The first 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 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 terms in our Miscellaneous 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 Symmetrix DMX
Rank 570 485 522
Rank change year-on-year
-85 +37
Contract jobs citing Symmetrix DMX 17 59 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.12% 0.48% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 37 35
Average daily rate £424 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £300 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £460 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £245 £438 £400
% change year-on-year
-44.00% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
14311 12220 14892
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 25.42% 25.61% 24.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 8841 7349 8662
Average daily rate £415 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 568 621 771
Average hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% -14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%

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 18 April 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 15 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 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 -129 15 £424 +6.00% 1
London -60 13 £425 +6.25%
City of London -17 2 £424 +18.53%
Merseyside - - - -
North West - - - -
South East - - - -
Watford - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - - 1
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
East of England - - - - 1
Bedford - - - -
Liverpool - - - -

Symmetrix DMX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 71 (100.00%) EMC
2 52 (73.24%) SAN
3 44 (61.97%) ITIL
4 43 (60.56%) NetApp
5 41 (57.75%) Isilon
6 35 (49.30%) Brocade
7 34 (47.89%) Cisco
8 31 (43.66%) SRDF
8 31 (43.66%) Capacity Management
9 27 (38.03%) CLARiiON
10 25 (35.21%) VMware
11 24 (33.80%) UNIX
12 21 (29.58%) Windows
13 20 (28.17%) NCDA
13 20 (28.17%) Data Management
14 19 (26.76%) Solaris
15 18 (25.35%) Veritas
16 16 (22.54%) EMC RecoverPoint
17 15 (21.13%) Oracle
18 14 (19.72%) VMware Infrastructure
19 13 (18.31%) Service Management
20 12 (16.90%) AIX
20 12 (16.90%) Degree
21 11 (15.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
21 11 (15.49%) PRINCE2
21 11 (15.49%) SLA
21 11 (15.49%) Citrix
21 11 (15.49%) Stakeholder Management
22 10 (14.08%) Linux
22 10 (14.08%) Spreadsheet

Symmetrix DMX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 9 (12.68%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (14.08%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 52 (73.24%) SAN
2 6 (8.45%) Connectrix
3 5 (7.04%) NAS
4 3 (4.23%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (1.41%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.41%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.04%) Oracle Exadata
General
1 9 (12.68%) Telecoms
2 5 (7.04%) Finance
3 4 (5.63%) Banking
4 1 (1.41%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (23.94%) Storage Engineer
2 16 (22.54%) Administrator
2 16 (22.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (11.27%) Storage Administrator
3 8 (11.27%) Consultant
4 7 (9.86%) Project Manager
4 7 (9.86%) UNIX Administrator
5 6 (8.45%) Storage Consultant
6 5 (7.04%) Technical Project Manager
6 5 (7.04%) Technical Manager
6 5 (7.04%) Server Administrator
7 4 (5.63%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 4 (5.63%) Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (4.23%) Support Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (4.23%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (4.23%) SAN Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) EMC Engineer
9 2 (2.82%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 2 (2.82%) Storage Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 27 (38.03%) CLARiiON
2 9 (12.68%) Wiki
3 7 (9.86%) EMC Centera
4 4 (5.63%) Celerra
4 4 (5.63%) Replication
5 2 (2.82%) Symmetrix
5 2 (2.82%) Clustering
6 1 (1.41%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.41%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.41%) CMDB
6 1 (1.41%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 24 (33.80%) UNIX
2 21 (29.58%) Windows
3 19 (26.76%) Solaris
4 12 (16.90%) AIX
5 10 (14.08%) Linux
6 8 (11.27%) SUSE
7 5 (7.04%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.82%) HPUX
9 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (61.97%) ITIL
2 31 (43.66%) Capacity Management
3 20 (28.17%) Data Management
4 13 (18.31%) Service Management
5 11 (15.49%) PRINCE2
5 11 (15.49%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (14.08%) Asset Management
7 9 (12.68%) Budget Control
7 9 (12.68%) Data Analysis
7 9 (12.68%) Incident Management
7 9 (12.68%) Resource Management
7 9 (12.68%) Configuration Management
7 9 (12.68%) RDF
7 9 (12.68%) Change Management
7 9 (12.68%) Security Management
8 7 (9.86%) Project Management
8 7 (9.86%) Project Planning
9 4 (5.63%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (5.63%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (2.82%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.68%) SQL
1 9 (12.68%) Shell Script
2 7 (9.86%) Perl
2 7 (9.86%) Korn
Qualifications
1 20 (28.17%) NCDA
2 12 (16.90%) Degree
3 11 (15.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (5.63%) DV Cleared
4 4 (5.63%) Security Cleared
5 3 (4.23%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.49%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (43.66%) SRDF
2 16 (22.54%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 14 (19.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (14.08%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 10 (14.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 4 (5.63%) Active Directory
6 2 (2.82%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (9.86%) NetBackup
1 7 (9.86%) EMC Navisphere
2 5 (7.04%) EMC TimeFinder
3 2 (2.82%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 1 (1.41%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.41%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 71 (100.00%) EMC
2 43 (60.56%) NetApp
3 41 (57.75%) Isilon
4 35 (49.30%) Brocade
5 34 (47.89%) Cisco
6 25 (35.21%) VMware
7 18 (25.35%) Veritas
8 15 (21.13%) Oracle
9 11 (15.49%) Citrix
10 9 (12.68%) IBM
11 7 (9.86%) Sun
12 5 (7.04%) HP
12 5 (7.04%) Red Hat
13 2 (2.82%) 3PAR
14 1 (1.41%) Microsoft