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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dell
Rank 104 124 126
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +2
Contract jobs citing Dell 33 8 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.04% 0.27% 0.51%
As % of the Vendors category 2.23% 0.60% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 4
Average daily rate
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£300 £263 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.44% -19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £325 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £220 £313
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -29.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 4
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.28 £14.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.43% +114.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.46 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-4.09% +56.40%
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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
1479 1323 1583
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 46.51% 44.73% 47.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 783 589 738
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 105 125
Average hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £16.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.77% +33.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.02 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 19 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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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 - 19 £368 - 1
Manchester -7 8 £175 -33.33% 9
Cheshire +8 3 £350 - 3
Merseyside - - - -
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England

Dell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 28 (56.00%) Microsoft
2 26 (52.00%) Windows
3 22 (44.00%) HP
4 19 (38.00%) SQL
5 18 (36.00%) Active Directory
5 18 (36.00%) webMethods
5 18 (36.00%) Security Cleared
6 17 (34.00%) SC Cleared
6 17 (34.00%) Java
6 17 (34.00%) PL/SQL
6 17 (34.00%) SAP
7 16 (32.00%) Perl
7 16 (32.00%) VBA
7 16 (32.00%) Python
7 16 (32.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (32.00%) Software AG
7 16 (32.00%) Shell Script
7 16 (32.00%) VMware
7 16 (32.00%) SaaS
7 16 (32.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (30.00%) SuccessFactors
8 15 (30.00%) ResourceLink
8 15 (30.00%) Degree
9 14 (28.00%) DHCP
9 14 (28.00%) DNS
10 13 (26.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 13 (26.00%) MCSE
10 13 (26.00%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (24.00%) MS Excel
11 12 (24.00%) ITIL

Dell
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 3 (6.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (6.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.00%) Apache
3 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.00%) Site Server
3 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.00%) nginx
Applications
1 12 (24.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (30.00%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 16 (32.00%) SaaS
2 15 (30.00%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (4.00%) PaaS
4 1 (2.00%) Taleo
4 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (28.00%) DHCP
1 14 (28.00%) DNS
2 10 (20.00%) SAN
3 5 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (8.00%) LAN
5 3 (6.00%) Wireshark
6 2 (4.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (4.00%) Structured Cabling
6 2 (4.00%) WAN
6 2 (4.00%) SMTP
6 2 (4.00%) VLAN
6 2 (4.00%) Wireless
6 2 (4.00%) Firewall
7 1 (2.00%) IP Telephony
7 1 (2.00%) 3G
7 1 (2.00%) VoIP
7 1 (2.00%) GPRS
7 1 (2.00%) LDAP
7 1 (2.00%) NAS
7 1 (2.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.00%) MS Access
1 1 (2.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (6.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.00%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (28.00%) Architect
2 10 (20.00%) Integration Architect
3 7 (14.00%) Developer
3 7 (14.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) Analyst
4 4 (8.00%) Field Service Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) Administrator
4 4 (8.00%) Field Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Support Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (6.00%) Network Administrator
5 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (6.00%) Server Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) IT Architect
6 2 (4.00%) Consultant
7 1 (2.00%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.00%) Server Support
7 1 (2.00%) IT Consultant
7 1 (2.00%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.00%) Web Services
1 1 (2.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.00%) EqualLogic
3 2 (4.00%) Clustering
4 1 (2.00%) Handset
4 1 (2.00%) CMDB
4 1 (2.00%) Firmware
4 1 (2.00%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.00%) iPhone
4 1 (2.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 26 (52.00%) Windows
2 16 (32.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 16 (32.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (10.00%) Windows 7
4 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (8.00%) UNIX
4 4 (8.00%) Windows XP
5 3 (6.00%) Linux
6 2 (4.00%) Windows 2000
6 2 (4.00%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (4.00%) Windows Vista
7 1 (2.00%) HPUX
7 1 (2.00%) Solaris
7 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.00%) ITIL
2 3 (6.00%) Project Management
3 2 (4.00%) Requirements Engineering
3 2 (4.00%) Capacity Management
3 2 (4.00%) Line Management
3 2 (4.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (4.00%) Migration
4 1 (2.00%) Service Management
4 1 (2.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.00%) Change Management
4 1 (2.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (2.00%) Information Security
4 1 (2.00%) Data Security
4 1 (2.00%) Content Management
4 1 (2.00%) Document Management
4 1 (2.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (2.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (2.00%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (2.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (38.00%) SQL
2 17 (34.00%) Java
2 17 (34.00%) PL/SQL
3 16 (32.00%) Perl
3 16 (32.00%) VBA
3 16 (32.00%) Python
3 16 (32.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (4.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (36.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (34.00%) SC Cleared
3 15 (30.00%) Degree
4 13 (26.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (26.00%) MCSE
5 3 (6.00%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (6.00%) CCNA
5 3 (6.00%) MCP
6 1 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.00%) MCITP
6 1 (2.00%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (36.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (16.00%) vSphere
4 7 (14.00%) XenApp
4 7 (14.00%) XenServer
4 7 (14.00%) XenDesktop
5 3 (6.00%) Hyper-V
5 3 (6.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (2.00%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.00%) Terminal Server
6 1 (2.00%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.00%) ISA Server
6 1 (2.00%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (2.00%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) SCOM
1 2 (4.00%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (4.00%) WSUS
2 1 (2.00%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (2.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.00%) SCVMM
2 1 (2.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (56.00%) Microsoft
2 22 (44.00%) HP
3 18 (36.00%) webMethods
4 17 (34.00%) SAP
5 16 (32.00%) Software AG
5 16 (32.00%) VMware
6 11 (22.00%) Citrix
7 9 (18.00%) Compaq
8 6 (12.00%) Cisco
8 6 (12.00%) IBM
9 4 (8.00%) SolarWinds
9 4 (8.00%) McAfee
10 3 (6.00%) Toshiba
10 3 (6.00%) NetApp
10 3 (6.00%) Spiceworks
11 2 (4.00%) 3PAR
11 2 (4.00%) EMC
11 2 (4.00%) Brocade
12 1 (2.00%) SonicWALL
12 1 (2.00%) Nortel
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Engage PSG
Rate: £400 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market Rate Value
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Rate: Salary £28,000 - £30,000 plus Bonus Potential
Posted: 4 days ago
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Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 19 days ago