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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Distribution
Rank 130 109 102
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -7
Contract jobs citing Software Distribution 1 14 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.039% 0.53% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.049% 0.67% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 1
Average daily rate £500 £347 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.89% -7.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £130 £347 £350
% change year-on-year
-62.58% -0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £20.80 -
% change year-on-year
-15.86% -
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
2031 2098 1682
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 79.71% 79.32% 74.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1091 1198 834
Average daily rate £380 £396 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.04% +5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 23 31
Average hourly rate £33.71 £27.50 £29.17
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% -5.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.77 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.60 £47.50 £41.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
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 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Edinburgh - 1 £500 -
Software Distribution
UK

Software Distribution
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) Middleware
3 5 (41.67%) Symantec
3 5 (41.67%) Finance
3 5 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
3 5 (41.67%) SAN
3 5 (41.67%) CA
3 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
3 5 (41.67%) ITIL
3 5 (41.67%) Windows
3 5 (41.67%) HTTP
3 5 (41.67%) HTTPS
3 5 (41.67%) Firewall
3 5 (41.67%) WSUS
3 5 (41.67%) SCCM
3 5 (41.67%) iSCSI
3 5 (41.67%) SC Cleared
3 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
3 5 (41.67%) NAS
3 5 (41.67%) Public Cloud
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
3 5 (41.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 4 (33.33%) Capacity Management
4 4 (33.33%) ITSM
4 4 (33.33%) OO
4 4 (33.33%) Python
4 4 (33.33%) SQL
4 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 3 (25.00%) HP

Software Distribution
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) Firewall
1 5 (41.67%) HTTP
1 5 (41.67%) HTTPS
1 5 (41.67%) iSCSI
1 5 (41.67%) NAS
1 5 (41.67%) SAN
2 2 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) MSDE
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Ant
1 2 (16.67%) Gradle
1 2 (16.67%) Maven
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Architect
1 4 (33.33%) Automation Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Applications Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Middleware Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Head of Operations
3 1 (8.33%) Head of Service Operations
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 1 (8.33%) MiFID Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Public Cloud
2 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (16.67%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
1 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL
1 5 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 4 (33.33%) ITSM
2 4 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (16.67%) Asset Management
3 2 (16.67%) Build Automation
3 2 (16.67%) Change Management
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (16.67%) Dependency Management
3 2 (16.67%) DevOps
3 2 (16.67%) High Availability
3 2 (16.67%) Issue Tracking
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Release Management
3 2 (16.67%) SDLC
3 2 (16.67%) Workflow
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (8.33%) Investment Management
4 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 4 (33.33%) Python
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) C
2 2 (16.67%) C++
2 2 (16.67%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) Jython
2 2 (16.67%) Perl
2 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) SC Cleared
1 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) MiFID
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 5 (41.67%) SCCM
1 5 (41.67%) WSUS
2 2 (16.67%) BladeLogic
2 2 (16.67%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 2 (16.67%) Puppet
2 2 (16.67%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) CA
2 5 (41.67%) Symantec
3 3 (25.00%) HP
4 2 (16.67%) BMC
4 2 (16.67%) Dell
Erskine, Renfrewshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £445.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago