Period
to 22 June 2018

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 June 2018 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 475 463 468
Rank change year-on-year -12 +5 -33
Contract jobs citing Dell 444 409 491
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.44% 0.45% 0.46%
As % of the Vendors category 1.06% 1.02% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 224 315
UK median daily rate £338 £345 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.17% -1.43% -
10th Percentile £154 £163 £179
90th Percentile £588 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £308 £350
% change year-on-year +21.14% -12.14% +9.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 42 27
UK median hourly rate £18.82 £18.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.54% -21.74% +18.86%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.10 £9.80
90th Percentile £46.50 £50.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.81 £23.00
% change year-on-year +4.14% -26.93% +37.56%

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 41,862 40,251 47,347
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.76% 44.07% 44.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,987 24,610 28,909
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £244
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,524 1,421 1,632
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -5.41% +5.71%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.23
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -3.03% -8.33% +5.88%

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 June 2018.

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 June 2018.

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 22 June 2018. 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 -20 418 £340 -1.45% 119
UK excluding London -50 245 £373 +21.14% 95
London +18 191 £325 -18.75% 32
South East -17 82 £355 +1.43% 29
North of England -7 54 £388 +19.23% 25
Midlands -39 39 £413 +47.32% 12
Yorkshire -8 35 £400 +23.08% 13
East of England +4 34 £314 +8.19% 15
East Midlands -28 20 £400 +52.38% 3
West Midlands -34 19 £425 - 9
South West -16 15 £319 +15.91% 6
North West -18 15 £375 +30.43% 10
Scotland -40 13 £450 +5.88% 6
Wales -5 8 £300 +100.00% 1
North East - 4 £140 - 2
Northern Ireland +15 1 £250 - 1

For the 6 months to 22 June 2018, 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.

1 211 (47.52%) Windows
2 170 (38.29%) VMware
3 159 (35.81%) Active Directory
4 135 (30.41%) HP
5 129 (29.05%) Microsoft
6 117 (26.35%) Cisco
7 106 (23.87%) Windows Server
8 104 (23.42%) VMware Infrastructure
9 86 (19.37%) DNS
9 86 (19.37%) Citrix
10 83 (18.69%) EMC
10 83 (18.69%) Migration
11 81 (18.24%) ITIL
11 81 (18.24%) Data Centre
12 80 (18.02%) Firewall
13 79 (17.79%) Finance
14 77 (17.34%) DHCP
15 73 (16.44%) SAN
16 69 (15.54%) SCCM
17 66 (14.86%) Office 365
18 64 (14.41%) MS Exchange
19 62 (13.96%) Boomi
20 59 (13.29%) PowerShell
21 58 (13.06%) Linux
22 56 (12.61%) SQL
22 56 (12.61%) Microsoft Azure
22 56 (12.61%) VMware ESXi
23 53 (11.94%) Hyper-V
23 53 (11.94%) NetApp
24 50 (11.26%) Windows 10

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 64 (14.41%) MS Exchange
2 40 (9.01%) Skype for Business
3 32 (7.21%) SharePoint
4 13 (2.93%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (2.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 9 (2.03%) Anypoint
6 9 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (1.80%) BizTalk Server
8 7 (1.58%) IIS
9 6 (1.35%) JBoss
9 6 (1.35%) WebSphere
10 5 (1.13%) Apache
11 4 (0.90%) Apache ServiceMix
11 4 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (0.90%) Oracle Application Server
12 3 (0.68%) Confluence
12 3 (0.68%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.68%) WebSphere Application Server
13 2 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2003
13 2 (0.45%) MQSeries
Applications
1 44 (9.91%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (2.70%) MS Visio
3 6 (1.35%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.45%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.23%) Revit
Business Applications
1 9 (2.03%) RMDS
2 4 (0.90%) SAP HCM
3 3 (0.68%) Markit EDM
3 3 (0.68%) SAP Hybris
4 2 (0.45%) Eikon
4 2 (0.45%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.23%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.23%) Maximo
5 1 (0.23%) OPENHousing
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.23%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.23%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.23%) SAP FI-AA
5 1 (0.23%) SAP FI-GL
Cloud Services
1 66 (14.86%) Office 365
2 62 (13.96%) Boomi
3 56 (12.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 36 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
5 15 (3.38%) Azure Active Directory
6 12 (2.70%) IaaS
6 12 (2.70%) iPaaS
7 10 (2.25%) PaaS
8 8 (1.80%) G Suite
8 8 (1.80%) Yammer
9 6 (1.35%) SaaS
10 5 (1.13%) GitHub
10 5 (1.13%) SuccessFactors
11 4 (0.90%) OneDrive
12 3 (0.68%) Amazon Glacier
12 3 (0.68%) Amazon S3
12 3 (0.68%) AtomSphere
13 2 (0.45%) Dynamics 365
14 1 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
14 1 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 86 (19.37%) DNS
2 80 (18.02%) Firewall
3 77 (17.34%) DHCP
4 73 (16.44%) SAN
5 35 (7.88%) TCP/IP
5 35 (7.88%) WAN
6 29 (6.53%) LAN
6 29 (6.53%) NAS
7 28 (6.31%) Skype
8 27 (6.08%) VPN
9 23 (5.18%) iSCSI
10 22 (4.95%) SSL
10 22 (4.95%) Wireless
11 17 (3.83%) NetScaler
12 15 (3.38%) Fibre Channel
12 15 (3.38%) Internet
12 15 (3.38%) SMTP
12 15 (3.38%) VLAN
13 14 (3.15%) SNMP
14 13 (2.93%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (7.88%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.70%) Oracle Database
3 10 (2.25%) Oracle Database 11g
4 9 (2.03%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (1.58%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (1.35%) SAP HANA
6 6 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (1.13%) SQLPlus
8 4 (0.90%) MySQL
9 3 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.45%) Big Data
10 2 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.45%) DataStage
10 2 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.23%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.23%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.23%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (0.23%) phpMyAdmin
11 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 8 (1.80%) Eclipse
2 7 (1.58%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.13%) Jenkins
4 4 (0.90%) MSI
5 2 (0.45%) Ant
5 2 (0.45%) Hudson
5 2 (0.45%) IntelliJ
5 2 (0.45%) NetBeans
5 2 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.23%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.23%) Subversion
6 1 (0.23%) Toad
6 1 (0.23%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 79 (17.79%) Finance
2 23 (5.18%) Banking
3 18 (4.05%) Telecoms
4 13 (2.93%) Retail
5 8 (1.80%) Investment Banking
6 7 (1.58%) Legal
7 6 (1.35%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.13%) Back Office
9 4 (0.90%) Multimedia
9 4 (0.90%) Publishing
10 2 (0.45%) Front Office
10 2 (0.45%) Games
10 2 (0.45%) Local Government
10 2 (0.45%) Marketing
11 1 (0.23%) Electronics
11 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.23%) International Banking
11 1 (0.23%) Law
11 1 (0.23%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 64 (14.41%) Analyst
2 40 (9.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 39 (8.78%) Architect
3 39 (8.78%) Support Engineer
4 37 (8.33%) Network Engineer
5 36 (8.11%) Developer
6 26 (5.86%) Consultant
7 25 (5.63%) Desktop Support
8 18 (4.05%) Desktop Engineer
9 17 (3.83%) Cisco Engineer
10 16 (3.60%) Support Analyst
10 16 (3.60%) VMware Engineer
11 15 (3.38%) Hardware Engineer
11 15 (3.38%) Storage Engineer
11 15 (3.38%) Windows Engineer
12 14 (3.15%) Server Engineer
13 13 (2.93%) Desktop Support Engineer
13 13 (2.93%) Integration Developer
13 13 (2.93%) Technical Support
14 12 (2.70%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (5.18%) XML
2 22 (4.95%) REST
2 22 (4.95%) SOAP
3 16 (3.60%) Web Services
4 14 (3.15%) JSON
4 14 (3.15%) LDAP
5 13 (2.93%) Middleware
5 13 (2.93%) XSL
6 12 (2.70%) .NET
7 9 (2.03%) XSD
8 8 (1.80%) 802.1X
9 7 (1.58%) CSS
9 7 (1.58%) HTML
9 7 (1.58%) Java EE
9 7 (1.58%) Java SE
9 7 (1.58%) RESTful
9 7 (1.58%) SAP PI
10 6 (1.35%) Apache Camel
10 6 (1.35%) Regular Expression
11 5 (1.13%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 81 (18.24%) Data Centre
2 32 (7.21%) Clustering
3 26 (5.86%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (4.95%) Replication
5 17 (3.83%) Enterprise Software
6 14 (3.15%) Fat Client
6 14 (3.15%) Thin Client
7 12 (2.70%) Management Information System
7 12 (2.70%) PKI
8 9 (2.03%) Enterprise Storage
8 9 (2.03%) NHS
8 9 (2.03%) Self-Motivation
9 7 (1.58%) Blackberry
9 7 (1.58%) iPhone
10 6 (1.35%) Driving Licence
10 6 (1.35%) EMC VNX
10 6 (1.35%) Smartphone
11 5 (1.13%) Client/Server
12 4 (0.90%) EPoS
12 4 (0.90%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 211 (47.52%) Windows
2 106 (23.87%) Windows Server
3 58 (13.06%) Linux
4 50 (11.26%) Windows 10
5 49 (11.04%) Windows 7
6 48 (10.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 45 (10.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 32 (7.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 27 (6.08%) Unix
10 17 (3.83%) Solaris
11 15 (3.38%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (2.03%) Mac OS
12 9 (2.03%) Windows 8
13 7 (1.58%) CentOS
13 7 (1.58%) SUSE
13 7 (1.58%) Windows 2000
13 7 (1.58%) Windows Vista
14 6 (1.35%) Android
15 5 (1.13%) Windows XP
16 3 (0.68%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (18.69%) Migration
2 81 (18.24%) ITIL
3 45 (10.14%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (6.53%) Problem-Solving
4 29 (6.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 28 (6.31%) High Availability
6 27 (6.08%) Service Management
7 25 (5.63%) Change Management
8 20 (4.50%) DevOps
9 19 (4.28%) Change Control
9 19 (4.28%) Problem Management
9 19 (4.28%) Project Management
10 17 (3.83%) Business Continuity
10 17 (3.83%) Data Centre Operations
10 17 (3.83%) Disaster Recovery
10 17 (3.83%) Information Security
10 17 (3.83%) SOA
11 15 (3.38%) Capacity Planning
11 15 (3.38%) Load Balancing
12 12 (2.70%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (13.29%) PowerShell
2 56 (12.61%) SQL
3 33 (7.43%) Java
4 14 (3.15%) PL/SQL
4 14 (3.15%) VBScript
5 11 (2.48%) Shell Script
6 9 (2.03%) JavaScript
6 9 (2.03%) Python
6 9 (2.03%) XPath
6 9 (2.03%) XQuery
7 8 (1.80%) ABAP
8 7 (1.58%) VB
9 5 (1.13%) C
9 5 (1.13%) T-SQL
9 5 (1.13%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.45%) Apex Code
10 2 (0.45%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.45%) C#
10 2 (0.45%) Perl
10 2 (0.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 43 (9.68%) Security Cleared
2 37 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 30 (6.76%) SC Cleared
4 29 (6.53%) Cisco Certification
5 26 (5.86%) MCSE
6 18 (4.05%) Degree
7 16 (3.60%) MCSA
8 13 (2.93%) CCNA
9 12 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 11 (2.48%) DBS Check
11 9 (2.03%) Citrix Certification
11 9 (2.03%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (1.80%) CCA
12 8 (1.80%) CCIE
12 8 (1.80%) CCNP
12 8 (1.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 8 (1.80%) MCP
13 6 (1.35%) BPSS Clearance
13 6 (1.35%) RHCE
14 5 (1.13%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (6.08%) SLA
2 11 (2.48%) QA
3 6 (1.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.68%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.68%) PMO
5 2 (0.45%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.23%) COBIT
System Software
1 159 (35.81%) Active Directory
2 104 (23.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 56 (12.61%) VMware ESXi
4 53 (11.94%) Hyper-V
5 39 (8.78%) vSphere
6 29 (6.53%) Microsoft App-V
7 26 (5.86%) XenApp
8 18 (4.05%) XenDesktop
9 13 (2.93%) Virtual Machines
10 11 (2.48%) Virtual Servers
11 10 (2.25%) DFS Replication
11 10 (2.25%) Firmware
11 10 (2.25%) XenServer
12 8 (1.80%) Terminal Services
13 7 (1.58%) Virtual Desktop
14 5 (1.13%) KVM
14 5 (1.13%) ProxySG
15 4 (0.90%) Oracle RAC
16 3 (0.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 2 (0.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 69 (15.54%) SCCM
2 22 (4.95%) NetBackup
3 17 (3.83%) Backup Exec
3 17 (3.83%) vCenter Server
4 12 (2.70%) Failover Clustering
5 10 (2.25%) Norton AntiVirus
6 9 (2.03%) PowerCLI
6 9 (2.03%) SCOM
7 8 (1.80%) Ansible
7 8 (1.80%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 8 (1.80%) HP Data Protector
7 8 (1.80%) Microsoft Clustering
7 8 (1.80%) Microsoft Intune
8 5 (1.13%) AirWatch
8 5 (1.13%) WSUS
9 4 (0.90%) FortiGate
9 4 (0.90%) Nessus
9 4 (0.90%) Netcool
9 4 (0.90%) Single Sign-On
10 3 (0.68%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 170 (38.29%) VMware
2 135 (30.41%) HP
3 129 (29.05%) Microsoft
4 117 (26.35%) Cisco
5 86 (19.37%) Citrix
6 83 (18.69%) EMC
7 53 (11.94%) NetApp
8 49 (11.04%) IBM
9 41 (9.23%) Oracle
10 31 (6.98%) F5
10 31 (6.98%) Splunk
11 30 (6.76%) Red Hat
12 26 (5.86%) Juniper
13 23 (5.18%) Dell Compellent
13 23 (5.18%) Symantec
14 21 (4.73%) Apple
14 21 (4.73%) Google
15 20 (4.50%) EqualLogic
16 19 (4.28%) CheckPoint
17 18 (4.05%) Veeam