The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 28 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
England / South East
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 216 218 199
Rank change year-on-year +2 -19  
Contract jobs citing Dell 41 63 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.50% 0.65% 0.69%
As % of the Vendors category 1.01% 1.32% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 40 33
Median daily rate £375 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £180 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £464 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £340 £350
% change year-on-year -4.41% -2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 7
Median hourly rate £18.50 £21.75 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.94% -27.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £20.75 £18.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £22.75 £40.15
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 the South East.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 4059 4786 4609
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 49.03% 49.08% 46.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2211 2892 2453
Median daily rate £415 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 203 205 260
Median hourly rate £15.50 £20.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.45% +6.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +8.33%  

Dell
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

Dell
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Dell in the South East

Dell
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Dell in the South East over the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Dell in the South East

Dell
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Dell in the South East

Dell
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Dell in the South East over the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Dell in the South East

Dell
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Dell within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 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
Hampshire +12 12 £500 +47.05% 4
Berkshire +12 7 £395 +12.85% 5
Buckinghamshire -6 7 £300 - 2
Surrey -13 5 £200 -52.94%
Oxfordshire -13 4 - -
West Sussex +13 3 - - 2
East Sussex - 2 £375 - 1
Dell
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 South East region with a requirement for Dell.

1 39 (44.32%) Windows
2 31 (35.23%) Microsoft
2 31 (35.23%) VMware
3 30 (34.09%) Cisco
4 27 (30.68%) HP
5 25 (28.41%) Active Directory
6 23 (26.14%) Boomi
7 22 (25.00%) Citrix
8 20 (22.73%) Finance
8 20 (22.73%) Windows 7
9 17 (19.32%) Firewall
9 17 (19.32%) Linux
10 16 (18.18%) DNS
11 15 (17.05%) Office 365
12 14 (15.91%) Microsoft Azure
12 14 (15.91%) Microsoft Office
12 14 (15.91%) SQL Server
12 14 (15.91%) CheckPoint
13 13 (14.77%) Wireless
13 13 (14.77%) VMware Infrastructure
14 12 (13.64%) Extreme Networks
15 11 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
15 11 (12.50%) NetScaler
15 11 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
15 11 (12.50%) ETL
16 10 (11.36%) VPN
16 10 (11.36%) Network Security
16 10 (11.36%) SQL Server 2008
16 10 (11.36%) Load Balancing
16 10 (11.36%) Windows Server

Dell
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (5.68%) IBM Notes
1 5 (5.68%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.27%) IIS
3 2 (2.27%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.14%) Apache
4 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.14%) GlassFish
4 1 (1.14%) IBM Domino
4 1 (1.14%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.14%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (15.91%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.27%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.27%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (2.27%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.14%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.14%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 23 (26.14%) Boomi
2 15 (17.05%) Office 365
3 14 (15.91%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (6.82%) IaaS
5 6 (6.82%) PaaS
5 6 (6.82%) SuccessFactors
6 4 (4.55%) SaaS
7 2 (2.27%) iPaaS
8 1 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (1.14%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 17 (19.32%) Firewall
2 16 (18.18%) DNS
3 13 (14.77%) Wireless
4 11 (12.50%) NetScaler
5 10 (11.36%) Network Security
5 10 (11.36%) VPN
6 9 (10.23%) SSL
7 8 (9.09%) FTP
7 8 (9.09%) WAN
8 5 (5.68%) LAN
8 5 (5.68%) SAN
9 4 (4.55%) DHCP
9 4 (4.55%) NAS
10 3 (3.41%) Ethernet
10 3 (3.41%) HTTP
10 3 (3.41%) LDAP
10 3 (3.41%) TCP/IP
11 2 (2.27%) 3G
11 2 (2.27%) Internet
11 2 (2.27%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.91%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (10.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (6.82%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (2.27%) DataStage
6 2 (2.27%) MySQL
6 2 (2.27%) SAP HANA
7 1 (1.14%) MS Access
7 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.14%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.14%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (2.27%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.14%) Ant
2 1 (1.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.14%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (22.73%) Finance
2 7 (7.95%) Legal
3 4 (4.55%) Front Office
4 1 (1.14%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.14%) Banking
4 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (15.91%) Desktop Support
1 14 (15.91%) Support Engineer
2 13 (14.77%) Analyst
3 12 (13.64%) Developer
3 12 (13.64%) Network Engineer
4 11 (12.50%) Architect
4 11 (12.50%) Support Analyst
5 9 (10.23%) ETL Developer
6 7 (7.95%) 2nd Line Support
6 7 (7.95%) Desktop Analyst
6 7 (7.95%) Desktop Engineer
6 7 (7.95%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 7 (7.95%) IT Support
7 6 (6.82%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 6 (6.82%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 6 (6.82%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (6.82%) Citrix Engineer
7 6 (6.82%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 6 (6.82%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (5.68%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.09%) Regular Expression
1 8 (9.09%) RESTful
1 8 (9.09%) Web Services
2 3 (3.41%) Middleware
2 3 (3.41%) REST
2 3 (3.41%) SOAP
3 2 (2.27%) Visualforce
4 1 (1.14%) .NET
4 1 (1.14%) Ajax
4 1 (1.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (1.14%) HTML
4 1 (1.14%) jQuery
4 1 (1.14%) JSF
4 1 (1.14%) LAMP
4 1 (1.14%) LINQ
4 1 (1.14%) LINQ to SQL
4 1 (1.14%) SAML
4 1 (1.14%) WCF
4 1 (1.14%) XML
4 1 (1.14%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.82%) Smartphone
2 5 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.68%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.55%) Driving Licence
3 4 (4.55%) EMC VNX
3 4 (4.55%) RSA SecurID
4 3 (3.41%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.27%) Clustering
5 2 (2.27%) CMDB
5 2 (2.27%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.14%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (1.14%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.14%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.14%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 39 (44.32%) Windows
2 20 (22.73%) Windows 7
3 17 (19.32%) Linux
4 11 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (11.36%) Windows Server
6 5 (5.68%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (4.55%) Android
7 4 (4.55%) Windows 10
8 3 (3.41%) CentOS
8 3 (3.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (2.27%) Solaris
9 2 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.14%) AIX
10 1 (1.14%) Debian
10 1 (1.14%) SUSE
10 1 (1.14%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.14%) Unix
10 1 (1.14%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (12.50%) ETL
2 10 (11.36%) Load Balancing
3 8 (9.09%) Email Filtering
3 8 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
3 8 (9.09%) Web Filtering
4 7 (7.95%) ITIL
4 7 (7.95%) Migration
5 6 (6.82%) Analytics
5 6 (6.82%) Customer Requirements
5 6 (6.82%) ITIL V3
6 5 (5.68%) Configuration Management
6 5 (5.68%) IT Strategy
6 5 (5.68%) OOP
7 4 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (4.55%) Coaching
7 4 (4.55%) Customer Engagement
7 4 (4.55%) DNA
7 4 (4.55%) Kimball Methodology
7 4 (4.55%) OO
7 4 (4.55%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.23%) T-SQL
2 8 (9.09%) SQL
3 5 (5.68%) Java
4 2 (2.27%) Apex Code
4 2 (2.27%) Perl
4 2 (2.27%) PHP
4 2 (2.27%) Python
5 1 (1.14%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.14%) C#
5 1 (1.14%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.14%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.14%) Ruby
5 1 (1.14%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (7.95%) CCNA
1 7 (7.95%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (5.68%) SC Cleared
2 5 (5.68%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.55%) Degree
4 3 (3.41%) MCSE
4 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.27%) BICSI Certification
5 2 (2.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (2.27%) JNCIA
5 2 (2.27%) JNCIS
5 2 (2.27%) LPIC
5 2 (2.27%) RHCE
6 1 (1.14%) CCNP
6 1 (1.14%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.82%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (28.41%) Active Directory
2 13 (14.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.82%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.55%) VMware Workstation
5 3 (3.41%) Firmware
5 3 (3.41%) XenApp
6 2 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.27%) vSphere
6 2 (2.27%) XenServer
7 1 (1.14%) Docker
7 1 (1.14%) NFS
7 1 (1.14%) Shibboleth
7 1 (1.14%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (7.95%) WSUS
2 2 (2.27%) Ansible
2 2 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.27%) NetBackup
2 2 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.27%) Puppet
3 1 (1.14%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.14%) CFEngine
3 1 (1.14%) Control-M
3 1 (1.14%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (1.14%) OpenView
3 1 (1.14%) SCCM
3 1 (1.14%) SCOM
3 1 (1.14%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.14%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (1.14%) Unicenter
3 1 (1.14%) vRealize
Vendors
1 31 (35.23%) Microsoft
1 31 (35.23%) VMware
2 30 (34.09%) Cisco
3 27 (30.68%) HP
4 22 (25.00%) Citrix
5 14 (15.91%) CheckPoint
6 12 (13.64%) Extreme Networks
7 7 (7.95%) EMC
7 7 (7.95%) Juniper
7 7 (7.95%) Sophos
8 6 (6.82%) Apple
8 6 (6.82%) Lotus
8 6 (6.82%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (6.82%) SAP
9 5 (5.68%) Red Hat
10 4 (4.55%) Oracle
10 4 (4.55%) Toshiba
11 3 (3.41%) F5
11 3 (3.41%) IBM
11 3 (3.41%) NetApp