The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Dell products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Dell over the 3 months to 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dell
Rank 65 65 48
Rank change year-on-year
0 -17
Contract jobs citing Dell 2 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.26% 0.77% 1.96%
As % of the Vendors category 0.56% 1.83% 3.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 8
Average daily rate
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£450 - £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £236 £288
% change year-on-year
+43.38% -17.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £47.50 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +245.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-17.50% +14.28%
Dell
North West

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

Vendors Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
354 328 334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 45.68% 42.16% 50.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 146 148
Average daily rate £400 £365 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £200 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 38 29
Average hourly rate £18.13 £35.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.20% +75.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £13.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £52.50 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
- -6.31%

Dell
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Dell Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Dell
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Dell Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Dell
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Dell Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Dell
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Dell within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 5 March 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
Macclesfield - 2 £450 -
Warrington - - - -
Wilmslow - - - -
Knutsford - - - - 1
Dell
North West

Dell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Clustering
2 2 (66.67%) Zachman Framework
2 2 (66.67%) TOGAF
2 2 (66.67%) Sun
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) AIX
2 2 (66.67%) HPUX
2 2 (66.67%) Solaris
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) FlexPod
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) EMC
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing

Dell
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Architect
1 2 (66.67%) IT Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Clustering
2 2 (66.67%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) AIX
2 2 (66.67%) HPUX
2 2 (66.67%) Solaris
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Zachman Framework
1 2 (66.67%) TOGAF
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Sun
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) EMC
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft