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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Distribution
UK / Scotland
Rank - 123 106
Contract jobs citing Software Distribution 0 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.16% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.20% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 6
Median daily rate - £403 £336
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +19.92%
UK excluding London median daily rate £185 £130 £340
% change year-on-year
+42.30% -61.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.00 £16.64 -
% change year-on-year
-27.87% -

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
1380 2031 2128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 82.73% 79.71% 80.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 793 1103 1189
Median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £265 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 25 23
Median hourly rate £42.00 £33.71 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.59% +18.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £16.50 £15.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.30 £47.65 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 16 (61.54%) ITIL
1 16 (61.54%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 16 (61.54%) SC Cleared
1 16 (61.54%) Security Cleared
1 16 (61.54%) Virtual Environments
2 14 (53.85%) Degree
2 14 (53.85%) Computer Science
2 14 (53.85%) HTTP
2 14 (53.85%) HTTPS
2 14 (53.85%) Microsoft
3 13 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 13 (50.00%) HP
3 13 (50.00%) Linux
3 13 (50.00%) SQL
3 13 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 13 (50.00%) SAN
3 13 (50.00%) NAS
4 11 (42.31%) SCCM
5 10 (38.46%) Analytics
6 9 (34.62%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (34.62%) Service Design
6 9 (34.62%) Microsoft App-V
7 8 (30.77%) Python
7 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (30.77%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (26.92%) Solaris
8 7 (26.92%) IPsec
8 7 (26.92%) Clustering
8 7 (26.92%) Veritas
8 7 (26.92%) Tivoli

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 5 (19.23%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 14 (53.85%) HTTP
1 14 (53.85%) HTTPS
2 13 (50.00%) NAS
2 13 (50.00%) SAN
3 7 (26.92%) IPsec
4 6 (23.08%) Firewall
4 6 (23.08%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (3.85%) French Language
1 1 (3.85%) German Language
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Integration Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) SCCM Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Software Design Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Automation Tester
5 1 (3.85%) Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Designer
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (53.85%) Computer Science
2 9 (34.62%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (26.92%) Clustering
4 2 (7.69%) Virtual Team
5 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.85%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (50.00%) Linux
2 7 (26.92%) Solaris
3 6 (23.08%) Windows
3 6 (23.08%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (61.54%) ITIL
1 16 (61.54%) Virtual Environments
2 10 (38.46%) Analytics
3 9 (34.62%) Service Design
4 7 (26.92%) Configuration Management
4 7 (26.92%) Server Building
5 6 (23.08%) ITSM
6 4 (15.38%) OO
7 2 (7.69%) Virtual Team Management
8 1 (3.85%) Capacity Management
8 1 (3.85%) Escalation Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (50.00%) SQL
2 8 (30.77%) Python
3 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 6 (23.08%) Jython
3 6 (23.08%) PowerShell
4 2 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (61.54%) SC Cleared
1 16 (61.54%) Security Cleared
2 14 (53.85%) Degree
3 8 (30.77%) ITIL Certification
3 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (7.69%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 13 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (34.62%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 16 (61.54%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 11 (42.31%) SCCM
3 7 (26.92%) Netcool
3 7 (26.92%) Tivoli
4 6 (23.08%) BladeLogic
4 6 (23.08%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 6 (23.08%) Puppet
4 6 (23.08%) SCOrch
5 2 (7.69%) OVPA
Vendors
1 14 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 13 (50.00%) HP
3 7 (26.92%) Citrix
3 7 (26.92%) Veritas
4 6 (23.08%) BMC
4 6 (23.08%) CA
4 6 (23.08%) Dell