The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 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 North West 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dell
Rank 102 108 131
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +23
Contract jobs citing Dell 27 20 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.89% 0.75% 0.22%
As % of the Vendors category 2.03% 1.60% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 3
Average daily rate
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£301 £325 £205
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.44% +58.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £295 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £19.50 £19.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.60 £19.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.13% +26.66%
Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1332 1253 1611
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 43.89% 46.93% 49.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 678 541 741
Average daily rate £325 £325 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 96 113
Average hourly rate £17.00 £21.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.83% +24.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.06 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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England

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 25 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +3 19 £334 +2.81% 2
Cheshire 0 5 £288 - 5
Manchester -8 1 £175 -12.50% 9
Merseyside - - - -
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England

Dell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 33 (58.93%) Windows
1 33 (58.93%) Microsoft
2 31 (55.36%) HP
3 24 (42.86%) VMware
3 24 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (41.07%) Security Cleared
4 23 (41.07%) Active Directory
4 23 (41.07%) DHCP
5 22 (39.29%) DNS
6 21 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 21 (37.50%) SC Cleared
7 19 (33.93%) Citrix
7 19 (33.93%) Compaq
7 19 (33.93%) ITIL
7 19 (33.93%) VMware Infrastructure
8 17 (30.36%) XenApp
8 17 (30.36%) MCSE
8 17 (30.36%) Microsoft Certification
9 16 (28.57%) XenServer
9 16 (28.57%) XenDesktop
9 16 (28.57%) vSphere
10 15 (26.79%) webMethods
10 15 (26.79%) SQL
11 14 (25.00%) Java
11 14 (25.00%) PL/SQL
12 13 (23.21%) SAP
12 13 (23.21%) Perl
12 13 (23.21%) VBA
12 13 (23.21%) Python
12 13 (23.21%) Software AG

Dell
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 6 (10.71%) SharePoint 2010
2 6 (10.71%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (7.14%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.79%) Apache
5 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.79%) nginx
Applications
1 9 (16.07%) MS Office
1 9 (16.07%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.36%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (21.43%) ResourceLink
2 1 (1.79%) BPCS
Cloud Services
1 13 (23.21%) SaaS
2 12 (21.43%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (3.57%) PaaS
4 1 (1.79%) Taleo
4 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (41.07%) DHCP
2 22 (39.29%) DNS
3 12 (21.43%) SAN
4 6 (10.71%) TCP/IP
5 5 (8.93%) LAN
6 4 (7.14%) VPN
6 4 (7.14%) WAN
6 4 (7.14%) Wireless
7 3 (5.36%) VLAN
8 2 (3.57%) SMTP
8 2 (3.57%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (3.57%) Structured Cabling
9 1 (1.79%) VoIP
9 1 (1.79%) LDAP
9 1 (1.79%) GPRS
9 1 (1.79%) Wireshark
9 1 (1.79%) Network Security
9 1 (1.79%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.79%) 3G
9 1 (1.79%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.79%) MySQL
1 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.79%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (3.57%) Local Government
2 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.79%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 12 (21.43%) Architect
2 8 (14.29%) Integration Architect
2 8 (14.29%) Server Engineer
3 6 (10.71%) Developer
4 4 (7.14%) Analyst
4 4 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 4 (7.14%) Support Analyst
4 4 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (7.14%) Windows Server Engineer
4 4 (7.14%) Storage Manager
5 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (5.36%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (5.36%) Desktop Support
5 3 (5.36%) Senior Manager
5 3 (5.36%) Server Support
6 2 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (3.57%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (3.57%) Server Support Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) IT Architect
7 1 (1.79%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.93%) Web Services
2 1 (1.79%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.14%) EqualLogic
2 3 (5.36%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (3.57%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.57%) PDA
4 1 (1.79%) iPhone
4 1 (1.79%) Handset
4 1 (1.79%) Clustering
4 1 (1.79%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 33 (58.93%) Windows
2 24 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 7 (12.50%) Windows XP
6 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (5.36%) UNIX
6 3 (5.36%) Windows 2000
7 2 (3.57%) Linux
7 2 (3.57%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (3.57%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (33.93%) ITIL
2 3 (5.36%) Capacity Management
3 2 (3.57%) Requirements Engineering
3 2 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (3.57%) Performance Management
3 2 (3.57%) Project Management
4 1 (1.79%) Data Security
4 1 (1.79%) Migration
4 1 (1.79%) Content Management
4 1 (1.79%) Document Management
4 1 (1.79%) Data Migration
4 1 (1.79%) E-Commerce
4 1 (1.79%) ITIL V2
4 1 (1.79%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 15 (26.79%) SQL
2 14 (25.00%) Java
2 14 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 13 (23.21%) Perl
3 13 (23.21%) VBA
3 13 (23.21%) Python
3 13 (23.21%) Shell Script
4 2 (3.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (41.07%) Security Cleared
2 21 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 17 (30.36%) MCSE
3 17 (30.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (19.64%) Degree
5 1 (1.79%) CCNA
5 1 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.79%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) SLA
2 1 (1.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 23 (41.07%) Active Directory
2 19 (33.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (30.36%) XenApp
4 16 (28.57%) XenServer
4 16 (28.57%) XenDesktop
4 16 (28.57%) vSphere
5 7 (12.50%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.79%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (1.79%) DFS Replication
6 1 (1.79%) Terminal Server
6 1 (1.79%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.79%) ISA Server
6 1 (1.79%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 5 (8.93%) NetBackup
2 4 (7.14%) SCOM
3 3 (5.36%) Backup Exec
4 2 (3.57%) WSUS
5 1 (1.79%) SCCM
5 1 (1.79%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.79%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.79%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 33 (58.93%) Microsoft
2 31 (55.36%) HP
3 24 (42.86%) VMware
4 19 (33.93%) Compaq
4 19 (33.93%) Citrix
5 15 (26.79%) webMethods
6 13 (23.21%) Software AG
6 13 (23.21%) SAP
7 8 (14.29%) NetApp
8 6 (10.71%) Cisco
8 6 (10.71%) IBM
9 5 (8.93%) EMC
9 5 (8.93%) SolarWinds
10 3 (5.36%) Symantec
10 3 (5.36%) McAfee
10 3 (5.36%) Toshiba
10 3 (5.36%) Brocade
11 2 (3.57%) 3PAR
12 1 (1.79%) Spiceworks
12 1 (1.79%) MobileIron
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