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 3 months to 29 March 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 387 290 280
Rank change year-on-year -97 -10  
Contract jobs citing EMC 227 437 416
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.50% 0.81% 0.78%
As % of the Vendors category 1.14% 1.86% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 274 221
Median daily rate £418 £420 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.59% +1.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £418 £425
% change year-on-year -4.19% -1.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 20
Median hourly rate £32.50 £48.50 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.98% +25.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.55 £15.00 £21.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.20 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £48.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year -32.98% +25.16%  

EMC is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 19933 23550 24158
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 44.07% 43.75% 45.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 12320 14319 13673
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £553 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 711 809 1029
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.23% +11.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.73 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

EMC
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing EMC as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 29 March 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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for EMC in the UK

EMC
Top 30 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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -118 183 £425 - 53
London -59 74 £475 +11.76% 16
South East -82 45 £425 - 13
Scotland +47 35 £400 -1.23% 4
Glasgow +19 18 £400 - 3
North West +16 17 £408 +1.87% 5
Hampshire -12 16 £450 -7.69% 4
City of London -17 16 £431 +1.47% 1
East of England +3 15 £350 +7.69% 5
Renfrewshire +16 9 £298 -26.54%
Erskine +15 9 £298 -26.54%
West Midlands -2 9 £400 -21.95% 3
Surrey -39 9 £420 +3.38% 1
Berkshire +12 8 £513 +13.88% 4
Lancashire +26 7 £415 -
Yorkshire +13 7 £375 -7.97% 2
Birmingham +5 7 £400 -33.33%
South West -5 7 £250 -31.74% 5
Preston - 7 £415 -
Liverpool +10 6 £415 -2.35%
Merseyside +7 6 £415 -2.35% 1
Winchester +6 6 £450 +12.50%
East Midlands -7 6 £600 +60.00% 4
Edinburgh +21 5 £450 - 1
Oxfordshire - 5 - - 2
Hertfordshire -3 4 - - 4
Buckinghamshire -9 4 £381 -10.29%
West Yorkshire +19 3 £340 -22.28% 1
Cambridgeshire +4 3 £400 +81.81% 1
Watford 0 3 - - 1

For the 6 months to 29 March 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.

1 319 (61.11%) VMware
2 270 (51.72%) SAN
3 219 (41.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 211 (40.42%) Windows
5 198 (37.93%) Linux
6 188 (36.02%) Cisco
7 128 (24.52%) Data Centre
8 117 (22.41%) EMC VNX
8 117 (22.41%) Red Hat
9 116 (22.22%) HP
10 110 (21.07%) Microsoft
11 108 (20.69%) NetApp
12 100 (19.16%) Finance
13 96 (18.39%) IBM
13 96 (18.39%) Security Cleared
14 95 (18.20%) Windows Server
15 91 (17.43%) Oracle
16 90 (17.24%) Unix
17 87 (16.67%) Solaris
18 86 (16.48%) NAS
19 85 (16.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 80 (15.33%) vSphere
20 80 (15.33%) ITIL
21 75 (14.37%) SC Cleared
22 71 (13.60%) EMC VMAX
23 69 (13.22%) Active Directory
24 68 (13.03%) SQL
25 67 (12.84%) Migration
26 65 (12.45%) DNS
27 62 (11.88%) Veritas

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 41 (7.85%) Apache
2 34 (6.51%) Tomcat
3 30 (5.75%) MS Exchange
4 26 (4.98%) IIS
5 19 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2010
6 16 (3.07%) WebSphere
7 11 (2.11%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 10 (1.92%) DataSynapse
8 10 (1.92%) Oracle Coherence
9 8 (1.53%) SharePoint
10 7 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2013
11 6 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2003
12 5 (0.96%) Confluence
12 5 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2007
12 5 (0.96%) OpenStack
12 5 (0.96%) Skype for Business
12 5 (0.96%) WebLogic
13 4 (0.77%) iPlanet
13 4 (0.77%) MQSeries
14 3 (0.57%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 34 (6.51%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.49%) MS Office
2 13 (2.49%) OrCAD
3 3 (0.57%) MS Project
3 3 (0.57%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.38%) AutoCAD
4 2 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.19%) CATIA
5 1 (0.19%) Solid Edge
5 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (0.57%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.19%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.19%) Odoo
2 1 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 45 (8.62%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (4.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (2.49%) Office 365
4 10 (1.92%) IaaS
4 10 (1.92%) PaaS
4 10 (1.92%) SaaS
5 8 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.77%) GitHub
7 3 (0.57%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (0.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (0.38%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.38%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.19%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 270 (51.72%) SAN
2 86 (16.48%) NAS
3 65 (12.45%) DNS
4 58 (11.11%) Firewall
5 46 (8.81%) TCP/IP
6 42 (8.05%) LAN
7 36 (6.90%) WAN
8 31 (5.94%) DHCP
9 30 (5.75%) iSCSI
10 27 (5.17%) Fibre Channel
11 26 (4.98%) Cisco Nexus
12 23 (4.41%) LDAP
13 21 (4.02%) Network Security
14 18 (3.45%) HTTP
14 18 (3.45%) Internet
15 14 (2.68%) FTP
15 14 (2.68%) RFID
15 14 (2.68%) Wi-Fi
16 13 (2.49%) FCoE
16 13 (2.49%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (11.30%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.26%) MySQL
3 12 (2.30%) Hadoop
4 11 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (1.92%) HBase
5 10 (1.92%) Oracle Database
6 7 (1.34%) NoSQL
6 7 (1.34%) Redis
6 7 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (1.15%) Big Data
7 6 (1.15%) MS Access
7 6 (1.15%) SAP HANA
8 5 (0.96%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (0.77%) InterSystems Cache
9 4 (0.77%) SQL Server 2014
10 3 (0.57%) DB2
10 3 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (0.57%) Oracle Database 12c
10 3 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.38%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 21 (4.02%) Jenkins
2 11 (2.11%) GitLab
3 8 (1.53%) Git (software)
4 7 (1.34%) Vagrant
5 5 (0.96%) Subversion
6 3 (0.57%) JIRA
6 3 (0.57%) MSI
6 3 (0.57%) Rational Application Developer
6 3 (0.57%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.57%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
7 2 (0.38%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 100 (19.16%) Finance
2 42 (8.05%) Banking
3 23 (4.41%) Telecoms
4 21 (4.02%) Law
4 21 (4.02%) Manufacturing
5 20 (3.83%) Electronics
6 14 (2.68%) Retail
7 11 (2.11%) Investment Banking
8 7 (1.34%) Local Government
9 5 (0.96%) Games
9 5 (0.96%) Marketing
10 4 (0.77%) Automotive
11 3 (0.57%) Back Office
11 3 (0.57%) Billing
12 2 (0.38%) Front Office
12 2 (0.38%) Legal
13 1 (0.19%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.19%) Military
13 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 77 (14.75%) Architect
2 75 (14.37%) Administrator
3 50 (9.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 42 (8.05%) EMC Engineer
4 42 (8.05%) Storage Engineer
5 41 (7.85%) Systems Administrator
6 33 (6.32%) Linux Administrator
7 32 (6.13%) VMware Engineer
8 31 (5.94%) Unix Administrator
9 30 (5.75%) Consultant
10 27 (5.17%) Infrastructure Architect
11 22 (4.21%) 3rd Line Support
11 22 (4.21%) Technical Architect
12 21 (4.02%) Infrastructure Specialist
13 20 (3.83%) Unix Systems Administrator
14 19 (3.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 19 (3.64%) Electronics Engineer
14 19 (3.64%) Linux Engineer
14 19 (3.64%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 18 (3.45%) VMWare Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (4.02%) Middleware
2 16 (3.07%) LAMP
2 16 (3.07%) Web Services
3 14 (2.68%) XML
3 14 (2.68%) XSLT
4 13 (2.49%) HTML
5 11 (2.11%) LAPP Stack
6 10 (1.92%) Rendezvous
7 9 (1.72%) J2EE
8 7 (1.34%) Elastic Stack
8 7 (1.34%) Memcached
9 5 (0.96%) .NET
9 5 (0.96%) REST
10 4 (0.77%) JSP
10 4 (0.77%) MSMQ
10 4 (0.77%) RabbitMQ
10 4 (0.77%) SAML
11 3 (0.57%) Java EE
11 3 (0.57%) JSON
11 3 (0.57%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 128 (24.52%) Data Centre
2 117 (22.41%) EMC VNX
3 71 (13.60%) EMC VMAX
4 48 (9.20%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 37 (7.09%) Clustering
6 24 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
7 21 (4.02%) Enterprise Storage
8 18 (3.45%) Replication
9 17 (3.26%) CLARiiON
10 14 (2.68%) Computer Science
11 13 (2.49%) Mainframe
11 13 (2.49%) Symmetrix
12 12 (2.30%) IBM Mainframe
12 12 (2.30%) Management Information System
13 11 (2.11%) Contactless
14 9 (1.72%) HP Storage
15 8 (1.53%) Linux Command Line
15 8 (1.53%) Private Cloud
16 7 (1.34%) Public Cloud
16 7 (1.34%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 211 (40.42%) Windows
2 198 (37.93%) Linux
3 95 (18.20%) Windows Server
4 90 (17.24%) Unix
5 87 (16.67%) Solaris
6 85 (16.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 55 (10.54%) Windows Server 2008
8 50 (9.58%) Windows Server 2012
9 45 (8.62%) AIX
10 26 (4.98%) Windows Server 2003
11 20 (3.83%) SUSE
12 16 (3.07%) CentOS
13 14 (2.68%) Windows 7
14 11 (2.11%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 7 (1.34%) VMS
16 6 (1.15%) Windows 10
16 6 (1.15%) Windows XP
17 5 (0.96%) Oracle Linux
18 4 (0.77%) Tru64
18 4 (0.77%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (15.33%) ITIL
2 67 (12.84%) Migration
3 44 (8.43%) DevOps
4 40 (7.66%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (6.13%) Change Management
5 32 (6.13%) Disaster Recovery
6 30 (5.75%) Converged Infrastructure
6 30 (5.75%) High Availability
7 24 (4.60%) Load Balancing
8 22 (4.21%) Problem Management
9 18 (3.45%) Change Control
10 17 (3.26%) Project Management
10 17 (3.26%) Schematic Capture
11 16 (3.07%) Stakeholder Management
12 15 (2.87%) Performance Tuning
12 15 (2.87%) Root Cause Analysis
13 14 (2.68%) Capacity Management
13 14 (2.68%) Data Migration
14 13 (2.49%) Incident Management
14 13 (2.49%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 68 (13.03%) SQL
2 53 (10.15%) Perl
3 47 (9.00%) Python
4 32 (6.13%) Bash Shell
5 29 (5.56%) Shell Script
6 28 (5.36%) Ruby
7 27 (5.17%) PowerShell
8 23 (4.41%) Java
9 15 (2.87%) JavaScript
10 10 (1.92%) C
11 9 (1.72%) Korn
12 6 (1.15%) VBScript
13 4 (0.77%) AWK
13 4 (0.77%) C#
13 4 (0.77%) C++
14 3 (0.57%) Embedded C
15 2 (0.38%) Go
15 2 (0.38%) XPath
16 1 (0.19%) Embedded C++
16 1 (0.19%) VB
Qualifications
1 96 (18.39%) Security Cleared
2 75 (14.37%) SC Cleared
3 33 (6.32%) Degree
4 31 (5.94%) Cisco Certification
4 31 (5.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 29 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 23 (4.41%) MCSE
7 22 (4.21%) CCNA
8 13 (2.49%) DV Cleared
8 13 (2.49%) ITIL Certification
9 12 (2.30%) CCNP
10 10 (1.92%) EMC Certification
10 10 (1.92%) MCSA
11 8 (1.53%) Chartered Engineer
12 7 (1.34%) CCIE
13 5 (0.96%) VCP6
14 4 (0.77%) A+ Certification
14 4 (0.77%) MCP
15 3 (0.57%) MCITP
15 3 (0.57%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.26%) SLA
2 5 (0.96%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.57%) GPG13
4 3 (0.57%) JSP 440
4 3 (0.57%) QA
5 2 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.19%) GCP
System Software
1 219 (41.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 80 (15.33%) vSphere
3 69 (13.22%) Active Directory
4 52 (9.96%) VMware ESX
5 46 (8.81%) Hyper-V
6 38 (7.28%) NFS
7 37 (7.09%) SRDF
8 30 (5.75%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 26 (4.98%) VMware ESXi
10 24 (4.60%) Oracle RAC
11 23 (4.41%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 20 (3.83%) Veritas File System
13 17 (3.26%) Virtual Machines
14 15 (2.87%) XenApp
15 14 (2.68%) vCloud
16 13 (2.49%) Virtual Servers
17 12 (2.30%) Firmware
17 12 (2.30%) XenDesktop
18 11 (2.11%) KVM
18 11 (2.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 52 (9.96%) NetBackup
2 50 (9.58%) EMC NetWorker
3 42 (8.05%) Puppet
4 40 (7.66%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 31 (5.94%) Nagios
6 23 (4.41%) SCCM
6 23 (4.41%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 21 (4.02%) Opscode Chef
8 20 (3.83%) Ansible
8 20 (3.83%) vRealize
9 18 (3.45%) SCOM
10 16 (3.07%) Microsoft Clustering
11 15 (2.87%) Zenoss
12 14 (2.68%) EMC Navisphere
13 9 (1.72%) Cobbler
13 9 (1.72%) EMC VPLEX
14 8 (1.53%) Simpana
15 7 (1.34%) HAProxy
15 7 (1.34%) Linux-HA
15 7 (1.34%) Terraform
Vendors
1 319 (61.11%) VMware
2 188 (36.02%) Cisco
3 117 (22.41%) Red Hat
4 116 (22.22%) HP
5 110 (21.07%) Microsoft
6 108 (20.69%) NetApp
7 96 (18.39%) IBM
8 91 (17.43%) Oracle
9 62 (11.88%) Veritas
10 55 (10.54%) 3PAR
11 51 (9.77%) Dell
12 50 (9.58%) Brocade
13 42 (8.05%) Citrix
14 29 (5.56%) Sun
15 26 (4.98%) CommVault
15 26 (4.98%) Isilon
16 23 (4.41%) Symantec
17 16 (3.07%) CheckPoint
18 15 (2.87%) Intel
19 14 (2.68%) F5
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