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 1 May 2015 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CA
Rank 90 81 66
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -15
Contract jobs citing CA 9 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.54% 0.29% 1.11%
As % of the Vendors category 1.26% 0.67% 2.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£328 £444 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.19% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +7.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £18.00 £19.04
% change year-on-year
+122.22% -5.46%
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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
714 599 391
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 42.99% 43.41% 39.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 279 161
Average daily rate £350 £330 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £168 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £463 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 36 35
Average hourly rate £15.25 £17.13 £17.21
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.94% -0.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.01 £10.64 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £37.74 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 1 May 2015.

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 1 May 2015, 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 14 (77.78%) IBM
2 11 (61.11%) CICS
2 11 (61.11%) VSAM
3 10 (55.56%) Finance
4 8 (44.44%) zOS
4 8 (44.44%) UNIX
5 7 (38.89%) AIX
5 7 (38.89%) Solaris
5 7 (38.89%) Linux
5 7 (38.89%) COBOL
6 6 (33.33%) MQSeries
6 6 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 6 (33.33%) Mainframe
7 5 (27.78%) BYOD
7 5 (27.78%) ITIL
7 5 (27.78%) DataStage
8 4 (22.22%) RACF
8 4 (22.22%) Middleware
8 4 (22.22%) MVS
8 4 (22.22%) DB2
9 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (11.11%) Supplier Management
9 2 (11.11%) SAP
9 2 (11.11%) Oracle
9 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
9 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
9 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (11.11%) Stress Testing
10 1 (5.56%) Banking
10 1 (5.56%) Degree

CA
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 11 (61.11%) CICS
2 6 (33.33%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) DataStage
2 4 (22.22%) DB2
General
1 10 (55.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Technical Design Leader
2 5 (27.78%) Programmer
3 4 (22.22%) Systems Programmer
4 3 (16.67%) Software Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Relationships Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Supplier Relationship Manager
5 2 (11.11%) CICS Programmer
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Design Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Lead Architect
6 1 (5.56%) CICS Systems Programmer
6 1 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (61.11%) VSAM
2 6 (33.33%) Mainframe
3 5 (27.78%) BYOD
4 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) zOS
1 8 (44.44%) UNIX
2 7 (38.89%) AIX
2 7 (38.89%) Solaris
2 7 (38.89%) Linux
3 4 (22.22%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) ITIL
2 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (11.11%) Supplier Management
2 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
2 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (11.11%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) RACF
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) IBM
2 2 (11.11%) SAP
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft