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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CA over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CA
Rank 111 117 110
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -7
Contract jobs citing CA 17 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.56% 0.50% 0.25%
As % of the Vendors category 1.51% 1.26% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 1
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£450 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.50% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £21.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £18.00 £19.04
% change year-on-year
+122.22% -5.46%
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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
1124 1031 1101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 37.10% 39.59% 45.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 596 484 524
Average daily rate £350 £363 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +2.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £233 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 26 30
Average hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.88% +60.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £15.50 £9.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.75 £32.00 £43.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -7.89%

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
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 6 May 2015. 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
Edinburgh -12 12 £450 +8.43%
Glasgow -1 2 - -
Renfrewshire - 2 £435 -
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UK

CA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 16 (55.17%) Finance
2 12 (41.38%) UNIX
2 12 (41.38%) Windows
3 11 (37.93%) Banking
4 10 (34.48%) WebSphere
4 10 (34.48%) SQL
5 9 (31.03%) Oracle
6 7 (24.14%) Linux
6 7 (24.14%) ETL
6 7 (24.14%) Data Modelling
6 7 (24.14%) Informatica
6 7 (24.14%) PowerCenter
6 7 (24.14%) Data Analysis
6 7 (24.14%) Data Integration
6 7 (24.14%) ERwin
6 7 (24.14%) Data Quality
6 7 (24.14%) Oracle Database
7 6 (20.69%) zOS
7 6 (20.69%) DB2
8 5 (17.24%) IBM
8 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
8 5 (17.24%) Migration
8 5 (17.24%) CICS
9 4 (13.79%) Jython
9 4 (13.79%) Introscope
9 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
9 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
9 4 (13.79%) WebSphere Process Server
9 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
9 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003

CA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 10 (34.48%) WebSphere
2 5 (17.24%) CICS
3 4 (13.79%) WebSphere Process Server
3 4 (13.79%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (13.79%) WebSphere Portal
4 3 (10.34%) IIS
5 2 (6.90%) JBoss
5 2 (6.90%) WebLogic
5 2 (6.90%) Tomcat
5 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
6 1 (3.45%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Office
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) CA PPM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) LDAP
2 2 (6.90%) HTTPS
2 2 (6.90%) SSL
2 2 (6.90%) SAN
2 2 (6.90%) Firewall
2 2 (6.90%) iSCSI
2 2 (6.90%) NAS
3 1 (3.45%) DHCP
3 1 (3.45%) HTTP
3 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (24.14%) PowerCenter
1 7 (24.14%) Oracle Database
2 6 (20.69%) DB2
3 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.45%) DTS
4 1 (3.45%) DataStage
4 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (24.14%) ERwin
2 4 (13.79%) Introscope
3 2 (6.90%) MSI
3 2 (6.90%) InstallShield
3 2 (6.90%) AdminStudio
3 2 (6.90%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.45%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (3.45%) JUnit
4 1 (3.45%) JMeter
4 1 (3.45%) Selenium
4 1 (3.45%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.45%) SoapUI
General
1 16 (55.17%) Finance
2 11 (37.93%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Architect
1 7 (24.14%) ETL Architect
2 5 (17.24%) Administrator
3 4 (13.79%) WebSphere Administrator
3 4 (13.79%) Server Administrator
3 4 (13.79%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
4 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Java Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Desktop Support
5 1 (3.45%) Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) DBA
5 1 (3.45%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Deployment Specialist
5 1 (3.45%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Tivoli Specialist
5 1 (3.45%) DB2 DBA
5 1 (3.45%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) Middleware
2 2 (6.90%) .NET
2 2 (6.90%) .NET Framework
2 2 (6.90%) Application Packaging
3 1 (3.45%) HTML5
3 1 (3.45%) REST
3 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.45%) SOAP
3 1 (3.45%) Web Services
3 1 (3.45%) XML
3 1 (3.45%) JMS
3 1 (3.45%) Spring
3 1 (3.45%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Data Integration
2 4 (13.79%) LPAR
3 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.34%) DataPower
4 2 (6.90%) Mainframe
5 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.45%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (3.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (3.45%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (41.38%) UNIX
1 12 (41.38%) Windows
2 7 (24.14%) Linux
3 6 (20.69%) zOS
4 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (13.79%) AIX
4 4 (13.79%) Solaris
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.45%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.45%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) Data Modelling
1 7 (24.14%) ETL
1 7 (24.14%) Data Analysis
2 5 (17.24%) Migration
3 4 (13.79%) ITIL
4 2 (6.90%) SOA
4 2 (6.90%) Change Management
4 2 (6.90%) Software Distribution
5 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.45%) Automated Testing
5 1 (3.45%) Pay per click
5 1 (3.45%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.45%) Project Planning
5 1 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (3.45%) Identity Management
5 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.45%) OO
Programming Languages
1 10 (34.48%) SQL
2 4 (13.79%) Jython
3 3 (10.34%) VB
3 3 (10.34%) REXX
4 2 (6.90%) Tcl
4 2 (6.90%) Shell Script
4 2 (6.90%) Java
4 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.45%) Clojure
5 1 (3.45%) R
5 1 (3.45%) ClojureScript
5 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.45%) VBScript
5 1 (3.45%) C
5 1 (3.45%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
1 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (24.14%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.45%) P3O
2 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.90%) VMware ESX
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) CA Wily
2 3 (10.34%) CA LISA
2 3 (10.34%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (6.90%) CA Single Sign-On
3 2 (6.90%) Tivoli
3 2 (6.90%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 2 (6.90%) WSUS
3 2 (6.90%) SCCM
4 1 (3.45%) Unicenter
4 1 (3.45%) CA Endevor
4 1 (3.45%) OMEGAMON
4 1 (3.45%) WMI
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) Oracle
2 7 (24.14%) Informatica
3 5 (17.24%) IBM
3 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
4 3 (10.34%) HP
4 3 (10.34%) VMware
5 2 (6.90%) TIBCO
5 2 (6.90%) Symantec
5 2 (6.90%) Remedy
5 2 (6.90%) Sun
6 1 (3.45%) Citrix
6 1 (3.45%) Veritas