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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dell
Rank 358 371 307
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -64
Contract jobs citing Dell 299 256 306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.53% 0.47% 0.60%
As % of the Vendors category 1.20% 1.04% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 126 128
Average daily rate
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£355 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £125 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £250
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 23 56
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.90 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.20% +13.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £12.98 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.15 £25.00 £27.33
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.68 £22.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-25.86% +18.42%

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
24958 24663 23724
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.83% 45.07% 46.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 14675 13604 12843
Average daily rate £400 £378 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.96% -2.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £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 1071 1068 1189
Average hourly rate £18.07 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.38% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.85 £37.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.16%

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 August 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 August 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 August 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 +15 267 £363 +7.40% 93
London +17 130 £375 +7.14% 40
South East +7 58 £363 +22.88% 19
City of London -3 33 £400 +23.07% 13
East of England +22 32 £333 -5.00% 4
Oxfordshire -7 18 £450 +33.33% 2
Surrey +9 14 £235 -27.69% 2
South West +6 14 £275 -31.25% 12
West Midlands -10 14 £400 +17.64% 5
Hertfordshire - 13 £310 - 2
South Wales +11 11 £309 +54.37% 4
Wales +5 11 £309 +54.37% 4
Cardiff - 10 £343 - 2
Cambridgeshire +1 9 £375 -
Scotland -11 9 £288 -1.70% 1
Worcestershire -5 8 £400 +17.64%
North West -37 8 £350 +16.34% 8
Bristol +2 7 £275 - 6
Berkshire +2 7 £413 +42.24% 8
Essex -13 7 £356 +1.78%
Cambridge +2 6 £315 -
Edinburgh -2 6 £288 -4.16%
Croydon -14 6 £494 +110.10%
East Midlands -6 5 £95 - 1
Oxford -14 5 £500 +48.14% 1
Hampshire -14 5 £400 +23.07% 1
Wiltshire - 5 £173 - 1
Worcester -6 4 £400 +17.64%
West Sussex -11 4 £120 -4.00%
Northamptonshire - 4 £95 -

Dell
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 361 (60.67%) Windows
2 251 (42.18%) Microsoft
3 241 (40.50%) VMware
4 236 (39.66%) HP
5 231 (38.82%) Active Directory
6 173 (29.08%) SAN
7 148 (24.87%) Windows Server 2008
8 141 (23.70%) Cisco
8 141 (23.70%) ITIL
9 139 (23.36%) VMware Infrastructure
10 138 (23.19%) Windows Server 2012
11 132 (22.18%) Citrix
12 118 (19.83%) DNS
13 105 (17.65%) Windows 7
14 99 (16.64%) SQL
15 93 (15.63%) Hyper-V
16 91 (15.29%) Security Cleared
17 88 (14.79%) MS Office
17 88 (14.79%) DHCP
18 87 (14.62%) MS Exchange
19 85 (14.29%) Linux
20 84 (14.12%) vSphere
21 83 (13.95%) TCP/IP
22 82 (13.78%) Finance
23 81 (13.61%) Windows Server 2003
24 80 (13.45%) SCCM
25 77 (12.94%) MS Excel
26 75 (12.61%) IBM
27 74 (12.44%) LAN
27 74 (12.44%) Firewall

Dell
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 87 (14.62%) MS Exchange
2 51 (8.57%) SharePoint
3 44 (7.39%) IIS
4 36 (6.05%) Exchange Server 2010
5 22 (3.70%) Lync
5 22 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
6 21 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2013
7 16 (2.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 15 (2.52%) CMS
8 15 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2003
9 12 (2.02%) OpenStack
10 11 (1.85%) WebSphere
11 8 (1.34%) Apache
12 7 (1.18%) IBM Notes
12 7 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
13 6 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
13 6 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
13 6 (1.01%) Lotus Domino
14 4 (0.67%) NetWeaver
15 3 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 88 (14.79%) MS Office
2 77 (12.94%) MS Excel
3 12 (2.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (1.85%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.34%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 6 (1.01%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 3 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.50%) RMDS
2 3 (0.50%) SAP Business One
3 2 (0.34%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.34%) SAP HR
3 2 (0.34%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.34%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.17%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.17%) TeleForm
Cloud Services
1 35 (5.88%) Office 365
2 33 (5.55%) Boomi
3 18 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (1.68%) SaaS
4 10 (1.68%) SuccessFactors
5 4 (0.67%) Mimecast
5 4 (0.67%) PaaS
6 3 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.17%) IaaS
7 1 (0.17%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.17%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.17%) Yammer
7 1 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 173 (29.08%) SAN
2 118 (19.83%) DNS
3 88 (14.79%) DHCP
4 83 (13.95%) TCP/IP
5 74 (12.44%) LAN
5 74 (12.44%) Firewall
6 70 (11.76%) WAN
7 44 (7.39%) VPN
7 44 (7.39%) VLAN
8 37 (6.22%) NAS
9 30 (5.04%) Network Security
9 30 (5.04%) SSL
10 28 (4.71%) Ethernet
11 25 (4.20%) Fibre Channel
12 24 (4.03%) LDAP
13 22 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
14 21 (3.53%) iSCSI
14 21 (3.53%) NetScaler
14 21 (3.53%) PCoIP
14 21 (3.53%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (9.92%) SQL Server
2 15 (2.52%) MySQL
2 15 (2.52%) Big Data
3 11 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (1.18%) Hadoop
6 6 (1.01%) Oracle Database
7 5 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.50%) SAP HANA
10 2 (0.34%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.17%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.17%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.17%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (1.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (0.34%) Subversion
2 2 (0.34%) JIRA
2 2 (0.34%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.17%) JProfiler
3 1 (0.17%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.17%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.17%) JConsole
3 1 (0.17%) VisualVM
3 1 (0.17%) YourKit
3 1 (0.17%) Selenium
3 1 (0.17%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.17%) PowerBuilder
3 1 (0.17%) MSI
3 1 (0.17%) JMeter
General
1 82 (13.78%) Finance
2 30 (5.04%) Banking
3 20 (3.36%) Telecoms
4 10 (1.68%) Back Office
5 9 (1.51%) Law
6 7 (1.18%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.01%) Advertising
8 4 (0.67%) Publishing
8 4 (0.67%) Legal
8 4 (0.67%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.67%) Retail
9 3 (0.50%) Local Government
9 3 (0.50%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.50%) Marketing
9 3 (0.50%) French Language
9 3 (0.50%) Automotive
10 2 (0.34%) German Language
10 2 (0.34%) Front Office
10 2 (0.34%) Electronics
10 2 (0.34%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 71 (11.93%) Support Engineer
2 68 (11.43%) Analyst
3 63 (10.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 50 (8.40%) Architect
5 49 (8.24%) Desktop Support
6 47 (7.90%) 2nd Line Support
7 43 (7.23%) Consultant
8 39 (6.55%) Desktop Engineer
9 36 (6.05%) Server Engineer
9 36 (6.05%) Support Analyst
10 28 (4.71%) 3rd Line Support
11 23 (3.87%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 22 (3.70%) Administrator
13 20 (3.36%) Hardware Engineer
13 20 (3.36%) IT Support
14 18 (3.03%) Storage Engineer
14 18 (3.03%) Network Engineer
15 17 (2.86%) Technical Architect
16 16 (2.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 16 (2.69%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (3.53%) Web Services
2 10 (1.68%) SOAP
2 10 (1.68%) Middleware
3 8 (1.34%) .NET
3 8 (1.34%) SailPoint
4 7 (1.18%) XML
5 6 (1.01%) 802.1X
5 6 (1.01%) REST
6 4 (0.67%) JSON
6 4 (0.67%) J2EE
7 3 (0.50%) ODBC
8 2 (0.34%) JAXB
8 2 (0.34%) DOM
8 2 (0.34%) HTML
8 2 (0.34%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (0.34%) RESTful
9 1 (0.17%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
9 1 (0.17%) FIX Protocol
9 1 (0.17%) Software Packaging
9 1 (0.17%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 61 (10.25%) Data Centre
2 53 (8.91%) EqualLogic
3 49 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
4 35 (5.88%) Clustering
5 28 (4.71%) Replication
6 27 (4.54%) Blackberry
7 21 (3.53%) PKI
8 20 (3.36%) Management Information System
9 18 (3.03%) Client/Server
10 17 (2.86%) CLARiiON
11 12 (2.02%) Public Cloud
11 12 (2.02%) iPhone
12 11 (1.85%) EMC VNX
13 10 (1.68%) Smartphone
14 9 (1.51%) Video Conferencing
14 9 (1.51%) iPad
15 8 (1.34%) HP StoreVirtual
15 8 (1.34%) Fat Client
15 8 (1.34%) Thin Client
16 7 (1.18%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 361 (60.67%) Windows
2 148 (24.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 138 (23.19%) Windows Server 2012
4 105 (17.65%) Windows 7
5 85 (14.29%) Linux
6 81 (13.61%) Windows Server 2003
7 68 (11.43%) Windows XP
8 36 (6.05%) UNIX
9 34 (5.71%) Android
10 32 (5.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 27 (4.54%) Windows 8
12 18 (3.03%) Solaris
13 17 (2.86%) Windows 2000 Server
14 14 (2.35%) CentOS
14 14 (2.35%) Mac OS X
15 11 (1.85%) SUSE
16 9 (1.51%) Ubuntu
16 9 (1.51%) AIX
16 9 (1.51%) Data ONTAP
17 8 (1.34%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (23.70%) ITIL
2 50 (8.40%) Project Management
2 50 (8.40%) Migration
3 33 (5.55%) Disaster Recovery
4 26 (4.37%) Service Management
5 25 (4.20%) Capacity Management
6 23 (3.87%) Service Delivery
6 23 (3.87%) Change Management
7 22 (3.70%) Identity Management
7 22 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (3.53%) ITSM
9 20 (3.36%) Configuration Management
9 20 (3.36%) Incident Management
9 20 (3.36%) Performance Monitoring
10 19 (3.19%) Root Cause Analysis
11 18 (3.03%) ETL
12 17 (2.86%) Information Security
12 17 (2.86%) Server Building
13 16 (2.69%) Analytics
13 16 (2.69%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 99 (16.64%) SQL
2 71 (11.93%) PowerShell
3 24 (4.03%) Java
4 23 (3.87%) Perl
5 21 (3.53%) C#
6 19 (3.19%) Python
6 19 (3.19%) VBScript
7 16 (2.69%) Bash Shell
8 13 (2.18%) VB
9 8 (1.34%) Groovy
9 8 (1.34%) PHP
9 8 (1.34%) T-SQL
10 7 (1.18%) Shell Script
11 5 (0.84%) C
12 4 (0.67%) C++
13 3 (0.50%) JavaScript
14 2 (0.34%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.34%) VBA
14 2 (0.34%) Apex Code
15 1 (0.17%) R
Qualifications
1 91 (15.29%) Security Cleared
2 65 (10.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 53 (8.91%) Cisco Certification
4 43 (7.23%) MCSE
5 40 (6.72%) SC Cleared
6 38 (6.39%) CCNA
7 25 (4.20%) CCNP
8 20 (3.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 20 (3.36%) DV Cleared
9 16 (2.69%) Degree
10 15 (2.52%) MCITP
11 14 (2.35%) MCSA
12 11 (1.85%) MCP
12 11 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
13 10 (1.68%) A+ Certification
14 9 (1.51%) Citrix Certification
14 9 (1.51%) MCDST
15 7 (1.18%) VCP5
16 6 (1.01%) IBM Certification
17 5 (0.84%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.54%) SLA
2 9 (1.51%) QA
3 8 (1.34%) PCI DSS
4 7 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.17%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.17%) TickIT
System Software
1 231 (38.82%) Active Directory
2 139 (23.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 93 (15.63%) Hyper-V
4 84 (14.12%) vSphere
5 54 (9.08%) VMware ESXi
6 49 (8.24%) XenApp
7 33 (5.55%) VMware ESX
8 28 (4.71%) XenDesktop
9 16 (2.69%) XenServer
10 15 (2.52%) DFS Replication
11 13 (2.18%) NFS
12 11 (1.85%) Microsoft App-V
12 11 (1.85%) vCloud
13 10 (1.68%) Terminal Services
13 10 (1.68%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 6 (1.01%) SRDF
14 6 (1.01%) EMC RecoverPoint
15 5 (0.84%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 5 (0.84%) Postfix
16 3 (0.50%) IAG
Systems Management
1 80 (13.45%) SCCM
2 31 (5.21%) SCOM
3 29 (4.87%) NetBackup
4 21 (3.53%) WSUS
5 18 (3.03%) Puppet
6 14 (2.35%) Backup Exec
6 14 (2.35%) ARCserve
7 13 (2.18%) SCVMM
8 10 (1.68%) Tivoli
9 9 (1.51%) ZABBIX
9 9 (1.51%) SCOrch
10 8 (1.34%) Tivoli Identity Manager
11 7 (1.18%) Nagios
11 7 (1.18%) Cacti
11 7 (1.18%) McAfee ePO
11 7 (1.18%) NetCrunch
12 6 (1.01%) BladeLogic
12 6 (1.01%) Icinga
12 6 (1.01%) AirWatch
12 6 (1.01%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 251 (42.18%) Microsoft
2 241 (40.50%) VMware
3 236 (39.66%) HP
4 141 (23.70%) Cisco
5 132 (22.18%) Citrix
6 75 (12.61%) IBM
7 64 (10.76%) NetApp
8 63 (10.59%) Oracle
9 62 (10.42%) EMC
10 46 (7.73%) Red Hat
11 42 (7.06%) CommVault
11 42 (7.06%) Symantec
11 42 (7.06%) Dell Compellent
12 32 (5.38%) Apple
12 32 (5.38%) Juniper
13 30 (5.04%) McAfee
14 28 (4.71%) Brocade
15 26 (4.37%) CheckPoint
16 23 (3.87%) Veeam
17 22 (3.70%) 3PAR
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Square One Resources
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cornwall
Computer Futures
Rate: £100 - £120 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
FT Select
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £90.00 - £110.00 per day + n/a
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Think IT Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £11.38 - £14.00 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: on application
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £200 - £250 per day +
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £18 - £20 per hour
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Chippenham
Computer Futures
Rate: £100 - £125 per day
Posted: 25 days ago