Period
to 30 November 2021

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 30 November 2021 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
30 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 403 298 335
Rank change year-on-year -105 +37 +130
Contract jobs citing Dell 531 295 601
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.60% 0.81% 0.74%
As % of the Vendors category 1.50% 1.86% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 182 328
10th Percentile £138 £201 £150
25th Percentile £250 £321 £182
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £395 £419 £372
Median % change year-on-year -5.67% +12.57% -7.00%
75th Percentile £525 £475 £488
90th Percentile £613 £599 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £339 £416 £363
% change year-on-year -18.62% +14.83% -5.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 16 51
10th Percentile £15.04 £13.84 £13.50
25th Percentile £17.50 £17.55 £16.50
Median hourly rate £21.50 £31.75 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year -32.28% +58.75% +25.00%
75th Percentile £26.63 £36.00 £24.13
90th Percentile £46.02 £39.88 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £32.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year -42.31% +66.67% +31.09%

Dell is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all 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 35,405 15,861 34,852
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.69% 43.48% 42.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,172 10,196 22,201
10th Percentile £269 £256 £225
25th Percentile £403 £363 £353
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £473 £450
Median % change year-on-year +5.82% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £600 £575 £550
90th Percentile £700 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,006 507 1,377
10th Percentile £11.51 £11.16 £11.24
25th Percentile £14.25 £14.26 £14.00
Median hourly rate £19.52 £24.00 £18.70
Median % change year-on-year -18.67% +28.34% +9.20%
75th Percentile £43.75 £45.63 £40.00
90th Percentile £63.00 £57.98 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £20.90 £17.50
% change year-on-year -13.88% +19.43% +6.06%

Dell
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Dell in the UK

Dell
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Dell.

Daily rate trend for Dell in the UK

Dell
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Dell over the 6 months to 30 November 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Dell in the UK

Dell
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Dell.

Hourly rate trend for Dell in the UK

Dell
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Dell over the 6 months to 30 November 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for Dell in the UK

Dell
Top 17 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 30 November 2021. 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 -97 416 £400 -5.33% 146
UK excluding London -79 279 £339 -18.62% 104
London -114 163 £425 +6.25% 54
Work from Home -144 116 £500 +25.00% 21
South East -74 95 £425 -5.56% 29
South West -29 44 £230 -34.29% 10
Midlands -51 38 £453 +4.93% 20
Scotland -57 34 £165 -57.69% 8
West Midlands -38 32 £479 +9.43% 16
North of England -55 32 £375 -16.67% 26
Wales - 22 £425 - 2
East of England -49 19 £189 -24.40% 7
North West -44 17 £325 -23.53% 13
Yorkshire -37 13 £400 -11.11% 12
East Midlands -34 5 £250 +163.16% 4
Northern Ireland - 4 - - 2
North East - 2 £338 - 1

For the 6 months to 30 November 2021, 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.

1 274 (51.60%) Windows
2 229 (43.13%) VMware
3 178 (33.52%) Microsoft
4 160 (30.13%) HP
5 149 (28.06%) Active Directory
6 137 (25.80%) VMware Infrastructure
7 115 (21.66%) Microsoft 365
8 113 (21.28%) Windows 10
9 105 (19.77%) Windows Server
9 105 (19.77%) Social Skills
9 105 (19.77%) Cisco
10 104 (19.59%) Azure
11 100 (18.83%) SAN
12 90 (16.95%) ITIL
12 90 (16.95%) Firewall
13 87 (16.38%) Linux
13 87 (16.38%) Security Cleared
13 87 (16.38%) Data Centre
14 82 (15.44%) EMC
15 77 (14.50%) SCCM
16 71 (13.37%) Migration
17 69 (12.99%) DNS
18 66 (12.43%) SC Cleared
19 64 (12.05%) vSphere
19 64 (12.05%) Microsoft Office
20 61 (11.49%) Finance
21 60 (11.30%) SQL
21 60 (11.30%) Windows Server 2016
22 57 (10.73%) SQL Server
23 53 (9.98%) VPN

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 28 (5.27%) MS Exchange
2 20 (3.77%) IIS
3 18 (3.39%) SharePoint
4 10 (1.88%) Apache
5 9 (1.69%) Tomcat
6 7 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (0.56%) Confluence
7 3 (0.56%) nginx
8 2 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.38%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.38%) JBoss
8 2 (0.38%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.38%) PowerExchange
8 2 (0.38%) Red Hat Fuse
8 2 (0.38%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.19%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.19%) SAS
9 1 (0.19%) Site Server
9 1 (0.19%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 64 (12.05%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (3.39%) MS Visio
3 8 (1.51%) Microsoft Excel
4 7 (1.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (3.01%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.38%) Magento
3 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.19%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.19%) Shopify
3 1 (0.19%) SystmOne
3 1 (0.19%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 115 (21.66%) Microsoft 365
2 104 (19.59%) Azure
3 38 (7.16%) AWS
3 38 (7.16%) Boomi
4 18 (3.39%) SaaS
5 11 (2.07%) Azure Active Directory
5 11 (2.07%) IaaS
6 8 (1.51%) GCP
7 6 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (1.13%) Cohesity
7 6 (1.13%) iPaaS
8 5 (0.94%) Dynamics 365
8 5 (0.94%) OneDrive
8 5 (0.94%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 4 (0.75%) GitHub
9 4 (0.75%) Google Workspace
9 4 (0.75%) Mimecast
9 4 (0.75%) PaaS
9 4 (0.75%) Power Platform
10 3 (0.56%) Collibra
Communications & Networking
1 100 (18.83%) SAN
2 90 (16.95%) Firewall
3 69 (12.99%) DNS
4 53 (9.98%) VPN
5 51 (9.60%) DHCP
6 50 (9.42%) VSAN
7 48 (9.04%) WAN
8 45 (8.47%) TCP/IP
9 37 (6.97%) LAN
10 29 (5.46%) NAS
11 22 (4.14%) Remote Desktop
12 20 (3.77%) Network Security
13 19 (3.58%) NetScaler
14 17 (3.20%) HTTP
14 17 (3.20%) Internet
15 16 (3.01%) iSCSI
16 13 (2.45%) Fibre Channel
16 13 (2.45%) SSL
17 10 (1.88%) VoIP
18 9 (1.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (10.73%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.69%) SQL Server 2016
3 8 (1.51%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (1.51%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (0.94%) Big Data
4 5 (0.94%) SQL Server 2017
4 5 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (0.75%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (0.75%) DB2
5 4 (0.75%) Star Schema
6 3 (0.56%) Data Vault
6 3 (0.56%) MySQL
6 3 (0.56%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (0.56%) Power BI
6 3 (0.56%) SQL Server 2019
7 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (0.38%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 8 (1.51%) Git (software)
2 7 (1.32%) Bitbucket
2 7 (1.32%) Jenkins
2 7 (1.32%) JIRA
3 4 (0.75%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (0.38%) Ant
4 2 (0.38%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.38%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.38%) Selenium
5 1 (0.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.19%) FishEye
5 1 (0.19%) GitLab
5 1 (0.19%) MSI
5 1 (0.19%) Postman
5 1 (0.19%) Serena SBM
5 1 (0.19%) Subversion
5 1 (0.19%) TeamCity
General
1 105 (19.77%) Social Skills
2 61 (11.49%) Finance
3 45 (8.47%) Public Sector
4 18 (3.39%) Telecoms
5 17 (3.20%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (3.01%) Organisational Skills
7 15 (2.82%) Presentation Skills
8 14 (2.64%) Banking
9 13 (2.45%) Documentation Skills
10 8 (1.51%) Manufacturing
10 8 (1.51%) Marketing
11 6 (1.13%) Local Government
12 4 (0.75%) Influencing Skills
13 3 (0.56%) Back Office
14 2 (0.38%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.38%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.38%) Retail
15 1 (0.19%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.19%) Billing
15 1 (0.19%) Games
Job Titles
1 78 (14.69%) Support Engineer
2 50 (9.42%) Analyst
3 47 (8.85%) Desktop Support
4 46 (8.66%) Architect
5 45 (8.47%) Desktop Engineer
6 41 (7.72%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 41 (7.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 38 (7.16%) IT Engineer
8 37 (6.97%) Consultant
9 36 (6.78%) Administrator
10 31 (5.84%) Network Engineer
11 30 (5.65%) IT Support
12 29 (5.46%) Project Manager
13 24 (4.52%) 2nd Line Support
14 23 (4.33%) Server Engineer
15 20 (3.77%) IT Support Engineer
16 18 (3.39%) Systems Administrator
16 18 (3.39%) VMware Engineer
17 17 (3.20%) Windows Engineer
18 16 (3.01%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.20%) XML
2 16 (3.01%) JSON
3 12 (2.26%) REST
4 10 (1.88%) LDAP
5 8 (1.51%) Flash
5 8 (1.51%) Web Services
6 7 (1.32%) 802.1X
6 7 (1.32%) Middleware
6 7 (1.32%) SOAP
7 3 (0.56%) EDI
7 3 (0.56%) JMS
7 3 (0.56%) Kafka
8 2 (0.38%) HTML
8 2 (0.38%) SAML
8 2 (0.38%) SPNEGO
9 1 (0.19%) .NET
9 1 (0.19%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.19%) Node.js
9 1 (0.19%) SailPoint
9 1 (0.19%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 87 (16.38%) Data Centre
2 28 (5.27%) Driving Licence
3 26 (4.90%) iPhone
4 20 (3.77%) Clustering
5 15 (2.82%) Data Protection Act
5 15 (2.82%) NHS
6 13 (2.45%) Management Information System
6 13 (2.45%) Public Cloud
7 9 (1.69%) Blackberry
7 9 (1.69%) EMC VNX
7 9 (1.69%) Enterprise Storage
7 9 (1.69%) Mobile App
8 8 (1.51%) Legacy Applications
8 8 (1.51%) PKI
8 8 (1.51%) Smartphone
9 7 (1.32%) EMC VMAX
9 7 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.32%) Fibre Optics
9 7 (1.32%) iPad
9 7 (1.32%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 274 (51.60%) Windows
2 113 (21.28%) Windows 10
3 105 (19.77%) Windows Server
4 87 (16.38%) Linux
5 60 (11.30%) Windows Server 2016
6 46 (8.66%) Windows Server 2019
7 42 (7.91%) Windows Server 2012
8 36 (6.78%) Windows 7
9 33 (6.21%) Apple iOS
9 33 (6.21%) Windows Server 2008
10 29 (5.46%) Unix
11 27 (5.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 21 (3.95%) Android
13 17 (3.20%) Ubuntu
14 10 (1.88%) VMS
15 8 (1.51%) Mac OS
15 8 (1.51%) Windows 8
16 7 (1.32%) AIX
17 6 (1.13%) Solaris
17 6 (1.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (16.95%) ITIL
2 71 (13.37%) Migration
3 48 (9.04%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 41 (7.72%) Problem-Solving
5 36 (6.78%) Server Management
6 32 (6.03%) Service Management
7 28 (5.27%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (4.90%) DevOps
9 24 (4.52%) Data Protection
9 24 (4.52%) Stakeholder Management
10 23 (4.33%) ITSM
11 22 (4.14%) Patch Management
12 20 (3.77%) Project Management
13 19 (3.58%) Configuration Management
13 19 (3.58%) ERP
14 18 (3.39%) Break/Fix
14 18 (3.39%) Continuous Improvement
14 18 (3.39%) Converged Infrastructure
14 18 (3.39%) SIEM
15 17 (3.20%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (11.30%) SQL
2 50 (9.42%) PowerShell
3 35 (6.59%) Python
4 22 (4.14%) Ruby
5 18 (3.39%) Bash Shell
6 17 (3.20%) Perl
7 15 (2.82%) PHP
8 5 (0.94%) Java
8 5 (0.94%) JavaScript
9 4 (0.75%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.56%) C
10 3 (0.56%) R
10 3 (0.56%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.56%) VB
11 2 (0.38%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 2 (0.38%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.19%) C#
12 1 (0.19%) Go
12 1 (0.19%) Groovy
12 1 (0.19%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 87 (16.38%) Security Cleared
2 66 (12.43%) SC Cleared
3 43 (8.10%) Microsoft Certification
4 36 (6.78%) Degree
5 26 (4.90%) DV Cleared
6 21 (3.95%) Cisco Certification
7 19 (3.58%) MCSE
8 18 (3.39%) CCNP
8 18 (3.39%) MCP
9 16 (3.01%) CCNA
10 13 (2.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 12 (2.26%) HND
12 10 (1.88%) ITIL Certification
13 9 (1.69%) JNCIA
13 9 (1.69%) MCSA
14 7 (1.32%) CCDA
14 7 (1.32%) JNCIP
14 7 (1.32%) JNCIS
15 6 (1.13%) BPSS Clearance
16 5 (0.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.08%) SLA
2 5 (0.94%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (0.94%) QA
3 4 (0.75%) GDPR
3 4 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.38%) PMO
5 1 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.19%) Government Security Classifications
5 1 (0.19%) GRC
5 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.19%) ITGC
5 1 (0.19%) NIST
5 1 (0.19%) NIST 800
5 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.19%) PMBOK
System Software
1 149 (28.06%) Active Directory
2 137 (25.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 64 (12.05%) vSphere
4 45 (8.47%) Hyper-V
5 44 (8.29%) VMware NSX
6 40 (7.53%) VMware ESXi
7 39 (7.34%) Virtual Machines
8 17 (3.20%) vCloud
9 13 (2.45%) NFS
10 12 (2.26%) Docker
10 12 (2.26%) Virtual Desktop
11 10 (1.88%) Terminal Services
12 8 (1.51%) BitLocker
13 7 (1.32%) VMware Workstation
13 7 (1.32%) XenDesktop
14 5 (0.94%) Firmware
14 5 (0.94%) Virtual Servers
15 4 (0.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 4 (0.75%) XenApp
16 3 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 77 (14.50%) SCCM
2 47 (8.85%) Ansible
3 38 (7.16%) vCenter Server
4 33 (6.21%) Microsoft Intune
5 31 (5.84%) vRealize
6 29 (5.46%) WSUS
7 24 (4.52%) Terraform
8 20 (3.77%) Kubernetes
9 14 (2.64%) EMC NetWorker
10 12 (2.26%) FortiGate
11 11 (2.07%) Microsoft Clustering
11 11 (2.07%) NetBackup
12 9 (1.69%) SCOM
13 8 (1.51%) AirWatch
14 7 (1.32%) PowerCLI
14 7 (1.32%) SCVMM
15 6 (1.13%) Active Directory Federation Services
15 6 (1.13%) Avamar
15 6 (1.13%) Failover Clustering
15 6 (1.13%) vMotion
Vendors
1 229 (43.13%) VMware
2 178 (33.52%) Microsoft
3 160 (30.13%) HP
4 105 (19.77%) Cisco
5 82 (15.44%) EMC
6 53 (9.98%) Juniper
7 49 (9.23%) Citrix
8 47 (8.85%) NetApp
9 39 (7.34%) Apple
9 39 (7.34%) IBM
10 38 (7.16%) Oracle
11 36 (6.78%) F5
11 36 (6.78%) Red Hat
12 28 (5.27%) Veeam
13 27 (5.08%) Brocade
14 23 (4.33%) Hitachi
15 21 (3.95%) CheckPoint
15 21 (3.95%) Palo Alto
15 21 (3.95%) Salesforce.com
15 21 (3.95%) ServiceNow