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 20 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CA
Rank 347 360 344
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -16
Contract jobs citing CA 81 82 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.33% 0.32% 0.25%
As % of the Vendors category 0.73% 0.71% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 45 41
Average daily rate
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£425 £430 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% -4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £330 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £650 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £400 £360
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 - £16.50
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
11112 11560 11525
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.05% 45.61% 46.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 7379 7621 7152
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 275 226 310
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £42.90 £42.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.08
% change year-on-year
- -0.41%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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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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 +11 9 £502 +43.28% 7
Croydon - - - -
CA
England

CA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 42 (26.92%) Finance
2 41 (26.28%) Windows
2 41 (26.28%) Cisco
3 38 (24.36%) CA Spectrum
4 34 (21.79%) Firewall
5 33 (21.15%) Linux
6 29 (18.59%) Oracle
7 27 (17.31%) Change Management
8 26 (16.67%) Migration
8 26 (16.67%) UNIX
9 23 (14.74%) SQL
10 22 (14.10%) IBM
10 22 (14.10%) CheckPoint
10 22 (14.10%) Banking
11 21 (13.46%) LAN
12 20 (12.82%) VMware
12 20 (12.82%) Service Management
13 18 (11.54%) WAN
13 18 (11.54%) Citrix
13 18 (11.54%) Cisco Nexus
14 17 (10.90%) NetScaler
14 17 (10.90%) Line Management
14 17 (10.90%) Load Balancing
14 17 (10.90%) Ethernet
14 17 (10.90%) DNS
14 17 (10.90%) Solaris
14 17 (10.90%) Project Management
15 16 (10.26%) SAN
16 15 (9.62%) Mainframe
16 15 (9.62%) VMware Infrastructure

CA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 (7.05%) MS Exchange
2 9 (5.77%) Apache
3 7 (4.49%) IIS
4 6 (3.85%) WebSphere
4 6 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (3.21%) SharePoint
6 4 (2.56%) LiveLink
6 4 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.92%) Lotus Domino
7 3 (1.92%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.92%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.28%) SAS
8 2 (1.28%) CICS
9 1 (0.64%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.64%) CMS
9 1 (0.64%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (0.64%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.64%) JBoss
Applications
1 12 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.49%) MS Office
3 5 (3.21%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.56%) MS Project
5 1 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.64%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.64%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 9 (5.77%) CA Clarity
2 1 (0.64%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.64%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.64%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.64%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.28%) SaaS
2 1 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (21.79%) Firewall
2 21 (13.46%) LAN
3 18 (11.54%) WAN
3 18 (11.54%) Cisco Nexus
4 17 (10.90%) NetScaler
4 17 (10.90%) Ethernet
4 17 (10.90%) DNS
5 16 (10.26%) SAN
6 12 (7.69%) VPN
6 12 (7.69%) DHCP
6 12 (7.69%) IPsec
6 12 (7.69%) Cisco IPT
7 10 (6.41%) Wireless
7 10 (6.41%) BGP
8 8 (5.13%) MPLS
8 8 (5.13%) Internet
8 8 (5.13%) Network Security
9 7 (4.49%) VoIP
10 6 (3.85%) LDAP
10 6 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.05%) DB2
1 11 (7.05%) Oracle Database
2 9 (5.77%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (5.13%) SQL Server
4 7 (4.49%) Relational Database
5 5 (3.21%) Oracle Exadata
5 5 (3.21%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (3.21%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.64%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.64%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 3 (1.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 3 (1.92%) ERwin
1 3 (1.92%) MSI
1 3 (1.92%) JIRA
2 2 (1.28%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.28%) ChangeMan
2 2 (1.28%) PowerDesigner
3 1 (0.64%) Ant
3 1 (0.64%) Toad
3 1 (0.64%) Subversion
3 1 (0.64%) Maven
3 1 (0.64%) Introscope
3 1 (0.64%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.64%) CA Gen
General
1 42 (26.92%) Finance
2 22 (14.10%) Banking
3 11 (7.05%) Retail
4 10 (6.41%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.56%) Advertising
6 2 (1.28%) Publishing
6 2 (1.28%) Private Banking
6 2 (1.28%) French Language
6 2 (1.28%) Legal
7 1 (0.64%) Front Office
7 1 (0.64%) Law
7 1 (0.64%) Local Government
7 1 (0.64%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.64%) German Language
7 1 (0.64%) Hungarian Language
7 1 (0.64%) Polish Language
7 1 (0.64%) Marketing
7 1 (0.64%) Czech Language
Job Titles
1 19 (12.18%) Analyst
1 19 (12.18%) Consultant
2 17 (10.90%) Architect
3 16 (10.26%) Network Engineer
4 8 (5.13%) Project Manager
4 8 (5.13%) Business Analyst
4 8 (5.13%) Developer
4 8 (5.13%) Infrastructure Architect
5 7 (4.49%) Administrator
6 6 (3.85%) Server Engineer
7 5 (3.21%) .NET Developer
7 5 (3.21%) C# Developer
7 5 (3.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (3.21%) Programmer
7 5 (3.21%) Data Centre Engineer
7 5 (3.21%) Voice Engineer
7 5 (3.21%) Systems Programmer
7 5 (3.21%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (2.56%) DBA
8 4 (2.56%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (8.97%) Middleware
2 10 (6.41%) Web Services
3 8 (5.13%) XML
4 5 (3.21%) .NET
4 5 (3.21%) JMS
4 5 (3.21%) .NET Framework
4 5 (3.21%) LINQ
4 5 (3.21%) Oracle Fusion
4 5 (3.21%) Regular Expression
5 4 (2.56%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (1.92%) HTML
6 3 (1.92%) ISPF
7 1 (0.64%) MDX
7 1 (0.64%) Velocity
7 1 (0.64%) JSF
7 1 (0.64%) J2EE
7 1 (0.64%) CSS
7 1 (0.64%) JSP
7 1 (0.64%) SOAP
7 1 (0.64%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.62%) Mainframe
2 8 (5.13%) Data Structures
3 6 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.85%) PKI
3 6 (3.85%) Derivative
3 6 (3.85%) Credit Risk
3 6 (3.85%) Market Risk
3 6 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.21%) Equity Derivative
4 5 (3.21%) Credit Derivative
4 5 (3.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (3.21%) Algorithms
5 4 (2.56%) EMV
5 4 (2.56%) Replication
5 4 (2.56%) Enterprise Storage
5 4 (2.56%) PMI
6 3 (1.92%) Blackberry
6 3 (1.92%) IBM Mainframe
6 3 (1.92%) EPoS
6 3 (1.92%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 41 (26.28%) Windows
2 33 (21.15%) Linux
3 26 (16.67%) UNIX
4 17 (10.90%) Solaris
5 13 (8.33%) Oracle Linux
6 10 (6.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (5.13%) zOS
8 7 (4.49%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (4.49%) SUSE
8 7 (4.49%) AIX
9 4 (2.56%) Android
9 4 (2.56%) Windows XP
9 4 (2.56%) Windows 7
9 4 (2.56%) Apple iOS
9 4 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.64%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (17.31%) Change Management
2 26 (16.67%) Migration
3 20 (12.82%) Service Management
4 17 (10.90%) Project Management
4 17 (10.90%) Load Balancing
4 17 (10.90%) Line Management
5 13 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (6.41%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (6.41%) Risk Management
6 10 (6.41%) Analytics
7 9 (5.77%) ITIL
8 8 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (4.49%) PRINCE2
9 7 (4.49%) SOA
10 6 (3.85%) Configuration Management
10 6 (3.85%) Contact Management
10 6 (3.85%) TDD
10 6 (3.85%) Risk Analytics
10 6 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
11 5 (3.21%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (14.74%) SQL
2 7 (4.49%) Java
2 7 (4.49%) Perl
3 5 (3.21%) PL/SQL
3 5 (3.21%) C#
3 5 (3.21%) VB
4 4 (2.56%) VBScript
4 4 (2.56%) Shell Script
5 3 (1.92%) REXX
6 2 (1.28%) Korn
6 2 (1.28%) VBA
6 2 (1.28%) C
6 2 (1.28%) Bourne shell
6 2 (1.28%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.64%) Python
7 1 (0.64%) Ada
7 1 (0.64%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.64%) JCL
7 1 (0.64%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (3.21%) PMI Certification
3 4 (2.56%) CCIE
3 4 (2.56%) Degree
3 4 (2.56%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.56%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (1.92%) MCITP
4 3 (1.92%) MCSE
4 3 (1.92%) ACCA
4 3 (1.92%) CIMA
4 3 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.28%) CCNP
5 2 (1.28%) APMP
6 1 (0.64%) CISSP
6 1 (0.64%) PMP
6 1 (0.64%) IBM Certification
6 1 (0.64%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.49%) PCI DSS
2 6 (3.85%) QA
3 5 (3.21%) SLA
3 5 (3.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.28%) GAAP
5 1 (0.64%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.64%) FINREP
System Software
1 15 (9.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (7.69%) Active Directory
3 9 (5.77%) vSphere
4 6 (3.85%) ACF2
5 5 (3.21%) FreeRADIUS
5 5 (3.21%) RACF
6 3 (1.92%) Firmware
7 2 (1.28%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.28%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.64%) XenApp
8 1 (0.64%) XenServer
8 1 (0.64%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (0.64%) Samba
8 1 (0.64%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 38 (24.36%) CA Spectrum
2 11 (7.05%) SCCM
3 10 (6.41%) Control-M
4 9 (5.77%) Cisco CUCM
5 8 (5.13%) BladeLogic
5 8 (5.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 7 (4.49%) ARCserve
7 6 (3.85%) Cisco UCCX
7 6 (3.85%) CA LISA
8 5 (3.21%) Tivoli
9 4 (2.56%) CA SiteMinder
9 4 (2.56%) Norton AntiVirus
9 4 (2.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 3 (1.92%) Backup Exec
10 3 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (1.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 3 (1.92%) Nagios
11 2 (1.28%) CiscoWorks
11 2 (1.28%) YUM
11 2 (1.28%) Puppet
Vendors
1 41 (26.28%) Cisco
2 29 (18.59%) Oracle
3 22 (14.10%) IBM
3 22 (14.10%) CheckPoint
4 20 (12.82%) VMware
5 18 (11.54%) Citrix
6 14 (8.97%) Microsoft
7 13 (8.33%) Symantec
8 9 (5.77%) NetIQ
8 9 (5.77%) HP
9 8 (5.13%) SAP
9 8 (5.13%) Splunk
10 7 (4.49%) Riverbed
10 7 (4.49%) Altiris
10 7 (4.49%) Blue Coat
10 7 (4.49%) NetApp
11 5 (3.21%) Nortel
11 5 (3.21%) McAfee
11 5 (3.21%) LANDesk
12 4 (2.56%) Fujitsu
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