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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Dell over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 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.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Dell
England / North West
Rank 131 128 123
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Contract jobs citing Dell 6 27 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.23% 0.69% 0.45%
As % of the Vendors category 0.50% 1.68% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 11
Median daily rate £263 £313 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +27.55%
UK excluding London median daily rate £308 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
-5.38% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £17.50 - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £14.75 £16.85
% change year-on-year
+25.42% -12.46%

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
1191 1605 1416
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 45.27% 40.96% 46.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 730 853 737
Median daily rate £400 £375 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £516 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 86 111
Median hourly rate £16.00 £35.00 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.28% +107.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £12.50 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £47.33 £34.51
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +34.32%

Dell
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Dell as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Dell within the North West region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Merseyside - 3 - -
Cheshire +16 1 - - 1
Lancashire 0 1 £263 -37.86%
Manchester -2 1 - - 6
Dell
England

Dell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Dell also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Dell.

1 19 (86.36%) Microsoft
2 17 (77.27%) Windows
3 13 (59.09%) Cisco
4 11 (50.00%) VMware
5 10 (45.45%) SCCM
5 10 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (45.45%) SAN
5 10 (45.45%) Windows Server
6 9 (40.91%) Active Directory
6 9 (40.91%) ITIL
7 8 (36.36%) LAN
8 7 (31.82%) VPN
8 7 (31.82%) MS Office
9 6 (27.27%) WAN
9 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (22.73%) Infrastructure Management
10 5 (22.73%) Hyper-V
10 5 (22.73%) Windows 7
10 5 (22.73%) McAfee ePO
10 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (22.73%) SCOM
10 5 (22.73%) VMware ESX
10 5 (22.73%) Backup Exec
10 5 (22.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (22.73%) MS PowerPoint
10 5 (22.73%) MS Visio
10 5 (22.73%) SQL
10 5 (22.73%) MCSE
10 5 (22.73%) HP
10 5 (22.73%) Cisco Certification

Dell
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 3 (13.64%) IIS
2 3 (13.64%) WebSphere
3 2 (9.09%) Skype for Business
4 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (31.82%) MS Office
2 5 (22.73%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (22.73%) MS Visio
3 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (45.45%) SAN
2 8 (36.36%) LAN
3 7 (31.82%) VPN
4 6 (27.27%) WAN
5 3 (13.64%) DNS
5 3 (13.64%) Firewall
5 3 (13.64%) IP Telephony
5 3 (13.64%) Network Security
5 3 (13.64%) Wireless
6 2 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (9.09%) IPv4
6 2 (9.09%) SSL
7 1 (4.55%) DHCP
7 1 (4.55%) iSCSI
7 1 (4.55%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
7 1 (4.55%) VLAN
7 1 (4.55%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Rational Application Developer
1 3 (13.64%) Visual Studio
1 3 (13.64%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Applications Packager
2 4 (18.18%) IT Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) IT Technician
4 2 (9.09%) Senior IT Technician
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Technician
4 2 (9.09%) Server Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Storage Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Active Directory Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Active Directory Support
5 1 (4.55%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Server Migration Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) .NET
1 3 (13.64%) J2EE
1 3 (13.64%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
1 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.09%) Fat Client
2 2 (9.09%) IBM XIV
2 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.09%) Thin Client
3 1 (4.55%) AS400
3 1 (4.55%) PKI
3 1 (4.55%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 17 (77.27%) Windows
2 10 (45.45%) Windows Server
3 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (22.73%) Windows 7
4 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (18.18%) Windows 10
5 4 (18.18%) Windows XP
6 3 (13.64%) Linux
7 2 (9.09%) AIX
8 1 (4.55%) CentOS
8 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (4.55%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) ITIL
2 5 (22.73%) Infrastructure Management
2 5 (22.73%) Technical Analysis
3 4 (18.18%) Migration
4 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
4 3 (13.64%) SOA
4 3 (13.64%) Time Management
4 3 (13.64%) UML
5 2 (9.09%) Coaching
5 2 (9.09%) Customer-Centric Approach
5 2 (9.09%) Data Protection
5 2 (9.09%) Patch Management
5 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 2 (9.09%) Project Management
5 2 (9.09%) Server Building
5 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
5 2 (9.09%) Service Management
6 1 (4.55%) Project Planning
6 1 (4.55%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) CCNA
1 5 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (22.73%) MCSE
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (22.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (13.64%) Degree
3 2 (9.09%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (40.91%) Active Directory
3 5 (22.73%) Hyper-V
3 5 (22.73%) VMware ESX
4 3 (13.64%) vSphere
5 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (9.09%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (9.09%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (4.55%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 10 (45.45%) SCCM
2 5 (22.73%) Backup Exec
2 5 (22.73%) McAfee ePO
2 5 (22.73%) SCOM
3 2 (9.09%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (9.09%) NetBackup
4 1 (4.55%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (86.36%) Microsoft
2 13 (59.09%) Cisco
3 11 (50.00%) VMware
4 5 (22.73%) Canon
4 5 (22.73%) HP
4 5 (22.73%) Intel Security
4 5 (22.73%) Symantec
5 4 (18.18%) EqualLogic
6 3 (13.64%) EMC
6 3 (13.64%) IBM
6 3 (13.64%) Veeam
7 2 (9.09%) Apple
7 2 (9.09%) Brocade
7 2 (9.09%) Fujitsu
7 2 (9.09%) Motorola
7 2 (9.09%) Oracle
7 2 (9.09%) Sophos
7 2 (9.09%) Veritas