The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 3 months to 25 April 2017 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
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 42 39
Rank change year-on-year +3 -3  
Contract jobs citing Dell 6 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.89% 0.99% 0.57%
As % of the Vendors category 4.38% 2.48% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Median daily rate £136 - £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £345 £350
% change year-on-year -5.79% -1.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Median hourly rate £19.00 £47.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.00% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £30.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -40.00% +66.66%  

Dell is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 137 161 176
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 43.08% 39.85% 50.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 97 111
Median daily rate £369 £335 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -4.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £251 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £386 £375
% change year-on-year +3.55% +3.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 15
Median hourly rate £12.20 £18.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.25% -12.19%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £14.50 £16.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.72 £57.50 £38.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.28 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -14.31% +8.57%  

Dell
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing Dell as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Dell in Cambridge

Dell
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Dell in Cambridge

Dell
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Dell in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 April 2017, 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 across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Dell.

1 7 (77.78%) Windows
1 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 6 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) SCCM
3 4 (44.44%) Software Distribution
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (44.44%) LAN
3 4 (44.44%) A+ Certification
4 3 (33.33%) DHCP
4 3 (33.33%) DNS
4 3 (33.33%) HP
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
5 2 (22.22%) Degree
5 2 (22.22%) SCOrch
5 2 (22.22%) Skype for Business
5 2 (22.22%) Office 365
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (22.22%) Samsung
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (22.22%) Firewall
5 2 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (22.22%) SLA
5 2 (22.22%) VPN
5 2 (22.22%) ITIL
5 2 (22.22%) Apple
5 2 (22.22%) Project Management

Dell
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 2 (22.22%) Skype for Business
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) LAN
2 3 (33.33%) DHCP
2 3 (33.33%) DNS
3 2 (22.22%) Firewall
3 2 (22.22%) VPN
3 2 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) IT Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Support Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Technical Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Technical Support
1 2 (22.22%) Technical Support Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
2 1 (11.11%) Field Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Systems Support
2 1 (11.11%) Systems Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Software Distribution
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) A+ Certification
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) SCCM
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (22.22%) SCOrch
3 1 (11.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (22.22%) Apple
3 2 (22.22%) Samsung
4 1 (11.11%) IBM
4 1 (11.11%) VMware