDesktop
4 1 (4.76%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
4 1 (4.76%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) EMC TimeFinder
2 2 (9.52%) EMC Navisphere
2 2 (9.52%) NetBackup
3 1 (4.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) EMC
2 9 (42.86%) IBM
3 8 (38.10%) Veritas
4 6 (28.57%) CA
4 6 (28.57%) Oracle
4 6 (28.57%) Cisco
4 6 (28.57%) Sun
5 5 (23.81%) HP
6 4 (19.05%) NetApp
6 4 (19.05%) VMware
7 3 (14.29%) Brocade
7 3 (14.29%) Red Hat
8 2 (9.52%) 3PAR
9 1 (4.76%) Fujitsu Siemens
9 1 (4.76%) Siemens
9 1 (4.76%) Dell
9 1 (4.76%) Citrix
9 1 (4.76%) Microsoft