The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of CA products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CA over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Buckinghamshire region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CA
Rank 77 - 70
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing CA 11 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.92% - 0.83%
As % of the Vendors category 2.17% - 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 3
Average daily rate £323 - £338
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 - £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £352 - £356
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £379 £275
% change year-on-year
+5.28% +37.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £48.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -9.52%
Vendors Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
508 382 599
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 42.62% 45.69% 49.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 193 257
Average daily rate £350 £288 £324
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% -11.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £165 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £465 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 47 45
Average hourly rate £12.50 £14.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.75 £9.53 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £27.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
CA
South East

CA
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

CA Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

CA
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

CA Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

CA
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

CA Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

CA
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CA within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes - 5 £300 -
CA
South East

CA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 (61.54%) ITIL
2 7 (53.85%) SQL
3 6 (46.15%) CSS
3 6 (46.15%) Web Services
3 6 (46.15%) XML
3 6 (46.15%) HTML
3 6 (46.15%) Java
3 6 (46.15%) HP
3 6 (46.15%) BMC
3 6 (46.15%) ITSM
3 6 (46.15%) Workflow
3 6 (46.15%) Finance
3 6 (46.15%) CMS
3 6 (46.15%) Content Management
3 6 (46.15%) Knowledge Management
3 6 (46.15%) CMDB
3 6 (46.15%) Unit Testing
3 6 (46.15%) ServiceNow
4 5 (38.46%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Incident Management
5 3 (23.08%) Windows
6 2 (15.38%) MQSeries
6 2 (15.38%) C++
6 2 (15.38%) COBOL
6 2 (15.38%) CICS
6 2 (15.38%) Assembly Language
6 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (15.38%) VoIP
6 2 (15.38%) WAN
6 2 (15.38%) LAN

CA
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 6 (46.15%) CMS
2 2 (15.38%) MQSeries
2 2 (15.38%) CICS
3 1 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) LAN
1 2 (15.38%) VoIP
1 2 (15.38%) WAN
1 2 (15.38%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) IP Telephony
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (7.69%) PABX
2 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.69%) VPN
2 1 (7.69%) Internet
2 1 (7.69%) MPLS
2 1 (7.69%) PSTN
2 1 (7.69%) ADSL
2 1 (7.69%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Easytrieve
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Developer
1 6 (46.15%) ServiceNow Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Service Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Network Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Service Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Network Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) HTML
1 6 (46.15%) CSS
1 6 (46.15%) Web Services
1 6 (46.15%) XML
2 2 (15.38%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) CMDB
2 1 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.69%) IVR
2 1 (7.69%) e-Health
2 1 (7.69%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) zOS
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) ITIL
2 6 (46.15%) Content Management
2 6 (46.15%) Knowledge Management
2 6 (46.15%) ITSM
2 6 (46.15%) Workflow
2 6 (46.15%) Unit Testing
3 5 (38.46%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Incident Management
5 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
5 2 (15.38%) Change Management
5 2 (15.38%) Problem Management
5 2 (15.38%) Financial Modelling
6 1 (7.69%) Migration
6 1 (7.69%) Service Management
6 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) Java
3 2 (15.38%) C++
3 2 (15.38%) COBOL
3 2 (15.38%) Assembly Language
3 2 (15.38%) REXX
3 2 (15.38%) JCL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) CCNA
1 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Unicenter
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (7.69%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) HP
1 6 (46.15%) BMC
1 6 (46.15%) ServiceNow
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco
2 2 (15.38%) IBM
3 1 (7.69%) Avaya
3 1 (7.69%) Juniper
3 1 (7.69%) Nokia
3 1 (7.69%) Remedy
3 1 (7.69%) F5