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 30 September 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.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dell
Rank 122 110 104
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -6
Contract jobs citing Dell 26 10 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.80% 0.39% 0.81%
As % of the Vendors category 1.75% 0.89% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 7
Median daily rate £263 £360 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.98% +19.83%
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £305 £288
% change year-on-year
+3.27% +6.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Median hourly rate £46.00 £13.45 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+242.00% -25.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.40 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+14.58% -36.00%
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 West Midlands region.

Vendors Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1488 1126 1274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 46.03% 44.38% 49.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 806 537 600
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £588 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 79 100
Median hourly rate £17.12 £15.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.13% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £31.55 £29.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00

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 30 September 2016.

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
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 30 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Worcestershire +3 8 £240 -40.00%
Staffordshire +2 6 £500 -
Birmingham -8 3 £263 -8.69% 2
Shropshire - 1 £320 -
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England

Dell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, 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 36 (78.26%) Windows
2 30 (65.22%) Microsoft
3 29 (63.04%) Windows Server
4 24 (52.17%) Active Directory
5 23 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (47.83%) HP
7 18 (39.13%) Cisco
7 18 (39.13%) ITIL
8 17 (36.96%) MS Exchange
9 16 (34.78%) VMware
10 15 (32.61%) Blackberry
10 15 (32.61%) SC Cleared
10 15 (32.61%) Security Cleared
11 14 (30.43%) Windows Server 2003
11 14 (30.43%) Citrix
12 13 (28.26%) Windows XP
13 12 (26.09%) DHCP
13 12 (26.09%) MS Office
13 12 (26.09%) SAN
13 12 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2003
14 11 (23.91%) Firewall
14 11 (23.91%) DNS
15 10 (21.74%) SQL Server
15 10 (21.74%) Avaya
15 10 (21.74%) Hyper-V
16 9 (19.57%) NAS
16 9 (19.57%) VMware Infrastructure
16 9 (19.57%) Windows Server 2012
16 9 (19.57%) Data Centre
16 9 (19.57%) Linux

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 17 (36.96%) MS Exchange
2 12 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2003
3 7 (15.22%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (4.35%) IBM Notes
5 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
5 2 (4.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (26.09%) MS Office
2 3 (6.52%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.35%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Data Lake Analytics
1 2 (4.35%) Google Apps
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.17%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 12 (26.09%) DHCP
1 12 (26.09%) SAN
2 11 (23.91%) DNS
2 11 (23.91%) Firewall
3 9 (19.57%) NAS
4 8 (17.39%) VLAN
4 8 (17.39%) Wireless
5 7 (15.22%) Cisco IOS
5 7 (15.22%) Internet
5 7 (15.22%) IP Telephony
6 4 (8.70%) LAN
6 4 (8.70%) VPN
6 4 (8.70%) WAN
7 3 (6.52%) BGP
7 3 (6.52%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (6.52%) IPsec
7 3 (6.52%) Network Security
7 3 (6.52%) OSPF
7 3 (6.52%) VoIP
7 3 (6.52%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (6.52%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (6.52%) Power BI
4 2 (4.35%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (4.35%) Data Lake
4 2 (4.35%) HDInsight
4 2 (4.35%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.35%) MySQL
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 4 (8.70%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 11 (23.91%) Support Engineer
2 8 (17.39%) Administrator
2 8 (17.39%) Analyst
3 6 (13.04%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 6 (13.04%) 3rd Line Support
3 6 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) Citrix Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) Citrix Support
4 5 (10.87%) Citrix Support Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) Desktop Analyst
4 5 (10.87%) VMware Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) VMware Support Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (8.70%) Architect
5 4 (8.70%) Network Administrator
5 4 (8.70%) Senior Network Administrator
6 3 (6.52%) Desktop Support
6 3 (6.52%) Network Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (32.61%) Blackberry
2 9 (19.57%) Data Centre
3 8 (17.39%) PDA
4 6 (13.04%) CESG
5 5 (10.87%) Virtual Team
6 3 (6.52%) Fat Client
6 3 (6.52%) Statistics
6 3 (6.52%) Thin Client
7 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (4.35%) Clustering
7 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
8 1 (2.17%) Data Integration
8 1 (2.17%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (2.17%) LPAR
8 1 (2.17%) NHS
8 1 (2.17%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 36 (78.26%) Windows
2 29 (63.04%) Windows Server
3 23 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (30.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (28.26%) Windows XP
6 9 (19.57%) Linux
6 9 (19.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (17.39%) Unix
8 7 (15.22%) Android
9 6 (13.04%) Windows 7
10 5 (10.87%) Solaris
11 4 (8.70%) CentOS
11 4 (8.70%) Data ONTAP
12 3 (6.52%) SUSE
13 1 (2.17%) AIX
13 1 (2.17%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (39.13%) ITIL
2 9 (19.57%) Service Management
3 5 (10.87%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 5 (10.87%) Patch Management
3 5 (10.87%) Project Planning
4 4 (8.70%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (8.70%) Project Management
4 4 (8.70%) Server Building
5 3 (6.52%) ITSM
5 3 (6.52%) Migration
5 3 (6.52%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.35%) Analytics
6 2 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (4.35%) Change Management
6 2 (4.35%) Configuration Management
6 2 (4.35%) Contingency Planning
6 2 (4.35%) Machine Learning
6 2 (4.35%) Software Deployment
6 2 (4.35%) System Testing
7 1 (2.17%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.70%) SQL
2 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.17%) Jython
2 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (32.61%) SC Cleared
1 15 (32.61%) Security Cleared
2 7 (15.22%) MOS
3 4 (8.70%) CCDP
3 4 (8.70%) CCNA
3 4 (8.70%) CCNP
3 4 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (8.70%) JNCIA
3 4 (8.70%) JNCIP
4 2 (4.35%) MCP
4 2 (4.35%) MCSE
4 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.35%) VCP5
4 2 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.17%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (52.17%) Active Directory
2 10 (21.74%) Hyper-V
3 9 (19.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (17.39%) XenDesktop
5 7 (15.22%) XenApp
6 6 (13.04%) VMware Server
7 5 (10.87%) XenServer
8 4 (8.70%) vSphere
9 3 (6.52%) Terminal Server
10 2 (4.35%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (13.04%) SCCM
2 2 (4.35%) AirWatch
2 2 (4.35%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (2.17%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.17%) BladeLogic
3 1 (2.17%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 1 (2.17%) Puppet
3 1 (2.17%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 30 (65.22%) Microsoft
2 22 (47.83%) HP
3 18 (39.13%) Cisco
4 16 (34.78%) VMware
5 14 (30.43%) Citrix
6 10 (21.74%) Avaya
7 7 (15.22%) LANDesk
7 7 (15.22%) Toshiba
8 6 (13.04%) CheckPoint
8 6 (13.04%) Dell Compellent
8 6 (13.04%) IBM
9 5 (10.87%) NetApp
10 4 (8.70%) Juniper
10 4 (8.70%) Red Hat
11 3 (6.52%) 3Com
12 2 (4.35%) Google
12 2 (4.35%) Kaspersky
12 2 (4.35%) Oracle
13 1 (2.17%) SAP
13 1 (2.17%) Sun