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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CA
Rank 121 129 126
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Contract jobs citing CA 8 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.32% 0.21% 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category 0.61% 0.44% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 1
Average daily rate £363 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -11.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £400 £398
% change year-on-year
+5.62% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-31.25% +122.22%
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
1305 1372 1339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 52.28% 48.62% 49.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 695 698 631
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 45 59
Average hourly rate £13.50 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.94% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.40 £16.50 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £39.00 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -16 3 £508 +69.16%
Slough - 2 £351 -
CA
South East

CA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 11 (50.00%) Windows
1 11 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 10 (45.45%) vSphere
2 10 (45.45%) Linux
2 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 9 (40.91%) IBM
3 9 (40.91%) Firewall
4 8 (36.36%) Migration
4 8 (36.36%) VMware
4 8 (36.36%) ITIL
5 7 (31.82%) Middleware
6 6 (27.27%) Finance
6 6 (27.27%) Cisco
6 6 (27.27%) Active Directory
6 6 (27.27%) MS Office
6 6 (27.27%) SAP
6 6 (27.27%) Invoice Processing
6 6 (27.27%) Software Licensing
7 5 (22.73%) Driving Licence
7 5 (22.73%) FCoE
7 5 (22.73%) Fibre Channel
7 5 (22.73%) Windows Intune
7 5 (22.73%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (22.73%) FlexPod
7 5 (22.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 5 (22.73%) Data Centre
7 5 (22.73%) Data ONTAP
7 5 (22.73%) RightScale
7 5 (22.73%) Puppet
7 5 (22.73%) NCDA

CA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 3 (13.64%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.55%) CICS
2 1 (4.55%) MQSeries
Applications
1 6 (27.27%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (40.91%) Firewall
2 5 (22.73%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (22.73%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (22.73%) Ethernet
2 5 (22.73%) FCoE
2 5 (22.73%) Fibre Channel
2 5 (22.73%) SAN
3 4 (18.18%) LAN
3 4 (18.18%) WAN
4 3 (13.64%) FTP
4 3 (13.64%) HTTP
4 3 (13.64%) SSH
4 3 (13.64%) SSL
5 2 (9.09%) LDAP
6 1 (4.55%) DNS
6 1 (4.55%) H.323
6 1 (4.55%) MGCP
6 1 (4.55%) Unified Communications
6 1 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
General
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Billing
2 1 (4.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Support Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Administrator
2 4 (18.18%) Cloud Administrator
3 3 (13.64%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Cisco Support
3 3 (13.64%) Cisco Support Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) FlexPod Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) NetApp Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Network Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Network Support
3 3 (13.64%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Azure Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) Middleware
2 3 (13.64%) IBM Integration Bus
2 3 (13.64%) SOAP
3 2 (9.09%) JMS
3 2 (9.09%) REST
3 2 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Data Centre
1 5 (22.73%) Driving Licence
1 5 (22.73%) e-Health
1 5 (22.73%) FlexPod
2 3 (13.64%) DataPower
2 3 (13.64%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (9.09%) Client/Server
3 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) Windows
1 11 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 10 (45.45%) Linux
3 5 (22.73%) Data ONTAP
3 5 (22.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.55%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) ITIL
1 8 (36.36%) Migration
2 6 (27.27%) Invoice Processing
2 6 (27.27%) Software Licensing
3 5 (22.73%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (18.18%) Problem Management
5 3 (13.64%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (4.55%) API Development
7 1 (4.55%) API Integration
7 1 (4.55%) Capacity Management
7 1 (4.55%) Change Management
7 1 (4.55%) Coaching
7 1 (4.55%) Information Security
7 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.55%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (4.55%) Service Management
7 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) PowerShell
1 5 (22.73%) Ruby
1 5 (22.73%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) Assembly Language
2 1 (4.55%) C++
2 1 (4.55%) COBOL
2 1 (4.55%) JCL
2 1 (4.55%) REXX
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) CCNP
1 5 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (22.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 5 (22.73%) NCDA
2 1 (4.55%) CCVP
2 1 (4.55%) MCSA
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (45.45%) vSphere
2 6 (27.27%) Active Directory
3 5 (22.73%) Hyper-V
3 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) Puppet
1 5 (22.73%) SCCM
1 5 (22.73%) SCOM
1 5 (22.73%) SCVMM
1 5 (22.73%) Windows Intune
2 2 (9.09%) CA Single Sign-On
2 2 (9.09%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (4.55%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 9 (40.91%) IBM
3 8 (36.36%) VMware
4 6 (27.27%) Cisco
4 6 (27.27%) SAP
5 5 (22.73%) NetApp
5 5 (22.73%) Oracle
5 5 (22.73%) Red Hat
5 5 (22.73%) RightScale
6 1 (4.55%) EMC
6 1 (4.55%) Meraki