The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Berkshire region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dell
Rank 116 112 116
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Contract jobs citing Dell 4 11 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.16% 0.46% 0.61%
As % of the Vendors category 0.34% 0.96% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 3
Average daily rate
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£290 £263 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.47% -27.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £176 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £325 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £250 £313
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £15.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +44.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+18.42% +26.66%
Vendors Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1171 1144 1559
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 46.54% 47.59% 49.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 516 426 532
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £140 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 46 60
Average hourly rate £18.68 £23.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.51% -18.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £31.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
Dell
South East

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Reading +9 2 £345 - 3
Slough - - - - 1
Windsor - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Dell
South East

Dell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) HP
3 3 (33.33%) Linux
3 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (22.22%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (22.22%) iPhone
4 2 (22.22%) DCSE
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (22.22%) Lotus
4 2 (22.22%) CCNA
4 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
4 2 (22.22%) Dell Certification
4 2 (22.22%) Firewall
4 2 (22.22%) IBM Notes
4 2 (22.22%) MS Office
4 2 (22.22%) C
4 2 (22.22%) Java
4 2 (22.22%) Citrix
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
4 2 (22.22%) DNS
4 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
4 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
4 2 (22.22%) VMware
4 2 (22.22%) Clustering
5 1 (11.11%) Programme Management

Dell
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 2 (22.22%) IBM Notes
2 1 (11.11%) Apache
2 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (11.11%) Confluence
2 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (11.11%) Changepoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
1 2 (22.22%) DNS
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
1 2 (22.22%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (11.11%) NetScaler
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (11.11%) Wireless
2 1 (11.11%) SSH
2 1 (11.11%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (11.11%) Internet
2 1 (11.11%) LDAP
2 1 (11.11%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Ant
1 1 (11.11%) IntelliJ
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
1 1 (11.11%) Selenium
1 1 (11.11%) Hudson
1 1 (11.11%) Gradle
1 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
1 1 (11.11%) Apache Ivy
General
1 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) IMAC Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Platform Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Coordinator
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
2 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Project Coordinator
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) RAN Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Break Fix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) CPAN
1 1 (11.11%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Clustering
1 2 (22.22%) iPhone
2 1 (11.11%) iPad
2 1 (11.11%) Wiki
2 1 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (11.11%) EPoS
2 1 (11.11%) DTV
2 1 (11.11%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (11.11%) CentOS
4 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (11.11%) AIX
4 1 (11.11%) Solaris
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Vista
4 1 (11.11%) Android
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
1 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (11.11%) Kanban
1 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C
1 2 (22.22%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) Perl
2 1 (11.11%) VBScript
2 1 (11.11%) VB
2 1 (11.11%) Ruby
2 1 (11.11%) Korn
2 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 1 (11.11%) C-shell
2 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Dell Certification
1 2 (22.22%) CCNA
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (22.22%) DCSE
2 1 (11.11%) A+ Certification
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Xen
2 1 (11.11%) NFS
2 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 1 (11.11%) Sendmail
2 1 (11.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Nagios
1 1 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
1 1 (11.11%) SCOM
1 1 (11.11%) YUM
1 1 (11.11%) Puppet
1 1 (11.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
1 4 (44.44%) HP
2 2 (22.22%) Citrix
2 2 (22.22%) Lotus
2 2 (22.22%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) Google
3 1 (11.11%) Polycom
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 1 (11.11%) Symantec
3 1 (11.11%) BT
3 1 (11.11%) Avaya
3 1 (11.11%) BEA
3 1 (11.11%) Ariba
3 1 (11.11%) Sun
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) Vignette
3 1 (11.11%) SAP