Period
to 18 May 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 18 May 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
18 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 324 295 406
Rank change year-on-year -29 +111 +73
Contract jobs citing Dell 323 366 514
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.71% 0.83% 0.61%
As % of the Vendors category 1.74% 1.95% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 250 344
10th Percentile £189 £163 £172
25th Percentile £350 £228 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £425 £425
75th Percentile £525 £529 £575
90th Percentile £677 £615 £650
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 35 23
10th Percentile £19.71 £14.38 £16.00
25th Percentile £29.78 £17.75 £16.50
Median hourly rate £49.66 £20.00 £23.00
Median % change year-on-year +148.28% -13.04% +22.23%
75th Percentile £51.38 £43.88 £47.09
90th Percentile £52.20 £47.83 £51.50
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% -13.04% +22.23%

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 18,547 18,788 35,177
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 40.73% 42.40% 41.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,055 11,913 22,463
10th Percentile £275 £225 £263
25th Percentile £380 £356 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £450 £465
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% -3.23% +3.33%
75th Percentile £581 £571 £572
90th Percentile £675 £674 £650
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £460
% change year-on-year +5.56% -2.17% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 604 724 1,114
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.75 £11.00
25th Percentile £13.98 £14.21 £13.00
Median hourly rate £20.70 £18.60 £18.50
Median % change year-on-year +11.29% +0.54% +5.71%
75th Percentile £42.59 £30.00 £36.67
90th Percentile £56.25 £50.00 £49.42
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £18.06
% change year-on-year +10.53% +5.23% +6.21%

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 18 May 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 18 May 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 18 May 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 -40 114 £435 +24.29% 22
South East +52 93 £433 +0.70% 20
North of England +19 37 £400 +60.00% 12
South West +47 31 £440 +17.33% 6
North West +1 21 £400 +60.00% 7
Midlands -56 18 £225 -55.88% 18
Yorkshire +27 12 £400 +60.00% 4
East of England +25 12 £175 -41.67% 1
East Midlands -13 9 £175 -64.82% 7
West Midlands -38 9 £403 -24.77% 11
North East +23 4 £400 +249.44% 1
Dell
UK

For the 6 months to 18 May 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.

1 135 (41.80%) VMware
2 118 (36.53%) Windows
3 93 (28.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 86 (26.63%) Security Cleared
5 77 (23.84%) Microsoft
6 75 (23.22%) Cisco
6 75 (23.22%) Azure
6 75 (23.22%) Social Skills
7 73 (22.60%) Active Directory
8 69 (21.36%) Linux
8 69 (21.36%) SC Cleared
9 63 (19.50%) VMware ESXi
10 62 (19.20%) Boomi
11 61 (18.89%) Windows Server
11 61 (18.89%) HP
12 58 (17.96%) ITIL
12 58 (17.96%) Data Centre
13 51 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 49 (15.17%) vSphere
15 48 (14.86%) Firewall
16 47 (14.55%) EMC
17 46 (14.24%) PowerShell
18 44 (13.62%) vCenter Server
19 41 (12.69%) DNS
20 40 (12.38%) SAN
21 39 (12.07%) vRealize
22 38 (11.76%) SQL
23 37 (11.46%) Agile Software Development
23 37 (11.46%) Finance
23 37 (11.46%) Microsoft 365

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 32 (9.91%) SharePoint
2 15 (4.64%) OpenStack
3 11 (3.41%) MS Exchange
4 6 (1.86%) Confluence
5 5 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (1.24%) nginx
6 4 (1.24%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (0.93%) IIS
7 3 (0.93%) JBoss
7 3 (0.93%) Red Hat Fuse
7 3 (0.93%) SAS
8 2 (0.62%) Apache
8 2 (0.62%) Jupyter
8 2 (0.62%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.62%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.31%) Apache Qpid
9 1 (0.31%) Apache ServiceMix
9 1 (0.31%) Site Server
9 1 (0.31%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (2.48%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.55%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.93%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (3.72%) NetSuite
2 4 (1.24%) UltiPro
3 3 (0.93%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.62%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.31%) Primavera
5 1 (0.31%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 75 (23.22%) Azure
2 62 (19.20%) Boomi
3 37 (11.46%) Microsoft 365
4 36 (11.15%) IaaS
5 35 (10.84%) SaaS
6 31 (9.60%) PaaS
7 28 (8.67%) AWS
8 24 (7.43%) Azure Active Directory
9 10 (3.10%) OpenShift
10 8 (2.48%) Azure Key Vault
10 8 (2.48%) iPaaS
11 7 (2.17%) Dynamics 365
12 6 (1.86%) Cloud Computing
12 6 (1.86%) OneDrive
13 5 (1.55%) Azure Data Factory
13 5 (1.55%) GitHub
13 5 (1.55%) Mimecast
13 5 (1.55%) Power Platform
13 5 (1.55%) PowerApps
14 4 (1.24%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 48 (14.86%) Firewall
2 41 (12.69%) DNS
3 40 (12.38%) SAN
4 32 (9.91%) DHCP
4 32 (9.91%) TCP/IP
4 32 (9.91%) VSAN
5 28 (8.67%) WAN
6 17 (5.26%) VPN
7 16 (4.95%) LAN
8 15 (4.64%) Cisco Nexus
8 15 (4.64%) NAS
9 11 (3.41%) Ethernet
9 11 (3.41%) Remote Desktop
9 11 (3.41%) VLAN
10 10 (3.10%) NetScaler
11 9 (2.79%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (2.17%) HTTP
12 7 (2.17%) iSCSI
13 6 (1.86%) Internet
13 6 (1.86%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (10.22%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.48%) Tableau
3 7 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (1.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (1.55%) Data Lake
5 5 (1.55%) Hadoop
5 5 (1.55%) HBase
5 5 (1.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 5 (1.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (1.24%) MySQL
6 4 (1.24%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.62%) Snowflake Schema
7 2 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.62%) Star Schema
8 1 (0.31%) Big Data
8 1 (0.31%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.31%) ObjectStore
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (2.48%) Jenkins
1 8 (2.48%) JIRA
2 6 (1.86%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.55%) Visual Studio
4 4 (1.24%) Postman
4 4 (1.24%) SoapUI
4 4 (1.24%) SonarQube
5 3 (0.93%) Cucumber
5 3 (0.93%) JMeter
5 3 (0.93%) JUnit
5 3 (0.93%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (0.93%) Selenium
6 2 (0.62%) Bitbucket
6 2 (0.62%) git-flow
6 2 (0.62%) RStudio
6 2 (0.62%) Subversion
7 1 (0.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.31%) Hudson
7 1 (0.31%) Maven
7 1 (0.31%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 75 (23.22%) Social Skills
2 37 (11.46%) Finance
3 15 (4.64%) Banking
3 15 (4.64%) Public Sector
4 14 (4.33%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.79%) Marketing
6 5 (1.55%) Documentation Skills
7 4 (1.24%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.24%) Electronics
7 4 (1.24%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.24%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.93%) Automotive
8 3 (0.93%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.93%) Retail
9 2 (0.62%) Billing
9 2 (0.62%) Organisational Skills
9 2 (0.62%) Presentation Skills
9 2 (0.62%) Publishing
10 1 (0.31%) Front Office
10 1 (0.31%) Games
Job Titles
1 44 (13.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 36 (11.15%) Architect
3 24 (7.43%) Consultant
3 24 (7.43%) Developer
4 18 (5.57%) Network Engineer
5 17 (5.26%) Analyst
6 16 (4.95%) VMware Engineer
7 15 (4.64%) Administrator
8 14 (4.33%) Virtualisation Engineer
9 13 (4.02%) Solutions Architect
9 13 (4.02%) Support Engineer
9 13 (4.02%) Systems Engineer
10 11 (3.41%) Cloud Engineer
10 11 (3.41%) Systems Administrator
11 9 (2.79%) Data Centre Engineer
11 9 (2.79%) Wintel Engineer
12 8 (2.48%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
12 8 (2.48%) Server Engineer
12 8 (2.48%) Storage Engineer
12 8 (2.48%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (8.05%) JSON
1 26 (8.05%) XML
2 19 (5.88%) Web Services
3 11 (3.41%) Node.js
4 9 (2.79%) .NET
5 7 (2.17%) SOAP
6 6 (1.86%) Middleware
7 4 (1.24%) .NET Core
7 4 (1.24%) EDI
8 3 (0.93%) LDAP
8 3 (0.93%) REST
8 3 (0.93%) Spring
9 2 (0.62%) 802.1X
9 2 (0.62%) AngularJS
9 2 (0.62%) hapi
9 2 (0.62%) Hibernate
9 2 (0.62%) jQuery
9 2 (0.62%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (0.62%) RESTful
10 1 (0.31%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 58 (17.96%) Data Centre
2 23 (7.12%) Clustering
3 12 (3.72%) CMDB
3 12 (3.72%) Replication
4 10 (3.10%) User Experience
5 8 (2.48%) EMC VNX
6 7 (2.17%) Driving Licence
7 6 (1.86%) Private Cloud
8 5 (1.55%) EMC VMAX
9 4 (1.24%) Enterprise Storage
9 4 (1.24%) Fat Client
9 4 (1.24%) Fibre Optics
9 4 (1.24%) Thin Client
10 3 (0.93%) Public Cloud
10 3 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (0.93%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.62%) Cloud Native
11 2 (0.62%) HP StoreVirtual
11 2 (0.62%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.62%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 118 (36.53%) Windows
2 69 (21.36%) Linux
3 61 (18.89%) Windows Server
4 30 (9.29%) Windows 10
5 27 (8.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (7.43%) Windows Server 2016
7 12 (3.72%) Ubuntu
8 11 (3.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (3.41%) Unix
8 11 (3.41%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (3.41%) Windows Server 2019
9 10 (3.10%) Windows 7
10 9 (2.79%) CentOS
11 6 (1.86%) Windows 8
12 4 (1.24%) AIX
13 3 (0.93%) Solaris
13 3 (0.93%) SUSE
13 3 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.62%) Android
14 2 (0.62%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (17.96%) ITIL
2 51 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 37 (11.46%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (10.84%) Migration
5 26 (8.05%) DevOps
6 25 (7.74%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (6.19%) Change Management
7 20 (6.19%) Configuration Management
7 20 (6.19%) Converged Infrastructure
8 18 (5.57%) Load Balancing
9 16 (4.95%) Service Management
10 15 (4.64%) Continuous Deployment
10 15 (4.64%) Scrum
10 15 (4.64%) Stakeholder Management
11 14 (4.33%) Break/Fix
11 14 (4.33%) Disaster Recovery
11 14 (4.33%) Programme Management
11 14 (4.33%) Storage Management
11 14 (4.33%) TOGAF
12 13 (4.02%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (14.24%) PowerShell
2 38 (11.76%) SQL
3 24 (7.43%) Java
3 24 (7.43%) Python
4 11 (3.41%) Bash Shell
5 8 (2.48%) JavaScript
6 6 (1.86%) Ada
7 4 (1.24%) Perl
8 3 (0.93%) PHP
8 3 (0.93%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.62%) Go
9 2 (0.62%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.62%) Ruby
10 1 (0.31%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.31%) Groovy
10 1 (0.31%) Kotlin
10 1 (0.31%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.31%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.31%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 86 (26.63%) Security Cleared
2 69 (21.36%) SC Cleared
3 20 (6.19%) DV Cleared
4 14 (4.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 11 (3.41%) CCNP
5 11 (3.41%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (3.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (2.79%) MCSA
7 8 (2.48%) CCNA
8 7 (2.17%) RHCE
9 6 (1.86%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (1.86%) MCSE
10 5 (1.55%) VCP6
11 4 (1.24%) CCIE
11 4 (1.24%) JNCIA
11 4 (1.24%) PMI Certification
11 4 (1.24%) SAFe Agilist
11 4 (1.24%) TOGAF Certification
12 3 (0.93%) JNCIP
12 3 (0.93%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.02%) SLA
2 7 (2.17%) QA
3 4 (1.24%) GDPR
4 3 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.31%) BS25999
5 1 (0.31%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 93 (28.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 73 (22.60%) Active Directory
3 63 (19.50%) VMware ESXi
4 49 (15.17%) vSphere
5 36 (11.15%) VMware NSX
6 24 (7.43%) Hyper-V
7 13 (4.02%) Virtual Machines
7 13 (4.02%) XenApp
8 10 (3.10%) Microsoft App-V
9 9 (2.79%) Virtual Desktop
10 8 (2.48%) DFS Replication
10 8 (2.48%) Virtual Servers
11 7 (2.17%) Docker
11 7 (2.17%) NFS
11 7 (2.17%) vCloud
12 5 (1.55%) HDFS
12 5 (1.55%) XenDesktop
13 4 (1.24%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 4 (1.24%) ProxySG
14 3 (0.93%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 44 (13.62%) vCenter Server
2 39 (12.07%) vRealize
3 35 (10.84%) Ansible
4 25 (7.74%) SCCM
5 16 (4.95%) Terraform
6 15 (4.64%) Microsoft Clustering
7 13 (4.02%) SCVMM
8 12 (3.72%) PowerCLI
9 11 (3.41%) Failover Clustering
9 11 (3.41%) Microsoft Intune
10 10 (3.10%) SCOM
11 9 (2.79%) Avamar
11 9 (2.79%) WSUS
12 8 (2.48%) HAProxy
12 8 (2.48%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 8 (2.48%) NetBackup
12 8 (2.48%) Red Hat Satellite
12 8 (2.48%) SCDPM
12 8 (2.48%) SCSM
12 8 (2.48%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 135 (41.80%) VMware
2 77 (23.84%) Microsoft
3 75 (23.22%) Cisco
4 61 (18.89%) HP
5 47 (14.55%) EMC
6 34 (10.53%) Citrix
7 31 (9.60%) Oracle
8 28 (8.67%) Red Hat
9 20 (6.19%) IBM
10 19 (5.88%) Juniper
11 14 (4.33%) NetApp
11 14 (4.33%) Salesforce.com
11 14 (4.33%) SolarWinds
11 14 (4.33%) Veeam
12 12 (3.72%) F5
13 11 (3.41%) Informatica
13 11 (3.41%) MuleSoft
13 11 (3.41%) SAP
13 11 (3.41%) Workday
14 10 (3.10%) Dell Compellent