Period
to 17 August 2018

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 17 August 2018 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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 497 459 287
Rank change year-on-year -38 -172 +72
Contract jobs citing EMC 448 451 961
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.43% 0.47% 0.88%
As % of the Vendors category 1.03% 1.08% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 265 591
UK median daily rate £425 £410 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% -0.61% +10.00%
10th Percentile £263 £269 £260
90th Percentile £588 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 14 17
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £35.38 £23.44 £14.95
90th Percentile £51.83 £43.60 £49.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year +12.50% +3.23% -3.13%

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 43,366 41,883 48,957
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.08% 43.75% 45.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,957 25,599 30,055
UK median daily rate £450 £429 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.90% +4.00% +3.13%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £610 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,576 1,385 1,646
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% -
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.00 £47.50 £44.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.38
% change year-on-year - -5.04% +0.90%

EMC
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 17 August 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing EMC over the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for EMC in the UK

EMC
Top 16 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 17 August 2018. 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 -20 423 £425 +1.19% 123
UK excluding London -47 276 £400 +3.23% 94
London +2 170 £475 +7.04% 35
South East -2 103 £411 -1.18% 33
North of England -1 91 £385 +10.00% 17
North West -1 47 £403 -5.29% 5
South West -8 28 £275 -35.29% 11
Yorkshire -1 24 £450 +12.50% 11
North East -15 20 £335 +8.06% 1
Midlands -16 19 £373 -0.67% 13
West Midlands -20 17 £400 +68.42% 10
East of England -18 12 £500 -10.11% 14
Scotland -79 12 £425 +6.25% 1
Wales -14 7 £350 -6.67% 4
Northern Ireland - 4 £400 - 1
East Midlands -13 2 £326 -14.56% 3

For the 6 months to 17 August 2018, 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.

1 238 (53.13%) VMware
2 179 (39.96%) Windows
3 167 (37.28%) SAN
4 156 (34.82%) VMware Infrastructure
5 140 (31.25%) Cisco
6 123 (27.46%) NetApp
7 106 (23.66%) ITIL
8 105 (23.44%) Security Cleared
9 104 (23.21%) Data Centre
10 102 (22.77%) Windows Server
11 97 (21.65%) HP
11 97 (21.65%) Finance
12 94 (20.98%) Microsoft
12 94 (20.98%) Linux
13 90 (20.09%) Dell
14 81 (18.08%) SC Cleared
15 79 (17.63%) Active Directory
16 75 (16.74%) vSphere
17 71 (15.85%) Unix
18 70 (15.63%) Migration
18 70 (15.63%) VMware ESXi
19 64 (14.29%) SCCM
20 63 (14.06%) Hyper-V
21 62 (13.84%) NetBackup
22 59 (13.17%) EMC VNX
23 57 (12.72%) Brocade
24 56 (12.50%) SQL Server
25 55 (12.28%) Infrastructure Engineering
26 53 (11.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
27 52 (11.61%) IBM

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 46 (10.27%) MS Exchange
2 36 (8.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 33 (7.37%) IIS
4 17 (3.79%) OpenStack
5 15 (3.35%) SharePoint
6 9 (2.01%) Apache
6 9 (2.01%) Confluence
7 8 (1.79%) Documentum
8 7 (1.56%) SharePoint Server
8 7 (1.56%) Skype for Business
9 6 (1.34%) Tomcat
9 6 (1.34%) WebSphere
10 5 (1.12%) Cloud Foundry
11 3 (0.67%) nginx
12 2 (0.45%) CMS
12 2 (0.45%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 2 (0.45%) Site Server
12 2 (0.45%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.45%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 19 (4.24%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (2.01%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.12%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.67%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.45%) OrCAD
5 2 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 47 (10.49%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (9.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (4.69%) Office 365
4 10 (2.23%) IaaS
5 8 (1.79%) AWS Lambda
5 8 (1.79%) Serverless
6 6 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (1.34%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (1.34%) PaaS
7 4 (0.89%) SaaS
8 3 (0.67%) GitHub
8 3 (0.67%) IBM Cloud
9 2 (0.45%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.45%) G Suite
9 2 (0.45%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.22%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.22%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 167 (37.28%) SAN
2 52 (11.61%) DNS
3 46 (10.27%) Firewall
4 43 (9.60%) NAS
5 41 (9.15%) Fibre Channel
6 33 (7.37%) WAN
7 30 (6.70%) DHCP
8 29 (6.47%) LAN
9 23 (5.13%) FCoE
10 22 (4.91%) iSCSI
11 19 (4.24%) VLAN
12 17 (3.79%) TCP/IP
13 14 (3.13%) Internet
14 12 (2.68%) DMZ
15 11 (2.46%) SNMP
16 10 (2.23%) Multicast
17 8 (1.79%) BGP
17 8 (1.79%) Skype
17 8 (1.79%) Wireless
18 7 (1.56%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.01%) Amazon RDS
2 9 (2.01%) Oracle Database
3 8 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (1.12%) MongoDB
5 5 (1.12%) MySQL
5 5 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (0.89%) DB2
6 4 (0.89%) Hadoop
6 4 (0.89%) SAP HANA
6 4 (0.89%) SQL Server 2016
7 3 (0.67%) OLTP
8 2 (0.45%) Big Data
8 2 (0.45%) HBase
8 2 (0.45%) MS Access
8 2 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.22%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 17 (3.79%) Jenkins
2 13 (2.90%) Rational DOORS
3 6 (1.34%) Git (software)
3 6 (1.34%) JIRA
4 3 (0.67%) Vagrant
4 3 (0.67%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.22%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.22%) Maven
5 1 (0.22%) Selenium
General
1 97 (21.65%) Finance
2 30 (6.70%) Banking
3 19 (4.24%) Manufacturing
4 12 (2.68%) Electronics
5 11 (2.46%) Telecoms
6 9 (2.01%) Aerospace
7 7 (1.56%) Automotive
8 6 (1.34%) Law
8 6 (1.34%) Retail
9 5 (1.12%) Advertising
10 3 (0.67%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.67%) International Banking
10 3 (0.67%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.67%) Military
11 2 (0.45%) Legal
11 2 (0.45%) Local Government
11 2 (0.45%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.22%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 70 (15.63%) Storage Engineer
2 45 (10.04%) Architect
3 44 (9.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 30 (6.70%) Consultant
4 30 (6.70%) EMC Engineer
5 29 (6.47%) Network Engineer
6 28 (6.25%) Administrator
7 25 (5.58%) Analyst
8 24 (5.36%) Systems Engineer
9 20 (4.46%) EMC Storage Engineer
9 20 (4.46%) Systems Administrator
10 16 (3.57%) Infrastructure Architect
10 16 (3.57%) Storage Consultant
10 16 (3.57%) Technical Architect
11 15 (3.35%) Project Manager
11 15 (3.35%) Server Engineer
12 14 (3.13%) Storage Analyst
13 13 (2.90%) Backup Engineer
13 13 (2.90%) Infrastructure Manager
14 12 (2.68%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (4.02%) Web Services
2 11 (2.46%) Middleware
3 9 (2.01%) .NET
4 5 (1.12%) Flash
4 5 (1.12%) LDAP
4 5 (1.12%) Web Services Management
5 4 (0.89%) J2EE
6 3 (0.67%) HTML
6 3 (0.67%) LAMP
6 3 (0.67%) LEMP Stack
6 3 (0.67%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (0.45%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 2 (0.45%) XML
7 2 (0.45%) XSLT
8 1 (0.22%) Sensu
8 1 (0.22%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 104 (23.21%) Data Centre
2 59 (13.17%) EMC VNX
3 49 (10.94%) Clustering
4 44 (9.82%) Enterprise Storage
5 38 (8.48%) Replication
6 37 (8.26%) EMC VMAX
7 20 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
7 20 (4.46%) CLARiiON
8 17 (3.79%) HP Storage
9 13 (2.90%) Celerra
10 12 (2.68%) Private Cloud
10 12 (2.68%) VxBlock/Vblock
11 11 (2.46%) HP StoreVirtual
12 10 (2.23%) Client/Server
12 10 (2.23%) Management Information System
12 10 (2.23%) Virtual Team
13 9 (2.01%) Fat Client
13 9 (2.01%) Self-Motivation
13 9 (2.01%) Thin Client
14 8 (1.79%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 179 (39.96%) Windows
2 102 (22.77%) Windows Server
3 94 (20.98%) Linux
4 71 (15.85%) Unix
5 53 (11.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 51 (11.38%) Solaris
7 46 (10.27%) Windows Server 2012
8 39 (8.71%) AIX
9 37 (8.26%) Windows Server 2008
10 15 (3.35%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (2.68%) Windows XP
12 11 (2.46%) Windows 2000
12 11 (2.46%) Windows Embedded Compact
12 11 (2.46%) Windows NT
13 8 (1.79%) CentOS
14 6 (1.34%) HPUX
14 6 (1.34%) Windows 10
15 5 (1.12%) Windows 7
16 4 (0.89%) SUSE
16 4 (0.89%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (23.66%) ITIL
2 70 (15.63%) Migration
3 55 (12.28%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 35 (7.81%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (7.81%) DevOps
5 32 (7.14%) Virtual Environments
6 29 (6.47%) Project Management
7 28 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
7 28 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
7 28 (6.25%) Storage Management
8 27 (6.03%) Disaster Recovery
9 26 (5.80%) Network Load Balancing
10 24 (5.36%) Service Delivery
11 22 (4.91%) Change Management
11 22 (4.91%) Service Management
12 21 (4.69%) Server Management
12 21 (4.69%) Stakeholder Management
13 20 (4.46%) Performance Monitoring
14 18 (4.02%) Benchmarking
14 18 (4.02%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 48 (10.71%) PowerShell
2 46 (10.27%) SQL
3 25 (5.58%) C
4 20 (4.46%) Java
5 19 (4.24%) Perl
5 19 (4.24%) Python
6 12 (2.68%) Shell Script
7 9 (2.01%) Bourne shell
8 7 (1.56%) AWK
8 7 (1.56%) JavaScript
8 7 (1.56%) Korn
8 7 (1.56%) Ruby
9 6 (1.34%) C++
10 5 (1.12%) Go
11 4 (0.89%) Bash Shell
11 4 (0.89%) Embedded C
11 4 (0.89%) VBScript
12 3 (0.67%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.67%) VB
13 1 (0.22%) C#
Qualifications
1 105 (23.44%) Security Cleared
2 81 (18.08%) SC Cleared
3 43 (9.60%) Microsoft Certification
4 39 (8.71%) MCSE
5 28 (6.25%) Degree
6 26 (5.80%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (3.57%) Novell Certification
8 14 (3.13%) CCNA
9 12 (2.68%) DV Cleared
10 10 (2.23%) CCNP
11 9 (2.01%) MCSA
11 9 (2.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 7 (1.56%) CCIE
12 7 (1.56%) ISTQB
13 6 (1.34%) RHCE
14 5 (1.12%) HP ASE
14 5 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
14 5 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 5 (1.12%) RHCSA
15 4 (0.89%) HPE ATP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.24%) SLA
2 8 (1.79%) DO-254
3 6 (1.34%) QA
4 3 (0.67%) GDPR
5 2 (0.45%) Def Stans
5 2 (0.45%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.22%) DO-178B
6 1 (0.22%) Government Security Classifications
6 1 (0.22%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.22%) MISRA
6 1 (0.22%) MISRA C
System Software
1 156 (34.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 79 (17.63%) Active Directory
3 75 (16.74%) vSphere
4 70 (15.63%) VMware ESXi
5 63 (14.06%) Hyper-V
6 27 (6.03%) NFS
7 19 (4.24%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 11 (2.46%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 10 (2.23%) Firmware
9 10 (2.23%) XenApp
10 8 (1.79%) IAG
10 8 (1.79%) KVM
10 8 (1.79%) SRDF
10 8 (1.79%) UAG
11 7 (1.56%) GlusterFS
11 7 (1.56%) Virtual Servers
11 7 (1.56%) VMware NSX
12 6 (1.34%) XenDesktop
13 5 (1.12%) ProxySG
13 5 (1.12%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 64 (14.29%) SCCM
2 62 (13.84%) NetBackup
3 41 (9.15%) Microsoft Clustering
4 31 (6.92%) EMC NetWorker
5 29 (6.47%) vCenter Server
6 23 (5.13%) Puppet
6 23 (5.13%) SCOM
7 20 (4.46%) Ansible
8 17 (3.79%) Opscode Chef
8 17 (3.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 16 (3.57%) Failover Clustering
10 15 (3.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 13 (2.90%) vRealize
12 12 (2.68%) EMC VPLEX
12 12 (2.68%) Veritas Storage Foundation
13 11 (2.46%) PowerCLI
13 11 (2.46%) Single Sign-On
14 10 (2.23%) Backup Exec
15 7 (1.56%) Tivoli
15 7 (1.56%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 238 (53.13%) VMware
2 140 (31.25%) Cisco
3 123 (27.46%) NetApp
4 97 (21.65%) HP
5 94 (20.98%) Microsoft
6 90 (20.09%) Dell
7 57 (12.72%) Brocade
8 52 (11.61%) IBM
8 52 (11.61%) Red Hat
9 44 (9.82%) Citrix
10 39 (8.71%) Veritas
11 38 (8.48%) 3PAR
11 38 (8.48%) Oracle
12 36 (8.04%) Isilon
13 34 (7.59%) Splunk
14 31 (6.92%) F5
14 31 (6.92%) Sun
15 26 (5.80%) CommVault
15 26 (5.80%) Hitachi
16 25 (5.58%) SolarWinds