The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Dell products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Dell over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dell
Rank 86 90 81
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Contract jobs citing Dell 6 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.39% 0.36% 0.47%
As % of the Vendors category 0.86% 0.84% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 1
Average daily rate
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£115 £250 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-54.00% -47.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £225 £313
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -28.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.60 £22.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+0.42% +50.00%
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England

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

Vendors Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
694 714 677
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 45.48% 43.06% 45.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 353 272
Average daily rate £375 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £125 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £481 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 45 55
Average hourly rate £16.60 £21.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.95% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.94 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £19.48 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.46% +2.52%

Dell
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Dell Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Dell
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Dell Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Dell
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Dell Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Dell
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Dell within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 September 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
Northamptonshire - 3 £115 -
Nottinghamshire +14 2 - -
Leicestershire - - - - 1
Dell
England

Dell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 10 (71.43%) MS Office
2 10 (71.43%) Windows 7
3 8 (57.14%) Windows XP
4 7 (50.00%) HP
5 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 6 (42.86%) ITIL
5 6 (42.86%) SAN
6 5 (35.71%) Firewall
6 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
6 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
6 5 (35.71%) Cisco
6 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (28.57%) VMware
7 4 (28.57%) Backup Exec
7 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
7 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (21.43%) Dell Certification
8 3 (21.43%) Oracle
8 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (21.43%) Windows Vista
9 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
9 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (7.14%) Toshiba
10 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
10 1 (7.14%) Finance
10 1 (7.14%) Advertising

Dell
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
2 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
5 1 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 10 (71.43%) MS Office
2 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) SAN
2 5 (35.71%) Firewall
3 1 (7.14%) NAS
3 1 (7.14%) LAN
3 1 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Support Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (21.43%) Desktop Support
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Support Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Desktop Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Desktop Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Deskside Support
2 3 (21.43%) Deskside Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Deskside Support Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (14.29%) Field Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) QA Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Field Service Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) DBA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) NHS
1 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 10 (71.43%) Windows 7
3 8 (57.14%) Windows XP
4 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (21.43%) Windows Vista
7 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) ITIL
2 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (7.14%) Test Management
2 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Dell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 1 (7.14%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Backup Exec
2 1 (7.14%) SCOM
2 1 (7.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) HP
2 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 5 (35.71%) Cisco
4 4 (28.57%) VMware
5 3 (21.43%) Oracle
6 1 (7.14%) NetApp
6 1 (7.14%) Toshiba
6 1 (7.14%) Veeam
6 1 (7.14%) Tableau