The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Dell products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Dell over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dell
Rank 341 302 283
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -19
Contract jobs citing Dell 262 285 342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.52% 0.59% 0.64%
As % of the Vendors category 1.13% 1.27% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 127 151
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£340 £306 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.02% -5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £160 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £223 £313
% change year-on-year
+23.59% -28.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 41 46
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% +13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £10.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £32.50 £24.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £22.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+0.84% +55.17%
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UK

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

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23217 22460 24593
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 46.12% 46.69% 46.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13315 12783 12897
Average daily rate £390 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1018 1030 1243
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -0.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £42.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

Dell
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Dell Jobs Demand Trend in England

Dell
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Dell Daily Rate Trend in England

Dell
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Dell across the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Dell Daily Rate Histogram in England

Dell
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Dell Hourly Rate Trend in England

Dell
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Dell across the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Dell Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Dell
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Dell within the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -18 119 £400 +12.67% 25
North West +13 31 £268 +2.09% 12
South East -10 31 £235 -27.69% 23
West Midlands -4 27 £250 +14.94% 5
Yorkshire +14 22 £275 +22.22% 3
South West -21 16 £400 +95.12% 21
East of England -41 9 £313 +34.40% 2
East Midlands +1 5 £115 -54.00%
North East - - - - 1
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

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1 328 (70.54%) Windows
2 227 (48.82%) Microsoft
3 211 (45.38%) HP
4 200 (43.01%) Active Directory
5 164 (35.27%) VMware
6 139 (29.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 130 (27.96%) SAN
8 129 (27.74%) Windows 7
9 121 (26.02%) Windows Server 2003
10 120 (25.81%) ITIL
11 116 (24.95%) Cisco
12 112 (24.09%) DNS
12 112 (24.09%) Citrix
13 105 (22.58%) MS Exchange
14 99 (21.29%) VMware Infrastructure
15 92 (19.78%) MS Office
16 89 (19.14%) DHCP
17 79 (16.99%) Windows XP
18 78 (16.77%) Migration
19 74 (15.91%) MS Excel
20 71 (15.27%) SQL
21 69 (14.84%) Security Cleared
22 64 (13.76%) Microsoft Certification
22 64 (13.76%) Firewall
23 59 (12.69%) MCSE
23 59 (12.69%) SCCM
23 59 (12.69%) Hyper-V
24 56 (12.04%) vSphere
24 56 (12.04%) SC Cleared
25 54 (11.61%) Blackberry

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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
1 105 (22.58%) MS Exchange
2 52 (11.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 39 (8.39%) SharePoint
4 34 (7.31%) Exchange Server 2003
5 30 (6.45%) Lync
6 29 (6.24%) IIS
7 18 (3.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 15 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
8 15 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
9 14 (3.01%) Exchange Server 2007
10 13 (2.80%) IBM Notes
11 10 (2.15%) WebSphere
12 8 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
13 7 (1.51%) Apache
14 6 (1.29%) WebLogic
15 5 (1.08%) Office Communications Server
16 4 (0.86%) Tomcat
17 2 (0.43%) MQSeries
17 2 (0.43%) WebSphere Application Server
17 2 (0.43%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 92 (19.78%) MS Office
2 74 (15.91%) MS Excel
3 7 (1.51%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.86%) MS Project
6 1 (0.22%) CINEMA 4D
6 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.22%) Vectorworks
6 1 (0.22%) SPSS
6 1 (0.22%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 15 (3.23%) ResourceLink
2 3 (0.65%) Cerner Millennium
3 2 (0.43%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.22%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.22%) Changepoint
Cloud Services
1 21 (4.52%) SaaS
2 14 (3.01%) SuccessFactors
3 8 (1.72%) Office 365
4 4 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.43%) PaaS
7 1 (0.22%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.22%) Taleo
7 1 (0.22%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 130 (27.96%) SAN
2 112 (24.09%) DNS
3 89 (19.14%) DHCP
4 64 (13.76%) Firewall
5 43 (9.25%) VPN
6 42 (9.03%) TCP/IP
7 41 (8.82%) LAN
8 33 (7.10%) WAN
9 30 (6.45%) Fibre Channel
10 29 (6.24%) iSCSI
10 29 (6.24%) NAS
11 25 (5.38%) VLAN
12 24 (5.16%) Cisco ASA
13 23 (4.95%) Wireless
14 17 (3.66%) LDAP
15 16 (3.44%) Internet
16 15 (3.23%) Cisco IOS
16 15 (3.23%) Cisco Nexus
17 13 (2.80%) VoIP
18 12 (2.58%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (7.53%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (1.94%) MySQL
3 9 (1.94%) Oracle Database
4 6 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (1.08%) SQLPlus
6 4 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (0.86%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.43%) DataStage
7 2 (0.43%) DB2
7 2 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.43%) MS Access
7 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (0.43%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.22%) MarkLogic
8 1 (0.22%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.22%) Cognos Impromptu
8 1 (0.22%) Ingres
8 1 (0.22%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (1.29%) Subversion
1 6 (1.29%) Git (software)
2 4 (0.86%) JIRA
2 4 (0.86%) MSI
3 2 (0.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (0.43%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.22%) Hudson
4 1 (0.22%) Gradle
4 1 (0.22%) Selenium
4 1 (0.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.22%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (0.22%) Ant
4 1 (0.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.22%) IntelliJ
General
1 51 (10.97%) Finance
2 18 (3.87%) Banking
3 17 (3.66%) Telecoms
4 15 (3.23%) Financial Institution
5 11 (2.37%) Retail
6 10 (2.15%) Investment Banking
7 9 (1.94%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.72%) Back Office
9 6 (1.29%) Games
10 4 (0.86%) French Language
11 3 (0.65%) Advertising
11 3 (0.65%) Law
12 2 (0.43%) Legal
12 2 (0.43%) Norwegian Language
13 1 (0.22%) German Language
13 1 (0.22%) Electronics
13 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.22%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.22%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 63 (13.55%) Support Engineer
2 60 (12.90%) Architect
3 44 (9.46%) Analyst
4 31 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
5 29 (6.24%) Support Analyst
6 27 (5.81%) 3rd Line Support
7 26 (5.59%) Consultant
8 25 (5.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 25 (5.38%) Server Engineer
9 24 (5.16%) Desktop Support
10 22 (4.73%) Administrator
11 18 (3.87%) Infrastructure Architect
11 18 (3.87%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 17 (3.66%) Network Engineer
13 16 (3.44%) Desktop Engineer
13 16 (3.44%) Storage Engineer
14 15 (3.23%) Systems Administrator
15 13 (2.80%) Infrastructure Manager
16 12 (2.58%) Deployment Engineer
16 12 (2.58%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.15%) Web Services
2 6 (1.29%) .NET
2 6 (1.29%) Application Packaging
3 5 (1.08%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (0.65%) Middleware
4 3 (0.65%) J2EE
4 3 (0.65%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.22%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.22%) YAML
5 1 (0.22%) SailPoint
5 1 (0.22%) JSP
5 1 (0.22%) ODBC
5 1 (0.22%) MSMQ
5 1 (0.22%) CPAN
5 1 (0.22%) X-Windows
5 1 (0.22%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 54 (11.61%) Blackberry
2 32 (6.88%) EqualLogic
3 28 (6.02%) Clustering
4 21 (4.52%) PDA
5 17 (3.66%) Replication
6 14 (3.01%) CLARiiON
7 12 (2.58%) Celerra
8 11 (2.37%) Hedge funds
9 9 (1.94%) Fat Client
9 9 (1.94%) Thin Client
10 8 (1.72%) Client/Server
10 8 (1.72%) NHS
10 8 (1.72%) Management Information System
10 8 (1.72%) iPad
10 8 (1.72%) Video Conferencing
10 8 (1.72%) iPhone
11 6 (1.29%) Online Games
11 6 (1.29%) CESG
12 5 (1.08%) HACMP
13 4 (0.86%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 328 (70.54%) Windows
2 139 (29.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 129 (27.74%) Windows 7
4 121 (26.02%) Windows Server 2003
5 79 (16.99%) Windows XP
6 53 (11.40%) Linux
7 47 (10.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 29 (6.24%) UNIX
9 27 (5.81%) Windows 8
10 23 (4.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 15 (3.23%) AIX
12 13 (2.80%) Windows Vista
13 11 (2.37%) Windows 2000 Server
13 11 (2.37%) Solaris
14 10 (2.15%) Windows 2000
15 9 (1.94%) CentOS
15 9 (1.94%) SUSE
16 6 (1.29%) Oracle Linux
17 5 (1.08%) Ubuntu
17 5 (1.08%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (25.81%) ITIL
2 78 (16.77%) Migration
3 19 (4.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 17 (3.66%) Project Management
4 17 (3.66%) Asset Management
5 16 (3.44%) Time Management
5 16 (3.44%) Data Protection
5 16 (3.44%) Root Cause Analysis
5 16 (3.44%) Performance Monitoring
6 13 (2.80%) Problem Management
7 11 (2.37%) Service Management
7 11 (2.37%) Service Delivery
7 11 (2.37%) Change Management
7 11 (2.37%) BCP
7 11 (2.37%) PRINCE2
8 10 (2.15%) Scrum
9 9 (1.94%) Configuration Management
9 9 (1.94%) Identity Management
9 9 (1.94%) TOGAF
9 9 (1.94%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 71 (15.27%) SQL
2 28 (6.02%) Perl
3 26 (5.59%) PowerShell
4 25 (5.38%) Java
5 23 (4.95%) Python
6 22 (4.73%) PL/SQL
7 20 (4.30%) Shell Script
8 16 (3.44%) VBA
9 15 (3.23%) C
10 10 (2.15%) VB
11 5 (1.08%) VBScript
12 4 (0.86%) Korn
12 4 (0.86%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.43%) Ruby
14 1 (0.22%) C-shell
14 1 (0.22%) C#
14 1 (0.22%) C++
14 1 (0.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 69 (14.84%) Security Cleared
2 64 (13.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 59 (12.69%) MCSE
4 56 (12.04%) SC Cleared
5 29 (6.24%) Cisco Certification
6 25 (5.38%) Degree
7 23 (4.95%) CCNA
8 22 (4.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 13 (2.80%) MCITP
9 13 (2.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 10 (2.15%) MCP
11 8 (1.72%) CCNP
12 7 (1.51%) MCSA
12 7 (1.51%) VCP5
13 6 (1.29%) VCP4
14 5 (1.08%) VCAP
14 5 (1.08%) MCDST
14 5 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
14 5 (1.08%) CCA
14 5 (1.08%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.95%) SLA
2 7 (1.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.43%) QA
4 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
System Software
1 200 (43.01%) Active Directory
2 99 (21.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 59 (12.69%) Hyper-V
4 56 (12.04%) vSphere
5 51 (10.97%) XenApp
6 48 (10.32%) XenDesktop
7 34 (7.31%) XenServer
8 19 (4.09%) VMware ESX
9 16 (3.44%) Microsoft App-V
10 12 (2.58%) VMware ESXi
11 8 (1.72%) VMware Server
11 8 (1.72%) Xen
12 7 (1.51%) NFS
12 7 (1.51%) Terminal Services
13 6 (1.29%) MetaFrame
13 6 (1.29%) KVM
14 5 (1.08%) OCFS2
14 5 (1.08%) Terminal Server
15 4 (0.86%) Sendmail
16 3 (0.65%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 59 (12.69%) SCCM
2 23 (4.95%) SCOM
3 17 (3.66%) WSUS
4 16 (3.44%) Backup Exec
5 10 (2.15%) Puppet
5 10 (2.15%) SCOrch
5 10 (2.15%) NetBackup
6 9 (1.94%) Nagios
7 7 (1.51%) Norton AntiVirus
7 7 (1.51%) OpenView
7 7 (1.51%) DameWare
8 6 (1.29%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 6 (1.29%) Cobbler
8 6 (1.29%) Opsview
9 5 (1.08%) HAProxy
10 4 (0.86%) Cisco CUCM
10 4 (0.86%) McAfee ePO
10 4 (0.86%) BladeLogic
10 4 (0.86%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 3 (0.65%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 227 (48.82%) Microsoft
2 211 (45.38%) HP
3 164 (35.27%) VMware
4 116 (24.95%) Cisco
5 112 (24.09%) Citrix
6 53 (11.40%) EMC
7 47 (10.11%) IBM
8 43 (9.25%) Oracle
9 34 (7.31%) NetApp
10 30 (6.45%) CheckPoint
11 26 (5.59%) Compaq
12 21 (4.52%) Symantec
13 20 (4.30%) Red Hat
13 20 (4.30%) SAP
14 19 (4.09%) Sun
15 17 (3.66%) webMethods
15 17 (3.66%) SonicWALL
16 16 (3.44%) Altiris
17 15 (3.23%) Software AG
18 14 (3.01%) McAfee
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