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 22 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 CA Technologies.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CA
Rank 109 109 97
Rank change year-on-year
0 -12
Contract jobs citing CA 16 8 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.58% 0.32% 0.67%
As % of the Vendors category 1.28% 0.78% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 5
Average daily rate
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£413 £413 £140
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +194.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £383 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £478 £171
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £12.00 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 - £15.00
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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
1253 1032 1059
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 45.06% 41.50% 39.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 663 492 457
Average daily rate £350 £360 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.84% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £190 £185
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 40 32 76
Average hourly rate £17.00 £13.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.63% -31.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £38.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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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CA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (45.83%) Microsoft
2 10 (41.67%) Windows
3 9 (37.50%) Banking
4 7 (29.17%) WebSphere
4 7 (29.17%) Windows 7
4 7 (29.17%) Windows XP
5 6 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 6 (25.00%) SCCM
5 6 (25.00%) Finance
6 5 (20.83%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (20.83%) ITIL
6 5 (20.83%) MS Office
6 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
7 4 (16.67%) Middleware
7 4 (16.67%) IBM
7 4 (16.67%) Blackberry
7 4 (16.67%) SQL
7 4 (16.67%) Introscope
7 4 (16.67%) VMware
7 4 (16.67%) Firewall
7 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (16.67%) Java EE
7 4 (16.67%) Performance Management
7 4 (16.67%) CA Wily
7 4 (16.67%) CA LISA
8 3 (12.50%) Change Control
8 3 (12.50%) Lumension
8 3 (12.50%) Software Deployment
8 3 (12.50%) Continuous Integration

CA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 7 (29.17%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.17%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.17%) IIS
2 1 (4.17%) IBM Notes
2 1 (4.17%) Apache
2 1 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (4.17%) PegaRULES
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS Office
2 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) Firewall
2 2 (8.33%) SAN
2 2 (8.33%) DHCP
2 2 (8.33%) iSCSI
2 2 (8.33%) NAS
3 1 (4.17%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (4.17%) HTTP
3 1 (4.17%) VPN
3 1 (4.17%) HTTPS
3 1 (4.17%) SSL
3 1 (4.17%) LDAP
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) DTS
3 1 (4.17%) DataStage
3 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Introscope
2 3 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 3 (12.50%) MSI
3 2 (8.33%) InstallShield
3 2 (8.33%) AdminStudio
3 2 (8.33%) SoapUI
4 1 (4.17%) MSBuild
4 1 (4.17%) T4 Templates
4 1 (4.17%) JUnit
4 1 (4.17%) ClearCase
4 1 (4.17%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (4.17%) ClearQuest
4 1 (4.17%) JMeter
4 1 (4.17%) ReSharper
4 1 (4.17%) Selenium
4 1 (4.17%) FxCop
4 1 (4.17%) Cucumber
General
1 9 (37.50%) Banking
2 6 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (8.33%) Law
3 2 (8.33%) Retail
3 2 (8.33%) Retail Banking
4 1 (4.17%) International Banking
4 1 (4.17%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 4 (16.67%) Desktop Support
1 4 (16.67%) Support Engineer
1 4 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 4 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Architect
2 3 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Programme Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Applications Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Programme Test Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Environment Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (4.17%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Software Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Developer
4 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (4.17%) Design Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Java Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) Middleware
1 4 (16.67%) Java EE
2 3 (12.50%) HTML
2 3 (12.50%) .NET
3 2 (8.33%) Web Services
3 2 (8.33%) Application Packaging
3 2 (8.33%) .NET Framework
4 1 (4.17%) WCF
4 1 (4.17%) HTML5
4 1 (4.17%) REST
4 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
4 1 (4.17%) XML
4 1 (4.17%) JMS
4 1 (4.17%) Spring
4 1 (4.17%) ADO.NET
4 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.17%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Blackberry
2 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.33%) DataPower
2 2 (8.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Credit Risk
3 1 (4.17%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) Windows
2 7 (29.17%) Windows XP
2 7 (29.17%) Windows 7
3 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (12.50%) Windows Vista
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.17%) UNIX
4 1 (4.17%) zOS
4 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) ITIL
2 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (16.67%) Performance Management
3 3 (12.50%) Change Control
3 3 (12.50%) Software Deployment
3 3 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 3 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (8.33%) Migration
4 2 (8.33%) Integration Testing
4 2 (8.33%) Software Distribution
4 2 (8.33%) Change Management
4 2 (8.33%) SOA
4 2 (8.33%) Project Management
5 1 (4.17%) Service Management
5 1 (4.17%) Identity Management
5 1 (4.17%) Automated Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (4.17%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) SQL
2 3 (12.50%) VB
2 3 (12.50%) Java
2 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.33%) Perl
3 2 (8.33%) PHP
3 2 (8.33%) Python
3 2 (8.33%) REXX
3 2 (8.33%) Tcl
3 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.17%) Clojure
4 1 (4.17%) ClojureScript
4 1 (4.17%) C#
4 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) SLA
2 1 (4.17%) GAAP
2 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (4.17%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (4.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) SCCM
2 4 (16.67%) CA Wily
2 4 (16.67%) CA LISA
3 3 (12.50%) Tivoli
4 2 (8.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (8.33%) WSUS
4 2 (8.33%) Unicenter
5 1 (4.17%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.67%) VMware
2 4 (16.67%) IBM
3 3 (12.50%) Symantec
3 3 (12.50%) Lumension
3 3 (12.50%) AppSense
3 3 (12.50%) Citrix
4 2 (8.33%) HP
4 2 (8.33%) Altiris
5 1 (4.17%) LANDesk
5 1 (4.17%) ArcSight
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle
5 1 (4.17%) JBoss
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco
5 1 (4.17%) Lotus
5 1 (4.17%) Apple
5 1 (4.17%) TIBCO