The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Dell products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Dell over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not 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, Inc.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dell
Rank 134 173 192
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +19
Contract jobs citing Dell 23 27 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.66% 0.49% 0.42%
As % of the Vendors category 1.65% 1.18% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 21 19
Average daily rate £381 £450 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.27% +87.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £510 £392
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £350 £261
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +33.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £13.46 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -38.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -20.00%
Dell
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1390 2279 2749
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 39.82% 41.68% 44.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1067 1670 1933
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £613
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 49 49
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -20.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Dell
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Dell across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Dell Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Dell
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Dell across the City of London region.

Dell Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Dell
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Dell across the City of London region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Dell Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Dell
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Dell across the City of London region.

Dell Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Dell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Dell also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Dell.

1 29 (80.56%) Windows
2 21 (58.33%) Active Directory
3 20 (55.56%) Finance
4 19 (52.78%) VMware
4 19 (52.78%) HP
5 16 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (44.44%) Windows Server
6 15 (41.67%) ITIL
7 14 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (36.11%) MS Office
9 12 (33.33%) Citrix
10 11 (30.56%) SAN
10 11 (30.56%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (27.78%) Windows 7
11 10 (27.78%) Cisco
11 10 (27.78%) TCP/IP
11 10 (27.78%) Linux
11 10 (27.78%) MS Excel
12 9 (25.00%) Unix
12 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
12 9 (25.00%) Change Management
12 9 (25.00%) PowerShell
12 9 (25.00%) SCCM
13 8 (22.22%) Oracle
13 8 (22.22%) SQL
14 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Certification
14 7 (19.44%) SLA
14 7 (19.44%) Bloomberg
14 7 (19.44%) Banking
14 7 (19.44%) Windows 8

Dell
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Dell also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Dell. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 6 (16.67%) Skype for Business
2 5 (13.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (13.89%) SharePoint
3 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (8.33%) Zimbra
5 2 (5.56%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.78%) Apache
6 1 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (2.78%) Confluence
6 1 (2.78%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (36.11%) MS Office
2 10 (27.78%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (2.78%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.56%) Office 365
3 1 (2.78%) Boomi
3 1 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.78%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (30.56%) SAN
2 10 (27.78%) TCP/IP
3 6 (16.67%) DNS
4 5 (13.89%) Firewall
4 5 (13.89%) WebEx
5 4 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (11.11%) iSCSI
5 4 (11.11%) Skype
6 3 (8.33%) DHCP
6 3 (8.33%) LAN
6 3 (8.33%) Wireless
7 2 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (5.56%) Internet
7 2 (5.56%) IP Telephony
7 2 (5.56%) LDAP
7 2 (5.56%) NAS
7 2 (5.56%) WAN
8 1 (2.78%) SSH
8 1 (2.78%) VLAN
8 1 (2.78%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.78%) Big Data
3 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.78%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.78%) MySQL
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.78%) JIRA
General
1 20 (55.56%) Finance
2 7 (19.44%) Banking
3 5 (13.89%) Financial Institution
4 4 (11.11%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.78%) Retail
5 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (22.22%) Analyst
2 5 (13.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Architect
4 3 (8.33%) Broadcast Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Wintel Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Administrator
5 2 (5.56%) Banking Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Citrix Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Desktop Support
5 2 (5.56%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Technical Support
5 2 (5.56%) Unix Administrator
5 2 (5.56%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) .NET
1 1 (2.78%) EDI
1 1 (2.78%) LAMP
1 1 (2.78%) REST
1 1 (2.78%) WCF
1 1 (2.78%) Web Services
1 1 (2.78%) WF
1 1 (2.78%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Blackberry
1 6 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (11.11%) Clustering
3 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.56%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.56%) EqualLogic
5 1 (2.78%) Celerra
5 1 (2.78%) Derivative
5 1 (2.78%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.78%) EMC Centera
5 1 (2.78%) Hedge funds
5 1 (2.78%) iPhone
5 1 (2.78%) NHS
5 1 (2.78%) Replication
5 1 (2.78%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 29 (80.56%) Windows
2 16 (44.44%) Windows Server
3 14 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (30.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (27.78%) Linux
5 10 (27.78%) Windows 7
6 9 (25.00%) Unix
7 7 (19.44%) Windows 8
8 6 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (13.89%) Apple iOS
9 5 (13.89%) CentOS
9 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (11.11%) Mac OS X
11 3 (8.33%) Solaris
12 1 (2.78%) AIX
12 1 (2.78%) Android
12 1 (2.78%) Mac OS
12 1 (2.78%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (41.67%) ITIL
2 9 (25.00%) Change Management
3 5 (13.89%) Incident Management
4 4 (11.11%) Data Security
4 4 (11.11%) Identity Access Management
4 4 (11.11%) Regression Testing
5 3 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (8.33%) Configuration Management
5 3 (8.33%) Data Management
5 3 (8.33%) Line Management
5 3 (8.33%) Low Latency
5 3 (8.33%) Server Building
5 3 (8.33%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.56%) DevOps
6 2 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.56%) ITIL V3
6 2 (5.56%) Migration
6 2 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.78%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.78%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 8 (22.22%) SQL
3 3 (8.33%) C#
4 2 (5.56%) Perl
4 2 (5.56%) SystemTap
5 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.78%) Java
5 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.78%) Korn
5 1 (2.78%) PHP
5 1 (2.78%) Python
5 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.78%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (13.89%) MCTS
3 4 (11.11%) Degree
3 4 (11.11%) MCSE
4 3 (8.33%) CCNA
4 3 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (5.56%) MCSA
6 1 (2.78%) A+ Certification
6 1 (2.78%) MCP
6 1 (2.78%) MOS
6 1 (2.78%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (19.44%) SLA
2 1 (2.78%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 21 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 16 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 4 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (8.33%) KVM
4 3 (8.33%) Xen
4 3 (8.33%) XenApp
5 2 (5.56%) VMware ESX
5 2 (5.56%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (2.78%) Docker
6 1 (2.78%) NFS
6 1 (2.78%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (2.78%) oVirt
6 1 (2.78%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (25.00%) SCCM
2 4 (11.11%) DatAdvantage
3 3 (8.33%) Ansible
3 3 (8.33%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 3 (8.33%) Puppet
3 3 (8.33%) SCOM
3 3 (8.33%) SCVMM
3 3 (8.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (5.56%) BladeLogic
4 2 (5.56%) Nagios
4 2 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (5.56%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (2.78%) Casper Suite
5 1 (2.78%) Cobbler
5 1 (2.78%) Icinga
5 1 (2.78%) Opsview
5 1 (2.78%) Pingdom
5 1 (2.78%) Salt
5 1 (2.78%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (2.78%) yum
Vendors
1 19 (52.78%) HP
1 19 (52.78%) VMware
2 12 (33.33%) Citrix
3 10 (27.78%) Cisco
4 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (22.22%) Oracle
6 7 (19.44%) Bloomberg
7 6 (16.67%) IBM
7 6 (16.67%) Red Hat
7 6 (16.67%) Reuters
8 5 (13.89%) EMC
8 5 (13.89%) Polycom
9 4 (11.11%) Adobe
9 4 (11.11%) Symantec
9 4 (11.11%) Varonis
10 3 (8.33%) Intel Security
10 3 (8.33%) Juniper
10 3 (8.33%) Kaspersky
10 3 (8.33%) NetApp
10 3 (8.33%) Sun