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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CA
Rank 431 403 412
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +9
Contract jobs citing CA 160 181 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.34% 0.39% 0.34%
As % of the Vendors category 0.79% 0.85% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 87 89
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £298 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £550 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 4
Average hourly rate £50.00 £14.40 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+247.22% -25.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £10.85 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £32.44 £27.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £14.40 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+247.22% +10.76%
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
20136 21275 20395
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 42.58% 45.69% 45.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 12190 12559 11454
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 787 912 897
Average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £17.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.85% +0.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+23.56% +5.45%

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
South East +3 48 £463 +17.08% 8
London -17 46 £450 +2.85% 13
North West -9 24 £303 -35.12% 2
North East -18 14 £375 +20.48% 1
South West +1 12 £273 -49.53% 2
West Midlands -12 8 £485 +25.97%
Yorkshire - 8 £450 - 5
East Midlands -11 2 - -
East of England -2 1 £235 - 3
CA
UK

CA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

1 137 (31.79%) Windows
2 131 (30.39%) Finance
3 114 (26.45%) Mainframe
4 111 (25.75%) Linux
5 90 (20.88%) Oracle
6 84 (19.49%) zOS
7 83 (19.26%) IBM
8 78 (18.10%) Active Directory
9 70 (16.24%) CICS
9 70 (16.24%) DB2
9 70 (16.24%) JCL
10 69 (16.01%) Java
10 69 (16.01%) SQL
10 69 (16.01%) Unix
11 62 (14.39%) Firewall
12 61 (14.15%) Microsoft
13 54 (12.53%) Migration
14 49 (11.37%) RACF
15 48 (11.14%) WebSphere
15 48 (11.14%) QA
16 47 (10.90%) Cisco
17 46 (10.67%) Security Cleared
18 44 (10.21%) Windows Server
18 44 (10.21%) CA Endevor
19 42 (9.74%) Perl
20 41 (9.51%) Middleware
21 40 (9.28%) Agile Software Development
22 39 (9.05%) VMware
22 39 (9.05%) Windows Server 2003
23 37 (8.58%) Analytical Skills

CA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 70 (16.24%) CICS
2 48 (11.14%) WebSphere
3 28 (6.50%) Apache
4 23 (5.34%) IIS
5 22 (5.10%) MQSeries
6 21 (4.87%) WebLogic
7 19 (4.41%) MS Exchange
8 18 (4.18%) SAS
9 17 (3.94%) IBM HTTP Server
9 17 (3.94%) WebSphere Application Server
10 16 (3.71%) iPlanet
11 14 (3.25%) Tomcat
12 11 (2.55%) JBoss
13 10 (2.32%) SharePoint
14 9 (2.09%) BizTalk Server
15 8 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2010
16 7 (1.62%) Oracle HTTP Server
17 5 (1.16%) Skype for Business
18 4 (0.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
19 2 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 31 (7.19%) MS Office
2 26 (6.03%) MS Excel
3 4 (0.93%) MS Project
4 3 (0.70%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.46%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 11 (2.55%) CA PPM
2 9 (2.09%) BusinessWare
2 9 (2.09%) SAP R/3
3 4 (0.93%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.46%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.46%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.46%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (0.46%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 2 (0.46%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.46%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.23%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.23%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.23%) SAP Business ByDesign
5 1 (0.23%) SAP CCM
5 1 (0.23%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.23%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.23%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (0.23%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 25 (5.80%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (2.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.86%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (1.86%) Route 53
3 8 (1.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 4 (0.93%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.46%) SaaS
6 1 (0.23%) IaaS
6 1 (0.23%) IBM PureFlex
6 1 (0.23%) Office 365
6 1 (0.23%) PaaS
6 1 (0.23%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 62 (14.39%) Firewall
2 32 (7.42%) DNS
3 30 (6.96%) SSL
4 27 (6.26%) LAN
4 27 (6.26%) WAN
5 26 (6.03%) HTTP
6 20 (4.64%) FTP
6 20 (4.64%) LDAP
7 18 (4.18%) SSH
8 16 (3.71%) DHCP
9 15 (3.48%) VPN
10 14 (3.25%) Kerberos
11 13 (3.02%) Wireless
12 11 (2.55%) SNMP
13 10 (2.32%) SAN
13 10 (2.32%) TCP/IP
14 7 (1.62%) Internet
14 7 (1.62%) VoIP
15 6 (1.39%) HTTPS
15 6 (1.39%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (16.24%) DB2
2 32 (7.42%) SQL Server
3 20 (4.64%) Easytrieve
4 18 (4.18%) Oracle Database
5 16 (3.71%) Relational Database
6 15 (3.48%) DB2 UDB
7 13 (3.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 13 (3.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (2.32%) BusinessObjects
8 10 (2.32%) NoSQL
9 9 (2.09%) Base SAS
9 9 (2.09%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (1.86%) Amazon RDS
10 8 (1.86%) Hadoop
11 7 (1.62%) Pentaho
12 6 (1.39%) Apache Hive
12 6 (1.39%) MongoDB
12 6 (1.39%) MS Access
12 6 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 28 (6.50%) Introscope
2 17 (3.94%) ERwin
3 13 (3.02%) Jenkins
4 12 (2.78%) Eclipse
5 11 (2.55%) Visual Studio
6 8 (1.86%) Ant
6 8 (1.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 8 (1.86%) Git (software)
6 8 (1.86%) Subversion
6 8 (1.86%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (1.62%) CA Gen
7 7 (1.62%) JIRA
8 6 (1.39%) ClearCase
8 6 (1.39%) Maven
9 5 (1.16%) TeamCity
10 4 (0.93%) CruiseControl
10 4 (0.93%) Hudson
10 4 (0.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 3 (0.70%) SoapUI
11 3 (0.70%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 131 (30.39%) Finance
2 34 (7.89%) Banking
3 26 (6.03%) Telecoms
4 9 (2.09%) Retail
5 8 (1.86%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (1.16%) Law
6 5 (1.16%) Marketing
7 4 (0.93%) Back Office
7 4 (0.93%) Legal
8 3 (0.70%) Aerospace
8 3 (0.70%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.70%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.46%) Electronics
9 2 (0.46%) Publishing
9 2 (0.46%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.23%) Billing
10 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 118 (27.38%) Analyst
2 58 (13.46%) Architect
3 43 (9.98%) Developer
4 41 (9.51%) CICS Analyst
5 33 (7.66%) Operations Analyst
6 31 (7.19%) Consultant
7 30 (6.96%) Mainframe Analyst
7 30 (6.96%) Mainframe Operations Analyst
8 19 (4.41%) Network Engineer
9 14 (3.25%) Support Engineer
10 11 (2.55%) Cisco Engineer
10 11 (2.55%) Solutions Architect
11 10 (2.32%) Project Manager
11 10 (2.32%) Security Architect
11 10 (2.32%) Systems Engineer
12 9 (2.09%) Administrator
12 9 (2.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 9 (2.09%) Infrastructure Architect
13 8 (1.86%) Business Analyst
13 8 (1.86%) Information Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (9.51%) Middleware
2 21 (4.87%) Web Services
3 20 (4.64%) ISPF
4 19 (4.41%) .NET
4 19 (4.41%) SailPoint
5 15 (3.48%) SOAP
6 13 (3.02%) SAML
7 11 (2.55%) ASP.NET
7 11 (2.55%) JDBC
7 11 (2.55%) RESTful
8 10 (2.32%) JSP
8 10 (2.32%) Servlets
9 9 (2.09%) IBM Integration Bus
9 9 (2.09%) MSMQ
10 8 (1.86%) REST
11 5 (1.16%) XML
12 4 (0.93%) JMS
12 4 (0.93%) Oracle Fusion
13 3 (0.70%) Java EE
13 3 (0.70%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 114 (26.45%) Mainframe
2 37 (8.58%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (8.35%) Management Information System
4 22 (5.10%) e-Health
5 18 (4.18%) Data Centre
6 13 (3.02%) VSAM
7 12 (2.78%) IBM Mainframe
8 10 (2.32%) Mobile App
9 9 (2.09%) AS400
9 9 (2.09%) DataPower
10 8 (1.86%) FMCG
10 8 (1.86%) PKI
11 7 (1.62%) Client/Server
12 6 (1.39%) Visualisation
13 5 (1.16%) Blackberry
14 4 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
14 4 (0.93%) Fat Client
14 4 (0.93%) Hybrid Cloud
14 4 (0.93%) Thin Client
15 3 (0.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 137 (31.79%) Windows
2 111 (25.75%) Linux
3 84 (19.49%) zOS
4 69 (16.01%) Unix
5 44 (10.21%) Windows Server
6 39 (9.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 36 (8.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 34 (7.89%) Solaris
9 27 (6.26%) Windows Server 2008
10 23 (5.34%) Windows 7
11 21 (4.87%) AIX
12 19 (4.41%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (1.39%) MVS
13 6 (1.39%) Windows XP
14 3 (0.70%) CentOS
14 3 (0.70%) Windows 10
14 3 (0.70%) Windows 2000
14 3 (0.70%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.46%) Debian
15 2 (0.46%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (12.53%) Migration
2 40 (9.28%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (8.12%) Identity Access Management
4 34 (7.89%) Project Management
5 27 (6.26%) Data Modelling
5 27 (6.26%) ITIL
6 23 (5.34%) Network Management
7 21 (4.87%) Analytics
7 21 (4.87%) Information Security
7 21 (4.87%) Service Management
8 20 (4.64%) DevOps
9 19 (4.41%) Incident Management
10 17 (3.94%) Change Management
10 17 (3.94%) Problem Management
10 17 (3.94%) Risk Management
11 14 (3.25%) Business Intelligence
11 14 (3.25%) ITSM
12 13 (3.02%) Information Management
12 13 (3.02%) Open Source
12 13 (3.02%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 70 (16.24%) JCL
2 69 (16.01%) Java
2 69 (16.01%) SQL
3 42 (9.74%) Perl
4 28 (6.50%) JavaScript
5 27 (6.26%) C++
5 27 (6.26%) COBOL
6 26 (6.03%) Shell Script
7 24 (5.57%) C#
8 23 (5.34%) Python
9 22 (5.10%) Assembly Language
9 22 (5.10%) REXX
10 20 (4.64%) VBA
11 19 (4.41%) CLIST
12 16 (3.71%) PowerShell
13 15 (3.48%) Ruby
14 11 (2.55%) Bash Shell
15 10 (2.32%) BeanShell
16 8 (1.86%) Korn
16 8 (1.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 46 (10.67%) Security Cleared
2 29 (6.73%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (6.73%) SC Cleared
3 18 (4.18%) CCNA
4 16 (3.71%) CISSP
5 15 (3.48%) Degree
6 14 (3.25%) CISM
7 9 (2.09%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 9 (2.09%) CCSP
8 5 (1.16%) CCSA
8 5 (1.16%) JNCIA
9 4 (0.93%) DV Cleared
9 4 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.70%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (0.70%) CCNP
10 3 (0.70%) MBA
11 2 (0.46%) CCIE
11 2 (0.46%) ISEB
11 2 (0.46%) MCSA
11 2 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (11.14%) QA
2 15 (3.48%) SLA
3 10 (2.32%) JSP 440
4 5 (1.16%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.23%) AICPA
5 1 (0.23%) FIPS 140-2
5 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 78 (18.10%) Active Directory
2 49 (11.37%) RACF
3 34 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (4.87%) Terminal Services
5 16 (3.71%) Hyper-V
6 15 (3.48%) vSphere
7 12 (2.78%) Time Sharing Option
8 11 (2.55%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 11 (2.55%) VMware ESX
9 9 (2.09%) ClearTrust
10 8 (1.86%) XenApp
11 7 (1.62%) ACF2
12 6 (1.39%) XenDesktop
13 5 (1.16%) BitLocker
13 5 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
14 4 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
14 4 (0.93%) Squid
15 3 (0.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 2 (0.46%) Postfix
16 2 (0.46%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 44 (10.21%) CA Endevor
2 31 (7.19%) CA Single Sign-On
2 31 (7.19%) CA Spectrum
3 29 (6.73%) CA Wily
4 25 (5.80%) Puppet
5 24 (5.57%) SCCM
6 18 (4.18%) SCOM
7 17 (3.94%) CiscoWorks
8 12 (2.78%) Tivoli
9 10 (2.32%) zSecure
10 8 (1.86%) WSUS
11 7 (1.62%) AppDNA
11 7 (1.62%) logstash
11 7 (1.62%) Nagios
11 7 (1.62%) Oracle Identity Management
12 6 (1.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 6 (1.39%) SCVMM
12 6 (1.39%) Tivoli Identity Manager
12 6 (1.39%) vRealize
12 6 (1.39%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 90 (20.88%) Oracle
2 83 (19.26%) IBM
3 61 (14.15%) Microsoft
4 47 (10.90%) Cisco
5 39 (9.05%) VMware
6 36 (8.35%) HP
7 32 (7.42%) CheckPoint
8 26 (6.03%) Red Hat
9 24 (5.57%) EMC
10 23 (5.34%) SAP
11 22 (5.10%) Citrix
12 15 (3.48%) Symantec
13 14 (3.25%) Atlassian
13 14 (3.25%) ServiceNow
13 14 (3.25%) SolarWinds
14 13 (3.02%) BEA
14 13 (3.02%) Informatica
14 13 (3.02%) Remedy
15 11 (2.55%) Nimsoft
16 10 (2.32%) Cyber-Ark
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