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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CA
Rank 411 407 420
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +13
Contract jobs citing CA 170 145 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.34% 0.31% 0.26%
As % of the Vendors category 0.75% 0.67% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 82 54
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£395 £420 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.95% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £524 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
-9.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 5
Average hourly rate £36.50 £26.85 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.96% +30.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.32 £16.05 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.84 £31.94 £32.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £25.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+43.13% +37.83%
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
22556 21567 20997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.50% 46.05% 47.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 13730 12523 11265
Average daily rate £388 £393 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.27% +4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1073 1022 1287
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £36.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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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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 +5 70 £425 - 3
South East -3 52 £315 -25.88% 4
North West -7 16 £275 -10.42% 3
South West -26 9 £550 +37.50% 1
North East -32 8 £250 +21.06%
West Midlands 0 6 £440 -
East Midlands +11 4 £295 -4.83%
Yorkshire -12 3 - -
East of England -9 2 £600 -
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UK

CA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

1 136 (36.96%) Windows
2 121 (32.88%) Microsoft
3 90 (24.46%) Security Cleared
4 79 (21.47%) Cisco
5 76 (20.65%) VMware
6 74 (20.11%) Finance
7 73 (19.84%) SC Cleared
8 71 (19.29%) HP
9 64 (17.39%) Firewall
9 64 (17.39%) CA Spectrum
10 63 (17.12%) MS Excel
10 63 (17.12%) ITIL
11 62 (16.85%) Citrix
12 58 (15.76%) SQL
13 55 (14.95%) IBM
14 53 (14.40%) LAN
14 53 (14.40%) Analytical Skills
15 52 (14.13%) Linux
16 50 (13.59%) Oracle
17 48 (13.04%) Service Management
17 48 (13.04%) Migration
18 47 (12.77%) SharePoint
18 47 (12.77%) Active Directory
19 46 (12.50%) Change Management
20 44 (11.96%) MS Exchange
20 44 (11.96%) Project Management
21 41 (11.14%) SQL Server
21 41 (11.14%) WAN
22 38 (10.33%) SAN
23 37 (10.05%) CheckPoint

CA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 47 (12.77%) SharePoint
2 44 (11.96%) MS Exchange
3 22 (5.98%) Exchange Server 2007
4 19 (5.16%) Apache
5 14 (3.80%) IIS
6 13 (3.53%) CICS
7 11 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2003
8 9 (2.45%) Exchange Server 2010
8 9 (2.45%) Tomcat
9 8 (2.17%) JBoss
9 8 (2.17%) OpenStack
10 7 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2013
10 7 (1.90%) SharePoint Server
10 7 (1.90%) WebSphere
10 7 (1.90%) IBM HTTP Server
11 6 (1.63%) Exchange Server 5.5
12 5 (1.36%) WebSphere Application Server
12 5 (1.36%) CMS
13 4 (1.09%) LiveLink
13 4 (1.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 63 (17.12%) MS Excel
2 32 (8.70%) MS Office
3 10 (2.72%) MS Project
4 9 (2.45%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.36%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.27%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.27%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 22 (5.98%) CA Clarity
2 2 (0.54%) SAP ERP
2 2 (0.54%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.27%) SAP FI-CA
3 1 (0.27%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.27%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.27%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.27%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.27%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 64 (17.39%) Firewall
2 53 (14.40%) LAN
3 41 (11.14%) WAN
4 38 (10.33%) SAN
5 35 (9.51%) NetScaler
6 31 (8.42%) TCP/IP
7 29 (7.88%) Internet
7 29 (7.88%) DNS
8 28 (7.61%) VPN
9 26 (7.07%) Wireless
10 25 (6.79%) Ethernet
11 24 (6.52%) Cisco Nexus
12 23 (6.25%) IPsec
12 23 (6.25%) DHCP
13 22 (5.98%) SMTP
14 21 (5.71%) MPLS
15 19 (5.16%) Network Security
16 18 (4.89%) Cisco ASA
17 17 (4.62%) Cisco ISE
17 17 (4.62%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (11.14%) SQL Server
2 22 (5.98%) DB2
3 18 (4.89%) Oracle Database
4 16 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (4.08%) SQL Server 2005
6 12 (3.26%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (2.99%) PowerCenter
8 10 (2.72%) Oracle Reports
9 9 (2.45%) Oracle Database 10g
9 9 (2.45%) Oracle Database 11g
10 8 (2.17%) MySQL
11 7 (1.90%) SQL Server 2000
11 7 (1.90%) Relational Database
11 7 (1.90%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (1.63%) JasperReports
13 4 (1.09%) Oracle Exadata
14 3 (0.82%) DataStage
14 3 (0.82%) SQL Server 7
15 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 2 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 14 (3.80%) ERwin
2 7 (1.90%) Introscope
3 6 (1.63%) Rational Rose
4 4 (1.09%) MSI
5 2 (0.54%) JIRA
5 2 (0.54%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.54%) PowerDesigner
5 2 (0.54%) PVCS
5 2 (0.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (0.54%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.54%) ClearCase
5 2 (0.54%) Wise Package Studio
6 1 (0.27%) JMeter
6 1 (0.27%) ChangeMan
6 1 (0.27%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.27%) Toad
6 1 (0.27%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.27%) Build Forge
6 1 (0.27%) AdminStudio
General
1 74 (20.11%) Finance
2 27 (7.34%) Banking
3 11 (2.99%) Telecoms
4 9 (2.45%) Retail
5 7 (1.90%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.36%) Military
7 3 (0.82%) Advertising
8 2 (0.54%) Publishing
8 2 (0.54%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.54%) Automotive
8 2 (0.54%) Legal
8 2 (0.54%) Marketing
8 2 (0.54%) French Language
8 2 (0.54%) German Language
9 1 (0.27%) Avionics
9 1 (0.27%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.27%) Law
9 1 (0.27%) Front Office
9 1 (0.27%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 66 (17.93%) Analyst
2 43 (11.68%) Architect
3 35 (9.51%) Administrator
4 29 (7.88%) Consultant
5 25 (6.79%) Network Engineer
6 20 (5.43%) Systems Administrator
7 18 (4.89%) Service Analyst
8 17 (4.62%) Support Engineer
8 17 (4.62%) Business Analyst
9 15 (4.08%) Desktop Support
10 14 (3.80%) Developer
10 14 (3.80%) Voice Engineer
11 13 (3.53%) Project Manager
12 12 (3.26%) Technical Architect
13 11 (2.99%) Support Analyst
13 11 (2.99%) Senior Systems Administrator
14 10 (2.72%) Security Engineer
15 8 (2.17%) Infrastructure Architect
15 8 (2.17%) Network Security Engineer
15 8 (2.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (9.51%) Middleware
2 16 (4.35%) Web Services
3 9 (2.45%) Regular Expression
4 7 (1.90%) XML
5 6 (1.63%) J2EE
6 5 (1.36%) REST
6 5 (1.36%) SOAP
7 4 (1.09%) Oracle Fusion
7 4 (1.09%) .NET
8 3 (0.82%) X-Windows
8 3 (0.82%) ISPF
8 3 (0.82%) Application Packaging
9 2 (0.54%) MDX
9 2 (0.54%) Software Packaging
9 2 (0.54%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.54%) EJB
9 2 (0.54%) XSLT
9 2 (0.54%) LINQ
9 2 (0.54%) WSDL
9 2 (0.54%) JavaBeans
Miscellaneous
1 53 (14.40%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (8.15%) Mainframe
3 26 (7.07%) e-Health
4 23 (6.25%) Blackberry
5 19 (5.16%) Replication
6 16 (4.35%) Management Information System
7 15 (4.08%) PKI
8 11 (2.99%) Data Integration
9 10 (2.72%) Clustering
10 9 (2.45%) SecurID
11 8 (2.17%) PMI
12 7 (1.90%) Data Structures
13 5 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (1.36%) Smartcard
13 5 (1.36%) IVR
14 4 (1.09%) Thin Client
14 4 (1.09%) Video Conferencing
14 4 (1.09%) Fat Client
14 4 (1.09%) VSAM
14 4 (1.09%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 136 (36.96%) Windows
2 52 (14.13%) Linux
3 36 (9.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 35 (9.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 35 (9.51%) UNIX
5 25 (6.79%) Windows 7
6 23 (6.25%) Windows XP
7 16 (4.35%) Solaris
7 16 (4.35%) AIX
7 16 (4.35%) Oracle Linux
8 13 (3.53%) Windows Vista
8 13 (3.53%) zOS
9 11 (2.99%) SUSE
10 10 (2.72%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (2.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (1.09%) HPUX
12 3 (0.82%) Windows 2000
12 3 (0.82%) Windows NT
12 3 (0.82%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (0.82%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (17.12%) ITIL
2 48 (13.04%) Service Management
2 48 (13.04%) Migration
3 46 (12.50%) Change Management
4 44 (11.96%) Project Management
5 30 (8.15%) Line Management
6 23 (6.25%) ITSM
7 22 (5.98%) Business Intelligence
8 21 (5.71%) Load Balancing
9 17 (4.62%) Incident Management
10 16 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
10 16 (4.35%) Network Management
11 15 (4.08%) Capacity Management
12 14 (3.80%) Mentoring
12 14 (3.80%) Data Modelling
12 14 (3.80%) Contact Management
13 13 (3.53%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (3.53%) Dimensional Modelling
13 13 (3.53%) PRINCE2
13 13 (3.53%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 58 (15.76%) SQL
2 21 (5.71%) PowerShell
3 15 (4.08%) Shell Script
4 13 (3.53%) PL/SQL
4 13 (3.53%) VBScript
4 13 (3.53%) Java
5 11 (2.99%) C#
6 8 (2.17%) VB
7 6 (1.63%) Perl
7 6 (1.63%) C
8 4 (1.09%) JCL
8 4 (1.09%) COBOL
9 3 (0.82%) REXX
10 2 (0.54%) Korn
11 1 (0.27%) VBA
11 1 (0.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 90 (24.46%) Security Cleared
2 73 (19.84%) SC Cleared
3 37 (10.05%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (4.62%) Degree
5 12 (3.26%) CCNP
6 10 (2.72%) CCNA
7 9 (2.45%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (2.45%) CISSP
7 9 (2.45%) PMI Certification
8 8 (2.17%) ISSAP
9 6 (1.63%) MCSE
10 5 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (1.36%) DV Cleared
10 5 (1.36%) APMP
11 4 (1.09%) PgMP
11 4 (1.09%) PMP
11 4 (1.09%) ACCA
11 4 (1.09%) CCIE
12 3 (0.82%) CIMA
12 3 (0.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (7.07%) SLA
2 11 (2.99%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.90%) QA
4 5 (1.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.82%) P3O
6 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.27%) GAAP
6 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.27%) COBIT
6 1 (0.27%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.27%) Solvency II
System Software
1 47 (12.77%) Active Directory
2 30 (8.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (5.16%) vSphere
4 17 (4.62%) XenDesktop
5 16 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
6 13 (3.53%) XenApp
7 11 (2.99%) Hyper-V
8 10 (2.72%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 9 (2.45%) Firmware
9 9 (2.45%) FreeRADIUS
10 8 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
11 6 (1.63%) VMware ESX
12 5 (1.36%) Terminal Services
12 5 (1.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 5 (1.36%) ACF2
13 3 (0.82%) RACF
13 3 (0.82%) DFS Replication
14 1 (0.27%) Postfix
14 1 (0.27%) ISA Server
14 1 (0.27%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 64 (17.39%) CA Spectrum
2 31 (8.42%) ARCserve
3 27 (7.34%) SCCM
4 26 (7.07%) HP SIM
5 17 (4.62%) Cisco CUCM
6 16 (4.35%) SCOM
6 16 (4.35%) Tivoli
7 14 (3.80%) Cisco UCCX
8 13 (3.53%) Control-M
9 11 (2.99%) Unicenter
10 9 (2.45%) NetBackup
10 9 (2.45%) Backup Exec
10 9 (2.45%) SCVMM
10 9 (2.45%) Cisco UCCE
10 9 (2.45%) EdgeSight
11 8 (2.17%) CA Wily
11 8 (2.17%) Norton AntiVirus
12 7 (1.90%) BladeLogic
12 7 (1.90%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 7 (1.90%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 121 (32.88%) Microsoft
2 79 (21.47%) Cisco
3 76 (20.65%) VMware
4 71 (19.29%) HP
5 62 (16.85%) Citrix
6 55 (14.95%) IBM
7 50 (13.59%) Oracle
8 37 (10.05%) CheckPoint
9 23 (6.25%) ServiceNow
10 19 (5.16%) Symantec
11 18 (4.89%) BMC
12 17 (4.62%) SAP
13 16 (4.35%) F5
14 15 (4.08%) AppSense
15 14 (3.80%) Lumension
16 12 (3.26%) Nimsoft
16 12 (3.26%) Veeam
16 12 (3.26%) Remedy
17 11 (2.99%) Informatica
17 11 (2.99%) Red Hat
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