Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 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
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 477 499 440
Rank change year-on-year +22 -59 -13
Contract jobs citing Dell 474 407 577
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.46% 0.41% 0.54%
As % of the Vendors category 1.09% 0.95% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 213 395
UK median daily rate £380 £350 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -0.14% +0.14%
10th Percentile £150 £142 £181
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £311 £330
% change year-on-year +23.69% -5.68% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 72 35
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £16.81 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.14% -21.84% +25.66%
10th Percentile £11.88 £12.05 £12.60
90th Percentile £45.46 £50.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.81 £20.50
% change year-on-year -4.79% -18.02% +28.69%

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 43,589 42,865 48,434
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.34% 43.37% 44.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 27,101 26,370 29,811
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +4.24% +3.13%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £244
90th Percentile £625 £613 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,664 1,404 1,652
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £46.75 £47.00 £44.73
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.84 £17.50
% change year-on-year -1.99% -3.80% +3.46%

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 20 September 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 20 September 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 20 September 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 +25 443 £385 +18.46% 135
UK excluding London +7 282 £385 +23.69% 98
London +13 182 £375 -16.67% 47
South East +25 96 £393 +25.60% 26
North of England +18 81 £425 +30.77% 17
Yorkshire +1 43 £405 +12.50% 3
East of England +10 38 £356 +17.77% 11
North West -6 33 £513 +83.04% 11
Midlands -44 33 £413 +52.78% 20
West Midlands -34 21 £350 +19.66% 16
Scotland -35 20 £213 -57.50% 6
East Midlands -15 12 £475 +82.69% 4
South West -18 9 £262 +49.71% 14
Wales -13 5 £425 +21.43% 4
North East - 5 £140 - 3

For the 6 months to 20 September 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.

1 243 (51.27%) Windows
2 165 (34.81%) VMware
3 148 (31.22%) Active Directory
4 146 (30.80%) Microsoft
5 112 (23.63%) HP
6 107 (22.57%) Windows Server
7 98 (20.68%) Boomi
8 96 (20.25%) VMware Infrastructure
9 95 (20.04%) Migration
10 91 (19.20%) Cisco
11 88 (18.57%) EMC
12 82 (17.30%) Windows 10
13 79 (16.67%) Finance
14 78 (16.46%) SCCM
15 77 (16.24%) Office 365
15 77 (16.24%) Citrix
15 77 (16.24%) ITIL
16 75 (15.82%) PowerShell
17 73 (15.40%) Data Centre
18 72 (15.19%) DNS
19 68 (14.35%) Firewall
20 66 (13.92%) Windows 7
21 62 (13.08%) VMware ESXi
22 61 (12.87%) DHCP
22 61 (12.87%) SAN
23 56 (11.81%) Microsoft Azure
24 55 (11.60%) SQL
24 55 (11.60%) Oracle
25 54 (11.39%) IBM
26 50 (10.55%) NetApp

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 48 (10.13%) MS Exchange
2 34 (7.17%) Skype for Business
3 32 (6.75%) SharePoint
4 20 (4.22%) Exchange Server 2010
5 19 (4.01%) BizTalk Server
6 13 (2.74%) Anypoint
7 11 (2.32%) WebSphere
8 9 (1.90%) IIS
8 9 (1.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 8 (1.69%) Oracle Application Server
10 7 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2013
11 5 (1.05%) Apache ServiceMix
11 5 (1.05%) JBoss
12 3 (0.63%) Apache
12 3 (0.63%) CMS
12 3 (0.63%) Confluence
12 3 (0.63%) Drupal
12 3 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
12 3 (0.63%) Mule
12 3 (0.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 35 (7.38%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (1.90%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (1.48%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.84%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.21%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.63%) SAP ERP
2 2 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.42%) Eikon
3 1 (0.21%) Maximo
3 1 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.21%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 98 (20.68%) Boomi
2 77 (16.24%) Office 365
3 56 (11.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 24 (5.06%) Amazon AWS
5 22 (4.64%) iPaaS
6 21 (4.43%) Azure Active Directory
7 18 (3.80%) PaaS
8 15 (3.16%) IaaS
9 13 (2.74%) SaaS
10 11 (2.32%) Yammer
11 6 (1.27%) Dynamics 365
12 4 (0.84%) G Suite
13 3 (0.63%) AtomSphere
13 3 (0.63%) GitHub
14 2 (0.42%) IBM Cloud
14 2 (0.42%) OneDrive
14 2 (0.42%) SuccessFactors
15 1 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
15 1 (0.21%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 72 (15.19%) DNS
2 68 (14.35%) Firewall
3 61 (12.87%) DHCP
3 61 (12.87%) SAN
4 31 (6.54%) VLAN
5 30 (6.33%) TCP/IP
5 30 (6.33%) WAN
6 25 (5.27%) iSCSI
6 25 (5.27%) NAS
7 24 (5.06%) VPN
8 23 (4.85%) LAN
8 23 (4.85%) Skype
9 22 (4.64%) NetScaler
10 20 (4.22%) Wireless
11 17 (3.59%) Fibre Channel
12 14 (2.95%) Internet
13 13 (2.74%) SNMP
14 12 (2.53%) BGP
14 12 (2.53%) VSAN
15 11 (2.32%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (7.38%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.90%) SQLPlus
3 7 (1.48%) Oracle Database
4 5 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (0.84%) Big Data
6 3 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.63%) DB2
6 3 (0.63%) MySQL
6 3 (0.63%) SAP HANA
7 2 (0.42%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (0.42%) Power BI
7 2 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.21%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.21%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.21%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.21%) phpMyAdmin
8 1 (0.21%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (1.05%) Git (software)
1 5 (1.05%) Jenkins
1 5 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (0.84%) Subversion
3 2 (0.42%) Hudson
3 2 (0.42%) MSI
4 1 (0.21%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.21%) IntelliJ
4 1 (0.21%) JIRA
4 1 (0.21%) NetBeans
4 1 (0.21%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 79 (16.67%) Finance
2 24 (5.06%) Banking
3 21 (4.43%) Retail
4 16 (3.38%) Telecoms
5 12 (2.53%) Investment Banking
6 9 (1.90%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.27%) Back Office
8 5 (1.05%) Legal
9 4 (0.84%) Local Government
10 3 (0.63%) Electronics
10 3 (0.63%) Japanese Language
10 3 (0.63%) Marketing
10 3 (0.63%) Publishing
11 2 (0.42%) Danish Language
11 2 (0.42%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.42%) French Language
11 2 (0.42%) Front Office
11 2 (0.42%) Games
11 2 (0.42%) Law
11 2 (0.42%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 51 (10.76%) Developer
2 44 (9.28%) Architect
3 42 (8.86%) Analyst
3 42 (8.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 38 (8.02%) Consultant
5 32 (6.75%) Support Engineer
6 25 (5.27%) Desktop Support
7 23 (4.85%) Network Engineer
8 22 (4.64%) Integration Developer
8 22 (4.64%) VMware Engineer
9 19 (4.01%) Cisco Engineer
10 18 (3.80%) Citrix Engineer
10 18 (3.80%) Solutions Architect
10 18 (3.80%) Windows Engineer
11 14 (2.95%) IT Support
11 14 (2.95%) Server Engineer
11 14 (2.95%) Support Analyst
12 13 (2.74%) 3rd Line Support
12 13 (2.74%) Desktop Engineer
13 12 (2.53%) Hardware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (6.12%) XML
2 27 (5.70%) SOAP
3 23 (4.85%) REST
4 22 (4.64%) Web Services
5 20 (4.22%) Middleware
6 19 (4.01%) JSON
7 13 (2.74%) XSL
8 12 (2.53%) .NET
8 12 (2.53%) HTML
9 11 (2.32%) LDAP
9 11 (2.32%) XSLT
10 10 (2.11%) CSS
10 10 (2.11%) Java EE
10 10 (2.11%) Java SE
11 7 (1.48%) Apache Camel
11 7 (1.48%) IBM Integration Bus
12 5 (1.05%) Apache FOP
12 5 (1.05%) Oracle Fusion
12 5 (1.05%) SAP PI
12 5 (1.05%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 73 (15.40%) Data Centre
2 32 (6.75%) Clustering
3 23 (4.85%) Fat Client
3 23 (4.85%) Thin Client
4 21 (4.43%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (4.43%) Enterprise Software
5 17 (3.59%) Self-Motivation
6 13 (2.74%) PKI
6 13 (2.74%) Replication
7 12 (2.53%) EMC VNX
7 12 (2.53%) iPhone
8 11 (2.32%) Driving Licence
8 11 (2.32%) Enterprise Storage
8 11 (2.32%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.27%) NHS
10 5 (1.05%) AS400
10 5 (1.05%) Blackberry
10 5 (1.05%) EMC VMAX
10 5 (1.05%) iPad
10 5 (1.05%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 243 (51.27%) Windows
2 107 (22.57%) Windows Server
3 82 (17.30%) Windows 10
4 66 (13.92%) Windows 7
5 50 (10.55%) Linux
5 50 (10.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 40 (8.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 31 (6.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 30 (6.33%) Unix
9 18 (3.80%) Solaris
10 14 (2.95%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (1.90%) Android
12 7 (1.48%) Windows 8
12 7 (1.48%) Windows XP
13 6 (1.27%) AIX
13 6 (1.27%) SUSE
14 5 (1.05%) Apple iOS
14 5 (1.05%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 4 (0.84%) Mac OS
15 4 (0.84%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (20.04%) Migration
2 77 (16.24%) ITIL
3 49 (10.34%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 38 (8.02%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (7.59%) High Availability
6 31 (6.54%) Problem-Solving
7 23 (4.85%) Disaster Recovery
8 20 (4.22%) Application Packaging
8 20 (4.22%) Change Management
9 19 (4.01%) DevOps
10 18 (3.80%) ITSM
10 18 (3.80%) Scrum
11 17 (3.59%) Break/Fix
11 17 (3.59%) Service Management
11 17 (3.59%) TOGAF
12 16 (3.38%) Capacity Planning
12 16 (3.38%) Stakeholder Management
13 14 (2.95%) SOA
13 14 (2.95%) Waterfall
14 13 (2.74%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 75 (15.82%) PowerShell
2 55 (11.60%) SQL
3 35 (7.38%) Java
4 16 (3.38%) JavaScript
4 16 (3.38%) PL/SQL
5 15 (3.16%) VB
6 14 (2.95%) Python
7 12 (2.53%) VBScript
8 10 (2.11%) Shell Script
9 8 (1.69%) C#
10 6 (1.27%) ABAP
10 6 (1.27%) Perl
11 5 (1.05%) C
11 5 (1.05%) XPath
11 5 (1.05%) XQuery
12 3 (0.63%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.63%) C++
12 3 (0.63%) PHP
13 2 (0.42%) R
13 2 (0.42%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (8.44%) Security Cleared
2 29 (6.12%) SC Cleared
3 25 (5.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 21 (4.43%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (3.59%) MCSE
6 15 (3.16%) Citrix Certification
6 15 (3.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 13 (2.74%) CCA
7 13 (2.74%) Degree
8 10 (2.11%) CCNP
9 9 (1.90%) CCNA
9 9 (1.90%) DBS Check
10 7 (1.48%) CCIE
10 7 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (1.48%) RHCE
11 6 (1.27%) MCSA
11 6 (1.27%) VCAP
11 6 (1.27%) VCDX
12 4 (0.84%) RHCSA
12 4 (0.84%) RHCVA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.80%) QA
2 13 (2.74%) SLA
3 3 (0.63%) PMO
4 2 (0.42%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.42%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.21%) COBIT
5 1 (0.21%) PMBOK
System Software
1 148 (31.22%) Active Directory
2 96 (20.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 62 (13.08%) VMware ESXi
4 49 (10.34%) XenDesktop
5 42 (8.86%) Hyper-V
5 42 (8.86%) vSphere
6 25 (5.27%) Microsoft App-V
6 25 (5.27%) XenApp
7 17 (3.59%) XenServer
8 13 (2.74%) Firmware
9 11 (2.32%) DFS Replication
10 9 (1.90%) Virtual Servers
11 8 (1.69%) Virtual Desktop
11 8 (1.69%) Virtual Machines
12 6 (1.27%) KVM
13 5 (1.05%) ProxySG
14 4 (0.84%) Oracle RAC
14 4 (0.84%) Samba
14 4 (0.84%) Sendmail
14 4 (0.84%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 78 (16.46%) SCCM
2 20 (4.22%) vCenter Server
3 18 (3.80%) NetBackup
4 13 (2.74%) Backup Exec
4 13 (2.74%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 13 (2.74%) WSUS
5 12 (2.53%) Microsoft Intune
5 12 (2.53%) PowerCLI
6 11 (2.32%) Failover Clustering
6 11 (2.32%) Netcool
7 10 (2.11%) Microsoft Clustering
8 9 (1.90%) Ansible
8 9 (1.90%) SCOM
9 6 (1.27%) EMC NetWorker
9 6 (1.27%) Norton AntiVirus
10 4 (0.84%) BladeLogic
10 4 (0.84%) BMC PATROL
10 4 (0.84%) OpenView
10 4 (0.84%) Tivoli
10 4 (0.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 165 (34.81%) VMware
2 146 (30.80%) Microsoft
3 112 (23.63%) HP
4 91 (19.20%) Cisco
5 88 (18.57%) EMC
6 77 (16.24%) Citrix
7 55 (11.60%) Oracle
8 54 (11.39%) IBM
9 50 (10.55%) NetApp
10 42 (8.86%) Splunk
11 31 (6.54%) F5
11 31 (6.54%) MuleSoft
12 29 (6.12%) SAP
13 28 (5.91%) Red Hat
13 28 (5.91%) TIBCO
14 23 (4.85%) Informatica
15 21 (4.43%) Apple
15 21 (4.43%) Juniper
15 21 (4.43%) Symantec
16 18 (3.80%) Apigee