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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dell
Rank 70 69 54
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -15
Contract jobs citing Dell 2 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.16% 0.78% 0.48%
As % of the Vendors category 0.45% 2.27% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate
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£305 - £245
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £225 £313
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -28.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £15.13
% change year-on-year
- +48.76%
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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
448 396 321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 36.16% 34.14% 31.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 170 109
Average daily rate £400 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £300 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £493 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 19
Average hourly rate £12.25 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.94% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.60 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £33.95 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.37 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+3.45% -2.05%

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

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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 2 October 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 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) SCCM
2 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) Windows XP
2 5 (71.43%) Windows 7
3 3 (42.86%) vSphere
3 3 (42.86%) EqualLogic
3 3 (42.86%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (42.86%) Dell KACE
3 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
3 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 3 (42.86%) SAN
3 3 (42.86%) CommVault
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (42.86%) Symantec
3 3 (42.86%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (42.86%) MSI
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (28.57%) Network Security
4 2 (28.57%) WSUS
4 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (28.57%) Migration
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (28.57%) InstallShield
4 2 (28.57%) Client/Server
4 2 (28.57%) DHCP
4 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP

Dell
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
1 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) SAN
2 2 (28.57%) Network Security
2 2 (28.57%) DHCP
2 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 2 (28.57%) DNS
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MSI
2 2 (28.57%) InstallShield
2 2 (28.57%) Wise Package Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Applications Packager
2 2 (28.57%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) VMWare Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Hardware Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) PC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) EqualLogic
2 2 (28.57%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows XP
2 5 (71.43%) Windows 7
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
1 2 (28.57%) Software Deployment
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
1 2 (28.57%) VBScript
1 2 (28.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (42.86%) vSphere
2 3 (42.86%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) SCCM
2 3 (42.86%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (28.57%) WSUS
4 1 (14.29%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Dell KACE
2 3 (42.86%) CommVault
2 3 (42.86%) Symantec
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) Toshiba