Period
to 21 January 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Dell products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Dell over the 6 months to 21 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

Dell
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 144 151 158
Rank change year-on-year +7 +7 -6
Contract jobs citing Dell 27 21 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.66% 0.52% 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category 1.38% 1.05% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 5
Berkshire median daily rate £366 £303 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.07% +34.44% -40.79%
10th Percentile £260 £221 £183
90th Percentile £506 £430 £572
South East median daily rate £430 £353 £365
% change year-on-year +21.99% -3.42% +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £13.00
South East median hourly rate £42.27 £21.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year +101.26% +13.51% +19.35%

Dell is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Berkshire.

All Vendors
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,958 1,992 1,980
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 47.80% 49.36% 49.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 891 1,035 1,029
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £218 £263 £250
90th Percentile £575 £600 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 71 120
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.43 £15.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.45% +19.23% -27.78%
10th Percentile £10.59 £12.00 £9.25
90th Percentile £45.75 £39.75 £48.88
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £15.43
% change year-on-year -5.71% +13.43% -20.86%

Dell
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Dell as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Dell in Berkshire

Dell
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Dell in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Dell in Berkshire

Dell
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Dell in Berkshire over the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Dell in Berkshire

Dell
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Dell in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Dell in Berkshire

Dell
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Dell within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 21 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough -4 8 £370 +16.54% 1
Reading -8 7 £540 +13.68% 3
Bracknell -8 7 £339 +23.18%
Newbury +4 2 £450 +50.00%
Dell
South East

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Dell also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Dell.

1 13 (48.15%) Microsoft
2 12 (44.44%) SQL
2 12 (44.44%) EMC
3 11 (40.74%) ITIL
4 10 (37.04%) Linux
4 10 (37.04%) Cisco
4 10 (37.04%) VMware
5 9 (33.33%) Firewall
5 9 (33.33%) Windows
5 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 8 (29.63%) DNS
7 7 (25.93%) PRINCE2
7 7 (25.93%) TCP/IP
7 7 (25.93%) ITSM
7 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
7 7 (25.93%) Telecoms
7 7 (25.93%) Security Cleared
7 7 (25.93%) Windows Server
7 7 (25.93%) Self-Motivation
8 6 (22.22%) Test Automation
8 6 (22.22%) Bash Shell
8 6 (22.22%) Boomi
8 6 (22.22%) Selenium
8 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (22.22%) Unix
8 6 (22.22%) Python
8 6 (22.22%) Solaris
9 5 (18.52%) MS Exchange
9 5 (18.52%) CCNA
9 5 (18.52%) Cisco Certification

Dell
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 5 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2013
1 5 (18.52%) MS Exchange
2 4 (14.81%) OpenStack
2 4 (14.81%) SharePoint
2 4 (14.81%) Skype for Business
3 3 (11.11%) IIS
4 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (3.70%) WebLogic
5 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (3.70%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 6 (22.22%) Boomi
2 5 (18.52%) SaaS
3 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (11.11%) Office 365
4 2 (7.41%) IaaS
4 2 (7.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (33.33%) Firewall
2 8 (29.63%) DNS
3 7 (25.93%) TCP/IP
4 4 (14.81%) BGP
4 4 (14.81%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (14.81%) iSCSI
4 4 (14.81%) MPLS
4 4 (14.81%) NAS
4 4 (14.81%) SNMP
4 4 (14.81%) Value-Added Service
4 4 (14.81%) VLAN
4 4 (14.81%) VXLAN
4 4 (14.81%) Wireless
5 3 (11.11%) DHCP
5 3 (11.11%) SAN
5 3 (11.11%) Skype
6 2 (7.41%) Internet
6 2 (7.41%) LAN
6 2 (7.41%) WAN
6 2 (7.41%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.81%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (14.81%) MariaDB
2 4 (14.81%) MongoDB
2 4 (14.81%) MySQL
2 4 (14.81%) NoSQL
3 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (3.70%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Selenium
2 3 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 3 (11.11%) JMeter
2 3 (11.11%) SoapUI
2 3 (11.11%) SonarQube
3 2 (7.41%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (25.93%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (18.52%) Unix Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Architect
2 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Unix Linux Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Technical Architect
3 3 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Automation Tester
4 2 (7.41%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Data Centre Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Onboarding Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Python Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Technical Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Tester
5 1 (3.70%) QA Leader
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) Node.js
2 3 (11.11%) 802.1X
3 2 (7.41%) Ajax
3 2 (7.41%) HTML
3 2 (7.41%) JSON
3 2 (7.41%) LDAP
3 2 (7.41%) RESTful
3 2 (7.41%) Taurus
3 2 (7.41%) XML
4 1 (3.70%) Middleware
4 1 (3.70%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (18.52%) Data Centre
3 4 (14.81%) PKI
3 4 (14.81%) Private Cloud
4 1 (3.70%) EMC VNX
4 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (3.70%) Replication
4 1 (3.70%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 10 (37.04%) Linux
2 9 (33.33%) Windows
3 7 (25.93%) Windows Server
4 6 (22.22%) Solaris
4 6 (22.22%) Unix
5 4 (14.81%) Ubuntu
6 3 (11.11%) VMS
6 3 (11.11%) Windows 10
6 3 (11.11%) Windows 7
6 3 (11.11%) Windows 8
6 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.70%) AIX
7 1 (3.70%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (3.70%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) ITIL
2 7 (25.93%) ITSM
2 7 (25.93%) PRINCE2
3 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (22.22%) Test Automation
4 5 (18.52%) Change Management
4 5 (18.52%) Migration
4 5 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (18.52%) Validation
5 4 (14.81%) Customer-Centricity
5 4 (14.81%) Deployment Automation
5 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Management
5 4 (14.81%) Network Architecture
5 4 (14.81%) PRINCE
5 4 (14.81%) Service Management
6 3 (11.11%) Continuous Deployment
6 3 (11.11%) Converged Infrastructure
6 3 (11.11%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 3 (11.11%) Network Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) SQL
2 6 (22.22%) Bash Shell
2 6 (22.22%) Python
3 2 (7.41%) Java
3 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.41%) Korn
3 2 (7.41%) Perl
3 2 (7.41%) PHP
3 2 (7.41%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) Security Cleared
2 5 (18.52%) CCNA
2 5 (18.52%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (11.11%) CCNP
3 3 (11.11%) DV Cleared
4 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) QA
2 2 (7.41%) COBIT
2 2 (7.41%) PMBOK
System Software
1 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
2 4 (14.81%) BIND 9
2 4 (14.81%) KVM
2 4 (14.81%) NFS
2 4 (14.81%) Postfix
2 4 (14.81%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 3 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (11.11%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (11.11%) XenApp
3 3 (11.11%) XenDesktop
4 2 (7.41%) vCloud
5 1 (3.70%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) Ansible
1 5 (18.52%) Netcool
2 4 (14.81%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (11.11%) SCOM
4 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (3.70%) SCOrch
5 1 (3.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 13 (48.15%) Microsoft
2 12 (44.44%) EMC
3 10 (37.04%) Cisco
3 10 (37.04%) VMware
4 5 (18.52%) Juniper
4 5 (18.52%) Red Hat
5 4 (14.81%) CheckPoint
5 4 (14.81%) Crossbeam
5 4 (14.81%) F5
5 4 (14.81%) Mirantis
5 4 (14.81%) NetApp
5 4 (14.81%) Sun
6 3 (11.11%) 3PAR
6 3 (11.11%) BMC
6 3 (11.11%) CA
6 3 (11.11%) Citrix
6 3 (11.11%) Clearswift
6 3 (11.11%) EqualLogic
6 3 (11.11%) Ericsson
6 3 (11.11%) Remedy