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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CA
Rank 87 79 80
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +1
Contract jobs citing CA 19 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.03% 0.61% 0.083%
As % of the Vendors category 2.31% 1.43% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 1
Average daily rate
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£470 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% +14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £384 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.67% +9.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £22.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+6.81% +7.31%
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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
824 561 543
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 44.52% 42.86% 45.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 458 330 249
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 32 50
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £12.00 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £25.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 18 (72.00%) Mainframe
2 17 (68.00%) CICS
3 16 (64.00%) Finance
4 15 (60.00%) VSAM
5 12 (48.00%) IBM
5 12 (48.00%) ITIL
6 11 (44.00%) COBOL
6 11 (44.00%) Middleware
7 10 (40.00%) UNIX
8 9 (36.00%) AIX
9 8 (32.00%) Solaris
9 8 (32.00%) DataStage
10 7 (28.00%) zOS
10 7 (28.00%) RACF
11 5 (20.00%) JCL
11 5 (20.00%) Linux
11 5 (20.00%) BYOD
12 4 (16.00%) Data Centre
12 4 (16.00%) DB2
12 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
12 4 (16.00%) Banking
13 3 (12.00%) SAN
13 3 (12.00%) Firewall
13 3 (12.00%) VMware
13 3 (12.00%) PKI
13 3 (12.00%) WebSphere
13 3 (12.00%) OMEGAMON
13 3 (12.00%) IBM Mainframe
13 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 3 (12.00%) NAS

CA
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 17 (68.00%) CICS
2 3 (12.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (12.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (4.00%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) CA PPM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (12.00%) SNA
2 3 (12.00%) SSL
2 3 (12.00%) SAN
2 3 (12.00%) Firewall
2 3 (12.00%) NAS
2 3 (12.00%) SMS
2 3 (12.00%) SMTP
2 3 (12.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) DataStage
2 4 (16.00%) DB2
General
1 16 (64.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Technical Design Leader
2 5 (20.00%) Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Architect
4 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (12.00%) Operations Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Designer
5 2 (8.00%) Relationships Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Supplier Relationship Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Systems Programmer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Mainframe DBA
6 1 (4.00%) Mainframe Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Planview Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Implementation Project Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Implementation Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) DBA
6 1 (4.00%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (44.00%) Middleware
2 1 (4.00%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (72.00%) Mainframe
2 15 (60.00%) VSAM
3 5 (20.00%) BYOD
4 4 (16.00%) Data Centre
5 3 (12.00%) EFT
5 3 (12.00%) PKI
5 3 (12.00%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 10 (40.00%) UNIX
2 9 (36.00%) AIX
3 8 (32.00%) Solaris
4 7 (28.00%) zOS
5 5 (20.00%) Linux
6 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) ITIL
2 3 (12.00%) ETL
3 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (8.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (4.00%) Stress Testing
4 1 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (4.00%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (44.00%) COBOL
2 5 (20.00%) JCL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
System Software
1 7 (28.00%) RACF
2 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (12.00%) Time Sharing Option
2 3 (12.00%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) OMEGAMON
1 3 (12.00%) zSecure
2 2 (8.00%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) IBM
2 3 (12.00%) VMware
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle
3 2 (8.00%) SAP
4 1 (4.00%) TIBCO
4 1 (4.00%) Planview