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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CA
Rank 29 20 35
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +15
Contract jobs citing CA 19 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 4.61% 4.10% 2.48%
As % of the Vendors category 9.18% 9.09% 4.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 3
Average daily rate
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£375 - £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 - £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 - £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 - £14.50
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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
207 88 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 50.24% 45.13% 55.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 38 116
Average daily rate £325 £310 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -17.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £243 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £388 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 9
Average hourly rate £22.00 £11.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -51.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

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 24 October 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 24 October 2014.

CA Hourly Rate Histogram in Lancashire

CA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 24 (61.54%) Security Cleared
2 23 (58.97%) SC Cleared
3 21 (53.85%) Windows
4 19 (48.72%) Windows XP
4 19 (48.72%) Citrix
4 19 (48.72%) Blackberry
4 19 (48.72%) Microsoft App-V
4 19 (48.72%) AppSense
4 19 (48.72%) Lumension
4 19 (48.72%) Windows Vista
4 19 (48.72%) SCCM
5 17 (43.59%) Oracle
6 16 (41.03%) MS Office
6 16 (41.03%) SQL
6 16 (41.03%) Data Modelling
6 16 (41.03%) SLA
6 16 (41.03%) Microsoft
6 16 (41.03%) ERwin
6 16 (41.03%) Software Deployment
6 16 (41.03%) Windows 7
7 15 (38.46%) ETL
7 15 (38.46%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (38.46%) Informatica
8 14 (35.90%) PL/SQL
8 14 (35.90%) Oracle Database
9 13 (33.33%) Migration
10 12 (30.77%) Shell Script
10 12 (30.77%) Web Services
10 12 (30.77%) EAI
10 12 (30.77%) Business Intelligence

CA
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 16 (41.03%) MS Office
2 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) FTP
2 1 (2.56%) Kerberos
2 1 (2.56%) DNS
2 1 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.56%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (38.46%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (35.90%) Oracle Database
3 11 (28.21%) PowerCenter
4 10 (25.64%) Oracle Database 11g
4 10 (25.64%) Oracle Database 10g
5 7 (17.95%) SQL Server
6 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (41.03%) ERwin
2 6 (15.38%) Rational Rose
General
1 2 (5.13%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) German Language
Job Titles
1 15 (38.46%) Desktop Support
1 15 (38.46%) Support Engineer
2 13 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 13 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
3 4 (10.26%) Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) Data Modeller
5 2 (5.13%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Technical Support Specialist
5 2 (5.13%) Windows Support Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Senior Data Modeller
5 2 (5.13%) DBA
5 2 (5.13%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Technical Support
5 2 (5.13%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (5.13%) Support Specialist
5 2 (5.13%) Administrator
6 1 (2.56%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Design Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (30.77%) Web Services
2 2 (5.13%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (48.72%) Blackberry
2 12 (30.77%) Data Integration
3 10 (25.64%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.13%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 21 (53.85%) Windows
2 19 (48.72%) Windows XP
2 19 (48.72%) Windows Vista
3 16 (41.03%) Windows 7
4 2 (5.13%) Linux
5 1 (2.56%) UNIX
5 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.56%) AIX
5 1 (2.56%) HPUX
5 1 (2.56%) Solaris
5 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (41.03%) Data Modelling
1 16 (41.03%) Software Deployment
2 15 (38.46%) ETL
3 13 (33.33%) Migration
4 12 (30.77%) EAI
4 12 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (30.77%) Data Architecture
5 11 (28.21%) Business Analysis
5 11 (28.21%) Dimensional Modelling
6 7 (17.95%) TQM
7 1 (2.56%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.56%) Change Control
7 1 (2.56%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 16 (41.03%) SQL
2 14 (35.90%) PL/SQL
3 12 (30.77%) Shell Script
4 2 (5.13%) JCL
5 1 (2.56%) Perl
5 1 (2.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (61.54%) Security Cleared
2 23 (58.97%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (41.03%) SLA
2 1 (2.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (48.72%) Microsoft App-V
2 9 (23.08%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.56%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 19 (48.72%) SCCM
2 1 (2.56%) SCOM
2 1 (2.56%) Unicenter
2 1 (2.56%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 19 (48.72%) Citrix
1 19 (48.72%) AppSense
1 19 (48.72%) Lumension
2 17 (43.59%) Oracle
3 16 (41.03%) Microsoft
4 15 (38.46%) Informatica
5 5 (12.82%) Business Objects
6 2 (5.13%) TIBCO
7 1 (2.56%) NetIQ
7 1 (2.56%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.56%) HP