Period
to 31 May 2020

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 31 May 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
31 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 68 181 179
Rank change year-on-year +113 -2 -44
Contract jobs citing Dell 57 14 19
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.79% 0.30% 0.39%
As % of the Vendors category 5.62% 0.68% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 12 4
Median daily rate £550 £344 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +60.00% -29.49% +14.71%
10th Percentile £425 £156 £356
90th Percentile £650 £472 £575
England median daily rate £440 £425 £325
% change year-on-year +3.53% +30.77% -6.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Median hourly rate £18.50 - £15.50
10th Percentile £18.25 - £11.68
90th Percentile £18.75 - £19.63
England median hourly rate £20.00 £23.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year -13.04% +16.46% +9.72%

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 advertised in the West Midlands.

All Vendors
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,014 2,059 2,183
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 49.71% 44.50% 44.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 540 1,197 1,288
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £213 £250 £249
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
England median daily rate £451 £465 £450
% change year-on-year -3.01% +3.33% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 71 111
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +20.00% -4.73%
10th Percentile £12.83 £11.17 £10.50
90th Percentile £35.00 £43.75 £29.75
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.03 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.10% +8.74% -

Dell
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Dell as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Dell in the West Midlands

Dell
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Daily rate trend for Dell in the West Midlands

Dell
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Dell in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 31 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Dell in the West Midlands

Dell
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Hourly rate trend for Dell in the West Midlands

Dell
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Dell within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 31 May 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
Herefordshire - 20 £510 -
Staffordshire +14 5 £400 +117.69%
Birmingham +22 2 £192 -46.06% 3
Solihull - 1 £550 - 1
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Dell
England

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Dell.

1 46 (80.70%) Cisco
1 46 (80.70%) Security Cleared
2 43 (75.44%) DV Cleared
3 35 (61.40%) Oracle
4 33 (57.89%) Microsoft
5 30 (52.63%) Cisco Certification
5 30 (52.63%) Juniper
6 29 (50.88%) Firewall
6 29 (50.88%) WAN
7 27 (47.37%) LAN
7 27 (47.37%) Linux
7 27 (47.37%) Python
7 27 (47.37%) OSPF
7 27 (47.37%) EIGRP
7 27 (47.37%) DMVPN
7 27 (47.37%) Cisco Nexus
7 27 (47.37%) Cisco ISE
8 26 (45.61%) BGP
9 25 (43.86%) CCNP
10 24 (42.11%) SolarWinds
10 24 (42.11%) Splunk
11 22 (38.60%) VoIP
12 21 (36.84%) CCIE
12 21 (36.84%) Hyper-V
13 20 (35.09%) CCNA
14 19 (33.33%) CCIE Routing and Switching
15 18 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
15 18 (31.58%) VMware
15 18 (31.58%) Cryptography
16 17 (29.82%) CCDA

Dell
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 5 (8.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 5 (8.77%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.75%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.53%) Azure
2 5 (8.77%) AWS
2 5 (8.77%) GCP
3 2 (3.51%) Boomi
3 2 (3.51%) Office 365
4 1 (1.75%) IaaS
4 1 (1.75%) PaaS
4 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (50.88%) Firewall
1 29 (50.88%) WAN
2 27 (47.37%) Cisco ISE
2 27 (47.37%) Cisco Nexus
2 27 (47.37%) DMVPN
2 27 (47.37%) EIGRP
2 27 (47.37%) LAN
2 27 (47.37%) OSPF
3 26 (45.61%) BGP
4 22 (38.60%) VoIP
5 17 (29.82%) Unified Communications
6 16 (28.07%) VPN
7 6 (10.53%) IPsec
8 5 (8.77%) Wireless
9 4 (7.02%) DHCP
10 2 (3.51%) Diameter Protocol
10 2 (3.51%) TACACS
11 1 (1.75%) NetScaler
11 1 (1.75%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.75%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (12.28%) Public Sector
2 4 (7.02%) Electronics
2 4 (7.02%) Finance
2 4 (7.02%) Manufacturing
2 4 (7.02%) Marketing
2 4 (7.02%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.51%) Police
4 1 (1.75%) Local Government
4 1 (1.75%) Military
Job Titles
1 26 (45.61%) Network Engineer
2 13 (22.81%) Author
2 13 (22.81%) Technical Author
3 10 (17.54%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
4 9 (15.79%) Design Engineer
4 9 (15.79%) Network Design Engineer
5 7 (12.28%) Architect
6 5 (8.77%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 5 (8.77%) Designer
6 5 (8.77%) Network Architect
7 4 (7.02%) Content Designer
7 4 (7.02%) Software Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) LAN Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) LAN/WAN Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) Network Security Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) Principal Architect
9 2 (3.51%) Security Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) Senior Network Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.51%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) Clustering
2 4 (7.02%) User Experience
3 3 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.51%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.75%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.75%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.75%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 27 (47.37%) Linux
2 7 (12.28%) Windows
3 6 (10.53%) Windows Server
4 5 (8.77%) Windows 10
4 5 (8.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (8.77%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (1.75%) Android
5 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.75%) Solaris
5 1 (1.75%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.75%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.75%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (31.58%) Cryptography
2 15 (26.32%) Network Design
3 12 (21.05%) Change Management
3 12 (21.05%) Incident Management
3 12 (21.05%) ITSM
3 12 (21.05%) Problem Management
4 11 (19.30%) Configuration Management
4 11 (19.30%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (19.30%) Knowledge Management
4 11 (19.30%) Service Management
4 11 (19.30%) SOA
4 11 (19.30%) Validation
5 10 (17.54%) MODAF
5 10 (17.54%) Server Virtualisation
6 8 (14.04%) ITIL
7 5 (8.77%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (7.02%) Digital Marketing
8 4 (7.02%) Network Architecture
8 4 (7.02%) Programme Management
8 4 (7.02%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 27 (47.37%) Python
2 1 (1.75%) C
2 1 (1.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 46 (80.70%) Security Cleared
2 43 (75.44%) DV Cleared
3 30 (52.63%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (43.86%) CCNP
5 21 (36.84%) CCIE
6 20 (35.09%) CCNA
7 19 (33.33%) CCIE Routing and Switching
8 17 (29.82%) CCDA
9 16 (28.07%) CCDP
10 9 (15.79%) Degree
11 7 (12.28%) CCIE Collaboration
12 5 (8.77%) CCDE
13 2 (3.51%) CCIE Security
13 2 (3.51%) SC Cleared
14 1 (1.75%) MCSA
14 1 (1.75%) MCSE
14 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
14 1 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (22.81%) QA
2 10 (17.54%) SLA
3 1 (1.75%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 21 (36.84%) Hyper-V
2 18 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (12.28%) Active Directory
4 4 (7.02%) DFS Replication
4 4 (7.02%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (7.02%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (5.26%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.75%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.75%) vSphere
6 1 (1.75%) XenApp
6 1 (1.75%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (8.77%) Failover Clustering
2 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Clustering
2 4 (7.02%) WSUS
3 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 3 (5.26%) SCCM
3 3 (5.26%) SCDPM
3 3 (5.26%) SCOM
3 3 (5.26%) SCSM
3 3 (5.26%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 46 (80.70%) Cisco
2 35 (61.40%) Oracle
3 33 (57.89%) Microsoft
4 30 (52.63%) Juniper
5 24 (42.11%) SolarWinds
5 24 (42.11%) Splunk
6 18 (31.58%) VMware
7 5 (8.77%) Google
7 5 (8.77%) HP
8 4 (7.02%) ArcSight
8 4 (7.02%) SAP
9 3 (5.26%) CheckPoint
9 3 (5.26%) F5
10 2 (3.51%) Citrix
11 1 (1.75%) EMC
11 1 (1.75%) TIBCO
11 1 (1.75%) Veeam