The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for knowledge and experience of CA products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited CA over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within CA Technologies.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
CA
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 66 53 73
Rank change year-on-year -13 +20  
Contract jobs citing CA 4 36 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.45% 2.38% 0.57%
As % of the Vendors category 1.18% 6.81% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 15 7
Median daily rate £210 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -55.78% +5.55%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £430 £400
% change year-on-year -5.81% +7.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £50.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -40.00% +25.00%  

CA is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 339 529 399
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 38.13% 34.92% 28.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 283 205
Median daily rate £413 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £523 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 4
Median hourly rate £22.50 £39.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.30% +116.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £19.80 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £41.00 £30.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.50 £17.22
% change year-on-year -16.64% +13.21%  

CA
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing CA as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for CA in Edinburgh

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CA in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for CA in Edinburgh

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CA in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CA in Edinburgh

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CA 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for CA.

1 6 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
3 4 (44.44%) Law
3 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
3 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (33.33%) Skype for Business
4 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (33.33%) XenApp
4 3 (33.33%) XenDesktop
4 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (33.33%) SCCM
4 3 (33.33%) SCOM
4 3 (33.33%) ITIL
4 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 3 (33.33%) DHCP
4 3 (33.33%) DNS
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (33.33%) Citrix
4 3 (33.33%) Symantec
4 3 (33.33%) Blackberry
4 3 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (33.33%) Windows 10
4 3 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring

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Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 3 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 3 (33.33%) Skype for Business
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (22.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) DHCP
1 3 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (22.22%) LDAP
2 2 (22.22%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
3 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
3 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) WinDbg
General
1 4 (44.44%) Law
2 3 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) IT Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Active Directory Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Systems Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (22.22%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) DBA
4 1 (11.11%) Mainframe Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) SQL DBA
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (11.11%) Sun Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (33.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (11.11%) Clustering
3 1 (11.11%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (11.11%) Mainframe
3 1 (11.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (22.22%) Solaris
3 2 (22.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
1 3 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
1 3 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Application Performance Monitoring
3 1 (11.11%) Capacity Management
3 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) REXX
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) MCDBA
1 1 (11.11%) MCITP
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) PMO
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (33.33%) XenApp
2 3 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
3 2 (22.22%) VMware ESX
3 2 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) SCCM
1 3 (33.33%) SCOM
1 3 (33.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 3 (33.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (22.22%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Citrix
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 3 (33.33%) Symantec
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco
2 2 (22.22%) ForgeRock
2 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
2 2 (22.22%) Sun
2 2 (22.22%) Varonis
2 2 (22.22%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) AppDynamics