The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for knowledge and experience of EqualLogic products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited EqualLogic over the 3 months to 26 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 EqualLogic.

EqualLogic
England / North West
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 140 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing EqualLogic 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.068% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.15% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £360 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £306 £425 £355
% change year-on-year -27.94% +19.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £52.17

EqualLogic 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 1327 1699 1687
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 45.01% 45.29% 45.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 719 997 856
Median daily rate £413 £400 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +8.84%  
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 90 58 109
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.45 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.74% +16.82%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £43.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.07
% change year-on-year -14.63% +13.44%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for EqualLogic 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 EqualLogic in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for EqualLogic 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 EqualLogic in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for EqualLogic 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 EqualLogic within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 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
Manchester - 1 - - 2
Cheshire - 1 £360 -
EqualLogic
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing EqualLogic 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 EqualLogic.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (66.67%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Optimisation
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2016
2 2 (66.67%) Perfmon
2 2 (66.67%) Server Monitoring
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) Clustering
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (66.67%) Local Government
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) SCOM
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 2000 Server
2 2 (66.67%) Database Tuning

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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 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2016
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (66.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) DBA
1 2 (66.67%) SQL DBA
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 2000 Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Database Tuning
1 2 (66.67%) High Availability
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Optimisation
1 2 (66.67%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Failover Clustering
1 2 (66.67%) Perfmon
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
1 2 (66.67%) SCOM
2 1 (33.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Nimble Storage
2 1 (33.33%) Synology
2 1 (33.33%) Veeam