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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CA
Rank 372 383 404
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +21
Contract jobs citing CA 212 173 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.43% 0.36% 0.29%
As % of the Vendors category 0.95% 0.80% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 77 57
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £224 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £552 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £388 £320
% change year-on-year
+1.41% +21.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 13
Average hourly rate £24.00 £18.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.25 £12.50 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £25.91 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £20.13 £19.02
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +5.80%
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
22232 21594 19770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.19% 45.01% 46.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 13100 12532 10879
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £223 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1027 1010 1142
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.86 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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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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 +13 88 £500 +11.11% 8
South East +20 54 £400 +20.12% 10
East of England +17 20 £346 -18.58% 1
West Midlands -7 13 £450 +13.20% 1
North West -52 13 £438 +16.04% 2
East Midlands -2 9 - -
South West +11 6 £320 -32.63% 2
North East -13 5 - -
Yorkshire -19 1 - - 1
Midlands - 1 - -
CA
UK

CA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 116 (29.67%) ITIL
2 114 (29.16%) Windows
3 106 (27.11%) HP
4 101 (25.83%) IBM
5 95 (24.30%) Microsoft
6 86 (21.99%) Finance
7 82 (20.97%) Firewall
8 81 (20.72%) Cisco
9 70 (17.90%) Oracle
10 69 (17.65%) Linux
11 68 (17.39%) Java
12 62 (15.86%) UNIX
12 62 (15.86%) VMware
13 58 (14.83%) Solaris
14 56 (14.32%) SQL
15 55 (14.07%) CA Single Sign-On
16 52 (13.30%) VPN
17 50 (12.79%) Service Management
18 47 (12.02%) ITSM
19 46 (11.76%) Middleware
19 46 (11.76%) Security Cleared
19 46 (11.76%) ServiceNow
20 45 (11.51%) Citrix
20 45 (11.51%) SAN
21 44 (11.25%) CheckPoint
22 43 (11.00%) BMC
22 43 (11.00%) Wireless
22 43 (11.00%) SharePoint
23 40 (10.23%) TCP/IP
24 39 (9.97%) LAN

CA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 43 (11.00%) SharePoint
2 30 (7.67%) CICS
3 28 (7.16%) WebSphere
3 28 (7.16%) CMS
4 24 (6.14%) MS Exchange
5 19 (4.86%) IIS
6 17 (4.35%) WebLogic
7 15 (3.84%) WebSphere Application Server
8 13 (3.32%) OpenStack
9 12 (3.07%) WebSphere Portal
9 12 (3.07%) WebSphere Process Server
10 10 (2.56%) Tomcat
11 9 (2.30%) Apache
12 8 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2010
13 7 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2003
13 7 (1.79%) iPlanet
13 7 (1.79%) MQSeries
14 5 (1.28%) SharePoint Server
14 5 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2007
14 5 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 37 (9.46%) MS Excel
2 17 (4.35%) MS Office
3 7 (1.79%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.53%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.02%) MS Project
6 3 (0.77%) Open Workbench
7 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.26%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (1.28%) CA PPM
1 5 (1.28%) SAP FI/CO
1 5 (1.28%) SAP CO
1 5 (1.28%) SAP FI
1 5 (1.28%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (1.02%) SAP FI-AP
3 3 (0.77%) Primavera
4 2 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.26%) SAP Retail
5 1 (0.26%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.26%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.26%) ION MarketView
5 1 (0.26%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.02%) IaaS
2 4 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 82 (20.97%) Firewall
2 52 (13.30%) VPN
3 45 (11.51%) SAN
4 43 (11.00%) Wireless
5 40 (10.23%) TCP/IP
6 39 (9.97%) LAN
7 36 (9.21%) Internet
8 31 (7.93%) NetScaler
8 31 (7.93%) DNS
8 31 (7.93%) WAN
9 30 (7.67%) SSL
10 29 (7.42%) LDAP
10 29 (7.42%) Cisco ASA
11 25 (6.39%) DHCP
12 23 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
13 19 (4.86%) IPsec
14 18 (4.60%) MPLS
15 17 (4.35%) OSPF
16 15 (3.84%) NAS
17 14 (3.58%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 31 (7.93%) DB2
3 20 (5.12%) Oracle Database
4 16 (4.09%) Oracle Database 11g
5 12 (3.07%) NoSQL
5 12 (3.07%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (3.07%) SQL Server 2005
6 10 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (2.30%) DataStage
7 9 (2.30%) MySQL
8 8 (2.05%) Couchbase
8 8 (2.05%) CouchDB
9 5 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (1.02%) Hadoop
10 4 (1.02%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.51%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (0.51%) DTS
11 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (0.51%) Sybase ASA
Development Applications
1 17 (4.35%) Introscope
2 15 (3.84%) ERwin
2 15 (3.84%) TeamCity
3 14 (3.58%) JUnit
3 14 (3.58%) Eclipse
3 14 (3.58%) Maven
4 7 (1.79%) PowerDesigner
5 6 (1.53%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (1.28%) Toad
7 4 (1.02%) Git (software)
7 4 (1.02%) SonarQube
7 4 (1.02%) Jenkins
7 4 (1.02%) Visual Studio
7 4 (1.02%) Selenium
8 3 (0.77%) Wise Package Studio
9 2 (0.51%) Rational DOORS
9 2 (0.51%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (0.51%) LoadRunner
9 2 (0.51%) MSI
9 2 (0.51%) Lombardi
General
1 86 (21.99%) Finance
2 39 (9.97%) Banking
3 18 (4.60%) Telecoms
3 18 (4.60%) Investment Banking
4 13 (3.32%) Retail
5 5 (1.28%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.02%) Military
7 3 (0.77%) Private Banking
7 3 (0.77%) Publishing
7 3 (0.77%) Back Office
8 2 (0.51%) Law
8 2 (0.51%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.26%) Marketing
9 1 (0.26%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.26%) French Language
9 1 (0.26%) Advertising
9 1 (0.26%) Legal
9 1 (0.26%) Front Office
9 1 (0.26%) Electronics
9 1 (0.26%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 53 (13.55%) Developer
2 52 (13.30%) Analyst
3 49 (12.53%) Architect
4 31 (7.93%) Consultant
5 30 (7.67%) ServiceNow Developer
6 25 (6.39%) Administrator
7 16 (4.09%) Network Engineer
8 14 (3.58%) Security Engineer
9 13 (3.32%) Network Analyst
9 13 (3.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 11 (2.81%) Wintel Analyst
11 10 (2.56%) Data Architect
11 10 (2.56%) Enterprise Architect
12 9 (2.30%) Programmer
12 9 (2.30%) Support Analyst
13 8 (2.05%) Technical Design Leader
13 8 (2.05%) Support Engineer
13 8 (2.05%) Applications Specialist
13 8 (2.05%) Server Administrator
13 8 (2.05%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (11.76%) Middleware
2 34 (8.70%) XML
3 33 (8.44%) Web Services
4 32 (8.18%) HTML
5 31 (7.93%) CSS
6 16 (4.09%) .NET
7 10 (2.56%) RESTful
8 9 (2.30%) SAML
9 8 (2.05%) Apache Camel
9 8 (2.05%) J2EE
9 8 (2.05%) SOAP
9 8 (2.05%) ActiveMQ
10 7 (1.79%) JSP
11 6 (1.53%) Play Framework
11 6 (1.53%) Akka
12 5 (1.28%) REST
13 4 (1.02%) SailPoint
13 4 (1.02%) XHTML
13 4 (1.02%) Servlets
13 4 (1.02%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 34 (8.70%) CMDB
1 34 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (6.65%) PKI
3 24 (6.14%) Mainframe
4 18 (4.60%) e-Health
5 17 (4.35%) Replication
6 16 (4.09%) Mobile App
7 15 (3.84%) VSAM
8 12 (3.07%) LPAR
9 10 (2.56%) SecurID
10 9 (2.30%) Management Information System
11 8 (2.05%) FlexPod
12 7 (1.79%) BYOD
13 6 (1.53%) Client/Server
14 5 (1.28%) Fat Client
14 5 (1.28%) Fixed Income
14 5 (1.28%) Thin Client
14 5 (1.28%) PMI
15 4 (1.02%) Open Source
15 4 (1.02%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 114 (29.16%) Windows
2 69 (17.65%) Linux
3 62 (15.86%) UNIX
4 58 (14.83%) Solaris
5 34 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 32 (8.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 29 (7.42%) AIX
8 25 (6.39%) zOS
9 13 (3.32%) Windows 7
9 13 (3.32%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (2.30%) MVS
10 9 (2.30%) Windows XP
10 9 (2.30%) Oracle Linux
11 5 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (1.02%) Apple iOS
12 4 (1.02%) Android
12 4 (1.02%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.77%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.51%) SUSE
14 2 (0.51%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (29.67%) ITIL
2 50 (12.79%) Service Management
3 47 (12.02%) ITSM
4 34 (8.70%) Project Management
5 32 (8.18%) Change Management
6 28 (7.16%) Unit Testing
7 22 (5.63%) Incident Management
7 22 (5.63%) Knowledge Management
7 22 (5.63%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (5.63%) Workflow
8 21 (5.37%) Content Management
8 21 (5.37%) Network Management
9 19 (4.86%) Migration
10 18 (4.60%) Configuration Management
10 18 (4.60%) User Acceptance Testing
11 16 (4.09%) SIEM
11 16 (4.09%) Data Modelling
12 13 (3.32%) Stakeholder Management
12 13 (3.32%) Low Latency
13 12 (3.07%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 68 (17.39%) Java
2 56 (14.32%) SQL
3 28 (7.16%) PowerShell
4 23 (5.88%) C#
5 19 (4.86%) VBScript
6 18 (4.60%) Perl
7 13 (3.32%) Shell Script
8 12 (3.07%) Python
8 12 (3.07%) Jython
9 11 (2.81%) COBOL
10 8 (2.05%) Scala
11 6 (1.53%) VB
12 5 (1.28%) REXX
13 4 (1.02%) C
13 4 (1.02%) PHP
13 4 (1.02%) JavaScript
13 4 (1.02%) Ruby
14 3 (0.77%) JCL
15 2 (0.51%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.51%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 46 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 37 (9.46%) SC Cleared
3 32 (8.18%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (3.84%) Degree
5 12 (3.07%) CCNP
6 10 (2.56%) CISSP
7 7 (1.79%) CCNA
8 6 (1.53%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (1.53%) PMI Certification
9 5 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (1.28%) ISEB
10 4 (1.02%) PMP
11 3 (0.77%) MCSE
11 3 (0.77%) PgMP
11 3 (0.77%) APMP
12 2 (0.51%) CCA
12 2 (0.51%) ACCA
12 2 (0.51%) DV Cleared
13 1 (0.26%) MCDST
13 1 (0.26%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.60%) QA
2 9 (2.30%) PCI DSS
3 8 (2.05%) SLA
4 3 (0.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.77%) P3O
5 1 (0.26%) GAAP
5 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.26%) EMIR
5 1 (0.26%) Solvency II
System Software
1 37 (9.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (8.18%) Active Directory
3 25 (6.39%) VMware ESXi
4 23 (5.88%) XenDesktop
5 20 (5.12%) Hyper-V
6 19 (4.86%) XenApp
7 16 (4.09%) VMware ESX
8 14 (3.58%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 13 (3.32%) vSphere
10 11 (2.81%) ProxySG
11 9 (2.30%) Tivoli Directory Server
12 8 (2.05%) RACF
13 7 (1.79%) vCloud
14 5 (1.28%) BitLocker
15 4 (1.02%) Varnish
15 4 (1.02%) Microsoft App-V
15 4 (1.02%) Xen
16 3 (0.77%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 3 (0.77%) XenServer
16 3 (0.77%) UAG
Systems Management
1 55 (14.07%) CA Single Sign-On
2 29 (7.42%) CA Spectrum
3 25 (6.39%) ARCserve
4 23 (5.88%) Tivoli
4 23 (5.88%) SCOM
5 21 (5.37%) SCCM
6 19 (4.86%) HP SIM
7 15 (3.84%) CA Wily
8 13 (3.32%) SCVMM
8 13 (3.32%) EdgeSight
9 12 (3.07%) Unicenter
10 10 (2.56%) Cisco CUCM
10 10 (2.56%) Cisco UCCX
10 10 (2.56%) TrustSec
11 9 (2.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 9 (2.30%) CA LISA
12 8 (2.05%) CiscoWorks
12 8 (2.05%) Control-M
12 8 (2.05%) NetBackup
13 7 (1.79%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 106 (27.11%) HP
2 101 (25.83%) IBM
3 95 (24.30%) Microsoft
4 81 (20.72%) Cisco
5 70 (17.90%) Oracle
6 62 (15.86%) VMware
7 46 (11.76%) ServiceNow
8 45 (11.51%) Citrix
9 44 (11.25%) CheckPoint
10 43 (11.00%) BMC
11 24 (6.14%) Dell
12 22 (5.63%) Blue Coat
13 21 (5.37%) Red Hat
14 17 (4.35%) SAP
14 17 (4.35%) SolarWinds
15 16 (4.09%) Symantec
16 15 (3.84%) Veritas
16 15 (3.84%) NetApp
16 15 (3.84%) Nokia
17 14 (3.58%) Remedy
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