Period
to 14 August 2020

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 14 August 2020 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
14 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 267 396 487
Rank change year-on-year +129 +91 -14
Contract jobs citing Dell 260 489 441
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.86% 0.59% 0.47%
As % of the Vendors category 1.94% 1.39% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 296 249
Median daily rate £425 £375 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +0.67% +2.76%
10th Percentile £188 £154 £163
90th Percentile £644 £600 £588
UK median daily rate £425 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +13.33% +3.45% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 36 43
Median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.56% +14.71%
10th Percentile £12.69 £13.00 £13.45
90th Percentile £47.83 £49.38 £45.87
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +8.57%

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 13,387 35,279 38,897
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 44.36% 42.64% 41.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,189 22,230 24,333
Median daily rate £475 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +2.86%
10th Percentile £258 £255 £250
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 525 1,252 1,433
Median hourly rate £24.30 £19.31 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.84% +10.34% +2.94%
10th Percentile £12.36 £11.17 £11.17
90th Percentile £48.75 £52.29 £47.37
Median hourly rate £25.91 £19.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year +34.60% +10.00% +2.94%

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 14 August 2020.

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 14 August 2020.

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 14 August 2020. 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 +120 93 £400 -5.88% 15
South East +104 55 £447 +23.42% 15
Midlands +112 44 £548 +62.22% 17
West Midlands +85 30 £550 +62.96% 12
North of England +79 24 £375 - 16
East of England +77 19 £250 -41.18% 5
South West +62 19 £330 -8.97% 12
North West +52 16 £375 -9.09% 11
East Midlands +62 13 £510 +124.18% 5
Yorkshire +81 7 £250 -33.33% 5
North East +41 1 - -
Dell
UK

For the 6 months to 14 August 2020, 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.

1 101 (38.85%) Windows
2 84 (32.31%) HP
3 81 (31.15%) Microsoft
4 78 (30.00%) VMware
5 71 (27.31%) Security Cleared
6 68 (26.15%) Linux
7 63 (24.23%) Cisco
8 59 (22.69%) VMware Infrastructure
9 55 (21.15%) Firewall
10 54 (20.77%) Boomi
11 49 (18.85%) Windows Server
12 48 (18.46%) EMC
12 48 (18.46%) Active Directory
13 43 (16.54%) Windows 10
14 42 (16.15%) SC Cleared
14 42 (16.15%) Azure
15 39 (15.00%) VMware ESXi
15 39 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 38 (14.62%) Oracle
17 37 (14.23%) PowerShell
17 37 (14.23%) Windows Server 2016
17 37 (14.23%) Data Centre
18 35 (13.46%) Python
18 35 (13.46%) LAN
19 34 (13.08%) Juniper
19 34 (13.08%) REST
20 33 (12.69%) WAN
21 32 (12.31%) Citrix
21 32 (12.31%) DNS
22 31 (11.92%) Windows Server 2012

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 (5.77%) MS Exchange
2 12 (4.62%) BizTalk Server
3 10 (3.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 9 (3.46%) SharePoint
5 7 (2.69%) Apache ServiceMix
5 7 (2.69%) JBoss
5 7 (2.69%) OpenStack
5 7 (2.69%) Red Hat Fuse
5 7 (2.69%) WebSphere
6 5 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (1.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (1.15%) Apache
8 3 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (1.15%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.77%) IIS
9 2 (0.77%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.38%) CMS
10 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.38%) MQSeries
Applications
1 17 (6.54%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (3.46%) NetSuite
2 5 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.15%) Lawson
4 2 (0.77%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.77%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.77%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.77%) Siebel CRM
5 1 (0.38%) Magento
5 1 (0.38%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.38%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.38%) SAP Payroll
5 1 (0.38%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.38%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 54 (20.77%) Boomi
2 42 (16.15%) Azure
3 30 (11.54%) AWS
4 28 (10.77%) Office 365
5 9 (3.46%) GitHub
5 9 (3.46%) SaaS
6 8 (3.08%) Apigee
6 8 (3.08%) IaaS
7 7 (2.69%) GCP
7 7 (2.69%) Power Platform
8 6 (2.31%) PaaS
9 4 (1.54%) SuccessFactors
10 3 (1.15%) Logic Apps
11 1 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.38%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.38%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 55 (21.15%) Firewall
2 35 (13.46%) LAN
3 33 (12.69%) WAN
4 32 (12.31%) DNS
5 28 (10.77%) DHCP
6 27 (10.38%) VPN
7 24 (9.23%) SAN
8 21 (8.08%) BGP
9 20 (7.69%) OSPF
10 19 (7.31%) Cisco Nexus
10 19 (7.31%) VoIP
11 18 (6.92%) EIGRP
12 17 (6.54%) Cisco ISE
12 17 (6.54%) DMVPN
12 17 (6.54%) SNMP
13 14 (5.38%) TCP/IP
13 14 (5.38%) VLAN
14 13 (5.00%) NetScaler
15 9 (3.46%) NAS
15 9 (3.46%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (8.85%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.08%) Oracle Database
2 8 (3.08%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (2.69%) Power BI
4 5 (1.92%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.54%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.77%) MS Access
7 2 (0.77%) OLTP
7 2 (0.77%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (0.77%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (0.77%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (0.77%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.77%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.38%) MySQL
8 1 (0.38%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.38%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 18 (6.92%) Jenkins
2 17 (6.54%) Git (software)
3 12 (4.62%) JIRA
4 9 (3.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 9 (3.46%) GitLab
5 7 (2.69%) TeamCity
6 6 (2.31%) Eclipse
7 5 (1.92%) Hudson
8 4 (1.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (0.77%) Ant
10 1 (0.38%) TestDirector
10 1 (0.38%) TestRail
General
1 23 (8.85%) Finance
2 14 (5.38%) Public Sector
3 11 (4.23%) Retail
4 9 (3.46%) Telecoms
5 8 (3.08%) Banking
6 4 (1.54%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.15%) Marketing
8 2 (0.77%) Electronics
8 2 (0.77%) Legal
9 1 (0.38%) Advertising
9 1 (0.38%) Back Office
9 1 (0.38%) Military
Job Titles
1 36 (13.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 32 (12.31%) Architect
3 21 (8.08%) Network Engineer
4 19 (7.31%) Developer
5 14 (5.38%) IT Engineer
5 14 (5.38%) Server Engineer
6 13 (5.00%) Windows Engineer
7 12 (4.62%) Data Centre Engineer
7 12 (4.62%) IT Support
7 12 (4.62%) Support Engineer
8 11 (4.23%) Analyst
8 11 (4.23%) Desktop Support
9 10 (3.85%) Consultant
10 9 (3.46%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 9 (3.46%) Design Engineer
10 9 (3.46%) Field Engineer
10 9 (3.46%) Network Design Engineer
11 8 (3.08%) Deployment Engineer
11 8 (3.08%) VMware Engineer
11 8 (3.08%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (13.08%) REST
2 23 (8.85%) SOAP
3 18 (6.92%) Web Services
4 16 (6.15%) JSON
5 12 (4.62%) Middleware
6 10 (3.85%) RESTful
6 10 (3.85%) Swagger
6 10 (3.85%) XML
7 9 (3.46%) Elastic Stack
7 9 (3.46%) gRPC
7 9 (3.46%) Oracle Fusion
8 8 (3.08%) XSL
9 7 (2.69%) Apache Camel
9 7 (2.69%) IBM Integration Bus
10 6 (2.31%) SAP PI
10 6 (2.31%) XSD
11 3 (1.15%) .NET
12 2 (0.77%) EDI
12 2 (0.77%) OAuth
12 2 (0.77%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 37 (14.23%) Data Centre
2 25 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (6.54%) Clustering
4 10 (3.85%) Driving Licence
4 10 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
5 9 (3.46%) Blackberry
5 9 (3.46%) Management Information System
5 9 (3.46%) Smartphone
6 8 (3.08%) User Experience
7 7 (2.69%) EMC VNX
8 6 (2.31%) Fibre Optics
9 5 (1.92%) FMCG
10 4 (1.54%) Fat Client
10 4 (1.54%) NHS
10 4 (1.54%) Thin Client
11 3 (1.15%) CLARiiON
11 3 (1.15%) iPhone
11 3 (1.15%) Video Conferencing
12 2 (0.77%) BYOD
12 2 (0.77%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 101 (38.85%) Windows
2 68 (26.15%) Linux
3 49 (18.85%) Windows Server
4 43 (16.54%) Windows 10
5 37 (14.23%) Windows Server 2016
6 31 (11.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 22 (8.46%) Windows Server 2008
8 20 (7.69%) CentOS
8 20 (7.69%) Windows 7
9 19 (7.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (3.85%) Unix
11 9 (3.46%) Ubuntu
12 7 (2.69%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 6 (2.31%) Android
13 6 (2.31%) Apple iOS
14 5 (1.92%) Mac OS X
14 5 (1.92%) Windows Server 2019
15 4 (1.54%) Windows XP
16 3 (1.15%) Windows Server 2003
17 2 (0.77%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 29 (11.15%) Problem-Solving
3 27 (10.38%) ITIL
4 22 (8.46%) Migration
5 19 (7.31%) Configuration Management
6 18 (6.92%) SOA
7 17 (6.54%) Network Design
8 16 (6.15%) Continuous Deployment
8 16 (6.15%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (5.77%) Stakeholder Management
10 14 (5.38%) DevOps
11 12 (4.62%) Microservices
11 12 (4.62%) Project Delivery
12 11 (4.23%) Break/Fix
12 11 (4.23%) MODAF
13 10 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (3.85%) Application Virtualisation
13 10 (3.85%) Performance Optimisation
13 10 (3.85%) Server Building
14 9 (3.46%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 37 (14.23%) PowerShell
2 35 (13.46%) Python
3 21 (8.08%) Java
4 14 (5.38%) C#
4 14 (5.38%) SQL
5 11 (4.23%) Bash Shell
6 9 (3.46%) Go
6 9 (3.46%) Perl
7 8 (3.08%) JavaScript
8 7 (2.69%) Shell Script
9 6 (2.31%) PL/SQL
9 6 (2.31%) XPath
9 6 (2.31%) XQuery
10 3 (1.15%) C
10 3 (1.15%) VBScript
11 2 (0.77%) AWK
11 2 (0.77%) Groovy
11 2 (0.77%) Jython
11 2 (0.77%) PHP
11 2 (0.77%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 71 (27.31%) Security Cleared
2 42 (16.15%) SC Cleared
3 27 (10.38%) DV Cleared
4 24 (9.23%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (6.92%) CCDP
5 18 (6.92%) CCNA
6 17 (6.54%) Degree
7 15 (5.77%) CCNP
8 13 (5.00%) CCIE
9 12 (4.62%) CCIE Routing and Switching
10 9 (3.46%) MCSE
10 9 (3.46%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (2.69%) CCDA
11 7 (2.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (2.31%) CCDE
13 5 (1.92%) A+ Certification
13 5 (1.92%) JNCIA
13 5 (1.92%) JNCIS
14 4 (1.54%) JNCIP
14 4 (1.54%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.08%) QA
2 6 (2.31%) SLA
3 3 (1.15%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.77%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (0.77%) GDPR
4 2 (0.77%) HIPAA
4 2 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 59 (22.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 48 (18.46%) Active Directory
3 39 (15.00%) VMware ESXi
4 24 (9.23%) Hyper-V
5 22 (8.46%) vSphere
6 16 (6.15%) Docker
7 13 (5.00%) XenApp
8 11 (4.23%) Virtual Machines
9 9 (3.46%) Microsoft App-V
10 8 (3.08%) Virtual Desktop
11 7 (2.69%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 7 (2.69%) DFS Replication
12 5 (1.92%) XenDesktop
13 4 (1.54%) VMware NSX
14 3 (1.15%) NFS
14 3 (1.15%) Terminal Server
15 2 (0.77%) BitLocker
16 1 (0.38%) Ceph
16 1 (0.38%) Microcode
16 1 (0.38%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 27 (10.38%) Ansible
2 25 (9.62%) SCCM
3 24 (9.23%) Puppet
4 21 (8.08%) Terraform
5 16 (6.15%) Kubernetes
5 16 (6.15%) vCenter Server
6 12 (4.62%) Opscode Chef
7 11 (4.23%) AirWatch
8 10 (3.85%) Failover Clustering
9 9 (3.46%) Grafana
9 9 (3.46%) Packer
9 9 (3.46%) Prometheus
9 9 (3.46%) ZABBIX
10 8 (3.08%) SCOM
11 7 (2.69%) Microsoft Intune
12 6 (2.31%) Microsoft Clustering
13 5 (1.92%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 5 (1.92%) SCSM
13 5 (1.92%) SCVMM
13 5 (1.92%) WSUS
Vendors
1 84 (32.31%) HP
2 81 (31.15%) Microsoft
3 78 (30.00%) VMware
4 63 (24.23%) Cisco
5 48 (18.46%) EMC
6 38 (14.62%) Oracle
7 34 (13.08%) Juniper
8 32 (12.31%) Citrix
9 30 (11.54%) Splunk
10 23 (8.85%) SolarWinds
11 22 (8.46%) NetApp
11 22 (8.46%) SAP
12 20 (7.69%) Red Hat
13 17 (6.54%) MuleSoft
14 12 (4.62%) Salesforce.com
15 11 (4.23%) IBM
16 9 (3.46%) Atlassian
16 9 (3.46%) TIBCO
17 8 (3.08%) Jitterbit
17 8 (3.08%) webMethods