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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dell
Rank 97 121 104
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -17
Contract jobs citing Dell 30 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.13% 0.35% 0.47%
As % of the Vendors category 2.36% 0.72% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 6 4
Average daily rate
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£300 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £238 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £463 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £250 £320
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -21.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Average hourly rate £13.65 £13.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.11% -18.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £13.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -21.42%
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
1271 1253 1020
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 48.03% 48.17% 48.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 616 603 384
Average daily rate £375 £389 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.53% +11.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £212 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 63 70
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £11.90 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.90 £28.25 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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 +13 11 £119 - 1
Slough -5 4 £300 +26.31% 1
Reading +7 2 £200 -60.00% 4
Newbury - 1 £450 - 1
Dell
South East

Dell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 36 (72.00%) VMware
2 28 (56.00%) Microsoft
3 20 (40.00%) HP
4 17 (34.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (30.00%) IBM
5 15 (30.00%) Citrix
5 15 (30.00%) SAN
5 15 (30.00%) DNS
5 15 (30.00%) Linux
5 15 (30.00%) Hyper-V
6 13 (26.00%) vSphere
6 13 (26.00%) Windows
7 12 (24.00%) UNIX
7 12 (24.00%) Cisco
8 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (20.00%) Active Directory
8 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (18.00%) DV Cleared
9 9 (18.00%) Security Cleared
9 9 (18.00%) Wyse
9 9 (18.00%) TCP/IP
9 9 (18.00%) XenApp
9 9 (18.00%) XenDesktop
9 9 (18.00%) NetScaler
10 8 (16.00%) Lumension
10 8 (16.00%) SQL
10 8 (16.00%) AppSense
10 8 (16.00%) PKI
11 7 (14.00%) Marketing
11 7 (14.00%) MS Excel

Dell
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 7 (14.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (12.00%) IIS
3 5 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (6.00%) Exchange Server 5.5
6 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (14.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (12.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (30.00%) SAN
1 15 (30.00%) DNS
2 9 (18.00%) TCP/IP
2 9 (18.00%) NetScaler
3 6 (12.00%) DHCP
4 5 (10.00%) DAB
4 5 (10.00%) Firewall
4 5 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (10.00%) Internet
4 5 (10.00%) VPN
5 4 (8.00%) LAN
6 3 (6.00%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (6.00%) VLAN
6 3 (6.00%) WAN
6 3 (6.00%) SSL
7 1 (2.00%) Broadband
7 1 (2.00%) HTTP
7 1 (2.00%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 7
1 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 3 (6.00%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (14.00%) Marketing
2 5 (10.00%) Retail
3 3 (6.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.00%) Finance
5 1 (2.00%) Advertising
5 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (18.00%) Architect
2 6 (12.00%) Analyst
2 6 (12.00%) Technical Architect
2 6 (12.00%) Customer Analyst
2 6 (12.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 6 (12.00%) Server Engineer
3 5 (10.00%) Security Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Administrator
5 3 (6.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (6.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Consultant
5 3 (6.00%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (4.00%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (4.00%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.00%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.00%) PKI
2 3 (6.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (30.00%) Linux
2 13 (26.00%) Windows
3 12 (24.00%) UNIX
4 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (10.00%) Solaris
6 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (8.00%) Windows 7
7 3 (6.00%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (4.00%) Debian
9 1 (2.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (12.00%) Time Management
2 5 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (10.00%) Project Management
2 5 (10.00%) Configuration Management
2 5 (10.00%) ITIL
2 5 (10.00%) Change Control
3 4 (8.00%) Mentoring
3 4 (8.00%) Problem Management
3 4 (8.00%) Migration
4 3 (6.00%) Operations Management
4 3 (6.00%) Service Desk Management
4 3 (6.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (6.00%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (6.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (6.00%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (2.00%) Telemarketing
5 1 (2.00%) Investment Management
5 1 (2.00%) B2B
5 1 (2.00%) Online Marketing
5 1 (2.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.00%) SQL
2 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.00%) C
2 1 (2.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (18.00%) DV Cleared
1 9 (18.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.00%) MCSE
3 2 (4.00%) MCSA
3 2 (4.00%) MCP
4 1 (2.00%) HP APS
4 1 (2.00%) A+ Certification
4 1 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.00%) CCNP
4 1 (2.00%) CCNA
System Software
1 17 (34.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (30.00%) Hyper-V
3 13 (26.00%) vSphere
4 10 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 9 (18.00%) XenApp
5 9 (18.00%) XenDesktop
6 6 (12.00%) VMware ESX
7 5 (10.00%) KVM
8 4 (8.00%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (6.00%) Terminal Services
9 3 (6.00%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 6 (12.00%) SCCM
2 3 (6.00%) NetBackup
2 3 (6.00%) HP Data Protector
2 3 (6.00%) WSUS
2 3 (6.00%) HP SIM
3 2 (4.00%) XenMobile
3 2 (4.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 36 (72.00%) VMware
2 28 (56.00%) Microsoft
3 20 (40.00%) HP
4 15 (30.00%) IBM
4 15 (30.00%) Citrix
5 12 (24.00%) Cisco
6 9 (18.00%) Wyse
7 8 (16.00%) Lumension
7 8 (16.00%) AppSense
8 7 (14.00%) Sun
9 6 (12.00%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (10.00%) Crossbeam
10 5 (10.00%) CheckPoint
10 5 (10.00%) EMC
10 5 (10.00%) F5
11 3 (6.00%) CA
11 3 (6.00%) Symantec
12 2 (4.00%) MobileIron
12 2 (4.00%) Oracle
13 1 (2.00%) Computacenter
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