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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CA
Rank 70 70 66
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Contract jobs citing CA 23 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.34% 0.50% 0.27%
As % of the Vendors category 4.56% 1.46% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 2 1
Average daily rate
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£425 £483 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.91% +20.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £22.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+6.81% +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 Edinburgh region.

Vendors Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
504 412 341
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 29.37% 34.33% 30.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 227 131
Average daily rate £375 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £163 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 4
Average hourly rate £32.43 £12.00 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+170.20% -55.96%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.73%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CA across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

CA Daily Rate Histogram 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 1 September 2015, 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 26 (60.47%) Mainframe
2 25 (58.14%) Finance
3 17 (39.53%) zOS
4 12 (27.91%) Banking
4 12 (27.91%) IBM
4 12 (27.91%) CICS
5 11 (25.58%) DB2
6 9 (20.93%) Migration
6 9 (20.93%) IBM Mainframe
7 8 (18.60%) Change Management
8 7 (16.28%) ACCA
8 7 (16.28%) BMC
8 7 (16.28%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (16.28%) Performance Monitoring
9 6 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (13.95%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (13.95%) MBA
9 6 (13.95%) CIMA
10 5 (11.63%) JCL
10 5 (11.63%) WebSphere
10 5 (11.63%) REXX
10 5 (11.63%) WebSphere Application Server
10 5 (11.63%) SQL
10 5 (11.63%) Windows
11 4 (9.30%) AIX
11 4 (9.30%) Solaris
11 4 (9.30%) Linux
11 4 (9.30%) Data Modelling
11 4 (9.30%) ETL
11 4 (9.30%) Oracle

CA
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 12 (27.91%) CICS
2 5 (11.63%) WebSphere
2 5 (11.63%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (9.30%) WebSphere Portal
3 4 (9.30%) WebSphere Process Server
4 1 (2.33%) IIS
4 1 (2.33%) JBoss
4 1 (2.33%) JRun
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.33%) DNS
2 1 (2.33%) SSL
2 1 (2.33%) Internet
2 1 (2.33%) DHCP
2 1 (2.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.58%) DB2
2 4 (9.30%) PowerCenter
2 4 (9.30%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) ERwin
1 4 (9.30%) Introscope
General
1 25 (58.14%) Finance
2 12 (27.91%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (41.86%) Analyst
2 13 (30.23%) Operations Analyst
3 11 (25.58%) Administrator
4 4 (9.30%) WebSphere Administrator
4 4 (9.30%) Server Administrator
4 4 (9.30%) Architect
4 4 (9.30%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
4 4 (9.30%) Business Intelligence Manager
4 4 (9.30%) Business Manager
5 3 (6.98%) DBA
5 3 (6.98%) DB2 DBA
6 2 (4.65%) MI Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) ETL Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Informatica Architect
6 2 (4.65%) RACF Administrator
7 1 (2.33%) Technical Leader
7 1 (2.33%) IT Audit Manager
7 1 (2.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 1 (2.33%) Audit Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.30%) Middleware
2 1 (2.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.33%) .NET
2 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.33%) COM+
2 1 (2.33%) ISAPI
Miscellaneous
1 26 (60.47%) Mainframe
2 9 (20.93%) IBM Mainframe
3 6 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (9.30%) LPAR
5 2 (4.65%) Data Integration
6 1 (2.33%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 17 (39.53%) zOS
2 5 (11.63%) Windows
3 4 (9.30%) AIX
3 4 (9.30%) Solaris
3 4 (9.30%) Linux
3 4 (9.30%) OS/2
3 4 (9.30%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.93%) Migration
2 8 (18.60%) Change Management
3 7 (16.28%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (16.28%) Performance Monitoring
4 6 (13.95%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (9.30%) Data Analysis
5 4 (9.30%) Data Modelling
5 4 (9.30%) ETL
5 4 (9.30%) ETL Development
6 2 (4.65%) Data Migration
6 2 (4.65%) Analytics
7 1 (2.33%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (2.33%) Business Analytics
7 1 (2.33%) Benchmarking
7 1 (2.33%) ITIL
7 1 (2.33%) SOA
7 1 (2.33%) Business Analysis
7 1 (2.33%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.63%) SQL
1 5 (11.63%) REXX
1 5 (11.63%) JCL
2 4 (9.30%) Jython
3 3 (6.98%) CLIST
3 3 (6.98%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 7 (16.28%) ACCA
2 6 (13.95%) CIMA
2 6 (13.95%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) Data Quality
2 2 (4.65%) QA
3 1 (2.33%) BS7799
3 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (9.30%) RACF
2 2 (4.65%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) CA Endevor
1 4 (9.30%) CA Wily
2 2 (4.65%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 12 (27.91%) IBM
2 7 (16.28%) BMC
3 4 (9.30%) Informatica
3 4 (9.30%) Oracle
4 1 (2.33%) Veritas
4 1 (2.33%) Twitter