Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 155 107 131
Rank change year-on-year -48 +24 +36
Contract jobs citing CA 34 79 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.69% 1.82% 1.16%
As % of the Vendors category 1.84% 3.97% 3.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 63 39
Scotland median daily rate £350 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.32% +11.76% +37.10%
10th Percentile £258 £320 £250
90th Percentile £480 £488 £518
UK median daily rate £425 £460 £450
% change year-on-year -7.61% +2.22% +16.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Scotland median hourly rate - £35.50 -
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £48.75 £23.50
% change year-on-year -17.95% +107.45% +6.82%

CA is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Scotland.

All Vendors
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1851 1991 2346
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 37.42% 45.88% 37.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1029 1095 1139
Scotland median daily rate £388 £350 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -0.71% +0.71%
10th Percentile £206 £225 £213
90th Percentile £538 £488 £500
UK median daily rate £430 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 64 76
Scotland median hourly rate £24.50 £16.50 £14.51
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.48% +13.75% -8.69%
10th Percentile £11.25 £9.56 £8.38
90th Percentile £46.35 £44.63 £41.88
UK median hourly rate £17.38 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.30% -5.71% +6.06%

CA
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing CA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CA in Scotland over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +1 17 £433 +8.13%
Edinburgh -49 10 £400 -15.79%
Stirling - 6 £265 -
Renfrewshire +26 1 - -
CA
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 24 (70.59%) Finance
2 19 (55.88%) Unix
3 17 (50.00%) Mainframe
3 17 (50.00%) SSL
4 16 (47.06%) IBM
4 16 (47.06%) REXX
4 16 (47.06%) CICS
4 16 (47.06%) zOS
4 16 (47.06%) Shell Script
4 16 (47.06%) DB2
4 16 (47.06%) SQL
5 15 (44.12%) Microsoft Office
5 15 (44.12%) MQSeries
5 15 (44.12%) Microsoft Excel
5 15 (44.12%) Sybase
5 15 (44.12%) SAS
5 15 (44.12%) Kerberos
5 15 (44.12%) Assembly Language
5 15 (44.12%) RACF
5 15 (44.12%) JCL
5 15 (44.12%) Middleware
5 15 (44.12%) Security Management
5 15 (44.12%) Information Security
5 15 (44.12%) SSH
5 15 (44.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 15 (44.12%) PKI
5 15 (44.12%) ISPF
5 15 (44.12%) Project Planning
5 15 (44.12%) Time Management
5 15 (44.12%) 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 16 (47.06%) CICS
2 15 (44.12%) MQSeries
2 15 (44.12%) SAS
3 2 (5.88%) WebSphere
3 2 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (5.88%) WebSphere Portal
4 1 (2.94%) Apache
4 1 (2.94%) JBoss
4 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (44.12%) Microsoft Excel
1 15 (44.12%) Microsoft Office
1 15 (44.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) BlazeMeter
1 4 (11.76%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 17 (50.00%) SSL
2 15 (44.12%) Kerberos
2 15 (44.12%) SSH
3 2 (5.88%) Internet
3 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.94%) DNS
4 1 (2.94%) Firewall
4 1 (2.94%) HTTPS
4 1 (2.94%) LDAP
4 1 (2.94%) SMS
4 1 (2.94%) SNA
4 1 (2.94%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (47.06%) DB2
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.94%) PowerCenter
3 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Jenkins
2 4 (11.76%) Appium
2 4 (11.76%) Cucumber
2 4 (11.76%) JIRA
2 4 (11.76%) ProC
2 4 (11.76%) Selenium
3 1 (2.94%) Artifactory
3 1 (2.94%) ERwin
3 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.94%) Maven
3 1 (2.94%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (2.94%) Subversion
3 1 (2.94%) TeamCity
General
1 24 (70.59%) Finance
2 8 (23.53%) Banking
3 2 (5.88%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (17.65%) Assembler Programmer
1 6 (17.65%) Mainframe Programmer
1 6 (17.65%) Programmer
1 6 (17.65%) RACF Programmer
1 6 (17.65%) SAS Programmer
2 5 (14.71%) Consultant
3 4 (11.76%) Software Consultant
3 4 (11.76%) Software Licensing Consultant
4 3 (8.82%) Automation Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Security Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Asset Management Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) QA Automation Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) QA Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Scrum Master
5 2 (5.88%) Software Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) DBA
6 1 (2.94%) Developer
6 1 (2.94%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Tivoli Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (44.12%) ISPF
1 15 (44.12%) Middleware
2 2 (5.88%) HTML
2 2 (5.88%) JSP
3 1 (2.94%) J2EE
3 1 (2.94%) SAML
3 1 (2.94%) SOAP
3 1 (2.94%) Web Services
3 1 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 15 (44.12%) PKI
3 6 (17.65%) Management Information System
4 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.94%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 19 (55.88%) Unix
2 16 (47.06%) zOS
3 2 (5.88%) Linux
4 1 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) Information Security
1 15 (44.12%) Project Planning
1 15 (44.12%) Security Management
1 15 (44.12%) Time Management
2 14 (41.18%) People Management
3 7 (20.59%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (17.65%) Asset Management
4 6 (17.65%) Software Asset Management
4 6 (17.65%) Software Audit
4 6 (17.65%) Workflow
5 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (11.76%) Software Licensing
7 3 (8.82%) BDD
7 3 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (8.82%) Scrum
8 2 (5.88%) TDD
8 2 (5.88%) Test Automation
8 2 (5.88%) Test Strategy
8 2 (5.88%) User Stories
8 2 (5.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (47.06%) REXX
1 16 (47.06%) Shell Script
1 16 (47.06%) SQL
2 15 (44.12%) Assembly Language
2 15 (44.12%) CLIST
2 15 (44.12%) JCL
3 14 (41.18%) Perl
4 4 (11.76%) Java
5 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.94%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) Data Quality
System Software
1 15 (44.12%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 15 (44.12%) RACF
1 15 (44.12%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (2.94%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 1 (2.94%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 15 (44.12%) zSecure
2 4 (11.76%) CA Service Virtualization
3 2 (5.88%) Tivoli
4 1 (2.94%) Ansible
4 1 (2.94%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (2.94%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (2.94%) Control-M
4 1 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.94%) Puppet
4 1 (2.94%) Terraform
4 1 (2.94%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 16 (47.06%) IBM
2 15 (44.12%) Sybase
3 6 (17.65%) PeopleSoft
4 4 (11.76%) Perfecto Mobile
5 3 (8.82%) Oracle
6 2 (5.88%) Informatica
6 2 (5.88%) TSYS