The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the West Midlands region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dell
Rank 115 94 96
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +2
Contract jobs citing Dell 3 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.13% 0.49% 0.40%
As % of the Vendors category 0.25% 1.00% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate £340 £250 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.00% -28.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £263 £300
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 3
Average hourly rate £15.00 £19.25 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.07% +67.39%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £13.25
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +28.30%
Vendors Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1218 896 1075
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 51.22% 48.91% 47.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 585 389 446
Average daily rate £350 £339 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.32% +4.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £168 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 114 97
Average hourly rate £16.75 £19.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.10% +11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Dell
England

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
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Worcestershire -1 1 £340 +36.00%
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Coventry - 1 - -
Dudley - - - -
Halesowen - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Walsall - - - -
West Bromwich - - - -
Shropshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
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England

Dell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) Windows 7
3 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
3 4 (36.36%) Windows XP
4 3 (27.27%) SAN
4 3 (27.27%) Migration
5 2 (18.18%) Citrix
5 2 (18.18%) HP
5 2 (18.18%) Windows 2000
5 2 (18.18%) MS Office
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Vista
5 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
6 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (9.09%) Firewall
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (9.09%) SCOM
6 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
6 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
6 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
6 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (9.09%) EqualLogic
6 1 (9.09%) FalconStor
6 1 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (9.09%) F5
6 1 (9.09%) Tableau
6 1 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012

Dell
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) Desktop Support
1 2 (18.18%) Consultant
1 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) DBA
2 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) SAN Storage Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Backup Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Network Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Architect
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server DBA
2 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) SQL DBA
2 1 (9.09%) Help Desk Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) SAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Windows 7
3 4 (36.36%) Windows XP
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 2000
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Vista
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Migration
2 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) MCP
1 1 (9.09%) MCSE
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (9.09%) Dell Certification
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) SCOM
1 1 (9.09%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Citrix
2 2 (18.18%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) FalconStor
3 1 (9.09%) F5
3 1 (9.09%) Tableau
3 1 (9.09%) Dot Hill
3 1 (9.09%) EMC
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) NetApp
3 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
3 1 (9.09%) Sourcefire
3 1 (9.09%) Google