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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
EMC Symmetrix DMX
Rank 614 600 547
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -53
Contract jobs citing Symmetrix DMX 6 11 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.020% 0.063%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.033% 0.063% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 16
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£475 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
17983 17463 16822
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.62% 31.95% 32.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 11310 10578 9959
Average daily rate £418 £400 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 686 674 729
Average hourly rate £19.72 £20.50 £21.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.82% -6.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.14% +5.00%

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
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 9 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 31 July 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 -28 6 £475 +5.55% 1
Liverpool -7 3 £475 -
Merseyside -10 3 £475 -
North West -25 3 £475 -
London -4 1 - - 1
Midlands - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -
Bedford - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -

Symmetrix DMX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 34 (100.00%) EMC
2 26 (76.47%) SAN
3 24 (70.59%) Cisco
3 24 (70.59%) Windows
3 24 (70.59%) VMware
3 24 (70.59%) Symmetrix
4 21 (61.76%) EMC VNX
5 19 (55.88%) EMC VMAX
5 19 (55.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (55.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (55.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (52.94%) Migration
7 17 (50.00%) HPUX
8 16 (47.06%) EMC Centera
8 16 (47.06%) CLARiiON
8 16 (47.06%) VMware ESXi
8 16 (47.06%) EMC VPLEX
9 15 (44.12%) SRDF
10 14 (41.18%) NAS
11 13 (38.24%) Data Centre
12 11 (32.35%) 3PAR
12 11 (32.35%) HP
12 11 (32.35%) Disaster Recovery
13 10 (29.41%) NetApp
14 9 (26.47%) Celerra
15 8 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
16 7 (20.59%) Hyper-V
17 6 (17.65%) Brocade
17 6 (17.65%) SLA
17 6 (17.65%) Capacity Planning

Symmetrix DMX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Communications & Networking
1 26 (76.47%) SAN
2 14 (41.18%) NAS
3 1 (2.94%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (2.94%) iSCSI
General
1 5 (14.71%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Publishing
3 1 (2.94%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Retail
3 1 (2.94%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (23.53%) Consultant
1 8 (23.53%) Storage Consultant
2 7 (20.59%) Analyst
2 7 (20.59%) Storage Analyst
2 7 (20.59%) Storage Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) EMC Storage Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) EMC Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Storage Specialist
4 4 (11.76%) EMC Storage Consultant
5 3 (8.82%) Data Centre Specialist
6 2 (5.88%) Storage Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) Technical Specialist
7 1 (2.94%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.94%) Architect
7 1 (2.94%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Backup Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 24 (70.59%) Symmetrix
2 21 (61.76%) EMC VNX
3 19 (55.88%) EMC VMAX
4 16 (47.06%) EMC Centera
4 16 (47.06%) CLARiiON
5 13 (38.24%) Data Centre
6 9 (26.47%) Celerra
7 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (14.71%) Replication
7 5 (14.71%) HP StoreVirtual
8 2 (5.88%) HP Storage
9 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 24 (70.59%) Windows
2 19 (55.88%) Windows Server 2003
2 19 (55.88%) Windows Server 2008
2 19 (55.88%) Windows Server 2012
3 17 (50.00%) HPUX
4 5 (14.71%) Linux
5 4 (11.76%) Windows 2000
5 4 (11.76%) Windows NT
6 2 (5.88%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (2.94%) UNIX
7 1 (2.94%) SUSE
7 1 (2.94%) Solaris
7 1 (2.94%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (52.94%) Migration
2 11 (32.35%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (17.65%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (14.71%) Risk Management
4 5 (14.71%) ITIL
4 5 (14.71%) Project Management
4 5 (14.71%) Data Migration
5 4 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (11.76%) Capacity Management
5 4 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (11.76%) Performance Analysis
5 4 (11.76%) Asset Management
6 3 (8.82%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared
1 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.65%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (47.06%) VMware ESXi
2 15 (44.12%) SRDF
3 8 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (20.59%) Hyper-V
5 3 (8.82%) Firmware
6 1 (2.94%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.94%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 1 (2.94%) vSphere
6 1 (2.94%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Veritas File System
6 1 (2.94%) NFS
Systems Management
1 16 (47.06%) EMC VPLEX
2 4 (11.76%) OpenView
3 1 (2.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (2.94%) EMC TimeFinder
3 1 (2.94%) EMC Navisphere
3 1 (2.94%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.94%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 34 (100.00%) EMC
2 24 (70.59%) Cisco
2 24 (70.59%) VMware
3 11 (32.35%) HP
3 11 (32.35%) 3PAR
4 10 (29.41%) NetApp
5 6 (17.65%) Brocade
6 5 (14.71%) IBM
7 1 (2.94%) Sun
7 1 (2.94%) CommVault
7 1 (2.94%) Veritas
7 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.94%) Symantec