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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
EMC
UK / Scotland
Rank 72 114 91
Rank change year-on-year +42 -23  
Contract jobs citing EMC 35 16 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.01% 0.62% 1.43%
As % of the Vendors category 4.63% 1.52% 3.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 5 20
Median daily rate £400 £405 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.23% +2.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £268 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £408 £467
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £415 £413
% change year-on-year -3.61% +0.60%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £48.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year -32.98% +25.16%  

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 756 1055 1055
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 43.52% 40.75% 36.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 415 582 565
Median daily rate £375 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £243 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £486 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 16 36
Median hourly rate £30.00 £43.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.23% +168.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.64 £13.80 £12.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £50.00 £43.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

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

EMC
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing EMC in Scotland over the 3 months to 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 26 March 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 18 £400 - 3
Renfrewshire +17 9 £298 -26.54%
Edinburgh +19 5 £450 - 1
EMC
UK

EMC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 28 (68.29%) VMware
2 24 (58.54%) Linux
3 22 (53.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (41.46%) SAN
4 17 (41.46%) Red Hat
5 16 (39.02%) Cisco
5 16 (39.02%) Unix
5 16 (39.02%) EMC NetWorker
6 15 (36.59%) AIX
7 12 (29.27%) Security Cleared
8 11 (26.83%) NetBackup
9 10 (24.39%) Finance
9 10 (24.39%) NAS
10 9 (21.95%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (21.95%) iSCSI
11 8 (19.51%) Ansible
11 8 (19.51%) SC Cleared
11 8 (19.51%) Software Testing
11 8 (19.51%) Law
11 8 (19.51%) EMC Navisphere
11 8 (19.51%) Oracle
12 7 (17.07%) Shell Script
12 7 (17.07%) EMC VNX
13 6 (14.63%) Firewall
13 6 (14.63%) Perl
13 6 (14.63%) IBM
13 6 (14.63%) TCP/IP
13 6 (14.63%) Network Security
13 6 (14.63%) yum
14 5 (12.20%) vSphere

EMC
Top Related 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 2 (4.88%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.44%) MQSeries
2 1 (2.44%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.44%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (4.88%) PaaS
2 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (41.46%) SAN
2 10 (24.39%) NAS
3 9 (21.95%) iSCSI
4 6 (14.63%) Firewall
4 6 (14.63%) Network Security
4 6 (14.63%) TCP/IP
5 3 (7.32%) LAN
5 3 (7.32%) WAN
6 1 (2.44%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (2.44%) VLAN
6 1 (2.44%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 10 (24.39%) Finance
2 8 (19.51%) Law
3 3 (7.32%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (21.95%) NetBackup Engineer
2 6 (14.63%) Administrator
3 4 (9.76%) AIX Engineer
3 4 (9.76%) Linux Specialist
3 4 (9.76%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (9.76%) Unix Administrator
4 3 (7.32%) Backup Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Designer
4 3 (7.32%) EMC Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Unix Specialist
4 3 (7.32%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 3 (7.32%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (4.88%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Unix Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) J2EE
1 2 (4.88%) Java EE
1 2 (4.88%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) EMC VNX
2 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.76%) Enterprise Storage
2 4 (9.76%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 2 (4.88%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.44%) Celerra
4 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.44%) EMC VMAX
4 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.44%) HP Storage
4 1 (2.44%) HP StoreVirtual
4 1 (2.44%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.44%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 24 (58.54%) Linux
2 22 (53.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 16 (39.02%) Unix
4 15 (36.59%) AIX
5 5 (12.20%) Windows
6 4 (9.76%) Tru64
7 3 (7.32%) Windows Server
7 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (4.88%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (4.88%) Solaris
9 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.51%) Software Testing
2 5 (12.20%) Asset Management
3 4 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (9.76%) Mathematics
3 4 (9.76%) Time Management
4 3 (7.32%) Change Control
4 3 (7.32%) ITIL
4 3 (7.32%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (4.88%) DevOps
5 2 (4.88%) High Availability
5 2 (4.88%) Scrum
6 1 (2.44%) Change Management
6 1 (2.44%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.44%) Kanban
6 1 (2.44%) Migration
6 1 (2.44%) QMS
6 1 (2.44%) Quality Management
6 1 (2.44%) Re-Platforming
6 1 (2.44%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.07%) Shell Script
2 6 (14.63%) Perl
3 4 (9.76%) Python
3 4 (9.76%) Ruby
3 4 (9.76%) SQL
4 3 (7.32%) Bash Shell
5 2 (4.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (29.27%) Security Cleared
2 8 (19.51%) SC Cleared
3 4 (9.76%) DV Cleared
3 4 (9.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (4.88%) EMC Certification
4 2 (4.88%) VCAP
4 2 (4.88%) VCP6
5 1 (2.44%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 9 (21.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (12.20%) Virtual Servers
2 5 (12.20%) vSphere
3 3 (7.32%) Squid
3 3 (7.32%) SRDF
3 3 (7.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (4.88%) Docker
4 2 (4.88%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
5 1 (2.44%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (2.44%) PowerHA
5 1 (2.44%) vCloud
5 1 (2.44%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (2.44%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.44%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (39.02%) EMC NetWorker
2 11 (26.83%) NetBackup
3 8 (19.51%) Ansible
3 8 (19.51%) EMC Navisphere
4 6 (14.63%) yum
5 3 (7.32%) SCOM
5 3 (7.32%) SELinux
6 2 (4.88%) Simpana
6 2 (4.88%) vRealize
7 1 (2.44%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (2.44%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 28 (68.29%) VMware
2 17 (41.46%) Red Hat
3 16 (39.02%) Cisco
4 8 (19.51%) Oracle
5 6 (14.63%) IBM
6 4 (9.76%) HP
6 4 (9.76%) Veritas
7 3 (7.32%) ArcSight
7 3 (7.32%) Dell
7 3 (7.32%) Tripwire
8 2 (4.88%) Brocade
8 2 (4.88%) Citrix
8 2 (4.88%) NetApp
9 1 (2.44%) 3PAR
9 1 (2.44%) CommVault
9 1 (2.44%) Isilon
9 1 (2.44%) Lotus
9 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
9 1 (2.44%) Symantec