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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CA
Rank 99 116 115
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -1
Contract jobs citing CA 26 7 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.99% 0.29% 0.59%
As % of the Vendors category 1.92% 0.63% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 3 3
Average daily rate
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£513 £290 £140
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+76.72% +107.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £290 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £658 £558 £268
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £384 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.67% +9.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £22.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+6.81% +7.31%
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
1351 1111 1199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 51.21% 45.78% 47.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 719 502 449
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 37 55
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.23 £12.25 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £30.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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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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
Slough - 8 £469 - 2
Reading -10 5 £525 +81.03%
Bracknell - 1 £650 - 1
Maidenhead - 1 - -
CA
South East

CA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 10 (31.25%) Java
1 10 (31.25%) Cisco
1 10 (31.25%) IBM
2 9 (28.13%) SOAP
2 9 (28.13%) ITIL
3 8 (25.00%) Web Services
3 8 (25.00%) LDAP
3 8 (25.00%) SQL
3 8 (25.00%) HP
3 8 (25.00%) ITSM
4 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (18.75%) BMC
5 6 (18.75%) HTML
5 6 (18.75%) Oracle
5 6 (18.75%) JSP
5 6 (18.75%) XML
5 6 (18.75%) REST
5 6 (18.75%) ServiceNow
6 5 (15.63%) CA Spectrum
6 5 (15.63%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (15.63%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (15.63%) DataPower
6 5 (15.63%) PaaS
6 5 (15.63%) Windows
6 5 (15.63%) SAP
6 5 (15.63%) JavaScript
6 5 (15.63%) Middleware
6 5 (15.63%) NetApp
6 5 (15.63%) SSL
6 5 (15.63%) FTP

CA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (15.63%) WebSphere
2 4 (12.50%) CMS
3 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
3 3 (9.38%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Office
1 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
1 3 (9.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) SAP CCM
1 3 (9.38%) SAP ERP
2 2 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (3.13%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (3.13%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.63%) PaaS
2 4 (12.50%) IBM PureFlex
3 3 (9.38%) Office 365
3 3 (9.38%) IaaS
4 2 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.00%) LDAP
2 5 (15.63%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (15.63%) FTP
2 5 (15.63%) HTTP
2 5 (15.63%) SSL
2 5 (15.63%) SSH
2 5 (15.63%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (9.38%) LAN
3 3 (9.38%) WAN
4 1 (3.13%) Unified Communications
4 1 (3.13%) NetScaler
4 1 (3.13%) Firewall
4 1 (3.13%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.25%) MS Access
2 2 (6.25%) MySQL
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.13%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) HP UFT
1 2 (6.25%) Selenium
1 2 (6.25%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.25%) Electronics
3 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.25%) Banking
3 2 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (21.88%) Analyst
2 6 (18.75%) Developer
3 5 (15.63%) ServiceNow Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Software Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Service Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Financial Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Lead Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Test Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Automated Test Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Lead Enterprise Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Technical Architect
7 1 (3.13%) DBA
7 1 (3.13%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Mainframe DBA
7 1 (3.13%) Voice Specialist
7 1 (3.13%) Team Leader
7 1 (3.13%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (28.13%) SOAP
2 8 (25.00%) Web Services
3 6 (18.75%) XML
3 6 (18.75%) HTML
3 6 (18.75%) JSP
3 6 (18.75%) REST
4 5 (15.63%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 5 (15.63%) Middleware
5 4 (12.50%) Servlets
5 4 (12.50%) SailPoint
5 4 (12.50%) CSS
5 4 (12.50%) JDBC
5 4 (12.50%) JMS
6 2 (6.25%) AngularJS
6 2 (6.25%) Ajax
6 2 (6.25%) JSON
7 1 (3.13%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) DataPower
2 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 4 (12.50%) Client/Server
2 4 (12.50%) CMDB
3 3 (9.38%) Mainframe
4 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.25%) DTV
5 1 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (3.13%) IVR
5 1 (3.13%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Windows
2 3 (9.38%) Windows 7
3 2 (6.25%) Linux
4 1 (3.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) ITIL
2 8 (25.00%) ITSM
3 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (15.63%) Migration
4 5 (15.63%) Service Management
5 4 (12.50%) Workflow
5 4 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 4 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 4 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (9.38%) Incident Management
6 3 (9.38%) ERP
7 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (6.25%) Change Management
7 2 (6.25%) Knowledge Management
7 2 (6.25%) Content Management
7 2 (6.25%) Automated Testing
7 2 (6.25%) Scrum
7 2 (6.25%) Programme Management
7 2 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (31.25%) Java
2 8 (25.00%) SQL
3 5 (15.63%) JavaScript
4 4 (12.50%) BeanShell
5 2 (6.25%) C#
5 2 (6.25%) Perl
5 2 (6.25%) VBScript
5 2 (6.25%) VB
6 1 (3.13%) REXX
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (9.38%) ACCA
1 3 (9.38%) CIMA
1 3 (9.38%) MOS
1 3 (9.38%) MCTS
1 3 (9.38%) MCITP
1 3 (9.38%) MCSE
1 3 (9.38%) MCSA
2 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) SLA
2 2 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) RACF
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) CA Spectrum
2 4 (12.50%) CA Single Sign-On
3 3 (9.38%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (9.38%) WSUS
3 3 (9.38%) NetBackup
3 3 (9.38%) Backup Exec
3 3 (9.38%) Nagios
3 3 (9.38%) SCCM
3 3 (9.38%) SCOM
4 2 (6.25%) CA LISA
4 2 (6.25%) OVSD
4 2 (6.25%) HP NNM
4 2 (6.25%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (3.13%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (3.13%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (3.13%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (3.13%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) Cisco
1 10 (31.25%) IBM
2 8 (25.00%) HP
3 6 (18.75%) ServiceNow
3 6 (18.75%) Oracle
3 6 (18.75%) BMC
4 5 (15.63%) NetApp
4 5 (15.63%) SAP
5 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 4 (12.50%) Citrix
5 4 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (9.38%) Symantec
6 3 (9.38%) McAfee
6 3 (9.38%) BT
6 3 (9.38%) JD Edwards
6 3 (9.38%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.13%) Cognos
7 1 (3.13%) Remedy