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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dell EqualLogic
Rank 580 584 526
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -58
Contract jobs citing EqualLogic 22 20 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.036% 0.046%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.13% 0.11% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 17 8
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£350 £240 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% -46.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £202 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £440 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £265 £320 -
% change year-on-year
-17.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
16920 17439 14673
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.23% 31.03% 30.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 10413 10733 8761
Average daily rate £425 £405 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% -4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £240
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 653 668 688
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £43.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -10.11%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 +5 21 £350 +45.83% 19
South East +3 10 £265 +26.19% 3
London -4 9 £363 +51.04% 7
Berkshire - 3 £465 - 1
Oxfordshire - 3 - - 1
City of London +10 2 £458 +90.62% 3
North West -16 1 £263 -17.96%
Wales - 1 - -
West Midlands - - - - 4
West Sussex - - - -
Scotland - - - - 1
East of England - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
South Wales - - - -
South West - - - - 4
Tyne and Wear - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Devon - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Herefordshire - - - - 2
Hertfordshire - - - -
Kent - - - - 1
Leicestershire - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Newbury - - - - 1
Newport - - - -
Reading - - - -

EqualLogic
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 30 (93.75%) Windows
2 29 (90.63%) VMware
3 24 (75.00%) Dell
4 17 (53.13%) SAN
4 17 (53.13%) vSphere
5 16 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 15 (46.88%) Active Directory
6 15 (46.88%) VMware Infrastructure
7 14 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (37.50%) HP
9 11 (34.38%) EMC
9 11 (34.38%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (31.25%) Cisco
10 10 (31.25%) SQL
10 10 (31.25%) Migration
10 10 (31.25%) iSCSI
11 9 (28.13%) Hyper-V
11 9 (28.13%) CommVault
12 8 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 7 (21.88%) NetApp
13 7 (21.88%) VMware ESX
14 6 (18.75%) ITIL
14 6 (18.75%) Fibre Channel
15 5 (15.63%) Data Migration
15 5 (15.63%) Celerra
15 5 (15.63%) WAN
15 5 (15.63%) Linux
15 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
15 5 (15.63%) CLARiiON
16 4 (12.50%) Clustering

EqualLogic
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 (9.38%) WordPress
2 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (6.25%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Office
2 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 17 (53.13%) SAN
2 10 (31.25%) iSCSI
3 6 (18.75%) Fibre Channel
4 5 (15.63%) WAN
5 4 (12.50%) DNS
5 4 (12.50%) Firewall
6 3 (9.38%) Wireless
7 2 (6.25%) VPN
7 2 (6.25%) LAN
8 1 (3.13%) VoIP
8 1 (3.13%) DHCP
8 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
8 1 (3.13%) SSL
8 1 (3.13%) Internet
8 1 (3.13%) IPsec
8 1 (3.13%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (12.50%) Back Office
2 2 (6.25%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (21.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (15.63%) Storage Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Consultant
4 3 (9.38%) Support Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Team Leader
4 3 (9.38%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Backup Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Virtualisation Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Server Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Storage Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Administrator
6 1 (3.13%) DBA
6 1 (3.13%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Technical Support
6 1 (3.13%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.13%) Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (3.13%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) CLARiiON
1 5 (15.63%) Celerra
2 4 (12.50%) Clustering
2 4 (12.50%) Replication
3 3 (9.38%) NHS
4 1 (3.13%) Thin Client
4 1 (3.13%) HP StorageWorks
4 1 (3.13%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.13%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 30 (93.75%) Windows
2 14 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (34.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (15.63%) Linux
5 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (9.38%) CentOS
6 3 (9.38%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.13%) Windows Vista
7 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) Migration
2 6 (18.75%) ITIL
3 5 (15.63%) Data Migration
4 4 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.13%) Network Management
6 1 (3.13%) ITIL V3
6 1 (3.13%) ERP
6 1 (3.13%) Data Management
6 1 (3.13%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (31.25%) SQL
2 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (12.50%) VCP5
4 2 (6.25%) MCITP
4 2 (6.25%) MCP
4 2 (6.25%) MCSE
5 1 (3.13%) CCNA
5 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.13%) Degree
5 1 (3.13%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (53.13%) vSphere
2 15 (46.88%) Active Directory
2 15 (46.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (28.13%) Hyper-V
4 7 (21.88%) VMware ESX
5 3 (9.38%) DFS Replication
6 1 (3.13%) Xen
6 1 (3.13%) Terminal Services
6 1 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (3.13%) vCloud
6 1 (3.13%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) NetBackup
1 2 (6.25%) SCOM
1 2 (6.25%) HP SIM
2 1 (3.13%) PureDisk
2 1 (3.13%) Tivoli
2 1 (3.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (3.13%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 29 (90.63%) VMware
2 24 (75.00%) Dell
3 16 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 12 (37.50%) HP
5 11 (34.38%) EMC
6 10 (31.25%) Cisco
7 9 (28.13%) CommVault
8 7 (21.88%) NetApp
9 3 (9.38%) Altiris
9 3 (9.38%) Symantec
9 3 (9.38%) Dell KACE
9 3 (9.38%) Ruckus Wireless
10 2 (6.25%) Veeam
11 1 (3.13%) 3PAR
11 1 (3.13%) Oracle
11 1 (3.13%) Brocade
11 1 (3.13%) WatchGuard
11 1 (3.13%) ProCurve
11 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
11 1 (3.13%) Avaya
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