Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 342 470 512
Rank change year-on-year +128 +42 -69
Contract jobs citing Dell 595 491 412
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.70% 0.47% 0.41%
As % of the Vendors category 1.62% 1.13% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 279 226
UK median daily rate £370 £380 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.63% +10.95% -5.52%
10th Percentile £150 £150 £139
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £310
% change year-on-year -3.33% +20.97% -6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 50 61
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £16.63 £16.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.30% -1.07% -3.97%
10th Percentile £13.15 £12.75 £12.00
90th Percentile £48.38 £45.13 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.25 £15.63 £16.81
% change year-on-year +16.80% -7.02% -6.64%

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 36,697 43,584 43,123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.33% 42.13% 43.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,063 26,991 26,665
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.65% +3.61%
10th Percentile £243 £250 £242
90th Percentile £638 £625 £620
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,440 1,678 1,401
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £17.42 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.83% -0.47% +2.94%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.77 £10.50
90th Percentile £51.80 £45.33 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.60 £16.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year +12.73% -1.99% +2.03%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +116 544 £365 -5.19% 183
UK excluding London +92 374 £363 -3.33% 132
London +101 199 £400 - 60
South East +57 121 £372 -2.11% 46
North of England +46 96 £319 -23.65% 27
North West +46 63 £160 -68.78% 16
South West +24 45 £363 +38.36% 24
Midlands +62 42 £338 -3.57% 19
Yorkshire +24 32 £365 -5.19% 10
East of England +19 28 £400 +4.92% 7
Scotland +29 26 £325 +18.18% 6
West Midlands +30 24 £365 +69.77% 11
East Midlands +42 18 £150 -66.67% 8
Wales +36 16 £400 +33.33% 3
North East +14 1 £450 - 1

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 267 (44.87%) Windows
2 229 (38.49%) VMware
3 214 (35.97%) Cisco
4 203 (34.12%) HP
5 179 (30.08%) Microsoft
6 152 (25.55%) EMC
7 151 (25.38%) Active Directory
8 141 (23.70%) ITIL
9 138 (23.19%) Windows 10
10 123 (20.67%) VMware Infrastructure
11 111 (18.66%) Data Centre
12 110 (18.49%) NetApp
13 109 (18.32%) Windows Server
14 100 (16.81%) Office 365
15 96 (16.13%) Security Cleared
16 94 (15.80%) Linux
17 92 (15.46%) Boomi
18 90 (15.13%) Finance
19 84 (14.12%) Citrix
20 83 (13.95%) Firewall
20 83 (13.95%) Windows 7
21 82 (13.78%) Azure
22 77 (12.94%) SC Cleared
22 77 (12.94%) SAN
22 77 (12.94%) DNS
23 68 (11.43%) DHCP
24 65 (10.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
25 63 (10.59%) PowerShell
26 62 (10.42%) Hyper-V
27 61 (10.25%) AWS

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 (6.55%) Skype for Business
2 33 (5.55%) MS Exchange
3 30 (5.04%) SharePoint
4 15 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (2.52%) IIS
5 13 (2.18%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (1.68%) Mattermost
7 7 (1.18%) Apache
7 7 (1.18%) WebSphere
8 6 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (0.67%) Anypoint
9 4 (0.67%) Apache ServiceMix
9 4 (0.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.50%) Sonic ESB
11 2 (0.34%) Confluence
11 2 (0.34%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.34%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.34%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.17%) JBoss
Applications
1 54 (9.08%) Microsoft Office
2 32 (5.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.84%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.50%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.01%) Unit4 Business World
3 5 (0.84%) NetSuite
4 4 (0.67%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.67%) SAP HCM
4 4 (0.67%) SAP HR
4 4 (0.67%) SAP Payroll
5 3 (0.50%) SAP S/4HANA
6 2 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.34%) Shopify
6 2 (0.34%) SystmOne
7 1 (0.17%) Magento
7 1 (0.17%) Maximo
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.17%) Sage 1000
7 1 (0.17%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 100 (16.81%) Office 365
2 92 (15.46%) Boomi
3 82 (13.78%) Azure
4 61 (10.25%) AWS
5 27 (4.54%) IaaS
6 26 (4.37%) PaaS
7 25 (4.20%) Azure Active Directory
8 24 (4.03%) SaaS
9 14 (2.35%) iPaaS
10 10 (1.68%) GitHub
11 9 (1.51%) AtomSphere
11 9 (1.51%) OneDrive
12 6 (1.01%) Force.com
12 6 (1.01%) SuccessFactors
13 5 (0.84%) GCP
13 5 (0.84%) Mimecast
14 4 (0.67%) Azure Data Factory
14 4 (0.67%) G Suite
14 4 (0.67%) Serverless
15 3 (0.50%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 83 (13.95%) Firewall
2 77 (12.94%) DNS
2 77 (12.94%) SAN
3 68 (11.43%) DHCP
4 57 (9.58%) LAN
5 48 (8.07%) WAN
6 42 (7.06%) Skype
7 41 (6.89%) VPN
8 40 (6.72%) TCP/IP
9 39 (6.55%) NetScaler
10 33 (5.55%) Wireless
11 24 (4.03%) VLAN
12 22 (3.70%) Network Security
13 20 (3.36%) NAS
14 16 (2.69%) Cisco ASA
14 16 (2.69%) HTTP
15 14 (2.35%) iSCSI
15 14 (2.35%) VoIP
15 14 (2.35%) VSAN
16 13 (2.18%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (5.55%) SQL Server
2 19 (3.19%) MySQL
3 11 (1.85%) Relational Database
4 9 (1.51%) Big Data
4 9 (1.51%) SQL Server 2016
5 6 (1.01%) Amazon RDS
5 6 (1.01%) Hadoop
5 6 (1.01%) Oracle Database
5 6 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (0.84%) NoSQL
6 5 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (0.67%) MongoDB
7 4 (0.67%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (0.67%) RDBMS
7 4 (0.67%) SQL Server 2017
8 3 (0.50%) Amazon Redshift
8 3 (0.50%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.50%) Azure SQL Database
8 3 (0.50%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 14 (2.35%) JIRA
2 13 (2.18%) Jenkins
3 9 (1.51%) Git (software)
4 7 (1.18%) GitLab
5 4 (0.67%) WinDbg
6 3 (0.50%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (0.50%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.34%) Bitbucket
7 2 (0.34%) Hudson
7 2 (0.34%) InstallShield
7 2 (0.34%) Protractor
7 2 (0.34%) StarTeam
7 2 (0.34%) Subversion
7 2 (0.34%) Travis CI
8 1 (0.17%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.17%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.17%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.17%) Wise Package Studio
8 1 (0.17%) Zephyr
General
1 90 (15.13%) Finance
2 55 (9.24%) Telecoms
3 46 (7.73%) Banking
4 41 (6.89%) Retail
5 35 (5.88%) Public Sector
6 10 (1.68%) Manufacturing
7 9 (1.51%) Financial Institution
8 7 (1.18%) Legal
9 6 (1.01%) Marketing
10 3 (0.50%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.50%) Local Government
10 3 (0.50%) Publishing
11 2 (0.34%) Back Office
11 2 (0.34%) Law
11 2 (0.34%) Military
12 1 (0.17%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.17%) Automotive
12 1 (0.17%) Electronics
12 1 (0.17%) Games
12 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 90 (15.13%) Architect
2 58 (9.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 39 (6.55%) Network Engineer
3 39 (6.55%) Support Engineer
4 36 (6.05%) Consultant
5 35 (5.88%) Windows Engineer
6 30 (5.04%) Analyst
7 29 (4.87%) Build Engineer
8 25 (4.20%) Desktop Support
9 23 (3.87%) Solutions Architect
10 22 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support
10 22 (3.70%) Deployment Engineer
10 22 (3.70%) Desktop Engineer
10 22 (3.70%) Server Engineer
11 21 (3.53%) Administrator
11 21 (3.53%) Developer
12 17 (2.86%) Integration Architect
12 17 (2.86%) Storage Engineer
13 16 (2.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 13 (2.18%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (7.39%) Web Services
2 27 (4.54%) XML
3 23 (3.87%) REST
4 22 (3.70%) .NET
5 20 (3.36%) JSON
6 17 (2.86%) SOAP
7 12 (2.02%) EDI
7 12 (2.02%) Node.js
8 11 (1.85%) LDAP
9 10 (1.68%) SAML
10 9 (1.51%) 802.1X
10 9 (1.51%) Kafka
11 8 (1.34%) AngularJS
11 8 (1.34%) jQuery
12 6 (1.01%) Django
12 6 (1.01%) OAuth
12 6 (1.01%) OpenID
12 6 (1.01%) RESTful
12 6 (1.01%) XSLT
13 5 (0.84%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 111 (18.66%) Data Centre
2 37 (6.22%) Driving Licence
3 36 (6.05%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
5 21 (3.53%) Clustering
5 21 (3.53%) User Experience
6 18 (3.03%) Management Information System
7 17 (2.86%) Blackberry
8 16 (2.69%) Video Conferencing
9 15 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
9 15 (2.52%) Enterprise Storage
10 14 (2.35%) Public Cloud
11 11 (1.85%) Replication
12 9 (1.51%) CMDB
12 9 (1.51%) EMC VNX
12 9 (1.51%) PKI
13 7 (1.18%) Private Cloud
14 6 (1.01%) Data Protection Act
14 6 (1.01%) Fibre Optics
14 6 (1.01%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 267 (44.87%) Windows
2 138 (23.19%) Windows 10
3 109 (18.32%) Windows Server
4 94 (15.80%) Linux
5 83 (13.95%) Windows 7
6 54 (9.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 49 (8.24%) Windows Server 2012
8 41 (6.89%) Unix
9 16 (2.69%) Windows 8
10 13 (2.18%) Android
10 13 (2.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (1.68%) Apple iOS
12 10 (1.68%) Mac OS
13 9 (1.51%) Solaris
14 6 (1.01%) Mac OS X
14 6 (1.01%) SUSE
14 6 (1.01%) Ubuntu
15 5 (0.84%) VMS
15 5 (0.84%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (23.70%) ITIL
2 65 (10.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 60 (10.08%) Migration
4 56 (9.41%) Agile Software Development
5 53 (8.91%) DevOps
6 36 (6.05%) Change Management
7 35 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
7 35 (5.88%) Workflow
8 34 (5.71%) High Availability
9 33 (5.55%) ITSM
10 31 (5.21%) Break/Fix
10 31 (5.21%) SOA
11 29 (4.87%) Continuous Integration
11 29 (4.87%) Microservices
11 29 (4.87%) Project Management
11 29 (4.87%) Service Delivery
11 29 (4.87%) Service Management
12 26 (4.37%) Disaster Recovery
13 23 (3.87%) Business Continuity
13 23 (3.87%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (10.59%) PowerShell
2 42 (7.06%) SQL
3 23 (3.87%) Python
4 18 (3.03%) Java
5 13 (2.18%) C#
6 12 (2.02%) Bash Shell
7 10 (1.68%) Perl
8 9 (1.51%) JavaScript
9 7 (1.18%) ActionScript
9 7 (1.18%) ActionScript 2.0
10 5 (0.84%) C
10 5 (0.84%) Go
10 5 (0.84%) VBA
10 5 (0.84%) VBScript
11 4 (0.67%) Ruby
12 2 (0.34%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.34%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.34%) TypeScript
12 2 (0.34%) XPath
13 1 (0.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 96 (16.13%) Security Cleared
2 77 (12.94%) SC Cleared
3 42 (7.06%) Cisco Certification
4 36 (6.05%) Degree
5 34 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
6 30 (5.04%) CCNA
7 27 (4.54%) CCNP
8 25 (4.20%) MCSE
9 13 (2.18%) DV Cleared
9 13 (2.18%) ITIL Certification
10 12 (2.02%) Dell Certification
11 11 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 7 (1.18%) Citrix Certification
12 7 (1.18%) MCP
13 6 (1.01%) A+ Certification
13 6 (1.01%) CCDA
13 6 (1.01%) HND
13 6 (1.01%) JNCIA
13 6 (1.01%) JNCIP
13 6 (1.01%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (6.22%) SLA
2 12 (2.02%) QA
3 7 (1.18%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.34%) COBIT
6 1 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.17%) GDPR
6 1 (0.17%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.17%) NIST
6 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.17%) PMO
6 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 151 (25.38%) Active Directory
2 123 (20.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 62 (10.42%) Hyper-V
4 55 (9.24%) vSphere
5 41 (6.89%) VMware ESXi
6 37 (6.22%) XenApp
7 35 (5.88%) XenDesktop
8 22 (3.70%) VMware NSX
9 17 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
10 13 (2.18%) Docker
10 13 (2.18%) Firmware
11 10 (1.68%) Microsoft App-V
11 10 (1.68%) Virtual Desktop
12 7 (1.18%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 7 (1.18%) vCloud
12 7 (1.18%) Virtual Servers
13 5 (0.84%) DFS Replication
13 5 (0.84%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 5 (0.84%) VMware Workstation
14 4 (0.67%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 57 (9.58%) SCCM
2 40 (6.72%) Ansible
3 22 (3.70%) NetBackup
4 19 (3.19%) vCenter Server
5 17 (2.86%) Puppet
6 15 (2.52%) Microsoft Intune
6 15 (2.52%) SCOM
6 15 (2.52%) WSUS
7 13 (2.18%) Failover Clustering
7 13 (2.18%) Kubernetes
8 12 (2.02%) Backup Exec
8 12 (2.02%) Nessus
9 11 (1.85%) Nagios
9 11 (1.85%) SCVMM
9 11 (1.85%) vRealize
10 9 (1.51%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 9 (1.51%) Single Sign-On
11 8 (1.34%) Avamar
11 8 (1.34%) Microsoft Clustering
12 7 (1.18%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 229 (38.49%) VMware
2 214 (35.97%) Cisco
3 203 (34.12%) HP
4 179 (30.08%) Microsoft
5 152 (25.55%) EMC
6 110 (18.49%) NetApp
7 84 (14.12%) Citrix
8 45 (7.56%) IBM
9 41 (6.89%) MuleSoft
10 28 (4.71%) Oracle
11 25 (4.20%) Red Hat
12 24 (4.03%) Palo Alto
13 23 (3.87%) Juniper
14 22 (3.70%) Veeam
15 20 (3.36%) Sophos
16 19 (3.19%) CheckPoint
16 19 (3.19%) Hitachi
17 18 (3.03%) F5
17 18 (3.03%) Sun
18 17 (2.86%) Intel