Period
to 19 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 19 November 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 149 136 121
Rank change year-on-year -13 -15 +31
Contract jobs citing EMC 40 48 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.81% 1.11% 1.32%
As % of the Vendors category 2.16% 2.41% 3.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 18 44
Scotland median daily rate £303 £388 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.94% +9.15% -5.65%
10th Percentile £263 £313 £250
90th Percentile £441 £494 £460
UK median daily rate £390 £400 £389
% change year-on-year -2.50% +2.89% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Scotland median hourly rate £26.25 - £41.75
10th Percentile £25.63 - £40.58
90th Percentile £26.88 - £43.53
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year +14.29% +7.69% -13.33%

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 Scotland.

All Vendors
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1851 1991 2346
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 37.42% 45.88% 37.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1029 1095 1139
Scotland median daily rate £388 £350 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -0.71% +0.71%
10th Percentile £206 £225 £213
90th Percentile £538 £488 £500
UK median daily rate £430 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 64 76
Scotland median hourly rate £24.50 £16.50 £14.51
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.48% +13.75% -8.69%
10th Percentile £11.25 £9.56 £8.38
90th Percentile £46.35 £44.63 £41.88
UK median hourly rate £17.38 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.30% -5.71% +6.06%

EMC
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for EMC in Scotland

EMC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for EMC in Scotland

EMC
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing EMC in Scotland over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for EMC in Scotland

EMC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for EMC in Scotland

EMC
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EMC within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
Edinburgh -14 19 £395 -7.06%
Glasgow -13 8 £275 -18.52% 2
Renfrewshire - 7 £288 -
Aberdeen - 3 - -
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
EMC
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Scotland region with a requirement for EMC.

1 24 (60.00%) VMware
2 19 (47.50%) Windows
2 19 (47.50%) SAN
3 17 (42.50%) ITIL
4 16 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 14 (35.00%) Cisco
6 13 (32.50%) Linux
6 13 (32.50%) EMC VNX
6 13 (32.50%) Windows Server
7 12 (30.00%) Finance
8 11 (27.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 10 (25.00%) Red Hat
10 9 (22.50%) MS Exchange
10 9 (22.50%) ITIL V3
10 9 (22.50%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
11 8 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
11 8 (20.00%) Unix
11 8 (20.00%) SCOM
12 7 (17.50%) iSCSI
12 7 (17.50%) NetBackup
12 7 (17.50%) Law
12 7 (17.50%) EMC Navisphere
12 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (17.50%) AIX
12 7 (17.50%) Python
12 7 (17.50%) Citrix
12 7 (17.50%) Skype for Business
12 7 (17.50%) NAS

EMC
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 9 (22.50%) MS Exchange
2 8 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (17.50%) Skype for Business
4 4 (10.00%) IBM Domino
5 1 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.50%) FileNet
5 1 (2.50%) IIS
5 1 (2.50%) MQSeries
5 1 (2.50%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.50%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (7.50%) Mimecast
2 2 (5.00%) OpenShift
3 1 (2.50%) IaaS
3 1 (2.50%) Office 365
3 1 (2.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (47.50%) SAN
2 7 (17.50%) iSCSI
2 7 (17.50%) NAS
3 5 (12.50%) DNS
3 5 (12.50%) Skype
3 5 (12.50%) Unified Communications
4 4 (10.00%) DHCP
5 2 (5.00%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (5.00%) Firewall
5 2 (5.00%) VXLAN
6 1 (2.50%) LAN
6 1 (2.50%) Network Security
6 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.50%) WAN
6 1 (2.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
1 1 (2.50%) MySQL
1 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 12 (30.00%) Finance
2 7 (17.50%) Law
3 1 (2.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (20.00%) Analyst
1 8 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (17.50%) NetBackup Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Consultant
3 5 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Administrator
5 3 (7.50%) Linux Consultant
5 3 (7.50%) Network Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (7.50%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Active Directory Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (5.00%) Linux Specialist
6 2 (5.00%) Operations Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Systems Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Storage Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Storage Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Storage Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Storage Specialist
6 2 (5.00%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (2.50%) LAMP
2 1 (2.50%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (32.50%) EMC VNX
2 5 (12.50%) Blackberry
2 5 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 5 (12.50%) Replication
3 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (7.50%) Clustering
4 3 (7.50%) EMC VNXe
5 2 (5.00%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (5.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 1 (2.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 19 (47.50%) Windows
2 13 (32.50%) Linux
2 13 (32.50%) Windows Server
3 11 (27.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (22.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (20.00%) Unix
6 7 (17.50%) AIX
7 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (5.00%) Solaris
9 1 (2.50%) Tru64
9 1 (2.50%) Ubuntu
9 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
9 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (2.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (42.50%) ITIL
2 9 (22.50%) ITIL V3
3 6 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (15.00%) Service Delivery
4 5 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 5 (12.50%) High Availability
4 5 (12.50%) Identity Management
4 5 (12.50%) Programme Delivery
4 5 (12.50%) Runbook
4 5 (12.50%) Service Management
5 4 (10.00%) Asset Management
5 4 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (10.00%) Performance Analysis
5 4 (10.00%) Security Patching
6 3 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (7.50%) DevOps
7 1 (2.50%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (2.50%) Database Tuning
7 1 (2.50%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (2.50%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.50%) PowerShell
1 7 (17.50%) Python
2 5 (12.50%) Perl
3 3 (7.50%) C
3 3 (7.50%) PHP
3 3 (7.50%) Shell Script
4 2 (5.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.50%) Ruby
5 1 (2.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (15.00%) MCSA
2 6 (15.00%) MCSE
3 4 (10.00%) Degree
3 4 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (10.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (7.50%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (5.00%) CCNP
5 2 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.50%) A+ Certification
6 1 (2.50%) ACSA
6 1 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (2.50%) CCENT
6 1 (2.50%) CCNA
6 1 (2.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (2.50%) MCITP
6 1 (2.50%) MCTS
6 1 (2.50%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (2.50%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (10.00%) vSphere
4 4 (10.00%) XenApp
5 3 (7.50%) RHEV
6 2 (5.00%) Docker
6 2 (5.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 2 (5.00%) Squid
6 2 (5.00%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (5.00%) VMware NSX
6 2 (5.00%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (20.00%) SCOM
2 7 (17.50%) EMC Navisphere
2 7 (17.50%) NetBackup
3 5 (12.50%) Control-M
3 5 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (12.50%) Puppet
3 5 (12.50%) Rundeck
3 5 (12.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (10.00%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (7.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (5.00%) Ansible
6 2 (5.00%) SELinux
6 2 (5.00%) vCenter Server
7 1 (2.50%) Backup Exec
7 1 (2.50%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (2.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (60.00%) VMware
2 14 (35.00%) Cisco
3 10 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 7 (17.50%) Citrix
5 5 (12.50%) CommVault
5 5 (12.50%) NetApp
5 5 (12.50%) Symantec
6 4 (10.00%) arcserve
6 4 (10.00%) HP
6 4 (10.00%) Lotus
6 4 (10.00%) ServiceNow
7 3 (7.50%) IBM
7 3 (7.50%) Oracle
8 2 (5.00%) ArcSight
8 2 (5.00%) Dell
8 2 (5.00%) Sophos
8 2 (5.00%) Tripwire
8 2 (5.00%) Veritas
9 1 (2.50%) Meru Networks