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 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
Rank 386 286 274
Rank change year-on-year -100 -12  
Contract jobs citing EMC 230 427 417
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.51% 0.80% 0.78%
As % of the Vendors category 1.16% 1.84% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 266 219
Median daily rate £418 £415 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.60% +0.60%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £415 £413
% change year-on-year -3.61% +0.60%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 20
Median hourly rate £32.50 £48.50 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.98% +25.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.55 £15.00 £21.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.20 £63.00 £55.65
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.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 19767 23258 24068
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 44.19% 43.70% 45.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 12205 14087 13626
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 711 804 1010
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £10.73 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.68 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

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 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for EMC in the UK

EMC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for EMC in the UK

EMC
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing EMC over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 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
England -119 185 £425 +0.59% 56
London -55 71 £475 +11.76% 15
South East -71 46 £425 - 13
Scotland +42 35 £400 -1.23% 4
Glasgow +17 18 £400 - 3
North West +11 16 £410 +2.50% 5
Hampshire -16 16 £450 -7.69% 3
East of England +3 15 £350 +7.69% 6
City of London -9 13 £475 +8.57% 4
West Midlands 0 12 £413 -19.51% 3
Renfrewshire +17 9 £298 -26.54%
Berkshire +15 9 £513 +13.88% 5
Erskine +14 9 £298 -26.54%
Surrey -27 9 £420 +8.38% 1
Yorkshire +13 8 £375 -9.63% 2
Lancashire +24 7 £415 -
Birmingham +5 7 £425 -29.16%
South West +4 7 £250 -31.74% 6
East Midlands 0 7 £525 +40.00% 4
Preston - 7 £415 -
Winchester +8 6 £450 +12.50%
Liverpool +8 6 £415 -2.35%
Merseyside +6 6 £415 -2.35% 1
West Yorkshire +19 5 £375 -14.28% 1
Edinburgh +19 5 £450 - 1
Warwickshire - 5 £400 -
Hertfordshire +1 4 - - 2
Buckinghamshire -14 4 £381 -10.29%
Oxfordshire - 4 - - 2
Cambridgeshire +9 3 £400 +81.81% 2

EMC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

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 with a requirement for EMC.

1 320 (60.95%) VMware
2 271 (51.62%) SAN
3 221 (42.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 210 (40.00%) Windows
5 200 (38.10%) Linux
6 191 (36.38%) Cisco
7 131 (24.95%) Data Centre
8 120 (22.86%) EMC VNX
9 118 (22.48%) Red Hat
9 118 (22.48%) HP
10 110 (20.95%) Microsoft
11 105 (20.00%) NetApp
12 100 (19.05%) IBM
13 98 (18.67%) Finance
14 96 (18.29%) Security Cleared
15 95 (18.10%) Windows Server
16 91 (17.33%) Unix
17 90 (17.14%) Oracle
18 86 (16.38%) NAS
19 85 (16.19%) Solaris
20 83 (15.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 81 (15.43%) ITIL
22 80 (15.24%) vSphere
23 76 (14.48%) SC Cleared
24 75 (14.29%) EMC VMAX
25 69 (13.14%) SQL
25 69 (13.14%) Active Directory
26 68 (12.95%) Migration
27 63 (12.00%) DNS
28 61 (11.62%) Veritas

EMC
Top Related 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 40 (7.62%) Apache
2 34 (6.48%) Tomcat
3 28 (5.33%) MS Exchange
4 24 (4.57%) IIS
5 18 (3.43%) Exchange Server 2010
6 16 (3.05%) WebSphere
7 11 (2.10%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 10 (1.90%) DataSynapse
8 10 (1.90%) Oracle Coherence
9 7 (1.33%) SharePoint
10 6 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2013
11 5 (0.95%) Confluence
11 5 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2003
11 5 (0.95%) OpenStack
11 5 (0.95%) Skype for Business
11 5 (0.95%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2007
12 4 (0.76%) iPlanet
12 4 (0.76%) MQSeries
13 3 (0.57%) Documentum
Applications
1 33 (6.29%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.67%) OrCAD
3 12 (2.29%) MS Office
4 3 (0.57%) MS Project
4 3 (0.57%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.38%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.19%) CATIA
6 1 (0.19%) Solid Edge
6 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (0.57%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.19%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.19%) Odoo
2 1 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 44 (8.38%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (4.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (2.10%) Office 365
4 10 (1.90%) IaaS
4 10 (1.90%) PaaS
4 10 (1.90%) SaaS
5 9 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.76%) GitHub
7 3 (0.57%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (0.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (0.38%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.38%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.19%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 271 (51.62%) SAN
2 86 (16.38%) NAS
3 63 (12.00%) DNS
4 58 (11.05%) Firewall
5 45 (8.57%) TCP/IP
6 41 (7.81%) LAN
7 35 (6.67%) WAN
8 30 (5.71%) iSCSI
9 29 (5.52%) DHCP
10 27 (5.14%) Fibre Channel
11 23 (4.38%) Cisco Nexus
11 23 (4.38%) LDAP
12 21 (4.00%) Network Security
13 18 (3.43%) HTTP
13 18 (3.43%) Internet
14 15 (2.86%) FTP
14 15 (2.86%) RFID
15 14 (2.67%) Ethernet
15 14 (2.67%) Wi-Fi
16 13 (2.48%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (11.05%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.24%) MySQL
3 12 (2.29%) Hadoop
4 11 (2.10%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (1.90%) HBase
5 10 (1.90%) Oracle Database
6 7 (1.33%) NoSQL
6 7 (1.33%) Redis
6 7 (1.33%) SAP HANA
6 7 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (1.14%) Big Data
8 5 (0.95%) MS Access
8 5 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (0.76%) InterSystems Cache
9 4 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (0.76%) SQL Server 2014
10 3 (0.57%) DB2
10 3 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (0.57%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (0.38%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 21 (4.00%) Jenkins
2 11 (2.10%) GitLab
3 8 (1.52%) Git (software)
4 7 (1.33%) Vagrant
5 5 (0.95%) Subversion
6 3 (0.57%) JIRA
6 3 (0.57%) MSI
6 3 (0.57%) Rational Application Developer
6 3 (0.57%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.57%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
7 2 (0.38%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 98 (18.67%) Finance
2 41 (7.81%) Banking
3 23 (4.38%) Law
3 23 (4.38%) Telecoms
4 22 (4.19%) Manufacturing
5 20 (3.81%) Electronics
6 14 (2.67%) Retail
7 10 (1.90%) Investment Banking
8 7 (1.33%) Local Government
9 5 (0.95%) Games
9 5 (0.95%) Marketing
10 4 (0.76%) Automotive
11 3 (0.57%) Back Office
11 3 (0.57%) Billing
12 2 (0.38%) Front Office
12 2 (0.38%) Legal
13 1 (0.19%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.19%) Military
13 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 78 (14.86%) Architect
2 72 (13.71%) Administrator
3 51 (9.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 44 (8.38%) Storage Engineer
5 42 (8.00%) EMC Engineer
6 41 (7.81%) Systems Administrator
7 33 (6.29%) Linux Administrator
8 31 (5.90%) Consultant
8 31 (5.90%) Unix Administrator
8 31 (5.90%) VMware Engineer
9 28 (5.33%) Infrastructure Architect
10 22 (4.19%) Infrastructure Specialist
10 22 (4.19%) Technical Architect
11 20 (3.81%) 3rd Line Support
11 20 (3.81%) Electronics Engineer
11 20 (3.81%) Unix Systems Administrator
12 19 (3.62%) Linux Engineer
12 19 (3.62%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 18 (3.43%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 18 (3.43%) VMWare Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (4.00%) Middleware
2 16 (3.05%) LAMP
2 16 (3.05%) Web Services
3 14 (2.67%) XML
3 14 (2.67%) XSLT
4 13 (2.48%) HTML
5 11 (2.10%) LAPP Stack
6 10 (1.90%) Rendezvous
7 9 (1.71%) J2EE
8 7 (1.33%) Elastic Stack
8 7 (1.33%) Memcached
9 5 (0.95%) .NET
9 5 (0.95%) REST
10 4 (0.76%) JSP
10 4 (0.76%) MSMQ
10 4 (0.76%) RabbitMQ
10 4 (0.76%) SAML
11 3 (0.57%) OAuth
11 3 (0.57%) OpenID
11 3 (0.57%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 131 (24.95%) Data Centre
2 120 (22.86%) EMC VNX
3 75 (14.29%) EMC VMAX
4 48 (9.14%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 36 (6.86%) Clustering
6 21 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
7 20 (3.81%) Enterprise Storage
8 19 (3.62%) Replication
9 17 (3.24%) CLARiiON
10 16 (3.05%) Mainframe
11 14 (2.67%) Computer Science
11 14 (2.67%) IBM Mainframe
11 14 (2.67%) Symmetrix
12 13 (2.48%) Management Information System
13 12 (2.29%) Contactless
14 9 (1.71%) HP Storage
15 8 (1.52%) Linux Command Line
15 8 (1.52%) Private Cloud
15 8 (1.52%) Smartcard
16 7 (1.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 210 (40.00%) Windows
2 200 (38.10%) Linux
3 95 (18.10%) Windows Server
4 91 (17.33%) Unix
5 85 (16.19%) Solaris
6 83 (15.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 55 (10.48%) Windows Server 2008
8 51 (9.71%) Windows Server 2012
9 47 (8.95%) AIX
10 26 (4.95%) Windows Server 2003
11 20 (3.81%) SUSE
12 16 (3.05%) CentOS
13 14 (2.67%) Windows 7
14 11 (2.10%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 7 (1.33%) VMS
16 6 (1.14%) Windows 10
17 5 (0.95%) Oracle Linux
17 5 (0.95%) Ubuntu
17 5 (0.95%) Windows XP
18 4 (0.76%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (15.43%) ITIL
2 68 (12.95%) Migration
3 44 (8.38%) DevOps
4 40 (7.62%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (6.48%) Change Management
6 32 (6.10%) Disaster Recovery
7 30 (5.71%) Converged Infrastructure
8 29 (5.52%) High Availability
9 24 (4.57%) Load Balancing
10 22 (4.19%) Problem Management
11 18 (3.43%) Change Control
11 18 (3.43%) Schematic Capture
12 16 (3.05%) Project Management
12 16 (3.05%) Stakeholder Management
13 15 (2.86%) Data Migration
13 15 (2.86%) Performance Tuning
14 14 (2.67%) Root Cause Analysis
15 13 (2.48%) Incident Management
15 13 (2.48%) Open Source
15 13 (2.48%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 69 (13.14%) SQL
2 50 (9.52%) Perl
3 47 (8.95%) Python
4 32 (6.10%) Bash Shell
5 31 (5.90%) Shell Script
6 28 (5.33%) PowerShell
6 28 (5.33%) Ruby
7 23 (4.38%) Java
8 15 (2.86%) JavaScript
9 12 (2.29%) C
10 9 (1.71%) Korn
11 6 (1.14%) VBScript
12 4 (0.76%) AWK
12 4 (0.76%) C#
12 4 (0.76%) C++
12 4 (0.76%) Embedded C
13 2 (0.38%) Go
13 2 (0.38%) XPath
14 1 (0.19%) Embedded C++
14 1 (0.19%) PHP
Qualifications
1 96 (18.29%) Security Cleared
2 76 (14.48%) SC Cleared
3 34 (6.48%) Degree
4 31 (5.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 30 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
6 29 (5.52%) Microsoft Certification
7 23 (4.38%) MCSE
8 21 (4.00%) CCNA
9 13 (2.48%) ITIL Certification
10 12 (2.29%) CCNP
10 12 (2.29%) DV Cleared
11 10 (1.90%) EMC Certification
11 10 (1.90%) MCSA
12 9 (1.71%) Chartered Engineer
13 7 (1.33%) CCIE
14 5 (0.95%) VCP6
15 4 (0.76%) A+ Certification
15 4 (0.76%) MCP
16 3 (0.57%) Citrix Certification
16 3 (0.57%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.24%) SLA
2 5 (0.95%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.57%) GPG13
4 3 (0.57%) JSP 440
4 3 (0.57%) QA
5 2 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.19%) GCP
System Software
1 221 (42.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 80 (15.24%) vSphere
3 69 (13.14%) Active Directory
4 55 (10.48%) VMware ESX
5 46 (8.76%) Hyper-V
6 38 (7.24%) NFS
7 37 (7.05%) SRDF
8 30 (5.71%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 27 (5.14%) VMware ESXi
10 24 (4.57%) Oracle RAC
11 23 (4.38%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 20 (3.81%) Veritas File System
13 17 (3.24%) Virtual Machines
14 15 (2.86%) XenApp
15 14 (2.67%) vCloud
16 13 (2.48%) Firmware
16 13 (2.48%) Virtual Servers
17 12 (2.29%) XenDesktop
18 11 (2.10%) KVM
18 11 (2.10%) Xen
Systems Management
1 51 (9.71%) EMC NetWorker
2 48 (9.14%) NetBackup
3 42 (8.00%) Puppet
4 41 (7.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 31 (5.90%) Nagios
6 23 (4.38%) SCCM
7 22 (4.19%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 21 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
8 21 (4.00%) vRealize
9 20 (3.81%) Ansible
10 19 (3.62%) SCOM
11 15 (2.86%) Microsoft Clustering
11 15 (2.86%) Zenoss
12 14 (2.67%) EMC Navisphere
13 9 (1.71%) Cobbler
13 9 (1.71%) EMC VPLEX
13 9 (1.71%) Simpana
14 7 (1.33%) HAProxy
14 7 (1.33%) Linux-HA
14 7 (1.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 320 (60.95%) VMware
2 191 (36.38%) Cisco
3 118 (22.48%) HP
3 118 (22.48%) Red Hat
4 110 (20.95%) Microsoft
5 105 (20.00%) NetApp
6 100 (19.05%) IBM
7 90 (17.14%) Oracle
8 61 (11.62%) Veritas
9 57 (10.86%) 3PAR
10 49 (9.33%) Dell
11 48 (9.14%) Brocade
12 41 (7.81%) Citrix
13 29 (5.52%) Sun
14 28 (5.33%) CommVault
15 26 (4.95%) Isilon
16 24 (4.57%) Symantec
17 16 (3.05%) CheckPoint
18 15 (2.86%) Intel
19 14 (2.67%) F5
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