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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dell
Rank 117 110 108
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Contract jobs citing Dell 17 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.59% 0.51% 0.30%
As % of the Vendors category 1.21% 1.07% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 4
Median daily rate £240 £125 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+92.00% -57.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £95 £125 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £260 £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £315 £263
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £30.00 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +110.52%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+27.77% -10.00%
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
1400 1211 1145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.59% 47.94% 49.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 753 709 530
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.40% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 74 82
Median hourly rate £13.87 £21.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.22% +45.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.03 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £31.25 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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
Dudley +5 5 £95 -24.00%
Birmingham +6 4 £330 +164.00% 1
Worcestershire -10 2 £400 - 1
Halesowen - 2 £240 -
Coventry -3 1 £500 -
West Bromwich - 1 - -
Dell
England

Dell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 24 (85.71%) Windows
2 19 (67.86%) Microsoft
3 13 (46.43%) Windows XP
3 13 (46.43%) Windows 7
4 12 (42.86%) ITIL
4 12 (42.86%) Active Directory
5 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (35.71%) Windows Server
6 9 (32.14%) Citrix
7 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (28.57%) HP
7 8 (28.57%) Migration
8 7 (25.00%) Finance
8 7 (25.00%) Cisco
8 7 (25.00%) MS Office
8 7 (25.00%) SC Cleared
8 7 (25.00%) Security Cleared
9 6 (21.43%) SCCM
9 6 (21.43%) Data Centre
10 5 (17.86%) Hyper-V
10 5 (17.86%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (17.86%) Remote Desktop
10 5 (17.86%) IBM
10 5 (17.86%) MS Exchange
10 5 (17.86%) Sophos
10 5 (17.86%) Service Management
11 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (14.29%) Internet
11 4 (14.29%) SQL Server

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 5 (17.86%) MS Exchange
2 4 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (10.71%) IBM Notes
4 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (3.57%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 7 (25.00%) MS Office
2 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.14%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.57%) Acrobat
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Google Apps
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) Remote Desktop
2 4 (14.29%) Internet
3 3 (10.71%) Firewall
3 3 (10.71%) LAN
3 3 (10.71%) WAN
3 3 (10.71%) Wireless
4 2 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (7.14%) IP Telephony
4 2 (7.14%) SAN
5 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 7 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Banking
3 3 (10.71%) Law
3 3 (10.71%) Legal
4 1 (3.57%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Analyst
1 7 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Desktop Analyst
2 5 (17.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (10.71%) Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) Coordinator
4 3 (10.71%) Deployment Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Desktop Support
4 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Support
4 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) PC Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Service Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Exchange Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Messaging Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Messaging Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Server Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Server Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.71%) Blackberry
2 3 (10.71%) Statistics
3 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.57%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (3.57%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 24 (85.71%) Windows
2 13 (46.43%) Windows 7
2 13 (46.43%) Windows XP
3 10 (35.71%) Windows Server
3 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (7.14%) Android
6 2 (7.14%) CentOS
6 2 (7.14%) Data ONTAP
6 2 (7.14%) Linux
6 2 (7.14%) Unix
7 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
7 1 (3.57%) Solaris
7 1 (3.57%) Windows 2000
7 1 (3.57%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) ITIL
2 8 (28.57%) Migration
3 5 (17.86%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (17.86%) Service Management
4 3 (10.71%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (10.71%) Project Management
4 3 (10.71%) Server Building
4 3 (10.71%) Service Delivery
4 3 (10.71%) Time Management
5 2 (7.14%) Change Management
5 2 (7.14%) Configuration Management
5 2 (7.14%) Contingency Planning
5 2 (7.14%) ITSM
5 2 (7.14%) Software Deployment
5 2 (7.14%) System Testing
6 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.57%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 7 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (7.14%) MCP
3 2 (7.14%) MCSE
3 2 (7.14%) MOS
3 2 (7.14%) VCP5
3 2 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) SLA
2 2 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 5 (17.86%) Hyper-V
3 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.14%) vSphere
4 1 (3.57%) VMware Server
4 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) SCCM
2 2 (7.14%) AirWatch
3 1 (3.57%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.57%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 19 (67.86%) Microsoft
2 9 (32.14%) Citrix
3 8 (28.57%) HP
4 7 (25.00%) Cisco
5 5 (17.86%) IBM
5 5 (17.86%) Sophos
6 3 (10.71%) Dell Compellent
6 3 (10.71%) Symantec
6 3 (10.71%) VMware
7 2 (7.14%) Avaya
7 2 (7.14%) Google
7 2 (7.14%) IronPort
7 2 (7.14%) Kaspersky
7 2 (7.14%) LANDesk
7 2 (7.14%) Lotus
7 2 (7.14%) NetApp
7 2 (7.14%) Red Hat
7 2 (7.14%) RightFax
7 2 (7.14%) Toshiba
8 1 (3.57%) Apple