Period
to 14 June 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 14 June 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
14 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 491 459 496
Rank change year-on-year -32 +37 +8
Contract jobs citing EMC 229 161 382
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.37% 0.37% 0.42%
As % of the Vendors category 0.90% 0.87% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 117 228
10th Percentile £335 £300 £300
25th Percentile £403 £350 £355
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £425 £450
Median % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +5.88%
75th Percentile £534 £513 £538
90th Percentile £613 £539 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 21
10th Percentile £19.75 £24.30 £22.50
25th Percentile £33.13 £40.31 £32.75
Median hourly rate £39.92 £44.50 £42.50
Median % change year-on-year -10.30% +4.71% -3.22%
75th Percentile £50.19 £47.83 £47.00
90th Percentile £60.63 £49.55 £50.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.83 £42.50 £44.22
% change year-on-year -6.28% -3.88% +4.04%

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 25,485 18,555 37,796
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.47% 42.71% 41.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,340 11,682 23,723
10th Percentile £300 £250 £256
25th Percentile £395 £363 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £488 £455 £460
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% -1.09% +2.22%
75th Percentile £588 £570 £563
90th Percentile £675 £663 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £445 £425
% change year-on-year -1.01% +4.59% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 735 706 1,261
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.75 £11.00
25th Percentile £13.63 £14.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £18.06
Median % change year-on-year +2.56% +8.00% +4.36%
75th Percentile £43.75 £33.69 £36.67
90th Percentile £55.30 £51.75 £49.82
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.50 £17.25
% change year-on-year -2.68% +7.22% +8.76%

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 14 June 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 14 June 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 14 June 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 -17 167 £473 +5.00% 79
UK excluding London +17 115 £450 +5.88% 70
London -59 72 £490 +15.18% 17
Work from Home -208 66 £475 - 8
South East +31 43 £463 -6.09% 14
Scotland -14 25 £470 +39.26% 4
North of England -16 14 £547 +21.56% 11
South West +18 11 £425 -10.53% 14
North West -22 11 £547 +28.71% 6
Midlands -11 9 £363 -29.27% 14
East Midlands +10 6 £358 +17.21% 4
East of England -2 5 £322 +7.17% 9
Wales +4 4 £426 +6.50% 3
Northern Ireland - 4 - - 1
Yorkshire +5 3 - - 3
West Midlands -19 3 £363 -30.95% 10

For the 6 months to 14 June 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.

1 148 (64.63%) VMware
2 132 (57.64%) Windows
3 96 (41.92%) Linux
3 96 (41.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 84 (36.68%) Security Cleared
5 79 (34.50%) SAN
5 79 (34.50%) Social Skills
6 72 (31.44%) Windows Server
6 72 (31.44%) Active Directory
6 72 (31.44%) Microsoft
7 70 (30.57%) NetApp
8 69 (30.13%) SC Cleared
9 62 (27.07%) Azure
10 56 (24.45%) DNS
11 53 (23.14%) Dell
12 50 (21.83%) Cisco
13 49 (21.40%) VMware ESXi
14 48 (20.96%) Windows Server 2012
15 47 (20.52%) PowerShell
16 46 (20.09%) SQL Server
17 45 (19.65%) SharePoint
17 45 (19.65%) Red Hat
17 45 (19.65%) SCCM
17 45 (19.65%) Data Centre
18 44 (19.21%) Python
19 42 (18.34%) Oracle
19 42 (18.34%) Migration
19 42 (18.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 42 (18.34%) EMC VNX
20 41 (17.90%) ITIL

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 45 (19.65%) SharePoint
2 28 (12.23%) MS Exchange
3 23 (10.04%) Confluence
4 21 (9.17%) IIS
5 12 (5.24%) Tomcat
5 12 (5.24%) WebSphere
6 10 (4.37%) WebSphere Application Server
7 5 (2.18%) Mule
8 3 (1.31%) Apache
8 3 (1.31%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.87%) IBM Domino
9 2 (0.87%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.87%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.44%) JBoss
10 1 (0.44%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (2.18%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.31%) GNU Octave
2 3 (1.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.31%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.87%) OrCAD
4 1 (0.44%) Simulink
4 1 (0.44%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 62 (27.07%) Azure
2 40 (17.47%) Microsoft 365
3 30 (13.10%) AWS
4 22 (9.61%) GCP
5 17 (7.42%) IaaS
6 16 (6.99%) GitHub
7 10 (4.37%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (4.37%) PaaS
8 7 (3.06%) SaaS
9 5 (2.18%) Azure Active Directory
10 4 (1.75%) Cohesity
11 3 (1.31%) Mimecast
11 3 (1.31%) OneDrive
12 2 (0.87%) OpenShift
12 2 (0.87%) Power Platform
13 1 (0.44%) IBM Cloud
13 1 (0.44%) IBM SmartCloud
13 1 (0.44%) Slack
13 1 (0.44%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 79 (34.50%) SAN
2 56 (24.45%) DNS
3 32 (13.97%) NAS
4 26 (11.35%) Firewall
5 24 (10.48%) Fibre Channel
5 24 (10.48%) TCP/IP
6 20 (8.73%) WAN
7 19 (8.30%) iSCSI
8 17 (7.42%) WAAS
9 16 (6.99%) LAN
10 15 (6.55%) DHCP
11 12 (5.24%) Cisco Nexus
12 11 (4.80%) FCoE
12 11 (4.80%) VSAN
13 10 (4.37%) Multicast
14 9 (3.93%) Kerberos
15 8 (3.49%) VPN
16 7 (3.06%) Remote Desktop
17 6 (2.62%) Internet
18 5 (2.18%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (20.09%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.06%) Hadoop
2 7 (3.06%) HBase
2 7 (3.06%) Oracle Database
3 6 (2.62%) MongoDB
3 6 (2.62%) MySQL
3 6 (2.62%) Oracle Database 12c
3 6 (2.62%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (1.31%) Big Data
5 3 (1.31%) Oracle Exadata
5 3 (1.31%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.31%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.87%) ObjectStore
6 2 (0.87%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (0.87%) Power BI
6 2 (0.87%) Tableau
7 1 (0.44%) QlikView
7 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 14 (6.11%) JIRA
2 10 (4.37%) Jenkins
2 10 (4.37%) Sonatype Nexus
3 6 (2.62%) Subversion
3 6 (2.62%) TeamCity
4 4 (1.75%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.31%) Serena SBM
6 2 (0.87%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.44%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.44%) Vagrant
General
1 79 (34.50%) Social Skills
2 28 (12.23%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (12.23%) Banking
3 27 (11.79%) Finance
4 20 (8.73%) Public Sector
5 9 (3.93%) Electronics
6 7 (3.06%) Presentation Skills
7 6 (2.62%) Telecoms
8 5 (2.18%) Law
8 5 (2.18%) Organisational Skills
9 4 (1.75%) Documentation Skills
10 3 (1.31%) Influencing Skills
10 3 (1.31%) International Banking
11 2 (0.87%) Avionics
11 2 (0.87%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.87%) Legal
11 2 (0.87%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.87%) Military
11 2 (0.87%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.44%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 50 (21.83%) Architect
2 27 (11.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 20 (8.73%) Administrator
3 20 (8.73%) Technical Architect
4 16 (6.99%) Solutions Architect
4 16 (6.99%) Wintel Engineer
5 13 (5.68%) Consultant
6 12 (5.24%) Infrastructure Architect
7 11 (4.80%) Storage Engineer
7 11 (4.80%) VMware Engineer
8 8 (3.49%) Storage Administrator
8 8 (3.49%) Systems Engineer
8 8 (3.49%) Windows Engineer
9 7 (3.06%) Data Centre Engineer
9 7 (3.06%) Data Engineer
9 7 (3.06%) Data Protection Engineer
10 6 (2.62%) Data Centre Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (2.62%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
10 6 (2.62%) Migration Architect
10 6 (2.62%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (11.79%) Middleware
2 9 (3.93%) LDAP
3 7 (3.06%) Software Packaging
4 3 (1.31%) LAMP
4 3 (1.31%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 2 (0.87%) Gherkin
5 2 (0.87%) JSON
5 2 (0.87%) REST
5 2 (0.87%) YAML
6 1 (0.44%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.44%) HTML
6 1 (0.44%) SAP Basis
6 1 (0.44%) WSH
6 1 (0.44%) XML
6 1 (0.44%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 45 (19.65%) Data Centre
2 42 (18.34%) EMC VNX
3 27 (11.79%) Clustering
4 25 (10.92%) Replication
5 14 (6.11%) EMC VMAX
6 13 (5.68%) CMDB
7 6 (2.62%) HP Storage
7 6 (2.62%) HP StoreVirtual
7 6 (2.62%) Linux Command Line
8 5 (2.18%) CLARiiON
8 5 (2.18%) Enterprise Storage
8 5 (2.18%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (2.18%) Symmetrix
9 4 (1.75%) Public Cloud
9 4 (1.75%) VxBlock/Vblock
10 3 (1.31%) Analogue Electronics
10 3 (1.31%) CAN bus
10 3 (1.31%) Driving Licence
10 3 (1.31%) Mainframe
11 2 (0.87%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 132 (57.64%) Windows
2 96 (41.92%) Linux
3 72 (31.44%) Windows Server
4 48 (20.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 42 (18.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 37 (16.16%) Solaris
7 30 (13.10%) Windows 10
8 29 (12.66%) Unix
9 28 (12.23%) Windows Server 2016
10 24 (10.48%) Windows Server 2019
11 20 (8.73%) Windows Server 2008
12 17 (7.42%) Windows XP
13 10 (4.37%) AIX
14 7 (3.06%) CentOS
15 6 (2.62%) Data ONTAP
15 6 (2.62%) HPUX
15 6 (2.62%) OpenVMS
16 4 (1.75%) SUSE
16 4 (1.75%) Ubuntu
17 2 (0.87%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (18.34%) Migration
2 41 (17.90%) ITIL
3 33 (14.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 24 (10.48%) Disaster Recovery
5 20 (8.73%) Problem-Solving
6 19 (8.30%) DevOps
6 19 (8.30%) Project Delivery
6 19 (8.30%) Project Management
6 19 (8.30%) Storage Management
7 16 (6.99%) Performance Tuning
8 15 (6.55%) Change Management
8 15 (6.55%) High Availability
8 15 (6.55%) Server Building
9 13 (5.68%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (5.68%) Data Protection
10 12 (5.24%) Benchmarking
11 10 (4.37%) Configuration Management
11 10 (4.37%) Continuous Delivery
11 10 (4.37%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (4.37%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 47 (20.52%) PowerShell
2 44 (19.21%) Python
3 32 (13.97%) SQL
4 22 (9.61%) Java
5 13 (5.68%) C
5 13 (5.68%) Perl
6 8 (3.49%) Bash Shell
6 8 (3.49%) Shell Script
7 6 (2.62%) Ruby
8 5 (2.18%) Embedded C
8 5 (2.18%) Go
9 4 (1.75%) C++
9 4 (1.75%) MATLAB
10 3 (1.31%) AWK
10 3 (1.31%) Bourne shell
10 3 (1.31%) C#
10 3 (1.31%) Embedded C++
10 3 (1.31%) Korn
10 3 (1.31%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.87%) JCL
Qualifications
1 84 (36.68%) Security Cleared
2 69 (30.13%) SC Cleared
3 16 (6.99%) Degree
4 14 (6.11%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (5.24%) CCNA
5 12 (5.24%) DV Cleared
6 11 (4.80%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (3.93%) CTC Cleared
7 9 (3.93%) MCSE
8 6 (2.62%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (2.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (2.18%) BPSS Clearance
10 4 (1.75%) CCNP
10 4 (1.75%) MCP
11 3 (1.31%) CISM
11 3 (1.31%) MCITP
11 3 (1.31%) MCSA
11 3 (1.31%) OCP
11 3 (1.31%) Oracle Certification
11 3 (1.31%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.93%) SLA
2 4 (1.75%) GDPR
3 3 (1.31%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (1.31%) QA
4 2 (0.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.44%) DO-160
5 1 (0.44%) ECSS
5 1 (0.44%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 17025
5 1 (0.44%) JTAG
System Software
1 96 (41.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 72 (31.44%) Active Directory
3 49 (21.40%) VMware ESXi
4 27 (11.79%) vSphere
5 20 (8.73%) NFS
6 19 (8.30%) Hyper-V
7 17 (7.42%) SRDF
8 12 (5.24%) Oracle RAC
9 10 (4.37%) Docker
9 10 (4.37%) KVM
9 10 (4.37%) Xen
10 8 (3.49%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 7 (3.06%) BitLocker
12 6 (2.62%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 5 (2.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 5 (2.18%) Veritas File System
13 5 (2.18%) VMware NSX
14 3 (1.31%) GlusterFS
14 3 (1.31%) Virtual Machines
14 3 (1.31%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 45 (19.65%) SCCM
2 31 (13.54%) Microsoft Intune
3 28 (12.23%) Ansible
4 22 (9.61%) NetBackup
5 21 (9.17%) Terraform
6 20 (8.73%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 20 (8.73%) Microsoft Clustering
7 18 (7.86%) vRealize
8 17 (7.42%) IBM BigFix
9 15 (6.55%) Avamar
9 15 (6.55%) Puppet
10 14 (6.11%) EMC NetWorker
11 12 (5.24%) Opscode Chef
11 12 (5.24%) WSUS
12 11 (4.80%) vCenter Server
13 8 (3.49%) Control-M
13 8 (3.49%) SCOM
14 7 (3.06%) Nagios
14 7 (3.06%) Tivoli
14 7 (3.06%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 148 (64.63%) VMware
2 72 (31.44%) Microsoft
3 70 (30.57%) NetApp
4 53 (23.14%) Dell
5 50 (21.83%) Cisco
6 45 (19.65%) Red Hat
7 42 (18.34%) Oracle
8 29 (12.66%) IBM
8 29 (12.66%) Isilon
9 28 (12.23%) HP
10 25 (10.92%) Citrix
11 23 (10.04%) 3PAR
11 23 (10.04%) Veritas
12 20 (8.73%) Brocade
13 19 (8.30%) Symantec
14 15 (6.55%) Google
14 15 (6.55%) Splunk
15 12 (5.24%) SolarWinds
16 10 (4.37%) CyberArk
16 10 (4.37%) PlateSpin