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 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 389 243 327
Rank change year-on-year -146 +84  
Contract jobs citing EMC 219 536 362
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.47% 1.00% 0.64%
As % of the Vendors category 1.07% 2.22% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 304 214
Median daily rate £400 £410 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.43% +5.80%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -1.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 5
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £28.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +32.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £12.90 £15.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.01 £49.00 £40.09
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.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 20514 24183 25039
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 43.82% 44.94% 44.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 12454 14905 14646
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £361
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 709 826 1130
Median hourly rate £18.70 £20.00 £18.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +5.93%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

EMC
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

EMC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for EMC in the UK

EMC
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for EMC in the UK

EMC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for EMC in the UK

EMC
Top 30 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 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
England -150 187 £413 +0.60% 55
South East -66 50 £413 -2.94% 14
London -101 49 £425 - 16
North West -3 28 £450 +12.50% 2
Scotland +17 24 £400 -5.88% 2
Lancashire +18 19 £450 -10.00%
Surrey +6 18 £425 - 3
Preston -5 16 £450 -
West Midlands +6 15 £238 -50.00% 4
North East +33 14 £310 -0.80% 4
Glasgow +17 13 £413 - 2
Berkshire -16 13 £575 +27.77% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne +44 12 £310 -0.80% 4
Tyne and Wear +44 12 £310 -0.80% 4
Hampshire -16 12 £398 +6.00% 2
South West +10 10 £353 -21.66% 2
Yorkshire +8 9 £375 -26.82% 5
Edinburgh +4 9 £413 -4.34%
Windsor -1 7 £575 +15.00%
East of England -17 7 £550 +61.76% 6
City of London -29 7 £425 +6.25% 5
Wiltshire +9 6 £353 -9.03%
Wales +4 6 £325 -21.21% 1
Epsom - 6 £413 - 1
Solihull - 6 - -
West Yorkshire +10 5 £450 -2.70% 4
Hertfordshire 0 5 £550 - 3
East Midlands -3 5 £375 -6.25% 2
Redhill -14 5 - - 1
South Wales +2 4 £325 -21.21% 1

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 with a requirement for EMC.

1 241 (53.20%) VMware
2 212 (46.80%) SAN
3 179 (39.51%) Windows
4 173 (38.19%) Cisco
5 162 (35.76%) Linux
6 137 (30.24%) VMware Infrastructure
7 105 (23.18%) HP
7 105 (23.18%) Data Centre
8 93 (20.53%) NetApp
9 92 (20.31%) Security Cleared
9 92 (20.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 87 (19.21%) Red Hat
11 84 (18.54%) Finance
12 81 (17.88%) NetBackup
13 80 (17.66%) EMC VNX
13 80 (17.66%) Windows Server
14 79 (17.44%) Brocade
15 78 (17.22%) Solaris
16 77 (17.00%) Unix
16 77 (17.00%) Microsoft
17 72 (15.89%) Migration
18 71 (15.67%) Oracle
19 66 (14.57%) ITIL
19 66 (14.57%) Active Directory
20 65 (14.35%) SC Cleared
21 63 (13.91%) NAS
22 62 (13.69%) EMC NetWorker
23 61 (13.47%) IBM
24 59 (13.02%) Veritas
25 55 (12.14%) Perl

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 33 (7.28%) MS Exchange
2 22 (4.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (3.31%) Apache
4 14 (3.09%) IIS
5 8 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (1.77%) OpenStack
5 8 (1.77%) SharePoint
6 7 (1.55%) Tomcat
7 6 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (1.10%) Live Communications Server
8 5 (1.10%) WebSphere
9 4 (0.88%) Skype for Business
10 3 (0.66%) MQSeries
10 3 (0.66%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.44%) DataSynapse
11 2 (0.44%) Oracle Coherence
11 2 (0.44%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 2 (0.44%) SAS
11 2 (0.44%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 12 (2.65%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.44%) AutoCAD
2 2 (0.44%) OrCAD
3 1 (0.22%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.22%) CATIA
3 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.22%) Solid Edge
Business Applications
1 6 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.22%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.22%) Odoo
2 1 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.22%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.22%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 27 (5.96%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (3.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (3.09%) Office 365
4 12 (2.65%) IaaS
5 11 (2.43%) PaaS
5 11 (2.43%) SaaS
6 10 (2.21%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.66%) Dropbox
7 3 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.66%) Google Drive
8 2 (0.44%) GitHub
8 2 (0.44%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.22%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.22%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 212 (46.80%) SAN
2 63 (13.91%) NAS
3 51 (11.26%) DNS
3 51 (11.26%) Fibre Channel
4 46 (10.15%) Firewall
5 35 (7.73%) TCP/IP
6 34 (7.51%) DHCP
7 31 (6.84%) LAN
7 31 (6.84%) WAN
8 24 (5.30%) Cisco Nexus
8 24 (5.30%) iSCSI
9 15 (3.31%) LDAP
9 15 (3.31%) Network Security
10 11 (2.43%) Ethernet
11 8 (1.77%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (1.77%) HTTP
11 8 (1.77%) Wi-Fi
12 7 (1.55%) Internet
12 7 (1.55%) MPLS
12 7 (1.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (9.27%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.99%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (1.55%) Big Data
4 6 (1.32%) MS Access
4 6 (1.32%) MySQL
5 5 (1.10%) Oracle Database
5 5 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (1.10%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (0.88%) Hadoop
6 4 (0.88%) InterSystems Cache
6 4 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.44%) HBase
7 2 (0.44%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.22%) DB2
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.22%) QlikView
8 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 12 (2.65%) Jenkins
2 9 (1.99%) Git (software)
3 4 (0.88%) Sonatype Nexus
3 4 (0.88%) Vagrant
4 3 (0.66%) JIRA
4 3 (0.66%) MSI
5 1 (0.22%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.22%) Selenium
5 1 (0.22%) Subversion
General
1 84 (18.54%) Finance
2 33 (7.28%) Banking
3 24 (5.30%) Electronics
4 20 (4.42%) Telecoms
5 14 (3.09%) Investment Banking
6 13 (2.87%) Law
7 8 (1.77%) Retail
8 7 (1.55%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.32%) Legal
10 5 (1.10%) Automotive
10 5 (1.10%) Billing
11 4 (0.88%) Local Government
11 4 (0.88%) Marketing
12 3 (0.66%) Back Office
12 3 (0.66%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.44%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.44%) Military
14 1 (0.22%) Advertising
14 1 (0.22%) Games
14 1 (0.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 71 (15.67%) Architect
2 64 (14.13%) Administrator
3 37 (8.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 35 (7.73%) Storage Engineer
5 33 (7.28%) Systems Administrator
6 32 (7.06%) Analyst
7 30 (6.62%) EMC Engineer
8 29 (6.40%) VMware Engineer
9 25 (5.52%) Linux Administrator
9 25 (5.52%) Unix Administrator
10 21 (4.64%) Storage Architect
11 19 (4.19%) Infrastructure Architect
12 18 (3.97%) 3rd Line Support
12 18 (3.97%) Backup Engineer
13 17 (3.75%) Unix Systems Administrator
14 16 (3.53%) Technical Architect
15 15 (3.31%) Consultant
16 14 (3.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
16 14 (3.09%) NetBackup Engineer
16 14 (3.09%) VMWare Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.55%) Middleware
2 6 (1.32%) HTML
2 6 (1.32%) XML
3 5 (1.10%) Flash
3 5 (1.10%) LAMP
3 5 (1.10%) SAML
4 4 (0.88%) OAuth
4 4 (0.88%) OpenID
4 4 (0.88%) SailPoint
4 4 (0.88%) Web Services
4 4 (0.88%) XSLT
5 3 (0.66%) J2EE
5 3 (0.66%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (0.44%) COM
6 2 (0.44%) Java EE
6 2 (0.44%) LEMP Stack
6 2 (0.44%) Rendezvous
6 2 (0.44%) REST
7 1 (0.22%) 802.1X
7 1 (0.22%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 105 (23.18%) Data Centre
2 80 (17.66%) EMC VNX
3 42 (9.27%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (6.40%) Clustering
5 27 (5.96%) EMC VMAX
5 27 (5.96%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 22 (4.86%) Replication
7 21 (4.64%) Enterprise Storage
8 17 (3.75%) Computer Science
9 15 (3.31%) Management Information System
10 13 (2.87%) HP Storage
11 11 (2.43%) Private Cloud
12 10 (2.21%) CLARiiON
13 8 (1.77%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 7 (1.55%) Symmetrix DMX
15 6 (1.32%) Fat Client
15 6 (1.32%) Public Cloud
15 6 (1.32%) Thin Client
15 6 (1.32%) Virtual Team
16 5 (1.10%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 179 (39.51%) Windows
2 162 (35.76%) Linux
3 92 (20.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 80 (17.66%) Windows Server
5 78 (17.22%) Solaris
6 77 (17.00%) Unix
7 53 (11.70%) AIX
8 50 (11.04%) Windows Server 2008
9 49 (10.82%) Windows Server 2012
10 28 (6.18%) CentOS
11 22 (4.86%) Windows Server 2003
12 15 (3.31%) Windows 7
13 10 (2.21%) Windows 10
14 9 (1.99%) SUSE
15 8 (1.77%) Tru64
16 7 (1.55%) Windows XP
17 5 (1.10%) Oracle Linux
18 4 (0.88%) Ubuntu
18 4 (0.88%) VMS
19 3 (0.66%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (15.89%) Migration
2 66 (14.57%) ITIL
3 39 (8.61%) Disaster Recovery
4 30 (6.62%) DevOps
5 28 (6.18%) Data Migration
6 25 (5.52%) Load Balancing
7 24 (5.30%) Change Management
7 24 (5.30%) Performance Monitoring
8 20 (4.42%) High Availability
9 19 (4.19%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (3.97%) Problem Management
10 18 (3.97%) Service Management
11 17 (3.75%) ITIL V3
12 16 (3.53%) Configuration Management
12 16 (3.53%) Converged Infrastructure
12 16 (3.53%) Performance Tuning
13 15 (3.31%) Incident Management
13 15 (3.31%) Project Management
14 14 (3.09%) Network Management
15 13 (2.87%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 55 (12.14%) Perl
2 53 (11.70%) SQL
3 44 (9.71%) Python
4 33 (7.28%) Shell Script
5 31 (6.84%) PowerShell
6 23 (5.08%) Bash Shell
7 19 (4.19%) Ruby
8 15 (3.31%) Korn
9 13 (2.87%) C
10 10 (2.21%) Java
11 8 (1.77%) AWK
11 8 (1.77%) Bourne shell
12 6 (1.32%) JavaScript
12 6 (1.32%) VBScript
13 5 (1.10%) C++
14 4 (0.88%) Embedded C
15 3 (0.66%) Go
15 3 (0.66%) PHP
16 2 (0.44%) C#
17 1 (0.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 92 (20.31%) Security Cleared
2 65 (14.35%) SC Cleared
3 32 (7.06%) Cisco Certification
3 32 (7.06%) Degree
4 25 (5.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 23 (5.08%) CCNA
6 20 (4.42%) DV Cleared
7 17 (3.75%) Microsoft Certification
8 14 (3.09%) MCSE
9 13 (2.87%) RHCE
10 12 (2.65%) CCNP
10 12 (2.65%) RHCSA
11 10 (2.21%) EMC Certification
12 8 (1.77%) Computer Science Degree
13 7 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (1.55%) OCA
13 7 (1.55%) OCP
13 7 (1.55%) Oracle Certification
14 6 (1.32%) CCIE
14 6 (1.32%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.53%) SLA
2 6 (1.32%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.88%) GPG13
4 4 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 3 (0.66%) QA
5 3 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.22%) Def Stans
6 1 (0.22%) JSP 440
System Software
1 137 (30.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 66 (14.57%) Active Directory
3 51 (11.26%) vSphere
4 44 (9.71%) VMware ESXi
5 33 (7.28%) Hyper-V
6 25 (5.52%) SRDF
7 23 (5.08%) vCloud
8 22 (4.86%) NFS
8 22 (4.86%) Virtual Machines
9 21 (4.64%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 21 (4.64%) XenApp
10 20 (4.42%) Veritas File System
11 19 (4.19%) XenDesktop
12 14 (3.09%) Virtual Servers
13 12 (2.65%) Oracle RAC
14 10 (2.21%) EMC RecoverPoint
15 8 (1.77%) Firmware
15 8 (1.77%) Veritas Volume Manager
16 7 (1.55%) GlusterFS
16 7 (1.55%) Squid
Systems Management
1 81 (17.88%) NetBackup
2 62 (13.69%) EMC NetWorker
3 34 (7.51%) vCenter Server
4 29 (6.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 26 (5.74%) Puppet
5 26 (5.74%) SCCM
6 22 (4.86%) Ansible
6 22 (4.86%) SCOM
7 21 (4.64%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 19 (4.19%) Nagios
8 19 (4.19%) Opscode Chef
9 18 (3.97%) vRealize
10 16 (3.53%) EMC Navisphere
11 13 (2.87%) Backup Exec
11 13 (2.87%) EMC VPLEX
11 13 (2.87%) HP Data Protector
12 11 (2.43%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 10 (2.21%) Microsoft Clustering
13 10 (2.21%) Norton AntiVirus
13 10 (2.21%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 241 (53.20%) VMware
2 173 (38.19%) Cisco
3 105 (23.18%) HP
4 93 (20.53%) NetApp
5 87 (19.21%) Red Hat
6 79 (17.44%) Brocade
7 77 (17.00%) Microsoft
8 71 (15.67%) Oracle
9 61 (13.47%) IBM
10 59 (13.02%) Veritas
11 49 (10.82%) 3PAR
11 49 (10.82%) Citrix
12 43 (9.49%) Dell
13 35 (7.73%) Symantec
14 20 (4.42%) Sun
15 16 (3.53%) Isilon
16 13 (2.87%) CheckPoint
16 13 (2.87%) CommVault
16 13 (2.87%) F5
16 13 (2.87%) Veeam
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Competitive day rate
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Epsom, Surrey
Plan-Net
Rate: Unspecified Competitive rate
Posted: 10 hours ago
Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £392.81 - £441.89 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 2 days ago