The table below looks at the statistics for CA Spectrum skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CA Spectrum over the 3 months to 24 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CA Spectrum
Rank 382 409 384
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -25
Contract jobs citing CA Spectrum 21 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.092% 0.034% 0.019%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.15% 0.47% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 - £368
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.60 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Systems Management Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
1830 1693 1300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.04% 7.11% 6.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1303 1184 799
Average daily rate £450 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £297 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £534 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 28 54
Average hourly rate £21.50 £16.50 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.30% -25.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £13.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.11 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £21.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-6.23% -14.68%

CA Spectrum
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

CA Spectrum Jobs Demand Trend in London

CA Spectrum
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

CA Spectrum Daily Rate Trend in London

CA Spectrum
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CA Spectrum across the London region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

CA Spectrum Daily Rate Histogram in London

CA Spectrum
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing CA Spectrum 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 Spectrum.

1 46 (100.00%) CA
2 35 (76.09%) Cisco
3 32 (69.57%) Firewall
4 24 (52.17%) Service Management
4 24 (52.17%) Change Management
4 24 (52.17%) Line Management
5 20 (43.48%) NetScaler
5 20 (43.48%) Citrix
6 18 (39.13%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (39.13%) CheckPoint
7 16 (34.78%) Cisco CUCM
8 14 (30.43%) Cisco Nexus
8 14 (30.43%) Load Balancing
9 13 (28.26%) Cisco ICM
9 13 (28.26%) Contact Management
9 13 (28.26%) Cisco UCCX
10 12 (26.09%) DNS
10 12 (26.09%) LAN
11 10 (21.74%) WAN
11 10 (21.74%) DHCP
11 10 (21.74%) Ethernet
11 10 (21.74%) Windows
11 10 (21.74%) IPsec
11 10 (21.74%) Cisco IPT
12 9 (19.57%) Linux
13 8 (17.39%) VPN
13 8 (17.39%) MPLS
13 8 (17.39%) BGP
13 8 (17.39%) Cisco UCCE
14 7 (15.22%) Finance

CA Spectrum
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing CA Spectrum 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 Spectrum. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.70%) IIS
1 4 (8.70%) Apache
2 3 (6.52%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.35%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) MS Office
1 3 (6.52%) MS Excel
1 3 (6.52%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 32 (69.57%) Firewall
2 20 (43.48%) NetScaler
3 14 (30.43%) Cisco Nexus
4 13 (28.26%) Cisco ICM
5 12 (26.09%) LAN
5 12 (26.09%) DNS
6 10 (21.74%) WAN
6 10 (21.74%) DHCP
6 10 (21.74%) Ethernet
6 10 (21.74%) IPsec
6 10 (21.74%) Cisco IPT
7 8 (17.39%) VPN
7 8 (17.39%) MPLS
7 8 (17.39%) BGP
8 6 (13.04%) TCP/IP
8 6 (13.04%) Network Security
9 5 (10.87%) Wireshark
9 5 (10.87%) SNMP
9 5 (10.87%) Wireless
10 4 (8.70%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) SQL Server
1 4 (8.70%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (15.22%) Finance
2 5 (10.87%) Banking
3 3 (6.52%) Retail
3 3 (6.52%) Investment Banking
3 3 (6.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (28.26%) Network Engineer
1 13 (28.26%) Voice Engineer
2 3 (6.52%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
2 3 (6.52%) Author
2 3 (6.52%) Technical Author
2 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (6.52%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (4.35%) Network Support
3 2 (4.35%) Senior Support Engineer
3 2 (4.35%) Senior Network Support
3 2 (4.35%) Senior Network Support Engineer
3 2 (4.35%) Telephony Engineer
3 2 (4.35%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (4.35%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (4.35%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (4.35%) Operations Engineer
3 2 (4.35%) Network Operations Engineer
3 2 (4.35%) Project Manager
3 2 (4.35%) Support Engineer
3 2 (4.35%) Cisco Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.70%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) e-Health
2 3 (6.52%) EPoS
3 2 (4.35%) SecurID
4 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (21.74%) Windows
2 9 (19.57%) Linux
3 4 (8.70%) AIX
3 4 (8.70%) SUSE
3 4 (8.70%) Oracle Linux
4 3 (6.52%) UNIX
5 2 (4.35%) Windows XP
5 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (52.17%) Service Management
1 24 (52.17%) Change Management
1 24 (52.17%) Line Management
2 14 (30.43%) Load Balancing
3 13 (28.26%) Contact Management
4 5 (10.87%) ITIL
5 4 (8.70%) Configuration Management
5 4 (8.70%) Network Design
6 3 (6.52%) Problem Management
6 3 (6.52%) Network Management
7 2 (4.35%) High Availability
7 2 (4.35%) Low Latency
7 2 (4.35%) Time Management
7 2 (4.35%) Project Management
7 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2
8 1 (2.17%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.04%) SQL
2 2 (4.35%) Perl
3 1 (2.17%) VB
3 1 (2.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (39.13%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (10.87%) Security Cleared
3 4 (8.70%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.70%) CCIE
4 2 (4.35%) CCNP
4 2 (4.35%) CCNA
4 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.17%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.70%) vSphere
1 4 (8.70%) FreeRADIUS
2 3 (6.52%) Firmware
3 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (34.78%) Cisco CUCM
2 13 (28.26%) Cisco UCCX
3 8 (17.39%) Cisco UCCE
4 2 (4.35%) ARCserve
4 2 (4.35%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (2.17%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 46 (100.00%) CA
2 35 (76.09%) Cisco
3 20 (43.48%) Citrix
4 18 (39.13%) CheckPoint
5 6 (13.04%) Oracle
5 6 (13.04%) Splunk
6 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
7 4 (8.70%) Nortel
7 4 (8.70%) IBM
7 4 (8.70%) Juniper
7 4 (8.70%) NetIQ
7 4 (8.70%) McAfee
7 4 (8.70%) Radware
7 4 (8.70%) VMware
7 4 (8.70%) Riverbed
8 3 (6.52%) ServiceNow
9 2 (4.35%) SevOne
9 2 (4.35%) F5
9 2 (4.35%) Symantec
9 2 (4.35%) Avaya