Period
to 21 August 2017

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 21 August 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
6 months to
21 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 447 290 341
Rank change year-on-year -157 +51 -41
Contract jobs citing EMC 460 950 770
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.48% 0.88% 0.68%
As % of the Vendors category 1.10% 1.95% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 583 442
UK median daily rate £405 £410 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.22% +7.54% -5.69%
10th Percentile £269 £260 £263
90th Percentile £575 £560 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -3.13% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 24
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £23.44 £15.28 £18.43
90th Percentile £43.60 £49.73 £43.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +14.29%

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 41759 48738 50446
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 43.59% 44.94% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 25527 29904 29378
UK median daily rate £430 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.24% +3.13% +2.56%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £225
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1382 1641 2237
UK median hourly rate £17.38 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.71% - +2.94%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £44.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.38 £17.00
% change year-on-year -5.04% +2.21% +3.03%

EMC
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 21 August 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 6 months to 21 August 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for EMC in the UK

EMC
Top 15 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 21 August 2017. 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 -159 394 £420 +0.60% 58
UK excluding London -89 300 £388 -3.13% 42
London -124 152 £450 +5.88% 18
South East -90 94 £415 -2.35% 17
North of England -28 76 £350 +4.48% 9
Scotland +8 49 £400 -1.23% 1
North West -14 38 £425 +6.25% 1
Midlands +12 31 £375 -11.76% 3
South West +25 26 £425 -5.56% 8
North East +7 24 £310 +5.08% 2
West Midlands +16 19 £238 -50.00%
East of England -23 16 £556 +58.93% 3
Yorkshire +11 14 £400 -16.88% 6
East Midlands -7 12 £381 -4.69% 3
Wales +17 9 £375 -9.09% 1

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 235 (51.09%) VMware
2 213 (46.30%) SAN
3 204 (44.35%) Windows
4 188 (40.87%) Cisco
5 160 (34.78%) Linux
6 133 (28.91%) VMware Infrastructure
7 116 (25.22%) HP
8 105 (22.83%) NetApp
8 105 (22.83%) Windows Server
9 96 (20.87%) Finance
10 92 (20.00%) NetBackup
11 90 (19.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 89 (19.35%) Security Cleared
13 87 (18.91%) Microsoft
14 85 (18.48%) Brocade
14 85 (18.48%) Data Centre
15 83 (18.04%) Red Hat
16 80 (17.39%) Active Directory
16 80 (17.39%) Solaris
16 80 (17.39%) ITIL
16 80 (17.39%) EMC VNX
17 73 (15.87%) Unix
18 70 (15.22%) IBM
19 68 (14.78%) Fibre Channel
20 67 (14.57%) Migration
21 65 (14.13%) NAS
22 64 (13.91%) Citrix
23 63 (13.70%) Veritas
24 61 (13.26%) SC Cleared
25 60 (13.04%) AIX

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 (8.91%) MS Exchange
2 28 (6.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (3.26%) Apache
3 15 (3.26%) IIS
4 14 (3.04%) SharePoint
5 11 (2.39%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (2.17%) Skype for Business
7 9 (1.96%) Tomcat
8 8 (1.74%) OpenStack
9 7 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (1.09%) Live Communications Server
11 4 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (0.87%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.65%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (0.43%) DataSynapse
13 2 (0.43%) IBM Domino
13 2 (0.43%) Oracle Coherence
13 2 (0.43%) SAS
Applications
1 13 (2.83%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.65%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.22%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.22%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 8 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.43%) Sentinel
2 2 (0.43%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.22%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.22%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 35 (7.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (5.43%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (4.57%) IaaS
4 20 (4.35%) Office 365
5 12 (2.61%) PaaS
5 12 (2.61%) SaaS
6 7 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.87%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.65%) Dropbox
8 3 (0.65%) Google Drive
9 1 (0.22%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.22%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.22%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 213 (46.30%) SAN
2 68 (14.78%) Fibre Channel
3 65 (14.13%) NAS
4 53 (11.52%) DNS
4 53 (11.52%) Firewall
5 39 (8.48%) WAN
6 38 (8.26%) LAN
7 36 (7.83%) DHCP
8 29 (6.30%) TCP/IP
9 19 (4.13%) Cisco Nexus
9 19 (4.13%) iSCSI
10 16 (3.48%) Wireless
11 15 (3.26%) VPN
12 14 (3.04%) MPLS
13 13 (2.83%) Network Security
13 13 (2.83%) SNMP
14 12 (2.61%) SMTP
15 11 (2.39%) LDAP
16 10 (2.17%) Ethernet
17 9 (1.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (8.04%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.52%) MS Access
2 7 (1.52%) MySQL
3 6 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (1.30%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (1.09%) Hadoop
4 5 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (0.87%) Big Data
5 4 (0.87%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.65%) Oracle Exadata
7 2 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.43%) HBase
7 2 (0.43%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.22%) InterSystems Cache
8 1 (0.22%) QlikView
8 1 (0.22%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 11 (2.39%) Jenkins
2 10 (2.17%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.09%) Sonatype Nexus
4 4 (0.87%) Vagrant
5 3 (0.65%) MSI
5 3 (0.65%) Rational DOORS
5 3 (0.65%) RequisitePro
5 3 (0.65%) Selenium
6 2 (0.43%) JIRA
7 1 (0.22%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.22%) Subversion
7 1 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 96 (20.87%) Finance
2 41 (8.91%) Banking
3 19 (4.13%) Legal
4 17 (3.70%) Investment Banking
5 13 (2.83%) Law
6 10 (2.17%) Electronics
6 10 (2.17%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.52%) Retail
8 6 (1.30%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.87%) Automotive
9 4 (0.87%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.87%) Local Government
9 4 (0.87%) Military
10 3 (0.65%) Advertising
10 3 (0.65%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.65%) Billing
10 3 (0.65%) Front Office
11 2 (0.43%) Marketing
11 2 (0.43%) Publishing
12 1 (0.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 62 (13.48%) Architect
2 57 (12.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 53 (11.52%) Administrator
4 46 (10.00%) Storage Engineer
5 41 (8.91%) Analyst
6 30 (6.52%) EMC Engineer
7 28 (6.09%) Consultant
8 27 (5.87%) Backup Engineer
8 27 (5.87%) Systems Administrator
9 23 (5.00%) VMware Engineer
10 22 (4.78%) Infrastructure Architect
11 18 (3.91%) Linux Administrator
12 16 (3.48%) Systems Engineer
13 15 (3.26%) 3rd Line Support
13 15 (3.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 15 (3.26%) Storage and Backup Engineer
14 13 (2.83%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 13 (2.83%) NetApp Engineer
14 13 (2.83%) Storage Architect
14 13 (2.83%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.74%) XML
2 7 (1.52%) Middleware
3 6 (1.30%) HTML
4 5 (1.09%) Elastic Stack
4 5 (1.09%) Flash
4 5 (1.09%) LAMP
5 4 (0.87%) Regular Expression
5 4 (0.87%) RESTful
6 3 (0.65%) CSS
6 3 (0.65%) OAuth
6 3 (0.65%) OpenID
6 3 (0.65%) SailPoint
6 3 (0.65%) SAML
7 2 (0.43%) COM
7 2 (0.43%) Rendezvous
7 2 (0.43%) REST
7 2 (0.43%) Web Services
7 2 (0.43%) XSLT
8 1 (0.22%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (0.22%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 85 (18.48%) Data Centre
2 80 (17.39%) EMC VNX
3 39 (8.48%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (6.96%) Replication
5 27 (5.87%) Enterprise Storage
6 25 (5.43%) VxBlock/Vblock
7 23 (5.00%) Management Information System
8 21 (4.57%) Clustering
9 16 (3.48%) EMC VMAX
9 16 (3.48%) Private Cloud
10 11 (2.39%) Computer Science
10 11 (2.39%) HP Storage
11 7 (1.52%) Public Cloud
12 6 (1.30%) CLARiiON
13 5 (1.09%) Driving Licence
13 5 (1.09%) Fat Client
13 5 (1.09%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 5 (1.09%) Thin Client
13 5 (1.09%) Video Conferencing
13 5 (1.09%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 204 (44.35%) Windows
2 160 (34.78%) Linux
3 105 (22.83%) Windows Server
4 90 (19.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 80 (17.39%) Solaris
6 73 (15.87%) Unix
7 60 (13.04%) AIX
8 59 (12.83%) Windows Server 2012
9 57 (12.39%) Windows Server 2008
10 27 (5.87%) CentOS
11 24 (5.22%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (2.17%) Windows 7
13 9 (1.96%) Windows 10
14 8 (1.74%) SUSE
15 6 (1.30%) Tru64
15 6 (1.30%) Windows XP
16 3 (0.65%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 3 (0.65%) Ubuntu
17 2 (0.43%) Data ONTAP
17 2 (0.43%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (17.39%) ITIL
2 67 (14.57%) Migration
3 40 (8.70%) Load Balancing
4 37 (8.04%) Disaster Recovery
5 29 (6.30%) DevOps
5 29 (6.30%) Service Management
6 27 (5.87%) Performance Monitoring
7 26 (5.65%) High Availability
8 22 (4.78%) Configuration Management
9 21 (4.57%) Data Migration
10 20 (4.35%) Network Management
11 19 (4.13%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (4.13%) ITIL V3
11 19 (4.13%) Performance Tuning
12 17 (3.70%) Identity Management
12 17 (3.70%) Open Source
13 15 (3.26%) Capacity Management
13 15 (3.26%) Change Management
13 15 (3.26%) Performance Analysis
14 14 (3.04%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (11.52%) Perl
2 48 (10.43%) SQL
3 43 (9.35%) Python
4 42 (9.13%) PowerShell
5 33 (7.17%) Shell Script
6 22 (4.78%) Bash Shell
7 18 (3.91%) Korn
8 13 (2.83%) C
9 12 (2.61%) Ruby
10 8 (1.74%) AWK
10 8 (1.74%) Bourne shell
11 7 (1.52%) PHP
12 6 (1.30%) Java
12 6 (1.30%) JavaScript
13 5 (1.09%) VBScript
14 4 (0.87%) VB
15 3 (0.65%) C++
16 2 (0.43%) Embedded C
17 1 (0.22%) C#
17 1 (0.22%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 89 (19.35%) Security Cleared
2 61 (13.26%) SC Cleared
3 40 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
4 26 (5.65%) Degree
5 25 (5.43%) CCNA
6 19 (4.13%) DV Cleared
6 19 (4.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 14 (3.04%) CCNP
7 14 (3.04%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (2.83%) RHCE
9 12 (2.61%) MCSE
9 12 (2.61%) RHCSA
10 9 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
11 8 (1.74%) JNCIA
12 7 (1.52%) CCIE
12 7 (1.52%) EMC Certification
12 7 (1.52%) OCA
12 7 (1.52%) OCP
12 7 (1.52%) Oracle Certification
13 3 (0.65%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.13%) SLA
2 4 (0.87%) PCI DSS
2 4 (0.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.65%) GPG13
3 3 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 2 (0.43%) Def Stans
4 2 (0.43%) QA
5 1 (0.22%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.22%) EMIR
5 1 (0.22%) GCP
5 1 (0.22%) MiFID
System Software
1 133 (28.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 80 (17.39%) Active Directory
3 51 (11.09%) VMware ESXi
4 49 (10.65%) vSphere
5 27 (5.87%) Hyper-V
6 26 (5.65%) XenApp
7 25 (5.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 24 (5.22%) NFS
9 21 (4.57%) vCloud
9 21 (4.57%) XenDesktop
10 17 (3.70%) Veritas File System
11 15 (3.26%) Virtual Servers
12 14 (3.04%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 13 (2.83%) Firmware
13 13 (2.83%) Virtual Machines
14 10 (2.17%) VMware NSX
15 9 (1.96%) SRDF
16 7 (1.52%) GlusterFS
16 7 (1.52%) Oracle RAC
17 6 (1.30%) Squid
Systems Management
1 92 (20.00%) NetBackup
2 58 (12.61%) EMC NetWorker
3 39 (8.48%) vCenter Server
4 33 (7.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 25 (5.43%) Puppet
6 24 (5.22%) SCOM
7 23 (5.00%) SCCM
8 22 (4.78%) Ansible
9 21 (4.57%) HP Data Protector
9 21 (4.57%) vRealize
10 20 (4.35%) Backup Exec
10 20 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
11 19 (4.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 18 (3.91%) Norton AntiVirus
13 14 (3.04%) EMC VPLEX
13 14 (3.04%) Nagios
13 14 (3.04%) Veritas Storage Foundation
14 13 (2.83%) Red Hat Spacewalk
15 12 (2.61%) Microsoft Clustering
16 11 (2.39%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 235 (51.09%) VMware
2 188 (40.87%) Cisco
3 116 (25.22%) HP
4 105 (22.83%) NetApp
5 87 (18.91%) Microsoft
6 85 (18.48%) Brocade
7 83 (18.04%) Red Hat
8 70 (15.22%) IBM
9 64 (13.91%) Citrix
10 63 (13.70%) Veritas
11 53 (11.52%) Symantec
12 50 (10.87%) Oracle
13 48 (10.43%) Dell
14 45 (9.78%) 3PAR
15 25 (5.43%) CommVault
16 21 (4.57%) CheckPoint
17 20 (4.35%) Hitachi
17 20 (4.35%) Veeam
18 18 (3.91%) Palo Alto
19 17 (3.70%) F5