Period
to 25 February 2021

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 25 February 2021 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
6 months to
25 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 448 462 522
Rank change year-on-year +14 +60 +18
Contract jobs citing EMC 179 289 406
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.38% 0.42% 0.41%
As % of the Vendors category 0.90% 1.00% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 162 271
Median daily rate £450 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +7.78%
10th Percentile £325 £263 £289
90th Percentile £525 £537 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £405 £450
% change year-on-year +8.02% -10.00% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 22 19
Median hourly rate £39.00 £42.50 £42.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.24% +0.59% +10.46%
10th Percentile £23.00 £23.15 £21.33
90th Percentile £60.00 £56.50 £48.01
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £43.25 £42.38
% change year-on-year -4.62% +2.05% +21.09%

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.

All Vendors
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 19,820 28,930 41,188
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.80% 42.36% 41.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,526 18,289 25,853
Median daily rate £465 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - +2.74%
10th Percentile £250 £214 £256
90th Percentile £649 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 668 1,149 1,466
Median hourly rate £23.00 £18.70 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.99% +6.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £11.23 £11.85 £10.75
90th Percentile £61.25 £50.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +8.57% +6.06% +4.04%

EMC
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing EMC as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for EMC in the UK

EMC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing EMC.

Daily rate trend for EMC in the UK

EMC
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing EMC over the 6 months to 25 February 2021.

Daily rate histogram for EMC in the UK

EMC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing EMC.

Hourly rate trend for EMC in the UK

EMC
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing EMC over the 6 months to 25 February 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for EMC in the UK

EMC
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EMC within the UK over the 6 months to 25 February 2021. 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
England +64 135 £450 +9.09% 82
UK excluding London +48 100 £438 +8.02% 75
Work from Home -166 62 £450 +11.11% 9
South East +125 55 £450 - 13
London +41 42 £450 +50.00% 20
Scotland +18 17 £365 -18.89% 6
North of England +17 10 £413 -2.94% 17
East of England +45 8 £322 +7.17% 10
North West +7 8 £400 -5.88% 12
South West +73 5 £450 -5.26% 10
Midlands +43 3 £500 +15.61% 12
Yorkshire +41 2 £469 -6.25% 4
West Midlands +26 2 £500 +14.61% 7
Wales -3 2 £488 +21.88% 5
East Midlands +29 1 £170 -44.26% 5

For the 6 months to 25 February 2021, IT contractor jobs citing EMC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for EMC.

1 120 (67.04%) VMware
2 103 (57.54%) Windows
3 93 (51.96%) Linux
4 81 (45.25%) Dell
5 80 (44.69%) VMware Infrastructure
6 74 (41.34%) Security Cleared
7 72 (40.22%) Active Directory
8 64 (35.75%) SC Cleared
8 64 (35.75%) Windows Server
9 58 (32.40%) Azure
10 54 (30.17%) Microsoft
11 52 (29.05%) Cisco
12 48 (26.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 43 (24.02%) Microsoft 365
13 43 (24.02%) Windows Server 2012
13 43 (24.02%) SAN
14 42 (23.46%) DNS
14 42 (23.46%) Windows 10
14 42 (23.46%) vSphere
15 41 (22.91%) Ansible
15 41 (22.91%) SharePoint
15 41 (22.91%) Firewall
16 39 (21.79%) Python
16 39 (21.79%) PowerShell
17 37 (20.67%) SCCM
17 37 (20.67%) NetApp
18 35 (19.55%) EMC VNX
18 35 (19.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 33 (18.44%) SQL Server
20 32 (17.88%) Analytical Skills

EMC
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 41 (22.91%) SharePoint
2 28 (15.64%) MS Exchange
3 22 (12.29%) IIS
4 6 (3.35%) Confluence
5 5 (2.79%) WebSphere
6 4 (2.23%) Tomcat
6 4 (2.23%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (1.68%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (1.68%) Skype for Business
8 2 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.12%) Mule
9 1 (0.56%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.56%) Live Communications Server
9 1 (0.56%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (2.23%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (2.23%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.12%) GNU Octave
3 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.56%) Simulink
3 1 (0.56%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 58 (32.40%) Azure
2 43 (24.02%) Microsoft 365
3 21 (11.73%) GitHub
4 19 (10.61%) AWS
5 16 (8.94%) Azure Active Directory
6 12 (6.70%) GCP
6 12 (6.70%) PaaS
7 10 (5.59%) IaaS
8 8 (4.47%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (3.35%) SaaS
10 5 (2.79%) OneDrive
10 5 (2.79%) Power Automate
11 2 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (1.12%) Amazon ELB
11 2 (1.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.56%) Cohesity
12 1 (0.56%) IBM Cloud
12 1 (0.56%) IBM SmartCloud
12 1 (0.56%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 43 (24.02%) SAN
2 42 (23.46%) DNS
3 41 (22.91%) Firewall
4 31 (17.32%) WAN
5 25 (13.97%) VLAN
6 23 (12.85%) Fibre Channel
7 22 (12.29%) VSAN
8 21 (11.73%) WAAS
9 19 (10.61%) LAN
10 17 (9.50%) NAS
11 13 (7.26%) iSCSI
12 12 (6.70%) Ethernet
12 12 (6.70%) Reverse Proxy
12 12 (6.70%) SNMP
12 12 (6.70%) TCP/IP
12 12 (6.70%) VPN
13 7 (3.91%) DHCP
13 7 (3.91%) Internet
13 7 (3.91%) SSL
13 7 (3.91%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (18.44%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.26%) Hadoop
3 12 (6.70%) HBase
4 7 (3.91%) MongoDB
5 6 (3.35%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.23%) Azure SQL Database
6 4 (2.23%) Cosmos DB
7 3 (1.68%) Big Data
7 3 (1.68%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.12%) MS Access
9 1 (0.56%) DataStage
9 1 (0.56%) Ingres
9 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.56%) Qlik Sense
9 1 (0.56%) QlikView
9 1 (0.56%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 20 (11.17%) JIRA
2 16 (8.94%) Jenkins
3 13 (7.26%) Git (software)
4 12 (6.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 12 (6.70%) GitLab
5 5 (2.79%) Rational DOORS
5 5 (2.79%) Subversion
5 5 (2.79%) TeamCity
6 4 (2.23%) Serena SBM
6 4 (2.23%) Sonatype Nexus
6 4 (2.23%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (1.12%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.56%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.56%) Oracle Forms
General
1 18 (10.06%) Public Sector
2 13 (7.26%) Banking
3 12 (6.70%) Finance
4 7 (3.91%) Electronics
5 6 (3.35%) Military
5 6 (3.35%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.79%) Aerospace
6 5 (2.79%) Automotive
7 4 (2.23%) International Banking
8 3 (1.68%) Law
9 1 (0.56%) Advertising
9 1 (0.56%) Legal
9 1 (0.56%) Local Government
9 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 35 (19.55%) Architect
2 30 (16.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 17 (9.50%) Administrator
4 15 (8.38%) Consultant
4 15 (8.38%) Technical Architect
5 10 (5.59%) Design Engineer
5 10 (5.59%) Electronics Engineer
5 10 (5.59%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 10 (5.59%) Storage Administrator
5 10 (5.59%) Windows Engineer
6 9 (5.03%) VMware Engineer
7 8 (4.47%) Infrastructure Architect
7 8 (4.47%) Solutions Architect
8 7 (3.91%) Electronics Design Engineer
8 7 (3.91%) Linux Engineer
8 7 (3.91%) Platform Engineer
9 6 (3.35%) Azure Engineer
9 6 (3.35%) DevOps Engineer
9 6 (3.35%) Support Engineer
9 6 (3.35%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (13.97%) Middleware
2 12 (6.70%) Elastic Stack
2 12 (6.70%) gRPC
2 12 (6.70%) REST
2 12 (6.70%) RESTful
2 12 (6.70%) Swagger
3 5 (2.79%) LDAP
4 3 (1.68%) LAMP
5 1 (0.56%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.56%) CGI
5 1 (0.56%) Gherkin
5 1 (0.56%) HTML
5 1 (0.56%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 35 (19.55%) EMC VNX
2 32 (17.88%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (14.53%) Clustering
4 18 (10.06%) Data Centre
5 13 (7.26%) EMC VMAX
6 11 (6.15%) Replication
7 9 (5.03%) VxBlock/Vblock
8 7 (3.91%) Management Information System
9 6 (3.35%) CMDB
9 6 (3.35%) HP Storage
9 6 (3.35%) HP StoreVirtual
10 5 (2.79%) Enterprise Storage
10 5 (2.79%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 5 (2.79%) Internet of Things
11 4 (2.23%) Cloud Native
11 4 (2.23%) Private Cloud
11 4 (2.23%) VHDL
11 4 (2.23%) Video Conferencing
12 3 (1.68%) Fat Client
12 3 (1.68%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 103 (57.54%) Windows
2 93 (51.96%) Linux
3 64 (35.75%) Windows Server
4 48 (26.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 43 (24.02%) Windows Server 2012
6 42 (23.46%) Windows 10
7 27 (15.08%) Windows Server 2016
8 24 (13.41%) Unix
9 21 (11.73%) CentOS
9 21 (11.73%) Windows XP
10 12 (6.70%) Solaris
11 11 (6.15%) Ubuntu
12 10 (5.59%) Windows Server 2019
13 8 (4.47%) Windows Server 2008
14 5 (2.79%) Data ONTAP
15 4 (2.23%) AIX
16 2 (1.12%) SUSE
17 1 (0.56%) Android
17 1 (0.56%) Windows 7
17 1 (0.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (19.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 29 (16.20%) DevOps
3 25 (13.97%) ITIL
4 22 (12.29%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (11.73%) Disaster Recovery
5 21 (11.73%) Problem-Solving
6 20 (11.17%) Infrastructure as Code
7 18 (10.06%) Converged Infrastructure
8 16 (8.94%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (8.94%) Project Delivery
9 15 (8.38%) Configuration Management
10 12 (6.70%) Continuous Deployment
10 12 (6.70%) Microservices
10 12 (6.70%) Mobile Device Management
10 12 (6.70%) Project Management
10 12 (6.70%) Storage Management
11 11 (6.15%) Migration
11 11 (6.15%) Test Strategy
12 10 (5.59%) Change Management
12 10 (5.59%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 39 (21.79%) PowerShell
1 39 (21.79%) Python
2 26 (14.53%) Bash Shell
3 19 (10.61%) Perl
4 14 (7.82%) C#
4 14 (7.82%) Go
5 13 (7.26%) SQL
6 12 (6.70%) C
7 9 (5.03%) Java
8 3 (1.68%) AWK
8 3 (1.68%) Bourne shell
8 3 (1.68%) Korn
8 3 (1.68%) MATLAB
8 3 (1.68%) Ruby
8 3 (1.68%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.12%) Embedded C
9 2 (1.12%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.12%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.12%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 74 (41.34%) Security Cleared
2 64 (35.75%) SC Cleared
3 18 (10.06%) CCNA
3 18 (10.06%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (6.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 9 (5.03%) DV Cleared
6 8 (4.47%) CCNP
6 8 (4.47%) MCSE
6 8 (4.47%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (3.35%) BPSS Clearance
7 6 (3.35%) VCAP
8 4 (2.23%) CTC Cleared
8 4 (2.23%) Degree
8 4 (2.23%) MCSA
8 4 (2.23%) NCDA
9 3 (1.68%) CCA
9 3 (1.68%) CISM
9 3 (1.68%) JNCIA
9 3 (1.68%) Network+ Certification
9 3 (1.68%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.79%) ECSS
2 4 (2.23%) GDPR
3 3 (1.68%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (1.68%) QA
3 3 (1.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.12%) SLA
5 1 (0.56%) Def Stans
5 1 (0.56%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 17025
5 1 (0.56%) PMBOK
System Software
1 80 (44.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 72 (40.22%) Active Directory
3 42 (23.46%) vSphere
4 25 (13.97%) VMware ESXi
5 23 (12.85%) Docker
6 20 (11.17%) VMware NSX
7 11 (6.15%) NFS
8 8 (4.47%) HDFS
8 8 (4.47%) Hyper-V
8 8 (4.47%) XenApp
9 7 (3.91%) Oracle RAC
9 7 (3.91%) SRDF
10 6 (3.35%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 5 (2.79%) XenDesktop
12 4 (2.23%) KVM
12 4 (2.23%) Microsoft App-V
12 4 (2.23%) vCloud
12 4 (2.23%) Virtual Desktop
12 4 (2.23%) Xen
13 3 (1.68%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 41 (22.91%) Ansible
2 37 (20.67%) SCCM
3 32 (17.88%) Microsoft Intune
4 25 (13.97%) Microsoft Clustering
5 21 (11.73%) IBM BigFix
6 20 (11.17%) Kubernetes
7 18 (10.06%) Puppet
8 17 (9.50%) vCenter Server
9 16 (8.94%) Avamar
9 16 (8.94%) Prometheus
9 16 (8.94%) Terraform
10 15 (8.38%) Grafana
10 15 (8.38%) Opscode Chef
11 13 (7.26%) NetBackup
12 12 (6.70%) Packer
12 12 (6.70%) vRealize
12 12 (6.70%) ZABBIX
13 8 (4.47%) EMC NetWorker
13 8 (4.47%) PowerCLI
13 8 (4.47%) WSUS
Vendors
1 120 (67.04%) VMware
2 81 (45.25%) Dell
3 54 (30.17%) Microsoft
4 52 (29.05%) Cisco
5 37 (20.67%) NetApp
6 31 (17.32%) Red Hat
7 29 (16.20%) HP
8 28 (15.64%) Citrix
9 23 (12.85%) IBM
9 23 (12.85%) Oracle
10 17 (9.50%) Brocade
10 17 (9.50%) Splunk
11 15 (8.38%) Veritas
12 13 (7.26%) Isilon
13 12 (6.70%) Atlassian
13 12 (6.70%) SolarWinds
14 10 (5.59%) 3PAR
14 10 (5.59%) CheckPoint
14 10 (5.59%) Palo Alto
15 8 (4.47%) CyberArk