The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Symmetrix in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Symmetrix over the 3 months to 30 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.

EMC Symmetrix
England / London
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 397 428 395
Rank change year-on-year +31 -33  
Contract jobs citing Symmetrix 3 6 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.015% 0.027% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.044% 0.076% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 20
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 London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 6889 7852 7598
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 34.96% 34.80% 35.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 4809 5600 5166
Median daily rate £500 £475 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.39%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £293 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £640
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 124 140
Median hourly rate £26.50 £19.50 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.91% +4.26%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £12.35 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £41.80 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -21.56% +37.83%  

Symmetrix
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

Symmetrix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Symmetrix in London

Symmetrix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Symmetrix in London

For the 6 months to 30 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 London region with a requirement for Symmetrix.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) EMC
1 7 (100.00%) NetApp
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) IBM
3 4 (57.14%) Sun
3 4 (57.14%) SAN
3 4 (57.14%) NFS
3 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
3 4 (57.14%) DNS
3 4 (57.14%) Perl
3 4 (57.14%) Oracle
3 4 (57.14%) Unix
3 4 (57.14%) Solaris
3 4 (57.14%) Linux
3 4 (57.14%) CLARiiON
3 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
3 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (57.14%) NAS
3 4 (57.14%) EMC VNX
3 4 (57.14%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (42.86%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
4 3 (42.86%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (42.86%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 3 (42.86%) Veritas File System
4 3 (42.86%) SRDF

Symmetrix
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) DNS
1 4 (57.14%) NAS
1 4 (57.14%) SAN
1 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 3 (42.86%) LDAP
3 1 (14.29%) DHCP
3 1 (14.29%) FTP
3 1 (14.29%) SSH
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Administrator
1 3 (42.86%) Consultant
1 3 (42.86%) Linux Administrator
1 3 (42.86%) Storage Consultant
1 3 (42.86%) Unix Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) AIX Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Unix Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Unix Linux Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) VMWare Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) EMC Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) EMC Storage Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) NetApp Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) SAN Storage Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Solaris Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Unix Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) CLARiiON
1 4 (57.14%) EMC VNX
1 4 (57.14%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 3 (42.86%) Replication
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Solaris
2 4 (57.14%) Unix
3 3 (42.86%) AIX
3 3 (42.86%) SUSE
3 3 (42.86%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 3 (42.86%) VMS
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Change Management
1 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Perl
2 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
2 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) NFS
1 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (42.86%) SRDF
2 3 (42.86%) Veritas File System
2 3 (42.86%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 3 (42.86%) VMware ESX
2 3 (42.86%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) EMC
1 7 (100.00%) NetApp
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) IBM
3 4 (57.14%) Oracle
3 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
3 4 (57.14%) Sun
4 3 (42.86%) Veritas
5 1 (14.29%) 3PAR
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco
5 1 (14.29%) HP
5 1 (14.29%) Nimble Storage