Period
to 24 February 2021

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 February 2021 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 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 290 314 409
Rank change year-on-year +24 +95 +70
Contract jobs citing Dell 309 460 527
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.81% 0.75% 0.59%
As % of the Vendors category 1.98% 1.76% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 284 354
Median daily rate £420 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +30.77%
10th Percentile £213 £150 £160
90th Percentile £688 £591 £650
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +30.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 39 40
Median hourly rate £32.50 £21.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +54.76% +5.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £14.68 £14.39 £13.90
90th Percentile £39.00 £48.75 £47.53
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £18.85
% change year-on-year -4.76% +11.41% +7.71%

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 15,617 26,096 37,389
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 40.96% 42.52% 41.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,044 16,731 23,780
Median daily rate £463 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% - -
10th Percentile £250 £220 £260
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £464 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +3.11% - +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 553 1,014 1,294
Median hourly rate £22.00 £18.70 £17.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.65% +7.10% +0.49%
10th Percentile £11.32 £11.85 £10.75
90th Percentile £60.00 £50.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate £23.00 £18.70 £17.50
% change year-on-year +22.99% +6.86% +2.13%

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 24 February 2021.

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 24 February 2021.

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 February 2021. 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
South East +128 115 £450 +2.27% 11
London +3 105 £419 +17.96% 26
South West +76 31 £350 +8.53% 8
North of England +22 31 £413 +32.00% 18
North West +14 17 £629 +269.85% 11
Yorkshire +29 11 £388 +9.93% 5
Midlands -8 9 £140 -68.89% 16
East of England +53 5 £325 +8.33% 11
East Midlands +6 5 £132 -24.44% 8
West Midlands -9 4 £268 -42.78% 8
North East +34 3 £400 +41.73% 2
Dell
UK

For the 6 months to 24 February 2021, 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.

1 133 (43.04%) VMware
2 114 (36.89%) Windows
3 107 (34.63%) Cisco
4 105 (33.98%) Security Cleared
5 97 (31.39%) VMware Infrastructure
6 87 (28.16%) SC Cleared
7 83 (26.86%) Microsoft
8 80 (25.89%) Active Directory
9 79 (25.57%) Linux
10 74 (23.95%) Azure
11 68 (22.01%) Firewall
12 66 (21.36%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 64 (20.71%) VMware ESXi
14 62 (20.06%) EMC
15 60 (19.42%) HP
16 57 (18.45%) Converged Infrastructure
16 57 (18.45%) VMware NSX
17 56 (18.12%) vSphere
18 55 (17.80%) vCenter Server
18 55 (17.80%) Data Centre
19 53 (17.15%) Windows Server
20 51 (16.50%) vRealize
21 50 (16.18%) DNS
22 47 (15.21%) Agile Software Development
23 46 (14.89%) Boomi
24 45 (14.56%) Ansible
24 45 (14.56%) VSAN
25 43 (13.92%) ITIL
26 40 (12.94%) Citrix
26 40 (12.94%) PowerShell

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 18 (5.83%) SharePoint
2 16 (5.18%) WebSphere
3 11 (3.56%) Confluence
4 10 (3.24%) Apache ServiceMix
4 10 (3.24%) BizTalk Server
4 10 (3.24%) JBoss
4 10 (3.24%) Red Hat Fuse
5 8 (2.59%) OpenStack
6 6 (1.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 5 (1.62%) MQSeries
8 4 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (1.29%) MS Exchange
8 4 (1.29%) nginx
9 3 (0.97%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.65%) Jupyter
10 2 (0.65%) SAS
11 1 (0.32%) Anypoint
11 1 (0.32%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.32%) Site Server
Applications
1 22 (7.12%) MS Visio
2 17 (5.50%) Microsoft Office
3 16 (5.18%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.97%) Lawson
1 3 (0.97%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 74 (23.95%) Azure
2 46 (14.89%) Boomi
3 40 (12.94%) IaaS
4 36 (11.65%) Azure Active Directory
4 36 (11.65%) Microsoft 365
5 27 (8.74%) AWS
6 22 (7.12%) PaaS
7 18 (5.83%) SaaS
8 11 (3.56%) Apigee
9 9 (2.91%) GitHub
10 6 (1.94%) OpenShift
10 6 (1.94%) Power Automate
11 5 (1.62%) Azure Data Factory
12 4 (1.29%) Dynamics 365
13 3 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
13 3 (0.97%) SuccessFactors
14 2 (0.65%) Cohesity
14 2 (0.65%) GCP
14 2 (0.65%) OneDrive
14 2 (0.65%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 68 (22.01%) Firewall
2 50 (16.18%) DNS
3 45 (14.56%) VSAN
4 39 (12.62%) DHCP
5 32 (10.36%) SAN
5 32 (10.36%) WAN
6 22 (7.12%) VLAN
7 21 (6.80%) Cisco Nexus
8 18 (5.83%) Cisco ASA
9 16 (5.18%) LAN
9 16 (5.18%) NetScaler
9 16 (5.18%) Network Security
10 14 (4.53%) VPN
11 13 (4.21%) TCP/IP
12 12 (3.88%) Ethernet
13 11 (3.56%) HTTP
13 11 (3.56%) iSCSI
14 10 (3.24%) Fibre Channel
14 10 (3.24%) Wireless
15 9 (2.91%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (7.12%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.59%) Hadoop
2 8 (2.59%) HBase
3 7 (2.27%) Big Data
4 5 (1.62%) Data Lake
4 5 (1.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 5 (1.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.65%) MySQL
7 1 (0.32%) DB2
7 1 (0.32%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.32%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.32%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.32%) Snowflake Schema
7 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.32%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 23 (7.44%) JIRA
2 22 (7.12%) Jenkins
3 19 (6.15%) Git (software)
4 13 (4.21%) SonarQube
5 12 (3.88%) JUnit
6 8 (2.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 8 (2.59%) GitLab
7 7 (2.27%) Sonatype Nexus
8 5 (1.62%) Visual Studio
9 4 (1.29%) Postman
9 4 (1.29%) SoapUI
10 3 (0.97%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.97%) JMeter
10 3 (0.97%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (0.97%) Selenium
11 2 (0.65%) git-flow
11 2 (0.65%) RStudio
12 1 (0.32%) Bitbucket
12 1 (0.32%) Serena SBM
12 1 (0.32%) Subversion
General
1 25 (8.09%) Public Sector
2 19 (6.15%) Finance
3 10 (3.24%) Banking
4 6 (1.94%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.62%) Back Office
5 5 (1.62%) Front Office
5 5 (1.62%) Marketing
6 4 (1.29%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.29%) Publishing
7 3 (0.97%) Electronics
7 3 (0.97%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.65%) Retail
9 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.32%) Games
9 1 (0.32%) International Banking
9 1 (0.32%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 57 (18.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 36 (11.65%) Architect
3 30 (9.71%) Cloud Engineer
4 26 (8.41%) Consultant
5 25 (8.09%) Network Engineer
6 23 (7.44%) Developer
7 22 (7.12%) VMware Engineer
8 14 (4.53%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
9 13 (4.21%) Administrator
10 12 (3.88%) Analyst
11 11 (3.56%) Solutions Architect
11 11 (3.56%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
12 10 (3.24%) Java Developer
12 10 (3.24%) Support Engineer
13 9 (2.91%) Senior Cloud Engineer
14 8 (2.59%) Data Centre Engineer
14 8 (2.59%) Virtualisation Engineer
15 7 (2.27%) Hardware Engineer
15 7 (2.27%) Storage Engineer
15 7 (2.27%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (9.06%) JSON
1 28 (9.06%) XML
2 21 (6.80%) RESTful
3 19 (6.15%) Web Services
4 16 (5.18%) Middleware
5 15 (4.85%) Apache Camel
5 15 (4.85%) SOAP
6 14 (4.53%) REST
7 11 (3.56%) Oracle Fusion
8 10 (3.24%) IBM Integration Bus
8 10 (3.24%) JSON Schema
8 10 (3.24%) Spring
8 10 (3.24%) Spring Boot
8 10 (3.24%) WSDL
8 10 (3.24%) XML Schema
9 9 (2.91%) Node.js
10 8 (2.59%) Elastic Stack
10 8 (2.59%) gRPC
10 8 (2.59%) Swagger
11 7 (2.27%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 55 (17.80%) Data Centre
2 12 (3.88%) Private Cloud
3 11 (3.56%) Clustering
4 10 (3.24%) CMDB
4 10 (3.24%) Hybrid Cloud
4 10 (3.24%) Replication
5 9 (2.91%) Management Information System
6 8 (2.59%) EMC VNX
7 7 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (1.29%) EMC VMAX
9 3 (0.97%) NHS
9 3 (0.97%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.65%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (0.65%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.65%) HP Storage
10 2 (0.65%) HP StoreVirtual
10 2 (0.65%) iPhone
10 2 (0.65%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.65%) Thin Client
10 2 (0.65%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 114 (36.89%) Windows
2 79 (25.57%) Linux
3 53 (17.15%) Windows Server
4 29 (9.39%) Windows 10
5 24 (7.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (7.44%) Ubuntu
7 19 (6.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 19 (6.15%) Windows Server 2016
8 13 (4.21%) CentOS
8 13 (4.21%) Unix
9 9 (2.91%) Windows 7
9 9 (2.91%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (2.27%) Windows Server 2019
11 6 (1.94%) Windows 8
12 4 (1.29%) AIX
12 4 (1.29%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.97%) Android
13 3 (0.97%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.65%) Data ONTAP
14 2 (0.65%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (21.36%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 57 (18.45%) Converged Infrastructure
3 47 (15.21%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (13.92%) ITIL
5 37 (11.97%) DevOps
6 35 (11.33%) Continuous Integration
7 29 (9.39%) Microservices
8 28 (9.06%) Load Balancing
9 27 (8.74%) Change Management
9 27 (8.74%) Migration
10 25 (8.09%) Stakeholder Management
11 19 (6.15%) Project Delivery
12 18 (5.83%) Continuous Deployment
12 18 (5.83%) Infrastructure as Code
13 17 (5.50%) High Availability
14 16 (5.18%) Continuous Delivery
14 16 (5.18%) TOGAF
15 15 (4.85%) Break/Fix
15 15 (4.85%) Configuration Management
15 15 (4.85%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 40 (12.94%) PowerShell
2 36 (11.65%) Java
3 26 (8.41%) Python
4 18 (5.83%) Bash Shell
5 13 (4.21%) SQL
6 10 (3.24%) Perl
7 9 (2.91%) C#
8 8 (2.59%) Go
9 5 (1.62%) Ada
9 5 (1.62%) JavaScript
10 4 (1.29%) C
10 4 (1.29%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.97%) Groovy
12 2 (0.65%) VBScript
13 1 (0.32%) ActionScript
13 1 (0.32%) ActionScript 2.0
13 1 (0.32%) PHP
13 1 (0.32%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 105 (33.98%) Security Cleared
2 87 (28.16%) SC Cleared
3 24 (7.77%) DV Cleared
4 17 (5.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (4.53%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (4.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 12 (3.88%) CCNA
6 12 (3.88%) MCSE
7 11 (3.56%) MCSA
8 9 (2.91%) CCNP
9 6 (1.94%) RHCE
10 5 (1.62%) Degree
10 5 (1.62%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (1.62%) JNCIA
11 4 (1.29%) CCIE
11 4 (1.29%) CISSP
11 4 (1.29%) ISTQB
11 4 (1.29%) VCP6
12 3 (0.97%) BPSS Clearance
12 3 (0.97%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.47%) SLA
2 8 (2.59%) QA
3 4 (1.29%) GDPR
4 3 (0.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.32%) BS25999
6 1 (0.32%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.32%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.32%) NIST
6 1 (0.32%) PMBOK
System Software
1 97 (31.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 80 (25.89%) Active Directory
3 64 (20.71%) VMware ESXi
4 57 (18.45%) VMware NSX
5 56 (18.12%) vSphere
6 24 (7.77%) NFS
7 23 (7.44%) Docker
8 15 (4.85%) Virtual Machines
9 11 (3.56%) Hyper-V
10 9 (2.91%) VMFS
11 8 (2.59%) HDFS
11 8 (2.59%) Virtual Servers
11 8 (2.59%) XenApp
12 6 (1.94%) Firmware
13 5 (1.62%) VMware Server
14 4 (1.29%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 4 (1.29%) ProxySG
14 4 (1.29%) vCloud
14 4 (1.29%) XenDesktop
15 3 (0.97%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 55 (17.80%) vCenter Server
2 51 (16.50%) vRealize
3 45 (14.56%) Ansible
4 23 (7.44%) Terraform
5 20 (6.47%) Kubernetes
6 16 (5.18%) Microsoft Intune
6 16 (5.18%) SCCM
7 14 (4.53%) Puppet
8 12 (3.88%) Opscode Chef
8 12 (3.88%) Prometheus
9 11 (3.56%) vMotion
10 10 (3.24%) vRealize Orchestrator
11 9 (2.91%) HAProxy
11 9 (2.91%) Nessus
11 9 (2.91%) Packer
12 8 (2.59%) Avamar
12 8 (2.59%) Grafana
12 8 (2.59%) PowerCLI
12 8 (2.59%) ZABBIX
13 7 (2.27%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 133 (43.04%) VMware
2 107 (34.63%) Cisco
3 83 (26.86%) Microsoft
4 62 (20.06%) EMC
5 60 (19.42%) HP
6 40 (12.94%) Citrix
7 31 (10.03%) Oracle
8 30 (9.71%) Juniper
8 30 (9.71%) Palo Alto
9 25 (8.09%) Red Hat
10 20 (6.47%) IBM
10 20 (6.47%) NetApp
11 19 (6.15%) MuleSoft
11 19 (6.15%) Veeam
12 18 (5.83%) Atlassian
12 18 (5.83%) CheckPoint
12 18 (5.83%) webMethods
13 16 (5.18%) Talend
13 16 (5.18%) TIBCO
14 15 (4.85%) Aruba