The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
EMC
England / South West
Rank 126 129 134
Rank change year-on-year +3 +5  
Contract jobs citing EMC 7 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.27% 0.21% 0.32%
As % of the Vendors category 0.68% 0.52% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 5
Median daily rate £250 £366 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.74% -31.86%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £358 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £393 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £408 £413
% change year-on-year -1.84% -1.21%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £49.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year -34.34% +27.74%  

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 South West.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1030 1146 1205
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 40.25% 39.96% 38.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 653 738 715
Median daily rate £365 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.68% -3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 73 69
Median hourly rate £38.75 £20.00 £20.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +93.75% -0.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.25 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.25 £46.34 £44.46
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.50 £17.22
% change year-on-year -16.64% +13.21%  

EMC
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South 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 South West

EMC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for EMC in the South West

EMC
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing EMC in the South West over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for EMC in the South West

EMC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for EMC in the South West

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Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 23 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
Dorset - 3 £328 -
Gloucestershire -2 2 - - 1
Bristol - 1 £250 - 2
EMC
England

EMC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

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

1 9 (52.94%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
2 8 (47.06%) SAN
2 8 (47.06%) VMware
2 8 (47.06%) Windows Server
3 7 (41.18%) Veritas
3 7 (41.18%) DNS
3 7 (41.18%) Cisco
3 7 (41.18%) Linux
3 7 (41.18%) NetBackup
4 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (35.29%) Apache
4 6 (35.29%) HP
4 6 (35.29%) Clustering
5 5 (29.41%) Dell
5 5 (29.41%) ITIL
5 5 (29.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (29.41%) Brocade
5 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
6 4 (23.53%) vRealize
6 4 (23.53%) EMC VNX
6 4 (23.53%) Load Balancing
6 4 (23.53%) Games
6 4 (23.53%) AWK
6 4 (23.53%) Zenoss
6 4 (23.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
6 4 (23.53%) Puppet
6 4 (23.53%) vSphere

EMC
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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 6 (35.29%) Apache
2 4 (23.53%) Tomcat
3 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (11.76%) Live Communications Server
3 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
3 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
3 2 (11.76%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon S3
2 1 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) SAN
2 7 (41.18%) DNS
3 4 (23.53%) SMTP
3 4 (23.53%) SSL
4 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
5 2 (11.76%) DHCP
5 2 (11.76%) Firewall
6 1 (5.88%) BIG-IP
6 1 (5.88%) Bluetooth
6 1 (5.88%) IPv6
6 1 (5.88%) LAN
6 1 (5.88%) NAS
6 1 (5.88%) RS-232
6 1 (5.88%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) MS Access
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (23.53%) Games
2 3 (17.65%) Electronics
3 1 (5.88%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Embedded Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Software Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Hardware Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) C Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Design Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Designer
4 1 (5.88%) Electronics Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Embedded C Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Hardware Design Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Installations Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Junior Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) QA Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Clustering
2 4 (23.53%) EMC VNX
3 2 (11.76%) Fat Client
3 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
3 2 (11.76%) Thin Client
4 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.88%) Device Driver
4 1 (5.88%) Smartcard
4 1 (5.88%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Windows Server
3 7 (41.18%) Linux
4 5 (29.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (17.65%) Unix
6 2 (11.76%) Solaris
6 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
7 1 (5.88%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) ITIL
2 4 (23.53%) DevOps
2 4 (23.53%) Load Balancing
3 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
4 2 (11.76%) Change Control
4 2 (11.76%) Demand Management
4 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.88%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (5.88%) Functional Testing
5 1 (5.88%) High Availability
5 1 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (5.88%) Migration
5 1 (5.88%) OO
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Management
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) AWK
2 3 (17.65%) C
2 3 (17.65%) C++
3 2 (11.76%) Embedded C
3 2 (11.76%) SQL
4 1 (5.88%) Embedded C++
4 1 (5.88%) Perl
4 1 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 4 (23.53%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
3 2 (11.76%) Degree
3 2 (11.76%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.88%) CCNA
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.88%) EMCIE
4 1 (5.88%) ISEB
4 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
4 1 (5.88%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
2 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (23.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 4 (23.53%) VMware ESX
3 4 (23.53%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (41.18%) NetBackup
2 4 (23.53%) Puppet
2 4 (23.53%) vRealize
2 4 (23.53%) Zenoss
3 3 (17.65%) Netcool
3 3 (17.65%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (11.76%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (11.76%) Unicenter
5 1 (5.88%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) VMware
2 7 (41.18%) Cisco
2 7 (41.18%) Veritas
3 6 (35.29%) HP
4 5 (29.41%) Brocade
4 5 (29.41%) Dell
5 4 (23.53%) Red Hat
5 4 (23.53%) Symantec
6 3 (17.65%) Citrix
6 3 (17.65%) Oracle
7 2 (11.76%) Meridio
7 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
7 2 (11.76%) Renesas
8 1 (5.88%) Blue Coat
8 1 (5.88%) BMC
8 1 (5.88%) F5
8 1 (5.88%) IBM
8 1 (5.88%) Juniper
8 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds
8 1 (5.88%) Veeam