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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Distribution
Rank 134 120 124
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +4
Contract jobs citing Software Distribution 16 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.54% 0.40% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 0.50% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 0
Median daily rate £420 £385 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £210
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +80.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £11.00 -
% change year-on-year
+58.63% -
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
2480 2388 2024
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 83.08% 79.26% 76.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1413 1285 1094
Median daily rate £380 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £251 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 65 26
Median hourly rate £38.00 £30.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.59% +1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.73 £12.10 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £40.00 £180.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.41
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.35%

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
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 5 May 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 -28 14 £420 -
Software Distribution
UK

Software Distribution
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 13 (76.47%) HTTP
1 13 (76.47%) HTTPS
2 12 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 12 (70.59%) Security Cleared
2 12 (70.59%) SCCM
2 12 (70.59%) SC Cleared
3 11 (64.71%) ITIL
3 11 (64.71%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 10 (58.82%) HP
5 9 (52.94%) Windows
5 9 (52.94%) Windows Server
6 8 (47.06%) iSCSI
6 8 (47.06%) SCOrch
6 8 (47.06%) Public Cloud
6 8 (47.06%) PowerShell
6 8 (47.06%) NAS
6 8 (47.06%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 8 (47.06%) Puppet
6 8 (47.06%) BladeLogic
6 8 (47.06%) Python
6 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
6 8 (47.06%) SQL
6 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
6 8 (47.06%) Dell
6 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
6 8 (47.06%) Middleware
6 8 (47.06%) SAN
6 8 (47.06%) BMC
6 8 (47.06%) CA
6 8 (47.06%) Firewall

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 3 (17.65%) OpenStack
2 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (76.47%) HTTP
1 13 (76.47%) HTTPS
2 8 (47.06%) Firewall
2 8 (47.06%) iSCSI
2 8 (47.06%) NAS
2 8 (47.06%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (17.65%) Automation Engineer
1 3 (17.65%) Software Engineer
2 1 (5.88%) Design Engineer
2 1 (5.88%) Head of Operations
2 1 (5.88%) Head of Service Operations
2 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Tester
2 1 (5.88%) Software Design Engineer
2 1 (5.88%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Public Cloud
2 7 (41.18%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Windows
1 9 (52.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) ITIL
2 8 (47.06%) ITSM
3 7 (41.18%) Analytics
4 4 (23.53%) OO
5 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.88%) ITIL V3
6 1 (5.88%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
6 1 (5.88%) Service Design
6 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
6 1 (5.88%) Test Strategy
6 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
1 8 (47.06%) Jython
1 8 (47.06%) PowerShell
1 8 (47.06%) Python
1 8 (47.06%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (70.59%) SC Cleared
1 12 (70.59%) Security Cleared
2 5 (29.41%) Degree
2 5 (29.41%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (23.53%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.88%) OCA
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
2 7 (41.18%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 12 (70.59%) SCCM
2 11 (64.71%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 8 (47.06%) BladeLogic
3 8 (47.06%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 8 (47.06%) Puppet
3 8 (47.06%) SCOrch
4 4 (23.53%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 10 (58.82%) HP
3 8 (47.06%) BMC
3 8 (47.06%) CA
3 8 (47.06%) Dell
4 4 (23.53%) Symantec