The table below looks at the prevalence of the term EqualLogic 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 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dell EqualLogic
Rank 646 597 584
Rank change year-on-year
-49 -13
Contract jobs citing EqualLogic 15 45 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.079% 0.048%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.083% 0.24% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 22 15
Median daily rate £415 £363 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.48% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £330 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £498 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £355 £280
% change year-on-year
+19.71% +26.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £52.17 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +178.24%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £52.17 £18.75
% change year-on-year
- +178.24%

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
18103 18403 17457
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.51% 32.31% 32.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 11674 11543 10561
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £612 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 637 722 697
Median hourly rate £20.83 £18.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.59% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £47.35 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+19.44% -12.19%

EqualLogic
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing EqualLogic as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 July 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 10 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 25 July 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 -30 13 £415 +16.90% 2
London -18 7 £300 -20.00% 1
City of London +49 4 £284 -43.25%
Berkshire 0 3 - - 1
South East -7 3 - - 1
Hounslow - 3 £415 -
South West - 2 £425 -
West Midlands -28 1 £500 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £500 -
Newbury - 1 - -

EqualLogic
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 25 (89.29%) VMware
2 24 (85.71%) Dell
3 18 (64.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (53.57%) Active Directory
5 13 (46.43%) Windows
5 13 (46.43%) Hyper-V
6 12 (42.86%) Replication
6 12 (42.86%) SAN
7 11 (39.29%) Cisco
8 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (35.71%) Firewall
9 9 (32.14%) iSCSI
9 9 (32.14%) MS Exchange
10 7 (25.00%) Clustering
10 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
10 7 (25.00%) DNS
10 7 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
11 6 (21.43%) Windows Server
11 6 (21.43%) Virtual Machines
11 6 (21.43%) DHCP
11 6 (21.43%) Citrix
11 6 (21.43%) Finance
11 6 (21.43%) VLAN
11 6 (21.43%) WSUS
12 5 (17.86%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 5 (17.86%) XenDesktop
12 5 (17.86%) Video Conferencing
12 5 (17.86%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (17.86%) WAN

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 9 (32.14%) MS Exchange
2 7 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (7.14%) Apache
5 1 (3.57%) IBM Domino
5 1 (3.57%) IBM Notes
5 1 (3.57%) IIS
5 1 (3.57%) nginx
5 1 (3.57%) OpenStack
5 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.57%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (10.71%) Office 365
2 1 (3.57%) Mimecast
2 1 (3.57%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 12 (42.86%) SAN
2 10 (35.71%) Firewall
3 9 (32.14%) iSCSI
4 7 (25.00%) DNS
5 6 (21.43%) DHCP
5 6 (21.43%) VLAN
6 5 (17.86%) WAN
7 3 (10.71%) LAN
8 2 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (7.14%) IP Telephony
8 2 (7.14%) MPLS
8 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
8 2 (7.14%) VoIP
8 2 (7.14%) Wireless
9 1 (3.57%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (3.57%) NAS
9 1 (3.57%) Network Security
9 1 (3.57%) Skype
9 1 (3.57%) VPLS
9 1 (3.57%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (21.43%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Consultant
2 8 (28.57%) Storage Consultant
2 8 (28.57%) Technical Consultant
3 6 (21.43%) Virtualisation Consultant
3 6 (21.43%) Virtualisation Technical Consultant
4 5 (17.86%) Administrator
4 5 (17.86%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Network Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Network Security Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Server Support
7 1 (3.57%) Support Specialist
7 1 (3.57%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (42.86%) Replication
2 7 (25.00%) Clustering
3 5 (17.86%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.57%) CLARiiON
5 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.57%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 13 (46.43%) Windows
2 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (21.43%) Windows Server
4 5 (17.86%) VMS
5 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (10.71%) Linux
7 1 (3.57%) CentOS
7 1 (3.57%) Mac OS X
7 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.57%) Ubuntu
7 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.29%) ITIL
2 2 (7.14%) Business Continuity
2 2 (7.14%) MOF
2 2 (7.14%) Server Virtualisation
2 2 (7.14%) Wealth Management
3 1 (3.57%) Business Analysis
3 1 (3.57%) Business Continuity Management
3 1 (3.57%) Data Management
3 1 (3.57%) High Availability
3 1 (3.57%) Information Security
3 1 (3.57%) Investment Management
3 1 (3.57%) Load Balancing
3 1 (3.57%) Migration
3 1 (3.57%) Network Management
3 1 (3.57%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (3.57%) Security Testing
3 1 (3.57%) Service Management
3 1 (3.57%) Software Deployment
3 1 (3.57%) System Testing
3 1 (3.57%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) CCNA
1 5 (17.86%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (10.71%) MCSE
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (10.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (3.57%) CCNP
3 1 (3.57%) CCSA
3 1 (3.57%) CCSE
3 1 (3.57%) DCSE
3 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.57%) RHCSA
System Software
1 18 (64.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (53.57%) Active Directory
3 13 (46.43%) Hyper-V
4 7 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (21.43%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (17.86%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 5 (17.86%) XenDesktop
7 1 (3.57%) Postfix
7 1 (3.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) WSUS
2 5 (17.86%) Failover Clustering
3 4 (14.29%) FortiGate
4 2 (7.14%) NetVault Backup
5 1 (3.57%) Ansible
5 1 (3.57%) Backup Exec
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Nagios
5 1 (3.57%) NetBackup
5 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (3.57%) Opsview
5 1 (3.57%) Puppet
5 1 (3.57%) SCCM
5 1 (3.57%) Tivoli
5 1 (3.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 25 (89.29%) VMware
2 24 (85.71%) Dell
3 11 (39.29%) Cisco
4 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (21.43%) Citrix
6 5 (17.86%) Dell Compellent
7 4 (14.29%) Juniper
8 3 (10.71%) NetApp
9 2 (7.14%) CommVault
9 2 (7.14%) EMC
9 2 (7.14%) HP
9 2 (7.14%) Red Hat
10 1 (3.57%) Avaya
10 1 (3.57%) Bloomberg
10 1 (3.57%) CheckPoint
10 1 (3.57%) Fortinet
10 1 (3.57%) Google
10 1 (3.57%) IBM
10 1 (3.57%) Lotus
10 1 (3.57%) Sophos