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 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 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dell
Rank 62 60 68
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Contract jobs citing Dell 5 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.62% 1.17% 0.24%
As % of the Vendors category 1.31% 2.34% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£288 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £250 £313
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 £29.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.72% +123.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+18.42% +26.66%
Vendors Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
381 385 460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 47.51% 50.13% 54.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 145 247
Average daily rate £340 £350 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £225 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 32 26
Average hourly rate £12.50 £35.00 £19.09
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.28% +83.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £15.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.45 £44.90 £28.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
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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 31 July 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 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
Chester +8 2 £225 - 1
Knutsford - - - -
Runcorn - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Dell
North West

Dell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 10 (66.67%) SAN
2 9 (60.00%) HP
3 8 (53.33%) NetApp
4 7 (46.67%) Windows
5 6 (40.00%) VMware
5 6 (40.00%) Hyper-V
6 5 (33.33%) NetBackup
6 5 (33.33%) DHCP
6 5 (33.33%) DNS
6 5 (33.33%) EMC
7 4 (26.67%) IBM
7 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
7 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
7 4 (26.67%) VPN
7 4 (26.67%) LAN
7 4 (26.67%) WAN
7 4 (26.67%) SCOM
7 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
7 4 (26.67%) EqualLogic
8 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (20.00%) SolarWinds
8 3 (20.00%) VLAN
8 3 (20.00%) Windows 2000
8 3 (20.00%) ITIL
8 3 (20.00%) UNIX
8 3 (20.00%) MS Office
8 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
9 2 (13.33%) Citrix
9 2 (13.33%) McAfee

Dell
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (6.67%) nginx
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.67%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Office
2 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) PaaS
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) SAN
2 5 (33.33%) DHCP
2 5 (33.33%) DNS
3 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
3 4 (26.67%) VPN
3 4 (26.67%) LAN
3 4 (26.67%) WAN
4 3 (20.00%) VLAN
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (6.67%) Network Security
6 1 (6.67%) iSCSI
6 1 (6.67%) Firewall
6 1 (6.67%) Wireless
6 1 (6.67%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (13.33%) Local Government
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Storage Manager
2 3 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (20.00%) Senior Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) UNIX Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Wintel Support
4 1 (6.67%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Wintel Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Wintel Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) EqualLogic
2 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (13.33%) PDA
4 1 (6.67%) iPhone
4 1 (6.67%) Firmware
4 1 (6.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (20.00%) Windows 2000
3 3 (20.00%) UNIX
4 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
4 2 (13.33%) Linux
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) Project Management
2 2 (13.33%) Performance Management
2 2 (13.33%) Requirements Engineering
2 2 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (13.33%) Capacity Management
3 1 (6.67%) High Availability
3 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
3 1 (6.67%) Migration
3 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
1 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (6.67%) XenApp
4 1 (6.67%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) NetBackup
2 4 (26.67%) SCOM
3 1 (6.67%) SCVMM
3 1 (6.67%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (6.67%) WSUS
3 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) HP
2 8 (53.33%) NetApp
3 6 (40.00%) VMware
4 5 (33.33%) EMC
5 4 (26.67%) IBM
5 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
6 3 (20.00%) SolarWinds
7 2 (13.33%) 3PAR
7 2 (13.33%) Cisco
7 2 (13.33%) Citrix
7 2 (13.33%) Brocade
7 2 (13.33%) McAfee
7 2 (13.33%) Toshiba
8 1 (6.67%) MobileIron