The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for knowledge and experience of EMC products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited EMC over the 3 months to 28 June 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 EMC.

EMC
England / West Midlands
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 107 121 111
Rank change year-on-year +14 -10  
Contract jobs citing EMC 14 25 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.67% 0.83% 0.26%
As % of the Vendors category 1.49% 1.72% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 3
Median daily rate £238 £475 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +72.72%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £391 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -2.18% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £13.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +18.18%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.26 £37.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year +10.01% +19.04%  

EMC 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 advertised in the West Midlands.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 939 1454 1088
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 45.19% 48.37% 46.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 556 797 631
Median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £215 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 45 72
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.53% -23.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.96 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.80 £22.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -16.66% +13.51%  

EMC
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing EMC as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for EMC in the West Midlands

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for EMC in the West Midlands

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing EMC in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for EMC in the West Midlands

EMC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for EMC in the West Midlands

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Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EMC within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Solihull - 6 - - 1
Birmingham +9 2 £375 -31.81% 1
Coventry +12 1 £413 +26.92%
EMC
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing EMC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for EMC.

1 15 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (41.67%) SAN
2 10 (41.67%) NetApp
3 9 (37.50%) ITIL
3 9 (37.50%) Windows
3 9 (37.50%) VMware
4 8 (33.33%) Service Management
4 8 (33.33%) LAN
5 7 (29.17%) WAN
5 7 (29.17%) HP
6 6 (25.00%) Dell
6 6 (25.00%) CCNA
6 6 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (25.00%) MS Exchange
6 6 (25.00%) Change Management
6 6 (25.00%) JNCIA
6 6 (25.00%) Performance Management
6 6 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 6 (25.00%) Network Management
7 5 (20.83%) 3PAR
7 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (20.83%) XenApp
7 5 (20.83%) Incident Management
7 5 (20.83%) Problem Management
7 5 (20.83%) Data Centre
7 5 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (20.83%) Windows Server
7 5 (20.83%) CLARiiON
7 5 (20.83%) Migration

EMC
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.17%) IIS
3 1 (4.17%) TPMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (41.67%) SAN
2 8 (33.33%) LAN
3 7 (29.17%) WAN
4 4 (16.67%) Network Security
5 2 (8.33%) NAS
6 1 (4.17%) DHCP
6 1 (4.17%) DMZ
6 1 (4.17%) DNS
6 1 (4.17%) FlexRay
6 1 (4.17%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (4.17%) SSL
6 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
6 1 (4.17%) VLAN
6 1 (4.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (4.17%) Automotive
1 1 (4.17%) Banking
1 1 (4.17%) Electronics
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
1 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
1 1 (4.17%) Retail
1 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Architect
2 6 (25.00%) Network Architect
3 5 (20.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Technical Architect
4 2 (8.33%) EMC Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Storage Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Storage Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Banking Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Data Centre Architect
5 1 (4.17%) EMC Storage Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) EMC Test Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) HP Storage Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 1 (4.17%) SAN Storage Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Storage Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Unix Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Voice Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 15 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (20.83%) CLARiiON
2 5 (20.83%) Data Centre
3 4 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 4 (16.67%) Symmetrix DMX
4 2 (8.33%) HP Storage
5 1 (4.17%) Clustering
5 1 (4.17%) EMC VNX
5 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) Windows
2 5 (20.83%) Linux
2 5 (20.83%) Windows Server
3 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.17%) HPUX
4 1 (4.17%) Unix
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) ITIL
2 8 (33.33%) Service Management
3 6 (25.00%) Change Management
3 6 (25.00%) Network Management
3 6 (25.00%) Performance Management
4 5 (20.83%) Incident Management
4 5 (20.83%) Migration
4 5 (20.83%) Problem Management
5 4 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (16.67%) Escalation Management
5 4 (16.67%) ITIL V3
5 4 (16.67%) Security Patching
5 4 (16.67%) Trend Analysis
5 4 (16.67%) Workflow
6 3 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (12.50%) Product Management
7 2 (8.33%) Technical Analysis
8 1 (4.17%) High Availability
8 1 (4.17%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) CCNA
1 6 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (25.00%) JNCIA
1 6 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (4.17%) PMI Certification
3 1 (4.17%) PMP
3 1 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
1 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (20.83%) XenApp
2 4 (16.67%) SRDF
2 4 (16.67%) vSphere
3 3 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 3 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (4.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (4.17%) EMC VPLEX
1 1 (4.17%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (4.17%) SCCM
1 1 (4.17%) SCOM
1 1 (4.17%) SCOrch
1 1 (4.17%) vMotion
1 1 (4.17%) vRealize
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) NetApp
2 9 (37.50%) VMware
3 7 (29.17%) HP
4 6 (25.00%) Dell
5 5 (20.83%) 3PAR
5 5 (20.83%) Citrix
5 5 (20.83%) IBM
5 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
6 4 (16.67%) Brocade
6 4 (16.67%) CommVault
6 4 (16.67%) SevOne
7 2 (8.33%) Oracle
8 1 (4.17%) Avaya
8 1 (4.17%) Cisco
8 1 (4.17%) Hitachi
8 1 (4.17%) NICE Systems
8 1 (4.17%) SolarWinds