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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dell
Rank 396 371 394
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +23
Contract jobs citing Dell 283 301 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.51% 0.53% 0.43%
As % of the Vendors category 1.15% 1.17% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 157 109
Average daily rate £350 £350 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £150 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £535 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £350 £263
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 51 33
Average hourly rate £23.00 £20.09 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.47% +0.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.80 £13.46 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £40.15 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £18.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+64.38% -18.88%

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
24678 25705 24586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.15% 45.31% 44.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 15154 14630 13836
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 801 1121 1066
Average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £17.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.78 £11.14 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -16 256 £345 -1.42% 66
London -34 102 £400 +9.96% 16
South East -27 60 £350 - 21
City of London +40 23 £381 -15.27%
West Midlands -9 21 £185 +34.54% 7
North West -10 20 £293 -8.84% 8
South West +14 17 £330 +1.53% 3
Scotland -13 17 £405 +42.10% 4
Manchester -1 16 £293 -57.45% 5
Surrey -3 15 £425 +102.38% 2
Berkshire -5 15 £350 -17.64% 8
Hampshire +8 13 £340 -2.85% 5
Erskine - 12 £410 -
Renfrewshire - 12 £410 -
East Midlands +13 11 £240 -4.00% 1
Birmingham +11 10 £300 +140.00% 1
Oxfordshire +4 10 £345 -29.23% 2
Yorkshire +3 10 £325 - 8
Reading -3 9 £350 -15.15% 1
East of England -1 8 £550 +57.14% 2
Winchester - 8 £340 -
Belfast - 7 - -
Bristol - 7 £310 - 1
Northern Ireland - 7 - -
County Antrim - 7 - -
Leeds +6 6 £375 - 5
West Yorkshire -6 6 £375 - 5
Northamptonshire - 6 £238 - 1
Staines - 6 £550 -
Gloucestershire - 6 £358 -

Dell
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

1 314 (61.93%) Windows
2 237 (46.75%) Active Directory
3 222 (43.79%) Microsoft
3 222 (43.79%) VMware
4 190 (37.48%) HP
5 174 (34.32%) Windows Server
6 173 (34.12%) Cisco
7 152 (29.98%) VMware Infrastructure
8 124 (24.46%) Windows Server 2008
9 120 (23.67%) SAN
10 116 (22.88%) Linux
11 108 (21.30%) PowerShell
12 107 (21.10%) Citrix
13 104 (20.51%) Firewall
14 102 (20.12%) Migration
15 100 (19.72%) SQL
16 98 (19.33%) MS Exchange
17 97 (19.13%) ITIL
18 95 (18.74%) Windows Server 2012
19 89 (17.55%) DNS
20 85 (16.77%) Microsoft Certification
21 84 (16.57%) TCP/IP
22 80 (15.78%) IBM
23 79 (15.58%) SCCM
24 77 (15.19%) Finance
25 76 (14.99%) Windows 7
26 74 (14.60%) DHCP
26 74 (14.60%) MS Excel
27 71 (14.00%) Data Centre
28 63 (12.43%) EMC

Dell
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 98 (19.33%) MS Exchange
2 59 (11.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 42 (8.28%) Exchange Server 2013
4 40 (7.89%) Skype for Business
5 36 (7.10%) Exchange Server 2007
6 33 (6.51%) SharePoint
7 24 (4.73%) Exchange Server 2003
7 24 (4.73%) OpenStack
8 16 (3.16%) Apache
8 16 (3.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 16 (3.16%) IIS
9 11 (2.17%) IBM Notes
9 11 (2.17%) Tomcat
10 7 (1.38%) BizTalk Server
10 7 (1.38%) Confluence
10 7 (1.38%) IBM Domino
11 3 (0.59%) Office Communications Server
11 3 (0.59%) Zimbra
12 2 (0.39%) SAS
12 2 (0.39%) WebSphere
Applications
1 74 (14.60%) MS Excel
2 60 (11.83%) MS Office
3 8 (1.58%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.38%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.18%) Acrobat
5 6 (1.18%) HipChat
6 3 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (0.59%) SAP Payroll
2 2 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.39%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (0.39%) SAP CRM
2 2 (0.39%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.20%) SAP Business ByDesign
3 1 (0.20%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 46 (9.07%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (7.30%) Boomi
4 35 (6.90%) Office 365
5 23 (4.54%) Azure Active Directory
6 8 (1.58%) SuccessFactors
7 6 (1.18%) iPaaS
8 3 (0.59%) AtomSphere
8 3 (0.59%) Rackspace Cloud
8 3 (0.59%) SaaS
9 2 (0.39%) Force.com
9 2 (0.39%) Google Apps
9 2 (0.39%) IaaS
9 2 (0.39%) OneDrive
9 2 (0.39%) PaaS
10 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.20%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.20%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 120 (23.67%) SAN
2 104 (20.51%) Firewall
3 89 (17.55%) DNS
4 84 (16.57%) TCP/IP
5 74 (14.60%) DHCP
6 53 (10.45%) WAN
7 52 (10.26%) LAN
8 44 (8.68%) VPN
9 41 (8.09%) NAS
10 39 (7.69%) iSCSI
11 28 (5.52%) Internet
12 27 (5.33%) Wireless
13 26 (5.13%) VLAN
14 25 (4.93%) HTTP
15 22 (4.34%) Wi-Fi
16 20 (3.94%) VoIP
17 18 (3.55%) Fibre Channel
17 18 (3.55%) Network Security
18 17 (3.35%) Ethernet
19 16 (3.16%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (9.86%) SQL Server
2 19 (3.75%) Azure SQL Database
3 15 (2.96%) MySQL
4 13 (2.56%) Oracle Database
5 12 (2.37%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (1.97%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (1.38%) EDRMS
7 7 (1.38%) IDOL
7 7 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (0.99%) MongoDB
8 5 (0.99%) SAP Data Services
8 5 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (0.79%) Big Data
10 3 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.39%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.39%) SAP HANA
12 1 (0.20%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 32 (6.31%) Git (software)
1 32 (6.31%) Subversion
2 28 (5.52%) Jenkins
2 28 (5.52%) JIRA
3 24 (4.73%) Hudson
4 23 (4.54%) Maven
5 19 (3.75%) Ant
6 5 (0.99%) MSI
7 4 (0.79%) Gradle
7 4 (0.79%) IntelliJ
7 4 (0.79%) Vagrant
8 3 (0.59%) SoapUI
8 3 (0.59%) Talend Open Studio
9 2 (0.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.39%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 77 (15.19%) Finance
2 45 (8.88%) Banking
3 15 (2.96%) Telecoms
4 11 (2.17%) Investment Banking
5 8 (1.58%) Financial Institution
6 7 (1.38%) Games
7 6 (1.18%) Advertising
7 6 (1.18%) Billing
7 6 (1.18%) Law
8 4 (0.79%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.79%) Marketing
9 3 (0.59%) Legal
9 3 (0.59%) Retail
10 2 (0.39%) Back Office
10 2 (0.39%) Front Office
11 1 (0.20%) Automotive
11 1 (0.20%) Electronics
11 1 (0.20%) Local Government
11 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.20%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 61 (12.03%) Analyst
2 53 (10.45%) Architect
3 46 (9.07%) Support Engineer
4 43 (8.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 38 (7.50%) Consultant
6 26 (5.13%) Infrastructure Architect
7 23 (4.54%) Developer
8 22 (4.34%) Administrator
8 22 (4.34%) Windows Engineer
9 21 (4.14%) DevOps Engineer
10 20 (3.94%) Azure Engineer
10 20 (3.94%) Desktop Support
10 20 (3.94%) Systems Administrator
11 19 (3.75%) Infrastructure Support
11 19 (3.75%) Server Engineer
12 18 (3.55%) VMware Engineer
13 17 (3.35%) 3rd Line Support
13 17 (3.35%) Linux Engineer
14 16 (3.16%) 2nd Line Support
14 16 (3.16%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (4.73%) Middleware
2 23 (4.54%) Web Services
3 22 (4.34%) REST
4 15 (2.96%) SOAP
5 13 (2.56%) LAMP
6 12 (2.37%) XML
7 11 (2.17%) .NET
8 10 (1.97%) LAPP Stack
9 6 (1.18%) SAML
10 4 (0.79%) EDI
10 4 (0.79%) jQuery
10 4 (0.79%) WCF
10 4 (0.79%) WF
10 4 (0.79%) WSDL
11 3 (0.59%) JDBC
11 3 (0.59%) ODBC
11 3 (0.59%) Oracle Fusion
11 3 (0.59%) Oracle GoldenGate
12 2 (0.39%) HTML
12 2 (0.39%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 71 (14.00%) Data Centre
2 41 (8.09%) Clustering
3 25 (4.93%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (4.93%) Blackberry
4 20 (3.94%) Enterprise Software
5 18 (3.55%) Management Information System
6 17 (3.35%) EqualLogic
6 17 (3.35%) Public Cloud
7 15 (2.96%) Computer Science
7 15 (2.96%) Video Conferencing
8 10 (1.97%) Driving Licence
9 9 (1.78%) FlexPod
9 9 (1.78%) VCE vBlock
10 8 (1.58%) EMC VNX
11 7 (1.38%) Private Cloud
11 7 (1.38%) Replication
12 6 (1.18%) Derivative
13 5 (0.99%) Client/Server
13 5 (0.99%) Hybrid Cloud
13 5 (0.99%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 314 (61.93%) Windows
2 174 (34.32%) Windows Server
3 124 (24.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 116 (22.88%) Linux
5 95 (18.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 76 (14.99%) Windows 7
7 58 (11.44%) Windows Server 2003
8 56 (11.05%) Unix
9 49 (9.66%) Windows XP
10 36 (7.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 28 (5.52%) AIX
11 28 (5.52%) Solaris
12 25 (4.93%) CentOS
13 23 (4.54%) VMS
14 20 (3.94%) Windows 8
15 13 (2.56%) Mac OS X
15 13 (2.56%) Windows 2000
16 12 (2.37%) Apple iOS
17 9 (1.78%) SUSE
17 9 (1.78%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (20.12%) Migration
2 97 (19.13%) ITIL
3 50 (9.86%) Configuration Management
4 48 (9.47%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (8.09%) Service Management
6 34 (6.71%) DevOps
7 26 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
8 25 (4.93%) Change Management
8 25 (4.93%) CRM
8 25 (4.93%) Scrum
9 24 (4.73%) ITSM
10 23 (4.54%) Service Delivery
10 23 (4.54%) Software Deployment
11 21 (4.14%) Project Management
12 20 (3.94%) Continuous Integration
12 20 (3.94%) High Availability
13 19 (3.75%) Use Case
14 18 (3.55%) Server Building
15 17 (3.35%) Identity Access Management
15 17 (3.35%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 108 (21.30%) PowerShell
2 100 (19.72%) SQL
3 47 (9.27%) Python
4 29 (5.72%) Perl
5 28 (5.52%) Java
6 25 (4.93%) Ruby
7 24 (4.73%) JavaScript
8 15 (2.96%) Jython
9 13 (2.56%) Bash Shell
9 13 (2.56%) PHP
10 10 (1.97%) VBScript
11 9 (1.78%) Shell Script
12 8 (1.58%) VB
13 7 (1.38%) T-SQL
14 6 (1.18%) Bourne shell
15 5 (0.99%) C#
16 3 (0.59%) Groovy
17 2 (0.39%) ABAP
17 2 (0.39%) SystemTap
17 2 (0.39%) VBA
Qualifications
1 85 (16.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 52 (10.26%) Security Cleared
3 49 (9.66%) MCSE
4 48 (9.47%) SC Cleared
5 36 (7.10%) Cisco Certification
6 34 (6.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 29 (5.72%) CCNA
8 28 (5.52%) MCSA
9 20 (3.94%) Degree
10 17 (3.35%) CCNP
11 15 (2.96%) MCP
12 11 (2.17%) DV Cleared
13 8 (1.58%) BPSS Clearance
13 8 (1.58%) VCP5
14 6 (1.18%) CCDA
14 6 (1.18%) JNCIA
14 6 (1.18%) JNCIP
14 6 (1.18%) JNCIS
14 6 (1.18%) MCTS
15 5 (0.99%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.33%) SLA
2 9 (1.78%) QA
3 5 (0.99%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.39%) GAAP
4 2 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.20%) COBIT
5 1 (0.20%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 237 (46.75%) Active Directory
2 152 (29.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 62 (12.23%) vSphere
4 52 (10.26%) Hyper-V
4 52 (10.26%) VMware ESXi
5 34 (6.71%) VMware ESX
6 32 (6.31%) XenApp
7 23 (4.54%) Docker
7 23 (4.54%) XenDesktop
8 17 (3.35%) NFS
9 12 (2.37%) vCloud
9 12 (2.37%) XenServer
10 11 (2.17%) KVM
11 10 (1.97%) Firmware
11 10 (1.97%) Xen
12 8 (1.58%) Microsoft App-V
12 8 (1.58%) VMware Workstation
13 7 (1.38%) oVirt
14 6 (1.18%) Brightmail
14 6 (1.18%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 79 (15.58%) SCCM
2 62 (12.23%) Puppet
3 42 (8.28%) Opscode Chef
3 42 (8.28%) SCOM
4 27 (5.33%) Ansible
5 21 (4.14%) WSUS
6 20 (3.94%) BladeLogic
6 20 (3.94%) SCOrch
7 19 (3.75%) Nagios
8 18 (3.55%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 17 (3.35%) Norton AntiVirus
10 16 (3.16%) Salt
11 14 (2.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 14 (2.76%) ZABBIX
12 11 (2.17%) Backup Exec
13 10 (1.97%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 9 (1.78%) NetBackup
15 8 (1.58%) DatAdvantage
15 8 (1.58%) Tivoli
16 7 (1.38%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 222 (43.79%) Microsoft
1 222 (43.79%) VMware
2 190 (37.48%) HP
3 173 (34.12%) Cisco
4 107 (21.10%) Citrix
5 80 (15.78%) IBM
6 63 (12.43%) EMC
7 59 (11.64%) Symantec
8 48 (9.47%) Red Hat
9 36 (7.10%) NetApp
9 36 (7.10%) Oracle
10 26 (5.13%) IronPort
11 23 (4.54%) Splunk
12 22 (4.34%) SAP
12 22 (4.34%) Sun
13 19 (3.75%) BMC
13 19 (3.75%) Dell Compellent
13 19 (3.75%) Intel Security
14 18 (3.55%) SolarWinds
15 17 (3.35%) CA
Guildford, Surrey
Connectus
Rate: £20.5 - £25.5 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
United Kingdom
Mercator IT Solutions
Rate: £Excellent Consultancy Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £Competitive Day Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
onezeero.
Rate: £25 - £30 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Halesowen
Venturi
Rate: £200.00 - £280.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Oxfordshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £280.00 - £340.00 per day + Dep on Experience
Posted: 10 days ago
Halesowen
Venturi
Rate: £200.00 - £280.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Newbury
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £34000 - £35000 per day + Circa £35'000
Posted: 19 days ago
Newbury
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £26000.00 - £27000.00 per annum + Please quote
Posted: 19 days ago