Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 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
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 844 817 861
Rank change year-on-year -27 +44 -45
Contract jobs citing EqualLogic 24 15 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.024% 0.017% 0.026%
As % of the Vendors category 0.058% 0.037% 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 10 17
UK median daily rate £358 £349 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.51% -15.96% +18.57%
10th Percentile £300 £268 £258
90th Percentile £450 £388 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £360 £388
% change year-on-year -12.50% -7.10% +10.71%
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 41,522 40,066 46,812
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.71% 44.11% 44.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,763 24,544 28,556
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £245
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,509 1,418 1,604
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -5.41% +5.71%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.47 £10.14
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -3.03% -8.33% +5.88%

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 Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing EqualLogic over the 6 months to 18 June 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

EqualLogic
Top 9 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 18 June 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 -35 24 £358 +2.51% 16
London -29 12 £365 +21.16% 8
UK excluding London -22 11 £315 -12.50% 8
East of England - 7 £300 - 2
Midlands -10 2 £350 -6.67%
North of England -18 2 £375 +4.17% 3
North West -28 2 £375 +4.17% 2
East Midlands +1 1 £275 -
West Midlands -22 1 £425 +13.33%

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 23 (95.83%) Windows
2 21 (87.50%) Dell
3 20 (83.33%) VMware
4 17 (70.83%) SAN
5 16 (66.67%) Active Directory
5 16 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 15 (62.50%) Microsoft
6 15 (62.50%) DNS
7 14 (58.33%) DHCP
8 13 (54.17%) IBM
8 13 (54.17%) Windows Server
9 12 (50.00%) Citrix
9 12 (50.00%) NetApp
9 12 (50.00%) SQL
9 12 (50.00%) iSCSI
10 11 (45.83%) Skype for Business
10 11 (45.83%) MS Exchange
11 10 (41.67%) SQL Server
11 10 (41.67%) CommVault
11 10 (41.67%) Hyper-V
11 10 (41.67%) Clustering
11 10 (41.67%) Replication
11 10 (41.67%) Office 365
12 9 (37.50%) VMware ESXi
12 9 (37.50%) ITIL
12 9 (37.50%) TCP/IP
12 9 (37.50%) Cisco
12 9 (37.50%) HP
13 8 (33.33%) SharePoint
13 8 (33.33%) NetBackup

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 (45.83%) MS Exchange
1 11 (45.83%) Skype for Business
2 8 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.17%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (8.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (41.67%) Office 365
2 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.17%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 17 (70.83%) SAN
2 15 (62.50%) DNS
3 14 (58.33%) DHCP
4 12 (50.00%) iSCSI
5 9 (37.50%) TCP/IP
6 7 (29.17%) Fibre Channel
6 7 (29.17%) NAS
7 6 (25.00%) Firewall
8 5 (20.83%) WAN
9 4 (16.67%) VPN
10 3 (12.50%) MPLS
10 3 (12.50%) Skype
10 3 (12.50%) VLAN
11 2 (8.33%) BGP
11 2 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (8.33%) DMVPN
11 2 (8.33%) IPsec
11 2 (8.33%) LAN
11 2 (8.33%) SSL
11 2 (8.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
1 1 (4.17%) Retail
1 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Analyst
2 7 (29.17%) Storage Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (12.50%) Architect
5 3 (12.50%) Citrix Server Specialist
5 3 (12.50%) Citrix Specialist
5 3 (12.50%) Citrix Support
5 3 (12.50%) Citrix Support Specialist
5 3 (12.50%) Server Specialist
5 3 (12.50%) Server Support
5 3 (12.50%) Server Support Specialist
5 3 (12.50%) Support Specialist
6 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (8.33%) IT Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Systems Support
6 2 (8.33%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 10 (41.67%) Clustering
1 10 (41.67%) Replication
2 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (16.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.17%) Blackberry
4 1 (4.17%) EMC VMAX
4 1 (4.17%) iSeries
4 1 (4.17%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 23 (95.83%) Windows
2 13 (54.17%) Windows Server
3 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (12.50%) Linux
6 3 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (8.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) ITIL
2 8 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 6 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (20.83%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (16.67%) High Availability
5 4 (16.67%) Virtual Environments
6 3 (12.50%) Business Continuity
6 3 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (12.50%) Data Centre Operations
6 3 (12.50%) Malware Detection/Protection
6 3 (12.50%) Migration
7 2 (8.33%) Break/Fix
7 2 (8.33%) Change Management
7 2 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (8.33%) Data Migration
7 2 (8.33%) Patch Management
7 2 (8.33%) Project Management
8 1 (4.17%) Change Control
8 1 (4.17%) Presales
8 1 (4.17%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 12 (50.00%) SQL
2 7 (29.17%) PowerShell
2 7 (29.17%) VBScript
3 1 (4.17%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) Degree
1 6 (25.00%) MCSA
1 6 (25.00%) MCSE
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (20.83%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (4.17%) A+ Certification
3 1 (4.17%) EMCISA
3 1 (4.17%) EMCSA
3 1 (4.17%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.17%) PMO
2 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 16 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (41.67%) Hyper-V
3 9 (37.50%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (29.17%) Terminal Services
5 3 (12.50%) DFS Replication
5 3 (12.50%) XenApp
6 2 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (33.33%) Backup Exec
1 8 (33.33%) NetBackup
2 7 (29.17%) HP Data Protector
2 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Clustering
2 7 (29.17%) SCCM
2 7 (29.17%) SCOM
3 6 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (12.50%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (8.33%) vCenter Server
6 1 (4.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 21 (87.50%) Dell
2 20 (83.33%) VMware
3 15 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 13 (54.17%) IBM
5 12 (50.00%) Citrix
5 12 (50.00%) NetApp
6 10 (41.67%) CommVault
7 9 (37.50%) Cisco
7 9 (37.50%) HP
8 7 (29.17%) 3PAR
8 7 (29.17%) SolarWinds
8 7 (29.17%) Veritas
9 6 (25.00%) Symantec
10 3 (12.50%) CheckPoint
10 3 (12.50%) Ivanti
10 3 (12.50%) Sun
10 3 (12.50%) Veeam
11 2 (8.33%) Brocade
11 2 (8.33%) EMC
11 2 (8.33%) Meraki