The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Dell products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Dell over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dell
Rank 111 91 97
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +6
Contract jobs citing Dell 18 22 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.65% 0.90% 0.45%
As % of the Vendors category 1.42% 2.19% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 6
Average daily rate
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£300 £130 £266
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+130.76% -51.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £130 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £325 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £223 £313
% change year-on-year
+23.59% -28.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £25.00 - £24.00
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 Scotland region.

Vendors Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1272 1005 1078
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 46.25% 41.04% 40.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 640 492 448
Average daily rate £350 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 23 73
Average hourly rate £17.00 £13.63 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.77% -26.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.20 £31.05 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

Dell
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Dell Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Dell
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Dell Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Dell
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Dell across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Dell Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Dell
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Dell Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Dell
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Dell within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -16 6 £300 -
Aberdeen +8 5 £110 -15.38% 1
Glasgow -10 1 £145 -65.88% 2
Dundee - - - -
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Dell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 26 (81.25%) Windows
2 17 (53.13%) SCCM
2 17 (53.13%) Windows 7
3 16 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 16 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 15 (46.88%) Windows XP
5 14 (43.75%) HP
5 14 (43.75%) PowerShell
6 13 (40.63%) VMware
7 12 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
8 11 (34.38%) SC Cleared
8 11 (34.38%) Security Cleared
8 11 (34.38%) Citrix
9 10 (31.25%) MS Office
10 9 (28.13%) VB
10 9 (28.13%) DNS
11 8 (25.00%) MS Exchange
11 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (21.88%) vSphere
12 7 (21.88%) Microsoft App-V
12 7 (21.88%) Migration
12 7 (21.88%) DHCP
12 7 (21.88%) SAN
13 6 (18.75%) ITIL
14 5 (15.63%) TCP/IP
14 5 (15.63%) VPN
14 5 (15.63%) Compaq
14 5 (15.63%) EqualLogic
14 5 (15.63%) VMware ESXi

Dell
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 8 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (6.25%) IIS
4 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (31.25%) MS Office
2 2 (6.25%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 9 (28.13%) DNS
2 7 (21.88%) SAN
2 7 (21.88%) DHCP
3 5 (15.63%) TCP/IP
3 5 (15.63%) VPN
4 3 (9.38%) Network Security
5 1 (3.13%) iSCSI
5 1 (3.13%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MSI
2 3 (9.38%) InstallShield
2 3 (9.38%) Wise Package Studio
Job Titles
1 6 (18.75%) Desktop Support
2 5 (15.63%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 5 (15.63%) Desktop Engineer
2 5 (15.63%) Support Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Applications Packager
4 3 (9.38%) Administrator
4 3 (9.38%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Security Specialist
5 2 (6.25%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) VMWare Administrator
6 1 (3.13%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) VMware Specialist
6 1 (3.13%) Transformation Project Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Deployment Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Functional Tester
6 1 (3.13%) PC Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Desktop Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) PDA
1 5 (15.63%) EqualLogic
2 4 (12.50%) Replication
3 2 (6.25%) Client/Server
3 2 (6.25%) Thin Client
3 2 (6.25%) Clustering
3 2 (6.25%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.13%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 26 (81.25%) Windows
2 17 (53.13%) Windows 7
3 15 (46.88%) Windows XP
4 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (6.25%) Windows Vista
6 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) Migration
2 6 (18.75%) ITIL
3 3 (9.38%) Project Management
3 3 (9.38%) Software Deployment
4 2 (6.25%) Change Management
4 2 (6.25%) Matrix Management
4 2 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (6.25%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (6.25%) Test Strategy
4 2 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (6.25%) Functional Testing
5 1 (3.13%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (43.75%) PowerShell
2 9 (28.13%) VB
3 4 (12.50%) SQL
4 3 (9.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (34.38%) SC Cleared
1 11 (34.38%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (3.13%) MCITP
4 1 (3.13%) VCP4
4 1 (3.13%) VCP5
4 1 (3.13%) MCSE
4 1 (3.13%) CCNA
4 1 (3.13%) CISSP
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 16 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (21.88%) vSphere
3 7 (21.88%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (15.63%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (12.50%) XenApp
5 4 (12.50%) Terminal Services
6 3 (9.38%) VMware ESX
6 3 (9.38%) vCloud
7 2 (6.25%) DFS Replication
7 2 (6.25%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 17 (53.13%) SCCM
2 3 (9.38%) WSUS
2 3 (9.38%) Netcool
2 3 (9.38%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (6.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (6.25%) Backup Exec
3 2 (6.25%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (3.13%) ZENworks
4 1 (3.13%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 16 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (43.75%) HP
3 13 (40.63%) VMware
4 11 (34.38%) Citrix
5 5 (15.63%) Compaq
5 5 (15.63%) ServiceNow
6 4 (12.50%) Dell KACE
6 4 (12.50%) Wyse
6 4 (12.50%) Symantec
6 4 (12.50%) EMC
6 4 (12.50%) CommVault
7 3 (9.38%) NetApp
7 3 (9.38%) Veritas
8 2 (6.25%) McAfee
9 1 (3.13%) Toshiba
9 1 (3.13%) IBM
9 1 (3.13%) Novell