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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CA
Rank 46 25 33
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +8
Contract jobs citing CA 1 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.22% 0.60% 1.45%
As % of the Vendors category 0.53% 1.59% 3.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £341 £378 £355
% change year-on-year
-9.70% +6.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.25 £25.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+18.62% +54.54%
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North West

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
187 63 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 40.83% 37.95% 44.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 28 81
Average daily rate £323 £300 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 5 12
Average hourly rate £25.12 £15.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.06% -31.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £21.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £15.50 £27.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 16 (59.26%) SC Cleared
1 16 (59.26%) Security Cleared
2 14 (51.85%) Windows
3 13 (48.15%) Windows XP
3 13 (48.15%) Citrix
3 13 (48.15%) Blackberry
3 13 (48.15%) Microsoft App-V
3 13 (48.15%) AppSense
3 13 (48.15%) Windows Vista
3 13 (48.15%) SCCM
3 13 (48.15%) Lumension
4 12 (44.44%) Migration
5 11 (40.74%) ERwin
5 11 (40.74%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (40.74%) Shell Script
5 11 (40.74%) Informatica
5 11 (40.74%) PowerCenter
5 11 (40.74%) Data Modelling
5 11 (40.74%) ETL
5 11 (40.74%) PL/SQL
5 11 (40.74%) SQL
5 11 (40.74%) Oracle
5 11 (40.74%) Oracle Database
5 11 (40.74%) Physical Data Model
5 11 (40.74%) Dimensional Modelling
6 10 (37.04%) Windows 7
6 10 (37.04%) Software Deployment
6 10 (37.04%) MS Office
6 10 (37.04%) SLA
6 10 (37.04%) Microsoft

CA
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

Applications
1 10 (37.04%) MS Office
2 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) FTP
2 1 (3.70%) Kerberos
2 1 (3.70%) DNS
2 1 (3.70%) DHCP
2 1 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (40.74%) Data Warehouse
1 11 (40.74%) PowerCenter
1 11 (40.74%) Oracle Database
2 7 (25.93%) Oracle Database 10g
2 7 (25.93%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (40.74%) ERwin
2 6 (22.22%) Rational Rose
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) German Language
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Desktop Support
2 10 (37.04%) Support Engineer
3 9 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
3 9 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) DBA
5 2 (7.41%) Support Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Windows Support Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Build Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Data Build Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Desktop Technician
6 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (3.70%) Desktop Support Technician
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Support Specialist
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Support
6 1 (3.70%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (29.63%) Web Services
2 2 (7.41%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (48.15%) Blackberry
2 8 (29.63%) Data Integration
3 7 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (7.41%) Mainframe
5 1 (3.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 14 (51.85%) Windows
2 13 (48.15%) Windows XP
2 13 (48.15%) Windows Vista
3 10 (37.04%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Migration
2 11 (40.74%) Data Modelling
2 11 (40.74%) ETL
2 11 (40.74%) Physical Data Model
2 11 (40.74%) Dimensional Modelling
3 10 (37.04%) Software Deployment
4 8 (29.63%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (29.63%) EAI
4 8 (29.63%) Data Architecture
5 7 (25.93%) Business Analysis
6 3 (11.11%) TQM
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) Shell Script
1 11 (40.74%) PL/SQL
1 11 (40.74%) SQL
2 2 (7.41%) JCL
Qualifications
1 16 (59.26%) SC Cleared
1 16 (59.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (37.04%) SLA
2 1 (3.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (48.15%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.70%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 13 (48.15%) SCCM
2 1 (3.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (48.15%) Citrix
1 13 (48.15%) AppSense
1 13 (48.15%) Lumension
2 11 (40.74%) Informatica
2 11 (40.74%) Oracle
3 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.41%) TIBCO
5 1 (3.70%) NetIQ