The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of EMC products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EMC over the 3 months to 23 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 currently tracked.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
EMC
Rank 262 225 226
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +1
Contract jobs citing EMC 379 445 472
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.70% 0.87% 0.81%
As % of the Vendors category 1.54% 1.85% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 257 229
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £365 £370
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 16 27
Average hourly rate £30.00 £23.25 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.95 £12.50 £21.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -38.46%
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
24568 24017 27034
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.63% 47.11% 46.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 13640 13020 13682
Average daily rate £380 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1070 1195 1387
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.57 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%

EMC
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing EMC within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

EMC Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

EMC
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing EMC within the UK.

EMC Daily Rate Trend in the UK

EMC
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing EMC within the UK over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

EMC Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

EMC
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing EMC within the UK.

EMC Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

EMC
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing EMC within the UK over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

EMC Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

EMC
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EMC within the UK over the 3 months to 23 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
England -45 339 £400 -2.43% 154
London -68 137 £413 -2.82% 52
South East +16 88 £360 -4.00% 38
Hampshire +22 41 £350 -5.40% 10
East of England -8 32 £400 +17.64% 18
City of London -16 30 £425 -5.55% 18
Scotland -17 25 £375 +1.69% 3
West Midlands -5 22 £345 +1.47% 4
Surrey -4 15 £360 -10.00% 6
South West -23 15 £328 -18.00% 6
Edinburgh -22 14 £450 +33.33% 2
Berkshire -1 13 £400 +6.66% 11
East Midlands -3 13 £288 -8.00% 5
North West -7 12 £320 -26.85% 12
Cambridgeshire -4 11 £380 +11.76% 10
Yorkshire +1 10 £450 +50.00% 13
Essex - 10 £438 - 3
Southampton - 10 £358 - 3
Milton Keynes +4 9 £375 +15.38% 1
Buckinghamshire -8 9 £375 +15.38% 3
Bristol -19 9 £325 -18.75% 1
Cambridge -2 8 £390 +14.70% 8
Nottingham +4 7 £400 +23.07%
Nottinghamshire +4 7 £400 +33.33% 2
West Yorkshire 0 7 £450 +50.00% 10
Birmingham +6 6 £320 - 1
Manchester +2 6 £300 -29.41% 6
Reading +6 5 £388 +3.33% 5
Glasgow -1 5 £300 -29.41% 1
Norfolk -9 5 £205 -48.75%

EMC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 392 (47.57%) Windows
2 362 (43.93%) SAN
3 357 (43.33%) VMware
4 232 (28.16%) Cisco
5 227 (27.55%) HP
6 220 (26.70%) Linux
7 217 (26.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 211 (25.61%) Microsoft
9 181 (21.97%) NetApp
10 163 (19.78%) Active Directory
11 155 (18.81%) UNIX
12 153 (18.57%) Windows Server 2008
13 149 (18.08%) Oracle
14 148 (17.96%) IBM
15 146 (17.72%) Citrix
16 131 (15.90%) SQL
16 131 (15.90%) Finance
17 122 (14.81%) Security Cleared
18 121 (14.68%) ITIL
19 110 (13.35%) Migration
20 108 (13.11%) Windows Server 2003
21 104 (12.62%) NAS
22 102 (12.38%) Red Hat
23 101 (12.26%) vSphere
24 100 (12.14%) DNS
25 98 (11.89%) Solaris
26 94 (11.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
27 91 (11.04%) EMC NetWorker
27 91 (11.04%) NetBackup
28 89 (10.80%) SC Cleared

EMC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 81 (9.83%) MS Exchange
2 54 (6.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 37 (4.49%) Exchange Server 2003
4 31 (3.76%) Exchange Server 2007
5 27 (3.28%) IIS
5 27 (3.28%) SharePoint
6 26 (3.16%) Tomcat
6 26 (3.16%) Lync
7 23 (2.79%) Apache
7 23 (2.79%) WebSphere
8 19 (2.31%) WebLogic
9 14 (1.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 13 (1.58%) Documentum
11 10 (1.21%) CICS
11 10 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2013
12 8 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
13 6 (0.73%) SharePoint Server
14 5 (0.61%) Oracle Coherence
15 4 (0.49%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 3 (0.36%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 54 (6.55%) MS Excel
2 24 (2.91%) MS Office
3 17 (2.06%) MS Visio
4 12 (1.46%) Spreadsheet
5 10 (1.21%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (1.21%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (0.73%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (0.61%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (0.49%) RMDS
3 4 (0.49%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.36%) Oracle 11i
4 3 (0.36%) assyst
5 2 (0.24%) AWD
6 1 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.12%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.21%) Office 365
2 8 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (0.97%) Amazon S3
3 7 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (0.85%) SaaS
4 6 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.49%) IaaS
6 3 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.36%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 362 (43.93%) SAN
2 104 (12.62%) NAS
3 100 (12.14%) DNS
4 85 (10.32%) Firewall
5 80 (9.71%) TCP/IP
6 63 (7.65%) DHCP
7 54 (6.55%) Fibre Channel
8 47 (5.70%) LAN
9 44 (5.34%) WAN
10 40 (4.85%) Wireless
11 33 (4.00%) iSCSI
12 30 (3.64%) VPN
13 29 (3.52%) Connectrix
14 23 (2.79%) FCoE
15 22 (2.67%) SNMP
16 21 (2.55%) LDAP
17 20 (2.43%) VLAN
18 18 (2.18%) Multicast
19 17 (2.06%) Internet
20 14 (1.70%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (6.55%) SQL Server
2 40 (4.85%) Oracle Database
3 26 (3.16%) DB2
4 20 (2.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 19 (2.31%) Oracle Database 10g
6 18 (2.18%) Oracle Database 11g
7 15 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
8 11 (1.33%) Oracle Database 12c
8 11 (1.33%) MySQL
9 9 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (0.97%) Sybase ASE
11 6 (0.73%) SQLPlus
12 5 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (0.61%) Relational Database
13 4 (0.49%) HBase
13 4 (0.49%) Hadoop
13 4 (0.49%) MongoDB
13 4 (0.49%) Oracle OWB
13 4 (0.49%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (1.33%) Jenkins
2 8 (0.97%) RSpec
3 5 (0.61%) Rational DOORS
3 5 (0.61%) MSI
3 5 (0.61%) Maven
4 3 (0.36%) StarTeam
4 3 (0.36%) JIRA
4 3 (0.36%) Selenium
4 3 (0.36%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.36%) Toad
4 3 (0.36%) Mockito
4 3 (0.36%) Cucumber
4 3 (0.36%) Grunt
4 3 (0.36%) SoapUI
5 2 (0.24%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.12%) Hudson
6 1 (0.12%) RequisitePro
6 1 (0.12%) WebLogic Workshop
6 1 (0.12%) Subversion
General
1 131 (15.90%) Finance
2 72 (8.74%) Banking
3 39 (4.73%) Investment Banking
4 37 (4.49%) Telecoms
5 23 (2.79%) Electronics
6 21 (2.55%) Financial Institution
7 8 (0.97%) Manufacturing
7 8 (0.97%) Retail
7 8 (0.97%) Avionics
8 6 (0.73%) Legal
8 6 (0.73%) Military
9 5 (0.61%) Billing
10 4 (0.49%) Local Government
10 4 (0.49%) French Language
10 4 (0.49%) Automotive
10 4 (0.49%) Advertising
10 4 (0.49%) Publishing
10 4 (0.49%) Back Office
11 3 (0.36%) Marketing
11 3 (0.36%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 108 (13.11%) Consultant
2 105 (12.74%) Architect
3 81 (9.83%) Administrator
4 75 (9.10%) Storage Engineer
5 58 (7.04%) Infrastructure Architect
6 56 (6.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 49 (5.95%) Storage Consultant
8 43 (5.22%) Project Manager
9 42 (5.10%) Analyst
10 37 (4.49%) Systems Administrator
11 28 (3.40%) Systems Engineer
12 27 (3.28%) Storage Administrator
13 26 (3.16%) Support Analyst
14 25 (3.03%) DBA
14 25 (3.03%) Server Engineer
15 24 (2.91%) Team Leader
15 24 (2.91%) Support Engineer
16 23 (2.79%) Solutions Architect
17 22 (2.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
18 21 (2.55%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (3.40%) Middleware
2 22 (2.67%) Web Services
3 9 (1.09%) HTML
4 8 (0.97%) XMPP
5 7 (0.85%) XML
6 6 (0.73%) J2EE
6 6 (0.73%) WebSphere MQ
6 6 (0.73%) CSS
7 5 (0.61%) jQuery
8 4 (0.49%) JPA
8 4 (0.49%) Rendezvous
8 4 (0.49%) XSLT
8 4 (0.49%) CORBA
9 3 (0.36%) Flash
9 3 (0.36%) ASP.NET
9 3 (0.36%) .NET
9 3 (0.36%) SOAP
9 3 (0.36%) EDI
9 3 (0.36%) JSON
9 3 (0.36%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 75 (9.10%) CLARiiON
2 57 (6.92%) Clustering
3 47 (5.70%) Replication
4 39 (4.73%) EMC Centera
5 34 (4.13%) Mainframe
6 29 (3.52%) Symmetrix DMX
7 28 (3.40%) Enterprise Storage
8 24 (2.91%) Celerra
9 14 (1.70%) Symmetrix
9 14 (1.70%) Client/Server
9 14 (1.70%) HACMP
10 13 (1.58%) Open Source
11 12 (1.46%) Firmware
11 12 (1.46%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 11 (1.33%) Management Information System
13 10 (1.21%) Blackberry
13 10 (1.21%) EqualLogic
13 10 (1.21%) Hedge funds
14 9 (1.09%) iSeries
15 8 (0.97%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 392 (47.57%) Windows
2 220 (26.70%) Linux
3 155 (18.81%) UNIX
4 153 (18.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 108 (13.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 98 (11.89%) Solaris
7 94 (11.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 56 (6.80%) Windows Server 2012
9 55 (6.67%) Windows 7
10 46 (5.58%) AIX
11 30 (3.64%) Windows XP
12 21 (2.55%) CentOS
13 19 (2.31%) zOS
14 18 (2.18%) SUSE
15 14 (1.70%) HPUX
16 7 (0.85%) Oracle Linux
17 5 (0.61%) VMS
17 5 (0.61%) NetWare
17 5 (0.61%) MVS
18 4 (0.49%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (14.68%) ITIL
2 110 (13.35%) Migration
3 59 (7.16%) Change Management
4 53 (6.43%) Project Management
5 49 (5.95%) Disaster Recovery
6 39 (4.73%) PRINCE2
7 38 (4.61%) Service Management
8 37 (4.49%) Performance Tuning
9 35 (4.25%) Performance Management
10 29 (3.52%) Root Cause Analysis
11 25 (3.03%) Service Delivery
11 25 (3.03%) Asset Management
12 24 (2.91%) Stakeholder Management
13 23 (2.79%) Business Continuity
13 23 (2.79%) Incident Management
13 23 (2.79%) Capacity Planning
14 20 (2.43%) Capacity Management
14 20 (2.43%) DevOps
15 19 (2.31%) Validation
15 19 (2.31%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 131 (15.90%) SQL
2 78 (9.47%) PowerShell
3 67 (8.13%) Perl
4 38 (4.61%) Java
5 35 (4.25%) Shell Script
6 31 (3.76%) C
7 29 (3.52%) VB
8 18 (2.18%) PL/SQL
8 18 (2.18%) Bash Shell
9 16 (1.94%) Korn
10 14 (1.70%) VBA
11 10 (1.21%) VBScript
12 8 (0.97%) C++
13 6 (0.73%) JavaScript
14 5 (0.61%) Python
14 5 (0.61%) T-SQL
15 4 (0.49%) Embedded C
16 3 (0.36%) VB.NET
16 3 (0.36%) C#
17 2 (0.24%) PHP
Qualifications
1 122 (14.81%) Security Cleared
2 89 (10.80%) SC Cleared
3 57 (6.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 42 (5.10%) Degree
5 35 (4.25%) MCITP
5 35 (4.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 33 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
7 25 (3.03%) MCSE
8 24 (2.91%) CCNA
9 19 (2.31%) CCNP
10 13 (1.58%) OCP
10 13 (1.58%) Oracle Certification
11 12 (1.46%) MCSA
11 12 (1.46%) MCTS
12 10 (1.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 9 (1.09%) RHCE
13 9 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
13 9 (1.09%) DV Cleared
14 7 (0.85%) VCP4
14 7 (0.85%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (2.91%) SLA
2 9 (1.09%) ISO 9001
3 7 (0.85%) JSP 440
4 6 (0.73%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.49%) QA
5 4 (0.49%) IEC 61508
6 3 (0.36%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.24%) Basel III
8 1 (0.12%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.12%) P3O
8 1 (0.12%) Basel II
System Software
1 217 (26.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 163 (19.78%) Active Directory
3 101 (12.26%) vSphere
4 72 (8.74%) XenApp
5 71 (8.62%) VMware ESXi
6 63 (7.65%) Hyper-V
7 42 (5.10%) VMware ESX
8 39 (4.73%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 37 (4.49%) NFS
10 36 (4.37%) SRDF
11 27 (3.28%) Oracle RAC
12 25 (3.03%) XenDesktop
12 25 (3.03%) vCloud
13 22 (2.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 19 (2.31%) Oracle RMAN
15 18 (2.18%) Xen
16 16 (1.94%) VMware Server
17 15 (1.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
18 14 (1.70%) XenServer
19 8 (0.97%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 91 (11.04%) NetBackup
1 91 (11.04%) EMC NetWorker
2 56 (6.80%) SCCM
3 46 (5.58%) SCOM
4 45 (5.46%) Tivoli
5 32 (3.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 31 (3.76%) Backup Exec
7 17 (2.06%) Data Guard
8 16 (1.94%) Netcool
9 15 (1.82%) Legato
10 13 (1.58%) Puppet
11 12 (1.46%) Ionix
12 11 (1.33%) HP SIM
13 10 (1.21%) WSUS
13 10 (1.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 10 (1.21%) BMC PATROL
13 10 (1.21%) Vagrant
14 9 (1.09%) BladeLogic
15 7 (0.85%) OpenView Configuration Management
16 6 (0.73%) Control-M
Vendors
1 357 (43.33%) VMware
2 232 (28.16%) Cisco
3 227 (27.55%) HP
4 211 (25.61%) Microsoft
5 181 (21.97%) NetApp
6 149 (18.08%) Oracle
7 148 (17.96%) IBM
8 146 (17.72%) Citrix
9 102 (12.38%) Red Hat
10 84 (10.19%) Symantec
11 75 (9.10%) Brocade
12 59 (7.16%) Dell
13 46 (5.58%) Sun
14 43 (5.22%) Veritas
15 41 (4.98%) Juniper
16 33 (4.00%) Hitachi
17 32 (3.88%) F5
18 26 (3.16%) Apple
18 26 (3.16%) 3PAR
19 23 (2.79%) SAP
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £340.00 - £380.00 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Tring, Hertfordshire
Connectus
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour
Posted: 19 hours ago
West Midlands
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £400 - £430 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £230 - £280 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £550 - £600 per day + 600 MAX
Posted: Yesterday
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £440 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
X4 Group
Rate: £35 - 40 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £200 - £250 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Woking, Surrey
LA International
Rate: £25 - £30 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
X4 Group
Rate: £275 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago