The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dell EqualLogic
Rank 567 522 578
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +56
Contract jobs citing EqualLogic 20 22 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.046% 0.016%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.14% 0.18% 0.067%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 8 6
Average daily rate £240 £450 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.66% +59.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £311 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £458 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
14311 12220 14892
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 25.42% 25.61% 24.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 8841 7349 8662
Average daily rate £415 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 568 621 771
Average hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% -14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -89 20 £240 -46.66% 10
London -25 16 £240 -46.66% 4
City of London -3 11 £240 - 1
North West - 2 £320 - 1
Hammersmith - 2 £236 -
Chester - 2 £320 -
Cheshire - 2 £320 -
South East -13 1 £210 - 4
East of England - 1 £400 -
West Sussex - 1 £210 -
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1
South Wales - - - -
Tyne and Wear - - - -
Wales - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Scotland - - - -
East Yorkshire - - - -
North Lanarkshire - - - -
South Lanarkshire - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
North East - - - -
North Wales - - - -
Airdrie - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Blackburn - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Cardiff - - - -

EqualLogic
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 37 (90.24%) Windows
2 36 (87.80%) VMware
3 32 (78.05%) Dell
4 30 (73.17%) Microsoft
4 30 (73.17%) SAN
5 28 (68.29%) MS Exchange
6 23 (56.10%) Exchange Server 2010
7 20 (48.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (43.90%) Hyper-V
8 18 (43.90%) Windows 7
9 17 (41.46%) VMware Infrastructure
9 17 (41.46%) SQL
9 17 (41.46%) DNS
10 16 (39.02%) DHCP
10 16 (39.02%) Citrix
10 16 (39.02%) Windows Server 2003
10 16 (39.02%) Clustering
11 15 (36.59%) Exchange Server 2007
12 13 (31.71%) iSCSI
12 13 (31.71%) Cisco
13 12 (29.27%) Active Directory
13 12 (29.27%) HP
13 12 (29.27%) Linux
13 12 (29.27%) MS Excel
13 12 (29.27%) VMware ESX
13 12 (29.27%) Microsoft Certification
13 12 (29.27%) NetApp
14 11 (26.83%) MCSE
14 11 (26.83%) VoIP
14 11 (26.83%) WAN

EqualLogic
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 28 (68.29%) MS Exchange
2 23 (56.10%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (36.59%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (21.95%) Exchange Server 2003
4 9 (21.95%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (9.76%) SharePoint
5 4 (9.76%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (2.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.44%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (29.27%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (73.17%) SAN
2 17 (41.46%) DNS
3 16 (39.02%) DHCP
4 13 (31.71%) iSCSI
5 11 (26.83%) VoIP
5 11 (26.83%) WAN
6 10 (24.39%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (19.51%) NAS
7 8 (19.51%) Firewall
8 4 (9.76%) VPN
8 4 (9.76%) Structured Cabling
9 3 (7.32%) VLAN
9 3 (7.32%) Wireless
9 3 (7.32%) TCP/IP
10 2 (4.88%) LAN
11 1 (2.44%) FirePass
11 1 (2.44%) Fibre Channel
11 1 (2.44%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.83%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.44%) MySQL
General
1 7 (17.07%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Billing
2 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (19.51%) Wintel Engineer
2 7 (17.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (17.07%) Network Engineer
2 7 (17.07%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (12.20%) Support Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) IT Support
4 4 (9.76%) IT Support Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Server Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Consultant
6 2 (4.88%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Storage Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 1 (2.44%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (2.44%) Desktop Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Wintel Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Server Technician
7 1 (2.44%) Senior Technician
7 1 (2.44%) Systems Manager
7 1 (2.44%) Desktop Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 16 (39.02%) Clustering
2 7 (17.07%) Hedge funds
3 4 (9.76%) CCTV
4 3 (7.32%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.44%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.44%) Google Search Appliance
5 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.44%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 37 (90.24%) Windows
2 20 (48.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (43.90%) Windows 7
4 16 (39.02%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (29.27%) Linux
6 4 (9.76%) Windows XP
6 4 (9.76%) Oracle Linux
6 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (9.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (7.32%) Solaris
8 1 (2.44%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.07%) Performance Tuning
1 7 (17.07%) Performance Monitoring
1 7 (17.07%) Root Cause Analysis
2 5 (12.20%) ITIL
3 4 (9.76%) Information Security
3 4 (9.76%) Migration
4 2 (4.88%) Change Management
4 2 (4.88%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (2.44%) Data Migration
5 1 (2.44%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.44%) Capacity Management
5 1 (2.44%) Software Deployment
5 1 (2.44%) Project Management
5 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 17 (41.46%) SQL
2 8 (19.51%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (29.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (26.83%) MCSE
3 10 (24.39%) MCITP
4 3 (7.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (7.32%) MCP
5 1 (2.44%) HP APS
5 1 (2.44%) CCNA
5 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 18 (43.90%) Hyper-V
2 17 (41.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (29.27%) Active Directory
3 12 (29.27%) VMware ESX
4 8 (19.51%) NFS
5 7 (17.07%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 5 (12.20%) XenApp
7 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (2.44%) vSphere
7 1 (2.44%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.44%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 1 (2.44%) UAG
7 1 (2.44%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (17.07%) SCCM
1 7 (17.07%) Cacti
1 7 (17.07%) OpenNMS
2 4 (9.76%) Backup Exec
3 3 (7.32%) SCOM
4 2 (4.88%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.44%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 36 (87.80%) VMware
2 32 (78.05%) Dell
3 30 (73.17%) Microsoft
4 16 (39.02%) Citrix
5 13 (31.71%) Cisco
6 12 (29.27%) HP
6 12 (29.27%) NetApp
7 10 (24.39%) SonicWALL
8 8 (19.51%) EMC
9 4 (9.76%) Oracle
9 4 (9.76%) Red Hat
9 4 (9.76%) ProCurve
10 3 (7.32%) Sun
11 2 (4.88%) IBM
11 2 (4.88%) Juniper
11 2 (4.88%) Altiris
12 1 (2.44%) Google
12 1 (2.44%) Veeam
12 1 (2.44%) F5
12 1 (2.44%) Symantec
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