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 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dell
Rank 100 112 132
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +20
Contract jobs citing Dell 28 20 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.93% 0.74% 0.22%
As % of the Vendors category 2.10% 1.58% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 3
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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 £250 £313
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -20.00%
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 £22.50 £19.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+18.42% +26.66%
Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1334 1267 1577
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 44.45% 46.80% 48.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 674 546 724
Average daily rate £330 £325 £341
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £205 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £489
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 101 115
Average hourly rate £17.00 £21.50 £17.51
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.93% +22.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.40 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.75 £40.11 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.56
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.87%
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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 30 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 30 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 30 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 +4 20 £334 +2.81% 1
Cheshire 0 5 £288 - 3
Manchester -10 1 £175 -12.50% 7
Merseyside - - - -
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England

Dell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 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 34 (59.65%) Microsoft
2 33 (57.89%) Windows
3 31 (54.39%) HP
4 24 (42.11%) VMware
4 24 (42.11%) Security Cleared
4 24 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (40.35%) Active Directory
5 23 (40.35%) DHCP
6 22 (38.60%) DNS
6 22 (38.60%) SC Cleared
7 21 (36.84%) Windows Server 2003
8 19 (33.33%) Citrix
8 19 (33.33%) Compaq
8 19 (33.33%) ITIL
8 19 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 17 (29.82%) XenApp
9 17 (29.82%) MCSE
9 17 (29.82%) Microsoft Certification
10 16 (28.07%) webMethods
10 16 (28.07%) SQL
10 16 (28.07%) XenServer
10 16 (28.07%) XenDesktop
10 16 (28.07%) vSphere
11 15 (26.32%) Java
11 15 (26.32%) PL/SQL
12 14 (24.56%) SAP
12 14 (24.56%) Perl
12 14 (24.56%) VBA
12 14 (24.56%) Python
12 14 (24.56%) Software AG

Dell
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 (14.04%) SharePoint
2 6 (10.53%) SharePoint 2010
2 6 (10.53%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (7.02%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.75%) Apache
5 1 (1.75%) nginx
5 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 10 (17.54%) MS Excel
2 9 (15.79%) MS Office
3 3 (5.26%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (22.81%) ResourceLink
2 1 (1.75%) BPCS
Cloud Services
1 14 (24.56%) SaaS
2 13 (22.81%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (3.51%) PaaS
4 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.75%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 23 (40.35%) DHCP
2 22 (38.60%) DNS
3 12 (21.05%) SAN
4 6 (10.53%) TCP/IP
5 5 (8.77%) LAN
6 4 (7.02%) Wireless
6 4 (7.02%) WAN
6 4 (7.02%) VPN
7 3 (5.26%) VLAN
8 2 (3.51%) SMTP
8 2 (3.51%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (3.51%) Structured Cabling
9 1 (1.75%) 3G
9 1 (1.75%) VoIP
9 1 (1.75%) GPRS
9 1 (1.75%) LDAP
9 1 (1.75%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.75%) Network Security
9 1 (1.75%) Wireshark
9 1 (1.75%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.75%) MS Access
1 1 (1.75%) MySQL
1 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (3.51%) Local Government
2 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.75%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 12 (21.05%) Architect
2 8 (14.04%) Integration Architect
2 8 (14.04%) Server Engineer
3 7 (12.28%) Developer
4 4 (7.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (7.02%) Support Analyst
4 4 (7.02%) Support Engineer
4 4 (7.02%) Windows Server Engineer
4 4 (7.02%) Analyst
4 4 (7.02%) Storage Manager
5 3 (5.26%) Desktop Support
5 3 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (5.26%) Senior Manager
5 3 (5.26%) Server Support
5 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (3.51%) Server Support Engineer
6 2 (3.51%) IT Architect
6 2 (3.51%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (3.51%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (1.75%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.77%) Web Services
2 1 (1.75%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.02%) EqualLogic
2 3 (5.26%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (3.51%) PDA
3 2 (3.51%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.75%) Firmware
4 1 (1.75%) iPhone
4 1 (1.75%) Handset
4 1 (1.75%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 33 (57.89%) Windows
2 24 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (36.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (14.04%) Windows 7
5 7 (12.28%) Windows XP
6 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (5.26%) Windows 2000
6 3 (5.26%) UNIX
7 2 (3.51%) Windows Vista
7 2 (3.51%) Linux
7 2 (3.51%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (5.26%) Capacity Management
3 2 (3.51%) Performance Management
3 2 (3.51%) Project Management
3 2 (3.51%) Requirements Engineering
3 2 (3.51%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (1.75%) ITIL V2
4 1 (1.75%) High Availability
4 1 (1.75%) E-Commerce
4 1 (1.75%) Data Migration
4 1 (1.75%) Data Security
4 1 (1.75%) Migration
4 1 (1.75%) Content Management
4 1 (1.75%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (28.07%) SQL
2 15 (26.32%) Java
2 15 (26.32%) PL/SQL
3 14 (24.56%) Perl
3 14 (24.56%) VBA
3 14 (24.56%) Python
3 14 (24.56%) Shell Script
4 2 (3.51%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (42.11%) Security Cleared
2 22 (38.60%) SC Cleared
3 17 (29.82%) MCSE
3 17 (29.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (21.05%) Degree
5 1 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.75%) CCNA
5 1 (1.75%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) SLA
2 1 (1.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 23 (40.35%) Active Directory
2 19 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (29.82%) XenApp
4 16 (28.07%) XenServer
4 16 (28.07%) XenDesktop
4 16 (28.07%) vSphere
5 7 (12.28%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.75%) DFS Replication
6 1 (1.75%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (1.75%) ISA Server
6 1 (1.75%) Terminal Server
6 1 (1.75%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.75%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 5 (8.77%) NetBackup
2 4 (7.02%) SCOM
3 3 (5.26%) Backup Exec
4 2 (3.51%) WSUS
5 1 (1.75%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.75%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.75%) SCCM
5 1 (1.75%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 34 (59.65%) Microsoft
2 31 (54.39%) HP
3 24 (42.11%) VMware
4 19 (33.33%) Citrix
4 19 (33.33%) Compaq
5 16 (28.07%) webMethods
6 14 (24.56%) SAP
6 14 (24.56%) Software AG
7 8 (14.04%) NetApp
8 6 (10.53%) Cisco
8 6 (10.53%) IBM
9 5 (8.77%) SolarWinds
9 5 (8.77%) EMC
10 3 (5.26%) Symantec
10 3 (5.26%) McAfee
10 3 (5.26%) Brocade
10 3 (5.26%) Toshiba
11 2 (3.51%) 3PAR
12 1 (1.75%) MobileIron
12 1 (1.75%) Lumesse
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