Period
to 17 November 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 November 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 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 521 499 330
Rank change year-on-year -22 -169 +37
Contract jobs citing EMC 392 438 779
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.38% 0.43% 0.74%
As % of the Vendors category 0.90% 1.00% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 233 496
UK median daily rate £403 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.21% -2.50% +2.56%
10th Percentile £263 £280 £268
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +7.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 16 27
UK median hourly rate £43.63 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.08% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £27.75 £30.25 £20.73
90th Percentile £49.88 £43.50 £43.47
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +23.29% +4.29% +7.69%

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 43,485 43,905 48,069
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.17% 42.70% 45.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,944 27,255 29,361
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +2.38% +5.00%
10th Percentile £250 £238 £240
90th Percentile £625 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,663 1,469 1,723
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.38 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.72% +5.30% -5.71%
10th Percentile £10.80 £10.62 £10.14
90th Percentile £47.00 £45.29 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.92 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +2.52% - -5.69%

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 November 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 November 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 November 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 -16 367 £400 +0.50% 204
UK excluding London -10 266 £403 +7.33% 160
London -34 121 £430 -4.44% 56
South East +12 115 £439 +12.50% 46
North of England -4 79 £375 +20.97% 21
Yorkshire +21 41 £353 -17.06% 11
South West -35 26 £375 -11.76% 27
North West -3 24 £403 +43.75% 7
Midlands -26 20 £400 +6.67% 25
West Midlands -17 18 £400 +30.61% 21
North East -21 14 £375 +20.97% 3
Scotland -32 11 £425 +40.50% 8
East of England -3 6 £400 -11.11% 29
Northern Ireland - 5 £400 -
Wales -16 4 £404 +5.21% 4
East Midlands -3 2 £352 -7.67% 4

For the 6 months to 17 November 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.

1 201 (51.28%) VMware
2 188 (47.96%) Windows
3 125 (31.89%) SAN
4 112 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 107 (27.30%) Cisco
5 107 (27.30%) Linux
6 106 (27.04%) NetApp
7 105 (26.79%) Data Centre
8 102 (26.02%) Windows Server
9 85 (21.68%) Finance
10 81 (20.66%) Microsoft
11 76 (19.39%) HP
12 75 (19.13%) Dell
13 71 (18.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 70 (17.86%) Active Directory
15 69 (17.60%) VMware ESXi
16 68 (17.35%) ITIL
17 67 (17.09%) NetBackup
18 66 (16.84%) IBM
18 66 (16.84%) Security Cleared
19 62 (15.82%) SQL Server
20 60 (15.31%) vSphere
20 60 (15.31%) PowerShell
21 58 (14.80%) SQL
22 57 (14.54%) SCCM
23 56 (14.29%) Unix
24 52 (13.27%) MS Exchange
25 51 (13.01%) DNS
26 50 (12.76%) EMC VNX
27 48 (12.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 52 (13.27%) MS Exchange
2 30 (7.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (4.85%) IIS
4 14 (3.57%) SharePoint
5 8 (2.04%) Apache
5 8 (2.04%) OpenStack
6 7 (1.79%) Confluence
7 6 (1.53%) Documentum
7 6 (1.53%) Skype for Business
7 6 (1.53%) WebSphere
8 5 (1.28%) SharePoint Server
8 5 (1.28%) Tomcat
9 4 (1.02%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (0.77%) Cloud Foundry
10 3 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (0.77%) Live Communications Server
10 3 (0.77%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.51%) MS Project Server
12 1 (0.26%) Captiva
12 1 (0.26%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 15 (3.83%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (2.55%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (1.28%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.77%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.26%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 44 (11.22%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (8.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (5.36%) Office 365
4 16 (4.08%) IaaS
5 13 (3.32%) PaaS
6 7 (1.79%) Google Cloud Platform
6 7 (1.79%) IBM Cloud
7 4 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (1.02%) SaaS
8 2 (0.51%) G Suite
8 2 (0.51%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.26%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.26%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 125 (31.89%) SAN
2 51 (13.01%) DNS
3 46 (11.73%) NAS
4 38 (9.69%) DHCP
5 31 (7.91%) Firewall
6 28 (7.14%) LAN
7 27 (6.89%) WAN
8 21 (5.36%) FCoE
9 15 (3.83%) Fibre Channel
9 15 (3.83%) TCP/IP
10 12 (3.06%) VLAN
11 10 (2.55%) iSCSI
12 9 (2.30%) Internet
12 9 (2.30%) SNMP
12 9 (2.30%) VPN
13 7 (1.79%) MPLS
13 7 (1.79%) Skype
13 7 (1.79%) VSAN
14 6 (1.53%) DMZ
14 6 (1.53%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (15.82%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.32%) Hadoop
3 11 (2.81%) Big Data
4 9 (2.30%) MongoDB
4 9 (2.30%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (2.04%) NoSQL
6 6 (1.53%) Amazon RDS
6 6 (1.53%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (0.77%) DB2
8 3 (0.77%) MS Access
8 3 (0.77%) MySQL
8 3 (0.77%) OLTP
8 3 (0.77%) SQL Server 2016
9 2 (0.51%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.26%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 12 (3.06%) Rational DOORS
2 10 (2.55%) Jenkins
3 6 (1.53%) Git (software)
3 6 (1.53%) JIRA
4 4 (1.02%) GitLab
5 3 (0.77%) Artifactory
5 3 (0.77%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.26%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.26%) Maven
6 1 (0.26%) MSI
6 1 (0.26%) Selenium
6 1 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.26%) Vagrant
General
1 85 (21.68%) Finance
2 26 (6.63%) Banking
3 14 (3.57%) Manufacturing
4 11 (2.81%) Financial Institution
4 11 (2.81%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.30%) Aerospace
6 7 (1.79%) Electronics
6 7 (1.79%) Law
7 6 (1.53%) Retail
8 5 (1.28%) Automotive
9 4 (1.02%) Military
10 3 (0.77%) International Banking
11 2 (0.51%) Advertising
11 2 (0.51%) Legal
11 2 (0.51%) Local Government
12 1 (0.26%) Billing
12 1 (0.26%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.26%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 60 (15.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 58 (14.80%) Storage Engineer
3 41 (10.46%) Architect
4 28 (7.14%) Administrator
5 23 (5.87%) Analyst
5 23 (5.87%) Consultant
5 23 (5.87%) EMC Engineer
6 19 (4.85%) NetBackup Engineer
7 18 (4.59%) Systems Engineer
8 16 (4.08%) Systems Administrator
8 16 (4.08%) VMware Engineer
9 15 (3.83%) Infrastructure Support
9 15 (3.83%) Server Engineer
10 14 (3.57%) Backup Engineer
10 14 (3.57%) Infrastructure Architect
11 13 (3.32%) EMC Storage Engineer
12 12 (3.06%) Network Engineer
13 11 (2.81%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 11 (2.81%) Technical Architect
13 11 (2.81%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.55%) Flash
1 10 (2.55%) Middleware
2 8 (2.04%) Web Services
3 6 (1.53%) LDAP
4 5 (1.28%) .NET
4 5 (1.28%) HTML
5 3 (0.77%) REST
5 3 (0.77%) Windows SharePoint Services
5 3 (0.77%) XML
5 3 (0.77%) XSLT
6 2 (0.51%) Ajax
6 2 (0.51%) Web Services Management
6 2 (0.51%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.26%) COM+
7 1 (0.26%) J2EE
7 1 (0.26%) LAMP
7 1 (0.26%) LEMP Stack
7 1 (0.26%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 105 (26.79%) Data Centre
2 50 (12.76%) EMC VNX
3 45 (11.48%) Clustering
4 28 (7.14%) EMC VMAX
5 18 (4.59%) CLARiiON
6 15 (3.83%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (3.83%) Enterprise Storage
7 14 (3.57%) Management Information System
8 13 (3.32%) HP Storage
9 11 (2.81%) Data Structures
9 11 (2.81%) iSeries
9 11 (2.81%) Replication
10 10 (2.55%) Virtual Team
10 10 (2.55%) VxBlock/Vblock
11 9 (2.30%) Mainframe
12 6 (1.53%) Client/Server
12 6 (1.53%) EMC Centera
12 6 (1.53%) Linux Command Line
12 6 (1.53%) Self-Motivation
13 5 (1.28%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 188 (47.96%) Windows
2 107 (27.30%) Linux
3 102 (26.02%) Windows Server
4 56 (14.29%) Unix
5 48 (12.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 47 (11.99%) Windows Server 2012
7 37 (9.44%) Windows Server 2008
8 35 (8.93%) Solaris
9 28 (7.14%) AIX
10 18 (4.59%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (1.79%) Windows XP
12 6 (1.53%) Windows 10
13 5 (1.28%) HPUX
13 5 (1.28%) Windows 2000
13 5 (1.28%) Windows Embedded Compact
13 5 (1.28%) Windows NT
14 4 (1.02%) CentOS
14 4 (1.02%) SUSE
14 4 (1.02%) Windows 7
15 3 (0.77%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (18.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 68 (17.35%) ITIL
3 43 (10.97%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (10.46%) Migration
5 31 (7.91%) Storage Management
6 27 (6.89%) DevOps
7 26 (6.63%) Disaster Recovery
7 26 (6.63%) Network Load Balancing
8 24 (6.12%) Capacity Planning
8 24 (6.12%) Change Management
8 24 (6.12%) Performance Tuning
8 24 (6.12%) Stakeholder Management
9 21 (5.36%) Problem-Solving
9 21 (5.36%) Server Management
9 21 (5.36%) Virtual Environments
10 20 (5.10%) Mentoring
11 19 (4.85%) Project Management
12 18 (4.59%) Proactive Monitoring
13 17 (4.34%) Benchmarking
13 17 (4.34%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 60 (15.31%) PowerShell
2 58 (14.80%) SQL
3 25 (6.38%) JavaScript
4 22 (5.61%) C
5 19 (4.85%) Bash Shell
6 18 (4.59%) Perl
7 13 (3.32%) Java
8 11 (2.81%) Python
8 11 (2.81%) Shell Script
9 4 (1.02%) Bourne shell
9 4 (1.02%) C++
9 4 (1.02%) Korn
10 3 (0.77%) Go
10 3 (0.77%) Ruby
10 3 (0.77%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.51%) AWK
11 2 (0.51%) PHP
11 2 (0.51%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.51%) VBScript
12 1 (0.26%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 66 (16.84%) Security Cleared
2 47 (11.99%) SC Cleared
3 36 (9.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 33 (8.42%) MCSE
5 19 (4.85%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (4.59%) Degree
7 16 (4.08%) CCNA
7 16 (4.08%) DV Cleared
7 16 (4.08%) Novell Certification
8 10 (2.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 8 (2.04%) CCNP
10 7 (1.79%) ISTQB
11 6 (1.53%) MCSA
12 5 (1.28%) EMC Certification
12 5 (1.28%) ISEB
12 5 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.77%) CCIE
13 3 (0.77%) IBM Certification
13 3 (0.77%) RHCE
13 3 (0.77%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.04%) SLA
2 7 (1.79%) DO-254
3 6 (1.53%) GDPR
4 4 (1.02%) QA
5 3 (0.77%) DO-160
6 2 (0.51%) Def Stans
6 2 (0.51%) ISO 22301
6 2 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.26%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.26%) Government Security Classifications
7 1 (0.26%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.26%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.26%) IEC 61508
7 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 112 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 70 (17.86%) Active Directory
3 69 (17.60%) VMware ESXi
4 60 (15.31%) vSphere
5 36 (9.18%) Hyper-V
6 21 (5.36%) XenDesktop
7 19 (4.85%) XenApp
8 17 (4.34%) NFS
9 16 (4.08%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 12 (3.06%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 10 (2.55%) SRDF
11 10 (2.55%) Virtual Servers
12 8 (2.04%) IAG
12 8 (2.04%) UAG
12 8 (2.04%) vCloud
13 7 (1.79%) Oracle RAC
13 7 (1.79%) VMware NSX
14 5 (1.28%) Docker
15 4 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
15 4 (1.02%) Xen
Systems Management
1 67 (17.09%) NetBackup
2 57 (14.54%) SCCM
3 40 (10.20%) Microsoft Clustering
4 29 (7.40%) vCenter Server
5 28 (7.14%) SCOM
6 21 (5.36%) EMC NetWorker
7 16 (4.08%) Failover Clustering
7 16 (4.08%) vRealize
8 14 (3.57%) PowerCLI
8 14 (3.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 13 (3.32%) Puppet
10 12 (3.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 11 (2.81%) Veritas Storage Foundation
12 8 (2.04%) Single Sign-On
13 6 (1.53%) Ansible
13 6 (1.53%) EMC VPLEX
13 6 (1.53%) McAfee ePO
13 6 (1.53%) SnapMirror
13 6 (1.53%) SnapVault
14 5 (1.28%) Terraform
Vendors
1 201 (51.28%) VMware
2 107 (27.30%) Cisco
3 106 (27.04%) NetApp
4 81 (20.66%) Microsoft
5 76 (19.39%) HP
6 75 (19.13%) Dell
7 66 (16.84%) IBM
8 47 (11.99%) Isilon
9 46 (11.73%) Oracle
10 41 (10.46%) Veritas
11 36 (9.18%) Red Hat
12 35 (8.93%) Citrix
13 33 (8.42%) 3PAR
14 32 (8.16%) Brocade
15 31 (7.91%) Google
16 19 (4.85%) SolarWinds
17 18 (4.59%) Juniper
18 17 (4.34%) Hitachi
19 14 (3.57%) CommVault
19 14 (3.57%) Splunk