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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 3 July 2022 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
3 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 434 373 316
Rank change year-on-year -61 -57 +116
Contract jobs citing Dell 494 414 313
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.56% 0.62% 0.76%
As % of the Vendors category 1.36% 1.50% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 323 224
10th Percentile £167 £175 £170
25th Percentile £250 £313 £261
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £433 £413 £446
Median % change year-on-year +4.85% -7.51% +8.78%
75th Percentile £550 £519 £546
90th Percentile £665 £658 £618
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £403 £450
% change year-on-year -4.97% -10.56% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 14 27
10th Percentile £18.06 £13.19 £12.75
25th Percentile £20.75 £17.50 £14.94
Median hourly rate £23.91 £30.50 £18.50
Median % change year-on-year -21.61% +64.86% -7.50%
75th Percentile - £47.40 £22.50
90th Percentile £46.93 £57.83 £47.93
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.13 £20.19 £17.50
% change year-on-year -0.30% +15.34% +25.00%

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 36,266 27,534 17,644
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.76% 41.50% 42.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,313 17,686 11,164
10th Percentile £300 £295 £250
25th Percentile £420 £400 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £496 £463
Median % change year-on-year +5.81% +7.28% +1.87%
75th Percentile £638 £588 £575
90th Percentile £738 £680 £663
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £443 £445
% change year-on-year +7.22% -0.45% +4.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 845 786 636
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.25 £11.72
25th Percentile £15.25 £13.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate £21.78 £20.00 £19.63
Median % change year-on-year +8.90% +1.91% +6.08%
75th Percentile £48.48 £42.00 £35.00
90th Percentile £66.00 £55.25 £52.12
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year +8.33% -2.70% +5.71%

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 3 July 2022.

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 3 July 2022.

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 3 July 2022. 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
Jobs
England -62 387 £438 +6.06% 103
UK excluding London -33 242 £383 -4.97% 92
Work from Home -73 184 £494 +16.18% 23
London -29 172 £500 +16.28% 22
South East -49 60 £433 +0.58% 14
Midlands -9 50 £475 +90.00% 18
South West -11 35 £285 -35.23% 11
North of England -58 32 £363 -9.38% 32
West Midlands -25 27 £488 +14.37% 9
Scotland -9 24 £383 -12.27% 11
East Midlands +6 23 £465 +106.67% 9
East of England -12 23 £200 -3.61% 4
Yorkshire -28 18 £431 +9.52% 12
Wales -7 14 £180 -64.00% 1
North West -46 13 £190 -52.50% 18
Northern Ireland +1 4 £475 -5.00% 1
North East -13 1 £210 -40.00% 2

For the 6 months to 3 July 2022, 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.

1 265 (53.64%) Windows
2 212 (42.91%) VMware
3 171 (34.62%) Microsoft
4 150 (30.36%) Active Directory
5 141 (28.54%) HP
6 134 (27.13%) VMware Infrastructure
7 130 (26.32%) Cisco
8 116 (23.48%) Azure
9 95 (19.23%) Linux
10 92 (18.62%) SCCM
11 90 (18.22%) Windows Server
12 89 (18.02%) Data Centre
13 84 (17.00%) Firewall
14 83 (16.80%) SAN
14 83 (16.80%) Microsoft 365
15 82 (16.60%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 80 (16.19%) Security Cleared
17 78 (15.79%) PowerShell
18 73 (14.78%) Social Skills
19 72 (14.57%) VxRail
20 71 (14.37%) Finance
21 68 (13.77%) DNS
22 63 (12.75%) ITIL
23 60 (12.15%) EMC
24 56 (11.34%) SC Cleared
25 53 (10.73%) DHCP
26 50 (10.12%) VMware ESXi
26 50 (10.12%) Windows 10
27 47 (9.51%) vCenter Server
28 46 (9.31%) Citrix

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 20 (4.05%) MS Exchange
2 12 (2.43%) SharePoint
3 8 (1.62%) IIS
4 6 (1.21%) Confluence
5 4 (0.81%) WebLogic
6 3 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.61%) OpenStack
6 3 (0.61%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (0.40%) Apache
7 2 (0.40%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.40%) Mule
7 2 (0.40%) SAS
8 1 (0.20%) Apache Airflow
8 1 (0.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.20%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.20%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.20%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.20%) Tomcat
Applications
1 31 (6.28%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (2.83%) MS Visio
3 9 (1.82%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (1.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.40%) Adobe Captivate
4 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.20%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 4 (0.81%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.20%) Bloomberg AIM
2 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.20%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.20%) SAP Payroll
2 1 (0.20%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.20%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (0.20%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 116 (23.48%) Azure
2 83 (16.80%) Microsoft 365
3 41 (8.30%) AWS
4 36 (7.29%) Boomi
5 24 (4.86%) Nutanix
6 21 (4.25%) Azure Active Directory
7 18 (3.64%) GCP
8 15 (3.04%) IaaS
9 10 (2.02%) Azure Logic Apps
10 9 (1.82%) Azure DevOps
10 9 (1.82%) SaaS
11 7 (1.42%) Power Platform
12 6 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
12 6 (1.21%) Power Automate
13 4 (0.81%) Azure Data Factory
13 4 (0.81%) OneDrive
13 4 (0.81%) PaaS
14 3 (0.61%) Dynamics 365
14 3 (0.61%) Mimecast
15 2 (0.40%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 84 (17.00%) Firewall
2 83 (16.80%) SAN
3 68 (13.77%) DNS
4 53 (10.73%) DHCP
5 45 (9.11%) VSAN
6 31 (6.28%) TCP/IP
7 29 (5.87%) Wi-Fi
8 24 (4.86%) Network Security
8 24 (4.86%) VPN
9 23 (4.66%) NAS
10 22 (4.45%) WAN
11 17 (3.44%) LAN
11 17 (3.44%) Remote Desktop
12 14 (2.83%) iSCSI
13 7 (1.42%) Internet
13 7 (1.42%) SD-WAN
13 7 (1.42%) Structured Cabling
14 6 (1.21%) Cisco ASA
14 6 (1.21%) Kerberos
14 6 (1.21%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (6.88%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.42%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (0.81%) MySQL
5 2 (0.40%) Spark SQL
5 2 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.20%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.20%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.20%) Big Data
6 1 (0.20%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.20%) Data Vault
6 1 (0.20%) InfluxDB
6 1 (0.20%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.20%) MS Access
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.20%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.20%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 21 (4.25%) GitLab
2 10 (2.02%) JIRA
3 6 (1.21%) Git (software)
4 5 (1.01%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.40%) Postman
5 2 (0.40%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.20%) LSMW
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.20%) Toad
General
1 73 (14.78%) Social Skills
2 71 (14.37%) Finance
3 33 (6.68%) Public Sector
4 29 (5.87%) Retail
5 18 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (3.24%) Banking
7 12 (2.43%) Influencing Skills
8 11 (2.23%) Telecoms
9 10 (2.02%) Local Government
10 8 (1.62%) Documentation Skills
11 7 (1.42%) Presentation Skills
12 6 (1.21%) Organisational Skills
13 5 (1.01%) Manufacturing
14 4 (0.81%) Law
15 3 (0.61%) Legal
15 3 (0.61%) Marketing
16 2 (0.40%) Aviation
16 2 (0.40%) Financial Institution
17 1 (0.20%) Back Office
17 1 (0.20%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 74 (14.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 54 (10.93%) Architect
3 41 (8.30%) VMware Engineer
4 40 (8.10%) IT Engineer
5 38 (7.69%) Support Engineer
6 34 (6.88%) Analyst
7 33 (6.68%) 2nd Line Support
7 33 (6.68%) Consultant
8 31 (6.28%) Field Engineer
9 24 (4.86%) Network Engineer
10 23 (4.66%) Data Centre Engineer
10 23 (4.66%) IT Support
11 21 (4.25%) Infrastructure Architect
12 20 (4.05%) Storage Engineer
13 19 (3.85%) Desktop Support
13 19 (3.85%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
14 16 (3.24%) EPoS Engineer
14 16 (3.24%) Server Engineer
15 14 (2.83%) Desktop Engineer
15 14 (2.83%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.83%) XML
2 13 (2.63%) JSON
3 10 (2.02%) LDAP
3 10 (2.02%) Middleware
3 10 (2.02%) SOAP
4 9 (1.82%) .NET
5 8 (1.62%) JMS
5 8 (1.62%) RESTful
6 7 (1.42%) YAML
7 6 (1.21%) REST
8 5 (1.01%) Software Packaging
9 3 (0.61%) WebSphere MQ
10 2 (0.40%) ASP.NET
10 2 (0.40%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (0.40%) COM
10 2 (0.40%) Flash
10 2 (0.40%) SailPoint
10 2 (0.40%) SAML
10 2 (0.40%) SAP PI
10 2 (0.40%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 89 (18.02%) Data Centre
2 24 (4.86%) PKI
2 24 (4.86%) Replication
2 24 (4.86%) Video Conferencing
3 20 (4.05%) Enterprise Storage
4 18 (3.64%) Clustering
5 17 (3.44%) EPoS
6 12 (2.43%) Fat Client
6 12 (2.43%) Hybrid Cloud
6 12 (2.43%) Thin Client
7 10 (2.02%) Data Protection Act
8 9 (1.82%) Cloud Native
8 9 (1.82%) VxBlock/Vblock
9 8 (1.62%) Driving Licence
9 8 (1.62%) NHS
10 7 (1.42%) Client/Server
10 7 (1.42%) Public Cloud
11 6 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (1.21%) iPhone
11 6 (1.21%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 265 (53.64%) Windows
2 95 (19.23%) Linux
3 90 (18.22%) Windows Server
4 50 (10.12%) Windows 10
5 39 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 36 (7.29%) Windows Server 2016
7 30 (6.07%) Windows Server 2008
8 28 (5.67%) Windows Server 2019
9 19 (3.85%) Windows 7
10 18 (3.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 17 (3.44%) Ubuntu
12 13 (2.63%) Unix
13 11 (2.23%) Apple iOS
13 11 (2.23%) Windows Server 2003
14 9 (1.82%) Mac OS
15 7 (1.42%) Android
16 6 (1.21%) Solaris
17 5 (1.01%) CentOS
18 4 (0.81%) FreeNAS
18 4 (0.81%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (16.60%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 63 (12.75%) ITIL
3 41 (8.30%) Asset Management
4 40 (8.10%) Problem-Solving
5 38 (7.69%) Migration
6 33 (6.68%) Business Continuity
7 29 (5.87%) Disaster Recovery
8 28 (5.67%) Break/Fix
8 28 (5.67%) Proactive Maintenance
9 27 (5.47%) DevOps
9 27 (5.47%) High Availability
10 24 (4.86%) Project Management
11 23 (4.66%) Problem Management
11 23 (4.66%) Service Management
12 20 (4.05%) Agile
12 20 (4.05%) Change Management
12 20 (4.05%) SIEM
13 19 (3.85%) Data Protection
14 18 (3.64%) Incident Management
14 18 (3.64%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 78 (15.79%) PowerShell
2 29 (5.87%) Python
3 23 (4.66%) SQL
4 9 (1.82%) Bash
5 8 (1.62%) VB
6 6 (1.21%) C#
6 6 (1.21%) TypeScript
7 5 (1.01%) C
7 5 (1.01%) Shell Script
8 4 (0.81%) C-shell
9 2 (0.40%) ABAP
9 2 (0.40%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.40%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.20%) Groovy
10 1 (0.20%) Java
10 1 (0.20%) Perl
10 1 (0.20%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 80 (16.19%) Security Cleared
2 56 (11.34%) SC Cleared
3 27 (5.47%) BPSS Clearance
4 26 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 24 (4.86%) Degree
6 23 (4.66%) Microsoft Certification
7 18 (3.64%) DV Cleared
8 15 (3.04%) DBS Check
9 13 (2.63%) MCSE
10 11 (2.23%) Dell Certification
11 7 (1.42%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (1.42%) MCSA
12 6 (1.21%) A+ Certification
13 5 (1.01%) CCNA
13 5 (1.01%) HND
14 4 (0.81%) MCP
14 4 (0.81%) TOGAF Certification
14 4 (0.81%) VCP6
15 3 (0.61%) CCAA
15 3 (0.61%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (7.89%) SLA
2 30 (6.07%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.42%) GDPR
4 5 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.01%) QA
5 3 (0.61%) COBIT
6 2 (0.40%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 150 (30.36%) Active Directory
2 134 (27.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (10.12%) VMware ESXi
4 45 (9.11%) vSphere
5 38 (7.69%) VMware NSX
6 29 (5.87%) Hyper-V
7 27 (5.47%) KVM
8 17 (3.44%) Virtual Machines
9 16 (3.24%) vCloud
10 12 (2.43%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 11 (2.23%) BitLocker
12 10 (2.02%) Virtual Desktop
13 7 (1.42%) XenApp
14 6 (1.21%) Firmware
14 6 (1.21%) Microsoft App-V
15 5 (1.01%) Citrix Hypervisor
15 5 (1.01%) Docker
15 5 (1.01%) MetaFrame
15 5 (1.01%) Virtual Servers
15 5 (1.01%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 92 (18.62%) SCCM
2 72 (14.57%) VxRail
3 47 (9.51%) vCenter Server
4 42 (8.50%) vRealize
5 36 (7.29%) Ansible
6 34 (6.88%) WSUS
7 27 (5.47%) Terraform
8 26 (5.26%) Microsoft Intune
9 24 (4.86%) NetBackup
10 20 (4.05%) Failover Clustering
11 14 (2.83%) Microsoft Clustering
12 13 (2.63%) Avamar
12 13 (2.63%) Norton AntiVirus
12 13 (2.63%) SCOM
13 11 (2.23%) Salt
14 9 (1.82%) EMC NetWorker
14 9 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
15 8 (1.62%) Puppet
16 7 (1.42%) Single Sign-On
17 6 (1.21%) Active Directory Federation Services
Vendors
1 212 (42.91%) VMware
2 171 (34.62%) Microsoft
3 141 (28.54%) HP
4 130 (26.32%) Cisco
5 60 (12.15%) EMC
6 46 (9.31%) Citrix
7 37 (7.49%) IBM
8 33 (6.68%) Isilon
9 32 (6.48%) Avaya
10 26 (5.26%) CheckPoint
10 26 (5.26%) F5
11 25 (5.06%) Symantec
12 24 (4.86%) NetApp
12 24 (4.86%) Veeam
13 21 (4.25%) SAP
14 20 (4.05%) Apple
15 19 (3.85%) McAfee
16 17 (3.44%) Oracle
16 17 (3.44%) Red Hat
17 15 (3.04%) Juniper