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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
EMC Symmetrix
Rank 558 594 528
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -66
Contract jobs citing Symmetrix 36 6 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.065% 0.011% 0.064%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.21% 0.035% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 3 13
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£425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £425 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £435 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 - £413
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
16828 17126 14998
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.20% 31.02% 30.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 10345 10546 8944
Average daily rate £425 £405 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% -4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £236 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 636 660 681
Average hourly rate £18.90 £21.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.09% -2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.25 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +1.17%

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
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 April 2015.

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 14 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 24 April 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 +30 36 £425 - 2
London +28 27 £425 - 2
City of London +24 9 £320 -24.70%
South East - 4 £425 -
East of England - 4 - -
Watford - 4 - -
Hertfordshire - 4 - -
Oxfordshire - 3 £375 -
Oxford - 2 £375 -
Yorkshire -17 1 £425 -
Leeds - 1 £425 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £425 -
Winchester - 1 £500 -
Hampshire - 1 £500 -

Symmetrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 43 (100.00%) EMC
2 40 (93.02%) Windows
3 38 (88.37%) SAN
4 32 (74.42%) Cisco
5 27 (62.79%) VMware
6 26 (60.47%) Symmetrix DMX
7 24 (55.81%) Windows Server 2003
8 23 (53.49%) Windows Server 2008
9 21 (48.84%) Windows Server 2012
10 20 (46.51%) Migration
11 19 (44.19%) NetApp
11 19 (44.19%) HPUX
12 18 (41.86%) SRDF
13 16 (37.21%) VMware ESXi
14 13 (30.23%) CLARiiON
14 13 (30.23%) IBM
15 12 (27.91%) HP
16 11 (25.58%) Finance
16 11 (25.58%) NAS
17 10 (23.26%) 3PAR
17 10 (23.26%) EMC Centera
17 10 (23.26%) NFS
18 9 (20.93%) UNIX
18 9 (20.93%) NCDA
18 9 (20.93%) NCIE
18 9 (20.93%) VMware Infrastructure
19 8 (18.60%) Capacity Planning
19 8 (18.60%) Linux
20 7 (16.28%) Disaster Recovery
20 7 (16.28%) Tivoli

Symmetrix
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 2 (4.65%) MS Exchange
1 2 (4.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (4.65%) Lync
1 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.33%) Apache
2 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 38 (88.37%) SAN
2 11 (25.58%) NAS
3 6 (13.95%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (6.98%) DNS
5 2 (4.65%) iSCSI
5 2 (4.65%) DHCP
6 1 (2.33%) OSPF
6 1 (2.33%) BGP
6 1 (2.33%) EIGRP
6 1 (2.33%) Internet
6 1 (2.33%) Firewall
6 1 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.33%) FWSM
6 1 (2.33%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.33%) DTS
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) ERwin
General
1 11 (25.58%) Finance
2 7 (16.28%) Banking
3 2 (4.65%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.33%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (25.58%) Consultant
1 11 (25.58%) Administrator
2 10 (23.26%) Storage Consultant
2 10 (23.26%) Storage Engineer
3 9 (20.93%) Storage Administrator
4 5 (11.63%) EMC Storage Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) EMC Storage Consultant
4 5 (11.63%) EMC Storage Administrator
4 5 (11.63%) EMC Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) Storage Specialist
5 4 (9.30%) Storage Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) DBA
7 1 (2.33%) Backup Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Storage Support Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Architect
7 1 (2.33%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Support Consultant
7 1 (2.33%) Wintel Consultant
7 1 (2.33%) Wintel Support
Miscellaneous
1 26 (60.47%) Symmetrix DMX
2 13 (30.23%) CLARiiON
3 10 (23.26%) EMC Centera
4 7 (16.28%) Replication
5 6 (13.95%) Celerra
6 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (4.65%) Blackberry
8 1 (2.33%) IBM XIV
8 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
8 1 (2.33%) Hedge funds
8 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (2.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 40 (93.02%) Windows
2 24 (55.81%) Windows Server 2003
3 23 (53.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (48.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (44.19%) HPUX
6 9 (20.93%) UNIX
7 8 (18.60%) Linux
8 5 (11.63%) Windows 2000
9 4 (9.30%) Solaris
9 4 (9.30%) Windows NT
10 2 (4.65%) AIX
11 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
11 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (46.51%) Migration
2 8 (18.60%) Capacity Planning
3 7 (16.28%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (13.95%) Project Management
4 6 (13.95%) Performance Analysis
5 5 (11.63%) Risk Management
6 4 (9.30%) Data Migration
6 4 (9.30%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (9.30%) Capacity Management
6 4 (9.30%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (4.65%) Load Balancing
7 2 (4.65%) Workflow
8 1 (2.33%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (2.33%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.33%) Change Management
8 1 (2.33%) Change Control
8 1 (2.33%) Problem Management
8 1 (2.33%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (2.33%) PHP
1 1 (2.33%) SQL
1 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
1 1 (2.33%) VBScript
1 1 (2.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (20.93%) NCDA
1 9 (20.93%) NCIE
2 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared
2 4 (9.30%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (41.86%) SRDF
2 16 (37.21%) VMware ESXi
3 10 (23.26%) NFS
4 9 (20.93%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (13.95%) Hyper-V
6 2 (4.65%) VMware ESX
6 2 (4.65%) vSphere
6 2 (4.65%) Active Directory
7 1 (2.33%) XenApp
7 1 (2.33%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (16.28%) Tivoli
1 7 (16.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (9.30%) OpenView
3 3 (6.98%) EMC Navisphere
4 2 (4.65%) EMC TimeFinder
4 2 (4.65%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (2.33%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 43 (100.00%) EMC
2 32 (74.42%) Cisco
3 27 (62.79%) VMware
4 19 (44.19%) NetApp
5 13 (30.23%) IBM
6 12 (27.91%) HP
7 10 (23.26%) 3PAR
8 7 (16.28%) Brocade
9 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
10 2 (4.65%) Altiris
10 2 (4.65%) Infoblox
10 2 (4.65%) Isilon
10 2 (4.65%) Dell
10 2 (4.65%) Symantec
11 1 (2.33%) Remedy
11 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
11 1 (2.33%) Oracle
11 1 (2.33%) Citrix
11 1 (2.33%) AppSense