Period
to 5 April 2020

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 5 April 2020 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
5 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 451 494 561
Rank change year-on-year +43 +67 -154
Contract jobs citing EMC 245 416 349
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.40% 0.43% 0.34%
As % of the Vendors category 0.93% 1.01% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 279 187
Median daily rate £419 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.94% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £300 £289 £265
90th Percentile £538 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 18 21
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.27 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.56% -0.55% +21.43%
10th Percentile £23.15 £23.90 £31.50
90th Percentile £56.53 £50.00 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.75 £40.38
% change year-on-year +1.17% +5.88% +15.36%

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 26,328 41,312 42,292
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.76% 42.61% 41.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,784 25,715 26,388
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £213 £263 £243
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £405
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,221 1,427 1,433
Median hourly rate £19.46 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £11.85 £10.89 £10.75
90th Percentile £50.25 £49.50 £47.50
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -3.03%

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 5 April 2020.

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 5 April 2020.

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 5 April 2020. 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 +14 194 £425 -5.56% 90
UK excluding London +68 182 £425 - 75
North of England +58 66 £438 +9.38% 16
London +86 58 £358 -24.74% 21
North West +81 55 £425 +6.25% 10
South East +28 32 £450 -5.26% 25
Wales +46 26 £400 - 3
Scotland +34 22 £475 +5.56% 3
East of England +28 15 £300 -57.14% 12
Midlands +49 12 £440 +29.41% 11
West Midlands +45 10 £440 +32.33% 6
Yorkshire +11 10 £463 +19.35% 2
South West +8 9 £450 -5.26% 5
Work from Home +8 7 £405 -35.20% 2
East Midlands +30 2 £305 -32.22% 4
North East +15 1 £350 -11.95% 4

For the 6 months to 5 April 2020, 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.

1 129 (52.65%) VMware
2 127 (51.84%) Windows
3 108 (44.08%) SAN
4 94 (38.37%) Security Cleared
5 82 (33.47%) Dell
5 82 (33.47%) Cisco
6 80 (32.65%) NetApp
6 80 (32.65%) SC Cleared
7 79 (32.24%) VMware Infrastructure
8 69 (28.16%) Microsoft
9 59 (24.08%) NetBackup
10 58 (23.67%) Windows Server
11 56 (22.86%) Active Directory
12 55 (22.45%) Linux
13 50 (20.41%) SQL
14 48 (19.59%) Azure
15 45 (18.37%) Unix
15 45 (18.37%) EMC VNX
15 45 (18.37%) Data Centre
16 39 (15.92%) HP
17 37 (15.10%) Oracle
17 37 (15.10%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 35 (14.29%) SQL Server
18 35 (14.29%) Citrix
18 35 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
19 34 (13.88%) VMware ESXi
20 33 (13.47%) Office 365
21 32 (13.06%) Brocade
21 32 (13.06%) Cisco Certification
22 31 (12.65%) Migration

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 21 (8.57%) MS Exchange
2 18 (7.35%) SharePoint
3 13 (5.31%) Exchange Server 2013
3 13 (5.31%) IIS
4 11 (4.49%) Confluence
5 10 (4.08%) Skype for Business
6 5 (2.04%) Anypoint
6 5 (2.04%) Mule
7 4 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (1.63%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.82%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (0.82%) Documentum
8 2 (0.82%) Mattermost
8 2 (0.82%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.41%) Apache
9 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.41%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.41%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.41%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (2.86%) OrCAD
2 3 (1.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.82%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.41%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 48 (19.59%) Azure
2 33 (13.47%) Office 365
3 24 (9.80%) AWS
4 12 (4.90%) GCP
5 11 (4.49%) IaaS
6 10 (4.08%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (2.86%) GitHub
8 6 (2.45%) PaaS
9 5 (2.04%) SaaS
10 3 (1.22%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.82%) Datadog
11 2 (0.82%) Mimecast
12 1 (0.41%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 108 (44.08%) SAN
2 31 (12.65%) NAS
3 26 (10.61%) TCP/IP
4 25 (10.20%) DNS
4 25 (10.20%) Firewall
5 20 (8.16%) DHCP
6 19 (7.76%) Fibre Channel
7 18 (7.35%) WAN
8 16 (6.53%) LAN
9 14 (5.71%) ISDN
10 12 (4.90%) VLAN
11 8 (3.27%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (3.27%) iSCSI
11 8 (3.27%) NetScaler
12 6 (2.45%) Remote Desktop
12 6 (2.45%) Skype
13 5 (2.04%) 4G
13 5 (2.04%) Cisco Nexus
13 5 (2.04%) Reverse Proxy
13 5 (2.04%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (2.45%) SQL Server 2016
4 4 (1.63%) MySQL
5 2 (0.82%) Big Data
5 2 (0.82%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.82%) DB2
5 2 (0.82%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.41%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.41%) EDMS
6 1 (0.41%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.41%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.41%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.41%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 16 (6.53%) Rational DOORS
2 12 (4.90%) Jenkins
3 8 (3.27%) Git (software)
4 7 (2.86%) JIRA
5 5 (2.04%) GitLab
6 4 (1.63%) Hudson
6 4 (1.63%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (1.22%) Fiddler
7 3 (1.22%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (0.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.41%) Serena SBM
9 1 (0.41%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.41%) Subversion
9 1 (0.41%) TeamCity
General
1 26 (10.61%) Finance
2 23 (9.39%) Telecoms
3 13 (5.31%) Electronics
4 10 (4.08%) Public Sector
5 9 (3.67%) Military
6 8 (3.27%) Local Government
7 5 (2.04%) Banking
8 4 (1.63%) Automotive
8 4 (1.63%) Law
9 3 (1.22%) Back Office
9 3 (1.22%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.82%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.82%) Avionics
11 1 (0.41%) Legal
Job Titles
1 41 (16.73%) Storage Engineer
2 29 (11.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 28 (11.43%) Consultant
4 15 (6.12%) Platform Engineer
5 14 (5.71%) Backup Engineer
5 14 (5.71%) Storage Consultant
6 13 (5.31%) Storage and Backup Engineer
7 12 (4.90%) Support Engineer
7 12 (4.90%) Windows Engineer
8 11 (4.49%) Backup Consultant
8 11 (4.49%) Storage and Backup Consultant
8 11 (4.49%) VMware Engineer
9 10 (4.08%) Wintel Engineer
10 9 (3.67%) Infrastructure Support
10 9 (3.67%) Systems Engineer
10 9 (3.67%) Validation Engineer
10 9 (3.67%) Verification Engineer
11 8 (3.27%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 8 (3.27%) Administrator
11 8 (3.27%) Senior Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.45%) RAML
2 5 (2.04%) 802.1X
3 4 (1.63%) FIX Protocol
4 3 (1.22%) Middleware
4 3 (1.22%) REST
5 2 (0.82%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (0.82%) gRPC
5 2 (0.82%) LDAP
5 2 (0.82%) RESTful
5 2 (0.82%) Swagger
6 1 (0.41%) ADSI
6 1 (0.41%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 45 (18.37%) Data Centre
1 45 (18.37%) EMC VNX
2 20 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (7.76%) Self-Motivation
4 17 (6.94%) EMC VMAX
5 16 (6.53%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 15 (6.12%) CLARiiON
7 14 (5.71%) Cyber Defence
8 13 (5.31%) Celerra
9 12 (4.90%) Clustering
10 8 (3.27%) Enterprise Storage
10 8 (3.27%) Replication
11 7 (2.86%) Management Information System
12 6 (2.45%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 6 (2.45%) Hybrid Cloud
12 6 (2.45%) PKI
13 5 (2.04%) CMDB
14 4 (1.63%) EMC Centera
14 4 (1.63%) SWIFT
15 3 (1.22%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 127 (51.84%) Windows
2 58 (23.67%) Windows Server
3 55 (22.45%) Linux
4 45 (18.37%) Unix
5 35 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 26 (10.61%) Windows Server 2008
7 22 (8.98%) Windows Server 2016
8 19 (7.76%) Solaris
9 16 (6.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (4.49%) Windows 10
10 11 (4.49%) Windows 7
11 10 (4.08%) VMS
12 7 (2.86%) Windows Server 2019
13 5 (2.04%) Data ONTAP
13 5 (2.04%) Windows 8
14 4 (1.63%) CentOS
15 2 (0.82%) Fedora
15 2 (0.82%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.41%) AIX
16 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (15.10%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 31 (12.65%) Migration
3 25 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (8.98%) DevOps
5 20 (8.16%) Validation
6 19 (7.76%) Change Management
6 19 (7.76%) ITIL
6 19 (7.76%) Requirements Management
6 19 (7.76%) Service Management
7 18 (7.35%) Disaster Recovery
8 17 (6.94%) Test Scripting
9 15 (6.12%) Black-Box Testing
9 15 (6.12%) Data Development
9 15 (6.12%) Problem Management
9 15 (6.12%) Problem-Solving
9 15 (6.12%) Software Testing
9 15 (6.12%) Test Automation
10 14 (5.71%) Network Management
11 13 (5.31%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (5.31%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 50 (20.41%) SQL
2 30 (12.24%) PowerShell
3 16 (6.53%) Python
4 13 (5.31%) C
5 9 (3.67%) Bash Shell
6 5 (2.04%) Go
6 5 (2.04%) Java
6 5 (2.04%) Perl
7 4 (1.63%) Ruby
7 4 (1.63%) VBScript
8 3 (1.22%) C#
9 2 (0.82%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.41%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.41%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.41%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.41%) VBA
10 1 (0.41%) XPath
Qualifications
1 94 (38.37%) Security Cleared
2 80 (32.65%) SC Cleared
3 32 (13.06%) Cisco Certification
4 27 (11.02%) CCNA
5 19 (7.76%) Degree
6 15 (6.12%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (5.71%) ISTQB
8 13 (5.31%) DV Cleared
9 12 (4.90%) MCSE
10 7 (2.86%) CCNP
11 4 (1.63%) CCIE
12 3 (1.22%) Avaya Certification
12 3 (1.22%) BPSS Clearance
12 3 (1.22%) Computer Science Degree
12 3 (1.22%) MCP
12 3 (1.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 2 (0.82%) CompTIA Security+
13 2 (0.82%) Linux+ Certification
13 2 (0.82%) Network+ Certification
13 2 (0.82%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.94%) SLA
2 3 (1.22%) GDPR
2 3 (1.22%) PMO
3 2 (0.82%) Def Stans
3 2 (0.82%) ECSS
4 1 (0.41%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.41%) QA
System Software
1 79 (32.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 56 (22.86%) Active Directory
3 34 (13.88%) VMware ESXi
4 28 (11.43%) Hyper-V
5 26 (10.61%) XenApp
6 25 (10.20%) vSphere
7 14 (5.71%) Virtual Machines
8 13 (5.31%) Virtual Servers
9 12 (4.90%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 10 (4.08%) XenDesktop
11 9 (3.67%) VMware NSX
12 8 (3.27%) Docker
13 7 (2.86%) Firmware
13 7 (2.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 5 (2.04%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 5 (2.04%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 5 (2.04%) NFS
15 4 (1.63%) Virtual Desktop
15 4 (1.63%) VMware Server
16 3 (1.22%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 59 (24.08%) NetBackup
2 31 (12.65%) SCCM
3 24 (9.80%) SCOM
4 23 (9.39%) Ansible
5 19 (7.76%) Puppet
6 18 (7.35%) EMC NetWorker
6 18 (7.35%) WSUS
7 15 (6.12%) Avamar
7 15 (6.12%) SnapMirror
8 12 (4.90%) Opscode Chef
9 10 (4.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 9 (3.67%) Microsoft Clustering
10 9 (3.67%) Oracle RMAN
11 8 (3.27%) Kubernetes
12 7 (2.86%) HP Data Protector
12 7 (2.86%) Microsoft Intune
12 7 (2.86%) SnapVault
12 7 (2.86%) vRealize
13 6 (2.45%) vCenter Server
14 5 (2.04%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 129 (52.65%) VMware
2 82 (33.47%) Cisco
2 82 (33.47%) Dell
3 80 (32.65%) NetApp
4 69 (28.16%) Microsoft
5 39 (15.92%) HP
6 37 (15.10%) Oracle
7 35 (14.29%) Citrix
8 32 (13.06%) Brocade
9 26 (10.61%) IBM
10 18 (7.35%) Hitachi
11 17 (6.94%) EqualLogic
12 15 (6.12%) Isilon
13 14 (5.71%) Red Hat
13 14 (5.71%) Veritas
14 11 (4.49%) 3PAR
14 11 (4.49%) McAfee
15 10 (4.08%) CA
15 10 (4.08%) Google
15 10 (4.08%) Juniper