Period
to 27 January 2022

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 27 January 2022 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
27 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 442 345 366
Rank change year-on-year -97 +21 +100
Contract jobs citing Dell 353 229 428
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.51% 0.66% 0.66%
As % of the Vendors category 1.31% 1.58% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 165 263
10th Percentile £176 £228 £150
25th Percentile £213 £350 £163
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £388 £413 £363
Median % change year-on-year -6.06% +13.79% -14.71%
75th Percentile £550 £513 £500
90th Percentile £638 £660 £588
UK median daily rate £375 £420 £375
% change year-on-year -10.71% +12.00% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 6 44
10th Percentile £16.49 £14.68 £14.29
25th Percentile £18.07 £15.64 £17.00
Median hourly rate £22.00 £19.50 £20.88
Median % change year-on-year +12.82% -6.59% +15.97%
75th Percentile £25.50 £35.56 £23.56
90th Percentile £45.89 £41.38 £40.41
UK median hourly rate £21.35 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +12.37% -9.52% +20.00%

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 26,868 14,529 27,881
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 38.47% 41.72% 42.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 18,204 9,447 17,911
10th Percentile £256 £250 £225
25th Percentile £405 £363 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £520 £463 £450
Median % change year-on-year +12.43% +2.78% -
75th Percentile £625 £570 £555
90th Percentile £713 £650 £650
UK median daily rate £513 £460 £450
% change year-on-year +11.41% +2.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 834 516 1,112
10th Percentile £11.31 £11.41 £11.50
25th Percentile £14.25 £14.26 £14.25
Median hourly rate £20.00 £23.24 £18.70
Median % change year-on-year -13.92% +24.25% +6.86%
75th Percentile £41.38 £46.75 £33.75
90th Percentile £58.75 £59.38 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £20.09 £24.75 £18.70
% change year-on-year -18.82% +32.35% +6.89%

Dell
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Dell in England

Dell
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Dell in England.

Daily rate trend for Dell in England

Dell
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Dell in England over the 6 months to 27 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Dell in England

Dell
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Dell in England.

Hourly rate trend for Dell in England

Dell
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Dell in England over the 6 months to 27 January 2022.

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 27 January 2022. 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
Jobs
London -101 151 £400 -4.48% 40
South East -78 71 £400 -11.11% 16
South West -30 43 £228 -39.33% 5
North of England -50 30 £400 - 30
East of England -27 25 £190 -10.59% 6
Midlands -50 22 £440 +3.53% 19
North West -43 15 £400 -5.88% 20
West Midlands -43 14 £503 +16.52% 15
Yorkshire -32 13 £413 +6.45% 9
East Midlands -22 7 £200 +70.60% 4
North East -4 2 £195 -51.25% 1
Dell
UK

For the 6 months to 27 January 2022, 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 (58.07%) Windows
2 156 (44.19%) VMware
3 118 (33.43%) Microsoft
3 118 (33.43%) Active Directory
4 99 (28.05%) HP
5 95 (26.91%) VMware Infrastructure
6 87 (24.65%) Microsoft 365
7 81 (22.95%) Azure
8 80 (22.66%) Windows 10
9 79 (22.38%) Windows Server
10 67 (18.98%) Social Skills
11 66 (18.70%) Data Centre
12 64 (18.13%) Linux
13 63 (17.85%) Cisco
14 56 (15.86%) Firewall
15 55 (15.58%) ITIL
16 54 (15.30%) SCCM
17 51 (14.45%) DNS
18 50 (14.16%) SAN
19 47 (13.31%) DHCP
19 47 (13.31%) Security Cleared
20 45 (12.75%) Microsoft Office
20 45 (12.75%) VPN
20 45 (12.75%) Finance
21 44 (12.46%) vSphere
22 43 (12.18%) Windows Server 2016
23 40 (11.33%) Juniper
23 40 (11.33%) SQL
24 38 (10.76%) Apple
24 38 (10.76%) AWS

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 15 (4.25%) MS Exchange
2 7 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (1.42%) IIS
3 5 (1.42%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.13%) Confluence
5 3 (0.85%) nginx
5 3 (0.85%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (0.57%) Apache
6 2 (0.57%) IBM Notes
6 2 (0.57%) JBoss
6 2 (0.57%) PowerExchange
6 2 (0.57%) Red Hat Fuse
6 2 (0.57%) SAS
7 1 (0.28%) MTS
7 1 (0.28%) OpenStack
Applications
1 45 (12.75%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.98%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (1.13%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.85%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (3.97%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.57%) SAP HR
2 2 (0.57%) Shopify
3 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.28%) Magento
3 1 (0.28%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 87 (24.65%) Microsoft 365
2 81 (22.95%) Azure
3 38 (10.76%) AWS
4 35 (9.92%) Boomi
5 15 (4.25%) SaaS
6 12 (3.40%) GCP
6 12 (3.40%) IaaS
7 8 (2.27%) Azure Active Directory
7 8 (2.27%) PaaS
8 5 (1.42%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 4 (1.13%) Dynamics 365
9 4 (1.13%) GitHub
9 4 (1.13%) iPaaS
9 4 (1.13%) Nutanix
9 4 (1.13%) OneDrive
10 3 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.57%) Collibra
11 2 (0.57%) Google Workspace
11 2 (0.57%) Rubrik
11 2 (0.57%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 56 (15.86%) Firewall
2 51 (14.45%) DNS
3 50 (14.16%) SAN
4 47 (13.31%) DHCP
5 45 (12.75%) VPN
6 34 (9.63%) WAN
7 33 (9.35%) VSAN
8 29 (8.22%) LAN
9 26 (7.37%) TCP/IP
10 19 (5.38%) Network Security
11 18 (5.10%) Remote Desktop
12 17 (4.82%) NetScaler
13 10 (2.83%) NAS
14 9 (2.55%) HTTP
14 9 (2.55%) Internet
14 9 (2.55%) VoIP
15 8 (2.27%) SD-WAN
15 8 (2.27%) Wireless
16 7 (1.98%) iSCSI
16 7 (1.98%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (10.48%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
2 8 (2.27%) SQL Server 2014
3 7 (1.98%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (0.85%) Big Data
4 3 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.57%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (0.57%) DB2
5 2 (0.57%) MySQL
5 2 (0.57%) Oracle Exadata
5 2 (0.57%) PowerCenter
5 2 (0.57%) SAP HANA
5 2 (0.57%) SQL Server 2017
5 2 (0.57%) SQL Server 2019
5 2 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.57%) Star Schema
6 1 (0.28%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.28%) Data Vault
Development Applications
1 9 (2.55%) Git (software)
2 8 (2.27%) Jenkins
2 8 (2.27%) JIRA
3 5 (1.42%) Bitbucket
4 4 (1.13%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (0.57%) Ant
5 2 (0.57%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.57%) GitLab
6 1 (0.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.28%) Crucible
6 1 (0.28%) FishEye
6 1 (0.28%) MSI
6 1 (0.28%) Postman
6 1 (0.28%) Selenium
6 1 (0.28%) Serena SBM
6 1 (0.28%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.28%) Subversion
6 1 (0.28%) TeamCity
General
1 67 (18.98%) Social Skills
2 45 (12.75%) Finance
3 20 (5.67%) Public Sector
4 14 (3.97%) Telecoms
5 13 (3.68%) Presentation Skills
6 11 (3.12%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (3.12%) Banking
6 11 (3.12%) Organisational Skills
7 10 (2.83%) Marketing
8 9 (2.55%) Documentation Skills
9 8 (2.27%) Manufacturing
10 6 (1.70%) Local Government
11 4 (1.13%) Back Office
11 4 (1.13%) Influencing Skills
12 3 (0.85%) Electronics
12 3 (0.85%) Law
13 2 (0.57%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.57%) Retail
14 1 (0.28%) Billing
14 1 (0.28%) Games
Job Titles
1 59 (16.71%) Support Engineer
2 38 (10.76%) Desktop Support
3 33 (9.35%) Architect
3 33 (9.35%) Desktop Engineer
4 31 (8.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 30 (8.50%) 2nd Line Support
6 29 (8.22%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 29 (8.22%) IT Engineer
7 27 (7.65%) IT Support
8 26 (7.37%) Analyst
9 22 (6.23%) Network Engineer
10 20 (5.67%) Administrator
11 19 (5.38%) IT Support Engineer
11 19 (5.38%) Server Engineer
12 16 (4.53%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 14 (3.97%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 13 (3.68%) Cloud Engineer
15 12 (3.40%) Consultant
15 12 (3.40%) Systems Engineer
16 11 (3.12%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.12%) REST
1 11 (3.12%) XML
2 10 (2.83%) JSON
3 9 (2.55%) Web Services
4 8 (2.27%) LDAP
4 8 (2.27%) Middleware
5 6 (1.70%) SOAP
6 5 (1.42%) .NET
7 4 (1.13%) 802.1X
7 4 (1.13%) Node.js
8 3 (0.85%) .NET Core
9 2 (0.57%) EDI
9 2 (0.57%) IDoc
9 2 (0.57%) JMS
9 2 (0.57%) Kafka
9 2 (0.57%) SAML
9 2 (0.57%) SAP PI
9 2 (0.57%) SAP XI
9 2 (0.57%) SPNEGO
9 2 (0.57%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 66 (18.70%) Data Centre
2 17 (4.82%) iPhone
3 16 (4.53%) Driving Licence
4 14 (3.97%) NHS
4 14 (3.97%) Replication
5 13 (3.68%) Smartphone
6 12 (3.40%) Cloud Native
7 11 (3.12%) Clustering
7 11 (3.12%) Data Protection Act
8 9 (2.55%) Management Information System
8 9 (2.55%) Public Cloud
9 8 (2.27%) Blackberry
9 8 (2.27%) iPad
9 8 (2.27%) Legacy Applications
9 8 (2.27%) Mobile App
10 7 (1.98%) PKI
11 6 (1.70%) Fibre Optics
11 6 (1.70%) Linux Command Line
12 5 (1.42%) CMDB
12 5 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 205 (58.07%) Windows
2 80 (22.66%) Windows 10
3 79 (22.38%) Windows Server
4 64 (18.13%) Linux
5 43 (12.18%) Windows Server 2016
6 35 (9.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 33 (9.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 31 (8.78%) Windows Server 2019
9 29 (8.22%) Windows 7
10 23 (6.52%) Apple iOS
11 19 (5.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 17 (4.82%) Android
13 13 (3.68%) Ubuntu
13 13 (3.68%) Unix
14 9 (2.55%) Mac OS
15 6 (1.70%) Windows 2000 Server
15 6 (1.70%) Windows Server 2003
16 4 (1.13%) AIX
16 4 (1.13%) Solaris
16 4 (1.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (15.58%) ITIL
2 38 (10.76%) Problem-Solving
3 37 (10.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 32 (9.07%) Migration
4 32 (9.07%) Server Management
5 24 (6.80%) Break/Fix
5 24 (6.80%) Patch Management
6 19 (5.38%) Disaster Recovery
6 19 (5.38%) Security Patching
7 18 (5.10%) DevOps
7 18 (5.10%) Service Delivery
8 17 (4.82%) Stakeholder Management
9 16 (4.53%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (4.53%) Project Management
10 15 (4.25%) CI/CD
10 15 (4.25%) Data Protection
10 15 (4.25%) Service Management
10 15 (4.25%) SIEM
11 14 (3.97%) Infrastructure as Code
11 14 (3.97%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 40 (11.33%) SQL
2 35 (9.92%) PowerShell
3 31 (8.78%) Python
4 19 (5.38%) Ruby
5 12 (3.40%) Bash
6 11 (3.12%) Perl
7 9 (2.55%) PHP
8 7 (1.98%) Java
9 3 (0.85%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.57%) Ada
10 2 (0.57%) Groovy
10 2 (0.57%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.57%) R
10 2 (0.57%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.28%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.28%) ActionScript 2.0
11 1 (0.28%) C-shell
11 1 (0.28%) VB
11 1 (0.28%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 47 (13.31%) Security Cleared
2 36 (10.20%) SC Cleared
3 28 (7.93%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (6.80%) Degree
5 18 (5.10%) DV Cleared
5 18 (5.10%) MCSE
6 11 (3.12%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (2.83%) CCNP
8 7 (1.98%) CCNA
8 7 (1.98%) JNCIA
8 7 (1.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (1.70%) CCDA
9 6 (1.70%) JNCIP
9 6 (1.70%) JNCIS
10 5 (1.42%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (1.13%) BPSS Clearance
11 4 (1.13%) Computer Science Degree
11 4 (1.13%) MCSA
11 4 (1.13%) TOGAF Certification
12 2 (0.57%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.10%) SLA
2 4 (1.13%) GDPR
2 4 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (0.57%) PMO
4 1 (0.28%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.28%) Government Security Classifications
4 1 (0.28%) PMBOK
System Software
1 118 (33.43%) Active Directory
2 95 (26.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (12.46%) vSphere
4 35 (9.92%) VMware ESXi
4 35 (9.92%) VMware NSX
5 28 (7.93%) Hyper-V
6 19 (5.38%) Docker
7 17 (4.82%) Virtual Machines
8 15 (4.25%) vCloud
9 8 (2.27%) Virtual Desktop
10 7 (1.98%) VMware Workstation
11 6 (1.70%) Virtual Servers
12 5 (1.42%) BitLocker
12 5 (1.42%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 5 (1.42%) Firmware
12 5 (1.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 5 (1.42%) Terminal Services
13 4 (1.13%) NFS
14 3 (0.85%) XenApp
15 2 (0.57%) KVM
Systems Management
1 54 (15.30%) SCCM
2 33 (9.35%) Ansible
3 31 (8.78%) vCenter Server
4 27 (7.65%) VxRail
5 24 (6.80%) WSUS
6 23 (6.52%) Terraform
7 21 (5.95%) Microsoft Intune
8 19 (5.38%) vRealize
9 18 (5.10%) Kubernetes
10 14 (3.97%) Microsoft Clustering
11 10 (2.83%) AirWatch
12 9 (2.55%) Failover Clustering
12 9 (2.55%) SCOM
13 8 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
13 8 (2.27%) vMotion
14 6 (1.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 6 (1.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 5 (1.42%) Avamar
15 5 (1.42%) Backup Exec
15 5 (1.42%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 156 (44.19%) VMware
2 118 (33.43%) Microsoft
3 99 (28.05%) HP
4 63 (17.85%) Cisco
5 40 (11.33%) Juniper
6 38 (10.76%) Apple
7 33 (9.35%) Citrix
8 32 (9.07%) IBM
9 23 (6.52%) F5
10 22 (6.23%) Veeam
11 21 (5.95%) Oracle
11 21 (5.95%) Red Hat
12 20 (5.67%) SolarWinds
13 18 (5.10%) CheckPoint
14 17 (4.82%) EMC
14 17 (4.82%) Salesforce.com
15 14 (3.97%) NetApp
16 13 (3.68%) Google
17 12 (3.40%) EqualLogic
17 12 (3.40%) ServiceNow