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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dell EqualLogic
Rank 584 551 552
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +1
Contract jobs citing EqualLogic 8 19 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.037% 0.018%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.049% 0.12% 0.062%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 1
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£374 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.58% -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £250 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +100.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- +100.00%

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
16471 15885 14405
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.37% 31.03% 29.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 10634 9829 8499
Average daily rate £415 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 629 681 815
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -39 8 £374 +24.58% 17
London +13 7 £378 -8.48% 9
City of London +6 1 £475 - 2
Yorkshire -12 1 £275 - 1
West Yorkshire - 1 £275 - 1
Ealing - - - -
East of England - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
North West - - - - 3
South East - - - - 2
South Wales - - - - 1
South West - - - -
Wales - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - - 2
Manchester - - - - 1
Milton Keynes - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Newport - - - - 1
Solihull - - - - 1
Bedfordshire - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
West Sussex - - - -
Abingdon - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Bromley - - - -

EqualLogic
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 24 (92.31%) Dell
2 23 (88.46%) VMware
3 21 (80.77%) SAN
4 18 (69.23%) Windows
5 13 (50.00%) HP
5 13 (50.00%) vSphere
6 12 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (34.62%) MS Exchange
7 9 (34.62%) CommVault
8 8 (30.77%) Active Directory
8 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
8 8 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (26.92%) EMC
9 7 (26.92%) ITIL
9 7 (26.92%) NetApp
9 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (23.08%) iSCSI
11 5 (19.23%) Symantec
11 5 (19.23%) MS Office
11 5 (19.23%) DNS
11 5 (19.23%) DHCP
12 4 (15.38%) Cisco
12 4 (15.38%) Citrix
12 4 (15.38%) SQL
12 4 (15.38%) VMware ESX
12 4 (15.38%) CLARiiON
12 4 (15.38%) Migration
12 4 (15.38%) Replication
12 4 (15.38%) Celerra
12 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003

EqualLogic
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 9 (34.62%) MS Exchange
2 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (3.85%) Apache
4 1 (3.85%) nginx
4 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) MS Office
2 3 (11.54%) MS Project
3 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 21 (80.77%) SAN
2 6 (23.08%) iSCSI
3 5 (19.23%) DNS
3 5 (19.23%) DHCP
4 3 (11.54%) LAN
4 3 (11.54%) WAN
5 2 (7.69%) Firewall
5 2 (7.69%) VLAN
6 1 (3.85%) Wireless
6 1 (3.85%) IPsec
6 1 (3.85%) NAS
6 1 (3.85%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (3.85%) Internet
6 1 (3.85%) WLAN
6 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) MySQL
General
1 2 (7.69%) Law
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 6 (23.08%) Storage Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Backup Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Administrator
3 3 (11.54%) Support Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (7.69%) Network Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) VMWare Administrator
5 1 (3.85%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Replication
1 4 (15.38%) CLARiiON
1 4 (15.38%) Celerra
2 2 (7.69%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.85%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.85%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.85%) HP StorageWorks
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 18 (69.23%) Windows
2 8 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (11.54%) Linux
4 3 (11.54%) Windows XP
5 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.85%) UNIX
6 1 (3.85%) Windows 2000
6 1 (3.85%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) ITIL
2 4 (15.38%) Migration
3 3 (11.54%) Change Management
3 3 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (11.54%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (7.69%) Load Balancing
4 2 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.85%) ITIL V3
5 1 (3.85%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.85%) Performance Management
5 1 (3.85%) Data Management
5 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.85%) ERP
5 1 (3.85%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) SQL
2 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
1 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.69%) MCP
3 1 (3.85%) MCSE
3 1 (3.85%) MCSA
3 1 (3.85%) CCNP
3 1 (3.85%) CCNA
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.85%) EMC Certification
3 1 (3.85%) MCITP
System Software
1 13 (50.00%) vSphere
2 12 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (30.77%) Active Directory
4 4 (15.38%) VMware ESX
5 3 (11.54%) vCloud
5 3 (11.54%) Hyper-V
5 3 (11.54%) XenApp
6 2 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (3.85%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Backup Exec
2 2 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (7.69%) NetBackup
2 2 (7.69%) HP SIM
2 2 (7.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (3.85%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (3.85%) PureDisk
Vendors
1 24 (92.31%) Dell
2 23 (88.46%) VMware
3 13 (50.00%) HP
4 9 (34.62%) CommVault
5 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
6 7 (26.92%) NetApp
6 7 (26.92%) EMC
7 5 (19.23%) Symantec
8 4 (15.38%) Citrix
8 4 (15.38%) Cisco
9 3 (11.54%) Juniper
9 3 (11.54%) Meraki
10 2 (7.69%) Veeam
11 1 (3.85%) 3PAR
11 1 (3.85%) McAfee
11 1 (3.85%) Brocade
11 1 (3.85%) WatchGuard
11 1 (3.85%) ProCurve
11 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
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