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 28 January 2015 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
EMC
Rank 48 - 40
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing EMC 8 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.35% - 2.09%
As % of the Vendors category 3.01% - 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£360 - £215
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £380 £361
% change year-on-year
-0.65% +5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £37.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year
+11.48% +30.97%
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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
266 298 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 44.93% 51.03% 48.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 150 79
Average daily rate £360 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £160 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 13 24
Average hourly rate £14.50 £11.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.81% -37.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £9.85 £10.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £35.50 £33.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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

EMC
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

EMC
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

EMC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 12 (70.59%) VMware
2 10 (58.82%) SAN
3 8 (47.06%) Solaris
3 8 (47.06%) Linux
4 7 (41.18%) Windows
4 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
5 5 (29.41%) Migration
5 5 (29.41%) HPUX
5 5 (29.41%) SQL
5 5 (29.41%) EMC NetWorker
6 4 (23.53%) Banking
6 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (23.53%) SAP
6 4 (23.53%) HP
6 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
6 4 (23.53%) Veritas
7 3 (17.65%) Shell Script
7 3 (17.65%) Clustering
7 3 (17.65%) SUSE
7 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
7 3 (17.65%) Cisco
7 3 (17.65%) EMC Certification
7 3 (17.65%) Sun
7 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
7 3 (17.65%) UNIX
7 3 (17.65%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 3 (17.65%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (17.65%) Symmetrix DMX
7 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (17.65%) Wiki

EMC
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
2 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
2 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (5.88%) Apache
3 1 (5.88%) IIS
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (58.82%) SAN
2 2 (11.76%) DNS
2 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
2 2 (11.76%) DHCP
3 1 (5.88%) Internet
3 1 (5.88%) FTP
3 1 (5.88%) VPN
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (5.88%) NAS
3 1 (5.88%) VLAN
General
1 4 (23.53%) Banking
2 2 (11.76%) Investment Banking
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Consultant
2 4 (23.53%) Storage Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (17.65%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 3 (17.65%) UNIX Administrator
3 3 (17.65%) Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) EMC Storage Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Implementation Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Messaging Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Operations Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) EMC Storage Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) EMC Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Storage Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Data Centre Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) JNI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Clustering
1 3 (17.65%) Symmetrix DMX
1 3 (17.65%) Wiki
2 1 (5.88%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Solaris
1 8 (47.06%) Linux
2 7 (41.18%) Windows
3 5 (29.41%) HPUX
4 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (17.65%) SUSE
5 3 (17.65%) UNIX
6 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (5.88%) Fedora
7 1 (5.88%) Tru64
7 1 (5.88%) zOS
7 1 (5.88%) MVS
7 1 (5.88%) OpenVMS
7 1 (5.88%) AIX
7 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (5.88%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Migration
2 1 (5.88%) Workflow
2 1 (5.88%) PRINCE
2 1 (5.88%) ITIL
2 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (5.88%) Operations Management
2 1 (5.88%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) Shell Script
2 3 (17.65%) Korn
3 1 (5.88%) C
3 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) EMC Certification
2 2 (11.76%) MCSE
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.88%) CCNP
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.88%) MCSA
3 1 (5.88%) MCP
3 1 (5.88%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
1 3 (17.65%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 3 (17.65%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (5.88%) VMware ESX
2 1 (5.88%) Terminal Services
2 1 (5.88%) vSphere
2 1 (5.88%) Postfix
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (5.88%) Ionix
2 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) VMware
2 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
3 4 (23.53%) SAP
3 4 (23.53%) HP
3 4 (23.53%) Veritas
4 3 (17.65%) Cisco
4 3 (17.65%) Sun
5 1 (5.88%) CommVault
5 1 (5.88%) Hitachi
5 1 (5.88%) NetApp
5 1 (5.88%) Novell
5 1 (5.88%) IBM
5 1 (5.88%) Juniper
5 1 (5.88%) Citrix
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle
5 1 (5.88%) Brocade