Period
to 3 December 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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 425 451 523
Rank change year-on-year +26 +72 -16
Contract jobs citing EMC 148 384 384
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.39% 0.47% 0.37%
As % of the Vendors category 0.90% 1.09% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 185 254
Median daily rate £413 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.13% +1.27%
10th Percentile £313 £250 £280
90th Percentile £583 £589 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £441 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +10.31% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 25 17
Median hourly rate £45.00 £44.00 £42.27
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +4.11% +5.66%
10th Percentile £26.20 £23.30 £26.16
90th Percentile £60.00 £47.50 £48.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £44.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +2.27% -2.22% +36.36%

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 16,394 35,170 43,114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.37% 43.04% 41.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,641 21,926 26,712
Median daily rate £455 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.11% - +4.05%
10th Percentile £250 £225 £250
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 674 1,464 1,656
Median hourly rate £35.00 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +84.21% +8.57% +0.40%
10th Percentile £12.02 £11.25 £10.75
90th Percentile £57.50 £51.74 £47.50
Median hourly rate £25.96 £17.80 £16.75
% change year-on-year +45.84% +6.27% +1.52%

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 3 December 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing EMC over the 6 months to 3 December 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for EMC in the UK

EMC
Top 13 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 3 December 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 +85 120 £450 +9.09% 78
UK excluding London +96 94 £441 +10.31% 60
South East +144 45 £450 +9.76% 17
London +82 38 £450 +9.09% 25
Work from Home -128 37 £413 -23.61% 8
North of England +68 20 £450 +20.00% 9
North West +45 14 £450 +19.60% 7
Scotland +18 14 £350 -26.32% 3
East of England +67 12 - - 9
Yorkshire +53 6 £413 -17.50% 2
Midlands +59 2 - - 12
West Midlands +50 2 - - 9
Wales +11 1 £400 - 4

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 87 (58.78%) VMware
2 72 (48.65%) Dell
3 69 (46.62%) Windows
4 67 (45.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 55 (37.16%) Linux
6 49 (33.11%) Cisco
7 47 (31.76%) Windows Server
8 46 (31.08%) vSphere
9 44 (29.73%) Firewall
10 42 (28.38%) Active Directory
11 41 (27.70%) Security Cleared
12 38 (25.68%) Ansible
13 37 (25.00%) SC Cleared
13 37 (25.00%) SAN
14 36 (24.32%) Python
14 36 (24.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 35 (23.65%) Microsoft
16 34 (22.97%) PowerShell
17 32 (21.62%) VLAN
18 31 (20.95%) Bash Shell
18 31 (20.95%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 29 (19.59%) Windows Server 2016
20 27 (18.24%) Azure
20 27 (18.24%) Windows 10
21 25 (16.89%) WAN
21 25 (16.89%) Kubernetes
21 25 (16.89%) Prometheus
21 25 (16.89%) Docker
22 24 (16.22%) CentOS
23 23 (15.54%) Citrix

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 18 (12.16%) SharePoint
2 13 (8.78%) MS Exchange
3 6 (4.05%) IIS
4 2 (1.35%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.68%) Confluence
5 1 (0.68%) IBM Domino
5 1 (0.68%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.68%) JBoss
5 1 (0.68%) Live Communications Server
5 1 (0.68%) SAS
5 1 (0.68%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (1.35%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.68%) OrCAD
Cloud Services
1 27 (18.24%) Azure
2 22 (14.86%) Office 365
3 19 (12.84%) GitHub
4 16 (10.81%) Azure Active Directory
5 9 (6.08%) AWS
6 6 (4.05%) PaaS
7 5 (3.38%) Power Automate
8 4 (2.70%) OneDrive
9 3 (2.03%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (1.35%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (1.35%) GCP
10 2 (1.35%) IaaS
10 2 (1.35%) SaaS
10 2 (1.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.68%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.68%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 44 (29.73%) Firewall
2 37 (25.00%) SAN
3 32 (21.62%) VLAN
4 25 (16.89%) WAN
5 21 (14.19%) DNS
6 18 (12.16%) Fibre Channel
6 18 (12.16%) Reverse Proxy
6 18 (12.16%) SNMP
7 15 (10.14%) LAN
7 15 (10.14%) VSAN
8 14 (9.46%) iSCSI
9 11 (7.43%) DHCP
10 10 (6.76%) Ethernet
10 10 (6.76%) VPN
10 10 (6.76%) Wi-Fi
11 8 (5.41%) NAS
11 8 (5.41%) NetScaler
12 7 (4.73%) TCP/IP
13 6 (4.05%) Network Security
14 5 (3.38%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.14%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.08%) Hadoop
3 7 (4.73%) HBase
4 4 (2.70%) Azure SQL Database
4 4 (2.70%) Big Data
4 4 (2.70%) Cosmos DB
5 3 (2.03%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.35%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.35%) MS Access
6 2 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.68%) Power BI
7 1 (0.68%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 21 (14.19%) JIRA
2 18 (12.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 18 (12.16%) Git (software)
2 18 (12.16%) GitLab
2 18 (12.16%) Jenkins
3 11 (7.43%) Rational DOORS
4 4 (2.70%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (1.35%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.68%) Serena SBM
6 1 (0.68%) Subversion
6 1 (0.68%) TeamCity
General
1 18 (12.16%) Finance
2 11 (7.43%) Aerospace
2 11 (7.43%) Automotive
2 11 (7.43%) Military
3 9 (6.08%) Public Sector
4 7 (4.73%) Banking
4 7 (4.73%) Electronics
5 3 (2.03%) International Banking
6 2 (1.35%) Law
7 1 (0.68%) Advertising
7 1 (0.68%) Back Office
7 1 (0.68%) Billing
7 1 (0.68%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (17.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (10.81%) Architect
3 15 (10.14%) Consultant
3 15 (10.14%) Electronics Engineer
4 12 (8.11%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 11 (7.43%) Design Engineer
6 10 (6.76%) Administrator
7 9 (6.08%) DevOps Engineer
7 9 (6.08%) Hardware Engineer
8 8 (5.41%) Electronics Hardware Engineer
8 8 (5.41%) Storage Engineer
8 8 (5.41%) VMware Engineer
9 7 (4.73%) Electronics Design Engineer
9 7 (4.73%) Platform Engineer
10 6 (4.05%) Analyst
10 6 (4.05%) Azure Engineer
10 6 (4.05%) Linux Engineer
10 6 (4.05%) Performance Engineer
10 6 (4.05%) Technical Architect
10 6 (4.05%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (12.16%) Elastic Stack
1 18 (12.16%) gRPC
1 18 (12.16%) REST
1 18 (12.16%) RESTful
1 18 (12.16%) Swagger
2 5 (3.38%) Middleware
3 2 (1.35%) Kafka
3 2 (1.35%) LAMP
4 1 (0.68%) CGI
4 1 (0.68%) Flash
4 1 (0.68%) HTML
4 1 (0.68%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.49%) Data Centre
2 13 (8.78%) EMC VMAX
3 12 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (8.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 11 (7.43%) EMC VNX
4 11 (7.43%) Enterprise Storage
4 11 (7.43%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 10 (6.76%) VHDL
6 9 (6.08%) Clustering
7 7 (4.73%) Management Information System
8 5 (3.38%) Private Cloud
9 4 (2.70%) Cloud Native
9 4 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (2.03%) Internet of Things
10 3 (2.03%) RSA SecurID
11 2 (1.35%) Fat Client
11 2 (1.35%) PKI
11 2 (1.35%) Public Cloud
11 2 (1.35%) Replication
11 2 (1.35%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 69 (46.62%) Windows
2 55 (37.16%) Linux
3 47 (31.76%) Windows Server
4 36 (24.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 29 (19.59%) Windows Server 2016
6 27 (18.24%) Windows 10
7 24 (16.22%) CentOS
8 21 (14.19%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (9.46%) Unix
10 7 (4.73%) Ubuntu
10 7 (4.73%) Windows Server 2019
11 5 (3.38%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (3.38%) Windows XP
12 4 (2.70%) Solaris
13 3 (2.03%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (20.95%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 22 (14.86%) Configuration Management
2 22 (14.86%) Infrastructure as Code
3 21 (14.19%) DevOps
4 18 (12.16%) Continuous Deployment
4 18 (12.16%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (12.16%) Microservices
5 17 (11.49%) Test Strategy
6 16 (10.81%) Converged Infrastructure
6 16 (10.81%) Disaster Recovery
6 16 (10.81%) ITIL
7 14 (9.46%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (8.78%) Validation
9 12 (8.11%) Change Management
9 12 (8.11%) Migration
9 12 (8.11%) Schematic Capture
10 11 (7.43%) CAD
10 11 (7.43%) FMEA
10 11 (7.43%) FMECA
10 11 (7.43%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (24.32%) Python
2 34 (22.97%) PowerShell
3 31 (20.95%) Bash Shell
4 18 (12.16%) C#
4 18 (12.16%) Go
4 18 (12.16%) Perl
5 9 (6.08%) C
5 9 (6.08%) SQL
6 2 (1.35%) AWK
6 2 (1.35%) Bourne shell
6 2 (1.35%) Embedded C
6 2 (1.35%) Java
6 2 (1.35%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.35%) Korn
6 2 (1.35%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.35%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.35%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.68%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 41 (27.70%) Security Cleared
2 37 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 13 (8.78%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (8.11%) CCNA
5 11 (7.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (5.41%) CCNP
7 6 (4.05%) MCSE
7 6 (4.05%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (4.05%) VCAP
8 4 (2.70%) DV Cleared
8 4 (2.70%) NCDA
9 3 (2.03%) CCA
9 3 (2.03%) CISSP
9 3 (2.03%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (2.03%) Degree
9 3 (2.03%) MCSA
9 3 (2.03%) Network+ Certification
9 3 (2.03%) VCP6
10 2 (1.35%) JNCIA
11 1 (0.68%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.43%) ECSS
2 3 (2.03%) QA
3 1 (0.68%) Def Stans
3 1 (0.68%) GDPR
3 1 (0.68%) PMBOK
3 1 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.68%) SLA
System Software
1 67 (45.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 46 (31.08%) vSphere
3 42 (28.38%) Active Directory
4 25 (16.89%) Docker
5 20 (13.51%) VMware ESXi
5 20 (13.51%) VMware NSX
6 8 (5.41%) NFS
6 8 (5.41%) XenApp
7 7 (4.73%) HDFS
7 7 (4.73%) Microsoft App-V
7 7 (4.73%) XenDesktop
8 4 (2.70%) Hyper-V
8 4 (2.70%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (2.03%) vCloud
10 2 (1.35%) Firmware
10 2 (1.35%) GlusterFS
10 2 (1.35%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (1.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.68%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 38 (25.68%) Ansible
2 25 (16.89%) Kubernetes
2 25 (16.89%) Prometheus
3 21 (14.19%) Grafana
4 20 (13.51%) Puppet
5 18 (12.16%) Opscode Chef
5 18 (12.16%) Packer
5 18 (12.16%) Terraform
5 18 (12.16%) ZABBIX
6 15 (10.14%) SCCM
6 15 (10.14%) vCenter Server
7 14 (9.46%) Microsoft Intune
8 9 (6.08%) vRealize
9 8 (5.41%) PowerCLI
10 7 (4.73%) Microsoft Clustering
11 6 (4.05%) NetBackup
12 5 (3.38%) Avamar
12 5 (3.38%) IBM BigFix
13 4 (2.70%) AirWatch
13 4 (2.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 87 (58.78%) VMware
2 72 (48.65%) Dell
3 49 (33.11%) Cisco
4 35 (23.65%) Microsoft
5 23 (15.54%) Citrix
5 23 (15.54%) NetApp
6 22 (14.86%) IBM
7 19 (12.84%) HP
7 19 (12.84%) Splunk
8 18 (12.16%) Atlassian
9 15 (10.14%) Brocade
10 10 (6.76%) Red Hat
11 9 (6.08%) CheckPoint
11 9 (6.08%) Oracle
11 9 (6.08%) Palo Alto
12 7 (4.73%) SolarWinds
13 6 (4.05%) 3PAR
13 6 (4.05%) Emulex
13 6 (4.05%) Veritas
14 5 (3.38%) Juniper