The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Dell products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Dell over the 3 months to 18 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 Kent 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dell
Rank 36 - 38
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Dell 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.46% - 0.34%
As % of the Vendors category 0.93% - 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £263 £300
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £13.25
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +28.30%
Vendors Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
108 172 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 49.77% 49.57% 50.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 92 93
Average daily rate £388 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £500 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 £54.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.96% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Dell
South East

Dell
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Dell Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Dell
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Dell Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Dell
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Dell Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Dell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) DNS
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) DHCP
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) SolarWinds
3 3 (50.00%) VCDX
3 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) VMware ESX
3 3 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (50.00%) MCITP
3 3 (50.00%) MCSE
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (50.00%) SAN
3 3 (50.00%) CommVault
3 3 (50.00%) VCAP
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (50.00%) vSphere
3 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (33.33%) HP
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 1 (16.67%) VLAN
5 1 (16.67%) CMDB
5 1 (16.67%) SCCM
5 1 (16.67%) SCOM

Dell
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) IIS
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) DNS
1 4 (66.67%) DHCP
2 3 (50.00%) SAN
3 1 (16.67%) VLAN
3 1 (16.67%) VoIP
3 1 (16.67%) FTP
3 1 (16.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Field Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Server Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) CMDB
1 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) VCDX
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (50.00%) MCITP
1 3 (50.00%) MCSE
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (50.00%) VCAP
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 3 (50.00%) vSphere
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
1 1 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) SolarWinds
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) CommVault
3 2 (33.33%) HP