The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dell
Rank 277 297 280
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -17
Contract jobs citing Dell 139 136 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.57% 0.54% 0.51%
As % of the Vendors category 1.27% 1.19% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 70 62
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£400 £325 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £148 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £418 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £200 £313
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -36.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 28
Average hourly rate £23.75 £15.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.85 £10.98 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £20.85 £20.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +32.20%
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England

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

Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10902 11470 11462
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.87% 45.42% 46.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 7291 7557 7116
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 273 229 305
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £42.75 £43.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.03 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-0.16% -3.84%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 22 October 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
City of London +20 35 £475 +30.58% 5
Croydon -11 4 £355 -20.22%
New Malden - 2 - - 5
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Bromley - - - -
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England

Dell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 155 (67.69%) Windows
2 107 (46.72%) Active Directory
3 93 (40.61%) HP
4 85 (37.12%) Microsoft
5 66 (28.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 64 (27.95%) SAN
7 62 (27.07%) VMware
8 60 (26.20%) Cisco
9 59 (25.76%) Windows Server 2003
10 58 (25.33%) MS Exchange
11 51 (22.27%) DNS
11 51 (22.27%) Windows 7
12 49 (21.40%) Migration
13 44 (19.21%) ITIL
14 38 (16.59%) Firewall
15 37 (16.16%) Citrix
15 37 (16.16%) Exchange Server 2010
16 35 (15.28%) VPN
17 34 (14.85%) Finance
17 34 (14.85%) Windows Server 2012
17 34 (14.85%) Hyper-V
17 34 (14.85%) VMware Infrastructure
18 33 (14.41%) DHCP
18 33 (14.41%) Windows XP
19 31 (13.54%) Lync
20 29 (12.66%) MS Excel
20 29 (12.66%) IIS
21 28 (12.23%) TCP/IP
21 28 (12.23%) EMC
22 26 (11.35%) MS Office

Dell
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 58 (25.33%) MS Exchange
2 37 (16.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 31 (13.54%) Lync
4 29 (12.66%) IIS
5 23 (10.04%) SharePoint
6 9 (3.93%) IBM Notes
6 9 (3.93%) Exchange Server 2003
6 9 (3.93%) Exchange Server 2007
6 9 (3.93%) SharePoint 2010
7 7 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (2.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (2.18%) Office Communications Server
10 2 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.87%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.44%) Apache
11 1 (0.44%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.44%) Lotus Domino
11 1 (0.44%) JBoss
11 1 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 29 (12.66%) MS Excel
2 26 (11.35%) MS Office
3 5 (2.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.31%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.44%) MS Project
5 1 (0.44%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (0.87%) Cerner Millennium
2 1 (0.44%) ResourceLink
2 1 (0.44%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.18%) Office 365
2 1 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 64 (27.95%) SAN
2 51 (22.27%) DNS
3 38 (16.59%) Firewall
4 35 (15.28%) VPN
5 33 (14.41%) DHCP
6 28 (12.23%) TCP/IP
7 25 (10.92%) LAN
8 23 (10.04%) Fibre Channel
9 19 (8.30%) NAS
9 19 (8.30%) WAN
10 18 (7.86%) iSCSI
11 14 (6.11%) IPsec
12 13 (5.68%) Wireless
12 13 (5.68%) OSPF
12 13 (5.68%) Cisco Nexus
13 12 (5.24%) VLAN
13 12 (5.24%) BGP
13 12 (5.24%) LDAP
14 10 (4.37%) Cisco ASA
14 10 (4.37%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (9.17%) SQL Server
2 14 (6.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (2.62%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.31%) MySQL
5 2 (0.87%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.44%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.44%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.44%) Cognos Impromptu
6 1 (0.44%) Ingres
6 1 (0.44%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.44%) Couchbase
6 1 (0.44%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (2.62%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.18%) Subversion
3 2 (0.87%) MSI
4 1 (0.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.44%) WinDbg
General
1 34 (14.85%) Finance
2 18 (7.86%) Banking
3 13 (5.68%) Investment Banking
4 10 (4.37%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.62%) Financial Institution
5 6 (2.62%) Games
6 5 (2.18%) French Language
7 4 (1.75%) Retail
7 4 (1.75%) Law
8 3 (1.31%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.31%) Back Office
9 2 (0.87%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (0.87%) Advertising
9 2 (0.87%) Legal
10 1 (0.44%) Military
10 1 (0.44%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.44%) Local Government
10 1 (0.44%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.44%) Danish Language
Job Titles
1 49 (21.40%) Architect
2 33 (14.41%) Consultant
3 24 (10.48%) Analyst
4 17 (7.42%) Enterprise Architect
5 16 (6.99%) Support Engineer
6 14 (6.11%) Infrastructure Architect
7 12 (5.24%) Server Engineer
8 11 (4.80%) Support Analyst
8 11 (4.80%) IT Support
9 10 (4.37%) Deployment Engineer
10 9 (3.93%) Technical Consultant
11 8 (3.49%) 2nd Line Support
11 8 (3.49%) 3rd Line Support
11 8 (3.49%) Network Engineer
11 8 (3.49%) Migration Engineer
11 8 (3.49%) Infrastructure Manager
12 7 (3.06%) Service Desk Analyst
12 7 (3.06%) Service Analyst
12 7 (3.06%) Linux Engineer
13 6 (2.62%) IMAC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.62%) .NET
2 4 (1.75%) .NET Framework
2 4 (1.75%) Web Services
3 2 (0.87%) Middleware
4 1 (0.44%) XML
4 1 (0.44%) J2EE
4 1 (0.44%) MSMQ
4 1 (0.44%) LAMP
4 1 (0.44%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (0.44%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.04%) Blackberry
2 18 (7.86%) Clustering
3 16 (6.99%) Replication
4 11 (4.80%) Client/Server
4 11 (4.80%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (4.37%) EqualLogic
5 10 (4.37%) CLARiiON
6 9 (3.93%) Celerra
7 6 (2.62%) Fat Client
7 6 (2.62%) Online Games
7 6 (2.62%) Thin Client
8 5 (2.18%) Management Information System
8 5 (2.18%) Hedge funds
9 4 (1.75%) NHS
10 3 (1.31%) AS400
10 3 (1.31%) Economics
10 3 (1.31%) Psychology
11 2 (0.87%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.87%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 155 (67.69%) Windows
2 66 (28.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 59 (25.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 51 (22.27%) Windows 7
5 34 (14.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 33 (14.41%) Windows XP
7 26 (11.35%) Windows 8
8 24 (10.48%) Linux
9 14 (6.11%) Windows Vista
10 12 (5.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (4.37%) UNIX
12 8 (3.49%) Windows 2000 Server
12 8 (3.49%) CentOS
13 6 (2.62%) AIX
14 5 (2.18%) SUSE
15 3 (1.31%) Solaris
15 3 (1.31%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.87%) Windows NT
17 1 (0.44%) Mac OS X
17 1 (0.44%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (21.40%) Migration
2 44 (19.21%) ITIL
3 24 (10.48%) Identity Management
4 16 (6.99%) Data Protection
5 12 (5.24%) Asset Management
5 12 (5.24%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (4.37%) Problem Management
7 9 (3.93%) Workflow
7 9 (3.93%) TOGAF
8 8 (3.49%) Change Management
8 8 (3.49%) Service Management
8 8 (3.49%) Configuration Management
9 7 (3.06%) Scrum
9 7 (3.06%) BCP
9 7 (3.06%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (2.62%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (2.62%) Performance Monitoring
10 6 (2.62%) Market Research
10 6 (2.62%) Network Management
10 6 (2.62%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 23 (10.04%) PowerShell
2 20 (8.73%) SQL
3 12 (5.24%) Perl
4 9 (3.93%) C
5 8 (3.49%) Python
6 5 (2.18%) VB
7 4 (1.75%) Java
7 4 (1.75%) VBScript
8 2 (0.87%) C#
8 2 (0.87%) C++
8 2 (0.87%) PHP
9 1 (0.44%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.44%) Ruby
9 1 (0.44%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 16 (6.99%) Microsoft Certification
1 16 (6.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 12 (5.24%) MCSE
3 10 (4.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 10 (4.37%) Security Cleared
4 9 (3.93%) A+ Certification
5 8 (3.49%) SC Cleared
5 8 (3.49%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (3.49%) CCNA
6 6 (2.62%) Citrix Certification
7 5 (2.18%) CCA
7 5 (2.18%) MCP
7 5 (2.18%) MCITP
7 5 (2.18%) VCP4
7 5 (2.18%) VCP5
8 4 (1.75%) Degree
9 2 (0.87%) HP APS
9 2 (0.87%) MCSA
9 2 (0.87%) CCNP
10 1 (0.44%) Dell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.37%) SLA
2 6 (2.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.75%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.44%) QA
4 1 (0.44%) Data Quality
System Software
1 107 (46.72%) Active Directory
2 34 (14.85%) Hyper-V
2 34 (14.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (8.73%) vSphere
4 14 (6.11%) VMware ESX
5 8 (3.49%) Xen
6 7 (3.06%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (3.06%) XenApp
7 4 (1.75%) XenDesktop
7 4 (1.75%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 4 (1.75%) NFS
8 3 (1.31%) Terminal Services
8 3 (1.31%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (1.31%) XenServer
9 2 (0.87%) DFS Replication
9 2 (0.87%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.44%) MetaFrame
10 1 (0.44%) Squid
10 1 (0.44%) IAG
10 1 (0.44%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 25 (10.92%) SCCM
2 16 (6.99%) SCOM
3 12 (5.24%) SCOrch
4 9 (3.93%) NetBackup
4 9 (3.93%) Backup Exec
4 9 (3.93%) DameWare
4 9 (3.93%) Puppet
5 8 (3.49%) Tivoli
5 8 (3.49%) Nagios
6 7 (3.06%) Norton AntiVirus
7 6 (2.62%) Opsview
7 6 (2.62%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 6 (2.62%) Cobbler
7 6 (2.62%) BladeLogic
8 5 (2.18%) OpenView
9 4 (1.75%) FortiGate
9 4 (1.75%) SolarWinds Orion
9 4 (1.75%) WSUS
10 3 (1.31%) Nessus
10 3 (1.31%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 93 (40.61%) HP
2 85 (37.12%) Microsoft
3 62 (27.07%) VMware
4 60 (26.20%) Cisco
5 37 (16.16%) Citrix
6 28 (12.23%) EMC
7 21 (9.17%) CheckPoint
8 20 (8.73%) Symantec
9 18 (7.86%) Oracle
10 16 (6.99%) NetApp
11 14 (6.11%) IBM
12 9 (3.93%) Lotus
12 9 (3.93%) Red Hat
12 9 (3.93%) SonicWALL
13 8 (3.49%) Brocade
13 8 (3.49%) CommVault
13 8 (3.49%) Veritas
14 7 (3.06%) BMC
14 7 (3.06%) Juniper
14 7 (3.06%) Wyse
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