Period
to 25 September 2021

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 25 September 2021 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
25 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 552 410 482
Rank change year-on-year -142 +72 +35
Contract jobs citing EMC 248 111 382
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.31% 0.37% 0.43%
As % of the Vendors category 0.76% 0.84% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 72 175
10th Percentile £325 £313 £263
25th Percentile £375 £363 £325
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £450 £425
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +4.62%
75th Percentile £548 £516 £533
90th Percentile £619 £550 £592
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -7.78% +12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 21
10th Percentile £14.40 £31.25 £21.00
25th Percentile £45.00 £39.00 £36.51
Median hourly rate £45.50 £45.00 £43.20
Median % change year-on-year +1.11% +4.17% +1.65%
75th Percentile £55.88 " £44.97
90th Percentile £62.25 £47.83 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.50 £45.00 £43.25
% change year-on-year +1.11% +4.05% -3.89%

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 32,517 13,178 37,387
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.67% 44.33% 42.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,010 8,499 23,747
10th Percentile £285 £263 £244
25th Percentile £400 £363 £360
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £450
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
75th Percentile £600 £575 £556
90th Percentile £694 £675 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 909 385 1,346
10th Percentile £11.47 £11.55 £11.17
25th Percentile £13.88 £14.35 £14.00
Median hourly rate £19.50 £21.50 £19.64
Median % change year-on-year -9.30% +9.47% +15.53%
75th Percentile £43.00 £44.50 £42.00
90th Percentile £62.00 £53.75 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% +11.80%

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 25 September 2021.

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 25 September 2021.

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 25 September 2021. 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 -161 176 £475 +5.56% 93
UK excluding London -101 115 £415 -7.78% 79
London -164 76 £510 +13.33% 27
Work from Home -195 67 £500 +11.11% 12
South East -70 34 £438 -14.22% 11
South West - 18 £400 - 10
Midlands -62 17 £351 -33.10% 26
North of England -75 17 £520 +18.86% 13
West Midlands -52 14 £369 -29.76% 21
Scotland -67 13 £470 +44.62% 7
North West -52 12 £534 +18.56% 4
Northern Ireland - 7 £269 - 3
Wales -21 6 £500 +25.00% 3
Yorkshire -52 5 £444 +18.40% 9
East of England -54 3 - - 6
East Midlands - 3 £330 - 4

For the 6 months to 25 September 2021, 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.

1 135 (54.44%) Windows
2 128 (51.61%) VMware
3 96 (38.71%) SAN
4 94 (37.90%) Linux
5 87 (35.08%) Microsoft
6 79 (31.85%) VMware Infrastructure
7 76 (30.65%) Dell
8 66 (26.61%) Active Directory
9 65 (26.21%) NetApp
9 65 (26.21%) Migration
10 64 (25.81%) Cisco
11 62 (25.00%) Data Centre
12 60 (24.19%) Social Skills
13 54 (21.77%) Oracle
14 50 (20.16%) Solaris
14 50 (20.16%) Windows Server
15 47 (18.95%) Security Cleared
15 47 (18.95%) Azure
16 44 (17.74%) Firewall
17 43 (17.34%) IBM
17 43 (17.34%) NAS
18 42 (16.94%) SC Cleared
18 42 (16.94%) PowerShell
18 42 (16.94%) VMware ESXi
18 42 (16.94%) DNS
18 42 (16.94%) SQL
18 42 (16.94%) Unix
19 41 (16.53%) Red Hat
20 40 (16.13%) SQL Server
21 39 (15.73%) Windows Server 2016

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 35 (14.11%) SharePoint
2 30 (12.10%) MS Exchange
3 26 (10.48%) Confluence
4 16 (6.45%) Tomcat
5 11 (4.44%) Apache
5 11 (4.44%) IIS
6 10 (4.03%) WebSphere
7 7 (2.82%) WebSphere Application Server
8 6 (2.42%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.81%) IBM Domino
11 2 (0.81%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.40%) JBoss
12 1 (0.40%) Mule
12 1 (0.40%) Skype for Business
12 1 (0.40%) WebLogic
Applications
1 15 (6.05%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (4.03%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.21%) GNU Octave
3 3 (1.21%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.40%) OrCAD
Cloud Services
1 47 (18.95%) Azure
2 36 (14.52%) Microsoft 365
3 34 (13.71%) AWS
4 23 (9.27%) IaaS
5 18 (7.26%) GCP
6 17 (6.85%) GitHub
7 15 (6.05%) SaaS
8 11 (4.44%) PaaS
9 8 (3.23%) Azure Active Directory
9 8 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (2.02%) Cohesity
10 5 (2.02%) Mimecast
10 5 (2.02%) OneDrive
11 3 (1.21%) IBM Cloud
11 3 (1.21%) Power Platform
12 2 (0.81%) OpenShift
12 2 (0.81%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 96 (38.71%) SAN
2 44 (17.74%) Firewall
3 43 (17.34%) NAS
4 42 (16.94%) DNS
5 30 (12.10%) TCP/IP
6 24 (9.68%) iSCSI
7 22 (8.87%) Fibre Channel
8 20 (8.06%) WAN
9 18 (7.26%) DHCP
10 16 (6.45%) Ethernet
11 11 (4.44%) Cisco Nexus
11 11 (4.44%) LAN
11 11 (4.44%) VSAN
12 10 (4.03%) Kerberos
13 9 (3.63%) HTTP
13 9 (3.63%) NetScaler
13 9 (3.63%) SSL
14 7 (2.82%) FCoE
14 7 (2.82%) Multicast
15 6 (2.42%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.05%) MySQL
2 15 (6.05%) Oracle Database
3 10 (4.03%) Oracle Database 12c
4 8 (3.23%) MongoDB
4 8 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (2.82%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (2.82%) RDBMS
5 7 (2.82%) Relational Database
6 5 (2.02%) Big Data
6 5 (2.02%) Oracle Exadata
6 5 (2.02%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (2.02%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (1.61%) Hadoop
7 4 (1.61%) HBase
8 3 (1.21%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.21%) Oracle BI EE
8 3 (1.21%) Power BI
8 3 (1.21%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (1.21%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 17 (6.85%) JIRA
2 10 (4.03%) Subversion
2 10 (4.03%) TeamCity
3 9 (3.63%) Git (software)
4 8 (3.23%) Jenkins
5 7 (2.82%) Sonatype Nexus
6 5 (2.02%) Serena SBM
7 2 (0.81%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.40%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.40%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.40%) Vagrant
General
1 60 (24.19%) Social Skills
2 32 (12.90%) Finance
3 25 (10.08%) Banking
4 14 (5.65%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (4.84%) Public Sector
6 10 (4.03%) Electronics
7 7 (2.82%) Law
7 7 (2.82%) Organisational Skills
8 6 (2.42%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.61%) Documentation Skills
10 2 (0.81%) Advertising
10 2 (0.81%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.81%) Automotive
10 2 (0.81%) International Banking
10 2 (0.81%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.81%) Presentation Skills
10 2 (0.81%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.40%) German Language
11 1 (0.40%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 46 (18.55%) Architect
2 22 (8.87%) Consultant
3 21 (8.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 19 (7.66%) Administrator
5 13 (5.24%) Technical Architect
6 10 (4.03%) Hardware Engineer
6 10 (4.03%) Server Engineer
6 10 (4.03%) Solutions Architect
7 9 (3.63%) Migration Architect
7 9 (3.63%) Project Manager
7 9 (3.63%) Storage Engineer
8 8 (3.23%) Developer
8 8 (3.23%) Infrastructure Architect
8 8 (3.23%) Network Engineer
8 8 (3.23%) Storage Consultant
8 8 (3.23%) VMware Engineer
8 8 (3.23%) Wintel Engineer
9 7 (2.82%) DBA
9 7 (2.82%) Storage Architect
9 7 (2.82%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (6.05%) LDAP
2 7 (2.82%) Middleware
2 7 (2.82%) Software Packaging
3 5 (2.02%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 5 (2.02%) REST
4 4 (1.61%) LAMP
5 3 (1.21%) Flash
5 3 (1.21%) ISPF
6 2 (0.81%) HTML
6 2 (0.81%) JSON
6 2 (0.81%) XML
6 2 (0.81%) XSLT
6 2 (0.81%) YAML
7 1 (0.40%) Gherkin
7 1 (0.40%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 62 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 25 (10.08%) Replication
3 22 (8.87%) Clustering
4 16 (6.45%) EMC VNX
5 15 (6.05%) EMC VMAX
6 14 (5.65%) CAN bus
7 12 (4.84%) Enterprise Storage
7 12 (4.84%) Public Cloud
7 12 (4.84%) VxBlock/Vblock
8 6 (2.42%) Linux Command Line
8 6 (2.42%) Mainframe
9 5 (2.02%) CMDB
9 5 (2.02%) Driving Licence
10 4 (1.61%) IBM Storwize
10 4 (1.61%) Symmetrix
11 3 (1.21%) Analogue Electronics
11 3 (1.21%) Self-Motivation
11 3 (1.21%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.81%) Hybrid Cloud
12 2 (0.81%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 135 (54.44%) Windows
2 94 (37.90%) Linux
3 50 (20.16%) Solaris
3 50 (20.16%) Windows Server
4 42 (16.94%) Unix
5 39 (15.73%) Windows Server 2016
6 36 (14.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 34 (13.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 31 (12.50%) Windows Server 2019
9 26 (10.48%) AIX
9 26 (10.48%) Windows Server 2008
10 22 (8.87%) Windows 10
11 17 (6.85%) HPUX
12 12 (4.84%) CentOS
13 9 (3.63%) OpenVMS
14 6 (2.42%) SUSE
14 6 (2.42%) Windows Server 2003
15 5 (2.02%) VMS
15 5 (2.02%) zOS
16 4 (1.61%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (26.21%) Migration
2 38 (15.32%) Disaster Recovery
3 34 (13.71%) ITIL
4 31 (12.50%) Storage Management
5 28 (11.29%) High Availability
6 26 (10.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 22 (8.87%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (8.06%) DevOps
9 18 (7.26%) Data Protection
10 16 (6.45%) Performance Tuning
11 14 (5.65%) Change Management
11 14 (5.65%) Load Balancing
12 13 (5.24%) Configuration Management
12 13 (5.24%) Problem-Solving
13 12 (4.84%) Architectural Design
13 12 (4.84%) Performance Analysis
14 11 (4.44%) Computer Science
14 11 (4.44%) Root Cause Analysis
15 10 (4.03%) Customer Requirements
15 10 (4.03%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 42 (16.94%) PowerShell
1 42 (16.94%) SQL
2 33 (13.31%) Python
3 25 (10.08%) C
4 16 (6.45%) Embedded C
5 15 (6.05%) Java
6 14 (5.65%) C++
6 14 (5.65%) Embedded C++
7 12 (4.84%) Perl
7 12 (4.84%) Shell Script
8 10 (4.03%) Bash Shell
9 7 (2.82%) PL/SQL
10 5 (2.02%) JCL
11 3 (1.21%) AWK
11 3 (1.21%) Bourne shell
11 3 (1.21%) C#
11 3 (1.21%) Korn
11 3 (1.21%) MATLAB
11 3 (1.21%) Ruby
11 3 (1.21%) VBA
Qualifications
1 47 (18.95%) Security Cleared
2 42 (16.94%) SC Cleared
3 18 (7.26%) Degree
4 12 (4.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 10 (4.03%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (4.03%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (3.63%) DV Cleared
6 9 (3.63%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (3.23%) MCSE
8 6 (2.42%) CCNA
8 6 (2.42%) CCNP
8 6 (2.42%) Computer Science Degree
8 6 (2.42%) MCP
9 5 (2.02%) MCITP
9 5 (2.02%) OCP
9 5 (2.02%) Oracle Certification
10 4 (1.61%) MCSA
11 3 (1.21%) RHCE
11 3 (1.21%) RHCSA
12 2 (0.81%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.03%) SLA
2 8 (3.23%) GDPR
3 7 (2.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (2.42%) QA
5 1 (0.40%) DO-160
5 1 (0.40%) ECSS
5 1 (0.40%) JTAG
System Software
1 79 (31.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 66 (26.61%) Active Directory
3 42 (16.94%) VMware ESXi
4 30 (12.10%) vSphere
5 28 (11.29%) NFS
6 21 (8.47%) Hyper-V
7 18 (7.26%) SRDF
8 14 (5.65%) Oracle RAC
9 13 (5.24%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 11 (4.44%) KVM
11 10 (4.03%) VMware NSX
12 9 (3.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 9 (3.63%) Virtual Machines
13 7 (2.82%) BitLocker
13 7 (2.82%) Xen
14 6 (2.42%) Firmware
14 6 (2.42%) Veritas File System
15 5 (2.02%) Docker
15 5 (2.02%) XenApp
16 4 (1.61%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 33 (13.31%) SCCM
2 29 (11.69%) Ansible
3 28 (11.29%) NetBackup
4 25 (10.08%) EMC NetWorker
5 19 (7.66%) Puppet
5 19 (7.66%) vCenter Server
6 18 (7.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 15 (6.05%) Control-M
7 15 (6.05%) Terraform
8 14 (5.65%) vRealize
9 12 (4.84%) Microsoft Intune
9 12 (4.84%) Tivoli
10 10 (4.03%) FortiGate
10 10 (4.03%) QRadar
10 10 (4.03%) SCOM
11 8 (3.23%) Data Guard
11 8 (3.23%) Red Hat Satellite
11 8 (3.23%) WSUS
12 7 (2.82%) Avamar
12 7 (2.82%) Nagios
Vendors
1 128 (51.61%) VMware
2 87 (35.08%) Microsoft
3 76 (30.65%) Dell
4 65 (26.21%) NetApp
5 64 (25.81%) Cisco
6 54 (21.77%) Oracle
7 43 (17.34%) IBM
8 41 (16.53%) Red Hat
9 36 (14.52%) HP
10 32 (12.90%) Citrix
11 27 (10.89%) Brocade
12 24 (9.68%) Veritas
13 23 (9.27%) Isilon
14 21 (8.47%) Hitachi
15 20 (8.06%) Symantec
16 19 (7.66%) Splunk
17 17 (6.85%) 3PAR
17 17 (6.85%) F5
18 12 (4.84%) PlateSpin
19 11 (4.44%) Qualys