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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
EMC
Rank 112 106 127
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +21
Contract jobs citing EMC 22 28 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.69% 0.95% 0.29%
As % of the Vendors category 1.48% 2.12% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 4
Average daily rate
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£310 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £395 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £480 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £353
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £31.56 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -18.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
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
1490 1323 1620
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 46.68% 44.89% 47.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 789 594 757
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 104 128
Average hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £16.62
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.77% +35.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 -6 14 £300 -29.41% 7
Cheshire +1 5 - - 5
Merseyside -7 1 - -
Cumbria - - - -
EMC
England

EMC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 15 (48.39%) SAN
2 13 (41.94%) Cisco
3 12 (38.71%) ITIL
3 12 (38.71%) Windows
3 12 (38.71%) Microsoft
3 12 (38.71%) HP
3 12 (38.71%) VMware
4 10 (32.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (29.03%) NetApp
5 9 (29.03%) Apple
5 9 (29.03%) IBM
6 8 (25.81%) MCSE
6 8 (25.81%) Oracle
6 8 (25.81%) Red Hat
7 7 (22.58%) Finance
7 7 (22.58%) WAN
7 7 (22.58%) MCITP
8 6 (19.35%) Firmware
8 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (19.35%) CCNA
8 6 (19.35%) Active Directory
8 6 (19.35%) Firewall
8 6 (19.35%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (16.13%) Change Management
9 5 (16.13%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (16.13%) ACSA
9 5 (16.13%) CCDP
9 5 (16.13%) CCNP
9 5 (16.13%) CCIP
9 5 (16.13%) RHCE

EMC
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 4 (12.90%) MS Exchange
1 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (9.68%) WebSphere
2 3 (9.68%) WebLogic
2 3 (9.68%) Apache
2 3 (9.68%) Tomcat
2 3 (9.68%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (6.45%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.23%) PaaS
1 1 (3.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (48.39%) SAN
2 7 (22.58%) WAN
3 6 (19.35%) Firewall
4 5 (16.13%) NAS
5 4 (12.90%) Network Security
6 3 (9.68%) LAN
6 3 (9.68%) VLAN
6 3 (9.68%) DMZ
6 3 (9.68%) DNS
7 2 (6.45%) SSL
7 2 (6.45%) DHCP
7 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
7 2 (6.45%) VPN
7 2 (6.45%) Wireless
8 1 (3.23%) Connectrix
8 1 (3.23%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
1 3 (9.68%) RDBMS
1 3 (9.68%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 7 (22.58%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Banking
3 2 (6.45%) Publishing
4 1 (3.23%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (19.35%) Consultant
1 6 (19.35%) Administrator
2 5 (16.13%) Analyst
2 5 (16.13%) Network Manager
2 5 (16.13%) Network Security Manager
2 5 (16.13%) Security Manager
3 4 (12.90%) Storage Consultant
3 4 (12.90%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Architect
4 3 (9.68%) UNIX Administrator
4 3 (9.68%) Storage Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Backup Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Data Protection Advisor
5 2 (6.45%) Storage Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) Middleware
2 2 (6.45%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Firmware
2 2 (6.45%) Blackberry
2 2 (6.45%) Symmetrix DMX
2 2 (6.45%) CLARiiON
2 2 (6.45%) EMC Centera
3 1 (3.23%) Clustering
3 1 (3.23%) e-Health
3 1 (3.23%) Life Science
3 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.23%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (38.71%) Windows
2 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (12.90%) Android
3 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (12.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (12.90%) Windows 7
3 4 (12.90%) Linux
3 4 (12.90%) UNIX
4 2 (6.45%) Windows XP
4 2 (6.45%) AIX
4 2 (6.45%) Solaris
4 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) ITIL
2 5 (16.13%) Change Management
2 5 (16.13%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (16.13%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (12.90%) Migration
3 4 (12.90%) Data Protection
3 4 (12.90%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (9.68%) Asset Management
4 3 (9.68%) Data Management
4 3 (9.68%) Business Continuity
4 3 (9.68%) Performance Management
4 3 (9.68%) Performance Improvement
4 3 (9.68%) Change Control
4 3 (9.68%) Mentoring
4 3 (9.68%) Coaching
4 3 (9.68%) People Management
5 2 (6.45%) SIEM
6 1 (3.23%) Information Security
6 1 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.23%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) SQL
2 3 (9.68%) Shell Script
2 3 (9.68%) Perl
3 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (32.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (25.81%) MCSE
3 7 (22.58%) MCITP
4 6 (19.35%) CCNA
4 6 (19.35%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (16.13%) ACSP
5 5 (16.13%) CCDP
5 5 (16.13%) ACSA
5 5 (16.13%) MCDST
5 5 (16.13%) MCTS
5 5 (16.13%) MCSA
5 5 (16.13%) CCNP
5 5 (16.13%) CCIP
5 5 (16.13%) RHCE
5 5 (16.13%) IBM Certification
6 4 (12.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
7 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
8 2 (6.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.23%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (19.35%) Active Directory
2 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (12.90%) VMware ESX
4 3 (9.68%) XenApp
4 3 (9.68%) RHEV
5 2 (6.45%) Hyper-V
6 1 (3.23%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 1 (3.23%) VMFS
6 1 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (3.23%) vCloud
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (3.23%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) EMC NetWorker
1 3 (9.68%) SCCM
2 2 (6.45%) OpenView
2 2 (6.45%) NetBackup
2 2 (6.45%) Backup Exec
2 2 (6.45%) SAP Afaria
3 1 (3.23%) DatAdvantage
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (3.23%) Tivoli
3 1 (3.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (3.23%) SCOM
3 1 (3.23%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 13 (41.94%) Cisco
2 12 (38.71%) Microsoft
2 12 (38.71%) HP
2 12 (38.71%) VMware
3 9 (29.03%) Apple
3 9 (29.03%) IBM
3 9 (29.03%) NetApp
4 8 (25.81%) Red Hat
4 8 (25.81%) Oracle
5 4 (12.90%) Juniper
5 4 (12.90%) CheckPoint
6 3 (9.68%) Brocade
6 3 (9.68%) SolarWinds
6 3 (9.68%) Citrix
6 3 (9.68%) Avaya
6 3 (9.68%) Sybase
7 2 (6.45%) Dell
7 2 (6.45%) Sun
7 2 (6.45%) BMC
7 2 (6.45%) StorageTek
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