Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 493 432 439
Rank change year-on-year -61 +7 -1
Contract jobs citing Dell 399 564 555
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.40% 0.53% 0.49%
As % of the Vendors category 0.94% 1.18% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 383 300
UK median daily rate £330 £363 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.97% +2.84% +4.44%
10th Percentile £140 £200 £130
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £330 £311
% change year-on-year -9.09% +6.02% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 41 69
UK median hourly rate £16.81 £17.50 £15.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.97% +10.34% -20.70%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.50 £10.15
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £42.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.81 £17.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -3.97% +20.69% -35.56%

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 42654 47935 49288
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.92% 44.99% 43.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 26328 29331 29014
UK median daily rate £430 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.61% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £243 £240 £225
90th Percentile £619 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1386 1718 2165
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.00 £10.43
90th Percentile £45.00 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.93 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -0.41% - +3.03%

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 October 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 18 October 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 18 October 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 -76 364 £325 -10.65% 61
UK excluding London -32 236 £300 -9.09% 43
London -51 160 £405 -2.41% 18
South East -38 53 £333 +2.31% 13
Midlands +19 52 £258 -26.43% 5
North of England +40 41 £280 -18.55% 13
Scotland +34 31 £500 +21.95%
East of England -26 29 £300 +17.65% 7
South West +4 28 £238 -24.60% 5
West Midlands +17 27 £260 -18.75% 4
East Midlands +13 25 £253 -49.50% 1
Yorkshire +21 20 £388 +29.17% 7
North West +20 20 £265 -18.46% 5
Northern Ireland -51 2 £250 -
North East +58 1 - - 1
Wales -3 1 £210 -30.00%

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 255 (63.91%) Windows
2 178 (44.61%) HP
3 177 (44.36%) Microsoft
4 175 (43.86%) Active Directory
5 169 (42.36%) VMware
6 114 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
7 110 (27.57%) Windows Server
8 102 (25.56%) Cisco
9 90 (22.56%) SCCM
10 86 (21.55%) Finance
11 81 (20.30%) SAN
11 81 (20.30%) Linux
12 79 (19.80%) Firewall
12 79 (19.80%) Windows 7
13 77 (19.30%) DNS
14 69 (17.29%) Windows Server 2012
15 68 (17.04%) Office 365
16 66 (16.54%) ITIL
17 65 (16.29%) Microsoft Office
17 65 (16.29%) Windows Server 2008
18 63 (15.79%) MS Exchange
19 62 (15.54%) SQL
19 62 (15.54%) DHCP
20 61 (15.29%) Citrix
21 58 (14.54%) PowerShell
22 57 (14.29%) Hyper-V
22 57 (14.29%) LAN
22 57 (14.29%) Data Centre
23 52 (13.03%) TCP/IP
24 50 (12.53%) IBM

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 63 (15.79%) MS Exchange
2 28 (7.02%) Skype for Business
3 23 (5.76%) IIS
4 22 (5.51%) SharePoint
5 21 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
6 19 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (2.51%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (1.75%) IBM Notes
9 5 (1.25%) WebLogic
9 5 (1.25%) WebSphere
10 4 (1.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (0.75%) GroupWise
11 3 (0.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (0.75%) SAS
11 3 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (0.50%) JBoss
12 2 (0.50%) Mule
12 2 (0.50%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.50%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 65 (16.29%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (4.51%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (4.01%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.00%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (1.75%) Markit EDM
2 4 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.50%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.25%) Eikon
4 1 (0.25%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.25%) SAP Payroll
4 1 (0.25%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 68 (17.04%) Office 365
2 43 (10.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (8.27%) Boomi
4 18 (4.51%) IaaS
5 14 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
6 12 (3.01%) PaaS
7 10 (2.51%) Azure Active Directory
7 10 (2.51%) SaaS
8 5 (1.25%) G Suite
8 5 (1.25%) Mimecast
9 4 (1.00%) Amazon Glacier
9 4 (1.00%) Amazon S3
9 4 (1.00%) SuccessFactors
10 3 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.75%) GitHub
11 1 (0.25%) Azure Data Factory
11 1 (0.25%) Data Lake Analytics
11 1 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.25%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 81 (20.30%) SAN
2 79 (19.80%) Firewall
3 77 (19.30%) DNS
4 62 (15.54%) DHCP
5 57 (14.29%) LAN
6 52 (13.03%) TCP/IP
7 44 (11.03%) WAN
8 39 (9.77%) Wireless
9 36 (9.02%) VPN
10 32 (8.02%) Internet
11 23 (5.76%) NAS
12 21 (5.26%) LDAP
13 20 (5.01%) VLAN
14 19 (4.76%) Skype
15 18 (4.51%) HTTP
15 18 (4.51%) iSCSI
16 15 (3.76%) Wi-Fi
17 13 (3.26%) VoIP
18 12 (3.01%) Network Security
19 11 (2.76%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (11.03%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (2.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (1.25%) DataStage
6 4 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (0.75%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.75%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (0.50%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.50%) MySQL
8 2 (0.50%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.50%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.25%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.25%) Big Data
9 1 (0.25%) Data Lake
9 1 (0.25%) EDRMS
9 1 (0.25%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.25%) HDInsight
9 1 (0.25%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 5 (1.25%) MSI
2 4 (1.00%) Eclipse
2 4 (1.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.75%) Ant
4 2 (0.50%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.25%) JIRA
5 1 (0.25%) Maven
5 1 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 86 (21.55%) Finance
2 27 (6.77%) Banking
3 14 (3.51%) Telecoms
4 13 (3.26%) Publishing
5 9 (2.26%) Legal
6 6 (1.50%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.00%) Advertising
7 4 (1.00%) Back Office
7 4 (1.00%) Local Government
7 4 (1.00%) Retail
8 3 (0.75%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.75%) Front Office
8 3 (0.75%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.50%) Marketing
10 1 (0.25%) Electronics
10 1 (0.25%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 56 (14.04%) Support Engineer
2 49 (12.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 48 (12.03%) Analyst
4 46 (11.53%) Desktop Support
5 29 (7.27%) Architect
6 26 (6.52%) Desktop Engineer
7 25 (6.27%) Windows Engineer
8 24 (6.02%) 2nd Line Support
9 23 (5.76%) Consultant
10 22 (5.51%) Developer
11 20 (5.01%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 16 (4.01%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 16 (4.01%) Network Engineer
13 14 (3.51%) Storage Engineer
14 13 (3.26%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 13 (3.26%) 3rd Line Support
14 13 (3.26%) IT Support
14 13 (3.26%) Server Engineer
14 13 (3.26%) Support Analyst
14 13 (3.26%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (4.01%) .NET
2 15 (3.76%) SAML
3 12 (3.01%) Web Services
4 10 (2.51%) XML
5 9 (2.26%) HTML
5 9 (2.26%) OAuth
5 9 (2.26%) RESTful
6 7 (1.75%) XSLT
7 6 (1.50%) REST
7 6 (1.50%) SOAP
8 5 (1.25%) JSON
8 5 (1.25%) Middleware
8 5 (1.25%) Visualforce
9 4 (1.00%) J2EE
9 4 (1.00%) Java EE
9 4 (1.00%) Software Packaging
10 3 (0.75%) 802.1X
10 3 (0.75%) ASP.NET
10 3 (0.75%) WebSphere MQ
11 2 (0.50%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 57 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 33 (8.27%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 17 (4.26%) EMC VNX
5 16 (4.01%) Clustering
5 16 (4.01%) Replication
6 15 (3.76%) Driving Licence
7 11 (2.76%) Blackberry
7 11 (2.76%) Client/Server
7 11 (2.76%) iPhone
8 10 (2.51%) iPad
9 8 (2.01%) Hybrid Cloud
9 8 (2.01%) PKI
10 7 (1.75%) Private Cloud
11 6 (1.50%) EMC VMAX
11 6 (1.50%) EPoS
12 5 (1.25%) CMDB
12 5 (1.25%) VxBlock/Vblock
13 4 (1.00%) Data Structures
13 4 (1.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 255 (63.91%) Windows
2 110 (27.57%) Windows Server
3 81 (20.30%) Linux
4 79 (19.80%) Windows 7
5 69 (17.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 65 (16.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 46 (11.53%) Windows 10
8 34 (8.52%) Windows Server 2003
9 30 (7.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 21 (5.26%) Windows XP
11 17 (4.26%) Unix
12 13 (3.26%) SUSE
12 13 (3.26%) Windows 8
13 9 (2.26%) Mac OS X
14 8 (2.01%) Android
15 6 (1.50%) AIX
15 6 (1.50%) Windows Vista
16 5 (1.25%) Apple iOS
16 5 (1.25%) Solaris
17 4 (1.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (16.54%) ITIL
2 36 (9.02%) Migration
3 34 (8.52%) Information Security
4 24 (6.02%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (6.02%) Configuration Management
5 23 (5.76%) Break/Fix
6 22 (5.51%) High Availability
7 20 (5.01%) Problem Management
8 18 (4.51%) Incident Management
9 17 (4.26%) Network Management
10 16 (4.01%) Cybersecurity
10 16 (4.01%) Service Delivery
11 15 (3.76%) Service Management
12 14 (3.51%) Business Continuity
12 14 (3.51%) Project Management
13 13 (3.26%) BCP
13 13 (3.26%) Identity Access Management
13 13 (3.26%) Task Automation
13 13 (3.26%) TOGAF
14 12 (3.01%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 62 (15.54%) SQL
2 58 (14.54%) PowerShell
3 17 (4.26%) Java
4 15 (3.76%) VBScript
5 11 (2.76%) JavaScript
5 11 (2.76%) Perl
5 11 (2.76%) Python
6 8 (2.01%) C#
7 7 (1.75%) T-SQL
8 5 (1.25%) Apex Code
8 5 (1.25%) VB.NET
9 3 (0.75%) Bash Shell
9 3 (0.75%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.50%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.50%) VB
10 2 (0.50%) VBA
10 2 (0.50%) XPath
10 2 (0.50%) XQuery
11 1 (0.25%) Bourne shell
11 1 (0.25%) sed
Qualifications
1 47 (11.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (8.52%) MCSE
3 32 (8.02%) Security Cleared
4 28 (7.02%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (5.51%) CCNA
6 17 (4.26%) MCSA
6 17 (4.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 15 (3.76%) SC Cleared
8 13 (3.26%) CCNP
9 12 (3.01%) MCP
10 11 (2.76%) A+ Certification
10 11 (2.76%) Degree
10 11 (2.76%) ITIL Certification
11 10 (2.51%) GCIA
11 10 (2.51%) GCIH
11 10 (2.51%) GIAC
11 10 (2.51%) JNCIA
11 10 (2.51%) JNCIS
11 10 (2.51%) MCITP
11 10 (2.51%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (10.03%) SLA
2 13 (3.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (2.51%) NIST 800
4 2 (0.50%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.25%) COBIT
5 1 (0.25%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.25%) QA
System Software
1 175 (43.86%) Active Directory
2 114 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 39 (9.77%) VMware ESXi
5 34 (8.52%) vSphere
6 22 (5.51%) Virtual Machines
6 22 (5.51%) XenApp
7 12 (3.01%) XenDesktop
8 11 (2.76%) Virtual Desktop
9 9 (2.26%) Firmware
10 6 (1.50%) Microsoft App-V
10 6 (1.50%) Terminal Services
11 5 (1.25%) XenServer
12 4 (1.00%) VMware NSX
13 3 (0.75%) ISA Server
13 3 (0.75%) Virtual Servers
14 2 (0.50%) KVM
15 1 (0.25%) Docker
15 1 (0.25%) Forefront TMG
15 1 (0.25%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 90 (22.56%) SCCM
2 21 (5.26%) SCOM
3 19 (4.76%) NetBackup
4 16 (4.01%) Backup Exec
4 16 (4.01%) WSUS
5 15 (3.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 14 (3.51%) Norton AntiVirus
7 11 (2.76%) McAfee ePO
7 11 (2.76%) Microsoft Clustering
8 10 (2.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 10 (2.51%) vCenter Server
9 9 (2.26%) IBM BigFix
10 8 (2.01%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 7 (1.75%) AirWatch
11 7 (1.75%) Failover Clustering
12 6 (1.50%) HP Data Protector
12 6 (1.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 5 (1.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 5 (1.25%) Puppet
13 5 (1.25%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 178 (44.61%) HP
2 177 (44.36%) Microsoft
3 169 (42.36%) VMware
4 102 (25.56%) Cisco
5 61 (15.29%) Citrix
6 50 (12.53%) IBM
7 49 (12.28%) EMC
8 48 (12.03%) Symantec
9 43 (10.78%) NetApp
10 28 (7.02%) Veeam
11 24 (6.02%) Juniper
12 22 (5.51%) Oracle
12 22 (5.51%) Red Hat
13 18 (4.51%) McAfee
14 17 (4.26%) Apple
14 17 (4.26%) EqualLogic
14 17 (4.26%) SonicWALL
15 16 (4.01%) CommVault
16 15 (3.76%) 3PAR
17 14 (3.51%) Veritas