The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CA products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CA over the 3 months to 4 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CA
Rank 71 67 40
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -27
Contract jobs citing CA 2 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.22% 0.63% 2.01%
As % of the Vendors category 0.64% 1.55% 5.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Average daily rate
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£575 £415 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.55% +28.68%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £295
% change year-on-year
- +44.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.25 £22.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+5.68% +7.31%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Vendors Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
314 322 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 34.62% 40.30% 37.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 232 119
Average daily rate £350 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £454 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 12 11
Average hourly rate £19.50 £16.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £14.90 £15.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £27.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

CA
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

CA Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

CA
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

CA Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

CA
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

CA Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

CA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 5 (71.43%) VPN
1 5 (71.43%) CheckPoint
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) Thin Client
2 3 (42.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (42.86%) Symantec
2 3 (42.86%) DNS
2 3 (42.86%) Windows XP
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) MS Office
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Wyse
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) VMware ESX
2 3 (42.86%) AppSense
2 3 (42.86%) Fat Client
2 3 (42.86%) SCCM
2 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (42.86%) XenApp
2 3 (42.86%) XenDesktop
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
2 3 (42.86%) Lync
2 3 (42.86%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 3 (42.86%) BitLocker
3 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
3 2 (28.57%) FWSM
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus

CA
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 (42.86%) Lync
2 1 (14.29%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
2 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) VPN
2 3 (42.86%) DNS
3 2 (28.57%) MPLS
3 2 (28.57%) OSPF
3 2 (28.57%) BGP
3 2 (28.57%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (28.57%) Wireless
3 2 (28.57%) IP Telephony
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco IPT
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (28.57%) Unified Communications
3 2 (28.57%) FWSM
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (28.57%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (14.29%) LDAP
4 1 (14.29%) HTTP
4 1 (14.29%) SSH
4 1 (14.29%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Applications Specialist
1 3 (42.86%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Network Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Network Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Operations Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) JDBC
1 1 (14.29%) SOAP
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) XML
1 1 (14.29%) Ajax
1 1 (14.29%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Thin Client
1 3 (42.86%) Fat Client
2 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
3 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Windows XP
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Vista
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (14.29%) MVS
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Network Load Balancing
1 2 (28.57%) Network Management
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) Open Source
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
1 3 (42.86%) VMware ESX
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (42.86%) XenApp
1 3 (42.86%) XenDesktop
1 3 (42.86%) BitLocker
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (28.57%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) SCCM
1 3 (42.86%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (28.57%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (14.29%) logstash
3 1 (14.29%) ZABBIX
3 1 (14.29%) Zenoss
3 1 (14.29%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
1 5 (71.43%) CheckPoint
2 3 (42.86%) Symantec
2 3 (42.86%) Wyse
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) AppSense
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) IBM
3 2 (28.57%) Nokia
3 2 (28.57%) Blue Coat
3 2 (28.57%) IronPort
3 2 (28.57%) SolarWinds
4 1 (14.29%) Splunk
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 1 (14.29%) BMC