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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dell
Rank 113 101 97
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -4
Contract jobs citing Dell 11 15 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.40% 0.61% 0.59%
As % of the Vendors category 1.08% 1.47% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 10
Average daily rate
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£395 £285 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.59% -18.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £145 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £397 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £250 £325
% change year-on-year
+32.00% -23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £90.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
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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
1017 1023 1016
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 36.87% 41.93% 46.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 507 470 503
Average daily rate £370 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 44 35
Average hourly rate £15.77 £17.00 £20.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.23% -15.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £9.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.80 £68.70 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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
Glasgow +1 8 £330 -22.35%
Edinburgh -16 2 £500 +75.43% 1
Aberdeen +7 1 £480 +336.36%
East Ayrshire - - - -
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Dell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 17 (77.27%) Windows
2 16 (72.73%) HP
3 15 (68.18%) Microsoft
4 13 (59.09%) SCCM
5 10 (45.45%) SAN
6 9 (40.91%) VMware
6 9 (40.91%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (31.82%) NetApp
8 7 (31.82%) MS Office
9 6 (27.27%) CommVault
9 6 (27.27%) Lync
9 6 (27.27%) Windows 7
10 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
10 5 (22.73%) Office 365
10 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (22.73%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 5 (22.73%) Symantec
10 5 (22.73%) NetBackup
10 5 (22.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
10 5 (22.73%) MS Exchange
11 4 (18.18%) SQL
11 4 (18.18%) Compaq
11 4 (18.18%) Windows XP
11 4 (18.18%) VPN
11 4 (18.18%) PDA
11 4 (18.18%) Finance
11 4 (18.18%) ServiceNow
11 4 (18.18%) PowerShell

Dell
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 6 (27.27%) Lync
2 5 (22.73%) MS Exchange
3 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
4 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (4.55%) IIS
5 1 (4.55%) IBM Notes
5 1 (4.55%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (31.82%) MS Office
2 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 3 (13.64%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (22.73%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (45.45%) SAN
2 4 (18.18%) VPN
3 3 (13.64%) DNS
3 3 (13.64%) DHCP
4 1 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Informix
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MSI
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Retail
3 1 (4.55%) Retail Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Consultant
1 6 (27.27%) Technical Consultant
2 4 (18.18%) Support Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Desktop Support
2 4 (18.18%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Exchange Administrator
3 2 (9.09%) Architect
3 2 (9.09%) Administrator
4 1 (4.55%) Field Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Project Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Applications Packager
4 1 (4.55%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) PC Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) Application Packaging
2 1 (4.55%) Apache Flex
2 1 (4.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) PDA
2 3 (13.64%) EqualLogic
2 3 (13.64%) Replication
3 1 (4.55%) Clustering
3 1 (4.55%) EPoS
3 1 (4.55%) Thin Client
3 1 (4.55%) Credit Risk
3 1 (4.55%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 17 (77.27%) Windows
2 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (27.27%) Windows 7
4 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (18.18%) Windows XP
6 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (4.55%) AIX
7 1 (4.55%) Linux
7 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.64%) Migration
1 3 (13.64%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (4.55%) ITIL
2 1 (4.55%) SOA
2 1 (4.55%) Project Management
2 1 (4.55%) Zachman Framework
2 1 (4.55%) TOGAF
2 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) SQL
1 4 (18.18%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.55%) Java
2 1 (4.55%) VB
2 1 (4.55%) MUMPS
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
2 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 9 (40.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
3 3 (13.64%) vSphere
3 3 (13.64%) vCloud
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 13 (59.09%) SCCM
2 5 (22.73%) NetBackup
2 5 (22.73%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (4.55%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (72.73%) HP
2 15 (68.18%) Microsoft
3 9 (40.91%) VMware
4 7 (31.82%) NetApp
5 6 (27.27%) CommVault
6 5 (22.73%) Symantec
7 4 (18.18%) ServiceNow
7 4 (18.18%) Compaq
8 3 (13.64%) EMC
9 2 (9.09%) IBM
10 1 (4.55%) Oracle
10 1 (4.55%) Hitachi
10 1 (4.55%) Citrix
10 1 (4.55%) Dell KACE
10 1 (4.55%) F5
10 1 (4.55%) Toshiba
10 1 (4.55%) Wyse
10 1 (4.55%) Lotus
10 1 (4.55%) Red Hat