Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 457 317 371
Rank change year-on-year -140 +54 -75
Contract jobs citing EMC 454 815 708
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.46% 0.76% 0.63%
As % of the Vendors category 1.06% 1.70% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 500 389
UK median daily rate £395 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.25% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £278 £263 £263
90th Percentile £538 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £364
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +1.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 24 17
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £36.25 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £30.25 £20.73 £25.15
90th Percentile £43.50 £43.61 £42.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £36.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.90% -3.33% +20.00%

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 42654 47935 49288
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.92% 44.99% 43.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 26328 29331 29014
UK median daily rate £430 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.61% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £243 £240 £225
90th Percentile £619 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1386 1718 2165
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.00 £10.43
90th Percentile £45.00 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.93 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -0.41% - +3.03%

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 18 October 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 18 October 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 18 October 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 -147 401 £400 - 57
UK excluding London -84 287 £375 - 40
London -95 163 £450 +3.45% 21
South East -59 97 £400 - 10
North of England -26 66 £313 -5.30% 8
Scotland +2 41 £340 -15.00% 2
South West +26 35 £425 +18.06% 1
Midlands +6 31 £375 -14.29% 11
North East +22 30 £313 +1.21% 1
North West -9 23 £280 -30.00% 3
West Midlands +4 19 £306 -31.94% 6
Yorkshire +8 13 £438 -2.78% 4
East Midlands +11 12 £381 -9.50% 5
East of England -27 11 £450 +28.57% 6
Wales - 8 £375 - 1

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 220 (48.46%) SAN
2 210 (46.26%) VMware
3 197 (43.39%) Windows
4 181 (39.87%) Linux
5 170 (37.44%) Cisco
6 119 (26.21%) HP
7 108 (23.79%) Windows Server
8 107 (23.57%) VMware Infrastructure
9 104 (22.91%) NetApp
10 103 (22.69%) Finance
11 102 (22.47%) Red Hat
12 97 (21.37%) Microsoft
13 93 (20.48%) NetBackup
14 91 (20.04%) Security Cleared
15 89 (19.60%) Solaris
16 88 (19.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 87 (19.16%) ITIL
17 87 (19.16%) Active Directory
18 86 (18.94%) Unix
19 85 (18.72%) Data Centre
20 83 (18.28%) Brocade
21 80 (17.62%) Veritas
22 75 (16.52%) IBM
23 73 (16.08%) EMC VNX
24 70 (15.42%) Fibre Channel
24 70 (15.42%) NAS
25 69 (15.20%) AIX
26 66 (14.54%) Citrix
26 66 (14.54%) Symantec
27 63 (13.88%) SC Cleared

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 (7.93%) MS Exchange
2 26 (5.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (3.74%) Skype for Business
4 15 (3.30%) Apache
5 14 (3.08%) IIS
6 13 (2.86%) OpenStack
6 13 (2.86%) Tomcat
7 11 (2.42%) SharePoint
8 9 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2013
9 8 (1.76%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (1.10%) WebLogic
11 4 (0.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 4 (0.88%) Documentum
11 4 (0.88%) Drupal
11 4 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (0.88%) WordPress
12 3 (0.66%) Confluence
12 3 (0.66%) IBM Domino
12 3 (0.66%) Oracle 10gAS
Applications
1 15 (3.30%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.66%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.66%) SOLIDWORKS
3 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.22%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 6 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.66%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (0.66%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.66%) Oracle iProcurement
3 2 (0.44%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.44%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 48 (10.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (7.27%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (5.29%) IaaS
3 24 (5.29%) Office 365
4 10 (2.20%) PaaS
5 6 (1.32%) SaaS
6 3 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.44%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.44%) Mimecast
7 2 (0.44%) OneDrive
7 2 (0.44%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 220 (48.46%) SAN
2 70 (15.42%) Fibre Channel
2 70 (15.42%) NAS
3 43 (9.47%) DNS
4 42 (9.25%) Firewall
5 33 (7.27%) WAN
6 32 (7.05%) LAN
7 26 (5.73%) DHCP
8 25 (5.51%) TCP/IP
9 19 (4.19%) MPLS
10 17 (3.74%) VPN
11 16 (3.52%) iSCSI
11 16 (3.52%) Wireless
12 14 (3.08%) LDAP
12 14 (3.08%) Skype
13 13 (2.86%) SNMP
14 12 (2.64%) Ethernet
14 12 (2.64%) SMTP
15 11 (2.42%) Network Security
16 10 (2.20%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (6.61%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.42%) Oracle Exadata
3 9 (1.98%) Oracle Database
4 7 (1.54%) MySQL
5 6 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (0.88%) Big Data
6 4 (0.88%) Hadoop
6 4 (0.88%) MS Access
6 4 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.66%) MongoDB
7 3 (0.66%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (0.44%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.44%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (0.22%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 11 (2.42%) Git (software)
2 9 (1.98%) Jenkins
3 4 (0.88%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (0.88%) Sonatype Nexus
3 4 (0.88%) Vagrant
4 3 (0.66%) JIRA
4 3 (0.66%) RequisitePro
5 2 (0.44%) MSI
5 2 (0.44%) Selenium
5 2 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.22%) Maven
General
1 103 (22.69%) Finance
2 53 (11.67%) Banking
3 23 (5.07%) Investment Banking
3 23 (5.07%) Legal
4 13 (2.86%) Telecoms
5 9 (1.98%) Financial Institution
6 8 (1.76%) Law
7 7 (1.54%) Electronics
7 7 (1.54%) Military
8 6 (1.32%) Advertising
8 6 (1.32%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.32%) Retail
9 5 (1.10%) Aerospace
10 4 (0.88%) Automotive
10 4 (0.88%) Local Government
11 3 (0.66%) Front Office
12 2 (0.44%) Back Office
12 2 (0.44%) German Language
12 2 (0.44%) Publishing
13 1 (0.22%) Billing
Job Titles
1 73 (16.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 53 (11.67%) Administrator
3 50 (11.01%) Storage Engineer
4 49 (10.79%) Architect
5 33 (7.27%) Consultant
6 32 (7.05%) Analyst
7 29 (6.39%) Backup Engineer
7 29 (6.39%) Systems Administrator
8 27 (5.95%) EMC Engineer
9 23 (5.07%) Systems Engineer
10 21 (4.63%) Linux Administrator
11 20 (4.41%) Infrastructure Architect
11 20 (4.41%) VMware Engineer
12 18 (3.96%) Unix Administrator
13 17 (3.74%) Storage and Backup Engineer
14 16 (3.52%) Linux Engineer
15 15 (3.30%) NetApp Engineer
16 14 (3.08%) Linux Systems Administrator
16 14 (3.08%) SAN Engineer
16 14 (3.08%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.20%) Elastic Stack
2 8 (1.76%) Middleware
3 7 (1.54%) XML
4 6 (1.32%) RESTful
5 5 (1.10%) .NET
5 5 (1.10%) HTML
5 5 (1.10%) Regular Expression
6 4 (0.88%) LAMP
7 3 (0.66%) CSS
8 2 (0.44%) Flash
8 2 (0.44%) REST
8 2 (0.44%) Software Packaging
8 2 (0.44%) Web Services
9 1 (0.22%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.22%) Hibernate
9 1 (0.22%) jQuery
9 1 (0.22%) JSON
9 1 (0.22%) Spring
9 1 (0.22%) WebSphere MQ
9 1 (0.22%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 85 (18.72%) Data Centre
2 73 (16.08%) EMC VNX
3 32 (7.05%) Replication
4 28 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
5 25 (5.51%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 23 (5.07%) Management Information System
7 21 (4.63%) Enterprise Storage
8 19 (4.19%) Private Cloud
9 18 (3.96%) EMC VMAX
10 14 (3.08%) Clustering
10 14 (3.08%) HP Storage
11 9 (1.98%) Computer Science
12 7 (1.54%) Virtual Team
13 6 (1.32%) CLARiiON
13 6 (1.32%) EMC VNXe
14 5 (1.10%) Oracle Exalogic
14 5 (1.10%) Public Cloud
14 5 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
15 4 (0.88%) Driving Licence
15 4 (0.88%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 197 (43.39%) Windows
2 181 (39.87%) Linux
3 108 (23.79%) Windows Server
4 89 (19.60%) Solaris
5 88 (19.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 86 (18.94%) Unix
7 69 (15.20%) AIX
8 58 (12.78%) Windows Server 2012
9 54 (11.89%) Windows Server 2008
10 26 (5.73%) CentOS
11 21 (4.63%) Windows Server 2003
12 16 (3.52%) SUSE
13 10 (2.20%) Windows 7
14 7 (1.54%) Ubuntu
14 7 (1.54%) Windows 10
15 5 (1.10%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 4 (0.88%) Debian
17 3 (0.66%) CoreOS
17 3 (0.66%) Windows XP
18 2 (0.44%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (19.16%) ITIL
2 61 (13.44%) Migration
3 41 (9.03%) Load Balancing
4 37 (8.15%) Disaster Recovery
5 31 (6.83%) Performance Monitoring
5 31 (6.83%) Performance Tuning
6 30 (6.61%) Configuration Management
6 30 (6.61%) Service Management
7 25 (5.51%) DevOps
8 24 (5.29%) Change Management
8 24 (5.29%) High Availability
8 24 (5.29%) Open Source
9 20 (4.41%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (4.41%) Capacity Management
9 20 (4.41%) Problem Management
9 20 (4.41%) Service Delivery
10 19 (4.19%) Network Management
11 18 (3.96%) ITIL V3
12 16 (3.52%) Capacity Planning
12 16 (3.52%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (10.13%) PowerShell
2 44 (9.69%) SQL
3 41 (9.03%) Perl
3 41 (9.03%) Python
4 37 (8.15%) Shell Script
5 23 (5.07%) Bash Shell
6 19 (4.19%) Korn
7 13 (2.86%) Ruby
8 9 (1.98%) C
9 8 (1.76%) AWK
9 8 (1.76%) Bourne shell
10 6 (1.32%) PHP
11 5 (1.10%) JavaScript
12 4 (0.88%) VBScript
13 3 (0.66%) Java
13 3 (0.66%) VB
14 2 (0.44%) C++
14 2 (0.44%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.22%) R
15 1 (0.22%) sed
Qualifications
1 91 (20.04%) Security Cleared
2 63 (13.88%) SC Cleared
3 36 (7.93%) Cisco Certification
4 26 (5.73%) Degree
5 19 (4.19%) RHCE
6 17 (3.74%) Microsoft Certification
7 16 (3.52%) CCNA
7 16 (3.52%) DV Cleared
8 15 (3.30%) CCNP
9 14 (3.08%) MCSE
10 13 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 12 (2.64%) ITIL Certification
12 11 (2.42%) RHCSA
13 7 (1.54%) EMC Certification
13 7 (1.54%) OCA
13 7 (1.54%) OCP
13 7 (1.54%) Oracle Certification
14 6 (1.32%) JNCIA
15 5 (1.10%) BPSS Clearance
15 5 (1.10%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.51%) SLA
2 4 (0.88%) GDPR
2 4 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.44%) Def Stans
3 2 (0.44%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.44%) GCP
3 2 (0.44%) PMO
4 1 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.22%) EMIR
4 1 (0.22%) MiFID
4 1 (0.22%) QA
System Software
1 107 (23.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 87 (19.16%) Active Directory
3 57 (12.56%) VMware ESXi
4 50 (11.01%) vSphere
5 35 (7.71%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 28 (6.17%) NFS
7 25 (5.51%) XenApp
8 23 (5.07%) Veritas File System
9 21 (4.63%) XenDesktop
10 19 (4.19%) Hyper-V
11 15 (3.30%) SRDF
12 14 (3.08%) Oracle RAC
12 14 (3.08%) vCloud
13 13 (2.86%) Firmware
14 12 (2.64%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 12 (2.64%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 11 (2.42%) VMware NSX
16 10 (2.20%) Samba
17 9 (1.98%) Virtual Machines
18 8 (1.76%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 93 (20.48%) NetBackup
2 49 (10.79%) EMC NetWorker
3 44 (9.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 26 (5.73%) HP Data Protector
4 26 (5.73%) vCenter Server
5 25 (5.51%) Puppet
5 25 (5.51%) SCCM
6 24 (5.29%) Backup Exec
6 24 (5.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 23 (5.07%) SCOM
8 21 (4.63%) Norton AntiVirus
9 18 (3.96%) Ansible
9 18 (3.96%) Red Hat Satellite
10 17 (3.74%) Opscode Chef
10 17 (3.74%) vRealize
11 12 (2.64%) PowerCLI
11 12 (2.64%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 10 (2.20%) Microsoft Clustering
13 9 (1.98%) Veritas Storage Foundation
14 8 (1.76%) Nagios
Vendors
1 210 (46.26%) VMware
2 170 (37.44%) Cisco
3 119 (26.21%) HP
4 104 (22.91%) NetApp
5 102 (22.47%) Red Hat
6 97 (21.37%) Microsoft
7 83 (18.28%) Brocade
8 80 (17.62%) Veritas
9 75 (16.52%) IBM
10 66 (14.54%) Citrix
10 66 (14.54%) Symantec
11 56 (12.33%) Oracle
12 49 (10.79%) Dell
13 39 (8.59%) 3PAR
14 30 (6.61%) CommVault
15 23 (5.07%) Veeam
16 20 (4.41%) Palo Alto
17 19 (4.19%) CheckPoint
18 18 (3.96%) Sun
19 17 (3.74%) Juniper