The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Dell products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Dell over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 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.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Dell
England / West Midlands
Rank 110 105 100
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Contract jobs citing Dell 15 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.62% 0.54% 0.37%
As % of the Vendors category 1.36% 1.17% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 5
Median daily rate £425 £300 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% +33.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £308 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
-5.38% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Median hourly rate £27.50 £14.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.42% -11.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £14.00 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £14.00 £27.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £14.75 £16.85
% change year-on-year
+25.42% -12.46%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Vendors Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1099 1113 1036
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 45.62% 46.41% 48.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 612 545 543
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £211 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 42 99
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £10.61 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £23.70 £28.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +33.65%

Dell
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Dell as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Dell Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Dell
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Dell Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Dell
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Dell across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

Dell Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Dell
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Dell Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Dell
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Dell across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

Dell Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Dell
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Dell within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham 0 9 £425 +112.50%
Warwickshire - 4 £400 -
Worcestershire - 1 - -
Dell
England

Dell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Dell also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Dell.

1 24 (64.86%) Windows
1 24 (64.86%) HP
2 20 (54.05%) SAN
2 20 (54.05%) Windows Server
3 19 (51.35%) ITIL
4 18 (48.65%) Microsoft
4 18 (48.65%) Active Directory
5 16 (43.24%) MS Exchange
6 14 (37.84%) Linux
6 14 (37.84%) Blackberry
6 14 (37.84%) VMware
7 12 (32.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (32.43%) IBM
7 12 (32.43%) Migration
8 11 (29.73%) Incident Management
8 11 (29.73%) Exchange Server 2003
8 11 (29.73%) Problem Management
8 11 (29.73%) VMware Infrastructure
8 11 (29.73%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (29.73%) Cisco
8 11 (29.73%) Citrix
8 11 (29.73%) Change Management
8 11 (29.73%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (27.03%) Avaya
10 9 (24.32%) EMC
10 9 (24.32%) Network Security
10 9 (24.32%) Hyper-V
10 9 (24.32%) Escalation Management
11 8 (21.62%) NAS
11 8 (21.62%) Security Cleared

Dell
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (43.24%) MS Exchange
2 11 (29.73%) Exchange Server 2003
3 7 (18.92%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.70%) IBM Domino
5 1 (2.70%) IBM Notes
5 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) MS Office
2 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Boomi
2 1 (2.70%) Office 365
2 1 (2.70%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 20 (54.05%) SAN
2 9 (24.32%) Network Security
3 8 (21.62%) DHCP
3 8 (21.62%) NAS
4 7 (18.92%) Cisco IOS
4 7 (18.92%) DNS
4 7 (18.92%) IP Telephony
4 7 (18.92%) VLAN
5 4 (10.81%) Firewall
6 1 (2.70%) HTTP
6 1 (2.70%) HTTPS
6 1 (2.70%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.70%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.70%) Power BI
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.70%) JIRA
General
1 7 (18.92%) Telecoms
2 5 (13.51%) Electronics
3 4 (10.81%) Finance
3 4 (10.81%) Manufacturing
3 4 (10.81%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (35.14%) Architect
2 9 (24.32%) Technical Architect
3 7 (18.92%) Support Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (10.81%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Citrix Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Citrix Support
4 4 (10.81%) Citrix Support Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Storage Architect
4 4 (10.81%) VMware Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) VMware Support Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (8.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Network Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Server Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Cisco Network Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (37.84%) Blackberry
2 11 (29.73%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (18.92%) PDA
4 6 (16.22%) Data Centre
5 5 (13.51%) CLARiiON
5 5 (13.51%) Computer Science
5 5 (13.51%) Symmetrix DMX
6 4 (10.81%) Virtual Team
7 3 (8.11%) Fat Client
7 3 (8.11%) HP Storage
7 3 (8.11%) Thin Client
8 1 (2.70%) CMDB
8 1 (2.70%) Data Integration
8 1 (2.70%) Learning Management System
8 1 (2.70%) LPAR
8 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
8 1 (2.70%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 24 (64.86%) Windows
2 20 (54.05%) Windows Server
3 14 (37.84%) Linux
4 12 (32.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (29.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (21.62%) Windows XP
7 7 (18.92%) Android
7 7 (18.92%) Unix
8 4 (10.81%) Solaris
9 3 (8.11%) SUSE
10 2 (5.41%) Windows 7
11 1 (2.70%) AIX
11 1 (2.70%) HPUX
11 1 (2.70%) Windows 10
11 1 (2.70%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (2.70%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (51.35%) ITIL
2 12 (32.43%) Migration
3 11 (29.73%) Change Management
3 11 (29.73%) Incident Management
3 11 (29.73%) Problem Management
4 9 (24.32%) Escalation Management
5 7 (18.92%) Service Management
6 6 (16.22%) Technical Analysis
7 5 (13.51%) Product Management
7 5 (13.51%) Trend Analysis
7 5 (13.51%) Workflow
8 4 (10.81%) Knowledge Management
8 4 (10.81%) Patch Management
9 3 (8.11%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (8.11%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (8.11%) Mentoring
9 3 (8.11%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (5.41%) Change Control
10 2 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (5.41%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.22%) SQL
2 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.70%) Jython
2 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (21.62%) SC Cleared
1 8 (21.62%) Security Cleared
2 7 (18.92%) MOS
3 5 (13.51%) Degree
4 1 (2.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.22%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (48.65%) Active Directory
2 11 (29.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (24.32%) Hyper-V
4 6 (16.22%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (16.22%) VMware ESX
5 5 (13.51%) SRDF
6 4 (10.81%) VMware Server
6 4 (10.81%) XenApp
6 4 (10.81%) XenDesktop
6 4 (10.81%) XenServer
7 3 (8.11%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) SCCM
2 1 (2.70%) BladeLogic
2 1 (2.70%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 1 (2.70%) Puppet
2 1 (2.70%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 24 (64.86%) HP
2 18 (48.65%) Microsoft
3 14 (37.84%) VMware
4 12 (32.43%) IBM
5 11 (29.73%) Cisco
5 11 (29.73%) Citrix
6 10 (27.03%) Avaya
7 9 (24.32%) EMC
8 7 (18.92%) LANDesk
8 7 (18.92%) NetApp
8 7 (18.92%) Toshiba
9 6 (16.22%) 3PAR
10 5 (13.51%) Brocade
10 5 (13.51%) Oracle
11 4 (10.81%) CheckPoint
12 3 (8.11%) 3Com
12 3 (8.11%) SAP
13 2 (5.41%) Dell Compellent
13 2 (5.41%) Veritas
14 1 (2.70%) Lotus