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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dell
Rank 348 375 324
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -51
Contract jobs citing Dell 291 221 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.54% 0.42% 0.51%
As % of the Vendors category 1.19% 0.93% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 106 89
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£350 £281 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.55% -13.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £136 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £400 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £264 £325
% change year-on-year
+32.70% -18.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 30 56
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £15.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +40.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £11.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £31.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-28.00% +63.93%

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
24357 23653 22103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.97% 44.93% 46.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 14074 13450 11763
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £222 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1123 1058 1214
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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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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 +22 267 £350 +24.00% 89
London +27 120 £363 +23.40% 37
South East +22 70 £355 +29.09% 15
East of England +16 26 £358 -10.62% 5
City of London +4 22 £425 +61.90% 13
Oxfordshire -6 17 £488 - 2
North West -35 15 £350 +40.00% 5
Surrey +7 13 £203 -31.06% 5
Hertfordshire +6 13 £350 +40.00% 2
West Midlands -3 13 £125 -57.62% 7
Berkshire 0 12 £458 +190.47% 4
Scotland -7 12 £285 +35.71% 1
Cambridgeshire +8 9 £365 - 1
Oxford -5 9 £475 - 1
New Malden - 9 - - 4
Aberdeen +11 8 £115 -
South West +9 8 £300 -7.69% 9
Manchester -7 7 £675 +377.87% 5
West Sussex -11 7 - - 1
Crawley +2 6 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne -5 6 £120 - 1
Croydon -6 6 £406 +96.96%
West Yorkshire -8 6 - - 3
Tyne and Wear -8 6 £120 - 1
North East -8 6 £120 - 1
Yorkshire -15 6 - - 6
East Sussex - 6 £350 -
Cambridge - 6 £365 - 1
Wiltshire +6 5 £358 - 2
Lancashire -2 5 £301 +17.96%

Dell
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 315 (60.34%) Windows
2 246 (47.13%) Microsoft
3 240 (45.98%) VMware
4 229 (43.87%) HP
5 195 (37.36%) Active Directory
6 157 (30.08%) SAN
7 143 (27.39%) VMware Infrastructure
8 142 (27.20%) Citrix
9 139 (26.63%) Windows Server 2008
10 132 (25.29%) ITIL
11 106 (20.31%) Cisco
11 106 (20.31%) Windows Server 2012
12 102 (19.54%) Hyper-V
13 97 (18.58%) SQL
14 90 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003
15 88 (16.86%) Security Cleared
16 86 (16.48%) vSphere
17 85 (16.28%) DNS
18 81 (15.52%) IBM
18 81 (15.52%) Windows 7
19 74 (14.18%) TCP/IP
19 74 (14.18%) MS Exchange
20 73 (13.98%) MS Office
21 72 (13.79%) MS Excel
21 72 (13.79%) SCCM
22 68 (13.03%) XenApp
23 67 (12.84%) Linux
24 64 (12.26%) Finance
25 61 (11.69%) DHCP
25 61 (11.69%) NetApp

Dell
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 74 (14.18%) MS Exchange
2 48 (9.20%) IIS
3 47 (9.00%) SharePoint
4 24 (4.60%) Exchange Server 2010
5 21 (4.02%) Lync
6 18 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
7 17 (3.26%) OpenStack
8 16 (3.07%) Exchange Server 2007
9 13 (2.49%) WebSphere
10 12 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2013
11 10 (1.92%) CMS
11 10 (1.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 9 (1.72%) Apache
13 8 (1.53%) SharePoint 2010
14 4 (0.77%) NetWeaver
15 3 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
15 3 (0.57%) WordPress
15 3 (0.57%) Tomcat
15 3 (0.57%) JBoss
15 3 (0.57%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 73 (13.98%) MS Office
2 72 (13.79%) MS Excel
3 13 (2.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (1.53%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.19%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.57%) RMDS
1 3 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.57%) SAP ERP
2 2 (0.38%) ResourceLink
2 2 (0.38%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.19%) TeleForm
3 1 (0.19%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.19%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 27 (5.17%) Office 365
2 23 (4.41%) Boomi
3 10 (1.92%) SuccessFactors
4 9 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (1.34%) SaaS
6 5 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (0.77%) Mimecast
8 3 (0.57%) PaaS
9 2 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.19%) Yammer
10 1 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.19%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 157 (30.08%) SAN
2 85 (16.28%) DNS
3 74 (14.18%) TCP/IP
4 61 (11.69%) DHCP
5 53 (10.15%) Firewall
5 53 (10.15%) WAN
6 51 (9.77%) LAN
7 46 (8.81%) NetScaler
8 45 (8.62%) NAS
9 30 (5.75%) VPN
10 27 (5.17%) VLAN
11 23 (4.41%) iSCSI
11 23 (4.41%) SSL
12 18 (3.45%) LDAP
12 18 (3.45%) MPLS
12 18 (3.45%) Network Security
13 17 (3.26%) Fibre Channel
13 17 (3.26%) Ethernet
14 14 (2.68%) SMTP
15 12 (2.30%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (7.47%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.34%) Big Data
2 7 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (1.15%) MySQL
3 6 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (0.96%) Oracle Database
4 5 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (0.57%) SQLPlus
5 3 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.38%) Oracle9i Database
6 2 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.38%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.19%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (0.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (0.38%) Introscope
2 2 (0.38%) MSI
3 1 (0.19%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.19%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.19%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.19%) PowerBuilder
3 1 (0.19%) Subversion
3 1 (0.19%) JIRA
General
1 64 (12.26%) Finance
2 19 (3.64%) Banking
3 13 (2.49%) Telecoms
4 11 (2.11%) Back Office
5 9 (1.72%) Manufacturing
5 9 (1.72%) Marketing
6 6 (1.15%) Retail
6 6 (1.15%) Law
7 5 (0.96%) Investment Banking
8 4 (0.77%) Local Government
9 3 (0.57%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.57%) Legal
9 3 (0.57%) Automotive
10 2 (0.38%) Military
10 2 (0.38%) Front Office
11 1 (0.19%) Advertising
11 1 (0.19%) Games
Job Titles
1 77 (14.75%) Analyst
2 56 (10.73%) Support Engineer
2 56 (10.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 40 (7.66%) Consultant
4 39 (7.47%) Architect
5 36 (6.90%) Desktop Support
5 36 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support
5 36 (6.90%) Desktop Engineer
6 34 (6.51%) Server Engineer
6 34 (6.51%) 3rd Line Support
6 34 (6.51%) Support Analyst
7 22 (4.21%) IT Support
8 19 (3.64%) Administrator
9 17 (3.26%) Security Engineer
10 16 (3.07%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 15 (2.87%) Wintel Analyst
11 15 (2.87%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 15 (2.87%) Wintel Engineer
11 15 (2.87%) Project Manager
12 14 (2.68%) Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (3.45%) Middleware
2 13 (2.49%) .NET
3 10 (1.92%) Web Services
3 10 (1.92%) SailPoint
4 5 (0.96%) XML
5 4 (0.77%) WebSphere MQ
5 4 (0.77%) J2EE
5 4 (0.77%) SOAP
6 3 (0.57%) REST
6 3 (0.57%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
6 3 (0.57%) DOM
6 3 (0.57%) JAXB
7 2 (0.38%) Java EE
7 2 (0.38%) SAML
7 2 (0.38%) ODBC
7 2 (0.38%) HTML
7 2 (0.38%) OAuth
8 1 (0.19%) RESTful
8 1 (0.19%) CSS
8 1 (0.19%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 38 (7.28%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (6.51%) Clustering
2 34 (6.51%) EqualLogic
3 31 (5.94%) Replication
4 29 (5.56%) PKI
5 24 (4.60%) Blackberry
6 18 (3.45%) Management Information System
7 11 (2.11%) Client/Server
8 10 (1.92%) Fat Client
8 10 (1.92%) Thin Client
9 9 (1.72%) NHS
10 7 (1.34%) Public Cloud
10 7 (1.34%) Enterprise Storage
10 7 (1.34%) iPhone
10 7 (1.34%) HACMP
10 7 (1.34%) Computer Science
11 5 (0.96%) iPad
11 5 (0.96%) Smartphone
12 4 (0.77%) CMDB
12 4 (0.77%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 315 (60.34%) Windows
2 139 (26.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 106 (20.31%) Windows Server 2012
4 90 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003
5 81 (15.52%) Windows 7
6 67 (12.84%) Linux
7 52 (9.96%) Windows XP
8 30 (5.75%) UNIX
9 28 (5.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 16 (3.07%) Android
11 15 (2.87%) Windows 8
12 14 (2.68%) Solaris
13 13 (2.49%) Windows 2000 Server
14 10 (1.92%) AIX
15 8 (1.53%) SUSE
15 8 (1.53%) CentOS
16 5 (0.96%) Mac OS X
16 5 (0.96%) Ubuntu
16 5 (0.96%) Windows Vista
17 4 (0.77%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (25.29%) ITIL
2 51 (9.77%) Project Management
3 31 (5.94%) ITSM
4 29 (5.56%) Migration
4 29 (5.56%) Incident Management
5 28 (5.36%) Disaster Recovery
6 27 (5.17%) Service Delivery
7 21 (4.02%) Time Management
7 21 (4.02%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (3.83%) Identity Management
8 20 (3.83%) Service Management
9 18 (3.45%) Performance Monitoring
10 17 (3.26%) Root Cause Analysis
10 17 (3.26%) Low Latency
11 16 (3.07%) Information Security
11 16 (3.07%) Configuration Management
12 14 (2.68%) Problem Management
12 14 (2.68%) Change Management
13 12 (2.30%) Asset Management
13 12 (2.30%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 97 (18.58%) SQL
2 54 (10.34%) PowerShell
3 32 (6.13%) C#
4 30 (5.75%) VBScript
5 19 (3.64%) Java
6 13 (2.49%) Perl
7 11 (2.11%) Python
8 10 (1.92%) Bash Shell
9 9 (1.72%) VB
10 8 (1.53%) C
11 5 (0.96%) PL/SQL
11 5 (0.96%) Shell Script
12 4 (0.77%) PHP
13 3 (0.57%) Groovy
13 3 (0.57%) JavaScript
14 2 (0.38%) C++
14 2 (0.38%) VBA
14 2 (0.38%) Apex Code
14 2 (0.38%) R
15 1 (0.19%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 88 (16.86%) Security Cleared
2 48 (9.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 39 (7.47%) SC Cleared
4 33 (6.32%) Cisco Certification
5 30 (5.75%) MCSE
6 29 (5.56%) DV Cleared
7 27 (5.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 26 (4.98%) CCNA
9 17 (3.26%) MCITP
10 16 (3.07%) CCNP
11 13 (2.49%) Degree
12 10 (1.92%) MCP
13 8 (1.53%) MCDST
13 8 (1.53%) ITIL Certification
14 7 (1.34%) Citrix Certification
15 6 (1.15%) VCP5
16 5 (0.96%) CISSP
16 5 (0.96%) A+ Certification
17 4 (0.77%) JNCIA
17 4 (0.77%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.17%) SLA
2 8 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.15%) QA
3 6 (1.15%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.38%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.19%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 195 (37.36%) Active Directory
2 143 (27.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 102 (19.54%) Hyper-V
4 86 (16.48%) vSphere
5 68 (13.03%) XenApp
6 56 (10.73%) XenDesktop
7 43 (8.24%) VMware ESXi
8 26 (4.98%) VMware ESX
9 20 (3.83%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 17 (3.26%) XenServer
11 14 (2.68%) Microsoft App-V
12 10 (1.92%) vCloud
13 8 (1.53%) NFS
14 7 (1.34%) DFS Replication
15 5 (0.96%) Postfix
15 5 (0.96%) Terminal Services
15 5 (0.96%) VMware Server
16 4 (0.77%) Veritas Volume Manager
17 3 (0.57%) IAG
17 3 (0.57%) OCFS2
Systems Management
1 72 (13.79%) SCCM
2 32 (6.13%) SCOM
3 22 (4.21%) NetBackup
4 21 (4.02%) SCVMM
5 16 (3.07%) HP SIM
6 15 (2.87%) WSUS
7 13 (2.49%) EdgeSight
7 13 (2.49%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 13 (2.49%) Backup Exec
8 11 (2.11%) Puppet
8 11 (2.11%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 11 (2.11%) Tivoli
9 10 (1.92%) ARCserve
10 7 (1.34%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 6 (1.15%) ZABBIX
12 5 (0.96%) HP Data Protector
12 5 (0.96%) DameWare
13 4 (0.77%) Control-M
13 4 (0.77%) OpenView
13 4 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 246 (47.13%) Microsoft
2 240 (45.98%) VMware
3 229 (43.87%) HP
4 142 (27.20%) Citrix
5 106 (20.31%) Cisco
6 81 (15.52%) IBM
7 61 (11.69%) NetApp
8 52 (9.96%) EMC
9 48 (9.20%) Oracle
10 40 (7.66%) Red Hat
11 36 (6.90%) CommVault
12 34 (6.51%) Symantec
13 26 (4.98%) Veeam
13 26 (4.98%) Juniper
14 24 (4.60%) CA
14 24 (4.60%) AppSense
15 23 (4.41%) Wyse
15 23 (4.41%) McAfee
15 23 (4.41%) Veritas
16 21 (4.02%) ServiceNow
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