The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Dell products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Dell over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dell
Rank 105 122 123
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +1
Contract jobs citing Dell 32 16 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.00% 0.55% 0.55%
As % of the Vendors category 2.23% 1.20% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 6
Average daily rate
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£268 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.53% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £325 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £225 £313
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -28.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 4
Average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £14.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% +105.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £20.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+13.45% +37.93%
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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 North West region.

Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1437 1333 1573
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 44.99% 45.79% 48.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 751 585 726
Average daily rate £335 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £218 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 107 128
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.19% +17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

Dell
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Dell Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Dell
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Dell Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Dell
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Dell across the North West region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Dell Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Dell
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Dell Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Dell
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Dell across the North West region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Dell Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

Dell
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Dell within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 August 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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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
Lancashire +9 19 £301 -7.44%
Manchester -6 5 £175 -12.50% 10
Cheshire -9 3 £350 - 1
Merseyside - - - -
Dell
England

Dell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 37 (61.67%) Microsoft
2 36 (60.00%) Windows
3 35 (58.33%) HP
4 26 (43.33%) Active Directory
5 25 (41.67%) DHCP
5 25 (41.67%) DNS
5 25 (41.67%) VMware
5 25 (41.67%) Security Cleared
6 24 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 24 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 23 (38.33%) SC Cleared
7 23 (38.33%) Citrix
8 22 (36.67%) ITIL
9 20 (33.33%) MCSE
9 20 (33.33%) Compaq
9 20 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
9 20 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
10 18 (30.00%) XenApp
10 18 (30.00%) vSphere
11 17 (28.33%) XenServer
11 17 (28.33%) XenDesktop
11 17 (28.33%) SQL
12 16 (26.67%) webMethods
13 15 (25.00%) Java
13 15 (25.00%) SAP
13 15 (25.00%) PL/SQL
14 14 (23.33%) Perl
14 14 (23.33%) VBA
14 14 (23.33%) Python
14 14 (23.33%) Shell Script

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Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 8 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 6 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 6 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (5.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.67%) nginx
4 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.67%) Site Server
4 1 (1.67%) Apache
Applications
1 10 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 8 (13.33%) MS Office
3 2 (3.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (21.67%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 14 (23.33%) SaaS
2 13 (21.67%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (3.33%) PaaS
4 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.67%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 25 (41.67%) DHCP
1 25 (41.67%) DNS
2 9 (15.00%) SAN
3 6 (10.00%) LAN
4 5 (8.33%) TCP/IP
5 4 (6.67%) VPN
6 3 (5.00%) VLAN
6 3 (5.00%) Wireshark
6 3 (5.00%) WAN
7 2 (3.33%) SMTP
7 2 (3.33%) Wireless
7 2 (3.33%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (3.33%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (1.67%) Network Security
8 1 (1.67%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.67%) Firewall
8 1 (1.67%) 3G
8 1 (1.67%) VoIP
8 1 (1.67%) GPRS
8 1 (1.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.67%) MySQL
1 1 (1.67%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (1.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (1.67%) Multimedia
1 1 (1.67%) Finance
1 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (20.00%) Architect
2 8 (13.33%) Integration Architect
2 8 (13.33%) Server Engineer
3 7 (11.67%) Developer
4 6 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (8.33%) Support Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Field Service Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Windows Server Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Field Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Administrator
7 3 (5.00%) Network Administrator
7 3 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (5.00%) Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Server Support
7 3 (5.00%) Support Analyst
8 2 (3.33%) Consultant
8 2 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (3.33%) Server Support Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) IT Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.33%) Web Services
2 1 (1.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.33%) EqualLogic
2 2 (3.33%) PDA
3 1 (1.67%) iPhone
3 1 (1.67%) CMDB
3 1 (1.67%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.67%) Handset
3 1 (1.67%) Clustering
3 1 (1.67%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.67%) Firmware
3 1 (1.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 36 (60.00%) Windows
2 24 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 24 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (13.33%) Windows 7
4 6 (10.00%) Windows XP
5 4 (6.67%) Windows 2000
5 4 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (5.00%) UNIX
7 2 (3.33%) Linux
7 2 (3.33%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (3.33%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (36.67%) ITIL
2 4 (6.67%) Project Management
3 3 (5.00%) Capacity Management
4 2 (3.33%) Migration
4 2 (3.33%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (3.33%) Requirements Engineering
5 1 (1.67%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (1.67%) ITIL V2
5 1 (1.67%) High Availability
5 1 (1.67%) Content Management
5 1 (1.67%) Document Management
5 1 (1.67%) Problem Management
5 1 (1.67%) Performance Management
5 1 (1.67%) Data Migration
5 1 (1.67%) Business Continuity
5 1 (1.67%) Service Management
5 1 (1.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (1.67%) Data Security
5 1 (1.67%) Configuration Management
5 1 (1.67%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 17 (28.33%) SQL
2 15 (25.00%) Java
2 15 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 14 (23.33%) Perl
3 14 (23.33%) VBA
3 14 (23.33%) Python
3 14 (23.33%) Shell Script
4 2 (3.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 25 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 23 (38.33%) SC Cleared
3 20 (33.33%) MCSE
3 20 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (20.00%) Degree
5 2 (3.33%) MCP
6 1 (1.67%) MCITP
6 1 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.67%) CCNA
6 1 (1.67%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (43.33%) Active Directory
2 20 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (30.00%) XenApp
3 18 (30.00%) vSphere
4 17 (28.33%) XenServer
4 17 (28.33%) XenDesktop
5 3 (5.00%) Hyper-V
5 3 (5.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (1.67%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (1.67%) DFS Replication
6 1 (1.67%) ISA Server
6 1 (1.67%) Terminal Server
6 1 (1.67%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) NetBackup
1 2 (3.33%) Backup Exec
1 2 (3.33%) WSUS
1 2 (3.33%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.67%) SCCM
2 1 (1.67%) SCOM
2 1 (1.67%) SCVMM
2 1 (1.67%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (1.67%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 37 (61.67%) Microsoft
2 35 (58.33%) HP
3 25 (41.67%) VMware
4 23 (38.33%) Citrix
5 20 (33.33%) Compaq
6 16 (26.67%) webMethods
7 15 (25.00%) SAP
8 14 (23.33%) Software AG
9 7 (11.67%) IBM
10 5 (8.33%) Toshiba
10 5 (8.33%) NetApp
10 5 (8.33%) Cisco
11 4 (6.67%) McAfee
11 4 (6.67%) SolarWinds
12 3 (5.00%) Spiceworks
13 2 (3.33%) Symantec
13 2 (3.33%) EMC
13 2 (3.33%) Brocade
13 2 (3.33%) 3PAR
14 1 (1.67%) Lumesse
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