The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Symmetrix in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Symmetrix over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
EMC Symmetrix
UK
Rank 584 605 605
Rank change year-on-year
+21 0
Contract jobs citing Symmetrix 9 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.014% 0.014%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.062% 0.043% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 5
Median daily rate £350 £220 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% -51.11%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £220 £200
% change year-on-year
+59.09% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £27.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £27.25 -

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
14575 16366 15633
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.49% 32.73% 31.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9302 10380 9770
Median daily rate £438 £425 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £620 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 544 692 654
Median hourly rate £20.50 £21.98 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.71% +23.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £50.99 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-13.95% +22.85%

Symmetrix
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Symmetrix as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Symmetrix Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Symmetrix
Daily Rate Trend

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

Symmetrix Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Symmetrix
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Symmetrix within the UK over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

Symmetrix Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Symmetrix
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Symmetrix Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Symmetrix
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Symmetrix within the UK over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +24 9 £350 +59.09%
London +8 5 £450 -
Yorkshire - 4 £350 -
Sheffield - 4 £350 -
South Yorkshire - 4 £350 -

Symmetrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Symmetrix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Symmetrix.

1 15 (100.00%) EMC
2 12 (80.00%) SAN
3 11 (73.33%) NetApp
3 11 (73.33%) VMware
3 11 (73.33%) Windows
4 10 (66.67%) IBM
5 9 (60.00%) Replication
6 8 (53.33%) Sun
6 8 (53.33%) Perl
6 8 (53.33%) Oracle
6 8 (53.33%) NFS
6 8 (53.33%) TCP/IP
6 8 (53.33%) DNS
6 8 (53.33%) Data Centre
7 7 (46.67%) AIX
7 7 (46.67%) LDAP
7 7 (46.67%) Veritas
7 7 (46.67%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 7 (46.67%) Oracle RAC
7 7 (46.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 7 (46.67%) Veritas File System
7 7 (46.67%) SRDF
8 6 (40.00%) Red Hat
8 6 (40.00%) Solaris
8 6 (40.00%) Linux
8 6 (40.00%) Unix
8 6 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (40.00%) NAS
9 5 (33.33%) 3PAR
9 5 (33.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

Symmetrix
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 12 (80.00%) SAN
2 8 (53.33%) DNS
2 8 (53.33%) TCP/IP
3 7 (46.67%) LDAP
4 6 (40.00%) NAS
5 1 (6.67%) DHCP
5 1 (6.67%) FTP
5 1 (6.67%) SSH
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Administrator
2 5 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
2 5 (33.33%) Storage Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Unix Administrator
3 3 (20.00%) AIX Administrator
3 3 (20.00%) Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) Storage Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) SAN Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) SAN Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) SAN Storage Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Server Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) NetApp Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Solaris Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Unix Linux Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) VMWare Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Wintel Server Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 9 (60.00%) Replication
2 8 (53.33%) Data Centre
3 4 (26.67%) CLARiiON
3 4 (26.67%) EMC VMAX
3 4 (26.67%) EMC VNX
4 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) AIX
3 6 (40.00%) Linux
3 6 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (40.00%) Solaris
3 6 (40.00%) Unix
4 5 (33.33%) SUSE
4 5 (33.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 5 (33.33%) VMS
5 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Change Management
1 5 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (33.33%) Migration
2 4 (26.67%) Data Migration
2 4 (26.67%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) Perl
2 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) NFS
2 7 (46.67%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (46.67%) SRDF
2 7 (46.67%) Veritas File System
2 7 (46.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (20.00%) VMware ESX
4 3 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (13.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 7 (46.67%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 4 (26.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) EMC
2 11 (73.33%) NetApp
2 11 (73.33%) VMware
3 10 (66.67%) IBM
4 8 (53.33%) Oracle
4 8 (53.33%) Sun
5 7 (46.67%) Veritas
6 6 (40.00%) Red Hat
7 5 (33.33%) 3PAR
7 5 (33.33%) Cisco
8 4 (26.67%) Brocade
9 1 (6.67%) HP
9 1 (6.67%) Nimble Storage