Period
to 24 November 2017

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 November 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.

EMC
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 496 327 358
Rank change year-on-year -169 +31 -65
Contract jobs citing EMC 440 767 748
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.43% 0.73% 0.65%
As % of the Vendors category 1.00% 1.61% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 494 405
UK median daily rate £390 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +3.23% +1.97%
10th Percentile £280 £275 £263
90th Percentile £538 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 27 30
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £33.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +3.70% -10.00%
10th Percentile £30.20 £20.73 £17.50
90th Percentile £43.55 £43.47 £42.46
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -5.71% +25.00% -25.33%

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 43927 47590 49581
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.62% 45.32% 43.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 27311 29060 29226
UK median daily rate £432 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.74% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £233 £240 £225
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1460 1714 2108
UK median hourly rate £17.43 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.64% -5.71% +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.58 £10.24 £10.21
90th Percentile £45.50 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year - -5.71% +6.06%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 -167 393 £400 - 48
UK excluding London -96 268 £375 - 33
London -93 167 £450 +3.15% 19
South East -77 93 £389 -7.16% 7
North of England -27 62 £310 -6.06% 7
Scotland -7 38 £303 -24.38% 4
South West +18 36 £425 +21.43% 7
North East +25 30 £310 -
Midlands +5 28 £375 -6.25% 2
North West -3 18 £280 -25.33%
East Midlands +3 16 £381 -9.50% 1
Yorkshire +7 14 £425 - 7
West Midlands -10 12 £375 -6.25% 1
East of England -14 10 £375 - 6
Wales +15 4 £384 +2.33%

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 228 (51.82%) SAN
2 211 (47.95%) Windows
3 201 (45.68%) VMware
4 197 (44.77%) Linux
5 159 (36.14%) Cisco
6 121 (27.50%) HP
7 110 (25.00%) Finance
8 107 (24.32%) VMware Infrastructure
9 106 (24.09%) NetApp
10 104 (23.64%) Windows Server
11 99 (22.50%) Red Hat
11 99 (22.50%) Microsoft
12 98 (22.27%) Unix
13 95 (21.59%) Solaris
14 92 (20.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 92 (20.91%) Data Centre
15 90 (20.45%) NetBackup
16 87 (19.77%) Security Cleared
17 85 (19.32%) ITIL
18 83 (18.86%) Brocade
18 83 (18.86%) NAS
19 81 (18.41%) Veritas
20 79 (17.95%) IBM
21 78 (17.73%) Active Directory
21 78 (17.73%) EMC VNX
22 73 (16.59%) AIX
23 69 (15.68%) Symantec
24 63 (14.32%) VMware ESXi
24 63 (14.32%) Fibre Channel
25 61 (13.86%) 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 35 (7.95%) MS Exchange
2 24 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (3.86%) Skype for Business
4 15 (3.41%) Apache
4 15 (3.41%) OpenStack
5 14 (3.18%) IIS
6 12 (2.73%) Tomcat
7 11 (2.50%) SharePoint
8 8 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
8 8 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
9 7 (1.59%) IBM Domino
10 6 (1.36%) WebLogic
11 5 (1.14%) Drupal
11 5 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2007
11 5 (1.14%) WordPress
12 4 (0.91%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 4 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (0.68%) Confluence
13 3 (0.68%) Oracle 10gAS
13 3 (0.68%) WebSphere
Applications
1 19 (4.32%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.14%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.91%) SOLIDWORKS
4 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.68%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.68%) Oracle iProcurement
3 2 (0.45%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.23%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.23%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 50 (11.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (7.73%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (6.14%) Office 365
4 22 (5.00%) IaaS
5 8 (1.82%) PaaS
6 4 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.91%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (0.91%) Mimecast
6 4 (0.91%) SaaS
7 2 (0.45%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.45%) OneDrive
7 2 (0.45%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.23%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.23%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 228 (51.82%) SAN
2 83 (18.86%) NAS
3 63 (14.32%) Fibre Channel
4 46 (10.45%) Firewall
5 40 (9.09%) DNS
6 32 (7.27%) WAN
7 30 (6.82%) LAN
8 29 (6.59%) DHCP
9 27 (6.14%) TCP/IP
10 19 (4.32%) MPLS
11 17 (3.86%) Wireless
12 16 (3.64%) iSCSI
13 15 (3.41%) Skype
13 15 (3.41%) VPN
14 13 (2.95%) SMTP
14 13 (2.95%) SNMP
15 12 (2.73%) Ethernet
16 11 (2.50%) Network Security
17 10 (2.27%) HTTP
17 10 (2.27%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (5.91%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.50%) Oracle Database
2 11 (2.50%) Oracle Exadata
3 8 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (1.59%) MySQL
5 6 (1.36%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (1.14%) Hadoop
6 5 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (0.91%) Big Data
7 4 (0.91%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (0.91%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (0.91%) SQL Server 2016
8 3 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.68%) MongoDB
8 3 (0.68%) MS Access
9 2 (0.45%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.23%) DB2
10 1 (0.23%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 12 (2.73%) Git (software)
2 11 (2.50%) Jenkins
3 4 (0.91%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (0.91%) Vagrant
4 3 (0.68%) JIRA
4 3 (0.68%) RequisitePro
5 2 (0.45%) MSI
5 2 (0.45%) Selenium
5 2 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.23%) Maven
6 1 (0.23%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 110 (25.00%) Finance
2 57 (12.95%) Banking
3 24 (5.45%) Legal
4 19 (4.32%) Investment Banking
5 13 (2.95%) Telecoms
6 10 (2.27%) Financial Institution
7 9 (2.05%) Retail
8 7 (1.59%) Military
9 6 (1.36%) Law
10 5 (1.14%) Advertising
10 5 (1.14%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.91%) Aerospace
11 4 (0.91%) German Language
11 4 (0.91%) Local Government
12 3 (0.68%) Automotive
12 3 (0.68%) Electronics
12 3 (0.68%) Front Office
13 2 (0.45%) Back Office
13 2 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 67 (15.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 53 (12.05%) Storage Engineer
3 50 (11.36%) Administrator
4 42 (9.55%) Architect
5 34 (7.73%) Consultant
6 29 (6.59%) Systems Administrator
7 28 (6.36%) Backup Engineer
8 26 (5.91%) Analyst
9 25 (5.68%) Systems Engineer
10 24 (5.45%) EMC Engineer
11 19 (4.32%) Linux Administrator
12 17 (3.86%) Infrastructure Architect
13 16 (3.64%) Storage and Backup Engineer
13 16 (3.64%) Unix Administrator
14 15 (3.41%) NetApp Engineer
14 15 (3.41%) Network Engineer
15 14 (3.18%) Linux Engineer
15 14 (3.18%) Unix Systems Administrator
16 13 (2.95%) SAN Engineer
17 12 (2.73%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.27%) Elastic Stack
2 7 (1.59%) Regular Expression
2 7 (1.59%) XML
3 6 (1.36%) HTML
3 6 (1.36%) Middleware
3 6 (1.36%) RESTful
4 5 (1.14%) Software Packaging
4 5 (1.14%) X-Windows
5 4 (0.91%) .NET
5 4 (0.91%) CSS
5 4 (0.91%) LAMP
5 4 (0.91%) Web Services
6 3 (0.68%) REST
7 2 (0.45%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.23%) Apache Camel
8 1 (0.23%) Flash
8 1 (0.23%) JSP
8 1 (0.23%) Kafka
8 1 (0.23%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (0.23%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 92 (20.91%) Data Centre
2 78 (17.73%) EMC VNX
3 44 (10.00%) Replication
4 31 (7.05%) EMC VMAX
5 25 (5.68%) Management Information System
6 24 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
7 23 (5.23%) VxBlock/Vblock
8 22 (5.00%) Enterprise Storage
8 22 (5.00%) Private Cloud
9 20 (4.55%) HP Storage
10 11 (2.50%) EMC VNXe
11 10 (2.27%) Linux Command Line
12 7 (1.59%) Clustering
13 6 (1.36%) Blackberry
13 6 (1.36%) CLARiiON
13 6 (1.36%) Computer Science
13 6 (1.36%) Virtual Team
14 5 (1.14%) Driving Licence
14 5 (1.14%) Hybrid Cloud
14 5 (1.14%) Oracle Exalogic
Operating Systems
1 211 (47.95%) Windows
2 197 (44.77%) Linux
3 104 (23.64%) Windows Server
4 98 (22.27%) Unix
5 95 (21.59%) Solaris
6 92 (20.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 73 (16.59%) AIX
8 59 (13.41%) Windows Server 2012
9 50 (11.36%) Windows Server 2008
10 25 (5.68%) Windows Server 2003
11 21 (4.77%) CentOS
12 19 (4.32%) SUSE
13 7 (1.59%) Ubuntu
13 7 (1.59%) Windows 7
14 6 (1.36%) Data ONTAP
14 6 (1.36%) Windows 10
15 5 (1.14%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 5 (1.14%) Windows 2000
16 4 (0.91%) Debian
17 3 (0.68%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (19.32%) ITIL
2 54 (12.27%) Migration
3 37 (8.41%) Disaster Recovery
3 37 (8.41%) Load Balancing
4 36 (8.18%) Performance Tuning
5 35 (7.95%) Performance Monitoring
6 29 (6.59%) Configuration Management
7 28 (6.36%) Change Management
7 28 (6.36%) Service Management
8 27 (6.14%) Open Source
9 24 (5.45%) High Availability
10 23 (5.23%) Capacity Management
11 22 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
11 22 (5.00%) DevOps
12 21 (4.77%) Service Delivery
13 19 (4.32%) Asset Management
14 18 (4.09%) Network Management
14 18 (4.09%) Problem Management
15 17 (3.86%) Capacity Planning
15 17 (3.86%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 46 (10.45%) PowerShell
2 40 (9.09%) SQL
3 36 (8.18%) Python
3 36 (8.18%) Shell Script
4 35 (7.95%) Perl
5 25 (5.68%) Bash Shell
6 16 (3.64%) Korn
7 11 (2.50%) Ruby
8 6 (1.36%) AWK
8 6 (1.36%) Bourne shell
9 5 (1.14%) JavaScript
9 5 (1.14%) PHP
10 4 (0.91%) C
11 3 (0.68%) Java
11 3 (0.68%) VB
11 3 (0.68%) VBScript
12 2 (0.45%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.23%) C++
13 1 (0.23%) R
13 1 (0.23%) sed
Qualifications
1 87 (19.77%) Security Cleared
2 60 (13.64%) SC Cleared
3 26 (5.91%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (4.77%) Degree
5 20 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
6 16 (3.64%) MCSE
7 14 (3.18%) ITIL Certification
7 14 (3.18%) RHCE
8 13 (2.95%) DV Cleared
9 11 (2.50%) CCNP
9 11 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 9 (2.05%) MCSA
11 7 (1.59%) CCNA
12 6 (1.36%) RHCSA
13 5 (1.14%) BPSS Clearance
13 5 (1.14%) EMC Certification
13 5 (1.14%) OCA
13 5 (1.14%) OCP
13 5 (1.14%) Oracle Certification
14 4 (0.91%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.68%) SLA
2 7 (1.59%) PMO
3 5 (1.14%) GDPR
4 4 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.68%) GCP
6 2 (0.45%) Def Stans
6 2 (0.45%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.23%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.23%) EMIR
7 1 (0.23%) MiFID
7 1 (0.23%) QA
System Software
1 107 (24.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 78 (17.73%) Active Directory
3 63 (14.32%) VMware ESXi
4 55 (12.50%) vSphere
5 32 (7.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 28 (6.36%) Hyper-V
7 27 (6.14%) NFS
8 23 (5.23%) Veritas File System
9 19 (4.32%) Firmware
9 19 (4.32%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 18 (4.09%) XenApp
11 17 (3.86%) XenDesktop
12 16 (3.64%) SRDF
13 15 (3.41%) vCloud
14 13 (2.95%) Oracle RAC
15 12 (2.73%) VMware NSX
16 10 (2.27%) Samba
16 10 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
16 10 (2.27%) Virtual Servers
17 9 (2.05%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 90 (20.45%) NetBackup
2 54 (12.27%) EMC NetWorker
3 48 (10.91%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 27 (6.14%) SCCM
5 26 (5.91%) HP Data Protector
5 26 (5.91%) SCOM
5 26 (5.91%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 25 (5.68%) Backup Exec
7 24 (5.45%) vCenter Server
8 21 (4.77%) Norton AntiVirus
9 19 (4.32%) Ansible
10 18 (4.09%) Puppet
11 17 (3.86%) EMC VPLEX
11 17 (3.86%) vRealize
12 16 (3.64%) Red Hat Satellite
13 10 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
13 10 (2.27%) Red Hat Spacewalk
14 9 (2.05%) PowerCLI
15 8 (1.82%) EMC Navisphere
15 8 (1.82%) Kibana
Vendors
1 201 (45.68%) VMware
2 159 (36.14%) Cisco
3 121 (27.50%) HP
4 106 (24.09%) NetApp
5 99 (22.50%) Microsoft
5 99 (22.50%) Red Hat
6 83 (18.86%) Brocade
7 81 (18.41%) Veritas
8 79 (17.95%) IBM
9 69 (15.68%) Symantec
10 61 (13.86%) Citrix
11 53 (12.05%) Dell
12 50 (11.36%) 3PAR
12 50 (11.36%) Oracle
13 29 (6.59%) CommVault
14 25 (5.68%) Veeam
15 20 (4.55%) CheckPoint
16 19 (4.32%) Sun
17 18 (4.09%) Palo Alto
18 17 (3.86%) Juniper