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 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CA
Rank 405 431 380
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -51
Contract jobs citing CA 194 132 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.36% 0.28% 0.34%
As % of the Vendors category 0.81% 0.60% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 68 68
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£384 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.64% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £321 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £559 £598
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +9.58%
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 - £14.50
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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
24019 22059 23454
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.06% 46.04% 46.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 14298 12809 12453
Average daily rate £395 £390 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.28% -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 1173 1068 1234
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.85 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.86% -6.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

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 24 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 24 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 24 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 -7 81 £400 -7.24% 12
South East +19 50 £315 -30.00% 9
North West +10 34 £325 +7.08% 4
West Midlands -7 17 £459 +15.40% 1
Yorkshire -3 5 - -
South West -34 4 £413 -3.69% 4
North East - 2 £188 -
East of England -17 1 - - 1
East Midlands - 1 - -
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UK

CA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 136 (35.88%) Windows
2 102 (26.91%) Microsoft
3 85 (22.43%) Finance
4 77 (20.32%) Security Cleared
5 70 (18.47%) SC Cleared
6 69 (18.21%) VMware
7 66 (17.41%) Oracle
8 63 (16.62%) SQL
9 61 (16.09%) Cisco
10 60 (15.83%) Active Directory
11 58 (15.30%) Citrix
11 58 (15.30%) MS Excel
12 56 (14.78%) Migration
13 54 (14.25%) Linux
14 50 (13.19%) HP
14 50 (13.19%) CA Spectrum
15 49 (12.93%) Analytical Skills
16 48 (12.66%) IBM
16 48 (12.66%) Firewall
17 47 (12.40%) Windows Server 2003
18 44 (11.61%) SCCM
19 43 (11.35%) ITIL
19 43 (11.35%) Change Management
20 42 (11.08%) MS Office
20 42 (11.08%) Windows XP
20 42 (11.08%) MS Exchange
21 40 (10.55%) SLA
21 40 (10.55%) Banking
21 40 (10.55%) Windows 7
22 38 (10.03%) Mainframe

CA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 (11.08%) MS Exchange
2 29 (7.65%) SharePoint
3 21 (5.54%) Exchange Server 2007
4 20 (5.28%) Apache
5 13 (3.43%) Tomcat
5 13 (3.43%) IIS
5 13 (3.43%) Exchange Server 2003
6 12 (3.17%) CICS
7 10 (2.64%) WebSphere
8 9 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2010
9 8 (2.11%) JBoss
10 7 (1.85%) WebLogic
10 7 (1.85%) IBM HTTP Server
11 6 (1.58%) Exchange Server 5.5
12 5 (1.32%) SharePoint Server
12 5 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
12 5 (1.32%) WebSphere Application Server
13 4 (1.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 4 (1.06%) LiveLink
14 3 (0.79%) CMS
Applications
1 58 (15.30%) MS Excel
2 42 (11.08%) MS Office
3 13 (3.43%) MS Visio
4 9 (2.37%) MS Project
5 3 (0.79%) Open Workbench
6 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.26%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 18 (4.75%) CA Clarity
2 2 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.26%) LatentZero
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.26%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.26%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.26%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.26%) SAP FI-CA
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.26%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.53%) SaaS
2 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (12.66%) Firewall
2 38 (10.03%) LAN
3 31 (8.18%) WAN
4 30 (7.92%) SAN
5 24 (6.33%) DNS
6 23 (6.07%) Ethernet
7 22 (5.80%) TCP/IP
8 21 (5.54%) Cisco Nexus
9 20 (5.28%) Internet
9 20 (5.28%) DHCP
10 19 (5.01%) Wireless
11 18 (4.75%) SMTP
12 17 (4.49%) LDAP
12 17 (4.49%) VPN
12 17 (4.49%) NetScaler
13 15 (3.96%) MPLS
13 15 (3.96%) VoIP
14 14 (3.69%) IPsec
15 12 (3.17%) BGP
15 12 (3.17%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (9.23%) SQL Server
2 29 (7.65%) Oracle Database
3 26 (6.86%) Data Warehouse
4 17 (4.49%) DB2
5 15 (3.96%) Oracle Database 10g
5 15 (3.96%) Oracle Database 11g
6 12 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (2.90%) PowerCenter
8 10 (2.64%) SQL Server 2005
8 10 (2.64%) Relational Database
9 6 (1.58%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (1.58%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (1.32%) Oracle Exadata
11 4 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (1.06%) SQL Server 2000
11 4 (1.06%) DataStage
12 3 (0.79%) SQL Server 7
13 2 (0.53%) MySQL
13 2 (0.53%) DTS
13 2 (0.53%) Informix
Development Applications
1 21 (5.54%) ERwin
2 6 (1.58%) MSI
2 6 (1.58%) Rational Rose
3 5 (1.32%) Introscope
4 4 (1.06%) CA Gen
5 3 (0.79%) Wise Package Studio
5 3 (0.79%) JIRA
5 3 (0.79%) ClearCase
5 3 (0.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (0.53%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.53%) PVCS
6 2 (0.53%) ClearQuest
6 2 (0.53%) ChangeMan
6 2 (0.53%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.53%) PowerDesigner
7 1 (0.26%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.26%) Build Forge
7 1 (0.26%) Subversion
General
1 85 (22.43%) Finance
2 40 (10.55%) Banking
3 17 (4.49%) Investment Banking
4 15 (3.96%) Retail
5 6 (1.58%) Private Banking
6 4 (1.06%) Military
6 4 (1.06%) Advertising
7 3 (0.79%) Publishing
7 3 (0.79%) French Language
8 2 (0.53%) German Language
8 2 (0.53%) Legal
8 2 (0.53%) Automotive
8 2 (0.53%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.26%) Marketing
9 1 (0.26%) Czech Language
9 1 (0.26%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.26%) Law
9 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.26%) Front Office
9 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 60 (15.83%) Analyst
2 40 (10.55%) Architect
3 35 (9.23%) Consultant
3 35 (9.23%) Administrator
4 25 (6.60%) Support Engineer
5 20 (5.28%) Network Engineer
5 20 (5.28%) Desktop Support
6 19 (5.01%) Business Analyst
7 18 (4.75%) Systems Administrator
8 17 (4.49%) Service Analyst
9 16 (4.22%) Desktop Engineer
10 14 (3.69%) Support Analyst
10 14 (3.69%) Developer
11 13 (3.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 13 (3.43%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 12 (3.17%) Project Manager
13 10 (2.64%) Technical Architect
14 9 (2.37%) Infrastructure Architect
15 8 (2.11%) Senior Systems Administrator
16 7 (1.85%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (7.39%) Middleware
2 25 (6.60%) Web Services
3 10 (2.64%) XML
4 8 (2.11%) Application Packaging
5 7 (1.85%) HTML
5 7 (1.85%) .NET
6 6 (1.58%) JMS
7 5 (1.32%) ISPF
7 5 (1.32%) .NET Framework
7 5 (1.32%) LINQ
7 5 (1.32%) Oracle Fusion
7 5 (1.32%) Regular Expression
8 4 (1.06%) WebSphere MQ
9 3 (0.79%) X-Windows
9 3 (0.79%) Software Packaging
10 2 (0.53%) FIX Protocol
10 2 (0.53%) SOAP
10 2 (0.53%) JavaBeans
10 2 (0.53%) EJB
11 1 (0.26%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 49 (12.93%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (10.03%) Mainframe
3 31 (8.18%) Blackberry
4 16 (4.22%) e-Health
5 15 (3.96%) Management Information System
6 13 (3.43%) Data Integration
6 13 (3.43%) PKI
7 10 (2.64%) Data Structures
8 9 (2.37%) Replication
9 8 (2.11%) IBM Mainframe
10 7 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (1.58%) Derivative
11 6 (1.58%) Credit Risk
11 6 (1.58%) Market Risk
11 6 (1.58%) PMI
12 5 (1.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 5 (1.32%) EMV
12 5 (1.32%) Clustering
12 5 (1.32%) IVR
12 5 (1.32%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 136 (35.88%) Windows
2 54 (14.25%) Linux
3 47 (12.40%) Windows Server 2003
4 42 (11.08%) Windows XP
5 40 (10.55%) Windows 7
6 38 (10.03%) UNIX
7 37 (9.76%) Windows Server 2008
8 29 (7.65%) Solaris
9 21 (5.54%) Windows Vista
10 15 (3.96%) zOS
10 15 (3.96%) AIX
11 13 (3.43%) SUSE
11 13 (3.43%) Oracle Linux
12 10 (2.64%) Windows Server 2012
13 9 (2.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 7 (1.85%) HPUX
15 5 (1.32%) Windows 2000
15 5 (1.32%) Android
15 5 (1.32%) Apple iOS
16 3 (0.79%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (14.78%) Migration
2 43 (11.35%) Change Management
2 43 (11.35%) ITIL
3 33 (8.71%) Project Management
4 30 (7.92%) Service Management
5 21 (5.54%) Data Modelling
6 20 (5.28%) Business Intelligence
7 19 (5.01%) Stakeholder Management
7 19 (5.01%) Load Balancing
7 19 (5.01%) Line Management
8 18 (4.75%) Software Deployment
8 18 (4.75%) Configuration Management
9 16 (4.22%) ETL
9 16 (4.22%) Data Architecture
10 15 (3.96%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (3.69%) Business Analysis
11 14 (3.69%) Incident Management
11 14 (3.69%) PRINCE2
11 14 (3.69%) Service Delivery
12 13 (3.43%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (16.62%) SQL
2 24 (6.33%) Shell Script
3 19 (5.01%) PL/SQL
4 18 (4.75%) VB
5 17 (4.49%) PowerShell
6 14 (3.69%) Java
7 8 (2.11%) C
7 8 (2.11%) Perl
7 8 (2.11%) VBScript
8 7 (1.85%) COBOL
9 6 (1.58%) C#
10 5 (1.32%) JCL
10 5 (1.32%) REXX
11 2 (0.53%) Bourne shell
11 2 (0.53%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.53%) Korn
11 2 (0.53%) VBA
11 2 (0.53%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.26%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 77 (20.32%) Security Cleared
2 70 (18.47%) SC Cleared
3 21 (5.54%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (2.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (2.64%) Degree
5 9 (2.37%) PMI Certification
6 8 (2.11%) CCNA
6 8 (2.11%) ISSAP
7 6 (1.58%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (1.32%) PMP
8 5 (1.32%) MCSE
8 5 (1.32%) ACCA
8 5 (1.32%) CIMA
8 5 (1.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (1.06%) CCIE
9 4 (1.06%) CCNP
9 4 (1.06%) APMP
10 3 (0.79%) MCITP
10 3 (0.79%) PgMP
11 2 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (10.55%) SLA
2 9 (2.37%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.85%) QA
4 6 (1.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.53%) GAAP
5 2 (0.53%) P3O
6 1 (0.26%) FINREP
6 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.26%) COBIT
6 1 (0.26%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.26%) Solvency II
System Software
1 60 (15.83%) Active Directory
2 30 (7.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (6.86%) Microsoft App-V
4 21 (5.54%) vSphere
5 9 (2.37%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 9 (2.37%) XenApp
6 6 (1.58%) Firmware
6 6 (1.58%) VMware ESX
6 6 (1.58%) ACF2
7 5 (1.32%) FreeRADIUS
7 5 (1.32%) RACF
7 5 (1.32%) Terminal Services
8 4 (1.06%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.79%) DFS Replication
10 2 (0.53%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.53%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.26%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.26%) Postfix
11 1 (0.26%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 50 (13.19%) CA Spectrum
2 44 (11.61%) SCCM
3 31 (8.18%) ARCserve
4 17 (4.49%) HP SIM
5 15 (3.96%) CA SiteMinder
5 15 (3.96%) Control-M
6 12 (3.17%) Unicenter
7 11 (2.90%) Tivoli
8 9 (2.37%) Norton AntiVirus
8 9 (2.37%) Cisco CUCM
9 8 (2.11%) BladeLogic
9 8 (2.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 6 (1.58%) Cisco UCCX
10 6 (1.58%) CA Wily
10 6 (1.58%) CA LISA
11 5 (1.32%) HP Data Protector
11 5 (1.32%) Business Desktop Deployment
12 4 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
12 4 (1.06%) Puppet
12 4 (1.06%) Nagios
Vendors
1 102 (26.91%) Microsoft
2 69 (18.21%) VMware
3 66 (17.41%) Oracle
4 61 (16.09%) Cisco
5 58 (15.30%) Citrix
6 50 (13.19%) HP
7 48 (12.66%) IBM
8 29 (7.65%) Symantec
9 25 (6.60%) CheckPoint
10 24 (6.33%) Lumension
11 23 (6.07%) AppSense
12 21 (5.54%) SAP
13 16 (4.22%) Informatica
13 16 (4.22%) ServiceNow
14 15 (3.96%) Altiris
15 13 (3.43%) Red Hat
16 12 (3.17%) NetIQ
17 11 (2.90%) EMC
18 10 (2.64%) McAfee
18 10 (2.64%) Riverbed
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