The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of EMC products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EMC over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within the EMC Corporation.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
EMC
Rank 55 57 33
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -24
Contract jobs citing EMC 8 2 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.06% 0.31% 3.46%
As % of the Vendors category 2.14% 0.64% 7.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 8
Average daily rate
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£300 - £380
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 - £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £373 £371
% change year-on-year
-2.68% +0.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+20.16% +3.33%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Vendors Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
373 314 301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 49.34% 48.01% 47.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 190 130
Average daily rate £350 £320 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £169 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £495 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 15 11
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £10.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £22.60 £24.79
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.63
% change year-on-year
- -3.35%

EMC
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing EMC across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

EMC Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing EMC across the Birmingham region.

EMC Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing EMC across the Birmingham region.

EMC Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing EMC 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 EMC.

1 8 (57.14%) SAN
1 8 (57.14%) VMware
2 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (50.00%) Windows
3 5 (35.71%) SQL
3 5 (35.71%) Solaris
3 5 (35.71%) EMC NetWorker
4 4 (28.57%) Data Migration
4 4 (28.57%) Ionix
4 4 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (28.57%) Migration
4 4 (28.57%) SAP
5 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
5 3 (21.43%) DHCP
5 3 (21.43%) HP
5 3 (21.43%) DNS
5 3 (21.43%) EMC Certification
5 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (21.43%) Operations Management
6 2 (14.29%) MCITP
6 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (14.29%) XenApp
6 2 (14.29%) Meru Networks
6 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
6 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
6 2 (14.29%) Juniper

EMC
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing EMC 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 EMC. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
1 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (7.14%) IIS
3 1 (7.14%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) SAN
2 3 (21.43%) DHCP
2 3 (21.43%) DNS
3 2 (14.29%) Wireless
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
4 1 (7.14%) VPN
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Consultant
2 5 (35.71%) Storage Consultant
3 4 (28.57%) Administrator
4 3 (21.43%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (21.43%) Operations Consultant
5 2 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Systems Support
5 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Systems Support Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Storage Administrator
6 1 (7.14%) EMC Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Storage Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Data Centre Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) EMC Storage Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) IBM Storage Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Mainframe
1 1 (7.14%) Clustering
1 1 (7.14%) Wiki
1 1 (7.14%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Solaris
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 2 (14.29%) Linux
4 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
5 1 (7.14%) zOS
5 1 (7.14%) SUSE
5 1 (7.14%) Fedora
5 1 (7.14%) HPUX
5 1 (7.14%) UNIX
5 1 (7.14%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Migration
1 4 (28.57%) Data Migration
1 4 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (21.43%) Operations Management
3 1 (7.14%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
2 1 (7.14%) Korn
2 1 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) EMC Certification
2 2 (14.29%) MCITP
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 2 (14.29%) XenApp
3 1 (7.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (7.14%) Postfix
3 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
3 1 (7.14%) Terminal Services
3 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) EMC NetWorker
2 4 (28.57%) Ionix
3 2 (14.29%) Backup Exec
4 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) VMware
2 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (28.57%) SAP
4 3 (21.43%) HP
5 2 (14.29%) Citrix
5 2 (14.29%) Juniper
5 2 (14.29%) Meru Networks
5 2 (14.29%) Apple
5 2 (14.29%) Symantec
6 1 (7.14%) Oracle
6 1 (7.14%) CA
6 1 (7.14%) CommVault
6 1 (7.14%) Veritas
6 1 (7.14%) Cisco
6 1 (7.14%) IBM
6 1 (7.14%) Sun