The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of EMC products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EMC over the 3 months to 24 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
EMC
Rank 115 117 113
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs citing EMC 24 12 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.75% 0.42% 0.57%
As % of the Vendors category 1.61% 0.96% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 8
Average daily rate
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£310 £405 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.45% +24.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £356 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.87% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £32.50 - £30.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.50 £27.25
% change year-on-year
+19.71% +30.27%
EMC
England

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

Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1493 1247 1380
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 46.50% 44.03% 46.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 790 627 648
Average daily rate £350 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £170 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 97 107
Average hourly rate £16.25 £24.25 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.98% +7.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £11.00 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £39.09 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

EMC
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

EMC Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

EMC
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

EMC Daily Rate Trend in the North West

EMC
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing EMC across the North West region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

EMC Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

EMC
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

EMC Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

EMC
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EMC within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
Manchester - 10 £313 - 2
Cheshire +7 6 £400 -2.43% 2
Cumbria - - - - 1
EMC
England

EMC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 26 (56.52%) Windows
1 26 (56.52%) SAN
2 22 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 22 (47.83%) VMware
3 16 (34.78%) Migration
4 15 (32.61%) UNIX
4 15 (32.61%) Active Directory
4 15 (32.61%) HP
5 13 (28.26%) IBM
5 13 (28.26%) ITIL
5 13 (28.26%) VMware ESX
5 13 (28.26%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (23.91%) NAS
6 11 (23.91%) Cisco
6 11 (23.91%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (21.74%) Citrix
7 10 (21.74%) MCSE
7 10 (21.74%) Solaris
7 10 (21.74%) Clustering
8 9 (19.57%) SQL Server
8 9 (19.57%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (19.57%) Hyper-V
9 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (17.39%) Red Hat
9 8 (17.39%) Apple
9 8 (17.39%) Replication
10 7 (15.22%) Terminal Services
10 7 (15.22%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (15.22%) CCNA
10 7 (15.22%) IIS

EMC
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 7 (15.22%) IIS
2 6 (13.04%) SharePoint
3 5 (10.87%) MS Exchange
3 5 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (6.52%) Apache
4 3 (6.52%) Tomcat
5 2 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (4.35%) WebLogic
5 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (4.35%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) PaaS
1 1 (2.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (56.52%) SAN
2 11 (23.91%) NAS
3 7 (15.22%) Fibre Channel
3 7 (15.22%) WAN
3 7 (15.22%) iSCSI
4 6 (13.04%) Firewall
5 4 (8.70%) TCP/IP
5 4 (8.70%) Network Security
6 3 (6.52%) LAN
6 3 (6.52%) VLAN
7 2 (4.35%) Wireless
7 2 (4.35%) VPN
7 2 (4.35%) DNS
7 2 (4.35%) SSL
7 2 (4.35%) DHCP
7 2 (4.35%) DMZ
8 1 (2.17%) Ethernet
8 1 (2.17%) IP Telephony
8 1 (2.17%) Modbus
8 1 (2.17%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.35%) RDBMS
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (4.35%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Subversion
1 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (10.87%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.17%) Banking
2 1 (2.17%) Investment Banking
2 1 (2.17%) Electronics
2 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (15.22%) Analyst
2 6 (13.04%) Consultant
2 6 (13.04%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 5 (10.87%) Administrator
3 5 (10.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (10.87%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (10.87%) Network Manager
3 5 (10.87%) Server Engineer
3 5 (10.87%) Storage Consultant
3 5 (10.87%) Security Manager
3 5 (10.87%) Network Security Manager
4 4 (8.70%) Support Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (6.52%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Architect
5 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Server Specialist
6 2 (4.35%) Operations Consultant
6 2 (4.35%) Data Protection Advisor
6 2 (4.35%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.52%) Middleware
2 2 (4.35%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.74%) Clustering
2 8 (17.39%) Replication
3 7 (15.22%) Celerra
4 2 (4.35%) Blackberry
4 2 (4.35%) Life Science
5 1 (2.17%) CLARiiON
5 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.17%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 26 (56.52%) Windows
2 15 (32.61%) UNIX
3 10 (21.74%) Solaris
4 9 (19.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (8.70%) Windows 7
6 4 (8.70%) Linux
6 4 (8.70%) Android
7 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (4.35%) AIX
9 1 (2.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.78%) Migration
2 13 (28.26%) ITIL
3 7 (15.22%) Change Control
4 3 (6.52%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (6.52%) Mentoring
4 3 (6.52%) People Management
4 3 (6.52%) Data Protection
4 3 (6.52%) Change Management
5 2 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (4.35%) SIEM
5 2 (4.35%) Performance Improvement
5 2 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (4.35%) Coaching
5 2 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (4.35%) Business Continuity
5 2 (4.35%) Data Management
5 2 (4.35%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.17%) Release Management
6 1 (2.17%) Manual Testing
6 1 (2.17%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.87%) SQL
2 3 (6.52%) Shell Script
2 3 (6.52%) Perl
3 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.17%) C
3 1 (2.17%) Java
3 1 (2.17%) VBScript
3 1 (2.17%) VB
3 1 (2.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (23.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (21.74%) MCSE
3 7 (15.22%) CCNA
3 7 (15.22%) MCITP
3 7 (15.22%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (10.87%) ACSP
4 5 (10.87%) RHCSA
4 5 (10.87%) CCDP
4 5 (10.87%) ACSA
4 5 (10.87%) MCDST
4 5 (10.87%) MCTS
4 5 (10.87%) MCSA
4 5 (10.87%) CCNP
4 5 (10.87%) CCIP
4 5 (10.87%) RHCE
4 5 (10.87%) IBM Certification
5 4 (8.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
6 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (8.70%) SLA
3 1 (2.17%) QA
3 1 (2.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (32.61%) Active Directory
2 13 (28.26%) VMware ESX
2 13 (28.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (19.57%) Hyper-V
4 7 (15.22%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 7 (15.22%) Terminal Services
5 2 (4.35%) RHEV
5 2 (4.35%) Firmware
5 2 (4.35%) XenApp
5 2 (4.35%) SRDF
6 1 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (10.87%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (6.52%) SCCM
3 2 (4.35%) SAP Afaria
3 2 (4.35%) OpenView
4 1 (2.17%) Legato
4 1 (2.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (2.17%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.17%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 22 (47.83%) Microsoft
1 22 (47.83%) VMware
2 15 (32.61%) HP
3 13 (28.26%) IBM
4 11 (23.91%) Cisco
5 10 (21.74%) Citrix
6 8 (17.39%) Red Hat
6 8 (17.39%) Apple
7 6 (13.04%) Oracle
8 4 (8.70%) CheckPoint
8 4 (8.70%) NetApp
8 4 (8.70%) Remedy
9 3 (6.52%) Brocade
9 3 (6.52%) SolarWinds
9 3 (6.52%) Avaya
9 3 (6.52%) Juniper
10 2 (4.35%) Sybase
10 2 (4.35%) Dell
10 2 (4.35%) Sun
10 2 (4.35%) MobileIron