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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dell
Rank 369 351 322
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -29
Contract jobs citing Dell 225 208 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.44% 0.43% 0.54%
As % of the Vendors category 0.96% 0.94% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 74 102
Average daily rate
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£347 £275 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.35% -10.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £138 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £425 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £250 £320
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -21.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 27 60
Average hourly rate £16.68 £15.50 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.58% -12.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £9.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.88 £26.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £13.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -21.42%

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
23359 22019 21063
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.78% 45.72% 47.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 13656 12210 10981
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £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 1012 954 1305
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £39.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +2 210 £345 +21.05% 119
London +27 95 £394 +26.00% 45
South East +7 54 £339 +42.62% 21
Berkshire +24 30 £300 -7.69% 8
City of London +10 19 £450 +78.21% 10
East of England -5 13 £510 +104.00% 2
North West -23 13 £245 -18.33% 12
Bracknell +13 11 £119 - 1
West Midlands +6 11 £225 -30.76% 9
Scotland -11 11 £350 -1.40% 4
Hertfordshire - 11 £510 - 1
East Midlands +10 9 £425 +13.33% 5
Watford - 9 £425 -
Glasgow +2 8 £330 -22.35% 1
Buckinghamshire -3 7 £347 - 1
South West -17 7 £240 -23.80% 11
Yorkshire -3 6 £275 +27.90% 12
Milton Keynes -6 6 £347 -
Manchester 0 5 £145 - 7
Oxfordshire -14 5 £438 +260.82% 1
Hampshire -28 5 - - 4
Hounslow - 5 - -
Worcestershire 0 4 £225 -35.71%
Worcester -3 4 £225 -35.71%
West Yorkshire -4 4 £275 +27.90% 12
Slough -5 4 £300 +26.31% 1
West Sussex -20 4 - - 1
Northamptonshire - 4 £270 - 1
Birmingham -3 3 £300 - 5
Edinburgh -7 3 £500 +75.43% 1

Dell
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 331 (63.41%) Windows
2 231 (44.25%) HP
3 228 (43.68%) Microsoft
4 226 (43.30%) VMware
5 200 (38.31%) Active Directory
6 136 (26.05%) VMware Infrastructure
6 136 (26.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 135 (25.86%) ITIL
8 133 (25.48%) SAN
9 118 (22.61%) Cisco
10 111 (21.26%) DNS
10 111 (21.26%) Windows Server 2003
10 111 (21.26%) Windows 7
11 109 (20.88%) Citrix
12 103 (19.73%) MS Exchange
13 97 (18.58%) Hyper-V
14 96 (18.39%) Windows Server 2012
15 86 (16.48%) Migration
16 79 (15.13%) TCP/IP
17 78 (14.94%) PowerShell
17 78 (14.94%) SCCM
17 78 (14.94%) vSphere
18 77 (14.75%) DHCP
19 75 (14.37%) IBM
20 74 (14.18%) MS Excel
21 72 (13.79%) Linux
22 66 (12.64%) SQL
23 65 (12.45%) MS Office
24 64 (12.26%) Microsoft Certification
25 61 (11.69%) NetApp

Dell
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 103 (19.73%) MS Exchange
2 51 (9.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 47 (9.00%) IIS
4 41 (7.85%) SharePoint
5 40 (7.66%) Lync
6 26 (4.98%) Exchange Server 2003
7 23 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2013
8 16 (3.07%) Exchange Server 2007
9 14 (2.68%) OpenStack
10 13 (2.49%) IBM Notes
11 11 (2.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 10 (1.92%) Apache
13 7 (1.34%) Lotus Domino
14 6 (1.15%) JBoss
14 6 (1.15%) WebSphere
15 5 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
15 5 (0.96%) WebLogic
16 4 (0.77%) Site Server
17 3 (0.57%) Exchange Server 5.5
18 2 (0.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 74 (14.18%) MS Excel
2 65 (12.45%) MS Office
3 11 (2.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.57%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.57%) MS Project
5 2 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.19%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.19%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.38%) ResourceLink
2 1 (0.19%) Workday HCM
2 1 (0.19%) Eikon
2 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.19%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.19%) SAP HCM
2 1 (0.19%) Lawson
Cloud Services
1 26 (4.98%) Office 365
2 15 (2.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.96%) SaaS
4 4 (0.77%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 133 (25.48%) SAN
2 111 (21.26%) DNS
3 79 (15.13%) TCP/IP
4 77 (14.75%) DHCP
5 60 (11.49%) Firewall
6 56 (10.73%) VPN
7 40 (7.66%) WAN
7 40 (7.66%) NAS
8 39 (7.47%) LAN
9 36 (6.90%) NetScaler
10 32 (6.13%) VLAN
11 22 (4.21%) iSCSI
12 18 (3.45%) LDAP
12 18 (3.45%) Internet
12 18 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
13 16 (3.07%) Wi-Fi
14 15 (2.87%) Wireless
14 15 (2.87%) SSL
15 14 (2.68%) Fibre Channel
16 12 (2.30%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (7.28%) SQL Server
2 21 (4.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (2.11%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (0.96%) MySQL
5 4 (0.77%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (0.77%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.57%) SQL Server 7
6 3 (0.57%) SQLPlus
7 2 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.19%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.19%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.19%) Big Data
8 1 (0.19%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (0.19%) Informix
8 1 (0.19%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.19%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (0.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (0.38%) MSI
3 1 (0.19%) WinDbg
3 1 (0.19%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 51 (9.77%) Finance
2 23 (4.41%) Banking
3 18 (3.45%) Telecoms
4 16 (3.07%) Investment Banking
5 11 (2.11%) Retail
6 8 (1.53%) Manufacturing
6 8 (1.53%) Marketing
7 5 (0.96%) Games
7 5 (0.96%) Back Office
8 4 (0.77%) Legal
9 3 (0.57%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.38%) Military
10 2 (0.38%) Advertising
10 2 (0.38%) Law
10 2 (0.38%) French Language
10 2 (0.38%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (0.38%) Local Government
11 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.19%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.19%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 68 (13.03%) Analyst
2 65 (12.45%) Consultant
3 54 (10.34%) Architect
4 43 (8.24%) Support Engineer
5 42 (8.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 34 (6.51%) Desktop Support
7 30 (5.75%) 3rd Line Support
8 29 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
9 26 (4.98%) Support Analyst
10 23 (4.41%) Server Engineer
11 22 (4.21%) Systems Engineer
11 22 (4.21%) 2nd Line Support
12 20 (3.83%) IT Support
13 19 (3.64%) VMware Engineer
13 19 (3.64%) Enterprise Architect
14 18 (3.45%) Technical Consultant
15 17 (3.26%) Wintel Analyst
15 17 (3.26%) Network Engineer
16 16 (3.07%) Administrator
16 16 (3.07%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (2.87%) Middleware
2 13 (2.49%) .NET
3 5 (0.96%) REST
3 5 (0.96%) SailPoint
3 5 (0.96%) SOAP
4 4 (0.77%) Web Services
4 4 (0.77%) .NET Framework
5 3 (0.57%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (0.57%) X-Windows
5 3 (0.57%) XML
6 2 (0.38%) LAMP
6 2 (0.38%) Application Packaging
6 2 (0.38%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
7 1 (0.19%) YAML
7 1 (0.19%) SAP PI
7 1 (0.19%) OAuth
7 1 (0.19%) Apache Flex
7 1 (0.19%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (0.19%) SAML
7 1 (0.19%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 35 (6.70%) Replication
2 33 (6.32%) Blackberry
3 27 (5.17%) Clustering
4 20 (3.83%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (3.26%) EqualLogic
6 14 (2.68%) PKI
6 14 (2.68%) Management Information System
7 11 (2.11%) PDA
8 9 (1.72%) NHS
9 8 (1.53%) Client/Server
10 7 (1.34%) iPhone
10 7 (1.34%) Fat Client
10 7 (1.34%) Thin Client
11 6 (1.15%) iPad
12 5 (0.96%) Computer Science
12 5 (0.96%) CMDB
12 5 (0.96%) Online Games
12 5 (0.96%) CLARiiON
12 5 (0.96%) HACMP
13 4 (0.77%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 331 (63.41%) Windows
2 136 (26.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 111 (21.26%) Windows Server 2003
3 111 (21.26%) Windows 7
4 96 (18.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 72 (13.79%) Linux
6 55 (10.54%) Windows XP
7 36 (6.90%) UNIX
8 24 (4.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 19 (3.64%) Windows 8
9 19 (3.64%) Windows Vista
10 15 (2.87%) Solaris
11 12 (2.30%) AIX
12 7 (1.34%) SUSE
13 6 (1.15%) Windows 2000
13 6 (1.15%) HPUX
14 5 (0.96%) Android
14 5 (0.96%) Windows 2000 Server
15 4 (0.77%) Debian
16 3 (0.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (25.86%) ITIL
2 86 (16.48%) Migration
3 38 (7.28%) Project Management
4 29 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
4 29 (5.56%) Identity Management
5 23 (4.41%) Performance Monitoring
5 23 (4.41%) Incident Management
6 21 (4.02%) Time Management
6 21 (4.02%) Configuration Management
7 20 (3.83%) Asset Management
8 19 (3.64%) Problem Management
9 18 (3.45%) Low Latency
10 17 (3.26%) Root Cause Analysis
11 15 (2.87%) Performance Tuning
11 15 (2.87%) Change Management
11 15 (2.87%) ITSM
12 14 (2.68%) Capacity Planning
13 13 (2.49%) Service Delivery
14 12 (2.30%) TOGAF
14 12 (2.30%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 78 (14.94%) PowerShell
2 66 (12.64%) SQL
3 30 (5.75%) VBScript
4 22 (4.21%) C#
5 16 (3.07%) C
6 13 (2.49%) VB
7 7 (1.34%) Java
7 7 (1.34%) PHP
8 6 (1.15%) Perl
9 5 (0.96%) Bash Shell
9 5 (0.96%) Shell Script
9 5 (0.96%) PL/SQL
10 4 (0.77%) C++
10 4 (0.77%) Python
11 2 (0.38%) VBA
11 2 (0.38%) Korn
12 1 (0.19%) Ruby
12 1 (0.19%) JCL
12 1 (0.19%) MUMPS
12 1 (0.19%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 64 (12.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 56 (10.73%) Security Cleared
3 41 (7.85%) MCSE
4 33 (6.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 30 (5.75%) SC Cleared
6 25 (4.79%) MCITP
7 22 (4.21%) Cisco Certification
8 19 (3.64%) MCP
9 17 (3.26%) CCNA
10 13 (2.49%) DV Cleared
10 13 (2.49%) Degree
11 12 (2.30%) MCSA
11 12 (2.30%) A+ Certification
12 9 (1.72%) CCNP
12 9 (1.72%) Dell Certification
13 8 (1.53%) RHCT
13 8 (1.53%) MCDST
13 8 (1.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 3 (0.57%) JNCIA
14 3 (0.57%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (5.36%) SLA
2 7 (1.34%) QA
3 6 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.77%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.38%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
System Software
1 200 (38.31%) Active Directory
2 136 (26.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 97 (18.58%) Hyper-V
4 78 (14.94%) vSphere
5 42 (8.05%) XenApp
6 40 (7.66%) XenDesktop
7 38 (7.28%) VMware ESXi
8 33 (6.32%) VMware ESX
9 16 (3.07%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 14 (2.68%) Terminal Services
11 12 (2.30%) DFS Replication
12 10 (1.92%) NFS
13 9 (1.72%) vCloud
13 9 (1.72%) Microsoft App-V
14 8 (1.53%) MetaFrame
14 8 (1.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 8 (1.53%) XenServer
15 6 (1.15%) KVM
16 5 (0.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 5 (0.96%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 78 (14.94%) SCCM
2 37 (7.09%) SCOM
3 24 (4.60%) SCVMM
4 23 (4.41%) NetBackup
5 20 (3.83%) Backup Exec
5 20 (3.83%) HP SIM
6 15 (2.87%) Puppet
6 15 (2.87%) WSUS
7 14 (2.68%) EdgeSight
8 11 (2.11%) Tivoli
9 10 (1.92%) Norton AntiVirus
10 9 (1.72%) SCOrch
11 8 (1.53%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 7 (1.34%) Oracle Identity Manager
12 7 (1.34%) Nagios
13 5 (0.96%) Tivoli Identity Manager
14 4 (0.77%) BladeLogic
14 4 (0.77%) WMI
14 4 (0.77%) FortiGate
14 4 (0.77%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 231 (44.25%) HP
2 228 (43.68%) Microsoft
3 226 (43.30%) VMware
4 118 (22.61%) Cisco
5 109 (20.88%) Citrix
6 75 (14.37%) IBM
7 61 (11.69%) NetApp
8 57 (10.92%) EMC
9 49 (9.39%) Symantec
10 44 (8.43%) Oracle
11 34 (6.51%) Red Hat
12 29 (5.56%) Sun
13 27 (5.17%) Veeam
14 23 (4.41%) Veritas
15 21 (4.02%) CheckPoint
16 19 (3.64%) CommVault
17 18 (3.45%) SonicWALL
18 17 (3.26%) CA
19 16 (3.07%) Juniper
19 16 (3.07%) AppSense
Reading
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £350 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Fixed Recruitment
Rate: £33500 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Complete Tech Limited
Rate: From £140 to £200 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Connectus
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Fuel Recruitment
Salary: Competitive Day rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Rate: market rates
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: MARKET RATES
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Cornwall
Computer Futures
Rate: £225 - £250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cornwall
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cornwall
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £301 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Rate: 250 to 350 per day GBP
Posted: 5 days ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Uxbridge
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £13.00 - £18.00 per hour
Posted: 22 days ago