Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 226 182 211
Rank change year-on-year -44 +29 -14
Contract jobs citing Dell 33 52 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.41% 0.66% 0.62%
As % of the Vendors category 0.90% 1.49% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 24 47
Midlands median daily rate £350 £258 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.92% -26.43% +55.56%
10th Percentile £157 £126 £200
90th Percentile £488 £368 £575
England median daily rate £385 £325 £364
% change year-on-year +18.46% -10.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 2
Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.69% -48.21% +90.48%
10th Percentile £11.00 £14.10 £13.55
90th Percentile £19.00 £30.00 £42.85
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.40 £18.50
% change year-on-year +6.69% -11.34% +23.33%

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 3,652 3,479 4,503
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 45.84% 44.39% 46.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,103 2,110 2,565
Midlands median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £220 £213 £250
90th Percentile £575 £563 £550
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 235 177 152
Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.53 £13.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.71% +6.51% -9.08%
10th Percentile £10.28 £10.00 £9.01
90th Percentile £28.25 £47.20 £25.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.49 £17.00
% change year-on-year +0.06% +2.88% -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 17 October 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 17 October 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 -19 26 £215 -17.31% 14
East Midlands -19 7 £450 +78.22% 3
Dell
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 (72.73%) Windows
2 17 (51.52%) Cisco
3 13 (39.39%) Data Centre
4 11 (33.33%) Data Centre Operations
5 10 (30.30%) Sun
5 10 (30.30%) TCP/IP
5 10 (30.30%) Active Directory
5 10 (30.30%) Compaq
6 9 (27.27%) Solaris
6 9 (27.27%) ITIL
6 9 (27.27%) VMware
6 9 (27.27%) Windows Server
6 9 (27.27%) DMARC
7 8 (24.24%) Linux
8 7 (21.21%) Java
8 7 (21.21%) DNS
8 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
9 6 (18.18%) MS Exchange
9 6 (18.18%) HP
9 6 (18.18%) SCCM
9 6 (18.18%) Windows 10
10 5 (15.15%) Server Building
10 5 (15.15%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 5 (15.15%) Boomi
10 5 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (15.15%) PowerShell
10 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (15.15%) SNMP
10 5 (15.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

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 6 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (9.09%) Skype for Business
3 2 (6.06%) IIS
3 2 (6.06%) MS Project Server
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.15%) Boomi
2 4 (12.12%) Office 365
3 2 (6.06%) IaaS
4 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (3.03%) iPaaS
4 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (30.30%) TCP/IP
2 9 (27.27%) DMARC
3 7 (21.21%) DNS
4 5 (15.15%) SMTP
4 5 (15.15%) SNMP
5 4 (12.12%) iSCSI
5 4 (12.12%) LAN
5 4 (12.12%) SAN
6 2 (6.06%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (6.06%) DHCP
6 2 (6.06%) DKIM
6 2 (6.06%) SSL
6 2 (6.06%) VLAN
6 2 (6.06%) VoIP
6 2 (6.06%) VPN
6 2 (6.06%) WAN
7 1 (3.03%) Firewall
7 1 (3.03%) NAS
7 1 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (3.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.06%) Banking
2 2 (6.06%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Front Office
3 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (15.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (12.12%) Analyst
2 4 (12.12%) Technical Support
3 3 (9.09%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 3 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (9.09%) Data Analyst
3 3 (9.09%) Data Centre Analyst
3 3 (9.09%) Data Centre Operations Analyst
3 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
3 3 (9.09%) Network Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Operations Analyst
3 3 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Support Specialist
4 2 (6.06%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Data Centre Technician
4 2 (6.06%) Data Technician
4 2 (6.06%) SAN Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) JSON
1 3 (9.09%) REST
1 3 (9.09%) SOAP
1 3 (9.09%) Software Packaging
1 3 (9.09%) XML
2 2 (6.06%) SAML
2 2 (6.06%) XSD
2 2 (6.06%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (39.39%) Data Centre
2 4 (12.12%) Clustering
3 3 (9.09%) iPad
3 3 (9.09%) iPhone
4 2 (6.06%) BYOD
4 2 (6.06%) EMC VNX
4 2 (6.06%) EMC VNXe
4 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.03%) Handset
5 1 (3.03%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 24 (72.73%) Windows
2 9 (27.27%) Solaris
2 9 (27.27%) Windows Server
3 8 (24.24%) Linux
4 6 (18.18%) Windows 10
5 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (12.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (9.09%) Unix
8 2 (6.06%) Android
8 2 (6.06%) Mac OS
8 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
9 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) Data Centre Operations
2 9 (27.27%) ITIL
3 5 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (15.15%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 5 (15.15%) Server Building
4 4 (12.12%) Change Management
5 3 (9.09%) Break/Fix
5 3 (9.09%) DevOps
5 3 (9.09%) High Availability
5 3 (9.09%) Incident Management
5 3 (9.09%) Network Management
5 3 (9.09%) OOA/OOD
5 3 (9.09%) SOA
5 3 (9.09%) Statistics
5 3 (9.09%) UML
6 2 (6.06%) EAI
6 2 (6.06%) Fault Analysis
6 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (6.06%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) Java
2 5 (15.15%) PowerShell
3 3 (9.09%) SQL
4 2 (6.06%) PL/SQL
4 2 (6.06%) Shell Script
4 2 (6.06%) XPath
4 2 (6.06%) XQuery
5 1 (3.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (9.09%) MCSE
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (9.09%) RHCE
3 2 (6.06%) CCNA
3 2 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (3.03%) DBS Check
4 1 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (30.30%) Active Directory
2 5 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.09%) Firmware
3 3 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.03%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (3.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (18.18%) SCCM
2 4 (12.12%) Backup Exec
3 3 (9.09%) vCenter Server
4 2 (6.06%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (6.06%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (6.06%) Nessus
4 2 (6.06%) PingFederate
4 2 (6.06%) WSUS
5 1 (3.03%) AirWatch
5 1 (3.03%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 17 (51.52%) Cisco
2 10 (30.30%) Compaq
2 10 (30.30%) Sun
3 9 (27.27%) VMware
4 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
5 6 (18.18%) HP
6 4 (12.12%) EMC
6 4 (12.12%) Red Hat
7 3 (9.09%) Avaya
7 3 (9.09%) NetApp
8 2 (6.06%) Adobe
8 2 (6.06%) Apple
8 2 (6.06%) Bloomberg
8 2 (6.06%) Mitel
8 2 (6.06%) NEC
8 2 (6.06%) Oracle
8 2 (6.06%) Reuters
8 2 (6.06%) Sophos
8 2 (6.06%) Tripwire
8 2 (6.06%) Veeam