The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CA products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CA over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CA
Rank 28 29 46
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +17
Contract jobs citing CA 22 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 5.34% 2.91% 0.26%
As % of the Vendors category 10.38% 6.50% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 0
Average daily rate
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£363 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.31% +17.14%
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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 Lancashire region.

Vendors Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
212 123 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 51.46% 44.73% 52.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 52 112
Average daily rate £325 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 13
Average hourly rate £22.00 £15.00 £26.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% -43.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.60 £13.10 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £24.70 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £19.48 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.46% +2.52%

CA
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CA across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

CA Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

CA
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CA across the Lancashire region.

CA Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

CA
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CA across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

CA Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

CA
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CA across the Lancashire region.

CA Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

CA
Hourly Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CA across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

CA Hourly Rate Histogram in Lancashire

CA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 33 (71.74%) Windows
1 33 (71.74%) Security Cleared
2 32 (69.57%) SC Cleared
3 29 (63.04%) Windows Vista
3 29 (63.04%) SCCM
3 29 (63.04%) Citrix
3 29 (63.04%) Blackberry
3 29 (63.04%) Microsoft App-V
3 29 (63.04%) AppSense
4 27 (58.70%) Windows XP
4 27 (58.70%) Lumension
5 26 (56.52%) Windows 7
5 26 (56.52%) MS Office
5 26 (56.52%) Microsoft
6 24 (52.17%) SLA
6 24 (52.17%) Software Deployment
7 15 (32.61%) Active Directory
8 14 (30.43%) Oracle
9 11 (23.91%) SQL
9 11 (23.91%) Data Modelling
9 11 (23.91%) ERwin
10 10 (21.74%) Migration
10 10 (21.74%) TQM
10 10 (21.74%) ETL
10 10 (21.74%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (21.74%) Informatica
11 9 (19.57%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (19.57%) PL/SQL
11 9 (19.57%) Web Services
11 9 (19.57%) EAI

CA
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 1 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 26 (56.52%) MS Office
2 4 (8.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) FTP
2 1 (2.17%) Kerberos
2 1 (2.17%) DNS
2 1 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.17%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.74%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (19.57%) Oracle Database
3 8 (17.39%) Oracle Database 10g
3 8 (17.39%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (13.04%) PowerCenter
5 5 (10.87%) SQL Server
6 2 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (23.91%) ERwin
2 2 (4.35%) Rational Rose
General
1 2 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) German Language
Job Titles
1 21 (45.65%) Desktop Support
2 20 (43.48%) Support Engineer
3 17 (36.96%) Desktop Engineer
3 17 (36.96%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 6 (13.04%) Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (8.70%) Technical Support
6 3 (6.52%) Support Specialist
6 3 (6.52%) Technical Specialist
6 3 (6.52%) IT Consultant
6 3 (6.52%) Consultant
6 3 (6.52%) Technical Support Specialist
6 3 (6.52%) Data Modeller
7 2 (4.35%) Desktop Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Security Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Windows Support Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Desktop Technician
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Data Modeller
7 2 (4.35%) Security Support Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (19.57%) Web Services
2 2 (4.35%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 29 (63.04%) Blackberry
2 9 (19.57%) Data Integration
3 2 (4.35%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.17%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 33 (71.74%) Windows
2 29 (63.04%) Windows Vista
3 27 (58.70%) Windows XP
4 26 (56.52%) Windows 7
5 4 (8.70%) Linux
6 3 (6.52%) UNIX
6 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (6.52%) AIX
6 3 (6.52%) HPUX
6 3 (6.52%) Solaris
6 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (6.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (52.17%) Software Deployment
2 11 (23.91%) Data Modelling
3 10 (21.74%) ETL
3 10 (21.74%) TQM
3 10 (21.74%) Migration
4 9 (19.57%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (19.57%) Data Architecture
4 9 (19.57%) EAI
5 8 (17.39%) Business Analysis
6 6 (13.04%) Dimensional Modelling
7 3 (6.52%) Configuration Management
7 3 (6.52%) Change Control
7 3 (6.52%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (23.91%) SQL
2 9 (19.57%) PL/SQL
2 9 (19.57%) Shell Script
3 3 (6.52%) Perl
3 3 (6.52%) VB
4 2 (4.35%) JCL
Qualifications
1 33 (71.74%) Security Cleared
2 32 (69.57%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (52.17%) SLA
2 1 (2.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 29 (63.04%) Microsoft App-V
2 15 (32.61%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.17%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 29 (63.04%) SCCM
2 3 (6.52%) Unicenter
2 3 (6.52%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 29 (63.04%) Citrix
1 29 (63.04%) AppSense
2 27 (58.70%) Lumension
3 26 (56.52%) Microsoft
4 14 (30.43%) Oracle
5 10 (21.74%) Informatica
6 5 (10.87%) Business Objects
7 3 (6.52%) HP
7 3 (6.52%) Red Hat
8 2 (4.35%) TIBCO
9 1 (2.17%) NetIQ