Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 411 321 384
Rank change year-on-year -90 +63 +97
Contract jobs citing Dell 361 177 504
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.57% 0.69% 0.63%
As % of the Vendors category 1.41% 1.58% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 124 285
10th Percentile £161 £202 £150
25th Percentile £300 £320 £213
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £400 £425 £363
Median % change year-on-year -5.88% +17.24% -7.05%
75th Percentile £500 £513 £475
90th Percentile £588 £584 £583
UK median daily rate £403 £430 £363
% change year-on-year -6.40% +18.62% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 18 41
10th Percentile £14.13 £14.18 £13.00
25th Percentile £19.39 £18.88 £15.50
Median hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £17.50
Median % change year-on-year -23.08% +85.71% -
75th Percentile £45.89 £40.31 £23.75
90th Percentile £52.75 £47.42 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -19.35% +77.14% -

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 25,612 11,235 33,977
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 40.17% 43.89% 42.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,995 7,408 21,804
10th Percentile £275 £263 £250
25th Percentile £400 £368 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £450
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
75th Percentile £600 £575 £556
90th Percentile £700 £675 £638
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 804 324 1,158
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.63 £11.17
25th Percentile £13.75 £14.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate £19.02 £21.39 £19.03
Median % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.41% +9.87%
75th Percentile £42.97 £45.00 £42.00
90th Percentile £62.00 £53.93 £51.71
UK median hourly rate £19.50 £21.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year -9.30% +10.26% +14.71%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 26 September 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
London -127 132 £400 -5.88% 34
South East -41 88 £430 -7.03% 18
South West -12 41 £338 -15.63% 19
Midlands -61 33 £403 -10.56% 19
West Midlands -55 30 £463 +2.78% 14
North of England -60 29 £375 -11.76% 32
North West -50 17 £280 -34.12% 14
East of England -48 12 £150 -40.00% 8
Yorkshire -40 9 £400 +1.59% 15
North East -15 3 £338 - 3
East Midlands -39 3 £340 +10.57% 5
Dell
UK

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 173 (47.92%) Windows
2 168 (46.54%) VMware
3 110 (30.47%) HP
3 110 (30.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 107 (29.64%) Active Directory
5 93 (25.76%) Microsoft
6 78 (21.61%) Windows Server
7 77 (21.33%) Social Skills
8 76 (21.05%) Security Cleared
9 75 (20.78%) Azure
10 71 (19.67%) Data Centre
11 69 (19.11%) Cisco
12 67 (18.56%) SAN
13 66 (18.28%) ITIL
14 63 (17.45%) Linux
14 63 (17.45%) Firewall
15 62 (17.17%) Microsoft 365
16 61 (16.90%) Windows 10
16 61 (16.90%) DNS
16 61 (16.90%) vSphere
17 56 (15.51%) SQL
18 53 (14.68%) SCCM
19 52 (14.40%) DHCP
20 51 (14.13%) SC Cleared
21 48 (13.30%) VMware ESXi
21 48 (13.30%) EMC
22 44 (12.19%) TCP/IP
22 44 (12.19%) Boomi
23 43 (11.91%) PowerShell
24 42 (11.63%) Ansible

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 25 (6.93%) SharePoint
2 18 (4.99%) MS Exchange
3 10 (2.77%) IIS
4 6 (1.66%) Apache
4 6 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (1.66%) OpenStack
5 5 (1.39%) Confluence
5 5 (1.39%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.11%) Red Hat Fuse
7 3 (0.83%) JBoss
8 2 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.28%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.28%) PowerExchange
9 1 (0.28%) SAS
9 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.28%) Site Server
9 1 (0.28%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 34 (9.42%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (3.60%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 5 (1.39%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (5.54%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.55%) Magento
3 1 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.28%) Primavera
3 1 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.28%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.28%) Shopify
3 1 (0.28%) SystmOne
3 1 (0.28%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 75 (20.78%) Azure
2 62 (17.17%) Microsoft 365
3 44 (12.19%) Boomi
4 29 (8.03%) AWS
5 24 (6.65%) SaaS
6 19 (5.26%) IaaS
7 10 (2.77%) Azure Active Directory
7 10 (2.77%) PaaS
8 7 (1.94%) Mimecast
9 6 (1.66%) GCP
10 5 (1.39%) Dynamics 365
10 5 (1.39%) iPaaS
11 4 (1.11%) GitHub
11 4 (1.11%) OneDrive
11 4 (1.11%) Power Platform
12 2 (0.55%) Azure Logic Apps
12 2 (0.55%) Azure Service Bus
12 2 (0.55%) Cohesity
12 2 (0.55%) Collibra
12 2 (0.55%) Google Workspace
Communications & Networking
1 67 (18.56%) SAN
2 63 (17.45%) Firewall
3 61 (16.90%) DNS
4 52 (14.40%) DHCP
5 44 (12.19%) TCP/IP
6 37 (10.25%) VSAN
7 34 (9.42%) VPN
8 31 (8.59%) WAN
9 23 (6.37%) LAN
10 15 (4.16%) Internet
11 14 (3.88%) HTTP
12 12 (3.32%) NAS
12 12 (3.32%) Network Security
13 11 (3.05%) Ethernet
14 10 (2.77%) Remote Desktop
15 9 (2.49%) iSCSI
16 8 (2.22%) NetScaler
17 7 (1.94%) SSL
17 7 (1.94%) VLAN
18 6 (1.66%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (11.08%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (1.66%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (1.39%) SQL Server 2016
5 4 (1.11%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (1.11%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (1.11%) SQL Server 2017
5 4 (1.11%) Tableau
6 3 (0.83%) Big Data
6 3 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.83%) Hadoop
6 3 (0.83%) MySQL
6 3 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (0.83%) Power BI
6 3 (0.83%) Star Schema
7 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (0.55%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.55%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (1.94%) Bitbucket
2 6 (1.66%) JIRA
3 4 (1.11%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.11%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.55%) Selenium
4 2 (0.55%) Subversion
5 1 (0.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.28%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.28%) GitLab
5 1 (0.28%) Maven
5 1 (0.28%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.28%) MSI
5 1 (0.28%) Postman
5 1 (0.28%) Serena SBM
5 1 (0.28%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.28%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.28%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 77 (21.33%) Social Skills
2 34 (9.42%) Finance
3 19 (5.26%) Public Sector
4 14 (3.88%) Telecoms
5 10 (2.77%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (1.94%) Banking
6 7 (1.94%) Presentation Skills
7 6 (1.66%) Marketing
7 6 (1.66%) Organisational Skills
8 5 (1.39%) Documentation Skills
8 5 (1.39%) Local Government
9 3 (0.83%) Automotive
9 3 (0.83%) Billing
9 3 (0.83%) Retail
10 2 (0.55%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.55%) Influencing Skills
11 1 (0.28%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.28%) International Banking
11 1 (0.28%) Law
11 1 (0.28%) Legal
Job Titles
1 55 (15.24%) Support Engineer
2 33 (9.14%) Administrator
3 32 (8.86%) Network Engineer
4 30 (8.31%) Desktop Engineer
5 29 (8.03%) Desktop Support
6 28 (7.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 27 (7.48%) Architect
7 27 (7.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 26 (7.20%) Analyst
9 22 (6.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 22 (6.09%) Server Engineer
10 21 (5.82%) Systems Engineer
11 19 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
12 17 (4.71%) IT Engineer
12 17 (4.71%) Project Manager
12 17 (4.71%) Virtualisation Engineer
12 17 (4.71%) Windows Engineer
13 14 (3.88%) IT Support
13 14 (3.88%) VMware Engineer
14 12 (3.32%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (6.65%) JSON
1 24 (6.65%) XML
2 15 (4.16%) Web Services
3 12 (3.32%) REST
4 7 (1.94%) SOAP
5 6 (1.66%) Flash
5 6 (1.66%) LDAP
5 6 (1.66%) Middleware
6 4 (1.11%) 802.1X
7 3 (0.83%) .NET
7 3 (0.83%) JMS
7 3 (0.83%) Kafka
8 2 (0.55%) EDI
8 2 (0.55%) HTML
8 2 (0.55%) Node.js
8 2 (0.55%) React Native
8 2 (0.55%) Spring
9 1 (0.28%) Flutter
9 1 (0.28%) GraphQL
9 1 (0.28%) Nuxt
Miscellaneous
1 71 (19.67%) Data Centre
2 23 (6.37%) Clustering
2 23 (6.37%) iPhone
3 11 (3.05%) User Experience
4 9 (2.49%) Driving Licence
5 8 (2.22%) Data Protection Act
5 8 (2.22%) Enterprise Storage
5 8 (2.22%) Fibre Optics
5 8 (2.22%) Mobile App
6 6 (1.66%) Blackberry
6 6 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (1.66%) Replication
6 6 (1.66%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (1.39%) iPad
7 5 (1.39%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.39%) NHS
7 5 (1.39%) Public Cloud
8 4 (1.11%) EMC VNX
8 4 (1.11%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (0.83%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 173 (47.92%) Windows
2 78 (21.61%) Windows Server
3 63 (17.45%) Linux
4 61 (16.90%) Windows 10
5 36 (9.97%) Windows Server 2016
6 29 (8.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 24 (6.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 24 (6.65%) Windows Server 2019
8 23 (6.37%) Apple iOS
9 22 (6.09%) Windows 7
10 21 (5.82%) Windows Server 2008
11 16 (4.43%) Android
12 15 (4.16%) Ubuntu
13 10 (2.77%) Unix
14 5 (1.39%) Windows 8
15 4 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
16 3 (0.83%) SUSE
16 3 (0.83%) Windows Mobile
16 3 (0.83%) Windows Vista
16 3 (0.83%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (18.28%) ITIL
2 36 (9.97%) Migration
3 32 (8.86%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (8.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 26 (7.20%) Configuration Management
5 24 (6.65%) DevOps
6 22 (6.09%) Data Protection
6 22 (6.09%) ERP
6 22 (6.09%) Storage Management
7 17 (4.71%) Problem-Solving
8 15 (4.16%) Service Management
8 15 (4.16%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (3.60%) Customer Requirements
9 13 (3.60%) Server Management
9 13 (3.60%) SIEM
9 13 (3.60%) Technology Roadmap
10 12 (3.32%) Converged Infrastructure
10 12 (3.32%) Network Design
10 12 (3.32%) Network Management
11 11 (3.05%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 56 (15.51%) SQL
2 43 (11.91%) PowerShell
3 34 (9.42%) Python
4 24 (6.65%) Bash Shell
5 20 (5.54%) Ruby
6 17 (4.71%) PHP
7 16 (4.43%) Perl
8 9 (2.49%) JavaScript
9 6 (1.66%) Java
10 4 (1.11%) Go
10 4 (1.11%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.55%) C
11 2 (0.55%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 2 (0.55%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.55%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.28%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.28%) C#
12 1 (0.28%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.28%) VB
12 1 (0.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 76 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 51 (14.13%) SC Cleared
3 24 (6.65%) DV Cleared
4 21 (5.82%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (4.99%) CCNP
6 17 (4.71%) CCNA
6 17 (4.71%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (3.32%) MCSE
8 10 (2.77%) Degree
9 9 (2.49%) JNCIA
9 9 (2.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 8 (2.22%) CCDA
10 8 (2.22%) JNCIP
10 8 (2.22%) JNCIS
11 6 (1.66%) BPSS Clearance
11 6 (1.66%) MCSA
12 5 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 3 (0.83%) PMI Certification
13 3 (0.83%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.09%) SLA
2 5 (1.39%) QA
3 4 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 3 (0.83%) GDPR
5 2 (0.55%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.28%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.28%) GRC
6 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.28%) ITGC
6 1 (0.28%) NIST
6 1 (0.28%) NIST 800
System Software
1 110 (30.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 107 (29.64%) Active Directory
3 61 (16.90%) vSphere
4 48 (13.30%) VMware ESXi
5 35 (9.70%) Hyper-V
6 34 (9.42%) Virtual Machines
7 25 (6.93%) VMware NSX
8 18 (4.99%) Virtual Desktop
9 12 (3.32%) vCloud
10 11 (3.05%) Microsoft App-V
11 10 (2.77%) DFS Replication
12 8 (2.22%) Docker
13 6 (1.66%) VMware Workstation
14 5 (1.39%) BitLocker
14 5 (1.39%) NFS
15 4 (1.11%) Virtual Servers
15 4 (1.11%) XenApp
15 4 (1.11%) XenDesktop
16 3 (0.83%) Firmware
17 2 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 53 (14.68%) SCCM
2 42 (11.63%) Ansible
3 38 (10.53%) vCenter Server
4 32 (8.86%) Terraform
5 27 (7.48%) WSUS
6 26 (7.20%) vRealize
7 20 (5.54%) SCVMM
8 16 (4.43%) Microsoft Clustering
8 16 (4.43%) Microsoft Intune
9 15 (4.16%) Kubernetes
10 14 (3.88%) SCOM
11 12 (3.32%) EMC NetWorker
11 12 (3.32%) Failover Clustering
12 10 (2.77%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 10 (2.77%) SCDPM
12 10 (2.77%) SCSM
13 9 (2.49%) PowerCLI
14 6 (1.66%) Avamar
14 6 (1.66%) FortiGate
15 5 (1.39%) Nagios
Vendors
1 168 (46.54%) VMware
2 110 (30.47%) HP
3 93 (25.76%) Microsoft
4 69 (19.11%) Cisco
5 48 (13.30%) EMC
6 39 (10.80%) Juniper
7 35 (9.70%) Oracle
8 30 (8.31%) Red Hat
9 24 (6.65%) Citrix
9 24 (6.65%) SolarWinds
10 23 (6.37%) IBM
11 22 (6.09%) Veeam
12 21 (5.82%) Salesforce.com
13 18 (4.99%) F5
14 17 (4.71%) Apple
14 17 (4.71%) Informatica
15 15 (4.16%) MuleSoft
16 14 (3.88%) Workday
17 13 (3.60%) CheckPoint
18 12 (3.32%) 3PAR