Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 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
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 480 426 444
Rank change year-on-year -54 +18 -22
Contract jobs citing Dell 461 553 547
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.45% 0.52% 0.49%
As % of the Vendors category 1.05% 1.16% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 370 300
UK median daily rate £350 £350 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.07% -5.97% +7.97%
10th Percentile £140 £200 £155
90th Percentile £575 £555 £539
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £338 £325
% change year-on-year -7.41% +3.85% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 44 59
UK median hourly rate £16.81 £18.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.64% +20.00% -21.57%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.58 £10.60
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £40.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.81 £18.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -9.16% +27.59% -24.68%

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 43983 47802 48849
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.63% 45.34% 43.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 27338 29209 28805
UK median daily rate £430 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £235 £240 £225
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1473 1700 2082
UK median hourly rate £17.43 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.64% -5.71% +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.59 £10.23 £10.25
90th Percentile £45.20 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year - -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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Dell in the UK

Dell
Top 16 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 22 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
England -57 418 £328 -9.97% 53
UK excluding London -11 274 £313 -7.41% 27
London -49 182 £418 -1.76% 28
South East -20 72 £375 +13.64% 8
North of England +57 57 £296 -13.82% 11
Midlands +5 45 £278 -20.71% 3
South West +12 31 £270 -16.92% 1
Scotland -2 31 £500 +21.95% 2
East of England -26 30 £300 +17.65% 2
Yorkshire +22 28 £450 +41.18% 4
West Midlands +16 25 £260 -18.75%
North West +12 24 £273 -16.15% 6
East Midlands -10 20 £280 -44.00% 3
Wales +22 8 £345 +15.00%
North East +56 5 £140 -65.85% 1
Northern Ireland -45 2 £250 -

For the 6 months to 22 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 with a requirement for Dell.

1 275 (59.65%) Windows
2 201 (43.60%) HP
3 192 (41.65%) Microsoft
4 184 (39.91%) VMware
5 179 (38.83%) Active Directory
6 124 (26.90%) Cisco
7 122 (26.46%) VMware Infrastructure
8 110 (23.86%) Windows Server
9 99 (21.48%) Windows 7
10 97 (21.04%) Finance
11 95 (20.61%) SCCM
12 93 (20.17%) Firewall
13 87 (18.87%) Linux
14 84 (18.22%) ITIL
14 84 (18.22%) Citrix
15 81 (17.57%) SAN
15 81 (17.57%) DNS
16 79 (17.14%) Office 365
17 78 (16.92%) Microsoft Office
18 73 (15.84%) MS Exchange
19 69 (14.97%) Windows Server 2012
19 69 (14.97%) Windows Server 2008
20 65 (14.10%) SQL
20 65 (14.10%) LAN
21 63 (13.67%) DHCP
21 63 (13.67%) Data Centre
22 61 (13.23%) Hyper-V
23 54 (11.71%) IBM
23 54 (11.71%) EMC
24 53 (11.50%) Migration

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 73 (15.84%) MS Exchange
2 28 (6.07%) Skype for Business
3 25 (5.42%) SharePoint
4 23 (4.99%) IIS
5 17 (3.69%) Exchange Server 2010
6 16 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (1.30%) IBM Notes
7 6 (1.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 6 (1.30%) WebLogic
7 6 (1.30%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.87%) OpenStack
9 3 (0.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (0.65%) GroupWise
9 3 (0.65%) IBM Domino
9 3 (0.65%) JBoss
9 3 (0.65%) Mule
9 3 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (0.65%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.43%) SAS
Applications
1 78 (16.92%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (4.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (3.47%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.65%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.43%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.22%) Revit
Business Applications
1 7 (1.52%) Markit EDM
2 4 (0.87%) RMDS
3 3 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.65%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.22%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.22%) Eikon
4 1 (0.22%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 79 (17.14%) Office 365
2 45 (9.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 41 (8.89%) Boomi
4 19 (4.12%) IaaS
5 18 (3.90%) Amazon AWS
6 12 (2.60%) PaaS
7 10 (2.17%) SaaS
8 7 (1.52%) Azure Active Directory
9 5 (1.08%) G Suite
10 4 (0.87%) Amazon Glacier
10 4 (0.87%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.87%) GitHub
10 4 (0.87%) SuccessFactors
11 3 (0.65%) Mimecast
12 2 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.43%) iPaaS
13 1 (0.22%) AtomSphere
13 1 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
13 1 (0.22%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 93 (20.17%) Firewall
2 81 (17.57%) DNS
2 81 (17.57%) SAN
3 65 (14.10%) LAN
4 63 (13.67%) DHCP
5 50 (10.85%) TCP/IP
6 48 (10.41%) Wireless
7 45 (9.76%) WAN
8 43 (9.33%) VPN
9 39 (8.46%) Internet
10 25 (5.42%) NAS
11 23 (4.99%) Network Security
11 23 (4.99%) VLAN
12 22 (4.77%) NetScaler
13 20 (4.34%) LDAP
13 20 (4.34%) SSL
13 20 (4.34%) Wi-Fi
14 19 (4.12%) Skype
15 17 (3.69%) HTTP
15 17 (3.69%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (8.46%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
3 7 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (1.30%) DataStage
4 6 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (1.08%) Oracle Database
6 4 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (0.87%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (0.65%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (0.43%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.43%) MySQL
8 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.22%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.22%) Data Lake
9 1 (0.22%) EDRMS
9 1 (0.22%) HDInsight
9 1 (0.22%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.22%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 6 (1.30%) Eclipse
1 6 (1.30%) Git (software)
2 5 (1.08%) MSI
3 4 (0.87%) Ant
3 4 (0.87%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.22%) Maven
4 1 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 97 (21.04%) Finance
2 33 (7.16%) Banking
3 14 (3.04%) Telecoms
4 12 (2.60%) Publishing
5 9 (1.95%) Financial Institution
5 9 (1.95%) Legal
6 7 (1.52%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.08%) Front Office
8 4 (0.87%) Advertising
8 4 (0.87%) Local Government
9 3 (0.65%) Back Office
9 3 (0.65%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.65%) Marketing
9 3 (0.65%) Retail
10 1 (0.22%) Electronics
10 1 (0.22%) Law
10 1 (0.22%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 61 (13.23%) Analyst
1 61 (13.23%) Support Engineer
2 55 (11.93%) Desktop Support
3 48 (10.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 38 (8.24%) Architect
5 33 (7.16%) Desktop Engineer
6 32 (6.94%) Network Engineer
7 31 (6.72%) 2nd Line Support
8 30 (6.51%) Consultant
9 28 (6.07%) Developer
9 28 (6.07%) Windows Engineer
10 26 (5.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 23 (4.99%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 21 (4.56%) Support Analyst
13 14 (3.04%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 14 (3.04%) IT Support
14 13 (2.82%) 3rd Line Support
14 13 (2.82%) Server Engineer
15 12 (2.60%) 1st/2nd Line Support
15 12 (2.60%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.69%) .NET
1 17 (3.69%) SAML
2 15 (3.25%) Web Services
3 13 (2.82%) XML
4 11 (2.39%) OAuth
5 10 (2.17%) HTML
5 10 (2.17%) Regular Expression
5 10 (2.17%) REST
5 10 (2.17%) SOAP
6 9 (1.95%) RESTful
7 8 (1.74%) JSON
8 7 (1.52%) XSLT
9 6 (1.30%) Visualforce
10 4 (0.87%) J2EE
10 4 (0.87%) Java EE
10 4 (0.87%) Middleware
10 4 (0.87%) Software Packaging
10 4 (0.87%) XSD
10 4 (0.87%) XSL
11 3 (0.65%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 63 (13.67%) Data Centre
2 38 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (4.56%) Management Information System
4 19 (4.12%) Clustering
4 19 (4.12%) Replication
5 17 (3.69%) EMC VNX
6 13 (2.82%) Driving Licence
7 11 (2.39%) CMDB
7 11 (2.39%) iPhone
7 11 (2.39%) Private Cloud
8 10 (2.17%) Client/Server
8 10 (2.17%) Hybrid Cloud
8 10 (2.17%) iPad
9 9 (1.95%) Blackberry
10 7 (1.52%) PKI
10 7 (1.52%) Smartphone
11 6 (1.30%) EMC VMAX
11 6 (1.30%) NHS
11 6 (1.30%) VxBlock/Vblock
12 4 (0.87%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 275 (59.65%) Windows
2 110 (23.86%) Windows Server
3 99 (21.48%) Windows 7
4 87 (18.87%) Linux
5 69 (14.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 69 (14.97%) Windows Server 2012
6 53 (11.50%) Windows 10
7 39 (8.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 34 (7.38%) Windows Server 2003
9 22 (4.77%) Windows XP
10 18 (3.90%) Unix
10 18 (3.90%) Windows 8
11 17 (3.69%) Mac OS X
12 15 (3.25%) CentOS
13 14 (3.04%) SUSE
14 8 (1.74%) Android
15 6 (1.30%) Apple iOS
15 6 (1.30%) Solaris
15 6 (1.30%) Windows Vista
16 4 (0.87%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (18.22%) ITIL
2 53 (11.50%) Migration
3 37 (8.03%) Information Security
4 32 (6.94%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (6.94%) Break/Fix
5 25 (5.42%) Load Balancing
6 24 (5.21%) Configuration Management
7 23 (4.99%) Problem Management
8 22 (4.77%) Service Management
8 22 (4.77%) Time Management
9 21 (4.56%) Incident Management
10 19 (4.12%) Business Continuity
11 18 (3.90%) High Availability
12 17 (3.69%) Cybersecurity
12 17 (3.69%) Network Management
12 17 (3.69%) Project Management
13 16 (3.47%) DevOps
14 15 (3.25%) Data Migration
14 15 (3.25%) Identity Access Management
14 15 (3.25%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 65 (14.10%) SQL
2 52 (11.28%) PowerShell
3 21 (4.56%) Java
4 14 (3.04%) Python
5 13 (2.82%) JavaScript
6 12 (2.60%) VBScript
7 11 (2.39%) Perl
8 8 (1.74%) C#
9 7 (1.52%) T-SQL
10 6 (1.30%) Apex Code
11 5 (1.08%) Shell Script
11 5 (1.08%) VB.NET
12 4 (0.87%) Bash Shell
12 4 (0.87%) PL/SQL
12 4 (0.87%) XPath
12 4 (0.87%) XQuery
13 2 (0.43%) C
13 2 (0.43%) VBA
14 1 (0.22%) AWK
14 1 (0.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 52 (11.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (8.68%) Security Cleared
3 35 (7.59%) MCSE
4 30 (6.51%) Cisco Certification
5 23 (4.99%) CCNA
5 23 (4.99%) SC Cleared
6 19 (4.12%) MCSA
7 18 (3.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 14 (3.04%) A+ Certification
8 14 (3.04%) CCNP
8 14 (3.04%) Degree
9 12 (2.60%) ITIL Certification
9 12 (2.60%) MCP
10 10 (2.17%) DV Cleared
10 10 (2.17%) GCIA
10 10 (2.17%) GCIH
10 10 (2.17%) GIAC
10 10 (2.17%) RHCE
10 10 (2.17%) SANS
11 9 (1.95%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (9.11%) SLA
2 13 (2.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (2.17%) NIST 800
4 3 (0.65%) QA
5 2 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.22%) COBIT
6 1 (0.22%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.22%) GCP
6 1 (0.22%) GDPR
6 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 179 (38.83%) Active Directory
2 122 (26.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 61 (13.23%) Hyper-V
4 41 (8.89%) VMware ESXi
5 38 (8.24%) vSphere
6 24 (5.21%) Virtual Machines
7 22 (4.77%) XenApp
8 14 (3.04%) XenDesktop
9 11 (2.39%) Firmware
9 11 (2.39%) Virtual Desktop
10 9 (1.95%) Microsoft App-V
11 7 (1.52%) Terminal Services
12 6 (1.30%) VMware NSX
12 6 (1.30%) XenServer
13 5 (1.08%) Virtual Servers
14 4 (0.87%) Docker
14 4 (0.87%) ISA Server
15 3 (0.65%) vCloud
16 1 (0.22%) Forefront TMG
16 1 (0.22%) PowerDNS
Systems Management
1 95 (20.61%) SCCM
2 26 (5.64%) SCOM
3 20 (4.34%) NetBackup
4 18 (3.90%) Backup Exec
5 17 (3.69%) WSUS
6 16 (3.47%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 15 (3.25%) Norton AntiVirus
8 11 (2.39%) McAfee ePO
8 11 (2.39%) Microsoft Clustering
8 11 (2.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 11 (2.39%) vCenter Server
9 10 (2.17%) AirWatch
10 9 (1.95%) IBM BigFix
11 7 (1.52%) Failover Clustering
11 7 (1.52%) HP Data Protector
11 7 (1.52%) Puppet
12 6 (1.30%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 6 (1.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 5 (1.08%) SCOrch
13 5 (1.08%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 201 (43.60%) HP
2 192 (41.65%) Microsoft
3 184 (39.91%) VMware
4 124 (26.90%) Cisco
5 84 (18.22%) Citrix
6 54 (11.71%) EMC
6 54 (11.71%) IBM
7 50 (10.85%) Symantec
8 46 (9.98%) NetApp
9 29 (6.29%) Veeam
10 25 (5.42%) Apple
10 25 (5.42%) CheckPoint
10 25 (5.42%) Oracle
11 24 (5.21%) Juniper
12 21 (4.56%) Red Hat
13 18 (3.90%) 3PAR
14 17 (3.69%) EqualLogic
15 16 (3.47%) Extreme Networks
15 16 (3.47%) SonicWALL
15 16 (3.47%) Veritas