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 3 months to 23 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
UK / Scotland
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 109 110
Rank change year-on-year +17 +1  
Contract jobs citing EMC 24 46 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.11% 1.57% 0.95%
As % of the Vendors category 2.90% 3.28% 2.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 8 19
Median daily rate £400 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £379 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £508 £413
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 £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 Scotland.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 827 1404 1097
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 38.15% 47.80% 35.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 418 701 534
Median daily rate £395 £350 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.85% +0.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £260 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £361
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 60 36
Median hourly rate £31.85 £38.25 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.73% +139.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £18.39 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.00 £40.00
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 Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing EMC in Scotland over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for EMC in Scotland

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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

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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 3 months to 23 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
Glasgow +17 13 £413 - 2
Edinburgh +4 9 £413 -4.34%
Renfrewshire +50 1 £285 -21.91%
Aberdeen - 1 - -
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UK

For the 6 months to 23 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 Scotland region with a requirement for EMC.

1 41 (70.69%) VMware
2 32 (55.17%) Linux
3 30 (51.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 26 (44.83%) AIX
4 26 (44.83%) Red Hat
5 25 (43.10%) EMC NetWorker
6 21 (36.21%) Unix
7 19 (32.76%) Finance
8 18 (31.03%) SAN
8 18 (31.03%) Cisco
9 15 (25.86%) Shell Script
10 13 (22.41%) VMware Infrastructure
11 12 (20.69%) NetBackup
11 12 (20.69%) IBM
12 11 (18.97%) Security Cleared
12 11 (18.97%) NAS
13 10 (17.24%) iSCSI
13 10 (17.24%) Windows
13 10 (17.24%) Python
13 10 (17.24%) Law
13 10 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
14 9 (15.52%) EMC VNX
14 9 (15.52%) EMC Navisphere
14 9 (15.52%) Oracle
14 9 (15.52%) Time Management
15 8 (13.79%) Ruby
15 8 (13.79%) Software Testing
15 8 (13.79%) Perl
15 8 (13.79%) Tru64
15 8 (13.79%) Ansible

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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 3 (5.17%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (3.45%) MQSeries
2 2 (3.45%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.45%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.72%) FileNet
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (3.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (31.03%) SAN
2 11 (18.97%) NAS
3 10 (17.24%) iSCSI
4 6 (10.34%) Firewall
4 6 (10.34%) Network Security
4 6 (10.34%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.72%) DHCP
5 1 (1.72%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (3.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 19 (32.76%) Finance
2 10 (17.24%) Law
3 3 (5.17%) Banking
4 2 (3.45%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 10 (17.24%) NetBackup Engineer
2 8 (13.79%) Linux Specialist
3 7 (12.07%) Unix Specialist
4 5 (8.62%) Administrator
4 5 (8.62%) Analyst
4 5 (8.62%) Storage Analyst
5 4 (6.90%) AIX Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) Backup Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) Designer
5 4 (6.90%) Systems Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) EMC Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (5.17%) Unix Administrator
7 2 (3.45%) Consultant
7 2 (3.45%) Service Analyst
7 2 (3.45%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) Technical Specialist
7 2 (3.45%) Unix Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.17%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (3.45%) J2EE
2 2 (3.45%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (15.52%) EMC VNX
3 4 (6.90%) Clustering
4 2 (3.45%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.45%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (3.45%) Replication
4 2 (3.45%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 1 (1.72%) EMC VNXe
5 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 32 (55.17%) Linux
2 30 (51.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 26 (44.83%) AIX
4 21 (36.21%) Unix
5 10 (17.24%) Windows
6 8 (13.79%) Tru64
7 7 (12.07%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (12.07%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (5.17%) Solaris
8 3 (5.17%) Windows Server
9 2 (3.45%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (1.72%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.72%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (15.52%) Time Management
2 8 (13.79%) Software Testing
3 7 (12.07%) Performance Analysis
4 6 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (10.34%) ITIL
5 5 (8.62%) Asset Management
6 4 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (6.90%) High Availability
6 4 (6.90%) Mathematics
7 2 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (3.45%) Change Control
7 2 (3.45%) Configuration Management
7 2 (3.45%) Identity Management
7 2 (3.45%) ITIL V3
7 2 (3.45%) Migration
7 2 (3.45%) Programme Delivery
7 2 (3.45%) Scrum
7 2 (3.45%) Security Patching
7 2 (3.45%) Service Management
7 2 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (25.86%) Shell Script
2 10 (17.24%) Python
3 8 (13.79%) Perl
3 8 (13.79%) Ruby
4 7 (12.07%) Bash Shell
5 4 (6.90%) SQL
6 2 (3.45%) C
6 2 (3.45%) Java
6 2 (3.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (18.97%) Security Cleared
2 7 (12.07%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.90%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.45%) Degree
4 2 (3.45%) EMC Certification
4 2 (3.45%) VCAP
4 2 (3.45%) VCP6
4 2 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.72%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 13 (22.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (12.07%) Squid
2 7 (12.07%) Virtual Servers
3 6 (10.34%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (8.62%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 5 (8.62%) vSphere
5 4 (6.90%) Active Directory
6 2 (3.45%) Docker
6 2 (3.45%) RHEV
6 2 (3.45%) SRDF
6 2 (3.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (3.45%) XenApp
6 2 (3.45%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.72%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.72%) PowerHA
7 1 (1.72%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 25 (43.10%) EMC NetWorker
2 12 (20.69%) NetBackup
3 9 (15.52%) EMC Navisphere
4 8 (13.79%) Ansible
4 8 (13.79%) vCenter Server
5 7 (12.07%) SCOM
5 7 (12.07%) SELinux
6 6 (10.34%) yum
7 2 (3.45%) Control-M
7 2 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (3.45%) Puppet
7 2 (3.45%) Rundeck
7 2 (3.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (3.45%) vRealize
8 1 (1.72%) EMC VPLEX
8 1 (1.72%) Oracle ZFS
8 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (1.72%) Simpana
8 1 (1.72%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 41 (70.69%) VMware
2 26 (44.83%) Red Hat
3 18 (31.03%) Cisco
4 12 (20.69%) IBM
5 9 (15.52%) Oracle
6 7 (12.07%) ArcSight
6 7 (12.07%) Tripwire
7 6 (10.34%) arcserve
8 5 (8.62%) Microsoft
9 4 (6.90%) Citrix
9 4 (6.90%) Dell
10 3 (5.17%) HP
10 3 (5.17%) Veritas
11 2 (3.45%) CommVault
11 2 (3.45%) Lotus
11 2 (3.45%) NetApp
11 2 (3.45%) Symantec
12 1 (1.72%) Brocade