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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CA
Rank 344 396 398
Rank change year-on-year
+52 +2
Contract jobs citing CA 266 179 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.52% 0.36% 0.34%
As % of the Vendors category 1.17% 0.81% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 88 50
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £227 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £549 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £295
% change year-on-year
- +44.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 5
Average hourly rate £23.25 £22.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.68% +7.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £13.70 £18.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £29.94 £35.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.25 £22.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+5.68% +7.31%
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
22706 22214 21558
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 43.97% 45.00% 46.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 13686 12544 12039
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
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 £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 989 994 1100
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £11.00 £11.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £37.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 4 August 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 +28 103 £450 +16.12% 13
South East +8 57 £510 +69.76% 11
North West -38 26 £465 +9.41% 2
West Midlands +27 25 £425 +36.00% 1
North East -14 13 - -
South West +1 12 £250 -50.00% 2
East of England -8 12 £335 -33.00% 1
East Midlands +2 9 £375 -11.76% 4
Yorkshire -26 6 - -
Midlands - 1 - -
CA
UK

CA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

1 132 (27.67%) Windows
2 124 (26.00%) ITIL
3 120 (25.16%) Finance
4 110 (23.06%) IBM
5 107 (22.43%) HP
6 97 (20.34%) Cisco
7 87 (18.24%) Firewall
8 84 (17.61%) Linux
9 83 (17.40%) Microsoft
10 81 (16.98%) Java
11 80 (16.77%) SQL
12 78 (16.35%) Oracle
13 71 (14.88%) Solaris
14 68 (14.26%) Mainframe
15 65 (13.63%) Service Management
16 61 (12.79%) UNIX
17 57 (11.95%) BMC
18 56 (11.74%) Middleware
19 55 (11.53%) CA Single Sign-On
20 54 (11.32%) VMware
21 53 (11.11%) SAN
22 52 (10.90%) LAN
23 50 (10.48%) DB2
23 50 (10.48%) CICS
23 50 (10.48%) zOS
23 50 (10.48%) ServiceNow
24 49 (10.27%) WAN
25 47 (9.85%) Active Directory
25 47 (9.85%) CA Spectrum
26 46 (9.64%) Citrix

CA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 50 (10.48%) CICS
2 31 (6.50%) SharePoint
2 31 (6.50%) WebSphere
3 29 (6.08%) CMS
4 28 (5.87%) MS Exchange
5 26 (5.45%) WebSphere Application Server
6 17 (3.56%) WebSphere Portal
6 17 (3.56%) WebSphere Process Server
7 13 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2010
7 13 (2.73%) IIS
8 10 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2003
9 9 (1.89%) Apache
9 9 (1.89%) MQSeries
10 8 (1.68%) WebLogic
11 7 (1.47%) SAS
12 6 (1.26%) SharePoint Server
12 6 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2013
13 5 (1.05%) OpenStack
13 5 (1.05%) Lync
14 4 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 42 (8.81%) MS Excel
2 21 (4.40%) MS Office
3 17 (3.56%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.68%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (1.26%) MS Project
6 3 (0.63%) Open Workbench
7 2 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (2.73%) CA PPM
2 5 (1.05%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (0.84%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (0.84%) SAP CO
3 4 (0.84%) SAP FI
4 3 (0.63%) Primavera
4 3 (0.63%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.63%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.42%) ION MarketView
5 2 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.42%) SAP CCM
6 1 (0.21%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.21%) SAP Retail
6 1 (0.21%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.10%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (2.10%) IaaS
2 7 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.84%) PaaS
3 4 (0.84%) IBM PureFlex
4 3 (0.63%) Office 365
5 2 (0.42%) SaaS
5 2 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.21%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 87 (18.24%) Firewall
2 53 (11.11%) SAN
3 52 (10.90%) LAN
4 49 (10.27%) WAN
5 44 (9.22%) TCP/IP
6 41 (8.60%) Wireless
7 40 (8.39%) VPN
8 39 (8.18%) DNS
9 33 (6.92%) DHCP
10 31 (6.50%) LDAP
10 31 (6.50%) Cisco Nexus
11 30 (6.29%) Internet
12 25 (5.24%) NetScaler
13 22 (4.61%) IPsec
14 21 (4.40%) Kerberos
15 20 (4.19%) Cisco ASA
16 19 (3.98%) VoIP
16 19 (3.98%) SSH
17 16 (3.35%) SSL
18 15 (3.14%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (10.48%) DB2
2 45 (9.43%) SQL Server
3 21 (4.40%) NoSQL
4 16 (3.35%) CouchDB
4 16 (3.35%) Couchbase
4 16 (3.35%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (3.14%) SQL Server 2005
5 15 (3.14%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (2.73%) MySQL
6 13 (2.73%) Relational Database
7 11 (2.31%) Oracle Database
8 10 (2.10%) DataStage
9 7 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (1.05%) Oracle Exadata
11 5 (1.05%) Hadoop
12 4 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (0.84%) MS Access
12 4 (0.84%) DTS
13 3 (0.63%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 27 (5.66%) Introscope
2 13 (2.73%) ERwin
3 11 (2.31%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (2.10%) Toad
5 9 (1.89%) JIRA
6 8 (1.68%) Visual Studio
7 7 (1.47%) TeamCity
8 6 (1.26%) PowerDesigner
9 5 (1.05%) Maven
9 5 (1.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 5 (1.05%) JUnit
9 5 (1.05%) Eclipse
9 5 (1.05%) Selenium
10 4 (0.84%) Git (software)
10 4 (0.84%) Wise Package Studio
10 4 (0.84%) Jenkins
10 4 (0.84%) SonarQube
11 3 (0.63%) Oracle Forms
12 2 (0.42%) ClearCase
12 2 (0.42%) Lombardi
General
1 120 (25.16%) Finance
2 41 (8.60%) Banking
3 18 (3.77%) Retail
3 18 (3.77%) Investment Banking
4 8 (1.68%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.05%) Private Banking
5 5 (1.05%) Manufacturing
6 4 (0.84%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.63%) Back Office
7 3 (0.63%) Marketing
7 3 (0.63%) Publishing
7 3 (0.63%) Legal
8 2 (0.42%) Electronics
8 2 (0.42%) Front Office
9 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.21%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.21%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.21%) French Language
9 1 (0.21%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 80 (16.77%) Analyst
2 53 (11.11%) Developer
3 50 (10.48%) Consultant
4 48 (10.06%) Architect
5 32 (6.71%) ServiceNow Developer
6 25 (5.24%) Administrator
7 22 (4.61%) Operations Analyst
8 20 (4.19%) Network Engineer
8 20 (4.19%) Support Analyst
9 17 (3.56%) Applications Specialist
9 17 (3.56%) Security Engineer
10 15 (3.14%) Infrastructure Architect
11 14 (2.94%) Support Engineer
12 13 (2.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 13 (2.73%) WebSphere Specialist
12 13 (2.73%) Server Specialist
12 13 (2.73%) WebSphere Server Specialist
13 11 (2.31%) Application Security Analyst
13 11 (2.31%) Security Analyst
13 11 (2.31%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (11.74%) Middleware
2 44 (9.22%) XML
3 41 (8.60%) HTML
4 39 (8.18%) CSS
5 35 (7.34%) Web Services
6 22 (4.61%) .NET
7 18 (3.77%) RESTful
8 16 (3.35%) Apache Camel
8 16 (3.35%) ActiveMQ
9 14 (2.94%) SAML
9 14 (2.94%) JSP
9 14 (2.94%) Play Framework
9 14 (2.94%) Akka
10 13 (2.73%) SailPoint
11 12 (2.52%) JDBC
12 11 (2.31%) SOAP
13 10 (2.10%) Servlets
14 8 (1.68%) Ajax
14 8 (1.68%) ISPF
15 7 (1.47%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 68 (14.26%) Mainframe
2 39 (8.18%) Data Centre
3 37 (7.76%) CMDB
4 35 (7.34%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (4.82%) LPAR
5 23 (4.82%) PKI
6 21 (4.40%) VSAM
7 20 (4.19%) e-Health
8 15 (3.14%) Mobile App
9 10 (2.10%) Management Information System
9 10 (2.10%) Fixed Income
10 9 (1.89%) HP Storage
10 9 (1.89%) IBM Mainframe
11 8 (1.68%) FlexPod
12 6 (1.26%) BYOD
13 5 (1.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 5 (1.05%) Clustering
13 5 (1.05%) E-Learning
13 5 (1.05%) Replication
14 4 (0.84%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 132 (27.67%) Windows
2 84 (17.61%) Linux
3 71 (14.88%) Solaris
4 61 (12.79%) UNIX
5 50 (10.48%) zOS
6 45 (9.43%) AIX
7 44 (9.22%) Windows Server 2003
8 35 (7.34%) Windows Server 2008
9 21 (4.40%) Windows 7
10 19 (3.98%) Windows Server 2012
11 16 (3.35%) Oracle Linux
12 14 (2.94%) Windows XP
13 8 (1.68%) MVS
14 7 (1.47%) Data ONTAP
15 5 (1.05%) Windows 2000
16 4 (0.84%) Ubuntu
17 3 (0.63%) OS/390
18 2 (0.42%) Windows NT
18 2 (0.42%) Windows Vista
18 2 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (26.00%) ITIL
2 65 (13.63%) Service Management
3 44 (9.22%) ITSM
4 37 (7.76%) Change Management
5 34 (7.13%) Project Management
6 29 (6.08%) Migration
7 28 (5.87%) Unit Testing
8 25 (5.24%) Workflow
9 23 (4.82%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (4.82%) Knowledge Management
10 22 (4.61%) Content Management
10 22 (4.61%) Configuration Management
11 21 (4.40%) Network Management
12 20 (4.19%) Incident Management
13 18 (3.77%) SIEM
14 17 (3.56%) Continuous Integration
15 15 (3.14%) Change Control
15 15 (3.14%) Network Design
15 15 (3.14%) User Acceptance Testing
16 14 (2.94%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 81 (16.98%) Java
2 80 (16.77%) SQL
3 23 (4.82%) Perl
3 23 (4.82%) Jython
4 17 (3.56%) C#
5 16 (3.35%) Shell Script
5 16 (3.35%) PowerShell
5 16 (3.35%) Scala
6 14 (2.94%) Python
6 14 (2.94%) VB
7 12 (2.52%) COBOL
8 11 (2.31%) JCL
9 10 (2.10%) JavaScript
10 9 (1.89%) VBScript
11 6 (1.26%) PHP
11 6 (1.26%) BeanShell
12 5 (1.05%) REXX
12 5 (1.05%) C
13 4 (0.84%) Ruby
14 3 (0.63%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 38 (7.97%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (7.34%) Security Cleared
3 26 (5.45%) SC Cleared
4 10 (2.10%) CCNA
5 9 (1.89%) CCNP
6 5 (1.05%) ISEB
6 5 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (1.05%) PMP
7 4 (0.84%) PMI Certification
7 4 (0.84%) ACCA
7 4 (0.84%) CCIE
7 4 (0.84%) MBA
8 3 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (0.63%) MCTS
8 3 (0.63%) Degree
8 3 (0.63%) PgMP
8 3 (0.63%) APMP
8 3 (0.63%) CIMA
8 3 (0.63%) CISSP
8 3 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.35%) QA
2 15 (3.14%) SLA
3 3 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.63%) P3O
4 2 (0.42%) GAAP
5 1 (0.21%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.21%) EMIR
System Software
1 47 (9.85%) Active Directory
2 41 (8.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (3.77%) RACF
3 18 (3.77%) ProxySG
4 17 (3.56%) vSphere
5 15 (3.14%) VMware ESX
6 14 (2.94%) Hyper-V
7 12 (2.52%) Tivoli Directory Server
7 12 (2.52%) Time Sharing Option
7 12 (2.52%) Job Entry Subsystem
8 11 (2.31%) XenDesktop
9 10 (2.10%) VMware ESXi
10 9 (1.89%) XenApp
11 7 (1.47%) vCloud
12 5 (1.05%) XenServer
13 4 (0.84%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 4 (0.84%) Xen
13 4 (0.84%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 4 (0.84%) Varnish
14 3 (0.63%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 55 (11.53%) CA Single Sign-On
2 47 (9.85%) CA Spectrum
3 34 (7.13%) Tivoli
4 33 (6.92%) ARCserve
5 27 (5.66%) CA Wily
6 19 (3.98%) Unicenter
7 17 (3.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 17 (3.56%) Control-M
8 15 (3.14%) SCOM
9 14 (2.94%) BladeLogic
9 14 (2.94%) SCCM
10 13 (2.73%) NetBackup
11 11 (2.31%) Cisco UCCX
11 11 (2.31%) Cisco CUCM
11 11 (2.31%) zSecure
12 10 (2.10%) Tivoli Identity Manager
13 9 (1.89%) Nagios
13 9 (1.89%) Puppet
13 9 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
14 8 (1.68%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 110 (23.06%) IBM
2 107 (22.43%) HP
3 97 (20.34%) Cisco
4 83 (17.40%) Microsoft
5 78 (16.35%) Oracle
6 57 (11.95%) BMC
7 54 (11.32%) VMware
8 50 (10.48%) ServiceNow
9 46 (9.64%) Citrix
9 46 (9.64%) CheckPoint
10 26 (5.45%) Symantec
11 25 (5.24%) Blue Coat
12 20 (4.19%) Juniper
12 20 (4.19%) Remedy
13 19 (3.98%) SAP
14 18 (3.77%) Dell
15 17 (3.56%) Nokia
16 16 (3.35%) Cyber-Ark
17 15 (3.14%) SolarWinds
18 14 (2.94%) Avaya
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