Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 485 434 437
Rank change year-on-year -51 +3 -4
Contract jobs citing Dell 370 535 508
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.41% 0.54% 0.49%
As % of the Vendors category 0.94% 1.21% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 366 275
England median daily rate £325 £363 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.34% - +7.41%
10th Percentile £140 £200 £154
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
UK median daily rate £335 £363 £355
% change year-on-year -7.59% +2.11% +5.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 39 58
England median hourly rate £16.40 £18.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.34% +23.33% -24.05%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.70 £8.75
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £52.17
UK median hourly rate £16.81 £17.50 £15.86
% change year-on-year -3.97% +10.34% -20.70%

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 39337 44143 45458
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 43.06% 44.85% 43.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 24510 27359 27317
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £250 £245 £225
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £430 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +3.61% +3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1275 1557 2005
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% +6.03%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £45.80 £44.00 £43.00
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.10 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.34% -2.29% +4.67%

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 October 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 20 October 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 20 October 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 -39 158 £410 -0.91% 12
South East -27 60 £400 +23.08% 9
Midlands +24 50 £258 -26.43% 4
North of England +33 43 £280 -16.73% 9
South West +17 29 £238 -24.60% 4
East of England -30 29 £300 +17.65% 6
West Midlands +9 25 £260 -18.75% 3
East Midlands +7 25 £253 -49.50% 1
North West +12 22 £258 -20.77% 5
Yorkshire +22 20 £388 +29.17% 3
North East +53 1 - - 1
Dell
UK

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 233 (62.97%) Windows
2 163 (44.05%) Active Directory
3 158 (42.70%) VMware
4 153 (41.35%) HP
5 152 (41.08%) Microsoft
6 107 (28.92%) VMware Infrastructure
7 106 (28.65%) Windows Server
8 104 (28.11%) Cisco
9 79 (21.35%) DNS
10 74 (20.00%) SAN
10 74 (20.00%) Linux
11 73 (19.73%) Firewall
11 73 (19.73%) Windows 7
12 71 (19.19%) Finance
13 70 (18.92%) SCCM
14 64 (17.30%) Microsoft Office
14 64 (17.30%) ITIL
14 64 (17.30%) DHCP
15 62 (16.76%) Office 365
16 60 (16.22%) Citrix
17 58 (15.68%) MS Exchange
17 58 (15.68%) LAN
18 57 (15.41%) Windows Server 2012
19 54 (14.59%) Data Centre
20 52 (14.05%) Windows Server 2008
21 51 (13.78%) SQL
21 51 (13.78%) TCP/IP
22 48 (12.97%) Hyper-V
23 47 (12.70%) EMC
24 45 (12.16%) Windows 10

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 58 (15.68%) MS Exchange
2 29 (7.84%) Skype for Business
3 22 (5.95%) SharePoint
4 21 (5.68%) Exchange Server 2010
5 19 (5.14%) Exchange Server 2013
6 12 (3.24%) IIS
7 10 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (1.89%) IBM Notes
9 5 (1.35%) WebLogic
10 4 (1.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (0.81%) GroupWise
11 3 (0.81%) SAS
11 3 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.81%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (0.54%) JBoss
12 2 (0.54%) Mule
12 2 (0.54%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 1 (0.27%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 64 (17.30%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (5.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (4.32%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.08%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (1.89%) Markit EDM
2 4 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.54%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.27%) Eikon
4 1 (0.27%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.27%) SAP Payroll
4 1 (0.27%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 62 (16.76%) Office 365
2 44 (11.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (6.76%) Boomi
4 18 (4.86%) IaaS
5 14 (3.78%) Amazon AWS
6 12 (3.24%) PaaS
7 10 (2.70%) Azure Active Directory
7 10 (2.70%) SaaS
8 5 (1.35%) G Suite
9 4 (1.08%) Amazon Glacier
9 4 (1.08%) Amazon S3
9 4 (1.08%) Mimecast
9 4 (1.08%) SuccessFactors
10 3 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.81%) GitHub
11 1 (0.27%) Azure Data Factory
11 1 (0.27%) Data Lake Analytics
11 1 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.27%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 79 (21.35%) DNS
2 74 (20.00%) SAN
3 73 (19.73%) Firewall
4 64 (17.30%) DHCP
5 58 (15.68%) LAN
6 51 (13.78%) TCP/IP
7 44 (11.89%) WAN
8 41 (11.08%) Wireless
9 37 (10.00%) VPN
10 26 (7.03%) Internet
11 23 (6.22%) NAS
12 20 (5.41%) VLAN
13 19 (5.14%) LDAP
13 19 (5.14%) Skype
14 18 (4.86%) HTTP
14 18 (4.86%) iSCSI
14 18 (4.86%) Network Security
15 15 (4.05%) Wi-Fi
16 14 (3.78%) NetScaler
17 13 (3.51%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (1.35%) DataStage
5 4 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.81%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.81%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (0.54%) MySQL
7 2 (0.54%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.27%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.27%) Big Data
8 1 (0.27%) Data Lake
8 1 (0.27%) EDRMS
8 1 (0.27%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.27%) HDInsight
8 1 (0.27%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.27%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 5 (1.35%) MSI
2 4 (1.08%) Eclipse
2 4 (1.08%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.81%) Ant
4 2 (0.54%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.27%) JIRA
5 1 (0.27%) Maven
5 1 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 71 (19.19%) Finance
2 28 (7.57%) Banking
3 14 (3.78%) Telecoms
4 9 (2.43%) Legal
5 6 (1.62%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.08%) Advertising
6 4 (1.08%) Back Office
6 4 (1.08%) Local Government
6 4 (1.08%) Retail
7 3 (0.81%) Front Office
7 3 (0.81%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.54%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.54%) Marketing
8 2 (0.54%) Publishing
9 1 (0.27%) Electronics
9 1 (0.27%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 54 (14.59%) Support Engineer
2 46 (12.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 45 (12.16%) Desktop Support
4 44 (11.89%) Analyst
5 27 (7.30%) Architect
6 25 (6.76%) Desktop Engineer
7 24 (6.49%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 24 (6.49%) Windows Engineer
8 22 (5.95%) Consultant
8 22 (5.95%) Network Engineer
9 21 (5.68%) 2nd Line Support
10 18 (4.86%) Developer
11 16 (4.32%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 13 (3.51%) 3rd Line Support
12 13 (3.51%) IT Support
12 13 (3.51%) Server Engineer
12 13 (3.51%) Storage Engineer
12 13 (3.51%) VMware Engineer
13 12 (3.24%) Support Analyst
14 11 (2.97%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (4.32%) .NET
2 15 (4.05%) SAML
3 12 (3.24%) Web Services
4 9 (2.43%) OAuth
4 9 (2.43%) RESTful
5 7 (1.89%) XML
6 6 (1.62%) Regular Expression
6 6 (1.62%) REST
6 6 (1.62%) SOAP
7 5 (1.35%) JSON
7 5 (1.35%) Visualforce
8 4 (1.08%) Middleware
8 4 (1.08%) Software Packaging
8 4 (1.08%) XSLT
9 3 (0.81%) 802.1X
9 3 (0.81%) ASP.NET
10 2 (0.54%) IBM Integration Bus
10 2 (0.54%) WebSphere MQ
10 2 (0.54%) XSD
10 2 (0.54%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 54 (14.59%) Data Centre
2 31 (8.38%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (5.68%) Management Information System
4 17 (4.59%) EMC VNX
5 16 (4.32%) Replication
6 15 (4.05%) Clustering
7 13 (3.51%) Driving Licence
8 11 (2.97%) Blackberry
8 11 (2.97%) Client/Server
8 11 (2.97%) iPhone
9 10 (2.70%) iPad
10 8 (2.16%) Hybrid Cloud
10 8 (2.16%) PKI
11 7 (1.89%) Private Cloud
12 6 (1.62%) CMDB
12 6 (1.62%) EMC VMAX
12 6 (1.62%) EPoS
13 5 (1.35%) VxBlock/Vblock
14 4 (1.08%) Data Structures
15 3 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 233 (62.97%) Windows
2 106 (28.65%) Windows Server
3 74 (20.00%) Linux
4 73 (19.73%) Windows 7
5 57 (15.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 52 (14.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 45 (12.16%) Windows 10
8 33 (8.92%) Windows Server 2003
9 23 (6.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 19 (5.14%) Windows XP
11 17 (4.59%) Unix
12 13 (3.51%) SUSE
13 12 (3.24%) Windows 8
14 10 (2.70%) Mac OS X
15 9 (2.43%) CentOS
16 8 (2.16%) Android
17 6 (1.62%) Windows Vista
18 5 (1.35%) AIX
18 5 (1.35%) Apple iOS
19 4 (1.08%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (17.30%) ITIL
2 33 (8.92%) Information Security
2 33 (8.92%) Migration
3 24 (6.49%) Break/Fix
4 23 (6.22%) Configuration Management
5 21 (5.68%) High Availability
6 20 (5.41%) Problem Management
7 18 (4.86%) Incident Management
8 17 (4.59%) Network Management
9 16 (4.32%) Cybersecurity
10 15 (4.05%) Service Management
11 14 (3.78%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (3.78%) Load Balancing
12 13 (3.51%) Identity Access Management
13 12 (3.24%) Change Management
13 12 (3.24%) ETL
13 12 (3.24%) IT Strategy
14 11 (2.97%) Kalman Filter
14 11 (2.97%) Time Management
14 11 (2.97%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 51 (13.78%) SQL
2 43 (11.62%) PowerShell
3 17 (4.59%) Java
4 15 (4.05%) VBScript
5 8 (2.16%) C#
6 7 (1.89%) T-SQL
7 5 (1.35%) Apex Code
7 5 (1.35%) VB.NET
8 3 (0.81%) Bash Shell
8 3 (0.81%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.54%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.54%) Perl
9 2 (0.54%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.54%) Python
9 2 (0.54%) VB
9 2 (0.54%) VBA
9 2 (0.54%) XPath
9 2 (0.54%) XQuery
10 1 (0.27%) Bourne shell
10 1 (0.27%) sed
Qualifications
1 40 (10.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (8.38%) Security Cleared
3 30 (8.11%) MCSE
4 26 (7.03%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (5.41%) CCNA
6 15 (4.05%) MCSA
7 14 (3.78%) CCNP
7 14 (3.78%) SC Cleared
8 12 (3.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 10 (2.70%) DV Cleared
9 10 (2.70%) GCIA
9 10 (2.70%) GCIH
9 10 (2.70%) GIAC
9 10 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
9 10 (2.70%) JNCIA
9 10 (2.70%) JNCIS
9 10 (2.70%) RHCE
9 10 (2.70%) SANS
10 9 (2.43%) A+ Certification
10 9 (2.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (10.00%) SLA
2 13 (3.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (2.70%) NIST 800
4 2 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.27%) COBIT
5 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.27%) QA
System Software
1 163 (44.05%) Active Directory
2 107 (28.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (12.97%) Hyper-V
4 37 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
5 31 (8.38%) vSphere
6 22 (5.95%) Virtual Machines
7 20 (5.41%) XenApp
8 11 (2.97%) Virtual Desktop
9 10 (2.70%) Firmware
10 8 (2.16%) XenDesktop
11 6 (1.62%) Microsoft App-V
11 6 (1.62%) Terminal Services
12 5 (1.35%) XenServer
13 4 (1.08%) VMware NSX
14 3 (0.81%) ISA Server
14 3 (0.81%) Virtual Servers
15 1 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
15 1 (0.27%) Samba
15 1 (0.27%) VMware Server
15 1 (0.27%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 70 (18.92%) SCCM
2 19 (5.14%) NetBackup
2 19 (5.14%) SCOM
3 16 (4.32%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 13 (3.51%) WSUS
5 12 (3.24%) Backup Exec
6 11 (2.97%) McAfee ePO
7 10 (2.70%) Microsoft Clustering
7 10 (2.70%) Norton AntiVirus
8 9 (2.43%) vCenter Server
9 8 (2.16%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 7 (1.89%) Failover Clustering
11 6 (1.62%) HP Data Protector
11 6 (1.62%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 5 (1.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 5 (1.35%) Puppet
13 4 (1.08%) AirWatch
13 4 (1.08%) SmoothWall
14 3 (0.81%) Ansible
14 3 (0.81%) vMotion
Vendors
1 158 (42.70%) VMware
2 153 (41.35%) HP
3 152 (41.08%) Microsoft
4 104 (28.11%) Cisco
5 60 (16.22%) Citrix
6 47 (12.70%) EMC
7 40 (10.81%) NetApp
8 36 (9.73%) IBM
9 32 (8.65%) Symantec
10 22 (5.95%) Veeam
11 20 (5.41%) CheckPoint
11 20 (5.41%) Juniper
11 20 (5.41%) Red Hat
12 18 (4.86%) SonicWALL
13 16 (4.32%) EqualLogic
13 16 (4.32%) McAfee
14 14 (3.78%) 3PAR
15 13 (3.51%) Apple
15 13 (3.51%) CommVault
16 11 (2.97%) Oracle