Period
to 19 September 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of EqualLogic products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited EqualLogic over the 6 months to 19 September 2018 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 EqualLogic.

EqualLogic
UK
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 865 859 881
Rank change year-on-year -6 +22 -29
Contract jobs citing EqualLogic 18 19 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.017% 0.019% 0.023%
As % of the Vendors category 0.041% 0.044% 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 17
UK median daily rate £354 £300 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.92% -27.71% +10.67%
10th Percentile £308 £170 £252
90th Percentile £446 £383 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £283 £425
% change year-on-year +23.89% -33.53% +19.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

EqualLogic 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 43,636 42,820 48,082
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.34% 43.37% 44.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 27,122 26,340 29,581
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +4.24% +3.13%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £245
90th Percentile £625 £613 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,652 1,405 1,640
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £46.75 £47.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.81 £17.50
% change year-on-year -1.81% -3.97% +2.97%

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Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for EqualLogic in the UK

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing EqualLogic.

Contractor daily rate trend for EqualLogic in the UK

EqualLogic
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing EqualLogic over the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for EqualLogic in the UK

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing EqualLogic.

Contractor hourly rate trend for EqualLogic in the UK

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Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EqualLogic within the UK over the 6 months to 19 September 2018. 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 -9 18 £354 +15.51% 9
UK excluding London -15 10 £350 +23.89% 7
London +11 8 £358 +10.85% 3
Midlands - 4 £350 - 2
East of England - 4 £368 -
South East -9 2 £339 +12.92% 2
West Midlands - 2 £425 - 2
East Midlands - 2 £338 -

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing EqualLogic 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 EqualLogic.

1 16 (88.89%) Windows
2 15 (83.33%) SAN
3 14 (77.78%) Active Directory
3 14 (77.78%) Dell
4 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 12 (66.67%) VMware
5 9 (50.00%) Office 365
6 8 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (44.44%) Hyper-V
6 8 (44.44%) Cisco
6 8 (44.44%) SQL
6 8 (44.44%) Windows Server
7 7 (38.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
7 7 (38.89%) ITIL
7 7 (38.89%) MS Exchange
7 7 (38.89%) DNS
7 7 (38.89%) NetApp
7 7 (38.89%) iSCSI
8 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (33.33%) Skype for Business
8 6 (33.33%) WAN
8 6 (33.33%) DHCP
8 6 (33.33%) VPN
8 6 (33.33%) Replication
9 5 (27.78%) Firewall
9 5 (27.78%) Clustering
9 5 (27.78%) Backup Exec
9 5 (27.78%) Citrix
9 5 (27.78%) PowerShell

EqualLogic
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 7 (38.89%) MS Exchange
2 6 (33.33%) Skype for Business
3 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (5.56%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (50.00%) Office 365
2 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.56%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 15 (83.33%) SAN
2 7 (38.89%) DNS
2 7 (38.89%) iSCSI
3 6 (33.33%) DHCP
3 6 (33.33%) VPN
3 6 (33.33%) WAN
4 5 (27.78%) Firewall
5 4 (22.22%) LAN
5 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
5 4 (22.22%) VoIP
6 3 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (16.67%) MPLS
6 3 (16.67%) NAS
6 3 (16.67%) Skype
7 2 (11.11%) BGP
7 2 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (11.11%) DMVPN
7 2 (11.11%) IPsec
7 2 (11.11%) SSL
7 2 (11.11%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Retail
1 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (16.67%) Storage Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco Specialist
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco Support
4 2 (11.11%) IT Support
4 2 (11.11%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) SAN Specialist
4 2 (11.11%) SAN Support
4 2 (11.11%) Server Specialist
4 2 (11.11%) Server Support
4 2 (11.11%) Server Support Specialist
4 2 (11.11%) Support Specialist
4 2 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Systems Support
4 2 (11.11%) Systems Support Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Replication
2 5 (27.78%) Clustering
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 16 (88.89%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) Windows Server
3 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (22.22%) Windows 10
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 7 (38.89%) ITIL
2 4 (22.22%) Migration
3 2 (11.11%) Change Management
3 2 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (11.11%) Patch Management
3 2 (11.11%) Project Management
3 2 (11.11%) Storage Management
4 1 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (5.56%) Presales
4 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.56%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (5.56%) Software Deployment
4 1 (5.56%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) SQL
2 5 (27.78%) PowerShell
3 3 (16.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
1 2 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (5.56%) EMCISA
2 1 (5.56%) EMCSA
2 1 (5.56%) MCSA
2 1 (5.56%) MCSE
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.56%) VCP5
2 1 (5.56%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.56%) COBIT
2 1 (5.56%) PMBOK
System Software
1 14 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 8 (44.44%) Hyper-V
2 8 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (27.78%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (16.67%) Terminal Services
5 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) Backup Exec
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (16.67%) HP Data Protector
3 3 (16.67%) NetBackup
3 3 (16.67%) SCCM
3 3 (16.67%) SCOM
4 2 (11.11%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (11.11%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) Dell
2 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 12 (66.67%) VMware
3 8 (44.44%) Cisco
4 7 (38.89%) NetApp
5 5 (27.78%) Citrix
6 4 (22.22%) 3PAR
6 4 (22.22%) HP
6 4 (22.22%) Veeam
7 3 (16.67%) CheckPoint
7 3 (16.67%) CommVault
7 3 (16.67%) IBM
7 3 (16.67%) SolarWinds
7 3 (16.67%) Veritas
8 2 (11.11%) Meraki
8 2 (11.11%) Mitel
8 2 (11.11%) Red Box
8 2 (11.11%) Symantec
9 1 (5.56%) Canon
9 1 (5.56%) Dell Compellent