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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Distribution over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Distribution
Rank 97 122 114
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -8
Contract jobs citing Software Distribution 22 11 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.11% 0.38% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.38% 0.48% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 5 13
Median daily rate £341 £400 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.75% +20.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £400 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £448 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £400 £304
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +31.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £15.64 -
% change year-on-year
+29.49% -
Software Distribution
UK

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
1589 2285 2196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 80.41% 79.09% 77.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 940 1208 1223
Median daily rate £375 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 39 24
Median hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.35 £16.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

Software Distribution
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Software Distribution as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 3 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Distribution within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 3 December 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
Renfrewshire +11 21 £342 -14.50%
Glasgow - 1 £285 -
Software Distribution
UK

Software Distribution
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Software Distribution 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 Software Distribution.

1 24 (70.59%) ITIL
2 20 (58.82%) HP
2 20 (58.82%) Degree
2 20 (58.82%) Computer Science
3 19 (55.88%) Security Cleared
3 19 (55.88%) SC Cleared
4 17 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
4 17 (50.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 16 (47.06%) Microsoft
6 15 (44.12%) HTTP
6 15 (44.12%) HTTPS
6 15 (44.12%) SQL
6 15 (44.12%) Linux
7 14 (41.18%) Python
7 14 (41.18%) Active Directory
7 14 (41.18%) SAN
8 13 (38.24%) SQL Server
8 13 (38.24%) NAS
8 13 (38.24%) SCCM
9 11 (32.35%) Analytics
10 10 (29.41%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (29.41%) Microsoft App-V
11 9 (26.47%) Windows
11 9 (26.47%) Solaris
11 9 (26.47%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (26.47%) ITIL Certification
11 9 (26.47%) Service Design
12 8 (23.53%) Virtual Team Management
12 8 (23.53%) Virtual Team
12 8 (23.53%) Java

Software Distribution
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 6 (17.65%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 15 (44.12%) HTTP
1 15 (44.12%) HTTPS
2 14 (41.18%) SAN
3 13 (38.24%) NAS
4 7 (20.59%) IPsec
5 6 (17.65%) Firewall
5 6 (17.65%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.94%) LAN
6 1 (2.94%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (38.24%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (20.59%) French Language
1 7 (20.59%) German Language
Job Titles
1 6 (17.65%) Integration Engineer
2 5 (14.71%) SCCM Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Software Design Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Automation Tester
5 1 (2.94%) Consultant
5 1 (2.94%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Designer
5 1 (2.94%) IT Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Service Desk Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Software Deployment Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (2.94%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.65%) Middleware
2 2 (5.88%) JSON
2 2 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (58.82%) Computer Science
2 10 (29.41%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (23.53%) Virtual Team
4 7 (20.59%) Clustering
5 6 (17.65%) Management Information System
6 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (5.88%) Client/Server
7 1 (2.94%) iPad
7 1 (2.94%) iPhone
7 1 (2.94%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (44.12%) Linux
2 9 (26.47%) Solaris
2 9 (26.47%) Windows
3 7 (20.59%) Windows Server
4 2 (5.88%) AIX
4 2 (5.88%) HPUX
4 2 (5.88%) Unix
5 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.94%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (70.59%) ITIL
2 17 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
3 11 (32.35%) Analytics
4 9 (26.47%) Service Design
5 8 (23.53%) Virtual Team Management
6 7 (20.59%) Configuration Management
6 7 (20.59%) Server Building
7 6 (17.65%) Capacity Management
7 6 (17.65%) Escalation Management
7 6 (17.65%) ITSM
8 4 (11.76%) OO
9 2 (5.88%) Software Testing
10 1 (2.94%) Service Management
10 1 (2.94%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 15 (44.12%) SQL
2 14 (41.18%) Python
3 8 (23.53%) Java
4 6 (17.65%) JavaScript
4 6 (17.65%) Jython
4 6 (17.65%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.88%) Perl
5 2 (5.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (58.82%) Degree
2 19 (55.88%) SC Cleared
2 19 (55.88%) Security Cleared
3 9 (26.47%) ITIL Certification
3 9 (26.47%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.88%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.94%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (41.18%) Active Directory
2 10 (29.41%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 17 (50.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 13 (38.24%) SCCM
3 8 (23.53%) OVPA
4 7 (20.59%) Netcool
4 7 (20.59%) Tivoli
5 6 (17.65%) BladeLogic
5 6 (17.65%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 6 (17.65%) Puppet
5 6 (17.65%) SCOrch
6 1 (2.94%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (58.82%) HP
2 16 (47.06%) Microsoft
3 7 (20.59%) Citrix
3 7 (20.59%) Veritas
4 6 (17.65%) BMC
4 6 (17.65%) CA
4 6 (17.65%) Dell
5 1 (2.94%) Apple