The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CA products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CA over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CA
Rank 71 77 81
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +4
Contract jobs citing CA 16 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.16% 0.17% 0.66%
As % of the Vendors category 2.56% 0.41% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £304 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.15% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £410 £355
% change year-on-year
-12.19% +15.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 - £16.50
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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 Manchester region.

Vendors Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
624 485 621
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 45.05% 41.38% 45.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 359 218 273
Average daily rate £325 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 50 52
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.92 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.60 £26.00 £39.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -2.70%

CA
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

CA Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

CA
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

CA Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

CA
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CA across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 17 October 2014.

CA Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

CA
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

CA Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

CA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 12 (54.55%) Migration
2 9 (40.91%) ITSM
2 9 (40.91%) Linux
2 9 (40.91%) ServiceNow
3 7 (31.82%) AIX
3 7 (31.82%) Solaris
3 7 (31.82%) IBM
3 7 (31.82%) Middleware
4 5 (22.73%) Mainframe
4 5 (22.73%) Banking
4 5 (22.73%) Finance
5 4 (18.18%) VSAM
5 4 (18.18%) DataStage
5 4 (18.18%) HP
5 4 (18.18%) CICS
5 4 (18.18%) Windows
5 4 (18.18%) COBOL
6 3 (13.64%) ITIL
6 3 (13.64%) HPUX
6 3 (13.64%) Tivoli
6 3 (13.64%) Control-M
7 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
7 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
7 2 (9.09%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
7 2 (9.09%) Firmware
7 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (9.09%) Data Modelling
7 2 (9.09%) HTTP
7 2 (9.09%) JBoss

CA
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 4 (18.18%) CICS
2 2 (9.09%) CMS
2 2 (9.09%) IBM HTTP Server
2 2 (9.09%) Apache
2 2 (9.09%) Tomcat
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle HTTP Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) HTTP
2 1 (4.55%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) DataStage
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) ERwin
1 2 (9.09%) Introscope
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
1 5 (22.73%) Banking
2 2 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Business Analyst
1 9 (40.91%) Analyst
1 9 (40.91%) Service Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Architect
3 2 (9.09%) Data Architect
3 2 (9.09%) Technical Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (9.09%) Administrator
3 2 (9.09%) Technical Design Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Desktop Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Design Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Design Leader
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) Middleware
2 1 (4.55%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Mainframe
2 4 (18.18%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) Linux
2 7 (31.82%) Solaris
2 7 (31.82%) AIX
3 4 (18.18%) Windows
4 3 (13.64%) HPUX
5 2 (9.09%) UNIX
5 2 (9.09%) SUSE
5 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Migration
2 9 (40.91%) ITSM
3 3 (13.64%) ITIL
4 2 (9.09%) Data Modelling
4 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 2 (9.09%) Content Management
4 2 (9.09%) Problem Management
4 2 (9.09%) Time Management
4 2 (9.09%) Analytics
5 1 (4.55%) Product Management
5 1 (4.55%) Change Control
5 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) COBOL
2 2 (9.09%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.55%) VB
3 1 (4.55%) Java
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Firmware
2 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) Tivoli
1 3 (13.64%) Control-M
2 2 (9.09%) CA Wily
2 2 (9.09%) Puppet
3 1 (4.55%) CA SiteMinder
3 1 (4.55%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (4.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) ServiceNow
2 7 (31.82%) IBM
3 4 (18.18%) HP
4 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
4 2 (9.09%) FatWire
4 2 (9.09%) VMware
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle
4 2 (9.09%) JBoss
5 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.55%) Sun