Period
to 20 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 6 months to 20 November 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 161 176 149
Rank change year-on-year +15 -27 -12
Contract jobs citing Dell 26 35 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.54% 0.57% 0.54%
As % of the Vendors category 1.22% 1.22% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 23 15
West Midlands median daily rate £260 £320 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% -14.67% +25.00%
10th Percentile £143 £220 £200
90th Percentile £417 £548 £465
England median daily rate £325 £363 £375
% change year-on-year -10.34% -3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 5
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £28.00 £14.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.43% +94.44% -18.87%
10th Percentile £13.51 £13.55 £11.28
90th Percentile £40.03 £42.85 £18.60
England median hourly rate £16.81 £18.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -9.16% +23.33% -21.05%

Dell is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in the West Midlands.

All Vendors
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2136 2876 2181
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 44.48% 46.96% 43.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1270 1560 1093
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £207 £250 £215
90th Percentile £569 £550 £540
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 92 139
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.90% -8.52% -
10th Percentile £10.80 £10.29 £10.75
90th Percentile £47.05 £24.98 £33.31
England median hourly rate £17.25 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +1.47% -2.86% +6.06%

Dell
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Dell as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Dell in the West Midlands

Dell
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Dell in the West Midlands

Dell
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Dell in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Dell in the West Midlands

Dell
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Dell in the West Midlands

Dell
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Dell in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Dell 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire +6 6 £500 -9.09% 1
Shropshire +24 5 £160 -49.91%
Dudley - 5 £268 -
Birmingham +9 4 £310 +3.33% 1
Worcestershire 0 3 - -
Coventry +18 2 £114 -
Staffordshire +6 2 - -
Dell
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Dell.

1 22 (84.62%) Windows
2 12 (46.15%) Data Centre
3 11 (42.31%) Incident Management
4 9 (34.62%) Wireless
5 8 (30.77%) VMware
5 8 (30.77%) ITIL
5 8 (30.77%) Windows Server
5 8 (30.77%) High Availability
6 7 (26.92%) Windows 7
6 7 (26.92%) Linux
6 7 (26.92%) IBM Notes
6 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Office
6 7 (26.92%) SLA
6 7 (26.92%) Lotus
6 7 (26.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (23.08%) NetApp
7 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (23.08%) RHCE
7 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
7 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
7 6 (23.08%) HP
7 6 (23.08%) MCSE
7 6 (23.08%) Windows XP
7 6 (23.08%) Network Management
7 6 (23.08%) Statistics
7 6 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (23.08%) Data Centre Operations
8 5 (19.23%) MS Exchange
8 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
8 5 (19.23%) VPN

Dell
Co-occurring 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 7 (26.92%) IBM Notes
2 5 (19.23%) MS Exchange
3 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Office 365
2 1 (3.85%) Azure Data Factory
2 1 (3.85%) Boomi
2 1 (3.85%) Data Lake Analytics
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (34.62%) Wireless
2 5 (19.23%) Internet
2 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
2 5 (19.23%) VPN
3 4 (15.38%) SAN
4 2 (7.69%) 3G
4 2 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (3.85%) 4G
5 1 (3.85%) ADSL
5 1 (3.85%) LAN
5 1 (3.85%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (3.85%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (3.85%) Data Lake
3 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.85%) HDInsight
3 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.85%) MySQL
3 1 (3.85%) Power BI
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Analyst
2 8 (30.77%) Desktop Support
3 6 (23.08%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (23.08%) Data Centre Analyst
3 6 (23.08%) Data Centre Operations Analyst
3 6 (23.08%) Operations Analyst
4 5 (19.23%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 5 (19.23%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (19.23%) Data Analyst
5 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
5 4 (15.38%) IT Support
5 4 (15.38%) Junior
5 4 (15.38%) Junior Desktop Support
5 4 (15.38%) Junior IT Support
6 3 (11.54%) Support Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Consultant
7 2 (7.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Support Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 12 (46.15%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) CESG
3 1 (3.85%) Clustering
3 1 (3.85%) CMDB
3 1 (3.85%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.85%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.85%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 22 (84.62%) Windows
2 8 (30.77%) Windows Server
3 7 (26.92%) Linux
3 7 (26.92%) Windows 7
4 6 (23.08%) Windows XP
5 4 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (3.85%) Mac OS X
7 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) Incident Management
2 8 (30.77%) High Availability
2 8 (30.77%) ITIL
3 6 (23.08%) Data Centre Operations
3 6 (23.08%) Network Management
3 6 (23.08%) Statistics
4 4 (15.38%) Change Control
4 4 (15.38%) Mobile Device Management
4 4 (15.38%) Service Delivery
5 2 (7.69%) Analytical Thinking
5 2 (7.69%) Break/Fix
5 2 (7.69%) Capacity Management
5 2 (7.69%) Change Management
5 2 (7.69%) ITSM
5 2 (7.69%) Service Management
6 1 (3.85%) Analytics
6 1 (3.85%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (3.85%) Machine Learning
6 1 (3.85%) Performance Management
6 1 (3.85%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) Java
2 3 (11.54%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (23.08%) MCSE
2 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (23.08%) RHCE
3 1 (3.85%) CCA
3 1 (3.85%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (3.85%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (3.85%) Dell Certification
3 1 (3.85%) MCSA
3 1 (3.85%) VCP5
3 1 (3.85%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (26.92%) SLA
2 1 (3.85%) COBIT
2 1 (3.85%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
1 6 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.85%) Terminal Services
2 1 (3.85%) XenApp
2 1 (3.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (3.85%) SCCM
2 1 (3.85%) SCOM
2 1 (3.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (3.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) VMware
2 7 (26.92%) Lotus
3 6 (23.08%) HP
3 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 6 (23.08%) NetApp
4 3 (11.54%) Citrix
5 2 (7.69%) Cisco
5 2 (7.69%) CyberArk
6 1 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (3.85%) SAP
6 1 (3.85%) Symantec
6 1 (3.85%) Xerox