Period
to 6 July 2020

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 6 July 2020 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
6 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 275 375 493
Rank change year-on-year +100 +118 +2
Contract jobs citing Dell 350 592 463
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.84% 0.63% 0.44%
As % of the Vendors category 1.96% 1.49% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 378 261
Median daily rate £450 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +21.43% -
10th Percentile £179 £160 £150
90th Percentile £621 £650 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £398 £374
% change year-on-year +13.07% +6.49% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 32 47
Median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.00 £13.00
90th Percentile £47.83 £52.00 £46.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.70 £17.50
% change year-on-year -6.43% +6.87% -

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 17,864 39,694 43,494
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.07% 42.38% 41.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,633 24,715 26,878
Median daily rate £463 £454 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.87% +0.89% +5.88%
10th Percentile £250 £256 £250
90th Percentile £663 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +3.53% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 751 1,399 1,597
Median hourly rate £21.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.16% +8.57% -
10th Percentile £12.38 £11.15 £10.80
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year +11.43% +8.02% -1.82%

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 6 July 2020.

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 6 July 2020.

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 6 July 2020. 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 +106 311 £448 +5.37% 51
UK excluding London +104 235 £450 +13.07% 41
London +104 99 £400 -11.11% 11
Midlands +129 76 £520 +56.98% 7
South East +69 67 £447 +19.31% 5
West Midlands +91 47 £545 +61.48% 5
North of England +69 33 £250 -50.25% 16
East Midlands +63 28 £500 +56.25% 2
North West +41 26 £281 -47.06% 15
Scotland +66 24 £325 - 1
South West +43 18 £400 -37.22% 6
Work from Home -9 18 £525 +23.53% 9
East of England +65 13 £300 -29.41% 6
Yorkshire +82 6 £250 -33.33% 1
Wales +31 3 £500 +42.86%
North East +39 1 - -
Northern Ireland +14 1 £140 -

For the 6 months to 6 July 2020, 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.

1 146 (41.71%) Windows
2 113 (32.29%) Microsoft
3 107 (30.57%) VMware
4 98 (28.00%) HP
5 96 (27.43%) Security Cleared
6 88 (25.14%) VMware Infrastructure
7 84 (24.00%) Cisco
8 77 (22.00%) Linux
8 77 (22.00%) Boomi
9 68 (19.43%) Oracle
10 62 (17.71%) Active Directory
11 61 (17.43%) EMC
12 60 (17.14%) Firewall
12 60 (17.14%) Windows Server
13 58 (16.57%) Windows 10
14 55 (15.71%) Data Centre
15 48 (13.71%) Azure
16 47 (13.43%) SC Cleared
16 47 (13.43%) LAN
16 47 (13.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 46 (13.14%) DV Cleared
18 44 (12.57%) Hyper-V
18 44 (12.57%) Citrix
18 44 (12.57%) REST
18 44 (12.57%) Windows Server 2012
19 43 (12.29%) Office 365
19 43 (12.29%) ITIL
19 43 (12.29%) SCCM
20 42 (12.00%) VMware ESXi
20 42 (12.00%) Problem-Solving

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 23 (6.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 20 (5.71%) MS Exchange
3 11 (3.14%) SharePoint
4 10 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (2.29%) BizTalk Server
5 8 (2.29%) IIS
6 7 (2.00%) Apache ServiceMix
6 7 (2.00%) JBoss
6 7 (2.00%) Red Hat Fuse
6 7 (2.00%) Skype for Business
6 7 (2.00%) WebSphere
7 6 (1.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 6 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (0.86%) OpenStack
9 3 (0.86%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.57%) Apache
10 2 (0.57%) SAS
11 1 (0.29%) CMS
11 1 (0.29%) MQSeries
Applications
1 19 (5.43%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (2.57%) NetSuite
2 3 (0.86%) assyst
3 2 (0.57%) Lawson
3 2 (0.57%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.57%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.57%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.57%) Siebel CRM
4 1 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.29%) Magento
4 1 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.29%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.29%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.29%) SAP Payroll
4 1 (0.29%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.29%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 77 (22.00%) Boomi
2 48 (13.71%) Azure
3 43 (12.29%) Office 365
4 37 (10.57%) AWS
5 10 (2.86%) GCP
6 8 (2.29%) Apigee
6 8 (2.29%) SaaS
7 7 (2.00%) GitHub
8 6 (1.71%) IaaS
8 6 (1.71%) PaaS
9 5 (1.43%) SuccessFactors
10 4 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.86%) Power Platform
12 2 (0.57%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (0.57%) Mimecast
13 1 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
13 1 (0.29%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 60 (17.14%) Firewall
2 47 (13.43%) LAN
3 39 (11.14%) DNS
3 39 (11.14%) WAN
4 36 (10.29%) DHCP
5 35 (10.00%) SAN
6 31 (8.86%) VPN
7 24 (6.86%) BGP
8 23 (6.57%) Cisco Nexus
9 22 (6.29%) OSPF
9 22 (6.29%) TCP/IP
10 21 (6.00%) Cisco ISE
10 21 (6.00%) EIGRP
10 21 (6.00%) VoIP
11 20 (5.71%) DMVPN
11 20 (5.71%) VLAN
12 17 (4.86%) Unified Communications
13 16 (4.57%) NAS
14 14 (4.00%) NetScaler
15 13 (3.71%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (7.43%) SQL Server
2 19 (5.43%) Oracle Database
2 19 (5.43%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (1.14%) MS Access
4 3 (0.86%) Power BI
4 3 (0.86%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (0.57%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (0.57%) Big Data
5 2 (0.57%) OLTP
5 2 (0.57%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (0.57%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (0.57%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.57%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.57%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.29%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.29%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (4.57%) Eclipse
2 15 (4.29%) JIRA
3 9 (2.57%) Git (software)
4 8 (2.29%) Jenkins
5 7 (2.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 7 (2.00%) Cucumber
5 7 (2.00%) GitLab
5 7 (2.00%) Postman
5 7 (2.00%) Selenium
6 5 (1.43%) Hudson
7 4 (1.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (0.57%) Ant
9 1 (0.29%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.29%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.29%) TestDirector
9 1 (0.29%) TestRail
General
1 25 (7.14%) Finance
2 19 (5.43%) Public Sector
3 18 (5.14%) Retail
4 17 (4.86%) Telecoms
5 16 (4.57%) Banking
6 6 (1.71%) Local Government
7 5 (1.43%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.86%) Legal
8 3 (0.86%) Marketing
9 2 (0.57%) Electronics
9 2 (0.57%) Military
9 2 (0.57%) Police
10 1 (0.29%) Advertising
10 1 (0.29%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 42 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 34 (9.71%) Architect
3 29 (8.29%) Network Engineer
4 22 (6.29%) Developer
5 19 (5.43%) IT Engineer
6 17 (4.86%) Analyst
7 16 (4.57%) Author
7 16 (4.57%) IT Support
7 16 (4.57%) Technical Author
8 15 (4.29%) Deployment Engineer
8 15 (4.29%) Desktop Support
8 15 (4.29%) Windows Engineer
9 14 (4.00%) Build Engineer
9 14 (4.00%) Server Engineer
9 14 (4.00%) Support Engineer
10 13 (3.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 13 (3.71%) Technical Engineer
11 12 (3.43%) Storage Engineer
12 10 (2.86%) Consultant
12 10 (2.86%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (12.57%) REST
2 34 (9.71%) JSON
2 34 (9.71%) SOAP
3 29 (8.29%) XML
4 21 (6.00%) Web Services
5 20 (5.71%) XSL
6 17 (4.86%) XSD
7 12 (3.43%) Middleware
8 9 (2.57%) Oracle Fusion
8 9 (2.57%) RESTful
9 8 (2.29%) Swagger
10 7 (2.00%) Apache Camel
10 7 (2.00%) Elastic Stack
10 7 (2.00%) gRPC
10 7 (2.00%) HTML
10 7 (2.00%) IBM Integration Bus
10 7 (2.00%) XSLT
11 6 (1.71%) 802.1X
12 5 (1.43%) CSS
12 5 (1.43%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 55 (15.71%) Data Centre
2 39 (11.14%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (4.86%) Clustering
4 15 (4.29%) Driving Licence
5 14 (4.00%) User Experience
6 12 (3.43%) Management Information System
6 12 (3.43%) Self-Motivation
7 11 (3.14%) Blackberry
8 10 (2.86%) EMC VNX
8 10 (2.86%) Enterprise Storage
9 7 (2.00%) Fibre Optics
9 7 (2.00%) Smartphone
10 6 (1.71%) Video Conferencing
11 5 (1.43%) FMCG
11 5 (1.43%) iPhone
12 4 (1.14%) EMC VMAX
12 4 (1.14%) Fat Client
12 4 (1.14%) Mobile App
12 4 (1.14%) PKI
12 4 (1.14%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 146 (41.71%) Windows
2 77 (22.00%) Linux
3 60 (17.14%) Windows Server
4 58 (16.57%) Windows 10
5 44 (12.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 38 (10.86%) Windows Server 2016
7 32 (9.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 32 (9.14%) Windows 7
8 30 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
9 20 (5.71%) Unix
10 12 (3.43%) CentOS
11 10 (2.86%) Android
11 10 (2.86%) Apple iOS
12 9 (2.57%) Mac OS X
13 8 (2.29%) VMS
13 8 (2.29%) Windows 8
14 7 (2.00%) Windows Server 2019
15 5 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
16 3 (0.86%) Ubuntu
16 3 (0.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (13.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 43 (12.29%) ITIL
3 42 (12.00%) Problem-Solving
4 33 (9.43%) Migration
4 33 (9.43%) SOA
5 32 (9.14%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (6.57%) DevOps
6 23 (6.57%) Project Delivery
7 21 (6.00%) Configuration Management
7 21 (6.00%) ITSM
8 19 (5.43%) Break/Fix
8 19 (5.43%) Network Design
8 19 (5.43%) Service Management
9 18 (5.14%) EAI
10 17 (4.86%) UML
11 16 (4.57%) Application Virtualisation
11 16 (4.57%) OOA/OOD
12 14 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
12 14 (4.00%) Mobile Device Management
12 14 (4.00%) Network Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 41 (11.71%) PowerShell
1 41 (11.71%) SQL
2 40 (11.43%) Java
3 38 (10.86%) Python
4 21 (6.00%) PL/SQL
5 18 (5.14%) Shell Script
6 17 (4.86%) XPath
6 17 (4.86%) XQuery
7 12 (3.43%) Bash Shell
8 10 (2.86%) JavaScript
9 9 (2.57%) C#
10 8 (2.29%) Perl
11 7 (2.00%) Go
12 6 (1.71%) C
13 3 (0.86%) VBScript
14 2 (0.57%) AWK
14 2 (0.57%) Groovy
14 2 (0.57%) Jython
14 2 (0.57%) sed
14 2 (0.57%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 96 (27.43%) Security Cleared
2 47 (13.43%) SC Cleared
3 46 (13.14%) DV Cleared
4 37 (10.57%) Cisco Certification
5 25 (7.14%) CCNP
6 23 (6.57%) CCNA
6 23 (6.57%) Degree
7 19 (5.43%) Microsoft Certification
8 17 (4.86%) CCDP
8 17 (4.86%) CCIE
8 17 (4.86%) MCSE
9 15 (4.29%) CCIE Routing and Switching
10 10 (2.86%) CCDA
11 9 (2.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (1.71%) A+ Certification
12 6 (1.71%) BPSS Clearance
12 6 (1.71%) CCDE
12 6 (1.71%) JNCIA
12 6 (1.71%) JNCIS
12 6 (1.71%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.86%) QA
2 14 (4.00%) SLA
3 4 (1.14%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.86%) GDPR
5 2 (0.57%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (0.57%) HIPAA
5 2 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 88 (25.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 62 (17.71%) Active Directory
3 44 (12.57%) Hyper-V
4 42 (12.00%) VMware ESXi
5 30 (8.57%) vSphere
6 24 (6.86%) XenApp
7 18 (5.14%) Virtual Machines
8 14 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
9 12 (3.43%) Virtual Desktop
10 10 (2.86%) Docker
11 9 (2.57%) DFS Replication
11 9 (2.57%) XenDesktop
12 6 (1.71%) BitLocker
12 6 (1.71%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 6 (1.71%) VMware NSX
13 5 (1.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 5 (1.43%) NFS
13 5 (1.43%) vCloud
13 5 (1.43%) Virtual Servers
14 4 (1.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 43 (12.29%) SCCM
2 19 (5.43%) vCenter Server
3 17 (4.86%) Ansible
3 17 (4.86%) SCOM
4 16 (4.57%) Failover Clustering
5 15 (4.29%) Puppet
6 14 (4.00%) NetBackup
7 13 (3.71%) vRealize
8 12 (3.43%) AirWatch
8 12 (3.43%) Terraform
9 11 (3.14%) Microsoft Clustering
10 10 (2.86%) Kubernetes
10 10 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
11 9 (2.57%) Microsoft Intune
11 9 (2.57%) ZABBIX
12 8 (2.29%) SCVMM
12 8 (2.29%) SnapMirror
12 8 (2.29%) WSUS
13 7 (2.00%) Grafana
13 7 (2.00%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 113 (32.29%) Microsoft
2 107 (30.57%) VMware
3 98 (28.00%) HP
4 84 (24.00%) Cisco
5 68 (19.43%) Oracle
6 61 (17.43%) EMC
7 44 (12.57%) Citrix
8 38 (10.86%) Juniper
9 33 (9.43%) SolarWinds
10 31 (8.86%) Splunk
11 28 (8.00%) NetApp
12 26 (7.43%) Red Hat
13 22 (6.29%) SAP
14 18 (5.14%) MuleSoft
15 15 (4.29%) IBM
16 13 (3.71%) Isilon
17 11 (3.14%) EqualLogic
17 11 (3.14%) Veritas
18 10 (2.86%) ServiceNow
18 10 (2.86%) Veeam