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 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
EMC Symmetrix DMX
Rank 576 512 532
Rank change year-on-year
-64 +20
Contract jobs citing Symmetrix DMX 15 52 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.10% 0.047%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.092% 0.33% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 48 11
Average daily rate
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£360 £380 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -10.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £354 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £421 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £378 £395
% change year-on-year
-4.63% -4.43%
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
16358 15880 14400
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.33% 31.02% 29.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 10542 9828 8499
Average daily rate £415 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 632 679 815
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

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 December 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 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 24 (100.00%) EMC
2 16 (66.67%) SAN
3 15 (62.50%) Veritas
3 15 (62.50%) Solaris
4 14 (58.33%) Banking
5 13 (54.17%) VMware
5 13 (54.17%) Linux
5 13 (54.17%) UNIX
5 13 (54.17%) Sun
5 13 (54.17%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 13 (54.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 10 (41.67%) Korn
6 10 (41.67%) Wiki
6 10 (41.67%) SharePoint
6 10 (41.67%) Shell Script
6 10 (41.67%) HPUX
6 10 (41.67%) SUSE
7 8 (33.33%) Clustering
7 8 (33.33%) Finance
8 7 (29.17%) Investment Banking
9 6 (25.00%) SRDF
10 5 (20.83%) CLARiiON
10 5 (20.83%) Migration
11 4 (16.67%) Windows
11 4 (16.67%) Cisco
11 4 (16.67%) HP
12 3 (12.50%) IBM
12 3 (12.50%) LDAP
12 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
12 3 (12.50%) Red Hat

Symmetrix DMX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 10 (41.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 16 (66.67%) SAN
2 3 (12.50%) LDAP
2 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 2 (8.33%) Connectrix
4 1 (4.17%) NAS
4 1 (4.17%) DNS
General
1 14 (58.33%) Banking
2 8 (33.33%) Finance
3 7 (29.17%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.17%) Retail Banking
4 1 (4.17%) French Language
4 1 (4.17%) Legal
4 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 10 (41.67%) Administrator
3 9 (37.50%) UNIX Administrator
4 8 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (20.83%) Consultant
5 5 (20.83%) Storage Consultant
6 2 (8.33%) Storage Specialist
6 2 (8.33%) Implementation Specialist
7 1 (4.17%) EMC Storage Administrator
7 1 (4.17%) VMware Architect
7 1 (4.17%) Storage Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Storage Administrator
7 1 (4.17%) Migration Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Storage Administrator
7 1 (4.17%) UNIX Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 1 (4.17%) Architect
7 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 10 (41.67%) Wiki
2 8 (33.33%) Clustering
3 5 (20.83%) CLARiiON
4 3 (12.50%) EMC Centera
5 2 (8.33%) Replication
5 2 (8.33%) Symmetrix
6 1 (4.17%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 15 (62.50%) Solaris
2 13 (54.17%) Linux
2 13 (54.17%) UNIX
3 10 (41.67%) HPUX
3 10 (41.67%) SUSE
4 4 (16.67%) Windows
5 2 (8.33%) AIX
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.17%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) Migration
2 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.17%) Change Management
3 1 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) Shell Script
1 10 (41.67%) Korn
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 13 (54.17%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 13 (54.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 6 (25.00%) SRDF
3 2 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.17%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
4 1 (4.17%) MetaFrame
4 1 (4.17%) VMware ESX
4 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.17%) XenApp
4 1 (4.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) EMC TimeFinder
1 2 (8.33%) EMC Navisphere
1 2 (8.33%) NetBackup
2 1 (4.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) EMC
2 15 (62.50%) Veritas
3 13 (54.17%) VMware
3 13 (54.17%) Sun
4 4 (16.67%) HP
4 4 (16.67%) Cisco
5 3 (12.50%) IBM
5 3 (12.50%) Brocade
5 3 (12.50%) Red Hat
6 2 (8.33%) NetApp
7 1 (4.17%) Siemens
7 1 (4.17%) Citrix
7 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
7 1 (4.17%) Dell
7 1 (4.17%) Fujitsu Siemens