The table below looks at the prevalence of the term EqualLogic in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EqualLogic over the 3 months to 29 August 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dell EqualLogic
Rank 581 558 582
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +24
Contract jobs citing EqualLogic 25 21 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.044% 0.040% 0.016%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.17% 0.15% 0.062%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 4 3
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£280 £174 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.15% -53.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £149 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £319 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £238 £160 £288
% change year-on-year
+48.43% -44.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 -

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

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
14398 13715 14468
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 25.46% 26.03% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8622 8426 8404
Average daily rate £413 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 633 603 794
Average hourly rate £18.88 £19.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.20% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

EqualLogic
Jobs Demand Trend

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

EqualLogic Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

EqualLogic
Daily Rate Trend

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

EqualLogic Daily Rate Trend in the UK

EqualLogic
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing EqualLogic within the UK over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

EqualLogic Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

EqualLogic
Hourly Rate Trend

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

EqualLogic Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

EqualLogic
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 EqualLogic within the UK over the 3 months to 29 August 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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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 -19 20 £250 +43.88% 11
London +15 7 £330 -12.00% 2
Swindon - 3 £250 - 2
Wiltshire - 3 £250 - 2
North West - 3 £350 - 2
East of England - 3 £213 - 3
South West - 3 £250 - 3
South East -16 2 £175 - 1
City of London - 2 £298 - 1
West Sussex - 2 £175 -
Watford - 2 £213 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £213 - 1
Yorkshire -3 1 £210 +12.00%
West Midlands -15 1 £200 +31.57%
Leeds - 1 £210 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £210 -
Docklands, London - 1 £275 -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
East Sussex - - - -
Luton - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - - 1
Oxford - - - -
Reading - - - -
Slough - - - -

EqualLogic
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing EqualLogic 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 EqualLogic.

1 37 (84.09%) Dell
2 36 (81.82%) VMware
3 33 (75.00%) Windows
4 32 (72.73%) SAN
5 28 (63.64%) Microsoft
6 21 (47.73%) MS Exchange
6 21 (47.73%) Cisco
7 20 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 19 (43.18%) Active Directory
8 19 (43.18%) HP
8 19 (43.18%) Citrix
9 16 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
9 16 (36.36%) vSphere
10 15 (34.09%) Hyper-V
11 14 (31.82%) Symantec
12 13 (29.55%) iSCSI
13 12 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
13 12 (27.27%) EMC
14 11 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
14 11 (25.00%) WAN
14 11 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 11 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
15 10 (22.73%) DNS
15 10 (22.73%) CCNA
15 10 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
15 10 (22.73%) XenApp
15 10 (22.73%) Windows 7
15 10 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2010
16 9 (20.45%) NetApp
16 9 (20.45%) DHCP

EqualLogic
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing EqualLogic 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 EqualLogic. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (47.73%) MS Exchange
2 11 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 10 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (11.36%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (11.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.27%) Moodle
6 1 (2.27%) nginx
6 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (2.27%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (15.91%) MS Office
2 6 (13.64%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.55%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (72.73%) SAN
2 13 (29.55%) iSCSI
3 11 (25.00%) WAN
4 10 (22.73%) DNS
5 9 (20.45%) DHCP
6 8 (18.18%) Firewall
6 8 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (13.64%) LAN
8 5 (11.36%) Fibre Channel
8 5 (11.36%) TCP/IP
9 4 (9.09%) VLAN
10 3 (6.82%) NAS
10 3 (6.82%) BIG-IP
10 3 (6.82%) VPN
10 3 (6.82%) MPLS
10 3 (6.82%) DSL
11 2 (4.55%) SSL
11 2 (4.55%) Network Security
11 2 (4.55%) FirePass
12 1 (2.27%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.27%) MySQL
General
1 3 (6.82%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Law
3 1 (2.27%) Billing
3 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (18.18%) Network Engineer
2 6 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) Administrator
3 5 (11.36%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Architect
4 4 (9.09%) Technical Architect
4 4 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Storage Architect
5 3 (6.82%) Storage Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.55%) Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.55%) Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (4.55%) Network Support
6 2 (4.55%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Backup Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.45%) Celerra
1 9 (20.45%) CLARiiON
2 5 (11.36%) Clustering
2 5 (11.36%) Blackberry
3 3 (6.82%) Fat Client
3 3 (6.82%) Thin Client
4 2 (4.55%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.55%) Replication
5 1 (2.27%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 33 (75.00%) Windows
2 20 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (22.73%) Windows 7
5 5 (11.36%) Windows XP
6 3 (6.82%) Linux
7 2 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.27%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.27%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (2.27%) CentOS
8 1 (2.27%) Windows 2000
8 1 (2.27%) UNIX
8 1 (2.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.18%) ITIL
2 5 (11.36%) Low Latency
3 4 (9.09%) PRINCE2
3 4 (9.09%) Migration
3 4 (9.09%) Software Deployment
4 3 (6.82%) Change Management
4 3 (6.82%) Project Management
5 2 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (4.55%) Load Balancing
5 2 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.27%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.27%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.27%) Security Testing
6 1 (2.27%) Performance Management
6 1 (2.27%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.27%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.27%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.45%) SQL
2 7 (15.91%) PowerShell
3 5 (11.36%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 11 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 10 (22.73%) CCNA
2 10 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (20.45%) MCSE
4 6 (13.64%) MCITP
4 6 (13.64%) VCP5
5 5 (11.36%) VCP4
5 5 (11.36%) CCA
5 5 (11.36%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (4.55%) MCSA
6 2 (4.55%) MCP
6 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
6 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.27%) EMC Certification
7 1 (2.27%) CCNP
System Software
1 19 (43.18%) Active Directory
2 16 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (36.36%) vSphere
3 15 (34.09%) Hyper-V
4 10 (22.73%) XenApp
5 5 (11.36%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (6.82%) Xen
6 3 (6.82%) NLBS
6 3 (6.82%) VMware ESX
7 2 (4.55%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 2 (4.55%) vCloud
8 1 (2.27%) DFS Replication
8 1 (2.27%) Sendmail
8 1 (2.27%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 6 (13.64%) NetBackup
2 5 (11.36%) WSUS
3 4 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (9.09%) SCCM
3 4 (9.09%) Backup Exec
4 3 (6.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 3 (6.82%) WhatsUp Gold
5 2 (4.55%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (4.55%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (2.27%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (2.27%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 37 (84.09%) Dell
2 36 (81.82%) VMware
3 28 (63.64%) Microsoft
4 21 (47.73%) Cisco
5 19 (43.18%) HP
5 19 (43.18%) Citrix
6 14 (31.82%) Symantec
7 12 (27.27%) EMC
8 9 (20.45%) NetApp
9 8 (18.18%) CommVault
10 5 (11.36%) 3PAR
10 5 (11.36%) SonicWALL
11 3 (6.82%) Meraki
11 3 (6.82%) Veeam
11 3 (6.82%) Juniper
11 3 (6.82%) CheckPoint
12 2 (4.55%) Altiris
12 2 (4.55%) F5
13 1 (2.27%) Zeacom
13 1 (2.27%) ProCurve
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