Period
to 24 July 2017

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 24 July 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 EqualLogic.

EqualLogic
UK
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 820 865 820
Rank change year-on-year +45 -45 +4
Contract jobs citing EqualLogic 21 28 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.022% 0.025% 0.059%
As % of the Vendors category 0.050% 0.057% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 18 36
UK median daily rate £323 £415 £359
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.29% +15.68% +39.32%
10th Percentile £220 £259 £279
90th Percentile £388 £449 £491
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £425 £353
% change year-on-year -15.29% +20.57% +25.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
UK median hourly rate - - £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £52.17

EqualLogic 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 41638 49033 50749
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 43.79% 44.57% 44.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 25466 30054 29282
UK median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +2.56%
10th Percentile £250 £245 £219
90th Percentile £600 £582 £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 1425 1618 2194
UK median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.86% - +2.94%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.00 £10.26
90th Percentile £47.50 £45.00 £44.23
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.36 £17.45 £17.00
% change year-on-year -6.28% +2.65% +3.03%

EqualLogic
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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing EqualLogic over the 6 months to 24 July 2017.

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 11 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 24 July 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 +65 21 £323 -22.29% 10
UK excluding London +68 14 £360 -15.29% 3
London +15 7 £311 -12.94% 8
North of England - 6 £360 - 1
Midlands +27 5 £375 -25.00%
North West - 4 £360 - 1
West Midlands +36 3 £375 -25.00%
South East +29 2 £300 +20.00% 1
Yorkshire - 2 £313 -
East Midlands - 2 - -
South West -2 1 £175 -58.82%

For the 6 months to 24 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing EqualLogic 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 EqualLogic.

1 15 (71.43%) Windows
2 14 (66.67%) VMware
2 14 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 13 (61.90%) Active Directory
4 12 (57.14%) SAN
5 11 (52.38%) Wireless
5 11 (52.38%) Migration
6 9 (42.86%) Firewall
6 9 (42.86%) Dell
6 9 (42.86%) Cisco
6 9 (42.86%) Veeam
7 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (38.10%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (38.10%) WAN
8 7 (33.33%) LAN
8 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 7 (33.33%) EMC
8 7 (33.33%) Hyper-V
9 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (28.57%) SCOM
9 6 (28.57%) MS Exchange
10 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
10 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
10 5 (23.81%) DNS
10 5 (23.81%) HP
10 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (23.81%) iSCSI
10 5 (23.81%) MCITP
10 5 (23.81%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (23.81%) Office 365

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 6 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.76%) SAS
4 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (9.52%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.76%) Acrobat
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Office 365
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (9.52%) G Suite
4 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (57.14%) SAN
2 11 (52.38%) Wireless
3 9 (42.86%) Firewall
4 8 (38.10%) WAN
5 7 (33.33%) LAN
6 5 (23.81%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (23.81%) DNS
6 5 (23.81%) iSCSI
6 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
7 4 (19.05%) DHCP
7 4 (19.05%) Fibre Channel
7 4 (19.05%) VLAN
8 3 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (9.52%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (4.76%) BGP
10 1 (4.76%) FTP
10 1 (4.76%) IPv4
10 1 (4.76%) OSPF
10 1 (4.76%) VPN
10 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2016
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (4.76%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (14.29%) Local Government
2 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.76%) Publishing
3 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Administrator
2 3 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Wintel Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Wintel Systems Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) DBA
3 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Support
3 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Support Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Project Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Project Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Project Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Support Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
2 3 (14.29%) Driving Licence
3 2 (9.52%) BYOD
3 2 (9.52%) Clustering
3 2 (9.52%) HP Storage
4 1 (4.76%) Client/Server
4 1 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (4.76%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 15 (71.43%) Windows
2 14 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (14.29%) Linux
6 2 (9.52%) Android
6 2 (9.52%) Mac OS X
6 2 (9.52%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (4.76%) CentOS
7 1 (4.76%) Debian
7 1 (4.76%) Ubuntu
7 1 (4.76%) Windows 10
7 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Migration
2 3 (14.29%) ITIL
2 3 (14.29%) Network Management
3 2 (9.52%) Database Tuning
3 2 (9.52%) High Availability
3 2 (9.52%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (9.52%) Performance Optimisation
3 2 (9.52%) Server Monitoring
3 2 (9.52%) Web Filtering
4 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.76%) Email Migration
4 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.76%) Presales
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (4.76%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) PowerShell
2 3 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) MCITP
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (14.29%) CCNA
2 3 (14.29%) CCNP
2 3 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (9.52%) MCSA
3 2 (9.52%) MCSE
4 1 (4.76%) DBS Check
4 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (61.90%) Active Directory
2 8 (38.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 4 (19.05%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (14.29%) vSphere
6 1 (4.76%) XenApp
6 1 (4.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (28.57%) SCOM
2 4 (19.05%) Failover Clustering
2 4 (19.05%) SCCM
3 3 (14.29%) Backup Exec
3 3 (14.29%) WSUS
4 2 (9.52%) Perfmon
4 2 (9.52%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) VMware
2 9 (42.86%) Cisco
2 9 (42.86%) Dell
2 9 (42.86%) Veeam
3 7 (33.33%) EMC
3 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 5 (23.81%) Dell Compellent
4 5 (23.81%) HP
5 4 (19.05%) SonicWALL
5 4 (19.05%) Sophos
6 3 (14.29%) Apple
6 3 (14.29%) CheckPoint
6 3 (14.29%) Citrix
6 3 (14.29%) Meraki
6 3 (14.29%) SolarWinds
7 2 (9.52%) Forcepoint
7 2 (9.52%) Google
7 2 (9.52%) Ruckus Wireless
8 1 (4.76%) Draytek
8 1 (4.76%) ProCurve