The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Dell products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Dell over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dell
Rank 41 40 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing Dell 4 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.02% 0.57% -
As % of the Vendors category 2.65% 1.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate - £365 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £255
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +37.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £47.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -10.00%
Dell
Cambridgeshire

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

Vendors Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
151 176 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 38.62% 50.57% 46.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 113 103
Average daily rate £325 £338 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £230 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £538 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 16
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.19% -51.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £16.80 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £38.05 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.85%

Dell
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Dell Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Dell
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Dell Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Dell
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Dell Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Dell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (87.50%) Migration
2 7 (87.50%) Linux
3 6 (75.00%) Data Migration
4 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (62.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (62.50%) MCSA
4 5 (62.50%) WAN
4 5 (62.50%) Cisco
4 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (62.50%) NetApp
4 5 (62.50%) VCP5
4 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (62.50%) Data Centre
4 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
5 4 (50.00%) Functional Testing
5 4 (50.00%) VCP6
5 4 (50.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (50.00%) Unix
5 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
5 4 (50.00%) MCSE
5 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
5 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
6 3 (37.50%) ITIL
7 2 (25.00%) Server Virtualisation
7 2 (25.00%) VMware Server

Dell
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) WAN
2 1 (12.50%) DHCP
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) MPLS
2 1 (12.50%) Network Security
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) VoIP
2 1 (12.50%) VPLS
2 1 (12.50%) VPN
2 1 (12.50%) WAAS
2 1 (12.50%) Wireless
General
1 1 (12.50%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) VMware Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Implementation Engineer
3 3 (37.50%) Active Directory Engineer
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (37.50%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (25.00%) Applications Engineer
4 2 (25.00%) Migration Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) IT Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) SCCM Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Security Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Server Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Wintel Server Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Wintel Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Linux
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Migration
2 6 (75.00%) Data Migration
3 4 (50.00%) Functional Testing
4 3 (37.50%) ITIL
5 2 (25.00%) Server Virtualisation
6 1 (12.50%) Network Design
6 1 (12.50%) Network Management
6 1 (12.50%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) MCSA
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (62.50%) VCP5
1 5 (62.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (50.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (50.00%) MCSE
2 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) VCP6
3 1 (12.50%) CCIE
3 1 (12.50%) CCNA
3 1 (12.50%) CCNP
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) COBIT
1 1 (12.50%) HIPAA
1 1 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (25.00%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
1 1 (12.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) NetApp
3 1 (12.50%) Aruba
3 1 (12.50%) Avaya
3 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) F5
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) Juniper
3 1 (12.50%) Nortel
3 1 (12.50%) Palo Alto
3 1 (12.50%) Splunk