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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CA
Rank 390 379 413
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +34
Contract jobs citing CA 181 171 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.38% 0.37% 0.25%
As % of the Vendors category 0.83% 0.82% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 98 56
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £245 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £351 £374
% change year-on-year
+25.53% -6.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £25.25 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.41% +17.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+60.00% +16.27%
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
21777 20870 18793
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.72% 45.62% 46.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 12707 11662 10148
Average daily rate £400 £390 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £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 904 910 1165
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 £11.50 £11.36 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 27 February 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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -39 68 £500 +16.27% 10
South East -14 54 £400 +15.94% 5
North West +7 26 £458 +118.37%
West Midlands +3 12 £395 -1.25% 2
South West -15 10 £550 +29.41% 2
North East -11 7 - -
East Midlands +5 4 - -
East of England +5 1 - - 3
Yorkshire - - - -
CA
UK

CA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 117 (32.59%) Microsoft
2 111 (30.92%) Windows
3 93 (25.91%) ITIL
4 91 (25.35%) Cisco
5 81 (22.56%) VMware
6 78 (21.73%) HP
7 77 (21.45%) Security Cleared
8 76 (21.17%) Firewall
9 74 (20.61%) IBM
10 66 (18.38%) Finance
11 63 (17.55%) Citrix
12 60 (16.71%) CA Spectrum
13 59 (16.43%) SC Cleared
14 58 (16.16%) Service Management
15 56 (15.60%) Oracle
15 56 (15.60%) SharePoint
16 54 (15.04%) MS Excel
16 54 (15.04%) UNIX
16 54 (15.04%) Analytical Skills
17 53 (14.76%) Linux
18 51 (14.21%) LAN
19 48 (13.37%) VPN
19 48 (13.37%) SAN
20 47 (13.09%) Change Management
20 47 (13.09%) CheckPoint
21 46 (12.81%) NetScaler
22 45 (12.53%) Cisco Certification
23 44 (12.26%) SQL
24 41 (11.42%) TCP/IP
24 41 (11.42%) Project Management

CA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 56 (15.60%) SharePoint
2 30 (8.36%) MS Exchange
3 21 (5.85%) IIS
4 19 (5.29%) CICS
5 15 (4.18%) OpenStack
6 14 (3.90%) WebSphere
6 14 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2007
6 14 (3.90%) Apache
7 11 (3.06%) WebLogic
8 10 (2.79%) Tomcat
9 8 (2.23%) Exchange Server 2003
10 7 (1.95%) SharePoint Server
10 7 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2013
11 5 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (1.39%) MQSeries
11 5 (1.39%) iPlanet
11 5 (1.39%) CMS
12 4 (1.11%) Exchange Server 5.5
13 3 (0.84%) Lotus Domino
13 3 (0.84%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 54 (15.04%) MS Excel
2 22 (6.13%) MS Office
3 12 (3.34%) MS Visio
4 9 (2.51%) MS Project
5 6 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.28%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 18 (5.01%) CA PPM
2 5 (1.39%) SAP FI
2 5 (1.39%) SAP FI/CO
2 5 (1.39%) SAP CO
3 4 (1.11%) SAP FI-AP
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.28%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.28%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.11%) IaaS
2 2 (0.56%) SaaS
3 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 76 (21.17%) Firewall
2 51 (14.21%) LAN
3 48 (13.37%) VPN
3 48 (13.37%) SAN
4 46 (12.81%) NetScaler
5 41 (11.42%) TCP/IP
6 37 (10.31%) DNS
6 37 (10.31%) WAN
7 36 (10.03%) Wireless
8 33 (9.19%) Cisco ASA
9 32 (8.91%) DHCP
10 31 (8.64%) Internet
11 27 (7.52%) IPsec
11 27 (7.52%) Cisco Nexus
12 25 (6.96%) Ethernet
13 24 (6.69%) SSL
13 24 (6.69%) MPLS
14 22 (6.13%) OSPF
14 22 (6.13%) Network Security
15 20 (5.57%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (10.31%) SQL Server
2 21 (5.85%) DB2
3 18 (5.01%) Oracle Database
4 15 (4.18%) SQL Server 2005
5 12 (3.34%) Oracle Database 11g
6 11 (3.06%) Oracle Reports
7 10 (2.79%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (2.79%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (2.51%) DataStage
9 8 (2.23%) SQL Server 2000
10 7 (1.95%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (1.67%) JasperReports
11 6 (1.67%) MySQL
12 5 (1.39%) PowerCenter
13 4 (1.11%) Relational Database
14 3 (0.84%) SQL Server 7
15 2 (0.56%) DTS
15 2 (0.56%) Oracle Database 10g
16 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 15 (4.18%) ERwin
2 9 (2.51%) Maven
2 9 (2.51%) JUnit
2 9 (2.51%) Eclipse
3 8 (2.23%) TeamCity
4 4 (1.11%) MSI
4 4 (1.11%) Rational Rose
4 4 (1.11%) PowerDesigner
4 4 (1.11%) Introscope
5 3 (0.84%) Wise Package Studio
6 2 (0.56%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (0.56%) Toad
7 1 (0.28%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.28%) PVCS
7 1 (0.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.28%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.28%) Build Forge
7 1 (0.28%) AdminStudio
7 1 (0.28%) JIRA
General
1 66 (18.38%) Finance
2 31 (8.64%) Banking
3 18 (5.01%) Telecoms
4 10 (2.79%) Investment Banking
5 7 (1.95%) Military
6 5 (1.39%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.11%) Retail
8 3 (0.84%) Advertising
8 3 (0.84%) Law
9 2 (0.56%) Legal
10 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.28%) Back Office
10 1 (0.28%) Electronics
10 1 (0.28%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.28%) Automotive
10 1 (0.28%) Local Government
10 1 (0.28%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.28%) Marketing
10 1 (0.28%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 58 (16.16%) Analyst
2 39 (10.86%) Architect
3 33 (9.19%) Administrator
4 29 (8.08%) Network Engineer
5 23 (6.41%) Consultant
6 19 (5.29%) Systems Administrator
6 19 (5.29%) Developer
7 17 (4.74%) Security Engineer
8 16 (4.46%) Voice Engineer
9 15 (4.18%) Service Analyst
10 13 (3.62%) Wintel Analyst
11 12 (3.34%) Network Analyst
12 11 (3.06%) Business Analyst
13 10 (2.79%) Senior Systems Administrator
14 9 (2.51%) Enterprise Architect
14 9 (2.51%) Network Security Engineer
15 8 (2.23%) Support Engineer
15 8 (2.23%) Project Manager
15 8 (2.23%) Design Engineer
15 8 (2.23%) Technical Design Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (10.03%) Middleware
2 10 (2.79%) Web Services
3 9 (2.51%) Regular Expression
4 7 (1.95%) XML
5 6 (1.67%) J2EE
5 6 (1.67%) REST
5 6 (1.67%) SOAP
6 5 (1.39%) HTML
7 4 (1.11%) CSS
7 4 (1.11%) Application Packaging
8 3 (0.84%) X-Windows
8 3 (0.84%) Ajax
8 3 (0.84%) Software Packaging
8 3 (0.84%) XHTML
9 2 (0.56%) WSDL
9 2 (0.56%) WebSphere MQ
9 2 (0.56%) XSLT
9 2 (0.56%) .NET
10 1 (0.28%) JSP
10 1 (0.28%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 54 (15.04%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (8.08%) e-Health
3 27 (7.52%) Replication
4 22 (6.13%) Mainframe
5 14 (3.90%) PKI
6 13 (3.62%) VSAM
6 13 (3.62%) SecurID
7 10 (2.79%) Management Information System
7 10 (2.79%) Clustering
8 9 (2.51%) PMI
9 8 (2.23%) FlexPod
10 6 (1.67%) Client/Server
10 6 (1.67%) Blackberry
11 5 (1.39%) IVR
11 5 (1.39%) Data Integration
12 4 (1.11%) Mobile App
12 4 (1.11%) Computer Science
12 4 (1.11%) CMDB
12 4 (1.11%) Mobile Banking
13 3 (0.84%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 111 (30.92%) Windows
2 54 (15.04%) UNIX
3 53 (14.76%) Linux
4 33 (9.19%) Windows Server 2003
5 32 (8.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (6.96%) Solaris
7 20 (5.57%) AIX
8 17 (4.74%) zOS
9 12 (3.34%) Oracle Linux
10 10 (2.79%) Windows 7
10 10 (2.79%) SUSE
11 9 (2.51%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (2.23%) Windows XP
13 7 (1.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 4 (1.11%) Android
14 4 (1.11%) Apple iOS
14 4 (1.11%) MVS
14 4 (1.11%) Windows 2000
15 3 (0.84%) Windows 2000 Server
16 2 (0.56%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (25.91%) ITIL
2 58 (16.16%) Service Management
3 47 (13.09%) Change Management
4 41 (11.42%) Project Management
5 32 (8.91%) ITSM
6 29 (8.08%) Line Management
7 26 (7.24%) Migration
8 22 (6.13%) Incident Management
9 20 (5.57%) Network Management
10 19 (5.29%) Capacity Management
10 19 (5.29%) Load Balancing
11 18 (5.01%) Low Latency
12 17 (4.74%) Configuration Management
13 16 (4.46%) Contact Management
13 16 (4.46%) Performance Monitoring
14 15 (4.18%) Validation
15 14 (3.90%) Stakeholder Management
15 14 (3.90%) Business Intelligence
15 14 (3.90%) Data Modelling
16 13 (3.62%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 44 (12.26%) SQL
2 28 (7.80%) PowerShell
3 22 (6.13%) Java
4 20 (5.57%) VBScript
5 15 (4.18%) C#
6 13 (3.62%) Shell Script
7 10 (2.79%) COBOL
8 8 (2.23%) VB
9 7 (1.95%) PL/SQL
10 6 (1.67%) Perl
11 4 (1.11%) C
12 2 (0.56%) REXX
12 2 (0.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 77 (21.45%) Security Cleared
2 59 (16.43%) SC Cleared
3 45 (12.53%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (5.29%) Degree
5 16 (4.46%) CCNP
6 12 (3.34%) CCNA
6 12 (3.34%) CISSP
7 10 (2.79%) PMI Certification
8 7 (1.95%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (1.67%) MCSE
9 6 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (1.67%) APMP
10 5 (1.39%) DV Cleared
10 5 (1.39%) PgMP
10 5 (1.39%) PMP
11 3 (0.84%) VCP4
11 3 (0.84%) CCIE
12 2 (0.56%) ACCA
12 2 (0.56%) CCA
12 2 (0.56%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.62%) PCI DSS
2 12 (3.34%) SLA
3 8 (2.23%) QA
4 4 (1.11%) P3O
5 2 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.56%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.28%) GAAP
6 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.28%) COBIT
6 1 (0.28%) EMIR
6 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 37 (10.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (8.08%) Active Directory
3 26 (7.24%) vSphere
4 25 (6.96%) XenDesktop
5 23 (6.41%) VMware ESXi
6 20 (5.57%) XenApp
7 17 (4.74%) Hyper-V
8 16 (4.46%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 9 (2.51%) FreeRADIUS
10 8 (2.23%) vCloud
10 8 (2.23%) Firmware
10 8 (2.23%) VMware ESX
11 6 (1.67%) RACF
12 5 (1.39%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 5 (1.39%) Microsoft App-V
13 4 (1.11%) ACF2
14 3 (0.84%) DFS Replication
14 3 (0.84%) Terminal Services
15 2 (0.56%) ProxySG
16 1 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 60 (16.71%) CA Spectrum
2 32 (8.91%) HP SIM
2 32 (8.91%) ARCserve
3 25 (6.96%) CA Single Sign-On
4 23 (6.41%) SCOM
5 22 (6.13%) SCCM
6 18 (5.01%) Cisco CUCM
7 16 (4.46%) Cisco UCCX
7 16 (4.46%) EdgeSight
7 16 (4.46%) SCVMM
8 15 (4.18%) NetBackup
8 15 (4.18%) Tivoli
9 9 (2.51%) Unicenter
9 9 (2.51%) Cisco UCCE
10 7 (1.95%) Red Hat Satellite
10 7 (1.95%) Backup Exec
11 6 (1.67%) CiscoWorks
12 5 (1.39%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 5 (1.39%) WSUS
12 5 (1.39%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 117 (32.59%) Microsoft
2 91 (25.35%) Cisco
3 81 (22.56%) VMware
4 78 (21.73%) HP
5 74 (20.61%) IBM
6 63 (17.55%) Citrix
7 56 (15.60%) Oracle
8 47 (13.09%) CheckPoint
9 32 (8.91%) ServiceNow
10 27 (7.52%) BMC
11 24 (6.69%) Dell
12 20 (5.57%) F5
13 19 (5.29%) Nimsoft
14 18 (5.01%) Red Hat
14 18 (5.01%) NetApp
15 17 (4.74%) SAP
15 17 (4.74%) Veeam
16 16 (4.46%) Veritas
17 14 (3.90%) Symantec
17 14 (3.90%) Remedy
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