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 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 Symmetrix DMX
Rank 588 576 499
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -77
Contract jobs citing Symmetrix DMX 8 19 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.036% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.048% 0.11% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 31
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£475 £431 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.14% +7.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £407 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £451 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £450 £444
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
16812 16661 15515
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.53% 31.47% 32.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 10365 10360 9121
Average daily rate £413 £401 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.99% -5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 667 657 668
Average hourly rate £18.71 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.90% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-11.62% -

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 29 May 2015.

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 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
England -30 8 £475 +10.14% 1
London -5 3 £425 -
Liverpool - 2 £475 - 1
Merseyside - 2 £475 - 1
East of England - 2 - -
North West - 2 £475 - 1
Midlands - 1 - -
Bedford - 1 - -
Watford - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -

Symmetrix DMX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 37 (100.00%) EMC
2 29 (78.38%) SAN
3 28 (75.68%) VMware
4 27 (72.97%) Symmetrix
4 27 (72.97%) Windows
5 26 (70.27%) Cisco
6 22 (59.46%) Windows Server 2003
6 22 (59.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (59.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (56.76%) HPUX
7 21 (56.76%) Migration
8 19 (51.35%) VMware ESXi
9 18 (48.65%) SRDF
10 15 (40.54%) CLARiiON
10 15 (40.54%) EMC Centera
11 13 (35.14%) NAS
11 13 (35.14%) Data Centre
12 11 (29.73%) 3PAR
12 11 (29.73%) HP
13 10 (27.03%) Disaster Recovery
14 9 (24.32%) Celerra
14 9 (24.32%) NetApp
15 8 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
16 7 (18.92%) Hyper-V
17 6 (16.22%) Brocade
17 6 (16.22%) Finance
17 6 (16.22%) SLA
17 6 (16.22%) Linux
17 6 (16.22%) Capacity Planning
18 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills

Symmetrix DMX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 29 (78.38%) SAN
2 13 (35.14%) NAS
3 1 (2.70%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (2.70%) iSCSI
General
1 6 (16.22%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Banking
3 2 (5.41%) Publishing
4 1 (2.70%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Retail
4 1 (2.70%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (27.03%) Consultant
1 10 (27.03%) Storage Consultant
2 7 (18.92%) Storage Engineer
3 6 (16.22%) Storage Analyst
3 6 (16.22%) Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) EMC Storage Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) EMC Storage Consultant
4 5 (13.51%) EMC Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Storage Specialist
5 4 (10.81%) Administrator
6 3 (8.11%) Data Centre Specialist
6 3 (8.11%) Storage Administrator
7 2 (5.41%) Technical Specialist
8 1 (2.70%) Backup Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) EMC Storage Administrator
8 1 (2.70%) Architect
8 1 (2.70%) Project Manager
8 1 (2.70%) Systems Administrator
8 1 (2.70%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.70%) UNIX Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 27 (72.97%) Symmetrix
2 15 (40.54%) CLARiiON
2 15 (40.54%) EMC Centera
3 13 (35.14%) Data Centre
4 9 (24.32%) Celerra
5 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (13.51%) Replication
6 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (2.70%) Clustering
6 1 (2.70%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 27 (72.97%) Windows
2 22 (59.46%) Windows Server 2003
2 22 (59.46%) Windows Server 2008
2 22 (59.46%) Windows Server 2012
3 21 (56.76%) HPUX
4 6 (16.22%) Linux
5 4 (10.81%) Windows 2000
5 4 (10.81%) Windows NT
6 2 (5.41%) SUSE
6 2 (5.41%) UNIX
6 2 (5.41%) Solaris
7 1 (2.70%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (56.76%) Migration
2 10 (27.03%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (16.22%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (13.51%) Data Migration
4 5 (13.51%) Risk Management
4 5 (13.51%) Project Management
5 4 (10.81%) ITIL
5 4 (10.81%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (10.81%) Performance Analysis
5 4 (10.81%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (10.81%) Capacity Management
6 3 (8.11%) Asset Management
7 2 (5.41%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
1 1 (2.70%) Korn
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
1 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.22%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (51.35%) VMware ESXi
2 18 (48.65%) SRDF
3 8 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (18.92%) Hyper-V
5 2 (5.41%) Firmware
5 2 (5.41%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (2.70%) Veritas File System
6 1 (2.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (2.70%) vSphere
6 1 (2.70%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 1 (2.70%) NFS
6 1 (2.70%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) OpenView
2 1 (2.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (2.70%) EMC TimeFinder
2 1 (2.70%) EMC Navisphere
2 1 (2.70%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.70%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 37 (100.00%) EMC
2 28 (75.68%) VMware
3 26 (70.27%) Cisco
4 11 (29.73%) 3PAR
4 11 (29.73%) HP
5 9 (24.32%) NetApp
6 6 (16.22%) Brocade
7 5 (13.51%) IBM
8 2 (5.41%) Sun
8 2 (5.41%) Veritas
9 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.70%) Symantec
9 1 (2.70%) CommVault