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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Distribution
Rank 119 110 108
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -2
Contract jobs citing Software Distribution 7 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.26% 0.43% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.60% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 6
Average daily rate - £385 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £195 £400 £360
% change year-on-year
-51.25% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £23.88 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- +36.42%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1912 1658 1855
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 72.15% 70.76% 66.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1021 860 977
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 26 68
Average hourly rate £25.00 £40.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +110.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £10.00 £9.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £60.00 £33.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Software Distribution
UK

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Software Distribution
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Software Distribution
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 16 (84.21%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 16 (84.21%) SC Cleared
1 16 (84.21%) Security Cleared
2 14 (73.68%) Windows
3 13 (68.42%) Linux
4 12 (63.16%) AIX
4 12 (63.16%) Solaris
4 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
4 12 (63.16%) SQL Server
4 12 (63.16%) SQL Server 2000
4 12 (63.16%) Tivoli
4 12 (63.16%) Netcool
4 12 (63.16%) SAN
4 12 (63.16%) Veritas
4 12 (63.16%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (63.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (63.16%) Clustering
4 12 (63.16%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (63.16%) NAS
5 5 (26.32%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (26.32%) Configuration Management
5 5 (26.32%) MS Office
5 5 (26.32%) Windows XP
6 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
6 4 (21.05%) Citrix
6 4 (21.05%) SQL
6 4 (21.05%) IPsec
7 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
7 2 (10.53%) Windows 8
7 2 (10.53%) Migration

Software Distribution
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (63.16%) SAN
1 12 (63.16%) NAS
2 4 (21.05%) IPsec
3 1 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (63.16%) SQL Server
1 12 (63.16%) SQL Server 2000
1 12 (63.16%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.26%) MSDE
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Maven
1 1 (5.26%) Gradle
1 1 (5.26%) Ant
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Wintel Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Integration Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Wintel Support
3 3 (15.79%) Wintel Support Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) SCCM Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) IT Support
5 1 (5.26%) Middleware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (63.16%) Clustering
2 1 (5.26%) Physics
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (73.68%) Windows
2 13 (68.42%) Linux
3 12 (63.16%) AIX
3 12 (63.16%) Solaris
3 12 (63.16%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (63.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (26.32%) Windows XP
5 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
5 2 (10.53%) Windows 8
6 1 (5.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Enterprise Architecture
1 5 (26.32%) Configuration Management
2 2 (10.53%) Migration
3 1 (5.26%) Release Management
3 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (5.26%) Dependency Management
3 1 (5.26%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (5.26%) Build Automation
3 1 (5.26%) Change Management
3 1 (5.26%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) Python
2 1 (5.26%) C
2 1 (5.26%) C++
2 1 (5.26%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) Perl
Qualifications
1 16 (84.21%) SC Cleared
1 16 (84.21%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 16 (84.21%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 12 (63.16%) Tivoli
2 12 (63.16%) Netcool
3 2 (10.53%) SCCM
3 2 (10.53%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
1 12 (63.16%) Veritas
2 4 (21.05%) Citrix