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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Distribution
UK / Scotland
Rank 97 120 109
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -11
Contract jobs citing Software Distribution 10 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.57% 0.24% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.29% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 4
Median daily rate £405 £423 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.14% +21.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £390 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £472 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.51% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.00 £15.38 £20.80
% change year-on-year
-21.97% -26.05%

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
1474 2095 2218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 84.13% 82.87% 81.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 880 1130 1253
Median daily rate £388 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 26 41
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.75 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.42% +73.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £17.70 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £50.00 £49.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

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 27 February 2017. 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 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 +18 9 £410 +0.92% 1
Glasgow - 1 £350 -
Software Distribution
UK

Software Distribution
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 26 (76.47%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 23 (67.65%) SQL
2 23 (67.65%) Linux
2 23 (67.65%) HTTP
2 23 (67.65%) HTTPS
3 22 (64.71%) Active Directory
3 22 (64.71%) SC Cleared
3 22 (64.71%) Security Cleared
4 16 (47.06%) PowerShell
4 16 (47.06%) Windows
4 16 (47.06%) Configuration Management
4 16 (47.06%) Virtual Environments
5 15 (44.12%) Windows Server
6 14 (41.18%) Microsoft
6 14 (41.18%) ITIL
7 13 (38.24%) SQL Server
7 13 (38.24%) SAN
7 13 (38.24%) NAS
8 12 (35.29%) Degree
8 12 (35.29%) Computer Science
9 11 (32.35%) SCCM
9 11 (32.35%) HP
10 10 (29.41%) VB
10 10 (29.41%) Tcl
10 10 (29.41%) MSI
10 10 (29.41%) Analytics
10 10 (29.41%) Patch Management
11 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (26.47%) Windows 10
11 9 (26.47%) Enterprise Software

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 (14.71%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 23 (67.65%) HTTP
1 23 (67.65%) HTTPS
2 13 (38.24%) NAS
2 13 (38.24%) SAN
3 9 (26.47%) SSL
4 7 (20.59%) IPsec
5 6 (17.65%) Firewall
5 6 (17.65%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (38.24%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (29.41%) MSI
Job Titles
1 6 (17.65%) Integration Engineer
2 4 (11.76%) 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%) Designer
5 1 (2.94%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (2.94%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.65%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (35.29%) Computer Science
2 9 (26.47%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (20.59%) Clustering
4 1 (2.94%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 23 (67.65%) Linux
2 16 (47.06%) Windows
3 15 (44.12%) Windows Server
4 9 (26.47%) Windows 10
4 9 (26.47%) Windows 7
4 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (26.47%) Windows XP
5 7 (20.59%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (47.06%) Configuration Management
1 16 (47.06%) Virtual Environments
2 14 (41.18%) ITIL
3 10 (29.41%) Analytics
3 10 (29.41%) Patch Management
4 9 (26.47%) Prototyping
4 9 (26.47%) Service Design
4 9 (26.47%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 7 (20.59%) Server Building
6 6 (17.65%) ITSM
7 4 (11.76%) OO
Programming Languages
1 23 (67.65%) SQL
2 16 (47.06%) PowerShell
3 10 (29.41%) Tcl
3 10 (29.41%) VB
4 9 (26.47%) REXX
5 6 (17.65%) JavaScript
5 6 (17.65%) Jython
5 6 (17.65%) Python
Qualifications
1 22 (64.71%) SC Cleared
1 22 (64.71%) Security Cleared
2 12 (35.29%) Degree
3 8 (23.53%) ITIL Certification
3 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.88%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 22 (64.71%) Active Directory
2 9 (26.47%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 26 (76.47%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 11 (32.35%) SCCM
3 7 (20.59%) Netcool
3 7 (20.59%) Tivoli
4 6 (17.65%) BladeLogic
4 6 (17.65%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 6 (17.65%) Puppet
4 6 (17.65%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 14 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 11 (32.35%) HP
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
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