The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of EqualLogic products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EqualLogic over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 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 Dell EqualLogic.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
EqualLogic
Rank 636 647 618
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -29
Contract jobs citing EqualLogic 11 19 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.033% 0.036%
As % of the Vendors category 0.046% 0.076% 0.080%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 17
Median daily rate £371 £388 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.19% +55.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £300 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £477 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £225
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +66.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
23683 25134 26218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.78% 43.30% 45.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 14486 14871 14762
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 838 1092 1170
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.98 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.11% -5.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.20 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -

EqualLogic
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing EqualLogic as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors 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 24 September 2016.

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 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EqualLogic within the UK over the 3 months to 24 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +8 10 £425 +13.33% 6
London -2 6 £371 -7.18% 2
North West - 2 - -
Lancashire - 2 - -
City of London +16 1 £300 -25.00% 1
South East +16 1 - - 1
West Midlands -24 1 £500 +135.29% 3
Hammersmith - 1 £425 -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Cardiff - 1 £225 -
South Wales - 1 £225 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £500 -
Wales - 1 £225 -

EqualLogic
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing EqualLogic also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for EqualLogic.

1 25 (89.29%) Dell
1 25 (89.29%) VMware
2 20 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (50.00%) SAN
3 14 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 13 (46.43%) Hyper-V
5 12 (42.86%) Cisco
6 11 (39.29%) Replication
7 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (35.71%) Windows
8 9 (32.14%) iSCSI
9 8 (28.57%) Firewall
9 8 (28.57%) MS Exchange
10 7 (25.00%) DNS
10 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
10 7 (25.00%) Citrix
10 7 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
11 6 (21.43%) Clustering
11 6 (21.43%) VLAN
11 6 (21.43%) WSUS
11 6 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (21.43%) DHCP
11 6 (21.43%) WAN
11 6 (21.43%) VMware ESXi
12 5 (17.86%) Dell Compellent
12 5 (17.86%) Virtual Machines
12 5 (17.86%) Failover Clustering
12 5 (17.86%) VMS
12 5 (17.86%) LAN
12 5 (17.86%) ITIL

EqualLogic
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 7 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (14.29%) IIS
4 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.57%) Apache
5 1 (3.57%) nginx
5 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.57%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (7.14%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.57%) Mimecast
1 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (50.00%) SAN
2 9 (32.14%) iSCSI
3 8 (28.57%) Firewall
4 7 (25.00%) DNS
5 6 (21.43%) DHCP
5 6 (21.43%) VLAN
5 6 (21.43%) WAN
6 5 (17.86%) LAN
7 3 (10.71%) VPN
8 2 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (7.14%) IP Telephony
8 2 (7.14%) VoIP
8 2 (7.14%) VPLS
8 2 (7.14%) Wireless
9 1 (3.57%) BGP
9 1 (3.57%) BIG-IP
9 1 (3.57%) MPLS
9 1 (3.57%) NAS
9 1 (3.57%) Network Security
9 1 (3.57%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Consultant
2 8 (28.57%) Storage Consultant
2 8 (28.57%) Technical Consultant
3 6 (21.43%) Virtualisation Consultant
3 6 (21.43%) Virtualisation Technical Consultant
4 4 (14.29%) Administrator
4 4 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (10.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) IT Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Head of Infrastructure
6 2 (7.14%) Network Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) IBM Storage Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) IT Support
7 1 (3.57%) VMware Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (39.29%) Replication
2 6 (21.43%) Clustering
3 4 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 4 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (7.14%) CLARiiON
5 1 (3.57%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 10 (35.71%) Windows
1 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (17.86%) VMS
3 4 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.57%) CentOS
5 1 (3.57%) Linux
5 1 (3.57%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.86%) ITIL
2 3 (10.71%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (7.14%) Identity Management
3 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (7.14%) MOF
3 2 (7.14%) Server Virtualisation
3 2 (7.14%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (7.14%) Time Management
3 2 (7.14%) Wealth Management
4 1 (3.57%) Business Continuity
4 1 (3.57%) High Availability
4 1 (3.57%) Investment Management
4 1 (3.57%) ITIL V3
4 1 (3.57%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.57%) Migration
4 1 (3.57%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (3.57%) Network Management
4 1 (3.57%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (3.57%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (3.57%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (17.86%) CCNA
3 4 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (7.14%) CCNP
4 2 (7.14%) MCSE
4 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.57%) CCSA
5 1 (3.57%) CCSE
5 1 (3.57%) DCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 13 (46.43%) Hyper-V
4 6 (21.43%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (17.86%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 5 (17.86%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (17.86%) XenDesktop
6 3 (10.71%) VMware ESX
6 3 (10.71%) vSphere
7 2 (7.14%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (3.57%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) WSUS
2 5 (17.86%) Failover Clustering
3 4 (14.29%) Backup Exec
3 4 (14.29%) FortiGate
4 3 (10.71%) SCCM
5 2 (7.14%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (7.14%) NetVault Backup
5 2 (7.14%) SCOM
6 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Tivoli
6 1 (3.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 25 (89.29%) Dell
1 25 (89.29%) VMware
2 12 (42.86%) Cisco
3 7 (25.00%) Citrix
3 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (17.86%) Dell Compellent
4 5 (17.86%) EMC
5 4 (14.29%) Juniper
6 2 (7.14%) Canon
6 2 (7.14%) CheckPoint
6 2 (7.14%) CommVault
6 2 (7.14%) HP
6 2 (7.14%) Intel Security
6 2 (7.14%) Symantec
6 2 (7.14%) Veeam
7 1 (3.57%) F5
7 1 (3.57%) Fortinet
7 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.57%) Sophos
7 1 (3.57%) Synology