The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CA products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CA over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CA
Rank 82 64 60
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -4
Contract jobs citing CA 6 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.42% 1.16% 0.21%
As % of the Vendors category 1.36% 3.25% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 0
Average daily rate
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£338 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-16.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.25 £22.78 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.82% +38.03%
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Scotland

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

Vendors Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
441 431 342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 30.60% 35.80% 36.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 211 133
Average daily rate £400 £400 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +24.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 9
Average hourly rate £24.89 £17.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.38% -28.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

CA
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

CA Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

CA
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

CA Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

CA
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

CA Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

CA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 9 (75.00%) Banking
2 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 5 (41.67%) CA LISA
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (33.33%) WebSphere
4 3 (25.00%) Migration
4 3 (25.00%) WebLogic
4 3 (25.00%) Web Services
4 3 (25.00%) Windows
4 3 (25.00%) JBoss
4 3 (25.00%) TIBCO
5 2 (16.67%) Middleware
5 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 2 (16.67%) Apache
5 2 (16.67%) Linux
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 2 (16.67%) IIS
5 2 (16.67%) SQL
5 2 (16.67%) Law
5 2 (16.67%) zOS
5 2 (16.67%) DataStage
5 2 (16.67%) Project Management
5 2 (16.67%) Mainframe
5 2 (16.67%) Retail
5 2 (16.67%) Altiris
5 2 (16.67%) Retail Banking
5 2 (16.67%) Change Control
5 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills

CA
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 3 (25.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (25.00%) JBoss
3 2 (16.67%) Apache
3 2 (16.67%) IIS
4 1 (8.33%) PegaRULES
4 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (8.33%) IBM Notes
4 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
4 1 (8.33%) CICS
4 1 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Structured Cabling
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (8.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (16.67%) DataStage
2 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (8.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) T4 Templates
1 1 (8.33%) FxCop
1 1 (8.33%) SoapUI
1 1 (8.33%) MSBuild
1 1 (8.33%) ReSharper
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (8.33%) MSI
General
1 9 (75.00%) Banking
2 5 (41.67%) Finance
3 2 (16.67%) Law
3 2 (16.67%) Retail
3 2 (16.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Programme Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Environment Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Deployment Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Programme Test Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Test Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Web Services
2 2 (16.67%) Middleware
3 1 (8.33%) WCF
3 1 (8.33%) .NET
3 1 (8.33%) ADO.NET
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Mainframe
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) DataPower
2 1 (8.33%) Credit Risk
2 1 (8.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) zOS
2 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (8.33%) UNIX
3 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) Change Control
4 1 (8.33%) Coaching
4 1 (8.33%) Service Management
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) C#
2 1 (8.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) CA LISA
2 1 (8.33%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) TIBCO
2 2 (16.67%) Altiris
3 1 (8.33%) LANDesk
3 1 (8.33%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco
3 1 (8.33%) IBM
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) Lotus
3 1 (8.33%) Apple
3 1 (8.33%) Symantec