The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors currently tracked.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dell
Rank 376 308 358
Rank change year-on-year
-68 +50
Contract jobs citing Dell 237 266 254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.41% 0.55% 0.42%
As % of the Vendors category 0.90% 1.16% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 108 104
Average daily rate £250 £288 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% -11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £137 £150 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £458 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £261 £300
% change year-on-year
-4.30% -12.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 60 56
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.25 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% +18.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.58 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £30.25 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.25 £13.25
% change year-on-year
+15.94% +30.18%
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
26367 22927 27784
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.87% 47.18% 45.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 14733 12208 14165
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1107 1212 1343
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 16 April 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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -72 212 £248 -13.91% 87
London -71 84 £240 -31.42% 30
South East -35 29 £250 -1.96% 19
North West -10 28 £250 -13.04% 15
City of London -17 27 £240 +17.07% 7
East of England -25 25 £250 - 7
Scotland +3 18 £285 +90.00% 4
Yorkshire -8 14 £300 +14.28% 3
Lancashire -9 13 £255 -
South West -14 12 £205 -26.45% 9
East Midlands -6 11 - - 2
West Yorkshire -7 11 £300 - 3
Hertfordshire - 11 £250 - 3
Hampshire +3 10 £235 -37.33% 2
Cheshire -11 9 £320 +11.30% 2
Surrey -12 9 £344 +5.76% 3
Nottinghamshire +4 8 - -
Nottingham 0 7 - -
Watford - 7 - - 2
Edinburgh -23 6 £305 -
Manchester -11 5 £136 - 11
Chester -13 5 £525 +118.75%
Leeds - 5 £270 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 5 - - 1
Bristol -12 4 £226 -30.56%
Cambridgeshire -17 4 - -
Bedfordshire -18 4 £148 - 4
Berkshire -28 4 £238 +13.09% 6
Milton Keynes - 4 - - 1
Slough +8 3 £159 - 2

Dell
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

1 348 (73.89%) Windows
2 231 (49.04%) Microsoft
3 207 (43.95%) HP
4 196 (41.61%) Active Directory
5 181 (38.43%) VMware
6 142 (30.15%) Windows 7
7 129 (27.39%) Windows Server 2008
8 120 (25.48%) VMware Infrastructure
9 119 (25.27%) MS Exchange
10 111 (23.57%) Windows Server 2003
11 109 (23.14%) Citrix
12 106 (22.51%) SAN
13 101 (21.44%) DNS
13 101 (21.44%) Windows XP
14 95 (20.17%) ITIL
14 95 (20.17%) Cisco
15 88 (18.68%) MS Office
16 85 (18.05%) DHCP
17 76 (16.14%) Exchange Server 2010
18 75 (15.92%) Microsoft Certification
19 71 (15.07%) EMC
20 68 (14.44%) SQL
20 68 (14.44%) MS Excel
21 67 (14.23%) Linux
22 66 (14.01%) vSphere
23 65 (13.80%) TCP/IP
24 64 (13.59%) Finance
25 61 (12.95%) MCSE
25 61 (12.95%) Hyper-V
26 59 (12.53%) Migration

Dell
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 (25.27%) MS Exchange
2 76 (16.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 44 (9.34%) Exchange Server 2007
4 36 (7.64%) Exchange Server 2003
5 30 (6.37%) IIS
6 28 (5.94%) SharePoint
7 16 (3.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 14 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2013
8 14 (2.97%) SharePoint 2010
9 11 (2.34%) Tomcat
9 11 (2.34%) Apache
10 10 (2.12%) WebSphere
11 7 (1.49%) MQSeries
11 7 (1.49%) WebSphere Application Server
12 6 (1.27%) IBM HTTP Server
13 5 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
14 4 (0.85%) Office Communications Server
14 4 (0.85%) WebLogic
14 4 (0.85%) IBM Notes
15 2 (0.42%) WordPress
Applications
1 88 (18.68%) MS Office
2 68 (14.44%) MS Excel
3 12 (2.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (1.70%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.64%) Vectorworks
5 3 (0.64%) CINEMA 4D
6 1 (0.21%) MS Project
6 1 (0.21%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.42%) Temenos T24
1 2 (0.42%) Tridion
2 1 (0.21%) BPCS
2 1 (0.21%) SalesLogix
2 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.21%) Cerner Millennium
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.12%) SaaS
2 9 (1.91%) Office 365
3 6 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.64%) IaaS
5 3 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.21%) IBM SmartCloud
6 1 (0.21%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.21%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 106 (22.51%) SAN
2 101 (21.44%) DNS
3 85 (18.05%) DHCP
4 65 (13.80%) TCP/IP
5 57 (12.10%) Firewall
6 39 (8.28%) WAN
7 35 (7.43%) LAN
8 31 (6.58%) Wireless
9 27 (5.73%) VPN
10 23 (4.88%) Cisco ASA
11 20 (4.25%) VoIP
12 13 (2.76%) iSCSI
13 12 (2.55%) Network Security
13 12 (2.55%) LDAP
14 11 (2.34%) HTTP
15 10 (2.12%) VLAN
15 10 (2.12%) NAS
16 7 (1.49%) Cisco Nexus
16 7 (1.49%) Fibre Channel
17 6 (1.27%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (9.98%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (2.12%) Oracle Database
4 8 (1.70%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (1.27%) DB2
6 6 (1.27%) MySQL
6 6 (1.27%) Big Data
7 5 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (0.64%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (0.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.42%) SQLPlus
9 2 (0.42%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.21%) MarkLogic
10 1 (0.21%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.21%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.21%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.21%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 6 (1.27%) Subversion
1 6 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (0.85%) JIRA
2 4 (0.85%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.42%) InstallShield
3 2 (0.42%) MSI
3 2 (0.42%) Ant
3 2 (0.42%) Wise Package Studio
3 2 (0.42%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.21%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (0.21%) Gradle
4 1 (0.21%) Hudson
4 1 (0.21%) Mockito
4 1 (0.21%) IntelliJ
4 1 (0.21%) JUnit
4 1 (0.21%) Maven
4 1 (0.21%) Selenium
General
1 64 (13.59%) Finance
2 30 (6.37%) Banking
3 13 (2.76%) Financial Institution
4 12 (2.55%) Retail
5 11 (2.34%) Manufacturing
6 9 (1.91%) Legal
7 8 (1.70%) Investment Banking
7 8 (1.70%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.06%) Law
9 4 (0.85%) Games
9 4 (0.85%) Back Office
10 2 (0.42%) German Language
10 2 (0.42%) Local Government
10 2 (0.42%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.42%) Billing
11 1 (0.21%) Advertising
11 1 (0.21%) Publishing
11 1 (0.21%) Electronics
11 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.21%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 61 (12.95%) Support Engineer
2 40 (8.49%) Analyst
3 38 (8.07%) Desktop Engineer
4 37 (7.86%) Desktop Support
5 35 (7.43%) Administrator
6 32 (6.79%) Consultant
7 31 (6.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 29 (6.16%) 2nd Line Support
9 24 (5.10%) Server Engineer
10 21 (4.46%) Systems Administrator
11 20 (4.25%) Network Engineer
12 18 (3.82%) Desktop Support Engineer
13 17 (3.61%) Support Analyst
14 15 (3.18%) Wintel Engineer
15 13 (2.76%) Systems Engineer
15 13 (2.76%) Architect
15 13 (2.76%) Project Manager
16 12 (2.55%) Service Manager
16 12 (2.55%) 1st Line Support
16 12 (2.55%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.55%) Web Services
2 3 (0.64%) WSH
2 3 (0.64%) J2EE
2 3 (0.64%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (0.64%) Application Packaging
3 2 (0.42%) .NET
4 1 (0.21%) PowerMock
4 1 (0.21%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.21%) SailPoint
4 1 (0.21%) EDI
4 1 (0.21%) JMS
4 1 (0.21%) ODBC
4 1 (0.21%) CPAN
4 1 (0.21%) X-Windows
4 1 (0.21%) Middleware
4 1 (0.21%) Hibernate
4 1 (0.21%) Spring
4 1 (0.21%) Ajax
4 1 (0.21%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.21%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 42 (8.92%) Blackberry
2 38 (8.07%) Clustering
3 32 (6.79%) EqualLogic
4 15 (3.18%) Replication
5 13 (2.76%) Thin Client
5 13 (2.76%) Fat Client
6 11 (2.34%) Video Conferencing
7 9 (1.91%) NHS
8 8 (1.70%) CLARiiON
8 8 (1.70%) Hedge funds
9 6 (1.27%) iPhone
9 6 (1.27%) iPad
10 5 (1.06%) Open Source
11 4 (0.85%) Online Games
11 4 (0.85%) Computer Science
11 4 (0.85%) CCTV
11 4 (0.85%) PDA
11 4 (0.85%) Management Information System
11 4 (0.85%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 348 (73.89%) Windows
2 142 (30.15%) Windows 7
3 129 (27.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 111 (23.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 101 (21.44%) Windows XP
6 67 (14.23%) Linux
7 33 (7.01%) Windows Server 2012
8 29 (6.16%) UNIX
9 24 (5.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 19 (4.03%) AIX
11 17 (3.61%) Solaris
12 10 (2.12%) SUSE
12 10 (2.12%) Windows 2000
13 9 (1.91%) Windows 8
14 7 (1.49%) Windows 2000 Server
14 7 (1.49%) Mac OS X
14 7 (1.49%) Windows Vista
15 6 (1.27%) Oracle Linux
16 5 (1.06%) CentOS
16 5 (1.06%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (20.17%) ITIL
2 59 (12.53%) Migration
3 25 (5.31%) Disaster Recovery
4 24 (5.10%) Project Management
5 19 (4.03%) Service Delivery
6 17 (3.61%) Change Management
7 16 (3.40%) Software Deployment
7 16 (3.40%) Performance Monitoring
8 14 (2.97%) Service Management
9 12 (2.55%) Problem Management
10 11 (2.34%) Asset Management
11 10 (2.12%) Matrix Management
12 9 (1.91%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (1.91%) Load Balancing
12 9 (1.91%) Data Protection
13 8 (1.70%) Incident Management
13 8 (1.70%) Document Management
13 8 (1.70%) Root Cause Analysis
13 8 (1.70%) Capacity Planning
14 7 (1.49%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 68 (14.44%) SQL
2 22 (4.67%) PowerShell
3 18 (3.82%) VB
4 10 (2.12%) VBScript
5 8 (1.70%) C
6 6 (1.27%) Perl
7 5 (1.06%) Python
7 5 (1.06%) Java
8 4 (0.85%) Korn
8 4 (0.85%) Shell Script
8 4 (0.85%) Bash Shell
9 3 (0.64%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.21%) C-shell
10 1 (0.21%) C#
10 1 (0.21%) VBA
10 1 (0.21%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 75 (15.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 61 (12.95%) MCSE
3 48 (10.19%) Security Cleared
4 39 (8.28%) SC Cleared
5 30 (6.37%) MCITP
6 18 (3.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 18 (3.82%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (2.97%) MCSA
8 13 (2.76%) VCAP
9 12 (2.55%) MCP
10 10 (2.12%) Degree
10 10 (2.12%) CCNA
11 8 (1.70%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (1.49%) CCNP
13 4 (0.85%) VCDX
14 3 (0.64%) Dell Certification
14 3 (0.64%) Citrix Certification
14 3 (0.64%) A+ Certification
15 2 (0.42%) DCSE
15 2 (0.42%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.73%) SLA
2 2 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.21%) QA
System Software
1 196 (41.61%) Active Directory
2 120 (25.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 66 (14.01%) vSphere
4 61 (12.95%) Hyper-V
5 54 (11.46%) XenApp
6 41 (8.70%) XenDesktop
7 32 (6.79%) VMware ESX
8 22 (4.67%) XenServer
9 19 (4.03%) Microsoft App-V
10 12 (2.55%) VMware ESXi
11 9 (1.91%) Terminal Services
11 9 (1.91%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 6 (1.27%) KVM
13 5 (1.06%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 5 (1.06%) MetaFrame
13 5 (1.06%) Terminal Server
13 5 (1.06%) Xen
14 4 (0.85%) UAG
14 4 (0.85%) Sendmail
15 3 (0.64%) Dovecot
Systems Management
1 43 (9.13%) SCCM
2 35 (7.43%) Backup Exec
3 21 (4.46%) SCOM
4 15 (3.18%) WSUS
5 11 (2.34%) Norton AntiVirus
6 8 (1.70%) EMC NetWorker
6 8 (1.70%) NetBackup
7 7 (1.49%) Nagios
8 6 (1.27%) HP SIM
8 6 (1.27%) Puppet
9 5 (1.06%) BladeLogic
10 4 (0.85%) Cobbler
10 4 (0.85%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 3 (0.64%) HAProxy
11 3 (0.64%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 3 (0.64%) Netcool
12 2 (0.42%) Tivoli
12 2 (0.42%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 2 (0.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 2 (0.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 231 (49.04%) Microsoft
2 207 (43.95%) HP
3 181 (38.43%) VMware
4 109 (23.14%) Citrix
5 95 (20.17%) Cisco
6 71 (15.07%) EMC
7 57 (12.10%) IBM
8 39 (8.28%) NetApp
9 35 (7.43%) Oracle
10 28 (5.94%) Symantec
11 23 (4.88%) Altiris
12 22 (4.67%) Red Hat
13 21 (4.46%) CommVault
14 19 (4.03%) Sun
15 18 (3.82%) Compaq
15 18 (3.82%) CheckPoint
16 17 (3.61%) SonicWALL
17 14 (2.97%) AppSense
17 14 (2.97%) Juniper
18 13 (2.76%) Veritas
Swindon
Computer Futures
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
City of London
IT HR
Rate: £230 - £250 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Dorset
Echo
Rate: £60 - £120 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Devon
Echo
Rate: £60 - £120 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
East London
A&O IT Group Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £330 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £390 - £3500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £220 - £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £137 Per Annum £137.73 per day (Ltd co. basis)
Posted: 4 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Connectus
Rate: £290 - £390 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Linkpoint Resources
Rate: Up to £35,000 per annum Temp to Perm
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: Neg
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £450 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago