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 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CA
Rank 383 394 423
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +29
Contract jobs citing CA 176 145 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.39% 0.33% 0.24%
As % of the Vendors category 0.84% 0.71% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 82 56
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£413 £400 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +4.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £224 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £545 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £375 £373
% change year-on-year
-0.62% +0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 3
Average hourly rate £14.40 £25.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.52% +15.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.08 £12.40 £21.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.72 £31.41 £36.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.40 £19.25 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-25.19% -10.46%
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
20941 20363 19274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.94% 45.67% 46.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 12460 11591 10375
Average daily rate £400 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £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 918 910 1252
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -12.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £11.00 £10.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £39.31 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 January 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
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 January 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 +9 68 £463 +15.62% 7
South East +14 53 £300 -20.58% 3
North West +16 22 £466 +33.21% 1
South West -17 11 £540 +20.00% 1
North East -21 9 £311 +35.32%
East Midlands +21 6 £295 +1.72% 1
West Midlands +3 5 £410 -6.28% 1
East of England - 3 £600 - 4
Yorkshire - - - - 2
CA
UK

CA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 123 (33.79%) Windows
2 114 (31.32%) Microsoft
3 81 (22.25%) Cisco
4 80 (21.98%) ITIL
5 77 (21.15%) VMware
6 76 (20.88%) Security Cleared
6 76 (20.88%) HP
7 74 (20.33%) Firewall
8 68 (18.68%) Finance
9 64 (17.58%) IBM
10 60 (16.48%) Citrix
11 59 (16.21%) SC Cleared
12 58 (15.93%) Linux
12 58 (15.93%) CA Spectrum
13 55 (15.11%) UNIX
13 55 (15.11%) Oracle
13 55 (15.11%) LAN
14 54 (14.84%) SharePoint
15 50 (13.74%) MS Excel
15 50 (13.74%) Analytical Skills
16 49 (13.46%) Service Management
17 45 (12.36%) CheckPoint
18 43 (11.81%) SQL
19 42 (11.54%) SQL Server
19 42 (11.54%) Change Management
20 41 (11.26%) Project Management
20 41 (11.26%) SAN
20 41 (11.26%) Cisco Certification
21 40 (10.99%) WAN
21 40 (10.99%) NetScaler

CA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 54 (14.84%) SharePoint
2 34 (9.34%) MS Exchange
3 21 (5.77%) IIS
4 17 (4.67%) CICS
5 16 (4.40%) Apache
6 15 (4.12%) Exchange Server 2007
7 13 (3.57%) WebSphere
7 13 (3.57%) OpenStack
8 11 (3.02%) WebLogic
8 11 (3.02%) Tomcat
9 8 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2010
9 8 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2013
9 8 (2.20%) SharePoint Server
10 7 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2003
11 5 (1.37%) iPlanet
11 5 (1.37%) JBoss
11 5 (1.37%) CMS
12 4 (1.10%) IBM HTTP Server
12 4 (1.10%) Exchange Server 5.5
12 4 (1.10%) MQSeries
Applications
1 50 (13.74%) MS Excel
2 24 (6.59%) MS Office
3 9 (2.47%) MS Visio
4 8 (2.20%) MS Project
5 5 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.27%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 17 (4.67%) CA Clarity
2 5 (1.37%) SAP FI
2 5 (1.37%) SAP FI/CO
2 5 (1.37%) SAP CO
3 4 (1.10%) SAP FI-AP
4 1 (0.27%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.27%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.27%) SAP FI-CA
4 1 (0.27%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.55%) SaaS
2 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 74 (20.33%) Firewall
2 55 (15.11%) LAN
3 41 (11.26%) SAN
4 40 (10.99%) WAN
4 40 (10.99%) NetScaler
5 36 (9.89%) VPN
6 35 (9.62%) TCP/IP
7 34 (9.34%) Wireless
8 29 (7.97%) Internet
9 28 (7.69%) DNS
10 27 (7.42%) Cisco Nexus
11 26 (7.14%) IPsec
11 26 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
12 25 (6.87%) SSL
13 24 (6.59%) DHCP
13 24 (6.59%) MPLS
14 23 (6.32%) Network Security
14 23 (6.32%) Ethernet
15 22 (6.04%) OSPF
16 20 (5.49%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 22 (6.04%) DB2
3 19 (5.22%) Oracle Database
4 16 (4.40%) SQL Server 2005
5 12 (3.30%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (3.30%) Oracle Database 11g
6 11 (3.02%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (2.47%) Oracle Reports
7 9 (2.47%) Relational Database
8 8 (2.20%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (2.20%) MySQL
8 8 (2.20%) SQL Server 2000
9 7 (1.92%) PowerCenter
9 7 (1.92%) DataStage
10 6 (1.65%) JasperReports
11 3 (0.82%) SQL Server 7
11 3 (0.82%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (0.55%) Oracle Exadata
12 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 2 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (3.57%) ERwin
2 9 (2.47%) Eclipse
2 9 (2.47%) JUnit
2 9 (2.47%) Maven
3 8 (2.20%) TeamCity
4 7 (1.92%) Introscope
5 6 (1.65%) Rational Rose
6 4 (1.10%) MSI
7 3 (0.82%) PowerDesigner
7 3 (0.82%) JIRA
8 2 (0.55%) Wise Package Studio
8 2 (0.55%) Git (software)
8 2 (0.55%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (0.55%) PVCS
9 1 (0.27%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.27%) AdminStudio
9 1 (0.27%) Toad
9 1 (0.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.27%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.27%) ClearCase
General
1 68 (18.68%) Finance
2 31 (8.52%) Banking
3 17 (4.67%) Telecoms
4 9 (2.47%) Investment Banking
5 8 (2.20%) Retail
6 7 (1.92%) Military
7 5 (1.37%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.82%) Law
8 3 (0.82%) Advertising
9 2 (0.55%) Automotive
9 2 (0.55%) Legal
10 1 (0.27%) Local Government
10 1 (0.27%) Marketing
10 1 (0.27%) German Language
10 1 (0.27%) Electronics
10 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.27%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.27%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 66 (18.13%) Analyst
2 43 (11.81%) Architect
3 37 (10.16%) Administrator
4 28 (7.69%) Consultant
5 27 (7.42%) Network Engineer
6 19 (5.22%) Systems Administrator
7 18 (4.95%) Business Analyst
8 17 (4.67%) Developer
9 16 (4.40%) Service Analyst
10 14 (3.85%) Voice Engineer
10 14 (3.85%) Security Engineer
10 14 (3.85%) Technical Architect
11 13 (3.57%) Wintel Analyst
12 11 (3.02%) Support Engineer
13 10 (2.75%) Network Analyst
13 10 (2.75%) Senior Systems Administrator
13 10 (2.75%) Desktop Support
14 9 (2.47%) Network Security Engineer
15 8 (2.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 8 (2.20%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (10.44%) Middleware
2 12 (3.30%) Web Services
3 9 (2.47%) Regular Expression
4 7 (1.92%) SOAP
4 7 (1.92%) REST
5 6 (1.65%) J2EE
5 6 (1.65%) XML
6 4 (1.10%) HTML
7 3 (0.82%) X-Windows
7 3 (0.82%) CSS
7 3 (0.82%) Application Packaging
8 2 (0.55%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (0.55%) Software Packaging
8 2 (0.55%) ISPF
8 2 (0.55%) Ajax
8 2 (0.55%) XHTML
8 2 (0.55%) XSLT
8 2 (0.55%) EJB
8 2 (0.55%) .NET
8 2 (0.55%) JavaBeans
Miscellaneous
1 50 (13.74%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (7.69%) Mainframe
3 26 (7.14%) e-Health
4 24 (6.59%) Replication
5 14 (3.85%) Management Information System
6 13 (3.57%) Blackberry
6 13 (3.57%) SecurID
7 11 (3.02%) Clustering
8 10 (2.75%) PKI
9 9 (2.47%) VSAM
10 8 (2.20%) PMI
11 6 (1.65%) Data Integration
12 5 (1.37%) Client/Server
12 5 (1.37%) IVR
12 5 (1.37%) Mobile App
12 5 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (1.10%) Data Structures
13 4 (1.10%) Mobile Banking
13 4 (1.10%) Computer Science
14 3 (0.82%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 123 (33.79%) Windows
2 58 (15.93%) Linux
3 55 (15.11%) UNIX
4 34 (9.34%) Windows Server 2003
5 33 (9.07%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (6.59%) Solaris
7 18 (4.95%) AIX
8 14 (3.85%) Oracle Linux
9 13 (3.57%) zOS
9 13 (3.57%) Windows 7
10 12 (3.30%) Windows XP
11 11 (3.02%) SUSE
12 10 (2.75%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (2.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (1.92%) Windows Vista
14 4 (1.10%) Android
14 4 (1.10%) Apple iOS
14 4 (1.10%) MVS
15 3 (0.82%) Windows 2000
15 3 (0.82%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (21.98%) ITIL
2 49 (13.46%) Service Management
3 42 (11.54%) Change Management
4 41 (11.26%) Project Management
5 35 (9.62%) Migration
6 30 (8.24%) ITSM
6 30 (8.24%) Line Management
7 21 (5.77%) Load Balancing
8 19 (5.22%) Network Management
9 18 (4.95%) Incident Management
10 17 (4.67%) Stakeholder Management
11 16 (4.40%) Low Latency
12 15 (4.12%) Capacity Management
13 14 (3.85%) Contact Management
13 14 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
14 13 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
14 13 (3.57%) Data Modelling
14 13 (3.57%) Validation
15 12 (3.30%) Mentoring
15 12 (3.30%) eTOM
Programming Languages
1 43 (11.81%) SQL
2 24 (6.59%) Java
2 24 (6.59%) PowerShell
3 18 (4.95%) VBScript
4 16 (4.40%) Shell Script
5 13 (3.57%) C#
6 9 (2.47%) COBOL
7 7 (1.92%) PL/SQL
7 7 (1.92%) VB
8 6 (1.65%) Perl
9 4 (1.10%) C
10 2 (0.55%) Korn
10 2 (0.55%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.55%) JCL
10 2 (0.55%) REXX
Qualifications
1 76 (20.88%) Security Cleared
2 59 (16.21%) SC Cleared
3 41 (11.26%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (5.22%) Degree
5 16 (4.40%) CCNP
6 13 (3.57%) CISSP
7 12 (3.30%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (2.75%) CCNA
9 9 (2.47%) PMI Certification
10 8 (2.20%) ISSAP
10 8 (2.20%) MCSE
11 6 (1.65%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (1.37%) DV Cleared
12 5 (1.37%) APMP
13 4 (1.10%) PgMP
13 4 (1.10%) MCITP
13 4 (1.10%) PMP
14 3 (0.82%) ACCA
14 3 (0.82%) CCIE
14 3 (0.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.67%) SLA
2 14 (3.85%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.92%) QA
4 3 (0.82%) P3O
5 2 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.27%) GAAP
6 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.27%) COBIT
6 1 (0.27%) JSP 440
System Software
1 34 (9.34%) Active Directory
2 33 (9.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (6.32%) XenDesktop
4 17 (4.67%) vSphere
4 17 (4.67%) XenApp
5 15 (4.12%) Hyper-V
6 14 (3.85%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 13 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (2.47%) Firmware
8 9 (2.47%) Microsoft App-V
8 9 (2.47%) FreeRADIUS
9 6 (1.65%) VMware ESX
10 5 (1.37%) Terminal Services
11 4 (1.10%) ACF2
11 4 (1.10%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 3 (0.82%) RACF
12 3 (0.82%) DFS Replication
13 2 (0.55%) ProxySG
14 1 (0.27%) VMware Workstation
14 1 (0.27%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 58 (15.93%) CA Spectrum
2 28 (7.69%) HP SIM
3 26 (7.14%) ARCserve
4 24 (6.59%) SCCM
5 23 (6.32%) CA SiteMinder
6 20 (5.49%) SCOM
7 17 (4.67%) Cisco CUCM
8 15 (4.12%) Tivoli
9 14 (3.85%) Cisco UCCX
9 14 (3.85%) EdgeSight
9 14 (3.85%) SCVMM
10 9 (2.47%) NetBackup
10 9 (2.47%) Backup Exec
10 9 (2.47%) Cisco UCCE
10 9 (2.47%) CA Wily
11 8 (2.20%) Unicenter
12 7 (1.92%) Control-M
12 7 (1.92%) Red Hat Satellite
13 6 (1.65%) CiscoWorks
13 6 (1.65%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 114 (31.32%) Microsoft
2 81 (22.25%) Cisco
3 77 (21.15%) VMware
4 76 (20.88%) HP
5 64 (17.58%) IBM
6 60 (16.48%) Citrix
7 55 (15.11%) Oracle
8 45 (12.36%) CheckPoint
9 30 (8.24%) ServiceNow
10 22 (6.04%) SAP
11 21 (5.77%) F5
12 20 (5.49%) Red Hat
13 19 (5.22%) BMC
14 17 (4.67%) Symantec
14 17 (4.67%) Veeam
14 17 (4.67%) Nimsoft
15 16 (4.40%) Dell
16 14 (3.85%) Veritas
17 12 (3.30%) Fortinet
17 12 (3.30%) Blue Coat
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