Period
to 20 February 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 20 February 2018 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
UK > England
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 475 430 463
Rank change year-on-year -45 +33 -36
Contract jobs citing Dell 420 435 429
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.45% 0.49% 0.44%
As % of the Vendors category 1.07% 1.10% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 274 243
England median daily rate £325 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% -10.34%
10th Percentile £145 £165 £157
90th Percentile £538 £529 £538
UK median daily rate £325 £350 £338
% change year-on-year -7.14% +3.70% -7.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 31 32
England median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £20.99
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.41% -11.85% +19.93%
10th Percentile £13.11 £14.00 £8.77
90th Percentile £31.59 £50.00 £59.88
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £18.25 £21.98
% change year-on-year -4.11% -16.95% +25.57%

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 England.

All Vendors
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 39,227 39,549 41,936
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.07% 44.78% 42.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,968 24,532 25,267
England median daily rate £450 £425 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.12% +0.13%
10th Percentile £238 £250 £238
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,321 1,454 1,723
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -2.78% +7.88%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.29 £10.09
90th Percentile £47.25 £45.43 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +2.94% -5.56% +8.73%

Dell
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Dell in England

Dell
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Dell in England

Dell
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Dell in England over the 6 months to 20 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Dell in England

Dell
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Dell in England

Dell
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Dell in England over the 6 months to 20 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Dell in England

Dell
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Dell within the England region over the 6 months to 20 February 2018. 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
London +9 192 £325 -13.33% 60
South East -38 78 £353 +4.44% 29
North of England +24 51 £375 -8.54% 29
Midlands -13 48 £260 -24.64% 18
South West +15 28 £325 +8.15% 10
West Midlands +6 27 £293 -29.09% 8
Yorkshire -1 27 £450 +2.86% 10
East of England -17 22 £300 +17.65% 10
East Midlands -12 21 £250 -26.20% 10
North West +11 17 £273 -7.23% 18
North East +39 7 £140 -65.85% 1
Dell
UK

For the 6 months to 20 February 2018, 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 England region with a requirement for Dell.

1 216 (51.43%) Windows
2 171 (40.71%) HP
3 160 (38.10%) VMware
4 152 (36.19%) Active Directory
5 129 (30.71%) Microsoft
6 111 (26.43%) Citrix
7 103 (24.52%) Cisco
8 99 (23.57%) VMware Infrastructure
9 96 (22.86%) Windows Server
10 79 (18.81%) Microsoft Office
11 78 (18.57%) Linux
12 77 (18.33%) ITIL
12 77 (18.33%) SCCM
13 76 (18.10%) MS Exchange
14 74 (17.62%) DNS
15 73 (17.38%) Office 365
16 69 (16.43%) Windows 7
17 65 (15.48%) Data Centre
17 65 (15.48%) Finance
18 61 (14.52%) DHCP
19 58 (13.81%) SAN
20 56 (13.33%) IBM
20 56 (13.33%) Firewall
20 56 (13.33%) Boomi
21 55 (13.10%) NetApp
22 51 (12.14%) EMC
23 50 (11.90%) Windows Server 2012
24 48 (11.43%) SQL
25 46 (10.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
26 44 (10.48%) Microsoft Certification

Dell
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 76 (18.10%) MS Exchange
2 32 (7.62%) SharePoint
2 32 (7.62%) Skype for Business
3 15 (3.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 13 (3.10%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (1.90%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (1.67%) IIS
7 6 (1.43%) IBM Notes
7 6 (1.43%) JBoss
7 6 (1.43%) WebSphere
8 5 (1.19%) Apache
9 4 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (0.95%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.71%) Anypoint
10 3 (0.71%) Apache ServiceMix
10 3 (0.71%) Apache Synapse
10 3 (0.71%) IBM Domino
10 3 (0.71%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
10 3 (0.71%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 79 (18.81%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (3.10%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (2.62%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.19%) AutoCAD
5 4 (0.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.71%) Acrobat
6 3 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.48%) Revit
Business Applications
1 16 (3.81%) RMDS
2 8 (1.90%) Markit EDM
3 7 (1.67%) SAP HCM
4 3 (0.71%) BusinessWorks
4 3 (0.71%) SAP Hybris
5 2 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.24%) Eikon
6 1 (0.24%) OPENHousing
6 1 (0.24%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.24%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.24%) SAP FI-AA
6 1 (0.24%) SAP FI-GL
6 1 (0.24%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 73 (17.38%) Office 365
2 56 (13.33%) Boomi
3 35 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 23 (5.48%) Amazon AWS
5 13 (3.10%) IaaS
6 8 (1.90%) iPaaS
7 7 (1.67%) SuccessFactors
8 6 (1.43%) GitHub
9 5 (1.19%) Amazon Glacier
9 5 (1.19%) Amazon S3
9 5 (1.19%) G Suite
9 5 (1.19%) OneDrive
9 5 (1.19%) PaaS
10 4 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.95%) SaaS
11 2 (0.48%) AtomSphere
11 2 (0.48%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.24%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.24%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 1 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 74 (17.62%) DNS
2 61 (14.52%) DHCP
3 58 (13.81%) SAN
4 56 (13.33%) Firewall
5 42 (10.00%) SSL
6 38 (9.05%) LAN
7 35 (8.33%) Wireless
8 32 (7.62%) TCP/IP
9 31 (7.38%) VPN
10 30 (7.14%) WAN
11 26 (6.19%) NetScaler
12 24 (5.71%) Internet
13 21 (5.00%) NAS
13 21 (5.00%) Network Security
14 20 (4.76%) Skype
15 18 (4.29%) iSCSI
16 17 (4.05%) VLAN
17 11 (2.62%) Fibre Channel
17 11 (2.62%) Wi-Fi
18 10 (2.38%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.10%) Oracle Database
2 13 (3.10%) Oracle Database 11g
3 9 (2.14%) BusinessObjects
3 9 (2.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (1.67%) DataStage
6 4 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (0.95%) MySQL
6 4 (0.95%) SAP HANA
7 3 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.48%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.48%) SQLPlus
9 1 (0.24%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.24%) Data Lake
9 1 (0.24%) HDInsight
9 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.24%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 13 (3.10%) Eclipse
2 8 (1.90%) Git (software)
3 6 (1.43%) Ant
4 5 (1.19%) MSI
5 4 (0.95%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.48%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.24%) Maven
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.24%) Toad
General
1 65 (15.48%) Finance
2 28 (6.67%) Banking
3 12 (2.86%) Telecoms
4 7 (1.67%) Financial Institution
5 6 (1.43%) Legal
6 5 (1.19%) Front Office
7 4 (0.95%) Marketing
7 4 (0.95%) Multimedia
8 3 (0.71%) Back Office
8 3 (0.71%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.48%) Electronics
9 2 (0.48%) Local Government
9 2 (0.48%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.48%) Retail
10 1 (0.24%) Advertising
10 1 (0.24%) Games
10 1 (0.24%) Law
10 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 75 (17.86%) Analyst
2 46 (10.95%) Desktop Support
3 38 (9.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 36 (8.57%) Network Engineer
4 36 (8.57%) Support Engineer
5 30 (7.14%) Architect
6 29 (6.90%) Consultant
7 27 (6.43%) Desktop Engineer
7 27 (6.43%) Developer
8 24 (5.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 22 (5.24%) Support Analyst
10 20 (4.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 20 (4.76%) Service Analyst
11 19 (4.52%) 2nd Line Support
12 18 (4.29%) Windows Engineer
13 15 (3.57%) IT Support
13 15 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
14 14 (3.33%) Technical Engineer
15 13 (3.10%) 3rd Line Support
15 13 (3.10%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (5.95%) XML
2 23 (5.48%) SOAP
3 21 (5.00%) REST
4 17 (4.05%) JSON
5 16 (3.81%) XSL
6 14 (3.33%) XSD
7 12 (2.86%) Regular Expression
8 10 (2.38%) RESTful
8 10 (2.38%) Web Services
9 8 (1.90%) .NET
9 8 (1.90%) LDAP
9 8 (1.90%) Middleware
10 7 (1.67%) Visualforce
11 5 (1.19%) 802.1X
11 5 (1.19%) XSLT
12 4 (0.95%) SAML
13 3 (0.71%) ASP.NET
13 3 (0.71%) CSS
13 3 (0.71%) HTML
13 3 (0.71%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 65 (15.48%) Data Centre
2 31 (7.38%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (7.14%) Clustering
4 20 (4.76%) Replication
5 15 (3.57%) Smartphone
6 13 (3.10%) Management Information System
7 10 (2.38%) CMDB
8 9 (2.14%) EMC VNX
9 8 (1.90%) Blackberry
9 8 (1.90%) Private Cloud
10 7 (1.67%) iPhone
11 6 (1.43%) PKI
12 5 (1.19%) Data Structures
12 5 (1.19%) Driving Licence
12 5 (1.19%) Hybrid Cloud
12 5 (1.19%) iPad
12 5 (1.19%) NHS
13 4 (0.95%) Client/Server
13 4 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
14 3 (0.71%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 216 (51.43%) Windows
2 96 (22.86%) Windows Server
3 78 (18.57%) Linux
4 69 (16.43%) Windows 7
5 50 (11.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 46 (10.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 39 (9.29%) Windows 10
7 39 (9.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 22 (5.24%) Windows Server 2003
9 19 (4.52%) Unix
10 18 (4.29%) CentOS
11 14 (3.33%) Mac OS X
11 14 (3.33%) Windows 8
12 10 (2.38%) Windows XP
13 9 (2.14%) Mac OS
14 7 (1.67%) SUSE
14 7 (1.67%) Windows Vista
15 4 (0.95%) Android
15 4 (0.95%) Apple iOS
16 3 (0.71%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (18.33%) ITIL
2 42 (10.00%) Migration
3 41 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (9.05%) Problem Management
5 29 (6.90%) Change Management
6 26 (6.19%) Service Management
7 25 (5.95%) Load Balancing
8 22 (5.24%) Change Control
8 22 (5.24%) Incident Management
9 21 (5.00%) Break/Fix
9 21 (5.00%) DevOps
9 21 (5.00%) Project Management
9 21 (5.00%) SOA
9 21 (5.00%) Time Management
10 20 (4.76%) High Availability
11 19 (4.52%) Stakeholder Management
12 18 (4.29%) Data Centre Operations
13 17 (4.05%) Configuration Management
14 16 (3.81%) Data Migration
15 15 (3.57%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 48 (11.43%) SQL
2 39 (9.29%) PowerShell
3 35 (8.33%) Java
4 14 (3.33%) PL/SQL
4 14 (3.33%) VBScript
4 14 (3.33%) XPath
4 14 (3.33%) XQuery
5 13 (3.10%) Shell Script
6 8 (1.90%) T-SQL
7 7 (1.67%) Apex Code
7 7 (1.67%) C#
8 6 (1.43%) JavaScript
8 6 (1.43%) Python
9 5 (1.19%) VB.NET
10 4 (0.95%) C
11 3 (0.71%) ABAP
11 3 (0.71%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.71%) VB
12 2 (0.48%) PHP
13 1 (0.24%) Perl
Qualifications
1 44 (10.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 39 (9.29%) Security Cleared
3 30 (7.14%) MCSE
4 29 (6.90%) SC Cleared
5 24 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
6 21 (5.00%) MCSA
6 21 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 17 (4.05%) Degree
8 15 (3.57%) CCNA
9 10 (2.38%) CCNP
9 10 (2.38%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
10 9 (2.14%) ITIL Certification
10 9 (2.14%) RHCE
11 7 (1.67%) DBS Check
11 7 (1.67%) DV Cleared
11 7 (1.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 7 (1.67%) MCITP
12 6 (1.43%) BPSS Clearance
13 4 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 3 (0.71%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (9.05%) SLA
2 5 (1.19%) QA
3 3 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.24%) COBIT
4 1 (0.24%) GCP
4 1 (0.24%) GDPR
4 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 152 (36.19%) Active Directory
2 99 (23.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (10.48%) Hyper-V
4 36 (8.57%) VMware ESXi
5 33 (7.86%) vSphere
6 27 (6.43%) XenApp
7 26 (6.19%) Microsoft App-V
8 18 (4.29%) Virtual Machines
9 13 (3.10%) XenDesktop
10 12 (2.86%) Terminal Services
11 7 (1.67%) Firmware
12 6 (1.43%) DFS Replication
13 5 (1.19%) VMware NSX
14 3 (0.71%) Docker
14 3 (0.71%) ISA Server
14 3 (0.71%) KVM
14 3 (0.71%) Virtual Servers
14 3 (0.71%) XenServer
15 2 (0.48%) vCloud
16 1 (0.24%) PowerDNS
Systems Management
1 77 (18.33%) SCCM
2 20 (4.76%) NetBackup
3 19 (4.52%) Backup Exec
4 18 (4.29%) SCOM
5 17 (4.05%) Norton AntiVirus
6 14 (3.33%) Microsoft Clustering
7 13 (3.10%) Failover Clustering
8 12 (2.86%) HP Data Protector
9 10 (2.38%) vCenter Server
10 9 (2.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 8 (1.90%) PowerCLI
12 7 (1.67%) AirWatch
12 7 (1.67%) WSUS
13 5 (1.19%) ServiceCenter
13 5 (1.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 4 (0.95%) FortiGate
14 4 (0.95%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 4 (0.95%) Nessus
14 4 (0.95%) SCDPM
15 3 (0.71%) vRealize
Vendors
1 171 (40.71%) HP
2 160 (38.10%) VMware
3 129 (30.71%) Microsoft
4 111 (26.43%) Citrix
5 103 (24.52%) Cisco
6 56 (13.33%) IBM
7 55 (13.10%) NetApp
8 51 (12.14%) EMC
9 35 (8.33%) Symantec
10 30 (7.14%) Apple
11 27 (6.43%) EqualLogic
11 27 (6.43%) Oracle
11 27 (6.43%) Red Hat
12 23 (5.48%) CheckPoint
13 21 (5.00%) Bloomberg
13 21 (5.00%) CommVault
13 21 (5.00%) Extreme Networks
14 20 (4.76%) 3PAR
14 20 (4.76%) Reuters
15 18 (4.29%) Veritas