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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dell
Rank 351 310 324
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +14
Contract jobs citing Dell 291 309 318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.50% 0.59% 0.54%
As % of the Vendors category 1.10% 1.26% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 150 134
Average daily rate
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£331 £250 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.50% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £150 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £400 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £225 £313
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -28.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 39 53
Average hourly rate £22.50 £16.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £31.74 £28.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.46 £14.75
% change year-on-year
-4.09% +59.05%

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
26444 24565 27318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.76% 46.60% 46.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 14953 13794 13926
Average daily rate £390 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +3.33%
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 1180 1089 1385
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.34 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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 September 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 September 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 September 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 -23 270 £345 +25.45% 109
London +7 136 £400 +13.47% 37
North West +25 33 £300 +14.44% 11
South East -16 31 £280 +40.00% 24
City of London -3 24 £475 +29.25% 10
Lancashire - 19 £368 -
Yorkshire +8 18 £275 +22.22% 6
West Midlands -16 18 £240 +20.00% 7
South West -12 17 £325 +30.00% 17
Berkshire +16 13 £285 +56.16% 7
East of England -44 12 £275 +12.24% 5
Scotland -20 11 £225 +73.07% 2
Manchester -6 8 £175 -33.33% 8
Cambridgeshire +4 7 £263 -27.58%
West Yorkshire -2 7 £295 +31.11% 5
Wiltshire - 7 £238 - 2
South Yorkshire +8 6 £275 +33.33%
West Sussex +7 6 £125 -37.50%
Leeds +4 5 £295 +9.25% 3
Slough +1 5 £280 +40.00% 1
Birmingham -6 5 £300 +87.50% 3
Surrey -6 5 £331 +0.37% 11
Croydon -9 5 £355 +1.42%
Sheffield +8 4 £275 -
Bristol -12 4 £260 +4.00% 2
Hampshire -16 4 £375 +13.62%
Swindon - 4 £238 - 1
Crawley +9 3 £120 -40.00%
Cheshire +4 3 £350 - 2
Dorset +2 3 £400 +150.00% 1

Dell
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 353 (69.49%) Windows
2 243 (47.83%) Microsoft
3 223 (43.90%) Active Directory
4 216 (42.52%) HP
5 179 (35.24%) VMware
6 155 (30.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 152 (29.92%) Windows 7
8 144 (28.35%) SAN
9 136 (26.77%) Windows Server 2003
10 122 (24.02%) DNS
11 120 (23.62%) Cisco
12 119 (23.43%) MS Exchange
13 116 (22.83%) ITIL
14 113 (22.24%) Citrix
15 104 (20.47%) VMware Infrastructure
16 101 (19.88%) MS Office
17 93 (18.31%) DHCP
18 92 (18.11%) Windows XP
19 85 (16.73%) Migration
20 81 (15.94%) SQL
21 80 (15.75%) SCCM
22 74 (14.57%) MS Excel
23 73 (14.37%) Security Cleared
24 71 (13.98%) Firewall
25 62 (12.20%) SC Cleared
26 59 (11.61%) Hyper-V
27 58 (11.42%) EMC
28 57 (11.22%) TCP/IP
28 57 (11.22%) vSphere
29 56 (11.02%) Exchange Server 2010

Dell
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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
1 119 (23.43%) MS Exchange
2 56 (11.02%) Exchange Server 2010
3 41 (8.07%) Exchange Server 2003
4 39 (7.68%) IIS
5 37 (7.28%) SharePoint
6 36 (7.09%) Lync
7 22 (4.33%) Exchange Server 2007
8 18 (3.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 17 (3.35%) Exchange Server 2013
10 13 (2.56%) IBM Notes
11 10 (1.97%) WebSphere
11 10 (1.97%) SharePoint 2010
12 9 (1.77%) Apache
13 7 (1.38%) WebLogic
14 5 (0.98%) Office Communications Server
15 3 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
16 2 (0.39%) Exchange Server 5.5
16 2 (0.39%) ColdFusion
16 2 (0.39%) Lotus Domino
17 1 (0.20%) Tomcat
Applications
1 101 (19.88%) MS Office
2 74 (14.57%) MS Excel
3 10 (1.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.18%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.98%) MS Project
6 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.20%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.20%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 17 (3.35%) ResourceLink
2 3 (0.59%) Cerner Millennium
3 1 (0.20%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.20%) BPCS
3 1 (0.20%) Changepoint
Cloud Services
1 22 (4.33%) SaaS
2 16 (3.15%) SuccessFactors
3 9 (1.77%) Office 365
4 5 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.39%) PaaS
6 1 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.20%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 144 (28.35%) SAN
2 122 (24.02%) DNS
3 93 (18.31%) DHCP
4 71 (13.98%) Firewall
5 57 (11.22%) TCP/IP
6 56 (11.02%) VPN
7 45 (8.86%) LAN
8 41 (8.07%) WAN
9 36 (7.09%) NAS
10 33 (6.50%) VLAN
11 31 (6.10%) Fibre Channel
12 29 (5.71%) iSCSI
13 23 (4.53%) Wireless
14 22 (4.33%) Cisco ASA
15 19 (3.74%) LDAP
16 18 (3.54%) Wi-Fi
16 18 (3.54%) Cisco IOS
17 17 (3.35%) Internet
18 15 (2.95%) IPsec
18 15 (2.95%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (9.45%) SQL Server
2 20 (3.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (1.97%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (1.77%) MySQL
5 5 (0.98%) SQLPlus
5 5 (0.98%) Oracle Database
6 4 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (0.79%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (0.39%) DataStage
7 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 7
7 2 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.20%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.20%) Big Data
8 1 (0.20%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.20%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.20%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.20%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.20%) MS Access
8 1 (0.20%) Cognos Impromptu
8 1 (0.20%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 8 (1.57%) MSI
2 6 (1.18%) Git (software)
3 5 (0.98%) Subversion
4 3 (0.59%) InstallShield
4 3 (0.59%) Wise Package Studio
5 2 (0.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (0.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.20%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.20%) WinDbg
6 1 (0.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 54 (10.63%) Finance
2 18 (3.54%) Telecoms
3 17 (3.35%) Banking
4 11 (2.17%) Financial Institution
5 9 (1.77%) Investment Banking
6 7 (1.38%) Retail
7 6 (1.18%) Games
7 6 (1.18%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.98%) Law
8 5 (0.98%) Back Office
8 5 (0.98%) French Language
9 4 (0.79%) Legal
10 3 (0.59%) Advertising
11 2 (0.39%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.39%) Norwegian Language
12 1 (0.20%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.20%) Danish Language
12 1 (0.20%) Local Government
12 1 (0.20%) Military
12 1 (0.20%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 69 (13.58%) Architect
2 65 (12.80%) Support Engineer
3 50 (9.84%) Analyst
4 34 (6.69%) 3rd Line Support
5 32 (6.30%) Consultant
5 32 (6.30%) Support Analyst
6 31 (6.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 30 (5.91%) 2nd Line Support
8 28 (5.51%) Desktop Support
9 22 (4.33%) Administrator
9 22 (4.33%) Server Engineer
10 21 (4.13%) Desktop Engineer
11 20 (3.94%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 18 (3.54%) Infrastructure Architect
13 16 (3.15%) Desktop Support Engineer
13 16 (3.15%) Network Engineer
14 15 (2.95%) Systems Administrator
14 15 (2.95%) Systems Engineer
14 15 (2.95%) Enterprise Architect
14 15 (2.95%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.57%) Application Packaging
2 7 (1.38%) .NET
3 5 (0.98%) Web Services
3 5 (0.98%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (0.79%) .NET Framework
5 3 (0.59%) Middleware
6 2 (0.39%) X-Windows
7 1 (0.20%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (0.20%) XML
7 1 (0.20%) ODBC
7 1 (0.20%) MSMQ
7 1 (0.20%) J2EE
7 1 (0.20%) JSP
7 1 (0.20%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 55 (10.83%) Blackberry
2 37 (7.28%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (6.69%) EqualLogic
4 31 (6.10%) Clustering
5 26 (5.12%) PDA
6 20 (3.94%) Replication
7 17 (3.35%) CLARiiON
8 13 (2.56%) Celerra
9 12 (2.36%) Client/Server
10 10 (1.97%) Thin Client
10 10 (1.97%) Fat Client
11 9 (1.77%) Hedge funds
12 8 (1.57%) iPad
12 8 (1.57%) iPhone
12 8 (1.57%) Management Information System
13 7 (1.38%) NHS
13 7 (1.38%) Video Conferencing
14 6 (1.18%) Online Games
14 6 (1.18%) CESG
15 5 (0.98%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 353 (69.49%) Windows
2 155 (30.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 152 (29.92%) Windows 7
4 136 (26.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 92 (18.11%) Windows XP
6 52 (10.24%) Linux
6 52 (10.24%) Windows Server 2012
7 34 (6.69%) Windows 8
8 22 (4.33%) UNIX
9 21 (4.13%) Windows Vista
9 21 (4.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (2.56%) Windows 2000 Server
10 13 (2.56%) AIX
11 10 (1.97%) Solaris
12 8 (1.57%) SUSE
12 8 (1.57%) CentOS
13 6 (1.18%) Windows 2000
14 5 (0.98%) Debian
14 5 (0.98%) Ubuntu
14 5 (0.98%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (22.83%) ITIL
2 85 (16.73%) Migration
3 21 (4.13%) Performance Monitoring
4 19 (3.74%) Root Cause Analysis
5 17 (3.35%) Asset Management
6 16 (3.15%) Disaster Recovery
6 16 (3.15%) Data Protection
7 15 (2.95%) Project Management
8 14 (2.76%) Problem Management
9 13 (2.56%) Time Management
9 13 (2.56%) Service Management
9 13 (2.56%) Identity Management
10 12 (2.36%) Configuration Management
10 12 (2.36%) Service Delivery
10 12 (2.36%) Change Management
11 11 (2.17%) PRINCE2
11 11 (2.17%) TOGAF
11 11 (2.17%) Kalman Filter
12 9 (1.77%) Document Management
13 8 (1.57%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 81 (15.94%) SQL
2 44 (8.66%) PowerShell
3 29 (5.71%) Perl
4 25 (4.92%) Python
5 24 (4.72%) Java
6 23 (4.53%) PL/SQL
7 21 (4.13%) Shell Script
8 19 (3.74%) VB
9 17 (3.35%) VBA
10 13 (2.56%) VBScript
10 13 (2.56%) C
11 5 (0.98%) Bash Shell
11 5 (0.98%) Korn
12 2 (0.39%) PHP
13 1 (0.20%) C#
13 1 (0.20%) C++
13 1 (0.20%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 73 (14.37%) Security Cleared
2 62 (12.20%) SC Cleared
3 54 (10.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 46 (9.06%) MCSE
5 31 (6.10%) Cisco Certification
6 26 (5.12%) CCNA
7 24 (4.72%) Degree
8 20 (3.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 14 (2.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 12 (2.36%) MCITP
11 11 (2.17%) MCP
12 8 (1.57%) CCNP
12 8 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (1.38%) A+ Certification
13 7 (1.38%) MCSA
13 7 (1.38%) VCP5
14 6 (1.18%) VCP4
14 6 (1.18%) Citrix Certification
15 5 (0.98%) CCA
15 5 (0.98%) Dell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.53%) SLA
2 8 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.79%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.20%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.20%) QA
4 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 223 (43.90%) Active Directory
2 104 (20.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 59 (11.61%) Hyper-V
4 57 (11.22%) vSphere
5 41 (8.07%) XenApp
6 36 (7.09%) XenDesktop
7 25 (4.92%) XenServer
8 24 (4.72%) VMware ESX
9 21 (4.13%) Microsoft App-V
10 19 (3.74%) VMware ESXi
11 13 (2.56%) Terminal Services
12 8 (1.57%) VMware Server
13 7 (1.38%) Xen
14 6 (1.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 6 (1.18%) NFS
14 6 (1.18%) MetaFrame
14 6 (1.18%) DFS Replication
15 5 (0.98%) OCFS2
15 5 (0.98%) KVM
16 4 (0.79%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 80 (15.75%) SCCM
2 25 (4.92%) SCOM
3 23 (4.53%) WSUS
4 20 (3.94%) Backup Exec
5 13 (2.56%) SCOrch
5 13 (2.56%) NetBackup
6 12 (2.36%) Norton AntiVirus
7 11 (2.17%) Nagios
7 11 (2.17%) Puppet
8 7 (1.38%) OpenView
8 7 (1.38%) DameWare
9 6 (1.18%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 6 (1.18%) Cobbler
9 6 (1.18%) McAfee ePO
9 6 (1.18%) Opsview
10 5 (0.98%) HAProxy
10 5 (0.98%) SCVMM
10 5 (0.98%) BladeLogic
11 4 (0.79%) EMC NetWorker
11 4 (0.79%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 243 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 216 (42.52%) HP
3 179 (35.24%) VMware
4 120 (23.62%) Cisco
5 113 (22.24%) Citrix
6 58 (11.42%) EMC
7 51 (10.04%) IBM
8 43 (8.46%) Oracle
9 35 (6.89%) NetApp
10 34 (6.69%) Symantec
11 31 (6.10%) CheckPoint
12 22 (4.33%) SAP
13 21 (4.13%) Compaq
13 21 (4.13%) Sun
13 21 (4.13%) Red Hat
14 19 (3.74%) webMethods
14 19 (3.74%) SonicWALL
15 17 (3.35%) Software AG
16 15 (2.95%) McAfee
17 14 (2.76%) CommVault
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Cititec
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £430 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Stanation
Rate: From £180 to £230 per day Permanent opportunity - £28,500 - £33,000
Posted: 13 hours ago
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Steria
Rate: Up to £80 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Stoke-on-trent, Staffordshire
Netsource
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £405.00 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £405.00 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Brentwood, Essex
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £20.00 - £26.00 per hour + none
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: £150 - 180 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Erskine, Renfrewshire
Square One Resources
Rate: From £300 to £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £625 - 650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £625 - 650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Middlesex
Mercator IT Solutions
Rate: £Market
Posted: 4 days ago
North West
Engage PSG
Rate: £400 - £650 per day
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Allied Worldwide
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Rate: £150 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
London
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Rate: £400 - £415 per day + competitive
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