The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Symmetrix in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Symmetrix over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
EMC Symmetrix
Rank 607 587 547
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -40
Contract jobs citing Symmetrix 6 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.009% 0.020%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.034% 0.030% 0.061%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 2
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£300 - £438
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 - £428
10% offered a daily rate of more than £312 - £448
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £425
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
17514 16879 16449
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.37% 31.89% 33.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 10919 10366 9706
Average daily rate £415 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £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 651 644 726
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £42.85 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +9.75%

Symmetrix
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Symmetrix within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Symmetrix within the UK over the 3 months to 3 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 -27 6 £300 - 1
London -8 5 £300 -
City of London - 1 £320 -
Midlands - 1 - -

Symmetrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Symmetrix 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.

1 41 (100.00%) EMC
2 36 (87.80%) SAN
3 35 (85.37%) Windows
4 33 (80.49%) EMC VNX
5 30 (73.17%) Cisco
6 28 (68.29%) EMC VMAX
7 26 (63.41%) EMC VPLEX
8 25 (60.98%) Symmetrix DMX
9 24 (58.54%) VMware
10 20 (48.78%) Windows Server 2003
11 19 (46.34%) Migration
11 19 (46.34%) Windows Server 2012
11 19 (46.34%) Windows Server 2008
12 18 (43.90%) HPUX
13 16 (39.02%) NetApp
13 16 (39.02%) SRDF
14 14 (34.15%) VMware ESXi
14 14 (34.15%) IBM
15 13 (31.71%) CLARiiON
16 12 (29.27%) NAS
16 12 (29.27%) HP
17 11 (26.83%) Data ONTAP
18 10 (24.39%) UNIX
18 10 (24.39%) 3PAR
18 10 (24.39%) Data Centre
18 10 (24.39%) EMC Centera
19 9 (21.95%) VMware Infrastructure
19 9 (21.95%) NCDA
19 9 (21.95%) NCIE
19 9 (21.95%) NFS

Symmetrix
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Symmetrix 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.44%) Apache
1 1 (2.44%) Tomcat
1 1 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 36 (87.80%) SAN
2 12 (29.27%) NAS
3 5 (12.20%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (2.44%) FWSM
4 1 (2.44%) DNS
4 1 (2.44%) Internet
4 1 (2.44%) OSPF
4 1 (2.44%) BGP
4 1 (2.44%) EIGRP
4 1 (2.44%) Firewall
4 1 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.44%) iSCSI
4 1 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.44%) DTS
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) ERwin
General
1 9 (21.95%) Finance
2 6 (14.63%) Banking
3 2 (4.88%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.44%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (29.27%) Administrator
2 10 (24.39%) Storage Engineer
3 9 (21.95%) Consultant
3 9 (21.95%) Storage Consultant
3 9 (21.95%) Storage Administrator
4 6 (14.63%) EMC Storage Administrator
5 5 (12.20%) EMC Storage Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) EMC Storage Consultant
5 5 (12.20%) Storage Specialist
5 5 (12.20%) EMC Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Storage Analyst
6 4 (9.76%) Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Architect
7 2 (4.88%) DBA
8 1 (2.44%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.44%) Support Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) SQL Server DBA
8 1 (2.44%) SQL DBA
8 1 (2.44%) Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (2.44%) Server Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 33 (80.49%) EMC VNX
2 28 (68.29%) EMC VMAX
3 25 (60.98%) Symmetrix DMX
4 13 (31.71%) CLARiiON
5 10 (24.39%) EMC Centera
5 10 (24.39%) Data Centre
6 8 (19.51%) Replication
7 7 (17.07%) Celerra
8 5 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (12.20%) HP StoreVirtual
9 2 (4.88%) HP Storage
9 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (2.44%) IBM XIV
10 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
10 1 (2.44%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 35 (85.37%) Windows
2 20 (48.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 19 (46.34%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (46.34%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (43.90%) HPUX
5 11 (26.83%) Data ONTAP
6 10 (24.39%) UNIX
7 8 (19.51%) Linux
8 5 (12.20%) Windows 2000
9 4 (9.76%) Windows NT
10 3 (7.32%) Solaris
11 1 (2.44%) AIX
11 1 (2.44%) SUSE
11 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (46.34%) Migration
2 7 (17.07%) Capacity Planning
2 7 (17.07%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (14.63%) Project Management
4 5 (12.20%) Risk Management
4 5 (12.20%) Performance Analysis
4 5 (12.20%) Data Migration
5 4 (9.76%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (9.76%) Capacity Management
5 4 (9.76%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (4.88%) Workflow
7 1 (2.44%) Change Management
7 1 (2.44%) Change Control
7 1 (2.44%) Asset Management
7 1 (2.44%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.44%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
1 1 (2.44%) PHP
1 1 (2.44%) SQL
1 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
1 1 (2.44%) VBScript
1 1 (2.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (21.95%) NCDA
1 9 (21.95%) NCIE
2 3 (7.32%) SC Cleared
2 3 (7.32%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (39.02%) SRDF
2 14 (34.15%) VMware ESXi
3 9 (21.95%) NFS
3 9 (21.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (14.63%) Hyper-V
5 3 (7.32%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.44%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 1 (2.44%) vSphere
6 1 (2.44%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (2.44%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 26 (63.41%) EMC VPLEX
2 8 (19.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 7 (17.07%) Tivoli
4 4 (9.76%) OpenView
5 3 (7.32%) EMC Navisphere
6 2 (4.88%) NetBackup
6 2 (4.88%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (4.88%) SnapMirror
6 2 (4.88%) SnapLock
6 2 (4.88%) SnapVault
7 1 (2.44%) EMC TimeFinder
Vendors
1 41 (100.00%) EMC
2 30 (73.17%) Cisco
3 24 (58.54%) VMware
4 16 (39.02%) NetApp
5 14 (34.15%) IBM
6 12 (29.27%) HP
7 10 (24.39%) 3PAR
8 6 (14.63%) Brocade
9 2 (4.88%) Isilon
9 2 (4.88%) Red Hat
10 1 (2.44%) Symantec
10 1 (2.44%) Remedy
10 1 (2.44%) Veritas
10 1 (2.44%) Fujitsu
10 1 (2.44%) Oracle
10 1 (2.44%) Citrix
10 1 (2.44%) CommVault
10 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
10 1 (2.44%) Sun