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 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dell
Rank 67 67 60
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Contract jobs citing Dell 8 2 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.85% 0.26% 1.99%
As % of the Vendors category 2.19% 0.53% 4.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate £281 £450 £259
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +73.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £450 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £450 £346
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £310 £238
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +30.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £16.61 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+104.69% +7.16%
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
365 375 370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 38.67% 48.64% 40.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 186 164
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £260 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 26 34
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.13 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.79% -42.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.95 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.60 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +3 8 £281 -37.50%
Dell
North West

Dell
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
1 9 (100.00%) HP
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
1 9 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (88.89%) Hyper-V
2 8 (88.89%) FlexPod
2 8 (88.89%) Data Centre
2 8 (88.89%) Migration
2 8 (88.89%) VCE vBlock
2 8 (88.89%) Clustering
2 8 (88.89%) WAN
2 8 (88.89%) IBM
2 8 (88.89%) Sun
2 8 (88.89%) AIX
2 8 (88.89%) HPUX
2 8 (88.89%) Solaris
2 8 (88.89%) Linux
3 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
3 7 (77.78%) Citrix
4 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (11.11%) Office 365
4 1 (11.11%) Business Transformation
4 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (11.11%) vSphere
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
4 1 (11.11%) EMC
4 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange

Dell
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) WAN
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Architect
1 8 (88.89%) Infrastructure Architect
2 7 (77.78%) IT Architect
2 7 (77.78%) IT Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V Architect
3 2 (22.22%) VMware Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 8 (88.89%) Clustering
1 8 (88.89%) Data Centre
1 8 (88.89%) FlexPod
1 8 (88.89%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) AIX
2 8 (88.89%) HPUX
2 8 (88.89%) Linux
2 8 (88.89%) Solaris
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Business Transformation
System Software
1 9 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (88.89%) Hyper-V
3 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
4 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
1 9 (100.00%) HP
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (88.89%) IBM
2 8 (88.89%) Sun
3 7 (77.78%) Citrix
4 1 (11.11%) EMC