Period
to 13 November 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 13 November 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
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 462 486 441
Rank change year-on-year +24 -45 +2
Contract jobs citing Dell 496 449 555
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.48% 0.44% 0.53%
As % of the Vendors category 1.13% 1.03% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 249 368
UK median daily rate £393 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.14% - -5.08%
10th Percentile £156 £140 £200
90th Percentile £586 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £313 £340
% change year-on-year +20.00% -8.09% +4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 68 44
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £16.81 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.79% -3.97% +12.90%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.35 £12.58
90th Percentile £46.82 £50.00 £48.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.05 £16.40 £18.00
% change year-on-year -8.25% -8.88% +24.14%

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 43,770 43,769 47,552
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.20% 42.84% 45.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 27,148 27,177 29,021
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +3.61% +3.75%
10th Percentile £250 £238 £238
90th Percentile £625 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £424 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.00% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,667 1,464 1,711
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.11% +5.94% -5.71%
10th Percentile £10.77 £10.60 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.75 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +1.52% - -5.71%

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 13 November 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 13 November 2018.

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 13 November 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 +30 449 £400 +23.08% 160
UK excluding London +4 309 £375 +20.00% 103
London +11 174 £420 -1.18% 61
South East +34 117 £385 +9.22% 31
North of England +7 79 £506 +70.89% 24
North West +13 42 £531 +94.95% 15
Yorkshire +6 35 £394 -12.50% 9
Scotland -10 32 £288 -42.50% 2
East of England +3 31 £338 +12.50% 10
Midlands -34 30 £350 +34.62% 17
West Midlands -26 24 £305 +17.31% 10
South West -56 14 £262 -3.85% 17
East Midlands -7 6 £350 +25.00% 7
Wales -17 6 £300 -13.04% 2
North East +1 2 - -

For the 6 months to 13 November 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.

1 226 (45.56%) Windows
2 159 (32.06%) VMware
3 150 (30.24%) Microsoft
4 134 (27.02%) Active Directory
5 121 (24.40%) Boomi
6 120 (24.19%) HP
7 105 (21.17%) Windows Server
8 95 (19.15%) VMware Infrastructure
9 85 (17.14%) Cisco
10 83 (16.73%) Office 365
11 82 (16.53%) Windows 10
12 80 (16.13%) EMC
12 80 (16.13%) Migration
13 77 (15.52%) SCCM
14 75 (15.12%) Citrix
15 70 (14.11%) Data Centre
16 68 (13.71%) ITIL
17 65 (13.10%) Firewall
17 65 (13.10%) Windows 7
18 63 (12.70%) Microsoft Azure
18 63 (12.70%) Finance
19 61 (12.30%) Linux
19 61 (12.30%) SAN
19 61 (12.30%) DNS
20 60 (12.10%) PowerShell
20 60 (12.10%) Infrastructure Engineering
21 56 (11.29%) Oracle
22 55 (11.09%) VMware ESXi
23 54 (10.89%) SQL
24 48 (9.68%) DHCP

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 46 (9.27%) MS Exchange
2 29 (5.85%) SharePoint
3 24 (4.84%) BizTalk Server
4 22 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2010
5 20 (4.03%) Skype for Business
6 17 (3.43%) WebSphere
7 10 (2.02%) Anypoint
7 10 (2.02%) CMS
8 9 (1.81%) IIS
8 9 (1.81%) Oracle Application Server
9 8 (1.61%) Apache ServiceMix
9 8 (1.61%) Drupal
9 8 (1.61%) JBoss
10 7 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2013
11 6 (1.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 5 (1.01%) Apache
13 4 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2007
13 4 (0.81%) Tomcat
14 3 (0.60%) WebLogic
15 2 (0.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 40 (8.06%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (3.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (1.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 9 (1.81%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.81%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.20%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 8 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.81%) SAP ERP
3 3 (0.60%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.60%) Eikon
4 2 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.20%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.20%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.20%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 121 (24.40%) Boomi
2 83 (16.73%) Office 365
3 63 (12.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 33 (6.65%) Amazon AWS
5 25 (5.04%) PaaS
6 21 (4.23%) iPaaS
7 19 (3.83%) Apigee
7 19 (3.83%) IaaS
8 15 (3.02%) Azure Active Directory
8 15 (3.02%) SaaS
9 13 (2.62%) Dynamics 365
10 8 (1.61%) AtomSphere
11 6 (1.21%) Yammer
12 5 (1.01%) G Suite
13 4 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
14 3 (0.60%) SuccessFactors
15 2 (0.40%) Google Analytics
15 2 (0.40%) IBM Cloud
15 2 (0.40%) OneDrive
16 1 (0.20%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 65 (13.10%) Firewall
2 61 (12.30%) DNS
2 61 (12.30%) SAN
3 48 (9.68%) DHCP
4 35 (7.06%) VPN
5 31 (6.25%) TCP/IP
5 31 (6.25%) VLAN
6 27 (5.44%) NAS
6 27 (5.44%) WAN
7 24 (4.84%) LAN
8 22 (4.44%) NetScaler
9 20 (4.03%) Skype
10 19 (3.83%) iSCSI
11 18 (3.63%) VSAN
12 12 (2.42%) Wireless
13 11 (2.22%) Wireshark
14 10 (2.02%) Fibre Channel
15 9 (1.81%) Remote Desktop
15 9 (1.81%) VoIP
16 8 (1.61%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (7.06%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.02%) SQLPlus
3 5 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (0.81%) MySQL
4 4 (0.81%) SAP HANA
4 4 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.60%) Big Data
5 3 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (0.60%) DB2
6 2 (0.40%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (0.40%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.40%) Power BI
7 1 (0.20%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.20%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.20%) phpMyAdmin
7 1 (0.20%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (1.21%) Git (software)
2 5 (1.01%) Hudson
3 4 (0.81%) Jenkins
3 4 (0.81%) JIRA
3 4 (0.81%) JMeter
3 4 (0.81%) Selenium
3 4 (0.81%) SoapUI
3 4 (0.81%) Subversion
3 4 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.40%) MSI
4 2 (0.40%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (0.40%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.20%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.20%) TortoiseSVN
5 1 (0.20%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 63 (12.70%) Finance
2 22 (4.44%) Banking
3 21 (4.23%) Retail
4 13 (2.62%) Telecoms
5 12 (2.42%) Law
6 11 (2.22%) Investment Banking
7 7 (1.41%) Billing
8 5 (1.01%) Legal
8 5 (1.01%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.81%) Back Office
9 4 (0.81%) Publishing
10 3 (0.60%) Electronics
10 3 (0.60%) Front Office
10 3 (0.60%) Japanese Language
10 3 (0.60%) Local Government
11 2 (0.40%) Danish Language
11 2 (0.40%) French Language
11 2 (0.40%) German Language
11 2 (0.40%) Marketing
11 2 (0.40%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 61 (12.30%) Developer
2 49 (9.88%) Consultant
3 45 (9.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 43 (8.67%) Architect
5 37 (7.46%) Analyst
6 34 (6.85%) Desktop Support
7 31 (6.25%) Support Engineer
8 27 (5.44%) Integration Developer
9 23 (4.64%) VMware Engineer
10 20 (4.03%) Desktop Engineer
11 16 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
11 16 (3.23%) Storage Engineer
12 15 (3.02%) Server Engineer
12 15 (3.02%) Support Analyst
12 15 (3.02%) Windows Engineer
13 14 (2.82%) Citrix Engineer
13 14 (2.82%) Network Engineer
14 13 (2.62%) IT Support
15 12 (2.42%) Designer
15 12 (2.42%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (6.45%) XML
2 27 (5.44%) SOAP
2 27 (5.44%) Web Services
3 23 (4.64%) JSON
3 23 (4.64%) Middleware
4 20 (4.03%) REST
5 14 (2.82%) .NET
6 12 (2.42%) HTML
6 12 (2.42%) LDAP
6 12 (2.42%) XSLT
7 10 (2.02%) Apache Camel
7 10 (2.02%) CSS
7 10 (2.02%) IBM Integration Bus
7 10 (2.02%) XSL
8 8 (1.61%) Java EE
8 8 (1.61%) Java SE
8 8 (1.61%) Node.js
8 8 (1.61%) Oracle Fusion
8 8 (1.61%) SAP PI
8 8 (1.61%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 70 (14.11%) Data Centre
2 24 (4.84%) Clustering
3 22 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
4 20 (4.03%) Self-Motivation
5 17 (3.43%) EMC VNX
6 16 (3.23%) Fat Client
6 16 (3.23%) Thin Client
7 14 (2.82%) Driving Licence
7 14 (2.82%) Management Information System
8 13 (2.62%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (2.22%) Enterprise Storage
10 10 (2.02%) Computer Science
10 10 (2.02%) Replication
11 9 (1.81%) EMC VMAX
12 8 (1.61%) iPhone
12 8 (1.61%) PKI
13 7 (1.41%) Linux Command Line
14 5 (1.01%) AS400
14 5 (1.01%) iSeries
14 5 (1.01%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 226 (45.56%) Windows
2 105 (21.17%) Windows Server
3 82 (16.53%) Windows 10
4 65 (13.10%) Windows 7
5 61 (12.30%) Linux
6 46 (9.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 41 (8.27%) Windows Server 2012
8 37 (7.46%) Unix
9 36 (7.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 27 (5.44%) Solaris
11 15 (3.02%) AIX
11 15 (3.02%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (1.81%) Android
13 6 (1.21%) SUSE
14 5 (1.01%) Apple iOS
14 5 (1.01%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 5 (1.01%) Windows 8
15 4 (0.81%) Mac OS
15 4 (0.81%) Windows XP
16 3 (0.60%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (16.13%) Migration
2 68 (13.71%) ITIL
3 60 (12.10%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 44 (8.87%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (5.65%) High Availability
5 28 (5.65%) Problem-Solving
6 26 (5.24%) Stakeholder Management
7 23 (4.64%) Disaster Recovery
8 22 (4.44%) Change Management
9 20 (4.03%) Break/Fix
9 20 (4.03%) DevOps
10 19 (3.83%) Application Packaging
10 19 (3.83%) Capacity Planning
10 19 (3.83%) Scrum
10 19 (3.83%) TOGAF
11 17 (3.43%) Content Management
11 17 (3.43%) CRM
11 17 (3.43%) ITSM
11 17 (3.43%) Service Management
12 16 (3.23%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (12.10%) PowerShell
2 54 (10.89%) SQL
3 39 (7.86%) Java
4 19 (3.83%) JavaScript
5 15 (3.02%) C#
6 13 (2.62%) Perl
6 13 (2.62%) PL/SQL
6 13 (2.62%) VB
7 10 (2.02%) Python
8 7 (1.41%) VBA
9 6 (1.21%) ABAP
9 6 (1.21%) Shell Script
9 6 (1.21%) VBScript
10 5 (1.01%) Bash Shell
11 4 (0.81%) PHP
12 3 (0.60%) C
12 3 (0.60%) C++
13 2 (0.40%) Korn
13 2 (0.40%) R
13 2 (0.40%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (7.86%) Security Cleared
2 33 (6.65%) SC Cleared
3 27 (5.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (4.03%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (3.83%) Degree
6 17 (3.43%) CCNA
7 16 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 12 (2.42%) MCSE
9 11 (2.22%) CCNP
10 9 (1.81%) Citrix Certification
10 9 (1.81%) VCAP
10 9 (1.81%) VCDX
11 8 (1.61%) CCA
12 7 (1.41%) Computer Science Degree
12 7 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (1.21%) DBS Check
14 5 (1.01%) RHCSA
15 4 (0.81%) MCITP
15 4 (0.81%) RHCE
15 4 (0.81%) RHCVA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.03%) QA
2 14 (2.82%) SLA
3 4 (0.81%) PMO
4 2 (0.40%) COBIT
4 2 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.40%) NIST 800
4 2 (0.40%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.20%) GDPR
5 1 (0.20%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 134 (27.02%) Active Directory
2 95 (19.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (11.09%) VMware ESXi
4 46 (9.27%) XenDesktop
5 43 (8.67%) vSphere
6 37 (7.46%) Hyper-V
7 19 (3.83%) Microsoft App-V
8 18 (3.63%) XenApp
9 14 (2.82%) Firmware
10 10 (2.02%) XenServer
11 9 (1.81%) BitLocker
11 9 (1.81%) Virtual Machines
12 8 (1.61%) Virtual Servers
13 6 (1.21%) DFS Replication
14 5 (1.01%) KVM
14 5 (1.01%) Oracle RAC
14 5 (1.01%) Samba
15 4 (0.81%) RHEV
15 4 (0.81%) Sendmail
15 4 (0.81%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 77 (15.52%) SCCM
2 27 (5.44%) NetBackup
3 16 (3.23%) vCenter Server
4 13 (2.62%) WSUS
5 12 (2.42%) Failover Clustering
5 12 (2.42%) PowerCLI
6 11 (2.22%) Backup Exec
6 11 (2.22%) Netcool
7 10 (2.02%) Microsoft Intune
8 9 (1.81%) AirWatch
8 9 (1.81%) SCOM
9 8 (1.61%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 8 (1.61%) Microsoft Clustering
10 6 (1.21%) EMC NetWorker
10 6 (1.21%) FortiGate
11 5 (1.01%) BladeLogic
11 5 (1.01%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 5 (1.01%) Nessus
12 4 (0.81%) Single Sign-On
12 4 (0.81%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 159 (32.06%) VMware
2 150 (30.24%) Microsoft
3 120 (24.19%) HP
4 85 (17.14%) Cisco
5 80 (16.13%) EMC
6 75 (15.12%) Citrix
7 56 (11.29%) Oracle
8 47 (9.48%) IBM
9 35 (7.06%) MuleSoft
10 34 (6.85%) SAP
11 32 (6.45%) TIBCO
12 28 (5.65%) NetApp
12 28 (5.65%) Red Hat
13 26 (5.24%) Informatica
14 22 (4.44%) Apple
14 22 (4.44%) Juniper
14 22 (4.44%) Splunk
15 19 (3.83%) Dell Compellent
16 18 (3.63%) Avaya
16 18 (3.63%) Sun