Period
to 24 February 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 24 February 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
UK
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 476 439 484
Rank change year-on-year -37 +45 -43
Contract jobs citing Dell 446 487 465
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.44% 0.51% 0.43%
As % of the Vendors category 1.06% 1.13% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 293 267
UK median daily rate £325 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +6.06% -5.71%
10th Percentile £150 £163 £165
90th Percentile £550 £529 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £338 £300
% change year-on-year -8.15% +12.50% -6.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 35 33
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £21.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.41% -15.81% +18.78%
10th Percentile £13.13 £14.00 £8.66
90th Percentile £45.87 £46.00 £59.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £18.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -14.27% +19.35% -11.43%

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.

All Vendors
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 42,045 43,145 46,316
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.77% 44.99% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,490 26,523 27,519
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £231 £240 £230
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,408 1,622 1,832
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -5.56% +7.78%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.35 £10.09
90th Percentile £47.25 £46.75 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -3.03% -5.71% +6.06%

Dell
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Dell as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Dell in the UK

Dell
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Dell in the UK

Dell
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Dell over the 6 months to 24 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Dell in the UK

Dell
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Dell in the UK

Dell
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Dell over the 6 months to 24 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Dell in the UK

Dell
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Dell within the UK over the 6 months to 24 February 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
England -37 419 £325 -7.14% 169
UK excluding London -36 245 £310 -8.15% 112
London -1 194 £325 -13.33% 69
South East -33 78 £375 +11.11% 31
North of England +14 50 £375 -8.54% 27
Midlands -4 48 £260 -22.96% 16
South West +16 28 £325 +8.24% 10
Yorkshire +6 27 £450 +2.86% 12
West Midlands +3 26 £293 -29.09% 6
East Midlands -11 22 £238 -17.39% 10
East of England -23 20 £300 +17.65% 16
North West +11 16 £265 +0.95% 13
Wales +14 14 £345 +165.38% 4
Scotland -31 11 £425 +11.84% 6
North East +49 7 £140 -65.85% 2

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 with a requirement for Dell.

1 225 (50.45%) Windows
2 190 (42.60%) HP
3 173 (38.79%) VMware
4 156 (34.98%) Active Directory
5 143 (32.06%) Microsoft
6 120 (26.91%) Citrix
7 106 (23.77%) Cisco
8 104 (23.32%) VMware Infrastructure
9 100 (22.42%) Windows Server
10 84 (18.83%) Linux
10 84 (18.83%) ITIL
11 82 (18.39%) SCCM
12 78 (17.49%) Microsoft Office
13 77 (17.26%) DNS
14 76 (17.04%) MS Exchange
14 76 (17.04%) Office 365
15 73 (16.37%) Windows 7
16 71 (15.92%) Finance
17 67 (15.02%) Data Centre
18 63 (14.13%) DHCP
19 60 (13.45%) NetApp
20 59 (13.23%) SAN
20 59 (13.23%) Firewall
21 58 (13.00%) IBM
21 58 (13.00%) Boomi
22 56 (12.56%) Hyper-V
23 55 (12.33%) Migration
24 54 (12.11%) Windows Server 2012
25 53 (11.88%) EMC
26 52 (11.66%) SQL

Dell
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 76 (17.04%) MS Exchange
2 31 (6.95%) SharePoint
3 30 (6.73%) Skype for Business
4 15 (3.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 13 (2.91%) IIS
6 12 (2.69%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (1.35%) IBM Notes
8 6 (1.35%) JBoss
8 6 (1.35%) WebSphere
9 5 (1.12%) Apache
10 4 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (0.90%) IBM Domino
10 4 (0.90%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.67%) Anypoint
11 3 (0.67%) Apache ServiceMix
11 3 (0.67%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.67%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
11 3 (0.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 78 (17.49%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (2.91%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (2.47%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.12%) AutoCAD
5 4 (0.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.67%) Acrobat
6 3 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.45%) Revit
Business Applications
1 16 (3.59%) RMDS
2 9 (2.02%) Markit EDM
3 6 (1.35%) SAP HCM
4 3 (0.67%) BusinessWorks
4 3 (0.67%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.22%) Eikon
5 1 (0.22%) OPENHousing
5 1 (0.22%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.22%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.22%) SAP FI-AA
5 1 (0.22%) SAP FI-GL
5 1 (0.22%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 76 (17.04%) Office 365
2 58 (13.00%) Boomi
3 36 (8.07%) Microsoft Azure
4 27 (6.05%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (2.69%) IaaS
6 8 (1.79%) iPaaS
7 6 (1.35%) Amazon Glacier
7 6 (1.35%) Amazon S3
7 6 (1.35%) GitHub
7 6 (1.35%) SuccessFactors
8 5 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (1.12%) OneDrive
8 5 (1.12%) PaaS
9 4 (0.90%) G Suite
9 4 (0.90%) SaaS
10 2 (0.45%) AtomSphere
10 2 (0.45%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.45%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.22%) IBM Cloud
11 1 (0.22%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 77 (17.26%) DNS
2 63 (14.13%) DHCP
3 59 (13.23%) Firewall
3 59 (13.23%) SAN
4 41 (9.19%) SSL
5 38 (8.52%) LAN
6 37 (8.30%) Wireless
7 33 (7.40%) TCP/IP
7 33 (7.40%) VPN
8 27 (6.05%) WAN
9 26 (5.83%) Internet
10 25 (5.61%) NetScaler
11 21 (4.71%) NAS
11 21 (4.71%) Network Security
12 19 (4.26%) Skype
13 18 (4.04%) iSCSI
14 17 (3.81%) VLAN
15 11 (2.47%) Fibre Channel
15 11 (2.47%) Wi-Fi
16 10 (2.24%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (8.07%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.14%) Oracle Database
2 14 (3.14%) Oracle Database 11g
3 10 (2.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (2.02%) BusinessObjects
4 9 (2.02%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (1.57%) DataStage
6 4 (0.90%) SAP HANA
6 4 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.67%) MySQL
8 2 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.45%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (0.45%) SQLPlus
9 1 (0.22%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.22%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 14 (3.14%) Eclipse
2 8 (1.79%) Git (software)
3 6 (1.35%) Ant
4 5 (1.12%) Jenkins
4 5 (1.12%) MSI
5 2 (0.45%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.22%) Maven
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.22%) Toad
General
1 71 (15.92%) Finance
2 30 (6.73%) Banking
3 12 (2.69%) Telecoms
4 8 (1.79%) Financial Institution
5 6 (1.35%) Legal
6 5 (1.12%) Front Office
6 5 (1.12%) Marketing
7 4 (0.90%) Back Office
7 4 (0.90%) Multimedia
8 3 (0.67%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.67%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.67%) Publishing
9 2 (0.45%) Electronics
9 2 (0.45%) Law
9 2 (0.45%) Retail
10 1 (0.22%) Advertising
10 1 (0.22%) French Language
10 1 (0.22%) Games
10 1 (0.22%) Local Government
10 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 77 (17.26%) Analyst
2 45 (10.09%) Desktop Support
3 42 (9.42%) Architect
4 40 (8.97%) Network Engineer
5 38 (8.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 38 (8.52%) Support Engineer
6 28 (6.28%) Consultant
6 28 (6.28%) Developer
7 26 (5.83%) Desktop Engineer
8 24 (5.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 22 (4.93%) Support Analyst
10 20 (4.48%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 20 (4.48%) Service Analyst
11 18 (4.04%) 2nd Line Support
11 18 (4.04%) Windows Engineer
12 15 (3.36%) Senior Analyst
13 14 (3.14%) Technical Engineer
14 13 (2.91%) 3rd Line Support
14 13 (2.91%) IT Support
14 13 (2.91%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (5.61%) XML
2 24 (5.38%) SOAP
3 22 (4.93%) REST
4 17 (3.81%) JSON
5 16 (3.59%) XSL
6 14 (3.14%) XSD
7 12 (2.69%) Regular Expression
7 12 (2.69%) Web Services
8 11 (2.47%) LDAP
9 10 (2.24%) RESTful
10 9 (2.02%) .NET
11 8 (1.79%) Middleware
12 7 (1.57%) Visualforce
13 5 (1.12%) 802.1X
13 5 (1.12%) HTML
14 4 (0.90%) SAML
14 4 (0.90%) XSLT
15 3 (0.67%) Apache Camel
15 3 (0.67%) RabbitMQ
15 3 (0.67%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 67 (15.02%) Data Centre
2 37 (8.30%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (6.95%) Clustering
4 21 (4.71%) Replication
5 15 (3.36%) Smartphone
6 12 (2.69%) Management Information System
7 10 (2.24%) CMDB
8 9 (2.02%) NHS
9 8 (1.79%) Blackberry
9 8 (1.79%) Private Cloud
10 7 (1.57%) EMC VNX
10 7 (1.57%) iPhone
11 6 (1.35%) Data Structures
11 6 (1.35%) Hybrid Cloud
11 6 (1.35%) PKI
12 5 (1.12%) iPad
13 4 (0.90%) Driving Licence
13 4 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
14 3 (0.67%) Fat Client
14 3 (0.67%) TM Forum
Operating Systems
1 225 (50.45%) Windows
2 100 (22.42%) Windows Server
3 84 (18.83%) Linux
4 73 (16.37%) Windows 7
5 54 (12.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 51 (11.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 40 (8.97%) Windows 10
7 40 (8.97%) Windows Server 2008
8 22 (4.93%) Windows Server 2003
9 19 (4.26%) CentOS
9 19 (4.26%) Unix
10 14 (3.14%) Mac OS X
10 14 (3.14%) Windows 8
11 9 (2.02%) Mac OS
11 9 (2.02%) Windows XP
12 8 (1.79%) SUSE
13 7 (1.57%) Windows Vista
14 4 (0.90%) Android
14 4 (0.90%) Apple iOS
15 3 (0.67%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (18.83%) ITIL
2 55 (12.33%) Migration
3 46 (10.31%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (8.07%) Problem Management
5 34 (7.62%) Load Balancing
6 30 (6.73%) Service Management
7 29 (6.50%) Change Management
8 23 (5.16%) High Availability
8 23 (5.16%) Incident Management
8 23 (5.16%) Project Management
9 22 (4.93%) Change Control
9 22 (4.93%) SOA
10 21 (4.71%) DevOps
10 21 (4.71%) Stakeholder Management
11 20 (4.48%) Break/Fix
11 20 (4.48%) Time Management
12 18 (4.04%) Business Continuity
12 18 (4.04%) Data Centre Operations
13 16 (3.59%) Disaster Recovery
13 16 (3.59%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 52 (11.66%) SQL
2 48 (10.76%) PowerShell
3 36 (8.07%) Java
4 15 (3.36%) VBScript
5 14 (3.14%) PL/SQL
5 14 (3.14%) XPath
5 14 (3.14%) XQuery
6 13 (2.91%) Shell Script
7 9 (2.02%) Python
7 9 (2.02%) T-SQL
8 7 (1.57%) Apex Code
8 7 (1.57%) C#
8 7 (1.57%) JavaScript
8 7 (1.57%) VB.NET
9 4 (0.90%) Bash Shell
9 4 (0.90%) C
10 3 (0.67%) ABAP
10 3 (0.67%) Perl
10 3 (0.67%) VB
11 2 (0.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 44 (9.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 41 (9.19%) Security Cleared
3 31 (6.95%) SC Cleared
4 29 (6.50%) MCSE
5 27 (6.05%) Cisco Certification
6 25 (5.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 20 (4.48%) Degree
8 19 (4.26%) MCSA
9 17 (3.81%) CCNA
10 11 (2.47%) CCNP
11 10 (2.24%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
12 9 (2.02%) ITIL Certification
12 9 (2.02%) RHCE
13 8 (1.79%) BPSS Clearance
14 7 (1.57%) DV Cleared
14 7 (1.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 6 (1.35%) MCITP
16 5 (1.12%) DBS Check
17 4 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 3 (0.67%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (8.30%) SLA
2 7 (1.57%) QA
3 4 (0.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.22%) COBIT
4 1 (0.22%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.22%) GCP
4 1 (0.22%) GDPR
4 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 156 (34.98%) Active Directory
2 104 (23.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 56 (12.56%) Hyper-V
4 39 (8.74%) VMware ESXi
4 39 (8.74%) vSphere
5 26 (5.83%) Microsoft App-V
6 25 (5.61%) XenApp
7 17 (3.81%) Virtual Machines
8 13 (2.91%) XenDesktop
9 11 (2.47%) Terminal Services
10 7 (1.57%) Firmware
11 6 (1.35%) DFS Replication
11 6 (1.35%) VMware NSX
12 4 (0.90%) Docker
12 4 (0.90%) Virtual Servers
13 3 (0.67%) ISA Server
13 3 (0.67%) KVM
13 3 (0.67%) vCloud
13 3 (0.67%) XenServer
14 2 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 82 (18.39%) SCCM
2 22 (4.93%) SCOM
3 20 (4.48%) NetBackup
4 19 (4.26%) Backup Exec
5 17 (3.81%) Norton AntiVirus
6 14 (3.14%) Failover Clustering
7 13 (2.91%) Microsoft Clustering
8 12 (2.69%) HP Data Protector
8 12 (2.69%) vCenter Server
9 10 (2.24%) AirWatch
9 10 (2.24%) PowerCLI
10 9 (2.02%) WSUS
11 8 (1.79%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 5 (1.12%) ServiceCenter
13 4 (0.90%) Nessus
13 4 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
13 4 (0.90%) SCDPM
13 4 (0.90%) SCOrch
13 4 (0.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 4 (0.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 190 (42.60%) HP
2 173 (38.79%) VMware
3 143 (32.06%) Microsoft
4 120 (26.91%) Citrix
5 106 (23.77%) Cisco
6 60 (13.45%) NetApp
7 58 (13.00%) IBM
8 53 (11.88%) EMC
9 38 (8.52%) Symantec
10 32 (7.17%) Apple
11 30 (6.73%) Oracle
12 29 (6.50%) Red Hat
13 27 (6.05%) EqualLogic
14 26 (5.83%) CheckPoint
15 21 (4.71%) 3PAR
15 21 (4.71%) Bloomberg
15 21 (4.71%) Extreme Networks
16 20 (4.48%) CommVault
16 20 (4.48%) Reuters
17 19 (4.26%) Veritas