The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Symmetrix in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Symmetrix over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
EMC Symmetrix
UK / England
Rank 582 609 562
Rank change year-on-year +27 -47  
Contract jobs citing Symmetrix 3 6 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.007% 0.012% 0.073%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.022% 0.039% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 26
Median daily rate £350 £275 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.27% -35.29%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £405 £425
% change year-on-year - -4.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Symmetrix is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 13401 15354 14782
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 32.06% 31.30% 30.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 8669 10131 9044
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.46% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 505 522 616
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +18.42%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.43 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.84 £28.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year -33.89% +52.00%  

Symmetrix
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Symmetrix as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Symmetrix in England

Symmetrix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Symmetrix in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Symmetrix in England

Symmetrix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Symmetrix in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Symmetrix in England

Symmetrix
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Symmetrix within the England region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. 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 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
London +32 3 £350 +29.03%
Symmetrix
UK

Symmetrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, 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 across the England region with a requirement for Symmetrix.

1 17 (100.00%) EMC
2 14 (82.35%) SAN
3 13 (76.47%) NetApp
3 13 (76.47%) VMware
3 13 (76.47%) Windows
4 12 (70.59%) IBM
5 11 (64.71%) Replication
6 10 (58.82%) Sun
6 10 (58.82%) Perl
6 10 (58.82%) Oracle
6 10 (58.82%) NFS
6 10 (58.82%) TCP/IP
6 10 (58.82%) DNS
6 10 (58.82%) Data Centre
7 9 (52.94%) SRDF
7 9 (52.94%) AIX
7 9 (52.94%) LDAP
7 9 (52.94%) Veritas
7 9 (52.94%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 9 (52.94%) Oracle RAC
7 9 (52.94%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 9 (52.94%) Veritas File System
8 8 (47.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (47.06%) NAS
8 8 (47.06%) Red Hat
8 8 (47.06%) Solaris
8 8 (47.06%) Linux
8 8 (47.06%) Unix
9 7 (41.18%) VMS
9 7 (41.18%) Change Management

Symmetrix
Top Related IT Skills in England 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (82.35%) SAN
2 10 (58.82%) DNS
2 10 (58.82%) TCP/IP
3 9 (52.94%) LDAP
4 8 (47.06%) NAS
5 1 (5.88%) DHCP
5 1 (5.88%) FTP
5 1 (5.88%) SSH
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Administrator
2 7 (41.18%) Linux Administrator
2 7 (41.18%) Unix Administrator
3 5 (29.41%) Storage Engineer
4 4 (23.53%) AIX Administrator
5 3 (17.65%) Consultant
5 3 (17.65%) Storage Consultant
6 2 (11.76%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) SAN Administrator
6 2 (11.76%) SAN Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) SAN Storage Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) Server Administrator
6 2 (11.76%) Unix Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) Unix Linux Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) VMWare Administrator
6 2 (11.76%) Windows Administrator
6 2 (11.76%) Windows Server Administrator
7 1 (5.88%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) NetApp Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Solaris Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (64.71%) Replication
2 10 (58.82%) Data Centre
3 5 (29.41%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (23.53%) CLARiiON
4 4 (23.53%) EMC VMAX
4 4 (23.53%) EMC VNX
5 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (76.47%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) AIX
3 8 (47.06%) Linux
3 8 (47.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (47.06%) Solaris
3 8 (47.06%) Unix
4 7 (41.18%) SUSE
4 7 (41.18%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 7 (41.18%) VMS
5 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Change Management
1 7 (41.18%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (29.41%) Migration
3 4 (23.53%) Data Migration
3 4 (23.53%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) Perl
2 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 10 (58.82%) NFS
2 9 (52.94%) Oracle RAC
2 9 (52.94%) SRDF
2 9 (52.94%) Veritas File System
2 9 (52.94%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (17.65%) VMware ESX
4 3 (17.65%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (11.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 9 (52.94%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 4 (23.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) EMC
2 13 (76.47%) NetApp
2 13 (76.47%) VMware
3 12 (70.59%) IBM
4 10 (58.82%) Oracle
4 10 (58.82%) Sun
5 9 (52.94%) Veritas
6 8 (47.06%) Red Hat
7 5 (29.41%) 3PAR
7 5 (29.41%) Cisco
8 4 (23.53%) Brocade
9 1 (5.88%) HP
9 1 (5.88%) Nimble Storage