The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 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 Cheshire 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dell
Rank 59 50 60
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +10
Contract jobs citing Dell 10 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.20% 1.56% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 2.75% 3.05% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 0
Average daily rate £525 £288 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+82.60% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £255 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £47.50 £16.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+187.87% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £16.25 £13.25
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +22.64%
Vendors Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
363 394 398
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 43.58% 51.10% 54.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 171 190
Average daily rate £350 £370 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £240 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 26 11
Average hourly rate £25.75 £19.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.37% +12.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.55 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.00 £29.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
Dell
North West

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Dell across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

Dell Daily Rate Histogram 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Chester -12 6 £730 +204.16%
Warrington -6 1 £105 -
Wilmslow - - - -
Knutsford - - - -
Runcorn - - - -
Dell
North West

Dell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 18 (52.94%) Finance
2 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
3 10 (29.41%) Windows
4 9 (26.47%) HP
4 9 (26.47%) Banking
5 8 (23.53%) Matrix Management
5 8 (23.53%) MS Excel
6 7 (20.59%) SAN
6 7 (20.59%) NetApp
7 6 (17.65%) AIX
7 6 (17.65%) Linux
7 6 (17.65%) Oracle
8 5 (14.71%) EMC
8 5 (14.71%) Project Management
8 5 (14.71%) VMware
8 5 (14.71%) NetBackup
9 4 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
9 4 (11.76%) VPN
9 4 (11.76%) IBM
10 3 (8.82%) Hyper-V
10 3 (8.82%) SCOM
10 3 (8.82%) SolarWinds
10 3 (8.82%) Enterprise Storage
10 3 (8.82%) DNS
10 3 (8.82%) Windows XP
10 3 (8.82%) Citrix
10 3 (8.82%) MS Office
10 3 (8.82%) SAP
10 3 (8.82%) ITIL
10 3 (8.82%) Windows 2000

Dell
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.94%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (23.53%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (8.82%) MS Office
4 2 (5.88%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.59%) SAN
2 4 (11.76%) VPN
3 3 (8.82%) DNS
3 3 (8.82%) LAN
3 3 (8.82%) WAN
3 3 (8.82%) DHCP
3 3 (8.82%) TCP/IP
3 3 (8.82%) VLAN
4 2 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (2.94%) Wireless
General
1 18 (52.94%) Finance
2 9 (26.47%) Banking
3 2 (5.88%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (20.59%) Administrator
2 5 (14.71%) Analyst
3 4 (11.76%) PMO Administrator
3 4 (11.76%) Storage Manager
4 3 (8.82%) Senior Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Test Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Programme Manager
5 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (5.88%) Architect
5 2 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Designer
6 1 (2.94%) Test Leader
6 1 (2.94%) Business Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Support Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Help Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (5.88%) PDA
2 2 (5.88%) EqualLogic
3 1 (2.94%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (29.41%) Windows
2 6 (17.65%) AIX
2 6 (17.65%) Linux
3 3 (8.82%) Windows XP
3 3 (8.82%) Windows 2000
4 2 (5.88%) UNIX
4 2 (5.88%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) Matrix Management
2 5 (14.71%) Project Management
3 3 (8.82%) ITIL
3 3 (8.82%) Change Management
4 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (5.88%) Programme Management
4 2 (5.88%) Project Governance
4 2 (5.88%) Performance Management
4 2 (5.88%) Requirements Engineering
4 2 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (2.94%) Data Migration
5 1 (2.94%) Capacity Management
5 1 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.94%) Business Analysis
5 1 (2.94%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.94%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.94%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (2.94%) Test Management
5 1 (2.94%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.94%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.88%) SQL
2 1 (2.94%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.94%) XenApp
2 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (14.71%) NetBackup
2 3 (8.82%) SCOM
3 1 (2.94%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
2 9 (26.47%) HP
3 7 (20.59%) NetApp
4 6 (17.65%) Oracle
5 5 (14.71%) EMC
5 5 (14.71%) VMware
6 4 (11.76%) IBM
7 3 (8.82%) SolarWinds
7 3 (8.82%) Citrix
7 3 (8.82%) SAP
8 2 (5.88%) Toshiba
8 2 (5.88%) Brocade
8 2 (5.88%) Cisco
8 2 (5.88%) 3PAR
9 1 (2.94%) Altiris
9 1 (2.94%) AppSense