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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
EqualLogic
Rank 611 639 646
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +7
Contract jobs citing EqualLogic 13 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.013% 0.017%
As % of the Vendors category 0.058% 0.030% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 10
Median daily rate £375 £350 £374
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £289 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £390 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £294 £330 £288
% change year-on-year
-10.98% +14.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £37.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.00 -

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
22572 23646 25687
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.63% 42.71% 44.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 13786 13871 15133
Median daily rate £420 £400 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +4.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 866 979 1231
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.29 £10.61 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

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 4 December 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 15 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 4 December 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 +15 13 £375 +7.14% 9
London +5 6 £425 +6.25% 1
North West - 4 £294 - 3
Lancashire - 3 £263 -
East Midlands - 2 - -
Hammersmith - 1 £425 -
East of England - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 £325 -
Lincolnshire - 1 - -
Leicestershire - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Scunthorpe - 1 - -
Liverpool - 1 £325 -
Hinckley - 1 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 - -

EqualLogic
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 17 (80.95%) VMware
2 16 (76.19%) Dell
3 14 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (61.90%) SAN
5 11 (52.38%) Windows
5 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
6 9 (42.86%) Cisco
6 9 (42.86%) Active Directory
7 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (33.33%) Hyper-V
9 6 (28.57%) Veeam
9 6 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (28.57%) ITIL
9 6 (28.57%) Data Centre
9 6 (28.57%) Windows Server
10 5 (23.81%) Replication
10 5 (23.81%) MS Exchange
10 5 (23.81%) LAN
10 5 (23.81%) WAN
10 5 (23.81%) DNS
10 5 (23.81%) EMC
10 5 (23.81%) Firewall
10 5 (23.81%) Backup Exec
10 5 (23.81%) SCCM
10 5 (23.81%) vSphere
10 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Management
11 4 (19.05%) SCOM
11 4 (19.05%) iSCSI
11 4 (19.05%) VMware ESX

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 5 (23.81%) MS Exchange
2 4 (19.05%) IIS
3 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
5 1 (4.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (14.29%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.76%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (61.90%) SAN
2 5 (23.81%) DNS
2 5 (23.81%) Firewall
2 5 (23.81%) LAN
2 5 (23.81%) WAN
3 4 (19.05%) DHCP
3 4 (19.05%) iSCSI
3 4 (19.05%) VPN
4 3 (14.29%) VLAN
5 2 (9.52%) VPLS
5 2 (9.52%) Wireless
6 1 (4.76%) BGP
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (4.76%) FTP
6 1 (4.76%) HTTP
6 1 (4.76%) IP Telephony
6 1 (4.76%) MPLS
6 1 (4.76%) OSPF
6 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
6 1 (4.76%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Local Government
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Administrator
3 3 (14.29%) Consultant
3 3 (14.29%) IT Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Head of Infrastructure
4 2 (9.52%) SAN Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Server Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Server Support
4 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server Support
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 5 (23.81%) Replication
3 2 (9.52%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (4.76%) AS400
4 1 (4.76%) CLARiiON
4 1 (4.76%) Clustering
4 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (52.38%) Windows
2 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (9.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) ITIL
2 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
3 3 (14.29%) Time Management
4 2 (9.52%) Identity Management
4 2 (9.52%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
4 2 (9.52%) MOF
4 2 (9.52%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.76%) ITIL V3
5 1 (4.76%) Migration
5 1 (4.76%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (4.76%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) TDD
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (4.76%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (19.05%) MCSE
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (14.29%) CCNA
4 1 (4.76%) CCNP
4 1 (4.76%) Degree
4 1 (4.76%) MCSA
4 1 (4.76%) VCP5
4 1 (4.76%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) GCP
1 1 (4.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 7 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 5 (23.81%) vSphere
5 4 (19.05%) VMware ESX
6 3 (14.29%) XenApp
7 2 (9.52%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (4.76%) Firmware
8 1 (4.76%) NFS
8 1 (4.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) Backup Exec
1 5 (23.81%) SCCM
2 4 (19.05%) SCOM
3 3 (14.29%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (14.29%) WSUS
4 2 (9.52%) FortiGate
4 2 (9.52%) NetVault Backup
5 1 (4.76%) Ansible
5 1 (4.76%) Foglight
5 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (4.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (80.95%) VMware
2 16 (76.19%) Dell
3 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
4 9 (42.86%) Cisco
5 6 (28.57%) Veeam
6 5 (23.81%) EMC
7 4 (19.05%) Citrix
8 3 (14.29%) Canon
8 3 (14.29%) Intel Security
8 3 (14.29%) Symantec
9 2 (9.52%) CommVault
9 2 (9.52%) Dell Compellent
9 2 (9.52%) D-Link
9 2 (9.52%) HP
9 2 (9.52%) Juniper
9 2 (9.52%) NetApp
10 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
10 1 (4.76%) Nortel
10 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds
10 1 (4.76%) Sophos
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