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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dell
Rank 118 100 104
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +4
Contract jobs citing Dell 7 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.28% 0.51% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.59% 1.05% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 1
Average daily rate £175 £225 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -35.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £310 £238
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +30.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 £18.10 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.63% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+90.32% -
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
1194 1051 1014
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.16% 48.77% 48.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 599 538 494
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 101 60
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.21 £17.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.90% -7.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.61 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.90 £29.00 £116.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

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
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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Dell within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Birmingham -2 5 £175 -41.66%
Herefordshire - 1 - -
Dell
England

Dell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 16 (88.89%) Windows
2 13 (72.22%) Microsoft
3 12 (66.67%) Citrix
3 12 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (61.11%) Sophos
5 10 (55.56%) Active Directory
6 9 (50.00%) Windows XP
6 9 (50.00%) Migration
6 9 (50.00%) SC Cleared
6 9 (50.00%) Security Cleared
6 9 (50.00%) Windows 7
7 8 (44.44%) Root Cause Analysis
7 8 (44.44%) Remote Desktop
7 8 (44.44%) SCCM
7 8 (44.44%) ITIL
8 6 (33.33%) SAN
8 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (33.33%) Hyper-V
8 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (27.78%) Data Centre
10 4 (22.22%) HP
10 4 (22.22%) Lotus
10 4 (22.22%) IBM Notes
10 4 (22.22%) Cisco
10 4 (22.22%) IBM
11 3 (16.67%) NetApp
11 3 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 3 (16.67%) Games
11 3 (16.67%) Change Management
11 3 (16.67%) Firewall

Dell
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (22.22%) IBM Notes
2 1 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.56%) IBM Domino
2 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Acrobat
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (44.44%) Remote Desktop
2 6 (33.33%) SAN
3 3 (16.67%) Firewall
4 1 (5.56%) Internet
4 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
1 3 (16.67%) Games
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Billing
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
1 4 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
1 4 (22.22%) Desktop Engineer
1 4 (22.22%) Desktop Support
1 4 (22.22%) IT Support
1 4 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) IT Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Data Centre Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Data Centre Operations Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Data Centre
2 3 (16.67%) HP Storage
3 2 (11.11%) NHS
4 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 16 (88.89%) Windows
2 9 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 9 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
5 1 (5.56%) Windows 2000
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Migration
2 8 (44.44%) ITIL
2 8 (44.44%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (16.67%) Change Management
3 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.56%) Data Centre Operations
5 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.56%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) Java
2 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 9 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (16.67%) MCITP
3 3 (16.67%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 6 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 3 (16.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (44.44%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) Microsoft
2 12 (66.67%) Citrix
3 11 (61.11%) Sophos
4 4 (22.22%) Cisco
4 4 (22.22%) HP
4 4 (22.22%) IBM
4 4 (22.22%) Lotus
5 3 (16.67%) NetApp
6 2 (11.11%) Symantec
7 1 (5.56%) Adobe
7 1 (5.56%) Apple
7 1 (5.56%) EMC
7 1 (5.56%) Hitachi
7 1 (5.56%) IronPort
7 1 (5.56%) RightFax