Period
to 20 July 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 20 July 2018 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
England > Midlands
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 212 180 212
Rank change year-on-year -32 +32 +3
Contract jobs citing Dell 42 63 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.51% 0.81% 0.56%
As % of the Vendors category 1.15% 1.81% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 35 36
Midlands median daily rate £386 £275 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.45% +14.58% +6.67%
10th Percentile £217 £182 £95
90th Percentile £488 £439 £444
England median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 2
Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £14.20 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.24% -49.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £11.00 £13.25 £13.55
90th Percentile £22.25 £18.00 £42.85
England median hourly rate £20.00 £17.25 £23.00
% change year-on-year +15.94% -25.00% +24.32%

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 the Midlands.

All Vendors
Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 3,663 3,477 4,454
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 44.21% 44.84% 46.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,118 2,079 2,468
Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £225 £225 £249
90th Percentile £575 £550 £544
England median daily rate £450 £438 £415
% change year-on-year +2.86% +5.42% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 149 153
Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £13.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +11.52% -17.37%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.00 £9.16
90th Percentile £34.20 £48.00 £25.82
England median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.88% -2.86% -

Dell
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing Dell as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Dell in the Midlands

Dell
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Dell in the Midlands

Dell
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Dell in the Midlands over the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Dell in the Midlands

Dell
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Dell in the Midlands

Dell
Contract Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Dell within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 July 2018. 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
West Midlands -20 21 £350 -17.65% 10
East Midlands -21 21 £400 +52.38% 2
Dell
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Dell.

1 24 (57.14%) Windows
2 14 (33.33%) Linux
3 13 (30.95%) DNS
3 13 (30.95%) Cisco
3 13 (30.95%) Windows Server
4 12 (28.57%) HP
4 12 (28.57%) SOA
4 12 (28.57%) Java
4 12 (28.57%) VMware
5 11 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (26.19%) SOAP
5 11 (26.19%) XML
5 11 (26.19%) Red Hat
5 11 (26.19%) Boomi
5 11 (26.19%) JSON
5 11 (26.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (26.19%) REST
6 10 (23.81%) SCCM
6 10 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (23.81%) Data Centre
6 10 (23.81%) Active Directory
7 9 (21.43%) TCP/IP
7 9 (21.43%) ITIL
7 9 (21.43%) Oracle
7 9 (21.43%) UML
7 9 (21.43%) OOA/OOD
7 9 (21.43%) DevOps
7 9 (21.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 8 (19.05%) Oracle Database
8 8 (19.05%) PowerShell

Dell
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 9 (21.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (11.90%) IIS
3 3 (7.14%) MS Exchange
3 3 (7.14%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.38%) Apache
4 1 (2.38%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (2.38%) Apache Synapse
4 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.38%) JBoss
4 1 (2.38%) MS Project Server
4 1 (2.38%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
4 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.38%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 11 (26.19%) Boomi
2 4 (9.52%) iPaaS
3 2 (4.76%) Office 365
4 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.38%) G Suite
4 1 (2.38%) IaaS
4 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (30.95%) DNS
2 9 (21.43%) TCP/IP
3 8 (19.05%) DHCP
4 6 (14.29%) LAN
4 6 (14.29%) SAN
5 5 (11.90%) DMARC
5 5 (11.90%) SMTP
5 5 (11.90%) SNMP
5 5 (11.90%) VPN
5 5 (11.90%) Wireless
6 4 (9.52%) Remote Desktop
6 4 (9.52%) WAN
7 3 (7.14%) 802.11
7 3 (7.14%) iSCSI
8 2 (4.76%) Firewall
8 2 (4.76%) VLAN
8 2 (4.76%) VoIP
9 1 (2.38%) DKIM
9 1 (2.38%) NAS
9 1 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.05%) Oracle Database
1 8 (19.05%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (9.52%) Back Office
2 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.38%) Finance
3 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.38%) Marketing
3 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 4 (9.52%) Analyst
2 4 (9.52%) EPoS Engineer
2 4 (9.52%) EPoS Support Engineer
2 4 (9.52%) Hardware Engineer
2 4 (9.52%) Network Engineer
3 3 (7.14%) Build Engineer
3 3 (7.14%) Data Analyst
3 3 (7.14%) Data Centre Analyst
3 3 (7.14%) Data Centre Operations Analyst
3 3 (7.14%) Developer
3 3 (7.14%) Hardware Support Engineer
3 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
3 3 (7.14%) Operations Analyst
3 3 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
3 3 (7.14%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (4.76%) Cisco Specialist
4 2 (4.76%) SAN Specialist
4 2 (4.76%) Server Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (26.19%) JSON
1 11 (26.19%) REST
1 11 (26.19%) SOAP
1 11 (26.19%) XML
2 8 (19.05%) XSD
2 8 (19.05%) XSL
3 3 (7.14%) 802.1X
4 2 (4.76%) Software Packaging
5 1 (2.38%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (2.38%) Apache Camel
5 1 (2.38%) Kafka
5 1 (2.38%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (2.38%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.81%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.52%) EPoS
3 3 (7.14%) Clustering
4 2 (4.76%) Driving Licence
4 2 (4.76%) iPad
4 2 (4.76%) iPhone
5 1 (2.38%) BYOD
5 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.38%) EMC VNX
5 1 (2.38%) EMC VNXe
5 1 (2.38%) HP Storage
5 1 (2.38%) iSeries
5 1 (2.38%) NHS
5 1 (2.38%) TM Forum
Operating Systems
1 24 (57.14%) Windows
2 14 (33.33%) Linux
3 13 (30.95%) Windows Server
4 11 (26.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (19.05%) Unix
6 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (14.29%) Windows 10
8 5 (11.90%) Solaris
8 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (7.14%) Windows 7
9 3 (7.14%) Windows 8
9 3 (7.14%) Windows Vista
10 1 (2.38%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (28.57%) SOA
2 11 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (21.43%) DevOps
3 9 (21.43%) ITIL
3 9 (21.43%) OOA/OOD
3 9 (21.43%) UML
4 8 (19.05%) EAI
5 7 (16.67%) Change Management
5 7 (16.67%) Data Centre Operations
5 7 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (7.14%) High Availability
7 3 (7.14%) Incident Management
7 3 (7.14%) Network Management
7 3 (7.14%) Server Building
7 3 (7.14%) Statistics
8 2 (4.76%) Disk Encryption
9 1 (2.38%) Break/Fix
9 1 (2.38%) Customer Requirements
9 1 (2.38%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (28.57%) Java
2 8 (19.05%) PL/SQL
2 8 (19.05%) PowerShell
2 8 (19.05%) Shell Script
2 8 (19.05%) SQL
2 8 (19.05%) XPath
2 8 (19.05%) XQuery
3 4 (9.52%) VBScript
4 1 (2.38%) C
4 1 (2.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (19.05%) MCSE
1 8 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (9.52%) SC Cleared
4 3 (7.14%) CCNA
4 3 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (7.14%) RHCE
5 2 (4.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (2.38%) A+ Certification
6 1 (2.38%) DBS Check
6 1 (2.38%) Degree
6 1 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.38%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.90%) QA
1 5 (11.90%) SLA
2 1 (2.38%) PMO
System Software
1 10 (23.81%) Active Directory
1 10 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 3 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (4.76%) vSphere
5 1 (2.38%) Firmware
5 1 (2.38%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 10 (23.81%) SCCM
2 4 (9.52%) Backup Exec
3 2 (4.76%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (4.76%) vCenter Server
4 1 (2.38%) AirWatch
4 1 (2.38%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (2.38%) Nessus
4 1 (2.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (30.95%) Cisco
2 12 (28.57%) HP
2 12 (28.57%) VMware
3 11 (26.19%) Red Hat
4 9 (21.43%) Oracle
5 7 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 5 (11.90%) Compaq
6 5 (11.90%) Sun
7 4 (9.52%) EMC
7 4 (9.52%) EqualLogic
7 4 (9.52%) NetApp
8 2 (4.76%) Apple
8 2 (4.76%) Dell Compellent
8 2 (4.76%) Google
8 2 (4.76%) IBM
8 2 (4.76%) Mitel
8 2 (4.76%) Red Box
8 2 (4.76%) Veeam
9 1 (2.38%) Citrix
9 1 (2.38%) Juniper