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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CA
Rank 380 414 408
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -6
Contract jobs citing CA 198 148 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.39% 0.30% 0.32%
As % of the Vendors category 0.84% 0.65% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 45 86
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£393 £400 £384
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.75% +4.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £274 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 5
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% +64.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £20.50 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £20.50 £23.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.31% +17.14%
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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
23513 22774 24625
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.96% 46.70% 46.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 13532 12973 12918
Average daily rate £390 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +3.33%
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 £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1047 1044 1243
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -0.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-1.73% +1.57%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +11 93 £400 -11.11% 16
North West +18 33 £350 - 2
South East +4 32 £300 +39.53% 12
West Midlands -10 12 £450 +13.26%
East of England -18 9 £519 +29.68% 5
South West -39 9 £481 +61.76% 1
North East - 6 £110 -
Yorkshire +2 3 £450 +4.65% 3
East Midlands - 1 - -
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UK

CA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 145 (39.19%) Windows
2 104 (28.11%) Microsoft
3 84 (22.70%) Finance
4 76 (20.54%) Security Cleared
5 70 (18.92%) Active Directory
6 66 (17.84%) Oracle
7 64 (17.30%) SC Cleared
8 62 (16.76%) Citrix
9 60 (16.22%) VMware
10 59 (15.95%) SQL
11 55 (14.86%) Linux
12 53 (14.32%) ITIL
13 51 (13.78%) Windows 7
14 50 (13.51%) SCCM
14 50 (13.51%) MS Office
14 50 (13.51%) Windows XP
14 50 (13.51%) Change Management
15 48 (12.97%) HP
16 47 (12.70%) SLA
16 47 (12.70%) MS Excel
17 45 (12.16%) Windows Server 2003
17 45 (12.16%) Migration
18 43 (11.62%) Cisco
18 43 (11.62%) IBM
19 41 (11.08%) SQL Server
20 40 (10.81%) Mainframe
20 40 (10.81%) Firewall
21 39 (10.54%) Blackberry
22 36 (9.73%) Banking
23 35 (9.46%) Microsoft App-V

CA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 32 (8.65%) MS Exchange
2 22 (5.95%) SharePoint
3 20 (5.41%) Apache
4 13 (3.51%) CICS
4 13 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2007
5 12 (3.24%) IIS
6 11 (2.97%) Tomcat
6 11 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2010
7 10 (2.70%) WebSphere
7 10 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
8 8 (2.16%) WebLogic
9 6 (1.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (1.35%) IBM HTTP Server
10 5 (1.35%) WebSphere Application Server
10 5 (1.35%) Documentum
11 4 (1.08%) CMS
11 4 (1.08%) LiveLink
11 4 (1.08%) SharePoint Server
11 4 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2013
12 3 (0.81%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 50 (13.51%) MS Office
2 47 (12.70%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.35%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.35%) MS Project
4 3 (0.81%) Open Workbench
5 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.27%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 16 (4.32%) CA Clarity
2 2 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.27%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.27%) SAP FI-CA
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.27%) Cordys
3 1 (0.27%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.27%) LatentZero
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.27%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.27%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.54%) SaaS
2 1 (0.27%) Office 365
2 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (10.81%) Firewall
2 29 (7.84%) SAN
3 27 (7.30%) LAN
4 23 (6.22%) TCP/IP
5 20 (5.41%) DNS
5 20 (5.41%) LDAP
5 20 (5.41%) WAN
6 18 (4.86%) DHCP
7 17 (4.59%) VPN
7 17 (4.59%) Internet
8 15 (4.05%) Ethernet
9 14 (3.78%) Cisco Nexus
10 13 (3.51%) Wireless
11 12 (3.24%) NetScaler
12 10 (2.70%) IPsec
12 10 (2.70%) SSL
13 9 (2.43%) SMTP
13 9 (2.43%) Network Security
14 8 (2.16%) BGP
15 7 (1.89%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (11.08%) SQL Server
2 27 (7.30%) Data Warehouse
3 25 (6.76%) Oracle Database
4 18 (4.86%) DB2
5 13 (3.51%) Oracle Database 10g
5 13 (3.51%) Oracle Database 11g
6 12 (3.24%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
7 10 (2.70%) Relational Database
7 10 (2.70%) Crystal Reports
8 7 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (1.62%) PowerCenter
10 5 (1.35%) DTS
10 5 (1.35%) Oracle Exadata
11 4 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 2 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (0.54%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.54%) MySQL
13 2 (0.54%) Informix
Development Applications
1 21 (5.68%) ERwin
2 6 (1.62%) MSI
3 5 (1.35%) Introscope
3 5 (1.35%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.35%) CA Gen
4 3 (0.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (0.81%) JIRA
4 3 (0.81%) ClearQuest
5 2 (0.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (0.54%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.54%) ClearCase
5 2 (0.54%) Rational Rose
5 2 (0.54%) PowerDesigner
5 2 (0.54%) StarTeam
5 2 (0.54%) ChangeMan
6 1 (0.27%) Subversion
6 1 (0.27%) Maven
6 1 (0.27%) JMeter
6 1 (0.27%) WebLOAD
6 1 (0.27%) Toad
General
1 84 (22.70%) Finance
2 36 (9.73%) Banking
3 18 (4.86%) Investment Banking
4 14 (3.78%) Retail
5 6 (1.62%) Private Banking
6 4 (1.08%) Advertising
7 3 (0.81%) Publishing
7 3 (0.81%) Electronics
7 3 (0.81%) French Language
8 2 (0.54%) German Language
8 2 (0.54%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.54%) Back Office
8 2 (0.54%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.27%) Automotive
9 1 (0.27%) Front Office
9 1 (0.27%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.27%) Military
9 1 (0.27%) Marketing
9 1 (0.27%) Czech Language
9 1 (0.27%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 56 (15.14%) Analyst
2 44 (11.89%) Architect
3 41 (11.08%) Consultant
4 35 (9.46%) Support Engineer
5 28 (7.57%) Desktop Support
6 26 (7.03%) Administrator
7 23 (6.22%) Desktop Engineer
8 20 (5.41%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 17 (4.59%) Developer
10 16 (4.32%) Support Analyst
11 14 (3.78%) Business Analyst
12 13 (3.51%) Network Engineer
13 11 (2.97%) Technical Architect
13 11 (2.97%) Service Analyst
14 10 (2.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 9 (2.43%) Systems Administrator
15 9 (2.43%) Data Architect
15 9 (2.43%) Project Manager
15 9 (2.43%) Infrastructure Architect
16 8 (2.16%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (7.30%) Middleware
2 22 (5.95%) Web Services
3 14 (3.78%) XML
4 9 (2.43%) HTML
5 8 (2.16%) Oracle Fusion
6 7 (1.89%) Application Packaging
6 7 (1.89%) .NET
7 6 (1.62%) JMS
7 6 (1.62%) .NET Framework
7 6 (1.62%) Regular Expression
8 5 (1.35%) LINQ
8 5 (1.35%) ISPF
9 4 (1.08%) WebSphere MQ
9 4 (1.08%) J2EE
10 3 (0.81%) SOAP
11 2 (0.54%) JavaBeans
11 2 (0.54%) EJB
11 2 (0.54%) CSS
12 1 (0.27%) JSP
12 1 (0.27%) JRules
Miscellaneous
1 40 (10.81%) Mainframe
2 39 (10.54%) Blackberry
3 16 (4.32%) Management Information System
4 12 (3.24%) Clustering
4 12 (3.24%) PKI
5 10 (2.70%) Data Integration
6 9 (2.43%) IBM Mainframe
7 6 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.35%) Credit Derivative
8 5 (1.35%) e-Health
8 5 (1.35%) Derivative
8 5 (1.35%) Equity Derivative
8 5 (1.35%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.35%) CMDB
8 5 (1.35%) Credit Risk
8 5 (1.35%) Market Risk
8 5 (1.35%) Replication
8 5 (1.35%) PMI
8 5 (1.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (1.35%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 145 (39.19%) Windows
2 55 (14.86%) Linux
3 51 (13.78%) Windows 7
4 50 (13.51%) Windows XP
5 45 (12.16%) Windows Server 2003
6 35 (9.46%) UNIX
7 34 (9.19%) Windows Server 2008
8 31 (8.38%) Windows Vista
9 30 (8.11%) Solaris
10 18 (4.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 16 (4.32%) AIX
12 14 (3.78%) zOS
13 13 (3.51%) SUSE
14 11 (2.97%) Oracle Linux
14 11 (2.97%) Windows Server 2012
15 10 (2.70%) HPUX
16 6 (1.62%) Android
17 5 (1.35%) Apple iOS
18 4 (1.08%) MVS
19 2 (0.54%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (14.32%) ITIL
2 50 (13.51%) Change Management
3 45 (12.16%) Migration
4 27 (7.30%) Project Management
5 25 (6.76%) Software Deployment
6 21 (5.68%) Data Modelling
7 20 (5.41%) Load Balancing
8 19 (5.14%) Business Intelligence
8 19 (5.14%) Configuration Management
8 19 (5.14%) Root Cause Analysis
9 18 (4.86%) Incident Management
9 18 (4.86%) Stakeholder Management
10 16 (4.32%) Validation
10 16 (4.32%) Service Management
11 15 (4.05%) Business Analysis
12 14 (3.78%) Data Architecture
13 13 (3.51%) Change Control
13 13 (3.51%) Service Delivery
14 12 (3.24%) PRINCE2
14 12 (3.24%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (15.95%) SQL
2 23 (6.22%) Shell Script
3 18 (4.86%) VB
3 18 (4.86%) Java
3 18 (4.86%) PowerShell
4 16 (4.32%) Perl
5 14 (3.78%) PL/SQL
6 9 (2.43%) C
6 9 (2.43%) VBScript
7 7 (1.89%) COBOL
7 7 (1.89%) JCL
7 7 (1.89%) JavaScript
7 7 (1.89%) REXX
8 6 (1.62%) Bash Shell
8 6 (1.62%) C#
9 5 (1.35%) Python
10 2 (0.54%) Bourne shell
10 2 (0.54%) Korn
10 2 (0.54%) VBA
11 1 (0.27%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 76 (20.54%) Security Cleared
2 64 (17.30%) SC Cleared
3 13 (3.51%) Degree
4 9 (2.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (1.89%) PMI Certification
5 7 (1.89%) ISSAP
6 6 (1.62%) DV Cleared
6 6 (1.62%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (1.62%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.08%) CIMA
7 4 (1.08%) ACCA
7 4 (1.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (0.81%) CISA
8 3 (0.81%) PMP
8 3 (0.81%) CISSP
9 2 (0.54%) MCSE
9 2 (0.54%) CCNA
9 2 (0.54%) MCITP
9 2 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.54%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (12.70%) SLA
2 8 (2.16%) QA
2 8 (2.16%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.54%) GAAP
4 2 (0.54%) P3O
5 1 (0.27%) FINREP
5 1 (0.27%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.27%) JSP 440
System Software
1 70 (18.92%) Active Directory
2 35 (9.46%) Microsoft App-V
3 30 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (4.32%) vSphere
5 6 (1.62%) FreeRADIUS
6 5 (1.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 5 (1.35%) ACF2
6 5 (1.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 5 (1.35%) XenApp
6 5 (1.35%) VMware ESX
6 5 (1.35%) RACF
7 4 (1.08%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.81%) ISA Server
8 3 (0.81%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.54%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.54%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.54%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.27%) VMFS
10 1 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.27%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 50 (13.51%) SCCM
2 30 (8.11%) CA Spectrum
3 25 (6.76%) ARCserve
4 15 (4.05%) Control-M
5 14 (3.78%) CA SiteMinder
6 13 (3.51%) Unicenter
7 9 (2.43%) Norton AntiVirus
8 8 (2.16%) Nagios
9 7 (1.89%) Tivoli
10 6 (1.62%) HP SIM
10 6 (1.62%) CA LISA
11 5 (1.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 5 (1.35%) Cisco CUCM
11 5 (1.35%) HP Quality Center
11 5 (1.35%) BladeLogic
11 5 (1.35%) Business Desktop Deployment
11 5 (1.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 4 (1.08%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 4 (1.08%) NetBackup
12 4 (1.08%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 104 (28.11%) Microsoft
2 66 (17.84%) Oracle
3 62 (16.76%) Citrix
4 60 (16.22%) VMware
5 48 (12.97%) HP
6 43 (11.62%) Cisco
6 43 (11.62%) IBM
7 33 (8.92%) AppSense
8 30 (8.11%) Lumension
9 27 (7.30%) Symantec
10 24 (6.49%) Red Hat
11 23 (6.22%) SAP
12 18 (4.86%) McAfee
13 16 (4.32%) CheckPoint
14 14 (3.78%) Altiris
15 12 (3.24%) NetIQ
15 12 (3.24%) Veeam
16 11 (2.97%) Informatica
17 10 (2.70%) NetApp
17 10 (2.70%) Adobe
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