The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CA products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CA over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not 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.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CA
Rank 95 112 102
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -10
Contract jobs citing CA 28 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.07% 0.42% 0.46%
As % of the Vendors category 2.22% 0.89% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 2
Average daily rate
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£244 £378 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.47% +11.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £235 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £482 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £355 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.97% -1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.40 £19.25 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-25.19% -10.46%
CA
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Vendors Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1263 1235 1061
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 48.11% 47.41% 49.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 619 604 418
Average daily rate £375 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 61 70
Average hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.98 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £27.20 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

CA
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CA across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

CA Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

CA
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CA across the Berkshire region.

CA Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

CA
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CA across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

CA Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

CA
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

CA Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

CA
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CA within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +11 7 £238 -36.66%
Bracknell +5 5 £300 -21.15%
Slough - 1 £283 -
CA
South East

CA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing CA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CA.

1 22 (64.71%) Microsoft
2 19 (55.88%) Cisco
3 17 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 17 (50.00%) Firewall
3 17 (50.00%) Network Security
3 17 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 16 (47.06%) IPsec
4 16 (47.06%) Internet
4 16 (47.06%) VPN
4 16 (47.06%) Cisco ISE
5 14 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (38.24%) CCNP
6 13 (38.24%) SC Cleared
6 13 (38.24%) Security Cleared
7 12 (35.29%) Fortinet
7 12 (35.29%) SecurID
7 12 (35.29%) eTOM
7 12 (35.29%) Wireless
7 12 (35.29%) Telecoms
7 12 (35.29%) Validation
7 12 (35.29%) ITIL
7 12 (35.29%) LAN
7 12 (35.29%) WLAN
8 11 (32.35%) RIP
8 11 (32.35%) SSL
8 11 (32.35%) CISSP
8 11 (32.35%) OSPF
8 11 (32.35%) Degree
8 11 (32.35%) PCI DSS
8 11 (32.35%) Tufin

CA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing CA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (14.71%) IIS
1 5 (14.71%) Apache
2 3 (8.82%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 5.5
2 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (20.59%) MS Excel
2 6 (17.65%) MS Office
3 1 (2.94%) AutoCAD
Communications & Networking
1 17 (50.00%) Firewall
1 17 (50.00%) Network Security
1 17 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 16 (47.06%) IPsec
2 16 (47.06%) Cisco ISE
2 16 (47.06%) Internet
2 16 (47.06%) VPN
3 12 (35.29%) LAN
3 12 (35.29%) WLAN
3 12 (35.29%) Wireless
4 11 (32.35%) RIP
4 11 (32.35%) OSPF
4 11 (32.35%) SSL
5 8 (23.53%) SAN
5 8 (23.53%) DNS
6 7 (20.59%) DHCP
7 6 (17.65%) NetScaler
8 5 (14.71%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (14.71%) VLAN
8 5 (14.71%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 7 (20.59%) DB2
3 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 7
3 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) ERwin
General
1 12 (35.29%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.88%) Finance
3 1 (2.94%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.94%) Military
3 1 (2.94%) Avionics
3 1 (2.94%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.94%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 13 (38.24%) Security Engineer
2 8 (23.53%) Design Engineer
2 8 (23.53%) Network Security Engineer
2 8 (23.53%) Network Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Security Specialist
3 4 (11.76%) Network Specialist
3 4 (11.76%) Network Design Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Network Security Specialist
3 4 (11.76%) IP Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Network Design Specialist
4 3 (8.82%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) DBA
5 2 (5.88%) Mainframe DBA
6 1 (2.94%) Voice Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Electrical Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) Regular Expression
2 3 (8.82%) X-Windows
3 1 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (35.29%) SecurID
2 3 (8.82%) Blackberry
3 2 (5.88%) Mainframe
3 2 (5.88%) PKI
4 1 (2.94%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 9 (26.47%) Windows
2 5 (14.71%) AIX
2 5 (14.71%) Linux
2 5 (14.71%) SUSE
2 5 (14.71%) Oracle Linux
3 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (8.82%) Windows 2000 Server
3 3 (8.82%) Windows 7
3 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (35.29%) ITIL
1 12 (35.29%) eTOM
1 12 (35.29%) Validation
2 7 (20.59%) Risk Assessment
2 7 (20.59%) Demand Forecasting
3 6 (17.65%) Service Management
3 6 (17.65%) Change Management
4 5 (14.71%) Line Management
4 5 (14.71%) Load Balancing
5 2 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.94%) Contact Management
6 1 (2.94%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.94%) Data Modelling
6 1 (2.94%) CAD
6 1 (2.94%) Project Management
6 1 (2.94%) System Testing
6 1 (2.94%) Data Governance
6 1 (2.94%) Logical Data Model
6 1 (2.94%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.65%) SQL
2 2 (5.88%) REXX
3 1 (2.94%) C
3 1 (2.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (38.24%) CCNP
2 13 (38.24%) SC Cleared
2 13 (38.24%) Security Cleared
3 11 (32.35%) CISSP
3 11 (32.35%) Degree
4 1 (2.94%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (32.35%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.94%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (26.47%) Active Directory
2 8 (23.53%) vSphere
3 5 (14.71%) FreeRADIUS
4 4 (11.76%) Firmware
5 3 (8.82%) Terminal Services
5 3 (8.82%) DFS Replication
6 1 (2.94%) vCloud
6 1 (2.94%) RACF
6 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (17.65%) CA Spectrum
2 3 (8.82%) NetBackup
2 3 (8.82%) WSUS
3 1 (2.94%) SCCM
3 1 (2.94%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (2.94%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (2.94%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.94%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 22 (64.71%) Microsoft
2 19 (55.88%) Cisco
3 17 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 12 (35.29%) Fortinet
5 11 (32.35%) Tufin
5 11 (32.35%) F5
5 11 (32.35%) AlgoSec
6 10 (29.41%) VMware
7 8 (23.53%) IBM
8 6 (17.65%) Oracle
8 6 (17.65%) Citrix
9 5 (14.71%) Remedy
9 5 (14.71%) Splunk
10 4 (11.76%) EMC
11 3 (8.82%) Dell
11 3 (8.82%) Symantec
12 2 (5.88%) HP
13 1 (2.94%) McAfee
13 1 (2.94%) Nimsoft
13 1 (2.94%) 3PAR