The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of CA products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CA over the 3 months to 23 July 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 Cheshire 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CA
Rank 55 65 57
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -8
Contract jobs citing CA 10 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.30% 0.79% 1.39%
As % of the Vendors category 2.72% 1.60% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 7
Average daily rate
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£245 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +3.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £283 £337
% change year-on-year
+48.67% -16.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -3.52%
Vendors Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
368 376 483
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 47.98% 49.74% 55.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 136 254
Average daily rate £316 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.15% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £191 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £450 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 28 24
Average hourly rate £12.50 £35.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.28% +75.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £15.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.20 £44.90 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
CA
North West

CA
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

CA Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

CA
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

CA Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

CA
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

CA Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

CA
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CA within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 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
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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
Warrington -14 5 - -
Knutsford - 1 - -
Runcorn - - - - 1
Chester - - - -
CA
North West

CA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
2 12 (80.00%) Symantec
3 10 (66.67%) SAP
4 9 (60.00%) Crystal Reports
4 9 (60.00%) Adobe
4 9 (60.00%) Citrix
4 9 (60.00%) Red Hat
4 9 (60.00%) Sophos
4 9 (60.00%) McAfee
4 9 (60.00%) VMware
4 9 (60.00%) Veeam
4 9 (60.00%) Becrypt
5 6 (40.00%) Validation
6 5 (33.33%) MS Office
7 4 (26.67%) ITIL
7 4 (26.67%) Windows
7 4 (26.67%) SLA
7 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
7 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (26.67%) Change Management
7 4 (26.67%) Finance
7 4 (26.67%) Application Packaging
7 4 (26.67%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 4 (26.67%) Problem Management
7 4 (26.67%) SCCM
7 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
8 3 (20.00%) Product Management
8 3 (20.00%) Change Control

CA
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 1 (6.67%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Office
2 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) CA Clarity
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (20.00%) VPN
1 3 (20.00%) Firewall
1 3 (20.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (60.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (6.67%) SAP BW
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) DB2
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
2 2 (13.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (13.33%) Desktop Engineer
1 2 (13.33%) Senior Desktop Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) SAP Analyst
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Specialist
2 1 (6.67%) Software Licensing Specialist
2 1 (6.67%) Coordinator
2 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support
2 1 (6.67%) Analyst
2 1 (6.67%) Support Specialist
2 1 (6.67%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) Application Packaging
2 1 (6.67%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
1 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
2 1 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Validation
2 4 (26.67%) Problem Management
2 4 (26.67%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) Change Management
3 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (20.00%) Release Management
3 3 (20.00%) Web Development
3 3 (20.00%) Product Management
3 3 (20.00%) Change Control
4 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
4 2 (13.33%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Quality Management
4 2 (13.33%) PRINCE
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) ERP
5 1 (6.67%) Workflow
5 1 (6.67%) Time Management
5 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) VB
1 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (13.33%) PMP
2 2 (13.33%) PMI Certification
3 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) SLA
2 1 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 4 (26.67%) SCCM
2 3 (20.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 3 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
2 12 (80.00%) Symantec
3 10 (66.67%) SAP
4 9 (60.00%) Veeam
4 9 (60.00%) Becrypt
4 9 (60.00%) McAfee
4 9 (60.00%) Sophos
4 9 (60.00%) VMware
4 9 (60.00%) Adobe
4 9 (60.00%) Citrix
4 9 (60.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (6.67%) AppSense
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle