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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
EMC
Rank 64 56 56
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Contract jobs citing EMC 6 17 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.76% 2.16% 0.84%
As % of the Vendors category 1.69% 5.04% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 2
Average daily rate
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£438 £380 £444
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.05% -14.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £369 £439
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £412 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £411 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+17.50% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £47.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +36.36%
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
355 337 356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 45.17% 42.77% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 146 155
Average daily rate £400 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £156 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 40 32
Average hourly rate £18.13 £35.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.20% +75.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £14.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 27 February 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
Chester - - - -
Crewe - - - -
Knutsford - - - -
Nantwich - - - -
Runcorn - - - -
Warrington - - - - 1
Wilmslow - - - - 1
EMC
North West

EMC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 10 (66.67%) VMware
2 9 (60.00%) SAN
3 8 (53.33%) Windows
4 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (26.67%) Cisco
7 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (20.00%) MCSE
7 3 (20.00%) ITIL
7 3 (20.00%) HP
7 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (20.00%) VMware ESX
7 3 (20.00%) Clustering
7 3 (20.00%) Brocade
7 3 (20.00%) EMC NetWorker
7 3 (20.00%) NAS
7 3 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (20.00%) Change Control
8 2 (13.33%) NCIE
8 2 (13.33%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (13.33%) SRDF
8 2 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (13.33%) FlexPod
8 2 (13.33%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
8 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
8 2 (13.33%) VLAN
8 2 (13.33%) BladeLogic

EMC
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (6.67%) Apache
1 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
1 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (60.00%) SAN
2 3 (20.00%) NAS
2 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (13.33%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (13.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Subversion
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Consultant
2 4 (26.67%) Senior Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Operations Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Storage Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) EMC Storage Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Storage Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Data Centre Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) EMC Storage Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) EMC Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Clustering
2 2 (13.33%) FlexPod
3 1 (6.67%) Replication
3 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (13.33%) UNIX
5 1 (6.67%) Solaris
5 1 (6.67%) Linux
5 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) ITIL
1 3 (20.00%) Change Control
2 2 (13.33%) Migration
2 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
2 2 (13.33%) Project Management
2 2 (13.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (6.67%) Change Management
3 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) C
1 1 (6.67%) Java
1 1 (6.67%) Perl
1 1 (6.67%) VBScript
1 1 (6.67%) VB
1 1 (6.67%) Python
1 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
1 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) MCSE
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) NCIE
3 1 (6.67%) MCITP
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (20.00%) VMware ESX
2 3 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (13.33%) SRDF
3 2 (13.33%) NFS
3 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (13.33%) BladeLogic
3 1 (6.67%) Legato
3 1 (6.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) VMware
2 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (26.67%) Cisco
4 3 (20.00%) HP
4 3 (20.00%) Brocade
5 2 (13.33%) NetApp
6 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
6 1 (6.67%) Dell
6 1 (6.67%) IBM
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle