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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
EMC
Rank 303 277 223
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -54
Contract jobs citing EMC 405 390 477
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.69% 0.70% 0.91%
As % of the Vendors category 1.58% 1.53% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 211 268
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.35% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 20
Average hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £28.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +32.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £22.80 £19.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £37.50 £28.25
% change year-on-year
+8.00% +32.74%

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
25561 25504 24091
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.74% 45.65% 46.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 15156 14276 13340
Average daily rate £400 £383 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% -0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1096 1113 1095
Average hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.98 £19.30
% change year-on-year
-1.22% -1.64%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 4 September 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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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 -32 343 £378 -5.62% 127
London +12 165 £400 -5.88% 35
South East -35 86 £355 +1.42% 29
Scotland +17 45 £350 - 6
Yorkshire -6 35 £400 +24.03% 8
Hampshire -2 34 £375 +2.73% 5
City of London -5 32 £431 -9.21% 4
West Yorkshire -5 26 £400 +23.07% 6
Leeds - 26 £400 - 3
Edinburgh -2 21 £350 -6.66% 2
South West -4 18 £275 -33.33% 15
North West -32 17 £375 +20.96% 12
Berkshire -5 15 £388 +23.01% 4
East of England -4 13 £375 +7.14% 15
Manchester -16 13 £338 +12.50% 3
Buckinghamshire -15 11 £413 +3.12% 3
Basingstoke +9 10 £450 -
East Midlands -5 10 £438 +9.37% 7
Devon +17 9 £375 - 1
Glasgow +14 9 £375 -
Plymouth +4 9 £375 -
Croydon -12 9 £500 +44.92%
South Yorkshire - 8 £340 - 2
East Sussex +5 7 £310 +27.17%
Nottingham -2 7 £438 +9.37% 2
Nottinghamshire -5 7 £438 +9.37% 3
Southampton -7 7 £356 -2.39% 1
Reading -7 7 £300 - 3
Surrey -9 7 - - 10
Brighton 0 6 £310 +18.09%

EMC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 367 (47.48%) Windows
2 362 (46.83%) VMware
3 324 (41.91%) SAN
4 232 (30.01%) Linux
5 229 (29.62%) Cisco
6 228 (29.50%) Microsoft
7 226 (29.24%) NetApp
8 221 (28.59%) VMware Infrastructure
9 189 (24.45%) HP
10 171 (22.12%) Windows Server 2008
11 168 (21.73%) Finance
12 165 (21.35%) Red Hat
13 163 (21.09%) IBM
14 161 (20.83%) Migration
15 153 (19.79%) UNIX
16 149 (19.28%) ITIL
17 142 (18.37%) Active Directory
18 140 (18.11%) Oracle
19 132 (17.08%) Windows Server 2003
20 130 (16.82%) vSphere
21 118 (15.27%) Solaris
22 116 (15.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 115 (14.88%) Windows Server 2012
24 110 (14.23%) Data Centre
24 110 (14.23%) EMC VNX
25 101 (13.07%) NAS
26 96 (12.42%) SQL Server
27 95 (12.29%) Citrix
28 92 (11.90%) Disaster Recovery
29 90 (11.64%) EMC VMAX

EMC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 83 (10.74%) MS Exchange
2 82 (10.61%) IIS
3 65 (8.41%) SharePoint
4 47 (6.08%) Exchange Server 2010
5 36 (4.66%) Documentum
6 24 (3.10%) JBoss
6 24 (3.10%) Apache
7 20 (2.59%) IBM Notes
7 20 (2.59%) OpenStack
8 19 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2007
8 19 (2.46%) Lync
9 17 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2013
10 14 (1.81%) WebSphere
11 11 (1.42%) BizTalk Server
12 10 (1.29%) Captiva
13 8 (1.03%) Tomcat
14 7 (0.91%) MQSeries
14 7 (0.91%) Oracle Coherence
14 7 (0.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 6 (0.78%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 89 (11.51%) MS Excel
2 47 (6.08%) MS Office
3 13 (1.68%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (0.91%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.13%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.13%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (0.13%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 1 (0.13%) Revit
5 1 (0.13%) EPLAN
5 1 (0.13%) PTC Creo
5 1 (0.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (0.91%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (0.78%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 5 (0.65%) LabWindows
3 5 (0.65%) RMDS
4 4 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.26%) assyst
6 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.13%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.13%) TeleForm
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.13%) Tesseract
Cloud Services
1 31 (4.01%) Office 365
2 28 (3.62%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (2.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (1.29%) IaaS
5 9 (1.16%) SaaS
5 9 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (0.78%) PaaS
7 2 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.13%) IBM PureFlex
8 1 (0.13%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 324 (41.91%) SAN
2 101 (13.07%) NAS
3 78 (10.09%) Firewall
4 66 (8.54%) DNS
5 63 (8.15%) WAN
6 51 (6.60%) TCP/IP
7 50 (6.47%) Fibre Channel
8 49 (6.34%) LAN
9 32 (4.14%) LDAP
9 32 (4.14%) iSCSI
10 28 (3.62%) DHCP
11 23 (2.98%) VLAN
12 22 (2.85%) Internet
13 19 (2.46%) Network Security
14 18 (2.33%) SSH
15 16 (2.07%) SSL
16 15 (1.94%) MPLS
16 15 (1.94%) VPN
17 14 (1.81%) HTTP
18 13 (1.68%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (12.42%) SQL Server
2 30 (3.88%) Oracle Database
3 22 (2.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (2.07%) Hadoop
5 14 (1.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (1.42%) SQL Server 2005
7 9 (1.16%) Relational Database
8 7 (0.91%) Big Data
9 6 (0.78%) HBase
10 4 (0.52%) RDBMS
10 4 (0.52%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (0.52%) MySQL
10 4 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.39%) Data Mining
11 3 (0.39%) DB2
11 3 (0.39%) PowerCenter
12 2 (0.26%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (0.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.26%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 9 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (0.78%) Git (software)
2 6 (0.78%) Visual Studio
2 6 (0.78%) JIRA
3 5 (0.65%) Subversion
4 3 (0.39%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.13%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.13%) Ant
5 1 (0.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.13%) PVCS
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.13%) Toad
5 1 (0.13%) ERwin
General
1 168 (21.73%) Finance
2 86 (11.13%) Banking
3 27 (3.49%) Investment Banking
4 20 (2.59%) Telecoms
5 15 (1.94%) Electronics
6 12 (1.55%) Legal
7 9 (1.16%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.03%) Military
8 8 (1.03%) Local Government
9 7 (0.91%) Retail
10 6 (0.78%) Marketing
11 4 (0.52%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.52%) Front Office
11 4 (0.52%) Back Office
12 3 (0.39%) Automotive
12 3 (0.39%) Publishing
12 3 (0.39%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.26%) Law
13 2 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 111 (14.36%) Administrator
2 102 (13.20%) Architect
3 83 (10.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 67 (8.67%) Consultant
5 58 (7.50%) Storage Engineer
6 55 (7.12%) Systems Administrator
7 43 (5.56%) Analyst
8 39 (5.05%) Storage Administrator
9 34 (4.40%) Solutions Architect
10 33 (4.27%) Systems Engineer
10 33 (4.27%) Project Manager
10 33 (4.27%) Infrastructure Architect
11 30 (3.88%) UNIX Administrator
12 29 (3.75%) Server Engineer
13 24 (3.10%) Storage Consultant
13 24 (3.10%) UNIX Systems Administrator
13 24 (3.10%) Support Engineer
14 23 (2.98%) Network Engineer
15 19 (2.46%) Linux Administrator
16 18 (2.33%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (4.79%) Middleware
2 32 (4.14%) .NET
3 16 (2.07%) XML
4 13 (1.68%) Web Services
5 9 (1.16%) HTML
6 8 (1.03%) ADO
6 8 (1.03%) .NET Framework
7 7 (0.91%) XSLT
7 7 (0.91%) Rendezvous
8 5 (0.65%) Ultra Messaging
9 4 (0.52%) COM+
10 3 (0.39%) WebSphere MQ
10 3 (0.39%) LAMP
11 2 (0.26%) X-Windows
11 2 (0.26%) J2EE
11 2 (0.26%) Java EE
12 1 (0.13%) Application Packaging
12 1 (0.13%) YAML
12 1 (0.13%) Apache Camel
12 1 (0.13%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 110 (14.23%) Data Centre
1 110 (14.23%) EMC VNX
2 90 (11.64%) EMC VMAX
3 62 (8.02%) CLARiiON
4 53 (6.86%) Clustering
5 38 (4.92%) Replication
6 33 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
7 28 (3.62%) Celerra
8 19 (2.46%) Client/Server
9 17 (2.20%) Symmetrix
9 17 (2.20%) EMC Centera
10 16 (2.07%) EqualLogic
11 13 (1.68%) Enterprise Storage
11 13 (1.68%) Management Information System
12 11 (1.42%) Blackberry
12 11 (1.42%) PKI
12 11 (1.42%) FlexPod
13 9 (1.16%) Hybrid Cloud
13 9 (1.16%) EMC VNXe
14 8 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 367 (47.48%) Windows
2 232 (30.01%) Linux
3 171 (22.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 153 (19.79%) UNIX
5 132 (17.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 118 (15.27%) Solaris
7 116 (15.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 115 (14.88%) Windows Server 2012
9 56 (7.24%) AIX
10 47 (6.08%) SUSE
11 43 (5.56%) Windows 7
12 23 (2.98%) Data ONTAP
13 19 (2.46%) Windows 2000
14 18 (2.33%) Windows XP
15 14 (1.81%) Windows 2000 Server
16 13 (1.68%) HPUX
17 9 (1.16%) Oracle Linux
18 7 (0.91%) CentOS
18 7 (0.91%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
18 7 (0.91%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (20.83%) Migration
2 149 (19.28%) ITIL
3 92 (11.90%) Disaster Recovery
4 59 (7.63%) Change Management
5 47 (6.08%) Project Management
6 40 (5.17%) Capacity Planning
7 31 (4.01%) Service Management
8 30 (3.88%) Load Balancing
8 30 (3.88%) Performance Analysis
9 29 (3.75%) Agile Software Development
9 29 (3.75%) Stakeholder Management
10 28 (3.62%) Service Delivery
10 28 (3.62%) Performance Management
11 25 (3.23%) Change Control
12 24 (3.10%) Data Migration
12 24 (3.10%) PRINCE2
13 22 (2.85%) Network Management
14 21 (2.72%) Data Protection
15 20 (2.59%) Problem Management
15 20 (2.59%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 81 (10.48%) SQL
2 62 (8.02%) PowerShell
3 61 (7.89%) Perl
4 45 (5.82%) Shell Script
5 43 (5.56%) VB
6 31 (4.01%) JavaScript
7 28 (3.62%) Python
8 25 (3.23%) Java
9 22 (2.85%) C
10 20 (2.59%) Bash Shell
11 17 (2.20%) Korn
12 14 (1.81%) VBScript
13 11 (1.42%) C#
13 11 (1.42%) Ruby
14 9 (1.16%) C-shell
14 9 (1.16%) C++
15 7 (0.91%) T-SQL
16 6 (0.78%) Bourne shell
17 5 (0.65%) PHP
18 4 (0.52%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 87 (11.25%) Security Cleared
2 68 (8.80%) SC Cleared
3 58 (7.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 52 (6.73%) Microsoft Certification
5 40 (5.17%) MCSE
5 40 (5.17%) Degree
6 30 (3.88%) MCITP
7 20 (2.59%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (1.55%) CCNA
9 11 (1.42%) DV Cleared
9 11 (1.42%) NCDA
9 11 (1.42%) NCIE
10 9 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (0.78%) IBM Certification
12 5 (0.65%) PMI Certification
12 5 (0.65%) MCSA
12 5 (0.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 4 (0.52%) VCDX
13 4 (0.52%) VCAP
13 4 (0.52%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (2.59%) QA
2 19 (2.46%) SLA
3 9 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.16%) JSP 440
4 6 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.52%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.13%) JTAG
6 1 (0.13%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.13%) DO-254
6 1 (0.13%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
System Software
1 221 (28.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 142 (18.37%) Active Directory
3 130 (16.82%) vSphere
4 84 (10.87%) Hyper-V
5 63 (8.15%) VMware ESX
6 57 (7.37%) NFS
7 39 (5.05%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 38 (4.92%) VMware ESXi
9 36 (4.66%) SRDF
10 28 (3.62%) XenApp
11 27 (3.49%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 20 (2.59%) Microsoft App-V
12 20 (2.59%) Xen
13 19 (2.46%) KVM
14 15 (1.94%) vCloud
15 14 (1.81%) VMware Server
16 13 (1.68%) EMC RecoverPoint
17 12 (1.55%) XenDesktop
18 9 (1.16%) Oracle RAC
19 8 (1.03%) Samba
Systems Management
1 71 (9.18%) NetBackup
2 54 (6.99%) EMC NetWorker
3 53 (6.86%) SCCM
4 48 (6.21%) EMC VPLEX
5 44 (5.69%) Puppet
6 35 (4.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 31 (4.01%) Tivoli
8 17 (2.20%) Red Hat Satellite
9 15 (1.94%) BladeLogic
10 14 (1.81%) Backup Exec
10 14 (1.81%) Opscode Chef
11 13 (1.68%) Oracle ZFS
12 10 (1.29%) ARCserve
12 10 (1.29%) Norton AntiVirus
13 9 (1.16%) Foglight
13 9 (1.16%) SCOM
14 8 (1.03%) SnapVault
14 8 (1.03%) SnapMirror
15 7 (0.91%) WSUS
15 7 (0.91%) Nagios
Vendors
1 362 (46.83%) VMware
2 229 (29.62%) Cisco
3 228 (29.50%) Microsoft
4 226 (29.24%) NetApp
5 189 (24.45%) HP
6 165 (21.35%) Red Hat
7 163 (21.09%) IBM
8 140 (18.11%) Oracle
9 95 (12.29%) Citrix
10 67 (8.67%) Brocade
11 63 (8.15%) Dell
12 57 (7.37%) Veritas
13 55 (7.12%) Symantec
14 46 (5.95%) 3PAR
15 33 (4.27%) Juniper
16 31 (4.01%) F5
17 29 (3.75%) SAP
17 29 (3.75%) CheckPoint
18 26 (3.36%) BMC
19 25 (3.23%) McAfee
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £480 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Connectus
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Proprius Recruitment
Rate: From £550 to £650 per day Initial 3 Month Contract
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Computer Futures
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Networking People
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Keystream Technology
Rate: From £320 to £340 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £401 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Malvern
Real Staffing
Rate: £30 - £35 per hour
Posted: 10 days ago
Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £36000 - £41000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £36000 - £41000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
City, London
Spinnaker Red
Rate: From £480 to £500 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Dundee
Cathcart Associates
Posted: 18 days ago
Ulverston
Real Staffing
Rate: £25 - £27.50 per hour + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
North West England
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Y Rhyl
Bluefire Consulting
Rate: £30 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Austin Fraser Limited
Posted: 22 days ago