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 4 May 2016 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
EMC Symmetrix
Rank 629 601 615
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +14
Contract jobs citing Symmetrix 18 35 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.063% 0.011%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.099% 0.20% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 26 3
Median daily rate £395 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.05% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £425 -
% change year-on-year
-4.70% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
18138 17716 17503
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.63% 31.72% 32.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 11806 10730 10682
Median daily rate £425 £420 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +4.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 595 700 759
Median hourly rate £22.00 £18.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.91% -11.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £12.00 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.39 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -7.31%

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 4 May 2016.

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 12 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 4 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -41 15 £295 -30.58%
London -23 13 £288 -32.35%
Renfrewshire - 3 £405 -
Scotland - 3 £405 -
Erskine - 3 £405 -
City of London +34 2 £288 -10.15%
West Yorkshire +6 1 £463 +8.82%
Hampshire +1 1 £390 -22.00%
Yorkshire -2 1 £463 +8.82%
Leeds -6 1 £463 +8.82%
South East -9 1 £390 -8.23%
Southampton - 1 £390 -

Symmetrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, 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 24 (100.00%) EMC
2 20 (83.33%) EMC VNX
3 12 (50.00%) EMC VMAX
3 12 (50.00%) EMC VPLEX
3 12 (50.00%) EMCSA
3 12 (50.00%) EMCISA
3 12 (50.00%) SAN
3 12 (50.00%) Finance
4 10 (41.67%) CLARiiON
5 9 (37.50%) VMware
5 9 (37.50%) Celerra
6 7 (29.17%) Security Cleared
6 7 (29.17%) SC Cleared
6 7 (29.17%) Cisco
6 7 (29.17%) HP
6 7 (29.17%) Windows
6 7 (29.17%) Windows Server
7 6 (25.00%) ITIL
7 6 (25.00%) Replication
7 6 (25.00%) Migration
8 5 (20.83%) Incident Management
8 5 (20.83%) NAS
8 5 (20.83%) Linux
8 5 (20.83%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (16.67%) Financial Institution
9 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
9 4 (16.67%) NetApp
9 4 (16.67%) Unix
9 4 (16.67%) Data Migration

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (8.33%) IIS
1 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.17%) Apache
2 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 12 (50.00%) SAN
2 5 (20.83%) NAS
3 3 (12.50%) DNS
4 2 (8.33%) Firewall
4 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (8.33%) WAN
5 1 (4.17%) BGP
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (4.17%) DHCP
5 1 (4.17%) HTTPS
5 1 (4.17%) Internet
5 1 (4.17%) IPsec
5 1 (4.17%) LAN
5 1 (4.17%) MPLS
5 1 (4.17%) Network Security
5 1 (4.17%) OSPF
5 1 (4.17%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (4.17%) SMTP
5 1 (4.17%) SSL
5 1 (4.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.17%) Informix
2 1 (4.17%) MySQL
2 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
General
1 12 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) Financial Institution
3 2 (8.33%) Banking
4 1 (4.17%) Games
4 1 (4.17%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Administrator
2 6 (25.00%) Storage Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Consultant
3 5 (20.83%) Storage Consultant
4 4 (16.67%) Storage Administrator
4 4 (16.67%) Storage Support Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Support Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Backup Consultant
5 3 (12.50%) Data Administrator
5 3 (12.50%) SAN Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) SAN Storage Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) SAN Support
6 2 (8.33%) EMC Storage Administrator
7 1 (4.17%) Cisco Architect
7 1 (4.17%) Data Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Data Migration Lead
7 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Migration Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Virtualisation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) 802.1X
1 1 (4.17%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (83.33%) EMC VNX
2 12 (50.00%) EMC VMAX
3 10 (41.67%) CLARiiON
4 9 (37.50%) Celerra
5 6 (25.00%) Replication
6 2 (8.33%) Clustering
6 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
6 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (4.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (4.17%) EMC Centera
7 1 (4.17%) Hedge funds
7 1 (4.17%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (4.17%) IBM XIV
7 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Windows
1 7 (29.17%) Windows Server
2 5 (20.83%) Linux
3 4 (16.67%) Unix
4 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.17%) Solaris
5 1 (4.17%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) ITIL
1 6 (25.00%) Migration
2 5 (20.83%) Incident Management
3 4 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 4 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (12.50%) Change Control
4 3 (12.50%) Service Management
5 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.17%) Budget Control
6 1 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.17%) High Availability
6 1 (4.17%) Load Balancing
6 1 (4.17%) Project Planning
6 1 (4.17%) Resource Management
6 1 (4.17%) SIEM
6 1 (4.17%) TOGAF
6 1 (4.17%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.17%) Korn
2 1 (4.17%) Perl
2 1 (4.17%) PHP
2 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
2 1 (4.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (50.00%) EMCISA
1 12 (50.00%) EMCSA
2 7 (29.17%) SC Cleared
2 7 (29.17%) Security Cleared
3 3 (12.50%) DV Cleared
4 2 (8.33%) CCNA
4 2 (8.33%) CCNP
4 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (4.17%) CCDE
5 1 (4.17%) CCIE
5 1 (4.17%) CCSA
5 1 (4.17%) CCSE
5 1 (4.17%) MCSE
5 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.17%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (16.67%) VMware ESX
3 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
5 1 (4.17%) ISA Server
5 1 (4.17%) NFS
Systems Management
1 12 (50.00%) EMC VPLEX
2 2 (8.33%) NetBackup
3 1 (4.17%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (4.17%) Icinga
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (4.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) EMC
2 9 (37.50%) VMware
3 7 (29.17%) Cisco
3 7 (29.17%) HP
4 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 4 (16.67%) NetApp
5 3 (12.50%) 3PAR
5 3 (12.50%) Brocade
6 2 (8.33%) Dell
6 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
6 2 (8.33%) Veritas
7 1 (4.17%) CheckPoint
7 1 (4.17%) Forcepoint
7 1 (4.17%) IBM
7 1 (4.17%) Juniper
7 1 (4.17%) Nokia
7 1 (4.17%) Novell
7 1 (4.17%) Oracle
7 1 (4.17%) Sun
7 1 (4.17%) Symantec