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 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
EMC
Rank 59 68 71
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +3
Contract jobs citing EMC 10 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.22% 0.66% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 2.62% 1.45% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £375 £353
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £32.03 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £31.28 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+18.29% +4.25%
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
382 414 429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 46.42% 45.20% 50.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 181 223
Average daily rate £400 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 49 21
Average hourly rate £18.50 £31.56 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.37% +106.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £11.74 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.90 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

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 24 October 2014. 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
Chester +13 3 £400 - 1
Warrington -11 2 £400 +6.66% 1
Knutsford - - - -
Runcorn - - - - 1
EMC
North West

EMC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 6 (50.00%) SAN
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) VMware
3 3 (25.00%) VMware ESX
3 3 (25.00%) Clustering
3 3 (25.00%) Brocade
3 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (16.67%) UNIX
4 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 2 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 2 (16.67%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle
4 2 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (8.33%) Change Management
5 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (8.33%) ITSM
5 1 (8.33%) Migration
5 1 (8.33%) Replication
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (8.33%) Connectrix
5 1 (8.33%) MCITP
5 1 (8.33%) Banking
5 1 (8.33%) Subversion

EMC
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 (8.33%) Apache
1 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) SAN
2 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (8.33%) Connectrix
3 1 (8.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) MySQL
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Subversion
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) Storage Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Data Protection Advisor
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Storage Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) EMC Storage Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) EMC Storage Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Backup Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Operations Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (8.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (16.67%) UNIX
4 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (8.33%) Solaris
4 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
1 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
1 2 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (8.33%) Change Control
2 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (8.33%) Performance Management
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (8.33%) Change Management
2 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (8.33%) ITSM
2 1 (8.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Java
1 1 (8.33%) Perl
1 1 (8.33%) VBScript
1 1 (8.33%) VB
1 1 (8.33%) Python
1 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
1 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) MCSE
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (8.33%) MCITP
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) SRDF
2 1 (8.33%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (8.33%) Data Guard
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Legato
2 1 (8.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 4 (33.33%) VMware
2 3 (25.00%) Brocade
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco
4 1 (8.33%) IBM
4 1 (8.33%) HP
4 1 (8.33%) Dell
4 1 (8.33%) BMC
4 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (8.33%) Remedy