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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dell
Rank 362 373 304
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -69
Contract jobs citing Dell 224 200 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.43% 0.40% 0.56%
As % of the Vendors category 0.93% 0.87% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 73 110
Average daily rate
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£349 £239 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.06% -16.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £135 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £236 £288
% change year-on-year
+39.68% -17.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 25 63
Average hourly rate £16.79 £18.70 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.24% +6.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.88 £10.84 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £46.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.95% +14.28%

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
23958 22965 20967
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.66% 45.69% 46.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 13732 12512 10990
Average daily rate £400 £388 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +2.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £218 £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 975 976 1254
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.20 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 27 February 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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +7 206 £347 +45.54% 94
London +1 77 £400 +66.66% 30
South East -4 67 £375 +58.73% 20
Berkshire +24 31 £388 -3.12% 5
City of London +21 22 £450 +87.50% 7
West Midlands +11 17 £263 - 11
North West -9 17 £321 +135.50% 8
Manchester -1 11 £725 +778.78% 5
Bracknell - 11 £119 -
East of England -3 10 - - 4
West Sussex -15 10 - -
Oxfordshire -5 9 £438 +326.82% 1
Scotland -11 9 £310 +1.63% 7
Worcestershire - 9 £225 - 2
Worcester - 9 £225 -
Hertfordshire +15 8 - - 2
Buckinghamshire -1 7 £347 -
East Midlands -3 6 £350 - 4
Milton Keynes -5 6 £347 -
South West -26 6 £258 +25.60% 7
Reading +6 5 £400 -20.00% 3
Yorkshire -16 5 £225 -25.00% 9
Hampshire -23 5 - - 3
Glasgow +4 4 £310 +10.71% 2
Croydon -2 4 £488 -
Oxford -14 4 £494 +381.70% 1
West Yorkshire -17 4 £225 -25.00% 6
Birmingham 0 3 £300 - 5
Surrey -2 3 £250 -33.33% 6
Slough -7 3 £210 -11.57% 1

Dell
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 308 (61.23%) Windows
2 225 (44.73%) VMware
3 216 (42.94%) Microsoft
4 213 (42.35%) HP
5 187 (37.18%) Active Directory
6 139 (27.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 134 (26.64%) VMware Infrastructure
8 122 (24.25%) SAN
9 121 (24.06%) ITIL
10 108 (21.47%) Citrix
11 106 (21.07%) Cisco
12 103 (20.48%) Hyper-V
13 99 (19.68%) Windows Server 2012
14 95 (18.89%) Windows Server 2003
15 92 (18.29%) DNS
16 89 (17.69%) Windows 7
17 88 (17.50%) MS Exchange
18 83 (16.50%) PowerShell
19 76 (15.11%) SCCM
19 76 (15.11%) vSphere
20 74 (14.71%) TCP/IP
21 68 (13.52%) Linux
22 66 (13.12%) MS Excel
23 65 (12.92%) SQL
23 65 (12.92%) IBM
24 64 (12.72%) Migration
25 59 (11.73%) DHCP
25 59 (11.73%) MS Office
26 58 (11.53%) EMC
27 57 (11.33%) NetApp

Dell
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 88 (17.50%) MS Exchange
2 51 (10.14%) IIS
2 51 (10.14%) SharePoint
3 49 (9.74%) Exchange Server 2010
4 33 (6.56%) Lync
5 22 (4.37%) Exchange Server 2013
6 20 (3.98%) Exchange Server 2007
6 20 (3.98%) Exchange Server 2003
7 15 (2.98%) OpenStack
8 12 (2.39%) Apache
9 11 (2.19%) IBM Notes
10 10 (1.99%) SharePoint 2010
11 8 (1.59%) WebSphere
12 7 (1.39%) Lotus Domino
13 6 (1.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 5 (0.99%) JBoss
14 5 (0.99%) WebLogic
15 3 (0.60%) Tomcat
15 3 (0.60%) Exchange Server 5.5
15 3 (0.60%) Site Server
Applications
1 66 (13.12%) MS Excel
2 59 (11.73%) MS Office
3 11 (2.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.80%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.20%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.20%) MS Project
5 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.40%) ResourceLink
2 1 (0.20%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.20%) SAP HCM
2 1 (0.20%) Eikon
2 1 (0.20%) Workday HCM
2 1 (0.20%) Lawson
2 1 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 31 (6.16%) Office 365
2 16 (3.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.39%) SuccessFactors
4 5 (0.99%) SaaS
5 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.20%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 122 (24.25%) SAN
2 92 (18.29%) DNS
3 74 (14.71%) TCP/IP
4 59 (11.73%) DHCP
5 51 (10.14%) Firewall
6 44 (8.75%) NetScaler
7 43 (8.55%) VPN
8 40 (7.95%) NAS
9 39 (7.75%) WAN
10 33 (6.56%) LAN
11 27 (5.37%) VLAN
12 20 (3.98%) LDAP
13 17 (3.38%) iSCSI
14 16 (3.18%) SSL
15 14 (2.78%) Fibre Channel
16 13 (2.58%) Cisco ASA
16 13 (2.58%) Wi-Fi
16 13 (2.58%) DMZ
17 12 (2.39%) MPLS
18 11 (2.19%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (7.16%) SQL Server
2 20 (3.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (2.19%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (0.99%) Oracle Database
5 4 (0.80%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (0.60%) SQLPlus
6 3 (0.60%) MySQL
6 3 (0.60%) SQL Server 7
7 2 (0.40%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.20%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.20%) Big Data
8 1 (0.20%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.20%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.20%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.20%) DB2
8 1 (0.20%) Informix
Development Applications
1 2 (0.40%) Introscope
1 2 (0.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.20%) WinDbg
2 1 (0.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.20%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.20%) MSI
General
1 52 (10.34%) Finance
2 23 (4.57%) Banking
3 17 (3.38%) Telecoms
4 16 (3.18%) Investment Banking
5 8 (1.59%) Manufacturing
5 8 (1.59%) Retail
5 8 (1.59%) Marketing
6 5 (0.99%) Games
7 4 (0.80%) Local Government
7 4 (0.80%) Back Office
7 4 (0.80%) Legal
8 2 (0.40%) Law
8 2 (0.40%) Military
8 2 (0.40%) Advertising
9 1 (0.20%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.20%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.20%) Automotive
9 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.20%) Front Office
9 1 (0.20%) French Language
Job Titles
1 68 (13.52%) Analyst
2 61 (12.13%) Consultant
3 46 (9.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 45 (8.95%) Support Engineer
5 38 (7.55%) Architect
6 36 (7.16%) Desktop Engineer
7 35 (6.96%) Desktop Support
8 30 (5.96%) 3rd Line Support
9 28 (5.57%) Support Analyst
10 21 (4.17%) IT Support
11 20 (3.98%) VMware Engineer
11 20 (3.98%) 2nd Line Support
11 20 (3.98%) Server Engineer
12 18 (3.58%) Systems Engineer
12 18 (3.58%) Wintel Analyst
13 17 (3.38%) Technical Consultant
14 16 (3.18%) Desktop Support Engineer
14 16 (3.18%) Network Engineer
14 16 (3.18%) Security Engineer
15 14 (2.78%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (3.18%) Middleware
2 14 (2.78%) .NET
3 6 (1.19%) SailPoint
4 5 (0.99%) REST
4 5 (0.99%) SOAP
5 4 (0.80%) XML
6 3 (0.60%) X-Windows
6 3 (0.60%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (0.40%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
7 2 (0.40%) Web Services
7 2 (0.40%) Java EE
7 2 (0.40%) LAMP
7 2 (0.40%) DOM
7 2 (0.40%) JAXB
8 1 (0.20%) SAML
8 1 (0.20%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.20%) Application Packaging
8 1 (0.20%) Apache Flex
8 1 (0.20%) OAuth
8 1 (0.20%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 32 (6.36%) Replication
1 32 (6.36%) Clustering
2 25 (4.97%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (4.77%) Blackberry
4 22 (4.37%) PKI
5 14 (2.78%) EqualLogic
6 13 (2.58%) Management Information System
7 9 (1.79%) NHS
8 8 (1.59%) Client/Server
9 6 (1.19%) Thin Client
9 6 (1.19%) PDA
9 6 (1.19%) Fat Client
9 6 (1.19%) Enterprise Storage
10 5 (0.99%) Online Games
10 5 (0.99%) iPhone
10 5 (0.99%) HACMP
11 4 (0.80%) CLARiiON
11 4 (0.80%) Computer Science
11 4 (0.80%) CMDB
12 3 (0.60%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 308 (61.23%) Windows
2 139 (27.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 99 (19.68%) Windows Server 2012
4 95 (18.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 89 (17.69%) Windows 7
6 68 (13.52%) Linux
7 43 (8.55%) Windows XP
8 37 (7.36%) UNIX
9 24 (4.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 19 (3.78%) Windows 8
11 17 (3.38%) Solaris
11 17 (3.38%) Windows Vista
12 12 (2.39%) AIX
13 7 (1.39%) Android
14 6 (1.19%) HPUX
14 6 (1.19%) Windows 2000
15 4 (0.80%) SUSE
15 4 (0.80%) Apple iOS
15 4 (0.80%) Windows 2000 Server
16 3 (0.60%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (24.06%) ITIL
2 64 (12.72%) Migration
3 39 (7.75%) Project Management
4 29 (5.77%) Disaster Recovery
5 28 (5.57%) Identity Management
6 27 (5.37%) Performance Monitoring
7 25 (4.97%) Configuration Management
8 24 (4.77%) Incident Management
9 20 (3.98%) Low Latency
10 19 (3.78%) Time Management
11 17 (3.38%) ITSM
12 16 (3.18%) High Availability
12 16 (3.18%) Performance Tuning
13 15 (2.98%) Asset Management
13 15 (2.98%) Service Delivery
13 15 (2.98%) Problem Management
14 14 (2.78%) Change Management
15 13 (2.58%) PRINCE2
15 13 (2.58%) Capacity Planning
16 11 (2.19%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 83 (16.50%) PowerShell
2 65 (12.92%) SQL
3 36 (7.16%) VBScript
4 26 (5.17%) C#
5 11 (2.19%) VB
6 10 (1.99%) C
7 7 (1.39%) Java
8 6 (1.19%) PHP
8 6 (1.19%) Shell Script
9 5 (0.99%) PL/SQL
9 5 (0.99%) Perl
9 5 (0.99%) Bash Shell
10 3 (0.60%) C++
10 3 (0.60%) Python
11 2 (0.40%) VBA
11 2 (0.40%) Korn
12 1 (0.20%) R
12 1 (0.20%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.20%) MUMPS
12 1 (0.20%) JCL
Qualifications
1 56 (11.13%) Microsoft Certification
1 56 (11.13%) Security Cleared
2 34 (6.76%) MCSE
3 33 (6.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 27 (5.37%) MCITP
5 24 (4.77%) SC Cleared
6 20 (3.98%) DV Cleared
7 16 (3.18%) MCP
8 15 (2.98%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (2.58%) Degree
10 12 (2.39%) CCNA
11 10 (1.99%) A+ Certification
12 8 (1.59%) RHCT
12 8 (1.59%) VCP4
13 7 (1.39%) MCDST
13 7 (1.39%) Dell Certification
13 7 (1.39%) MCSA
14 6 (1.19%) CCNP
15 4 (0.80%) CISSP
16 3 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (5.17%) SLA
2 8 (1.59%) QA
3 5 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.80%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.40%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.20%) Data Quality
System Software
1 187 (37.18%) Active Directory
2 134 (26.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 103 (20.48%) Hyper-V
4 76 (15.11%) vSphere
5 45 (8.95%) XenApp
6 42 (8.35%) XenDesktop
7 37 (7.36%) VMware ESXi
8 28 (5.57%) VMware ESX
9 17 (3.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 14 (2.78%) DFS Replication
11 10 (1.99%) XenServer
11 10 (1.99%) Terminal Services
11 10 (1.99%) Microsoft App-V
12 9 (1.79%) NFS
13 8 (1.59%) vCloud
14 6 (1.19%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 6 (1.19%) Firmware
15 5 (0.99%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 4 (0.80%) KVM
16 4 (0.80%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 76 (15.11%) SCCM
2 40 (7.95%) SCOM
3 27 (5.37%) SCVMM
3 27 (5.37%) NetBackup
4 21 (4.17%) HP SIM
5 17 (3.38%) Backup Exec
5 17 (3.38%) WSUS
6 15 (2.98%) EdgeSight
7 13 (2.58%) Puppet
8 12 (2.39%) Tivoli
9 9 (1.79%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 8 (1.59%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 7 (1.39%) Tivoli Identity Manager
11 7 (1.39%) ARCserve
12 6 (1.19%) Norton AntiVirus
12 6 (1.19%) Nagios
12 6 (1.19%) SCOrch
13 5 (0.99%) SolarWinds Orion
14 4 (0.80%) HP Data Protector
14 4 (0.80%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 225 (44.73%) VMware
2 216 (42.94%) Microsoft
3 213 (42.35%) HP
4 108 (21.47%) Citrix
5 106 (21.07%) Cisco
6 65 (12.92%) IBM
7 58 (11.53%) EMC
8 57 (11.33%) NetApp
9 46 (9.15%) Symantec
10 36 (7.16%) Oracle
11 32 (6.36%) Red Hat
12 28 (5.57%) Sun
12 28 (5.57%) Veeam
13 24 (4.77%) Veritas
13 24 (4.77%) CA
14 21 (4.17%) CommVault
14 21 (4.17%) AppSense
15 19 (3.78%) Wyse
15 19 (3.78%) ServiceNow
16 17 (3.38%) Juniper
Wiltshire
LA International
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
South Yorkshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Rate: From £300 to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £520 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £330 - £600 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: market rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sopra Steria Recruitment Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £9 - £11 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Aberdeen
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Expert Employment Ltd
Rate: £100 - £130 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Square One Resources
Rate: £725 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Incisive Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Altrincham
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £240 - £280 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 7 days ago
Leicester
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Cornwall
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £240 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Redditch
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Middlesex
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago