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 November 2014 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dell
Rank 351 310 339
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +29
Contract jobs citing Dell 280 296 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.49% 0.58% 0.48%
As % of the Vendors category 1.10% 1.25% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 140 93
Average daily rate
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£355 £259 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.19% -13.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £145 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £225 £300
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 45 62
Average hourly rate £18.88 £15.35 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.96% -5.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.19 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £28.28 £24.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -6.06%

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
25375 23594 24340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.62% 46.25% 47.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 14989 13434 12552
Average daily rate £385 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.28% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1240 1162 1382
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £37.03 £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 November 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 27 November 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 27 November 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
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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 -19 263 £350 +27.27% 105
London +9 133 £394 +21.15% 42
South East -9 43 £373 +37.96% 11
City of London +16 33 £475 +35.71% 9
East of England -19 25 £300 +22.44% 5
Berkshire +21 22 £378 +42.45% 2
East Midlands +19 21 £280 -25.33% 3
North West -27 13 £275 +83.33% 10
Hertfordshire - 12 £413 - 1
West Midlands -19 11 £300 +100.00% 7
Northamptonshire - 10 £113 - 1
Slough - 10 £300 -
South West -41 9 £240 +39.13% 19
Watford - 9 £400 -
Cambridgeshire -11 8 £250 +31.57% 2
Hampshire -28 8 £368 -2.00% 5
Surrey -8 7 £408 +11.64%
Scotland -12 7 £458 +137.66% 5
Yorkshire -15 7 £275 +22.22% 6
Merseyside +1 6 £260 +73.33%
Canary Wharf - 5 - -
Cambridge 0 4 £201 +5.92% 2
Glasgow -3 4 £440 +60.00% 1
Bracknell -3 4 £383 -
Manchester -4 4 £350 - 7
Birmingham -5 4 £300 +100.00% 1
West Yorkshire -10 4 £285 +26.66% 5
Maidenhead - 4 £400 - 1
Liverpool -4 3 £275 +83.33%
Bedfordshire -9 3 £270 -1.81%

Dell
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

1 369 (64.96%) Windows
2 244 (42.96%) Active Directory
3 243 (42.78%) Microsoft
4 235 (41.37%) HP
5 209 (36.80%) VMware
6 162 (28.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 154 (27.11%) SAN
8 141 (24.82%) ITIL
9 140 (24.65%) Windows 7
10 134 (23.59%) DNS
11 129 (22.71%) MS Exchange
11 129 (22.71%) VMware Infrastructure
12 127 (22.36%) Cisco
13 124 (21.83%) Windows Server 2003
14 107 (18.84%) Citrix
15 104 (18.31%) Migration
16 96 (16.90%) MS Office
17 92 (16.20%) DHCP
17 92 (16.20%) SCCM
18 87 (15.32%) Windows Server 2012
19 83 (14.61%) Hyper-V
19 83 (14.61%) MS Excel
20 82 (14.44%) Windows XP
21 79 (13.91%) vSphere
22 78 (13.73%) TCP/IP
23 75 (13.20%) Firewall
24 74 (13.03%) PowerShell
25 73 (12.85%) Linux
26 72 (12.68%) Security Cleared
27 69 (12.15%) IBM

Dell
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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
1 129 (22.71%) MS Exchange
2 65 (11.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 44 (7.75%) Lync
4 41 (7.22%) IIS
5 37 (6.51%) SharePoint
5 37 (6.51%) Exchange Server 2003
6 24 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2013
7 21 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
8 16 (2.82%) IBM Notes
8 16 (2.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 11 (1.94%) Apache
10 10 (1.76%) WebSphere
10 10 (1.76%) SharePoint 2010
11 8 (1.41%) JBoss
11 8 (1.41%) Lotus Domino
12 7 (1.23%) WebLogic
13 4 (0.70%) OpenStack
13 4 (0.70%) Office Communications Server
14 3 (0.53%) Exchange Server 5.5
15 2 (0.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 96 (16.90%) MS Office
2 83 (14.61%) MS Excel
3 12 (2.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.23%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.88%) MS Project
6 2 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.18%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.18%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 14 (2.46%) ResourceLink
2 1 (0.18%) Workday HCM
2 1 (0.18%) Eikon
2 1 (0.18%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.18%) SAP HCM
2 1 (0.18%) Cerner Millennium
2 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.18%) BPCS
2 1 (0.18%) Lawson
Cloud Services
1 22 (3.87%) Office 365
2 17 (2.99%) SaaS
3 14 (2.46%) SuccessFactors
4 12 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.18%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 154 (27.11%) SAN
2 134 (23.59%) DNS
3 92 (16.20%) DHCP
4 78 (13.73%) TCP/IP
5 75 (13.20%) Firewall
6 63 (11.09%) VPN
7 51 (8.98%) LAN
8 41 (7.22%) WAN
9 39 (6.87%) NAS
10 36 (6.34%) VLAN
11 29 (5.11%) iSCSI
12 27 (4.75%) Fibre Channel
13 24 (4.23%) LDAP
14 23 (4.05%) Wireless
15 20 (3.52%) Wi-Fi
15 20 (3.52%) Cisco ASA
16 19 (3.35%) Internet
17 17 (2.99%) Cisco IOS
18 16 (2.82%) IPsec
19 15 (2.64%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (6.34%) SQL Server
2 19 (3.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (1.94%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (1.41%) MySQL
5 5 (0.88%) Oracle Database
5 5 (0.88%) SQLPlus
6 4 (0.70%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.53%) SQL Server 7
8 2 (0.35%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.18%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.18%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.18%) Big Data
9 1 (0.18%) Cognos Impromptu
9 1 (0.18%) Informix
9 1 (0.18%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.18%) MS Access
9 1 (0.18%) Ingres
9 1 (0.18%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.18%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (0.88%) Git (software)
2 4 (0.70%) MSI
2 4 (0.70%) Subversion
3 3 (0.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.18%) Wise Package Studio
4 1 (0.18%) WinDbg
4 1 (0.18%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.18%) InstallShield
General
1 55 (9.68%) Finance
2 24 (4.23%) Banking
3 17 (2.99%) Telecoms
4 16 (2.82%) Investment Banking
5 9 (1.58%) Games
6 7 (1.23%) Retail
7 6 (1.06%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.06%) French Language
8 5 (0.88%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.70%) Law
9 4 (0.70%) Back Office
10 3 (0.53%) Legal
11 2 (0.35%) Military
11 2 (0.35%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.35%) Norwegian Language
12 1 (0.18%) Danish Language
12 1 (0.18%) Local Government
12 1 (0.18%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.18%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.18%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 74 (13.03%) Architect
2 63 (11.09%) Support Engineer
3 60 (10.56%) Consultant
4 59 (10.39%) Analyst
5 48 (8.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 36 (6.34%) Desktop Support
7 35 (6.16%) 3rd Line Support
8 27 (4.75%) Support Analyst
9 24 (4.23%) Desktop Engineer
10 23 (4.05%) Systems Engineer
11 22 (3.87%) 2nd Line Support
12 19 (3.35%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 19 (3.35%) Infrastructure Architect
12 19 (3.35%) Enterprise Architect
13 18 (3.17%) VMware Engineer
13 18 (3.17%) IT Support
13 18 (3.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 17 (2.99%) Server Engineer
15 15 (2.64%) Deployment Engineer
15 15 (2.64%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (1.94%) .NET
2 8 (1.41%) Application Packaging
3 6 (1.06%) Middleware
4 5 (0.88%) WebSphere MQ
5 4 (0.70%) SOAP
5 4 (0.70%) Web Services
5 4 (0.70%) .NET Framework
5 4 (0.70%) REST
6 3 (0.53%) X-Windows
7 2 (0.35%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
8 1 (0.18%) YAML
8 1 (0.18%) OAuth
8 1 (0.18%) SAP PI
8 1 (0.18%) SailPoint
8 1 (0.18%) Apache Flex
8 1 (0.18%) LAMP
8 1 (0.18%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (0.18%) XML
8 1 (0.18%) JSP
8 1 (0.18%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 54 (9.51%) Blackberry
2 36 (6.34%) Clustering
3 32 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
4 31 (5.46%) EqualLogic
5 29 (5.11%) Replication
6 24 (4.23%) PDA
7 17 (2.99%) Client/Server
8 15 (2.64%) Management Information System
9 12 (2.11%) Thin Client
9 12 (2.11%) CLARiiON
9 12 (2.11%) Fat Client
10 10 (1.76%) NHS
11 9 (1.58%) Online Games
12 8 (1.41%) Celerra
13 7 (1.23%) iPad
13 7 (1.23%) iPhone
13 7 (1.23%) HACMP
14 6 (1.06%) CESG
15 5 (0.88%) Hedge funds
15 5 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 369 (64.96%) Windows
2 162 (28.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 140 (24.65%) Windows 7
4 124 (21.83%) Windows Server 2003
5 87 (15.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 82 (14.44%) Windows XP
7 73 (12.85%) Linux
8 32 (5.63%) UNIX
8 32 (5.63%) Windows 8
9 30 (5.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 19 (3.35%) Windows Vista
11 14 (2.46%) AIX
12 12 (2.11%) Solaris
13 11 (1.94%) Windows 2000 Server
14 8 (1.41%) SUSE
15 7 (1.23%) CentOS
16 6 (1.06%) Windows 2000
17 5 (0.88%) Oracle Linux
18 4 (0.70%) HPUX
18 4 (0.70%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (24.82%) ITIL
2 104 (18.31%) Migration
3 29 (5.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 26 (4.58%) Identity Management
4 26 (4.58%) Project Management
5 23 (4.05%) Performance Monitoring
5 23 (4.05%) Asset Management
6 22 (3.87%) Problem Management
7 21 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
8 19 (3.35%) Configuration Management
9 17 (2.99%) Performance Tuning
10 16 (2.82%) Data Protection
11 15 (2.64%) Change Management
12 14 (2.46%) Incident Management
12 14 (2.46%) Time Management
13 12 (2.11%) Service Management
13 12 (2.11%) Kalman Filter
14 11 (1.94%) Capacity Planning
14 11 (1.94%) PRINCE2
15 10 (1.76%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 74 (13.03%) PowerShell
2 66 (11.62%) SQL
3 24 (4.23%) Perl
4 22 (3.87%) Java
5 21 (3.70%) Python
6 20 (3.52%) PL/SQL
7 19 (3.35%) VBScript
8 17 (2.99%) Shell Script
9 16 (2.82%) VB
10 15 (2.64%) C
11 14 (2.46%) VBA
12 7 (1.23%) C#
12 7 (1.23%) PHP
13 5 (0.88%) Bash Shell
14 4 (0.70%) C++
15 2 (0.35%) Korn
16 1 (0.18%) Ruby
16 1 (0.18%) MUMPS
16 1 (0.18%) JCL
Qualifications
1 72 (12.68%) Security Cleared
2 63 (11.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 56 (9.86%) SC Cleared
4 46 (8.10%) MCSE
5 28 (4.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 24 (4.23%) Cisco Certification
7 20 (3.52%) CCNA
7 20 (3.52%) Degree
8 19 (3.35%) MCITP
9 16 (2.82%) MCP
10 12 (2.11%) MCSA
10 12 (2.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 10 (1.76%) Dell Certification
11 10 (1.76%) A+ Certification
12 9 (1.58%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (1.23%) RHCSA
13 7 (1.23%) CCNP
14 6 (1.06%) RHCT
15 4 (0.70%) MCDST
16 3 (0.53%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.75%) SLA
2 6 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.70%) QA
3 4 (0.70%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.18%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 244 (42.96%) Active Directory
2 129 (22.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 83 (14.61%) Hyper-V
4 79 (13.91%) vSphere
5 36 (6.34%) XenApp
6 32 (5.63%) VMware ESX
7 30 (5.28%) XenDesktop
8 28 (4.93%) VMware ESXi
9 21 (3.70%) XenServer
10 15 (2.64%) Terminal Services
11 14 (2.46%) Microsoft App-V
12 12 (2.11%) DFS Replication
13 11 (1.94%) NFS
14 9 (1.58%) vCloud
14 9 (1.58%) Xen
15 8 (1.41%) MetaFrame
15 8 (1.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 8 (1.41%) VMware Server
16 6 (1.06%) Firmware
16 6 (1.06%) KVM
Systems Management
1 92 (16.20%) SCCM
2 36 (6.34%) SCOM
3 22 (3.87%) Backup Exec
4 20 (3.52%) NetBackup
5 19 (3.35%) Puppet
6 18 (3.17%) WSUS
7 15 (2.64%) SCOrch
8 14 (2.46%) Norton AntiVirus
9 13 (2.29%) SCVMM
10 11 (1.94%) Nagios
10 11 (1.94%) Tivoli
11 9 (1.58%) OpenView
12 7 (1.23%) HP SIM
13 6 (1.06%) BladeLogic
14 5 (0.88%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 5 (0.88%) Opsview
14 5 (0.88%) Cobbler
14 5 (0.88%) Red Hat Spacewalk
14 5 (0.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 5 (0.88%) DameWare
Vendors
1 243 (42.78%) Microsoft
2 235 (41.37%) HP
3 209 (36.80%) VMware
4 127 (22.36%) Cisco
5 107 (18.84%) Citrix
6 69 (12.15%) IBM
7 59 (10.39%) EMC
8 53 (9.33%) NetApp
9 51 (8.98%) Oracle
10 49 (8.63%) Symantec
11 35 (6.16%) Sun
12 34 (5.99%) Red Hat
13 31 (5.46%) CheckPoint
14 21 (3.70%) CommVault
15 19 (3.35%) SAP
16 17 (2.99%) SonicWALL
16 17 (2.99%) Veritas
16 17 (2.99%) Lotus
16 17 (2.99%) Juniper
17 16 (2.82%) webMethods
City, London
Hays London City Projects
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £325 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Roc Search
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Peopleworks
Rate: From £450 to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Reed Technology
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: £150 - 180 per day + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Capita - ITPS
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Capita - ITPS
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £150.00 - £180.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Aberdeen
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £150.00 - £180.00 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 300-370 Per Day
Posted: 21 days ago
North Lanarkshire
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £250.00 - £340.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Wakefield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 22 days ago