Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 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
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 486 439 302
Rank change year-on-year -47 -137 +20
Contract jobs citing EMC 438 466 868
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.43% 0.52% 0.82%
As % of the Vendors category 1.04% 1.17% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 292 516
UK median daily rate £435 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £263 £281 £260
90th Percentile £588 £575 £569
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £405
% change year-on-year - -1.23% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 12 21
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £33.75 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.93% -20.59% +6.25%
10th Percentile £32.58 £22.50 £15.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £42.81 £63.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £43.75
% change year-on-year +30.77% -25.71% +9.38%

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 42,032 39,899 46,481
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.71% 44.17% 44.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,210 24,484 28,253
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £240
90th Percentile £625 £600 £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 1,479 1,397 1,635
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -6.42% +6.86%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.38 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £16.92 £18.00
% change year-on-year -6.26% -6.00% +7.46%

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 24 May 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 24 May 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 24 May 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 -28 411 £439 +3.24% 161
UK excluding London -39 280 £400 - 125
London -39 156 £475 - 43
South East -18 95 £425 - 43
North of England -2 78 £400 -3.61% 18
South West +47 50 £400 +38.53% 23
North West -13 43 £410 -2.96% 9
Midlands -32 19 £463 +13.97% 8
Scotland -68 19 £450 +12.50% 7
North East +23 18 £338 - 2
West Midlands -26 18 £497 +24.31% 7
Yorkshire -16 17 £525 +40.00% 7
East of England -14 15 £358 +14.40% 25
Wales -7 6 £350 - 1
East Midlands -12 1 £373 -29.05% 1

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 (54.34%) VMware
2 163 (37.21%) Windows
2 163 (37.21%) SAN
3 149 (34.02%) Cisco
3 149 (34.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 132 (30.14%) Security Cleared
5 111 (25.34%) SC Cleared
5 111 (25.34%) NetApp
5 111 (25.34%) Finance
6 104 (23.74%) Data Centre
7 103 (23.52%) Windows Server
7 103 (23.52%) Microsoft
8 101 (23.06%) ITIL
9 94 (21.46%) Linux
10 90 (20.55%) Active Directory
11 85 (19.41%) HP
12 79 (18.04%) vSphere
13 77 (17.58%) EMC VNX
14 76 (17.35%) Dell
15 74 (16.89%) Unix
16 72 (16.44%) Migration
17 62 (14.16%) VMware ESXi
18 58 (13.24%) Brocade
19 55 (12.56%) EMC NetWorker
20 53 (12.10%) Solaris
21 52 (11.87%) Red Hat
21 52 (11.87%) Replication
21 52 (11.87%) Hyper-V
22 51 (11.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 51 (11.64%) Amazon 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 36 (8.22%) IIS
2 27 (6.16%) MS Exchange
3 18 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (3.88%) OpenStack
5 13 (2.97%) Skype for Business
6 10 (2.28%) Apache
7 9 (2.05%) SharePoint
8 8 (1.83%) WebSphere
9 7 (1.60%) Confluence
10 6 (1.37%) Documentum
11 5 (1.14%) Cloud Foundry
11 5 (1.14%) CMS
11 5 (1.14%) nginx
11 5 (1.14%) Tomcat
12 4 (0.91%) SharePoint Server
13 3 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
13 3 (0.68%) IBM Notes
13 3 (0.68%) JBoss
13 3 (0.68%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 14 (3.20%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (2.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (1.83%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.60%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.46%) OrCAD
6 2 (0.46%) SOLIDWORKS
6 2 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.23%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.23%) EPLAN
Business Applications
1 4 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.46%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.23%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 51 (11.64%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (10.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (3.88%) Office 365
4 8 (1.83%) AWS Lambda
4 8 (1.83%) Serverless
5 7 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (1.37%) AWS CloudFormation
6 6 (1.37%) IaaS
7 5 (1.14%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (0.91%) PaaS
9 3 (0.68%) GitHub
10 2 (0.46%) SaaS
11 1 (0.23%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.23%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.23%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 163 (37.21%) SAN
2 51 (11.64%) Firewall
3 40 (9.13%) DNS
4 39 (8.90%) Fibre Channel
4 39 (8.90%) NAS
5 32 (7.31%) WAN
6 31 (7.08%) iSCSI
7 26 (5.94%) LAN
8 23 (5.25%) DHCP
9 21 (4.79%) FCoE
10 18 (4.11%) TCP/IP
11 13 (2.97%) Internet
11 13 (2.97%) Skype
11 13 (2.97%) SNMP
12 12 (2.74%) Wireless
13 10 (2.28%) VLAN
14 9 (2.05%) DMZ
15 8 (1.83%) SSL
16 7 (1.60%) HTTP
16 7 (1.60%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (7.99%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.05%) Oracle Database
3 8 (1.83%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (1.60%) MongoDB
4 7 (1.60%) MySQL
5 6 (1.37%) Amazon RDS
5 6 (1.37%) SAP HANA
6 5 (1.14%) Big Data
6 5 (1.14%) Hadoop
6 5 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (0.91%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (0.68%) DB2
9 2 (0.46%) HBase
9 2 (0.46%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.46%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.46%) SQL Server 2016
10 1 (0.23%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.23%) InterSystems Cache
10 1 (0.23%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 14 (3.20%) Jenkins
2 8 (1.83%) Rational DOORS
3 5 (1.14%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.14%) Vagrant
4 4 (0.91%) JIRA
5 3 (0.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (0.46%) Subversion
7 1 (0.23%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.23%) Maven
7 1 (0.23%) MSI
7 1 (0.23%) Selenium
7 1 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 111 (25.34%) Finance
2 34 (7.76%) Banking
3 16 (3.65%) Electronics
4 15 (3.42%) Manufacturing
5 12 (2.74%) Telecoms
6 8 (1.83%) Automotive
7 6 (1.37%) Aerospace
8 3 (0.68%) Advertising
8 3 (0.68%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.68%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.68%) Military
8 3 (0.68%) Spanish Language
9 2 (0.46%) International Banking
9 2 (0.46%) Law
9 2 (0.46%) Legal
9 2 (0.46%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.23%) French Language
10 1 (0.23%) Marketing
10 1 (0.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 67 (15.30%) Storage Engineer
2 40 (9.13%) Architect
3 31 (7.08%) Consultant
3 31 (7.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 30 (6.85%) Analyst
5 25 (5.71%) Administrator
6 22 (5.02%) EMC Engineer
7 20 (4.57%) Network Engineer
8 19 (4.34%) Project Manager
8 19 (4.34%) Storage Consultant
8 19 (4.34%) Systems Engineer
9 18 (4.11%) EMC Storage Engineer
9 18 (4.11%) VMware Engineer
10 17 (3.88%) Infrastructure Architect
11 16 (3.65%) Backup Engineer
12 14 (3.20%) Design Engineer
12 14 (3.20%) Server Engineer
12 14 (3.20%) Technical Architect
13 13 (2.97%) Support Engineer
14 12 (2.74%) Storage Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (4.11%) Web Services
2 7 (1.60%) LAMP
2 7 (1.60%) Middleware
3 6 (1.37%) .NET
3 6 (1.37%) Flash
3 6 (1.37%) HTML
3 6 (1.37%) LDAP
4 5 (1.14%) J2EE
4 5 (1.14%) LEMP Stack
5 4 (0.91%) Web Services Management
5 4 (0.91%) XML
5 4 (0.91%) X-Windows
6 3 (0.68%) JSP
6 3 (0.68%) REST
7 2 (0.46%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (0.46%) Apache Camel
7 2 (0.46%) Kafka
7 2 (0.46%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (0.46%) Velocity
7 2 (0.46%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 104 (23.74%) Data Centre
2 77 (17.58%) EMC VNX
3 52 (11.87%) Replication
4 44 (10.05%) EMC VMAX
5 43 (9.82%) Enterprise Storage
6 34 (7.76%) Clustering
7 19 (4.34%) Analytical Skills
8 17 (3.88%) VxBlock/Vblock
9 12 (2.74%) Celerra
9 12 (2.74%) Private Cloud
10 11 (2.51%) HP Storage
10 11 (2.51%) Management Information System
11 10 (2.28%) HP StoreVirtual
11 10 (2.28%) Virtual Team
12 9 (2.05%) CLARiiON
13 8 (1.83%) Client/Server
13 8 (1.83%) Self-Motivation
14 7 (1.60%) HP Superdome
14 7 (1.60%) Life Science
15 6 (1.37%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 163 (37.21%) Windows
2 103 (23.52%) Windows Server
3 94 (21.46%) Linux
4 74 (16.89%) Unix
5 53 (12.10%) Solaris
6 51 (11.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 50 (11.42%) Windows Server 2008
8 44 (10.05%) Windows Server 2012
9 31 (7.08%) AIX
10 18 (4.11%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (2.51%) Windows 2000
12 8 (1.83%) Windows Embedded Compact
12 8 (1.83%) Windows NT
12 8 (1.83%) Windows XP
13 6 (1.37%) CentOS
13 6 (1.37%) HPUX
14 5 (1.14%) Data ONTAP
14 5 (1.14%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.46%) SUSE
15 2 (0.46%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (23.06%) ITIL
2 72 (16.44%) Migration
3 41 (9.36%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (7.99%) DevOps
5 32 (7.31%) Security Hardening
6 30 (6.85%) Capacity Planning
7 29 (6.62%) Problem-Solving
8 27 (6.16%) Change Management
9 26 (5.94%) Stakeholder Management
10 25 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
10 25 (5.71%) Project Management
11 24 (5.48%) Configuration Management
12 22 (5.02%) High Availability
13 20 (4.57%) Data Migration
13 20 (4.57%) Virtual Environments
14 19 (4.34%) Continuous Delivery
14 19 (4.34%) Performance Monitoring
15 18 (4.11%) Continuous Integration
16 17 (3.88%) Service Management
17 16 (3.65%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 43 (9.82%) PowerShell
2 30 (6.85%) Python
3 25 (5.71%) Perl
3 25 (5.71%) SQL
4 19 (4.34%) C
5 16 (3.65%) Java
6 11 (2.51%) Shell Script
7 9 (2.05%) JavaScript
8 7 (1.60%) Bash Shell
8 7 (1.60%) Ruby
9 6 (1.37%) VB
9 6 (1.37%) VBScript
10 5 (1.14%) AWK
10 5 (1.14%) Bourne shell
10 5 (1.14%) Go
10 5 (1.14%) Korn
11 4 (0.91%) C++
12 3 (0.68%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.23%) C#
13 1 (0.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 132 (30.14%) Security Cleared
2 111 (25.34%) SC Cleared
3 32 (7.31%) Microsoft Certification
4 29 (6.62%) MCSE
5 27 (6.16%) Degree
6 24 (5.48%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (2.51%) CCNA
8 10 (2.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 9 (2.05%) CCNP
9 9 (2.05%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (1.83%) DV Cleared
10 8 (1.83%) MCSA
11 6 (1.37%) CCIE
11 6 (1.37%) ISTQB
11 6 (1.37%) MCP
11 6 (1.37%) Novell Certification
12 5 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 4 (0.91%) HP ASE
13 4 (0.91%) HPE ATP
13 4 (0.91%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (7.08%) SLA
2 10 (2.28%) QA
3 4 (0.91%) DO-254
3 4 (0.91%) GDPR
3 4 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.46%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.46%) PMO
5 1 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.23%) Def Stans
5 1 (0.23%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.23%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.23%) MISRA
5 1 (0.23%) MISRA C
5 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 149 (34.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 90 (20.55%) Active Directory
3 79 (18.04%) vSphere
4 62 (14.16%) VMware ESXi
5 52 (11.87%) Hyper-V
6 33 (7.53%) NFS
7 17 (3.88%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 14 (3.20%) XenApp
9 12 (2.74%) Firmware
10 11 (2.51%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 9 (2.05%) VMware NSX
12 7 (1.60%) KVM
13 6 (1.37%) vCloud
14 5 (1.14%) Docker
14 5 (1.14%) GlusterFS
14 5 (1.14%) ProxySG
15 4 (0.91%) SRDF
15 4 (0.91%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 4 (0.91%) Virtual Machines
15 4 (0.91%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 55 (12.56%) EMC NetWorker
2 45 (10.27%) SCCM
3 41 (9.36%) NetBackup
4 27 (6.16%) vCenter Server
5 24 (5.48%) Ansible
5 24 (5.48%) EMC VPLEX
5 24 (5.48%) Microsoft Clustering
6 22 (5.02%) Puppet
7 21 (4.79%) Opscode Chef
8 17 (3.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 16 (3.65%) SCOM
10 14 (3.20%) Backup Exec
11 11 (2.51%) PowerCLI
11 11 (2.51%) vRealize Orchestrator
12 10 (2.28%) vRealize
13 8 (1.83%) Failover Clustering
13 8 (1.83%) Tivoli
14 7 (1.60%) Oracle ZFS
14 7 (1.60%) Veritas Storage Foundation
15 6 (1.37%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 238 (54.34%) VMware
2 149 (34.02%) Cisco
3 111 (25.34%) NetApp
4 103 (23.52%) Microsoft
5 85 (19.41%) HP
6 76 (17.35%) Dell
7 58 (13.24%) Brocade
8 52 (11.87%) Red Hat
9 50 (11.42%) 3PAR
10 44 (10.05%) IBM
11 43 (9.82%) Citrix
11 43 (9.82%) Oracle
12 36 (8.22%) Veritas
13 33 (7.53%) Splunk
14 29 (6.62%) F5
15 27 (6.16%) Sun
16 26 (5.94%) Isilon
17 25 (5.71%) Hitachi
17 25 (5.71%) Symantec
18 22 (5.02%) CommVault