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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
EMC
Rank 120 118 113
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Contract jobs citing EMC 30 13 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.78% 0.43% 0.64%
As % of the Vendors category 1.80% 0.98% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 8
Average daily rate
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£465 £320 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.31% -26.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £249 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £364
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.23 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+37.43% +50.00%
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
1670 1327 1238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 43.20% 43.69% 46.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 883 678 536
Average daily rate £365 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 96 95
Average hourly rate £20.50 £17.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.58% -22.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.28 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.24 £40.00 £40.23
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -3 21 £425 +41.66% 7
Cheshire -1 4 £465 - 2
Merseyside -14 3 £475 - 3
EMC
England

EMC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (58.46%) Microsoft
2 37 (56.92%) Citrix
2 37 (56.92%) VMware
3 34 (52.31%) Migration
3 34 (52.31%) Windows
4 30 (46.15%) Oracle
4 30 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 30 (46.15%) Oracle Database
5 29 (44.62%) SAN
6 28 (43.08%) Hyper-V
7 27 (41.54%) WAN
8 24 (36.92%) IBM Notes
8 24 (36.92%) Lotus
9 22 (33.85%) Cisco
9 22 (33.85%) Office 365
10 21 (32.31%) Data Centre
10 21 (32.31%) SCCM
10 21 (32.31%) SAP
11 20 (30.77%) Active Directory
12 19 (29.23%) Microsoft App-V
12 19 (29.23%) Capacity Planning
13 18 (27.69%) Xen
13 18 (27.69%) UNIX
14 16 (24.62%) Solaris
14 16 (24.62%) NetApp
15 15 (23.08%) EMC VNX
16 14 (21.54%) MPLS
16 14 (21.54%) Firewall
17 13 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
17 13 (20.00%) NAS

EMC
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 24 (36.92%) IBM Notes
2 11 (16.92%) IIS
3 8 (12.31%) MS Exchange
4 6 (9.23%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (6.15%) SharePoint
6 2 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.54%) Alfresco
7 1 (1.54%) Documentum
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (9.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (33.85%) Office 365
2 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (44.62%) SAN
2 27 (41.54%) WAN
3 14 (21.54%) MPLS
3 14 (21.54%) Firewall
4 13 (20.00%) NAS
5 10 (15.38%) iSCSI
6 9 (13.85%) Internet
6 9 (13.85%) Fibre Channel
7 8 (12.31%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (12.31%) Wireless
7 8 (12.31%) VPLS
7 8 (12.31%) OSPF
7 8 (12.31%) BGP
7 8 (12.31%) EIGRP
7 8 (12.31%) DMZ
8 7 (10.77%) VPN
9 5 (7.69%) LAN
10 4 (6.15%) DHCP
11 3 (4.62%) SSL
11 3 (4.62%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (46.15%) Oracle Database
2 11 (16.92%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.62%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (4.62%) Oracle Database 12c
General
1 12 (18.46%) Local Government
2 7 (10.77%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.62%) Publishing
3 3 (4.62%) Electronics
3 3 (4.62%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.62%) Finance
3 3 (4.62%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (53.85%) Architect
2 18 (27.69%) Solutions Architect
3 13 (20.00%) Technical Architect
4 12 (18.46%) Infrastructure Architect
5 7 (10.77%) Analyst
6 5 (7.69%) Server Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 4 (6.15%) Citrix Analyst
7 4 (6.15%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (4.62%) Consultant
8 3 (4.62%) Lead Architect
8 3 (4.62%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
8 3 (4.62%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (4.62%) Lead Technical Architect
8 3 (4.62%) Storage Analyst
9 2 (3.08%) DBA
9 2 (3.08%) PC Support Engineer
9 2 (3.08%) PC Support
9 2 (3.08%) PC Engineer
9 2 (3.08%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 21 (32.31%) Data Centre
2 15 (23.08%) EMC VNX
3 9 (13.85%) Replication
4 8 (12.31%) Celerra
4 8 (12.31%) Clustering
5 4 (6.15%) Life Science
6 3 (4.62%) DTV
6 3 (4.62%) Symmetrix DMX
6 3 (4.62%) CLARiiON
6 3 (4.62%) EMC Centera
7 2 (3.08%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.54%) NHS
8 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (1.54%) FlexPod
8 1 (1.54%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 34 (52.31%) Windows
2 18 (27.69%) UNIX
3 16 (24.62%) Solaris
4 12 (18.46%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (12.31%) Windows 7
6 6 (9.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (9.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (9.23%) Linux
6 6 (9.23%) Windows XP
7 3 (4.62%) CentOS
8 1 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.54%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (52.31%) Migration
2 19 (29.23%) Capacity Planning
3 13 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (18.46%) Change Control
4 12 (18.46%) Data Protection
5 9 (13.85%) Configuration Management
6 8 (12.31%) Business Continuity
7 7 (10.77%) ITIL
8 4 (6.15%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (4.62%) Programme Management
9 3 (4.62%) Asset Management
9 3 (4.62%) Requirements Analysis
9 3 (4.62%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (4.62%) Digital Marketing
9 3 (4.62%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (3.08%) Mentoring
10 2 (3.08%) Project Management
11 1 (1.54%) Service Delivery
11 1 (1.54%) PRINCE2
11 1 (1.54%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.62%) SQL
2 2 (3.08%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 10 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.62%) MCSE
2 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.08%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (3.08%) CCIE
3 2 (3.08%) CCA
3 2 (3.08%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (3.08%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.08%) CCEE
3 2 (3.08%) CCAA
4 1 (1.54%) NCIE
4 1 (1.54%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.54%) EMC Certification
4 1 (1.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (6.15%) QA
2 1 (1.54%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (43.08%) Hyper-V
3 20 (30.77%) Active Directory
4 19 (29.23%) Microsoft App-V
5 18 (27.69%) Xen
6 12 (18.46%) XenApp
7 11 (16.92%) VMware ESX
8 9 (13.85%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 8 (12.31%) Terminal Services
10 4 (6.15%) MetaFrame
10 4 (6.15%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 3 (4.62%) Firmware
12 1 (1.54%) NFS
12 1 (1.54%) VMware Server
12 1 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (1.54%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 21 (32.31%) SCCM
2 4 (6.15%) EMC NetWorker
2 4 (6.15%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (4.62%) SCOM
3 3 (4.62%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (4.62%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (3.08%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.54%) Cacti
5 1 (1.54%) BladeLogic
5 1 (1.54%) Nagios
5 1 (1.54%) EMC Navisphere
5 1 (1.54%) Icinga
Vendors
1 38 (58.46%) Microsoft
2 37 (56.92%) Citrix
2 37 (56.92%) VMware
3 30 (46.15%) Oracle
4 24 (36.92%) Lotus
5 22 (33.85%) Cisco
6 21 (32.31%) SAP
7 16 (24.62%) NetApp
8 11 (16.92%) CheckPoint
9 9 (13.85%) SolarWinds
10 8 (12.31%) Nortel
11 7 (10.77%) IBM
12 6 (9.23%) McAfee
13 5 (7.69%) Red Hat
14 4 (6.15%) Avaya
14 4 (6.15%) AppSense
14 4 (6.15%) Remedy
14 4 (6.15%) Clearswift
15 3 (4.62%) Brocade
15 3 (4.62%) Websense