The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Dell products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Dell over the 3 months to 23 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 Chester 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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dell
Rank 21 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing Dell 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.47% 0.63% -
As % of the Vendors category 2.82% 1.12% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£225 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £295 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £29.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £19.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+19.42% +26.66%
Vendors Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
71 89 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 52.21% 56.33% 43.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 21 19
Average daily rate £305 £339 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.96% -4.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £275 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £378 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 2
Average hourly rate £16.84 £40.57 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.49% -1.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.35 £15.00 £39.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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Cheshire

Dell
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Dell Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Dell
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Dell Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Dell
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Dell Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

Dell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 7 (87.50%) SAN
2 6 (75.00%) NetApp
3 5 (62.50%) HP
4 4 (50.00%) EMC
4 4 (50.00%) VMware
4 4 (50.00%) Windows
4 4 (50.00%) DHCP
4 4 (50.00%) DNS
4 4 (50.00%) IBM
4 4 (50.00%) NetBackup
4 4 (50.00%) Hyper-V
5 3 (37.50%) SCOM
5 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
6 2 (25.00%) VPN
6 2 (25.00%) LAN
6 2 (25.00%) WAN
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 2 (25.00%) Cisco
6 2 (25.00%) Linux
6 2 (25.00%) ITIL
6 2 (25.00%) UNIX
6 2 (25.00%) Citrix
6 2 (25.00%) McAfee
6 2 (25.00%) Local Government
6 2 (25.00%) Brocade
6 2 (25.00%) VLAN
6 2 (25.00%) Performance Management
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (25.00%) SolarWinds

Dell
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) PaaS
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) SAN
2 4 (50.00%) DNS
2 4 (50.00%) DHCP
3 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
4 2 (25.00%) VPN
4 2 (25.00%) LAN
4 2 (25.00%) WAN
4 2 (25.00%) VLAN
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (12.50%) SMTP
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (25.00%) Local Government
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Storage Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Wintel Support
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Wintel Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Wintel Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) EqualLogic
1 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (12.50%) Firmware
2 1 (12.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
1 2 (25.00%) Performance Management
1 2 (25.00%) Requirements Engineering
1 2 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (25.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (12.50%) High Availability
2 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (12.50%) XenApp
3 1 (12.50%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) NetBackup
2 3 (37.50%) SCOM
3 1 (12.50%) SCVMM
3 1 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (12.50%) WSUS
3 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) NetApp
2 5 (62.50%) HP
3 4 (50.00%) EMC
3 4 (50.00%) IBM
3 4 (50.00%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) Brocade
4 2 (25.00%) SolarWinds
4 2 (25.00%) 3PAR
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) Citrix
4 2 (25.00%) McAfee
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco