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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CA
Rank 339 351 343
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -8
Contract jobs citing CA 76 71 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.32% 0.29% 0.20%
As % of the Vendors category 0.72% 0.63% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 41 31
Average daily rate
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£423 £420 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% -11.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £725
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-15.62% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.25 £25.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+18.62% +54.54%
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
10611 11288 10316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.10% 45.56% 46.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 7281 7451 6438
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 266 234 299
Average hourly rate £17.87 £17.68 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.07% -11.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £33.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +19 16 £420 +20.00% 1
CA
England

CA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 48 (28.92%) CA Spectrum
2 47 (28.31%) Windows
3 45 (27.11%) Cisco
4 41 (24.70%) Firewall
5 38 (22.89%) Finance
6 31 (18.67%) Service Management
7 29 (17.47%) Oracle
8 28 (16.87%) Citrix
8 28 (16.87%) Change Management
9 27 (16.27%) Linux
9 27 (16.27%) NetScaler
10 26 (15.66%) UNIX
10 26 (15.66%) LAN
11 25 (15.06%) IBM
12 24 (14.46%) Microsoft
12 24 (14.46%) CheckPoint
13 23 (13.86%) WAN
13 23 (13.86%) ITIL
13 23 (13.86%) Line Management
14 22 (13.25%) SQL
14 22 (13.25%) Project Management
15 20 (12.05%) VMware
15 20 (12.05%) Cisco Certification
15 20 (12.05%) Banking
16 19 (11.45%) Middleware
17 18 (10.84%) Migration
17 18 (10.84%) SAN
18 17 (10.24%) Ethernet
18 17 (10.24%) Load Balancing
18 17 (10.24%) Cisco Nexus

CA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 11 (6.63%) MS Exchange
2 10 (6.02%) SharePoint
3 7 (4.22%) IIS
4 6 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (3.61%) Apache
5 5 (3.01%) WebSphere
6 4 (2.41%) OpenStack
6 4 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (2.41%) LiveLink
7 3 (1.81%) Lotus Domino
7 3 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (1.20%) CICS
8 2 (1.20%) NetWeaver
8 2 (1.20%) SAS
8 2 (1.20%) CMS
8 2 (1.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.60%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (0.60%) JBoss
9 1 (0.60%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.60%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 12 (7.23%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.02%) MS Office
3 8 (4.82%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.41%) MS Project
5 1 (0.60%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 13 (7.83%) CA Clarity
2 2 (1.20%) SAP BPC
2 2 (1.20%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.60%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.60%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.60%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.60%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.60%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.20%) SaaS
2 1 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (24.70%) Firewall
2 27 (16.27%) NetScaler
3 26 (15.66%) LAN
4 23 (13.86%) WAN
5 18 (10.84%) SAN
6 17 (10.24%) Ethernet
6 17 (10.24%) Cisco Nexus
7 16 (9.64%) DNS
8 13 (7.83%) IPsec
8 13 (7.83%) VPN
9 12 (7.23%) Cisco IPT
9 12 (7.23%) DHCP
10 11 (6.63%) TCP/IP
10 11 (6.63%) Wireless
10 11 (6.63%) Cisco ICM
11 10 (6.02%) BGP
12 9 (5.42%) NAS
13 8 (4.82%) Internet
13 8 (4.82%) MPLS
14 7 (4.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.23%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.63%) DB2
3 10 (6.02%) Oracle Database
4 7 (4.22%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (4.22%) Relational Database
5 5 (3.01%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (3.01%) MySQL
5 5 (3.01%) JasperReports
5 5 (3.01%) Oracle Exadata
6 4 (2.41%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (2.41%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.60%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (1.81%) ERwin
1 3 (1.81%) JIRA
2 2 (1.20%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.20%) PowerDesigner
2 2 (1.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (1.20%) ChangeMan
3 1 (0.60%) MSI
3 1 (0.60%) Introscope
3 1 (0.60%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.60%) Ant
3 1 (0.60%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.60%) Toad
3 1 (0.60%) Maven
3 1 (0.60%) Subversion
3 1 (0.60%) Build Forge
3 1 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.60%) SoapUI
General
1 38 (22.89%) Finance
2 20 (12.05%) Banking
3 9 (5.42%) Investment Banking
4 8 (4.82%) Retail
5 4 (2.41%) Advertising
6 3 (1.81%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.20%) French Language
7 2 (1.20%) Marketing
7 2 (1.20%) Legal
8 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.60%) Publishing
8 1 (0.60%) Law
8 1 (0.60%) Front Office
8 1 (0.60%) German Language
8 1 (0.60%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 24 (14.46%) Analyst
2 19 (11.45%) Consultant
3 16 (9.64%) Network Engineer
4 14 (8.43%) Architect
5 10 (6.02%) Voice Engineer
5 10 (6.02%) Developer
6 8 (4.82%) Infrastructure Architect
6 8 (4.82%) Project Manager
7 7 (4.22%) Business Analyst
7 7 (4.22%) Administrator
8 6 (3.61%) Support Engineer
9 4 (2.41%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (2.41%) Wintel Analyst
9 4 (2.41%) Server Engineer
9 4 (2.41%) DB2 DBA
9 4 (2.41%) Systems Programmer
9 4 (2.41%) Enterprise Architect
9 4 (2.41%) .NET Developer
9 4 (2.41%) C# Developer
9 4 (2.41%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (11.45%) Middleware
2 8 (4.82%) Web Services
3 6 (3.61%) XML
4 5 (3.01%) JMS
4 5 (3.01%) .NET
4 5 (3.01%) J2EE
4 5 (3.01%) Oracle Fusion
4 5 (3.01%) Regular Expression
5 4 (2.41%) LINQ
5 4 (2.41%) .NET Framework
5 4 (2.41%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (1.20%) ISPF
6 2 (1.20%) MDX
7 1 (0.60%) XSLT
7 1 (0.60%) CSS
7 1 (0.60%) SOAP
7 1 (0.60%) HTML
7 1 (0.60%) Swing
7 1 (0.60%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.83%) Mainframe
2 8 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.82%) Replication
3 7 (4.22%) e-Health
3 7 (4.22%) Data Structures
4 6 (3.61%) PKI
5 5 (3.01%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.01%) Derivative
5 5 (3.01%) Credit Risk
5 5 (3.01%) Market Risk
6 4 (2.41%) Algorithms
6 4 (2.41%) Enterprise Storage
6 4 (2.41%) Credit Derivative
6 4 (2.41%) Equity Derivative
6 4 (2.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (2.41%) EMV
7 3 (1.81%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.81%) EPoS
7 3 (1.81%) PMI
7 3 (1.81%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 47 (28.31%) Windows
2 27 (16.27%) Linux
3 26 (15.66%) UNIX
4 13 (7.83%) Oracle Linux
5 11 (6.63%) Solaris
6 7 (4.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (4.22%) zOS
7 5 (3.01%) SUSE
7 5 (3.01%) AIX
7 5 (3.01%) Windows 7
7 5 (3.01%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (2.41%) Apple iOS
8 4 (2.41%) Android
8 4 (2.41%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.60%) VMS
9 1 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (18.67%) Service Management
2 28 (16.87%) Change Management
3 23 (13.86%) ITIL
3 23 (13.86%) Line Management
4 22 (13.25%) Project Management
5 18 (10.84%) Migration
6 17 (10.24%) Load Balancing
7 13 (7.83%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (6.63%) Contact Management
9 10 (6.02%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (6.02%) Risk Management
10 9 (5.42%) Capacity Management
10 9 (5.42%) Analytics
11 8 (4.82%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (4.82%) ITSM
12 7 (4.22%) Configuration Management
12 7 (4.22%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (4.22%) Performance Monitoring
12 7 (4.22%) Low Latency
13 6 (3.61%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (13.25%) SQL
2 9 (5.42%) VBScript
3 8 (4.82%) C#
3 8 (4.82%) Java
4 7 (4.22%) Perl
4 7 (4.22%) VB
5 6 (3.61%) PowerShell
6 4 (2.41%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.20%) Korn
7 2 (1.20%) REXX
7 2 (1.20%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.20%) VBA
8 1 (0.60%) Python
8 1 (0.60%) Bourne shell
8 1 (0.60%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 20 (12.05%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (5.42%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.61%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.41%) PMI Certification
4 4 (2.41%) CCIE
5 3 (1.81%) MCSE
5 3 (1.81%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.81%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.81%) MCITP
5 3 (1.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.20%) APMP
6 2 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.20%) CISSP
6 2 (1.20%) CCNP
6 2 (1.20%) CCNA
6 2 (1.20%) CIMA
6 2 (1.20%) MBA
6 2 (1.20%) ACCA
6 2 (1.20%) CISA
6 2 (1.20%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.22%) PCI DSS
2 6 (3.61%) QA
3 5 (3.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (2.41%) SLA
5 1 (0.60%) GAAP
5 1 (0.60%) COBIT
5 1 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.60%) JSP 440
System Software
1 15 (9.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (5.42%) Active Directory
3 7 (4.22%) vSphere
4 5 (3.01%) Hyper-V
4 5 (3.01%) XenApp
4 5 (3.01%) XenDesktop
4 5 (3.01%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 5 (3.01%) ACF2
4 5 (3.01%) FreeRADIUS
5 4 (2.41%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (2.41%) Firmware
6 3 (1.81%) RACF
7 2 (1.20%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.60%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.60%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.60%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 48 (28.92%) CA Spectrum
2 14 (8.43%) Cisco CUCM
3 11 (6.63%) SCCM
3 11 (6.63%) Cisco UCCX
4 10 (6.02%) SCOM
5 9 (5.42%) Control-M
6 8 (4.82%) BladeLogic
6 8 (4.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 8 (4.82%) Backup Exec
7 6 (3.61%) CA LISA
7 6 (3.61%) Cisco UCCE
7 6 (3.61%) ARCserve
8 5 (3.01%) NetBackup
8 5 (3.01%) SCVMM
8 5 (3.01%) HP SIM
8 5 (3.01%) EdgeSight
9 4 (2.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 4 (2.41%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (1.81%) Tivoli
10 3 (1.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 45 (27.11%) Cisco
2 29 (17.47%) Oracle
3 28 (16.87%) Citrix
4 25 (15.06%) IBM
5 24 (14.46%) Microsoft
5 24 (14.46%) CheckPoint
6 20 (12.05%) VMware
7 16 (9.64%) HP
8 11 (6.63%) Symantec
8 11 (6.63%) ServiceNow
9 10 (6.02%) BMC
10 8 (4.82%) Nimsoft
10 8 (4.82%) Splunk
10 8 (4.82%) Veeam
11 7 (4.22%) SAP
11 7 (4.22%) Nortel
11 7 (4.22%) Blue Coat
12 6 (3.61%) Veritas
12 6 (3.61%) NetIQ
13 5 (3.01%) Avaya
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