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 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dell
Rank 346 350 318
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -32
Contract jobs citing Dell 316 292 316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.54% 0.52% 0.59%
As % of the Vendors category 1.24% 1.13% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 150 139
Average daily rate
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£365 £325 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% +14.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £125 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £225
% change year-on-year
+27.27% +22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 27 44
Average hourly rate £14.45 £19.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.94% +20.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £14.20 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.35 £33.50 £32.22
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.43 £22.60 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-31.71% +0.42%

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
25534 25780 24676
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.74% 45.60% 46.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 15145 14434 13654
Average daily rate £400 £382 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.84% -0.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1095 1118 1116
Average hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £19.49
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -2.51%

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 2015. 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
England +1 287 £364 +7.77% 103
London +21 153 £375 -6.25% 23
South East +6 47 £363 +57.60% 22
City of London +32 42 £400 -3.61% 5
East of England +18 25 £310 +3.33% 4
South West -5 20 £253 -22.30% 30
Surrey +7 14 £250 -24.52% 4
West Midlands -5 14 £400 +60.00% 3
Wales - 13 £376 - 2
South Wales - 13 £376 - 2
Oxfordshire -8 12 £400 +18.51% 3
North West -49 12 £350 +30.59% 8
Hertfordshire - 12 £310 - 2
Cardiff - 12 £368 - 1
Manchester -16 9 £275 +57.14% 4
Bristol +2 8 £350 +34.61% 9
Worcestershire -4 8 £400 +17.64%
Wiltshire +1 7 £173 -27.36% 2
Essex -2 7 £350 - 2
Berkshire -3 7 £375 +45.63% 7
East Midlands -12 7 £298 +158.69% 2
Croydon -16 7 £500 +40.84% 1
Scotland -19 7 £294 -2.08% 6
Hampshire -4 5 £400 +6.67% 4
Edinburgh -14 5 £294 -2.08% 4
Worcester -5 4 £400 +17.64%
Redditch - 4 - -
Staines - 4 - -
Bedfordshire +13 3 £300 -
East Sussex +9 3 £218 - 1

Dell
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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.

1 385 (63.32%) Windows
2 252 (41.45%) Microsoft
3 241 (39.64%) VMware
4 236 (38.82%) Active Directory
5 228 (37.50%) HP
6 168 (27.63%) SAN
7 154 (25.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 142 (23.36%) Cisco
9 139 (22.86%) VMware Infrastructure
9 139 (22.86%) Windows Server 2012
10 135 (22.20%) ITIL
11 129 (21.22%) DNS
12 128 (21.05%) Citrix
13 111 (18.26%) Windows 7
14 101 (16.61%) SQL
15 100 (16.45%) MS Exchange
16 94 (15.46%) Finance
17 93 (15.30%) DHCP
18 92 (15.13%) Hyper-V
19 90 (14.80%) MS Office
20 89 (14.64%) Linux
21 88 (14.47%) TCP/IP
22 87 (14.31%) SCCM
23 84 (13.82%) MS Excel
24 83 (13.65%) Security Cleared
25 78 (12.83%) Windows Server 2003
26 77 (12.66%) PowerShell
27 76 (12.50%) vSphere
27 76 (12.50%) Firewall
27 76 (12.50%) Windows XP

Dell
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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
1 100 (16.45%) MS Exchange
2 47 (7.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 42 (6.91%) SharePoint
4 40 (6.58%) IIS
5 25 (4.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 25 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2013
6 24 (3.95%) Lync
7 18 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2007
8 15 (2.47%) CMS
8 15 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2003
8 15 (2.47%) OpenStack
9 12 (1.97%) WebSphere
9 12 (1.97%) Apache
10 10 (1.64%) IBM Notes
11 8 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
12 7 (1.15%) Lotus Domino
13 5 (0.82%) nginx
13 5 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
14 4 (0.66%) Tomcat
14 4 (0.66%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 90 (14.80%) MS Office
2 84 (13.82%) MS Excel
3 16 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (1.48%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.33%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 6 (0.99%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 3 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.49%) RMDS
2 3 (0.49%) SAP Business One
3 2 (0.33%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.33%) SAP HR
3 2 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.33%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.16%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.16%) TeleForm
Cloud Services
1 35 (5.76%) Office 365
2 32 (5.26%) Boomi
3 22 (3.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (3.62%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (2.14%) SaaS
5 7 (1.15%) SuccessFactors
6 4 (0.66%) PaaS
6 4 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.49%) IaaS
7 3 (0.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 3 (0.49%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.33%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.16%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 168 (27.63%) SAN
2 129 (21.22%) DNS
3 93 (15.30%) DHCP
4 88 (14.47%) TCP/IP
5 76 (12.50%) Firewall
6 75 (12.34%) LAN
7 69 (11.35%) WAN
8 48 (7.89%) VPN
9 46 (7.57%) VLAN
10 35 (5.76%) NAS
11 34 (5.59%) Network Security
12 33 (5.43%) SSL
13 30 (4.93%) Ethernet
14 27 (4.44%) LDAP
15 23 (3.78%) SNMP
15 23 (3.78%) Internet
16 22 (3.62%) Wireless
17 21 (3.45%) iSCSI
17 21 (3.45%) PCoIP
18 20 (3.29%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (10.36%) SQL Server
2 20 (3.29%) MySQL
3 16 (2.63%) Big Data
4 11 (1.81%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (1.48%) Hadoop
7 8 (1.32%) Oracle Database
8 7 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (0.66%) MongoDB
9 4 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.49%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.49%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (0.49%) SAP HANA
10 3 (0.49%) Couchbase
11 2 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.16%) Oracle Discoverer
12 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 11 (1.81%) Git (software)
2 9 (1.48%) Subversion
2 9 (1.48%) JIRA
3 8 (1.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 8 (1.32%) Jenkins
4 5 (0.82%) Maven
4 5 (0.82%) Ant
4 5 (0.82%) Hudson
5 3 (0.49%) JMeter
5 3 (0.49%) Selenium
5 3 (0.49%) JConsole
5 3 (0.49%) VisualVM
5 3 (0.49%) YourKit
5 3 (0.49%) JProfiler
5 3 (0.49%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.33%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.16%) PowerBuilder
7 1 (0.16%) MSI
7 1 (0.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.16%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 94 (15.46%) Finance
2 33 (5.43%) Banking
3 20 (3.29%) Telecoms
4 9 (1.48%) Law
4 9 (1.48%) Legal
5 8 (1.32%) Back Office
6 7 (1.15%) Investment Banking
7 6 (0.99%) Advertising
7 6 (0.99%) Automotive
8 5 (0.82%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.82%) Retail
9 4 (0.66%) Publishing
9 4 (0.66%) Marketing
10 3 (0.49%) French Language
10 3 (0.49%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.33%) Front Office
11 2 (0.33%) Electronics
11 2 (0.33%) Military
11 2 (0.33%) German Language
11 2 (0.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 73 (12.01%) Analyst
2 63 (10.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 62 (10.20%) Support Engineer
4 55 (9.05%) Desktop Support
5 48 (7.89%) Architect
6 44 (7.24%) 2nd Line Support
7 39 (6.41%) Consultant
8 36 (5.92%) Server Engineer
9 35 (5.76%) Desktop Engineer
9 35 (5.76%) Support Analyst
10 24 (3.95%) Administrator
10 24 (3.95%) 3rd Line Support
11 21 (3.45%) Hardware Engineer
12 20 (3.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
13 19 (3.13%) Network Engineer
14 18 (2.96%) Infrastructure Architect
15 17 (2.80%) Desktop Analyst
15 17 (2.80%) Technical Architect
15 17 (2.80%) Wintel Engineer
16 16 (2.63%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (3.95%) Web Services
2 12 (1.97%) SOAP
3 9 (1.48%) Middleware
3 9 (1.48%) REST
3 9 (1.48%) SailPoint
4 8 (1.32%) XML
5 6 (0.99%) 802.1X
5 6 (0.99%) JSON
6 5 (0.82%) .NET
7 4 (0.66%) J2EE
8 3 (0.49%) ODBC
8 3 (0.49%) JMS
8 3 (0.49%) ActiveMQ
8 3 (0.49%) Java EE
9 2 (0.33%) RESTful
9 2 (0.33%) WebSphere MQ
9 2 (0.33%) LAMP
9 2 (0.33%) HTML
10 1 (0.16%) DOM
10 1 (0.16%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 66 (10.86%) Data Centre
2 56 (9.21%) Analytical Skills
3 52 (8.55%) EqualLogic
4 34 (5.59%) Clustering
5 33 (5.43%) Blackberry
6 27 (4.44%) Replication
7 18 (2.96%) Management Information System
8 17 (2.80%) CLARiiON
8 17 (2.80%) Client/Server
9 16 (2.63%) PKI
10 13 (2.14%) EMC VNX
11 11 (1.81%) Public Cloud
11 11 (1.81%) Computer Science
11 11 (1.81%) iPhone
12 10 (1.64%) Smartphone
13 8 (1.32%) Fat Client
13 8 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
13 8 (1.32%) iPad
13 8 (1.32%) Thin Client
13 8 (1.32%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 385 (63.32%) Windows
2 154 (25.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 139 (22.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 111 (18.26%) Windows 7
5 89 (14.64%) Linux
6 78 (12.83%) Windows Server 2003
7 76 (12.50%) Windows XP
8 39 (6.41%) UNIX
9 34 (5.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 34 (5.59%) Android
10 29 (4.77%) Windows 8
11 19 (3.13%) Solaris
12 16 (2.63%) CentOS
13 15 (2.47%) Windows 2000 Server
14 13 (2.14%) Ubuntu
15 12 (1.97%) Mac OS X
15 12 (1.97%) SUSE
16 9 (1.48%) AIX
16 9 (1.48%) Data ONTAP
17 7 (1.15%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (22.20%) ITIL
2 63 (10.36%) Migration
3 49 (8.06%) Project Management
4 36 (5.92%) Disaster Recovery
5 34 (5.59%) Change Management
6 32 (5.26%) Service Management
7 25 (4.11%) Capacity Management
8 24 (3.95%) ITSM
9 23 (3.78%) Agile Software Development
10 22 (3.62%) Incident Management
10 22 (3.62%) Root Cause Analysis
11 21 (3.45%) Service Delivery
11 21 (3.45%) Configuration Management
12 20 (3.29%) Information Security
12 20 (3.29%) Data Protection
13 19 (3.13%) Problem Management
14 18 (2.96%) Identity Management
14 18 (2.96%) ETL
14 18 (2.96%) Software Deployment
15 17 (2.80%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 101 (16.61%) SQL
2 77 (12.66%) PowerShell
3 30 (4.93%) Python
4 29 (4.77%) Perl
5 26 (4.28%) Java
6 18 (2.96%) Bash Shell
7 15 (2.47%) C#
7 15 (2.47%) VB
8 14 (2.30%) VBScript
9 10 (1.64%) Ruby
9 10 (1.64%) Groovy
10 8 (1.32%) Shell Script
10 8 (1.32%) PHP
10 8 (1.32%) T-SQL
11 5 (0.82%) C
12 4 (0.66%) C++
13 3 (0.49%) JavaScript
13 3 (0.49%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.33%) VBA
14 2 (0.33%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 83 (13.65%) Security Cleared
2 67 (11.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 47 (7.73%) Cisco Certification
4 46 (7.57%) MCSE
5 35 (5.76%) SC Cleared
6 34 (5.59%) CCNA
7 22 (3.62%) CCNP
8 21 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 20 (3.29%) Degree
10 15 (2.47%) DV Cleared
11 14 (2.30%) MCSA
12 13 (2.14%) MCITP
13 12 (1.97%) MCP
14 10 (1.64%) MCDST
15 9 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
15 9 (1.48%) A+ Certification
16 8 (1.32%) Citrix Certification
17 7 (1.15%) VCP5
18 6 (0.99%) IBM Certification
19 5 (0.82%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.28%) SLA
2 14 (2.30%) PCI DSS
3 10 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (1.64%) QA
4 2 (0.33%) TickIT
5 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
System Software
1 236 (38.82%) Active Directory
2 139 (22.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 92 (15.13%) Hyper-V
4 76 (12.50%) vSphere
5 58 (9.54%) VMware ESXi
6 46 (7.57%) XenApp
7 32 (5.26%) VMware ESX
8 25 (4.11%) XenDesktop
9 16 (2.63%) NFS
10 14 (2.30%) vCloud
11 13 (2.14%) DFS Replication
12 10 (1.64%) Terminal Services
12 10 (1.64%) XenServer
13 9 (1.48%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 9 (1.48%) Microsoft App-V
14 7 (1.15%) Docker
15 6 (0.99%) SRDF
15 6 (0.99%) EMC RecoverPoint
16 5 (0.82%) Veritas Volume Manager
17 3 (0.49%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 87 (14.31%) SCCM
2 33 (5.43%) SCOM
3 27 (4.44%) Puppet
4 23 (3.78%) NetBackup
5 17 (2.80%) WSUS
6 15 (2.47%) Opscode Chef
7 14 (2.30%) Backup Exec
8 11 (1.81%) Nagios
8 11 (1.81%) SCOrch
9 10 (1.64%) ARCserve
10 9 (1.48%) Tivoli
10 9 (1.48%) SCVMM
10 9 (1.48%) Cacti
11 8 (1.32%) ZABBIX
12 7 (1.15%) McAfee ePO
12 7 (1.15%) EMC VPLEX
13 6 (0.99%) SnapMirror
13 6 (0.99%) SnapVault
13 6 (0.99%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 6 (0.99%) DatAdvantage
Vendors
1 252 (41.45%) Microsoft
2 241 (39.64%) VMware
3 228 (37.50%) HP
4 142 (23.36%) Cisco
5 128 (21.05%) Citrix
6 72 (11.84%) IBM
7 66 (10.86%) Oracle
8 63 (10.36%) EMC
9 57 (9.38%) NetApp
10 51 (8.39%) Red Hat
11 39 (6.41%) CommVault
12 36 (5.92%) Symantec
13 35 (5.76%) Dell Compellent
14 34 (5.59%) Juniper
15 32 (5.26%) Apple
16 28 (4.61%) McAfee
17 25 (4.11%) 3PAR
18 24 (3.95%) CheckPoint
19 22 (3.62%) Veeam
20 21 (3.45%) Brocade
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £150 - £180 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mason Frank International
Posted: Yesterday
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £401 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hove, East Sussex
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £90.00 - £110.00 per day + n/a
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 200 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
St. Albans
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions
Rate: Competitive Day Rate
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £150 - £250 per day +
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £36000 - £41000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £36000 - £41000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
Spinnaker Red
Rate: From £480 to £500 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
City, London
Spinnaker Red
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £200 - £250 per day +
Posted: 15 days ago
Cornwall
Computer Futures
Rate: £100 - £125 per day + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Cornwall
Computer Futures
Rate: £100 - £150 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Chippenham
Computer Futures
Rate: £100 - £150 per day + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £100 - £120 per day + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago