Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 326 304 415
Rank change year-on-year -22 +111 +72
Contract jobs citing Dell 372 471 587
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.69% 0.82% 0.61%
As % of the Vendors category 1.69% 1.93% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 312 375
10th Percentile £185 £150 £173
25th Percentile £350 £233 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £425 £425
75th Percentile £538 £525 £550
90th Percentile £660 £606 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £425 £430
% change year-on-year -5.59% -1.16% +32.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 47 33
10th Percentile £13.13 £14.38 £15.30
25th Percentile £15.94 £17.25 £16.50
Median hourly rate £26.25 £20.00 £23.00
Median % change year-on-year +31.25% -13.04% +27.78%
75th Percentile £38.75 £32.40 £47.09
90th Percentile £45.50 £47.83 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% - +10.14%

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 22,070 24,351 40,133
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.21% 42.40% 41.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,132 15,191 25,342
10th Percentile £273 £213 £263
25th Percentile £375 £350 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £450 £450
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
75th Percentile £575 £550 £556
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 712 1,054 1,337
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.80 £10.75
25th Percentile £15.00 £14.50 £12.76
Median hourly rate £22.50 £18.90 £17.50
Median % change year-on-year +19.05% +8.00% +2.94%
75th Percentile £45.25 £31.64 £35.00
90th Percentile £58.75 £51.75 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.78 £18.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +4.31% +9.09% +4.04%

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 20 April 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 20 April 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 20 April 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 -17 306 £425 - 111
UK excluding London +17 215 £401 -5.59% 86
South East +77 105 £450 +4.65% 27
London -47 104 £425 +21.43% 25
Work from Home -180 92 £438 -32.69% 19
North of England +32 31 £400 +60.00% 19
South West +55 30 £384 +20.08% 11
Scotland -7 18 £376 +25.42% 4
North West +3 17 £400 +60.00% 11
Midlands -40 14 £225 -55.00% 18
East of England +37 11 £175 -41.67% 7
Yorkshire +32 11 £406 +41.30% 6
East Midlands -3 9 £175 -64.65% 6
Wales +14 8 £516 +8.68% 1
West Midlands -32 5 £399 -24.05% 12
North East +33 3 £400 +249.44% 2
Northern Ireland +10 1 £500 +257.14%

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

1 173 (46.51%) VMware
2 131 (35.22%) Windows
3 118 (31.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 114 (30.65%) Security Cleared
5 97 (26.08%) Microsoft
6 94 (25.27%) Cisco
7 89 (23.92%) Azure
8 88 (23.66%) SC Cleared
9 83 (22.31%) Linux
10 78 (20.97%) Active Directory
11 73 (19.62%) HP
11 73 (19.62%) VMware ESXi
12 67 (18.01%) vSphere
13 66 (17.74%) VMware NSX
14 65 (17.47%) Boomi
14 65 (17.47%) EMC
15 64 (17.20%) Windows Server
16 63 (16.94%) vRealize
17 62 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 62 (16.67%) Data Centre
18 59 (15.86%) ITIL
19 58 (15.59%) Agile Software Development
20 56 (15.05%) PowerShell
20 56 (15.05%) VSAN
21 55 (14.78%) vCenter Server
22 53 (14.25%) Firewall
23 51 (13.71%) DevOps
24 49 (13.17%) DNS
25 48 (12.90%) Ansible
26 43 (11.56%) Converged Infrastructure

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 29 (7.80%) SharePoint
2 11 (2.96%) OpenStack
3 8 (2.15%) Confluence
4 7 (1.88%) WebSphere
5 6 (1.61%) MS Exchange
6 5 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (1.34%) nginx
7 4 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (1.08%) MQSeries
7 4 (1.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.81%) Apache ServiceMix
8 3 (0.81%) JBoss
8 3 (0.81%) Red Hat Fuse
8 3 (0.81%) SAS
9 2 (0.54%) Jupyter
9 2 (0.54%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.27%) Apache Qpid
10 1 (0.27%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 17 (4.57%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (3.76%) MS Visio
3 11 (2.96%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (1.61%) NetSuite
2 4 (1.08%) UltiPro
3 2 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.27%) Lawson
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 89 (23.92%) Azure
2 65 (17.47%) Boomi
3 42 (11.29%) IaaS
4 36 (9.68%) AWS
4 36 (9.68%) Microsoft 365
5 32 (8.60%) PaaS
6 31 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
6 31 (8.33%) SaaS
7 12 (3.23%) Azure Key Vault
8 10 (2.69%) OpenShift
9 9 (2.42%) Dynamics 365
10 8 (2.15%) GitHub
11 7 (1.88%) iPaaS
12 6 (1.61%) Azure Data Factory
12 6 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
13 5 (1.34%) Power Platform
13 5 (1.34%) PowerApps
14 4 (1.08%) Apigee
14 4 (1.08%) Power Automate
14 4 (1.08%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 56 (15.05%) VSAN
2 53 (14.25%) Firewall
3 49 (13.17%) DNS
4 41 (11.02%) SAN
5 36 (9.68%) DHCP
6 31 (8.33%) WAN
7 22 (5.91%) TCP/IP
8 18 (4.84%) LAN
9 17 (4.57%) Cisco Nexus
10 15 (4.03%) VLAN
11 14 (3.76%) Remote Desktop
11 14 (3.76%) VPN
12 13 (3.49%) Cisco ASA
12 13 (3.49%) Ethernet
12 13 (3.49%) NetScaler
13 12 (3.23%) NAS
14 10 (2.69%) HTTP
15 8 (2.15%) iSCSI
15 8 (2.15%) Network Security
16 6 (1.61%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (2.15%) Hadoop
3 7 (1.88%) HBase
3 7 (1.88%) Tableau
4 6 (1.61%) Data Lake
4 6 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (1.34%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 5 (1.34%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (1.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (1.08%) Snowflake Schema
6 4 (1.08%) Star Schema
7 3 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.54%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (0.54%) Big Data
8 2 (0.54%) MySQL
8 2 (0.54%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.27%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.27%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 18 (4.84%) Jenkins
2 15 (4.03%) JIRA
3 13 (3.49%) Git (software)
4 7 (1.88%) SonarQube
5 6 (1.61%) GitLab
5 6 (1.61%) JUnit
5 6 (1.61%) Visual Studio
6 5 (1.34%) Bitbucket
7 4 (1.08%) Artifactory
7 4 (1.08%) Cucumber
7 4 (1.08%) JMeter
7 4 (1.08%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (1.08%) Postman
7 4 (1.08%) Rational Quality Manager
7 4 (1.08%) Rational Team Concert
7 4 (1.08%) Selenium
7 4 (1.08%) SoapUI
7 4 (1.08%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (0.81%) git-flow
9 2 (0.54%) RStudio
General
1 35 (9.41%) Finance
2 21 (5.65%) Public Sector
3 19 (5.11%) Banking
4 11 (2.96%) Telecoms
5 7 (1.88%) Marketing
6 6 (1.61%) Investment Banking
6 6 (1.61%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.08%) Electronics
7 4 (1.08%) Publishing
8 3 (0.81%) Back Office
8 3 (0.81%) Front Office
9 2 (0.54%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.54%) Law
9 2 (0.54%) Retail
10 1 (0.27%) Automotive
10 1 (0.27%) Games
10 1 (0.27%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 53 (14.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 38 (10.22%) Architect
3 30 (8.06%) VMware Engineer
4 29 (7.80%) Cloud Engineer
4 29 (7.80%) Consultant
5 27 (7.26%) Developer
6 20 (5.38%) Network Engineer
7 16 (4.30%) Administrator
7 16 (4.30%) Analyst
7 16 (4.30%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 14 (3.76%) Solutions Architect
9 12 (3.23%) DevOps Engineer
9 12 (3.23%) Support Engineer
10 11 (2.96%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
11 10 (2.69%) IT Engineer
12 9 (2.42%) Systems Administrator
12 9 (2.42%) VMware Consultant
12 9 (2.42%) Wintel Engineer
13 8 (2.15%) Data Centre Engineer
13 8 (2.15%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (9.14%) XML
2 33 (8.87%) JSON
3 18 (4.84%) Web Services
4 11 (2.96%) Node.js
4 11 (2.96%) REST
5 9 (2.42%) SOAP
6 8 (2.15%) .NET
6 8 (2.15%) Middleware
7 7 (1.88%) RESTful
8 6 (1.61%) Apache Camel
8 6 (1.61%) Hibernate
9 5 (1.34%) RabbitMQ
10 4 (1.08%) .NET Core
10 4 (1.08%) EDI
10 4 (1.08%) Swagger
11 3 (0.81%) MSMQ
11 3 (0.81%) WSDL
11 3 (0.81%) XML Schema
11 3 (0.81%) XSD
11 3 (0.81%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 62 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 18 (4.84%) Clustering
3 13 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (3.23%) CMDB
4 12 (3.23%) EMC VNX
5 11 (2.96%) Private Cloud
6 10 (2.69%) EMC VMAX
6 10 (2.69%) Hybrid Cloud
7 9 (2.42%) Replication
8 7 (1.88%) Driving Licence
9 6 (1.61%) Cloud Native
9 6 (1.61%) Enterprise Storage
9 6 (1.61%) User Experience
9 6 (1.61%) VxBlock/Vblock
10 5 (1.34%) HP Storage
10 5 (1.34%) HP StoreVirtual
11 4 (1.08%) Fibre Optics
11 4 (1.08%) Self-Motivation
11 4 (1.08%) Video Conferencing
12 3 (0.81%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 131 (35.22%) Windows
2 83 (22.31%) Linux
3 64 (17.20%) Windows Server
4 34 (9.14%) Windows 10
5 33 (8.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 28 (7.53%) Windows Server 2016
7 17 (4.57%) Ubuntu
8 14 (3.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (3.76%) Unix
8 14 (3.76%) Windows Server 2019
9 13 (3.49%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (2.96%) CentOS
11 10 (2.69%) Windows 7
12 6 (1.61%) Windows 8
13 5 (1.34%) AIX
13 5 (1.34%) Data ONTAP
14 3 (0.81%) Oracle Linux
14 3 (0.81%) SUSE
14 3 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
15 2 (0.54%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 59 (15.86%) ITIL
3 58 (15.59%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (13.71%) DevOps
5 43 (11.56%) Converged Infrastructure
6 39 (10.48%) Migration
7 33 (8.87%) Continuous Integration
8 27 (7.26%) Scrum
9 25 (6.72%) Change Management
9 25 (6.72%) Configuration Management
9 25 (6.72%) Load Balancing
10 19 (5.11%) Project Delivery
11 18 (4.84%) Microservices
12 17 (4.57%) Continuous Deployment
12 17 (4.57%) Infrastructure as Code
12 17 (4.57%) Service Management
13 16 (4.30%) High Availability
13 16 (4.30%) Storage Management
14 15 (4.03%) Mobile Device Management
14 15 (4.03%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 56 (15.05%) PowerShell
2 33 (8.87%) SQL
3 28 (7.53%) Java
4 26 (6.99%) Python
5 16 (4.30%) Bash Shell
6 6 (1.61%) Ada
6 6 (1.61%) Groovy
6 6 (1.61%) JavaScript
7 5 (1.34%) Perl
7 5 (1.34%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.54%) C#
8 2 (0.54%) Go
8 2 (0.54%) PHP
8 2 (0.54%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.27%) ABAP
9 1 (0.27%) C
9 1 (0.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 114 (30.65%) Security Cleared
2 88 (23.66%) SC Cleared
3 25 (6.72%) DV Cleared
4 19 (5.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 17 (4.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (3.49%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (3.23%) CCNA
7 12 (3.23%) CCNP
8 9 (2.42%) MCSA
9 8 (2.15%) MCSE
10 7 (1.88%) RHCE
11 5 (1.34%) CCIE
11 5 (1.34%) Degree
11 5 (1.34%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (1.34%) VCP6
12 4 (1.08%) JNCIA
13 3 (0.81%) ISTQB
13 3 (0.81%) JNCIP
13 3 (0.81%) JNCIS
13 3 (0.81%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.38%) SLA
2 8 (2.15%) QA
3 5 (1.34%) GDPR
4 3 (0.81%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.54%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.27%) BS25999
6 1 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.27%) PMBOK
System Software
1 118 (31.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 78 (20.97%) Active Directory
3 73 (19.62%) VMware ESXi
4 67 (18.01%) vSphere
5 66 (17.74%) VMware NSX
6 26 (6.99%) Hyper-V
7 17 (4.57%) Virtual Machines
8 16 (4.30%) NFS
8 16 (4.30%) XenApp
9 14 (3.76%) Docker
10 11 (2.96%) vCloud
11 8 (2.15%) Microsoft App-V
11 8 (2.15%) XenDesktop
12 7 (1.88%) HDFS
12 7 (1.88%) Virtual Desktop
12 7 (1.88%) Virtual Servers
13 6 (1.61%) Firmware
13 6 (1.61%) VMFS
14 4 (1.08%) DFS Replication
14 4 (1.08%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 63 (16.94%) vRealize
2 55 (14.78%) vCenter Server
3 48 (12.90%) Ansible
4 19 (5.11%) Terraform
5 18 (4.84%) PowerCLI
5 18 (4.84%) SCCM
6 14 (3.76%) Microsoft Intune
7 12 (3.23%) Microsoft Clustering
8 11 (2.96%) Avamar
8 11 (2.96%) Kubernetes
9 10 (2.69%) vMotion
9 10 (2.69%) vRealize Orchestrator
10 9 (2.42%) HAProxy
10 9 (2.42%) NetBackup
10 9 (2.42%) SCVMM
11 8 (2.15%) Opscode Chef
11 8 (2.15%) Red Hat Satellite
11 8 (2.15%) WSUS
12 7 (1.88%) CloudForms
12 7 (1.88%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 173 (46.51%) VMware
2 97 (26.08%) Microsoft
3 94 (25.27%) Cisco
4 73 (19.62%) HP
5 65 (17.47%) EMC
6 41 (11.02%) Citrix
7 34 (9.14%) Oracle
8 27 (7.26%) Red Hat
9 25 (6.72%) Juniper
10 22 (5.91%) IBM
11 16 (4.30%) NetApp
11 16 (4.30%) Palo Alto
12 14 (3.76%) Veeam
13 13 (3.49%) Isilon
14 12 (3.23%) MuleSoft
14 12 (3.23%) ServiceNow
15 11 (2.96%) SolarWinds
16 10 (2.69%) Brocade
16 10 (2.69%) SAP
16 10 (2.69%) Veritas