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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dell EqualLogic
Rank 573 564 517
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -47
Contract jobs citing EqualLogic 34 18 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.063% 0.034% 0.068%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.21% 0.11% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 10
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£350 £279 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.56% -38.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £240 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £467 £400 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £125
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +148.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £52.17 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.17 - -

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
16501 16144 14914
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.46% 30.67% 31.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 10228 10089 8893
Average daily rate £415 £410 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.21% -3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 660 645 613
Average hourly rate £18.70 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.95% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.92 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +3.06%

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

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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 22 May 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 16 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 22 May 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 -10 34 £350 +25.56% 14
South East +3 20 £350 +21.73% 6
London -5 12 £363 +51.04% 6
Brighton - 5 £350 - 1
Berkshire - 5 £465 -
East Sussex - 5 £350 - 2
Oxford - 3 - -
Oxfordshire - 3 - -
Surrey - 2 £355 - 2
Bracknell - 2 £465 -
New Malden - 2 - - 1
City of London +5 1 £440 +83.33% 4
East of England +5 1 - - 1
Essex 0 1 - -
Kent - 1 £255 - 1
Hove - 1 £350 -

EqualLogic
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 41 (97.62%) Windows
2 35 (83.33%) VMware
3 34 (80.95%) Dell
4 28 (66.67%) SAN
5 23 (54.76%) VMware Infrastructure
5 23 (54.76%) vSphere
6 22 (52.38%) Microsoft
7 20 (47.62%) Windows Server 2012
7 20 (47.62%) Windows Server 2008
8 19 (45.24%) Active Directory
9 18 (42.86%) SQL
10 14 (33.33%) HP
11 13 (30.95%) iSCSI
12 12 (28.57%) Migration
13 11 (26.19%) CommVault
14 10 (23.81%) Cisco
14 10 (23.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 10 (23.81%) Hyper-V
15 8 (19.05%) VMware ESXi
15 8 (19.05%) EMC
15 8 (19.05%) Linux
15 8 (19.05%) Firewall
16 7 (16.67%) Replication
16 7 (16.67%) NetApp
16 7 (16.67%) WAN
16 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
17 6 (14.29%) DNS
17 6 (14.29%) NHS
17 6 (14.29%) Back Office
17 6 (14.29%) Clustering

EqualLogic
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (7.14%) WordPress
2 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.38%) IIS
2 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 28 (66.67%) SAN
2 13 (30.95%) iSCSI
3 8 (19.05%) Firewall
4 7 (16.67%) WAN
5 6 (14.29%) DNS
6 5 (11.90%) Fibre Channel
7 4 (9.52%) LAN
8 3 (7.14%) Wireless
8 3 (7.14%) SSL
8 3 (7.14%) DHCP
9 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
9 1 (2.38%) VPN
9 1 (2.38%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 6 (14.29%) Back Office
2 4 (9.52%) Finance
3 1 (2.38%) Law
3 1 (2.38%) Legal
3 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (19.05%) Server Engineer
3 5 (11.90%) Storage Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Consultant
4 4 (9.52%) Support Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Senior Storage Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Network Specialist
4 4 (9.52%) Storage Specialist
4 4 (9.52%) Senior Server Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Storage Architect
5 2 (4.76%) Architect
5 2 (4.76%) Team Leader
5 2 (4.76%) Storage Consultant
5 2 (4.76%) Virtualisation Consultant
6 1 (2.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Virtualisation Architect
6 1 (2.38%) VMware Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Windows Systems Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Infrastructure Technician
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Replication
2 6 (14.29%) NHS
2 6 (14.29%) Clustering
3 5 (11.90%) Celerra
3 5 (11.90%) CLARiiON
4 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.38%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 41 (97.62%) Windows
2 20 (47.62%) Windows Server 2012
2 20 (47.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (19.05%) Linux
4 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (9.52%) Windows XP
6 3 (7.14%) Windows 7
6 3 (7.14%) CentOS
7 1 (2.38%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.38%) Windows Vista
7 1 (2.38%) UNIX
7 1 (2.38%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (28.57%) Migration
2 6 (14.29%) Data Migration
3 4 (9.52%) Performance Analysis
4 3 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (4.76%) ITIL
6 1 (2.38%) Network Management
6 1 (2.38%) Programme Management
6 1 (2.38%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.38%) Time Management
6 1 (2.38%) Validation
6 1 (2.38%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (42.86%) SQL
2 6 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 4 (9.52%) Bash Shell
4 3 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (23.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (14.29%) VCP5
4 5 (11.90%) MCITP
4 5 (11.90%) MCSE
5 3 (7.14%) Security Cleared
5 3 (7.14%) Sun Certification
6 2 (4.76%) MCP
7 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.38%) Degree
7 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (2.38%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (54.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 23 (54.76%) vSphere
2 19 (45.24%) Active Directory
3 10 (23.81%) Hyper-V
4 8 (19.05%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (14.29%) DFS Replication
6 5 (11.90%) VMware ESX
7 1 (2.38%) XenApp
7 1 (2.38%) KVM
7 1 (2.38%) vCloud
7 1 (2.38%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) SCCM
1 3 (7.14%) SCOM
1 3 (7.14%) Tivoli
1 3 (7.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (2.38%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 35 (83.33%) VMware
2 34 (80.95%) Dell
3 22 (52.38%) Microsoft
4 14 (33.33%) HP
5 11 (26.19%) CommVault
6 10 (23.81%) Cisco
7 8 (19.05%) EMC
8 7 (16.67%) NetApp
9 5 (11.90%) Veeam
10 3 (7.14%) Altiris
10 3 (7.14%) IBM
10 3 (7.14%) Oracle
10 3 (7.14%) Dell KACE
10 3 (7.14%) Ruckus Wireless
11 2 (4.76%) Symantec
12 1 (2.38%) ProCurve
12 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
12 1 (2.38%) Avaya
12 1 (2.38%) Juniper
12 1 (2.38%) Citrix