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 26 May 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
26 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 398 281 319
Rank change year-on-year -117 +38  
Contract jobs citing EMC 214 469 363
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.46% 0.87% 0.67%
As % of the Vendors category 1.06% 1.95% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 273 211
Median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £270 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -2.94% +13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 13
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £37.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £24.20 £19.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £49.50 £40.12
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £42.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year -12.28% +14.00%  

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 20228 24010 24337
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 43.72% 44.66% 44.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 12287 14792 14060
Median daily rate £425 £401 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.98% +0.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £565 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £368
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 673 791 1123
Median hourly rate £18.26 £20.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.70% +11.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.98 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +11.11%  

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 26 May 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 -121 178 £425 - 58
London -86 62 £444 +10.93% 23
South East -75 39 £413 -2.94% 9
Scotland +31 27 £413 +3.12% 3
North West +16 27 £450 +20.00% 3
Lancashire +23 17 £463 -
Glasgow +21 17 £413 - 2
West Midlands +17 14 £375 -25.00% 3
Preston - 14 £463 -
Berkshire +8 12 £575 +35.29% 2
Surrey -26 12 £438 +2.94% 2
Yorkshire +7 11 £425 -8.10% 7
Edinburgh +22 10 £413 - 1
East of England -5 10 £563 +65.44% 7
Hampshire -18 8 £251 -41.05% 3
City of London -35 8 £425 +17.24% 8
Windsor 0 7 £575 +15.00% 1
East Midlands -9 7 £410 +2.50% 1
South West +8 6 £135 -65.16% 5
Wales +7 6 £325 -21.21%
Solihull - 6 - -
West Yorkshire +20 5 £450 -8.86% 3
Hertfordshire +7 5 £556 +1.13% 6
Sheffield +6 5 £425 -19.04% 2
South Yorkshire +3 5 £425 +11.84% 3
Oxfordshire -2 5 - - 1
Manchester -7 5 £408 +23.48% 3
Basingstoke -8 5 £251 +7.97% 1
Birmingham +14 4 £388 -29.54% 2
South Wales +9 4 £325 -21.21%

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 269 (57.73%) VMware
2 220 (47.21%) SAN
3 179 (38.41%) Windows
4 171 (36.70%) Cisco
5 170 (36.48%) VMware Infrastructure
6 169 (36.27%) Linux
7 116 (24.89%) Data Centre
8 110 (23.61%) HP
9 106 (22.75%) Red Hat
10 93 (19.96%) Finance
11 92 (19.74%) NetApp
12 91 (19.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 89 (19.10%) Microsoft
14 86 (18.45%) EMC VNX
14 86 (18.45%) Windows Server
15 83 (17.81%) Oracle
16 81 (17.38%) Security Cleared
17 79 (16.95%) Unix
18 74 (15.88%) Solaris
19 73 (15.67%) NAS
20 65 (13.95%) ITIL
21 63 (13.52%) Active Directory
21 63 (13.52%) Migration
22 62 (13.30%) IBM
23 61 (13.09%) SQL
24 59 (12.66%) NetBackup
25 58 (12.45%) SC Cleared
25 58 (12.45%) Brocade
25 58 (12.45%) Firewall
26 57 (12.23%) DNS

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 29 (6.22%) MS Exchange
2 24 (5.15%) Apache
3 22 (4.72%) IIS
4 16 (3.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (3.43%) Tomcat
5 10 (2.15%) WebSphere
6 8 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (1.29%) SharePoint
8 5 (1.07%) Live Communications Server
8 5 (1.07%) OpenStack
8 5 (1.07%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 4 (0.86%) DataSynapse
9 4 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (0.86%) iPlanet
9 4 (0.86%) Oracle Coherence
9 4 (0.86%) Skype for Business
9 4 (0.86%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.64%) MQSeries
10 3 (0.64%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 12 (2.58%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.64%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.43%) AutoCAD
3 2 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.43%) OrCAD
4 1 (0.21%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.21%) CATIA
4 1 (0.21%) Solid Edge
Business Applications
1 3 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.21%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.21%) Odoo
2 1 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.21%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 37 (7.94%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (5.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (3.22%) Office 365
4 13 (2.79%) SaaS
5 12 (2.58%) Cloud Computing
5 12 (2.58%) IaaS
5 12 (2.58%) PaaS
6 4 (0.86%) GitHub
7 3 (0.64%) Dropbox
7 3 (0.64%) Google Drive
8 2 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.43%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.21%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.21%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 220 (47.21%) SAN
2 73 (15.67%) NAS
3 58 (12.45%) Firewall
4 57 (12.23%) DNS
5 39 (8.37%) LAN
6 37 (7.94%) TCP/IP
7 36 (7.73%) WAN
8 35 (7.51%) DHCP
9 34 (7.30%) Fibre Channel
10 25 (5.36%) Cisco Nexus
11 23 (4.94%) iSCSI
12 20 (4.29%) LDAP
13 16 (3.43%) Network Security
14 10 (2.15%) FTP
14 10 (2.15%) HTTP
14 10 (2.15%) VPN
15 9 (1.93%) SSH
15 9 (1.93%) Wi-Fi
16 8 (1.72%) Cisco ASA
16 8 (1.72%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (10.94%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.15%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (1.93%) Oracle Database
4 7 (1.50%) MySQL
5 6 (1.29%) Hadoop
5 6 (1.29%) MS Access
5 6 (1.29%) SQL Server 2014
6 5 (1.07%) Big Data
6 5 (1.07%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (0.86%) HBase
7 4 (0.86%) InterSystems Cache
8 3 (0.64%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.43%) DB2
9 2 (0.43%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.43%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.43%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.43%) Redis
10 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 15 (3.22%) Jenkins
2 8 (1.72%) Git (software)
3 4 (0.86%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (0.64%) JIRA
4 3 (0.64%) MSI
4 3 (0.64%) Rational Application Developer
4 3 (0.64%) Vagrant
4 3 (0.64%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.64%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 2 (0.43%) GitLab
6 1 (0.21%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.21%) Selenium
6 1 (0.21%) Subversion
General
1 93 (19.96%) Finance
2 40 (8.58%) Banking
3 24 (5.15%) Electronics
4 17 (3.65%) Telecoms
5 14 (3.00%) Investment Banking
6 13 (2.79%) Law
7 8 (1.72%) Retail
8 7 (1.50%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.29%) Billing
10 5 (1.07%) Automotive
10 5 (1.07%) Local Government
11 4 (0.86%) Marketing
12 3 (0.64%) Back Office
13 2 (0.43%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.43%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.43%) Legal
14 1 (0.21%) Advertising
14 1 (0.21%) Games
14 1 (0.21%) Military
14 1 (0.21%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 81 (17.38%) Architect
2 75 (16.09%) Administrator
3 43 (9.23%) Systems Administrator
4 40 (8.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 33 (7.08%) VMware Engineer
6 31 (6.65%) Linux Administrator
6 31 (6.65%) Storage Engineer
6 31 (6.65%) Unix Administrator
7 30 (6.44%) EMC Engineer
8 24 (5.15%) Analyst
9 22 (4.72%) Infrastructure Architect
9 22 (4.72%) Unix Systems Administrator
10 20 (4.29%) Storage Architect
11 19 (4.08%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 18 (3.86%) 3rd Line Support
12 18 (3.86%) Technical Architect
12 18 (3.86%) VMWare Administrator
13 17 (3.65%) Consultant
13 17 (3.65%) Systems Engineer
14 15 (3.22%) Storage Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.65%) Middleware
2 10 (2.15%) Web Services
3 9 (1.93%) J2EE
4 7 (1.50%) HTML
4 7 (1.50%) LAMP
5 6 (1.29%) XML
5 6 (1.29%) XSLT
6 5 (1.07%) SAML
7 4 (0.86%) .NET
7 4 (0.86%) Flash
7 4 (0.86%) OAuth
7 4 (0.86%) OpenID
7 4 (0.86%) Rendezvous
7 4 (0.86%) SailPoint
8 3 (0.64%) JSP
9 2 (0.43%) Elastic Stack
9 2 (0.43%) LAPP Stack
9 2 (0.43%) LEMP Stack
9 2 (0.43%) Memcached
9 2 (0.43%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 116 (24.89%) Data Centre
2 86 (18.45%) EMC VNX
3 38 (8.15%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (8.15%) EMC VMAX
4 32 (6.87%) Clustering
5 30 (6.44%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 18 (3.86%) Computer Science
6 18 (3.86%) Enterprise Storage
7 17 (3.65%) Management Information System
8 15 (3.22%) Replication
9 13 (2.79%) CLARiiON
10 10 (2.15%) Private Cloud
11 9 (1.93%) HP Storage
11 9 (1.93%) Public Cloud
12 8 (1.72%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 7 (1.50%) Symmetrix DMX
13 7 (1.50%) Virtual Team
14 6 (1.29%) Fat Client
14 6 (1.29%) Linux Command Line
14 6 (1.29%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 179 (38.41%) Windows
2 169 (36.27%) Linux
3 91 (19.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 86 (18.45%) Windows Server
5 79 (16.95%) Unix
6 74 (15.88%) Solaris
7 54 (11.59%) Windows Server 2008
8 53 (11.37%) Windows Server 2012
9 40 (8.58%) AIX
10 25 (5.36%) CentOS
11 21 (4.51%) Windows Server 2003
12 16 (3.43%) SUSE
13 15 (3.22%) Windows 7
14 9 (1.93%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 9 (1.93%) Windows 10
15 8 (1.72%) Tru64
16 6 (1.29%) VMS
16 6 (1.29%) Windows XP
17 5 (1.07%) Oracle Linux
18 3 (0.64%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (13.95%) ITIL
2 63 (13.52%) Migration
3 35 (7.51%) DevOps
4 32 (6.87%) Disaster Recovery
5 26 (5.58%) Change Management
5 26 (5.58%) Load Balancing
6 25 (5.36%) Data Migration
6 25 (5.36%) High Availability
7 24 (5.15%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (4.72%) Converged Infrastructure
9 18 (3.86%) Problem Management
9 18 (3.86%) Project Management
10 15 (3.22%) Change Control
10 15 (3.22%) Customer Requirements
10 15 (3.22%) Data Management
10 15 (3.22%) Incident Management
11 14 (3.00%) Enterprise Architecture
11 14 (3.00%) Time Management
12 13 (2.79%) Performance Analysis
12 13 (2.79%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 61 (13.09%) SQL
2 53 (11.37%) Perl
3 45 (9.66%) Python
4 32 (6.87%) PowerShell
5 26 (5.58%) Shell Script
6 25 (5.36%) Bash Shell
7 24 (5.15%) Ruby
8 15 (3.22%) Java
9 13 (2.79%) C
10 12 (2.58%) Korn
11 7 (1.50%) JavaScript
11 7 (1.50%) VBScript
12 5 (1.07%) C++
13 4 (0.86%) AWK
13 4 (0.86%) Bourne shell
13 4 (0.86%) Embedded C
14 3 (0.64%) Go
14 3 (0.64%) PHP
15 2 (0.43%) C#
16 1 (0.21%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 81 (17.38%) Security Cleared
2 58 (12.45%) SC Cleared
3 38 (8.15%) Cisco Certification
4 33 (7.08%) Degree
5 27 (5.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 26 (5.58%) CCNA
7 24 (5.15%) Microsoft Certification
8 20 (4.29%) MCSE
9 15 (3.22%) CCNP
10 14 (3.00%) DV Cleared
11 13 (2.79%) EMC Certification
12 9 (1.93%) CCIE
12 9 (1.93%) ITIL Certification
12 9 (1.93%) RHCE
13 8 (1.72%) RHCSA
14 6 (1.29%) JNCIA
15 4 (0.86%) MCSA
15 4 (0.86%) OCA
15 4 (0.86%) OCP
15 4 (0.86%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.00%) SLA
2 6 (1.29%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.86%) GPG13
4 4 (0.86%) ISO27002
5 3 (0.64%) JSP 440
5 3 (0.64%) QA
6 2 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 170 (36.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 63 (13.52%) Active Directory
3 55 (11.80%) vSphere
4 49 (10.52%) VMware ESXi
5 40 (8.58%) Hyper-V
6 30 (6.44%) SRDF
7 26 (5.58%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 25 (5.36%) NFS
9 21 (4.51%) Virtual Machines
10 19 (4.08%) vCloud
11 18 (3.86%) XenApp
12 17 (3.65%) Oracle RAC
12 17 (3.65%) XenDesktop
13 16 (3.43%) Veritas File System
14 15 (3.22%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 14 (3.00%) Virtual Servers
16 10 (2.15%) EMC RecoverPoint
17 8 (1.72%) Docker
18 7 (1.50%) Firmware
18 7 (1.50%) Squid
Systems Management
1 59 (12.66%) NetBackup
2 50 (10.73%) EMC NetWorker
3 38 (8.15%) vCenter Server
4 32 (6.87%) Puppet
5 26 (5.58%) SCCM
5 26 (5.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 25 (5.36%) Nagios
7 24 (5.15%) Opscode Chef
8 22 (4.72%) SCOM
8 22 (4.72%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 21 (4.51%) Ansible
10 17 (3.65%) vRealize
11 15 (3.22%) EMC Navisphere
12 13 (2.79%) EMC VPLEX
13 12 (2.58%) Microsoft Clustering
14 7 (1.50%) AirWatch
14 7 (1.50%) Failover Clustering
14 7 (1.50%) Norton AntiVirus
14 7 (1.50%) SELinux
14 7 (1.50%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 269 (57.73%) VMware
2 171 (36.70%) Cisco
3 110 (23.61%) HP
4 106 (22.75%) Red Hat
5 92 (19.74%) NetApp
6 89 (19.10%) Microsoft
7 83 (17.81%) Oracle
8 62 (13.30%) IBM
9 58 (12.45%) Brocade
10 57 (12.23%) 3PAR
11 54 (11.59%) Veritas
12 48 (10.30%) Dell
13 46 (9.87%) Citrix
14 27 (5.79%) Sun
15 21 (4.51%) Symantec
16 19 (4.08%) CommVault
17 18 (3.86%) CheckPoint
17 18 (3.86%) Isilon
18 17 (3.65%) F5
19 12 (2.58%) BMC
London
Logic Engagements Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Epsom, Surrey
Plan-Net
Rate: Unspecified Competitive rate
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + none
Posted: 2 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Rate: £350 - £600 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago