Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 194 178 191
Rank change year-on-year -16 +13 -21
Contract jobs citing Dell 49 74 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.62% 0.83% 0.53%
As % of the Vendors category 1.41% 1.79% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 52 25
Midlands median daily rate £255 £388 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -34.19% +76.14% -8.33%
10th Percentile £152 £220 £117
90th Percentile £575 £575 £465
England median daily rate £325 £365 £351
% change year-on-year -10.96% +3.91% +1.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 6
Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £27.50 £14.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.64% +93.66% -18.86%
10th Percentile £13.85 £17.05 £11.81
90th Percentile £36.00 £37.55 £18.13
England median hourly rate £16.81 £18.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -9.16% +12.12% -9.59%

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 3,466 4,129 3,669
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 43.88% 46.24% 44.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,121 2,336 1,855
Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.56% +7.59%
10th Percentile £213 £220 £225
90th Percentile £550 £575 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 177 180 222
Midlands median hourly rate £14.53 £14.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.17% - -9.38%
10th Percentile £9.75 £10.00 £10.38
90th Percentile £43.75 £33.75 £34.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

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 18 January 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Dell in the Midlands over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 18 January 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 +1 27 £275 -14.06% 9
East Midlands -10 22 £225 -52.63% 10
Dell
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Dell.

1 29 (59.18%) Windows
2 20 (40.82%) Linux
3 16 (32.65%) Java
3 16 (32.65%) VMware
4 15 (30.61%) Active Directory
4 15 (30.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (26.53%) Data Centre
6 12 (24.49%) Boomi
6 12 (24.49%) HP
6 12 (24.49%) Microsoft Office
6 12 (24.49%) ITIL
7 11 (22.45%) XML
7 11 (22.45%) SQL
7 11 (22.45%) SOA
7 11 (22.45%) Red Hat
7 11 (22.45%) Incident Management
7 11 (22.45%) Windows 7
7 11 (22.45%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (20.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 10 (20.41%) XPath
8 10 (20.41%) XQuery
8 10 (20.41%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (20.41%) EAI
8 10 (20.41%) MCSE
8 10 (20.41%) Oracle
8 10 (20.41%) XSD
8 10 (20.41%) XSL
9 9 (18.37%) Unix
9 9 (18.37%) SLA
9 9 (18.37%) Cisco

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 10 (20.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 7 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 6 (12.24%) IBM Notes
4 4 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (6.12%) WebSphere
6 2 (4.08%) Apache
6 2 (4.08%) Apache ServiceMix
6 2 (4.08%) JBoss
6 2 (4.08%) Skype for Business
6 2 (4.08%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
6 2 (4.08%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (2.04%) SAS
7 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (24.49%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 12 (24.49%) Boomi
2 5 (10.20%) Office 365
3 4 (8.16%) iPaaS
4 3 (6.12%) G Suite
5 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (2.04%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (2.04%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (2.04%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.37%) Wireless
2 8 (16.33%) SAN
2 8 (16.33%) VPN
3 7 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 5 (10.20%) Internet
5 4 (8.16%) 3G
5 4 (8.16%) DHCP
5 4 (8.16%) DNS
5 4 (8.16%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (4.08%) 802.11
6 2 (4.08%) Firewall
6 2 (4.08%) LAN
7 1 (2.04%) 4G
7 1 (2.04%) ADSL
7 1 (2.04%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (2.04%) LDAP
7 1 (2.04%) NetScaler
7 1 (2.04%) SMS
7 1 (2.04%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.33%) Oracle Database
1 8 (16.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.04%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (2.04%) Data Lake
3 1 (2.04%) HDInsight
3 1 (2.04%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.04%) MySQL
3 1 (2.04%) Power BI
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (10.20%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
1 1 (2.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (20.41%) Analyst
2 9 (18.37%) Desktop Support
2 9 (18.37%) Technical Engineer
3 6 (12.24%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (12.24%) Data Centre Analyst
3 6 (12.24%) Data Centre Operations Analyst
3 6 (12.24%) Operations Analyst
4 5 (10.20%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 5 (10.20%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (10.20%) Data Analyst
4 5 (10.20%) Support Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Desktop Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (8.16%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
5 4 (8.16%) IT Support
5 4 (8.16%) Junior
5 4 (8.16%) Junior Desktop Support
5 4 (8.16%) Junior IT Support
6 3 (6.12%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.45%) XML
2 10 (20.41%) XSD
2 10 (20.41%) XSL
3 9 (18.37%) JSON
3 9 (18.37%) REST
4 8 (16.33%) SOAP
5 2 (4.08%) 802.1X
5 2 (4.08%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (4.08%) Apache Camel
5 2 (4.08%) Kafka
5 2 (4.08%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (4.08%) Velocity
6 1 (2.04%) Software Packaging
6 1 (2.04%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.53%) Data Centre
2 5 (10.20%) Driving Licence
3 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.08%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.04%) CESG
4 1 (2.04%) Clustering
4 1 (2.04%) CMDB
4 1 (2.04%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.04%) iPad
4 1 (2.04%) iPhone
4 1 (2.04%) NHS
4 1 (2.04%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.04%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 29 (59.18%) Windows
2 20 (40.82%) Linux
3 15 (30.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (22.45%) Windows 7
5 9 (18.37%) Unix
6 8 (16.33%) Windows Server
6 8 (16.33%) Windows XP
7 5 (10.20%) Windows 10
7 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (4.08%) Apple iOS
8 2 (4.08%) Windows 8
8 2 (4.08%) Windows Vista
9 1 (2.04%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (2.04%) Mac OS X
9 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.49%) ITIL
2 11 (22.45%) Incident Management
2 11 (22.45%) SOA
3 10 (20.41%) EAI
4 9 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (16.33%) DevOps
5 8 (16.33%) OOA/OOD
5 8 (16.33%) UML
6 7 (14.29%) High Availability
7 6 (12.24%) Data Centre Operations
7 6 (12.24%) Network Management
7 6 (12.24%) Statistics
8 4 (8.16%) Break/Fix
8 4 (8.16%) Change Control
8 4 (8.16%) Change Management
8 4 (8.16%) Mobile Device Management
8 4 (8.16%) Service Delivery
9 3 (6.12%) ITSM
9 3 (6.12%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (4.08%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 16 (32.65%) Java
2 11 (22.45%) SQL
3 10 (20.41%) XPath
3 10 (20.41%) XQuery
4 8 (16.33%) PL/SQL
4 8 (16.33%) Shell Script
5 2 (4.08%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (20.41%) MCSE
1 10 (20.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (12.24%) RHCE
3 6 (12.24%) SC Cleared
3 6 (12.24%) Security Cleared
4 3 (6.12%) MCSA
5 2 (4.08%) CCNA
5 2 (4.08%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (4.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (2.04%) CCA
6 1 (2.04%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (2.04%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (2.04%) Degree
6 1 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.04%) MCITP
6 1 (2.04%) VCP5
6 1 (2.04%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (18.37%) SLA
2 2 (4.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.08%) QA
3 1 (2.04%) COBIT
3 1 (2.04%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.04%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (30.61%) Active Directory
2 11 (22.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (8.16%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.08%) XenApp
5 1 (2.04%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.04%) vSphere
5 1 (2.04%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (14.29%) SCCM
2 2 (4.08%) AirWatch
2 2 (4.08%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (2.04%) SCOM
3 1 (2.04%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (2.04%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (32.65%) VMware
2 12 (24.49%) HP
3 11 (22.45%) Red Hat
4 10 (20.41%) Oracle
5 9 (18.37%) Cisco
5 9 (18.37%) Microsoft
5 9 (18.37%) NetApp
6 6 (12.24%) Lotus
7 5 (10.20%) Citrix
8 3 (6.12%) EMC
8 3 (6.12%) Google
8 3 (6.12%) IBM
9 2 (4.08%) F5
9 2 (4.08%) Splunk
9 2 (4.08%) TIBCO
10 1 (2.04%) CyberArk
10 1 (2.04%) Symantec
10 1 (2.04%) Wyse
10 1 (2.04%) Xerox