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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
EMC
Rank 121 105 110
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +5
Contract jobs citing EMC 34 29 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.87% 0.93% 0.52%
As % of the Vendors category 1.90% 2.15% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 5
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£450 £320 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.62% -14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £265 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £397 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £360
% change year-on-year
- +7.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £46.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +27.27%
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
1786 1346 1118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 45.76% 43.14% 45.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 861 647 494
Average daily rate £400 £325 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -2.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £195 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £464 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 108 89
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £44.40 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 1 May 2015.

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 1 May 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
Vacancies
Manchester -4 21 £413 +37.50% 6
Cheshire -16 4 £500 +32.27% 4
Merseyside - 4 £325 -
Cumbria - 1 £500 -
EMC
England

EMC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 38 (70.37%) Windows
2 34 (62.96%) SAN
3 30 (55.56%) VMware
4 26 (48.15%) Microsoft
5 24 (44.44%) Citrix
5 24 (44.44%) Migration
5 24 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
6 23 (42.59%) UNIX
7 20 (37.04%) WAN
7 20 (37.04%) Active Directory
8 19 (35.19%) Hyper-V
9 17 (31.48%) Oracle Database
9 17 (31.48%) Oracle
10 16 (29.63%) Solaris
10 16 (29.63%) Cisco
11 13 (24.07%) SQL Server
11 13 (24.07%) Windows Server 2003
11 13 (24.07%) NAS
12 12 (22.22%) XenApp
12 12 (22.22%) Fibre Channel
12 12 (22.22%) iSCSI
13 11 (20.37%) SCCM
13 11 (20.37%) Windows Server 2008
13 11 (20.37%) MPLS
13 11 (20.37%) IIS
13 11 (20.37%) VMware ESX
13 11 (20.37%) Firewall
14 10 (18.52%) Clustering
14 10 (18.52%) Replication
14 10 (18.52%) Terminal Services

EMC
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 11 (20.37%) IIS
2 9 (16.67%) IBM Notes
2 9 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 6 (11.11%) MS Exchange
4 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.85%) Alfresco
6 1 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.85%) Documentum
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (18.52%) Office 365
2 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (62.96%) SAN
2 20 (37.04%) WAN
3 13 (24.07%) NAS
4 12 (22.22%) Fibre Channel
4 12 (22.22%) iSCSI
5 11 (20.37%) MPLS
5 11 (20.37%) Firewall
6 9 (16.67%) Internet
6 9 (16.67%) Wireless
7 8 (14.81%) EIGRP
7 8 (14.81%) DMZ
7 8 (14.81%) OSPF
7 8 (14.81%) BGP
7 8 (14.81%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (14.81%) VPLS
8 6 (11.11%) DHCP
9 5 (9.26%) LAN
9 5 (9.26%) VPN
10 4 (7.41%) VLAN
11 3 (5.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (31.48%) Oracle Database
2 13 (24.07%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.85%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 5 (9.26%) Manufacturing
2 4 (7.41%) Local Government
3 3 (5.56%) Electronics
4 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.70%) Finance
4 2 (3.70%) Marketing
5 1 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 20 (37.04%) Architect
2 10 (18.52%) Technical Architect
3 9 (16.67%) Analyst
4 7 (12.96%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (9.26%) Server Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (7.41%) Consultant
7 4 (7.41%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (7.41%) Citrix Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Project Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Project Manager
8 3 (5.56%) Senior Consultant
9 2 (3.70%) Support Analyst
9 2 (3.70%) Server Specialist
9 2 (3.70%) Windows Server Engineer
9 2 (3.70%) Storage Consultant
9 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (3.70%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
9 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.85%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.52%) Clustering
1 10 (18.52%) Replication
1 10 (18.52%) Celerra
2 2 (3.70%) Client/Server
2 2 (3.70%) DTV
2 2 (3.70%) FlexPod
2 2 (3.70%) Life Science
3 1 (1.85%) CAN bus
3 1 (1.85%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 38 (70.37%) Windows
2 23 (42.59%) UNIX
3 16 (29.63%) Solaris
4 13 (24.07%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (20.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (11.11%) Windows 7
8 5 (9.26%) Linux
9 4 (7.41%) Windows XP
10 3 (5.56%) CentOS
11 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (44.44%) Migration
2 10 (18.52%) Change Control
3 9 (16.67%) ITIL
4 8 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (14.81%) Business Continuity
4 8 (14.81%) Configuration Management
5 7 (12.96%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (11.11%) Project Management
7 5 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (7.41%) Data Protection
9 2 (3.70%) Programme Management
9 2 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (3.70%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (3.70%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (3.70%) Mentoring
10 1 (1.85%) Project Planning
10 1 (1.85%) Technical Architecture
10 1 (1.85%) Release Management
10 1 (1.85%) CAD
10 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.56%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (12.96%) Security Cleared
1 7 (12.96%) SC Cleared
2 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (7.41%) MCSE
3 2 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (3.70%) CCIE
3 2 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.70%) CCA
3 2 (3.70%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (3.70%) NCIE
3 2 (3.70%) CCEE
3 2 (3.70%) CCAA
4 1 (1.85%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.26%) SLA
2 4 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (7.41%) QA
System Software
1 24 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (37.04%) Active Directory
3 19 (35.19%) Hyper-V
4 12 (22.22%) XenApp
5 11 (20.37%) VMware ESX
6 10 (18.52%) Terminal Services
6 10 (18.52%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 7 (12.96%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (11.11%) Xen
9 4 (7.41%) MetaFrame
9 4 (7.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (3.70%) NFS
10 2 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (1.85%) VMware Server
11 1 (1.85%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 11 (20.37%) SCCM
2 5 (9.26%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (5.56%) SCOM
4 2 (3.70%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (3.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (3.70%) BladeLogic
5 1 (1.85%) WSUS
5 1 (1.85%) Icinga
5 1 (1.85%) Cacti
5 1 (1.85%) Nagios
Vendors
1 30 (55.56%) VMware
2 26 (48.15%) Microsoft
3 24 (44.44%) Citrix
4 17 (31.48%) Oracle
5 16 (29.63%) Cisco
6 10 (18.52%) NetApp
7 9 (16.67%) SolarWinds
7 9 (16.67%) Lotus
8 8 (14.81%) SAP
8 8 (14.81%) IBM
8 8 (14.81%) CheckPoint
8 8 (14.81%) HP
8 8 (14.81%) Nortel
9 7 (12.96%) Remedy
10 5 (9.26%) Red Hat
10 5 (9.26%) AppSense
11 4 (7.41%) Avaya
12 2 (3.70%) CA
12 2 (3.70%) McAfee
13 1 (1.85%) CommVault