Period
to 19 January 2020

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 19 January 2020 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
19 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 316 422 476
Rank change year-on-year +106 +54 -32
Contract jobs citing Dell 537 540 451
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.75% 0.55% 0.45%
As % of the Vendors category 1.72% 1.29% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 340 270
UK median daily rate £370 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.94% +30.77% -7.21%
10th Percentile £150 £173 £140
90th Percentile £581 £638 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £372 £438 £311
% change year-on-year -14.97% +40.56% -7.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 47 48
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £14.36 £12.90 £13.09
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.09 £33.68
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.75 £17.50 £16.81
% change year-on-year +18.57% +4.14% -6.64%

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 31,210 41,831 42,172
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.54% 42.36% 42.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 19,398 25,918 26,600
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £225 £258 £231
90th Percentile £638 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,343 1,535 1,372
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +0.40% +2.53%
10th Percentile £11.85 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £52.45 £48.24 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +9.09% - -

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 19 January 2020.

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 19 January 2020.

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 19 January 2020. 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 +105 495 £370 -12.94% 181
UK excluding London +62 332 £372 -14.97% 152
London +151 198 £370 -11.90% 42
South East +30 96 £403 -5.73% 52
North of England +65 93 £301 -45.23% 42
North West +12 58 £160 -71.56% 24
Midlands +62 44 £425 -3.41% 21
South West +14 43 £323 -48.40% 11
Yorkshire +64 33 £355 +12.70% 14
West Midlands +47 33 £440 +35.38% 17
Wales +43 20 £400 +33.33% 5
East of England +30 18 £350 -17.65% 13
Scotland +13 18 £235 -27.69% 8
East Midlands +25 11 £150 -69.62% 4
North East +16 2 £282 -50.92% 4

For the 6 months to 19 January 2020, 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.

1 265 (49.35%) Windows
2 194 (36.13%) VMware
3 180 (33.52%) HP
4 157 (29.24%) Microsoft
5 147 (27.37%) Cisco
6 143 (26.63%) Windows 10
7 132 (24.58%) Active Directory
8 118 (21.97%) ITIL
9 117 (21.79%) EMC
10 113 (21.04%) Data Centre
11 110 (20.48%) Windows Server
12 108 (20.11%) Security Cleared
13 102 (18.99%) VMware Infrastructure
14 93 (17.32%) NetApp
15 91 (16.95%) Windows 7
16 78 (14.53%) Boomi
16 78 (14.53%) SCCM
17 77 (14.34%) Linux
17 77 (14.34%) Office 365
18 73 (13.59%) SAN
18 73 (13.59%) Finance
19 72 (13.41%) Firewall
20 71 (13.22%) DHCP
21 70 (13.04%) SC Cleared
22 68 (12.66%) DNS
23 65 (12.10%) Citrix
24 64 (11.92%) Azure
25 63 (11.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
26 58 (10.80%) Migration
26 58 (10.80%) Telecoms

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 31 (5.77%) MS Exchange
2 30 (5.59%) Skype for Business
3 28 (5.21%) SharePoint
4 16 (2.98%) IIS
5 15 (2.79%) Exchange Server 2010
6 12 (2.23%) WebSphere
7 11 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2013
8 10 (1.86%) Mattermost
9 6 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (0.93%) Apache
10 5 (0.93%) Confluence
10 5 (0.93%) OpenStack
11 4 (0.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 3 (0.56%) Anypoint
12 3 (0.56%) Mule
12 3 (0.56%) Sonic ESB
13 2 (0.37%) Apache ServiceMix
13 2 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.37%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.37%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 42 (7.82%) Microsoft Office
2 31 (5.77%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (1.49%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.74%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (2.42%) NetSuite
2 7 (1.30%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.37%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (0.37%) Shopify
4 2 (0.37%) SystmOne
4 2 (0.37%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.19%) Magento
5 1 (0.19%) Sage 1000
5 1 (0.19%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 78 (14.53%) Boomi
2 77 (14.34%) Office 365
3 64 (11.92%) Azure
4 45 (8.38%) AWS
5 30 (5.59%) SaaS
6 22 (4.10%) PaaS
7 19 (3.54%) Azure Active Directory
8 18 (3.35%) IaaS
9 12 (2.23%) iPaaS
10 10 (1.86%) GCP
11 6 (1.12%) GitHub
11 6 (1.12%) Mimecast
12 5 (0.93%) Apigee
12 5 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
13 4 (0.74%) AtomSphere
13 4 (0.74%) G Suite
13 4 (0.74%) SuccessFactors
14 3 (0.56%) OneDrive
14 3 (0.56%) Slack
15 2 (0.37%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 73 (13.59%) SAN
2 72 (13.41%) Firewall
3 71 (13.22%) DHCP
4 68 (12.66%) DNS
5 49 (9.12%) LAN
6 45 (8.38%) TCP/IP
7 36 (6.70%) WAN
8 33 (6.15%) VPN
9 30 (5.59%) Skype
10 28 (5.21%) NetScaler
11 20 (3.72%) VLAN
12 15 (2.79%) Wireless
13 14 (2.61%) BGP
13 14 (2.61%) Cisco Nexus
13 14 (2.61%) Remote Desktop
13 14 (2.61%) VoIP
14 13 (2.42%) HTTP
14 13 (2.42%) NAS
15 12 (2.23%) EIGRP
15 12 (2.23%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (4.66%) SQL Server
2 18 (3.35%) MySQL
3 10 (1.86%) SQL Server 2016
4 9 (1.68%) Big Data
5 8 (1.49%) Relational Database
6 7 (1.30%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (0.74%) NoSQL
7 4 (0.74%) Oracle Database
7 4 (0.74%) RDBMS
7 4 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (0.56%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (0.56%) SQL Server 2017
9 2 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.37%) Oracle Exadata
10 1 (0.19%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.19%) OLTP
10 1 (0.19%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.19%) PowerCenter
10 1 (0.19%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 14 (2.61%) JIRA
2 6 (1.12%) GitLab
3 4 (0.74%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.56%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.56%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.37%) InstallShield
5 2 (0.37%) Protractor
5 2 (0.37%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.19%) AdminStudio
6 1 (0.19%) ER Studio
6 1 (0.19%) ERwin
6 1 (0.19%) PowerDesigner
6 1 (0.19%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.19%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.19%) WinDbg
6 1 (0.19%) Wise Package Studio
6 1 (0.19%) Zephyr
General
1 73 (13.59%) Finance
2 58 (10.80%) Telecoms
3 54 (10.06%) Banking
4 50 (9.31%) Retail
5 37 (6.89%) Public Sector
6 6 (1.12%) Financial Institution
7 5 (0.93%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.74%) Back Office
8 4 (0.74%) Legal
8 4 (0.74%) Local Government
9 3 (0.56%) Marketing
10 2 (0.37%) Electronics
10 2 (0.37%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.37%) Welsh Language
11 1 (0.19%) Automotive
11 1 (0.19%) Games
11 1 (0.19%) Police
11 1 (0.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 68 (12.66%) Architect
2 62 (11.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 43 (8.01%) Network Engineer
4 36 (6.70%) Build Engineer
4 36 (6.70%) Deployment Engineer
5 33 (6.15%) Windows Engineer
6 28 (5.21%) Support Engineer
7 26 (4.84%) Analyst
7 26 (4.84%) Storage Engineer
8 22 (4.10%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 22 (4.10%) Consultant
9 20 (3.72%) Developer
9 20 (3.72%) Server Engineer
10 18 (3.35%) 2nd Line Support
10 18 (3.35%) Solutions Architect
11 17 (3.17%) Desktop Support
12 16 (2.98%) Support Technician
13 15 (2.79%) Backup Engineer
14 14 (2.61%) Administrator
14 14 (2.61%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (6.33%) Web Services
2 31 (5.77%) XML
3 23 (4.28%) JSON
4 19 (3.54%) REST
5 17 (3.17%) SOAP
6 14 (2.61%) .NET
7 13 (2.42%) 802.1X
7 13 (2.42%) XSLT
8 11 (2.05%) Node.js
9 10 (1.86%) EDI
10 7 (1.30%) Kafka
10 7 (1.30%) LDAP
10 7 (1.30%) SAML
10 7 (1.30%) WSDL
11 6 (1.12%) HTML
12 5 (0.93%) CSS
12 5 (0.93%) RESTful
12 5 (0.93%) XML Schema
12 5 (0.93%) XSD
13 4 (0.74%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 113 (21.04%) Data Centre
2 41 (7.64%) Driving Licence
3 31 (5.77%) User Experience
4 25 (4.66%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (3.72%) Clustering
5 20 (3.72%) Self-Motivation
6 17 (3.17%) Video Conferencing
7 16 (2.98%) Blackberry
8 15 (2.79%) PKI
9 14 (2.61%) Enterprise Software
10 13 (2.42%) Management Information System
11 11 (2.05%) Enterprise Storage
12 9 (1.68%) Fibre Optics
13 8 (1.49%) Public Cloud
13 8 (1.49%) Replication
14 7 (1.30%) Data Protection Act
14 7 (1.30%) Private Cloud
15 6 (1.12%) CMDB
15 6 (1.12%) EMC VMAX
16 5 (0.93%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 265 (49.35%) Windows
2 143 (26.63%) Windows 10
3 110 (20.48%) Windows Server
4 91 (16.95%) Windows 7
5 77 (14.34%) Linux
6 56 (10.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 54 (10.06%) Windows Server 2012
8 27 (5.03%) Unix
9 20 (3.72%) Android
10 16 (2.98%) Apple iOS
11 15 (2.79%) Windows 8
12 13 (2.42%) Windows Server 2003
13 11 (2.05%) VMS
14 9 (1.68%) SUSE
15 8 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 7 (1.30%) Mac OS X
17 6 (1.12%) Solaris
18 4 (0.74%) Windows XP
19 3 (0.56%) Windows Mobile
20 2 (0.37%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (21.97%) ITIL
2 63 (11.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 58 (10.80%) Migration
4 46 (8.57%) Break/Fix
5 44 (8.19%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (8.19%) ITSM
6 39 (7.26%) Workflow
7 38 (7.08%) DevOps
8 37 (6.89%) Change Management
9 36 (6.70%) Service Management
10 35 (6.52%) Problem-Solving
11 30 (5.59%) Incident Management
12 25 (4.66%) Problem Management
13 24 (4.47%) SOA
14 23 (4.28%) Data Protection
15 22 (4.10%) High Availability
16 21 (3.91%) Business Continuity
16 21 (3.91%) Continuous Integration
16 21 (3.91%) Data Management
17 20 (3.72%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 54 (10.06%) PowerShell
2 51 (9.50%) SQL
3 22 (4.10%) Java
4 20 (3.72%) Python
5 9 (1.68%) JavaScript
6 7 (1.30%) C#
7 6 (1.12%) PL/SQL
8 5 (0.93%) Go
9 4 (0.74%) Bash Shell
9 4 (0.74%) Perl
9 4 (0.74%) VBA
10 3 (0.56%) Ruby
11 2 (0.37%) TypeScript
11 2 (0.37%) VBScript
11 2 (0.37%) XPath
12 1 (0.19%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.19%) ActionScript 2.0
12 1 (0.19%) C
Qualifications
1 108 (20.11%) Security Cleared
2 70 (13.04%) SC Cleared
3 38 (7.08%) Cisco Certification
4 30 (5.59%) CCNP
4 30 (5.59%) Degree
5 28 (5.21%) Microsoft Certification
6 27 (5.03%) CCNA
6 27 (5.03%) DV Cleared
7 20 (3.72%) MCSE
8 18 (3.35%) CCDA
9 16 (2.98%) Dell Certification
10 15 (2.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 11 (2.05%) A+ Certification
12 10 (1.86%) CCIE
13 9 (1.68%) JNCIA
13 9 (1.68%) JNCIP
13 9 (1.68%) JNCIS
14 8 (1.49%) Citrix Certification
14 8 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
15 7 (1.30%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.03%) SLA
2 7 (1.30%) QA
3 2 (0.37%) COBIT
3 2 (0.37%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.37%) GDPR
3 2 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.19%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.19%) NIST
4 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.19%) PMO
4 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 132 (24.58%) Active Directory
2 102 (18.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (10.61%) Hyper-V
4 52 (9.68%) vSphere
5 36 (6.70%) VMware ESXi
6 30 (5.59%) XenApp
7 29 (5.40%) XenDesktop
8 21 (3.91%) Virtual Machines
9 19 (3.54%) VMware NSX
10 17 (3.17%) Microsoft App-V
11 14 (2.61%) Virtual Desktop
12 13 (2.42%) DFS Replication
13 12 (2.23%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 12 (2.23%) Firmware
14 8 (1.49%) Virtual Servers
15 7 (1.30%) BitLocker
15 7 (1.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 4 (0.74%) Docker
16 4 (0.74%) vCloud
17 3 (0.56%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 78 (14.53%) SCCM
2 35 (6.52%) NetBackup
3 21 (3.91%) SCOM
4 20 (3.72%) Ansible
4 20 (3.72%) vRealize
4 20 (3.72%) WSUS
5 19 (3.54%) vCenter Server
6 15 (2.79%) Backup Exec
7 14 (2.61%) Failover Clustering
8 13 (2.42%) McAfee ePO
8 13 (2.42%) Microsoft Intune
9 12 (2.23%) SCVMM
10 10 (1.86%) Microsoft Clustering
10 10 (1.86%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 9 (1.68%) SCSM
11 9 (1.68%) Single Sign-On
12 8 (1.49%) Kubernetes
12 8 (1.49%) Puppet
13 7 (1.30%) SCDPM
14 6 (1.12%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 194 (36.13%) VMware
2 180 (33.52%) HP
3 157 (29.24%) Microsoft
4 147 (27.37%) Cisco
5 117 (21.79%) EMC
6 93 (17.32%) NetApp
7 65 (12.10%) Citrix
8 40 (7.45%) Oracle
9 38 (7.08%) Juniper
10 36 (6.70%) IBM
11 31 (5.77%) MuleSoft
12 25 (4.66%) SolarWinds
12 25 (4.66%) Veeam
13 24 (4.47%) Veritas
14 19 (3.54%) Splunk
15 18 (3.35%) McAfee
16 17 (3.17%) Red Hat
17 16 (2.98%) Brocade
18 15 (2.79%) Apple
18 15 (2.79%) Remedy