The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Symmetrix in contract job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Symmetrix over the 3 months to 24 June 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
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 634 638
Contract jobs citing Symmetrix 0 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK - 0.019% 0.014%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.056% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 5
Median daily rate - £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +33.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £463 -
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 with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 15350 17924 17751
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 33.18% 33.33% 31.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 9976 11744 11107
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 485 588 660
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.12% +17.10%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.27 £12.50 £12.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.39 £47.03
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £18.69
% change year-on-year +11.11% +20.38%  

Symmetrix
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 the UK

Symmetrix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Symmetrix in the UK

Symmetrix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Symmetrix in the UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 with a requirement for Symmetrix.

1 3 (100.00%) Perl
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) AIX
1 3 (100.00%) Solaris
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) LDAP
1 3 (100.00%) VMS
1 3 (100.00%) NFS
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) Sun
1 3 (100.00%) EMC
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) NetApp
1 3 (100.00%) Veritas
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (100.00%) Change Management
1 3 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) SUSE
1 3 (100.00%) Replication
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle RAC
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (100.00%) NAS
1 3 (100.00%) Veritas Volume Manager

Symmetrix
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) LDAP
1 3 (100.00%) NAS
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Administrator
1 3 (100.00%) Linux Administrator
1 3 (100.00%) Unix Administrator
2 2 (66.67%) AIX Administrator
2 2 (66.67%) VMWare Administrator
3 1 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (33.33%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Unix Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Unix Linux Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (33.33%) Unix Systems Administrator
3 1 (33.33%) Unix Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (100.00%) Linux Command Line
1 3 (100.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) AIX
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Solaris
1 3 (100.00%) SUSE
1 3 (100.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
1 3 (100.00%) VMS
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Change Management
1 3 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Perl
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) NFS
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle RAC
1 3 (100.00%) SRDF
1 3 (100.00%) Veritas File System
1 3 (100.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) EMC
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) NetApp
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (100.00%) Sun
1 3 (100.00%) Veritas
1 3 (100.00%) VMware