The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Dell products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Dell over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Dell
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 51 49 61
Rank change year-on-year -2 +12  
Contract jobs citing Dell 5 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.80% 1.39% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 1.73% 3.01% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 1
Median daily rate £425 £185 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +129.72% -38.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £340 £350
% change year-on-year -4.41% -2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £47.50 £16.72
% change year-on-year -61.05% +184.09%  

Dell is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 289 299 347
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 46.02% 46.28% 45.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 159 201
Median daily rate £375 £373 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.67% -0.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 18 20
Median hourly rate £14.63 £12.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.87% -17.24%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £6.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £22.50 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.38 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -13.81% +11.76%  

Dell
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Dell as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Dell in Birmingham

Dell
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Dell in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Dell in Birmingham

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Dell in Birmingham over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Dell in Birmingham

Dell
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Dell in Birmingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Dell in Birmingham

Dell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Dell.

1 8 (72.73%) HP
2 7 (63.64%) IBM
2 7 (63.64%) ITIL
2 7 (63.64%) SAN
2 7 (63.64%) Change Management
2 7 (63.64%) Migration
2 7 (63.64%) Incident Management
2 7 (63.64%) Problem Management
2 7 (63.64%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (54.55%) Customer Requirements
3 6 (54.55%) Hyper-V
3 6 (54.55%) Network Security
3 6 (54.55%) Linux
4 5 (45.45%) EMC
4 5 (45.45%) Windows
4 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (45.45%) VMware
4 5 (45.45%) VMware ESX
4 5 (45.45%) Escalation Management
5 4 (36.36%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (36.36%) Technical Analysis
5 4 (36.36%) 3PAR
5 4 (36.36%) Finance
5 4 (36.36%) Manufacturing
5 4 (36.36%) Retail
5 4 (36.36%) SQL
5 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
6 3 (27.27%) Workflow
6 3 (27.27%) NetApp
6 3 (27.27%) SLA

Dell
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Boomi
1 1 (9.09%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) SAN
2 6 (54.55%) Network Security
3 1 (9.09%) 3G
3 1 (9.09%) Internet
3 1 (9.09%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
1 4 (36.36%) Manufacturing
1 4 (36.36%) Retail
1 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
2 2 (18.18%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Architect
2 4 (36.36%) Technical Architect
3 3 (27.27%) Storage Architect
4 2 (18.18%) HP Storage Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Unix Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Administrator
5 1 (9.09%) Citrix Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Data Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Data Centre Architect
5 1 (9.09%) EMC Storage Architect
5 1 (9.09%) HR Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 1 (9.09%) IT Support
5 1 (9.09%) Support Technician
5 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (9.09%) VMware Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Wintel Architect
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (27.27%) CLARiiON
2 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
2 3 (27.27%) Symmetrix DMX
3 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
3 2 (18.18%) HP Storage
4 1 (9.09%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Linux
2 5 (45.45%) Windows
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
4 2 (18.18%) Unix
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (9.09%) HPUX
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Change Management
1 7 (63.64%) Incident Management
1 7 (63.64%) ITIL
1 7 (63.64%) Migration
1 7 (63.64%) Problem Management
2 6 (54.55%) Customer Requirements
3 5 (45.45%) Escalation Management
4 4 (36.36%) Technical Analysis
5 3 (27.27%) Product Management
5 3 (27.27%) Trend Analysis
5 3 (27.27%) Workflow
6 2 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (18.18%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
6 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (9.09%) Application Discovery
7 1 (9.09%) Performance Management
7 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Hyper-V
2 5 (45.45%) VMware ESX
2 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (36.36%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (27.27%) SRDF
5 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
6 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) HP
2 7 (63.64%) IBM
3 5 (45.45%) EMC
3 5 (45.45%) VMware
4 4 (36.36%) 3PAR
5 3 (27.27%) Brocade
5 3 (27.27%) NetApp
6 2 (18.18%) Citrix
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle
7 1 (9.09%) Acronis
7 1 (9.09%) Cisco
7 1 (9.09%) Kaspersky
7 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
7 1 (9.09%) SAP
7 1 (9.09%) Veeam
7 1 (9.09%) Veritas