The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Dell products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Dell over the 3 months to 24 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 Milton Keynes 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dell
Rank 67 49 61
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +12
Contract jobs citing Dell 3 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.35% 0.38% 0.99%
As % of the Vendors category 0.82% 0.78% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £255 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £16.25 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +12.06%
Vendors Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
365 257 445
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 42.20% 48.67% 55.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 138 171
Average daily rate £375 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £168 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 25 33
Average hourly rate £9.00 £12.75 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.55 £9.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.35 £16.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
Dell
Buckinghamshire

Dell
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Dell Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Dell
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Dell Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Dell
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Dell Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Dell
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 3 (75.00%) MS Office
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows XP
1 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (75.00%) HP
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) Backup Exec
1 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Symantec
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007

Dell
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows XP
1 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Symantec