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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 123 128 138
Rank change year-on-year +5 +10  
Contract jobs citing Dell 12 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.44% 0.41% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 1.06% 0.93% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 3
Median daily rate £275 £338 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.51% +46.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £258 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £425 £266
UK excluding London median daily rate £295 £350 £315
% change year-on-year -15.71% +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £21.75 £18.50
% change year-on-year -33.33% +17.56%  

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 1129 1295 1166
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 41.58% 43.87% 37.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 669 798 701
Median daily rate £375 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% +5.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 55 103
Median hourly rate £42.50 £22.00 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +93.18% +8.99%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £12.00 £12.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.07
% change year-on-year -14.63% +13.44%  

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 -3 5 £275 -12.00% 2
Somerset - 3 £150 -
Wiltshire +7 2 £325 -
Gloucestershire +5 1 - - 1
Dell
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 29 (80.56%) Windows
2 25 (69.44%) Active Directory
3 20 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 18 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
5 14 (38.89%) HP
5 14 (38.89%) Office 365
6 13 (36.11%) VMware
6 13 (36.11%) Incident Management
7 12 (33.33%) Cisco
7 12 (33.33%) VPN
8 11 (30.56%) DNS
8 11 (30.56%) SCCM
8 11 (30.56%) Windows 7
8 11 (30.56%) Windows Server
9 10 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
9 10 (27.78%) Firewall
10 9 (25.00%) WAN
11 8 (22.22%) DHCP
11 8 (22.22%) SAN
11 8 (22.22%) Finance
11 8 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
11 8 (22.22%) Skype for Business
11 8 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (22.22%) Virtual Machines
11 8 (22.22%) Break/Fix
12 7 (19.44%) Virtual Desktop
12 7 (19.44%) XenApp
12 7 (19.44%) XenDesktop
12 7 (19.44%) Wyse
12 7 (19.44%) Microsoft App-V

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 (22.22%) Skype for Business
2 2 (5.56%) Apache
2 2 (5.56%) GlassFish
2 2 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 18 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 14 (38.89%) Office 365
2 2 (5.56%) Boomi
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.78%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (33.33%) VPN
2 11 (30.56%) DNS
3 10 (27.78%) Firewall
4 9 (25.00%) WAN
5 8 (22.22%) DHCP
5 8 (22.22%) SAN
6 7 (19.44%) LAN
7 5 (13.89%) Wireless
8 4 (11.11%) Internet
9 3 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (5.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 2 (5.56%) LDAP
11 1 (2.78%) BGP
11 1 (2.78%) IPsec
11 1 (2.78%) IPv6
11 1 (2.78%) Network Security
11 1 (2.78%) OSPF
11 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
11 1 (2.78%) VoIP
11 1 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) DataStage
2 2 (5.56%) MySQL
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.56%) RDBMS
2 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Ant
1 1 (2.78%) Eclipse
1 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (16.67%) Analyst
1 6 (16.67%) Citrix Analyst
1 6 (16.67%) Desktop Support
1 6 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 4 (11.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 4 (11.11%) Active Directory Analyst
2 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 4 (11.11%) IT Support
3 3 (8.33%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
3 3 (8.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 3 (8.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (8.33%) Desktop Analyst
3 3 (8.33%) Help Desk Support Engineer
3 3 (8.33%) IT Engineer
3 3 (8.33%) Service Desk Engineer
3 3 (8.33%) Service Desk Support
3 3 (8.33%) Windows Infrastructure Specialist
3 3 (8.33%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) LAMP
1 2 (5.56%) SAML
1 2 (5.56%) Visualforce
2 1 (2.78%) REST
2 1 (2.78%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (19.44%) Fat Client
2 7 (19.44%) Thin Client
2 7 (19.44%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (11.11%) EMC VNX
3 4 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (11.11%) Public Cloud
4 3 (8.33%) Data Centre
4 3 (8.33%) RSA SecurID
4 3 (8.33%) Smartphone
5 2 (5.56%) Digital Signage
6 1 (2.78%) CESG
6 1 (2.78%) EMC VMAX
6 1 (2.78%) iPhone
6 1 (2.78%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 29 (80.56%) Windows
2 11 (30.56%) Windows 7
2 11 (30.56%) Windows Server
3 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (11.11%) Android
4 4 (11.11%) Linux
5 3 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (8.33%) Unix
5 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (5.56%) CentOS
6 2 (5.56%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.78%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (36.11%) Incident Management
2 8 (22.22%) Break/Fix
3 6 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 5 (13.89%) ITIL
5 4 (11.11%) ITIL V3
5 4 (11.11%) Migration
5 4 (11.11%) Patch Management
5 4 (11.11%) Server Patching
5 4 (11.11%) Task Automation
6 3 (8.33%) Change Management
6 3 (8.33%) Identity Management
6 3 (8.33%) ITSM
6 3 (8.33%) PRINCE2
6 3 (8.33%) Service Delivery
7 2 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.56%) Data Migration
7 2 (5.56%) ETL
7 2 (5.56%) Open Source
7 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.78%) Email Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.33%) Perl
1 3 (8.33%) PowerShell
1 3 (8.33%) VBScript
2 2 (5.56%) Apex Code
2 2 (5.56%) Java
2 2 (5.56%) PHP
3 1 (2.78%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.33%) A+ Certification
2 3 (8.33%) DCSE
2 3 (8.33%) MCP
2 3 (8.33%) MCSE
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.56%) Degree
3 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.78%) CCDP
4 1 (2.78%) CCNA
4 1 (2.78%) CCNP
4 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.78%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.78%) JNCIA
4 1 (2.78%) JNCIP
4 1 (2.78%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (69.44%) Active Directory
2 10 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (22.22%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (19.44%) Microsoft App-V
4 7 (19.44%) Virtual Desktop
4 7 (19.44%) XenApp
4 7 (19.44%) XenDesktop
5 4 (11.11%) ISA Server
6 2 (5.56%) BitLocker
6 2 (5.56%) Hyper-V
6 2 (5.56%) Shibboleth
6 2 (5.56%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 11 (30.56%) SCCM
2 5 (13.89%) SCOM
3 4 (11.11%) SCOrch
3 4 (11.11%) WSUS
4 2 (5.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (2.78%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.78%) vCenter Server
5 1 (2.78%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 20 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 14 (38.89%) HP
3 13 (36.11%) VMware
4 12 (33.33%) Cisco
5 7 (19.44%) AppSense
5 7 (19.44%) Wyse
6 6 (16.67%) Citrix
6 6 (16.67%) IBM
7 4 (11.11%) Apple
7 4 (11.11%) CheckPoint
7 4 (11.11%) Dell Compellent
7 4 (11.11%) Juniper
7 4 (11.11%) NetApp
7 4 (11.11%) Nimble Storage
7 4 (11.11%) Xerox
8 3 (8.33%) Oracle
8 3 (8.33%) Toshiba
9 2 (5.56%) Informatica
9 2 (5.56%) Polycom
9 2 (5.56%) Red Hat