The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
EMC
Rank 308 251 216
Rank change year-on-year
-57 -35
Contract jobs citing EMC 369 425 432
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.67% 0.81% 0.93%
As % of the Vendors category 1.49% 1.79% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 237 248
Average daily rate
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£385 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.41% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £290 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £551 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £368
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +8.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 26 13
Average hourly rate £35.25 £35.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% +32.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.20 £17.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.11 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +75.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
24797 23698 21741
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.94% 44.94% 46.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 14353 13470 11558
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1130 1055 1174
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.49 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

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 27 May 2015.

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 27 May 2015.

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 27 May 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
England -59 328 £388 -8.82% 147
London -21 147 £400 -5.88% 48
South East -9 74 £400 -3.61% 30
City of London +5 61 £350 -20.00% 13
East of England -5 34 £500 +25.00% 13
Scotland -2 32 £300 -27.27% 3
Berkshire +3 26 £400 -28.88% 7
North West -7 22 £375 +0.67% 13
Yorkshire -21 19 £300 -33.33% 6
Suffolk +20 15 £525 - 3
Surrey +14 15 £388 +19.23% 4
Ipswich +18 14 £538 - 3
Glasgow +7 14 £380 - 1
Manchester +8 13 £350 - 5
South Yorkshire 0 13 £281 - 2
Oxfordshire -9 12 £553 +5.23% 5
West Midlands -26 11 £325 -5.79% 18
Hertfordshire -2 10 £375 -6.25% 6
Edinburgh -12 10 £275 -38.88% 1
South West +7 8 £356 -2.19% 9
Bracknell +6 8 £400 -
Buckinghamshire +1 7 - - 4
Hampshire -9 7 £350 - 3
Camberley - 7 £400 -
Cambridgeshire -4 6 £294 - 4
Reading -4 6 £413 - 2
Sheffield - 6 £275 - 1
Cambridge +1 5 £294 - 2
Tyne and Wear -11 5 £377 +16.06% 1
North East -11 5 £377 +16.06% 1

EMC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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.

1 376 (49.93%) Windows
2 350 (46.48%) VMware
3 328 (43.56%) SAN
4 253 (33.60%) Cisco
5 220 (29.22%) NetApp
6 186 (24.70%) VMware Infrastructure
7 182 (24.17%) HP
8 181 (24.04%) Migration
9 179 (23.77%) Windows Server 2008
10 173 (22.97%) Linux
11 152 (20.19%) Microsoft
11 152 (20.19%) Finance
12 139 (18.46%) Windows Server 2003
13 128 (17.00%) UNIX
14 127 (16.87%) ITIL
15 126 (16.73%) Active Directory
16 122 (16.20%) Solaris
16 122 (16.20%) Data Centre
17 121 (16.07%) IBM
18 114 (15.14%) Oracle
19 104 (13.81%) Windows Server 2012
20 94 (12.48%) Hyper-V
21 93 (12.35%) Red Hat
22 92 (12.22%) vSphere
23 89 (11.82%) Firewall
24 87 (11.55%) Citrix
25 84 (11.16%) SQL Server
26 81 (10.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
27 78 (10.36%) WAN
28 76 (10.09%) NAS

EMC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 72 (9.56%) MS Exchange
2 51 (6.77%) SharePoint
3 47 (6.24%) Exchange Server 2010
3 47 (6.24%) IIS
4 42 (5.58%) Documentum
5 27 (3.59%) Exchange Server 2013
6 22 (2.92%) Apache
7 19 (2.52%) Lync
8 17 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2007
9 16 (2.12%) JBoss
10 15 (1.99%) WebLogic
11 14 (1.86%) WebSphere
12 12 (1.59%) IBM Notes
12 12 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
13 10 (1.33%) Captiva
14 9 (1.20%) Tomcat
15 8 (1.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 8 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
16 7 (0.93%) Oracle Coherence
17 6 (0.80%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 64 (8.50%) MS Excel
2 32 (4.25%) MS Office
3 8 (1.06%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.40%) MS Project
6 2 (0.27%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (0.13%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 1 (0.13%) EPLAN
7 1 (0.13%) PTC Creo
7 1 (0.13%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (0.66%) RMDS
2 3 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.27%) assyst
3 2 (0.27%) Exstream
3 2 (0.27%) LabWindows
3 2 (0.27%) SAP SRM
3 2 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.27%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.13%) TeleForm
4 1 (0.13%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.13%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 26 (3.45%) Office 365
2 16 (2.12%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (1.20%) SaaS
5 4 (0.53%) PaaS
5 4 (0.53%) IaaS
6 2 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.13%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 328 (43.56%) SAN
2 89 (11.82%) Firewall
3 78 (10.36%) WAN
4 76 (10.09%) NAS
5 61 (8.10%) Fibre Channel
6 57 (7.57%) LAN
7 52 (6.91%) DNS
8 35 (4.65%) Internet
9 33 (4.38%) TCP/IP
10 30 (3.98%) iSCSI
11 25 (3.32%) DHCP
12 23 (3.05%) Network Security
13 22 (2.92%) Cisco ASA
14 21 (2.79%) LDAP
15 18 (2.39%) VPN
16 17 (2.26%) Cisco Nexus
17 15 (1.99%) Cisco IOS
18 14 (1.86%) Wireless
18 14 (1.86%) MPLS
19 13 (1.73%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (11.16%) SQL Server
2 28 (3.72%) Oracle Database
3 16 (2.12%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (1.73%) Relational Database
5 12 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (0.93%) Data Mining
6 7 (0.93%) Hadoop
7 6 (0.80%) MySQL
8 5 (0.66%) HBase
9 4 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.40%) SAP BW
10 3 (0.40%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.40%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (0.40%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.27%) DB2
11 2 (0.27%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (0.27%) TKPROF
11 2 (0.27%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 8 (1.06%) LoadRunner
2 6 (0.80%) JIRA
3 5 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (0.66%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.40%) Subversion
4 3 (0.40%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.27%) Selenium
5 2 (0.27%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.27%) LabVIEW
5 2 (0.27%) RequisitePro
5 2 (0.27%) Toad
6 1 (0.13%) Ant
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.13%) ERwin
6 1 (0.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 152 (20.19%) Finance
2 60 (7.97%) Banking
3 26 (3.45%) Electronics
4 15 (1.99%) Legal
4 15 (1.99%) Investment Banking
5 12 (1.59%) Manufacturing
6 11 (1.46%) Telecoms
7 10 (1.33%) Retail
8 9 (1.20%) Back Office
9 8 (1.06%) Law
10 7 (0.93%) Marketing
11 5 (0.66%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.53%) Automotive
12 4 (0.53%) Local Government
12 4 (0.53%) Retail Banking
12 4 (0.53%) Military
13 2 (0.27%) Publishing
13 2 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.13%) Front Office
14 1 (0.13%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 95 (12.62%) Architect
2 87 (11.55%) Consultant
3 79 (10.49%) Administrator
4 67 (8.90%) Storage Engineer
5 60 (7.97%) Analyst
6 50 (6.64%) Server Engineer
7 49 (6.51%) Project Manager
8 47 (6.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 40 (5.31%) Storage Administrator
10 38 (5.05%) Infrastructure Architect
11 37 (4.91%) Storage Consultant
12 27 (3.59%) Systems Engineer
13 25 (3.32%) Network Engineer
14 24 (3.19%) Infrastructure Manager
15 23 (3.05%) Systems Administrator
16 22 (2.92%) Infrastructure Project Manager
16 22 (2.92%) Solutions Architect
17 19 (2.52%) Hardware Engineer
17 19 (2.52%) Storage Specialist
18 18 (2.39%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (4.12%) .NET
1 31 (4.12%) Middleware
2 23 (3.05%) Web Services
3 19 (2.52%) XML
4 12 (1.59%) HTML
5 8 (1.06%) ADO
5 8 (1.06%) .NET Framework
5 8 (1.06%) Application Packaging
6 7 (0.93%) XSLT
6 7 (0.93%) Rendezvous
7 5 (0.66%) Ultra Messaging
8 4 (0.53%) WebSphere MQ
9 3 (0.40%) LAMP
9 3 (0.40%) SAP Basis
9 3 (0.40%) SAP PI
10 2 (0.27%) Java EE
10 2 (0.27%) Ajax
10 2 (0.27%) SAP ALE
10 2 (0.27%) X-Windows
10 2 (0.27%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 122 (16.20%) Data Centre
2 54 (7.17%) CLARiiON
3 49 (6.51%) Clustering
4 43 (5.71%) Symmetrix
5 39 (5.18%) Symmetrix DMX
6 34 (4.52%) Celerra
6 34 (4.52%) Replication
7 30 (3.98%) Analytical Skills
8 25 (3.32%) EMC Centera
9 15 (1.99%) Management Information System
10 13 (1.73%) Enterprise Storage
11 12 (1.59%) Blackberry
12 9 (1.20%) HACMP
12 9 (1.20%) Client/Server
12 9 (1.20%) Cryptography
13 8 (1.06%) EqualLogic
13 8 (1.06%) FlexPod
14 7 (0.93%) IBM XIV
15 5 (0.66%) Fat Client
15 5 (0.66%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 376 (49.93%) Windows
2 179 (23.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 173 (22.97%) Linux
4 139 (18.46%) Windows Server 2003
5 128 (17.00%) UNIX
6 122 (16.20%) Solaris
7 104 (13.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 81 (10.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 56 (7.44%) AIX
10 46 (6.11%) HPUX
11 28 (3.72%) Windows 7
12 23 (3.05%) Windows 2000
13 22 (2.92%) SUSE
14 18 (2.39%) Windows XP
15 15 (1.99%) Oracle Linux
16 12 (1.59%) Windows 2000 Server
17 9 (1.20%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
18 7 (0.93%) CentOS
18 7 (0.93%) NetWare
19 6 (0.80%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (24.04%) Migration
2 127 (16.87%) ITIL
3 63 (8.37%) Disaster Recovery
4 58 (7.70%) Project Management
5 50 (6.64%) Change Management
6 33 (4.38%) Capacity Planning
7 32 (4.25%) Service Management
7 32 (4.25%) Incident Management
8 29 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
8 29 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
9 26 (3.45%) Change Control
10 25 (3.32%) Configuration Management
11 24 (3.19%) Load Balancing
11 24 (3.19%) Root Cause Analysis
11 24 (3.19%) Network Management
12 22 (2.92%) Document Management
13 20 (2.66%) Performance Tuning
14 18 (2.39%) Data Migration
14 18 (2.39%) Service Delivery
15 17 (2.26%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 65 (8.63%) SQL
2 43 (5.71%) Perl
3 41 (5.44%) PowerShell
4 32 (4.25%) VB
4 32 (4.25%) C
5 31 (4.12%) JavaScript
5 31 (4.12%) Shell Script
6 28 (3.72%) Java
7 20 (2.66%) Python
8 15 (1.99%) Ruby
8 15 (1.99%) Korn
8 15 (1.99%) Bash Shell
9 13 (1.73%) VBScript
9 13 (1.73%) C#
10 12 (1.59%) C++
11 4 (0.53%) PHP
11 4 (0.53%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.40%) Bourne shell
12 3 (0.40%) C-shell
13 1 (0.13%) JCL
Qualifications
1 69 (9.16%) Security Cleared
2 54 (7.17%) SC Cleared
3 43 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 30 (3.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 30 (3.98%) Degree
5 23 (3.05%) MCSE
6 20 (2.66%) Cisco Certification
7 17 (2.26%) MCITP
8 13 (1.73%) NCIE
9 12 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
9 12 (1.59%) NCDA
10 11 (1.46%) DV Cleared
10 11 (1.46%) CCNA
11 9 (1.20%) CCNP
11 9 (1.20%) MCP
12 8 (1.06%) VCP4
12 8 (1.06%) VCP5
13 6 (0.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 5 (0.66%) CCIE
14 5 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (3.59%) SLA
2 20 (2.66%) QA
3 12 (1.59%) JSP 440
4 9 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.13%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
System Software
1 186 (24.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 126 (16.73%) Active Directory
3 94 (12.48%) Hyper-V
4 92 (12.22%) vSphere
5 56 (7.44%) VMware ESX
6 51 (6.77%) VMware ESXi
7 41 (5.44%) SRDF
7 41 (5.44%) NFS
8 31 (4.12%) XenApp
9 27 (3.59%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 20 (2.66%) Xen
11 18 (2.39%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 15 (1.99%) XenDesktop
13 13 (1.73%) VMware Server
14 12 (1.59%) KVM
14 12 (1.59%) Oracle RAC
15 11 (1.46%) Terminal Services
15 11 (1.46%) Veritas Volume Manager
16 10 (1.33%) vCloud
16 10 (1.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 42 (5.58%) EMC NetWorker
2 40 (5.31%) SCCM
3 37 (4.91%) NetBackup
4 35 (4.65%) Tivoli
4 35 (4.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 22 (2.92%) SCOM
5 22 (2.92%) Puppet
6 15 (1.99%) Legato
7 14 (1.86%) Backup Exec
8 13 (1.73%) Opscode Chef
9 12 (1.59%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 12 (1.59%) Oracle RMAN
9 12 (1.59%) Netcool
10 11 (1.46%) BMC PATROL
11 10 (1.33%) Cisco Prime
12 9 (1.20%) WhatsUp Gold
12 9 (1.20%) HP Operations Orchestration
13 8 (1.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 8 (1.06%) Nagios
13 8 (1.06%) vMotion
Vendors
1 350 (46.48%) VMware
2 253 (33.60%) Cisco
3 220 (29.22%) NetApp
4 182 (24.17%) HP
5 152 (20.19%) Microsoft
6 121 (16.07%) IBM
7 114 (15.14%) Oracle
8 93 (12.35%) Red Hat
9 87 (11.55%) Citrix
10 54 (7.17%) Brocade
11 50 (6.64%) Dell
12 48 (6.37%) 3PAR
13 47 (6.24%) Veritas
14 41 (5.44%) CheckPoint
14 41 (5.44%) F5
15 33 (4.38%) Symantec
16 30 (3.98%) McAfee
17 23 (3.05%) Juniper
18 20 (2.66%) Remedy
19 19 (2.52%) BMC
Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £380 - £420 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
North West England
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £36 per hour + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
North West
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bradford
Real Staffing
Rate: £30 - £31 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £40 - £48 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Cititec
Rate: £450 - 550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Dundee
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £225 - £275 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
CPS Group
Rate: £20k - 25k per year + Excellent benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
South Yorkshire
Annapurna
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Worcester
Real Staffing
Rate: £30 - £31 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Redhill
Computer Futures
Rate: £36 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago