The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the North West region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
EMC
Rank 115 115 121
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Contract jobs citing EMC 13 17 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.43% 0.63% 0.56%
As % of the Vendors category 0.97% 1.34% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 11
Average daily rate
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£320 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.70% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £365 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £368
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -38.46%
Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1334 1267 1577
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 44.45% 46.80% 48.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 674 546 724
Average daily rate £330 £325 £341
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £205 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £489
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 101 115
Average hourly rate £17.00 £21.50 £17.51
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.93% +22.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.40 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.75 £40.11 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.56
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.87%
EMC
England

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -4 8 £300 -29.41% 5
Merseyside +2 4 £475 +26.66%
Cheshire 0 1 - - 1
EMC
England

EMC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 21 (50.00%) SAN
1 21 (50.00%) VMware
2 17 (40.48%) Windows
3 14 (33.33%) NetApp
4 13 (30.95%) Citrix
5 11 (26.19%) SCOM
6 10 (23.81%) HP
6 10 (23.81%) ITIL
6 10 (23.81%) Solaris
7 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
7 9 (21.43%) PowerShell
8 8 (19.05%) Performance Management
8 8 (19.05%) XenDesktop
8 8 (19.05%) Active Directory
8 8 (19.05%) Oracle
8 8 (19.05%) Cisco
8 8 (19.05%) IBM
9 7 (16.67%) Red Hat
9 7 (16.67%) NetBackup
9 7 (16.67%) Finance
9 7 (16.67%) SC Cleared
9 7 (16.67%) Security Cleared
10 6 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (14.29%) Brocade
10 6 (14.29%) VMware Server
10 6 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
10 6 (14.29%) Apple
10 6 (14.29%) Firmware
10 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (14.29%) DNS

EMC
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 3 (7.14%) Apache
1 3 (7.14%) Tomcat
1 3 (7.14%) WebLogic
1 3 (7.14%) MS Exchange
1 3 (7.14%) WebSphere
1 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) PaaS
1 1 (2.38%) IaaS
1 1 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (50.00%) SAN
2 6 (14.29%) DNS
3 5 (11.90%) LAN
3 5 (11.90%) WAN
3 5 (11.90%) DHCP
3 5 (11.90%) Connectrix
4 4 (9.52%) VLAN
5 3 (7.14%) TCP/IP
5 3 (7.14%) VPN
5 3 (7.14%) Firewall
5 3 (7.14%) NAS
6 2 (4.76%) Network Security
6 2 (4.76%) Wireless
7 1 (2.38%) SSL
7 1 (2.38%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) RDBMS
1 3 (7.14%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 7 (16.67%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Local Government
3 2 (4.76%) Banking
3 2 (4.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (16.67%) Server Engineer
2 6 (14.29%) Storage Engineer
2 6 (14.29%) Consultant
3 5 (11.90%) Administrator
3 5 (11.90%) Operations Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Backup Consultant
4 4 (9.52%) Storage Manager
4 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Senior Manager
5 3 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Citrix Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) UNIX Administrator
5 3 (7.14%) Network Manager
5 3 (7.14%) Security Manager
5 3 (7.14%) Citrix Server Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Network Security Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Storage Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.14%) Middleware
2 2 (4.76%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Firmware
2 3 (7.14%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (4.76%) EqualLogic
3 2 (4.76%) Symmetrix DMX
3 2 (4.76%) EMC Centera
3 2 (4.76%) CLARiiON
3 2 (4.76%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.38%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.38%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 17 (40.48%) Windows
2 10 (23.81%) Solaris
3 5 (11.90%) UNIX
4 4 (9.52%) Windows 7
4 4 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (9.52%) Linux
5 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (7.14%) Android
6 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (4.76%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.38%) AIX
7 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.81%) ITIL
2 8 (19.05%) Performance Management
3 6 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (11.90%) Change Management
4 5 (11.90%) Server Monitoring
5 4 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (9.52%) Migration
6 3 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (7.14%) Business Continuity
6 3 (7.14%) Asset Management
6 3 (7.14%) Data Management
6 3 (7.14%) Performance Improvement
7 2 (4.76%) Capacity Management
7 2 (4.76%) Change Control
8 1 (2.38%) ERP
8 1 (2.38%) Project Management
8 1 (2.38%) ITSM
8 1 (2.38%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.38%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.43%) PowerShell
2 4 (9.52%) Shell Script
2 4 (9.52%) SQL
3 3 (7.14%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 7 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (11.90%) MCITP
4 4 (9.52%) MCSE
5 3 (7.14%) MCSA
5 3 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (7.14%) RHCE
5 3 (7.14%) IBM Certification
5 3 (7.14%) CCNP
5 3 (7.14%) CCIP
5 3 (7.14%) CCNA
5 3 (7.14%) CCDP
5 3 (7.14%) MCDST
5 3 (7.14%) MCTS
5 3 (7.14%) ACSA
5 3 (7.14%) ACSP
6 2 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (2.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (19.05%) XenDesktop
1 8 (19.05%) Active Directory
2 6 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (14.29%) VMware Server
3 5 (11.90%) Hyper-V
3 5 (11.90%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 4 (9.52%) XenApp
5 3 (7.14%) RHEV
6 2 (4.76%) VMware ESX
7 1 (2.38%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (2.38%) VMFS
7 1 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.38%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 11 (26.19%) SCOM
2 7 (16.67%) NetBackup
3 5 (11.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (9.52%) Tivoli
5 2 (4.76%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (4.76%) SCCM
5 2 (4.76%) Backup Exec
6 1 (2.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (2.38%) Legato
6 1 (2.38%) OpenView
6 1 (2.38%) DatAdvantage
6 1 (2.38%) SAP Afaria
6 1 (2.38%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 21 (50.00%) VMware
2 14 (33.33%) NetApp
3 13 (30.95%) Citrix
4 10 (23.81%) HP
5 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
6 8 (19.05%) Oracle
6 8 (19.05%) Cisco
6 8 (19.05%) IBM
7 7 (16.67%) Red Hat
8 6 (14.29%) Brocade
8 6 (14.29%) Apple
9 5 (11.90%) Dell
10 3 (7.14%) Sybase
10 3 (7.14%) Juniper
10 3 (7.14%) SolarWinds
11 2 (4.76%) Meru Networks
11 2 (4.76%) Symantec
11 2 (4.76%) CheckPoint
11 2 (4.76%) BMC
12 1 (2.38%) SAP
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