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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dell
Rank 137 113 101
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -12
Contract jobs citing Dell 10 18 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.28% 0.60% 0.72%
As % of the Vendors category 0.60% 1.41% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 8
Average daily rate
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£350 £245 £269
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -8.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £730 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £250
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £19.50 £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £21.35 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.30% +12.34%
Dell
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
1671 1280 1144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 45.96% 42.50% 46.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 866 647 488
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 87 92
Average hourly rate £19.82 £16.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.84% -21.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.49 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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 - 4 £254 - 4
Lancashire +2 3 £301 +22.77%
Dell
England

Dell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 16 (55.17%) Microsoft
2 15 (51.72%) Windows
3 13 (44.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (37.93%) ITIL
5 10 (34.48%) HP
6 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (31.03%) VMware
7 8 (27.59%) SCCM
7 8 (27.59%) SuccessFactors
7 8 (27.59%) Boomi
8 7 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (24.14%) Active Directory
9 6 (20.69%) Citrix
9 6 (20.69%) XenServer
9 6 (20.69%) Server Building
10 5 (17.24%) Security Cleared
10 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (17.24%) Compaq
10 5 (17.24%) DHCP
10 5 (17.24%) DNS
10 5 (17.24%) MCSE
10 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
11 4 (13.79%) McAfee
11 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
11 4 (13.79%) MS Exchange
11 4 (13.79%) MS Office
11 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
11 4 (13.79%) SAN
11 4 (13.79%) XenDesktop
11 4 (13.79%) vSphere

Dell
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 (13.79%) SharePoint
1 4 (13.79%) MS Exchange
1 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (6.90%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (6.90%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (6.90%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
2 4 (13.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 8 (27.59%) SuccessFactors
1 8 (27.59%) Boomi
2 3 (10.34%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (6.90%) SaaS
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (3.45%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) DHCP
1 5 (17.24%) DNS
2 4 (13.79%) SAN
2 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
3 3 (10.34%) LAN
3 3 (10.34%) WAN
4 2 (6.90%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (3.45%) Network Security
5 1 (3.45%) DMZ
5 1 (3.45%) Internet
5 1 (3.45%) Firewall
General
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (17.24%) Analyst
2 4 (13.79%) Project Manager
2 4 (13.79%) Support Engineer
2 4 (13.79%) Integration Manager
2 4 (13.79%) Integration Project Manager
3 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (10.34%) Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Integration Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Support Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Technical Support
4 2 (6.90%) Technical Support Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Technical Leader
4 2 (6.90%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Server Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Wintel Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) AWS Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Replication
2 2 (6.90%) Blackberry
2 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) HP StoreVirtual
3 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) Clustering
3 1 (3.45%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 15 (51.72%) Windows
2 13 (44.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (10.34%) Windows 7
5 3 (10.34%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.45%) Linux
6 1 (3.45%) Windows 2000
6 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) ITIL
2 6 (20.69%) Server Building
3 3 (10.34%) Capacity Management
4 2 (6.90%) Content Management
4 2 (6.90%) SDLC
5 1 (3.45%) Project Planning
5 1 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.45%) System Testing
5 1 (3.45%) QMS
5 1 (3.45%) Network Management
5 1 (3.45%) High Availability
5 1 (3.45%) Test Strategy
5 1 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.45%) Coaching
5 1 (3.45%) Security Patching
5 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.45%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.45%) Migration
5 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.90%) Java
2 2 (6.90%) Perl
2 2 (6.90%) PL/SQL
2 2 (6.90%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) VBA
2 2 (6.90%) Python
2 2 (6.90%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) MCSE
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (17.24%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
2 3 (10.34%) MCP
3 2 (6.90%) Degree
4 1 (3.45%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (24.14%) Active Directory
1 7 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (20.69%) XenServer
3 4 (13.79%) XenDesktop
3 4 (13.79%) XenApp
3 4 (13.79%) vSphere
4 3 (10.34%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (10.34%) VMware ESX
4 3 (10.34%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.45%) Firmware
5 1 (3.45%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 8 (27.59%) SCCM
2 3 (10.34%) SCOM
2 3 (10.34%) SCOrch
3 2 (6.90%) Backup Exec
3 2 (6.90%) SCDPM
3 2 (6.90%) AirWatch
4 1 (3.45%) Nagios
4 1 (3.45%) Icinga
4 1 (3.45%) SCVMM
4 1 (3.45%) Cacti
Vendors
1 16 (55.17%) Microsoft
2 10 (34.48%) HP
3 9 (31.03%) VMware
4 6 (20.69%) Citrix
5 5 (17.24%) Compaq
6 4 (13.79%) McAfee
7 3 (10.34%) Veeam
7 3 (10.34%) SAP
8 2 (6.90%) Software AG
8 2 (6.90%) IronPort
8 2 (6.90%) Stellent
8 2 (6.90%) NetApp
8 2 (6.90%) webMethods
9 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
9 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds
9 1 (3.45%) CommVault
9 1 (3.45%) Cisco
9 1 (3.45%) EMC