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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Dell over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dell
Rank 371 415 362
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -53
Contract jobs citing Dell 305 277 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.57% 0.48% 0.52%
As % of the Vendors category 1.28% 1.11% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 152 170
Median daily rate £340 £375 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £121 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £305 £288
% change year-on-year
+3.27% +6.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 24 28
Median hourly rate £16.75 £13.50 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.07% -36.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.00 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £19.02 £41.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.40 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+14.58% -36.00%

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
23899 25033 26358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.84% 43.25% 45.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 14616 14790 14912
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 869 1084 1204
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.49 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00

Dell
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Dell as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 September 2016.

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 30 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Dell within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +40 291 £340 -9.33% 58
London -1 113 £425 +6.25% 18
South East +23 45 £309 -14.68% 13
West Midlands -12 26 £263 -26.98% 6
Yorkshire +33 20 £344 +15.54% 2
East of England +10 20 £255 -32.89% 6
Hampshire - 20 £323 - 3
North West +24 17 £325 +18.18% 7
South West +7 17 £300 +42.85% 3
East Midlands -6 16 £500 +97.04% 2
Northamptonshire +11 15 £500 +426.31%
North East -3 15 £415 -
Tyne and Wear -8 15 £415 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -13 15 £415 -
Scotland +21 14 £410 +69.94% 3
City of London -6 14 £394 -1.56% 3
West Yorkshire - 14 £450 - 2
Northampton +8 13 £500 +426.31%
Bristol -3 12 £290 +23.40% 1
Leeds - 12 £350 - 2
Essex +4 8 £255 - 1
Worcestershire +3 8 £240 -40.00%
Worcester +2 8 £240 -40.00%
Manchester -9 8 £300 +9.09% 6
Erskine - 8 £415 -
Renfrewshire - 8 £415 -
Berkshire +4 7 £225 -41.93% 2
South Yorkshire +7 6 £300 -36.84%
Sheffield +3 6 £300 -36.84%
Staffordshire +2 6 £500 -

Dell
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Dell also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Dell.

1 344 (59.31%) Windows
2 290 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 267 (46.03%) VMware
4 254 (43.79%) Microsoft
5 239 (41.21%) HP
6 214 (36.90%) Windows Server
7 167 (28.79%) Cisco
8 163 (28.10%) VMware Infrastructure
9 152 (26.21%) Windows Server 2008
9 152 (26.21%) DNS
10 142 (24.48%) Citrix
11 130 (22.41%) Linux
12 126 (21.72%) ITIL
13 118 (20.34%) SAN
14 117 (20.17%) Firewall
15 110 (18.97%) DHCP
16 109 (18.79%) SQL Server
17 108 (18.62%) Windows Server 2012
18 104 (17.93%) MS Exchange
19 100 (17.24%) SQL
20 99 (17.07%) Finance
21 93 (16.03%) MS Excel
22 88 (15.17%) PowerShell
23 85 (14.66%) SCCM
24 80 (13.79%) Data Centre
25 79 (13.62%) Migration
26 78 (13.45%) Windows Server 2003
26 78 (13.45%) Hyper-V
27 74 (12.76%) Windows 7
28 70 (12.07%) vSphere

Dell
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 104 (17.93%) MS Exchange
2 50 (8.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 44 (7.59%) SharePoint
4 36 (6.21%) Skype for Business
5 22 (3.79%) Exchange Server 2007
5 22 (3.79%) Exchange Server 2013
6 19 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2003
6 19 (3.28%) IIS
7 11 (1.90%) Apache
8 10 (1.72%) Tomcat
9 9 (1.55%) SAS
9 9 (1.55%) SharePoint 2013
10 7 (1.21%) BizTalk Server
10 7 (1.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 5 (0.86%) IBM Notes
12 4 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2000
13 3 (0.52%) SharePoint Server
14 2 (0.34%) Confluence
14 2 (0.34%) OpenStack
14 2 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 93 (16.03%) MS Excel
2 57 (9.83%) MS Office
3 17 (2.93%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.86%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.34%) HipChat
7 1 (0.17%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 6 (1.03%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.69%) SAP HR
3 3 (0.52%) SAP Payroll
4 2 (0.34%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.17%) SAP Business ByDesign
5 1 (0.17%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 51 (8.79%) Boomi
2 45 (7.76%) Office 365
3 42 (7.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 34 (5.86%) Amazon AWS
5 15 (2.59%) IaaS
6 14 (2.41%) SaaS
7 12 (2.07%) Azure Active Directory
7 12 (2.07%) SuccessFactors
8 10 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (1.72%) PaaS
9 6 (1.03%) Google Apps
10 5 (0.86%) Yammer
11 3 (0.52%) Rackspace Cloud
12 2 (0.34%) Data Lake Analytics
12 2 (0.34%) Mimecast
13 1 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 1 (0.17%) AtomSphere
13 1 (0.17%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 152 (26.21%) DNS
2 118 (20.34%) SAN
3 117 (20.17%) Firewall
4 110 (18.97%) DHCP
5 60 (10.34%) TCP/IP
6 45 (7.76%) VPN
7 44 (7.59%) Internet
7 44 (7.59%) iSCSI
8 42 (7.24%) Network Security
9 38 (6.55%) Wireless
10 37 (6.38%) NAS
11 35 (6.03%) LAN
11 35 (6.03%) NetScaler
12 34 (5.86%) WAN
13 30 (5.17%) VLAN
14 23 (3.97%) Cisco ASA
14 23 (3.97%) Wi-Fi
15 21 (3.62%) SSL
16 19 (3.28%) VoIP
17 18 (3.10%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (18.79%) SQL Server
2 26 (4.48%) Data Warehouse
3 25 (4.31%) SQL Server 2008
4 21 (3.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 18 (3.10%) Power BI
6 14 (2.41%) Big Data
7 12 (2.07%) Hadoop
7 12 (2.07%) Oracle Database
8 11 (1.90%) MySQL
9 10 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (1.72%) SQL Server 2016
9 10 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (1.03%) Oracle Database 10g
10 6 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (1.03%) Oracle Discoverer
10 6 (1.03%) SQL Server 2014
11 5 (0.86%) GIS
12 4 (0.69%) SQL Server 2005
13 3 (0.52%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 18 (3.10%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (1.38%) JIRA
3 6 (1.03%) Talend Open Studio
4 5 (0.86%) Jenkins
5 4 (0.69%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.69%) Subversion
6 3 (0.52%) Eclipse
6 3 (0.52%) Hudson
6 3 (0.52%) SoapUI
7 2 (0.34%) Ant
7 2 (0.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.34%) Bitbucket
7 2 (0.34%) Maven
7 2 (0.34%) MSI
7 2 (0.34%) Visual Studio
General
1 99 (17.07%) Finance
2 35 (6.03%) Banking
3 23 (3.97%) Back Office
4 15 (2.59%) Telecoms
5 12 (2.07%) Publishing
6 10 (1.72%) Retail
7 6 (1.03%) Billing
8 5 (0.86%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.52%) Advertising
9 3 (0.52%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.52%) Marketing
10 2 (0.34%) Games
11 1 (0.17%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.17%) Legal
11 1 (0.17%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 60 (10.34%) Analyst
1 60 (10.34%) Architect
2 55 (9.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 54 (9.31%) Consultant
4 46 (7.93%) Support Engineer
5 45 (7.76%) Administrator
6 30 (5.17%) Systems Administrator
7 26 (4.48%) Network Engineer
8 24 (4.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 23 (3.97%) 3rd Line Support
9 23 (3.97%) Developer
10 22 (3.79%) Desktop Support
11 21 (3.62%) Server Engineer
11 21 (3.62%) Solutions Architect
12 20 (3.45%) Active Directory Engineer
12 20 (3.45%) Infrastructure Support
12 20 (3.45%) Windows Engineer
13 19 (3.28%) 2nd Line Support
13 19 (3.28%) Support Analyst
14 16 (2.76%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (3.79%) Middleware
2 19 (3.28%) Web Services
3 11 (1.90%) .NET
3 11 (1.90%) Regular Expression
3 11 (1.90%) REST
3 11 (1.90%) RESTful
4 7 (1.21%) ASP.NET
4 7 (1.21%) HTML
4 7 (1.21%) SOAP
5 6 (1.03%) LAMP
5 6 (1.03%) XML
6 5 (0.86%) EDI
7 4 (0.69%) Oracle Fusion
7 4 (0.69%) WCF
7 4 (0.69%) WF
7 4 (0.69%) WSDL
8 3 (0.52%) COM
8 3 (0.52%) JDBC
9 2 (0.34%) ELK Stack
10 1 (0.17%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 80 (13.79%) Data Centre
2 35 (6.03%) Clustering
3 33 (5.69%) Hybrid Cloud
4 32 (5.52%) Blackberry
5 31 (5.34%) Analytical Skills
6 23 (3.97%) Fat Client
6 23 (3.97%) Thin Client
7 21 (3.62%) Management Information System
8 16 (2.76%) Replication
9 15 (2.59%) Video Conferencing
10 12 (2.07%) EMC VNX
11 11 (1.90%) Computer Science
11 11 (1.90%) PKI
12 10 (1.72%) NHS
12 10 (1.72%) Public Cloud
13 9 (1.55%) CESG
13 9 (1.55%) Virtual Team
14 8 (1.38%) Driving Licence
14 8 (1.38%) PDA
15 7 (1.21%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 344 (59.31%) Windows
2 214 (36.90%) Windows Server
3 152 (26.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 130 (22.41%) Linux
5 108 (18.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 78 (13.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 74 (12.76%) Windows 7
8 47 (8.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 44 (7.59%) Unix
10 43 (7.41%) Windows XP
11 40 (6.90%) Solaris
12 28 (4.83%) Windows 10
13 27 (4.66%) AIX
14 26 (4.48%) Windows 8
15 24 (4.14%) CentOS
16 14 (2.41%) Ubuntu
17 13 (2.24%) Android
17 13 (2.24%) Mac OS X
18 9 (1.55%) SUSE
19 8 (1.38%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (21.72%) ITIL
2 79 (13.62%) Migration
3 30 (5.17%) Change Management
4 28 (4.83%) Capacity Planning
4 28 (4.83%) Load Balancing
4 28 (4.83%) Project Management
5 26 (4.48%) Disaster Recovery
5 26 (4.48%) High Availability
6 24 (4.14%) Patch Management
7 23 (3.97%) Business Intelligence
7 23 (3.97%) Identity Management
7 23 (3.97%) Kalman Filter
8 22 (3.79%) ITSM
8 22 (3.79%) Service Delivery
8 22 (3.79%) Service Management
9 20 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (3.45%) Validation
10 18 (3.10%) DevOps
10 18 (3.10%) ETL
10 18 (3.10%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 100 (17.24%) SQL
2 88 (15.17%) PowerShell
3 33 (5.69%) Java
3 33 (5.69%) Python
4 25 (4.31%) JavaScript
5 18 (3.10%) Perl
5 18 (3.10%) VBScript
6 14 (2.41%) Jython
6 14 (2.41%) T-SQL
7 13 (2.24%) Bash Shell
8 9 (1.55%) C#
9 8 (1.38%) C++
9 8 (1.38%) PHP
9 8 (1.38%) Shell Script
10 6 (1.03%) C
11 5 (0.86%) SystemTap
12 4 (0.69%) Bourne shell
12 4 (0.69%) VB
13 3 (0.52%) Groovy
13 3 (0.52%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 61 (10.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 45 (7.76%) MCSE
3 44 (7.59%) Security Cleared
4 41 (7.07%) SC Cleared
5 37 (6.38%) Cisco Certification
6 32 (5.52%) CCNA
7 22 (3.79%) Degree
8 20 (3.45%) CCNP
9 18 (3.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 16 (2.76%) MCSA
11 13 (2.24%) JNCIA
12 11 (1.90%) MCP
13 10 (1.72%) JNCIP
14 9 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
15 8 (1.38%) DV Cleared
15 8 (1.38%) MCITP
16 7 (1.21%) CCDP
16 7 (1.21%) CISSP
16 7 (1.21%) MOS
17 6 (1.03%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (3.97%) SLA
2 9 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.38%) QA
4 5 (0.86%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.34%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.34%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.17%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 290 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 163 (28.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 78 (13.45%) Hyper-V
4 70 (12.07%) vSphere
5 50 (8.62%) VMware ESX
6 48 (8.28%) XenApp
7 42 (7.24%) XenDesktop
8 38 (6.55%) VMware ESXi
9 36 (6.21%) Virtual Machines
10 17 (2.93%) XenServer
11 14 (2.41%) Oracle RAC
12 12 (2.07%) Firmware
13 10 (1.72%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 10 (1.72%) KVM
13 10 (1.72%) Microsoft App-V
13 10 (1.72%) Virtual Servers
14 8 (1.38%) Terminal Services
14 8 (1.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 7 (1.21%) NFS
15 7 (1.21%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 85 (14.66%) SCCM
2 32 (5.52%) Puppet
2 32 (5.52%) SCOM
3 31 (5.34%) Backup Exec
4 30 (5.17%) WSUS
5 24 (4.14%) NetBackup
6 20 (3.45%) SCOrch
7 18 (3.10%) BladeLogic
8 16 (2.76%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 13 (2.24%) Failover Clustering
9 13 (2.24%) HP Operations Orchestration
10 11 (1.90%) Ansible
10 11 (1.90%) PowerCLI
11 10 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
11 10 (1.72%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 9 (1.55%) Microsoft Clustering
12 9 (1.55%) Nagios
12 9 (1.55%) vMotion
13 8 (1.38%) AirWatch
14 7 (1.21%) vRealize
Vendors
1 267 (46.03%) VMware
2 254 (43.79%) Microsoft
3 239 (41.21%) HP
4 167 (28.79%) Cisco
5 142 (24.48%) Citrix
6 63 (10.86%) IBM
7 59 (10.17%) EMC
8 56 (9.66%) Oracle
9 48 (8.28%) CheckPoint
10 47 (8.10%) Red Hat
11 43 (7.41%) Symantec
12 42 (7.24%) NetApp
13 30 (5.17%) Juniper
14 29 (5.00%) Apple
14 29 (5.00%) Avaya
15 25 (4.31%) EqualLogic
16 24 (4.14%) Veritas
17 23 (3.97%) Dell Compellent
17 23 (3.97%) SAP
18 20 (3.45%) Veeam
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