The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Dell products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Dell over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 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.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dell
Rank 390 364 402
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +38
Contract jobs citing Dell 284 292 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.52% 0.54% 0.42%
As % of the Vendors category 1.17% 1.20% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 143 105
Median daily rate £363 £350 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £143 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £315 £263
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 55 30
Median hourly rate £23.00 £20.09 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.47% +0.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £11.25 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+27.77% -10.00%

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

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
24345 24412 23555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.63% 44.87% 44.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 15017 14127 13357
Median daily rate £405 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.40% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 800 1126 1043
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.16 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £37.49
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Dell
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Dell as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Dell Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Dell
Daily Rate Trend

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

Dell Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Dell
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Dell within the UK over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

Dell Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Dell
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Dell Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Dell
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Dell within the UK over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

Dell Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Dell
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Dell within the UK over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -17 262 £350 - 57
London -20 110 £400 +9.58% 17
South East -17 67 £356 +1.78% 8
City of London +43 29 £419 -6.94% 7
North West -8 18 £310 -11.42% 3
Berkshire -2 17 £350 -23.49% 4
West Midlands -7 17 £240 +92.00% 6
Surrey -5 16 £425 +80.85% 1
South West -1 15 £320 -1.53% 8
Yorkshire +16 13 £294 - 6
Oxfordshire +5 13 £350 -30.00%
Hampshire +4 12 £340 -2.85% 3
Manchester -9 12 £280 -58.51% 2
West Yorkshire +3 9 £338 - 4
Reading +3 9 £350 -3.44% 1
East of England -8 9 £320 -10.48% 4
Leeds +7 8 £375 - 4
Winchester - 8 £340 -
East Midlands +16 7 £301 - 5
Scotland -20 7 £400 +40.35% 3
Northern Ireland - 7 - - 1
County Antrim - 7 - - 1
Belfast - 7 - -
Bristol +5 6 £320 - 2
Oxford 0 6 £376 -24.75%
Staines - 6 £550 -
Dudley +5 5 £95 -24.00%
Renfrewshire - 5 £445 -
Camberley - 5 £425 -
Erskine - 5 £445 -

Dell
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Dell also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Dell.

1 285 (57.46%) Windows
2 227 (45.77%) Active Directory
3 217 (43.75%) Microsoft
4 213 (42.94%) VMware
5 196 (39.52%) HP
6 157 (31.65%) Windows Server
7 156 (31.45%) Cisco
8 137 (27.62%) VMware Infrastructure
9 115 (23.19%) Windows Server 2008
10 112 (22.58%) SAN
11 109 (21.98%) PowerShell
12 103 (20.77%) Linux
13 96 (19.35%) DNS
14 95 (19.15%) MS Exchange
14 95 (19.15%) Citrix
15 92 (18.55%) Windows Server 2012
16 91 (18.35%) Firewall
17 86 (17.34%) SQL
17 86 (17.34%) ITIL
18 84 (16.94%) Microsoft Certification
19 81 (16.33%) Migration
20 80 (16.13%) DHCP
21 79 (15.93%) IBM
22 78 (15.73%) Finance
23 77 (15.52%) Data Centre
24 76 (15.32%) SCCM
25 73 (14.72%) Windows 7
25 73 (14.72%) MS Excel
26 72 (14.52%) TCP/IP
27 59 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2010

Dell
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 95 (19.15%) MS Exchange
2 59 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 42 (8.47%) Exchange Server 2013
4 33 (6.65%) Exchange Server 2007
4 33 (6.65%) Skype for Business
5 30 (6.05%) SharePoint
6 23 (4.64%) Exchange Server 2003
7 22 (4.44%) OpenStack
8 16 (3.23%) IIS
9 13 (2.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 11 (2.22%) Apache
11 9 (1.81%) IBM Notes
12 6 (1.21%) BizTalk Server
12 6 (1.21%) Tomcat
13 5 (1.01%) IBM Domino
14 3 (0.60%) Confluence
14 3 (0.60%) Zimbra
15 2 (0.40%) SAS
15 2 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
16 1 (0.20%) nginx
Applications
1 73 (14.72%) MS Excel
2 57 (11.49%) MS Office
3 7 (1.41%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.81%) Acrobat
4 4 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.40%) HipChat
5 2 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.20%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 2 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.40%) SAP CRM
1 2 (0.40%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.20%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 45 (9.07%) Boomi
2 43 (8.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (7.26%) Office 365
4 35 (7.06%) Amazon AWS
5 22 (4.44%) Azure Active Directory
6 6 (1.21%) IaaS
6 6 (1.21%) iPaaS
6 6 (1.21%) SaaS
7 5 (1.01%) PaaS
7 5 (1.01%) SuccessFactors
8 3 (0.60%) AtomSphere
8 3 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.60%) Rackspace Cloud
8 3 (0.60%) Yammer
9 2 (0.40%) Google Apps
9 2 (0.40%) Mimecast
9 2 (0.40%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.20%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 112 (22.58%) SAN
2 96 (19.35%) DNS
3 91 (18.35%) Firewall
4 80 (16.13%) DHCP
5 72 (14.52%) TCP/IP
6 41 (8.27%) WAN
7 33 (6.65%) LAN
8 29 (5.85%) NAS
9 27 (5.44%) Internet
9 27 (5.44%) VPN
10 26 (5.24%) iSCSI
11 23 (4.64%) Wireless
12 22 (4.44%) VLAN
13 20 (4.03%) LDAP
13 20 (4.03%) VoIP
14 17 (3.43%) Fibre Channel
14 17 (3.43%) HTTP
15 16 (3.23%) HTTPS
16 15 (3.02%) Ethernet
17 14 (2.82%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (11.29%) SQL Server
2 20 (4.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (3.83%) Azure SQL Database
4 11 (2.22%) MySQL
4 11 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (1.41%) EDRMS
5 7 (1.41%) IDOL
5 7 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (1.21%) Oracle Database
7 5 (1.01%) Big Data
7 5 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (1.01%) SAP Data Services
7 5 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (0.81%) Hadoop
9 3 (0.60%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.60%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.20%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.20%) FileMaker
10 1 (0.20%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 24 (4.84%) Jenkins
1 24 (4.84%) JIRA
2 20 (4.03%) Git (software)
2 20 (4.03%) Subversion
3 19 (3.83%) Hudson
4 18 (3.63%) Ant
4 18 (3.63%) Maven
5 7 (1.41%) Talend Open Studio
6 5 (1.01%) MSI
7 3 (0.60%) SoapUI
8 2 (0.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.40%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.20%) Eclipse
General
1 78 (15.73%) Finance
2 41 (8.27%) Banking
3 18 (3.63%) Telecoms
4 10 (2.02%) Investment Banking
5 8 (1.61%) Advertising
6 7 (1.41%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.21%) Billing
7 6 (1.21%) Law
8 5 (1.01%) Games
9 4 (0.81%) Retail
10 3 (0.60%) Back Office
10 3 (0.60%) Legal
10 3 (0.60%) Marketing
11 2 (0.40%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.20%) Automotive
12 1 (0.20%) Electronics
12 1 (0.20%) Front Office
12 1 (0.20%) Local Government
12 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.20%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 59 (11.90%) Analyst
2 42 (8.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 40 (8.06%) Support Engineer
4 34 (6.85%) Architect
4 34 (6.85%) Developer
5 33 (6.65%) Consultant
6 26 (5.24%) Administrator
7 23 (4.64%) Systems Administrator
7 23 (4.64%) Windows Engineer
8 22 (4.44%) Server Engineer
9 20 (4.03%) DevOps Engineer
10 19 (3.83%) Azure Engineer
10 19 (3.83%) Infrastructure Support
10 19 (3.83%) Support Analyst
11 17 (3.43%) Desktop Support
12 16 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support
12 16 (3.23%) Active Directory Engineer
12 16 (3.23%) Data Centre Engineer
12 16 (3.23%) VMware Engineer
13 15 (3.02%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (4.44%) REST
2 21 (4.23%) Middleware
2 21 (4.23%) Web Services
3 15 (3.02%) .NET
3 15 (3.02%) SOAP
4 13 (2.62%) XML
5 9 (1.81%) LAMP
6 8 (1.61%) RESTful
7 6 (1.21%) HTML
7 6 (1.21%) SAML
8 5 (1.01%) ASP.NET
8 5 (1.01%) LAPP Stack
9 4 (0.81%) EDI
9 4 (0.81%) jQuery
9 4 (0.81%) Oracle Fusion
9 4 (0.81%) WCF
9 4 (0.81%) WF
9 4 (0.81%) WSDL
10 3 (0.60%) JDBC
10 3 (0.60%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 77 (15.52%) Data Centre
2 39 (7.86%) Clustering
3 28 (5.65%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (4.23%) Management Information System
5 20 (4.03%) Blackberry
5 20 (4.03%) EqualLogic
6 19 (3.83%) Enterprise Software
7 17 (3.43%) Computer Science
8 15 (3.02%) Public Cloud
9 14 (2.82%) Video Conferencing
10 10 (2.02%) Driving Licence
10 10 (2.02%) Replication
11 8 (1.61%) EMC VNX
11 8 (1.61%) Hybrid Cloud
11 8 (1.61%) PKI
12 6 (1.21%) Client/Server
12 6 (1.21%) Private Cloud
13 5 (1.01%) Fat Client
13 5 (1.01%) iPhone
13 5 (1.01%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 285 (57.46%) Windows
2 157 (31.65%) Windows Server
3 115 (23.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 103 (20.77%) Linux
5 92 (18.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 73 (14.72%) Windows 7
7 56 (11.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 49 (9.88%) Unix
9 41 (8.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 38 (7.66%) Windows XP
11 29 (5.85%) Solaris
12 27 (5.44%) AIX
13 24 (4.84%) Windows 8
14 23 (4.64%) VMS
15 17 (3.43%) CentOS
16 12 (2.42%) Mac OS X
16 12 (2.42%) Windows 10
17 10 (2.02%) Mac OS
17 10 (2.02%) Windows 2000
18 6 (1.21%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (17.34%) ITIL
2 81 (16.33%) Migration
3 42 (8.47%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (7.86%) Configuration Management
5 36 (7.26%) Service Management
6 30 (6.05%) Disaster Recovery
7 28 (5.65%) DevOps
8 27 (5.44%) Project Management
9 26 (5.24%) Change Management
10 25 (5.04%) CRM
11 24 (4.84%) High Availability
12 23 (4.64%) Service Delivery
13 22 (4.44%) Scrum
13 22 (4.44%) Software Deployment
14 21 (4.23%) ITSM
15 19 (3.83%) Continuous Integration
15 19 (3.83%) Server Building
15 19 (3.83%) Use Case
16 17 (3.43%) Data Management
17 16 (3.23%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 109 (21.98%) PowerShell
2 86 (17.34%) SQL
3 40 (8.06%) Python
4 38 (7.66%) Java
5 26 (5.24%) Perl
6 24 (4.84%) JavaScript
7 23 (4.64%) Ruby
8 14 (2.82%) Jython
9 13 (2.62%) PHP
10 12 (2.42%) VBScript
11 11 (2.22%) T-SQL
12 10 (2.02%) Shell Script
13 9 (1.81%) Bash Shell
13 9 (1.81%) C#
13 9 (1.81%) VB
14 8 (1.61%) Bourne shell
15 5 (1.01%) C++
16 3 (0.60%) Groovy
16 3 (0.60%) SystemTap
17 2 (0.40%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 84 (16.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 50 (10.08%) MCSE
3 46 (9.27%) Security Cleared
4 42 (8.47%) SC Cleared
5 37 (7.46%) Cisco Certification
6 33 (6.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 30 (6.05%) CCNA
8 28 (5.65%) MCSA
9 18 (3.63%) Degree
10 16 (3.23%) CCNP
11 15 (3.02%) MCP
12 10 (2.02%) DV Cleared
13 9 (1.81%) VCP5
14 7 (1.41%) BPSS Clearance
15 5 (1.01%) MCITP
15 5 (1.01%) MCTS
15 5 (1.01%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
16 4 (0.81%) MOS
16 4 (0.81%) PMI Certification
16 4 (0.81%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.64%) SLA
2 6 (1.21%) QA
3 4 (0.81%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.20%) COBIT
6 1 (0.20%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 227 (45.77%) Active Directory
2 137 (27.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 56 (11.29%) vSphere
4 55 (11.09%) Hyper-V
5 41 (8.27%) VMware ESX
6 38 (7.66%) VMware ESXi
7 34 (6.85%) XenApp
8 22 (4.44%) Docker
8 22 (4.44%) XenDesktop
9 12 (2.42%) XenServer
10 11 (2.22%) Firmware
10 11 (2.22%) KVM
10 11 (2.22%) Microsoft App-V
11 10 (2.02%) NFS
11 10 (2.02%) vCloud
12 8 (1.61%) Veritas File System
12 8 (1.61%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 7 (1.41%) VMware Workstation
13 7 (1.41%) Xen
14 6 (1.21%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 76 (15.32%) SCCM
2 47 (9.48%) Puppet
3 46 (9.27%) SCOM
4 28 (5.65%) Opscode Chef
5 26 (5.24%) Ansible
6 20 (4.03%) BladeLogic
6 20 (4.03%) SCOrch
6 20 (4.03%) WSUS
7 19 (3.83%) Nagios
8 18 (3.63%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 15 (3.02%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 15 (3.02%) NetBackup
9 15 (3.02%) Norton AntiVirus
10 13 (2.62%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 12 (2.42%) Backup Exec
12 8 (1.61%) Legato
12 8 (1.61%) SCVMM
13 7 (1.41%) Tivoli
14 6 (1.21%) AirWatch
15 5 (1.01%) vMotion
Vendors
1 217 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 213 (42.94%) VMware
3 196 (39.52%) HP
4 156 (31.45%) Cisco
5 95 (19.15%) Citrix
6 79 (15.93%) IBM
7 54 (10.89%) Symantec
8 50 (10.08%) Red Hat
9 49 (9.88%) EMC
10 39 (7.86%) NetApp
11 35 (7.06%) Oracle
12 26 (5.24%) IronPort
13 23 (4.64%) Splunk
14 22 (4.44%) Dell Compellent
15 19 (3.83%) Sun
16 18 (3.63%) Intel Security
16 18 (3.63%) SAP
17 17 (3.43%) BMC
18 16 (3.23%) CA
18 16 (3.23%) Juniper
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