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 3 months to 26 June 2017 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 443 406 378
Rank change year-on-year -37 -28  
Contract jobs citing Dell 164 261 287
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.35% 0.49% 0.51%
As % of the Vendors category 0.80% 1.09% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 171 148
Median daily rate £325 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.12% +10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £165 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £295 £350 £315
% change year-on-year -15.71% +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 12 44
Median hourly rate £15.90 £23.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.85% +15.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.45 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £29.57 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £21.75 £18.50
% change year-on-year -33.33% +17.56%  

Dell is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 20598 23854 24877
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 43.81% 44.94% 44.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 12496 14691 14551
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £572 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 715 814 1114
Median hourly rate £18.70 £20.00 £18.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +5.93%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.07
% change year-on-year -14.63% +13.44%  

Dell
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Dell as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Dell in the UK

Dell
Top 30 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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -46 152 £325 -16.12% 65
London -71 47 £450 +9.09% 23
East Midlands +13 25 £255 -13.19% 1
Yorkshire +37 18 £343 +16.59% 3
South East -1 18 £300 -20.00% 10
East of England -9 14 £303 -21.93% 1
West Yorkshire +25 13 £388 +14.81% 3
Hertfordshire +6 12 £303 - 1
South West +5 12 £275 -18.51% 3
Leicestershire - 12 £250 - 1
Leeds +28 9 £388 +3.33%
North West +15 9 £250 -37.50% 10
Derbyshire - 9 £410 -
Derby - 9 £410 -
West Midlands +11 7 £400 +66.66% 13
Leicester - 7 £253 - 1
Scotland +39 6 £425 +9.67% 3
New Malden - 6 - -
South Yorkshire +10 5 £325 +15.55%
Surrey +3 5 £190 -55.29% 2
Bristol -3 5 £275 -12.00% 2
Hatfield - 5 £288 -
Berkshire +10 4 £335 -21.17%
Manchester +6 4 £145 -49.12% 9
Doncaster -4 4 £325 +15.55%
City of London -33 4 £338 -16.92% 5
Worcestershire +12 3 - -
Hampshire +9 3 £500 +47.05% 2
Edinburgh - 3 £488 - 2
Somerset - 3 £150 -

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Dell also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Dell.

1 232 (57.43%) Windows
2 177 (43.81%) Active Directory
3 170 (42.08%) HP
4 160 (39.60%) Microsoft
5 139 (34.41%) VMware
6 112 (27.72%) Windows Server
7 97 (24.01%) DNS
8 93 (23.02%) Cisco
9 90 (22.28%) Linux
10 87 (21.53%) VMware Infrastructure
11 82 (20.30%) Windows 7
12 78 (19.31%) Firewall
13 76 (18.81%) Finance
13 76 (18.81%) Microsoft Office
14 75 (18.56%) ITIL
15 73 (18.07%) Windows Server 2012
16 72 (17.82%) Office 365
17 71 (17.57%) DHCP
18 64 (15.84%) Wireless
19 63 (15.59%) SAN
19 63 (15.59%) SCCM
19 63 (15.59%) Hyper-V
20 61 (15.10%) Citrix
20 61 (15.10%) Data Centre
21 60 (14.85%) Windows Server 2008
22 59 (14.60%) LAN
23 54 (13.37%) SQL Server
23 54 (13.37%) IBM
24 52 (12.87%) PowerShell
25 51 (12.62%) SQL

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 39 (9.65%) MS Exchange
2 25 (6.19%) Skype for Business
3 21 (5.20%) Exchange Server 2010
4 20 (4.95%) IIS
5 18 (4.46%) Exchange Server 2013
6 15 (3.71%) Exchange Server 2007
7 14 (3.47%) SharePoint
8 9 (2.23%) IBM Notes
8 9 (2.23%) WebSphere
9 6 (1.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 6 (1.49%) Tomcat
10 5 (1.24%) Apache
10 5 (1.24%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (0.74%) GlassFish
11 3 (0.74%) IBM Domino
11 3 (0.74%) SAS
12 2 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (0.50%) MQSeries
12 2 (0.50%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (0.50%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 76 (18.81%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (4.95%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (4.21%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.24%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 9 (2.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.73%) SAP HCM
3 4 (0.99%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.50%) Endur
4 2 (0.50%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.50%) SAP HR
4 2 (0.50%) SAP Payroll
5 1 (0.25%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 72 (17.82%) Office 365
2 50 (12.38%) Boomi
3 37 (9.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 22 (5.45%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (2.97%) PaaS
5 12 (2.97%) SuccessFactors
6 11 (2.72%) Azure Active Directory
6 11 (2.72%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (2.23%) IaaS
7 9 (2.23%) iPaaS
7 9 (2.23%) SaaS
8 3 (0.74%) GitHub
9 2 (0.50%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (0.50%) Bluemix
9 2 (0.50%) IBM Cloud
9 2 (0.50%) Mimecast
9 2 (0.50%) OneDrive
9 2 (0.50%) SoftLayer
9 2 (0.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 97 (24.01%) DNS
2 78 (19.31%) Firewall
3 71 (17.57%) DHCP
4 64 (15.84%) Wireless
5 63 (15.59%) SAN
6 59 (14.60%) LAN
7 49 (12.13%) VPN
8 48 (11.88%) WAN
9 38 (9.41%) TCP/IP
10 35 (8.66%) Network Security
11 26 (6.44%) Internet
12 23 (5.69%) LDAP
13 18 (4.46%) iSCSI
14 17 (4.21%) NetScaler
15 16 (3.96%) Cisco ASA
15 16 (3.96%) Intrusion Detection
16 15 (3.71%) Remote Desktop
16 15 (3.71%) Skype
16 15 (3.71%) Wi-Fi
17 14 (3.47%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (13.37%) SQL Server
2 17 (4.21%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (2.72%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (1.98%) DataStage
5 6 (1.49%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (1.49%) Hadoop
6 5 (1.24%) Big Data
6 5 (1.24%) RDBMS
6 5 (1.24%) Relational Database
7 4 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (0.99%) MySQL
7 4 (0.99%) Oracle Database
7 4 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.50%) SAP HANA
8 2 (0.50%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.50%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.25%) GIS
9 1 (0.25%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 4 (0.99%) Git (software)
1 4 (0.99%) Jenkins
1 4 (0.99%) JIRA
2 3 (0.74%) Ant
2 3 (0.74%) Eclipse
2 3 (0.74%) MSI
3 2 (0.50%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.25%) Subversion
General
1 76 (18.81%) Finance
2 22 (5.45%) Banking
3 14 (3.47%) Retail
4 12 (2.97%) Telecoms
5 11 (2.72%) Manufacturing
6 10 (2.48%) Investment Banking
7 7 (1.73%) Back Office
8 6 (1.49%) Legal
8 6 (1.49%) Multimedia
9 4 (0.99%) Electronics
10 3 (0.74%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.74%) Marketing
11 2 (0.50%) Front Office
11 2 (0.50%) Law
12 1 (0.25%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.25%) Games
12 1 (0.25%) Local Government
12 1 (0.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 44 (10.89%) Analyst
1 44 (10.89%) Support Engineer
2 41 (10.15%) Architect
3 31 (7.67%) Desktop Support
3 31 (7.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 24 (5.94%) Network Engineer
5 23 (5.69%) 2nd Line Support
5 23 (5.69%) Consultant
6 21 (5.20%) IT Support
7 20 (4.95%) Systems Engineer
8 19 (4.70%) Help Desk Support
9 18 (4.46%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 18 (4.46%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 18 (4.46%) Desktop Engineer
9 18 (4.46%) IT Engineer
9 18 (4.46%) Server Engineer
10 17 (4.21%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 17 (4.21%) Developer
11 16 (3.96%) 1st/2nd Line Support
12 15 (3.71%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (4.46%) Web Services
2 15 (3.71%) SOAP
3 13 (3.22%) .NET
3 13 (3.22%) REST
4 9 (2.23%) Visualforce
4 9 (2.23%) XML
5 8 (1.98%) Regular Expression
5 8 (1.98%) RESTful
6 7 (1.73%) IBM Integration Bus
7 6 (1.49%) SAML
7 6 (1.49%) WebSphere MQ
8 5 (1.24%) JSON
8 5 (1.24%) Middleware
8 5 (1.24%) XSLT
9 4 (0.99%) JDBC
9 4 (0.99%) JMS
10 3 (0.74%) ASP.NET
10 3 (0.74%) LAMP
11 2 (0.50%) Java SE
11 2 (0.50%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 61 (15.10%) Data Centre
2 47 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (6.68%) Management Information System
4 18 (4.46%) Smartphone
5 15 (3.71%) Blackberry
6 14 (3.47%) Computer Science
6 14 (3.47%) EPoS
6 14 (3.47%) RSA SecurID
7 13 (3.22%) EMC VNX
8 10 (2.48%) Clustering
8 10 (2.48%) Driving Licence
9 9 (2.23%) Fat Client
9 9 (2.23%) Thin Client
10 7 (1.73%) Replication
10 7 (1.73%) Video Conferencing
11 6 (1.49%) Hybrid Cloud
11 6 (1.49%) NHS
11 6 (1.49%) PKI
12 5 (1.24%) CMDB
12 5 (1.24%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 232 (57.43%) Windows
2 112 (27.72%) Windows Server
3 90 (22.28%) Linux
4 82 (20.30%) Windows 7
5 73 (18.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 60 (14.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 38 (9.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 28 (6.93%) Unix
9 25 (6.19%) Windows 10
10 20 (4.95%) Android
11 15 (3.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 14 (3.47%) Mac OS X
12 14 (3.47%) SUSE
13 12 (2.97%) AIX
13 12 (2.97%) Solaris
14 11 (2.72%) Windows 8
15 10 (2.48%) Windows XP
16 9 (2.23%) CentOS
17 6 (1.49%) Data ONTAP
18 5 (1.24%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (18.56%) ITIL
2 50 (12.38%) Migration
3 37 (9.16%) Incident Management
4 36 (8.91%) Break/Fix
5 28 (6.93%) Change Management
6 25 (6.19%) Configuration Management
7 23 (5.69%) Information Security
8 20 (4.95%) Load Balancing
9 19 (4.70%) Email Filtering
9 19 (4.70%) Kalman Filter
9 19 (4.70%) Web Filtering
10 18 (4.46%) ITIL V3
10 18 (4.46%) Problem Management
11 17 (4.21%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (4.21%) Customer Requirements
11 17 (4.21%) High Availability
12 16 (3.96%) Penetration Testing
13 15 (3.71%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 14 (3.47%) Service Delivery
14 14 (3.47%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 52 (12.87%) PowerShell
2 51 (12.62%) SQL
3 24 (5.94%) VBScript
4 15 (3.71%) Java
5 9 (2.23%) Apex Code
5 9 (2.23%) Python
6 8 (1.98%) Perl
7 5 (1.24%) Bash Shell
7 5 (1.24%) JavaScript
7 5 (1.24%) T-SQL
8 4 (0.99%) PHP
8 4 (0.99%) VB
9 3 (0.74%) C
9 3 (0.74%) C#
9 3 (0.74%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.50%) C++
11 1 (0.25%) ABAP
11 1 (0.25%) AWK
11 1 (0.25%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 40 (9.90%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (9.41%) Security Cleared
3 28 (6.93%) Microsoft Certification
4 26 (6.44%) Degree
5 24 (5.94%) SC Cleared
6 23 (5.69%) CCNA
7 15 (3.71%) CCNP
7 15 (3.71%) MCSE
8 14 (3.47%) Computer Science Degree
8 14 (3.47%) JNCIA
9 13 (3.22%) SANS
10 12 (2.97%) CISSP
10 12 (2.97%) JNCIS
11 11 (2.72%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 11 (2.72%) CCSP
11 11 (2.72%) CISM
12 9 (2.23%) JNCIP
13 8 (1.98%) A+ Certification
13 8 (1.98%) MCP
14 7 (1.73%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (8.91%) SLA
2 13 (3.22%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 177 (43.81%) Active Directory
2 87 (21.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 63 (15.59%) Hyper-V
4 41 (10.15%) VMware ESXi
5 33 (8.17%) XenApp
6 20 (4.95%) vSphere
7 19 (4.70%) Virtual Machines
8 18 (4.46%) XenDesktop
9 16 (3.96%) Firmware
10 12 (2.97%) Microsoft App-V
11 10 (2.48%) Virtual Desktop
12 6 (1.49%) KVM
12 6 (1.49%) NFS
12 6 (1.49%) Oracle RAC
12 6 (1.49%) Virtual Servers
13 4 (0.99%) ISA Server
13 4 (0.99%) SRDF
14 3 (0.74%) BitLocker
14 3 (0.74%) Shibboleth
15 2 (0.50%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 63 (15.59%) SCCM
2 19 (4.70%) SCOM
3 16 (3.96%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 15 (3.71%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 12 (2.97%) SCOrch
6 11 (2.72%) WSUS
7 10 (2.48%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 8 (1.98%) NetBackup
9 7 (1.73%) EMC NetWorker
9 7 (1.73%) vRealize
10 5 (1.24%) SCVMM
10 5 (1.24%) vCenter Server
10 5 (1.24%) WebSphere Cast Iron
11 4 (0.99%) Failover Clustering
11 4 (0.99%) Microsoft Clustering
11 4 (0.99%) vMotion
12 3 (0.74%) Ansible
12 3 (0.74%) DameWare
12 3 (0.74%) PowerCLI
12 3 (0.74%) Puppet
Vendors
1 170 (42.08%) HP
2 160 (39.60%) Microsoft
3 139 (34.41%) VMware
4 93 (23.02%) Cisco
5 61 (15.10%) Citrix
6 54 (13.37%) IBM
7 41 (10.15%) EMC
8 29 (7.18%) NetApp
8 29 (7.18%) Oracle
8 29 (7.18%) Symantec
9 27 (6.68%) Apple
9 27 (6.68%) Juniper
9 27 (6.68%) Red Hat
10 24 (5.94%) SAP
11 20 (4.95%) Toshiba
12 19 (4.70%) CheckPoint
13 17 (4.21%) Veeam
14 14 (3.47%) AppSense
14 14 (3.47%) Informatica
15 13 (3.22%) Salesforce.com
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