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 31 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CA
Rank 344 398 427
Rank change year-on-year
+54 +29
Contract jobs citing CA 293 192 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.54% 0.38% 0.31%
As % of the Vendors category 1.23% 0.84% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 108 44
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £200 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £384 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.67% +9.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 11 1
Average hourly rate £23.50 £22.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.81% +7.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £22.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+6.81% +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
23743 22981 22201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.03% 45.64% 46.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 14353 13118 12598
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £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 1016 1014 1026
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% -4.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £37.50 £41.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 31 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 31 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 31 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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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 +29 115 £425 +6.25% 9
South East +1 60 £500 +66.66% 10
North West -32 30 £450 +24.13%
West Midlands +10 25 £425 -5.60%
North East -13 19 - -
East of England +9 12 £335 -35.42%
East Midlands +2 11 £375 -
South West -2 11 £250 -48.05% 5
Yorkshire -26 7 - -
CA
UK

CA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 145 (28.43%) Windows
2 130 (25.49%) Finance
3 118 (23.14%) ITIL
4 113 (22.16%) IBM
5 105 (20.59%) HP
6 100 (19.61%) Linux
7 94 (18.43%) SQL
7 94 (18.43%) Mainframe
8 92 (18.04%) Java
9 87 (17.06%) Firewall
10 85 (16.67%) Oracle
11 84 (16.47%) Cisco
12 81 (15.88%) Microsoft
13 78 (15.29%) Solaris
14 69 (13.53%) UNIX
15 66 (12.94%) zOS
16 63 (12.35%) CA Single Sign-On
17 60 (11.76%) CICS
18 59 (11.57%) Middleware
18 59 (11.57%) DB2
19 54 (10.59%) Active Directory
19 54 (10.59%) Service Management
20 51 (10.00%) AIX
21 49 (9.61%) ServiceNow
22 48 (9.41%) BMC
23 47 (9.22%) LAN
23 47 (9.22%) WAN
24 46 (9.02%) WebSphere
25 45 (8.82%) CheckPoint
26 44 (8.63%) Windows Server 2003

CA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 60 (11.76%) CICS
2 46 (9.02%) WebSphere
3 31 (6.08%) WebSphere Application Server
4 29 (5.69%) CMS
5 27 (5.29%) SharePoint
6 26 (5.10%) MS Exchange
7 17 (3.33%) WebSphere Portal
7 17 (3.33%) WebSphere Process Server
8 13 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2010
9 12 (2.35%) IIS
10 10 (1.96%) WebLogic
10 10 (1.96%) MQSeries
10 10 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2003
11 9 (1.76%) Apache
12 7 (1.37%) SAS
13 6 (1.18%) Lync
14 5 (0.98%) iPlanet
14 5 (0.98%) Tomcat
15 4 (0.78%) OpenStack
15 4 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 37 (7.25%) MS Excel
2 23 (4.51%) MS Office
3 14 (2.75%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.57%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.78%) MS Project
6 3 (0.59%) Open Workbench
7 2 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (2.16%) CA PPM
2 4 (0.78%) SAP ERP
2 4 (0.78%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (0.78%) SAP FI
2 4 (0.78%) SAP FI/CO
2 4 (0.78%) SAP CO
3 3 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.59%) SAP CCM
4 2 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.39%) ION MarketView
4 2 (0.39%) BusinessWare
4 2 (0.39%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.20%) Primavera
5 1 (0.20%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.20%) SAP Retail
5 1 (0.20%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.18%) IaaS
4 5 (0.98%) PaaS
5 4 (0.78%) Office 365
5 4 (0.78%) IBM PureFlex
6 2 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.39%) SaaS
7 1 (0.20%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 87 (17.06%) Firewall
2 47 (9.22%) LAN
2 47 (9.22%) WAN
3 42 (8.24%) TCP/IP
3 42 (8.24%) SAN
4 40 (7.84%) Wireless
5 36 (7.06%) LDAP
6 32 (6.27%) DNS
7 30 (5.88%) VPN
8 28 (5.49%) DHCP
8 28 (5.49%) Cisco Nexus
9 26 (5.10%) Internet
10 25 (4.90%) SSH
11 22 (4.31%) SSL
12 21 (4.12%) Kerberos
13 19 (3.73%) VoIP
13 19 (3.73%) IPsec
14 16 (3.14%) NetScaler
14 16 (3.14%) HTTP
15 15 (2.94%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (11.57%) DB2
2 44 (8.63%) SQL Server
3 22 (4.31%) NoSQL
4 17 (3.33%) Couchbase
4 17 (3.33%) CouchDB
5 16 (3.14%) Relational Database
6 15 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
7 14 (2.75%) SQL Server 2008
8 13 (2.55%) Oracle Database
8 13 (2.55%) MySQL
9 11 (2.16%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (1.76%) DataStage
11 6 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (0.98%) Hadoop
12 5 (0.98%) Oracle Exadata
12 5 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 4 (0.78%) MS Access
13 4 (0.78%) DTS
13 4 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
14 3 (0.59%) DB2 UDB
Development Applications
1 34 (6.67%) Introscope
2 13 (2.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (1.96%) Toad
4 9 (1.76%) JIRA
5 8 (1.57%) Visual Studio
5 8 (1.57%) ERwin
6 7 (1.37%) TeamCity
7 6 (1.18%) Selenium
7 6 (1.18%) Eclipse
8 5 (0.98%) JUnit
8 5 (0.98%) Maven
8 5 (0.98%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 4 (0.78%) Git (software)
9 4 (0.78%) Jenkins
9 4 (0.78%) SonarQube
10 3 (0.59%) Oracle Forms
11 2 (0.39%) ClearCase
11 2 (0.39%) HP UFT
11 2 (0.39%) LoadRunner
11 2 (0.39%) PowerDesigner
General
1 130 (25.49%) Finance
2 37 (7.25%) Banking
3 19 (3.73%) Retail
4 16 (3.14%) Investment Banking
5 12 (2.35%) Telecoms
6 5 (0.98%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.78%) Financial Institution
7 4 (0.78%) Private Banking
7 4 (0.78%) Marketing
8 3 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.59%) Publishing
8 3 (0.59%) Legal
9 2 (0.39%) Spanish Language
9 2 (0.39%) Front Office
9 2 (0.39%) Back Office
9 2 (0.39%) Electronics
10 1 (0.20%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.20%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.20%) French Language
10 1 (0.20%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 108 (21.18%) Analyst
2 58 (11.37%) Consultant
3 56 (10.98%) Developer
4 44 (8.63%) Architect
5 36 (7.06%) Operations Analyst
6 31 (6.08%) ServiceNow Developer
7 26 (5.10%) Administrator
8 20 (3.92%) Support Analyst
9 19 (3.73%) Applications Specialist
10 18 (3.53%) Network Engineer
11 17 (3.33%) Support Engineer
11 17 (3.33%) Security Engineer
12 15 (2.94%) WebSphere Specialist
12 15 (2.94%) Infrastructure Architect
12 15 (2.94%) Server Specialist
12 15 (2.94%) WebSphere Server Specialist
13 11 (2.16%) Application Security Analyst
13 11 (2.16%) Service Analyst
13 11 (2.16%) Security Analyst
13 11 (2.16%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (11.57%) Middleware
2 43 (8.43%) XML
3 40 (7.84%) HTML
4 39 (7.65%) CSS
4 39 (7.65%) Web Services
5 23 (4.51%) .NET
6 19 (3.73%) RESTful
7 18 (3.53%) SOAP
8 17 (3.33%) ActiveMQ
8 17 (3.33%) Apache Camel
9 16 (3.14%) SailPoint
10 15 (2.94%) Akka
10 15 (2.94%) Play Framework
10 15 (2.94%) JSP
11 14 (2.75%) SAML
12 13 (2.55%) JDBC
13 11 (2.16%) Servlets
13 11 (2.16%) REST
14 8 (1.57%) ISPF
15 7 (1.37%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 94 (18.43%) Mainframe
2 37 (7.25%) Data Centre
3 35 (6.86%) CMDB
4 33 (6.47%) Analytical Skills
5 25 (4.90%) e-Health
5 25 (4.90%) LPAR
6 24 (4.71%) PKI
7 19 (3.73%) VSAM
8 15 (2.94%) IBM Mainframe
8 15 (2.94%) Mobile App
9 12 (2.35%) Management Information System
10 10 (1.96%) Fixed Income
10 10 (1.96%) HP Storage
11 5 (0.98%) DataPower
11 5 (0.98%) BYOD
11 5 (0.98%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 5 (0.98%) Clustering
11 5 (0.98%) E-Learning
11 5 (0.98%) Video Conferencing
12 4 (0.78%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 145 (28.43%) Windows
2 100 (19.61%) Linux
3 78 (15.29%) Solaris
4 69 (13.53%) UNIX
5 66 (12.94%) zOS
6 51 (10.00%) AIX
7 44 (8.63%) Windows Server 2003
8 34 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 26 (5.10%) Windows 7
10 18 (3.53%) Windows Server 2012
11 14 (2.75%) Oracle Linux
12 12 (2.35%) Windows XP
13 8 (1.57%) MVS
14 4 (0.78%) Ubuntu
14 4 (0.78%) OS/390
15 3 (0.59%) Windows 2000
16 2 (0.39%) Windows NT
16 2 (0.39%) Windows Vista
16 2 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 1 (0.20%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (23.14%) ITIL
2 54 (10.59%) Service Management
3 43 (8.43%) ITSM
4 40 (7.84%) Migration
5 32 (6.27%) Project Management
6 29 (5.69%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (5.49%) Change Management
7 28 (5.49%) Unit Testing
8 27 (5.29%) Incident Management
9 25 (4.90%) Workflow
10 22 (4.31%) Knowledge Management
10 22 (4.31%) Content Management
11 20 (3.92%) Network Management
12 18 (3.53%) SIEM
13 17 (3.33%) Change Control
13 17 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
14 16 (3.14%) Information Security
15 15 (2.94%) Identity Management
16 14 (2.75%) User Acceptance Testing
17 12 (2.35%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 94 (18.43%) SQL
2 92 (18.04%) Java
3 26 (5.10%) Perl
4 25 (4.90%) Jython
5 23 (4.51%) Shell Script
5 23 (4.51%) JCL
6 20 (3.92%) VB
7 17 (3.33%) C#
7 17 (3.33%) Scala
8 14 (2.75%) Python
9 13 (2.55%) PowerShell
10 12 (2.35%) COBOL
11 11 (2.16%) JavaScript
12 8 (1.57%) VBScript
13 7 (1.37%) BeanShell
14 6 (1.18%) PHP
15 5 (0.98%) C
15 5 (0.98%) REXX
16 4 (0.78%) Ruby
17 3 (0.59%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 37 (7.25%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (5.69%) Security Cleared
3 17 (3.33%) SC Cleared
4 12 (2.35%) CCNP
5 10 (1.96%) CCNA
6 7 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (0.98%) CISSP
7 5 (0.98%) Degree
8 4 (0.78%) MCTS
8 4 (0.78%) MBA
8 4 (0.78%) ACCA
8 4 (0.78%) ISEB
8 4 (0.78%) CCIE
9 3 (0.59%) CCSP
9 3 (0.59%) MCSE
9 3 (0.59%) MCSA
9 3 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.59%) PMP
9 3 (0.59%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (5.10%) QA
2 18 (3.53%) SLA
3 3 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.39%) GAAP
5 1 (0.20%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.20%) P3O
System Software
1 54 (10.59%) Active Directory
2 31 (6.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (4.71%) RACF
4 18 (3.53%) ProxySG
4 18 (3.53%) Hyper-V
5 13 (2.55%) Time Sharing Option
5 13 (2.55%) Job Entry Subsystem
6 12 (2.35%) Tivoli Directory Server
6 12 (2.35%) VMware ESX
7 9 (1.76%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 8 (1.57%) XenDesktop
9 6 (1.18%) XenApp
9 6 (1.18%) Terminal Services
10 5 (0.98%) XenServer
10 5 (0.98%) vSphere
11 4 (0.78%) Varnish
11 4 (0.78%) Xen
12 3 (0.59%) Squid
12 3 (0.59%) UAG
12 3 (0.59%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 63 (12.35%) CA Single Sign-On
2 43 (8.43%) CA Spectrum
3 39 (7.65%) Tivoli
4 34 (6.67%) CA Wily
5 23 (4.51%) ARCserve
6 18 (3.53%) Unicenter
7 17 (3.33%) Control-M
7 17 (3.33%) SCOM
8 16 (3.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 14 (2.75%) BladeLogic
10 12 (2.35%) CA Endevor
10 12 (2.35%) SCCM
10 12 (2.35%) zSecure
11 11 (2.16%) Tivoli Identity Manager
12 10 (1.96%) Nagios
13 9 (1.76%) Puppet
13 9 (1.76%) Cisco Prime
13 9 (1.76%) Opscode Chef
13 9 (1.76%) CA LISA
14 8 (1.57%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 113 (22.16%) IBM
2 105 (20.59%) HP
3 85 (16.67%) Oracle
4 84 (16.47%) Cisco
5 81 (15.88%) Microsoft
6 49 (9.61%) ServiceNow
7 48 (9.41%) BMC
8 45 (8.82%) CheckPoint
9 39 (7.65%) VMware
10 38 (7.45%) Citrix
11 25 (4.90%) Symantec
11 25 (4.90%) Blue Coat
12 22 (4.31%) Remedy
13 20 (3.92%) SAP
14 19 (3.73%) Cyber-Ark
15 17 (3.33%) Nokia
16 15 (2.94%) Juniper
16 15 (2.94%) SolarWinds
17 14 (2.75%) Avaya
17 14 (2.75%) Nortel
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