Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 472 446 451
Rank change year-on-year -26 +5 -36
Contract jobs citing Dell 418 393 465
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.45% 0.47% 0.48%
As % of the Vendors category 1.08% 1.07% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 226 290
England median daily rate £335 £345 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.90% +1.47% -2.86%
10th Percentile £169 £151 £135
90th Percentile £575 £519 £500
UK median daily rate £325 £345 £350
% change year-on-year -5.80% -1.43% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 33 29
England median hourly rate £19.50 £18.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.41% -19.57% +15.00%
10th Percentile £13.30 £13.00 £9.40
90th Percentile £45.87 £50.00 £60.00
UK median hourly rate £19.50 £18.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year +5.41% -19.57% +24.32%

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 38,689 36,781 42,640
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 41.70% 44.03% 43.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,279 22,803 26,336
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £250 £258 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,356 1,249 1,523
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -2.78% +2.86%
10th Percentile £10.80 £10.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year - -5.41% +5.71%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 25 May 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 +8 194 £325 -18.75% 45
South East -21 74 £350 -6.67% 24
North of England 0 52 £388 +19.23% 24
Midlands -33 48 £338 +12.50% 10
Yorkshire -1 33 £394 +21.15% 9
East of England -3 31 £315 +9.57% 8
East Midlands -18 28 £275 +7.84% 4
West Midlands -33 20 £550 +29.41% 6
South West -11 17 £319 +15.91% 10
North West -17 14 £375 +27.66% 12
North East - 5 £140 - 3
Dell
UK

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 205 (49.04%) Windows
2 165 (39.47%) VMware
3 159 (38.04%) Active Directory
4 134 (32.06%) HP
5 118 (28.23%) Microsoft
6 116 (27.75%) Cisco
7 104 (24.88%) Windows Server
8 99 (23.68%) VMware Infrastructure
9 87 (20.81%) Citrix
10 85 (20.33%) Data Centre
11 84 (20.10%) DNS
12 76 (18.18%) ITIL
12 76 (18.18%) Finance
13 75 (17.94%) Firewall
14 74 (17.70%) DHCP
15 72 (17.22%) EMC
15 72 (17.22%) Migration
16 70 (16.75%) MS Exchange
17 68 (16.27%) SCCM
17 68 (16.27%) Office 365
18 65 (15.55%) SAN
19 62 (14.83%) Linux
20 56 (13.40%) PowerShell
21 55 (13.16%) NetApp
22 53 (12.68%) Boomi
23 51 (12.20%) Windows Server 2012
23 51 (12.20%) VMware ESXi
23 51 (12.20%) SQL
24 49 (11.72%) Microsoft Office
25 47 (11.24%) IBM

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 70 (16.75%) MS Exchange
2 37 (8.85%) Skype for Business
3 30 (7.18%) SharePoint
4 14 (3.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 13 (3.11%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (1.91%) IIS
7 6 (1.44%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (1.44%) JBoss
7 6 (1.44%) WebSphere
8 5 (1.20%) Anypoint
9 4 (0.96%) Apache
9 4 (0.96%) Apache ServiceMix
9 4 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (0.72%) Confluence
10 3 (0.72%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.48%) Apache Synapse
11 2 (0.48%) Mule
11 2 (0.48%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
11 2 (0.48%) Tomcat
Applications
1 49 (11.72%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (2.63%) MS Visio
3 6 (1.44%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.72%) AutoCAD
4 3 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.24%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.24%) Revit
Business Applications
1 13 (3.11%) RMDS
2 5 (1.20%) SAP HCM
3 3 (0.72%) Markit EDM
3 3 (0.72%) SAP Hybris
4 2 (0.48%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.24%) Eikon
5 1 (0.24%) Maximo
5 1 (0.24%) OPENHousing
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.24%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.24%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.24%) SAP FI-AA
5 1 (0.24%) SAP FI-GL
Cloud Services
1 68 (16.27%) Office 365
2 53 (12.68%) Boomi
3 44 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 31 (7.42%) Amazon AWS
5 13 (3.11%) Azure Active Directory
6 12 (2.87%) IaaS
6 12 (2.87%) iPaaS
7 8 (1.91%) PaaS
8 7 (1.67%) GitHub
9 6 (1.44%) Yammer
10 5 (1.20%) OneDrive
10 5 (1.20%) SaaS
10 5 (1.20%) SuccessFactors
11 4 (0.96%) AtomSphere
11 4 (0.96%) G Suite
12 3 (0.72%) Amazon Glacier
12 3 (0.72%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.48%) Mimecast
14 1 (0.24%) AWS CloudFormation
14 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 84 (20.10%) DNS
2 75 (17.94%) Firewall
3 74 (17.70%) DHCP
4 65 (15.55%) SAN
5 36 (8.61%) WAN
6 34 (8.13%) TCP/IP
7 30 (7.18%) LAN
8 27 (6.46%) Skype
8 27 (6.46%) SSL
9 25 (5.98%) NAS
10 23 (5.50%) VPN
11 22 (5.26%) iSCSI
12 18 (4.31%) NetScaler
13 17 (4.07%) Wireless
14 15 (3.59%) SMTP
15 14 (3.35%) Fibre Channel
15 14 (3.35%) Internet
15 14 (3.35%) SNMP
15 14 (3.35%) VoIP
16 13 (3.11%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (6.46%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.35%) Oracle Database
3 13 (3.11%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (1.44%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (1.20%) SAP HANA
6 4 (0.96%) DataStage
7 3 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.48%) Big Data
8 2 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.48%) MySQL
8 2 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.48%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.48%) SQLPlus
9 1 (0.24%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.24%) DB2
9 1 (0.24%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.24%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.24%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 13 (3.11%) Eclipse
2 8 (1.91%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.20%) Jenkins
4 4 (0.96%) Ant
4 4 (0.96%) MSI
5 2 (0.48%) Hudson
5 2 (0.48%) IntelliJ
5 2 (0.48%) NetBeans
6 1 (0.24%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.24%) Toad
General
1 76 (18.18%) Finance
2 25 (5.98%) Banking
3 16 (3.83%) Telecoms
4 8 (1.91%) Investment Banking
5 7 (1.67%) Manufacturing
5 7 (1.67%) Retail
6 4 (0.96%) Back Office
6 4 (0.96%) Multimedia
6 4 (0.96%) Publishing
7 3 (0.72%) Legal
7 3 (0.72%) Marketing
8 2 (0.48%) Games
8 2 (0.48%) Local Government
9 1 (0.24%) Electronics
9 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.24%) Front Office
9 1 (0.24%) International Banking
9 1 (0.24%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 69 (16.51%) Analyst
2 39 (9.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 37 (8.85%) Support Engineer
4 35 (8.37%) Network Engineer
5 30 (7.18%) Architect
6 27 (6.46%) Desktop Support
7 23 (5.50%) Consultant
7 23 (5.50%) Developer
8 18 (4.31%) VMware Engineer
9 17 (4.07%) Cisco Engineer
9 17 (4.07%) Desktop Engineer
9 17 (4.07%) Service Analyst
9 17 (4.07%) Support Analyst
10 15 (3.59%) Storage Engineer
11 14 (3.35%) Technical Support
11 14 (3.35%) Windows Engineer
12 13 (3.11%) Administrator
12 13 (3.11%) Hardware Engineer
12 13 (3.11%) IT Support
12 13 (3.11%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (5.98%) REST
2 24 (5.74%) XML
3 23 (5.50%) SOAP
4 17 (4.07%) JSON
5 16 (3.83%) XSL
6 14 (3.35%) XSD
7 11 (2.63%) .NET
7 11 (2.63%) LDAP
7 11 (2.63%) Web Services
8 10 (2.39%) Middleware
9 7 (1.67%) 802.1X
9 7 (1.67%) RESTful
10 6 (1.44%) Regular Expression
11 4 (0.96%) Apache Camel
11 4 (0.96%) CSS
11 4 (0.96%) HTML
11 4 (0.96%) SAP PI
11 4 (0.96%) SAP XI
11 4 (0.96%) Visualforce
12 3 (0.72%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 85 (20.33%) Data Centre
2 34 (8.13%) Clustering
3 28 (6.70%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (5.02%) Replication
5 10 (2.39%) Fat Client
5 10 (2.39%) Management Information System
5 10 (2.39%) PKI
5 10 (2.39%) Thin Client
6 9 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (2.15%) Self-Motivation
7 8 (1.91%) NHS
7 8 (1.91%) Smartphone
8 7 (1.67%) Enterprise Storage
8 7 (1.67%) iPhone
9 6 (1.44%) Blackberry
10 5 (1.20%) Client/Server
10 5 (1.20%) Driving Licence
11 4 (0.96%) EPoS
11 4 (0.96%) Hybrid Cloud
12 3 (0.72%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 205 (49.04%) Windows
2 104 (24.88%) Windows Server
3 62 (14.83%) Linux
4 51 (12.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 47 (11.24%) Windows 10
6 43 (10.29%) Windows 7
7 39 (9.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 39 (9.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 24 (5.74%) Unix
9 18 (4.31%) Windows Server 2003
10 14 (3.35%) Solaris
11 10 (2.39%) Mac OS
11 10 (2.39%) Windows 8
12 7 (1.67%) Windows 2000
13 6 (1.44%) CentOS
13 6 (1.44%) SUSE
13 6 (1.44%) Windows Vista
14 5 (1.20%) Android
15 4 (0.96%) Mac OS X
15 4 (0.96%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (18.18%) ITIL
2 72 (17.22%) Migration
3 40 (9.57%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (6.94%) Change Management
4 29 (6.94%) Problem Management
4 29 (6.94%) Problem-Solving
5 28 (6.70%) High Availability
6 27 (6.46%) Service Management
6 27 (6.46%) Stakeholder Management
7 23 (5.50%) Change Control
8 22 (5.26%) Data Centre Operations
8 22 (5.26%) Project Management
9 21 (5.02%) DevOps
9 21 (5.02%) SOA
10 20 (4.78%) Capacity Planning
11 17 (4.07%) Information Security
12 16 (3.83%) Business Continuity
12 16 (3.83%) Load Balancing
13 15 (3.59%) Disaster Recovery
14 14 (3.35%) UML
Programming Languages
1 56 (13.40%) PowerShell
2 51 (12.20%) SQL
3 30 (7.18%) Java
4 15 (3.59%) VBScript
5 14 (3.35%) PL/SQL
5 14 (3.35%) XPath
5 14 (3.35%) XQuery
6 13 (3.11%) Shell Script
7 10 (2.39%) Python
8 6 (1.44%) C
8 6 (1.44%) VB
9 5 (1.20%) ABAP
9 5 (1.20%) JavaScript
9 5 (1.20%) VB.NET
10 4 (0.96%) Apex Code
11 3 (0.72%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.48%) C#
12 2 (0.48%) Perl
13 1 (0.24%) PHP
13 1 (0.24%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 44 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 37 (8.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 31 (7.42%) SC Cleared
4 26 (6.22%) Cisco Certification
4 26 (6.22%) MCSE
5 18 (4.31%) Degree
6 17 (4.07%) MCSA
7 14 (3.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 9 (2.15%) CCNA
9 8 (1.91%) CCIE
9 8 (1.91%) CCNP
9 8 (1.91%) DBS Check
9 8 (1.91%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (1.67%) Citrix Certification
10 7 (1.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 6 (1.44%) BPSS Clearance
11 6 (1.44%) CCA
11 6 (1.44%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (1.20%) MCP
12 5 (1.20%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.50%) SLA
2 10 (2.39%) QA
3 6 (1.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.72%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.48%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.24%) COBIT
6 1 (0.24%) PMO
System Software
1 159 (38.04%) Active Directory
2 99 (23.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (12.20%) VMware ESXi
4 46 (11.00%) Hyper-V
5 33 (7.89%) vSphere
6 30 (7.18%) Microsoft App-V
7 27 (6.46%) XenApp
8 15 (3.59%) Virtual Machines
9 12 (2.87%) DFS Replication
9 12 (2.87%) XenDesktop
10 9 (2.15%) Terminal Services
10 9 (2.15%) Virtual Servers
11 8 (1.91%) Firmware
11 8 (1.91%) XenServer
12 7 (1.67%) Virtual Desktop
13 5 (1.20%) ProxySG
14 4 (0.96%) KVM
15 3 (0.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 2 (0.48%) Docker
17 1 (0.24%) LXC
Systems Management
1 68 (16.27%) SCCM
2 20 (4.78%) NetBackup
3 18 (4.31%) vCenter Server
4 16 (3.83%) Backup Exec
5 15 (3.59%) Failover Clustering
6 11 (2.63%) PowerCLI
7 9 (2.15%) HP Data Protector
7 9 (2.15%) Microsoft Clustering
7 9 (2.15%) Norton AntiVirus
7 9 (2.15%) SCOM
8 8 (1.91%) Nessus
9 7 (1.67%) Ansible
10 6 (1.44%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 6 (1.44%) Microsoft Intune
11 5 (1.20%) ServiceCenter
12 4 (0.96%) AirWatch
12 4 (0.96%) WSUS
13 3 (0.72%) CA Spectrum
13 3 (0.72%) FortiGate
13 3 (0.72%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 165 (39.47%) VMware
2 134 (32.06%) HP
3 118 (28.23%) Microsoft
4 116 (27.75%) Cisco
5 87 (20.81%) Citrix
6 72 (17.22%) EMC
7 55 (13.16%) NetApp
8 47 (11.24%) IBM
9 32 (7.66%) Red Hat
10 31 (7.42%) F5
10 31 (7.42%) Splunk
11 30 (7.18%) Oracle
12 27 (6.46%) EqualLogic
13 26 (6.22%) Juniper
14 22 (5.26%) CheckPoint
14 22 (5.26%) Dell Compellent
15 20 (4.78%) Apple
15 20 (4.78%) Bloomberg
15 20 (4.78%) Symantec
16 19 (4.55%) Sun