The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Dell products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 London 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 328 270 306
Rank change year-on-year
-58 +36
Contract jobs citing Dell 84 121 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.35% 0.56% 0.42%
As % of the Vendors category 0.78% 1.22% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 65 60
Average daily rate £240 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.42% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £144 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £452
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £263 £300
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 19
Average hourly rate £20.50 £16.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.12% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £110.00 £27.30 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £13.25
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +28.30%
Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10769 9954 12156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.51% 46.07% 43.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 7026 6301 7353
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 247 305
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.40 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.75 £44.50 £37.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Dell
England

Dell
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Dell Jobs Demand Trend in London

Dell
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Dell Daily Rate Trend in London

Dell
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Dell across the London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Dell Daily Rate Histogram in London

Dell
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Dell Hourly Rate Trend in London

Dell
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Dell across the London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Dell Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Dell
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Dell within the London 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
City of London -18 28 £240 +17.07% 4
Croydon -9 3 £381 -10.29% 1
Barnet - 2 £160 -
Hammersmith - 2 £236 -
Chiswick - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Greenwich - - - -
Enfield - - - - 1
Harrow - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
Ruislip - - - -
Surbiton - - - - 1
Twickenham - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Worcester Park - - - -
Dell
England

Dell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

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

1 120 (75.47%) Windows
2 78 (49.06%) Microsoft
3 71 (44.65%) Active Directory
4 67 (42.14%) VMware
5 60 (37.74%) HP
6 55 (34.59%) Citrix
7 50 (31.45%) Windows 7
8 48 (30.19%) MS Exchange
9 38 (23.90%) VMware Infrastructure
10 37 (23.27%) Exchange Server 2010
10 37 (23.27%) SQL
11 35 (22.01%) Cisco
11 35 (22.01%) SAN
11 35 (22.01%) Windows Server 2003
11 35 (22.01%) Windows Server 2008
12 33 (20.75%) DNS
13 31 (19.50%) ITIL
14 29 (18.24%) Microsoft Certification
14 29 (18.24%) Finance
15 28 (17.61%) Linux
16 27 (16.98%) Migration
16 27 (16.98%) Exchange Server 2007
17 26 (16.35%) DHCP
18 24 (15.09%) Firewall
18 24 (15.09%) Windows XP
19 22 (13.84%) WAN
20 21 (13.21%) MS Excel
20 21 (13.21%) MCSE
20 21 (13.21%) Blackberry
20 21 (13.21%) Exchange Server 2003

Dell
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 48 (30.19%) MS Exchange
2 37 (23.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (16.98%) Exchange Server 2007
4 21 (13.21%) Exchange Server 2003
5 14 (8.81%) SharePoint
6 12 (7.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 10 (6.29%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (5.03%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (3.14%) IIS
10 4 (2.52%) Apache
10 4 (2.52%) Office Communications Server
11 2 (1.26%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.63%) Liferay
12 1 (0.63%) Lync
12 1 (0.63%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 5.5
12 1 (0.63%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.63%) WebLogic Portal
12 1 (0.63%) WebLogic
Applications
1 21 (13.21%) MS Excel
2 20 (12.58%) MS Office
3 6 (3.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.89%) Vectorworks
4 3 (1.89%) CINEMA 4D
5 1 (0.63%) SPSS
5 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.26%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.63%) Cerner Millennium
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (3.14%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.89%) IaaS
3 2 (1.26%) Office 365
3 2 (1.26%) SaaS
4 1 (0.63%) IBM SmartCloud
4 1 (0.63%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 35 (22.01%) SAN
2 33 (20.75%) DNS
3 26 (16.35%) DHCP
4 24 (15.09%) Firewall
5 22 (13.84%) WAN
6 17 (10.69%) TCP/IP
7 15 (9.43%) Cisco ASA
8 14 (8.81%) LAN
9 11 (6.92%) VPN
9 11 (6.92%) Wireless
10 10 (6.29%) VoIP
11 7 (4.40%) LDAP
12 6 (3.77%) Network Security
12 6 (3.77%) iSCSI
12 6 (3.77%) NAS
13 4 (2.52%) IPsec
13 4 (2.52%) SMTP
13 4 (2.52%) MPLS
13 4 (2.52%) Unified Communications
13 4 (2.52%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (11.32%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (3.14%) Big Data
4 4 (2.52%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (2.52%) MySQL
5 2 (1.26%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.63%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.63%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (0.63%) QlikView
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.63%) MarkLogic
6 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.63%) MS Access
6 1 (0.63%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.63%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 5 (3.14%) Subversion
2 4 (2.52%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.89%) JIRA
4 1 (0.63%) Mockito
4 1 (0.63%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.63%) Ant
4 1 (0.63%) JUnit
4 1 (0.63%) Maven
General
1 29 (18.24%) Finance
2 19 (11.95%) Banking
3 8 (5.03%) Investment Banking
3 8 (5.03%) Financial Institution
3 8 (5.03%) Legal
4 5 (3.14%) Law
5 4 (2.52%) Games
5 4 (2.52%) Back Office
6 3 (1.89%) Retail
7 2 (1.26%) German Language
8 1 (0.63%) Billing
8 1 (0.63%) Advertising
8 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (15.72%) Support Engineer
2 14 (8.81%) Desktop Engineer
3 13 (8.18%) Analyst
3 13 (8.18%) 2nd Line Support
4 12 (7.55%) Desktop Support
5 11 (6.92%) Network Engineer
6 10 (6.29%) Administrator
6 10 (6.29%) Consultant
6 10 (6.29%) Systems Administrator
7 9 (5.66%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 8 (5.03%) Senior Network Engineer
8 8 (5.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (5.03%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 6 (3.77%) IT Support Engineer
9 6 (3.77%) IT Support
10 5 (3.14%) Architect
10 5 (3.14%) Windows Systems Administrator
10 5 (3.14%) Windows Administrator
11 4 (2.52%) Service Manager
11 4 (2.52%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.77%) Web Services
2 3 (1.89%) Application Packaging
2 3 (1.89%) J2EE
2 3 (1.89%) WSH
3 1 (0.63%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (0.63%) JPA
3 1 (0.63%) Dojo
3 1 (0.63%) Spring MVC
3 1 (0.63%) SailPoint
3 1 (0.63%) PowerMock
3 1 (0.63%) Middleware
3 1 (0.63%) .NET
3 1 (0.63%) JMS
3 1 (0.63%) Ajax
3 1 (0.63%) Spring
3 1 (0.63%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 21 (13.21%) Blackberry
2 19 (11.95%) EqualLogic
3 16 (10.06%) Clustering
4 6 (3.77%) NHS
4 6 (3.77%) Thin Client
4 6 (3.77%) Fat Client
4 6 (3.77%) Hedge funds
5 4 (2.52%) Replication
5 4 (2.52%) CCTV
5 4 (2.52%) Online Games
5 4 (2.52%) Open Source
6 3 (1.89%) iPad
6 3 (1.89%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (1.89%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.89%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.89%) GIS
7 2 (1.26%) AS400
7 2 (1.26%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.26%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 120 (75.47%) Windows
2 50 (31.45%) Windows 7
3 35 (22.01%) Windows Server 2003
3 35 (22.01%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (17.61%) Linux
5 24 (15.09%) Windows XP
6 13 (8.18%) UNIX
7 9 (5.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (5.66%) Solaris
8 7 (4.40%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (3.77%) Windows 2000 Server
10 5 (3.14%) Windows 2000
11 4 (2.52%) Oracle Linux
11 4 (2.52%) CentOS
12 3 (1.89%) Mac OS X
12 3 (1.89%) Ubuntu
12 3 (1.89%) Debian
13 2 (1.26%) Windows NT
13 2 (1.26%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.63%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (19.50%) ITIL
2 27 (16.98%) Migration
3 7 (4.40%) Project Management
3 7 (4.40%) Scrum
4 6 (3.77%) Change Management
4 6 (3.77%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (3.77%) Service Management
4 6 (3.77%) Problem Management
4 6 (3.77%) Release Management
5 5 (3.14%) Incident Management
5 5 (3.14%) BCP
5 5 (3.14%) Service Delivery
5 5 (3.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (3.14%) Information Security
6 4 (2.52%) Workflow
6 4 (2.52%) Data Management
6 4 (2.52%) CRM
6 4 (2.52%) PRINCE
6 4 (2.52%) Configuration Management
6 4 (2.52%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 37 (23.27%) SQL
2 9 (5.66%) VB
3 5 (3.14%) PowerShell
3 5 (3.14%) VBScript
3 5 (3.14%) C
3 5 (3.14%) Perl
3 5 (3.14%) Python
4 4 (2.52%) Java
5 3 (1.89%) Bash Shell
5 3 (1.89%) Korn
5 3 (1.89%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.63%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.63%) C#
6 1 (0.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 29 (18.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (13.21%) MCSE
3 17 (10.69%) MCITP
4 7 (4.40%) Degree
5 6 (3.77%) MCSA
5 6 (3.77%) MCP
6 4 (2.52%) CCNP
6 4 (2.52%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.26%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (1.26%) CCEA
7 2 (1.26%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.26%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.26%) CCEE
7 2 (1.26%) CCAA
8 1 (0.63%) DCSE
8 1 (0.63%) HP APS
8 1 (0.63%) CISSP
8 1 (0.63%) PMP
8 1 (0.63%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.63%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.66%) SLA
2 3 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.63%) QA
System Software
1 71 (44.65%) Active Directory
2 38 (23.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (10.69%) Hyper-V
4 14 (8.81%) XenApp
4 14 (8.81%) XenDesktop
4 14 (8.81%) VMware ESX
5 13 (8.18%) vSphere
6 12 (7.55%) Microsoft App-V
7 9 (5.66%) XenServer
8 5 (3.14%) MetaFrame
9 4 (2.52%) KVM
9 4 (2.52%) Xen
10 3 (1.89%) Sendmail
10 3 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (1.89%) Dovecot
10 3 (1.89%) Squid
11 2 (1.26%) NFS
11 2 (1.26%) Terminal Server
11 2 (1.26%) UAG
11 2 (1.26%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 13 (8.18%) SCCM
2 10 (6.29%) Backup Exec
3 6 (3.77%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (3.77%) Nagios
4 5 (3.14%) HP SIM
4 5 (3.14%) Puppet
5 4 (2.52%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 4 (2.52%) Cobbler
5 4 (2.52%) BladeLogic
6 3 (1.89%) SCOM
6 3 (1.89%) WSUS
6 3 (1.89%) HAProxy
7 2 (1.26%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.63%) WhatsUp Gold
8 1 (0.63%) Cacti
8 1 (0.63%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 1 (0.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.63%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 78 (49.06%) Microsoft
2 67 (42.14%) VMware
3 60 (37.74%) HP
4 55 (34.59%) Citrix
5 35 (22.01%) Cisco
6 19 (11.95%) EMC
7 14 (8.81%) SonicWALL
7 14 (8.81%) Altiris
8 13 (8.18%) Oracle
9 12 (7.55%) AppSense
9 12 (7.55%) Symantec
9 12 (7.55%) IBM
10 11 (6.92%) NetApp
11 8 (5.03%) Juniper
12 7 (4.40%) Aruba
12 7 (4.40%) CheckPoint
13 6 (3.77%) Wyse
13 6 (3.77%) Apple
14 5 (3.14%) Red Hat
14 5 (3.14%) Veritas
City of London
IT HR
Rate: £230 - £250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
A&O IT Group Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £330 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: Neg
Posted: 11 days ago