The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the England region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CA
Rank 374 401 418
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +17
Contract jobs citing CA 190 153 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.38% 0.33% 0.30%
As % of the Vendors category 0.85% 0.70% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 49 83
Average daily rate
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£394 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £140 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £295 £337
% change year-on-year
+35.59% -12.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 1
Average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.63% -19.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.87 £20.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+6.65% -3.52%
Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22443 21877 24572
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.45% 46.96% 46.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 12746 12209 12888
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +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 1017 1126 1289
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.63 £39.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.50%
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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 28 July 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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +18 79 £388 -3.12% 7
North West +19 42 £400 +14.28% 3
South East -37 25 £300 +114.28% 2
East of England -19 13 £500 +138.09% 1
North East - 9 £210 -
West Midlands -6 8 £313 -
South West -34 8 £500 +66.66% 3
Yorkshire +3 6 £450 - 4
East Midlands - 1 £425 -
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CA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 148 (39.78%) Windows
2 124 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 87 (23.39%) Finance
4 84 (22.58%) Security Cleared
5 81 (21.77%) Active Directory
6 70 (18.82%) ITIL
7 68 (18.28%) SC Cleared
8 67 (18.01%) HP
8 67 (18.01%) Citrix
9 61 (16.40%) Oracle
9 61 (16.40%) MS Office
10 60 (16.13%) SQL
11 59 (15.86%) VMware
12 57 (15.32%) SCCM
13 55 (14.78%) Windows 7
14 51 (13.71%) Windows XP
15 48 (12.90%) SLA
16 46 (12.37%) MS Excel
16 46 (12.37%) Windows Server 2003
16 46 (12.37%) Change Management
17 44 (11.83%) Migration
17 44 (11.83%) Linux
18 41 (11.02%) IBM
19 39 (10.48%) SQL Server
20 36 (9.68%) Banking
21 35 (9.41%) Blackberry
22 34 (9.14%) Mainframe
22 34 (9.14%) UNIX
22 34 (9.14%) Microsoft App-V
23 32 (8.60%) AppSense

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 24 (6.45%) MS Exchange
2 23 (6.18%) SharePoint
3 14 (3.76%) Apache
3 14 (3.76%) CICS
4 12 (3.23%) IIS
5 11 (2.96%) CMS
5 11 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2007
6 10 (2.69%) WebSphere
6 10 (2.69%) Exchange Server 2003
6 10 (2.69%) Tomcat
7 8 (2.15%) WebLogic
8 7 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (1.61%) Documentum
10 5 (1.34%) WebSphere Application Server
10 5 (1.34%) Lync
11 4 (1.08%) Liferay
11 4 (1.08%) SharePoint Server
11 4 (1.08%) IBM HTTP Server
11 4 (1.08%) Exchange Server 5.5
12 3 (0.81%) SAS
Applications
1 61 (16.40%) MS Office
2 46 (12.37%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.34%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.81%) Open Workbench
4 3 (0.81%) MS Project
5 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.27%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 16 (4.30%) CA Clarity
2 3 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.27%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.27%) Cordys
4 1 (0.27%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.27%) LatentZero
4 1 (0.27%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.27%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 1 (0.27%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.27%) SaaS
2 1 (0.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 26 (6.99%) Firewall
3 24 (6.45%) SAN
3 24 (6.45%) LDAP
4 17 (4.57%) DHCP
5 14 (3.76%) DNS
6 13 (3.49%) LAN
7 11 (2.96%) Internet
8 10 (2.69%) WAN
8 10 (2.69%) VPN
9 9 (2.42%) SSL
9 9 (2.42%) Wireless
10 7 (1.88%) Ethernet
11 6 (1.61%) Kerberos
11 6 (1.61%) NAS
11 6 (1.61%) Network Security
12 5 (1.34%) NetScaler
12 5 (1.34%) Cisco Nexus
13 4 (1.08%) SMTP
13 4 (1.08%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (10.48%) SQL Server
2 25 (6.72%) Data Warehouse
3 22 (5.91%) Oracle Database
4 14 (3.76%) Oracle Database 11g
4 14 (3.76%) Oracle Database 10g
5 13 (3.49%) DB2
6 11 (2.96%) SQL Server 2000
7 10 (2.69%) Crystal Reports
8 7 (1.88%) DTS
8 7 (1.88%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (1.34%) IDOL
11 4 (1.08%) PowerCenter
11 4 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (1.08%) Relational Database
12 3 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (0.81%) Oracle Exadata
13 2 (0.54%) Big Data
13 2 (0.54%) Apache Cassandra
13 2 (0.54%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 17 (4.57%) ERwin
2 6 (1.61%) MSI
3 5 (1.34%) ClearQuest
3 5 (1.34%) CA Gen
4 3 (0.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (0.81%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.54%) StarTeam
5 2 (0.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (0.54%) ClearCase
5 2 (0.54%) Introscope
5 2 (0.54%) ChangeMan
6 1 (0.27%) Subversion
6 1 (0.27%) Maven
6 1 (0.27%) Toad
6 1 (0.27%) JIRA
6 1 (0.27%) WebLOAD
6 1 (0.27%) Wise Package Studio
6 1 (0.27%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.27%) Ant
General
1 87 (23.39%) Finance
2 36 (9.68%) Banking
3 20 (5.38%) Investment Banking
4 13 (3.49%) Retail
5 6 (1.61%) Private Banking
6 5 (1.34%) Publishing
7 3 (0.81%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.81%) Advertising
7 3 (0.81%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.81%) Electronics
7 3 (0.81%) French Language
8 2 (0.54%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.54%) Back Office
9 1 (0.27%) German Language
9 1 (0.27%) Hungarian Language
9 1 (0.27%) Polish Language
9 1 (0.27%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.27%) Front Office
9 1 (0.27%) Legal
9 1 (0.27%) Military
Job Titles
1 52 (13.98%) Consultant
2 46 (12.37%) Analyst
3 43 (11.56%) Architect
4 34 (9.14%) Support Engineer
5 32 (8.60%) Developer
6 25 (6.72%) Desktop Support
7 22 (5.91%) Desktop Engineer
8 19 (5.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 18 (4.84%) Administrator
10 13 (3.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 13 (3.49%) Support Analyst
11 12 (3.23%) Network Engineer
12 11 (2.96%) ServiceNow Developer
13 10 (2.69%) Infrastructure Architect
14 9 (2.42%) Data Architect
14 9 (2.42%) Wintel Engineer
15 8 (2.15%) Systems Programmer
15 8 (2.15%) Solutions Architect
15 8 (2.15%) Project Manager
15 8 (2.15%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (6.99%) XML
1 26 (6.99%) Middleware
2 24 (6.45%) Web Services
3 16 (4.30%) HTML
4 10 (2.69%) .NET
4 10 (2.69%) Oracle Fusion
5 8 (2.15%) .NET Framework
5 8 (2.15%) CSS
6 7 (1.88%) J2EE
6 7 (1.88%) Application Packaging
6 7 (1.88%) LINQ
7 5 (1.34%) JMS
8 4 (1.08%) WebSphere MQ
9 3 (0.81%) ISPF
9 3 (0.81%) SAML
10 2 (0.54%) SOAP
10 2 (0.54%) Regular Expression
11 1 (0.27%) HTML5
11 1 (0.27%) MDX
11 1 (0.27%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 35 (9.41%) Blackberry
2 34 (9.14%) Mainframe
3 13 (3.49%) PKI
4 12 (3.23%) CMDB
4 12 (3.23%) Clustering
5 10 (2.69%) Management Information System
6 9 (2.42%) IBM Mainframe
6 9 (2.42%) Data Integration
7 8 (2.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 7 (1.88%) Derivative
8 7 (1.88%) Equity Derivative
8 7 (1.88%) Credit Derivative
8 7 (1.88%) Credit Risk
8 7 (1.88%) Market Risk
9 5 (1.34%) EMV
9 5 (1.34%) DTV
10 4 (1.08%) MPEG
10 4 (1.08%) e-Health
10 4 (1.08%) VSAM
10 4 (1.08%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 148 (39.78%) Windows
2 55 (14.78%) Windows 7
3 51 (13.71%) Windows XP
4 46 (12.37%) Windows Server 2003
5 44 (11.83%) Linux
6 34 (9.14%) UNIX
7 30 (8.06%) Windows Server 2008
8 29 (7.80%) Solaris
9 28 (7.53%) Windows Vista
10 20 (5.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 15 (4.03%) zOS
12 13 (3.49%) AIX
13 10 (2.69%) HPUX
14 9 (2.42%) Android
15 8 (2.15%) SUSE
15 8 (2.15%) Windows Server 2012
16 7 (1.88%) Apple iOS
17 5 (1.34%) Oracle Linux
17 5 (1.34%) MVS
18 3 (0.81%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (18.82%) ITIL
2 46 (12.37%) Change Management
3 44 (11.83%) Migration
4 27 (7.26%) Project Management
4 27 (7.26%) Software Deployment
5 24 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
6 23 (6.18%) Root Cause Analysis
7 22 (5.91%) Configuration Management
8 20 (5.38%) Incident Management
9 18 (4.84%) Validation
10 17 (4.57%) Stakeholder Management
10 17 (4.57%) Data Modelling
11 16 (4.30%) SIEM
12 15 (4.03%) User Acceptance Testing
12 15 (4.03%) Data Architecture
13 13 (3.49%) Network Architecture
13 13 (3.49%) TQM
13 13 (3.49%) ITSM
13 13 (3.49%) Service Delivery
14 12 (3.23%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 60 (16.13%) SQL
2 31 (8.33%) Java
3 27 (7.26%) VB
4 20 (5.38%) Shell Script
4 20 (5.38%) Perl
4 20 (5.38%) PowerShell
5 14 (3.76%) PL/SQL
6 12 (3.23%) C
7 9 (2.42%) VBScript
8 8 (2.15%) REXX
8 8 (2.15%) Bash Shell
8 8 (2.15%) C#
8 8 (2.15%) COBOL
8 8 (2.15%) Python
9 7 (1.88%) JavaScript
10 6 (1.61%) JCL
11 4 (1.08%) Lua
12 2 (0.54%) Bourne shell
12 2 (0.54%) Ruby
12 2 (0.54%) VBA
Qualifications
1 84 (22.58%) Security Cleared
2 68 (18.28%) SC Cleared
3 16 (4.30%) Degree
4 11 (2.96%) DV Cleared
5 6 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (1.34%) PMI Certification
7 4 (1.08%) ACCA
7 4 (1.08%) CIMA
7 4 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.81%) CISSP
8 3 (0.81%) CISA
9 2 (0.54%) MBA
9 2 (0.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.54%) BC Cleared
9 2 (0.54%) CCNA
9 2 (0.54%) PMP
10 1 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.27%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (12.90%) SLA
2 10 (2.69%) QA
3 6 (1.61%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.54%) GAAP
4 2 (0.54%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.54%) Basel III
5 1 (0.27%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.27%) P3O
5 1 (0.27%) FINREP
System Software
1 81 (21.77%) Active Directory
2 34 (9.14%) Microsoft App-V
3 32 (8.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (4.03%) XenApp
5 12 (3.23%) vSphere
6 10 (2.69%) VMware ESX
7 6 (1.61%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 5 (1.34%) RACF
8 5 (1.34%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 4 (1.08%) Hyper-V
9 4 (1.08%) ACF2
10 3 (0.81%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (0.81%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.54%) FreeRADIUS
11 2 (0.54%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.27%) VMFS
12 1 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.27%) vCloud
12 1 (0.27%) SRDF
12 1 (0.27%) NFS
Systems Management
1 57 (15.32%) SCCM
2 20 (5.38%) CA Spectrum
3 19 (5.11%) ARCserve
4 18 (4.84%) Unicenter
5 17 (4.57%) CA SiteMinder
6 12 (3.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 12 (3.23%) Control-M
7 11 (2.96%) WSUS
8 9 (2.42%) Nagios
9 6 (1.61%) Tivoli
9 6 (1.61%) NetBackup
9 6 (1.61%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 5 (1.34%) CA LISA
10 5 (1.34%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 5 (1.34%) Norton AntiVirus
10 5 (1.34%) HP SIM
10 5 (1.34%) BladeLogic
11 4 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
11 4 (1.08%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 4 (1.08%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 124 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 67 (18.01%) HP
2 67 (18.01%) Citrix
3 61 (16.40%) Oracle
4 59 (15.86%) VMware
5 41 (11.02%) IBM
6 32 (8.60%) AppSense
7 31 (8.33%) Cisco
8 29 (7.80%) Lumension
9 24 (6.45%) Red Hat
9 24 (6.45%) Symantec
10 21 (5.65%) McAfee
11 20 (5.38%) BMC
12 17 (4.57%) SAP
13 15 (4.03%) NetIQ
14 14 (3.76%) ServiceNow
15 12 (3.23%) Nimsoft
15 12 (3.23%) NetApp
15 12 (3.23%) EMC
16 11 (2.96%) Sun
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