Period
to 5 July 2020

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 5 July 2020 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
5 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 443 486 498
Rank change year-on-year +43 +12 -54
Contract jobs citing EMC 148 398 468
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.36% 0.42% 0.45%
As % of the Vendors category 0.83% 1.00% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 231 279
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £263
90th Percentile £549 £638 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £408 £400
% change year-on-year +10.43% +1.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 22 29
Median hourly rate £46.50 £42.75 £43.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.77% -2.65% +21.14%
10th Percentile £40.75 £22.50 £32.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.68 £50.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £45.43 £42.50
% change year-on-year -6.45% +6.89% +30.77%

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 17,806 39,700 43,295
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.12% 42.38% 41.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,597 24,717 26,756
Median daily rate £463 £454 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.87% +0.89% +5.88%
10th Percentile £250 £256 £250
90th Percentile £663 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +3.53% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 748 1,399 1,586
Median hourly rate £21.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.16% +8.57% -
10th Percentile £12.37 £11.15 £10.80
90th Percentile £50.53 £50.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year +11.43% +8.02% -1.82%

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 5 July 2020.

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
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 5 July 2020. 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 +78 133 £450 - 46
UK excluding London +81 93 £450 +10.43% 43
London +113 53 £419 -12.30% 9
North of England +90 36 £450 +7.46% 10
North West +72 28 £450 +32.35% 8
South East +99 23 £513 +20.59% 14
East of England +55 11 £300 -35.14% 9
Yorkshire +65 8 £463 +2.78% 1
Wales +39 7 £400 - 4
Work from Home -13 7 £500 -13.79% 1
Midlands +75 6 £525 +61.54% 2
Scotland +37 6 £325 -31.58% 2
West Midlands +47 5 £525 +61.54% 2
South West +70 4 £475 - 2
East Midlands +52 1 £305 -32.22%

For the 6 months to 5 July 2020, 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 95 (64.19%) VMware
2 83 (56.08%) Windows
3 70 (47.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 61 (41.22%) Dell
5 60 (40.54%) SAN
6 54 (36.49%) Windows Server
7 50 (33.78%) Active Directory
8 48 (32.43%) Microsoft
8 48 (32.43%) NetApp
9 46 (31.08%) Cisco
10 43 (29.05%) Linux
11 40 (27.03%) Security Cleared
11 40 (27.03%) Azure
12 37 (25.00%) SC Cleared
13 35 (23.65%) PowerShell
14 33 (22.30%) VMware ESXi
15 30 (20.27%) Firewall
16 29 (19.59%) Unix
16 29 (19.59%) Office 365
17 27 (18.24%) NetBackup
17 27 (18.24%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 26 (17.57%) Citrix
18 26 (17.57%) SCCM
19 25 (16.89%) vSphere
19 25 (16.89%) Hyper-V
19 25 (16.89%) Data Centre
19 25 (16.89%) HP
20 24 (16.22%) SQL
20 24 (16.22%) Windows Server 2012
20 24 (16.22%) AWS

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 12 (8.11%) MS Exchange
2 11 (7.43%) SharePoint
3 8 (5.41%) Confluence
3 8 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (4.73%) IIS
5 5 (3.38%) Anypoint
5 5 (3.38%) Mule
6 4 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (2.70%) Skype for Business
6 4 (2.70%) Tomcat
7 3 (2.03%) Apache
8 2 (1.35%) Documentum
8 2 (1.35%) SAS
9 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.68%) JBoss
9 1 (0.68%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.68%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (1.35%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.68%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 40 (27.03%) Azure
2 29 (19.59%) Office 365
3 24 (16.22%) AWS
4 10 (6.76%) GCP
4 10 (6.76%) GitHub
5 9 (6.08%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (3.38%) IaaS
6 5 (3.38%) SaaS
7 3 (2.03%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (2.03%) PaaS
8 2 (1.35%) Datadog
9 1 (0.68%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.68%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 60 (40.54%) SAN
2 30 (20.27%) Firewall
3 22 (14.86%) DNS
4 19 (12.84%) NAS
5 17 (11.49%) VLAN
6 13 (8.78%) DHCP
7 11 (7.43%) SNMP
7 11 (7.43%) TCP/IP
8 10 (6.76%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (6.76%) NetScaler
8 10 (6.76%) Reverse Proxy
8 10 (6.76%) WAN
9 8 (5.41%) LAN
9 8 (5.41%) Remote Desktop
10 7 (4.73%) iSCSI
11 6 (4.05%) Fibre Channel
11 6 (4.05%) VPN
12 4 (2.70%) DMZ
12 4 (2.70%) VSAN
12 4 (2.70%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (15.54%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (5.41%) SQL Server 2016
4 6 (4.05%) Oracle Database
4 6 (4.05%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (3.38%) MongoDB
5 5 (3.38%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (3.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (3.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (2.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 4 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.35%) Big Data
7 2 (1.35%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.35%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.68%) DB2
8 1 (0.68%) EDMS
8 1 (0.68%) MySQL
8 1 (0.68%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.68%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 14 (9.46%) Jenkins
2 13 (8.78%) Git (software)
3 9 (6.08%) JIRA
4 8 (5.41%) GitLab
5 7 (4.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 7 (4.73%) Rational DOORS
6 4 (2.70%) Hudson
7 3 (2.03%) Fiddler
8 2 (1.35%) Serena SBM
8 2 (1.35%) Subversion
8 2 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.35%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.68%) Oracle Forms
General
1 19 (12.84%) Finance
2 7 (4.73%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.05%) Local Government
4 5 (3.38%) Military
5 4 (2.70%) Automotive
5 4 (2.70%) Banking
5 4 (2.70%) Electronics
5 4 (2.70%) Legal
6 3 (2.03%) Aerospace
6 3 (2.03%) Law
6 3 (2.03%) Public Sector
7 1 (0.68%) Avionics
7 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.68%) International Banking
7 1 (0.68%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (14.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 17 (11.49%) Storage Engineer
3 15 (10.14%) Administrator
3 15 (10.14%) Consultant
4 9 (6.08%) Infrastructure Support
4 9 (6.08%) Windows Engineer
4 9 (6.08%) Wintel Engineer
5 7 (4.73%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 7 (4.73%) Systems Engineer
6 6 (4.05%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 6 (4.05%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 6 (4.05%) IT Support
6 6 (4.05%) Platform Engineer
6 6 (4.05%) Support Engineer
6 6 (4.05%) VMware Engineer
7 5 (3.38%) Backup Engineer
7 5 (3.38%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (3.38%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
7 5 (3.38%) Server Engineer
7 5 (3.38%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.73%) Elastic Stack
1 7 (4.73%) gRPC
1 7 (4.73%) REST
1 7 (4.73%) RESTful
1 7 (4.73%) Swagger
2 6 (4.05%) RAML
3 3 (2.03%) FIX Protocol
3 3 (2.03%) JDBC
3 3 (2.03%) ODBC
4 2 (1.35%) LDAP
4 2 (1.35%) Middleware
5 1 (0.68%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.68%) Flash
5 1 (0.68%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (16.89%) Data Centre
2 19 (12.84%) Clustering
3 18 (12.16%) EMC VNX
4 16 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (6.76%) EMC VMAX
6 8 (5.41%) Enterprise Storage
6 8 (5.41%) Hybrid Cloud
6 8 (5.41%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (4.05%) Management Information System
8 5 (3.38%) Replication
9 4 (2.70%) CLARiiON
9 4 (2.70%) CMDB
9 4 (2.70%) Cyber Defence
9 4 (2.70%) VxBlock/Vblock
10 3 (2.03%) Client/Server
10 3 (2.03%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 3 (2.03%) SWIFT
10 3 (2.03%) VHDL
11 2 (1.35%) PKI
11 2 (1.35%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 83 (56.08%) Windows
2 54 (36.49%) Windows Server
3 43 (29.05%) Linux
4 29 (19.59%) Unix
5 24 (16.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (14.19%) Windows Server 2016
7 20 (13.51%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (12.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (8.11%) Windows 10
10 9 (6.08%) CentOS
11 7 (4.73%) Windows Server 2019
12 4 (2.70%) Data ONTAP
12 4 (2.70%) Solaris
12 4 (2.70%) VMS
13 3 (2.03%) AIX
13 3 (2.03%) Windows 7
14 2 (1.35%) Fedora
14 2 (1.35%) HPUX
14 2 (1.35%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (18.24%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 20 (13.51%) ITIL
3 18 (12.16%) Migration
4 17 (11.49%) Configuration Management
5 16 (10.81%) Service Management
6 15 (10.14%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (10.14%) High Availability
6 15 (10.14%) Infrastructure as Code
7 13 (8.78%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (8.11%) DevOps
8 12 (8.11%) Disaster Recovery
9 11 (7.43%) Project Delivery
9 11 (7.43%) Storage Management
9 11 (7.43%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (6.76%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (6.08%) Change Management
11 9 (6.08%) Cybersecurity
11 9 (6.08%) IT Strategy
11 9 (6.08%) Security Management
12 8 (5.41%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (23.65%) PowerShell
2 24 (16.22%) SQL
3 16 (10.81%) Python
4 11 (7.43%) Bash Shell
5 8 (5.41%) C#
5 8 (5.41%) Go
6 5 (3.38%) Perl
6 5 (3.38%) T-SQL
7 4 (2.70%) Korn
7 4 (2.70%) VBScript
8 3 (2.03%) C
9 2 (1.35%) Java
9 2 (1.35%) Ruby
10 1 (0.68%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.68%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (27.03%) Security Cleared
2 37 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 14 (9.46%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (7.43%) Degree
4 11 (7.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (6.76%) CCNA
6 8 (5.41%) MCSE
7 4 (2.70%) Avaya Certification
7 4 (2.70%) ISTQB
8 3 (2.03%) CCIE
8 3 (2.03%) CCNP
8 3 (2.03%) DV Cleared
8 3 (2.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (1.35%) CISSP
9 2 (1.35%) CompTIA Security+
9 2 (1.35%) GIAC
9 2 (1.35%) Linux+ Certification
9 2 (1.35%) Network+ Certification
9 2 (1.35%) SANS
9 2 (1.35%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.73%) SLA
2 5 (3.38%) GDPR
3 3 (2.03%) ECSS
3 3 (2.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.35%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (1.35%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.68%) Def Stans
5 1 (0.68%) QA
5 1 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 70 (47.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 50 (33.78%) Active Directory
3 33 (22.30%) VMware ESXi
4 25 (16.89%) Hyper-V
4 25 (16.89%) vSphere
5 21 (14.19%) XenApp
6 10 (6.76%) Docker
7 8 (5.41%) Virtual Machines
8 7 (4.73%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 5 (3.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 5 (3.38%) VMware NSX
10 4 (2.70%) NFS
10 4 (2.70%) XenDesktop
11 3 (2.03%) BitLocker
12 2 (1.35%) DFS Replication
12 2 (1.35%) SRDF
12 2 (1.35%) Virtual Desktop
12 2 (1.35%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (1.35%) VirtualBox
12 2 (1.35%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 27 (18.24%) NetBackup
2 26 (17.57%) SCCM
3 20 (13.51%) Ansible
3 20 (13.51%) Puppet
4 19 (12.84%) SCOM
5 17 (11.49%) Opscode Chef
6 15 (10.14%) WSUS
7 13 (8.78%) EMC NetWorker
8 10 (6.76%) Kubernetes
8 10 (6.76%) SnapMirror
9 9 (6.08%) Microsoft Clustering
9 9 (6.08%) Terraform
9 9 (6.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 9 (6.08%) vRealize
9 9 (6.08%) ZABBIX
10 8 (5.41%) Avamar
10 8 (5.41%) Failover Clustering
10 8 (5.41%) Packer
10 8 (5.41%) vCenter Server
11 7 (4.73%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 95 (64.19%) VMware
2 61 (41.22%) Dell
3 48 (32.43%) Microsoft
3 48 (32.43%) NetApp
4 46 (31.08%) Cisco
5 26 (17.57%) Citrix
6 25 (16.89%) HP
7 21 (14.19%) IBM
8 17 (11.49%) EqualLogic
9 16 (10.81%) Oracle
10 13 (8.78%) Red Hat
10 13 (8.78%) Splunk
11 12 (8.11%) Hitachi
12 10 (6.76%) Isilon
13 9 (6.08%) Brocade
13 9 (6.08%) CommVault
13 9 (6.08%) Veritas
14 8 (5.41%) Juniper
14 8 (5.41%) McAfee
14 8 (5.41%) Veeam