Period
to 18 July 2019

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 18 July 2019 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
18 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 386 480 478
Rank change year-on-year +94 -2 -37
Contract jobs citing Dell 551 474 404
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.59% 0.46% 0.43%
As % of the Vendors category 1.40% 1.10% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 263 227
UK median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% - -
10th Percentile £151 £150 £152
90th Percentile £600 £588 £534
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £355 £311
% change year-on-year +2.11% +14.06% -5.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 44 51
UK median hourly rate £16.95 £19.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.16% +12.86% -23.91%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £48.50 £46.75 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.81
% change year-on-year - +4.14% -26.93%

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 39,446 43,009 41,657
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.58% 41.56% 43.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,537 26,586 25,437
UK median daily rate £454 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.89% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £256 £250 £250
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,412 1,587 1,433
UK median hourly rate £19.02 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.66% +2.94% -2.86%
10th Percentile £11.10 £11.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.22 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.90 £16.50 £16.43
% change year-on-year +8.48% +0.43% -6.11%

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 18 July 2019.

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 18 July 2019.

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 18 July 2019. 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 +77 499 £388 +10.71% 189
UK excluding London +94 336 £363 +2.11% 137
London +38 191 £463 +42.31% 60
South East +93 149 £363 -12.12% 46
North of England +16 55 £425 +7.94% 32
North West +35 42 £439 +21.03% 21
South West +15 37 £300 - 20
Midlands +10 36 £338 -12.62% 26
Scotland +34 27 £438 +45.83% 6
East of England -5 20 £425 +28.79% 5
East Midlands +18 18 £325 -18.75% 8
West Midlands +7 18 £344 -1.79% 16
Yorkshire -17 11 £375 -6.25% 9
Northern Ireland +14 6 - - 1
Wales +4 6 £350 +16.67% 1
North East +20 2 £313 +123.21% 2

For the 6 months to 18 July 2019, 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.

1 246 (44.65%) Windows
2 238 (43.19%) VMware
3 207 (37.57%) Cisco
4 196 (35.57%) Microsoft
5 175 (31.76%) HP
6 163 (29.58%) Active Directory
7 161 (29.22%) VMware Infrastructure
8 114 (20.69%) EMC
9 104 (18.87%) Data Centre
10 103 (18.69%) Office 365
11 102 (18.51%) ITIL
12 100 (18.15%) Microsoft Azure
13 99 (17.97%) Firewall
14 96 (17.42%) Boomi
15 95 (17.24%) Windows Server
16 89 (16.15%) DNS
17 88 (15.97%) Windows 10
18 84 (15.25%) SAN
19 83 (15.06%) LAN
20 81 (14.70%) Citrix
21 80 (14.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
22 78 (14.16%) Linux
23 77 (13.97%) WAN
24 75 (13.61%) Amazon AWS
25 73 (13.25%) Migration
26 71 (12.89%) Finance
26 71 (12.89%) DHCP
27 70 (12.70%) NetApp
28 63 (11.43%) PowerShell
29 61 (11.07%) Windows Server 2012

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 40 (7.26%) MS Exchange
2 39 (7.08%) Skype for Business
3 34 (6.17%) SharePoint
4 14 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2013
5 12 (2.18%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (1.81%) IIS
7 8 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
8 7 (1.27%) SharePoint Server
9 6 (1.09%) WebSphere
10 5 (0.91%) Anypoint
10 5 (0.91%) Apache ServiceMix
10 5 (0.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (0.73%) Mule
11 4 (0.73%) NetWeaver
11 4 (0.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 3 (0.54%) Apache
12 3 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (0.54%) JBoss
12 3 (0.54%) MQSeries
12 3 (0.54%) Tomcat
Applications
1 57 (10.34%) Microsoft Office
2 32 (5.81%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (2.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (1.45%) Microsoft Project
4 8 (1.45%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.18%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.73%) NetSuite
2 4 (0.73%) SAP HCM
2 4 (0.73%) SAP HR
2 4 (0.73%) SAP Payroll
2 4 (0.73%) Unit4 Business World
3 3 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.54%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (0.36%) Primavera
4 2 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.36%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.18%) JDE OneWorld
5 1 (0.18%) Magento
5 1 (0.18%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 103 (18.69%) Office 365
2 100 (18.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 96 (17.42%) Boomi
4 75 (13.61%) Amazon AWS
5 36 (6.53%) IaaS
6 29 (5.26%) PaaS
7 25 (4.54%) iPaaS
8 18 (3.27%) Azure Active Directory
9 17 (3.09%) SaaS
10 9 (1.63%) Apigee
10 9 (1.63%) AtomSphere
10 9 (1.63%) GitHub
11 8 (1.45%) OneDrive
12 7 (1.27%) Dynamics 365
13 6 (1.09%) Force.com
13 6 (1.09%) SuccessFactors
14 5 (0.91%) Mimecast
14 5 (0.91%) Power Platform
15 4 (0.73%) Azure Data Factory
15 4 (0.73%) Azure Stack
Communications & Networking
1 99 (17.97%) Firewall
2 89 (16.15%) DNS
3 84 (15.25%) SAN
4 83 (15.06%) LAN
5 77 (13.97%) WAN
6 71 (12.89%) DHCP
7 43 (7.80%) Skype
8 41 (7.44%) VPN
9 40 (7.26%) Wireless
10 37 (6.72%) NetScaler
11 33 (5.99%) Cisco ASA
12 30 (5.44%) VSAN
13 26 (4.72%) iSCSI
13 26 (4.72%) Network Security
14 24 (4.36%) VLAN
15 23 (4.17%) NAS
16 20 (3.63%) TCP/IP
17 19 (3.45%) BIG-IP
18 17 (3.09%) WLAN
19 15 (2.72%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (8.35%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.00%) Azure SQL Database
3 7 (1.27%) Relational Database
4 6 (1.09%) Hadoop
4 6 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (0.73%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 4 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (0.73%) MongoDB
6 4 (0.73%) Oracle Database
6 4 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.54%) Amazon Redshift
7 3 (0.54%) MySQL
7 3 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (0.54%) Power BI
7 3 (0.54%) SAP HANA
7 3 (0.54%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (0.36%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.36%) MariaDB
8 2 (0.36%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (3.45%) JIRA
2 14 (2.54%) Jenkins
3 11 (2.00%) Git (software)
4 5 (0.91%) Maven
4 5 (0.91%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (0.73%) Hudson
6 3 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.54%) WinDbg
7 2 (0.36%) Bitbucket
7 2 (0.36%) GitLab
7 2 (0.36%) SoapUI
7 2 (0.36%) StarTeam
7 2 (0.36%) Travis CI
7 2 (0.36%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.18%) JMeter
8 1 (0.18%) JUnit
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.18%) Selenium
8 1 (0.18%) Subversion
8 1 (0.18%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 71 (12.89%) Finance
2 23 (4.17%) Telecoms
3 21 (3.81%) Banking
3 21 (3.81%) Retail
4 15 (2.72%) Manufacturing
5 7 (1.27%) Law
5 7 (1.27%) Marketing
6 6 (1.09%) Legal
6 6 (1.09%) Multimedia
7 5 (0.91%) Financial Institution
7 5 (0.91%) Publishing
8 4 (0.73%) German Language
9 3 (0.54%) Electronics
9 3 (0.54%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.54%) Military
10 2 (0.36%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.36%) Front Office
10 2 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.18%) Back Office
11 1 (0.18%) Games
Job Titles
1 90 (16.33%) Architect
2 58 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 46 (8.35%) Consultant
4 33 (5.99%) Support Engineer
5 28 (5.08%) Network Engineer
6 27 (4.90%) Analyst
6 27 (4.90%) Integration Architect
6 27 (4.90%) IT Support
7 25 (4.54%) Desktop Engineer
8 24 (4.36%) IT Engineer
9 22 (3.99%) Desktop Support
9 22 (3.99%) Developer
10 21 (3.81%) Windows Engineer
11 18 (3.27%) 2nd Line Support
11 18 (3.27%) Solutions Architect
12 16 (2.90%) Administrator
13 15 (2.72%) Build Engineer
14 14 (2.54%) Desktop Support Engineer
15 13 (2.36%) Linux Engineer
15 13 (2.36%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (6.53%) Web Services
2 23 (4.17%) REST
3 20 (3.63%) SOAP
4 17 (3.09%) XML
5 16 (2.90%) JSON
6 14 (2.54%) .NET
7 10 (1.81%) Middleware
8 8 (1.45%) Java EE
8 8 (1.45%) jQuery
9 7 (1.27%) AngularJS
9 7 (1.27%) EDI
9 7 (1.27%) LDAP
9 7 (1.27%) Oracle Fusion
9 7 (1.27%) SAP PI
10 6 (1.09%) Kafka
10 6 (1.09%) RESTful
10 6 (1.09%) XSLT
11 5 (0.91%) HTML
11 5 (0.91%) Spring Boot
12 4 (0.73%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 104 (18.87%) Data Centre
2 50 (9.07%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (3.99%) Clustering
4 19 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
5 17 (3.09%) Driving Licence
6 16 (2.90%) Management Information System
6 16 (2.90%) Video Conferencing
7 15 (2.72%) Public Cloud
8 13 (2.36%) Blackberry
8 13 (2.36%) EMC VNX
8 13 (2.36%) Fat Client
8 13 (2.36%) Thin Client
9 11 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
9 11 (2.00%) Replication
10 10 (1.81%) Enterprise Storage
11 9 (1.63%) Hybrid Cloud
12 8 (1.45%) iPhone
13 7 (1.27%) Life Science
13 7 (1.27%) User Experience
14 6 (1.09%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 246 (44.65%) Windows
2 95 (17.24%) Windows Server
3 88 (15.97%) Windows 10
4 78 (14.16%) Linux
5 61 (11.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 60 (10.89%) Windows 7
7 58 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 29 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 21 (3.81%) Unix
10 14 (2.54%) Windows 8
11 10 (1.81%) Mac OS
11 10 (1.81%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (1.45%) Solaris
12 8 (1.45%) Ubuntu
13 6 (1.09%) AIX
14 5 (0.91%) CentOS
14 5 (0.91%) Mac OS X
15 4 (0.73%) Android
16 3 (0.54%) HPUX
16 3 (0.54%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (18.51%) ITIL
2 80 (14.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 73 (13.25%) Migration
4 47 (8.53%) High Availability
5 43 (7.80%) Problem-Solving
6 41 (7.44%) Agile Software Development
7 40 (7.26%) DevOps
8 34 (6.17%) Change Management
9 33 (5.99%) Project Management
10 31 (5.63%) Service Management
11 30 (5.44%) Configuration Management
12 29 (5.26%) Server Virtualisation
13 27 (4.90%) Service Delivery
14 26 (4.72%) Stakeholder Management
15 22 (3.99%) Break/Fix
15 22 (3.99%) Load Balancing
15 22 (3.99%) Time Management
16 20 (3.63%) Workflow
17 19 (3.45%) Technical Leadership
18 18 (3.27%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 63 (11.43%) PowerShell
2 48 (8.71%) SQL
3 26 (4.72%) Python
4 24 (4.36%) Bash Shell
5 21 (3.81%) Java
6 18 (3.27%) Perl
7 17 (3.09%) JavaScript
8 10 (1.81%) C#
9 9 (1.63%) Groovy
10 6 (1.09%) ActionScript
10 6 (1.09%) ActionScript 2.0
11 5 (0.91%) VBA
12 4 (0.73%) VBScript
13 3 (0.54%) ABAP
13 3 (0.54%) C
13 3 (0.54%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.36%) PHP
14 2 (0.36%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.18%) Korn
15 1 (0.18%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 49 (8.89%) Cisco Certification
2 47 (8.53%) Security Cleared
3 39 (7.08%) SC Cleared
4 36 (6.53%) CCNA
4 36 (6.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 29 (5.26%) CCNP
6 28 (5.08%) MCSE
7 26 (4.72%) Degree
8 14 (2.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 10 (1.81%) ITIL Certification
10 9 (1.63%) MCSA
11 7 (1.27%) A+ Certification
12 5 (0.91%) APMP
12 5 (0.91%) Computer Science Degree
12 5 (0.91%) MCITP
12 5 (0.91%) MCP
12 5 (0.91%) VCP6
13 4 (0.73%) DBS Check
13 4 (0.73%) DV Cleared
14 3 (0.54%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.54%) SLA
2 8 (1.45%) Data Quality
2 8 (1.45%) QA
3 4 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.54%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.18%) HIPAA
System Software
1 163 (29.58%) Active Directory
2 161 (29.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 59 (10.71%) Hyper-V
4 54 (9.80%) VMware ESXi
5 45 (8.17%) XenApp
6 42 (7.62%) vSphere
7 40 (7.26%) XenDesktop
8 32 (5.81%) Virtual Machines
9 23 (4.17%) VMware NSX
10 22 (3.99%) Virtual Servers
11 13 (2.36%) Docker
11 13 (2.36%) vCloud
12 11 (2.00%) Microsoft App-V
13 9 (1.63%) Firmware
13 9 (1.63%) NFS
13 9 (1.63%) VMware Workstation
14 5 (0.91%) KVM
15 4 (0.73%) Citrix Hypervisor
16 3 (0.54%) BitLocker
16 3 (0.54%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 60 (10.89%) SCCM
2 34 (6.17%) Ansible
3 30 (5.44%) Failover Clustering
4 22 (3.99%) Puppet
5 20 (3.63%) vCenter Server
6 19 (3.45%) SCOM
7 13 (2.36%) Microsoft Intune
7 13 (2.36%) Nagios
8 12 (2.18%) HP SIM
8 12 (2.18%) Nessus
8 12 (2.18%) NetBackup
9 11 (2.00%) vRealize
10 10 (1.81%) SCVMM
11 9 (1.63%) vRealize Orchestrator
12 6 (1.09%) Cisco Prime
12 6 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
12 6 (1.09%) SCSM
12 6 (1.09%) Single Sign-On
12 6 (1.09%) WSUS
13 5 (0.91%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 238 (43.19%) VMware
2 207 (37.57%) Cisco
3 196 (35.57%) Microsoft
4 175 (31.76%) HP
5 114 (20.69%) EMC
6 81 (14.70%) Citrix
7 70 (12.70%) NetApp
8 44 (7.99%) MuleSoft
9 39 (7.08%) Red Hat
10 38 (6.90%) Oracle
11 36 (6.53%) CheckPoint
12 32 (5.81%) F5
13 31 (5.63%) Palo Alto
14 29 (5.26%) SAP
15 28 (5.08%) IBM
16 26 (4.72%) Juniper
17 25 (4.54%) EqualLogic
18 24 (4.36%) Meraki
19 22 (3.99%) Fortinet
20 20 (3.63%) Symantec