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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
EMC Symmetrix
Rank 617 602 585
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -17
Contract jobs citing Symmetrix 7 14 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.027% 0.002%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.042% 0.087% 0.006%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 1
Average daily rate £405 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £475 -
% change year-on-year
-14.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £28.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 - -

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
16621 16104 15941
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.28% 31.17% 32.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 10722 10019 9648
Average daily rate £425 £415 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +2.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 670 687 656
Average hourly rate £21.75 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £11.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.63 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

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 9 February 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 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 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -39 5 £220 -51.11%
North East - 4 £220 -
Tyne and Wear - 4 £220 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 4 £220 -
Erskine - 2 £405 -
Renfrewshire - 2 £405 -
Scotland - 2 £405 -
City of London +39 1 - -
London -4 1 - -

Symmetrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 15 (100.00%) EMC
2 14 (93.33%) SAN
2 14 (93.33%) Celerra
3 13 (86.67%) EMC VNX
3 13 (86.67%) CLARiiON
4 12 (80.00%) Migration
5 11 (73.33%) Replication
5 11 (73.33%) VMware
5 11 (73.33%) Cisco
5 11 (73.33%) ITIL
5 11 (73.33%) NAS
6 10 (66.67%) SC Cleared
6 10 (66.67%) Security Cleared
7 9 (60.00%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (60.00%) Windows Server
7 9 (60.00%) Incident Management
7 9 (60.00%) Windows
8 7 (46.67%) Data Migration
9 6 (40.00%) Service Management
10 4 (26.67%) Linux
10 4 (26.67%) DV Cleared
11 3 (20.00%) Brocade
11 3 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
11 3 (20.00%) Unix
11 3 (20.00%) HP
12 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
12 2 (13.33%) Change Control
12 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (13.33%) 3PAR
13 1 (6.67%) Hedge funds

Symmetrix
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 14 (93.33%) SAN
2 11 (73.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
General
1 1 (6.67%) Banking
1 1 (6.67%) Dutch Language
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Financial Institution
1 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Storage Engineer
2 9 (60.00%) SAN Engineer
2 9 (60.00%) SAN Storage Engineer
2 9 (60.00%) Storage Support Engineer
2 9 (60.00%) Support Engineer
3 7 (46.67%) SAN Support
4 2 (13.33%) Backup Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Storage Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Data Migration Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) EMC Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) EMC Storage Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Migration Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) SAN Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 14 (93.33%) Celerra
2 13 (86.67%) CLARiiON
2 13 (86.67%) EMC VNX
3 11 (73.33%) Replication
4 1 (6.67%) Clustering
4 1 (6.67%) EMC Centera
4 1 (6.67%) EMC VMAX
4 1 (6.67%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Windows
1 9 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (26.67%) Linux
3 3 (20.00%) Unix
4 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (6.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Migration
2 11 (73.33%) ITIL
3 9 (60.00%) Incident Management
4 7 (46.67%) Data Migration
5 6 (40.00%) Service Management
6 3 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (13.33%) Change Control
8 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (6.67%) Line Management
8 1 (6.67%) Patch Management
8 1 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) Korn
1 1 (6.67%) Perl
1 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 10 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (26.67%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (6.67%) NFS
2 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (6.67%) Icinga
1 1 (6.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) EMC
2 11 (73.33%) Cisco
2 11 (73.33%) VMware
3 3 (20.00%) Brocade
3 3 (20.00%) HP
4 2 (13.33%) 3PAR
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.67%) Dell
5 1 (6.67%) IBM
5 1 (6.67%) NetApp
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle
5 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
5 1 (6.67%) Sun
5 1 (6.67%) Sybase
5 1 (6.67%) Veritas