The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CA
Rank 78 69 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing CA 1 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.100% 0.63% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.21% 1.42% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £353 £340
% change year-on-year
+10.48% +3.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £18.00 £19.04
% change year-on-year
+122.22% -5.46%
CA
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Vendors Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
467 353 382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 46.56% 44.24% 50.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 157 162
Average daily rate £470 £333 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.35% -10.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £185 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £505 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 34 26
Average hourly rate £15.00 £25.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +28.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £12.50 £9.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.25 £45.25 £53.92
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%

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 4 May 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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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
Knutsford - 1 £400 -
CA
North West

CA
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 4 (80.00%) UNIX
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
1 4 (80.00%) IIS
1 4 (80.00%) LDAP
1 4 (80.00%) CA Single Sign-On
1 4 (80.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (60.00%) Sun
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (40.00%) iPlanet
3 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Banking
4 1 (20.00%) SLA
4 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (20.00%) REXX
4 1 (20.00%) MVS

CA
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 4 (80.00%) IIS
1 4 (80.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (40.00%) iPlanet
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) LDAP
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) UNIX
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (20.00%) REXX
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) Sun