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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CA
Rank 69 67 51
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -16
Contract jobs citing CA 9 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.74% 1.02% 1.04%
As % of the Vendors category 2.04% 2.96% 3.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 5
Average daily rate
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£475 £400 £140
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +185.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £350 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £508 £171
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £400 £360
% change year-on-year
-1.75% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £12.00 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 - £16.50
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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
442 406 328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 36.29% 34.67% 31.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 168 116
Average daily rate £400 £400 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +22.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £300 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £493 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 19
Average hourly rate £12.25 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.94% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.60 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £33.95 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
- -1.33%

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 30 September 2014.

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 30 September 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 8 (50.00%) Banking
2 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (37.50%) WebSphere
3 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
3 5 (31.25%) Windows
3 5 (31.25%) Finance
4 4 (25.00%) Introscope
4 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (25.00%) Middleware
4 4 (25.00%) Blackberry
4 4 (25.00%) MS Office
4 4 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 4 (25.00%) CA Wily
4 4 (25.00%) Java EE
4 4 (25.00%) SCCM
4 4 (25.00%) Performance Management
5 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
5 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
5 3 (18.75%) Windows Vista
5 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (18.75%) Lumension
5 3 (18.75%) Software Deployment
5 3 (18.75%) CA LISA
5 3 (18.75%) SLA
5 3 (18.75%) Citrix
5 3 (18.75%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (18.75%) AppSense
6 2 (12.50%) Law
6 2 (12.50%) Migration
6 2 (12.50%) Firewall

CA
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 6 (37.50%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
2 1 (6.25%) IIS
2 1 (6.25%) IBM Notes
2 1 (6.25%) Apache
2 1 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (6.25%) PegaRULES
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (6.25%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (6.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) DataStage
1 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Introscope
2 1 (6.25%) ReSharper
2 1 (6.25%) FxCop
2 1 (6.25%) SoapUI
2 1 (6.25%) MSBuild
2 1 (6.25%) T4 Templates
2 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.25%) MSI
General
1 8 (50.00%) Banking
2 5 (31.25%) Finance
3 2 (12.50%) Law
3 2 (12.50%) Retail
3 2 (12.50%) Retail Banking
4 1 (6.25%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Desktop Support
1 3 (18.75%) Analyst
1 3 (18.75%) Support Engineer
1 3 (18.75%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 3 (18.75%) Desktop Engineer
1 3 (18.75%) Architect
2 2 (12.50%) Programme Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Applications Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Programme Test Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Environment Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Test Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) Middleware
1 4 (25.00%) Java EE
2 2 (12.50%) Web Services
2 2 (12.50%) HTML
3 1 (6.25%) .NET
3 1 (6.25%) ADO.NET
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.25%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (6.25%) Mainframe
2 1 (6.25%) Credit Risk
2 1 (6.25%) DataPower
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
1 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
2 4 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Vista
4 1 (6.25%) zOS
4 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (25.00%) Performance Management
2 3 (18.75%) Software Deployment
2 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (12.50%) Change Control
3 2 (12.50%) Migration
3 2 (12.50%) Integration Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) Service Management
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL
4 1 (6.25%) SOA
4 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (6.25%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) Java
1 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
1 2 (12.50%) Perl
1 2 (12.50%) PHP
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
1 2 (12.50%) Python
2 1 (6.25%) C#
2 1 (6.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
1 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) SLA
2 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (6.25%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) SCCM
1 4 (25.00%) CA Wily
2 3 (18.75%) CA LISA
3 2 (12.50%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Citrix
2 3 (18.75%) AppSense
2 3 (18.75%) Lumension
3 2 (12.50%) IBM
3 2 (12.50%) Altiris
4 1 (6.25%) LANDesk
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle
4 1 (6.25%) JBoss
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco
4 1 (6.25%) Lotus
4 1 (6.25%) Apple
4 1 (6.25%) TIBCO
4 1 (6.25%) Symantec
4 1 (6.25%) VMware
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