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 22 June 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.

Dell
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 64 64
Rank change year-on-year +10 0  
Contract jobs citing Dell 1 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.16% 0.49% 0.26%
As % of the Vendors category 0.35% 0.91% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Median daily rate £400 £330 £125
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.21% +164.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £350 £333
% change year-on-year -14.28% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.20 £21.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year -34.71% +20.83%  

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 283 438 367
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 46.02% 53.48% 46.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 290 229
Median daily rate £400 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +10.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 23
Median hourly rate £14.22 £11.80 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.46% -40.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £10.50 £13.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.06 £12.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

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

Dell
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Dell in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 (88.89%) SAN
1 8 (88.89%) HP
2 7 (77.78%) Change Management
2 7 (77.78%) ITIL
2 7 (77.78%) IBM
2 7 (77.78%) Incident Management
2 7 (77.78%) Problem Management
2 7 (77.78%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (66.67%) Customer Requirements
3 6 (66.67%) Hyper-V
3 6 (66.67%) Network Security
3 6 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (66.67%) VMware
3 6 (66.67%) Migration
3 6 (66.67%) Linux
3 6 (66.67%) EMC
4 5 (55.56%) Windows
4 5 (55.56%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (55.56%) Escalation Management
5 4 (44.44%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (44.44%) 3PAR
5 4 (44.44%) Technical Analysis
5 4 (44.44%) NetApp
5 4 (44.44%) Retail
5 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
5 4 (44.44%) Finance
5 4 (44.44%) Manufacturing
6 3 (33.33%) Workflow
6 3 (33.33%) CLARiiON
6 3 (33.33%) Brocade

Dell
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (11.11%) IIS
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) SAN
2 6 (66.67%) Network Security
3 1 (11.11%) 3G
3 1 (11.11%) DHCP
3 1 (11.11%) DMZ
3 1 (11.11%) DNS
3 1 (11.11%) Internet
3 1 (11.11%) Intranet
3 1 (11.11%) LAN
3 1 (11.11%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (11.11%) VLAN
3 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
1 4 (44.44%) Manufacturing
1 4 (44.44%) Retail
1 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
2 2 (22.22%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Architect
2 4 (44.44%) Technical Architect
3 3 (33.33%) Storage Architect
4 2 (22.22%) HP Storage Architect
4 2 (22.22%) Unix Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Administrator
5 1 (11.11%) Citrix Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Data Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Data Centre Architect
5 1 (11.11%) EMC Storage Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Storage Manager
5 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (11.11%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (11.11%) VMware Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Administrator
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 1 (11.11%) Wintel Architect
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (33.33%) CLARiiON
2 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 3 (33.33%) Symmetrix DMX
3 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
3 2 (22.22%) HP Storage
4 1 (11.11%) Clustering
4 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Linux
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) Unix
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (11.11%) HPUX
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Change Management
1 7 (77.78%) Incident Management
1 7 (77.78%) ITIL
1 7 (77.78%) Problem Management
2 6 (66.67%) Customer Requirements
2 6 (66.67%) Migration
3 5 (55.56%) Escalation Management
4 4 (44.44%) Technical Analysis
5 3 (33.33%) Product Management
5 3 (33.33%) Trend Analysis
5 3 (33.33%) Workflow
6 2 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (22.22%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
6 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (11.11%) High Availability
7 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Hyper-V
1 6 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (55.56%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (44.44%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (33.33%) SRDF
5 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
5 1 (11.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (11.11%) vSphere
5 1 (11.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
1 1 (11.11%) SCOM
1 1 (11.11%) SCOrch
1 1 (11.11%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) HP
2 7 (77.78%) IBM
3 6 (66.67%) EMC
3 6 (66.67%) VMware
4 4 (44.44%) 3PAR
4 4 (44.44%) NetApp
5 3 (33.33%) Brocade
6 2 (22.22%) Citrix
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 2 (22.22%) Oracle
7 1 (11.11%) Cisco
7 1 (11.11%) Kaspersky
7 1 (11.11%) SolarWinds
7 1 (11.11%) Veritas