Period
to 18 November 2017

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 November 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
England > Midlands
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 196 205 184
Rank change year-on-year +9 -21 -15
Contract jobs citing Dell 47 63 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.58% 0.64% 0.54%
As % of the Vendors category 1.30% 1.36% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 47 21
Midlands median daily rate £260 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.71% -2.64% +19.83%
10th Percentile £148 £212 £195
90th Percentile £375 £575 £475
England median daily rate £325 £365 £375
% change year-on-year -10.96% -2.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 8
Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £28.00 £14.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.43% +90.48% -16.00%
10th Percentile £14.02 £13.55 £11.76
90th Percentile £32.00 £42.85 £19.65
England median hourly rate £16.81 £18.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -9.16% +23.33% -18.92%

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 3608 4618 3711
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 44.38% 47.03% 43.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2185 2605 1910
Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.31% +7.50%
10th Percentile £213 £250 £220
90th Percentile £562 £556 £538
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 172 249
Midlands median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.57% -6.67% -4.88%
10th Percentile £10.01 £10.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £44.88 £33.70 £32.65
England median hourly rate £17.25 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +4.55% -5.71% +6.06%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 +27 26 £260 -18.75% 4
East Midlands +1 21 £280 -44.00% 4
Dell
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Dell.

1 37 (78.72%) Windows
2 17 (36.17%) Microsoft
2 17 (36.17%) Active Directory
3 15 (31.91%) HP
4 14 (29.79%) Windows Server
5 13 (27.66%) Windows 7
5 13 (27.66%) Data Centre
5 13 (27.66%) Microsoft Office
5 13 (27.66%) Wireless
5 13 (27.66%) VMware
6 12 (25.53%) SCCM
6 12 (25.53%) Linux
7 11 (23.40%) Windows XP
7 11 (23.40%) TCP/IP
7 11 (23.40%) Incident Management
8 10 (21.28%) ITIL
9 9 (19.15%) SAN
9 9 (19.15%) Cisco
9 9 (19.15%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (17.02%) High Availability
10 8 (17.02%) Hyper-V
10 8 (17.02%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (17.02%) MCSE
10 8 (17.02%) SQL Server
10 8 (17.02%) Java
10 8 (17.02%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (14.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 7 (14.89%) Wi-Fi
11 7 (14.89%) SQL
11 7 (14.89%) IBM Notes

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 7 (14.89%) IBM Notes
2 6 (12.77%) MS Exchange
3 4 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (8.51%) IIS
4 3 (6.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (2.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.13%) SAS
5 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.13%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (27.66%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.64%) Office 365
2 4 (8.51%) Boomi
3 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.13%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.13%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (2.13%) Data Lake Analytics
4 1 (2.13%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 13 (27.66%) Wireless
2 11 (23.40%) TCP/IP
3 9 (19.15%) SAN
4 7 (14.89%) 3G
4 7 (14.89%) DNS
4 7 (14.89%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (12.77%) DHCP
5 6 (12.77%) LAN
5 6 (12.77%) VPN
6 5 (10.64%) Internet
7 4 (8.51%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (4.26%) Firewall
9 1 (2.13%) 4G
9 1 (2.13%) ADSL
9 1 (2.13%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (2.13%) LDAP
9 1 (2.13%) NetScaler
9 1 (2.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.02%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.51%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database
3 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (2.13%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (2.13%) Data Lake
5 1 (2.13%) HDInsight
5 1 (2.13%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.13%) MySQL
5 1 (2.13%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (27.66%) Desktop Support
2 11 (23.40%) Analyst
2 11 (23.40%) Support Engineer
3 7 (14.89%) 2nd Line Support
3 7 (14.89%) Desktop Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) Data Centre Analyst
4 6 (12.77%) Data Centre Operations Analyst
4 6 (12.77%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) Operations Analyst
5 5 (10.64%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 5 (10.64%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (10.64%) Consultant
5 5 (10.64%) Data Analyst
5 5 (10.64%) Technical Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) IT Support
6 4 (8.51%) Junior
6 4 (8.51%) Junior IT Support
6 4 (8.51%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) JSON
1 3 (6.38%) REST
1 3 (6.38%) XML
1 3 (6.38%) XSD
1 3 (6.38%) XSL
2 2 (4.26%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (27.66%) Data Centre
2 5 (10.64%) Driving Licence
3 4 (8.51%) EPoS
4 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.13%) CESG
5 1 (2.13%) Clustering
5 1 (2.13%) CMDB
5 1 (2.13%) NHS
5 1 (2.13%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.13%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 37 (78.72%) Windows
2 14 (29.79%) Windows Server
3 13 (27.66%) Windows 7
4 12 (25.53%) Linux
5 11 (23.40%) Windows XP
6 9 (19.15%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (14.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (12.77%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (8.51%) Unix
10 3 (6.38%) Windows 10
11 2 (4.26%) Apple iOS
12 1 (2.13%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (2.13%) Mac OS X
12 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.40%) Incident Management
2 10 (21.28%) ITIL
3 8 (17.02%) High Availability
4 7 (14.89%) Break/Fix
5 6 (12.77%) Data Centre Operations
5 6 (12.77%) Network Management
5 6 (12.77%) Statistics
6 4 (8.51%) Change Control
6 4 (8.51%) Mobile Device Management
6 4 (8.51%) Service Delivery
7 3 (6.38%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (6.38%) Change Management
7 3 (6.38%) DevOps
7 3 (6.38%) EAI
7 3 (6.38%) ITSM
7 3 (6.38%) OOA/OOD
7 3 (6.38%) SOA
7 3 (6.38%) UML
8 2 (4.26%) Migration
8 2 (4.26%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.02%) Java
2 7 (14.89%) SQL
3 4 (8.51%) PowerShell
3 4 (8.51%) VBScript
4 3 (6.38%) PL/SQL
4 3 (6.38%) Shell Script
4 3 (6.38%) XPath
4 3 (6.38%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 8 (17.02%) MCSE
1 8 (17.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (14.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (12.77%) RHCE
4 3 (6.38%) MCSA
5 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.26%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.13%) CCA
6 1 (2.13%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (2.13%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (2.13%) Dell Certification
6 1 (2.13%) MCITP
6 1 (2.13%) VCP5
6 1 (2.13%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.89%) SLA
2 2 (4.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.13%) COBIT
3 1 (2.13%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.13%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 17 (36.17%) Active Directory
2 8 (17.02%) Hyper-V
2 8 (17.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.26%) XenApp
4 1 (2.13%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.13%) vSphere
4 1 (2.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (25.53%) SCCM
2 3 (6.38%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (2.13%) SCOM
3 1 (2.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (2.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (36.17%) Microsoft
2 15 (31.91%) HP
3 13 (27.66%) VMware
4 9 (19.15%) Cisco
5 7 (14.89%) Lotus
5 7 (14.89%) NetApp
6 5 (10.64%) Citrix
7 3 (6.38%) Oracle
7 3 (6.38%) Red Hat
7 3 (6.38%) Xerox
8 2 (4.26%) CyberArk
8 2 (4.26%) EMC
9 1 (2.13%) Google
9 1 (2.13%) IBM
9 1 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (2.13%) SAP
9 1 (2.13%) Symantec