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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EMC over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 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.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
EMC
Rank 151 137 115
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -22
Contract jobs citing EMC 6 22 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.18% 0.53% 0.93%
As % of the Vendors category 0.39% 1.33% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 15 13
Median daily rate £450 £423 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.50% +12.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £360 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £512 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £370
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £27.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+35.13% -30.62%
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
1545 1660 1503
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 47.47% 40.10% 46.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 950 878 818
Median daily rate £410 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £521
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 79 99
Median hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.05 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.33 £35.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

EMC
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing EMC as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EMC within the North West region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +3 2 £525 +23.52% 2
Cheshire +5 1 £450 +9.09% 1
Merseyside +5 1 - -
Lancashire -7 1 £400 -13.27%
Cumbria - 1 - -
EMC
England

EMC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing EMC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for EMC.

1 28 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 25 (62.50%) Citrix
2 25 (62.50%) SQL
3 24 (60.00%) Linux
4 23 (57.50%) Windows
5 22 (55.00%) Migration
6 21 (52.50%) AIX
6 21 (52.50%) Solaris
7 20 (50.00%) Oracle
7 20 (50.00%) Security Cleared
8 19 (47.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 19 (47.50%) HPUX
9 18 (45.00%) DB2
9 18 (45.00%) DHCP
9 18 (45.00%) Mainframe
10 14 (35.00%) VMware
10 14 (35.00%) Cisco
10 14 (35.00%) SC Cleared
11 12 (30.00%) Data Centre
12 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
12 8 (20.00%) SAN
12 8 (20.00%) Unix
12 8 (20.00%) Windows Server
13 7 (17.50%) Firewall
13 7 (17.50%) McAfee ePO
13 7 (17.50%) CheckPoint
13 7 (17.50%) MS Exchange
13 7 (17.50%) Clearswift
13 7 (17.50%) Intel Security
13 7 (17.50%) VMware ESX

EMC
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (17.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.00%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (45.00%) DHCP
2 8 (20.00%) SAN
3 7 (17.50%) Firewall
4 2 (5.00%) NAS
5 1 (2.50%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (2.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (45.00%) DB2
2 2 (5.00%) SAP HANA
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Rational Application Developer
1 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.50%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
Job Titles
1 11 (27.50%) Architect
2 7 (17.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) AIX Architect
3 5 (12.50%) Lead Architect
3 5 (12.50%) Storage Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Designer
4 4 (10.00%) Storage Architect
5 3 (7.50%) Data Centre Manager
5 3 (7.50%) EMC Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) EMC Storage Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Data Centre Project Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Data Migration Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (5.00%) Linux Specialist
6 2 (5.00%) Migration Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Cloud Architect
7 1 (2.50%) Data Centre Architect
7 1 (2.50%) HPUX Specialist
7 1 (2.50%) Migration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) .NET
1 1 (2.50%) J2EE
1 1 (2.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 18 (45.00%) Mainframe
2 12 (30.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (7.50%) EMC VNX
4 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.00%) EMC VMAX
4 2 (5.00%) Replication
5 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.50%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.50%) HACMP
5 1 (2.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (60.00%) Linux
2 23 (57.50%) Windows
3 21 (52.50%) AIX
3 21 (52.50%) Solaris
4 19 (47.50%) HPUX
4 19 (47.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (20.00%) Unix
5 8 (20.00%) Windows Server
6 3 (7.50%) SUSE
7 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (55.00%) Migration
2 2 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (5.00%) Demand Management
2 2 (5.00%) ITIL
2 2 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (5.00%) Resource Management
2 2 (5.00%) Service Management
2 2 (5.00%) Stress Testing
2 2 (5.00%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (2.50%) CRM
3 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (2.50%) ERP
3 1 (2.50%) Project Management
3 1 (2.50%) SOA
3 1 (2.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (2.50%) Supplier Management
3 1 (2.50%) UML
3 1 (2.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (62.50%) SQL
2 2 (5.00%) Perl
2 2 (5.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.50%) C
3 1 (2.50%) Java
3 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (35.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.00%) EMCSA
4 1 (2.50%) Degree
System Software
1 28 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (17.50%) VMware ESX
3 3 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.50%) vSphere
4 2 (5.00%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (5.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (5.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (17.50%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (10.00%) EMC VPLEX
3 2 (5.00%) NetBackup
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (2.50%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 25 (62.50%) Citrix
2 20 (50.00%) Oracle
3 14 (35.00%) Cisco
3 14 (35.00%) VMware
4 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (17.50%) CheckPoint
5 7 (17.50%) Clearswift
5 7 (17.50%) Intel Security
6 4 (10.00%) IBM
7 3 (7.50%) Isilon
8 2 (5.00%) LANDesk
8 2 (5.00%) NetApp
8 2 (5.00%) SAP
8 2 (5.00%) Sun
8 2 (5.00%) Veritas
9 1 (2.50%) Dell