The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 3 months to 24 April 2017 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
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 54 61
Rank change year-on-year +16 +7  
Contract jobs citing Dell 15 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.64% 0.54% 1.40%
As % of the Vendors category 5.40% 1.08% 2.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 0
Median daily rate £325 £418 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.15% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £348 £350
% change year-on-year -6.47% -0.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Median hourly rate - £13.00 £12.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +4.62%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £30.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -40.00% +66.66%  

Dell is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 278 369 419
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 48.86% 49.60% 58.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 179 207
Median daily rate £400 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £300 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 20 24
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £14.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.53% -12.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £7.75 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £19.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -14.47% +8.57%  

Dell
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire citing Dell as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Dell in Hertfordshire

Dell
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Dell in Hertfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Dell in Hertfordshire

Dell
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Dell in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Dell in Hertfordshire

Dell
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Dell in Hertfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Dell in Hertfordshire

Dell
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Dell within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hatfield - 8 £300 -
Watford -3 5 £525 -4.54%
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £325 -
Dell
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Dell also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Dell.

1 10 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 8 (44.44%) LDAP
3 7 (38.89%) Linux
3 7 (38.89%) IBM
4 6 (33.33%) Unix
4 6 (33.33%) .NET
5 5 (27.78%) SAP
5 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
5 5 (27.78%) Windows
5 5 (27.78%) XML
5 5 (27.78%) CRM
5 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (27.78%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (27.78%) WebSphere
5 5 (27.78%) IBM Integration Bus
5 5 (27.78%) SAP HCM
5 5 (27.78%) DataPower
5 5 (27.78%) SuccessFactors
5 5 (27.78%) DevOps
5 5 (27.78%) Boomi
5 5 (27.78%) WebSphere Cast Iron
6 4 (22.22%) Release Management
6 4 (22.22%) Mobile App
6 4 (22.22%) API Development
6 4 (22.22%) RESTful
6 4 (22.22%) Open Source
6 4 (22.22%) JSON
6 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (22.22%) WebSphere MQ
6 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management

Dell
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 5 (27.78%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (27.78%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) Boomi
1 5 (27.78%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 8 (44.44%) LDAP
2 3 (16.67%) Firewall
2 3 (16.67%) LAN
2 3 (16.67%) Wireless
3 2 (11.11%) SSL
3 2 (11.11%) WAN
3 2 (11.11%) WLAN
4 1 (5.56%) ATM
4 1 (5.56%) DHCP
4 1 (5.56%) DNS
4 1 (5.56%) HTTP
4 1 (5.56%) HTTPS
4 1 (5.56%) Internet
4 1 (5.56%) Intranet
4 1 (5.56%) IP Telephony
4 1 (5.56%) SAN
4 1 (5.56%) VoIP
4 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) MySQL
General
1 2 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Developer
1 4 (22.22%) Integration Developer
1 4 (22.22%) WebSphere Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Integration Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Data Centre Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Data Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) Migration Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Platform Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Build and Configuration Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Build Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Configuration Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Service Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Software Build Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Software Configuration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) .NET
2 5 (27.78%) IBM Integration Bus
2 5 (27.78%) XML
3 4 (22.22%) JSON
3 4 (22.22%) RESTful
3 4 (22.22%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (22.22%) XSLT
4 2 (11.11%) Middleware
5 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
5 1 (5.56%) REST
5 1 (5.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) DataPower
2 4 (22.22%) Mobile App
3 2 (11.11%) Clustering
3 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 2 (11.11%) EPoS
3 2 (11.11%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (5.56%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Linux
2 6 (33.33%) Unix
3 5 (27.78%) Windows
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (5.56%) Mac OS X Server
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (27.78%) CRM
1 5 (27.78%) DevOps
2 4 (22.22%) API Development
2 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
2 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (22.22%) OO
2 4 (22.22%) Open Source
2 4 (22.22%) Release Management
3 2 (11.11%) Business Continuity
3 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (11.11%) High Availability
3 2 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (5.56%) Change Management
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL
4 1 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
2 4 (22.22%) Java
3 2 (11.11%) C++
3 2 (11.11%) Python
3 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) DBS Check
System Software
1 10 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.56%) VMware ESX
3 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.56%) vSphere
3 1 (5.56%) XenApp
3 1 (5.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) WebSphere Cast Iron
2 2 (11.11%) SCCM
3 1 (5.56%) OpenView
3 1 (5.56%) vCenter Server
3 1 (5.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) IBM
2 5 (27.78%) SAP
3 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (16.67%) VMware
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco
4 2 (11.11%) Citrix
4 2 (11.11%) HP
4 2 (11.11%) Toshiba
5 1 (5.56%) Apple
5 1 (5.56%) Retalix
5 1 (5.56%) SonicWALL