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 28 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dell
Rank 367 292 280
Rank change year-on-year
-75 -12
Contract jobs citing Dell 251 306 354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.46% 0.60% 0.61%
As % of the Vendors category 1.00% 1.27% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 128 158
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £149 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £295 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 57 52
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 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £27.00 £32.70
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
24993 24117 27009
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.72% 47.19% 46.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 13879 13072 13683
Average daily rate £380 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +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 1090 1205 1398
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.50%

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 28 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 28 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 28 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 -50 227 £339 +4.23% 92
London -8 94 £363 +2.11% 29
South East -32 34 £295 -9.23% 13
West Midlands -18 29 £295 +41.31% 7
North West +1 27 £301 -7.44% 15
City of London -8 21 £338 -15.62% 3
Lancashire +2 19 £334 +2.81% 1
Worcestershire +5 17 £340 +7.93% 2
Scotland -20 17 £293 +82.81% 4
Yorkshire +3 14 £236 -27.30% 8
Hampshire -2 14 £325 +64.55% 1
East of England -37 14 £350 - 1
Essex -1 9 £350 +75.00%
South West -29 7 £400 +223.23% 15
West Sussex +2 6 £125 - 1
West Yorkshire +5 5 £210 - 7
Aberdeen +5 5 £110 -15.38%
Berkshire +1 5 £345 +6.15% 3
South Yorkshire -1 5 £193 -24.87%
Cheshire -2 5 £288 - 5
Edinburgh -19 5 £300 - 3
Reading +10 4 £345 - 3
East Midlands -1 4 - -
Nottinghamshire +15 3 - -
Crawley +10 3 £120 -
North Yorkshire +3 3 £263 -
Oxfordshire +1 3 £338 +3.84% 3
Sheffield -1 3 £193 -40.76%
Shropshire -5 3 - -
Surrey -6 3 £248 -16.10% 4

Dell
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 346 (70.90%) Windows
2 228 (46.72%) Microsoft
3 216 (44.26%) HP
4 207 (42.42%) Active Directory
5 174 (35.66%) VMware
6 148 (30.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 141 (28.89%) Windows 7
8 129 (26.43%) SAN
9 128 (26.23%) Citrix
10 120 (24.59%) Windows Server 2003
11 115 (23.57%) MS Exchange
12 111 (22.75%) Cisco
13 109 (22.34%) ITIL
14 106 (21.72%) VMware Infrastructure
15 104 (21.31%) DNS
16 101 (20.70%) MS Office
17 99 (20.29%) Windows XP
18 85 (17.42%) DHCP
19 80 (16.39%) Security Cleared
20 75 (15.37%) Migration
21 74 (15.16%) MS Excel
22 71 (14.55%) SCCM
23 69 (14.14%) SQL
24 68 (13.93%) SC Cleared
25 63 (12.91%) Microsoft Certification
26 61 (12.50%) EMC
26 61 (12.50%) Hyper-V
27 60 (12.30%) Exchange Server 2010
27 60 (12.30%) Linux
28 58 (11.89%) MCSE

Dell
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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
1 115 (23.57%) MS Exchange
2 60 (12.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 37 (7.58%) SharePoint
4 34 (6.97%) Exchange Server 2003
5 27 (5.53%) IIS
6 23 (4.71%) Exchange Server 2007
7 20 (4.10%) Lync
8 18 (3.69%) Exchange Server 2013
9 14 (2.87%) WebSphere
10 13 (2.66%) SharePoint 2010
11 11 (2.25%) IBM Notes
11 11 (2.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 7 (1.43%) Tomcat
13 6 (1.23%) MQSeries
13 6 (1.23%) Apache
13 6 (1.23%) WebSphere Application Server
13 6 (1.23%) WebLogic
13 6 (1.23%) IBM HTTP Server
13 6 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
14 5 (1.02%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 101 (20.70%) MS Office
2 74 (15.16%) MS Excel
3 13 (2.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (2.46%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.82%) MS Project
6 1 (0.20%) CINEMA 4D
6 1 (0.20%) Vectorworks
6 1 (0.20%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 14 (2.87%) ResourceLink
2 3 (0.61%) Cerner Millennium
3 2 (0.41%) Temenos T24
3 2 (0.41%) BPCS
4 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.20%) Changepoint
4 1 (0.20%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 21 (4.30%) SaaS
2 13 (2.66%) SuccessFactors
3 6 (1.23%) Office 365
4 4 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.41%) PaaS
6 1 (0.20%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.20%) Taleo
6 1 (0.20%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 129 (26.43%) SAN
2 104 (21.31%) DNS
3 85 (17.42%) DHCP
4 54 (11.07%) Firewall
5 43 (8.81%) TCP/IP
6 37 (7.58%) LAN
7 36 (7.38%) WAN
8 35 (7.17%) VPN
9 29 (5.94%) NAS
10 26 (5.33%) iSCSI
11 25 (5.12%) Fibre Channel
12 20 (4.10%) Cisco ASA
12 20 (4.10%) VLAN
12 20 (4.10%) Wireless
13 16 (3.28%) LDAP
14 15 (3.07%) VoIP
15 13 (2.66%) Network Security
16 12 (2.46%) IPsec
16 12 (2.46%) Cisco Nexus
16 12 (2.46%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (8.81%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.66%) Oracle Database
3 12 (2.46%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (1.43%) MySQL
5 6 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (1.23%) DB2
6 5 (1.02%) SQLPlus
6 5 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.61%) Big Data
8 2 (0.41%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.41%) DataStage
8 2 (0.41%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (0.41%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.41%) MS Access
9 1 (0.20%) Cognos Impromptu
9 1 (0.20%) Ingres
9 1 (0.20%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (1.43%) MSI
2 6 (1.23%) Git (software)
2 6 (1.23%) Subversion
3 4 (0.82%) JIRA
3 4 (0.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.61%) Wise Package Studio
4 3 (0.61%) InstallShield
5 2 (0.41%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.20%) Apache Ivy
6 1 (0.20%) Selenium
6 1 (0.20%) Ant
6 1 (0.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.20%) IntelliJ
6 1 (0.20%) Hudson
6 1 (0.20%) Gradle
General
1 55 (11.27%) Finance
2 17 (3.48%) Financial Institution
2 17 (3.48%) Banking
3 15 (3.07%) Telecoms
4 13 (2.66%) Manufacturing
5 12 (2.46%) Retail
6 10 (2.05%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.23%) Games
8 5 (1.02%) Back Office
8 5 (1.02%) French Language
9 4 (0.82%) Legal
10 3 (0.61%) Advertising
10 3 (0.61%) Law
11 2 (0.41%) German Language
11 2 (0.41%) Norwegian Language
11 2 (0.41%) Local Government
12 1 (0.20%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.20%) Marketing
12 1 (0.20%) Danish Language
12 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 69 (14.14%) Support Engineer
2 41 (8.40%) Analyst
3 40 (8.20%) Architect
4 35 (7.17%) Desktop Support
5 29 (5.94%) 2nd Line Support
6 27 (5.53%) Administrator
6 27 (5.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 26 (5.33%) Support Analyst
8 25 (5.12%) 3rd Line Support
9 23 (4.71%) Server Engineer
10 22 (4.51%) Desktop Engineer
10 22 (4.51%) Consultant
11 17 (3.48%) Systems Administrator
11 17 (3.48%) Project Manager
11 17 (3.48%) Network Engineer
12 16 (3.28%) Storage Engineer
12 16 (3.28%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 15 (3.07%) Infrastructure Architect
13 15 (3.07%) Infrastructure Manager
13 15 (3.07%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.43%) Web Services
1 7 (1.43%) Application Packaging
2 5 (1.02%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (0.82%) .NET
4 3 (0.61%) J2EE
4 3 (0.61%) Middleware
5 1 (0.20%) CPAN
5 1 (0.20%) X-Windows
5 1 (0.20%) ODBC
5 1 (0.20%) MSMQ
5 1 (0.20%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.20%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (0.20%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 48 (9.84%) Blackberry
2 37 (7.58%) EqualLogic
3 35 (7.17%) Clustering
4 20 (4.10%) Replication
4 20 (4.10%) PDA
5 15 (3.07%) Fat Client
5 15 (3.07%) Thin Client
6 11 (2.25%) CLARiiON
6 11 (2.25%) Hedge funds
7 10 (2.05%) Celerra
8 9 (1.84%) NHS
9 8 (1.64%) Client/Server
9 8 (1.64%) iPhone
10 6 (1.23%) Video Conferencing
10 6 (1.23%) Online Games
10 6 (1.23%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.23%) Enterprise Storage
11 5 (1.02%) iPad
11 5 (1.02%) HACMP
12 4 (0.82%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 346 (70.90%) Windows
2 148 (30.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 141 (28.89%) Windows 7
4 120 (24.59%) Windows Server 2003
5 99 (20.29%) Windows XP
6 60 (12.30%) Linux
7 35 (7.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 32 (6.56%) UNIX
9 30 (6.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 28 (5.74%) Windows 8
11 18 (3.69%) AIX
12 12 (2.46%) Solaris
12 12 (2.46%) Windows Vista
13 10 (2.05%) Windows 2000 Server
13 10 (2.05%) SUSE
14 9 (1.84%) Windows 2000
14 9 (1.84%) Oracle Linux
15 7 (1.43%) CentOS
16 5 (1.02%) Windows NT
17 3 (0.61%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (22.34%) ITIL
2 75 (15.37%) Migration
3 26 (5.33%) Project Management
4 19 (3.89%) Disaster Recovery
5 18 (3.69%) Performance Monitoring
6 14 (2.87%) Service Delivery
7 13 (2.66%) Asset Management
7 13 (2.66%) Service Management
7 13 (2.66%) Data Protection
7 13 (2.66%) Software Deployment
8 12 (2.46%) Root Cause Analysis
8 12 (2.46%) Time Management
8 12 (2.46%) Change Management
9 11 (2.25%) PRINCE2
10 10 (2.05%) E-Commerce
10 10 (2.05%) Scrum
11 9 (1.84%) BCP
11 9 (1.84%) Problem Management
12 8 (1.64%) Performance Tuning
13 7 (1.43%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 69 (14.14%) SQL
2 37 (7.58%) PowerShell
3 26 (5.33%) Perl
4 22 (4.51%) Java
5 21 (4.30%) Python
5 21 (4.30%) PL/SQL
6 20 (4.10%) VB
7 19 (3.89%) Shell Script
8 15 (3.07%) VBA
9 10 (2.05%) VBScript
10 9 (1.84%) C
11 4 (0.82%) Korn
11 4 (0.82%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.20%) C-shell
12 1 (0.20%) Ruby
12 1 (0.20%) C#
Qualifications
1 80 (16.39%) Security Cleared
2 68 (13.93%) SC Cleared
3 63 (12.91%) Microsoft Certification
4 58 (11.89%) MCSE
5 25 (5.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 24 (4.92%) Cisco Certification
7 23 (4.71%) Degree
8 22 (4.51%) MCITP
9 19 (3.89%) CCNA
10 11 (2.25%) ITIL Certification
11 9 (1.84%) VCAP
12 7 (1.43%) VCP5
12 7 (1.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 6 (1.23%) VCP4
13 6 (1.23%) Citrix Certification
13 6 (1.23%) MCP
13 6 (1.23%) CCNP
14 5 (1.02%) CCA
15 4 (0.82%) MCSA
16 3 (0.61%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.92%) SLA
2 6 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.41%) QA
3 2 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.20%) Data Quality
System Software
1 207 (42.42%) Active Directory
2 106 (21.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 61 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 58 (11.89%) vSphere
5 57 (11.68%) XenApp
6 53 (10.86%) XenDesktop
7 30 (6.15%) XenServer
8 27 (5.53%) Microsoft App-V
9 23 (4.71%) VMware ESX
10 14 (2.87%) VMware ESXi
11 10 (2.05%) Terminal Services
12 7 (1.43%) Xen
13 6 (1.23%) NFS
14 5 (1.02%) Terminal Server
14 5 (1.02%) OCFS2
14 5 (1.02%) VMware Server
15 4 (0.82%) DFS Replication
15 4 (0.82%) KVM
15 4 (0.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 4 (0.82%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 71 (14.55%) SCCM
2 27 (5.53%) SCOM
3 21 (4.30%) Backup Exec
4 18 (3.69%) WSUS
5 14 (2.87%) NetBackup
6 9 (1.84%) Nagios
7 8 (1.64%) Norton AntiVirus
7 8 (1.64%) Puppet
8 7 (1.43%) SCOrch
8 7 (1.43%) DameWare
9 6 (1.23%) OpenView
9 6 (1.23%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 6 (1.23%) Cobbler
9 6 (1.23%) Opsview
10 5 (1.02%) McAfee ePO
11 4 (0.82%) SCVMM
11 4 (0.82%) EMC NetWorker
11 4 (0.82%) HAProxy
12 3 (0.61%) BladeLogic
12 3 (0.61%) Netcool
Vendors
1 228 (46.72%) Microsoft
2 216 (44.26%) HP
3 174 (35.66%) VMware
4 128 (26.23%) Citrix
5 111 (22.75%) Cisco
6 61 (12.50%) EMC
7 50 (10.25%) IBM
8 41 (8.40%) Oracle
9 35 (7.17%) NetApp
10 32 (6.56%) Compaq
11 27 (5.53%) Sun
12 25 (5.12%) CheckPoint
12 25 (5.12%) Symantec
13 23 (4.71%) Red Hat
14 18 (3.69%) Altiris
14 18 (3.69%) SAP
15 16 (3.28%) webMethods
16 15 (3.07%) Wyse
17 14 (2.87%) McAfee
17 14 (2.87%) Software AG
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £175 - £184.75 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Midlands
Echo
Rate: £90 - £120 per day + customer survey bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Anantha
Rate: £0 - £200 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West Sussex
X4 Group
Rate: £200 - 250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 6 days ago
Worcester
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £200 - £210 per day + or £35k - £50k pro rata on FTC
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Bridge Noble
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Kingston Upon Hull
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £280 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £220 per day + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
UK
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 12 days ago
Rochdale
Computer Futures
Rate: £180 - £210 per day + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Staffordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £25000.00 - £29500.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Worcestershire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £100.00 - £145.00 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Staffordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £15 - £20.00 per hour
Posted: 23 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 27 days ago