The table below looks at the prevalence of the term EqualLogic in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EqualLogic over the 3 months to 17 September 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.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dell EqualLogic
Rank 556 530 573
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +43
Contract jobs citing EqualLogic 16 23 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.031% 0.048% 0.013%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.10% 0.15% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 2
Average daily rate
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£225 £325 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% -14.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £177 £376
10% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £360 £384
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £188 £288
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -34.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 1
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +91.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- +91.17%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
15918 15223 16407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.97% 31.58% 30.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 9801 9549 9682
Average daily rate £415 £415 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.06% +0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 667 609 805
Average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% -24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.40 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.53 £17.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -36.36%

EqualLogic
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing EqualLogic across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

EqualLogic Jobs Demand Trend in England

EqualLogic
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

EqualLogic Daily Rate Trend in England

EqualLogic
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing EqualLogic across the England region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

EqualLogic Daily Rate Histogram in England

EqualLogic
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

EqualLogic Hourly Rate Trend in England

EqualLogic
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EqualLogic within the England region over the 3 months to 17 September 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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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
London +6 4 £310 -11.42% 2
North West -1 3 £350 - 2
South West - 3 £250 -
South East -1 2 £175 - 5
East of England - 2 £213 - 2
Yorkshire -2 1 £210 -16.41%
West Midlands -19 1 £200 +25.00% 1
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EqualLogic
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing EqualLogic 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 EqualLogic.

1 30 (81.08%) Dell
2 29 (78.38%) VMware
3 27 (72.97%) Windows
4 26 (70.27%) SAN
5 24 (64.86%) Microsoft
6 21 (56.76%) Cisco
7 18 (48.65%) Citrix
8 16 (43.24%) Active Directory
8 16 (43.24%) MS Exchange
9 15 (40.54%) HP
9 15 (40.54%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (40.54%) Hyper-V
10 13 (35.14%) iSCSI
11 11 (29.73%) VMware Infrastructure
11 11 (29.73%) vSphere
11 11 (29.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 11 (29.73%) EMC
11 11 (29.73%) Symantec
12 10 (27.03%) Cisco Certification
12 10 (27.03%) WAN
12 10 (27.03%) CCNA
13 9 (24.32%) MCSE
13 9 (24.32%) Microsoft Certification
13 9 (24.32%) Celerra
13 9 (24.32%) CLARiiON
13 9 (24.32%) XenApp
14 8 (21.62%) Cisco ASA
14 8 (21.62%) Exchange Server 2010
14 8 (21.62%) Firewall
14 8 (21.62%) Exchange Server 2007

EqualLogic
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing EqualLogic 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 EqualLogic. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (43.24%) MS Exchange
2 8 (21.62%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (21.62%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (13.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2000
5 1 (2.70%) Apache
5 1 (2.70%) Moodle
5 1 (2.70%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (16.22%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (70.27%) SAN
2 13 (35.14%) iSCSI
3 10 (27.03%) WAN
4 8 (21.62%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (21.62%) Firewall
5 5 (13.51%) DNS
5 5 (13.51%) LAN
5 5 (13.51%) Fibre Channel
6 4 (10.81%) DHCP
7 3 (8.11%) VLAN
7 3 (8.11%) BIG-IP
7 3 (8.11%) DSL
7 3 (8.11%) MPLS
7 3 (8.11%) NAS
8 2 (5.41%) SSL
8 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
8 2 (5.41%) VPN
8 2 (5.41%) FirePass
9 1 (2.70%) IP Telephony
9 1 (2.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) MySQL
General
1 3 (8.11%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Law
3 1 (2.70%) Billing
3 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (21.62%) Network Engineer
2 6 (16.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Architect
4 4 (10.81%) Technical Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Administrator
5 3 (8.11%) Support Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Storage Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (8.11%) Storage Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Backup Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Network Support
6 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (24.32%) Celerra
1 9 (24.32%) CLARiiON
2 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (13.51%) Clustering
3 5 (13.51%) Blackberry
4 3 (8.11%) Fat Client
4 3 (8.11%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.70%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 27 (72.97%) Windows
2 15 (40.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (18.92%) Windows 7
4 2 (5.41%) Linux
4 2 (5.41%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.70%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (2.70%) CentOS
5 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.70%) Windows 2000
5 1 (2.70%) Solaris
5 1 (2.70%) UNIX
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.22%) ITIL
2 5 (13.51%) Low Latency
3 4 (10.81%) Software Deployment
3 4 (10.81%) PRINCE2
3 4 (10.81%) Migration
4 3 (8.11%) Change Management
4 3 (8.11%) Project Management
5 2 (5.41%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (5.41%) Load Balancing
5 2 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.70%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.70%) Security Testing
6 1 (2.70%) Performance Management
6 1 (2.70%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.70%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.70%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.92%) SQL
2 5 (13.51%) Perl
2 5 (13.51%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (29.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 10 (27.03%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (27.03%) CCNA
3 9 (24.32%) MCSE
3 9 (24.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (16.22%) VCP5
4 6 (16.22%) MCITP
5 5 (13.51%) CCA
5 5 (13.51%) Citrix Certification
5 5 (13.51%) VCP4
6 2 (5.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (5.41%) MCP
6 2 (5.41%) MCSA
7 1 (2.70%) CCNP
7 1 (2.70%) EMC Certification
System Software
1 16 (43.24%) Active Directory
2 15 (40.54%) Hyper-V
3 11 (29.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (29.73%) vSphere
4 9 (24.32%) XenApp
5 3 (8.11%) Xen
5 3 (8.11%) NLBS
6 2 (5.41%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 2 (5.41%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (5.41%) VMware ESX
7 1 (2.70%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (2.70%) DFS Replication
7 1 (2.70%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) NetBackup
2 3 (8.11%) Backup Exec
2 3 (8.11%) WSUS
2 3 (8.11%) WhatsUp Gold
2 3 (8.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (5.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (5.41%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (2.70%) SCCM
4 1 (2.70%) ARCserve
4 1 (2.70%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.70%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 30 (81.08%) Dell
2 29 (78.38%) VMware
3 24 (64.86%) Microsoft
4 21 (56.76%) Cisco
5 18 (48.65%) Citrix
6 15 (40.54%) HP
7 11 (29.73%) EMC
7 11 (29.73%) Symantec
8 6 (16.22%) NetApp
9 5 (13.51%) SonicWALL
9 5 (13.51%) CommVault
9 5 (13.51%) 3PAR
10 3 (8.11%) Juniper
10 3 (8.11%) CheckPoint
10 3 (8.11%) Veeam
10 3 (8.11%) Meraki
11 2 (5.41%) F5
11 2 (5.41%) Altiris
12 1 (2.70%) Brocade
12 1 (2.70%) Sun
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