The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dell
Rank 383 271 343
Rank change year-on-year
-112 +72
Contract jobs citing Dell 210 251 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.41% 0.58% 0.45%
As % of the Vendors category 0.89% 1.25% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 103 98
Average daily rate £250 £288 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% -17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £137 £150 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £470 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £263 £300
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 60 55
Average hourly rate £25.00 £16.75 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.25% +15.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £30.25 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £13.25
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +28.30%
Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23526 20102 25414
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.83% 46.65% 45.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 13507 11052 13355
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £228
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 1049 1107 1255
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Dell
UK

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 18 April 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.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -58 84 £240 -31.42% 24
North West -4 29 £250 -13.04% 15
South East -39 26 £235 -9.61% 20
East of England -18 25 £250 - 5
Yorkshire -11 14 £300 +14.28% 3
South West -21 13 £205 -26.45% 9
East Midlands -7 11 - - 3
West Midlands -21 3 £340 +36.00%
North East -30 2 - -
Dell
UK

Dell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 307 (73.44%) Windows
2 206 (49.28%) Microsoft
3 186 (44.50%) HP
4 176 (42.11%) Active Directory
5 163 (39.00%) VMware
6 122 (29.19%) Windows 7
7 113 (27.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 109 (26.08%) MS Exchange
9 105 (25.12%) VMware Infrastructure
10 98 (23.44%) Citrix
11 95 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
12 93 (22.25%) SAN
13 91 (21.77%) Cisco
14 88 (21.05%) ITIL
15 83 (19.86%) Windows XP
15 83 (19.86%) DNS
16 75 (17.94%) MS Office
17 70 (16.75%) Exchange Server 2010
18 68 (16.27%) DHCP
18 68 (16.27%) Microsoft Certification
19 67 (16.03%) SQL
20 63 (15.07%) Linux
21 60 (14.35%) MS Excel
22 59 (14.11%) Finance
22 59 (14.11%) Hyper-V
23 58 (13.88%) MCSE
24 56 (13.40%) EMC
24 56 (13.40%) Firewall
24 56 (13.40%) vSphere
25 54 (12.92%) Migration

Dell
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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
1 109 (26.08%) MS Exchange
2 70 (16.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 40 (9.57%) Exchange Server 2007
4 36 (8.61%) Exchange Server 2003
5 27 (6.46%) SharePoint
6 26 (6.22%) IIS
7 15 (3.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 15 (3.59%) Exchange Server 2013
8 14 (3.35%) SharePoint 2010
9 11 (2.63%) Tomcat
9 11 (2.63%) Apache
10 9 (2.15%) WebSphere
11 6 (1.44%) IBM HTTP Server
11 6 (1.44%) MQSeries
11 6 (1.44%) WebSphere Application Server
12 5 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (0.96%) Office Communications Server
13 4 (0.96%) WebLogic
14 3 (0.72%) Lync
14 3 (0.72%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 75 (17.94%) MS Office
2 60 (14.35%) MS Excel
3 11 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.44%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.72%) Vectorworks
5 3 (0.72%) CINEMA 4D
6 1 (0.24%) MS Project
6 1 (0.24%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.48%) Temenos T24
1 2 (0.48%) Tridion
2 1 (0.24%) BPCS
2 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.24%) SalesLogix
2 1 (0.24%) Cerner Millennium
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.39%) SaaS
2 9 (2.15%) Office 365
3 6 (1.44%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.72%) IaaS
5 3 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.48%) PaaS
7 1 (0.24%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.24%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 93 (22.25%) SAN
2 83 (19.86%) DNS
3 68 (16.27%) DHCP
4 56 (13.40%) Firewall
5 49 (11.72%) TCP/IP
6 37 (8.85%) WAN
7 30 (7.18%) LAN
8 29 (6.94%) Wireless
9 27 (6.46%) VPN
10 24 (5.74%) Cisco ASA
11 18 (4.31%) VoIP
12 12 (2.87%) iSCSI
12 12 (2.87%) LDAP
13 11 (2.63%) HTTP
13 11 (2.63%) NAS
14 9 (2.15%) VLAN
15 8 (1.91%) Cisco Nexus
16 7 (1.67%) Network Security
17 6 (1.44%) SSL
17 6 (1.44%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (10.29%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.39%) Oracle Database
3 9 (2.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (1.44%) MySQL
5 6 (1.44%) DB2
6 5 (1.20%) Big Data
6 5 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (0.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.48%) SQLPlus
8 2 (0.48%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.24%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.24%) MarkLogic
9 1 (0.24%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.24%) MS Access
9 1 (0.24%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.24%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (1.44%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (1.44%) Subversion
2 4 (0.96%) JIRA
2 4 (0.96%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.48%) Ant
3 2 (0.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (0.48%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.24%) Hudson
4 1 (0.24%) Mockito
4 1 (0.24%) Gradle
4 1 (0.24%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (0.24%) JUnit
4 1 (0.24%) IntelliJ
4 1 (0.24%) Maven
4 1 (0.24%) Selenium
General
1 59 (14.11%) Finance
2 30 (7.18%) Banking
3 11 (2.63%) Financial Institution
3 11 (2.63%) Manufacturing
3 11 (2.63%) Retail
4 8 (1.91%) Investment Banking
4 8 (1.91%) Legal
5 7 (1.67%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.20%) Law
7 4 (0.96%) Back Office
7 4 (0.96%) Games
8 2 (0.48%) German Language
8 2 (0.48%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.48%) Billing
8 2 (0.48%) Local Government
9 1 (0.24%) Electronics
9 1 (0.24%) Advertising
9 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.24%) French Language
9 1 (0.24%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 60 (14.35%) Support Engineer
2 38 (9.09%) Analyst
3 37 (8.85%) Desktop Engineer
4 34 (8.13%) Desktop Support
5 29 (6.94%) Consultant
5 29 (6.94%) 2nd Line Support
6 28 (6.70%) Administrator
7 27 (6.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 21 (5.02%) Server Engineer
9 20 (4.78%) Network Engineer
10 19 (4.55%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 17 (4.07%) Systems Administrator
12 16 (3.83%) Support Analyst
13 12 (2.87%) Service Manager
13 12 (2.87%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 12 (2.87%) 3rd Line Support
13 12 (2.87%) 1st Line Support
13 12 (2.87%) Systems Engineer
13 12 (2.87%) Architect
13 12 (2.87%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.87%) Web Services
2 3 (0.72%) J2EE
2 3 (0.72%) WSH
2 3 (0.72%) Application Packaging
3 2 (0.48%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (0.24%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.24%) PowerMock
4 1 (0.24%) SailPoint
4 1 (0.24%) ODBC
4 1 (0.24%) .NET
4 1 (0.24%) JMS
4 1 (0.24%) Hibernate
4 1 (0.24%) X-Windows
4 1 (0.24%) CPAN
4 1 (0.24%) Middleware
4 1 (0.24%) Ajax
4 1 (0.24%) Spring
4 1 (0.24%) JPA
4 1 (0.24%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.24%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 39 (9.33%) Blackberry
2 32 (7.66%) EqualLogic
3 28 (6.70%) Clustering
4 13 (3.11%) Replication
5 11 (2.63%) Thin Client
5 11 (2.63%) Fat Client
6 9 (2.15%) NHS
7 7 (1.67%) iPad
7 7 (1.67%) iPhone
7 7 (1.67%) Video Conferencing
8 6 (1.44%) Hedge funds
9 5 (1.20%) Open Source
10 4 (0.96%) CCTV
10 4 (0.96%) PDA
10 4 (0.96%) Computer Science
10 4 (0.96%) Online Games
10 4 (0.96%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.72%) Enterprise Storage
11 3 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.72%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 307 (73.44%) Windows
2 122 (29.19%) Windows 7
3 113 (27.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 95 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
5 83 (19.86%) Windows XP
6 63 (15.07%) Linux
7 32 (7.66%) Windows Server 2012
8 27 (6.46%) UNIX
9 20 (4.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 17 (4.07%) AIX
11 14 (3.35%) Solaris
12 10 (2.39%) Windows 2000
13 9 (2.15%) Windows 8
13 9 (2.15%) SUSE
14 7 (1.67%) Mac OS X
14 7 (1.67%) Windows 2000 Server
15 6 (1.44%) Oracle Linux
16 5 (1.20%) Debian
16 5 (1.20%) CentOS
16 5 (1.20%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (21.05%) ITIL
2 54 (12.92%) Migration
3 24 (5.74%) Disaster Recovery
4 20 (4.78%) Project Management
5 16 (3.83%) Service Delivery
6 15 (3.59%) Performance Monitoring
7 14 (3.35%) Change Management
8 12 (2.87%) Software Deployment
8 12 (2.87%) Problem Management
9 11 (2.63%) Service Management
10 9 (2.15%) Data Protection
10 9 (2.15%) Load Balancing
11 8 (1.91%) Incident Management
11 8 (1.91%) Matrix Management
11 8 (1.91%) Asset Management
11 8 (1.91%) Document Management
11 8 (1.91%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (1.91%) Capacity Planning
12 7 (1.67%) Root Cause Analysis
12 7 (1.67%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 67 (16.03%) SQL
2 12 (2.87%) PowerShell
3 9 (2.15%) VB
4 8 (1.91%) C
5 7 (1.67%) VBScript
6 6 (1.44%) Perl
7 5 (1.20%) Java
7 5 (1.20%) Python
8 4 (0.96%) Korn
8 4 (0.96%) Shell Script
8 4 (0.96%) Bash Shell
9 3 (0.72%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.24%) C-shell
10 1 (0.24%) C#
10 1 (0.24%) VBA
10 1 (0.24%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 68 (16.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 58 (13.88%) MCSE
3 33 (7.89%) Security Cleared
4 27 (6.46%) MCITP
5 26 (6.22%) SC Cleared
6 17 (4.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 16 (3.83%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (3.11%) VCAP
9 11 (2.63%) MCP
9 11 (2.63%) MCSA
10 9 (2.15%) CCNA
10 9 (2.15%) Degree
11 8 (1.91%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (1.67%) CCNP
13 4 (0.96%) VCDX
14 3 (0.72%) Citrix Certification
14 3 (0.72%) Dell Certification
15 2 (0.48%) DCSE
15 2 (0.48%) MCDST
15 2 (0.48%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.74%) SLA
2 3 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.24%) QA
System Software
1 176 (42.11%) Active Directory
2 105 (25.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 59 (14.11%) Hyper-V
4 56 (13.40%) vSphere
5 44 (10.53%) XenApp
6 39 (9.33%) XenDesktop
7 27 (6.46%) VMware ESX
8 21 (5.02%) XenServer
9 17 (4.07%) Microsoft App-V
10 7 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
11 6 (1.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 6 (1.44%) KVM
12 5 (1.20%) MetaFrame
12 5 (1.20%) Terminal Server
12 5 (1.20%) Xen
13 4 (0.96%) Sendmail
14 3 (0.72%) Forefront TMG
14 3 (0.72%) Dovecot
14 3 (0.72%) UAG
14 3 (0.72%) NFS
Systems Management
1 30 (7.18%) SCCM
2 27 (6.46%) Backup Exec
3 19 (4.55%) SCOM
4 12 (2.87%) WSUS
5 7 (1.67%) Nagios
6 6 (1.44%) EMC NetWorker
6 6 (1.44%) NetBackup
6 6 (1.44%) Norton AntiVirus
6 6 (1.44%) HP SIM
6 6 (1.44%) Puppet
7 4 (0.96%) BladeLogic
7 4 (0.96%) Cobbler
7 4 (0.96%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 3 (0.72%) HAProxy
8 3 (0.72%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 2 (0.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.48%) WhatsUp Gold
10 1 (0.24%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.24%) YUM
10 1 (0.24%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 206 (49.28%) Microsoft
2 186 (44.50%) HP
3 163 (39.00%) VMware
4 98 (23.44%) Citrix
5 91 (21.77%) Cisco
6 56 (13.40%) EMC
7 49 (11.72%) IBM
8 38 (9.09%) NetApp
9 34 (8.13%) Oracle
10 19 (4.55%) SonicWALL
10 19 (4.55%) Altiris
11 18 (4.31%) Symantec
11 18 (4.31%) Compaq
11 18 (4.31%) Red Hat
12 17 (4.07%) Sun
13 15 (3.59%) CheckPoint
14 13 (3.11%) AppSense
15 12 (2.87%) Juniper
16 11 (2.63%) CommVault
16 11 (2.63%) Wyse
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Progressive Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon
Computer Futures
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
IT HR
Rate: £230 - £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorset
Echo
Rate: £60 - £120 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Devon
Echo
Rate: £60 - £120 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
A&O IT Group Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £330 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £220 - £250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: Neg
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £450 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago