The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Dell products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Dell over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dell
Rank 72 - 74
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Dell 6 0 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.59% - 1.55%
As % of the Vendors category 1.34% - 3.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 7
Average daily rate
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£295 - £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £223 £313
% change year-on-year
+23.59% -28.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £14.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £22.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+0.84% +55.17%
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West Yorkshire

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

Vendors Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
449 419 536
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 44.46% 44.62% 46.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 231 275
Average daily rate £320 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £125 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £444 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 25 21
Average hourly rate £50.00 £36.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% +140.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £11.50 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £150.00 £45.00 £19.58
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.48 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.59% +2.52%

Dell
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Dell Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Dell
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Dell Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Dell Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Dell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) SAN
1 6 (75.00%) VMware
1 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) HP
3 4 (50.00%) NetApp
3 4 (50.00%) vSphere
3 4 (50.00%) VMware ESX
3 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (37.50%) MCSE
4 3 (37.50%) MCSA
4 3 (37.50%) ITIL
4 3 (37.50%) IBM
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (25.00%) VCAP
5 2 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (25.00%) DNS
5 2 (25.00%) DHCP
5 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (25.00%) Linux
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (25.00%) IIS
5 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
5 2 (25.00%) LAN
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (25.00%) Internet

Dell
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 (25.00%) IIS
1 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) SAN
2 2 (25.00%) Internet
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) LAN
2 2 (25.00%) DHCP
2 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (25.00%) Wireless
2 2 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) IP Telephony
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (12.50%) iSCSI
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (12.50%) VPN
3 1 (12.50%) WLAN
3 1 (12.50%) WAN
3 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Storage Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) VMWare Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Technician
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Replication
2 1 (12.50%) EqualLogic
2 1 (12.50%) NHS
2 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (12.50%) SIEM
3 1 (12.50%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (12.50%) Release Management
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (37.50%) MCSE
2 3 (37.50%) MCSA
3 2 (25.00%) VCAP
4 1 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (12.50%) CCNA
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 4 (50.00%) vSphere
3 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
1 1 (12.50%) SCOM
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) HP
3 4 (50.00%) NetApp
4 3 (37.50%) IBM
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco
5 1 (12.50%) Sun
5 1 (12.50%) Nokia
5 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
5 1 (12.50%) Citrix
5 1 (12.50%) Juniper
5 1 (12.50%) SonicWALL
5 1 (12.50%) ProCurve
5 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds
5 1 (12.50%) LogRhythm