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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dell
Rank 130 132 105
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -27
Contract jobs citing Dell 22 10 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.58% 0.31% 0.87%
As % of the Vendors category 1.41% 0.67% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 3
Average daily rate £300 £219 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.14% -27.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £140 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £725 £354
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £305 £238
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +28.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £16.61 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+104.69% +7.16%
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
1562 1496 1206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 41.08% 46.23% 43.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 846 754 570
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £223 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 98 77
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.00 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.23 £11.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £49.50 £42.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.38 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+27.85% +6.06%

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
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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -13 9 £313 +108.33% 7
Cheshire +1 8 £281 -37.50%
Lancashire - 4 £250 -
Dell
England

Dell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (87.18%) Windows
2 24 (61.54%) VMware
3 22 (56.41%) Microsoft
4 18 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
5 17 (43.59%) HP
5 17 (43.59%) MS Office
6 16 (41.03%) Active Directory
7 15 (38.46%) Citrix
7 15 (38.46%) Windows 7
8 14 (35.90%) Windows XP
9 13 (33.33%) Cisco
10 11 (28.21%) MS Exchange
10 11 (28.21%) MS Excel
10 11 (28.21%) MS PowerPoint
11 10 (25.64%) SharePoint
11 10 (25.64%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (23.08%) vSphere
12 9 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2013
12 9 (23.08%) Windows Server
12 9 (23.08%) IBM
12 9 (23.08%) Migration
13 8 (20.51%) Clustering
13 8 (20.51%) Programme Management
13 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2003
13 8 (20.51%) Sun
13 8 (20.51%) WAN
13 8 (20.51%) DHCP
13 8 (20.51%) DNS
13 8 (20.51%) AIX
13 8 (20.51%) HPUX

Dell
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 11 (28.21%) MS Exchange
2 10 (25.64%) SharePoint
3 9 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (20.51%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (17.95%) Skype for Business
6 5 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 17 (43.59%) MS Office
2 11 (28.21%) MS Excel
2 11 (28.21%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (5.13%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.82%) Office 365
2 1 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.51%) DHCP
1 8 (20.51%) DNS
1 8 (20.51%) WAN
2 4 (10.26%) VoIP
3 2 (5.13%) Firewall
4 1 (2.56%) Internet
4 1 (2.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (12.82%) MSI
General
1 4 (10.26%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.56%) Banking
2 1 (2.56%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 16 (41.03%) Analyst
2 9 (23.08%) Architect
3 8 (20.51%) Infrastructure Architect
4 7 (17.95%) IT Architect
4 7 (17.95%) IT Infrastructure Architect
4 7 (17.95%) Support Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) Messaging Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) Project Analyst
7 3 (7.69%) Messaging Support
7 3 (7.69%) Messaging Support Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Consultant
8 2 (5.13%) Hyper-V Architect
8 2 (5.13%) Server Support
8 2 (5.13%) VMware Architect
9 1 (2.56%) 3rd Line Support
9 1 (2.56%) Exchange Consultant
9 1 (2.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 1 (2.56%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 1 (2.56%) Solutions Architect
9 1 (2.56%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Clustering
1 8 (20.51%) Data Centre
1 8 (20.51%) FlexPod
1 8 (20.51%) VCE vBlock
2 3 (7.69%) Blackberry
2 3 (7.69%) Life Science
3 1 (2.56%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (2.56%) Internet of Things
3 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.56%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 34 (87.18%) Windows
2 15 (38.46%) Windows 7
3 14 (35.90%) Windows XP
4 10 (25.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (23.08%) Windows Server
6 8 (20.51%) AIX
6 8 (20.51%) HPUX
6 8 (20.51%) Linux
6 8 (20.51%) Solaris
6 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.08%) Migration
2 8 (20.51%) Programme Management
3 7 (17.95%) Application Discovery
4 5 (12.82%) ITIL
5 4 (10.26%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (7.69%) Application Rationalisation
6 3 (7.69%) Content Management
7 2 (5.13%) Application Packaging
8 1 (2.56%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.56%) Business Analysis
8 1 (2.56%) Business Transformation
8 1 (2.56%) Coaching
8 1 (2.56%) Data Analysis
8 1 (2.56%) Line Management
8 1 (2.56%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.51%) PowerShell
2 4 (10.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) MCSE
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.13%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 18 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (41.03%) Active Directory
3 9 (23.08%) vSphere
4 8 (20.51%) Hyper-V
4 8 (20.51%) XenApp
4 8 (20.51%) XenDesktop
4 8 (20.51%) XenServer
5 5 (12.82%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (10.26%) Brightmail
7 1 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 3 (7.69%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 24 (61.54%) VMware
2 22 (56.41%) Microsoft
3 17 (43.59%) HP
4 15 (38.46%) Citrix
5 13 (33.33%) Cisco
6 9 (23.08%) IBM
7 8 (20.51%) IronPort
7 8 (20.51%) Sun
8 7 (17.95%) Compaq
8 7 (17.95%) ThinPrint
9 5 (12.82%) Symantec
10 3 (7.69%) Intel Security
10 3 (7.69%) Stellent
11 2 (5.13%) EMC
12 1 (2.56%) Hitachi
12 1 (2.56%) NetApp
12 1 (2.56%) RightFax
12 1 (2.56%) SAP
12 1 (2.56%) WatchGuard