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 23 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
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 441 390 377
Rank change year-on-year -51 -13  
Contract jobs citing Dell 163 272 288
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.35% 0.51% 0.51%
As % of the Vendors category 0.79% 1.12% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 180 144
Median daily rate £325 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £165 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £298 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -15.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 12 48
Median hourly rate £15.00 £23.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.78% +15.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.45 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £29.57 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.35 £21.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year -34.02% +20.83%  

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 20514 24183 25039
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 43.82% 44.94% 44.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 12454 14905 14646
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £361
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 709 826 1130
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 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

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 23 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 23 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 23 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 -60 150 £325 -14.75% 57
London -64 47 £450 +9.09% 19
East Midlands +15 24 £258 -12.34% 2
South East -26 19 £300 -17.24% 9
Yorkshire +37 18 £343 +16.59% 5
East of England -10 14 £303 -21.93%
West Yorkshire +30 13 £388 +14.81% 5
Hertfordshire +7 12 £303 -
South West +3 12 £275 -16.03% 3
Leicestershire - 11 £250 - 1
Leeds +18 9 £388 +3.33% 1
Derby - 9 £410 -
Derbyshire - 9 £410 -
Scotland +45 7 £425 +9.67% 2
North West +12 7 £250 -37.50% 7
West Midlands +3 7 £400 +66.66% 12
Leicester - 6 £250 - 1
New Malden - 6 - -
South Yorkshire +11 5 £325 +15.55%
Surrey +6 5 £190 -55.29% 1
Bristol -4 5 £275 -14.72% 1
Hatfield - 5 £288 -
Hampshire +10 4 £500 +47.05% 3
Berkshire +9 4 £335 -13.54%
Doncaster -4 4 £325 +15.55%
City of London -31 4 £338 -16.92% 4
Worcestershire +11 3 - -
Manchester +3 3 £145 -49.12% 7
Edinburgh - 3 £488 - 1
Glasgow - 3 £425 - 1

For the 6 months to 23 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.

1 234 (57.49%) Windows
2 179 (43.98%) Active Directory
3 173 (42.51%) HP
4 160 (39.31%) Microsoft
5 144 (35.38%) VMware
6 112 (27.52%) Windows Server
7 95 (23.34%) DNS
8 93 (22.85%) Cisco
9 92 (22.60%) Linux
10 90 (22.11%) VMware Infrastructure
11 83 (20.39%) Windows 7
12 80 (19.66%) Finance
13 79 (19.41%) Firewall
14 78 (19.16%) ITIL
15 75 (18.43%) Microsoft Office
16 73 (17.94%) Windows Server 2012
17 70 (17.20%) Office 365
18 68 (16.71%) DHCP
19 67 (16.46%) SAN
20 64 (15.72%) Citrix
20 64 (15.72%) Hyper-V
21 63 (15.48%) SCCM
21 63 (15.48%) Wireless
22 62 (15.23%) Data Centre
23 59 (14.50%) Windows Server 2008
24 57 (14.00%) IBM
24 57 (14.00%) LAN
25 55 (13.51%) SQL Server
26 53 (13.02%) SQL
26 53 (13.02%) Migration

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 38 (9.34%) MS Exchange
2 24 (5.90%) Skype for Business
3 20 (4.91%) Exchange Server 2010
4 19 (4.67%) IIS
5 18 (4.42%) Exchange Server 2013
6 15 (3.69%) Exchange Server 2007
7 14 (3.44%) SharePoint
8 9 (2.21%) IBM Notes
8 9 (2.21%) WebSphere
9 6 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (1.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 6 (1.47%) Tomcat
10 5 (1.23%) Apache
11 3 (0.74%) GlassFish
11 3 (0.74%) IBM Domino
11 3 (0.74%) SAS
12 2 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (0.49%) MQSeries
12 2 (0.49%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (0.49%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 75 (18.43%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (4.91%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (4.18%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.23%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 9 (2.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.72%) SAP HCM
3 4 (0.98%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.49%) Endur
4 2 (0.49%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.49%) SAP HR
4 2 (0.49%) SAP Payroll
5 1 (0.25%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 70 (17.20%) Office 365
2 50 (12.29%) Boomi
3 37 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 23 (5.65%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (2.95%) PaaS
6 11 (2.70%) Azure Active Directory
6 11 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (2.70%) SuccessFactors
7 9 (2.21%) IaaS
7 9 (2.21%) iPaaS
7 9 (2.21%) SaaS
8 3 (0.74%) GitHub
8 3 (0.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.49%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (0.49%) Bluemix
9 2 (0.49%) IBM Cloud
9 2 (0.49%) Mimecast
9 2 (0.49%) OneDrive
9 2 (0.49%) SoftLayer
10 1 (0.25%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 95 (23.34%) DNS
2 79 (19.41%) Firewall
3 68 (16.71%) DHCP
4 67 (16.46%) SAN
5 63 (15.48%) Wireless
6 57 (14.00%) LAN
7 48 (11.79%) VPN
8 47 (11.55%) WAN
9 38 (9.34%) Network Security
10 35 (8.60%) TCP/IP
11 26 (6.39%) Internet
12 23 (5.65%) LDAP
13 18 (4.42%) iSCSI
14 17 (4.18%) NetScaler
15 16 (3.93%) Cisco ASA
15 16 (3.93%) Intrusion Detection
16 14 (3.44%) HTTP
16 14 (3.44%) Remote Desktop
16 14 (3.44%) Skype
16 14 (3.44%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 16 (3.93%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (1.97%) DataStage
5 6 (1.47%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (1.47%) Hadoop
6 5 (1.23%) Big Data
6 5 (1.23%) RDBMS
6 5 (1.23%) Relational Database
7 4 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (0.98%) MySQL
7 4 (0.98%) Oracle Database
7 4 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.49%) SAP HANA
8 2 (0.49%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (0.49%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.49%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.25%) GIS
9 1 (0.25%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 4 (0.98%) Git (software)
1 4 (0.98%) Jenkins
1 4 (0.98%) JIRA
2 3 (0.74%) Ant
2 3 (0.74%) Eclipse
2 3 (0.74%) MSI
3 2 (0.49%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.25%) Subversion
General
1 80 (19.66%) Finance
2 22 (5.41%) Banking
3 17 (4.18%) Retail
4 14 (3.44%) Manufacturing
4 14 (3.44%) Telecoms
5 10 (2.46%) Investment Banking
6 7 (1.72%) Back Office
6 7 (1.72%) Legal
7 6 (1.47%) Electronics
7 6 (1.47%) Multimedia
8 3 (0.74%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.74%) Marketing
9 2 (0.49%) Front Office
9 2 (0.49%) Law
10 1 (0.25%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.25%) Games
10 1 (0.25%) Local Government
10 1 (0.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 45 (11.06%) Analyst
1 45 (11.06%) Support Engineer
2 44 (10.81%) Architect
3 33 (8.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 32 (7.86%) Desktop Support
5 24 (5.90%) Network Engineer
6 23 (5.65%) 2nd Line Support
7 22 (5.41%) Consultant
8 21 (5.16%) IT Support
9 19 (4.67%) Help Desk Support
9 19 (4.67%) Systems Engineer
10 18 (4.42%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 18 (4.42%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 18 (4.42%) Desktop Engineer
10 18 (4.42%) IT Engineer
10 18 (4.42%) Server Engineer
11 17 (4.18%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 17 (4.18%) Developer
12 16 (3.93%) 1st/2nd Line Support
12 16 (3.93%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (4.42%) Web Services
2 15 (3.69%) SOAP
3 13 (3.19%) .NET
3 13 (3.19%) REST
4 9 (2.21%) Visualforce
4 9 (2.21%) XML
5 8 (1.97%) Regular Expression
5 8 (1.97%) RESTful
6 7 (1.72%) IBM Integration Bus
7 6 (1.47%) SAML
7 6 (1.47%) WebSphere MQ
8 5 (1.23%) JSON
8 5 (1.23%) Middleware
8 5 (1.23%) XSLT
9 4 (0.98%) JDBC
9 4 (0.98%) JMS
10 3 (0.74%) ASP.NET
10 3 (0.74%) LAMP
11 2 (0.49%) Java SE
11 2 (0.49%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 62 (15.23%) Data Centre
2 50 (12.29%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (6.63%) Management Information System
4 18 (4.42%) Smartphone
5 16 (3.93%) Computer Science
6 15 (3.69%) Blackberry
7 14 (3.44%) EMC VNX
7 14 (3.44%) RSA SecurID
8 13 (3.19%) EPoS
9 11 (2.70%) Clustering
10 10 (2.46%) Driving Licence
11 9 (2.21%) Fat Client
11 9 (2.21%) Thin Client
12 7 (1.72%) Video Conferencing
13 6 (1.47%) Hybrid Cloud
13 6 (1.47%) NHS
13 6 (1.47%) PKI
13 6 (1.47%) Replication
14 5 (1.23%) CLARiiON
14 5 (1.23%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 234 (57.49%) Windows
2 112 (27.52%) Windows Server
3 92 (22.60%) Linux
4 83 (20.39%) Windows 7
5 73 (17.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 59 (14.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 40 (9.83%) Windows Server 2003
8 29 (7.13%) Unix
9 24 (5.90%) Windows 10
10 20 (4.91%) Android
11 15 (3.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 14 (3.44%) Mac OS X
12 14 (3.44%) SUSE
13 12 (2.95%) AIX
13 12 (2.95%) Solaris
14 11 (2.70%) Windows 8
15 10 (2.46%) Windows XP
16 9 (2.21%) CentOS
17 6 (1.47%) Data ONTAP
18 5 (1.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (19.16%) ITIL
2 53 (13.02%) Migration
3 40 (9.83%) Incident Management
4 36 (8.85%) Break/Fix
5 31 (7.62%) Change Management
6 26 (6.39%) Configuration Management
7 23 (5.65%) Information Security
8 21 (5.16%) Problem Management
9 20 (4.91%) Customer Requirements
10 19 (4.67%) Email Filtering
10 19 (4.67%) Kalman Filter
10 19 (4.67%) Load Balancing
10 19 (4.67%) Web Filtering
11 18 (4.42%) ITIL V3
12 17 (4.18%) Agile Software Development
12 17 (4.18%) High Availability
13 16 (3.93%) Penetration Testing
14 15 (3.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 14 (3.44%) Service Delivery
15 14 (3.44%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 53 (13.02%) SQL
2 51 (12.53%) PowerShell
3 23 (5.65%) VBScript
4 15 (3.69%) Java
5 9 (2.21%) Apex Code
5 9 (2.21%) Python
6 8 (1.97%) Perl
7 5 (1.23%) Bash Shell
7 5 (1.23%) JavaScript
7 5 (1.23%) T-SQL
8 4 (0.98%) PHP
8 4 (0.98%) VB
9 3 (0.74%) C
9 3 (0.74%) C#
9 3 (0.74%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.49%) 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 (9.83%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (9.58%) Security Cleared
3 28 (6.88%) Degree
3 28 (6.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 25 (6.14%) SC Cleared
5 23 (5.65%) CCNA
6 16 (3.93%) Computer Science Degree
7 15 (3.69%) CCNP
7 15 (3.69%) MCSE
8 14 (3.44%) JNCIA
9 13 (3.19%) SANS
10 12 (2.95%) CISSP
10 12 (2.95%) JNCIS
11 11 (2.70%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 11 (2.70%) CCSP
11 11 (2.70%) CISM
12 9 (2.21%) JNCIP
13 8 (1.97%) A+ Certification
13 8 (1.97%) MCP
14 7 (1.72%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (9.09%) SLA
2 13 (3.19%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 179 (43.98%) Active Directory
2 90 (22.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 64 (15.72%) Hyper-V
4 43 (10.57%) VMware ESXi
5 34 (8.35%) XenApp
6 21 (5.16%) Virtual Machines
6 21 (5.16%) vSphere
7 18 (4.42%) XenDesktop
8 16 (3.93%) Firmware
9 12 (2.95%) Microsoft App-V
10 10 (2.46%) Virtual Desktop
11 6 (1.47%) KVM
11 6 (1.47%) NFS
11 6 (1.47%) Oracle RAC
11 6 (1.47%) Virtual Servers
12 5 (1.23%) SRDF
13 4 (0.98%) ISA Server
14 3 (0.74%) BitLocker
14 3 (0.74%) Shibboleth
15 2 (0.49%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 63 (15.48%) SCCM
2 19 (4.67%) SCOM
3 17 (4.18%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 15 (3.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 12 (2.95%) SCOrch
5 12 (2.95%) WSUS
6 10 (2.46%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 8 (1.97%) NetBackup
8 7 (1.72%) EMC NetWorker
8 7 (1.72%) vCenter Server
8 7 (1.72%) vRealize
9 5 (1.23%) SCVMM
9 5 (1.23%) WebSphere Cast Iron
10 4 (0.98%) Failover Clustering
10 4 (0.98%) Microsoft Clustering
10 4 (0.98%) vMotion
11 3 (0.74%) Ansible
11 3 (0.74%) DameWare
11 3 (0.74%) PowerCLI
11 3 (0.74%) Puppet
Vendors
1 173 (42.51%) HP
2 160 (39.31%) Microsoft
3 144 (35.38%) VMware
4 93 (22.85%) Cisco
5 64 (15.72%) Citrix
6 57 (14.00%) IBM
7 43 (10.57%) EMC
8 30 (7.37%) NetApp
9 29 (7.13%) Oracle
9 29 (7.13%) Symantec
10 27 (6.63%) Apple
10 27 (6.63%) Juniper
10 27 (6.63%) Red Hat
11 24 (5.90%) SAP
12 20 (4.91%) CheckPoint
12 20 (4.91%) Toshiba
13 17 (4.18%) Veeam
14 14 (3.44%) AppSense
14 14 (3.44%) Informatica
15 13 (3.19%) Salesforce.com
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