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 26 January 2015 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dell
Rank 118 100 104
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +4
Contract jobs citing Dell 13 25 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.41% 0.92% 0.68%
As % of the Vendors category 0.89% 2.12% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 5
Average daily rate
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£245 £300 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.33% +26.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £180 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £354 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £280 £300
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Average hourly rate - £15.50 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.68 £14.00 £18.90
% change year-on-year
+19.10% -25.92%
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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
1466 1179 1236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 46.60% 43.33% 46.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 750 566 576
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £145 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 76 110
Average hourly rate £18.13 £21.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.67% +7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.38 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.38 £45.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 2015. 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
Manchester -2 5 £145 - 5
Cheshire -15 2 £450 +73.91% 5
Cumbria - - - -
Lancashire - - - -
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England

Dell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 22 (68.75%) Windows
1 22 (68.75%) HP
2 17 (53.13%) Microsoft
3 15 (46.88%) Active Directory
4 13 (40.63%) ITIL
5 12 (37.50%) DHCP
5 12 (37.50%) DNS
5 12 (37.50%) VMware
5 12 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (34.38%) Citrix
7 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (31.25%) TCP/IP
8 9 (28.13%) Configuration Management
8 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (25.00%) Clustering
10 7 (21.88%) Hyper-V
10 7 (21.88%) SAN
11 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (18.75%) Cisco
11 6 (18.75%) IBM
11 6 (18.75%) MS Excel
11 6 (18.75%) Windows 2000
11 6 (18.75%) MCSE
11 6 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
12 5 (15.63%) Migration
12 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
12 5 (15.63%) PowerShell
12 5 (15.63%) SCCM
12 5 (15.63%) SCVMM
12 5 (15.63%) Linux

Dell
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 4 (12.50%) Site Server
2 2 (6.25%) Apache
2 2 (6.25%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (12.50%) SuccessFactors
3 3 (9.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (37.50%) DHCP
1 12 (37.50%) DNS
2 10 (31.25%) TCP/IP
3 7 (21.88%) SAN
4 5 (15.63%) DMZ
5 3 (9.38%) LAN
5 3 (9.38%) WAN
5 3 (9.38%) Wireshark
6 2 (6.25%) VLAN
7 1 (3.13%) iSCSI
7 1 (3.13%) NAS
7 1 (3.13%) Firewall
7 1 (3.13%) IP Telephony
General
1 4 (12.50%) Telecoms
1 4 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.13%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Retail
3 1 (3.13%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5 (15.63%) Analyst
1 5 (15.63%) Administrator
2 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (12.50%) Architect
2 4 (12.50%) Wintel Analyst
3 3 (9.38%) Field Service Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Network Administrator
3 3 (9.38%) Field Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Support Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Integration Architect
4 2 (6.25%) Desktop Support
4 2 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (6.25%) Operations Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) IT Architect
5 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Administrator
5 1 (3.13%) Services Delivery Consultant
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.13%) Integration Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Clustering
2 4 (12.50%) CMDB
2 4 (12.50%) Fat Client
2 4 (12.50%) Thin Client
2 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.25%) FlexPod
4 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.13%) Open Source
4 1 (3.13%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 22 (68.75%) Windows
2 12 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (18.75%) Windows 2000
6 5 (15.63%) Linux
7 4 (12.50%) UNIX
7 4 (12.50%) HPUX
7 4 (12.50%) Solaris
8 3 (9.38%) Windows XP
8 3 (9.38%) Windows 7
9 2 (6.25%) AIX
10 1 (3.13%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) ITIL
2 9 (28.13%) Configuration Management
3 6 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (15.63%) Migration
4 5 (15.63%) High Availability
4 5 (15.63%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (12.50%) Line Management
5 4 (12.50%) Service Management
6 2 (6.25%) Project Management
6 2 (6.25%) Business Continuity
6 2 (6.25%) Zachman Framework
6 2 (6.25%) TOGAF
6 2 (6.25%) Problem Management
6 2 (6.25%) Change Management
7 1 (3.13%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (3.13%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (3.13%) Security Testing
7 1 (3.13%) Performance Management
7 1 (3.13%) Information Assurance
7 1 (3.13%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) SQL
1 5 (15.63%) PowerShell
2 3 (9.38%) PL/SQL
2 3 (9.38%) Java
2 3 (9.38%) Perl
2 3 (9.38%) VBA
2 3 (9.38%) Python
2 3 (9.38%) Shell Script
3 2 (6.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) MCSE
1 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (12.50%) Degree
2 4 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 3 (9.38%) CCNA
3 3 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (9.38%) MCP
4 1 (3.13%) MCSA
4 1 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (3.13%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (46.88%) Active Directory
2 7 (21.88%) Hyper-V
3 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (15.63%) Firmware
3 5 (15.63%) DFS Replication
4 3 (9.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (6.25%) XenApp
5 2 (6.25%) vSphere
5 2 (6.25%) XenDesktop
6 1 (3.13%) XenServer
6 1 (3.13%) VMware ESX
6 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) SCCM
1 5 (15.63%) SCVMM
2 2 (6.25%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.13%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (3.13%) SCOM
3 1 (3.13%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (3.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (3.13%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 22 (68.75%) HP
2 17 (53.13%) Microsoft
3 12 (37.50%) VMware
4 11 (34.38%) Citrix
5 6 (18.75%) Cisco
5 6 (18.75%) IBM
6 5 (15.63%) SAP
7 4 (12.50%) Sun
8 3 (9.38%) webMethods
8 3 (9.38%) Software AG
8 3 (9.38%) SolarWinds
8 3 (9.38%) Spiceworks
9 2 (6.25%) Toshiba
9 2 (6.25%) Veeam
9 2 (6.25%) Symantec
9 2 (6.25%) StorageTek
9 2 (6.25%) Compaq
9 2 (6.25%) EMC
10 1 (3.13%) Nortel
10 1 (3.13%) McAfee