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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CA
Rank 82 110 117
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +7
Contract jobs citing CA 44 25 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.00% 0.77% 0.59%
As % of the Vendors category 4.38% 2.09% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 16 9
Median daily rate £475 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +13.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £445 £399
% change year-on-year
+6.74% +11.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £12.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £26.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+60.37% +15.21%
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
1005 1199 1168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 45.66% 37.17% 42.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 559 561 628
Median daily rate £330 £358 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £490 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 45 34
Median hourly rate £21.00 £18.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.51% +12.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £32.43 £49.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.89 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+0.64% -0.63%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 +17 27 £475 +11.76% 1
Renfrewshire - 9 £415 -
West Dunbartonshire - 5 £425 -
Glasgow +9 3 £358 -
CA
UK

CA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 (53.33%) Finance
2 46 (38.33%) ITIL
3 42 (35.00%) Mainframe
4 41 (34.17%) SQL
5 36 (30.00%) HP
6 32 (26.67%) IBM
7 30 (25.00%) Windows
8 28 (23.33%) Microsoft
9 25 (20.83%) Linux
9 25 (20.83%) Tivoli
9 25 (20.83%) PowerShell
10 22 (18.33%) SCOM
10 22 (18.33%) Unix
11 21 (17.50%) Active Directory
12 20 (16.67%) Service Management
12 20 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
13 19 (15.83%) Firewall
14 17 (14.17%) Java
14 17 (14.17%) Identity Access Management
15 16 (13.33%) SQL Server
16 15 (12.50%) Red Hat
16 15 (12.50%) Security Cleared
16 15 (12.50%) CA Spectrum
17 14 (11.67%) Regular Expression
17 14 (11.67%) HTTPS
17 14 (11.67%) VBScript
17 14 (11.67%) Perl
18 13 (10.83%) JavaScript
18 13 (10.83%) AIX
18 13 (10.83%) HPUX

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 10 (8.33%) WebSphere
2 9 (7.50%) MS Exchange
3 8 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 8 (6.67%) OpenStack
4 7 (5.83%) SharePoint
5 5 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (3.33%) CICS
6 4 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (3.33%) Skype for Business
7 3 (2.50%) GlassFish
7 3 (2.50%) JBoss
8 2 (1.67%) PowerExchange
Applications
1 5 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Faxination
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.67%) Office 365
2 1 (0.83%) HP Helion
2 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (15.83%) Firewall
2 14 (11.67%) HTTPS
3 11 (9.17%) LDAP
3 11 (9.17%) SAN
4 10 (8.33%) DHCP
4 10 (8.33%) DNS
4 10 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 10 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 9 (7.50%) SSL
6 6 (5.00%) NAS
7 5 (4.17%) HTTP
7 5 (4.17%) iSCSI
7 5 (4.17%) SMTP
8 4 (3.33%) NetScaler
9 2 (1.67%) Intranet
10 1 (0.83%) Internet
10 1 (0.83%) LAN
10 1 (0.83%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.67%) Oracle Database
2 8 (6.67%) PowerCenter
2 8 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (5.00%) DB2
4 4 (3.33%) Big Data
4 4 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.67%) Data Lake
5 2 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.67%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.83%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (6.67%) ERwin
2 3 (2.50%) Introscope
3 2 (1.67%) ProC
General
1 64 (53.33%) Finance
2 9 (7.50%) Banking
3 3 (2.50%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.67%) Law
5 1 (0.83%) Advertising
5 1 (0.83%) Back Office
5 1 (0.83%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 36 (30.00%) Analyst
2 33 (27.50%) Operations Analyst
3 32 (26.67%) Mainframe Analyst
3 32 (26.67%) Mainframe Operations Analyst
4 18 (15.00%) Consultant
5 11 (9.17%) Administrator
5 11 (9.17%) Architect
6 10 (8.33%) Network Engineer
7 9 (7.50%) Systems Administrator
8 8 (6.67%) Monitoring Engineer
8 8 (6.67%) Monitoring Specialist
8 8 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
9 7 (5.83%) Informatica Consultant
9 7 (5.83%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
10 6 (5.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 6 (5.00%) Identity Management Specialist
11 5 (4.17%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
11 5 (4.17%) Automation Engineer
11 5 (4.17%) DB2 DBA
11 5 (4.17%) Tivoli Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.67%) Regular Expression
2 11 (9.17%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
3 10 (8.33%) Middleware
4 5 (4.17%) J2EE
5 3 (2.50%) Hibernate
5 3 (2.50%) HTML
5 3 (2.50%) Java EE
5 3 (2.50%) Struts
6 1 (0.83%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 42 (35.00%) Mainframe
2 11 (9.17%) DataPower
3 8 (6.67%) Blackberry
4 6 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.00%) PKI
5 5 (4.17%) Clustering
5 5 (4.17%) Data Centre
6 4 (3.33%) Public Cloud
7 3 (2.50%) IBM Mainframe
7 3 (2.50%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.50%) Replication
8 2 (1.67%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.67%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.67%) User Experience
8 2 (1.67%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.83%) Health Informatics
9 1 (0.83%) Informatics
9 1 (0.83%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 30 (25.00%) Windows
2 25 (20.83%) Linux
3 22 (18.33%) Unix
4 20 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (10.83%) AIX
5 13 (10.83%) HPUX
5 13 (10.83%) Solaris
6 12 (10.00%) Windows Server
7 11 (9.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (9.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (9.17%) Windows XP
8 9 (7.50%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (5.83%) zOS
10 4 (3.33%) Windows 10
10 4 (3.33%) Windows 7
11 3 (2.50%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (38.33%) ITIL
2 20 (16.67%) Service Management
3 17 (14.17%) Identity Access Management
4 13 (10.83%) ITIL V3
5 12 (10.00%) Release Management
6 10 (8.33%) Load Balancing
6 10 (8.33%) Migration
6 10 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
7 9 (7.50%) ITSM
8 8 (6.67%) Data Analysis
8 8 (6.67%) Data Migration
8 8 (6.67%) Data Modelling
8 8 (6.67%) ETL
8 8 (6.67%) ETL Development
9 6 (5.00%) High Availability
9 6 (5.00%) Identity Management
9 6 (5.00%) OO
10 5 (4.17%) Information Security
10 5 (4.17%) Service Delivery
10 5 (4.17%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 41 (34.17%) SQL
2 25 (20.83%) PowerShell
3 17 (14.17%) Java
4 14 (11.67%) Perl
4 14 (11.67%) VBScript
5 13 (10.83%) JavaScript
6 12 (10.00%) Bourne shell
6 12 (10.00%) Korn
7 11 (9.17%) Python
8 9 (7.50%) Shell Script
9 8 (6.67%) Jython
10 5 (4.17%) PHP
10 5 (4.17%) REXX
11 2 (1.67%) C
11 2 (1.67%) C++
11 2 (1.67%) Groovy
12 1 (0.83%) JCL
Qualifications
1 15 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 13 (10.83%) SC Cleared
3 12 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (2.50%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.67%) Degree
6 1 (0.83%) MCSE
6 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.67%) Data Quality
2 6 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (17.50%) Active Directory
2 11 (9.17%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 10 (8.33%) RACF
4 6 (5.00%) Hyper-V
4 6 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (3.33%) XenApp
6 4 (3.33%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.83%) ACF2
7 1 (0.83%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.83%) Time Sharing Option
7 1 (0.83%) UAG
7 1 (0.83%) vCloud
7 1 (0.83%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.83%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 25 (20.83%) Tivoli
2 22 (18.33%) SCOM
3 15 (12.50%) CA Spectrum
4 13 (10.83%) HP SiteScope
5 12 (10.00%) Netcool
6 11 (9.17%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 10 (8.33%) SCCM
8 8 (6.67%) BladeLogic
8 8 (6.67%) Puppet
8 8 (6.67%) SCOrch
8 8 (6.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 7 (5.83%) HP Operations Orchestration
10 6 (5.00%) CA Single Sign-On
10 6 (5.00%) Microsoft Clustering
10 6 (5.00%) SCVMM
11 5 (4.17%) Failover Clustering
11 5 (4.17%) WSUS
12 4 (3.33%) OMEGAMON
12 4 (3.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 3 (2.50%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 36 (30.00%) HP
2 32 (26.67%) IBM
3 28 (23.33%) Microsoft
4 15 (12.50%) Red Hat
5 11 (9.17%) BMC
6 10 (8.33%) CheckPoint
6 10 (8.33%) Cisco
6 10 (8.33%) F5
6 10 (8.33%) Fortinet
6 10 (8.33%) Juniper
6 10 (8.33%) Oracle
6 10 (8.33%) SolarWinds
6 10 (8.33%) TippingPoint
7 9 (7.50%) Symantec
8 8 (6.67%) Citrix
8 8 (6.67%) Dell
8 8 (6.67%) Informatica
8 8 (6.67%) Teradata
9 6 (5.00%) VMware
10 5 (4.17%) arcserve