The first table below looks at the demand for Software Deployment skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Deployment 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 of the Processes & Methodologies category 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.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Deployment
Rank 120 111 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing Software Deployment 6 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.23% 0.38% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.54% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Average daily rate £325 £325 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £305 £358
% change year-on-year
-9.68% -14.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-35.55% +28.57%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1912 1658 1855
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 72.15% 70.76% 66.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1021 860 977
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 26 68
Average hourly rate £25.00 £40.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +110.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £10.00 £9.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £60.00 £33.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Software Deployment
UK

Software Deployment
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Deployment across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Deployment Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Software Deployment
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Software Deployment across the Scotland region.

Software Deployment Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Software Deployment
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Software Deployment across the Scotland region.

Software Deployment Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Software Deployment
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 Software Deployment 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 -25 4 £325 -
Glasgow +11 2 - -
Software Deployment
UK

Software Deployment
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Software Deployment 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 Software Deployment.

1 12 (92.31%) Windows
1 12 (92.31%) MSI
1 12 (92.31%) Microsoft App-V
1 12 (92.31%) SCCM
1 12 (92.31%) Windows 7
2 10 (76.92%) InstallShield
2 10 (76.92%) Migration
2 10 (76.92%) VBScript
2 10 (76.92%) VB
3 8 (61.54%) Finance
4 7 (53.85%) PowerShell
5 5 (38.46%) Wise Package Studio
5 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (38.46%) Application Packaging
5 5 (38.46%) VMware
5 5 (38.46%) Windows XP
6 4 (30.77%) Citrix
6 4 (30.77%) Novell
6 4 (30.77%) ZENworks
6 4 (30.77%) XenApp
7 3 (23.08%) Dell KACE
7 3 (23.08%) Banking
7 3 (23.08%) Dell
8 2 (15.38%) MS Office
8 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
8 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
9 1 (7.69%) RACF

Software Deployment
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Software Deployment 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 Software Deployment. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 12 (92.31%) MSI
2 10 (76.92%) InstallShield
3 5 (38.46%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 8 (61.54%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Applications Packager
2 2 (15.38%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Implementation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Windows
1 12 (92.31%) Windows 7
2 5 (38.46%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) VBScript
1 10 (76.92%) VB
2 7 (53.85%) PowerShell
System Software
1 12 (92.31%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (30.77%) XenApp
4 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
5 1 (7.69%) RACF
Systems Management
1 12 (92.31%) SCCM
2 4 (30.77%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) VMware
2 4 (30.77%) Citrix
2 4 (30.77%) Novell
3 3 (23.08%) Dell KACE
3 3 (23.08%) Dell
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft