The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 22 June 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
London / City of London
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 161 135 189
Rank change year-on-year -26 +54  
Contract jobs citing Dell 4 34 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.12% 1.00% 0.40%
As % of the Vendors category 0.32% 2.47% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 30 14
Median daily rate £338 £406 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.92% -4.41%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £236 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £558 £532
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £350 £333
% change year-on-year -14.28% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £17.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.20 £21.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year -34.71% +20.83%  

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 the City of London.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1243 1375 2460
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 37.71% 40.39% 42.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 907 1054 1839
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 19 66
Median hourly rate £21.40 £19.00 £17.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.63% +5.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.92 £36.33 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

Dell
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 the City of London

Dell
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Dell in the City of London

Dell
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Dell in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 City of London region with a requirement for Dell.

1 14 (77.78%) Windows
2 12 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 12 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 10 (55.56%) HP
3 10 (55.56%) VMware
4 9 (50.00%) Finance
4 9 (50.00%) Citrix
5 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 8 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (33.33%) Windows 7
6 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
7 5 (27.78%) XenApp
7 5 (27.78%) PowerShell
7 5 (27.78%) Altiris
8 4 (22.22%) Wireless
8 4 (22.22%) XenDesktop
8 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
8 4 (22.22%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (22.22%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 4 (22.22%) ITIL
8 4 (22.22%) VBScript
8 4 (22.22%) IBM
8 4 (22.22%) Symantec
8 4 (22.22%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (22.22%) AppSense
9 3 (16.67%) Service Management
9 3 (16.67%) ITSM
9 3 (16.67%) Blackberry

Dell
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (11.11%) Skype for Business
3 1 (5.56%) Confluence
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) Wireless
2 3 (16.67%) iSCSI
2 3 (16.67%) SAN
3 2 (11.11%) DNS
3 2 (11.11%) Firewall
4 1 (5.56%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (5.56%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Hadoop
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MSI
2 1 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 9 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Architect
2 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 2 (11.11%) Migration Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Senior Technician
2 2 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (11.11%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (5.56%) Administrator
3 1 (5.56%) Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Design Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Hardware Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Network Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Service Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 3 (16.67%) Blackberry
3 2 (11.11%) NHS
4 1 (5.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (5.56%) iPhone
4 1 (5.56%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 14 (77.78%) Windows
2 12 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 6 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (16.67%) AIX
5 3 (16.67%) Linux
5 3 (16.67%) Solaris
5 3 (16.67%) Unix
5 3 (16.67%) Windows 10
5 3 (16.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) ITIL
2 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 3 (16.67%) High Availability
2 3 (16.67%) ITSM
2 3 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (16.67%) Service Management
3 2 (11.11%) Hardware Maintenance
3 2 (11.11%) Low Latency
3 2 (11.11%) Migration
3 2 (11.11%) Server Building
3 2 (11.11%) Server Virtualisation
3 2 (11.11%) Time Management
4 1 (5.56%) Data Management
4 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.56%) Information Security
4 1 (5.56%) Line Management
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) PowerShell
2 4 (22.22%) VBScript
3 3 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) MCP
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 8 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (27.78%) XenApp
4 4 (22.22%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (22.22%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (22.22%) XenDesktop
5 3 (16.67%) Hyper-V
5 3 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (11.11%) vSphere
7 1 (5.56%) Firmware
7 1 (5.56%) NFS
7 1 (5.56%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (11.11%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (11.11%) SCCM
2 2 (11.11%) SCOM
2 2 (11.11%) SCVMM
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco CME
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) HP
1 10 (55.56%) VMware
2 9 (50.00%) Citrix
3 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 5 (27.78%) Altiris
5 4 (22.22%) AppSense
5 4 (22.22%) IBM
5 4 (22.22%) Symantec
6 3 (16.67%) Bloomberg
6 3 (16.67%) Cisco
6 3 (16.67%) Hortonworks
6 3 (16.67%) Oracle
6 3 (16.67%) Reuters
7 2 (11.11%) Apple
7 2 (11.11%) Avaya
7 2 (11.11%) Dell Compellent
7 2 (11.11%) EMC
7 2 (11.11%) NetApp
7 2 (11.11%) Toshiba
8 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint