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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CA
Rank 418 418 393
Rank change year-on-year
0 -25
Contract jobs citing CA 182 128 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.35% 0.27% 0.32%
As % of the Vendors category 0.77% 0.59% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 73 64
Average daily rate
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£378 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.62% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £300 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £513 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-15.62% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 8
Average hourly rate £30.25 £25.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.62% +37.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £14.70 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £31.94 £27.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.25 £25.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+18.62% +54.54%
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
23578 21858 22057
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.71% 46.16% 47.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 14199 12778 11736
Average daily rate £388 £395 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.89% +1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1183 1084 1286
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.37
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £36.50 £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 28 November 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 November 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 November 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 +12 76 £423 +0.59% 8
South East +10 57 £315 -23.63% 4
North West +11 21 £425 +34.49% 3
West Midlands -5 9 £438 +20.68% 1
North East -31 7 £250 +75.43%
South West -34 5 £394 -10.00% 3
Yorkshire -7 4 - -
East of England -6 2 £600 -
East Midlands - 2 £295 - 1
CA
UK

CA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 133 (35.56%) Windows
2 107 (28.61%) Microsoft
3 81 (21.66%) Security Cleared
4 75 (20.05%) Cisco
5 74 (19.79%) Finance
6 70 (18.72%) VMware
7 65 (17.38%) HP
7 65 (17.38%) SC Cleared
7 65 (17.38%) CA Spectrum
8 64 (17.11%) Citrix
9 61 (16.31%) MS Excel
9 61 (16.31%) Firewall
10 60 (16.04%) SQL
11 59 (15.78%) Oracle
12 57 (15.24%) ITIL
13 54 (14.44%) IBM
14 52 (13.90%) Active Directory
14 52 (13.90%) Analytical Skills
15 50 (13.37%) Linux
16 47 (12.57%) LAN
16 47 (12.57%) Change Management
17 46 (12.30%) Migration
18 45 (12.03%) Service Management
19 43 (11.50%) MS Exchange
19 43 (11.50%) SQL Server
20 42 (11.23%) Project Management
21 39 (10.43%) MS Office
22 38 (10.16%) SharePoint
22 38 (10.16%) Windows Server 2003
23 37 (9.89%) Windows Server 2008

CA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 43 (11.50%) MS Exchange
2 38 (10.16%) SharePoint
3 22 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
4 20 (5.35%) Apache
5 16 (4.28%) IIS
6 14 (3.74%) CICS
7 11 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
7 11 (2.94%) WebSphere
8 9 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2010
8 9 (2.41%) Tomcat
9 8 (2.14%) JBoss
10 7 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2013
10 7 (1.87%) SharePoint Server
10 7 (1.87%) IBM HTTP Server
11 6 (1.60%) Exchange Server 5.5
12 5 (1.34%) WebSphere Application Server
13 4 (1.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 4 (1.07%) LiveLink
13 4 (1.07%) CMS
13 4 (1.07%) OpenStack
Applications
1 61 (16.31%) MS Excel
2 39 (10.43%) MS Office
3 14 (3.74%) MS Visio
4 10 (2.67%) MS Project
5 2 (0.53%) Open Workbench
5 2 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.27%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 24 (6.42%) CA Clarity
2 2 (0.53%) SAP ERP
2 2 (0.53%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.27%) SAP FI-CA
3 1 (0.27%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.27%) LatentZero
3 1 (0.27%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.27%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.27%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.27%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.53%) SaaS
2 1 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 61 (16.31%) Firewall
2 47 (12.57%) LAN
3 36 (9.63%) WAN
4 35 (9.36%) SAN
5 33 (8.82%) NetScaler
6 31 (8.29%) DNS
7 28 (7.49%) Ethernet
8 27 (7.22%) Cisco Nexus
8 27 (7.22%) Internet
9 24 (6.42%) TCP/IP
10 23 (6.15%) VPN
10 23 (6.15%) DHCP
11 21 (5.61%) IPsec
11 21 (5.61%) SMTP
12 20 (5.35%) Wireless
13 19 (5.08%) BGP
14 17 (4.55%) MPLS
15 15 (4.01%) VoIP
16 14 (3.74%) Cisco IPT
16 14 (3.74%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (11.50%) SQL Server
2 24 (6.42%) DB2
3 22 (5.88%) Oracle Database
4 18 (4.81%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (4.01%) SQL Server 2005
6 14 (3.74%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
7 11 (2.94%) Oracle Database 10g
7 11 (2.94%) PowerCenter
8 10 (2.67%) Oracle Reports
9 9 (2.41%) Relational Database
10 8 (2.14%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (1.87%) MySQL
11 7 (1.87%) SQL Server 2000
12 5 (1.34%) Oracle Exadata
12 5 (1.34%) JasperReports
13 4 (1.07%) DataStage
14 3 (0.80%) SQL Server 7
15 2 (0.53%) Crystal Reports
15 2 (0.53%) DTS
Development Applications
1 14 (3.74%) ERwin
2 7 (1.87%) Introscope
3 6 (1.60%) Rational Rose
4 3 (0.80%) JIRA
4 3 (0.80%) ClearCase
5 2 (0.53%) PowerDesigner
5 2 (0.53%) ClearQuest
5 2 (0.53%) MSI
5 2 (0.53%) PVCS
5 2 (0.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (0.53%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.53%) ChangeMan
5 2 (0.53%) Wise Package Studio
5 2 (0.53%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.27%) Build Forge
6 1 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.27%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.27%) CA Gen
6 1 (0.27%) Subversion
6 1 (0.27%) Maven
General
1 74 (19.79%) Finance
2 29 (7.75%) Banking
3 13 (3.48%) Retail
4 9 (2.41%) Investment Banking
5 5 (1.34%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.07%) Advertising
7 3 (0.80%) French Language
7 3 (0.80%) Military
8 2 (0.53%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.53%) Publishing
8 2 (0.53%) Automotive
8 2 (0.53%) Legal
8 2 (0.53%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.53%) German Language
8 2 (0.53%) Marketing
9 1 (0.27%) Local Government
9 1 (0.27%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.27%) Law
9 1 (0.27%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 68 (18.18%) Analyst
2 38 (10.16%) Architect
3 37 (9.89%) Administrator
4 32 (8.56%) Consultant
5 26 (6.95%) Network Engineer
6 21 (5.61%) Systems Administrator
7 20 (5.35%) Support Engineer
8 19 (5.08%) Service Analyst
9 18 (4.81%) Business Analyst
10 15 (4.01%) Desktop Support
11 14 (3.74%) Developer
12 13 (3.48%) Project Manager
13 12 (3.21%) Support Analyst
14 11 (2.94%) Voice Engineer
14 11 (2.94%) Senior Systems Administrator
15 10 (2.67%) Technical Architect
16 9 (2.41%) Desktop Support Engineer
16 9 (2.41%) Service Desk Analyst
16 9 (2.41%) Desktop Engineer
16 9 (2.41%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (9.36%) Middleware
2 21 (5.61%) Web Services
3 10 (2.67%) Regular Expression
4 9 (2.41%) XML
5 6 (1.60%) WebSphere MQ
5 6 (1.60%) .NET
5 6 (1.60%) JMS
6 5 (1.34%) Oracle Fusion
6 5 (1.34%) J2EE
7 4 (1.07%) SOAP
7 4 (1.07%) LINQ
7 4 (1.07%) ISPF
7 4 (1.07%) .NET Framework
8 3 (0.80%) REST
8 3 (0.80%) Application Packaging
8 3 (0.80%) XSLT
8 3 (0.80%) X-Windows
9 2 (0.53%) JavaBeans
9 2 (0.53%) WSDL
9 2 (0.53%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 52 (13.90%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (8.56%) Mainframe
3 26 (6.95%) Blackberry
4 19 (5.08%) e-Health
5 15 (4.01%) Replication
6 14 (3.74%) Management Information System
6 14 (3.74%) PKI
7 11 (2.94%) Data Integration
8 10 (2.67%) Clustering
9 9 (2.41%) Data Structures
10 8 (2.14%) PMI
11 7 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (1.60%) IBM Mainframe
13 5 (1.34%) Derivative
13 5 (1.34%) Credit Risk
13 5 (1.34%) Market Risk
13 5 (1.34%) IVR
13 5 (1.34%) EMV
14 4 (1.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 4 (1.07%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 133 (35.56%) Windows
2 50 (13.37%) Linux
3 38 (10.16%) Windows Server 2003
4 37 (9.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 35 (9.36%) UNIX
6 30 (8.02%) Windows XP
6 30 (8.02%) Windows 7
7 18 (4.81%) Solaris
7 18 (4.81%) Oracle Linux
8 17 (4.55%) AIX
9 16 (4.28%) Windows Vista
10 12 (3.21%) zOS
10 12 (3.21%) SUSE
11 10 (2.67%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (1.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (1.34%) Android
13 5 (1.34%) Apple iOS
14 4 (1.07%) HPUX
15 3 (0.80%) Windows 2000 Server
15 3 (0.80%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (15.24%) ITIL
2 47 (12.57%) Change Management
3 46 (12.30%) Migration
4 45 (12.03%) Service Management
5 42 (11.23%) Project Management
6 28 (7.49%) Line Management
7 24 (6.42%) Load Balancing
8 21 (5.61%) Business Intelligence
9 18 (4.81%) ITSM
10 17 (4.55%) Configuration Management
11 16 (4.28%) Stakeholder Management
11 16 (4.28%) Capacity Management
12 15 (4.01%) Network Management
12 15 (4.01%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (4.01%) PRINCE2
13 14 (3.74%) Data Modelling
13 14 (3.74%) Service Delivery
14 13 (3.48%) Dimensional Modelling
14 13 (3.48%) Mentoring
14 13 (3.48%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (16.04%) SQL
2 16 (4.28%) Shell Script
2 16 (4.28%) PowerShell
3 15 (4.01%) PL/SQL
4 12 (3.21%) VBScript
5 11 (2.94%) VB
5 11 (2.94%) Java
6 9 (2.41%) C#
7 7 (1.87%) Perl
8 5 (1.34%) C
8 5 (1.34%) COBOL
9 4 (1.07%) REXX
9 4 (1.07%) JCL
10 2 (0.53%) VBA
10 2 (0.53%) Korn
11 1 (0.27%) Bourne shell
11 1 (0.27%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 81 (21.66%) Security Cleared
2 65 (17.38%) SC Cleared
3 31 (8.29%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (2.67%) CCNA
5 9 (2.41%) Degree
5 9 (2.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (2.41%) PMI Certification
6 8 (2.14%) ISSAP
7 7 (1.87%) CCNP
8 6 (1.60%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (1.34%) APMP
9 5 (1.34%) MCSE
10 4 (1.07%) ACCA
10 4 (1.07%) PMP
10 4 (1.07%) CISSP
10 4 (1.07%) CCIE
10 4 (1.07%) CIMA
10 4 (1.07%) PgMP
10 4 (1.07%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (8.02%) SLA
2 11 (2.94%) PCI DSS
3 9 (2.41%) QA
4 6 (1.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.80%) P3O
6 1 (0.27%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.27%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.27%) COBIT
6 1 (0.27%) GAAP
System Software
1 52 (13.90%) Active Directory
2 29 (7.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (5.88%) vSphere
4 19 (5.08%) Microsoft App-V
5 11 (2.94%) XenApp
5 11 (2.94%) XenDesktop
6 10 (2.67%) Firmware
6 10 (2.67%) FreeRADIUS
7 7 (1.87%) Hyper-V
7 7 (1.87%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 6 (1.60%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 5 (1.34%) ACF2
9 5 (1.34%) Terminal Services
10 4 (1.07%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.80%) DFS Replication
11 3 (0.80%) VMware ESX
11 3 (0.80%) RACF
12 1 (0.27%) Postfix
12 1 (0.27%) XenServer
12 1 (0.27%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 65 (17.38%) CA Spectrum
2 31 (8.29%) ARCserve
3 30 (8.02%) SCCM
4 21 (5.61%) HP SIM
5 15 (4.01%) Cisco CUCM
6 14 (3.74%) Control-M
7 12 (3.21%) Cisco UCCX
8 11 (2.94%) SCOM
8 11 (2.94%) Unicenter
9 10 (2.67%) Tivoli
10 8 (2.14%) Norton AntiVirus
10 8 (2.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 8 (2.14%) NetBackup
10 8 (2.14%) Backup Exec
10 8 (2.14%) BladeLogic
10 8 (2.14%) CA Wily
11 7 (1.87%) Cisco UCCE
12 6 (1.60%) CA SiteMinder
12 6 (1.60%) CA LISA
13 5 (1.34%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 107 (28.61%) Microsoft
2 75 (20.05%) Cisco
3 70 (18.72%) VMware
4 65 (17.38%) HP
5 64 (17.11%) Citrix
6 59 (15.78%) Oracle
7 54 (14.44%) IBM
8 35 (9.36%) CheckPoint
9 22 (5.88%) Symantec
10 21 (5.61%) ServiceNow
11 18 (4.81%) AppSense
11 18 (4.81%) Lumension
12 17 (4.55%) SAP
13 16 (4.28%) BMC
14 13 (3.48%) Splunk
14 13 (3.48%) Altiris
15 12 (3.21%) Remedy
16 11 (2.94%) Nimsoft
16 11 (2.94%) Informatica
17 10 (2.67%) Avaya
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