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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CA
Rank 112 113 121
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +8
Contract jobs citing CA 7 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.28% 0.63% 0.36%
As % of the Vendors category 0.61% 1.31% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 1
Average daily rate
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£290 £220 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.81% -51.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
+12.28% +4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.31% +17.14%
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
1144 1220 1563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 45.96% 47.66% 51.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 525 455 552
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 56 49
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -20.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £12.85 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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 +11 4 £290 +114.81%
Bracknell - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
CA
South East

CA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 8 (66.67%) Windows
1 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 4 (33.33%) Migration
5 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (25.00%) HP
5 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
5 3 (25.00%) Oracle
5 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database
6 2 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
6 2 (16.67%) SCCM
6 2 (16.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (16.67%) Fat Client
6 2 (16.67%) XenApp
6 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
6 2 (16.67%) IIS
6 2 (16.67%) SQL
6 2 (16.67%) Citrix
6 2 (16.67%) Thin Client
6 2 (16.67%) NetIQ
6 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
6 2 (16.67%) Project Management
6 2 (16.67%) Replication
6 2 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (16.67%) AppSense

CA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 2 (16.67%) IIS
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (16.67%) Open Workbench
3 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) CA Clarity
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) SAN
1 1 (8.33%) Kerberos
1 1 (8.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (8.33%) IDOL
General
1 2 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Test Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Portfolio Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) PMO Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Technical Support
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Technical Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Release Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Support
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Technical Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Search Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Fat Client
1 2 (16.67%) Thin Client
1 2 (16.67%) Replication
1 2 (16.67%) PKI
2 1 (8.33%) Mainframe
2 1 (8.33%) Smartcard
2 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (8.33%) Linux
4 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
2 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Network Design
3 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
3 1 (8.33%) Service Management
3 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) Change Management
3 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (8.33%) Identity Management
3 1 (8.33%) Validation
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Management
3 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Capacity Management
3 1 (8.33%) Build Automation
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) Lua
2 1 (8.33%) C#
2 1 (8.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) BC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (16.67%) XenApp
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (8.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) HP
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (16.67%) Citrix
3 2 (16.67%) NetIQ
3 2 (16.67%) AppSense
3 2 (16.67%) Altiris
3 2 (16.67%) Google
4 1 (8.33%) Brocade
4 1 (8.33%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) Veritas
4 1 (8.33%) Unisys
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco
4 1 (8.33%) IBM