Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 518 379 347
Rank change year-on-year -139 -32 -64
Contract jobs citing EMC 380 548 764
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.38% 0.58% 0.71%
As % of the Vendors category 0.90% 1.29% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 361 425
UK median daily rate £423 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.32% +1.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £281 £288 £257
90th Percentile £575 £575 £569
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £388
% change year-on-year +1.27% +1.94% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 23 34
UK median hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.57% - -12.50%
10th Percentile £30.75 £27.25 £15.75
90th Percentile £46.50 £43.28 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.25 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -2.14% +7.69% -18.75%

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 42,115 42,585 46,197
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.81% 45.06% 42.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,552 26,157 27,431
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £231 £238 £230
90th Percentile £625 £588 £576
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £383
% change year-on-year - +4.58% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,414 1,603 1,849
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -5.56% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.38 £10.25
90th Percentile £46.62 £46.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.18 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -1.97% -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 19 February 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 19 February 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 19 February 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 -102 347 £425 - 176
UK excluding London -68 239 £400 +1.27% 137
London -97 138 £475 +5.56% 53
South East -68 78 £400 -3.03% 39
South West +45 50 £410 +17.14% 11
North of England +16 44 £388 +4.73% 23
Midlands -19 29 £400 -11.11% 24
Scotland -26 28 £400 +3.23% 12
North West +12 21 £375 -9.64% 7
West Midlands -4 18 £463 +12.24% 17
Yorkshire -9 15 £538 +53.57% 9
East of England -31 12 £308 +6.96% 26
East Midlands -6 11 £388 -13.89% 7
North East +35 8 £318 -9.29% 7
Wales 0 2 £421 +12.33% 2

For the 6 months to 19 February 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.

1 180 (47.37%) VMware
2 174 (45.79%) Windows
3 147 (38.68%) SAN
4 145 (38.16%) Linux
5 113 (29.74%) Cisco
6 107 (28.16%) Data Centre
7 105 (27.63%) Finance
8 97 (25.53%) Windows Server
9 96 (25.26%) Security Cleared
9 96 (25.26%) VMware Infrastructure
10 95 (25.00%) Microsoft
11 86 (22.63%) EMC VNX
12 84 (22.11%) HP
13 83 (21.84%) Unix
14 81 (21.32%) NetApp
15 80 (21.05%) Active Directory
16 78 (20.53%) Red Hat
17 76 (20.00%) SC Cleared
18 69 (18.16%) Solaris
19 67 (17.63%) ITIL
20 66 (17.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 63 (16.58%) EMC NetWorker
22 62 (16.32%) vSphere
23 54 (14.21%) 3PAR
24 52 (13.68%) Dell
25 51 (13.42%) NAS
26 50 (13.16%) Veritas
26 50 (13.16%) VMware ESXi
27 49 (12.89%) IBM
27 49 (12.89%) Oracle

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 27 (7.11%) MS Exchange
2 24 (6.32%) IIS
3 21 (5.53%) Skype for Business
4 15 (3.95%) Apache
5 11 (2.89%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (2.63%) OpenStack
6 10 (2.63%) Tomcat
7 6 (1.58%) Documentum
7 6 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (1.58%) IBM Domino
7 6 (1.58%) WebLogic
7 6 (1.58%) WebSphere
7 6 (1.58%) WordPress
8 5 (1.32%) Drupal
8 5 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (1.32%) SharePoint
9 4 (1.05%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 4 (1.05%) CMS
9 4 (1.05%) Confluence
9 4 (1.05%) JBoss
Applications
1 17 (4.47%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (2.11%) MS Visio
3 7 (1.84%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (1.58%) SOLIDWORKS
5 5 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
6 4 (1.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.26%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.26%) EPLAN
Business Applications
1 3 (0.79%) BusinessWorks
1 3 (0.79%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (0.79%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (0.26%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 47 (12.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (9.47%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (7.63%) Office 365
4 7 (1.84%) IaaS
5 6 (1.58%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (1.05%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (1.05%) Mimecast
7 3 (0.79%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.53%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.53%) OneDrive
8 2 (0.53%) OpenShift
8 2 (0.53%) PaaS
9 1 (0.26%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.26%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 147 (38.68%) SAN
2 51 (13.42%) NAS
3 43 (11.32%) Firewall
4 35 (9.21%) DNS
5 30 (7.89%) DHCP
6 23 (6.05%) WAN
7 22 (5.79%) Fibre Channel
7 22 (5.79%) TCP/IP
8 21 (5.53%) LAN
9 20 (5.26%) Skype
10 17 (4.47%) iSCSI
11 10 (2.63%) FCoE
11 10 (2.63%) Wireless
12 9 (2.37%) SNMP
13 8 (2.11%) HTTP
13 8 (2.11%) SMTP
13 8 (2.11%) SSL
13 8 (2.11%) VPN
14 7 (1.84%) NetScaler
15 6 (1.58%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (7.63%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.37%) Oracle Database
3 8 (2.11%) Oracle Exadata
4 5 (1.32%) MySQL
4 5 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (1.32%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (1.32%) SQL Server 2016
5 4 (1.05%) Big Data
5 4 (1.05%) Hadoop
5 4 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (0.79%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (0.79%) DB2
6 3 (0.79%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.53%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (0.53%) SAP HANA
7 2 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (2.11%) Git (software)
2 7 (1.84%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.05%) JIRA
4 2 (0.53%) Maven
4 2 (0.53%) Subversion
4 2 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.53%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.26%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.26%) MSI
5 1 (0.26%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.26%) Selenium
General
1 105 (27.63%) Finance
2 47 (12.37%) Banking
3 16 (4.21%) Investment Banking
4 11 (2.89%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.11%) Electronics
5 8 (2.11%) Financial Institution
6 7 (1.84%) Legal
6 7 (1.84%) Military
7 5 (1.32%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.05%) Aerospace
8 4 (1.05%) German Language
8 4 (1.05%) Spanish Language
9 3 (0.79%) Advertising
9 3 (0.79%) Law
10 2 (0.53%) Automotive
10 2 (0.53%) Local Government
10 2 (0.53%) Marketing
10 2 (0.53%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.26%) French Language
11 1 (0.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (11.32%) Storage Engineer
2 39 (10.26%) Architect
3 38 (10.00%) Administrator
3 38 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 35 (9.21%) Consultant
5 21 (5.53%) Systems Engineer
6 19 (5.00%) Analyst
6 19 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
7 18 (4.74%) Project Manager
8 16 (4.21%) Storage Consultant
8 16 (4.21%) VMware Engineer
9 15 (3.95%) EMC Engineer
10 14 (3.68%) Technical Architect
11 12 (3.16%) SAN Engineer
11 12 (3.16%) Server Engineer
12 11 (2.89%) Linux Administrator
13 10 (2.63%) Design Engineer
13 10 (2.63%) Infrastructure Architect
13 10 (2.63%) Support Engineer
13 10 (2.63%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.63%) Web Services
2 9 (2.37%) X-Windows
3 7 (1.84%) Elastic Stack
3 7 (1.84%) LDAP
4 6 (1.58%) .NET
4 6 (1.58%) HTML
5 5 (1.32%) Software Packaging
6 4 (1.05%) JSP
6 4 (1.05%) LAMP
6 4 (1.05%) REST
6 4 (1.05%) XML
7 3 (0.79%) ActiveMQ
7 3 (0.79%) Apache Camel
7 3 (0.79%) Flash
7 3 (0.79%) Kafka
7 3 (0.79%) Middleware
7 3 (0.79%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (0.79%) Regular Expression
7 3 (0.79%) RESTful
7 3 (0.79%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 107 (28.16%) Data Centre
2 86 (22.63%) EMC VNX
3 44 (11.58%) EMC VMAX
4 38 (10.00%) Replication
5 19 (5.00%) Management Information System
5 19 (5.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 15 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (3.42%) Private Cloud
7 13 (3.42%) Virtual Team
8 12 (3.16%) HP Storage
8 12 (3.16%) Linux Command Line
9 11 (2.89%) Clustering
10 10 (2.63%) EMC VNXe
11 8 (2.11%) EMC Centera
12 7 (1.84%) Driving Licence
12 7 (1.84%) Enterprise Storage
12 7 (1.84%) Hybrid Cloud
13 6 (1.58%) Blackberry
13 6 (1.58%) HP Superdome
14 3 (0.79%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 174 (45.79%) Windows
2 145 (38.16%) Linux
3 97 (25.53%) Windows Server
4 83 (21.84%) Unix
5 69 (18.16%) Solaris
6 66 (17.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 47 (12.37%) Windows Server 2008
8 43 (11.32%) Windows Server 2012
9 42 (11.05%) AIX
10 23 (6.05%) Windows Server 2003
11 16 (4.21%) SUSE
12 11 (2.89%) CentOS
13 10 (2.63%) Windows 2000
14 8 (2.11%) Data ONTAP
15 6 (1.58%) Ubuntu
16 5 (1.32%) Windows 10
16 5 (1.32%) Windows 7
17 3 (0.79%) CoreOS
17 3 (0.79%) Debian
17 3 (0.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (17.63%) ITIL
2 48 (12.63%) Migration
3 31 (8.16%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (8.16%) Change Management
4 29 (7.63%) Security Hardening
5 25 (6.58%) Configuration Management
5 25 (6.58%) Performance Tuning
6 23 (6.05%) Capacity Management
6 23 (6.05%) Disaster Recovery
7 22 (5.79%) Capacity Planning
7 22 (5.79%) High Availability
8 21 (5.53%) Open Source
9 17 (4.47%) Asset Management
9 17 (4.47%) DevOps
9 17 (4.47%) Project Management
9 17 (4.47%) Stakeholder Management
10 16 (4.21%) Data Migration
10 16 (4.21%) Problem Management
11 14 (3.68%) Performance Monitoring
12 13 (3.42%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 39 (10.26%) PowerShell
2 34 (8.95%) Python
3 33 (8.68%) SQL
4 23 (6.05%) Perl
5 22 (5.79%) Shell Script
6 18 (4.74%) Bash Shell
7 11 (2.89%) Ruby
8 6 (1.58%) Korn
9 5 (1.32%) Java
9 5 (1.32%) VBScript
10 4 (1.05%) JavaScript
11 3 (0.79%) VB
12 2 (0.53%) C
12 2 (0.53%) C++
12 2 (0.53%) PHP
12 2 (0.53%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.26%) Go
Qualifications
1 96 (25.26%) Security Cleared
2 76 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 25 (6.58%) Microsoft Certification
4 21 (5.53%) MCSE
5 17 (4.47%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (4.21%) ITIL Certification
7 13 (3.42%) MCSA
8 12 (3.16%) Degree
9 11 (2.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 9 (2.37%) CCNP
11 8 (2.11%) RHCE
12 7 (1.84%) DV Cleared
13 5 (1.32%) CISA
13 5 (1.32%) CISSP
13 5 (1.32%) HNC
14 4 (1.05%) CCNA
14 4 (1.05%) CCSE
14 4 (1.05%) CISMP
14 4 (1.05%) MCP
15 3 (0.79%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (6.58%) SLA
2 9 (2.37%) PMO
3 8 (2.11%) GDPR
4 5 (1.32%) QA
5 4 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.79%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.53%) GCP
8 1 (0.26%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.26%) Def Stans
8 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 96 (25.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 80 (21.05%) Active Directory
3 62 (16.32%) vSphere
4 50 (13.16%) VMware ESXi
5 37 (9.74%) Hyper-V
6 21 (5.53%) NFS
7 19 (5.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 16 (4.21%) SRDF
8 16 (4.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 14 (3.68%) Firmware
10 13 (3.42%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 12 (3.16%) XenApp
12 11 (2.89%) Oracle RAC
13 10 (2.63%) Docker
14 9 (2.37%) Samba
14 9 (2.37%) Virtual Machines
15 8 (2.11%) vCloud
15 8 (2.11%) XenDesktop
16 7 (1.84%) Veritas File System
16 7 (1.84%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 63 (16.58%) EMC NetWorker
2 39 (10.26%) SCCM
3 35 (9.21%) NetBackup
4 32 (8.42%) EMC VPLEX
5 29 (7.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 23 (6.05%) SCOM
7 18 (4.74%) vCenter Server
8 15 (3.95%) Ansible
9 14 (3.68%) Puppet
10 13 (3.42%) Backup Exec
10 13 (3.42%) Microsoft Clustering
11 12 (3.16%) vRealize
12 11 (2.89%) Red Hat Satellite
13 10 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
14 8 (2.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
15 7 (1.84%) EMC TimeFinder
15 7 (1.84%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
15 7 (1.84%) NetApp OnCommand
15 7 (1.84%) Single Sign-On
16 6 (1.58%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 180 (47.37%) VMware
2 113 (29.74%) Cisco
3 95 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 84 (22.11%) HP
5 81 (21.32%) NetApp
6 78 (20.53%) Red Hat
7 54 (14.21%) 3PAR
8 52 (13.68%) Dell
9 50 (13.16%) Veritas
10 49 (12.89%) IBM
10 49 (12.89%) Oracle
11 48 (12.63%) Brocade
12 42 (11.05%) Citrix
13 27 (7.11%) Symantec
14 17 (4.47%) Sun
15 16 (4.21%) Veeam
16 15 (3.95%) McAfee
16 15 (3.95%) SolarWinds
17 14 (3.68%) CheckPoint
17 14 (3.68%) Splunk