Period
to 5 December 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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 301 321 474
Rank change year-on-year +20 +153 +14
Contract jobs citing Dell 239 551 463
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.76% 0.74% 0.48%
As % of the Vendors category 1.78% 1.72% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 308 291
Median daily rate £425 £370 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.86% -10.30% +20.44%
10th Percentile £250 £150 £156
90th Percentile £600 £579 £588
UK median daily rate £419 £370 £400
% change year-on-year +13.18% -7.50% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 50 41
Median hourly rate £32.50 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.50% +14.29% +4.14%
10th Percentile £14.74 £13.50 £12.75
90th Percentile £38.90 £47.63 £47.09
UK median hourly rate £31.75 £20.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +58.75% +25.00% -5.34%

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 13,434 32,074 40,000
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.45% 42.95% 41.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,137 20,237 25,140
Median daily rate £463 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% - -
10th Percentile £250 £230 £255
90th Percentile £656 £643 £638
UK median daily rate £455 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +1.11% - +4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 564 1,276 1,499
Median hourly rate £35.00 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +84.21% +8.57% +0.40%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.25 £10.79
90th Percentile £57.17 £53.00 £47.36
Median hourly rate £35.00 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +84.21% +8.57% +0.40%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 5 December 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
South East +128 91 £450 +15.38% 16
London +47 81 £413 +10.00% 38
South West +85 24 £350 -3.45% 11
North of England +29 15 £425 +46.55% 13
East of England +65 12 £250 -37.50% 6
Midlands +36 10 £438 +25.00% 19
North West +28 9 £425 +165.63% 8
West Midlands +44 7 £438 +9.38% 16
Yorkshire +34 6 £394 +7.88% 5
East Midlands +31 3 - - 3
Dell
UK

For the 6 months to 5 December 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.

1 114 (47.70%) VMware
2 96 (40.17%) Cisco
3 93 (38.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 88 (36.82%) Windows
5 84 (35.15%) Security Cleared
6 72 (30.13%) Linux
7 71 (29.71%) Firewall
8 66 (27.62%) Active Directory
9 63 (26.36%) HP
10 61 (25.52%) SC Cleared
11 60 (25.10%) EMC
11 60 (25.10%) Microsoft
12 55 (23.01%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 54 (22.59%) VMware ESXi
14 51 (21.34%) Converged Infrastructure
15 50 (20.92%) Ansible
16 48 (20.08%) Azure
17 47 (19.67%) Data Centre
18 44 (18.41%) vSphere
19 43 (17.99%) DNS
20 42 (17.57%) Windows Server
21 41 (17.15%) VMware NSX
22 40 (16.74%) DHCP
23 37 (15.48%) DevOps
24 36 (15.06%) Docker
24 36 (15.06%) Kubernetes
24 36 (15.06%) VSAN
24 36 (15.06%) vCenter Server
25 35 (14.64%) vRealize
25 35 (14.64%) Boomi

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 16 (6.69%) WebSphere
2 14 (5.86%) BizTalk Server
3 10 (4.18%) Apache ServiceMix
3 10 (4.18%) Confluence
3 10 (4.18%) JBoss
3 10 (4.18%) Red Hat Fuse
3 10 (4.18%) SharePoint
4 8 (3.35%) OpenStack
5 6 (2.51%) MQSeries
5 6 (2.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (1.26%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.84%) Anypoint
7 2 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.84%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.42%) Apache
8 1 (0.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.42%) iPlanet
8 1 (0.42%) Mule
8 1 (0.42%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 23 (9.62%) MS Visio
2 19 (7.95%) Microsoft Office
3 16 (6.69%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (1.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.09%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (2.09%) Lawson
1 5 (2.09%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 48 (20.08%) Azure
2 35 (14.64%) Boomi
3 26 (10.88%) Office 365
4 25 (10.46%) IaaS
5 24 (10.04%) AWS
6 21 (8.79%) Azure Active Directory
7 14 (5.86%) GitHub
8 12 (5.02%) Apigee
9 6 (2.51%) SaaS
10 5 (2.09%) Power Automate
10 5 (2.09%) SuccessFactors
11 4 (1.67%) Power Platform
12 3 (1.26%) Logic Apps
12 3 (1.26%) PaaS
13 1 (0.42%) Amazon ELB
13 1 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
13 1 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
13 1 (0.42%) GCP
13 1 (0.42%) Mimecast
13 1 (0.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 71 (29.71%) Firewall
2 43 (17.99%) DNS
3 40 (16.74%) DHCP
4 36 (15.06%) VSAN
5 35 (14.64%) WAN
6 25 (10.46%) VLAN
7 22 (9.21%) LAN
8 19 (7.95%) SAN
9 18 (7.53%) Cisco Nexus
9 18 (7.53%) SNMP
10 16 (6.69%) NetScaler
10 16 (6.69%) Network Security
11 14 (5.86%) HTTP
11 14 (5.86%) Reverse Proxy
11 14 (5.86%) VPN
12 13 (5.44%) Cisco ASA
12 13 (5.44%) iSCSI
13 12 (5.02%) Fibre Channel
14 10 (4.18%) Ethernet
14 10 (4.18%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (7.11%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.93%) Big Data
2 7 (2.93%) Hadoop
2 7 (2.93%) HBase
3 5 (2.09%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.67%) Power BI
5 3 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.84%) DB2
6 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.42%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.42%) MySQL
7 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.42%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.42%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 35 (14.64%) Jenkins
2 32 (13.39%) Git (software)
3 30 (12.55%) JIRA
4 14 (5.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 14 (5.86%) GitLab
5 10 (4.18%) JUnit
5 10 (4.18%) SonarQube
6 8 (3.35%) TeamCity
7 7 (2.93%) Sonatype Nexus
8 5 (2.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 21 (8.79%) Public Sector
2 11 (4.60%) Finance
3 5 (2.09%) Back Office
4 4 (1.67%) Front Office
5 3 (1.26%) Banking
6 2 (0.84%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.84%) Publishing
6 2 (0.84%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.42%) Advertising
7 1 (0.42%) Electronics
7 1 (0.42%) Local Government
7 1 (0.42%) Marketing
7 1 (0.42%) Retail
Job Titles
1 49 (20.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 32 (13.39%) Architect
3 29 (12.13%) Network Engineer
4 25 (10.46%) Cloud Engineer
5 16 (6.69%) Consultant
6 15 (6.28%) Developer
7 14 (5.86%) VMware Engineer
8 11 (4.60%) Administrator
9 10 (4.18%) Analyst
9 10 (4.18%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
9 10 (4.18%) Data Centre Engineer
9 10 (4.18%) Java Developer
10 9 (3.77%) Senior Cloud Engineer
11 8 (3.35%) Infrastructure Architect
11 8 (3.35%) Integration Architect
12 7 (2.93%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
12 7 (2.93%) IT Engineer
12 7 (2.93%) Support Engineer
12 7 (2.93%) VMWare Administrator
12 7 (2.93%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (12.13%) RESTful
2 26 (10.88%) REST
3 17 (7.11%) JSON
3 17 (7.11%) Middleware
3 17 (7.11%) XML
4 16 (6.69%) SOAP
5 15 (6.28%) Apache Camel
5 15 (6.28%) Swagger
5 15 (6.28%) Web Services
6 14 (5.86%) Elastic Stack
6 14 (5.86%) gRPC
7 11 (4.60%) Oracle Fusion
8 10 (4.18%) IBM Integration Bus
8 10 (4.18%) JSON Schema
8 10 (4.18%) Spring
8 10 (4.18%) Spring Boot
8 10 (4.18%) WSDL
8 10 (4.18%) XML Schema
9 5 (2.09%) XSD
9 5 (2.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 47 (19.67%) Data Centre
2 11 (4.60%) Management Information System
3 10 (4.18%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.18%) Hybrid Cloud
4 7 (2.93%) Clustering
4 7 (2.93%) Private Cloud
5 4 (1.67%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (1.26%) NHS
6 3 (1.26%) Replication
6 3 (1.26%) VxBlock/Vblock
7 2 (0.84%) EMC VMAX
7 2 (0.84%) EMC VNX
7 2 (0.84%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (0.84%) iPhone
7 2 (0.84%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.84%) Public Cloud
7 2 (0.84%) Smartphone
7 2 (0.84%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.42%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.42%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 88 (36.82%) Windows
2 72 (30.13%) Linux
3 42 (17.57%) Windows Server
4 33 (13.81%) Windows 10
5 28 (11.72%) Ubuntu
6 25 (10.46%) CentOS
7 23 (9.62%) Windows Server 2016
8 21 (8.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 17 (7.11%) Windows Server 2012
10 15 (6.28%) Unix
11 10 (4.18%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 6 (2.51%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (2.09%) Windows 7
14 4 (1.67%) AIX
14 4 (1.67%) Windows Server 2019
15 3 (1.26%) Mac OS
15 3 (1.26%) Oracle Linux
16 2 (0.84%) Android
16 2 (0.84%) Solaris
17 1 (0.42%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (23.01%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 51 (21.34%) Converged Infrastructure
3 37 (15.48%) DevOps
4 32 (13.39%) Continuous Integration
5 31 (12.97%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (10.88%) ITIL
6 26 (10.88%) Microservices
7 22 (9.21%) Continuous Deployment
7 22 (9.21%) Stakeholder Management
8 20 (8.37%) Change Management
8 20 (8.37%) Configuration Management
8 20 (8.37%) Load Balancing
8 20 (8.37%) Migration
9 16 (6.69%) Continuous Delivery
9 16 (6.69%) Project Delivery
10 15 (6.28%) SIEM
11 14 (5.86%) Infrastructure as Code
12 13 (5.44%) Problem-Solving
13 12 (5.02%) Data Protection
13 12 (5.02%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (13.81%) Python
2 27 (11.30%) PowerShell
3 22 (9.21%) Bash Shell
4 20 (8.37%) Java
5 19 (7.95%) C#
6 14 (5.86%) Go
7 13 (5.44%) Perl
8 8 (3.35%) SQL
9 7 (2.93%) C
9 7 (2.93%) JavaScript
10 5 (2.09%) Groovy
11 3 (1.26%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.84%) ActionScript
12 2 (0.84%) ActionScript 2.0
12 2 (0.84%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 84 (35.15%) Security Cleared
2 61 (25.52%) SC Cleared
3 28 (11.72%) DV Cleared
4 19 (7.95%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (6.28%) CCNA
6 14 (5.86%) CCNP
7 12 (5.02%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (4.18%) CCIE
8 10 (4.18%) MCSE
9 9 (3.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (2.93%) Degree
11 5 (2.09%) CCDA
11 5 (2.09%) JNCIA
11 5 (2.09%) MCSA
12 4 (1.67%) CISSP
12 4 (1.67%) Network+ Certification
13 3 (1.26%) BPSS Clearance
13 3 (1.26%) HP APS
14 2 (0.84%) CCIE Collaboration
14 2 (0.84%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.69%) SLA
2 3 (1.26%) QA
3 2 (0.84%) NIST
4 1 (0.42%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.42%) PMBOK
System Software
1 93 (38.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 66 (27.62%) Active Directory
3 54 (22.59%) VMware ESXi
4 44 (18.41%) vSphere
5 41 (17.15%) VMware NSX
6 36 (15.06%) Docker
7 24 (10.04%) NFS
8 17 (7.11%) Virtual Machines
9 16 (6.69%) Hyper-V
10 9 (3.77%) VMFS
11 7 (2.93%) HDFS
12 5 (2.09%) Virtual Servers
12 5 (2.09%) VMware Server
12 5 (2.09%) XenApp
13 4 (1.67%) XenDesktop
14 3 (1.26%) Firmware
15 2 (0.84%) EMC RecoverPoint
15 2 (0.84%) Microsoft App-V
15 2 (0.84%) Oracle RAC
15 2 (0.84%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 50 (20.92%) Ansible
2 36 (15.06%) Kubernetes
2 36 (15.06%) vCenter Server
3 35 (14.64%) vRealize
4 34 (14.23%) Terraform
5 29 (12.13%) Puppet
6 21 (8.79%) Prometheus
7 15 (6.28%) SCCM
8 14 (5.86%) Grafana
8 14 (5.86%) Microsoft Intune
8 14 (5.86%) Opscode Chef
8 14 (5.86%) Packer
8 14 (5.86%) ZABBIX
9 10 (4.18%) vMotion
10 8 (3.35%) Nessus
11 5 (2.09%) BladeLogic
11 5 (2.09%) vRealize Orchestrator
12 4 (1.67%) FortiGate
12 4 (1.67%) HAProxy
12 4 (1.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 114 (47.70%) VMware
2 96 (40.17%) Cisco
3 63 (26.36%) HP
4 60 (25.10%) EMC
4 60 (25.10%) Microsoft
5 34 (14.23%) Oracle
6 32 (13.39%) Citrix
7 31 (12.97%) Juniper
8 30 (12.55%) NetApp
9 28 (11.72%) Palo Alto
10 24 (10.04%) Atlassian
11 22 (9.21%) Red Hat
12 21 (8.79%) MuleSoft
13 19 (7.95%) CheckPoint
13 19 (7.95%) Splunk
14 18 (7.53%) Veeam
15 17 (7.11%) TIBCO
15 17 (7.11%) webMethods
16 16 (6.69%) Talend
17 15 (6.28%) SolarWinds