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 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
EMC Symmetrix
UK
Rank 583 623 578
Rank change year-on-year +40 -45  
Contract jobs citing Symmetrix 3 7 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.007% 0.013% 0.065%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.021% 0.043% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 25
Median daily rate £350 £390 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.25% -8.23%  
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 with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 14227 16375 15745
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 32.03% 31.01% 30.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 9167 10651 9505
Median daily rate £440 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.52% +1.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.40% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 530 560 659
Median hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £18.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +27.49%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.53 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £30.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -36.66% +62.16%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Symmetrix.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Symmetrix in the UK

Symmetrix
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Symmetrix within the UK over the 3 months to 22 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
England +47 3 £350 +29.03%
London +12 3 £350 +30.84%

Symmetrix
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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 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 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%) EMC Storage Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
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