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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dell
Rank 356 291 281
Rank change year-on-year
-65 -10
Contract jobs citing Dell 224 281 330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.45% 0.60% 0.62%
As % of the Vendors category 1.00% 1.29% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 117 148
Average daily rate
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£339 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.23% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £169 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £295 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 55 48
Average hourly rate £17.33 £16.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.03% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £10.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £27.66 £33.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.60 £19.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.13% +26.66%
Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22443 21822 24527
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.46% 46.91% 46.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 12742 12175 12864
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £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 1014 1126 1280
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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 25 July 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 25 July 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 25 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -20 91 £375 +4.52% 29
South East -14 34 £295 -9.23% 13
West Midlands -23 29 £295 +41.31% 7
North West +6 27 £301 -7.44% 14
Yorkshire +10 14 £236 -27.30% 8
East of England -31 14 £350 - 2
South West -26 7 £400 +223.23% 15
East Midlands -3 4 - -
Dell
UK

Dell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 311 (71.17%) Windows
2 204 (46.68%) Microsoft
3 195 (44.62%) HP
4 184 (42.11%) Active Directory
5 157 (35.93%) VMware
6 136 (31.12%) Windows Server 2008
7 118 (27.00%) Windows 7
8 117 (26.77%) SAN
9 113 (25.86%) Citrix
10 109 (24.94%) Windows Server 2003
11 108 (24.71%) Cisco
12 105 (24.03%) MS Exchange
13 99 (22.65%) ITIL
14 94 (21.51%) VMware Infrastructure
15 92 (21.05%) DNS
16 89 (20.37%) MS Office
17 81 (18.54%) Windows XP
18 74 (16.93%) DHCP
19 69 (15.79%) MS Excel
20 68 (15.56%) Security Cleared
21 67 (15.33%) Migration
21 67 (15.33%) SQL
22 61 (13.96%) Hyper-V
23 59 (13.50%) Microsoft Certification
24 58 (13.27%) Linux
25 56 (12.81%) MCSE
25 56 (12.81%) SC Cleared
25 56 (12.81%) Exchange Server 2010
26 54 (12.36%) Firewall
27 53 (12.13%) Finance

Dell
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (24.03%) MS Exchange
2 56 (12.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 33 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2003
3 33 (7.55%) SharePoint
4 25 (5.72%) IIS
5 20 (4.58%) Lync
6 18 (4.12%) Exchange Server 2013
7 17 (3.89%) Exchange Server 2007
8 14 (3.20%) WebSphere
9 13 (2.97%) SharePoint 2010
10 11 (2.52%) IBM Notes
10 11 (2.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 7 (1.60%) Tomcat
12 6 (1.37%) MQSeries
12 6 (1.37%) Apache
12 6 (1.37%) WebSphere Application Server
12 6 (1.37%) WebLogic
12 6 (1.37%) IBM HTTP Server
12 6 (1.37%) SharePoint 2013
13 5 (1.14%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 89 (20.37%) MS Office
2 69 (15.79%) MS Excel
3 11 (2.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (2.29%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.92%) MS Project
6 1 (0.23%) CINEMA 4D
6 1 (0.23%) Vectorworks
6 1 (0.23%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 14 (3.20%) ResourceLink
2 3 (0.69%) Cerner Millennium
3 2 (0.46%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.23%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.23%) BPCS
4 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.23%) Changepoint
Cloud Services
1 21 (4.81%) SaaS
2 13 (2.97%) SuccessFactors
3 6 (1.37%) Office 365
4 4 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.46%) PaaS
6 1 (0.23%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.23%) Taleo
6 1 (0.23%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 117 (26.77%) SAN
2 92 (21.05%) DNS
3 74 (16.93%) DHCP
4 54 (12.36%) Firewall
5 38 (8.70%) LAN
6 37 (8.47%) WAN
7 34 (7.78%) TCP/IP
8 30 (6.86%) VPN
8 30 (6.86%) NAS
9 25 (5.72%) iSCSI
10 24 (5.49%) Fibre Channel
11 20 (4.58%) Cisco ASA
11 20 (4.58%) VLAN
12 19 (4.35%) Wireless
13 16 (3.66%) LDAP
14 12 (2.75%) VoIP
14 12 (2.75%) HTTP
14 12 (2.75%) IPsec
14 12 (2.75%) Cisco Nexus
15 10 (2.29%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.97%) Oracle Database
3 9 (2.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (1.60%) MySQL
5 6 (1.37%) DB2
5 6 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (1.14%) SQLPlus
6 5 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.69%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (0.46%) DataStage
8 2 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.46%) MS Access
8 2 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.46%) Big Data
8 2 (0.46%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.23%) MarkLogic
9 1 (0.23%) Cognos Impromptu
9 1 (0.23%) Ingres
9 1 (0.23%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (1.37%) Subversion
1 6 (1.37%) Git (software)
2 4 (0.92%) JIRA
2 4 (0.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (0.69%) MSI
3 3 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.46%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.23%) Apache Ivy
5 1 (0.23%) Hudson
5 1 (0.23%) Gradle
5 1 (0.23%) Selenium
5 1 (0.23%) Ant
5 1 (0.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.23%) IntelliJ
General
1 53 (12.13%) Finance
2 17 (3.89%) Banking
3 15 (3.43%) Financial Institution
3 15 (3.43%) Telecoms
4 13 (2.97%) Manufacturing
5 12 (2.75%) Retail
6 10 (2.29%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.37%) Games
8 5 (1.14%) French Language
8 5 (1.14%) Back Office
9 3 (0.69%) Advertising
9 3 (0.69%) Legal
10 2 (0.46%) German Language
10 2 (0.46%) Norwegian Language
10 2 (0.46%) Local Government
11 1 (0.23%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.23%) Marketing
11 1 (0.23%) Danish Language
11 1 (0.23%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.23%) Billing
Job Titles
1 59 (13.50%) Support Engineer
2 40 (9.15%) Architect
3 38 (8.70%) Analyst
4 29 (6.64%) 2nd Line Support
5 28 (6.41%) Desktop Support
6 24 (5.49%) Support Analyst
6 24 (5.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 23 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
8 22 (5.03%) Administrator
9 21 (4.81%) Server Engineer
10 20 (4.58%) Consultant
11 17 (3.89%) Network Engineer
11 17 (3.89%) Desktop Engineer
12 15 (3.43%) Infrastructure Architect
12 15 (3.43%) Infrastructure Manager
12 15 (3.43%) Storage Engineer
12 15 (3.43%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 14 (3.20%) Systems Administrator
13 14 (3.20%) Project Manager
14 11 (2.52%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.60%) Web Services
2 5 (1.14%) WebSphere MQ
2 5 (1.14%) Application Packaging
3 4 (0.92%) .NET
4 3 (0.69%) J2EE
4 3 (0.69%) Middleware
5 1 (0.23%) CPAN
5 1 (0.23%) X-Windows
5 1 (0.23%) ODBC
5 1 (0.23%) MSMQ
5 1 (0.23%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.23%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (0.23%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 48 (10.98%) Blackberry
2 32 (7.32%) EqualLogic
3 31 (7.09%) Clustering
4 18 (4.12%) Replication
5 15 (3.43%) PDA
6 13 (2.97%) Fat Client
6 13 (2.97%) Thin Client
7 9 (2.06%) Hedge funds
8 8 (1.83%) Celerra
8 8 (1.83%) iPhone
8 8 (1.83%) NHS
8 8 (1.83%) CLARiiON
9 6 (1.37%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.37%) Client/Server
9 6 (1.37%) Enterprise Storage
9 6 (1.37%) Online Games
10 5 (1.14%) iPad
10 5 (1.14%) Video Conferencing
10 5 (1.14%) HACMP
11 4 (0.92%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 311 (71.17%) Windows
2 136 (31.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 118 (27.00%) Windows 7
4 109 (24.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 81 (18.54%) Windows XP
6 58 (13.27%) Linux
7 35 (8.01%) Windows Server 2012
8 31 (7.09%) UNIX
9 28 (6.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 26 (5.95%) Windows 8
11 18 (4.12%) AIX
12 10 (2.29%) Solaris
12 10 (2.29%) SUSE
12 10 (2.29%) Windows Vista
13 9 (2.06%) Windows 2000 Server
13 9 (2.06%) Windows 2000
13 9 (2.06%) Oracle Linux
14 7 (1.60%) CentOS
15 5 (1.14%) Windows NT
16 3 (0.69%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (22.65%) ITIL
2 67 (15.33%) Migration
3 22 (5.03%) Project Management
4 19 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
5 18 (4.12%) Performance Monitoring
6 13 (2.97%) Service Delivery
6 13 (2.97%) Asset Management
6 13 (2.97%) Data Protection
7 12 (2.75%) Time Management
7 12 (2.75%) Root Cause Analysis
8 11 (2.52%) Software Deployment
8 11 (2.52%) Service Management
9 10 (2.29%) Change Management
9 10 (2.29%) E-Commerce
9 10 (2.29%) Scrum
10 9 (2.06%) PRINCE2
10 9 (2.06%) BCP
10 9 (2.06%) Problem Management
11 8 (1.83%) Business Continuity
11 8 (1.83%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 67 (15.33%) SQL
2 26 (5.95%) Perl
3 22 (5.03%) Java
3 22 (5.03%) PowerShell
4 21 (4.81%) Python
4 21 (4.81%) PL/SQL
5 19 (4.35%) Shell Script
6 15 (3.43%) VBA
7 9 (2.06%) C
8 7 (1.60%) VB
9 5 (1.14%) VBScript
10 4 (0.92%) Korn
10 4 (0.92%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.23%) C-shell
11 1 (0.23%) Ruby
11 1 (0.23%) C#
Qualifications
1 68 (15.56%) Security Cleared
2 59 (13.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 56 (12.81%) MCSE
3 56 (12.81%) SC Cleared
4 23 (5.26%) Degree
4 23 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (5.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 19 (4.35%) MCITP
7 18 (4.12%) CCNA
8 9 (2.06%) VCAP
9 8 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (1.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 6 (1.37%) VCP5
11 6 (1.37%) Citrix Certification
11 6 (1.37%) MCP
11 6 (1.37%) CCNP
12 5 (1.14%) CCA
12 5 (1.14%) VCP4
13 4 (0.92%) MCSA
14 3 (0.69%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.26%) SLA
2 6 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.46%) QA
4 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.23%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 184 (42.11%) Active Directory
2 94 (21.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 61 (13.96%) Hyper-V
4 52 (11.90%) XenDesktop
5 51 (11.67%) XenApp
6 49 (11.21%) vSphere
7 30 (6.86%) XenServer
8 21 (4.81%) Microsoft App-V
9 20 (4.58%) VMware ESX
10 9 (2.06%) VMware ESXi
11 7 (1.60%) Xen
12 6 (1.37%) NFS
13 5 (1.14%) VMware Server
13 5 (1.14%) Terminal Server
13 5 (1.14%) OCFS2
14 4 (0.92%) KVM
14 4 (0.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 4 (0.92%) Sendmail
15 3 (0.69%) Terminal Services
15 3 (0.69%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 53 (12.13%) SCCM
2 27 (6.18%) SCOM
3 16 (3.66%) Backup Exec
4 15 (3.43%) WSUS
5 12 (2.75%) NetBackup
6 9 (2.06%) Nagios
7 8 (1.83%) Puppet
8 7 (1.60%) SCOrch
8 7 (1.60%) DameWare
9 6 (1.37%) OpenView
9 6 (1.37%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 6 (1.37%) Cobbler
9 6 (1.37%) Opsview
10 4 (0.92%) EMC NetWorker
10 4 (0.92%) HAProxy
10 4 (0.92%) SCVMM
11 3 (0.69%) Norton AntiVirus
11 3 (0.69%) BladeLogic
11 3 (0.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 3 (0.69%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 204 (46.68%) Microsoft
2 195 (44.62%) HP
3 157 (35.93%) VMware
4 113 (25.86%) Citrix
5 108 (24.71%) Cisco
6 52 (11.90%) EMC
7 44 (10.07%) IBM
8 38 (8.70%) Oracle
9 33 (7.55%) NetApp
10 26 (5.95%) Compaq
11 25 (5.72%) CheckPoint
12 21 (4.81%) Red Hat
12 21 (4.81%) Sun
13 18 (4.12%) Symantec
14 17 (3.89%) Altiris
14 17 (3.89%) SAP
15 16 (3.66%) webMethods
16 14 (3.20%) Software AG
17 13 (2.97%) SonicWALL
18 11 (2.52%) LANDesk
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £175 - £184.75 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Midlands
Echo
Rate: £90 - £120 per day + customer survey bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Anantha
Rate: £0 - £200 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West Sussex
X4 Group
Rate: £200 - 250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 5 days ago
Worcester
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £200 - £210 per day + or £35k - £50k pro rata on FTC
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Bridge Noble
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Kingston Upon Hull
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £280 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £220 per day + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Rochdale
Computer Futures
Rate: £180 - £210 per day + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Staffordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £25000.00 - £29500.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Worcestershire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £100.00 - £145.00 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Staffordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £15 - £20.00 per hour
Posted: 23 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 27 days ago