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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dell
Rank 347 377 306
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -71
Contract jobs citing Dell 282 237 263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.50% 0.42% 0.55%
As % of the Vendors category 1.11% 0.93% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 109 106
Average daily rate
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£350 £250 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £137 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £400 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £250 £263
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 31 60
Average hourly rate £18.70 £20.00 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.50% +19.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.29 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.15 £45.00 £30.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.36 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-13.20% +17.64%

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
25387 25596 22327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.35% 45.55% 46.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 14473 14324 11853
Average daily rate £400 £399 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.25% -0.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £221 £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 1086 1098 1184
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.18 £11.00 £10.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.90
% change year-on-year
- -7.40%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 21 April 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 +36 258 £350 +40.00% 83
London +31 112 £364 +51.56% 32
South East +34 66 £400 +70.21% 24
City of London +20 29 £450 +87.50% 7
Berkshire +14 20 £450 +185.71% 8
North West -24 20 £321 +28.34% 5
West Midlands +8 19 £150 -55.88% 10
East of England +1 15 £365 +46.00% 3
Oxfordshire -5 13 £525 - 5
Manchester -3 11 £688 +404.58% 3
West Sussex -9 11 - - 2
Hertfordshire +8 10 - - 3
Scotland -22 10 £275 -3.50% 5
South West +1 9 £356 +73.78% 4
Aberdeen +10 8 £115 - 1
Surrey +3 8 £210 -38.90% 2
West Yorkshire -8 8 - - 5
Oxford -8 8 £531 - 3
Yorkshire -21 8 - - 5
Worcestershire +7 7 £350 +2.94%
Worcester +6 7 £350 +2.94%
Wiltshire +8 6 £358 - 1
Hampshire -16 6 £350 +48.93% 4
Reading - 6 £400 - 5
Croydon +1 5 £500 +31.14% 1
North East 0 5 £120 -
Lancashire -4 5 £301 +17.96%
East Midlands -7 5 £350 -
Newcastle upon Tyne +10 4 £120 -
Tyne and Wear +7 4 £120 -

Dell
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 307 (59.38%) Windows
2 240 (46.42%) Microsoft
3 237 (45.84%) VMware
4 232 (44.87%) HP
5 188 (36.36%) Active Directory
6 143 (27.66%) VMware Infrastructure
6 143 (27.66%) Windows Server 2008
7 139 (26.89%) SAN
8 131 (25.34%) Citrix
9 127 (24.56%) ITIL
10 117 (22.63%) Cisco
11 113 (21.86%) Windows Server 2012
12 107 (20.70%) Hyper-V
13 87 (16.83%) Windows Server 2003
14 85 (16.44%) DNS
15 84 (16.25%) Windows 7
16 82 (15.86%) vSphere
16 82 (15.86%) Security Cleared
16 82 (15.86%) IBM
17 78 (15.09%) SQL
18 77 (14.89%) TCP/IP
19 76 (14.70%) MS Exchange
19 76 (14.70%) SCCM
20 74 (14.31%) MS Office
20 74 (14.31%) Linux
21 70 (13.54%) NetApp
22 68 (13.15%) MS Excel
23 66 (12.77%) PowerShell
24 62 (11.99%) XenApp
25 59 (11.41%) Finance

Dell
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 76 (14.70%) MS Exchange
2 52 (10.06%) SharePoint
3 42 (8.12%) IIS
4 34 (6.58%) Exchange Server 2010
5 27 (5.22%) Lync
6 18 (3.48%) OpenStack
6 18 (3.48%) Exchange Server 2003
7 16 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2013
8 13 (2.51%) Apache
9 12 (2.32%) Exchange Server 2007
10 11 (2.13%) WebSphere
11 9 (1.74%) SharePoint 2010
12 8 (1.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 7 (1.35%) IBM Notes
14 6 (1.16%) CMS
15 4 (0.77%) Tomcat
15 4 (0.77%) NetWeaver
16 3 (0.58%) Site Server
16 3 (0.58%) Lotus Domino
16 3 (0.58%) JBoss
Applications
1 74 (14.31%) MS Office
2 68 (13.15%) MS Excel
3 11 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (1.55%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.19%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.58%) RMDS
1 3 (0.58%) SAP ERP
2 2 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.39%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.19%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.19%) Lawson
3 1 (0.19%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.19%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.19%) TeleForm
3 1 (0.19%) Eikon
3 1 (0.19%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 28 (5.42%) Office 365
2 15 (2.90%) Boomi
3 14 (2.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (1.74%) SuccessFactors
5 5 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (0.97%) SaaS
6 4 (0.77%) Mimecast
7 2 (0.39%) PaaS
8 1 (0.19%) Yammer
8 1 (0.19%) IaaS
8 1 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.19%) AtomSphere
8 1 (0.19%) iPaaS
8 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 139 (26.89%) SAN
2 85 (16.44%) DNS
3 77 (14.89%) TCP/IP
4 56 (10.83%) DHCP
5 52 (10.06%) Firewall
5 52 (10.06%) NetScaler
6 46 (8.90%) NAS
7 43 (8.32%) WAN
8 42 (8.12%) LAN
9 33 (6.38%) VPN
10 30 (5.80%) VLAN
11 23 (4.45%) iSCSI
11 23 (4.45%) LDAP
12 20 (3.87%) SSL
13 17 (3.29%) MPLS
13 17 (3.29%) Fibre Channel
14 14 (2.71%) Internet
14 14 (2.71%) Ethernet
15 13 (2.51%) SMTP
15 13 (2.51%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (5.80%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.55%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (1.55%) MySQL
3 5 (0.97%) Big Data
3 5 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (0.97%) Oracle Database
4 4 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (0.58%) SQLPlus
6 2 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.39%) Oracle9i Database
6 2 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.39%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.19%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.19%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.19%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.19%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.19%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.19%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.19%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (0.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (0.39%) MSI
2 2 (0.39%) Introscope
3 1 (0.19%) Subversion
3 1 (0.19%) JIRA
3 1 (0.19%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.19%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.19%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.19%) PowerBuilder
General
1 59 (11.41%) Finance
2 22 (4.26%) Banking
3 15 (2.90%) Telecoms
4 10 (1.93%) Investment Banking
5 9 (1.74%) Manufacturing
5 9 (1.74%) Back Office
5 9 (1.74%) Marketing
6 7 (1.35%) Retail
7 4 (0.77%) Local Government
7 4 (0.77%) Games
7 4 (0.77%) Automotive
8 3 (0.58%) Law
9 2 (0.39%) Legal
9 2 (0.39%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.39%) Front Office
9 2 (0.39%) Military
10 1 (0.19%) Advertising
10 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.19%) French Language
Job Titles
1 77 (14.89%) Analyst
2 53 (10.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 51 (9.86%) Support Engineer
4 44 (8.51%) Consultant
5 35 (6.77%) Architect
6 34 (6.58%) Desktop Support
7 33 (6.38%) 2nd Line Support
8 32 (6.19%) Desktop Engineer
9 31 (6.00%) Support Analyst
10 30 (5.80%) 3rd Line Support
11 28 (5.42%) Server Engineer
12 22 (4.26%) IT Support
13 20 (3.87%) Wintel Analyst
14 18 (3.48%) VMware Engineer
15 17 (3.29%) Wintel Engineer
15 17 (3.29%) Administrator
16 16 (3.09%) Security Engineer
17 15 (2.90%) Systems Engineer
17 15 (2.90%) Project Manager
18 14 (2.71%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (3.87%) Middleware
2 17 (3.29%) .NET
3 10 (1.93%) SailPoint
4 8 (1.55%) Web Services
5 7 (1.35%) SOAP
6 6 (1.16%) REST
7 4 (0.77%) J2EE
7 4 (0.77%) XML
7 4 (0.77%) WebSphere MQ
8 3 (0.58%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
9 2 (0.39%) OAuth
9 2 (0.39%) Java EE
9 2 (0.39%) DOM
9 2 (0.39%) ODBC
9 2 (0.39%) JAXB
9 2 (0.39%) SAML
9 2 (0.39%) HTML
10 1 (0.19%) CSS
10 1 (0.19%) Application Packaging
10 1 (0.19%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 35 (6.77%) Clustering
1 35 (6.77%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (5.42%) Replication
3 26 (5.03%) PKI
4 24 (4.64%) EqualLogic
5 22 (4.26%) Management Information System
5 22 (4.26%) Blackberry
6 12 (2.32%) Client/Server
7 10 (1.93%) NHS
7 10 (1.93%) Thin Client
7 10 (1.93%) Fat Client
8 8 (1.55%) HACMP
9 7 (1.35%) iPhone
9 7 (1.35%) Enterprise Storage
10 6 (1.16%) Private Cloud
10 6 (1.16%) Public Cloud
11 5 (0.97%) Smartphone
11 5 (0.97%) PDA
12 4 (0.77%) Online Games
12 4 (0.77%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 307 (59.38%) Windows
2 143 (27.66%) Windows Server 2008
3 113 (21.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 87 (16.83%) Windows Server 2003
5 84 (16.25%) Windows 7
6 74 (14.31%) Linux
7 44 (8.51%) Windows XP
8 34 (6.58%) UNIX
8 34 (6.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 18 (3.48%) Solaris
10 14 (2.71%) Windows 8
11 11 (2.13%) AIX
12 10 (1.93%) Android
13 8 (1.55%) CentOS
14 6 (1.16%) Windows Vista
14 6 (1.16%) Windows 2000 Server
14 6 (1.16%) Windows 2000
14 6 (1.16%) SUSE
15 5 (0.97%) Mac OS X
15 5 (0.97%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (24.56%) ITIL
2 52 (10.06%) Project Management
3 41 (7.93%) Migration
4 36 (6.96%) Disaster Recovery
5 30 (5.80%) Incident Management
6 27 (5.22%) ITSM
7 25 (4.84%) Configuration Management
8 24 (4.64%) Service Delivery
9 23 (4.45%) Time Management
10 22 (4.26%) Low Latency
11 21 (4.06%) Identity Management
12 20 (3.87%) Performance Monitoring
13 18 (3.48%) Service Management
14 17 (3.29%) Agile Software Development
15 15 (2.90%) Capacity Planning
15 15 (2.90%) High Availability
16 14 (2.71%) Information Security
17 13 (2.51%) PRINCE2
17 13 (2.51%) Problem Management
18 12 (2.32%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 78 (15.09%) SQL
2 66 (12.77%) PowerShell
3 34 (6.58%) VBScript
4 32 (6.19%) C#
5 12 (2.32%) Perl
6 11 (2.13%) Java
7 9 (1.74%) C
8 8 (1.55%) Bash Shell
8 8 (1.55%) VB
8 8 (1.55%) Python
9 5 (0.97%) Shell Script
9 5 (0.97%) PHP
10 3 (0.58%) PL/SQL
10 3 (0.58%) C++
11 2 (0.39%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.39%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.19%) JCL
12 1 (0.19%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.19%) MUMPS
12 1 (0.19%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 82 (15.86%) Security Cleared
2 50 (9.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 40 (7.74%) SC Cleared
4 29 (5.61%) DV Cleared
4 29 (5.61%) MCSE
5 28 (5.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 24 (4.64%) Cisco Certification
7 19 (3.68%) MCITP
8 18 (3.48%) CCNA
9 15 (2.90%) MCP
10 14 (2.71%) CCNP
11 11 (2.13%) Degree
12 9 (1.74%) MCSA
13 8 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
14 7 (1.35%) MCDST
15 5 (0.97%) RHCT
15 5 (0.97%) CISSP
15 5 (0.97%) A+ Certification
16 4 (0.77%) Citrix Certification
16 4 (0.77%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (6.00%) SLA
2 9 (1.74%) QA
3 7 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.77%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.39%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
System Software
1 188 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 143 (27.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 107 (20.70%) Hyper-V
4 82 (15.86%) vSphere
5 62 (11.99%) XenApp
6 55 (10.64%) XenDesktop
7 42 (8.12%) VMware ESXi
8 26 (5.03%) VMware ESX
9 22 (4.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 16 (3.09%) XenServer
11 13 (2.51%) Microsoft App-V
12 12 (2.32%) NFS
13 11 (2.13%) vCloud
14 10 (1.93%) Terminal Services
15 9 (1.74%) DFS Replication
16 7 (1.35%) Firmware
17 6 (1.16%) Postfix
18 5 (0.97%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 5 (0.97%) Veritas Volume Manager
18 5 (0.97%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 76 (14.70%) SCCM
2 33 (6.38%) SCOM
3 28 (5.42%) NetBackup
4 27 (5.22%) SCVMM
5 22 (4.26%) HP SIM
6 17 (3.29%) Puppet
7 16 (3.09%) WSUS
7 16 (3.09%) EdgeSight
8 13 (2.51%) Backup Exec
8 13 (2.51%) Tivoli Identity Manager
9 11 (2.13%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 9 (1.74%) Tivoli
11 8 (1.55%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 6 (1.16%) ARCserve
12 6 (1.16%) ZABBIX
13 5 (0.97%) Control-M
13 5 (0.97%) OpenView
13 5 (0.97%) HP Data Protector
13 5 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
14 4 (0.77%) Nagios
Vendors
1 240 (46.42%) Microsoft
2 237 (45.84%) VMware
3 232 (44.87%) HP
4 131 (25.34%) Citrix
5 117 (22.63%) Cisco
6 82 (15.86%) IBM
7 70 (13.54%) NetApp
8 52 (10.06%) EMC
9 48 (9.28%) Oracle
10 42 (8.12%) Red Hat
10 42 (8.12%) Symantec
11 31 (6.00%) CommVault
12 29 (5.61%) Veritas
13 27 (5.22%) Sun
14 26 (5.03%) CA
15 25 (4.84%) Veeam
16 23 (4.45%) Juniper
16 23 (4.45%) AppSense
17 22 (4.26%) Wyse
17 22 (4.26%) ServiceNow
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £400.00 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Red10
Rate: £600 - £650 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Forman Computer Staff
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £8 - £10 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Intuition IT Solutions
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Intuition IT Solutions
Rate: £360 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Intuition IT Solutions
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Intuition IT Solutions
Posted: 20 days ago