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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CA
Rank 415 442 387
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -55
Contract jobs citing CA 190 129 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.36% 0.27% 0.36%
As % of the Vendors category 0.79% 0.58% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 64 75
Average daily rate
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£399 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.16% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £325 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £609 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £346 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-13.47% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 0 10
Average hourly rate £24.00 - £14.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.73 - £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 - £21.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 - £16.50
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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
23945 22129 23971
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.08% 46.10% 46.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 14166 12842 12752
Average daily rate £398 £390 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.92% -1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1166 1052 1250
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.63
% change year-on-year
- -3.35%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 21 October 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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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 -9 80 £425 -1.16% 10
South East +13 49 £315 -30.00% 5
North West +8 36 £363 +18.07%
West Midlands -7 14 £458 +15.09% 1
Yorkshire -5 5 - -
South West -36 3 £438 -9.15% 4
North East - 2 £188 - 1
East of England -19 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -
CA
UK

CA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 135 (36.29%) Windows
2 100 (26.88%) Microsoft
3 83 (22.31%) Finance
4 78 (20.97%) Security Cleared
5 70 (18.82%) SC Cleared
6 69 (18.55%) VMware
7 66 (17.74%) Oracle
8 64 (17.20%) SQL
9 61 (16.40%) Active Directory
10 60 (16.13%) Cisco
11 58 (15.59%) Citrix
12 57 (15.32%) MS Excel
13 56 (15.05%) Migration
14 54 (14.52%) Linux
15 50 (13.44%) HP
16 49 (13.17%) Windows Server 2003
17 48 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
18 47 (12.63%) IBM
19 46 (12.37%) Firewall
19 46 (12.37%) CA Spectrum
20 45 (12.10%) Change Management
21 43 (11.56%) Windows XP
21 43 (11.56%) SCCM
22 42 (11.29%) MS Exchange
22 42 (11.29%) ITIL
23 40 (10.75%) MS Office
23 40 (10.75%) SLA
24 39 (10.48%) Windows 7
25 38 (10.22%) Windows Server 2008
25 38 (10.22%) UNIX

CA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 42 (11.29%) MS Exchange
2 27 (7.26%) SharePoint
3 21 (5.65%) Exchange Server 2007
4 20 (5.38%) Apache
5 13 (3.49%) Tomcat
5 13 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2003
6 12 (3.23%) IIS
7 10 (2.69%) WebSphere
8 9 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2010
8 9 (2.42%) CICS
9 8 (2.15%) JBoss
10 7 (1.88%) WebLogic
10 7 (1.88%) IBM HTTP Server
11 6 (1.61%) Exchange Server 5.5
12 5 (1.34%) WebSphere Application Server
12 5 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2013
12 5 (1.34%) SharePoint Server
13 4 (1.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 4 (1.08%) CMS
13 4 (1.08%) LiveLink
Applications
1 57 (15.32%) MS Excel
2 40 (10.75%) MS Office
3 10 (2.69%) MS Visio
4 9 (2.42%) MS Project
5 3 (0.81%) Open Workbench
6 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.27%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 18 (4.84%) CA Clarity
2 2 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.27%) LatentZero
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.27%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.27%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.27%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.27%) SAP FI-CA
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.27%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.54%) SaaS
2 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (12.37%) Firewall
2 37 (9.95%) LAN
3 30 (8.06%) WAN
3 30 (8.06%) SAN
4 25 (6.72%) DNS
5 22 (5.91%) DHCP
5 22 (5.91%) Ethernet
6 21 (5.65%) Cisco Nexus
7 20 (5.38%) TCP/IP
8 19 (5.11%) Internet
9 18 (4.84%) SMTP
9 18 (4.84%) LDAP
9 18 (4.84%) Wireless
10 17 (4.57%) NetScaler
11 16 (4.30%) VPN
12 14 (3.76%) MPLS
12 14 (3.76%) VoIP
12 14 (3.76%) IPsec
13 12 (3.23%) BGP
13 12 (3.23%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (9.68%) SQL Server
2 29 (7.80%) Oracle Database
3 26 (6.99%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (4.03%) Oracle Database 10g
4 15 (4.03%) Oracle Database 11g
5 14 (3.76%) DB2
6 12 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (2.96%) PowerCenter
7 11 (2.96%) SQL Server 2005
8 10 (2.69%) Relational Database
9 6 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (1.61%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (1.34%) SQL Server 2000
10 5 (1.34%) Oracle Exadata
11 4 (1.08%) DataStage
11 4 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (0.81%) DTS
12 3 (0.81%) SQL Server 7
13 2 (0.54%) MySQL
13 2 (0.54%) Informix
Development Applications
1 21 (5.65%) ERwin
2 6 (1.61%) Rational Rose
2 6 (1.61%) MSI
3 5 (1.34%) Introscope
4 4 (1.08%) CA Gen
5 3 (0.81%) Wise Package Studio
5 3 (0.81%) JIRA
5 3 (0.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (0.54%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.54%) ClearCase
6 2 (0.54%) PVCS
6 2 (0.54%) ClearQuest
6 2 (0.54%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.54%) ChangeMan
6 2 (0.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.54%) PowerDesigner
7 1 (0.27%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.27%) Subversion
7 1 (0.27%) Maven
7 1 (0.27%) StarTeam
General
1 83 (22.31%) Finance
2 37 (9.95%) Banking
3 16 (4.30%) Investment Banking
4 15 (4.03%) Retail
5 6 (1.61%) Private Banking
6 4 (1.08%) Advertising
6 4 (1.08%) Military
7 3 (0.81%) French Language
7 3 (0.81%) Publishing
8 2 (0.54%) Legal
8 2 (0.54%) Automotive
8 2 (0.54%) German Language
9 1 (0.27%) Hungarian Language
9 1 (0.27%) Polish Language
9 1 (0.27%) Law
9 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.27%) Front Office
9 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.27%) Marketing
9 1 (0.27%) Czech Language
Job Titles
1 60 (16.13%) Analyst
2 37 (9.95%) Architect
3 35 (9.41%) Consultant
3 35 (9.41%) Administrator
4 25 (6.72%) Support Engineer
5 21 (5.65%) Desktop Support
6 19 (5.11%) Business Analyst
6 19 (5.11%) Network Engineer
7 18 (4.84%) Systems Administrator
8 17 (4.57%) Service Analyst
8 17 (4.57%) Desktop Engineer
9 15 (4.03%) Developer
9 15 (4.03%) Support Analyst
10 14 (3.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 13 (3.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 12 (3.23%) Project Manager
13 9 (2.42%) Technical Architect
13 9 (2.42%) Infrastructure Architect
14 8 (2.15%) Senior Systems Administrator
15 7 (1.88%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (7.53%) Middleware
2 26 (6.99%) Web Services
3 12 (3.23%) XML
4 8 (2.15%) HTML
4 8 (2.15%) Application Packaging
5 6 (1.61%) .NET
5 6 (1.61%) JMS
6 5 (1.34%) ISPF
6 5 (1.34%) .NET Framework
6 5 (1.34%) LINQ
6 5 (1.34%) Oracle Fusion
6 5 (1.34%) Regular Expression
7 4 (1.08%) WebSphere MQ
8 3 (0.81%) X-Windows
8 3 (0.81%) Software Packaging
9 2 (0.54%) FIX Protocol
9 2 (0.54%) SOAP
9 2 (0.54%) JavaBeans
9 2 (0.54%) EJB
9 2 (0.54%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 48 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (9.41%) Mainframe
3 31 (8.33%) Blackberry
4 15 (4.03%) Management Information System
5 13 (3.49%) PKI
5 13 (3.49%) Data Integration
6 12 (3.23%) e-Health
7 10 (2.69%) Data Structures
8 9 (2.42%) Replication
9 8 (2.15%) IBM Mainframe
10 6 (1.61%) Credit Risk
10 6 (1.61%) Market Risk
10 6 (1.61%) Derivative
10 6 (1.61%) Clustering
10 6 (1.61%) PMI
10 6 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (1.34%) Algorithms
11 5 (1.34%) Credit Derivative
11 5 (1.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (1.34%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 135 (36.29%) Windows
2 54 (14.52%) Linux
3 49 (13.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 43 (11.56%) Windows XP
5 39 (10.48%) Windows 7
6 38 (10.22%) UNIX
6 38 (10.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 29 (7.80%) Solaris
8 21 (5.65%) Windows Vista
9 15 (4.03%) AIX
10 13 (3.49%) SUSE
10 13 (3.49%) Oracle Linux
11 12 (3.23%) zOS
12 10 (2.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 10 (2.69%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (2.15%) HPUX
14 5 (1.34%) Windows 2000
14 5 (1.34%) Android
14 5 (1.34%) Apple iOS
15 3 (0.81%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (15.05%) Migration
2 45 (12.10%) Change Management
3 42 (11.29%) ITIL
4 33 (8.87%) Project Management
5 30 (8.06%) Service Management
6 21 (5.65%) Data Modelling
7 20 (5.38%) Business Intelligence
8 19 (5.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 19 (5.11%) Load Balancing
8 19 (5.11%) Line Management
9 17 (4.57%) Software Deployment
10 16 (4.30%) Data Architecture
10 16 (4.30%) Configuration Management
10 16 (4.30%) ETL
11 15 (4.03%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (4.03%) Incident Management
12 14 (3.76%) Business Analysis
12 14 (3.76%) PRINCE2
12 14 (3.76%) Service Delivery
13 13 (3.49%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 64 (17.20%) SQL
2 25 (6.72%) Shell Script
3 19 (5.11%) PL/SQL
4 17 (4.57%) VB
4 17 (4.57%) PowerShell
5 15 (4.03%) Java
6 8 (2.15%) C
6 8 (2.15%) Perl
6 8 (2.15%) VBScript
7 7 (1.88%) COBOL
8 6 (1.61%) C#
9 5 (1.34%) JCL
9 5 (1.34%) REXX
10 3 (0.81%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.54%) Korn
11 2 (0.54%) VBA
11 2 (0.54%) Bourne shell
11 2 (0.54%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.27%) Python
12 1 (0.27%) Ada
Qualifications
1 78 (20.97%) Security Cleared
2 70 (18.82%) SC Cleared
3 19 (5.11%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (2.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (2.69%) Degree
5 9 (2.42%) PMI Certification
6 8 (2.15%) ISSAP
7 6 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (1.61%) CCNA
8 5 (1.34%) MCSE
8 5 (1.34%) PMP
8 5 (1.34%) ACCA
8 5 (1.34%) CIMA
8 5 (1.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (1.08%) CCIE
9 4 (1.08%) CCNP
9 4 (1.08%) APMP
10 3 (0.81%) PgMP
10 3 (0.81%) MCITP
11 2 (0.54%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (10.75%) SLA
2 9 (2.42%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.88%) QA
4 6 (1.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.54%) GAAP
5 2 (0.54%) P3O
6 1 (0.27%) FINREP
6 1 (0.27%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.27%) JSP 440
System Software
1 61 (16.40%) Active Directory
2 30 (8.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (6.99%) Microsoft App-V
4 21 (5.65%) vSphere
5 9 (2.42%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 9 (2.42%) XenApp
6 6 (1.61%) Firmware
6 6 (1.61%) VMware ESX
6 6 (1.61%) ACF2
7 5 (1.34%) FreeRADIUS
7 5 (1.34%) RACF
7 5 (1.34%) Terminal Services
8 4 (1.08%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.81%) DFS Replication
10 2 (0.54%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.54%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.27%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.27%) Postfix
11 1 (0.27%) XenServer
11 1 (0.27%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 46 (12.37%) CA Spectrum
2 43 (11.56%) SCCM
3 31 (8.33%) ARCserve
4 17 (4.57%) HP SIM
5 16 (4.30%) CA SiteMinder
6 15 (4.03%) Control-M
7 12 (3.23%) Unicenter
8 10 (2.69%) Tivoli
9 9 (2.42%) Norton AntiVirus
9 9 (2.42%) Cisco CUCM
10 8 (2.15%) BladeLogic
10 8 (2.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 6 (1.61%) Cisco UCCX
11 6 (1.61%) CA Wily
11 6 (1.61%) CA LISA
12 5 (1.34%) HP Data Protector
12 5 (1.34%) Business Desktop Deployment
13 4 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
13 4 (1.08%) Puppet
13 4 (1.08%) Nagios
Vendors
1 100 (26.88%) Microsoft
2 69 (18.55%) VMware
3 66 (17.74%) Oracle
4 60 (16.13%) Cisco
5 58 (15.59%) Citrix
6 50 (13.44%) HP
7 47 (12.63%) IBM
8 29 (7.80%) Symantec
9 24 (6.45%) Lumension
9 24 (6.45%) CheckPoint
10 23 (6.18%) AppSense
11 21 (5.65%) SAP
12 16 (4.30%) Informatica
13 15 (4.03%) ServiceNow
14 14 (3.76%) Altiris
14 14 (3.76%) Red Hat
15 12 (3.23%) NetIQ
16 11 (2.96%) EMC
17 10 (2.69%) McAfee
17 10 (2.69%) Riverbed
Dorset
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
North East
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £250 - £295 per day + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago