The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 March 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 West
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 117 115 139
Rank change year-on-year -2 +24  
Contract jobs citing Dell 20 19 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.78% 0.65% 0.32%
As % of the Vendors category 1.91% 1.63% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 7
Median daily rate £269 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.56% -5.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £138 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £370 £409
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £340 £356
% change year-on-year -4.41% -4.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £47.50 £16.72
% change year-on-year -61.05% +184.09%  

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 West.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1047 1165 1237
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 40.72% 40.01% 39.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 672 757 732
Median daily rate £375 £363 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% -2.02%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 73 74
Median hourly rate £39.00 £20.00 £20.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +95.00% -0.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £46.24 £44.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

Dell
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Dell
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Dell in the South West

Dell
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Dell in the South West

Dell
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Dell in the South West

Dell
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 28 March 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
Bristol +11 16 £263 -17.96%
Wiltshire -1 2 - -
Dorset - 1 - -
Dell
England

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 West region with a requirement for Dell.

1 27 (81.82%) Windows
2 24 (72.73%) Active Directory
3 17 (51.52%) Microsoft
3 17 (51.52%) VMware
4 14 (42.42%) Cisco
4 14 (42.42%) Windows Server
5 13 (39.39%) HP
5 13 (39.39%) VMware Infrastructure
6 12 (36.36%) DNS
6 12 (36.36%) MS Office
6 12 (36.36%) Office 365
7 11 (33.33%) SAN
7 11 (33.33%) Incident Management
7 11 (33.33%) VMware ESX
8 10 (30.30%) SCCM
8 10 (30.30%) Windows 7
9 9 (27.27%) VPN
10 8 (24.24%) ITIL
10 8 (24.24%) WAN
10 8 (24.24%) Skype for Business
10 8 (24.24%) EMC VNX
11 7 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (21.21%) XenApp
11 7 (21.21%) XenDesktop
11 7 (21.21%) Virtual Desktop
11 7 (21.21%) Linux
11 7 (21.21%) Citrix
11 7 (21.21%) Thin Client
11 7 (21.21%) Microsoft App-V
11 7 (21.21%) AppSense

Dell
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 8 (24.24%) Skype for Business
2 6 (18.18%) Apache
2 6 (18.18%) Tomcat
3 2 (6.06%) GlassFish
4 1 (3.03%) IIS
4 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (36.36%) MS Office
2 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
3 2 (6.06%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 12 (36.36%) Office 365
2 4 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.03%) Boomi
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (36.36%) DNS
2 11 (33.33%) SAN
3 9 (27.27%) VPN
4 8 (24.24%) WAN
5 5 (15.15%) DHCP
5 5 (15.15%) Firewall
5 5 (15.15%) LAN
6 4 (12.12%) SMTP
6 4 (12.12%) SSL
7 3 (9.09%) Wireless
8 2 (6.06%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (6.06%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (6.06%) Internet
8 2 (6.06%) LDAP
9 1 (3.03%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (3.03%) IPv6
9 1 (3.03%) NAS
9 1 (3.03%) Skype
9 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
9 1 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) MySQL
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.06%) RDBMS
2 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.03%) MS Access
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (21.21%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (18.18%) Analyst
1 6 (18.18%) Citrix Analyst
2 5 (15.15%) IT Engineer
2 5 (15.15%) IT Support
2 5 (15.15%) IT Support Engineer
2 5 (15.15%) Support Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Active Directory Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
4 3 (9.09%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 3 (9.09%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Help Desk Support
4 3 (9.09%) Help Desk Support Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Service Desk Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Service Desk Support
4 3 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) LAMP
1 2 (6.06%) SAML
2 1 (3.03%) .NET
2 1 (3.03%) Ajax
2 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (3.03%) CSS
2 1 (3.03%) HTML
2 1 (3.03%) jQuery
2 1 (3.03%) LINQ
2 1 (3.03%) LINQ to SQL
2 1 (3.03%) WCF
2 1 (3.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) EMC VNX
2 7 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (21.21%) Fat Client
2 7 (21.21%) Thin Client
2 7 (21.21%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (12.12%) Clustering
4 3 (9.09%) Data Centre
4 3 (9.09%) RSA SecurID
4 3 (9.09%) Smartphone
5 2 (6.06%) Digital Signage
5 2 (6.06%) Driving Licence
5 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (6.06%) Public Cloud
6 1 (3.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (3.03%) NHS
6 1 (3.03%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 27 (81.82%) Windows
2 14 (42.42%) Windows Server
3 10 (30.30%) Windows 7
4 7 (21.21%) Linux
5 6 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (9.09%) Android
7 3 (9.09%) Unix
7 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (6.06%) CentOS
9 1 (3.03%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 8 (24.24%) ITIL
3 5 (15.15%) DevOps
4 4 (12.12%) ITIL V3
4 4 (12.12%) Load Balancing
4 4 (12.12%) Patch Management
4 4 (12.12%) Server Patching
5 3 (9.09%) Change Management
5 3 (9.09%) Identity Management
5 3 (9.09%) ITSM
5 3 (9.09%) Migration
5 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 3 (9.09%) Service Delivery
6 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.06%) Configuration Management
6 2 (6.06%) Open Source
6 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.03%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (3.03%) Email Migration
7 1 (3.03%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) AWK
2 3 (9.09%) Perl
2 3 (9.09%) PowerShell
2 3 (9.09%) VBScript
3 2 (6.06%) Java
3 2 (6.06%) PHP
4 1 (3.03%) C#
4 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.03%) Python
4 1 (3.03%) SQL
4 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
4 1 (3.03%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) Degree
4 1 (3.03%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 13 (39.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (33.33%) VMware ESX
4 7 (21.21%) Microsoft App-V
4 7 (21.21%) Virtual Desktop
4 7 (21.21%) XenApp
4 7 (21.21%) XenDesktop
5 6 (18.18%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (12.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 4 (12.12%) vSphere
7 2 (6.06%) BitLocker
7 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V
7 2 (6.06%) ISA Server
7 2 (6.06%) Shibboleth
7 2 (6.06%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 10 (30.30%) SCCM
2 5 (15.15%) NetBackup
3 4 (12.12%) Puppet
3 4 (12.12%) vRealize
3 4 (12.12%) WSUS
3 4 (12.12%) Zenoss
4 2 (6.06%) SCOM
4 2 (6.06%) SCOrch
4 2 (6.06%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (3.03%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 17 (51.52%) Microsoft
1 17 (51.52%) VMware
2 14 (42.42%) Cisco
3 13 (39.39%) HP
4 7 (21.21%) AppSense
4 7 (21.21%) Citrix
4 7 (21.21%) Wyse
5 6 (18.18%) Red Hat
5 6 (18.18%) Symantec
6 5 (15.15%) EMC
6 5 (15.15%) Veritas
7 4 (12.12%) Brocade
7 4 (12.12%) Dell Compellent
7 4 (12.12%) NetApp
7 4 (12.12%) Nimble Storage
7 4 (12.12%) Xerox
8 3 (9.09%) Apple
8 3 (9.09%) CheckPoint
8 3 (9.09%) IBM
8 3 (9.09%) Toshiba