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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
EMC Symmetrix
Rank 609 645 632
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -13
Contract jobs citing Symmetrix 11 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.022% 0.009%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.068% 0.065% 0.027%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 3
Median daily rate £340 £225 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.11% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £225 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £225 £258
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £225 £200
% change year-on-year
+48.88% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £26.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £26.50 -

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
16138 18509 18235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.63% 33.44% 31.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 10432 11626 11544
Median daily rate £430 £425 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +4.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £377 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 576 792 769
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.07 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £19.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +15.79%

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 3 December 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 8 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 3 December 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 +7 11 £340 +51.11%
North East -37 4 £330 +46.66%
Newcastle upon Tyne -42 4 £330 +46.66%
Tyne and Wear -43 4 £330 +46.66%
Yorkshire - 4 £340 -
Sheffield - 4 £340 -
South Yorkshire - 4 £340 -
London -11 3 £450 -

Symmetrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 11 (100.00%) EMC
2 8 (72.73%) SAN
3 7 (63.64%) NetApp
3 7 (63.64%) Windows
3 7 (63.64%) IBM
3 7 (63.64%) VMware
4 6 (54.55%) Replication
5 5 (45.45%) 3PAR
5 5 (45.45%) Data Centre
6 4 (36.36%) EMC VMAX
6 4 (36.36%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 4 (36.36%) Veritas File System
6 4 (36.36%) SRDF
6 4 (36.36%) Brocade
6 4 (36.36%) Incident Management
6 4 (36.36%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 4 (36.36%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (36.36%) Data Migration
6 4 (36.36%) Migration
6 4 (36.36%) Sun
6 4 (36.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 4 (36.36%) AIX
6 4 (36.36%) Perl
6 4 (36.36%) Oracle
6 4 (36.36%) LDAP
6 4 (36.36%) Veritas
6 4 (36.36%) NFS
6 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
6 4 (36.36%) DNS
6 4 (36.36%) Cisco

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 8 (72.73%) SAN
2 4 (36.36%) DNS
2 4 (36.36%) LDAP
2 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
3 2 (18.18%) NAS
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Administrator
1 4 (36.36%) Storage Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) Storage Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Server Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Unix Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) SAN Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) SAN Storage Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Server Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Wintel Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Wintel Server Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Wintel Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Replication
2 5 (45.45%) Data Centre
3 4 (36.36%) EMC VMAX
4 3 (27.27%) CLARiiON
4 3 (27.27%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) AIX
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (18.18%) Linux
4 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (18.18%) Solaris
4 2 (18.18%) SUSE
4 2 (18.18%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 2 (18.18%) Unix
4 2 (18.18%) VMS
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Data Migration
1 4 (36.36%) Incident Management
1 4 (36.36%) Migration
2 2 (18.18%) Change Management
2 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) NFS
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle RAC
1 4 (36.36%) SRDF
1 4 (36.36%) Veritas File System
1 4 (36.36%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 3 (27.27%) VMware ESX
2 3 (27.27%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 4 (36.36%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) EMC
2 7 (63.64%) IBM
2 7 (63.64%) NetApp
2 7 (63.64%) VMware
3 5 (45.45%) 3PAR
4 4 (36.36%) Brocade
4 4 (36.36%) Cisco
4 4 (36.36%) Oracle
4 4 (36.36%) Sun
4 4 (36.36%) Veritas
5 2 (18.18%) Red Hat