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 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CA
Rank 118 110 92
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -18
Contract jobs citing CA 9 4 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.32% 0.16% 0.61%
As % of the Vendors category 0.69% 0.40% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 4
Average daily rate
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£416 £400 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.91% +135.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £400 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £400 £228
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
+12.28% +4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £12.00 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.31% +17.14%
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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
1295 1008 1045
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 46.47% 40.40% 39.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 654 485 421
Average daily rate £350 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £175 £181
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 28 24 72
Average hourly rate £17.00 £13.63 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.77% -26.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.20 £29.60 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

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 August 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 August 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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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 August 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 8 (38.10%) Windows
1 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 7 (33.33%) Finance
3 6 (28.57%) MS Office
4 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
4 5 (23.81%) IBM
4 5 (23.81%) Windows XP
4 5 (23.81%) Banking
4 5 (23.81%) WebSphere
4 5 (23.81%) SCCM
4 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
4 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
4 5 (23.81%) Windows 7
5 4 (19.05%) CA Wily
5 4 (19.05%) Performance Management
5 4 (19.05%) Java EE
5 4 (19.05%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (19.05%) Introscope
5 4 (19.05%) VMware
5 4 (19.05%) SLA
5 4 (19.05%) Middleware
5 4 (19.05%) Blackberry
5 4 (19.05%) Mainframe
6 3 (14.29%) MVS
6 3 (14.29%) Tivoli
6 3 (14.29%) Citrix
6 3 (14.29%) CICS
6 3 (14.29%) REXX
6 3 (14.29%) HTML
6 3 (14.29%) Java

CA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 5 (23.81%) WebSphere
2 3 (14.29%) CICS
3 1 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (4.76%) IBM Notes
3 1 (4.76%) PegaRULES
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) MS Office
2 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (4.76%) SAN
2 1 (4.76%) HTTP
2 1 (4.76%) VPN
2 1 (4.76%) HTTPS
2 1 (4.76%) SSL
2 1 (4.76%) LDAP
2 1 (4.76%) iSCSI
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (4.76%) NAS
2 1 (4.76%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
1 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Introscope
2 2 (9.52%) SoapUI
2 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
2 2 (9.52%) MSI
3 1 (4.76%) InstallShield
3 1 (4.76%) AdminStudio
3 1 (4.76%) ClearQuest
3 1 (4.76%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (4.76%) ClearCase
3 1 (4.76%) JUnit
3 1 (4.76%) JMeter
3 1 (4.76%) Selenium
3 1 (4.76%) ReSharper
3 1 (4.76%) FxCop
3 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.76%) MSBuild
3 1 (4.76%) T4 Templates
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (23.81%) Banking
3 2 (9.52%) Retail
4 1 (4.76%) Retail Banking
4 1 (4.76%) International Banking
4 1 (4.76%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 3 (14.29%) Architect
1 3 (14.29%) Support Engineer
1 3 (14.29%) Desktop Support
1 3 (14.29%) Developer
1 3 (14.29%) Analyst
1 3 (14.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 3 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (9.52%) Applications Architect
2 2 (9.52%) Mainframe Developer
3 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
3 1 (4.76%) Business Analyst
3 1 (4.76%) Java Developer
3 1 (4.76%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (4.76%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (4.76%) Design Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) IBM Mainframe Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) Java EE
1 4 (19.05%) Middleware
2 3 (14.29%) HTML
3 2 (9.52%) .NET
4 1 (4.76%) JMS
4 1 (4.76%) ADO.NET
4 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.76%) SOAP
4 1 (4.76%) Web Services
4 1 (4.76%) XML
4 1 (4.76%) Spring
4 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
4 1 (4.76%) WCF
4 1 (4.76%) Application Packaging
4 1 (4.76%) HTML5
4 1 (4.76%) REST
4 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Blackberry
1 4 (19.05%) Mainframe
2 2 (9.52%) DataPower
2 2 (9.52%) VSAM
2 2 (9.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (4.76%) PKI
3 1 (4.76%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (4.76%) Credit Risk
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Windows
2 5 (23.81%) Windows XP
2 5 (23.81%) Windows 7
3 3 (14.29%) MVS
3 3 (14.29%) Windows Vista
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.76%) UNIX
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Performance Management
2 3 (14.29%) Software Deployment
3 2 (9.52%) Integration Testing
3 2 (9.52%) Migration
3 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
3 2 (9.52%) ITIL
3 2 (9.52%) SOA
4 1 (4.76%) Service Management
4 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.76%) Automated Testing
4 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.76%) Identity Management
4 1 (4.76%) Change Control
4 1 (4.76%) Build Automation
4 1 (4.76%) Software Distribution
4 1 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) REXX
1 3 (14.29%) Java
1 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 2 (9.52%) Perl
2 2 (9.52%) PHP
2 2 (9.52%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) VB
2 2 (9.52%) C#
2 2 (9.52%) Python
2 2 (9.52%) JCL
3 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.76%) Tcl
3 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.76%) Clojure
3 1 (4.76%) ClojureScript
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
1 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) SLA
2 2 (9.52%) QA
3 1 (4.76%) GAAP
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (9.52%) vSphere
3 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.76%) VMware ESX
4 1 (4.76%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) SCCM
2 4 (19.05%) CA Wily
3 3 (14.29%) Tivoli
3 3 (14.29%) CA LISA
4 1 (4.76%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 1 (4.76%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (4.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 5 (23.81%) IBM
3 4 (19.05%) VMware
4 3 (14.29%) Citrix
4 3 (14.29%) AppSense
4 3 (14.29%) Lumension
5 2 (9.52%) Altiris
5 2 (9.52%) Symantec
6 1 (4.76%) Apple
6 1 (4.76%) Lotus
6 1 (4.76%) HP
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco
6 1 (4.76%) LANDesk
6 1 (4.76%) ArcSight