The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Lancashire region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CA
Rank 27 28 47
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +19
Contract jobs citing CA 21 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 4.79% 3.28% 0.23%
As % of the Vendors category 9.81% 7.20% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 0
Average daily rate
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£390 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £295 £337
% change year-on-year
+35.59% -12.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 0
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.87 £20.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+6.65% -4.65%
Vendors Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
214 125 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 48.86% 45.62% 50.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 50 103
Average daily rate £341 £310 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.08% -22.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £350 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 18 11
Average hourly rate £21.87 £20.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.65% -41.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £14.40 £17.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £32.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
CA
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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 31 July 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 31 July 2014.

CA Hourly Rate Histogram in Lancashire

CA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (78.57%) Windows
2 31 (73.81%) Security Cleared
3 30 (71.43%) SC Cleared
4 29 (69.05%) Windows 7
4 29 (69.05%) Microsoft
4 29 (69.05%) Citrix
5 28 (66.67%) Blackberry
5 28 (66.67%) MS Office
5 28 (66.67%) SCCM
5 28 (66.67%) Windows Vista
5 28 (66.67%) Microsoft App-V
5 28 (66.67%) AppSense
6 27 (64.29%) SLA
7 26 (61.90%) Windows XP
7 26 (61.90%) Lumension
7 26 (61.90%) Software Deployment
8 18 (42.86%) Active Directory
9 13 (30.95%) TQM
9 13 (30.95%) Oracle
10 10 (23.81%) SQL
11 9 (21.43%) Data Modelling
11 9 (21.43%) Informatica
11 9 (21.43%) ERwin
12 8 (19.05%) Migration
12 8 (19.05%) ETL
12 8 (19.05%) Web Services
12 8 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (19.05%) EAI
12 8 (19.05%) Data Integration

CA
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (2.38%) IIS
1 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.38%) SAS
1 1 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 28 (66.67%) MS Office
2 4 (9.52%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) LAN
1 1 (2.38%) WAN
1 1 (2.38%) DHCP
1 1 (2.38%) Kerberos
1 1 (2.38%) DNS
1 1 (2.38%) SAN
1 1 (2.38%) Firewall
1 1 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
2 7 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 7 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 4 (9.52%) PowerCenter
4 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.38%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 9 (21.43%) ERwin
General
1 1 (2.38%) German Language
Job Titles
1 20 (47.62%) Desktop Support
2 19 (45.24%) Support Engineer
3 16 (38.10%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 16 (38.10%) Desktop Engineer
4 6 (14.29%) Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (9.52%) Technical Support
6 3 (7.14%) Technical Support Specialist
6 3 (7.14%) Data Modeller
6 3 (7.14%) IT Consultant
6 3 (7.14%) Consultant
6 3 (7.14%) Technical Specialist
6 3 (7.14%) Support Specialist
7 2 (4.76%) Desktop Support Technician
7 2 (4.76%) Support Technician
7 2 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Desktop Technician
7 2 (4.76%) Senior Data Modeller
7 2 (4.76%) Security Support Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.05%) Web Services
2 1 (2.38%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 28 (66.67%) Blackberry
2 8 (19.05%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.38%) Clustering
3 1 (2.38%) PKI
3 1 (2.38%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 33 (78.57%) Windows
2 29 (69.05%) Windows 7
3 28 (66.67%) Windows Vista
4 26 (61.90%) Windows XP
5 4 (9.52%) Linux
5 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (7.14%) UNIX
6 3 (7.14%) AIX
6 3 (7.14%) HPUX
6 3 (7.14%) Solaris
7 1 (2.38%) MVS
7 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (61.90%) Software Deployment
2 13 (30.95%) TQM
3 9 (21.43%) Data Modelling
4 8 (19.05%) ETL
4 8 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (19.05%) Migration
4 8 (19.05%) Data Architecture
4 8 (19.05%) EAI
5 7 (16.67%) Business Analysis
6 4 (9.52%) Dimensional Modelling
7 3 (7.14%) Configuration Management
7 3 (7.14%) Change Control
7 3 (7.14%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (23.81%) SQL
2 7 (16.67%) PL/SQL
2 7 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 3 (7.14%) Perl
3 3 (7.14%) VB
4 1 (2.38%) REXX
4 1 (2.38%) JCL
4 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.38%) SELCOPY
Qualifications
1 31 (73.81%) Security Cleared
2 30 (71.43%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (64.29%) SLA
2 1 (2.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 28 (66.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 18 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.38%) ISA Server
3 1 (2.38%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 28 (66.67%) SCCM
2 3 (7.14%) Unicenter
2 3 (7.14%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.38%) SCOM
3 1 (2.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 29 (69.05%) Microsoft
1 29 (69.05%) Citrix
2 28 (66.67%) AppSense
3 26 (61.90%) Lumension
4 13 (30.95%) Oracle
5 9 (21.43%) Informatica
6 6 (14.29%) Business Objects
7 4 (9.52%) HP
8 3 (7.14%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.38%) NetIQ
9 1 (2.38%) Open Text
9 1 (2.38%) VMware
9 1 (2.38%) Siebel
9 1 (2.38%) IronPort