The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Dell products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Dell over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dell
Rank 99 122 120
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -2
Contract jobs citing Dell 27 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.02% 0.23% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 2.09% 0.49% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 3 2
Average daily rate
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£370 £265 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.62% -17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £253 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £373 £324
UK excluding London average daily rate £346 £225 £325
% change year-on-year
+53.88% -30.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% -25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -11.42%
Dell
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Vendors Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1291 1236 1218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 48.74% 47.96% 49.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 677 621 470
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 46 76
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £12.40 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £37.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

Dell
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Dell across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Dell Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Dell
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Dell across the Berkshire region.

Dell Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Dell
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Dell across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Dell Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Dell
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Dell across the Berkshire region.

Dell Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Dell
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Dell within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell +5 8 £378 -
Slough - 8 £363 -
Reading +17 2 £200 -50.00% 2
Newbury - - - - 1
Dell
South East

Dell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Dell also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Dell.

1 27 (67.50%) VMware
2 20 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 17 (42.50%) HP
4 15 (37.50%) Linux
5 14 (35.00%) DNS
6 13 (32.50%) IBM
6 13 (32.50%) Windows
6 13 (32.50%) VMware Infrastructure
7 12 (30.00%) Cisco
7 12 (30.00%) UNIX
7 12 (30.00%) SAN
8 11 (27.50%) Hyper-V
8 11 (27.50%) vSphere
9 9 (22.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (22.50%) Citrix
10 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (20.00%) TCP/IP
11 7 (17.50%) MS Excel
11 7 (17.50%) Active Directory
11 7 (17.50%) Sun
12 6 (15.00%) Internet
12 6 (15.00%) MS Exchange
12 6 (15.00%) VMware ESX
12 6 (15.00%) Firewall
13 5 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
13 5 (12.50%) DV Cleared
13 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
13 5 (12.50%) Crossbeam
13 5 (12.50%) Retail
13 5 (12.50%) Solaris

Dell
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Dell also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Dell. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (15.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (10.00%) IIS
2 4 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 5.5
4 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.50%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 7 (17.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (5.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 14 (35.00%) DNS
2 12 (30.00%) SAN
3 8 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 6 (15.00%) Internet
4 6 (15.00%) Firewall
5 5 (12.50%) VPN
5 5 (12.50%) DAB
5 5 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (12.50%) NetScaler
6 4 (10.00%) DHCP
7 3 (7.50%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (7.50%) VLAN
7 3 (7.50%) SSL
8 2 (5.00%) LAN
9 1 (2.50%) Wireless
9 1 (2.50%) WAN
9 1 (2.50%) Broadband
9 1 (2.50%) HTTP
9 1 (2.50%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 7
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (12.50%) Retail
2 3 (7.50%) Marketing
3 2 (5.00%) Finance
4 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (22.50%) Architect
2 6 (15.00%) Technical Architect
3 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 4 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (7.50%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Support Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (7.50%) Server Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Security Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Customer Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Consultant
5 2 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (2.50%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) PKI
2 3 (7.50%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 15 (37.50%) Linux
2 13 (32.50%) Windows
3 12 (30.00%) UNIX
4 9 (22.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (12.50%) Solaris
6 5 (12.50%) Windows 7
7 3 (7.50%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (5.00%) Windows XP
8 2 (5.00%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (12.50%) ITIL
1 5 (12.50%) Project Management
1 5 (12.50%) Configuration Management
1 5 (12.50%) Change Control
2 4 (10.00%) Mentoring
2 4 (10.00%) Problem Management
3 3 (7.50%) Time Management
3 3 (7.50%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (7.50%) Technical Analysis
3 3 (7.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (7.50%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (7.50%) Service Desk Management
4 2 (5.00%) Migration
5 1 (2.50%) Investment Management
5 1 (2.50%) Operations Management
5 1 (2.50%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.00%) SQL
2 2 (5.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.50%) VBScript
3 1 (2.50%) C
3 1 (2.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) DV Cleared
1 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) MCP
3 1 (2.50%) MCSE
3 1 (2.50%) MCSA
3 1 (2.50%) A+ Certification
3 1 (2.50%) Dell Certification
3 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.50%) CCNP
3 1 (2.50%) CCNA
3 1 (2.50%) DCSE
3 1 (2.50%) HP APS
System Software
1 13 (32.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (27.50%) Hyper-V
2 11 (27.50%) vSphere
3 7 (17.50%) Active Directory
4 6 (15.00%) VMware ESX
5 5 (12.50%) KVM
6 4 (10.00%) XenApp
6 4 (10.00%) XenDesktop
7 3 (7.50%) Terminal Services
7 3 (7.50%) DFS Replication
8 2 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) SCCM
2 3 (7.50%) NetBackup
2 3 (7.50%) WSUS
3 2 (5.00%) XenMobile
3 2 (5.00%) SCVMM
4 1 (2.50%) SCOM
4 1 (2.50%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (2.50%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.50%) HP SIM
4 1 (2.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 27 (67.50%) VMware
2 20 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 17 (42.50%) HP
4 13 (32.50%) IBM
5 12 (30.00%) Cisco
6 9 (22.50%) Citrix
7 7 (17.50%) Sun
8 5 (12.50%) Crossbeam
8 5 (12.50%) CheckPoint
8 5 (12.50%) EMC
8 5 (12.50%) F5
9 4 (10.00%) Lumension
9 4 (10.00%) Symantec
9 4 (10.00%) AppSense
9 4 (10.00%) Wyse
10 3 (7.50%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (7.50%) CA
11 2 (5.00%) MobileIron
11 2 (5.00%) Oracle
12 1 (2.50%) Computacenter
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