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 December 2014 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
EMC Symmetrix
Rank 584 565 541
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -24
Contract jobs citing Symmetrix 8 5 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.010% 0.041%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.049% 0.031% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 7
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£356 £400 £382
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.93% +4.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £400 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 - £348
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
16471 15885 14405
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.37% 31.03% 29.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 10634 9829 8499
Average daily rate £415 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £230 £230
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 629 681 815
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

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 December 2014.

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 9 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 December 2014. 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 -21 8 £356 -10.93% 1
London +20 7 £450 +12.50% 1
City of London +10 5 £356 -10.93%
South Wales - - - -
Wales - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Leeds - - - -

Symmetrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 21 (100.00%) EMC
2 16 (76.19%) IBM
3 14 (66.67%) Solaris
4 13 (61.90%) Linux
4 13 (61.90%) CLARiiON
4 13 (61.90%) Banking
5 12 (57.14%) Sybase ASE
5 12 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (57.14%) Sybase
5 12 (57.14%) DB2
5 12 (57.14%) Sun
5 12 (57.14%) Red Hat
5 12 (57.14%) Enterprise Storage
6 11 (52.38%) Perl
7 10 (47.62%) Investment Banking
7 10 (47.62%) Replication
8 8 (38.10%) SQL
8 8 (38.10%) Windows
9 7 (33.33%) Finance
10 6 (28.57%) SAN
10 6 (28.57%) NetApp
10 6 (28.57%) Cisco
11 5 (23.81%) VMware
11 5 (23.81%) Fibre Channel
11 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (19.05%) NFS
13 3 (14.29%) Tivoli
13 3 (14.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager

Symmetrix
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (9.52%) MS Exchange
1 2 (9.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (9.52%) Lync
1 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) SAN
2 5 (23.81%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (9.52%) iSCSI
3 2 (9.52%) DHCP
3 2 (9.52%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (57.14%) DB2
1 12 (57.14%) Sybase ASE
2 3 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 3 (14.29%) Big Data
General
1 13 (61.90%) Banking
2 10 (47.62%) Investment Banking
3 7 (33.33%) Finance
4 1 (4.76%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) DBA
1 7 (33.33%) Sybase DBA
2 6 (28.57%) Consultant
3 4 (19.05%) Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Database Consultant
3 4 (19.05%) Database Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Sybase Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Administrator
4 3 (14.29%) Storage Administrator
5 2 (9.52%) Senior DBA
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Sybase DBA
5 2 (9.52%) DB2 Specialist
5 2 (9.52%) EMC Storage Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) Wintel Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) EMC Storage Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Wintel Support
6 1 (4.76%) EMC Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Storage Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Storage Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 13 (61.90%) CLARiiON
2 12 (57.14%) Enterprise Storage
3 10 (47.62%) Replication
4 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (9.52%) Blackberry
5 2 (9.52%) Symmetrix DMX
6 1 (4.76%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 14 (66.67%) Solaris
2 13 (61.90%) Linux
3 12 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (38.10%) Windows
5 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (9.52%) AIX
6 2 (9.52%) HPUX
6 2 (9.52%) UNIX
6 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
2 2 (9.52%) Migration
3 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
3 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
3 1 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (4.76%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) Perl
2 8 (38.10%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) NCDA
1 3 (14.29%) NCIE
2 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) NFS
2 3 (14.29%) SRDF
3 2 (9.52%) vSphere
3 2 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.76%) XenApp
4 1 (4.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Tivoli
1 3 (14.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (9.52%) EMC TimeFinder
2 2 (9.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (4.76%) EMC Navisphere
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) EMC
2 16 (76.19%) IBM
3 12 (57.14%) Sybase
3 12 (57.14%) Sun
3 12 (57.14%) Red Hat
4 6 (28.57%) NetApp
4 6 (28.57%) Cisco
5 5 (23.81%) VMware
6 2 (9.52%) Altiris
6 2 (9.52%) Dell
6 2 (9.52%) Symantec
6 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
6 2 (9.52%) Infoblox
7 1 (4.76%) HP
7 1 (4.76%) Citrix
7 1 (4.76%) Brocade
7 1 (4.76%) AppSense