The first 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 28 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 terms in our Miscellaneous category.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dell EqualLogic
Rank 577 542 576
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +34
Contract jobs citing EqualLogic 27 23 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.049% 0.045% 0.012%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.20% 0.17% 0.049%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 3
Average daily rate
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£293 £152 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+92.43% -47.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £131 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £179 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £152 £269
% change year-on-year
+64.47% -43.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £18.75 £32.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.30% +80.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £32.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-42.30% +80.55%
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
13789 13500 14256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 25.22% 26.41% 24.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 8361 8136 8173
Average daily rate £415 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £235 £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 564 614 780
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.81% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.75 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+1.20% -19.35%

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

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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 28 July 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 28 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
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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 -6 24 £288 +89.14% 13
London +18 9 £400 - 5
South East -25 6 £250 - 1
East of England - 5 £213 -
Buckinghamshire -8 4 £288 -
High Wycombe -3 3 £288 -
West Sussex - 2 £175 - 1
North West - 2 £350 - 2
Leeds +4 1 £210 - 2
West Yorkshire +3 1 £210 - 2
Yorkshire -4 1 £210 +12.00% 3
West Midlands -14 1 £200 +38.88% 2
Docklands, London - 1 £275 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £213 -
Watford - 1 £213 -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Oxford - - - -
Reading - - - -
Slough - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
Swindon - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Horsham - - - -
Leatherhead - - - -
Luton - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Manchester - - - - 1
Abingdon - - - -

EqualLogic
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 40 (88.89%) VMware
2 37 (82.22%) Dell
3 36 (80.00%) Windows
4 30 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 30 (66.67%) SAN
5 25 (55.56%) Citrix
6 23 (51.11%) MS Exchange
7 21 (46.67%) Cisco
8 20 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
9 19 (42.22%) HP
10 18 (40.00%) Active Directory
11 16 (35.56%) Hyper-V
12 15 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
12 15 (33.33%) WAN
13 14 (31.11%) Exchange Server 2007
13 14 (31.11%) VMware Infrastructure
14 13 (28.89%) Microsoft Certification
14 13 (28.89%) Symantec
15 12 (26.67%) EMC
15 12 (26.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 12 (26.67%) XenApp
16 11 (24.44%) Cisco ASA
16 11 (24.44%) iSCSI
16 11 (24.44%) MCSE
16 11 (24.44%) SQL Server
17 10 (22.22%) ITIL
17 10 (22.22%) SQL
17 10 (22.22%) DNS
17 10 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
17 10 (22.22%) NetApp

EqualLogic
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 23 (51.11%) MS Exchange
2 15 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (31.11%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 8 (17.78%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2000
7 1 (2.22%) Apache
7 1 (2.22%) nginx
7 1 (2.22%) Moodle
Applications
1 7 (15.56%) MS Excel
2 5 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (66.67%) SAN
2 15 (33.33%) WAN
3 11 (24.44%) iSCSI
3 11 (24.44%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (22.22%) DNS
5 9 (20.00%) DHCP
6 8 (17.78%) Firewall
7 7 (15.56%) LAN
8 5 (11.11%) TCP/IP
8 5 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
9 4 (8.89%) NAS
9 4 (8.89%) VPN
10 3 (6.67%) MPLS
10 3 (6.67%) DSL
10 3 (6.67%) BIG-IP
10 3 (6.67%) VLAN
11 2 (4.44%) FirePass
11 2 (4.44%) Network Security
11 2 (4.44%) SSL
11 2 (4.44%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (24.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.22%) MySQL
General
1 4 (8.89%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Law
3 1 (2.22%) Billing
3 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (17.78%) Network Engineer
2 7 (15.56%) Senior Network Engineer
3 6 (13.33%) Support Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Administrator
5 4 (8.89%) IT Support
5 4 (8.89%) Architect
5 4 (8.89%) Technical Architect
5 4 (8.89%) IT Support Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Storage Architect
7 2 (4.44%) Storage Manager
7 2 (4.44%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (4.44%) Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.44%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Analyst
8 1 (2.22%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (2.22%) Technical Consultant
8 1 (2.22%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 1 (2.22%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) Clustering
2 7 (15.56%) Celerra
2 7 (15.56%) CLARiiON
3 5 (11.11%) Blackberry
4 3 (6.67%) Thin Client
4 3 (6.67%) Fat Client
5 2 (4.44%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.22%) iPad
6 1 (2.22%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 36 (80.00%) Windows
2 20 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (22.22%) Windows 7
4 6 (13.33%) Linux
5 5 (11.11%) Windows XP
5 5 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (8.89%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.22%) Solaris
8 1 (2.22%) UNIX
8 1 (2.22%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (2.22%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.22%) ITIL
2 5 (11.11%) Low Latency
3 4 (8.89%) PRINCE2
3 4 (8.89%) Project Management
3 4 (8.89%) Software Deployment
4 3 (6.67%) Change Management
4 3 (6.67%) Migration
5 2 (4.44%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (4.44%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.22%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.22%) Capacity Management
6 1 (2.22%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (2.22%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.22%) Security Testing
6 1 (2.22%) Data Migration
6 1 (2.22%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.22%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.22%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.22%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.22%) SQL
2 7 (15.56%) PowerShell
3 5 (11.11%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (28.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (26.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 11 (24.44%) MCSE
4 9 (20.00%) CCNA
4 9 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (17.78%) MCITP
6 6 (13.33%) VCP5
7 5 (11.11%) VCP4
7 5 (11.11%) CCA
7 5 (11.11%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (4.44%) MCP
8 2 (4.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (2.22%) EMC Certification
9 1 (2.22%) MCSA
System Software
1 18 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 16 (35.56%) Hyper-V
3 14 (31.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (26.67%) XenApp
5 10 (22.22%) vSphere
6 7 (15.56%) VMware ESX
7 5 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (6.67%) Xen
8 3 (6.67%) NLBS
9 2 (4.44%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 1 (2.22%) DFS Replication
10 1 (2.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (2.22%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (2.22%) NFS
10 1 (2.22%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 7 (15.56%) NetBackup
2 5 (11.11%) WSUS
3 4 (8.89%) SCCM
4 3 (6.67%) Backup Exec
4 3 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (6.67%) WhatsUp Gold
4 3 (6.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (4.44%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (4.44%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (2.22%) ARCserve
6 1 (2.22%) Cacti
6 1 (2.22%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 40 (88.89%) VMware
2 37 (82.22%) Dell
3 30 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 25 (55.56%) Citrix
5 21 (46.67%) Cisco
6 19 (42.22%) HP
7 13 (28.89%) Symantec
8 12 (26.67%) EMC
9 10 (22.22%) NetApp
10 8 (17.78%) SonicWALL
11 6 (13.33%) CommVault
12 5 (11.11%) 3PAR
13 4 (8.89%) Red Hat
13 4 (8.89%) Oracle
14 3 (6.67%) Juniper
14 3 (6.67%) CheckPoint
15 2 (4.44%) Altiris
15 2 (4.44%) IBM
15 2 (4.44%) F5
15 2 (4.44%) Veeam
London
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Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Sussex
X4 Group
Rate: £200 - 250 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Kingston Upon Hull
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £280 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £220 per day + competitive
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