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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CA
Rank 108 114 99
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -15
Contract jobs citing CA 18 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.68% 0.26% 0.57%
As % of the Vendors category 1.61% 0.55% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 5
Average daily rate £410 £400 £165
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +142.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £400 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £400 £269
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £373 £275
% change year-on-year
+6.71% +35.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -9.52%
Vendors Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1119 1088 1130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 42.23% 46.44% 40.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 533 519 537
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 34 63
Average hourly rate £22.50 £14.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.54% -34.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £9.95 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.40 £44.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
CA
UK

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -15 12 £260 -
Glasgow +13 4 £450 +12.50% 1
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UK

CA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 12 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 11 (34.38%) Mainframe
3 10 (31.25%) SQL Server
4 9 (28.13%) MS Office
4 9 (28.13%) SQL Server 2000
4 9 (28.13%) VMware
4 9 (28.13%) SC Cleared
5 8 (25.00%) CICS
5 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 7 (21.88%) SCCM
7 6 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (18.75%) XML
7 6 (18.75%) C#
7 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
7 6 (18.75%) Finance
8 5 (15.63%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (15.63%) Banking
8 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
8 5 (15.63%) Windows
8 5 (15.63%) Citrix
8 5 (15.63%) Unit Testing
9 4 (12.50%) Performance Management
9 4 (12.50%) XenApp
9 4 (12.50%) WSUS
9 4 (12.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
9 4 (12.50%) HP
9 4 (12.50%) MS Project
9 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (12.50%) Change Management

CA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 8 (25.00%) CICS
Applications
1 9 (28.13%) MS Office
2 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 4 (12.50%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.13%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 9 (28.13%) SQL Server 2000
3 5 (15.63%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (9.38%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MSI
General
1 6 (18.75%) Finance
2 5 (15.63%) Banking
3 3 (9.38%) Retail
4 2 (6.25%) Retail Banking
5 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (15.63%) Analyst
2 4 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Service Desk Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Mainframe Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Service Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Architect
5 1 (3.13%) Business Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Consultant
5 1 (3.13%) Development Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Senior Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Programmer
5 1 (3.13%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Applications Support
5 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (3.13%) Development Project Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) XML
2 3 (9.38%) Software Packaging
3 1 (3.13%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (34.38%) Mainframe
2 2 (6.25%) VSAM
3 1 (3.13%) PKI
3 1 (3.13%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Windows
2 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (9.38%) MVS
4 2 (6.25%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.63%) Unit Testing
2 4 (12.50%) Performance Management
2 4 (12.50%) Change Management
3 3 (9.38%) ITIL
4 2 (6.25%) Test Strategy
4 2 (6.25%) Migration
5 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.13%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.13%) Change Control
5 1 (3.13%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.75%) C#
1 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
2 3 (9.38%) VBScript
2 3 (9.38%) JCL
2 3 (9.38%) REXX
2 3 (9.38%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.13%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 12 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 9 (28.13%) SC Cleared
3 3 (9.38%) MCTS
3 3 (9.38%) MCP
3 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) SLA
2 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 6 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
3 4 (12.50%) XenApp
4 1 (3.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (21.88%) SCCM
2 4 (12.50%) WSUS
2 4 (12.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (3.13%) Tivoli
3 1 (3.13%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) VMware
2 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (15.63%) Citrix
4 4 (12.50%) HP
5 3 (9.38%) Oracle
5 3 (9.38%) IBM
6 1 (3.13%) BMC