The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CA products and/or services 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 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.

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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CA
Rank 333 338 344
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +6
Contract jobs citing CA 70 79 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.31% 0.33% 0.21%
As % of the Vendors category 0.69% 0.72% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 45 27
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £285 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £517 £670
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
-9.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £25.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+43.13% +37.83%
CA
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10136 10906 9687
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.54% 45.83% 46.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6883 7164 6077
Average daily rate £425 £425 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 246 234 301
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.50 £42.50
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 London

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

CA Jobs Demand Trend in London

CA
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

CA Daily Rate Trend in London

CA
Daily Rate Histogram in London

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

CA Daily Rate Histogram in London

CA
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

CA Hourly Rate Trend in London

CA
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CA within the London region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -5 15 £420 +15.86%
CA
England

CA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 49 (32.24%) Windows
2 46 (30.26%) CA Spectrum
3 43 (28.29%) Cisco
4 39 (25.66%) Firewall
4 39 (25.66%) Finance
5 34 (22.37%) Service Management
6 31 (20.39%) Citrix
7 30 (19.74%) Microsoft
8 29 (19.08%) NetScaler
9 27 (17.76%) Change Management
10 26 (17.11%) LAN
11 25 (16.45%) ITIL
11 25 (16.45%) IBM
11 25 (16.45%) Project Management
12 24 (15.79%) Oracle
12 24 (15.79%) UNIX
12 24 (15.79%) Line Management
13 23 (15.13%) WAN
13 23 (15.13%) Linux
13 23 (15.13%) VMware
14 21 (13.82%) Cisco Certification
14 21 (13.82%) SAN
14 21 (13.82%) CheckPoint
15 20 (13.16%) Migration
16 19 (12.50%) Banking
16 19 (12.50%) SQL
17 18 (11.84%) Middleware
17 18 (11.84%) TCP/IP
18 17 (11.18%) HP
18 17 (11.18%) VMware Infrastructure

CA
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 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 15 (9.87%) SharePoint
2 11 (7.24%) MS Exchange
3 8 (5.26%) OpenStack
4 6 (3.95%) IIS
5 5 (3.29%) Apache
5 5 (3.29%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (2.63%) LiveLink
7 3 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (1.97%) Lotus Domino
7 3 (1.97%) CMS
8 2 (1.32%) CICS
8 2 (1.32%) NetWeaver
8 2 (1.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.66%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (0.66%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.66%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.66%) JBoss
9 1 (0.66%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.66%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (7.24%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.26%) MS Office
3 4 (2.63%) MS Project
3 4 (2.63%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.66%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 13 (8.55%) CA Clarity
2 2 (1.32%) SAP ERP
2 2 (1.32%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.66%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.66%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.66%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.66%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (25.66%) Firewall
2 29 (19.08%) NetScaler
3 26 (17.11%) LAN
4 23 (15.13%) WAN
5 21 (13.82%) SAN
6 18 (11.84%) TCP/IP
7 15 (9.87%) DNS
8 14 (9.21%) Ethernet
8 14 (9.21%) Cisco Nexus
9 13 (8.55%) NAS
9 13 (8.55%) Cisco ICM
10 12 (7.89%) VPN
11 11 (7.24%) Wireless
12 10 (6.58%) IPsec
12 10 (6.58%) DHCP
12 10 (6.58%) Cisco IPT
13 8 (5.26%) BGP
13 8 (5.26%) MPLS
14 7 (4.61%) VoIP
14 7 (4.61%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.58%) DB2
3 7 (4.61%) Oracle Database
4 6 (3.95%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (3.95%) JasperReports
4 6 (3.95%) MySQL
5 5 (3.29%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (3.29%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.63%) Oracle Exadata
7 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.97%) ERwin
1 3 (1.97%) MSI
2 2 (1.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (1.32%) PowerDesigner
2 2 (1.32%) JIRA
2 2 (1.32%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.66%) Build Forge
3 1 (0.66%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.66%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.66%) Toad
3 1 (0.66%) Introscope
3 1 (0.66%) ChangeMan
General
1 39 (25.66%) Finance
2 19 (12.50%) Banking
3 7 (4.61%) Retail
3 7 (4.61%) Investment Banking
4 3 (1.97%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.97%) Advertising
5 2 (1.32%) Legal
5 2 (1.32%) Marketing
6 1 (0.66%) French Language
6 1 (0.66%) German Language
6 1 (0.66%) Local Government
6 1 (0.66%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.66%) Publishing
6 1 (0.66%) Front Office
6 1 (0.66%) Law
Job Titles
1 25 (16.45%) Analyst
2 16 (10.53%) Consultant
3 13 (8.55%) Network Engineer
3 13 (8.55%) Voice Engineer
4 10 (6.58%) Developer
4 10 (6.58%) Architect
5 8 (5.26%) Project Manager
5 8 (5.26%) Wintel Analyst
6 7 (4.61%) Business Analyst
6 7 (4.61%) Infrastructure Architect
7 6 (3.95%) Administrator
8 4 (2.63%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 4 (2.63%) Support Engineer
8 4 (2.63%) DBA
8 4 (2.63%) DB2 DBA
9 3 (1.97%) Systems Programmer
9 3 (1.97%) Cisco Engineer
9 3 (1.97%) Server Engineer
9 3 (1.97%) Author
9 3 (1.97%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (11.84%) Middleware
2 6 (3.95%) J2EE
3 4 (2.63%) XML
3 4 (2.63%) Oracle Fusion
3 4 (2.63%) Regular Expression
4 3 (1.97%) Web Services
4 3 (1.97%) .NET
5 2 (1.32%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.32%) MDX
5 2 (1.32%) LINQ
6 1 (0.66%) HTML
6 1 (0.66%) CSS
6 1 (0.66%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.55%) Mainframe
2 12 (7.89%) Replication
3 9 (5.92%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.61%) e-Health
5 6 (3.95%) Management Information System
6 5 (3.29%) Data Structures
7 4 (2.63%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (1.97%) Credit Risk
8 3 (1.97%) Market Risk
8 3 (1.97%) IBM Mainframe
8 3 (1.97%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.97%) Data Integration
8 3 (1.97%) EPoS
8 3 (1.97%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.97%) Derivative
9 2 (1.32%) Equity Derivative
9 2 (1.32%) SecurID
9 2 (1.32%) PKI
9 2 (1.32%) Credit Derivative
9 2 (1.32%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 49 (32.24%) Windows
2 24 (15.79%) UNIX
3 23 (15.13%) Linux
4 11 (7.24%) Oracle Linux
5 9 (5.92%) Solaris
6 7 (4.61%) zOS
7 5 (3.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (2.63%) SUSE
8 4 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (2.63%) Windows 7
8 4 (2.63%) AIX
9 3 (1.97%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.66%) VMS
10 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (22.37%) Service Management
2 27 (17.76%) Change Management
3 25 (16.45%) ITIL
3 25 (16.45%) Project Management
4 24 (15.79%) Line Management
5 20 (13.16%) Migration
6 14 (9.21%) Load Balancing
7 13 (8.55%) Contact Management
7 13 (8.55%) ITSM
8 12 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (7.24%) Low Latency
10 10 (6.58%) Capacity Management
10 10 (6.58%) Incident Management
11 8 (5.26%) Risk Management
11 8 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (4.61%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (4.61%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (3.95%) Analytics
13 6 (3.95%) Performance Monitoring
14 5 (3.29%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (12.50%) SQL
2 12 (7.89%) PowerShell
3 11 (7.24%) VBScript
4 10 (6.58%) C#
4 10 (6.58%) Java
5 6 (3.95%) Perl
6 4 (2.63%) VB
7 2 (1.32%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.32%) Korn
8 1 (0.66%) VBA
8 1 (0.66%) Python
8 1 (0.66%) REXX
8 1 (0.66%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (13.82%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (5.92%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.95%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.63%) CCIE
5 3 (1.97%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.97%) ACCA
5 3 (1.97%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (1.97%) MCITP
5 3 (1.97%) MCSE
6 2 (1.32%) Degree
6 2 (1.32%) APMP
6 2 (1.32%) CISA
6 2 (1.32%) CISM
6 2 (1.32%) CIMA
6 2 (1.32%) MBA
6 2 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.32%) CCNP
6 2 (1.32%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (1.97%) SLA
2 3 (1.97%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.66%) GAAP
3 1 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.66%) COBIT
3 1 (0.66%) QA
3 1 (0.66%) JSP 440
System Software
1 17 (11.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (7.24%) XenDesktop
3 9 (5.92%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 9 (5.92%) Hyper-V
4 8 (5.26%) XenApp
4 8 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (4.61%) Active Directory
6 5 (3.29%) vSphere
6 5 (3.29%) ACF2
7 4 (2.63%) FreeRADIUS
8 3 (1.97%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (1.97%) Firmware
8 3 (1.97%) RACF
9 2 (1.32%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.66%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 46 (30.26%) CA Spectrum
2 16 (10.53%) Cisco CUCM
3 15 (9.87%) SCOM
4 13 (8.55%) Cisco UCCX
5 12 (7.89%) SCCM
6 9 (5.92%) HP SIM
6 9 (5.92%) EdgeSight
6 9 (5.92%) SCVMM
6 9 (5.92%) Backup Exec
7 8 (5.26%) Cisco UCCE
7 8 (5.26%) Control-M
8 7 (4.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 7 (4.61%) BladeLogic
9 6 (3.95%) NetBackup
10 5 (3.29%) ARCserve
11 4 (2.63%) Norton AntiVirus
11 4 (2.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 3 (1.97%) Unicenter
12 3 (1.97%) Tivoli
12 3 (1.97%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 43 (28.29%) Cisco
2 31 (20.39%) Citrix
3 30 (19.74%) Microsoft
4 25 (16.45%) IBM
5 24 (15.79%) Oracle
6 23 (15.13%) VMware
7 21 (13.82%) CheckPoint
8 17 (11.18%) HP
9 14 (9.21%) ServiceNow
10 12 (7.89%) Veeam
10 12 (7.89%) BMC
11 11 (7.24%) Nimsoft
12 9 (5.92%) Veritas
12 9 (5.92%) Symantec
13 8 (5.26%) Dell
14 7 (4.61%) Nortel
14 7 (4.61%) SAP
14 7 (4.61%) Blue Coat
15 6 (3.95%) McAfee
15 6 (3.95%) Splunk