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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dell
Rank 345 310 341
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +31
Contract jobs citing Dell 302 303 258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.52% 0.59% 0.47%
As % of the Vendors category 1.15% 1.27% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 146 97
Average daily rate
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£348 £225 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.66% -29.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £150 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £385 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £200 £313
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -36.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 42 60
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.95 £30.24 £22.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £14.13
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +38.05%

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
26296 23879 25674
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.02% 46.26% 47.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 15352 13520 13230
Average daily rate £388 £388 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1245 1147 1320
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.85 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.86% -6.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.03 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.16% -5.10%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 23 October 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 -30 286 £345 +46.03% 113
London +13 143 £400 +23.07% 37
South East -15 40 £368 +83.75% 22
City of London +24 36 £475 +30.58% 5
Berkshire +25 21 £378 +106.84% 4
East of England -38 20 £273 +32.92% 10
North West -3 19 £206 +37.00% 8
East Midlands +9 16 £115 -58.18% 7
Yorkshire -10 16 £290 +28.88% 3
West Midlands -19 15 £300 +43.71% 11
South West -36 14 £242 +42.35% 12
Manchester - 10 £175 - 6
Slough +2 9 £355 +77.50%
Surrey -2 9 £373 +2.05% 8
Cambridgeshire -8 9 £250 +31.57% 2
Northamptonshire - 9 £115 - 3
West Yorkshire -3 8 £295 +31.11% 3
Wiltshire - 8 £238 -
Birmingham -7 7 £300 +100.00% 5
Scotland -17 6 £323 +148.07% 3
South Yorkshire +4 5 £275 +22.22%
Leeds -1 5 £298 +10.18%
Swindon - 5 £238 -
Lancashire - 5 £236 -
Cambridge -6 4 £201 +5.92% 2
Croydon -11 4 £355 -20.22%
Essex -14 4 - - 1
Hampshire -18 4 £368 +11.36% 4
Hertfordshire -21 4 £400 +142.42% 4
Bracknell - 4 £378 -

Dell
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 367 (66.85%) Windows
2 249 (45.36%) Microsoft
3 244 (44.44%) Active Directory
4 231 (42.08%) HP
5 188 (34.24%) VMware
6 160 (29.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 152 (27.69%) SAN
8 149 (27.14%) Windows 7
9 137 (24.95%) DNS
9 137 (24.95%) Windows Server 2003
10 131 (23.86%) ITIL
11 127 (23.13%) MS Exchange
12 126 (22.95%) Cisco
13 113 (20.58%) VMware Infrastructure
14 103 (18.76%) Citrix
15 101 (18.40%) MS Office
16 98 (17.85%) DHCP
17 95 (17.30%) Migration
18 92 (16.76%) Windows XP
19 87 (15.85%) SCCM
20 79 (14.39%) Security Cleared
21 78 (14.21%) MS Excel
21 78 (14.21%) Firewall
22 74 (13.48%) SQL
23 70 (12.75%) vSphere
23 70 (12.75%) Hyper-V
24 68 (12.39%) TCP/IP
25 65 (11.84%) Linux
26 64 (11.66%) EMC
26 64 (11.66%) SC Cleared

Dell
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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
1 127 (23.13%) MS Exchange
2 60 (10.93%) Exchange Server 2010
3 48 (8.74%) IIS
4 39 (7.10%) Lync
5 38 (6.92%) Exchange Server 2003
6 36 (6.56%) SharePoint
7 19 (3.46%) Exchange Server 2007
8 18 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2013
8 18 (3.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 18 (3.28%) IBM Notes
9 12 (2.19%) SharePoint 2010
10 10 (1.82%) WebSphere
11 8 (1.46%) JBoss
11 8 (1.46%) Lotus Domino
11 8 (1.46%) Apache
12 7 (1.28%) WebLogic
13 5 (0.91%) Office Communications Server
14 3 (0.55%) Exchange Server 5.5
14 3 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
15 2 (0.36%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 101 (18.40%) MS Office
2 78 (14.21%) MS Excel
3 12 (2.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.28%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.09%) MS Project
6 2 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.18%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.18%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 17 (3.10%) ResourceLink
2 2 (0.36%) Cerner Millennium
3 1 (0.18%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.18%) Changepoint
3 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.18%) BPCS
Cloud Services
1 21 (3.83%) SaaS
2 18 (3.28%) Office 365
3 16 (2.91%) SuccessFactors
4 5 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.18%) Taleo
5 1 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 152 (27.69%) SAN
2 137 (24.95%) DNS
3 98 (17.85%) DHCP
4 78 (14.21%) Firewall
5 68 (12.39%) TCP/IP
6 62 (11.29%) VPN
7 51 (9.29%) LAN
8 42 (7.65%) WAN
9 39 (7.10%) NAS
10 34 (6.19%) VLAN
11 31 (5.65%) iSCSI
11 31 (5.65%) Fibre Channel
12 24 (4.37%) Wireless
13 21 (3.83%) LDAP
13 21 (3.83%) Internet
14 20 (3.64%) Wi-Fi
14 20 (3.64%) Cisco ASA
15 17 (3.10%) Cisco IOS
16 15 (2.73%) IPsec
16 15 (2.73%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (8.74%) SQL Server
2 24 (4.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (2.55%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (1.46%) MySQL
5 6 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (0.91%) SQLPlus
6 5 (0.91%) SQL Server 2000
6 5 (0.91%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.55%) SQL Server 7
8 2 (0.36%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.36%) DataStage
8 2 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.18%) Ingres
9 1 (0.18%) MS Access
9 1 (0.18%) Cognos Impromptu
9 1 (0.18%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.18%) DB2
9 1 (0.18%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.18%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.18%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 6 (1.09%) Git (software)
1 6 (1.09%) MSI
2 5 (0.91%) Subversion
3 3 (0.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (0.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (0.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.18%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.18%) WinDbg
5 1 (0.18%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 57 (10.38%) Finance
2 23 (4.19%) Banking
3 22 (4.01%) Telecoms
4 14 (2.55%) Investment Banking
5 9 (1.64%) Retail
6 7 (1.28%) Games
7 6 (1.09%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.09%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.09%) French Language
8 5 (0.91%) Back Office
9 4 (0.73%) Law
10 3 (0.55%) Advertising
11 2 (0.36%) Military
11 2 (0.36%) Legal
11 2 (0.36%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.36%) Norwegian Language
12 1 (0.18%) Danish Language
12 1 (0.18%) Local Government
12 1 (0.18%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.18%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 78 (14.21%) Architect
2 65 (11.84%) Support Engineer
3 57 (10.38%) Analyst
4 54 (9.84%) Consultant
5 39 (7.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 37 (6.74%) 3rd Line Support
7 36 (6.56%) Support Analyst
8 28 (5.10%) Desktop Support
9 27 (4.92%) 2nd Line Support
10 20 (3.64%) Server Engineer
11 19 (3.46%) Desktop Engineer
11 19 (3.46%) Enterprise Architect
12 18 (3.28%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 18 (3.28%) Systems Engineer
12 18 (3.28%) Infrastructure Architect
13 17 (3.10%) IT Support
14 16 (2.91%) Administrator
14 16 (2.91%) Desktop Support Engineer
15 15 (2.73%) Technical Architect
15 15 (2.73%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.46%) .NET
1 8 (1.46%) Application Packaging
2 5 (0.91%) Web Services
2 5 (0.91%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (0.73%) Middleware
3 4 (0.73%) .NET Framework
4 3 (0.55%) X-Windows
5 1 (0.18%) YAML
5 1 (0.18%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (0.18%) LAMP
5 1 (0.18%) MSMQ
5 1 (0.18%) JSP
5 1 (0.18%) SOAP
5 1 (0.18%) XML
5 1 (0.18%) ODBC
5 1 (0.18%) J2EE
5 1 (0.18%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 60 (10.93%) Blackberry
2 35 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (5.83%) Clustering
4 30 (5.46%) EqualLogic
5 26 (4.74%) PDA
6 24 (4.37%) Replication
7 15 (2.73%) CLARiiON
7 15 (2.73%) Client/Server
8 12 (2.19%) Management Information System
9 11 (2.00%) Fat Client
9 11 (2.00%) Celerra
9 11 (2.00%) Thin Client
10 10 (1.82%) iPhone
11 8 (1.46%) iPad
11 8 (1.46%) NHS
12 7 (1.28%) Online Games
12 7 (1.28%) HACMP
13 6 (1.09%) CESG
13 6 (1.09%) Video Conferencing
14 5 (0.91%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 367 (66.85%) Windows
2 160 (29.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 149 (27.14%) Windows 7
4 137 (24.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 92 (16.76%) Windows XP
6 65 (11.84%) Linux
7 64 (11.66%) Windows Server 2012
8 37 (6.74%) Windows 8
9 30 (5.46%) UNIX
10 25 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 24 (4.37%) Windows Vista
12 15 (2.73%) AIX
13 12 (2.19%) Windows 2000 Server
14 11 (2.00%) Solaris
15 8 (1.46%) CentOS
15 8 (1.46%) SUSE
16 5 (0.91%) Oracle Linux
17 4 (0.73%) Windows Phone
17 4 (0.73%) Android
18 3 (0.55%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (23.86%) ITIL
2 95 (17.30%) Migration
3 25 (4.55%) Identity Management
4 23 (4.19%) Asset Management
5 20 (3.64%) Root Cause Analysis
5 20 (3.64%) Problem Management
6 19 (3.46%) Performance Monitoring
7 17 (3.10%) Disaster Recovery
7 17 (3.10%) Project Management
8 16 (2.91%) Data Protection
8 16 (2.91%) Time Management
9 15 (2.73%) Change Management
10 13 (2.37%) Configuration Management
11 12 (2.19%) Performance Tuning
11 12 (2.19%) Service Management
11 12 (2.19%) PRINCE2
12 10 (1.82%) Kalman Filter
12 10 (1.82%) Service Delivery
12 10 (1.82%) TOGAF
13 9 (1.64%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 74 (13.48%) SQL
2 62 (11.29%) PowerShell
3 31 (5.65%) Perl
4 25 (4.55%) Java
4 25 (4.55%) Python
5 23 (4.19%) PL/SQL
6 20 (3.64%) VB
7 19 (3.46%) Shell Script
8 17 (3.10%) VBA
9 14 (2.55%) C
10 13 (2.37%) VBScript
11 6 (1.09%) PHP
12 3 (0.55%) C#
12 3 (0.55%) C++
12 3 (0.55%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.36%) Korn
14 1 (0.18%) Ruby
14 1 (0.18%) JCL
Qualifications
1 79 (14.39%) Security Cleared
2 64 (11.66%) SC Cleared
3 58 (10.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 46 (8.38%) MCSE
5 30 (5.46%) Cisco Certification
6 26 (4.74%) CCNA
6 26 (4.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 23 (4.19%) Degree
8 16 (2.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 15 (2.73%) MCITP
10 12 (2.19%) MCP
11 10 (1.82%) A+ Certification
12 8 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (1.46%) Dell Certification
12 8 (1.46%) CCNP
13 7 (1.28%) MCSA
13 7 (1.28%) VCP5
14 6 (1.09%) VCP4
14 6 (1.09%) Citrix Certification
14 6 (1.09%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.37%) SLA
2 7 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.91%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.55%) QA
5 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
System Software
1 244 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 113 (20.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 70 (12.75%) vSphere
3 70 (12.75%) Hyper-V
4 38 (6.92%) XenApp
5 29 (5.28%) XenDesktop
6 28 (5.10%) VMware ESX
7 24 (4.37%) XenServer
8 23 (4.19%) VMware ESXi
9 15 (2.73%) Terminal Services
10 14 (2.55%) Microsoft App-V
11 9 (1.64%) DFS Replication
12 8 (1.46%) NFS
12 8 (1.46%) Xen
12 8 (1.46%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 8 (1.46%) VMware Server
13 6 (1.09%) vCloud
13 6 (1.09%) MetaFrame
14 5 (0.91%) OCFS2
14 5 (0.91%) KVM
Systems Management
1 87 (15.85%) SCCM
2 30 (5.46%) SCOM
3 24 (4.37%) WSUS
4 21 (3.83%) Backup Exec
5 19 (3.46%) NetBackup
6 15 (2.73%) SCOrch
6 15 (2.73%) Puppet
7 13 (2.37%) Norton AntiVirus
8 11 (2.00%) Nagios
9 9 (1.64%) DameWare
9 9 (1.64%) OpenView
10 8 (1.46%) Tivoli
11 7 (1.28%) SCVMM
12 6 (1.09%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 6 (1.09%) Cobbler
12 6 (1.09%) Opsview
12 6 (1.09%) BladeLogic
13 5 (0.91%) FortiGate
13 5 (0.91%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 5 (0.91%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 249 (45.36%) Microsoft
2 231 (42.08%) HP
3 188 (34.24%) VMware
4 126 (22.95%) Cisco
5 103 (18.76%) Citrix
6 64 (11.66%) EMC
7 55 (10.02%) IBM
8 44 (8.01%) Oracle
8 44 (8.01%) Symantec
9 40 (7.29%) NetApp
10 33 (6.01%) CheckPoint
11 28 (5.10%) Sun
12 26 (4.74%) Red Hat
13 22 (4.01%) SAP
14 19 (3.46%) Lotus
14 19 (3.46%) webMethods
15 18 (3.28%) Compaq
15 18 (3.28%) SonicWALL
16 17 (3.10%) Software AG
17 16 (2.91%) McAfee
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Roc Search
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Rate: £180 - £200 per day
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Rate: £150 - £170 per day
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Rate: £90 - £120 per day
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G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
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Spring Technology
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
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