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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dell
Rank 107 94 109
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +15
Contract jobs citing Dell 16 16 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.63% 0.78% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 1.26% 1.70% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £209 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.71% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £209 £313
% change year-on-year
+43.71% -33.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 1
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +53.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £19.50 £14.63
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +33.33%
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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
1266 942 1061
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 49.78% 45.77% 47.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 622 490 502
Average daily rate £350 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £211 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 72 107
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £30.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.63
% change year-on-year
- -3.35%

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 21 October 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
(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 -4 7 £300 +100.00% 5
Solihull +5 1 £300 - 2
Coventry -13 1 - - 1
Warwickshire - 1 - - 2
Walsall - - - -
Herefordshire - - - -
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England

Dell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 34 (77.27%) Windows
2 26 (59.09%) VMware
3 25 (56.82%) Microsoft
3 25 (56.82%) Active Directory
4 22 (50.00%) Citrix
4 22 (50.00%) SCCM
5 20 (45.45%) HP
5 20 (45.45%) SAN
6 19 (43.18%) DHCP
7 18 (40.91%) MS Office
7 18 (40.91%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (38.64%) XenApp
8 17 (38.64%) DNS
8 17 (38.64%) MS Exchange
8 17 (38.64%) Windows Server 2003
8 17 (38.64%) Blackberry
9 16 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
9 16 (36.36%) VLAN
10 15 (34.09%) Exchange Server 2003
10 15 (34.09%) PDA
10 15 (34.09%) XenServer
10 15 (34.09%) XenDesktop
10 15 (34.09%) NAS
11 13 (29.55%) SC Cleared
11 13 (29.55%) Security Cleared
12 11 (25.00%) Windows 7
12 11 (25.00%) Migration
13 8 (18.18%) VMware Server
14 6 (13.64%) ITIL
14 6 (13.64%) SQL

Dell
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 17 (38.64%) MS Exchange
2 15 (34.09%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (4.55%) ColdFusion
3 2 (4.55%) IIS
4 1 (2.27%) Apache
4 1 (2.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 18 (40.91%) MS Office
2 2 (4.55%) MS Project
3 1 (2.27%) Photoshop
3 1 (2.27%) Acrobat
Communications & Networking
1 20 (45.45%) SAN
2 19 (43.18%) DHCP
3 17 (38.64%) DNS
4 16 (36.36%) VLAN
5 15 (34.09%) NAS
6 5 (11.36%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (6.82%) TCP/IP
7 3 (6.82%) Broadband
8 1 (2.27%) LAN
8 1 (2.27%) VoIP
8 1 (2.27%) WAN
8 1 (2.27%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) DataStage
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MSI
General
1 2 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (36.36%) Support Engineer
2 14 (31.82%) 3rd Line Support
3 10 (22.73%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 8 (18.18%) VMware Engineer
5 6 (13.64%) Citrix Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Support Analyst
6 4 (9.09%) Storage Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) SAN Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) SAN Storage Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Backup Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 4 (9.09%) Analyst
6 4 (9.09%) Technical Specialist
7 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) Middleware
2 1 (2.27%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 17 (38.64%) Blackberry
2 15 (34.09%) PDA
3 3 (6.82%) Device Driver
4 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.27%) iPhone
5 1 (2.27%) EqualLogic
5 1 (2.27%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 34 (77.27%) Windows
2 18 (40.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (38.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 5 (11.36%) Windows XP
6 3 (6.82%) Linux
7 2 (4.55%) UNIX
7 2 (4.55%) Windows Vista
8 1 (2.27%) HPUX
8 1 (2.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.00%) Migration
2 6 (13.64%) ITIL
3 4 (9.09%) Project Planning
4 3 (6.82%) Problem Management
4 3 (6.82%) Data Migration
5 2 (4.55%) Information Assurance
5 2 (4.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (4.55%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (4.55%) System Testing
5 2 (4.55%) Time Management
5 2 (4.55%) PRINCE2
5 2 (4.55%) Project Management
6 1 (2.27%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.27%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.27%) CRM
6 1 (2.27%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.64%) SQL
2 4 (9.09%) VB
2 4 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.55%) Java
4 1 (2.27%) PHP
4 1 (2.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (29.55%) SC Cleared
1 13 (29.55%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.82%) MCSE
3 1 (2.27%) CCNP
3 1 (2.27%) CCNA
3 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (56.82%) Active Directory
2 17 (38.64%) XenApp
3 16 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (34.09%) XenServer
4 15 (34.09%) XenDesktop
5 8 (18.18%) VMware Server
6 4 (9.09%) vSphere
7 1 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
7 1 (2.27%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 22 (50.00%) SCCM
2 3 (6.82%) Sysprep
2 3 (6.82%) Backup Exec
2 3 (6.82%) WMI
3 2 (4.55%) WSUS
4 1 (2.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (2.27%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 26 (59.09%) VMware
2 25 (56.82%) Microsoft
3 22 (50.00%) Citrix
4 20 (45.45%) HP
5 5 (11.36%) EMC
5 5 (11.36%) Sun
5 5 (11.36%) FalconStor
5 5 (11.36%) Dot Hill
6 4 (9.09%) IBM
7 3 (6.82%) Oracle
8 2 (4.55%) Symantec
9 1 (2.27%) Sophos
9 1 (2.27%) BT
9 1 (2.27%) Veeam
9 1 (2.27%) Avaya
9 1 (2.27%) Juniper
9 1 (2.27%) Apple
9 1 (2.27%) Cisco
9 1 (2.27%) Adobe
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £15.77 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago