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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CA
Rank 110 116 111
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Contract jobs citing CA 30 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.94% 0.51% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 2.65% 1.23% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 6 1
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£425 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% -1.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £295
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +35.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £21.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.25 £21.87 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+6.33% +6.65%
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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
1130 1141 966
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 35.42% 41.34% 39.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 519 548 444
Average daily rate £350 £349 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.28% -6.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 29 34
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.50 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.51% +25.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.80 £27.50 £32.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 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 +10 27 £425 -4.49%
Glasgow +5 2 - -
CA
UK

CA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 25 (52.08%) Finance
2 19 (39.58%) Mainframe
3 16 (33.33%) IBM
4 15 (31.25%) zOS
4 15 (31.25%) Banking
5 11 (22.92%) UNIX
6 10 (20.83%) SQL
6 10 (20.83%) CICS
7 9 (18.75%) DB2
7 9 (18.75%) Change Management
7 9 (18.75%) Migration
7 9 (18.75%) IBM Mainframe
8 8 (16.67%) WebSphere
8 8 (16.67%) Data Analysis
8 8 (16.67%) Windows
9 7 (14.58%) Oracle
9 7 (14.58%) Data Modelling
9 7 (14.58%) ETL
9 7 (14.58%) BMC
9 7 (14.58%) Informatica
9 7 (14.58%) PowerCenter
9 7 (14.58%) REXX
9 7 (14.58%) ERwin
9 7 (14.58%) ACCA
9 7 (14.58%) Data Quality
9 7 (14.58%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (14.58%) Performance Monitoring
9 7 (14.58%) Oracle Database
9 7 (14.58%) ETL Development
10 6 (12.50%) Analytical Skills

CA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (20.83%) CICS
2 8 (16.67%) WebSphere
3 5 (10.42%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (8.33%) WebSphere Portal
4 4 (8.33%) WebSphere Process Server
5 1 (2.08%) IIS
5 1 (2.08%) JBoss
5 1 (2.08%) JRun
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) CA PPM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) LDAP
1 4 (8.33%) SSL
2 3 (6.25%) HTTPS
3 2 (4.17%) SAN
3 2 (4.17%) Firewall
3 2 (4.17%) iSCSI
3 2 (4.17%) NAS
3 2 (4.17%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.08%) DNS
4 1 (2.08%) DHCP
4 1 (2.08%) FTP
4 1 (2.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.75%) DB2
2 7 (14.58%) PowerCenter
2 7 (14.58%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (14.58%) ERwin
2 4 (8.33%) Introscope
3 2 (4.17%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.17%) MSI
3 2 (4.17%) InstallShield
3 2 (4.17%) AdminStudio
General
1 25 (52.08%) Finance
2 15 (31.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (22.92%) Analyst
1 11 (22.92%) Administrator
2 8 (16.67%) Operations Analyst
3 7 (14.58%) Architect
4 6 (12.50%) ETL Architect
5 4 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
5 4 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Manager
5 4 (8.33%) Server Administrator
5 4 (8.33%) Business Manager
5 4 (8.33%) WebSphere Administrator
6 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) DB2 DBA
6 3 (6.25%) DBA
7 2 (4.17%) MI Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Tivoli Specialist
7 2 (4.17%) RACF Administrator
8 1 (2.08%) Identity Management Consultant
8 1 (2.08%) Identity Management Specialist
8 1 (2.08%) Informatica Architect
8 1 (2.08%) PMO Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.33%) Middleware
2 3 (6.25%) .NET Framework
2 3 (6.25%) Application Packaging
2 3 (6.25%) .NET
3 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.08%) COM+
3 1 (2.08%) ISAPI
3 1 (2.08%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
Miscellaneous
1 19 (39.58%) Mainframe
2 9 (18.75%) IBM Mainframe
3 6 (12.50%) Data Integration
3 6 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (10.42%) DataPower
5 4 (8.33%) LPAR
6 1 (2.08%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (31.25%) zOS
2 11 (22.92%) UNIX
3 8 (16.67%) Windows
4 4 (8.33%) AIX
4 4 (8.33%) Solaris
4 4 (8.33%) Linux
4 4 (8.33%) OS/2
5 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.75%) Change Management
1 9 (18.75%) Migration
2 8 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 7 (14.58%) Data Modelling
3 7 (14.58%) ETL
3 7 (14.58%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (14.58%) Performance Monitoring
3 7 (14.58%) ETL Development
4 6 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (8.33%) ITIL
6 2 (4.17%) Identity Management
6 2 (4.17%) Data Migration
6 2 (4.17%) Analytics
6 2 (4.17%) Software Distribution
7 1 (2.08%) Business Analytics
7 1 (2.08%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (2.08%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (2.08%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.08%) Programme Management
7 1 (2.08%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.83%) SQL
2 7 (14.58%) REXX
3 4 (8.33%) Shell Script
3 4 (8.33%) Jython
4 3 (6.25%) CLIST
4 3 (6.25%) JCL
4 3 (6.25%) VB
4 3 (6.25%) COBOL
5 2 (4.17%) Tcl
5 2 (4.17%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.08%) R
6 1 (2.08%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (14.58%) ACCA
2 6 (12.50%) CIMA
2 6 (12.50%) MBA
3 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.58%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.08%) P3O
2 1 (2.08%) BS7799
2 1 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.17%) RACF
2 2 (4.17%) VMware ESX
2 2 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.17%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 1 (2.08%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) Tivoli
1 4 (8.33%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 4 (8.33%) CA Wily
2 3 (6.25%) SCCM
3 2 (4.17%) WSUS
3 2 (4.17%) CA Endevor
3 2 (4.17%) OMEGAMON
3 2 (4.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (2.08%) WMI
Vendors
1 16 (33.33%) IBM
2 7 (14.58%) BMC
2 7 (14.58%) Informatica
2 7 (14.58%) Oracle
3 2 (4.17%) Symantec
3 2 (4.17%) VMware
3 2 (4.17%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.17%) HP
4 1 (2.08%) Citrix
4 1 (2.08%) Twitter
4 1 (2.08%) Veritas