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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dell
Rank 122 102 119
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +17
Contract jobs citing Dell 14 29 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.44% 1.05% 0.50%
As % of the Vendors category 0.95% 2.43% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 2
Average daily rate
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£275 £150 £251
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+83.33% -40.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £140 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £302 £262
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £225 £306
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -26.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £14.00 £31.56 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.63% +91.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £31.56 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £31.56 £31.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
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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
1467 1194 1450
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 46.05% 43.23% 47.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 792 571 682
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 £188 £210 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £512 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 105 91
Average hourly rate £15.00 £23.25 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.48% +22.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.06 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.07 £45.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%

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 21 November 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
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 21 November 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
Merseyside -1 6 £260 +73.33%
Manchester - 5 £350 - 6
Lancashire - 2 - -
Cheshire -11 1 - - 2
Cumbria - - - - 1
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England

Dell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 27 (58.70%) Microsoft
2 25 (54.35%) Windows
3 22 (47.83%) HP
4 19 (41.30%) Active Directory
5 17 (36.96%) SQL
6 16 (34.78%) DHCP
6 16 (34.78%) DNS
6 16 (34.78%) webMethods
6 16 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (32.61%) Security Cleared
7 15 (32.61%) Java
7 15 (32.61%) PL/SQL
7 15 (32.61%) SAP
8 14 (30.43%) ITIL
8 14 (30.43%) Perl
8 14 (30.43%) VBA
8 14 (30.43%) Python
8 14 (30.43%) Shell Script
8 14 (30.43%) Software AG
8 14 (30.43%) VMware
8 14 (30.43%) SC Cleared
8 14 (30.43%) SaaS
9 13 (28.26%) SuccessFactors
9 13 (28.26%) ResourceLink
9 13 (28.26%) Degree
9 13 (28.26%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
11 11 (23.91%) MS Excel
12 10 (21.74%) MCSE
12 10 (21.74%) TCP/IP

Dell
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (6.52%) Apache
2 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.35%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.17%) Site Server
3 1 (2.17%) nginx
3 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (23.91%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (28.26%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 14 (30.43%) SaaS
2 13 (28.26%) SuccessFactors
3 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.17%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 16 (34.78%) DHCP
1 16 (34.78%) DNS
2 10 (21.74%) TCP/IP
3 8 (17.39%) SAN
4 5 (10.87%) DMZ
5 4 (8.70%) LAN
6 3 (6.52%) Wireshark
7 2 (4.35%) VLAN
7 2 (4.35%) WAN
7 2 (4.35%) Firewall
8 1 (2.17%) IP Telephony
8 1 (2.17%) LDAP
8 1 (2.17%) Network Security
8 1 (2.17%) iSCSI
8 1 (2.17%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) MySQL
1 1 (2.17%) MS Access
General
1 3 (6.52%) Telecoms
1 3 (6.52%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Automotive
2 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.17%) Banking
2 1 (2.17%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (21.74%) Architect
2 8 (17.39%) Integration Architect
2 8 (17.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (15.22%) Developer
4 5 (10.87%) Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) Field Service Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Administrator
5 4 (8.70%) Field Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Wintel Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Network Administrator
7 2 (4.35%) Operations Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Consultant
7 2 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (4.35%) IT Architect
8 1 (2.17%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 1 (2.17%) Integration Consultant
8 1 (2.17%) Windows Administrator
8 1 (2.17%) Services Delivery Consultant
8 1 (2.17%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (13.04%) Clustering
3 3 (6.52%) EqualLogic
4 1 (2.17%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.17%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.17%) CMDB
4 1 (2.17%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.17%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 25 (54.35%) Windows
2 16 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (28.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (13.04%) Windows 2000
6 4 (8.70%) Windows XP
6 4 (8.70%) Windows 7
7 3 (6.52%) UNIX
8 2 (4.35%) HPUX
8 2 (4.35%) Solaris
8 2 (4.35%) Linux
9 1 (2.17%) VMS
9 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (30.43%) ITIL
2 6 (13.04%) Configuration Management
2 6 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (10.87%) High Availability
3 5 (10.87%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (6.52%) Migration
4 3 (6.52%) Project Management
5 2 (4.35%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.17%) Performance Management
6 1 (2.17%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.17%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (2.17%) Line Management
6 1 (2.17%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.17%) Service Management
6 1 (2.17%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.17%) Change Management
6 1 (2.17%) Business Continuity
6 1 (2.17%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 17 (36.96%) SQL
2 15 (32.61%) Java
2 15 (32.61%) PL/SQL
3 14 (30.43%) Perl
3 14 (30.43%) VBA
3 14 (30.43%) Python
3 14 (30.43%) Shell Script
4 5 (10.87%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (32.61%) Security Cleared
2 14 (30.43%) SC Cleared
3 13 (28.26%) Degree
4 10 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (21.74%) MCSE
5 3 (6.52%) CCNA
5 3 (6.52%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (6.52%) MCP
6 1 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.17%) MCITP
6 1 (2.17%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (41.30%) Active Directory
2 7 (15.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (13.04%) Hyper-V
3 6 (13.04%) vSphere
4 5 (10.87%) Firmware
4 5 (10.87%) XenApp
4 5 (10.87%) XenServer
4 5 (10.87%) XenDesktop
4 5 (10.87%) DFS Replication
5 3 (6.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (2.17%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (10.87%) SCCM
1 5 (10.87%) SCVMM
2 1 (2.17%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (2.17%) SCOM
2 1 (2.17%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.17%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 27 (58.70%) Microsoft
2 22 (47.83%) HP
3 16 (34.78%) webMethods
4 15 (32.61%) SAP
5 14 (30.43%) Software AG
5 14 (30.43%) VMware
6 9 (19.57%) Citrix
7 6 (13.04%) Compaq
8 4 (8.70%) Cisco
8 4 (8.70%) IBM
9 3 (6.52%) Toshiba
9 3 (6.52%) SolarWinds
9 3 (6.52%) Spiceworks
10 2 (4.35%) Sun
10 2 (4.35%) EMC
10 2 (4.35%) StorageTek
10 2 (4.35%) Symantec
11 1 (2.17%) McAfee
11 1 (2.17%) Motorola
11 1 (2.17%) NetApp