The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Edinburgh region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dell
Rank 71 53 68
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +15
Contract jobs citing Dell 7 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.54% 0.13% 0.084%
As % of the Vendors category 1.53% 0.36% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate £305 - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £263 £300
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.25 £13.25
% change year-on-year
+15.94% +30.18%
Vendors Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
458 276 417
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 35.61% 36.95% 34.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 100 194
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 12
Average hourly rate £32.00 £42.75 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.14% +167.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
Dell
Scotland

Dell
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

Dell
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

Dell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (76.92%) VMware
2 10 (76.92%) SCCM
2 10 (76.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (69.23%) Windows 7
4 8 (61.54%) Windows XP
5 7 (53.85%) DHCP
5 7 (53.85%) TCP/IP
5 7 (53.85%) DNS
5 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
6 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
6 6 (46.15%) SAN
6 6 (46.15%) Network Security
7 5 (38.46%) vSphere
7 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (38.46%) CLARiiON
7 5 (38.46%) Backup Exec
7 5 (38.46%) CommVault
7 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (38.46%) EMC
7 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
7 5 (38.46%) Dell KACE
8 4 (30.77%) MS Office
8 4 (30.77%) ITIL
8 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (30.77%) Veritas
8 4 (30.77%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (30.77%) Migration
8 4 (30.77%) WSUS

Dell
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
2 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Office
2 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) DHCP
1 7 (53.85%) TCP/IP
1 7 (53.85%) DNS
2 6 (46.15%) SAN
2 6 (46.15%) Network Security
3 2 (15.38%) LAN
3 2 (15.38%) VoIP
3 2 (15.38%) WAN
3 2 (15.38%) Firewall
4 1 (7.69%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MSI
1 3 (23.08%) InstallShield
1 3 (23.08%) Wise Package Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Applications Packager
1 3 (23.08%) Administrator
2 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (15.38%) VMWare Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Network Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Wintel Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) CLARiiON
2 3 (23.08%) Client/Server
3 2 (15.38%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (7.69%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) Windows 7
3 8 (61.54%) Windows XP
4 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) ITIL
1 4 (30.77%) Migration
2 3 (23.08%) Software Deployment
3 2 (15.38%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (15.38%) Information Security
3 2 (15.38%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) VBScript
1 3 (23.08%) VB
1 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.69%) Check Point Certification
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 10 (76.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
3 5 (38.46%) vSphere
4 4 (30.77%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (23.08%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (76.92%) SCCM
2 5 (38.46%) Backup Exec
3 4 (30.77%) WSUS
4 2 (15.38%) ZENworks
5 1 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (7.69%) SCOM
5 1 (7.69%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) VMware
2 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 5 (38.46%) EMC
3 5 (38.46%) CommVault
3 5 (38.46%) Dell KACE
4 4 (30.77%) Veritas
5 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
5 2 (15.38%) Novell
5 2 (15.38%) Juniper
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco
6 1 (7.69%) IBM
6 1 (7.69%) HP
6 1 (7.69%) Symantec
6 1 (7.69%) McAfee
6 1 (7.69%) Trend Micro