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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dell
Rank 347 376 303
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -73
Contract jobs citing Dell 296 232 283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.53% 0.44% 0.57%
As % of the Vendors category 1.19% 0.97% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 111 110
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £138 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £250
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 25 68
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.98 £15.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.23% +13.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £13.13 £10.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £25.00 £25.61
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
24953 23879 23168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.69% 45.12% 47.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 14638 13358 12319
Average daily rate £388 £380 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.97% -1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1098 1030 1236
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -11.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.18 £10.95 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.30 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

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 July 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 July 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 July 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 +19 272 £350 +3.70% 78
London +18 124 £369 +9.25% 35
South East +37 79 £350 +7.69% 14
East of England +23 33 £350 - 3
City of London -9 28 £400 +23.07% 9
Oxfordshire -5 21 £425 +25.92%
Surrey +3 16 £255 -21.53%
Hertfordshire - 15 £310 -
West Midlands -15 12 £175 -48.52% 7
Cambridgeshire - 11 £365 -
Berkshire +19 10 £363 +38.09% 6
North West -23 10 £350 +42.85% 4
West Sussex - 10 £120 -
Cambridge - 8 £365 -
Hampshire -2 7 £363 +11.53% 5
East Sussex -4 7 £350 - 1
Scotland -9 7 £285 -2.56%
Crawley - 7 - -
Worcestershire -2 6 £400 +17.64%
Oxford -9 6 £406 +20.37%
Brighton - 6 £350 - 1
Reading +9 5 £363 +25.00% 4
Wales +8 5 £263 +31.25% 1
Farnborough +2 5 £363 +20.83% 2
South Wales 0 5 £263 +31.25% 1
South West -9 5 £230 -42.50% 9
Croydon -9 5 £325 +13.04% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -19 5 £120 -
Tyne and Wear -20 5 £120 -
North East -22 5 £120 -52.00% 2

Dell
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 346 (61.68%) Windows
2 247 (44.03%) VMware
3 243 (43.32%) Microsoft
4 218 (38.86%) HP
5 216 (38.50%) Active Directory
6 169 (30.12%) SAN
7 144 (25.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 136 (24.24%) Citrix
9 131 (23.35%) Cisco
9 131 (23.35%) Windows Server 2008
10 128 (22.82%) ITIL
11 126 (22.46%) Windows Server 2012
12 102 (18.18%) SQL
13 99 (17.65%) DNS
14 95 (16.93%) Hyper-V
15 94 (16.76%) Windows 7
16 87 (15.51%) Security Cleared
17 84 (14.97%) vSphere
18 83 (14.80%) Linux
18 83 (14.80%) Windows Server 2003
19 81 (14.44%) TCP/IP
20 80 (14.26%) MS Exchange
20 80 (14.26%) MS Office
21 77 (13.73%) MS Excel
21 77 (13.73%) SCCM
22 74 (13.19%) DHCP
22 74 (13.19%) Firewall
23 72 (12.83%) LAN
24 71 (12.66%) IBM
25 68 (12.12%) WAN

Dell
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 80 (14.26%) MS Exchange
2 46 (8.20%) IIS
3 44 (7.84%) SharePoint
4 28 (4.99%) Exchange Server 2010
5 21 (3.74%) Exchange Server 2007
6 17 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
7 16 (2.85%) Lync
8 15 (2.67%) CMS
9 13 (2.32%) OpenStack
10 12 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2013
10 12 (2.14%) WebSphere
11 11 (1.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 9 (1.60%) Apache
13 8 (1.43%) SharePoint 2010
14 4 (0.71%) WebSphere Application Server
14 4 (0.71%) NetWeaver
15 3 (0.53%) Tomcat
15 3 (0.53%) MQSeries
15 3 (0.53%) WordPress
15 3 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 80 (14.26%) MS Office
2 77 (13.73%) MS Excel
3 12 (2.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (1.96%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.36%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.18%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.53%) RMDS
1 3 (0.53%) SAP Business One
1 3 (0.53%) SAP ERP
1 3 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.53%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 2 (0.36%) ResourceLink
2 2 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.36%) SAP HR
2 2 (0.36%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.18%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.18%) TeleForm
Cloud Services
1 31 (5.53%) Office 365
2 30 (5.35%) Boomi
3 15 (2.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
5 11 (1.96%) SuccessFactors
6 9 (1.60%) SaaS
7 4 (0.71%) PaaS
7 4 (0.71%) Mimecast
7 4 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.18%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.18%) Yammer
8 1 (0.18%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 169 (30.12%) SAN
2 99 (17.65%) DNS
3 81 (14.44%) TCP/IP
4 74 (13.19%) DHCP
4 74 (13.19%) Firewall
5 72 (12.83%) LAN
6 68 (12.12%) WAN
7 44 (7.84%) VPN
8 40 (7.13%) NAS
9 38 (6.77%) VLAN
10 32 (5.70%) NetScaler
11 29 (5.17%) SSL
11 29 (5.17%) Ethernet
12 26 (4.63%) Network Security
13 23 (4.10%) MPLS
14 22 (3.92%) iSCSI
14 22 (3.92%) LDAP
15 21 (3.74%) Cisco ASA
15 21 (3.74%) Wireless
16 20 (3.57%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (9.80%) SQL Server
2 11 (1.96%) Big Data
3 10 (1.78%) MySQL
4 9 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (0.71%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.53%) SAP HANA
8 3 (0.53%) Hadoop
8 3 (0.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.36%) Oracle9i Database
10 1 (0.18%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.18%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.18%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 5 (0.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (0.36%) Introscope
3 1 (0.18%) Subversion
3 1 (0.18%) JIRA
3 1 (0.18%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.18%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.18%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.18%) PowerBuilder
3 1 (0.18%) MSI
General
1 67 (11.94%) Finance
2 20 (3.57%) Telecoms
2 20 (3.57%) Banking
3 11 (1.96%) Back Office
4 9 (1.60%) Law
5 7 (1.25%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.07%) Marketing
7 4 (0.71%) Investment Banking
7 4 (0.71%) Local Government
8 3 (0.53%) Advertising
8 3 (0.53%) Legal
8 3 (0.53%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.53%) Front Office
8 3 (0.53%) Automotive
9 2 (0.36%) Electronics
9 2 (0.36%) Retail
9 2 (0.36%) Publishing
9 2 (0.36%) Military
10 1 (0.18%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.18%) French Language
Job Titles
1 72 (12.83%) Analyst
2 66 (11.76%) Support Engineer
3 56 (9.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 44 (7.84%) Architect
5 43 (7.66%) Consultant
5 43 (7.66%) 2nd Line Support
6 39 (6.95%) Desktop Support
6 39 (6.95%) Desktop Engineer
7 38 (6.77%) Support Analyst
8 34 (6.06%) Server Engineer
9 29 (5.17%) 3rd Line Support
10 23 (4.10%) Administrator
11 22 (3.92%) IT Support
12 20 (3.57%) Desktop Support Engineer
13 19 (3.39%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 19 (3.39%) Network Engineer
14 17 (3.03%) Hardware Engineer
15 16 (2.85%) Systems Administrator
15 16 (2.85%) Project Manager
15 16 (2.85%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.32%) Web Services
2 11 (1.96%) Middleware
3 10 (1.78%) .NET
4 6 (1.07%) SailPoint
5 4 (0.71%) J2EE
5 4 (0.71%) XML
6 3 (0.53%) DOM
6 3 (0.53%) ODBC
6 3 (0.53%) JAXB
6 3 (0.53%) SOAP
7 2 (0.36%) HTML
7 2 (0.36%) Java EE
7 2 (0.36%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (0.36%) REST
8 1 (0.18%) TIBCO EMS
8 1 (0.18%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (0.18%) Software Packaging
8 1 (0.18%) OAuth
8 1 (0.18%) RESTful
8 1 (0.18%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
Miscellaneous
1 59 (10.52%) Data Centre
2 51 (9.09%) EqualLogic
3 46 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
4 37 (6.60%) Clustering
5 30 (5.35%) Replication
6 26 (4.63%) PKI
7 22 (3.92%) Blackberry
8 21 (3.74%) Management Information System
9 12 (2.14%) Client/Server
9 12 (2.14%) CLARiiON
9 12 (2.14%) Public Cloud
10 10 (1.78%) iPhone
11 9 (1.60%) iPad
11 9 (1.60%) NHS
12 8 (1.43%) Thin Client
12 8 (1.43%) Smartphone
12 8 (1.43%) Fat Client
12 8 (1.43%) EMC VNX
12 8 (1.43%) HP StoreVirtual
13 7 (1.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 346 (61.68%) Windows
2 131 (23.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 126 (22.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 94 (16.76%) Windows 7
5 83 (14.80%) Linux
5 83 (14.80%) Windows Server 2003
6 57 (10.16%) Windows XP
7 33 (5.88%) UNIX
8 31 (5.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 26 (4.63%) Windows 8
10 23 (4.10%) Android
11 21 (3.74%) Solaris
12 15 (2.67%) Windows 2000 Server
13 13 (2.32%) CentOS
14 12 (2.14%) Mac OS X
15 8 (1.43%) Ubuntu
15 8 (1.43%) SUSE
16 7 (1.25%) AIX
16 7 (1.25%) Data ONTAP
17 5 (0.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (22.82%) ITIL
2 48 (8.56%) Project Management
3 35 (6.24%) Migration
4 31 (5.53%) Disaster Recovery
5 26 (4.63%) Service Delivery
6 24 (4.28%) ITSM
7 23 (4.10%) Identity Management
7 23 (4.10%) Incident Management
8 21 (3.74%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (3.74%) Service Management
9 20 (3.57%) Capacity Management
10 19 (3.39%) Change Management
11 18 (3.21%) ETL
11 18 (3.21%) Time Management
12 17 (3.03%) Configuration Management
13 16 (2.85%) Asset Management
13 16 (2.85%) Performance Monitoring
14 15 (2.67%) Analytics
14 15 (2.67%) Root Cause Analysis
14 15 (2.67%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 102 (18.18%) SQL
2 59 (10.52%) PowerShell
3 24 (4.28%) C#
4 23 (4.10%) Java
5 22 (3.92%) Perl
5 22 (3.92%) VBScript
6 18 (3.21%) Python
7 15 (2.67%) Bash Shell
8 9 (1.60%) VB
9 8 (1.43%) Shell Script
9 8 (1.43%) PHP
10 5 (0.89%) C
11 4 (0.71%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.53%) JavaScript
12 3 (0.53%) Groovy
13 2 (0.36%) Apex Code
13 2 (0.36%) VBA
13 2 (0.36%) C++
13 2 (0.36%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.36%) R
Qualifications
1 87 (15.51%) Security Cleared
2 63 (11.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 48 (8.56%) Cisco Certification
4 46 (8.20%) MCSE
5 36 (6.42%) SC Cleared
6 34 (6.06%) CCNA
7 23 (4.10%) CCNP
8 22 (3.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 22 (3.92%) DV Cleared
9 15 (2.67%) MCITP
9 15 (2.67%) Degree
10 11 (1.96%) MCDST
10 11 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
10 11 (1.96%) MCSA
11 10 (1.78%) MCP
11 10 (1.78%) Citrix Certification
12 6 (1.07%) A+ Certification
12 6 (1.07%) VCP5
13 5 (0.89%) Microsoft Certified Master
13 5 (0.89%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.81%) SLA
2 9 (1.60%) QA
3 7 (1.25%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.36%) Data Quality
System Software
1 216 (38.50%) Active Directory
2 144 (25.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 95 (16.93%) Hyper-V
4 84 (14.97%) vSphere
5 55 (9.80%) XenApp
6 47 (8.38%) VMware ESXi
7 40 (7.13%) XenDesktop
8 32 (5.70%) VMware ESX
9 16 (2.85%) XenServer
10 14 (2.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 10 (1.78%) vCloud
12 9 (1.60%) DFS Replication
12 9 (1.60%) Terminal Services
12 9 (1.60%) NFS
13 8 (1.43%) Microsoft App-V
14 5 (0.89%) Postfix
14 5 (0.89%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 3 (0.53%) Terminal Server
15 3 (0.53%) SRDF
15 3 (0.53%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 77 (13.73%) SCCM
2 30 (5.35%) SCOM
3 24 (4.28%) NetBackup
4 18 (3.21%) WSUS
5 16 (2.85%) Puppet
6 15 (2.67%) SCVMM
7 13 (2.32%) Backup Exec
8 12 (2.14%) ARCserve
9 10 (1.78%) Tivoli Identity Manager
10 9 (1.60%) Tivoli
10 9 (1.60%) ZABBIX
11 8 (1.43%) HP SIM
12 7 (1.25%) NetCrunch
13 6 (1.07%) Cacti
13 6 (1.07%) Nagios
13 6 (1.07%) Oracle Identity Manager
13 6 (1.07%) Icinga
13 6 (1.07%) EdgeSight
13 6 (1.07%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 5 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 247 (44.03%) VMware
2 243 (43.32%) Microsoft
3 218 (38.86%) HP
4 136 (24.24%) Citrix
5 131 (23.35%) Cisco
6 71 (12.66%) IBM
7 59 (10.52%) NetApp
8 53 (9.45%) EMC
9 48 (8.56%) Oracle
10 42 (7.49%) Red Hat
11 41 (7.31%) CommVault
12 38 (6.77%) Dell Compellent
13 37 (6.60%) Symantec
14 34 (6.06%) Juniper
15 29 (5.17%) McAfee
16 27 (4.81%) CheckPoint
17 25 (4.46%) Veeam
18 24 (4.28%) Brocade
19 21 (3.74%) Apple
20 18 (3.21%) Veritas
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