Period
to 19 January 2019

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 19 January 2019 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
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 416 470 437
Rank change year-on-year +54 -33 +16
Contract jobs citing Dell 540 451 496
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.55% 0.45% 0.51%
As % of the Vendors category 1.29% 1.07% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 270 318
UK median daily rate £425 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.77% -7.21% +0.07%
10th Percentile £173 £140 £200
90th Percentile £638 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £311 £338
% change year-on-year +40.56% -7.78% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 48 36
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +9.09%
10th Percentile £12.90 £13.09 £13.75
90th Percentile £47.09 £33.68 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.81 £18.00
% change year-on-year +4.14% -6.64% +26.76%

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 41,720 42,095 43,787
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.25% 42.00% 45.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,843 26,557 26,819
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £258 £231 £240
90th Percentile £638 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +3.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,534 1,369 1,660
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.43 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.40% +2.53% -5.56%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.25
90th Percentile £48.28 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50

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 19 January 2019.

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 19 January 2019.

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 19 January 2019. 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 +53 494 £425 +30.77% 180
UK excluding London +58 361 £438 +40.56% 137
London -22 169 £420 +17.48% 48
South East +41 139 £428 +29.55% 38
North of England +31 81 £550 +46.67% 40
North West +46 62 £563 +106.42% 26
South West -10 43 £625 +96.08% 21
Midlands -16 39 £440 +72.55% 26
Scotland +5 30 £325 -35.00%
West Midlands -7 24 £325 +18.18% 19
East of England -3 21 £425 +41.67% 7
East Midlands +2 15 £494 +119.44% 7
Yorkshire -15 13 £315 -37.00% 14
Wales -15 10 £300 -13.04% 4
North East -7 6 £575 +310.71%

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, 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.

1 242 (44.81%) Windows
2 209 (38.70%) VMware
3 166 (30.74%) Microsoft
4 156 (28.89%) Boomi
5 142 (26.30%) Active Directory
6 131 (24.26%) VMware Infrastructure
7 129 (23.89%) Windows Server
8 126 (23.33%) HP
9 123 (22.78%) Microsoft Azure
10 112 (20.74%) Office 365
11 106 (19.63%) Cisco
12 96 (17.78%) Citrix
13 94 (17.41%) EMC
14 92 (17.04%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 85 (15.74%) Firewall
16 84 (15.56%) Linux
16 84 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
17 80 (14.81%) Windows 10
18 78 (14.44%) SQL
19 77 (14.26%) Migration
20 74 (13.70%) DNS
21 72 (13.33%) SCCM
22 71 (13.15%) Finance
23 68 (12.59%) Data Centre
24 67 (12.41%) SAN
25 66 (12.22%) XenDesktop
26 62 (11.48%) PowerShell
27 61 (11.30%) vSphere
28 59 (10.93%) ITIL
29 57 (10.56%) 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 53 (9.81%) MS Exchange
2 41 (7.59%) SharePoint
3 25 (4.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 20 (3.70%) WebSphere
5 19 (3.52%) Skype for Business
6 17 (3.15%) Exchange Server 2013
7 11 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
7 11 (2.04%) IIS
8 10 (1.85%) CMS
9 9 (1.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 8 (1.48%) Drupal
11 7 (1.30%) Oracle Application Server
12 6 (1.11%) NetWeaver
12 6 (1.11%) OpenStack
13 5 (0.93%) Apache
14 4 (0.74%) Apache ServiceMix
14 4 (0.74%) Confluence
14 4 (0.74%) JBoss
15 3 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2003
15 3 (0.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 37 (6.85%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (1.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (1.30%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.19%) HipChat
5 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 13 (2.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.93%) HFM
2 5 (0.93%) Maximo
2 5 (0.93%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.74%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.74%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.56%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.37%) Eikon
5 2 (0.37%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.19%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.19%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 156 (28.89%) Boomi
2 123 (22.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 112 (20.74%) Office 365
4 49 (9.07%) IaaS
5 46 (8.52%) PaaS
6 45 (8.33%) SaaS
7 31 (5.74%) Amazon AWS
8 28 (5.19%) Azure Active Directory
9 19 (3.52%) iPaaS
10 11 (2.04%) Dynamics 365
11 10 (1.85%) Yammer
12 7 (1.30%) Apigee
12 7 (1.30%) AtomSphere
13 4 (0.74%) G Suite
14 3 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
14 3 (0.56%) Mimecast
15 2 (0.37%) GitHub
15 2 (0.37%) Google Analytics
16 1 (0.19%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 85 (15.74%) Firewall
2 74 (13.70%) DNS
3 67 (12.41%) SAN
4 57 (10.56%) DHCP
5 46 (8.52%) VLAN
6 41 (7.59%) TCP/IP
7 38 (7.04%) WAN
8 36 (6.67%) VSAN
9 35 (6.48%) iSCSI
9 35 (6.48%) NetScaler
10 32 (5.93%) LAN
11 30 (5.56%) VPN
12 26 (4.81%) Fibre Channel
13 23 (4.26%) Skype
14 19 (3.52%) NAS
14 19 (3.52%) Network Security
15 15 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
15 15 (2.78%) Wireless
16 14 (2.59%) Wireshark
17 12 (2.22%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (7.78%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.30%) MySQL
2 7 (1.30%) SQLPlus
3 5 (0.93%) DB2
3 5 (0.93%) MongoDB
3 5 (0.93%) NoSQL
3 5 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (0.74%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (0.74%) MariaDB
4 4 (0.74%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (0.56%) SAP HANA
6 2 (0.37%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (0.37%) Big Data
6 2 (0.37%) Power BI
6 2 (0.37%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.19%) MS Access
7 1 (0.19%) PowerCenter
7 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (1.48%) Jenkins
1 8 (1.48%) Selenium
2 6 (1.11%) JIRA
3 5 (0.93%) Git (software)
3 5 (0.93%) Hudson
3 5 (0.93%) JMeter
3 5 (0.93%) SoapUI
4 3 (0.56%) SonarQube
4 3 (0.56%) Subversion
4 3 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.37%) GitLab
5 2 (0.37%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (0.37%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.19%) AdminStudio
6 1 (0.19%) MSI
6 1 (0.19%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.19%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 71 (13.15%) Finance
2 19 (3.52%) Banking
3 17 (3.15%) Telecoms
4 16 (2.96%) Law
4 16 (2.96%) Retail
5 15 (2.78%) Manufacturing
6 11 (2.04%) Investment Banking
7 7 (1.30%) Billing
7 7 (1.30%) Electronics
8 5 (0.93%) Aerospace
8 5 (0.93%) Back Office
8 5 (0.93%) Marketing
9 2 (0.37%) Danish Language
9 2 (0.37%) French Language
9 2 (0.37%) Front Office
9 2 (0.37%) German Language
9 2 (0.37%) Legal
9 2 (0.37%) Local Government
9 2 (0.37%) Publishing
9 2 (0.37%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 95 (17.59%) Architect
2 65 (12.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 54 (10.00%) Consultant
4 42 (7.78%) Developer
5 35 (6.48%) Analyst
5 35 (6.48%) Technical Architect
6 31 (5.74%) Support Engineer
7 25 (4.63%) VMware Engineer
8 20 (3.70%) Technical Leader
9 19 (3.52%) Integration Architect
9 19 (3.52%) Lead Architect
9 19 (3.52%) Windows Engineer
10 18 (3.33%) Desktop Support
10 18 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
11 17 (3.15%) Technical Engineer
12 16 (2.96%) Desktop Engineer
12 16 (2.96%) Integration Developer
12 16 (2.96%) Technical Support
13 15 (2.78%) Network Engineer
13 15 (2.78%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (8.89%) JSON
2 47 (8.70%) XML
3 41 (7.59%) Web Services
4 28 (5.19%) SOAP
5 22 (4.07%) Middleware
6 16 (2.96%) REST
7 15 (2.78%) Node.js
8 14 (2.59%) HTML
9 13 (2.41%) .NET
10 12 (2.22%) SAP PI
11 10 (1.85%) IDoc
11 10 (1.85%) WebSphere MQ
12 9 (1.67%) XSLT
13 8 (1.48%) RESTful
13 8 (1.48%) WSDL
14 7 (1.30%) CSS
14 7 (1.30%) LDAP
14 7 (1.30%) SAP XI
14 7 (1.30%) XSL
15 5 (0.93%) Apache FOP
Miscellaneous
1 68 (12.59%) Data Centre
2 34 (6.30%) Clustering
3 28 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (4.07%) PKI
5 20 (3.70%) Fat Client
5 20 (3.70%) Thin Client
6 19 (3.52%) EMC VNX
7 16 (2.96%) Self-Motivation
8 13 (2.41%) Driving Licence
9 12 (2.22%) Management Information System
10 11 (2.04%) EMC VMAX
11 8 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (1.48%) Enterprise Storage
11 8 (1.48%) Replication
12 7 (1.30%) Hybrid Cloud
12 7 (1.30%) iPhone
12 7 (1.30%) User Experience
13 6 (1.11%) Linux Command Line
13 6 (1.11%) Private Cloud
14 4 (0.74%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 242 (44.81%) Windows
2 129 (23.89%) Windows Server
3 84 (15.56%) Linux
4 80 (14.81%) Windows 10
5 52 (9.63%) Windows 7
5 52 (9.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 52 (9.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 42 (7.78%) Unix
7 40 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 37 (6.85%) Solaris
9 17 (3.15%) AIX
10 14 (2.59%) Android
11 11 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (1.48%) Apple iOS
13 7 (1.30%) Ubuntu
13 7 (1.30%) Windows 8
14 6 (1.11%) SUSE
15 5 (0.93%) CentOS
16 4 (0.74%) VMS
17 3 (0.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (17.04%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 84 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
3 77 (14.26%) Migration
4 59 (10.93%) ITIL
5 41 (7.59%) B2C
6 39 (7.22%) DevOps
6 39 (7.22%) Problem-Solving
7 30 (5.56%) Application Packaging
7 30 (5.56%) High Availability
7 30 (5.56%) SOA
8 29 (5.37%) CRM
8 29 (5.37%) Stakeholder Management
9 28 (5.19%) TOGAF
10 27 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
10 27 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
11 26 (4.81%) Change Management
11 26 (4.81%) Data Management
12 22 (4.07%) Disaster Recovery
13 21 (3.89%) ERP
13 21 (3.89%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 78 (14.44%) SQL
2 62 (11.48%) PowerShell
3 29 (5.37%) Java
4 22 (4.07%) JavaScript
5 19 (3.52%) Python
6 18 (3.33%) Perl
7 17 (3.15%) Bash Shell
8 14 (2.59%) C#
9 10 (1.85%) ABAP
9 10 (1.85%) PHP
10 9 (1.67%) PL/SQL
11 7 (1.30%) VBA
12 5 (0.93%) VBScript
13 4 (0.74%) C
14 3 (0.56%) Groovy
14 3 (0.56%) Korn
14 3 (0.56%) R
14 3 (0.56%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.37%) VB
16 1 (0.19%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 56 (10.37%) Security Cleared
2 39 (7.22%) SC Cleared
3 29 (5.37%) Degree
4 28 (5.19%) Microsoft Certification
5 26 (4.81%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (3.70%) CCNA
6 20 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 17 (3.15%) BPSS Clearance
8 14 (2.59%) CCNP
9 12 (2.22%) MCSE
10 11 (2.04%) Citrix Certification
11 10 (1.85%) CCA
12 9 (1.67%) VCAP
12 9 (1.67%) VCDX
13 6 (1.11%) A+ Certification
14 5 (0.93%) MCSA
15 4 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
15 4 (0.74%) MCP
15 4 (0.74%) RHCSA
16 3 (0.56%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.89%) QA
2 18 (3.33%) SLA
3 3 (0.56%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.56%) PMO
4 2 (0.37%) COBIT
4 2 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.37%) NIST 800
4 2 (0.37%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.19%) GDPR
5 1 (0.19%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.19%) PSD2
5 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 142 (26.30%) Active Directory
2 131 (24.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 66 (12.22%) XenDesktop
4 61 (11.30%) vSphere
5 52 (9.63%) VMware ESXi
6 50 (9.26%) Hyper-V
7 45 (8.33%) XenApp
8 21 (3.89%) Microsoft App-V
8 21 (3.89%) XenServer
9 19 (3.52%) VMware NSX
10 18 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
11 17 (3.15%) NFS
12 13 (2.41%) Virtual Servers
13 9 (1.67%) BitLocker
13 9 (1.67%) DFS Replication
14 7 (1.30%) vCloud
15 5 (0.93%) Firmware
15 5 (0.93%) KVM
16 4 (0.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 4 (0.74%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 72 (13.33%) SCCM
2 28 (5.19%) NetBackup
3 22 (4.07%) vCenter Server
4 21 (3.89%) Failover Clustering
5 17 (3.15%) Microsoft Intune
5 17 (3.15%) vRealize
6 16 (2.96%) PowerCLI
7 15 (2.78%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 13 (2.41%) Netcool
8 13 (2.41%) vRealize Orchestrator
9 12 (2.22%) Backup Exec
10 11 (2.04%) AirWatch
11 10 (1.85%) SCOM
12 9 (1.67%) Ansible
13 8 (1.48%) EMC NetWorker
13 8 (1.48%) WSUS
14 7 (1.30%) FortiGate
14 7 (1.30%) Microsoft Clustering
15 6 (1.11%) HP SIM
15 6 (1.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 209 (38.70%) VMware
2 166 (30.74%) Microsoft
3 126 (23.33%) HP
4 106 (19.63%) Cisco
5 96 (17.78%) Citrix
6 94 (17.41%) EMC
7 46 (8.52%) Oracle
8 39 (7.22%) IBM
9 38 (7.04%) SAP
10 34 (6.30%) Sun
11 32 (5.93%) Red Hat
12 30 (5.56%) Juniper
13 28 (5.19%) NetApp
14 26 (4.81%) Dell Compellent
15 25 (4.63%) MuleSoft
16 18 (3.33%) McAfee
17 17 (3.15%) Avaya
17 17 (3.15%) CheckPoint
18 15 (2.78%) Apple
19 14 (2.59%) TIBCO