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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Dell over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dell
Rank 102 104 98
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Contract jobs citing Dell 9 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.42% 0.34% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 0.85% 0.71% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 2
Average daily rate
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£225 £325 £95
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% +242.10%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £280 £300
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Average hourly rate £18.28 £12.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.24% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.68 £14.00 £18.90
% change year-on-year
+19.10% -25.92%
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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
1056 988 888
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.73% 47.39% 48.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 556 480 365
Average daily rate £350 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £218 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 55 107
Average hourly rate £16.41 £17.48 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.09% -33.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.88 £25.45 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

Dell
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Dell across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 26 January 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Dell within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015. 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
Worcestershire -1 4 £225 -35.71%
Birmingham -4 2 £300 - 3
Warwickshire - 1 - - 1
Coventry - - - - 1
Dudley - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Walsall - - - -
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England

Dell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 21 (87.50%) Windows
2 13 (54.17%) HP
2 13 (54.17%) VMware
3 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 11 (45.83%) SCCM
5 10 (41.67%) Active Directory
6 9 (37.50%) DNS
6 9 (37.50%) Citrix
6 9 (37.50%) DHCP
6 9 (37.50%) MS Office
7 8 (33.33%) Windows 7
8 7 (29.17%) SAN
8 7 (29.17%) MS Exchange
9 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (25.00%) Blackberry
9 6 (25.00%) Migration
9 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (25.00%) NAS
9 6 (25.00%) XenApp
9 6 (25.00%) XenServer
9 6 (25.00%) XenDesktop
9 6 (25.00%) PDA
9 6 (25.00%) VLAN
9 6 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
9 6 (25.00%) VMware Server
9 6 (25.00%) SC Cleared
9 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
9 6 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
10 4 (16.67%) Project Planning

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Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 7 (29.17%) MS Exchange
2 6 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.17%) IBM Notes
3 1 (4.17%) Apache
Applications
1 9 (37.50%) MS Office
2 1 (4.17%) Acrobat
2 1 (4.17%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (37.50%) DNS
1 9 (37.50%) DHCP
2 7 (29.17%) SAN
3 6 (25.00%) VLAN
3 6 (25.00%) NAS
4 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.17%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MSI
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Support Engineer
2 7 (29.17%) 3rd Line Support
3 6 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 6 (25.00%) VMware Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Server Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) IT Support
6 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Data Centre Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Migration Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Team Leader
7 1 (4.17%) IT Support Technician
7 1 (4.17%) IT Support Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Citrix Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Server Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (4.17%) Administrator
7 1 (4.17%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) PDA
1 6 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (12.50%) Device Driver
3 1 (4.17%) CLARiiON
3 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.17%) iPhone
3 1 (4.17%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 21 (87.50%) Windows
2 8 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (12.50%) Linux
5 2 (8.33%) UNIX
6 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
6 1 (4.17%) HPUX
6 1 (4.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Migration
2 4 (16.67%) Project Planning
3 3 (12.50%) Data Migration
4 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (8.33%) System Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Resource Management
5 1 (4.17%) ITIL
5 1 (4.17%) CRM
5 1 (4.17%) CAD
5 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.17%) Change Management
5 1 (4.17%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) VB
1 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 3 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (4.17%) VBScript
3 1 (4.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.17%) MCDST
3 1 (4.17%) MCITP
3 1 (4.17%) Degree
3 1 (4.17%) MCSE
3 1 (4.17%) CCNP
3 1 (4.17%) CCNA
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 10 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (25.00%) VMware Server
2 6 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (25.00%) XenApp
2 6 (25.00%) XenServer
2 6 (25.00%) XenDesktop
3 4 (16.67%) vSphere
4 3 (12.50%) Hyper-V
5 1 (4.17%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 11 (45.83%) SCCM
2 3 (12.50%) Sysprep
2 3 (12.50%) WMI
3 1 (4.17%) NetBackup
3 1 (4.17%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) VMware
1 13 (54.17%) HP
2 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (37.50%) Citrix
4 2 (8.33%) Sun
5 1 (4.17%) Compaq
5 1 (4.17%) EMC
5 1 (4.17%) Brocade
5 1 (4.17%) Veeam
5 1 (4.17%) FalconStor
5 1 (4.17%) Lotus
5 1 (4.17%) Apple
5 1 (4.17%) Symantec
5 1 (4.17%) Sophos
5 1 (4.17%) Adobe
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco
5 1 (4.17%) IBM