The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 22 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
England / North West
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 107 121
Rank change year-on-year -2 +14  
Contract jobs citing EMC 28 54 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.96% 1.41% 0.81%
As % of the Vendors category 2.12% 3.10% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 27 14
Median daily rate £450 £400 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -14.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £212 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £508 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -1.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year +6.66% +19.04%  

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 the North West.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1318 1744 1686
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 44.97% 45.38% 45.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 716 1028 833
Median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £275 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 57 113
Median hourly rate £16.00 £19.20 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.64% +9.68%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

EMC
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing EMC as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for EMC in the North West

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for EMC in the North West

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing EMC in the North West over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for EMC in the North West

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for EMC in the North West

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Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EMC within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lancashire +19 19 £450 -10.00%
Manchester -2 4 £408 +25.38% 3
Cumbria +2 3 £225 -10.00%
Cheshire +2 2 £500 +11.11%
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England

For the 6 months to 22 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 North West region with a requirement for EMC.

1 31 (70.45%) Migration
2 29 (65.91%) Cisco
3 27 (61.36%) SAN
3 27 (61.36%) Data Centre
4 24 (54.55%) HP
4 24 (54.55%) Data Migration
4 24 (54.55%) 3PAR
5 21 (47.73%) Brocade
6 20 (45.45%) Fibre Channel
7 13 (29.55%) Security Cleared
8 12 (27.27%) SC Cleared
9 9 (20.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 9 (20.45%) VMware
10 7 (15.91%) Clustering
10 7 (15.91%) Solaris
11 6 (13.64%) Windows
11 6 (13.64%) Active Directory
11 6 (13.64%) Veritas
11 6 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (13.64%) Veritas File System
12 5 (11.36%) PowerShell
12 5 (11.36%) SCCM
12 5 (11.36%) SCOM
12 5 (11.36%) MS Exchange
12 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
12 5 (11.36%) Exchange Server 2013
12 5 (11.36%) SCOrch
13 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (9.09%) Windows 10

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 5 (11.36%) Exchange Server 2013
1 5 (11.36%) MS Exchange
2 4 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.27%) IIS
Business Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (2.27%) IaaS
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.27%) Office 365
1 1 (2.27%) PaaS
1 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (61.36%) SAN
2 20 (45.45%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (6.82%) iSCSI
3 3 (6.82%) NAS
4 2 (4.55%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (4.55%) NX-OS
5 1 (2.27%) DHCP
5 1 (2.27%) DMZ
5 1 (2.27%) DNS
5 1 (2.27%) Firewall
5 1 (2.27%) LAN
5 1 (2.27%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.27%) VLAN
5 1 (2.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 3 (6.82%) Banking
1 3 (6.82%) Electronics
1 3 (6.82%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Marketing
2 2 (4.55%) Retail
2 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.27%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Local Government
3 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (25.00%) Architect
2 8 (18.18%) Storage Architect
3 7 (15.91%) Storage Specialist
4 5 (11.36%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (9.09%) Administrator
5 4 (9.09%) Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 3 (6.82%) Solaris Administrator
6 3 (6.82%) Solaris Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.82%) Storage Manager
6 3 (6.82%) Unix Administrator
6 3 (6.82%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Cisco Support
7 2 (4.55%) Cisco Support Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) EMC Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) VMware Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) VMware Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 27 (61.36%) Data Centre
2 7 (15.91%) Clustering
3 3 (6.82%) EMC VNX
4 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.27%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.91%) Solaris
2 6 (13.64%) Windows
3 4 (9.09%) Unix
3 4 (9.09%) Windows 10
3 4 (9.09%) Windows Server
3 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.27%) AIX
4 1 (2.27%) HPUX
4 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (70.45%) Migration
2 24 (54.55%) Data Migration
3 4 (9.09%) CRM
4 3 (6.82%) Time Management
5 2 (4.55%) ITIL
5 2 (4.55%) Programme Management
5 2 (4.55%) Schematic Capture
6 1 (2.27%) Business Continuity
6 1 (2.27%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.27%) CAD
6 1 (2.27%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.27%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.27%) High Availability
6 1 (2.27%) Identity Management
6 1 (2.27%) Network Packet Analysis
6 1 (2.27%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (2.27%) Performance Management
6 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.27%) Re-Platforming
6 1 (2.27%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.36%) PowerShell
2 4 (9.09%) SQL
3 2 (4.55%) C
3 2 (4.55%) Embedded C
4 1 (2.27%) C++
4 1 (2.27%) Embedded C++
4 1 (2.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (29.55%) Security Cleared
2 12 (27.27%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 6 (13.64%) Active Directory
1 6 (13.64%) Veritas File System
1 6 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.82%) vSphere
3 2 (4.55%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 2 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (2.27%) Firmware
4 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.27%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (20.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 5 (11.36%) SCCM
2 5 (11.36%) SCOM
2 5 (11.36%) SCOrch
3 4 (9.09%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (6.82%) vCenter Server
5 2 (4.55%) Tivoli
6 1 (2.27%) BladeLogic
6 1 (2.27%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (2.27%) NetBackup
6 1 (2.27%) vRealize
Vendors
1 29 (65.91%) Cisco
2 24 (54.55%) 3PAR
2 24 (54.55%) HP
3 21 (47.73%) Brocade
4 9 (20.45%) VMware
5 6 (13.64%) Veritas
6 3 (6.82%) IBM
6 3 (6.82%) NetApp
7 2 (4.55%) Citrix
7 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
7 2 (4.55%) Oracle
8 1 (2.27%) BMC
8 1 (2.27%) Dell
8 1 (2.27%) SAP
8 1 (2.27%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.27%) Symantec