Period
to 19 November 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 November 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 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 882 856 888
Rank change year-on-year -26 +32 -33
Contract jobs citing EqualLogic 12 25 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.012% 0.025% 0.021%
As % of the Vendors category 0.028% 0.058% 0.046%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 17 16
UK median daily rate £356 £313 £309
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.00% +1.21% -17.67%
10th Percentile £310 £209 £233
90th Percentile £391 £385 £481
UK excluding London median daily rate £356 £300 £325
% change year-on-year +18.75% -7.69% -8.45%
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 43,529 43,257 47,546
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.15% 42.65% 45.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,984 26,859 29,080
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +2.38% +5.00%
10th Percentile £250 £236 £240
90th Percentile £625 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,659 1,445 1,703
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.38 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.72% +5.30% -5.71%
10th Percentile £10.77 £10.58 £10.21
90th Percentile £47.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.92 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +2.52% - -5.71%

EqualLogic
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for EqualLogic in the UK

EqualLogic
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 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

EqualLogic
Top 10 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 November 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 12 £356 +12.20% 9
UK excluding London -7 8 £356 +18.75% 9
London 0 4 - -
Midlands - 3 £338 - 2
South East - 3 £363 - 2
East Midlands - 2 £338 -
East of England -5 1 £400 +33.33%
North West -20 1 - - 2
North of England -21 1 - - 5
West Midlands - 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
1 11 (91.67%) SAN
2 10 (83.33%) Dell
2 10 (83.33%) Windows
3 8 (66.67%) Hyper-V
4 7 (58.33%) Migration
4 7 (58.33%) ITIL
4 7 (58.33%) Office 365
4 7 (58.33%) Windows 10
4 7 (58.33%) Windows Server
5 6 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
6 5 (41.67%) Cisco
6 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
7 4 (33.33%) VPN
7 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
7 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (25.00%) iSCSI
8 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (25.00%) LAN
8 3 (25.00%) SQL
8 3 (25.00%) WAN
8 3 (25.00%) NetApp
8 3 (25.00%) VMware
9 2 (16.67%) Clustering
9 2 (16.67%) Backup Exec
9 2 (16.67%) Replication
9 2 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (16.67%) Finance
9 2 (16.67%) Veeam

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 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
Cloud Services
1 7 (58.33%) Office 365
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (91.67%) SAN
2 4 (33.33%) VPN
3 3 (25.00%) iSCSI
3 3 (25.00%) LAN
3 3 (25.00%) WAN
4 2 (16.67%) VLAN
4 2 (16.67%) VoIP
4 2 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (8.33%) DNS
5 1 (8.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco Specialist
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco Support
2 2 (16.67%) SAN Specialist
2 2 (16.67%) SAN Support
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Technical Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Server Specialist
2 2 (16.67%) Server Support
2 2 (16.67%) Server Support Specialist
2 2 (16.67%) Support Specialist
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) LAN Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Office 365 Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior VMware Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) WAN Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Clustering
1 2 (16.67%) Replication
2 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Windows 10
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Server
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (8.33%) Linux
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) ITIL
1 7 (58.33%) Migration
2 6 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (16.67%) Change Management
3 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (8.33%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
4 1 (8.33%) Information Security
4 1 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (8.33%) Presales
4 1 (8.33%) Server Management
4 1 (8.33%) Software Deployment
4 1 (8.33%) Storage Management
4 1 (8.33%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) CCIE
1 1 (8.33%) CCNA
1 1 (8.33%) CCNP
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) EMCISA
1 1 (8.33%) EMCSA
1 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (8.33%) VCP5
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) COBIT
1 2 (16.67%) PMBOK
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (8.33%) vCloud
4 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Backup Exec
1 2 (16.67%) Failover Clustering
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (83.33%) Dell
3 5 (41.67%) Cisco
4 3 (25.00%) NetApp
4 3 (25.00%) VMware
5 2 (16.67%) Canon
5 2 (16.67%) Citrix
5 2 (16.67%) Mitel
5 2 (16.67%) Red Box
5 2 (16.67%) Veeam
6 1 (8.33%) 3PAR
6 1 (8.33%) EMC
6 1 (8.33%) Fortinet
6 1 (8.33%) HP
6 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds