Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 864 847 858
Rank change year-on-year -17 +11 -25
Contract jobs citing EqualLogic 32 18 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.032% 0.018% 0.013%
As % of the Vendors category 0.076% 0.041% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 13 10
UK median daily rate £350 £300 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -17.24% +16.00%
10th Percentile £268 £239 £257
90th Percentile £388 £458 £476
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £273 £310
% change year-on-year +10.09% -12.10% +37.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
UK median hourly rate - - £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £37.00

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 42,171 43,993 45,712
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.04% 45.19% 42.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,668 26,933 26,978
UK median daily rate £436 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.53% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £231 £241 £225
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,367 1,662 1,923
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -5.56% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.54 £10.25 £10.24
90th Percentile £45.00 £46.00 £45.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year - -5.71% +6.06%

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 17 January 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 7 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 17 January 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 +12 31 £365 +18.22% 14
UK excluding London +32 16 £300 +10.09% 11
London -13 15 £365 -1.68% 5
East of England -15 9 £300 - 1
North of England +49 6 £375 +37.61%
North West +19 6 £375 +27.66%
Scotland - 1 £153 - 1

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 28 (87.50%) VMware
2 27 (84.38%) Dell
3 25 (78.13%) Windows
4 24 (75.00%) Citrix
5 23 (71.88%) Active Directory
5 23 (71.88%) Microsoft
5 23 (71.88%) VMware Infrastructure
6 22 (68.75%) IBM
6 22 (68.75%) SAN
7 19 (59.38%) Hyper-V
8 18 (56.25%) CommVault
8 18 (56.25%) NetApp
8 18 (56.25%) DNS
9 17 (53.13%) DHCP
10 15 (46.88%) SCOM
10 15 (46.88%) Clustering
10 15 (46.88%) Windows Server
11 14 (43.75%) Problem Management
11 14 (43.75%) iSCSI
11 14 (43.75%) Linux
11 14 (43.75%) SQL
12 13 (40.63%) SCCM
12 13 (40.63%) Office 365
13 12 (37.50%) SolarWinds
13 12 (37.50%) Replication
13 12 (37.50%) NetBackup
14 11 (34.38%) PowerShell
14 11 (34.38%) SQL Server
14 11 (34.38%) TCP/IP
14 11 (34.38%) ITIL

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 11 (34.38%) MS Exchange
1 11 (34.38%) Skype for Business
2 10 (31.25%) SharePoint
3 4 (12.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 4 (12.50%) Drupal
3 4 (12.50%) WordPress
4 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (40.63%) Office 365
2 8 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (15.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (68.75%) SAN
2 18 (56.25%) DNS
3 17 (53.13%) DHCP
4 14 (43.75%) iSCSI
5 11 (34.38%) TCP/IP
6 9 (28.13%) Fibre Channel
6 9 (28.13%) NAS
7 6 (18.75%) Firewall
7 6 (18.75%) VLAN
7 6 (18.75%) WAN
8 5 (15.63%) MPLS
9 4 (12.50%) LAN
9 4 (12.50%) OSPF
9 4 (12.50%) WLAN
10 2 (6.25%) VPN
11 1 (3.13%) DSL
11 1 (3.13%) Internet
11 1 (3.13%) Skype
11 1 (3.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (34.38%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (3.13%) Publishing
1 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) Analyst
2 8 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (21.88%) Storage Analyst
4 6 (18.75%) Server Specialist
4 6 (18.75%) Server Support
4 6 (18.75%) Server Support Specialist
4 6 (18.75%) Support Specialist
5 4 (12.50%) Citrix Specialist
5 4 (12.50%) Citrix Support
5 4 (12.50%) Citrix Support Specialist
5 4 (12.50%) Hyper-V Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Hyper-V Specialist
5 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Security Specialist
5 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 4 (12.50%) Security Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Security Specialist
5 4 (12.50%) Storage Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (3.13%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 15 (46.88%) Clustering
2 12 (37.50%) Replication
3 8 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (6.25%) EMC VNX
4 2 (6.25%) EMC VNXe
5 1 (3.13%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 25 (78.13%) Windows
2 15 (46.88%) Windows Server
3 14 (43.75%) Linux
4 11 (34.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (21.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (12.50%) CentOS
7 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) Problem Management
2 11 (34.38%) ITIL
3 9 (28.13%) Capacity Planning
3 9 (28.13%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (28.13%) High Availability
4 7 (21.88%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 7 (21.88%) Virtual Environments
5 6 (18.75%) Business Continuity
5 6 (18.75%) Data Centre Operations
6 5 (15.63%) Change Management
7 4 (12.50%) CRM
7 4 (12.50%) Information Security
7 4 (12.50%) Open Source
7 4 (12.50%) OWASP
7 4 (12.50%) SDLC
7 4 (12.50%) SIEM
7 4 (12.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 3 (9.38%) Migration
9 2 (6.25%) Data Migration
9 2 (6.25%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (43.75%) SQL
2 11 (34.38%) PowerShell
3 9 (28.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (31.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 8 (25.00%) MCSA
2 8 (25.00%) MCSE
2 8 (25.00%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 7 (21.88%) Degree
4 4 (12.50%) CCNP
4 4 (12.50%) CCSE
4 4 (12.50%) CISA
4 4 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (12.50%) CISMP
4 4 (12.50%) CISSP
5 2 (6.25%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) GDPR
2 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (71.88%) Active Directory
1 23 (71.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (59.38%) Hyper-V
3 10 (31.25%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (28.13%) Terminal Services
5 7 (21.88%) XenApp
6 6 (18.75%) DFS Replication
7 2 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (46.88%) SCOM
2 13 (40.63%) SCCM
3 12 (37.50%) NetBackup
4 9 (28.13%) Backup Exec
4 9 (28.13%) HP Data Protector
4 9 (28.13%) Microsoft Clustering
5 8 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
6 7 (21.88%) Failover Clustering
7 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 3 (9.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (3.13%) AirWatch
9 1 (3.13%) Simpana
9 1 (3.13%) SmoothWall
9 1 (3.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (3.13%) vCenter Server
9 1 (3.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (87.50%) VMware
2 27 (84.38%) Dell
3 24 (75.00%) Citrix
4 23 (71.88%) Microsoft
5 22 (68.75%) IBM
6 18 (56.25%) CommVault
6 18 (56.25%) NetApp
7 12 (37.50%) SolarWinds
8 11 (34.38%) EMC
8 11 (34.38%) HP
8 11 (34.38%) Veritas
9 10 (31.25%) Cisco
10 9 (28.13%) 3PAR
10 9 (28.13%) Symantec
11 7 (21.88%) Ivanti
11 7 (21.88%) Sun
12 6 (18.75%) Veeam
13 4 (12.50%) Adobe
13 4 (12.50%) Juniper
13 4 (12.50%) Sitecore