Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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
UK > England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 479 417 443
Rank change year-on-year -62 +26 -38
Contract jobs citing Dell 421 515 503
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.44% 0.53% 0.48%
As % of the Vendors category 1.04% 1.17% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 353 276
England median daily rate £330 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.59% -2.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £140 £200 £160
90th Percentile £569 £563 £563
UK median daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year - -6.67% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 42 52
England median hourly rate £16.81 £18.50 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.16% +25.42% -21.33%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.75 £10.51
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £39.00
UK median hourly rate £16.81 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -3.97% +16.67% -21.05%

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 40566 44097 45318
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.79% 45.21% 43.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 25456 27228 27218
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £243 £245 £225
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £432 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +2.74% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1351 1563 1946
England median hourly rate £17.38 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.21% -2.86% +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.25 £10.34
90th Percentile £45.00 £44.75 £43.75
UK median hourly rate £17.43 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.64% -5.71% +6.06%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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 -27 185 £428 +0.59% 22
South East -22 74 £375 +15.38% 6
North of England +42 56 £296 -13.82% 11
Midlands +8 44 £278 -20.71% 3
South West +3 31 £270 -16.92% 1
East of England -14 30 £300 +10.60% 2
Yorkshire +24 27 £450 +41.18% 4
West Midlands +10 25 £260 -18.75% 1
North West +28 24 £273 -16.15% 6
East Midlands -12 19 £280 -44.00% 2
North East +51 5 £140 -65.85% 1
Dell
UK

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 England region with a requirement for Dell.

1 251 (59.62%) Windows
2 170 (40.38%) HP
3 167 (39.67%) Active Directory
4 166 (39.43%) VMware
5 161 (38.24%) Microsoft
6 119 (28.27%) Cisco
7 113 (26.84%) VMware Infrastructure
8 104 (24.70%) Windows Server
9 94 (22.33%) Windows 7
10 83 (19.71%) Finance
11 79 (18.76%) Firewall
11 79 (18.76%) Microsoft Office
12 77 (18.29%) ITIL
12 77 (18.29%) DNS
13 76 (18.05%) Linux
14 75 (17.81%) SCCM
15 72 (17.10%) SAN
15 72 (17.10%) Office 365
16 71 (16.86%) Citrix
17 65 (15.44%) MS Exchange
18 64 (15.20%) LAN
19 62 (14.73%) DHCP
20 60 (14.25%) Data Centre
21 57 (13.54%) Windows Server 2012
22 55 (13.06%) Windows Server 2008
23 52 (12.35%) SQL
23 52 (12.35%) Windows 10
24 51 (12.11%) TCP/IP
25 50 (11.88%) EMC
26 46 (10.93%) 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 65 (15.44%) MS Exchange
2 28 (6.65%) Skype for Business
3 25 (5.94%) SharePoint
4 17 (4.04%) Exchange Server 2010
5 16 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (2.38%) IIS
7 7 (1.66%) IBM Notes
8 6 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (1.43%) WebLogic
9 5 (1.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (0.95%) JBoss
10 4 (0.95%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (0.71%) GroupWise
11 3 (0.71%) Mule
11 3 (0.71%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.48%) Anypoint
12 2 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 79 (18.76%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (4.99%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (3.80%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.95%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.71%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.48%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.24%) Revit
Business Applications
1 7 (1.66%) Markit EDM
2 4 (0.95%) RMDS
3 3 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.71%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.24%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.24%) Eikon
4 1 (0.24%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 72 (17.10%) Office 365
2 44 (10.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (8.55%) Boomi
4 19 (4.51%) IaaS
5 17 (4.04%) Amazon AWS
6 12 (2.85%) PaaS
7 10 (2.38%) SaaS
8 7 (1.66%) Azure Active Directory
9 5 (1.19%) G Suite
10 4 (0.95%) Amazon Glacier
10 4 (0.95%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.95%) GitHub
10 4 (0.95%) SuccessFactors
11 3 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.71%) Mimecast
12 2 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.48%) iPaaS
13 1 (0.24%) AtomSphere
13 1 (0.24%) AWS CloudFormation
13 1 (0.24%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 79 (18.76%) Firewall
2 77 (18.29%) DNS
3 72 (17.10%) SAN
4 64 (15.20%) LAN
5 62 (14.73%) DHCP
6 51 (12.11%) TCP/IP
7 45 (10.69%) Wireless
8 44 (10.45%) WAN
9 42 (9.98%) VPN
10 30 (7.13%) Internet
11 26 (6.18%) NAS
12 23 (5.46%) Network Security
12 23 (5.46%) VLAN
13 21 (4.99%) NetScaler
13 21 (4.99%) SSL
14 20 (4.75%) Wi-Fi
15 19 (4.51%) Skype
16 18 (4.28%) LDAP
17 17 (4.04%) HTTP
18 16 (3.80%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (8.31%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (1.90%) BusinessObjects
3 8 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (1.43%) DataStage
5 5 (1.19%) Oracle Database
6 4 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (0.95%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.71%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (0.48%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.48%) MySQL
8 2 (0.48%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.24%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.24%) Data Lake
9 1 (0.24%) EDRMS
9 1 (0.24%) HDInsight
9 1 (0.24%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.24%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 6 (1.43%) Eclipse
1 6 (1.43%) Git (software)
2 5 (1.19%) MSI
3 4 (0.95%) Ant
4 3 (0.71%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.24%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.24%) Maven
5 1 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.24%) Visual Studio
General
1 83 (19.71%) Finance
2 33 (7.84%) Banking
3 15 (3.56%) Telecoms
4 9 (2.14%) Legal
5 8 (1.90%) Financial Institution
6 7 (1.66%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.19%) Front Office
8 4 (0.95%) Advertising
8 4 (0.95%) Local Government
9 3 (0.71%) Back Office
9 3 (0.71%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.71%) Marketing
9 3 (0.71%) Retail
10 1 (0.24%) Electronics
10 1 (0.24%) Law
10 1 (0.24%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.24%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 58 (13.78%) Analyst
1 58 (13.78%) Support Engineer
2 56 (13.30%) Desktop Support
3 43 (10.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 33 (7.84%) Architect
4 33 (7.84%) Desktop Engineer
5 30 (7.13%) Consultant
5 30 (7.13%) Network Engineer
6 28 (6.65%) 2nd Line Support
7 27 (6.41%) Windows Engineer
8 26 (6.18%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 26 (6.18%) Developer
9 23 (5.46%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 20 (4.75%) Support Analyst
11 14 (3.33%) IT Support
12 13 (3.09%) 3rd Line Support
13 12 (2.85%) 1st/2nd Line Support
13 12 (2.85%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 12 (2.85%) Server Engineer
13 12 (2.85%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (4.04%) .NET
1 17 (4.04%) SAML
2 14 (3.33%) Web Services
3 11 (2.61%) OAuth
3 11 (2.61%) Regular Expression
4 10 (2.38%) REST
4 10 (2.38%) SOAP
4 10 (2.38%) XML
5 9 (2.14%) RESTful
6 8 (1.90%) JSON
7 6 (1.43%) Visualforce
8 4 (0.95%) Middleware
8 4 (0.95%) Software Packaging
8 4 (0.95%) XSD
8 4 (0.95%) XSL
8 4 (0.95%) XSLT
9 3 (0.71%) 802.1X
9 3 (0.71%) ASP.NET
10 2 (0.48%) IBM Integration Bus
10 2 (0.48%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 60 (14.25%) Data Centre
2 36 (8.55%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (4.99%) Management Information System
4 19 (4.51%) Replication
5 18 (4.28%) Clustering
6 17 (4.04%) EMC VNX
7 12 (2.85%) Driving Licence
8 11 (2.61%) CMDB
8 11 (2.61%) iPhone
9 10 (2.38%) Client/Server
9 10 (2.38%) iPad
9 10 (2.38%) Private Cloud
10 9 (2.14%) Blackberry
10 9 (2.14%) Hybrid Cloud
11 8 (1.90%) PKI
12 7 (1.66%) Smartphone
13 6 (1.43%) EMC VMAX
13 6 (1.43%) VxBlock/Vblock
14 4 (0.95%) Data Structures
14 4 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 251 (59.62%) Windows
2 104 (24.70%) Windows Server
3 94 (22.33%) Windows 7
4 76 (18.05%) Linux
5 57 (13.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 55 (13.06%) Windows Server 2008
7 52 (12.35%) Windows 10
8 32 (7.60%) Windows Server 2003
9 27 (6.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 22 (5.23%) Windows XP
11 18 (4.28%) Unix
12 17 (4.04%) Mac OS X
13 16 (3.80%) Windows 8
14 15 (3.56%) CentOS
15 13 (3.09%) SUSE
16 8 (1.90%) Android
17 6 (1.43%) Apple iOS
17 6 (1.43%) Windows Vista
18 4 (0.95%) Mac OS
18 4 (0.95%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (18.29%) ITIL
2 42 (9.98%) Migration
3 37 (8.79%) Information Security
4 32 (7.60%) Break/Fix
5 23 (5.46%) Configuration Management
5 23 (5.46%) Problem Management
6 22 (5.23%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (5.23%) Incident Management
7 21 (4.99%) Load Balancing
8 20 (4.75%) Time Management
9 19 (4.51%) Service Management
10 18 (4.28%) High Availability
11 17 (4.04%) Cybersecurity
12 16 (3.80%) Kalman Filter
12 16 (3.80%) Network Management
13 15 (3.56%) Change Management
13 15 (3.56%) DevOps
13 15 (3.56%) Identity Access Management
14 14 (3.33%) Data Migration
15 13 (3.09%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 52 (12.35%) SQL
2 38 (9.03%) PowerShell
3 23 (5.46%) Java
4 12 (2.85%) VBScript
5 8 (1.90%) C#
6 7 (1.66%) T-SQL
7 6 (1.43%) Apex Code
8 5 (1.19%) Python
8 5 (1.19%) Shell Script
8 5 (1.19%) VB.NET
9 4 (0.95%) JavaScript
9 4 (0.95%) PL/SQL
9 4 (0.95%) XPath
9 4 (0.95%) XQuery
10 3 (0.71%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.48%) C
11 2 (0.48%) Perl
11 2 (0.48%) VBA
12 1 (0.24%) PHP
12 1 (0.24%) VB
Qualifications
1 46 (10.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (9.50%) Security Cleared
3 31 (7.36%) MCSE
4 27 (6.41%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (5.23%) SC Cleared
6 20 (4.75%) CCNA
7 17 (4.04%) MCSA
8 14 (3.33%) CCNP
9 13 (3.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 12 (2.85%) A+ Certification
11 11 (2.61%) Degree
11 11 (2.61%) DV Cleared
11 11 (2.61%) ITIL Certification
12 10 (2.38%) GCIA
12 10 (2.38%) GCIH
12 10 (2.38%) GIAC
12 10 (2.38%) RHCE
12 10 (2.38%) SANS
13 9 (2.14%) JNCIA
13 9 (2.14%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (9.26%) SLA
2 13 (3.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (2.38%) NIST 800
4 2 (0.48%) QA
4 2 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.24%) COBIT
5 1 (0.24%) GCP
5 1 (0.24%) GDPR
5 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 167 (39.67%) Active Directory
2 113 (26.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (10.69%) Hyper-V
4 39 (9.26%) VMware ESXi
5 35 (8.31%) vSphere
6 25 (5.94%) Virtual Machines
7 20 (4.75%) XenApp
8 11 (2.61%) Firmware
8 11 (2.61%) Virtual Desktop
9 10 (2.38%) XenDesktop
10 9 (2.14%) Microsoft App-V
11 7 (1.66%) Terminal Services
12 6 (1.43%) XenServer
13 5 (1.19%) VMware NSX
14 4 (0.95%) ISA Server
14 4 (0.95%) Virtual Servers
15 3 (0.71%) Docker
16 2 (0.48%) vCloud
17 1 (0.24%) Veritas File System
17 1 (0.24%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 75 (17.81%) SCCM
2 23 (5.46%) SCOM
3 20 (4.75%) NetBackup
4 16 (3.80%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 14 (3.33%) Backup Exec
6 13 (3.09%) WSUS
7 12 (2.85%) Norton AntiVirus
8 11 (2.61%) McAfee ePO
8 11 (2.61%) vCenter Server
9 10 (2.38%) Microsoft Clustering
10 7 (1.66%) AirWatch
10 7 (1.66%) Failover Clustering
10 7 (1.66%) HP Data Protector
11 6 (1.43%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 6 (1.43%) Puppet
11 6 (1.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 4 (0.95%) Ansible
12 4 (0.95%) SCOrch
12 4 (0.95%) SmoothWall
13 3 (0.71%) vMotion
Vendors
1 170 (40.38%) HP
2 166 (39.43%) VMware
3 161 (38.24%) Microsoft
4 119 (28.27%) Cisco
5 71 (16.86%) Citrix
6 50 (11.88%) EMC
7 43 (10.21%) NetApp
8 39 (9.26%) IBM
9 34 (8.08%) Symantec
10 26 (6.18%) CheckPoint
11 22 (5.23%) Veeam
12 20 (4.75%) Apple
12 20 (4.75%) Juniper
13 19 (4.51%) Red Hat
14 17 (4.04%) 3PAR
14 17 (4.04%) Extreme Networks
15 15 (3.56%) EqualLogic
15 15 (3.56%) SonicWALL
16 14 (3.33%) CommVault
16 14 (3.33%) Oracle