The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of CA 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 CA over the 3 months to 25 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 CA Technologies.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CA
Rank 120 108 87
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -21
Contract jobs citing CA 13 4 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.47% 0.16% 0.76%
As % of the Vendors category 1.06% 0.40% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 5
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +128.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £400 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £400 £364
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £290 £337
% change year-on-year
+43.10% -13.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Average hourly rate £21.00 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.73 £20.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -3.52%
Vendors Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1227 1002 1071
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 44.63% 40.65% 40.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 607 452 431
Average daily rate £350 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £221 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 32 61
Average hourly rate £18.00 £14.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% -21.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £32.20 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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CA
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CA across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 25 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CA within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 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
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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
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Stirling - - - -
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CA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing CA 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 CA.

1 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
2 10 (34.48%) MS Office
2 10 (34.48%) Security Cleared
3 9 (31.03%) Mainframe
3 9 (31.03%) SC Cleared
4 8 (27.59%) Active Directory
4 8 (27.59%) SCCM
4 8 (27.59%) VMware
5 7 (24.14%) Finance
5 7 (24.14%) Citrix
5 7 (24.14%) Windows
6 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
6 6 (20.69%) IBM
6 6 (20.69%) CICS
6 6 (20.69%) Banking
6 6 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (17.24%) WebSphere
7 5 (17.24%) WSUS
7 5 (17.24%) HP
7 5 (17.24%) Windows XP
8 4 (13.79%) SLA
8 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
8 4 (13.79%) REXX
8 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2000
8 4 (13.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 4 (13.79%) Middleware
8 4 (13.79%) Blackberry
8 4 (13.79%) Introscope
8 4 (13.79%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (13.79%) Java EE

CA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing CA 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 CA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (20.69%) CICS
2 5 (17.24%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.45%) IBM Notes
3 1 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 10 (34.48%) MS Office
2 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) Firewall
2 1 (3.45%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (3.45%) iSCSI
2 1 (3.45%) NAS
2 1 (3.45%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (3.45%) LDAP
2 1 (3.45%) HTTP
2 1 (3.45%) VPN
2 1 (3.45%) HTTPS
2 1 (3.45%) SSL
2 1 (3.45%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (6.90%) DB2
4 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Introscope
2 1 (3.45%) JMeter
2 1 (3.45%) Selenium
2 1 (3.45%) Cucumber
2 1 (3.45%) SoapUI
2 1 (3.45%) JUnit
2 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.45%) ClearCase
2 1 (3.45%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (3.45%) ClearQuest
2 1 (3.45%) MSI
2 1 (3.45%) InstallShield
2 1 (3.45%) AdminStudio
General
1 7 (24.14%) Finance
2 6 (20.69%) Banking
3 3 (10.34%) Retail
4 2 (6.90%) Retail Banking
5 1 (3.45%) International Banking
5 1 (3.45%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 3 (10.34%) Desktop Support
1 3 (10.34%) Developer
1 3 (10.34%) Analyst
1 3 (10.34%) Support Engineer
1 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (10.34%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 3 (10.34%) Desktop Engineer
1 3 (10.34%) Architect
1 3 (10.34%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (6.90%) Project Manager
2 2 (6.90%) Applications Architect
2 2 (6.90%) Mainframe Developer
3 1 (3.45%) Systems Programmer
3 1 (3.45%) Mainframe Architect
3 1 (3.45%) CICS Systems Programmer
3 1 (3.45%) CICS Programmer
3 1 (3.45%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (3.45%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (3.45%) Design Engineer
3 1 (3.45%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) Java EE
1 4 (13.79%) Middleware
2 3 (10.34%) HTML
3 2 (6.90%) XML
4 1 (3.45%) JMS
4 1 (3.45%) .NET
4 1 (3.45%) SOAP
4 1 (3.45%) Application Packaging
4 1 (3.45%) HTML5
4 1 (3.45%) REST
4 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.45%) Spring
4 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Mainframe
2 4 (13.79%) Blackberry
3 2 (6.90%) VSAM
4 1 (3.45%) PKI
4 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.45%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (3.45%) DataPower
4 1 (3.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) Windows
2 5 (17.24%) Windows XP
3 4 (13.79%) Windows 7
4 3 (10.34%) Windows Vista
4 3 (10.34%) MVS
5 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.45%) zOS
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (13.79%) Performance Management
2 3 (10.34%) Software Deployment
2 3 (10.34%) Migration
3 2 (6.90%) Incident Management
3 2 (6.90%) Integration Testing
3 2 (6.90%) ITIL
3 2 (6.90%) Test Strategy
4 1 (3.45%) Build Automation
4 1 (3.45%) Change Control
4 1 (3.45%) Software Distribution
4 1 (3.45%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (3.45%) SOA
4 1 (3.45%) Service Management
4 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.45%) Identity Management
4 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.45%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
1 4 (13.79%) REXX
2 3 (10.34%) Java
3 2 (6.90%) Python
3 2 (6.90%) Perl
3 2 (6.90%) PHP
3 2 (6.90%) JCL
4 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.45%) Clojure
4 1 (3.45%) ClojureScript
4 1 (3.45%) Tcl
4 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.45%) SQL
4 1 (3.45%) VB
4 1 (3.45%) C#
4 1 (3.45%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 10 (34.48%) Security Cleared
2 9 (31.03%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) SLA
2 1 (3.45%) GAAP
2 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 8 (27.59%) Active Directory
2 6 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (13.79%) XenApp
3 4 (13.79%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (6.90%) vSphere
5 1 (3.45%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (27.59%) SCCM
2 5 (17.24%) WSUS
3 4 (13.79%) CA Wily
3 4 (13.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (10.34%) Tivoli
5 1 (3.45%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 1 (3.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (3.45%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
2 8 (27.59%) VMware
3 7 (24.14%) Citrix
4 6 (20.69%) IBM
5 5 (17.24%) HP
6 3 (10.34%) Lumension
6 3 (10.34%) AppSense
7 2 (6.90%) Symantec
7 2 (6.90%) Oracle
8 1 (3.45%) Cisco
8 1 (3.45%) BMC
8 1 (3.45%) Lotus
8 1 (3.45%) Apple
8 1 (3.45%) Altiris
8 1 (3.45%) ArcSight
Scotland
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Edinburgh
Orgtel
Rate: £280 - £310 per day + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago