Period
to 22 August 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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 477 431 403
Rank change year-on-year -46 -28 +42
Contract jobs citing Dell 420 567 618
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.44% 0.52% 0.54%
As % of the Vendors category 1.01% 1.16% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 381 325
UK median daily rate £368 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +16.67%
10th Percentile £153 £181 £147
90th Percentile £561 £538 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £330 £350
% change year-on-year -1.52% -5.71% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 30 102
UK median hourly rate £16.81 £23.00 £17.99
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.93% +27.85% -10.05%
10th Percentile £12.10 £12.09 £11.20
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.88 £43.39
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.81 £20.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year -18.02% +26.15% -31.58%

Dell is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 41786 48679 50438
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 43.58% 44.95% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 25544 29876 29374
UK median daily rate £430 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.24% +3.13% +2.56%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £225
90th Percentile £613 £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 1642 2237
UK median hourly rate £17.38 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.71% - +2.94%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £44.36 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year -4.35% +1.47% +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 22 August 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 22 August 2017.

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 22 August 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 -39 386 £350 - 66
UK excluding London +21 263 £325 -1.52% 53
London -49 150 £450 +8.43% 14
Midlands +20 60 £280 -14.50% 17
South East -26 60 £324 -7.50% 5
North of England +43 46 £325 +8.33% 13
East Midlands +15 44 £273 -45.50% 5
East of England -17 34 £325 +27.45% 8
South West +3 32 £244 -20.73% 9
Scotland +44 28 £500 +21.21% 1
Yorkshire +40 27 £343 +18.10% 5
North West +21 19 £303 -4.72% 7
West Midlands +10 15 £438 +82.29% 12
Northern Ireland -58 2 £250 -
Wales -2 1 £350 +16.67%

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 252 (60.00%) Windows
2 190 (45.24%) Active Directory
3 176 (41.90%) Microsoft
4 168 (40.00%) HP
5 158 (37.62%) VMware
6 118 (28.10%) Windows Server
7 114 (27.14%) Cisco
8 103 (24.52%) VMware Infrastructure
9 97 (23.10%) DNS
9 97 (23.10%) Firewall
10 88 (20.95%) Linux
11 84 (20.00%) Finance
12 83 (19.76%) Windows Server 2012
13 78 (18.57%) ITIL
13 78 (18.57%) DHCP
13 78 (18.57%) SCCM
14 76 (18.10%) Windows 7
15 75 (17.86%) SAN
16 74 (17.62%) Office 365
17 71 (16.90%) Windows Server 2008
18 68 (16.19%) Microsoft Office
19 66 (15.71%) LAN
20 62 (14.76%) SQL
21 61 (14.52%) PowerShell
22 59 (14.05%) Hyper-V
23 58 (13.81%) MS Exchange
24 52 (12.38%) TCP/IP
25 51 (12.14%) IBM
26 48 (11.43%) WAN
26 48 (11.43%) EMC

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 58 (13.81%) MS Exchange
2 27 (6.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (5.95%) IIS
3 25 (5.95%) Skype for Business
4 17 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2007
4 17 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2013
5 15 (3.57%) SharePoint
6 9 (2.14%) WebSphere
7 6 (1.43%) Apache
7 6 (1.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 6 (1.43%) Tomcat
8 5 (1.19%) IBM Notes
9 3 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (0.71%) GlassFish
9 3 (0.71%) GroupWise
9 3 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (0.71%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.48%) Confluence
10 2 (0.48%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.48%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 68 (16.19%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (4.52%) MS Visio
3 16 (3.81%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.95%) SAP HCM
3 2 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.48%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.48%) SAP HR
3 2 (0.48%) SAP Payroll
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 74 (17.62%) Office 365
2 48 (11.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 42 (10.00%) Boomi
4 19 (4.52%) IaaS
5 18 (4.29%) PaaS
6 17 (4.05%) Amazon AWS
7 14 (3.33%) Azure Active Directory
7 14 (3.33%) SaaS
8 11 (2.62%) SuccessFactors
9 6 (1.43%) iPaaS
10 5 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (1.19%) Mimecast
11 4 (0.95%) G Suite
12 2 (0.48%) GitHub
13 1 (0.24%) Amazon ELB
13 1 (0.24%) Bluemix
13 1 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
13 1 (0.24%) IBM Cloud
13 1 (0.24%) SoftLayer
13 1 (0.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 97 (23.10%) DNS
1 97 (23.10%) Firewall
2 78 (18.57%) DHCP
3 75 (17.86%) SAN
4 66 (15.71%) LAN
5 52 (12.38%) TCP/IP
6 48 (11.43%) WAN
7 47 (11.19%) Wireless
8 40 (9.52%) VPN
9 36 (8.57%) LDAP
10 35 (8.33%) Internet
11 25 (5.95%) HTTP
12 21 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
13 19 (4.52%) NAS
13 19 (4.52%) Skype
13 19 (4.52%) VLAN
14 18 (4.29%) iSCSI
15 17 (4.05%) Ethernet
15 17 (4.05%) Network Security
16 13 (3.10%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (10.24%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.10%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (2.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (1.19%) RDBMS
4 5 (1.19%) Relational Database
5 4 (0.95%) MySQL
5 4 (0.95%) Oracle Database
5 4 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (0.95%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (0.71%) DataStage
7 2 (0.48%) Big Data
7 2 (0.48%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.48%) SAP HANA
7 2 (0.48%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.24%) EDRMS
8 1 (0.24%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.24%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (0.71%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.48%) Ant
2 2 (0.48%) Eclipse
2 2 (0.48%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.48%) JIRA
3 1 (0.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.24%) Subversion
3 1 (0.24%) Visual Studio
General
1 84 (20.00%) Finance
2 23 (5.48%) Banking
3 12 (2.86%) Telecoms
4 11 (2.62%) Manufacturing
5 10 (2.38%) Publishing
6 8 (1.90%) Retail
7 7 (1.67%) Back Office
8 6 (1.43%) Investment Banking
9 5 (1.19%) Legal
10 3 (0.71%) Advertising
10 3 (0.71%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.71%) Local Government
11 2 (0.48%) Law
11 2 (0.48%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.24%) Electronics
12 1 (0.24%) Games
Job Titles
1 52 (12.38%) Analyst
1 52 (12.38%) Support Engineer
2 39 (9.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 36 (8.57%) Architect
3 36 (8.57%) Desktop Support
4 32 (7.62%) Consultant
5 24 (5.71%) 2nd Line Support
6 23 (5.48%) Desktop Engineer
7 22 (5.24%) Windows Engineer
8 21 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
9 19 (4.52%) Security Analyst
10 18 (4.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 18 (4.29%) Network Engineer
11 17 (4.05%) Server Engineer
12 15 (3.57%) Technical Support
13 14 (3.33%) Administrator
13 14 (3.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
14 13 (3.10%) 1st/2nd Line Support
14 13 (3.10%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 13 (3.10%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (5.71%) Web Services
2 23 (5.48%) .NET
3 18 (4.29%) SAML
4 11 (2.62%) XML
5 9 (2.14%) OAuth
6 7 (1.67%) HTML
6 7 (1.67%) Middleware
6 7 (1.67%) XSLT
7 6 (1.43%) IBM Integration Bus
7 6 (1.43%) SOAP
8 4 (0.95%) J2EE
8 4 (0.95%) Java EE
8 4 (0.95%) JSON
8 4 (0.95%) REST
8 4 (0.95%) Software Packaging
8 4 (0.95%) WebSphere MQ
9 3 (0.71%) ASP.NET
9 3 (0.71%) LAMP
9 3 (0.71%) RESTful
9 3 (0.71%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 48 (11.43%) Data Centre
2 34 (8.10%) Management Information System
3 30 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (5.24%) EMC VNX
5 19 (4.52%) Driving Licence
6 13 (3.10%) Clustering
7 12 (2.86%) Blackberry
8 11 (2.62%) Client/Server
8 11 (2.62%) EPoS
9 9 (2.14%) iPhone
10 8 (1.90%) Computer Science
10 8 (1.90%) Hybrid Cloud
10 8 (1.90%) PKI
10 8 (1.90%) Replication
11 6 (1.43%) iPad
12 5 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (0.95%) DataPower
13 4 (0.95%) EMC VMAX
13 4 (0.95%) Private Cloud
13 4 (0.95%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 252 (60.00%) Windows
2 118 (28.10%) Windows Server
3 88 (20.95%) Linux
4 83 (19.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 76 (18.10%) Windows 7
6 71 (16.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 45 (10.71%) Windows 10
8 41 (9.76%) Windows Server 2003
9 24 (5.71%) Unix
10 23 (5.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 20 (4.76%) Windows XP
12 19 (4.52%) SUSE
13 16 (3.81%) Windows 8
14 14 (3.33%) Mac OS X
15 11 (2.62%) Android
16 10 (2.38%) CentOS
17 9 (2.14%) AIX
18 8 (1.90%) Solaris
19 7 (1.67%) Data ONTAP
20 5 (1.19%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (18.57%) ITIL
2 47 (11.19%) Information Security
3 39 (9.29%) Migration
4 27 (6.43%) Configuration Management
5 23 (5.48%) Break/Fix
6 22 (5.24%) Identity Access Management
7 20 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (4.52%) High Availability
8 19 (4.52%) Problem Management
9 18 (4.29%) SIEM
10 17 (4.05%) TOGAF
11 16 (3.81%) Network Management
11 16 (3.81%) Service Management
11 16 (3.81%) Task Automation
12 15 (3.57%) Project Management
13 14 (3.33%) Data Protection
13 14 (3.33%) ITIL V3
13 14 (3.33%) Load Balancing
14 13 (3.10%) IT Strategy
14 13 (3.10%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 62 (14.76%) SQL
2 61 (14.52%) PowerShell
3 18 (4.29%) VBScript
4 15 (3.57%) Java
5 14 (3.33%) Perl
6 13 (3.10%) Python
7 11 (2.62%) JavaScript
8 5 (1.19%) VB.NET
9 4 (0.95%) Bash Shell
9 4 (0.95%) C#
9 4 (0.95%) PHP
9 4 (0.95%) VB
10 3 (0.71%) Apex Code
11 2 (0.48%) C++
12 1 (0.24%) AWK
12 1 (0.24%) C
12 1 (0.24%) Korn
12 1 (0.24%) Ruby
12 1 (0.24%) sed
12 1 (0.24%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 45 (10.71%) Security Cleared
2 44 (10.48%) Microsoft Certification
3 43 (10.24%) Cisco Certification
4 29 (6.90%) CCNA
5 25 (5.95%) Degree
5 25 (5.95%) MCSE
5 25 (5.95%) SC Cleared
6 20 (4.76%) SANS
7 16 (3.81%) CCNP
8 14 (3.33%) JNCIA
9 13 (3.10%) MCP
10 12 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
10 12 (2.86%) JNCIS
11 11 (2.62%) A+ Certification
11 11 (2.62%) JNCIP
12 10 (2.38%) GCIA
12 10 (2.38%) GCIH
12 10 (2.38%) GIAC
12 10 (2.38%) MCITP
12 10 (2.38%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (7.86%) SLA
2 14 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (2.62%) PCI DSS
4 10 (2.38%) NIST 800
5 2 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.24%) COBIT
6 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 190 (45.24%) Active Directory
2 103 (24.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 59 (14.05%) Hyper-V
4 38 (9.05%) VMware ESXi
5 30 (7.14%) vSphere
6 29 (6.90%) XenApp
7 27 (6.43%) Virtual Machines
8 11 (2.62%) Virtual Desktop
9 10 (2.38%) Firmware
10 9 (2.14%) XenDesktop
11 5 (1.19%) ISA Server
11 5 (1.19%) KVM
11 5 (1.19%) NFS
11 5 (1.19%) Virtual Servers
12 4 (0.95%) VMware NSX
13 3 (0.71%) Shibboleth
13 3 (0.71%) XenServer
14 2 (0.48%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 2 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
14 2 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 78 (18.57%) SCCM
2 23 (5.48%) SCOM
3 16 (3.81%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 14 (3.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 12 (2.86%) NetBackup
5 12 (2.86%) WSUS
6 11 (2.62%) McAfee ePO
6 11 (2.62%) SCOrch
7 10 (2.38%) Backup Exec
7 10 (2.38%) vCenter Server
8 9 (2.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 8 (1.90%) Failover Clustering
10 7 (1.67%) IBM BigFix
10 7 (1.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 6 (1.43%) Microsoft Clustering
11 6 (1.43%) Puppet
12 5 (1.19%) Ansible
12 5 (1.19%) EMC NetWorker
12 5 (1.19%) SmoothWall
13 4 (0.95%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 176 (41.90%) Microsoft
2 168 (40.00%) HP
3 158 (37.62%) VMware
4 114 (27.14%) Cisco
5 51 (12.14%) IBM
6 48 (11.43%) EMC
7 43 (10.24%) Citrix
8 35 (8.33%) Symantec
9 33 (7.86%) Juniper
10 30 (7.14%) Oracle
10 30 (7.14%) Red Hat
11 29 (6.90%) NetApp
12 26 (6.19%) Veeam
13 22 (5.24%) Apple
13 22 (5.24%) McAfee
14 16 (3.81%) SonicWALL
15 15 (3.57%) CheckPoint
16 14 (3.33%) SAP
17 13 (3.10%) F5
18 10 (2.38%) FireEye