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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CA
Rank 69 114 122
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +8
Contract jobs citing CA 57 28 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.47% 0.86% 0.33%
As % of the Vendors category 5.72% 2.38% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 21 6
Median daily rate £475 £425 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +2.24%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £410
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +3.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £35.50 - £12.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.25 £23.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+71.27% +6.81%
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
997 1177 1189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 43.27% 35.99% 43.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 519 548 591
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £480 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 51 25
Median hourly rate £39.00 £17.50 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+122.85% +10.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £9.15 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £39.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 46 £475 +11.76%
Glasgow +11 5 £400 -
Renfrewshire - 4 £320 -
West Dunbartonshire - 2 £425 -
CA
UK

CA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 72 (54.14%) Finance
2 46 (34.59%) Mainframe
3 45 (33.83%) ITIL
4 40 (30.08%) SQL
5 36 (27.07%) HP
6 29 (21.80%) IBM
7 28 (21.05%) Windows
8 25 (18.80%) Service Management
8 25 (18.80%) Microsoft
9 24 (18.05%) Active Directory
10 22 (16.54%) Tivoli
10 22 (16.54%) SCOM
10 22 (16.54%) PowerShell
11 21 (15.79%) Unix
11 21 (15.79%) Linux
12 20 (15.04%) Windows Server 2008
13 19 (14.29%) Firewall
14 18 (13.53%) Java
14 18 (13.53%) Identity Access Management
15 16 (12.03%) RACF
15 16 (12.03%) Security Cleared
16 15 (11.28%) Red Hat
16 15 (11.28%) CA Spectrum
17 14 (10.53%) VBScript
17 14 (10.53%) Perl
17 14 (10.53%) SQL Server
17 14 (10.53%) Regular Expression
17 14 (10.53%) SC Cleared
18 13 (9.77%) HP SiteScope
18 13 (9.77%) ITIL V3

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 (7.52%) WebSphere
2 9 (6.77%) MS Exchange
3 8 (6.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 8 (6.02%) OpenStack
4 7 (5.26%) SharePoint
5 5 (3.76%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (3.76%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (3.01%) CICS
6 4 (3.01%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (3.01%) GlassFish
6 4 (3.01%) JBoss
6 4 (3.01%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.50%) PowerExchange
Applications
1 5 (3.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.50%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.75%) Faxination
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.50%) Office 365
1 2 (1.50%) SaaS
2 1 (0.75%) HP Helion
2 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (14.29%) Firewall
2 10 (7.52%) DHCP
2 10 (7.52%) DNS
2 10 (7.52%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 10 (7.52%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 9 (6.77%) SAN
4 8 (6.02%) HTTPS
5 7 (5.26%) LDAP
6 6 (4.51%) LAN
6 6 (4.51%) WAN
7 5 (3.76%) SMTP
7 5 (3.76%) SSL
8 4 (3.01%) NAS
8 4 (3.01%) NetScaler
9 3 (2.26%) HTTP
9 3 (2.26%) iSCSI
10 2 (1.50%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.52%) Oracle Database
2 10 (7.52%) PowerCenter
3 8 (6.02%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (4.51%) DB2
4 6 (4.51%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.01%) Big Data
5 4 (3.01%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (3.01%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.50%) Data Lake
6 2 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.50%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 10 (7.52%) ERwin
2 4 (3.01%) Introscope
3 2 (1.50%) ProC
General
1 72 (54.14%) Finance
2 9 (6.77%) Banking
3 8 (6.02%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.50%) Law
4 2 (1.50%) Marketing
5 1 (0.75%) Advertising
5 1 (0.75%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 36 (27.07%) Analyst
2 33 (24.81%) Operations Analyst
3 32 (24.06%) Mainframe Analyst
3 32 (24.06%) Mainframe Operations Analyst
4 26 (19.55%) Consultant
5 21 (15.79%) Architect
6 12 (9.02%) Security Consultant
7 11 (8.27%) Administrator
8 10 (7.52%) Network Engineer
9 9 (6.77%) Security Architect
9 9 (6.77%) Systems Administrator
10 8 (6.02%) Monitoring Engineer
10 8 (6.02%) Monitoring Specialist
10 8 (6.02%) Systems Engineer
11 7 (5.26%) Informatica Consultant
11 7 (5.26%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
12 6 (4.51%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 5 (3.76%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
13 5 (3.76%) DB2 DBA
13 5 (3.76%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (10.53%) Regular Expression
2 7 (5.26%) Middleware
2 7 (5.26%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
3 4 (3.01%) Hibernate
3 4 (3.01%) HTML
3 4 (3.01%) Java EE
3 4 (3.01%) Struts
4 2 (1.50%) J2EE
5 1 (0.75%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 46 (34.59%) Mainframe
2 8 (6.02%) Blackberry
3 7 (5.26%) Data Centre
3 7 (5.26%) DataPower
4 6 (4.51%) Hedge funds
4 6 (4.51%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.51%) PKI
5 5 (3.76%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.76%) Clustering
6 4 (3.01%) Public Cloud
7 3 (2.26%) IBM Mainframe
7 3 (2.26%) Replication
8 2 (1.50%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.50%) Health Informatics
8 2 (1.50%) Informatics
8 2 (1.50%) User Experience
8 2 (1.50%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.75%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 28 (21.05%) Windows
2 21 (15.79%) Linux
2 21 (15.79%) Unix
3 20 (15.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (9.77%) AIX
4 13 (9.77%) HPUX
4 13 (9.77%) Solaris
5 11 (8.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (8.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (8.27%) Windows XP
5 11 (8.27%) zOS
6 10 (7.52%) Windows Server
7 9 (6.77%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (3.01%) Windows 10
8 4 (3.01%) Windows 7
9 3 (2.26%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (33.83%) ITIL
2 25 (18.80%) Service Management
3 18 (13.53%) Identity Access Management
4 13 (9.77%) ITIL V3
5 12 (9.02%) Migration
5 12 (9.02%) Release Management
6 10 (7.52%) Data Analysis
6 10 (7.52%) Data Migration
6 10 (7.52%) Data Modelling
6 10 (7.52%) ETL
6 10 (7.52%) ETL Development
6 10 (7.52%) Load Balancing
6 10 (7.52%) Network Monitoring
7 8 (6.02%) ITSM
8 6 (4.51%) Application Performance Management
8 6 (4.51%) High Availability
8 6 (4.51%) Matrix Organization
8 6 (4.51%) Network Design
8 6 (4.51%) Performance Management
8 6 (4.51%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 40 (30.08%) SQL
2 22 (16.54%) PowerShell
3 18 (13.53%) Java
4 14 (10.53%) Perl
4 14 (10.53%) VBScript
5 12 (9.02%) Bourne shell
5 12 (9.02%) Korn
6 11 (8.27%) JavaScript
7 9 (6.77%) Python
8 6 (4.51%) PHP
9 5 (3.76%) Jython
9 5 (3.76%) REXX
9 5 (3.76%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.50%) C
10 2 (1.50%) C++
10 2 (1.50%) Groovy
11 1 (0.75%) JCL
Qualifications
1 16 (12.03%) Security Cleared
2 14 (10.53%) SC Cleared
3 12 (9.02%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.50%) Degree
5 1 (0.75%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.75%) MCSE
5 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.75%) OCA
5 1 (0.75%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (7.52%) Data Quality
3 5 (3.76%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (18.05%) Active Directory
2 16 (12.03%) RACF
3 11 (8.27%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (5.26%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 6 (4.51%) Hyper-V
5 6 (4.51%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (3.76%) ACF2
6 5 (3.76%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (3.01%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (3.01%) XenApp
7 4 (3.01%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.75%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.75%) Time Sharing Option
8 1 (0.75%) UAG
8 1 (0.75%) vCloud
8 1 (0.75%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 22 (16.54%) SCOM
1 22 (16.54%) Tivoli
2 15 (11.28%) CA Spectrum
3 13 (9.77%) HP SiteScope
4 12 (9.02%) CA Single Sign-On
4 12 (9.02%) Netcool
5 11 (8.27%) SCCM
6 8 (6.02%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 7 (5.26%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 6 (4.51%) Microsoft Clustering
8 6 (4.51%) SCVMM
9 5 (3.76%) BladeLogic
9 5 (3.76%) Failover Clustering
9 5 (3.76%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 5 (3.76%) Puppet
9 5 (3.76%) SCOrch
9 5 (3.76%) WSUS
9 5 (3.76%) zSecure
10 4 (3.01%) CA Wily
10 4 (3.01%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 36 (27.07%) HP
2 29 (21.80%) IBM
3 25 (18.80%) Microsoft
4 15 (11.28%) Red Hat
5 12 (9.02%) Oracle
6 10 (7.52%) CheckPoint
6 10 (7.52%) Cisco
6 10 (7.52%) F5
6 10 (7.52%) Fortinet
6 10 (7.52%) Informatica
6 10 (7.52%) Juniper
6 10 (7.52%) SolarWinds
6 10 (7.52%) TippingPoint
7 9 (6.77%) Symantec
8 8 (6.02%) BMC
8 8 (6.02%) Citrix
8 8 (6.02%) Teradata
9 6 (4.51%) VMware
10 5 (3.76%) arcserve
10 5 (3.76%) Cyber-Ark