The table below looks at the statistics for CA Spectrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CA Spectrum over the 3 months to 29 January 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CA Spectrum
Rank 537 530 512
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -18
Contract jobs citing CA Spectrum 20 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.044% 0.020% 0.024%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.53% 0.28% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 5
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£385 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £400 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £400 £392
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 - £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
CA Spectrum
UK

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

Systems Management Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
3760 3255 2739
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.25% 7.30% 6.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2307 1921 1507
Average daily rate £425 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £219 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 133 203
Average hourly rate £20.06 £19.75 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -21.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.55 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £33.98 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -16.00%

CA Spectrum
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

CA Spectrum Jobs Demand Trend in England

CA Spectrum
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

CA Spectrum Daily Rate Trend in England

CA Spectrum
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CA Spectrum across the England region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

CA Spectrum Daily Rate Histogram in England

CA Spectrum
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

CA Spectrum Hourly Rate Trend in England

CA Spectrum
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CA Spectrum within the England region over the 3 months to 29 January 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
London +17 11 £390 -2.50%
South East - 7 £300 -
South West - - - -
East of England - - - -
CA Spectrum
UK

CA Spectrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing CA Spectrum 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 Spectrum.

1 58 (100.00%) CA
2 49 (84.48%) Cisco
3 42 (72.41%) Firewall
4 30 (51.72%) Change Management
5 28 (48.28%) Service Management
5 28 (48.28%) Line Management
6 26 (44.83%) NetScaler
6 26 (44.83%) Citrix
7 25 (43.10%) Cisco Certification
7 25 (43.10%) CheckPoint
8 21 (36.21%) LAN
8 21 (36.21%) Cisco Nexus
9 20 (34.48%) Ethernet
10 19 (32.76%) e-Health
10 19 (32.76%) Load Balancing
11 18 (31.03%) WAN
12 17 (29.31%) DNS
12 17 (29.31%) Cisco CUCM
13 16 (27.59%) VPN
14 15 (25.86%) Linux
14 15 (25.86%) IPsec
15 14 (24.14%) Contact Management
15 14 (24.14%) Cisco ICM
15 14 (24.14%) MPLS
15 14 (24.14%) BGP
15 14 (24.14%) Cisco UCCX
16 13 (22.41%) Internet
16 13 (22.41%) Windows
17 11 (18.97%) Wireless
17 11 (18.97%) Splunk

CA Spectrum
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing CA Spectrum 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 Spectrum. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (15.52%) Apache
1 9 (15.52%) IIS
2 3 (5.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (15.52%) MS Excel
2 8 (13.79%) MS Visio
3 3 (5.17%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 42 (72.41%) Firewall
2 26 (44.83%) NetScaler
3 21 (36.21%) LAN
3 21 (36.21%) Cisco Nexus
4 20 (34.48%) Ethernet
5 18 (31.03%) WAN
6 17 (29.31%) DNS
7 16 (27.59%) VPN
8 15 (25.86%) IPsec
9 14 (24.14%) Cisco ICM
9 14 (24.14%) MPLS
9 14 (24.14%) BGP
10 13 (22.41%) Internet
11 11 (18.97%) Wireless
12 10 (17.24%) Network Security
12 10 (17.24%) Cisco IPT
12 10 (17.24%) DHCP
13 9 (15.52%) VLAN
13 9 (15.52%) Cisco ASA
13 9 (15.52%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.52%) SQL Server
1 9 (15.52%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (1.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (12.07%) Banking
2 6 (10.34%) Finance
3 5 (8.62%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.17%) Retail
5 2 (3.45%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (39.66%) Network Engineer
2 14 (24.14%) Voice Engineer
3 6 (10.34%) Security Engineer
4 5 (8.62%) Network Analyst
4 5 (8.62%) Network Security Engineer
4 5 (8.62%) Analyst
5 4 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Network Support Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Network Support
6 3 (5.17%) Author
6 3 (5.17%) Technical Author
6 3 (5.17%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) Network Operations Analyst
7 2 (3.45%) Cisco Voice Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) Network Operations Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) Consultant
7 2 (3.45%) Operations Analyst
7 2 (3.45%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.52%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 19 (32.76%) e-Health
2 6 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.62%) IVR
4 3 (5.17%) EPoS
5 1 (1.72%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 15 (25.86%) Linux
2 13 (22.41%) Windows
3 9 (15.52%) AIX
3 9 (15.52%) SUSE
3 9 (15.52%) Oracle Linux
4 3 (5.17%) UNIX
5 1 (1.72%) Solaris
5 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (51.72%) Change Management
2 28 (48.28%) Service Management
2 28 (48.28%) Line Management
3 19 (32.76%) Load Balancing
4 14 (24.14%) Contact Management
5 8 (13.79%) Network Management
6 5 (8.62%) Workflow
6 5 (8.62%) Performance Analysis
7 4 (6.90%) ITIL
8 3 (5.17%) Problem Management
9 2 (3.45%) Network Monitoring
9 2 (3.45%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (3.45%) Low Latency
9 2 (3.45%) Capacity Management
9 2 (3.45%) High Availability
9 2 (3.45%) Security Management
9 2 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (3.45%) Fault Management
9 2 (3.45%) Time Management
9 2 (3.45%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.52%) SQL
2 2 (3.45%) Perl
3 1 (1.72%) VB
3 1 (1.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (43.10%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (15.52%) CCNA
3 7 (12.07%) Security Cleared
4 4 (6.90%) SC Cleared
5 3 (5.17%) CCIE
5 3 (5.17%) CCNP
6 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.72%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (15.52%) vSphere
1 9 (15.52%) FreeRADIUS
2 7 (12.07%) Firmware
3 3 (5.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.45%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 17 (29.31%) Cisco CUCM
2 14 (24.14%) Cisco UCCX
3 9 (15.52%) Cisco UCCE
4 2 (3.45%) HP UCMDB
5 1 (1.72%) Unicenter
5 1 (1.72%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.72%) OpenView
5 1 (1.72%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (1.72%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 58 (100.00%) CA
2 49 (84.48%) Cisco
3 26 (44.83%) Citrix
4 25 (43.10%) CheckPoint
5 11 (18.97%) Splunk
6 10 (17.24%) IBM
6 10 (17.24%) Microsoft
7 9 (15.52%) Oracle
7 9 (15.52%) VMware
7 9 (15.52%) F5
8 7 (12.07%) HP
8 7 (12.07%) Avaya
9 5 (8.62%) Remedy
10 4 (6.90%) Nortel
11 3 (5.17%) Juniper
11 3 (5.17%) ProCurve
11 3 (5.17%) Riverbed
11 3 (5.17%) ServiceNow
12 2 (3.45%) ScanSafe
12 2 (3.45%) SevOne