Period
to 27 September 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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 302 369 495
Rank change year-on-year +67 +126 +5
Contract jobs citing Dell 211 556 472
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.72% 0.63% 0.46%
As % of the Vendors category 1.61% 1.48% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 316 265
Median daily rate £430 £363 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.62% -4.61% +8.57%
10th Percentile £206 £150 £150
90th Percentile £588 £578 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £350 £380
% change year-on-year +22.86% -7.89% +22.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 47 45
Median hourly rate £31.75 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +67.11% +8.57% +4.14%
10th Percentile £13.50 £13.00 £11.70
90th Percentile £45.68 £48.75 £45.54
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £18.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year +39.73% +14.06% -4.79%

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 13,069 37,638 43,169
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.74% 42.92% 42.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,902 23,564 26,759
Median daily rate £473 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.65%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £250
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £437 £425 £422
% change year-on-year +2.82% +0.65% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 486 1,425 1,649
Median hourly rate £32.50 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.50% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.17 £10.75
90th Percentile £51.88 £52.50 £46.55
Median hourly rate £25.67 £18.70 £16.50
% change year-on-year +37.25% +13.33% -2.54%

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 27 September 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 27 September 2020.

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 27 September 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 +76 173 £425 +17.65% 101
UK excluding London +93 122 £430 +22.86% 83
London +110 68 £418 +12.84% 22
South East +118 40 £450 +24.14% 29
Work from Home -57 35 £450 +35.85% 5
Scotland +74 24 £425 +30.77% 2
Midlands +87 19 £456 +35.19% 17
North of England +52 16 £425 +33.33% 19
West Midlands +71 15 £450 +33.33% 10
East of England +73 12 £250 -39.39% 3
South West +83 11 £319 -12.07% 10
North West +42 11 £425 +165.63% 15
Yorkshire +59 4 £294 -11.65% 4
East Midlands +53 4 £520 +48.57% 7
North East +37 1 - -

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 81 (38.39%) VMware
2 75 (35.55%) Windows
3 65 (30.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 64 (30.33%) HP
5 54 (25.59%) Linux
6 53 (25.12%) EMC
6 53 (25.12%) Cisco
6 53 (25.12%) Security Cleared
7 47 (22.27%) Firewall
8 46 (21.80%) Windows Server
9 43 (20.38%) Microsoft
10 40 (18.96%) SC Cleared
11 39 (18.48%) Active Directory
11 39 (18.48%) Boomi
12 37 (17.54%) Python
13 36 (17.06%) Ansible
14 33 (15.64%) PowerShell
15 32 (15.17%) WAN
15 32 (15.17%) Windows 10
16 31 (14.69%) Oracle
16 31 (14.69%) NetApp
16 31 (14.69%) Puppet
16 31 (14.69%) VMware ESXi
17 30 (14.22%) Jenkins
18 29 (13.74%) Docker
18 29 (13.74%) Kubernetes
18 29 (13.74%) Windows Server 2016
19 28 (13.27%) Git (software)
19 28 (13.27%) RESTful
19 28 (13.27%) Configuration Management

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 12 (5.69%) BizTalk Server
2 9 (4.27%) MS Exchange
2 9 (4.27%) OpenStack
2 9 (4.27%) SharePoint
3 8 (3.79%) WebSphere
4 7 (3.32%) Apache ServiceMix
4 7 (3.32%) JBoss
4 7 (3.32%) Red Hat Fuse
5 4 (1.90%) Confluence
5 4 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (1.42%) Apache
6 3 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.95%) Anypoint
7 2 (0.95%) IIS
7 2 (0.95%) SAS
7 2 (0.95%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.95%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 9 (4.27%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (1.90%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (2.37%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (2.37%) Lawson
1 5 (2.37%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.95%) assyst
2 2 (0.95%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.95%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.95%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (0.95%) Siebel CRM
3 1 (0.47%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 39 (18.48%) Boomi
2 25 (11.85%) Azure
3 16 (7.58%) AWS
4 14 (6.64%) GitHub
4 14 (6.64%) Office 365
5 10 (4.74%) SuccessFactors
6 9 (4.27%) Apigee
7 8 (3.79%) SaaS
8 7 (3.32%) Power Platform
9 6 (2.84%) IaaS
10 5 (2.37%) Azure Active Directory
11 3 (1.42%) Logic Apps
11 3 (1.42%) PaaS
12 2 (0.95%) Power Automate
13 1 (0.47%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 47 (22.27%) Firewall
2 32 (15.17%) WAN
3 26 (12.32%) LAN
4 23 (10.90%) SNMP
5 22 (10.43%) DNS
6 20 (9.48%) VLAN
7 18 (8.53%) VPN
8 17 (8.06%) DHCP
9 15 (7.11%) Cisco Nexus
9 15 (7.11%) OSPF
9 15 (7.11%) SAN
9 15 (7.11%) VoIP
10 14 (6.64%) BGP
10 14 (6.64%) EIGRP
10 14 (6.64%) Reverse Proxy
11 11 (5.21%) DMVPN
11 11 (5.21%) iSCSI
11 11 (5.21%) VSAN
12 10 (4.74%) Cisco ISE
13 9 (4.27%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (10.90%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.32%) Power BI
3 6 (2.84%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.42%) Big Data
4 3 (1.42%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.42%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.95%) DB2
5 2 (0.95%) OLTP
5 2 (0.95%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (0.95%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (0.95%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.95%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (0.95%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.47%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.47%) MySQL
6 1 (0.47%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 30 (14.22%) Jenkins
2 28 (13.27%) Git (software)
3 22 (10.43%) JIRA
4 14 (6.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 14 (6.64%) GitLab
5 9 (4.27%) TeamCity
6 6 (2.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 4 (1.90%) JUnit
7 4 (1.90%) SonarQube
8 2 (0.95%) Ant
9 1 (0.47%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.47%) Hudson
General
1 17 (8.06%) Finance
2 16 (7.58%) Public Sector
3 4 (1.90%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.95%) Banking
4 2 (0.95%) Electronics
4 2 (0.95%) Legal
4 2 (0.95%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.95%) Marketing
4 2 (0.95%) Retail
5 1 (0.47%) Advertising
5 1 (0.47%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 28 (13.27%) Architect
2 25 (11.85%) Network Engineer
3 24 (11.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 18 (8.53%) Developer
5 16 (7.58%) Consultant
6 11 (5.21%) Support Engineer
7 10 (4.74%) Desktop Support
7 10 (4.74%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
8 9 (4.27%) Windows Engineer
9 8 (3.79%) Data Centre Engineer
10 7 (3.32%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 7 (3.32%) IT Engineer
10 7 (3.32%) Java Developer
10 7 (3.32%) Virtualisation Engineer
11 6 (2.84%) Administrator
11 6 (2.84%) Analyst
11 6 (2.84%) Desktop Engineer
11 6 (2.84%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 6 (2.84%) Security Architect
11 6 (2.84%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (13.27%) RESTful
2 25 (11.85%) REST
3 19 (9.00%) Middleware
4 17 (8.06%) JSON
5 16 (7.58%) XML
6 15 (7.11%) Swagger
7 14 (6.64%) Elastic Stack
7 14 (6.64%) gRPC
7 14 (6.64%) SOAP
8 13 (6.16%) Web Services
9 10 (4.74%) Oracle Fusion
10 7 (3.32%) Apache Camel
10 7 (3.32%) IBM Integration Bus
10 7 (3.32%) XML Schema
11 4 (1.90%) .NET
11 4 (1.90%) JSON Schema
11 4 (1.90%) Spring
11 4 (1.90%) Spring Boot
11 4 (1.90%) WSDL
12 3 (1.42%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (12.80%) Data Centre
2 10 (4.74%) Clustering
2 10 (4.74%) Management Information System
3 9 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.37%) Driving Licence
4 5 (2.37%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (1.90%) EMC VNX
6 3 (1.42%) Fibre Optics
6 3 (1.42%) NHS
6 3 (1.42%) Replication
6 3 (1.42%) Smartphone
6 3 (1.42%) User Experience
7 2 (0.95%) Blackberry
7 2 (0.95%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.47%) BYOD
8 1 (0.47%) CLARiiON
8 1 (0.47%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.47%) IBM Storwize
Operating Systems
1 75 (35.55%) Windows
2 54 (25.59%) Linux
3 46 (21.80%) Windows Server
4 32 (15.17%) Windows 10
5 29 (13.74%) Windows Server 2016
6 25 (11.85%) CentOS
7 18 (8.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (6.64%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (5.69%) Ubuntu
9 12 (5.69%) Unix
10 9 (4.27%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 8 (3.79%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (2.37%) Windows 7
13 3 (1.42%) Windows Server 2019
14 2 (0.95%) AIX
14 2 (0.95%) Android
14 2 (0.95%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.95%) Solaris
14 2 (0.95%) VMS
15 1 (0.47%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (13.27%) Configuration Management
2 27 (12.80%) Continuous Integration
3 26 (12.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 23 (10.90%) Continuous Deployment
4 23 (10.90%) ITIL
4 23 (10.90%) Microservices
5 15 (7.11%) DevOps
5 15 (7.11%) ERP
5 15 (7.11%) Infrastructure as Code
5 15 (7.11%) Problem-Solving
6 14 (6.64%) Migration
6 14 (6.64%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (6.16%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (6.16%) Storage Management
8 12 (5.69%) Network Design
9 11 (5.21%) Cryptography
10 10 (4.74%) Continuous Delivery
11 9 (4.27%) Infrastructure Automation
11 9 (4.27%) ITSM
11 9 (4.27%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 37 (17.54%) Python
2 33 (15.64%) PowerShell
3 20 (9.48%) C#
4 19 (9.00%) Bash Shell
5 16 (7.58%) Java
6 14 (6.64%) Go
7 12 (5.69%) Perl
8 10 (4.74%) Groovy
9 9 (4.27%) SQL
10 8 (3.79%) C
11 6 (2.84%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.95%) ActionScript
12 2 (0.95%) ActionScript 2.0
12 2 (0.95%) AWK
12 2 (0.95%) Jython
12 2 (0.95%) sed
12 2 (0.95%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
13 1 (0.47%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.47%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.47%) XPath
Qualifications
1 53 (25.12%) Security Cleared
2 40 (18.96%) SC Cleared
3 23 (10.90%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (8.53%) CCNP
5 17 (8.06%) CCNA
6 15 (7.11%) DV Cleared
7 14 (6.64%) CCIE
8 13 (6.16%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (5.21%) CCDA
10 9 (4.27%) Degree
10 9 (4.27%) MCSE
11 7 (3.32%) CCDP
12 6 (2.84%) CCIE Routing and Switching
13 5 (2.37%) HND
13 5 (2.37%) JNCIA
13 5 (2.37%) MCP
13 5 (2.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 3 (1.42%) BPSS Clearance
14 3 (1.42%) HP APS
15 2 (0.95%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.90%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (1.42%) SLA
3 2 (0.95%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (0.95%) GDPR
3 2 (0.95%) HIPAA
3 2 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.95%) NIST
4 1 (0.47%) QA
System Software
1 65 (30.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (18.48%) Active Directory
3 31 (14.69%) VMware ESXi
4 29 (13.74%) Docker
5 25 (11.85%) vSphere
6 20 (9.48%) Hyper-V
7 9 (4.27%) VMware NSX
8 8 (3.79%) NFS
9 7 (3.32%) XenApp
10 6 (2.84%) Virtual Machines
11 4 (1.90%) DFS Replication
11 4 (1.90%) vCloud
12 3 (1.42%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 3 (1.42%) Virtual Desktop
13 2 (0.95%) BitLocker
13 2 (0.95%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 2 (0.95%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (0.95%) Oracle RAC
13 2 (0.95%) XenDesktop
14 1 (0.47%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 36 (17.06%) Ansible
2 31 (14.69%) Puppet
3 29 (13.74%) Kubernetes
4 25 (11.85%) Terraform
5 20 (9.48%) Prometheus
6 16 (7.58%) Opscode Chef
7 14 (6.64%) Grafana
7 14 (6.64%) Packer
7 14 (6.64%) ZABBIX
8 13 (6.16%) SCCM
8 13 (6.16%) vCenter Server
9 9 (4.27%) vRealize
10 7 (3.32%) Failover Clustering
11 6 (2.84%) Avamar
11 6 (2.84%) EMC NetWorker
11 6 (2.84%) SCVMM
12 5 (2.37%) PowerCLI
13 4 (1.90%) Data Guard
13 4 (1.90%) HAProxy
13 4 (1.90%) SCOM
Vendors
1 81 (38.39%) VMware
2 64 (30.33%) HP
3 53 (25.12%) Cisco
3 53 (25.12%) EMC
4 43 (20.38%) Microsoft
5 31 (14.69%) NetApp
5 31 (14.69%) Oracle
6 27 (12.80%) Splunk
7 24 (11.37%) Juniper
8 18 (8.53%) Atlassian
8 18 (8.53%) Citrix
8 18 (8.53%) IBM
8 18 (8.53%) SolarWinds
9 17 (8.06%) Red Hat
10 13 (6.16%) SAP
11 12 (5.69%) MuleSoft
12 10 (4.74%) Palo Alto
12 10 (4.74%) TIBCO
13 9 (4.27%) CheckPoint
13 9 (4.27%) Salesforce.com