The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors currently tracked.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dell
Rank 351 299 291
Rank change year-on-year
-52 -8
Contract jobs citing Dell 239 306 363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.45% 0.60% 0.63%
As % of the Vendors category 0.99% 1.28% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 129 158
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £149 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 57 55
Average hourly rate £17.33 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.53% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £10.50 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £27.00 £31.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.60 £19.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.13% +26.66%
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
24237 23956 27028
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.66% 47.11% 46.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 13465 12978 13603
Average daily rate £379 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.19% +3.33%
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 £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1061 1209 1385
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.88 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.94% +1.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 22 July 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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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 -65 215 £338 +3.84% 96
London -18 86 £345 -3.83% 27
South East -10 38 £300 -7.69% 21
West Midlands -20 28 £295 +41.31% 6
North West -4 24 £300 -7.56% 21
City of London +3 20 £331 -22.05% 2
Lancashire 0 17 £300 -7.56% 5
Scotland -12 17 £293 +82.81% 4
Worcestershire +6 16 £340 +7.93% 2
Hampshire +1 14 £325 +64.55% 3
East of England -27 14 £350 - 4
Yorkshire -3 11 £236 -27.30% 8
Essex +2 9 £350 +75.00%
Surrey -4 7 £325 +10.16% 6
South West -28 6 £400 +240.42% 7
West Sussex +5 5 £123 - 5
West Yorkshire +5 5 £210 - 7
Aberdeen +5 5 £110 -15.38%
Berkshire -2 5 £345 +6.15% 2
Cheshire -7 5 £288 - 5
Edinburgh -21 5 £300 - 1
Reading +7 4 £345 - 2
Woking +4 4 £170 -42.37% 4
East Midlands -5 4 - -
Nottinghamshire +13 3 - -
Crawley +9 3 £120 - 2
North Yorkshire +6 3 £263 -
Oxfordshire +2 3 £338 +3.84% 2
South Yorkshire -3 3 £193 -24.87%
Sheffield -3 3 £193 -40.76%

Dell
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 340 (71.43%) Windows
2 225 (47.27%) Microsoft
3 213 (44.75%) HP
4 203 (42.65%) Active Directory
5 171 (35.92%) VMware
6 143 (30.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 142 (29.83%) Windows 7
8 126 (26.47%) Citrix
9 124 (26.05%) SAN
10 116 (24.37%) Windows Server 2003
11 113 (23.74%) MS Exchange
12 110 (23.11%) Cisco
13 107 (22.48%) ITIL
14 106 (22.27%) VMware Infrastructure
15 100 (21.01%) MS Office
16 99 (20.80%) Windows XP
16 99 (20.80%) DNS
17 80 (16.81%) DHCP
18 76 (15.97%) Security Cleared
18 76 (15.97%) Migration
19 73 (15.34%) MS Excel
20 72 (15.13%) SCCM
21 68 (14.29%) SQL
22 66 (13.87%) SC Cleared
23 63 (13.24%) Microsoft Certification
24 62 (13.03%) Linux
25 60 (12.61%) Exchange Server 2010
26 59 (12.39%) Hyper-V
26 59 (12.39%) EMC
27 58 (12.18%) MCSE

Dell
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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
1 113 (23.74%) MS Exchange
2 60 (12.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 35 (7.35%) SharePoint
4 34 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
5 26 (5.46%) IIS
6 23 (4.83%) Exchange Server 2007
7 18 (3.78%) Lync
7 18 (3.78%) Exchange Server 2013
8 14 (2.94%) SharePoint 2010
8 14 (2.94%) WebSphere
9 11 (2.31%) IBM Notes
9 11 (2.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 7 (1.47%) Tomcat
11 6 (1.26%) SharePoint 2013
11 6 (1.26%) Office Communications Server
11 6 (1.26%) IBM HTTP Server
11 6 (1.26%) MQSeries
11 6 (1.26%) Apache
11 6 (1.26%) WebLogic
11 6 (1.26%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 100 (21.01%) MS Office
2 73 (15.34%) MS Excel
3 13 (2.73%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (2.52%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.84%) MS Project
6 1 (0.21%) SPSS
6 1 (0.21%) CINEMA 4D
6 1 (0.21%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 13 (2.73%) ResourceLink
2 3 (0.63%) Cerner Millennium
3 2 (0.42%) Temenos T24
3 2 (0.42%) BPCS
4 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.21%) Changepoint
4 1 (0.21%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 20 (4.20%) SaaS
2 12 (2.52%) SuccessFactors
3 6 (1.26%) Office 365
4 4 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.42%) PaaS
6 1 (0.21%) Taleo
6 1 (0.21%) IBM SmartCloud
6 1 (0.21%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 124 (26.05%) SAN
2 99 (20.80%) DNS
3 80 (16.81%) DHCP
4 51 (10.71%) Firewall
5 43 (9.03%) TCP/IP
6 37 (7.77%) WAN
7 34 (7.14%) LAN
8 33 (6.93%) VPN
9 28 (5.88%) NAS
10 22 (4.62%) iSCSI
10 22 (4.62%) Fibre Channel
11 19 (3.99%) Cisco ASA
11 19 (3.99%) VLAN
12 18 (3.78%) Wireless
13 17 (3.57%) LDAP
14 14 (2.94%) VoIP
15 13 (2.73%) Network Security
16 11 (2.31%) HTTP
17 10 (2.10%) Cisco Nexus
17 10 (2.10%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (9.03%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.73%) Oracle Database
3 11 (2.31%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (1.47%) MySQL
5 6 (1.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (1.26%) DB2
6 5 (1.05%) SQLPlus
6 5 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.63%) Big Data
8 2 (0.42%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.42%) MS Access
8 2 (0.42%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (0.42%) DataStage
9 1 (0.21%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.21%) Ingres
9 1 (0.21%) Cognos Impromptu
Development Applications
1 8 (1.68%) MSI
2 7 (1.47%) Subversion
2 7 (1.47%) Git (software)
3 4 (0.84%) Wise Package Studio
3 4 (0.84%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (0.84%) JIRA
3 4 (0.84%) InstallShield
4 3 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.42%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.21%) IntelliJ
6 1 (0.21%) Ant
6 1 (0.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.21%) Selenium
6 1 (0.21%) Gradle
6 1 (0.21%) Apache Ivy
6 1 (0.21%) Hudson
General
1 53 (11.13%) Finance
2 17 (3.57%) Financial Institution
2 17 (3.57%) Banking
3 15 (3.15%) Telecoms
4 13 (2.73%) Manufacturing
5 12 (2.52%) Retail
6 10 (2.10%) Investment Banking
7 7 (1.47%) Games
8 5 (1.05%) Back Office
8 5 (1.05%) French Language
9 4 (0.84%) Legal
10 3 (0.63%) Advertising
11 2 (0.42%) German Language
11 2 (0.42%) Norwegian Language
11 2 (0.42%) Local Government
12 1 (0.21%) Law
12 1 (0.21%) Electronics
12 1 (0.21%) Front Office
12 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.21%) Billing
Job Titles
1 69 (14.50%) Support Engineer
2 40 (8.40%) Analyst
3 37 (7.77%) Architect
4 35 (7.35%) Desktop Support
5 30 (6.30%) 2nd Line Support
6 26 (5.46%) Support Analyst
6 26 (5.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 25 (5.25%) Administrator
8 24 (5.04%) 3rd Line Support
9 22 (4.62%) Desktop Engineer
9 22 (4.62%) Consultant
10 21 (4.41%) Server Engineer
11 17 (3.57%) Project Manager
11 17 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
12 16 (3.36%) Network Engineer
13 15 (3.15%) Desktop Support Engineer
13 15 (3.15%) Storage Engineer
13 15 (3.15%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 14 (2.94%) Infrastructure Manager
15 13 (2.73%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.47%) Web Services
1 7 (1.47%) Application Packaging
2 5 (1.05%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (0.84%) .NET
4 3 (0.63%) Middleware
4 3 (0.63%) J2EE
5 1 (0.21%) X-Windows
5 1 (0.21%) CPAN
5 1 (0.21%) MSMQ
5 1 (0.21%) ODBC
5 1 (0.21%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.21%) SailPoint
5 1 (0.21%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 47 (9.87%) Blackberry
2 35 (7.35%) EqualLogic
3 32 (6.72%) Clustering
4 19 (3.99%) PDA
5 17 (3.57%) Replication
6 15 (3.15%) Thin Client
6 15 (3.15%) Fat Client
7 11 (2.31%) Hedge funds
8 9 (1.89%) CLARiiON
9 8 (1.68%) Celerra
9 8 (1.68%) iPhone
9 8 (1.68%) NHS
10 7 (1.47%) Client/Server
10 7 (1.47%) Online Games
11 6 (1.26%) Enterprise Storage
11 6 (1.26%) Video Conferencing
12 5 (1.05%) Management Information System
12 5 (1.05%) HACMP
12 5 (1.05%) iPad
13 4 (0.84%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 340 (71.43%) Windows
2 143 (30.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 142 (29.83%) Windows 7
4 116 (24.37%) Windows Server 2003
5 99 (20.80%) Windows XP
6 62 (13.03%) Linux
7 33 (6.93%) UNIX
8 31 (6.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 30 (6.30%) Windows Server 2012
10 26 (5.46%) Windows 8
11 18 (3.78%) AIX
12 12 (2.52%) Windows Vista
12 12 (2.52%) Solaris
13 10 (2.10%) SUSE
14 9 (1.89%) Windows 2000
14 9 (1.89%) Oracle Linux
15 8 (1.68%) CentOS
16 7 (1.47%) Windows 2000 Server
17 5 (1.05%) Windows NT
18 3 (0.63%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (22.48%) ITIL
2 76 (15.97%) Migration
3 26 (5.46%) Project Management
4 18 (3.78%) Disaster Recovery
4 18 (3.78%) Performance Monitoring
5 15 (3.15%) Software Deployment
6 14 (2.94%) Service Delivery
7 13 (2.73%) Service Management
8 11 (2.31%) Change Management
8 11 (2.31%) Asset Management
8 11 (2.31%) Scrum
8 11 (2.31%) Root Cause Analysis
9 10 (2.10%) Time Management
9 10 (2.10%) Data Protection
9 10 (2.10%) E-Commerce
10 9 (1.89%) PRINCE2
10 9 (1.89%) Problem Management
11 8 (1.68%) Performance Tuning
11 8 (1.68%) Kanban
11 8 (1.68%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 68 (14.29%) SQL
2 38 (7.98%) PowerShell
3 26 (5.46%) Perl
4 21 (4.41%) Java
4 21 (4.41%) Python
5 20 (4.20%) PL/SQL
5 20 (4.20%) VB
6 18 (3.78%) Shell Script
7 14 (2.94%) VBA
8 11 (2.31%) VBScript
9 9 (1.89%) C
10 4 (0.84%) Bash Shell
10 4 (0.84%) Korn
11 1 (0.21%) C#
11 1 (0.21%) Ruby
11 1 (0.21%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 76 (15.97%) Security Cleared
2 66 (13.87%) SC Cleared
3 63 (13.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 58 (12.18%) MCSE
5 23 (4.83%) Cisco Certification
5 23 (4.83%) Degree
6 22 (4.62%) MCITP
7 21 (4.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 18 (3.78%) CCNA
9 12 (2.52%) ITIL Certification
10 9 (1.89%) VCAP
11 7 (1.47%) VCP5
12 6 (1.26%) VCP4
12 6 (1.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 6 (1.26%) Citrix Certification
13 5 (1.05%) CCNP
13 5 (1.05%) CCA
13 5 (1.05%) MCP
14 4 (0.84%) MCSA
15 3 (0.63%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.25%) SLA
2 6 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.42%) QA
3 2 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
System Software
1 203 (42.65%) Active Directory
2 106 (22.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 59 (12.39%) Hyper-V
4 56 (11.76%) XenApp
4 56 (11.76%) vSphere
5 53 (11.13%) XenDesktop
6 29 (6.09%) Microsoft App-V
6 29 (6.09%) XenServer
7 22 (4.62%) VMware ESX
8 14 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
9 10 (2.10%) Terminal Services
10 8 (1.68%) Xen
11 5 (1.05%) Terminal Server
11 5 (1.05%) NFS
11 5 (1.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 5 (1.05%) OCFS2
12 4 (0.84%) Sendmail
12 4 (0.84%) DFS Replication
12 4 (0.84%) KVM
12 4 (0.84%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 72 (15.13%) SCCM
2 27 (5.67%) SCOM
3 22 (4.62%) Backup Exec
4 18 (3.78%) WSUS
5 14 (2.94%) NetBackup
6 10 (2.10%) Nagios
7 9 (1.89%) Puppet
8 8 (1.68%) Norton AntiVirus
9 7 (1.47%) Opsview
9 7 (1.47%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 7 (1.47%) Cobbler
10 6 (1.26%) DameWare
11 5 (1.05%) McAfee ePO
12 4 (0.84%) HAProxy
12 4 (0.84%) EMC NetWorker
12 4 (0.84%) SCVMM
12 4 (0.84%) OpenView
13 3 (0.63%) ZENworks
13 3 (0.63%) Netcool
13 3 (0.63%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 225 (47.27%) Microsoft
2 213 (44.75%) HP
3 171 (35.92%) VMware
4 126 (26.47%) Citrix
5 110 (23.11%) Cisco
6 59 (12.39%) EMC
7 49 (10.29%) IBM
8 41 (8.61%) Oracle
9 34 (7.14%) NetApp
10 32 (6.72%) Compaq
11 27 (5.67%) Sun
12 26 (5.46%) Symantec
13 23 (4.83%) CheckPoint
13 23 (4.83%) Red Hat
14 18 (3.78%) Altiris
15 17 (3.57%) SAP
16 14 (2.94%) SonicWALL
16 14 (2.94%) webMethods
16 14 (2.94%) McAfee
16 14 (2.94%) Wyse
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