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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
EqualLogic
UK
Rank 590 626 613
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -13
Contract jobs citing EqualLogic 11 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.020% 0.019%
As % of the Vendors category 0.054% 0.045% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 7
Median daily rate £330 £300 £326
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £395 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £263
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
20236 22175 23848
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.48% 43.32% 45.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 12544 13270 13641
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 746 834 965
Median hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.57 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £43.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.15 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-18.33% +20.00%

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
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 16 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 27 February 2017. 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 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 +14 11 £330 +10.00% 4
West Midlands - 3 £375 - 1
Birmingham - 3 £375 -
South East +20 2 £338 +12.50%
East Midlands - 2 - -
Hinckley - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £338 -
Leicestershire - 2 - -
London +16 1 £323 +17.27% 3
South West -3 1 £300 -14.28%
North West - 1 £263 -
Rotherham - 1 £273 -
High Wycombe - 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 £273 -
Yorkshire - 1 £273 -
Lancashire - 1 £263 -

EqualLogic
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 14 (60.87%) Windows
1 14 (60.87%) VMware
2 13 (56.52%) Dell
3 12 (52.17%) SAN
4 11 (47.83%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (43.48%) Cisco
5 10 (43.48%) Windows Server
6 9 (39.13%) EMC
6 9 (39.13%) Veeam
7 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
7 8 (34.78%) Data Centre
8 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
8 7 (30.43%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (30.43%) LAN
8 7 (30.43%) WAN
8 7 (30.43%) Wireless
8 7 (30.43%) vSphere
8 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (26.09%) SCCM
9 6 (26.09%) SCOM
9 6 (26.09%) Firewall
9 6 (26.09%) Citrix
9 6 (26.09%) CCNA
10 5 (21.74%) HP
10 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (21.74%) ITIL
10 5 (21.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (21.74%) SolarWinds
10 5 (21.74%) Infrastructure Management

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 3 (13.04%) IIS
2 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (13.04%) MS Visio
2 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.35%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (4.35%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (52.17%) SAN
2 7 (30.43%) LAN
2 7 (30.43%) WAN
2 7 (30.43%) Wireless
3 6 (26.09%) Firewall
4 5 (21.74%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (17.39%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (17.39%) VPN
6 2 (8.70%) IP Telephony
6 2 (8.70%) iSCSI
7 1 (4.35%) BGP
7 1 (4.35%) BIG-IP
7 1 (4.35%) Cisco ISE
7 1 (4.35%) DNS
7 1 (4.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (4.35%) NAS
7 1 (4.35%) NetScaler
7 1 (4.35%) OSPF
7 1 (4.35%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (8.70%) Local Government
1 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Network Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Head of Infrastructure
4 2 (8.70%) IT Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) SAN Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Storage Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.35%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Server Support
5 1 (4.35%) SAN Storage Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server Support
5 1 (4.35%) Wintel Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.70%) Replication
3 1 (4.35%) AS400
3 1 (4.35%) CLARiiON
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (60.87%) Windows
2 10 (43.48%) Windows Server
3 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (17.39%) Linux
6 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Infrastructure Management
1 5 (21.74%) ITIL
2 4 (17.39%) Migration
3 3 (13.04%) Network Management
3 3 (13.04%) Technical Analysis
3 3 (13.04%) Time Management
4 2 (8.70%) Identity Management
4 2 (8.70%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.35%) ITIL V3
5 1 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (4.35%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (4.35%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (4.35%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (4.35%) SIEM
5 1 (4.35%) TDD
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (4.35%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (26.09%) CCNA
3 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (21.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (17.39%) CCNP
4 4 (17.39%) MCSE
5 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
6 1 (4.35%) Degree
6 1 (4.35%) MCITP
6 1 (4.35%) MCSA
6 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
6 1 (4.35%) VCP5
6 1 (4.35%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) GCP
1 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (47.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
2 7 (30.43%) vSphere
3 4 (17.39%) VMware ESX
3 4 (17.39%) XenApp
4 3 (13.04%) XenDesktop
5 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
5 2 (8.70%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (4.35%) Firmware
6 1 (4.35%) NFS
6 1 (4.35%) ProxySG
6 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (26.09%) SCCM
1 6 (26.09%) SCOM
2 4 (17.39%) Backup Exec
3 3 (13.04%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (4.35%) Ansible
4 1 (4.35%) DameWare
4 1 (4.35%) Foglight
4 1 (4.35%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (4.35%) Puppet
4 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (4.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 14 (60.87%) VMware
2 13 (56.52%) Dell
3 10 (43.48%) Cisco
4 9 (39.13%) EMC
4 9 (39.13%) Veeam
5 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
6 6 (26.09%) Citrix
7 5 (21.74%) HP
7 5 (21.74%) SolarWinds
8 4 (17.39%) CheckPoint
8 4 (17.39%) Sophos
8 4 (17.39%) Symantec
9 3 (13.04%) Canon
9 3 (13.04%) Intel Security
10 2 (8.70%) Meraki
10 2 (8.70%) NetApp
11 1 (4.35%) Blue Coat
11 1 (4.35%) Dell Compellent
11 1 (4.35%) Mitel
11 1 (4.35%) Palo Alto