The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 30 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.

Dell
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 - 71
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Dell 5 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.91% - 0.23%
As % of the Vendors category 2.10% - 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £413 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £363
% change year-on-year +2.94% -6.20%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £20.19
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 Cheshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 238 478 409
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 43.43% 47.19% 48.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 273 220
Median daily rate £375 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% -5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £275 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 27 22
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.84 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.95% +12.26%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £27.14 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% +10.29%  

Dell
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire 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 Cheshire

Dell
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Dell in Cheshire

Dell
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Dell in Cheshire over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Dell in Cheshire

Dell
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Dell in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Dell.

1 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
1 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (66.67%) Office 365
1 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (50.00%) Trustwave
2 3 (50.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 3 (50.00%) Skype
2 3 (50.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 3 (50.00%) Splunk
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 3 (50.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (50.00%) Symantec
2 3 (50.00%) Intel Security
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) SCCM
3 2 (33.33%) SCOM
3 2 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) SCOrch
4 1 (16.67%) vRealize
4 1 (16.67%) Failover Clustering

Dell
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (50.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Office 365
2 3 (50.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Skype
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) DMZ
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) VLAN
2 1 (16.67%) VSAN
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Messaging Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Office 365 Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Break Fix Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Messaging Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Storage Manager
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Architect
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (16.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (16.67%) High Availability
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) VB
2 1 (16.67%) VBScript
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
3 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (16.67%) vSphere
3 1 (16.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 3 (50.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (33.33%) SCCM
2 2 (33.33%) SCOM
2 2 (33.33%) SCOrch
3 1 (16.67%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (16.67%) NetBackup
3 1 (16.67%) vRealize
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Intel Security
2 3 (50.00%) Splunk
2 3 (50.00%) Symantec
2 3 (50.00%) Trustwave
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) EMC
4 1 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) IBM
4 1 (16.67%) NetApp
4 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
4 1 (16.67%) Veeam