The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Dell products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Dell over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dell
Rank 73 62 61
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -1
Contract jobs citing Dell 6 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.51% 0.81% 0.46%
As % of the Vendors category 1.30% 2.57% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Average daily rate
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£300 - £245
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £223 £313
% change year-on-year
+23.59% -28.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £22.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+0.84% +55.17%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Vendors Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
462 350 383
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 39.25% 31.36% 35.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 134 135
Average daily rate £390 £389 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.32% +17.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £291 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 14
Average hourly rate £12.00 £28.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.14% +36.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.48 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.59% +2.52%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Dell across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Dell Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Dell
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Dell across the Edinburgh region.

Dell Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Dell Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Dell also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Dell.

1 8 (88.89%) Windows
1 8 (88.89%) SCCM
2 7 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (77.78%) Windows 7
2 7 (77.78%) Windows XP
2 7 (77.78%) VMware
3 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (44.44%) MSI
3 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
3 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 4 (44.44%) SAN
3 4 (44.44%) CommVault
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (44.44%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (44.44%) vSphere
3 4 (44.44%) Dell KACE
4 3 (33.33%) EqualLogic
4 3 (33.33%) Wise Package Studio
4 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (33.33%) Software Deployment
4 3 (33.33%) WSUS
4 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 3 (33.33%) Network Security
4 3 (33.33%) DHCP
4 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 3 (33.33%) DNS
4 3 (33.33%) VBScript
4 3 (33.33%) VB
4 3 (33.33%) MS Office

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Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Dell also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Dell. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
1 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) SAN
2 3 (33.33%) Network Security
2 3 (33.33%) DHCP
2 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 3 (33.33%) DNS
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MSI
2 3 (33.33%) InstallShield
2 3 (33.33%) Wise Package Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Applications Packager
2 3 (33.33%) Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) VMWare Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Hardware Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) PC Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) EqualLogic
2 2 (22.22%) Client/Server
3 1 (11.11%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Windows XP
2 7 (77.78%) Windows 7
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Migration
1 3 (33.33%) Software Deployment
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) VBScript
1 3 (33.33%) VB
1 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (44.44%) vSphere
2 4 (44.44%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (88.89%) SCCM
2 3 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (33.33%) WSUS
3 2 (22.22%) Backup Exec
4 1 (11.11%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) VMware
2 4 (44.44%) Dell KACE
2 4 (44.44%) CommVault
3 3 (33.33%) Symantec
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 1 (11.11%) HP
5 1 (11.11%) EMC
5 1 (11.11%) Novell
5 1 (11.11%) Veritas
5 1 (11.11%) Toshiba