The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CA products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CA over the 3 months to 24 June 2016 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 CA Technologies.

3 months to
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CA
Rank 81 109 123
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +14
Contract jobs citing CA 76 26 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.59% 0.85% 0.29%
As % of the Vendors category 5.39% 2.39% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 14 2
Median daily rate £456 £375 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.66% +12.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £399
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.87% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 3
Median hourly rate £36.00 - £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £23.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+56.52% +27.77%
CA
UK

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
1410 1087 1091
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 48.07% 35.69% 39.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 702 528 527
Median daily rate £350 £347 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.72% -0.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £361 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 37 28
Median hourly rate £38.25 £16.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+139.06% -23.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £11.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.81% +8.82%

CA
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing CA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

CA Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

CA
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

CA Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

CA
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CA across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 June 2016.

CA Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

CA
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

CA Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

CA
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 CA within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +6 40 £475 +26.66%
Renfrewshire - 23 £300 -
Glasgow +6 7 £400 - 1
Stirling - 2 £425 -
CA
UK

CA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing CA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for CA.

1 64 (49.61%) Finance
2 57 (44.19%) ITIL
3 50 (38.76%) HP
4 45 (34.88%) SQL
5 37 (28.68%) Active Directory
6 32 (24.81%) Windows
7 31 (24.03%) Service Management
8 27 (20.93%) Microsoft
8 27 (20.93%) PowerShell
9 25 (19.38%) Unix
10 24 (18.60%) IBM
10 24 (18.60%) RACF
10 24 (18.60%) Firewall
10 24 (18.60%) Identity Access Management
11 23 (17.83%) Security Cleared
12 21 (16.28%) CA Single Sign-On
13 20 (15.50%) Mainframe
13 20 (15.50%) SC Cleared
14 19 (14.73%) SCOM
14 19 (14.73%) Tivoli
14 19 (14.73%) Linux
15 18 (13.95%) JavaScript
15 18 (13.95%) Windows Server 2008
15 18 (13.95%) Windows Server
16 17 (13.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 17 (13.18%) SQL Server
16 17 (13.18%) Python
17 16 (12.40%) Stakeholder Management
18 15 (11.63%) Java
18 15 (11.63%) BMC

CA
Top Related 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 9 (6.98%) WebSphere
2 8 (6.20%) MS Exchange
3 7 (5.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 7 (5.43%) OpenStack
4 6 (4.65%) SharePoint
5 5 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (3.10%) GlassFish
6 4 (3.10%) JBoss
7 3 (2.33%) CICS
7 3 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (2.33%) Skype for Business
8 2 (1.55%) PowerExchange
Applications
1 6 (4.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.55%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.78%) Faxination
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.30%) SaaS
2 1 (0.78%) HP Helion
2 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (18.60%) Firewall
2 14 (10.85%) SAN
3 11 (8.53%) HTTPS
4 10 (7.75%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 10 (7.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 9 (6.98%) DHCP
5 9 (6.98%) DNS
5 9 (6.98%) NAS
6 8 (6.20%) HTTP
6 8 (6.20%) iSCSI
7 6 (4.65%) LAN
7 6 (4.65%) WAN
8 5 (3.88%) LDAP
8 5 (3.88%) SMTP
9 4 (3.10%) NetScaler
10 3 (2.33%) SSL
11 1 (0.78%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (13.18%) SQL Server
2 13 (10.08%) Oracle Database
3 10 (7.75%) PowerCenter
4 7 (5.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (4.65%) Relational Database
6 5 (3.88%) DB2
7 4 (3.10%) Big Data
7 4 (3.10%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (3.10%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.55%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 10 (7.75%) ERwin
2 4 (3.10%) Introscope
3 2 (1.55%) ProC
General
1 64 (49.61%) Finance
2 12 (9.30%) Banking
3 11 (8.53%) Financial Institution
4 7 (5.43%) Law
5 2 (1.55%) Marketing
6 1 (0.78%) Advertising
6 1 (0.78%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 31 (24.03%) Consultant
2 22 (17.05%) Architect
3 17 (13.18%) Security Consultant
4 14 (10.85%) Analyst
5 13 (10.08%) Administrator
6 11 (8.53%) Security Architect
7 10 (7.75%) Engagement Manager
7 10 (7.75%) Network Engineer
8 9 (6.98%) Operations Analyst
8 9 (6.98%) Systems Administrator
9 8 (6.20%) Monitoring Specialist
10 7 (5.43%) Informatica Consultant
10 7 (5.43%) Mainframe Analyst
10 7 (5.43%) Mainframe Operations Analyst
11 6 (4.65%) Monitoring Engineer
12 5 (3.88%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
12 5 (3.88%) DB2 DBA
12 5 (3.88%) DBA
12 5 (3.88%) Systems Engineer
12 5 (3.88%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (10.85%) Middleware
2 11 (8.53%) Regular Expression
3 5 (3.88%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
4 4 (3.10%) Hibernate
4 4 (3.10%) HTML
4 4 (3.10%) Java EE
4 4 (3.10%) Struts
5 1 (0.78%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 20 (15.50%) Mainframe
2 14 (10.85%) Data Centre
3 12 (9.30%) Public Cloud
4 8 (6.20%) Hedge funds
5 7 (5.43%) Blackberry
6 6 (4.65%) Management Information System
6 6 (4.65%) PKI
7 5 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (3.88%) Clustering
7 5 (3.88%) DataPower
8 3 (2.33%) Replication
9 2 (1.55%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.55%) Health Informatics
9 2 (1.55%) IBM Mainframe
9 2 (1.55%) Informatics
9 2 (1.55%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.78%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 32 (24.81%) Windows
2 25 (19.38%) Unix
3 19 (14.73%) Linux
4 18 (13.95%) Windows Server
4 18 (13.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (8.53%) AIX
5 11 (8.53%) HPUX
5 11 (8.53%) Solaris
6 10 (7.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (7.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (7.75%) Windows XP
6 10 (7.75%) zOS
7 8 (6.20%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (2.33%) OS/2
8 3 (2.33%) Windows 10
8 3 (2.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (44.19%) ITIL
2 31 (24.03%) Service Management
3 24 (18.60%) Identity Access Management
4 16 (12.40%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (10.85%) ITSM
5 14 (10.85%) Resource Management
6 12 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (9.30%) Change Control
6 12 (9.30%) ITIL V3
6 12 (9.30%) PRINCE2
6 12 (9.30%) Project Management
6 12 (9.30%) Scrum
6 12 (9.30%) SDLC
6 12 (9.30%) Waterfall
7 11 (8.53%) Migration
8 10 (7.75%) Data Analysis
8 10 (7.75%) Data Modelling
8 10 (7.75%) ETL
8 10 (7.75%) Network Monitoring
8 10 (7.75%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (34.88%) SQL
2 27 (20.93%) PowerShell
3 18 (13.95%) JavaScript
4 17 (13.18%) Python
5 15 (11.63%) Java
6 13 (10.08%) Jython
7 11 (8.53%) Perl
7 11 (8.53%) VBScript
8 10 (7.75%) Bourne shell
8 10 (7.75%) Korn
9 5 (3.88%) PHP
9 5 (3.88%) REXX
10 3 (2.33%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.78%) C
11 1 (0.78%) C++
11 1 (0.78%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 23 (17.83%) Security Cleared
2 20 (15.50%) SC Cleared
3 11 (8.53%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (3.10%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.55%) Degree
6 1 (0.78%) MCSE
6 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.78%) OCA
6 1 (0.78%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (13.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (7.75%) Data Quality
3 5 (3.88%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (28.68%) Active Directory
2 24 (18.60%) RACF
3 11 (8.53%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (4.65%) Hyper-V
4 6 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (3.88%) ACF2
5 5 (3.88%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 5 (3.88%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (2.33%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (2.33%) XenApp
6 3 (2.33%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.78%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.78%) UAG
7 1 (0.78%) vCloud
7 1 (0.78%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (16.28%) CA Single Sign-On
2 19 (14.73%) SCOM
2 19 (14.73%) Tivoli
3 15 (11.63%) CA Spectrum
4 14 (10.85%) SCCM
5 13 (10.08%) BladeLogic
5 13 (10.08%) Puppet
6 12 (9.30%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 12 (9.30%) SCOrch
7 10 (7.75%) HP SiteScope
7 10 (7.75%) Netcool
8 9 (6.98%) WSUS
9 7 (5.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 6 (4.65%) Microsoft Clustering
10 6 (4.65%) SCVMM
11 5 (3.88%) Failover Clustering
11 5 (3.88%) Tivoli Identity Manager
11 5 (3.88%) zSecure
12 4 (3.10%) CA Wily
12 4 (3.10%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 50 (38.76%) HP
2 27 (20.93%) Microsoft
3 24 (18.60%) IBM
4 15 (11.63%) BMC
5 14 (10.85%) Oracle
5 14 (10.85%) Red Hat
6 13 (10.08%) Dell
7 12 (9.30%) Remedy
7 12 (9.30%) ServiceNow
7 12 (9.30%) Symantec
8 10 (7.75%) CheckPoint
8 10 (7.75%) Cisco
8 10 (7.75%) F5
8 10 (7.75%) Fortinet
8 10 (7.75%) Informatica
8 10 (7.75%) Juniper
8 10 (7.75%) SolarWinds
8 10 (7.75%) TippingPoint
9 8 (6.20%) Teradata
10 7 (5.43%) Citrix