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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dell
Rank 122 108 98
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -10
Contract jobs citing Dell 18 12 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.60% 0.51% 1.05%
As % of the Vendors category 1.25% 1.09% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 11
Median daily rate £288 £175 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.28% -48.52%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £10.00 £17.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% +29.62%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.75 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -
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
1445 1097 1197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.33% 46.19% 50.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 798 634 549
Median daily rate £388 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £170 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 75 95
Median hourly rate £13.00 £17.00 £16.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +0.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.96 £11.00 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.40 £30.00 £35.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+13.51% +8.82%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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
Birmingham -2 4 £330 +164.00% 2
Worcestershire -9 4 £400 -
Dudley +1 3 £95 -24.00% 1
Coventry -4 2 £500 -
Halesowen - 2 £240 -
Wolverhampton -2 1 £500 +122.22%
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England

Dell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 (80.00%) Windows
2 17 (56.67%) Microsoft
3 12 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 12 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 11 (36.67%) Windows XP
4 11 (36.67%) ITIL
5 10 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (26.67%) SC Cleared
6 8 (26.67%) Security Cleared
6 8 (26.67%) HP
6 8 (26.67%) Migration
7 7 (23.33%) Finance
7 7 (23.33%) Citrix
7 7 (23.33%) Cisco
7 7 (23.33%) MS Office
8 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (20.00%) VMware
8 6 (20.00%) Hyper-V
9 5 (16.67%) SCCM
9 5 (16.67%) Data Centre
9 5 (16.67%) Dell Compellent
9 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (16.67%) IBM
9 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
9 5 (16.67%) MS Exchange
10 4 (13.33%) Linux
10 4 (13.33%) Unix
10 4 (13.33%) NetApp
10 4 (13.33%) Red Hat

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 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (6.67%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 7 (23.33%) MS Office
2 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Google Apps
2 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) Remote Desktop
2 3 (10.00%) Firewall
2 3 (10.00%) Internet
2 3 (10.00%) LAN
2 3 (10.00%) WAN
2 3 (10.00%) Wireless
3 2 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (6.67%) IP Telephony
3 2 (6.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 7 (23.33%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Banking
3 3 (10.00%) Law
3 3 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (23.33%) Analyst
2 6 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Desktop Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (10.00%) Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) Coordinator
4 3 (10.00%) Deployment Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support
4 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) PC Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Service Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Desktop Support
5 2 (6.67%) Exchange Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Messaging Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Messaging Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Server Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Server Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.00%) Statistics
3 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.67%) Blackberry
3 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.33%) EqualLogic
4 1 (3.33%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (3.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 24 (80.00%) Windows
2 12 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 12 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 11 (36.67%) Windows XP
4 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (13.33%) CentOS
6 4 (13.33%) Data ONTAP
6 4 (13.33%) Linux
6 4 (13.33%) Unix
6 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (6.67%) Android
8 1 (3.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) ITIL
2 8 (26.67%) Migration
3 4 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (13.33%) Service Management
4 3 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (10.00%) Project Management
4 3 (10.00%) Server Building
4 3 (10.00%) Time Management
5 2 (6.67%) Change Management
5 2 (6.67%) Configuration Management
5 2 (6.67%) Contingency Planning
5 2 (6.67%) ITSM
5 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.67%) Software Deployment
5 2 (6.67%) System Testing
6 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) SC Cleared
1 8 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.67%) MCP
3 2 (6.67%) MCSE
3 2 (6.67%) MOS
3 2 (6.67%) VCP5
3 2 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (3.33%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (13.33%) vSphere
4 1 (3.33%) VMware Server
4 1 (3.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) SCCM
2 2 (6.67%) AirWatch
3 1 (3.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 17 (56.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (26.67%) HP
3 7 (23.33%) Cisco
3 7 (23.33%) Citrix
4 6 (20.00%) VMware
5 5 (16.67%) Dell Compellent
5 5 (16.67%) IBM
6 4 (13.33%) NetApp
6 4 (13.33%) Red Hat
6 4 (13.33%) Sophos
7 2 (6.67%) Avaya
7 2 (6.67%) Google
7 2 (6.67%) IronPort
7 2 (6.67%) Kaspersky
7 2 (6.67%) LANDesk
7 2 (6.67%) RightFax
7 2 (6.67%) Symantec
7 2 (6.67%) Toshiba
8 1 (3.33%) Oracle
8 1 (3.33%) Rackspace