The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of EMC products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EMC over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
EMC
Rank 58 60 58
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing EMC 6 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.81% 1.01% 0.90%
As % of the Vendors category 1.71% 2.47% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 2
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£438 £410 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.70% +7.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £361 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £422 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £380 £361
% change year-on-year
+0.98% +5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +43.68%
EMC
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Vendors Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
350 365 365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 47.43% 40.78% 47.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 165 171
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £225 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £491 £516
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 35 29
Average hourly rate £18.13 £31.56 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.54% +28.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.60 £44.90 £52.75
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 Cheshire

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

EMC Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

EMC
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

EMC Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

EMC
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

EMC Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

EMC
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EMC within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Runcorn +1 1 - -
Warrington - - - - 1
Wilmslow - - - -
Chester - - - -
Crewe - - - -
Knutsford - - - -
Nantwich - - - - 1
EMC
North West

EMC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 9 (56.25%) VMware
2 8 (50.00%) SAN
3 7 (43.75%) Windows
4 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
4 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (18.75%) VMware ESX
6 3 (18.75%) Clustering
6 3 (18.75%) Brocade
6 3 (18.75%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
6 3 (18.75%) Cisco
6 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (12.50%) NAS
7 2 (12.50%) SRDF
7 2 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (12.50%) Change Control
7 2 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (12.50%) Project Management
7 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
7 2 (12.50%) HP
7 2 (12.50%) MCSE
7 2 (12.50%) ITIL
7 2 (12.50%) UNIX
7 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
7 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
7 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
7 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
7 2 (12.50%) Finance

EMC
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (6.25%) Apache
1 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
1 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) SAN
2 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
3 2 (12.50%) NAS
4 1 (6.25%) VLAN
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (6.25%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Subversion
1 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Consultant
2 4 (25.00%) Storage Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) EMC Storage Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Operations Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Data Protection Advisor
4 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Storage Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (6.25%) Implementation Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Implementation Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Data Centre Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Clustering
2 1 (6.25%) Replication
2 1 (6.25%) FlexPod
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (12.50%) UNIX
5 1 (6.25%) Solaris
5 1 (6.25%) Linux
5 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (12.50%) Change Control
1 2 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
1 2 (12.50%) Project Management
1 2 (12.50%) ITIL
1 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
1 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
1 2 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (6.25%) Change Management
2 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
2 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C
1 1 (6.25%) Java
1 1 (6.25%) Perl
1 1 (6.25%) VBScript
1 1 (6.25%) VB
1 1 (6.25%) Python
1 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
1 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
1 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (12.50%) MCSE
1 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) MCITP
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (6.25%) NCIE
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) VMware ESX
1 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (12.50%) SRDF
2 2 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (6.25%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (6.25%) BladeLogic
2 1 (6.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (6.25%) Legato
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) VMware
2 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 3 (18.75%) Brocade
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco
4 2 (12.50%) HP
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle
5 1 (6.25%) Dell
5 1 (6.25%) IBM
5 1 (6.25%) NetApp
5 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
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