The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 30 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.

CA
UK / Scotland
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 76 112
Rank change year-on-year -27 +36  
Contract jobs citing CA 6 56 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.34% 2.14% 0.55%
As % of the Vendors category 0.78% 5.17% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 33 10
Median daily rate £210 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -53.33% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £440 £400
% change year-on-year -12.50% +10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.38 £40.00
% change year-on-year -12.72% -14.06%  

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 Scotland.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 771 1083 1076
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 43.29% 41.45% 36.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 424 596 576
Median daily rate £375 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £243 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 17 38
Median hourly rate £23.00 £43.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.51% +168.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £13.82 £12.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.98 £50.00 £42.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% +10.29%  

CA
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

CA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CA in Scotland

CA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CA in Scotland

CA
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 CA within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 March 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
Edinburgh -16 4 £210 -55.78%
CA
UK

For the 6 months to 30 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 Scotland region with a requirement for CA.

1 6 (40.00%) Windows
1 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
1 6 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (33.33%) Unix
2 5 (33.33%) LDAP
3 4 (26.67%) HTTPS
3 4 (26.67%) ITIL
3 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (26.67%) Law
4 3 (20.00%) Tivoli
4 3 (20.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 3 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 3 (20.00%) Symantec
4 3 (20.00%) Blackberry
4 3 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (20.00%) Project Management
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (20.00%) SSL
4 3 (20.00%) DNS
4 3 (20.00%) IBM
4 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (20.00%) Citrix
4 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (20.00%) DHCP
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008

CA
Co-occurring 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 3 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (20.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (13.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) LDAP
2 4 (26.67%) HTTPS
3 3 (20.00%) DHCP
3 3 (20.00%) DNS
3 3 (20.00%) SSL
4 2 (13.33%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (6.67%) Firewall
5 1 (6.67%) HTTP
5 1 (6.67%) Internet
5 1 (6.67%) iSCSI
5 1 (6.67%) NAS
5 1 (6.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
3 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
3 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) WinDbg
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Law
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) IT Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) PMO Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (13.33%) Active Directory Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Identity Management Specialist
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Systems Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) DBA
4 1 (6.67%) Identity and Access Management Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Identity Management Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Mainframe Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Management Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) SQL DBA
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (6.67%) Sun Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
2 2 (13.33%) J2EE
3 1 (6.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (20.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (20.00%) DataPower
3 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.67%) Clustering
4 1 (6.67%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (6.67%) Mainframe
4 1 (6.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Unix
3 3 (20.00%) Windows 10
3 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (13.33%) Solaris
5 1 (6.67%) Linux
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
2 3 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (20.00%) Project Management
2 3 (20.00%) Project Planning
2 3 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) Identity Management
3 2 (13.33%) Information Security
3 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.67%) Application Performance Monitoring
4 1 (6.67%) Capacity Management
4 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
4 1 (6.67%) ITSM
4 1 (6.67%) OO
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (6.67%) Security Patching
4 1 (6.67%) Software Distribution
4 1 (6.67%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.67%) Jython
3 1 (6.67%) Python
3 1 (6.67%) REXX
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) MCDBA
2 1 (6.67%) MCITP
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) PMO
1 3 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (20.00%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 3 (20.00%) XenApp
2 3 (20.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (13.33%) VMware ESX
3 2 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) SCCM
1 3 (20.00%) SCOM
1 3 (20.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 3 (20.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 3 (20.00%) Tivoli
1 3 (20.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 2 (13.33%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (6.67%) BladeLogic
3 1 (6.67%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (6.67%) Puppet
3 1 (6.67%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Citrix
2 3 (20.00%) IBM
2 3 (20.00%) Symantec
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco
3 2 (13.33%) ForgeRock
3 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (13.33%) Sun
3 2 (13.33%) Varonis
3 2 (13.33%) VMware
4 1 (6.67%) AppDynamics
4 1 (6.67%) BMC
4 1 (6.67%) Dell
4 1 (6.67%) HP