The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for knowledge and experience of EMC products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited EMC over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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 EMC.

EMC
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 64 66
Rank change year-on-year +9 +2  
Contract jobs citing EMC 2 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.31% 0.99% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.68% 1.82% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £375 £550 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.81% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -1.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £38.75 £23.00
% change year-on-year - +68.47%  

EMC is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 294 440 342
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 46.01% 54.46% 47.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 482 408
Median daily rate £400 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +10.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £201 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 16 48
Median hourly rate £14.22 £11.80 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.46% -45.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.25 £10.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.81 £13.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £18.07
% change year-on-year -16.66% +16.21%  

EMC
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing EMC as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for EMC in Birmingham

EMC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing EMC in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for EMC in Birmingham

EMC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for EMC in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing EMC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for EMC.

1 8 (80.00%) SAN
2 5 (50.00%) Change Management
2 5 (50.00%) HP
2 5 (50.00%) Dell
2 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) VMware
2 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (40.00%) Network Security
3 4 (40.00%) 3PAR
3 4 (40.00%) Incident Management
3 4 (40.00%) Problem Management
3 4 (40.00%) CLARiiON
3 4 (40.00%) Migration
3 4 (40.00%) ITIL
3 4 (40.00%) Linux
3 4 (40.00%) IBM
3 4 (40.00%) NetApp
4 3 (30.00%) SLA
4 3 (30.00%) Workflow
4 3 (30.00%) Brocade
4 3 (30.00%) Symmetrix DMX
4 3 (30.00%) SRDF
4 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (30.00%) Trend Analysis
4 3 (30.00%) Escalation Management
4 3 (30.00%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (30.00%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (20.00%) HP Storage

EMC
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (10.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) SAN
2 4 (40.00%) Network Security
3 2 (20.00%) NAS
4 1 (10.00%) DHCP
4 1 (10.00%) DMZ
4 1 (10.00%) DNS
4 1 (10.00%) LAN
4 1 (10.00%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (10.00%) SSL
4 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (10.00%) VLAN
4 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Architect
1 4 (40.00%) Technical Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Storage Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Banking Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Data Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Data Centre Architect
3 1 (10.00%) EMC Storage Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) HP Storage Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 1 (10.00%) SAN Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) SAN Storage Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Storage Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Unix Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Voice Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (40.00%) CLARiiON
3 3 (30.00%) Symmetrix DMX
4 2 (20.00%) HP Storage
5 1 (10.00%) Clustering
5 1 (10.00%) EMC VNX
5 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (10.00%) HPUX
4 1 (10.00%) Unix
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Change Management
2 4 (40.00%) Incident Management
2 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) Migration
2 4 (40.00%) Problem Management
3 3 (30.00%) Customer Requirements
3 3 (30.00%) Escalation Management
3 3 (30.00%) Trend Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) Workflow
4 2 (20.00%) Product Management
4 2 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Capacity Management
5 1 (10.00%) High Availability
5 1 (10.00%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
5 1 (10.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (30.00%) SRDF
2 3 (30.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (10.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (10.00%) EMC VPLEX
1 1 (10.00%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
1 1 (10.00%) SCOM
1 1 (10.00%) SCOrch
1 1 (10.00%) vMotion
1 1 (10.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Dell
1 5 (50.00%) HP
1 5 (50.00%) VMware
2 4 (40.00%) 3PAR
2 4 (40.00%) IBM
2 4 (40.00%) NetApp
3 3 (30.00%) Brocade
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle
5 1 (10.00%) Avaya
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco
5 1 (10.00%) Citrix
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (10.00%) NICE Systems
5 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds