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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Dell over the 3 months to 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dell
Rank 407 391 382
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -9
Contract jobs citing Dell 216 214 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.42% 0.42% 0.42%
As % of the Vendors category 0.97% 0.92% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 132 66
Average daily rate £300 £349 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.97% +39.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £152 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £509 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £310 £238
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +30.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 15 24
Average hourly rate £29.85 £16.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.53% +3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £26.35 £26.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+90.32% -

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
22182 23145 22099
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.13% 45.68% 45.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13227 13479 12168
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 875 970 963
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.29 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

Dell
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Dell within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 February 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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Dell within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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
England +13 208 £300 -13.35% 105
London -24 75 £363 - 35
South East -2 48 £375 - 27
North West -2 24 £300 +71.42% 7
East of England +5 17 £250 -50.98% 6
South West +13 16 £125 -37.10% 12
City of London +28 12 £195 -40.09% 7
Bristol +8 11 £120 -14.28% 3
Manchester -10 11 £313 +115.51% 6
Berkshire -14 11 £353 +17.50% 12
Surrey +4 10 £313 +9.64% 3
Yorkshire -4 10 £400 +60.00% 10
Macclesfield +2 8 £281 -37.50%
Cheshire +1 8 £281 -37.50% 1
East Midlands -6 8 £210 -22.22% 4
Reading -7 8 £328 +31.00% 6
Essex 0 7 £250 -
West Midlands -18 7 £175 -22.22% 3
Hampshire +6 6 £345 - 5
West Yorkshire -1 6 £350 +40.00% 4
West Sussex +8 5 £408 - 4
Birmingham -2 5 £175 -41.66%
Crawley - 5 £408 -
New Malden - 5 - -
Buckinghamshire +11 4 £351 +1.08% 1
Milton Keynes +5 4 £351 +1.08% 1
Oxfordshire -2 4 £400 -8.57% 1
Leicestershire -5 4 £215 - 2
Scotland -15 4 £350 - 7
Cambridgeshire - 4 - -

Dell
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 307 (66.88%) Windows
2 205 (44.66%) Active Directory
3 198 (43.14%) Microsoft
4 190 (41.39%) VMware
5 164 (35.73%) HP
6 161 (35.08%) Windows Server
7 145 (31.59%) Cisco
8 140 (30.50%) VMware Infrastructure
9 118 (25.71%) Windows Server 2008
10 103 (22.44%) Citrix
11 97 (21.13%) Linux
12 92 (20.04%) SAN
13 85 (18.52%) ITIL
13 85 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
14 83 (18.08%) PowerShell
14 83 (18.08%) Migration
15 81 (17.65%) SQL
15 81 (17.65%) SCCM
16 79 (17.21%) MS Exchange
17 77 (16.78%) Windows 7
18 75 (16.34%) DNS
19 74 (16.12%) Firewall
20 73 (15.90%) Microsoft Certification
21 71 (15.47%) MS Excel
22 69 (15.03%) EMC
22 69 (15.03%) Data Centre
23 66 (14.38%) IBM
24 64 (13.94%) TCP/IP
25 63 (13.73%) Windows XP
25 63 (13.73%) Finance

Dell
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 79 (17.21%) MS Exchange
2 45 (9.80%) Exchange Server 2010
3 40 (8.71%) SharePoint
4 34 (7.41%) Lync
5 33 (7.19%) IIS
6 31 (6.75%) Exchange Server 2013
7 25 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2007
8 22 (4.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 21 (4.58%) Apache
10 20 (4.36%) OpenStack
11 18 (3.92%) IBM Notes
12 13 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2003
13 11 (2.40%) IBM Domino
13 11 (2.40%) Tomcat
14 10 (2.18%) WebSphere
15 7 (1.53%) nginx
16 5 (1.09%) JBoss
17 4 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
17 4 (0.87%) NetWeaver
17 4 (0.87%) WebLogic
Applications
1 71 (15.47%) MS Excel
2 49 (10.68%) MS Office
3 18 (3.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (1.74%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.31%) Acrobat
6 4 (0.87%) HipChat
7 3 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 6 (1.31%) SAP Payroll
2 4 (0.87%) Relativity
3 3 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.44%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.44%) SAP HCM
4 2 (0.44%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.22%) BigMachines
5 1 (0.22%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.22%) Remedy AR System
5 1 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.22%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 39 (8.50%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (7.84%) Office 365
3 27 (5.88%) Boomi
3 27 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (3.27%) Azure Active Directory
5 13 (2.83%) SuccessFactors
6 4 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.87%) SaaS
7 3 (0.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.44%) Force.com
8 2 (0.44%) OneDrive
8 2 (0.44%) PaaS
9 1 (0.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.22%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 92 (20.04%) SAN
2 75 (16.34%) DNS
3 74 (16.12%) Firewall
4 64 (13.94%) TCP/IP
5 59 (12.85%) DHCP
6 47 (10.24%) LAN
7 44 (9.59%) VPN
8 42 (9.15%) WAN
9 31 (6.75%) NAS
10 27 (5.88%) iSCSI
11 22 (4.79%) VLAN
12 20 (4.36%) Network Security
13 18 (3.92%) Internet
14 17 (3.70%) HTTP
14 17 (3.70%) Wireless
15 16 (3.49%) LDAP
16 15 (3.27%) SSL
16 15 (3.27%) VoIP
16 15 (3.27%) Wi-Fi
17 13 (2.83%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (10.02%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.70%) MySQL
3 14 (3.05%) Azure SQL Database
3 14 (3.05%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (2.40%) Big Data
5 10 (2.18%) Oracle Database
6 7 (1.53%) MongoDB
7 6 (1.31%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (0.65%) Couchbase
9 3 (0.65%) Hadoop
9 3 (0.65%) SAP HANA
9 3 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.44%) HPCC
10 2 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.22%) Oracle Discoverer
11 1 (0.22%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 34 (7.41%) Git (software)
2 31 (6.75%) Subversion
3 25 (5.45%) Jenkins
4 23 (5.01%) JIRA
5 20 (4.36%) Hudson
5 20 (4.36%) Maven
6 16 (3.49%) Ant
7 5 (1.09%) MSI
8 4 (0.87%) Gradle
8 4 (0.87%) IntelliJ
8 4 (0.87%) Vagrant
9 3 (0.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (0.65%) Cucumber
9 3 (0.65%) JConsole
9 3 (0.65%) JMeter
9 3 (0.65%) JProfiler
9 3 (0.65%) Selenium
9 3 (0.65%) VisualVM
9 3 (0.65%) YourKit
10 2 (0.44%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 63 (13.73%) Finance
2 36 (7.84%) Banking
3 11 (2.40%) Telecoms
4 8 (1.74%) Investment Banking
4 8 (1.74%) Retail
5 6 (1.31%) Automotive
5 6 (1.31%) Billing
5 6 (1.31%) Games
6 5 (1.09%) Legal
6 5 (1.09%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.87%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.65%) Marketing
9 2 (0.44%) Back Office
9 2 (0.44%) Front Office
9 2 (0.44%) Law
10 1 (0.22%) Advertising
10 1 (0.22%) Electronics
10 1 (0.22%) Local Government
10 1 (0.22%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 59 (12.85%) Analyst
2 55 (11.98%) Architect
3 50 (10.89%) Support Engineer
4 42 (9.15%) Consultant
5 38 (8.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 31 (6.75%) Desktop Support
6 31 (6.75%) Infrastructure Architect
7 21 (4.58%) Desktop Engineer
7 21 (4.58%) Windows Engineer
8 20 (4.36%) VMware Engineer
9 19 (4.14%) Administrator
9 19 (4.14%) Support Analyst
10 18 (3.92%) DevOps Engineer
10 18 (3.92%) Systems Engineer
11 16 (3.49%) Linux Engineer
12 15 (3.27%) Systems Administrator
13 14 (3.05%) 3rd Line Support
13 14 (3.05%) Cloud Engineer
14 13 (2.83%) Desktop Analyst
14 13 (2.83%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (3.92%) Web Services
2 14 (3.05%) LAMP
3 11 (2.40%) LAPP Stack
4 10 (2.18%) Middleware
5 6 (1.31%) .NET
5 6 (1.31%) SOAP
6 5 (1.09%) REST
7 4 (0.87%) jQuery
7 4 (0.87%) SailPoint
8 3 (0.65%) ActiveMQ
8 3 (0.65%) Java EE
8 3 (0.65%) JMS
8 3 (0.65%) LEMP Stack
9 2 (0.44%) 802.1X
9 2 (0.44%) JSON
9 2 (0.44%) ODBC
9 2 (0.44%) XML
10 1 (0.22%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.22%) boto
10 1 (0.22%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 69 (15.03%) Data Centre
2 37 (8.06%) Clustering
3 29 (6.32%) Blackberry
4 20 (4.36%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
6 15 (3.27%) Video Conferencing
7 14 (3.05%) Computer Science
8 12 (2.61%) EMC VNX
9 11 (2.40%) Driving Licence
9 11 (2.40%) EqualLogic
10 10 (2.18%) FlexPod
10 10 (2.18%) VCE vBlock
11 9 (1.96%) Management Information System
11 9 (1.96%) Public Cloud
12 7 (1.53%) Celerra
12 7 (1.53%) EMC VMAX
12 7 (1.53%) Private Cloud
13 6 (1.31%) CLARiiON
13 6 (1.31%) Client/Server
14 5 (1.09%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 307 (66.88%) Windows
2 161 (35.08%) Windows Server
3 118 (25.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 97 (21.13%) Linux
5 85 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 77 (16.78%) Windows 7
7 63 (13.73%) Windows XP
8 50 (10.89%) Windows Server 2003
9 44 (9.59%) Unix
10 24 (5.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 23 (5.01%) AIX
12 20 (4.36%) CentOS
13 15 (3.27%) VMS
14 14 (3.05%) Solaris
15 13 (2.83%) Apple iOS
15 13 (2.83%) Windows 2000
15 13 (2.83%) Windows 8
16 10 (2.18%) SUSE
16 10 (2.18%) Ubuntu
17 8 (1.74%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (18.52%) ITIL
2 83 (18.08%) Migration
3 39 (8.50%) Configuration Management
4 34 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (7.41%) Service Management
5 33 (7.19%) Change Management
6 32 (6.97%) Disaster Recovery
7 27 (5.88%) DevOps
8 25 (5.45%) Identity Access Management
9 20 (4.36%) Incident Management
10 19 (4.14%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (4.14%) Problem Management
11 18 (3.92%) Root Cause Analysis
11 18 (3.92%) Service Delivery
11 18 (3.92%) Software Deployment
12 17 (3.70%) Open Source
12 17 (3.70%) Use Case
13 16 (3.49%) Data Protection
14 13 (2.83%) Information Security
14 13 (2.83%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 83 (18.08%) PowerShell
2 81 (17.65%) SQL
3 36 (7.84%) Python
4 23 (5.01%) Perl
4 23 (5.01%) Ruby
5 22 (4.79%) Java
6 15 (3.27%) Bash Shell
7 7 (1.53%) T-SQL
7 7 (1.53%) VBScript
8 6 (1.31%) JavaScript
8 6 (1.31%) PHP
9 3 (0.65%) Korn
9 3 (0.65%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.44%) Groovy
10 2 (0.44%) Jython
10 2 (0.44%) VB
11 1 (0.22%) ABAP
11 1 (0.22%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.22%) C
11 1 (0.22%) C#
Qualifications
1 73 (15.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 45 (9.80%) MCSE
3 39 (8.50%) Security Cleared
4 36 (7.84%) SC Cleared
5 27 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
6 26 (5.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 23 (5.01%) Degree
8 22 (4.79%) CCNA
9 16 (3.49%) MCP
10 15 (3.27%) CCNP
10 15 (3.27%) MCSA
11 7 (1.53%) BPSS Clearance
11 7 (1.53%) MCITP
12 6 (1.31%) CCDA
12 6 (1.31%) JNCIA
12 6 (1.31%) JNCIP
12 6 (1.31%) JNCIS
13 5 (1.09%) VCP5
14 4 (0.87%) Microsoft Certified Architect
14 4 (0.87%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (6.54%) SLA
2 15 (3.27%) PCI DSS
3 13 (2.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (1.96%) QA
5 3 (0.65%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.44%) GAAP
6 2 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.22%) COBIT
7 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.22%) HIPAA
System Software
1 205 (44.66%) Active Directory
2 140 (30.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 63 (13.73%) Hyper-V
4 53 (11.55%) vSphere
5 35 (7.63%) VMware ESXi
6 28 (6.10%) XenApp
7 27 (5.88%) XenDesktop
8 18 (3.92%) Docker
9 17 (3.70%) NFS
9 17 (3.70%) vCloud
9 17 (3.70%) XenServer
10 15 (3.27%) VMware ESX
11 11 (2.40%) Xen
12 7 (1.53%) KVM
12 7 (1.53%) VMware Workstation
13 6 (1.31%) Microsoft App-V
14 4 (0.87%) Brightmail
14 4 (0.87%) ISA Server
14 4 (0.87%) oVirt
14 4 (0.87%) Samba
Systems Management
1 81 (17.65%) SCCM
2 46 (10.02%) Puppet
3 39 (8.50%) Opscode Chef
4 35 (7.63%) SCOM
5 19 (4.14%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 18 (3.92%) Backup Exec
7 17 (3.70%) Ansible
8 14 (3.05%) WSUS
9 12 (2.61%) Salt
9 12 (2.61%) ZABBIX
10 11 (2.40%) Nagios
11 10 (2.18%) Norton AntiVirus
12 9 (1.96%) DatAdvantage
12 9 (1.96%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 7 (1.53%) EMC VPLEX
13 7 (1.53%) NetBackup
13 7 (1.53%) SCOrch
13 7 (1.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 6 (1.31%) BladeLogic
14 6 (1.31%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 198 (43.14%) Microsoft
2 190 (41.39%) VMware
3 164 (35.73%) HP
4 145 (31.59%) Cisco
5 103 (22.44%) Citrix
6 69 (15.03%) EMC
7 66 (14.38%) IBM
8 39 (8.50%) Red Hat
8 39 (8.50%) Symantec
9 37 (8.06%) NetApp
10 34 (7.41%) Oracle
11 21 (4.58%) Juniper
12 20 (4.36%) Lotus
13 18 (3.92%) McAfee
13 18 (3.92%) SAP
14 17 (3.70%) Splunk
15 16 (3.49%) IronPort
15 16 (3.49%) Veeam
16 15 (3.27%) 3PAR
16 15 (3.27%) Apple
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