Period
to 18 October 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 6 months to 18 October 2018 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
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 80 81
Rank change year-on-year -10 +1 +24
Contract jobs citing EMC 5 11 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.38% 0.86% 1.44%
As % of the Vendors category 0.89% 1.97% 3.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 9
Cheshire median daily rate £328 £280 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.96% -37.78% +12.50%
10th Percentile £280 £252 £384
90th Percentile £388 £408 £495
North West median daily rate £400 £280 £400
% change year-on-year +42.86% -30.00% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £35.00 - £20.73

EMC is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Cheshire.

All Vendors
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 564 557 715
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 43.02% 43.65% 44.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 355 380 481
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £408 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.84% -1.21% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £234 £273
90th Percentile £538 £625 £550
North West median daily rate £400 £420 £400
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 48 19
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £14.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.62% -12.52% -11.76%
10th Percentile £13.45 £11.18 £11.10
90th Percentile £42.50 £35.00 £21.00
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £15.85 £19.18
% change year-on-year +10.44% -17.37% +10.58%

EMC
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for EMC in Cheshire

EMC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for EMC in Cheshire

EMC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for EMC in Cheshire

EMC
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EMC within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 18 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester -4 2 £280 -
Crewe -16 1 £375 +41.51%
Warrington - 1 - - 1
EMC
North West

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing EMC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for EMC.

1 5 (100.00%) SAN
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) EMC VNX
2 4 (80.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 3 (60.00%) SCCM
4 2 (40.00%) NAS
4 2 (40.00%) XenApp
4 2 (40.00%) vSphere
4 2 (40.00%) High Availability
4 2 (40.00%) Converged Infrastructure
4 2 (40.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 2 (40.00%) EMC VMAX
4 2 (40.00%) NetBackup
4 2 (40.00%) Local Government
4 2 (40.00%) Site Server
4 2 (40.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (40.00%) Dell
4 2 (40.00%) Citrix
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL
4 2 (40.00%) LAN
4 2 (40.00%) WAN
4 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco
5 1 (20.00%) IBM
5 1 (20.00%) Sun
5 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 1 (20.00%) DNS
5 1 (20.00%) Unix
5 1 (20.00%) Windows

EMC
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 (40.00%) Site Server
2 1 (20.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) SAN
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) NAS
2 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) DMZ
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) VLAN
General
1 2 (40.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) EMC VNX
2 2 (40.00%) EMC VMAX
2 2 (40.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) AIX
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Solaris
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Embedded Compact
1 1 (20.00%) Windows NT
1 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Converged Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) High Availability
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) vSphere
2 2 (40.00%) XenApp
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) SCCM
2 2 (40.00%) NetBackup
2 2 (40.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) Dell
3 1 (20.00%) Hitachi
3 1 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (20.00%) Palo Alto
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (20.00%) Sun