Period
to 19 November 2017

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 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.

Software Distribution
UK > Scotland
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 180 149 186
Rank change year-on-year -31 +37 -25
Contract jobs citing Software Distribution 9 35 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.18% 0.81% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.96% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 36 7
Scotland median daily rate £432 £340 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.91% -15.00% +33.33%
10th Percentile £335 £310 £332
90th Percentile £447 £445 £451
UK median daily rate £300 £331 £400
% change year-on-year -9.23% -17.38% +20.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Scotland median hourly rate - £43.00 -
UK median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -4.00% -19.35% +3.33%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4160 3628 5098
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 84.09% 83.59% 82.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2365 2124 2661
Scotland median daily rate £390 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -4.00% -
10th Percentile £250 £250 £250
90th Percentile £538 £488 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 87 106
Scotland median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £25.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -18.00% +17.75%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.67 £12.35
90th Percentile £45.00 £43.00 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £23.32 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.83% +6.67% +18.42%

Software Distribution
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 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
Renfrewshire +15 8 £432 +26.91%
Software Distribution
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 9 (100.00%) SQL
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) HTTP
1 9 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 9 (100.00%) HTTPS
1 9 (100.00%) SSL
1 9 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 9 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 9 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 9 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 9 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 9 (100.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
1 9 (100.00%) Prototyping
2 7 (77.78%) Microsoft App-V
2 7 (77.78%) WSUS
2 7 (77.78%) SCCM
2 7 (77.78%) SC Cleared
2 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 7 (77.78%) IIS
3 5 (55.56%) ITIL
3 5 (55.56%) Virtual Environments
3 5 (55.56%) Service Design
4 2 (22.22%) Patch Management
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (22.22%) VB
4 2 (22.22%) Linux
4 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
4 2 (22.22%) MSI

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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (77.78%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) HTTP
1 9 (100.00%) HTTPS
1 9 (100.00%) SSL
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MSI
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 9 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 9 (100.00%) Prototyping
1 9 (100.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 5 (55.56%) ITIL
2 5 (55.56%) Service Design
2 5 (55.56%) Virtual Environments
3 2 (22.22%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) REXX
2 2 (22.22%) Tcl
2 2 (22.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (77.78%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 9 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (77.78%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (77.78%) SCCM
1 7 (77.78%) WSUS
2 2 (22.22%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft