Period
to 24 January 2022

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 January 2022 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 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 644 443 452
Rank change year-on-year -201 +9 +81
Contract jobs citing EMC 184 167 322
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.40% 0.45%
As % of the Vendors category 0.54% 0.95% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 105 162
10th Percentile £242 £330 £263
25th Percentile £350 £363 £325
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £450 £403
Median % change year-on-year - +11.80% -10.56%
75th Percentile £552 £480 £488
90th Percentile £588 £533 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £405
% change year-on-year -11.11% +11.11% -4.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 29 23
10th Percentile - £31.20 £23.15
25th Percentile £21.00 £33.75 £30.38
Median hourly rate £23.00 £45.00 £42.50
Median % change year-on-year -48.89% +5.88% +0.59%
75th Percentile £46.88 £47.50 £46.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £59.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +0.56%

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 33,966 17,641 30,987
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.05% 42.63% 42.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,284 11,277 19,667
10th Percentile £265 £250 £220
25th Percentile £406 £363 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £510 £460 £450
Median % change year-on-year +10.87% +2.22% -
75th Percentile £613 £563 £550
90th Percentile £700 £650 £644
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 932 611 1,267
10th Percentile £11.30 £11.07 £11.80
25th Percentile £14.25 £14.94 £14.33
Median hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £18.70
Median % change year-on-year -16.67% +28.34% +7.32%
75th Percentile £43.97 £46.75 £34.50
90th Percentile £62.15 £61.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.90 £17.50
% change year-on-year -16.27% +19.43% +6.87%

EMC
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing EMC as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for EMC in the UK

EMC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing EMC.

Daily rate trend for EMC in the UK

EMC
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing EMC over the 6 months to 24 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for EMC in the UK

EMC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing EMC.

Hourly rate trend for EMC in the UK

EMC
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing EMC over the 6 months to 24 January 2022.

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 24 January 2022. 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
Jobs
England -227 134 £442 -1.78% 87
UK excluding London -133 83 £400 -11.11% 72
London -163 53 £520 +17.12% 19
Work from Home -148 51 £510 +13.33% 8
South East -86 27 £325 -28.77% 19
South West -38 18 £425 +21.43% 12
Midlands -51 15 £225 -55.00% 16
West Midlands -47 10 £375 -25.00% 13
North of England -68 8 £397 -7.94% 13
East of England -50 6 £450 - 8
Yorkshire -37 5 £538 +30.30% 4
East Midlands - 5 £225 - 3
Northern Ireland - 5 £263 - 1
North West -56 3 £325 -27.78% 6
Scotland -60 3 £418 +14.38%
Wales -29 2 £550 -4.35% 3

For the 6 months to 24 January 2022, 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 85 (46.20%) SAN
2 82 (44.57%) Windows
3 70 (38.04%) VMware
4 66 (35.87%) Linux
5 54 (29.35%) Microsoft
6 50 (27.17%) VMware Infrastructure
7 49 (26.63%) Active Directory
8 48 (26.09%) Unix
9 46 (25.00%) Cisco
9 46 (25.00%) IBM
10 43 (23.37%) NAS
11 41 (22.28%) Data Centre
12 38 (20.65%) HP
13 37 (20.11%) DNS
13 37 (20.11%) Social Skills
14 36 (19.57%) Disaster Recovery
15 34 (18.48%) NetApp
15 34 (18.48%) Windows Server
15 34 (18.48%) Azure
16 33 (17.93%) Migration
17 32 (17.39%) ITIL
18 31 (16.85%) Oracle
18 31 (16.85%) MS Exchange
19 30 (16.30%) NFS
20 29 (15.76%) Finance
20 29 (15.76%) Storage Management
21 28 (15.22%) Solaris
22 27 (14.67%) AIX
22 27 (14.67%) Red Hat
22 27 (14.67%) NetBackup

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 31 (16.85%) MS Exchange
2 11 (5.98%) Apache
3 10 (5.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (5.43%) IIS
3 10 (5.43%) SharePoint
3 10 (5.43%) Tomcat
4 8 (4.35%) Confluence
5 7 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (2.17%) SAS
7 3 (1.63%) ArcGIS
8 2 (1.09%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.54%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 11 (5.98%) Microsoft Office
1 11 (5.98%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.54%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 34 (18.48%) Azure
2 26 (14.13%) Microsoft 365
3 18 (9.78%) AWS
4 17 (9.24%) Nutanix
5 12 (6.52%) IaaS
6 9 (4.89%) GitHub
7 7 (3.80%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (3.26%) Azure Active Directory
8 6 (3.26%) GCP
9 5 (2.72%) PaaS
9 5 (2.72%) SaaS
10 4 (2.17%) IBM Cloud
11 2 (1.09%) Mimecast
11 2 (1.09%) OneDrive
11 2 (1.09%) Rubrik
12 1 (0.54%) Azure Storage
12 1 (0.54%) Cohesity
12 1 (0.54%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.54%) Power Platform
12 1 (0.54%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 85 (46.20%) SAN
2 43 (23.37%) NAS
3 37 (20.11%) DNS
4 26 (14.13%) Firewall
5 24 (13.04%) TCP/IP
6 18 (9.78%) iSCSI
7 15 (8.15%) DHCP
7 15 (8.15%) WAN
8 12 (6.52%) SSL
9 11 (5.98%) HTTP
9 11 (5.98%) NetScaler
10 10 (5.43%) Ethernet
10 10 (5.43%) Kerberos
11 8 (4.35%) Fibre Channel
12 7 (3.80%) IPv4
12 7 (3.80%) LAN
12 7 (3.80%) Network Security
13 5 (2.72%) FTP
13 5 (2.72%) Internet
13 5 (2.72%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (3.80%) MySQL
3 7 (3.80%) Oracle Database
3 7 (3.80%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (2.72%) Data Vault
5 4 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (2.17%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (1.63%) Big Data
6 3 (1.63%) GIS
6 3 (1.63%) Oracle Exadata
6 3 (1.63%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.63%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.09%) DB2
7 2 (1.09%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.54%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.54%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.54%) Redis
8 1 (0.54%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 10 (5.43%) Git (software)
2 9 (4.89%) JIRA
2 9 (4.89%) Subversion
2 9 (4.89%) TeamCity
3 3 (1.63%) Serena SBM
4 1 (0.54%) Jenkins
General
1 37 (20.11%) Social Skills
2 29 (15.76%) Finance
3 17 (9.24%) Banking
4 14 (7.61%) Public Sector
5 12 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (4.35%) Telecoms
7 7 (3.80%) Electronics
8 4 (2.17%) Documentation Skills
8 4 (2.17%) Manufacturing
8 4 (2.17%) Organisational Skills
9 3 (1.63%) Advertising
9 3 (1.63%) Local Government
10 2 (1.09%) International Banking
10 2 (1.09%) Military
11 1 (0.54%) Billing
11 1 (0.54%) Games
11 1 (0.54%) Influencing Skills
11 1 (0.54%) Law
11 1 (0.54%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 24 (13.04%) Architect
2 19 (10.33%) Consultant
3 15 (8.15%) Server Engineer
4 14 (7.61%) Project Manager
5 13 (7.07%) Administrator
6 12 (6.52%) Storage Engineer
7 11 (5.98%) Technical Architect
8 10 (5.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (4.35%) Data Centre Engineer
9 8 (4.35%) Hardware Engineer
9 8 (4.35%) Storage Consultant
9 8 (4.35%) Windows Engineer
9 8 (4.35%) Wintel Engineer
10 7 (3.80%) Storage Architect
10 7 (3.80%) Unix Administrator
10 7 (3.80%) Windows Server Engineer
11 6 (3.26%) Design Engineer
11 6 (3.26%) Server Administrator
12 5 (2.72%) Oracle DBA
12 5 (2.72%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (8.70%) LDAP
2 7 (3.80%) REST
3 6 (3.26%) Flash
4 3 (1.63%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 2 (1.09%) Middleware
6 1 (0.54%) ISPF
6 1 (0.54%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 41 (22.28%) Data Centre
2 24 (13.04%) EMC VMAX
3 20 (10.87%) Replication
4 19 (10.33%) Clustering
5 15 (8.15%) EMC VNX
6 12 (6.52%) Symmetrix
7 10 (5.43%) Public Cloud
8 9 (4.89%) Mainframe
9 8 (4.35%) VxBlock/Vblock
10 7 (3.80%) NHS
11 6 (3.26%) CAN bus
11 6 (3.26%) Enterprise Storage
11 6 (3.26%) FPGA
11 6 (3.26%) IBM Storwize
12 4 (2.17%) Driving Licence
12 4 (2.17%) Hybrid Cloud
12 4 (2.17%) IBM Mainframe
12 4 (2.17%) Linux Command Line
12 4 (2.17%) LPAR
12 4 (2.17%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 82 (44.57%) Windows
2 66 (35.87%) Linux
3 48 (26.09%) Unix
4 34 (18.48%) Windows Server
5 28 (15.22%) Solaris
6 27 (14.67%) AIX
7 25 (13.59%) Windows Server 2016
8 23 (12.50%) Windows 10
8 23 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 20 (10.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 15 (8.15%) Windows Server 2019
11 12 (6.52%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (4.89%) VMS
12 9 (4.89%) zOS
13 8 (4.35%) SUSE
14 7 (3.80%) Windows Server 2003
15 6 (3.26%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 5 (2.72%) Windows 2000
17 4 (2.17%) HPUX
17 4 (2.17%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (19.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 33 (17.93%) Migration
3 32 (17.39%) ITIL
4 29 (15.76%) Storage Management
5 24 (13.04%) Change Management
6 19 (10.33%) High Availability
7 15 (8.15%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (8.15%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 15 (8.15%) Load Balancing
7 15 (8.15%) Problem-Solving
8 14 (7.61%) Architectural Design
9 12 (6.52%) DevOps
9 12 (6.52%) Performance Tuning
10 11 (5.98%) Capacity Planning
10 11 (5.98%) Project Management
10 11 (5.98%) Service Management
11 10 (5.43%) Capacity Management
12 9 (4.89%) Data Security
12 9 (4.89%) Patch Management
12 9 (4.89%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 20 (10.87%) SQL
2 14 (7.61%) PowerShell
3 13 (7.07%) Python
4 12 (6.52%) Shell Script
5 9 (4.89%) JCL
6 7 (3.80%) C
6 7 (3.80%) Embedded C
7 6 (3.26%) C++
7 6 (3.26%) Embedded C++
8 5 (2.72%) Perl
8 5 (2.72%) VBA
9 4 (2.17%) Assembly Language
9 4 (2.17%) Bash
9 4 (2.17%) CLIST
9 4 (2.17%) PL/SQL
9 4 (2.17%) REXX
10 3 (1.63%) PHP
11 1 (0.54%) C#
11 1 (0.54%) Java
11 1 (0.54%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 24 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 23 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 13 (7.07%) MCSE
3 13 (7.07%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (5.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 8 (4.35%) Degree
6 7 (3.80%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (3.26%) DV Cleared
8 5 (2.72%) CCNA
8 5 (2.72%) MCP
8 5 (2.72%) MCSA
9 4 (2.17%) CCA
9 4 (2.17%) CCNP
9 4 (2.17%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (2.17%) MCITP
9 4 (2.17%) MCTS
10 3 (1.63%) OCP
10 3 (1.63%) Oracle Certification
10 3 (1.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.80%) QA
2 6 (3.26%) GDPR
2 6 (3.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (1.63%) SLA
4 1 (0.54%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.54%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 50 (27.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 49 (26.63%) Active Directory
3 30 (16.30%) NFS
4 20 (10.87%) VMware ESXi
5 15 (8.15%) SRDF
6 14 (7.61%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 11 (5.98%) Oracle RAC
7 11 (5.98%) vSphere
8 10 (5.43%) Firmware
8 10 (5.43%) Hyper-V
9 8 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
9 8 (4.35%) Virtual Servers
9 8 (4.35%) VMware NSX
9 8 (4.35%) XenApp
10 7 (3.80%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 7 (3.80%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 7 (3.80%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 7 (3.80%) Veritas File System
10 7 (3.80%) XenDesktop
11 6 (3.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 27 (14.67%) NetBackup
2 19 (10.33%) SCCM
3 15 (8.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 13 (7.07%) Ansible
5 12 (6.52%) EMC NetWorker
6 10 (5.43%) FortiGate
6 10 (5.43%) Tivoli
6 10 (5.43%) VxRail
7 9 (4.89%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 9 (4.89%) EMC VPLEX
7 9 (4.89%) QRadar
8 8 (4.35%) Avamar
8 8 (4.35%) Control-M
8 8 (4.35%) Norton AntiVirus
8 8 (4.35%) vRealize
9 7 (3.80%) vCenter Server
9 7 (3.80%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 6 (3.26%) Netcool
11 5 (2.72%) Data Guard
12 4 (2.17%) zSecure
Vendors
1 70 (38.04%) VMware
2 54 (29.35%) Microsoft
3 46 (25.00%) Cisco
3 46 (25.00%) IBM
4 38 (20.65%) HP
5 34 (18.48%) NetApp
6 31 (16.85%) Oracle
7 27 (14.67%) Brocade
7 27 (14.67%) Red Hat
8 25 (13.59%) Citrix
9 23 (12.50%) Dell
10 19 (10.33%) Veritas
11 17 (9.24%) F5
12 15 (8.15%) Hitachi
13 14 (7.61%) McAfee
14 12 (6.52%) Palo Alto
15 11 (5.98%) CyberArk
16 10 (5.43%) CA
16 10 (5.43%) Qualys
17 9 (4.89%) Sun