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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dell
Rank 344 308 312
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +4
Contract jobs citing Dell 269 278 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.52% 0.58% 0.55%
As % of the Vendors category 1.13% 1.26% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 134 124
Average daily rate
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£345 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £150 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £225 £313
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -28.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 38 48
Average hourly rate £19.83 £15.75 £15.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.90% +4.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £11.50 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £31.84 £27.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.46 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-4.09% +56.40%
Dell
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
23857 22072 24564
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.71% 46.44% 46.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 13819 12687 12854
Average daily rate £400 £388 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £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 1091 1012 1248
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.90 £40.57 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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 September 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 September 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 September 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
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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 -16 134 £400 +13.47% 34
North West +18 32 £300 +14.44% 12
South East -9 32 £285 +42.50% 24
Yorkshire +11 18 £275 +22.22% 7
West Midlands -19 17 £220 +5.38% 6
South West -21 17 £325 +30.00% 16
East of England -45 12 £275 +12.24% 2
East Midlands +5 5 £115 -58.18% 1
North East - - - - 1
Dell
UK

Dell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 328 (69.94%) Windows
2 223 (47.55%) Microsoft
3 207 (44.14%) Active Directory
4 203 (43.28%) HP
5 166 (35.39%) VMware
6 143 (30.49%) Windows Server 2008
7 139 (29.64%) SAN
8 133 (28.36%) Windows 7
9 126 (26.87%) Windows Server 2003
10 118 (25.16%) Cisco
11 117 (24.95%) DNS
12 108 (23.03%) ITIL
13 107 (22.81%) MS Exchange
14 99 (21.11%) Citrix
15 93 (19.83%) VMware Infrastructure
16 90 (19.19%) MS Office
17 89 (18.98%) DHCP
18 78 (16.63%) Migration
19 77 (16.42%) Windows XP
20 76 (16.20%) SQL
21 73 (15.57%) Firewall
22 71 (15.14%) MS Excel
23 63 (13.43%) SCCM
24 61 (13.01%) Security Cleared
25 59 (12.58%) Hyper-V
26 58 (12.37%) EMC
27 56 (11.94%) Blackberry
28 54 (11.51%) Exchange Server 2010
29 53 (11.30%) Windows Server 2012
29 53 (11.30%) Microsoft Certification

Dell
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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
1 107 (22.81%) MS Exchange
2 54 (11.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 40 (8.53%) Exchange Server 2003
4 35 (7.46%) IIS
5 34 (7.25%) SharePoint
6 31 (6.61%) Lync
7 18 (3.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 18 (3.84%) Exchange Server 2007
8 16 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2013
9 13 (2.77%) IBM Notes
10 10 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
11 8 (1.71%) Apache
12 7 (1.49%) WebSphere
13 6 (1.28%) WebLogic
14 5 (1.07%) Office Communications Server
15 3 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
16 2 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
16 2 (0.43%) Exchange Server 5.5
16 2 (0.43%) ColdFusion
16 2 (0.43%) Tomcat
Applications
1 90 (19.19%) MS Office
2 71 (15.14%) MS Excel
3 8 (1.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.07%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.85%) MS Project
6 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.21%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.21%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 16 (3.41%) ResourceLink
2 3 (0.64%) Cerner Millennium
3 1 (0.21%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.21%) Changepoint
Cloud Services
1 21 (4.48%) SaaS
2 15 (3.20%) SuccessFactors
3 9 (1.92%) Office 365
4 5 (1.07%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.43%) PaaS
6 1 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.21%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 139 (29.64%) SAN
2 117 (24.95%) DNS
3 89 (18.98%) DHCP
4 73 (15.57%) Firewall
5 51 (10.87%) TCP/IP
5 51 (10.87%) VPN
6 44 (9.38%) LAN
7 39 (8.32%) WAN
8 35 (7.46%) NAS
9 32 (6.82%) VLAN
10 31 (6.61%) iSCSI
10 31 (6.61%) Fibre Channel
11 24 (5.12%) Cisco ASA
12 22 (4.69%) Wireless
13 20 (4.26%) LDAP
14 18 (3.84%) Wi-Fi
15 17 (3.62%) Cisco IOS
16 16 (3.41%) Internet
17 15 (3.20%) IPsec
18 14 (2.99%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (9.59%) SQL Server
2 18 (3.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (1.92%) MySQL
4 8 (1.71%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (1.28%) Oracle Database
6 5 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (1.07%) SQLPlus
7 3 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.43%) DataStage
8 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 7
8 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.21%) MS Access
9 1 (0.21%) Cognos Impromptu
9 1 (0.21%) Ingres
9 1 (0.21%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.21%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.21%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 6 (1.28%) Subversion
1 6 (1.28%) Git (software)
2 4 (0.85%) MSI
3 2 (0.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (0.43%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.21%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.21%) WinDbg
4 1 (0.21%) Hudson
4 1 (0.21%) Gradle
4 1 (0.21%) IntelliJ
4 1 (0.21%) Ant
4 1 (0.21%) JIRA
4 1 (0.21%) Selenium
4 1 (0.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 52 (11.09%) Finance
2 19 (4.05%) Telecoms
3 17 (3.62%) Banking
4 12 (2.56%) Financial Institution
5 9 (1.92%) Investment Banking
6 7 (1.49%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.49%) Retail
7 6 (1.28%) Games
8 5 (1.07%) Back Office
9 4 (0.85%) Law
9 4 (0.85%) Legal
9 4 (0.85%) French Language
10 3 (0.64%) Advertising
11 2 (0.43%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.43%) Norwegian Language
12 1 (0.21%) Local Government
12 1 (0.21%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.21%) Marketing
12 1 (0.21%) Danish Language
12 1 (0.21%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 63 (13.43%) Architect
2 58 (12.37%) Support Engineer
3 49 (10.45%) Analyst
4 32 (6.82%) Support Analyst
4 32 (6.82%) 3rd Line Support
5 31 (6.61%) Consultant
6 30 (6.40%) 2nd Line Support
7 28 (5.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 25 (5.33%) Desktop Support
9 23 (4.90%) Server Engineer
10 21 (4.48%) Administrator
11 19 (4.05%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 18 (3.84%) Network Engineer
13 17 (3.62%) Desktop Engineer
13 17 (3.62%) Infrastructure Architect
14 16 (3.41%) Storage Engineer
14 16 (3.41%) Systems Administrator
15 15 (3.20%) Systems Engineer
16 12 (2.56%) Desktop Support Engineer
16 12 (2.56%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.49%) .NET
2 6 (1.28%) Application Packaging
3 5 (1.07%) WebSphere MQ
3 5 (1.07%) Web Services
4 4 (0.85%) .NET Framework
5 3 (0.64%) X-Windows
5 3 (0.64%) Middleware
6 1 (0.21%) CPAN
6 1 (0.21%) J2EE
6 1 (0.21%) JSP
6 1 (0.21%) XML
6 1 (0.21%) ODBC
6 1 (0.21%) MSMQ
6 1 (0.21%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (0.21%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 56 (11.94%) Blackberry
2 36 (7.68%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (6.61%) Clustering
4 30 (6.40%) EqualLogic
5 21 (4.48%) PDA
6 17 (3.62%) Replication
7 16 (3.41%) CLARiiON
8 13 (2.77%) Celerra
9 9 (1.92%) Hedge funds
9 9 (1.92%) Fat Client
9 9 (1.92%) Management Information System
9 9 (1.92%) Thin Client
9 9 (1.92%) Client/Server
10 8 (1.71%) iPad
10 8 (1.71%) iPhone
11 7 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
11 7 (1.49%) NHS
12 6 (1.28%) CESG
12 6 (1.28%) Online Games
13 5 (1.07%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 328 (69.94%) Windows
2 143 (30.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 133 (28.36%) Windows 7
4 126 (26.87%) Windows Server 2003
5 77 (16.42%) Windows XP
6 53 (11.30%) Windows Server 2012
7 52 (11.09%) Linux
8 32 (6.82%) Windows 8
9 24 (5.12%) UNIX
10 20 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 18 (3.84%) Windows Vista
12 13 (2.77%) AIX
12 13 (2.77%) Windows 2000 Server
13 12 (2.56%) Solaris
14 9 (1.92%) CentOS
15 8 (1.71%) SUSE
16 6 (1.28%) Windows 2000
17 5 (1.07%) Debian
17 5 (1.07%) Ubuntu
17 5 (1.07%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (23.03%) ITIL
2 78 (16.63%) Migration
3 22 (4.69%) Performance Monitoring
4 18 (3.84%) Disaster Recovery
5 17 (3.62%) Asset Management
5 17 (3.62%) Root Cause Analysis
6 16 (3.41%) Data Protection
7 14 (2.99%) Problem Management
8 13 (2.77%) Time Management
8 13 (2.77%) Identity Management
9 12 (2.56%) Configuration Management
9 12 (2.56%) Project Management
9 12 (2.56%) Service Management
9 12 (2.56%) Service Delivery
9 12 (2.56%) PRINCE2
10 11 (2.35%) Change Management
10 11 (2.35%) Kalman Filter
11 9 (1.92%) Performance Tuning
11 9 (1.92%) TOGAF
11 9 (1.92%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 76 (16.20%) SQL
2 31 (6.61%) PowerShell
3 29 (6.18%) Perl
4 24 (5.12%) Java
4 24 (5.12%) Python
5 22 (4.69%) PL/SQL
6 20 (4.26%) Shell Script
7 16 (3.41%) VBA
8 14 (2.99%) C
9 10 (2.13%) VB
10 8 (1.71%) VBScript
11 4 (0.85%) Korn
11 4 (0.85%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.43%) Ruby
12 2 (0.43%) PHP
13 1 (0.21%) C#
13 1 (0.21%) C++
13 1 (0.21%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 61 (13.01%) Security Cleared
2 53 (11.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 50 (10.66%) SC Cleared
4 49 (10.45%) MCSE
5 33 (7.04%) Cisco Certification
6 28 (5.97%) CCNA
7 24 (5.12%) Degree
8 20 (4.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 14 (2.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 11 (2.35%) MCITP
10 11 (2.35%) MCP
11 10 (2.13%) CCNP
12 7 (1.49%) MCSA
12 7 (1.49%) VCP5
13 6 (1.28%) VCP4
13 6 (1.28%) A+ Certification
14 5 (1.07%) Dell Certification
14 5 (1.07%) CCA
14 5 (1.07%) Citrix Certification
15 4 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.12%) SLA
2 8 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.85%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.21%) QA
System Software
1 207 (44.14%) Active Directory
2 93 (19.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 59 (12.58%) Hyper-V
4 47 (10.02%) vSphere
5 37 (7.89%) XenApp
6 34 (7.25%) XenDesktop
7 24 (5.12%) XenServer
8 21 (4.48%) VMware ESX
9 15 (3.20%) Microsoft App-V
10 14 (2.99%) VMware ESXi
11 9 (1.92%) Terminal Services
12 8 (1.71%) Xen
12 8 (1.71%) VMware Server
13 7 (1.49%) NFS
14 6 (1.28%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 5 (1.07%) MetaFrame
15 5 (1.07%) OCFS2
15 5 (1.07%) KVM
16 4 (0.85%) DFS Replication
16 4 (0.85%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 63 (13.43%) SCCM
2 26 (5.54%) SCOM
3 19 (4.05%) WSUS
4 17 (3.62%) Backup Exec
5 13 (2.77%) SCOrch
5 13 (2.77%) NetBackup
6 12 (2.56%) Puppet
7 10 (2.13%) Nagios
8 9 (1.92%) Norton AntiVirus
9 7 (1.49%) DameWare
9 7 (1.49%) OpenView
10 6 (1.28%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 6 (1.28%) Cobbler
10 6 (1.28%) Opsview
11 5 (1.07%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 5 (1.07%) HAProxy
11 5 (1.07%) SCVMM
11 5 (1.07%) BladeLogic
12 4 (0.85%) EMC NetWorker
12 4 (0.85%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 223 (47.55%) Microsoft
2 203 (43.28%) HP
3 166 (35.39%) VMware
4 118 (25.16%) Cisco
5 99 (21.11%) Citrix
6 58 (12.37%) EMC
7 45 (9.59%) IBM
8 42 (8.96%) Oracle
9 33 (7.04%) NetApp
10 31 (6.61%) Symantec
11 30 (6.40%) CheckPoint
12 21 (4.48%) SAP
13 20 (4.26%) Red Hat
14 19 (4.05%) SonicWALL
15 18 (3.84%) webMethods
15 18 (3.84%) Sun
16 16 (3.41%) Software AG
17 15 (3.20%) Compaq
18 14 (2.99%) Altiris
19 13 (2.77%) McAfee
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £550.00 per day
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City, London
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Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
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London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
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Rate: £150 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £415 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Kenilworth
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Rate: £15 - £20 per hour
Posted: 10 days ago
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Rate: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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Maidenhead
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