Period
to 13 November 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 13 November 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
13 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 447 524 498
Rank change year-on-year +77 -26 -161
Contract jobs citing EMC 396 406 435
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.47% 0.39% 0.43%
As % of the Vendors category 1.08% 0.92% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 267 232
UK median daily rate £413 £405 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.85% +4.52% -3.13%
10th Percentile £250 £271 £278
90th Percentile £580 £575 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £353
% change year-on-year - +13.48% -6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 17 16
UK median hourly rate £44.00 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.22% +12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £21.20 £26.16 £30.25
90th Percentile £47.35 £50.25 £43.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £45.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year -2.22% +23.29% +4.29%

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 36,665 43,923 43,838
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.41% 42.34% 42.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,011 27,244 27,219
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.65% +3.61%
10th Percentile £238 £250 £238
90th Percentile £638 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,498 1,670 1,467
UK median hourly rate £19.71 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.63% - +6.06%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.77 £10.61
90th Percentile £51.25 £47.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.75 £16.50
% change year-on-year +7.46% +1.52% -

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 13 November 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 13 November 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 13 November 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 +27 300 £413 +3.13% 116
UK excluding London +44 244 £400 - 102
London +88 127 £450 +1.69% 22
Scotland +72 59 £463 +8.82% 6
North of England +6 58 £369 -1.67% 17
South East -26 58 £400 -5.88% 30
North West +21 41 £363 -9.94% 11
Wales +45 21 £400 -1.84% 2
East of England +41 21 £375 -6.25% 13
Midlands +38 15 £338 -18.18% 17
West Midlands +30 14 £338 -22.86% 11
Yorkshire -8 13 £500 +41.84% 6
South West -10 11 £475 +26.67% 17
North East +8 4 £350 -6.67%
East Midlands +25 1 - - 6
Northern Ireland +2 1 - -

For the 6 months to 13 November 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.

1 265 (66.92%) VMware
2 216 (54.55%) Windows
3 162 (40.91%) Cisco
4 159 (40.15%) NetApp
5 155 (39.14%) Dell
6 137 (34.60%) SAN
7 124 (31.31%) VMware Infrastructure
8 118 (29.80%) Linux
9 99 (25.00%) Microsoft
10 97 (24.49%) Active Directory
11 95 (23.99%) Windows Server
12 87 (21.97%) Finance
13 83 (20.96%) Data Centre
14 79 (19.95%) HP
15 75 (18.94%) Azure
16 74 (18.69%) Security Cleared
17 63 (15.91%) AWS
17 63 (15.91%) Oracle
18 61 (15.40%) SQL
19 60 (15.15%) Unix
20 58 (14.65%) Migration
20 58 (14.65%) SC Cleared
21 57 (14.39%) DevOps
22 55 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
23 52 (13.13%) Windows Server 2008
24 51 (12.88%) NAS
24 51 (12.88%) VMware ESXi
25 50 (12.63%) PowerShell
25 50 (12.63%) Citrix
26 48 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012

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 (6.82%) MS Exchange
2 15 (3.79%) IIS
3 14 (3.54%) SharePoint
4 12 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (3.03%) Skype for Business
5 10 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (2.53%) Mattermost
6 6 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (1.52%) OpenStack
7 5 (1.26%) Apache
8 4 (1.01%) Cloud Foundry
8 4 (1.01%) Confluence
9 3 (0.76%) Anypoint
9 3 (0.76%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.51%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.51%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.25%) IBM Domino
11 1 (0.25%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.25%) Mule
11 1 (0.25%) TPMS
Applications
1 9 (2.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.26%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.76%) OrCAD
4 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.25%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 7 (1.77%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 75 (18.94%) Azure
2 63 (15.91%) AWS
3 42 (10.61%) Office 365
4 17 (4.29%) GitHub
5 16 (4.04%) GCP
6 15 (3.79%) IaaS
7 12 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
7 12 (3.03%) PaaS
8 9 (2.27%) Azure Active Directory
8 9 (2.27%) SaaS
9 5 (1.26%) OpenShift
10 4 (1.01%) OneDrive
10 4 (1.01%) Serverless
11 2 (0.51%) IBM Cloud
11 2 (0.51%) Mimecast
12 1 (0.25%) Google Sheets
Communications & Networking
1 137 (34.60%) SAN
2 51 (12.88%) NAS
3 44 (11.11%) DNS
4 39 (9.85%) Firewall
5 35 (8.84%) TCP/IP
5 35 (8.84%) WAN
6 34 (8.59%) LAN
7 27 (6.82%) DHCP
8 15 (3.79%) ISDN
9 13 (3.28%) NetScaler
10 12 (3.03%) Kerberos
10 12 (3.03%) Network Security
10 12 (3.03%) VLAN
11 11 (2.78%) 4G
11 11 (2.78%) iSCSI
11 11 (2.78%) Skype
12 10 (2.53%) InfiniBand
13 8 (2.02%) Cisco Nexus
13 8 (2.02%) Fibre Channel
13 8 (2.02%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (10.61%) SQL Server
2 21 (5.30%) MySQL
3 11 (2.78%) SQL Server 2016
4 9 (2.27%) Big Data
5 8 (2.02%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (1.77%) NoSQL
7 6 (1.52%) DB2
7 6 (1.52%) MariaDB
7 6 (1.52%) Oracle Database
8 5 (1.26%) Hadoop
9 4 (1.01%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (1.01%) RDBMS
9 4 (1.01%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.76%) Oracle Exadata
11 2 (0.51%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.25%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.25%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.25%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 13 (3.28%) Jenkins
2 12 (3.03%) Rational DOORS
3 8 (2.02%) GitLab
4 6 (1.52%) Git (software)
5 5 (1.26%) JIRA
6 4 (1.01%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (0.76%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.51%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.51%) MSI
8 2 (0.51%) Travis CI
9 1 (0.25%) Fiddler
9 1 (0.25%) LabVIEW
9 1 (0.25%) Zephyr
General
1 87 (21.97%) Finance
2 36 (9.09%) Public Sector
3 30 (7.58%) Telecoms
4 20 (5.05%) Banking
5 13 (3.28%) Military
6 12 (3.03%) Financial Institution
7 8 (2.02%) Publishing
8 7 (1.77%) Law
8 7 (1.77%) Retail
9 6 (1.52%) Investment Banking
10 4 (1.01%) Back Office
10 4 (1.01%) Electronics
11 3 (0.76%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.51%) Legal
13 1 (0.25%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.25%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 54 (13.64%) Architect
2 48 (12.12%) Storage Engineer
3 42 (10.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 29 (7.32%) Platform Engineer
5 25 (6.31%) Windows Engineer
6 22 (5.56%) Administrator
6 22 (5.56%) Server Engineer
7 21 (5.30%) Consultant
8 20 (5.05%) Senior Platform Engineer
9 19 (4.80%) Systems Engineer
10 16 (4.04%) Support Engineer
11 15 (3.79%) VMware Engineer
12 14 (3.54%) Storage Architect
13 13 (3.28%) Network Engineer
14 12 (3.03%) Backup Engineer
14 12 (3.03%) EMC Engineer
15 11 (2.78%) Analyst
15 11 (2.78%) Storage and Backup Engineer
15 11 (2.78%) Storage Consultant
15 11 (2.78%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.53%) SAML
1 10 (2.53%) Web Services
2 8 (2.02%) LDAP
2 8 (2.02%) Middleware
2 8 (2.02%) RESTful
3 6 (1.52%) .NET
3 6 (1.52%) OAuth
3 6 (1.52%) OpenID
3 6 (1.52%) REST
4 5 (1.26%) Swagger
5 4 (1.01%) 802.1X
5 4 (1.01%) React
6 3 (0.76%) JSON
6 3 (0.76%) React Native
6 3 (0.76%) SOAP
6 3 (0.76%) XML
7 2 (0.51%) ADSI
7 2 (0.51%) Django
7 2 (0.51%) XSD
7 2 (0.51%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 83 (20.96%) Data Centre
2 47 (11.87%) EMC VNX
3 27 (6.82%) Replication
4 25 (6.31%) EMC VMAX
5 21 (5.30%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 18 (4.55%) Enterprise Storage
7 16 (4.04%) Clustering
7 16 (4.04%) Self-Motivation
8 14 (3.54%) Management Information System
9 12 (3.03%) Cyber Defence
10 11 (2.78%) Celerra
10 11 (2.78%) User Experience
11 10 (2.53%) CLARiiON
12 9 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (2.27%) Public Cloud
13 8 (2.02%) Client/Server
13 8 (2.02%) CMDB
13 8 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
13 8 (2.02%) PKI
13 8 (2.02%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 216 (54.55%) Windows
2 118 (29.80%) Linux
3 95 (23.99%) Windows Server
4 60 (15.15%) Unix
5 52 (13.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 48 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
7 35 (8.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 27 (6.82%) Solaris
9 19 (4.80%) Windows 10
10 9 (2.27%) AIX
10 9 (2.27%) SUSE
11 7 (1.77%) Windows 7
12 5 (1.26%) VMS
12 5 (1.26%) Windows 8
13 4 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.76%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.51%) Data ONTAP
15 2 (0.51%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 2 (0.51%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.51%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (14.65%) Migration
2 57 (14.39%) DevOps
3 55 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (12.12%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 47 (11.87%) ITIL
6 39 (9.85%) Disaster Recovery
7 33 (8.33%) Change Management
8 31 (7.83%) Problem-Solving
9 29 (7.32%) Test Automation
10 27 (6.82%) High Availability
10 27 (6.82%) Requirements Management
11 25 (6.31%) Kanban
12 24 (6.06%) Configuration Management
13 22 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
13 22 (5.56%) Data Protection
14 21 (5.30%) Business Continuity
14 21 (5.30%) Network Management
15 19 (4.80%) Incident Management
16 18 (4.55%) Collaborative Working
17 17 (4.29%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 61 (15.40%) SQL
2 50 (12.63%) PowerShell
3 37 (9.34%) Python
4 25 (6.31%) Perl
5 18 (4.55%) Bash Shell
6 17 (4.29%) Java
7 12 (3.03%) Go
8 11 (2.78%) Ruby
9 7 (1.77%) C
9 7 (1.77%) C#
10 4 (1.01%) Korn
11 3 (0.76%) JavaScript
11 3 (0.76%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.51%) XPath
13 1 (0.25%) AWK
13 1 (0.25%) VB
13 1 (0.25%) VBA
13 1 (0.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 74 (18.69%) Security Cleared
2 58 (14.65%) SC Cleared
3 45 (11.36%) Cisco Certification
4 38 (9.60%) CCNA
5 32 (8.08%) Degree
6 23 (5.81%) CCNP
7 22 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
8 20 (5.05%) DV Cleared
9 19 (4.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 15 (3.79%) MCSE
11 14 (3.54%) ISTQB
12 12 (3.03%) VCAP
13 9 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
14 8 (2.02%) MCP
15 6 (1.52%) Citrix Certification
16 4 (1.01%) CCIE
16 4 (1.01%) MCSA
16 4 (1.01%) PMI Certification
17 3 (0.76%) BPSS Clearance
17 3 (0.76%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.55%) SLA
2 12 (3.03%) QA
3 3 (0.76%) PMO
4 1 (0.25%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.25%) Def Stans
4 1 (0.25%) DO-160
4 1 (0.25%) DO-254
4 1 (0.25%) GDPR
4 1 (0.25%) NIST
4 1 (0.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 124 (31.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 97 (24.49%) Active Directory
3 51 (12.88%) VMware ESXi
4 38 (9.60%) vSphere
5 34 (8.59%) Hyper-V
6 24 (6.06%) VMware NSX
7 21 (5.30%) XenDesktop
8 19 (4.80%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 19 (4.80%) XenApp
9 18 (4.55%) Virtual Servers
10 17 (4.29%) Docker
11 15 (3.79%) Virtual Machines
12 13 (3.28%) Firmware
13 10 (2.53%) SRDF
14 7 (1.77%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 7 (1.77%) NFS
14 7 (1.77%) vCloud
15 6 (1.52%) Virtual Desktop
16 5 (1.26%) KVM
16 5 (1.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 48 (12.12%) Avamar
2 39 (9.85%) Ansible
3 35 (8.84%) NetBackup
4 26 (6.57%) SCCM
5 17 (4.29%) Puppet
6 15 (3.79%) SCOM
6 15 (3.79%) vCenter Server
7 14 (3.54%) Kubernetes
8 13 (3.28%) Netcool
8 13 (3.28%) PowerCLI
9 11 (2.78%) EMC NetWorker
10 10 (2.53%) Nagios
10 10 (2.53%) Opscode Chef
10 10 (2.53%) Tivoli
11 9 (2.27%) Backup Exec
11 9 (2.27%) DatAdvantage
11 9 (2.27%) EMC VPLEX
11 9 (2.27%) HP SIM
11 9 (2.27%) OpenView
11 9 (2.27%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 265 (66.92%) VMware
2 162 (40.91%) Cisco
3 159 (40.15%) NetApp
4 155 (39.14%) Dell
5 99 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 79 (19.95%) HP
7 63 (15.91%) Oracle
8 50 (12.63%) Citrix
9 41 (10.35%) IBM
10 36 (9.09%) Brocade
11 32 (8.08%) Veritas
12 23 (5.81%) Hitachi
13 22 (5.56%) Isilon
14 19 (4.80%) Red Hat
15 15 (3.79%) F5
16 14 (3.54%) MuleSoft
17 13 (3.28%) Google
17 13 (3.28%) Juniper
18 11 (2.78%) 3PAR
18 11 (2.78%) Splunk