The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Altiris 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 Altiris over the 3 months to 16 September 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 Altiris.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Altiris
Rank 108 115 105
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -10
Contract jobs citing Altiris 20 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.71% 0.041% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 1.55% 0.098% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 0 1
Average daily rate
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£325 - £100
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £24.38 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-50.76% -27.77%
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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
1291 1023 1083
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 45.68% 41.57% 40.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 668 492 457
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 £180 £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 39 31 78
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.75 £18.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -26.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.25 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £38.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +1.33%

Altiris
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Altiris Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Altiris
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Altiris Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Altiris
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Altiris across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Altiris Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Altiris
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Altiris Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Altiris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Altiris 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 Altiris.

1 36 (90.00%) Windows
2 27 (67.50%) Microsoft
2 27 (67.50%) Active Directory
3 25 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 24 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (55.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 19 (47.50%) VMware
6 19 (47.50%) SC Cleared
6 19 (47.50%) Security Cleared
7 16 (40.00%) Application Packaging
7 16 (40.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 15 (37.50%) HP
8 15 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
9 14 (35.00%) MS Exchange
9 14 (35.00%) DHCP
9 14 (35.00%) DNS
9 14 (35.00%) Exchange Server 2003
9 14 (35.00%) Replication
10 13 (32.50%) MS Office
10 13 (32.50%) Enterprise Storage
11 12 (30.00%) SQL
11 12 (30.00%) MS Project
12 11 (27.50%) SharePoint
12 11 (27.50%) Citrix
12 11 (27.50%) Banking
13 9 (22.50%) Finance
13 9 (22.50%) Microsoft App-V
13 9 (22.50%) Unit Testing
13 9 (22.50%) SCCM
14 8 (20.00%) Windows 2000

Altiris
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Altiris 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 Altiris. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (35.00%) MS Exchange
1 14 (35.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 11 (27.50%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.50%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 13 (32.50%) MS Office
2 12 (30.00%) MS Project
3 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (35.00%) DNS
1 14 (35.00%) DHCP
2 2 (5.00%) SMS
3 1 (2.50%) VPN
3 1 (2.50%) SAN
3 1 (2.50%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (2.50%) Structured Cabling
Development Applications
1 7 (17.50%) MSI
General
1 11 (27.50%) Banking
2 9 (22.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (35.00%) Build Engineer
2 5 (12.50%) Citrix Server Engineer
2 5 (12.50%) Server Engineer
2 5 (12.50%) Citrix Engineer
3 4 (10.00%) Citrix Administrator
3 4 (10.00%) Administrator
3 4 (10.00%) Applications Packager
4 3 (7.50%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (7.50%) Architect
5 2 (5.00%) Software Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Technical Architect
5 2 (5.00%) Consultant
6 1 (2.50%) Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Support Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (40.00%) Application Packaging
2 4 (10.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 14 (35.00%) Replication
2 13 (32.50%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.50%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 36 (90.00%) Windows
2 25 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 24 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (20.00%) Windows 2000
5 4 (10.00%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (22.50%) Unit Testing
2 6 (15.00%) Workflow
3 5 (12.50%) Migration
4 4 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 3 (7.50%) Integration Testing
6 2 (5.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (5.00%) Service Management
7 1 (2.50%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.00%) SQL
2 7 (17.50%) VBScript
3 2 (5.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (47.50%) SC Cleared
1 19 (47.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.00%) Degree
2 2 (5.00%) MCSE
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.00%) MCTS
3 1 (2.50%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 27 (67.50%) Active Directory
2 15 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (22.50%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (10.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 4 (10.00%) MetaFrame
5 2 (5.00%) XenApp
5 2 (5.00%) vSphere
6 1 (2.50%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 22 (55.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 16 (40.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 9 (22.50%) SCCM
4 1 (2.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 27 (67.50%) Microsoft
2 19 (47.50%) VMware
3 15 (37.50%) HP
4 11 (27.50%) Citrix
5 5 (12.50%) AppSense
6 3 (7.50%) LANDesk
6 3 (7.50%) Symantec
7 2 (5.00%) CA
7 2 (5.00%) CommVault
8 1 (2.50%) NetApp
8 1 (2.50%) Lotus
8 1 (2.50%) Apple
8 1 (2.50%) Cisco
8 1 (2.50%) EMC