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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
EMC
Rank 69 66 69
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Contract jobs citing EMC 3 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.32% 0.39% 0.27%
As % of the Vendors category 0.80% 0.83% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate
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£465 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.41% -5.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £28.25 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+41.59% +43.03%
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
375 363 376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 39.89% 47.08% 51.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 160 135
Average daily rate £400 £310 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% -17.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £148 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 28 28
Average hourly rate £15.77 £12.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.16% -61.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.00 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £31.50 £44.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

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 3 July 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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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
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Runcorn +6 3 £465 -
EMC
North West

EMC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (70.00%) NetApp
3 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (50.00%) MPLS
4 5 (50.00%) Migration
4 5 (50.00%) VMware
4 5 (50.00%) Lotus
4 5 (50.00%) IBM Notes
4 5 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 5 (50.00%) WAN
4 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (50.00%) EMC VNX
5 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
5 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (30.00%) C
5 3 (30.00%) Cisco
5 3 (30.00%) SAN
6 2 (20.00%) HP
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (20.00%) Juniper
6 2 (20.00%) IIS
6 2 (20.00%) ITIL
6 2 (20.00%) MCSE
6 2 (20.00%) NFS
6 2 (20.00%) VPN

EMC
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 5 (50.00%) IBM Notes
1 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (20.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) MPLS
1 5 (50.00%) WAN
2 3 (30.00%) SAN
3 2 (20.00%) VPN
3 2 (20.00%) SSL
3 2 (20.00%) VLAN
3 2 (20.00%) NAS
3 2 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (20.00%) NX-OS
General
1 1 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Architect
1 5 (50.00%) Technical Architect
1 5 (50.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (20.00%) FlexPod Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Lead Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Lead Technical Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Data Centre Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Implementation Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Implementation Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) EMC VNX
2 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (20.00%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 5 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (20.00%) Data ONTAP
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (20.00%) Change Control
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) NCIE
2 2 (20.00%) MCSE
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (20.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (70.00%) NetApp
2 5 (50.00%) Lotus
2 5 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco
4 2 (20.00%) Websense
4 2 (20.00%) HP
4 2 (20.00%) Juniper