The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Scotland region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Distribution
Rank 121 - 101
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Software Distribution 10 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.36% - 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% - 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 3
Average daily rate
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£320 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £340
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -19.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 - £32.50
Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2079 1711 1679
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 75.85% 69.98% 64.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1078 861 810
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 42 62
Average hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £16.61
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +20.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £165.00 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
Software Distribution
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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
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 1 August 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Distribution within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. 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
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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
Glasgow - 1 £426 -
Software Distribution
UK

Software Distribution
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 11 (64.71%) Windows
1 11 (64.71%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 11 (64.71%) NAS
2 10 (58.82%) Clustering
2 10 (58.82%) Netcool
2 10 (58.82%) Solaris
2 10 (58.82%) Linux
2 10 (58.82%) SAN
2 10 (58.82%) Tivoli
3 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
3 9 (52.94%) Veritas
3 9 (52.94%) SC Cleared
3 9 (52.94%) Security Cleared
4 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
4 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (41.18%) SQL
5 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
5 6 (35.29%) SCCM
6 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (29.41%) IPsec
6 5 (29.41%) AIX
6 5 (29.41%) Citrix
6 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2000
6 5 (29.41%) Configuration Management
7 4 (23.53%) HP
8 3 (17.65%) ITIL
8 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
8 3 (17.65%) Degree
9 2 (11.76%) Windows Vista

Software Distribution
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 11 (64.71%) NAS
2 10 (58.82%) SAN
3 5 (29.41%) IPsec
4 1 (5.88%) Firewall
4 1 (5.88%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MSI
1 1 (5.88%) InstallShield
1 1 (5.88%) AdminStudio
1 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (17.65%) Integration Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Architect
2 2 (11.76%) Software Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Consultant
2 2 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (11.76%) SCCM Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) Application Packaging
2 1 (5.88%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (58.82%) Clustering
2 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) Windows
2 10 (58.82%) Solaris
2 10 (58.82%) Linux
3 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (29.41%) AIX
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Vista
5 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
5 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
5 2 (11.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Configuration Management
2 3 (17.65%) ITIL
3 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (11.76%) TOGAF
3 2 (11.76%) Migration
3 2 (11.76%) CAE
3 2 (11.76%) ITSM
3 2 (11.76%) Project Management
3 2 (11.76%) Change Management
4 1 (5.88%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
2 2 (11.76%) Tcl
3 1 (5.88%) REXX
3 1 (5.88%) C
3 1 (5.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) SC Cleared
1 9 (52.94%) Security Cleared
2 3 (17.65%) Degree
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (11.76%) PMP
3 2 (11.76%) PMI Certification
3 2 (11.76%) MCSE
System Software
1 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.88%) VMware ESX
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (64.71%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 10 (58.82%) Netcool
2 10 (58.82%) Tivoli
3 6 (35.29%) SCCM
4 2 (11.76%) SCOM
4 2 (11.76%) OpenView
4 2 (11.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (5.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
1 9 (52.94%) Veritas
2 5 (29.41%) Citrix
3 4 (23.53%) HP
4 2 (11.76%) Symantec
5 1 (5.88%) CA
5 1 (5.88%) VMware