The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Software Distribution skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Software Distribution over the 3 months to 26 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.

Software Distribution
UK / Scotland
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 137 137
Rank change year-on-year +22 0  
Contract jobs citing Software Distribution 2 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.092% 0.48% 0.066%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.57% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 0
Median daily rate - £330 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £323 £321 £216
% change year-on-year +0.46% +48.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £43.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.00 £25.38 £13.85
% change year-on-year -52.70% +83.21%  

Software Distribution is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1800 2473 2451
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 82.42% 85.42% 81.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1018 1405 1258
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £247 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 56 66
Median hourly rate £33.50 £37.50 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.66% +22.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £13.72 £13.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Software Distribution
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing Software Distribution as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Software Distribution in Scotland

Software Distribution
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Distribution in Scotland

Software Distribution
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Distribution in Scotland

Software Distribution
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 Software Distribution within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 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
Renfrewshire +44 1 - -
Software Distribution
UK

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Software Distribution 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 Software Distribution.

1 13 (100.00%) SQL
1 13 (100.00%) VB
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
1 13 (100.00%) Tcl
1 13 (100.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 13 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 13 (100.00%) Patch Management
1 13 (100.00%) MSI
2 12 (92.31%) Windows 10
2 12 (92.31%) Windows Server
2 12 (92.31%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 12 (92.31%) Prototyping
2 12 (92.31%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (92.31%) Windows 7
2 12 (92.31%) Windows Server 2012
2 12 (92.31%) Configuration Management
2 12 (92.31%) Windows Server 2003
2 12 (92.31%) Windows XP
2 12 (92.31%) HTTP
2 12 (92.31%) HTTPS
2 12 (92.31%) SSL
2 12 (92.31%) Active Directory
2 12 (92.31%) REXX
3 8 (61.54%) Security Cleared
4 7 (53.85%) SC Cleared
5 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP

Software Distribution
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:

Communications & Networking
1 12 (92.31%) HTTP
1 12 (92.31%) HTTPS
1 12 (92.31%) SSL
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 13 (100.00%) MSI
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (92.31%) Windows 10
2 12 (92.31%) Windows 7
2 12 (92.31%) Windows Server
2 12 (92.31%) Windows Server 2003
2 12 (92.31%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (92.31%) Windows Server 2012
2 12 (92.31%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Patch Management
2 12 (92.31%) Configuration Management
2 12 (92.31%) Prototyping
2 12 (92.31%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 13 (100.00%) SQL
1 13 (100.00%) Tcl
1 13 (100.00%) VB
2 12 (92.31%) REXX
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) Security Cleared
2 7 (53.85%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 12 (92.31%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (100.00%) OpenView Configuration Management