Period
to 20 February 2020

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Dell products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Dell over the 6 months to 20 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

Dell
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 153 160 170
Rank change year-on-year +7 +10 -31
Contract jobs citing Dell 16 33 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.42% 0.71% 0.29%
As % of the Vendors category 1.09% 1.92% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 9
Scotland median daily rate £325 £325 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -35.00% +31.58%
10th Percentile £100 £180 £345
90th Percentile £524 £419 £570
UK median daily rate £400 £425 £325
% change year-on-year -5.88% +30.77% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Scotland median hourly rate - £17.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -30.00% +66.67%
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £17.50
% change year-on-year +6.95% +6.86% -4.11%

Dell is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Scotland.

All Vendors
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,472 1,718 1,742
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 38.76% 36.73% 35.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 773 926 1,005
Scotland median daily rate £415 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £141 £213 £208
90th Percentile £575 £544 £544
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £438
% change year-on-year - +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 38 48
Scotland median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% +17.65%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.88 £10.65
90th Percentile £43.75 £31.35 £43.40
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +8.57% - +2.94%

Dell
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Dell as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Dell in Scotland

Dell
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Dell in Scotland

Dell
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Dell in Scotland over the 6 months to 20 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Dell in Scotland

Dell
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Dell in Scotland

Dell
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Dell within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 20 February 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +5 7 £100 -62.26% 2
Glasgow +15 5 £410 +4.13% 2
South Lanarkshire - 2 - -
Highlands -7 1 £145 -
West Lothian - 1 £550 -
Dell
UK

For the 6 months to 20 February 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Dell also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Dell.

1 8 (50.00%) HP
2 6 (37.50%) Windows
3 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 5 (31.25%) EMC
3 5 (31.25%) Blackberry
3 5 (31.25%) Android
3 5 (31.25%) Apple iOS
3 5 (31.25%) Skype for Business
3 5 (31.25%) Skype
4 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 4 (25.00%) VMware
4 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (25.00%) Cisco
5 3 (18.75%) SLA
5 3 (18.75%) ITIL
5 3 (18.75%) Linux
5 3 (18.75%) Red Hat
5 3 (18.75%) Migration
5 3 (18.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (18.75%) iSCSI
5 3 (18.75%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (18.75%) vSphere
5 3 (18.75%) Ansible
6 2 (12.50%) Office 365
6 2 (12.50%) Microservices
6 2 (12.50%) EMC VMAX

Dell
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (31.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Boomi
1 2 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) Skype
2 3 (18.75%) iSCSI
3 2 (12.50%) HTTP
4 1 (6.25%) VSAN
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 4 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Technician
1 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (25.00%) Support Technician
2 2 (12.50%) Architect
2 2 (12.50%) Field Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Field Service Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Integration Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) IT Support
3 1 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Linux Server Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Server Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Support
3 1 (6.25%) VMware Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) JSON
1 2 (12.50%) RESTful
1 2 (12.50%) SOAP
1 2 (12.50%) Web Services
1 2 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Blackberry
2 2 (12.50%) EMC VMAX
2 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (12.50%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Android
2 5 (31.25%) Apple iOS
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (18.75%) Linux
5 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (6.25%) VMS
6 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Incident Management
1 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 3 (18.75%) ITIL
2 3 (18.75%) Migration
3 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (12.50%) Break/Fix
3 2 (12.50%) ETL
3 2 (12.50%) Microservices
4 1 (6.25%) Build Automation
4 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Automation
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 1 (6.25%) Patch Management
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (6.25%) Proactive Monitoring
4 1 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (6.25%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
1 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
1 2 (12.50%) Python
2 1 (6.25%) C
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (18.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (12.50%) CCIE
3 2 (12.50%) CCNP
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (12.50%) MCSA
3 2 (12.50%) MCSE
3 2 (12.50%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (18.75%) vSphere
2 1 (6.25%) Docker
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Ansible
2 2 (12.50%) PowerCLI
3 1 (6.25%) Kubernetes
3 1 (6.25%) Puppet
3 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (6.25%) SCCM
3 1 (6.25%) vCenter Server
3 1 (6.25%) vRealize
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) HP
2 5 (31.25%) EMC
2 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 4 (25.00%) Cisco
3 4 (25.00%) VMware
4 3 (18.75%) Red Hat
5 2 (12.50%) CommVault
5 2 (12.50%) EqualLogic
5 2 (12.50%) Isilon
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle