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 5 March 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dell EqualLogic
Rank 571 544 515
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -29
Contract jobs citing EqualLogic 8 20 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.040% 0.018%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.052% 0.13% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 15 3
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£313 £283 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.61% -24.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £198 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £500 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £210 £375
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -44.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £16.00 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £17.50

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
15473 15376 13456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.83% 30.70% 30.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 9538 9406 8067
Average daily rate £425 £410 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.78% -0.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 591 611 745
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.60 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -12.50%

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 5 March 2015.

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 5 March 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 -23 7 £313 +10.61% 20
London -13 5 £319 -18.46% 12
City of London +10 3 £326 +35.62% 3
North West -17 1 £263 -
South East -20 1 - - 4
Wales - 1 - -
West Midlands - - - - 2
Scotland - - - - 1
East of England - - - -
South Wales - - - -
South West - - - - 2
Tyne and Wear - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
Abingdon - - - -
Birmingham - - - - 2
Bristol - - - - 1
Burton-upon-Trent - - - -
Cheltenham - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Honiton - - - -
Leicester - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - - 2
Newbury - - - -
Newport - - - -
Reading - - - - 1
Solihull - - - -
Sunderland - - - -

EqualLogic
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 15 (88.24%) Windows
1 15 (88.24%) VMware
2 14 (82.35%) Dell
3 10 (58.82%) SAN
4 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
4 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (35.29%) HP
5 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
5 6 (35.29%) EMC
5 6 (35.29%) CommVault
5 6 (35.29%) ITIL
6 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (23.53%) Migration
7 4 (23.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (23.53%) NetApp
7 4 (23.53%) SQL
7 4 (23.53%) MS Office
7 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (23.53%) vSphere
7 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
8 3 (17.65%) DNS
8 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
8 3 (17.65%) WAN
8 3 (17.65%) Symantec
8 3 (17.65%) Replication
8 3 (17.65%) Cisco
8 3 (17.65%) Firewall
9 2 (11.76%) VMware ESX

EqualLogic
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Office
2 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 10 (58.82%) SAN
2 3 (17.65%) DNS
2 3 (17.65%) WAN
2 3 (17.65%) Firewall
3 2 (11.76%) DHCP
3 2 (11.76%) LAN
3 2 (11.76%) VPN
3 2 (11.76%) iSCSI
4 1 (5.88%) NAS
4 1 (5.88%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (5.88%) VoIP
4 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.88%) IPsec
4 1 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Storage Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) VMware Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Team Leader
3 2 (11.76%) Backup Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) VMWare Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 1 (5.88%) SQL DBA
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Server Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Replication
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.88%) HP StorageWorks
2 1 (5.88%) NHS
2 1 (5.88%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 15 (88.24%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (11.76%) Linux
6 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Vista
6 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) ITIL
2 4 (23.53%) Migration
3 2 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.88%) Network Management
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL V3
4 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Time Management
4 1 (5.88%) ERP
4 1 (5.88%) Data Management
4 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (23.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (11.76%) MCITP
3 2 (11.76%) MCP
3 2 (11.76%) MCSE
4 1 (5.88%) Degree
4 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.88%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
2 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (23.53%) vSphere
3 2 (11.76%) VMware ESX
3 2 (11.76%) vCloud
4 1 (5.88%) KVM
4 1 (5.88%) Xen
4 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.88%) DFS Replication
4 1 (5.88%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) NetBackup
1 2 (11.76%) SCOM
1 2 (11.76%) HP SIM
2 1 (5.88%) PureDisk
2 1 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 15 (88.24%) VMware
2 14 (82.35%) Dell
3 6 (35.29%) HP
3 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
3 6 (35.29%) EMC
3 6 (35.29%) CommVault
4 4 (23.53%) NetApp
5 3 (17.65%) Symantec
5 3 (17.65%) Cisco
6 1 (5.88%) 3PAR
6 1 (5.88%) Stonesoft
6 1 (5.88%) WatchGuard
6 1 (5.88%) Veeam
6 1 (5.88%) ProCurve
6 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
6 1 (5.88%) Avaya
6 1 (5.88%) Brocade
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