The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Dell products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Dell over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dell
Rank 217 198 199
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +1
Contract jobs citing Dell 31 34 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.33% 0.39% 0.54%
As % of the Vendors category 0.71% 0.80% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 18 13
Average daily rate
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£235 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £150 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £342 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £223 £313
% change year-on-year
+23.59% -28.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 4
Average hourly rate £42.50 £20.00 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.50% +50.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £19.20 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £22.00 £14.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £22.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+0.84% +55.17%
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 South East region.

Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4373 4271 4879
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.07% 48.83% 49.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2269 2161 2121
Average daily rate £350 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 245 263 294
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

Dell
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Dell across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Dell Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Dell
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Dell across the South East region.

Dell Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Dell
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Dell across the South East region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Dell Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Dell
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Dell across the South East region.

Dell Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Dell
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Dell across the South East region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Dell Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Dell
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Dell within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
Berkshire +8 9 £290 +58.90% 3
Hampshire -13 7 £375 +13.62% 1
West Sussex +4 6 £125 -37.50% 2
Surrey -4 4 £331 +12.28% 9
Oxfordshire -3 2 £338 +3.84% 3
Buckinghamshire -3 1 £235 -27.69% 3
East Sussex -7 1 - - 2
Kent - - - -
Sussex - - - -
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England

Dell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 46 (73.02%) Windows
2 31 (49.21%) HP
3 30 (47.62%) Microsoft
4 26 (41.27%) Active Directory
4 26 (41.27%) VMware
5 24 (38.10%) Windows 7
6 23 (36.51%) ITIL
7 22 (34.92%) Windows Server 2008
8 20 (31.75%) Cisco
8 20 (31.75%) Windows XP
9 19 (30.16%) VMware Infrastructure
10 17 (26.98%) Linux
11 16 (25.40%) MS Office
11 16 (25.40%) SQL
11 16 (25.40%) SAN
12 15 (23.81%) DNS
12 15 (23.81%) vSphere
13 14 (22.22%) EMC
14 13 (20.63%) TCP/IP
14 13 (20.63%) Windows Server 2003
15 12 (19.05%) IBM
16 11 (17.46%) Firewall
16 11 (17.46%) NetApp
16 11 (17.46%) Security Cleared
17 9 (14.29%) Oracle
17 9 (14.29%) MS Excel
18 8 (12.70%) MS Exchange
18 8 (12.70%) Red Hat
18 8 (12.70%) Cisco Certification
18 8 (12.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Dell
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 (12.70%) MS Exchange
2 6 (9.52%) WebLogic
2 6 (9.52%) IIS
3 5 (7.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (7.94%) WebSphere
3 5 (7.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (6.35%) IBM Notes
5 3 (4.76%) SharePoint
6 2 (3.17%) Lotus Domino
6 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.59%) Confluence
7 1 (1.59%) Apache
7 1 (1.59%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.59%) SAS
Applications
1 16 (25.40%) MS Office
2 9 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (3.17%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.59%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Changepoint
1 1 (1.59%) ResourceLink
1 1 (1.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.76%) SaaS
2 2 (3.17%) Office 365
3 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.59%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 16 (25.40%) SAN
2 15 (23.81%) DNS
3 13 (20.63%) TCP/IP
4 11 (17.46%) Firewall
5 6 (9.52%) LDAP
5 6 (9.52%) DHCP
5 6 (9.52%) Internet
6 5 (7.94%) Kerberos
6 5 (7.94%) VPN
7 3 (4.76%) Wireless
7 3 (4.76%) iSCSI
7 3 (4.76%) Intranet
7 3 (4.76%) VoIP
7 3 (4.76%) WAN
8 2 (3.17%) Radio Access Network
8 2 (3.17%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (3.17%) LAN
8 2 (3.17%) HTTP
8 2 (3.17%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.59%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.52%) Oracle Database
3 5 (7.94%) SQLPlus
4 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.59%) Subversion
2 1 (1.59%) JIRA
2 1 (1.59%) Selenium
2 1 (1.59%) Ant
2 1 (1.59%) IntelliJ
2 1 (1.59%) Hudson
2 1 (1.59%) Gradle
2 1 (1.59%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.59%) Apache Ivy
General
1 6 (9.52%) Telecoms
1 6 (9.52%) Finance
2 3 (4.76%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.76%) Retail
3 2 (3.17%) Banking
4 1 (1.59%) Electronics
4 1 (1.59%) Marketing
4 1 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (15.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (14.29%) Desktop Support
2 9 (14.29%) Analyst
3 8 (12.70%) Support Analyst
4 7 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (9.52%) Administrator
5 6 (9.52%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (9.52%) Architect
6 5 (7.94%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 5 (7.94%) Desktop Analyst
7 4 (6.35%) Storage Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) Technical Architect
8 3 (4.76%) Support Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Backup Engineer
9 2 (3.17%) 3rd Line Support
9 2 (3.17%) Systems Engineer
9 2 (3.17%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (3.17%) Coordinator
9 2 (3.17%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.94%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (1.59%) Software Packaging
2 1 (1.59%) X-Windows
2 1 (1.59%) CPAN
2 1 (1.59%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.94%) HACMP
1 5 (7.94%) Blackberry
2 4 (6.35%) Clustering
3 3 (4.76%) CLARiiON
3 3 (4.76%) EMC Centera
3 3 (4.76%) iPhone
3 3 (4.76%) Celerra
4 2 (3.17%) EqualLogic
4 2 (3.17%) iPad
4 2 (3.17%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (3.17%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.59%) Replication
5 1 (1.59%) Handset
5 1 (1.59%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.59%) Statistics
5 1 (1.59%) Wiki
5 1 (1.59%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.59%) EPoS
5 1 (1.59%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.59%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 46 (73.02%) Windows
2 24 (38.10%) Windows 7
3 22 (34.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (31.75%) Windows XP
5 17 (26.98%) Linux
6 13 (20.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (12.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (9.52%) AIX
10 5 (7.94%) Oracle Linux
10 5 (7.94%) UNIX
11 2 (3.17%) Windows 8
11 2 (3.17%) Windows Phone
11 2 (3.17%) SUSE
12 1 (1.59%) CentOS
12 1 (1.59%) Windows Vista
12 1 (1.59%) Android
12 1 (1.59%) Mac OS X
12 1 (1.59%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (36.51%) ITIL
2 8 (12.70%) Root Cause Analysis
2 8 (12.70%) Performance Monitoring
3 7 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (7.94%) Document Management
5 3 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (4.76%) Service Management
5 3 (4.76%) Service Desk Management
6 2 (3.17%) E-Commerce
6 2 (3.17%) ERP
6 2 (3.17%) Problem Management
6 2 (3.17%) Asset Management
6 2 (3.17%) Change Management
7 1 (1.59%) Business Continuity
7 1 (1.59%) Information Security
7 1 (1.59%) Programme Management
7 1 (1.59%) Migration
7 1 (1.59%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (1.59%) Network Design
7 1 (1.59%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 16 (25.40%) SQL
2 6 (9.52%) PL/SQL
3 5 (7.94%) C
4 3 (4.76%) Java
5 2 (3.17%) Perl
5 2 (3.17%) VBScript
5 2 (3.17%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.17%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.59%) Korn
6 1 (1.59%) Ruby
6 1 (1.59%) C-shell
6 1 (1.59%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.59%) Python
6 1 (1.59%) VB
6 1 (1.59%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (17.46%) Security Cleared
2 8 (12.70%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 6 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (7.94%) CCNA
6 4 (6.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (4.76%) MCSE
8 2 (3.17%) CCNP
8 2 (3.17%) MCP
8 2 (3.17%) A+ Certification
8 2 (3.17%) Dell Certification
8 2 (3.17%) Degree
8 2 (3.17%) DCSE
9 1 (1.59%) JNCIA
9 1 (1.59%) JNCIS
9 1 (1.59%) JNCIP
9 1 (1.59%) VCP4
9 1 (1.59%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.59%) CCDA
9 1 (1.59%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) SLA
2 1 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.59%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 26 (41.27%) Active Directory
2 19 (30.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (23.81%) vSphere
4 8 (12.70%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (11.11%) Hyper-V
6 5 (7.94%) OCFS2
7 4 (6.35%) XenApp
8 2 (3.17%) KVM
8 2 (3.17%) VMware ESX
9 1 (1.59%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.59%) Sendmail
9 1 (1.59%) Xen
9 1 (1.59%) NFS
9 1 (1.59%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (12.70%) WSUS
2 5 (7.94%) SCCM
3 4 (6.35%) Backup Exec
4 3 (4.76%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (4.76%) SCOM
5 2 (3.17%) SCVMM
5 2 (3.17%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.59%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (1.59%) YUM
6 1 (1.59%) Windows Storage Server
6 1 (1.59%) Nagios
6 1 (1.59%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.59%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (1.59%) Puppet
6 1 (1.59%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (1.59%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 31 (49.21%) HP
2 30 (47.62%) Microsoft
3 26 (41.27%) VMware
4 20 (31.75%) Cisco
5 14 (22.22%) EMC
6 12 (19.05%) IBM
7 11 (17.46%) NetApp
8 9 (14.29%) Oracle
9 8 (12.70%) Red Hat
10 7 (11.11%) Citrix
11 6 (9.52%) Sun
12 5 (7.94%) JBoss
13 4 (6.35%) Lotus
14 3 (4.76%) CheckPoint
14 3 (4.76%) Symantec
14 3 (4.76%) McAfee
14 3 (4.76%) SAP
15 2 (3.17%) F5
15 2 (3.17%) CommVault
15 2 (3.17%) Avaya
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