The table below looks at the statistics for Software Distribution 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 Distribution over the 3 months to 20 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.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Distribution
Rank 117 112 103
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -9
Contract jobs citing Software Distribution 12 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.44% 0.040% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.057% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 3
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£275 - £360
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 - £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 - £362
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £275 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.36% -21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 - £32.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2095 1752 1759
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 76.29% 70.11% 66.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1060 891 835
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 37 70
Average hourly rate £20.50 £29.00 £17.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.31% +64.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £165.00 £35.30 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Software Distribution
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Software Distribution Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Software Distribution
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Software Distribution Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Software Distribution
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Distribution across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Software Distribution Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Software Distribution
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Software Distribution Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Software Distribution
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 Distribution within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 20 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -12 1 £426 -
Software Distribution
UK

Software Distribution
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Software Distribution 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 Distribution.

1 15 (71.43%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 15 (71.43%) NAS
2 14 (66.67%) Netcool
2 14 (66.67%) Tivoli
2 14 (66.67%) SAN
2 14 (66.67%) Clustering
3 13 (61.90%) Veritas
3 13 (61.90%) Solaris
3 13 (61.90%) Linux
4 12 (57.14%) SC Cleared
4 12 (57.14%) Security Cleared
5 11 (52.38%) Active Directory
5 11 (52.38%) SQL
5 11 (52.38%) Windows
6 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
6 9 (42.86%) Citrix
6 9 (42.86%) IPsec
6 9 (42.86%) Configuration Management
7 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
8 6 (28.57%) SCCM
9 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (23.81%) AIX
9 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2000
10 4 (19.05%) HP
11 3 (14.29%) Degree
11 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
11 3 (14.29%) ITIL
12 2 (9.52%) OpenView

Software Distribution
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

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

Communications & Networking
1 15 (71.43%) NAS
2 14 (66.67%) SAN
3 9 (42.86%) IPsec
4 1 (4.76%) iSCSI
4 1 (4.76%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2000
2 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
1 1 (4.76%) MSI
1 1 (4.76%) InstallShield
1 1 (4.76%) AdminStudio
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (19.05%) Integration Engineer
2 2 (9.52%) SCCM Consultant
2 2 (9.52%) Architect
2 2 (9.52%) Software Engineer
2 2 (9.52%) Consultant
2 2 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (4.76%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) Application Packaging
2 1 (4.76%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (66.67%) Clustering
2 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (61.90%) Solaris
1 13 (61.90%) Linux
2 11 (52.38%) Windows
3 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (23.81%) AIX
5 2 (9.52%) Windows XP
5 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
5 2 (9.52%) Windows 8
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Configuration Management
2 3 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (9.52%) CAE
3 2 (9.52%) Project Management
3 2 (9.52%) Change Management
3 2 (9.52%) ITSM
3 2 (9.52%) Migration
3 2 (9.52%) TOGAF
3 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (4.76%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) Tcl
2 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.76%) VB
3 1 (4.76%) REXX
3 1 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (57.14%) SC Cleared
1 12 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 3 (14.29%) Degree
3 2 (9.52%) MCSE
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (9.52%) PMP
3 2 (9.52%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 11 (52.38%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.76%) VMware ESX
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (71.43%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 14 (66.67%) Tivoli
2 14 (66.67%) Netcool
3 6 (28.57%) SCCM
4 2 (9.52%) SCOM
4 2 (9.52%) OpenView
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (4.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) Veritas
2 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 9 (42.86%) Citrix
3 4 (19.05%) HP
4 2 (9.52%) Symantec
5 1 (4.76%) VMware
5 1 (4.76%) CA