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 23 June 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
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 81 113
Rank change year-on-year -17 +32  
Contract jobs citing CA 18 75 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.83% 2.55% 0.85%
As % of the Vendors category 2.18% 5.34% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 32 14
Median daily rate £425 £456 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.84% +21.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £510 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +4.62% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £36.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.00 £23.25
% change year-on-year - +54.83%  

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 827 1404 1097
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 38.15% 47.80% 35.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 418 701 534
Median daily rate £395 £350 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.85% +0.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £260 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £361
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 60 36
Median hourly rate £31.85 £38.25 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.73% +139.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £18.39 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

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

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CA in Scotland over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CA in Scotland

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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

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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 23 June 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
Glasgow +12 12 £440 +10.00%
Edinburgh -16 6 £345 -27.36%
CA
UK

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 12 (50.00%) Unix
2 11 (45.83%) SSL
2 11 (45.83%) IBM
2 11 (45.83%) Finance
3 10 (41.67%) Shell Script
3 10 (41.67%) Project Planning
4 9 (37.50%) Mainframe
4 9 (37.50%) Information Security
5 8 (33.33%) CICS
5 8 (33.33%) REXX
5 8 (33.33%) zOS
5 8 (33.33%) DB2
5 8 (33.33%) SQL
6 7 (29.17%) Sybase
6 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Office
6 7 (29.17%) Kerberos
6 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Excel
6 7 (29.17%) MQSeries
6 7 (29.17%) SAS
6 7 (29.17%) Assembly Language
6 7 (29.17%) RACF
6 7 (29.17%) JCL
6 7 (29.17%) Middleware
6 7 (29.17%) Security Management
6 7 (29.17%) SSH
6 7 (29.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 7 (29.17%) PKI
6 7 (29.17%) ISPF
6 7 (29.17%) Time Management
6 7 (29.17%) Time Sharing Option

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 8 (33.33%) CICS
2 7 (29.17%) MQSeries
2 7 (29.17%) SAS
3 3 (12.50%) WebSphere
4 2 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (8.33%) WebSphere Portal
5 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Office
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Sauce Labs
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (45.83%) SSL
2 7 (29.17%) Kerberos
2 7 (29.17%) SSH
3 4 (16.67%) HTTPS
3 4 (16.67%) LDAP
4 3 (12.50%) Internet
5 1 (4.17%) SMS
5 1 (4.17%) SNA
5 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) DB2
2 2 (8.33%) RDBMS
2 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.17%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (4.17%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Jenkins
2 4 (16.67%) Appium
2 4 (16.67%) Cucumber
2 4 (16.67%) JIRA
2 4 (16.67%) Selenium
3 1 (4.17%) Artifactory
3 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.17%) Maven
3 1 (4.17%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (4.17%) Subversion
3 1 (4.17%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (45.83%) Finance
2 6 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (12.50%) Analyst
1 3 (12.50%) Automation Engineer
1 3 (12.50%) PMO Analyst
1 3 (12.50%) Security Engineer
1 3 (12.50%) Tivoli Specialist
2 2 (8.33%) Assembler Programmer
2 2 (8.33%) Consultant
2 2 (8.33%) DBA
2 2 (8.33%) Mainframe Programmer
2 2 (8.33%) Programmer
2 2 (8.33%) QA Automation Engineer
2 2 (8.33%) QA Engineer
2 2 (8.33%) RACF Programmer
2 2 (8.33%) SAS Programmer
2 2 (8.33%) Scrum Master
2 2 (8.33%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (4.17%) Identity Management Specialist
3 1 (4.17%) SQL DBA
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (4.17%) Tivoli Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) ISPF
1 7 (29.17%) Middleware
2 3 (12.50%) J2EE
3 2 (8.33%) HTML
3 2 (8.33%) JSP
3 2 (8.33%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) Mainframe
2 7 (29.17%) PKI
3 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.33%) DataPower
4 1 (4.17%) Clustering
4 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.17%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (4.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (4.17%) Replication
4 1 (4.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (50.00%) Unix
2 8 (33.33%) zOS
3 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Project Planning
2 9 (37.50%) Information Security
3 7 (29.17%) Security Management
3 7 (29.17%) Time Management
4 6 (25.00%) People Management
5 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (12.50%) BDD
6 3 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 3 (12.50%) Project Management
6 3 (12.50%) Scrum
7 2 (8.33%) Benchmarking
7 2 (8.33%) Content Management
7 2 (8.33%) Identity Access Management
7 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
7 2 (8.33%) TDD
7 2 (8.33%) Test Automation
7 2 (8.33%) Test Strategy
7 2 (8.33%) User Stories
7 2 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) Shell Script
2 8 (33.33%) REXX
2 8 (33.33%) SQL
3 7 (29.17%) Assembly Language
3 7 (29.17%) CLIST
3 7 (29.17%) JCL
4 6 (25.00%) Perl
5 3 (12.50%) Java
6 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
6 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
7 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
7 1 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (4.17%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) MCDBA
2 1 (4.17%) MCITP
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) QA
2 3 (12.50%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (29.17%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 7 (29.17%) RACF
1 7 (29.17%) Time Sharing Option
2 4 (16.67%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 1 (4.17%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 7 (29.17%) zSecure
2 5 (20.83%) Tivoli
3 4 (16.67%) CA Service Virtualization
4 3 (12.50%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (4.17%) Ansible
6 1 (4.17%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (4.17%) Control-M
6 1 (4.17%) Puppet
6 1 (4.17%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) IBM
2 7 (29.17%) Sybase
3 1 (4.17%) AppDynamics
3 1 (4.17%) Informatica
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle