The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of EMC products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EMC over the 3 months to 27 January 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within the EMC Corporation.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
EMC
Rank 91 100 71
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -29
Contract jobs citing EMC 21 7 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.97% 0.33% 1.64%
As % of the Vendors category 1.99% 0.70% 3.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 5
Average daily rate
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£318 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £315 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £385 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £383 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.63% +9.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £22.69 £30.00 £29.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.36% +0.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £27.25
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +32.11%
EMC
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Vendors Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1056 999 876
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.80% 47.66% 47.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 552 480 361
Average daily rate £350 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £220 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 58 107
Average hourly rate £16.41 £17.48 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.09% -30.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.91 £32.50 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.22 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+4.36% -13.15%

EMC
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing EMC across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

EMC Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

EMC
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing EMC across the West Midlands region.

EMC Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

EMC
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing EMC across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

EMC Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

EMC
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing EMC across the West Midlands region.

EMC Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

EMC
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EMC within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Birmingham - 9 £360 - 4
Warwickshire -3 1 - - 1
Worcestershire -6 1 - -
Coventry - - - -
Halesowen - - - -
Solihull - - - - 1
Staffordshire - - - - 2
EMC
England

EMC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing EMC 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 EMC.

1 20 (41.67%) Windows
2 17 (35.42%) SAN
3 15 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (27.08%) VMware
4 13 (27.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (27.08%) HP
5 12 (25.00%) Solaris
5 12 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (22.92%) Linux
6 11 (22.92%) Migration
6 11 (22.92%) Business Continuity
6 11 (22.92%) PowerShell
6 11 (22.92%) SCCM
6 11 (22.92%) SCOM
7 10 (20.83%) DNS
7 10 (20.83%) DHCP
8 9 (18.75%) EMC NetWorker
9 8 (16.67%) HPUX
10 7 (14.58%) Cisco
10 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
11 6 (12.50%) AIX
11 6 (12.50%) UNIX
11 6 (12.50%) Shell Script
11 6 (12.50%) NetApp
11 6 (12.50%) Active Directory
12 5 (10.42%) SQL
12 5 (10.42%) SC Cleared
12 5 (10.42%) Security Cleared
13 4 (8.33%) NAS
13 4 (8.33%) Symmetrix DMX

EMC
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing EMC 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 EMC. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.08%) Apache
3 1 (2.08%) IIS
3 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.08%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 17 (35.42%) SAN
2 10 (20.83%) DNS
2 10 (20.83%) DHCP
3 4 (8.33%) NAS
4 2 (4.17%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.08%) Internet
5 1 (2.08%) Firewall
5 1 (2.08%) VPN
5 1 (2.08%) FTP
5 1 (2.08%) Bluetooth
5 1 (2.08%) VLAN
5 1 (2.08%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (2.08%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 4 (8.33%) Banking
2 2 (4.17%) Investment Banking
2 2 (4.17%) Finance
3 1 (2.08%) Electronics
3 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.08%) Automotive
3 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (20.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 10 (20.83%) Server Engineer
1 10 (20.83%) Consultant
1 10 (20.83%) Administrator
2 6 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (8.33%) Storage Consultant
3 4 (8.33%) Storage Administrator
3 4 (8.33%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 4 (8.33%) UNIX Administrator
4 3 (6.25%) Architect
4 3 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (6.25%) Storage Engineer
4 3 (6.25%) Storage Architect
5 2 (4.17%) EMC Storage Consultant
5 2 (4.17%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 2 (4.17%) EMC Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) Management Consultant
5 2 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) Senior Architect
6 1 (2.08%) Storage Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) JNI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) Symmetrix DMX
2 3 (6.25%) Clustering
2 3 (6.25%) Celerra
2 3 (6.25%) Wiki
3 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.08%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.08%) CLARiiON
3 1 (2.08%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 20 (41.67%) Windows
2 15 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (27.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (25.00%) Solaris
4 12 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (22.92%) Linux
6 8 (16.67%) HPUX
7 6 (12.50%) AIX
7 6 (12.50%) UNIX
8 3 (6.25%) VMS
8 3 (6.25%) SUSE
8 3 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.08%) zOS
9 1 (2.08%) MVS
9 1 (2.08%) Tru64
9 1 (2.08%) OpenVMS
9 1 (2.08%) Fedora
9 1 (2.08%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.92%) Migration
1 11 (22.92%) Business Continuity
2 3 (6.25%) Resource Management
3 2 (4.17%) Problem Management
4 1 (2.08%) PRINCE
4 1 (2.08%) Six Sigma
4 1 (2.08%) CAD
4 1 (2.08%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.08%) Workflow
4 1 (2.08%) ITIL
4 1 (2.08%) Validation
4 1 (2.08%) Load Balancing
4 1 (2.08%) Operations Management
4 1 (2.08%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (2.08%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (2.08%) Performance Management
4 1 (2.08%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.92%) PowerShell
2 6 (12.50%) Shell Script
3 5 (10.42%) SQL
4 3 (6.25%) Korn
5 1 (2.08%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (10.42%) SC Cleared
1 5 (10.42%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.25%) EMC Certification
3 2 (4.17%) Degree
3 2 (4.17%) MCSE
3 2 (4.17%) CCNP
3 2 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.08%) CCNA
4 1 (2.08%) MCSA
4 1 (2.08%) MCP
System Software
1 6 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.25%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 3 (6.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (4.17%) vSphere
3 2 (4.17%) SRDF
4 1 (2.08%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.08%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.08%) Postfix
4 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (22.92%) SCCM
1 11 (22.92%) SCOM
2 9 (18.75%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (6.25%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (2.08%) EMC TimeFinder
4 1 (2.08%) EMC Navisphere
4 1 (2.08%) Ionix
Vendors
1 13 (27.08%) VMware
1 13 (27.08%) HP
2 7 (14.58%) Cisco
2 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
3 6 (12.50%) NetApp
4 4 (8.33%) SAP
4 4 (8.33%) Veritas
4 4 (8.33%) 3PAR
5 3 (6.25%) Sun
5 3 (6.25%) IBM
5 3 (6.25%) Oracle
5 3 (6.25%) Brocade
6 2 (4.17%) Citrix
6 2 (4.17%) Hitachi
7 1 (2.08%) FalconStor
7 1 (2.08%) CommVault
7 1 (2.08%) Juniper
7 1 (2.08%) Novell
7 1 (2.08%) Dell