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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dell
Rank 343 328 311
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -17
Contract jobs citing Dell 273 265 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.50% 0.52% 0.56%
As % of the Vendors category 1.11% 1.12% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 109 112
Average daily rate
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£350 £280 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £138 £126
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £250 £325
% change year-on-year
+32.00% -23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 37 58
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.79 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £24.50 £21.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%

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
24605 23641 23338
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.36% 46.18% 47.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 14694 13385 12165
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1147 1102 1371
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.37
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £36.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 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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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 -11 256 £350 +20.68% 67
London +40 113 £388 +19.23% 31
South East -7 60 £368 +44.11% 8
City of London +15 31 £475 +35.71% 7
Berkshire +18 27 £344 +29.71% 1
East Midlands +23 22 £425 +13.33% 3
East of England -13 22 £300 +20.00% 2
Hertfordshire - 13 £425 -
North West -35 12 £260 +73.33% 4
West Midlands -6 11 £263 -19.23% 7
Scotland -12 11 £395 +38.59%
Hampshire -17 11 £368 +1.37% 3
Watford - 10 £400 -
Bracknell +7 9 £248 -
South West -38 9 £190 +8.57% 8
Northamptonshire - 9 £110 -
Glasgow +1 8 £330 -22.35%
Slough - 8 £363 -
Surrey +1 6 £408 - 2
Merseyside -2 6 £260 +73.33%
Yorkshire -13 6 £285 - 4
Buckinghamshire -12 5 £347 - 1
Hounslow - 5 - -
Nottinghamshire +3 4 - -
Birmingham -7 4 £300 - 3
Manchester -10 4 £150 - 2
West Sussex -11 4 - -
West Yorkshire -14 4 £285 - 3
Oxfordshire -19 4 £425 +198.24% 1
Milton Keynes - 4 £347 - 1

Dell
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

1 361 (64.01%) Windows
2 246 (43.62%) Microsoft
2 246 (43.62%) HP
3 225 (39.89%) Active Directory
4 222 (39.36%) VMware
5 156 (27.66%) Windows Server 2008
6 141 (25.00%) SAN
7 138 (24.47%) ITIL
8 135 (23.94%) VMware Infrastructure
9 131 (23.23%) DNS
10 126 (22.34%) Windows 7
11 125 (22.16%) Cisco
12 123 (21.81%) Windows Server 2003
13 119 (21.10%) MS Exchange
14 108 (19.15%) Citrix
15 96 (17.02%) Windows Server 2012
16 94 (16.67%) Hyper-V
17 91 (16.13%) DHCP
18 89 (15.78%) Migration
19 85 (15.07%) SCCM
19 85 (15.07%) MS Excel
20 83 (14.72%) MS Office
21 79 (14.01%) vSphere
22 76 (13.48%) Windows XP
23 75 (13.30%) TCP/IP
23 75 (13.30%) PowerShell
24 73 (12.94%) IBM
25 72 (12.77%) Linux
25 72 (12.77%) Security Cleared
26 71 (12.59%) Firewall

Dell
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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
1 119 (21.10%) MS Exchange
2 61 (10.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 50 (8.87%) Lync
4 43 (7.62%) IIS
5 42 (7.45%) SharePoint
6 31 (5.50%) Exchange Server 2003
7 25 (4.43%) Exchange Server 2013
8 18 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2007
9 16 (2.84%) IBM Notes
10 14 (2.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 11 (1.95%) Apache
12 9 (1.60%) Lotus Domino
13 8 (1.42%) WebSphere
13 8 (1.42%) OpenStack
14 7 (1.24%) SharePoint 2010
14 7 (1.24%) JBoss
15 6 (1.06%) WebLogic
16 3 (0.53%) Exchange Server 5.5
16 3 (0.53%) Site Server
16 3 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 85 (15.07%) MS Excel
2 83 (14.72%) MS Office
3 14 (2.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.06%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.71%) MS Project
6 2 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.18%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.18%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 13 (2.30%) ResourceLink
2 1 (0.18%) SAP HCM
2 1 (0.18%) Eikon
2 1 (0.18%) Workday HCM
2 1 (0.18%) BPCS
2 1 (0.18%) Lawson
2 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 25 (4.43%) Office 365
2 17 (3.01%) SaaS
3 15 (2.66%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (2.48%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 141 (25.00%) SAN
2 131 (23.23%) DNS
3 91 (16.13%) DHCP
4 75 (13.30%) TCP/IP
5 71 (12.59%) Firewall
6 63 (11.17%) VPN
7 48 (8.51%) LAN
8 42 (7.45%) WAN
9 38 (6.74%) NAS
10 35 (6.21%) VLAN
11 27 (4.79%) iSCSI
12 25 (4.43%) NetScaler
13 22 (3.90%) Cisco ASA
13 22 (3.90%) Wireless
14 21 (3.72%) Fibre Channel
14 21 (3.72%) Internet
15 20 (3.55%) Wi-Fi
15 20 (3.55%) LDAP
16 16 (2.84%) Cisco IOS
17 15 (2.66%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (6.56%) SQL Server
2 19 (3.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (1.95%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (1.24%) MySQL
5 5 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (0.71%) Oracle Database
6 4 (0.71%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (0.71%) SQLPlus
7 3 (0.53%) SQL Server 7
8 1 (0.18%) DB2
8 1 (0.18%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.18%) Informix
8 1 (0.18%) Cognos Impromptu
8 1 (0.18%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.18%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.18%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.18%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.18%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.18%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (0.71%) MSI
2 3 (0.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (0.35%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.35%) Subversion
4 1 (0.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.18%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.18%) WinDbg
General
1 62 (10.99%) Finance
2 26 (4.61%) Banking
3 17 (3.01%) Investment Banking
4 16 (2.84%) Telecoms
5 11 (1.95%) Retail
6 8 (1.42%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.24%) Games
8 6 (1.06%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.71%) Back Office
9 4 (0.71%) Law
9 4 (0.71%) Legal
9 4 (0.71%) Marketing
10 2 (0.35%) French Language
10 2 (0.35%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (0.35%) Military
11 1 (0.18%) Advertising
11 1 (0.18%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.18%) Local Government
11 1 (0.18%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.18%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 74 (13.12%) Architect
2 65 (11.52%) Consultant
3 64 (11.35%) Analyst
4 54 (9.57%) Support Engineer
5 47 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 38 (6.74%) Desktop Support
7 32 (5.67%) 3rd Line Support
8 27 (4.79%) Desktop Engineer
9 26 (4.61%) Support Analyst
10 22 (3.90%) Infrastructure Architect
11 21 (3.72%) Server Engineer
11 21 (3.72%) Systems Engineer
11 21 (3.72%) 2nd Line Support
12 20 (3.55%) VMware Engineer
13 19 (3.37%) Enterprise Architect
14 18 (3.19%) Desktop Support Engineer
14 18 (3.19%) IT Support
15 17 (3.01%) Technical Consultant
16 16 (2.84%) Network Engineer
16 16 (2.84%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.30%) .NET
2 9 (1.60%) Middleware
3 8 (1.42%) Application Packaging
4 5 (0.89%) SOAP
4 5 (0.89%) REST
5 4 (0.71%) SailPoint
5 4 (0.71%) Web Services
5 4 (0.71%) WebSphere MQ
5 4 (0.71%) .NET Framework
6 3 (0.53%) X-Windows
7 2 (0.35%) LAMP
7 2 (0.35%) XML
7 2 (0.35%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
8 1 (0.18%) SAML
8 1 (0.18%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (0.18%) JSP
8 1 (0.18%) Apache Flex
8 1 (0.18%) YAML
8 1 (0.18%) OAuth
8 1 (0.18%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 46 (8.16%) Blackberry
2 39 (6.91%) Clustering
3 33 (5.85%) Replication
4 30 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (4.26%) EqualLogic
6 20 (3.55%) PDA
7 15 (2.66%) Management Information System
8 12 (2.13%) Client/Server
9 10 (1.77%) Thin Client
9 10 (1.77%) Fat Client
10 9 (1.60%) PKI
10 9 (1.60%) CLARiiON
11 7 (1.24%) NHS
11 7 (1.24%) Online Games
11 7 (1.24%) iPhone
11 7 (1.24%) iPad
12 6 (1.06%) Hedge funds
12 6 (1.06%) CESG
12 6 (1.06%) HACMP
13 5 (0.89%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 361 (64.01%) Windows
2 156 (27.66%) Windows Server 2008
3 126 (22.34%) Windows 7
4 123 (21.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 96 (17.02%) Windows Server 2012
6 76 (13.48%) Windows XP
7 72 (12.77%) Linux
8 35 (6.21%) UNIX
9 26 (4.61%) Windows 8
10 25 (4.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 19 (3.37%) Windows Vista
12 14 (2.48%) Solaris
12 14 (2.48%) AIX
13 10 (1.77%) Windows 2000 Server
14 6 (1.06%) HPUX
14 6 (1.06%) Windows 2000
14 6 (1.06%) SUSE
15 5 (0.89%) Android
16 4 (0.71%) CentOS
16 4 (0.71%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (24.47%) ITIL
2 89 (15.78%) Migration
3 31 (5.50%) Project Management
4 30 (5.32%) Disaster Recovery
5 28 (4.96%) Identity Management
6 24 (4.26%) Asset Management
7 23 (4.08%) Performance Monitoring
8 21 (3.72%) Configuration Management
9 20 (3.55%) Problem Management
10 18 (3.19%) Incident Management
10 18 (3.19%) Time Management
10 18 (3.19%) Root Cause Analysis
11 16 (2.84%) Performance Tuning
11 16 (2.84%) Data Protection
12 15 (2.66%) Change Management
13 13 (2.30%) Service Delivery
13 13 (2.30%) Service Management
13 13 (2.30%) Capacity Planning
14 12 (2.13%) PRINCE2
14 12 (2.13%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 75 (13.30%) PowerShell
2 69 (12.23%) SQL
3 23 (4.08%) VBScript
4 20 (3.55%) Java
4 20 (3.55%) Perl
5 18 (3.19%) PL/SQL
5 18 (3.19%) Python
6 17 (3.01%) Shell Script
7 15 (2.66%) C
8 14 (2.48%) C#
8 14 (2.48%) VB
8 14 (2.48%) VBA
9 7 (1.24%) PHP
10 5 (0.89%) Bash Shell
11 4 (0.71%) C++
12 2 (0.35%) Korn
13 1 (0.18%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.18%) JCL
13 1 (0.18%) Ruby
13 1 (0.18%) MUMPS
Qualifications
1 72 (12.77%) Security Cleared
2 61 (10.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 51 (9.04%) SC Cleared
4 40 (7.09%) MCSE
5 32 (5.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 23 (4.08%) MCITP
7 22 (3.90%) Cisco Certification
8 20 (3.55%) Degree
9 19 (3.37%) MCP
10 18 (3.19%) CCNA
11 12 (2.13%) MCSA
12 11 (1.95%) A+ Certification
12 11 (1.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 10 (1.77%) Dell Certification
14 8 (1.42%) CCNP
14 8 (1.42%) DV Cleared
14 8 (1.42%) RHCT
15 6 (1.06%) MCDST
16 4 (0.71%) RHCSA
16 4 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.79%) SLA
2 6 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (1.06%) QA
3 4 (0.71%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.35%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 225 (39.89%) Active Directory
2 135 (23.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 94 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 79 (14.01%) vSphere
5 39 (6.91%) XenApp
6 35 (6.21%) VMware ESX
7 33 (5.85%) XenDesktop
8 30 (5.32%) VMware ESXi
9 15 (2.66%) Terminal Services
9 15 (2.66%) XenServer
10 13 (2.30%) Microsoft App-V
11 12 (2.13%) DFS Replication
11 12 (2.13%) NFS
12 10 (1.77%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 9 (1.60%) vCloud
14 8 (1.42%) MetaFrame
14 8 (1.42%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 8 (1.42%) VMware Server
15 6 (1.06%) Xen
15 6 (1.06%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 85 (15.07%) SCCM
2 39 (6.91%) SCOM
3 22 (3.90%) NetBackup
4 19 (3.37%) Backup Exec
5 17 (3.01%) SCVMM
5 17 (3.01%) Puppet
6 16 (2.84%) SCOrch
7 15 (2.66%) WSUS
8 12 (2.13%) HP SIM
9 11 (1.95%) Norton AntiVirus
9 11 (1.95%) Tivoli
10 10 (1.77%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 8 (1.42%) EdgeSight
11 8 (1.42%) Nagios
12 7 (1.24%) OpenView
13 5 (0.89%) BladeLogic
13 5 (0.89%) Oracle Identity Manager
13 5 (0.89%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 4 (0.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 4 (0.71%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 246 (43.62%) Microsoft
1 246 (43.62%) HP
2 222 (39.36%) VMware
3 125 (22.16%) Cisco
4 108 (19.15%) Citrix
5 73 (12.94%) IBM
6 58 (10.28%) EMC
6 58 (10.28%) NetApp
7 50 (8.87%) Symantec
8 46 (8.16%) Oracle
9 34 (6.03%) Red Hat
10 33 (5.85%) Sun
11 29 (5.14%) CheckPoint
12 22 (3.90%) CommVault
13 19 (3.37%) Veeam
14 18 (3.19%) Veritas
15 17 (3.01%) Lotus
15 17 (3.01%) Juniper
15 17 (3.01%) SAP
15 17 (3.01%) SonicWALL
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Posted: 5 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 5 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 450-550 Per Day
Posted: 9 days ago
South West London
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Rate: From £200 to £250 per day £250 a day
Posted: 11 days ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Lewis Paige
Rate: £300 - £420 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Telecom-Pro Services
Rate: From £12 to £18 per hour
Posted: 23 days ago