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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
EMC Symmetrix
Rank 630 597 582
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -15
Contract jobs citing Symmetrix 3 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.023% 0.010%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.016% 0.072% 0.029%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 2
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£250 £600 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-58.33% +48.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £500 £389
10% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £600 £421
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
18754 17991 17104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.09% 32.21% 32.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 11771 10808 10374
Average daily rate £425 £400 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 732 749 700
Average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £18.95
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +5.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.46 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +14.28%

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 2 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 4 September 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
London -2 3 £250 -58.33%
England -13 3 £250 -58.33% 1

Symmetrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 17 (100.00%) EMC
2 14 (82.35%) SAN
2 14 (82.35%) EMC VNX
2 14 (82.35%) EMC VMAX
3 12 (70.59%) EMC VPLEX
3 12 (70.59%) NetApp
3 12 (70.59%) Windows
4 11 (64.71%) Cisco
4 11 (64.71%) Data ONTAP
5 10 (58.82%) UNIX
6 9 (52.94%) NFS
6 9 (52.94%) IBM
6 9 (52.94%) NCDA
6 9 (52.94%) NCIE
7 8 (47.06%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 7 (41.18%) Tivoli
9 6 (35.29%) Banking
10 5 (29.41%) Fibre Channel
10 5 (29.41%) Finance
11 4 (23.53%) Replication
11 4 (23.53%) VMware
11 4 (23.53%) NAS
12 3 (17.65%) CLARiiON
12 3 (17.65%) EMC Navisphere
12 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
12 3 (17.65%) Solaris
12 3 (17.65%) Linux
13 2 (11.76%) HP
13 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (11.76%) EMC NetWorker

Symmetrix
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 14 (82.35%) SAN
2 5 (29.41%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (23.53%) NAS
4 1 (5.88%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) DTS
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) ERwin
General
1 6 (35.29%) Banking
2 5 (29.41%) Finance
3 2 (11.76%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Administrator
2 8 (47.06%) Storage Administrator
3 6 (35.29%) EMC Storage Administrator
4 3 (17.65%) Storage Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Storage Specialist
5 2 (11.76%) DBA
6 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Server Administrator
6 1 (5.88%) Storage Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Storage Support Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Server DBA
6 1 (5.88%) SQL DBA
Miscellaneous
1 14 (82.35%) EMC VNX
1 14 (82.35%) EMC VMAX
2 4 (23.53%) Replication
3 3 (17.65%) CLARiiON
4 2 (11.76%) Celerra
4 2 (11.76%) Symmetrix DMX
5 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
5 1 (5.88%) EMC Centera
5 1 (5.88%) Clustering
5 1 (5.88%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 12 (70.59%) Windows
2 11 (64.71%) Data ONTAP
3 10 (58.82%) UNIX
4 3 (17.65%) Solaris
4 3 (17.65%) Linux
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.88%) SUSE
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.88%) Windows 2000
6 1 (5.88%) AIX
6 1 (5.88%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (11.76%) Workflow
2 1 (5.88%) Migration
2 1 (5.88%) Data Migration
2 1 (5.88%) Change Control
2 1 (5.88%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (5.88%) Project Management
2 1 (5.88%) Change Management
2 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
1 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
1 1 (5.88%) VBScript
1 1 (5.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) NCDA
1 9 (52.94%) NCIE
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
System Software
1 9 (52.94%) NFS
2 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.76%) VMware ESX
3 2 (11.76%) SRDF
4 1 (5.88%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 1 (5.88%) vSphere
4 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.88%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 12 (70.59%) EMC VPLEX
2 8 (47.06%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 7 (41.18%) Tivoli
4 3 (17.65%) EMC Navisphere
5 2 (11.76%) NetBackup
5 2 (11.76%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (11.76%) SnapMirror
5 2 (11.76%) SnapLock
5 2 (11.76%) SnapVault
6 1 (5.88%) EMC TimeFinder
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) EMC
2 12 (70.59%) NetApp
3 11 (64.71%) Cisco
4 9 (52.94%) IBM
5 4 (23.53%) VMware
6 2 (11.76%) HP
6 2 (11.76%) Isilon
7 1 (5.88%) Oracle
7 1 (5.88%) Citrix
7 1 (5.88%) CommVault
7 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
7 1 (5.88%) Sun
7 1 (5.88%) Brocade
7 1 (5.88%) Fujitsu
7 1 (5.88%) 3PAR
7 1 (5.88%) Veritas
7 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
7 1 (5.88%) Symantec
7 1 (5.88%) Remedy