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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CA
Rank 386 426 410
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -16
Contract jobs citing CA 206 143 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.39% 0.30% 0.32%
As % of the Vendors category 0.86% 0.64% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 49 78
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £330 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.14% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 7
Average hourly rate £22.00 - £12.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.61 - £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.75 - £23.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 - £17.50
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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
23881 22408 24568
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.70% 46.46% 46.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 13824 12877 12857
Average daily rate £399 £388 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.96% +1.17%
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 1099 1030 1248
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.57 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 19 September 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 87 £413 +3.12% 14
South East +35 42 £300 -36.75% 5
North West +19 40 £400 +14.28% 2
West Midlands -13 14 £490 +23.27% 1
South West -40 9 £463 +11.90%
East of England -14 8 £519 +29.68% 1
North East - 4 £119 - 1
Yorkshire -4 2 - -
East Midlands - 1 - - 1
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UK

CA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 149 (38.40%) Windows
2 110 (28.35%) Microsoft
3 89 (22.94%) Finance
4 80 (20.62%) Security Cleared
5 72 (18.56%) Active Directory
5 72 (18.56%) Oracle
6 71 (18.30%) SC Cleared
7 70 (18.04%) SQL
8 65 (16.75%) VMware
9 62 (15.98%) Citrix
10 55 (14.18%) ITIL
11 54 (13.92%) Linux
11 54 (13.92%) MS Excel
11 54 (13.92%) HP
12 53 (13.66%) Migration
12 53 (13.66%) Change Management
13 51 (13.14%) Windows XP
13 51 (13.14%) Windows 7
13 51 (13.14%) SCCM
14 49 (12.63%) MS Office
14 49 (12.63%) Windows Server 2003
15 48 (12.37%) Cisco
16 47 (12.11%) IBM
17 46 (11.86%) SLA
18 45 (11.60%) SQL Server
19 42 (10.82%) Firewall
19 42 (10.82%) Analytical Skills
20 41 (10.57%) MS Exchange
21 40 (10.31%) Windows Server 2008
22 39 (10.05%) Blackberry

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 41 (10.57%) MS Exchange
2 28 (7.22%) SharePoint
3 22 (5.67%) Apache
4 17 (4.38%) Exchange Server 2007
5 14 (3.61%) IIS
5 14 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2003
6 13 (3.35%) Tomcat
6 13 (3.35%) Exchange Server 2010
7 11 (2.84%) WebSphere
7 11 (2.84%) CICS
8 8 (2.06%) WebLogic
9 7 (1.80%) IBM HTTP Server
10 6 (1.55%) WebSphere Application Server
10 6 (1.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 6 (1.55%) CMS
11 5 (1.29%) SharePoint Server
11 5 (1.29%) Exchange Server 5.5
11 5 (1.29%) Documentum
11 5 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2013
12 4 (1.03%) LiveLink
Applications
1 54 (13.92%) MS Excel
2 49 (12.63%) MS Office
3 9 (2.32%) MS Project
4 6 (1.55%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.77%) Open Workbench
6 1 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.26%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (4.64%) CA Clarity
2 2 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.26%) LatentZero
3 1 (0.26%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.26%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.26%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.26%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.26%) SAP FI-CA
3 1 (0.26%) Cordys
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.52%) SaaS
2 1 (0.26%) Office 365
2 1 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 42 (10.82%) Firewall
2 32 (8.25%) LAN
3 30 (7.73%) SAN
4 25 (6.44%) WAN
5 23 (5.93%) TCP/IP
5 23 (5.93%) DNS
6 21 (5.41%) DHCP
7 20 (5.15%) LDAP
8 18 (4.64%) Internet
8 18 (4.64%) VPN
8 18 (4.64%) Ethernet
9 17 (4.38%) Cisco Nexus
10 15 (3.87%) Wireless
11 14 (3.61%) SMTP
12 13 (3.35%) NetScaler
13 12 (3.09%) IPsec
14 10 (2.58%) SSL
14 10 (2.58%) BGP
14 10 (2.58%) Cisco IPT
15 9 (2.32%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (11.60%) SQL Server
2 32 (8.25%) Data Warehouse
3 30 (7.73%) Oracle Database
4 17 (4.38%) DB2
5 15 (3.87%) Oracle Database 10g
5 15 (3.87%) SQL Server 2008
5 15 (3.87%) Oracle Database 11g
6 13 (3.35%) SQL Server 2005
7 11 (2.84%) PowerCenter
7 11 (2.84%) Relational Database
8 8 (2.06%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (2.06%) Crystal Reports
9 5 (1.29%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (1.29%) Oracle Exadata
10 4 (1.03%) DTS
10 4 (1.03%) SQL Server 2000
11 3 (0.77%) DataStage
12 2 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.52%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.52%) Informix
Development Applications
1 26 (6.70%) ERwin
2 7 (1.80%) MSI
3 6 (1.55%) Rational Rose
3 6 (1.55%) Introscope
4 4 (1.03%) CA Gen
5 3 (0.77%) JIRA
5 3 (0.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (0.77%) Wise Package Studio
5 3 (0.77%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.52%) ClearCase
6 2 (0.52%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.52%) PVCS
6 2 (0.52%) PowerDesigner
6 2 (0.52%) ClearQuest
6 2 (0.52%) ChangeMan
6 2 (0.52%) StarTeam
7 1 (0.26%) Maven
7 1 (0.26%) Subversion
7 1 (0.26%) JMeter
General
1 89 (22.94%) Finance
2 37 (9.54%) Banking
3 19 (4.90%) Investment Banking
4 16 (4.12%) Retail
5 6 (1.55%) Private Banking
6 4 (1.03%) Advertising
7 3 (0.77%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.77%) Publishing
7 3 (0.77%) French Language
8 2 (0.52%) German Language
8 2 (0.52%) Automotive
9 1 (0.26%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.26%) Marketing
9 1 (0.26%) Local Government
9 1 (0.26%) Military
9 1 (0.26%) Front Office
9 1 (0.26%) Back Office
9 1 (0.26%) Electronics
9 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.26%) Hungarian Language
Job Titles
1 59 (15.21%) Analyst
2 41 (10.57%) Consultant
2 41 (10.57%) Architect
3 31 (7.99%) Support Engineer
3 31 (7.99%) Administrator
4 27 (6.96%) Desktop Support
5 21 (5.41%) Desktop Engineer
6 19 (4.90%) Support Analyst
7 18 (4.64%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 18 (4.64%) Developer
8 16 (4.12%) Network Engineer
9 15 (3.87%) Service Analyst
9 15 (3.87%) Business Analyst
10 14 (3.61%) Systems Administrator
11 12 (3.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 11 (2.84%) Project Manager
13 9 (2.32%) Data Architect
14 8 (2.06%) Technical Architect
14 8 (2.06%) Service Desk Analyst
15 7 (1.80%) Systems Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (7.22%) Web Services
2 25 (6.44%) Middleware
3 15 (3.87%) XML
4 10 (2.58%) HTML
5 8 (2.06%) Application Packaging
6 7 (1.80%) .NET
7 6 (1.55%) Regular Expression
7 6 (1.55%) JMS
7 6 (1.55%) .NET Framework
8 5 (1.29%) ISPF
8 5 (1.29%) LINQ
8 5 (1.29%) Oracle Fusion
9 4 (1.03%) WebSphere MQ
10 3 (0.77%) CSS
10 3 (0.77%) SOAP
10 3 (0.77%) Software Packaging
11 2 (0.52%) JavaBeans
11 2 (0.52%) EJB
11 2 (0.52%) J2EE
11 2 (0.52%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 42 (10.82%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (10.05%) Blackberry
3 37 (9.54%) Mainframe
4 15 (3.87%) Management Information System
5 13 (3.35%) Data Integration
6 11 (2.84%) PKI
7 9 (2.32%) Clustering
7 9 (2.32%) IBM Mainframe
8 7 (1.80%) PMI
9 6 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.55%) Firmware
9 6 (1.55%) e-Health
10 5 (1.29%) Credit Derivative
10 5 (1.29%) Derivative
10 5 (1.29%) Equity Derivative
10 5 (1.29%) Replication
10 5 (1.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 5 (1.29%) EMV
10 5 (1.29%) Credit Risk
10 5 (1.29%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 149 (38.40%) Windows
2 54 (13.92%) Linux
3 51 (13.14%) Windows XP
3 51 (13.14%) Windows 7
4 49 (12.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 40 (10.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 37 (9.54%) UNIX
7 30 (7.73%) Solaris
8 29 (7.47%) Windows Vista
9 17 (4.38%) AIX
10 15 (3.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 14 (3.61%) zOS
11 14 (3.61%) SUSE
12 12 (3.09%) Windows Server 2012
13 11 (2.84%) Oracle Linux
14 10 (2.58%) HPUX
15 6 (1.55%) Android
16 5 (1.29%) Apple iOS
17 4 (1.03%) Windows 2000
18 3 (0.77%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (14.18%) ITIL
2 53 (13.66%) Migration
2 53 (13.66%) Change Management
3 34 (8.76%) Project Management
4 26 (6.70%) Data Modelling
5 24 (6.19%) Service Management
6 23 (5.93%) Software Deployment
7 22 (5.67%) Load Balancing
8 19 (4.90%) Business Intelligence
8 19 (4.90%) Stakeholder Management
9 18 (4.64%) Business Analysis
9 18 (4.64%) Incident Management
9 18 (4.64%) Configuration Management
10 17 (4.38%) Data Architecture
10 17 (4.38%) Root Cause Analysis
11 16 (4.12%) ETL
11 16 (4.12%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (3.87%) PRINCE2
13 14 (3.61%) Change Control
14 13 (3.35%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 70 (18.04%) SQL
2 27 (6.96%) Shell Script
3 19 (4.90%) PowerShell
3 19 (4.90%) PL/SQL
4 18 (4.64%) VB
5 17 (4.38%) Java
6 14 (3.61%) Perl
7 9 (2.32%) C
7 9 (2.32%) VBScript
8 7 (1.80%) COBOL
8 7 (1.80%) JavaScript
9 6 (1.55%) C#
9 6 (1.55%) REXX
9 6 (1.55%) JCL
10 5 (1.29%) Bash Shell
11 4 (1.03%) Python
12 2 (0.52%) Bourne shell
12 2 (0.52%) VBA
12 2 (0.52%) Korn
13 1 (0.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 80 (20.62%) Security Cleared
2 71 (18.30%) SC Cleared
3 11 (2.84%) Degree
4 10 (2.58%) PMI Certification
5 8 (2.06%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (2.06%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (1.80%) ISSAP
6 7 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (1.29%) CIMA
7 5 (1.29%) ACCA
7 5 (1.29%) PMP
8 4 (1.03%) DV Cleared
8 4 (1.03%) APMP
8 4 (1.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (0.77%) CCIE
9 3 (0.77%) PgMP
10 2 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.52%) CCNP
10 2 (0.52%) CCNA
10 2 (0.52%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (11.86%) SLA
2 9 (2.32%) PCI DSS
3 8 (2.06%) QA
4 7 (1.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.77%) P3O
6 2 (0.52%) GAAP
7 1 (0.26%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.26%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.26%) FINREP
System Software
1 72 (18.56%) Active Directory
2 34 (8.76%) Microsoft App-V
3 30 (7.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (5.15%) vSphere
5 7 (1.80%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 7 (1.80%) XenApp
6 6 (1.55%) FreeRADIUS
6 6 (1.55%) ACF2
6 6 (1.55%) RACF
7 5 (1.29%) VMware ESX
8 4 (1.03%) XenDesktop
8 4 (1.03%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 4 (1.03%) Hyper-V
8 4 (1.03%) Terminal Services
9 3 (0.77%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.52%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.52%) DFS Replication
10 2 (0.52%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.26%) Samba
11 1 (0.26%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 51 (13.14%) SCCM
2 35 (9.02%) CA Spectrum
3 31 (7.99%) ARCserve
4 16 (4.12%) Unicenter
5 15 (3.87%) CA SiteMinder
6 13 (3.35%) Control-M
7 11 (2.84%) HP SIM
8 9 (2.32%) Norton AntiVirus
9 8 (2.06%) Tivoli
10 7 (1.80%) Nagios
11 6 (1.55%) CA Wily
11 6 (1.55%) CA LISA
11 6 (1.55%) Cisco CUCM
12 5 (1.29%) BladeLogic
12 5 (1.29%) Business Desktop Deployment
12 5 (1.29%) NetBackup
12 5 (1.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 5 (1.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 5 (1.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 5 (1.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 110 (28.35%) Microsoft
2 72 (18.56%) Oracle
3 65 (16.75%) VMware
4 62 (15.98%) Citrix
5 54 (13.92%) HP
6 48 (12.37%) Cisco
7 47 (12.11%) IBM
8 31 (7.99%) AppSense
9 30 (7.73%) Lumension
10 28 (7.22%) Symantec
11 22 (5.67%) SAP
12 21 (5.41%) Red Hat
13 20 (5.15%) CheckPoint
14 16 (4.12%) Informatica
15 15 (3.87%) Altiris
15 15 (3.87%) McAfee
16 13 (3.35%) ServiceNow
17 12 (3.09%) NetIQ
18 11 (2.84%) BMC
18 11 (2.84%) EMC
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