The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CA products and/or services 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 over the 3 months to 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CA
Rank 346 391 389
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -2
Contract jobs citing CA 258 182 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.52% 0.37% 0.35%
As % of the Vendors category 1.15% 0.83% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 86 56
Average daily rate
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£438 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £215 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £377 £295
% change year-on-year
+12.73% +27.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 11
Average hourly rate £23.00 £18.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.77% -12.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.05 £12.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.75 £25.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £20.56 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+11.85% +0.30%
CA
UK

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

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22519 21955 20957
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.03% 45.17% 46.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 13512 12591 11521
Average daily rate £398 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.58% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1010 985 1150
Average hourly rate £18.75 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.15 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.47 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.61% -12.82%

CA
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

CA Jobs Demand Trend in England

CA
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

CA Daily Rate Trend in England

CA
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CA across the England region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

CA Daily Rate Histogram in England

CA
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

CA Hourly Rate Trend in England

CA
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CA across the England region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

CA Hourly Rate Histogram in England

CA
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 within the England region over the 3 months to 2 July 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 +38 107 £450 +16.12% 9
South East +16 60 £520 +36.39% 12
West Midlands +10 19 £425 +36.00%
East of England -4 17 £335 -35.42% 3
North West -43 14 £450 +21.62% 1
South West +9 13 £280 -20.00% 1
East Midlands +2 11 £235 -44.70% 1
North East -15 10 - -
Yorkshire -23 5 - -
Midlands - 1 - -
CA
UK

CA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 129 (28.60%) Windows
2 125 (27.72%) ITIL
3 114 (25.28%) HP
4 105 (23.28%) Finance
5 97 (21.51%) IBM
6 94 (20.84%) Firewall
7 92 (20.40%) Cisco
8 88 (19.51%) Oracle
9 85 (18.85%) Microsoft
10 81 (17.96%) Java
11 79 (17.52%) Linux
12 72 (15.96%) Solaris
13 69 (15.30%) SQL
13 69 (15.30%) CA Single Sign-On
14 68 (15.08%) UNIX
15 58 (12.86%) Service Management
16 57 (12.64%) VMware
17 56 (12.42%) BMC
18 53 (11.75%) ServiceNow
19 52 (11.53%) SAN
20 51 (11.31%) Middleware
20 51 (11.31%) LAN
21 49 (10.86%) ITSM
22 48 (10.64%) VPN
22 48 (10.64%) Wireless
23 47 (10.42%) CheckPoint
24 46 (10.20%) WAN
24 46 (10.20%) Citrix
25 45 (9.98%) Windows Server 2003
26 44 (9.76%) XML

CA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 36 (7.98%) SharePoint
1 36 (7.98%) CICS
2 34 (7.54%) WebSphere
3 30 (6.65%) CMS
4 26 (5.76%) MS Exchange
5 23 (5.10%) WebSphere Application Server
6 17 (3.77%) WebLogic
6 17 (3.77%) IIS
6 17 (3.77%) WebSphere Process Server
6 17 (3.77%) WebSphere Portal
7 11 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
8 10 (2.22%) OpenStack
9 9 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2003
9 9 (2.00%) Apache
10 8 (1.77%) Tomcat
11 7 (1.55%) SharePoint Server
11 7 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2013
12 5 (1.11%) iPlanet
13 4 (0.89%) MQSeries
13 4 (0.89%) JBoss
Applications
1 37 (8.20%) MS Excel
2 17 (3.77%) MS Office
3 13 (2.88%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.33%) MS Project
5 5 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.67%) Open Workbench
7 2 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (2.00%) CA PPM
2 5 (1.11%) SAP FI
2 5 (1.11%) SAP FI/CO
2 5 (1.11%) SAP CO
2 5 (1.11%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.67%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.67%) Primavera
4 2 (0.44%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.44%) SAP FI-AP
4 2 (0.44%) ION MarketView
5 1 (0.22%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.22%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.22%) SAP Retail
5 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.22%) SAP CCM
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.55%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.55%) IaaS
3 3 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.44%) SaaS
5 1 (0.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 94 (20.84%) Firewall
2 52 (11.53%) SAN
3 51 (11.31%) LAN
4 48 (10.64%) VPN
4 48 (10.64%) Wireless
5 46 (10.20%) WAN
6 39 (8.65%) DNS
7 37 (8.20%) TCP/IP
8 36 (7.98%) LDAP
9 33 (7.32%) DHCP
10 32 (7.10%) Internet
11 30 (6.65%) Cisco Nexus
12 28 (6.21%) NetScaler
13 20 (4.43%) IPsec
13 20 (4.43%) SSL
14 19 (4.21%) Cisco ASA
15 15 (3.33%) Ethernet
15 15 (3.33%) Kerberos
15 15 (3.33%) VoIP
16 14 (3.10%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (9.53%) SQL Server
2 40 (8.87%) DB2
3 21 (4.66%) Oracle Database
4 17 (3.77%) SQL Server 2005
5 16 (3.55%) Oracle Database 11g
5 16 (3.55%) NoSQL
6 15 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 15 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (2.88%) MySQL
8 12 (2.66%) Relational Database
9 11 (2.44%) Couchbase
9 11 (2.44%) CouchDB
10 7 (1.55%) DataStage
10 7 (1.55%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (1.11%) Oracle Exadata
11 5 (1.11%) Hadoop
11 5 (1.11%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (0.89%) MS Access
12 4 (0.89%) DTS
13 3 (0.67%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 25 (5.54%) Introscope
2 15 (3.33%) TeamCity
2 15 (3.33%) ERwin
3 14 (3.10%) Eclipse
3 14 (3.10%) JUnit
3 14 (3.10%) Maven
4 11 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (1.77%) Visual Studio
6 7 (1.55%) Toad
6 7 (1.55%) PowerDesigner
6 7 (1.55%) JIRA
7 4 (0.89%) Selenium
7 4 (0.89%) Git (software)
7 4 (0.89%) Jenkins
7 4 (0.89%) SonarQube
8 3 (0.67%) Wise Package Studio
8 3 (0.67%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (0.44%) ClearCase
9 2 (0.44%) LoadRunner
9 2 (0.44%) Lombardi
General
1 105 (23.28%) Finance
2 39 (8.65%) Banking
3 20 (4.43%) Investment Banking
4 16 (3.55%) Retail
5 10 (2.22%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.55%) Financial Institution
7 4 (0.89%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.67%) Publishing
8 3 (0.67%) Back Office
8 3 (0.67%) Private Banking
9 2 (0.44%) Marketing
9 2 (0.44%) Legal
9 2 (0.44%) Front Office
9 2 (0.44%) Military
10 1 (0.22%) Advertising
10 1 (0.22%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.22%) Electronics
10 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.22%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 66 (14.63%) Analyst
2 56 (12.42%) Developer
3 46 (10.20%) Consultant
3 46 (10.20%) Architect
4 34 (7.54%) ServiceNow Developer
5 33 (7.32%) Administrator
6 19 (4.21%) Network Engineer
7 16 (3.55%) Support Analyst
8 14 (3.10%) Applications Specialist
8 14 (3.10%) Infrastructure Architect
8 14 (3.10%) Security Engineer
9 12 (2.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 11 (2.44%) Security Analyst
10 11 (2.44%) Network Analyst
10 11 (2.44%) Support Engineer
10 11 (2.44%) Operations Analyst
10 11 (2.44%) Application Security Analyst
11 10 (2.22%) WebSphere Server Specialist
11 10 (2.22%) WebSphere Specialist
11 10 (2.22%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (11.31%) Middleware
2 44 (9.76%) XML
3 42 (9.31%) HTML
4 39 (8.65%) CSS
5 36 (7.98%) Web Services
6 22 (4.88%) .NET
7 14 (3.10%) JSP
7 14 (3.10%) SAML
8 13 (2.88%) RESTful
9 11 (2.44%) SailPoint
9 11 (2.44%) Apache Camel
9 11 (2.44%) ActiveMQ
9 11 (2.44%) SOAP
10 10 (2.22%) JDBC
11 9 (2.00%) Servlets
11 9 (2.00%) Play Framework
11 9 (2.00%) Akka
12 8 (1.77%) Ajax
13 7 (1.55%) J2EE
14 6 (1.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 39 (8.65%) Mainframe
2 36 (7.98%) CMDB
3 35 (7.76%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (7.76%) Data Centre
4 21 (4.66%) PKI
5 20 (4.43%) LPAR
6 17 (3.77%) Mobile App
6 17 (3.77%) e-Health
7 16 (3.55%) VSAM
8 12 (2.66%) Replication
9 11 (2.44%) Management Information System
10 10 (2.22%) Fixed Income
11 8 (1.77%) HP Storage
11 8 (1.77%) FlexPod
12 7 (1.55%) Clustering
13 5 (1.11%) BYOD
13 5 (1.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 4 (0.89%) Tandem
14 4 (0.89%) Client/Server
14 4 (0.89%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 129 (28.60%) Windows
2 79 (17.52%) Linux
3 72 (15.96%) Solaris
4 68 (15.08%) UNIX
5 45 (9.98%) Windows Server 2003
6 38 (8.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 36 (7.98%) AIX
8 31 (6.87%) zOS
9 18 (3.99%) Windows 7
9 18 (3.99%) Windows Server 2012
10 16 (3.55%) Oracle Linux
11 12 (2.66%) Windows XP
12 7 (1.55%) Data ONTAP
13 6 (1.33%) MVS
14 4 (0.89%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.67%) Windows 2000
15 3 (0.67%) Android
15 3 (0.67%) Apple iOS
16 2 (0.44%) OS/390
16 2 (0.44%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (27.72%) ITIL
2 58 (12.86%) Service Management
3 49 (10.86%) ITSM
4 35 (7.76%) Change Management
5 32 (7.10%) Project Management
6 30 (6.65%) Unit Testing
7 26 (5.76%) Workflow
8 25 (5.54%) Migration
8 25 (5.54%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (5.32%) Network Management
10 23 (5.10%) Knowledge Management
11 22 (4.88%) Content Management
12 21 (4.66%) Incident Management
13 19 (4.21%) Configuration Management
14 18 (3.99%) User Acceptance Testing
14 18 (3.99%) SIEM
15 17 (3.77%) Continuous Integration
16 16 (3.55%) Data Modelling
17 14 (3.10%) Identity Management
17 14 (3.10%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 81 (17.96%) Java
2 69 (15.30%) SQL
3 21 (4.66%) Perl
3 21 (4.66%) C#
4 20 (4.43%) Jython
4 20 (4.43%) PowerShell
5 15 (3.33%) Shell Script
6 14 (3.10%) Python
7 13 (2.88%) VBScript
8 11 (2.44%) Scala
9 10 (2.22%) COBOL
9 10 (2.22%) JavaScript
10 8 (1.77%) VB
10 8 (1.77%) JCL
11 6 (1.33%) PHP
11 6 (1.33%) REXX
12 5 (1.11%) BeanShell
13 4 (0.89%) Ruby
13 4 (0.89%) C
14 2 (0.44%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (8.43%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (7.98%) Security Cleared
3 27 (5.99%) SC Cleared
4 11 (2.44%) CCNP
5 10 (2.22%) CCNA
6 8 (1.77%) Degree
7 7 (1.55%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (1.11%) PMP
8 5 (1.11%) ISEB
9 4 (0.89%) PMI Certification
9 4 (0.89%) CISSP
9 4 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (0.67%) PgMP
10 3 (0.67%) APMP
10 3 (0.67%) MCSE
11 2 (0.44%) CCIE
11 2 (0.44%) ACCA
11 2 (0.44%) MCTS
11 2 (0.44%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.10%) QA
2 12 (2.66%) SLA
3 3 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.67%) P3O
4 2 (0.44%) GAAP
4 2 (0.44%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.22%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.22%) EMIR
System Software
1 43 (9.53%) Active Directory
2 42 (9.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (4.43%) VMware ESXi
4 19 (4.21%) ProxySG
5 17 (3.77%) Hyper-V
5 17 (3.77%) XenDesktop
6 16 (3.55%) vSphere
7 14 (3.10%) VMware ESX
8 13 (2.88%) XenApp
9 11 (2.44%) Tivoli Directory Server
10 9 (2.00%) RACF
11 8 (1.77%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 7 (1.55%) vCloud
13 5 (1.11%) XenServer
14 4 (0.89%) Xen
14 4 (0.89%) Varnish
15 3 (0.67%) BitLocker
15 3 (0.67%) UAG
15 3 (0.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 2 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 69 (15.30%) CA Single Sign-On
2 38 (8.43%) CA Spectrum
3 30 (6.65%) ARCserve
4 27 (5.99%) Tivoli
5 25 (5.54%) CA Wily
6 19 (4.21%) SCOM
7 17 (3.77%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 16 (3.55%) Unicenter
8 16 (3.55%) Control-M
8 16 (3.55%) SCCM
9 14 (3.10%) BladeLogic
10 11 (2.44%) HP SIM
11 9 (2.00%) Puppet
11 9 (2.00%) Cisco UCCX
11 9 (2.00%) Cisco CUCM
11 9 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
11 9 (2.00%) CA LISA
11 9 (2.00%) NetBackup
11 9 (2.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
12 8 (1.77%) Nagios
Vendors
1 114 (25.28%) HP
2 97 (21.51%) IBM
3 92 (20.40%) Cisco
4 88 (19.51%) Oracle
5 85 (18.85%) Microsoft
6 57 (12.64%) VMware
7 56 (12.42%) BMC
8 53 (11.75%) ServiceNow
9 47 (10.42%) CheckPoint
10 46 (10.20%) Citrix
11 29 (6.43%) Blue Coat
12 27 (5.99%) Symantec
13 20 (4.43%) Nokia
13 20 (4.43%) SAP
14 19 (4.21%) Dell
15 18 (3.99%) Red Hat
15 18 (3.99%) Remedy
15 18 (3.99%) SolarWinds
16 16 (3.55%) Juniper
17 15 (3.33%) Cyber-Ark
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