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 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dell EqualLogic
Rank 609 586 553
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -33
Contract jobs citing EqualLogic 10 15 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.030% 0.054%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.060% 0.095% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 15 15
Average daily rate £325 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.45% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £455 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £269 £300
% change year-on-year
+30.23% -10.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £25.00

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
16633 15745 15629
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.34% 31.08% 32.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 10701 9800 9458
Average daily rate £425 £420 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 677 666 650
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £11.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.63 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

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 February 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 14 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 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 9 £325 -8.45% 16
London -15 4 £275 -22.53% 4
South West - 3 £350 - 3
Bristol - 2 £350 -
City of London +34 1 £400 +14.28% 2
Saffron Walden - 1 £425 -
Swindon - 1 - - 1
West Sussex - 1 £300 - 1
Wiltshire - 1 - - 1
South East - 1 £300 - 3
East of England - 1 £425 - 1
Glasgow - 1 - - 2
Scotland - 1 - - 2
Essex - 1 £425 -

EqualLogic
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 14 (87.50%) Windows
1 14 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 13 (81.25%) VMware
3 11 (68.75%) Dell
4 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
5 9 (56.25%) SAN
5 9 (56.25%) Windows Server
6 8 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (50.00%) MCSE
6 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (43.75%) Hyper-V
7 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (43.75%) LAN
7 7 (43.75%) Cisco
7 7 (43.75%) WAN
8 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
8 6 (37.50%) DNS
8 6 (37.50%) NetApp
8 6 (37.50%) MS Exchange
9 5 (31.25%) Firewall
9 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
9 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (31.25%) iSCSI
9 5 (31.25%) Clustering
9 5 (31.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (25.00%) Linux
10 4 (25.00%) DHCP
10 4 (25.00%) VMware ESX
11 3 (18.75%) Migration

EqualLogic
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 6 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (18.75%) IIS
4 2 (12.50%) Lync
5 1 (6.25%) IBM Domino
5 1 (6.25%) IBM Notes
5 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
5 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (12.50%) Office 365
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.25%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) SAN
2 7 (43.75%) LAN
2 7 (43.75%) WAN
3 6 (37.50%) DNS
3 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
4 5 (31.25%) Firewall
4 5 (31.25%) iSCSI
5 4 (25.00%) DHCP
6 3 (18.75%) VLAN
6 3 (18.75%) VPN
7 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (12.50%) MPLS
7 2 (12.50%) NAS
8 1 (6.25%) FCoE
8 1 (6.25%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (6.25%) FTP
8 1 (6.25%) HTTP
8 1 (6.25%) VoIP
8 1 (6.25%) VPLS
8 1 (6.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Server Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) VMware Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Server Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Clustering
2 1 (6.25%) Celerra
2 1 (6.25%) CLARiiON
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 14 (87.50%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) Windows Server
3 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (25.00%) Linux
6 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
7 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (6.25%) Ubuntu
7 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Migration
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) Network Load Balancing
2 2 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (12.50%) Presales
3 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
3 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity Management
3 1 (6.25%) Data Management
3 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
3 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
3 1 (6.25%) DevOps
3 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
3 1 (6.25%) Security Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Service Management
3 1 (6.25%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) MCSE
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (31.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (12.50%) MCITP
3 2 (12.50%) MCP
3 2 (12.50%) MCSA
4 1 (6.25%) CCNA
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 7 (43.75%) Hyper-V
3 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (25.00%) VMware ESX
5 3 (18.75%) vCloud
5 3 (18.75%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (18.75%) vSphere
6 1 (6.25%) StorNext
6 1 (6.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Backup Exec
1 3 (18.75%) SCCM
1 3 (18.75%) WSUS
2 2 (12.50%) SCOM
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (6.25%) NetBackup
3 1 (6.25%) NetVault Backup
3 1 (6.25%) Simpana
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 13 (81.25%) VMware
3 11 (68.75%) Dell
4 7 (43.75%) Cisco
5 6 (37.50%) NetApp
6 3 (18.75%) 3PAR
7 2 (12.50%) Dell Compellent
7 2 (12.50%) EMC
7 2 (12.50%) HP
7 2 (12.50%) Symantec
8 1 (6.25%) Avaya
8 1 (6.25%) Citrix
8 1 (6.25%) CommVault
8 1 (6.25%) Google
8 1 (6.25%) IBM
8 1 (6.25%) Lotus
8 1 (6.25%) McAfee
8 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
8 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds
8 1 (6.25%) Synology
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