Period
to 23 July 2019

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 23 July 2019 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
23 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 493 493 449
Rank change year-on-year 0 -44 -165
Contract jobs citing EMC 373 474 460
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.41% 0.46% 0.48%
As % of the Vendors category 0.95% 1.10% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 275 290
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -4.76%
10th Percentile £296 £263 £274
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% -4.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 30 14
UK median hourly rate £43.20 £43.92 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.63% +21.14% -9.38%
10th Percentile £22.18 £32.50 £22.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.48 £42.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.43 £42.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +6.89% +30.77% -21.21%

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 39,203 42,949 41,763
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.59% 41.59% 43.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,420 26,574 25,525
UK median daily rate £455 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.11% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £256 £250 £250
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,414 1,597 1,422
UK median hourly rate £19.03 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.74% +2.94% -2.86%
10th Percentile £11.01 £11.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £51.00 £47.22 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.76 £16.27
% change year-on-year +7.40% +3.04% -6.79%

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 23 July 2019.

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 23 July 2019.

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 23 July 2019. 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 -50 314 £450 +5.88% 131
UK excluding London -17 212 £400 - 113
London +9 138 £500 +11.11% 28
South East -26 66 £400 -5.88% 37
North of England -17 48 £400 - 19
Scotland +39 37 £525 +16.67% 7
North West +7 24 £300 -25.93% 12
Midlands +27 23 £325 -15.86% 15
East of England +18 23 £463 +15.63% 14
West Midlands +22 22 £325 -29.73% 7
Yorkshire +20 21 £450 -5.26% 3
South West -45 8 £450 +63.64% 18
Wales -1 5 £400 +14.29% 3
Northern Ireland +9 3 £400 -
North East +3 3 £450 +33.33% 4
East Midlands +18 1 £450 +38.14% 8

For the 6 months to 23 July 2019, 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.

1 245 (65.68%) VMware
2 167 (44.77%) Windows
3 134 (35.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 124 (33.24%) Linux
4 124 (33.24%) NetApp
5 118 (31.64%) Cisco
6 115 (30.83%) Dell
7 103 (27.61%) Microsoft
8 100 (26.81%) SAN
9 95 (25.47%) Microsoft Azure
10 87 (23.32%) Amazon AWS
11 84 (22.52%) Active Directory
12 78 (20.91%) Windows Server
13 77 (20.64%) Data Centre
14 76 (20.38%) ITIL
15 74 (19.84%) Oracle
16 71 (19.03%) HP
17 66 (17.69%) Unix
18 59 (15.82%) Finance
19 58 (15.55%) EMC VNX
20 57 (15.28%) SQL
21 55 (14.75%) Citrix
22 53 (14.21%) SQL Server
23 51 (13.67%) Migration
24 50 (13.40%) WAN
24 50 (13.40%) Infrastructure Engineering
25 49 (13.14%) NAS
26 47 (12.60%) LAN
26 47 (12.60%) DevOps
26 47 (12.60%) vSphere

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 24 (6.43%) MS Exchange
2 20 (5.36%) IIS
3 14 (3.75%) SharePoint
3 14 (3.75%) Skype for Business
4 11 (2.95%) OpenStack
5 10 (2.68%) Apache
5 10 (2.68%) Cloud Foundry
6 7 (1.88%) WebSphere
7 6 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (1.34%) Tomcat
9 4 (1.07%) Commerce Server
9 4 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (1.07%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (0.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (0.80%) MQSeries
11 2 (0.54%) Documentum
11 2 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.54%) IBM Domino
11 2 (0.54%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.27%) TPMS
Applications
1 7 (1.88%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.54%) SOLIDWORKS
3 1 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.80%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.27%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 95 (25.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 87 (23.32%) Amazon AWS
3 33 (8.85%) Office 365
4 23 (6.17%) IaaS
5 19 (5.09%) Cloud Computing
6 16 (4.29%) GitHub
7 14 (3.75%) Google Cloud Platform
8 13 (3.49%) PaaS
9 12 (3.22%) OpenShift
10 5 (1.34%) Akamai
10 5 (1.34%) Azure Active Directory
10 5 (1.34%) SaaS
11 4 (1.07%) Azure Stack
12 3 (0.80%) OneDrive
12 3 (0.80%) Serverless
13 2 (0.54%) Mimecast
13 2 (0.54%) npm
14 1 (0.27%) Google Sheets
14 1 (0.27%) Power Platform
14 1 (0.27%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 100 (26.81%) SAN
2 50 (13.40%) WAN
3 49 (13.14%) NAS
4 47 (12.60%) LAN
5 46 (12.33%) DNS
6 42 (11.26%) Firewall
7 25 (6.70%) TCP/IP
8 24 (6.43%) DHCP
9 19 (5.09%) Cisco Nexus
10 18 (4.83%) VLAN
11 16 (4.29%) Cisco ASA
11 16 (4.29%) iSCSI
11 16 (4.29%) Skype
12 15 (4.02%) Wireless
13 14 (3.75%) BIG-IP
14 12 (3.22%) BGP
14 12 (3.22%) Fibre Channel
15 11 (2.95%) VSAN
16 10 (2.68%) InfiniBand
16 10 (2.68%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (14.21%) SQL Server
2 20 (5.36%) Oracle Database
3 14 (3.75%) MariaDB
4 13 (3.49%) RDBMS
4 13 (3.49%) Relational Database
5 11 (2.95%) MySQL
6 8 (2.14%) DB2
7 7 (1.88%) Oracle Exadata
8 6 (1.61%) Hadoop
9 5 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (1.34%) SQL Server 2016
10 2 (0.54%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.54%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.54%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.27%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.27%) Big Data
11 1 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.27%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 26 (6.97%) Jenkins
2 11 (2.95%) Sonatype Nexus
3 8 (2.14%) Git (software)
4 5 (1.34%) LabVIEW
5 4 (1.07%) Hudson
5 4 (1.07%) Rational DOORS
6 3 (0.80%) JIRA
7 2 (0.54%) Bitbucket
7 2 (0.54%) GitLab
7 2 (0.54%) MSI
7 2 (0.54%) Travis CI
8 1 (0.27%) gulp
8 1 (0.27%) MSTest
8 1 (0.27%) NUnit
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.27%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.27%) webpack
General
1 59 (15.82%) Finance
2 31 (8.31%) Banking
3 19 (5.09%) Telecoms
4 17 (4.56%) Retail
5 15 (4.02%) Publishing
6 13 (3.49%) Financial Institution
7 8 (2.14%) Investment Banking
8 7 (1.88%) Electronics
8 7 (1.88%) Law
8 7 (1.88%) Military
9 6 (1.61%) Multimedia
10 3 (0.80%) Local Government
10 3 (0.80%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.54%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.54%) Automotive
11 2 (0.54%) Legal
Job Titles
1 65 (17.43%) Architect
2 35 (9.38%) Administrator
3 34 (9.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 33 (8.85%) Storage Engineer
5 27 (7.24%) Systems Administrator
6 26 (6.97%) Systems Engineer
7 25 (6.70%) Consultant
8 21 (5.63%) Solutions Architect
9 20 (5.36%) Windows Engineer
10 15 (4.02%) DevOps Engineer
10 15 (4.02%) Linux Engineer
11 14 (3.75%) Infrastructure Architect
11 14 (3.75%) Technical Architect
12 13 (3.49%) Network Engineer
12 13 (3.49%) Support Engineer
12 13 (3.49%) VMware Engineer
13 12 (3.22%) Unix Administrator
14 11 (2.95%) Server Engineer
15 10 (2.68%) Storage Consultant
15 10 (2.68%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.02%) Middleware
2 14 (3.75%) RESTful
3 12 (3.22%) LDAP
4 11 (2.95%) Swagger
5 8 (2.14%) Web Services
6 7 (1.88%) .NET
7 5 (1.34%) 802.1X
7 5 (1.34%) J2EE
8 3 (0.80%) HTML
8 3 (0.80%) OAuth
8 3 (0.80%) OpenID
8 3 (0.80%) REST
8 3 (0.80%) SAML
8 3 (0.80%) WebSphere MQ
9 2 (0.54%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (0.54%) Node.js
9 2 (0.54%) Sass
9 2 (0.54%) XML
9 2 (0.54%) X-Windows
10 1 (0.27%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 77 (20.64%) Data Centre
2 58 (15.55%) EMC VNX
3 31 (8.31%) Clustering
4 30 (8.04%) Replication
5 28 (7.51%) EMC VMAX
6 23 (6.17%) Enterprise Storage
7 22 (5.90%) Management Information System
8 19 (5.09%) Analytical Skills
9 15 (4.02%) Mainframe
9 15 (4.02%) Self-Motivation
10 13 (3.49%) HACMP
10 13 (3.49%) VxBlock/Vblock
11 11 (2.95%) Blog
11 11 (2.95%) EMC Centera
12 10 (2.68%) Public Cloud
13 8 (2.14%) PKI
14 7 (1.88%) Blackberry
14 7 (1.88%) Private Cloud
15 6 (1.61%) CLARiiON
15 6 (1.61%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 167 (44.77%) Windows
2 124 (33.24%) Linux
3 78 (20.91%) Windows Server
4 66 (17.69%) Unix
5 43 (11.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 40 (10.72%) Solaris
7 39 (10.46%) Windows Server 2008
8 33 (8.85%) Windows Server 2012
9 24 (6.43%) AIX
10 10 (2.68%) SUSE
11 8 (2.14%) Windows 10
11 8 (2.14%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (1.61%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 5 (1.34%) Data ONTAP
14 4 (1.07%) Oracle Linux
14 4 (1.07%) Ubuntu
14 4 (1.07%) Windows XP
15 3 (0.80%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.54%) Windows 2000
16 2 (0.54%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (20.38%) ITIL
2 51 (13.67%) Migration
3 50 (13.40%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 47 (12.60%) DevOps
5 45 (12.06%) Agile Software Development
6 40 (10.72%) Problem-Solving
7 30 (8.04%) Configuration Management
8 28 (7.51%) High Availability
9 25 (6.70%) Infrastructure as Code
10 22 (5.90%) Continuous Integration
11 20 (5.36%) Change Management
11 20 (5.36%) Disaster Recovery
12 19 (5.09%) Task Automation
13 17 (4.56%) Project Management
13 17 (4.56%) Stakeholder Management
13 17 (4.56%) Storage Management
14 16 (4.29%) Problem Management
15 15 (4.02%) Continuous Deployment
15 15 (4.02%) Requirements Management
15 15 (4.02%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 57 (15.28%) SQL
2 41 (10.99%) Perl
3 40 (10.72%) Python
4 38 (10.19%) PowerShell
5 34 (9.12%) Java
6 16 (4.29%) Bash Shell
7 12 (3.22%) Ruby
8 11 (2.95%) Go
9 10 (2.68%) Korn
10 9 (2.41%) JavaScript
11 7 (1.88%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.07%) Bourne shell
12 4 (1.07%) C
12 4 (1.07%) C-shell
13 2 (0.54%) C#
13 2 (0.54%) VB
14 1 (0.27%) AWK
14 1 (0.27%) ES6
14 1 (0.27%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 41 (10.99%) Security Cleared
2 32 (8.58%) SC Cleared
3 30 (8.04%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (6.70%) CCNA
5 22 (5.90%) Microsoft Certification
6 20 (5.36%) MCSE
7 18 (4.83%) Degree
7 18 (4.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 13 (3.49%) CCNP
9 11 (2.95%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (2.14%) ISTQB
11 6 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
12 5 (1.34%) HNC
12 5 (1.34%) MCP
13 4 (1.07%) BPSS Clearance
13 4 (1.07%) DV Cleared
13 4 (1.07%) MCSA
13 4 (1.07%) VCAP
14 3 (0.80%) CCIE
15 2 (0.54%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (1.34%) PCI DSS
1 5 (1.34%) QA
2 3 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (0.80%) SLA
3 1 (0.27%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.27%) Def Stans
3 1 (0.27%) GPG13
3 1 (0.27%) HAZOP
3 1 (0.27%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.27%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.27%) NEBOSH
3 1 (0.27%) PMO
System Software
1 134 (35.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 84 (22.52%) Active Directory
3 47 (12.60%) VMware ESXi
3 47 (12.60%) vSphere
4 33 (8.85%) Hyper-V
5 30 (8.04%) Docker
6 18 (4.83%) VMware NSX
7 15 (4.02%) Firmware
7 15 (4.02%) KVM
7 15 (4.02%) XenApp
8 14 (3.75%) vCloud
9 13 (3.49%) NFS
9 13 (3.49%) XenDesktop
10 10 (2.68%) SRDF
11 9 (2.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 7 (1.88%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 6 (1.61%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 6 (1.61%) Virtual Machines
14 5 (1.34%) Varnish
14 5 (1.34%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 41 (10.99%) Ansible
2 37 (9.92%) Puppet
3 26 (6.97%) Opscode Chef
4 23 (6.17%) vCenter Server
5 21 (5.63%) NetBackup
6 19 (5.09%) SCCM
7 16 (4.29%) Nagios
8 14 (3.75%) vRealize
9 13 (3.49%) Microsoft Clustering
10 11 (2.95%) EMC NetWorker
10 11 (2.95%) Failover Clustering
10 11 (2.95%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 10 (2.68%) Single Sign-On
11 10 (2.68%) vRealize Orchestrator
12 9 (2.41%) vMotion
13 7 (1.88%) EMC VPLEX
13 7 (1.88%) IBM BigFix
13 7 (1.88%) Kubernetes
13 7 (1.88%) Tivoli
14 6 (1.61%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 245 (65.68%) VMware
2 124 (33.24%) NetApp
3 118 (31.64%) Cisco
4 115 (30.83%) Dell
5 103 (27.61%) Microsoft
6 74 (19.84%) Oracle
7 71 (19.03%) HP
8 55 (14.75%) Citrix
9 45 (12.06%) IBM
10 43 (11.53%) Red Hat
11 38 (10.19%) Veritas
12 31 (8.31%) F5
13 25 (6.70%) 3PAR
14 24 (6.43%) Brocade
15 21 (5.63%) Isilon
16 18 (4.83%) Hitachi
17 14 (3.75%) CheckPoint
17 14 (3.75%) Google
18 13 (3.49%) Huawei
19 12 (3.22%) TOWER Software