The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 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 Scotland 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dell
Rank 110 87 91
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +4
Contract jobs citing Dell 17 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.62% 0.69% 0.46%
As % of the Vendors category 1.36% 1.72% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 5
Average daily rate
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£293 £160 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+82.81% -44.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £130 £111
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £425 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £250 £313
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+18.42% +26.66%
Vendors Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1250 989 1047
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 45.31% 40.22% 40.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 617 452 431
Average daily rate £350 £375 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +10.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £181
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 30 34 61
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -18.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £32.10 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.56
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.87%
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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 30 July 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 30 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Aberdeen +8 5 £110 -15.38%
Edinburgh -17 5 £300 - 3
Glasgow - - - -
Dundee - - - -
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Dell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 27 (77.14%) Windows
2 18 (51.43%) Microsoft
3 17 (48.57%) Active Directory
3 17 (48.57%) SCCM
4 16 (45.71%) Windows 7
5 15 (42.86%) PowerShell
5 15 (42.86%) Windows XP
6 14 (40.00%) HP
6 14 (40.00%) Citrix
7 12 (34.29%) VB
7 12 (34.29%) VMware
7 12 (34.29%) SC Cleared
7 12 (34.29%) Security Cleared
8 11 (31.43%) VMware Infrastructure
8 11 (31.43%) DNS
9 9 (25.71%) DHCP
9 9 (25.71%) TCP/IP
10 8 (22.86%) MS Office
10 8 (22.86%) SAN
10 8 (22.86%) Migration
11 7 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
11 7 (20.00%) Terminal Services
11 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (20.00%) EMC
11 7 (20.00%) MS Exchange
11 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (20.00%) XenApp
12 6 (17.14%) ITIL
13 5 (14.29%) Symantec
13 5 (14.29%) Clustering

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Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 7 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (5.71%) IIS
4 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (22.86%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (31.43%) DNS
2 9 (25.71%) DHCP
2 9 (25.71%) TCP/IP
3 8 (22.86%) SAN
4 5 (14.29%) VPN
5 3 (8.57%) Network Security
6 1 (2.86%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.86%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) MSI
2 3 (8.57%) InstallShield
2 3 (8.57%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 2 (5.71%) Finance
1 2 (5.71%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (17.14%) Desktop Support
2 5 (14.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 5 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 5 (14.29%) Administrator
2 5 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Applications Packager
4 3 (8.57%) Project Manager
4 3 (8.57%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.71%) VMWare Administrator
5 2 (5.71%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) UNIX Administrator
5 2 (5.71%) Security Specialist
5 2 (5.71%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.86%) Tester
6 1 (2.86%) Test Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Deployment Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Clustering
1 5 (14.29%) PDA
2 3 (8.57%) EqualLogic
3 2 (5.71%) Hedge funds
3 2 (5.71%) Fat Client
3 2 (5.71%) Client/Server
3 2 (5.71%) Thin Client
3 2 (5.71%) Replication
4 1 (2.86%) CLARiiON
4 1 (2.86%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 27 (77.14%) Windows
2 16 (45.71%) Windows 7
3 15 (42.86%) Windows XP
4 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (8.57%) Linux
6 2 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (5.71%) Windows Vista
6 2 (5.71%) UNIX
6 2 (5.71%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.86%) Migration
2 6 (17.14%) ITIL
3 5 (14.29%) Customer Engagement
4 4 (11.43%) Project Management
5 3 (8.57%) Software Deployment
6 2 (5.71%) Functional Testing
6 2 (5.71%) Test Strategy
6 2 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (5.71%) Matrix Management
6 2 (5.71%) Change Management
7 1 (2.86%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 12 (34.29%) VB
3 3 (8.57%) VBScript
4 2 (5.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (34.29%) SC Cleared
1 12 (34.29%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.43%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.86%) CCNA
4 1 (2.86%) CISSP
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.86%) MCSE
4 1 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.86%) MCITP
4 1 (2.86%) VCP5
4 1 (2.86%) VCP4
System Software
1 17 (48.57%) Active Directory
2 11 (31.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 7 (20.00%) Terminal Services
3 7 (20.00%) XenApp
4 5 (14.29%) vSphere
4 5 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (8.57%) VMware ESX
6 2 (5.71%) DFS Replication
6 2 (5.71%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Veritas File System
6 2 (5.71%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (5.71%) Cronacle
6 2 (5.71%) ISA Server
7 1 (2.86%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 17 (48.57%) SCCM
2 4 (11.43%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (8.57%) Netcool
3 3 (8.57%) WSUS
3 3 (8.57%) Backup Exec
4 2 (5.71%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (5.71%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (2.86%) ARCserve
5 1 (2.86%) ZENworks
5 1 (2.86%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 18 (51.43%) Microsoft
2 14 (40.00%) HP
2 14 (40.00%) Citrix
3 12 (34.29%) VMware
4 7 (20.00%) EMC
5 5 (14.29%) Symantec
5 5 (14.29%) Veritas
5 5 (14.29%) Compaq
5 5 (14.29%) ServiceNow
6 4 (11.43%) Dell KACE
6 4 (11.43%) CommVault
6 4 (11.43%) Wyse
7 3 (8.57%) McAfee
8 2 (5.71%) Red Hat
8 2 (5.71%) Sun
9 1 (2.86%) IBM
9 1 (2.86%) NetApp
9 1 (2.86%) Novell
9 1 (2.86%) Trend Micro