Period
to 9 April 2020

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 9 April 2020 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
9 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 295 408 481
Rank change year-on-year +113 +73 -49
Contract jobs citing Dell 508 588 460
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.84% 0.61% 0.46%
As % of the Vendors category 1.96% 1.43% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 374 301
Median daily rate £425 £434 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.02% +31.44% -5.71%
10th Percentile £150 £173 £161
90th Percentile £625 £650 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £439 £325
% change year-on-year -1.99% +35.00% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 38 38
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.98% +21.13% -4.05%
10th Percentile £14.33 £15.09 £13.21
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.50 £38.26
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year +2.78% +4.35% -6.76%

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 25,911 41,247 41,997
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.78% 42.61% 41.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,508 25,695 26,187
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £213 £263 £243
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £405
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,213 1,412 1,430
Median hourly rate £19.50 £18.03 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.17% +3.01% +2.94%
10th Percentile £11.86 £10.92 £10.75
90th Percentile £51.75 £49.50 £47.50
Median hourly rate £18.21 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +7.12% +6.25% -3.03%

Dell
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Dell as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Dell in the UK

Dell
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Dell.

Daily rate trend for Dell in the UK

Dell
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Dell over the 6 months to 9 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Dell in the UK

Dell
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Dell.

Hourly rate trend for Dell in the UK

Dell
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Dell over the 6 months to 9 April 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Dell in the UK

Dell
Top 17 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 9 April 2020. 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 +116 456 £425 -4.23% 69
UK excluding London +98 339 £430 -1.99% 54
London +102 158 £360 -17.71% 19
Midlands +113 96 £500 +19.90% 10
South East +63 95 £445 +9.54% 10
West Midlands +102 60 £525 +55.56% 7
North of England +60 57 £250 -56.52% 16
North West +42 44 £250 -56.52% 3
East Midlands +48 35 £175 -63.64% 3
South West +15 30 £320 -47.76% 4
Scotland +24 29 £300 -27.27% 2
East of England +36 18 £300 -31.43% 10
Wales +32 13 £475 +46.15% 1
Yorkshire +64 12 £350 -6.67% 9
Work from Home +8 12 £900 +53.19% 9
North East +26 1 £114 -77.11% 4
Northern Ireland +13 1 £140 - 1

For the 6 months to 9 April 2020, 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.

1 231 (45.47%) Windows
2 168 (33.07%) HP
3 165 (32.48%) Microsoft
4 154 (30.31%) VMware
5 129 (25.39%) Security Cleared
6 110 (21.65%) VMware Infrastructure
7 104 (20.47%) Cisco
8 103 (20.28%) Active Directory
9 102 (20.08%) Windows 10
10 100 (19.69%) Boomi
11 90 (17.72%) Linux
12 88 (17.32%) Data Centre
12 88 (17.32%) Windows Server
13 79 (15.55%) EMC
14 77 (15.16%) Oracle
14 77 (15.16%) SCCM
15 75 (14.76%) ITIL
16 72 (14.17%) Firewall
16 72 (14.17%) Windows 7
17 68 (13.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 67 (13.19%) DHCP
19 64 (12.60%) LAN
20 62 (12.20%) DNS
20 62 (12.20%) Citrix
20 62 (12.20%) Windows Server 2012
21 61 (12.01%) Office 365
22 60 (11.81%) SC Cleared
22 60 (11.81%) DV Cleared
23 58 (11.42%) SAN
23 58 (11.42%) Azure

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 35 (6.89%) MS Exchange
2 23 (4.53%) SharePoint
3 22 (4.33%) Skype for Business
4 21 (4.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 17 (3.35%) WebSphere
6 14 (2.76%) Exchange Server 2013
7 13 (2.56%) IIS
8 11 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
9 7 (1.38%) Apache ServiceMix
9 7 (1.38%) BizTalk Server
9 7 (1.38%) JBoss
9 7 (1.38%) Red Hat Fuse
10 6 (1.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 6 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2007
11 5 (0.98%) OpenStack
12 4 (0.79%) Confluence
13 2 (0.39%) Mattermost
13 2 (0.39%) Mule
13 2 (0.39%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.39%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 39 (7.68%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (2.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.59%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 15 (2.95%) NetSuite
2 6 (1.18%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.59%) assyst
4 2 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.39%) Lawson
4 2 (0.39%) Magento
4 2 (0.39%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (0.39%) Shopify
5 1 (0.20%) Sage 1000
5 1 (0.20%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.20%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.20%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 100 (19.69%) Boomi
2 61 (12.01%) Office 365
3 58 (11.42%) Azure
4 39 (7.68%) AWS
5 15 (2.95%) SaaS
6 12 (2.36%) GCP
7 11 (2.17%) Apigee
8 9 (1.77%) PaaS
9 8 (1.57%) IaaS
10 6 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (0.98%) iPaaS
11 5 (0.98%) Mimecast
11 5 (0.98%) SuccessFactors
12 4 (0.79%) GitHub
13 2 (0.39%) Azure Active Directory
14 1 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
14 1 (0.20%) Azure Data Factory
14 1 (0.20%) Dynamics 365
14 1 (0.20%) OpenDNS
14 1 (0.20%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 72 (14.17%) Firewall
2 67 (13.19%) DHCP
3 64 (12.60%) LAN
4 62 (12.20%) DNS
5 58 (11.42%) SAN
6 48 (9.45%) WAN
7 41 (8.07%) TCP/IP
8 33 (6.50%) VPN
9 27 (5.31%) BGP
10 26 (5.12%) OSPF
11 24 (4.72%) Cisco ISE
11 24 (4.72%) Cisco Nexus
12 23 (4.53%) DMVPN
12 23 (4.53%) EIGRP
13 20 (3.94%) NetScaler
13 20 (3.94%) VoIP
14 19 (3.74%) NAS
14 19 (3.74%) Skype
15 18 (3.54%) Unified Communications
15 18 (3.54%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (5.91%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.35%) Oracle Database
2 17 (3.35%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (0.98%) Relational Database
3 5 (0.98%) SQL Server 2016
4 4 (0.79%) Big Data
4 4 (0.79%) MS Access
5 3 (0.59%) MySQL
6 2 (0.39%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.20%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (0.20%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.20%) Data Lake
7 1 (0.20%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.20%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.20%) Power BI
7 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.20%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 17 (3.35%) JIRA
2 16 (3.15%) Eclipse
3 7 (1.38%) Cucumber
3 7 (1.38%) Postman
3 7 (1.38%) Selenium
4 5 (0.98%) Hudson
5 4 (0.79%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.79%) GitLab
5 4 (0.79%) Jenkins
5 4 (0.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (0.59%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.39%) Protractor
7 2 (0.39%) SonarQube
8 1 (0.20%) ER Studio
8 1 (0.20%) ERwin
8 1 (0.20%) PowerDesigner
8 1 (0.20%) TestDirector
8 1 (0.20%) TestRail
General
1 43 (8.46%) Retail
2 41 (8.07%) Telecoms
3 39 (7.68%) Banking
4 36 (7.09%) Finance
5 23 (4.53%) Public Sector
6 8 (1.57%) Local Government
7 7 (1.38%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.79%) Marketing
9 3 (0.59%) Back Office
9 3 (0.59%) Electronics
9 3 (0.59%) Legal
10 2 (0.39%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.39%) Military
10 2 (0.39%) Police
11 1 (0.20%) Automotive
11 1 (0.20%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.20%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 64 (12.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 43 (8.46%) Architect
3 37 (7.28%) Network Engineer
4 33 (6.50%) Deployment Engineer
5 32 (6.30%) Build Engineer
6 29 (5.71%) Developer
7 26 (5.12%) Analyst
7 26 (5.12%) Storage Engineer
8 25 (4.92%) IT Engineer
9 21 (4.13%) Support Engineer
9 21 (4.13%) Windows Engineer
10 19 (3.74%) 2nd Line Support
10 19 (3.74%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 18 (3.54%) Desktop Support
11 18 (3.54%) Server Engineer
11 18 (3.54%) Support Technician
12 17 (3.35%) Author
12 17 (3.35%) Consultant
12 17 (3.35%) IT Support
12 17 (3.35%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (7.68%) REST
2 37 (7.28%) JSON
2 37 (7.28%) SOAP
3 36 (7.09%) XML
4 27 (5.31%) Web Services
5 18 (3.54%) XSD
5 18 (3.54%) XSL
6 12 (2.36%) 802.1X
7 10 (1.97%) Middleware
8 9 (1.77%) Apache Camel
8 9 (1.77%) XSLT
9 8 (1.57%) Kafka
10 7 (1.38%) HTML
10 7 (1.38%) IBM Integration Bus
10 7 (1.38%) Oracle Fusion
11 5 (0.98%) CSS
11 5 (0.98%) EDI
11 5 (0.98%) RESTful
11 5 (0.98%) SAP PI
12 4 (0.79%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 88 (17.32%) Data Centre
2 50 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (6.10%) Driving Licence
4 28 (5.51%) User Experience
5 22 (4.33%) Clustering
6 20 (3.94%) Blackberry
7 18 (3.54%) Self-Motivation
8 15 (2.95%) PKI
9 14 (2.76%) Management Information System
10 11 (2.17%) EMC VNX
10 11 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
11 10 (1.97%) Enterprise Storage
12 8 (1.57%) EMC VMAX
12 8 (1.57%) Fat Client
12 8 (1.57%) Fibre Optics
12 8 (1.57%) Thin Client
13 7 (1.38%) Smartphone
14 6 (1.18%) Replication
15 5 (0.98%) CLARiiON
15 5 (0.98%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 231 (45.47%) Windows
2 102 (20.08%) Windows 10
3 90 (17.72%) Linux
4 88 (17.32%) Windows Server
5 72 (14.17%) Windows 7
6 62 (12.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 46 (9.06%) Windows Server 2008
8 43 (8.46%) Windows Server 2016
9 31 (6.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 25 (4.92%) Android
10 25 (4.92%) Unix
11 24 (4.72%) Apple iOS
12 16 (3.15%) VMS
12 16 (3.15%) Windows 8
13 14 (2.76%) Mac OS X
14 9 (1.77%) Windows Server 2003
15 8 (1.57%) Windows Server 2019
16 6 (1.18%) CentOS
17 4 (0.79%) Windows XP
18 3 (0.59%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (14.76%) ITIL
2 68 (13.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 52 (10.24%) Problem-Solving
4 47 (9.25%) Break/Fix
5 46 (9.06%) Migration
6 44 (8.66%) ITSM
7 40 (7.87%) Agile Software Development
8 35 (6.89%) Service Management
8 35 (6.89%) SOA
9 27 (5.31%) Change Management
10 25 (4.92%) DevOps
10 25 (4.92%) Workflow
11 24 (4.72%) Incident Management
12 21 (4.13%) Project Delivery
13 19 (3.74%) Configuration Management
13 19 (3.74%) Disaster Recovery
13 19 (3.74%) Problem Management
13 19 (3.74%) Stakeholder Management
14 18 (3.54%) EAI
15 17 (3.35%) UML
Programming Languages
1 54 (10.63%) SQL
2 49 (9.65%) PowerShell
3 46 (9.06%) Java
4 35 (6.89%) Python
5 22 (4.33%) PL/SQL
6 18 (3.54%) Shell Script
6 18 (3.54%) XPath
7 17 (3.35%) XQuery
8 13 (2.56%) JavaScript
9 6 (1.18%) C
9 6 (1.18%) Perl
10 5 (0.98%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.59%) VBScript
12 2 (0.39%) C#
12 2 (0.39%) Go
12 2 (0.39%) Groovy
12 2 (0.39%) PHP
12 2 (0.39%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.20%) C++
13 1 (0.20%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 129 (25.39%) Security Cleared
2 60 (11.81%) DV Cleared
2 60 (11.81%) SC Cleared
3 41 (8.07%) Cisco Certification
4 29 (5.71%) Degree
5 28 (5.51%) CCNP
6 25 (4.92%) CCNA
7 23 (4.53%) Microsoft Certification
8 21 (4.13%) MCSE
9 19 (3.74%) CCIE
10 15 (2.95%) A+ Certification
10 15 (2.95%) CCDA
10 15 (2.95%) CCIE Routing and Switching
11 12 (2.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 11 (2.17%) CCDP
13 9 (1.77%) Dell Certification
14 8 (1.57%) CCIE Collaboration
14 8 (1.57%) Network+ Certification
15 7 (1.38%) BPSS Clearance
15 7 (1.38%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.92%) QA
2 22 (4.33%) SLA
3 2 (0.39%) GDPR
4 1 (0.20%) COBIT
4 1 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.20%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.20%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 110 (21.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 103 (20.28%) Active Directory
3 57 (11.22%) Hyper-V
4 47 (9.25%) VMware ESXi
5 39 (7.68%) XenApp
6 38 (7.48%) vSphere
7 25 (4.92%) Virtual Machines
8 22 (4.33%) XenDesktop
9 17 (3.35%) Microsoft App-V
10 14 (2.76%) DFS Replication
10 14 (2.76%) Virtual Desktop
10 14 (2.76%) VMware NSX
11 12 (2.36%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 12 (2.36%) Virtual Servers
12 10 (1.97%) BitLocker
12 10 (1.97%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 8 (1.57%) vCloud
14 6 (1.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 6 (1.18%) Docker
15 4 (0.79%) NFS
Systems Management
1 77 (15.16%) SCCM
2 29 (5.71%) NetBackup
3 26 (5.12%) SCOM
4 24 (4.72%) vCenter Server
5 22 (4.33%) vRealize
6 16 (3.15%) WSUS
7 15 (2.95%) Failover Clustering
8 14 (2.76%) AirWatch
8 14 (2.76%) Microsoft Clustering
9 13 (2.56%) Microsoft Intune
10 12 (2.36%) Ansible
10 12 (2.36%) Puppet
11 10 (1.97%) SCSM
12 9 (1.77%) McAfee ePO
12 9 (1.77%) SCVMM
13 8 (1.57%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 8 (1.57%) SCDPM
13 8 (1.57%) SnapMirror
14 7 (1.38%) SnapVault
14 7 (1.38%) Terraform
Vendors
1 168 (33.07%) HP
2 165 (32.48%) Microsoft
3 154 (30.31%) VMware
4 104 (20.47%) Cisco
5 79 (15.55%) EMC
6 77 (15.16%) Oracle
7 62 (12.20%) Citrix
8 49 (9.65%) Juniper
9 46 (9.06%) NetApp
10 40 (7.87%) SolarWinds
11 31 (6.10%) Red Hat
12 30 (5.91%) MuleSoft
13 28 (5.51%) IBM
13 28 (5.51%) SAP
14 27 (5.31%) Splunk
15 20 (3.94%) Veeam
16 18 (3.54%) Veritas
17 17 (3.35%) Isilon
18 15 (2.95%) Hitachi
19 14 (2.76%) Salesforce.com